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 Mary Frances <I>Summerbell</I> Whitford

Mary Frances Summerbell Whitford

Birth
Petersburg, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Death 31 Jan 1948 (aged 98)
Nile, Allegany County, New York, USA
Burial Alfred, Allegany County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 100022537 · View Source
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"The Milton and Milton Junction Courier", Milton Junction, Wisconsin, Thursday, Feb. 5, 1948, p 3.

Mary Frances Whitford died at her home in Nile, N. Y. at 2 p.m. Saturday. The daughter of the Rev. James and Rachel was born January 27, 1850. She was married January 1, 1873 to John Byron Whitford, of Berlin, N. Y., who died March 20, 1901.

Surviving are five of six children, all of whom are members of the teaching profession: B. Frank, Stamford, Conn.; J. Fred, Milton; Ferris S., Little Genesee, N. Y.; William G., Chicago; and Frances E., Cleveland.

For many years after the death of Mr. Whitford she carried on his business of Postmaster and merchant in Nile; during that time she also contributed original poems to newspapers and magazines. Funeral services will be held Tuesday in the Seventh Day Baptist church in Nile, with interment in the cemetery at Alfred, N. Y.


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  • Created by: Jon Saunders
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100022537
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Frances Summerbell Whitford (27 Jan 1850–31 Jan 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100022537, citing Alfred Rural Cemetery, Alfred, Allegany County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Jon Saunders (contributor 47674050) .