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 Horace Jerome “Hod” Grover

Horace Jerome “"Hod"” Grover

Schuyler County, New York, USA
Death 8 Oct 1910 (aged 60)
Watkins Glen, Schuyler County, New York, USA
Burial Watkins Glen, Schuyler County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 100119305 · View Source
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Elmira Star Gazette
Elmira, Chemung County, New York.
Saturday, October 8, 1910



Horace Grover, Night Custodian of Basket Factory, Succumbs to Apoplexy During Midnight Hours.

(Special to The Gazette.)

Watkins , Oct. 8. — Horace Grover, employed as night watch at the Smith Basket factory, was found dead at 6 o'clock this morning by Walter Havey another employe. When found, the body was laying down close to the boiler. It is not known how long he had been dead as the watchman's clock stood with the hand at 12 o'clock.

Coroner Bennett was notified and had the remains taken to Royce Brothers undertaking rooms, where it was prepared for burial. Coroner Bennett made an examination of the body and found burns on both arms and on one knee,where he had evidently fallen against the steam pipes, the face was discolored due cerebral apoplexy.

Mr. Grover was sixty years old, had lived here many years and for a long time was night police, for the village. Besides his widow, two sons, Cleveland and Frank, also two daughters, Mrs. Harry Scutter and Mrs. Leroy Ames, all of this village.


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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Horace Jerome “"Hod"” Grover (May 1850–8 Oct 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100119305, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Watkins Glen, Schuyler County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Butterfly~Kisses (contributor 46994799) .