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 Elmira Hoffmann <I>Perry</I> Hilts

Elmira Hoffmann Perry Hilts

Death 24 Apr 1949 (aged 82)
Burial Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Plot Lot 46
Memorial ID 13505864 · View Source
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Elmira, daughter of George Perry and Catherine Brown Perry, married DeForest Hilts (1866-1908) on Dec. 24, 1884 when she was 17 years of age and he was 18.

DeForest and Elmira had three daughters: Ella Caroline (1885-1977), Edith May (1890-1962), and Hazel Melvina (1901-1986). Of the three daughters, Ella never married; she lived in the home with Elmira. Hazel, inherited the home next door from her grandmother, Henrietta, DeForest's mother.

She was born in Peapack, NJ. She was widowed at age 41 years.

Elmira was a member of the Stanhope Methodist Episcopalian Church in Stanhope, NJ.

Elmira's obituary read:
"Mrs. DeForest Hilts
Netcong - Mrs. Elmira Hilts, widow of DeForest Hilts, died yesterday at her home in Hilts Lane. She was born in Peapack 82 years ago and had lived here 70 years. Mrs. Hilts was a member of the Methodist Church in the Glen. She leaves three daughters, Mrs. Howard B. Trezise, Mrs. Fred Mooney, and Miss Ella Hilts, all of Netcong; a sister,
Mrs. Abbie Dann of Morristown; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be Wednesday at 2:30 PM at the home. Rev. Henry P. Bowen of the Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Stanhope Union Cemetery".

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  • Maintained by: Gail Mooney Grobe
  • Originally Created by: Marvin Hilts
  • Added: 3 Mar 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13505864
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elmira Hoffmann Perry Hilts (3 Mar 1867–24 Apr 1949), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13505864, citing Stanhope Union Cemetery, Morris County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Gail Mooney Grobe (contributor 47140491) .