Jule A. De Ryther

Little Falls, Herkimer County, New York, USA
Death 14 Mar 1915 (aged 69–70)
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Little Falls, Herkimer County, New York, USA
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Jule De Ryther was married to John De Ryther of Rome, NY, who died 30 September 1884 of respiratory problems. He was buried in the family plot in Martinsburgh, Lewis County. For more information on John, see his obituary in The Syracuse Sentinel, October 3, 1884.

Jule De Ryther obituary in The New York Times, March 15, 1915:
Mme. Julie (sic) De Ryther, a newspaper writer of this city, died last evening at the Hotel Vanderbilt, Park Avenue and 34th Street, of pneumonia, contracted on Tuesday. She was born in Little Falls, NY, nearly 70 years ago, and was the daughter of Albert W. Churchill. She studied singing in New York City, and in her youth was a concert and oratorio soloist. She leaves one sister, Mrs. George P. Russ of Rome, NY.

Per Rome NY Daily Sentinel, March 16, 1915: Funeral services were held today at the Church of the Transfiguration in New York today. The remains will be buried in the family plot in Little Falls.

She was the celebrated soprano of the Wieniawski Troupe for California concerts in 1873. H. Wieniawski was recognized as one of the greatest violinists in the world at that time; he was the solo violinist of the Emperor of Russia. (Reported in Sacramento Daily Union, 1 July 1873)

On 23 August 1874, she sang the Star Spangled Banner at a concert benefiting the Women's Training School in Long Island, a school supported by Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant. President Grant was in attendance for the event. (Reported in NY Herald on 24 Aug 1873)


Jule's father Albert W. Churchill was the proprietor of the Benton House (later known as Garvan House) in Little Falls, NY. He managed a number of hotels in Rome NY from 1858-1870: the American Hotel, Stanwix Hall, the Railroad House, and Curry's Eating House.

She had four siblings:
Fred B. Churchill
Mrs. Emma Reid Belden, wife of William Belden, of Belden's Point, City Island, near NY. She died of a stroke in November 1895.
Mrs. George H. Waters
Mrs. George P. Russ of Rome, NY

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