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 Frank Sherman Hedding

Frank Sherman Hedding

Birth
Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York, USA
Death 1 Dec 1938 (aged 74)
Port Henry, Essex County, New York, USA
Burial Moriah, Essex County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 161005957 · View Source
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In 1930 (Age 65) he resided on First Street in Port Henry, N.Y. with his wife Mary (62). He worked as a Machinist in a Railroad Shop.

Frank Hedding. Former Deputy Sheriff, is Dead

Passed Away at Port Henry Home Last Thursday — Was Born In Plattsburgh

Frank S. Hedding, 74, a former Justice or the Peace of the town of Moriah, and a former Essex County Deputy Sheriff died at his home at 26 First Street in Port Henry on Thursday, Dec. 1st at 3:20 a.m. after an illness of one month.

He had been in ill health for the past three years.

Mr. Hedding was born in Plattsburgh on August 2nd 1864, the son of the late Elijah H. and Helen Dow Hedding.

When seven years of age, he went to Port Henry with his parents to reside. He was educated tn the Port Henry High School.

In early manhood he took up railroading, being employed as a trainman for the Chicago, Northwestern and St. Paul Railroad.

He later became an engineer, and finally a master mechanic.

He was at one time employed by the Brooklyn Elevated, the Delaware and Hudson Railroad at the Mohawk shops.

In later years, with the Lake Champlain and Moriah Railroad Company at Port Henry, where he was employed until three years ago when he had to give up his work on account of ill health.

In 1882 he married Mary Frances Truman, the ceremony being performed in Port Henry.

Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters, and one son.

Besides being Justice of the Peace and Deputy Sheriff, he has been a town constable of Moriah, and has served as an Inspector or election of the first Election District, Moriah.

He was a staunch Republican and always worked for the best Interests of the party.

He was a Charter member of Port Henry Council, Knight of Columbus, but had resigned from that organization several years ago.

During the war he was a member of the U.S. Protective League.

Funeral services were held from St. Patrick's Church in Port Henry on Saturday morning at 9 o'clock, Rev. Hugh O'Reilly being celebrant of the Requiem Mass.

Interment was in St. Patrick's Cemetery.


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  • Created by: Laurie & Nate S.
  • Added: 13 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161005957
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frank Sherman Hedding (2 Aug 1864–1 Dec 1938), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161005957, citing Saint Patrick Cemetery, Moriah, Essex County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Laurie & Nate S. (contributor 47011031) .