"Harford Mills...The funeral services of Lorenzo Short, a former resident of this place whose death from consumption occurred at the home of his son Freeman in Barker, Friday evening, Oct. 24, in the 73d year of his age, was held from the M. E. church in this place Monday afternoon, Rev. James West of Lapeer, officiating. Four sons George and LaCoute[sic] of Harford Mills, E. L. of Newark Valley and Freeman of Barker, and three daughters, Mrs. Isaac Goodenough, Mrs. C. W. Decker, and Mrs. Shepard Hills, all of Newark Valley, and three brothers, Uri, Fred, and Frank of Apalachin,, survive him. Undertaker Nichols of Whitney's Point had charge of the remains and burial was made in the Evergreen cemetery in Berkshire in the family plot." [Source: Cortland Democrat, Fri. Oct. 31, 1913, pg. 8]
Husband of Phoebe Ann (Cortright) Short (buried in this cemetery).
Son of Uriah and Mary Ann (Nichols) Short (buried in Riverside Cemetery, Apalachin, Tioga Co., NY).
Father of George R., LaCount, Mary Ella, Amelia O., Edward J. Eliza J., Ernest Laverne, Freeman, and Jacob.
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