Anson A Platts

Rindge, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 31 May 1940 (aged 94)
Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Merrimack, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 201765017 · View Source
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Son of Asa and Fidelia (Emerson) Platts. He graduated from Appleton Academy in Ipswich NH.

He married 29 June 1869 in Rindge NH to Cynthia L. Lawrence, daughter of William & Loucinda (Lowell) Lawrence. She d. 3 Oct 1919 in Nashua NH.

Oldest Resident, 95, of Reed's Ferry Died in Hospital at Manchester. Merrimack--Oldest resident of Reeds Ferry, Anson A. Platts, died yesterday afternoon at a Manchester hospital, following an appendectomy, at the age of 95. Previous to an automobile accident which resulted in the loss of one of his legs a few months ago, Mr. Platts had been the manager of the heading department of the Fessenden and Lowell Cooper company for 56 years. He was born in Rindge, the son of the late Asa and Fidelia (Emerson) Platts and came to Reed's Ferry at the age of 32. He had made his home for the past 21 years with Mr. and Mrs. Clarence L. Webster. Mr. Platts was a Golden Sheaf member of Thornton grange of which he was chorister for 25 years, a past grand of Souhegan Lodge IOOF and member of Puritan Rebekah lodge for a great many years. He was Outside Guardian of the last two organizations up to the time of his accident. He was also one of the original five trustees of Wheeler chapel and the only one living. School auditor and Town treasurer were other responsible positions he had filled. There are no immediate survivors. The body was brought to the Charles Fisk Funeral Home in Merrimack where it may be viewed this evening. Funeral services will take place at 2:30 Sunday afternoon at the Congregational church with Rev. John W. Wright officiating. The Odd Fellows service will be conducted by members of Souhegan Lodge.

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