Harry J. Stidham

Harry J. Stidham

Birth
Death 30 Apr 1962 (aged 82)
Carrcroft, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Plot Sec F, Lot 454B, Pos 4
Memorial ID 84277752 · View Source
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Harry J. Stidham, 82, of 900 Marsh Road, Carrcroft, died yesterday after a long illness.

A native of Wilmington, Mr. Stidham was a descendent of a family which stteled in Delaware in 1638. He was the last member of the Stidham family to carry the name.

Mr. Stidham had been an auctioneer, and also conducted a furniture business for many years at 111 E. 4th St. Later, he became associated with the Miller Brothers furniture business, 9th and King Sts. He remained with them until his retirement in 1948.

Mr. Stidham was sheriff of New Castle County 1915-1917. He was a veteran of the Spanish-American War.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Anna M. Stidham; a daughter, Mrs. Florence Stidham Duffy; and a granddaughter, Miss Patricia B. Duffy, all of Carrcroft.

Funeral services will be held at the William F. Jones Funeral Home, 3401 Philadelphia Pike, Thursday at 11 a.m., with interment private. There will be no viewing.

(Morning News, Wilmington, DE, 1 May 1962, Page 18)


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  • Created by: Tedd Cocker
  • Added: 31 Jan 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 84277752
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harry J. Stidham (29 Oct 1879–30 Apr 1962), Find a Grave Memorial no. 84277752, citing Riverview Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Tedd Cocker (contributor 47025283) .