WILSON, Henry (Mrs.) (d. 1903)

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Died, at Plant City, Saturday, Mrs. Henry WILSON, after a long and painful illness.  Mrs. WILSON was a former resident of Ocala and is a stepmother of Mr. George TAYLOR of the Ocala Commercial Printing Co.  The deceased was fifty-one years of age and a very estimable lady.  To her bereaved husband and friends the Star extends condolence and sympathy.

Source: The Ocala evening star. (Ocala, Fla.), 28 Oct. 1903. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84027621/1903-10-28/ed-1/seq-2/>

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DEAN, John Henry (d. 1909)

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Mr. J.W. CROSBY returned this morning from Baxley, Ga., where he accompanied his family with the remains of Mrs. CROSBY’s brother, Mr. John Henry DEAN, who died at Plant City a few days ago.  Mrs. DEAN, the widow, also accompanied the party.  Mrs. CROSBY and the children will remain in Georgia through the summer and Mr. CROSBY will return to the still at Loughman tonight.

Source: The Ocala evening star. (Ocala, Fla.), 10 June 1909. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84027621/1909-06-10/ed-1/seq-3/>

Editorial Note – this appears to be the family of James W. Crosby and wife Ida.  See the family’s 1910 census record.

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CUSHING, Monroe Delevan (d. 1902)

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Mr. M.D. CUSHING, the veteran publisher of Tampa, died in that city Saturday night from the effects of an attack of typhoid fever.

Mr. CUSHING owned and operated one of the leading job printing and book publishing houses in the state.  He was a native of New Jersey and was fifty-seven years of age.

Source: The Ocala banner. (Ocala, Marion County, Fla.), 20 June 1902. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88074815/1902-06-20/ed-1/seq-6/>

Editorial note: a search of records indicate this is the death notice for Monroe Delevan Cushing.

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South Florida Midwives Institute 1935 Photo

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This picture comes courtesy of the State Archives of Florida.  A 1935 picture of midwives at the South Florida Midwives Institute in Tampa.

SouthFL Midwives Institute 1935

 

For more information, visit http://floridamemory.com/items/show/44705.

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LALANE, Paul (d. 1906)

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Ocala Evening Star
January 19, 1906

Mr. Paul LALANE, an old and honored citizen of Tampa, died suddenly at his home in that city yesterday.

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LONG, John M. (d. 1906)

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Ocala Evening Star
January 18, 1906

Col. John M. LONG, one of the leading citizens of Tampa, died at his home in that city Tuesday night.

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CARTER, Sam (d. 1907)

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Ocala Evening Star
June 3, 1905

Captain Sam CARTER, acting chief of police of Tampa, died yesterday in consequence of the wound inflicted on him by P.W. KNAPP.

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JACKSON, Nancy (d. 1907)

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Ocala Evening Star
March 26, 1907

Mrs. Nancy JACKSON, the oldest resident of Tampa, died in that city Sunday, aged 92 years.  She has resided in Tampa continuously for eighty-three years.

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MCKAY, John A. (d. 1907)

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Suwanee Democrat (newspaper of Live Oak, FL)
November 29, 1907

Prominent Tampa Man Dead

Tampa, Nov. 29 – Capt. John A. McKAY, 63 years of age, a pioneer citizen, former cashier of custom house and father of editor D.B. McKAY of the Tampa Times, died today.

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SPENCER, Thos. K. (Mrs.) (d. 1901)

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St. Petersburg Times
May 11, 1901

Mrs. Thos. K. SPENCER of Tampa, widow of ex-sheriff SPENCER who was dangerously ill at the time of her husband’s death last week, died last Saturday morning.  The passing of both parents of a household in so short a time is a very sad occurrence and the family has the kind sympathy of many friends.

Source: Google News Archive

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