Category Archive: Obituary

CASEY, J.M. (d. 1905)

Taneya Koonce | June 17, 2013 | COMMENTS:No Comments »

J.M. CASEY, a well-known newspaper man of Tampa, died at that place September 16th.  He had a host of friends in Hillsborough county.

Source: Gainesville daily sun. (Gainesville, Fla.), 19 Sept. 1905. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn95026977/1905-09-19/ed-1/seq-4/>

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BIVENS, T.A. (d. 1909)

Taneya Koonce | June 14, 2013 | COMMENTS:No Comments »

T.A. BIVENS,  a widely known citizen of Tampa, died Sunday at his home in that city.

Source: Suwannee Democrat. (Live Oak, Fla.), 16 July 1909. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn95026787/1909-07-16/ed-1/seq-9/>

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FARR, Orris S. (d. 1908)

Taneya Koonce | June 12, 2013 | COMMENTS:No Comments »

Judge O.S. FARR, a prominent lawyer and citizen of Tampa, died at his home in that city this week.

Source: The champion. (Arcadia, Fla.), 26 Nov. 1908. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn95047227/1908-11-26/ed-1/seq-6/>

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GALVIN, Daniel J. (d. 1905)

Taneya Koonce | June 10, 2013 | COMMENTS:No Comments »

Daniel J. GALVIN of Tampa died that city Saturday and was buried Monday. He was a county commissioner and was a prominent and popular citizen.

Source: The Ocala evening star. (Ocala, Fla.), 31 Oct. 1905. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84027621/1905-10-31/ed-1/seq-2/>

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FRINK, Albert Berry (d. 1903)

Taneya Koonce | June 7, 2013 | COMMENTS:No Comments »

News was received here Saturday afternoon announcing the death of Mr. Albert Berry FRINK at his home in Tampa.  He died Wednesday and was buried Thursday afternoon, Rev. C.H. NASH officiating.

Mrs. FRINK, who was before her marriage three years ago, Miss Julia WELLS, was here on a visit and did not know that her husband was even seriously ill until the news reached here Saturday.  Mr. FRINK had been an invalid for a long time and Mrs. FRINK left him with his mother at Tampla, while she came to Ocala on a business visit.

She is prostrated with grief and is at a loss to understand why she was not sent for before her husband’s death. We extend our sympathies to Mrs. FRINK in her great trouble.

Source: The Ocala banner. (Ocala, Marion County, Fla.), 04 Dec. 1903. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88074815/1903-12-04/ed-1/seq-3/>

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GUNBY, Fred R. (d. 1905)

Taneya Koonce | June 5, 2013 | COMMENTS:No Comments »

Fred R. GUNBY, of Jacksonville, brother of Hon. E.R. GUNBY, of Tampa, the well-known politician, died suddenly last Sunday in New York, where he was enjoying a vacation.

Source: The Ocala banner. (Ocala, Marion County, Fla.), 13 Oct. 1905. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88074815/1905-10-13/ed-1/seq-5/>

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HAZEN, William Pitt (d. 1900)

Taneya Koonce | June 3, 2013 | COMMENTS:No Comments »

Tampa, Fla., July 18 – July 18. – Gen. W.P. HAZEN, uncle of Brig. Gen. HAZEN, Mrs. George DEWEY‘s first husband, died at Thonotosassa after an illness of several weeks.  Gen. HAZEN was borin in Marion O., and was 84 years old.  He was a man of much wealth and had been a resident of Thonotosassa for 15 years.

Source: The Bourbon news. (Paris, Ky.), 20 July 1900. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86069873/1900-07-20/ed-1/seq-3/>

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THOMAS, Nancy (d. 1900)

Taneya Koonce | May 31, 2013 | COMMENTS:No Comments »

Mrs. Nancy THOMAS, formerly of Bradford county, but of late living with her son, Hardy THOMAS at Plant City, died at that place early Tuesday morning, June 19th of heart trouble.  The remains were shipped to Starke the same day, and were taken charge of by her sons, N.J. and Jos. THOMAS, of New River, this county, and interred in the family burying ground.

Source: Bradford County telegraph. (Starke, Fla.), 22 June 1900. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn95047406/1900-06-22/ed-1/seq-1/>

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

Taneya Koonce | May 29, 2013 | COMMENTS:No Comments »

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)

Taneya Koonce | May 27, 2013 | COMMENTS:No Comments »

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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