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Mary Jane (Gamwell) House (1848 - 1916)

Mary Jane House formerly Gamwell
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Biography

Mary Jane Gamwell[1] was born on October 24, 1848. She married Deloss House.[2][3] She died on November 20, 1916.[4]

Note

Note: HOUSE, Mary Camwell, B. 1846-D. 1916, Hus. Deloss, Death records of Columbia Reformed Church Cemetery 'Delos House was born in Warren, N.Y., in 1842. In 1867 he married Mary J. Garnwell, who was born in this country in 1850. His father, Henry House, was a native of Columbia, N.Y. His wife was Mary Fykes.' History of Herkimer County, N.Y. (New York: F. W. Beers & Co., 1879, p. 235.)
Obituary: Richfield Springs Mercury, November 23, 1916. The death of Mrs. Delos House brings sorrow to the hearts of a host of friends to whom she had endeared herself by her kind, womanly ways and unfailing cheerfulness. She has been a life long resident of this town. Her maiden name as Jane Camwell and was born Oct. 24, 1848. She was united in marriage with Delos House in Mohawk and they build their comfortable home on the Mohawk road where they passed the remainder of their lives. Of the two children born to them, the daughter, Florence, on attaining her young womanhood became the wife of Norman Hopkinson and upon the death of Mr. House seven years ago they left their home in Warren and came to the homestead. Mrs. House was cheerful, willing, faithful and reliable. She was one of the few remaining members of the Reformed church of Columbia, where she will be sorely missed. A year ago she had a severe illness from which she never fully recovered and a week ago went to the hospital in Utica, where her death occurred at 1:30 a. m. Nov. 20. she is survived by her daughter, two granddaughters, Marion and Rete Hopkinson, and three sisters, Mrs. Hattie Cristinan of East Herkimer, Mrs. Emma Crewell of Ilion and Mrs. Rose Miller of Millers Mills. Funeral service will be held at her late home Thursday at 1 p.m. and interment will be in the family plot near the church, where he faithful heart, pleasant voice and helpful hands have never wearied in well-doing.


Sources

  1. Source: #S43 p. 25
  2. Source: #S43 p. 25
  3. Source: #S213 23 November 1916. The death of Mrs. Delos House brings sorrow to the hearts of a host of friends to whom she had endeared herself by her kind, womanly ways and unfailing cheerfulness. She has been a life long resident of this town. Her maiden name as Jane Camwell and was born Oct. 24, 1848. She was united in marriage with Delos House in Mohawk and they build their comfortable home on the Mohawk road where they passed the remainder of their lives. Of the two children born to them, the daughter, Florence, on attaining her young womanhood became the wife of Norman Hopkinson and upon the death of Mr. House seven years ago they left their home in Warren and came to the homestead. Mrs. House was cheerful, willing, faithful and reliable. She was one of the few remaining members of the Reformed church of Columbia, where she will be sorely missed. A year ago she had a severe illness from which she never fully recovered and a week ago went to the hospital in Utica, where her death occurred at 1:30 a. m. Nov. 20. she is survived by her daughter, two granddaughters, Marion and Rete Hopkinson, and three sisters, Mrs. Hattie Cristinen of East Herkimer, Mrs. Emma Crewell of Ilion and Mrs. Rose Miller of Millers Mills. Funeral service will be held at her late home Thursday at 1 p.m. and interment will be in the family plot near the church, where he faithful heart, pleasant voice and helpful hands have never wearied in well-doing.
  4. Source: #S213 Obituary: Richfield Springs Mercury, November 23, 1916
  • Source: S213 Mrs. Delos House obituary, Richfield Springs Mercury
  • Source: S43 House Family of the Mohawk, by Melvin Rhodes Shaver (Ransomville, N. Y., no date)
  • "New York State Census, 1855," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K6QN-3NX : accessed 2 January 2016), Mary Jane Gamaell in household of Saul Gamaell, Richfield, Otsego, New York, United States; count clerk offices, New York; FHL microfilm 869,024.
  • "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MC7X-HGM : accessed 2 January 2016), Mary Z Gamwell in entry for Sael Gamwell, 1860.
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 43143968




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