OBITUARIES & DEATH NOTICES FROM OLD
Surnames starting with A
ACKERMAN, Christine E. (Yeaton)
Dec. 28, 1935
Union Leader 12-30-1935
EPSOM, Dec. 30 - Burial services were held at the Gossville cemetery on
Monday for Mrs. Christine E. Ackerman of Portland, Me., who died at her
home last Saturday. Mrs. Ackermann was born and brought up in Epsom and
attended the Epsom schools. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs.
Benjamin Yeaton. After leaving Epsom whe made many visits to her old home
at Yeaton's corner.
In Epsom, N.H. May 31, after a few weeks of distressing illness, Mr. Daniel
Allen, aged 24. He has left a mother and several brothers and sisters
to mourn their loss. He was a young man of a respectable character, and
much esteemed by those who knew him. He professed to entertain a hope
in Christ during his sickness, and died with great composure of mind.
His funeral was attended on Wednesday following and a discourse was delivered
by on the occasion by Elder Arthur Caverno of said town from John _ 35.
ALLEN, Louisa Adeline
In Epsom, June 23rd, of consumption, Louisa Adeline Allen, aged 21; an
amiable daughter and sister, whose loss will be deeply felt by mourning
relatives and friends.
AMBROSE, Albion N.
July 23, 1928
On Wednesday, July 25, after an illness of several weeks, Albion N. Ambrose,
63 years, passed from earthly life to the Great Beyond. Mr. Ambrose was
born in Deerfield, the son of Byron and Flora (Watson) Ambrose. Twenty
years ago he purchased a farm in Epsom where he had since resided and
by his energetic work and true loyalty to his family, won the respect
of all his neighbors who will miss his cheerful presence in the community.
Mr. Ambrose is survived by his widow and six children, Mrs. Gertrude Kelley,
Frank E. Ambrose, Forrest E. Ambrose, who resides in Concord, Watson T.
Ambrose, Alice F. Ambrose and Hattie E. Ambrose, also by nine grandchildren,
two brothers, William and Granville Ambrose of Deerfield, and two sisters,
Mrs. Ella Quimby of Beverly, Mass., and Mrs. Marjorie Chandler of Arlington,
The funeral was held on Friday afternoon at the home with a large attendance.
Rev. Emmet Russell, pastor of the Epsom Baptist Church, officiated as
clergyman. Mrs. Eva Lawrence Cox rendered vocal selections. Members of
the Gossville Council, Junior Order of Mechanics conducted the burial
service of their order. The bearers were John W. Cox, Edwin L. Bunker,
Harry G. Hager and Justin T. Stevens from the Men's Bible Class of which
the deceased was an interested member and of the Baptist church. Burial
was in the family lot at McClary Cemetery. C.R. Bickford of Northwood
was furnishing undertaker.
AMBROSE, Margaret Angie
March 5, 1935
EPSOM, March 29 - Miss Margaret Angie Ambrose, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Watson T. Ambrose of Epsom Center, died at her home late Wednesday afternoon
after a brief illness with pneumonia. Margaret was born on July 14, 1920,
and was the oldest of six sisters. She was in the eighth grade of the
Gossville grammar school, and would have graduated in June. She was a
member of the Epsom Baptist church and Sunday School. She was secretary
of the McCoy Sewing club for four years, and was outstanding in her 4-H
accomplishments, receiving many prizes for her fine work. Her death brings
a sad loss to her family and associates. The bearers were Uncles of the
deceased and included Dean Ordway of Chichester, Frank Ambrose of Barrington,
Forrest E. Ambrose of Concord and John Farnum of Pembroke. Burial was
in the McClary cemetery at the center.
Jan. 5, 1837
NH Patriot and State Gazette Jan. 9, 1837
Mr. Amos Ames of Epsom, age 18, was found frozen to death on Thursday
morning last within forty rods of his mother's house. He had been at the
Buck-street mills in Pembroke and left there about 8 o'clock with a bushel
of meat on his back. It is supposed that he might have been taken with
a fit, or that he had stopped to rest himself and the night being intensely
cold, had fallen into a sleep from which he was never to awake. He is
represented as a temperate in-offensive young man.
AMES, Ella O. (Winslow)
Feb. 20, 1936
Union Leader Feb. 21, 1936
EPSOM, Feb. 21 - Mrs. Ella O. Ames of the New Orchard road, died at her
home on Thursday morning after a long period of poor health. Mrs. Ames
was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. L.O. Winslow of Pittsfield.
She was born in that town in 1859. She had lived in Epsom since 1879 when
she married the late Henry Ames. She is survived by one son, Mayland P.
Ames, with whom she made her home, and three granddaughters, Barbara,
Dorothy and Marjorie Ames.
AMES, Henry C.
June 14, 1926
The funeral service of Henry C. Ames, aged 73 years, son of Charles and
Harriet (Hill) Ames, late of Epsom, was conducted Thursday afternoon at
the place of residence in Epsom, by Rev. John A. Swetman, pastor of Park
Street Baptist church in Pittsfield. Miss Elizabeth Peaslee and Miss Lena
Green rendered two vocal selections. There were flowers from the relatives.
Interment was made in the family lot in McClary cemetery, Epsom, by John
H. Perkins, undertaker. The bearers were Frank Winslow, Willis Hurd, Howard
McIntosh and Roy Sargent. The surviving relatives are a widow, Mrs. Ella
Ames and a son, Mayland P. Ames. Out of town relatives who attended the
funeral service were Mr. and Mrs. Frank Winslow of Lynn, Mass., Mrs. May
Winslow and Mrs. Annie Colby and granddaughter, Ethel Drake.
AYERS, Ellen (Yeaton)
January 29, 1927
Mrs. Ellen Ayers, widow of Daniel Ayers, 85 years, passed away on Saturday
after an illness of several weeks caused by a fall in her home. Mrs. Ayers
was born in May 1841, the daughter of Warren and Catherine Yeaton of Epsom
and a lifelong resident of the town. Since the death of her husband, Mrs.
Ayers has lived alone in the residence which she occupied more than sixty
years. In former years, Mrs. Ayers was an attendant at the Old Congregational
church. Her courageous disposition and sensible character were admired
by the friends who had known her many years. Mrs. Ayers is survived by
two brothers, Alvah L. Yeaton of Epsom and John Yeaton of Concord, also
by several nephews and nieces. Funeral services were held on Tuesday afternoon
and burial was in McClary cemetery by undertaker John H. Perkins.