OBITUARIES & DEATH NOTICES FROM OLD
Surnames starting with K
KELLEY, Sybil B. (Brown)
Dec. 30, 1933
Mrs. Sybil B. Kelley died at her home on the North road Saturday morning
with pneumonia. Mrs. Kelley was born on April 21, 1865, the daughter of
Robert A. Brown and Susan Babb Brown of Epsom. She was married to Edward
M. Kellry on November 26, 1891. Mrs. Brown always lived in the North Road
section of Epsom, NH. She was a member of the Epsom, NH Baptist church.
For several years Mrs. Brown has suffered from poor health. She is survived
by her husband Edward M. Kelley, three sons, George P. Kelley and Edward
Roscoe Kelly of Epsom, NH and Trueworthy Kelley of Concord; four brothers,
Simon W. Brown and Thomas M. Brown and John C. Brown of Epsom, NH and
Alfred Brown of Gilmanton and eight grandchildren. The funeral was at
the home on Monday with services in charge of Rev. Falph Osborn of the
Epsom, NH Baptist church. Burial was in the family lot in the McClary
Cemetery in Epsom, NH Center. Frank O. Chick of Pittsfield had charge
of the funeral arrangements.
Lowell Daily Citizen
Died in Cambridge the 14th inst., at the house of Prof. William Everett,
Miss Ruah Kenneson, aged 78. The Boston Advertiser says "The announcement
of the decease of Miss Kenneson will be deeply felt by her own relations
and acquaintances, and by all friends of the family of the late Hon. Edward
Everett. She was a native of Epsom, NH and entered Mr. Everett's household
on September 30, 1827. From that time forward till her death she was the
loved, cherished and trusted friend of all who entered the house, old
and young, connections and acquaintances." Some relatives of the
deceased are of our city. The funeral services are held this afternoon
at Mount Auburn chapel.
KNOWLES, Henry Smith
February 13, 1909
Henry Smith Knowles, one of this towns well known and highly esteemed
citizens, died Saturday February 13. He was born in Northwood, August
20, 1848, and was the son of Smith Knowles. He has long been a merchant
in this town and his familiar face will be greatly missed. His death came
as a great shock to the community as it was very sudden. Mr.Knowles was
also an undertaker and early the morning of the day of his death he was
called to prepare the body of Mrs. Hart for burial. After completing this
duty he was stricken with a shock which rendered him unconscious and he
remained in that condition until he died about nine o'clock p.m. He was
immediately moved to Jerry Foggs, a nearby neighbor, and doctors Hill
of Epsom and Carr of Pittsfield and a trained nurse were summoned but
he was beyond medical aid when they arrived. He married Genella, daughter
of Jonathan Cate of Deerfield and as the result of this union three children
were born; William H., who lived in the same house with his father; Albert
C., a traveling salesman for the Dunlap Seed Company, and Mar G., wife
of Albert Barton. The body was taken to his home in charge of a Concord
undertaker where the funeral was held Wednesday at 12 o'clock.
KNOWLES, Sarah Eliziabeth Ayer
New Hampshire Statesman & State Journal
In Epsom, [Oct] 31st ult Sarah Elizabeth Ayer Knowles, daughter of Mr.
Jonathan Knowles, aged about four years.
KNOX, Polly D.C. (Cilley)
In Epsom, on the 27th inst., of dropsy, Mrs. Polly D.C. Knox, wife of
Robert Knox, Esq., and daughter of the late Col. Daniel Cilley, aged 53.
The deceased possessed a large and vigorous intellect, with uncommon energy
and decision of character, and, notwithstanding the ravages of disease
for many years, she retained her powers in a remarkable degree to the
last. Esteemed and beloved by her friends and acquaintances, her death
to them is an affliction, which will not be soon forgotten. To the immediate
circle of her relations and her own loved family, her loss is irreparable.
At Epsom, April 28, of strangulated hernia, after an illness of but four
days, Robert Knox, Esq., eldest son of the late William Knox of Pembroke,
aged 61. Appointed Deputy Sheriff for Rockingham in 1818, he had held
the office for that county and Merrimack almost without interruption for
thirty two years, and was extensively known as a prompt, efficient and
faithful public officer, and an upright man. He was also for many years
Postmaster at Epsom. He died in the strength and vigor of manhood, and
in the full possession of all his faculties to the last moment. His sudden
death will cast gloom over an extensive circle of acquaintances and friends,
and be a severe affliction to his family.