Selected Madison County Obituraries


Alcott, Amon - 1926

South Lebanon, August 17. -- People of this community were very sorry to hear of the death of Amon Alcott, which occurred at his home Sunday. Mr Alcott is one of the older residents of this place and will be missed by every one. He leaves four sons and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral arrangements have not yet been made.

Alcott, Mrs. Amon - 1920

Mrs. Almon Alcott.

After a long illness of sickness and suffering Mary Lamphere Alcott peacefully passed away at her home in Lebanon July 5, 1920.
She was born in Otselic, May 24, 1851. Her childhood days were spent in that vicinity. She joined the "Ernest Christian Band" when about nineteen years of age and has always lived up to the Christian life.
She was united in marriage to Amon Alcott of Otselic Jan. 12, 1869, later moving to Chittenango and was a resident there for several years, coming to live in Lebanon twenty-five years ago. They had peacefully lived in harmony fifty-one years. She was a faithful mother, a kind neighbor and respected by all who knew her.
She leaves to mourn her loss her husband, four sons, L W Alcott of Sidney, J H Alcott of Schenevus, O D Alcott of Cortland and Albert Alcott of Lebanon; one sister, Mrs. R C Goodfellow of Chittenango; two brothers, D F Lamphere of Smyrna and Grant Lamphere of Johnson City; 21 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
The funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at her late home, Prof. Allison of Hamilton officiating. Burial was made in Lebanon cemetery.

South Lebanon, July 12 --- Mrs. Amon Alcott, who suffered for several months from a shock, died at her home last Monday, July 5th, 1920, aged 69 years. Mrs. Alcott lived in this community for several years but owing to ill health had been kept at home a great deal of the time. She leaves beside her husband, four sons, Louie Alcott of Sidney, Jay who lives in the southern part of the state, Orello near Cortland and Albert of Lebanon. Also several grand children, one of them Hazel Alcott, who has made her home with her grand parents for several years and who was able to help care for her grandmother during her last illness.

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