JAN 1, 1885
ANTHONY BROWN DIED, HE WAS A STREET SWEEPER, LIVED AT 141 COVE STREET.
MRS. MARY ANN BRIDGES OF PORTSMOUTH
MISS VIRGINIA DAY DIED AT BROTHER IN LAW CAPT. WILLIAM SHERWOOD'S RESIDENCE.
JAN 21, 1885
MR. ELIJAH WHIPPLE, EX MAYOR OF PORTSMOUTH AND LATE CLERK IN THE CONSTRUCTION DEPARTMENT IN THE NAVY YARD WAS FOUND DEAD IN HIS BED YESTERDAY MORNING AT HIS RESIDENCE IN NORFOLK, ON THE CORNER OF COVE AND FENCHURCH STREETS. MR. WHIPPLE HAD GONE TO HIS ROOM ON THE NIGHT BEFORE SOMEWHAT DEPRESSED IN SPIRITS AND HAD TAKEN A SEAT ON THE FOOT OF HIS BED. WHEN FOUND NEXT MORNING HE WAS STILL IN THAT POSITION WITH HIS HEAD RESTING ON THE FOOT OF THE BED. HE HAD NOT UNDRESSED AND MUST HAVE DIED SOON AFTER GOING TO HIS ROOM. THE VERDICT WAS THAT HE DIED OF HEART DISEASE MR. WHIPPLE WAS 60 YEARS OF AGE AND LEAVES ONE DAUGHTER.
JAN 23, 1885
MR. JOHN J. DUNBAR , BROTHER OF MAJOR D.B. DUNBAR FROM A 2ND STROKE OF PARALYSIS. YESTERDAY HIS DEATH WAS MADE KNOWN AND CREATED MUCH REGRET, NOT ONLY AMONG THE ODD FELLOWS AND KINGS OF HONOR, WITH HOME HE WAS A IN FELLOWSHIP, BUT A LONG LIST OF ACQUAINTANCES WHO HELD HIM IN MERITED ESTEEM FOR HIS UPRIGHT LIFE AND SOCIAL VIRTUES. MR. DUNBAR HAD REACHED HIS 49TH YEAR. FUNERAL WILL TKAE PLACE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT CUMBERLAND ST. M.E. OF WHICH THE DECEASED WAS A MEMBER.
ALSO A VERY LONG ARTICLE OF SEVERAL PAGES, OVER SEVERAL DAYS ABOUT THE DEATH OF A NEW YORK RESIDENT OF WILLIAM P. SHELLING.
FEB 14 1885
DIED SUDDENLY IN THIS CITY ON MONDAY 2/14/1885 MRS. ELIZA C. HUDGINS WIFE OF L.K. HUDGINS AND ONLY DAUGHTER OF G.W. COWDERY.
FEB 18, 1885
FEB 20 1885
AT THE CONCLUSION OF TEH FUNERAL OF THE LATE MR. E. G. OHIO, WHICH TOOK PLACE YESTERDAY MORNING AT 11AM AT HIS LATE RESIDENCE IN NORFOLK, THE BODY WAS CONVED TO THIS CITY FOLLOWED BY A LONG CORTEGE OF CARRIAGES AND CITIZENS. There was such a large procession that it took two trips of the Manhassett and one of the Elizabeth before all could be brought over, hence it was half past 12 noon before the procession took it's slow and solemn march to the OAK GROVE CEMETERY. At the grave the funeral services were conducted by Rev. Dr. Sledd , of the Grandby Street M.E. CHURCH, NORFOLK AND REV. CHARLES J HOLT, RECTOR of the TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF THIS CITY AND THE ORDER OF odd fellows also performed their last sad rites. all that was mortal of a good citizens whom no one knew but to hold in high esteem and kindly remembrance was then covered up under the green sod.
FEB 21 1885
MRS. ELLEN E. WIDOW OF THE LATE WALTER WILLIAMS ESQ, 2ND ST. ME. CHURCH.
FEB 22 1885
LAST FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT 2PM, MRS. ELIZA BEALE WAS FOUND DEAD AT HER HOME ON LINCOLN ST. A JURY OF INQUEST WAS SUMMONED, WHO RENDERED A VERDICT THAT THE DECEASED CAME TO HER DEATH FROM NATURAL CAUSES SUPPOSED TO THE HEART DISEASE.
ONE HOUR AFTER HER DEATH, HER SISTER, MRS. ELLEN WILLIAMS WAS BURIED FROM 2ND ST. CHURCH.
FEB 24 1885
MR. H.L. WORTHINGTON Received a telegram yesterday from WILLIAMSBURG Announcing the death of his brother, MR. GEORGE W. WORTHINGTON AGE 46. MR. WORTHINGTON Was a gallant solider in CLINGMAN'S BRIDGADE, HOOKER'S DIVISION, and served his country faithfully. He was a lawyer by profession but for a long time he was a Rreporter on the DAY BOOK and THE JOURNAL. MR. H. L. WORTHINGTON Will leave for WILLIAMSBURG today. To bring the remains home for burial. The WIFE OF THE DECEASED DIED IN BERKLEY SOME WEEKS AGO.
MR. W.E. DURFEY WHO ACCIDENTALLY FELL FROM A 3RD STORY WINDOW ON CHURCH ST SOME TIME AGO, DIED AT HIS RESIDENCE ON CHURCH ST YESTERDAY AT 3AM. THE DECEASED WAS A MEMBER OF THE VA. DIVISION, U.R.K. OF P. HARMONY LODGE. I.O.O. F. AND CHARITY LODGE K OF P, ALL OF WHICH ORGANIZATIONS WILL ATTEND HIS FUNERAL TODAY AT 3PM FROM THE CUMBERLAND STREET M.E.
MR. WALTER B. SMITH, A WELL KNOWN CITIZEN OF BERKLEY DIED AT HIS RESIDENCE AT THAT PLACE YESTERDAY MORNING AGE 46 YEARS.
MR. CHARLES B. THRIFT, AN ESTEEMED CITIZEN OF NORFOLK DIED AT HIS RESIDENCE ON CHARLOTTE STREET ON SUNDAY LAST IN THE 39TH OF HIS AGE.
MRS. MARY A. SMITH DIED OF PNEUMONIA AT THE RESIDENCE OF MR. J. O. GAMAGE YESTERDAY.
THE DEATH OF COMRADE JOHN B. LOCKWOOD WAS ANNOUNCED AND THE RELIEF COMMITTE WAS DIRECTED TO CARRY OUT THE PRVISIONS OF THE BY LAWS IN REFERENCE TO THE DEATH OF A COMRADE.
FEB 25 1885
THE FUNERAL OF THE LATE CHARLES W. THRIFT TOOK PLACE FROM THE CUMBERLAND STREET M.E. CHURCH YESTERDAY MORNING, THE SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED BY REV. J.M. ANDERSON PASTORS. The following gentlemen acted as pall-bearers: messars, J.J. WHITE, COLUMBUS STOTT, JOHN M. BREWER, ROBERT WILKINS, E.J. MEARS AND N.A. VAUGHAN.
THE FUNERAL OF MR. W. E. DURFEY TOOK PLACE FROM CUMBERLAND ST. M.E. CHURCH AT 3PM. was attended by an immense audience, including represatives of HARMONY LODGE, I.O.O.F, CHARITY LODGE NO. 10 K OF P AND VIRGINIA DIVISION NO. 2 UNIFORMED RANK K. OF P. SOLEN SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED BY REV. J.M. ANDERSON, PASTOR OF THE CHURCH ASSISTED BY REV. J.D. BLACKWE.. D.D. PASTOR OF MONUMENTAL CHURCH, PORTSMOUTH. DR. BLACKWELL spoke with special reference to the several orders to which MR. DURFEY belonged, and his address was highly gratifying to the members present. After the services at the church the remins were conveyed to ELMWOOD CEMETERY and interred with the usual rites of the church and the orders of which the deceased was a member. the following is a list of pall bearers:
VIRGINIA DIVISION NO. 2. UNIFORMED RANK K OF P. W.S. CLEGG, B.F. CRANDALL
CHARITY LODGE NO. 10, K OF P C.L. JAMES, J.T. FULFORD
HARMONY LODGE I.O.O. F. R.W. MORELAND , J.T. WILLIAMSON
CITIZENS GEORGE E. BOWDEN AND R. G. TURNER.
MARCH 1, 1885
AT THE RESIDENCE OF HIS GRANDFATHER, E.H. GRAY, NO. 121 CUMBERLAND STREET, SATURDAY EVENING AT 7PM, HERMAN LYON, SON OF J.S. AND B.J. MARABLE AGE 11 MONTHS.
DEPARTED THIS LIFE AT GLENATE THE RESIDENCE OF HIS SON, NEAR THIS CITY AT 4AM FRIDAY MORNING, FEB 27, 1886, WILLIAM H. TURNER IN THE 71ST YEAR OF HIS AGE.
IN HAMPTON VA. MRS. W.C. MARROW MOTHER OF OUR TOWNSMAN, D.G. MARROW ESQ DIED AT HER HOME IN WARWICK COUNTY AGE 85.
APRIL 1, 1885
THE DEATH OF MRS. MISSOURI E. TABB OCCURED YESTERDAY MORNING AND HER FUNERAL WILL TAKE PLACE THIS AFTERNOON AT 3PM FROM THE FAMILY RESIDENCE IN THIS PLACE. WIFE OF LATE H.A. TABB, IN THE 45TH YEAR OF HER AGE.
MARCH 31, AT 4A.M. MARY L. BELOVED WIFE OF J.Q. HEWLETT AGE ?? 23 OR 33?? AND 5 MONTHS. ELMWOOD CEMETERY
JUNE 19 1885
AT HER RESIDENCE, NORFOLK COUNTY AT 6:30PM THURSDAY , MRS. ELIZA C. RIBBLE, WIDOW OF THE LATE JOSEPH C. RIBBLE IN THE 46 TH YEAR OF HER AGE. PUBLIC LEDGEE, EVENING NEWS, BALTIMORE, PHIL, AND RICHMOND PAPERS P/C.
THURSDAY MONRING AT 6:30AM LOTTIE FRIEDMAN DAUGHTER OF GERTRUDE AND LOUIS FRIEDMAN AGE 18 MONTHS 20 DAYS.
OCT 1, 1885
The many friends of CAPT. C.L. UPSHUR will be pained to learn of the death of his father, MR. C.L. UPSHUR AT ST. VINCENTS HOSPITAL, MONDAY NIGHT. MR. UPSHUR has resided in this city for some time, but is anative of the eastern shore. at the time of his death he was 76 years old. his funeral will take place form ST. PAUL'S Episcopal church this afternoon at 4:30pm.
D.C. BATCHELDER AGE 25 YOUNGEST SON OF B.M. BATCHELDER, BALTIMORE AND N.H. PAPERS PLEASE COPY.
MRS. MARY ANN BROWN AGE 80 AT ST. VINCENTS HOSPITAL, FUNERAL FROM TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH. NO RELATIVES.
MRS.MARTHA MURDEN WIFE OF BATSON MURDEN, AGE 60. FUNERAL FORM RESIDENCE ON MAYFIELD NEAR QUEENS STREET BRIDGE.
OCT 15 1885
HIGH CONSTABLE FRANCIS CANNON JOHNSON AGE 40 interred at Cedar Grove Cemetery. large obit. no personal info given.
MR. ISAIAH ARRINGTON interred in Elmwood Cemetery.
OCT 27 1885
HENRY SCHARCH NO FUTHER INFO GIVEN. INTERRED AT ELMWOOD
EDWARD DELANY AGE 64
OCT 28 1885
TUES OCT 27TH AT 4AM. MRS. JENNIE BURFORD IN THE 24TH YEAR OF HER AGE. THE FUNERAL WILL TAKE PLACE AT HER LATE RESIDENCE. NO. 14 HENRY ST.
HENRY GUY OF THE LATE FIRM OF JONES & GUY. NO AGE GIVEN. FUNERAL WILL TAKE PLACE FROM HIS LATE RESIDENCE. NO. 217 CHAPEL STREET.
NOV. 1 1885
YESTERDAY MORNING MISS EVA CUTHRIELL DAUGHTER OF CONSUMPTION AT THE RESIDENCE OF HER PARENTS NO. 200 WASHINGTON ST. THE DECEASED WAS IN HER 20TH YEAR.
CAPT. JAMES F. MINSON - INTERRED IN HAMPTON
NOV. 3 1885
AT THE RESIDENCE OF HIS GRADFATHER. W.H. RIDGEWLL, 5?0 COUNTY STREET, PORTSMOUTH, VA. YESTERDAY AFTERNOON AT 2:30 PM. HENRY ESTELL SON OF FRANK E. AND ANNNIE EATON, AGE 2 MONTHS 14 DAYS.
NOV. 19 1885
AT HIS RESIDENCE, NO. 81 HOLT STREET, JOSEPH MERCER IN THE 49TH YEAR OF HIS AGE. His remains will be taken to MOYOCK, N.C. on the 9:35 train of the Norfolk and Southern railroad this morning for interment. The funeral services will take place at the grave. Elizabeth City Economist please copy.
AT LONDON BRIDGE, AT THE RESIDENCE OF HER GRANDMOTHER, MARY F. LAND, OCT 15, 1885, FANNIE LAND SPENCE ONLY CHILD OF J.L. AND LEIA O. SPENCE AGE 2 YEARS 15 DAYS.
ROBERT A.J. THOMPSON AGE 70, RESIDENCE 700 COUNTY STREET, PORTSMOUTH.