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MELVIN, Ina M., 81,
Oklahoma City, homemaker,
died Friday. Services pending 
(Demuth, Garrison, & Sherman)
Saturday, 30 November 1985
Daily Oklahoman

MELVIN, John E., Sr.
MELVIN, John E., Sr., 69, of Wichita, Ks., retired Fleming Co. merchandising manager and retired Baptist minister, died Saturday, Oct. 10, 1992. Survivors include his wife, Alice, of the home; [three sons and a daughter], brothers Harold and Ralph, both of OKC, Bill of Lawton, OK, and sister Marie Venable of OKC; 13 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, 1992 at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, OKC.
Tuesday, 13 October 1992
Daily Oklahoman

John Melvin Dies at 74; Rites Today
John McKinley Melvin, 74, of 2700 NW 57, died Thursday in Deaconess Hospital. Services will be at 4 p.m. Friday in Sherman Funeral Home with burial in Chapel Hill Cemetery.
Melvin, who was born in Garver, came to Oklahoma City in 1919. He retired from the Ralston Purina Company in 1963. He was a World War I veteran. He was a member of the Classen Boulevard Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Ina Mabel; a daughter, Mrs. Marie Venable, four sons, John E. Sr., Harold E., Ralph B., and Billie L., and two brothers, Arthur, Oklahoma City, and Floyd, Council Bluff, Iowa.
Friday, 13 August 1971
Daily Oklahoman

MELVIN, Cary Lou, 58,
Oklahoma City, Died Tuesday.
Services 10 a.m. Saturday (Primrose)
Thursday, October 15, 1987
Daily Oklahoman

Jack George Miller laid to rest at age 83
Jack G. Miller passed away at Unity Union Hospital on April 4, 1992 at the 
age of 83 after a heart attack.
Jack was born in Leipzig to Joseph Miller and Theresa Mitzel.  In 1917 the
family moved to Muddy Lake district.  Jack attended school there until he was 
14 years of age.  Jack worked a few places in the district.
Jack met Ida Wells and they were married November 25, 1943.  He worked for 
Owen Michael from 1944 to 1947 and bought the farm in Grass Lake district in 
1947.  He sold out April 10, 1972 then moved to Unity.
Jack leaves to mourn his passing his wife Ida; three children: Evelyn Prest, 
Whitehorse; Shirley Ennis, Vancouver; Bob Miller of Kamloops, BC.; 10 
grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; four brothers: Bill, Joe, Paul, 
Frank and one sister Madeline Bretzer.
Jack was predeceased by his father, Joe in 1955, his mother in 1973; one 
sister Josie; brothers Adam and Tony Miller; one brother-in-law Adam 
Butwiloski; sister-in-law Gene Miller and son Fred.
Prayers for Jace were held at St. Peter's Church April 8. Mass of Christian 
Burial was held at st. Peter's Roman Catholic Church in Unity on April 9, 
1992 with Father Wald Reschny officiating.  Pallbearers were John Bretzer; 
Dick Johns; Bob Briggs; Edward Schwab; George Ehresman and Tony Romonowski.  
Honorary pallbearers were Lloyd and Merle Cuthill; Theresa and Victor 
Wagner; Melvin and Nettie Briggs; Kathy Briggs; Richard and Karen Briggs; 
Larry and Doreen Briggs; Lynda Briggs and Bill and Lucy Romanowski.
Interment took place at Pleasant View Cemetery in Unity with arrangements by 
Unity Funeral Chapel Ltd.

BUTWILOFSKI, Josephine (Josie)
On May 18, 1987 Mrs. Josie Butwilofski of Spuce Grove passed away at the age 
of 77 years.
She leaves to mourn her passing her loving husband, Adam; her son Dale; six 
brothers, Jack and Ida of Unity, SK, Tony and Edna Miller of Sherwood Park, 
Frank and Helen Miller of Unity, SK, Paul Miller of Edmonton, Joe Miller of 
Stony Plain, Bill and Yolanda Miller of Rocky Mountain House; one sister 
Madeline and Libby Bretzer of North Battleford; many nieces and nephews, 
great-nieces and nephews; as well as other relatives and friends.
Prayers will be held Wednesday, May 20 at 8:00pm at Our Lady of Perpetual 
Help, 4904 52 Avenue, Stony Plain.  Funeral service will be held Thursday, 
May 21, at 10:30am at Our Lady of Perpetual Help with Reverend John Adamyk 
officiating.  Interment to follow in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Spruce 
Grove.  Should friends desire, donations to the Alberta Heart Foundation 
would be greatly appreciated.  Parkland Funeral Services, 4801 51 Avenue, 
Stony Plain in care of arrangements.

MILLER, Anthony Joseph
On June 5, 1987 Mr. Anthony Joseph Miller of Sherwood Park passed away aged 
76 years.
He leaves to mourn his wife Edna; three sons Duane and his wife Sharon, 
Sherwood Park, Glenn and his wife Phyllis, Edmonton, Max and his wife 
Marlene, Sherwood Park, three daughters Diana and her husband Gerry Gahr, 
Sherwood Park, Carol and her husband Ron Avery, Abbotsford, BC., Connie 
Sherwood Park, 11 grandchildren and numerous relatives and many friends. Mr. 
Miller was predeceased by his parents.
Prayers Monday, June 8, 1987 at 8pm at the Sherwood Park Funeral Home, 265 
Fir Street, where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2pm with Reverend 
Len Gartner officiating.  Interment to follow in Glenwood Memorial Gardens.  
Sherwood Park Funeral Home.  Connelly-Mckinley Ltd.

Mrs. Violet Eva Miller
MILLER -- Mrs. Violet Eva Miller, of 205, 523 - 15 Avenue SW, passed away at 
the Holy Cross Hospital on March 2, 1986 at the age of 63 years.  She is 
survived by her stepson Darryl of Calgary and two stepdaughters, Diane Miller 
also of Calgary and Debbie and her husband Wayne Head of Bowden, Alta.; five 
grandchildren and one sister Catherine Melba Mowatt of Powell River, BC.  
Also surviving are a nephew, Troy Mowatt of Powell River.  She was 
predeceased by her husband Adam in May of 1985.  Relatives and friends are 
invited to Prayers at Mcinnis and Holloway's "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 
Elbow Dr. SW) on Wednesday, March 5, 1986 at 2:00pm with the Rev. William F. 
Stephenson, Celebrant.  Interment to follow in St. Mary's Cemetery.  If 
friends so desire, memorial tribute may be made to the Canadian Cancer 
Soceity, 200, 1609 - 14St. SW, Calgary, T3C 1E4.  Arrangements in care 
McInnis and Holloway Funeral Home.

Mr. Adam Ralph Miller
MILLER -- Mr. Adam Ralph Miller, beloved husband of Mrs. Violet Miller of 
Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on May 13, 1985 at the age of 
69 years.  Besides his loving wife, Mr Miller is survived by one son Darryl 
of Calgary; two daughters, Diane Miller of Calgary and Debbie and her husband 
Wayne Head of Bowden, Alta.; also five grandchildren.  He is also survied by 
six brothers, Jack and wife Idea and frank and wife Helen of Unity, Sask.; 
Tony and wife Edno of Sherwood Park, Alta., Paul Miler of Edmonton, Joe and 
wife Jan of Spruce Grove and Bill and Yolande of Rocky Mountain House Atla., 
two sisters, Josie and Adam Butwilofski of Spruce Grove, Alta and Madeline 
and Libby Bretzer of North Battleford, Sask.  Mr. Miller served with the 
Canadian Army during World War II.  Following the war, he worked as an 
Orderly at the Colonel Belcher Hospital and later the Holy Cross.  Funeral 
services will be held at McInnis and Holloway's "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 
Elbow Dr. SW) on Thursday, May 16, 1985 at 3:15pm.  Interment to follow in 
St. Mary's Cemetery, If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to 
the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Calgary Chapter, 103, 5930 - 1A St. SW, T2H 
0G3.  Arrangements in care of McInnis and Holloway Funeral Home, 5008 Elbow 
Dr. SW.

Liberatus Fred Bretzer
The death of Liberatus Fred Bretzer, age 67 years, of North Battleford Sask., occured at North Battleford on January 24, 1998.
Libaratus Fred Bretzer was born in Denzil, Sask. on July 13, 1930. He went to school at Sunnyglen (outside of Unity). The family farmed south of Unity. He farmed on the family farm until he married Madeline Miller
on October 14, 1961. Liberatus bought his own farm outside of Unity and stayed on the farm until 1966. He moved to Luseland and worked for a farm dealership until 1968. Lib owned a hotel in Marshall, Sask. from
1968-1971, then bought the hotel at Wilkie (1971-1974). He moved to Vermillion Alta., for approximately two years and then moved to North Battleford in 1976, Lib was employed byt the Battlefords Union
Hospital from 1978 until he retired in 1995.
Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife Madeline; sons; John (Shelly) North Battleford, Sask., family; Danielle, Sean, and Kendall; Wayne, Lloydminster, Sask.; Terry (Sheila), Regina, Sask., family; Sharla & TJ; Dennis (Tracy), Regina, Sask.; Jim (Valerie), North Battleford, Sask., family; Brian, Michael, Michelle and Matthew; brother, Mike (Ann) Bretzer, Unity, Sask.; Sisters: Margaret Fox, St. Albert, Alta. and Mary (Larry) Cole, Camrose, Alta.; Nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his parents, John & Elizabeth bretzer; one brother, Adam and his wife, Barbara Bretzer.
Prayers were said on Tuesday, January 27th at 7:30 p.m. from the Chapel--Sallows & McDonald Funeral Home. Funeral mass was held on January 28, 1998 at 10:30 a.m. from Notre Dame de Lourdes Church, North Battleford, with Father Chris Szczepanik celebrant. Organist was Mrs. Rose Miller and soloist  Mrs. Jaki Esquirol.
Honorary pallbearers were Larry Cole, Mike Brezter, Leo Kessel, Valentine Kessel, Lawrence Beausoleil, Fern Neausoleil. Active pallbearers were John Kessel, George Fenrich, Ken Bretzer, Barry Bretzer, Murray Bretzer, Brad McCubbing. Memorials to masses. Interment was in the Pleasantview Cemetary, Unity Sasak. Arrangements were entrusted to Sallows & McDonald Funeral Home, North Battleford.

MILLER, Dave
On October 8, 1669, Mr. Dave Miller of Victoria, B.C., passed away peacefully at his home, after a brief illness. 
Always remembered and loved by his wife of 46 years, Shelagh; he will also be dearly missed by his sons, Wayne (Tammy), Brad (Karen) and Tim (Lisha); daughters, Holly Adamic (Stuart) and Julie; grandchildren, Taylor, Alexandra, Erin, Evan, Elyse and Emily. Predeceased by his brother Hugo, Dave is also survived by his brother Ed (Irene; and sister, Vivian Anderson (Dave); nephews, Alan and Gordon; and niece, Melanie. 
Born in Saskatchewan in 1924, Dave lived much of his life in Edmonton, before retiring to Victoria in 1980. After serving in W.W. II, he played hockey in England where he met and married Shelagh, Returning home, he was later a member of Canada's 1952 Olympic Gold Medal Hockey Team; The Edmonton Mercurys. A tribute to the The Edmonton Mercurys, the last hockey team to win the Olympic Gold Medal for Canada, is on display in the City of Edmonton Sports Hall of Fame, the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame in Red Deer and the Olympic Hall of Fame in Calgary. 
Dave began his career at Waterloo Lincoin Mercury in 1950 and retired as Vice President and General Sales Manager. Dave had a great passion for golf, playing for many years at The Edmonton Country Club and The Royal Colwood in Victoria. Always an enthusiast, Dave will be sadly missed by the many friends whose lives he touched. 
A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, October 15, 1996 at 2:00pm at Sands of Colwood. 
Edmonton Journal
October 12, 1996

Frank Miller
Yankton  --  Frank Miller, 82, of Yankton, died Tuesday, Jan 13 at Sacred Heart Hospital, Yankton.
His funeral services was held Friday, Jan 16 at sacred heart Catholic Church, Yankton, with Rev. James Bream, officiating Burial was at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Yankton.
Pallbearers were Dan VanOstdel, Ed Klass Cary Slowey and El Jordahl.
He was born to Leopald and Anna Miller on April 15, 1915 at the family home north of Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada.
He attended school public school at Aberdeen.  he enlisted in the Civil Conservation Corps Custer, in 1934.  He married Margaret Wangler in 1937 at St. Mary’s Church, Aberdeen. 
He was a body shop foreman in Aberdeen and also for O’Leary Chevrolet, Yankton.  He started his own body shop in Yankton in 1968. He retired in 1976.
He then moved to Twin Falls, Idaho, for a few years, before moving back to Yankton in 1982.
He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Yankton and the Catholic Order of Foresters.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret, Yankton; three sons Gary, Dan and Tim Miller, all of Yankton; seven grandchildren and one sister, Lena Morris, Tacoma Wash. (Kostel Funeral Home)

Anton T. Miller
Anton T. Miller, 81, of 6819 Pacific Ave., died Friday. He was born in Russia and had resided in Tacoma
since 1955.  Mr. Miller was a retired farmer and carperter.  He was a Catholic.  Survivors are his wife, Elvie;  three sons, Edward S. of San Jose Calif., William of Chicago and Anton of Nebraska and two daughters, Marion Zubak of Chicago and Irene Geschbe of Woodstock, Ill. 
Gaffney Funeral Home is in charge.
The News Tribune, Sunday June 4, 1978 p. A-10

Leo A. Miller
Leo A. Miller, 72 of 6001 S. Lawrence St. died yesterday. 
Born in Aberdeen SD, he had lived in Tacoma since 1941.  Mr. Miller had been employed by the Northern Pacific Railway for 22 years, retiring in 1969.  He was a member of Visition Catholic Church and Holy Name Men’s Society.  Survivors include his wife, Marian, a son Duane of Port Orchard.  Five brothers, Anton of
Tacoma, Frank of Yankton SD, Joe of Woodburn, Oregon and Steve and Jack of Salem Or.  Three sisters; Kay Stangl of Las Vegas NV, Anna Jackson of Portland and Lena Morris of Tacoma and 5 grandchild.  Piper Funeral Home is in charge.
The Tacoma News Tribune, Wednesday February 9, 1977, Page C-11

Jacob "Jack" Miller
Jacob "Jack" Miller, 73, 1690 22nd St. SE, died Tuesday in a Salem hospital. 
Born in Aberdeen, S.D., he was a car reconditioner for Capitol Chevrolet and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Survivors include wife, Agnita; son, Thomas, Wilsonville; daughter, Rita Miller, Salem; brothers Stephen, Salem; Joseph, Woodburn; and Frank, Yankton, S.D.;  sisters, Lena Morse, Tacoma, Wash.; Anna Jackson, Portland; and Kate Stangle, Las Vegas, Nev.; six grandchildren.
Rosary will be at 7:30 pm Wednesday in Rigdon-Ransom mortuary and Mass at 10 am Thurday in St. Joseph Catholic Church.  Interment will be in St. Barbara's Cemetery." 
Oregon Statesman for Wednesday, July 19, 1978.

WILLIAM UHT 
William Uht, son of John (Johann) and Martha Ann Uht, was born in the state of Wisconsin May 14, 1846 and died October 1, 1934 in LaBelle, Missouri.. He was the oldest of twelve children, all of whom preceded him in death except three sisters and one brother.
The living are Mrs. Mollie McDaniel, of LaBelle; Mrs Lewis McCloy, of Camp Point, Illinois; Mrs Mary Braun of Quincy, Illinois; and Edward Uht of Lewistown. He was united in marriage November 23, 1870, to Margarette Jane Morgan. To this union three sons were born, George Aurther Uht, of LaBelle; Frank F. Uht of Quincy, Ill; and William Uht, Jr., of Quincy Ill. There are four living grandchildren, Walker Uht of LaBelle, Irene (Myers) Alexander, of Quincy; and Willard and Wayne Uht of Billings Montana; two great grandchildren, Howard V. Myers and G.W. Uht of LaBelle, and other relatives and friends.He had faith in religion in the German Lutheren church of which he was a member. He was stricken with paralysis three years ago, but bore his suffering patiently. He was cared for by his son, George, and wife during his long illness, at whose home he passed away.
Funeral services were conducted at the home by the Rev. W.E. Akers, assisted by the Rev. H.R. White, Wednesday morning, after which the body was laid to rest in the LaBelle Cemetery.

Charles Clifford Willis of Coeymans 
Death of Dr. C. C. Willis
In the death of Charles C. Willis, which took place Sunday morning last, our village loses an enterprising and progressive citizen, one whose assistence and influence could always be relied on in furthering any project for the welfare of the community.
Dr. Willis’s final sickness was of short duration, lasting but one week, his complaint being pleurisy. He had but recently passed through a severe attack of the “la grippe” and his constitution was much broken. One week ago Saturday while on a business trip to Albany he contracted a severe cold which resulted fatally as above stated.
Dr. Willis was born in this village in 1854, had the advantage of a liberal school education, and having decided to follow the profession of dentistry, in 1874-5 fitted himself for this by a courde at the Philadelphia Dental College and Hospital of Oral Surgery. He began his practice in this village in the spring of 1875, but shortly after having an inducement offered him he entered as partner with the late Dr. Jackson in Coxsackie, where he remained until the fall of 1875 when he severed his connection with the frim and permanently located in Coeymans, where his skill and reputation for first-class work soon secured and retained for him a lucrative practice. In addition to his practice he has represented some of the best fire and life insurance companies, being at the time of his death one of the foremost solicitors and probably writing more policies than all the other agencies in the village combined. He has held the office of clerk of this road district for several years, being considered the most efficient of any who has held this position of trust. Mr. Willis was married Nov. 9, 1882, to Helen, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. Leedings, and who with one son are left to mourn the loss of a kind and indulgent husband and father.
His funeral will be held from the M. E. church at two o’clock this afternoon.

Alexander E. Willis
March 2, 1895 of Coeymans, New York 
PROMINENT COEYMANS MAN DEAD.
Alexander E. Willis, After an Illness of About a Month, Succumbs to Liver Complaint - A sketch of His Career.
Alexander E. Willis, one of the oldest and best known residents of Coeymans, died at 1:20 this morning, at the age of 82. He had enjoyed good health up to within a month or two ago, when his energies began to decline. The cause of his death was enlargement of the liver. He had been under the doctor's care, but few weeks. His mind remained clear and active to the last.
Mr. Willis was born at Ballston May 5, 1812. His early educational advantages were limited and when a boy began to support himself as a clerk. He went to New York and was employed by the largest dry goods house in the metropolis at the time - Wright, Wilson & Co. In 1839 he engaged in business in Troy, the establishment being located on Congress street, where Freer's bazaar is now conducted. In 1842 he went to Coeymans and entered the freighting business, the firm being known as Lawton, Willis, Calvin & Co. Later he became interested in a large grist mill there under the firm name of Willis & Sigsbee. They purchased large quanities of grain and ground it, having one of the most extensive plants in the state at the time. For the past 20 years he had not followed any active business occupation.
In 1841 he married Harriett Blaisdell, daughter of Levi Blaisdell of Coeymans, and a verteran of the revolutionary war. Eleven childern were born to them three of whom are still living - David Willis of Brooklyn, Wilbur Willis of Castleton and F.S. Willis of Coeymans. Mrs. Willis, who also survives, is a very intelligent and warm-hearted woman, having a host of friends. Her health is not good, having suffered from heart trouble for a number of years.
In early life Mr. Willis joined the M.E. church and had always been a warm supporter of reigious work. He always gave liberally and for a long time served as an official of the M.E. church at Coeymans. He was very proficient in ecclesiastical history and adhered to his faith, with a love akin to seal. He was a great admirer of the young, and always took a happy interest in the concerns of childern, with all of whom he was ever a favorite. Mr. Willis was for years the sole trustee of the public school at Coeymans, and to his untiring devotion to educational interests is largely due the excellent school that the village has enjoyed. He was a model school official and believed that the true foundation of a republic was the education of its citizens. He was a man of strong literary tastes and being an omniverous reader, he always kept in touch with current history. His stock of remeniscences was unexhaustible, and he was one of the most agreeable and congenial old gentlemen, whom one would care to meet. He was an uncompromising Republican and always took a lively interest in the success of the pary, although he would never accept office.
By his death the church, ??????? earnest worker and official, the community is deprived of a good neighbor and friend, and the family is bereft of a kind and loving husband, father and grandfather.
The funeral will be held on Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the M. E. church at Coeymans.

WALDBILLIG, Henry 
The Times Union, Albany, NY
Tuesday, October 2, 1917
WALDBILLIG-Sept 30, 1917, Henry Waldbillig. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral on Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock from his late residence, 1 West Van Vechten street, thence to Our Lady Help of Christians church, where a requiem high mass will be celebrated.

Anthony Francis Waldbillig
The Times Union, Albany, NY
January 6, 1920 (Tuesday)
WALDBILLIG FUNERAL
The funeral of A. Francis Waldbillig of 394 Second St., who died Saturday, after an illness of several months took place at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon from the residence. Mr. Waldbillig was 82. He came to Albany from Germany when a boy and for 46 years conducted a photographic studio. Besides his wife, Mr Waldbillig leaves a sister, Madeline Goumand of Luxembourg, Germany: four daughters, Mrs. J.C. Guffin of Voorheesville; Mrs. G.T. Waterman, Miss Phronia Waldbillig and Miss Margaret Waldbillig, all of Albany, and one son, H.G. Waldbillig, of Albany. Burial was from the Rural Cemetery.

WALDBILLIG, Michael 
The Times Union, Albany, NY.
Wednesday, October 14, 1903
WALDBILLIG-Oct. 13th., 1903, Michael Waldbillig, aged 57 years. Relatives and friends, also members of St. Johns and St. Anthonys societies, are respectfully invited to attend his funeral Thursday at 9 a.m., from his late residence, 425 First Street, thence to the Church of Our Lady of Angels.

WALDBILLIG, Jean 
March 19, 1870 (Friday Morning)The Argus, Albany, NY
John Waldbillig in the 61st year of his age. Freinds and acquintances are respectfully invited to attend his funeral Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock from No. 100 Schuyler St. corner of Broad street.

Emma E. Graves Boughton
Apr 4, 1896 
BOUGHTON--Saturday, April 4, 1896, at her residence, No. 175 First Street(Albany, NY), Emma E., wife of Hollis S. Boughton and daughter of the late Anthony G. and Eliza A. Graves.
Funeral private. Friends may see remains on Monday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Nichols SHERMAN 
At Charlton, Saratoga Co, NY after a very short and painful illness, Mr Nichols SHERMAN, in the 70th year of his age. The deceased was on a visit to the home of his birth, and only left Wyoming on Tuesday, the 24th of Aug. He died on Saturday the 28th and was buried from his late residence in Wyoming on Tuesday the 31st...He leaves a wife and two children, Mr. A.H. SHERMAN, of Grant City, MO, and Mrs. W.B. SQUIRES, of Wyoming.

LANE, Park H. 
Source: New York Times, Sept. 5, 1878
LANE - At Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., on Monday, Sept. 2, Park H. Lane, in the 79th year of his age. Funeral services will be held at his late residence, Warburton av., corner of Union place on Thursday, Sept. 5, at 10:30 o'clock A.M. Trains leave Grand Central Depot at 8:15 and 9:30 A.M., returning leave Yonkers at 1:05 and 2 P.M. Carriages in waiting at depot.

Wm. J. L. Davids 
New York Times, Thursday, July 23, 1914
WM. J. L. DAVIDS
Son of Founder of Ink Firm Was Inspector of Arms in Civil War.
Greenwich, Conn., July 22.
William John Lawrence Davids, son of the late Charles Lawrence Davids, who was the founder of the ink firm of Thaddeus Davids & Co., and of Elizabeth Anderson Steele, of the celebrated Steele family of eastern Maryland, died at his home in Riverside, Conn., today of diseases incident to old age.
He was born at 162 Forsyth Street, New York, April 8, 1837. During the civil war he was Government Inspector of Arms at the arsenals in New York and Philadelphia. While foreign manager for the Home Sewing Machine Company he met and talked with the Emperor Napoleon and Empress Eugenie at the Paris Exposition in 1867. He was in business in Regent Street, London. Later he was connected with the Wilcox & Gibbs Company and of late years interested in real estate and the printing business. He printed the catalogue for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. His last work was the catalogue for the Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, which he completed Feb. 24, the first day of his final illness.
Mr. Davids was one of the oldest members of the Riverside Yacht Club. He was made a Mason in England. He was a member of Polaris Council, Royal Arcanum, of New York. He is survived by his widow and daughter.

LOUISA A. DAVIDS
New York Times, March 31, 1915
New Rochelle, NY., March 30
Mrs. Louisa A. Davids, widow of David F. Davids, a manufacturer of inks in New York City, died suddenly today at her residence in East Main Street, aged seventy-one years. She gave away a fortune to the poor of New Rochelle.
During the civil war she made clothing for the sick soldiers on Davids Island. She was a direct descendant of Ambrose Sicard, a Huguenot refugee, from La Rochelle, France, who was one of the founders of New Rochelle in 1688. Mrs. Davids was a member of the House Committee of the Huguenot Association and had a prominent part in the Huguenot celebration in New Rochelle in 1913.

Edwin W. Davids 
New York Times, November 16, 1907
Edwin W. Davids, 65 years old, a member of an old New Rochelle family and the last son of Thaddeus Davids, the manufacturer of writing fluids, died on Wednesday in this city. Mr. Davids was the Secretary and Treasurer of the Thaddeus Davids Company and had an office at 127 and 129 William Street. He was an exempt member of the New Rochelle Fire Department and a member of Huguenot Lodge, F. and A. M. of New Rochelle. He was also a civil war veteran, having served with the Mississippi and Red River flotilla.
Mr. Davids was the last of four brothers who were interested with their father in business.
DAVIDS - On November 13, 1907, Edwin W. Davids, in his 66th year. Funeral services from the residence of his sister-in-law, Mrs. David F. Davids, New Rochelle, New York, on Saturday at 3 P.M.

George Gregory Stadler, Jr.
George Gregory Stadler, Jr., USN Retired Sr. Chief (Communications), died September 28,2000 at his home in Summerville SC after a long illiness.
Mr. Stadler was born October 19, 1953 in Yonkers, NY to George Gregory Stadler and Eleanor Marshal Stadler. He was an employee of "A World of Difference" Internet Company as Operations Manager.
Survivors include his wife, Carol Marie Bush Stadler and daughter, Amy R. Stadler and 3 sisters.
Funeral services will be held October 1, 2000 at 2 o'clock at St. Lukes's Luthern Church with burial in the Summerville Cemetery.


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