Friday, April 6, 2012

Telfer, John 1839-1931 Burlington, NY Death notice

Telfer, John 1839-1931

John Telfer of Burlington Dies at Age of Ninety-Two

Hartwick, Sept. 7—John Telfer, 92 years old, one of the oldest residents of Burlington, died Saturday night at 8 o'clock, at the home of his son, Kenneth, at Burlington Green.
Private funeral services will be held from the home Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock, Rev. Calhoun, pastor at the Presbyterian church at Garratsville, officiating. Interment will be in the Burlington Green cemetery.
The deceased was a native of the town of Burlington and until two years ago had resided on the farm where he was born. He was of Scotch descent. His wife, formerly Miss Amelia Telfer, died several years ago.
The surviving relatives are the son above mentioned and two daughters, Mrs. Robert Shillieto, Burlington Green, and Mrs. Arthur Richards, Burlington Flats.

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