Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Hume, Lydia M 1850-1932 Garrattsville Obituary

Hume, Lydia M 1850-1932 Garrattsville Obituary

Miss Lydia M. Hume Dies At Home in Garrattsville

Was Last of Family of Nine, Four of Whom Have Died
Within Past Nine Months – Funeral Saturday

Garratttsville, June 4---Miss Lydia M. Hume, a life-long resident of this vicinity, died at her home in this village Wednesday as the result of a fall which she suffered about six weeks ago, her condition being complicated by her advanced years, she being in her 81st year.
Miss Hume is the last to survive of a family of nine children, of whom four have succumbed within the last nine months, the other three being Mrs. Jennie Robinson of Garrattsville, James O. Hume of Defiance, O., and Rev. Henry R. Hume, D. D., of Springfield, O. The only near surviving relatives are nieces and nephews, among them being Mrs. Robert Hall of 62 Center street, Oneonta.
Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock from her home here, Rev. J. C. Calhoun, D. D., of the Garrattsville United Presbyterian church, of which she was a charter member and in which she had long been active, officiating. Burial will be made in the Butternut Valley cemetery.
Miss Lydia M. Hume was born July 27, 1850, in the town of New Lisbon, the daughter of Robert B. and Christine (Oliver) Hume, and she had spent her lifetime in this vicinity. Wide circles of friends will mourn her passing.

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