Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Niles, Edward S. 1858-1932 Morris Obituary

Niles, Edward S. 1858-1932 Morris Obituary

Edward S. Niles Dies Friday at Home in Morris

Funeral Service For Esteemed Resident Held on Monday
Wife and Three Children Survive

Morris, Aug. 23---Edward S. Niles, one of Morris well known citizens died at his late home on Friday. Death came following a long illness during which time Mr. Niles was confined most of the time to his bed.
Deceased was born in Madison county, July, 1858, and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Niles. March 1, 1880, he married Katharine Parker of Georgetown. Their first home was established at Smyrna, Chenango county. After residing in several different places as a cheese maker and carpenter, they came to Morris, some 30 years ago.
The children of this couple were, Floyd, of Lee Center, Howard, who died several years ago, Mrs. Edith Warner of Middlebury, Vt., and Guy, who lives at home. The living children and mother are left deeply to lament his demise. The funeral was held at his late home Monday afternoon at 2 p. m. Rev. C. E. Vermilya had charge of the service with relatives and a few friends present.

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