Friday, December 28, 2012

Knoch, Mary A. 1843-1928 New Lisbon Obituary

Knoch, Mary A. 1843-1928 New Lisbon Obituary

Mrs. Mary A. Knoch Dies at
New Lisbon Following Shock

New Lisbon, July 17---Mrs. Mary Lull Knoch, widow of Henry Knoch, a Civil war veteran, died at her home midway between New Lisbon and Morris Monday morning from infirmities of age and a shock sustained a few days previous.
She was a descendent of one of the earliest settlers in the Butternut Valley, a daughter of Ezra and Roxena (Hatch) Lull and was born August 26, 1843, on the Lull homestead where her father settled and where she died. Her passing removes the last of the immediate Lull family.
About 70 years ago she was united in marriage to Henry Knoch, who when the Civil war broke out; enlisted and served during the war. For many years after the war they resided on a farm near Crystal Lake. After the death of Mr. Knoch she removed to her old home where she had since resided and where she received the devoted care of her son, Adrian Knoch.
She is survived by two sons, the one previously mentioned and Lewis Knoch of Hartwick, and one daughter, Mrs. Estella Hinman of Cortland, and also by several grand children and great grandchildren.
The funeral was held Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock in the Universalist church at Morris of which the deceased had been a consistent member for many years, her pastor, Rev. F. G. Leonard, conducting the services. Interment was in the family plot in Hillington cemetery.

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