Sunday, December 2, 2012

Washbon, Sarah (Cooke) 1853-1933 Morris Obituary

Washbon, Sarah (Cooke) 1853-1933 Morris Obituary

Mrs. Henry M. Washbon
Long Morris Resident

Well Known Woman Real Granddaughter of
Revolution---Funeral Services to Be Held Today

Morris Dec. 15---Mrs. Henry M. Washbon, a life-long resident of the town, who had been in failing health for a number of years, died at the family home Thursday morning at 4:30 o'clock from a complication of diseases.
Sarah Urilla Cooke, youngest child of Samuel T. and Susan (Hicks) Cooke, was born in the town of Morris, near the Filer schoolhouse, October 12, 1853. When about 13 years old, the family moved to Elm Grove, where she resided until her marriage to Henry M. Washbon of Morris, which occurred February 19, 1885.
Mr. and Mrs. Washbon started housekeeping in the Washbon homestead, Mapleside, where the deceased spent her entire wedded life. She was a true homemaker and many are there who will cherish the memory of her hospitality, which extended to those in all walks of life.
Mrs. Washbon, for many years a member of Zion church, Morris, was active in its various organizations as long as her health permitted. She was also a member of Tianderah chapter, D. A. R. and was a real granddaughter of the American Revolution.
Besides the husband, her immediate surviving relatives are: One son, R. Washbon and one daughter, Gertrude E. Washbon, both of whom reside at home; one sister, Mrs. Ella Beardsley of Mt. Upton, and numerous nephews and nieces, to all of whom much sympathy is extended.
The funeral services, conducted by Rev. L. C. Denney, rector of Zion church, will be held at the home Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment will be in the family plot in Hillington cemetery.

Find A Grave memorial for Sarah (Cooke) Washbon 

Wedding of Sarah's son:
Wasbon, Henry R. wed to Lucy Frances Johnson 1930 Morris

Washbon—Johnson Wedding

Oneonta friends yesterday received announcements for the marriage of Miss Lucy Frances Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Heber Goode Johnson of Greecastle, Ind. To Henry Russell Washbon of Morris. The ceremony took place Saturday, March 14, at St. Thomas Episcopal church, New York city.
After April 6 the bride and groom will be at home at Morris, where the congratulations and best wishes of wide circles of friends will attend them.

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