Saturday, August 17, 2013

Sunday’s Obituary – Almina Dorn 1839 -1913

Mrs. Almina Dorn, widow of the late Francis Dorn, died at the old home in South Danby Tuesday morning at 2:30 aged 74 years. She had been declining in health for some time with a valvular disease of the heart. 

Truly it can be said a noble woman has gone. She is survived by six daughters, Mrs. Aaron Baker of Brookton, Mrs. Fred Van Etten, of Danby, Miss Edith and Mrs. Eugene Shepard of Van Etten, Mrs. Willis Butler of Ithaca and Mrs. Fred [Sarah G. Dorn] Countryman of Danby and four sons, Fred Dorn of Brookton, Judd Dorn of Newfield, Edd Dorn of Willow Creek and Olin Dorn and one brother George Swartout of Van Etten.

The funeral was held Friday at the home at 2:00 p.m. and burial in Rural Cemetery, Danby.

[According to the family bible record, Almina Swartout Dorn was born August 20, 1839 and died June 24, 1913. Danby Rural Cemetery records shows Francis E. Dorn b: 21 Nov 1837; d: 27 Aug 1907. Almina and Francis had to sons predecease them: Warren G. Dorn d: 1882 at 7 years, 10 mo and Alvah Dorn, died 1892 age 21 years. ]

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