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The Delaware Pilot
The Delaware Pilot
Contributed by Harrison

Description: OBITUARYS

Date: October 3 1913

Newspaper published in: Lewes Delaware


Legates: After being confined to his bed since May, under the care of Dr. James Beebe of this town, Phillip S Legates, one of the best known farmers in this section, died at his home about seven miles from town, Wednesday morning, at the age of 58 years, five months and sixteen days, of the complication of diseases, the main one, known, being dropsy.
Funeral services were conducted this afternoon (Friday) at 2 o'clock at Conley's Chapel, after which interment was made in the adjoining church yard. He is survived by a widow and eight children as follows, Harley E., formerly of this town, Samuel and John, Mrs Walter Robinson, Mrs Herbert MeGee, Mr. Arlie Tinglee, Mrs. Harvey McIlvaine and Mrs Bertha LeGates, all of whom reside in the section.

Jones: Word was received here on Friday night by Mrs Clinton Long of the sudden death of her cousin, Dr. Roland B. Jones of New York City who died of heart disease at he age of 54 years. Funeral serviceswere held Monday evening at his late residence, Hotel Roland, 59th Street, between Madison and Park Avenue. His remains were brought to Lewes on Tuesday night and taken to the home of Mrs Long. On Wednesday morning at ten o'clock, the remains were intered in the Presbyterian Cemetery and the grave service was conducted by the Rev. David Parkham of St. Peters Church. Dr. Jones was the son of Mr. and Mrs Edward Jones of Milton and had left Milton several years ago. He built and owned the Hotel Roland, 59th Street, New York and was successful in all his undertakings. He was unmarried. Arrangement by H. F. Conwell, Funeral Director.

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