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Newspaper20 OCT 1898 2-13-2017 08:37 PM
"MCGLATHERY. -- On October 18, 1898. Cornelia, wife of Charles C. McGlathery, aged 81 years. The relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral services on Friday, the 21st inst., at 2:30 o'clock, at her late residence, 1510 Park avenue. Internment private.

MCGLATHERY. -- On October 16, 1898, Kezia McGlathery, aged 92 years. The relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral services on Friday, the 19th inst., at 2:30 o'clock, at the residence of her nephew, Charles McGlathery, 1510 Park avenue. Internment private.
Obituary31 July 1951 NY New York Co 2-1-2017 04:15 PM
HOWARD W. BIBLE, JURIST, JOURNALIST
Former Putnam County Judge Dies at 79 Arranged Release of German Dyes in 1914-16
Howard Wiswall Bible of 178 East Seventy-first Street, former judge and journalist, died on Saturday at the Hospital for Special Surgery after a brief illness. His age was 79.

Mr. Bible, whose poems and plays had been published here and in England, was born in Washington, N.C. He lived in Denver when Colorado was still a frontier country, and was a friend and "brother" of several prominent Indian chiefs of that time. He also served in the United States Cavalry, having been commissioned at 19.

After participating in expeditions exploring equatorial Africa and northern Canada, Mr. Bible decided on a law career. He was graduated from New York University, admitted to the New York Bar and served for a time as a judge in Putnam County, N.Y. Later he practiced for several years in England.

In the early years of the first World War Mr. Bible was a war correspondent for the old New York Globe and Times of London. Later he was appointed as a dollar-a-year man by President Wilson, and arranged for the release of important German dyes to this country before the United States entered the war, running the British blockade of German ports to bring shiploads here.

An authority on the origin and history of flags of all nations, Mr. Bible had been active in recent years in the work of patriotic societies. in 1927 he founded the Patriotic Products Association, a non-profit organization devoted to the furtherance of patriotic activities.

Mr. Bible was a member of the Seventh Regiment, the Society of Colonial Wars, the Sons of the Revolution and the Sons of the American Revolution. He was also a Mason.

Surviving are his widow, the former Rena Girdlestone of Hampshire, England; two sons, Daniel P. of East Orange, N.J., and Howard Wiswall Bible of East Aurora, N.Y.; a daughter, Mrs. Grover F. Fuller; a sister Miss Julia Wiswall Bible of Atlantic City, and two grandsons.

http://www.nytimes.com/1951/07/31/archives/howard-w-bible-jurist-journalist-former-putnam-county-judge-dies-at.html
Newspaper11 JUL 1928 NY Nassau Co Baldwin 1-18-2017 09:19 PM
From stories published in The Brooklyn Eagle July 10 and 11, 1928. the City was in the midst of a heat wave. Matthew was a Nassau County police officer. After returning home from his shift he wanted to cool off and dove off the dock in the back of his house into the canal in Parsonage Creek. It was approximately 3 am and he broke his neck when he dove in. In critical condition when he arrived at the hospital, he died a short time later. The text from the July 11 article: "Dive Into Creek Proves Fatal to Nassau Cop - Mineola, LI, July 11 - Matthew Maher, a Nassau policeman attached to the first precinct, died today in the Nassau County Hospital of a broken neck suffered yesterday when he dove into a creeek in the rear of his home at 4 Parsonage St,, Baldwin for a swim and struck bottom. Maher is survived by his wife and three children. Maher went swimming after completing a tour of duty. He was rescued from the creek, after injuring himself, by John Shattuck, a neighbor."
Obituary AL 1-18-2017 06:34 AM
"Col. W. M. Meeks Dead in Michigan Hospital Last Night,"
Summary:
- William Marion Meeks, born Floyd Co., GA, Feb 1845, age 4 moved to Cherokee Co., AL
- Age 12, apprentice, "Coosa River Argus," Centre, AL
- life member & former President of Alabama Press Association
- served in the CSA in volunteer Cherokee Co., AL company
- 16 Nov. 1866 married Miss. Mary J. Cothran of Centre, AL
- Jul 1871 purchased the Gadsden Times,
- Feb 1888, consolidated W. P. Johnson's "Gadsden News," both its editors & proprietors
- President, Gadsden Times News Printing Co. at time of death
- Retired from day to day operations months ago at his Coats Bend plantation
- Successful businessman and farmer, among Etowah Co.'s wealthiest and prosperous citizens
- in Battle Creek, MI for treatment of several weeks for an ailment of several months
- died at 10:35 PM, 6 NOV 1906
- survived by his widow, five sons and a daughter: Charles E., Herbert, Leonard, Warren, and Cleveland Meeks, Gadsden and Mrs. Hugh McGlathery
Obituary AL Jefferson Co Birmingham 1-18-2017 06:34 AM
"Col. W. M. Meeks Dead in Michigan Hospital Last Night,"
Summary:
- William Marion Meeks, born Floyd Co., GA, Feb 1845, age 4 moved to Cherokee Co., AL
- Age 12, apprentice, "Coosa River Argus," Centre, AL
- life member & former President of Alabama Press Association
- served in the CSA in volunteer Cherokee Co., AL company
- 16 Nov. 1866 married Miss. Mary J. Cothran of Centre, AL
- Jul 1871 purchased the Gadsden Times,
- Feb 1888, consolidated W. P. Johnson's "Gadsden News," both its editors & proprietors
- President, Gadsden Times News Printing Co. at time of death
- Retired from day to day operations months ago at his Coats Bend plantation
- Successful businessman and farmer, among Etowah Co.'s wealthiest and prosperous citizens
- in Battle Creek, MI for treatment of several weeks for an ailment of several months
- died at 10:35 PM, 6 NOV 1906
- survived by his widow, five sons and a daughter: Charles E., Herbert, Leonard, Warren, and Cleveland Meeks, Gadsden and Mrs. Hugh McGlathery