Deaths of Infants and Children Page 2

Death of A Child…Death of A Sweet Little Child…Sunday Afternoon At three o’clock, Gracie May, the year old baby of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Sexton died after an illness of only a few days. Monday morning the remains were taken to Cotton Plant where they were interred, Rev. Howard Dutill of the Methodist Church officiating. The remains were accompanied by a number of friends from Ocala and Cotton Plant and Fellowship neighborhood. Mr. and Mrs. Sexton have the deep sympathy of the entire community in their bereavement.  Source: Ocala Banner: 5-10-1901

Death of an Infant

We regret to announce the death of the six month’s old child of Mrs. Fannie Hunter Lovell, which occurred at the boarding house of Mrs. Brooks, at the corner of Pine and South streets yesterday afternoon after an illness of only four days. The death of the little one will leave a grave in the hearts of the fond parents that time can never wear away, a grief can never be assuaged. 
Source: Ocala Banner: 11-2-1906

A tiny son entered the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. I. Grace Monday night, but his little life was of short duration as he only lived a few hours. The little body was laid away in the family burial lot at Kendrick Tuesday afternoon. 

Source: Ocala Banner: 5-5-1905

Death of a Little Boy

Arnold the five year old son of Conductor Wallace Kelsey, died at 5:30 o’clock Thursday afternoon at the Wilson House, of scarlet fever, and was buried in the old cemetery (Evergreen), at 3 o’clock yesterday. Mr. Kelsey brought the little fellow up from Homosassa Monday, he being ill at the time. The boy was a bright child and his father almost idolized him. 
Source:  Ocala Evening Star: 3-2-1901


Died, on Saturday morning July 16th, the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Lucius. The remains were interred in the Lucius family burying ground west of Belleview. Source: Ocala Banner: 7-22-1904

Herbert Stuart, the six-months’ old baby of Mr. and Mrs. John Stuart, died at their home at Silver Springs Friday. The little one had been ill for several months and his death was not unexpected. The parents have the sympathy of their friends in their bereavement. Source: Ocala Banner: 6-29-1906


Little Sarah Elizabeth, the fourteen months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Burnett, died at 9 o’clock this morning. The funeral will take place tomorrow morning. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 11-30-1900

A Little Girl Passes Away

Myrtle, the little two and a half year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Pebworth, died last night at 6 o’clock, at her home in the third ward, of congestion of the brain. The little one was laid to rest in the old cemetery (Evergreen), at 4 o’clock this afternoon, Rev. T. J. Nixon performing the simple, but touching burial service. Sympathy is extended to Mr. and Mrs. Pebworth. The little girl was a sweet and winsome child and will be greatly missed from the home. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 9-21-1900

The remains of the infant child of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Owens, of Jacksonville, was interred in the family burial grounds in Greenwood Cemetery in this city yesterday afternoon. Rev. C. C. Carroll, pastor of the Baptist church of this city, performed the burial ceremony. The remains of the little one were accompanied to Ocala, by Mrs. Ed J. Triay, an aunt, the mother and father being unable to come. Source: Ocala Banner: 5-12-1905

The friends of Mrs. W. P. Pendleton will doubtless learn with sincere regret of the death of her little daughter, Dorothy Lee, on the 16th inst. At 205 Mathew St., Los Angeles, Cal. Age, one year and four days. Source: Ocala Banner: 11-25-1904

Little One At Rest

There was laid to rest at Greenwood Cemetery a few days ago the little eighteen months old baby of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick T. Randall of Connor.

It had one its way into the affections of its fond parents, and its death leaves a grave in their hearts that time can never obliterate…Source: Ocala Banner: 9-17-1909

Mr. and Mrs. Green, of Belleview, mourn the death of their first born infant, which occurred last week. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 5-19-1900


Mr. and Mrs. James Hardee, former Belleview residents, came from Dutten, their present home, Saturday night with the body of their year old child, which was interred Sunday morning in the Belleview cemetery. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 3-25-1903

Death of A Little Girl

Little Miss Ruth Benjamin, the 12 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Simon Benjamin, died at Ashville, N. C., of an attack of appendicitis…Sunday’s Times-Union

Little Miss Benjamin was the only child of Mr. Simon Benjamin by his second wife. She was born in Ocala and her parents made this city their home for many years. They have many warm friends here who will be very much grieved to learn of the sudden death of their little daughter. Source: Ocala Banner: 8-14-1908

Yesterday afternoon Marguerite , the five months old baby of Mr. & Mrs. R. R. Carroll, died, after an illness of several weeks. The interment took place this afternoon at the old cemetery, Rev. T. J. Nixon officiating, assisted by Rev. J.C. Porter. The parents in their great sorrow over the loss of their first born have the sympathy of the community. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 5-17-1900

Much sympathy is expressed for Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Thomas in the death of their infant daughter last Wednesday. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 9-1-1900

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Fort of Moss Bluff had the misfortune to lose their daughter, Miss Lena from Malerial Fever. She was seventeen years old. The remains were interred in the Moss Bluff Cemetery Wednesday. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 9-2-1909

Death of a Child

Died, at Kendrick, Oct. 10, 1900, Laurie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Waters, aged three years, eleven months and ten days. This dear little girl, so early called away, had suffered only a few days, during which time tender hands and loving hearts did all that could be done to soothe her sorrow and render her young, but fleeting life happy.

Remarkably quiet and patient in her suffering, she was the cherished idol of her fond parents. They deeply mourn the loss of their darling child, but fondly hope to meet that loved one again, where affections and ties are no more riven and loving hearts no more bleed. For well do they know. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 10-13-1900

Belleview, August 17—The infant daughter of Dr. and Mrs. T. K. Slaughter of Levon died Sunday night after a short illness and the remains were tenderly laid to rest in the Belleview cemetery at 3:30 o’clock Monday afternoon. Rev. W. H. Coleman of Ocala conducted the funeral service at the cemetery. We extend our sympathy to Dr. and Mrs. Slaughter in this their sad loss. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 8-17-1911

Mrs. Wright’s six-months-old baby died last night and will be laid away today in the Anthony cemetery beside the others, four in number. Mr. and Mrs. Wright have the sympathy of the entire community in their sad bereavement. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 12-13-1912


Little Douglas Spencer, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Spencer of Zuber, died last night and will be buried this afternoon at Zuber. Douglas fell and broke one of his legs last Christmas and has been an invalid ever since. McIver & MacKay sent the coffin out. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 10-10-1912

We regret to note the burial of the child of C. G. Leitner, of Dunnellon. The body was interred in Anthony Cemetery, last Sunday. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 8-30-1901

The infant daughter of Peter McIntyre died at 3 o’clock yesterday of whooping cough and was buried today by the side of her mother in Greenwood cemetery. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 3-8-1900

The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Grumble of Dunnellon, died at that place Saturday afternoon and the body was taken to Anthony for burial. Source: Ocala Banner: 1-24-1902

The funeral of Mr. and Mrs. U. R. Waterman’s infant daughter took place yesterday afternoon from the Presbyterian church, conducted by Rev. J. G. Law, and the little body was laid to rest in Greenwood cemetery, followed by many sorrowing friends and relatives. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 1-25-1899

Alma McMahon

Little Alma, the three year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. McMahon,  died Sunday morning at the home of her parents in the north end.  The little one was laid to rest in the Evergreen cemetery Sunday afternoon. Rev. Bunyan Stephens, officiated and many friends of the bereaved parents attended the services. Mr. E. C. Smith had charge of the arrangements. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 12-9-1912

Orange Springs…Mary Magdalene, the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bartow Harper, died the 7th inst. and was buried in the cemetery here. She was one year, five months and eleven days old. We are sorry to hear Mr. Harper has others of his family who are quite ill. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 11-16-1912

Death of a Little Boy

The little nine year old son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Whaley died Tuesday night at their home on the Silver Springs road. The funeral took place this morning at 10 o’clock from the Fort King church, Rev. Stephens, officiating. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 1-7-1915

Citra…Eunice, the infant and only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Bedell, died Tuesday at 4 a. m. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. E. F. Ley. The body was taken by the parents to their old home in Georgia where it was interred. The sorrowing parents have the sympathy of the entire community in their great loss. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 8-19-1898

The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. R. Cook of 710 Alvarez street died last night at 8:30 o’clock. The remains were forwarded at 3:30 this morning to Fort White for interment, accompanied by Mr. Cook. Sam R. Pyles & Company had charge of arrangements. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 9-25-1922

James Hoy

     Orange Lake, Sept. 13…Monday morning at 2:30, James Hoy, only son of Mrs. J. P. Hoy, died at his mother’s home of hemorrhagic fever, after an illness of only three days.
     James was a bright, manly boy of  thirteen, liked and respected by all who knew him. He was a general favorite among his playmates, by whom he will be sadly missed.
     The remains were interred in the Catholic cemetery at Boardman after an impressive service by Rev. Father Botolaccio. His mother and sister have the sympathy of all in their bereavement. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 9-14-1911

Mr. and Mrs. L. Gillespie, have the sympathy of their many friends here, in the loss of their little daughter, whose death occurred this morning at 3 o’clock of diphtheria at Belleview, where the family a short time ago went to reside. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 9-19-1912

Mr. and Mrs. Carlton Price, of McIntosh, lost their little boy, two years old, of diphtheria, a few days ago and their little daughter is expected to die, from the same disease. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 1-8-1901

Death of a Child

Little Gus, 14 months old, only child of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Mathews, who live near town, died last night and was buried this morning in Greenwood Cemetery. Rev. W. H. Coleman conducting the funeral. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 7-12-1901

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