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PRUDY/GATES. [Smith Meade Purdy married Prudence Gates, dau. of Newman Gates).
Posted by: Cathy Porter-Maynard (ID *****9734) Date: April 17, 2010 at 22:03:18
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NEWSPAPER: "Utica Morning Herald."
PUBLICATION DATE: Saturday, April 14, 1888.
Mrs. Hannah [Gates] Hopson, wife of the late Linus R. Hopson of Sherburne [New York], died in that village, Thursday, April 12, [1888], aged 81 years. She was born in Chenango, in December of 1806 [?], and had spent over [60?] years of her life in Sherburne. She was a daughter of NEWMAN GATES and was of a family of two sons and four daughters.
One of her sisters, Mrs. Judge Purdy, whose husband was a member of congress at one time, is still living and is the last of the family. Her other sisters were Mrs. Dr. Corbin [Almeda Gates, wife of Squire W. Corbin], of Chenango County, and Mrs. Arba K. Maynard [Minerva Gates].
Mrs. Hopson leaves six [?] sons: Henry [?] Hopson of Utica, Lewis D. Hopson, Newman Hopson, Smith and Charles Hopson, of Sherburne, and George Hopson, who lives in Missouri.
The funeral occurs today at 2:00 p.m.
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[Obituary transcribed by Cathy Porter-Maynard].


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