Adolphus D Herrington


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  • Name Adolphus D Herrington 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I53044  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Family Hannah M. Rathburn 
    Married: 2x1. Ellen M Herrington,   b. 5 Aug 1838, Port Ontario NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1921, Pulaski NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F20063  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    • Adolphus D. Herrington - died August 6, 1890, age 78 years. Husband of Hannah M. Rathburn Herrington. Section 2, Row 4.
      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, August 14, 1890 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Died in this town, at Selkirk, August 6th, Adolphus D. Herrington, aged 78 years. The deceased was born in the year 1813 in Rensselaer county, New York State. His father lived in the vicinity of Troy, until the deceased was about ten years of age. From thence the family removed to Jefferson county, residing for a time in Ellis village. After a short residence in that place, they removed to a farm located near Pierrepont Manor. The deceased came to Port Ontario in 1835, and subsequently lived in the city of Oswego for a short time and afterwards resided on the farm now owned by Mr. Edmund Brown, on Lake street, and subsequently removed to Selkirk where he has resided the last thirty years. Mr. Herrington's father died when the deceased was only seventeen years of age, and after his father's death, the care of the family was assumed by himself, although he was the second son. In 1837 he was married to Miss Hannah Rathbone. They had but two children, a son and daughter. The son died at the age of seventeen. The daughter still survives. The wife of Mr. Herrington deceased in 1886. Mr. Herrington pursued the business of ship-carpenter for a portion of his life, but for a longer period, that of farming and also that of keeping a hotel. Mr. Herrington has uniformly sustained an unblemished reputation for honesty, integrity and sobriety as a worthy law-abiding citizen and a kind-hearted, helpful neighbor. His funeral was honored by a large attendance of friends and relatives. The services were conducted by Dr. Douglas of Pulaski, assisted by Rev. Dr. Raymond, of Albany. The remains were taken in charge by the Masonic fraternity in which the deceased had been a member of for more than twenty years, and interred with their customary ceremonies in the cemetery at Sand Hill beside those of his wife.
      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, August 14, 1890 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Masonic - Tribute and Resolutions in memory of Brother Adolphus D. Herrington, who died at his home in this town on the morning of the 6th inst., aged 78 years. Bro. Herrington was made a Mason in Pulaski Lodge, No. 415, more than thirty years ago. In every position, Masonic, social or otherwise, he was a man of decided convictions, fearless in his advocacy of them, ready and convincing in argument, zealous and energetic in whatever he believed was best. He was successful in a wonderful degree. His many traits of character engrafted him into this community to which he gave his best service. He was self-sacrificing in his devotion to the interests of the fraternity. Blameless in life, full of honors and years; esteemed and lamented he has gone to his reward. Resolves, that we tender the relatives and friends of our deceased brother our fullest sympathy in their great bereavement. Resolved, that the furniture and jewels of the lodge be draped in mourning for the period of thirty days. Resolved, that a copy of these resolutions be furnished the friends of our deceased brother, spread upon the minutes of the lodge and published in the Pulaski Democrat. S. D. Moore, Benj. Snow, B. E. Parkhurst, Com.