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Death Records from Troy, NY newspapers extracted from
records compiled by the Burden Iron Company between
March, 1890 – April, 1895


The information in this database was extracted from a file of Troy, NY newspaper clippings maintained by employees of the Burden Iron Company in Troy NY. The records are part of the Burden Papers Collection presently housed at the Rensselaer County Historical Society located at 57 Second Street, Troy NY 12180.

It will be noted that the names of certain individuals appear multiple times depending on the number of Death Notices that appeared in the local newspapers. While every effort was made to transcribe the data accurately and true to its original spelling, some errors may appear. When in doubt or for further information, the researcher is advised to refer to the original source at the Rensselaer County Historical Society.

Special thanks go to the staff at Rensselaer County Historical Society for their courtesy and cooperation and also to Tom Carroll, Executive Director of the Hudson-Mohawk Industrial Gateway, who brought these records to our attention.

Burden Death Records

1 Abbott Juliette 9 Jan 1893 ABBOTT-In Brunswick, Jan. 9, 1893, Juliette, wife of Elisha Abbott, aged 61 years, 9 months and 28 days. Funeral Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 11, at 1 o'clock from residence, and 2 o'clock from the White church at Brunswick. Friends are respectfully invited to attend. 35-3
2 Abbott Lorenzo 19 Apr 1894 ABBOTT-In West Troy, April 19, 1894, Lorenzo Abbott, aged 77 years. Funeral from the Home for Aged Men Friday at 3 p. m. 58-3
3 Abbott Royal 24 Mar 1895 ABBOTT-In Pittstown, March 24, 1895, Colonel Royal Abbott, aged 83 years. Funeral from his late residence, Pittstown, Thursday morning at 11 o'clock. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend. 72-2
4 Abell Minnie C. Brewster 9 Mar 1892 ABELL-In Newtonville, March 9, 1892, MINNIE C. BREWSTER, wife of William B. Abell, aged 25 years. Funeral from Newtonville, M. E. church Sunday, March 13, at 2 P.M. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend. 22-1
5 Abrams Jane H. 2 Oct 1892 ABRAMS-Entered into rest, Oct. 2, 1892, Mrs. JANE H. ABRAMS, widow of the late Jesse Abrams, formerly of West Troy. Funeral Wednesday afternoon at 2:30, from her late residence, No. 3,349 Sixth avenue. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend. 10-3-2t 31-1
6 Ackart P. L., Mrs. 25 Jan 1894 ACKART-Jan. 25, 1894, Mrs. P. L. Ackart, aged 87 years and 4 months. Services at the house on Highland Avenue, at 10 o'clock Sunday, Jan. 28. Interment at Schaghticoke.* 55-1
7 Ackart P. L., Mrs. 25 Jan 1894 ACKART-A meeting of the Central W. C. T. U. will be held to-morrow (Saturday) afternoon at 4 o'clock at the home of the president, 458 Fulton Street, to make arrangements for attending the funeral of Mrs. P. L. Ackart, corresponding secretary of the society. 55-1
8 Ackley Frances E. 11 Dec 1894 ACKLEY-At Bath-on-the-Hudson, Dec. 11, 1894, Frances E., wife of the late John Ackley, aged 69 years. Funeral Friday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from the residence of her son, at Shushan, N.Y. 12-12-2t* 67-2
9 Ackroyd Thomas 02 Sep 1890 ACKROYD-Tuesday, Sept. 2, 1890, THOMAS ACKROYD, aged 79 years. Funeral services from his late residence on Shaker road, Watervliet, Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock 9-3-2t 3-4
10 Adams Alexander 7 Jan 1892 ADAMS-In this city, Jan. 7th, 1892, ALEXANDER ADAMS, in his 67th year. Funeral Sunday at 12 M. from his late residence, 709 Fulton street. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend. Interment private. 1-8-2t* 18-3

Troy Irish Genealogy Society Members and volunteers from the Rensselaer County RootsWeb Mailing List worked on this project. Transcribers were:

Kay Brearton, Wynantskill, NY
Tammy Casterlin, North Carolina
Ruth Cherecwich, Salt Lake City, Utah
Penny Christopher, Melrose, NY
Pat Connors
Kristin Cooney-Ayotte, Troy, NY
Gary A. Craver, Guilderland, NY
Shirley Dilsworth, Michigan
Lynn Grice, New York State
Joan Howe
Jeanne M. Keefe, Troy, NY
Bob McConihe, Haverhill, Mass.
Mary Ann McConnell, Troy, NY

Cathy & Bill McGrath, Clifton Park, NY
Marialice P. Mangan,Clifton Park, NY
Pat Mooney, New York State
Lauri A. Mosall, Albany, NY
Rebecca Rector
Carol Schrom, Troy, NY
Richard Shea, New York State
Sheila Lofft Strickland
Pam Trudeau
Donna K. Vaughn
Carol Waldron, Saratoga Springs, NY
Pam Warren, Troy, Mich.