Obituaries-September 1900

Following are obituaries from September, 1900, as printed in The Oakland Daily Evening Tribune.

01 September 1900, Page 3, Column 6

Students Attend the Funeral

The funeral services of Miss Edith Jones, who died suddenly Wednesday at Mills College were held at Browns undertaking Parlors yesterday afternoon at ?:30 o'clock. Students at the college sent handsome floral tributes and the college was well represented by the faculty and students. Dr. R. F. Coyle officiated.
07 September 1900, Page 8, Column 6


Mrs. D. Mathews died yesterday morning at an advanced age at her residence, San Pablo and Golden Gate avenues. Deceased has been a resident of this city since pioneer days and herself and husband were closely identified with the history of this city and Berkeley. Her husband died a number of years ago.

The cause of death was heart failure. She had resided at Golden Gate for forty-four years. The surviving children are: Mary Alice Mathews, Charles E. Mathews, Peter A. Mathews, John L. Mathews, Teresa C. Mathews, Mrs. J. P. McCarthy of New York and Mrs. Dr. Maher of this city. The family in early days was wealthy and occupied a prominent position on this side of the bay. The funeral arrangements have not yet been made.
10 September 1900, Page 6, Column 6


ALAMEDA, Sept. 10- The funeral of Sherman J. Fish, who died on Friday was held from his late home on Encinal avenue on Sunday afternoon. Burial was at Mountain View Cemetery.
10 September 1900, Page 8, Column 5


C. L. Maxwell, for many years one of the best known merchants of the city, died at his home, 1266 Fourth avenue, Saturday evening after an illness of several months. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock from his late residence.

Mr. Maxwell was a native of Pennsylvania, having been born in that State in 18?1. As a young man, he went to Iowa, where he engaged in the hardware business, which he followed up to within a year of the time of his death. Coming to Oakland eighteen years ago he engaged in the same business, meeting with good success. A little over a year ago his health began failing and he decided to retire from business.

He leaves a wife and five grown children, W. F., John P., Edna M., Mary E., and Lucy C. Maxwell.
17 September 1900, Page 7, Column 2


Albert B. Cobby, of 627 Fifty-eigth street died suddenly this morning at 6 o'clock from an apoplectic stroke.

He had celebrated his fifty-first birthday yesterday, and it is presumed that the excitement of the occasion brought on the attack. He had just risen from his bed this morning when he fell to the floor and expired in a short time.

Deceased was a native of Brighton, England, but had lived in Oakland several years. He was an architect by profession, with offices in San Francisco. He leaves a family of grown children, his wife having died some time ago.
18 September 1900, Page 2, Column 5


SACRAMENTO, Cal. Sept. 18- Robert Devlin, an old and wealthy retired merchant of Sacramento, died today, aged 76 years. Deceased was the father of State Prison Director Robert T. Devlin, W. H. Devlin, an attorney of this city; E. J. Devlin, city editor of the Bee, and Frank Devlin, a San Francisco business man.
18 September 1900, Page 6, Column 6


ALAMEDA, Sept. 18- John Bernd, who was a driver for the Palace Brewery died yesterday morning at the Alameda Sanitarium where he had been removed on Sunday to be operated on. His condition had become too much weakened to withstand the operation and he died before rallying sufficiently to have it performed.
24 September 1900, Page 3, Column 4

J. Manning Dies at Santa Rosa

J. Manning of San Francisco, aged 40 years, died in the County Hospital at Santa Rosa yesterday. Manning was a native of England, and is said to have a niece living in Oakland. Death was due to hemorrhage of the lung.
24 September 1900, Page 8, Column 4


Edward Holland, member fo the last Board of Supervisors of San Francisco, and one time owner fo the old Commercial Hotel of that place, died on the steamer St. Paul on the trip from Nome City. The news reached his wife in this city while she was awaiting his arrival at the ?ole.
27 September 1900, Page 2, Column 2


Benjamin F. Rathborn, formerly a member of the San Francisco police force, died at his residence 666 Thirty-second street, this city, yesterday of consumption. He leaves a widow and one daughter. The funeral was held this morning at Taylor's undertaking parlors. Interment was in Mountain View.
29 September 1900, Page 1, Column 5

English Hero Dies at Fresno

FRESNO, Sept. 29.- H. A. Trevelyan died this morning from pneumonia.

Colonel Trevelyan has been resident manager of the Barton estate vineyard company, an English corporation, for the past ten years. He was a survivor of the Balaklava charge, being at one time attached as cornet to the Eleventh Hussars. He leaves two daughters in England. He was 67 years of age.