Otsego County, NY

The Oneonta Star

Dated: Nov. 18, 1931

Enos D. Yager

   Private funeral services for Enos D. Yager, whose death was 
briefly noted in the Oneonta Star yesterday, will be held
this afternoon at 3 o'clock from his home, 75 Center St. Rev.
Dr. Edson J. Farley, pastor of the First Baptist Church, will
officiate and burial will be made in the family plot at
Riverside Cemetery. Mr. Yager died at 2:30 o'clock, Thursday afternoon at his home
as a result of infirmities of age. About 12 years ago he
suffered several shocks as the result he had been unable to
walk. He has since been an invalid, but there was nothing in
his condition to cause particular alarm within the past
several days. Enos D. Yager was born on a farm on West St, January 7, 1854,
the son of Solomon and Louise ( Walling) Yager, both of these
families were among the first settlers of Oneonta. On April
28, 1875, he took as his bride Emma E. Couse of Oneonta, who
died about 20 years ago. Mr. Yager was for a number of years a successful farmer, but
retired about 35 years ago. he was a man of friendly
disposition and had many friends throughout this vicinity. Surviving ar eone daughter, Mrs. Carol L. Griffin, who had for
many years cared for her father; three grandchildren, Maurice
Barnett of State St and Mrs. Beulah Hickein and Felix
Barnett, both of 75 Center St; and three great grandchildren,
Katherine, Elnora, and Frederick Hickein; a sister-in-law,
Mrs. Mary E. Yager of Gifford Hill; a nephew, Burton E. Swart
of Goodyear Lake; two neices, Mrs William Barlow of East End
and Mis Clara Youngman of Goodyear Lake. To them the sympathy
of wide circles of friends will be extended. Contributed by Lori Driver

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