Newspaper dated September 15, 1883
J. Alexander TYLER - for several years a resident with his mother the widow
of ex-President Tyler, in the Gardner Homestead at West Brighton, died at
Santa Fe, New Mexico, on the 1st of September aged 36 years. He was buried
on Sunday last from his late residence at East Hampton, L. I., in the old
church yard at that quaint village. Almost his last words to his wife when
he left home were - "If I should die I wish to be buried in the old church
yard at East Hampton," for some time past Mr. Tyler had been residing in New
Mexico occupied in his profession of civil engineer in verifying certain old
time surveys. He leaves a wife (who was a daughter of the late Samuel B.
GARDNER, of Gardner's Island) and two little children.
Timothy CORTELYOU BOGART - died at his residence near Castleton Corners on
the 11th of September of dysentery, aged eighty years, one month and
twenty-six days. Funeral services were held at the house on the 13th of
September. Internment was in the BOGART family lot in the Moravian Cemetery.
Mr. BOGART was a son of Simon and Mary and was born at his father's farm
house near the place where he has just ended his days. At 26 he married Miss
Priscilla HILLYER, a daughter of Squire John HILLYER, of Richmond Hill and
sister of Hon. J. B. HILLYER and Hon. Lawrence HILLYER. Shortly after his
marriage he removed with his wife to the vicinity of Fort Hamilton, engaging
in the business of farming and being a very industrious and frugal habits,
they were successful and returned to Staten Island 45 years ago. He then
purchased the farm and a few years later built the farm house in which he
lived for 35 years, and until his death. Mr. BOGART was a last surviving
member of his father's family, which was quite large, his last surviving
sister the wife of Peter JOHNSON, having died in the state of Illinois
several years ago. His married life extended over a period of 55 years, and
he leaves surviving him his aged widow (now in her 81st year), three sons,
Simon, Lawrence and John and his two daughters, Sarah Ann, wife of Mr. James
WALNUT and Adeline, widow of Mr. Stephen BROOKER, his daughter Hannah, wife
of Rev. Gustavos R. ALDEN and Barbara, wife of James FINK, having died. Mr.
BOGART was at the time of his death, a vestrymen of St. Andrew's Church.
Martha Jane FISCHBECK - daughter of John and Maria died at the residence of
her parents in the City of New York on Sept. 12 of dentition, aged 11 months,
22 days. Internment was in Mr. Thomas BLAKE'S lot in the Moravian Cemetery.