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Jane Cordelia Hobley d 1918 Bklyn NY Alfred
Posted by: DM Date: November 07, 2001 at 18:39:32
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Brooklyn Standard Union obit June 7,1918. Jane Cordelia HOBLEY, who died yesterday at her home, 10 Wilson
street, aged 86 years, was the widow of Alfred HOBLEY and mother of ex-Sheriff Alfred T. HOBLEY. She had been a lifelong resident of Brooklyn and for the greater part of her life had lived in the Eastern District. Mrs. HOBLEY's father was James POTTER, a boss truckman, and was widely known at one time. In early life Mrs. HOBLEY became a member of Calvary P.E. Church, and she was the oldest living member of that congregation at the time of her death. During the early part of her church work she taught in the Sunday school and she maintained an active interest in the church until her death. Alfred HOBLEY, her husband, was a pioneer manufacturer of silk ribbon. Besides her son Mrs. HOBLEY is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Thomas
LEE; one grandson, Major Alfred H. HOBLEY, U.S.A., and three granddaughters, Mrs. Arthur COUSINS of Washington, D.C., Miss Marjorie A. HOBLEY and Miss Gladys LEE. Funeral services will be held at her late home to-morrow evening at 8 o'clock, the Rev. John WILLIAMS officiating. Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery on Sunday. I am not related.


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