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Adeline (Dake) Lewthwaite (nee Mosher)
Posted by: Bob Stromberg (ID *****9771) Date: April 18, 2002 at 06:32:54
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Hi, I am trying to locate the birth parents of Adeline Mosher. She was born Mosher, unofficially adopted into the Benjamin C. Dake family of Middle Grove, Saratoga Co., NY, and married George Walter Lewthwaite, a Methodist and papermaker. They lived in Ballston Spa, Fort Edward, and elsewhere, finally settling in Center Falls, NY, upstream on the Battenkill from Greenwich, NY. After George W. died in 1916, she lived for several months at a time with members of her family. Later, she lived in a sanatorium in Teaneck, NJ.

She is buried in Greenwich Cemetery, Greenwich, NY. Her headstone shows:

George W. Lewthwaite
Apr 1, 1847, Feb 11, 1916
Adaline Dake his wife
Nov 16, 1850, Apr 22, 1935

The following is from an obituary clipping (no date, no indication of the newspaper title, but probably from the newspaper that became the Greenwich Journal) found in my cousin Evelyn Barbur's house in Greenwich:

Mrs. G. W. Lewthwaite

Mrs. George W. Lewthwaite, 84, a former resident of Center Falls, died Monday night at Brightside sanatorium at Teaneck, N.J., where she had been staying for some time. The body will be brought to Greenwich and funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock tomorrow, Thursday, afternoon at the Methodist Episcopal church, of which Mrs. Lewthwaite was a member. Rev. J. B. Armstrong will officiate, and interment will be in the Greenwich cemetery.

Adeline Dake Lewthwaite, who was a native of Saratoga county, spent the greater portion of her life in this community. About ten years ago she went to New Jersey to be near her sons. Mrs. Lewthwaite is survived by three sons, Earl of Hackensack, N. J., Jerome of Port Washington, L. I., and Oscar of Brooklyn; several nieces and nephews, and 12 grandchildren.

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