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Woodbury Daily Times 10-21-1904
Cooper Scott was found dead in his house on Wood street this morning by Mr. Biddle, who serves him with papers.
Coroner Wilson was notified and viewed the body, and deemed an inquest unnecessary. The coroner thinks that he died sometime yesterday and that his death was caused by apoplexy.
He was in the hotel yesterday morning and complained of feeling bad, and was urged to go home, which he did. he evidently died while sitting at the table, probably eating his dinner, as he was found lying on his back alongside of the table.
Coroner Wilson ordered Undertaker Budd to prepare the body for burial.
Mr. Scott was one of the oldest residents of Woddbury and is said to be 78 years of age.
He was a painter by trade and an old war veteran.
Woodbury Daily Times 10-22-1904
Scott - Suddenly on Oct. 20 th, 1904, Cooper Scott, aged 76 years.
The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, on Sunday. Oct. 23, 1904, at one o'clock, from No. 248 South Broad street, Woodbury, N. J.
Interment at Bethel. Private.
Woodbury Daily Times 10-24-1904
Cooper Scott was buried from the residence of his nephew, Robert Scott, 24S South Broad street, yesterday afternoon. Many of his bothood friends gathered to pay him their respects. Rev. J. L. Howard conducted the services.
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