OBITUARIES OF Adam C. Morey and his wife Hattie (Sayles) Morey
Submitted by: Cathy Porter-Maynard (in Minnesota)
Newspaper: “Syracuse Herald”, [Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York]
Publication Date: Sunday Morning, March 15, 1925
Mrs. Hattie F. Morey [nee Hattie Sayles]
Funeral services for Mrs. Hattie F. Morey, widow of Adam Morey, who died at the home of her son, Edward C. Morey of Pittsburg, Pa., on Tuesday [March 10, 1925] were conducted Friday afternoon at the First Methodist Church, Baldwinsville, [New York], at 2 o'clock. The Rev. Roy C. Hebblethwaite, pastor of that church, officiated. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery. She Is survived by two sons and two daughters.
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NOTE: According to the 1900 Census for Lysander, Onondago County, New York, Hattie (Sayles) Morey was born in August of 1839, in Ohio. She was the daughter of Hiram and Hannah [Rickard] Sayles.
OBITUARY # 1: Adam Clark Morey
(Adam lived Newport, Fayetteville, Syracuse, Baldwinsville, N.Y.).
''BUSINESS CIRCLES MOURN DEATH OF ADAM C. MOREY
For Fifty-three Years the Deceased Had Been Active in City Life
The death of Adam C. Morey, age 74 years occurred at his home in
Baldwinsville on Friday. For the last 53 years Mr. Morey has been one of the
best known business and real estate men in this section. His entrance into
business life in Syracuse was made with J. P. and J. Wagner, who were
running a grocery and general store, where he received nine years
Education. Shortly after he left the Wagner Brothers, he went to
Geddes, where he started business for himself and progressed rapidly for 15
years, until he outgrew the possibilities there and left about the year 1870.
Then for a few years he tackled the newly opened oil fields in Pennsylvania
making a success, buying and selling tracts of land. When he returned to
this city he took charge of the Business of N. Stanton Gere until he opened
a real Estate Office about 2 years later. Real Estate was a groove which he
fitted to perfection and he remained in that business for the rest of his
If has been truthfully said that he handled more real estate than any other
man in Syracuse and for some time was agent for T.M. Flagier, finally
closing out his business for him. Thirty one years ago he bought a farm
near Baldwinsville and has lived there ever since, at the same time
maintaining and office in Syracuse.
Mr. Morey's death is considered a distinct loss not only by his intimate
friends, but by the men with whom he had business relations. He was born in
Herkimer and was prominent in the Masonic circles.
The funeral will be held from his late home in Baldwinsville, Monday, at 2
He is survived by his wife [''Hattie'' SAYLES Morey], and four children, E. C. Morey of
Pittsburgh, PA., Mrs. F. E. Luley of St. Paul Minn., Mrs. Frank R. Walker of
this City, and W. H. Seward Morey of Washington, D.C., Mrs. C. M. Conger of
this City is a sister of Mr. Morey and a brother James I. Morey of South
Boardman, Michigan. ''
[Source: Cemetery record from John Gardner Morey, listed from Fayetteville Cemetery Interment book on January 24, 1991;
Excerpt from internet post by 'Morey.'].
OBITUARY # 2: Adam C. Morey
Newspaper: “Syracuse Herald”, [Onondaga County, New York]
Publication Date: Saturday Evening, November 25, 1911
Adam C. Morey, 74 years old, died last night at his home in Baldwinsville [New York] after a long illness. He was one of the best known real estate men in Syracuse. Mr. Morey had been engaged in business in Syracuse for forty-five years. Since 1881 he had made his home in Baldwinsville. He was one of the oldest members of the Citizen's Club and prominent in Masonic circles.
Mr. Morey is survived by his wife [Hattie SAYLES Morey]; and four children, E.C. Morey of Pittsburg, PA; Mrs. F.E. Luley [nee, Minnie Morey] of St. Paul, Minnesota; Mrs. Frank R. Walker [nee, Jessie E. Morey] of this city; and W.H. Seward Morey of Washington, D.C.; a sister, Mrs. C.M. Conger [Congor?] of this city, and a brother, James I. Morey of South Boardman, Michigan.
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*[Newspaper articles kindly provided by ''Aurina''].
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