28 June 2015

Sunday’s Obituary: Dr Jonathan Deyo


Dr. Jonathan Deyo, born March 1846, was a physician for many years. Although he was married, he and Emma never had any children. They were married in 1878, according to the dates provided in the 1900 US Census. According to the Directory of Deceased American Physicians, 1804-1929, he died of heart disease. 

His obituary reads:
Dr. Jonathan Titus Deyo, seventy-five, of No. 821 Beverly Road, Brooklyn, died suddenly last night in front of No. 521 Fifth Avenue, Brooklyn, while on his way to a patient in South Brooklyn. Mrs. Deyo said Dr. Deyo was not well last night but the call was from an old patient and he felt he must respond. Dr. Deyo was born in Ulster County, New York. He practiced in Manhattan for about thirty years before going to Brooklyn twenty-five years ago. 

Source:
The evening world. (New York, NY), 28 Oct. 1921. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress.  

Year: 1900; Census Place: Brooklyn Ward 22, Kings, New York; Roll: 1059; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 0363; FHL microfilm: 1241059 

 

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