Broadalbin High School
Deaths of the Class of 1877
Teacher: D. D. Crouse
Deaths below are those recorded by Mrs. Nelson Burr, Secretary of the Class of 1877. It is remarkable that, out of the original 76 scholars listed, 56 of them are listed here, recorded by her. It is not known of women's maiden name or married surname.
From 1877 to 1887
Kittie Cleveland (see notation below)
From 1887 to 1897
From 1897 to 1902
From 1902 to 1907
William J. Sheldon
From 1907 to 1912
D. D. Crouse (teacher) (see notation below)
From 1912 -
George Hillman (crossed out)
Ella Dye Manning
Will C. (or O.) Brown
Emma Fuller Furman
W. A. Ferguson
W. O. Cleveland (ca. Sept. 1930)
H. C. Finch
Mate Buchanan Marrcott
Matie Tymerson Sheldore
Nelson F. Burr
Nelson Girlick (Gulick?)
Cora Phillips Frank (ca. June 1937)
Reference(s) to Kittie Cleveland and D. D. Crouse:
The following information can be found in the May 7, 1886 copy of the Broadalbin Herald: "Kittie, the beloved wife of Supervisor, D. D. Crouse of this town, died at her late residence Saturday night, of consumption, after a long and painful illness. She leaves to mourn her loss, her husband and three children, two sons and a daughter, the youngest about 3 months old. The funeral will be held today at 3:30 PM from the house. The name of the deceased before marriage was Kittie Cleveland, and she leaves two brothers, William and Wallace".
In the D. A. R. Cemetery records, In the listing of Broadalbin M. E. Church transcriptions, Vol. 29, on page 267: The Marriage of David D. Crouse, School Commissioner, and Kittie L. Cleveland, both of Broadalbin, NY, were married by the Rev. S. W. Clemens on July 22, 1879.
From the Broadalbin Town Historian: D. D. Crouse was named David Deerfield Crouse, was b. 1843 at Kringsbush, N.Y. His first wife was Catherine Louise Cleveland, b. 1857 at Broadalbin, NY.
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