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

Stella Briggs
Kittie Cleveland (see notation below) 
Homer Demorest
Lucy Alvord
Mate Earl
Emma Horten

From 1887 to 1897

Debbie Woodworth
George Burr
Charlie Chapman
Etta Horten

 From 1897 to 1902

Allie Rawson
William Grinell
Fred Hayes
Maggie Earl

From 1902 to 1907

William J. Sheldon
Willie Argotsinger

From 1907 to 1912

Anna Heagle
D. D. Crouse (teacher) (see notation below)

From 1912 -

Ed Washburn
Harmon VanArman
Frank Spencer
Henry Dye
Loren Rowley
Joseph Greenslete
George Hillman (crossed out)
Lina Schermerhorn
George Hillman
Clayton Grinnell
Elmer Washburn
Minnie Capron
Ella Broderick
Mate Neugen
Russell Neugen
Ella Dye Manning
Will C. (or O.) Brown
Maggie Broderick
Emma Fuller Furman
W. A. Ferguson
W. O. Cleveland (ca. Sept. 1930)
George Stevens
Henry Neugen
Robert Earl
H. C. Finch
Mate Buchanan Marrcott
Matie Tymerson Sheldore
Nelson F. Burr
Nelson Girlick (Gulick?)
Tom Cleveland
Cora Phillips Frank (ca. June 1937)
Walter Jeans
John Drury
Nellie Brockway
Ida Lee
Will Chapman
Ed Chapman
Dexter Knappen


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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