•100 Years Ago - April, 1909•

Weinman was married in 1871 at Claremont, NH to Emma C. Johnson of that place. She survives with their two children, Mrs. Hart (Theresa) Joseph and Bertha Weinman, all of Warrensburgh. The funeral was held from the Hart Joseph house on Elm Street and three fully loaded carriages of flowers and a large concourse of townspeople followed the hearse to the Warrensburgh Cemetery. (The Hart Joseph mansion was at 48 Elm St., a house Louis Weinman had built in 1901 for his daughter, Theresa Joseph. It burned in 1931 when it belonged to Frank Smith and Jack Toney's 1955 single-story ranch house stands there today.)

Fowler's Store celebrates 40 Years

The B.B. Fowler department store on Glen St. in Glens Falls, one of the biggest mercantile establishments in this section of New York, is celebrating its 40th anniversary. The store began its life humbly in 1869, conducting a modest business in a small place, rapidly growing as the result of honest methods and hard labor to its present status and occupancy of the biggest single store block in Glens Falls.

Woman's long sleeve, ankle length, lightweight union suits are on sale this week at Fowler's for 50 cents.

(Note...B.B. Fowler is buried on Main St., Chestertown, next to the former town hall. The old Fowler building at 190 Glen St. is now Aimie's Dinner & Movie.)

Aged residents die

Chloe Olmsted, 93, undoubtedly the oldest person in this locality, died April 15, 1909 at the home of her son, Nathan Wilcox with whom she lived in North Caldwell. She was born in 1816 in Luzerne. She married Simeon Wilcox and they had two sons and a daughter. Ten years after he died 46 years ago, she married William Olmsted who died four years ago. She lived in North Caldwell for 65 or 70 years. Burial was in the Caldwell Cemetery, Lake George.

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