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•100 Years Ago - January, 1910•

Susannah Kenovan, 85, died at her home in Horicon of old age. She was born in County Derry, Ireland and she came to America with her husband when she was young and settled in Glens Falls. For more than half a century they raised a large family of sons and daughters in Horicon. She was buried in St. Cecilia's Cemetery, Warrensburgh.

James A. Lamb, 73, of Bolton died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Thomas Duell. He was the brother of Charles Lamb who lives at the old soldier's home. Burial was in the Warrensburgh Cemetery.

Horace Stewart, 77, died Dec. 29, 1909 at his home in Bolton Landing of a paralytic stroke. He was born in Bolton and for over 40 years was proprietor of the Stewart House there. Burial was in the Huddle Cemetery.

During a blinding snowstorm, the Rev. W.I. Pond, one of the oldest retired Methodist preachers in the country, was killed th morning of Jan. 24, 1910 by a Hudson Valley trolley car at Baker's Crossing, eight miles from Saratoga Spa.

Painful departure from life

Charles Swanson, 62, a prominent Stony Creek lumberman, died Jan. 24, 1910 as the result of an accident at the Stony Creek railroad station. He was backing up a team when the wagon struck a pile of wood throwing the tongue against his abdomen, injuring him internally. No skin was broken. He was removed to his home but he was unable to survive his injury and died of acute peritonitis caused by the accident.

Swanson was a native of Sweden, coming to this country when he was 19. For 35 years, he was a resident of Stony Creek where he had followed the lumber business extensively and had held the office of Superintendent of Highways and was elected Justice of the Peace last fall.

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