Wakefield Kindred of America provides the genealogy of John Wakefield, the immigrant ancestor of the Boston Family, who was born in England in 1614-15. He was according to the best information at hand, a native of Gravesend, county Kent, England, as Thomas Wakefield, probably his brother, came from that town which was an ancient seat of this family.
Location: Rome New York
Curtis, Mattoon Monroe; university prof.; born, Rome, N. Y., Oct. 19, 1858; son of William F. and Harriet E. (Royce) Curtis; A. B., Hamilton College, 1880; A. M., 1882; graduate Union Theological Seminary, 1883; studied University of Leipzig, 1889-1891, Ph. D., 1890; married, Emily, daughter of William Few Chrystie, of Hastings-on-Hudson, N. Y., Oct. 23, 1884; ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1883; pastor Hastings-on-Hudson, N. Y., 1883-1885; Beck-with Memorial Church, Cleveland, 1885-1888; prof. philosophy, Western Reserve University since 1891; supervisor of 13th Federal Census in Cuyahoga County, O., vice pres. Cleveland School of Art; member board managers, Western Reserve University; member American
Elgin, Union County, Oregon Mrs Mary Geer Dies Today At Daughter’s Home Mary Holtby Geer died unexpectedly today at noon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Philip Lockwood, of heart disease. The body is at the Snodgrass and Zimmerman mortuary and funeral arrangements have not been completed. Mrs. Geer was the widow of Judd Geer, who died several years ago. She was a pioneer resident, coming to Union county 47 years ago which she made her home until death. She was born in Rome, N. Y., Feb. 20, 1862 and was 72 years, seven months and 25 days of