I thought I would post this just in case any one wanted to have it. The below obit was found in my gt grandmothers paperwork that I had been going through little by little when time allowed. It was in the Courier News Thursday, September 29, 1955.
Mrs. Wolverton, 95, Annandale's Oldest Annandale--Mrs. Margaret Wolverton,95, widow of Richard Wolverton, died yesterday (Sept. 28,1955) in the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wolverton in Route 22 with whom she had resided.
Mrs. Wolverton, who was the town's oldest resident, had been in poor health for several months and was seriously ill for the past week.
Mountainville Native She was born Apr. 21, 1860 near Mountainvill, a daughter of the late Alfred Hartrum and Mary Erik Hartrum, but moved with her parents to Cokesbury when she was about one year old. She spent her younger life and most of her married life in that area, living for may years on the Wolverton Farm, north of what is now Annandale Farms, State Refomatory for Boys.
She moved to annandale in 1927 when her sons Frank and the late Jolin purchaced a farm here. Her husband died 18 years ago and Jolin also died here shortly after that time.
Mother of Seven Children Mrs. Wolverton was the mother of seven children, three sons, Alvah, Benjamin and Jolin, who are dead, and Frank, the only surviving son. She is is also survived by three daughters, Mrs. Annie Lambert of Cokesbury, Mrs Mamie Suydam of Somerville, and Mrs. Floyd Apgar of North Plainfield. In addition she has 12 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She was a member of Cokesbury Methodist Church Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Bright Funeral Home in Lebanon. The Rev. R. Alvin Langwith of Anandale Reformed Church will officiate. Interment will be in Mountain View Cemetery Cokesbury. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday evening. ______________________________________ The dtr mentioned, Mrs Annie Lambert of Cokesbury, was married to my great grandmother, Elizabeth Lamberts brother Melanchton Lambert b. 18 Feb. 1877 in Mountainville, Hunterdon Co. NJ d. Aug 1964 of heart falure, in Whitehouse working in his garden. He was the son of John Lambert and Jane Gail? Call.
The other dtr mentioned, Mrs Floyd Apgar of North Plainfield, lived across the street from my great grandmother Elizabeth Lambert on Ayres Ave.
The other dtr mentioned, Mrs. Mamie Suydam of Somerville would come and visit both of the above ladies.