Camden Advance Journal: December 26, 1929

Adelbert Wilcox Dies in Syracuse
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BORN AT WILCOX HOMESTEAD ON HILLSBORO ROAD, TOWN OF CAMDEN
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Former Farm Manager
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But For Sixteen Years Engaged in Business -- Remains Rest in Camden Cemetery.

Adelbert G. Wilcox died at Syracuse on December 19, 1929, after an illness which began in
September last. The cause of death was an aneurism of the aorta.

He was born on the Wilcox homestead on the Hillsboro road April 30, 1866, the son of Fred D.
Wilcox and Julia Loevenguth Wilcox. He married Dora Audis of Elpis September 6th, 1890, and
for a short time thereafter lived in the house built by Will Halstead on the Hillsboro road.
He moved from there to Elpis and for about ten years operated the Garlick farm. In 1906 he
went to Cattarugus county to manage a large Holstein farm, and from there moved to Lakeland;
near Syracuse, and was manager of Wing R. Smith's Holstein Farm. About 1913 he moved into
Syracuse and did a small contracting and trucking business. about six years ago he began to
distribute gasoline and oils and soon the firm of Wilcox and Sontheimer became distributors
for Tydol gasoline and veedol oils in the county of Onondaga, which continued to the date of
his death.

His funeral was held at the home 524 North Geddes street, Syracuse, on Monday. The body was,
the same day, laid to rest in Forest Park cemetery at Camden. Many freinds and relatives from
Camden, Syracuyse, Vienna, and other places, attended the funeral. The bearers were: Lundy
Audas, Claude Crenan, Frank Allen, Charles Clark, Donald VanDyke, Frank Sontheimer.

He leaves his wife Dora, and one daughter, Mabel, who lives at home; three sisters, Jennie R.
of Washington, D. C., Mrs. Charles E. Clark of Camden, Mrs. Frank B. Allen of Syracuse; and
three brothers, Edwin A. of Syracuse; Chester, of Madison, Wis.; and Robert E., of Rochester,
N.Y.

WILCOX -- In Syracuse, N.Y., december 19, 1929, Adelbert G. Wilcox, native of Camden, in his
64th year.

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