Camden Advance Journal: September 22, 1898
who was stricken with paralysis last spring, died on Thursday afternoon last, about 4 o'clock, at
her residence on Second street. For months she has been a patient and helpless sufferer.
Mrs. Grinnell was a native of Camden born 45 years ago and was the only daughter of the late George
Swanson. She had spent most of her life in this town. For many years she had conducted a millinery
store in this village and was successful and popular in the business, and had a wide circle of
patrons and friends. Her death will be deeply mourned not only by the sorrowing husband, daughter
and brothers, but by all who knew her many estimable qualities as a wife, mother and true friend.
Beside her husband she leaves one daughter, Mrs. Henry G. Littler of Syracuse and four brothers,
Dr. J. W. Swanson of Springfield Center, Frank W. Swanson of Rome, Alexander Swanson of
Mexico, N.Y. and George Swanson who resides in the west.
The funeral was held from the residence of Second street last Sunday at 3 p.m. The attendance was
large. The services were conducted by Rev. Edward Evans, pastor of the Congregational Church,
assisted by Rev. E. N. Manley. The bearers were the husand and three brothers, Dr. John W. , Frank
W. and Alexander Swanson. The remains were interred in Camden cemetery.
Among those from out of town present at the funeral were Dr. J. W. Swanson and family of
Springfield, F. W. Swanson and family of Rome, Mr. and Mrs. Alex Swanson and Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Wilson
of Mexico, Mrs. Mary Wasson of Pulaski, Miss McAllister, Mrs. Anna Snibbey, William and Miss Daisy
GRINNELL - In Camden, N.Y., Sept. 15, 1898, Catherine Swanson, wife of James H. Grinnell, aged 45 years.
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