Name: David Milton Lounsbury
From: The Wellsboro Gazette, Wellsboro,
Date: Thursday, May 23, 1929
David M. Lounsbury was born in Wellsboro in 1849, the son of Richard Lounsbury who came here from Connecticut early in the century and Eliza Wetherby Lounsbury, a native of the county. In the Wellsboro schools, the old Academy and Alfred University, Lounsbury received a fine education, fitting him well for the life of his time. After leaving Alfred, he taught school for several years and then accepted a position with the Stokesdale Tannery, where for many years, he was bookkeeper.
Mr. Lounsbury has been in ill health for many years, and for some time had made his home with his daughter in Sullivan. He was a member of the M. E. church from which the funeral was held Tuesday afternoon, Rev. C. F. Hutchinson officiating.
Besides his daughter, the deceased is survived by R. L. Lounsbury of Delmar; H. M. Lounsbury of Buffalo, a sister, Mrs. John Cowaen.