Name:   David Milton Lounsbury

From:  The Wellsboro Gazette, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania
Date:  Thursday, May 23, 1929

One of Tioga's early native sons, David Milton Lounsbury, aged 80 years, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Angie L. Boyden, in Sullivan township last Saturday.

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.