Springfield Farmer, 97, Found Dead in Bed

Oliver Hadwin Was Native of Danby; Funeral Will Be on Thursday at Home

Springfield, Dec. 5. — Oliver R. V. Hadwin, 97, a farmer, was found dead in bed at his home on Parker hill this morning by his son, John E. Hadwin, with whom he was living. Death is ascribed to heart failure. Mr. Hadwin manifested no signs of impending illness when he retired last night. He was remarkably active until five years ago when he was afflicted with rheumatism. His mind was clear to the last.

Mr. Hadwin was. born in Danby in March 1825 and came here 47 years ago and located about four miles from this village where he lived and died. He is survived by his wife and son. The funeral will be held at the house Thursday afternoon at 1 o’clock.