Estimable Resident Succumbed to Pneumonia After an Attack of Influenza.
Mrs. George A. Shackford of 900 Elizabeth street died at 1:45 o'clock this afternoon. Death was caused by pneumonia, developing from in-
fluenza, with which she was attacked last Tuesday. Theodore Jay Arnold Treuthard and is con-
fined to his bed in a very serious condition from the same trouble and has
not been notified of his wife's death. Mrs. Shackford was born in Utica
September 22, 1863, the daughter of the late William Ransom. She was
educated in the public schools and had always resided in this city. She
was married on March 11, 1882 to G. A. Shackford, a resident at that time
of Lewiston, Me. She is survived by her mother, Mrs William Ransom;
her husband; a son Arthur W.; a daughter Mildred May. She
also leaves the following sisters: Mrs. William Terrell, Mrs Charles W
Brown and Mrs. Leon Fish, all of Utica; the following brothers, Wil-
lia, Charles and Fred Ransom of Utica, John of Gloversville. Besides
these relatives she leaves an aunt, Mrs. James Hill of Utica, and two grandchildren Flroence Isabelle and Curtis Arthur Shackford. She was a member of Holy Cross Church and the Women's Guild of that church. Mrs. Shackford had been in failing health for two years and had spent the summer at her cottage at Otter Lake. She returned home from there two weeks ago. She was a woman of fine character and her death will be sincerely mourned by a large number of friends and acquaintances.
Isabelle's husband, George Albert Shackford, recovered from his pneumonia and lived until 1951 (age 91). Their children:
Arthur William Shackford (1883-1954) - machinist in Utica, NY, married Ethel May Irving
Mildred Mae Shackford (1903-1979) - married Hillie C Dupres and Theodore Jay Arnold Treuthart
"MRS. G. A. SHACKFORD DIED THIS AFTERNOON," Utica Herald-Dispatch (Utica, New York), 12 October 1918; digital images, Fulton History (www.fultonhistory.com : accessed 8 June 2013).