Friday, January 13, 2012

L.S. Hubbard Monument at Oakland Cemetery


















Lester Samuel Hubbard was born in Connecticut on December 16, 1807. After living for a time in New York City, he moved to Sandusky in 1835, where he was a well known merchant and banker. He married Jane Paterson Livingston on June 25, 1850. Jane was the daughter of Dr. Charles Paterson Livingston and Eliza Clement (Brewer) Livingston. The side of the Hubbard monument at Sandusky's Oakland Cemetery which faces west reads:

LESTER SAMUEL HUBBARD
WAS BORN IN BLOOMFIELD, CONN.
DEC. 16, 1807
AND BECAME A RESIDENT OF SANDUSKY,O.
IN OCT. 1835
WHERE HIS WELL SPENT LIFE WAS CLOSED
JULY 11, 1875

HIS WIFE
JANE PATERSON LIVINGSTON
PAINESVILLE, O.
DEC. 13, 1829 - MARCH 22, 1909


















Names inscribed on the side of the Hubbard monument that faces south are:

LESTER SAMUEL HUBBARD
DIED JAN. 21, 1889
AGED 34 yrs., 4 mos.

GEORGE WATSON HUBBARD
JULY 4, 1874 - SEPT. 7, 1898

CHARLES LIVINGSTON HUBBARD
APR. 29, 1851 - MAY 20, 1904

KATHARINE FOLLETT HUBBARD
DEC. 31, 1875 - JAN. 3, 1905



















The side of the Hubbard monument that faces to the east includes these names:

ELIZA C. BREWER
WIFE OF
DR. C. P. LIVINGSTON
BORN JULY 13, 1798
DIED APRIL 2, 1878

CHARLES HENRY LIVINGSTON
BORN DEC. 28, 1832
DIED SEPT. 4, 1874

EDWARD LIVINGSTON
BORN DEC. 29, 1838
DIED AUG. 28, 1881


(These individuals are related to Jane Paterson Livingston Hubbard.)



















The side of the Hubbard which faces to the north includes the names of several of the children of L.S. and Jane Paterson Livingston Hubbard.

OUR CHILDREN

MABEL BARNARD
DIED OCT. 3, 1854
AGED 1 YR., 9 MOS., 20 D.

MARY ELIZA
DIED SEPT. 1, 1864
AGED 3 MOS., 1 D.

JOHN EDWARD
DIED MAR. 11, 1865
AGED 9 MMOS., 11 D.

WALTON BARNARD
DIED MAR. 13, 1865
AGED 5 YR., 1 M.

ELIZA BREWER
DIED DEC. 28, 1885
AGED 18 YRS., 10 M., 16 D.


The L.S. Hubbard family was well respected in Sandusky, Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. Hubbard lost several children at quite an early age. To see some pictures of the L.S. Hubbard home, visit the Sandusky History blog. More details about Lester Samuel Hubbard and his family can be found in the book DESCENDANTS OF GEORGE HUBBARD OF MIDDLETOWN, CONNECTICUT, by Frank Allison Hubbard (Sandusky, Ohio: 1918), available fulltext at Heritage Quest Online.

1 comment:

brenda said...

i wonder where DR. C. P. LIVINGSTON is buried