Obituary – Jesse T. Plattenburg
East Liverpool, Tribune
HANCOCK COUNTY NEWSPAPER MAN DIES IN PITTSBURGH
Jesse T. Plattenburg, aged 48 years, editor and publisher of the Hancock County Courier, New Cumberland, died in Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh (March 5, 1912) at 11 o’clock Tuesday night of liver trouble. He had been seriously ill for several months, and was taken to the Pittsburgh hospital several weeks ago. The body was shipped to New Cumberland yesterday morning.
Mr. Plattenburg was a son of the late J. W. Plattenburg, a well remembered newspaper man, and for many years the editor of the Hancock County Courier at Fairview and later at New Cumberland.
The deceased was a member of the Christian Church, Fairview, where he formerly resided.
Besides his wife, he is survived by four children, John R., Joseph and Misses Julia and Mary, all at home.
The funeral services will be held at the late home on Second avenue, New Cumberland, Saturday afternoon at 3 o’clock, conducted by Rev. John Neilson, of the First Christian Church, New Cumberland.
Interment will be made at the New Cumberland Cemetery.