Gideon Searl, aged 69, died at the residence of his son, Frank, in Ellicotville Tuesday Dec. 12th, of Pneumonia, after one week's illness.
Mr. Searl was born in Great Valley. In 1858 he removed to Minnesota. He moved back to Great Valley in 1872. In 1856 he married Miss Laura Starr of Humphrey, who died Dec. 20, 1893. Two children survive him, Frank of Ellicotville and Ralph of Great Valley, one brother, Alonzo of Ellicotville and one sister Mrs. Amy Blighton of Delevan.
His father, Arza Searl, came to Cattaraugus county with four brothers in 1821. Deceased was a charter member of the A.O.U.W.