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a. Note:   No children. * * * Wellsboro Agitator of Sep 13, 1893, p2 has: Edward Hazlett is attending to the store of Frank Hazlett while the latter is in Chicago running a restaurant during the Fair. * * * 1904 - member of Nelson Borough school board * * * Wellsboro Agitator of Wed., May 1, 1929, has: J.E. HAZLETT Prominent Cowanesque Valley Citizen Died in Elmira Saturday Morning. Nelson, Pa., April 27--J. Edward Hazlett, one of the best known citizens of Tioga county died at 12:25 o'clock Saturday morning at the Arnot-Ogden Hospital in Elmira, of pneumonia. For 22 years Mr. Hazlett was a member of the Republican County Committee of Tioga County, and served for two years as chairman. Last year he completed his second year as clerk of the state assembly at Harrisburg. Besides his interest in politics, Mr. Hazlett held a prominent place in the church community and Masonic circles. He was recently elected to the board of trustees of Mansfield State Teachers' College, was a member of the F&AM of Elkland, and belonged to Coudersport Consistory. In the activities of the Presbyterian church at Nelson of which he was a member, he took a leading part. He had been a member of the School Board for many years and was president of the board at the time of his death. Mr. Hazlett was born August 28, 1860 at Nelson, son of John and Lucy Hazlett, and spent his life there. In early life, Mr. Hazlett married Eva Baxter, who died about three years ago. He leaves two sisters, Mrs. W.O. Monroe and Mrs. William Pepper, and a brother, F.R. Hazlett, all of Elmira Heights. The funeral was held yesterday afternoon; interment at Nelson. * * * Wellsboro Agitator of May 18, 1932, p5 has: FINE LIBRARY GIVEN TO SCHOOL Nelson High School Presented with Hazlett Estate Collection. The entire library of the J. E. Hazlett Estate has been presented to the principal, Earle L. Bidlack, of the Nelson Schools, for permanent use in the High School library. About 126 volumes constitute the gift. Of this number there are many volume sets which are most valuable for reference. About half of this number are standard works of fiction. Among the list of books are: 3 Vol. Genealogy of North Pennsylvania counties, in this many of Pioneer and present families of Tioga county, including Nelson and Farmington township; a 2 vol. set of personal memoirs of U. S. Grant; 3 vol. of John Sherman's recollections; a 4 Vol. set of our new possessions; illustraitude [sic] vol. of story of America; Home Library Em cyclopedia; Shakespeare's complete works; a 4 vol. set of McCauley's history of English and biographies of Roosevelt, Lincoln, and Longfellow. Mr. Hazlett who died a little more than two years ago, was a member of the Nelson School Board at the time of his death. In all he served 35 years. He was a graduate of the Nelson High School, Mansfield Normal in 1883, and was a teacher in Tioga county for a number of years, having served some of that time as principal of the Nelson school. Mr. Hazlett was one of the most enthusiastic supporters of the school, churches and lodges and was active in politics in his community. His chief interest was his earnest support; of the school. He at one time was a candidate for State Legislature. The school and people of Nelson keenly appreciate this splendid addition to the library facilities. At the time of Mr. Hazlett's death, he made a special request that the school should have his library. This request was carried out by his sisters, Mrs. Fannie Monroe and Mrs. William Pepper and his brother, Frank Hazlett, all of Elmira. Announcement of this gift was made by Principal Earle Midlaek as a school assembly last Wednesday. * * * Secretary of the 1895 Campbell Reunion; Pres. of the 1915 reunion. Mentioned in: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~capane/ReunionProgram1894.html and http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~capane/ReunionMinutes1902.html and http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~capane/ReunionProgram1903.html and http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~capane/ReunionProgram1905.html and http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~capane/ReunionMinutes1927.html & http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~capane/ReunionMinutes1928.html


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