Wickford Standard Times, Wickford, RI, 15 June 1923, page 1-2.
Death of Isaac Macomber
Isaac Macomber, an old and well known resident of the town died at his home on Main street Tuesday evening from a complication of diseases.
For some 50 years Mr. Macomber was a fish dealer here in Wickford. Before that he was for five years in charge of the Annaquatucket Farm, then conducted by the Hamilton Web Company, and previous to that for a similar period was superintendent of the farm in Cranston owned by the A. and W. Sprague Manufacturing Company.
Mr. Macomber was born in Tiverton, December 10, 1845, the son of Isaac and Mary (Simmons) Macomber, and lived there until he took the position with the Spragues.
He was twice married, first to Miss Mary J. Barker who died many years ago. A daughter, Mrs. Edgar J. Durfee of Fall River, survives.
About 50 years ago he married Miss Lucy A. Hollis of North Kingstown. She died fives years ago. By the second marriage five daughters and five sons survive; Mrs. Emily C. Willis, Mrs. Ethel Bullock, Mrs. Annie Cahoone, Miss Bertha and Miss Melissa Macomber. The sons are William E., Frederick A., Ernest L., Percy E. and Phillip H. Macomber. There are also seven grandchildren, three of whom are by is first marriage.
He also leaves three sisters: Mrs. Clara Huddy and Mrs. Kate Tallman of Providence and Mrs. Emma Grey of Tiverton
The funeral will be held from the Methodist Church this afternoon at 1:00 o'clock.