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From Newspaper Records from Tioga County PA, Volume 4 -  Abstracted by Ruth Wetherbee, Julia Wetherbee, Rhoda ENGLISH Ladd, William A. Ladd. 

All data copied from newspaper file as it appeared in the record using their spelling. The original copies of the newspapers are on file at the Green Free Library located in Wellsboro. Published 1981 Permission for reprinting on the Tri-County Web Sites given by Rhoda ENGLISH Ladd in 1997. This page retyped by Jane Webb for Tri-Counties
Year Date Ca Name Text
1854 2-Nov. M Asten, Mathew Married—in Chatham on Tues., 5th Oct 1854 by Samuel Strawn, Esq., Mathew Asten of Cayuga County, N.Y. to Miss Estor Avery of Chatham.
1855 24-May D Austin, Edgar F.  Application for divorce to Edgar F. Austin Your wife Louisa A. Austin, etc., May 8th 1855 Hearing is set for 4th Jun 1855
1855 24-May D Austin, Louisa A. Application for divorce to Edgar F. Austin Your wife Louisa A. Austin, etc., May 8th 1855 Hearing is set for 4th Jun 1855
1854 2-Nov. M Avery, Miss Estor Married—in Chatham on Tues., 5th Oct 1854 by Samuel Strawn, Esq., Mathew Asten of Cayuga County, N.Y. to Miss Estor Avery of Chatham.
1855 24-May M Barber, Miss Harriet M. Married—in Corning, N.Y. Tuesday May the 8th 1855, by Rev. Mr. N. Nutton, Mr. John Goodrich and Miss Harriet M. Barber.
1855 8-Feb. M Beiser, Mr. Jacob Married—on the 3rd ult., by Rev. J. Fritainger, Mr. Jacob Beiser to Miss Amanda Frey, all of Liberty.
1855 8-Feb. D Black, Col. Jeremiah Died—in Liberty 1st day of Feb Col. Jeremiah Black in the 60th year of his age.
1854 27-Jul. D Black, James Madison Died—in Liberty on the 15th inst., James Madison Black, son of Jeremiah and Sarah Black aged 22 yrs 9 mos 17 das.
1855 8-Feb. M Bodine, Mr. A. L. Married—in Blossburg on the 3rd inst., by Rev. Mr. Beridge, Mr. A.L. Bodine & Miss Julia A. Tillotson, all of Blossburg.
1854 27-Jul. M Boyd, Mr. Myron H. Married—at Shippen on the 13th Jul 1854 by Henry Sligh, Esq., Mr. Myron H. Boyd & Hannah Dickens all of Gaines Twp.
1854 14-Dec. M Bryant, Huldah Married—in Shippen Nov 19th 1854 by Henry Sligh. Esq., George Greenleaf of Delmar Twp., & Huldah Bryant of Tioga Twp.
1854 17-Aug. D Carey, Edward Died in Sheffield, Warren Co., Pa., at Barns Tavern on the 8th inst., Edward Carey, formerly of this County, aged @ 28 years.
1855 22-Nov. M Carpenter, Miss Elmira Married—in Middlebury on the 14th inst., by D. Holliday, Esq., Mr. Van Buren Holliday & Miss Elmira C. Carpenter, all of Middlebury.
1855 26-Jul. M Case, Mr. Ephraim Married—on the 5th inst., by Rev. J. Fritzinger at his residence, Mr. Ephrain Case of Troy and Miss Henrietta Hebe of Liberty.
1854 16-Nov. M Catlin, Mr. S. W. Married—in Charleston 17th day of Oct 1854 by Rev. L. Stone, Mr. S.W. Catlin to Miss C.L. Ellis both of Charleston.
1854 17-Aug. M Chaffey, Miss Malinda Married—in Shippen on the 11th Inst., by Henry Sligh Esq., Mr. Charles Shelly and Miss Malinda Chaffey, both of Gaines.
1855 23-Aug D Churchill, Mary Ann Died—10th inst., in Bingham, Potter Co., Pa., Mary Ann, wife of G.W. Churchill, in the 21st yr of her age.
1854 26-Oct. M Colgrove, Charles Married—in Osceola on Tues., 16th Oct 1854 by Charles Ryon, Esq., Charles Colgrove of Steuben County, N.Y. to Miss Catharine Vanziler of Osceola.
1854 2-Nov. M Conly, Orange Married—in Chatham 26th ult., by Samuel Strawn Esq., Orange Conly to Miss Hulda Short of Chatham.
1855 10-May M Cruttendon, Mr. John Married—on Wed 2nd May by Rev. L.L. Rogers, Mr. John Cruttendon of Charleston & Miss Sarah E. Snover of Richmond Twp.
1855 8-Feb. M Culver, Mr. Curtis Married—in Charleston on the 28th Ult., by James Kelly Esq., Mr. Curtis Culver to Miss Lydia Johnson, all of Charleston.
1854 14-Sep. M Dailey, Miss Violetta Married—by J.S. Rumsey, Esq., 3rd inst., at the hotel of J.B. Strong in Mainesburg, Mr. Roswell Holly of Southport, Chemung County, New York to Miss Violetta Dailey of Rutland.
1855 19-Apr. M Dartt, Mr. Hiram W. Married—in Middlebury at the residence of the bride, on the 22nd Feb by Rev. Isaiah McMahon, Mr. Hiram W. Dartt of Wellsboro to Miss Adaline Potter of Middlebury.
1855 11-Jan. M David, Miss Julia Married—in Mainsburg on the 31st ult., by Daniel Holiday, Esq., Morris Kelsey of Middlebury to Miss Julia David of Charleston.
1854 27-Jul. M Dickens, Hannah Married—at Shippen on the 13th Jul 1854 by Henry Sligh, Esq., Mr. Myron H. Boyd & Hannah Dickens all of Gaines Twp.
1855 24-May M Dike, Miss Lucy M. Married—in Blossburg Township on Tues., May 20th 1855 by S.S. Packard, Esq., Dr. Henry Hilborn of Covington, & Miss Lucy M. Dike of Blossburg.
1854 14-Sep. M Dogen, Mr. Warren Married—by J.S. Rumsey, Esq., in Mainesbury on the 5th inst., at his residence, Mr. Warren Dogen, formerly of Maine, to Miss Diantha Grandy of Sullivan.
1854 16-Nov. M Ellis, Miss C. L. Married—in Charleston 17th day of Oct 1854 by Rev. L. Stone, Mr. S.W. Catlin to Miss C.L. Ellis both of Charleston.
1854 28-Dec. M Emery, Miss Mary C. Married—at the residence of her father in Wellsboro the 27th inst., by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. I.M. Ruckman of Reading, Berks Co., Pa., to Miss Mary C. Emery, G.W.S. OF THE I.O. of G.T.
1855 8-Feb. M Evans, Miss Martha Married—in Charleston on the 30th ult., by John Gibson, Esq., Mr. John Jones of Blossburg and Miss Martha Evans of Charleston.
1855 8-Feb. M Farrer, Mr. Israel Married—on the 3rd ult., by Rev. J. Fritzinger, Mr. Israel Farrer of Liberty to Miss Susannah Ritter of Jackson, Lyc., Co., Pa.
1855 9-Aug. M Fox, Miss Henrietta Married—in Mainsburg, Pa., 2nd inst., by the Rev. Mr. Kent, Mr. A.C. Whittier of Milton, Pa., & Miss Henrietta, daughter of John Fox, Esq.
1855 8-Feb. M Frey, Miss Amanda Married—on the 3rd ult., by Rev. J. Fritainger, Mr. Jacob Beiser to Miss Amanda Frey, all of Liberty.
1854 2-Nov. M Fuller, Rhodolphus Married—in Chatham by Samuel Strawn, Esq., Rhodolphus Fuller to Miss Sarah Knap.
1855 24-May M Goddard, Miss Clara A. Married—in this boro at the M.E. Parsonage March 31st 1855 by Rev. Isaiah McMahon, Mr. Jessy M. Keenney and Miss Clara A. Goddard both of Keeneyville.
1855 3-May M Goddard, Mr. Ira T. Married—at the Methodist Parsonage in this borough on the 1st inst., Mr. Ira T. Goddard of Keeneyville and Mrs. Huley Wilcox of Keeneyville.
1855 24-May M Goodrich, Mr. John Married—in Corning, N.Y. Tuesday May the 8th 1855, by Rev. Mr. N. Nutton, Mr. John Goodrich and Miss Harriet M. Barber.
1855 3-May M Gordon, Mr. James Y. Married—on Monday Evening 9th inst., by the Rev. B.N. Spahr, Mr. James Y. Gordon of this place & Miss Cornelia Wetherbee, formerly of Wellsboro, Pa.
1854 14-Sep. M Grandy, Miss Diantha Married—by J.S. Rumsey, Esq., in Mainesbury on the 5th inst., at his residence, Mr. Warren Dogen, formerly of Maine, to Miss Diantha Grandy of Sullivan.
1854 14-Dec. M Greenleaf, George Married—in Shippen Nov 19th 1854 by Henry Sligh. Esq., George Greenleaf of Delmar Twp., & Huldah Bryant of Tioga Twp.
1854 2-Nov. M Hackett, J. Married—in Chatham 15th ult., by Samuel Strawn, Esq., J. Hackett to Miss Clara Knap all of Chatham.
1855 24-May O Heath, L.M. Notice: Whereas my wife L.M. Heath, has left my bed and board Chatham 17th May 1855 Levi Heath
1855 24-May O Heath, Levi Notice: Whereas my wife L.M. Heath, has left my bed and board Chatham 17th May 1855 Levi Heath
1855 26-Jul. M Hebe, Miss Henrietta Married—on the 5th inst., by Rev. J. Fritzinger at his residence, Mr. Ephrain Case of Troy and Miss Henrietta Hebe of Liberty.
1855 24-May M Hilborn, Dr. Henry Married—in Blossburg Township on Tues., May 20th 1855 by S.S. Packard, Esq., Dr. Henry Hilborn of Covington, & Miss Lucy M. Dike of Blossburg.
1855 22-Nov. M Holliday, Mr. Van Buren Married—in Middlebury on the 14th inst., by D. Holliday, Esq., Mr. Van Buren Holliday & Miss Elmira C. Carpenter, all of Middlebury.
1854 14-Sep. M Holly, Mr. Roswell Married—by J.S. Rumsey, Esq., 3rd inst., at the hotel of J.B. Strong in Mainesburg, Mr. Roswell Holly of Southport, Chemung County, New York to Miss Violetta Dailey of Rutland.
1854 7-Dec. D Hotchkiss, Mr. Henry Died—at Tioga on the 22nd ult., Mr. Harris Hotchkiss aged 96 years A Soldier of Tthe Revolution born in New Haven, Ct., in 1758. Tioga News Nov 1854
1854 21-Dec. D Huntington, Mr Christopher Died—in Covington on his birthday the 11th ult., Mr. Christopher Huntington, A Revolutionary Soldier, aged 93 years. He had been a resident of Tioga County 38 years and 11 months.
1855 8-Feb. M Johnson, Miss Lydia Married—in Charleston on the 28th Ult., by James Kelly Esq., Mr. Curtis Culver to Miss Lydia Johnson, all of Charleston.
1855 8-Feb. M Jones, Mr. John Married—in Charleston on the 30th ult., by John Gibson, Esq., Mr. John Jones of Blossburg and Miss Martha Evans of Charleston.
1855 24-May M Keenney, Mr. Jessy M. Married—in this boro at the M.E. Parsonage March 31st 1855 by Rev. Isaiah McMahon, Mr. Jessy M. Keenney and Miss Clara A. Goddard both of Keeneyville.
1855 11-Jan. M Kelsey, Morris Married—in Mainsburg on the 31st ult., by Daniel Holiday, Esq., Morris Kelsey of Middlebury to Miss Julia David of Charleston.
1854 10-Aug. M Kilmer, Miss Lovina Married—in Farmington by Rev. S.J. McCollough, on Thurs., July 6th Mr. C.H. Turner & Miss Lovina Kilmer.
1855 19-Apr. M Kimball, Mr. Edwin Married—in Middlebury 23rd Feb by Daniel Holiday, Esq., Mr. Edwin Kimball to Miss Selina Seely all of Wellsboro.
1854 2-Nov. M Knap, Miss Clara Married—in Chatham 15th ult., by Samuel Strawn, Esq., J. Hackett to Miss Clara Knap all of Chatham.
1854 2-Nov. M Knap, Miss Sarah Married—in Chatham by Samuel Strawn, Esq., Rhodolphus Fuller to Miss Sarah Knap.
1855 10-May D Knox, Mrs. Caroline Died—in Knoxville 20th Apr Mrs. Caroline Knox relict of the late Archibald Knox, Esq., aged 59 yrs, an early settler.
1855 26-Jul. M Kopp, Mrs. Charlotte Married—on the 19th by Rev. J. Fritzinger, Michael John Rank and Mrs. Charlotte Kopp both of Liberty.
1855 4-Jan. M Lewis, Miss Catherine Married—in Charleston Dec 25th by Rev. L. Stone, Mr. Daniel Morgan to Miss Catherine Lewis all of Charleston.
1854 10-Aug. M Lindsley, Miss Margaret Louisa Married—in Lindsley, Steuben Co., N.Y. by Rev. S.J. McCollough Tuesday July 25th Mr. James H. Middlebrook and Miss Margaret Louisa Lindsley.
1854 9-Nov. M Mack, Miss Hannah J. Married—in Tioga Oct 24th by Rev. S.J. McCollough, Mr. Egbert Nicholson of Hornellsville, N.Y., to Miss Hannah J. Mack, of Tioga.
1854 2-Nov. D Maynard, Edward, Esq. Died—in Iowa City 30th ult., Edward Maynard Esq., late of Wellboro.
1854 10-Aug. D McArthur, Sarah Died—the 23rd Jul in New York City Sarah McArthur aged 20 yrs 4 mos 5 das buried by father in Lawrenceville.
1855 11-Jan. M McClure, Alfred Married—in Mainsburg on 31st ult., by Issaac S. Rumsey, Esq., Alfred McClure of Rutland and Miss Electa Wolf of Columbia, Bradford Co., Pa.
1854 10-Aug. M Middlebrook, Mr. James H. Married—in Lindsley, Steuben Co., N.Y. by Rev. S.J. McCollough Tuesday July 25th Mr. James H. Middlebrook and Miss Margaret Louisa Lindsley.
1855 4-Jan. M Morgan, Mr. Daniel Married—in Charleston Dec 25th by Rev. L. Stone, Mr. Daniel Morgan to Miss Catherine Lewis all of Charleston.
1854 9-Nov. M Nicholson, Mr. Egbert Married—in Tioga Oct 24th by Rev. S.J. McCollough, Mr. Egbert Nicholson of Hornellsville, N.Y., to Miss Hannah J. Mack, of Tioga.
1854 16-Nov. D Parkhurst, Emeline Died—in Elkland 29th inst., Emeline, wife of J. Parkhurst.
1855 19-Apr. M Potter, Miss Adaline Married—in Middlebury at the residence of the bride, on the 22nd Feb by Rev. Isaiah McMahon, Mr. Hiram W. Dartt of Wellsboro to Miss Adaline Potter of Middlebury.
1855 8-Feb. M Pratt, Miss Rhoda Married—in this place by Rev. J.F. Calkins, on the 3rd inst., Mr. H.D. Treadwell of Elmira, N.Y. to Miss Rhoda Pratt of Wellsboro.
1855 26-Jul. M Raker, Miss Anna Married—on the 15th by Rev. J. Fritzinger, Daniel Sechrist and Miss Anna Raker of Jackson, Lycoming Co., Pa.
1855 26-Jul. M Rank. Michael John Married—on the 19th by Rev. J. Fritzinger, Michael John Rank and Mrs. Charlotte Kopp both of Liberty.
1855 8-Feb. M Ritter, Miss Susannah Married—on the 3rd ult., by Rev. J. Fritzinger, Mr. Israel Farrer of Liberty to Miss Susannah Ritter of Jackson, Lyc., Co., Pa.
1855 25-Jan. D Roberts, Major B. M. Died—at his residence in Roseville, Pa., on Sat., the 13th inst., Major B.M. Roberts late of Tioga, Tioga Co., Pa., aged 48.
1855 8-Feb. M Robinson, Nora Azubah Married—in Wellsboro on the 7th inst., by Rev. A. A. Marple, Mr. George Dwight Smith & Miss Nora Azubah, daughter of John L. Robinson, all of Wellsboro.
1855 4-Jan. D Rockwell, Mr. Laban L. Died—on Sunday A.M. the 24th ult., Mr. Laban L. Rockwell of Rutland, in the 56th yr of his age. He leaves a wife and ten children.
1854 28-Dec. M Ruckman, Mr. I. M. Married—at the residence of her father in Wellsboro the 27th inst., by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. I.M. Ruckman of Reading, Berks Co., Pa., to Miss Mary C. Emery, G.W.S. OF THE I.O. of G.T.
1854 14-Sep. M Rumsey, Mr. Artimus Married—in Mainsburg 1st inst., by J.S. Rumsey, Esq. at his residence, Mr. Artimus Rumsey to Miss Mary Smith, all of Sullivan.
1855 26-Jul. M Sechrist, Daniel Married—on the 15th by Rev. J. Fritzinger, Daniel Sechrist and Miss Anna Raker of Jackson, Lycoming Co., Pa.
1855 24-May D Seeley, David Proclamation for Divorce to Samantha Seeley Your husband, David Seely has applied for divorce Wellsboro 9th May 1855 Hearing is set for 4th day of June 1855
1855 24-May D Seeley, Samantha Proclamation for Divorce to Samantha Seeley Your husband, David Seely has applied for divorce Wellsboro 9th May 1855 Hearing is set for 4th day of June 1855
1855 19-Apr. M Seely, Miss Selina Married—in Middlebury 23rd Feb by Daniel Holiday, Esq., Mr. Edwin Kimball to Miss Selina Seely all of Wellsboro.
1854 17-Aug. M Shelly, Mr. Charles Married—in Shippen on the 11th Inst., by Henry Sligh Esq., Mr. Charles Shelly and Miss Malinda Chaffey, both of Gaines.
1854 2-Nov. M Short, Miss Hulda Married—in Chatham 26th ult., by Samuel Strawn Esq., Orange Conly to Miss Hulda Short of Chatham.
1854 14-Sep. M Smith, Miss Mary Married—in Mainsburg 1st inst., by J.S. Rumsey, Esq. at his residence, Mr. Artimus Rumsey to Miss Mary Smith, all of Sullivan.
1855 8-Feb. M Smith, Mr. George Dwight Married—in Wellsboro on the 7th inst., by Rev. A. A. Marple, Mr. George Dwight Smith & Miss Nora Azubah, daughter of John L. Robinson, all of Wellsboro.
1855 10-May M Smith, Mrs. Temperance Married—in Delmar 2nd inst., by Rev. Isaiah McMahon Mr. A.B. Traviss of Delmar and Mrs. Temperance Smith of Delmar.
1855 10-May M Snover, Miss Sarah E. Married—on Wed 2nd May by Rev. L.L. Rogers, Mr. John Cruttendon of Charleston & Miss Sarah E. Snover of Richmond Twp.
1855 8-Feb. M Tillotson, Miss Julia A. Married—in Blossburg on the 3rd inst., by Rev. Mr. Beridge, Mr. A.L. Bodine & Miss Julia A. Tillotson, all of Blossburg.
1855 10-May M Traviss, Mr. A. B. Married—in Delmar 2nd inst., by Rev. Isaiah McMahon Mr. A.B. Traviss of Delmar and Mrs. Temperance Smith of Delmar.
1855 8-Feb. M Treadwell, Mr. H.D. Married—in this place by Rev. J.F. Calkins, on the 3rd inst., Mr. H.D. Treadwell of Elmira, N.Y. to Miss Rhoda Pratt of Wellsboro.
1854 10-Aug. M Turner, Mr. C. H. Married—in Farmington by Rev. S.J. McCollough, on Thurs., July 6th Mr. C.H. Turner & Miss Lovina Kilmer.
1854 26-Oct. M Vanziler, Miss Catharine Married—in Osceola on Tues., 16th Oct 1854 by Charles Ryon, Esq., Charles Colgrove of Steuben County, N.Y. to Miss Catharine Vanziler of Osceola.
1854 5-Oct. O Walker, Daniel  Letters of Adm., issues to the Executors Jerusha Walker & Abram Walker, estate of Daniel Walker, dec’d. Lawrence 25th Sep 1854
1855 20-Dec. D Webb, Mrs Mary M. Died—in Wautoma, Wanshara Co., Wisconsin, 26th Oct 1855 of Typhoid fever, Mrs. Mary M. Webb aged 23 yrs & 2 mo, wife of William C. Webb, and daughter of Josiah Witter, of Dakota. Married seven yrs ago. [Note: typo - should be 7 months. See marriage on 3 May 1855 issue] She was formerly of Brookfield, Madison Co., N.Y. 
1855 3-May M Webb, William C. Married—in Dakota, Waushara, Wisconsin, 28th March 1855 by Rev. J.M. Todd, Mr. William C. Webb, Esq., Attorney at Law, of Wautomo, to Miss Mary M., daughter of Joseph Witter, Esq., of Dakota.
1855 3-May M Wetherbee, Miss Cornelia Married—on Monday Evening 9th inst., by the Rev. B.N. Spahr, Mr. James Y. Gordon of this place & Miss Cornelia Wetherbee, formerly of Wellsboro, Pa.
1855 9-Aug. M Whittier, Mr. A. C. Married—in Mainsburg, Pa., 2nd inst., by the Rev. Mr. Kent, Mr. A.C. Whittier of Milton, Pa., & Miss Henrietta, daughter of John Fox, Esq.
1854 14-Sep. D Wilcox, Charles N. Died—Charles N. Wilcox of cholera in Wartertown, Jefferson County, Wisconsin 11th Jul 1854
1855 3-May M Wilcox, Mrs. Huley Married—at the Methodist Parsonage in this borough on the 1st inst., Mr. Ira T. Goddard of Keeneyville and Mrs. Huley Wilcox of Keeneyville.
1855 3-May M Witter, Miss Mary M. Married—in Dakota, Waushara, Wisconsin, 28th March 1855 by Rev. J.M. Todd, Mr. William C. Webb, Esq., Attorney at Law, of Wautomo, to Miss Mary M., daughter of Joseph Witter, Esq., of Dakota.
1855 11-Jan. M Wolf, Miss Electa Married—in Mainsburg on 31st ult., by Issaac S. Rumsey, Esq., Alfred McClure of Rutland and Miss Electa Wolf of Columbia, Bradford Co., Pa.

Published On Tri-Counties Site On 7/17/2002
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