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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
1875 5-Aug D * Bache, Hattie Died—In this village August 2d, 1875, Hattie, youngest daughter of John N. and Sarah Bache, aged 15 years.
1875 17-Jun M Austin, Mr. James H. Married—by the same in Wellsboro, June 10th, Mr. James H. Austin, and Miss Fannie E. Dartt. both of Charleston.
1875 16-Sep M Avery, Miss Jane Married—By J.E. Whited, Esq., at the home of John Hogencamp, in Keeneyville, Sept.11th, 1875, Mr. Cassius Cummings, of Middlebury, to Miss Jane Avery, of Chatham.
1875 4-Feb D Avery, Mr. Charles Died—Chatham Items—A sad and solemn event transpired in this town last week. On Wednesday morning, Mr. Charles Avery, aged nearly 75, and Sophie his wife, aged 68, died within two hours and 10 minutes of each other, The wife died first——for nearly half a century they lived and toiled together. A family of ten children had been born to them, seven of whom are now living. Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. C. Weeks, of Knoxville and Rev. A. Ensign, of this place.
1875 4-Feb D Avery, Sophie Died—Chatham Items—A sad and solemn event transpired in this town last week. On Wednesday morning, Mr. Charles Avery, aged nearly 75, and Sophie his wife, aged 68, died within two hours and 10 minutes of each other, The wife died first——for nearly half a century they lived and toiled together. A family of ten children had been born to them, seven of whom are now living. Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. C. Weeks, of Knoxville and Rev. A. Ensign, of this place.
1875 5-Aug N Bache, Hattie Hattie Bache, aged fifteen, daughter of John Bache, died Monday morning. Her spirit fled to join a loved sister and brother gone before. Her funeral took place at the residence of her parents. In the absence of Rev. Dr. Breck, Rev. Mr. Cullen of Tioga, conducted the services. *see also below
1875 22-Apr D Bacon, Joseph T. Died—Joseph T. Bacon, for the last eight years one of the proprietors of the American Hotel, in Corning, died April 3, age 50.
1875 30-Sep M Barden, Mr. Samuel O. Married—At the residence of Mr. Seth Crippen, Mansfield, Sept. 23th by Rev. S.C. McElroy, Mr. Samuel O. Barden to Miss Lottie A. Robert.
1875 7-Jan D Barker, Hattie May Died—Barker—At the residence of its parents in Wellsboro, December 23d, Hattie May infant daughter of J. R. and Maria Barker, aged 7 months and fifteen days.
1875 8-Jul M Bartle, Miss Ida R. Married—In Stony Fork, July 3, 1875, by Rev. P. Reynolds, Mr. Orrin H. Dort, and Miss Ida R. Bartle, both of Stony Fork.
1875 11-Feb A Bates, Asa Article—(an article “Reminiscences” by John L. Sexton, Jr., referred to a diary of John E. Evans, Esq., of Painted Post, from which Mr. Sexton extracted (this is the word he used) the following marriage.)
1875 11-Feb M Bates, Asa Married—On the 22nd day of July, 1833, at the town of Erwin, in the County of Steuben, Asa Bates, of Deerfield, in the County of Tioga and State of Pennsylvania, aged 21 years, and Sally Cole, of Deerfield, aforesaid, aged 16 years, were married by me; and Samuel short, Daniel Cummings, James Gillan, Polly Cummings, and Olive Short, of Erwin, were present as witnesses to the said marriage. John L. Evans, Justice of the Peace. “Identity of the parties proved by the oath of Daniel Cummings, of Irwin.”
1875 30-Dec M Beach, Mr. John W. Married—On the 22d inst., by Rev. W. Beach Mr. John W. Beach and Miss Viola A. Richmond, of Sullivan.
1875 23-Dec M Bement, Mr. Bostwick Double Golden Wedding taken from the Elmira Advertiser - - - A "Double Golden Wedding," which was celebrated at Millport, N.Y., on the 7th inst., the couples were married on the same day and by the same minister. They were Mr. & Mrs. John Denson, of Millport, N.Y., and Mr. & Mrs. Bostwick Bement of Jackson, Pa. On December 7th 1825, these gentlemen respectively espoused the two step-sisters, Miss Christiana C. Coston and Miss Philana Tanner, they were married at the house of George Tanner, who had married the widow Coston, and lived a mile from the village of Trumansburg, Tompkins County, N.Y.
1875 25-Mar D Benson, John Died—John Benson, of Rutland, Tioga County, died on the 17th of February last, aged 74.
1875 10-Jun D Betts, Nathaniel N. Died—Nathaniel N. Betts, one of the oldest citizens of Towanda, died in that place recently, aged 78 years.
1875 30-Sep M Birkenhagen, Miss Ida Married—In Wellsboro, Sept. 21st, 1875, by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. Magnus Lehberg and Miss Ida Birkenhagen, all of Wellsboro.
1875 22-Apr M Bookmiller, Miss Minnie Married—April 20th by Rev. T. Stacey, Mr. Henry N. Smith of East Charleston, and Miss Minnie Bookmiller of Wellsboro.
1875 4-Feb M Borden, Rosine Adelaide Married—On Jan. 20th at the Rectory, Wellsboro, Pa., by the Rev. Dr. Breck, William Derbyshire, and Rosine Adelaide, daughter of Addilon Bordon.
1875 17-Jun M Bowen, Mr. James M. Married—The marriage of our young townsman, Mr. James M. Bowen, to Miss Ettie A. Stubbs —took place yesterday at the Presbyterian Church. Bridesmaids, Miss Eunice Howland, of Knoxville, Miss Hattie Sykes, of Sabinsville, Missess Happie Herrington and Mary Houghton, of Wellsboro. Groomsmen Messrs. W.B. Albro, of Elmira, N.Y., C.M. Seeley, of Wellsboro, Pa., J.M. Rathbun, of Wellsville, N.Y., and J.W. Mather. Rev. J.F. Calkins officiated. (Also had a description of brides gown, etc.)
1875 17-Jun M Bowen, Mr. James M. Married—by the same at the Presbyterian Church Wellsboro, on the 16th of June, 1875, Mr. James M. Bowen and Miss Ettie A. Stubbs, both of Wellsboro.
1875 11-Mar M Bryant, Miss Ida J. Married—March 5th, by Rev. Thomas Stacey, Mr. Louis A. Cheney, and Miss Ida J. Bryant, of Covington, Pa.
1875 25-Mar D Burdic, Mrs. Phebe Died—Mrs. Phebe Burdic, died in Westfield Township, on the 19th ult. ,aged 75 years. She had been a member of the Baptist Church 40 years.
1875 23-Dec M Button, Mr. Walter Married—At the Bunnel House, in Wellsboro, on the 15th inst., by A.S. Brewster, Esq., Mr. Walter Button to Miss Dotie Schieffelin, all of Charleston.
1875 13-May M Calkins, Miss Hattie E. Married—At the bride’s father’s in Blossburg, Pa., by Rev. D. E. Magie, Mr. D. Ellston Magie, Jr., of Boonton, N. J., and Miss Hattie E. Calkins.
1875 7-Oct M Campbell, Miss Mary Married—At the residence of the bride’s parents, by Rev. J.F. Calkins, on the 29th of September, 1875, Mr. Burton Schrader, of Charleston, Pa., and Miss Mary daughter of Robert Campbell, of Delmar, Pa.
1875 23-Dec D Campbell, Wm. Died—In Memoriam - - Preamble and resolution adopted by Nelson Lodge, No. 434, I.O. of O.F. That God hath seen fit to call away our most worthy brother, Wm. Campbell, who departed this life on Monday, Dec. 13, 1875.
1875 18-Mar D Caten, John Died—A shoemaker named John Caten died at his residence in the First Ward in Towanda, on Friday last.
1875 30-Dec M Chamberlin, Miss Dora A. Married—At the house of the bride’s parents, in Chatham, Dec. 24th, 1875, by the Rev. C.K. Bunnell, Mr. E.A. Howland to Miss Dora A. Chamberlin, both of Chatham.
1875 18-Feb M Champlin, Miss Marion C. Married—By Rev. T. Stacey, February 17th, Mr. David E. Paris, of Lambs” Creek, Tioga Co., and Miss Marion C. Champlin, of Richmond, Tioga Co., Penna.
1875 11-Mar M Cheney, Mr. Louis A. Married—March 5th, by Rev. Thomas Stacey, Mr. Louis A. Cheney, and Miss Ida J. Bryant, of Covington, Pa.
1875 24-Jun   Chubb, Miss Melissa Married—Mr. Albert Retan and Miss Melissa Chubb, formerly of Hammondsport, were married on the 14th of April at Grand Rapids, Michigan.
1875 11-Feb M Churchill, Mr. Married—The editor of the Wellsboro Gazette, Mr. Churchill has taken unto himself a wife—one of Bath’s fairest daughters. The event occurred at the Episcopal Church in that village, on Monday evening last, Rev. Dr. Howard officiating.
1875 11-Feb M Churchill, Mr. Frank G. Married—At St. Thomas’s Church, Bath, New York, Feb. 8th, 1875, by Rev. O.R. Howard, D.D., Mr. Frank G. Churchill, of Wellsboro, Pa., and Ida daughter of Mr. Alexander Hall, of Bath.
1875 7-Oct D Clark, Died—Westfield, the two year old daughter of Mr. John Clark died in Brookfield on Sat. last.
1875 16-Sep M Clark, Frank W., Esq. Married—At the residence of the brides father Mansfield, Pa. Sept. 9th, by Rev. S.C. McElroy, Frank W. Clark, Esq., to Miss Lelia S., daughter of Dr. A.J. Cole, all of Mansfield.
1875 8-Jul M Clark, Miss Emma Married—In Gains, July 3d, by Rev. W. Beach, Mr. W.T. Franklin, of Westfield, and Miss Emma Clark, of Sabinsvillle, Pa.
1875 29-Apr M Clark, Mr. Elliott Married—April 22, by I. C. Brown, Esq., Mr. Elliot Clark of Cedar Run and Miss Flora Herritt, of the same place.
1875 7-Oct M Claus, Mr. Byron J. Married—At the residence of the brides parents on the 28th of Sept. 1875, by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. Byron J. Claus and Miss Ella daughter of Abram Hart, both of Charleston, Pa.
1875 7-Jan M Cloos, Miss Phlista Married—By the same Dec. 30th, 1874, at the residence of Armauel Cloos, Mr. Chas. H. Stubbs, of Wellsboro, to Miss Phlista Cloos, of Chatham.
1875 7-Jan M Close, Mr. Hiram Married—By the same Dec. 25th, 1874, at the residence of Mr. Phillip Erway, Mr. Hiram Close, to Miss Ruth Erway all of Chatham.
1875 16-Sep M Cole, Lelia S. Married—At the residence of the brides father Mansfield, Pa. Sept. 9th, by Rev. S.C. McElroy, Frank W. Clark, Esq., to Miss Lelia S., daughter of Dr. A.J. Cole, all of Mansfield.
1875 11-Feb M Cole, Sally Married—On the 22nd day of July, 1833, at the town of Erwin, in the County of Steuben, Asa Bates, of Deerfield, in the County of Tioga and State of Pennsylvania, aged 21 years, and Sally Cole, of Deerfield, aforesaid, aged 16 years, were married by me; and Samuel short, Daniel Cummings, James Gillan, Polly Cummings, and Olive Short, of Erwin, were present as witnesses to the said marriage. John L. Evans, Justice of the Peace. “Identity of the parties proved by the oath of Daniel Cummings, of Irwin.”
1875 4-Mar M Cone, Anna W. Married—On Feb. 24th, in Wellsboro, Pa., by Rev. Charles Breck, D.D., Sylvester W. Cone, of Tamworth, N.H., to Anna W., daughter of the late Albert P. Cone, Esq.
1875 4-Mar M Cone, Sylvester W. Married—On Feb. 24th, in Wellsboro, Pa., by Rev. Charles Breck, D.D., Sylvester W. Cone, of Tamworth, N.H., to Anna W., daughter of the late Albert P. Cone, Esq.
1875 25-Mar D Cooley, Forbes Died—In Delamr, March 13th, 1875, Forbes Cooley, aged 53 years.
1875 2-Sep M Coolidge, Miss Agnes M. Married—August 25th by Rev. Thomas Stacey, Mr. George R. Thomas, of Nauvoo, Tioga Co., Pa, and Miss Agnes M. Coolidge, of Delmar.
1875 3-Jun D Copestick, Mr. Charles Died—Mr. Charles Copestick, of Delmar died last Sunday, he was born in Carlisle, Cumberland, England in 1810. (for complete article see Agitator)
1875 23-Dec M Coston, Miss Christina C. Double Golden Wedding taken from the Elmira Advertiser - - - A "Double Golden Wedding," which was celebrated at Millport, N.Y., on the 7th inst., the couples were married on the same day and by the same minister. They were Mr. & Mrs. John Denson, of Millport, N.Y., and Mr. & Mrs. Bostwick Bement of Jackson, Pa. On December 7th 1825, these gentlemen respectively espoused the two step-sisters, Miss Christiana C. Coston and Miss Philana Tanner, they were married at the house of George Tanner, who had married the widow Coston, and lived a mile from the village of Trumansburg, Tompkins County, N.Y.
1875 30-Dec D Crandall, Mr. P. Died—Mr. P. Crandall, a respected citizen of Osceola, died at his residence in that village, of paralysis, on Tuesday of last week.
1875 18-Mar D Crofut, Mr. P. H. Died—Mr. P.H. Crofut died in Elk Township on Saturday last, aged 77 years.
1875 30-Dec M Crowl, Miss Ella Married—At the Farmers’ Hotel in Wellsboro on the 24th day of Dec. 1875, by A.S. Brewster, Esq., Mr. William Kreisler to Miss Ella Crowl, both of Delmar.
1875 18-Mar M Crowl, Mr. Joel M. Married—On the 2d, of March, 1875, by Rev. J. E. Calkins, at the bride’s parents, Mr. Joel M. Crowl, and Miss Lowaitie G. Henry, all of Delmar, Pa.
1875 16-Sep M Cummings, Mr. Cassius Married—By J.E. Whited, Esq., at the home of John Hogencamp, in Keeneyville, Sept.11th, 1875, Mr. Cassius Cummings, of Middlebury, to Miss Jane Avery, of Chatham.
1875 17-Jun   Dartt, Miss Fannie E. Married—by the same in Wellsboro, June 10th, Mr. James H. Austin, and Miss Fannie E. Dartt. both of Charleston.
1875 17-Jun M Davis, Mr. Hugh L. Married—by the same at the residence of the brides parents on the 15th of June, Mr. Hugh L. Davis, of Charleston, and Miss Emma Jennette Karr, of Delmar.
1875 8-Jul D Delany, Thomas Died—In Blossburg, June 25th, 1875, Thomas, son of John and Ellen Delaney, aged 1 year, 3 months and 20 days.
1875 23-Dec M Denson, John Double Golden Wedding taken from the Elmira Advertiser - - - A "Double Golden Wedding," which was celebrated at Millport, N.Y., on the 7th inst., the couples were married on the same day and by the same minister. They were Mr. & Mrs. John Denson, of Millport, N.Y., and Mr. & Mrs. Bostwick Bement of Jackson, Pa. On December 7th 1825, these gentlemen respectively espoused the two step-sisters, Miss Christiana C. Coston and Miss Philana Tanner, they were married at the house of George Tanner, who had married the widow Coston, and lived a mile from the village of Trumansburg, Tompkins County, N.Y.
1875 4-Feb M Derbyshire, William Married—On Jan. 20th at the Rectory, Wellsboro, Pa., by the Rev. Dr. Breck, William Derbyshire, and Rosine Adelaide, daughter of Addilon Bordon.
1875 30-Sep M Dickinson, Miss Mary R. Married—At St. Paul’s Church, Wellsboro, by Rev. Dr. Breck, Sept. 29th 1875, H.W. Whiting, of Bath, N.Y., to Miss Mary R. Dickinson daughter of Mrs. John Dickinson of Wellsboro. (There was also a separate account of the wedding in the same paper)
1875 8-Jul M Dort, Mr. Orrin H. Married—In Stony Fork, July 3, 1875, by Rev. P. Reynolds, Mr. Orrin H. Dort, and Miss Ida R. Bartle, both of Stony Fork.
1875 8-Jul M Elliot, Mr. R.A. Married—In Wellsboro, July 1, 1875, by Rev. M. Yale, Mr. R.A. Elliot and Miss M.A. Ridge, both of Charleston.
1875 7-Jan M Erway, Miss Ruth Married—By the same Dec. 25th, 1874, at the residence of Mr. Phillip Erway, Mr. Hiram Close, to Miss Ruth Erway all of Chatham.
1875 22-Apr D Essenwine, Henry Died—Henry Essenwine, one of the oldest residents of Towanda, died in that place recently.
1875 29-Jul D Farrnebough, Miss Ella Died—Miss Ella Farrenbough, a much esteemed young lady of Lawrenceville, died of consumption on Thursday last.
1875 4-Mar D Fellows, Rev. Nathan Died—Rev. Nathan Fellows, died in Mansfield, Pa., Feb. 26th aged 68. For 38 years he was engaged in the work of the ministry, in the Genessee, and East Genessee Conferences, of the Methodist E. Church. In his conference, he occupies a prominent position. He was Presiding Elder of the “Wellsboro District”, from 1848 to 1851, and afterwards Pastor of the M.E. Church, in Towanda, and in Tioga. In 1869, through illness, he was obliged to relinquish his charge and has resided since at Tioga and Mansfield. His funeral was held in the Methodist Church, Tioga, on Monday last. Remarks, illustrative of his character, and recollections of his life and labors, were furnished by Rev’s H. Lamkin, T. Stacey, H.S. Parkhurst, and E.I. Herman. Burial in Cemetery at Tioga.
1875 27-May M Fical, Miss Zoe Z. Married—May 26th, by Rev. T. Stacey, Mr. Geo. W. Simpson, and Miss Zoe Z. Fical, of Jasper, Steuben County, N. Y.
1875 21-Jan D Fish, Minnie Died—Mr. & Mrs. E. C. Fish, of Tioga, have been recently sorely afflicted, in the loss of their youngest daughter, Minnie, aged three years, whose death occurred on Tuesday January 5th after an illness of only two days.
1875 8-Jul D Flannigan Died—A miner named Flannigan, was killed opposite the gang mills near Painted Post, on the track of the C.C. & Antrim railroad, on Friday evening last. - - - He belonged to Arnot, whither his remains were taken. Deceased formerly worked in the mines at Antrim.
1875 29-Apr M Fowler, Rev. F. K. Married—Rev. F. K. Fowler, pastor of the Baptist Church in Corning, was married April 21st, to Miss Annie C. Higman, daughter of John C. Higman, Esq., the Ceremonies took place at the residence of the bride’s father, Rev. A. C. Van Alstine officiating.
1875 8-Jul M Franklin, Mr. W.T. Married—In Gains, July 3d, by Rev. W. Beach, Mr. W.T. Franklin, of Westfield, and Miss Emma Clark, of Sabinsvillle, Pa.
1875 25-Mar D Fulkerson, Charles Died—A man named Charles Fulkerson was found dead at Nauvoo, in this County, on the 16th instant. (Taken from the Blossburg Register)
1875 7-Jan M Gamble, Andrew Married—At Cedar Run, by I. C. Brown, Esq., on Jan 1st, Andrew Gamble, of Cedar Run to Miss Rebecca Tomb, of the same place.
1875 30-Dec M Garrison, Miss Jennie Married—At the residence of the bride’s mother in Jackson Township, Dec. 23d, by Rev. Wm. Rumsey, Mr. E.C. Stillwell and Miss Jennie Garrison all of Jackson Township.
1875 8-Jul M Gaylord, Mr. Sanford Married—In Corning, at the residence of Mrs. Hannah Wilkes, June 15th, 1875, by Rev. E.S. Wilson, Mr. Sanford Gaylord, of Blossburg, and Miss Sarah Wilkes, of Corning.
1875 18-Mar M Gibson, Mr. Samuel Married—By the same March 16th, Mr. Samuel Gibson, and Miss Sarah Martin, of Wellsboro.
1875 17-Jun M Goodreau, Mr. Charles Married—At the Bunnel house, Wellsboro, on the 9th of June, 1875, by Rev. J. F. Calkins, Mr. Charles Goodreau, and Miss Maggie Kennedy.
1875 11-Feb M Hall, Ida Married—At St. Thomas’s Church, Bath, New York, Feb. 8th, 1875, by Rev. O.R. Howard, D.D., Mr. Frank G. Churchill, of Wellsboro, Pa., and Ida daughter of Mr. Alexander Hall, of Bath.
1875 29-Apr D Hart, Ella Died—at the home of her father in Thomasville, N. C., on the morning of the 20th inst., after a lingering and painful illness, Ella, second daughter of Jeremiah Hart, formerly of Charleston, in the 26th year of her age.
1875 7-Oct M Hart, Miss Ella Married—At the residence of the brides parents on the 28th of Sept. 1875, by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. Byron J. Claus and Miss Ella daughter of Abram Hart, both of Charleston, Pa.
1875 2-Sep M Hawley, Miss Elizabeth Married—On the 25th of Aug., 1875, at Wellsboro. by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. L.C. Walker of Addison, N.Y. and Miss Elizabeth Hawley, of Chatham, Pa.
1875 18-Mar M Henry, Miss Lowaitie G. Married—On the 2d, of March, 1875, by Rev. J. E. Calkins, at the bride’s parents, Mr. Joel M. Crowl, and Miss Lowaitie G. Henry, all of Delmar, Pa.
1875 29-Apr M Herritt, Miss Flora Married—April 22, by I. C. Brown, Esq., Mr. Elliot Clark of Cedar Run and Miss Flora Herritt, of the same place.
1875 29-Apr M Higman, Miss Annie C. Married—Rev. F. K. Fowler, pastor of the Baptist Church in Corning, was married April 21st, to Miss Annie C. Higman, daughter of John C. Higman, Esq., the Ceremonies took place at the residence of the bride’s father, Rev. A. C. Van Alstine officiating.
1875 3-Jun D Hill, William Died—William Hill, colored, died in this village on Saturday morning last of dropsy.
1875 30-Sep M Hodges, Mr. Hiram Married—In Covington, Sept. 23d, 1875, by Rev. H. Lamkin, Mr. Hiram Hodges of Mansfield, Pa., to Miss Sarah Kingsley, of Covington, Pa.
1875 8-Jul D Horton, Lena Ada Died—In Blossburg, June 29th, 1875, Lena Ada, daughter of John C. and Effie Horton, aged 3 years, 5 months and 22 days
1875 30-Dec M Howland, Mr. E.A. Married—At the house of the bride’s parents, in Chatham, Dec. 24th, 1875, by the Rev. C.K. Bunnell, Mr. E.A. Howland to Miss Dora A. Chamberlin, both of Chatham.
1875 7-Jan M Hulbert, Mr. Henry  Married—Jan. 4th, 1875, by Rev. T. Stacey, Mr. Henry Hulburt and Miss Mary Tiffany, both of Alleghany, Alleghany County.
1875 7-Jan M Hunter, Mr. Matthew J. Married—Nov. 17th, 1874, at the house of the bride’s father, by Rev. Mr. Ensign, Mr. Matthew J. Hunter to Miss Hannah Smith, all of Chatham.
1875 8-Jul M Hurd, Miss Sarah F. Married—In Wellsboro, July 3d, 1875, by Rev. N.L. Reynolds, Mr. Frank W. Smith and Miss Sarah E. Hurd. both of Gaines, Pa.
1875 21-Jan D Husted, Morris Died—(From the Blossburg Register)—We understand that a dispatch was received yesterday by Mr. J. B. Husted, of this place, announcing that his son, Morris Husted, a former resident of Blossburg, had been killed in a railroad accident. No particulars were given this is the second son Mr. Husted has lost by accident on the Connellsville R.R. within the past year.
1875 11-Feb M Ives, Miss Eliza A. Married—Feb. 8th by Rev. Thomas Stacey, Dr. D.M. Lounsbury and Miss Eliza A. Ives, of Wellsboro.
1875 4-Mar M James, Alfred T. Married—On Thursday last Mr. Alfred T. James and Miss Mary A. Walker, of Blossburg, were united in marriage.
1875 25-Feb D Johnson, Allie E. Died—Allie E., daughter of Newton and Elizabeth Johnson, died in Wellsboro, of Consumption, Jan. 21, aged 22 years. Her funeral services were attended in the Methodist Church of which she was a member.
1875 17-Jun D Johnson, Milton Died—(Local news from our Exchanges. Miscellaneous Localities) A colored man by the name of Milton Johnson, while working on the new school house building in the 7th ward, fell a distance of about 52 feet, and died in a few minutes. He was 59 years of age, and leaves a wife and one child.
1875 16-Sep M Jones, Mr. Charles A. Mansfield—Sept. 9th, by Rev. T. Stacey, Mr. Charles A. Jones, and Miss Rosaltha G. Phillips of Shippen, Tioga Co., Pa.
1875 1-Jul D Jones, W.H. Died—W.H. Jones, an Englishman by birth, but for a long time a resident of this township, was found burned to death amid ruins of his house, on the night of Monday, June 28th, 1875 - - -the deceased was a deaf man and lived alone in a little house some distance from the road - - - Nelson, Pa.
1875 17-Jun M Karr, Miss Emma Jennette Married—by the same at the residence of the brides parents on the 15th of June, Mr. Hugh L. Davis, of Charleston, and Miss Emma Jennette Karr, of Delmar.
1875 17-Jun M Kennedy, Miss Maggie Married—At the Bunnel house, Wellsboro, on the 9th of June, 1875, by Rev. J. F. Calkins, Mr. Charles Goodreau, and Miss Maggie Kennedy.
1875 14-Jan D Kimball, Maria Died—Kimball—In Wellsboro, Dec. 24th, 1874, of consumption, Maria wife of N. R. Kimball, aged 34 years, 1 month and 18 days.
1875 8-Jul M Kimball, Miss Electa L. Married—In Wellsboro, July 3, 1875, by Rev. O.C. Hills, Mr. R.J. Pope, of Wellsboro and Miss Electa L. Kimball, of Charleston.
1875 30-Sep M Kingsley, Miss Sarah Married—In Covington, Sept. 23d, 1875, by Rev. H. Lamkin, Mr. Hiram Hodges of Mansfield, Pa., to Miss Sarah Kingsley, of Covington, Pa.
1875 13-May D Knox, Mrs. F. W. Died—The wife of Hon. F. W. Knox, of Coudersport, died suddenly of typhoid pneumonia, in that village last Monday week.
1875 30-Dec M Kreisler, Mr. William Married—At the Farmers’ Hotel in Wellsboro on the 24th day of Dec. 1875, by A.S. Brewster, Esq., Mr. William Kreisler to Miss Ella Crowl, both of Delmar.
1875 8-Jul M Kriner, Miss Maggie A. Married—In Wellsboro, June 24, 1875, by Rev. N.L. Reynolds, Mr. Henry N. Oliver, of Wellsboro, and Miss Maggie A. Kriner, of Delmar.
1875 11-Feb D Lake, Flora F. Died—At Antrim, Pa., February 15th, of inflamation of the bowels after an illness of a few days, Flora F. daughter of James and Julia Lake, aged 18 years and 9 months.
1875 8-Jul D Lange, Miss Mary Died—At Wellsboro, June 28th, 1875, Miss Mary Lange aged 18 years and 2 months.
1875 2-Sep D Leach, James V. Died—James V. Leach died last week Monday.
1875 30-Sep M Lehberg, Mr. Magnus Married—In Wellsboro, Sept. 21st, 1875, by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. Magnus Lehberg and Miss Ida Birkenhagen, all of Wellsboro.
1875 24-Jun D Lindsley, Frank Died—Frank Lindsley, aged 24 years, son of A.B. Lindsley, died at Emporium, Pa., on the 10th inst., his remains were taken to Lawrenceville for interment.
1875 23-Dec D Long, Miss Issie Died—Sudden death of Miss Issie Long, about 20 years of age, daughter of John Long, Esq., of Watkins, N.Y. She died in Watkins, N.Y. Her father is treasurer of the Fall Brook Coal Company.
1875 11-Feb M Lounsbury, Dr. D.M. Married—Feb. 8th by Rev. Thomas Stacey, Dr. D.M. Lounsbury and Miss Eliza A. Ives, of Wellsboro.
1875 12-Aug D Lumbard, Dr. Harvey S.  Died—In Elmira, August 5th, 1875, of cancer of the stomach, Dr. Harvey S. Lumbard, aged 46 years and 2 months.
1875 24-Jun B Mace, Mr. Abram The one hundredth birthday of Mr. Abram Mace, of Towanda Township, was celebrated at the residence of his son, Gideon Mace, on the 4th inst.
1875 13-May M Magie, Mr. D. Ellston, Jr. Married—At the bride’s father’s in Blossburg, Pa., by Rev. D. E. Magie, Mr. D. Ellston Magie, Jr., of Boonton, N. J., and Miss Hattie E. Calkins.
1875 18-Mar M Martin, Miss Sarah Married—By the same March 16th, Mr. Samuel Gibson, and Miss Sarah Martin, of Wellsboro.
1875 30-Sep M Maxwell, Mr. Charles P. Married—At the same time and place by the same, Mr. Charles P. Maxwell to Miss Nellie A. Robert, all of Mansfield.
1875 8-Jul M McGibony, Mr. S.H. Married—In Tioga, at the residence of the bride’s father, on Sunday evening, July 4th, by Rev. Mr. Merrick, Mr. S.H. McGibony, of West Almond, N.Y. and Miss Alice Sly, of Tioga.
1875 23-Sep M Meacham, Miss Bella Married—Sept. 15th. at the Bunnell House, by Rev. Thomas Stacey, Mr. Clarence A. Wright, of Canton, Pa., and Miss Bella Meacham, of Wellsboro.
1875 18-Mar D Messner, Mrs. Charles Died—The wife of Charles Messner, of Liberty, died on the 6th instant.
1875 25-Mar D Miller, Mrs. William Died—The Elmira Gazette contained the following item from Lawrenceville: Mrs. William Miller, of Addison, daughter of Mr. Chapman, an old resident of this place died yesterday.
1875 11-Mar D Millspaugh, Mr. L. Died—Mr. L. Millspaugh, died at Corning, on the third instant, aged fifty-nine years. He has resided there for the past four years and conducted the Corning House. Previously and for many years he was a resident of Ithica. 
1875 18-Mar B Mishow, Mr. Joseph Mr. Joseph Mishow, residing in Williamsport celebrated his 101st birthday on Monday last.
1875 24-Jun D Odell, Mr. Judd Died—Mr. Judd Odell, of Sullivan, died very suddenly on the 12 inst.
1875 8-Jul M Oliver, Mr. Henry N. Married—In Wellsboro, June 24, 1875, by Rev. N.L. Reynolds, Mr. Henry N. Oliver, of Wellsboro, and Miss Maggie A. Kriner, of Delmar.
1875 8-Apr D Palmer, David Died—At his residence, in Sullivan Township, March 13th, 1875, David Palmer.
1875 18-Feb M Paris, Mr. David E. Married—By Rev. T. Stacey, February 17th, Mr. David E. Paris, of Lambs” Creek, Tioga Co., and Miss Marion C. Champlin, of Richmond, Tioga Co., Penna.
1875 7-Jan A Patterson, Robert Robert Patterson, The Scout, Revolutionary Soldier and Pioneer. By John L. Sexton, Jr. (Pattersons’ were among the first settlers of Berks and Northumberland Counties, etc.) A long article.
1875 22-Apr D Paul, Mr. Joseph Died—Mr. Joseph Paul died at his residence in Nelson on the 10th instant, in the 84th year of his age. Deceased was born in Saratoga County, New York and had resided in Nelson upwards of forty years.
1875 16-Sep M Phillips, Miss Rosaltha G. Mansfield—Sept. 9th, by Rev. T. Stacey, Mr. Charles A. Jones, and Miss Rosaltha G. Phillips of Shippen, Tioga Co., Pa.
1875 8-Jul M Pope, Mr. R.J. Married—In Wellsboro, July 3, 1875, by Rev. O.C. Hills, Mr. R.J. Pope, of Wellsboro and Miss Electa L. Kimball, of Charleston.
1875 16-Sep D Purple, Mary Antoinette Died—In Deerfield, Pa., Sept. 4th, 1875, Mary Antoinette, daughter of M.V. and Margaret Purple, aged 7 years, 10 month and 17 days. (Note: an article followed describing her character, etc., and concluded with "How many who so much loved her will sadly mourn her loss and long remember dear little Mamie.”)
1875 24-Jun M Retan, Mr. Albert Married—Mr. Albert Retan and Miss Melissa Chubb, formerly of Hammondsport, were married on the 14th of April at Grand Rapids, Michigan.
1875 23-Dec D Rice, Miss Ella Died—A Miss Ella Rice died at West Branch, a few days ago.
1875 18-Mar M Rice, Miss Elsie E. Married—March 11th, by Rev. Thomas Stacey, Mr. Jacob Zimmer, of Covington, and Miss Elsie E. Rice, of Charleston, Tioga County, Pa.
1875 30-Dec M Richmond, Miss Viola A. Married—On the 22d inst., by Rev. W. Beach Mr. John W. Beach and Miss Viola A. Richmond, of Sullivan.
1875 8-Jul M Ridge, Miss M.A. Married—In Wellsboro, July 1, 1875, by Rev. M. Yale, Mr. R.A. Elliot and Miss M.A. Ridge, both of Charleston.
1875 30-Sep M Robert, Miss Lottie A.  Married—At the residence of Mr. Seth Crippen, Mansfield, Sept. 23th by Rev. S.C. McElroy, Mr. Samuel O. Barden to Miss Lottie A. Robert.
1875 30-Sep M Robert, Miss Nellie A. Married—At the same time and place by the same, Mr. Charles P. Maxwell to Miss Nellie A. Robert, all of Mansfield.
1875 9-Sep M Robertson, Mrs. Emma A. Married—In Wellsboro, Sept. 4, 1875, by J.W. Donaldson, Mr. Edwin Wetmore, to Mrs. Emma A. Robertson, both of Wellsboro.
1875 21-Jan D Robinson, Richard Died—Robinson—At the residence of his son, in Delmar Township, on Friday January 15th, Richard Robinson in the 75th year of his age.
1875 2-Sep D Ross, A.J. Died—A.J. Ross of Mansfield, of the well known firm of Ross & Williams Bankers, died on Sunday afternoon. He was forty-eight years of age and leaves a wife and two children. (Gave details of his business pursuits in Mansfield)
1875 22-Apr M Sare, Mr. & Mrs. Rufus Married—Mr. & Mrs. Rufus Sare, of Mixtown, Tioga County, celebrated their golden wedding on the 31st of March last.
1875 23-Dec M Schieffelin, Miss Dotie Married—At the Bunnel House, in Wellsboro, on the 15th inst., by A.S. Brewster, Esq., Mr. Walter Button to Miss Dotie Schieffelin, all of Charleston.
1875 7-Oct M Schrader, Mr. Burton Married—At the residence of the bride’s parents, by Rev. J.F. Calkins, on the 29th of September, 1875, Mr. Burton Schrader, of Charleston, Pa., and Miss Mary daughter of Robert Campbell, of Delmar, Pa.
1875 18-Mar D Shepard, Capt. J. J. Died—The death is reported from Corning of Capt. J. J. Shepard. He was an officer in the old 107th Regiment.
1875 29-Jul D Sherwood Hon. Henry Died—Hon. Henry Sherwood, of Corning, N.Y., died at Avon, on Friday last in his 52nd. He was born in Woodhull. His wife died about four years ago and no children survive him. Funeral services were held in Corning, burial in Hope Cemetery. - - (a long article)
1875 15-Jul D Sherwood, Mr. Julius Died—Mr. Julius Sherwood died in Williamsport on Wednesday of last week. The Agitator says that for some twenty years Mr. Sherwood was a resident and leading lawyer of Wellsboro, and was well known throughout the County as a man of genial social qualities and brilliant wit.
1875 27-May M Simpson, Mr. Geo. W.  Married—May 26th, by Rev. T. Stacey, Mr. Geo. W. Simpson, and Miss Zoe Z. Fical, of Jasper, Steuben County, N. Y.
1875 8-Jul M Sly, Miss Alice Married—In Tioga, at the residence of the bride’s father, on Sunday evening, July 4th, by Rev. Mr. Merrick, Mr. S.H. McGibony, of West Almond, N.Y. and Miss Alice Sly, of Tioga.
1875 4-Feb M Smith, Julia Married—On Dec. 29, 1874-at the residence of the bride’s uncle, by the Rev. Dr. Breck, William Herbert Smith, and Julia, daughter of William Smith, of Brightwell, England.
1875 7-Jan M Smith, Miss Hannah Married—Nov. 17th, 1874, at the house of the bride’s father, by Rev. Mr. Ensign, Mr. Matthew J. Hunter to Miss Hannah Smith, all of Chatham.
1875 8-Jul M Smith, Mr. Frank W. Married—In Wellsboro, July 3d, 1875, by Rev. N.L. Reynolds, Mr. Frank W. Smith and Miss Sarah E. Hurd. both of Gaines, Pa.
1875 22-Apr M Smith, Mr. Henry N. Married—April 20th by Rev. T. Stacey, Mr. Henry N. Smith of East Charleston, and Miss Minnie Bookmiller of Wellsboro.
1875 11-Mar D Smith, Mrs. Garrit Died—The wife of the late Gerrit Smith, died at Peterboro, on Saturday last.
1875 22-Apr M Smith, Nancy Matilda Married—On Thursday, April 15th at the Rectory, by the Rev. Chas. Breck, D. D., Henry Tieperman and Nancy Matilda, daughter of John B. Smith, Esq., of Delmar.
1875 4-Feb M Smith, William Herbert Married—On Dec. 29, 1874-at the residence of the bride’s uncle, by the Rev. Dr. Breck, William Herbert Smith, and Julia, daughter of William Smith, of Brightwell, England.
1875 4-Mar D Stevens, Henry A. Died—Henry A. Stevens, died at his residence in Middlebury Sunday Feb. 28th, of pneumonia, aged 52 years. He leaves a widow and four children. (three daughters & a son)
1875 3-Jun D Stevens, Mr. Daniel G. Died—Mr. Daniel G. Stevens, died at his residence in Middlebury, on Friday evening last, in the fifty-ninth year of his age, of pneumonia. He had lived in the town forty-seven years. He was a member of the Tioga Grange. Everyone called him “Uncle Dan”.
1875 30-Dec M Stevens, Mrs. Harriet M.  Married—In Elmira, N.Y., at the residence of Samuel B. Furnam, Dec. 18th, 1875, by Rev. S.C. Hayford of Troy, Pa., Benjamin T. Van Horn and Mrs. Harriet M. Stevens, all of Wellsboro.
1875 8-Apr D Sticklin, Mrs. Madeline Died—In this boro on Monday April 5th, at the residence of her son-in-law, Mr. John Suhr, Mrs. Madeline Sticklin, aged 75 years, and three month. Deceased was a native of Switzerland, and emigrated to this Country in 1850, since which time she has been a continuous resident of Wellsboro.
1875 30-Dec M Stillwell, Mr. E.C. Married—At the residence of the bride’s mother in Jackson Township, Dec. 23d, by Rev. Wm. Rumsey, Mr. E.C. Stillwell and Miss Jennie Garrison all of Jackson Township.
1875 15-Apr D Strang, Rev. Francis Died—We regret to hear of the death of Rev. Francis Strang, of Westfield. Mr. Strang had lived in Westfield about 40 years and during that time was a minister of the gospel. The funeral services were held last Sunday. Rev. Mr. Strang was the father of Senator Strang. (Agitator)
1875 17-Jun M Stubbs, Miss Ettie A. Married—The marriage of our young townsman, Mr. James M. Bowen, to Miss Ettie A. Stubbs —took place yesterday at the Presbyterian Church. Bridesmaids, Miss Eunice Howland, of Knoxville, Miss Hattie Sykes, of Sabinsville, Missess Happie Herrington and Mary Houghton, of Wellsboro. Groomsmen Messrs. W.B. Albro, of Elmira, N.Y., C.M. Seeley, of Wellsboro, Pa., J.M. Rathbun, of Wellsville, N.Y., and J.W. Mather. Rev. J.F. Calkins officiated. (Also had a description of brides gown, etc.)
1875 17-Jun M Stubbs, Miss Ettie A. Married—by the same at the Presbyterian Church Wellsboro, on the 16th of June, 1875, Mr. James M. Bowen and Miss Ettie A. Stubbs, both of Wellsboro.
1875 7-Jan M Stubbs, Mr. Chas. H. Married—By the same Dec. 30th, 1874, at the residence of Armauel Cloos, Mr. Chas. H. Stubbs, of Wellsboro, to Miss Phlista Cloos, of Chatham.
1875 24-Jun D Swartwood, Miss Addie Died—died at the residence of her father, Mr. Enoch Fulkerson, in Blossburg, on Tuesday of last week, after a short illness.
1875 11-Mar D Sweeney, Hiram Died—Hiram Sweeney, aged about 24 years, died in Armenia, Bradford County, on Friday, Feb. 26th.
1875 23-Dec M Tanner, Miss Philana Double Golden Wedding taken from the Elmira Advertiser - - - A "Double Golden Wedding," which was celebrated at Millport, N.Y., on the 7th inst., the couples were married on the same day and by the same minister. They were Mr. & Mrs. John Denson, of Millport, N.Y., and Mr. & Mrs. Bostwick Bement of Jackson, Pa. On December 7th 1825, these gentlemen respectively espoused the two step-sisters, Miss Christiana C. Coston and Miss Philana Tanner, they were married at the house of George Tanner, who had married the widow Coston, and lived a mile from the village of Trumansburg, Tompkins County, N.Y.
1875 5-Aug D Taylor, Hon. Asher Died—Death of Hon. Asher Taylor, of Elmira, N.Y. on Sunday last, aged 77 years, 2 months and 21 days.
1875 4-Mar D Taylor, Ruth McKean Died—Ruth McKean Taylor, wife of Mr. B.H. Taylor, of Williamsport, died last Thursday says the “Gazette and Bulletin”. She was the daughter of General Samuel McKean late of Burlington, Bradford County, Pa. She leaves a husband and children.
1875 2-Sep M Thomas, Mr. George R. Married—August 25th by Rev. Thomas Stacey, Mr. George R. Thomas, of Nauvoo, Tioga Co., Pa, and Miss Agnes M. Coolidge, of Delmar.
1875 22-Apr M Tieperman, Henry Married—On Thursday, April 15th at the Rectory, by the Rev. Chas. Breck, D. D., Henry Tieperman and Nancy Matilda, daughter of John B. Smith, Esq., of Delmar.
1875 7-Jan M Tiffany, Miss Mary Married—Jan. 4th, 1875, by Rev. T. Stacey, Mr. Henry Hulburt and Miss Mary Tiffany, both of Alleghany, Alleghany County.
1875 7-Jan M Tomb, Miss Rebecca Married—At Cedar Run, by I. C. Brown, Esq., on Jan 1st, Andrew Gamble, of Cedar Run to Miss Rebecca Tomb, of the same place.
1875 30-Dec M Van Horn, Benjamin T. Married—In Elmira, N.Y., at the residence of Samuel B. Furnam, Dec. 18th, 1875, by Rev. S.C. Hayford of Troy, Pa., Benjamin T. Van Horn and Mrs. Harriet M. Stevens, all of Wellsboro.
1875 25-Mar D VanCampen, Mr. Henry Died—Mr. Henry VanCampen, an old member of the 23d N. Y. Volunteers, and subsequently of the 14th U. S. Infantry, died in Corning on the 15th instant, aged 55 years. 
1875 14-Jan D Vandergrift, Mrs. Sarah M. Died—Vandergrift—In Stony Fork, January 9th, 1875, Mrs. Sarah M., wife of Mr. James Vandergrift, aged 40 years and six months.
1875 2-Sep M Waddell, Miss Jessie Married—On the 26th of August, 1875, by the same, Mr. Joseph Wilson and Miss Jessie Waddell, both of Arnot.
1875 4-Mar M Walker, Miss Mary A. Married—On Thursday last Mr. Alfred T. James and Miss Mary A. Walker, of Blossburg, were united in marriage.
1875 2-Sep M Walker, Mr. L.C. Married—On the 25th of Aug., 1875, at Wellsboro. by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. L.C. Walker of Addison, N.Y. and Miss Elizabeth Hawley, of Chatham, Pa.
1875 9-Sep M Wetmore, Mr. Edwin Married—In Wellsboro, Sept. 4, 1875, by J.W. Donaldson, Mr. Edwin Wetmore, to Mrs. Emma A. Robertson, both of Wellsboro.
1875 9-Sep D White, Judge Robert G. Died—Our townsman, Judge Robert G. White, died on Monday last. He was born in the lower part of Northumberland Co., on an island opposite Selin’s Grove. Funeral services were held on Sept. 9, 1875. (a long article telling about his education and positions he held)
1875 30-Sep M Whiting, H.W. Married—At St. Paul’s Church, Wellsboro, by Rev. Dr. Breck, Sept. 29th 1875, H.W. Whiting, of Bath, N.Y., to Miss Mary R. Dickinson daughter of Mrs. John Dickinson of Wellsboro. (There was also a separate account of the wedding in the same paper)
1875 8-Jul M Wilkes, Miss Sarah Married—In Corning, at the residence of Mrs. Hannah Wilkes, June 15th, 1875, by Rev. E.S. Wilson, Mr. Sanford Gaylord, of Blossburg, and Miss Sarah Wilkes, of Corning.
1875 2-Sep M Wilson, Mr. Joseph Married—On the 26th of August, 1875, by the same, Mr. Joseph Wilson and Miss Jessie Waddell, both of Arnot.
1875 23-Sep M Wright, Mr. Clarence A. Married—Sept. 15th. at the Bunnell House, by Rev. Thomas Stacey, Mr. Clarence A. Wright, of Canton, Pa., and Miss Bella Meacham, of Wellsboro.
1875 18-Mar M Zimmer, Mr. Jacob Married—March 11th, by Rev. Thomas Stacey, Mr. Jacob Zimmer, of Covington, and Miss Elsie E. Rice, of Charleston, Tioga County, Pa.

Published On Tri-Counties Site On 7/15/2002
By Joyce M. Tice
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