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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
1876 28-Nov M Abbey, Ida Married—In Kirkwood, Ill., November 2d, 1876, at the residence of the brides parents, by the Rev. E.W. Thompson, pastor of the Presbyterian of Wellsboro, to Ida daughter of H.M. Abbey, Esq., of Kirkwood. [Cross reference to Sofield ?]
1876 27-Apr D Anderson, Mrs. Died—Mrs. Anderson died April 13th at her son-in-laws, Alonzo Mitchell. She was an old resident of this town, aged 75 years.
1876 20-Jan D Antisdel, Arthur Died—The body of Arthur Antisdel, was found on the new road leading from Whitneyville to Mansfield, on Friday morning last. He was formerly a prosperous merchant of Otsego County. His remains were taken to Otsego County.
1876 3-Feb D Ashley, Mrs. Rich. Died—Mrs. Rich. Ashley, age 38 years, daughter of Mr. James P. Dewey, died a short time since. (Mainsburg News)
1876 21-Dec M Bacon, Dr. Daniel, M.D. Married—On the 13th Dec. 1876, at the residence of the brides parents, in Delmar, by the Rev. J.F. Calkins, Dr. Daniel Bacon, M.D., and Miss Florence Green, both of Wellsboro, Pa.
1876 18-May D Bailey, Benjamin M. Died—Benjamin M. Bailey died at Elmira, N.Y., on the 13th inst. He was a half brother of John W. Bailey, Esq., of Wellsboro. He was born in Charleston, Tioga County, December 17th, 1816, and was nearly sixty years of age at the time of his death. He was taken to Mansfield for burial. The funeral was attended from the residence of his son-in-law, Mart King, Esq., on Monday. Rev. Wm. Marshall officiated. He leaves a widow three daughters and three sons.
1876 27-Apr D Barker, Infant Died—In Wellsboro, on the 26th inst., infant son of Mr. & Mrs. S.R. Barker.
1876 6-Jan D Barlow, Lucius Died—In Charleston, on Friday, Dec. 31st, 1875, Lucius Barlow, aged 85 years.
1876 7-Sep B Barnes Birth—We congratulate our friend Barnes of the Agitator. Our daughter is about six months older than that of our worthy contemporary......We are happy to announce Mother and daughter are doing well............
1876 27-Jan D Bastian, Benjamin Died—Benjamin Bastian, an old and esteemed citizen, died in Liberty on the 4th inst. He was justice of the peace for more than twenty-five years.
1876 1-Jun D Baxter, Joseph Died—Joseph Baxter, of Sullivan, died recently.
1876 22-Jun M Baxter, Miss Sarah J. Married—At the residence of the brides father in Nelson, Tioga Co., Pa., by the Rev. Paul Smith, Mr. Lockwood Preston, of Farmington, Tioga County, Pa., and Miss Sarah J. Baxter, of Nelson, Tioga County, Pa.
1876 1-Jun B Bernkoff, Baby girl Birth—We extend our congratulations to Max Bernhoff. ITS A GIRL.
1876 4-May M Bockus, Mr. J. R. Married—In Charleston, at the residence of Philander Bockus, by Rev. O.C. Hills, April 30, Mr. J.R. Bockus, of Duncan, and Miss Jennie Davis, of Morris.
1876 7-Dec D Borden, Allie A. Died—In Wellsboro, November 9, of Dropsy of the Heart, Allie A. Borden, wife of I.P. Borden and daughter of Joh_ Gibson, Esq., in the 31st year of her age.
1876 6-Jan M Bowen, Thomas Lloyd Married—On Thursday, Dec. 23d, in Charleston, by the Rev. Charles Breck, D.D., Thomas Lloyd Bowen, son of Joshua Bowen, Esq., and Diana A., daughter of the late Thomas E. Jones.
1876 15-Jun M Bradshaw, Mr. David Married—In Blossburg, at the house of the brides Mother, by Rev. F.T. Evans, Mr. David Bradshaw, of California, formerly of Morris Run, and Miss Annie Evans of Blossburg.
1876 14-Dec O Breck, Samuel News Item—From private letters since the death of Samuel Breck, we learn his illness extended over a period of three weeks ......He was stricken with typhoid fever - - on Thursday morning he died. Samuel was in his 21st year. The funeral took place on Tuesday at Lockdale, near Wilmington.
1876 14-Dec D Brown, infant son Died—An infant son of F.B. Brown, editor of the Corning Democrat, died recently.
1876 22-Jun M Bryden, Miss Mollie Married—On the 19th inst., by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. C.C. Mathers and Miss Mollie Bryden, daughter of Mr. James Bryden, both of Wellsboro. (Note-A separate news item gave the name of the groom as Chas. C. Mather)
1876 21-Dec D Bulkley, Mr. Ira Died—Mr. Ira Bulkley, one of the first settlers on the Cowanesque died recently at his residence in Osceola. 
1876 11-May D Bunnel, James M. Died—At the residence of his mother, May 6, James M. Bunnel, aged 29 years.
1876 10-Feb D Burdick, Mrs. Ransom Died—Mrs. Ransom Burdick of Norwich, Potter Co., Pa., on retiring for the night, blew down the chimney of the kerosene lamp, to extinguish it. The result was an explosion. She was burned so badly that she died the next evening.
1876 21-Dec D Burt, Mrs. Died—Dr. Burt, who recently settled in Ogdensburg, met with a serious accident in his family on Monday evening. His wife was at work on a sewing machine, when the lamp exploded setting fire to her clothing and before assistance could be rendered she was burnt all over her person. She expired on Tuesday afternoon.
1876 13-Apr D Burton, Daniel Died—Daniel Burton, aged about 45 years, was run over and killed by the Express on the Tioga Railroad, on Tuesday last, about a half a mile north of Canoe Camp. He leaves a family.
1876 25-May M Bush, Mrs. Catharine Married—At the parsonage of the M E. Church on Wednesday, May 24, 1876, by Rev. D.D. Buck, D.D., Mr. Thomas L. Woodruff and Mrs. Catharine Bush, all of Wellsboro.
1876 2-Mar D Butler, Eliza Died—In Stony Forks, Feb. 27th, Eliza Butler, widow of Harris Butler, aged 65, of paralysis.
1876 11-May D Butler, Hartford Died—At the residence of Mr. George W. Sears, in this borough on the 6th inst. Hartford Butler, aged 76 years and one month.
1876 6-Apr M Callahan, Ulysses M. Married—At the house of the brides parents, April 2d, by Elder S.H. Durand, Ulysses M. Callahan, of McHenry, Lycoming County, and Miss Susie Focht, of Delmar, Tioga County, Pa.
1876 9-Mar D Campbell, Mrs. Helen Died—Died in Nelson, Pa., Feb. 15, 1875 of Typhoid Pneumonia, Mrs. Helen Campbell, wife of William Campbell late deceased, aged 45 years, 6 months and 26 days. The deceased has been a life long resident of Nelson. She survived her husband (who died on Dec. 13th 1875, of the same disease, aged 53 years) but a few weeks. NOTE: The paper said she died in 1875 but should have been 1876.
1876 10-Aug M Carson, Mr. John Married—At the Parsonage in Wellsboro July 3rd, 1876, by Rev. D.D. Buck, D.D., Mr. John Carson, of Cherry Flats, and Miss Mary E. Morris, of the same place.
1876 20-Jan M Cary, Miss Sarah J. Married—At the residence of the bride’s parents in Lindley, N.Y., Jan. 1, 1876, by Rev. Henry F. Hill, Mr. Alvarus Smith of Wellsboro, Pa., to Miss Sarah J. Cary, of Lindley, Steuben County, N.Y.
1876 22-Jun D Castle, Mr. William Died—Mr. William Castle, a printer of rare promise, died of consumption in Tioga, on the 13th inst., aged 18 years and six months. William commenced his trade in the office of the Tioga Express. Rev. William Baldwin of the Presbyterian Church officiated at the funeral service.
1876 22-Jun D Castle, William Died—In Tioga, Tuesday morning, June 13, 1876, William Castle, aged 18 years and 6 months.
1876 6-Jan D Catlin, Cyrus Died—In Charleston, Dec. 29th, 1875, Cyrus Catlin, aged 78 years.
1876 3-Aug D Christenot, Mrs. Adaline Died—In Wellsboro, Pa., July 29, 1876, Mrs. Adaline Christenot, aged 64 years, two months and eleven days.
1876 7-Dec M Collins, Mr. George E. Married—In Richmond, Pa., Nov. 29th by Rev. O.C. Hills, Mr. George E. Collins, of Charleston to Miss Lydia L. Smith, of Richmond.
1876 1-Jun D Connoly, Michael Died—Michael Connoly, of Sullivan, died from Cancer of the face last Thursday. He was 80 years of age.
1876 14-Dec D Cook, Mr. Horace S. Died—Mr. Horace S. Cook died this morning. He has long been a resident of Wellsboro. At the time of his death he was janitor of the Court House and sexton of the Presbyterian Church. He was a painter by trade. He leaves a wife, a son and a daughter.
1876 21-Dec M Couch, Miss Rosa A. Married—At the Parkhurst House, in Wellsboro Dec. 11th, 1876, by Rev. O.C. Hills, Mr. Eugene A. Saxbury and Miss Rosa A. Couch, both of Tioga, Pa.
1876 4-May M Davis, Miss Jennie Married—In Charleston, at the residence of Philander Bockus, by Rev. O.C. Hills, April 30, Mr. J.R. Bockus, of Duncan, and Miss Jennie Davis, of Morris.
1876 4-May D Demaux, Miss Anna Died—In Charleston, April 27th, 1876, Miss Anna Demaux, aged 25 years and 8 months.
1876 7-Dec D Derby, Frank Wilber Died—In Wellsboro, November 28th, 1875, of diphtheria, Frank Wilber, son of George O. and S.P. Derby, aged 4 years, 9 months and 11 days
1876 15-Jun D Dewey, Rebecca Died—In Tioga, June 2d, 1876, Rebecca Dewey, aged 15 years.
1876 20-Apr D Dewitt, Joseph S. Died—Joseph S. Dewitt, or as he was familiarly called, “Old Joe Dewitt,” of Owego, died on Monday.
1876 20-Jul M Dimmick, Miss A. R. Married—In Delmar, July 19th, by Rev. M. Yale, of Wellsboro, Mr. Elisha Starkweather to Miss A.R. Dimmick, of the former place.
1876 6-Jan M Doane, Mr. Jesse Married—At the residence of J.H. Mather in Lawrenceville, Pa., Dec. 31, 1875, by J.H. Mather, Esq., Mr. Jesse Doane to Miss Angelica Russell, both of Farmington, Pa.
1876 24-Feb D Donaldson, Rev. Asa Died—Rev. Asa Donaldson, father of Mrs. B.J. Guernsey, of Blossburg, died at the residence of his son, Sereno E. Donaldson, at Chariton, Lucas Co., Iowa, Feb. 2, 1876, aged 87 years 5 months and 29 days.
1876 21-Dec D Eldridge, Dr. Edwin Died—Death of Dr. Edwin Eldridge of Elmira. (no date given) Funeral was held at his residence yesterday. (a long article)
1876 23-Mar M Ellis, Miss Ella Married—At the residence of the brides parents in Ellisburg, Wednesday, March 15th, by Wm. Ellis, Esq., Mr. John Simonds, and Miss Ella Ellis, both of Ellisburg, Potter Co., Pa.
1876 3-Feb M English, Miss Mary E. Marriage—On Wednesday, Feb. 2d, 1876, at the house of the bride’s father, by the Rev. Charles Breck, D.D., Mr. Marcus T. Webster of Ellisburg, Potter County and Miss Mary E., daughter of Richard English, Esq., of Wellsboro.
1876 15-Jun M Evans, Miss Annie Married—In Blossburg, at the house of the brides Mother, by Rev. F.T. Evans, Mr. David Bradshaw, of California, formerly of Morris Run, and Miss Annie Evans of Blossburg.
1876 6-Apr M Fisher, Mr. Edward Married—In Wellsboro, by Rev. J.F. Calkins on the 30th of March 1876, Mr. Edward Fisher and Miss Maria M. Stermer, both of Delmar.
1876 9-Mar D Flowers, Stella Susanna Died—At Lambs Creek, March 3d, 1876, Stella Susanna, wife of Lucius Flowers, aged 23 years and 10 months oldest daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Coles of Elmira, but many years a resident of this Borough.
1876 6-Apr M Focht, Miss Susie Married—At the house of the brides parents, April 2d, by Elder S.H. Durand, Ulysses M. Callahan, of McHenry, Lycoming County, and Miss Susie Focht, of Delmar, Tioga County, Pa.
1876 15-Jun D France, John Died—In Fall Brook, May 31, 1876, John France, aged 44 years 3 months and 1 day.
1876 22-Jun M Francis, Mr. W. R. M. D. Married—In Westfield, Pa., June 18, 1876 by Rev. I. Everett, Mr. W.R. Francis, M.D., and Miss Ida Mastin, both of Westfield.
1876 5-Oct D Fuller, Samuel M. Died—Samuel M. Fuller, youngest son of D.A. Fuller, died suddenly on Saturday. Sammy was 13 the funeral was held from the house yesterday. (Independent)
1876 19-Oct D Fullwood, Mrs. Elizabeth Died—Mrs. Elizabeth Fullwood, after an illness of only two or three days, died at her residence in this village on Monday.
1876 2-Mar M Garr, W. S. Marriage—In St. Albans, Vt., Jan. 19th, at the Baptist Church, by Rev. J.H. Johnston, W.S. Garr, of Elmira, N.Y., and Mrs. Sadi R. Southard, of Wellsboro, Pa.
1876 2-Mar M Garrison, Miss P. L. Marriage—On the occasion of the marriage of Miss P.L. Garrison, of Job’s Corners, Jackson Twp., on the 22d ult., her grandmother, aged 83, was present. The old lady can boast of having, not far from her, sixty-two grandchildren. Representatives of four generations attended the wedding.
1876 2-Mar M Garrison, Miss P. L. Marriage—At the residence of the bride’s mother, at Jobs Corners, Jackson, Tioga Co., Pa. Feb. 22d, 1876, by Rev. F. Purvis, Mr. W.B. Ripley of Lambs Creek to Miss P.L. Garrison.
1876 10-Aug M Gifford, Mr. Henry D. Married—At the brides home in Delmar Aug. 2nd 1876, by Rev. D.D. Buck, D.D., Mr. Henry D. Gifford and Miss Laura A. Russel.
1876 7-Sep N Giles, Miss Maggie News Item—Just as we expected. Blessings never come singly. Barnes is happy and so is our friend Roy; the former has a bright little Cherub, and the latter has taken unto himself a life partner in the accomplished, Miss Maggie Giles, late teacher in our High School. The happy event took place at Jamestown, N.Y., the residence of the bride, last evening.
1876 27-Apr D Goldsmith, Caroline E. Died—Died in Blossburg, April 18, 1876, Caroline E. Goldsmith, aged 40 years and 9 months. She was the wife of our Burgess, C.H. Goldsmith and the eldest daughter of C.H. Wells, Esq., of Woodhull, Steuben County, N.Y. She was born in the year 1835 so was consequently in the 41st year of her age. At the age of 22 she married Mr. Goldsmith. The funeral took place on Thursday, the 20th, Rev. John Rockwell officiated. Interment in the cemetery of the I.O.O.F. (Register)
1876 17-Aug D Graves, Augustus Died—Dr. Graves and family of Corning, are again afflicted in the death of his little son Augustus, aged two years, which took place on Wednesday.
1876 4-May D Graves, Charles Died—Charles Graves, a former conductor on the Erie Railroad, died in Elmira, Wednesday.
1876 21-Dec M Green, Miss Florence Married—On the 13th Dec. 1876, at the residence of the brides parents, in Delmar, by the Rev. J.F. Calkins, Dr. Daniel Bacon, M.D., and Miss Florence Green, both of Wellsboro, Pa.
1876 21-Dec M Griffin, Miss Betsey Ann Married—On the 15th of Nov., 1876, at the house of Wm. Bliss, in Charleston, by Rev. J.F.Calkins, Mr. George Raab, of Delmar, and Miss Betsy Ann Griffin, of Charleston, Pa.
1876 13-Apr D Hagar, Philetus Died—Philetus Hagar died March 12th, aged 51 years.
1876 4-May D Hall, Miss Cora Died—Miss Cora Hall, of Bath, N.Y., youngest sister of Mrs. F.G. Churchill, died at the residence of her parents in Bath, on Wednesday.
1876 11-May D Hammond, Calvin Died—Death of Calvin Hammond occurred at his residence at Hammond’s Station on Friday last. Mr. Hammond was born in Luzerne, Warren County, N.Y., and at the time of his death was 55 years of age. He was a member of the Baptist Church.
1876 30-Mar D Hanmore, C. W. Died—C.W. Hanmore, who resided near the “Brooklyn” depot in Tioga Village, died on Wednesday. He was 71 years of age.
1876 24-Aug D Harmon, Beverly Died—In Memoriam - - The following preamble and resolutions were unanimously adopted by the Sunday School of the Methodist Episcopal Church, in this village last Sunday: Whereas, Our beloved associate, Beverly Harmon has been removed from us by death, after a few days illness (no date given)....Resolved, that we hereby extend our sympathy to the father, mother and sisters of our dear associate.
1876 13-Apr D Hill, Mrs. Garwood Died—In Sullivan Township, on the 12th of March, Mrs. Garwood Hill died. Her age was 65 years and 5 months.
1876 9-Mar M Hoaglin, Mr. James Married—At Addison, N.Y., Dec. 28th, 1875, by Rev. A.R. Olney, Mr. James Hoaglin to Miss Lillie Rowley of South Addison, N.Y.
1876 28-Nov D Houghton, Pharez Died—In Delmar, Nov. 2d, 1876, Pharez Houghton, of Paralysis, aged 69 years and six months.
1876 15-Jun D Hull, H. H.  Died—The death of H.H. Hull, Senior Editor and proprietor of the Steuben Courier, occurred at his residence in Bath, N.Y. on Thursday June 8th. Mr. Hull was born at Cortland, N.Y. and was about sixty years of age at the time of his death.
1876 2-Mar M Johnson, Miss Sarah A. Marriage—At the Baptist parsonage, Stony Fork, Feb. 23d, 1876, by Rev. J.A. Boyce, Mr. Chester L. Putman an
1876 6-Jan M Jones, Diana A. Married—On Thursday, Dec. 23d, in Charleston, by the Rev. Charles Breck, D.D., Thomas Lloyd Bowen, son of Joshua Bowen, Esq., and Diana A., daughter of the late Thomas E. Jones.
1876 21-Dec D Kelley, Dennis Died—An accident occurred at the Corning Glass Works, Friday, resulting in the death of Dennis Kelley, a glass cutter aged about 28 years.
1876 15-Jun D Kiff, Mr. Lyman Died—Mr. Lyman Kiff, one of the oldest men in the County and for a long time a resident of Covington Township, died last Tuesday night.
1876 28-Nov D Kimball, Cyntha Died—In Wellsboro, Nov., 13, at the residence of N.R. Kimball, Cyntha, wife of Daniel Kimball (deceased) aged 68 years and 7 months.
1876 3-Feb D Knox, Gen. John Jay Died—Gen. John Jay Knox of Knoxboro, N.Y. died on Monday last, aged 84 years. He was the father of ten children, all but one survive him of his sons Rev. Dr. Wm. E. Knox is pastor of the first Presbyterian Church, Elmira; Hon. Jay Knox, Comptroller of currency of the U.S. and Chas. E. Knox, professor of German Theological Seminary at Newark, N.J.
1876 3-Feb D Knox, Mrs. James Died—Mrs. James Knox, of Knoxville, Tioga County, mother of F.W. Knox, of this place was buried on Saturday. Mr. Knox left this place on Monday last, having received notice that she was failing fast, and only learned of her death and burial on his arrival at Westfield. (Potter Enterprise.)
1876 18-May D Larison, Mrs. Anna Died—In Mixtown, May 12th, 1876, Mrs. Anna Larison, aged 47 years.
1876 28-Nov D Leet, Mrs. Sally Died—In Middlebury, Nov. 2d, 1876, Mrs. Sally Leet, widow of the late Thomas Leet, in the 73d year of her age. She was a devoted wife and a fond mother.
1876 4-May D Lewis, Lewis Died—Lewis Lewis, was found dead in a barn in Blossburg a few days since. (Also see May 25, 1876)
1876 25-May D Lewis, Lewis Died—Lewis Lewis, of Blossburg, formerly a boss in Morris Run Mines was residing in Arnot with his family. He left home on Thursday the second of April for Bloss, and not returning home on Sunday his son Alfred went to find the cause of his absence and found him lying dead in his own barn, the funeral was held at his residence at Blossburg. The cause of death was probably a paralytic stroke as he came very near dying with that disease last summer. His family feels his loss deeply. He was 47 years of age.
1876 9-Nov D Lewis, Wm. Died—Wm. Lewis, Superintendent of Ransch Creek Colliery, was struck by a train of cars in the slope today and killed.
1876 17-Aug D Linsey, Mrs. James Died—Mrs. James Linsey of Lawrenceville, died Friday, August 4th, and was buried the following Sunday. She was quite aged.
1876 27-Apr N Losey, Mr. A Mr. Losey, of Pine Creek, is 104 years old. His wife is living and is only six years younger then her husband.
1876 22-Jun M Mastin, Miss Ida Married—In Westfield, Pa., June 18, 1876 by Rev. I. Everett, Mr. W.R. Francis, M.D., and Miss Ida Mastin, both of Westfield.
1876 22-Jun M Mathers, Mr. C. C. Married—On the 19th inst., by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. C.C. Mathers and Miss Mollie Bryden, daughter of Mr. James Bryden, both of Wellsboro. (Note-A separate news item gave the name of the groom as Chas. C. Mather)
1876 17-Aug D McAvoy. Dennia Died—Dennia McAvoy, aged eight years was killed at Chemung Street crossing Tuesday, by regular train three. His parents resided in Corning. His father was a trackman on this Division. (Enterprise.)
1876 27-Apr M McDaniel, Mr. C. B. Married—In Wellsboro, at the Bunnel House, April 24, 1876, by Rev. O.C. Hills, Mr. C.B. McDaniel and Miss Carrie L. Palmer, both of Delmar.
1876 2-Mar D McIlvaine, Rev. Chas. E. Died—Rev. Chas. E. McIlvaine, Rector of Church, Towanda, died recently. He was the only son, of the late Bishop McIlvaine, of Ohio.
1876 20-Apr M Merrick, Miss E. J. Married—At Canisteo, N.Y., by Rev. C.E. Millspaugh, April 2d, 1876, H.L. Smith, of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, to Miss E.J. Merrick of Pike Mills, Pa.
1876 15-Jun D Meyer, Jacob Died—The body of Jacob Meyer was found in the Chemung River recently, at the foot of Walnut Street in Elmira. He formerly worked for Philip Weyer. The deceased came from Buffalo some time since, but has no relatives in Elmira. He was a shoemaker by trade.
1876 9-Nov D Montford, John Died—John Montford was instantly killed by the falling of a roof in a coal mine at Pecksville on Wednesday.
1876 20-Jul D Morris, Dr. Anson Died—Dr. Anson Morris, of Binghampton, a retired physician, about 73 years old, drowned in the Susquehanna river, on Friday of last week.
1876 10-Aug M Morris, Miss Mary E. Married—At the Parsonage in Wellsboro July 3rd, 1876, by Rev. D.D. Buck, D.D., Mr. John Carson, of Cherry Flats, and Miss Mary E. Morris, of the same place.
1876 29-Jun M Moss, Roswell R. Married—Our legal friend Roswell R. Moss, of Elmira is progressive. He has recently joined the Masons or rather taken a Mason for a life partner. Mr. & Mrs. Moss will please accept our hearty congratulations.
1876 20-Jul D Murray, Ens. Died—Ens. Murray, of Troy Township, was run over and instantly killed on the night of July 4th, a short distance north of Troy Depot, by a passing coal train. He leaves a family.
1876 2-Nov M Niles, Lt. N. E Married—In London, England, on the 12th inst., at St. Pancross Church, Lieutenant N.E. Niles, U.S.N., to Miss Blanche, daughter of the late General Rousseau, U.S.A.
1876 15-Jun D Oldroyd, Henry Died—At his residence in Rutland, Tioga Co., Pa., June 4th, 1876, Henry Oldroyd, aged 62 years and 6 months.
1876 27-Apr M Palmer, Miss Carrie L. Married—In Wellsboro, at the Bunnel House, April 24, 1876, by Rev. O.C. Hills, Mr. C.B. McDaniel and Miss Carrie L. Palmer, both of Delmar.
1876 29-Jun M Patchen, Mr. Oliver Married—We note with pleasure the marriage of Miss Emma Suhr and Mr. Oliver Patchen which happy event occurred last evening. Rev. Mr. Calkins officiating.
1876 22-Jun M Preston, Mr. Lockwood Married—At the residence of the brides father in Nelson, Tioga Co., Pa., by the Rev. Paul Smith, Mr. Lockwood Preston, of Farmington, Tioga County, Pa., and Miss Sarah J. Baxter, of Nelson, Tioga County, Pa.
1876 2-Mar M Putman, Mr. Chester L. Marriage—At the Baptist parsonage, Stony Fork, Feb. 23d, 1876, by Rev. J.A. Boyce, Mr. Chester L. Putman and Miss Sarah A. Johnson, both of Delmar.
1876 7-Sep D Putnam, Mrs. Zilpha Died—Mrs. Zilpha Putnam, relict of Gen. Thomas Putnam, one of the early settlers of Covington, died in that village on the 24th ult., aged 77 years.
1876 21-Dec M Raab, Mr. George Married—On the 15th of Nov., 1876, at the house of Wm. Bliss, in Charleston, by Rev. J.F.Calkins, Mr. George Raab, of Delmar, and Miss Betsy Ann Griffin, of Charleston, Pa.
1876 25-May D Reynolds, Mrs. Horace Died—Mrs. Horace Reynolds died recently at Toseville.
1876 9-Mar D Richmond, William Died—William Richmond, aged 75 years, died recently at the residence of his brother Isaac, in Sullivan Township, he formerly resided in Hector, Schuyler County.
1876 2-Mar M Ripley, Mr. W. B. Marriage—At the residence of the bride’s mother, at Jobs Corners, Jackson, Tioga Co., Pa. Feb. 22d, 1876, by Rev. F. Purvis, Mr. W.B. Ripley of Lambs Creek to Miss P.L. Garrison.
1876 13-Apr M Robbins, Miss Carrie Married—On the 2d inst. Mr. Edgar Willson, of Rutland, was married to Miss Carrie Robbins, of Sullivan by Isaac Squires.
1876 9-Mar M Robbins, Mr. Amos E. Married—At the residence of Mr. S.E. Robbins, in Sullivan, Pa., March 4th, 1876, by S.S. Packard, Esq., Mr. Amos E. Robbins, of Sullivan, to Miss Minerva E. Rumsey, of Wellsboro.
1876 28-Dec D Robertson, Miss Maggie A. Died—In Delmar, Dec. 2d, 1876, Miss Maggie A. Robertson, of typhoid fever, eldest daughter of Thos. A. and Mary A. Robertson, in the 27th year of her age.
1876 28-Sep D Robinson, Eugene Hamilton Died—Eugene Hamilton Robinson died on Monday morning last. He was born in this village April 21st 1846, and was thirty years, five months and three days old at the time of his death. He was Cashier of the First National Bank. His father is John L. Robinson. (a long article.)
1876 5-Oct O Robinson, Eugene Hamilton Details of funeral of Eugene Hamilton Robinson which was held at the Episcopal Church.
1876 10-Feb D Robinson, Zalmon F. Died—Zalmon F. Robinson, an old and well known citizen of Harrison Valley, died on Jan. 31st.
1876 21-Sep D Root, Mary Died—In Wellsboro, Sept. 18th 1876, Mary, wife of Joseph A. Root, and daughter of Thos. A. and Helen V. Sloan.
1876 2-Nov M Rousseau, Miss Blanche Married—In London, England, on the 12th inst., at St. Pancross Church, Lieutenant N.E. Niles, U.S.N., to Miss Blanche, daughter of the late General Rousseau, U.S.A.
1876 9-Mar M Rowley, Miss Lillie Married—At Addison, N.Y., Dec. 28th, 1875, by Rev. A.R. Olney, Mr. James Hoaglin to Miss Lillie Rowley of South Addison, N.Y.
1876 9-Mar M Rumsey, Miss Minerva E. Married—At the residence of Mr. S.E. Robbins, in Sullivan, Pa., March 4th, 1876, by S.S. Packard, Esq., Mr. Amos E. Robbins, of Sullivan, to Miss Minerva E. Rumsey, of Wellsboro.
1876 10-Aug M Russel, Miss Laura A. Married—At the brides home in Delmar Aug. 2nd 1876, by Rev. D.D. Buck, D.D., Mr. Henry D. Gifford and Miss Laura A. Russel.
1876 6-Jan M Russell, Miss Angelica Married—At the residence of J.H. Mather in Lawrenceville, Pa., Dec. 31, 1875, by J.H. Mather, Esq., Mr. Jesse Doane to Miss Angelica Russell, both of Farmington, Pa.
1876 21-Dec M Saxbury, Mr. Eugene A. Married—At the Parkhurst House, in Wellsboro Dec. 11th, 1876, by Rev. O.C. Hills, Mr. Eugene A. Saxbury and Miss Rosa A. Couch, both of Tioga, Pa.
1876 14-Dec D Schafer, Charles Died—Charles Schafer aged 44 years, died in this village on Tuesday, Nov. 7th. He was proprietor of a lager beer brewery.
1876 27-Jan D Seeley, Mr. Wm. Died—Mr. Wm. Seeley, of Lawrenceville, died on the 5th inst. He was 76 years old.
1876 15-Jun D Sherwood, Miss Carrie Died—Death of Miss Carrie Sherwood, eldest daughter of Morgan Sherwood, Esq., occurred Sunday evening. The funeral will take place tomorrow.
1876 24-Feb D Shocky, Jacob Died—Jacob Shockey, one of the oldest residents of Elmira, died in that city last week. He had resided there since 1802.
1876 2-Mar D Simmons, Elwood Died—On Friday last, Elwood Simmons, aged twelve years, residing near Stony Fork, was endeavoring to draw a ramrod from the barrel of a gun while a companion held the breech, when it was accidentally discharged, resulting in the death of young Simmons.
1876 2-Mar D Simmons, Elwood Died—In Delmar, Feb. 25th, 1876, Elwood, son of Henry Simmons, aged 12 years.
1876 23-Mar M Simonds, Mr. John Married—At the residence of the brides parents in Ellisburg, Wednesday, March 15th, by Wm. Ellis, Esq., Mr. John Simonds, and Miss Ella Ellis, both of Ellisburg, Potter Co., Pa.
1876 17-Aug D Skinner, Mr. Edward L. Died—Mr. Edward L. Skinner, for many years a prominent business man of Elmira, died on Friday Aug. 4th.
1876 20-Apr M Smith, H. L. Married—At Canisteo, N.Y., by Rev. C.E. Millspaugh, April 2d, 1876, H.L. Smith, of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, to Miss E.J. Merrick of Pike Mills, Pa.
1876 2-Mar M Smith, Miss Julia C. Marriage—At the house of C.G. Smith, by Rev. John Van Kirk, Jan 27th, Mr. Joseph E. Tanner of Rutland and Miss Julie C. Smith of Sullivan, Pa.
1876 7-Dec M Smith, Miss Lydia L. Married—In Richmond, Pa., Nov. 29th by Rev. O.C. Hills, Mr. George E. Collins, of Charleston to Miss Lydia L. Smith, of Richmond.
1876 20-Jan M Smith, Mr. Alvarus Married—At the residence of the bride’s parents in Lindley, N.Y., Jan. 1, 1876, by Rev. Henry F. Hill, Mr. Alvarus Smith of Wellsboro, Pa., to Miss Sarah J. Cary, of Lindley, Steuben County, N.Y.
1876 13-Apr D Soper, Allen Died—Allen Soper, aged 76, was killed by the cars, at Ulster, Saturday morning. He has lived in the vicinity of Ulster for over half a centure.
1876 2-Mar M Southard, Mrs. Sadi R. Marriage—In St. Albans, Vt., Jan. 19th, at the Baptist Church, by Rev. J.H. Johnston, W.S. Garr, of Elmira, N.Y., and Mrs. Sadi R. Southard, of Wellsboro, Pa.
1876 25-May D Squires, Irene Died—Irene, wife of Hosea, Squires died on May 12th. Her age was 77 years and nine months.
1876 20-Jul M Starkweather, Mr. Elisha  Married—In Delmar, July 19th, by Rev. M. Yale, of Wellsboro, Mr. Elisha Starkweather to Miss A.R. Dimmick, of the former place.
1876 6-Apr M Stermer, Miss Maria M. Married—In Wellsboro, by Rev. J.F. Calkins on the 30th of March 1876, Mr. Edward Fisher and Miss Maria M. Stermer, both of Delmar.
1876 20-Apr D Stuart, Henrietta Died—In Delmar, of Consumption, April 17th, 1876, Henrietta, wife of Levi Stuart, aged 49 years.
1876 29-Jun M Suhr, Miss Emma Married—We note with pleasure the marriage of Miss Emma Suhr and Mr. Oliver Patchen which happy event occurred last evening. Rev. Mr. Calkins officiating.
1876 23-Mar D Suhr, Mr. John Died—Mr. John Suhr, an old and highly respected citizen of this boro, died of typhoid Fever, at his residence on Monday last, in the 53rd year of his age. Mr. Suhr was a native of Germany, and came to Wellsboro twenty-six years ago. He leaves a wife and eight children. Funeral was held yesterday.
1876 23-Mar D Suhr, Mr. John Died—In this village, on March 20th 1876, Mr. John Suhr, in the 53 year of his age.
1876 15-Jun D Sullivan, Maggie Died—In Wellsboro, June 9th, 1876, Maggie, only daughter of John and Annie Sullivan, aged 2 years.
1876 2-Mar M Tanner, Mr. Joseph E. Marriage—At the house of C.G. Smith, by Rev. John Van Kirk, Jan 27th, Mr. Joseph E. Tanner of Rutland and Miss Julie C. Smith of Sullivan, Pa.
1876 15-Jun D Tinkham, Florence Died—In Sylvania, May 22d, 1876, Florence, youngest daughter of Clark and Eliza Tinkham, aged 7 years and 6 months.
1876 30-Mar D Trimmer, Nancy A. Died—In Atchison, Kansas, March 24, 1876 Nancy A. wife of Joseph A. Trimmer & daughter of Albert A. Root, of Wellsboro, Pa., aged 31 yrs, 5 months, and 8 days.
1876 20-Jul D Trout, Col. John Died—Col. John Trout of Williamsport, born at Towanda in 1823, a hero of the Mexican War and a prominent man in many societies, died at his home week before last.
1876 17-Aug D Truman, Joseph Died—Joseph Truman, of Corning, formerly a trustee of that village, was drowned in the Susquehanna river near Ulster, Pa., on August 2nd.
1876 4-May D Tubbs, Mr. James Died—Mr. James Tubbs, long a resident of Lawrenceville, died last Saturday the funeral took place from his house on Monday.
1876 15-Jun B Van Gelder, Baby boy Birth—Mr. Charles Van Gelder, son of P.C. Van Gelder, formerly of the Agitator office who married Miss Clara Forsyth of this village is happy. ITS A BOY.
1876 21-Dec D Ward, Geo. W. Died—On Tuesday last Geo. W. Ward, while working on Geo. W. Starrow’s landing, on Pine Creek, near the mouth of Phoenix, was struck by a rolling log and injured to such an extent that death resulted in a few hours. The deceased was about twenty-five years of age, and not known to have any relatives in this vicinity.
1876 3-Feb M Webster Mr. Marcus T. Marriage—On Wednesday, Feb. 2d, 1876, at the house of the bride’s father, by the Rev. Charles Breck, D.D., Mr. Marcus T. Webster of Ellisburg, Potter County and Miss Mary E., daughter of Richard English, Esq., of Wellsboro.
1876 3-Feb D Whittaker, Mr. Peter Died—Mr. Peter Whittaker died on Saturday last, at an advanced age.
1876 30-Mar D Wilkey, Marietta Died—Lumbard - - At Elmira, Chemung, County, N.Y. on Saturday, March 25th, 1876, of consumption, Marrietta, oldest daughter of Capt. James A. Wilkey, aged 25 years and two months.
1876 13-Apr M Willson, Mr. Edgar Married—On the 2d inst. Mr. Edgar Willson, of Rutland, was married to Miss Carrie Robbins, of Sullivan by Isaac Squires.
1876 17-Aug D Witt, male child Died—Sunday morning, last week a little son of J.G. Witt, of corning, was drowned near the Fall Brook shops.
1876 25-May M Woodruff, Mr. Thomas L. Married—At the parsonage of the M E. Church on Wednesday, May 24, 1876, by Rev. D.D. Buck, D.D., Mr. Thomas L. Woodruff and Mrs. Catharine Bush, all of Wellsboro.
1876 2-Nov D Young, Theodore Died—Fatal accident-yesterday news was received here that Theodore a younger and only brother of Mr. Peter Young of the firm of C.B. Whited and Co., had been killed by the Erie cars near Rathbone, N.Y., where the deceased resided. He was living at home on the farm with his parents and the particulars of the sad affair have not reached us. Mr. Young, his parents and sisters will have the deep sympathy of this community in their bereavement. (see also Nov. 23, 1876)
1876 23-Nov D Young, Theodore Died—(From the New Century regarding the death of the brother of Peter Young) - - Theodore Young was killed on the 31st day of October, 1876, two miles east of Rathboneville by extra train No. 4 - - - he was 23 years old, son of William Young and grandson of Martin B. Young.

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