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From Newspaper Records from Tioga County PA Multiple Volumes, Abstracted by Ruth Wetherbee, Julia Wetherbee, Rhoda ENGLISH Ladd, William A. Ladd. Also additional submissions sent in by Tri Counties Web Site Volunteers

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.

Wellsboro Agitator 1878

from Tioga County Newspaper Records Volume 2
Day/Month   Name Text
14 May D Taylor, Lydia dau of R. H. and L. S., age 5 yrs, 3 mos, 9 das, Little Marsh, d. May 3rd, Membraneous croup
4 Jun M Thiele, Hugo and Laura Draper, Elkland, m. Elkland, May 19th by J. H. Hiebers, Esq.
23 Jul M Thomas, Edward G. and Anna M. Whitaker, Richmond Twp., m. Jul 3rd Mansfield by Rev. G. D. Meigs
17 Sep M Thomas, Miss Emma West Liberty and Oscar Comstock, Nauvoo, m. in Blossburg Sep 19th by Rev. C. H. Wright
29 Oct D Thomas, Willie son of Dr. C., age 6 yrs, Tioga, d. Oct 9th
13 Aug D Thrope, Mrs. Mary Ann Wlllsboro d. Atu 7th, age 84
24 Sep D Tieperman, Byon Eagen & Bertie Austin twin children of Henry and Nancy Tieperman, age 4 mo, d. Sep 18th
26 Nov M Tomes, Miss Amelia Jersey Mills, Lycoming Co., and Perkins Campbell, m. Nov 12th, Wellsboro by Rev. N. L. Reynolds
12 Nov M Topolski, Andrew and Miss Johannah Detner, Blossburg m. Blossburg Nov 3rd by Rev. Father Spreysxynski
8 Oct M Townsend, L. S., M.D. and Mrs. Alma F. Moon, Covington, m. at Covington, Oct 2nd by Rev. Ross Ward
23 Jul M Tremain, Miss Mary E. Tioga Junction and Erwin Grant, Derrick City, m. Tioga Juction Jul 11th by Rev. L. D. Ayers
16 Jul M Tremaine, Sam Westfield and Miss Eva Hunt, Deerfield Twp., m. Jul 4th, hotel of S. B. Lovelace, Knoxville, by J. E. White Esq
13 Aug D Truax infant child of Wm., and Maggie Truax, d. Aug 4th, Tioga
8 Oct M Trull, Wm. R. and Miss Belle Swope, Wellsboro, m. in Wellsboro, Oct 2nd by Rev. N. L. Reynolds
31 Dec D Tubbs, Mr. Hiram age 76, d. Oct 12th, near Austin Mower Co, Minn, both Mr. and Mrs Tubbs were formerly res of Westfield
10 Dec M Updike, Llewellyn and Miss Hettie Faulkner of Richmond Twp., m. Nov 19th, Richmond, by Rev. W. Beach
16 Jul M VanDusen, Gertrude Farmington Twp., and Marion A. Croft, m. Jul 3rd, Elmira, by Rev. W. T. Henry
10 Dec M VanHorn, Chas. S. and Miss Kittie A. Bridges, m. res of brides parents, Troy, Kan, Nov 25th by Rev. J. A. Amos, they left immediately for IO where they will make their home
16 Apr M VanNess, Miss Ettie E. Sabinsville and Adelbert H. Roberts, m. at Elkland Apr 7th by Rev. Chas. Weeks
9 Apr M Voorhees, Miss Rose youngest dau of John, Esq. and John Mills, Principal of Mansfield Grade School, m. Richmond Mar 28th by Rev. J. A. Drake
12 Feb M Vorhees, Fred A. Richmond Twp., and Myra A. Cook, Bath, NY., m. Feb 1st by Rev. G. D. Meigs
12 Mar M Walker, Benjamin T. and Miss Della Beste, Charleston, m. Mar 7th, Wellsboro by Rev. N. L. Reynolds
23 Apr M Walker, Edgar A. and Miss Mary E. Willard, Delmar Twp., m. Apr 21st Wellsboro by Rev. J. F. Calkins
13 Aug D Walker, Libbie dau of Warren, age 9 yrs, Chatham Twp., diphtheria, d. Jul 29th
20 Aug D Walker, Libby dau of W. T. Walker, Chatham, agge 9 yrs, 1 mo, 3 das.
30 Jul M Walker, Robert and Miss Agnes Grant, Arnot, m. Arnot, Jul 25th by Rev. I. R. Spencer
16 Jul M Walton, Nelson Deerfield Twp., and Miss Ella V. Hunt, m. res of Miss C. Inscho, Jul 29th by J. E. White, Esq. She from Woodhull, NY
19 Nov D Warren, Dora dau of Elijzh and Elizabeth, age 4 yrs, 1 mo, 26 das, Charleston, d. Nov 9th, diptheria
23 Apr D Warren, Hiram age 78 Charleston, d. Apr 16th
8 Jan M Warren, Jasper C. and Miss Florence A. Pope, Chatham Twp., m. res of brides parents, Dec 24th by Rev. D. A. Pope
12 Nov M Watkins, Miss Belle Covington Twp., and David Ames, m. Oct 27th Wellsboro by A. S. Brewster, Esq.
18 Jun M Watkins, Miss Mary Delmar Twp., and Gilbert Moshier, m. May 31st, Mansfield by Rev. G. M. Righter
12 Mar M Weatherbee, Walter Delmar Twp., and Miss Mary Elvira Hart, Morris, m. Mar 6th, Wellsboro by Rev. N. L. Reynolds
16 Jul M Webb, Geo. W. Smithville, Chen. Co., NY., and Miss Ida A. Wilson, Charleston, m. Baptist Parsonage, Stoneyfork, by Rev. J. Boyce
2 Jul M Webb, Miss Eva C. Knoxville and Chas. M. Woodbury, Brookfield, Pa., m. M. E. Parsonage, East Charleston, jun 17th by Rev. J. V. Lowell
22 Jan M Webb, Miss Gertie E. Elkland and Thos. F. Hotchkiss, Mansfield, m. res of J. Fillman, Elkland, Dec 20th, by Rev. H. C. Moyer
26 Feb D Webb, Orson Delmar Twp., d. last week Monday, age 78 yrs., b. Mass, lived until he reached middle age in Chenango Co., NY., 1843 moved to Delmar, m. nearly 55 yrs ago Caroline Bartles who survives
15 Oct D Webster, Geo. H. son of Geo. A. and nancy Webster, age 4 yrs, 2 mos, 7 das, Wellsboro, D. Oct 3rd
17 Sep D Webster, Mrs. Ben d. Sep 1st Beelwart,Canada, where she had res at intervals with her children for past 13 years, formerly of Niles Valley
10 Dec Webster, Mrs. Wm age 40, Middlebury Twp., d. Dec 1st
8 Oct M Wedge, Miss Laura Middlebury and Arthur M. Keeney, m. Oct 3rd, Wellsboro by Rev. N. L. Reynolds
24 Dec M Welch, Bert Mansfield and Miss Nellie E. Fletcher, Sullivan Twp., m. Dec 18th, Mainsburg by Rev. Ross Ward
29 Jan D Wells, Eddie age 7 yrs, 15 das, Richmond Twp., d. Jan 17th, diptheria, oldest son of John and Sarah
12 Feb D Wells, Leon son of John and Sarah, Richmond Twp.
19 Nov M Werline, Isaac B., Jr. and Miss Maggie A. Hitting, Liberty, Pa., m. at Williamsport, Nov 6th by Rev. A. B. Miller
6 Aug M West, Miss Hannah M. Delmar Twp., and Marshall S. Ogden, m. Jul 28th, Wellsboro by Rev. O. C. Hills
10 Sep M Wetmore, Jennie H. Wellsboro and Albert L. Partridge, East Charleston, m. Baptist Parsonage, Catlin Hollow, Sep 1st by Rev. DeWitt T. VanDoren
30 Apr M Wheaton, Elmer H. Farmington Twp. And Miss Eva J. Bowen, Chatham Twp., m. res of brides parents, Apr 14th by Rev. H. C. Moyer
23 Apr M Wheaton, James N. Hector, Pa. and Miss Mina J. Strawn, Chatham Twp., m. Chatham Twp., Apr 14th by Rev. S. Butler
23 Apr M Wheaton, S. B. Farmington and Miss Laura A. Allin, Troupsburg, NY., m. in Chatham Twp., Apr 14th by Rev. S. Butler
23 Jul M Whitaker, Anna M. Richmond Twp., and Edward G. Thomas, m Jul 3rd, Mansfield by Rev. G. D. Meigs
5 Nov B White dau to wife of James L. White, Wellsboro, Oct 25th
2 Jul M White, John C. and Miss Laura N. Knox, Deerfield Twp., my Deerfield Twp., by Rev. P. Reynolds
20 Aug D White, Joseph age 72, Nelson, d. Aug 6th
31 Dec M White, Miss Hellia A. Holidaytown, and Walter b. Mitchell, m. Nov 1878, Lindley, NY by Rev. L. D. Ayers
22 Oct M White, Miss Ida E. Wellsville, NY., and Jas. M. Rathbun, Wellsboro, m. in Wellsville, NY., Oct 17th by Rev. Sheldon
8 Oct M White, Miss Lillie Wellsboro and Wm. A. Stone, Esq., m.
26 Mar M White, Mrs. Betsy A., Esq Clymer Twp., and Andrew Frazier m. Mar 19th, Westfield by Miles White, Esq
12 Feb D Whitehouse, Mrs. Ann age 41 yrs, 5 mos, Fall Brook, d. Feb 6th
1 Jan M Whittaker, Miss Alice A. Richmond Twp., and Elias Baity, Sullivan Twp., m. Dec 27th, Wellsboro at M. E. Parsonage, by Rev. Beck
19 Nov D Wilber (Beach)?, Pearl only son of John W. and Viola Beach, age 2 mos, 1 da, Mansfield, d. Oct 3rd
9 Apr D Wilcox, Asenath late wife of Job Wilcox, age 74, Delmar, d. Mar 31st, pneumonia
8 Oct D Wilcox, Mary E. youngest dau of Geo. And Cynthia Wilcox, age 3 yrs, 8 mos, 29 das, Jackson Twp., d. Sep 18th, croup, diptheria
25 Jun M Wilcox, Miss Flora McIntyre, Pa., and Frank Kagle, m. Jun 17th, M. E. Parsonage, Liberty by Rev. H. S. Lundy
15 Oct M Wilcox, Miss May Woodhull, NY and Geo. F. Hepworht, South Addison, NY., m. Oct 6th by W. B. Mead, Esq
2 Jul M Wilhelm, John and Mrs. Jane Knapp, Addison, NY, m. Addison, NY, Jun 21st by Rev. P. Reynolds
26 Nov M Willard, Alfred Charleston and Miss Irene Hart, Wellsboro, m. Wellsboro Nov 24th by Rev. O. C. Hills
11 Jun M Willard, Edgar W. Charleston and Miss Anna M. Breebaker, niece of Mrs. Chas. Eberenz, m. Delmar Baptist Church Stoneyfork, Sat., Jun 1st by Rev. James Boyce
23 Apr M Willard, Miss Mary E. Delmar Twp., and Edgar A. Walker, m. Apr 21st Wellsboro by Rev. J. F. Calkins
16 Jul M Williammee, Orson Morris Twp., and Miss Hattie A. Scarbouough, Pine Twp., Lyc. Co., Pa, m. Jul 4th Nauvoo by John Haggerty, Esq
2 Jul M Williams, Daniel S. and Miss Rosina Jenkins, m. res of brides parents, Antrim, m. Jun 26th by Johnthan Miles Jones, Minister
1 Oct M Williams, Thomas J. and Miss May A. Green, Blossburg, m. Blossburg, Sep 22nd by Rev. C. H. Wright
10 Dec M Williamson, Alexander and Miss Mary Hunter, m. Nov 29th, Arnot by Rev. J. D. Rockwell
16 Jul M Williamson, James W. and Miss Isabella Wilson, Arnot, m. Arnot Jul 3rd by Rev. John D. Rockwell
19 Nov M Willson, Frank Rutland Twp., and Miss L. Seemans, East Charleston, m. Oct 20th, Roseville, by Rev. M. Rockwell
10 Dec M Wilson, C. C. andMiss Verona Foulkrod, Liberty, m. in Liberty Dec 4th by Rev. A. B. Miller
27 Aug M Wilson, Miss Augusta Mansfield and Ellis G. Wright, m. Mansfield, Aug 14th by Rev. Wesley Cochran
16 Jul M Wilson, Miss Ida A. Charleston and Geo. W. Webb, Smithville, Chen. Co., NY., m. Baptist Parsonage, Stoneyfork, by Rev. J. Boyce
16 Jul M Wilson, Miss Isabella Arnot, and James W. Williamson, m. Arnot Jul 3rd by Rev. John D. Rockwell
15 Jan M Wilson, R. F. and Mrs. S. A. Phelps, Mansfield, m. at Mansfield Dec 24th by Rev. H. Vosburgh
2 Apr M Winters, Miss Adelia Clymer Twp., and Geo. B. Hubbard, Rutland Twp., m. Mar 25th Tioga by W. T. Urell, Esq
3 Sep M Wolcott, Miss Emma W. of Sullivan Twp., and Richard F. Ashley, m. Blossburg, Aug 26th by Rev. I. R. Spencer
4 Jun D Wood, Daniel age 60, Tioga Twp., d. May 26th
22 Oct M Wood, Fanny J. Charleston and Albert B. Campbell, m. Oct 13th, Catlin Hollow by Rev. DeWitt L. VanDoren
2 Jul M Woodbury, Chas. M. Brookfield, Pa., and Miss Eva C. Webb, Knoxville, m. M. E. Parsonage, East Charleston, Jun 17th by Rev. J. V. Lowell
14 May M Woods, Miss Emma Sylvania, and Horace Johns, Roseville, m. in Troy Apr 24th by Rev. S. L. Conde
27 Aug M Wright, Ellis G. and Miss Augusta Wilson, Mansfield, m. at Mansfield, Aug 14th by Rev. Wesley Cochran
5 Feb D Youmans, Wallace son of John and Lizzie, age 10 mos, Richmond, d. Jan 21st, diptheria
15 Jan M Young, Miss Maggie Farmington and S. F. Eaton, Nelson, Pa., m. at Lawrenceville, Dec 22nd by Rev. Paul Smith
26 Mar M Youngs, Miss Amelia Hector, Pa., and Isaac James, m. at Westfield, Mar 15th by Miles White Esq
11 Jun M Zimmer, Elisha B. and Josie E. Martin, Cherry Flats, m. May 29th, Tioga by Rev. Geo. D. Meigs
22 Jan     Keystone Telegraph Co. Completion of line from Addison to Westfield by G. W. Remson, M.D.
5 Feb     Traveling from Dresden, NY to Antrim reminescences by Rev. N. A. DePew and Lady
12 Feb     The first telegraph, Liberty, by H. I. Fick
5 Mar     History and comments on St. Pauls Church in Wellsboro
26 Mar     History of Common Schools by Miss Sarah J. Lewis
14 May     application for charter notice is hereby given that Wm. F. Campbell, E. M. Johnson, D. Thompson, Nathan Austin, Geo. English, and others will apply to the court of common pleas, or to a law judge, there of, praying to be incorported under the style and title of the Farmers Agricultural Society of Tioga Co.  Said company is organized to sustain and promote improved methods of agriculture, stock raising, domestic manufactures, arts, etc/
21 May     The Farmers Agricultural Society will meet at the office of J. W. Mathers, Esq. in this village next Sat. P. M. Business of importance is to be transacted at that time and every man interested should be present if possible
28 May     There was a good attendance of farmers at the meeting of the Farmers Agricultural Society at the office of J. W. Mathers, Esq.  A general discussion of the meeting took place and much interest was manifested in the new organization.  W. B. Campbell, Newell Campbell, Chas. Eberenz, Geo. English, E. M. Johnson, H. H. Nickerson, W. P. Shumway, were elected Managers and the executive officers were - Pres: W. Campbell, Vice Pres: Jeremiah Klock, Secr: J. W. Mather, Treas: Walter Sherwood, they adjoined to meet same place, Jun 8th
21 May     a trip to Bradford Co. Scenes along the overland route, May 9th include sights and a little history
23 Jul     Story of Camping Out
30 Jul     The Common Schools
20 Aug     Taxes in 1878
Some 1878 Newspaper ads

The Medical ?????  of Glenn’s Sulphur Soap in the warm bath has been ?? frequently and inadvertently demonstrated in several cases of rheumatism, gout, ???ralgia, and all ???????? of ????????? diseases, that the public looks to it with confidence for relief in their diseases and decline ?? ????? to other pharmaceutical agencies for remedial aid.  ?????? are, therefore, lasting in their supply and of Glenn’s Sulphur Soap for the bathing season.  Chittenson’s 7 Sixth avenue.  New York.  Sold by Dr. ???????.
H. ????? and W. Blaker Dye, Black or Brown, 60c

A writer in one of our standard medical journals says: “I was cured of cropey in the mouth by using Henry’s Remedy.”  All diseases of the kidneys, bladder and urinary organs, are cured by Henry’s Remedy.
Clarke’s Tooth Ache Drops cure instantly.

“German Syrup.”  No other medicine in the world has ever given such a ???? of its curative qualities as ??????’s German Syrup.  Two million ???? hundred thousand small bottles of the medicine were distributed free of charge by druggists in this country to those afflicted with consumption, asthma, croup, severe coughs, pneumonia, and other diseases of the throat and lungs.  Druggists in every town and village in the United States are recommending it to their customers.  Regular size, 75 cents.  Oct. 22-rot.

It is a decided fact that Hamilton’s Cough Bal-am is the most effectual medicine ever offered for the lungs.  A certain cure for consumption, decline, bronchitis, wstling of the ????, night sweats, spitting of blood, whooping cough, difficulty of breathing, enids,  coughs, ????mination, pain in the sides, and all disease of the throat, chest and lungs.  Relief guaranteed or money refunded.  Three doses of Hamilton’s Cough Ba??? will produce wonderful effects.  Sample bottle, 25 cetns.  Large bottles, 75 cents.  No cure, no pay.  For sale by J. S. Cole? & Co., A. O. Spakling & Son, and M. L. Bacon.  Wellsboro.—Jan 3, rot.

Distemper in horses can be prevented by using Foutz’s Horse and Cattle Powders before the disease reaches your stable.

Business for Sale.—An old established business for sale.  ????? small and nearly new.  Location first-class.  Rent low.  Small capital needed to carry it on successfully.  Can be made a good paying business entirely free from risk.  Address P. O. Drawer 5d, Corning, N. Y.—Feb. 12, 1876-tf.

This is not a Humorous Item, but rather a matter of the most serious concern, and without doubt of very general interest.  Hitch’s Universal Cough Syrup is offered to the public for the cure of coughs, colds, croup, hoarsecheek, and for the ache relief of whooping cough, arthritis, and bronchitis.  It is warranted in every case.  The dealer where you may be in the habit of purchasing medicines probably has it for sale.  Ask him about it.  He may know of a case similar to yours, for which it has been used.  Hundreds of thousands of samples have been gratuitously distributed, to satisfy people of its merits.  It has the most obviable   reputation, as the safest, the most effectual, and the cheapest medicine to be obtained. A few doses generally relieve.  Sold, regular size and 10 cent samples by M. L. Bacon Wellsboro.—Xer.

Published on Tri-Counties Site on 2/3/2007
By Joyce M. Tice