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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 1879

from Tioga County Newspaper Records Volume 2
Day/Month   Name Text
25 Mar M Tate, Will W. Wayne, NY., formerly Gaines, and Miss Francis L. Whitehead, Jersey Shore, m. Mar 9th, Bradford, NY., by Rev. L. D. Worth
19 Aug M Taylor, Miss Fanny K. dau of O. F., Blossburg and Leroy Moore, Troy, Pa., m. Jul 31st, Chicago, ILL
11 Feb D Taylor, Mrs. Louisa age 43, Mansfield, d. Jan 29th
7 Jan M Taylor, Thos. and Miss S. Jennie Hutchinson, Lawrenceville, m. at Lawrenceville Dec 25th by Rev. Wm. Hunt
9 Dec M Thomas, Miss Addie Liberty and Ellis Beck, Jackson, Lycoming Co., m. Liberty, Nov 27th by Rev. A. B. Miller
23 Dec M Thomas, Miss Alida Cherry Flats, and N. W. Green, E. Charleston, m. Nov 27th by Rev. M. S. Kymer
26 Aug M Thomas, Miss Jane Charleston and Frederick Norman, Arnot, m. Aug 26th, Wellsboro by Rev. N. L. Reynolds
17 Jun M Thomas, Miss Margaret Morris Run and Edwin Beechy, m. Jun 7th, Blossburg by Rev. F. Tilo
29 Jul D Thomas, Mr. Reese W. age 62, Blossburg, d. Jul 17th
5 Aug & 12 Aug M Thompson, Miss Henrietta Little Marsh and Walter W. Halkins, m. Jul 19th, Cowanesque Valley by Wm. Finkner, Esq
11 Nov D Thompson, Mrs. Jane Janesville, Wis., d. Oct 31st, age 70
6 May M Thornton, Miss Amy F. Arnot and Edgar Town, Blossburg, m. at Arnot, Apr 26th by Rev. C. H. Wright
4 Mar M Thurston, Miss Ida Middlebury and Chas. Carleton, m. Feb 25th, Tioga by Rev. Wm. Baldwin
25 Feb M Tinney, R. W. Wyalusing and Miss Emma McIntosh, Towanda, m. Feb 16th, Covington by Rev. Chas. H. Wright
6 May M Town, Edgar Blossburg and Miss Amy F. Thornton, Arnot, m. at Arnot, Apr 26th by Rev. C. H. Wright
29 Apr M Towner, Miss Jenie N. Middlebury and Peter W. Russell, Avoca, NY., m. brides res, Mar 24th by Rev. N. L. Reynolds
5 Aug M Traviss, Levi Charleston and Miss Francis S. Harris, Middlebury, m. Jul 27th, Mansfield by Rev. H. C. Moyer
1 Jul M Tremain, Orrin and Miss Clara Phillips, Westfield, m. at Westfield Jun 18th by Rev. O. N. Roberts
20 May M Tremaine, Lewis E. and Miss Ella Earnest, m. Apr 30th, Tioga Junction, by Rev. W. W. Hunt
19 Aug M Trowbridge, Miss Fannie A. Jackson Twp., and Elliot Shieve, Elmira, m. Aug 9th, Daggets Mills by E. C. Stillwell, Esq
16 Sep M Tubbbs, Miss Jennie Elkland and Jay Beard, m. Sep 7th Tioga by Elder Jolley
28 Oct M Tubbs, Chas., Esq and Miss Sylvia Bacon, Osceola, m. at res of brides mother, Oct 22nd by Rev. S. H. Moon
13 May M Updike, Miss Lida Jackson Summit, and Abel E. Sisson, m. Jackson Summit, May 4th by O. D. Bly, Esq
20 May D VanDusen, Walte age 86, Wellsboro, d. Apr 14th, came to Tioga Co, 1833 with wife and 10 children, into Woods 3 mi. south of Osceola, occupied small log house, no fire place and only 1 room.  Here he worked out for himself a good home, raised 11 children, 49 grand children, 27 great grandchildren, member of Baptist Church
27 May M VanNess, Wm and Miss Ida F. Benson, Rutland Twp., m. at Roseville May 7th by Rev. A. Rowley
23 Dec M VanWie, Jonas and Miss Ida Hold, Jasper, NY., m. Dec 14th, M. E. Parsonage, Knoxville by Rev. J. O. Jarman
22 Apr M Varner, Miss Kate Wellsboro and Wm. B. Coolidge, Charleston, m. Apr 15th, Shippen Twp., by John W. English, Esq
28 Oct D Vermilyea, Inez U. dau of C. E. and Mary E., age 7 yrs, 6 mos, Marshfield, d. Oct 1st, diptheria
21 Jan D Vincent, Frederick youngest child of John and Anna, age 1 yr, 2 mos, Tioga, d. Jan 12th, membrous Croup
1 Jul M Waddell, Wm.  and Miss Margaret Gardner Patterson, Arnot, m. Jun 23rd, Blossburg by Rev. F. K. Fowler
29 Jul D Waite, Mrs. Eleanor Chamberlain age 77, d. ar tes of her son in Chatham Twp., was b. Aug 17th 1802 to Joel Chamberlain, spring of 1822 came from Columbia Co., NY., to Otsego Co., NY, then to Tioga Co., Pa. where she has since res.  Husband d. 10 yrs ago, she has lived with son since mother of 9 children the eldest son in Dak. Ter. member of Presbyterian Church
26 Aug D Wakeman, James S. age 26, formerly of Wellsboro, d. Aug 11th, at Catlett, VA of suffocation by gas in a well
18 Feb M Walker, Thos. C. Dike Center, Pa., and Miss Edith V. Soper, m. res of brides parents, Columbia, Bradford Co., Feb 12th by Rev. M. Rockwell
18 Feb M Walters, Julia Oregon Hill, Lycoming Co., and Henry Campbell, Pine Creek, m. res of Mr. W. Gillispee by Rev. H. S. Lundy
25 Nov M Ward, Miss Esther E. Freemont, NY., and F. S. Reynolds, Troupsburg, NY., m. Nov 12th, Knoxville by Rev. Walter T. Mills
29 Jul M Warner, Dell Couldersport and Wm. E. Persing, Gaines, m. Jul 4th, Allegeny by Seth Conable, Esq
12 Aug M Warren, Mary and Wm. Mack, Nelson News
4 Mar D Warriner, Abel age 78 yrs, 19 das, d. at res of son J. N., Stoneyfork, Feb 19th
27 May M Warriner, Miss Carrie P. Delmar and Barton S. Munroe, m. in Delmar May 18th by Israel Stone, Esq
29 Apr M Warters, Thos. and Miss Carrie Lamb, Richmond Twp., m. Apr 21st, Mansfield by Rev. W. Beach
29 Apr D Waters, Augustus age 47, d. Apr 4th, Jackson, Typhoid
21 Jan D Waters, Mr. T. age 24 yrs, d. Jan 14th, Westfield
1 Jul M Waters, Wallace E. and Miss Carrie A. Peake, Delmar Twp., m. Jun 26th, Wellsboro by Rev. N. L. Reynolds
8 Jul M Watkins, Miss Ellen Rutland Twp., and Nathan Benson, Columbia, Bradford Co., m. Jul 3rd, Roseville by Rev. M. Rockwell
4 Mar M Watkins, Miss nancy E. Brookfield Twp., and James P. Seely, m. Feb 22nd, Austinburg by John G. Holmes, Esq
12 Aug M Webb, Verona V. Nelson, Pa. and Dr. S. W. Lincoln, m. at Mansfield by Rev. D. Meigs, Aug 2nd
13 May M Webster, Walter and Miss Hattie M. Woodruff, Morris, m. at Wellsboro, May 6th by Rev. N. L. Reynolds
15 Jul M Welch, Willie and Miss Jane E. Young, m. Jul 3rd, Blossburg by Rev. Chas. Wright
11 Mar D Welsh, Cora Cordelia wife of Geo. W., age 33 yrs, 11 mos, Lock Haven, d. Feb 26th, congestion of lungs
9 Sep D Welzter, Mrs. Mary Ann age 72 yrs, 6 mos, d. Aug 29th, Blossburg
12 Aug M Wentworth, Miss Clara dau of Rev. Dr. Wentworth, Wed. and Frank M. Allen, m. Mansfield by brides father, Aug 6th
16 Dec M Wesco, Miss Mary J. Rutland, Pa., and Ora A. Brace, Richmond Twp., m. Dec 7th, Roseville by Rev. M. Rockwell
29 Apr M West, Miss Alice Keeneyville and J. B. Conley, m. Keeneyville by C. J. Smith, Esq. Apr 12th
9 Dec M West, Philander, JR. and Miss Sarah I. French, Middlebury, m. Nov 23rd, Keeneyville by C. J. Smith, Esq
8 Apr M Weston, James and Miss Mary Lewis, Antrim, Pa., m. at the Parkhyrst House, Wellsboro, Mar 15th by Isaac M. Bodine, Esq
25 Feb D Wheeland, Mr. Geo. d. Feb 12th at old homestead in Liberty, age 73 yrs, 9 mos, 14 das, b. 1805 Williamsport, came to Tioga 1825
28 Oct M Wheeler, Miss Della Caton, NY., and Alfred Buchanan, m. Oct 19th, Jackson by O. D. Bly, Esq
28 Oct M Wheeler, Miss Ella Jackson Twp., and Wm. H. Andrews, m. Jackson Twp., Oct 15th by O. D. Bly, Esq
29 Apr M Wheeler, Miss Helen and Lyman Kelley, m. in Caton, NY by Rev. Stephen Tobey, Apr 12th
1 Apr M Whipple, Byron and Miss Emma Ridge, Covington, m. at Covington, Mar 18th by Rev. M. S. Blair
26 Aug B White  son to Mrs. Frank H. White, Wellsboro, Aug 15th at Curtis, NY
12 Aug M White, James B. and Miss Emma E. Wilhelm, Knoxville, m. res of brides, Aug 3rd by Rev. P. Reynolds
25 Mar M Whitehead, Miss Francis L. Jersey Shore and Will W. Tate, Wayne, NY., formerly Gaines, m. Mar 9th, Bradford, NY., by Rev. L. D. Worth
15 Jul M Whiting, Miss Teresa D. Sullivan Twp., and Harry H. Kingsbury, Covington, m. at Blossburg, Jul 4th by A. B. Freeman, Esq
25 Feb M Whittaker, James M. and Miss Ada M. Prentiss, Canoe Camp, m. Feb 13th, Mansfield by Rev. G. M. Righter
14 Oct M Whittemore, Miss Alice A. Aurora, NY., and Cchas. G. Person, m. at Blossburg Oct 8th by Rev. F. K. Fowler
25 Mar D Whittiker, Ari age 57, Richmond Twp., d. Mar 18th
11 Feb M Wilcox, Elery and Miss Helen Hall, Rutland Twp., m. at Roseville, Feb 2nd by Rev. M. Rockwell
12 Aug M Wilhelm, Miss Emma E. Knoxville and James B. White, m. res of brides, Aug 3rd by Rev. P. Reynolds
7 Jan D Wilkens, Lucy Ann wife of Alva G., age 47, d. Nov 18th, Morris Twp.
21 Jan M Willard, Miss Allie M. Wellsboro and Thos. W. Lloyd, Niles Valley, m. Jan 16th Wellsboro by Rev. N. L. Reynolds
16 Dec M Williams, Jacob and Miss Mary Gould, Roseville, m. Dec 9th by Rev. M. Rockwell
11 Nov M Williams, Miss Mary Covington and Eddie L. Howland, m. Oct 29th, Baptist Church, by Rev. Ross Ward, Covington
22 Apr M Williams, P. F. and Miss Mary E. Jenkins, Elk Twp., m. res of Mr. Gillespie, Gaines, Apr 12th by Rev. W. Root
10 Jun D Williamson, Mrs. Robert Arnot, d. May 31st
4 Mar M Wilson, Emma Josephine dau of late Barthold Wilson, Esq. and John Otto Dalbury, Antrim, Pa., m. rectory St. Pauls Church, Wellsboro, May 1st by Rev. Chas. Breck, D.D.
3 Jun D Wilson, Matilda age 29, Morris Run, d. May 10th 0r 19th, wife of W. Wilson from NYC
13 May D Wilson, Mrs. Geo. age 46, Mansfield, d. May 4th
2 Dec D Winfield, Gertie adopted dau of W. X. and Mary Rowland, age 7 yrs, Mansfield, d. Nov 20th
17 Jun M Withey, Oscar and Miss Margaret Gilbert, Antrim, Pa. m. at Parkhurst House, Wellsboro, Jun 12th by A. S. Brewster, Esq
6 May M Wombough, R. H. Hornellsville, NY and Miss Eve M. Caldwell, Blossburg, m. Blossburg Apr 29th by Rev. Chas. H. Wright
9 Sep D Wood, Leiaora dau of L. C. and C. E. Wood, age 2 yrs, 4 mos, 8 das, Elkland, d. Sep 2nd
20 May D Wood, Mrs. Phebe Springfield, Dak., d. May 3rd, age 80, formerly of Cowanesque Valley
26 Aug M Wood, Mrs. Suranna Tioga, and Benj. J. Mann, m. Tioga Aug 18th by Rev. Graves
30 Dec M Woodhouse, Frank and Miss Irene Gamble, Lycoming Co., m. Dec 24th, Morris by John Haggerty, Esq
24 Jun M Woodhouse, John B. and Miss Ella Seely, Jackson Twp., m. in Jackson Twp., Jun 18th by Rev. H. B. Troxel
13 May M Woodruff, Miss Hattie M. Morris and Walter Webster, m. at Wellsboro, May 6th by Rev. N. L. Reynolds
21 Oct M Wooster, Mary E. and Walter T. Mills, m. on Thurs. Addison, NY., Oct 20th by Rev. S. D. Merrick
8 Jul M Works, Chas.  Troupsburg, NY., and Miss Eva L. Bowen, Knoxville, m. at Knoxville, Jul 3nd by Rev. P. Reynolds
16 Dec M Wright, Miss Jane Blossburg, and James Pinkerton, m. Dec 2nd by Rev. John Daisley
4 Mar M Wright, Wm. Henry and Catherine Smith, Richmond Twp., m. at Mansfield, Feb 25th by Wm. Adams, Esq
17 Jun D Wygant, Frankie F. infant son of Charles and Adaline, Cherry Flats, d. May 3rd, age 3 mos, 3 wks, 2 das.
15 Jul M Young, Miss Jane E. and Willie Welch, m. Jul 3rd, Blossburg by Rev. Chas. Wright
16 Sep M Young, Miss Lillie Sullivan and Reubin Squires, Rutland Twp., m. in Sullivan, Sep 7th by Isaac Squires, Esq
11 Feb     Discharged from Soldiers Orphans School, located Mansfield, because they are 16 on date given, home addrersses and character referencew will be furnished upon request from Vince Pratt, Prin. Lucy Q. Carpenter, 24 Feb; Saberne A. Catline, 18 Jan; Flora Prentiss, 5 Aug; Iceland Tillotson, 6 May; Geo. E. Vangelder, 4 Apr; Arthur Matterson, 2 Jul, Lucretia V. Riebson, 28 Sep; Frederick Freeborn 28 Sep; Wm. F. Baldwin 18 Dec; Stephen E. Chamberlin, 27 Feb; Eugene D. Mumford, 16 Dec; Robert A. Fethergill, 15 Feb; Geo. W. Pearsons, 10 Feb; Levi A. Lester, 16 Feb; John Vargeson, 25 Jul; Nellie S. Tubbs, 17 Apr; Eliza Thompson, 14 Dec; Wm. Thompson, 25 May; Mary H. Doebler, 4 Jan; Tracy A. DeHaas, 17 May; Ida M. Rice, 9 Feb; John H. Lyons, 11 May; Emerson C. Higgens, 18 Apr; Rosa L. Adams, 6 Apr; Bethany Wilcox, 27 Sep; Delphine Franch, 3 Apr; Charles Lockwood, 28 Mar; Mary L. Hall, 21 Nov; Viola E. Daily, 30 Jun; Chas. D. Custer, 25 Sep; Ira L. Wright, 7 Apr; Geo Campbell, 26 Apr; Ellen Foster, 20 Jun; Annie E. Pier
25 Mar     notes on Geology of Tioga Co.
1 Apr     report on Tioga Schools by Miss Sarah J. Lewis
8 Apr     The Enchanted Pot of Gold: a story of Brookfield, Mar 18th 1879, The highway known here as the Calf. Road is a very busy one, as on it are located a feed mill, 2 shingle mills, and a steam mill. 1849 when the area was mostly woods an old man by name of John D. Richardson moved into the neighborhood, he was a poor man, but built a mill, a dam to hold water for power and a business, but not satisfield he thought he would look for minerals in the hills. In his search he claimed he found gold and showed to his neighbors and kept talking about his find until one night an old lady had a vision. She dreamed that in a certain hill at a certain spot there was a pot o money. The woman, her husband and 2 other men went out one morning to get the gold. She told them as they dug they must not talk or utter a sound or the treasure would slip away. After digging 3 days the man using the pick struck the pot that held the money, so great was their joy that one yelled, there we've found it and the kettle of gold moved a
17 Jun     good write up of Geology of Railroads and Canals in Tioga Co., Andrew Sherwood
24 Jun     History of the Bingham and Kane Herold - Titisville Hearold by Mr. R. H. Sargeant mentions Robert Morris and Wm. Bingham
29 Jul     Tioga county People living in Dussel, Meeker Co., Minn: A. H. Torpy, A. F. Hines, J. N. Warriner
26 Aug     History of Mansfield 1855 by Frank Root, Topeka, Kan
2 Sep     About Antrim
9 Sep     Recollections of Wellsboro 1846, Chas. Fenn, Dov., Del.
23 Sep     Austin Nev. Named for Aaron Austin, son of Alvin of Mainsburg, the 1st Settler to break ground in that region, 30 yrs ago while prospecting for gold, he now lives in Calif.
30 Sep     The Cedar Run Tannery one of the largest
25 Nov     Blossburg known as Peters Camp, see Tioga Pioneer, Jan 7th 1826 pub.
30 Dec     Recollections of early life in Wells, by Josiah Emery, Peter Dickenson, bro. Sam, John L. Robinson came to Wellsboro

Published on Tri-Counties Site on 2/5/2007
By Joyce M. Tice