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Chemung County Newspaper Abstracts Elmira Gazette 1855
From Marriages and Deaths Elmira Republican, Elmira Gazette, Elmira NY Abstracted by Isabell Rydel and retyped by Ruth Bryan
Newspaper Date Name   Notice
Elmira Gazette 1855 12-Apr Adams, James M on the 4th inst., by H. Potter, Esq., Mr. James Adams to Miss Frances Butler, both of this village.
Elmira Gazette  1855 05-Apr Allen, Charlotte M in Veteran on the 27th ult., by Rev. M. Huggins, Mr. J.W. Howard of Millport, to Miss Charlotte Allen, only daughter of the late Caleb Allen, Esq.
Elmira Gazette 1855 19-Apr Allen, Henry M. M in this village at the residence of Mr. Socrates Ayres, by the Rev. D.D. Buck, Prof. Henry M. Allen to Miss Lucretia Ayres, both of this village. In company of the above notice came a "Yellow Jacket" looking as bright and happy as did the donors on the morning nuptials. May they never be without plenty of them in the locker to provide for all the responsibilities that may fall at their feet.
Elmira Gazette 1855 19-Apr Ayres, Lucretia M in this village at the residence of Mr. Socrates Ayres, by the Rev. D.D. Buck, Prof. Henry M. Allen to Miss Lucretia Ayres, both of this village. In company of the above notice came a "Yellow Jacket" looking as bright and happy as did the donors on the morning nuptuals. May they never be without plenty of them in the locker to provide for all the responsibilities that may fall at their feet.
Elmira Gazette 1855 18-Jan Bailey, Newell M on Tuesday, the 16th inst., by Rev. C.N. Chandler, Mr. Newell Bailey to Miss S. Augustea Pierce, all of this place.
Elmira Gazette 1855 10-May Bechtol, Rebecca D in this village on the 7th inst., Mrs. Rebecca, widow of John Bechtol, aged 52 years, 10 months and 7 days. She was the daughter of Mr. William Miller, deceased, one of the earliest settlers of Big Flats.
Elmira Gazette 1855 12-Apr Beckwith, Griffin M on Wednesday, the 29th ult., by the Rev. S.M. Broakman, Mr. Griffin Beckwith of Tioga, Pa., to Miss Margaret A. Cushion of Dix, Schuyler Co.
Elmira Gazette  1855 22-Mar Beers, Elizabeth D in the town of Catlin on Saturday, the 10th inst., Elizabeth, daughter of Col. John N. & Bridget Beers, aged 14 years, 2 months and 4 days.
Elmira Gazette 1855 01-Mar Bennett, Hannah F. D in Wilkesbarre on Monday morning, February 5th, Mrs. Hannah F. Bennett, wife of Hon. Ziba Bennett, and eldest daughter of Mr. Joseph Slocum, aged 52 years, 9 months & 19 days.
Elmira Gazette 1855 12-Apr Blye, Angeline D in this village on the 6th ult., Angeline, wife of Norman Blye, aged 33 years.
Elmira Gazette 1855 10-May Bogardus, John D. M in Horseheads on the 24th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Fellows, John D. Bogardus, to Miss Eleanor Holmes, all of Horseheads.
Elmira Gazette  1855 22-Mar Breck, John W. D in this village on Sunday morning last after a short illness, Mr. John W. Breck, aged 30 years. He endeared himself to those who knew him by his generous and noble qualities. He leaves a wife and child to mourn the loss of a kind and indulgent husband and father. His remains were taken on Tuesday morning to Vienna for interment.
Elmira Gazette 1855 18-Jan Breese, Mary E. M on the 27th ult., by Rev. C.C. Carr, Mr. Ebenezer Warner of Vanettenville to Miss Mary E. Breese of Horseheads.
Elmira Gazette 1855 11-Jan Breese, Myron H. M on the 10th inst., by the Rev. M. Murdock, Mr Myron H. Breese to Miss Sarah Jane David, both of Breeseport.
Elmira Gazette  1855 22-Mar Brooks, Josiah D in North Chemung on the last of February, Mr. Josiah Brooks, aged about 66 years. He was one of the first settlers of that part of the town, having lived there when the county was new. He ever bore the character of a good neighbor and an honest man.
Elmira Gazette 1855 01-Mar Brown, Carrie L. M in this village on Thursday morning, the 22nd, by Rev. Dr. Murdock, E.F. Harris to Carrie L. Brown, all of this village.
Elmira Gazette  1855 22-Mar Brownell, Fanny M in this village on the 12th inst., by the Rev. C.N. Chandler, Mr. Thomas Tennent, to Miss Fanny Brownell.
Elmira Gazette 1855 08-Mar Bryant, J.S. M in Havana, on the 1st inst., by the Rev. A.G. Laman, Mr. J.S. Bryant of Sweden, Monroe Co., N.Y., to Miss Frances Marion Henry, of Havana.
Elmira Gazette 1855 01-Mar Burch, Mary M on Thursday, February 22nd, by the Rev. C.C. Carr of Horseheads, Miss Mary, daughter of John Burch, Esq., of Pine Valley, and Mr. Wm. I. Young, of the firm of Clark, Thompson & Young, New York.
Elmira Gazette 1855 12-Apr Butler, Frances M on the 4th inst., by H. Potter, Esq., Mr. James Adams to Miss Frances Butler, both of this village.
Elmira Gazette 1855 11-Jan Cahill, A.A. M on the 9th inst., by the Rev. M. Murdock, Mr. A.A. Cahill of Greene, Pa., to Miss Mary Janes Mapes of Elmira.
Elmira Gazette 1855 12-Apr Carpenter, George M in Catharine on the 12th ult., by the Rev. N.N. Beers, Mr. George Carpenter of Hector, to Miss Esther M. Couch, of the former place.
Elmira Gazette 1855 04-Jan Cassidy, Elizabeth C. M on the 1st inst., by the Rev. Mr. Porter, Mr. William Scott, Esq., to Miss Elizabeth C. Cassidy.
Elmira Gazette 1855 04-Jan Casteline, Mrs. E.P. (?) M in Elmira, December 21, by the Rev. J.M. Peebles, Mr. Robert Peterson of Orange County, to Mrs. E.P. (?) Casteline of Elmira.
Elmira Gazette  1855 05-Apr Cavano, Mary Jane M on the 31st ult., by the Rev. D.D. Buck, Mr. George Rebber, to Miss Mary Jane Cavano, both of Corning.
Elmira Gazette 1855 19-Apr Clark, Mary H. D in Horseheads on the 15th inst., Miss Mary H. Clark, daughter of the late William Clark, at Big Flats, aged 38 years.
Elmira Gazette 1855 15-Mar Clark, Susan D in Southport on the 24th ult., Susan Clark, wife of William J. Waeir of inflamation of the lungs.
Elmira Gazette  1855 05-Apr Cleeves, Sarah D in this village on the 28th ult., Miss Sarah Cleeves, in the 62nd year of her age.
Elmira Gazette 1855 18-Jan Cleveland, M.A. M on Monday the 15th inst., by Rev. C.N. Chandler, Mr. M. A. Cleveland of Southport and Miss Clarissa Devoe of Elmira.
Elmira Gazette 1855 24-May Colt, William D in Danville, Pa., on the 14th inst., Major Wm. Colt, aged 65 years & 2 months.
Elmira Gazette  1855 05-Apr Congdon, Sophia L. M in this village on the 3d inst., by the Rev. H. Hickok, Mr. George W. VanGelder of Big Flats, to Miss Sophia L. Congdon, of Elmira.
Elmira Gazette 1855 18-Jan Cooper, J.I. M on the 8th inst., by Rev. C.C. Carr, Mr. J. I. Cooper and Miss Sarah E. Pitts, both of Corning.
Elmira Gazette 1855 10-May Cooper, Mary Jane M at Montour House in Havana, on the 2d inst., by the Rev. Mr. Higgins, Mr. Phineas Skelton, to Miss Mary Jane Cooper, both of Catherine.
Elmira Gazette  1855 05-Apr Cooper, Peter M in Ithaca on the 11th ult., by the Rev. C.D. Burritt, Mr. Peter Cooper, to Miss Margaret Osterhout, both of Catherine.
Elmira Gazette 1855 25-Jan Cordell, Lizzie M in Yorkville, on the 18th inst., by Rev. H. Carter, A.J. Dunlap of New York, and Miss Lizzie, only daughter of J.A. Cordell, of the former place.
Elmira Gazette 1855 12-Apr Couch, Esther M. M in Catharine on the 12th ult., by the Rev. N.N. Beers, Mr. George Carpenter of Hector, to Miss Esther M. Couch, of the former place.
Elmira Gazette 1855 24-May Cowen, Isaac D in this village at 1 o'clock P.M., on the 23rd, of apoplexy, Isaac Cowen, aged 68 years & 4 months. Funeral services at the residence of his son, T.C. Cowen, on the corner of Gray & Elm Sts., at 2 o'clock P.M., Thursday, 24th inst. Relatives and friends of the deceased are respectively invited to attend.
Elmira Gazette 1855 08-Mar Crandal, Henrietta M at the residence of E.O. Crandal, Esq., of Millport, on the 28th ult., by Rev. McMath, Mr. Edward Webster to Miss Henrietta Crandal, all of Millport.
Elmira Gazette 1855 12-Apr Crans, Mary M on the 6th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Easterbrook, Mr. Robert Fassett to Miss Mary Crans of Big Flats.
Elmira Gazette 1855 08-Mar Cronk, Abigail M in Rheadsport, February 18th, by Rev. John S. Lee, Mr. L. Stone and Abigail Cronk, both of the above place.
Elmira Gazette 1855 11-Jan Culver, Letticia M. M at the residence of Thomas Culver, Esq., in Dix on Thursday, the 4th inst., by the Rev. M. Higgings of Havana, Mr. Harry E. Rockwell of Monteray, and Miss Letticia M. Culver, of Dix.
Elmira Gazette 1855 12-Apr Cushion, Margaret A. M on Wednesday, the 29th ult., by the Rev. S.M. Broakman, Mr. Griffin Beckwith of Tioga, Pa., to Miss Margaret A. Cushion of Dix, Schuyler Co.
Elmira Gazette 1855 11-Jan David, Sarah Jane M on the 10th inst., by the Rev. M. Murdock, Mr Myron H. Breese to Miss Sarah Jane David, both of Breeseport.
Elmira Gazette 1855 25-Jan Davis, Benjamin F. M by Rev. D.D. Buck, on the 20th inst., Mr. Benjamin F. Davis of California, to Miss Sarah E. Palmer of Southport.
Elmira Gazette 1855 12-Apr Davis, Lewis Frederick D in this village on Wednesday morning, April11, Lewis Frederick, son of John and Almira Davis, aged 9 years and 8 months. The funeral will take place on Thursday at 9 o'clock P.M.
Elmira Gazette 1855 18-Jan Dennis, S.B. D in Susquehanna, on the 8th inst., Mr. S.B. Dennis, formerly of the Dickinson House, Corning.
Elmira Gazette 1855 18-Jan Devoe, Clarissa M on Monday the 15th inst., by Rev. C.N. Chandler, Mr. M. A. Cleveland of Southport and Miss Clarissa Devoe of Elmira.
Elmira Gazette 1855 25-Jan Dunlap, A.J. M in Yorkville, on the 18th inst., by Rev. H. Carter, A.J. Dunlap of New York, and Miss Lizzie, only daughter of J.A. Cordell, of the former place.
Elmira Gazette 1855 19-Apr Durkee, Josephine L. M in Havana on the 12th inst., by the Rev. M. Higgins, Mr. H.B. Miller of Jackson, Mich., to Miss Josephine L., daughter of John T. Durkee, Esq., of Havana.
Elmira Gazette 1855 11-Jan Edsall, Betsey M by the Rev. S.R. Jones at his residence on the 28th ult., Jackson Morell, to Betsey Edsall, both of Jackson, Tioga County, Pa.
Elmira Gazette 1855 10-May Ennis, Susan M in Horseheads on the 8th inst., by the Rev. C.C. Carr, Mr. Manson Robins of Columbia, California, to Miss Susan Ennis, adopted daugher of N.D. Gardner of Horseheads. A share of the sweets that are always present upon such occasions came with the above.
Elmira Gazette 1855 12-Apr Fassett, Robert M on the 6th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Easterbrook, Mr. Robert Fassett to Miss Mary Crans of Big Flats.
Elmira Gazette  1855 22-Mar Fincher, Samuel D at Wellsburg with the typhoid fever on the 19th inst., Samuel Fincher, son of John Fincher of Chemung, aged about 21 years. 
Elmira Gazette 1855 11-Jan French, William S. M by the Rev. S.R. Jones at his residence on the 28th ult., Mr. William S. French of Wells, Pa., to Eveline Lathrop of Jerusalem Chemung County.
Elmira Gazette 1855 17-May Griswold, Adoline D. M in Southport on Tuesday, May 8th by Rev. J.M. Peebles, Mr. W.W. Impson of Pine Valley, to Miss Adoline D. Griswold, daughter of James Griswold, Esq., of Southport.
Elmira Gazette 1855 12-Apr Griswold, Lucinda H. M by the Rev. R. Harringon on the 29th ult., Mr. Andrew J. Raples to Miss Lucinda H. Griswold, both of Dix.
Elmira Gazette 1855 01-Mar Harris, E.F. M in this village on Thursday morning, the 22nd, by Rev. Dr. Murdock, E.F. Harris to Carrie L. Brown, all of this village.
Elmira Gazette 1855 12-Apr Haskell, Stephen E. D in this village on the 3d inst., of consumption, Stephen E. Haskell, aged 24 years, 6 months & 23 days.
Elmira Gazette 1855 04-Jan Hays, Mary M in Elmira, December 25th, by the Rev. Mr. Doyle, John McInerny, to Miss Mary Hays, both of Elmira.
Elmira Gazette 1855 03-May Heller, Sarah M in this village on the 29th ult., by the Rev. H. Hickok, Mr. John McNett to Miss Sarah Heller, both of Elmira.
Elmira Gazette 1855 08-Mar Henry, Frances Marion M in Havana, on the 1st inst., by the Rev. A.G. Laman, Mr. J.S. Bryant of Sweden, Monroe Co., N.Y., to Miss Frances Marion Henry, of Havana.
Elmira Gazette 1855 15-Feb Hepburn, Louise F. M on the 25th ult., by the Rev. S.C. Hepburn, Edwin C M'Clure of Philadelphia, to Louise F., daughter of Samuel Hepburn, Esq., of Milton.
Elmira Gazette 1855 01-Feb Holdridge, Sally D in Jackson, Tioga Co., Pa., at the residence of her sister-in-law, Martha Seely, Mrs. Sally, wife of Daniel Holdridge, after a short but severe illness, aged 71 years and 7 months.
Elmira Gazette 1855 10-May Holmes, Eleanor M in Horseheads on the 24th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Fellows, John D. Bogardus, to Miss Eleanor Holmes, all of Horseheads.
Elmira Gazette  1855 05-Apr Howard, J.W. M in Veteran on the 27th ult., by Rev. M. Huggins, Mr. J.W. Howard of Millport, to Miss Charlotte Allen, only daughter of the late Caleb Allen, Esq.
Elmira Gazette  1855 22-Mar Howard, Maria A. D in Lawrenceville, Pa. on the 12th inst., at the residence of her son-in-law, W.W. Ballard, Mrs. Maria A. Howard, aged 57 years.
Elmira Gazette 1855 24-May Howell, Sidney M in Starkey, Yates Co., on the 22d inst., by the Rev. Mr. Frags, Mr. Sidney Howell of Painted Post, to Miss Isabel Swartwood, of the former place.
Elmira Gazette 1855 15-Mar Hudson, Mary E. M in Jackson, Pa., on the 11th inst., by J.W. Stowell, Esq., Mr. Samuel Kemp, Jr., to Miss Mary E. Hudson.
Elmira Gazette 1855 01-Feb Hutchinson, William C. D in this village on the 29th ult., William C. Hutchinson, formerly of Milton, Pa., aged 40 (41?) years and 19 days.
Elmira Gazette 1855 17-May Impson, W.W. M in Southport on Tuesday, May 8th by Rev. J.M. Peebles, Mr. W.W. Impson of Pine Valley, to Miss Adoline D. Griswold, daughter of James Griswold, Esq., of Southport.
Elmira Gazette 1855 24-May Inman, Ellen D on the 12th inst., Ellen, infant daughter of Cyprian & Eliza Inman, aged 1 year, 10 months and 8 days.
Elmira Gazette 1855 04-Jan Jennings, Harriet N. M in Elmira, January 1st, by the Rev. Mr. Roosa, Mr. Simeon S. Smith, of Caton, to Miss Harriet N. Jennings of Southport.
Elmira Gazette 1855 15-Mar Jervis, Julia D in this village on Thursday inst., Miss Julia Jervis.
Elmira Gazette 1855 11-Jan Johnson, George J. D at Elmira on the 24th ult, Mr. George J. Johnson, aged about 27 years. The subject of this notice had been for nearly a year the Principal of the "Madison Academy", Waverly, Pa. (?), and was regarded as an excellent teacher and exemplary Christian. Ambitious to do good...a long obit. "The chamber where the good man meets his fate, is privileged beyond the common walk, of virtuous life, quite on the verge of heaven."
Elmira Gazette 1855 19-Apr Johnson, Mary L. M in this village on the 12th inst., by the Rev. D. Fox, Mr. Calvin R. Woodhouse to Miss Mary L. Johnson, both of Chemung.
Elmira Gazette 1855 25-Jan Jones, Amelia D at Penn Yan, N.Y., on the 11th inst., at the residence of her son-in-law, Charles M. Judd, Esq., Mrs. Amelia Jones, wife of Rev. Charles Goodrich, formerly of Havana.
Elmira Gazette 1855 11-Jan Jones, Catharine D in Addison, December 23, Catharine Jones, relict of the late Wm. B. Jones, deceased, and mother of H. Ross Jones of this village, aged 72 years. The deceased was one of the oldest settlers of this place, having emigrated from Athens or Tioga Point in Bradford Co., Pa., in company with her husband in 1808, from which time up to the day of her death she resided in this place.
Elmira Gazette 1855 15-Mar Kemp, Jr., Samuel M in Jackson, Pa., on the 11th inst., by J.W. Stowell, Esq., Mr. Samuel Kemp, Jr., to Miss Mary E. Hudson.
Elmira Gazette 1855 08-Mar Knott, Robert H.  M in this village on February 27, by Rev. C.N. Chandler, Robert H . Knott, to Miss Maria A. Rider.
Elmira Gazette 1855 08-Mar Knott, Ruth M in this village, on February 28th by the same (Rev. C.N. Chandler), Epenetus Vernoy to Miss Ruth Knott.
Elmira Gazette 1855 11-Jan Lathrop, Eveline M by the Rev. S.R. Jones at his residence on the 28th ult., Mr. William S. French of Wells, Pa., to Eveline Lathrop of Jerusalem Chemung County.
Elmira Gazette 1855 15-Mar Lockwood, Hannah D in Big Flats on the 26th ult., at the residence of Samuel Chapman, Hannah, wife of Ambrose B. Lockwood, aged 36 years.
Elmira Gazette 1855 01-Mar Loop, Butler D in this village on Thursday morning, the 22nd ult., Mr. Butler Loop, in the 24th year of his age.
Elmira Gazette 1855 19-Apr Loop, Civilian D in this village on the 16th inst., Civilian, son of Henry & Hester Loop, aged about 10 years.
Elmira Gazette 1855 25-Jan Lord, Amanda M in this village on the 12th inst., by Rev. D.D. Buck, Mr. Thomas Tennant of Rhode Island, to Miss Amanda Lord, of Maine.
Elmira Gazette 1855 01-Mar Lumbert, Catharine D in Dix, on the 16th ult., Catharine, wife of Monroe Lumbert, aged 25 years.
Elmira Gazette 1855 11-Jan Mapes, Mary Jane M on the 9th inst., by the Rev. M. Murdock, Mr. A.A. Cahill of Greene, Pa., to Miss Mary Janes Mapes, of Elmira.
Elmira Gazette 1855 08-Mar Maxwell, Dugald Cameron D in this village, on Monday morning, the 5th inst., Mr. Dugald Cameron Maxwell, son of Thomas Maxwell, Esq., aged 30 years & 6 months.
Elmira Gazette 1855 11-Jan McDowell, McKean M in Chemung, January the 4th, by the Rev. Mr. Sweet, Mr. McKean McDowell, to Miss Ann E. Slawson, all of Elmira.
Elmira Gazette 1855 04-Jan McInerny, John M in Elmira, December 25th, by the Rev. Mr. Doyle, John McInerny, to Miss Mary Hays, both of Elmira.
Elmira Gazette 1855 15-Feb M'Clure, Edwin C. M on the 25th ult., by the Rev. S.C. Hepburn, Edwin C M'Clure of Philadelphia, to Louise F., daughter of Samuel Hepburn, Esq., of Milton.
Elmira Gazette 1855 03-May McNett, John in this village on the 29th ult., by the Rev. H. Hickok, Mr. John McNett to Miss Sarah Heller, both of Elmira.
Elmira Gazette 1855 19-Apr Miller, H.B. M in Havana on the 12th inst., by the Rev. M. Higgins, Mr. H.B. Miller of Jackson, Mich., to Miss Josephine L., daughter of John T. Durkee, Esq., of Havana.
Elmira Gazette 1855 11-Jan Mor….?, Hellen D in this village the 18th inst. (ult?) Miss Hellen Mor….?, aged 77 years.
Elmira Gazette 1855 11-Jan Morrell, Jackson M by the Rev. S.R. Jones at his residence on the 28th ult., Jackson Morell, to Betsey Edsall, both of Jackson, Tioga County, Pa.
Elmira Gazette 1855 18-Jan Nichols, Mary A. M in Southport on the 11th inst., by the Rev. D. Leisenring, Oscar Streeter to Miss Mary A. Nichols, all of the same place.
Elmira Gazette 1855 03-May North, Norris M in this village on the 29th ult., by the Rev. H. Hickok, Mr. Norris North, Miss Catherine O. Roe, both of Elmira.
Elmira Gazette  1855 05-Apr Osterhout, Margaret in Ithaca on the 11th ult., by the Rev. C.D. Burritt, Mr. Peter Cooper, to Miss Margaret Osterhout, both of Catherine.
Elmira Gazette 1855 25-Jan Palmer, Sarah E. M by Rev. D.D. Buck, on the 20th inst., Mr. Benjamin F. Davis of California, to Miss Sarah E. Palmer of Southport.
Elmira Gazette 1855 04-Jan Peterson, Robert M in Elmira, December 21, by the Rev. J.M. Peebles, Mr. Robert Peterson of Orange County, to Mrs. E.P. (?) Casteline of Elmira.
Elmira Gazette 1855 25-Jan Phelps, C.P. M at Kellogsville, Cayuga Co., on the 10th ult., by the Rev. Mr. Bowton, Mr. C.P. Phelps of Havana, and Miss Emily Tuthill of the former place.
Elmira Gazette 1855 18-Jan Pierce, S. Augustea M on Tuesday, the 16th inst., by Rev. C.N. Chandler, Mr. Newell Bailey to Miss S. Augustea Pierce, all of this place.
Elmira Gazette 1855 18-Jan Pitts, Sarah E.  M on the 8th inst., by Rev. C.C. Carr, Mr. J. I. Cooper and Miss Sarah E. Pitts, both of Corning.
Elmira Gazette 1855 08-Mar Platt, Sally D in Horseheads, at the residence of Charles Hulett, Esq., very suddenly Mrs. Sally Platt, in the 67th year of her age.
Elmira Gazette 1855 15-Feb Pratt, Rhoda M at Wellsboro, Pa., February 7th, H.D. Treadwell of Elmira, to Miss Rhoda Pratt of Wellsboro, Pa., late from Indianapolis, Ind.
Elmira Gazette 1855 12-Apr Raples, Andrew J. M by the Rev. R. Harringon on the 29th ult., Mr. Andrew J. Raples to Miss Lucinda H. Griswold, both of Dix.
Elmira Gazette  1855 05-Apr Rathburn, Nehemiah M in Southport on the 31st ult., by the Rev. D.D. Buck, Mr. Nehemiah Rathburn of Wells, Pa., to Miss Ann M. Vester, of Elmira.
Elmira Gazette  1855 05-Apr Rebber, George on the 31st ult., by the Rev. D.D. Buck, Mr. George Rebber, to Miss Mary Jane Cavano, both of Corning.
Elmira Gazette 1855 15-Mar Reynolds, Caroline Matilda D in this village on Tuesday, the 6th inst., of Consumption, Caroline Matilda, daughter of Nathan Reynolds.
Elmira Gazette 1855 08-Mar Rider, Maria A. M in this village on February 27, by Rev. C.N. Chandler, Robert H . Knott, to Miss Maria A. Rider.
Elmira Gazette 1855 10-May Robins, Manson M in Horseheads on the 8th inst., by the Rev. C.C. Carr, Mr. Manson Robins of Columbia, California, to Miss Susan Ennis, adopted daugher of N.D. Gardner of Horseheads. A share of the sweets that are always present upon such occasions came with the above.
Elmira Gazette  1855 22-Mar Robinson, Eleanor M in Addison, Steuben Co., on the (?), Henry Sherwood, to Miss Eleanor Robinson.
Elmira Gazette 1855 12-Apr Robinson, Mary D in Corning on the 3d inst., Mrs. Mary Robinson, wife of Joseph Robinson, aged about 40 years.
Elmira Gazette 1855 11-Jan Rockwell, Harry E. M at the residence of Thomas Culver, Esq., in Dix on Thursday, the 4th inst., by the Rev. M. Higgings of Havana, Mr. Harry E. Rockwell of Monteray, and Miss Letticia M. Culver, of Dix.
Elmira Gazette 1855 03-May Roe, Catherine O. M in this village on the 29th ult., by the Rev. H. Hickok, Mr. Norris North, Miss Catherine O. Roe, both of Elmira.
Elmira Gazette 1855 04-Jan Scott, William M on the 1st inst., by the Rev. Mr. Porter, Mr. William Scott, Esq., to Miss Elizabeth C. Cassidy.
Elmira Gazette  1855 22-Mar Sherwood, Henry M in Addison, Steuben Co., on the (?), Henry Sherwood, to Miss Eleanor Robinson.
Elmira Gazette 1855 12-Apr Shockey, Elizabeth M in Willseyville, Tioga Co., N.Y., on the 28th ult., by the Rev. Wilcoxsen, Mr. Warren Willsey, to Miss Elizabeth Shockey, of Elmira.
Elmira Gazette  1855 05-Apr Simmons, Amelia D in Watkins on the 18th ult., of consumption, Mrs. Amelia, wife of Charles Simmons, aged 25 years.
Elmira Gazette 1855 10-May Skelton, Phineas M at Montour House in Havana, on the 2d inst., by the Rev. Mr. Higgins, Mr. Phineas Skelton, to Miss Mary Jane Cooper, both of Catherine.
Elmira Gazette 1855 11-Jan Slawson, Ann E. M in Chemung, January the 4th, by the Rev. Mr. Sweet, Mr. McKean McDowell, to Miss Ann E. Slawson, all of Elmira.
Elmira Gazette 1855 24-May Smith, Abbey D in Southport on the 12th inst., Abbey, daughter of Chancy & Mary Jane Smith, aged 3 years, 7 months & 2 days. Her death was caused by drinking a small glass of lye, mistaking it for cider. She lingered for twelve days in the most intense suffering.
Elmira Gazette 1855 04-Jan Smith, Simeon S. M in Elmira, January 1st, by the Rev. Mr. Roosa, Mr. Simeon S. Smith, of Caton, to Miss Harriet N. Jennings of Southport.
Elmira Gazette 1855 01-Mar Starkey, Mrs. D on the same day, (in Dix, on the 16th ult.,) the wife of Dr. W.W. Starkey.
Elmira Gazette  1855 22-Mar Steepler, Charlotte D in this village on Friday, the 16th inst., at half past one o'clock P.M., Charlotte, wife of John Steepler.
Elmira Gazette 1855 24-May Stephens, Hannah M. in Pine Valley on the 14th inst., Mrs. Hannah M., wife of Josiah A. Stephens, aged 32 years and 11 days. (A long poetical obit follows).
Elmira Gazette 1855 08-Mar Stone, L. M in Rheadsport, February 18th, by Rev. John S. Lee, Mr. L. Stone and Abigail Cronk, both of the above place.
Elmira Gazette 1855 15-Mar Storms, Otis M by the Rev. C.C. Carr on the 7th inst., Mr. Otis Storms of Big Flats, to Miss Margaret A. VanHouter, of Veteran.
Elmira Gazette 1855 18-Jan Streeter, Oscar M in Southport on the 11th inst., by the Rev. D. Leisenring, Oscar Streeter to Miss Mary A. Nichols, all of the same place.
Elmira Gazette 1855 18-Jan Suffern, Legrand Bancroft D in Elmira on the 4th inst., Legrand Bancroft, son of John Suffern, aged 12 years.
Elmira Gazette 1855 12-Apr Sutton, Lorinda C. D in this village on the 5th inst., very suddenly, Mrs. Lorinda C. Sutton, wife of S.W. Sutton, aged 24 years, 9 months & 15 days.
Elmira Gazette 1855 24-May Swartwood, Isabel M in Starkey, Yates Co., on the 22d inst., by the Rev. Mr. Frags, Mr. Sidney Howell of Painted Post, to Miss Isabel Swartwood, of the former place.
Elmira Gazette 1855 25-Jan Tennant, Thomas M in this village on the 12th inst., by Rev. D.D. Buck, Mr. Thomas Tennant of Rhode Island, to Miss Amanda Lord, of Maine.
Elmira Gazette  1855 22-Mar Tennent, Thomas M in this village on the 12th inst., by the Rev. C.N. Chandler, Mr. Thomas Tennent, to Miss Fanny Brownell.
Elmira Gazette 1855 15-Feb Treadwell, H.D. M at Wellsboro, Pa., February 7th, H.D. Treadwell of Elmira, to Miss Rhoda Pratt of Wellsboro, Pa., late from Indianapolis, Ind.
Elmira Gazette 1855 25-Jan Tuthill, Emily M at Kellogsville, Cayuga Co., on the 10th ult., by the Rev. Mr. Bowton, Mr. C.P. Phelps of Havana, and Miss Emily Tuthill of the former place.
Elmira Gazette  1855 05-Apr VanGelder, Geo. W. M in this village on the 3d inst., by the Rev. H. Hickok, Mr. George W. VanGelder of Big Flats, to Miss Sophia L. Congdon, of Elmira.
Elmira Gazette 1855 15-Mar VanHouter, Margaret A. M by the Rev. C.C. Carr on the 7th inst., Mr. Otis Storms of Big Flats, to Miss Margaret A. VanHouter, of Veteran.
Elmira Gazette 1855 08-Mar Vernoy, Epenetus M in this village, on February 28th by the same (Rev. C.N. Chandler), Epenetus Vernoy to Miss Ruth Knott.
Elmira Gazette  1855 05-Apr Vester, Ann M. M in Southport on the 31st ult., by the Rev. D.D. Buck, Mr. Nehemiah Rathburn of Wells, Pa., to Miss Ann M. Vester, of Elmira.
Elmira Gazette 1855 05-Apr VETERANS OF THE WAR OF 1812   Headquarters, 27 March 1855. A report by the commander of the 15th Brigade of Veterans of 1812 (counties of Steuben, Allegany, Catteraugus, & Chemung)….possibility of receiving pay for their clothing, contingent expenses & extra pay under the Act of 1814....Tho. Marshall, Gen'l, 15th Brigade Veterans 1812.
Elmira Gazette 1855 18-Jan Warner, Ebenezer M on the 27th ult., by Rev. C.C. Carr, Mr. Ebenezer Warner of Vanettenville to Miss Mary E. Breese of Horseheads.
Elmira Gazette 1855 10-May Watrous, Phoebe D in this village on the 7th inst., Mrs. Phoebe, wife of Riggs Watrous, Esq., aged 42 years. The unexpected death of this estimable lady has cast a gloom over a large circle of friends and bereft a husband, father and a family of children, of one dear and endearing to them. She was for many years a resident of this village, and enjoyed to an eminent degree the love and esteem of very many acquaintances, a void in whose hearts has been created, that time and death only can assuage. The last sad tribute was paid to her remains on Tuesday. They were taken to the Baptist church, of which she was an exemplary member. A sermon preached over the inanimate lady, the spirit having taken flight to Him who gave it, she now rests from her labours in the Spirit land.
Elmira Gazette 1855 08-Mar Webster, Edward M at the residence of E.O. Crandal, Esq., of Millport, on the 28th ult., by Rev. McMath, Mr. Edward Webster to Miss Henrietta Crandal, all of Millport.
Elmira Gazette  1855 05-Apr Welling, Samuel C. M at the residence of Jeffrey Wisner, Esq., in Warwick, Orange Co., on Wednesday, March 28, by Rev. Mr. (?), Mr. Samuel C. Welling of Orange Co., to Miss Harriet Wisner of Orange Co., daughter of the late Hon. John W. Wisner of this village.
Elmira Gazette 1855 12-Apr Willsey, Warren M in Willseyville, Tioga Co., N.Y., on the 28th ult., by the Rev. Wilcoxsen, Mr. Warren Willsey, to Miss Elizabeth Shockey, of Elmira.
Elmira Gazette  1855 05-Apr Wisner, Harriet M at the residence of Jeffrey Wisner, Esq., in Warwick, Orange Co., on Wednesday, March 28, by Rev. Mr. (?), Mr. Samuel C. Welling of Orange Co., to Miss Harriet Wisner of Orange Co., daughter of the late Hon. John W. Wisner of this village.
Elmira Gazette 1855 19-Apr Woodhouse, Calvin R. M in this village on the 12th inst., by the Rev. D. Fox, Mr. Calvin R. Woodhouse to Miss Mary L. Johnson, both of Chemung.
Elmira Gazette 1855 01-Mar Young, Wm. I. M on Thursday, February 22nd, by the Rev. C.C. Carr of Horseheads, Miss Mary, daughter of John Burch, Esq., of Pine Valley, and Mr. Wm. I. Young, of the firm of Clark, Thompson & Young, New York.

Published On Tri-Counties Site On 02/19/2001
By Joyce M. Tice
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