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Chemung County Newspaper Abstracts of Isabel Ridall

Chemung County Newspaper Abstracts 1840
From Marriages and Deaths Elmira Republican, Elmira Gazette, Elmira NY Abstracted by Isabell Rydel and retyped by Diane Bender
Date   M Name Notice
1840 22-Feb M Adams, Lucinda M. m in Troy PA on Tues the 18th inst by Rev. M. Todd, Mr. M. Frederick Orwan to Miss Lucinda M. Adams, both of the former place.
1840 8-Feb M Baldwin, Eliza M. m by the Rev. Benj. Shipman on the 6th inst, Mr. George Fridley of Tremont IL to Miss Eliza M. Baldwin of Elmira.
1840 26-Sep M Batterson, Electa m in Southport on the 20th inst by the Rev. George Spalding, Mr. William Cherry of New York City to Miss Electa Batterson of Elmira.
1840 8-Feb M Beckwith, George m on the 6th inst by the Rev. Benj. Shipman, Mr. George Beckwith to Miss Mary Brown, all of Elmira.
1840 26-Sep M Beckwith, Robert m by the Rev. S.R. Jones at his residence in Southport on the 23rd inst, Mr. Robert Beckwith and Miss Julia Marvin, all of Southport.
1840 15-Aug M Beckwith, Roxa m on the 13th inst by the Rev. Mr. Spalding, Mr. Anson Hall to Miss Roxa Beckwith, both of this town.
1840 11-Jan M Bird, Emma m by the Rev. Mr. S.R. Jones at his residence in Southport on the 2d inst, James Clinton to Miss Emma Bird, both of Jackson PA.
1840 26-Dec D Birdsall, Baltus Orezon d in this village on Mon evening last at 7 o[clock, Sarah A. Eugenia, dau of Orezon & Sally Ann Birdall, aged 6 yrs, & at half past 7 o'clock the same evening, Baltus Orezon, son of the same, aged 6 mos - both of malignant scarlet fever.
1840 23-May D Birdsall, Maria D. d in this village on Sat morning the 23d, Mrs. Maria D., wife of Mr. Ransom Birdsall.
1840 5-Dec M Birdsall, Ransom m in this village on Sun morning last, Mr. Ransom Birdsall, Editor of the Elmira Republican, to Miss Amena Chapman, dau of Wales Chapman.
1840 26-Dec D Birdsall, Sarah A. d in this village on Mon evening last at 7 o[clock, Sarah A. Eugenia, dau of Orezon & Sally Ann Birdall, aged 6 yrs, & at half past 7 o'clock the same evening, Baltus Orezon, son of the same, aged 6 mos - both of malignant scarlet fever.
1840 22-Aug D Bovier, Eleanor d in Southport on the 12th inst, Mrs. Eleanor Bovier, aged 94 years, 8 months, and 41 days [sic].
1840 4-Jul D Brees, Merilda d in this village on Sat last, Mrs. Marilda Brees, wife of Mr. John P. Brees, aged 56 years, formerly from Morristown NJ.
1840 22-Feb M Brewster, Malvina M. m in Barton, Tioga Co. on Thurs the 6th inst by the Rev. Sniffin, Mr. William M. Farlin of this village to Miss Malvina M. Brewster of the former place.
1840 8-Feb M Brown, Mary m on the 6th inst by the Rev. Benj. Shipman, Mr. George Beckwith to Miss Mary Brown, all of Elmira.
1840 11-Jan M Bullock, Samuel A. m by the Rev. Mr. S.R. Jones at his residence on the 21 inst, Samuel A. Bullock to Miss Mary Kelly, dau of Lewis Kelly, all of Jackson PA.
1840 28-Mar M Burch, Eliza M. m on the 25th inst in this village by Rev. Mr. Fowler, Mr. Stephen C. Wescott to Miss Eliza M. Burch, both of this town. Fee received.
1840 14-Nov D Burt, Lorinda d in Chemung on the 28th ult, Mrs. Lorinda Burt, wife of Thomas J. Burt.
1840 24-Oct M Burt, Ruby m in Chemung on the 19th ultimo by Mr. Griswold, Esq, Mr. Edward Flinn to Miss Ruby Burt, both of Southport.
1840 4-Jan M Bush, J. S. m in Tioga PA on Tues 31st Dec by the Rev. Charles Buck of Wellsboro, Mr. J.S. Bush to Miss Elizabeth, dau of Mr. Elijah De Pui.
1840 11-Jan M Camp, Eliza R. m in East Orange Dec 31st by the Rev. Mr. Griffin, Mr. Townsend Conklin of Elmira to Miss Eliza R., dau of Roswell Camp of the former place.
1840 14-Nov M Carey, James A. m on the 8th inst by the Rev. D. Robinson, Mr. James A. Carey of Lawrenceville PA to Miss Lydia Roberts of this village.
1840 14-Nov M Carpenter, Jonas S. m on the 12th inst by the Rev. D. Robinson, Mr. Jonas S. Carpenter to Miss Susan Elston, both of Elmira.
1840 11-Jul D Carr, Stutley d at his residence in Cussewango, Crawford Co. PA on the evening of the 7th inst, caused by the fall of a limb…Elder Stutley Carr [see obit]
1840 5-Dec M Chapman, Amena m in this village on Sun morning last, Mr. Ransom Birdsall, Editor of the Elmira Republican, to Miss Amena Chapman, dau of Wales Chapman.
1840 26-Sep M Cherry, William m in Southport on the 20th inst by the Rev. George Spalding, Mr. William Cherry of New York City to Miss Electa Batterson of Elmira.
1840 26-Dec D Cleeves, Joshua d in this village on the 24th inst, Mr. Joshua Cleeves, aged 57 years, 1 month & 24 days.
1840 11-Jan M Clinton, James m by the Rev. Mr. S.R. Jones at his residence in Southport on the 2d inst, James Clinton to Miss Emma Bird, both of Jackson PA.
1840 22-Feb D Conklin, Louis Gillet d on Tues the 18th inst, Louis Gillet, infant son of Dr. P.E. Conklin.
1840 11-Jan M Conklin, Townsend m in East Orange Dec 31st by the Rev. Mr. Griffin, Mr. Townsend Conklin of Elmira to Miss Eliza R., dau of Roswell Camp of the former place.
1840 18-Apr D Conkling, Juliana d at Horse Heads on Sun the 12th inst, Mrs. Juliana Conkling, relict of the late Jonathan Stoddard Conkling, Esq, aged 75 years, 1 mo & 9 das. [see obit]
1840 14-Nov D Conkling, Stoddard d in Fairport on the 12th inst, Stoddard Conkling, Esq, aged about 50 years.
1840 29-Aug M Conrad, John m in Southport Sun last by the Rev. S.R. Jones, John Conrad, Esq. of Portville, Cattaraugus co. to Mrs. Mercy Hyde of the former place.
1840 22-Feb D Crane, Eliza Ann d in this village on the 18th inst, of consumption, Mrs. Eliza Ann Crane in the 31st year of her age.
1840 4-Jan M Cross, Elizabeth Ann m on Sun evening, 29th Dec by Th. Maxwell, Esq, Mr. Millen Robinson of Millport to Miss Elizabeth Ann Cross of Elmira.
1840 26-Sep M Dagget, Lucinda m by the Rev. S.R. Jones on the 10th inst at his residence in Southport, Mr. Charles Lefler and Miss Lucinda Dagget, both of Jackson PA.
1840 4-Jan M De Pui, Elijah m in Tioga PA on Tues 31st Dec by the Rev. Charles Buck of Wellsboro, Mr. J.S. Bush to Miss Elizabeth, dau of Mr. Elijah De Pui.
1840 1-Aug M Devoe, Phebe m in this village on the 25th inst by the Rev. Mr. Robinson, Mr. Eton Nichols, of Southport, to Miss Phebe Devoe of Elmira.
1840 24-Oct M Dickinson, Margaret m in Smithfield PA on the 13th inst, the Rev. Mr. Brown, Mr. David Lee to Miss Margaret Dickinson, all of the town of Dix in this county.
1840 10-Oct M Dykoens, C. W. m in this village on the 1st inst by the Rev. H. Shipman, Mr. G.W. Farnham to Miss C.W. Dykoens [sic] of this village.
1840 14-Nov M Elston, Susan m on the 12th inst by the Rev. D. Robinson, Mr. Jonas S. Carpenter to Miss Susan Elston, both of Elmira.
1840 23-May M Ely, Anson C. m on the 20th inst by the Rev. D. Robinson, Mr. Anson C. Ely to Miss Mary Jane, dau of Mr. John Parmenter of this village.
1840 22-Feb M Farlin, William M. m in Barton, Tioga Co. on Thurs the 6th inst by the Rev. Sniffin, Mr. William M. Farlin of this village to Miss Malvina M. Brewster of the former place.
1840 10-Oct M Farnham, G. W. m in this village on the 1st inst by the Rev. H. Shipman, Mr. G.W. Farnham to Miss C.W. Dykoens [sic] of this village.
1840 15-Aug M Fitch, Margaret m in the town of Big Flatts on the 6th inst by Elder P. Shed, Elder Demos Robinson, Pastor of the Baptist church in this village, to Miss Margaret Fitch, of the former place.
1840 24-Oct M Flinn, Edward m in Chemung on the 19th ultimo by Mr. Griswold, Esq, Mr. Edward Flinn to Miss Ruby Burt, both of Southport.
1840 11-Jan M Foot, William m by the Rev. Mr. S.R. Jones on the 7th inst, William Foot of Bainbridge to Miss Mary Wheeler of Southport.
1840 8-Feb M Fridley, George m by the Rev. Benj. Shipman on the 6th inst, Mr. George Fridley of Tremont IL to Miss Eliza M. Baldwin of Elmira.
1840 4-Jul M Fry, Harriet N. m in Wellsburgh on Tues last by the Rev. G. Spalding, Mr. Timothy Smith to Miss Harriet N., dau of Henry L. Fry, Esq, of the former place.
1840 8-Feb M Gorton, Jane m at Miller's Basin, Big Flat, on Sat the 1st inst by John L. Sexton, Esq, Mr. Charles Page to Miss Jane, dau of Silas Gorton, both of Painted Post.
1840 31-Oct D Gregg, Mary d in this village on the 22d inst after a lingering illness, which she endured with Christian resignation, Mrs. Mary, wife of John Gregg, Esq, aged 72 years.
1840 4-Jan D Haight, Frances Catharine d in this village on the 27th ult in the 24th year of her age, Frances Catharine, wife of Silas Haight, Esq, and dau of the late Samuel Whelpley, D.D., of New York.
1840 22-Feb D Haight, S. d in this village on the 16th inst, the son of S. Haight, Esq.
1840 15-Aug M Hall, Anson m on the 13th inst by the Rev. Mr. Spalding, Mr. Anson Hall to Miss Roxa Beckwith, both of this town.
1840 9-May M Heggie, Mary Ann m in this village on Thurs the 30th of April by the Rev. P.H. Fowler, Mr. Roswell Holden of Reading, Steuben co. and Miss Mary Ann Haggie of this village.
1840 24-Oct M Hermans, Sarah A. m at the same place and time, by the same, Nile F. Wynkoop of Chemung to Miss Sarah A. Hermans of Providence PA [see Wynkoop, Cornelia A.]
1840 12-Sep M Herrington, Olive m in Erin on the third inst by the Rev. Chrisjohn Greatsinger, Mr. Isaac Johnson of Chemung, and Miss Olive, dau of Mr. Nicholas Herrington of the former place.
1840 9-May M Holden, Roswell m in this village on Thurs the 30th of April by the Rev. P.H. Fowler, Mr. Roswell Holden of Reading, Steuben co. and Miss Mary Ann Haggie of this village.
1840 22-Feb D Hudson, Mr. d in Southport on the 15th inst, Mr. ____ Hudson, father of Dr. L. Hudson, at the advanced age of 91 years.
1840 27-Jun D Hurlburt, Nancy d in this village on the 22d inst, Mrs. Nancy Hurlburt, wife of Mr. George Hurlburt and dau of Mr. John Strouse, aged 25 years.
1840 29-Aug M Hyde, Mercy m in Southport Sun last by the Rev. S.R. Jones, John Conrad, Esq. of Portville, Cattaraugus co. to Mrs. Mercy Hyde of the former place.
1840 24-Apr M Ingersoll, Platt Carll m in Southport on the 21st inst by the Rev. G. Spalding, Mr. Platt Carll Ingersoll of Stanwick, Fairfield co. CT, to Miss Betsey Maria, youngest dau of Mr. Abraham Miller of the former place.
1840 11-Jan M Ingles, Aaron m by the Rev. Mr. S.R. Jones on New Year's eve, Aaron Ingles to Delia, dau of John Strong, all of Wells PA.
1840 12-Sep M Johnson, Isaac m in Erin on the third inst by the Rev. Chrisjohn Greatsinger, Mr. Isaac Johnson of Chemung, and Miss Olive, dau of Mr. Nicholas Herrington of the former place.
1840 11-Jan M Kelly, Mary m by the Rev. Mr. S.R. Jones at his residence on the 21 inst, Samuel A. Bullock to Miss Mary Kelly, dau of Lewis Kelly, all of Jackson PA.
1840 22-Feb M Kendall, Joshua m at the Eagle Tavern in this village on the 18th inst by J.W. Wisner, Esq, Mr. Joshua Kendall to Miss Esther Tibbets, both of Veteran.
1840 19-Dec M Kent, Lester m on the 16th inst by the Rev. F. Colvin, Mr. Lester Kent of Southport to Miss Clarissa Mason of Elmira.
1840 22-Aug M King, Edward m in Springfield on Thurs the 6th inst by the Rev. Elem Bennet, Mr. Edward King of Southport to Miss Anna Philips of the former place.
1840 31-Oct D Kress, Samuel D. d in Southport on the 19th inst, Col. Samuel D. Kress, aged 37 years…left a wife and two children.
1840 24-Oct M Lee, David m in Smithfield PA on the 13th inst, the Rev. Mr. Brown, Mr. David Lee to Miss Margaret Dickinson, all of the town of Dix in this county.
1840 26-Sep M Lefler, Charles m by the Rev. S.R. Jones on the 10th inst at his residence in Southport, Mr. Charles Lefler and Miss Lucinda Dagget, both of Jackson PA.
1840 26-Dec D Locke, Caroline d in Ellicotville, Cattaraugus co. on the 18th of Nov last, Miss Caroline Locke, sister of H.B. Locke, of this village, aged 24 years. She was late of this place.
1840 11-Apr D Lowe, John d in this village on the 10th inst, Mr. John Lowe, age 23 years.
1840 8-Feb D Lowman, Jacob d in Chemung on the morning of the 5th inst, Mr. Jacob Lowman, aged 70 years. Mr. Lowman had been an inhabitant of this county about 50 years.
1840 12-Sep M Luce, Harriet G. m at Trinity Church in this village on the 8th inst by the Rev. Gordon Winslow, Mr. William Post and Miss Harriet G., dau of Harvy Luce, Esq, both of this place.
1840 14-Nov D Lyck, James d in Auburn on the 8th ult, Mr. James Lyck, formerly of this village, aged about 49 years.
1840 26-Sep M Marvin, Julia m by the Rev. S.R. Jones at his residence in Southport on the 23rd inst, Mr. Robert Beckwith and Miss Julia Marvin, all of Southport.
1840 19-Dec M Mason, Clarissa m on the 16th inst by the Rev. F. Colvin, Mr. Lester Kent of Southport to Miss Clarissa Mason of Elmira.
1840 8-Feb M Mathews, Rebecca m on the 1st inst by the Rev. Benj. Shipman, Mr. Festus A. Webb to Miss Rebecca Mathews, all of Elmira.
1840 27-Jun D Maxwell, Guy Winslow d on the 17th, Guy Winslow, infant son of Mr. Guy Maxwell.
1840 16-May M Micks, William G. m at Rathboneville, Steuben co. on the 8th inst by the Rev. Dr. Bush, Doct. William G. Micks of Portsmouth VA to Miss Cornelia M., dau of Gen. R. Rathbone.
1840 24-Apr M Miller, Betsey Maria m in Southport on the 21st inst by the Rev. G. Spalding, Mr. Platt Carll Ingersoll of Stanwick, Fairfield co. CT, to Miss Betsey Maria, youngest dau of Mr. Abraham Miller of the former place.
1840 1-Aug M Nichols, Eton m in this village on the 25th inst by the Rev. Mr. Robinson, Mr. Eton Nichols, of Southport, to Miss Phebe Devoe of Elmira.
1840 22-Feb M Orwan, M. Frederick m in Troy PA on Tues the 18th inst by Rev. M. Todd, Mr. M. Frederick Orwan to Miss Lucinda M. Adams, both of the former place.
1840 8-Feb M Page, Charles m at Miller's Basin, Big Flat, on Sat the 1st inst by John L. Sexton, Esq, Mr. Charles Page to Miss Jane, dau of Silas Gorton, both of Painted Post.
1840 29-Aug M Parker, Elizabeth N. m at Lyons, Wayne Co. on the 13th[?] inst by the Rev. Theo Spencer, Edward Suffern, of Elmira, to Miss Elizabeth N., dau of the late Philip S. Parker, Esq, of Albany and adopted dau of A.G. Spencer.
1840 23-May M Parmenter, Mary Jane m on the 20th inst by the Rev. D. Robinson, Mr. Anson C. Ely to Miss Mary Jane, dau of Mr. John Parmenter of this village.
1840 22-Aug M Philips, Anna m in Springfield on Thurs the 6th inst by the Rev. Elem Bennet, Mr. Edward King of Southport to Miss Anna Philips of the former place.
1840 12-Sep M Post, William m at Trinity Church in this village on the 8th inst by the Rev. Gordon Winslow, Mr. William Post and Miss Harriet G., dau of Harvy Luce, Esq, both of this place.
1840 16-May M Rathbone, Cornelia M. m at Rathboneville, Steuben co. on the 8th inst by the Rev. Dr. Bush, Doct. William G. Micks of Portsmouth VA to Miss Cornelia M., dau of Gen. R. Rathbone.
1840 24-Oct M Rathbun, Waterman m in Chemung on the 24th ultimo by Mr. Griswold, Esq, Mr. Waterman Rathbun to Miss Jane Warren.
1840 22-Feb D Reynolds, Eliza Ann d on the 18th inst, Mrs. Eliza Ann, wife of Mr. John Reynolds, and dau of O. Wells, age 19[?] years.
1840 14-Nov M Roberts, Lydia m on the 8th inst by the Rev. D. Robinson, Mr. James A. Carey of Lawrenceville PA to Miss Lydia Roberts of this village.
1840 15-Aug M Robinson, Demos m in the town of Big Flatts on the 6th inst by Elder P. Shed, Elder Demos Robinson, Pastor of the Baptist church in this village, to Miss Margaret Fitch, of the former place.
1840 4-Jan M Robinson, Millen m on Sun evening, 29th Dec by Th. Maxwell, Esq, Mr. Millen Robinson of Millport to Miss Elizabeth Ann Cross of Elmira.
1840 12-Sep D Rumsey, Robert d in Erin on the first inst, Robert Rumsey, aged about 30 years.
1840 24-Oct M Sayre, Emily m in Southport on the 2d inst by the Rev. Mr. Robinson, Mr. Jacob W. Welter of Starkey to Miss Emily Sayre of the former place.
1840 30-May D Sexton, Sylvester d of the disease of the heart, Sylvester Sexton, of Pine Valley, Chemung Co., son of Elijah and Sophiah Sexton, aged 32 years.
1840 4-Jul M Smith, Timothy m in Wellsburgh on Tues last by the Rev. G. Spalding, Mr. Timothy Smith to Miss Harriet N., dau of Henry L. Fry, Esq, of the former place.
1840 11-Jan M Strong, John m by the Rev. Mr. S.R. Jones on New Year's eve, Aaron Ingles to Delia, dau of John Strong, all of Wells PA.
1840 27-Jun D Strouse, Nancy see Hurlburt, Nancy (married name)
1840 29-Aug M Suffern, Edward m at Lyons, Wayne Co. on the 13th[?] inst by the Rev. Theo Spencer, Edward Suffern, of Elmira, to Miss Elizabeth N., dau of the late Philip S. Parker, Esq, of Albany and adopted dau of A.G. Spencer.
1840 11-Jan M Suffern, Eveline m in this town on Thurs Jan 2 by Elder Shipman, Mr. William W. Winter, of Big Flatt to Miss Eveline dau of John Suffern, Esq.
1840 11-Apr M Sweet, James D. m on the 4th inst by the Rev. D. Robinson, Mr. James D. Sweet of Berlin, Rens. co., to Miss Lydia M. Wright of Southport.
1840 22-Feb M Tibbets, Esther m at the Eagle Tavern in this village on the 18th inst by J.W. Wisner, Esq, Mr. Joshua Kendall to Miss Esther Tibbets, both of Veteran.
1840 23-May M Vermila, Clarissa m on the 20th inst by the Rev. D. Robinson, Mr. William H. Wisner to Miss Clarissa Vermila, all of this village.
1840 24-Oct M Warren, Jane m in Chemung on the 24th ultimo by Mr. Griswold, Esq, Mr. Waterman Rathbun to Miss Jane Warren.
1840 24-Oct M Watkins, Daniel J. m in Chemung on the 15th inst by the Rev. Mr. Pratt, Mr. Daniel J. Wakins, Artist, of Notches, MS to Miss Cornelia A. Wynkoop [see also Wynkoop, Nile F.]
1840 8-Feb M Webb, Festus A. m on the 1st inst by the Rev. Benj. Shipman, Mr. Festus A. Webb to Miss Rebecca Mathews, all of Elmira.
1840 30-May D Webster, Louisa G. d in Lansing, Tompkins Co. on the 15th inst at the residence of her father, Mrs. Louisa G. Webster, aged 29 years, wife of Dr. H.K. Webster, formerly of this village.
1840 22-Feb D Wells, Eliza Ann see Reynolds, Eliza Ann (married name)
1840 24-Oct M Welter, Jacob W. m in Southport on the 2d inst by the Rev. Mr. Robinson, Mr. Jacob W. Welter of Starkey to Miss Emily Sayre of the former place.
1840 28-Mar M Wescott, Stephen C. m on the 25th inst in this village by Rev. Mr. Fowler, Mr. Stephen C. Wescott to Miss Eliza M. Burch, both of this town. Fee received.
1840 11-Jan M Wheeler, Mary m by the Rev. Mr. S.R. Jones on the 7th inst, William Foot of Bainbridge to Miss Mary Wheeler of Southport.
1840 4-Jan D Whelpley, Frances Catharine see Haight, Frances Catharine (married name)
1840 11-Jan M Winter, William W. m in this town on Thurs Jan 2 by Elder Shipman, Mr. William W. Winter, of Big Flatt to Miss Eveline dau of John Suffern, Esq.
1840 23-May M Wisner, William H. m on the 20th inst by the Rev. D. Robinson, Mr. William H. Wisner to Miss Clarissa Vermila, all of this village.
1840 11-Apr M Wright, Lydia M. m on the 4th inst by the Rev. D. Robinson, Mr. James D. Sweet of Berlin, Rens. co., to Miss Lydia M. Wright of Southport.
1840 24-Oct M Wynkoop, Cornelia A. m in Chemung on the 15th inst by the Rev. Mr. Pratt, Mr. Daniel J. Wakins, Artist, of Notches, MS to Miss Cornelia A. Wynkoop [see also Wynkoop, Nile F.]
1840 24-Oct M Wynkoop, Nile F. m at the same place and time, by the same, Nile F. Wynkoop of Chemung to Miss Sarah A. Hermans of Providence PA [see Wynkoop, Cornelia A.]


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