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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.

Tioga Agitator Abstracts 1859

Reprinted with permission of Rhoda ENGLISH Ladd from Tioga County Newspaper Records - Thanks to Carol Peterson for retyping this.
1859 07 JULY D Aiken, Angelia M. d 23d June, at Onalasca Lacrosse County, Wis., of quick consumption, wife of W.H. Stanly M.D. & daughter of John & Sarah Aiken (formerly of Tioga Co, Pa) aged 21y 7m 28d.
1859 15 SEPT M Atherton, Mary Ann m 8th inst., in Charleston, by James Kelley, Esq., Mr. Nicholas Parks and Miss Mary Ann Atherton, all of Charleston.
1859 24 FEB M Avery, Cyrus W m 17th Feb., in Chatham, by Rev. D.A. Pope, Cyrus W. Avery and Miss Jane C. Spencer, all of Chatham.
1859 08 SEPT D Barlow, Charles d 25th Aug., in Charleston, Charles Barlow, aged 20 years.
1859 08 SEPT D Barlow, Henry d 5th Sept., in Charleston, Henry Barlow, aged 33 years.
1859 21 JULY D Barlow, Kate M. d 14th inst., at the house of Lucius Barlow, in Charleston, Kate M., only daughter of Clark W. & Mary G. Barlow, aged 2 years and 5 months.
1859 24 FEB M Barlow, Lovisa m 17th Feb., at the house of the brides father, by Rev. J. Joralemon, Robert Tipple of Charleston and Miss Lovisa Barlow of Wellsboro, Pa.
1859 20 OCT M Bates, Mrs. Alice Jane m 9th inst., by Ira Patchen, Esq., of Covington Boro, Thomas Clemons and Mrs. Alice Jane Bates, both of Covington.
1859 09 JUNE D Beeman, Perry d 26th April, in Mendocino, Cal., formerly of Lawrenceville in this county in the 36th year of his age.
1859 15 SEPT M Billings, Gen. C.F. m 13th Sept., in Knoxville, by Rev. T.K. Beecher of Elmira, N.Y., Gen. C. F. Billings of Elmira and Miss Helena Sweet, daughter of Rev. E. Sweet of Knoxville, Pa.
1859 10 MAR M Bixby, Betsey D. m 3d Mar., at the residence of Samuel Deckinson, Esq., near this Borough, by Rev. A.A. Marple, M.H. Cobb, Esq., late Editor of the Tioga Co. Agitator & Miss Betsey D. Bixby
1859 02 JUNE M Bixby, Mary Delia m 23d ult., in St. Paul's Church, Lock Haven, Pa., on Monday Morning, by the Rev. R.B. Peet, Rev. S.B. Dalrymple and Miss Mary Delia Boxby, both of Lock Haven.
1859 17 FEB D Bockius, Joseph d 31st Jan., in Charleston, in the 47th year of his age.
1859 14 JULY M Bostwick, Helen C m on Thursday afternoon, at Christ Church, Corning, by Rev. E.Z. Lewis, William Walker and Helen C. Bostwick, all of Corning.
1859 04 AUG M Brimmer, John m 10th July, in Osceola, by L.P. Hoyt, Esq., John Brimmer of Boston and Mrs. Minerva Helms of Osceola.
1859 20 OCT M Brown, Robert m at Tioga, Pa., by Rev. N.L. Reynolds, Robert Brown of Canisteo, N.Y. To Miss Martha J. Prutsman of Tioga.
1859 24 FEB D Buchanan, George d 9th inst., residing in Jackson township was killed while cutting wood in Wells township, Bradford County, Pa.
1859 06 OCT M Butterworth, Ida m 28th Sept., in Coudersport, Pa., by Rev. M.H. Rice, Thomas S. Chase, editor of the Potter Journal and Miss Ida Butterworth, all of Coudersport, Pa.
1859 06 OCT M Butterworth, L.A. m 22d Sept., in Coudersport, Pa., by Rev J. Hendrick, A.M., Hugh Young, editor of the Tioga County Agitator and Miss L.A. Butterworth, of Coudersport, Pa.
1859 07 APR D Campbell, John d 30th Mar., in Delmar of consumption, aged 18 years & 6 months.
1859 31 MAR M Catlin, Tryphena m 24th Mar., in Delmar, by Rev. L. Stone, Lott W. Webb and Miss Tryphena Catlin, all of Delmar.
1859 06 OCT M Chase, Thomas S. m 28th Sept., in Coudersport, Pa., by Rev. M.H. Rice, Thomas S. Chase, editor of the Potter Journal and Miss Ida Butterworth, all of Coudersport, Pa.
1859 20 OCT M Clemons, Thomas m 9th inst., by Ira Patchen, Esq., of Covington Boro, Thomas Clemons and Mrs. Alice Jane Bates, both of Covington.
1859 31 MAR D Cleveland, John R. d 23d inst., (Wed), in Wellsboro, aged 34 years.
1859 10 MAR M Cobb, M.H., Esq. m 3d Mar., at the residence of Samuel Deckinson, Esq., near this Borough, by Rev. A.A. Marple, M.H. Cobb, Esq., late Editor of the Tioga Co. Agitator & Miss Betsey D. Bixby
1859 06 OCT M Comforth, Rev. E m 16th Sept., in Smethport, Pa., by Rev. S.D. Morris, Rev. E. Comforth, pastor of the First Baptist Church, Smethport and Miss Clara E. Medbury.
1859 01 SEPT D Copestick, Alfred d while visiting his brother Charles Copestick in Delmar, gun accident, 22 yrs of age, known to art lovers in Philadelphia, NY., etc.
1859 12 MAY M Coveney, Martha m 25th April, at the residence of Lyman Faulkner, by Rev. R.L. Stilwell, Adolphus Shuart, of Mansfield and Miss Martha Coveney of Covington, Pa.
1859 14 JULY M Crittenton, Charles N. m 28th June, in Lawrenceville, by Rev. A.A. Marple of Wellsboro, Charles N. Crittenton of N.Y. To Miss Josephine Slosson, daughter of Clark Slosson.
1859 02 JUNE M Cudworth, Paul m 25th May, in Mainsburg, at the residence of the bride's brother, by Rev. James Ross, Paul Cudworth of Sullivan and Miss Maggie Witter, formerly of Milton, Pa.
1859 27 OCT M Culver, Frederick m 13th inst., by John Parkhurst, Esq., Frederick Culver of Elkland Boro and Miss Marietta L. Gee of Westfield.
1859 02 JUNE M Dalrymple, S.B. m 23d ult., in St. Paul's Church, Lock Haven, Pa., on Monday Morning, by the Rev. R.B. Peet, Rev. S.B. Dalrymple and Miss Mary Delia Boxby, both of Lock Haven.
1859 06 OCT M Davis, William m 25th Sept., in Farminton, Pa., at the residence of the bride's father, by Rev. H.B. Turk, William Davis of Roseville, Pa. and Miss E. Quick.
1859 01 SEPT D Duryea, Jacob d, 17th Aug, in Delmar.
1859 20 OCT M Dutton, Mary A. m 12th inst., by Rev. S.J. M'Cullough, Jacob H. Westbrook of Middlebury and Miss Mary A. Dutton, of Tioga.
1859 21 JULY M Edgecomb, Ira M. m at the house of the bride's father, Westfield, by Rev. J.J. Turton, Ira M. Edgecomb and Miss Sarah M. Price, all of Westfield.
1859 04 AUG M Ellis, C.F. m 3d ult., by James Kelley, Esq., C.F. Ellis and Miss Lucy Ann Lester, all of Charleston.
1859 06 OCT M French, Reuben m 2d Oct., in Delmar, by L. Palmer, Esq., Reuben French and Miss Sarah Furman, both of Delmar.
1859 06 OCT M Furman, Sarah m 2d Oct., in Delmar, by L. Palmer, Esq., Reuben French and Miss Sarah Furman, both of Delmar.
1859 27 OCT M Gee, Marietta L. m 13th inst., by John Parkhurst, Esq., Frederick Culver of Elkland Boro and Miss Marietta L. Gee of Westfield.
1859 23 JUNE D Greer, Ursula d 30th May, in Tioga, Ursula, wife of S.M. Greer, aged 39 years, 3 months
1859 15 SEPT M Gustin, Elizabeth m 8th inst., at the house of the bride's father Ward, Tioga County by J.D. Hill, Esq., James Soper of Union to Elizabeth Gustin, of the former place.
1859 04 AUG M Helms, Minerva m 10th July, in Osceola, by L.P. Hoyt, Esq., John Brimmer of Boston and Mrs. Minerva Helms of Osceola.
1859 27 OCT M Howard, Joseph m 22d Sept., at Wellsboro, by J. Emery, Esq., Joseph Howard to Miss Caroline Knapp, both of Chatham.
1859 21 JULY D Howe, Albert d on Sunday last in Little Genesee while felling a tree, Albert Howe, formerly of Nelson, Tioga County Pa., He was about 21 years of age. (Wellsville Free Press)
1859 09 JUNE D Hughes, Patience d 27th ult., in Liberty at her father's house on Thursday, Patience Hughes, aged 19 years and 1 day.
1859 09 JUNE M Jenkins, Rose m 19th May, in the city of Lawrence, Kansas, by Rev. Mr. Nute, Mr. S.C. Russell, late of Coudersport, Pa., & Miss Rose Jenkins.
1859 12 MAY M Johnson, S.P. m 3d inst., in Warren, Pa., by Rev. C.L. Heqembourg, Mr. S.P. Johnson and Mrs. Martha Parmlee, all of Warren.
1859 14 APR M Kenney, Jerusha m 10 inst., in Kenneyville, by George D. Kenney, Esq., Wellington Newcomb to Miss Jerusha Kenney, all of Middlebury.
1859 27 OCT M Knapp, Caroline m 22d Sept., at Wellsboro, by J. Emery, Esq., Joseph Howard to Miss Caroline Knapp, both of Chatham.
1859 04 AUG M Lester, Lucy Ann m 3d ult., by James Kelley, Esq., C.F. Ellis and Miss Lucy Ann Lester, all of Charleston.
1859 27 OCT M Lloyd, S.B. m 19th Oct., at the residence of the bride's parents in Huntsville, Pa., by Elder W.B. France, Mr. S.B. Lloyd of Nelson and Miss L.S. Sigler of the above place.
1859 15 SEPT D Magill, Mary d 20th Aug., in Philadelphia, Mary, daughter of James P. And Sarah E. Magill, in the 12th year of her age.
1859 30 JUNE M Marsh, Walter E. m 20th inst., in Gaines, at the house of Wm. Watrous, by the Rev. N.L. Reynolds, Walter E. Marsh and Miss Marion Watrous.
1859 06 OCT M Medbury, Clara E. m 16th Sept., in Smethport, Pa., by Rev. S.D. Morris, Rev. E. Comforth, pastor of the First Baptist Church, Smethport and Miss Clara E. Medbury.
1859 16 JUNE M Mersereau, Anna m 1st June, in Tioga, by Rev. A.A. Marple of Wellsboro, Edward P. Steers to Miss Anna Mersereau, daughter of James G. Mersereau, Esq.
1859 12 MAY M Miller, Frank L. m 4th May, by Rev. M. Rockwell, at his residence in Gray's Valley, Frank L. Miller of Williamsport and Miss Emma P. Rockwell, daughter of the officiating Clergyman.
1859 01 SEPT M Miller, M.T. m 24th inst., in Tioga, by Rev. Thos. B. Barker, Mr. C.E. Smith to M.T. Miller, all of Tioga.
1859 14 APR M Newcomb, Wellington m 10 inst., in Kenneyville, by George D. Kenney, Esq., Wellington Newcomb to Miss Jerusha Kenney, all of Middlebury.
1859 15 SEPT M Parks, Nicholas m 8th inst., in Charleston, by James Kelley, Esq., Mr. Nicholas Parks and Miss Mary Ann Atherton, all of Charleston.
1859 12 MAY M Parmlee, Martha m 3d inst., in Warren, Pa., by Rev. C.L. Heqembourg, Mr. S.P. Johnson and Mrs. Martha Parmlee, all of Warren.
1859 15 SEPT D Plank, Sally Ann d 28th July, in Brookfield, Sally Ann, wife of Isaac Plank, aged 41 years.
1859 21 JULY M Price, Sarah M. m at the house of the bride's father, Westfield, by Rev. J.J. Turton, Ira M. Edgecomb and Miss Sarah M. Price, all of Westfield.
1859 20 OCT M Prutsman, Martha J. m at Tioga, Pa., by Rev. N.L. Reynolds, Robert Brown of Canisteo, N.Y. To Miss Martha J. Prutsman of Tioga.
1859 06 OCT M Quick, E. m 25th Sept., in Farminton, Pa., at the residence of the bride's father, by Rev. H.B. Turk, William Davis of Roseville, Pa. and Miss E. Quick.
1859 27 OCT M Rexford, Charles m 20th Oct., in Gaines, by B.V. Ogden, Esq., Charles Rexford to Miss Alwilda Vermilyea.
1859 08 SEPT M Roberts, Adaline m 24th July, in Clymer, by Wm A. Douglas, Esq., Orrin Stebbins, Jr. And Miss Adaline K. Roberts, both of Clymer.
1859 28 APRIL M Robertson, Agnes m 23d April, in Wellsboro, at the Crystal Fountain Hotel, by Rev. J. Joralemon, William Smith of the Town of Shippen and Miss Agnes Roertson of Delmar, Tioga Co., Pa.
1859 12 MAY M Rockwell, Emma P. m 4th May, by Rev. M. Rockwell, at his residence in Gray's Valley, Frank L. Miller of Williamsport and Miss Emma P. Rockwell, daughter of the officiating Clergyman.
1859 09 JUNE M Russell, S.C. m 19th May, in the city of Lawrence, Kansas, by Rev. Mr. Nute, Mr. S.C. Russell, late of Coudersport, Pa., & Miss Rose Jenkins.
1859 12 MAY M Shuart, Adolphus m 25th April, at the residence of Lyman Faulkner, by Rev. R.L. Stilwell, Adolphus Shuart, of Mansfield and Miss Martha Coveney of Covington, Pa.
1859 27 OCT M Sigler, L.S. m 19th Oct., at the residence of the bride's parents in Huntsville, Pa., by Elder W.B. France, Mr. S.B. Lloyd of Nelson and Miss L.S. Sigler of the above place.
1859 30 JUNE M Simons, Phebe L. m 29th May, in Nelson, by M.H. Brooks, Samuel L. Simons and Phebe L. Simons, both of Woodhull, Steuben County, N.Y.
1859 30 JUNE M Simons, Samuel m 29th May, in Nelson, by M.H. Brooks, Samuel L. Simons and Phebe L. Simons, both of Woodhull, Steuben County, N.Y.
1859 14 JULY M Slosson, Josephine m 28th June, in Lawrenceville, by Rev. A.A. Marple of Wellsboro, Charles N. Crittenton of N.Y. To Miss Josephine Slosson, daughter of Clark Slosson.
1859 01 SEPT M Smith, C.E. m 24th inst., in Tioga, by Rev. Thos. B. Barker, Mr. C.E. Smith to M.T. Miller, all of Tioga.
1859 01 SEPT M Smith, J.E. m 24th inst., in Tioga, by Rev. Thos. B. Barker, Mr. C.J. Wheeler of Lawrenceville to Miss J.E. Smith of Tioga.
1859 28 APRIL D Smith, Joshua d 12th inst., one of the pioneers of Sullivan Township in this County died.
1859 28 APRIL M Smith, William m 23d April, in Wellsboro, at the Crystal Fountain Hotel, by Rev. J. Joralemon, William Smith of the Town of Shippen and Miss Agnes Roertson of Delmar, Tioga Co., Pa.
1859 15 SEPT M Soper, James m 8th inst., at the house of the bride's father Ward, Tioga County by J.D. Hill, Esq., James Soper of Union to Elizabeth Gustin, of the former place.
1859 15 SEPT M Spencer, Asa m 10th Sept., at Osceola, by Rev. N.L. Reynolds, Asa Spencer, of Jasper, N.Y. And Miss Betsey Wright of the former place.
1859 24 FEB M Spencer, Jane C. m 17th Feb., in Chatham, by Rev. D.A. Pope, Cyrus W. Avery and Miss Jane C. Spencer, all of Chatham.
1859 07 JULY D Stanly, Angelia M. d 23d June, at Onalasca Lacrosse County, Wis., of quick consumption, wife of W.H. Stanly M.D. & daughter of John & Sarah Aiken (formerly of Tioga Co, Pa) aged 21y 7m 28d.
1859 08 SEPT M Stebbins, Orrin Jr. m 24th July, in Clymer, by Wm A. Douglas, Esq., Orrin Stebbins, Jr. And Miss Adaline K. Roberts, both of Clymer.
1859 16 JUNE M Steers, Edward m 1st June, in Tioga, by Rev. A.A. Marple of Wellsboro, Edward P. Steers to Miss Anna Mersereau, daughter of James G. Mersereau, Esq.
1859 21 APRIL D Stevens, Smith d 13th April, in Lawrenceville, of Bronchitis, aged 48 yrs., native of Orange County, N.Y. In early life settled in this village.
1859 15 SEPT M Sweet, Helena m 13th Sept., in Knoxville, by Rev. T.K. Beecher of Elmira, N.Y., Gen. C. F. Billings of Elmira and Miss Helena Sweet, daughter of Rev. E. Sweet of Knoxville, Pa.
1859 24 FEB M Tipple, Robert m 17th Feb., at the house of the brides father, by Rev. J. Joralemon, Robert Tipple of Charleston and Miss Lovisa Barlow of Wellsboro, Pa.
1859 11 AUG D Tremain, Josephine d at Westfield, Tioga County, Pa., Mrs. Josephine Tremain, aged 27 years. (no date of ddeath given.)
1859 15 SEPT D Vanwegen, Daniel d 27th Aug (Friday),. In Hebron, Potter County, Pa., Daniel Vainwegen, aged 71 years.
1859 27 OCT M Vermilyea, Alwilda m 20th Oct., in Gaines, by B.V. Ogden, Esq., Charles Rexford to Miss Alwilda Vermilyea.
1859 22 SEPT D Videan, Thomas d 9th Aug., in Covington Boro, of consumption, Thomas Videan, aged 32 years
1859 14 JULY M Walker, William m on Thursday afternoon, at Christ Church, Corning, by Rev. E.Z. Lewis, William Walker and Helen C. Bostwick, all of Corning.
1859 23 JUNE D Watkins, Marion d 13th inst., in Wellsboro, Mrs. Marion Watkins, late of Cattaragus Co., N.Y., aged 83 yrs.
1859 30 JUNE M Watrous, Marion m 20th inst., in Gaines, at the house of Wm. Watrous, by the Rev. N.L. Reynolds, Walter E. Marsh and Miss Marion Watrous.
1859 31 MAR M Webb, Lott W. m 24th Mar., in Delmar, by Rev. L. Stone, Lott W. Webb and Miss Tryphena Catlin, all of Delmar.
1859 20 OCT M Westbrook, Jacob H. m 12th inst., by Rev. S.J. M'Cullough, Jacob H. Westbrook of Middlebury and Miss Mary A. Dutton, of Tioga.
1859 01 SEPT M Wheeler, C.J. m 24th inst., in Tioga, by Rev. Thos. B. Barker, Mr. C.J. Wheeler of Lawrenceville to Miss J.E. Smith of Tioga.
1859 02 JUNE M Witter, Maggie m 25th May, in Mainsburg, at the residence of the bride's brother, by Rev. James Ross, Paul Cudworth of Sullivan and Miss Maggie Witter, formerly of Milton, Pa.
1859 15 SEPT M Wright, Betsey m 10th Sept., at Osceola, by Rev. N.L. Reynolds, Asa Spencer, of Jasper, N.Y. And Miss Betsey Wright of the former place.
1859 06 OCT M Young, Hugh m 22d Sept., in Coudersport, Pa., by Rev J. Hendrick, A.M., Hugh Young, editor of the Tioga County Agitator and Miss L.A. Butterworth, of Coudersport, Pa.


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