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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 1863 - Abstracts

Reprinted with permission of Rhoda ENGLISH Ladd from Tioga County Newspaper Records Volume NINE. Thank you Harold Hooper for retyping these.
Year Day/Month Event Name  
1863 28 JAN M Adams, Fannie m in Tioga, 11th instant by Rev. S.J. McCullough, Mr. William W. Clark to Miss Fannie F Adams.
1863 18 FEB M Amburger, Catharine m in Delmar, 10th instant, by Andrew Crowl, Esq., Mr. John Flites of Middlebury to Miss Catharine Amburger of Delmar.
1863 1 APR D Baker, Anna d in Tioga, 8th ult., Josephine Baker in the 9th year of her age. On the 16th, Catharine Emily Baker, aged 12 years. On the 23d Anna Matilda Baker, aged 14 years, daughters of Ira & Mary Baker.
1863 1 APR D Baker, Catharine d in Tioga, 8th ult., Josephine Baker in the 9th year of her age. On the 16th, Catharine Emily Baker, aged 12 years. On the 23d Anna Matilda Baker, aged 14 years, daughters of Ira & Mary Baker.
1863 1 APR D Baker, Josephine d in Tioga, 8th ult., Josephine Baker in the 9th year of her age. On the 16th, Catharine Emily Baker, aged 12 years. On the 23d Anna Matilda Baker, aged 14 years, daughters of Ira & Mary Baker.
1863 7 JAN D Barnes, John d, John Barnes, was injured by a falling tree on Tuesday of last week in Penn twp., Lycoming County and died the following day. The deceased was from Wellsborough, Tioga County, where we understand he leaves a family of children. "MUNCY LUMINARY''
1863 1 APR M Beecher, C.L. m in Oberlin, Ohio, 26th ultimo, by Rev. M.W. fairfield, Mr. H.P. Dockstader of Charleston, Pa. To Miss C.L. Beecher of Oberlin.
1863 1 APR D Berry, Thomas d in Tioga, 6th ult., Thomas J. Berry aged 57 years.
1863 25 FEB D Black, elijah d in Wellsboro on the 24th instant, Mr. Elijah Black ( colored ) aged about 46 years.
1863 4 FEB M Blackmer, Elmira m on the 1st instant, by Isaac Squire, Mr. Horace Hagar to Miss Elmira Blackmer, both of Sullivan.
1863 14 JAN D Breck, Lloyd d on the 1st of October 1862, Lloyd Breck ( son of the Rev. Charles Breck, formerly of Wellsboro) was drowned at sea, when four miles from the port of Georgetown, Prince Edward Island. 
1863 25 FEB D Burgess, John d John Burgess of Sullivan, Tioga County., Pa. At Frederick, Md., Feb 1st, of desease.
1863 28 JAN M Clark, William m in Tioga, 11th instant by Rev. S.J. McCullough, Mr. William W. Clark to Miss Fannie F Adams.
1863 28 JAN M Congdon, Helen m on the 2d instant, by Rev. R.L. Stilwell, Mr. Chas. M. Swain of Burlington to Miss Helen Congdon of Troy, Bradford Co., Pa.
1863 21 JAN M Cooley, Mary m at the same time and place, by A. Lugg, Esq., Mr. Samuel Watson of Corning to Miss Mary Cooley of Dansville, N.Y.
1863 7 JAN D Crans, Carrie d in Wellsboro, 31st ult., of Diphtheria, Carrie Theresa, oldest daughter of O.V. & Jane Crans, aged 6 years, 7 months and 6 days.
1863 18 FEB D Crans, Nellie d in Wellsboro, 11th instant, of Diphtheria, Nellie Eliza, daughter of O.V. & Jane Crans, aged 4 years, 8 months and 5 days.
1863 11 FEB D Crans,Chas. d in Wellsboro, 6th inst., of diphtheria, Chas. Frederic, youngest son of O.V. & Jane Crans, aged 9 years & 6 days.
1863 18 MAR M Daily, Fidelia m in Middlebury, 8th inst., by Rev. A. Woodard, Mr. Jonas A. Whitcombe to Miss Fidelia A Daily, all of Middlebury.
1863 21 JAN M Dewey, Ann m in Ogden, 14th inst., by Rev. B.F. McNeal, Rev. George Stratton of the East Genesee Conference to Miss Ann M. Dewey, of Ogden.
1863 18 MAR D Dewey, Solon Letter from 101st Pa. Regt. Died Cpl. Solon H. Dewey, of Sullivan. He died at Fortress Monroe, Va. ( no date given )
1863 1 APR M Dockstader, H.P. m in Oberlin, Ohio, 26th ultimo, by Rev. M.W. fairfield, Mr. H.P. Dockstader of Charleston, Pa. To Miss C.L. Beecher of Oberlin.
1863 25 FEB D Downer, On Wednesday night of last week a child of William Downer was burned to death. There were two children in the house, the oldest of which threw paper into the stove and the younger one in pulling it out set fire to its clothes and was so badly burned that it died on the following morning.
1863 28 JAN M Eames, Amanda m in Covington on the 29th ultimo, by Ira Patchin, Esq., Mr. Horace Wells to Miss Amanda Eames, both of Covington, Pa.
1863 14 JAN D Eastman, Jay d in Delmar, 31st ultimo, Jay W., youngest child of Mr. & Mrs. G.W. Eastman, age about 8 years. Rev. J.D. Bell officiated at the funeral on New Years Day.
1863 11 FEB M Emery, Elizabeth m at the residence of the bride's father, in Wellsboro, 10th instant, by Rev. G.P. Watrous, Mr. J.A. Knapp and Miss Elizabeth Emery.
1863 18 MAR D Farr, Samuel d in Charleston, 3d inst., of diphtheria, Samuel R. Farr, son of widow Farr, of Middlebury, aged 16 years 11months 3 days.
1863 11 MAR D Fellows, Merritt d in Delmar, 6th inst., Merritt Fellows, aged 42 years.
1863 11 MAR D Field, Dorothy d in Delmar, 20th ult., Mrs. Dorothy Field, aged 80 years.
1863 18 FEB M Flites, John m in Delmar, 10th instant, by Andrew Crowl, Esq., Mr. John Flites of Middlebury to Miss Catharine Amburger of Delmar.
1863 28 JAN M Francis, Emily m on the 22d instant at the Parsonage by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. Samuel Pearson to Miss Emily Francis, both of Delmar.
1863 14 JAN D Gridley, William d in Camp, near Bell Plains, Va., 16th ult., of wounds received at Fredericksburg, William Gridley.
1863 4 FEB M Hagar, Horace m on the 1st instant, by Isaac Squire, Mr. Horace Hagar to Miss Elmira Blackmer, both of Sullivan.
1863 4 FEB D Hart, Fred Among those who fell in the late battle of the Blackwater was Corporal Fred Hart, Co. E. 11th Pa. Cavalry. A native of Tioga Co.
1863 18 FEB D Howe, John d in Delmar, 27th ultimo, of diphtheria, John Wesley, oldest son of William and Chloe Howe, aged 18 years, 10 months and 19 days.
1863 25 MAR D Hulslander, William d in Sullivan, at his father's residence on the 14th instant, William H. Hulslander ( late private in Co. C. 50th Regt, N.Y.S. Vols.) aged 25 years and 17 days. He volunteered in September 1861. While on the Peninsula before Richmond disease came upon him after causing him months of suffering has laid him low. Four days before his death he was brought home by his father to die.
1863 21 JAN D Jenkins, William Letter from "Bucktails" dated January 4th 1863. Killed on the 11th ultimo: Lt. William B. Jenkins, Co. B. Corporal Looney; pvt. Spencer and Pvt. Wenrick.
1863 18 FEB M Johnson, Elizabeth m in East Charleston by Rev. C.L.F. Howe, Mr. Peter Tipple, aged 62 to Mrs. Elizabeth Johnson, aged 26.
1863 25 MAR D Kimball, William d in Delmar, 18th inst., of diphtheria, William Everett, youngest child of Daniel & Cynthia Kimball, aged 13 years 5 months 10 days.
1863 4 MAR D Klock, Mary d in Charleston, 26th ult., Mary, wife of Edwin Klock, aged 26 years and 6 months.
1863 11 FEB M Knapp, J.A. m at the residence of the bride's father, in Wellsboro, 10th instant, by Rev. G.P. Watrous, Mr. J.A. Knapp and Miss Elizabeth Emery.
1863 21 JAN D Looney, Corporal Letter from "Bucktails" dated January 4th 1863. Killed on the 11th ultimo: Lt. William B. Jenkins, Co. B. Corporal Looney; pvt. Spencer and Pvt. Wenrick.
1863 25 MAR D Lowell, William d in Tioga, 3d instant, William A. Lowell ( late a member of Co. A. 23d Regt, N.Y. Vols. ) aged 24 years. He died of consumption which he contracted while in the service of his country.
1863 21 JAN M Marks, Nellie m in Farmington, at the house of the bride's father, by A. Lugg, Mr. Mathew H. Shay of Corning, N.Y. to Miss Nellie Marks of Farmington. (date of marriage not given. Jan. 21, 1863was date of paper)
1863 28 JAN D Marvin, Eliza d in Covington, October 28, 1862, Eliza, third wife of Tilly Marvin, aged 54 years.
1863 11 MAR D Miller, Henry d in Willamsport, 28th ult., Henry Morris, son of John J. & Maria Miller aged 7 months 10 days.
1863 25 MAR D Mitchell, Lettie d in Charleston, 6th instant, Lettie Zemphrona, only daughter of Thomas E. & Zelina Z. Mitchell, aged 2 years 4 months 14 days.
1863 28 JAN D Moore, James d in the Military Hospital in Richmond, Va., of gunshot wounds received in the battle of Fredericksburg, James Moore, of Wellsboro, a member of CO. H. 6th Regt. Pa. Reserves.
1863 18 MAR M Morse, Charles m in Knoxville, 5th inst., by Rev., William D. Rutherford, Mr. Charles Morse to Miss Mary Teall, both of Knoxville, Pa.
1863 18 MAR M Orr, Thomas m in Delmar, 8th inst., at the house of the bride's father, by J.D. Houghton, Esq., Mr. Thomas Orr to Miss Ruth M. Willard, all of Delmar.
1863 28 JAN M Pearson, Samuel m on the 22d instant at the Parsonage by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. Samuel Pearson to Miss Emily Francis, both of Delmar.
1863 1 APR M Post, Helen m in Sheshequin, Bradford County, on the 21st ultimo, by John Brink, Esq., Mr. Smith W. Purdy to Miss Helen A. Post of Towanda.
1863 7 JAN D Pratt, Reuben d in the battle of Fredericksburg, Va. ( Dec. 13, 1862 ) Lieut. Reuben M. Pratt of CO. H, 6th Regt, Pa. Reserves, a Wellsboro resident for a number of years--studied law with Henry Sherwood and was admitted to the Bar. He leaves aged parents, sisters, wife and infant. (lengthy obituary--no names of relatives given.)
1863 1 APR M Purdy, Smith m in Sheshequin, Bradford County, on the 21st ultimo, by John Brink, Esq., Mr. Smith W. Purdy to Miss Helen A. Post of Towanda.
1863 18 FEB D Rice, George d at Newbern, N.C., on the 6th instant of typhoid fever, George W. Rice of Chatham, Tioga Co., Pa., a member of Co. A. 171st Pa. Regt. Drafted men.
1863 14 JAN M Robinson, Richard m in Charleston, 30th ult., at the house of Mr. A. Lake, by the Rev. J.D. Bell, Mr. Richard Robinson of Covington to Mrs. Anna Lake of Middlefield, N.Y.
1863 25 FEB D Seeley, Allen d, Allen B. Seeley, of Sullivan, Tioga Co., Pa. In Washington, Feb 3d of wounds received at the battle of Fredericksburg.
1863 21 JAN M Shay, Mathew m in Farmington, at the house of the bride's father, by A. Lugg, Mr. Mathew H. Shay of Corning, N.Y. to Miss Nellie Marks of Farmington. (date of marriage not given. Jan. 21, 1863was date of paper)
1863 25 MAR D Sligh, James d in Westfield, 23d ult., of diphtheria, James, only son of Harvey & Susan Sligh, aged 13 years 6 months 7 days.
1863 21 JAN M Smith, Harrison m in Sullivan, 18th inst., at the residence of the bride's father, by Rev. M. Rockwell, Mr. Harrison Smith to Miss Viola Squire, all of Sullivan.
1863 11 FEB D Smith, Mary d in Wellsboro, 9 inst., of consumption, Mary, wife of Lewis Smith, aged about 44 years.
1863 21 JAN D Spencer, Pvt. Letter from "Bucktails" dated January 4th 1863. Killed on the 11th ultimo: Lt. William B. Jenkins, Co. B. Corporal Looney; pvt. Spencer and Pvt. Wenrick.
1863 21 JAN M Squiere, Viola m in Sullivan, 18th inst., at the residence of the bride's father, by Rev. M. Rockwell, Mr. Harrison Smith to Miss Viola Squire, all of Sullivan.
1863 21 JAN M Stratton, George m in Ogden, 14th inst., by Rev. B.F. McNeal, Rev. George Stratton of the East Genesee Conference to Miss Ann M. Dewey, of Ogden.
1863 28 JAN M Swain, Chas. m on the 2d instant, by Rev. R.L. Stilwell, Mr. Chas. M. Swain of Burlington to Miss Helen Congdon of Troy, Bradford Co., Pa.
1863 18 MAR M Teall, Mary m in Knoxville, 5th inst., by Rev., William D. Rutherford, Mr. Charles Morse to Miss Mary Teall, both of Knoxville, Pa.
1863 7 JAN D Thomas, Charles Additional War Casualties at the battle of Fredericksburg: Charles B. Thomas, Union, Co. C. 132d Pa. Vols.
1863 14 JAN D Thompson, Amasa d in Sycamore, DeKalb county, Ill., 5th day of August last, Amasa Thompson, aged 85 years. Mr Thompson had taken an active part in behalf of his country, prior to emigrating to this county-- having served in the war of 1812 as Captain. In 1816 he emigrated to Tioga county from Schoharie, N.Y. and settled in the township of Middlebury, where he remained until 1843, when he removed to Sycamore, Ill., where he resided until his death.
1863 18 FEB M Tipple, Peter m in East Charleston by Rev. C.L.F. Howe, Mr. Peter Tipple, aged 62 to Mrs. Elizabeth Johnson, aged 26.
1863 25 FEB D Vail, Charlie d in Charleston, 10th instant, of diphtheria, Charlie, son of Mrs. Jenette Vail, of Newark, N.J.
1863 14 JAN D Vandusen, Josephine d in Farmington, 12th ult., Josephine, only daughter of William & Emma Vandusen, aged 9 years.
1863 21 JAN D Walker, Ransel d in Camp, at Bell Plains, Va., 9th ult., Mr. Ransel Walker, 2nd son of James & Eliza Walker of Covington. The funeral will take place at the Christian Church in Covington, on the 25th instant. He was a member of Co. C. 132d Regt. Pa. Vols.
1863 7 JAN D Warner, Abel d in Stony Fork, 5th instant, Abel Silas Warner, (member of Co. E, 1st Pa. Rifles) aged 32 years
1863 25 MAR D Watrous, Emma d in Wellsboro, at the residence of Mr. Sturrock, on Mar. 17th 1863, Miss Emma Watrous in the 24th year of her age.
1863 21 JAN M Watson, Samuel m at the same time and place, by A. Lugg, Esq., Mr. Samuel Watson of Corning to Miss Mary Cooley of Dansville, N.Y.
1863 28 JAN M Wells, Horace m in Covington on the 29th ultimo, by Ira Patchin, Esq., Mr. Horace Wells to Miss Amanda Eames, both of Covington, Pa.
1863 21 JAN D Wenrick, Pvt. Letter from "Bucktails" dated January 4th 1863. Killed on the 11th ultimo: Lt. William B. Jenkins, Co. B. Corporal Looney; pvt. Spencer and Pvt. Wenrick.
1863 11 MAR D Westcott, Charlotte d in Charleston, 18th ult., of diphtheria, Charlotte J., eldest daughter of E.R. & J.A. Westcott, aged 7 years 5 months 23 days.
1863 18 MAR M Whitcombe, Jonas m in Middlebury, 8th inst., by Rev. A. Woodard, Mr. Jonas A. Whitcombe to Miss Fidelia A Daily, all of Middlebury.
1863 11 FEB D Willard, Oliver d in Charleston, 11th instant, Oliver Willard, aged about 80 years. Mr Willard was one of the earliest settlers in Tioga Co.
1863 18 MAR M Willard, Ruth m in Delmar, 8th inst., at the house of the bride's father, by J.D. Houghton, Esq., Mr. Thomas Orr to Miss Ruth M. Willard, all of Delmar.
1863 4 MAR D Wingate, Harriet d in Delmar, 24th ult., Harriet Eliza, daughter of Moses & Christiana Wingate, aged 3 years and 6 months.
1863 11 FEB D Young, Jonnie d in Alba, Bradford County, Pa., 1st ultimo, of diphtheria, Jonnie, youngest son of Abram & Lydia Young, aged 4 years 7 months 3 days.


Published On Tri-Counties Site On 9/5/98
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