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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 1872

Reprinted with permission of Rhoda ENGLISH Ladd from Tioga County Newspaper Records Volume NINE. Thank you Harold Hooper for retyping these.

1872 22 OCT D Adams, W.D. The Elmira Advertiser states tha W.D. Adams died at his residence in Knoxville last Sunday.
1872 12 JUN D Allen, Deacon John The Troy Gazette says that on June 2nd, Deacon John Allen died in Wysox, aged 78 and on June 3rd, Deacon William Goodrich died in the same township at the age of 69 years. They were among the first settlers of Bradford county.
1872 17 APR Allerton, Isaac "Our Williamsport Letter". The Pilgrim Fathers. The subject may interest many of your readers, especially the Howlands, the Brewsters, the Cooks, and the Culvers, who claim decent from the May Flower's passnegers. The husband of Mrs. Fanny Allerton, who, 40 years ago was living in a small house on the lower side of the road, near the little creek on the Wellsboro side of MRs. Boyden's house, was a descendant of Isaac Allerton, and his 2nd wife, who was a daughter of Elder Brewster. She was the grandmother of Joel Culver, of Charleston. The Allertons and the Cushmans of this county claim a connection by virtue of the aforesaid marriage. (More details given regarding Isaac Allerton)
1872 17 JAN M Austin, Mary J. m in Charleston Dec 31, 1871, by Rev. G.S. Transue, Mr. George Wilkinson and Miss Mary J. Austin, both of Charleston.
1872 3 APR M Barnes, Mary E. m in Middlebury, March 31, 1872, by Rev. C.K. Bunnell, Mr. George A. Simmons and Miss Mary E. Barnes.
1872 24 SEP M Beech, Winthrop m in Middlebury, Sept 15, 1872, by Rev. C.K. Bunnell, Mr. Winthrop Beech and Miss Margaret Curran, both of Chatham.
1872 1 OCT M Beeman, Rozett m by Rev. N.L. Reynolds, Sept 22nd, in Middlebury, at the residence of the bride, Mr. Isaac Dobbs of Tioga and Miss Rozett Beeman.
1872 10 APR M Bellenger, David m in Charleston, March 28, 1872 by G.S. Transue, Mr. David Bellenger of Charleston and Miss Maria J. Gillett of Covington.
1872 24 SEP M Bellenger, Philo m 23d September, by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. Philo Bellenger and Miss Anna Waters, both of Richmond.
1872 24 APR D Besford, Robert Mr. Robert Besford, of Cogan House township, Lycoming co., Pa. Was drowned on April 9th, in Little Pine Creek, about two miles above English Centre. He was engaged in rafting logs when he slipped in and instantly drowned. He was aged about 35 years and leaves a wife and 1 child.
1872 10 DEC M Blackman, James A. m in Osceola, Dec 1, 1872 by Rev. John Cairns, Mr. James A. Blackman and Miss Sarah H. Cillcy, both of Woodhull, NY.
1872 3 JAN D Booth, Elisha Rev. Elisha Booth, for 25 years a Baptist Minister in this county and Steuben, died recently at Fulton, Illinois, aged 83 years. Mr. Booth at one time published a Paper at Tioga village, Tioga co. He also founded a paper at Addison, Steuben co, NY. Rev. Booth died at the residence of his son.
1872 24 APR M Bosard, John M. m in Nelson, April 17th by Rev. S.A. Rawson, Mr. John M. Bosard of Farmington, Pa., and Miss Jennie Crane of Addison, NY.
1872 17 APR Brewster's "Our Williamsport Letter". The Pilgrim Fathers. The subject may interest many of your readers, especially the Howlands, the Brewsters, the Cooks, and the Culvers, who claim decent from the May Flower's passnegers. The husband of Mrs. Fanny Allerton, who, 40 years ago was living in a small house on the lower side of the road, near the little creek on the Wellsboro side of MRs. Boyden's house, was a descendant of Isaac Allerton, and his 2nd wife, who was a daughter of Elder Brewster. She was the grandmother of Joel Culver, of Charleston. The Allertons and the Cushmans of this county claim a connection by virtue of the aforesaid marriage. (More details given regarding Isaac Allerton)
1872 20 MAR D Bush, Isaac Mr. Isaac Bush, who was hurt by the bursting of an emery-wheel at Niles Valley recently, died last week Tuesday. His funeral took place at Niles Valley on Wednesday. Mr. Bush was a man in the prime of his life and leaves a widow and one child-- a girl.
1872 3 JUL D Cameron, Peter Mr. Peter Cameron, died in Covington twp on June 16, 1872 aged 63 years. He was a native of Scotland.
1872 29 OCT D Cass, Lafayette The Blossburg Register says that Mr. Lafayette Cass, an employee of the Tioga R.R. Company died in that village last Saturday week of consumption.
1872 10 DEC M Cillcy, Sarah H. m in Osceola, Dec 1, 1872 by Rev. John Cairns, Mr. James A. Blackman and Miss Sarah H. Cillcy, both of Woodhull, NY.
1872 22 MAY D Clark, William B. Mr. William B. Clark of Wellsboro was found dead in bed last Friday at the Pennsylvania House. He was unmarried.
1872 29 OCT D Cone, Mrs. A. P. Mrs. A. P. Cone died last Saturday morning. She had been sick with a fever similar to one which proved fatal to her husband. She had recovered sufficiently to leave her bed; but suffered a relapse which terminated in her death.
1872 17 APR Cook's "Our Williamsport Letter". The Pilgrim Fathers. The subject may interest many of your readers, especially the Howlands, the Brewsters, the Cooks, and the Culvers, who claim decent from the May Flower's passnegers. The husband of Mrs. Fanny Allerton, who, 40 years ago was living in a small house on the lower side of the road, near the little creek on the Wellsboro side of MRs. Boyden's house, was a descendant of Isaac Allerton, and his 2nd wife, who was a daughter of Elder Brewster. She was the grandmother of Joel Culver, of Charleston. The Allertons and the Cushmans of this county claim a connection by virtue of the aforesaid marriage. (More details given regarding Isaac Allerton)
1872 13 MAR D Corbin, P.L. Notice from Westfield Lodge #477, AYM of the death of P.L. Corbin. Leaves a wife and children.
1872 3 JAN D Corbin, Philetus L. Some three weeks since, Mr. Philetus L. Corbin, at Pike Mills, Potter Co, was struck on the head and knocked down by a trailing hook flying out of a log. It was thought it was not serious but his head continued to bother him… and he died Dec 26th. Funeral services were held at the M.E. Church in Wellsboro Dec 29th. He was 36 years of age and leaves a wife and two children.
1872 24 APR M Crane, Jennie m in Nelson, April 17th by Rev. S.A. Rawson, Mr. John M. Bosard of Farmington, Pa., and Miss Jennie Crane of Addison, NY.
1872 8 OCT M Cudworth, Julia L. m at the house of the bride's father, by Rev. Isaac Everitt, Sept 5th 1872, Mr. John W. DeWitt and Miss Julia L. Cudworth, all of Sullivan, Pa.
1872 27 MAR D Culver, Lewis Mar 27 & Apr 3, 1872, Homicide in Wellsboro. Last Sunday night Lewis Culver was killed by a pistol shot fired by John J. Bergen. (Details given) Mr. Culver leaves a wife and one child. He was about 26 years of age.
1872 3 JUL D Culver, Mrs. Joel d in Charleston, June 20th 1872, Mrs. Joel Culver, aged 60 years.
1872 17 APR Culvers "Our Williamsport Letter". The Pilgrim Fathers. The subject may interest many of your readers, especially the Howlands, the Brewsters, the Cooks, and the Culvers, who claim decent from the May Flower's passnegers. The husband of Mrs. Fanny Allerton, who, 40 years ago was living in a small house on the lower side of the road, near the little creek on the Wellsboro side of MRs. Boyden's house, was a descendant of Isaac Allerton, and his 2nd wife, who was a daughter of Elder Brewster. She was the grandmother of Joel Culver, of Charleston. The Allertons and the Cushmans of this county claim a connection by virtue of the aforesaid marriage. (More details given regarding Isaac Allerton)
1872 24 SEP M Curran, Margaret m in Middlebury, Sept 15, 1872, by Rev. C.K. Bunnell, Mr. Winthrop Beech and Miss Margaret Curran, both of Chatham.
1872 10 APR M Dart, Mr. H. m March 20, 1872 by M. Smith, Esq., Mr. H. Dart of Rutland and Miss H. E., youngest daughter of Mrs. Saley Williams of Rutland, Pa.
1872 3 APR D Davis, Lucy d in Wellsboro, March 23, 1872, Mrs. Lucy Davis, aged 71 years. She was a charter member of the first organized Baptist church in this county, which was a little over 55 years ago.
1872 8 OCT M DeWitt, John W. m at the house of the bride's father, by Rev. Isaac Everitt, Sept 5th 1872, Mr. John W. DeWitt and Miss Julia L. Cudworth, all of Sullivan, Pa.
1872 1 OCT M Dobbs, Isaac m by Rev. N.L. Reynolds, Sept 22nd, in Middlebury, at the residence of the bride, Mr. Isaac Dobbs of Tioga and Miss Rozett Beeman.
1872 10 DEC M Downs, Edwin D. m at the residence of Mr. Philip P. Sweet, Dec 4, 1872, by Rev. W.H. Rumsey, Mr. Edwin D. Downs of Downsville, NY and Miss Dora Laure Sweet of Ulster.
1872 1 OCT D Eberentz, Julia H. Last Thursday, Miss Julia H. Eberentz was riding out, and when near the railroad the team suddenly started at the noise of the gravel train. The horses did not run; but Miss Eberentz was so startled that she died almost immediately of hear disease. She had been troubled with that complaint for sometime. She was the daughter of Charles Eberentz of Delmar and was greatly loved by all who knew her.
1872 24 APR D Elliott, Larman H. Larman H. Elliott, for thirty years a resident of this county, died in Mansfield on April 12th in the 78th year of his age. He left a widow and two sons--C.V. and S.B. Elliott, surviving him.
1872 17 JUL M Empson, Flora E. m at the M.E. Parsonage in Chatham Valley, July 6, 1872, by Rev. W.H. Rumsey, Mr. Ansel P. Erway and Miss Flora R. Empson, all of Chatham, Pa.
1872 17 JUL M Erway, Ansel P. m at the M.E. Parsonage in Chatham Valley, July 6, 1872, by Rev. W.H. Rumsey, Mr. Ansel P. Erway and Miss Flora R. Empson, all of Chatham, Pa.
1872 26 JUN D Everett, Jonathan & Jul 3rd 1872 issue. We understand a man named Jonathan Everett was struck by lightning and killed, in Covington twp., during last Friday's storm.
1872 3 JUL M Fishler, Frank R. m June 19th 1872 by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. Frank R. Fishler and Miss Rosena Sticklin, both of Wellsboro
1872 5 NOV D Gile, Rosel Mr. Rosel Gile, Sr., an old resident of Richmond township, died at Canoe Camp last week Sunday.
1872 10 APR M Gillett, Maria J. m in Charleston, March 28, 1872 by G.S. Transue, Mr. David Bellenger of Charleston and Miss Maria J. Gillett of Covington.
1872 12 JUN D Goodrich, William The Troy Gazette says that on June 2nd, Deacon John Allen died in Wysox, aged 78 and on June 3rd, Deacon William Goodrich died in the same township at the age of 69 years. They were among the first settlers of Bradford county.
1872 20 MAR M Green, Clara A. m at Wellsboro, March 11, 1872, by Rev. J.D. Mitchell, D.D., Clarence W. Wetherbee of Delmar and Clara A. Green of shippen.
1872 12 JUN D Grenell, Rev. S. Jackson. Rev. S. Grenell, who lived in the neighborhood of Daggett's Mills, died on the 25th of April, aged 78 years. The most of his days were spent in this county, he first laboring as a Missionary.
1872 3 DEC D Harrington, Edward Edward Harrington fell from a load of hay, near Lawrenceville, last Saturday, cutting his head so badly that he has since died of his injuries. He was about 35 years of age.
1872 17 APR Howland's "Our Williamsport Letter". The Pilgrim Fathers. The subject may interest many of your readers, especially the Howlands, the Brewsters, the Cooks, and the Culvers, who claim decent from the May Flower's passnegers. The husband of Mrs. Fanny Allerton, who, 40 years ago was living in a small house on the lower side of the road, near the little creek on the Wellsboro side of MRs. Boyden's house, was a descendant of Isaac Allerton, and his 2nd wife, who was a daughter of Elder Brewster. She was the grandmother of Joel Culver, of Charleston. The Allertons and the Cushmans of this county claim a connection by virtue of the aforesaid marriage. (More details given regarding Isaac Allerton)
1872 22 MAY D Jones, Abraham Notice from the Blossburg Arbon Lodge #489, IOOF, of the death of Abraham Jones.
1872 27 MAR M King, Charles m in Wellsboro, March 23, 1872, by Rev. D.D. Buck, Mr. Charles King and Miss Anna Wagstaff, both of Antrim.
1872 12 JUN M Lester, Lydia m at M.E. Parsonage in Charleston, June 4th, 1872, by Rev. G.S. Transue, Mr. J.B. Lyon of Middlebury and Miss Lydia Lester of Charleston.
1872 22 OCT M Lloyd, George W. m at Keystone House, in Elkland Boro, 11th October, by Rev. E.B. Benedict, Mr. George W. Lloyd and Miss A. Anna Stevens, both of Niles Valley.
1872 3 APR M Losey, Mary m at the house of John Redington in Middlebury, March 23rd by Rev. C.K. Bunnell, Mr. M.V. Payne of Deerfield and Miss Mary Losey of Chatham.
1872 12 JUN M Lyon, J.B. m at M.E. Parsonage in Charleston, June 4th, 1872, by Rev. G.S. Transue, Mr. J.B. Lyon of Middlebury and Miss Lydia Lester of Charleston.
1872 7 FEB D Mathers, Marion H. d at Wellsboro, Jan 2?, 1872, Mr. Marion H. Mathers, aged 22 years, 3 months 7 days.
1872 24 APR D Mooney, Patrick Patrick Mooney of Blossburg was recently killed at Sunbury, Pa. He was a fireman on an engine and was crushed by a collision in the engine yard.
1872 29 OCT M Mowrey, Martha m at the residence of the bride's parents, Oct 23, 1872, by Rev. W.H. Rumsey, Mr. O.A. Vandusen and Miss Martha Mowrey, all of West Farmington.
1872 28 FEB D Musselman, Edward Notice from Arbon Lodge #489, IOOF, Blossburg, of the death of Edward Musselman. Leaves a widow and children.
1872 28 FEB D Newell, Emma Notice from Newhope Lodge Room, I.O. of G.T. Mansfield, of the death of Emma Newell, wife of P.W.C.T. Oramel Newell.
1872 5 NOV D Niles, Nathan A correspondent informs us that on Oct 19th, Mr. Nathan Niles, a youth of about 16 years, son of the late Wallace Niles of Middlebury, was kicked by a colt, and killed instantly.
1872 1 OCT D Parker, George Mr. George Parker, and old citizen of this village, died last Friday. He had been sick all summer with the brain fever.
1872 19 JUN D Parkhurst, Dr. Dr. Parkhurst, for many years a resident of Lawrenceville, died on June 5th, 1872. He was at one time a member of the State Legislature, and afterward Sheriff and Associate Judge of the county. At the time of his death he was 78 years of age.
1872 3 APR M Payne, M.V. m at the house of John Redington in Middlebury, March 23rd by Rev. C.K. Bunnell, Mr. M.V. Payne of Deerfield and Miss Mary Losey of Chatham.
1872 8 OCT D Phoenix, old lady (& 15th) issue, Last Thursday, Oct 3d, a mile below Covington, the mail train ran over an old lady name Phoenix, killing her instantly, She was 66 years old.
1872 17 APR D Pomeroy, Daniel F. Daniel F. Pomeroy died April 10th, in Troy, Pa. He was born in Geneva, NY in Feb 1816 and moved to Troy with his parents while a child. His two younger brothers were Horace and S.W. Pomeroy.
1872 17 JUL D Randall, John John Randall of Blossburg was killed July 2nd by the limb of a tree falling on his head.
1872 6 MAR D Roberts, Edward D. Notice from Covington Lodge # 274, IOOF, of the death of Edward D. Roberts.
1872 1 MAY D Robertson, Adalaide d in Chatham, April 22, 1872, Adalaide, daughter of Calvin and E.A. Robertson, aged 14 years 1 month 18 days.
1872 21 FEB D Root, Harriet d at Wellsboro, Feb 14, 1872, Harriet, wife of Joseph A. Root, aged 30 years.
1872 5 JUN D Rowland, Infant A young child of Mr. H. Rowland of Wellsboro died Monday morning.
1872 3 APR D Ruggles, Emma Jane d in Charleston, March 23d 1872. Emma Jane, infant child of D.W. and Rosetta Ruggles, aged 8 months.
1872 17 APR D Rumsey, Martha M. d on Rumsey Hill, near Mainsburg, Tioga co, April 2, 1872, Martha M., youngest daughter of Aaron and Orilla Rumsey, aged 21 years and 9 months.
1872 21 FEB D Scofield, Marietta d Marietta Sophia, oldest daughter of Marietta Scofield of Westfield, Tioga co. Died of brain Fevr, near Sunderland (Sunderlinville), Potter co, Feb 3, 1872, aged 17 years 8 months 12 days.
1872 17 APR D Shedden, Robert A fatal accident a week ago last Tuesday on the road leading from Union township to Fall Brook, Pa. The deceased was Robert Shedden of Union, a man about 55 years of age. It is supposed his wagon slipped on some ice in the road and he was pitched from his seat down the steep hillside, striking his head against a tree and breaking his neck. He leaves a wife and 4 children. ELMIRA GAZETTE.
1872 3 APR M Simmons, George A. m in Middlebury, March 31, 1872, by Rev. C.K. Bunnell, Mr. George A. Simmons and Miss Mary E. Barnes.
1872 28 FEB D Smart, Elizabeth Notice from Arbon Lodge, #489, IOOF, Blossburg, of the death of William Smart of Arnot and his wife Elizabeth.
1872 28 FEB D Smart, William Notice from Arbon Lodge, #489, IOOF, Blossburg, of the death of William Smart of Arnot and his wife Elizabeth.
1872 22 OCT M Stevens, A. Anna m at Keystone House, in Elkland Boro, 11th October, by Rev. E.B. Benedict, Mr. George W. Lloyd and Miss A. Anna Stevens, both of Niles Valley.
1872 3 JUL M Sticklin, Rosena m June 19th 1872 by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. Frank R. Fishler and Miss Rosena Sticklin, both of Wellsboro
1872 10 DEC M Sweet, Dora Laure m at the residence of Mr. Philip P. Sweet, Dec 4, 1872, by Rev. W.H. Rumsey, Mr. Edwin D. Downs of Downsville, NY and Miss Dora Laure Sweet of Ulster.
1872 13 MAR D Thompson, Alden Mr. Alden Thompson died suddenly last Thursday at his residence in Charleston. He was 77 years old, long a citizen of Charleston.
1872 29 OCT M Vandusen, O.A. m at the residence of the bride's parents, Oct 23, 1872, by Rev. W.H. Rumsey, Mr. O.A. Vandusen and Miss Martha Mowrey, all of West Farmington.
18872 27 MAR M Wagstaff, Anna m in Wellsboro, March 23, 1872, by Rev. D.D. Buck, Mr. Charles King and Miss Anna Wagstaff, both of Antrim.
1872 24 SEP M Waters, Anna m 23d September, by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. Philo Bellenger and Miss Anna Waters, both of Richmond.
1872 26 NOV D Webster, E.R. N:otice from New Hope Lodge, Mansfield, of the death of E.R. Webster.
1872 20 MAR M Wetherbee, Clarence m at Wellsboro, March 11, 1872, by Rev. J.D. Mitchell, D.D., Clarence W. Wetherbee of Delmar and Clara A. Green of shippen.
1872 3 APR D Wetherbee, Edward d in Clymer, March 20, 1872, Mr. Edward Wetherbee, aged 61 years. (NOTE: Newspaper error. Should read: Edmund Wetherbee. Ref. Cemetery Inscription, Clark cemetery, Clymer twp, Tioga co.)
1872 17 JAN M Wilkinson, George m in Charleston Dec 31, 1871, by Rev. G.S. Transue, Mr. George Wilkinson and Miss Mary J. Austin, both of Charleston.
1872 20 MAR D Williams, P.R. Mr. P.R. Williams, formerly a resident of Wellsboro, and extensively known in this county, died at Emporium a few days ago.
1872 10 APR M Williams, Saley m March 20, 1872 by M. Smith, Esq., Mr. H. Dart of Rutland and Miss H. E., youngest daughter of Mrs. Saley Williams of Rutland, Pa.
1872 3 JAN D Wilson, James R. d James R. Wilson, for many years President of the Tioga railroad, died at hisresidence ner Mansfield, Tioga co, on Dec 24th, in the 66th year of his age. The funeral was held at the Episcopal church in Mansfield on Dec 27th, after which his remains were removed to Burlington, New Jersey for Interment.

Published On Tri-Counties Site On 11/21/98
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