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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 1854 - 1858

Reprinted with permission of Rhoda ENGLISH Ladd from Tioga County Newspaper Records - Thanks to Carol Peterson for retyping this.
1855 15 FEB M Ansley, William m 1st ult., at the house of David Ellis, Esq. On Pine Creek, by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. William Ansley of West Pike, Potter co. And Miss Cretia Ann Ellis of Shipppen.
1855 15 FEB M Ansley, William m 1st ult., at the house of David Ellis, Esq. On Pine Creek, by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. William Ansley of West Pike, Potter co. And Miss Cretia Ann Ellis of Shipppen.
1858 28 JAN M Austin, Lucy A. m 23d inst., at the house of the bride's father, by the Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. H.N. Williams of Woodhull, N.Y. And Miss Lucy A. Austin of Wellsboro.
1856 04 DEC D Bache, Anna d 1st inst., Mrs. Anna Bache, aged 73 years.
1854 05 OCT D Bache, Charles M. d 27ult., in Wellsboro, Pa., Charles M. Son of J.N. And Sarah Bache, aged 1 year and 4 months.
1857 15 OCT D Bache, Willie d 26th Sept., on Saturday, only son of William Bache aged 7 years.
1857 24 SEP M Bacon, Henry m 23 Aug., in Troy, Madison Co., Ill., Henry Bacon, and Augusta, daughter of E.P. Deane of Delmar.
1957 30 JUL M Bailey, Victoria C. m 22nd June, married at Tioga, by Rev. S.J. McCulloggh, Mr. Oscar Simonds, of Peru, Vt., and Miss Victoria C. Bailey of Middlebury.
1854 02 NOV M Baldwin, Caroline D. m 26th ult., in Newark, N.J., by Rev. Aikman, Cyrus S. Field, of Wellsborough, Pa., and Miss Caroline D. Baldwin, of the former place.
1854 05 OCT M Benedict, Augustus m 24th ult., by Elder Theobald Miller, Mr. Augustus Benedict to Miss Olive Jennings, all of Richmond township, Tioga County.
1858 15 APR M Bentley, Jane F. m 11th Apr., in the Dartt Settlement Meeting House, by the Rev. L. Stone, Jeremiah Dockstader to Miss Jane F. Bentley, both of Charleston.
1857 15 OCT M Blanchard, Oliver m 4th Oct., in Leroy, by Rev. I.B. Lake, Mr. Oliver Blanchard and Miss Maria Rundell, both of Union.
1857 15 OCT M Blanchard, Rachel m 6th Oct., in Osceola, by A.K. Bosard, Geo. A. Clark of Osceola and Miss Rachel Blanchard, late of Lawrenceville, Pa.
1855 08 FEB M Bodine, A.L. m 3d inst., in Blossburg, by Rev. Berridge, A.L. Bodine and Miss Julia A. Tilliotson, all of Bloss.
1854 26 OCT M Brewster, Lovica A. m 17 inst., by Rev. J.F. Calkins, at the parsonage, Edward M. Jurin, and Miss Lovica A. Brewster, both of Charleston.
1855 30 AUG M Briggs, Walter m 20th inst., at Dickinson House, Corning by ----Gray, Esq., Mr. Walter Briggs and Miss Rhoenna, daughter of Charles Goodwin, all of Middlebury, Pa.
1856 21 FEB M Bronson, Seth d 11th Feb., in Deerfield Township, Tioga Co., Pa., Seth Bronson.
1854 26 OCT M Brown, Jacob m 20 inst., by Rev. J.F. Calkins at Geodrich's Hotel in Tioga, Mr. Jacob Brown of Williamsport and Miss Emily M. Stowell of Delmar.
1855 23 AUG D Calkins, (child) d 18th inst., infant chld of Rev. J.F. Calkins, Wednesday evening. Burial in Elmira.
1857 15 OCT M Clark, Geo. A. m 6th Oct., in Osceola, by A.K. Bosard, Geo. A. Clark of Osceola and Miss Rachel Blanchard, late of Lawrenceville, Pa.
1858 01 APR D Clmer, Ellen d 30th utl., died in this village, daughter of William B and Mary Clymer, aged about 15 months.
1856 04 DEC M Collidge, D.K. m 20th ult., by Rev. W.A. Bronson, Mr. D.K. Collidge and Miss Deborah VanHorn, all of Charleston.
1856 22 MAY M Conkright, John M. m 14th inst., at Crystal Fountain Hotel by A.J. Sofield, Esq., John M. Conkright, of Queensburg, Warren Co., N.Y. And Miss Sarah Wilkins, of Caton, Steuben Co., N.Y.
1855 15 FEB M Culver, Evelin m 6th inst., in Cherry Flatts, by John Gibson, Esq., Isaac Rumsey and Miss Evelin Culver, both of Cherry Flatts.
1855 01 MAR M Dartt, Hiram m 22d inst., in Middlebury at the residence of the bride, by Rev Isaiah McMahon, Mr. Hiram W. Dartt of Wellsboro and Miss Adaline Potter of Middlebury.
1857 15 OCT D Davis, (son) d 12th ult., in Charleston, son of William Davis, aged 3 years. Mr. Davis, of Wales 9 mo ago, wife 2 1/2 mo ago. Younger child buried in the ocean during wife's passage to this country, remaining child died at a stop at his uncles home in Charleston. 
1857 24 SEP M Deane, Augusta m 23 Aug., in Troy, Madison Co., Ill., Henry Bacon, and Augusta, daughter of E.P. Deane of Delmar.
1857 22 JAN M Derow, Lucy m 8th inst., in Covington, by Rev. A.A. Marple, Thos. C. Howes, M.D. And Lucy, youngest daughter of E.W. Derow Esq., of that place.
1858 28 JAN M Dickinson, Julia A. m 27inst., at St. Paul's Church., Wellsboro, PA, by Rev. S.B. Dalrymple assisted by Rev. A.A. Marple, Rev. Robert B. Peet of Montrose, Pa., and Miss Julia A. Dickinson of Wadsworth, Ohio.
1855 31 MAY M Dike, Lucy M. m 20th May, in Bloss, on Sunday, by S.S. Packard, Esq., Dr. Henry Kilbourn, of Covington, and Miss Lucy M. Dike, of the former place.
1858 15 APR M Dockstader, Jeremiah m 11th Apr., in the Dartt Settlement Meeting House, by the Rev. L. Stone, Jeremiah Dockstader to Miss Jane F. Bentley, both of Charleston.
1858 15 APR M Elliott, Thomas m at the same time and place by the same, Thomas D. Elliott, to Miss Julia A. Macumber, both of Cherry Flats. (see Kelley, Francis & Mudge, Nancy B?)
1855 15 FEB M Ellis, Cretia Ann m 1st ult., at the house of David Ellis, Esq. On Pine Creek, by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. William Ansley of West Pike, Potter co. And Miss Cretia Ann Ellis of Shipppen.
1855 15 FEB M Ellis, Cretia Ann m 1st ult., at the house of David Ellis, Esq. On Pine Creek, by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. William Ansley of West Pike, Potter co. And Miss Cretia Ann Ellis of Shipppen.
1855 08 FEB M Evans, Martha m 30th ult., in Charleston, by John Gibson, Mr. John Jones, of Blossburg and Miss Martha Evans, of Charleston.
1854 02 NOV M Field, Cyrus S. m 26th ult., in Newark, N.J., by Rev. Aikman, Cyrus S. Field, of Wellsborough, Pa., and Miss Caroline D. Baldwin, of the former place.
1858 08 APR D Forbes, Jno. d 1st inst., engineer employed by Tioga R.R. Co. five or six yrs, died at the house of Dea. Middlebrook, Friday at two am of severe injuries near Lindley in an accident on the Tioga R.R., age 31, mbr of Baptist Church, Corning. Deceased leaves a family.
1855 04 JAN D Gibson, Wesley H. d 28th ult., Wesley H., son of John & Laura E. Gibson, age 15 years and ten days.
1855 30 AUG M Goodwin, Rhoenna m 20th inst., at Dickinson House, Corning by ----Gray, Esq., Mr. Walter Briggs and Miss Rhoenna, daughter of Charles Goodwin, all of Middlebury, Pa.
1857 05 NOV D Grover, Jemima d 22d, Oct., in Farmington, Tioga Co., Pa., of consumption, Jemima G. Grover aged 28 yrs.
1858 01 APR D Guernsey, Newberry E. d 27th ult., in Tioga, son of Joseph W. And Julia Guernsey, aged about 21 months.
1857 24 SEP M Hakes, James C. m 17th inst., in Blossburg, by John James, Esq., James C. Hakes and Elmira E. Hutchins, both of Covington Township.
1857 30 JUL D Halsey, Euince H. d 21st June, at Lawrenceville, Tioga Co., Pa., in her 89th yr., widow of late Hon. Eleazar Lindsley. Daughter of Jeremiah & Elizabeth Halsey of Binghampton, Long Island; was born April 2d 1769. Married in 1786, all her children 3 daughters died before her. long artical about Col. Eleazer Lindsley, her father-in-law. 
1855 19 APR M Henry, Mary P. m 8th inst., in this borough, on Sunday evening, by Rev. I. McMahon, Allen King of Westfield and Miss Mary P. Henry, formerly of Charleston.
1858 28 JAN M Henry, William m 21st inst., in Charleston, by James Kelley, Esq., at his residence, Mr. William Henry, and Mrs. Desdemona Palmer, both of Delmar.
1855 15 FEB M Herrington, Harriet m 11th inst., at the Church at Pine Creek by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. John Purvis of Middlebury and Miss Harriet Herrington of Shippen.
1857 22 JAN M Howes, Thos. C., M.D. m 8th inst., in Covington, by Rev. A.A. Marple, Thos. C. Howes, M.D. And Lucy, youngest daughter of E.W. Derow Esq., of that place.
1857 24 SEP M Hutchins, Elmira E. m 17th inst., in Blossburg, by John James, Esq., James C. Hakes and Elmira E. Hutchins, both of Covington Township.
1854 05 OCT M Jennings, Olive m 24th ult., by Elder Theobald Miller, Mr. Augustus Benedict to Miss Olive Jennings, all of Richmond township, Tioga County.
1855 08 FEB M Jones, John m 30th ult., in Charleston, by John Gibson, Mr. John Jones, of Blossburg and Miss Martha Evans, of Charleston.
1854 26 OCT M Jurin, Edward M. m 17 inst., by Rev. J.F. Calkins, at the parsonage, Edward M. Jurin, and Miss Lovica A. Brewster, both of Charleston.
1858 15 APR M Kelley, Francis m 6h Apr., in Cherry Flats, by the Rev. L. Stone, Mr. Francis Kelley of Mansfield, to Miss Nancy B. Mudge of Cherry Flats.
1855 31 MAY M Kilourn, D. Henry m 20th May, in Bloss, on Sunday, by S.S. Packard, Esq., Dr. Henry Kilbourn, of Covington, and Miss Lucy M. Dike, of the former place.
1857 30 JUL D Kimball, Caroline d 18th July, on Saturday evening, Mrs. Caroline Kimball, aged 46 years.
1855 01 MAR M Kimball, E.E. m 22d inst., in Middlebury, by Esquire Haliday, Mr. E.E. Kimball, and Miss Selina Seeley, all of Wellsboro.
1855 19 APR M King, Allen m 8th inst., in this borough, on Sunday evening, by Rev. I. McMahon, Allen King of Westfield and Miss Mary P. Henry, formerly of Charleston.
1858 18 FEB D Knowlton, (girl) d a little child of Mr. A. Knowlton of Gaines township was burned on Friday last and lived but a few hours. The child was about 3 1/2 yrs old, a girl. 
1854 21 SEP D Landis, Ada Alena d 12th inst., in Wellsboro, Ada Alena, daughter of Simon H. & Philana Landis, aged 1 year, 11 months and 12 days.
1858 04 FEB D Larrison, William H. d 8th Jan., in Clymer, William H. Larrison, youngest son of William and Sarah Larrison, aged 22 years.
1857 30 JUL D Lindsley, Eunice d 21st June, at Lawrenceville, Tioga Co., Pa., in her 89th yr., widow of late Hon. Eleazar Lindsley. Daughter of Jeremiah & Elizabeth Halsey of Binghampton, Long Island; was born April 2d 1769. Married in 1786, all her children 3 daughters died before her. long artical about Col. Eleazer Lindsley, her father-in-law. 
1858 15 APR M Macumber, Julia A. m at the same time and place by the same, Thomas D. Elliott, to Miss Julia A. Macumber, both of Cherry Flats. (?see Kelley, Francis & Mudge, Nancy B?)
1856 10 JUL M McCollum, Mary Ann m 3d inst., in Blossburg, by J. James, Esq., Marcus A. Tuttle of Cummings, Lycoming Co., and Miss Mary Ann McCollum, of Liberty.
1856 21 FEB D McNett, ---- d a few days since, at Stony Fork, a serious logging accident occurred resulting in the death of McNett...
1856 06 MAR D McNitt, Wm d administrators Notice. Letters of Adm. Having been granted on the estate of Wm McNitt of Delmar township, deceased. Dated Delmar, March 6, 1956. H.S. Hastings & Geo. McNitt, Adms.
1857 15 OCT M Merrrick, Charles m 8th inst., at the parsonage of the Presbyterian Church, by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Charles Merrick and Miss Hannah A. Sears.
1855 15 FEB M Miller, Eliza Jane m 8th inst., at the house of Morris Miller, Delmar, by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Wilber F. Nichols of N.Y. And Miss Eliza Jane Miller of Delmar.
1858 15 APR M Mudge, Nancy B m 6h Apr., in Cherry Flats, by the Rev. L. Stone, Mr. Francis Kelley of Mansfield, to Miss Nancy B. Mudge of Cherry Flats.
1855 15 FEB M Nicholas, Wilber F. m 8th inst., at the house of Morris Miller, Delmar, by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Wilber F. Nichols of N.Y. And Miss Eliza Jane Miller of Delmar.
1856 04 DEC D Niebell, Anna E. d 19th ult., in Wilkesbarre, Anna E. Wife of Edward S. Niebell, Esq., senior Editor of Luzerne Union.
1858 28 JAN M Palmer, Desdemona m 21st inst., in Charleston, by James Kelley, Esq., at his residence, Mr. William Henry, and Mrs. Desdemona Palmer, both of Delmar.
1856 28 FEB M Pattison, Thomas m in Blossburg, by John James, Esq., Thomas Pattison and Miss Sarah Wells, all of Blossburg.
1858 28 JAN M Peet, Robert B. m 27inst., at St. Paul's Church., Wellsboro, PA, by Rev. S.B. Dalrymple assisted by Rev. A.A. Marple, Rev. Robert B. Peet of Montrose, Pa., and Miss Julia A. Dickinson of Wadsworth, Ohio.
1855 01 MAR M Potter, Adaline m 22d inst., in Middlebury at the residence of the bride, by Rev Isaiah McMahon, Mr. Hiram W. Dartt of Wellsboro and Miss Adaline Potter of Middlebury.
1855 08 FEB M Pratt, Rhoda m 7th inst., in Wellsboro, by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. H.D. Treadwell of Elmira, N.Y. And Miss Rhoda Pratt, of Wellsborough.
1855 15 FEB M Pratt, Rhoda m 7th inst., in Wellsboro, by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. H.D. Treadwell merchant of Elmira, N.Y. And Miss Rhoda Pratt, of Wellsborough, late of Indianapolis, Indiana.
1855 15 FEB M Purvis, John m 11th inst., at the Church at Pine Creek by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. John Purvis of Middlebury and Miss Harriet Herrington of Shippen.
1858 11 FEB D Richards, Elizabeth d 8th inst., in Wellsboro, aged 27 years.
1855 04 JAN D Rockwell, Laban L. d 24th ult., on Sunday morning, Mr. Laban L. Rockwell, of Rutland, in the 56th year of his age. He left a wife and ten children.
1857 30 JUL D Royce, Lemuel d 24th July, in Delmar, mr. Lemuel Royce, in the 77th year of his age.
1855 15 FEB M Rumsey, Isaac m 6th inst., in Cherry Flatts, by John Gibson, Esq., Isaac Rumsey and Miss Evelin Culver, both of Cherry Flatts.
1857 15 OCT M Rundell, Maria m 4th Oct., in Leroy, by Rev. I.B. Lake, Mr. Oliver Blanchard and Miss Maria Rundell, both of Union.
1857 15 OCT M Sears, Hannah A. m 8th inst., at the parsonage of the Presbyterian Church, by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Charles Merrick and Miss Hannah A. Sears.
1855 01 MAR M Seeley, Selina m 22d inst., in Middlebury, by Esquire Haliday, Mr. E.E. Kimball, and Miss Selina Seeley, all of Wellsboro.
1856 04 DEC M Seymour, Ellen m 27th ult., at Clever House, by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Geo. W. Seymour of Sullivan and Miss Ellen Seymour, of Mansfield
1856 04 DEC M Seymour, Geo. W. m 27th ult., at Clever House, by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Geo. W. Seymour of Sullivan and Miss Ellen Seymour, of Mansfield
1957 30 JUL M Simonds, Oscar m 22nd June, married at Tioga, by Rev. S.J. McCulloggh, Mr. Oscar Simonds, of Peru, Vt., and Miss Victoria C. Bailey of Middlebury.
1858 04 FEB D Smith, Elijah d 29th ult., highly respected citz. of Elkland, Tioga, Co. Pa., accident -- sleeve caught in spur gearing in Davenport Flouring Mill, leaves wife and two sons. Mbr of IOOF, Rev. N.L. Reynolds dlivered discourse.
1857 30 JUL D Spencer, Joanna d 6th June, in Union, Joanna, wife of Chas. O. Spencer aged 41 years.
1854 26 OCT M Stowell, Emily M. m 20 inst., by Rev. J.F. Calkins at Geodrich's Hotel in Tioga, Mr. Jacob Brown of Williamsport and Miss Emily M. Stowell of Delmar.
1855 05 APR M Surdam, Rosetta E. m 1st inst., on Sunday, by Z. Mallory, Esq., Mr. A.S. Tubbs of Westfield and Miss Rosetta E. Surdam of Hector, Pa.
1857 OCT D Thomas, Ephrim p of real estate, presented in Orphan's Court in Wellsboro, Tioga Co., Ephraim Thomas died on or about the 8th of Sept. 1852, six children: Wm Thomas; Sally Thomas, married w/ John Morehess, of N.Y.; Betsey Thomas, married w/ Luman Peck; Mary Thomas, married w/Geo. Mattison; Ephraim Thomas, resident of McKean, PA, and Ezekiel Thomas; all of lawful age, desc. of property in Lawrence twnshp was given.
1855 08 FEB M Tilliotson, Julia A. m 3d inst., in Blossburg, by Rev. Berridge, A.L. Bodine and Miss Julia A. Tilliotson, all of Bloss.
1855 08 FEB M Treadwell, H.D. m 7th inst., in Wellsboro, by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. H.D. Treadwell of Elmira, N.Y. And Miss Rhoda Pratt, of Wellsborough.
1855 15 FEB M Treadwell, H.D. m 7th inst., in Wellsboro, by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. H.D. Treadwell merchant of Elmira, N.Y. And Miss Rhoda Pratt, of Wellsborough, late of Indianapolis, Indiana.
1855 05 APR M Tubbs, A.S. m 1st inst., on Sunday, by Z. Mallory, Esq., Mr. A.S. Tubbs of Westfield and Miss Rosetta E. Surdam of Hector, Pa.
1856 10 JUL M Tuttle, Marcus A. m 3d inst., in Blossburg, by J. James, Esq., Marcus A. Tuttle of Cummings, Lycoming Co., and Miss Mary Ann McCollum, of Liberty.
1856 04 DEC M VanHorn, Deborah m 20th ult., by Rev. W.A. Bronson, Mr. D.K. Collidge and Miss Deborah VanHorn, all of Charleston.
1857 26 FEB D VanOstrand, (man) d 3d inst., Drowned. A man named VanOstrand, at Tioga.
1856 28 FEB M Wells, Sarah m in Blossburg, by John James, Esq., Thomas Pattison and Miss Sarah Wells, all of Blossburg.
1856 22 MAY M Wilkins, Sarah m 14th inst., at Crystal Fountain Hotel by A.J. Sofield, Esq., John M. Conkright, of Queensburg, Warren Co., N.Y. And Miss Sarah Wilkins, of Caton, Steuben Co., N.Y.
1857 28 JAN M Williams, H.N. m 23d inst., at the house of the bride's father, by the Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. H.N. Williams of Woodhull, N.Y. And Miss Lucy A. Austin of Wellsboro.


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