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1877-  Wellsboro Agitator - Obituaries
 Part One
Part One Part Two
Miss Cora A. Hall
At Osceola, April 9, 1877, of typhoid fever, Cora A., daughter of S. E. and Lucinda Hall, aged 13 years, 5 months and 10 days.  (Tuesday, June 19, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Clarissa B. Starr
In Farmington, April 22, 1877, Clarissa b. Starr, aged -- years, 1 month, and 5 days.  (Tuesday, June 19, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

William Brewster
At Osceola, April 30, 1877, William Brewster, aged 45 years, 11 months and 24 days.  (Tuesday, June 19, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Jay E. Watson
In Rutland, June 5(or 6), of diphtheria, Jay E., only son of Daniel Watson, Esq., aged 18 years.  (Tuesday, June 19, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Charles F. Briggs
Charles F. Briggs, a well known editor, died in Brooklyn, NY, last Wednesday, aged 73.  (Tuesday, June 26, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Rev. John S. C. Abbott
Rev. John S. C. Abbott, the historian, died at Fair Haven, CT, last week Sunday, aged 71 years.  (Tuesday, June 26, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Commodore John R. Goldsborough
Commodore John R. Goldsborough, of the United States Navy, died in Philadelphia Saturday morning, aged 69 years.  (Tuesday, June 26, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Patrick Connolly
Patrick Connolly was murdered at Scranton, Sunday morning.  (Tuesday, June 26, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Hon. George Tracy
Hon. George Tracy, of Bradford county, who has been an invalid for many years, died on Sunday, the 3d instant, at the Insane Asylum at Harrisburg.  (Tuesday, June 26, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John Zoerb
John Zoerb, of Potter county, a few days ago went to his bed-room, after having knocked his son down with a piece of iron, placed the muzzle of a rifle to his mouth, pulled the trigger with his fingers and blew himself into eternity.  It is thought he was partially insane, domestic trouble having preyed on his mind.  He was 64 years old.  (Tuesday, June 26, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Christian Schroeder
Christian Schroeder, a Williamsport brewer, died in prison a few days ago of convulsions.  A short time before he had boarded a switch engine and flourished a cocked revolver, imagining that he was being pursued by revenue officers.  The engineer and fireman hastily fled from the locomotive, leaving the crazed man in full possession. He was subsequently disarmed and lodged in prison, where he died in 20 minutes.  (Tuesday, June 26, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Martin McIntyre
Last Tuesday night near Nanticoke, a party of drunken Molly Maguires attacked a number of miners, injuring all of them.  Martin McIntyre, one of the colliers, was so badly wounded that he died the next day.  (Tuesday, June 26, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Willis McLean
In Roseville, June 4, 1877, of diphtheria, Willis, son of L. G. and Anna McLean.  (Tuesday, July 3, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Frank Sherman
In Roseville, June 17, 1877, of diphtheria, Frank, son of B. P. Sherman, aged 3 years.  (Tuesday, July 3, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Rosa Wells Guernsey
In Tioga, June 24, 1877, Rosa Wells, youngest daughter of John W. and Susan M. Guernsey, aged 24 years.  (Tuesday, July 3, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Polly Force
At Blossburg, June 26, 1877, Mrs. Polly Force.  (Tuesday, July 3, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Hestina Bristol
At Mixtown, April 25, 1877, Hestina, wife of Orville Bristol, in the 64th year of her age.  (Tuesday, July 3, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Joseph G. Mitchell
The many friends of Rev. Dr. J. D. Mitchell will regret to hear of the accidental death of his brother, Mr. Joseph G. Mitchell, of Philadelphia.  From the Philadelphia Bulletin of last Tuesday we learn that on Monday evening of last week Mr. Mitchell undertook to get on a train that had just started at the Columbia avenue station.  He struck against the car and fell backward upon the platform.  Upon examination it was found he was badly hurt, a physician was called and the injured man was taken to his home at Germantown by the next train, but died soon after reaching his house.  The deceased is spoken of by all who knew him as a most genial and well informed gentleman, and he enjoyed the confidence and esteem of the banking and business circles of his native city.  He was 62 years old the day of his death, and was in vigorous health.  (Tuesday, July 10, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Thomas Mantor
In Tioga township, June 29, 1877, Thomas Mantor, aged 87 years.  (Tuesday, July 10, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Frank Wilson
Frank Wilson, a negro was hung in Harrisburg last Wednesday for the murder of John Rudy in June, 1876.  (Tuesday, July 17, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Capt. James Warner
Capt. James Warner, of Providence, RI, is dead.  He was made a Free Mason in 1803, and was probably the oldest Mason in the country.  (Tuesday, July 17, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Prof. S. Tenny
Prof. S. Tenny, of Williams College, died in Michigan a few days since.  This will probably break up the Williams scientific expedition, of which he was the head.  (Tuesday, July 17, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Richard Walther
Richard Walther, a German grocer at Hornellsville, was found dead in bed Friday morning, with a pistol shot through the heart.  Whether it was a case of suicide or murder is not known.  (Tuesday, July 17, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Joseph Mishow
Mr. Joseph Mishow, died in Williamsport on the 29th ultimo, having reached the extraordinary age of 103 years, 8 months and 23 days.  His memory was good up to a few days of the time of his death.  (Tuesday, July 17, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Betsey Robbins
Mrs. Betsey Robbins, of Hornby, NY, was found dead in her house recently.  It is supposed she came to her death by the falling in of a chimney, as a heavy piece of timber upon which the chimney was built, was found lying across her body.  (Tuesday, July 17, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Charles Carr
A sad accident occurred at Port Jervis, July 4th, which resulted in the death of Charles Carr of Matamoras, Pike county.  While engaged in coupling cars, near the switch, his foot slipped into the frog, and being unable to extricate it in time, the cars passed over him, crushing and mangling his limbs, in a fearful manner, from the effects of which he died shortly after.  (Tuesday, July 17, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

D. W. Hibbard
In Roseville, June 3, 1877, of apoplexy, D. W. Hibbard, in the 59th year of his age.  (Tuesday, July 17, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Sally Miller
At Millerton, July 4, 1877, Mrs. Sally Miller, relict of Mr. Garrett Miller, aged 86 years.  (Tuesday, July 17, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Hannah Miller
At Millerton, July 10, 1877, Mrs. Hannah Miller, aged 73 years.  (Tuesday, July 17, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Catherine Narsh
At Blossburg, Sunday, July 8, 1877, Catherine, wife of Elisha Narsh, aged 67 years.  (Tuesday, July 17, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Charles V. Stowell
Mr. Charles V. Stowell died recently at Millerton, from accidental injuries received four weeks previously.  (Tuesday, July 24, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Horace A. Deans
On the morning of the 11th instant, Mr. Horace A. Deans, father of Mr. Frank A. Deans of this village, met with a fatal accident at Montrose, Susquehanna county.  He was on horseback and starting out of town, when the horse reared up and fell backwards upon him, the pommel of the saddle striking him upon the breast and injuring him so severely that he died the next Saturday afternoon.  The funeral services were held at the Presbyterian church in Montrose, Sunday, the 15th instant, at 6 p. m., and were attended by a large concourse of mourning relatives and friends.  (Tuesday, July 24, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Rachel Meade
At Tioga, July 16, 1877, of dropsy of the heart, Rachel, relict of Franklin Meade, aged 58 years.  (Tuesday, July 24, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Fanny Swartwood
At Mitchell’s Creek, July 13, 1877, Mrs. Fanny Swartwood.  (Tuesday, July 24, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Amy Kniffin
At Mansfield, July 15, 1877, Mrs. Amy Kniffin, aged 77 years.  (Tuesday, July 24, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Charles Hanwell
Mr. Charles Hanwell, of Blossburg, committed suicide last week Sunday by taking laudanum.  It seems that the young man had been quite dissipated and recently signed the Murphy pledge, but had broken it several times.  Going to a brother’s house while intoxicated, he was refused admission, whereupon he went away, bought some laudanum, and put an end to his earthly troubles by drinking it.  (Tuesday, July 31, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)  A correspondent at Blossburg who has the best means of knowing whereof he affirms, sends us the following account of the recent suicide at Blossburg, in correction of statements heretofore made: “Charles Hanwell, who committed suicide here at about 9 a. m., the 22d instant, was 35 years old.  He was a miner, and had served in the Union army during our late war.  He was discharged for physical disability, and at the time of his suicide was out of employment, and was staying with his brother Henry, in this borough.  He had, last April, joined the Murphy movement, which pledge he broke and had been drinking.  He left his brother’s house on Saturday morning early, and was not seen again by him till Sunday morning, when he was lying intoxicated in the yard at the front of his house, in a plot of flowers.  His brother went to him, tried to rouse him, and advised him to come into the house and lay down, or go into the yard behind the house, which he could not be induced to do, but became abusive, and to avoid a scene Henry left him and after a few minutes returned to him again, requesting him to have some breakfast, which he (Charles) refused with abusive epithets, to avoid which Henry retired to the house again.  Then Charles went to the house of Wm. Jaqueman, a neighbor, and asked them if they could let his sister-in-law have their laudanum bottle, as he said she had the toothache.  They handed a two-ounce vial full of laudanum to him; he stepped out of the house and swallowed the whole of it immediately.  Medical attendance was of no avail.  This was about 9 a. m.  He died at 10:15 o’clock.  (Tuesday, August 7, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Erastus Niles
Erastus Niles, one of the oldest and most respected citizen of this township, died very suddenly last Tuesday.  He had been in poor health for some time, and his sudden death was not a surprise to those who knew his situation before.  The funeral services were conducted on Thursday by Rev. N. L. Reynolds.  (Tuesday, July 31, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Mary D. Moore
At Stony Fork, Pa., July 21, 1877, Mrs. Mary D. Moore, aged 68 years.  (Tuesday, July 31, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. John Bellinger
In Charleston, Pa., May 10(or 20), 1877, of dropsy, Mr. John Bellinger, aged --- years.  (Tuesday, July 31, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Catharine Bellinger
May 31, 1877, Mrs. Catharine Bellinger.  (Tuesday, July 31, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Nancy Scott
In Charleston, Pa., July 25, 1877, Nancy, wife of John Scott, aged 74 years and 5 months.  (Tuesday, July 31, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Eliza W. Kingsley
In Mansfield, July 18, 1877, Eliza W., wife of Nathaniel Kingsley, aged 72 years.  (Tuesday, July 31, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

George Harvey
On Long Run, July 20, 1877, George Harvey, aged 67 years.  (Tuesday, July 31, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Maria White
In Jackson township, June 6, 1877, Mrs. Maria White, aged 75 years.  (Tuesday, July 31, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Stephen Millspaugh
In Blossburg, July 26, 1877, of paralysis, Stephen Millspaugh, aged 84 years.  (Tuesday, July 31, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Cephas Scott
Mr. Cephas Scott, one of the oldest residents of McKean county, died at his residence in Smethport a few days ago, at the advanced age of 83 years.  (Tuesday, August 14, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Delbert S. Moore [SRGP 68711]
In Sullivan, July 30, of epilepsy, Delbert S. Moore, aged 17 years.  (Tuesday, August 14, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Willie Avery
At Covington, August 2, 1877, Willie, only child of George and Jessie Avery, aged 2 years and 6 months.  (Tuesday, August 14, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. George Passmore
At Arnot, August 7, 1877, Mr. George Passmore, aged 75 years and 4 months.  (Tuesday, August 14, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Nathaniel Thompson
On the evening of August 1, 1877, Mr. Nathaniel Thompson, aged 67 years, 6 months and 29 days.  Nathaniel Thompson, who died last evening at the residence of Hon. J. B. Cassoday, spent the most of his life in Tioga county, Pennsylvania, where he was widely known as a man of skill in constructing and running mills, building bridges and mill dams, and lumbering generally.  The crash of 1873, and misfortune from floods deprived him of a valuable property.  During the war he served a year or two as captain of a construction corps.  In 1864 he came to Janesville, where he has since resided.  Mr. Thompson had been a devoted member of the First M. E. Church in Janesville during his residence here, and his life has been characterized by remarkable fidelity in the discharge of his religious duty.  For several years before his death he was an official member, and served as sexton during the last five years.  He was a man of generous and charitable impulses, strictly and scrupulously honest in his dealings, uniformly kind and liberal to a fault with the means at his disposal.  He was married to the widowed mother of Hon. J. B. Cassoday about 36 years ago.  His bereaved companion has been afflicted with blindness for 22 years, and yet looks up hopeful even in her sorrow, being able to say “the Lord’s will be done.” --Janesville Gazette.  (Tuesday, August 14, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

William Longman
William Longman, the well-known London publisher, is dead.  (Tuesday, August 21, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Charles Cunningham
A boy named Charles Cunningham was killed by a fall of coal at the Arnot mines last week Monday.  (Tuesday, August 21, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Joel G. Parkhurst
The Journal says Mr. Joel G. Parkhurst died at his residence in Elkland last Wednesday morning.  He was born at Richmond, NH., December 15, 1828.  When 17 years old he came to Lawrenceville, where he was employed as a clerk in the store of his brother, John Parkhurst.  In 1853 he moved to Elkland and engaged in the mercantile business until 1874, when failing health compelled him to relinquish all active business pursuits.  He was an upright, honorable businessman, and his death is regretted by many friends.  He leaves a wife and one child--a daughter 9 years of age.  (Tuesday, August 21, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Samuel Hartsock
At Wellsboro, August 18th, 1877, Samuel Hartsock, aged 51 years.  (Tuesday, August 21, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Eugene Lamb
At Lamb’s Creek, August 4, 1877, Eugene Lamb, aged 34 years.  (Tuesday, August 21, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Angelina Fralic
At Lamb’s Creek, August 9, 1877, Mrs. Angelina Fralic.  (Tuesday, August 21, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Mary Reese
At Blossburg, August 14, 1877, of hemorrhage of the lungs, Mrs. Mary Reese, aged 68 years.  (Tuesday, August 21, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Roy O. Branch
At Lawrenceville, Pa., August 14, 1877, Roy O. Branch, infant son of E. F. and Anna E. Branch.  (Tuesday, August 21, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John Degarmo
John Grim, aged 18 years, fatally shot John Degarmo, aged 21, near M’Keesport, Armstrong county, on the 28th ultimo.  Grim had drunk considerable liquor during the day, and shot Degarmo without apparent cause.  The assassin was committed to prison.  When the “bracelets” were placed on his wrists he sneered and said “D--d pretty things for a gentleman to have on, ain’t they?”  (Tuesday, August 21, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Frank Snyder
Frank Snyder, aged about 14 years, son of Andrew Snyder, of Kylertown, Clearfield county, was burned to death on the 4th of July, under the following circumstances:  The boys of the place were engaged in throwing fire-balls, and had a pan full of turpentine standing in the street with which they saturated the balls.  Among the crowd was a young man named Elisha Ricketts, who, being slightly intoxicated, ran out into the street and gave the pan a kick, throwing the burning turpentine over the clothing of young Snyder, who, in his fright started to run, thus causing the flames to burn more fiercely, and before they could be smothered or his clothing torn off he was so severely burned that he died the next day.  The boy’s parents are poor, and the citizens of the place kindly bore the expenses of the funeral, thus, as far as lay in their power, relieving their distress.  (Tuesday, August 21, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Hon. Franklin Alberger
Hon. Franklin Alberger, formerly Mayor of Buffalo, and late a member of the Legislature, died at Buffalo last Friday of heart disease.  (Tuesday, August 28, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John and Elizabeth Harvey
John and Elizabeth Harvey, a destitute old couple, were burned to death in their house on the outskirts of Niagara, Thursday night.  (Tuesday, August 28, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Dr. H. A. Phillips
Dr. H. A. Phillips, of Knoxville, died at his residence in that place on the 17th instant.  (Tuesday, August 28, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. John Watson
Mr. John Watson, a former resident of Fall Brook, was killed on the 3d instant by inhaling carbonic-acid gas in a mine near Carbondale, Kansas.  He descended a ladder into an old pit but 20 feet deep, and was instantly smothered by the gas.  His body was brought to the surface in about half an hour.  He had a wife and eight children.  He left Fall Brook, where he was much respected, two years ago.  (Tuesday, August 28, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Gilbert B. Owlett
Mr. Gilbert B. Owlett, of Chatham, died at his residence in that township last Wednesday, the 22d instant, at the ripe old age of 78 years, 4 months and 11 days.  Mr. Owlett was born in England, and came to this country when of middle age, and at once settled in Chatham, where he resided for the remainder of his life.  He was thrice married, and was the father of 15 children, two of whom died in infancy.  At his death his descendants numbered 13 children, 11 of whom are married, 43(or 48) grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.  He was a consistent member of the M. E. Church, and was through life an excellent citizen, a kind neighbor and a true friend.  The funeral was attended at the Free Will Baptist church at Chatham, last Friday, by a large concourse of his relatives and friends.  Rev. H. C. Moyer, of Osceola, preaching the sermon.  (Tuesday, August 28, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Orson Cook
Orson Cook, one of the bank robbers of the First National Bank of this village, died at the Eastern Penitentiary last Thursday.  We are not informed as to the nature of his disease.  The announcement of his death is somewhat surprising to those of our citizens who have visited the prison where he was incarcerated, for he has always appeared to enjoy excellent health, while Cosgrove, his confederate, seemed considerably broken down.  Cook will be remembered as one of the men who drove the teams from Elmira to this village on the 16th of September, 1874, going back the same night to Elmira with the robbers and the plunder from the bank.  Both he and Cosgrove were tried and convicted at the November term the same year.  Cook pleaded guilty, and was sentenced to the Penitentiary for 13 years and 9 months, Cosgrove, who stood his trial, being sent for 16 years and 9 months.  Cook resided in Elmira, where he had very respectable connexions.  His remains were removed to that place for burial.  (Tuesday, August 28, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. John Cochran [SRGP 62817]
Mr. John Cochran, of Richmond township, died on the 15th instant.  The Advertiser is informed that he was in his 102d year.  It is stated that when the battle of Bennington was fought, August 16, 1777, he was 18 months old, and at that time his mother took him and made a journey on horseback.  During the journey the babe lost one of his shoes.  The remaining shoe was preserved until a few years since, when a near relative, Fanny Cochran, who had it in her possession, lost it by some means or other.  Mr. Cochran was born in Cambridge, Franklin county, Vermont, and came to Richmond 61 years ago, and has resided upon the same premises ever since.  He was the father of 10 children, seven of whom are now living.  During his long life he had amassed some property by habits of frugality and industry.  For 51 years he was a member of the M. E. church of Mansfield, and was a devout man, it being his daily custom until within a few years past to retire to a grove back of his dwelling and engage in prayer.  (Tuesday, August 28, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Ben DeBar
Ben DeBar, the celebrated actor and manager, died at St. Louis, Tuesday.  (Tuesday, September 4, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

E. L. Stanton
E. L. Stanton, son of the late Secretary Stanton, died Wednesday morning.  (Tuesday, September 4, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Lieut. William A. Willis
Lieut. William A. Willis, late of the U. S. Navy, died at Providence, RI, Wednesday.  (Tuesday, September 4, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Gertrude Ballard
At Blossburg, August 24, 1877, Gertrude, daughter of Mr. J. T. Ballard, aged 4 months.  (Tuesday, September 4, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Selma Myers
At Blossburg, August 26, 1877, Selma, daughter of Mr. Leopold Myers, aged 9 months.  (Tuesday, September 4, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Samuel Edgcomb
In Westfield township, August 18, 1877, Samuel, son of Mr. J. M. Edgcomb, aged 8 years.  (Tuesday, September 4, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Cornelius Mulder
Cornelius Mulder, a boy aged 12 years, caught an arm in a cog wheel in a factory at Paterson, NJ, Thursday.  The arm was torn from the shoulder, and the boy soon afterward died.  (Tuesday, September 11, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Alvin Adams
Alvin Adams, the founder of the great express company bearing his name, died a few days ago.  (Tuesday, September 11, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Frederick William Thomas
Frederick William Thomas, editor of the Philadelphia Free Press, died Friday morning, aged 70.  (Tuesday, September 11, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Simeon Garnet
Simeon Garnet, a negro who raped Mrs. Perry Kingrey, at Oxford, Ohio, was taken out of jail and shot dead by a mob.  (Tuesday, September 11, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

David Smith and son
David Smith, a former resident of Arnot, met with a fatal accident at Warrington mine, Massilon, Ohio, by attempting to open a keg of powder with his pick, which struck a spark and caused an explosion of the keg.  His boy, about 13 years of age, who was working with him at the time, was so badly injured that he died the following day, and the father died a short time after.  Mr. Smith leaves a wife and three children.  (Tuesday, September 11, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Fred Colgrove
Fred Colgrove, of Breesport, NY, committed suicide last week Monday, by hanging.  He had been married about 9 months.  (Tuesday, September 11, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Betsey Peck
In Farmington, August 21, 1877, of consumption, Mrs. Betsey Peck, aged about 50 years.  (Tuesday, September 11, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Alice Van Zile
At Osceola, August 21, 1877, Alice, wife of Isaac F. Van Zile, aged 43 years.  (Tuesday, September 11, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Sarah J. Kennedy
In Delmar, September 2, 1877, Sarah J., wife of Russell H. Kennedy, aged 28 years, 7 months and 8 days.  (Tuesday, September 11, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Benj. Schneider
Benj. Schneider, for 42 years missionary in Turkey, died in Boston last Friday.  (Tuesday, September 18, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

William Cameron
William Cameron, an older brother of Simeon Cameron, died at Lewisburg, Pa., last week.  (Tuesday, September 18, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Mary Shumway
Mrs. Mary Shumway, wife of Palmer Shumway, of Charleston township, died last Wednesday.  She was 53 years old, and had been suffering from a protracted and distressing illness which she bore with true Christian resignation.  (Tuesday, September 18, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

McConnell - Mrs. Angeline Fairman [SRGP 05392]
In Richmond, Sept. 6, 1877, Angeline, wife of Frederick F. Fairman, in the 63d year of her age.  (Tuesday, September 18, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Emma Gaylord [SRGP 82622]
In Tioga, September 10, 1877, of cholera infantum, Emma, only child of D. A. Gaylord, of Mansfield, aged 8 months and 24 days.  (Tuesday, September 18, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.) [Prospect Cemetery]

Ephraim B. Morgan
At the home at Round Top, September 11, 1877, Ephraim B. Morgan, aged 33 years, 4 months and 21 days.  The sudden death of Mr. Morgan carried sorrow to a wide circle of relatives and friends.  He was greatly esteemed for his honest and manly qualities.  (Tuesday, September 18, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Daniel A. Lamb
Mr. Daniel A. Lamb, a son of E. D. Lamb, of Lamb’s Creek, and an engineer on the P. and E. railroad, was crushed to death by the wreck of his engine, caused by running over a cow, at a point opposite Williamsport, a week ago last Saturday morning.  Although the accident happened about 2 o’clock, it was daylight before the body could be recovered from the wreck.  (Tuesday, September 25, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Gertrude Somers
In Westfield, September 13, 1877, of typhoid fever, Gertrude Somers, aged about 18 years.  (Tuesday, September 25, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Wallace Wilbur
At Sunderlinville, Pa., September 8, 1877, Wallace Wilbur, aged 24 years.  (Tuesday, September 25, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Eleazer Seeley
At Knoxville, Pa., September 14, 1877, Eleazer Seeley, aged 82 years.  (Tuesday, September 25, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Michael Harden
Mr. Michael Harden, who cut his throat a few days ago, as reported by us last week, died last Friday morning at Antrim.  (Tuesday, October 2, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Ira Cleaveland [SRGP 08963]
Mr. Ira Cleaveland, of Sullivan, died last week Monday from the effects of the burns resulting from the explosion of a lamp, as recently reported.  (Tuesday, October 2, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Male Cleaveland
In Sullivan, September 24, 1877, an infant son of Stephen L. Cleaveland, aged 7 weeks.  (Tuesday, October 2, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Mary D. Doolittle
At Blossburg, September 22, 1877, Mary D., infant daughter of Mr. S. A. Doolittle, aged 5 months and 11 days.  (Tuesday, October 2, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Lewis Lillie
Lewis Lillie, inventor of Lillie’s safes, died last Tuesday at Elizabeth, NJ.  (Tuesday, October 9, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

William Hartman
William Hartman, leader of the strike in progress on the Kansas Central Narrow-Gauge Railroad, was killed last week by the Sheriff’s posse.  (Tuesday, October 9, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Asa Preston
Mr. Asa Preston, of Farmington, was found dead a few mornings since, lying with his face in a creek near his residence.  He had been subject to fits since childhood, and it is believed that during a sudden attack of that nature he fell into the creek and was drowned.  (Tuesday, October 9, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Lillia D. Bradway
In Mansfield, Friday, September 28, 1877, Mrs. Lillie D. Bradway, aged 85 years, 5 months and 26 days.  (Tuesday, October 9, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Roswell Hunt
Roswell Hunt, proprietor of the Delavan House, Elmira, died last Wednesday from diphtheria.  He was 54 years old and unmarried.  (Tuesday, October 16, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

General William Patton
General William Patton, the oldest member of the Bradford county bar, died last Wednesday.  He was 78 years old, and was for many years a prominent politician.  (Tuesday, October 16, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John C. Robb
At Tioga, October 7, 1877, of fever, John C. Robb, aged 68 years.  (Tuesday, October 16, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Patience Kinner
At Millerton, September 1, 1877, Patience Kinner, in her 18th year.  (Tuesday, October 16, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Charles H. Goldsmith
Mr. Charles H. Goldsmith, a leading citizen of Blossburg, died last Thursday morning.  (Tuesday, October 23, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Rev. H. E. Ford
To the Editor of the Agitator:  Last Tuesday morning Rev. H. E. Ford died at his home in Holidaytown, in the 48 year of his age.  He was born in Somerset, Niagara county, NY, and when a child was taken to Woodstock, Ont., with his parents, and resided there until he reached manhood.  Returning to the United States about 10 years ago, he became pastor of the First Baptist Church of Watkins, NY, and served in that capacity two years.  He then entered into an engagement with the Mecklenburg Church for alike period, and on the termination of his ministrations there he went to Wayne for one year and then to Mt. Washington for two years.  About three years ago he was engaged by the Baptist Church of Middlebury, and severed his connection with that Church as pastor only about a year since, remaining a member until his death.  Since that time he has filled several appointments in Farmington and at some intermediate points. Disease fastened itself upon him about four years ago.  Last fall he was very near death’s door; but he recovered sufficiently to again fill his appointments, when he met with an accident while on his way to one of his meetings, from which he has suffered much and from which he never fully recovered.  These complicated physical evils finally terminated in his death after a severe illness of only a few days. As a preacher or teacher he promulgated wholesome truth, and never failed to interest his hearers.  The funeral services were conducted on Thursday, the 18th instant, by Rev. Mr. VanDoren and Rev. S. D. Merrick, the text for the sermon being the last clause of the 4th verse of the 17th chapter of St. John:  “I have finished the work which then gavest me to do.”  Middlebury, October 19, 1877.  (Tuesday, October 30, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Mary Shumway
In Charleston, September 12, 1877, Mary, wife of William P. Shumway, aged 53 years, 11 months and 10 days.  (Tuesday, October 23, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John Kirkpatrick
At Wellsboro, October 16, 1877, John Kirkpatrick, aged 70 years.  (Tuesday, October 23, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Mary Crosby
At Brookfield, Mo., September 29, 1877, of congestion of the lungs, Mrs. Mary Crosby, formerly of Richmond township, Tioga county, Pa., in the 62d year of her age.  (Tuesday, October 23, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John O’Donnell
In Tioga, October 12, 1877, of membranous croup, John O’Donnell, aged nearly 2 years.  (Tuesday, October 23, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Charles Robinson
At Blossburg, October 13, 1877, Mr. Charles Robinson, aged 72 years.  (Tuesday, October 23, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Charles H. Goldsmith
At Blossburg, October 18, 1877, Charles H. Goldsmith, aged 46 years and 4 months.  (Tuesday, October 23, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. William Ellis
Mr. William Ellis, well known to many of the citizens of this village, died at his home in Ellisburg, Potter county, last Tuesday.  Mr. Ellis was 39 years of age, and was thoroughly respected by all who knew him.  (Tuesday, October 30, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Hon. Sobieski Ross
Our community was shocked last Friday by the report that Hon. Sobieski Ross, of Coudersport, had killed himself last Wednesday, at his home in that village.  The sad report proves to be well-founded, as will be seen by the following account of the tragic event, published in the Enterprise:  Our town was thrown into a state of the most intense excitement about one o’clock today, Wednesday by the announcement that Hon. Sobieski Ross had committed suicide by shooting, in his barn.  Investigation proved the report too true, and ere many minutes had elapsed a large number of our townspeople had gathered at the scene of the sad affair, where Mr. Ross was lying on the floor of the barn, in that portion used for the storage of carriages, dead! He lay with his face up, apparently having taken that position ere the fatal shot was fired.  In his right hand he held a small revolver, in the left his hat, which covered the revolver and the place where the ball had entered.  The vest had been pushed aside, and the muzzle of the revolver placed above the heart and fired; under the vest the blood that oozed from the wound could be seen, and there was also a small pool of blood on the floor. Mr. Ross ate his dinner about noon, as usual, and was apparently as well as he had been for some time past.  He had promised to go to the woods with Mrs. Ross for some ferns, and said he would take his gun with him, and perhaps he would kill a partridge.  After finishing his dinner he walked out towards the barn, and when Mrs. Ross was ready to go to the woods she went to the barn to look for him and found him lying on the floor, dead, as above describe. Mr. Ross was born in Coudersport, on the 16th day of May, 1828, and has always made this his home.  For many years he was engaged in the occupation of land surveyor, and finally, with Dr. Fox, of Philadelphia, bought a large amount of land in this county, much of which has been sold to our farmers.  He has always been noted for his leniency toward those who were owing him for their farms, and executions were rarely or never issued, except where there was no possible chance of payment ever being made and it became necessary in order to save himself. In politics he was a Republican and was elected to the Forty-third and re-elected to the Forty-fourth Congress--in both cases running far ahead of his ticket in this borough and county. Mr. Ross has been a President of the J. S., P. C. & S. L. R. R. for several years, and what work has been done on it is owing to his individual effort.  That it is not completed is no fault of his, for he did all that man could do to make it a success. For the past year Mr. Ross has been in very poor health; his nervous system seemed completely shattered, and there can be no doubt that he has been partially insane for a long time.  His sufferings were more than he could bear; and dethroned reason led to the fatal act. In his death our village has lost an honored citizen and every citizen has lost a valued friend.  He did much to build up the borough and vicinity, and his loss will be severely felt.  Faults and failings, if he had them, are covered by the mantle of charity, and only the good qualities are or should be remembered. Since the above was written we learn that the physicians have found, on examination, that Mr. Ross fired two shots.  The first ball entered the back of the head, passing through and following the skull upwards, but not penetrating the brain, on the left side; the second entering the left breast, as first stated above, and doubtless penetrating the heart, causing his death.  He leaves a wife, four children, his aged mother and two sisters, Mrs. A. F. Jones and Mrs. A. G. Olmsted, to mourn his untimely fate.  (Tuesday, October 30, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Theodore Barrier
Theodore Barrier, the dramatist, is dead.  (Tuesday, October 30, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Prof. George Hadley
Prof. George Hadley, the famous chemist, is dead.  (Tuesday, October 30, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Bunnell
At Tioga, October 21, 1877, Elizabeth Ann, relict of Heman G. Bunnell, aged 56(or 36) years, 9 months and 23 days.  (Tuesday, October 30, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. George Washington
In Westfield, October 13, 1877, Mrs. George Washington, aged 62 years.  (Tuesday, October 30, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Lottie Cisco
At Elkland, October 25, 1877, Miss Lottie Cisco, aged 16 years.  (Tuesday, October 30, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Male Jacob
We regret to learn that an infant son of Mr. John C. Jacob died of diphtheria last week.  So far as we know, this is the first fatal case of the disease originating in this borough.  At this season of the year parents can not be too careful to keep the little folks dry, warm, and well nourished.  (Tuesday, November 13, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Calkins
The death of Mrs. Calkins, wife of Rev. J. F. Calkins, which occurred at Brooklyn, NY, early last Saturday morning, will long be lamented by a large circle of friends.  She had resided in this village for 33 years, and had won the affectionate regard of all our citizens and of many residents of other parts of the county.  For several months past she had been suffering from a painful and incurable disease, to alleviate which she went to the sea-shore about two months ago.  Her friends were greatly encouraged by the result of this step, until a few days ago, when she left the beach and went to Brooklyn, where she began rapidly to fail.  A telegram called her husband to her side, and he was with her to the end.-The family of the departed can but feel the deepest natural grief at their great loss; but in this sore affection they will recognize the hand of a merciful Father leading the Christian wife and mother from an earthly to a heavenly home.  The remains of the deceased were brought home yesterday morning.  The funeral services will be held at Rev. Mr. Calkins’s residence, on West avenue, this morning at 10:30 o’clock.  (Tuesday, November 13, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Maria Louisa Hanford
At Brooklyn, NY, November 3, 1877, Maria Louisa Hanford, wife of Rev. J. F. Calkins, aged 56 years.  (Tuesday, November 13, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Adeline Kilburn Knox
At Wellsboro, October 26, 1877, after a long and painful illness, Adeline Kilburn Knox, wife of Hon. John C. Knox.  (Tuesday, November 13, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John Shearer
In this village, Friday, November 2, 1877, John Shearer, only son of John C. and Anna T. Jacob, aged 11 months and 6 days.  (Tuesday, November 13, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Emeline Denmark
At Blossburg, November 1, 1877, Emeline, wife of J. B. Denmark, Esq., aged 24 years, 1 month and 24 days.  (Tuesday, November 13, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. John Beaty
Mr. John Beaty, an old resident of Clymer township, died at Knoxville a week ago last Saturday.  (Tuesday, November 13, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

William Roberts
William Roberts, a young man 22 years old, living with his father in the township of Wells, Bradford county, but a short distance above the State Line, hung himself a few days ago in his father’s barn.  He had been disappointed in a love affair.  (Tuesday, November 13, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Levi Swartz
Levi Swartz, formerly of Bloomfield, but residing near Mansville, Perry county, Pa., was shot on the 22d ultimo, by H. L. Croll, and died on the next day.  Mr. Swartz had climbed into a grapevine to gather grapes, when Mr. Croll came along with his gun.--Seeing something move in the vine he mistook it for a wild turkey or pheasant, and discharged his piece at the supposed bird.  Mr. Swartz, finding that he had been shot and feeling faint, descended the tree on which the vine was clinging, and was taken home.  His physician found five leaden pellets in different parts of his person.  (Tuesday, November 13, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Josie Smith
In the township of Jackson, November 1, 1877, of diphtheria, Josie Smith, daughter of Mrs. David Cunningham, aged 7 years and 6 months.  (Tuesday, November 13, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Artimir Lewis Morrow
In Delmar, November 1, 1877, of croup, Artimir Lewis, son of Mr. James Morrow, aged 1 year, 8 months and 7 days.  (Tuesday, November 13, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Cynthia Waters
In Mansfield, November 2, 1877, Cynthia, wife of Mr. Augustus Waters, aged 38 years.  (Tuesday, November 13, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Laucy Champlin
In Westfield township, October 26, 1877, Laucy, relict of the late John Champlin, aged 75 years.  (Tuesday, November 13, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Emma Pleiffer
A young girl, named Emma Pleiffer, of Allentown, was reproved a few days ago for some misconduct, when she swallowed some bed-bug poison and died.  (Tuesday, November 13, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Thomas M’Closky
Thomas M’Closky, a switch-tender at Renovo, Elk county, while a messenger was approaching him with a telegram announcing the railroader’s sister’s death, fell and was run over by three cars and killed.  (Tuesday, November 13, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Rev. Jonathan Edwards
Rev. Jonathan Edwards, of Woodbridge, Ct., a well-known theologian of the old school, formerly editor of the Boston Recorder, a Congregational organ, died last Sunday, aged 75 years.  (Tuesday, November 20,1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Colonel George S. Bangs
Colonel George S. Bangs, late Assistant Treasurer at Chicago and Geneva, Superintendent of the Railway Mail Service, also father of the “fast mail,” died at Washington Saturday morning.  (Tuesday, November 20, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Hon. Henry B. Northrup
Hon. Henry B. Northrup, of Sandy Hill, New York, died Wednesday morning at the age of 72 years.  He will be remembered as the man detailed by Governor Hunt in the famous Sal Northrup slave case to go South and rescue the kidnapped negro, which he succeeded in doing.  (Tuesday, November 20, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Hon. W. F. Coolbaugh
Hon. W. F. Coolbaugh, President of the Union National Bank of Chicago, committed suicide by shooting last Tuesday night.  His body was found next morning lying at the entrance to the Douglas monument.  The bank was in good condition and no cause is known for the self-murder.  (Tuesday, November 20, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Dr. Paul F. Eve
Dr. Paul F. Eve, Professor of Operative Surgery in the Nashville (Tenn.), Medical College, and one of the leading surgeons in the Southwest, died suddenly in that city, on the 3d instant, of paralysis.  He served as a surgeon in the Polish revolution of 1831, and received the golden cross of honor of Poland that year.  He was President of the American Medical Association in 1867.  Dr. Eve crossed the Atlantic 14 times in the interests of his profession.  (Tuesday, November 20, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Field Marshal Baron Frederick von Wrangel
Field Marshal Baron Frederick von Wrangel, of the Prussian army, is dead.  (Tuesday, November 20, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Anna Elizabeth Jacob
In Wellsboro, November 14, 1877, of diphtheria, Anna Elizabeth, oldest child of John C. and Anna T. Jacob, aged 14 years, 10 months and 3 days.  (Tuesday, November 20, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. William Livingston
At Mitchell’s Creek, November 8, 1877, Mr. William Livingston, aged about 65 years.  (Tuesday, November 20, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Jacob Everitt
At Mankato, Mont., Jacob Everitt, formerly of Westfield, Pa., in the 77th year of his age.  (Tuesday, November 20, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Alice Frost
In Covington township, November 4, 1877, Alice, wife of Mr. B. F. Frost, aged 26 years, 7 months and 22(or 12) days.  (Tuesday, November 20, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Daniel Jones
The Advertiser says that about six o’clock one morning recently, Mrs. Daniel Jones, of Charleston, was taken violently ill, and died about 11 o’clock the same forenoon.  (Tuesday, November 25, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Mary Fahr
In Tioga, December 15, 1877, Mary Fahr, aged 11 years, 4 months and 15 days.  (Tuesday, November 25, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Mary Clark
In Richmond township, December 8, 1877, Mary, wife of Wm. E. Clark.  (Tuesday, November 25, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Susan Barnes
In Jackson township, December 11, 1877, Susan, relict of William Barnes, deceased, in the 79th year of her age.  (Tuesday, November 25, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John Potter
At Lawrenceville, December 7, 1877, John Porter, aged 46(or 16), 1 month and 3 days.  (Tuesday, November 25, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Jacob Parker
Jacob Parker, a farmer, was murdered and robbed near Amsterdam, NY, a few nights ago.  (Tuesday, November 25, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Moses M. Grinnell
Moses M. Grinnell, of the well-known house of Grinnell, Minturn & Co., New York, died Saturday night, aged 75.  (Tuesday, November 27, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Julia Kavanagh
Julia Kavanagh, the writer, has died suddenly at Nice.  She was 53 years old.  In early life she accompanied her parents to Paris, where she acquired that insight it to French life which she has made useful in so many of her novels.  She returned to London in 1844, and devoted herself to literature as a profession, beginning by writing tales and essays for the periodicals of the day.  Her first book was a tale for children, “The Three Paths,” and was published in 1847.  (Tuesday, November 27, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Darius Prutzman
Darius Prutzman was married in Reading on a recent Saturday afternoon.  At the reception the same evening he was taken ill, and died early the following morning, leaving his bride a widow within 12 hours.  He had sprained his back quite severely a few days before.  (Tuesday, November 25, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Ida A. Jones
In Mansfield, November 14, 1877, Ida A., youngest daughter of Mrs. M. J. Jones, on her 19th birthday.  (Tuesday, November 27, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Lyman Hancock
In Westfield, November 8, 1877, Lyman Hancock, aged 41 years.  (Tuesday, November 27, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Marietta Hurd
In Clymer, October 26, 1877, Marietta Hurd, in the 29th year of her age.  (Tuesday, November 27, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Nathaniel Green
Nathaniel Green, Postmaster at Boston from 1829 to 1841, died on Thursday, aged 80 years.  He was an active journalist in New Hampshire in early life, and was one of the founders of the Concord Statesman.  (Tuesday, December 4, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Benj. Grant, Esq.
Benj. Grant, Esq., one of the ablest lawyers in Erie county, died recently.  (Tuesday, December 4, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Joseph Hughes
In Liberty, November 20, 1877, Joseph Hughes, aged 86 years.  (Tuesday, December 4, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Hannah Holden
In Brighton, Michigan, December 11, 1877, Mrs. Hannah I. Holden, youngest daughter of Cyrus and Matilda Dartt, of Wellsboro, aged 31 years.  (Tuesday, December 9, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Ellen Howland
At Wellsboro, December 31, 1877, Mrs. Ellen, wife of Mr. Henry W. Howland, in the 41st year of her age.  (Tuesday, December 9, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Annie Howland
At Wellsboro, January 1, 1878, Annie, daughter of Mr. Henry W. Howland, aged 13(or 18) years.  (Tuesday, December 9, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Ellen Smedley
In Delmar, Pa., December 29, 1877, of inflammation of the lungs, Ellen, wife of Mr. William Smedley, aged 62(or 82) years.  (Tuesday, December 9, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Dwight F. Stone
Last Friday while Mr. Dwight F. Stone, of East Charleston, was in the woods with Mr. John Salmon, getting a load of wood, he suddenly fell, and died before his companion could reach him.  We understand Mr. Stone had been troubled with heart disease for some time, and that was undoubtedly the cause of his death.  He was, we believe, about 40 years of age and was a son of Israel Stone, of Delmar, and a brother of William A. Stone, Esq., of Pittsburgh, the late District Attorney of this county.  The deceased was a workman in the Agitator of here several years ago, but after learning the compositor’s trade, he was obliged to abandon its pursuit because of the bad effects of steady confinement within doors.  He had been Postmaster at East Charleston for several years holding that position at the time of his death.  He leaves a wife and three young children.  (Tuesday, December 11, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Erastus Cady
At Elkland, December 4, 1877, Mrs. Erastus Cady.  (Tuesday, December 11, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Julia M. Close
In Middlebury, December 1, 1877, Julia M., youngest daughter of Newbury and Cynthia Close, aged 21 years, 3 months and 17 days.  (Tuesday, December 11, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Isaac and Samuel Noll
Isaac and Samuel Noll, brothers, of Centre county, were both killed by being thrown from their wagon the other day, the horse having run away.  (Tuesday, December 11, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Frederick Bodine
In Richmond, January 4, 1878, Frederick Bodine, in the 3d year of his age.  (Tuesday, December 16, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Clara Jeanet French
At the Soldiers Orphan School, Mansfield, December 24, 1877, of diphtheria, Clara Jeanet, only daughter of Reuben French, of Elkhorn, Tioga county, Pa., aged 11 years and 6 months.  (Tuesday, December 16, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Katey May Hunt
At Stokesdale, December 29, 1877, Katey May, daughter of Reuben and Catherine Hunt, aged 5 years and 3 months.  (Tuesday, December 16, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Julia E. Kelley
Kelleytown, December 18, 1877, Julia E., wife of C. J. Kelly, aged 67 years.  (Tuesday, December 16, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Thomas Tuckey
At Blossburg, January 3, 1877, Mr. Thomas Tuckey, aged 64 years.  (Tuesday, December 16, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

James Ballantine
James Ballantine, the well-known Scotch author, died last Tuesday, aged 60.  (Tuesday, December 25, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Hon. John F. Driggs
Hon. John F. Driggs, ex-Congressman, died at East Saginaw, Mich., a few days ago.  (Tuesday, December 25, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Harry Leland
Harry Leland, the American artist, who died in Paris a few days ago, was the son of a Boston merchant, and 28 years old.  (Tuesday, December 25, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Col. M. G. Harman
Col. M. G. Harman, of Staunton, Va., died suddenly of apoplexy on an express train near Richmond, last week Monday.  (Tuesday, December 25, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)
 

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