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1878-  Wellsboro Agitator - Obituaries
 Part One
Part One Part Two
Mr. George Gaylord
Mr. George Gaylord, formerly of Mansfield, accidentally fell between two cars of a freight train while riding from Elmira to Corning last week Sunday.  His right leg was crushed its whole length, and he died a few minutes after the injuries were inflicted.  (Tuesday, January 1, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Ichabod Rowley
At Southport, IL, December 14, 1877, Ichabod Rowley, formerly of Covington, Pa., aged 83 years.  (Tuesday, January 1, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Henry Howell
Henry Howell, of Little Britain, who was buried on the 17th ult., died under singular circumstances.  He had a corn taken from his foot, and a sore was the result.  Gangrene set in.  His toe was first amputated, then his leg, causing his death next day.--He was an old gentleman and a farmer by occupation.--Liberty (NY) Register.  (Tuesday, January 15, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Nicholas Brown
At Mitchell’s Creek, January 6(?), 1878, Nicholas Brown, aged about 75 years.  (Tuesday, January 22, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Patrick McCormick
In Union, January 12, 1878, Patrick McCormick, aged 69 years.  (Tuesday, January 22, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Chloe S. Potter
In Middlebury, January 21, 1877, Mrs. Chloe S. Potter, wife of Ezra Potter, aged 70 years.  (Tuesday, January 22, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Truman Gilbert
Last Wednesday evening about 6 o’clock, Mr. Truman Gilbert, a druggist living at Knoxville in this county, shot himself with a revolver, causing death almost instantly.  He had been ill two or three days from an attack of bilious cholic, but he was not so sick on Wednesday as to “be confined wholly to his bed.  Just before the act of self destruction he sent his wife to his store, a few rods from the house, to get some chloroform.  She objected to leaving him alone; but he assured her there was no danger, and she went to the store, leaving him sitting by the stove.  She was gone but a few minutes, and on her return she found him dead in the bed, with a wound in the middle of his forehead and a revolver in his hand.  It was evident that when she left the house he got his revolver, sat down in bed, placed the weapon to his forehead and fired the fatal shot, falling back upon the pillow as though asleep.  Both hands were blackened by the burning powder from the revolver.  No cause except insanity can be imagined for this sad tragedy, as Mr. Gilbert was in easy circumstances and doing a good business, and his domestic life is believed to have been an unclouded one.  He was about 40 years of age, and had no children. An inquest was held by J. E. White, Justice of the Peace, and the jury returned a verdict in accordance with the facts above stated.  (Tuesday, January 29, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Mary Bodine
In this village, January 27, 1878, Mary, wife of I.(or F.) M. Bodine, Esq., and youngest daughter of the late Hezekiah Stowell, aged 38(or 36) years.  (Tuesday, January 29, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Eddie Wells [SRGP 55838]
In Richmond, Pa., January 17, 1878, of diphtheria, Eddie, oldest son of John and Sarah Wells, aged 7 years and 15 days.  (Tuesday, January 29, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.) [Prospect Cemetery]

John Miller
John Miller, one of the old Democrat leaders of this State, died at Philadelphia last Wednesday.  (Tuesday, February 5, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

E. K. Collins
E. K. Collins, founder of one of the first American steamship lines to Europe, died at New York recently.  (Tuesday, February 5, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Two children Weeks
Two children of Mr. Ritner Weeks, of Clymer, recently died from diphtheria while attending the Soldiers’ Orphan School at Mansfield.  (Tuesday, February 6, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Male Youmans
The only son of Mr. John Youmans, of Covington township, recently died of diphtheria.  This is the third time Mr. and Mrs. Youmans have been afflicted by the death of a son.  (Tuesday, February 5, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Leonard E. Smith
In Charleston, November 26, 1877, of typhoid fever, Leonard E., son of ? And Lydia M. Smith, aged 10(or 16) years, 3 months and 29 days.  (Tuesday, February 5, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Harvey Collar
At Tioga, January 27, 1878, Harvey Collar, aged 24 years.  (Tuesday, February 5, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Freddie Thomas Goodall [SRGP 82681]
In Richmond, January 23, 1878, diphtheria, Freddie Thomas, son of Thomas and Celia Goodall, aged 8 years and 5 months.  (Tuesday, February 5, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.) [Cleveland (Goodall) Cemetery]

Wallace Youmans
In Richmond, January 21, 1878, of diphtheria, Wallace, son of John and Lizzie Youmans, aged 10 months.  (Tuesday, February 5, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Eunice J. Furmon
In Gaines, January 26, 1878, Mrs. Eunice J. Furman, aged 52 years.  (Tuesday, February 5, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Edwin Gregory
At Nauvoo, Pa., January 28, 1878, Mr. Edwin Gregory, aged 70 years, 1 month and 28 days, and for 53 years a member of the M. E. Church.  (Tuesday, February 12, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Oscar Haven
At Southport, NY, January 31, 1878, Mrs. Oscar Haven, aged 35 years.  (Tuesday, February 12, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Leon Wells [SRGP 55840]
In Richmond township, of diphtheria, Leon, son of John and Sarah Wells, aged 2 years and 5 months.  (Tuesday, February 12, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.) [Prospect Cemetery]

Mrs. Ann Whitehouse
In Fall Brook, February 6, 1878, Mrs. Ann Whitehouse, aged 41 years and 5 months.  (Tuesday, February 12, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Mary C. Barrows
Mrs. Mary C. Barrows, of Lock Haven, a much beloved and respected lady, died suddenly last week.  She was sitting on a chair at her residence, in conversation with those around, and strange to relate was talking of the sudden death of Mrs. Baker, having just made the remark that “it must be nice to die suddenly, providing one is ready to go, and that she hoped she would die in that manner,” when her head dropped forward and in a few moments life was extinct.--Lock Haven Republican.  (Tuesday, February 12, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Henry Howard Potter
The following obituary notice, which we clip from the Baraboo, Wis., ‘Republic of the 80th ultimo, will be of interest to many of our readers.  The subject of it was for several years a resident of the county, and filled the post of Deputy Sheriff under his father during the latter’s term of office--from 1846 to 1849.  That the younger Mr. Potter’s western life reflected credit upon the county in which he grew from childhood to man’s estate is sufficiently attested by the Republic’s notice of his death:  Monday afternoon at four o’clock, after an illness of about five weeks’ duration, H. Howard Potter lay down in death, and this heavily-stricken community suffered another severe blow.  Mr. Potter was last out to attend the funeral of Mr. Struthers and of Mr. Weirich.  He was not well at the time, and, taking a cold, was prostrated a day or two later by a low fever.  His symptoms from time to time improved, and again were worse; and on the whole he continued to decline.  He had previously been suffering from anemia, and the cold aggravated this fraction of the kidneys and produced the speedy emaciation which was a feature of his decline.  He took cold a second time, about the ninth day after this prostration, resulting in a congestive chill, and congestion of the lungs was the immediate cause of his death. Throughout his sickness Mr. Potter received the tenderest and most assiduous ministrations of his loving wife and family, and the unmerited care of a circle of warm personal friends, who day and night stood by him.--Nothing was omitted to be done which might possibly preserve his life, or, when hope of that failed, which could render death easy.  During most of the time his mind was clear, and much of the time he was comfortable; but when in distress he bore pain with fortitude, and never failed to evince gratitude to those around him.  There was in the community a general desire to do anything to save Mr. Potter, but it was deemed best that only a few of his more intimate friends should guard his bed.  His condition was continually the principal object of the public solitude, and when at last the sad end came, the expressions of sorrow, were as universal as the desire for his recovery had been. Deceased was born November 6, 1824, at Hartsville, Onondaga county, NY.  Four years later his parents removed to Tioga county, Pa., where he lived with them until he first came to Baraboo, in 1849.  He remained here a year as clerk for James A. Maxwell.  At the end of the year he returned to Pennsylvania, where he stayed five years, coming again to Baraboo, permanently to remain, in 1855.  In the fall of 1856 he was married to Emma A., eldest daughter of James A. Maxwell, who is now left, with their five children, to mourn his loss. Mr. Potter was the third in birth and the first in death of a family of 12 children.  His father still lives at the venerable age of 87.  Howard, as deceased was called, received but a common school education, closing his studies at the early age of 15.  But his mental constitution was such, his natural powers so large, that he rapidly grew under that most valuable of all culture, experience in affairs.  Throughout his career as a leading citizen of this community, he has held his place by force of ability no less than by integrity.  He was noted for strength of judgment, and perhaps no man in the county consulted on business matters than he.  At the same time he was easily accessible by all men, which increased his usefulness in this direction and makes his loss the more to be deplored.  His influence was powerful through his large acquaintance with men, his almost unfailing judgment of character and the confidence generally reposed in him.  But he never used that influence unworthily.  He never shirked any of the duties of life, social or political, yet never threw his casting strength on the side of a wrong or a corruption.  In a business life of over 20 years he has maintained an honorable position.  He has always been prominent by his activity.  When hops were raised so extensively and brought such high prices, he was the principal buyer in the market, and disbursed vast sums of money.  Soon after coming here he bought his present homestead.  He was always a farmer first, whatever business he did.  He accumulated a competency.  Not in such a long life of varied business relations with all manner of men, we believe Mr. Potter was never principal in a lawsuit.  Mr. Potter possessed traits that gave him many friends.  He was warm-hearted, charitable, trustful, candid.  He would do anything for a friend, and was a Samaritan to the stranger wounded by the wayside.  He had that charity which thinks other men as a rule mean to do right.  Accordingly, he trusted his friends implicity, even in business matters involving considerable interests.  Always boldly outspoken in his thought, his thought was tempered with good will, and those persons will miss him most who knew him best.  (Tuesday, February 19, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

General Charles Thomas
General Charles Thomas, of the retired list, died recently, aged 80.  (Tuesday, February 19, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Hon. Gideon Welles
Hon. Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy during the Rebellion, died near Hartford, Connecticut, last week Monday evening, after an illness of about two weeks.  (Tuesday, February 19, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Sarah O. Brown
At Covington, Pa., February 6, 1878, Mrs. Sarah O. Brown, wife of Henry Brown, aged 68 years.  (Tuesday, February 19, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Female Evans
At Blossburg, February 13, 1878, an infant daughter of Mr. Thomas J. Evans.  (Tuesday, February 19, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Jennie Cushman
In Tioga township, February 8, 1878, of membranous croup, Jennie Cushman, aged 1 year, 11 months and 8 days.  (Tuesday, February 19, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Leonard Goodall [SRGP 82474]
In Richmond, February 5, 1878, of diphtheria, Leonard, son of Thomas and Celia Goodall, aged 1 year.  (Tuesday, February 19, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.) [Cleveland Cemetery]

Nathaniel Kingsley [SRGP 79622]
At Mansfield, February 8, 1878, Nathaniel Kingsley, aged 74 years.  (Tuesday, February 19, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Egbert O. Woodcock
In Clymer, January 14, 1878, Mrs. Egbert O. Woodcock, aged 27 years and 9 months.  (Tuesday, February 19, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Rev. Wm. Goodell
Rev. Wm. Goodell, formerly prominent as an abolitionist and temperance reformer, died at Janesville, Wis., a day or two ago, in his 86th year.  He differed from Garrison and Phillips in believing that the national constitution was an anti-slavery document wrongly interpreted, while they declared it a league with hell.  His followers were called Radical Abolitionists.  (Tuesday, February 26, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Male Sutton
A son of Isaac Sutton, of Chatham, aged 12 years, died suddenly on the 11th instant.  The post-mortem examination revealed the curious fact that a bony substance had formed within the brain, weighing two ounces.  The examination was conducted by Drs. Humphrey and Rees.  (Tuesday, February 26, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. George L. Bosard
We regret to learn that Mr. George L. Bosard died at his residence in Osceola last Wednesday.  His disease was basilar meningitis--inflammation of the base of the brain.  He was in his 31st year, and was a citizen who gave promise of many years of usefulness.  Mr. Bosard was a married man, but had no children.  He was a brother of James H. Bosard, Esq., of this borough.  (Tuesday, February 26, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Rev. Charles Chandler
Mr. N. T. Chandler, of this borough, was called to Baltimore last Tuesday by telegrams announcing the sudden illness and death of his brother Rev. Charles Chandler.  The deceased was a clergyman of the Protestant Episcopal Church, and was a man of great usefulness, having for many years been an untiring worker in the missionary cause of his Church.  His labors in this cause brought him to this region more than once, and many of our local readers can bear witness to the zeal and ability with which he engaged in his Master’s work.  He was in his 61st year, having been born on the 27th of September, 1817.  His remains were taken from Baltimore to New York city for burial last Thursday.  (Tuesday, February 26, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Orson Webb
Mr. Orson Webb, of Delmar township, died last week Monday at the age of 78 years.  He was born in Massachusetts, but lived until he reached middle age in Chenango county, NY.  In 1843 he moved into Delmar, and was a respected citizen of that township for the remainder of his life.  He was married nearly 55 years ago to Miss Caroline Bartles, who is left to mourn for a short time the loss of her loved companion of more than half a century.  Their happy union was blessed with eight children, seven of whom--four daughters and three sons--are still living.  Mr. Webb’s disease was dropsy of the heart, and he suffered greatly for the past few weeks of his life.  His funeral was attended by a large number of friends, from his late residence, last Wednesday, and his remains were laid at rest in the cemetery in this borough.  The deceased was the father of Dr. W. W. Webb, of this village.  (Tuesday, February 26, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. G. W. Clagett
In Lawrence township, February 14, 1878, Mrs. G. W. Clagett.  (Tuesday, February 26, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John Drew
At St. James, Watenwan county, Minn., February 3, 1878, John Drew, formerly of Tioga county, Pa., in the 85th year of his age.  (Tuesday, February 26, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. R. A. Holmes
In Farmington township, February 8, 1878, Mr. R. A. Holmes, of Baltimore, Md., aged 61 years.  (Tuesday, February 26, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Mary Lowery
In Tioga, February 15, 1878, Mrs. Mary Lowery, aged 38 years.  (Tuesday, February 26, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Myron M. Monroe
In Delmar, February 21, 1878, of consumption, Myron M. Monroe, aged 24 years and 12 days.  (Tuesday, February 26, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Jacob B. Prutsman
In Middlebury, February 14, 1878, Jacob B. Prutsman, aged 10(or 40) years.  (Tuesday, February 26, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Dr. Jacob B. Merrick
The funeral services for Dr. Jacob B. Merrick of Mansfield, were held in the Methodist church in this village yesterday afternoon.  Mr. Merrick was about 55 years old.  He died of dropsy.  (Tuesday, March 5, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Charles H. Chubbuck
Mr. Charles H. Chubbuck died at Hudson, Wis., the 16th of last month, at the age of 36 years.  He was a young man well known here, having grown to man’s estate in this borough.  He had been West several years.  His disease was consumption.  (Tuesday, March 5, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Rev. John A. Wynne
Rev. John A. Wynne, who died at Blossburg last week, was but 32 years old.  The funeral services, last Tuesday, were attended by a large audience.--The remains were taken to Hazleton, Pa., for interment.  The deceased was unusually respected by men of all denominations.  Rev. Father Garvey, of Williamsport, will remain at Blossburg until the Bishop appoints Father Wynne’s successor.  (Tuesday, March 12, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. George Palmer
Mr. George Palmer, a notice of whose death will be found elsewhere, was a respected citizen of Middlebury township.  He was born in Vermont, March 16th, 1801, and came with his parents to Bradford county when about five years old.  He moved into this county in 1835, and resided on the Big Marsh about seven years.  He then went to Middlebury, where he remained up to the time of his death, earning the respect of all his neighbors by a life of industry and honesty.  (Tuesday, March 12, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Edward Herrick
We are informed that a man named Edward Herrick, living at Dunning’s, was run over and killed by the cars at the Lawrenceville depot yesterday morning, his head being crushed.  He was about 45 years old, and had a wife and one child.  (Tuesday, March 19, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Maria Barber
At Mitchell’s Creek, March 7, 1878, Maria Barber, aged 24 years.  (Tuesday, March 19, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Anna Clark [SRGP 19181]
In Richmond, March 1, 1878, of cholera, Anna, daughter of M. B. and Mariette Clark, aged 6 years, 4 months and 9(or 8)days.  (Tuesday, March 19, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Rosa Kelley
At Mitchell’s Creek, March 9, 1878, Rosa, wife of James Kelley, aged 65 years.  (Tuesday, March 19, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

George S. Knox
At the residence of his son, George S. Knox, at Warsaw, IL, February 9, 1878, William Douglass Knox, aged 79 years.  He was a son of John Knox, deceased, of Knxoville, (now in the town of Corning, NY), and was an active and influential business man in Steuben county till about 1837.  He became a resident of Warsaw in 1844, and resided there until his death, with the exception of a few years of extensive business engagements at Junction City, Kansas.  (Tuesday, March 19, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Myra Prutsman
In Tioga, March 12, 1878, Myra, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Prutsman, aged 5 years.  (Tuesday, March 19, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Rosa Brown
At Westfield, March 14, 1878, Rosa Brown, aged five years.  (Tuesday, March 26, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Harvey Cady
In Farmington, March 15, 1878, after a short illness, Mr. Harvey Cady.  The subject of this sketch was a son of Frederick Cady of the above-named township, and was a young man in the prime of life.  He deserved more than a passing notice, as he was one of that class of young men who are self-made.  He spent his boyhood on the farm, and devoted all his leisure time to his studies, which were diligently pursued at home and in the neighborhood until he had acquired a sufficient education to teach, which he did for several years.  He afterwards took up surveying, and two years ago went to Kansas, where he intended to remain.  But his health failed him, and on the 31st of January last he returned home.  His disease soon assumed the form of typhoid pneumonia, and after 15 days, surrounded by father, mother, sisters and one whom he had expected in time to call his wife, he quietly and resignedly passed the bounds that all must pass.  His remains were buried in the cemetery at Nelson on the 17th with Masonic honors.  Rev. Mr. Taylor, of Lawrenceville, delivered the discourse from I-Kings, ie, 2:  “I go the way of all the earth.”  “Life is real, life is earnest, And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul.”  (Tuesday, March 26, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Walter L. Scott
In Charleston, March 9, 1878, of consumption, Walter L. Scott, aged 21 years and 6 months.  (Tuesday, March 26, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Thomas B. Bryden
The funeral services for the late Thomas B. Bryden will be held at his late residence on Central avenue in this village to-morrow afternoon at 2 o’clock.  They will be conducted by Ossea Lodge, A. Y. M., of this village.  (Tuesday, April 2, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

“Billy” Jackson
One of the oldest residents of Covington, “Billy” Jackson, who came there as a runaway slave many years ago, died recently.  He is believed to have been over 90 years of age, and has always enjoyed an excellent reputation.  (Tuesday, April 2, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Albert J. B. Dartt
At Shirley, Cloud county, Kansas, March 20, 1878, of pneumonia, Albert J. B. Dartt, in the 36th year of his age.  The deceased was born in Charleston in this county.  He enlisted and served in the 6th Pennsylvania Cavalry during the war of the rebellion until honorably discharged.  He left a wife and four children to mourn their loss.  (Tuesday, April 2, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Harry Victor Drew
At South Branch, Watonwan county, Minn., March 2, 1878, Harry Victor, youngest child of J. E. and Sarah L. Drew, aged 2 years and 1 month.  (Tuesday, April 2, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Sarah L. Drew
At South Branch, Watonwan county, Minn., March 7, 1878, Sarah L., wife of J. E. Drew, aged 27 years and 17 days.  (Tuesday, April 2, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. John P. Etner
At Wellsboro, Thursday night, March 28, 1878, Mr. John P. Etner, aged 42 years.  (Tuesday, April 2, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Willie Friends
In Jackson, March 27, 1878, Willie, only child of George and Martha Friends, aged about 3 months.  (Tuesday, April 2, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Stella Houk
At Wellsboro, March 30, 1878, Stella J., daughter of William and late Louisa Houk, aged 5 years, 3 months and 24 days.  (Tuesday, April 9, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Gracie Ives
In Middlebury, March 28, 1878, Gracie, only daughter of Valoris and Jane Ives, aged 6 years, 9 months and 23 days.  (Tuesday, April 9, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Olivia Lossey
In Gaines, March 23, 1878, Olivia, wife of Samuel Lossey, aged 81 years.  (Tuesday, April 9, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Libbie Mudge [Morrison SRGP 00625]
In Pulteney, NY, February 14, 1878, of consumption, Libbie, wife of Edgar R. Mudge and daughter of William E. and Mary Morrison, aged 19 years, 11 months and 8(or 6) days.  (Tuesday, April 9, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Matilda Nash
At Berlin, Wis., January 23, 1878, of paralysis, Matilda, wife of Alvah Nash, Esq., aged 54 years.  (Tuesday, April 9, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Aseneth Wilcox
In Delmar, March 31, 1878, of pneumonia, Aseneth, relict of the late Job Wilcox, in the 74th year of her age.  (Tuesday, April 9, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

M. Leon
M. Leon, Chief Engineer of the Paris Exposition, is dead.  (Tuesday, April 23, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Joseph Hartmann
Joseph Hartmann died last Friday in New York from eating trichine pork.  (Tuesday, April 23, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Deputy Marshal Springs
Deputy Marshal Springs, having been shot dead by Moonshiners near Greensboro, NC, Friday, it is probable that an armed force will be sent there to enforce the Internal Revenue laws.  (Tuesday, April 23, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Jack Dunes
Jack Dunes, an athlete, has died from wounds received while wrestling with a bear in Albany, NY.  (Tuesday, April 23, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

George Tyler Bigelow
George Tyler Bigelow, L.L. D., ex-Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Massachusetts, died recently in Boston.  (Tuesday, April 23, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Effie DaCostra and Hattie Green
Effie DaCostra, aged 21, was terribly burned Thursday morning in Philadelphia, through her clothes taking fire by stepping on a match.  She died Thursday evening.  Hattie Green, aged 26, in attempting to rescue Miss DaCostra, was also burned to death.  (Tuesday, April 23, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Aden Cleaveland [SRGP 30958]
In Rutland, April 2(?), 1878, Aden Cleaveland, aged 16 years.  (Tuesday, April 30, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Ida E. Hastings
April 11, 1878, only daughter of Timothy and Laura Hastings, aged 14 years and 1 month.  (Tuesday, April 30, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Edward Ryan
In Arnot, April 11, 1878, Edward, eldest son of M. W. and Mary Ryan, aged 17 years, 9 months and 20 days.  (Tuesday, April 30, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Hiram Warren
In Charleston, Pa., April 16, 1878, Hiram Warren, aged 78 years.  (Tuesday, April 30, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John Runk
John Runk was hanged, Friday, in San Francisco, for the murder of a policeman one year ago.  The noose slipped under his chin, and for several minutes his convulsive struggles were painful to witness.  (Tuesday, April 30, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Robert J. Burnham
Mr. Robert J. Burnham, for several years in the employment of the Fall Brook Coal Company as agent at Corning, died at Goshen, Ind., a few days ago.  His death was caused by softening of the brain, a disease from which he had been suffering for several years.  Mr. Burnham was a very intelligent, genial and worthy gentleman, and his affliction has been matter of regret with all who knew him as boy or man.  (Tuesday, April 30, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Henry Coe
The Register of last week says:  “Mr. Henry Coe, of Covington township, died on Monday night last.  It is universally believed that he killed himself with poison, as we understand his wife claims to have seen him take a dose from a bottle which is said by medical men to have contained foxglove, and he had more than once made the expression that he should probably end his days in such a manner.  His remains were buried at West Covington, on Wednesday last.”  (Tuesday, April 30, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Chauncey Ferry
In Charleston, Pa., April 15, 1878, of apoplexy, Chauncey Ferry, in the 78th year of his age.  (Tuesday, April 30, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. H. S. Johnston
At Tioga, Pa., April 17, 1878, Mrs. H. S. Johnston, aged 62 years.  (Tuesday, April 30, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Little
At Blossburg, April 23, 1878, Mrs. ---- Little, above 90 years of age.  (Tuesday, April 30, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Mary McCarty
At Blossburg, April 22, 1878, Mrs. Mary McCarty, aged 76 years.  (Tuesday, April 30, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Hon. George G. Freer
Hon. George G. Freer, formerly Judge of Schuyler county, died of apoplexy at his residence at Watkins on the 17th inst.  (Tuesday, April 30, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John Morrissey
John Morrissey died last Wednesday evening at Saratoga, NY.  About half-past five an unfavorable change occurred, and he sank rapidly.  A Roman Catholic priest was sent for, who came and administered the extreme unction.  Although he was failing perceptibly all the time, he appeared conscious until the last.  His wife and several employes were present to the last.  He died clasping the hand of the priest.  (Tuesday, May 7, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. John James
Mrs. John James, a lady well known in the eastern part of the county, died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. J. J. Davis, in Arnot, last week Monday.  Mrs. James was 69 years old, and had lived for 40 years in the vicinity of Blossburg.  (Tuesday, May 7, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Lettie A. Hildreth
In Wellsboro, April 23, 1878, Mrs. Lettie A. Hildreth, aged 21 years.  (Tuesday, May 7, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Willie  Margraff
At the Orphan School, Mansfield, May 5, 1878, of croup, Willie, youngest son of Louis and Lena Margraff, of Wellsboro, aged 6 years.  (Tuesday, May 14, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Wm. H. Van Ripper
Wm. H. Van Ripper, a clothier of Newark, was killed by falling down stairs a few nights ago.  (Tuesday, May 14, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Charles Morgan
Charles Morgan the owner of a number of South steamship lines, died last Wednesday in New York, aged 83, leaving an estate valued at 10 millions.  (Tuesday, May 14, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Rev. W. D. Morgan
Rev. W. D. Morgan, pastor of the third Baptist Church, at North Stonington, Connecticut, was thrown from a wagon Tuesday morning, and instantly killed.  (Tuesday, May 14, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Pamela Brown
Mrs. Pamela Brown, widow of General Jacob Brown, at one time commander of the army of the United States, died at Rye, NY, recently, at the age of 93.  General Brown was born in Bucks county, Pa., in 1773, and was distinguished as an officer of the war of 1812, when he gained several important victories along the Canada border.  He died in 1828, and his widow survived him just 50 years.  (Tuesday, May 14, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Edwin Crane
Lawrenceville, May 18th, 1878.--Our town was the scene of a sad occurrence last Saturday afternoon.  Edwin Crane, a young man of 25(or 35), committed suicide by cutting his throat about one o’clock, and lived only about 10 minutes.  He was a painter by trade, and had worked all the morning on the Daggett House, went home, ate his dinner, shaved himself, and went to his room to change his clothes, taking his razor with him.  His mother, thinking he had been gone long enough, called him, and receiving no answer, went upstairs and found him lying on the floor with nothing on but his trowsers and boots, the rest of his clothing on the bed, and the razor in his hand.  His people had been watching him for some time, noticing his strange ways and looks; and there is no doubt that he was insane.--The funeral services will be held to-day at 2 o’clock in the afternoon at the Methodist church.  Mr. Crane belonged to the order of Odd Fellows. The Daggett House is about completed, and is a fine-looking building.  (Tuesday, May 14, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Emma G. Browne
At Knoxville, Pa., March 26, 1878, Miss Emma G. Browne, aged 22 years.  (Tuesday, May 14, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Daisy Burton
In Richmond, Pa., May 4, 1878, Daisy, infant twin child of James and Mary Burton, aged 2 weeks.  (Tuesday, May 14, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

James Hoard [SRGP 21393]
In Mansfield, May 2, 1878, James Hoard, aged 68 years, 1 month and 15 days.  (Tuesday, May 14, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.) [Prospect Cemetery]

Mrs. Matilda Husted
In Blossburg, May 3, 1878, Mrs. Matilda Husted, wife of David Husted, aged 51 years.  (Tuesday, May 14, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Thomas Skelly
In Union, April 17, 1878, Mr. Thomas Skelly, aged 68 years.  (Tuesday, May 14, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Lydia Taylor
At Little Marsh, May 3, 1878, of membranous croup, Lydia, daughter of R. H. and L. S. Taylor, aged 5 years, 3 months and 9 days.  (Tuesday, May 14, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Professor Joseph Henry
Professor Joseph Henry, of the Smithsonian Institute at Washington, died last week Monday.  The funeral of Professor Henry at Washington Thursday, was attended by the President and Vice President, members of Congress, of the United States Supreme Court and many other distinguished persons, also a large concourse of citizens.  (Tuesday, May 21, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Owen Devitt
Late Wednesday night Joseph Sparks, a Bohemian in Chicago, after a quarrel with one of his tenants named Owen Devitt, deliberately shot the latter dead.  (Tuesday, May 21, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Lydia Sherman
Mrs. Lydia Sherman, the Derby poisoner, died in the Connecticut State prison last Thursday, where she was serving a life sentence for poisoning her husband.  She confessed to having poisoned three husbands and four children.  (Tuesday, May 21, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Robinson
Mrs. Chester Robinson died at her home in this village last Tuesday.  She had been in failing health for some time, and for several weeks past it was but too evident there were slight hopes for her recovery.  Mrs. Robinson’s maiden name was Mary Elizabeth Barber.  She was born at Columbia, Pa., March 4th, 1817, and was married to Mr. Robinson in 1840.  Her whole married life was passed in this village where her womanly virtues and usefulness won the respect and esteem of all who knew her.  Her death can but prove an irreparable loss to her aged husband and for her immediate family.  Mrs. Robinson was a faithful and helpful member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and her loss will long be felt and deplored by the members of that denomination in this village.  The following resolutions adopted by the Sunday school, last Sunday, undoubtedly express the sentiments of the whole Church.  (Tuesday, May 21, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Samuel Ripley
The Advertiser says Mr. Samuel Ripley, who went with his brother Dwight and family to Florida a few weeks since, died at Waldo, in that State, on the 30th of April, from injuries received on the passage thither.  He was thrown violently across the saloon of the vessel during a heavy gale, striking upon his head.  After arriving at Waldo, he began to mend, and the day before his death walked down to the railroad station and back.  But in the night-time he was taken suddenly worse and died.  He was buried at Waldo.  The deceased was 70 years of age and had never married.  He was considerable of a traveler during his life; had been to California, and for a number of years was in the employ of a railroad company in New Jersey.  He was kind-hearted and courteous, temperate and industrious, but of strong convictions.  (Tuesday, May 21, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Nina Harold
Nina Harold, daughter of a laboring man in Ottawa, IL, while searching for a kitten was outraged and murdered by tramps.  (Tuesday, May 28, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Leon Lewis
Mrs. Leon Lewis, the novelist, died at the Osborn House, Rochester, last week after a long and painful illness.  (Tuesday, May 28, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Dr. S. S. Begell
Dr. S. S. Begell died at his residence in Knoxville, last week, after an illness of but one day’s duration.  (Tuesday, May 28, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Newbury Close
Mrs. Newbury Close, formerly of Middlebury township, died at Addison last week, and her remains were brought to Shortsville for interment.  (Tuesday, May 28, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Gurdon Fuller [SRGP 82562]
Mr. Gurdon Fuller, who died very suddenly of heart disease, at Mansfield, a few days since, was a charter member of Cowanesque Lodge of Odd Fellows.  The members of the Lodge attended his funeral in a body.  (Tuesday, May 28, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)[Prospect Cemetery]

Elijah P. Brooks
Elijah P. Brooks, ex-Canal Appraiser and ex-County Judge of Chemung county, died in Elmira a few days ago, aged 59 years.  (Tuesday, May 28, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Zerah Cooper
The Wellsville Reporter says Mr. Zerah Cooper, an old gentleman residing at Philips Creek, Allegany county, recently strayed away from his home.  On Sunday, the 12th inst., his body was found in a small creek in the town of Greenwood, Steuben county, which he had evidently attempted to cross and fell into.  The water was only 18 inches deep where the body was found.  Mr. Cooper was probably insane.  (Tuesday, May 28, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Katie McKenzie
Katie McKenzie, aged five years, daughter of A. McKenzie of Derrick City, Pa., was burned to death Wednesday evening, her clothing having caught fire from a stove during the temporary absence of her mother.  The little girl ran out on the street, and was met by two men who in endeavoring to extinguish the flames were badly burned, one of them so severely that one if not both of his hands will necessarily have to be amputated.  (Tuesday, May 28, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Rachel Furman
At Sylvania, Pa., May 21, 1878, of heart disease, Rachel, wife of Enley Furman, aged 34 years.  (Tuesday, May 28, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Gurdon Fuller
At Mansfield, May 13, 1878, Gurdon Fuller, aged 68 years, 6 months and 5 days.  (Tuesday, May 28, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Charles Murdough
At Mansfield, May 15, 1878, of diphtheria, Charles, son of J. S. and Lucinda Murdough, aged 2 years and 11 months.  (Tuesday, May 28, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Catherine E. Beecher
Miss Catherine E. Beecher died at the residence of her brother, Rev. Thomas K. Beecher, in Elmira, on the 12th instant.  (Tuesday, May 28, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Owen Murty
Owen Murty, a respectable citizen of Lewisburg, Pa., hanged himself in his stable a few days ago.  He was about 50 years of age and leaves a wife and three children.  (Tuesday, May 28, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Alexander Bigot
The wife of Alexander Bigot, of Knoxville, Steuben county, was killed by Rochester train 12, while she was crossing the track near the freight depot, at Corning, a week ago last Wednesday evening.  (Tuesday, May 28, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. John J. Williams
The remains of Mr. John J. Williams were brought from Catawissa to Blossburg for burial a few days ago.  Mr. Williams was a resident of Blossburg before the railroad was built from Corning to that place, and worked in the first coal mine opened in the county.  He was a faithful Baptist, and helped organize the Church in Blossburg.--He was in his 77th year at the time of his death.  (Tuesday, June 11, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. H. C. Vermilyea
Mr. H. C. Vermilyea, whose prostration by paralysis was noted in our columns last week, died on Monday, the 3d instant, at the age of 62 years, 1 month and 24 days.  He was sick but two days, having been struck down the previous Saturday morning.  The deceased, who was christened Horace Clark, was born in Otego, Otsego county, NY, on the 10th of April, 1815.  He came to this region in 1845, and resided for several years at Tioga, where he was engaged in lumbering.  In 1855 he moved to Gaines, and from that time he was engaged most of the time in keeping the Izaak Walton House--an establishment that has for many years been well known to hosts of lovers of the “gentle art” of fly-fishing.  “Hod Vermilyea,” as he was generally styled, was a genial host, and was widely known throughout the county.  His unusual stature made him a marked man wherever he went.  We are informed that he weighed nearly 280 pounds a few days before his death, although he was not fleshy, and had been in failing health for some time.  He leaves a widow and four children--two sons and two daughters.  The funeral services were held at Gaines Thursday forenoon, and the remains were brought to this village for burial.  Several of our citizens drove out of town to meet and join the funeral procession on its way to the cemetery.  (Tuesday, June 11, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

W. H. Irwin
W. H. Irwin, a former real estate agent of Allegheny county, committed suicide by drowning recently.  (Tuesday, June 11, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Wealthy Bristol
At Westfield, June 3, 1878, of diphtheria, Wealthy, wife of Mr. C. P. Bristol.  (Tuesday, June 11, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

George French
At Mansfield, May 31, 1878, of diphtheria, George, only son of Mark H. and Henrietta French, aged 7 years and 9 months.  (Tuesday, June 11, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Mary Knox
At Campbelltown, NY, Saturday, June 1, 1878, Mary, widow of the late Philander Knox, deceased, aged 73 years.  (Tuesday, June 11, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Thomas McNernay
Thomas McNernay, a mechanic, on Titusville, committed suicide with laudanum on the 4th.  He was undoubtedly insane, as some two years ago, after hearing the “Prophet” Fred Hyren preach, he fasted for 22 days, and has been guilty of other insane acts.  Within the past few days he has threatened to kill himself.  (Tuesday, June 18, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Parke Maxwell
Parke Maxwell, of Chestnut Level, Lancaster county, committed suicide by hanging himself recently.  He was well and favorably known as a school teacher and a leading member of the Presbyterian church, a prominent man in all good works and especially in the Sunday schools.  He was worth considerable money, and left a $100 note for the Fairmont Sunday school.  (Tuesday, June 18, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. William Stuart
Mr. William Stuart, the founder of the Chicago Journal and Binghamton Republican, died at Binghamton last Thursday evening.  He was a man of superior abilities but for several years he had been blind and helpless.  (Tuesday, June 25, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Hiram Hodge [KINGSLEY, Sarah SRGP 07952]
Mrs. Hiram Hodge died very suddenly last week Sunday at Blossburg from a stroke of paralysis.  (Tuesday, June 25, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.) [Prospect Cemetery]

Mr. William J. Westbrook
Middlebury, June 21, 1878.--On Tuesday last Mr. William J. Westbrook left home in this township to spend a few days with his brother, J. H. Westbrook, in Tioga township.  Owing to an enfeebled state of mind caused by sickness a year ago last fall, the first-named Mr. Westbrook has of late been a cause of anxious watchfulness on the part of his family and friends, who have been very kind in doing all they could for his welfare and recovery.  In his sane moments he frequently expressed fears that he might commit some terrible act, and he sometimes avowed a desire to die lest he might injure his wife or son, to whom he was very much attached.  On Thursday morning as Mr. J. H. Westbrook went out to his horse-barn to make some bee-hives, William said he had none at home, and would like to build some for his own use.  He was furnished the necessary tools, and after a time his brother was called away, and left William alone engaged at his work.  After  a short time Mrs. Westbrook noticed that the noise of the hammer had ceased, and went to see what had become of William.  As she could not find any trace of him, she at once informed the men on the farm.  A search was immediately set on foot, and a son was sent to Abraham Westbrook’s and further on to William’s house to look for him.  The search was kept up from about 8 a. m. until six o’clock in the evening, when his body was found suspended by the neck by a small hay-rope which had been fastened to a rafter in the horse-barn in a manner that admitted no doubt of its doing its awful work.  Mr. Westbrook was in the prime of life, and was very much esteemed by all who knew him.  The funeral services were held on Friday, and were conducted by Rev. Mr. Howland.  A large concourse of people followed the remains to their last resting-place in the cemetery at Hammonds.  (Tuesday, June 25, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Male Beckwith
In Middlebury, June 16, 1878, an infant son of Howard and Hattie Beckwith.  (Tuesday, June 25, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Hiram Hodges [KINGSLEY, Sarah]
In Blossburg, June 16, 1878, Mrs. Hiram Hodges, in the 34th year of her age.  (Tuesday, June 25, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Maria Lamkin
In Covington, June 17, 1878, Maria, wife of Will Lamkin, aged 30 years.  (Tuesday, June 25, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Arthur Langdon [SRGP 31415]
In Mansfield, June 16, 1878, of diphtheria, Arthur, son of Mr. and Mrs. O.(or C.) H. Langdon, in the 4th year of his age.  (Tuesday, June 25, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Female Root
In Middlebury, June 17, 1878, an infant daughter of Charles and Nancy Root.  (Tuesday, June 25, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. James R. Smith
In Gaines, June 9, 1878, Mr. James R. Smith, aged 77 years, 2 month and 24 days.  (Tuesday, June 25, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Lizzie Stevens
In Middlebury, June 17, 1878, Lizzie, wife of Mr. W. J. Stevens, in the 37th year of her age.  (Tuesday, June 25, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Uriah Lee
Mr. Uriah Lee, living near Wilcox station, Sullivan county, was run over by a train of 12 cars a few days ago, which fearfully mangled his body, causing death in a few minutes.  He leaves a wife and three children.  (Tuesday, June 25, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Sir George Beck
Sir George Beck, the distinguished Arctic navigator, is dead.  (Tuesday, July 2, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

William Hambeth
In a quarrel in Jonesboro, Ga., last Tuesday, John Hambeth stabbed and killed his brother William.  (Tuesday, July 2, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John D. Patten
John D. Patten fell dead in St. John’s church, in Georgetown, last week Sunday, while attending the service.  (Tuesday, July 2, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Moses Wheelock
Moses Wheelock, for 26 years Vice President of the New York Stock Exchange, committed suicide last week by shooting himself through the head.  (Tuesday, July 2, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)
 

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