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1879-  Wellsboro Agitator - Obituaries
 Part One
Part One Part Two
Henry Vincent
Henry Vincent, the distinguished lecturer, is dead.  (Tuesday, January 7, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Captain Johnson
Captain Johnson, an old commander in the service of the Pacific Coast Steamship Company, died in San Francisco last week.  (Tuesday, January 7, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Judge Henry G. Smith
Judge Henry G. Smith dropped dead last Tuesday night at his residence in Memphis, Tenn.  He was formerly Judge of the Supreme Court of Tennessee.  (Tuesday, January 7, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Judge Charles T. Sherman
Judge Charles T. Sherman, formerly United States Judge of the Cleveland district, and brother to Secretary and Gen. Sherman, died last Wednesday morning.  (Tuesday, January 7, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

William McCaulley
William McCaulley, Adjutant General of the State of Delaware and a prominent member of the bar, died at his residence in Wilmington on Tuesday evening.  (Tuesday, January 7, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Minnie Kleeberg
Mrs. Minnie Kleeberg, nee’ Cohen, wife of Rabbi Louis Kleeberg, of the Jewish synagogue in New Haven, Conn., died Tuesday morning.  Mrs. Kleeberg was a German poetess of marked ability, and was well known in literary circles.  (Tuesday, January 7, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Louisa Blaskowitz
Louisa Blaskowitz, of Syracuse, NY, aged 58 years, was burned to death Tuesday in her own house.  The neighbors observing a peculiar smell, they went to her house and found her roasted to death.  Her clothing probably caught on fire from the kitchen stove.  (Tuesday, January 7, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John H. Caldwell
On Tuesday night, at South Byfield, six miles from Newburyport, Mass., John H. Caldwell, while kneeling in family prayer, was instantly killed by his insane wife, who split his head open with an axe.  The attack was unperceived by Mrs. Caldwell’s sister, who was present and kneeling at the time.  Caldwell was an intelligent farmer, and in easy circumstances.  (Tuesday, January 7, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Edward Maynard
Mr. Edward Maynard, son of the late John Maynard, of Elk township, was stricken with paralysis of the brain about three weeks ago.  After lingering about a week he died on Christmas-day.  Mr. Maynard was about 30 years of age, and leaves a wife and five children.  He was a man of considerable reading and very retentive memory.  (Tuesday, January 7, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Hon. Abram Lawrence
Hon. Abram Lawrence, of Catherine, NY, accidentally shot himself with a revolver a few days since, and died shortly afterward.  (Tuesday, January 7, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. John Lynott
Mr. John Lynott, an aged and very prominent citizen of Scranton, died recently from the effects of injuries received by being thrown out of his buggy.  (Tuesday, January 7, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Robert Roberts
A miner, named Robert Roberts, was killed by a blast in a shaft of the Pennsylvania Coal Company’s mines, near Pittston, a few days ago.  (Tuesday, January 7, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Rev. Moses Wright
Rev. Moses Wright, pastor of a church at Hyde Park, and prominent in the ministry in Luzerne county, died suddenly in Shenandoah, while visiting that place.  (Tuesday, January 7, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Thomas R. Bannon
Thomas R. Bannon, a prominent member of the Schuylkill county bar and an old citizen of Pottsville, died recently of paralysis.  He was a member of the Constitutional Convention.  (Tuesday, January 7, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Don Baldemero Espartero
Don Baldemero Espartero, Duke of Vitoria, died last Thursday.  (Tuesday, January 14, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Clark Hubbard, wife and two children
Clark Hubbard, his wife and two children, emigrants while en route from Sherman, Texas, to the West, were frozen to death on the night of the 5th.  (Tuesday, January 14, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Harriet Grote
Mrs. Harriet Grote, the authoress, widow of George Grote, the historian of Greece, is dead.  She was well known as the authoress of “The Life of Ary Scheffer.”  (Tuesday, January 14, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Prof. Henry Dirk
Prof. Henry Dirk, while attempting a balloon ascension at Jonesboro, Ark., a few days since, fell from the trapeze, a distance of 1,000 feet, and was instantly killed.  (Tuesday, January 14, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Morton McMichael
Morton McMichael, a distinguished citizen of Philadelphia, and for many years the editor of the North American of that city, died last week Monday at the ripe age of 71 years.  (Tuesday, January 14, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. William Stratton
Mr. William Stratton, a soldier of the war of 1812, died in Delmar last week at the advanced age of 84 years.  (Tuesday, January 14, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Peter Dickinson
The funeral of Mr. Peter Dickinson, formerly a leading citizen of this village, was attended from the residence of his brother, Mr. Samuel Dickinson, yesterday afternoon.  Mr. Dickinson died last Friday at Hammondsport, NY, and his remains were brought here for burial.  (Tuesday, January 14, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Jacob Hiltbold
Mr. Jacob Hiltbold, who died at his residence near this village, on the 27th of last September, was one of the old citizens of this county.  He was born in Switzerland 81 years ago, and came to this country when but 19 years of age.  He went first to Williamsport, and after remaining there a few months he came to this county, being at first engaged in lumbering on Pine creek.  He then came here and worked on Judge Morris’s farm for a time.  Being a miller by trade, he was engaged for some years in the grist-mill of Mordecai Jackson--now the Dickinson mill.  Mr. Hiltbold left a wife and five adult children--one son and four daughters.  He was an excellent citizen, a great reader, and a man of very strong memory.  His death was very sudden and unexpected.  (Tuesday, January 14, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Archie Hunter
A fatal accident occurred in the mines at Barclay, Monday morning, the 6th instant, by which a miner by the name of Archie Hunter, was instantly killed.  The accident was caused by a fall of rock on Hunter’s head, breaking his neck.  Hunter was 45 years of age.  He leaves a wife and six children.  (Tuesday, January 14, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Michael Zimmerman
At the age of 81 years there died in Somerset county, Pa., a few days ago, Michael Zimmerman, who in his best days had some experience in public life that is memorable.  October 8, 1844, he was elected a member of the State Legislature which chose Simon Cameron United States Senator for his first term, and it was Mr. Zimmerman’s vote that elected him.  There were three candidates for the office--Cameron, Cooper and Woodward--and 31 ballots for a choice had been taken without an election.  For Cooper Mr. Zimmerman voted at the first ballot and so continued to vote for 30 succeeding times.  At the 32nd time he kept a tally of the votes, and when his name--the last on the list--was called, he changed his vote from Cooper to Cameron.  (Tuesday, January 14, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John Lewis Erwin
At Blossburg, January 1, 1879, John Lewis, son of H. P. and Matilda Erwin, aged 11 years, 11 months and 14 days.  (Tuesday, January 14, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Edward Matthew Ward
A London dispatch states that Edward Matthew Ward, the eminent painter, who burst a blood-vessel lately, is dead at the age of 63.  (Tuesday, January 21, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Martin Houston
Frank Donaghue, sleeping in Brown’s rolling mills, at Chicago, arose last Wednesday night from the bed in which he was sleeping with his friend and fellow-workman, Martin Houston, and taking a pocket knife, stabbed him some 20 times about the head.  When found the next morning Houston was dead.  Donaghue admits the murder and says there was no cause for it, except his own condition, he having been almost delirious with drink for some weeks past.  (Tuesday, January 21, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Rosa Solomon
Miss Rosa Solomon, of Hopkinsville, Ky., committed suicide by taking poison last week, because her betrothed had changed his mind and declined to marry her.  (Tuesday, January 21, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Hannah Metcalf
Mrs. Hannah Metcalf, of Brookfield township, died at the residence of her son Samuel a few days ago, at the age of 79 years.  Mrs. Metcalf and her husband, Daniel Metcalf, were among the pioneers of Brookfield, where they cleared a large farm and raised a family of nine children.  (Tuesday, January 21, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Martin Birgin
Martin Birgin, the 19th of the Mollie Maguire gang hung for murder in this State, was executed at Pottsville last Thursday.  (Tuesday, January 21, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Frederick Vincent
In Tioga, January 12, 1879, of membranous croup, Frederick, youngest child of John and Anna Vincent, aged 1 year and 2 months.  (Tuesday, January 21, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Charles Hunt
January 9, 1879, Mr. Charles Hunt, of Bridgeport, aged 34 years, 5 months and 8 days.  (Tuesday, January 21, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. T. Waters
At Westfield, January 14, 1879, Mr. T. Waters, aged 24 years.  (Tuesday, January 21, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Peter Kelts
At Covington, January 15, 1879, Mr. Peter Kelts, aged about 85 years.  (Tuesday, January 21, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

James F. Wescott
James F. Wescott, of Dickinson borough, Lackawanna county, went to his barn last Tuesday afternoon at five o’clock, tied a strap to one of the joists, fixed the other end around his neck while standing on a hand-sled, jumped off the sled, and so hung himself.  He was found and cut down by his son within 15 minutes after committing the deed, and efforts were made to resuscitate him, but life was extinct.  No cause is known for the rash act.  (Tuesday, January 21, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

William E. Roberts
William E. Roberts, for many years Superintendent of Construction for the Philadelphia, Reading and Pottsville Telegraph Company, was thrown from his sleigh at Pottsville last week Monday, and died from his injuries the next day.  (Tuesday, January 28, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Michael Hooser
Michael Hooser, a respectable farmer residing in East Brunswick township, Schuylkill county, was found dead a few days ago, hanging in his barn.  The coroner’s jury rendered a verdict of suicide, the cause of which is supposed to be financial embarrassment.  (Tuesday, January 28, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

George Ward
A farmer named George Ward, of Columbia, Ind., a few nights ago, while drunk and abusing his wife, killed his son George with an axe for interfering to protect his mother.  He was about 50 years old and his son 20.  He was arrested.  (Tuesday, February 11, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Alexander McDonnell
Alexander McDonnell, who was blown up by a gun-powder explosion in the Rowing Brook mine near Scranton died on Wednesday.  (Tuesday, February 11, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Addie J. Gaylord
At Mansfield, February 1, 1879, Addie J., daughter of Kenyon and Mary E. Gaylord, aged 6 years, 6 months and 29 days.  (Tuesday, February 11, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Louise Taylor
At Mansfield, January 29, 1879, Mrs. Louise Taylor, aged 43 years.  (Tuesday, February 11, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Paul Gervais
Paul Gervais, the eminent French naturalist, is dead.  (Tuesday, February 18, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Charles McGill
Charles McGill was hanged Thursday at Cleveland, Ohio, for the murder of Mary Kelley in December, 1877.  (Tuesday, February 18, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Charles Labar
Mr. Charles Labar, of Clymer township, died on the 7th instant, at the age of 75 years.  Mr. Labar was one of the early settlers of Clymer township, and was a soldier of the last war with Great Britain, for which he had just secured a pension.  The Free Press says he received his draft from the Government but a day or two before his death.  (Tuesday, February 18, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Peter Meeks
Peter Meeks, a wealthy farmer at Snydersville, aged 74, committed suicide a few days ago.  (Tuesday, February 18, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Jacob Miller
Jacob Miller, of Lebanon, Pa., aged 70 years, father of Samuel Miller, who committed suicide on Monday night, was found dead in his room last Thursday, the shock occasioned by his son’s death having proved fatal.  (Tuesday, February 18, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Samuel Miller
Samuel Miller, a farmer residing near Lebanon, Pa., committed suicide Tuesday by hanging.  (Tuesday, February 18, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Dennis Dailey
Dennis Dailey was crushed to death by a fall of coal in a shute at the Conner Colliery, Girardville, Thursday.  (Tuesday, February 18, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. George W. Hymes
At Holidaytown, February 10, 1879, Mr. George W. Hymes, aged 68 years.  (Tuesday, February 18, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Harry Jones
At Blossburg, February 12, 1879, Harry, son of Robert and Elizabeth Jones, aged about 8 months.  (Tuesday, February 18, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Dr. Reuben Nelson
Dr. Reuben Nelson, senior publisher and agent of the Methodist Book Concern, New York, died a few days ago.  He was popular as a pulpit orator.  (Tuesday, March 4, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Matthew Reed
Matthew Reed was instantly killed and an unknown Polander fatally injured by a railroad collision near Shenandoah, Pa., last Tuesday.  (Tuesday, March 11, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Abram Adams
Mr. Abram Adams, a farmer of Middlebury and an old and respected resident of that township, died last week.  (Tuesday, March 11, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Hope Oakden
Mr. Hope Oakden died at Holidaytown last Wednesday night.  He was a leading citizen of Middlebury, and was the manager of the mill at his place of residence.  (Tuesday, March 11, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Elizabeth Sly
Mrs. Elizabeth Sly, one of the oldest residents in this vicinity, died at the house of her daughter, Mrs. Broughton, in Gaines, last Sunday.  She was 88 years of age.  Her son, Mr. Harvey Sly, a blacksmith in this borough, is said to be the first white person born in Wellsboro.  (Tuesday, March 11, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. E. J. Brown
Mrs. E. J. Brown died in this borough last Friday afternoon, after an illness of several weeks, from disease of the heart.  She had resided in the village many years, and was well known and respected by a large circle of friends.  The funeral services, which were held yesterday afternoon, were conducted by Rev. William Marshall, of Mansfield, Rev. Dr. Breck being confined to his house by lameness.  A very large concourse of neighbors and friends followed the remains to the grave.  (Tuesday, March 11, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Sarah Belcher
Sarah Belcher, of Lebanon, recently died a terrible death from poison inoculated from picking a felon with a pin.  (Tuesday, March 11, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. M. A. Baldwin
At Westfield, February 28, 1879, Mrs. M. A. Baldwin, aged 32 years and 10 months.  (Tuesday, March 11, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Cornelia N. Brown
At Wellsboro, March 7, 1879, Cornelia N., wife of Mr. E. J. Brown, aged 57(?) years, 1 month and 2 days.  (Tuesday, March 11, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Roy Brown
In Middlebury, March 7, 1879, Roy, only son of Poleman and Alice Brown, in the 50th year of his age.  (Tuesday, March 11, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Ann Hogencamp
At Knoxville, February 24, 1879, Mrs. Ann Hogencamp, aged 46(or 48) years.  (Tuesday, March 11, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

David Lloyd
At Blossburg, March 2, 1879, David Lloyd, aged 63 years.  (Tuesday, March 11, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Nettie Nichols
At Millerton, March 2, 1879, of diphtheria, Nettie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Nichols, aged 10 years.  (Tuesday, March 11, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Hope Oakden
At Holidaytown, March 5, 1879, Mr. Hope Oakden, aged about 55 years.  (Tuesday, March 11, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. William Oswold
At Westfield, February 28, 1879, Mr. William Oswold.  (Tuesday, March 11, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Cora Cordelia Welsh
At Lock Haven, Pa., February 26, 1879, of congestion of the lungs, Cora Cordelia, wife of Mr. George W. Welsh, aged 33 years and 11 months.  (Tuesday, March 11, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Eddie Regan
Eddie Regan, of Danville, aged 7 years, was accidentally shot dead by his companions while at play a few days ago.  (Tuesday, March 11, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

George Maggo
George Maggo, a farmer living near Jersey Shore, Lycoming county, was found dead in his bed the other night.  He was 78 years old.  (Tuesday, March 11, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Jesse Bostorff
Jesse Bostorff, a farmer of Jackson township, York county, hanged himself a few days ago.  It was his second attempt.  His mind had been affected by the marriage, against his wishes, of his only daughter.  (Tuesday, March 11, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Sally Hudson
The death of Mrs. Sally Hudson, which occurred at the residence of her son, Mr. George W. Hudson, deserves more than a passing notice.  She was born in Brattleboro, Vermont, November 10, 1780, and was consequently in her 91st year at the time of her death.  She came to this county from Springfield, Mass., about 36 years ago.  She embraced the Christian religion when quite young, was a member of the West Jackson Baptist Church and a consistent and faithful Christian to the last.  About four years ago she had a shock of the palsy, from which she never recovered, but was from that time confined to her bed.  She was the mother of 14 children, seven of whom--three sons and four daughters--survive her.  The funeral services were held in the M. E. church at West Jackson, and were conducted by Rev. Stephen Tobey, of Caton Center, NY.  His remains were deposited in the cemetery at Alder Run.  W. J. H.  (Tuesday, March 18, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Levi Wagonseller
The terrible death by starvation of Levi Wagonseller, of Fairmount recently occurred in Philadelphia.  Last Christmas he swallowed his false teeth, three in number, on a silver plate, and fastened with hooks.  It was impossible for him to swallow food.  After a while the teeth moved down a little, but this only made matters worse, and completely closed the orifice of the stomach.  He was seven weeks without food, showing remarkable endurance, and finally died of sheer inanitior.  A post mortem examination found the teeth 1 ½” above the entrance to the stomach, the hooks firmly imbedded in the flesh.  Had the plate passed into the stomach, it is the opinion of the surgeons that it would have dissolved, and the man’s life have been saved.  But it passed down the throat in a traverse way, and once lodged displacement was impossible.  (Tuesday, March 18, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Joseph Cox
Joseph Cox, an employe of Hillside Colliery, near Scranton, was killed a few days ago by falling down an air shaft.  (Tuesday, March 18, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Allen McDonald
Allen McDonald, a wealthy and respected resident of Glenwood, Pa., committed suicide a few days ago while laboring under mental aberration.  (Tuesday, March 18, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Male Finley
The little son of Robert Finley, who was terribly burned at Coaldale, Schuylkill county, last week Monday evening while playing with fire, died Tuesday morning.  (Tuesday, March 18, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Joseph Highly
Joseph Highly, of Little Cooley, Clarion county, was killed last week Monday night by lightning.  He was recently convicted of adultery, and was to have been sentenced Tuesday.  (Tuesday, March 18, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Elizabeth Beach
In Brookfield, March 16, 1879, Mrs. Elizabeth Beach, widow of the late O.(or C.) P. Beach, of Knoxville, aged 63 years.  (Tuesday, March 18, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Charlotte Culver
In Nelson, March 11, 1879, Charlotte, wife of Mr. C. F. Culver, in the 71st year of her age.  (Tuesday, March 18, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Kitty Evans
At Blossburg, March 11, 1879, Kitty, daughter of J. C. and Sophia Evans, aged about 3 years and 6 months.  (Tuesday, March 18, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Joseph Graham
In Caton, NY, March 8, 1879, of typhoid pneumonia, Mr. Joseph Graham, aged about 50 years.  (Tuesday, March 18, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Sally Hudson
In Jackson, Pa., March 5, 1879, Mrs. Sally Hudson, aged 90 years, 3 months and 25 days.  (Tuesday, March 18, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Hattie Nichols
At Millerton, March 7, 1879, of diphtheria, Hattie, daughter of Mr. Richard Nichols, aged 6 years.  (Tuesday, March 18, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Major General Thomas W. Sherman
Major General Thomas W. Sherman died at Newport, RI, last week Sunday.  (Tuesday, March 25, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Andrew Johnson
Andrew Johnson, son of the late President Johnson, died recently at Union Depot, Tenn.  (Tuesday, March 25, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Gen. George C. Foster
Gen. George C. Foster, who served through the war, died last Wednesday night at Burlington, Vermont.  (Tuesday, March 25, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Thomas J. Wood
A special from Starkville, Miss., says that Thomas J. Wood, a prominent attorney of Memphis, was mortally shot last Tuesday by William Gilmer (colored).  (Tuesday, March 25, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. A. B. Wright
The funeral of Mrs. A. B. Wright, at her late residence at Farmington Center, last Thursday afternoon, was attended by a very large concourse of friends and neighbors, the procession being over a mile in length.  The services were conducted by Rev. Mr. Moyer, of Mansfield.  Mrs. Wright was the mother of Capt. A. D. Wright, of Woodstock, Ont., and was the sister of Mr. A. VanDusen, of this village.  (Tuesday, March 25, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Israel Richards
Early last Friday morning Mr. Israel Richards, an aged citizen of this borough, died at his residence on Main street of extreme old age.  He had been feeble for some time, and his death was not unexpected.  Mr. Richards was born on the 23d of May, 1792, in the town of Chatham, Middlesex county, Conn.  After residing at different points in that State, his father moved to Meredith, Delaware county, NY, when Israel was 10 years of age.  The family soon afterward went to Colesville, Broome county, in the same State, and here the lad grew to be a young man of 20 years.  He then left home and went to Norwich, NY, to learn the carpenter’s trade.  In 1817 he went to Deposit, NY, where he became acquainted with Miss Hannah ?, to whom he was married on Christmas eve in the year 1823.  The young couple resided at various places in Delaware and Broome counties until the year 1839, when they came to the Pine creek region in this county, where Mr. Richards worked at his trade as a carpenter and joiner and millwright almost exclusively for Messrs. Stowell & Dickinson.  After four years of this work he moved to this borough, where he has ever since resided, working at his trade regularly until about eight years ago, and working considerably since that time as the increasing infirmities of age would permit.  While at work on Pine creek he built the old church edifice at Ansonia, which was one of the pioneer church buildings erected within the county.  On the evening of December 24, 1873, a number of ladies and gentlemen of this village attended the Golden Wedding of Mr. Richards and his aged wife.  The old gentleman was in excellent health at that time for so aged a man, and Mrs. Richards seemed as smart and vigorous as many a woman of 40 years.  She still survives her companion who for 45 years walked beside her in life’s journey. Mr. Richards was a good citizen and a faithful worker following the precepts of the catechism of the Church to which he belonged--the Protestant Episcopal--and learning to labor truly to get his own living and to do his duty in that state of life unto which it pleased God to call him.  His funeral was attended last Sunday afternoon at St. Paul’s church.  Rev. Mr. Marshall, of Mansfield, read the service and preached an excellent sermon, in the enforced absence of Rev. Dr. Breck, the rector of the parish.  (Tuesday, March 25, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Henry H. Potter
Another aged citizen of our county died to the silent land yesterday morning about 10 o’clock when ex-Sheriff Henry H. Potter died at his residence in Middlebury.  His death was caused by a second stroke of paralysis on Thursday last. Mr. Potter was 88 years old at the time of his death.  He was born in Cazenovia, Madison county, NY, and had resided in this county over half a century.  He was for many years a very prominent and influential citizen of the county, and was several times elected to positions of honor and responsibility, having been Sheriff, County Commissioner and Auditor.  He held the office of Postmaster at Middlebury about 30 years.  In the fresh vigor of his early manhood he enlisted in his country’s service, and served through the war of 1812 as a soldier under General Scott. Mr. Potter was thrice married, and was the father of 12 children, among them being ex-Sheriff J. B. Potter and Mrs. H. E. Potter, of this village. We regret that the very meager notes at our command at this writing enable us to give but a brief sketch of Mr. Potter’s honorable career.  The date of the funeral service has not yet been fixed.  (Tuesday, March 25, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Female Andrews
In Jackson, March 16, 1879, an infant daughter of Levi and Mary Andrews, aged 3 months.  (Tuesday, March 25, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Kelsey
At Wellsboro, March 23, 1879, Mary Elizabeth, wife of Robert Kelsey and daughter of Robert and Sarah W. Trull, in the 40th year of her age.  (Tuesday, March 25, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Art Whittaker
In Richmond township, March 19, 1879, Ari Whittiker, aged 57 years.  (Tuesday, March 25, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Capt. James Goodrich
Capt. James Goodrich, a notice of whose death will be found in our Tioga letter, was a soldier in the war of 1812, serving in General Harrison’s command and in the brigade led by Brig. Gen. Geo. McClure, of Bath, NY.  (Tuesday, April 1, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Orlando Clark
In Covington, March 28, 1879, of typhoid pneumonia, Orlando, son of C. A. Clark, aged 25 years, 7 months and 9 days.  (Tuesday, April 1, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. James Goodrich
At Tioga, March 22, 1879, Mr. James Goodrich, aged 88 years, 5 months and 15 days.  (Tuesday, April 1, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Mary Sweet
In Millerton, March 20, 1879, Mary, wife of Mr. Frederick Sweet, aged 69 years.  (Tuesday, April 1, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Carrie E. Marvin
At Lamb’s Creek, March 20, 1879, Mrs. Carrie E. Marvin, aged 10(or 16) years.  (Tuesday, April 1, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Ansel Maxam
At Farmington, March 6, 1879, Ansel Maxam, in the 99th year of his age.  (Tuesday, April 1, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Knox Martin
Knox Martin, the colored murderer of John Whittenmeyer and wife, was hanged at Nashville, Tenn., a few days ago, in the presence of 12,000 people.  He made a full confession of his crime before leaving the jail.  (Tuesday, April 8, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Nicholas Schillinger
An accident near Pittston, Pa., on the Lehigh Valley railroad about one o’clock last week Monday morning, resulted in killing Nicholas Schillinger, the engineer, and seriously injuring the fireman.  The accident was caused by a land slide.  (Tuesday, April 8, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. D. Carsaw
Mrs. D. Carsaw, of Middlebury, died very suddenly last Saturday morning at Niles Valley.  She was the oldest daughter of Mr. George P. Card, formerly a resident of this village, and she was known and highly esteemed by a large circle of friends.  The funeral sermon was preached by Rev. N. L. Reynolds on Sunday afternoon at one o’clock, and about 25 teams followed the hearse from Niles Valley to the cemetery in this village, where the body was buried.  (Tuesday, April 18, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

William Martin
William Martin, a Philadelphia real estate agent who was mysteriously assaulted in his office on Friday week, died on Saturday, the 12th instant.  (Tuesday, April 22, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Mary Hamilton
At Millerton, April 15, 1879, Mary, widow of the late James Hamilton, in her 83rd year.  (Tuesday, April 22, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Dr. Von Strampf
Dr. Von Strampf, first President of the Supreme Tribunal of Prussia, is dead.  (Tuesday, April 24, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Theodore B. Weaver
Mrs. Ada Roberts shot and fatally wounded Theodore B. Weaver, a prominent Chicago merchant, a few days ago in a lawyer’s office.  (Tuesday, May 13, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Sarah J. B. Hale
Mrs. Sarah J. B. Hale, for many years editor of Godey’s Lady Book, is dead.  (Tuesday, May 13, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Lena Hubbard
In Rutland, April 22, 1879, Lena, daughter of G. B. and Adelia Hubbard, aged 4 months and 4 days.  (Tuesday, May 13, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Walter Robert Labar
In Delmar, April 3, 1879, Walter Robert, son of Verne and Stella Labar, aged 7 months and 10 days.  (Tuesday, May 13, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Augustus Plumley
In Delmar, April 29, 1879, Mr. Augustus Plumley, aged 69 years.  (Tuesday, May 13, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. C. Prime
In Tioga, May 6, 1879, Mrs. C. Prime, aged about 50 years.  (Tuesday, May 13, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Norval Richmond
At Antrim, April 24, 1879, Mr. Norval Richmond, aged 22 years.  (Tuesday, May 13, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

SMITH, Julia  - Mrs. Geo. Wilson [SRGP 28847]
At Mansfield, May 4th, 1879, Mrs. Geo Wilson, aged 16 years.  (Tuesday, May 13, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.) [Prospect Cemetery]

John J. Cochran
John J. Cochran of Lancaster, died in that city Monday.  He was an old and well known journalist, a brother of Hon. Thomas E. Cochran of New York.  He had been editor of the York Republican and the Lancaster Union, and was connected with other Lancaster dailies.  Under President Fillmore he was Postmaster of York, and under President Lincoln, Postmaster of Lancaster.  One of his sons, Thomas B. Cochran, as Chief Clerk of the Senate at Harrisburg, and other, Richard Cochran, as a coal merchant in Philadelphia.  (Tuesday, May 20, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Orlando Morrell
Mr. Orlando Morrell, one of the most promising young men of Elmira, and well known as a member of the wholesale drug firm of Gerity & Morrell, died very suddenly last week Monday morning.  (Tuesday, May 20, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Female Russel
The Free Press says a little daughter of Mr. Michael Russel, of Westfield, fell into a tub of boiling water a few days ago, and was so badly scalded about the head, shoulders and arms that she died the next day.  The child’s mother had just emptied the boiler of hot water into the tub and turned to replace the boiler on the stove, which the little girl, who was but 18 months old, fell into the tub.  (Tuesday, May 20, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Otis Wheeler
Last Tuesday forenoon an accident occurred on the premises of Mr. Isaac Wheeler, in Charleston township, about four miles from this village, resulting in the sudden death of Mr. Wheeler’s son Otis, a young man of 19 years.  Young Wheeler and a friend were engaged in hauling out manure, and were loading the wagon, when the team was frightened by a flying hen and started to run.  Otis sprang for the reins, but secured only one of them, and as he held to that the horses turned short, one wheel of the loaded wagon hit the young man, knocked him down and so rolled over his chest, killing him instantly.  The deceased was a promising young man, and was held in high esteem by all who knew him.  His death is a severe affliction to his family, and excited a deep feeling of regret in the neighborhood.  (Tuesday, May 20, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Daniel Shorten
Daniel Shorten, a Corning glass cutter, fell dead at his lathe last week Monday.  He leaves a wife and child in England.  (Tuesday, May 20, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Ida Bodine
At Wellsboro, May 12, 1879, Ida, daughter of Mr. Ellis Bodine, aged 23 years.  (Tuesday, May 20, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mary E. Dickinson
At Mitchell’s Creek, April 16, 1879, Mary E. Dickinson, aged about 63 years.  (Tuesday, May 20, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Phebe Wood
At Springfield, Dakota, May 3, 1879, Mrs. Phebe Wood, formerly of the Cowanesque valley, in the 80th year of her age.  (Tuesday, May 20, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Walter Van Dusen
At Wellsboro, April 14, 1879, Mr. Walter Van Dusen, in the 66(or 86) year of his age.  Mr. Van Dusen came to this county in 1833.  He moved with his family, consisting of a wife and 10 children into the woods, three miles south of Osceola, occupying a small log house with no fire-place and only one room.  Here he worked out for himself a good home, raised to a respectable manhood and womanhood 11 children, and lived to see 49 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.  He was an active and worthy member of the Baptist Church, and died in the triumph of a Christian faith.  (Tuesday, May 20, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Hon. Elmer P. Ross
Hon. Elmer P. Ross, a banker at Auburn, NY, and a prominent State politician, died last week.  (Tuesday, May 20, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Absolom W. Ford
Absolom W. Ford was hanged at Lake Charles, La., last Friday, for the murder of Dr. Joseph Bazee, June 8, 1878.  (Tuesday, May 20, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Henry J. Cross
Henry J. Cross, City Treasurer of Salem, Mass., committed suicide a few days ago by hanging himself to his office railing.  (Tuesday, May 20, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Abram Walker
Mr. Abram Walker, for many years a leading citizen of Round Top, died last week Sunday morning at about one o’clock.  (Tuesday, May 20, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Josephus Lockwood
In Chatham, May 9, 1879, Mr. Josephus Lockwood.  He was Assistant Superintendent of the Chatham Valley Sunday-school, a faithful, devoted Christian, ever ready to do every duty.  His earnest pleadings for us to be true to lowers of Christ will be heard no more.  In him the M. E. Church has lost one of its most prominent members, the community an upright, honorable citizen and the Sunday-school one of its firm supporters and best friends.  (Tuesday, May 20, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Clarence Robertson
Clarence Robertson, a miner, while descending into the Pennsylvania Coal Company’s shaft at Pittston a few days ago, fell off the carriage and was instantly killed.  (Tuesday, May 20, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Clarence Kelley
A young man named Clarence Kelley, son of Mr. Orra Kelley, of Southport, NY, was found dead on the 16th instant, near an outhouse on the premises, with a bullet-hole through his head and the weapon lying by his side.  Deceased was subject to epileptic fits, and had been very despondent for some time.  He was a bright and promising young man, and his tragic death is greatly deplored.  An inquest was held and the decision was that deceased came to his death by his own hand while laboring under a fit of temporary insanity.  The funeral was the largest held in that vicinity for many years.  (Tuesday, May 20, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

M. Deligergis
M. Deligergis, the Greek statesman and Minister of Finance, is dead.  (Tuesday, June 3, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John Mathers
Last Friday a telegram was received in this village announcing the death of ex-Sheriff John Mathers, in New York city, where he had been for several months for medical treatment.  His remains were brought here Saturday and buried in our village Cemetery, the funeral service, which was held in the Methodist Church Saturday afternoon, being attended by many of his old friends and neighbors. Mr. Mathers was a man well known throughout the county, as he was for many years prominent in political circles, and had twice held the office of Sheriff, being the only man we believe who was ever thus honored.  He was born at Jersey Shore, Lycoming county, June 10th, 1799, making him very nearly 80 years of age at the time of his death.  Coming to this county he lived for some years in Delmar township on the farm now owned by George English, and afterward removed to Shippen township, where he engaged in farming and in running a saw and grist-mill near Gaines.  His genial manners and force of character won for him an extended personal popularity, and secured his election for Sheriff on the Whig ticket in 1849.  He was a popular public officer, and was elected to the same position a second time in 1855. At the end of his second term he moved on to a farm he had purchased in Charleston township, where he resided until November, 1877, when he moved to this borough.  He lived here until last August, when on account of failing health he went to New York for treatment.  His disease was a painful one, and he suffered very much for several months until death came to his relief last Thursday afternoon.  Up to the time when he left here he was a man of unusual physical vigor for so aged a person. Mr. Mathers possessed many social qualities that attracted and strongly attached his friends, and he was during all his active life a man of considerable personal and political influence.  He raised a large family of children, some of whom are leading men in their respective callings.  His aged wife also survives him.  (Tuesday, June 3, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Joseph Casey
Joseph Casey, a boy of 11 years, overturned a --- and was fatally burned a few nights ago at Bellevue, near Scranton.  (Tuesday, June 3, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Anna Lucas
In Richmond township, May 18, 1879, Miss Anna Lucas, aged 81 years.  (Tuesday, June 3, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Horace Rumsey [SRGP 05799]
At Mainesburg, May 22, 1879, Mr. Horace Rumsey, aged 37 years.  (Tuesday, June 3, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.) [Mainesburg Cemetery]

Mrs. Matilda Wilson
At Morris Run, Pa., May 10, 1879, Matilda, wife of Mr. W. Wilson, of New York city, aged 29 years.  (Tuesday, June 3, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Charles Norris
At Robersville, Washington county, Md., on Tuesday, Lewis S. Miller, aged 15, shot and killed Charles Norris, about the same age, because the boys called him nicknames.  (Tuesday, June 10, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Reese Parsons
Reese Parsons, a mulatto and notorious desperado, who for a long time has been the leader of a gang of thieves in Barbour county, West Virginia, resisted arrest Wednesday, and was shot dead.  Several of Parsons’ gang were arrested.  (Tuesday, June 10, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

James Woodford
James Woodford, an old resident of Jackson township, died at his residence near Jackson Center last week Thursday morning, of pleuro-pneumonia, after an illness of only six days.  (Tuesday, June 10, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. John Anderson
In Elk, May 21, 1879, Mr. John Anderson, aged 27 years and 25 days.  (Tuesday, June 10, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Thomas Franklin
At Covington, May 30, 1879, Mr. Thomas Franklin, in the 40th year of his age.  (Tuesday, June 10, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Mary E. Klock
In Charleston, June 1, 1879, Mrs. Mary E. Klock, aged 38(or 36) years and 8 months.  (Tuesday, June 10, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. John McCarter
At Walla Walla, Washington Territory, May 16, 1879, Mr. John McCarter, formerly of Delmar, Pa., aged 53 years.  (Tuesday, June 10, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Maggie May Retan
At Millerton, June 1, 1879, of diphtheria, Maggie May, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. R.(or K.) Retan, aged 5 years and 2 months.  (Tuesday, June 10, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Matilda Wilson
At Morris Run, May 10, 1879, Matilda, wife of Mr. W. Wilson, of New York city, aged 29 years.  (Tuesday, June 10, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

BAILEY - Mrs. Mary A. E. Moore [SRGP 31261]
At the residence of her husband, in Delmar township, June 5, 1879, Mrs. Mary A. E. Moore.  Mrs. Moore was the daughter of Roswell Bailey and was born October 9, 1814.  She was married to Richard J. Moore, March 30, 1833.  When but 12 years of age she united with the Methodist Church; but in after years her deep appreciation of the character and value of the Prayer Book led her into the communion of the Episcopal Church, in which she was confirmed by Bishop Howe, May 14, 1874.  The latter part of her life was clouded by many years of suffering, but through all she maintained a Christian resignation and an exemplary piety which spoke clearly of her nearness to Him who is “our only refuge in time of need.”  In the community in which she lived she leaves a name which commands the deepest respect for the unaffected Christian character with which it is associated; and in her home where she was cherished with the utmost affection, and where her loss is irreparable, she leaves behind her the sweet fragrance of a most holy life which will endure long to inspire and encourage her sorrowing husband and friends.  (Tuesday, June 10, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Erastus W. Derow
At Blossburg, June 8, 1879, Mr. Erastus W. Derow, in the 75th year of his age.  (Tuesday, June 17, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Christiana Morgan
In the faith and peace of Jesus at East Charleston, May 12, 1879, of pneumonia, Christiana, wife of Mr. _olman Morgan, in the 73rd year of her age.  (Tuesday, June 17, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Maud M. Seagers
In Westfield, May 27, 1879, Maud M., daughter of Simon S. and Mary A. Seagers, aged 1 year, 1 month and 1 day.  (Tuesday, June 17, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Frankie F. Wygant
At Cherry Flats, May 8, 1879, Frankie F., infant son of Charles and Adaline Wygant, aged 3 months, 11(or 12) weeks and 2 days.  (Tuesday, June 17, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Jordan Sheive
The Advocate says Mr. Jordan Sheive, a well known and prosperous farmer of Jackson township, was almost instantly killed last Wednesday morning by a falling tree.  It seems that Mr. Sheive had gone into the woods where his workmen were engaged in peeling bark, and they being busily engaged at work, did not notice his proximity until the tree started.  A quick warning was given which only seemed to bewilder him, and the tree descended, crushing his body to the ground.  Mr. Sheive was over 60 years of age and was well known as an industrious and well to-do farmer and a good citizen.--one of the solid men of Jackson.  He leaves a family to mourn his loss.  (Tuesday, June 24, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Thomas J. Berry
Mr. Thomas J. Berry, a prominent horseman of Tioga, died very suddenly at the Homestead Hotel in Elmira a week ago last Saturday.  He went to lie down in his room soon after breakfast and the fact of his death was not learned until near 12 o’clock at night.  An inquest was held and after a post mortem examination had been made it was concluded that his death resulted from acute congestion of the lungs.  The funeral services were held at Tioga last Tuesday and were largely attended.  (Tuesday, July 8, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Frank Parlock
Frank Parlock, a boy aged 9 years, died last Saturday, at Arnot, the 5th of brain fever brought on by over exertion the day before.  (Tuesday, July 15, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Benj. Hughes
Mr. Benj. Hughes died at this place in Arnot, at half past seven Thursday morning, the 10th instant.  (Tuesday, July 15, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Mary Teresa Kirkendall
At Somers Lane, July ?, 1879, Mary Teresa, infant daughter of Erastus and Emily Kirkendall, aged 4 months.  (Tuesday, July 15, 1879, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)
 

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