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1884-  Wellsboro Agitator - Obituaries


Mr. Munroe Doud
At Blossburg, Pa., May 5, 1884, Mr. Munroe Doud, aged 79 years, 8 months and 22 days.  (Tuesday, May 20, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Samuel Jones
At Englishtown, at the residence of his son, May 8, 1884, Mr. Samuel Jones, in the 79th year of his age.  (Tuesday, May 20, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Sam Ward
Mr. Sam Ward, once known in America as the king of the lobby, at Washington, died last week Monday at Pegir(?), Italy.  He was a graduate of Yale College, and obtained some reputation as a writer of light verse.  He had resided in London for several years.  (Tuesday, May 27, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Buel Babcock
Mr. Buel Babcock, a well-known resident of Farmington township, died last Saturday morning.  The funeral was held at Nelson last Sunday, and the remains were interred in the Osceola cemetery by the Odd Fellows, of which organization he was a worthy member.  (Tuesday, May 27, 1885, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Robert C. Sebring
Mr. Robert C. Sebring, one of the oldest residents of Liberty township, died last Friday at the age of 65 years.  For nearly 40 years Mr. Sebring was identified with the mercantile interests of Liberty.  In 1873 he sold his store to C. A. Miller and engaged in the hotel business.  The Liberty hotel stands upon the old homestead lot of the Sebrings and near the site of the old block house erected in 1792.  Mr. Sebring’s remains were interred on Sunday.  (Tuesday, May 27, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Keziah King
In Clymer, Pa., May 16, 1884, Keziah, daughter of Mr. Atwell King, aged 45 years.  (Tuesday, May 27, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Charles M. Rumsey
The wife of Mr. Charles M. Rumsey, County Commissioner, died last Saturday morning at her home in Sullivan township, after a lingering illness.  The funeral was held yesterday.  (Tuesday, May 27, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Samuel Kennedy
At Roseville, Pa., March ?, 1884, Mr. Samuel Kennedy, in the 6th year of his age.  (Tuesday, June 3,1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Christopher Zuker
Mr. Christopher Zuker, of Liberty, died suddenly last week Monday.  He arose as usual in the morning and started for the barn, when he fell dead just outside the door.  Mr. Zuker was about 75 years of age.  He came to this country more than 50 years ago and settled in Liberty.  He leaves a large family.  (Tuesday, June 10, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Ellery Leonard
Mr. Ellery Leonard, of Shunk, Sullivan county, was killed in the back woods near that place a few days ago by being struck on the head by a falling tree.  (Tuesday, June 17, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Daniel F. Wynne
Mr. Daniel F. Wynne, son of Patrick Wynne, of Union, died very suddenly last week Sunday.  He was in his 21st year, and was a young man of excellent habits and much promise.  The funeral occurred on Tuesday and was largely attended.  (Tuesday, June 24, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. August Ericsson
Mr. August Ericsson met with a fatal accident at Morris Run a few days ago.  He was engaged in loading bark when the team started suddenly and he fell backwards to the ground striking on the back of his head.  He died a short time after the injury.  (Tuesday, July 1, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Ethel Graves
At Knoxville, Tuesday morning, June 17, 1884, after an illness of 38 hours of scarlet fever, Ethel, only child of A. B. and Martha E. Graves, aged 3(or 8) years, 5(?) months, and 15(or 16) days.  (Tuesday, July 1, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Charles Sample
At Keeneyville, Pa., June (?), 1884, of typhoid pneumonia, Charles Sample, aged (?) years, 10 months and 27 days.  (Tuesday, July 1, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Abraham Teachman
In Farmington, Pa., June 1, 1884, of consumption, Mrs. Abraham Teachman, aged 64 years, 10 months and 16(?) days.  (Tuesday, July 1, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. George Wakeman
At Wellsboro, April 20, 1884, Mr. George Wakeman, in the 72nd year of his age.  (Tuesday, July 1, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Eri Wakeman
At Catlett, Va., June 16, 1884, Mr. Eri Wakeman, in the 82nd year of his age.  (Tuesday, July 1, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

B. F. Kelsey
B. F. Kelsey, of this borough, died at his home last Saturday morning, of inflammation of the bowels, after an illness of about a week.  Mr. Kelsey was born and always lived upon the place where he died.  He was one of our most substantial citizens and served terms as Councilman and member of the School Board, always discharging his duties with zeal and fidelity.  He enjoyed the universal respect and esteem of the whole community.  Mr. Kelsey’s father, Daniel Kelsey, was one of the early settlers in this borough.  He purchased and cleared up the farm where his son afterward resided, and he was the first magistrate elected in Wellsboro, holding the office continuously for over 30 years.  Mr. B. F. Kelsey, was 55 years of age.  His wife and seven children survive him.  His funeral was held yesterday morning at 10 o’clock at his late residence, a large number of relatives and friends being in attendance.  (Tuesday, July 15, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. William R. Brown
At Lawrenceville, Pa., July 8, 1884, Mr. William R. Brown, in the 75th year of his age.  (Tuesday, July 15, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. C. F. King
Mrs. C. F. King, of Covington, died a few days ago after an illness of about a year, caused by injuries received in a railroad accident.  She received $5,000 from the Company before her death.  (Tuesday, July 22, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. L. W. Eighmey
At Mansfield, Pa., June 20, 1884, Mrs. L. W. Eeighmey, aged 46 years.  (Tuesday, July 22, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

August Mudrack
At Wellsboro, July 18, 1884, of membraneous croup, August, only son of August and Jane Mudrack, aged 6 years, 8 months and 2 days.  Elmira papers please copy.  (Tuesday, July 22, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Male Unger
Mr. and Mrs. S. Unger of this borough, mourn the loss of their youngest son who was about two years of age.  The child died early Wednesday morning after a two days illness and the body was taken by private conveyance to Elmira where it was interred the same day.  (Tuesday, July 29, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John Rawlings
Herbert Leister, of Winchester, Va., on Tuesday, shot and killed John Rawlings in a dispute about a dollar.  Both were wealthy farmers.  (Tuesday, August 5, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Asa Dodge
In Shippen, August 8, 1884, of inflammation of the bowels, Rev. Asa Dodge, aged 55(?) years.  (Tuesday, August 5, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. John Kinney
In Tioga, Pa., July 23, 1884, Mr. John Kinney, aged 73 years.  (Tuesday, August 5, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Mary Morgan
At Blossburg, Pa., July 30, 1884, Mrs. Mary Morgan, aged 80 years.  (Tuesday, August 5, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Robert H. Pratt
In Richmond, Pa., July 23, 1884, Robert H. Pratt, aged 92 years, 10 months and 9 days.  (Tuesday, August 5, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Erastus Smith
In Charleston, Pa., July 26, 1884, Mrs. Erastus Smith, aged 77 years.  (Tuesday, August 5, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Frank J. Ottarson
Frank J. Ottarson, a New York journalist, died on Tuesday.  (Tuesday, August 19, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Eugene Dumont
Eugene Dumont, the archaelogist, died at Paris last Wednesday.  (Tuesday, August 19, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Camille Farey
Camille Farey, a French journalist and historian, died last Thursday.  (Tuesday, August 19, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

David Derickson
Hon. David Derickson, once District Attorney and Judge in Crawford county, died last Wednesday in Meadville, aged 86.  (Tuesday, August 19, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John Brown
Rev. John Brown, D. D., died at Newburg, NY, Friday morning, aged 93 years.  He was the oldest Episcopal clergyman in the State, and was also thought to be the oldest Free Mason in the United States.  (Tuesday, August 19, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

William A. Humphrey
Dr. William A. Humphrey, son of Dr. A. Humphrey, died at Bloss last week Monday, of consumption, at the age of 42 years.  The remains were taken to Tioga, his former home, for burial.  (Tuesday, August 19, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Charles H. L. Ford
Mrs. Charles H. L. Ford, one of the old and respected residents of Lawrenceville, died last Wednesday morning at the age of 75 years.  (Tuesday, August 19, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Sally Ann Abbott
In Deerfield, Pa., August 14, 1884, Mrs. Sally Ann Abbott, aged about 50 years.  (Tuesday, August 19, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

T. R. Leonard
At Westfield, Pa., August 6, 1884, T. R. Leonard, aged 54 years.  (Tuesday, August 19, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Nettie Lent
At Wellsboro, Pa., August 14, 1884, Nettie, daughter of Mrs. Sarah D. Lent, aged 15 years, 9 months and 26 days.  (Tuesday, August 19, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. John Cunningham
Mrs. John Cunningham, incarcerated in the lockup, Tuesday, in Scranton, Pa., on the charge of assault and battery, hung herself with an apron.  (Tuesday, August 26, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. John Knapp
Mr. John Knapp, ex-Chief of the Elmira police force, died suddenly last week Sunday night while sitting upon a couch in the Adams House at Troy, Bradford county.  He was 50 years of age.  (Tuesday, August 26, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Richard W. Towles
The funeral of Richard W. Towles took place from the residence of Joseph Thorp, at Bath, on Tuesday.  Towles was found dead in his bed from suffocation by gas in a Chicago hotel on Sunday morning.  (Tuesday, August 26, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

George Kramer
George Kramer, the Reading saloon-keeper who gave Christian Bowman half a pint of whisky on condition that he should make one drink of it, from the effects of which Bowman died, has been arrested.  (Tuesday, August 26, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Charles Underhill
Charles Underhill, who for a number of years had been at the Willard asylum, died on Monday, August 18.  He was a brother of the editor of the Farmers’ Advocate and was for many years one of the grocery men of Bath.  (Tuesday, August 26, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Humphrey Johnston
Humphrey Johnston, a colored man residing at Addison, missed his footing while attempting to board a train to go to his home a few days ago, and the cars passed over him.  He lived only a short time.  A brother of his met a similar fate only a short time previous.  (Tuesday, August 26, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Leta Leona Johnson
At Mansfield, Pa., August 17, 1884, Leta Leona, daughter of H. Morrell Johnson, aged 1 year and 9 months.  (Tuesday, August 26, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

James Merrick
In Deerfield, August 15, 1884, James, son of Mr. Bradford Merrick, aged 5 years.  (Tuesday, August 26, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Maud Amanda Simpson
At Mansfield, Pa., August 10, 1884, Maud Amanda, only child of Albert and Lucinda Simpson, aged 10 months and 10 days.  (Tuesday, August 26, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Hiram Warters
At Lambtown, Pa., August 18, 1884, Mr. Hiram Warters, in the 36th year of his age.  (Tuesday, August 26, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Elam E. Wilcox
In Delmar, Pa., August 17, 1884, of consumption, Mr. Elam E. Wilcox, aged 33 years, 1 month and 26 days.  (Tuesday, August 26, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Louis Meyer
Louis Meyer, a butcher of Winfield, L.I., locked himself in a large ice box a few days ago, and was frozen to death.  (Tuesday, September 2, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Charles Stansborough
Mr. Charles Stansborough, a prominent merchant and the Post master at Brookfield, died last Tuesday.  (Tuesday, September 2, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. William Reilly
Mr. William Reilly, for many years a resident of this borough, died at his home in Waterbury, Conn., last Wednesday at the age of 50 years.  (Tuesday, September 2, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Jacob Buchler
Jacob Buchler, a wealthy Milwaukee butcher, hung himself last Wednesday on account of the heat.  Robert Kuntz, of New York, took poison for the same reason.  (Tuesday, September 16, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Minnie Josephine Bostwick
At Wellsboro, September 9(?), 1884, of consumption, Minnie Josephine, daughter of L.(?) H. and Ruth C. Bostwick, aged 11(?) year, and 8 months.  (Tuesday, September 23, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Urban D. Bunnell
At Wellsboro, September 11, 1884, of cholera infantum, Urban D., son of Teck and Mary Bunnell, aged about 9 months.  (Tuesday, September 23, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Robert Logan, Sr.
At Lick(?), or Summit, Pa., September 15(?), 1884, Robert Logan, Sr., aged 69 years.  (Tuesday, September 23, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Thomas Sullivan
At Wellsboro, September 22, 1884, Thomas Sullivan, aged 78 years.  (Tuesday, September 23, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. J. Bradley Seeley
Mr. J. Bradley Seeley, of Brookfield, died very suddenly last Friday evening at paralysis.  Mr. Seeley was in Westfield during the day, apparently as well as usual.  (Tuesday, September 23, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Henry W. Diman
Henry W. Diman, late United States Consul at Lisbon is dead.  (Tuesday, September 30, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Henry Clay
Henry Clay, grandson of the great Whig statesman, died at Louisville last week from a wound received in a liquor saloon brawl.  (Tuesday, September 30, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John W. Garrett
John W. Garrett, president of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, died last Friday morning at his cottage at Deer Park, Md.  (Tuesday, September 30, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

J. H. Squier
J. H. Squier, banker of Washington, D. C., who failed some months since, committed suicide a few days ago by cutting his throat with a pocket knife.  (Tuesday, September 30, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

William P. Clark
Capt. William P. Clark, a member of Gen. Sheridan’s staff, died last week Monday at Washington, from inflammation of the bowels after a brief illness.  (Tuesday, September 30, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. James Johnson
Mr. James Johnson, a young man who has been working for Mr. Robert Kelsey in this borough, died last Friday night of fever, after a week’s illness.  Mr. Johnson was about 23 years of age, and his home was at Stony Fork.  (Tuesday, September 30, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Freddie Houghton
At Stony Fork, Pa., September 21, 1884, of cholera infantum, Freddie, son of Edgar and Ruth Houghton, aged 9 months and 5 days.  (Tuesday, September 30, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

James W. Johnson
At the residence of Robert Kelsey, in Wellsboro, Pa., September 26, 1884, of bilious fever, James W. Robinson, of Delmar, aged 23 years, 5 months and 3 days.  (Tuesday, September 30, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Maria Smith
At Mansfield, September 21, 1884, Maria, wife of Mr. S. Smith, in the 46th year of her age.  (Tuesday, September 30, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Thomas Gillet
Last week Sunday evening Mr. Thomas Gillet, died very suddenly at his home in Roseville.  Mr. Gillet had been suffering for a few days from quinsy, but his case was not considered a serious one.  Five minutes before his death he was standing in the open doorway of his house, and he turned and lay down and expired at once.  Mr. Gillet, was about 48 years of age.  He leaves a wife and six children.  The remains were taken to Cherry Flats, his native place, for interment last Tuesday.  (Tuesday, October 7, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

William M. Barden
Dr. William M. Barden, died at his home in Mansfield last Tuesday after a long illness, at the age of 72 years.  Dr. Barden was born at Benton, Yates county, NY, February 14, 1812.  He took a medical course at Geneva, NY, and afterwards gave his attention to Homeopathy.  He located at Mansfield in 1852 and began the practice of the new school of medicine, which he followed upwards of 30 years, enjoying the respect and good will of the community.  For several years he had been confined to the house, and he suffered much from the results of a serious illness.  The funeral was held on Thursday afternoon at his late residence.  (Tuesday, October 7, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Nathaniel Rice
Mr. Nathaniel Rice, a prominent farmer at East Charleston, died last Friday of typhoid fever.  Mr. Rice was well and favorably known as an upright and substantial citizen.  (Tuesday, October 7, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

William M. Barden
At Mansfield, September 30, 1884, William M. Barden, M. D., in the 72d year of his age.  (Tuesday, October 7, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Katy E. Lewis
At Mansfield, September 22, 1884, Katy E., daughter of Grant and Mary Lewis, aged 3 months.  (Tuesday, October 7, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

George Wilcox
At Leetonia, Pa., September 29, 1884, of cholera infantum, George, son of George and Ida Wilcox, aged 4 months and 28 days.  (Tuesday, October 7, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Matt O’Reardon
Matt O’Reardon, the famous song-writer, died last week Monday night in a Louisville hospital.  (Tuesday, October 14, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Anson G. Holmes
Mr. Anson G. Holmes died at Wells, Chemung county, NY, on the 24th ultimo, in his 79th year.  In 1856 Mr. Holmes purchased the farm, grist-mill and lumbering establishment of the late John Mathers, on Pine Creek, in Shippen township, where for 12 years he conducted a thriving trade.  He then returned to Wells, his former home, where he spent the remainder of his days.  Mr. Holmes was a man of remarkable business qualifications, full of energy and perseverance.  His widow and six children survive him.  (Tuesday, October 14, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. John E. Jones
Mr. John E. Jones died last week Monday at the home of his son-in-law, George Skelton, in Middlebury, in his 78th year.  Mr. Jones was a native of Wales.  He came to this country in 1842 and immediately settled in this county, working for Mr. H. Stowell on Pine Creek.  In 1851 he settled upon the farm in Charleston now owned by his son D. P. Jones.  Mr. Jones was an industrious and upright citizen, and he was respected by all his acquaintances.  The funeral services were conducted by Rev. J. M. Evans, of Blossburg, and the remains were interred at the Welsh cemetery in Charleston.  (Tuesday, October 14, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Katie L. and Letta M. Cole
In Middlebury, Pa., September 2, 1884, of typhoid fever, Katie L. Cole, aged 11 years.  Also, September 14, 1884, of typhoid pneumonia, Letta M. Cole, aged 13 years.  They were the only daughters of George L. and Laura M. Cole.  (Tuesday, October 14, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John E. Jones
In Middlebury, October 6, 1884, John E. Jones, aged 77 years, 6 months and 8 days.  (Tuesday, October 14, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John Dunsmore
Last Tuesday afternoon John Dunsmore, of Arnot, a lad 17 years of age, met with a fatal accident while out hunting near that village.  He was standing with the butt of his double-barreled fowling piece upon the ground, when his dog leaped against him, and the gun was discharged.  The charge of shot entered young Dunsmore’s eye and passed entirely through his head, killing him instantly.  He was a son of John Dunsmore.  (Tuesday, October 21, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Florence Smith
In Sullivan, Pa., October 12, 1884, Florence, daughter of Matthew Smith, aged 5 years.  (Tuesday, October 21, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Jaques Auguste Regnier
Jaques Auguste Regnier, philologian, is dead in Paris.  (Tuesday, October 28, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

A. J. Duganne
Colonel A. J. Duganne, the well-known writer, is dead.  (Tuesday, October 28, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

James Wormley
James Wormley, the proprietor of the Wormley Hotel at Washington, D. C., a well-known and wealthy colored man, died a few days ago at Boston, Mass., after a lingering illness.  He was born in Washington 64 years ago.  (Tuesday, October 28, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Elizabeth Doane
Mrs. E. Doane, of Covington, died last Saturday, October 25, 1884, wife of Mr. Julius Doane, aged 52 years,  of inflammation of the bowels.  She had been a resident of the Tioga valley for many years.  (Tuesday, October 28 and November 4, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Robert B. Bailey
Mr. Robert B. Bailey, a prominent citizen of Richmond township, died on the 17th instant at the age of 77 years.  He had been ill for several months.  (Tuesday, October 28, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Mary E. Sheffer
Mrs. Mary E. Sheffer, wife of Michael Sheffer, of Liberty, died in that village last Friday morning, October 24th, at the age of 59 years.  She was born in Delmar township, in this county, on the 11th day of June, 1825.  She removed with her father’s family, about the year 1838, from Delmar township to Montoursville, Lycoming county, and in the year 1841, with her father’s family she came to Liberty, where she has resided ever since.  She was a consistent member of the Methodist Episcopal Church for more than 39 years, and she was beloved by all her acquaintances for her many virtues.  She was a daughter of Mr. William Cox, and sister of Gen. Robert C. Cox, of Wellsboro, Pa.  Her untimely death resulted from typhoid fever.  But death did not find her unprepared to obey the call, for she had secured her title to a heavenly home long before the angel of death summoned her away from her earthly one.  She leaves behind her, a kind husband, three married sons and a married daughter to mourn the irreparable loss of a kind and affectionate wife and mother.  This sad event has caused the citizens of our community to mourn over the loss of one of our best and most useful citizens, for we all know that when sickness and distress invaded our families, the kind hand of Aunt Mary E. Sheffer, as we all loved to call her, was always ready in the day or night time to minister to our wants, and her heart always sympathized with the bereaved and distressed.  It can be truly said her house has been the home for all that time of the weary and hungry itinerant ministers of the old Genesee, old Baltimore, and Central Pennsylvania Conferences.  The funeral was held at the M. E. church in our village on Sunday afternoon, Rev. A. B. Miller conducted the services, and the attendance of friends and neighbors was so large that quite a number of them could not gain admittance into the church.  Liberty, October 28, 1884.  (Tuesday, October 28, and November 4, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

G. A. H. Blake
General G. A. Blake, U S A., (retired), died last week in Washington.  (Tuesday, November 4, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Elijah P. Clark
Mr. Elijah P. Clark, one of the oldest residents of Richmond township, died last week Monday at the age of 77 years.  Mr. Clark was born in Richmond, and he was known as a man of strict integrity.  He was one of the original stockholders in the Classical Seminary.  Three sons survive him, two of whom reside at Mansfield--F. W. Clark, Esq., and J. M. Clark.  (Tuesday, November 4, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Henry Furman
On the 24th ultimo, Mr. Henry Furman, a farmer at Columbia Cross Roads, Bradford county, committed suicide by hanging himself to a beam in his barn with a halter.  The deceased leaves three children and a wife.  He was a steady-going farmer, and his act was the result of temporary aberration.  He imagined things on his farm were not going right, although they seemed to be straight.  His father, George Furman, also committed suicide by hanging about six years ago.  (Tuesday, November 4, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. A. Thetgee
At Mansfield, Pa., October 28, 1884, of pneumonia, Mr. A. Thetgee, in the 51st year of his age.  (Tuesday, November 4, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Nettie Watkins
At Wellsboro, Pa., November 2, 1884, Nettie, wife of Mr. Frank Watkins, aged 34 years, 3 months and 29 days.  (Tuesday, November 4, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Lizzie Wilson
Tuesday night Lizzie Wilson, a white girl aged 14, walking along the street at Roanoke, Va., was dragged into a lot, when parties attracted by her screams found her throat cut from ear to ear.  The murder is a deep mystery.  (Tuesday, November 11, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Gustav Reichardt
Gustav Reichardt, composer of music, died at Berlin last Tuesday.  (Tuesday, November 11, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Ermina Nenci Frezzolini
Ermina Nenci Frezzolini, a once celebrated prima donna, died at Paris last Thursday.  (Tuesday, November 11, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Alexandre De’ Stieglitz
Alexandre De’ Stieglitz, a famous banker and railway financier, is dead at St. Petersburg.  (Tuesday, November 11, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Thomas Dewitt
Thomas Dewitt died in Susquehanna a few days ago.  He was one of the most noted locomotive engineers in the country, having been in many bad accidents and attained a national reputation for daring in the riots of 1869 on the Albany road.  (Tuesday, November 11, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Wm. McGowan
Wm. McGowan, a Syracuse mechanic, entered the Thomson-Houston Electric Lights works in that city, a few days ago.  He accidentally touched with his little finger a wire charged with a current of electricity and instantly fell dead.  (Tuesday, November 11, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Elmer Mosier
At Wellsboro, Pa., November 5, 1884, of consumption, Mr. Elmer Mosier, aged 38 years.  (Tuesday, November 11, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John W. Ogden
In Union, Pa., October 25, 1884, John W., adopted son of George and Lydia Ogden, aged 4 years, 8 months and 25 days.  (Tuesday, November 11, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Crawford G. Gamble
Cedar Run, November 14, 1884.--As the south-bound passenger train No. 25 was passing Elk run, on the Pine Creek road, last Tuesday, about 5 p. m., the locomotive struck and killed Crawford G., the son of Mr. Jefferson Gamble, a respected resident of Brown township.  The blow was upon the back of the child’s head, crushing his skull, and it was probably given by the steam-chest or steps of the car.  The lad was thrown over the embankment into a path leading from the track down to the bed of Pine Creek, and there he lay unnoticed until discovered by a neighbor who had crossed the creek from the farther side.  He lived only about two hours after being discovered.  Being only about seven years of age and apparently only too near the side of the track, he was not likely to be noticed amid the steam, smoke and the early darkness of the hour.  His parents and near relatives have the sincerest sympathy of the community in their bereavement, the more so as this is the second time within the last three months that the death-angel has crossed their threshold.  (Tuesday, November 18, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. William Walker
We are very sorry to learn that Mr. William Walker died at his residence in Antrim last Sunday morning.  He was attacked by pneumonia two weeks ago yesterday, and he never rallied, although he seemed a little better on Friday.  Mr. Walker was born in Dalry parish, Ayrshire, Scotland, nearly 30 years ago.  He was educated at Edinburgh, where he received a teacher’s certificate, and he taught school until he came to this country about three years and a half ago.  He was employed in the Paymaster’s office at Antrim.  He was a leading member of the Baptist Church there and was active in all good works in society and in the Church and Sunday school.  His untimely death was caused great sorrow at Antrim, where he will be long missed.  He was not married, but leaves three sisters at Antrim and one in Illinois.  Mr. Walker was a diligent and respected correspondent of the Agitator.  The funeral services will be held in the Baptist church at Antrim this afternoon.  (Tuesday, November 18, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Joseph Coveny
The Mansfield Advertiser says that early last week Sunday morning Mr. Joseph Coveny, of that borough, died very suddenly.  On Saturday morning, while at his work, he was taken with spasmodic contraction of the throat, which lasted for some time and nearly choked him.  He was immediately conveyed to his home and medical assistance called.  Between the attacks he rested easily, and it was hoped the paroxysm would not return.  In the afternoon it returned with increased violence, and it was then thought the choking sensation would prove fatal.  It passed off, however, leaving him weaker, but breathing peacefully, until about midnight, when the third attack proved fatal.  Mr. Coveny was engaged with Mert King in and about his machinery for over eight years, and was a handy man in any capacity.  He was engaged at the time of his attack in Bailey Bro.’s foundry.  He leaves a wife and a family of five children, three of whom have reached maturity.  He was in the 48th year of his age, a quiet, industrious citizen, and a man whose loss will be felt and the suddenness of his death deeply regretted.  (Tuesday, November 18, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Thomas A. Robinson
Last Saturday Mr. Thomas A. Robinson, of Charleston, died of pneumonia, Mr. Robinson was well known and much respected in this borough, where he resided for several years.  For a number of years he was Superintendent of the County Poor-house, in which position he gave abundant evidence of his kindness of heart and faithfulness in caring for those under his keeping.  His wife died only a short time ago.  Mr. Robinson was a member of the Order of Odd Fellows, and the Lodge in this borough will attend his funeral in a body today at the M. E. church.  (Tuesday, November 18, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Amos Cooledge
Mr. Amos Cooledge, of Delmar, died last week Monday of Bright’s disease.  Mr. Cooledge had resided in Delmar for about 64 years, having cleared the farm where he lived and died.  His children numbered 13, and nine of them survive him.  His wife died some 14 years ago.  Mr. Cooledge had been a consistent member of the Methodist Episcopal Church for many years, and when the new church was built in this borough he was a very liberal contributor to the work.  Mr. Cooledge was a valuable citizen and was well and favorably known in this region.  (Tuesday, November 18, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John Smith
Ex Judge John Smith, of Williamsport, is dead.  (Tuesday, November 25, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Charles Evans
Mr. Charles Evans died at the County Poor-house a few days ago, at the age of 87 years.  Mr. Evans was admitted to the Poor-house several months ago from Sullivan township.  (Tuesday, November 25, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. L. E. Haven
The wife of Mr. L. E. Haven, of this borough, died yesterday afternoon after a long and painful illness.  About three months ago a small swelling, attended with great pain, appeared upon the back of Mrs. Haven’s left hand.  The disorder rapidly spread over the whole body, affecting the nervous system and for some weeks her mind has been impaired by the ravages of the disease.  She was an exemplary Christian woman, and she bore her sufferings with remarkable fortitude.  She was beloved by all her acquaintances for her many womanly virtues.  Mrs. Haven was 49 years of age.  She leaves a husband and two daughters.  The funeral will be held at the Baptist church next Thursday afternoon at two o’clock.  (Tuesday, November 25, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Clara Babcock
In Farmington, November 6, 1884, Clara Bell, eldest daughter of Buel and Mary Babcock, aged 14 years.  (Tuesday, November 25, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John Gass, Jr.
At Omaha, Nebraska, November 15, 1884, of congestion of the lungs, John Gass, Jr., formerly of Delmar, Pa., aged 24 years and 10 months.  (Tuesday, November 25, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John Maxwell
Dr. John Maxwell, of Springfield, Ohio, poisoned his four children and himself to escape poverty and distress.  (Tuesday, December 2, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

M. Haulbert
M. Haulbert, of the Canal Company has died at Panama of yellow fever.  He is the 11th officer of the Dingler expedition who has died within a year after their arrival.  (Tuesday, December 2, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Stephen T. Arnot
Hon. Stephen T. Arnot, of Elmira, died very suddenly on the 18th ultimo.  He was seized with an acute pain in his left arm and shoulder, and soon after was taken with vomiting and pain in the bowels, which was succeeded by a complete collapse, and he died soon after.  He was the oldest son of John Arnot, and was 56 years of age.  He was one of the wealthiest men in the State outside of the metropolis, and engaged in many business enterprises.  He had been President of the Chemung Canal Bank since the death of his father, in 1873.  Two brothers, Hon. John Arnot and Matthias H. Arnot and two sisters survive him.  (Tuesday, December 2, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Julius Robb
Julius Robb, a farmer, was instantly killed at Hot Springs, Ark., last Tuesday, by a meteor which descended through a tree.  It cut a limb of the tree cleanly off, then passed through Robb’s body obliquely from his shoulder and buried itself in the earth.  It was dug up and found to be composed of iron pyrite and to be of the size of a tea cup.  There is great alarm among the people of the county since the occurrence.  (Tuesday, December 2, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Fanny Elssler
Fanny Elssler is dead.  (Tuesday, December 2, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

James Buckman
James Buckman, the English scientist and author, is dead.  (Tuesday, December 2, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Miriam Wood
The Advertiser says that Mrs. Miriam Wood died suddenly, at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Abram Johnson, in that borough a few days ago.  She was apparently in her usual health, in the morning was stricken with apoplexy, and died in the afternoon.  She was in the 74th year of her age.  Her remains were taken to Cherry Flats for burial.  (Tuesday, December 2, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Frederick Wheeler
Yesterday morning about 11 o’clock, the boiler in the Fall Brook Coal Company’s saw mill at Antrim exploded, killing Mr. Frederick Wheeler, the fireman, and scalding two lads in the mill, whose names we were unable to learn.  The other workmen all escaped injury.  The cause of the explosion is unknown.  We understand that the boiler had been considered unsafe for some time, and it is reported that more than one person has refused to work in the mill on that account.  Mr. Wheeler was a young man of about 20 years, and a son of Mr. Frank Wheeler.  He formerly resided in this borough.  An inquest was held in the case, Mr. Uri Buckley being foreman of the jury.  The verdict was that Frederick Wheeler came to his death by the explosion of a stationery.  (Tuesday, December 2, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Robert Steele, Sr.
Mr. Robert Steele, an aged and respected resident of Delmar, died at his home in that township about two o’clock last Saturday morning.  He was taken sick on Monday night of last week, and his death, which was quite sudden, is believed to have been caused by disease of the heart.  Mr. Steele had reached more than the allotted age of man, having completed his 74th year last month.  His father, who was also named Robert, moved to this county from Carlisle in this State and settled at Big Meadows-now Ansonia--where he engaged in farming and lumbering.  It was there that the subject of this sketch was born and reared.  When about 22 years of age young Robert moved to the place in Delmar where he ever after lived and where he died.  Not long after he had established his new home he brought to it his young bride, Mary Ann, the daughter of Mr. William Blackwell, who survives him.  The new home was blessed by the birth of 10 children--six boys and four girls.  Two of the sons have died, one of them dying of wounds received in the battle of the Wilderness.  For many years Mr. Steele was engaged in the lumbering business in connection with Messrs. C. and J L Robinson of this borough.  It was while thus engaged that he built the mill at Sand Run, about 1856 and for several years he was actively employed in running the business at that point.  This active business life made Mr. Steele well known in this part of the county and wherever know he was thoroughly respected.  He had for a score of years been an honored and useful member of the Baptist Church at Stony Fork.  The funeral service was held at Mr. Steele’s late residence last Sunday at noon, when Rev. J. A. Boyce of Stony Fork, preached an excellent sermon.  (Tuesday, December 2, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Joseph Fish
Last Friday morning Mr. Joseph Fish, an old and well known resident of Tioga, died very suddenly.  On Thursday he seemed to be in his usual health.  He awoke Friday morning with a difficulty in breathing and he died in a few moments.  Mr. Fish was in his 76th year.  He went to Tioga in 1831 and soon after established a tannery and shoe shop on the corner of Walnut and Cowanesque streets, on property now owned by H. C. Wheeler, which he occupied until he built a fine store on Main street which was burned at the time of the great fire in 1871.  Since then he has not been in active business.  He was serving his third term as Justice of the Peace.  His sons are all prosperous business men, one of whom, W. W. Fish, is a well known Elmira dry goods merchant.  (Tuesday, December 2, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Frank Close
In Chatham, Pa., November 4, 1884, Mrs. Frank Close, of consumption.  (Tuesday, December 2, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Jacob Bush Cobb
Entered into rest at her home in Canton, Conn., November 22, 1884, Jacob Bush Cobb, father of M. H. Cobb, in the 86th year of his age.  (Tuesday, December 2, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Joel Parkhurst [SRGP 11741]
Mr. Joel Parkhurst, an old resident of the Cowanesque valley and one of the most prominent citizens of Tioga county, died at his residence in Elkland, at four o’clock last Saturday morning, in the 85th year of his age.  He had been sick for a considerable time, and his death was not unexpected.  The funeral will be held at Elkland this afternoon at two o’clock.  Joel Parkhurst was born at Marlboro, Cheshire county, New Hampshire, on the 8th day of April, 1800.  His father, John Parkhurst, was a farmer and physician, who had emigrated to New Hampshire from Massachusetts, and who had acquired some distinction as a Major in the patriot army during the war of the Revolution.  Joel was one of a family of seven sons and two daughters.  Having enjoyed the advantages of the best schools in his native county, at the early age of 17 he started out to make his own way in the world.  Going west, he found his first employment as a school-teacher at a place now known as Montoursville, in Lycoming county.  He afterward taught at Jersey Shore, in the same county, at Painted Post and at Auburn, NY.  At Auburn he began the study of medicine, a profession which had been selected for him by his father, but for which he had neither liking nor natural adaptation.  It was probably for this reason that in the spring of 1822 he abandoned the study of medicine and attached himself to a Government surveying expedition that was about to explore what was then the wilderness of Michigan.  The party proceeded by boat from Buffalo to Cleveland, and at this point there was a long delay for transportation.  Becoming impatient of the resulting inaction, young Parkhurst left the party at Cleveland and proceeded on foot to Steubenville, Ohio.  At that place he bought a horse and the needed equipments and started on horseback for his Eastern home.  Coming east by way of Pittsburgh, where he stopped a few days to rest, he passed through this county and finally after a fatiguing journey, reached his native State, where he became a clerk in a store for two years at a salary of $150 per annum.  In 1825 he returned to this county with a stock of goods valued at $300--the compensation for his two years’ clerkship--and opened a store at Mansfield.  The next year he went to Lawrenceville and entered into partnership with his brother in the mercantile business.  In 1828 this connection was dissolved, and Joel went to Elkland, where he formed a partnership with John Ryon and Robert Tubbs.  This arrangement lasted but a short time, when Mr. Parkhurst bought out the interests of his partners and continued the business alone.  He soon established branch stores at Westfield and Brookfield, and thus controlled the very profitable trade of the Cowanesque valley.  For the 30 years succeeding his settlement at Elkland, he was the leading business man of that part of the county, and his trade and profits steadily increased.  It was his policy to give credit to all who applied for it, if there was a reasonable prospect of payment, and he must have lost much by bad debts, but his sagacity and business tact enabled him to weather all the financial storms of his day, and the shrewd investment of his accumulations finally placed him in the front rank of our local capitalists.  A few years ago Mr. Parkhurst erected at Elkland, at his sole expense, a handsome and substantial public school-building for the use of that borough.  This most useful public gift is understood to have cost him about $6,000.  He has also recently provided a parsonage for the Presbyterian Church of Elkland, of which he had been for many years a member.  He was also largely instrumental in securing the building of the railway from Lawrenceville to Elkland.  Politically, Mr. Parkhurst was a firm believer in the principles of Protection as expounded by Henry Clay, and he naturally became a devoted and unswerving Republican.  No doubt it was a gratification to him to be able last month to add his vote to that magnificent Republican majority that attested Pennsylvania’s devotion to the American doctrine of Protection and to her favorite Presidential candidate.  Notwithstanding his warm and abiding interest in political affairs Mr. Parkhurst never sought political preferment, although he was twice nominated for the Legislature and once for Congress.  In 1835 Mr. Parkhurst married Miss Emeline Allen, of Cortland county, NY, and by her he had seven children, only one of whom-Mrs. C. L. Pattison, of Elkland-survives him.  The first Mrs. Parkhurst died in 1853, and in 1855 Mr. Parkhurst married Martha, daughter of the late Benjamin Harrower, of Lindley, NY, who survives him with her two children-a daughter and a son.  All his life Mr. Parkhurst was temperate and industrious, and the large fortune that he accumulated was not in any sense the result of chance or luck or of any adventurous circumstances, but of his own frugality, untiring devotion to business and sagacious investment of his savings.  Like most successful business men, he was frequently a subject of criticism by those who delight to excite the rancor of the improvident or the unfortunate against the frugal and successful.  Personally he paid no attention to such attacks, and the best answer to them is found in the fact that after an active business life extending through 60 years he goes to his rest respected and honored by his nearest neighbors and those who knew him best.  (Tuesday, December 9, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. W. B. Gernert
At Troy, Bradford county, November 28, 1884, of brain fever, Mrs. W. B. Gernert, aged 44 years.  The deceased was a sister of Mr. L. E. Haven, of this borough.  (Tuesday, December 9, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

George H. Hanley
Of membranous croup, November 17, 1884, George H., only son of H. C. and M. B. Hanley, aged 5 years and 8 months.  (Tuesday, December 9, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Grace Markham
At Potter Brook, Pa., November 23, 1884, of pneumonia, Grace, adopted daughter of Charles and Emma Markham, aged 1 year, 11 months and 11 days.  (Tuesday, December 9, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Jules Bastiste Lepage
Jules Bastiste Lepage, the French painter, is dead.  (Tuesday, December 16, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Henry A. Martin
Dr. Henry A. Martin, of Boston, widely known in connection with vaccination, is dead.  (Tuesday, December 16, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Philip Person
Mr. Philip Person, of Troy, Bradford county, died a few days ago at the age of 95 years.  (Tuesday, December 16, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

George Traviss
George Traviss, the convicted murderer of Martha Sylvia, is to be hung on the 15th of January on the gallows belonging to Chemung county, NY.  The apparatus has been used on several similar occasions in Chemung, Allegany and Cattaraugus counties in New York, and the simple structure has done its work perfectly every time.  (Tuesday, December 16, 18884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Charles M. Elliott
Mr. Charles M. Elliott was in his 29th year, having been born at Scranton, Pa., September 4, 1856.  He was raised at Canton, Bradford county, his father F. G. Elliott, being a prominent citizen of that borough.  His family enjoy the esteem of all who know them, but the reports agree in speaking of Charles as a quarrelsome, fighting fellow and the “black sheep” of the flock.  In 1877 he was married to Miss Wealthy Claflin, of Roaring Branch, and by her he had two daughters, now aged respectfully 6 and 4 years.  He moved to Blossburg about two years ago and engaged in the boot and shoe trade, enjoying a profitable business.  His father died a few years ago, but his mother and sister, the wife of E. J. Cleveland, Esq., still reside at Canton.  It is said that he was connected with some of the best families in Bradford county.  His funeral was held at Canton on Sunday.  (Tuesday, December 16, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Laurissa A. Tillotson
At Minnequa, Pa., December 1, 1884, of dropsy, Laurissa A., wife of C. C. Tillotson, aged 40 years.  (Tuesday, December 16, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. John W. Job
Mr. John W. Job died at Blossburg last Friday morning in his 85th year.  He had not been feeling well for several days.  When his room was visited, early Friday morning, he was found dead in his bed.  (Tuesday, December 23, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

William Spaulding, Jr.
At Chatham Valley, Pa., December 15, 1884, William Spaulding, Jr., in the 71st year of his age.  (Tuesday, December 23, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

George Rodney Mundy
Admiral Sir George Rodney Mundy, of England, is dead.  (Tuesday, December 30, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

William Henry Channing
William Henry Channing, the well-known Unitarian minister and author, is dead at London.  (Tuesday, December 30, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Thomas Van Valin
Thomas Van Valin, aged 104 years, 11 months and 13 days, died at Syracuse, NY, on Christmas-day.  He was a pensioner of the war of 1812.  (Tuesday, December 30, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Philip Cross
Last week Monday Mr. Philip Cross, a well known colored resident of Delmar, died at an advanced age, being upwards of 70 years old.  In the slavery days he was in bondage in Maryland.  He escaped and reached the then wilderness of Tioga county by way of the Susquehanna river and Pine creek.  He lived for some years in fear of being returned to slavery.  He was a good industrious citizen and had accumulated considerable property.  (Tuesday, December 30, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Francis Welch
Francis Welch, Esq., who recently died at Blossburg at the age of 78 years, had resided in this county 76 years.  He spent his boyhood in Sullivan township.  For 47 seven years he had resided in Blossburg and for 30 years he held the office of Justice of the Peace in that borough.  He owned a stage line between Blossburg and Williamsport some years before the Tioga railroad was built and kept a hotel in Blossburg at the same time, and he was one of the most widely known residents of Tioga county.  (Tuesday, December 30, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Enos Hubbard
At Rutland, Pa., December 11, 1884, Mrs. Enos Hubbard, aged 83 years.  (Tuesday, December 30, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)
 

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