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1890-  Wellsboro Agitator - Obituaries

Walter Wood [SRGP 80419]
In Sullivan, Pa., January 13, 1890, Walter, son of Burr and Sylvia Wood, aged 4 years.  (Tuesday, February 4, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Fiske P. Brewer
Prof. Fiske P. Brewer, of Grinnell College, Iowa, a brother of Justice Brewer of the United States Supreme Court and nephew of Justice Field, died from the influenza at Grinnell a few days ago.  The father of Prof. Brewer was one of the American missionaries in Turkey.  (Tuesday, February 11, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Sarah Bainbridge Hayes
Mrs. Sarah Bainbridge Hayes, the last surviving child of Commodore Bainbridge, who commanded the frigate Constitution in the latter’s celebrated battle with the Guerriere in the war of 1812, died at New York a few days ago.  Mrs. Hayes was born at the Charleston Navy-yard, while her distinguished father was in command there.  (Tuesday, February 11, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Antoine Marie Philippe Couis d’Orleans
The Duke of Montpensier, Antoine Marie Philippe Couis d’Orleans, died suddenly last week at San Lucas, Spain.  He was the fifth son of Louis Philippe, and was 66 years old.  He was the father in-law of the Count of Paris, his oldest daughter having married that Prince in 1854(or 1861).  His third daughter was Marie de las Mercedes, the first wife of the late King of Spain.  In his youth he was an officer of artillery and saw service in Africa.  (Tuesday, February 11, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Catharine Woodruff Nelson
Catharine Woodruff Nelson, a remarkable centenarian of Orange county, NY, died recently at the age of 107.  She was a native of Monroe, NY, and at the age of 32 married Farmer Joseph Currie, with whom she lived until his death in 1872.  Two years later, being then in her 92d years, she was wooed and won by James Nelson, a lively young man of 65 years.  After her second marriage “Aunt Katy,” was very shy about telling her age, ever going so far as to tear the record from the family Bible.  It is known, however, that she was born in 1782.  (Tuesday, February 11, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John Norton
John Norton, 53 years old, well known as a bartender at Saratoga Springs for 15 years past, and since Christmas employed in the Park Hotel, Williamsport, a nights ago either fell or jumped from the window of his bedroom, on the first sleeping floor, and was killed.  (Tuesday, February 11, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Female Kentch
Last Wednesday the six year old daughter of Mr. James Kentch died of paralysis of the heart.  The child had diphtheria and was believed to be recovering.  Much sympathy is expressed for the bereaved parents, who lost both their children within four days.  (Tuesday, February 11, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Louise Spencer
E. B. Young, Esq., was called to Leona, Bradford county, last Tuesday, by the death of his sister, Mrs. Louise Spencer.  She died on Tuesday after a sickness of about three months.  She was 52 years of age.  Mrs. Spencer was well known here, having spent several months last winter in her brother’s family.  Mr. Young took her remains to Middletown, Conn., her home, for interment.  (Tuesday, February 11, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Three children Wood and Female Anthony
Last Tuesday evening the young child of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wood, on Pearl street, died of diphtheria.  On Friday evening their 10 year old daughter died of the same disease.  On Saturday the eight year old daughter of Mr. Isaac Anthony died of diphtheria.  This makes eight deaths in all from this cause.  No new cases have been reported within a few days, and the physicians think that the epidemic is not likely to spread any farther.  (Tuesday, February 11, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Tabitha D. Champlain
Mrs. Tabitha D. Champlain, of Knoxville, died last week Monday in her 98th year.  She was born March 19, 1792.  She retained all her faculties to the last, and it is said that the good woman selected the text from which her funeral sermon was preached.  She was the mother of eight children, five of whom are still living.  (Tuesday, February 11, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Philip Wheeler
Mr. Philip Wheeler, of Jackson, died last Wednesday at the age of 72 years.  (Tuesday, February 11, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. William English
Last Tuesday Mr. William English, a well-known resident of Delmar, died at the home of his son-in-law, Mr. Griffin, near Tioga.  He was attacked with the grip, and pneumonia ensued.  Mr. English was about 70 years of age.  “Uncle Billy,” as he was called, has been a well-known character hereabouts for many years.  The remains were brought to this borough for interment.  (Tuesday, February 11, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Valoras D. Starr
Mr. Valoras D. Starr, an old resident of Lawrenceville and a veteran of the war, died last Wednesday.  (Tuesday, February 11, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Lucinda Schermerhorn
Mrs. Lucinda Schermerhorn died at Sylvania a few days ago at the age of 99 years and 8 months.  (Tuesday, February 11, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. James Boyce
Mr. James Boyce, of Catlin Hollow, died last Sunday evening after being sick several months.  He was in his 56th year of his age.  He was born in Guilford, NY, and came to Charleston about 15 years ago.  He was an industrious man and an excellent citizen.  About 1 ½ years ago that insidious disease, consumption, compelled him to relinquish work, and from that time he philosophically awaited the final summons.  He was a consistent member of the Methodist Church.  The funeral is to be held this afternoon in the church at Dartt Settlement.  Mr. Boyce leaves four children--three daughters and one son.  (Tuesday, February 11, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Melissa Gardner
Mrs. Melissa Gardner, of Covington, who had been an invalid for nine years, died last Tuesday evening, February 4, 1890, at the age of 57 years.  She had been confined to her bed for seven months.  (Tuesday, February 11, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

William Ronski
The body of a suppressed tramp who had been killed by being struck by an express train near Big Flats, NY, a few days ago, has been identified as that of Mr. William Ronski, lately a resident of Antrim.  (Tuesday, February 11, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Ula May Harrison
At Elbridge, Pa., January 22, 1890, of scarlet fever, Ula May, youngest daughter of Joel and Delphene Harrison, aged 2 years, 5(?) months and 3 days.  (Tuesday, February 11, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Sarah Dates
Miss Sarah Dates died last Thursday morning at her father’s residence on Cowanesque street.  The grip was the cause of her death.  (Tuesday, February 11, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

James A. Parsons
James A. Parsons, for years a well-known merchant at Corning, but of late traveling from Syracuse, died on the 7th instant at Syracuse, after a brief illness.  She was 56 years of age.  (Tuesday, February 18, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Alonzo Sprague
Mr. Alonzo Sprague died at Montoursville, Lycoming county, last Friday at the age of 61 years.  Mr. Sprague was a resident of Charleston for many for many years and afterwards he lived in this borough.  His health was very poor for about a year, and nearly two years ago he went to Montoursville to live with his daughter, Mrs. T. B. Lundy.  The remains were brought to this place last Saturday, and the funeral was held on Sunday afternoon at the Charleston Union church.  Mrs. Job Hart, of this place, is a daughter of Mr. Sprague.  (Tuesday, February 18, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. F. Schusler
Mr. F. Schusler died at his home in Mansfield last Tuesday evening at the age of 88 years.  (Tuesday, February 18, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Abram Hart
Mrs. Abram Hart, of Charleston, died yesterday morning of typhoid pneumonia.  Her age was about 75 years.  She was born at Manheim, Herkimer county, NY, and she came to this county in 1836.  She was the mother of six children.  Her husband died several years ago.  The funeral is to be held tomorrow forenoon at 11 o’clock.  (Tuesday, February 18, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. John VanWey
The death of Mr. John VanWey, of Mitchell’s Creek, a few days ago, was very sudden.  He complained of not feeling well in the morning, but nothing was thought of it.  In the afternoon, Mr. Henry Button called and Mr. VanWey, asked to shave him.  Mr. VanWey lathered his own face and Mr. Button had shaved one side, when VanWey complained of feeling faint and called for camphor.  Mr. Button laid him on the sofa and he died immediately.  (Tuesday, February 18, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Pliny Davis [SRGP 31115]
Mr. Pliny Davis, one of Richmond’s prominent and most prosperous farmers, died on the 5th instant of dropsy of the heart.  He had been in poor health for the past four years.  (Tuesday, February 18, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Reese L. Davis
Mr. Reese L. Davis, of Charleston, died last Sunday morning of pneumonia.  He was in his 89th year.  He had resided in Charleston for nearly 50 years and he was one of the most respected citizens in the Welsh Settlement.  Mr. Davis was born in Wales and came to this country when he was about 30 years of age.  His widow and seven adult children survive him.  He was the father of Dr. Hugh L. Davis, of this borough.  The funeral is to be held this afternoon.  (Tuesday, February 18, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. George Burns
Mrs. George Burns, of Charleston, died very suddenly last week Monday , February 10, 1890, of influenza.  She had been sick only a short time.  She was 53 years of age.  She was the daughter of Mr. Job Hart.  She was born in Charleston, November 18, 1836, and was married to Mr. Burns in 1863.  She was the mother of seven children, six of whom are now living.  Mrs. Burns had been in poor health for a number of years.  She was attacked with the grip and died very suddenly.  While she never made a public profession, Mrs. Burns enjoyed a hope in the promises of the religion of Jesus Christ.  The funeral was held at the family residence on Wednesday, the 12th instant, at 1 o’clock p. m., the services being conducted by Rev. W. H. Porter conducting the service.  (Tuesday, February 18 and 25, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. A. A. Banker
Mr. A. A. Baker, a well-known resident of Tioga, went out hunting last week Monday with his gun and dog.  He did not return in the evening, and search was made for him.  On Tuesday morning he was found dead near the Charles Miller place, about two miles from the village.  His faithful dog stood guard over the body and refused to let anyone come near at first.  The body was still warm and the embers of a fire were close by, so it was evident that Mr. Banker had died only a short time before.  It is thought that he fell in a fit and was unconscious for some time before he died.  Mr. Banker was about 61 years of age.  He was a veteran soldier.  (Tuesday, February 18, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Richard E. Lent
Mr. Richard E. Lent, a well-known resident of Delmar, died last Tuesday of heart-failure.  His age was 78 years.  The funeral was held at the homestead last Thursday, and the remains were interred at Niles Valley.  Mr. Lent had resided in this vicinity for many years.  (Tuesday, February 18, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Charles M. Brown
Last Tuesday evening Mr. Charles M. Brown died at his home in Cherry Flats of paralysis with which he was stricken down nine days before.  He did not regain consciousness from the time he was prostrated, and he was unable to take away any nourishment, so that he lay until the lamp of life literally flickered out.  Mr. Brown was born in Lincolnshire, England, August 3, 1814.  His parents came to this country when he was three years old and settled at Philadelphia.  He learned the carpenter’s trade, and soon after he became of age he came to this county and had resided at Cherry Flats ever since.  He married Miss Margaret Klock, daughter of the late Adam A. Klock, of Charleston, June 17, 1845.  Eight children were born to them, five of whom are now living, namely, Mrs. John J. Rogers, of this borough, Mrs. N. P. Johnson, of Covington, James and Henry Brown, of Cherry Flats, and Frank Brown, of Waverly, NY.  Mr. Brown was a consistent member of the Baptist Church.  He was an excellent citizen, a good man, unassuming and of a gentle nature.  All who knew him respected him highly.  The funeral was held last Friday, Rev. W. H. Porter conducting the service at the Cherry Flats church.  (Tuesday, February 18, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Anna B. Darling
In Delmar, Pa., February 12, 1890, of diphtheria, Anna B., daughter of George and Sarah Darling, aged 10 years and 9 months.  (Tuesday, February 18, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss May Darling
In Delmar, Pa., February 13, 1890, of diphtheria, May, daughter of George and Sarah Darling, aged 6 years.  (Tuesday, February 18, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Grace Edna Hoyt
At Elbridge, Pa., 1890, of influenza, Grace Edna, youngest child of Joseph and Ellen Hoyt, aged 3 years, 3 months and 18 days.  (Tuesday, February 18, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Frederick K. Smith
Mr. Frederick K. Smith, of Olean, NY, died a few days ago at the age of 72 years.  He was a brother to Mrs. A. S. Brewster, and many years ago he was one of our leading merchants, being a partner of the late Judge Levi I. Nichols.  Mr. Smith left this place about 1845.  (Tuesday, February 25, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. S. N. Rice
Mrs. S. N. Rice, died at her home in Stony Fork last Sunday morning, her disease being pneumonia.  She was the widow of the late Nathaniel Rice.  (Tuesday, February 25, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Bennett Reynolds [SRGP 05520]
Mr. Bennett Reynolds, who died in Rutland a few days ago, of paralysis, was in his 83rd year.  He had resided for 62 years on the farm where he died.  (Tuesday, February 25, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. J. J. Shumway
Last Saturday Mr. J. J. Shumway, a well-known citizen of Charleston township, died at Round Top.  He had paralysis some time ago, and recently he was attacked with influenza, of which he died.  Mr. Shumway was 73 years of age.  He was a native of Charleston and was long regarded as one of the most prominent and prosperous farmers in that region.  The funeral was held yesterday at the house of his son-in-law, Mr. J. V. Morgan, Rev. Dr. A. C. Shaw conducting the service.  (Tuesday, February 25, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Gordon W. Treadwell
Mr. Gordon W. Treadwell, formerly business manager of the Elmira Advertiser, died at Colton, California, last Friday morning, of consumption.  He went there about a year ago in hopes that a change of climate would benefit his health.  Mr. Treadwell was 38 years of age.  He had many friends in this county.  (Tuesday, February 25, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Blanche Westbrook
Last Wednesday, February 19, 1890, Blanche, wife of Prof. E. D. Westbrook, of the Olean Business College, died of typhoid pneumonia at the age of 24 years.  The couple were married last June.  Prof. Westbrook has many friends in this county who extend their sympathy, in his great bereavement.  (Tuesday, February 25, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Peter Swanson
Peter Swanson, a Swedish miner, whose age was 22 years, was instantly killed in the lumber woods near Arnot last Wednesday morning.  He was felling a tree and miscalculated the direction in which it would fall and ran under it and was struck by a limb.  He was unmarried.  (Tuesday, February 25, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Ralph Soper [SRGP 06922]
On the 15th instant Ralph, the 13 year old son of the late Nathaniel Soper, of Sullivan, was out in the woods where some persons were sawing wood.  A limb fell from a tree and struck the boy on the head, fracturing his skull.  He died in a few moments.  The funeral was held at Cherry Flats last week Monday.  (Tuesday, February 25, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Samuel Austin Kinsman
It is said that Samuel Austin Kinsman, a wealthy Philadelphian who died recently, left to each of his nieces and nephews, 42 in all, $500. Norman Back, of Mansfield, and Mrs. Harry Wheaton, of Westfield, were among the lucky number.  (Tuesday, February 25, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Hugh Derby
Last Tuesday the announcement was received here of the death of Master Hugh Derby, the adopted son of Mrs. Michael Conway.  He died of diphtheria at Waterbury, Conn., where the family went from this place last fall.  Hugh was about 10 years old, and he was a genial favorite on account of his brightness and manly behavior.  (Tuesday, March 4, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Harvey Sly
Mr. Harvey Sly died at the county poor-house last Wednesday of pneumonia.  He was in his 80th year, and he was well-known in various parts of the county where he had worked at his trade as a blacksmith.  Mr. Sly has always claimed--and we believe his claim has never been disputed--that he was the first white child born in Wellsboro.  (Tuesday, March 4, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Child Boyden
The two year old child of Mr. Charles Boyden, of Delmar, died of diphtheria last Wednesday.  We understand that several other members of the family are now sick with the same disease.  (Tuesday, March 4, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. William B. George
Mr. William B. George, of Austinburgh, died on the 19th ultimo, at the age of 65 years.  He was an excellent citizen and one of the most prosperous farmers in that part of the county.  He was born in that neighborhood.  (Tuesday, March 4, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Joseph J. Shumway
Mr. Joseph J. Shumway, who died at Round Top on the 22d ultimo, was a grandson of Mr. Peter Shumway, a pioneer of Charleston after whom the Shumway hill was named.  He was born in Charleston and was the oldest of five brothers.  He was a good citizen, and a large circle of relatives and friends mourn his death.  (Tuesday, March 4, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Daniel Burns
Mr. Daniel Burns, the venerable citizen of Charleston township who was reputed to be in his 106th year, died last Friday.  The funeral was held on Sunday.  Mr. Burns recently gave the date of his birth as the 14th of October, 1784.  He had always enjoyed good health until within a very few years.  He had resided in this county for nearly 60 years.  (Tuesday, March 4, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Frederick Hyler
Nauvoo, Feb. 27, 1890.--Mr. Frederick Hyler, who died here on the 13th or 18th of this month, was nearly 76 years of age.  He and Mr. John Linck came here together and bought farms, and both raised good and useful families.  Mr. Hyler was kind-hearted and a good neighbor, and he was always ready to help the poor and needy.  Every person who knew him can say he has lost a friend by his death.  He was a member of the Lutheran Church, and his funeral, which was held at the church, was conducted by his pastor, Rev. A. B. Miller.  The church was filled with sympathizing friends drawn together to pay the last tribute of respect to the deceased.  Mr. Hyler left a widow and eight children--four daughters who are married and four sons.  Not only his family but many warm friends will long mourn his departure.  (Tuesday, March 4, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. George Maynard
Mr. George Maynard died last night, March 2, 1890, in Marshfield.  The people of Marshfield will mourn his death, as he was a generous and kind-hearted man, with deep religious principles and was greatly loved by all who knew him.  (Tuesday, March 4, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. A. D. Ashcraft
At Westfield, Pa., February 15, 1890, Mrs. A. D. Ashcraft.  (Tuesday, March 4, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mary Connor
At Troy, Pa., February 23, 1890, of consumption, Mary Connor, aged 26 years.  (Tuesday, March 4, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. W. B. George
Near Austinburgh, Pa., February 19, 1890, Mr. W. B. George, aged 64 years, 9 months and 4 days.  (Tuesday, March 4, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Sarah Hall
At Blossburg, Pa., February 19, 1890, of consumption, Mrs. Sarah Hall, aged 38 years.  (Tuesday, March 4, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Charles Matson
In Delmar, Pa., February 27, 1890, of consumption, Mr. Charles Matson, in his 36th year.  (Tuesday, March 4, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Amanda M. Osburn
At Stony Fork, Pa., February 27, 1890, Amanda M., wife of Albert Osburn, aged 39 years.  (Tuesday, March 4, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

F. Schusler
At Mansfield, Pa., February ?, 1890, F. Schusler, aged 88 years.  (Tuesday, March 4, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Philip Wheeler
In Jackson, Pa., February 5, 1890, Philip Wheeler, aged 71 years.  (Tuesday, March 4, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Lura C. Barnes
Mrs. John L. Barnes died at her home in Delmar last Wednesday of dropsy and tumor.  She was sick only two or three days and the night before she died she was about the house.  Mrs. Barnes was 42 years of age.  Her maiden name was Lura C. Ketcham, and she formerly resided at Newfield, NY.  About 12 years ago she married Mr. Barnes, she being the widow of Dorr Putney, of Gaines.  The funeral was held last Friday and it was largely attended.  The sermon was preached by Elder Percy.  The remains were interred in the cemetery in this borough.  Mrs. Barnes was an exceedingly large and heavy woman, but she was remarkably active.  (Tuesday, March 11, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Michael O’Brien
Last Tuesday evening Mr. Michael O’Brien, a brakeman on the Tioga railroad, was killed at the Blossburg station.  The train had just arrived and was being backed into a switch when Mr. O’Brien saw a number of children on the track.  He shouted to them, but they paid no attention to him, so he jumped off and ran ahead to get the little folks off the track.  In attempting to climb back upon the cars he lost his footing, and fell under the wheels, and both his legs were crushed, one at the knee and the other at the hip.  The accident happened at about 8 o’clock in the evening, and the poor fellow lingered in terrible agony until 2 o’clock on Wednesday morning, when he died.  Mr. O’Brien was 22 years of age, and it is stated that he was soon to be married to a Blossburg young lady.  He formerly resided on a farm near Covington.  He was a very exemplary young man.  (Tuesday, March 11, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Laura M. Kinney
At Lindley, NY, February 23, 1890, Laura M. Kinney, aged 33 years.  (Tuesday, March 11, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Maria L. Tremain
In Chatham, Pa., February 16, 1890, Maria L., wife of Arthur Tremain, aged 61 years and 4 months.  (Tuesday, March 11, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Charity C. Baldwin
Mrs. Charity C. Baldwin, wife of Captain Buel Baldwin, of Tioga, died last Sunday.  She had suffered for many years with a severe cough, which was increased in violence lately by taking a severe cold.  She was a woman of remarkable spirit and energy, and her friends in this village had no thought of her extreme illness until they were informed of it by telegraph Saturday afternoon.  Mrs. Baldwin was about 70 years of age, and her long and vigorous life was intelligently and lovingly devoted to the welfare and comfort of those about her.  Many old residents of this county who have enjoyed her hospitality will fondly recall her fine social and intellectual qualities, and those who knew her most intimately will rest in the belief that what we call death is for her the entrance into a higher and better life.  (Tuesday, March 18, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Thomas X. Jenkins
Mr. Thomas X. Jenkins, an old resident of Morris Run, died last week Monday at the age of 72 years.  (Tuesday, March 18, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Andrew Ely
Mr. Andrew Ely, a prominent citizen of Blossburg and a member of the firm of Hirsch, Ely & Co., died at his home yesterday.  (Tuesday, March 18, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. D. W. Ayers
Mrs. D. W. Ayers, of Sylvania, dropped dead from heart disease on a recent morning.  She was apparently in her usual health a few minutes before her death.  (Tuesday, March 18, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Jay F. Matteson
At the home of his mother, at Westfield, Pa., February 27, 1890, of dropsy, Mr. Jay F. Matteson, of Hector, Pa., aged 27 years, 4 months and 1 day.  (Tuesday, March 18, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Dan. P. Webster
At Charleston, Pa., February 12, 1890, Dan. P. Webster, in his 78th year.  (Tuesday, March 18, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Josephine Stuart [SRGP 88282 - Prospect Cemetery]
Miss Josephine Stuart, who was the principal teacher in the Mansfield Soldiers’ Orphan School for many years, died at Mansfield last week Sunday afternoon.  The funeral was held last Tuesday.  (Tuesday, April 1, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Lehman Rosenbaum
Mr. Lehman Rosenbaum, one of the leading merchants of Elmira, NY, died very suddenly at his store on Water street last Thursday evening, his trouble being heart disease.  He was 72 years of age.  Mr. Rosenbaum was a member of the firm of Guttenberg, Rosenbaum & Co., who started a store in this borough in 1873, which establishment was purchased by Mr. Max Bernkop, a few years later.  (Tuesday, April 1, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Darwin Sykes
Chatham, March 29, 1890.--The funeral of Mr. Darwin Sykes, took place at the house of his son-in-law, Mr. Fred. Woodcock, yesterday, Rev. A. G. Cole officiating.  Mr. Sykes had been on a visit to J. H. Ferris and appeared in his usual health and spirits.  On Wednesday after dinner he started for home, leading a dog.  Before he got out of sight the string by which he was leading the dog broke, and the dog slipped through the fence into Mr. Victor Cloos’s meadow.  Mr. Sykes climbed over the fence and started to run to touch the dog.  He fell down, got up, fell again, got up and staggered along a few steps and fell over backward.  Mr. Orren Rice stood looking at the old man, and when he saw him fall backward he ran for assistance, but on reaching him he was dead.  Mr. Sykes was formerly a resident of Chatham, owning the farm where C. E. Beach now lives.  He had for several years lived at Westfield, but lately he had lived with his only living child, Mrs. Fred. Woodcock.  His other child was Mrs. J. H. Ferris, long since deceased.  He always visited Mr. Ferris the same as though he was still his son-in-law.  Mrs. Sykes died several years ago.  Mr. Sykes was 78 years of age.  His place of nativity is now known to me.  Echo.  (Tuesday, April 1, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Male Budson
In Tioga, Pa., March 20, 1890, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Budson, aged 2 years.  (Tuesday, April 1, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Male Kelley
At Millerton, Pa., March 16, 1890, of meningitis, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Uriah Kelley, aged 9 months.  (Tuesday, April 1, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Maggie Lindsay
At Tioga, Pa., March 13, 1890, Maggie, wife of Edward Lindsay, aged 28 years.  (Tuesday, April 1, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Helen Marvin
At Copp Hollow, Pa., March 7, 1890, Helen, daughter of David and Anna Marvin, aged 21 months.  (Tuesday, April 1, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Mary Spicer
In Wellsboro, Pa., March 20, 1890, Mary, wife of Martin C. Spicer, aged 79 years.  (Tuesday, April 1, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Hannah B. Stowell
At Fredericksburg, Maryland, March 5, 1890, Mrs. Hannah B. Stowell, aged 86 years, 6 months and 3 days.  (Tuesday, April 1, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Mary Westmiller
In Delmar, Pa., March 23, 1890, of blood poisoning, Mrs. Mary Westmiller, aged 25 years.  (Tuesday, April 1, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Frederick A. DeVoe
Col. Frederick A DeVoe, once a well known newspaper man of Elmira, NY, died a few days ago in that city at the age of about 80 years.  (Tuesday, April 8, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Female English
Mr. and Mrs. John W. English are sorely afflicted by the death of their five year old daughter last Wednesday by diphtheria.  The funeral was held the same day, Rev. Mr. Snyder conducting the service.  (Tuesday, April 8, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. W. S. Nearing
Mrs. W. S. Nearing, of Morris Run, died last week Sunday morning of pneumonia at the age of 56 years.  She was an estimable woman.  Thirty-six years ago she married Mr. Nearing, and for 25 years they resided at Morris Run.  Her remains were taken to New Jersey, her former home, for burial.  (Tuesday, April 8, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Chase
In Covington, Pa., April 1, 1890, Mrs. Chase, aged 81 years.  (Tuesday, April 8, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Sarah M. Edgcomb
At Knoxville, Pa., March 27, 1890, Sarah M., wife of Ira M. Edgcomb, aged 50 years.  (Tuesday, April 8, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Hiram Horton
In Lawrence, Pa., March 31, 1890, Hiram Horton, aged 80 years.  (Tuesday, April 8, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. S. Lacey
At Elkland, Pa., March 28, 1890, of cancer of the stomach, Mrs. S. Lacey, aged 39 years.  (Tuesday, April 8, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Ira McAllaster
In Tioga, Pa., March 31, 1890, Ira McAllaster, aged 35 years.  (Tuesday, April 8, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

William Seely
At Seeley Creek, NY, March 23, 1890, of diphtheria, William Seely, aged 18 years.  (Tuesday, April 8, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Lewis Wheaton
In Chatham, Pa., March 19, 1890, Lewis Wheaton, aged 90 years.  (Tuesday, April 8, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

William Brooks
Last week Sunday afternoon Henry Brooks, aged 18 years, of Moore’s Hill, Bradford county was exhibiting a small rifle to his brother William, who was 16 years old, when the gun was discharged and the 22 caliber bullet entered William’s left breast.  The wounded boy ran up stairs and fell into his mother’s arms and died in a few minutes.  The boys “didn’t know the gun was loaded.”  (Tuesday, April 15, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Gilbert Scoville
Mr. Gilbert Scoville, of Harrison, Potter county, was attending the funeral of his brother last Tuesday, when he fell from his chair and died in a few moments.  A few minutes before his death he remarked that his health was better than it had been in several years.  (Tuesday, April 15, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Female Conway
The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Conway died at Waterbury, Conn., of diphtheria on Tuesday, the 1st instant.  (Tuesday, April 15, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Susan Philbrick
Last Friday evening Mrs. Susan Philbrick died very suddenly at her home in Dartt Settlement.  She was stricken with apoplexy on Thursday afternoon.  She was about 60 years of age.  The funeral was held on Sunday.  (Tuesday, April 15, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Conrad Dittenhofer
Mr. Conrad Dittenhofer, who was injured in the bridge disaster on the evening of January 5th, died last Thursday afternoon.  Dittenhofer’s right arm was amputated on the night of the accident.  He recovered from the shock, and the wounds upon his head and the stump of his arm rapidly healed.  His right leg, which had been badly broken, was also amputated by Dr. M. L. Bacon on the 12th of March, his life having become endangered from blood-poisoning.  The patient seemed to rally from this operation also, and his leg healed up nicely.  But a pnemic abscess formed in the right plural cavity, from which the poor man died after more than three months of suffering which he endured with remarkable fortitude, and being buoyed up by the hope of ultimate recovery.  Dittenhofer was 36 years of age.  He was an industrious man and an excellent citizen.  The funeral was held on Saturday morning and the remains were interred in St. Peter’s cemetery.  Mrs. Dittenhofer, who has been critically sick for two or three weeks, was unable to attend the funeral.  We understand that she is improving.  (Tuesday, April 15, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Susan Robo
Mrs. Susan Robo, an old and respected resident of Tioga died last week Sunday at the age of 82 years.  Her funeral was held at the Presbyterian church on Tuesday and the remains were taken to Farmington Hill for interment.  (Tuesday, April 15, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Laura Everett
Mrs. Laura Everett, one of the pioneers at Jackson township, died last Tuesday, at a ripe old age.  (Tuesday, April 15, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Sophia W. Rockwell [Sophia elliott SRGP 73145]
Mrs. Sophia W. Rockwell died last Tuesday evening at the home of her son, Levi Rockwell, in Sullivan township.  She was in her 78th year.  The funeral was held at Cherry Flats on Thursday afternoon.  She was the widow of Norman Rockwell, who lived at Cherry Flats for many years.  She had been a member of the Baptist Church for a good part of her life.  Mrs. Rockwell was an exemplary woman and had a large circle of friends.  She leaves two sons and one daughter--Levi and S. S. Rockwell and Mrs. Jerome B. Potter.  (Tuesday, April 15, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Susan Robb
Frank Green, of the Normal, Levi Robb, of the Elmira School of Commerce, and Anna Rand, of Ohio, were called here by the death of their grandmother, Mrs. Susan Robb, of Tioga.  She had been sick several weeks with a disease of the stomach, and died on Sunday afternoon.  The funeral was held at the Presbyterian church at Tioga on Tuesday.  The body was brought to this place for interment.  From the time of her marriage till a few years ago her home had been in this place.  She was a consistent member of the Presbyterian Church here, and will be sadly missed by her numerous friends and acquaintances.  Her two sisters, Mrs. Mulford and Mrs. Mapes, were at her bedside.  Two children survive her--James L. Robb and Mrs. M. E. Green, both of this place.  (Tuesday, April 15, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Minnie Bartholomew
At Fife Lake, Mich., April 9, 1890, Minnie, wife of H. A. Bartholomew, aged 25(or 23) years.  (Tuesday, April 15, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Ellen Rhodes
At Tioga, Pa., April 2, 1890, of cancer, Ellen, wife of W. T. Rhodes.  (Tuesday, April 15, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Jane Rowley
In Farmington, Pa., April 2, 1890, Mrs. Jane Rowley, aged 86 years, 3 months and 5 days.  (Tuesday, April 15, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Hattie Stout
In Roseville, Pa., April 1, 1890, of typhoid fever, Hattie Stout, aged 30 years.  (Tuesday, April 15, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Daniel Silvers
Last week Monday evening Daniel Silvers, a brakeman on the narrow gauge railroad was killed at Slate Run by falling under the wheels of a car loaded with bark.  Silvers was riding on the car when it jumped the track and he was thrown off in front.  His head was cut off and his body terribly mangled.  He was 24 years of age and was unmarried.  His home was in Elmira.  (Tuesday, April 29, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Senor Garoy
Senor Garoy, Mexican Minister to Italy, is dead.  (Tuesday, April 29, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

The Right Rev. Edward Parry
The Right Rev. Edward Parry, D. D., Suffragan Bishop of Dover, England, is dead.  (Tuesday, April 29, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Gen. Renwick
Gen. Renwick, the senior General in the British army, is dead, aged 90 years.  He had resided at London, Ont., for nearly 40 years.  (Tuesday, April 29, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

George Thurber
Dr. George Thurber, one of the most accomplished botanists this country ever produced, died recently at his home in Passaic, NJ.  (Tuesday, April 29, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Henry H. Smith
Henry H. Smith died at Philadelphia a few days ago, aged 71 years.  He was a well known surgeon and his contributions to medical and surgical science gave him a distinguished position in the profession.  (Tuesday, April 29, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Benjamin F. Sturtevant
Benjamin F. Sturtevant, widely known as an inventor and manufacturer of blowers, died at Jamaica Plains, Mass., the other day, aged 67 years.  His gifts for philanthropic work aggregated $250,000.  He was the Prohibition candidate for Lieutenant Governor last year.  (Tuesday, April 29, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Gasper C. Childs
Gasper C. Childs, who recently died in New York city at the age of 87, was the veteran newspaper publisher of his State if not of the country.  He published the Jeffersonian in 1833, afterward issued the National Democrat and was one of the founders of the Daily News.  He was also the oldest member of Tammany of which he had been a sachem and secretary.  (Tuesday, April 29, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Benjamin Darling
Benjamin Darling, who died in the city asylum at Woonsocket, RI, a few days ago, at the age of 82, invented the revolver type of pistol half a century ago.  He manufactured the arms at Woonsocket, but they failed as a business venture in his hands.  It is the same principal which was improved by Samuel Colt, of Hartford and gained him a fortune and made him famous.  Mr. Darling’s claim as the original inventor has never been disputed and his case adds another picturesque instance to the many recorded in history of an inventive genius unendowed with the power to make his ideas profitable.  (Tuesday, April 29, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

George H. Stuart
George H. Stuart for many years prominent in commercial financial and religious circles died at Philadelphia a few days ago, aged 74 years.  Mr. Stuart was the head of the extensive dry goods commission house of Stuart & Brother for a number of years until 1830 when the firm met with serious reverse and the affairs of the concern were closed out.  Mr. Stuart was the leading spirit in organizing the United States Christian Commission in New York in 1861.  His object was to aid in promoting the spiritual and temporal welfare of the officers, soldiers and sailors of the army.  At its first meeting Mr. Stuart was chosen Chairman of the Commission and so remained until its close.  (Tuesday, April 29, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John Kennedy
John Kennedy, the well known Elmira grocer, died of pneumonia a few days ago.  (Tuesday, April 29, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Fred English
Last Wednesday evening Fred, the 17 year old son of Mr. John English, died of diphtheria.  This is the third child taken from Mr. English’s family of five this spring by that dreadful disease.  Fred was a bright and industrious lad and promised to become an upright and useful citizen.  His death is a crushing blow to his parents.  The funeral was held on Thursday afternoon.  (Tuesday, May 6, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Eunice Gifford [Eunice Case SRGP 76668]
At Mansfield, April 9, 1890, Mrs. Eunice Gifford, aged 84 years and 5 months.  (Tuesday, May 6, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Joseph Harding [SRGP 18916 ??]
At the home of S. F. Wilson, in Sullivan, Pa., March 31, 1890, after an illness of two months, Mr. Joseph Harding, aged about 49 years.  He left one brother Darwin Harding, of Nelson besides one sister and three brothers in the West.  To him death was indeed a welcome messenger.  For many years he had been an invalid and feeble in body, but he still persevered in his business in which he was very successful.  From early manhood he had been a Christian and he died happy in the Saviour a love.  We shall miss his cheerful presence and efficient help in Sunday school and Church work but expect that when life’s cares and toils are ended and we too shall lay our armor down, we shall meet him with the throng that awaits on the other shore.  Rev. J. A. Klocker conducted the funeral services.  The interment was in Wood Hill cemetery.  (Tuesday, May 6, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Glenn O. Rumsey [SRGP 88286]
Glenn O. Rumsey, the 17 year old son of Mr. O. D. Rumsey, died last Saturday morning of typhoid fever, after a sickness of 11 days.  Glenn had been at work on a farm in Charleston, and he caught cold and came home sick.  The funeral was held at the family residence on Austin street on Sunday morning at 9 o’clock, Rev. Mr. Chamberlayne conducting the service.  The remains were buried in the Sullivan State Road cemetery in Sullivan township.  (Tuesday, May 13, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

James B. Shaw
Dr. James B. Shaw, who was the most universally loved and honored pastor in Rochester, NY, died last Thursday morning after a long sickness.  He was born in New York city August 15, 1808, and he came of sturdy Scotch-Irish stock.  He prepared himself to enter Yale College but changed his course and read medicine and then concluded to study law.  In 1829 he became converted and began to study for the ministry, and in 1834 he was ordained as a Presbyterian clergyman.  In 1841 he became a pastor of the Brick Church at Rochester, NY, which position he held for 47 years, when poor health and old age compelled him to tender his resignation, which was accepted with the greatest reluctance.  Dr. Shaw was married twice, his first wife being Emily Chase, of Auburn.  Five children were born of this union, all of whom are living, Dr. Augustus C. Shaw, pastor of the Presbyterian Church in this borough, being one of the number.  Some years after the death of his first wife Dr. Shaw married Laura S. Rumsey, of Silver Creek, NY.  One daughter was born to them.  Mrs. Shaw died about five years ago.  The venerable Dr. Shaw was well known in this borough, where he frequently visited, and our people have many times enjoyed his preaching.  His son, Dr. A. C. Shaw, has been at his bedside for many weeks, and Mrs. Shaw left for Rochester on Saturday to attend the funeral, which was held yesterday.  (Tuesday, May 13, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Oliver Murdock
Mr. Oliver Murdock, of Potter Brook, died last Thursday, of pneumonia, at the age of 55 years.  The funeral was held last Saturday and the remains were buried at Sabinsville.  (Tuesday, May 13, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. William Champlain
Mr. William Champlain, of Westfield, died last Sunday of pneumonia.  His age was 67 years.  (Tuesday, May 13, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. James Steele
A few days ago the venerable James Steele died at his home in Morris.  He was a famous hunter and trapper in the early days in this county and was a genial old gentleman, and he retained his faculties to a remarkable degree.  He delighted to tell of his early experiences, and he always had interested listeners, for his memory was retentive and his fund of anecdote large.  Mr. Steele was born at Cammal on Pine creek June 4, 1800, and he was therefore almost 90 years of age at the time of his death.  He came with his father to Ansonia, then known as the Big Meadows, in 1805.  He remained a resident of Delmar and Morris all the rest of his life except for a few years spent at Port Allegany, McKean county.  In 1884 he returned to this county, and on September 12th of that year Mr. and Mrs. Steele celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Mr. Steele’s remains were laid to rest at Stony Fork, Rev. William Young, of Antrim, conducting the funeral service.  (Tuesday, May 13, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Henry Fields [SRGP 76704]
Master Henry Fields, the 16 year old son of Mr. George Fields, of Mainesburg, was caught in the bell of Mr. Samuel Welch’s mill a few days ago, and he was so badly injured that he died two days after.  One of the boy’s arms was broken twice above the elbow, one shoulder was broken and his feet and ankles were badly smashed.  (Tuesday, May 13, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Albert A. Brown
Last week Monday afternoon Mr. Albert A. Brown, of Middlebury, died from the effects of a dose of Paris green which he took on Sunday with suicidal intent.  Brown had become deranged on account of anxiety regarding his property, and on Saturday he tried to buy a bottle of morphine, but the merchant refused to sell him the drug.  He went home and on Sunday he slipped out of the house and took the Paris green.  The funeral was held on Wednesday, and the remains were taken to the Dartt Settlement cemetery for burial.  Mr. Brown was 36 years of age.  (Tuesday, May 13, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

H. G. Fisher
Ex-Congressman H. G. Fisher died suddenly at Punxeutawney, Jefferson county, a few days ago, aged 54 years.  (Tuesday, May 20, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

W. L. Brice
W. L. Brice, a brother of United States Senator Brice, of Ohio, died recently at Denver, Col., of consumption.  (Tuesday, May 20, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Reuben H. Thrall
Hon. Reuben H. Thrall, said to have been the oldest practicing attorney in the United States, died last week Sunday in Portland, Me., aged 95 years.  He was an old-time abolitionist.  (Tuesday, May 20, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Czarina Wood Littlefield
Mrs. Czarina Wood Littlefield, of Woburn, Mass., widow of the late Joshua E. Littlefield and granddaughter of Sylvanus Wood, who took the first British prisoner at Lexington, died a few days ago, aged 71 years and 6 months.  (Tuesday, May 20, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)
 

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