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1892-  Wellsboro Agitator - Obituaries

Fran Brocker
Von Moltke’s sister, Fran Brocker, had lately died at the age of 81(?).  The late Field Marshal was wont to refer to her in his letters as his favorite sister.  Empress William sent a wreath to be laid on her coffin.  (Tuesday, February 17, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Frederick Mommsen
Professor Frederick Mommsen, one of the liberators of Senleswig-Holstein, died a few days ago in Rome.  His death gave rise to the report that Professor Theodore Mommsen, the distinguished historian was dead.  This is not the case.  Professor Frederick Mommsen was not related to Professor Theodore Mommsen.  (Tuesday, February 17, 1892, The  Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Henry S. Haynesworth
Captain Henry S. Haynesworth, U. S. A., recently retired, died very suddenly the other day of heart-disease while walking with his wife on Delaware avenue, Buffalo.  He was appointed to the army from civil life by President Arthur, whose sister he married.  Mrs. Haynesworth, then Miss Arthur, was the mistress of the White House for some time during her brother’s administration.  (Tuesday, February 17, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Henry Manigault Morris
Henry Manigault Morris, who died at Litchfield, Ct., a few days ago, was an old lawyer of New York city and a lineal descendant of Lewis Morris, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence.  He was the last direct descendant of the old family to inhabit, as he did until 1866, the Morris homestead at Morrisania, which stands desolate in the midst of the switch-yards of the New Haven road.  He leaves a widow but no children.  (Tuesday, February 17, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

James Hannon
James Hannon, leader of one of the Democratic factions at Tarrytown, NY, was shot dead on Wednesday by Chief-of-Police Hackett at the Democratic primaries.  (Tuesday, February 24, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. H. M. Lowell
Mrs. H. M. Lowell, formerly of Middlebury, died at Reed City, Mich., on the 8th instant.  (Tuesday, February 24, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Calvin Royce
Mr. Calvin Royce, died at his home in Deerfield, Mich., on the 2d instant.  Mr. Royce was a former resident of Delmar township.  He left this county in 1868 with his family and located in Michigan.  (Tuesday, February 24, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Jane Cooper
Last week Sunday afternoon Mrs. Jane Cooper, who lives over a store in Waverly, NY, attempted to fill a kerosene lamp. There was a hot fire in the coal stove near by, and in some manner her dress caught fire from the stove.  While trying to extinguish it she overturned the lamp, the oil saturating her garments, and immediately she was enveloped in flames.  She ran to the door, where she met her daughter, who was terribly burned in trying to put out the flames; but the frantic woman rushed out into the street where a man quickly threw his overcoat about her and another covered her with a horse blanket.  When the flames were smothered, all her clothing had been burned excepting her flannel wrappers, and her body was covered with burns except where protected by her corset.  Medical aid was summoned, but she died in a few hours, retaining consciousness to the last.  Her husband fell into the cylinder of a threshing machine a number of years ago and was so horribly mutilated that he died soon after.  (Tuesday, February 24, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Jacob Marcheski
Last Wednesday evening Mrs. Jacob Marcheski, a Polish woman in Antrim and the wife of a miner, was around the house attending to her work as usual.  Her husband retired early, and about midnight he was awakened by the crying of the four month old baby.  His statement is that he looked for his wife, but she was not to be found.  Becoming alarmed he got up, and as he walked near the pantry he stepped in a liquid which he supposed to be water.  Upon lighting a match he found, to his horror, that it was blood running from beneath the pantry door.  He tried to open the door but found it locked tightly.  He then called a neighbor, and with his assistance the door was broken in and his wife found lying in a pool of blood with a butcher-knife in her hand and her throat slashed from ear to ear.  Life had become extinct.  She was about 30 years of age.  No reason is given for the act.  The woman had appeared to be reasonably happy and contented with her lot in life.  (Tuesday, February 24, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Rachel Ogden
Mrs. Rachel Ogden died of heart disease at the home of her daughter, at Ackley, Iowa, on the 16th ultimo.  Her maiden name was Rachel McCarter, and she was a native of Delmar township, in this county.  She married Isaac S. Ogden in 1846 and moved to Iowa in 1862.  Her husband died in 1865.  (Tuesday, March 2, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

B. B. Bailey
At East Charleston, Pa., February 18, 1892, B. B. Bailey, aged 45(or 43) years, 11 months and 26 days.  (Tuesday, March 2, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. William Barker
At Osceola, Pa., February 24, 1892, Mrs. William Barker, aged 85 years.  (Tuesday, March 2, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Ann. Curren
In Jackson, Pa., February 19, 1892, Mrs. Ann Curren, aged 77 years.  (Tuesday, March 2, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Frederick Berwart
Mrs. Frederick Berwart, died early this morning at the home of her son-in-law, Mr. O. G. Padgett, after a sickness of about 10 days with the grip.  Her age was 74 years.  (Tuesday, March 9, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. A. B. Rice
Mrs. A. B. Rice, who was a fireman on the New York, Lake Erie and Western railroad, was killed by being crushed under his engine in a collision at Crawford Junction a few days ago.  He was 23 years of age, and his parents reside at Austinburg in this county.  (Tuesday, March 9, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Susan Ford Dorrance
Mrs. Susan Ford Dorrance, one of the wealthiest women in the Wyoming valley, and the widow of the late Col. Charles Dorrance, returned to her home at Wilkesbarre last Saturday evening from Atlantic City.  A few hours later she dropped to the floor in her bedroom and died in a few moments of congestion of the lungs.  She was the daughter of the late Hon. James Ford, of Lawrenceville.  Mrs. Dorrance was 73 years of age.  (Tuesday, March 9, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. George Cook
At Fall Brook, Pa., February 28, 1892, Mr. George Cook, aged 70 years, 1 month and 11 days.  (Tuesday, March 9, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Bessie M. French
At Marsh Creek, Pa., March 6, 1892, Bessie M., daughter of Walter and Flora A. French, aged 6 years, 5 months and 9 days.  (Tuesday, March 9, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

E. S. Mattison
At Coudersport, Pa., February 9, 1892, of pneumonia, Dr. E. S. Mattison, aged 47(?) years.  (Tuesday, March 9, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Child Wood
The seven month old child of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wood died a few days ago of brain fever.  (Tuesday, March 16, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. James Watrous
Mrs. Jane Watrous, wife of William Niles Watrous, died February 15th at their home in Forest Grove, Oregon.  They formerly lived near this place.  (Tuesday, March 16, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. William Edgar
Mr. William Edgar died very suddenly last Friday at his home on Austin street.  His age was about 71 years.  The funeral was held yesterday, the service being conducted by Rev. A. C. Shaw, D. D.  The George Cook Post, G. A. R., attended in a body.  (Tuesday, March 16, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Eugene Clark
Mr. Eugene Clark, one of the oldest engineers on the Fall Brook Coal Company’s roads, died yesterday at his home in Corning, NY.  He was 60 years of age.  (Tuesday, March 16, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Lamar Capwell
Mrs. Lamar Gapwell, who resides near Millerton, died a few days ago of diphtheria.  Her age was 36 years.  Mr. Capwell and a daughter are still sick with the same disease.  (Tuesday, March 16, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Luman Plumley
Mrs. Luman Plumley, of Stony Fork, died last week Tuesday.  She was 65 years of age.  More than 40 years ago her family settled on the farm where she died.  The funeral was held last Thursday, Rev. O. C. Hills conducting the service.  (Tuesday, March 16, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Tinnie Blincowe
At Brownlee, Pa., March 11, 1892, of consumption, Mrs. Tinnie Blincowe, aged 20 years.  (Tuesday, March 16, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Miranda Case
In Lawrence, Pa., February 25, 1892, Miranda, wife of Nathan Case, aged 47 years.  (Tuesday, March 16, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. W. H. Lunger
Mr. W. H. Lunger, died of pneumonia last week Sunday at his home near Gaines.  He formerly resided at Elkland.  (Tuesday, March 23, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. John Hazlett
Mr. John Hazlett, of Nelson, died a few days ago of pneumonia.  His sisters, Mrs. Knapp and Mrs. William Merritt, are dangerously sick with the same disease.  Mr. John Hazlett, who died in Nelson recently, had lived all his life on the old homestead where he died.  In 1855 he married Miss Lucy Denham, and they raised a family of six children--three of each sex--who are useful men and women.  Mr. Hazlett was born February 28th, 1823, and during all his adult life he was known as a kind neighbor and respected citizen.  In his last sickness he professed his faith in Christ, and his death was a happy one.  The funeral services were conducted by Rev. C. J. Bradbury, of Painted Post, NY, at the family residence in Nelson--the scene of Mr. Hazlett‘s birth and death.  (Tuesday, March 23 and April 6, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. John Cowan
Last Monday afternoon Mr. John Cowan, a young engineer of the Fall Brook railroads, was killed near Himrods station on the Syracuse, Geneva and Corning division.  His engine was coupled with three others to plow snow, and they were engaged in clearing the track for some heavy drifts.  The locomotives were running at about 12 miles an hour when suddenly two of the engines left the track and fell over on their side.  When the trainmen recovered themselves they found Cowan lying under his engine dead.  His body was not bruised and showed no signs of injury.  Death probably resulted from suffocation.  Cowan was 23 years of age, and his home was in Corning.  Several of the men had a very narrow escape.  (Tuesday, March 23, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Charles F. Culver
Last Saturday Mr. Charles F. Culver died at his home in Nelson at the age of 80 years.  The funeral was held in the Nelson Presbyterian church yesterday.  Mr. Culver was born on the farm now owned by Mrs. Betsey Tubbs on June 17, 1812.  At an early age he became engaged in the lumber business, at that time the principal industry of that region, and continued to manufacture and float out rafts during the spring freeshets to the markets along the lower Susquehanna, until the forests became shredded of the pine, and then turned his attention to agriculture and other pursuits.  In 1865 Mr. Culver was elected County Commissioner, and he filled the office with ability.  In politics he was formerly a Whig, but upon the organization of the Republican party in 1854 he became one of its most ardent supporters and able defenders, and so continued during his long and eventful life.  He leaves surviving him, besides his widow, four sons and one daughter, all residing at Eau Claire, Wis., except Charles, who lives at Marsh Creek in this county.  (Tuesday, March 23, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Jacob Hall
Mr. Jacob Hall died last Thursday at his home at Stokesdale.  He was in the 89th year of his age.  Mr. Hall was a thoroughly honest and honorable man, and he was greatly respected by all who enjoyed his acquaintance.  His practical good-sense and his philosophy about all the matters of life made his fellowship particularly attractive to younger persons.  The writer has heard Mr. Hall tell about his life on his father’s “holding” in England, about his work as a gardener on the estate of a nobleman, his emigrating to America, and afterward driving stage from Elmira to Towanda; then via removal to Philadelphia.  He came to this place with Mr. William B. Clymer, in the capacity of gardener and coachman.  When the plank-road from Wellsboro to Tioga was built, in 1851, Mr. Hall was made a keeper of the toll-gate that stood just beyond the bend in the road near the Dickinson place in this borough.  He held his position up to 1872, when the advent of the railroad killed the toll business on the “plank” road, which had long before become a so-called turnpike.  The funeral was held last Saturday, the service being conducted by Rev. O. S. Chamberlayne.  Mr. Hall’s aged and feeble wife survives him, and he also leaves a son and a daughter.  (Tuesday, March 23, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Noah Porter
Noah Porter, the venerable ex-President of Yale, died a few days ago at New Haven, in his 81st year.  (Tuesday, March 23, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

D. L. Dempsey
Rev. D. L. Dempsey, a prominent member of the Pittsburg Methodist Episcopal Conference, died at Beaver, Pa., a few days ago, aged 79 years.  (Tuesday, March 23, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John W. Kendall
John W. Kendall, a Representative from the 10th district of Kentucky died of apoplexy in Washington a few days ago.  He was 58 years of age.  (Tuesday, March 23, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Edwards Pierrepont
Edwards Pierrepont, ex-Attorney General, ex-Minster to England, and ex-Judge of the Superior Courts, died a few days ago at his home in New York city, aged 79 years.  (Tuesday, March 23, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Annie E. Sammes
Mrs. Annie E. Sanmes, the widow of the late Admiral Raphael Semmes, commander of the Confederate cruiser Alabama, died at her home in Mobile, Alabama, the other day, in her 74th year.  (Tuesday, March 23, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

J. W. Collins
J. W. Collins, the president of the defunct California National Bank, who was recently arrested at San Francisco, charged with embezzling the Bank’s funds shot and killed himself there a few days ago, owing to his financial troubles.  (Tuesday, March 23, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John F. Winslow
John F. Winslow died at Poughkeepsie a few days ago.  With Erastus Corning and John A. Griswold he introduced the manufacture of Bessemer steel into this country.  Mr. Winslow’s most important public works, however, was the building of the Monitor.  (Tuesday, March 23, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Elias N. Conway
Ex-Gov. Elias N. Conway, of Arkansas, was burned to death recently in his residence at Little Rock, a small frame building, which was consumed.  It is supposed he was asleep at the time.  For many years before the late war he was one of the most conspicuous men in the State.  He served two terms as Governor.  He was very old and feeble, eccentric, and lived alone.  (Tuesday, March 23, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss May Haley
At Blossburg, Pa., March 15, 1892, of scarlet fever, May, daughter of Mrs. Anna Haley.  (Tuesday, March 23, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Mary A. Ripley
At Oregon Hill, Pa., March 11, 1892, Mrs. Mary A. Ripley, aged 59 years, 7 months and 8 days.  (Tuesday, March 23, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Thomas E. Jenkins
Mr. Thomas E. Jenkins, formerly of Morris Run, died in Lindsey, Jefferson county, last week.  (Tuesday, April 6, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

David Seely
David Seely, of Wisconsin, died at the home of his nephew, Willard Carpenter, in Deerfield township, last week, in his 70th year.  He had been visiting in that region for some time.  (Tuesday, April 6, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Henry Clay Roland
Mr. Henry Clay Roland died at his home in Delmar township last Friday morning--a victim of the prevalent influenza.  Mr. Roland was born in Lycoming county 48 years ago; but he came to this county when still young, living for a time in Charleston and afterward in Delmar.  During the war of the Rebellion he was an efficient soldier of the Union, being a member of Company E of the Bucktails, under the late Colonel Niles.  After the war he was engaged in farming, and he was an excellent citizen and a man respected and liked by all his acquaintances.  The funeral was largely attended last Sunday at the family residence, many of Mr. Roland’s old comrades being present.  The interment was in the cemetery in this borough.  Mr. Roland leaves a widow and four children--two sons and two daughters.  (Tuesday, April 6, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Clara Johnson
Miss Clara Johnson, only daughter of Orange Johnson, died at the residence of her brother, at Nelson, last Monday morning.  She had been with her brother, Mr. E. Johnson, only a week, having gone there to attend him in his sickness.  The funeral was held yesterday at the Butler church.  (Tuesday, April 6, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Sally Jane Updyke
At her home near Jackson Center, Pa., March 28, 1892, of pneumonia, Mrs. Hiel Updyke, aged 57 years.  Her sickness was of short duration but very severe, and she bore it with great Christian fortitude.  Her maiden name was Sally Jane Roberts, and she belonged to a family of 12 children of whom she is the first to be called away.  In her younger days she was a school teacher; but at the age of 19 she was married to Mr. Hiel Updyke, and they soon began housekeeping in the residence where they passed 38 years of happy wedded life.  She was a woman of strong Christian character, being a member of the Baptist Church at Job’s Corners, and she will be greatly missed by a large circle of friends.  The funeral was held last week Monday at the family home.  Rev. Mr. Watrous preached the sermon and Rev. Paul Smith made some appropriate remarks.  The remains were taken to Job’s Corners for interment.  (Tuesday, April 6, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Albert Hart
Albert Hart died very suddenly at his home in Sampsonville, Erie county, on the 1st instant, at the age of 42 years.  Mr. Hart was a son of David Hart, a hotel-keeper in this borough many years ago, and he had numerous relatives residing in this neighborhood.  The remains were brought here and the funeral was held at the Union church in Charleston last week Sunday.  (Tuesday, April 13, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. William B. Bowen
Mr. William B. Bowen died at Delwin, Michigan, on the 30th of March.  He was in the 77th year of his age.  Mr. Bowen was a brother of Mr. John R. Bowen, of this borough.  He moved from Michigan to this place in 1855 and remained here about 10 years, and then returned to Michigan.  He was a man of many sterling qualities.  (Tuesday, April 13, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Eugene Pritchard
Mr. Eugene Pritchard, a well-known citizen of Westfield, died last week Monday.  He had been sick a long time.  (Tuesday, April 13, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Katherine Wood
Mrs. Katherine Wood, widow of the late Aaron Wood, of Roseville, was found dead in her bed on the morning of the 25th ultimo.  She was 69 years of age.  Her husband also died very suddenly of heart disease.  (Tuesday, April 13, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Happalona Frost
At Covington, Pa., April 2, 1892, Happalona, widow of the late James T. Frost, age nearly 80 years.  (Tuesday, April 13, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Maude Florence Wilcox
At Elmer, Pa., April 7, 1892, of pneumonia, Maude Florence, daughter of Sanford and Minnie Wilcox, aged 1 year, 10 months and 4 days.  (Tuesday, April 13, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

James W. Singleton
Gen. James W. Singleton died in Baltimore recently, aged 82 years.  (Tuesday, April 20, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

D. Hayes Agnew
Dr. D. Hayes Agnew, the eminent surgeon and author, died in Philadelphia a few days ago, in his 74th year.  (Tuesday, April 20, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

William P. Miner
William P. Miner, founder of the Wilkesbarre Record, died at his home at Miner’s Mills, Pa., the other day, aged 75 years.  (Tuesday, April 20, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Willard Saulsbury
Hon. Willard Saulsbury, Chancellor of the State of Delaware since 1873, and United States Senator from 1859 to 1871, died at his home in Dover the other day, of apoplexy.  He was 72 years old.  (Tuesday, April 20, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Elijah Whitney
The oldest physician in New York city died a few days ago, in the person of Dr. Elijah Whitney, well along in his 94th year.  He was one of the same family with Eli Whitney, inventor of the cotton gin, and Anne Whitney, the noted sculptor.  (Tuesday, April 20, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

F. J. Hager
Prof. F. J. Hager, a well-known Elmira musician, dropped dead of heart disease on the street near his home last Monday afternoon.  He was 58 years of age, and he had many acquaintances in this county.  (Tuesday, April 20, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Thomas Niles
Yesterday morning Thomas, the four year old son of Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Niles, died of diphtheritic croup.  He was a remarkably bright and beautiful child.  The funeral was held yesterday afternoon at five o’clock and it was private.  The parents have the deepest sympathy of the community.  (Tuesday, April 20, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. James Moran
Mr. James Moran, aged 50 years, employed by the Fall Brook Railroad Company, died last Saturday at the home of Mr. A. VanGelder, at Ansonia.  He was sick only four days.  He had resided in this county only a few months.  The funeral was held at the Methodist church, the service being conducted by Rev. J. S. Fausey.  The Patriotic Sons of America conducted the burial service.  Mr. Moran was a veteran of the war.  His relatives reside in Philadelphia.  (Tuesday , April 20, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Willie Rowley
Willie, the son of Rev. Frank Rowley, died on the 11th instant at his father’s home in Troupsburgh, NY.  The remains were brought here, and the funeral service was held at A. E. Rowley’s, Rev. A. G. Cole officiating.  The interment was in the cemetery near Keeneyville.  (Tuesday, April 20, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Warren Lawton
Mrs. Warren Lawton died at her home in Delmar last Friday morning.  The funeral was held on Saturday, Rev. O. C. Hills conducting the service.  The interment was in the West Branch cemetery.  There were 54 teams in the funeral procession.  (Tuesday, April 27, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. William B. Lentz
Last Saturday afternoon Mr. William B. Lentz, head brakeman on train No. 22, was fatally injured at the railroad bridge across the river ½ a mile south of Lawrenceville.  Lentz was standing on the platform between the engine and tender, watching a hot journal on the first car.  He did not notice the bridge, and was struck and hurled from the engine to the rocks below.  He was found with his left side and head terribly crushed and bleeding profusely.  He was alive but unconscious when found.  Dr. Lewis Darling was summoned, but found that Lentz was beyond medical aid, and an hour later he died.  He had been on the load about eight months, having previously worked in the railroad yard at Newberry.  He was about 25 years of age, and leaves a wife and three small children.  His home was at Linden, Pa., and his remains were taken there.  (Tuesday, April 27, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. George H. Shepherd
Mr. George H. Shepherd, who was for many years a resident of Wells, Bradford county, and who was well known in the eastern part of this county, died at the home of his son in Oakland, Cal., on the 9th instant.  He had been living for four years on his ranch near Lukeville, Oregon, and was on a visit to his son when he was taken sick.  (Tuesday, April 27, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Robert Casbeer
Mr. Robert Casbeer, a well-known and respected citizen of this county, died at Osceola on the 12th instant, at the age of 80 years.  Mr. Casbeer was born at Owego, NY, September 4, 1811.  His father was a soldier in the war of 1812.  After that war he brought Robert to the Cowanesque valley, and the lad lived with “Deacon” HIll, on the farm now owned by Urban Bosworth, until he attained his majority.  Robert then took the farm of Hill and worked it on shares for a number of years.  He afterwards moved into Farmington, where he had a long and prosperous career as a farmer.  He cleared nearly 300 acres of virgin land and engaged successfully in sheep husbandry.  His seven children were born in Farmington, and six of them survive him.  In 1876 Mr. Casbeer moved to Osceola to spend his declining years.  His wife, whose maiden name was Susan House, died in 1885.  In 1887 he married Mrs. Maria Fisk, who survives him.  Mr. Casbeer was a man of strong and positive traits of character and much mental and physical vigor.  He was gifted with a copious vocabulary and original ideas, and always expressed himself with much energy.  Had he enjoyed the advantages of a liberal education he might have made a speaker of no mean ability.  As it was, he enjoyed a local reputation for speech-making, and was often called upon to address the people.  He was widely known in the county.  (Tuesday, April 27, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Emily A. Farley
At Watrous Station, April 13, 1892, Mrs. Emily A. Farley, wife of James C. Farley, aged 57 years.  A husband and eight children mourn the loss of this most excellent wife and mother.  A vast concourse of friends, including the I. O. O. F. of Gaines, of which body Mr. Farley is a member, attended the funeral services, which were conducted at Marshfield.  Beautiful floral tributaries testified to the esteem in which the departed was held in the community, and the sympathy which was felt for those from whom Death had thus suddenly snatched their dearest treasure.  “Life’s race well run, Life’s work well done, Life’s crown well won, Now comes rest.”  (Tuesday, April 27, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. James Eddings
Mr. James Eddings, aged 39 years, who lived on the Bellman place between Blossburg and Sebring, died a few days ago from an overdose of laudanum which he took to induce sleep after being unnerved by a spree.  He leaves a widow and six children.  Eddings had been at work in the lumber woods, and he had been addicted to frequent sprees and was accustomed to use laudanum to quiet his nerves when sobering off.  (Tuesday, May 4, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Eugene Briggs
Mr. Eugene Briggs who died in the county poor house last Saturday, had been an inmate of the institution for 24 years.  (Tuesday, May 4, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Victoria M. Starkweather
Victoria M., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Starkweather, of Charleston, died last Wednesday of diphtheria.  She was 11 years of age.  (Tuesday, May 4, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. John Raker
Mr. John Raker, a veteran of the late war, died at his home in Blossburg last week Monday at the age of 62 years.  He was a member of Co. I. 207th Pennsylvania Volunteers.  (Tuesday, May 4, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Margaret M. Haynes
Miss Margaret M. Haynes, daughter of Capt. and Mrs. Samuel Haynes, died last Thursday night at her home in Oil City, of pneumonia.  The Oil City Blizzard says:  “Six weeks ago Miss Haynes had a severe attack of the grip and had not fully recovered from the same when she resumed her duties as one of the teachers in the Sixth ward building.  Three weeks ago she sustained a relapse from which pneumonia developed and caused her death at the time stated.  The sorrow felt by the immediate relatives in the loss of one so loving and so lovable will be shared by many friends.  Miss Haynes, who was in the 24th year of her age, was a gifted young woman, and with her intellectual endowments possessed the charm of natural amiability which wins friends everywhere and is its own reward.  She graduated from the Oil City High School in 1883(?), being the valedictorian.  The following year she taught in the public schools here.  She then taught in Cattaraugus county, NY, until three years ago since which time she has been one of the teachers in Oil City.  She was an active member of Christ Episcopal Church in which she was assistant organist of the Sunday school and teacher of one of the classes.  In her writings both in prose and verse she gave abundant evidence of the possession of genuine talent.  Capt. Haynes formerly resided in this borough.  (Tuesday, May 4, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

James Carle
Brig Gen. James Carle, for the last 22 years an Inspector in the United States public stores, died at his home, 262 West 21st street, New York city, last week Tuesday evening.  He had been sick 10 weeks with pneumonia.  General Carle was born at Windsor, NY, September 8, 1835, and at the age of 20, he entered the regular army as a private.  His five year term expired just before the civil war broke out.  He came to this region to visit his father who was engaged in lumbering near Galeton.  Immediately on the call for troops he came to Wellsboro and enlisted as a private in Captain Julius Sherwood’s company.  He was about the only man in this region at that time who was proficient in military tactics and he was actively employed in drilling the recruits in this borough before they left for the front.  Carle was soon promoted to a Lieutenancy, and later was made Captain of Company H, 6th Pennsylvania Infantry.  On June 6, 1864 he was made Colonel of the 191st Infantry.  In 1869 he was Provost Marshal to Gen. S. W. Crawford, and fought in the battles of Spottsylvania Court House and the Wilderness.  Soon after his appointment as Colonel a brigade was given to him which he conducted into all the actions in which Gen. Crawford’s division participated from Chickahominy until the withdrawal of the division.  On June 17, 1864, Col. Carle displayed such gallantry in the crossing of the James that Gen. Crawford recommended his appointment as a Brevet Brigadier General.  He obtained his commission in the following March.  At Weldon Road General Carle was captured and was confined in Libby, Salisbury, and Danville prisons at different times.  In 1870 Gen. Carle went into the public stores as Inspector, and he was engaged almost exclusively in the inspection of cigars.  He leaves two sons and a daughter.  Most of the boys in this region knew Captain Carle, and they all loved him, for he was possessed of those traits of character which attract and hold friendship.  He was remarkably modest but when the time of trial came he was found among the bravest and most efficient.  (Tuesday, May 4, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

William Astor
William Astor the New York millionaire died in Paris of heart failure last week.  (Tuesday, May 4, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

William W. Burns
Brig Gen. William W. Burns, U. S. A. retired, died suddenly at Beaufort, SC., the other day.  (Tuesday, May 4, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Roswell Smith
Roswell Smith, president of the Century Publishing Company, died the other day at his home in New York city.  (Tuesday, May 4, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

R. B. Erwin
Colonel R. B. Erwin of the New York Tribune and a veteran of the war of the Rebellion, died in that city last week.  (Tuesday, May 4, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

William Bradford
William Bradford, the artist died in New York last week.  He was 70 years of age and was noted for his pictures of Artic scenery.  (Tuesday, May 4, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

N. B. Clark
Chief Engineer N. B. Clark retired, died in Washington a few days ago.  He is said to have been the inventor of the deflective armor now in use on the warships of all nations.  (Tuesday, May 4, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Henry Beadman Bryant
Henry Beadman Bryant, one of the proprietors of a business college and widely known as an educator throughout the United States, died of paralysis last week, aged 68 years.  (Tuesday, May 4, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Alexander Mackenzie
Hon. Alexander Mackenzie, died in Toronto, Ont., a few days ago.  He was born in 1822.  On the overthrow of the Macdonald Administration in 1823(?) he succeeded to the Premiership and with his party remained in power until 1878 when the Liberals were defeated.  For 10 years he had been in poor health.  (Tuesday, May 4, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Edward Somerville Jaffray
A leading New York dry goods merchant Edward Somerville Jaffray, died at his home on Fifth avenue a few days ago, at the age of 76.  He was of English birth and in 1833 when 17 years old, came across the Atlantic and entered the business which his father and uncle had established in New York in 1809.  Under E. S. Jaffray’s management it grew to great proportions and was always conducted by him with an old fashioned reserve and avoidance of display.  (Tuesday, May 4, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Thomas W. Sweeny
Gen. Thomas W. Sweeny, a retired officer of the United States Army, whose record as soldier comprised the Mexican war as well as the war for the Union, died at his home in Astonia, L.I.,(?), a few days ago.  He was 71 years old, having been born at Cork, Ireland Christmas day, 1820.  Gen. Sweeny took part in the Fenian invasion of Canada in 1866.  But afterward he was reinstated in the regular army and given posts in the South he retired in 1870 with the rank of Brigadier General.  (Tuesday, May 4, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Victoria Mickell
Of diphtheria, Victoria, youngest daughter of Mr. Myron Mickell, aged 9 years and 8(?) months.  (Tuesday, May 4, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John C. Jacobs
Last Thursday Rev. John C. Jacobs died at his home in Muskegon, Mich., of paralysis.  Mr. Jacobs left this place 13 years ago.  He recently completed a new Baptist church at Muskegon in a field where such an undertaking seemed impossible.  Mr. Jacobs was about 58 years of age.  He was a warm-hearted man who was possessed of much natural talent.  We understand that he had succeeded well as a minister, which work he took up late in life.  (Tuesday, May 11, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Mary Ann Robbins
Mrs. Mary Ann, wife of L. G. Robbins, of Sullivan, was visiting her son in Covington last Friday evening, when she was suddenly taken sick and died in a few minutes.  The funeral was held on Monday.  (Tuesday, May 11, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Orlando S. Rumsey
Mr. Orlando S. Rumsey, one of the oldest residents of Mainesburg, died last Thursday at the age of 77 years.  He was the last survivor of a large family and was prominently identified with the history of that part of the county.  (Tuesday, May 11, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Lovisa English
Last Wednesday evening Lovisa, widow of the late Richard English, died very suddenly at the home of her son, Samuel S. English, in Washington, DC., of heart disease.  Mrs. English went to Washington to spend the winter.  She appeared to be in her usual health, and on Wednesday afternoon she had enjoyed a long walk.  As she was preparing to retire she suddenly expired while sitting in her chair and without a moment’s warning.  Mrs. English was 73 years of age.  She was the daughter of David Henry, and she was born on the Jenkins farm near this borough.  She had lived in the homestead on Pearl street in this borough for about 59 years.  Her husband died five years ago.  The remains were brought to this place by her son last Friday, and on Saturday morning the funeral was held at the house, the service being read by Rev. A. W. Snyder.  Mrs. English leaves four children, namely:  James S. English, Miss Lina, who is a teacher in our schools, Samuel E. English, of the Government Printing Office, in Washington, and Mrs. M. T. Webster, of Ellisburg, Pa.  (Tuesday, May 11, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Apha Walbridge
Mr. W. Sanford Moore, of Delmar, received a telegram last Wednesday announcing the death of his daughter, Mrs. Apha Walbridge, in the State of Washington.  She was about 20 years of age and was a very intelligent young woman.  She married something over a year ago and went West with her husband.  The remains will be brought here for interment.  (Tuesday, May 11, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Charles M. Beach
Mr. Charles M. Beach, son of Mr. Lewis Beach, of Mansfield, was instantly killed last Thursday morning at Cuba Summit, on the Erie railroad.  He was a fireman on one of the “pushers” at that point.  The supposition is that Beach, while blowing out the ash-pan, stepped on the main track, and not seeing the danger because of the cloud of steam, was struck and instantly killed by an express train under full speed.  (Tuesday, May 11, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. John Baker
Mrs. John Baker died at Crooked Creek last Friday, of paralysis, at the age of 19 years.  (Tuesday, May 11, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Samuel Stuart Ellsworth
Mr. Samuel Stuart Ellsworth died at Penn Yan, NY, last Thursday, aged 52 years.  The immediate cause of his death was internal hemorrhage.  He was Quartermaster-General of New York during Governor Tilden’s term.  He married Hebe, daughter of the late John Magee, of Watkins, NY.  Mr. Ellsworth was one of the trustees of the Syracuse, Geneva and Corning Railroad.  He was a leading business man in Penn Yan.  (Tuesday, May 11, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Daniel Knapp
Mr. Daniel Knapp died at his home at Knapp in Delmar township last Wednesday evening.  He had been sick a long time with disease of the kidneys.  He was in his 57th year of his age.  The funeral was held at Mr. Knapp’s late residence last Saturday morning.  Rev. O. C. Hills conducted the service.  Mr. Knapp was an upright and much respected citizen.  He was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church of this borough and was one of its deacons.  He leaves a widow, six sons and five daughters, one son and two daughters being married.  (Tuesday, May 11, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. S. P. Wheeler
Mrs. S. P. Wheeler, who died at Durango, Col., on the 3d instant of peritonitis, was a former resident of Delmar.  She was then a member of the Presbyterian Church in this borough.  In 1878 the family moved to Kansas, and in 1887 they went to Colorado.  She was 58 years of age.  (Tuesday, May 18, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Isaac C Doane
Mr. Isaac C. Doane, of Delmar, died last Friday at the age of 71 years.  (Tuesday, May 18, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. Emory E. VanHorne
Mr. Emory E. VanHorne died of apoplexy on the 5th instant in New York city.  Last September he moved from Elmira, NY, and embarked in the job printing business in partnership with his brother, Mr. J. J. VanHorne, recently proprietor of the Elkland Journal.  Although he had been in poor health for several months, he was at work about the establishment as usual when he suddenly fell to the floor and died almost instantly.  He was 35(?) years of age.  (Tuesday, May 18, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. N. B. Mather
Mr. N. B. Mather recently died at his home in Bath, NY, of pneumonia, at the age of 82 years.  He was the father of C. S. and C. B. Mather, who formerly resided at Lawrenceville.  (Tuesday, May 18, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Miss Julia VanWie
Last Friday morning Miss Julia VanWie, of Mitchell Creek, committed suicide by drowning herself in a small pond two miles from her home.  Her body was found about noon in water less than two feet in depth.  Miss VanWie was about 36 years of age.  No reason is given for the commission of suicide.  It is said that an older sister also took her own life a few years ago.  (Tuesday, May 18, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Dennis Decker
Last Saturday afternoon Dennis Decker, aged about 55(or 65) years, an inmate of the county poor-house, committed suicide by hanging himself in a peculiar manner.  Decker had been in the institution for nearly two years, and he was a great sufferer from hernia.  He had frequently stated his desire to die, and had more than once asked Superintendent Peters and others to put him out of his misery.  Last Saturday afternoon Decker was seen going to the barn, and three quarters of an hour later his dead body was found.  He had placed a slipping-noose around his neck and attached the other end of the rope to the felly of a buggy wheel.  Then, standing on the barn floor and facing the wheel, he had evidently thrown himself back, and was strangled.  The knot in the rope was ingeniously made so that it could not loosen.  When found, the body had swung around and was in a sitting posture against the thill of the buggy.  On Sunday Justice Brewster and a jury composed of Messrs. Royal A. Wheeler, Hiram D. Deming, B. T. VanHorn, Frank Watkins, E. A. VanValkenburg and James Hazlett heard the testimony and rendered a verdict in accordance with the above fact.  Decker had stated that his former home was in New Jersey; but he was very reticent concerning his family and friends.  (Tuesday, May 18, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Eliza McGrath DePui
Tioga, May 16.--The death of Mrs. Eliza McGrath DePui, which took place on Sunday morning, May 8th, 1892, in Omaha, Neb., will fill with sorrow the hearts of a large circle of friends, both here and in the West where her last days were ended at the age of 82 years, after a long and lingering illness of several months at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. M. C. Nichols.  Mrs. DePui was born in 1810 at York, Pa.  She received the best educational and social advantages the country afforded at that day.  Her father, Thomas H. McGrath, was a man of high social position and entertained many distinguished men at his hospitable home, his accomplished family having the benefit of much cultured society.  Mrs. DePui always retained a lively impression of the personality of the different personages connected with her father’s memory, and loved to recall the prestige of her younger days in the home life.  She was married to Major Vine DePui at her father’s house in York in December, 1837.  They made the wedding journey by packet-boat and state-coach from York to Tioga in five days--a distance of 250 miles.  In the following spring they went to housekeeping at the old homestead on the DePui farm two miles below town, a picturesque and quaint house built and occupied by the parents of Vine, who was the first-born of eight children in that then new home.  The house was 32 years old when Mrs. DePui entered as a bride her future home.  Several children--six sons and one daughter were born to her, all of whom located in different parts of the West.  Two of the sons have died--George, a lawyer of promising ability, in Newville, IL, and James in Sedalia, from an injury on the cars.  Mrs. DePui was a wonderfully bright and attractive woman, and singularly adaptive in her nature.  Having been reared on the borders of slavery, where servants were plenty and cheap, it was a great change for her when she came up into this northern part of the State and found the ways and methods of domestic management so different; “help” scarce, the mothers and daughters “doing their own work” mostly, with perhaps one servant for the heavier part; yet she cheerfully threw her spirit into the “intricacies” of the situation, and with a winning grace and pleasantry she passed through an experience of several months, made bearable by her deep devotion to her husband, whose kind consideration and sympathetic endeavors to modify the quality of her cares.  Her second son, George, was born at her home in York, and when she came back to Tioga she brought two colored servants with her, who remained until her children were nearly grown.  The family moved from the farm to town in 1852, so as to be nearer the schools, and went back in 1860, where they remained until the death of Major DePui, which took place in 1889.  Four years later Mrs. DePui went West to live with her daughter, Mrs. Nichols, whose devotion to her mother all those years was something beautiful to witness.  It is a singular fact that Major Vine DePui’s death was the only one that occurred in that old house during its occupancy for 64 years by the DePui family.  (Tuesday, May 18, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. J. M. Schumacker
Mrs. J. M. Schumacker, wife of the president of the First National Bank of Jacksonville, Fla., and a daughter of the late Gen. Francis E. Spinner, died last week of injuries received in a runaway accident.  (Tuesday, May 18, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John R. Robinson
John R. Robinson, who built the first railroad in Ohio, from Columbus to Sandusky, and afterwards ran the line of stages from Fort Smith, Ark, to San Francisco, died near Easton, Md., last week, aged 82 years.  (Tuesday, May 18, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

James Grandie
The death of James Grandie in Chicago last week, ends the career of the man who is said to have built the first boat to cross the Atlantic by steam-power alone.  She was the Royal William, the boat which made the trip from Picton, N. S., to Gravesend in 1833.  (Tuesday, May 18, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

A. R. Boteler
Hon. A R. Boteler died at his home at Shepherdstown, W. Va., last week aged 77 years.  He was a member of the 36th Congress, a member of the Tariff Commission appointed by President Arthur, and Pardon Clerk of the Department of Justice under Attorney-General Brewster.  (Tuesday, May 18, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

John W. Breckinridge
John W. Breckinridge, son of Vice-President Breckinridge, died in Merced, Cal., last week on Tuesday.  He had lived in California many years, was a member of the State Assembly in 1883, and was a member of the California delegation to the Democratic National Convention in 1884.  (Tuesday, May 18, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Alida Benn
At Lawrenceville, Pa., April 30, 1892, Alida, wife of Martin Benn, aged 42 years.  (Tuesday, May 18, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Marion Walbridge
Last Wednesday the remains of the late Mrs. Marion Walbridge were brought to Delmar from the State of Washington, and the funeral was held on Thursday, Rev. J. A. Boyce conducting the service.  Mrs. Walbridge was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Moore, of Stony Fork.  She was married a year ago last October to Alfred C. Walbridge, and the couple started for the far West to seek a home.  She was well educated and accomplished, and upon her had been bestowed some of Nature’s fairest and noblest gifts, such as talents for music, poetry and art.  She was the only daughter, and when the news of her death came the hearts of her parents and only brother were stricken with grief.  The body was brought home from Yakima, Washington, and the funeral was held in her childhood’s home, being attended by a large number of sympathizing friends.  (Tuesday, May 18, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Count Holsteinburg
Count Holsteinburg, the eminent Danish statesman, is dead.  (Tuesday, May 25, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Orsamus G. Warren
Orsamus G. Warren, senior proprietor of the Buffalo Commercial, died at Buffalo a few days ago.  (Tuesday, May 25, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

J. Foxcroft Cole
The well-known landscape artist, J. Foxcroft Cole, died in Boston the other day, of pneumonia, aged 50 years.  (Tuesday, May 25, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Samuel Givin
Maj. Samuel Given, president of the Mount Holly Paper Company, died at Carlisle a few days ago, aged 88 years.  (Tuesday, May 25, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Charles H. Reed
Charles H. Reed, of counsel for Guiteau, the assassin of President Garfield, died in Baltimore a few days ago, aged 58 years.  He was born near Buffalo, and was once a famous lawyer.  (Tuesday, May 25, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Theodore L. Woodruff
Theodore L. Woodruff, formerly president of the Central Transportation Company and the inventor of sleeping-cars, was struck by a train in attempting to cross the tracks of the West Jersey railroad at Gloucester, NJ, a few days ago, and instantly killed.  Mr. Woodruff was 81 years of age.  (Tuesday, May 25, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Lee Clinton
Last Saturday Lee, the 14 year old son of Mr. A. W. Clinton, of Galeton, was drowned in the mill-pond near his home.  The father and son went out upon the logs to arrange them in the water, when the lad fell in, and he did not come to the surface again.  Many people turned out to help the distracted father, and in about an hour the boy’s body was found in 10 feet of water.  (Tuesday, June 1, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Child Stock
A few days ago Mrs. William Stock, of Blossburg, was about to give her two year old child a dose of laudanum to quiet it, when she felt uncertain about the size of the dose.  She placed the uncorked bottle on the table and went out to ask a neighbor about the matter.  The child got hold of the bottle and drank all its contents before Mrs. Stock returned, and the poison killed the child soon after the dose was taken.  (Tuesday, June 1, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. S. S. Updyke
Mr. S. S. Updyke, formerly of Mansfield, died near Overton, Colorado, on the 15th ultimo, aged about 50 years.  (Tuesday, June 1, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mr. G. S. Marvin
The late G. S. Marvin, who died in Covington a few days ago at the age of 76 years, was the oldest of 21 children of Tillie Marvin.  (Tuesday, June 1, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Prudence Culver
Mrs. Prudence Culver died at the home of her son, R. M. Culver, in Charleston, last Friday at the age of 84 years.  The funeral was held on Sunday afternoon.  (Tuesday, June 1, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Moses S. Crosby
At Keuka Park, NY, May 16, 1892, Moses S. Crosby, aged 77 years and 8 months.  (Tuesday, June 1, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Male Newton
The seven year old son of Mr. Jerry Newton, of Jersey Shore, caught a ride on a Fall Brook freight train last week Sunday, and when he attempted to jump off he fell under the wheels and his left leg was cut off.  The little fellow died on Tuesday morning.  (Tuesday, June 8, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Mrs. Myra Harris
Myra, wife of Mr. Hollis Harris, of the Summit, in Duncan township, died last Thursday of pneumonia.  She was taken with diphtheria about six weeks ago, and when she was just about recovering from that disease she was stricken down with pneumonia.  Mrs. Harris was 26(or 20) years of age.  She was a daughter of Mr. George S. Dawson, of Round Top.  (Tuesday, June 8, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Robert Hanley
Robert Hanley, or “Robert Allen,” the Irish comedian, died suddenly in Boston last week.  (Tuesday, June 8, 1892, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)
 

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