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From Newspaper Records from Tioga County PA Multiple Volumes, Abstracted by Ruth Wetherbee, Julia Wetherbee, Rhoda ENGLISH Ladd, William A. Ladd. Also additional submissions sent in by Tri Counties Web Site Volunteers

All data copied from newspaper file as it appeared in the record using their spelling. The original copies of the newspapers are on file at the Green Free Library located in Wellsboro. Published 1981. Permission for reprinting on the Tri-County Web Sites given by Rhoda ENGLISH Ladd in 1997.

Wellsboro Advertiser or Tioga Agtitator 1858 - 1859

Reprinted with permission of Rhoda ENGLISH Ladd from Tioga County Newspaper Records Volume ONE.
Date   M Name Notice
1858 8 JUL M Alexander, John m on the 1st inst by Rev. J.F. Calkins in Delmar, John Alexander of Wellsboro and Miss Sophia Austin of Delmar.
1858 1 JUL M Andrews, Augustus A. m 11th Jun by Rev D.A. Pope, Mr. Augustus A. Andrews of Middlebury & Miss Hannah Leach of Chatham.
1858 8 JUL M Austin, Sophia m on the 1st inst by Rev. J.F. Calkins in Delmar, John Alexander of Wellsboro and Miss Sophia Austin of Delmar.
1858 8 JUL M Avery, Albert E. m 1st inst by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. Albert E. Avery and Miss Emily E. Pratt both of Richmond.
1859 3 DEC M Bailey, E. J. m in Wellsboro dec 3rd at Thompson's Hotel by Rev. J. Joralemon, Mr. Albert Clark to Miss E.J.`Bailey, both of Mansfield.
1859 3 NOV D Bailey, Ida d in Mansfield 29th Oct 1859, Ida, dau of John W. and Margaret Bailey, aged 9 yrs.
1858 10 JUN M Beatty, Sophia Octavia m in Clyder on the 22nd ult by Rev. D.A. Pope, Mr. Wilbur Churchill of Chatham & Miss Sophia Octavia Beatty of Clymer.
1858 10 MAR M Beck, Daniel m on the 7th inst by Rev. J.S. Shade, Mr. Daniel Beck of Jackson Twp, Lyc. Co. PA & Miss Christina Zink of Liberty.
1859 13 JAN D Beecher, John d at Williamsport, Lyc. Co. PA 5th inst, John Beecher, Esq, aged 74 yrs formerly of this Boro. He came from CT with his father and settled Beecher's Island on the Cowanesque, he had moved to Williamsport in 1838.
1859 9 JUN D Beecher, Sarah see Phillips, Sarah (married name)
1858 10 JUN M Biles, J. P. m in Sullivan on the 28th ult by E.A. Fish, Esq, Mr. J.P. Biles of Knoxville and Miss Abbie Rumsey of Sullivan.
1858 4 MAR M Bottom, Calpurney m at Nelson Feb 10th at the Presbyterian Parsonage by Rev. James Carnachan, Mr. John Campbell & Miss Calpurney Bottom of Farmington.
1858 10 JUN D Bowen, Martin d at his home in Knoxville 5th inst, Mr. Martin Bowen in the 70 yr of his age.
1859 16 JUN M Bowman, Mariette L. m at house of L.S. Culver in Osceola Jun 7th by A.K. Bosard, Esq, Mr. Charles G. Gardner & Miss Mariette L. Bowman, both of Brookfield.
1858 15 JUL D Boyden, Abigail d in Wellsboro Sun 11th inst, at the residence of A.B. Root, Mrs. Abigail Boyden of Charleston PA, formerly of Coventry, Chenango Co. NY, aged 77 yrs.
1859 23 JUN M Brooks, Marcus H. m in Nelson Apr 16th by Rev. J. Powell, Marcus H. Brooks, Esq, and Miss Annie Richardson both of Tioga Co. PA.
1858 4 MAR M Brown, Charles m at Osceola Feb 21st by A.K. Bosard, Esq, Mr. Charles Brown, Esq, of Woodhull, NY & Miss Hannah Thompson of the above place.
1859 23 JUN M Buckbee, Prudence m by Rev. J. Powell Jun 15th, Darwin Harding, of Columbia, Bradford Co. PA to Mrs. Prudence Buckbee of Farmington.
1859 23 JUN D Bulkley, Sarah F. see Hotchkiss, Sarah F. (married name)
1858 18 NOV M Bunnell, Thomas m in this village 16th inst by Rev. A.A. Marple, Mr. Thomas Bunnell of Waterville, Lyc. Co. PA, to Miss Francis S. Richards of this village.
1858 4 MAR M Campbell, John m at Nelson Feb 10th at the Presbyterian Parsonage by Rev. James Carnachan, Mr. John Campbell & Miss Calpurney Bottom of Farmington.
1858 4 MAR M Campbell, Phebe m in Nelson Twp, Feb 26th by the Rev. James Carnachan, Mr. Wm. Hoyt & Miss Phebe Campbell.
1858 7 JAN M Carroll, Angeline A. m in Clymer Jan 1st by Rev Amos Chapman, Mr. Joshua A Tanner of Minnesota and Miss Angeline A. Carroll of Pike, Potter Co. PA.
1858 30 DEC M Champney, Isaiah m 19th Dec 1858 by S.B. Barnes, Esq, Mr. Isaiah Champney & Miss Catharine Matilda Phenix of Gaines.
1858 10 JUN M Churchill, Wilbur m in Clyder on the 22nd ult by Rev. D.A. Pope, Mr. Wilbur Churchill of Chatham & Miss Sophia Octavia Beatty of Clymer.
1859 3 DEC M Clark, Albert m in Wellsboro dec 3rd at Thompson's Hotel by Rev. J. Joralemon, Mr. Albert Clark to Miss E.J. Bailey, both of Mansfield.
1858 13 MAY M Clark, Amasa m in Middlebury by Daniel Holiday, Esq, on the 2nd inst Mr. Amasa Clark & Miss Angeline Short all of Chatham.
1859 26 MAY D Clark, Polly d on Sat May 7th Mrs. Polly Clark, wife of Mr. P.M. Clark, aged 50 yrs 10 mos. Funeral held at M. E.. Church in Mansfield the 9th.
1858 24 JUN M Claus, Nelson m in Covington 17th inst, by Rev. T. Miller, Mr. Nelson Claus and Miss Nancy L. Walker all of Charleston.
1859 6 JAN M Clinton, Don m on the 30th Dec 1858 by Rev. N.L. Reynolds, Don Clinton of Addison, NY and Miss Amanda Smith of Chatham.
1858 25 MAR M Crandall, E. P. m in Belle Ewart, Canada West, 4th inst, by Rev. Mr. Stubbs, Mr. E.P. Crandall and Miss Phebe Fisk.
1858 23 SEP D Crowl, Ida d in Springfield, Bradford Co. PA, Mon AM 13th inst, Ida, dau of Andrew & Sarah Crowl of this village, aged 8 yrs, the horses ran away while she was visiting relatives; she was thrown out and seriously injured.
1858 11 FEB M Dimmick, B. F. m in Westfield, Tioga Co. PA, by Charlton Phillips, Esq., B. F. Dimmick and Miss Susan Heshi of Lawrenceville, PA.
1858 25 FEB M Dimmick, B. F. m on the 3rd inst by Charlton Phillips, Esq, B. F. Dimmick of Westfield and Miss Helen Heysham of Beecher's Island, PA.
1858 25 FEB D Dumaux, John d in Wellsboro 18th inst, John Dumaux, aged 42 yrs.
1859 6 JAN M Eastewin, Emma Jane m in Westfield 26th Dec 1858 by Charlton Phillips, Esq, Mr. Gideon B Hackett of Bingham, Potter Co. PA to Miss Emma Jane Eastewin of Alleghany, Potter Co. PA.
1859 10 NOV M English, Stephen m in Wellsboro on the 8th inst, by Rev. A.A. Marple, Mr. Stephen English of Waterville, Lyc. Co. PA, and Miss Sarah E. Stowell of Delmar.
1858 5 AUG M Fishler, George W. m at the Dickinson House, Corning, NY on the 28th Jul by Rev. E.B. Smith, pastor of the First Baptist Church, Mr. Geo. W. Fishler of Wellsburg, NY and Miss Sarah A. Sofield of Morris, Tioga Co. PA.
1858 25 MAR M Fisk, Phebe m in Belle Ewart, Canada West, 4th inst, by Rev. Mr. Stubbs, Mr. E.P. Crandall and Miss Phebe Fisk.
1858 30 DEC M Fisk, William m in Charleston 25th inst, by James Kelley, Esq, Mr. William Fisk and Miss Juliaette Funtley all of Charleston.
1859 25 AUG D Ford, James d in Lawrenceville, Tioga Co. PA on the 18th inst, Hon. James Ford, aged 76 yrs 3 mos. b in Bonham Town, NJ 1783. 1803 became a res of Lindsley Town, NY. 1806 m Maria, eldest dau of Judge Eleazer Lindsley (see obit).
1858 30 DEC M Funtley, Juliaette m in Charleston 25th inst, by James Kelley, Esq, Mr. William Fisk and Miss Juliaette Funtley all of Charleston.
1859 16 JUN M Gardner, Charles G. m at house of L.S. Culver in Osceola Jun 7th by A.K. Bosard, Esq, Mr. Charles G. Gardner & Miss Mariette L. Bowman, both of Brookfield.
1859 10 FEB D Gitchell, Eli d in Sullivan Jan 26th 1859 Rev. Eli Gitchell, in the 76th yr of his age.
1859 6 JAN M Hackett, Gideon B. m in Westfield 26th Dec 1858 by Charlton Phillips, Esq, Mr. Gideon B Hackett of Bingham, Potter Co. PA to Miss Emma Jane Eastewin of Alleghany, Potter Co. PA.
1859 23 JUN M Harding, Darwin m by Rev. J. Powell Jun 15th, Darwin Harding, of Columbia, Bradford Co. PA to Mrs. Prudence Buckbee of Farmington.
1858 8 JUL D Hart, Margaret d in Charleston 3rd inst, Mrs. Margaret, wife of John Hart aged 74 yrs.
1858 29 DEC D Heath, Cyrus d in Middlebury on the 18th inst, Mr. Cyrus Heath, aged 64 yrs.
1859 6 JAN M Heath, Levi m 26th Dec 1858 by Rev. N.L. Reynolds, Mr. Levi Heath of Chatham & Miss Margaret Humphrey of Osceola.
1858 11 FEB M Heshi, Susan m in Westfield, Tioga Co. PA, by Charlton Phillips, Esq., B. F. Dimmick and Miss Susan Heshi of Lawrenceville, PA.
1858 25 FEB M Heysham, Helen m on the 3rd inst by Charlton Phillips, Esq, B. F. Dimmick of Westfield and Miss Helen Heysham of Beecher's Island, PA.
1858 4 MAR M Hibler, Susan m Feb 14th Mr. George Putnam of Jones Co. Iowa, and Miss Susan Hibler of St. Louis, Mo.
1858 12 AUG M Hilburn, C. L. m at St. Mark's Church in Penn Yan, NY on Wed eve Aug 4th by Rev. Wm B. Otis, Capt C.L. Hilburn, Commissary of Subsistance for the Army & Indian Agent, to Miss Mary, dau of Gideon Wolcott, Esq, of Jerusalem.
1859 23 JUN D Hotchkiss, Sarah F. d in Bath, NY May 23rd at the residence of John Hotchkiss, Sarah F., wife of Ira D. Hotchkiss, of Jasper, NY, dau of George & Laura P. Bulkley of Deerfield, aged 27 yrs.
1858 13 MAY D Howland, Elizabeth d at Cedar Run Apr 4th Mrs Elizabeth Howland aged 60 yrs.
1858 4 MAR M Hoyt, William m in Nelson Twp, Feb 26th by the Rev. James Carnachan, Mr. Wm. Hoyt & Miss Phebe Campbell.
1859 6 JAN M Humphrey, Margaret m 26th Dec 1858 by Rev. N.L. Reynolds, Mr. Levi Heath of Chatham & Miss Margaret Humphrey of Osceola.
1859 4 AUG M Hurd, Harriet m 28th Jul by A.J. Sofield, Esq, Mr. Joseph Root and Miss Harriet Hurd of Delmar.
1858 10 JUN M Johnson, L. W. m in Wellsboro on the 7th inst, by Rev. Thomas B. Barker, Dr. L.W. Johnson of Liberty and Miss Mary C. Mathews of Wellsboro.
1859 13 JAN M Jones, Lewis D. m 25th Dec 1858 by Rev. G.C. Baldwin of Troy, NY Mr. Lewis D. Jones of Deleware Co. NY to Miss Jane E. Kirkpatrick of Wellsboro.
1859 13 JAN M Kirkpatrick, Jane E. m 25th Dec 1858 by Rev. G.C. Baldwin of Troy, NY Mr. Lewis D. Jones of Deleware Co. NY to Miss Jane E. Kirkpatrick of Wellsboro.
1858 1 JUL M Leach, Hannah m 11th Jun by Rev D.A. Pope, Mr. Augustus A. Andrews of Middlebury & Miss Hannah Leach of Chatham.
1858 7 JAN M Lee, Mary m Dec 25th by Rev. N.L. Reynolds, Mr. Wm. Wass & Miss Mary Lee all of Chatham.
1858 10 JUN D Lutz, Peter d in Liberty, Jun 1st, Peter Lutz, aged 51 yrs, a former resident of Lebanon Co. PA.
1858 10 JUN M Mathews, Mary C. m in Wellsboro on the 7th inst, by Rev. Thomas B. Barker, Dr. L.W. Johnson of Liberty and Miss Mary C. Mathews of Wellsboro.
1859 10 NOV D Matteson, Jonathan d in Knoxville Oct 30th Mr. Jonathan Matteson, in the 80th yr of his age.
1859 10 NOV N Matteson, Jonathan Letters issued to Jefferson Matteson, Exec., on LW&T of Jonathan Matteson, dec'd.
1858 8 JUL D McKelvy, Elizabeth d in Wellsboro PA Jun 24th Elizabeth, wife of Wm. McKelvy of Bloosmburg, in the 57 yr of her age. She was visiting her son in law, Rev. A.A. Marple. Married 40 yrs.
1858 11 FEB D Morris, Anna d at her residence in Germantown, PA, Tues Jan 26th Anna Morris, wife of the late Samuel Morris, aged 67 yrs.
1859 5 MAY M Morris, Kate m at Mansfield, Tioga Co. PA Apr 27th by Rev. B. Wister Morris, Charles F Swan & Kate, only dau of Joseph P Morris.
1858 7 JAN M O'Dell, Charlotte m at Covington 1st Jan by Elder T. Miller, Mr. Marvin V. Smith of Wellsboro & Miss Charlotte O'Dell of Covington.
1859 23 JUN D Parkhurst, Sarah D. d in Mainsburg May 8th Sarah D., wife of P.D. Parkhurst, aged 30 yrs.
1858 10 JUN D Peake, Abner d on the 22nd Apr in Charleston, Mr. Abner Peake aged 68 yrs 8 mos 10 das
1858 30 DEC M Phenix, Catharine Matilda m 19th Dec 1858 by S.B. Barnes, Esq, Mr. Isaiah Champney & Miss Catharine Matilda Phenix of Gaines.
1859 9 JUN D Phillips, Sarah d at Baltimore MD 2nd day of May, Mrs. Sarah Phillips aged 41 yrs, wife of Samuel Phillips, late of Westfield, dau of Hopestill Beecher, formerly of Beecher's Island.
1858 8 JUL M Pratt, Emily E. m 1st inst by Rev. J.F. Calkins, Mr. Albert E. Avery and Miss Emily E. Pratt both of Richmond.
1858 4 MAR M Putnam, George m Feb 14th Mr. George Putnam of Jones Co. Iowa, and Miss Susan Hibler of St. Louis, Mo.
1858 21 JAN D Putnam, S. M. d in Little Falls, Morrison Co. MN Oct 1st 1857 of typhoid fever, S. M. Putnam in the 24th yr of his age. Born in Covington, Tioga Co. PA.
1858 18 NOV M Richards, Francis S. m in this village 16th inst by Rev. A.A. Marple, Mr. Thomas Bunnell of Waterville, Lyc. Co. PA, to Miss Francis S. Richards of this village.
1859 23 JUN M Richardson, Annie m in Nelson Apr 16th by Rev. J. Powell, Marcus H. Brooks, Esq, and Miss Annie Richardson both of Tioga Co. PA.
1858 24 JUN M Ritter, Cecelia m in Charleston on the 20th inst by James Kelley, Esq, Mr. John Ward and Miss Cecelia Ritter all of Charleston.
1859 4 AUG M Root, Joseph m 28th Jul by A.J. Sofield, Esq, Mr. Joseph Root and Miss Harriet Hurd of Delmar.
1858 10 JUN M Rumsey, Abbie m in Sullivan on the 28th ult by E.A. Fish, Esq, Mr. J.P. Biles of Knoxville and Miss Abbie Rumsey of Sullivan.
1859 11 AUG D Ryon, John Hon. John Ryon was b 1 Jan 1787 in Valley of Wyoming near Wilkesbarre, PA, d at his res in Lawrenceville, Tioga Co. PA 22 Jul. Son of a Rev. soldier who served in Washington's Army (see obit)
1859 8 DEC D Seeley, Sally d in Brookfield Dec 5th Mrs. Sally Seeley, a Rev. pensioner, widow of the late Benjamin Seeley, aged 94 yrs.
1858 20 MAY M Shappee, Nathan R. m in Tioga 12th inst, by Rev. S.J. McCullough, Nathan R. Shappee & Miss Julia C. Shoak.
1858 20 MAY M Shoak, Julia C. m in Tioga 12th inst, by Rev. S.J. McCullough, Nathan R. Shappee & Miss Julia C. Shoak.
1858 13 MAY M Short, Angeline m in Middlebury by Daniel Holiday, Esq, on the 2nd inst Mr. Amasa Clark & Miss Angeline Short all of Chatham.
1859 12 MAY M Simmons, Hiram E. m at Hotel of B.B. Holiday in Wellsboro by A.J. Sofield, Esq, Hiram E. Simmons & Rachel Warriner.
1859 6 JAN M Smith, Amanda m on the 30th Dec 1858 by Rev. N.L. Reynolds, Don Clinton of Addison, NY and Miss Amanda Smith of Chatham.
1858 7 JAN M Smith, Marvin V. m at Covington 1st Jan by Elder T. Miller, Mr. Marvin V. Smith of Wellsboro & Miss Charlotte O'Dell of Covington.
1858 5 AUG M Sofield, Sarah A. m at the Dickinson House, Corning, NY on the 28th Jul by Rev. E.B. Smith, pastor of the First Baptist Church, Mr. Geo. W. Fishler of Wellsburg, NY and Miss Sarah A. Sofield of Morris, Tioga Co. PA.
1859 10 NOV M Stowell, Sarah E. m in Wellsboro on the 8th inst, by Rev. A.A. Marple, Mr. Stephen English of Waterville, Lyc. Co. PA, and Miss Sarah E. Stowell of Delmar.
1859 5 MAY M Swan, Charles F. m at Mansfield, Tioga Co. PA Apr 27th by Rev. B. Wister Morris, Charles F Swan & Kate, only dau of Joseph P Morris.
1858 7 JAN M Tanner, Joshua m in Clymer Jan 1st by Rev Amos Chapman, Mr. Joshua A Tanner of Minnesota and Miss Angeline A. Carroll of Pike, Potter Co. PA.
1858 4 MAR M Thompson, Hannah m at Osceola Feb 21st by A.K. Bosard, Esq, Mr. Charles Brown, Esq, of Woodhull, NY & Miss Hannah Thompson of the above place.
1858 11 MAR M Traverse, Mary Jane m at Wellsboro 26th Feb 1858 by A.J. Sofield, Esq, Jacob Wolfe of Phelps Mills, Clinton Co. PA and Mary Jane Traverse of Delmar.
1858 24 JUN M Walker, Nancy L. m in Covington 17th inst, by Rev. T. Miller, Mr. Nelson Claus and Miss Nancy L. Walker all of Charleston.
1858 24 JUN M Ward, John m in Charleston on the 20th inst by James Kelley, Esq, Mr. John Ward and Miss Cecelia Ritter all of Charleston.
1859 12 MAY M Warriner, Rachel m at Hotel of B.B. Holiday in Wellsboro by A.J. Sofield, Esq, Hiram E. Simmons & Rachel Warriner.
1858 7 JAN M Wass, William m Dec 25th by Rev. N.L. Reynolds, Mr. Wm. Wass & Miss Mary Lee all of Chatham.
1858 23 DEC D Watkins, Abram d in Charleston 14th inst, Mr. Abram Watkins, late of Cattaragus Co. NY, aged 80 yrs.
1859 23 JUN D Watkins, Marion d in Wellsboro 13th May Mrs. Marion Watkins aged 83 yrs late of Cattaragus Co. NY.
1858 12 AUG D Willard, Mary d in Charleston 28th ult, Mary, wife of Joseph Willard, aged 36 yrs.
1858 12 AUG M Wolcott, Mary m at St. Mark's Church in Penn Yan, NY on Wed eve Aug 4th by Rev. Wm B. Otis, Capt C.L. Hilburn, Commissary of Subsistance for the Army & Indian Agent, to Miss Mary, dau of Gideon Wolcott, Esq, of Jerusalem.
1858 11 MAR M Wolfe, Jacob m at Wellsboro 26th Feb 1858 by A.J. Sofield, Esq, Jacob Wolfe of Phelps Mills, Clinton Co. PA and Mary Jane Traverse of Delmar.
1859 27 OCT D Worden, Maria d in Middlebury Oct 13th Mrs. Maria Worden, wife of Thomas Worden, in the 58th yr of her age.
1858 10 MAR M Zink, Christina m on the 7th inst by Rev. J.S. Shade, Mr. Daniel Beck of Jackson Twp, Lyc. Co. PA & Miss Christina Zink of Liberty.


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