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From Newspaper Records from Tioga County PA , Volume Compiled 1988 - Previously Unpublished, Births, Deaths & Marriages abstracted from the Mansfield Advertiser 1901-1905 by Mary Kingsley.  All data copied from newspaper file as it appeared in the record using their spelling. 

Copies sent by James Streeter, Retyped by Pat Mott Gobea, Formatted and published by Joyce M .Tice 2011

1902 Births 1902 Marriages 1902 Deaths one 1902 Deaths two Return to Volume Table of Contents
Note - Date is date of newspaper edition, NOT date of event.
1902 17-Dec D Andrus, Mrs. Amanda d. Troy at her bro's. (Thomas Comfort) "last Sat.", a fall
1902 24-Dec D Argetsinger, Ruby Soper (Mrs. James), d. Mansfield Dec. 22nd, b. Rutland Feb. 7th 1848 to George W. Soper, had: George & Leon, Rochester, N.Y. & Minnie, Kathryn & Dee at home
1902 17-Dec D Atkin, Allen d. Westfield (no date), buried "last Sat.", bro of Mrs. Harrison of Westfield
1902 17-Sep D Austen child of Daniel of Morris Run buried Mainesburg "last Wed."
1902 19-Feb D Austin, Mrs. Joel H. d. Goshen, Ind., Jan. 29th, age 70 yrs., 5 mos., 27 das., b. Irena Amanda Ludington at Sullivan Twp., Tioga Co., Pa. and m. J. H. Austin May 10th 1852; had 3 children: Emery E. of Goshen, Ind.; Wellington of Englewood, Chicago, Ill. And Phoebe Myrtille Burkley of near Middlebury (Indian?); sister of Mrs. J. C. Fuller of Mansfield
1902 12-Mar D Austin, Mrs. Mary d. Mar. 3rd in Yates Co., N.Y., age 73, former Tioga Co. resident, left: Enoch of Mainesburg; George & Mrs. Enos Cleveland of Rutland: Mrs. William Watkins, Wellsboro; Mrs. Leonard Hall, Benton, N.Y.; Mrs. Sherman Marble, Lambs Creek; Joel of Mansfield; William of Penn Yan, N.Y.; buried Mainesburg Cem.
1902 14-May D Avery, F. C. d. Wellsburg, N.Y. "Sat.", father of N. B. Avery of Roseville, funeral held and buried at Roseville. Left 3 sons: Harry, Will & Mark & 2 daus.: Rowena & Amy
1902 9-Jul D Bailey, Burr R. d. Mansfield July 5th, age 59 yrs., 4 mos., 20 das., bu. Richmond Twp. to Robert & Mary Holden Bailey; left 4 sis.; Mrs. A. F. Gaylord, Blossburg; Mrs. Ananias Richmond, Mansfield; Mrs. George Baker, Rutland Twp. & Mrs. George Hollands, Hornellsville & 6 half-bros.; Frederick, Elmira; Carl, Elkland & Elton L. of Syracuse; buried Hope Cem., Mansfield
1902 8-Jan D Bailey, Charles d. Reese Hill, funeral at Hills Creek "Last Fri." (colored)
1902 6-Aug D Bailey son to A. Word Bailey Aug. 4th (Mardin items). This baby d. Aug. 5th
1902 19-Mar D Baker, Emmet d. Troy "Sun.", a former res. Of Rutland Twp.
1902 24-Sep D Baker, Floyd d. Athens "last Mon.", left several children, former res. Of Rutland Twp.
1902 27-Aug D Baker, Mrs. Frank d. Wellsboro Aug. 14th, age 69, a native of Bermany but been here 50 yrs., left: Mrs. Henry Noelk, Charleston; Edward G. & Frank L. of Wellsboro
1902 10-Dec D Baker, William d. in Philippines "a year ag." body brought to Westfield for burial
1902 23-Jul D Barnes, Frank d. Addison, N.Y. "Mon.", railroad accident, funeral "today" at Lambs Creek, age 30, unmarried, buried Hope Cem., Mansfield
1902 9-Jul D Bastian, Joseph d. Liberty June 30th, age 85, "a long-time resident."
1902 19-Feb D Baxter, Mrs. Lucy d. Elkland Feb. 8th, measles, age 74, widow of Henry who d. "last Dec."
1902 6-Aug D Beach, J. Linn did not die in Philipp9ines as reported "some moths ago."
1902 31-Dec D Beach, Stephen W. d. Mansfield Dec. 27th, b. Mina, Chatauqua Co., N.Y. June 25th 1841, m. Aug. 14th 1860 Jenette McConnell, d. of cancer, buried Oakwood Cem., Mansfield, left 2 sons - Newton M. & Collie J.; also 3 bros & 3 sis.
1902 26-Mar D Bellis, Ephraim d. Wellsboro Mar. 23rd, age 77, father of Mrs. H. E. Raesley
1902 24-Dec D Black, Cornell d. Canton "last Wed." hit by train, left 2 sons & 4 daus.
1902 26-Nov D Blackwell, Miss Lillian  d. Towanda (no date), dau. Of ex-recorder B. & relative of Mansfield Blackwell
1902 27-Aug D Bliss, Mrs. John d. Charleston Twp. "last Wed." age 82, been there over 50 yrs., left: Dwight, William, John J., George, Lloyd B. & Charles - all of Charleston Twp.
1902 23-Jul D Bloss at Morris Run, Mrs. Mary Bloss, for many yrs. Of Covington (no date)
1902 14-May D Borden, Robert J. d. Wellsboro age 58 (no date)
1902 31-Dec D Borg, Olaf d. Richmond Twp. "Sun.", age 70, a native of Sweden, 2 sons; John & August; 3 daus. Mrs. Fletcher, Mainesburg, Bertha & Anna. Buried Hope Cem., Mansfield
1902 8-Jan D Boughtin, Lewis d. Tioga "last week Sun.", had a stroke, left 1 son E. M. Boughtin of Wellsboro, 2 daus. Hannah & Harriet, Tioga
1902 23-Apr D Bowen, Mrs. Martha d. East Charleston "last Fri.", b. in Sullivan Twp. Sep. 3rd 1847, m. Thomas Bowen Jan. 1st 1870; left 3 daus.; Mrs. W. O. Jenkins, Covington; Mrs. Dwight Bailey of East Charleston; Mrs. Lottie Boyce, formerly of Covington; also 2 bros. Stillman Baity of Shumway Hill & Elias Baity of Canoe Camp & 1 sis. Mrs. Enos Rose of Sullivan Twp.; buried East Charleston Cem.
1902 9-Apr D Bradford, Daniel d. Troy "Sat. last" in 71st yr., cancer, buried at Card Cem. Near Sylvania b. Mar. 16th 1831 to Joseph R. Bradford, m. Mar. 1853 Miss Melinda Card, dau. Of late Robert Card. One son Fred D.; also 2 bros. Dr. L. J. Bradford of Voltus & William H. of South Sioux City, Neb.
1902 3-Sep D Brewster, Chauncey res. Of Campbelltown, N.Y., d. at Southport, N.Y. "last Thur.", bro. of Allen Brewster of Lambs Creek & Mrs. C. A. Gaylord of Mansfield, age 56, left 1 son & 2 daus., buried at Campbells.
1902 24-Sep D Brewster, Chauncy b. June 7th 1845 & d. Sept. 4th, age 57 yrs. 2 mos., 27 ds., he m. April 26th 1866 Miss Mary J. Shakespeare, had 1 son Walter of Elmira & 2 daus. Left 1 bro. Allen of Lambs Creek, 2 sis. Mrs. Watrous of Watrous & Mrs. Charles Gaylord of Mansfield
1902 12-Nov D Briggs, Mrs. Joseph P. d. Elmira "last week" suicide (nee Rhoda Terry of Troy)
1902 4-Jun D Brockway, Dr. F. W. d. near Breesport, N.Y. "Fri.", wagon accident, res. of Erie, N.Y.
1902 8-Oct D Brown, Mrs. Thadeus d. Elmira Heights "Mon." in 61st yr., cancer, mother of W. H. Olney; funeral & burial at Mansfield (Hope Cem.)
1902 5-Nov D Bryan, (Bryant) Mrs. A. Mabel d. Elmira, age 83, widow of Allen Boardman Bryan, funeral on "Thur.", mother of: Mrs. Emory Davis, Mrs. Henry Clark, Mrs. Levi Barber, Mrs. Eva S. Hart & Hi Bryan, all of Elmira; Mrs. C. E. (Ed) Barber, Covington, Mrs. Kate McIntyre "in the west"; grandmother of L. D. Hart, Mansfield 
1902 30-Apr D Brystom infant of Lars of Arnot d. age 1
1902 5-Feb D Buchanan, Abram d. near Austinville "last Sat." in 70th yr., left 1 dau. & 1 son
1902 4-Jun D Buck, Miss Lena A. d. Mansfield "Sun.", result of wagon accident Fri., dau. of Norman Buck, age 26 yrs., 3 mos., 26 das.; left 3 bros. Bart of Hornellsville, N.Y.; Frank of Columbia X-roads & Leon of Ridgeway; buried Hope Cem., Mansfield
1902 8-Oct D Buck, Pearl O. d. at "Gaines Sat." in railroad accident, age 34, unmarried, bro. Of E. E. Buck of Wellsboro & res. At Westfield
1902 19-Feb D Bullock, Miss Melinda M.  d. Springfield, Bradford Co. "Sat." (Mardin Items)
1902 3-Sep D Burdick, Charles d. near Nelson, res. Of Holden Brook, "dropped dead."
1902 20-Feb D Burr, Mrs. Charles d. 13 Feb. 1901 at Covert age 50 yrs. d. of parylis. She was formerly, Mrs. Wm. (Elizabeth) Dewey. Funeral & bur. Mainsburg. Survived by 2 daus., several bros. & sis. 
1902 26-Nov D Burrows, Mrs. Margaret A.  d. Canton "last week" b. in 1827, left 2 children: Harry A. & Mrs. Charles Davis
1902 8-Jan D Burton, Hazel d. Lawrenceville (no date, dau. Of Leonard, d. age 5 yrs., 10 mos., funeral and burial at Mansfield (Hope Cem.) "Sun."
1902 4-Jun D Carey, Clarence E. of Wellsboro d. of illness in the Philippines, age 20 son of John Carey of Wellsboro
1902 19-Mar D Carmer, Mrs. Higley (nee Mary Bly) d. in Potter Co. "last week Tue.", age 43 apoplexy, a niece of Miss Ella Shaw of Mansfield
1902 8-Oct D Carr, Roy d. Corning "last Sat." of appendicitis, age abt. 32, unmarried had been in Mansfield 1847-97, home was at Manhattan, near Gaines.
1902 9-Jul D Cass, Mrs. Anjelia d. Canoe Camp last Sun. in 89th yr., b. Susquehanna Co., Pa., widow of Augustus Cass; left 2 daus.: Mrs. I. P. Lownsbery of Canoe Camp & Mrs. P. N. Tuttle of Lambs Creek & 1 son - M. A. Cass, Canoe Camp
1902 19-Nov D Cheesman, Rev. J. well-known in Cowanesque Valley d.
1902 14-May D Clark, Mrs. George E. of Galeton d. "last Sat." at Hornellsville Sanitarium in 21st yr., niece of Mrs. Asa Cleveland of Mansfield & nee Lelia Robbins. She left 2 children, buried Hope Cem., Mansfield
1902 9-Apr D Clark, Col. Melvin Lewis d. Mansfield "last Fri." in 62st yr., uremic poisoning, b. near Mansfield April 10th 1840 to Phineas M. & Polly Budd Clark, m. Jan. 3rd 1866 Sara Beach (dau. Of Lyman Beach) & left 4 sons: Jay H. of Harrisburg; Howard B. of Williamsport; Budd A. of Mansfield & Fordyce M. of Brooklyn, N.Y.; also 2 bros. left (of 5 children); George M. of New York & Albert of Seattle & 1 1/2 bro. Frank A. of Mansfield; 3 sis. Mrs. Emily Phelps of New York; Mrs. Clara Clisby of Atlanta, Ga.; Mrs. Elizabeth Grosa of Chicago
1902 7-May D Clark, William d. ---, son of Clarence of Covington
1902 3-Sep D Clements, Mrs. Joseph d. Mansfield "last evening" age about 50, consumption, left several children
1902 1-May D Cleveland, Mrs. Carl (Anna Erdine Goodall) Cleveland d. Richmond Twp. 27 Apr. 1901 age 29 left infant son 8 days old, parents: thomas Goodall, 3 sis. 3 bro. Bur. Goodall Ce.m.
1902 31-Dec D Cole, Mrs. Mary Adams d. Tioga "last Sun.", age 77, youngest of 12 of Lyman & Sophia Dams, native of Mass. Who moved here from Oneonta, N.Y. in 1804. She m. Dr. A. J. Cole in Bradford Co., left 2 sons: Charles of Tioga & Eugene of Mansfield; & 2 daus. Lillian (Mrs. F. W.) Clark of Mansfield & Mamie (Mrs. Thomas) Hewitt of Penfield, Pa.; burial at Tioga
1902 21-May D Coleman, Mrs. Frank A. (nee Elouise Updyke) d. "last week" in Pittsburgh, left 1 son, to be buried Liberty, N.Y., M.S.N.S. '88, a cousin of Mrs. T. W. Judge of Mansfield
1902 27-Aug D Comfort, George  George Comfort, d. ---, buried at Mainesburg "Sun.", uncle of Jesse Comfort & Mrs. Sanford Johns of Painter Run, age 65, left "a large family of children," Civil War vet.
1902 7-May D Cook child of Martin of Blossburg d. "last Wed." at Chester Welch's in Frost Settlement
1902 19-Feb D Cook, Miss William d. ---, funeral at Blossburg "Sun.", sis of John & James Sampson of Hills Creek and aunt of Robert, George & Joseph Abernathy of Mardin
1902 24-Dec D Coons, Samuel F. d. near Covingtion "last Wed." in 68th yrs., funeral held in Canton, left (by lst wife); Mrs. Henry Schrader of Canton, John of Corning, Iowa; George M. of Richmond Twp.; (by 2nd wife); Harry, Samuel, Fidelia, Clara & Edna all at home; also bro. G. M. Coons of Canton
1902 8-Jan D Costley, Bryon J. d. Pittsburgh "last Sat." age 43, left widow, former res. Mansfield, train accident, a native of Knoxville
1902 5-Feb D Crippen, George d. Mansfield "Sun.", pneumonia, b. Sullivan Twp. Apr. 11th 1833 to Asa & Betsy Backer Crippen - one of 5, had been m. twice & had: A. M. Crippen & Mrs. George Horton, both of Mansfield, also sister, Mrs. Aaron Squire of Mansfield: buried Hope Cem., Mansfield
1902 27-Aug D Cruttenden  son of Ernest of Hazelton d. (no date), former res. Of Lambs Creek
1902 29-Jan D Cummings, Dwight of Keeneyville, d. "Sat." age 83, buried there, father of Dr. Cummings of Oswayo
1902 12-Mar D Cummings, Mrs. Polly Hunt d. Mansfield, Mar. 6th, b. Mansfield Apr. 4th, 1832 to Samuel Hunt, m. Dec. 12th 1852 to Lawton Cummings; left: Nettie S., John Lee & Ida Belle; buried Hope Cem., Mansfield
1902 29-Jan D Cushing, Michael of Corning, N.Y., d. Mt. Morris, N.Y., railroad accident, hus. Of former Bridgey Kinney of Mansfield, cousin of Mrs. E. C. Wood of Mansfield
1902 1-Jan D Czerneskie, Stock of Antrim d. mine accident "last week Tues.", age 25, unmarried
1902 30-Apr D Dacy, Timothy, Sr. d. at Covington Apr. 24th, buried at Catholic Cem., Blossburg
1902 10-Sep D Dales, Mrs. Myra d. Delmar Twp. "last Thurs." age 33
1902 16-Apr D Dartt, Eli d. Falls Creek, Pa. of pneumonia (no date) son of Orson B. Dartt of Wellsboro
1902 29-Oct D Davis, John d. Lansing Oct. 20th, age 70, gangrene
1902 24-Dec D Davis, John H. formerly of Morris Run, d. "last Thur." of Rossiter, Pa., suicide, wife d. last yr. Leaving infant son
1902 9-Jul D Davis, Mrs. Thomas L. d. Charleston (no date) funeral on "Sun.", possbile suicide
1902 10-Sep D Dewey, Mrs. Fanny  d. Sullivan Twp. Sept. 8th, was oldest of 11 children of James B. & Asenath Dewey, left 1 child, Mrs. E. G. Rumsey, Isle of Pines, Cuba; 3 bros. Left: emory of St. Charles, Minn.; Addison of Sullivan Twp.; Henry, Wellsburg, N.Y.
1902 22-Jan D Dorsett, Mrs. P. R. d. Mansfield "Mon." Jan. 20th in the 78th yr. (See Jan. 29th 1902)
1902 29-Jan D Dorsett, Mrs. Sophronia A.  was born Guilford, N.Y. Jul. 27th 1824 to Oliver & Mary Phelps. To Nelson, Pa. 1827 - to Mansfield 1841, m. Nov. 7th 1849 P. R. Dorsett & had: charley & Ella (d. young), George of Jersey Shore, Olive (Mrs. Charles) Holden, Henrietta (Mrs. Augustus) Bodine. Also 2 bros. left: A. J. Phelps of Syraceus & Hiram of Elkland
1902 15-Jan D Doty, Erma d. Jobs Corners "yest.", age 14, dau. Of Edward 
1902 17-Dec D Doud, H. R. d. Ulysses Nov. 29th, grippe & rheumatism, buried Ulysses Cem., b. at Mainesburg Dec. 22nd 1835, m. Mar. 1858 Miss Eleanor Spencer, they had: Charles S., Jackson Summit; Belle & Coleman of Ulysses; Mrs. W. F. French, Spring Mills, N.Y.; Mrs. Frank Cole & Mrs. F. Dorland, Jackson Summit; 2 chidlren dec'd; Mrs. Flora Reiger & Mrs. Mable Jennings. His father, Peleg W. (age 92), 2 bros. Warren & Omer & sis. Mrs. Daniel Rumsey, all res. Mainesburg
1902 19-Feb D Drake, John B. d. "last Thur." at Goshen, Ind., age nearly 76, been there since 1858 when he left Mansfield; he m. Frances Gates, dau. Of George Gates of Columbia X-roads, had 5 children; left: Mrs. C. L. Langraver, Mrs. Joseph Burns & Edward E. Drake all of Goshen.
1902 15-Jan D Edwards, A. Prof. d. Westfield "Thur.", railroad accident
1902 23-Jul D Elliott, Dr. Walter V. d. Elmira, N.Y. "Sun." of typhoid pneumonia, age 40 yrs., 10 mos., only surviving son of T. D. Elliott, b. at Cherry Flats, left 1 sis. Mrs. Clark Peake of Wellsboro, no children. Buried Woodlawn Cem., Elmria.
1902 7-May D Erway, Leon of Catlin Hollow d. ---, funeral on "Sun."
1902 24-Dec D Farr, Mrs. Mary A. d. Tioga "last week Mon." age 89, native of Grafton, Vt., left sons; Abram of Tioga & C. B. of Williamsport
1902 8-Oct D Finder, Gus. D. Morris Run of typhoid and pneumonia (no date.  
1902 27-Aug D Fish, Bert d. at Coalport "last week Tue." in mines, son of H. G. Fisch of Arnot, buried Arnot
1902 14-May D Fish, Charles d. Punxsatawney (no date), funeral & burial at Blossburg "Thur."
1902 6-Aug D Foster, William A. d. Greenfield, Mass., age 65, formerly of Fall Brook railroad
1902 17-Dec D Fowler, Mrs. John d. Wellsboro "last Fr." of paralysis, age 59, dau. Of Owen Eames & b. in Covington
1902 19-Mar D Frost dau. Of Frank of Frost Settlement d. "last week Sun.", whooping cough
1902 5-Nov D Frost, Selah d. Rutland Twp. "last Sat." age abt. 81, paralysis, left: John, Samuel, Goerge, & Mrs. George Luckey
1902 29-Jan D Furman, Mrs. Philo d. near Wellsboro "last Tue.", burned in fire
1902 14-May D Gardiner, Mrs. Joh D. Arnot (no date) at her granddau's. (Mrs. George Auld)
1902 26-Feb D Gardner, Mrs. John d. at Elmira, N.Y.; buried at Blossburg (no date)
1902 5-Mar D Garrison dau. Of Bert (or Burke) of Rutland Twp. d. at her maternal grandmother's (Mrs. W. H. Benson) in Roseville "Mon." of memb. Croup.
1902 19-Nov D Gerow, Miss Bertha d. East Charleston "a short time ago."
1902 5-Mar D Gerow child to James of East Charleston buried there
1902 19-Mar D Gillett, Mrs. Susan d. (where?) Mar. 6th, age 73 yrs., 10 mos., 9 das., widow of S. S. Gillett late of Mansfield, funeral at Keeneyville; a native of Tioga Co.; left 1 dau., Mrs. J. W. Stringfellow & 2 sons, also 2 bro. & 2 sis.
1902 25-Jun D Grant, Mrs. William d. Arnot suddenly of heart trouble
1902 19-Feb D Green, Mrs. Abram d. Wellsboro (no date) paralysis, m. twice, among 7 survinving children; Mrs. Daniel Bacon, Mrs. Thurman Patterson & Mrs. Sylvester Houghton of Wellsboro & Mrs. William Herrington of Coudersport
1902 10-Sep D Griffin, Martin F. d. at Stokesdale Junction "last week,: found on the tracks, former res. Of Jersey Shore
1902 1-Oct D Griffin, Editor William C. of Austin, Pa., d. (no Date), heart trouble, wife was Jennie M. dau. of John M. Hammond of Osceola, she d. "last March", left 3 children, he buried at Osceola
1902 26-Nov D Grinnell, Herman "an aged Blossburg resident is dead."
1902 14-May D Gustin, Mrs. Jane d. Troy at her brother John Hustin's age 86 (no date)



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