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Tri County Clippings- Troy Gazette Register 1903

Typed by Pat MOTT Gobea
These clippings from ancient and fragile newspapers stored above the Troy Gazette-Register office are being typed by Tri-County volunteers for presentation on site. Primarily we are preserving the neighborhood news columns and the obituary, marriage and birth information included in them. I intend also to include articles that show the influences on the lives and attitudes of our local populations at the time, and I will also illustrate the individual pages with ads from the era. Nothing is more revealing of lifestyle than the goods and services available.
The TGR covers the area of all townships surrounding Troy and many neighborhoods have a local column submitted, but not necessarily every week or even every year.
Our thanks goes to the staff of the Troy Gazette-Register for giving us access to this valuable old news so that we can share it with you. There is no better way to understand the culture and customs of our old communities than by sifting through these clippings.  Even the names of some of these old communities have ceased to exist in today's world, but we have them captured and preserved here.  If you do not have the time to enjoy the luxury of sifting through clippings, these will be included in the Partitioned PICO Search Engine which you can reach from current What's New Page of the site. There is a partition just for the TGR Clippings.
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Joyce's Search Tip - August 2008 
Do You Know that you can search just the 239 pages of Troy Gazette-Register Clippings on the site by using the TGR Clippings button in the Partitioned search engine at the bottom of the Current What's New Page
You'll also find obituary and other newspaper clippings using the three county-level Obits by Cemetery buttons and the general Clippings Button. Additional clippings can be found in the Birth, Marriage, and some other partitions. 
Twenty-second Year, #1040, Thursday, January 1, 1903

The twin daughters of Stephen Gernert and wife are reported quite sick.

Will Hackett spent Christmas with his mother, Mrs. Tanner at this place.

Mrs. William Watkins and children of Elmira Heights, are spending the holidays with her sister, Mrs. John Spalding.

Twenty-second Year, #1040 (As is), Thursday, March 12, 1903

Mrs. Swayne of Monroeton, who has been spending some time with her daughter, Mrs. W. E. Sherman, has returned home.

Twenty-second Year, #104139, Thursday, December 17, 1903

The body of Mrs. Wm. Degraw, late of Millport, but formerly of this place, was brought here for burial Saturday, December 5th, She had lived with her sister, Mrs. Mason for a number of years.

Mrs. D. B. Sherman accompanied her brother, J. B. Turz, Saturday, December 5th, from Maine to Wyoming Co., N. Y., the place of their birth to visit another brother and sister who live there.