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Tri County Clippings- Troy Gazette Register 1913 - 1916 - Yesterday's News

Typed by Pat SMITH Raymond, Pat MOTT Gobea, Elaine Frey
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 Search Engine which you can reach from the "Front Door" of the Tri-County Genealogy & Historysites by Joyce M. Tice. 
West Franklin
Troy Gazette – Register
Troy, Bradford County, PA
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. 



A.L. STREETER of Elmira, accompanied by his friend, Mr. Teller, spent Saturday and Sunday with his sisters, Mrs. D. U. AUSTIN and Mrs. T. S. WILCOX.

Born recently, a son to Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd ANDERSON

Miss Ruby PALMER of Troy, visited her parents Saturday and Sunday.

Mrs. Mary BAXTER and daughter, Pearl, spent the day recently at D. U. AUSTIN’S.


Born recently to Mr. and Mrs. Harry RICE, a daughter, Katherine Elizabeth.

Mrs. Sophronia SMITH is ill.

Miss Jennie CRAYTON of Granville, spent Sunday at her home here.

Bruce McNEAL and family visited at Frank CAREY’s over Sunday.


Mr. and Mrs. A. P. LINDLEY and Misses Lena and Edna SMITH attended the Barrow-Selleck wedding at Burlington Wednesday.

Verne SPENCER of Elmira Heights, returned home Friday.


Miss Maud SCHRADER of New Jersey, is spending her vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bert SCHRADER.

Mr. and Ms. SAXON of Elmira, recently visited his sister, Mrs. C. R. MONTGOMERY.

Mr. and Mrs. A. I. STREETER and sons Henry and Charles, of Elmira, have returned home after spending their vacation with his sisters, Mrs. D. U. AUSTIN and Mrs. T. S. WILCOX.

Mr. and Mrs. William SYKES of Pittston, visited last week at T. S. WILCOX’s.

Harold ANDERSON of Chicago, is visiting relatives in this place.

Mr. and Mrs. Leon CARY mourn the loss of their infant daughter.

Mrs. William GRIFFIN, of Ovid, N.Y., is visiting her sister, Mrs. James HOLCOMBE.

Mr. and Mrs. F. S. WILCOX and daughters, Mable and Rachel, attended the Wilcox reunion at West LeRoy Thursday.


Troy Gazette-Register
Troy, Bradford Co., PA

Volume LII, #8, Friday, February 26, 1915

Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Wilcox were called to Burlington last week Tuesday by the illness of their daughter, Mrs. H. L. Dodge.

Mrs. H. E. Anderson has gone to her new home in Sayre after spending two weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Austin.

Mrs. Walter Anderson and son, Earl visited at Ned Fairbanks’ at LeRoy.

Volume LII, #26, Friday, July 2, 1915

Harry Wilcox has returned to New York City, having spent a few weeks with his parents Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Wilcox.

Mrs. H. E. Taylor of Washington, D. C., is helping care for her brother, Coryell Wiggins, who is very ill.

Volume LII, #45, Friday, November 12, 1915

Glen Varney and family visited their daughter, Mrs. Harry Rice and family in Elmira Sunday.

Mrs. D. U. Austin visited her daughter, Mrs. H. E. Anderson of Elmira Friday and Saturday.

December 1915 issues missing




Volume LIII – Number 3 – Thursday – January 20-1916

J. S. Mott of Binghamton, has returned home after spending a few days with friends in this vicinity.

The Union Ladies’ Aid at Archie Boyce’s was well attended, Proceeds $7.70.

D.U. Austin spent Wednesday in Troy.

Maynard Wilcox is visiting relatives in Elmira and Binghamton.

Word has been received here that Arthur Ross, formerly of this place has undergone an operation for appendicitis.

Volume LIII – Number 6 – Thursday – February 10, 1916

Mrs. John Morse of Laquin, visited her sister, Mrs. O. G. Smiley the first of the week.

Arthur Ross has sufficiently recovered from his recent illness to be able to resume his studies at the Mansfield Normal to which he returned on Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. O. G. Smiley visited their niece, Mrs. James Smith at LeRoy Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. D. U. Austin spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Morton Kelley of West Burlington.

Will Baxter and family visited at Mrs. Hattie Allen’s Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Anderson of Elmira spent the week end with relatives at Burlington and Franklin, returning home Monday afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Truesdale of LeRoy spent Thursday at D. U. Austin’s.

The M.E. Ladies’ Aid meets with Mrs. Fred Rice Thursday for dinner.

Volume LIII – Number 13 – Thursday – March 30, 1916

Mrs. Nellie Lyon is ill with grip.

Mr. and Mrs. D. U. Austin and Mrs. T. S. Wilcox visited at J. S. Mott’s at East Canton on Friday.

Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Lindley visited Sunday at D. U. Austins.