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Tri County Clippings- Troy Gazette Register 1918 - 1919 - Yesterday's News

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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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. 
Volume LV, #12, Thursday, March 21, 1918

Mrs. R. M. Allen and daughter, Margaret were in Canton the first of the week.

Volume LV, #13, Thursday, March 28, 1918

Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Petty and two children, Meredith and Josephine of Fassetts have been visiting E. J. Selleck’s.

Volume LV, #16, Thursday, April 18, 1918

Mrs. Jennie Wilber visited her son, Raymond, at Towanda and friend in Monroeton recently.

Cyril E. Darrow, a bugler of Co. A, 325th Infantry, formerly at Camp Gordon, Atlanta, Georgia, but was recently transferred to Camp Upton.  Long Island, came to his home here Monday for a short stay.  His sister, Miss Myrtle Darrow, came home from Mansfield Normal to see him.

Volume LV, #18, Thursday, May 2, 1918

Miss Lois Freelove of Troy is staying with her grandmother, Mrs. Jennie Wilber.

Volume LV, #23, Thursday, June 6, 1918

Mr. and Mrs. Reed Parkhurst of Sayles and Mr. Lemuel Packard of Alba, were calling at Horace Spencer’s Tuesday.  Mr. Packard and Mr. Spencer aged 78 and 76 were boyhood friends.

Volume LV, #23, Thursday, June 13, 1918

Mrs. Lloyd Darrow received a letter from her son, Cyril E. Darrow last week, Tuesday.  It was written ten miles from London and told of a safe trip across the water.

Mr. and Mrs. LaPort Barrett are staying at the home of their son, Geo. Barrett at Big Pond.

Volume LV, #32, Thursday, August 8, 1918

Ivan Spencer and son, Carlton returned to Elmira last week Tuesday after spending a week at Vern Spencer’s.

Mrs. Leonard Ayres and daughter, Marion are staying at Curtis Petty’s at Gillett.

Volume LV, #34, Thursday, August 22, 1918

Miss Cora Kellogg has been caring for Mrs. Katharine Barbara Wellenhofer at the home of Henry Loomis.  Mrs. Wellenhofer came several weeks ago from Buffalo, N. Y., to visit her daughter, Mrs. Loomis and while here suffered a stroke of paralysis.  She passed away Tuesday morning.  The body will be taken to Buffalo for burial.

Volume LV, #36, Thursday, September 5, 1918

Mr. and Mrs. Allan Gould and son, Richard and Mrs. Ella Beach came down from Elmira Saturday for a visit at Luther Beach’s.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cole and little son, LeRoy of Glenolden, Pa., have been visiting relatives here.

Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Swartwood and Miss Mildred Swartwood attended the funeral of Fred Ayres at Towanda last Saturday.

Volume LV, #45, Thursday, November 7, 1918

Ransseler Johnson, son of Ezra Johnson formerly of this place, has accepted a commission as 2nd Lieutenant.  He is stationed at Camp Upton, N. Y.

Volume LV, #45, Thursday, November 14, 1918

Mrs. Luther Beach was called to Elmira last week, Tuesday on account of the illness of her brother Claude VanKeuren.  On hearing of Mr. VanKeuren’s death, Mr. Beach went to Elmira Sunday.


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Troy, Bradford County, PA

Volume LVI, #2, Thursday, January 9, 1919

Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Swartwood went to Wilkes-Barre Tuesday; called their by the death of Mr. Swartwood’s sister, Mrs. Rose Thompson.

Mrs. Fremont Bolt is ill with influenza at the home of her sister, Mrs. John Cornish at Troy.

Volume LVI, #6, Thursday, February 6, 1919

Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Darrow spent last Saturday with their son, Cyrl at Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Md., where he is recovering from a wound in his knee received Oct. 11 while fighting in the front line trenches in France.

Volume LVI, #8, Thursday, February 20, 1919

Mr. and Mrs. George Barrett of Big Pond, and Mrs. John Cornish of Troy, were at LaPort Barrett’s last week to see their brother, Fred who is very ill.

Volume LVI, #15, Thursday, April 10, 1919

Mr. and Mrs. LaPorte Barrett have received word that their son, Lloyd, of the 37th Division, arrived in New York March 28, and is now at Camp Dix.  Private Barrett has been in France since last June.

Volume LVI, #18, Thursday, May 1, 1919

Miss Cora Kellogg is quite ill at the home of her brother-in-law, Andrew Whitehead.  Her left side is paralyzed.

Volume LVI, #21, Thursday, May 22, 1919

Mrs. Lura Adams of Athens was a guest at the home of her brother M. C. Swartwood, week before last.

Volume LVI, #23, Thursday, June 5, 1919

Mrs. B. D. Phillips and daughter Priscilla have returned from a visit at Osceola, PA.

Volume LVI, #25, Thursday, June 19, 1919

Miss Ruth Stanton of E. Troy is spending the summer with her sister, Mrs. Herman Darrow.

Volume LVI, #32, Thursday, August 7, 1919

Mrs. George Barrett of Big Pond has been quite ill at the home of her father-in-law, LaPort Barrett.

Volume LVI, #35, Thursday, August 28, 1919

Mrs. J. E. Everitt and son Edward of Sayre have been visiting at Andrew Whitehead’s and with other friends.

Volume LVI, #36, Thursday, September 4, 1919

Miss Myrtle Darrow went Tuesday to Ft. McHenry, Maryland, to see her brother Cyril who is in the hospital.

Volume LVI, #39, Thursday, September 25, 1919

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Allen (nee Florence Pepper) of Walworth, N.Y., spent last week at the home of their uncle, A. T. Whitehead.

Volume LVI, #45, Thursday, November 6, 1919

Mrs. Josie Swain and little grandson, Robert Lucas, of Elmira, have been visiting at Luther Beach’s and with other friends here.  Mrs. Swain with her son and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Max Lucas expects to start for Pasadena, Cal., about Dec. 1st.

Miss Reta Pepper is spending a few days with her cousin, Irene Whitehead.

Volume LVI, #48, Thursday, November 27, 1919

Mrs. Lura Adams who has been visiting at the home of her brother, Monroe Swartwood, went to M. C. Allen’s at Monroeton, for a visit.

Volume LVI, #51, Thursday, December 18, 1919

Mrs. Jennie Wilber is home from a two weeks visit with her daughter, Mrs. Harry Freelove at Troy.

Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Barrett have been visiting a few days at the home of their brother, George Barrett at Big Pond.

Raymond Beach is home from a visit at the home of his uncle, Allan Gould who has moved from Elmira to a farm near Sullivanville.

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