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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, 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, #11, Thursday, March 14, 1918

Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Buckley and two children of Elmira, spent Sunday and Monday with her father, Dr. Dwyer.

Mr. and Mrs. Egbert Bennett have a note from Camp Meade in which their son, Orin reports himself well and anxious to go “over there.”

Volume LV, #17, Thursday, April 25, 1918

Miss Alice Crediford has returned home from Elmira and is caring at Big Pond for her sister, Mrs. Jeannette Wolcott who is ill.

Mrs. Marguerite Buckley and children of Elmira visited her father, Dr. C. S. Dwyer a few days recently.

Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Thompson and daughter, Kathryn, visited at Mr. Morris Rady’s on Sunday.

Mrs. Claud Fuller and children Bernice and Lawrence are visiting relatives at Shunk.

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

Mrs. Leon Buckley of Elmira visited her father, Dr. C. S. Dwyer on Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Denton Clark of Elmira, visited the former’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Merritt Clark on Sunday.

Mrs. Guy Fuller is at Columbia X Roads caring for her son, Fred Rumsey who has measles and threatened with typhoid fever.

Volume LV, #22, Thursday, May 30, 1918

Mr. and Mrs. Edson Harkness of Elmira, are spending some time at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Warren Huntington.

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

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Crediford of Ulster are visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Crediford of this place.

Mrs. Stewart Thompson and daughter, Kathryn, spent last Monday at the home of the former’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Malay McKay.

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

Mr. and Mrs. Levy Williams and daughters, Margie and Nancy visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Verne Clark on Sunday last.

Volume LV, #25, Thursday, June 20, 1918

Mrs. Bessie Shipman and daughter, Edith came on Monday to spend the vacation with her grandmother, Mrs. J. H. Calkins.

Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Mosher and daughter, Eloise spent Sunday with Mr. Mosher’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Mosher.

Dr. LeRoy Seccomb and wife of Auburn, N. Y., while on a motor trip spent Tuesday at “Elmhurst” with Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Bradford.  Mrs. Seccomb was formerly Miss Aline Coles of Mansfield.

Volume LV, #28, Thursday, July 11, 1918

Mr. and Mrs. Denton Clark and family of Elmira Heights, spent a few days last week at the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Merritt Clark.

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

Mr. and Mrs. Howard Gates and Mrs. Lynn Eastman of Elmira visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Gates on Sunday.

Mrs. Justie Gates and son, Rush and Mrs. Stewart Thompson and daughter, Kathryn and Mr. and Mrs. Mahlon McKay and daughter, Loretta attended the Fletcher reunion at Keystone Park on Saturday last.

Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Thompson and daughter, Kathryn and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dewey and daughter, Helen attended the Fuller reunion at Mansfield on Wednesday last.


Troy Gazette-Register
Troy, Bradford County, PA

Volume LVI, #30, Thursday, July 24, 1919

Mr. and Mrs. Chas. McConnell of Elmira, visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Gates, on Sunday.

Mrs. William Kennedy returned on Tuesday from Washington, D. C., where she has been visiting her son Maxwell for several days.

Volume LVI #31, Thursday, July 31, 1919

Mr. and Mrs. Denton Clark and family of Elmira visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Merritt Clark on Sunday last.

Mr. Eugene Crediford of Athens is visiting his parents Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Crediford for a few days.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rumsey and family of Columbia X Roads visited their parents Mr. and Mrs. Guy Fuller of Sunday last and while here their little son 5 years old became critically ill.  Dr. Campbell was called and pronounced it appendicitis and on Monday Dr. Hawkes and special nurses from the Packer hospital operated upon him and found other serious trouble besides appendicitis.  The child is in a very serious condition.

Volume LVI, #34, Thursday, August 21, 1919

Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Harkness entertained at their home in Newberry, a weekend party in honor of Miss Grace Wheeler whose marriage to Mr. Cory Patterson take place at the home of the brides parents Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Wheeler of Tioga street, Athens, Pa., Saturday, August 23d.  Mr. Patterson was formerly of this community.  Those present were; Mr. and Mrs. George Patterson and son Edw. Miss Ruth Patterson, Miss Lillian Loomis, Mr. Amos Corneby, Miss Grace Wheeler and Mr. Cory Patterson all of Athens.

Volume LVI, #43, Thursday, October 23, 1919

Orrin Bennett, of Elmira visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Egbert Bennett, on Sunday last.

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