Northern New York Journal

A weekly newspaper published in Watertown, NY ,1849-1866, by Geo. W. Smith & H.S. Noble. Formerly the Northern State Journal.

Published Wednesdays.

Northern New York Journal
published Watertown, NY: Jan.-Dec. 1853:

January 12, 1853, p. 1:

On the eve of the 4th inst., at the house of Mr. James Waley?, by the Rev. M. Adams, Mr. JOHN TOLES, of Greene, Chenango Co., to Miss HARRIET POTTER of this town.
At Plessis, on the 25th Dec. 1852, by Jason Clark, Esq., Mr. BENJAMIN GARNER to Miss BETSEY CARTER.

At Plessis, on the 1st inst., by Jason Clark, Esq., Mr. JAS. R. PAUL of Pitcairn, St. Lawr. Co. to Miss MARGARET VAN NORMAN of Alexandria.

At Pierrepont Manor, Jan. 3, 1853, of pulmonary consumption, HARVEY A. EARLL, age 28 years and 7 months.

In Adams, on the 1st inst., Mr. JOHN DEMPSTER CLARK, printer, age 21 years.

In Adams, Jan. 1, at the residence of her son, A. H. Redway, MRS. AZUBAH REDWAY, age 82 years and 2 months.

In Rodman, on the 6th inst. MRS. PHOEBE D. MOODY, relict of the late EPAPHRAS MOODY, age 71 years.

January 19, 1853, p. 1:

In LeRay, on the 11th inst., by Rev. J. S. Bingham, Mr. WM. HOVEY, of Blenheim, C.W., to Miss SARAH J. HALL.

At Plessis, on the 11th inst., by Rev. Mr. Ferguson, Mr. M. AUGSBURY to Miss MINERVA, daughter of W. SHURTLIFF, Esq., of Plessis.

At Natural Bridge, on the 12th inst., by Wm. D. Levis, Esq., Mr. HORACE D. ROOD, to Miss ARTENSIA PATTERSON, all of Champion.

In this village on the 7th inst., MRS. ABIGAIL HATHAWAY, age 74 years.

On Sunday the 16th inst. On Pillar Point, HULDAH JANE, youngest daughter of J. D. and MARY INGERSON, age 6 years, 4 months and 18 days, of inflammation.

January 26, 1853, p. 1:

In Orleans on the 16th inst., Mr. LORENZO SHED, age 17 years and 11 months.

At Theresa on the 18th inst. Mr. LUTHER CLARKE, age 56 years.

In Ellisburgh, on the 10th inst. Mr. WM. CASE, in the 75th year of his age. He was a resident of the town of Ellisburgh about forty years. His funeral sermon preached on the 12th inst., by Rev. J. H. Stewart.

In Rodman, Dec. 26, of erysipelas and congestive fever, HUBERT M., only son of MILO and MARY A. LAWRENCE, age 6 years and five months.

April 6, 1853, p. 1:

In Zion Church, Pierrepont Manor, on the morning of the 31st ultimo, by the Rev. C. B. Ellsworth, Miss NANCY M. EARLL, of the above place, to ELIHU B. SILVERS, M.D., of Rahway, N.J.

In Pamelia, on the 4th instant, MARY NAOMI McDONALD, daughter of DANIEL McDONALD, in the 5th year of her age.

In Terre Haute, Indiana, on the 25th ultimo, of brain fever, after an illness of three days, WATSON H. TAGGART, age 24 years.

At the residence of Dr. Kimball, Rutland, Monday morning, April 4, MRS. A. BROOKS, widow of CURTIS G. BROOKS in the 69th year of her age.

April 20, 1853, p. 3:

On the 14th instant, at Hyde Settlement, Broome Co., by Z. Paddock, D.D. Of Binghamton, Mr. JOSEPH ATWELL, merchant of Theresa, to Miss MARY, daughter of CHARLES BEACH, Esq., of the former place.

In Lorraine, on the morning of the 16th inst., after an illness of a few days, MOSES BROWN, Esq., age about 40 years.

At the Residence of Gen. Abner Baker, in this village, on the 18th inst., his nephew, B. BAKER BENNETT, son of widow S. A. BENNET, age 5 years, 3 months and 2 days. Funeral at the residence of Gen. A. Baker at 10 o'clock Wednesday.

April 27, 1853, p. 1:

In Clayton, on the 20th instant, by the Rev. Mr. Lyon, Mr. WESLEY PUTNAM to Miss CAROLINE C. PUTNAM, both of Clayton.


This entry written in pencil:

EMILY COLWELL, age 20 years of consumption.

In this village on Friday, April 22d of consumption, MRS. MARIA J. PHILLIPS, age 25 years, eldest daughter of J. WINGATE.

May 4, 1853, p. 1:

At Antwerp, on the 28th ultimo, by Rev. C. B. Pond, Mr. WM. HALL and Miss MARY LAPHAM, all of the above place.

Next entry cut out.

At the residence of his son-in-law, J. Ballard, in Champion, on Sunday morning last, GEO. SHEPARD, Esq., of Turin, late sheriff of Lewis County, age 51 years.

In this village, on the 30th ult., of consumption, Mr. JULIUS TRIPP, age about 56 years.

At South Rutland, on the 29th ult., age 73 years, Mr. JOEL WEBB, one of the oldest settlers of that part of the town of Rutland.

June 8, 1853, p. 3:

In this village on the 31st ult, EDWARD, son of Mr. L. D. and MARY MACK, age 5 years.

In this town, on the 8th inst., MARY, wife of Mr. JAMES PARKER, age about 40 years. Funeral on Thursday at 10 o'clock, at the house.

June 15, 1853, p. 1:

In Pamelia, on the 2d inst., by the Rev. H. O. Tilden, Miss LUCRETIA L. JENKS of Pamelia, to Mr. MARON CLARK, of Ellisburgh.

Died entry cut out of issue.

June 22, 1853, p. 4:

In Sackets Harbor, June 13, ABNER HARRIS, age 84 years, father of the Editor of the Farmer.

In Watertown, on Thursday 16th inst., of scarlet fever, WILLIAM, son of JOHN BLACK, age about 16 years.

Additional death notice cut out.

July 13, 1853, p. 2:


Married notice cut out of issue.

Died: On the 12th instant, of consumption, MRS. CYNTHIA WRIGHT, widow of the late CALVIN WRIGHT, age 43 years. Her funeral will be attended at the Arsenal Street Church on Wednesday, 13th inst., at 4 o'clock p.m.

At the residence of her father, near Burrville, on the 26th inst., Miss CAROLINE W., eldest daughter of Mr. SEPTIMUS ADAMS, age 42 years. Her funeral was attended in the Union Church at Burrville, on the 28th where a large concourse of neighbors and friends assembled to sympathize with the bereaved.

July 27, 1853, p. 1:

In Syracuse, 17th inst., by Rev. D. H. Kingsley of Candlus?, GEORGE TERWILLIGER, editor of the Syracuse Daily Journal, to Miss MATILDA H., daughter of JOHN FOWLER, of Syracuse.

In this village on the 21st inst., of consumption, MRS. SUSAN HOARD, wife of C. B. HOARD, Esq., age 44 years.

September 7, 1853, p. 4:

In Cape Vincent, Aug. 23, by Rev. E. A. Holbrook, Mr. CHARLES P. MORRISON, to Miss MARGARET DEMMING, both of Cape Vincent.

By Rev. P. Snyder, Aug. 27th, ARCHIBALD BARNETT, to Miss ELIRA WHITE, all of this place.

By the same, same day, HENRY J. ROGERS, to Miss HANNAH JACKSON both of this place.

At Alexandria Bay, on the 25th inst., Mr. ROBERT H. TOZER, age 63 years.

In Rutland, Aug. 12th, MARY E., youngest daughter of RUFUS HOWLAND, deceased, age 23 years, 6 months.

September 14, 1853, p. 2:

At Bellville, August 30, by Rev. J. B. Foote, MR. WILLARD FARWELL? To MRS. CAROLINE SMITH both of Hounsfield.

In Watertown, on September 13th, by Rev. J. S. Holme, Mr. HENRY S. RUGG, and MRS. LAURA H. HILL, all of Watertown.


Extremely poor copy for this issue.

Of yellow fever, on the 24th August, on board steamer from New Orleans to St. Louis, MRS. JULIA A. FISH, wife of the Ref. JOHN F. FISH Chaplain U. S. Army, and daughter of JOHN MUNFORD, Esq., of Port Jervis, Orange Co., NY

At Lewisburgh, on Friday morning, 9th inst., ANN, wife of __________unreadable, and eldest daughter of D. D. REMNER? Of Watertown.

September 21, 1853, p. 1:

At the Globe Hotel in this village on the 13th inst., by Rev.J. H. Stewart, Mr. ANDREW BIRMINGHAM, of LeRay, to Miss JULIA GRANT, of Morristown, NY.

In this village, on the 20th inst., by the Rev. J. S. Holmes, Mr. HENRY SCRIBNER and MRS. ABBY, daughter of GEO. FURNHAM, Esq., all of Watertown.

In the city of Buffalo, of dysentery, on the 14th inst., MRS. CLARKE RICE, wife of CLARKE RICE, Esq., of this village, age 57 years 4 months.

In this town on the 5th inst., Mr. SIMEON WOODRUFF, age 80 years. He was born in Litchfield, CT June 7, 1773, and was truly a pioneer. He came to this town in company with his brother, Benjamin, In October 1799 and purchased lands of Mr. Low, in the Eastern part of this town, subsequently denominated the Woodruff Settlement. His family then consisted of his wife and daughter, the latter now the widow of the late CHARLES HOLLOWAY, of Hounsfield. His oldest son, FELIX, was the first male born in town that survived to manhood. During the year 1806 he was felled by fever, and while recovering, from imprudence in labor, destroyed his constitution and was again lain upon a sickbed from which he did not rise for three years. He leaves 11 children, 36 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, an aged widow, a large circle of other relations, together with all who knew him, to mourn his loss.

September 28, 1853, p. 3:

In this village, Sept. 20, by Rev. Isaac Brayton, Mr. WALTER SCRIBNER, merchant, to Miss HARRIET A. KIMBALL, all of Watertown.

October 5, 1853, p. 3:

At Madison, Wisconsin, on the 20th September, by the Rev. Mr. Ruger, LEONARD J. FARWELL, Governor of Wisconsin, and FRANCES A., daughter of Gen. A. N. CORSS, late of Watertown, NY.

On the 28th ult, by Rev. J. H. Stewart, Mr. L. D. OLNEY, of Rutland, to Miss ADALINE E. HUNTINGTON, of this village.

On the same day, by the same. Mr. H. A. WEAVER to Miss CORDELIA P. CUMMINGS, both of this place.

At the Kirby House, on the 3d inst., by the same, Mr. FREDERICK ARMSTRONG of Pamelia, to Miss ANGELINE VANDEWAKER, of Clayton.

In Sackets Harbor, Sept. 29, 1853, of consumption, Mr. JOHIEL B. LOCKWOOD, in the 22nd year of his age. He was a printer. He had but lately married, and leaves a young wife and a numerous list of friends and acquaintances to mourn his untimely death.

October 12, 1853, p. 4:

On the 4th it., at the house of the bride's father, in Hermon, by Rev. I. Starkey, Mr. B. F. WALKER of South Rutland to Miss URSULA C. SMITH.

At the same time and place, Mr. N. E. BARNEY, of South Rutland, to Miss MATILDA A. SMITH.

In the town of Antwerp, on the 4th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Pond, Mr. LANSING BECKER to Miss HARRIET BEMAN, all of Antwerp.

October 19, 1853, p. 4:

At the American Hotel, in this village, on the 12th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Stanton, Mr. HIRAM VIBBER, of Rutland, to Miss ALMIRA A. MERRILL, of Champion.

At Pierrepont Manor, on the 24th ult, by Rev. Mr. Ellsworth, Mr. JAMES E. DURDEN, to Miss ELIZA ROACH, all of the above place.

At Lorraine, on the 9th inst., by H. E. Allen, Esq., Mr. CYRENUS CONTRITE, of Ellisburgh, to Miss AURELIA RIPLEY of Lorraine.

October 26, 1853, p. 1:

On the 13th October, by the Rev. Mr. Ward, of Evans Mills, Mr. DANIEL HOWE, of Alexandria, to Miss CHARLOTTE DODGE of LeRay. Next marriage notice cut out.

In New York, October 13th, Mr. JACOB BROWN KIRBY, of Brownville, to Miss JANE, eldest daughter of GEORGE S. TRIMBLE.

On the 24th instant, by Rev. J. H. Stewart, Mr. WM. W. GRAY, of Watertown, to Miss MARY JANE ALLEN, of Pamelia.

In Monroe, Michigan, on the 19th inst. By Rev. Mr. Lester, Mr. F. T. STORY, of Watertown, to Miss HARRIETTTE F. SMITH of the former place, eldest daughter of the late CAPT. SMITH, U. S. A.

On the 25th inst., by Rev. C. W. Treadwell, AMBROSE WALRADT, Merchant, to Miss HELEN C. THOMPSON, daughter of Deacon ISAAC THOMPSON, all of Theresa.

At Tunbridge, Vermont, on the 28th December, 1852, Mr. TIMOTHY DEWEY, Sen., father of TIMOTHY DEWEY, Esq., of Ashland Farm, Jeff. Co., NY, age 97 years and 9 months.

In April, 1775, Mr. Dewey enlisted in the Provincial Army at Cambridge, Mass., and was with Captain Stiles' Company at the Battle of Bunker Hill. He subsequently served in Col. Beadle's regiment in the expedition to Quebec. At Ashland Farm, Jeff. Co., NY, on the 19th October 1853, of congestion of the lungs, Mr. TIMOTHY DEWEY, formerly of New York City, age 69 years.

November 2, 1853, p. 4:


First notice cut out.

At the Kirby House in this village, on the 30th inst., by Rev. J. H. Stewart, Mr. HENRY MACK, to Miss ABIGAIL CODNER, both of Dexter.

November 9, 1853, p. 1:

In Brownville, on the 1st inst., ELIAKIM STEELE, in the 68th year of his age.

November 16, 1853, p. 1:

Married and died notices cut out of issue

November 23, 1853, p. 1:

In Christ Church, Sacket's Harbor, by the Rev. G. Huntington, on the 8th inst., Mr. JOHN S. BLISH, to Miss MARIETTA H. HENSHAW.

In this village, on the 19th inst., by the Rev. George Morgan Hills, Mr. CHARLES STRUDGEON, of Belleville, C.E., to Miss JANE CHAMBERS of Watertown.

On the 17th instant, by Rev. H. Doane, Mr. ORRIN F. SAUNDERS, of Champion, to MRS. AMANDA PARKER, relict of the late KELLOGG E. PARKER, of Carthage.

In this village, on the 6th instant, by the Rev. J. H. Stewart, Mr. TOMPKINS PATTERSON, of Chaumont, to Miss M. J. MACK of Dexter.

On the 11th instant, by the same, Mr. E. W. TOWNSEND, of Belleville, C.W., to Miss MARY JANE PORTER of Dexter.

On the 16th instant, by the same, Mr. EDWARD H. GAYEN, of Pamelia, to Miss MARY COUNTRYMAN, of Brownville.

In Rome, November 15, of typhoid fever, HUGH REDMOND, age 21 years. He was a mechanic and was employed in Watertown & Rome Railroad Co.'s shops.

In this village on Wednesday the 16th instant, MRS. ALICE NEWELL, wife of ANDREW NEWELL, age 70 years.

In Gouverneur, St. Lawrence Co., on the 13th instant, EMMA S., daughter of Hon. E. DODGE, in the 21st year of her age.

December 7, 1853, p. 4:

In Pamelia, Nov. 23rd, by the Rev. Geo. Morgan Hills, Mr. ALLEN JAMES CROSS and Miss MARY WRIGHT.

In this village, on Wednesday evening, Nov. 24th by the Rev. George Morgan Hills, Mr. WILLIAM COCHRANE and Miss ALICIA THOMPSON.

On the 20th inst., by the Rev. I. S. Bingham, GEORGE W. WALKER, to Miss MARY ANN BROTHERTON, all of Pamelia.

At the Kirby House in this village, on the 6th inst., by Rev. J. H. Stewart, Mr. WM. VAN CAMP of Clayton, to Miss HARRIET WINNE, of Buel, NY.

In this village, on the 17th inst., of consumption, HENRY MAYO, age 49 years.

December 14, 1853, p. 1:

In Watertown, on the 12th inst., by Rev. George M. Hills, Mr. LOUIS W. SANDIFORTH and Miss ELIZABETH FAILING, daughter of WARNER FAILING.

On the 7th instant, by Rev. J. H. Stewart, Mr. JOSEPH L. FROST, to Miss MARY E. BROWN, both of Philadelphia.

In this village, on the 7th instant, by the Rev. George Morgan Hills, Mr. CHARLES WRIGHT to Miss ANN BURNS.

At Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., on the 3rd instant, ISAAC AVERY, age 44 years, formerly of Brownville, a brother of the late CHARLES B. AVERY.

December 21, 1853, p. 2:

At the residence of S. Hodges, Esq., Clinton Street, on the 14th instant, by Rev. I. S. Bingham, WM. G. WARD of Utica, to Miss MARTHA L. DODGE of Watertown.

In Wilna, on the 27th ultimo, by Rev. James H. Richards, Mr. GEORGE W. SMITH, of Wilna, to Miss SARAH C., daughter of HIRAM SIMS, Esq.

At the Kirby House, on the 7th inst., by Rev. J. S. Bingham, CHARLES T. WILSON, of LeRay, to Miss LOIS JANE COOK, of Antwerp.

In Brownville, on the 8th instant, by the same, STERLING W. AVERY to Miss CATHARINE S. HARRISON, both of the above place.

In Antwerp, on Thursday, the 8th instant of apoplexy, MRS. MARY ROGERS, wife of JOHN ROGERS, age 62 years.

At his residence in Sackets Harbor, Mr. BENJ. HOWARD, age 79 years.

At Tiboudoux, Louisiana, on the 25th September last, of yellow fever, GEORGE L. ANDERSON, age 36 years, a native of England, and formerly of Watertown.

At Cape Vincent, on the 14th instant, ROBERT C. BARTLETT, Esq., age 38 years.

At the same place, on the same day, MRS. JEMIMA HERRICK, of fever, wife of ELIJAH HERRICK, age 66 years.

At the same place, on the 19th instant, Miss ANGELINE HERRICK, daughter of the above, age 25 years, 11 mos.

December 28, 1853, p. 3:


First notice cut out of issue.

At Burlington, Vermont, on the 19th instant by Bishop Hopkins, Mr. G. M. FRAZELL of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, to Miss FANNIE E. REDMOND, of Burlington.

In this village, on the 22d instant of consumption, MRS. MARY R. MACK, age 28 years, wife of Mr. S. D. MACK and daughter of S. T. BALLARD, of this town.

Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.

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