Northern State Journal

A weekly newspaper published in Watertown, NY, 1846-1849, by A. W. Clark.
Published Wednesdays.


January 3, 1849, p. 4:

Married:
In Watertown, Dec. 20th, by Rev. James Erwin, Mr. EGBERT BUTTERFIELD, to Miss LAURA A. MATHERS.

Also, by the same, Jan. 1st, Mr. TRUMAN D. MATHERS, to Miss LYDIA E. GURNEE, both of Watertown.

Also by the same in this village, Mr. JAMES M. GRAHAM, to Miss MARTHA J. BELL.

In this village, on the 2d inst., by Rev. J. A. Nash, Mr. JAMES B. ROBBINS, and Miss SARAH J. PERKINS, all of this village.

January 10, 1849, p. 1:

Married:
In Watertown, Tuesday, the 2d inst, by the Rev. Wm. H. Hill, of Brownville, Mr. WILLARD SHURTLEFF of Alexandria, to Miss SALLY ANN SWAYZEE of Watertown.

In Watertown, January 3d, by Rev. J. A. Nash, Mr. JOHN JONES, to Miss EMILY M. TUTTLE, all of Watertown.

On the morning of the 28th ult, by the Rev. Chas. K. McHarg, Mr. JOHN A. CATHCART, of Brownville, to SARAH, daughter of HORACE LATHROP, Esq., of Cooperstown.

In Rutland, Jan. 1st, by the Rev. H. Doane, JAMES BURNS of Denmark, to Miss LOUISA TOWNSEND of Champion.

Also, on the 2d, inst., by the same, Mr. WILLIAM LAWRENCE of Canton, St. Lawr. Co., to Miss SUSAN DUNLAP of Rutland.

Died:
In this village, on the fifth inst., of consumption, MRS. ARDELIA C., wife of Mr. SPENCER A. WEAVER, in the 22d year of her age, daughter of R. D. RICE. It is only a few short months since Mr. Rice lost a son, (Samuel W.) who died on the 10th of Sept. last.

January 17, 1849, p. 3:

Married:
In Pamelia, Jan. 10th, by Rev. J. A. Nash, Mr. EMERY B. DOWNER, of Elisburgh, to Miss HARRIET L. RALPH of Pamelia.

In Lorraine, on the 11th inst., by the same, Mr. ROSELL THORNTON of Watertown, to Miss A. LAURENTINE BARTON, of Lorraine.

In Hounsfield, Thursday, Jan. 11th by Rev. Wm. H. Hill of Brownville, Mr. JOSEPH HOCKWELL, to Miss MARTHA MILLER, both of Hounsfield. (probable Rockwell)

Died:
In Rodman, on the 4th inst., of erysipelas, after a recent confinement, MRS. FRANCES E., wife of ROBERT S. WEST, and 2d daughter of D. B. POST, in the 29th year of her age.

January 24, 1849, p. 3:

Died:
In this town, on the 13th inst., of scarlet fever, GEORGE GUSTAVUS, youngest son of HIRAM H. & DELIA A. HUNGERFORD, age 2 years, 30 months, 18 days.

January 31, 1849, p. 4:

Married:
In Watertown, January 25th, by Rev. J. A. Nash, Dr. E. G. HOWLAND, of Martinsburgh, Lewis Co., to Miss ANN MARIA WEBBER, of Watertown.

In Adams, on the 15th inst., by Rev. J. A. Nash, Rev. ABNER WEBB (formerly of the Burman Mission) and Miss MARY M. JENKINS, all of Watertown.

Note: died portion of this issue cut out.

February 14, 1849, p. 2:

Died:
In this town, on the 5th inst., after a short and severe illness, Miss HARRIET M., daughter of WARREN and CHARLOTTE WOODWORTH, age 6 years.

At Brownville, on the 30th January last, WILLIS GAYLORD, son of BENJAMIN and ANN C. RYDER, age 5 years, 8 months and 15 days.

February 28, 1849, p. 3:

Married:
On Thursday evening, the 22d inst., in the town of Pamelia, Jeff. Co., by Rev. L. W. Norton, GARRET IVES, Esq., of Watertown, and Miss ELIZA STEWART, daughter of Mr. JOHN STEWART, of Pamelia.

In this village, Feb. 20th, by Rev. J. A. Nash, Mr. ALEXANDER HAY, and Miss SYLVIA CUMMINS, all of this village.

In Hounsfield, Feb. 22d, by the same, Mr. EGBERT T. ALLEN, of Pamelia, and Miss JULIA M. GOODRICH, of the former place.

In Brownville, on the same evening, by the same, Mr. ELIJAH LITTLEFIELD of Newburgh, Geauga Co., Ohio, and Miss EMILY E. HINDE, of the former place.

At Evans Mils, Feb. 17th by the Rev. J. A. Rossell, Mr. ELI A. WOOD, and Miss NANCY M. CROOK, both of Champion.

In this village, Feb. 22d, 1849, by L. G. Hoyt, Esq., Mr. FOSTER PENNIMAN, and Miss ESTHER PEARCE.

Also, by the same, Mr. EDWIN WARNER, and Miss HANNAH S. ROGERS.

Also, by the same, Mr. CHARLES ROGERS and Miss ANGELINE BLODGETT.

Died:
In this village, on the 16th inst., after a severe and protracted illness, MARY LUCINDA, daughter of J. M. and CHLOE FERRIE, age six years and seven months. The deceased was an only daughter. Her cause of death tuberculated conditions of the lungs. Bennington, VT Gazette, please copy.

March 7, 1849, p. 3:

Married:
At Antwerp, on the 25th, ult, by Rev. D. D. Reed, Mr. LUCIUS GILL, and Miss HARRIET WILLIAMS.

At Antwerp, Feb. 1, by the Rev. Mr. Sprague, Mr. LORIN COLTON and Miss ALVINA SCOVIL of Brownville.

At Henderson, on the 4th inst., by C. W. Bishop, Esq., JULIUS CHAPMAN and AMANDA M. AMES, both of Henderson.

At the Universalist church in Henderson, Feb. 4th, by Rev. L. ____, Mr. LEWIS SPRAGUE and Miss SOPHIA BARRETT, both of Henderson.
By the same, in Ellisburgh, on the 8th ult, at the residence of Mr. John McKee, Mr. NATHAN C. GARDNER, and Miss ANNA MARIA FRINK, both of Lorraine.

Also, in Ellisburgh, by the same, on the 25th ult, at his residence, Mr. WILLIAM DOBSON and Miss MARY JANE MOODY, both f Henderson.

Also, by the same, on the 4th inst., in the Universalist Church in Henderson, Mr. PETER WORTHINGHAM, and Miss LUCY KILBY, both of that place.

Died:
At Theresa, Feb. 17th, MRS. JULIA A. TRIPP, wife of M. W. TRIPP of this village, age 25 years.

At Cape Vincent, Feb. 9, at the residence of her son, GEN. WM. ESTES, MRS. PHEBE ESTES, in the 87th year of her age.

At Adams. Jan 29th, 1849, MRS. MARY WARD, age 83 years.


Jan. 29, MRS. PARHAM, age 78.

Feb. 31, ZEPHANIAH TUCKER, age 71.

Feb. 6th, MRS. SARAH DANN, age 77.

At Adams, Feb. 6, ROBERT EMPRINGHAM, age 59.

At Brownville, Feb. 11th, MRS. SARAH STEVENS, age about 62 years.

At Burrville, Watertown on the 29th inst. MRS. JANE, wife of JOSEPH WIGGINHAM Esq., age 27 years, leaving three children, the two youngest, twins, two weeks old.

In this town, on the 10th inst., JOEL W., infant son of BENJAMIN R. and JANE KNAPP, age 18 months.

At Rutland, on the 17th inst., EMILY, daughter of HENRY and ANN WOODWORTH, age about two and a half years. These were grandchildren of JOEL WOODWORTH, Esq., of this town.

At L_____, Feb. 25, SUSAN, wife of LUTHER STEADMAN, after an illness of three days. Her disease was a combination of distemper and apoplexy.

At Smithville, Jeff. Co., on the 5th ult, BENJAMIN F. SWEET, age 51 years.

March 14, 1849, p. 3:

Married:
In Pamelia, Feb. 27th, by Rev. James Erwin, Mr. JOHN CHAPMAN, and Miss LANEY PRICE, both of Pamelia.

Also in Rutland, March 6th, by the same, Mr. ALBERT GURNEE of Watertown, and Miss MARY E. RANDAL, of Rutland.

Died:
On the 8th inst., at the residence of her father in Rodman, after an illness of eleven months, CANDACE, daughter of NOAH and MARY MERWIN, age 29 years.

In Pamelia, on the 1st inst., MRS. LAPPON, consort of the late WILLIAM LAPPON, Esq., counselor at law of Herkimer, age 80 years.

March 21, 1849, p. 4:

Died:
Feb. 21st, 1849, in Prairie Precinct, Winnebago Co., Illinois, MARY B., wife of FREEMAN LILLYBRIDGE, in the 27th year of her age. She was a member of the Baptist Church at Annsville, NY and formerly of the Baptist Church in this place.

April 25, 1849, p. 2:

Died:
In this village, on Sunday, 22nd inst., EUGENIA E., only daughter of GEO. & JANE T. SMITH, age 6 years, 10 months.

NOTE: Mr. Clark, who ran the paper, was having financial difficulty. The paper then was reorganized and became the NORTHERN NEW YORK JOURNAL, which was also published in Watertown, NY.
The following entries for the rest of 1849, are under the new title.

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

June 27, 1849, p. 2:

Married:
In LeRay, on the 20th inst., by the Rev. I. A. Rosseel, Mr. EDWARD CHAMBERLAIN, and Miss ANN P. KELSEY, both of LeRay.

In this village, on Sabbath evening, the 24th, inst, by Rev. J. A. Nash, Mr. J. S. LUDDINGTON, to Miss CAROLINE HERRICK, all of this village.

September 12, 1849, p. 3:

Died:
In this village, on the 7th inst. MRS. PHEBE M., consort of Mr. WALTER N. WEBB, age 27.

In this village on the 21st of congestion, ANN W., wife of DR. S. M. ROBINSON in the ____of her age.

October 17, 1849, p. 4:

Married:
On the 4th by Rev. J. H. Stewart, Mr. M. D. DeLANO, of Watertown, to Miss JENNETTE M., eldest daughter of HIRAM SUTTON of Copenhagen.

In Antwerp, on the 11th inst., by Rev. C. B. Pond, WM. ROBINSON, M.D. To Miss ELLEN, only daughter of Mr. HENRY WELCH, all of Antwerp village.

On Thursday evening at the Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. E. G. Townsend, Mr. EDWARD A. DODGE to Miss LOUISE J. GRIFFIN, all of Sackets Harbor.

On Wednesday evening, the 3d inst. At Christ's Church in S. Harbor, by the Rev. Mr. Stearns, Mr. J. S. COOK to Miss CLARISSA HARLOW.

October 24, 1849, marriages and deaths cut out of the issue
October 31, 1849, marriages and deaths cut out of the issue
November 14, 1849, same
November 21, 1849, same
December 19, 1849, same
December 26, 1849, same


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