NEW YORK REFORMER

A weekly newspaper published in Watertown, NY, 1850-1867, by Ingalls, Burdick & Co.. It began with the Aug. 29, 1850 issue.

Published Thursdays


1852
Jan-Jun, Jul-Dec.


New York Reformer Newspaper 1852 (July-Aug.) and (Aug. -Dec.) 1854 (published Watertown, Jeff. Co., NY)

July 1, 1852, p. 3:

Married:
In Brownville, on the 24th inst, by the Rev. L. Rice, Mr. CARMI? G. BRIGGS of Livornia, Wayne Co., NY to Miss ELVIRA LOOMIS of Brownville, Jeff. Co., NY

Died:
WM. M. WINSLOW, Esq., of Rodman on the 2d June ult, from bleeding at the lungs. age___years. There is a long obituary but the quality of print is extremely poor.

Died at Oregon Bar, South Yuba River, California, JOHN J. THOMPSON, the only son of JENKS P THOMPSON of Watertown, in the 21st year of his age. Mr. Thompson in company with other young men of his own age and acquaintances left Watertown in the latter part of last October for California, with the hope of bettering his condition in a pecuniary point of view. (long obituary included)

July 15, 1852, p. 3:

Married:
In Watertown on the 10th ult, by Rev. J. H. Stewart, Mr. JOHN E. CANE of Ohio to Miss HELLEN H. PATRICK, of Brownville.

By the same on the 23d ult., Mr. MILS J. GREEN to Miss OLIVE SOPER, both of Watertown.

At the Kirby House, on the second inst., by the same, Mr. CHARLES BIRMINGHAM to Miss HANNAH S. BLANCHARD, both of LeRay.

At the same time and place, and by the same, Mr. GEORGE PACKER?, of Evansville, to Miss SUSAN BERMINGHAM of LeRay.

In Canton, July 1 by the Rev. H. Woodruff, Mr. PHINEAS WARREN? Of Canton, NY, to Miss ALVIRA HOSFORD of Maine, NY

In Detroit, on the 8th of June, by the Rev. F. Pitcher, Mr. HENRY WEBB of Kingston, C.W., to Miss JANE A. CALVIN of Detroit, Michigan.

At Theresa, July 8, By Rev. . W. Treadwell, Mr. JAMES D. EASTON of Gouverneur to Miss LYDIA L. HOOVER, of LeRay.

Also, by the same, at the same place and time, Mr. ISAAC WEELRADT, to Miss LYDIA L. JONES, both of LeRay. NOTE: probably should be WALRADT

Died:
On the 21st June at the Globe Hotel, Syracuse, JANE E., wife of CHARLES EARL, and only daughter of APOLLOS STEPHENS ESQ. Of Copenhagen, Lewis Co., NY at ___years.

Died, on Pillar Point, June 25th, Mrs. BARBARY BURLINGAME, in the 78th year of her age.

July 22, 1852, p. 2:

Married:
On the 13th inst., at Carthage, by Rev. H. Doane, Mr. DARIUS G. BENT, of Indian River, to Miss MARY E. SNELL, of New Bremen, Lewis Co., NY.

August 5, 1852, p. 3:

Married:
In this town on the 25th inst., by E. Wakefield, Esq., Mr. CHESTER BABCOCK, to Miss SARAH FIELDS, all of this town.

Died:
On Tuesday morning the 27th ult., THAD STODDARD, infant son and only child of JOSEPH and NANCY STODDARD, of this town, age 1 year and 1 month.

August 12, 1852, p. 1:

Died:
In Boston, August 30th, Mr. JOSEPH H. MORSE, age 40 years, former resident of Watertown.

In Rodman, on Friday, the 30t ult., MILTON COOLEY, age 9 years, youngest son of ELAM COOLEY, ESQ., of that town.

August 26, 1852, p. 2:

Married:
On the 17th inst., by Rev. J. H. Stewart, Mr. HENRY PAGE, of Canton, NY, to Miss ADELINE CROSBY of Watertown.

By the same, on the 19th inst., Mr. SQUIRE ROICE, of Pinckney, to Miss LUANNA, CHURCHILL of Rutland, NY.

At Evansville, on the 19th inst., by the Rev. H. Ward, Mr. M. C. HUNGERFORD, to Miss L. A. JENKS, both of Watertown.

At Cape Vincent, on the 18th inst., by the Rev. F. J. Jackson, Mr. WM. W. WOOD to Miss JANE MARTIN, all of this village.

Died:
At Toledo, Ohio, on the 15th inst., of consumption, EGBERT S. SIMPSON, formerly of Watertown age 82 or 32 years.

NOTE: BEGINNING OF 1854 ISSUES:

August 31, 1854, p. 3:

Married:
Aug. 17, by J. Irwin, Mr. GEORGE A. HARTMAN to Miss MARGARET LAYNG, both of Watertown.

Aug. 28, by the same, Mr. ALBERT B. TAFT to Miss ASENETH BOW, all of Watertown.

In Antwerp, Aug. 28, by D. M. Rogers, Mr. BENJ. ROBERTS of Theresa, to Miss ELIZABETH HOUGHTON of Antwerp.

In Orleans, by Rev. D. Dye, Mr. WILLIAM HOSE and MARY CATHARINE SNELL, both of Orleans.

Died:
In Rutland, Miss JANE E. SMITH, age 24 years, of consumption.

At Watertown, August 18th, Mr. REUBEN SCOTT, age 66 years and 7 months.

In LaFargeville, August 25, of inflammation of the bowels, CHARLES L. DIXON, son of S. N. and DIMMIS D. DIXON, age 15 years and 11 months, after an illness of 18 days which he bore with Christian fortitude and left a bright evidence of a hope beyond the grave.

September 7, 1854, p. 4:

Married:
August 30, 1854 at the Globe Hotel, Watertown, by J. J. Teeple, of Adams Centre, Mr. BENJ. F. WOODARD, and Miss RUTH C. STICKNEY, both of Rodman

Died:
In Rodman, on the 27th of August last, of consumption, MRS. ELIZABETH A., wife of DANIEL SMITH, age 37 years.

In Pamelia, August 19, AGENETT, relict of the late CAPT. JOSEPH MAY, mother of the late Henry May, deceased in the 72nd year of her age.

September 14, 1854, p. 4:

Married:
In Rodman, on the 4th inst., by Rev. M. Lyon, Mr. GEO. R. PARSONS, of Suffield, Connecticut, and Miss ELLEN M. CARLTON, of Rodman, NY.

On the 8d inst., by Rev. I. S. Bingham, WM. BAILIE, of Rome, to Miss PAMELIA PURDY, of Adams, NY.

Also on the 5th inst., by the same, WM. LECKIE of Kingston, C. W. to Miss EMELINE McKEE of Adams, NY.

Also on the 5th inst., by the same, ALFRED O. ELMER, of Henderson, to Miss ALVIRA M. DYGART, of South Dickinson, NY

Died:
At Woodville, on Tuesday, Aug. 29th, Mrs. PARTHENA M., wife of SIMEON T. WOOD, and daughter of PROSPER BOWE, Esq., in the 99th year of her age.

On the 7th ult, at his residence near Copenhagen, MARSHALL B. HURD, in the 18th year of his age.

September 21, 1854, p. 2:

Died:
Of cholera, at his residence near Maumee City, Ohio, on the 27th of Aug. Mr. ORRIN EVERETT, in the 45th year of his age. Mr. Everett formerly resided in this county. He leaves a wife and five children to mourn his untimely death, four sons and a daughter.

On the second inst., in Grundy Co., IL. NELSON BARROWS of Evans Mills, age 69 years. Mr. Barrows is father of MRS. L. HAYES of this village. He was on a visit at the time of his decease.

September 28, 1854, p. 1:

Married:
In Clayton, on the 19th inst., by the Rev. D. W. Roaney, Mr. OSCAR F. SPENCER to MRS. MARY DANIELS, both of the former place.

At Depauville, on the 21st inst., by the Rev. L. Hitchcock, RICHARD TERRY and MARTHA M. LITTLE.

At the Crowner House, in this village, on the 21st inst., by Rev. J. H. Stewart, Mr. SETH SMITH to Miss ELCENA GREEN, both of Clayton.

By the Rev. Mr. Foote, on the 20th inst. Mr. WM. OSTRANDER and Miss ABAGAIL D. EDDY, both of Pamelia.

In Rodman on the 26th inst., at the residence of W. D. Alport, by Rev. M. Lyon, Mr. FRANCIS BUTTS and Miss LOUSIA A. WHITCOMB, all of Rodman.

In Fulton, Oswego Co., NY, Sept. 18th by Rev. J. Erwin, WILLIAM BOOM, Esq., of Watertown, to MRS. SARAH MITCHELL of the former place.

Also, Sept. 23d, by the same, Mr. GEORGE E. BUTTERFIELD to Miss CATHERINE SHRAM.

Also, Sept. 24th by the same, Mr. FREEMAN COWAN to Miss HELEN BEST.

At the American Hotel, in the village of Rome, Sept. 24th at 9 o'clock, by the Rev. Mr. Knox, Mr. JAMES M. FAIRBANK of LeRay to Miss C. C. PIFER of Pamelia.

At the same time and by the same, Mr. FRANCIS COOPER of LeRay to Miss HELEN M. PIFER of Pamelia.

October 5, 1854, p. 2:

Married:
On the 27th ult, by Rev. P. Snyder, Mr. EBEN WILLIAMS of Pamelia, to Miss HARRIET M. LAWTON, of this place.

Oct. 2nd, by the same, in the town of LeRay, Mr. JOHN SHELDON of Hopkinton, St. Lawrence Co., to MRS. AMENELA PARDEE of LeRay.

October 12, 1854, p. 2:

Married:
In Ellisburgh, Oct. 1, by Rev. H. O. Tilden, Mr. M. T. W. SCOTT to Miss NANCY BULLOCK, all of Ellisburgh.

Oct. 5, by Rev. J. Erwin, Mr. ORRIN JACOBS of Rutland to Miss EUNICE STARKS of Pamelia.

Oct. 4th, in Pamelia, by the Rev. J. B. FOOTE, MR. LESTER RICKERSONN and Miss ELIZABETH SPICER, both of Adams.

Oct. 5th, by the same, Mr. HARRIS ANDRUS of Watertown and Miss HANNAH GATES, of Pamelia

October 19, 1854, p. 3:

Married:
October 12, 1854, by the Rev. D. W. Raney, of Clayton, NY, Mr. SYLVESTER GREENE to Miss HARRIET H. MITCHEL, both of Orleans, Jeff. Co., NY.

On the 4th inst., by Rev. J. H. Stewart, Mr. J. H. BA___M, and Miss LUCY COUNTRYMAN, both of LeRay. (partially unreadable)

On the 11th inst, by the same, Mr. JAMES A. DAVIS of Belleville, C. W. and Miss ANN E. AUBURN, of Watertown.

Died:
In Theresa, Oct. 8d, of consumption, MARY, daughter of CYRUS PARKER, age about 26 years.

In Watertown, Oct. 11th, of consumption, DELIA A., wife of E. S. HEMENWAY, and daughter of CYRUS PARKER, age 34 years.

October 7th, of typhoid fever, at his father's dwelling, SOLON H. SPERRY, after a severe sickness of twenty-seven days, age twenty years, nine months and two days.

October 26, 1854, p. 1:

Married:
In Ellisburgh, Oct. 11, by Rev. H. O. Tilden, Mr. WALTER TAYLOR, of Ohio, to Miss FANNY TOUSLEY, of Ellisburgh.

On the 17th inst., by the Rev. C. Sawyer, Mr. RUDOLF B. HWYNETH?, to Miss ELECTA D. MANN, both of New Bremen, Lewis Co., NY.

On Oct. 17th, by Rev. J. Erwin, Mr. WILLIAM ARCER, of Lowville, to Miss HANNAH ROBERTS, of Harrisburgh.

Died:
On the 16th inst., Mr. ERASTUS WHITNEY of Philadelphia, age 57 years.

In this place on the 20th ult., of consumption, REUBEN B. HUESTIS, age 57.

In Rutland, Oct. 23, PRUDENCE H., wife of HENRY ORVIS, age 88 years. Western papers please copy.

In this village, Sept. 30th, at the residence of her son-in-law, L. WAKEFIELD, Mrs. SARAH, wife of NATHANIEL PERKINS of Felts Mills, formerly of this place, age 58 years.

November 2, 1854, p. 3:

Married:
At the parsonage, in Rodman, Oct. 25th, by Rev. M. Alton, Mr. O. F. NICHOLS and Miss LAURA A. DEAN, all of Rodman.

On the 25th inst., by Rev. J. H. Stewart, Mr. WILLIAM HARTWELL, and Miss CATHERINE J. SQUIRES, both of Denmark, N.Y.

On the 26th inst., by the same, Mr. JOHN C. GREEN and Miss ABIGAIL COLE, both of Brownville, NY.

November 9, 1854, p. 3:

Married:
At Black River, on the 2d inst., by s. Mait, Esq., WM. H. WILEY of Watertown and Miss CELESTIA C. POTTER of LeRay.

On the 6th inst., by Rev. J. . Stewart, Mr. CHRISTOPHER H. CHASE and Miss HARRIET A. COLLINS, both of Watertown.

Died:
At the residence of his father in Hounsfield, on the 2d inst., of typhoid fever, Mr. EDWIN R. BAKER, of Janesville, Wisconsin age 25 years. He was a law student. His funeral was attended on the 4th, at which a very large audience assembled to manifest their respect for departed worth and to sympathize with the sorrowing.

November 16, 1854, p. 3:

Married:
In Brownville, Oct. 12, by Rev. J. A. Canfield, Mr. HARLOW ELLISON, to Miss SARAH ALLEN, both of Brownville.

In Chaumont, Oct. 19, by the same, Mr. HENRY GETMAN, to Miss EUNICE BARNES, both of Point Peninsula.

In Chaumont, Nov. 7, by the same, Mr. ROBERT PAYNE, to Miss MARGARET MOFFATT, both of Bytown, C.W.

At the church, in Chaumont, Sabbath eve., Nov. 12, by the same, Mr. JESSE D. PULLMAN, to Miss HANNAH OWEN, both of Chaumont.

Died:
In this village on Saturday, the 11th day of November inst., Mr. CHESTER CLARK MASSEY, eldest son of ALBERT E. MASSEY, of Monroe, Michigan and grandson of the late HART MASSEY, Esq., of this place, age 28 years and 4 months. Young Massey had been living in Kane Co., Illinois until recently, when his health having failed him, he instinctively turned his feeble steps towards this place of his nativity, to find? his grave among the sepulchres of his fathers. His sickness, which was dropsy, and of a nature to occasion intense physical suffering.

November 23, 1854, p. 5:

Married:
At Rural Hill, Jeff. Co., Nov. 16, by Rev. R. Persons, Jr. Mr. HENRY GREEN and MRS. LYDIA ALLEN, both of the above place.

At the Earll House in this village on the 18th inst., by Rev. J. H. Stewart, Mr. WILLIAM G. WILLIAMS, to Miss MARY C. GARD, both of Brownville.

Died:
In this village, on the 10th inst., GEORGE L., infant and only son of LAFAYETTE and ELIZABETH WEATHERBY, age 1 year.

At the house of her son-in-law, Mr. THOS. SARBELL, of Cape Vincent, on the 8th inst., Mrs. SOPHIA BUNCE, age 60 years.

November 30, 1854, p. 4:

Died:
At Indianola, Texas, on the 20th Oct. ETHEL H. BRONSON, formerly of this village.

At his residence, in this village, on the 10th inst., DEACON WARREN SPAULDING, of dropsy, age 74 years. The deceased was the father-in-law of D. W. RICKERSON, and was an esteemed and worthy citizen.

At the house of his father, JAMES PARKER, Esq., in this town, of consumption, JASON CLARK PARKER in the 30th year of his age. This is the fourth child Mr. Parker has been called to bury within three years past, besides his wife..all of them by consumption.

December 7, 1854, p. 3:

Married:
On the 3d Dec. by Isaac Sprague, Mr. EDWIN J. HARLOW to Miss JULIA A. PAYNE, both of Hounsfield.

November 30th, by Rev. J. Erwin, Mr. ORLANDO E. HUBBARD of Martinsburgh, Lewis Co., to Miss MADLINE? JONES of Watertown.

Died:
In Southville, November 24, Mrs. ELIZABETH BRIGHAM, wife of CYRUS BRIGHAM at age 72 years and 10 months.

December 14, 1854, p. 1:

Married:
On the 10th inst., by the Rev. J. H. Stewart, Mr. A. M. GARD, to Miss CHARLOTTE KENYON, both of Brownville, NY.

At the residence of the bride's father in this village, by the Rev. Mr. Foote, Mr. MILES C. KILLMER and Miss EMILY GURNEY, all of Watertown.

Died:
At Adams Centre Nov. 16 of consumption, Mr. FRANCIS MEDCALF in the 80th year of his age. Mr. Medcalf was formerly from England and he was in faith and practice a Universalist.

Miss ALICE JANE, only daughter of CLARK and CAROLINE WEATHERLY, of this village, age six months, of congestion of the lungs.

In Hounsfield, Mrs. LUCINDA, wife of JOHN ALEXANDER, on the 23 ult., of a cancerous affliction, age 57 years.

On the 28th ult. At Cape Vincent, Mrs. MARCIA H. GREENE of Cleveland, Ohio, daughter of Mrs. S. HOWARD of Adams Centre, of dropsy on the chest, age 27 years.

In Watertown, Nov. 13th, 1854, Mr. LYMAN C. CLARK, age 36 years and 6 months. (short obituary) He leaves a widow and many warmly attached friends to mourn his too early departure from them and from life.

December 21, 1854, p. 3:

Married:
On the 13th inst., by Rev. J. H. Stewart, Mr. STILLMAN MAXSON of Adams Centre, to Miss AMY L. GAULD of Pamelia. (probably should be Gould)

In Belleville, on the 8th inst., by Rev. J. W. Whitfield, Mr. OSMORE G. CONNER of Sheffield, IL. To Miss FRANCES E. DAVIS of the former place.

In Henderson, December 14, by Rev. R. Persons, Jr., Mr. NELSON WATTAM?, and Miss MARY C. WARNER, both of Henderson.

On the 13th inst, by Rev. H. H. Waite, at the residence of the bride's father in Champion, Mr. MELVIN RICE of Carthage and Miss ELIZABETH MIX.

December 28, 1854, p. 1:

Married:
In Ellisburgh, by Rev. H. O. Tilden, on the 20th inst., Mr. WILLIAM HAMBLETON of Cherry Creek, Chetanque County, NY to Miss SOPHIA ANN BROOKS, of Ellisburgh.

By the same, Dec. 7, Mr. CHAUNCY SMITH to MRS. NANCY WOODRUFF, all of Ellisburgh.

On Wednesday, the 20th of December, by Rev. Ward W. Hunt, HORATIO SHUMWAY of Martinsburgh, to JANE E. LAWTON, daughter of WM. C. LAWTON, ESQ. Of Copenhagen.

By the same, on the 20th inst., at the Methodist Parsonage, AMOS F. JONES to HARRIET A. GIFFORD, both of Pinckney, Jeff. Co., NY.

At the house of the bride's father, in Sandy Creek, on the 20th inst., by Rev. J. H. Stewart, Mr. H. B. SITUS of Marshall, NY, to Miss HARMONY NEWTON of Sandy Creek.

At the Woodruff House on the 25th inst., by Rev. J. H. Stewart, Mr. CHARLES G. SPRINGSTEEN of Gregg, NY to Miss CAROLINE E. CORWIN of Martinsburgh, NY.

In Pamelia, Dec. 25th by Rev. J. B. Foote, Mr. BYRON H. ADSIT to Miss CAROLINE E. McGWIN, both of Pamelia.

Died:
In this village, on the 21st inst., JOHN WALTER, youngest son of THOMAS M. and ANN CAULIFIELD, age 2 months and 4 days.


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