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


1858
Jan-Jun, Jul-Dec.


The New York Reformer Newspaper
published Watertown, NY Jan-June 1858:

January 14, 1858, p. 6:

Please note that this issue was bound in a manner that obstructed the full view of the data.

Married:

Dec. 20th 1857, at the residence of the bride's father, in Paris, Oneida Co., NY, by the Rev. Mr. ___________, Mr. ELI OVERTON, of Theresa, Jeff. Co., to Miss ELIZABETH PRIEST BIRDSEY, of the former place.

By S. W. Strough, Esq., at the residence of the bride's father in Theresa, on the 31st ult., Mr. DAVID MALLET to Miss ELIZA N. COOK, both of Theresa.

In Watertown, Dec. 24th, by Rev. A. A. Thayer, Mr. JAMES HERRICK of Lyme to Miss EMILY SHELEY of Dexter.

On the evening of the 30th ult, by the Rev. M. W. Empie at Orleans 4 Corners, Mr. WILLIAM V. WAL___ , and Miss MARGARET C. MIDDLETON, both of Theresa.

Also by the same, on the 3rd inst., at the house of Mr. Jonas Nellis, Mr. SAMUEL WINN of Orleans, to Miss ANNA MARIA NELLIS of Clayton.

At Wilna, by Geo. A. Ames, Pastor of the Bap. Ch, Mr. A. H. LEWIS of Watertown ot Miss AUGUSTA COWAN of Wilna, NY

By the Rev. W. S. Titus, Jan 3rd in Watertown, Mr. M. A. FISH to Miss ZEHNAH GOTHAM, both of Watertown.

In Leraysville, on the 1st inst., by Enos Mosher, Mr. JAMES DEGROAT of Felts Mills to MRS. LINDA PHILLIPS of Champion.

Dec. 30th, 1857, in Pamelia, by Rev. F. H. Stan___, Mr. WESLEY STEVENS to Miss E. G. ROOF of the same place.

Also by the same, on the 3rd inst., at the residence of the bride's father in Henderson, Mr. GEORGE A. ______ of Adams, to Miss CORNELIA E. SMITH.

Also by the same and at the same time, Mr. HIRAM CARPENTER to Miss ELIZABETH GREEN, both of Henderson.

Died:
In Philadelphia, Dec. 26, ANN JANE, wife of SETH STRICKLAND Age 52 years.

In Pamelia, on the 31st Dec. VIOLA RDELL, daughter of JOB SOWLE, age 8 years.

In the town of Watertown, at the residence of A. Hungerford, Dec. 27, 1857, Miss MALIN S. HUNGERFORD, age 21 years.

At Waterloo, Sen. Co., NY, Dec. 24, 1857, Mr. _____KEYES, after an illness of only three days. He was formerly a resident of Jeff. Co.

Jan. 9th, 1858 at his residence in Watertown, EDWARD FOWLER, Esq., age 74.

January 21, 1858, p. 2:

Married:
In Watertown, Dec. 24th, by Rev. A. A. Thayer, Mr. JAMES HERRICK, of Lyme and MRS. EMILY SHELEY of Dexter.

At the Kirby House, Dec. 31st, by the same, Mr. EZRA COLE of Theresa, to Miss LUCELLA B. HAUNS of LeRay.

At the same time and place, and by the same, Mr. DEXTER WRIGHT of LeRay to Miss CLIMENA ARMSTRONG, of Wilna.

By Rev. R. T. Conant, Nov. 4th, 1857, at Evans Mills, Hon. CLEANTHUS P. GRANGER to MRS. JANE M. COMSTOCK, both of Evans Mills. (Transcriber's note: she was the widow of William G. Comstock. Maiden name Munson. Buried as Jane M. Granger.)

By the same, Dec. 27th, 1857, at Union Church, Phil., NY, Dr. A. WELCH of Winona, Min. Ter., to Miss FRANCES LYDIA WHITE, of Phil.

By the same, Jan. 12th, 1858, in LeRay, Mr. NELSON J. WILSON to Miss ACHSA CORNELIA LAWRENCE, both of LeRay.

On the 5th inst., by Rev. G. W. Elwood, Mr. MORGAN ROCKWOOD to Miss MARY L. HARRIS, all of Brownville.

On the 2nd inst., at Anderson's Hotel, Great Bend by Jerome Whitaker, Esq., MILTON NICHOLS, to CAROLINE CLINTSMAN, both of Wilna.

On the 6th inst., at the residence of the bride's father, in Leray, Ohio, by the Rev. R. A. Aylesworth, Mr. E. A. HOWLAND of Webster City, Iowa and Miss F. A. VALENTINE, daughter of ANSON VALENTINE, of the former place. (probable LeRay, NY)

By the Rev. J. F. Dayan, on the morning of the 19th inst., at the house of the bride's father, in Theresa, Jeff. Co., Mr. CHAS. M. BAIRD, of Adams, to Miss ARAMINTHA M. NORTH.

Also, by the same at 8 o'clock on the morning of the 14th inst., at the residence of the bride's father in Theresa village, Mr. G. M. SPENCER, of East Maouri, Sandwich Islands, and son of DR. SPENCER of Watertown, NY., to Miss ETTIE A. STOCKWELL of Theresa.

At Pierrepont Manor, on the 12th inst., by Rev. M. Lyon, Mr. E. W. CLARK of Lorraine, and Miss MARY F. RICE of Henderson.

At the residence of the bride's mother in Lyme, Jan. 18th, by the Rev. D. Dye, Mr. N. E. DOUGLASS of Watertown, to Miss N. E. WILCOX, of the former place.

Died:
In this village, Jan. 14th, of dropsy of the brain, CLARRA LUDINGTON, age 2 years, 4 months and 26 days.

In Plessis, Jeff. Co., NY, Jan. 18, 1858, MRS. MARY CORSE, wife of ISAAC CORSE, age 80 years and three months.

In Denmark, Jan. 1st, of scarlet fever, AARON K., son of JOSEPH and ALMIRA OTIS, age 10 months and 26 days.

At Thompson, Windham Co., Conn., Jan. 11th, MRS. SUZEA B. HUNT, wife of DEA. HORACE HUNT, for many years a resident of this village.

In Adams, on the 27th ult, MRS. HANNAH, wife of HENRY TALCOTT, in the 35th year of her age. The subject of this brief notice had for several months previous been afflicted with a very painful chronic disease that seemed to baffle all medical skill.

January 28, 1858, p. 1:

Married:
In this city, by Rev. Mr. Holbrook, on the 14th inst., Mr. W. H. ROBINSON, of Watertown, NY and Miss JUDITH ROBERTS, of this city.

On the 11th inst., at Orleans, 4 Corners, by Rev. M. W. Empie, Mr. JOHN A. BURTISS and Miss JULIA ANN PRICE, all of LeRay.

Also by the same, in Clayton, on the 20th inst., Mr. WM. H. YOUNG of Brownville, and Miss EVE NELLIS, of Clayton.

In this village, Jan. 19, by Rev. W. S. Titus, Mr. JAMES CHILD of LeRay, to MRS. MARY E. LEIWS of Pamelia.

Also by the same, Mr. WM. CHILD of LeRay, to MRS. MARY FREDENBURG of Brownville.

At the residence of Mr. George Arnold, in the town of Clayton, Jan. 21, 1858, by R. B. Biddlecom, Esq., Mr. LINDLEY E. DODD, to Miss CORNELIA I. GIBSON, both of the town of Clayton.

Also, at the same time and place, by the same, Mr. OSCAR HAGUE, of the tow of Clayton, to Miss SUSAN SMITH of Alexandria.

In LaFargeville, Jan. 21st, by the Rev. L. T. Ford, Mr. WINSLOW SLEEPER to Miss MARTHA BEARDSLEY, both of LaFargeville.

Died:
On the 9th ult, in Brownville, MRS. ELIZABETH WALRATH, consort of NATHANEL WALRATH, age 30 years.

February 4, 1858, p. 3:

Married:
In Philadelphia, NY, Jan. 4th, by the Rev. L. P Day, Mr. DANIEL SCOFIELD to Miss ELIZA YORK, both of Philadelphia.

Also by the same, Mr. JOSEPH ALLEN to Miss SARAH JANE SELF, both of Philadelphia.

In Turin, Jan. 20th, by Rev. H. Bowen, Mr. ANSON H. HIGBY, of Greig and Miss CORDELIA CLARK, of the former place.

At the residence of the bride's parents in Lyme, Jan. 28, by Rev. D. Dye, Mr. GILBERT WELLS of Lyme, and NANCY ESTES, of the same place.

Also by the same, at the same place and time, Mr. CALVIN H. BECKER and Miss BARBARA E. KLOCK.

In Ellisburgh at the house of the bride's father, Jan. 28th, 1858, by Rev. M. M. Rice, Mr. ROBERT A. WARD, to Miss SARAH E. SMITH, all of Ellisburgh, Jeff. Co., NY.

On the morning of Jan. 28, 1858, by Rev. Peter Snyder, H. B. WELLS of Indianola, Iowa, and LIBBIE, daughter of R. E. RACON, of this village.

In this village, on the evening of Feb. 2, 1858, at the house of WILLIAM ETING, Esq., by Rev. Peter Snyder, P. O. WILLIAMS, M.D., of Watertown, and MRS. CARRIE HANSHAW of Coxsackie.

Died:
THOMAS WAIT, Esq., after a long and painful illness, during which his right leg was amputated, departed this life at his residence in East Rodman, on the 16th of Jan. 1858, age 49 years and 22 days. He held the office of Justice of the Peace, most of the time for the last twenty years and within that period held the office of Judge of the County Court, Supervisor of the Town, and Postmaster, all of which offices he filled acceptably to the people and with credit and honor to himself. He was a husband and father.

June 5th, 1857, Mr. REUBEN SCOTT of Rutland, age 84 years and 5 months. He was one of the pioneers of the country; he was born in Massachusetts in 1772 and came to Jefferson Co. in 1803 and settled in Rutland, the same year. He professed religion in 1808 and united with the Methodist Episcopal Church. He left an aged widow and a large family of children to mourn his departure.

February 11, 1858, p. 2:

Married:
On Jan. 5, by Rev. M. L. Eastman, Mr. GEO. S. MILLER of Gouverneur, and Miss CLARRIE E. DAY of Hermon.

At Sardinia, NY, on the 7th inst., at the residence of the bride's father, Jonathan Cook, Esq., by the Rev. K. D. Nettleton, Mr. CHARLES EARLL and MRS. HATTIE A. CLAPP, both of Chicago.

In the town of Lyme, Dec. 26th, 1857, by J. Zimmerman, Mr. JOHN JOHNSON and MRS. HARRIET MOORE, both of Lyme.

At Pilar Point, Dec. 31, 1857 by J. Zimerman, Mr. ELAM ROCKWOOD and Miss PHILETIA DOUGLASS. (probable Felitia)

In Pamelia, January 28th, by Rev. P. Morse, Mr. JAMES FRISBY of Brownville to Miss HARRIET A. ZOLLAR, of Pamelia.

In Clayton, Feb. 6, by the Rev. G. W. Divoll, Mr. WILLIAM H. LIVINGSTNE to Miss SARAH JANE CUMMINGS, both of Clayton.

On the 31st ult, by the Rev. M. W. Empie, Mr. ALONZO ROUSE of Orleans and Miss REBECCA CANFIELD of Clayton.

Died:
On Thursday evening Jan. 28th of scarlet fever, after a short illness, HELEN ELIZABTH, only child of ALFRED W. and SUSAN E. RICE of Martin St., town of Champion, age 4 years, 8 months and 12 days.

In Brownville, Jan. 30th, MRS. OLIVIA SKINNER, wife of the HON. ALANSON SKINNER, age 64 years. Her funeral was attended on the 1st inst.,

In Henderson, Jan. 26th, after a short and painful disease, Mr. DAVID M. ASPINWALL, age about 40 years. He was an active business man, a good citizen, a kind husband, an affectionate father, a devoted Universalist and a practical christian. He left a wife and six children, mostly small. A very large and deeply interested congregation attended his funeral on the 28th.

In Henderson on the 27th of January, MRS. WILKINSON, widow of the late JOHN WILKINSON, age about 60 years. A devoted mother of two daughters and two sons in their maturity. Her funeral was well attended on the 29th.

February 18, 1858, p. 6:

Married: At Evans Mills, Feb. 12th, by C. P. Granger, Mr. MARTIN PRIEST, of Watertown, and Miss EMELIA HURD, of Sanfords Corners, LeRay.

At the parsonage, in Rodman, on the 6th inst., by Rev. H. O. Tilden, Mr. PETER B. DOXTATER of Adams, to Miss MARIA N. STEVENS of the former place.

At the same place and by the same, on the 8th inst., Mr. ORRIN H. PLANCHARD of Rodman, to Miss EMILY A. DEWEY of Adams.

At the Kirby House, in this village, Thursday, Feb. 11th, by the Rev. T. Babcock, Mr. PORTER A. FULLER, of Cape Vincent, and Miss CAROLINE N. HINCKLEY, of Wolf Island.

Died:
At Clinton, Oneida Co., age 18 years and 4 months, of consumption, ADDIE, wife of GEO. AMADEN.
Transcriber's note: could not verify this couple or the age of the deceased.

At Smithville, Saturday morning, Jan. 9th ult., HON. ELIHU M. McNEIL, age 60 years. He was a member of the State Legislature in the years 1842 and 1846 and also a member of the Constitutional Convention of 1846.

At Hustisford, Dodge Co., WI, on the 3d of November, of consumption, MRS. CORNELIA BOWE, daughter of SMITH ADSIT, formerly of Watertown, NY, in the 29th year of her age.

In Portland, Dodge Co., WI, Feb. 1, 1858, MRS. SMITH ADSIT, formerly of Pamelia, Jeff. Co. Montgomery Co. papers copy.

February 25, 1858, p. 3;

Married:
In Philadelphia, at the residence of Mr. John T. Strickland, by the Rev. L. S. Day, Mr. CHARLES ROBERTS of Felts Mills, to Miss CAROLINE M. STRICKLAND of Philadelphia.

On the 21st Jan. ult, at the residence of the bride's father in Hammond, St. Law. Co., NY, by the Rev. Mr. Austin, Mr. GEO. W. BROWN of Union Grove, Ill. To Miss P. J. WEAVER of Hammond, NY.

On Feb. 17th at Lawton's Hotel in Evans Mills, by Rev. H. M. Church, Mr. BRAYTON BROWN of Clayton, to Miss LAURA KIMBALL, of Pamelia.

On Feb. 10th at the bride's father, by the same, Mr. WELLINGTON W. REESE, of LeRay, to Miss LYDIA ANN HAMLIN, of Philadelphia.

In Pamelia, at the Union Church, on the evening of the 21st inst., by Rev. P. Morse, Mr. WILLIAM C. GOULD, with Miss MARY J. LEAVITT, both of Pamelia.

In this village, on the 14th inst., by the Rev. B. L. Diefendorf, Mr. JOHN B. COPELEY to Miss EMMA PIERCE, all of Watertown.

On the 16th inst., at the residence of the bride's father in Denmark, by Rev. H. Bowen, Mr. J. PARKER ADAMS of Lowville, and Miss AZULAH MARTIN

Died:
In Champion, Feb. 17th inst., DEACON DANIEL JACKSON, age 82 years, 11 months. On the morning of his death, he and his son went into the wood house and commenced chopping. They had not been long at work when the son heard a noise, resembling the falling of a stick of wood, and on turning he saw his father prostrate and unconscious upon the ground. All efforts to restore him were in vain. Deacon Jackson was one of the pioneers of Jeff. Co. He and his now bereaved widow, came to Champion the 1st day of March, 1805, and settled on the same farm where he died. He professed Christianity in 1817 and united with the Congregational Church, with which he has continued an active, faithful and worthy member until the day of his sudden death. What seems quite remarkable is, that in so numerous a family (twelve children) all of them have been temperate and highly respected, and not one of them or their numerous descendants have died in the town where for fifty-three years they have resided.

In Ellisburgh, Feb. 7th 1858, IDA J., daughter of Mr. DANIEL and MRS. AMANDA M. WOOD, age 2 years.

In Ellisburgh, Feb. 13th, 1858, IDA J., daughter of Mr. P. B. and MRS. ELIZA A. WASHBURN, age 1 year.

Near the village of Adams, on the morning of the 9th inst., of inflammation of the lungs, EMILY M., eldest daughter of T. S. GRAVES of Watertown, age 6 years.

At Hustisford, Dodge Co., WI on the 3d of November, of consumption, MRS. CORNELIA BROMER, daughter of SMITH ADSIT, formerly of Watertown, NY, in the 29th year of her age.

In Portland, Dodge Co., WI, Feb. 1, 1858, Mr. SMITH ADSIT, formerly of Pamelia, Jeff. Co. Montgomery Co. papers copy.

March 4, 1858, p. 3:

Married:
In Pamelia, on the evening of Feb. 24, 1858, by Rev. C. N. Chandler, Mr. N. J. EDMONDS of Denmark, Lewis Co., and Miss MARY FLINT of the former place.

Also, at the Parsonage, 56 Franklin St., on the evening of March 1st, by the same, Mr. HART V. BAKER, of Watertown, and Miss ADELIA S. BURNHAM of Rutland.

On the morning of the 24th ult, at Sterling Centre, Cayuga Co., by Rev. H. L. Dox of Adams, E. S. TALLMAN, Esq., of LaFargeville, Jeff. Co., to Miss SOPHIA, daughter of JAMES GREEN, Esq., of the former place.

In Ellisburgh, at the house of the bride's father, Feb. 25, 1858, by Rev. M. M. Rice, Mr. WALLACE F. RUSSELL, to Miss MIRANDA A. NASH, all of Ellisburgh.

On the 10th instant, by Rev. J. H. Stewart, Mr. SAMUEL COLLINS of Copenhagen, to Miss RUTH GRAGG of Rutland.

At the Kirby House, in this village, by Fred. Emerson, Esq., Feb. 25th, 1858, Mr. CHARLES PATRICK to Miss MINERVA A. RESSEGUIE, both of Hounsfield, N.Y.

Feb. 22, by the Rev. A. A. Thayer, Mr. CHARLES RIDER of Antwerp, and Miss FRANCIS GIBSON of LeRay.

Also, by the same, Feb. 23d Mr. S. W. WARD, ad Miss L. A. WAIT, both of Antwerp.

At Watertown, Feb. 23d 1858, by Rev. John B. Goodenough, Mr. GEORGE W. FALING and Miss SARAH L. DOUD, both of Turin, Lewis County.

Died:
In Adams, Feb. 16th, DEALTON S., son of ALFRED AND MARGETTE A. ROGERS, age 3 years and 4 months.

At the Great Bend in Champion, on the 26th ult, MRS. SARAH ANN, wife of DANIEL McNEIL, Esq., in the 38th year of her age. She left a husband and two children. Her funeral was attended in the Baptist Church, at the Great Bend on Sabbath, by a very large and attentive congregation.

At her residence in Evans Mills, on the 11th ult, MRS. MARTHA BARRETT, wife of EDGAR E. BARRETT, age 40 years and 3 months.

ALMON SNOW, son of JAMES and ELLEN SNOW of Denmark, on the 16th inst., of consumption.

March 11, 1858, p. 3:

Married:
At Clayton, on the 3d inst., by Rev. B. I. Wright, Mr. ALVIN BROWN, to Miss CATHARINE GILLASPIE, all of Clayton.

At Fountain Prairie, WI, Feb. 27, at 9 o'clock a.m. At the residence of the bride's foster father, ELIJAH L. GROUT, by Rev. Alonzo Hitchcock, Mr. THADEUS P. GROUT and Miss MARY JANE, daughter of JAMES INGALLS.

On the 2nd inst., at Pierrepont Manor, by Rev. M. Lyon, Mr. HENRY GRIMSHAW, of Lorraine, and Miss EMILY L. BULLOCK of Worth.

Also, by the same, on the 4th inst. Near Mannsville, Mr. ALONZO L. JAMES and Miss OLIVE J. JENKS.

In Felts Mills, on Sunday the 7th inst., at the residence of the bride's father, by the Rev. Mr. Pitcher, of Black River, Mr. ANDREW DRAKE to Miss MARY CROSSETT, both of Felts Mills.

Died:
On the 4th inst., MRS. EMELINE SMITH, wife of Mr. C. A. SMITH, age 84 years. Her remains were taken to Canajoharie for interment.

On Friday evening, 26th ult, after a protracted illness, JOHN PRESTON HOWK, son of Hon. HENDERSON HOWK of Joliet, ILL. And formerly of Watertown, NY, age 21 years and 2 months.

On the 7th inst., MARY, youngest daughter of JOHN and NANCY SHELDON, of Watertown, age one year and six months.

At Sacketts Harbor, on Wednesday, the 24th of February, MRS. ELIZABETH S. REDFIELD, wife of GEO. REDFIELD, and daughter of the late SAMUEL F. SNOWDEN. (lengthy obituary followed)

Transcriber's note: cemetery stone shows she was age 40.

March 18, 1858, p. 2:

Married:
At Carthage, March 9th by the Rev. H. Doane, Mr. R. J. WILMOT, of Champion, to Miss CARRIE S. KIMBALL of Carthage.

At Clayton, on the11?th inst., at J. B. Hubbard's Hotel, by Rev. H. S. Wright, Mr. JAMES HALL to Miss SELINA FERGUSON, all of Wolf Island, C.W.

On the 11th February, by Rev. J. Zimmerman, at the house of Mr. John Crysler, Mr. LEVI PERRY to Miss JANE BURNETT, both of Brownville.

On the 1st instant, by the same, at the house of H. Whitney, Mr. THOMAS EMERY, of Clayton, to Miss FRANCES K. WHITNEY, of Brownville.

On Friday evening, March 5th, at the house of Mr. Alvah Burlingame, Pillar Point, by the same, Mr. CARY Z. EDDY, of Philadelphia, NY, to Miss B. MATILDA BURLINGAME.

In Henderson Feb. 28, by Rev. F. J. Whitney, Mr. DANIEL W. CORNISH, of Lyons City, Iowa, to Miss MARY E. ANGELL, of Point Peninsula, N.Y.

Died:
In Smithville, at the residence of M.T. Searls, Miss MATILDA PRIMER, age 26 years.

Suddenly, in LeRay, Feb. 27th of old age, EBENEZER DUNTEN, in the 82nd year of his age. The subject was born in Sturbridge, Mass. In 1801 he moved from Washington Co., NY to Watertown, NY, then to Rutland, where he lived until 1817, when he moved to his place of residence, where he resided up to the day of his death. In 1835 he was attacked with inflammation of the eyes, which deprived him of his eyesight. The funeral ceremonies were performed by the Rev. Libbeus Fields of Hounsfield.

On Monday, March 15th, at the Rectory of Trinity Church of this village, MANSFIELD, youngest son of Rev. THEODORE and ELIZABETH N. BABCOCK, age 2 years and 11 months.

In this village, on the 4th inst., CHARLES AUGUSTUS, oldest son of ROBERT and SUSANNAH CHAMBERS, age 7 years, 7 months and 12 days.

In this village, of consumption, on Monday morning, the 15th, Mr. ROBERT PORTER, for many years an industrious and respected citizen, age 48.

March 25, 1858, p. 4:

Married:
At the Kirby House, in this village, on the 18th inst., by Fred Emerson, Esq., Mr. PATRICK SCANLEN to Miss SARAH WRIGHT, both of Hounsfield, NY.

In the town of Cape Vincent, on the 16th inst., by Rev. B. S. Wright, Mr. THEODORE STEDMAN to Miss CLARISSA HAY, both of the above town.

In Christ Church, Sacket's Harbor, by the Rector, Rev. H. G. Wood, SEWELL AULDEN BARNEY and HARRIET CORNELIA NICHOLSON, of Sacket's Harbor.

Died:
Mr. ROBERT PORTER, long a resident of this village, died at his residence on Factory Street, on Monday, the 15th inst., age 48 years, of bronchial consumption. He had been a member of the Fire Department for 20 yrs, its Treasurer for 7 years and a useful member since its earliest organization. His funeral was attended at his house on Wednesday at 1 p.m. By a large concourse of sympathizing friends, including the Fire Companies of the village. A funeral sermon was also preached at the State Street M.E. Church on Sabbath p.m., March 21. (medium sized obituary)

On Pillar Point, on the 12th inst., Mrs. CATHARINE SEE, consort of ADAM SEE, and mother of C. VAN ALLEN, in the 72nd year of her age.

In Adams, on the 14th inst., MELISSA M., daughter of Mr. JOHN McCARTHY, age 18 years.

Suddenly, on the 15th inst., in the town of Antwerp, Mr. LAWRENCE WESTON, age 62 years, long a respected citizen of that town. On a post-mortem examination it was found that death had been produced by ossification of the heart. For nearly 20 years he had served his townsmen in offices of trust. Rev. Mr. Thayer of Watertown, attended his funeral on the 17th instant. In LeRay, March 5th at the residence of Mr. V. COON, LYDIA, wife of FLORELLO COON age 80 years. She left a husband and two children. Canada papers please copy.

In this village, on the 6th inst., ORVILLE, only son of DANIEL and LYDIA SHALER, in his 19th year.

In Adams, on the 11th inst., Hon. JOB LAMSON, of apoplexy, age 67 years.

In Pamelia, on the 9th inst., Mr. JACOB H. ZOLLAR, in the 68th year of his age. He was a very highly esteemed as an excellent husband, father and citizen. In religious faith he was a Universalist. He left a wife and ten children.

In Pamelia, at the residence of Asa Otis, his son-in-law, on the 17th inst., Mr. JOSIAH DUDLEY, who was born in Danvers, Mass., Dec. 24 1767 and was therefore 90 years of age. He moved into the town of LeRay in 1809, when the country was a wilderness, was at the battle of Sackets Harbor and raised a family of nine children, all of whom except one are now living. (short obituary)

April 1, 1858, p. 4:

Married:
On the 25th ult. at the residence of the bride's father, by the Rev. A. A. Thayer, Mr. LORENZO ROGERS to Miss MARY ANN MILLS, both of Pamelia, NY.

In Watertown, March 18th, by Rev. T. Babcock, Pastor of Trinity Church, Mr. JOSEPH C. HEINCELMAN to Miss MARGARET JANE ARMSTRONG, both of Watertown.

In LeRay, March 24th, at the residence of the bride's father, by the Rev. Mr. Church, Mr. JAMES WARD to Miss HELEN M. ROSE, all of LeRay.

In Adams, Sunday evening, March 28, by Rev. C. C. Williams, Mr. JAVIS V. B. GREENE and Miss PHILINDA L. HOSMER, all of Rodman, Jeff. Co.

At the residence of the bride's father, in Alexandria, on the 30th ult, by the Rev. P. Brown, Mr. J. S. EVANS and Miss F. BROWN, all of Alexandria.

In Brownville, on Wednesday, March 24th, by the Rev. J. B. Taft, JAS. W. SLOAT, Esq., and Miss EMMA C. KANE, both of Brownville.

Died:
In Chicago, on Wednesday the 17th ult., of dropsy of the chest, MARCIA C., wife of WM. H. RICE.

In Adams, March 7, of croup, EDDIE, youngest son of B. F. and ELIZA GLEASON, age 7 years.

April 8, 1858, p. 2:

Married:
At the parsonage in Three Mile Bay, March 14th, by the Rev. D. Dye, Mr. JAMES E. CLARKE to Miss SARAH JANE HALL, both of Cape Vincent.

At the Hotel of B. N. Hanson at Theresa, March 30, by Geo. W. Cornwell, Esq., Mr. JOSEPH K. CASE to Miss JANE OSBORN, both of Clayton.

At Mr. Alexr. Ingerson's, March 24th, by the Rev. H. M. Church, Mr. JAMES S. WARD to Miss HELEN M. ROSE, all of LeRay.

In Watertown, April 5th, at the residence of Mrs. Mary Cushman, by Fred Emerson, Esq., Mr. B. B. SIXBURY of Evans Mills, to Miss HELEN F. G. HOUSE, of Pamelia.

In Antrim, Michigan, March 8th by Allen Beard, Esq., Mr. AUREN ROYS, of Ann Arbor, to Miss ASENATH GOULD of Antrim.

Died:
At Great Bend, April 2, Mr. CHANDLER CLARK, formerly of this village, in the 34th year of his age.

In Lyme, March 23d, in the 63d year of his age, Deacon JOSEPH WELLS. Deacon Wells came to the town of Lyme about 40 years ago, with his widowed mother and 7 brothers. Some 20 years ago he found the Saviour precious to his soul, and soon after united with the Baptist Church, He left a widow and children.

At his old residence on Point Salubrious, in the town of Lyme, March 25th, ALMOND BLODGET, Esq., age 72 years, of a tumor in the stomach. He was a volunteer in the War of 1812 and was one of the brave soldiers of Gen. Brown at the Battle of Sackets Harbor. He volunteered, he said “not for the love of war, but for the love of liberty, and to vindicate the cause of freedom.” After the war, he located on a farm lying on Chaumont Bay, where he quietly remained until he finished his labors.

Suddenly, March 22d, at St. Augustine, Florida, SARAH CATHERINE, wife of GEORGE R. FAIRBANKS, formerly of this village.

The New York Reformer, Thursday, April 8, 1858, Page 1:

Horrible---Five Persons Burned to Death

The dwelling house of Daniel Comstock, of Philadelphia, was consumed by fire on Sunday night last. Himself and four children perished in the flames! Mrs. Comstock was at Auburn under medical treatment and thus escaped the destruction, which in this most afflicting manner, has overtaken the other members of the family. The remains of Mr. Comstock were found lying across a tin box in which it is said were his money and valuable papers. The presumption is that he went from his bed below, up stairs, where this box was kept, and became suffocated with smoke and flame before he could make his exit. His children slept up stairs, and in regard to their father's efforts to save them all conjecture is but random guess work. The first must have taken as early as nine o'clock in the evening, as a light as of a burning building was seen in that direction by people at Sanfords Corners as early as nine. But how the fire took must ever remain a mystery.

April 15, 1858, p. 4:

Married:
In Clayton, April 8, by the Rev. G. W. Divoll, HORACE R. MORSE, Esq., to MRS. HELEN M. ESTES, both of that place.

At the residence of J. W. Lawton, April 7th, by Rev. W. S. Titus, Mr. ALVA MOORE of Hounsfield, to Miss ANTOINETTE E. EASTMAN, of Watertown.

In the town of Cape Vincent, on the 30th ult, by Rev. B. S. Wright, Mr. SANFORD PLUMB, of Clayton, to Miss BETSEY RICE, of the former place.

In Philadelphia, NY, on Sunday evening, April 4, at the residence of Mr. ANDREW MILES, by the Rev. L. P. Day, Mr. ROBERT MILES to Miss SARAH CLARK, both of Philadelphia.

Died:
In Lyme, April 6th, at the residence of her parents. NAOMI, wife of JOHN M. WELLS, and daughter of JACOB J. T. and CATHERINE KLOCK, formerly of Fulton Co., NY, age 22 yrs and 23 days.

CHARLES SHERWOOD, son of WM. A. and ANN B. SHERWOOD, of this village, died of dropsy on the brain, on the 25th of March, age 7 years. (obituary followed)

In the town of Champion, at the house of his father, on the 19th of March, BENJAMIN, eldest son of PRESERVED and LINA PIERCE, of pulmonary consumption, age 32 years.

April 22, 1858, p. 4:

Married:
At the home of the bride's father, in Pamelia, on the 14th last, by Rev. J. M. Stewart, Mr. CHARLES H. LEAVITT to Miss ELVIRA L. GOULD of Pamelia.

In Watertown, on the 10th inst., by the same, Mr. J. W. BANKS to Miss HARRIET HAMLIN, of Watertown.

In Watertown, on the 18th inst, by the Rev. A. A. Thayer, Mr. GEORGE MILLIOUS of Watertown, to Miss MARY ANN RAYMOND, of Canada West.

At the residence of the bride's father, in East Hounsfield, on Thursday evening, the 8th inst., by the Rev. J. B. Taft, Mr. WM. KIRBY of Watertown, to Miss ANGELINE E. SLATER.

In Denmark, on the 15th inst., by Rev. C. Clark, Mr. ELIM R. AUSTIN to Miss SARAH A. SHULTZ, all of Denmark.

On the 8th inst, at Anderson's Hotel, Great Bend, by Jerome Whitaker, Esq., Mr. JAMES GARRETTE to Miss EUNICE L. MUNGER, both of Denmark, Lewis Co.

On the 4th inst. In Antwerp, by Rev. Charles Beebee, Mr. ABNER L. FULLER with Miss ANN ELIZA LEWIS, both of Antwerp.

Died:
In Antwerp, on the 4th instant, of a lingering illness, MRS. HANNAH, wife of SAMUEL COOK, JR., age 34 years.

In Jersey City on the 16th inst., COLONEL J. D. MEAD of Swanton, PA, eldest son of HON. N. B. MEAD of Smyrna, Chenango Co., age 38 years.

April 29, 1858, p. 1:

Married:
In Theresa, March 8, at Hanson's Hotel, by Rev. J. Ferdinand Dayan, Mr. A. D. HOLLOWAY to Miss MARY A. STICKNEY, both of Omar, Jefferson County.

At Cape Vincent on the evening of the 15th inst., by Rev. J. F. Dayan at the residence of Miletus Judd, Esq., Mr. ELNATHAN JUDD of Cape Vincent to Miss OLIVIA A. LEE of Lewis, Essex Co., NY

Also , by the same, at the same time and place, Mr. CHARLES JUDD, of Cape Vincent, to Miss EVLIN LEE, of Lewis, Essex Co., NY. The two ladies above mentioned are sisters; the two gentlemen are brothers, and sons of Mr. M. JUDD, of the Cape.

In Smithville, April 16, by Rev. A. Ingalls, Mr. JESSE E. CALKINS to Miss CAROLINE F. WATROUS, both of Richland, Oswego Co., NY.

Also on the 20th, by the same, Mr. DAVID FARR, to Miss LOUISA A. ELMER, both of Henderson.

In Rome, NY, on the 12th April, by Rev. Abbe J. L. Dudreay, Missionary in the Hudson Bay, Mr. C. L. DUVAL, formerly of Canada, to Miss MARY R. SMITH, of South Rutland, NY. Watertown and Rome papers please copy.

At Chaumont, April 13, by Rev. J. A. Canfield, Mr. J. EDSON BELL of Minneapolis, M. T., to Miss MARY JANE SMITH of Chaumont.

At the residence of Mr. H. McCollum, in Carthage, by the Rev. G. M. Jenks, Mr. WM. VOORHEIS, of Florida, Montgomery Co., to Miss LAURA M. GILBERT of Carthage.

At the residence of the bride's father, April 14, by Rev. F. J. Whitney, Mr. MELVIN H. DEWEY to Miss PHEBE JANE TUBBS, both of Henderson.

At Brown's Hotel, in Carthage, by Rev. Geo. A. Ames, Pastor of the Baptist Church, Mr. STERLING W. HAZEN of Copenhagen, and Miss SARAH E. SHULTZ, of Denmark.

Died:
In Woodville, on the 16th inst., of consumption, Miss MIRANDA BURNHAM, in the 24th year of her age.

On the 10th, instant, on Lake Huron, on board Propellor Buckeye, SAMUEL A. SANBORN, age 28 years and one month. The deceased was a resident of Milwaukee, formerly of Keesville, NY. The remains were brought to his father's at Redwood, Jeff. Co., NY. Chicago and Milwaukee papers please copy.

At the residence of her son-in-law, M. L. Hungerford, in Watertown, April 2d, 1858, of dropsy of the heart, MERCY, wife of SOLOMON WILLARD and daughter of ARUNA OTIS, age 67 years. The deceased was born in Vermont in 1791 and while in her youth, she with her parents emigrated into the Black River County and settled in Rutland. At the age of 15 she was united in marriage with SOLOMON WILLARD. Some two years after marriage, they moved to the town of Pamelia, took up a piece of land, built a house in the woods and commenced living together, and sharing the troubles and pleasures of life; raised a large family of 8 sons and 3 daughters, who are all living and settled down within a day's drive of their birth place. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Watertown. On Sunday, the 4th inst., after an appropriate discourse from the Rev. I. Brayton, her remains were conveyed to Brookside Cemetery.

Of scarlet fever, April 19, FRANK W., son of R. W. and MARTHA A. SHERMAN, age 3 years and 2 months.

Of scarlet fever, April 24, HATTIE A., daughter of R. W. and MARTHA A. SHERMAN, age 5 years and 9 months.

At Adams Centre, April 23rd of consumption, ORIN S. SALISBURY, Esq., age 51 years.

At the residence of A. J. Peck, Esq., in this village, on the 22 inst., MRS. KETURAH FIELD, age 84.

May 6, 1858, p. 1:

Married:
In Clayton, April 29, by Rev. G. W. Divoll, Mr. ELIJAH KLOCK to Miss EMILY CARTWRIGHT, both of Orleans.

In Philadelphia, NY, April 27th, by the Rev. W. H. Abbey of Harrisburgh, Lewis Co., at the residence of the parents of the bride, Mr. HENRY M. WILSON and Miss ALMEDA M. STEELE, both of Philadelphia.

By the same, at the same time and place, Mr. SAMUEL S. WOODWORTH, of West Camden, and Miss CORDELIA G. STEELE, sister of the above.

On the 31st ult., at the residence of the bride's father, in Carthage, by Rev. G. M. Jenks, Mr. JERMAIN TALLMAN of Orleans, to Miss MARY SANDERS of the former place.

At Pillar Point, April 20, by Rev. J. Zimmerman, Mr. JONATHAN H. PHELPS of Chaumont, to Miss MARY HASSELWOOD of Pillar Point.

In this village, on Tuesday, Mary 4, by Rev. T. Babcock, of Trinity Church, Mr. SAMUEL P. STORER to Miss FRANCES ELIZABETH, daughter of Mr. SAMUEL HERRICK of this place.

Died:
On the 24th ult, at his residence in Adams, Mr. TYLER WARREN age about 38 years, from the kick of a horse. He left a widow and one son to mourn his death.

In this village, on the 27th ult, THOMAS VAUGHAN, only child of THOMAS C., JR. and EMMA CHITTENDEN, age one year, three months and two days.

At Waukegan, Illinois at the residence of her brother, CORNELIA E., youngest daughter of HENRY and PRUDENCE INGALLS, formerly of this county. Her disease was consumption.

May 13, 1858, p. 3:

Married:
On the 21st ultimo, in the Catholic Church of St. ___C.E., by Rev. C. Lorange, Mr. H. D. TESSIER of Black River, Jeff. Co., to Miss L. C. AUGUSTINE FERGUSON of Terrebonne.

In Alexandria, March 11, by Rev. Friend Freeman, GEO. TAYLER to Miss ELIZABETH PECK, all of that town.

In Alexandria, March 7, by Rev. Friend Freeman, EDWIN HOVER to CAROLINE SHELL, all of that town.

In Alexandria, March 4, by the same, JACOB MILLER to Miss DEZIA A. FREEMAN, all of that town.

In Alexandria, Feb. 25, by the same, DANIEL SPRINGER to Miss MARTHA FOX, all of that town.

In Alexandria, April 14, by Rev. George Rockwell, ANDREW THOMPSON to Miss MARY WALTON, all of that town.

In Alexandria, April 18, by Rev. Jehial Austin, ALFRED MARSH to Miss BETSEY BOWLS, all of that town.

May 6, at the house of George Rounds, by Rev. J. Zimmerman, Mr. ASAHEL WESTCOTT to Miss MARTHA ROUNDS, both of Pillar Point.

At Galesburgh, Mich., on the evening of March 31, by Rev. S. Steele at the M. E. Church, O. T. WELCH, Esq., of Decatur, Michigan, to Miss ABBIE E. SIMMONDS of the former place.

On the 8th inst., by Rev. J. H. Stewart, Mr. ROBERT ELDER to Miss ELIZABETH JACKSON, both of this village.

At Champion, on the 22d ult, at the house of the bride's father, by G. W. Ames, of Carthage, Mr. DANIEL McNEIL of Great Bend, to Miss MARTHA F. WEBB.

Near Madison, Wis., April 25th by Rev. Alex. Holton, Miss GRATIA A. HOWARD, formerly of Jefferson Co., NY and Prof. M. H. HARE, both late of Morgan, Iowa.

Died:
In Lyme, May 8, DANIEL NORTH in the 56th year of his age. Mr. North came to Lyme from LeRay, some ten years since, from which time he suffered much until death.

In Antwerp, on the morning of the 30th ult, IRA BEAMAN, Esq., in the 58th year of his age. His death was caused by a fall he received in January last, rupturing a blood vessel in the region of the brain, from which he never fully recovered. At the time of his death, we believe he was one of the acting directors of the Farmers Insurance Company of this county. (medium length obituary)

May 20, 1858, p. 3:

Married:
By the Rev. G. S. Warren, at the residence of the Hon. WM. ROUSE, the bride's father, Mr. PETER SWIND to Miss SARAH ROUSE, all of Clayton.

In Washington, on the 11th inst., at the Church of the Epiphany, by the Rev. Dr. Hall, HON. SILAS M. BURROUGHS of New York and Miss CHARLOTTE, youngest daughter of S. BRINTNALL, Esq., formerly of Watertown, NY.

Died:
In Rutland, NY, on the morning of May 10, Miss POLLY EAMES, age 17 years, daughter of CLIFT EAMES, Esq.

In Fond du Lac, Wis., April 29th, of bronchial consumption, LOUISA M., daughter of the late surgeon WM. ADAMSON of Brownville, NY, and MRS. ISABELLA ADAMSON of the former place, age 18 years.

In Lisbon, near Ogdensburgh, St. Lawr. Co., on the 5th inst., at the residence of his brother-in-law, Mr. Jas. North, CYRUS W. BALDWIN, Esq., of Ogdensburgh in the 49th year of his age. (lengthy obituary)

In Smithville, on the 8th inst., of typhoid fever, RUTH ANN, eldest daughter of HIRAM and JERUSHA_____ , age 16 years.

In Berlin, Marquette Co., WI, April 25, CHARLES W., son of C. B. and E. H. HOLLOWAY, in his 4th year.

May 27, 1858, p. 3:

Married:
In Janesville, Wisconsin, May first, Mr. DAVID ANDRUS of Evans Mills, Wisconsin, to Miss ROXY HITCHCOCK, of Watertown, NY

May 23rd by the Rev. A. A. Thayer, Mr. L. A. GOODNOW of the firm of Goodnow & Holden, of this village, to Miss ANGELINE TOLMAN, of Watertown.

Died:
Of consumption, on the 14th inst, at the house of her father, Mr. SIMEON HOWARD, Cape Vincent, CATHERINE, wife of D. M. MILLS, age 29 years.

In LeRay, May 18th, of inflammation of the brain, CYRUS S. PORTER, son of FRANCIS and SALLY PORTER, in the 29th year of his age. He left a wife and aged parents. His last eulogies were by Rev. O. P. Pitcher.

At Theresa, May 18, LIZZIE, infant daughter of WM. E. and MARY C. HOYT, age two months.

In Pamelia, May 2, of brain fever, NEWTON K., only son of GILES and ALMIRA BANISTER, age 6 years and 8 mos.

In LeRay, on the 18th instant, Miss LYDIA BURINGTON, of consumption, in her 32d year.

June 3, 1858, p. 1:

Married:
In this village on the 22nd ult., by Rev. P. Morse, Mr. JOSEPH LOZHBEHLAR, of Terol, Austria, to Miss ANNA KRABHAR, of Torrel Park, Austria.

May 18th at the residence of Mr. Francis Forbes, Clayton, by Rev. R. Houghton, Mr. HIRAM GRANT, late of California, to Miss JANE FORBES of Clayton.

At Black River, on Tuesday evening, May 25, by Rev. G. A. Pitcher, Dr. JEROME B. TAMBLIN to Miss CARRIE McLEAN of Black River.

Died:
In Pamelia, on Sunday, May 30 of scarlet fever, after an illness of a few days, MRS. MARGARET JANE COBURN, age 30 years, wife of WILLIAM M. COBURN, Esq., and daughter of SAMUEL MIDDLETON, Esq., of Rutland.

In this village, May 31, Mr. BAKER MASSEY, age 64 years and 7 months. He was the youngest of a family of 17 children—9 sons and 8 daughters, only one of whom survives him. He was born in Windsor, West Parish, VT., Oct. 31, 1794, where he resided with is parents until the spring of 1804, when he followed his brothers, HART and ISAIAH, into this county, where he married and resided for 48 years. He was identified with the Eagle Tavern on Factory Square in Watertown, NY. He was a member of the Universalist Church and his funeral was on Wednesday, June 2, at 2 o'clock p.m.

At North Adams, May 31, EMMA W. READ, daughter of GILBERT and HARRIET A. READ, in her 6th year.

In this town, May 29th, by suicide, MRS. ELIZABETH ROGERS, in the 73rd year of her age.

In Rodman, May 8th, ELLEN AMELIA wife of JOHN B. RYDER and only daughter of ALVAH and ____ MAY?, age 24 years.

June 10, 1858, p. 3:

Married:
At Black River, at McOmber's Hotel, by E. D. Allen, Esq., on the 31st ult., Mr. GEORGE HART of LeRay to Miss MARY, daughter of ALEXANDER JACOBS, of Felts Mills.

At Philadelphia, Jeff. Co., June 2, by Rev. C. W. Treadwell of Theresa, Mr. HENRY B. MOSHER of Watertown, to Miss MATILDA TUCKER, of Philadelphia.

At Dexter, May 8, by the Rev. P. G. Keyes, Mr. G. L. JACOBS of Cadiz Ohio. To Miss LOUISA HARDY of Dexter.

Died:
April 26th, JOSHUA GREEN, at his home in Iowa Co., Iowa, after four days illness, formerly of Rutland, in this county, age 73 years. He left a widow and one son in Iowa, and three daughters in this county.

In Alexandria, June 6th, of chronic inflammation of the stomach and bowels, MINERVA N., daughter of LODOWICK and JULIANA DILLEN, in her 13th year.

On the 1st inst., ALICE E., only child of JOHN F. and EMILY A. PECK of Champion, age 2 years and 5 months.

June 17, 1858, p. 4:

Married:
In Beloit, Wis., by Rev. J. Bailey, on the 26th May, Mr. KENRICK SCOVIL of Monroe, WI, and formerly of this village, with Miss M. A. LEWIS, of Beloit.

Died:
In Orleans, the 30th of May, Mr. ELI P. STROUGH, in the 29th year of his age.

At the residence of her son, ELIJAH CORY, of LeRay, on the 18th inst., MRS. POLLY B. CORY, age 92 years and 9 months.

June 24, 1858, p. 4:

Died:
At his residence in Brownville, June 1, of apoplexy, Mr. DAVID CHROUCH, in his 85th year.



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