A semi-weekly newspaper published in Watertown, NY, 1866-1918, by A.H. Hall.It began with the July 19, 1866 issue.


January - April 1884

Jan-Apr, May-Jun, Jul-Dec

January 2, 1884, p. 8:

At the residence of SIMEON ATHERTON, the bride's father, in this city, Dec. 24th, by Rev. M. R. Webster, Mr. WM. A. THOMAS to Miss MAGGIE ATHERTON, both of Watertown.

At the M. E. Parsonage in Brownville, Dec. 26, by Rev. S. M. Warn, Mr. WAYNE ALLISON and Miss LILLIAN E. RANDALL, both of Limerick.

At Holyoke, Mass. on the 24th inst., by Rev. M. W. Stryker, Mr. H. H. CARTER of Holyoke, and Miss MATTIE DRYBURN, of this city.

At No. 44 High Street, in this city, on Dec. 24 at 3 o'clock p.m., by Rev. Russel A. Olin, Mr. JERRY SORROW and Miss MARY ANN DIETRICH.

At the residence of the bride's parents, 27 Washington St., this city, by Rev. G. B. Stevens, CHARLES B. ATWELL of Evanston, Illinois and MARY J. KELLOGG, of Watertown.

Dec. 25 at East Watertown, by Rev. H. Hickok, OLIVER A. BLAIR and ANNA TAYLOR, both of Rutland, NY.

At the residence of Mrs. MARY S. MANN, the bride's mother, in this city, Dec. 27, 1883, by Rev. M. R. Webster, Mr. FRANCIS A. HARRIS of Sterling, Neb., to MRS. MARY A. CLARK, of Watertown, NY.

About 50 invited guests assembled Thursday evening at the residence of H. H. KELLOGG, Washington Street, to witness the marriage of MARY JOSEPHINE, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. KELLOGG to Prof. CHARLES B. ATWELL of S. Evanston, Ill. Rev. Geo. B. Stevens officiated...The bridesmaids were Miss SARAH KELLOGG, sister, and Miss LIZZIE HITCHCOCK, cousin of the bride. The groomsmen were Prof. J. SCOTT CLARK of Syracuse University, and W. G. ATWELL, brother of the groom. Ushers were PERCY L. KLOCK and HARRY GOLDING...

In Boylston, Oswego Co., NY, Dec. 25, HANNAH, wife of JOHN O'RILEY, age 70 years.

Suddenly, in this city, Dec. 25, JESSIE JERRETT, age 55 years.

In Stone Mills, at the residence of JOHN GAILEY, Dr. JACOB DAAB, age 29 years and 3 months.

In Detroit, on the 25th, inst., MRS. HENRY REAMER, formerly of Theresa, NY, age 26 years, 4 months and 26 days.

In Stone Mills, Dec. 24, NORMAN, son of JOHN and JOSEPHINE GAILEY, age 18 years and 7 months.

In Pamelia, Dec. 23, KATIE FOX, wife of DANIEL FOX, age 74 years, 8 months and 23 days.

At Black River, Dec. 27, 1883, ROBERT GROGAN, age 71 years.

In this city, at the residence of her aunt, MRS. MARGARET STIMSON, Dec. 28, Miss MARY E., daughter of the late THOMAS and ROSA MORGAN, age 29 years and 5 months.

In Rutland, at the residence of her son, ALBERT HOSMER, Dec. 28, 1883, HARRIET HOSMER, age 79 years, 1 month and 29 days.

In Watertown, Dec. 29, 1883, NORMAN S. WOODWORTH, age 25 years.

A few days ago, in Clayton, Jeff. Co., at the residence of his son, Hon. JAMES JOHNSON, Waterman Johnson died. He was born in West Greenwich, RI, September 8, 1803 and was the third in a family of thirteen children, whose ancestors had settled Rhode Island. He spent his boyhood at home and in Providence...Mr. Johnson married MARY MYERS April 13, 1823, and after 60 years of union the circle was broken by her death last April, in the same room in which her husband died a few days ago. After marriage, Mr. and Mrs. Johnson moved to a farm near Utica, and ran a sawmill and in 1836, he removed to Depauville, Jeff. Co., where he worked at his trade as a carpenter. Later they went to Clayton and their son, James, was elected Sheriff of Jefferson Co. He was a member of the M. E. Church over 60 years, and held the office of School Commissioner and Justice of the Peace...

With regret we chronicle the death of HENRY M. HIND, which occurred Sunday morning. Mr. Hind was 50 years of age, and was born in the city of Utica, Aug. 17, 1838. ...He married HELEN C. BURLINGAME in 1860, who survives him with one daughter. He came to this city in 1873 and carried on brewing in the old Haas Brewery about two years and has since been engaged in malting in P. Mundy's malt house...He was confined to his house but a few weeks, but his disease, which was enlargement of the heart, was rapid in its progress, producing dropsy and ending fatally. His funeral will take place from his late residence No. 4 1/2 Iron Block, Wednesday at 3 p.m.

In LaFargeville, on the 27th ult., of consumption, Mr. HOMER W. BEAREDSLEY, age 35 years. He was the youngest son of JOHN N. and LUCY BEARDSLEY...A funeral service in the parents' dwelling by Rev. Mr. Stewart on the 30th ult, where a large number of friends and neighbors gathered...

DR. J. DAAB - It is with sadness that we announce the death of Dr. J. DAAB of LaFargeville, who died at the residence of John Gailey, near Stone Mills at 8 p.m. Wednesday. The doctor has not been feeling well for some time....

January 8, 1884, p. 8:

In LeRay, Jan. 1st, by J. N. Helmer, Esq., Mr. MARTIN CARPENTER of Pillar Point and Miss SABINA SHIMEL of Orleans.

At the residence of Mrs. A. R. Lewis, Dec. 31, by Prof. C. E. Hawkins, Mr. JAMES G. VAN EPPS to Miss ALICE M. LEWIS, both of this city.

At the residence of Moses Eames, in this city, Dec. 31, by Rev. M. R. Webster, Mr. ADELBERT L. ANGELL to Miss ALTA MAY ROOT, both of this city.

At the residence of Mr. A. Hunt, Rodman, NY, Dec. 31, by Rev. P. LcClar, Mr. ELAM D. DOOLEY and Miss FLORENCE M. HUNT, both of Rodman.

At the residence of Mrs. William Hadock, LeRay St., Jan.2 by the Rev. J. Winslow, rector of St. Pauls Church, Antwerp, Mr. ALLAN BENEDICT of Fairport, Monroe Co., and MRS. LOVINA J. GOWDY of Watertown.

In Watertown, Jan. 1, by Rev. S. A. Hayt, Mr. GEORGE M. SIMPSON and Miss MIRANDA A. ROBINSON, both of this city.

At the home of the bride in Redwood, Jan. 1st, by Rev. J. H. Stewart, Mr. D. HERSHEL DOWLING of Fine, and Miss EMMA, youngest daughter of CHARLES ZOLLER, Esq.

At the Orleans parsonage on Jan. 1st, by Rev. W. E. Traver, Mr. JEROME SHAVE of Perch River and Miss ADDIE GOTHAM of Dexter.

At the residence of H. Gardiner, Esq., Adams Centre, Jan. 5, by Rev. S. S. Bidwell, Mr. GEORGE H. FASSETT and Miss CARRIE A. GARDINER.

In Kansas City, Dec. 23, LEWIS A. PIERCE for many years a resident of this city, age 61 years.

In this city, Jan. 4, HARRY A., son of EDWARD and FLORENCE STOCKWELL, age 3 years, 2 months and 2 days.

In this city, Jan. 5, ANDREW B. HENDERSON, age 47 years and 6 months.

In this city, Jan. 3, Miss HANNAH E. MALLERY, age 88 years.

In Antwerp, Dec. 29, JOSEPHINE, wife of LEWIS FORTON, age 27 years.

In Hounsfield, Jan. 1, JOHN EVELEIGH, age 74 years and 10 months.

In Whitestown, Oneida Co., Jan. 1, MRS. LUCY A. W. ALDEN, age 74 years.

At Pillar Point, Nov. 18, HOLSEY W. CRAPO, age 62 years.

In Town of Brownville, Jan. 7, LUCINDA, widow of the late SOLOMAN BEEBEE, age 73 years.

In Brownville, Jan. 2, MARY, wife of REUBEN SATCHWELL, age 55 years and 8 days.

Memorial poem written for Mr. and Mrs. C. H. CORNWALL in remembrance of their infant child, HARRY, who died June 3d, 1883.

January 16, 1884, p. 2:

At Massena, NY on the 9th inst., by Rev. H. Hesselgrave, Mr. CHARLES M. FAIRBANKS, of this city, and Miss NELLIE A. HYDE of Massena.

In this city, Jan. 1st, 1884, by Rev. W. F. Hemenway, E. B. PEPPERS and IDA M. WAITE, all of this city.

In Watertown, NY, Tuesday, Jan. 8th, 1884, by the Rev. S. A. Hayt, Mr. PERCY E. DOWE of Yonkers, NY and Miss A. A. LESTER of Black River.

At the home of the bride, No. 8 Grove St., Jan. 8, 1884, by Rev. M. R. Webster, Mr. EDWARD W. BATES and Miss ELLA C. KUDER, both of this city.

In this city, Jan. 12, 1884, PETER BALTUFF, age 81 years and 24 days.

In Dexter, Dec. 25th, 1883, MRS. NANCY BAKER, widow of DANIEL R. BAKER, age 82 years.

In Fredonia, NY, Jan. 5, of paralysis, MRS. LYDIA, widow of PHINEAUS BRAINARD, in her 74th year. She was a native of Adams, Jeff. Co., NY.

In Marathon, Cortland Co., Dec. 28, of consumption, ELMA, daughter of JAMES N. BAUM of Potsdam, age 24 years.

In this city, Jan. 11, AGNES, daughter of FRANK and ELLEN PROSPER, age 3 months and 18 days.

At Utica on the 3d inst., ARAMINTA J., wife of L. S. LANDON, age 61 years, 10 months and 23 days.

In this city, Jan.8, GEORGE LUTHER, son of ROBERT G. and ALICE L. HART, age 18 days.

Killed at Selma, Tular Co., January 4, WM. NEVILLE MAHAR of Albany, NY, eldest son of WM. and EUDORA MAHAR.

January 23, 1884, p. 7:

At the residence of the officiating clergyman, Jan. 15, 1884, by Rev. M. R. Webster, Mr. JOHN HALL of South Rutland, NY to Miss IDA M. OUTWATER of Watertown, NY

At Rutland, Jan. 16, 1884, by Rev. H. Hickok, FRED K. WISNER of Harrisburg, NY and EMMA M. WOOLEY of Watertown, NY

At Theresa, NY, Jan. 10, by Rev. S. E. Brown, Mr. DeWITT C. RODENHURST, M.D. of Philadelphia, NY and Miss MATTIE H. POOLE of Theresa, NY.

At 2. p.m. yesterday, GEORGE VAN AERNAM of Glendale, and Miss ROSA B. CONNELL, daughter of N. D. CONNELL were united in marriage at the residence of the bride's parents on Court Street. The ceremony was performed by Rev. T. B. Shepard of Ilion, assisted by Rev. D. D. Parker of Felts Mills, an uncle of the bride. Guests were present not only from the city, but from Felts Mills, Carthage, Williamstown, Fulton and Gouverneur.

In this city, Jan. 19, HENRY NIMBLET, age 34 years, 4 months, 27 days.

ANNA E., daughter of JOHN and HATTIE WELDON, age 12 years.

In this city, Jan. 19, MINNIE, daughter of LUKE McGLEW, age 17 years and 11 months.

In this city, Jan. 20, WM. F. LAWRENCE, age 80 years.

In this city, Jan. 20, MARY ANN, daughter of G. C. and KATIE CONWAY, age 1 year and 6 months.

In this city, Jan. 20, JACOB HERMES, age 61 years, 6 months and 6 days.

In the town of Henderson, Jan. 29, CATHARINE, widow of the late GEORGE WESCOTT, age 72 years.

In Theresa, Dec. 29, 1883, LURA MAY, youngest daughter of H. V. and LOVINA PRICE, age 3 years, 7 months and 21 days.

On the evening of Jan. 21, at Watertown, Dakota, of diptheria, IONE, daughter of F. W. and BELL KEMP HOYT, age 3 years.

JACOB HERMES, SR. died of paralysis Sunday, at his residence on Academy Street. He was born in Croef A. D. Mosel Prussia, in 1822, and came to this city in 1852. He followed his trade, that of a butcher, until very recently. He was a member of Watertown Lodge, F. and A. M. and was a good citizen in every sense of the word. He leaves a wife and two children, JACOB and MARY E. The funeral will take place today and the body will be interred with Masonic Honors.

January 30, 1884, p. 4:

At Burrville, NY, Jan. 25, 1884, by Rev. S. A. Hayt, DAVID R. HARDY of Rutland, and EMILY WILSON of Burrville.

At the home of the bride's parents, Jan. 21, 1884, by Rev. Wm. M. Holbrook, THOAS A. BARRETT of Madrid, and Miss MARY E. JONES of Norwood, NY.

In Norwood, Jan. 23, 1884, by Rev. Wm. M. Holbrook, JOHN GOUION and Miss CLARA HOGLE, both of Pierrepont, St. Lawrence Co.

In Clayton at the bride's home, WILLIAM LINGENFELTER, Esq., Jan. 23, 1884, by Rev. M. M. Rice, Mr. GUST G. WATTERHAHN and Miss MINNIE M. LINGENFELTER.

At the same time and place by the same, Mr. GEORGE E. DANIELS and Miss KATIE E. LINGENFELTER, all of Clayton.

At the home of the bride at Henderson Harbor, Jan. 24, 1884, by Rev. C. H. Walton, Mr. ARTHUR L. CHAPMAN and Miss ETTA L. TYLER.

In this city, Jan. 24, OSCAR BISHOP, age 59 years.

In Flatbush, NY, Jan. 23, 1884, CLEMENT T. RICE.

At Sackets Harbor, Jan. 24, ALANSON FIELD, age 83 years.

In this city, Jan. 25, MARY R., wife of E. M. GREEN, age 41 years, 2 months and 23 days.

At Hounsfield, Jan. 7, SARAH, widow of the late JOHN SARGENT, age 85 years.

At Maple Plain, Hennepin, Co., Minn, on Sunday, Jan. 6, 1884, GEORGE W. SMITH formerly of Jeff. Co., NY, age 67 years.

In this city, Jan. 28, GRACE ALLEEN, daughter of DEXTER H. and MARY E. PHILLIPS, age 9 years, 3 months and 26 days.

Poem lines written in remembrance of our mother, MARY, wife of REUBEN SATCHWELL, who died Jan. 2, 1884, age 55 years and 8 days...

The following obituary is clipped from the Beauford, S.C., Sea Island News. Mr. DAVENPORT was a son of J. H. DAVENPORT, formerly proprietor of the Oakland House, this city and for many years in the employ of P. an early hour on Monday morning, the 7th inst., Mr. A. S. Davenport, our telegraph operator and express agent, had died that morning and comparatively in a sudden and unexpected manner...He was a native of Watertown, NY and came among us a stranger, and at the time of his death was 47 years of age...He was a member of the Ancient Free Masons, of the Beaufort volunteer artillery and of the fire department...His remains were taken from the residence of Mr. George Holmes at 3 p.m. Tuesday and followed to St. Helena Episcopal Church by a large number of our citizens, where the obsequies were performed by Rev. John Kershaw...his remains were deposited in that old churchyard...he leaves a father, brothers and sisters...his favorite sister, of whom he often spoke is a resident of San Francisco, California...he was buried with Masonic Honors...

FRANCIS N. KILBY, age 48 years, died at his post of duty, on the ill-fated steamer, Manistee, which was lost with all on board, on or about November 15, 1883...(by) Post No. 273, G.A.R., Henderson, NY, Jan. 10, 1884.

February 6, 1884, p. 2:

On Jan. 30, by the Rev. H. E. Chase at the residence of the bride's father, Mr. R. H. HIBBARD to Miss CARRIE J. ZOLLER, both of Alexandria.

At Three Mile Bay, Jan. 3d, by Rev. J. V. Shurtz, Rev. E. F. MAINE to Miss ADDIE H. CARLISLE both of Three Mile Bay.

At Redwood, Jan. 31st, by Rev. G. F. Hartwig, Mr. AD. HOFFERBERTH to Miss A. M. BICKELHAUPT.

In Watertown, Feb. 4, by Rev. S. A. Hayt, CHARLES W. LESTER and HATTIE E. PORTTE, both of this city.

At Bishop Street, Jan. 30, by Rev. C. H. Walton, Mr. WILLIE GROMMONS of Smithville and Miss BELL MARTIN.

At Bishop Street, Jan. 30, by Rev. C. H. Walton, Mr. EDISON BONNETT and Miss LUCINDA MARTIN.

At Clayton, Jan. 30, by Rev. M. M. Rice, Mr. JOHN WETTERHAHN, of Orleans, and Miss KATE A. WAGNER of Clayton.

At Gouverneur, NY, Jan. 22, by Rev. G. Rugg, Mr. JAMES J. BAIRD of Canton, NY to MRS. M. A. CONVERSE of Watertown, NY

In this city, Jan. 31st, ELLEN, widow of the late JOHN HICKEY, age 60 years.

At North Wilna, Feb. 1st, 1884, ALLETTA M. CLINE, daughter of S. G. and N. P. NORTON of Plessis, age 23 years, 9 months and 17 days.

In the town of Hounsfield, Jan. 12, 1884, PATTIE, wife of the late LEVI LAMON, age 81 years and 10 months.

In Lorraine, Jan. 30, PETER BECKER, age 74 years.

At Fort Bliss, Texas, Jan. 12, of pneumonia, FREDERICK GRANDJEAN, a member of Co. G, 23d Infanty, age 28 years, 1 month and 1 day.

Near Depauville, Jan. 11, GEORGE E. MARKWICK, age 22 years, 7 months and 15 days.

At Edwards, Jan. 26, MRS. ANNA M. WOOLEVER, wife of Mr. HARVEY WOOLEVER, age 67 years. She and her husband lived together 49 years. She leaves four children...Funeral services by Rev. Dr. J. S. Lee of Canton.

At Clifton, Staten Island, Jan. 10, MRS. SARAH M., wife of the late COL. JOHN BRADLEY, age 82? years. Mrs. Bradley was the daughter of the late Judge JOHN BROWN, one of the earliest settlers of Brownville.

Died, at her home in Pittston, PA, January 20, of heart disease, MARTHA, wife of SIDNEY C. SOMERS, age 80 years, 9 months and 5 days. The funeral services were held at her residence on January 23d, Rev. George H. Kirkland, Rector of St. James Parish, officiating. Mrs. Somers was born at Sackets Harbor, this county, April 15th, 1853 and was the third daughter of RICHARD CONLIN, Esq., of that place...About three years ago, she went to Pittston, and on January 2d, 1883, married Mr. Sidney C. Somers...

At Chestnut Ridge Farm, on the 20th ult, after a long and painful illness, MRS. CATHARINE, widow of the late GEORGE WESCOTT of Henderson, age 72 years. Mrs. Wescott leaves one brother, three widowed sisters, an only son, three grandchildren, to mourn...Residing with her daughters-in-law, whose husbands were drowned about four years since--a great sorrow to her as well as them...Her funeral was attended by a large number of friends and acquaintances on the 23rd inst., to whom a discourse was delivered by Rev. Mr. Stewart of Watertown.

February 13, 1884, p. 6:

At the residence of the bride at Sackets Harbor, NY, Feb. 5, 1884, by the Rev. A. W. Allen, EDWIN C. KNOWLTON and MRS. FIDELIA R. COULBURN, both of Sackets Harbor.

At the residence of Peter Roberts, No. 1 Thompson Street, Watertown, NY, Feb. 5, 1884, by Rev. M. R. Webster, Mr. GEO. B. FOUNTAIN of Middlesex, NY to Miss KITTIE M. BROWN of this city.

At the residence of the bride's mother Dec. 26, 1883, by the Rev. T. B. Leith, W. C. THOMPSON to Miss MARY N. BUEL, all of Cheoboygan, Mich.

In Hermon, Feb. 7, 1884, by Rev. W. D. Chase, E. J. GUYOTT, M.D. of Gouverneur to ANNA E. GALE, of Hermon.

In this city, Feb. 6, 1884, GEORGE J. GRENELL, age 56 years and 26 days.

At Hermon, St. Lawrence Co., NY, Mr. WILLIAM UNDERWOOD, age 86 years and 2 months.

At Orleans, Feb. 6, ELIZABETH BALTZ, age 77 years.

At No. 36 TenEyck Street, in this city, Feb. 9, JAMES CAREY, age 50.

At Lorraine, Feb. 5, ANNA, wife of W. R. GROW, age 30 years and 7 months.

At Dexter, Feb. 6, 1884, PETER REMORE, age 89 years and 6 days.

At Sackets Harbor, Feb. 6, 1884, DAVID O. DeWOLF, age 66 years, 11 months and 10 days.

At Brier Hill, Feb. 6, 1884, MARY C., wife of HENRY DAKE, age 31 years.

At Smithville, Feb. 3, MARY STANLEY, wife of A. D. STANLEY, age 60 years and 8 months.

At Hounsfield, Feb. 8, LEWIS W. BENJAMIN, brother of MRS. STANLEY, age 66 years, 10 months and 8 days.

At Pamelia, Feb. 11, 1884, OLIVE, widow of the late THOMAS WAIT, age 80 years.

In this city, Feb. 11, DAVID P. HEATH, age 58 years, 9 months and 17 days.

Capt. D. O. DeWOLF died at Sackets Harbor, Feb. 5th. He was born in Madison Co., in 1817 and brought to Sackets Harbor about 1821, where his parents made that place their permanent abode; he being the oldest son in a family that eventually numbered five sons and three daughters. Three brothers are now living, one of whom. HON. DANIEL F. DeWOLF. has filled the position of state school commissioner of Ohio for many years. The name and family date back to the Huguenots of France...At the age of 12, David remembered as standing at the bier of his worthy and venerated father, overwhelmed with grief...Following the occupation of his father, he learned his trade of ELIJAH FARWELL, whose estimable daughter he married, and became the mother of three children, none of whom are living. By his second marriage to Miss WRIGHT of Adams, in 1850, there are three sons and two daughters: EDWARD, HENRY, FREDERICK, MARY (Mrs. Tafft) and IONE, all living...Note: this is an extremely long obituary about the many accomplishments in his life and descendants will want to get a full copy.

February 20, 1884, p. 7:

At Sackets Harbor, Feb. 13, 1884, by the Rev. A. W. Allen, CHARLES JAMES of Lawrenceburgh, Michigan and Miss MINNIE WILSON of Dexter, NY.

In New York City, at St. Thomas Church, on the 6th, inst., Mr. PLINY F. SMITH and MRS. ELLA ODELL both of New York City.

At Stone Street church, in this city, Feb. 13, by Rev. S. A. Hayt, Mr. WILLIAM J. SHEPARD and Miss MAGGIE L. NELLIS, both of Watertown, NY.

In Utica, Feb. 13, F. H. BOYER, age 42 years.

In this city, Feb. 13, L. D. Morgan, age 54 years.

At Norwood, NY, Feb. 5, ANTHONY RODERICK, age 55 years.

At Watertown, Feb. 13, ELISHA ANDRUS age 90 years.

At Antwerp on Thursday, Feb. 14, JAMES E. BENTLEY, age 78 years, 1 month and 6 days, father of MRS. GEO. WILLARD, of this city.

At Watertown, Feb. 14, ALPHEUS A. RIDGEWAY, age 45 years, 2 months and 7 days.

Near Depauville, Feb. 15, LOREN FOX, age 64 years, 11 months and 2 days.

Feb. 15, Miss MARCIA E. BRAYTON, age 77 years.

In Italy, on Feb. 10, MRS. MARY E. BRAYTON, widow of the late Rev. ISAAC. H. BRAYTON of Oakland, California.

In Russel, St. Lawrence Co., NY, Feb. 15, Mr. MICHAEL FIRTH, age 53 years, and 4 months.

The sudden and painful news of the death of L. D. MORGAN, which spread through the city last Wednesday caused many expressions of sincere regret and sympathy. Mr. Morgan having resided in and about Watertown during his lifetime, was widely known and to know was to respect him...
Mr. Morgan has been suffering from a stomach malady for the past three or four years...Mr. Morgan was 54 years of age and was a son of CHAUNCEY B. MORGAN. He was born on the Adams Road between Adams Centre and Talcott's Hotel, where he resided for a number of years, when his father removed to the old Klock place, on WAshington Street, about two miles from the city, and from there he removed to the farm on the Sackets Harbor Road, now owned by John Adam. About 30 years ago, Mr. Morgan married Miss EVA MANNING, the only child of a widowed lady who had removed to this city from Canada. He had but one brother, HOMER B., who entered the missionary service and who, after an absence of ten years in Turkey, started to return home, but died on the passage...He leaves a widow and one child, a daughter, to mourn his loss. Note: this is an extremely long obituary which outlines his service in the Civil War, his business relationships, and public office positions; descendants will want a full copy.

February 27, 1884, p. 5:

At LeRay, Feb. 5, by Jacob N. Helmer, Esq., Mr. WILLIS C. PIERCE of Watertown, and Miss JULIA E. SHARLAN of Brownville, NY.

At the home of the bride's parents, Omar, NY, Feb. 20, by Rev. J. E. Hall, JOHN GARLOCK to FANNIE A. ROGERS, both of Omar, NY.

On Thursday, January 24, at No. 15 Sterling St., in this city, by Rev. R. A. Olin, Mr. ROBERT J. THOMPSON of Sackets Harbor and Miss HARRIET ELIZABETH SEMPLE of Watertown.

A very pleasant time was enjoyed by all who were present at the residence of S. L. GILLETT of Pamelia, Wednesday afternoon and evening the 20th inst, it being the 15th anniversary of the marriage of Mr. and Mrs. Gillett. Notwithstanding the condition of the roads, about 60 of their relatives and friends from different parts of the county, as well as their neighbors, assembled to greet them and share in the joyous occasion...many presents of beautiful and valuable articles were given...Note: descendants will want the entire report of the celebration.

In this city, Feb. 22, ALICE CASWELL, widow of the late SAMUEL DODGE, age 81 years.

In this city, Feb. 19, MARY, wife of WILLIAM HILL, age 75 years.

In this city, Feb. 22, at 35 TenEyck Street, CHAS. COUNSLER, age 58 yeras.

In this city, Feb. 22, JERRY LaPATRA, age 29 years, 9 months and 20 days.

In this city, Feb. 25, LOUIS CLERIS PLUCHE, age 75 years and 10 months.

March 5, 1884, p. 7:

On Feb. 24, by Rev. Father Spratt, Mr. THOMAS GRAHAM of Carthage, and Miss ANNA WHITE of Newbogne, Ont.

In this city, Feb. 27, by Rev. Wm. Watson, GUSTAVUS A. BARON and CATHERINE J. SIMMONS, both of Watertown.

At the home of the bride, Feb. 20, 1884, by Rev. M. E. Grant, Mr. J. E. WATKINS of Point Peninsula to Miss CARRIE McWAYNE of Cape Vincent.

At Pamelia, March 3, LIZZIE, wife of JOHN DOOR, age 24 years, 1 month and 18 days.

In this city, March 8, DAVID HAYNES age 49? years.

In this city, Feb. 27, GRACE VAUGHN CHITTENDEN, age 16 years, 11 months and 23 days. Only daughter of THOMAS C. and EMMA V. CHITTENDEN.

At Richland, Feb. 16, MRS. ROXANA M. HILL, age 42 years, 8 months and 11 days.

In this city, Feb. 28, MARY JANE, daughter of ISAAC and ELIZABETH SHARP, age 3 months and 13 days.

At Chaumont, Feb. 27, MARY A., wife of H. W. JEWETT, age 55 years.

In this city, Feb. 27, MARY, wife of EMERIE TOURANGEAU, age 33 years.

In this city, Feb. 29, MALISSA, wife of AUGUSTUS BRABANT, age 20 years and 4 months.

At Sulphur Springs, Feb. 29, BETSEY, widow of the late NATHAN LADD, age 83 years and 22 days.

In Lorraine, Feb. 23, SAMUEL HARRIS, age 72 years.

At Sackets Harbor, March 1, FLORA, daughter of WILLIAM and MARRIETTA GALLOWAY, age 14 years, 6 months and 27 days.

POEM - In Memory of L. D. MORGAN by MRS. J. GREENISON.

March 12, 1884, p. 3:

In this city, March 4, 1884, by Rev. S. A. Hayt, EDWARD J. FISH and FANNY C. AUSTIN, both of Lowville, NY.

At the home of the bride's mother, Feb. 27, 1884, by Rev. Wm. M. Holbrook, FRED WESCOTT of Syracuse, and Miss HATTIE ADAMS of Norwood, NY.

At Mooretown, Ontario on the 13th inst., by Rev. Dr. Armstrong, D.D., Mr. ORRA DENNEE, formerly of this city, and Miss S. H. COULTER of Courtright, Ont.

At Toledo, Ohio, Feb. 5, C. D. WOODRUFF, age 71 years.

In this city, March 6, MRS. E. B. KENT, widow of NATHAN KENT, age 70 years.

In the town of Pamelia, March 4, HARMAN M. MINTHORN, age 78 years.

In this city, March 7, JOHN FAY, age 85 years.

At Black River, March 6, MILDRED MAY, daughter of GEORGE H. and JENNIE M. NICHOLS, age 2 months and 4 days.

At Brownville, March 5, LUCRETIA, wife of WM. EIGABROADT, age 43 years.

In this city, March 9, MARIA LOUISE, daughter of the late NICHOLAS and MARY SHERRY, age 6 months and 11 days.

At Sackets Harbor, March 8, ALBERT D. VAN VALKENBURG, age 41 years.

In this city, March 9, SUSIE, daughter of EDWARD and AMELIA LASHER, age 2 years, 4 months and 21 days.

In this city, March 10, MRS. JOHN SMITH, age 50 years, 3 months, 2 days.

At Black River, Feb. 2, SALOME ACKERMAN, age 97 years, 9 months, 28 days, mother of LEWIS ACKERMAN.

The people of Jefferson County will painfully regret the death of ALVIN HARRIS HALL, who died at Ypsilanti, Mich., Sunday at 3 p.m. Mr. Hall was one of the best known men who has ever resided in Jefferson Co., and led the life of a private citizen...Mr. Hall was born in the Town of Champion, July 17, 1824. He was the third son of ROLAND and LYDIA HALL and was brought up a farmer. He removed to Watertown in 1850 and began the business of job printing soon after, in connection with a book store...Mr. Hall was twice married. His first wife was a widowed lady named SYLVESTER, the daughter of DAVID SMITH of Champion. Mrs. Hall lived only about four years. About 20 years ago, Mr. Hall again married, selecting for his companion, HELEN, daughter of STEPHEN BOON. Two children, MARY, wife of GEO. THOMPSON of Harper, Kansas and ALVIN HALL of this city, with their mother, survive Mr. Hall. The deceased has been in failing health for two years, being afflicted with Bright's Disease of the kidneys...Mr. Hall's relatives in this city are his brother, ex-Alderman ROZELLE H. HALL, his sister, MRS. JANE BUEL and his nieces, HATTIE HALL and MRS. O. W. WILMOT. The remains arrived in this city Tuesday. The funeral will occur Friday at 11 a.m. from the residence of Stephen Boon.

Hon. WILLIAM ANDRUS of Malone, died Monday. Mr. Andrus was a well-to-do farmer and was sheriff of Franklin Co. from 1839 to 1842. In 1861 he was elected to the Assembly over E. L. Meigs, Dem., by 673 majority. At that time there were but 4,462 voters in the county and elections in those days in Franklin County were closely contested.

March 19, 1884, page 3:

March 12, by the Rev. J. Winslow, rector of St. Paul's Church, Antwerp, Mr. DELL E. SMITH and Miss ABBIE HALL, both of Watertown.

At Clayton, NY, at the residence of Mr. Peter Lane, the bride's home, March 18, by Rev. M. M. Rice, Mr. SILAS N. RICE and Miss SARAH S. LANE, all of Clayton, NY.

In this city, March 17, MYRTIE A., daughter of STEVEN and EUPHEMIA MIX, age 5 months and 9 days.

In this city, March 16, JEAN BAPTISTE PELTIER, age 64 years and 2 months.

In this city, March 16, SARAH HOYT, widow of the late FRANK H. GREGORY.

FRANCIS MAGILL, an old and respected resident of Pillar Point, died at his residence January 29, age 70 years. He leaves a wife and an only daughter (Mrs. Andrew Taylor) to mourn his loss.

In this city, at 35 Ten Eyck St., March 13, ELIZABETH, wife of WILLIAM CONNOR, age 32 years.

In this city, March 12, ROBERT W. BICKEL age 86 years, 7 months and 5 days.

At Pamelia Four Corners, March 15, SARAH E., wife of the late RENNSELAER STEWART, age 60 years.

In Gouverneur, March 17, CHARLES E., son of EDWIN and the late SARAH DOLAN, formerly of this city, age 19 years and 11 months.

In this city, March 18, FRANK B., son of WM. RICHARDS of Millins Bay, age 28 years and 11 months.

Mr. ROGERS died Monday, March 10th, after a lingering illness, at the ripe old age of 87 years. He was one of Philadelphia's earliest settlers and the last of the old landmarks adherent to the Quaker faith who founded the little village many years ago, battling with the hardships always attendant upon the life of the pioneer, disappears with the death of Mr. Rogers, and the first generation of "Quaker Settlement" exists only in memory... He had five children living, three of whom reside in the West.

Dewitt C. Grove died in New York Monday. Mr. Grove was until within the past six months one of the owners of the Utica Observer, and had for many years been prominently identified with that paper's fortunes...His remains will be brought to Utica for interment.

March 26, 1884, p. 6:

At Rutland, NY, March 20, by Rev. H. Hickok, WILBUR C. BULL and MAGGIE SCANLAN, both of Rutland.

In Brownville, March 20, by Rev. S. M. Warn, Mr. JAMES W. JOYCE of St. Louis and Miss MARY E. ADAMS of Brownville.

At the residence of A. J. PECK, No. 40 State St., in this city, March 18, by Rev. M. R. Webster, Mr. CHAS. HENRY S. PECK of Lincoln, Nebraska, and Miss NETTIE E. WEAVER, of this city.

At Worth, NY, on the 17th inst., SADDIE E., daughter of G. W. and H. R. LYON, age 2 years, 1 month and 21 days.

In this city, March 18, MRS. ELIZABETH CAMPBELL, age 75 years.

At Brimfield, Mass., March 15, of paralysis, Miss SALLY BLISS, age 81 years, 3 months and 3 days.

In Watertown, March 20, GEORGE HENRY, son of MASON and FLORA DAILL, age 10 months.

At a meeting of Watertown Grange No. 7, March 22, 1884, the following preamble and resolutions were adopted: It is with profound regret we learn of the sudden death of our esteemed brother ALVIN H. HALL, that occurred at Ypsilanti, Michigan, while on his way home from Chicago on the 9th inst., at the age of 59 years. Bro. Hall was one of the charter members of our Grange...

April 2, 1884, p. 1:

March 24, at the residence of F. R. Mattison, in this city, by C. M. Paris, Esq., Mr. JAMES B. SANFORD of New Britain, Conn., to MRS. MARY A. SEARS of this city.

In this city, March 25th, by C. M. Paris, Esq., CHRISTIAN F. SCHMIDT of Sackets Harbor, NY, to Miss CARRIE KOELER of Bomburg, N.J.

In Rodman, March 27th, by Rev. P. LaClar, C. PLANK and LILLIE CAULKINS.

In Lorraine, March 27th, GEORGE WESTON, age 27 years.

At Lyons, NY, March 24, WILLIAM VAN CAMP, age 65 years, 5 months.

In this city, March 26, FANNIE E., wife of THOMAS HOWARD, age 41 years, 5 months and 26 days.

At Denver, Col., March 28, JOSEPH P. MORGAN, age 26 years and 7 months.

In this city, March 25, MRS. HELEN KIDDER, age 42 years.

In Pulaski, March 30, CLARISSA, relict of the late CHAUNCEY D. HUNTINGTON of Rutland, age 79 years.

In Watertown, March 30, at the residence of E. A. Ayers, MRS. ELIZA AYERS, wife of the late CHARLES AYERS, age 79 years, 5 months and 7 days.

At Adams, March 16, GEO W. PITCHER, of consumption, age 58 years, 8 months and 12 days.

Mrs. MARGARET TURNBULL died at her home in Oxbow, Jefferson Co., Thursday morning. She was born in Scotland in 1811, and consequently was 73 years of age. She lived with her people in Scotland till she was 21 when her family moved to this country and settled in St. Lawrence County. In 1835, Mrs. Turnbull was married to her husband, MICHAEL TURNBULL who died in 1880. She was a member of the Presybterian Church. Seven of her eight sons are now living. They are: ALEXANDER AND WILLIAM P. TURNBULL of Elmira; A. W. TURNBULL of Rochester; ANDREW F. TURNBULL and M. ANGELO TURNBULL of Oxbow and J. B. and J. M. TURNBULL of Utica.

Ex-supervisor, RALPH GURNEE, of the Town of Alexandria, died last week. Mr. Gurnee was the brother of ALBERT and GEORGE GURNEE of the Town of Watertown and moved to that town when a young man and located in the woods...he leaves a wife and seven children.

RESOLUTION OF RESPECT from the Board of Directors of the Bank of Clayton on March 24, followed the obituary of RALPH GURNEE.

April 9, 1884, p. 1:

In LeRay, April 8, NATHANIEL BREEN, age 67 years.

In this city, April 7, MICHAEL J. FITZGERALD, age 64 years.

In this city, April 4, SARAH M. D., widow of the late WESLEY SAGE, age 67 years.

In this city, April 4, ROXA L., wife of CHARLES T. MILLER, age 25 years.

In this city, April 5, GENEVIEVE, daughter of A. and M. BEFFREY, age 3 months.

In this city, April 5, MARY, widow of the late JOSEPH CLARK, age 53 years.

In this city, April 8, ESTHER C., widow of the late L. W. PRENTICE, age 83 years and 2 months.

At Henderson, April 3, WILLIAM DOBSON, age 65 years.

In this city, April 2, JAMES HILL, age 32 years.

At Seneca Falls, April 2, OCTAVIUS BOUDIETTE, age 35 years.

At Chaumont, April 3, WILLIAM DILLENBECK.

At Rutland Hollow, April 3, SAMUEL WILSON, age 78 years, 17 days.

At Brownville, April 1, SOPHIE MAY, daughter of LEWIS and MARY OWENS, age 6 years, 6 months.

Poem written on the death of GEORGE M. SOLAR, who died at Rosier, February 6, 1884, age 23 years and 6 days.

MRS. ESTHER CAMPBELL PRENTICE, whose death occurred Thursday morning after a very short illness, was the widow of the late LORENZO W. PRENTICE, who died July 14, 1883. She was sister to the late MRS. JUDGE STRONG and survived her only a few months. The deceased was for many years a sufferer from impaired eyesight but her last sickness indicated no extreme pain. She reached the advanced age of 83 years, was born in Lee, Oneida County, Feb. 7, 1801, and was married to her late husband Feb. 26, 1822, making their married life together a period of 62 years. Five children are now surviving, four sons and one daughter, also four sisters and one brother, the latter all residing in Michigan. The remains were taken to Great Bend for interment.

April 16, 1884, p. 8:

April 9, in this city, by Rev. G. B. Stevens, Mr. EUGENE WALTS, of Watertown, and Miss MARY BULLARD of Antwerp.

In this city, April 14, LEVINA, widow of the late WINSLOW PATTRIDGE, age 88 years.

In Huntingtonville, near this city, April 13, CATHERINE, wife of PATRICK RATCHFORD, age 63 years.

In Lorraine, April 13, RUTH M., wife of SAMUEL GARDNER, age 69 years.

At Sackets Harbor, April 14, DORR McMULLIN CONLIN, son of RICHARD H. and the late JULIA C. EARL, age 29 days.

In this city, April 10, ROSA, widow of the late PETER LEONARD, age 65 years.

At Sackets Harbor, April 9, JULIA C., wife of RICHARD EARL, Jr., age 24 years, 1 month and 27 days.

At Sackets Harbor, April 11, GRACIE EMMA, daughter of THOMAS and ABBEY METCALF, age 5 years, 6 months and 18 days.

On April 11, JOHN F., son of NEWTON A. and MARY E. JONAS, age 1 year, 11 months and 18 days.

April 23, 1884, p. 3:

At Trinity Church, Wednesday, April 16, by Rev. Russell A. Olin, Mr. JOHN B. HEINZELMAN and Miss ELIZABETH M. ARMSTRONG, both of this city.

At Depauvlle, April 17, by Rev. M. M. Rice, Mr. WM. BAUM and Miss EMMA CHURCHILL, all of Leray.

At Amsterdam, April 14, by Rev. Charles B. Perkins, Mr. J. FRED HUNTINGTON and Miss MINNIE M. ROULSTON, both of this city.

At Keokuk, Ia., April 3, Mr. B. C. COOK and Miss ANNA A. POLSER.

In this city, April 21, by Rev. R. A. Olin, Mr. HENRY FRANCIS GRUNDY of Gananoque, Ont., CA and Miss ANNA LAURA WING of Delta, Ontario, Canada

In this city, April 17, JESSE JAMES, son of HAYWARD J. and CORNELIA N. NORFOLD, age 3 months and 3 days.

At Pillar Point, April 20, MRS. LUCINDA A., wife of J. C. DOUGLASS, age 61 years and 14 days.

In this city, April 20, AMELIA, wife of HENRY H. WOOD, and daughter of ALEXANDER and MARGARET DeMARCE, age 36 years, 8 days.

On the 6th inst., of typhoid pneumonia, at the residence of her parents, WM. and PHEBE E. NICHOLS, Eighth Street, 2nd Ward, City of Flint, Mich., MRS. KATE E. JACKSON, widow of the late JAMES J. JACKSON of the City of Oswego, NY, age 39 years, 10 months and 18 days.

In this city, April 21st, WILLIAM BENJAMIN, son of BENJAMIN and LOUISIA STEFFEN, age 6 months.

At Felts Mills, April 21, LUCAS LaMARK, age 25 years.

In Ellendale, Dakota, April 7, of heart disease, Mrs. B. C. WEEKS, age 26 years, only daughter of the late CHARLES WARREN of Iowa, formerly of this county.

MRS. ANNA P. EDDY, wife of H. N. EDDY, died at her home in Evans Mills on the evening of April 21, age 77 years, after a long and painful illness. Mrs. Eddy was the daughter of WM. GRANGER, and a sister of HON. C. P. GRANGER.

Dr. M. J. HUTCHINS of Redwood, read the following memorial at the last meeting of the Jefferson Co. Medical Society:...Dr. JACOB DAAB was born at Habitzheim, in Germany, September 14, 1854, and at the age of 14 emigrated with his older brothers to this country and landed in New York...with an intense love for our profession, read medicine and surgery and was graduated at the New York University in 1877. He came immediately to Jefferson Co., and located for practice at Rodman; in 1878 he removed to LaFargeville, as the successor of our lamented friend, Dr. BATT, whose demise we noted at the time of its occurrence, December 26, 1883...Our friend, we are advised, was soon to have been married...but the anticipated festive scene was displaced by the funeral cortege...Note: this is a very long obituary; descendants will want the entire column.

At a regular meeting of Watertown Grange, No. 7 held April 12, the following resolutions were adopted: That it becomes our painful duty to chronicle another loss to our valued membership in the death of our esteemed brother, SAMUEL WILSON...

April 30, 1884, p. 1:

In this city, by Rev. T. Richey, at his residence No. 5 William Street, on the 24th inst., Mr. LAYTON VANDEWALKER and Miss JULIA CARY, both of Watertown.

At Three Mile Bay, April 24, by Rev. E. F. Maine, Mr. LORENZO W. HERRICK and Miss CORNELIA M. FAVRET both of Three Mile Bay.

At Burrs Mills, NY, April 24th, by S. H. Bibbins, Esq., Mr. LESTER DOOLITTLE, JR. and Miss HATTIE GILBO.

At Riverside, California, April 24, HERBERT P. BABCOCK, age 39 years.

In this city, April 24, JULIA, wife of MARTIN FURLONG, age 68 years.

In this city, April 25, NATHAN WHITING, age 57 years and 8 months.

At Norwich, Conn., April 22, EMILY BLACKSTONE CAMP, daughter of FRED S. CAMP, age three years.

In this city, April 24, CASSEY E., daughter of JAMES and MARIA QUINN, age 22 years.

In this city, April 25, CHARLES E., son of CHRISTOPHER and ELIZA GREGORY, age 21 years and 8 months.

MRS. HARRIET EDWARDS, relict of ARIEL EDWARDS of Barnes Corners, died Jan. 7, 1884.

Saturday, April 26, at the residence of WM. A. GREEN, 320 Adelphi St., Brooklyn, THOMAS J. NORTHALL.

HERBERT P. BABCOCK, Secretary of the Babcock Buggy Co.,died on Thursday morning at Riverside, California, here he had been for some time hoping to receive benefit from the climate and surrounds...Mr. Babcock was 39 years of age. In 1875, he married a Miss Monroe of Sangersfield, Oneida Co., who, with one child survives him...The remains will be brought to this city...

NATHAN WHITING died at his residence on State Street at 9 a.m. Friday, age 57 years. Mr. Whiting has been seriously ill for the past three months with an affliction of the liver, and his death was not entirely unexpected. Mr. Whiting was born in the town of Philadelphia, this county. His father, SAMUEL WHITING, was a farmer and Nathan's early life was spent on the farm...Some time ago his wife died and last fall he wedded a lady of Sackets Harbor...Note: this obituary includes a tribute from the Bar Association.

STEPHEN ADSIT of South Rutland, father of B. D. ADSIT, died Saturday. Mr. Adsit was born in Oneida County in 1805, and came to Rutland when a young man, and engaged in farming. There he had lived for 48 years except when he has been absent in the West visiting his children. He was married to POLLY SMILEY, and to them were born eight children, five of whom are now living, among whom are: CHARLES, ALLEN C., REECCA (MRS. S. W. BROWN of South Rutland, JULIET and BYRON D., the last of whom is well known in Watertown. MRS. ADSIT, the mother of the children, died thirty years ago...The funeral was attended by two sons and one of the daughters and many other relatives and friends.

Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.

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