A semi-weekly newspaper published in Watertown, NY, 1866-1918, by A.H. Hall.It began with the July 19, 1866 issue.
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At the home of the bride's parents, March 26, by Rev. W. M. Holbrook, Waldo R. Cross and Jessie E. Buck, all of New Haven, NY.
At Prospect Park, California, March 28? by Rev. H. C. Bristol, Ruth C. Barbour of this city, to Albert G. Judson of Albany.
At the home of Mr. Fred Shurtliff in Theresa, March 24, by Rev. E. S. Cheeseman, Victor A. Cooper and Julia E. Cheney, all of Theresa, NY.
At W. Carthage, on the 29th inst., by Rev. J. V. Shurts, Anson E. York of this city, and Mrs. Harriet E. Brown of W. Carthage.
At Croghan, March 15, Rachel Fish, age 73.
At Evans Mills, NY, March 26, Matilda M., wife of the late O. P. Frazier, age 81 years, 9 months, 16 days.
At Dexter, January 26, Mrs. Mary Brownell, age 76.
At the residence of her father, Dr. H. W. Jewett, in the village of Chaumont, March 28, Mrs. Nelllie C., wife of Albert Fish, of this city, age 40.
In this city, March 28, Lucy, wife of C. D Graham, age 65.
In this city, April 2, by Rev. J. B. Kenyon, George Franklin Townsend and Eva May Lester, both of Watertown.
At the Arsenal St. Parsonage, April 3, by Rev. J. B. Kenyon, George Kissel and Teresa Shluifelder, both of Pamelia, NY.
In the town of Hounsfield, April 2nd, James Cullen, age 47 years, 9 months.
In this city, April 1st, Mary L., wife of Lewis Quencer, age 57 years, 7 months, 18 days.
At Scales Mound, Ill., Nora Ryan, age 27, daughter of the late Patrick and Margaret Ryan, of this city.
In this city, April 1, Levin Phillips, age 77 years, 3 months, 7 days.
At San Francisco, Cal., March 26, William Henry Gladwin, age 66 formerly of Sackets Harbor.
In Cedar Rapids, Iowa, March 24, Earl D. Soule, formerly of Mexico, Oswego Co.
Near Smithville, March 29, Mrs. Elizabeth E. Krake, wife of Wm. E. Krake, age 35 years, 1 month, 9 days.
At Willard Asylum, April 3, Jane A., widow of the late James A. Towsley, age 50 years, 1 month, 18 days.
In Rome, April 3, Martha J., widow of the late George M. Dresser, age 57 years.
Near Sackets Harbor, April 6, Charles A., eldest son of William and Lydia Webb, age 27 years, 4 months, 27 days.
At his residence near Three Mile Bay, March 17, Hy Herrick, age 33 years, 11 months, 17 days.
In this city, April 6, Hattie, daughter of Frank and Sarah Bedell, age 5 years, 2 months, 2 days.
At Gouverneur, April 3, Charles O'Connor, age 79.
In this city, March 21, by Rev. C. W. McCormick, James Edward Smith of Kingston, Ontario, and Lettie A. Anderson of Syracuse.
At Brownville, NY April 9 by Rev. F. P. Winne, William Norwood of Dexter and Lena Satimore of Brownville.
In Henderson, April 9, at the residence of John B. Grow by Rev. Richmond Fiske, D.D., of this city, Henry Bruce Phelps and Emma Edith Church, both of Henderson.
At Anoka, Minnesota, April 6, William F. Goedecke, age about 58 years. Formerly of Dexter, NY.
At Dexter, April 10 Bert E. Shimmel, age 22 years, 7 months.
In this city, April 9, Charles M., son of Denio and Ella Green, age 12 years, 17 days.
At Buffalo, NY April 4, Mrs. Catherine Gardwood, age 44 years, 9 months.
In this city, April 10, Horace Wilder, age 86 years, 3 months.
At Aurora, Ill on the 10th inst., Clarence G., son of Thomas Howard and brother of Mrs. A. J. Henry of this city, age 22 years, 6 months, 7 days.
In this city, April 11, Francis S., son of the late Hon. F. W. Hubbard, age 38.
In this city at 83 Rutland St., April 11, Ella May, daughter of John J. and Cornelia Bacon, age 9 months, 2 weeks.
In this city, April 12, William S. Baker, age 43 years, 11 months.
In this city, April 15, Wilbur H., son of Lewis H. and Ellen A. Roberts, age 15 years, 2 months, 19 days.
In this city, April 16, by Rev. T. Glenn, Patrick McGrath and Clara Miller, both of Watertown.
In this city, April 10, by Rev. John E. Allen, Jacob Whitford and Mrs. Susan Beaubier of this city.
On the 16th inst. at No. 3 1/2 Court St., by Rev. Russell A. Olin, S. D. D., Harry Adelbert Ketchum and Mary Elizabeth Thayer, all of Watertown, NY.
On the 1th inst. at the home of the bride's parents, No. 18 Stone St., by Rev. Russell A. Olin, S.R.D., Fred K. Hart and Rachel May, daughter of John M. and Amanda Carpenter, all of Watertown, NY.
On Tuesday, April 15, by Rev. F. P. Winne, Edward J. Jackson of Kingston, Canada, and Mrs. Mary E. Doney of Watertown, NY.
In Grace Church Rectory April 16th by Rev. J. F. Nichols, Miss Olive Alice Plunkett of Brockville, Ontario and Frank James Cavanagh of this city.
By Frank D. Seeber at his residence in Brownville, George W. Liddy of St. Lawrence to Edeth E. Seeber of Hounsfield.
In the town of LeRay April 18, Frank C., only son of Oscar E. and Anna A. Cory, age 10 years, 24 days.
In this city, April 15, Theresa, daughter of Owen and Theresa Meehan age 4 years, 2 months, 6 days.
In this city, April 18, Thomas Smith, age 72 years, 10 months.
At the home of her parents in Gouverneur March 29, of pneumonia Martha A. Larock age 33 years, 2 months, 2 days.
At Black River on April 19, Emerson W. Scott age 53.
At Three Mile Bay, April 20, of pneumonia, Alexander Hamilton, age 73 years, 6 months, 10 days.
At the Arsenal St. Parsonage, April 23, by Rev. J. B. Kenyon, John M. Gardinier and Maud M. Storms, both of Watertown.
At Grand Meadow, Minn., April 19, by Rev. A. L. Brown, John W. Schofield of Minneapolis and Anna R. Converse, only daughter of D. T. Converse, formerly from Jefferson Co., NY.
In Evans Mills April 23, Peter Panchou, age 80 years, 7 months, 23 days.
In this city, April 23, Edward F., son of Edmon and Louisa Suffel, age 12 days.
At Sackets Harbor, April 21, John Raymond, age 58.
In Allerton, Iowa, April 14, Wade Hampton, youngest son of Samuel G. and Kate Smith, age 1 year, 8 months, 5 days.
In this city, April 27, Peter T., infant son of Dennis and Mary Carroll.
In this city, April 27, Miss Amelia Wilson, age 41 years, 11 months, 1 day.
At Stone Mills, April 27, Maria, widow of the late James Baird, age 51.
In this city, April 8th by Justice J. F. Borland, of Cape Vincent, John B. Donaldson and Del Aubertine, both of Rosiere.
In this city, May 1, by Rev. B. Grom of the Church of the Sacred Heart, Ephraim Christie of Dexter and Delia Bennett of Three Mile Bay.
In this city, April 17 by Rev. Thomas Richey, James Blake of LeRay and Mrs. Emma Jennings.
At the Arsenal St. Parsonage, April 30, by Rev. J. B. Kenyon, Gilbert Cardwell and Mrs. Sarah Belcher, both of Watertown.
In North Gouverneur, March 19, Martha A., daughter of Thomas and Mary Etta Lavack, age 33 years, 2 months, 2 days.
In Burrs Mills, May 2, George Yendes, age 78 years, 10 months, 14 days.
In the city of New York April 26, Lena, wife of Clarence E. Patterson, age 40 years, 6 months.
In this city May 4, Emily, widow of the late James Wylie, age 62 years, 6 months.
At Brownville, May 4, David H. Walrath, age 32.
In this city, May 4, Sarah R., wife of Solomon Cidmore, age 37 years, 8 months, 16 days.
At Perch River, May 4, Eugene L., son of Hudson and Alvira Shaver, age 2 months, 21 days.
Dropped Dead -
Mrs. E. Wiley dropped dead of heart disease while getting breakfast at the home of J. Freeman, her son-in-law, in this city Sunday morning. Mrs. Wiley was the mother of Mrs. Frank Schermerhorn of Brownville and Mrs. J. Freeman and Mrs. Stanley Davis of this city, and a sister of D. Carter. Her decease is sincerely regretted by many friends and relatives.
At the residence of the bride's parents, May 8th, by Rev. S. A. Hayt, S.T.D., Albert H. Horton and Edith Sponenberg, both of Watertown, NY.
At the bride's home, Hermon, NY, May 7 by Rev. W. G. Seymour, Mr. James Dresser of Jersey City and Miss Eva Bass of Herman
On the 10th inst. at No 35 Smith St., in this city, by Rev. R. A. Olin, S.T.D., Joseph Souva, Jr. of Rutland, NY and Ursula Morrow of Watertown.
Sylvia Ann Harris, widow of the late James Holbrook, died at the residence of her nephew, Hiram H. Robbins.
At Auburn, NY on the 5th inst., Charles Richardson of Renovo, PA.
In this city, May 6th, Zera Wakefield, age 52 years, 8 months.
In this city, May 6th, Mary, wife of Martin Keating, age 72.
In the town of Rutland, May 5, of dropsy, Harriet Crouch age 74 years, 5 months.
Suddenly, May 6th in New York, Richard J. Phillips, uncle of Mrs. Henry D. Goodale of this city.
In this city, May 9, James, son of John and Mary LaLonde, age 21 years, 7 months, 20 days.
In this city, May 8, Sister Mary Staislaus Bruyere, of the Order of Mercy, age 30.
In Theresa, April 28, of consumption Atta O., wife of Perrin A. Strough, age 34 years, 5 months, 18 days.
At Stone Mills, May 11, Adam Nellis, age 79 years, 11 months.
In this city, May 12, Lena Gertrude, beloved daughter of Daniel and Margaret Mohan, age 18 years, 1 month, 12 days.
At the M. E. Parsonage, Lorraine, NY, May 11, by Rev. Geo. Ernst, Lewis Randall of Adams, NY to Effa M. Woodard of Worth, NY.
At the Aresenal St. Parsonage, May 13, by Rev. J. B. Kenyon, William Owens and Julia Sullivan, both of Watertown.
On the 13th inst. at Trinity House by Rev. Russell A. Olin, S.T.D., Michael O'Horo and Anna Pogue, all of Watertown.
At Erie, PA, May 10, A. Freeman, formerly of this city.
In this city, May 14, Libbie E., wife of Harry A. Fagan, age 26.
In this city, May 14, Etta, daughter of Henry S. and Julia Lewin, age 1 year, 2 months.
In Carys Mills, NY, May 12, Lovinia P. Elmer, age 16, niece of M. S. and James B. and Rosamond Parker of Gouverneur.
At Adams Centre, May 16, Joseph C. Maxon, age 81.
At Pierrepont Manor, May 17, Albert F. Dickinson, age 39 years, 3 months, 27 days.
In this city, May 18, Martha, wife of James Carley, age 28.
At Copenhagen, May 16, Warren S. Stiles, age 46.
At the residence of Mrs. Benjamin Maxson in Hounsfield, Hiram Maxson age 87 years, 6 months, 9 days.
In this city, May 17, Frank, son of Jacob and Celia Herman, age 5 months, 2 weeks.
Entered into rest May 18, Frances Eveline, daughter of Peter and Bridget Haley, age 14 years, 5 days.
In this city, May 18, Dora R., daughter of Erwin and Alice Mains, age 1 day.
In this city, May 19, E. Frank, son of Elias and Deborah Boomer, age 29 years, 5 months. Funeral at Belleville, Thursday at 1 P.M.
At Black River, May 19, Thera, daughter of Richard and Sarah A. Price, age 1 month, 11 days.
Albert F. Dickinson, age 39, residing at Mannsville, this county, and who is a charter member of the Jefferson County Undertaker's Association, was taken suddenly ill with pneumonia on Wednesday last, and died at an early hour Saturday morning. He successfully conducted an undertaking establishment in Mannsville. He was married a number of years ago to Miss Tinnie Streeter of Pinckney, a sister of Mrs. F. J. Johnson, of this city, and she is left with two daughters, age 13 and 11 respectively.
MARRIAGES - none listed
Died in this city, May 21, Asa Bushnell, father of Mrs. Walter Brown, age 84 years, 3 months, 27 days. Burial took place on Friday at Wilbraham, Masschusetts.
Died in this city, May 21, Ettie May, daughter of the late Bennett and Mary Richards, age 1 month.
In this city, May 23, Harold A., son of A. W. and Harriet A. Wheelock, age 15 years, 6 months, 28 days.
At Stone Mills, May 22, Thomas, son of V. E. and Fanny Dorr, age 11 years, 9 months, 10 days.
In Boston, Mass., May 18, William D., son of Jason B. and Marion Schermerhorn of this city, age 38 years, 8 months.
In this city, May 22, Morty, daughter of W. H. and Gracy Thomas, age 1 year, 3 months.
At Brownville, May 24, Charles D., son of Warren H. and Mary E. Starkweather, age 5 years, 7 months, 24 days.
In this city May 26, Addie V., wife of John Donaldson, age 28.
In this city, May 25, George Joseph, son of W. E. and Mary A. Moore, age 1 month, 2 days.
In this city, May 26, Mary Helen, daughter of Robert and Jane Fisher, age 2 months, 20 days.
At the Presbyterian Parsonage, Sackets Harbor, May 28, Clark Foster Schwartz and Fanny Wakefield, both of Watertown.
On the 28th of May, in Trinity House by Rev. R. A. Olin, S.D.D., William Keefe and Mrs. Mary Henderson, all of Watertown.
At Brownville, May 30, by Rev. S. V. Danforth, George W. Petrie of Pamelia and Fannie Liscom of Limerick.
At the Universalist Church on June 3, by Rev. R. Fisk, D.D., Alvan L. McMullen of Syracuse and Jeannette S. Walker of this city.
In this city, May 30, Nina, daughter of Chas. J. and Emma Dean, age 1 year, 4 months.
In this city, May 29, Lewis B., son of Edward B. and Mary J. Visscher, age 2 years, 4 months.
In Brownville, May 30, Lawrence, son of Martin and Catherine Lynch, age 31 years, 1 month, 12 days.
In this city, May 30, Dubois White, age 80 years, 21 days.
In the town of Pamelia, May 28, at the residence of D. H. Nellis, Lucinda, widow of the late Rev. G. W. Fairman, age 71 years, 2 months, 5 days.
In this city, May 29, G. C. Bradley in his 76th year.
Near Chestnut Ridge, May 30, Anna A. Metcalf, age 75 years, 4 months.
In this city May 30, Mary E., daughter of Daniel and Mary Vandwaters, age 5 months, 18 days.
At the home of W. H. Reese in Evans Mills, June 2, David M. Simpson of Philadelphia, NY, age 33.
At Adams, May 21, A. H. Kellogg, age 79.
OBITUARY - G. C. Bradley
Gurdon Clark Bradley, an old resident of this county and a prominent farmer and stock raiser, died at his home in this city Thursday morning of heart disease. Mr. Bradley was born July 19, 1814 in Fairfield, NY and was a son of Gurdon Bradley, a prominent man and a capitalist of Herkimer County. He came to Watertown at the age of 25 and took up his residence at 49 Bradley Street. He was a well known Democrat and served one or two terms as a representative of his ward on the Board of Supervisors. He was for many years a vestryman of Trinity Church and when the old edifice burned down, was one of the most interested in replacing it with the present church on Court Street. He was a charter member of the Watertown Grange, in which for a number of years he was deeply interested. Mr. Bradley was twice married and leaves a wife, three sisters and a brother, as follows: Mrs. P. B. Hurlburt of Minneapolis; Mrs. Eliza A. Smith, Chicago; Mrs. Jane A. Hodges, Rochester, and Newton Bradley of Silver City, New Mexico. His funeral was held at 2:30 P.M. and the interment was at Brookside Cemetery.
A Fatal Fall-
Mrs. Lucretia Collins, wife of Linus Collins, died at her home on Point Peninsula, at 7 o'clock Friday afternoon. Last Wednesday she was apparently in her usual good health. She had prepared supper for herself and aged husband, and stepped into the cellar way to get some bread. A noise was hear, and her grandson, Linus Collins, Jr., quickly went to the cellar and found her lying at the bottom of the steps, unconscious, in which condition she remained until death. She was a large fleshy woman, and it is supposed her skull was broken, having fallen about 7 feet. She was 77 years of age and one of the oldest settlers of this place.
At the Arsenal St. Parsonage, June 4, by Rev. J. B. Kenyon, Anthony St. Louis of Black River, and Miss Rosa A McDonald of Watertown.
At the Bentley House, Massena Springs, Sunday, June 1 by G. H. Dullou, Justice of the Peace, Arthur Christie to Eliza Upell.
At the Romang House, in this city, June 4, by Rev. J. B. Kenyon, Frank A. Webert and Anna Shafer, both of Depauville, NY.
In Grace Church June 5, by Rev. J. F. Nichols, Rector, Mary Theresa Knickerbocker and Frederick Marcus Carpenter, all of this city.
At the Arsenal St. Parsonage, June 5, by Rev. J. B. Kenyon, Walter J. Reeves and Ella M. Lee, both of Pillar Point, NY.
June 5, by Rev. F. P. Winne, Charles Chase and Mrs. Juliaetta Fowler, both of Watertown.
At E. Watertown, June 8, by Rev. W. H. Way, Frank A. Black of Atkinson, ME and Frances Eddy of of E. Watertown.
In this city, June 4, Charles Clobridge, age 65 years, 111 months, 9 days.
At Ox Bow, May 26, Andrew Shiell, age 88 years, 5 months, 9 days.
In this city, June 3, Mary, daughter of Robert and Catharine Vandewalker, age 38 years, 7 months, 21 days.
In this city, June 5, Emily Mehitabel, daughter of Stanley J. and Frances Davis, age 2 days.
In this city, June 5, Louisa Bragger, age 62 years.
In this city June 5, G. Francis, son of Charles E. and Mary Newell, age 13 days.
At Sackets Harbor, June 6, Hattie E., daughter of Benjamin C. and Harriet Scroxton, age 6 years, 4 months, 5 days.
In Hermon on the 7th inst., Eva E., wife of Wm. F. Beswick, age 27 years, daughter of James and Marie Kelly.
At Sterlingville, June 5, Miss Adeline, daughter of Samuel G. Sterling of Sterlingville.
At Carthage, at noon Saturdy, June 7th, Richard Gallagher, age about 72 years.
In the town of Brownville, June 7, Nathan Welch, age 76 years, 7 months, 21 days.
In Wakefield, Nebraska, June 2, Mrs. Geo O. Lanpher, daughter of the late Joseph Brown of Great Bend, NY, age 42 years, 6 months, 14 days.
In this city June 9, Florence Elizabeth, daughter of Milton R and Julia A. Klock, age 11 months, 15 days.
At Dexter, June 6, Peter Christie, age 88.
A memorial for Conrad Giltz, who died May 15th, age 76 years, 7 months, 20 days., by Mrs. and Mrs. L. J. Giltz, Jr.
Sudden Death -
Thomas Mothersell, a painter, dropped dead at his home on Court St., Tuesday morning of heart disease. He was about 35 years of age and leaves a wife and two children.
At Worth -
Ozias E. Elmer, a resident of this town for several years, died at his home Sunday morning May 25th of consumption. He was born in Henderson, September 5, 1823. At the age of 7 years he with his parents moved to this town. Mr. Elmer was married to Esther Delavergue in 1849 who still survives. To them were born one son, William D. Elmer, who cared for father in his last hours as a son cares for their beloved parents until the end shall come. The funeral services were conducted at his late residence by the Rev. Dailey of St. Paul's Church, on Tuesday, May 27, at 11 A.M. ...
Wedding Bells -
Ida M. Carter, daughter of T. T. Carter of Adams, was married in the M. E. Church at Adams at 4 P.M. Wednesday, to Rev. Dr. Peck of Dansville. Chancellor Sims of Syracuse University, performed the ceremony. The bride was dressed in an imported cream silk bengaline and point lace for neck, with long full train, tulle veil and bridal roses. Miss Carter is a graduate of Adams Collegiate Institute and has taken special course in Claverack College and Syracuse University. The bridesmaids were Miss Bella Carter, sister of the bride, Miss Carrie Arms, Miss Helen Pierce and Miss Emma Brown. The best men were Charles Brown of the Univ. of Rochester, Herbert Wait of Adams, Fred Chamberlain of Rochester, W. Van Allen of Syracuse University. Rev. D. Peck, the groom, is a graduate of Syracuse University and has been president of Hedding College, Illinois. He has been pastor of one of the leading M. E. churches of Buffalo and is now at Dansville as pastor of the leading M. E. Church of that place. Among the numerous presents were a pair of gold embroidered slippers from the wife of Bishop Peck and a check for $1,000 from the bride's father and mother.
In this city, June 10, Harold S., son of Stephen and Emma Shepard, age 1 year, 9 months, 3 days.
In this city June 11, Mary, daughter of William and Mary Ann Montondo, age 4 years, 11 months, 11 days.
At Evans Mills, June 9, James Welch age 74.
At Dayton, Ohio, June 10, Grace Frances, eldest daughter of George and Amanda Carey, age 7 years, 1 month, 3 days.
In Osprey, Florida, June 5, Silas A. Webb, age 78, father of Charles and William Webb of this city.
In this city June 12, Ella P., only daughter of George and Maggie Parsnow, age 2 months.
At Perch River, June 12, Louisa Allen, age 80.
In the town of Pamelia, June 11, Jane Minnie, age 83.
At Champion, June 4, Morris D. Williams, age 32 years, 8 months.
At Adams Centre, June 14, John Metcalf, age 64.
At Black River on the 14th inst., George L. Adams, age 26.
In this city, June 14, Milton M. Reed, age 68 years, 5 months.
In Sackets Harbor, June 14, Eliza, Widow of the late James O'Neill, age 69 years, 3 months, 26 days.
On the 21st inst. at No. 9 Center St., by Rev. R. A. Olin, John Ward and Mrs. Ann Merrill, all of this city.
In Adams, NY June 18 by the Rev., John Nichols, rector of Grace Church, Watertown, Charles Ernest Brownell of New Bedford, Mass. and Miss Kathryn Hill daughter of C. Monroe Tottman, Esq. of Adams.
At the bride's home, 18 Moulton St., this city, June 18, by Rev. J. B. Kenyon, Joseph Henry Nutting of Watertown and Miss Ella May Lawton.
At the home of the bride's uncle, Mr. George Hart, No. 7 Mechanic St., in this city on June 11, by the Rev. Charles W. McCormick, Mr. John G. Goutremont of Harrisburg, NY to Grace Hart of Pinckney, NY
In this city, June 18, by Rev. S. A. Hayt, S.T.D., George D. Mount and Eva L. Wilmot, both of Watertown.
WEDDING BELLS - Miss Mary Everard and Mr. Frank Magra, both of Croghan, were married in that place on the 17th inst, by Rev. F. Fedalens. The bride wore a dress of cream white cashmere and silk with bridal veil and June roses. The bridesmaids were: Misses Cecil Garber, Annie L. and Julia M. Everard. The groomsmen were: Messrs. John Garber, George and Francis Everard. The couple received many beautiful presents.
At Rutland Hollow, June 16, Mary A. Wooley, age 3 years, 10 months, 13 days.
At Black River, NY on the 17th inst., Nina, daughter of G. L. and Celia Adams, age 7 months, 5 days.
In this city, June 10, Bennie, son of Benjamin and Carrie Bates, age 3 months, 6 days.
At Brownville, June 16, Scott Moffatt, age 48.
In this city, June 16, Charles Bailey age 27.
In Pamelia, June 21, Ellen, wife of Patrick Hanlon, age 67.
In this city at the Henry Keep Home, June 21, Elmira W. May age 69 years, 10 months, 2 days.
In this city, June 22, infant son of Samuel and Delia Cleary, age 5 days.
At Black River, June 21, Lucinda, wife of John A. Augsbury, age 80 years, 7 months, 11 days.
At Evans Mills, June 24, Charton R. Cooper, age 45.
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