"St. Croix Courier Journey Through Time"
A Collection of Amusing and Informative News and Opinions from Past Issues
Issue 2 of 6: A New Century Begins (1886-1905)
Written with permission of the St. Croix Courier
Transcribed by Joan Christie

1899

JANUARY 12, 1899
DIED :
BALDWIN - At Upper Mills, January 9th, Rosa Baldwin, aged 88 years, 5 months.

JANUARY 26, 1899
DIED :
CARSON - At Milltown, January 24th, infant child of Henry and Willa Carson.
MCALLISTER - At Milltown, N.B., January 19th, Elmira L. McAllister, aged 64 years, 5 months.

FEBRUARY 2, 1899
DIED :
HITCHINGS - At St. Stephen, January 21st, Nancy Hitchings, relict of the late Joseph Hitchings, aged 63 years, 1 month.
MCELROY - At St. Stephen, January 26th, Maria, beloved wife of William E. McElroy, aged 54 years.
NESBITT - At Old Ridge, January 28th, Mrs. Maria Nesbitt, aged 81 years, 5 months, 10 days.

FEBRUARY 16, 1899
DIED :
CRAIG - At St. Stephen, February 6th, Martha Craig, aged 84 years and 8 months, a native of Dumnarton.
FROST - At Milltown, February 13th, Sarah M., wife of the late O.R. Frost, aged 75 years, 9 months.
HALEY - At Milltown, N.B., February 7th, Joseph Haley, aged 23 years.

FEBRUARY 23, 1899
DIED :
CHRISTIE - At Old Ridge, St. Stephen, February 21st, Robert F. Christie, aged 94 years, 1 month and 3 days.
FITZGERALD - At Milltown, N.B., February 13th,  Margaret, relict of the late John Fitzgerald, aged 80 years.

APRIL 6, 1899
DIED :
ROBINSON - At St. Stephen, April 2nd, William Robinson, deputy sherriff, aged 67 years.
VROOM - At St. Stephen, April 5th, Annie M., wife of Edwin G. Vroom.

APRIL 13, 1899
DIED :
BOARDMAN - At Milltown, April 10th, Charles Edward Boardman, aged 70 years.

APRIL 20, 1899
DIED :
MCCANN - At St. Stephen, April 15th, Wm. J. McCann, aged 30 years.

JUNE 1, 1899
DIED :
KEEN - At  Milltown, May 23rd, Grace E. Keen, aged 1 year, 7 months, 13 days.
MCFARLAND - At Milltown, N.B., May 26th, Walter McFarland, aged 66 years.

JULY 13, 1899
BORN :
FRY - At St. Stephen, July 5th, to the wife of Edward Fry, twin daughters.
HANSON - At St. Stephen, June 15th, to the wife of Emerson Hanson, twins, son and daughter.

JULY 27, 1899
DIED :
BEEK - At St. Stephen, July 23rd, Mrs. Margraet J. Beek, aged 91 years.
GADDAS - At St. Stephen, July 21st, Solomon Gaddas, aged 50 years.
PINKERTON - At St. Stephen, July 21st, Lizzie A. daughter of Hugh and Lelia Pinkerton, aged 6 years, 7 monthds.

SEPTEMBER 7, 1899
DIED :
CARTER - At St. Stephen, September 3rd, Mary E., aged 76 years, wife of Nicholas Carter.
ROGERS - At St. Stephen, September 3rd, John H. Rogers, aged 76 years, 10 months.

OCTOBER 19, 1899
DIED :
HAWTHORNE - At St. Stephen, October 18th, Pamelia, wife of David Hawthorne, aged 64 years, 7 months.

OCTOBER 26, 1899
DIED :
HANSON - At St. Stephen, October 21st, Charles Lawrence, aged 4 months, 6 days, son of Emerson and Maggie Hanson.
PORTER - At Milltown, October 21, Rebecca, wife of Wm. Porter, aged 49 years, 65 months. ( that is what was in the paper)

NOVEMBER 9, 1899
DIED :
CASEY - At Milltown, N.B., November 1, Patrick Casey, aged 41 years.

NOVEMBER 16, 1899
DIED :
MAXWELL - At Old Ridge, November 9th, James Maxwell, aged 70 years, 8 months.
SMART - At St. Stephen, November 8th, Peter Smart, aged 59 years, 2 months, 15 days.

DECEMBER 21, 1899
DIED :
GRIMMER - At. St. Stephen, December 18th, Emma C. Grimmer.
TOWERS - At Milltown, N.B., December 9th, William Towers, aged 65 years, 9 months.
TOAL - At Old Ridge, December 14th, Herbert A. Toal. aged 26 years.

DECEMBER 28, 1899
DIED :
BARKER - At St. Stephen, December 23rd, Chas. O. Barker, aged 63 years, 9 months.
 
 

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