In this Village, on the 26th inst., Edwin SCRANTOM, to Miss Mary Ann SIBLEY.
In this Village, on the 23th inst., Elisha DEAN, Merchant, of Hamburgh, to Isabella B. daughter of Erastus SPALDING, of this town.
On the 29th inst., by Elder S. SILSBY, Eli D. GILLSON, to Ruth, daughter of John CHAPMAN.
In Mendon, by the Rev. Mr. SILL, Doct. Asahel BEACH, of Victor, to Miss Martha
Ann CADY, daughter of Gen. CADY, of the former place.
At Canandaigua on the morning of the 22d inst., Nathaniel GORHAM, late President of the Ontario Bank, aged 63 years.
We are informed, says the Poughkepsie Telegraph, that John Jacob ASTOR has commenced ejectment suits against those persons residing on the lands claimed by him in the county of Putnam. The writs are returnable to the United States Court, to be held in the city of New-York on the last Monday of this month. Several suits have been commenced, which will decide the fate of the whole.
SURPRISING EMPLOYMENT FOR A CORPSE !
-We have often heard of ghosts making themselves very useful, but the following is the first corpse that we have ever read of being employed in surveying !
"De Witt CLINTON, Jr., and a corpse of eleven engineers, are surveying the Susquehanna river from Cooperstown to Chenango Point, which will employ them 40 days !"
At Lockport on the 25th inst., by the Rev. Mr. WINCHEL, Rev. E. SAVAGE of this village to Miss Harriet CROWL of the former place.