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Oneonta Herald
Starting March 16, 1853
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Paper Date - YEAR 1853


3/16/1853 MARRIED At Milford Centre on 9th inst., by Rev. J. Soule, Mr. Theodore MARVIN, of Fly Creek, to Miss Minerva A. SOULE, of Milford Centre 3/23/1853 MARRIED In Oneonta Mar. 16th , by Rev. E. C. Hodge, Mr. George FIGGER, of Oneonta, to Miss Rebecca WILSON, of Davenport, Del. Co. DIED In Oneonta, Dec. 31, 1852 of consumption, Mrs. Jane E., wife of Mr. William H. SCHOFIELD, aged 31 years. 6/15/1853 MARRIED In Oneonta on 8th day inst., by Rev. J. Soule, Mr. William H. SCOFIELD, of Oneonta, to Miss Ema STURGES, of Plattsburgh. 8/10/1853 DIED In this village, on Sat. the 6th inst., after a short but painful illness, Mr. George FURRY, aged 27 years 4 months. The deceased was from the town of Otsego, Indiana. He was a man beloved and respected by all, the community has lost a good citizen, and the church a good and worthy member. He leaves a widow and a large circle of friends to mourn his loss. 8/24/1853 MARRIED At the hotel of John WILLIAMS, in the village of New Berlin, on the 18th inst., by George W. Sumner, Esq., John W. ROOT to Miss Amelia Ann GUNN, all of this place. In Unadilla on the 7th inst., by Rev. E. Baldwin, Mr. Oscar STRAIT to Miss Zulena COOKE, both of Oneonta. At the same place, by the same, on the 14th inst., Mr. Davis SANDERS, of Casenovia, to Miss Mary Jane BURCHARD, of Unadilla. DIED In Unadilla, on the 13th inst., Mr. Henry HANFORD, aged 35 years. 9/28/1853 MARRIED In the city of Oswego, Sept. 21, by Rev. Mr. Butterfield, Mr. James B. CARPENTER, of Oneonta, to Miss Hannah E. GARLICK, of the former place. In Oneonta, Sept. 21, by Rev. E. C. Hodge, Mr. Edward E. BARNES, to Mrs. Harriet E. BREWER, both of Oneonta. At the residence of Anthony WHITE, in this village, on the 24th inst., by Rev. A. Wing, Mr. S. J. WILBER, of Worcester, to Miss Lodisa BENNETT, of the former place. 10/19/1853 MARRIED In Oneonta, on the morning of the 18th inst., by the Rev. William H. Hill, Mr. Julius T. ALDEN, of Aldenville, Wayne Co., Pa., to Miss Roxy A. EMMONS, of the former place. 10/26/1853 MARRIED In Oneonta, on the morning of the twenty-fifth inst., by the Rev. J. Soule, Mr. John MILLER to Miss Louisa BREWER, all of Oneonta. 11/2/1853 MARRIED At Mount Pleasant, Pa., on the 13th ult., by the Rev. Samuel Whaley, Mr. E. R. BROWN, of Brownville, to Miss Anna E. ROGERS, of the former place. In this village, on the 26th ult., by Rev. J. Soule, Mr. Jesse FULLER, to Miss Elizabeth ROBINS, all of Oneonta. Also by the same, on the same day, Mr. Joseph A. VanWOERT, of Oneonta, to Miss Mary FOWLER, of Otego. 11/16/1853 MARRIED On the 13th ult., by the Rev. J. Soule, Mr. James P. AVERILL to Miss Jane Wakelee, all of Oneonta. On the 15th inst., by Rev. E. C. Hodge, Mr. Gilbert HORTON, to Miss Clarissa HURLBURT, both of Otego. In Otsdawa, Oct. 7th, by Rev. P. Scramling, Mr. Ransom WOOLLHART to Miss Polly W. WASHBURN, both of Franklin. 11/30/1853 OBIT (not complete) Col. Rufus STEERE of Laurens died in summer of 1850. Thomas, his second son, departed life on Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 3rd, 1853 at Barrington, R. I. MARRIED By the Rev. Amos Wing, on the 28th inst., Deacon Judson BEARDSLEE, of Franklin, Del. Co., to Miss Eveline H. HODGE, of Oneonta, former consort of John HODGE, Esq. 12/14/1853 MARRIED In Oneonta, on the 12th inst., by the Rev. Amos Wing, Mr. Egbert R. SABIN, of Oneonta, to Miss N. Amelia NEWMAN, of Adison, Steuben Co., NY. The Printer was liberally rewarded. At Oneonta, on the 7th inst., by the Rev. E. C. Hodge, Mr. Charles T. McMinn, to Miss Jane P. COOL, all of Oneonta. 12/21/1853 MARRIED In Watervale, Onondaga Co., on the 14th inst., by Rev. Mr. Herrick, Mr. Charles A. GARLICK, of Oswego, to Miss Marion D. ELY, of Watervale.
Paper Date - YEAR 1854


1/4/1854 MARRIED On the 26th, by the Rev. E. C. Hodge, Mr. Isaac MORRELL, and Miss Caroline SULLIVAN, both of Oneonta. By the same, Dec. 20th, Mr. Hammon COOK, of Oneonta, & Miss Jennett DAVIS, of Otego. 1/11/1854 MARRIED In Sidney, Del. Co., Jan. 2d, by Rev. E. Baldwin, Wm. WENDELL, Esq., of Oneonta, to A. Marca BIDWELL, of the former place. 2/2/1854 MARRIED In Oneonta, Jan. 26th, by Rev. E. C. Hodge, Mr. William J. MEANS, to Miss Sarah M. SAUNDERS, both of Saulsbur's Corners, Herkimer Co. DIED In this village, Jan. 26th, at the residence of her brother, Charlotte M. BISSELL, aged 37 years. In Binghamton, on the 25th ult., Eunice Agnelia, youngest daughter of W. W. WHITCOMB, aged 1 year and 9 months. (Poem included with notice.) 2/15/1854 DIED At the residence of John Reynolds in this village on the 12th inst., Mumford KENYON, in the 90th year of his age. 2/22/1854 DIED In this town, at the residence of Joel LOSEE, on the 8th inst., Mrs. Z. BARNES, in the 75th year of her age. 3/8/1854 MARRIED On the 7th inst., in Oneonta, by the Rev. J. Soule, Mr. Delos HATHAWAY, of Steuben Co., NY, to Miss Cornelia G. VanWOERT, of Oneonta. 3/15/1854 MARRIED In Oneonta, on the 8th inst., by the Rev. J. Soule, Mr. Hiram D. FARRINGTON, of Oneonta, to Miss Helen DUEL, of Portlandville. 3/22/1854 MARRIED In Oneonta, Mar. 21st inst., by Rev. E. C. Hodge, Mr. John BROWN to Miss Caroline WARD, both of Davenport Centre. 3/29/1854 DIED In West Davenport, on the 19th, Miss C------ SANDANA, wife of Russell MILLER, in the 31st year of her age. She was an amiable wife, sister and mother. We hope and trust she rests with God. Her parting words were "My work is done and well done. I am happy and ready to go." In Maryland, on the 16hth inst., Helen P., only daughter of the Rev. Henry and Mary Ann GARLICK, aged 5 years 2 months and 22 days. (Poem included with notice) 4/12/1854 MARRIED In Oneonta, on the 10th inst., by Rev. E. C. Hodge, Mr. James CUMMINGS, of Westford, to Mrs Sabrina A. GOODRICH, of Sidney. DIED In Otego on the 6th inst., Deacon Abraham BLAKELEY, in the 92d year of his age. Deacon B. was born in Conn., whence he removed to Vermont soon after the Revolution, in which war he served on a number of occasions, as his services were called for. He came to Otego about the year 1800. For over 20 years he was an active magistrate in the town; and for many years conducting an extensive mechanical and farm business--and performing the duties of a christian, parent and citizen, in ann exemplary manner. He was for more than 70 years, a member of the Baptist Church, being one of the constituent members of the church in Otego, which to the extent of his ability, he served faithfully until his death. He leaves an aged widow, 2 daughters, with a number of grandchildren to mourn his loss. His funeral was attended on Sunday, by a large assembly, and the occasion improved by a discourse from his late Pastor E. Westcott Num. 23, 10 "Let me die the death of the righteous, and let my end be like his." Also on the 10th ult., Mrs. Sabrina SHEPHERD, wife of the late Benjamin Shepherd of Otego, and oldest daughter of the above mentioned Deacon B.; after a long painful illness, which she bore with christian resignation, in the 62d year of her age. 4/19/1854 DIED In Oneonta on the 13th inst., William FAIRCHILD, of the disease of the heart, aged 74 years. 4/26/1854 MARRIED In Oneonta, on the 23d inst., by the Rev. J. Soule, Mr. J. L. BARTON to Miss H. L. AVERY, both of Laurens. In Oneonta, Apr. 23d, 1854, by Rev. E. C. Hodge, Mr. Spencer BAKER to Miss Caroline LAMB. DIED In Honesville, on the 4th inst., Henry Guilford, son of H. A. & H. M. CLARK, age 1 year and 10 days. This is the third child these parents have lost in a fortnight of scarlatina. All their children- a lovely group as ever filled a parent's heart with joy- have been suddenly taken away- causing unspeakable grief here but certainly to blossom in immortal beauty in the better land. (Poem included with notice.) In this village, on the 25th inst., Mrs. Amelia Ann, wife of J. W. ROOT, in the 18th year of her age. 5/3/1854 MARRIED In Oneonta, May 1st, by Rev. E. C. Hodge, Mr. Isaac TERRY, of Otego, to Miss Angeline GIFFORD, of Oneonta. 5/24/1854 MARRIED By Rev. E. C. Hodge, on the 21st inst., Mr. Dexter BUGBEE, of Otego, to Miss Sarah CEPERLEY, of Oneonta. DIED In this village, on the 15th inst., Elmer Eugene, son of John L. & Maria A. DOOLITTLE, aged 4 months and 19 days. 7/5/1854 MARRIED On rhw 3rd Inst., by Rev. E. Westcott, Mr. Benjamin HALSTEAD to Miss Sarah BAILEY, both of Delhi. 7/18/1854 MARRIED In Oneonta, on the 12th inst, by Rev. E. C. Hodge, Mr. Henry VanDOSEN (VanDUSEN?) to Miss Aseneth MOORE, both of Pittsfield On the 12th inst, by Rev. A. B. Fish, Mr. Jacob W. BEEMAN to Miss Caroline E. WASHBURN, all of Franklin. In Schuyler's Lake, June 28th, by Rev. H. Garlick, Mr. Don F. LIDELL to Miss Sabrina A. DURFY, both of the above place. By the same, July 4th, at Westford, Mr. Darius C. KENYON to Miss Lovina WRIGHT, daughter of Rev. N. Wright. 7/26/1854 OBIT (not complete) At Lewiston, Niagara Co., on the 15th inst., Isaac T. DANN, of Franklin, aged 20 years. MARRIED In Cooperstown, on the 19th inst., by Rev. J. A. Priest, Mr. Charles HINCKLEY, of Oneonta, to Miss Caroline M. FRANCIS, of Milford. DIED In Guilford, on the 5th inst., Mr. Abner GRIDLEY, aged 44 years. 8/2/1854 MARRIED In Oswego, on the 6th inst., by Rev. Mr. Lawton, Mr. Ira GOODWIN, to Miss Sarah A. GAR, both of that city. DIED Of consumption, in Oneonta, July 30th, Mrs. Emma SCHOFIELD, wife of William H. Schofield, in the 24th year of her age. (Also small obit) 8/16/1854 MARRIED In Delhi, on the 2d inst., by Rev. A. F. Selleck, Chauncey COLTON, of Oneonta, to Miss Matilda M. SLOATE, of Delhi, daughter of Mr. David Sloate. DIED In Unadilla, on the 14th inst., Mrs. Margaret A., wife of Jesse COOK. 8/30/1854 MARRIED In Oneonta, 28th inst., by Rev. E. Westcott, Mr. Christian UEBEL, and Miss Cynthia E. MANN, both of this village. In Milford, 21st inst., by Rev. Mr. Southworth, Mr. William VANDERBURGH, of N. Y., to Miss Maria F. FRANCIS, of Milford. On 22d inst., by Rev. H. Cornwell, Mr. Homer BIRDSELL, to Miss Charlotte B. FERRY, both of Otego. DIED In this village, on 27th inst., Salina E., wife of Orlando SULLIVAN, aged 24 years. 10/18/1854 MARRIED In Oneonta, 11th inst., by Rev. E. Westcott, Mr. Sylvanus J. SCHERMERHORN, to Miss Abigail SMITH, both of Franklin. In Oneonta, on 16th inst., by the same, Mr. James BUNDY, of Otego, to Miss Emma COONLEY, of Cobleskill. DIED In Oneonta, on 6th inst., Mr. Chuancey HINCKLEY, aged 54 years. 10/ --/ 1854 MARRIED In this village, on 29th ult., by Rev. C. G. Robinson(?), Mr. James STINSON, of North Harpursfiled, to Miss Eliza J. BANKER, of Maryland.
Paper Date - YEAR 1855


1/--/1855* MARRIED In Oneonta, on evening of 31st inst. (ult.?), by Samuel J. Cooke, Esq., Mr. Roulf HOUCK, of Toddville, to Miss Sarah Frances OHADDON, of Hartwick. On 1st inst., Rev. E. C. Hodge, Mr. Theadrick P. HARTON, of Otego, to Miss Mary S. GARDNER, of Oneonta. DIED In Cooperstown, on 27th ult., Mortimer HINMAN, aged 20 years, 5 months, 19 days. * date missing on paper; following paper was dated 1/10/1855 and from above entries it looks like it was Jan 1855. 1/10/1855 DIED In Milford, on the 3d inst., Abijah K. ROBERTS aged 21 years. 1/31/1855 MARRIED On the 3d inst., in the Chapel of Perry Academy, Perry, Wyoming Co., N.Y., by the Rev. J. R. Page, Prof. C. H. DANN, to Miss Jerrie WATERBURY, Principal and Preceptress of the Institution. At Maryland, Jan. 16th (18th?), by Rev. H. Garlick, Mr. Willard BUSHNELL, to Miss Elizabeth A. BOARDMAN, Esq., all of Maryland. 3/2/1855 MARRIED Notice had been cut out of paper In Otego, on the 21st of April, by Rev. W. E. McDonald, Mr. Martin E. BUNDY, to Miss Mary A. SPOOR, both of Otego. 5/2/1855 DIED In this village, on the 30th of April, Mr. Henry WHITMAN aged 59 years. In this village, on the 1st inst., Mr. Thomas BAKER aged 31 years and 11 months. At Baldwinville, Oneida county, on the 25th of April, of a lingering consumption, Mrs. Huldah, wife of Simon COON, formerly of this village, in the 46th year of her age. 6/6/1855 MARRIED In the town of Laurens, on the 31st ult., by Rev. C. G. Robinson, Mr. Chancellor HOUGHTAILING, of Meredith, to Miss Mary GREEN, of Laurens. At Maryland, on the 28th ult., by Rev. N. Wright, Mr. Abraham V. BLOODGOOD, of Oneonta, to Miss Sarah ROSE, of the former place. DIED In the town of Laurens, on the 13th ult., Ruth Theresa ROBERTS, aged 18 years In Hartwick, on the 20th ult., at the residence of Aaron HACKLEY, Sarah SCOTT, in the 91st year of her age. In Cherry Valley, on the 22d ult., Mrs. Lucy PADDOCK, wife of Mr. William Paddock, in the 58th year of her age. In the town of Cherry Valley, on the 26th ult., at the residence of Mr. Anthony VanALSTINE, Jane KELDER, wife of Abraham Kelder, deceased, aged 86 years. 9/5/1855 MARRIED In West Oneonta, on the 6th inst., by Rev. E. C. Hodge, Mr. Joseph N. TABER, to Miss Mary E. STRAIT, both of West Oneonta. DIED At the residence of her father, in De Ruyter, on Monday, the 20th ult., Sarah A. HILLS, of this city, wife of A. C. Hills, and daughter of Nehemiah and Anne MERRITT- aged 26 years. It will be recollected that Mr. Hills was a residence of this village for a short time last year. 9/19/1855 MARRIED At St. Matthews Church, in Unadilla, on the morning of the 18th inst., by Rev. Mr. Norton, Mr. Wm. H. CHASE, of Oneonta, to Miss Sarah E. BOALT, of Unadilla. Accoompanying above notice was a fee of one dollar. 9/26/1855 MARRIED In Oneonta, Sept. 19th, by Rev. E. C. Hodge, Mr. David WINNY, to Miss Mary E. ENOS, both of this village. In Binghamton, Sept 13th, by Rev. Mr. Fitch, Charles G. WILLIAMS, of Hartford, Susquehanna county, and Miss Angeline WATKINS, of Oneonta, Otsego County, N. Y. DIED In Lacon, Ill., on Sunday, Sept 8th, Lizzie, second daughter of J. M. & H. A. LYON, aged 2 years 6 months and 22 days, formerly of this place. (Poem included with notice.) 10/11/1855 MARRIED At Butternuts, Oct. 1st, by Rev. D. E. Barr, Mr. William BARD, of Norwich, to Miss A. J. ROCKWELL, of Butternuts. In Milford, on the 3d inst., by Elder J. Cooke, Mr. Henry WELLMAN, of Laurens, to Miss Phebe TOWNSEND, of Milford. DIED In Kortright, Del. Co., on 3d inst., Hiram YAGER, aged 73 years. 10/17/1855 MARRIED In Ames, Mont. County, N.Y., on Thursday, Oct. 18th, by Rev. C.G. Robinson, Mr. Edgar Reynolds, of Oneonta, N. Y., to Miss Mary J. WHEELER, of the former place. The printer was liberally rewarded. In Oneonta, on the 14th inst., by Rev. E. C. Hodge, Mr. Chauncey CEPPERLEY, to Miss Emelnie ACKLEY, both of Oneonta. DIED In this village, on the 9th inst., Enna H., only child of L. P. and E. C. CARPENTER, aged 6 months and 11 days. (Poem included with notice.) 11/14/1855 MARRIED At Toddsville, Oct. 7th, by Rev. George Parsons, Mr. Nathaniel POST, of Fly Creek, to Miss nancy A. ALLISON, of Hartwick. In Exeter, Oct. 30th, by the same, Mr. Franklin F. CROSS, of Otsego, to Miss Clarinca P. ROBINSON, of Exeter. In Davenport, Delaware County, on the 28th ult., by R. H. Robinson, Mr. Zephania GUES, of Harpersfield, to Miss Serepta TRUAX, of Davenport. At Schulyer's Lake, Otsego County., on the 24th inst., by Rev. S. Hayward, of Hartwick, Mr. George M. BOMROD (BOHROD?), of Exeter, to Miss Francis A. PALMER, of Schuyler's Lake. DIED In Burlington, suddenly on Oct. 28th, of numb palsey, Mrs. Lydia GARDNER, wife of Clark Gardner, aged 66 years. In Otsego, Oct. 28th, Mr. Stephen EDDY, in the 55th year of his age. In Otsego, on the 10th inst., after a few days' illness, Deacon Joseph NORTHRUP, aged 73 years. The deceased was one of the early settlers of this place, there being at the time of his settlement, here but two dwellings where the present village of Otego now stands. The farm on which he settled, and on which he lived for the past 53 years was then a howling wilderness, only one wagon having passed along the highway, which passes through it, at the time of his arrival here. He has been for many years a deacon of the Baptist Church of Otego, of which he has been a member about 24 years. He died in the hope of a glorious resurrectoin and left a large circle of relations and friends to mourn his loss. (Poem included with notice.) 11/21/1855 MARRIED At the hotel of E. C. Emmons, on the 15th inst., by Rev. E. B. Hodge, Mr. Mitchell COVERT to Miss Charity HARON, both of Davenport. At Milford, on the 8th inst., by Rev. C. G. Robinson, Mr. Lovinas MARSHALL, of Mansfield, Ohio, to Miss Lurena CRANDELL, of the former place. 12/5/1855 MARRIED In Oneonta, on the 3rd inst., by Rev. E. C. Hodge, Mr. V. J. HOKE, of Maryland, to Miss Isabelle DENZELL, of Meredith. In Maryland, on the evening of Nov. 28th, at the house of Mr. Hudson BURNSIDE, by Rev. C. N. Pattengill, Mr. Roderick JACOBS, of Prattsville, Greene county, to Miss Jane BURNSIDE, of Maryland. Also, at the same time and place, by the same, Mr. S. S. WESTCOTT, of Oneonta, to Miss P. A. BROWN, of Maryland. The printer was liberally rewarded. 12/12/1855 MARRIED In Meredith, Del. County, on the 6th inst., by Rev. Mr. Adams, Mr. Levi CUMMINGS, of Middlefield, Otsego county, to Miss Mary C. BRISTOL, of Meredith. 12/19/1855 MARRIED On the 17th ult., by Rev. c. G. Robinson, Thomas B. SHOVE, to Miss Henrietta A. BOARDMAN, both of New Lisbon. Also on the 5th inst., by the same, Mr. Samuel RICHARDS, to Miss Sarah L. STRAIT, all of this town.
Paper Date - YEAR 1856


3/26/1856 MARRIED On the 13th inst., by Rev. E. Westcott, Mr. Wm. Angel TARBOX, of Milford, to Miss Mary YAGER, daughter of Mr. Michael Yager, of this town. At Milford, on the 13th inst., by Elder J. Cooke, Mr. Charles B. CARD(?), to Miss Sarah Jane, daughter of Mr. Solomon TOWNSEND, both of Milford. 5/21/1856 MARRIED In Oneonta, on the 25th inst., by Rev. E. Westcott, Mr. George WESTCOTT, of Milford, to Miss Rebecca SHEPHERD, of the former place. 7/9/1856 MARRIED In Oneonta, July 2d, by Rev. E. C. Hodge, Mr. Amos TUBBS, of Maryland, to Miss Marion UTTER, of Oneonta. At West Davenport, on the 29th of June, by Rev. J. W. Smith, Mr. Giles H. COWLEY, to Miss Diantha BRESEE, all of the above place. DIED In Sharon, June 23d, De Witt M., only son of William and Betsey WILD (WELD?), aged 1 year 2 months and 11 days. (Poem included with notice.) 7/16/1856 MARRIED In Oneonta, July 3d, by Rev. E. C. Hodge, Mr. Squire H. MOON, to Miss Harriet GOODRICH, both of Davenport. 8/13/1856 MARRIED In this town, on the 7th inst., by Rev. C. G. Robinson, Mr. Thompson K. MOSHER, to Miss Lovica A. RICHARDS, all of Oneonta. 10/1/1856 MARRIED At J. M. Watkins' hotel, in Oneonta, Sept. 24th, 1856, by Rev. William Baldwin, Mr. Charles H. CARR, of Petersburg, to Miss Ary (Mary?) Ann QUINERRY, of Morris. 10/15/1856 MARRIED In Oneonta, Oct. 5th, by E. C. Hodge, Mr. Erastus GILE, to Miss Sarah Ann BLEND, both of the former place. 10/22/1856 MARRIED In Oneonta, Oct. 12th, by Rev. E. C. Hodge, Mr. Elias ALGER, of Oneonta, to Miss Mary FURGERSON, of Sidney plains. At the residence of Stephen PLATT, Oct. 14th, by Rev. W. G. Queal, Mr. Francis M. FOX, to Miss Martha M. PLATT, both of Maryland. 10/29/1856 MARRIED In Oneonta, Oct. 16, by Rev. E. C. Hodge, Mr. Charles FURGESON, to Miss Ann MORSE, both of Sidney plains.
Paper Date - YEAR 1857


1/ 28/1857 DIED In this village, on 24th inst., Mr. David Weeks, aged 49 years and 6 months. In Otego, on the 21st inst., Juliaet HORTON, aged 17 years and 11 months. 2/11/1857 MARRIED In this village, Feb. 4th, by Rev. E. W. Queal, Rev. Wm. H. OLIN, of Ithaca, N. Y., formerly of this place, to Miss Melissa, daughter of Munson A. WATKINS, Esq., of Oneonta. In Oneonta, Jan. 9th, by Rev. E. C. Hodge, Mr. George A. HORTON, of Otego, to Miss Ann Eliza DEAN, of Oneonta. At the residence of G. W. DEITZ, Esq., the bride's father, in Franklinville, Ill., on the 7th ult., by Rev. R. K. Todd, Mr. Lyman W. SHELDON, to Miss Mary DEITZ, both of Seneca. DIED At Otsdawa, Jan. 30th, Miss S. M. DAVIS, aged 33 years. By this dispensation of Divine Providence, her aged parents are bereft of a dutiful and affectionate daughter. The Church has lost an influential member and the community has lost one of it's brightest ornamanets. But she has left an evidence that our loss is her eternal gain. In Davenport, on Nov. 18th, 1856, of inflammation in the head, Joseph Bela, aged 1 1/2 years; Jan. 16th, of scarlet fever, Edward Emmett, aged 9 years; Jan. 28th, of scarlet fever, Elizabeth Annis, aged 7 years, children of Mr. Isaac M. BROOKS. 3/18/1857 MARRIED In West Laurens, Jan. 9th, by Rev. W. A. Alger, Mr. Henry W. TYLER, of Susquehanna County, Penn., to Miss Martha L. NEWELL, of West Laurens. In Laurens village, Mar. 2d, by Rev. W. A. Alger, Mr. Edward W. NEWELL, to Miss Mary M. MEAD, both of Laurens. At Unadilla Centre, Mar. 5th, by Rev. Wm. Bixby, of Oxford, Mr. Gilbert MANN, of Franklin, to Miss Phoebe Jane, daughter of Mr. John WHITE, of Unadille Centre. DIED In Croton, on the morning of the 5th of March, of Small- pox, Eugene, youngest son of S. S. FOOTE, in the 13th year of his age. At Unadilla, Feb. 28th, of consumption, Miss Arabel BRADLEY, wife of Charles L. STRONG, formerly of Sidney, aged 44 years. At North Franklin, March 1st, Harmonious DUMOND, aged 78 years. At West Harpersfield, March 4th, Mrs. Margaret Hotchkiss DAVIS, aged 35 years, wife of Richard E. Davis, and only child of Mr. Roswell HOTCHKISS, Jr. 3/25/1857 DIED At West Davenport, on the 23d ult., Jabez HITCHCOCK, Esq., aged 76 years. Esq. H. was one of the pioneer settlers of the village of Delhi. In early life he came to that place, and contemporaneously with Gen. Root, Dr. Paine and others, made it his residence. For many years he was noted as an active and intelligent citizen, ever ready to use his utmost exertions to promote the growth and prosperity of the village. His correct and able discharge of the onerous duties of principle Magistrate, will long be remembered by business men with whom officially he came in contact. He was spared by the alloted term of life, and endured much suffering from diseases peculiar to old age.- Ripe in years and with a full share of the trails and troubles incident to earth's pilgrimage, he has gone down to the grave with a confident assurance that his "Redeemer liveth". 4/1/1857 MARRIED At Ballard's hotel, March 26th, by Rev. W. G. Queal, Mr. Isaac B. HOWE, to Miss Agnes M. OSBORN, both of Franklin, N. Y. 4/8/1857 MARRIED At Sidney plains, Del. Co., on the 2d inst., by Rev. Lyman Sperry, Mr. Lafayetete WINSOR, of Guilford, N.Y., to Miss Hellen D. SCRAMBLING, of the former place. 4/15/1857 MARRIED In Oneonta, on the 26th of March, by Rev. Mr. Baldwin, Mr. Abel S. MILES, to Miss Hellen GRAVES, both of Oneonta. In Oneonta, on the 2d inst., by Rev. E. C. Hodge, Mr. Jacob GILE, to Miss Hellen E. GRAVES, both of Lauens. In Laurens, on the 7th inst., by Elder J. Cooke, Mr. Charles U. W. OSBORN, of Oronoco, Olmstead Co., Minnesota Territory, to Miss Sarah M. GRIFFITH, of Laurens, N. Y. DIED In this village, on the morning of the 11th inst., at the residence of his son, Mr. David REYNOLDS, aged 78 years. 4/22/1857 MARRIED In the city of Utica, on the 14th inst., by Rev. Dr. Fowler, Dr. G. W. RAMSDELL, of Oneonta, Otsego county, and Miss Libbie M., oldest daughter of Joseph WRIGHT, of Utica. 5/6/1857 MARRIED In Oneonta, March 1st, by Rev. E. C. Hodge, Mr. Dexter WARD and Miss Zerua HARLOW, both of Davenport, Del. Co. 5/3/1857 MARRIED In Harpersfield, on the 30th ult., by Rev. Mr. Boice, Mr. Nicholas MICKLE, of Oneonta, to Miss Amanda M. PECK, of Harpersfield. DIED In Oneonta, on Wednesday, April 8, Emma Louise HERRICK, adopted daughter of Benjamin and Hannah FRITTS, aged 2 years 5 months and 19 days. (Poem included with notice.) 5/20/1857 MARRIED In Onoenta, May 14th, by Rev. W. Baldwin, Hon. James M. BUCKLIN, to Miss Hattae McDONALD, both of Missouri. On the 6th inst., by Rev. E. L. Magoon, D. D., at the residence of John G. WHIPPLE, Esq., 16th Street, New York City, Mr. Jacob R. HUDSON, formerly of Laurens, Otsego County, to Miss Sarah A. KETCHUM, of New York. DIED In Milford, on the 16th of April, of consumption, Mr. James G. WALLEY, aged 44 years. 7/22/1857 MARRIED In Oneonta, on the 12th inst., by Rev. E. Westcott, Mr. Byron BREWER, to Miss Mary Julia SITTERLY, both of Oneonta. DIED At Unadilla, on Saturday the 12th inst., Ira S. CURTIS, 17 years and 11 months. 8/26/1857 MARRIED In Westville, Aug. 11, at the Baptist Parsonage, by Rev. C. N. Pattengill, Mr. Lewis BEACH, of Cherry Valley, to Miss Algenia SILLENBECK, of Middlefield. At Edmeston, Aug. 6, by Rev. H. Fitch, Mr. C. Leonard TEFFT, to Miss Lucy KENNEDY, both of Edmeston. DIED At Westford, on the 14th inst., David Delos LANE in the 33d year of his age At the same place, on the 15th inst., Abigail, wife of Henry PRESTON, in the 70th year of her age. In Springfield, on the 14th inst., Mrs. Mary Olive, wife of Jonas S. OLIVE, aged 73 years, formerly of Kent, England. In Cherry Valley, on the 13th inst., Mr. Henry SMITH, aged 66 years 9 months and 23 (28?) days. At Bainbridge, on Wednesday the 12th inst., Mrs. Phoebe EVENS, aged 30 years. At South Bainbridge, the 26th of July, Mr. Isaac SEELY, aged 60 years. 9/9/1857 MARRIED At Morris, on the 25th ult., by Rev. J. T. Crippen, Mr. A. Leroy SANDERSON, to Miss Elizabeth W. QUINBY, both of Morris. At Ballard's hotel, Oneonta, on the 30th ult., by Rev. W. G. QUEAL, Mr. Dexter C. SLATER, of Norwich, to Miss Emeline ROBERTS, of Laurens. Also, at same time and place, by the same, Mr. John GIFFORD, to Miss Amelia RANDALL, all of Laurens. At Milford, July 26th, by Rev. N. Wright, Mr. E. G. CHASE, of Schenectady, to Miss Orpha A., daughter of Elon ROSE, Esq., of Milford. At Westville, on 1st ult., by Rev. C. N. Pattengill, Mr. David H. DARLING, to Miss Margaret A. FISHER, both of Unadilla. DIED At Poughkeepsie, on the 27th ult, Mrs. Sophia SHAW, aged 55 years and 4 months. Deceased was the mother of S. J. Shaw, Editor of the Freeman's Journal. In New Lisbon, on the 26th ult., Mrs. Nancy, wife of Rev. Seth GREGORY, aged 67 years. In New Lisbon, on the 29th ult., Msr. Samantha, wife of Mr. Sidney WALLACE, aged 48 years. In Fly Creek, on the 27th ult., Mrs. Nabby WILLIAMS, wife of Thomas Williams, in the 51st year of her age. 9/23/1857 MARRIED In Cooperstown, on 12th inst., at Willoughby's Hotel, by Rev. S. W. Bush, Mr. Thomas J. CARR, to Miss Mariette E. GREGORY, both of Laurens. At the same time and place, by the same, Mr. Eugene E. WHITMAN, of Syracuse, to Miss Emily M. HOPKINS, of Laurens. At Norwich, on the 31st of August, by Rev. J. H. Chamberlain, Mr. G. W. SHOLES, of Morris, to Miss Addie L. TIFFANY of the former place. At Hartwick Seminary, on the 10th inst., by Rev. George B. Miller, Mr. Alfred HILLER, to Miss Henrietta S. MILLER. At Burlington, on the morning of 9th inst., by Rev. Wm. Church, Mr. George LUCE, of Ilion, Herkimer county, to Miss Sarah E. HUTCHINSON, of Burlington. In Croton, Sept. 12th, by Rev. J. N. Adams, Mr. Augustus L. JACKSON, of Meredith, to Miss Esther BOURNE, of the former place. In Kortright, Sept. 5th, by Rev. O(?) Irving, Mr. James CONNOR, of Schenevus, to Miss Sarah Jane WRIGHT, of Davenport. DIED At Laurens, on the 8th inst., Mr. Thomas W. RATHBON, in the 41st year of his age. Very suddenly, at Edmeston, on the 14th August, Mr. Sheffield BENNETT, aged 62 years. At West Burlington, on the 28th August, after a long and severe illness, Mr. Harman MAY, in the 80th year of his age. In Springfield, N. Y., on the 2d inst., at the age of 60 years, the Rev. Gerrish BARRETT, son of the late Deacon Benjamin BARRETT, of that town. 10/28/1857 At Toddsville, on the 20th inst., by Rev. Daniel L. Pendell, Mr. Hiram SPAULDING, of Oneonta, to Miss Eliza BARLOW, of the former place. Accompanying the above notice, was a fee of one dollar. We wish the parties a long and good life. In Otego, Oct. 6th, by Rev. Wm. Southworth, Mr. J. Rutson THORP, to Miss Celestia O. BUNDY, all of Otego, N. Y. In Hartwick, Oct. 14th, by Rev. L. C. QUEAL, Mr. Leverett P. SHUTE, of Milford, to Miss Mary Ann BROWNELL, of Hartwick. DIED In this village, Oct. 24th, Sarah Elvina HUSON, d/o David T. Huson, aged 21 years, 6 months and 21 days. In Cooperstown, Oct. 20th, at the residence of her son E. S. COFFIN, Hannah, w/o the late J. P. COFFIN, aged 66 years. 11/11/1857 MARRIED In Oneonta, at the Methodist Parsonage, Nov. 10th, by Rev. W. G. Queal, Mr. Henry WICKHAM, of Oneonta, to Miss Harriet M. WHITNEY, of Unadilla. At New Lisbon, October 14th, by Rev. H. Garlick, Mr. Robert S. SOUTHWORTH, to Miss Amanda M. GARLICK, both of New Lisbon. In Unadilla, on the 1st inst., by Rev. Wm. H. Smith, Mr. Linas SEELEY, to Miss Ann BENEDICT, both of Unadilla. In Butternuts, on the 1st inst., by Rev. K. Shove, Mr. John GILBERT, to Miss Amanda M. NORTON, both of Butternuts. DIED In Butternuts, Oct. 30th, Edwin, s/o Wm. COX, aged 9 years. 11/18/1857 MARRIED In Oneonta, on the 11th inst., by Rev. O. T. Moulton, Mr. Wm. W. FRITTS, to Miss Mary C. DRUM, all of Oneonta. [In the merriment of the occasion, the printer was remembered, as a nice lot of the "fixins" accompanied the notice, and they have the best wishes of the Editor for a long and happy life.] DIED In South Hartwick, Nov. 8th, Philander DOOLITTLE, aged 37 years. 12/16/1857 DIED At Oneonta, Dec. 11th, of Consumption, Maria A., second daughter of David S. WICKHAM, aged 33 years. The death of this beloved friend, will be deeply deplored, not only by her bereaved relatives, but by an extended circle of friends and acquaintances, to whom she was endeared by the warm ties of early friendship. But a few days since, she was with us; but disease had marked her for his own, and she fell victim to the destroyer, consumption. But for her, death had no sting, the gloom of the grave had been dissipated by faith in the Son of Righteousness. 12/30/1857 MARRIED In Butternuts village, on the 22d inst., by Elder John Cooke, Mr. Lucius EMMONS, of Otego, to Miss Eliza Beth CORNELL. DIED In Hartwick village, on the 23d inst., James S. MILES, a resident of the village, aged 22 years. In Gilbertsville, on Friday, the 18th inst., Mary E., daughter of W. Delos BABCOCK, aged 15 years, 3 months and 11 days.


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