1805 10 Jun 1805 Samuel Humphrey died 18 Jun 1805 Mildred Holcomb is 18 yrs old 3 Jul 1805 Betsy Spring had a s/. 18 Jul 1805 Abner Bull's wife died 25 Jul 1805 Grandfather Holcomb died, funeral next day 27 Jul 1805 William Sheldon died 30 Jul 1805 Sylvester Holcomb is 21 yrs old 8 Sep 1805 William Wylie died 13 Sep 1805 Martha Jones's child died 14 Sep 1805 Mr. Sanford's wife died & Grace Green had a baby 7 Oct 1805 Eleanor Holcomb is 17 yrs old 9 Nov 1805 William Holcomb is 12 yrs old 16 Nov 1805 Mrs. Non died 9 Dec 1805 Mrs. Jane Humphrey died 1806 19 Jan 1806 Deacon Carr's 2nd wife died in the meetinghouse 22 Jan 1806 Philander Holcomb is 3 yrs old 14 Mar 1806 Eleazer Grant died 18 Mar 1806 Reuben Delano had a dau 3 Apr 1806 Caleb Chapman had a dau 6 Apr 1806 Eli Douglas' wife died 22 Apr 1806 Mr. Foley had a son born 2 Jun 1806 Lucretia Wylie is 26 yrs old 17 Jul 1806 Nancy _____ died 26 Jul 1806 Platt Gardner died 3 Aug 1806 Gardner died 28 Aug 1806 Lucretia Wylie moved to Boonville 28 Aug 1806 Simon Wylie had a s/born 11 Nov 1806 Dr. Jolls died 13 Nov 1806 Deborah Wylie had a dau 1807 8 Jan 1807 Mr. Shepard had a s/born 22 Feb 1807 Beriah Holcomb is 8 yrs old 13 Mar 1807 Mr. Doty died 15 Mar 1807 Went to Mr. Younglove's funeral 11 Jul 1807 At night watched Capt. Dellanoes' corpse 15 Aug 1807 At night watched with Mr. Tory's baby to Mr. Friends 18 Aug 1807 At night watched with Mr. Tory's babies 13 Sep 1807 Mr. Judge John Tryon died 1808 1 Feb 1808 Joseph Hills died (young son) 17 Mar 1808 Hannah Douglas died, funeral on 19th at Baptist Meeting House, Mr. Younglove preached 26 May 1808 Mrs. Niles died, funeral the next day at Baptist meeting house __ May 1808 Lucretia Clark died 27 Jun 1808 J. Thompson had a s/born 21 Oct 1808 Betsey Clark died 31 Jan 1808 Mr. M. Jackson m/ Lucretia Gillett 11 Feb 1808 Mrs. Deborah Wylie m/ Reubin Morton 15 Feb 1808 Caleb Chapman m/ Betsy Nugeon 21 Feb 1808 Reuben Delanoes moved to Rome 22 Mar 1808 Sylvanus Carpenter lives in Delanoes house now 25 Mar 1808 B. F. Bull moved into Sylvanus Carpenter's house 21 May 1808 Mrs. Sprague was buried, funeral was at Hancock Meeting House 26 May 1808 Squire William Douglas Jr.'s son William died (a child) 12 Jun 1808 Wife of deceased Asa Douglas (Rebecka) died 27 Oct 1808 Caleb Chapman's son Zach had a son born 1809 7 Nov 1809 Mr. Laner's wife died 1810 4 Jan 1810 Eleasar Grant died 5 Jan 1810 John Borman's third wife died 7 Jun 1810 Ephraim Parses (?) wife died 17 Jul 1810 Reuben Chapman ran away because he had a child, said to him by Lovela Green, on the 5th of this month 24 Sep 1810 Mr. Ira Squire m/ Miss Lucy Frink 1 Nov 1810 Mr. Lyman Spring m/ Miss Nancy Frink 9 Nov 1810 William Holcomb is 17 yrs old 21 Nov 1810 John Wylie had a son born today (Henry Platt Wylie) 3 Dec 1810 Caleb Goodrich m/ Miss Hannah Wylie 17 Dec 1810 Harry Doolittle m/ Miss Thankful Packing & Mr. Case m/ Miss Betsey Morrow 18 Dec 1810 Mr. Sanford's 2nd wife died 1811 22 Feb 1811 Mr. Miller Jackson's son Frederick & a daughter both died within 1 hour 23 Feb 1811 Samuel Youdal's Mother died, an aged person 28 Feb 1811 Caleb Chapman moved to a few miles from Rome, NY 1 Mar 1811 Ezekiel Shelden died at 4 o'c. They had watchers for the corpse. Avra Jones was killed by a log he sawed that rolled on him. 3 Mar 1811 Ezekiel Shelden's funeral at Baptist meetinghouse, Elder Hull preached 25 Apr 1811 Reuben Andrews m/ Cleo Moffitt 22 May 1811 Rensselaer Main died, he now lived in Canaan, the funeral was the next day & was held at the Baptist meetinghouse in Stephentown, preached by Elder Northrop 13 Jun 1811 George Holcomb was 20 4 Jul 1811 Widow Goodrich died, mother of Elijah & Rier Goodrich, she died in a fit, an aged woman 6 Jul 1811 Nancy & Lyman Springs had a daughter 15 Jul 1811 Mr. Stanton had a daughter born 18 Jul 1811 Heard the son of Mr. Clothier was run over by a run away horse, and wagon. Went to Elijah Goodrich's to see the boy 20 Aug 1811 Mr. Perkins died by drinking cold water 25 Aug 1811 Mrs. Belinda Vars died, the dau of Uncle Michael Holcomb 26 Aug 1811 Mr. Von died, the father of David and Titus Von (probably Vaughn) 7 Dec 1811 Mr. Plumb, the goldsmith, died in Canaan 25 Dec 1811 Andrew Stevenson m/ Miss Lamphier 29 Dec 1811 Squire Wm. Douglas died, father of Benjamin & Em & Elie & others. Funeral attended at the Baptist meetinghouse with a concourse of people and a sermon delivered by Elder Hull, on the 31st. 1812 16 Jan 1812 Mr. Amos Broad m/ Miss Elisabeth Egleston 18 Jan 1812 Wm. Dixon m/ Ascaneth Humphrey 26 Jan 1812 Went to Mr. Gates. His daughter, the widow Hubbard, hung herself on the 24th in her father's garrett. There was a concourse of people at the funeral. 11 Feb 1812 Mr. Conklin died (John H.) 29 Feb 1812 Mr. Wing was found dead, supposedly murdered by one Convis, both of Berkshire County 8 Mar 1812 Old widow Woodward died 13 Jun 1812 George Holcomb is 21 yrs old & he now works for father on shares 15 Jun 1812 Eunice Bennett died, consumption (Hancock) 14 Jul 1812 Col. Steward's wife died 18 Jul 1812 Henry Stanton's dau was buried, was 1 yr old 31 Jul 1812 Sylvester Holcomb is 28 yrs old 1814 9 Jan 1814 Went to Lebanon meetinghouse to funeral of Mr. Patterson, went to the grave, it was a Masonic funeral 23 Jan 1814 Wm. Dixon family moved away and they left to go westward the next day 9 Feb 1814 Elijah Grant m/ Sally Moffitt 14 Feb 1814 Joshua Maxon's son died 2 Mar 1814 Harrison is brother-in-law to Isaac Newton 9 Mar 1814 Ira Squires moved westward 12 May 1814 Jane Russell m/ Thomas Carpenter 13 Jun 1814 Went to funeral of old Mr. Manson that died last night to the house of Isaac Newton. Funeral at Solomon Carpenters & Elder (Nicholas) Northrop preached 10 Jul 1814 Helped bury an infant child of Mr. Richard Campbell 21 Jul 1814 Watched with corpse of Richard Campbell's wife. She died about 2 this aft. Russell Andrews and Susan Humphrey watched with me 4 Aug 1814 Betsey (Camel) Douglas m/ Doc (Behah) Douglas 17 Aug 1814 Old Widow Dudley died 21 Sep 1814 Isaacas Rowley (Canaan) died 7 Dec 1814 Tisdale Baker died of a severe illness & George Holcomb helped bury him next day. The funeral adjourned on account of the priests not attending 28 Dec 1814 This morning at 45 min past 4 Cousin Samuel Holcomb died in Canaan to his father Squires. Today I walked to Nassau to inform his parents of his death 29 Dec 1814 Myself & part of Father's family went to Canaan to accompany up the deceased to my father's house. Before we started Mr. Clark, Doc of Divinity, made a prayer. Eight or ten connections accompanied & stayed at our house 30 Dec 1814 Funeral was attended with a concourse of people to father's house & a sermon preached by Elder Beaman (Baptist) 1815 28 Jan 1815 Sylvester Carpenter m/ Susan Humphrey at the house of John Russell 5 Feb 1815 Grandmother Abigail Holcomb died, 94 yrs old, funeral on the 7th 27 Feb 1815 Mr. Hand died (gravestone says he died 1 Mar, age 30) 7 May 1815 Isaac Newton lived with Solomon Goodrich 16 May 1815 Dexter Brown lives in Solomon Carpenter's house 22 Jul 1815 Henry Hull m/ Louise Douglass 23 Jul 1815 Reuben Chapman m/ Nancy Gibson 4 Nov 1815 Rendered an account to Mr. Sammey that m/ Widow Conklin 1816 20 Apr 1816 Today Mother Holcomb is 72 yrs old 21 May 1816 Britain Chase kicked by horse & died the next day 11 Jul 1816 Funeral of Daniel Maccaster in Hancock meetinghouse, Elder Leland preached 28 Jul 1816 Eli Hatch of New Canaan m/ Esther Haskell of Stephentown 8 Aug 1816 Elisha Bennett m/ Betsey Chapman by Elder Beman 13 Oct 1816 Mr. Phineas Lamb died in a fit 29 Oct 1816 Aunt Potter lived in Fort Edward 2 Nov 1816 Today Joseph Sheldon was buried, Elder Hill preached. I have not heard which day he died. 6 Nov 1816 Sylvester Holcomb married Betsey Hastings 1817 16 Mar 1817 Funeral of Miss Patchin, age 9, at the home of Mr. Nathan Patchin 30 Mar 1817 Funeral of Harriet Hall at Presbyterian Lebanon, wife of Philander Hall 27 Apr 1817 Isaac Newton lives on Black River 2 Jul 1817 Roger Sweet's funeral at Baptist meetinghouse, he was 40 18 Jul 1817 Took his "nigger John" when changing works 3 Aug 1817 Went to funeral of Old Mr. (Tolman) Chase attended by a Quaker priest in the Baptist meetinghouse 9 Sep 1817 Sylvester Holcomb's oldest boy was born 23 Sep 1817 Old Mrs. Mary Russell died at 6 a.m., George Holcomb and 3 others watched with her that night. Funeral was the next day at Presbyterian meetinghouse (age 70) 1 Oct 1817 Funeral for Sally Graves, wife of Dr. Elijah Graves & dau of Hosey Moffitt. (26 yrs old) 5 Oct 1817 Wm. Chapman m/ Olive Bills 15 Oct 1817 Wife of Old Capt. Josiah Humphrey died 18 Oct 1817 Miss Russell Tanner died, funeral next day at Baptist meetinghouse 16 Nov 1817 Elder Bemans baptized Miss Patty Remmington 20 Dec 1817 Squire Powell Gardner died instantly in his chair. Funeral on the 22nd at Baptist meetinghouse 27 Dec 1817 Engaged Rev. Churchill to come & marry brother William Holcomb Miss Barnard 28 Dec 1817 Brother William Holcomb m/ Julia Barnard 1818 19 Jan 1818 John Tyron died after a short illness. Funeral on 22nd, prayer at his home then a sermon at the meetinghouse. George Holcomb was a bearer to the grave. Bearers all invited back to the house for refreshments. 8 Mar 1818 Went to Uriah Goodrich's, his son is on the point of death. He was taken the 6th speechless, blind & deaf. I stayed until after 12 to behold the boy in all the agonies of death. He died about 2 hours later. Took Lydia & Lucinda to see the corpse. Funeral was on the 10th at his home, Elderly Saturlay preached. 27 Mar 1818 William Holbrook & I moved "part of his wife's furniture from her father's house to our house 28 Mar 1818 Ezekiel Main died (aged 27, son of Anna & Stephen) 22 Apr 1818 Funeral of Cousin Josiah Egleston's girl, about 2-1/2 yrs, she died with fits 2 May 1818 Funeral of Stephen Main's wife 2 Jun 1818 Funeral of Henry, s/cousin Jesse Egleston, about 6 yrs old, had the falling sickness fits. (epilepsy?) He died 31 May, Elder Beman preached 14 Aug 1818 Samuel Post died about 2 a.m., funeral the next day. Mr. Younglove the Presbyterian preached 28 Aug 1818 Funeral of Old Mr. Joseph Sanford. George Holcomb was a bearer, Elder Otis preached 29 Aug 1818 Dr. Elijah Graves m/ Miss Rachel Platt (his 2nd marriage) 30 Aug 1818 John Humphrey m/ Miss Miranda Bemon 24 Sep 1818 Funeral of Cousin Josiah Holcomb, Gregory preached. He died 22 morning 25 Sep 1818 William Holcomb was gone 16 days moving Sylvester Holcomb to Sullivan 5 Oct 1818 Sylvester Holcomb sold his farm & effects and returned to Stephentown. He claimed the country unhealthy but George Holcomb thinks he was homesick 13 Oct 1818 John Runnels, a Quaker, funeral 14 Oct 1818 Funeral of Old Mrs. Munroe, widow of Noah Munroe 30 Oct 1818 Clark moved into William Holcomb's house to go halves with him on blacksmithing 1819 8 Jan 1819 Eli Townsend m/ Harriet Carpenter 17 Jan 1819 Robert Stanton m/ Betsey Stanton 21 Jan 1819 Ebenezer Flavel Booge m/ Sefrona Griggs 25 Feb 1819 Hiram Brown m/ Polly Chapman 10 Mar 1819 Lavinia Lord died, had only been taken 24 hours, lived next door to Bigelow's Tavern, funeral on the 12th at Presbyterian meetinghouse, Mr. Churchill preached 11 Mar 1819 Sylvester Holcomb had a daughter born today (2nd child) 12 Mar 1819 William Chapman had a son born today 15 Apr 1819 George Holcomb married Lucinda Wylie 15 May 1819 Brother William Holcomb's dau Lucretia born 16 May 1819 Mr. Gorton of Hancock was buried; Lansing Sheldon died at 6 o'c, s/deceased Capt. Wm. Sheldon 24 May 1819 Sister Newton & husband (Isaac) moved in Joseph Hills house near Capt. B. Sackett's. I put her on a bed (she is very ill) and drove slowly. 5 Jun 1819 Mr. Rose, in the north part of town, was killed instantly with the fall of a tree, funeral was the 6th, he was buried by the Masonic Order; Mr. Leach m/ (DeGrass) Pardee 13 Jun 1819 Doc Evert of New Lebanon buried a dau 20 Jun 1819 Deacon Doty had a daughter baptized at the Baptists 27 Jul 1819 Sylvester Holcomb moved to the westward 25 Aug 1819 James Rodgers hanged himself in his orchard. A jury of 24 said it was self murder. Funeral on the 26th. (He had been dead 24 hours when found) 20 Sep 1819 Joseph Cole's funeral. He was drowned in Samuel Udell mill pond fishing 21 Oct 1819 Dr. Dwight Wright m/ Polly Platt, he of New Lebanon & she of Stephentown 11 Nov 1819 Francis Buten m/ Amanda Russell at her father's by Elder Matthew Jones 26 Dec 1819 John Rodgers was found dead in bed 1820 10 Jan 1820 Richard Campbell died with a short illness at Albany 5 Feb 1820 Green Worden m/ Cousin Louisa Egleston by Elder Jones 21 Feb 1820 Widow Adams was buried. She died the 18th, funeral held at her house by Elder Northrop. She is the mother of James. 21 May 1820 Wrote a letter to Brother Beriah Holcomb at Brutus, NY 11 Jun 1820 Five of Simeon Wylie's children were sprinkled at the Baptist Church. Elder Coa officiated & the eldest of Henry Platt Jr., too 16 Jun 1820 Francis Bute had a son born 2 Jul 1820 Funeral of wife of Squire Martins, Elder Trumbull preached 24 Aug 1820 Funeral for Dr. Graves 18 mo old child at Presbyterian meetinghouse. Rev. Hunter preached 17 Sep 1820 Mr. Perkins that lives in Squire Wm. Douglas's house buried a child 23 Sep 1820 Old Mrs. Carpenter died, mother of Thomas, Joseph, Sylvanus & others. Funeral was the next day at meetinghouse near Benj. Carpenter's. Elder Satterley preached (Sarah, age 88) 11 Nov 1820 Gideon Hall was buried 14 Nov 1820 Caleb Gardner, one of the overseers of the poor in Stephentown returned the name of Barnum Clark. (to have his name deleted as per his being hired by Wm. Holcomb) 19 Nov 1820 Mr. Green m/ Mariah Perry some time ago 22 Nov 1820 Isacher Rowley's dau Louisa died very sudden of the colic. Funeral the next day at her father's house. Mr. Churchill preached. 24 Nov 1820 John Conklin, deceased, is father of Betsey. She m/ John Conklin & they live in Hillsdale 1821 24 Jan 1821 William Holcomb's 2nd child born, a dau 9 Feb 1821 Funeral of Robert Fairbanks who died very suddenly, Mr. Churchill preached 11 Feb 1821 Benedict Woodward lived in West Stephentown 3 Mar 1821 Simeon Vary's wife (Polly) died after a long consumptive sickness. The funeral was the following day at their house, Elder Northrop preached 10 Mar 1821 Charles Mosley's son died, aged 1-1/2. He was scalded or burned with an iron & then had the measles. The funeral was the next day at the Presbyterian meetinghouse & Mr. Hunter preached 27 Mar 1821 Elderly Jonathan Owens died & wife (Abigail) of Claudius Moffitt died (age 26) 28 Mar 1821 7:45 a.m. daughter born. A friend and Dr. Elijah Graves attended my wife. (Charlotte E. Holcomb) 2 Apr 1821 Abner Bull Jr's wife died very sudden. She was put to bed a few hours before. Myself & 3 others carried the coffin up to Bull's in a very hard snow storm. The funeral was on the 4th. Went to the house & helped carry the corpse on a bier by hand to the Presbyterian meetinghouse. Mr. Moses Hunter preached. 10 Apr 1821 Mr. Rice of New Lebanon died 16 May 1821 Squire Davis of New Lebanon was buried 2 Jun 1821 James Harrington's eldest son shot dead (age 10) by Elic Brown's son (age 17). Brown's son committed to jail on the 6th 13 Jun 1821 Today I am 30 years old 15 Jul 1821 Jeremiah Jolls 2 dau were baptized at Elder Jones meetinghouse 6 Aug 1821 Isaacher Rowley died. Funeral the next aft at his home in New Lebanon. Moses Hunter preached 15 Aug 1821 Wm. Gray has a brother Abner 26 Aug 1821 John Gardner's son John's funeral. He died in Albany with a fever taken on his way to Balston Spa. Elder Hull preached & about 100 people attended __ Sep 1821 Mr. Marks of New Lebanon died __ Sep 1821 Mr. Howard of Stephentown died 12 Oct 1821 Palmer Tanner died 6 Nov 1821 Amos Chapman buried a stillborn child 12 Nov 1821 Infare wedding of Isaac Humphrey and Dana Greenfield at Mother Springs. They were married yesterday at Solomon Carpenter's by Elder Jones 19 Nov 1821 Sally Crandall died at Simeon Baker's. She was maintained by the Town 28 Nov 1821 Had a real fist fight with Joshua Crocker when I tried to collect rent. He went home with head swolled & ache and he anointed it with vinegar. I solomley swear I never raised a hand against him, only to defend myself. 30 Nov 1821 Swore in court on assault & battery at Griggs Inn. Again fought—Crocker the aggressor. Court fined Crocker 7 dollars. Crocker counter suited and lost 13 Dec 1821 Squire Wm. Douglas died, funeral on 15th at Baptist meetinghouse. Sermon preached by Moses Hunter & Elder Jones addressed the mourners and made prayers. He made a prayer before the corpse was removed from home to the meetinghouse, a large concourse attended the funeral but a very severe cold day 1822 3 Jan 1822 Samuel Holcomb m/ Verona Howard & they started on a journey westward 9 May 1822 Jacob Coles's son is named Milo 9 Jun 1822 Orra Howard died, he was son of Squire Nathan Howard 11 Jul 1822 Nathan Tyler's wife was buried today, funeral at Baptist meetinghouse (Rachael) 17 Jul 1822 Funeral of Jared Harrington's child 20 Jul 1822 Heard of Lucy Ann Post's death. Used to live here and move to Lenox. Funeral today. She died with a relapse of dysentery 30 Aug 1822 Francis Bute had a dau born 12 Sep 1822 Jesse Egleston buried a dau of 18 today 26 Sep 1822 Dr. Stephen Hall buried. Died yesterday of the quick Consumption. Evergreens Cemetery 12 Oct 1822 Isaac Humphrey had a dau born 27 Oct 1822 Wm. Clark's dau Delia (who m/ Charles Kellogg 23 Sept 1818 by Silas Churchill) died age 21 (buried Evergreens) 29 Oct 1822 Went to Lebanon to Henry Hull's wife's funeral. She died yesterday with the consumption. (Lois, dau of Benj. and Lois Douglass, 1796-1822, age 27 yrs, 9 mths, buried in Stephentown Cemetery) 30 Nov 1822 Funeral for Old Mr. Wheelock, father-in-law of Elijah Douglas (father of Betsey Wheelock Douglass) 16 Dec 1822 Mr. Palmer's wife died, a few minutes after talking. The cause no one knows. 26 Dec 1822 Sylvester Holcomb is living in Lebanon, NY and came for a visit. He plans to move to Stephentown next spring. Returned to Lebanon, NY on the 31st. 1823 12 Jan 1823 Elisha Gilbert died last night and we heard the Lebanon Bell toll for him. Ezekiel Knapp died, both of New Lebanon 19 Jan 1823 Funeral for Old Mr. Allen, son-in-law of Elder Mathew Jones 26 Jan 1823 Edwin Platt m/ Lucy Douglass and Asa Goodrich m/ Betsey Chapman, both of Hancock 20 Feb 1823 Noah Harrison m/ Susan Morey by Sq. John Bull and quite a large collection 27 Feb 1823 Today Wm. Holcomb's first son was born 12 Mar 1823 Betsey, wife of Dr. Wm. Douglass, dau of Sq. Wm. Douglass, died after a long and painful consumption. Funeral on the 14th at the Baptist meetinghouse. Mr. Moses Hunter preached. (Buried at Stephentown Cemetery) 24 Mar 1823 Sylvester Holcomb moved to Stephentown from Westward 4 May 1823 Took covered wagon to Hancock meetinghouse to funeral of Old Mr. Foster. Elder Hull preached 23 May 1823 John Tilden died, s/Elem Tilden of New Lebanon 28 May 1823 Reuben King of Lebanon was found dead in the street, supposed to have died in a fit. Masonic funeral on the 29th 29 May 1823 Priest Churchill's wife died and lay a corpse while Reuben King's funeral was attended to by Priest Clark. Her funeral is the 30th. 13 Jun 1823 This day I am 32 years of age 10 Jul 1823 Nathaniel Rose died 12 Jul 1823 I rode over for Dr. Graves and betwixt 9 and 10 o'clock I had a dau born. (3 weeks ago they were bleeding his wife because she had pleurisy) 12 Jul 1823 Elisha Morton m/Widow Sheldon, Elamson's wife 15 Jul 1823 Gillette Goodrich's wife died, after a long sickness. Funeral on the 16th at her home. Elder Leland preached (Patty) 13 Sep 1823 Wife of Benjamin Douglas died (Lois McKay, age 59) 18 Sep 1823 Benjamin Douglas' dau Apalona died in P'fld, m/ (Austin) Stowell only a few months ago (age 21) and funeral was today in Elder Jones meetinghouse 27 Sep 1823 An Irishman was m/ sometime ago to Lucy Bennett 24 Dec 1823 Edwin Platt's wife died. Died 10 o'c this forenoon. Funeral on the 26th at Baptist meetinghouse, Moses Hunter preached (Lucy Douglass Platt, age 18, d/ Eli Douglas) 1824 11 Jan 1824 Benjamin Douglass m/ Widow Wood 17 Jan 1824 Sylvester Holcomb's wife had a stillborn baby. Newton & I buried the child. 11 Mar 1824 Widow Buten was found dead in her bed, funeral on the 12th at Presbyterian meetinghouse attended by Priest Hunter 25 Apr 1824 Aged Wm. L. Gardner died, funeral at Baptist meetinghouse, Elder Hall preached 28 Apr 1824 Son of Jonas Smith's son was killed under a harrow he got on to ride and the oxen ran away. He lived to Joseph Bailey's in New Lebanon 2 Jun 1824 When in Litchfield I stayed at cousin Deacon Crumb's. His dau was m/ David Palmer 3 Aug 1824 Mr. Samuel Brown was found dead in the road or had a fit and fell in the brook and partly drowned 5 Sep 1824 Funeral for Ludwig. Elder Hull preached then Mr. Wells a traveling preacher did a short sermon 29 Sep 1824 Squ. James Sweet's second dau Juliette died 11 Oct 1824 Funeral of Abigail Burton (28 yrs old) at Caleb Joll's. She had been in decline for a number of years. There was not any sermon preached. Mr. Churchill was expected but he was unwell 5 Dec 1824 John Murdock buried his second dau, she died 2 Dec with the consumption 1825 5 Jan 1825 Franklin Gardner m/ Lecta Vary 9 Jan 1825 Capt. Andrew Hunter was found dead in bed. The funeral was on the 11th at his own dwelling house. Priest Churchill preached but I could not hear any of the sermon for the house was so full of people 20 Feb 1825 2 a.m. George Holcomb's 4th child born, Dr. Graves attended 20 Feb 1825 Old Mr. Horton died (Thomas, age 70) 21 Apr 1825 John Wylie's 4th daughter born (Deborah Marie) 27 Apr 1825 Wife of George Landon died with the consumption (Cynthia, age 27) 9 Aug 1825 Old Widow Chase (Elizabeth w/Tolman Chase) died. (She was born 1759) 21 Aug 1825 John Foster of Hancock took his razor and cut his own throat and died instantly. It was thought he was deranged by being out of health or a disorder in his head. 22 Aug 1825 Wife of Old Mr. Caleb Chapman died (Martha, age 62-9-0) 31 Aug 1825 Tonight Gen. Hosey Moffitt died. It was caused by a wagon box falling on to his bowels. Funeral on the 2nd, Mr. Shepard from Lenox preached. 27 Sep 1825 Brother Sylvester Holcomb had a son born but expired in a few minutes. (This was 9 months, 10 days after their stillborn baby arrived) 1 Oct 1825 Funeral for Amherst L. Sackett. He was kicked by a colt 4 months old. Kicked in the bowels. He lived 24 hours 1826 12 Jan 1826 Nicholas Gardner m/ Jane Wylie 11 Feb 1826 This morning Rowland Danford had a dau born 28 Mar 1826 Daughter Charlotte is 5 yrs old 8 Apr 1826 13 yr old dau of Old Salmon Wheeler died, funeral was the next day. She died at Sylvanus Carpenter's. Elder Jones preached. 22 Apr 1826 Joseph Bailey died after a short sickness, a fever 28 Apr 1826 Old Miss Rebecca Douglas died with old age. The old Lady was one of the first settlers of this town. Came with her father Asa Douglass, she never married. Funeral on the 30th, Elder Jones preached at the (Baptist) meetinghouse after the sermon and Mr. Taggard preached a short sermon at the burial (aged 84) 30 May 1826 John Motts wife died. It is thought that her death was caused by a family fight, bruised and took cold. 22 Jun 1826 Mr. Aaron Jordan Booge died. Funeral on the 24th at his home. Procession moved to Mr. Churchill's meetinghouse & Elder Taggard preached and Mr. Churchill read Mr. Booge's dying prayer in his own handwriting. Churchill also made prayer at the grave. (aged 74) 28 Jun 1826 Old Capt. Benjamin Sackett died. Funeral the next day, Mr. Hendrick preached at Presbyterian meetinghouse (age 71) 16 Aug 1826 Benjamin Carpenter's son Govanier died age 26. He was a lawyer, had been lingering with the consumption 26 Aug 1826 John Wylie died at 8 a.m. I went to Hancock to Hadsills and bought 1-1/4 yds of mourning crepe at 75 cents per. Funeral was the following day. A prayer at deceased house by Mr. Hendricks and the procession moved to the meetinghouse and at 3 o'c Hendricks again preached. A large number of connections attended and a very large concourse of people attended. 5 Sep 1826 Sold cider to Daniel Torry, (New Lebanon) and to a family named Gray who lives in Torry's house 8 Sep 1826 Funeral of Dr. Graves 2nd wife, dau of Henry Platt 13 Oct 1826 Funeral of Old Widow Phebe Sackett, wife of deceased Benjamin Sackett. Died very suddenly yesterday morn. Moses Hunter preached at the meetinghouse 15 Oct 1826 Funeral of Eliza Bounds at Presbyterian meetinghouse 22 Oct 1826 Capt. Joseph Rodgers died and Mr. (Philetas) Glass m/Widow Chase (of Brittain Chase) (Eleanor) 11 Nov 1826 Funeral of John Surdam, attended by Elder Jones. He died very suddenly 20 Nov 1826 Went to Widow Booge's vendue. Bid off one bake kettle at 76 cts and one iron basin 59 cts and a pair of stillards at 14 cts. 1827 8 Jan 1827 This morning before one o'clock I went after Dr. Elijah Graves and a few neighboring women and about daylight I had my third son born 4 Feb 1827 Harry W. Betts died tonight 22 Feb 1827 Asa Worden and son and sons wife made us a visit. She was Meriah Hadsell 24 Feb 1827 Randall Brown m/Margaret Sweet, d/James Sweet 28 Feb 1827 Mr. Nappins second son died 10 Mar 1827 Joshua Gardner Jr. died. Buried at the Baptist meetinghouse on the 13th 14 Mar 1827 Luke Rich's mother died, an aged person 3 Apr 1827 David Johnson of New Lebanon died 26 May 1827 Zach Chapman's dau Laura died. Her health had been on a decline for more than 10 years. Funeral was the next day at the Presbyterian meetinghouse. Elder Jones preached at 3 o'c 13 Jun 1827 Today I am 36 yrs old 15 Jun 1827 Uncle Josiah Holcomb was buried today 3 Aug 1827 Sylvester Holcomb's 1 week old child died this evening 4 Aug 1827 William and I dug a grave. This aft. we went to the funeral at Sylvester's house. Elder Jones delivered a short sermon 8 Sep 1827 Cousin Ira Humphrey lived in Lansingburgh 17 Sep 1827 William Holcomb's wife had a dau born, their 5th child 28 Oct 1827 Funeral of old Mr. Jeremiah Landon, Elder Jones preached at his meetinghouse 7 Nov 1827 Henry Carpenter died with the wound from falling from the wagon on Oct 28th. Said boy had his skull broken in and Dr. Batchelor trappaned him, he was wounded mortally otherwheres about the head. He was the son of Benjamin Carpenter. The funeral was the next day. A sermon was preached by Elder Jones at the Seventh Day Meetinghouse. 18 Nov 1827 George Holcomb says Elder Jones was married to Harriet. He was 33 and had 5 children 27 Nov 1827 Miss Kesiah Withee came to visit us from Conn. 19 Dec 1827 Rockman Pierce died. Funeral on 21st at Elder Jones meetinghouse, Elder Taggot preached 23 Dec 1827 Funeral of Mr. Powell. He died on 17th as expected. Elder Jones preached his funeral at the schoolhouse in Goodrich Hollow 1828 16 Jan 1828 Miss Anna Booge died, she had been ill for months, unwell with bloating and died at last with the quick consumption. Funeral the next day was preached by Silas Churchill 22 Jan 1828 Old Widow Moreys died. Mother of Hazard Morey and Susan Brown. She was 89. Funeral was the 24th and a Quaker from Adams preached (Catherine, widow of Robert M. Moreys) 24 Jan 1828 Sylvester Gardner m/ Miss Alma Russel by Elder Jones and this evening John Hatch m/ Miss Lecta Tylor 2 Feb 1828 Today Mrs. Hill, the wife of Joseph Hill was fetched from Nassau and buried at the Presbyterian meetinghouse. They once lived in this town and have children there (age 59, Mercy Hill, died 31 Jan, m/ Josep Hill) 4 Feb 1828 Morgan Brown was buried. He died with the consumption 5 Feb 1828 Funeral of Loretta, dau of Joseph Russell at Presb. Meetinghouse. Sermon preached by Elder Jones. She was 18 yrs old. They lived to the westward and she was fetched to Albany for her health and she died with the consumption and then fetched on to this town to be buried with her connections 8 Feb 1828 Elijah Hatch buried his oldest daughter. She died with the measles 16 Feb 1828 Our Governor DeWitt Clinton died in a fit, if I get the information right 28 Feb 1828 Squire James Sweet died 24 Apr 1828 Moved Brother William Holcomb to his Morton farm. (He paid 1250 dollars for it) 19 May 1828 Dr. Allen Wos lives in Calvin P. Sackett's house near the Presb. Meetinghouse. He has a store where he sells molasses and other. 27 May 1828 Squ. John King's son John Yates was buried. Died 25th on the way from Hudson at Whitings Pond. He had the quick consumption 11 Jun 1828 Widow Booge's son E. Flavel is failing fast with the consumption 13 Jun 1828 I am 37 years of age 27 Jun 1828 Sylvester Holcomb had a dau born. It lived only 6 hours and died tonight. I had a swine die worth 10 dollars. I did not know what caused it to die. 31 Oct 1828 Old Widow Tryon was buried and Elder Barnes died. He was flung from the stage and killed or jumped while the horses were running. They both was buried at New Lebanon. 24 Dec 1828 Ebenezer Flavel Booge, Esq., died with a long lingering consumption. Funeral was the 26 at his home, a sermon preached by Mr. Beech 1829 31 Jan 1829 Mr. Clark Vary m/ Mrs. Widow Marsha Rodgers 8 Feb 1829 Cousin Samuel Potter's dau and husband named Austin, stayed with us from Ft. Edward. Austin's father lives in Hancock. 5 Mar 1829 Samuel Sparwak died to the house of Hazard Morey's. Funeral on the 8th at Baptist church in Lebanon Springs. Mr. Silas Churchill preached 25 Mar 1829 This morning about nine o'clock my six child or third dau was born (Sarah Orselia) 20 Apr 1829 Richard Darling was found dead in bed to the Widow Booges (a boarder) 29 Apr 1829 Miss Lucy Jolls died (age 46) 24 May 1829 Old Squ. Samuel Hand died, age 94 8 Jun 1829 Old Zulpha Goodrich died , (Wife of Elijah) 15 Jun 1829 Funeral at Hancock for Mrs. Comstock 17 Jun 1829 Hancock funeral for Mr. Belcher who died in a fit, fell into the brook & was nearly dead when found 6 Jul 1829 George Glass had a son born 20 Aug 1829 Jane Dixon is the wife of Old John Dixon 5 Oct 1829 Old Joshua Gardner died 26 Oct 1829 Gardner Runnells died 5 Dec 1829 Charles Mason of Sand Lake committed suicide, cutting his throat with his razor 17 Dec 1829 Dr. Dwight Wright's wife died (Polly Platt Wright, age 34) 1830 2 Jan 1830 Albert Cole died, only 3 days sick, with a canker rash and the spotted fever. He lived in Hancock (smallpox ?) 12 Jan 1830 John Wylie m/ Miss Betsey Hoovey 24 Jan 1830 Archibald Simpson's son died. He lived at Hazard Morey's, age about 10, funeral was the 26th. Elder Sands, a Baptist minister preached 31 Jan 1830 Asa Sheldon had a dau. born 4 Feb 1830 Mr. Mosley died at Squ. Nathan Howard's. He was from Albany and is the husband of Phebe Johnson 6 Feb 1830 Hiram Spring lives in Rome. Was recently married 11 Feb 1830 Ephraim Wylie lived in Rome 5 Apr 1830 Wife of Mr. Wait, the shoemaker, died with laying in with child. Her father's name was Kive White 18 Apr 1830 Wm. Holcomb had a fifth dau born 28 May 1830 Thomas Tanner died with a prevailing distemper and was buried in a few hours without being laid out with his clothes on. His family laid sick with the same complaint 2 Jun 1830 Old Abel Tanner died (age 68) 13 Jun 1830 Today I am 39 years of age. Today rainy 23 Jun 1830 Funeral of Sylvester Howard's daughter was attended by Elder Jones at the Baptist meetinghouse with a large concourse of people. Her age nearly 16 years and died with the consumption 26 Jun 1830 Cousin Mary died in Troy 29 Jul 1830 Warner Merrel's buried a daughter, the complaint water in the chest 23 Aug 1830 At 2 o'clock this morning Polly Goodrich died. She was the wife of Uriah Goodrich, but they had parted 20 Oct 1830 Mr. Swan m/ Miss Fidelia Sackett 21 Oct 1830 George Brown m/ Miss Eliza Andrews 16 Nov 1830 Funeral of the daughter of Simeon Adams at the Baptist meetinghouse which is a --- today since he buried his other daughter. Their names I do not know 13 Dec 1830 Benjamin Carpenter died 15 Dec 1830 Miss Meriah Sackett died with a lingering consumption. She is the daughter of Calvin P. Sackett. Funeral on 17th at the meetinghouse. Mr. Beech preached 1831 18 Feb 1831 Frederick Russell m/ Eliza Kittle 20 Feb 1830 Ruth Palmer died in a fit in less than one hour. She is the girl we hired to work with us this season 23 Feb 1830 Funeral for Mr. Kittle who died in Goodrich Hollow. He is the Father of Henry Wheeler's wife. Elder Jones preached. Today the wife of Stephen Bailey was buried of New Lebanon 15 Mar 1830 Eli Douglas 2nd wife died (age 48, Betsey Wheelock Douglas) 20 Mar 1830 Funeral of Old Mr. Stephen Wheeler, Elder Jones preached. The old man lived in the west part of town. 2 Jun 1830 Funeral of Henry Stanton, Elder Jones preached, funeral at the deceased house. Understand he died yesterday 3 Jun 1830 Harvey Wheeler's oldest son died, age 6 yrs, named Harvey Augustus, was 3 days sick with a coramorbus 6 Jun 1830 Harvey Wheeler's second son died, age 3, named Dwight with the same complaint that the other one of said Wheeler's did last week. The funeral was the 7th at Goodrich Hollow schoolhouse, Elder Jones preached 17 Aug 1830 William Clark of New Lebanon died and Mrs. Susan (Crandall) Wall of this town (age 53) 26 Oct 1830 Calvin P. Sackett m/ Emiline Shaw of Berlin and Hannah will be if she can to Emiline's brother. They was highly amoured in both towns with horns and guns. 7 Nov 1830 Took Aseneth Newton and her son Hiram to Albany 22 Dec 1830 James Madison Glass m/ Miss Caroline Jones 1832 2 Jan 1832 John Wylie's daughter, about 6 months old died 2 Jan 1832 This evening James Chapman m/ Miss Philena Rodgers by Elder Jones 3 Jan 1832 Peres Swan's daughter's name is Delight 6 Jan 1832 About 10 o'clock Old Mr. (Elisha) West died, he lived to Hazard Morey's, funeral was the next day, Elder Jones preached 8 Jan 1832 Today John Franklin Holcomb is 5 yrs old 27 Jan 1832 Alonzo Chapman had a daughter born 24 Apr 1832 Went to funeral of David Goold, Mr. Beach preached at the Presbyterian meetinghouse and this morning Saloon Owen's wife died 14 Jun 1832 Sister Jerusha Newton died about 4 o'clock after 15 years sickness and lame and blind and at last with dropsy. I drove to Lebanon, near Gilberts, to notify Mrs. Harrison of the death of her sister, Jerusha. The funeral was on the 15th in the afternoon at the Saturday Meetinghouse. Elder Jones preached 13 Aug 1832 Ebenezer Merritt died of a kick of a horse by the fills broken and wagons running on to the horse. 13 Aug 1832 Lydia Stone buried this day 16 Sep 1832 Funeral of a young man by the name of Brockway at Elder Jones meetinghouse. He was found dead in the well. No one knew the cause of his death. It is a guess whether he meant to kill himself or not. 15 Dec 1832 Lewis Brown's store is near E. Cherevoys 20 Dec 1832 This evening Mr. William Toby's wife died, her named before marriage was Louisa Platt, d/Henry Platt. Funeral was 31st, Mr. Beech preached. 1833 15 Jan 1833 Brother William Holcomb's 7th child born, his second son. It was past midnight so we might call it 16th 17 Feb 1833 Funeral of Mrs. Hull, d/Capt. Smith, at Elder Jones meetinghouse 20 Feb 1833 Funeral of Cousin Green Worden's for his 18 month old daughter that lingered away and died. Mr. Newell the Universalist preached 10 Apr 1833 Charles Booge is son of deceased Ebenezer F. Booge 9 May 1833 Funeral of Old Aunt Doris Holcomb. She died at Chancy Rowe's, funeral held at Union House on the Nassau and Stephentown Line (West Stephentown Baptist Church) Mr. John C. Newell preached 9 Jun 1833 Mr. Ostrander lives in Goodrich Hollow, he mends harness and makes shoes 26 Jun 1833 Mr. John Eldridge of this town died, only sick 3 days with an inflammation on the bowels. (appendix ?) 2 Aug 1833 Manuel Buten's wife died after a long lingering sickness 31 Aug 1833 Philander Carpenter's dau died, about 2 years old. She died of dysentery. The funeral was the next day. Elder Jones preached. 8 Nov 1833 This evening Margaret Douglass died but a short illness, with a fever. She was the widow of William Douglass. Funeral was on the 10th at the Baptist meetinghouse, Edward A. Beech preached (age 57, S'town Cem.) 1834 30 Jan 1834 Thomas G. Carpenter died. Funeral on 1 Feb at Seventh Day Meetinghouse near Nathaniel Bishop's. Elder Satterly preached (age 77, Carpenter Cem.) 20 Feb 1834 Vendue at the place of Guy Loudens, deceased 14 Mar 1834 Hiram Thayer had a dau born 4 Apr 1834 Lot Swan's wife gave me 25 cts and a silver dollar for helping her move 4 May 1834 I was told Mr. Daniel Sanford's dau. Sarah was gone to Schodack to be married 17 May 1834 Cousin Theodore Higley from New Marlboro, Windham Co., VT, visited 5 Jun 1834 Mrs. Lydia Goodrich, wife of Justus Goodrich, died. Funeral was on the 8th attend by Elder Jones at the Baptist meetinghouse by a large congregation. (1st wife of Justus Goodrich) 23 Jun 1834 This morning the widow of deceased James Sweet died of a lingering consumption. The funeral was the 25th. She was daughter of Old Deacon Green of Berlin. Elder Jones preached the sermon at the Baptist meetinghouse. 30 Jun 1834 Brother William Holcomb has moved to Hoosic 4 Jul 1834 Went to Lanesborough to visit Old Aunt Wheeler at one widow Smith's. We found the old lady bedridden and helpless. She is 91 yrs old, maintained by the town. 15 Jul 1834 Widow Betcher died. Said to be poisoned by John Eldridge by taking medicine to rid herself of a child. 30 Jul 1834 Henry Ostrander had a daughter born 20 Aug 1834 John Wylie's 2 yr old son died 26 Sep 1834 Jeremiah Jolls funeral was attended at his dwelling, a sermon by Mr. Edward A. Beech. (age 84, Presb. Cem) 12 Nov 1834 William Holcomb and wife left my house for Hoosic and calculate to start on the canal on 14th to move westward. Mother gave Wm. a featherbed and coverlet, and I gave him a 16 lb. Cheese. Wm. gave me his old sled and small notions 23 Nov 1834 Mr. Solomon Carpenter died. Funeral on the 25th at the Saturday meetinghouse, Elder Satterley preached 4 Dec 1834 Today Adam Browns youngest daughter was married to Mr. Buckley from Williamstown, brother to the one that married said Brown's oldest daughter. He two daughters names is Delia and Susan 18 Dec 1834 Today Mr. Underwood, the Presb. Minister was married to Miss Henrietta Platt 27 Dec 1834 Frederick Everetts had a store in New Lebanon 1835 20 Jan 1835 This morning at 7 o'clock Mother Spring died. Funeral of my wife's mother that is Deborah Spring the widow of Nathaniel Spring deceased and formerly the widow of Capt. John Wylie deceased. Her age was 79. Elder Matthew Jones tended prayers at the house before the deceased was removed in the apartment of the widow B. Wylie's and then the funeral procession removed to Saturday meetinghouse and a sermon by Elder Jones 11 Feb 1835 John Russell and wife had two daughters Alma and Maryette. Their oldest dau Amanda lived westward. 14 Feb 1835 By hearsay I hear Ebenezer Tyler was killed this week. He was killed dead instantly by the fall of a tree that broke his neck 16 Feb 1835 Press Stodder of New Lebanon died (Stoddard) 22 Feb 1835 This day Mr. Stephen Hull of Hancock Village went in to his store cotton factory and was a fixing the water wheel and the wheel turned which fetched him with his head first under the wheel which mashed his head and he died instantly. 13 Mar 1835 Asa Nappins wife died after a long sickness. The funeral was on the 15th at Elder Jones meetinghouse and my son GC Holcomb drove the wagon (Used as a hearse) 16 Mar 1835 Mrs. Isaiah Adams had twins, a girl and a boy 22 Mar 1835 Sylvanus Carpenter is the son of Solomon Carpenter 16 Apr 1835 Nathan Tylor Funeral was attended to the Baptist meetinghouse by Elder Dean. (He was born 1766) 21 Apr 1835 Mr. Langford Green had gone off in the night and not to be found 13 May 1835 Dr. Wright's youngest son died 31 May 1835 Rebecca Daniel's funeral today (d/Samuel & Lydia Daniels, age 15-9-0, died 28 May, S'town Cem) 21 Jun 1835 Funeral of Mr. Caleb Chapman was preached to the Select Schoolhouse near Edward Cherevoy's by Elder Matthew Jones. He died on Thurs (the 18th) and was buried yesterday (the 20th) 12 Jul 1835 Elem Tilden's third son George Frederick, age 18, died 21 Jul 1835 Peter Surdan had a stillborn son 6 Aug 1835 Sister Eleanor & my dau Charlotte went to David Barnhart's in Hoosic to get information what town Brother William Holcomb moved to (on 12 Nov 1834) But all I can learn is he lives in the country of what is called Buffalo 10 Aug 1835 A. L. Chapman had a son born. It is his third child (named Alonzo L.) 30 Aug 1835 Funeral of Old Mr. Alger. He died to his son Dikes 15 Sep 1835 Widow of Rockman Pierce died of a lingering consumption, funeral on the 17th. Elder Jones preached 26 Oct 1835 Rodman Hazard had a carding factory 16 Dec 1835 Frederick Russell's third child was born, a son 27 Dec 1835 Funeral of Mrs. Hirse, Elder Jones preached. She died on 25 Dec 1836 1 Jan 1836 This morning Peter Belcher had a 3 month old child die 22 Jan 1836 At the request of Samuel Beers I called up to Elder Jones to come to my house to marry said Beers to sister Eleanor, next Thursday, (the 28th) in the afternoon 28 Jan 1836 Today sister Eleanor was married to Mr. Samuel Beers for his second wife by Elder M. Jones about three o'clock. Brother Sylvester and family and Aseneth Newton and son and the widow Wylie and family attended and the said Elder's wife Mrs. Jones was present. Brother Sylvester and family stayed all night. 29 Jan 1836 Took my double sleigh and brother Sylvester and his wife went with me and my wife home with our new brother Beers and took dinner and we returned home this evening. Brother Beers lives to the west part of town about 7 miles (East Nassau area, Gentile Road) 10 Feb 1836 Benjamin Carpenter lives in the house formerly owned by Nathan Vary 3 Mar 1836 Widow Earlabelle Campbell died of consumption, funeral on the sixth at Lebanon Baptist meetinghouse, near the Pool, Elder Sands preached. 19 Mar 1836 Funeral of Mr. Alonzo Chapman's dau. Mary, a child about 4 yrs old. Elder Sands preached at said Chapman's house. (Presb. Cem) 20 Mar 1836 Silas Churchill's wife funeral in Lebanon at Presb. meetinghouse. Elder Sands preached 11 Apr 1836 Funeral of Capt. Josiah Humphrey's was attended at Baptist Meetinghouse (S'town Center). Mr. Coleman preached. He died Sat. evening, (the 9th) of a short sickness of inflammation on the lungs. (pneumonia?) 4 May 1836 Funeral of Mr. Elic Brown 27 May 1836 Funeral of Old Mr. (Galardius) Hatch at the house of Judah Rowley 15 Jul 1836 Calvin Carr lived in Canaan 21 Aug 1836 Funeral of old Deacon Carr's 4th wife who died on the 19th. Elder Jones preached at the (Baptist) meetinghouse (nee Lamphier, 14 June 1766-19 Aug 1836) 4 Sep 1836 Funeral of Squ. John King at Lebanon meetinghouse and a sermon preached by Mr. Churchill 9 Sep 1836 Mr. Scranton Sweet died in a fit of nightmare 11 Sep 1836 Leonard Doty m/ Louisa Gardner 15 Sep 1836 Herman Jones m/ Mrs. Mehitable Sweet 15 Sep 1836 Calvin Jones m/ Miss Runnals 19 Sep 1836 Miss Jane Hunter died with a lingering consumption, funeral at the house of Old Widow Hunter, Mr. Silas Churchill preached 20 Sep 1836 Caleb Chapman buried a girl child 20 Sep 1836 Mr. Edwin E. Griggs m/ Miss Louise Bentley by Elder Sands 10 Oct 1836 Funeral of Dr. Esek King of New Lebanon (65 yrs, Evergreens Cem) 3 Nov 1836 Today Alonzo Chapman moved to Michigan 1837 7 Jan 1837 Funeral of Rufus Rose. He cut his own throat with a razor on Friday morning (6th) after he had eat his breakfast as usual but no one knew the cause of self murder. Funeral attended by Elder Jones at the large congregation of people attended. 16 Jan 1837 This morning Lyd, dau. of Lucy died 22 Jan 1837 Philander Hand on Friday (20th) or Thursday evening (19th) cut his own throat. Funeral today in Hancock 18 Feb 1837 Beriah Holcomb's son Philander died a year ago 19 Feb 1837 Funeral of Joseph R. Brown's six year old daughter Susan, Elder Jones preached at the Baptist meetinghouse (Susannah) 22 Mar 1837 Lewis M. Brown's child died. (He has a store) 27 Mar 1837 Today the wife of Simeon Vary died of a cancer in her breast. She was his second wife (Sally, age 53-3-10) 12 Apr 1837 Today a boy by the name of Cushman flung from his horse and got killed. He is from the Greenbush school, was visiting Adam Brown. 21 Apr 1837 Today Mother Holcomb is 87 years of age and the wife of Old Major Brown died 30 Apr 1837 Mother Holcomb died, paid Alonzo Rodgers 5 dollars for making her coffin 14 Jun 1837 Tonight the Old Widow (Rebecca) Goold died, the mother of Newton Goold. Funeral on 15th. She was wife of Deacon David Goold 18 Jun 1837 Funeral of Eliza Sackett at the home of her father, Ezra D. Sackett in New Lebanon. One Mr. Underwood preached 27 Jun 1837 Haskin's Tavern is in the Alps 9 Jul 1837 Funeral of Mr. Richerson (Richardson) who died at Hancock yesterday morning, he is from New York (City) He married the widow of John Gardner Jr. deceased 19 Jul 1837 This morning Calvin Perry's wife died (Phebe, age 28, Evergreens Cem) 29 Jul 1837 Today the daughter of Claudius Moffitt was married without his consent, to the grandson of Old Abner Bull by the name of Stephen Bull. Her name Sarah Moffitt. She privately escaped from the Methodist Quarterly Meeting and went away with said Bull unknown to her connections. 7 Sep 1837 Funeral for Mrs. Frances Wright at Saturday Meetinghouse, Elder Mosier preached 28 Sep 1837 Nathan Beers m/ Harriet Hollister 21 Nov 1837 This morning, Betsey, wife of Rensselaer Humphrey, died with consumption. The funeral was on the 22nd at Baptist meetinghouse in Lebanon Springs, Elder Maxon preached 27 Nov 1837 Garrett Hires burned to death in a cabin at a (char)coal pit of Elem Andrews. 18 Dec 1837 Funeral of Old Widow Bennett. Mr. Churchill preached. (Catherine, age 89 yrs, w/Isaac Bennett, Presb. Cem) 21 Dec 1837 Sold cheese in Lansingburgh to Allen & Atwood 31 Dec 1837 Funeral of Elijah Howard's 15 month old son. It bled to death by a scratch on the mouth. It died the 29th, Elder Jones preached. 1838 4 Jan 1838 Mariette Russell died 14 Jan 1838 This morning Squ. Gideon Martin died (age 89 yrs, Evergreens Cem) 24 Jan 1838 Hampton Knapp's wife died. They live in Lebanon. (Joseph H. Knapp, Susan P. age 29 yrs, Evergreens Cem) 28 Jan 1838 (In Windsor) Cousin Samuel Minors informed us his son was brought home a corpse on 26 Nov. last. He was on a return from the west looking for a farm and died a few miles from Albany. He was sick but about one day with the billous (bilious colic) 4 Feb 1838 Funeral at Baptist meetinghouse of Hannah Chittenden, dau of Benjamin. She died on Friday (the 2nd) Elder Jones preached. (35 yrs old, S'town Cem) 12 Feb 1838 In Waterford, we found Cousin Marian Fullington died in Dec. last at Fort Edward 18 Feb 1838 Funeral of Nathaniel Nichol's second daughter, Meriah, in Lebanon, at the Baptist meetinghouse. Mr. Silas Churchill preached. (20 yrs old, Evergreens Cem) 27 Mar 1838 This morning Lavinia Sackett, d/Ezra Sackett died Funeral at her father's house on the 29th. A priest by the name of Brown preached. He is Presb., hired in this town to preach for a short time. 24 Apr 1838 Hawley Gardner died with the consumption. The funeral was the 25th at his Father's, James Gardner. Mr. Brown preached 29 Apr 1838 Funeral of Mr. Robert Gardner's wife of Hancock. She died on Friday (27th) and this morning Mr. Nathaniel Patchins died, 84 yrs of age (Evergreens Cem). Elder Jones preached and today the funeral of Mr. Smith's wife near the Pool in New Lebanon. She died in 4 days after the birth of her child. 3 May 1838 The wife of Mr. Zach Chapman died Funeral was on the 5th at his home. Elder Jones preached (Anna, age 62, Presby Cem) 23 May 1838 Calvin Sackett Jr., m/ Miss Caroline Shaw of Berlin 5 Jul 1838 Sidney Grovenor (Grosvenor) and wife from Madison County stayed with us. Mrs. Grovenor is daughter of my sister Lucretia Wylie. When the Grovenors returned on 11 July they carried the clothing that Mother Holcomb left for Sister Lucretia. 15 Aug 1838 Wife of Robert Runnels died, (Cynthia) 28 Sep 1838 This morning Randolph Harrison's wife died. (Mary, age 73-5-4) 24 Nov 1838 Salmon Owen's oldest son died 4 Dec 1838 Elijah Howard's wife died (Diana, 1st wife) 18 Dec 1838 Funeral of John C. Chittenden, Elder Jones preached (age 30, S'town Cem) 1839 14 Jan 1839 Funeral of Mrs. Dibble was attended (preached) by Mr. Wood at the house of Mr. John Broad. She died on Sat. (12th) 20 Jan 1839 This morning a man died to Mr. Juni Chittenden's. He was from Troy and his name was Platt. He was a brother to Mr. Chittenden by marriage. The funeral was at the Baptist meetinghouse on the 22nd. He died of the consumption. An Episcopal Minister preached by the name of Cox from Troy 24 Jan 1839 In Lebanon, the miller Mr. Adams, had to come to Stephentown to the funeral of his Grandmother 8 Feb 1839 At about 11 o'clock Mr. Jared Harrison died at his son Randolph's at the house called the Alonzo Chapman house. He died with the lung complaint of a week sickness. I called at the home in a short time after he died and assisted some in laying him out. Funeral was at the Seventh Day meetinghouse on the 10th. Elder Jones preached. 11 Feb 1839 Funeral of Mrs. Emily Brown, the wife of Russell Brown and dau of Henry Platt Jr. was attended at the new Presb. meetinghouse (in Stephentown) and Mr. Brown, the new Presb. Priest preached. She died Sat. of an ulcer complaint (9th) 2 Mar 1839 Today Andrew Clark's infant dau died, the only child, 19 months old. Funeral was (on the 3rd)at the house of the Old Widow Hunters. A Presb. preached by the name of Alfred 24 Mar 1839 Henry Leroy went to the wood yesterday morning and was killed by the fall of a tree and was not found until today 25 Mar 1839 Left a pair of shoes to be tapped and a pair made for Angeline. Mr. Jared Harrison began them and was taken sick and died. 11 Apr 1839 Took my covered wagon, my wife and 2 oldest daughters to the Union meetinghouse (West S'town Baptist) near Alps on the line of this town. Mr. Wilcox the Universalist Minster was married to the dau of Juni Chittenden, her name is Sarah. A Universalist performed the marriage ceremony and then he preached a sermon. On the way home from the Union meetinghouse we made a call to said Juni Chittenden's. (reception?) 2 May 1839 Today the old Widow of Hosey Moffit died (age 80 yrs, Presby. Cem) 3 May 1839 Mr. Newton Goold had a child fall into a tub of soap and died instantly (must have been making soap and it was boiling) 16 Nov 1839 Funeral of Old Squ. John Bull in Lebanon 1 Dec 1839 Sister of Samuel Holcomb died. Her name was Betsey Ham 8 Dec 1839 Funeral of the wife of Rodman Hazard (Elsa Corey Hazard) 23 Dec 1839 Miss Eunice Smith died. She lived to Judah Rowley's. The funeral was on the 25th at Lebanon Springs Baptist Church. 26 Dec 1839 Today Elem Tilden's dau died of a very short illness. Henryette is her given name 1840 18 Jan 1840 Martin Rouse is the Tavern Keeper on Hancock Mountain, the old Broads stand 10 Mar 1840 Today the blacksmith Champlain had a daughter born 15 Mar 1840 Mr. Moses Johnson m/ Miss Harriet Chapman 28 Mar 1840 Caroline Torrey died. Her funeral was at the house of Old Widow Booge's. Edward T. Hiscox preached. (age 26, Evergreens Cem.) 21 Apr 1840 John Surdam, deceased, widow died 25 Apr 1840 Nathan Sackett m/ Miss Nancy Owens by Elder Grant at the house of Old Mr. Zach Chapman 5 May 1840 Got consent of Joshua B. Maxon and Sylvanus Carpenter 2nd, two of the trustees of the Seventh Day Baptist meetinghouse to occupy said house for a funeral of Rev. Wilcox, deceased, wife and for a Universalist Conference which occupies 2 days. They gave permission the next day. 20 May 1840 Funeral for Rev. William Wilcox's wife (Sarah Chittenden Wilcox, dau of Juni Chittenden) who died in Feb. in Cheshire and the funeral of Juni Chittenden's wife. Both their funeral discourses as one delivered by the Rev. Smith of Albany, a Universalist. Mrs. Chittenden died Monday night (18th) (age 53, his 1st wife, S'town Cem) 25 May 1840 Funeral of Mr. William Kittle's wife. Elder Grant preached. (Elizabeth Chase Kittle, 29 Dec 1785-24 May 1840, 55 yrs. S'town Cem) 26 May 1840 This morning Mr. William Champlain had a son 2 years old, by the name of William, had his clothes take fire and burned him so bad that he died this eve about 9 o'clock. The funeral was afternoon of 27th. Elder Grant preached 7 Jun 1840 Funeral of John Wylie's wife. Elder Grant preached sermon at the Seventh Day Baptist meetinghouse. (Elizabeth, age 36, Garfield Cem) 25 Jun 1840 James Rowley married 13 Jul 1840 Widow Sophia Ostrander died 31 Jul 1840 Today the one leg man by the name of Higman died. He lives to the north part of town 6 Sep 1840 Funeral of Eli Douglas. He died at Saratoga Springs. Mr. Hall of Lebanon preached at the Baptist meetinghouse 25 Sep 1840 Cousin Theodore Higley from VT. visited us a short time and took dinner 8 Nov 1840 Asa Sheldon's 3 yr old son's funeral, Elder Grant preached 13 Nov 1840 Wife of Caleb Gardner died. (Lydia Tanner or Sweet was her maiden name) 18 Dec 1840 Walked over to Green & Clark's factory to see if my wool was manufactured 1841 4 Jan 1841 Funeral of Old Solomon Goodrich at his own house in Hancock, a man preached that is called a Jew. 6 Mar 1841 Wife of Edwin A Carpenter died, she was youngest dau of Reuben Andrews. Her name was Lucy 14 Mar 1841 Old Mr. Winchester was buried but the funeral was not attended with any preaching. It is expected a Universalist to preach at the first convenient opportunity 21 Mar 1841 Funeral of Old Peleg Spencer 3 Apr 1841 Mr. John Humphrey was killed instantly with the fall of a tree or a tree that was bent over it sprang back and hit him on the back part of his head 4 Apr 1841 Today at half past 12 o'clock William Henry Harrison died at the seat of Government. President of the United States, Inaugurated 4th Mar 1841 12 Apr 1841 Funeral of daughter of Elijah Goodrich. Her name is Sarah Deborah. It was at their own house in Old Elijah Goodrich's house. Elder Wood preached 13 Apr 1841 James Bush m/ Hannah Sackett by Priest Hayden from Brunswick 18 Apr 1841 Funeral of Old Mr. Winchester who died and was buried 2 weeks past. It was attended at the Baptist Church and a discourse was delivered by Rev. William Wilcox, Universalist preacher (S'town Center) 19 Apr 1841 Calvin P. Sackett moved to Canaan. James Rowley bought his farm 25 Apr 1841 Miss Hannah Douglass died, the dau of Benjamin Douglas (age 33 yrs, S'town Cem) 26 Apr 1841 Jay Moffitt had an infant son die about 6 mths old 9 May 1841 Elder Daniel Grand's second dau Lorenzo married Shepard Elijah Williams 16 May 1841 Widow Hatch died, she was the wife of Gardius (Bogardus) Hatch, the funeral was on the 18th at Mr. Judah Rowley's. Mr. Hall preached funeral at 2 o'clock this afternoon 25 Aug 1841 Funeral discourse preached by Elder Spoor on the death of Leander Jolls, son of Caleb Jolls whose death of his son was occasioned on Lake Erie on the __ day of August. The boat took fire by an explosion of spirits and turpentine and over 200 burned and drowned. Only Capt. Titus and 26 were saved. Only 1 woman saved. 8 Sep 1841 Squ. John Gardner's wife's funeral. Mr. Smith from Albany preached. He is a Universalist. (Mrs. Lydia M. Ely Gardner) 20 Sep 1841 Widow Aseneth Carpenter died, she was wife of Benjamin Carpenter, deceased. Funeral on the 22 at Baptist meetinghouse, Elder Spoor preached the discourse. (age 62) 22 Sep 1841 On this day Mr. William Chapman had a son die. An illegitimate child about eleven months old. 30 Sep 1841 Funeral of Julia Griggs at Lebanon Baptist meetinghouse. She is dau of Dr. Joshua Griggs who died a number of years hence. 2 Oct 1841 Jay Moffitt died, of ten days sickness, funeral on the 3rd at his own home. (Presb. Cem.) 10 Oct 1841 Funeral of a child of Calvin P. Carpenter, Elder Jones preached at the Seventh Day Baptist Meetinghouse 25 Nov 1841 Daniel Sackett stayed with us. He is son of Calvin P. Sackett 30 Nov 1841 Old Caleb Sheldon died, he is at Mr. Samuel Perry's of New Lebanon 5 Dec 1841 Martha Merrels, dau of Aaron Merrels died, this afternoon I walked over to Alonzo Rodgers to carry a measure to make a coffin for said Merrells child and on the way home I called to William Chapman's to have him take his team tomorrow and carry the corpse to the grave 13 Dec 1841 GC Holcomb took my 2 horse team and carried Mr. Aaron Merrels and wife and boy to the grave of burying his daughter Martha, Elder Grant preached 17 Dec 1841 Funeral of Spencer Carr, son of Edward Carr Jr. Elder Jones preached funeral at their dwelling house in Garfield. Today stormy with hail 1842 6 Jan 1842 Went to Withee's and found Henry had died of old age 23 Jan 1842 Old Widow Nichols died, the mother of N. Nichols 20 Feb 1842 Funeral of Horace Rodgers at the Baptist meetinghouse aged 22 yrs. Elder Grant preached 6 Mar 1842 Justus Goodrich died (age 72 yrs) 16 Mar 1842 Funeral of Randall A. Brown's dau at the (Christian) Chapel. Her name is Eliza Brown. Elder Jones preached 17 Mar 1842 Funeral of Edward Carr Jr.'s wife. Elder Jones preached the funeral at the house 20 Mar 1842 Cousin Samuel Holcomb (age 45) and John Sackett died 21 Mar 1842 By a request of Cousin Samuel a short time before he died and the request of his family after his death, I, this morning, engaged Mr. Aaron Merrills, to dig said Samuel's grave and I went to the burying ground and gave directions to dig the grave to the left of his father & Mr. John Russell went with me to council the place to dig the said grave 22 Mar 1842 Quite stormy. I took my covered wagon and carried all my family except Sarah, she was unwell, to the funeral of Cousin Samuel Holcomb, to the Preby. Meetinghouse near Hiram W. Brown's tavern. The preacher was from Troy by the name of Mr. Sole, a Universalist, which was requested by the deceased to have a preacher by that faith and order. It was attended with a very large congregation, a overflowing house that completed a severe stormy day. The discourse was very effecting and appropriate to the occasion and every hearer gave great attention and listening ear. 23 Mar 1842 Today Squ. Silas Gardner from Hancock called to my house and I handed him 2 dollars to hand to Mr. Sole as a present for rendering his good will and services for tending the funeral of Samuel Holcomb 24 Mar 1842 I walked down to Judah Rowley's to carry a bonnet that was borrowed to attend the funeral the other day 29 Mar 1842 Funeral of Widow Darling at the (Christian) Chapel. Elder Smith preached 4 Apr 1842 Verona Holcomb is dau of Nathan Howard 10 Apr 1842 Today Mr. Elem Tilden of new Lebanon died. The funeral was at Lebanon Presb. meetinghouse on the 13th 17 Apr 1842 Robert Runnels died 24 Apr 1842 Wife of John Bull died 25 Apr 1842 Funeral of Green Gardner's wife at the (Christian) Chapel. Verona Holcomb's sons names are Nathan and Andrew 7 May 1842 Simeon Vary died (age 74-3-2) 8 May 1842 Nathan Vary, Simeon's son died 14 May 1842 Washington Carver died this morning, only 6 days sick, the funeral was the next day at his own dwelling house 22 May 1842 Funeral of Old Caleb Gardner at the (Christian) Chapel. The wife of Joshua Sweet died. (Cornelia aged 45, S'town Cem) 24 May 1842 Old Mr. Nathan Sweet died this morning 13 Jun 1842 This day, I, George Holcomb am 51 years old 16 Jul 1842 The wife of Thomas Bentley died, she was dau of Elijah Goodrich 27 Jul 1842 Phila Nye died 30 Jul 1842 William Clark's son died (William Henry, age 23, Hillside Cem) 17 Aug 1842 Mr. Benjamin Douglass died 26 Aug 1842 Hazard Morey died (age 78, Evergreens Cem) and Orlo Howard died (age 16 yrs, 8 mo., Evergreens Cem) He was the son of Squ. Sylvester Howard 28 Aug 1842 Funeral of Hazard Morey at his own house. A Quaker preached by the name of Thomas Rider from Chatham 25 Sep 1842 Today Major Adams second wife died 9 Oct 1842 Henry Platt died (born 1765, 77 years old, Garfield Cem) 19 Nov 1842 Wife of Spencer Carr died. 21 Nov 1842 Dr. Green called again to my wife 22 Nov 1842 H. P. Wylie m/ Freelove Pierce by Elder Jones at the house of James Glass 29 Nov 1842 Spencer Carr died (age 59, Evergreens Cem) 11 Dec 1842 Today my house was thronged with people. Paid 3 dollars to Dr. Robertson for riding out from Troy and had Aaron Chapman take him back. H. Platt and wife rode to Lebanon and got grave clothes for dau. L. Angeline , which was 6.60. Tonight H. Platt and wife and Fleetus Pierce and Eliza and Deborah Wylie watched. 12 Dec 1842 I rode with brother Simeon Wylie to the burying ground to show Mr. Manuel Burten where to dig the grave for L. Angeline. Today our neighbors came in and assisted us in getting ready for the funeral. Tonight James Bennett, Edmund Jolls, Eliza Adams and Mary Jolls watched with us. Nathaniel Wylie rode to P'fld to inform brother Fred Jay Wylie the death of L. Angeline and they came and stayed with us. 13 Dec 1842 Alonzo Rodgers came and fetched the coffin that he had made for L. Angeline. It was made of cherry. Price 10 dollars with the case. Today at 12 o'clock the funeral was attended at my house and Elder Matthew Jones preached and a large circle of connections of mourners and a crowded house of people that attended. A severe snowstorm at the time of going to the grave. My wife health was so feeble she was confined to her bed during the exercises of the funeral ceremony 14 Dec 1842 Alvina Matilda Holcomb m/ Rufus Kendall of P'fld by Elder Jones 28 Dec 1842 Funeral of Cousin Eliza Broad at her own dwelling house. Mr. Whittaker preached and old Priest Churchill made a prayer. She died on Sunday eve, the 25th 1843 4 Jan 1843 Old James Adams died, age 84 yrs (James A. Adams Jr., age 84-11-0, born 17 Jan 1759 in Gorton, CT, S'town Cem.) 5 Jan 1843 Funeral for Amos Broad at his own house, he died 3 Jan. Mr. Whittaker preached 7 Jan 1843 Aaron Gilbert had an herbist store in Lebanon 10 Jan 1843 Old widow Platt died this evening 17 Feb 1843 Verona Holcomb has a son Orra 20 Feb 1843 Nathan Sackett's father-in-law is Mr. Owens in West Stockbridge 11 Mar 1843 Widow Clarissa Sheldon died (age 47, S'town Cem) 14 Mar 1843 Funeral of Widow Sheldon was put off on to Thurs. (16th) account of the road being drifted 16 Mar 1843 Funeral of Widow Clarissa Sheldon, at Baptist meetinghouse. Mr. Carlisle preached 20 Apr 1843 Ephraim Pierce killed by a falling tree. His funeral on the 22nd at the Baptist meetinghouse. Elder Sands preached 22 Apr 1843 Gilbert Cornwell died, was buried 24th 3 Jul 1843 George Landon of Lebanon Springs died 3 Aug 1843 Widow Dusenbury's maiden name was Anna Andrews 17 Sep 1843 Funeral of Duane Howard. Elder Clifford preached (age 27 yrs., S'town Cem) 20 Sep 1843 My brother William Holcomb's son Henry came to visit. He lives in Collins near Buffalo 1 Nov 1843 Took my 2 wheel carriage and carried my wife and dau Charlotte to funeral of Aunt Abigail Egleston, age 93, Elder Sands preached, my 2 sons walked to the funeral 24 Nov 1843 John Covey is son-in-law of David Barnhart of Hoosic and brother-in-law of William Holcomb. Lives in Hoosic. He had a colored hired man 14 Dec 1843 Funeral of James Adams, s/Benjamin Adams, at Presby. Meetinghouse. Rev. Mr. Davis preached 31 Dec 1843 Aaron Chapman m/ Mrs. Widow Harriet Pierson by Elder Sands at New Lebanon 1844 21 Jan 1844 Funeral of George Briggs. Elder Smith preached at the Christian Chapel 19 Feb 1844 Joseph Lord lived on Pool Hill 7 Mar 1844 Brother Frederick Jay Wylie and wife's dau name is Elizabeth. They live in P'fld 15 Apr 1844 Pardee Lapum's store is in Hancock Village 20 Apr 1844 Funeral of Elisha Broad's infant child 25 Apr 1844 Elijah Howard's second wife died (Sarah, age 28-10-0) 29 May 1844 Stayed in Albany to see funeral procession of Colonel --------- who fell in the battle at Sackett's Harbor in the late war which was 30 years ago and his remains were fetched to Albany and interred 8 Jun 1844 Benjamin Kittle's wife died, very suddenly.(nee Tyler, age 44-1-2, S'town Cem.) 12 Jun 1844 Ira Humphrey's wife's father is old Mr. Carpenter in Raymertown 17 Jun 1844 Tavern keeper named Carpenter is at Broad's old stand on the top of the mountain 30 Jun 1844 Funeral of Old Abner Perry at Lebanon Presb. meetinghouse. Mr. Whittacker preached 19 Jul 1844 Smith & Taylor had a carding mill in Lebanon 10 Aug 1844 Brother Sylvester Holcomb was living at Rufus Kendall's in P'fld 12 Aug 1844 Deborah Harrison died. (age 78, Evergreens Cem) 30 Aug 1844 Moses (Prentiss) Johnson died, funeral at Methodist meetinghouse in New Lebanon on 1 September 11 Sep 1844 Capt. Abner Bull died at the side of his wagon coming out of Troy. He was fetched home. His funeral was the 13th at Presb. meetinghouse. Elder Nathan Sweet preached. (70 yrs old) 20 Oct 1844 Funeral of Ambrose Sanford's wife. She died the 18th 25 Oct 1844 Funeral of Henry Runnals at the Baptist meetinghouse. Elder Jones preached. (Henry Reynolds Jr.) 23 Nov 1844 The saddler (Mr.) Wells lives in Hancock 30 Nov 1844 Nathan Sackett bargained to live in my house near James M. Glasses. He moved in with wife and 2 children from P'fld 3 Dec 1844 Funeral of Nancy Douglass at Baptist meetinghouse. Rev. Mr. Hall preached. She died at the old Widow Hunter's on Sunday (1 Dec.,age 36, S'town Cem) 15 Dec 1844 Funeral of Old Widow Rose, the mother of Nathan and Sylvester Howard, at Baptist meetinghouse. Elder Mathew Jones preached. The remains of Mr. Howard were taken up and buried with his wife. He had been dead nearly 50 years. (She was first married to Nathaniel Rose then Nathan Howard. Her name was Abigail. Age at death 86 yr, 3 mo, Epitaph "a member of the church 60 years". S'town Cem.) 17 Dec 1844 Funeral of Margaret Carpenter, the dau of Jonathan Carpenter. It was held at the (Christian) Chapel and Elder Spoor preached (9 Nov 1820-15 Dec 1844, age 24, S'town Cem.) 1845 6 Mar 1845 Squ. Rodman Hazard died, funeral on the 10th 30 Mar 1845 Jonathan Gillet died 27 Apr 1845 Cleo Patching died 1 Jun 1845 Today Herman Palmer was drowned going in swimming into E. Goodrich's sawmill pond. He is son of Russell Palmer (5 yr, 3m, Garfield Cem) Funeral 3 June at Seventh Day Baptist Church. Elder Jones preached. They delayed tearing down the building until after the funeral 28 Jun 1845 Wife of Ezekiel Knapp died and cousin Sarah Egleston m/ Mr. Morgan by Elder Hatch 23 Jul 1845 Philander Wood's wife died (in childbirth, see 27th) 27 Jul 1845 Funeral of child of Philander Wood at Chapel, Elder Spoor preached. Adam Brown died in a fit. I rode over to his house to see him. His funeral was at his house on the 29th, Elder M. Jones preached 2 Aug 1845 Widow Polly Clark died, she was the dau of deceased Andrew Hunter 26 Aug 1845 Andrew Campbell, wife and sister Ester stayed with us. (from out west) 1 Sep 1845 Old Deacon Edward Carr died (age 92, Stephentown Cem) 11 Sep 1845 Zachariah Chapman died with old age. Funeral on the 12th at his house. Elder Jones preached 30 Nov 1845 Funeral of Israel Gardner at Chapel. Elder Collins preached (age 43, 10 Aug 1803-28 Nov 1845, S'town Cem) 21 Dec 1845 Mary Burfit died with the small pox the natural way. Brought to New Lebanon by Matthew Lord (14 yrs, 6 mths, Evergreens Cem) 25 Dec 1845 Today Mrs. Polly Stone died 1846 4 Jan 1846 Funeral at the new schoolhouse in our district. A child of Nathan Sackett's was burned on Thursday (1st) by taking fire in her clothes and died yesterday 10 Jan 1846 Another dau. of Mr. Burfet's died with the small pox. She has been subject to fits and died Tues., 6th. (18 yrs old, Evergreens Cem) 12 Jan 1846 Sophie Bennet died, she was d/ Elisha Bennet. Funeral was on the 14th at schoolhouse near Claudius Moffitt's. Mr. Belnap a Methodist preached 29 Jan 1846 Funeral of George Brockway (24 Apr 1791-27 Jan 1846, S'town Cem) 13 Feb 1846 Esther Jolls died (69 yrs, Presby. Cem.) 14 Feb 1846 Tonight daughter Charlotte watched with the corpse of said Jolls 15 Feb 1846 I started to go to the funeral of Esther Jolls but I met the people coming to bury her and I went to the grave. The funeral was delayed by a snowstorm and high winds and snow drifted 18 Feb 1846 Funeral discourse preached by Elder Sweet on the death of Esther Jolls at her home, Stephen Van Rensselaer Jolls 20 Apr 1846 Today the wife of George Brown died 26 Jul 1846 Funeral of Hiram Shaw's wife in Berlin to the Chapel 12 Sep 1846 William Smith's second wife died 26 Sep 1846 Elisha Morgan came visiting from Rome with his third wife 1 Nov 1846 Funeral at the Chapel of a child of Benjamin Carpenter. Elder Kingsley preached 23 Nov 1846 Hiram Spencer died (36 yrs, Evergreens) 20 Dec 1846 I carried my wife to the Presby. Meetinghouse to hear Mr. Northrop preach a funeral dissertation of the son of William L. Gardner, William Henry, who died to the west. 1847 5 Jan 1847 Mrs. Sparawak died (Mrs. Danforth, Abigail, Sparawak, age 55, Evergreens) 24 Jan 1847 Jabez Babcock Jr. died of Lebanon Springs. Funeral on the 27th at Baptist Church in Lebanon. Elder Wylie preached. (Evergreens) 13 Feb 1847 Widow of Aaron Jordon Booge died. Funeral at her residence on the 15th Mr. Day preached (Grace, 88 yrs old, Evergreens) 2 Mar 1847 William Henry Rose died of a short illness. He was s/Jonathan Rose, funeral was at the new Baptist Church (S'town on the 4th). Elder Sweet preached. (age 20, S'town Cem) 7 Apr 1847 Sylvanus Carpenter died, 70. GC Holcomb and Sarah watched with the corpse on the 9th. Funeral on 10th at his dwelling. Elder William Maxon preached. He is from Berlin. (Carpenter Cemetery) 9 Apr 1847 GC Holcomb & sister Sarah "sat up with the corpse of Sylvenus Carpenter" all night 28 Apr 1847 Hiram Newton's second daughter born 27 May 1847 Funeral of Squire or Judge Bull in Lebanon 29 May 1847 Benjamin Gardner's second wife died 30 May 1847 Alfred Chase's second wife died (Joanna R. Sweet Chase, 1809-1847, 38 yrs, S'town Cemetery) 2 Jun 1847 Widow Murdock died, widow of deceased John Murdock 9 Jun 1847 Mr. Roads (Rhodes) had a sawmill in Berlin's upper village 15 Jun 1847 Mr. Leonard's wife died (Almira, age 61) 28 Jun 1847 Old widow Rachel Pardie, who boarded at Benjamin Gardner's in Goodrich Hollow died. She was widow of Dr. Calvin Pardie. She died today aged 87 years. Widow for 54 yrs. 26 Jul 1847 Second wife of Manuel Buten died, funeral on the 28th. Elder Jones preached 9 Sep 1847 Mathew Jones m/ Harriet Rowley 22 Sep 1847 This afternoon Berton Jolls m/ Miss Sarah Wylie. Elder Jones preached 4 Nov 1847 Edmond Cranston m/ Miss Mary Gardner 7 Nov 1847 Funeral of William Cranston to the new Baptist church. Elder Sweet preached (13 Apr 1823- 6 Nov 1847, age 24, Cranston Cemetery) 14 Nov 1847 Funeral of Uberto Sheldon, 19 yrs old, s/Stephen Sheldon. Some snowy and rain (1832-12 Nov 1847 S'town Cemetery) 17 Nov 1847 Chancey Row lives in Nassau 19 Nov 1847 George Clark is in Hancock, fulling mill 7 Dec 1847 Funeral in New Schoolhouse in Goodrich Hollow for Old Elijah Goodrich, Elder Jones preached 9 Dec 1847 Went to vendue of deceased Aaron Wood but did not buy anything 10 Dec 1847 Clever Lapum died tonight (Cleber?). Funeral on the 12th at Hancock meetinghouse. Elder Mathew Jones preached 30 Dec 1847 Simon Cranston died (age 60, Cranston Cemetery) 1848 8 Feb 1848 Funeral of Silas Owens in Lebanon Springs. She died last Sunday (the 6th) 12 Feb 1848 Funeral of Samuel Perry (75 yrs old, Evergreens) 17 Feb 1848 Joseph Lord of Lebanon Springs died (54, Evergreens) 18 Feb 1848 Clark Vary Jr. died 28 Feb 1848 Funeral at the new Baptist Church of the child of Orra Holcomb. Elder Mathew Jones preached. The child was nearly 3 yrs old and came to its death by a scald falling into hot water. It died 8 hours after scalding. Her name was Mary Samantha 7 May 1848 This morning Stephen Bull cut his throat but did not kill himself. He was deranged. He died on the 17th. He came to his death by starving himself. 13 Jun 1848 Today I am 57 years old 18 Jun 1848 Old Jacob Cole died. Elder Haven preached, his age it is supposed is 120 years. 16 Jul 1848 Funeral of the dau of Rodman Hazard 19 Sep 1848 Old Mr. Joseph Carpenter died (b. 1762, age 86, Carpenter Cemetery) 21 Nov 1848 John Mathews died (age 36, S'town Cemetery) 23 Nov 1848 Widow Jane Carpenter died at ten o'clock this evening, the funeral was the 24th at Lecture room of the schoolhouse. (Bell schoolhouse) 3 Dec 1848 Chauncey Row died early this morning (66, Hillside Cem.) 4 Dec 1848 We went to the house of deceased Chauncey Row and went with the funeral procession to the Union meetinghouse (West S'town Bap.) Elder Coleman preached. We got home at sunset 11 Dec 1848 H. P. Wylie's first son was born 17 Dec 1848 William Sheldon's second wife died (Rachel age 27) 22 Dec 1848 Mr. Reeve Odell is a cripple and walks with 2 crutches 1849 28 Jan 1849 Hampton Babcock died. Funeral on the 31st at Lebanon Baptist Church. Rev. Mr. Shepard preached (age 58, Evergreens) 22 Mar 1849 Wife of brother Simeon Wylie died. Funeral at her house (24th). Rev. Mr. Shepard preached (Polly Spring, age 66, Garfield Cem.) 21 Apr 1849 Widow Nancy Hunter died, funeral on 23rd. Mr. Day preached at her house 26 Apr 1849 Lucy Rowley died, funeral on the 27th 29 May 1849 I carried 17 lbs butter to Pool Hill to Lord's old stand to what is called the Widow Holcomb's Public House. 10 Jun 1849 Miss Almyra Curtis died to Alonzo Tylor's at the house of Widow Lucy Pierce. She is sister of Mr. Tylor's wife. Mr. Manuel Buten died in the tenant house of Mr. John Russell 11 Jun 1849 GC Holcomb fetched the coffin for Almyra Curtis from P'fld 12 Jun 1849 This morning the funeral of Almyra Curtis at the house of the widow Lucy Pierce. Elder Nathan Sweet preached and the afternoon the funeral of Manuel Buten at his house, Elder Sweet preached 3 Aug 1849 Austin Avery died (age 33, Garfield Cem) 11 Aug 1849 Funeral of Joel Goodrich in Goodrich Hollow, his residence. Elder Sweet preached 19 Aug 1849 Fleetus Pierce died at Lebanon Springs. Funeral at Baptist Church 11 Sep 1849 I called in Hoosic to Old David Barnhart's to inquire after brother William Holcomb's wife and was informed she returned home (near Buffalo) last April to her family 21 Sep 1849 Funeral of Widow of Solomon Goodrich (died on 20th, was the grandmother of Stephen Palmer) 1850 1 Jan 1850 Called to Claudius Moffett's new store 6 Jan 1850 Alonzo Rodger's dau died, a child five months old. Funeral was held at Lecture room (Bell Schoolhouse). Elder Sweet preached. (Lauretta M., Presb. Cem.) 15 Jan 1850 Oliver Chapman died. Funeral the 17th at the Presb. Church. Elder Collins preached (age 86) 7 Mar 1850 This morning Jonathan Rose died (48, S'town Cem.) 12 Jun 1850 Bustus (Augustus) Rollo had a son die, a little boy 20 Jul 1850 Eli Townsend of Hancock died in the highway or at his gate 26 Sep 1850 James Henry Sackett died 27 Sep 1850 Mr. Davis in south part of Berlin, his wife is the former Anna Carpenter 1 Oct 1850 William Rowley died, funeral on the 3rd 17 Oct 1850 Sheldon Doty died, funeral at the Presb. meetinghouse on the 18th. Rev. Mr. Shepard preached 22 Oct 1850 Henry P. Wylie died. GC Holcomb took Simeon Wylie's wife to Lebanon stores to buy mourning clothes for the family of H. P. Wylie for the funeral. J. F. Holcomb fetched Laura Worden to sew and prepare for the funeral 24 Oct 1850 H. P. Wylie's funeral at his home. Elder Nathan Sweet preached 29 Nov 1850 Wife of William Bliss Maxon died. Her name was Lucy Ann Carpenter (34, Carpenter Cem.) 1 Dec 1850 Funeral for William Bliss Mason's wife at the Baptist Church. A stranger named Halley Baker from Berlin preached. He is a Sabatarian. 20 Dec 1850 Cousin Orsemas Holcomb and wife from Balston visited us for the first time 1851 22 Jan 1851 Brother Sylvester Holcomb died very suddenly a few minutes after midnight this morning. He had complained of being weak and a pain in one foot and leg. He was visiting Orrin Fuller in New Lebanon. They called Dr. Quite in the morning after he died to examine what caused immediate death and the Doctor pronounced the complaint irricipalous and by putting his feet in warm water it terminated fatal or immediate death. (Most probably had a heart attack from over work, he was a peddler). His widow to carry the corpse home to Richmond and have the funeral there to his house and bury him there. Funeral was on Friday at 10 o'clock, the 24th. Dr. Todd preached 10 Feb 1851 Tonight Mr. Levi Winslow and wife from Windsor, stayed with us. She is his second wife 10 Feb 1851 Myra Moffitt died, dau of Eber Moffitt 18 Feb 1851 Went to Sheldon Doty farm to a vendue of personal property of said Doty, deceased 6 Mar 1851 Funeral of Hosey W. Brown at the Baptist Church. He died in Troy (age 43, died 4 Mar, S'town Cem.) 7 Mar 1851 Funeral of Mr. Smith in New Lebanon meetinghouse that is the Presb. Church. He was buried by the Odd Fellows. Mr. Day preached 8 Mar 1851 Nelson Parke m/ Susan Russell 8 Mar 1851 Edwin Adams m/ Betsey Vary 22 Mar 1851 Franklin Russell died. GC Holcomb and Jane Wylie drove to Lebanon to get grave clothes for Mr. Russell. Tonight GC watched. Funeral on the 23rd at house of John Russell. Elder Nathaniel Sweet preached 25 Mar 1851 Today Allen Spencer was shot by accident by his son shooting rats. He died instantly (Colonel, 67 y, 7 m. Presby. Cem.) He was buried and the funeral ceremonies performed by Free Mason or in the Masonic Order on the 28th 9 May 1851 This morning Joseph Brown partly cut his throat and then hung himself. Funeral on the 11th, Elder Nathan Sweet preached at the Baptist Church. (50, S'town Cem.) 13 May 1851 Today Luther Rich of New Lebanon hung himself (56, Evergreens) 20 May 1851 There was an Irishman shoemaker in New Lebanon 17 Jun 1851 John Coslo, an Irish boy, lives near the Shaker Mill in New Lebanon and may be a lad. He applied for work with GC Holcomb 21 Jun 1851 William Kittle died (67, S'town Cem) 12 Jul 1851 A. Celinbalm who rents the tenant house had a dau born and I paid him 2 dollars in cash 15 Jul 1851 Joseph Anthony Gillette's funeral at the house of Jeremiah Gillette 4 Oct 1851 Deacon Gillett Goodrich died, vendue of his belongings 27 Jan 1852 31 Oct 1851 Levi Phillips hung himself 8 Dec 1851 Wife of old Caleb Jolls (Drucilla) died, funeral on the 9th. I went with my one horse sleigh and carried my wife and 2 daughters 1852 21 Jan 1852 Son of Sylvester Carpenter died, his name Henry P. Funeral at the house of his father. Elder Cottrell the Seventh Day preacher preached on the 24th 24 Jan 1852 The wife of Mr. Winslow is daughter of Eber Moffitt 22 Feb 1852 Funeral of Deacon Rollo at the Presb. Church, Mr. Bronson preached (Apollos Rollo, d. 20 Feb 1852, age 75, Presb. Cem) 27 Feb 1852 Funeral of Edgar Brown's son at the Lecture room, in school district. Mr. Brunson preached 28 Feb 1852 Rufus Kendall's wife's mother died. She was wife of Sylvester Holcomb, deceased, her name was Betsey Hastings. She died last Friday eve. (27th) of the measles. She died in P'fld. We did not attend the funeral as the roads drifted so badly 29 Feb 1852 Before said Rufus Kendall returned home, his youngest child, Calvin Levi Lucus died with the measles. 7 Mar 1852 Funeral of S. Govenier Carpenter, son of Calvin Carpenter, at the Chapel. Elan Summerbell preached (Siderio Gouverneur Carpenter, d. 4 Mar 1852, 26 yr, 5 m., Carpenter Cem.) 10 Mar 1852 Squ. Nathan Howard died (age 71, b. 1781, S'town Masonic Lodge #95, S'town Cem) 23 Mar 1852 Son of William Douglass died, an only child (Henry T. Douglass died 22 Mar at age 13 yr 2 mth 29 dys, S'town Cem.) 1 Apr 1852 Susan Chittenden m/ Mr. Pratt by Elder Jones 13 Apr 1852 Rufus Kendall's wife died at 10 o'clock. Funeral on 15th in P'fld at Rufus Kendall's house. (Cousin of George Holcomb, Alvina Matilda Holcomb Kendall) 15 Apr 1852 Stephen Sheldon died with a heart complaint, one-1/2 days sick 17 Apr 1852 Runnels Shop (Reynolds) is near James Sweet in S'town 6 May 1852 Funeral of Mrs. Or Widow Susannah Brown, the widow of Capt. Adam Brown, deceased. Funeral at the Chapel, Elder Havens preached (72, 1780-1852, S'town Cem) 6 Jun 1852 Went to Hancock to the funeral of Augustus Smith. He was killed by his horses running away and the wagon went over him 18 Jun 1852 Cousin Rufus Kendall stayed with us with a horse and wagon 27 Jun 1852 Philander Hatch's wife died, GC Holcomb & Charlotte watched with the corpse. 29 Jun 1852 We all walked to the funeral of P. Hatch. A minister from Lebanon preached 2 Jul 1852 My 2 daughters were visiting at the young miller, Edwin Adams that married Betsey Vary. 22 Aug 1852 Miss Mehitable Jolls died. Her funeral at the home of Stephen Van Rensselaer Jolls. A Methodist preached by the name of Platt. (Presby. Cem) 27 Sep 1852 Amy Clark died. Funeral on 1 Oct 9 Dec 1852 Hampton Bull has a fruit shop on Pool Hill, Lebanon Springs, also sells oysters, oranges 17 Dec 1852 James A. Gardner died. Funeral on the 19th at Presby. Meetinghouse. Mr. Bronson preached. (67, Garfield Cem) 1853 5 Jan 1853 Daniel Harrison died with the dropsy 22 Jan 1853 No mention is made of a wedding but on this date John Franklin Holcomb took JC Holcomb's horse & my lumber cutter and went to Canaan Depot to pick up GC Holcomb, age 28, and wife, Mary McMurray, the local school teacher, from Lenox. They started housekeeping in the Maxon home 31 Mar 1853. They spent their honeymoon visiting relatives in Rome, NY 31 Jan 1853 Old widow Landers died (81, v. 1772, S'town Cem.) 4 Feb 1853 Lucy Pierce died at 2 o'c this afternoon. Funeral at Baptist Church on the 6th. Elder Nathan Sweet preached. It stopped raining to go to the funeral. (She was taken ill with the lung fever, age 73, b. 7 Feb 1780, S'town Cem) 24 Feb 1853 GC Holcomb's father-in-law is Mr. William MacMurray from Lenox and his other dau is Ellen 27 Feb 1853 Funeral of Benoni Briggs to the Baptist Church. Elder Sweet preached. Went to Benoni Briggs vendue on 9 Apr but did not buy anything. (Age 68 yrs, 7 mths, 24 dys, S'town Cem., He was originally buried in the Briggs Cemetery on East Road) 4 Mar 1853 GC Holcomb, wife Mary & Charlotte, went to Troy purchasing necessities for housekeeping such as crockery, cooking stove, etc. Father bought a 2 horse sleigh loaded with furniture for them. 13 Mar 1853 Mr. Parson's second son died of New Lebanon Springs (Anson Jr., s/Anson & Louisa Parson, age 14 yrs, 11 mths, 13 dys, Evergreens Cem.) 18 Mar 1853 Amos Broad died, age 97, funeral at Elisha Broad's, his grandson, Rev. Day preached 12 Jun 1853 Funeral of Elisha Broad at his own house, a Methodist by the name of Smith preached 13 Jun 1853 I am 62 yrs old today 2 Jul 1853 Today Cousin Capt. Elijah Holcomb came to visit us and stayed. He is selling books, The History of His Seafaring Life. 13 Jul 1853 Funeral of William L. Gardner, Mr. Bronson preached at the Pres. Church in this town. (Wm. Lamport Gardner, d. 11 July 1853, age 73, Garfield Cem.) 1 Sep 1853 Widow Eunice Burten died, she was carried to P'fld yesterday (to a hospital?) 3 Sep 1853 Capt. Benjamin Chase died, funeral on the 4th at Baptist Church. (74 yrs, 6 mths. S'town Cem.) 18 Dec 1853 Widow of Fleetus Pierce died (Elizabeth) 1854 18 Jan 1854 Tonight William Russell married Harriet Rodgers by Elder Mathew Jones and Henry Gay married Miss -------- 2 Feb 1854 Tonight the wife of Randall A. Brown died. Funeral the 5th at the Chapel. Elder Hawks preached. (Margaret, 1st wife, 47 yrs, S'town Cem.) 13 Mar 1854 Freelove Wylie has a son named Milton 16 Mar 1854 Capt. Tanner, the butcher, has a brother Benjamin Tanner 20 Mar 1854 James McFeelie froze and died, some grogy 31 Mar 1854 Tonight William Brown, son of Adam Brown, died. Funeral on 2 Apr at the Baptist Church, Elder Hawks preached 5 Apr 1854 Stephen Jolls died, funeral at Stephen Van Rensselaer Joll's house for his son. A Pres. From Nassau by the name of Pease preached. (Stephen Van R. Joll's Jr, age 20, Presby. Cem.) 9 Apr 1854 Wife of Dr. Barnes died, her name was Ann Elizabeth, the dau of Dr. Elijah Graves. She died in P'fld. Funeral on the 11th at Presb. meetinghouse in this town, Elder Porter preached. He is from P'fld. 13 Jun 1854 Today I am 63 years of age 22 Jun 1854 Dau of Cousin Samuel Holcomb came to visit, her name now is Jane Reed and she has 2 children. Her grandmother is Mrs. Howard 24 Jun 1854 Simeon Wylie has a daughter Deborah 26 Jun 1854 James Bennet m/ Caroline Holcomb this morning. They stayed with us tonight. She is daughter of Orsemus Holcomb. They stayed with us until 2 July when said Bennet carried his wife to his father for the first time. 9 Jul 1854 Gardner Green has a daughter Mary. Cousin Charles Doolittle and family visited us. He is from the West. 21 Jul 1854 This evening cousin Sefroneus Twitchel of New Orleans called. He returned to brother Simeon Wylie's and stayed tonight 7 Aug 1854 Today about noon, GC Holcomb had a daughter 8 Aug 1854 Tonight about midnight GC's infant child died 11 Aug 1854 GC Holcomb's first child, a dau, was born but only lived one day 14 Aug 1854 Today Miss Mercy Maxon died. Funeral at her father Joshua B. Maxon's. (Mercia C. Maxon, age 23, Carpenter Cem.) 8 Nov 1854 Funeral of Ann Chapman. Mr. Bronson preached to the Presb. meetinghouse 29 Nov 1854 Cousin Dorcas Hamlet visited from Balston or Cohoes 1855 3 Jan 1855 Old widow Patching died, wife of Nathan Patching, funeral on the 7th at home of deceased. Elder Conover preached 4 Jan 1855 Wife of Benjamin Nichols died. Funeral on the 7th at Baptist Church, Mr. Day preached (Philena, Evergreens Cem) 16 Feb 1855 John Merril's brother-in-law is Mr. Calhoon 2 Mar 1855 Old Widow Gillett died, mother of Jeremiah and Charles Gillett 8 Mar 1855 I walked down to what is called the Pierce farm to see them drawing the Lander's House. The Miss Morey's bought it and drew said house onto their farm. John Franklin Holcomb took his ox team. The house was left in their meadow below the road a few rods south of the county line. 19 Mar 1855 Funeral of Solomon Huddleston, Elder Sweet preached (died 16 Mar 1855, age 24, Presb. Cem.) 18 Apr 1855 Elder Mathew Jones died (age 75, S'town Cem.) 20 Apr 1855 I walked down to James M. Glass's and tended to moving of the funeral procession of Elder M. Jones. Elder Sweet attended to prayer and then they moved in to the Baptist Church and Elder Sweet preached 29 Apr 1855 GC's wife's youngest sister is Clarissa 9 Jun 1855 James Bennet had a daughter born yesterday 13 Jun 1855 I am 64 years old 16 Sep 1855 Today Michael Manning had my horse and wagon to carry his infant girl not a week old to Lebanon to the Catholic Church to have the child sprinkled. 17 Nov 1855 I and my wife walked up to Widow Eliza Wylie's to see the corpse of the widow Freelove Wylie. It was fetched here from Albany on the cars to Canaan and John Franklin and his 2 sisters went with GC and wife together with others to Canaan to accompany the friends of the deceased. 18 Nov 1855 Funeral of Widow Freelove Wylie was tended at the Springs Baptist Church by Elder Conover and she was buried in this town beside her husband H. P. Wylie (Henry Platt Wylie) 15 Dec 1855 Susan Rowley died. Funeral at dwelling of her husband, Erastus Rowley, Elder Conover preached (wife of L. E. Rowley, age 33, Evergreens Cem) 1856 3 Mar 1856 Youngest son of Widow Rafferty died. She is tenant of John Franklin Holcomb's on Rodger's farm.
George Holcomb, the author of this diary, died on May 12, 1856.
G. C. Holcomb died on Aug 28, 1883.