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1885 Scranton Republican Almanac

1885 Scranton Republican Almanac
Most of the pages in this almanac are generic. Below are scans of those that are specific to the Scranton area. First are the "Chronological Record of Important Local Events During the Year 1884." The information was "Compiled from the files of the Scranton Republican." Names mentioned (in order of appearance) on each page are listed to help in your search. Records are not just of Scranton and include events, deaths, unusual weather, and politics.
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Events of 1884



January 1884:
John Hopkins, Wm. Morgan, John Jones
Isaac Lippencott, Miss Ollie Major, Miss Sadie Marsden
Lafayette Totten, Nathaniel Fitch
Martin McDonough, Archie McCarran
Peter McGrath, Ephraim Gregory, W. A. Campbell
David W. Lewis
John Naughton
L. H. Emory
Judge Handley, Max Shields
John Engle
John Mack, Thomas Morton
Jas. Blair, Fred Snyder, Norman Medley, Gilbert Harvey, Bert Flick, Mrs. Nathaniel Clark
C. W. Yaple, Judge Collins
C. L. Mercereau - advertisement
February 1884:
John Connors, Edwin Biddy
Jonas Long, Joseph Stickney
Rev. W. H. Swift
M. B. Poston
Charles Owens
Mrs. James Stevenson
Albert Hughes
Bishop Stevens
A. B.Stevens
Mary McLaughlin
Judge Hand, Rev. N. F. Stahl, Alex. Stevens, Tomas Shea, Deborah Josephs
Fred Grambs
F. A. Beamish
George Porter, Thomas Peters
Patrick Gilmartin, Henry Spencer
Dominic McDonald
Mr. George Baer, William Smith
March 1884:
John Barrett, Edwin Botheras, William Nichols
Charles King
Albert Lewis, Whitney Whitebread, Rudolph Sipler, Jesse Knecht
James Johnes
Rev. George W. Pepper
James J. Maycock, Dr. H. H. Jessup, Dr. Logan
Mr. John Jermyn
John Frichtel, John D. Miller
James Sullivan, Prof. Goodyear
Judge Handley
Tilghman Newhart
BEnjamin Jay, Hendrick Henninger
Rev. John E. Clough, Michael Jones
Rev. Mr. Swift
John Garva, Rev. F. B. Hodge
H. F. Ferber, L. C. Paine
Chas. Pilger
John Jacoby



April 1884:
Mrs. Thomas Williams
Charles Culp
Mrs. Charlotte Sweet, Mrs. John A. Lewis, Bishop Shanahan
John B. Farries, H. H. Derr
Conrad Ort, W. H. Scranton, Judge Hand, A. B. Stevens
F. K. Donnolly
Dion Boucicault
Coroner Dean, Mrs. Charlotte Sweet, Jacob Dotter, Patrick McManamin
Dr. Madden
Hon. Otis Reynolds, William Schadt, John White
John Nicholas, Thomas Emperor
Rev. N. C. Naylor
Hiram Dennis Keller, John Clare
Mr. Coreoran, Miss Ella Flynn
Daniel Horn
May 1884:
Mrs. Augustus Kramer
Patsy Hogan Hubert Johnson
David Chas. Roberts
Judge Handley, John O. Thomas
N. S. Davis, Joseph Roney, Frank Page, James M. Coughian, Mary Josephs
F. A. Beamish, A. B. Stevens
Mrs. Jennie Kendall, Patrick Gallagher, I. T. Larned
John W. Aitkin, Hiram Denis Keller, John Clare
Conrad Kling
Chas. Freeman
Jacob Baas, William Hayes
Mrs. Daniel Wahley
Joseph Edwards, John Schultz, Oscar Heyer
James B. Hunt, Mrs Sweet, James Lavelle
Mr. A. T. McClintock, Dr. McCosh
Dr. B. H. R. Davenport
Chas. Pills
Miss Nellie D. Cooley, George Lazaras
Rev. L. C. Muller
John Eiden, Thos. James
June 1884:
Michael Levy, Bishop Whitehead, Chancellor Sims
E. M. Davis, David James
Edward Blewitt
Martin Kerrigan, J. G. Blaine
Thomas Duffy
Mrs. James Brown, Col. Boies
Captain Boyton
John J. McGuire, Joseph Drinker, Wm. H. Cooper
Archbishop Kirby, John Dymond
T. H. Dale, M. D. Ousterhout
Thomas Langan, A. C. Ferber
J. F. Fuller
H. T. Howells, Mr. Sando
Hon. H. B. Payne
William Black
Dr. S. C. Logan, T. J. Sullivan
Hugh Mills, J. R. Coolbaugh, Chas. H. Gresh
E. B. Sturges
Ella Thompson
Wm. Hughes, P. Welsh
George Dodge, Alex. Barrett, Hugh Mills



July 1884:
Edward Botheras, William Nichols
Andrew Mitchell
Joseph McDonald
James Street
Samuel Hayward
Paul Slater
Daniel Hopkins
Mrs. Wright Horton, Joseph Sackery, John M. Sullivan, Bishop W. X. Ninde
Wesley Schiffer
Harry E. Williard, Hon. Eckley B. Coxe, Joseph K. Rogert
Joseph A. Scranton, David Lewis
John Hurst
Mrs. Albert Karovinsky, John T. Porter
Jacob Harsel, John Harsel, John Armbruster, R. Smith
John Lowry, Mrs. Nellie Lyons
Martin Gerrity, T. E. Reynolds
A. C. Smith, Rev. P. A. O'Rorke, Kate Martin
James O'Hora, Johnnie Mehan
Thomas Dickson
August 1884:
Michael Mand, Wm. Walcott
Michael Van Bergen, Thomas Dickson, C. P. Mathews
Thomas Dickson, Michael Dougherty, Edward Fall
David James
George Simpson, Albert Newhart
Thomas Fuge
John W. Burns
Edward Merr, Judge John Handley, George Simpson
Mrs. Mary Bonner
Prof. Gleason, Anthony Gallagher
Mrs. Henry Hance
John Lowry
Mrs. John Conningham
John Moor, Merrit Singer
Father John Scelle
Mayor Beamish, Sylvester Roga
W. R. Kingman, Esq.
Johnny McCool
Joseph Ansley, Major Coursen, J. J. Albright, M. I. Corbett, C. P. Matthews, H. S. Pierce
J. A. Scranton, Judge Reichard, Samuel Roberts
James McDormott
September 1884:
Judge Harding
Lyman Kesgy
James Mangan, Thomas Reid, Annie Fisher, Samuel Roberts, David Doughton
Hon. Galusha A. Grow, Michael Caldwell
H. P. Jacobs
Simon Masters
Hon. Aaron J. Kietrick
Glen Onoko, W. B. Duggan
John McGraw
George W. Slatzell, Embly S.Chase
Eugene Clark, Stanley M. Seward, W. M. Silkman
Joseph Halley, Major D. S. Bennet
Martin Kelly
James Clark, Hon. W. H. Hines
Hon. J. B. Storm
Martin Cain
William Chambers, W. W. Smith
Hon. Stanley Woodward
Edwin Botheras, William Micholas, Judge Rice
Archbishop Ryan
Judge Woodward
John Richard



October 1884:
Gen. H. H. Bingham, Judge Jessup
Gen. W. H. Kountz, Charles Thomas
James Lavelle
Mr. Louis Krmer, Samuel Roberts
John Eveans, ex-Mayor Vaux, Gen. W. H. H. Davis
Horace L. Halstead, Judge Hand, H. P. Jacobs, Andrew Cree
Father Theobald Mathew
Pulaski Carter
John Marinosky
J. Alton Davis
Mr. H. S. Pierce
Patrick Making, John Godwin, Michael Malia
Hon. Galusha A. Grow
Alex. Dunn, Joseph Miller
John J. Jordan
Sier Moses Montenore
Mr. John Jermyn
Hon. Galusha A. Grow, E. N. Willard
November 1884:
Miss Myrtle Peek, Mme. Marantette, Hon. S. J. Randall
George H. Wells
Rev. John A. MuirJohn Thomas
Major J. H. Stone, General Dana, Michael Costello
Deaf Burk,Dick Scott
Thomas Bell, James Mangan
Professor Baer, Professor Balliet, Richard Davis
Lyman Smith
Earnest Orr
George Hunloch, Martin Healey
Hon. Lewis Pughe, Col. J. A. Price
Thomas Keegan
Ella Brown, Captian Hines
Gen. George B. McClellan
Samuel Casinger
Michael McGinnis, A. D. W. Smith, Emmett Pendergast
Thomas Barrett
David Dale
December 1884:
Thomas Schlickenmeyer, John Leonard
Rev. J. L. Plush
Michael Jennings, Judd Wells, Geo. W. Bennett
Stephen Rasker
C. W. McAllister
Dr. Lape
John Glynn
Dr. B. H. Throop, Dr. Gates, Dr. Paine, Dr. J. W. Givvs, Dr. Logan
Bert Colwell
Mr. John Smith, Jesse B. Schooley
Michael Banks
Mrs. John Kellett, Dr. John Foote
James Jones, Dr. Everett
Eugenio Dellaboutana
Patrick McGuire
Patrick Eagan
Rev. H. S. Ball, Edward O'Malley, Mrs. Michall
John Faulkner


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