Enterprise, Wyoming County, PA
30 May 1901
some of my extractions from a microfilm.
I do not have any other information, hope these are a help to
Friday, 1 Oct 1897
KENNEDY, an employee of the creamery at Wysox m/Miss Mattie DETRICK
Meshoppen on Wednesday.
W. MEEKER, a well known Northern Central engineer of Elmira, died
on Tuesday at the
Inter-State Fair, when a timber from the top of the grand stand
fell on him killing him instantly.
David BUNNELL a veteran soldier, fell dead from his bicycle, near
the entrance gate, of an
apparent heart attack.
8 Oct 1897
J. HAWKE of Nicholson spent Friday and Saturday with his bro,
Samuel HAWKE, who
owns the monument, tombstone business.
daughter was born to Mr & Mrs Dell BURGESS in Forkston.
BURKE, 65, of Long Valley committed suicide Monday, by shooting
himself thru the
head. He leaves a wife, three sons and one daughter.
UPSON, between 45 and 50, committed suicide on Wed by first shooting
then dropping into a well.
PNEUMAN and wife left Monday for Silver Plume, CO where they will
make their future
Lulu OVERFIELD of Brooklyn, NY died at her home in that city on
Friday. She was 21 and
the daughter of John L. OVERFIELD, formerly of Meshoppen. Interment
was in Overfield
Cemetery. She is survived by her mother and two brothers, Robert
L. of Brooklyn and Percy of
Salt Lake City, Utah.
15 Oct 1897
William B. WESTLAKE, one of the best known ministers of the Wyoming
of the M E Church, died Monday at his home in Dallas.
C. VOSBURG has been appointed postmaster at Mill City.
MC ALLISTER, Lehigh ticket receiver at Sayre, died at his home
Friday, in Waverly.
Burial was in Catasauqua.
Lemuel AMERMAN of Scranton, ex-congressman and one of the owners
of the Mansfield
and Blossburg water system, died Thursday at the Bloosburg State
E. ALLEN went to Jenningsville Tuesday to attend the funeral of
his grandfather, Luther
SHUMWAY, who died at Smithfield on the 11th inst. He was 74 years
22 Oct 1897 (nothing of interest)
29 Oct 1897
Samuel GREEN left her two young children in a carriage while shopping
in Knapp's store.
A delivery horse nearby became frightened, reared up and came
down on the children killing both.
P. BALDWIN will start out Monday as an agent for a NY portrait
TEED and Miss Maud CAMP, of Sayre, were married Thurs, 21 Oct
at the home of the
H. JENKINS has moved to Tunkhannock, to live in the house with
his mother. Mrs Lydia
JENKINS has been a resident since 1861.
Lou NYE married A. C. BULLARD of Sayre, last evening at the home
of the bride's father,
Mr NYE of Indian River in Tuscarora Twp, Bradford Co.
5 Nov 1897
H. SPALDING, a prominent beer bottler of Athens, was found dead
in his room at the
Forest House on Tuesday morning, from a dose of morphine which
he had been in the habit of
taking to relieve headaches.
12 Nov 1897
KINNER presented a petition to the court in behalf of R. R. BLAKESLEE
to adopt as
his son and heir Edward BLAKESLEE. The prayer was granted.
the case of Isabelle DECKER vs Judson DECKER for divorce, the
court appoints Joseph
Wood PIATT commissioner, to take testimony.
proceedings for a divorce were filed by Effie J. ALLEN vs Alfred
CUNNINGHAM, a veteran of the late war, died at his home in Meshoppen
BURGESS, 76, was found dead in his bed in Forkston Twp on Wed.
His son Joseph
was attending court and was summoned home. He was the brother
of Mrs Mary B. MARCY.
funeral of Frederick H. JONES, who died of a heart attack in Wilkes
Barre last Thursday,
took place Sunday from his home at 113 Davis Place. Interment
was in Laceyville.
26 Nov 1897
STERLING of Meshoppen Twp, died at his home Thursday, he was 56,
and a veteran
of the late war. He served in Co B, 52d Regt Penn Vol.
KANE of Rummerfield and Miss Annie CARR were married in the Catholic
C. ROBERTSON of Athens, who was injured by a lamp explosion on
Tuesday, at the Forest
House where he boarded, died in the hospital. He is survived by
an eight year old daughter.
body of Samuel TERWILLIGER, who disappeared from Watkins over
a month ago, was
found on Monday, in the waters of Seneca Lake.
are out announcing the wedding of Miss Euphrasia GAY of South
Auburn and Otis
TRIBLE of Vosburg, the ceremony will take place on 2 Dec at the
M.E. Church in Auburn.
3 Dec 1897
& Mrs Grant VAN GORDER, of Oak Hill, are rejoicing over the
arrival of a 14 lb daughter
ALE, the 8 year old son of Nevin ALE, was shot and killed by his
brother Urban, 10
years old, at Bloomsburg yesterday. The boys were home alone when
they found the gun and
were playing with it.
B. KINTNER of Buffalo, NY and Miss Sarah CAMERON of the same place,
at the M. E. Parsonage in Wilkes Barre last Tues. He is an operator
at the L.V. freight office in
J. ROSENGRANT and family of Mansfield, spent several days last
week with his father who is
on Monday, 28 Nov, a daughter to Mr & Mrs F. W. PNEUMAN.
are out for the marriage of Miss Mary DAVIS of this place and
SHOEMAKER of Elmira. They will be married in the Presbyterian
church on Thursday.
DEPEW, 26 years of age, met with a fatal accident on Tuesday.
While standing on the
tracks taking numbers, a engine backed down on him. He leaves
a wife and little babe.
& Mrs Otis LA FRANCE had a daughter on 28 Nov.
24 Dec 1897
George BURCH who was badly burned at her home in Vose two weeks
Flora VAGER, whose insane actions alarmed residents of Susquehanna
where she lives, shot
and killed her mother Mrs G. O. SWEET Saturday morning. She said
her mother made her mad!
Daughters of the Confederacy stated that about 4,000 Confederate
prisoners were buried in
Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira.
31 Dec 1897
Clark WINANS, 24 years of age, died in Meshoppen on Friday.
AGNEW and Thomas KENNEDY met a horrible death yesterday in the
Allen shaft, when a
car broke lose killing them instantly.
7 Jan 1898
daughter born to Mr & Mrs Frank HETSEL on Bunnell Hill.
B. DE WITT fell in front of the Warren Street Hotel on Saturday,
breaking his right leg in
3 year old son of William DOUGHERTY died in Auburn Twp Wed, when
he swallowed a
bean which got lodged in his wind pipe.
WRIGHT, an aged resident of Springfield was found dead in bed
daughter was born to Mr & Mrs Walter CARTER on 28 Dec.
Royal KISHPAUGH, 45 years of age, was burned to death in her house
Eatonville. She is survived by her husband and three children.
LYON, the man who's heart was on the right side of his body, died
at a Scranton hospital.
N. STERLING and Miss Ida HECK of Wilkes Barre were married in
DAVIS of Mehoopany, married Miss Phoebe BROWN of Tuscarora, on
10 Jan at the
21 Jan 1898
John W. SMITH, of Auburn Four Corners, died at her home on Monday.
son was born to Mr & Mrs Will MC PHETERS on 10 Jan.
& Mrs Henry KINTNER announced the arrival of a daughter.
28 Jan 1898
SHANER, an old resident of Wyoming Co, moved to Auburn Four Corners,
where he died
on Monday. He leaves a wife and 3 sons, one of who is Scott SHANER
of Leraysville, former
proprietor of the Riverside Hotel this place.
Grace HUBBLE, who made her home with Dr H. K. LEONARD and family
was fatally burned on Sunday, dying on Monday. She was subject
to epileptic convulsions.
11 Feb 1898
K. WADSWORTH was killed in an accident at Vosburg on Monday, when
he was stuck
and killed by an engine.
DOUGHERTY, 37, died in Wilkes Barre last Saturday.
Iona BACON, 16 years, 1 month and 9 days, daughter of Mr &
Mrs Henry BACON died
Wed after an attack of measles, which was follow by a severe cold.
Besides her parents she left 4
sisters and one brother to mourn her.
15 Feb 1898
WARD, 65, died at his home in Laceyville on Monday.
Jonas GOODEN died at her home on Round Top last Saturday.
Benj. LUCE, a Methodist Protestant clergyman died at Sugar Run
18 March 1898
Geo. WHITE, 64, died at the home of a friend, Mrs Rose Ann BAKER
last Tuesday and was
buried at Jersey Hill. She was the mother of O. M. WHITE.
four year old daughter of Mr & Mrs Carlisle FELKER died at
Brookvale on Tuesday.
O. SKEER, the millionaire coal operator, is dead at his home in
Mauch Chunk He was
born in Luzerne Co 1818 and came here in 1842. He was twice married,
first wife was the
adopted daughter of Hon. Asa PACKER and the second, Mrs Frank
S. WALTER who survives
25 March 1898
FULLER, 25 years of age, daughter of Mr & Mrs Hiram FULLER
died at their home
Thursday after a long illness.
1 Apr 1898
Eliza KINNEY, died in NY on Wednesday, she was the sister of M.
Francis HAWKE of Fullerton, spent Wed with his brothers at this
E. JUDSON, of South Auburn married Miss Adelia C. BAKER of Montrose
23 March 1898, at the home of the bride's parents.
8 Apr 1898
VAN GORDER was buried in the Overfield Cemetery on Tuesday.
to Mr & Mrs A. J. WINANS, a son.
F. J. ALLEN, died last Friday at Lenoir, NC and was buried there,
she was a member of the
Presbyterian church here.
Crumaline BAKER, died at her home in Scottsville last Saturday
with consumption, she was
46 years of age and leaves a husband and one son.
CARNEY of Harvey's Lake, died recently, his funeral was held in
the Catholic Church.
VAN GORDER, 74 years of age, died last Sunday, interment was in
15 Apr 1898
E. BREWER, served an elegant dinner to her children and grandchildren
last Sat, it being her
L. AVERY died at his home at Avery today.
Dorothy PRATT, 84, died 9 Apr in Meshoppen. Funeral was held at
home of her son,
Emmons PRATT, interment Overfield Cemetery.
H. KELLOGG of Springfield married Miss Katie DOUGHERTY of Auburn
31 May 1898
Peter BRINK, of Skinner's Eddy, visited friends in town Monday.
10 June 1898
Clara HINES of Elmira, died on Monday, while she was washing,
a oil can fell on the floor
and spilled out, in moving the wash bench one of the legs ignited
a parlor match setting fire to her
clothing killing her.
14 June 1898
VAN WOOTER, 23, of West Auburn drowned in Kinney's Pond on Sunday
17 June 1898
GILMARTIN of Tunkhannock was struck and killed by train No 1 at
Tague's Eddy on
Tuesday. He had been employed by that company for 25 years.
Lucile OVERFIELD married Eli Robert GAY on Wed, at the home of
the bride's father
John B. OVERFIELD, postmaster. Their attendants were Miss Martha
cousin and Allen Jayne ROBERTS, his cousin.
E. MOWRY married Miss Lydia BUNNELL on 15 June 1898 in the home
of the bride's
21 June 1898
MC CARTY, foreman of the car inspectors was fatally crushed beneath
the wheels of a
car in the yard at Sayre on Saturday. He was 30 years of age,
unmarried and lived in Waverly.
24 June 1898
Georgia DECKER and Benjamin PLACE were married at Russell Hill
R. SUTTON was gored to death by a bull on Tuesday.
CLIFFORD, the Tunkhannock dentist, makes the best set of teeth
8 July 1898
Harding GAY, 73, wife of the late ex-Sheriff Ahira GAY, died at
the home of F. H.
FASSETT in Meshoppen Twp on Sat, 2 July. She was married early
in life to Henry W.
FASSETT who was killed 35 years ago. She was the mother of five
children, all boys, Morris L,
Fred H. of this place, Julius F. of San Francisco, CA, Joseph
W. ex-register and recorder of the
county, now a resident of Homer, NY, and Dr Howard FASSETT who
was killed by the cars at
Hop Bottom 6 years ago.
CARLIN was struck and killed by the Black Diamond at Skinner's
Eddy last Saturday.
29 July 1898
TALLADA married Mrs Nancy TRUESDELL last Friday.
boys were born to Mr & Mrs Byron BUNNELL Wed, but a short
time later one of the
5 Aug 1898
GAY family reunion will be held at the Falls on 11 Aug.
Chas. H. JOHNSON of Laceyville died at the Syre Hospital last
Sat, 56 years of age. She
was the mother of Mrs. Geo A. Carter of this place and is survived
by one son and two daughters.
Funeral was held at Laceyville Monday.
CORTRIGHT married Miss Sadie DADY of Meshoppen at the Methodist
12 Aug 1898
PINNOCK married Amedia HARVEY of Vose on Tuesday.
BILES is attending the funeral of the QUICK boys, who were drowned
in the river near Sugar
Run on Tues, at Quick's Bend today. The two sons were William
24 and Joseph 22, sons of
D. Miller QUICK. They went fishing and then bathing, neither could
swim very well.
C. PRATT and wife, Mrs Wm PNEUMAN, Miss Alice CANFIELD, Geo. AVERY
SHAVER attended the funeral of Miss Lola EDSALL of Prattsville
DEEGAN, son of Jeremiah DEEGAN of Dushore, a member of the Co
D, 9th Regt
died at Camp Thomas, Chickamauga on Tuesday of typhoid fever.
His body was brought to
Dushore for interment.
MOTT family reunion will be held on 24 Aug, president, Z. MOTT,
and C. S. HOLCOMBE,
LUCE of Tunkhannock was struck and killed by an express train
some time late Monday
night or early Tues. He is survived by his brother John, now living
in NY state and sister
Mrs Chauncey FULLER.
& Mrs John MOWRY had a son Friday morning.
& Mrs Louis STANG had a son born to them in Lemon, yesterday.
& Mrs Alonzo LOVE, of Wilkes Barre are excited over the birth
of their daughter.
BRONSON family reunion was held at the home of Joseph HAYDEN on
following persons attended, Charles BRONSON and wife; Fred BRONSON;
and wife; Charles F. ALLEN and family; Minnie KELLEY, Golden Hill;
Rush; R. B. ROBINSON and wife; Pearl ROBINSON; Mills ROBINSON;
F. S. ROBINSON and wife; Louisa ROBINSON; Stephen ROBINSON; Lloyd
Mabel ROBINSON; Mr & Mrs BRONSON; Nellie BRONSON; Harry BRONSON;
BRONSON, Forkston; Thomas BOWEN and wife; Bessie BOWEN; Charles
BOWEN: Ivan BOWEN: and Clifford BOWEN, Springhill.
DECKER, an aged citizen died Monday after a long illness. He leaves
a wife and four
children, John DECKER and Mrs Henry MICHAELS of Washington Twp,
GAYLORD and Mrs MICHAELS of Windsor, NY. Interment was Tallow
26 August 1898
ROBINSON family reunion will be held Lott's Grove, Forkston on
Sat, 17 Sept.
DAY married Miss Mame SICKLER of Tunkhannock on the 15th of Aug
2 Sept 1898
E. HEWITT and his wife attended the 60th wedding anniversary of
his parents at Candor, NY
G. PIERSON and his wife are rejoicing over the arrival of a daughter
Mary Harding BUNNELL, mother of ex-congressman, F. C. BUNNELL
died at her home in
Tunkhannock on Sunday, age 81.
men killed near Towanda by a cyclone, 8 Sept 1898. William BRACE,
24, was in his barn
milking, C. M. COMFORT and Frederick N. VOORDETS (?? Hard to read)
who were touring
the country with an advertising wagon for the Tioga Co fair. They
sought shelter in a nearby barn
which was blown down.
16 Sept 1898
F. B. POMEROY, ex-associate judge of Sullivan Co and president
of the First National
bank of Dushore, died at his home yesterday of Bright's Disease.
He leaves a wife and 3
daughters, Mrs Laura WADDELL of Dushore, Mrs Fanny APPLEMAN of
Wilkes Barre and
Miss Emily POMEROY, of NJ.
30 Sept 1898
NEED of Falls, was struck and killed by a passenger train near
Mt Lookout colliery,
Wyoming on Tues, he died in the Pittston hospital.
ASKENT, 6 year old daughter of Mr & Mrs William ASKENT, was
killed when she lost
her balance while climbing on a high porch railing. She fell off
striking her head, killing her
instantly. Interment was in the Vaughn Cemetery.
14 Oct 1898
GASSAWAY enlisted from Bloomsburg, Co H, 42nd P. V. of the Civil
War. For a long
time he laid in a hospital with severe wounds in his back. His
wife whom he married in 1858
gave him up for dead and took up dressmaking for a living. When
he returned home he could not
find her as she had remarried believing her lst husband was dead.
He then married in OH and
soon his wife and children died. After 30 years he again visited
Bloomsburg when he learned his
first wife was a widow of HEADINGTON and lived in Catawissa. After
he visited her and
convinced her he was indeed her first husband, he then moved in
with her and resumed
21 Oct 1898
Smith KINNER, Esq, the Republican Nominee for the District Attorney
of Wyoming Co, was
born at Rome, Bradford Co at the opening of the War of the Rebellion.
His father died in the
service of the country when O. Smith was but 3 yrs old. In the
year succeeding the death of his
father his mother moved to Nicholson Borough.
W. KINTNER died at his home in Wilkes Barre on Sunday, of hemorrhage
stomach. He was 51 and survived by his wife and two children,
Palmer and Roy. Interment was
in Hollenback Cemetery. His brothers were Phillip, George and
Wm. WHITE of Auburn Twp died Friday.
Maggie BACON died at her home in Mehoopany on Monday, 41 years
of age. Interment was
at Homet's Ferry.
marriage license has been granted to Frank ARNTS of Mehoopany
and Cora E.
28 Oct 1898
W. DENISON is the Republican candidate for county treasurer. His
father was Dr F. C.
DENISON who resided in Mehoopany for the greater portion of his
life and a Doctor for 38
years. John was born in Mehoopany in 1858, graduated Ann Arbor
University and practices
medicine in Tunkhannock. (Photo on the page of him)
KINSLEY, 45, was found dead in his cab of the train engine Monday
shortly before it
pulled into the Susquenna station.
JENNINGS of Vose and Anna FISH of Lynn were married last Wed.
4 Nov 1898
P. RUSSELL, Republican Candidate for Associate Judge is a resident
of Mehoopany, was
born 1833. He comes from one of the pioneer families of this part
of the state. He married
Miss Caroline CAMPBELL, a sister of Mrs William H. BARNES. He
has a son, William D, and
four daughters. His eldest daughter is the wife of W. L. BURGESS
one of Folkston's popular
merchants. Another daughter is the wife of R. Y. SHEEHAN, another
the wife of J. E.
CARPENTER, the youngest daughter is still at home. (Photo on page)
B. B. VOSBURG is visiting relatives in Scranton.
TAILOR and his wife, of "The New Albany Mirror", are
rejoicing over the arrival of a
L. BANNATYNE of Tunkhannock and Miss Emma LANBACH, of Penn Argyl,
married last Wed.
R. BROWN of Meshoppen Twp and Miss Martha A. REPSHER, of Black
married in Waverly on 26 Oct 1898.
11 Nov 1898
TREIBLE, the aged mother of Rev Wileon TREIBLE of Wyoming died
a few days ago at
bodies of Mr & Mrs Loren M. LUKE, of Kingston, who perished
at sea while returning on
the Mohegan from a European trip, arrived in Wilkes Barre Tues
night on the Lehigh Valley train.
The remains were accompanied from NY by Peter MILLS, of Nanticoke,
an uncle of Mr LUKE
and Robert P. BRODHEAD, Mrs LUKE's bro-in-law.
train wreck 6 miles from Wilkes Barre, when the No 5 and No 6
collided head on at
Devil's Ell, on the Wilkes Barre mountain. Five were killed and
five injured. Engineer John
MC NALLY died in the hospital 6 hrs later. His fireman Fred GLASSER
of Mauch Chunk was
crushed to death. Engineer, D. E. PRICE of Easton, was severely
injured, his fireman, Wm.
YONHEIMER, of White Haven was killed. Brakeman Jacob ENGLEMAN
of Easton, John B.
CREAGER of Wilkes Barre were also killed. Engineer John ROHLFING,
of East Mauch Chunk
was thrown from the wreck and his fireman John BOYLE jumped before
the crash and also
escaped. Others injured are C. H. MORGAN, express manager, John
brakeman and A. G. BOYLE baggage master.
Warren E. WILBUR, died in her home on Tues. Before her marriage
she was Sally
PACKER of Bethlehem, granddaughter of the late Asa PACKER.
26 Nov 1898
Mary DUNLAP, 83, widow of the late Ellis DUNLAP, died at her home
on Saturday in
Bunnell Hill. She leaves six children, Benjamin and Norman DUNLAP,
ELLSWORTH, Mrs Levi LA FRANCE, Mrs Lyman WINANS and Mrs Electra
Michael DIETRICK, an aged lady, died at her home on Russell Hill
17 Nov after a long
DUFFY, 85, died Sunday, at the home of his daughter, Mrs A. E.
LUMERY in Auburn
Twp. Several years ago his home burned with his wife and son in
CULL, a well known freight conductor, was killed at Fairview on
Sat night, after falling in
between two moving cars.
2 Dec 1898
Judson VOSBURG and daughter Edna have been visiting friends in
BILLINGS, 76, ex-sheriff of Wyoming Co, died at Tunkhannock Tues.
WINTERMUTE died in her home in Mehoopany on Tues, from consumption.
LOTT, died at the home of his bro Benjamin, in Mehoopany on Wed,
after suffering from
stomach cancer for a long time.
Harry E. DAWSON and Miss Bessie ROSS, both of Scranton, were married
Dr DAWSON is from Black Walnut and Bessie is an accomplished musician.
9 Dec 1898
to Mr & Mrs M. N. KNOTT of Sayre, a son.
BOYLE, 24, was killed in the Sparrowville mine of the PA Coal
Co, at Avoca on Tues, by
a fall of rock.
playing with a gun last Fri, Walter MENSCH, 17, accidently shot
Joseph BAKER, 10, at
Williamsport. He is not expected to live.
CORCORAN was murdered in his hotel room at Duryea last Sat, by
4 masked burglars who
stole his money and escaped.
16 Dec 1898
son was born to Mr & Mrs Clarence JUNE, on 9 Dec 1898 in Mehoopany
& Mrs Howard N. STERLING had a son, born 4 Dec 1898, in Hagerstown,
invitations are out for Miss Lella Veve STERLING and Ellis Dunlap
28 Dec 1898.
23 Dec 1898
KENNEDY, 38, was struck and killed on Wed, when she was lying
on the tracks, an
empty whiskey bottle at her side.
rear end collision on the Leheigh Valley railroad on Tues, killed
conductor, Joseph MACKIN
of Wilkes Barre and injured the flag man Frank BRADY.
OSTERHOUT of La Grange, died in Scranton on Monday where he was
treatment. He leaves a wife and two sons.
30 Dec 1898
Nothing of interest here.
6 Jan 1899
JENNINGS, a respected farmer, who lived near Vose, died on Monday.
He leaves a
widow and five children.
Robert SHALES, mother of Mrs W. S. DAVIS, died at the home of
Mrs BALDWIN in Tunkhannock on Saturday.
BRIGGS, 60, and old soldier, died in Mehoopany last evening. He
was the brother of chief
of police BRIGGS of Wilkes Barre, and leaves a wife and adopted
13 Jan 1899
funeral of Ralph MOWRY was held on Tuesday.
BROWN, 40, of Jersey City, NJ died at Kansas City, MO, Monday
while on his way to
Denver where he was going for his health. Interment Vaughn Cemetery.
He was a former
resident of Mehoopany. His wife, the former Miss Hattie GRAVES
and one son, 6 yrs old,
20 Jan 1899
WARD and his wife are rejoicing over the birth of a son Monday.
EVANS, 50, sister of the late Job BRIGGS died at her home in Scranton,
on the 25th of Jan, Joseph LA FRANCE of Meshoppen and Miss Sadie
of Doolittle Hill.
Henry Warren WILLIAMS, born in Hartford, Susquehanna Co, 1830,
one of the 7 judges
of the Supreme Court of PA, died at the Continental Hotel in Phila
on Wed. His death was due
to valvular disease and hypertrophy of the heart. His wife and
daughter were with him when he
Mabel ALGER, died at her home in Auburn Twp yesterday morning,
she was 83 years of
age. She leaves three sons, Elmer at Vose, Edward at Lestershire,
NY and Luther at home, two
daughters, Mrs J. M. STILWELL and Miss Amelia at home.
woman named "Black Maria" and a man named Dell HUGHES
were poisoned to death near
Forksville, Sullivan Co, last Sat by drinking wood alcohol.
J. SHAVER and Miss Helen BRIGGS were married at the home of Mr
& Mrs D. A.
BUNNELL last Wed.
27 Jan 1899
to Mr & Mrs George PLACE, a daughter on 24 Jan 1899.
3 Feb 1899
Gardner SHOEMAKER died at her home at Scottsville on Saturday,
she was ill with the
grip. She leaves a husband and six children.
LOOMIS, daughter Ruth and James FITCH were calling on friends
in town Thursday.
Peter HUGHES, an aged lady, died at the home of her daughter,
Mrs Thomas CROMPTON
charred remains of detective Joseph MOORE were found Tues when
clearing the debris from the burned Osterhout building in Wilkes
L. GAYLORD, 76, died at his home in Wyalusing on Tuesday, after
a few weeks of the
10 Feb 1899
KILDUFF died Wed, at the home of his daughter, Mrs E. J. MC CROSSEN
buried at Lovelton.
17 Feb 1899
Savanna HINKLE, 83, died this morning at the home of her daughter,
Mrs David JAYNE.
Service will be held in South Auburn.
24 Feb 1899
funeral of Mrs Sterling ADAMS was held from her house on Monday.
funeral of Mrs Mary A. BUNNELL, 73, of Laceyville was held Monday.
She was the widow
of the late James BUNNELL and had died on Sat.
Rachael SPACE, 83, died Monday at the home of her son Andrew.
She leaves 3 sons and 4
daughters, Benjamin of Tunkhannock, Alfred of Scranton, Andrew
of Meshoppen, Mrs
MIDDLETON and Mrs LA FRANCE of Laceyville, Mrs Samuel VALENTINE
Twp and Mrs Norman BURGESS of South Auburn.
J. HAYWOOD, ex-state treasurer, died yesterday at Sharon after
a lingering illness,
Bright's Disease. He is survived by his widow.
3 Mar 1899
CARPENTER and his wife are rejoicing over the arrival of a new
daughter Sunday in
Wm. DECKER died at home Sat, in Mehoopany and was buried Monday.
BARTRAN has moved from Vosburg to Sayre.
editor and his sister, Miss Lura HOLCOMBE were called to LeRoy,
Bradford Co, Monday
to attend the funeral of their grandfather C. W. CHURCHILL, who
had died Sat, 89 yrs old.
Charles SEELEY, died Tues, at his hotel at Forksville, from injuries
received from the
explosion of a gas machine three weeks ago. He weighed 450 pounds,
and his great size made
recovery impossible, he was a veteran soldier, a Mason and member
of the Knights of Columbus.
10 March 1998
Thursday, 9 March, a son to Mr & Mrs John CORTRIGHT of Meshoppen
M. A. LA BARR, wife of the late I. J. LA BARR, died at home in
Laceyville, on Thursday,
93 years of age. She leaves three children, Mrs G. L. KENNARD
of this place, I. E. LA BARR
of Pittston and Miss Jennie who resided with her mother. She was
the last of the EVERITT
family, being a sister of the late Isaac EVERITT. Funeral was
at Laceyville on Sat.
G. LOTT, 32, son of Mr H. L. & Mrs Etta A. LOTT, formerly
of this place, died with
consumption at his home in Mauch Chunk yesterday, 9 March 1899.
He leaves a wife and two
children. Funeral will be held Sunday in Mauch Chunk. He was born
in Auburn, Susquehanna Co,
on 9 Apr 1867. He married Miss Blanche ECK of Mauch Chunk in 1893,
and he was employed
by the CRR of NJ.
Minnie FRANCE, 19 yrs, 4 mo, 6 days, oldest daughter of Mr &
Mrs W. L. FRANCE died
Wed morning, from complications of disease resulting from typhoid
fever. Besides her parents,
she leaves a bro Marshall and sister Miss Meta who resides at
home. Interment Jersey Hill Cemet.
terrible Squall occurred in Meshoppen this evening, causing considerable
excitement in the
vicinity of Robert GAY's. Dr WELL's was on hand and suggested
the use of "Castoria" while
others suggested a box of cigars. Bob seems to enjoy being papa,
even if he is a bit embarrassed
and Grandpa OVERFIELD is the happiest man in town. It is a boy,
17 pounds and all doing well.
residence of Frank G. RICE, manager of Jennis Brother's Store
at Lopez, was burned to the
ground shortly after 1 on Wed afternoon. His five year old daughter,
Elizabeth was burned to
death asleep in her chamber. The father made an attempt to save
her through an upper window
but was driven back by the flames. Her mother was visiting relatives
James TEETSIL and Mrs A. C. STOCKER gave their son and daughter
Willard and Sara a
double birthday party last evening for their 16th birthdays.
Barney WALTERS died at her home on Maynard Hill in Mehoopany,
on 20 March, age 79.
She is survived by her aged husband and the following children,
Frank of Colorado, Daniel and
Corey of this place, Mrs Orson GRAY, and Mrs A. E. SHEEHAN of
Mrs Chandler BURGESS of Forkston. The funeral was held at Union
Hill on Wed with interment
GAREY, 5 years old and the only child of Mr & Mrs GAREY, died
at home near
Jenningsville on 17 March. The funeral was at Jenningsville on
BEAUMONT, 76, postmaster at Camptown, died Sunday. His wife died
about a year ago
and his son Lumis Camp BEAUMONT preceded his parents by two years.
31 March 1899
surprise 21st birthday party was given to Miss Blennie GAY on
Nellie VOSBURG and Leah BRINK of Skinner's Ebby were visiting
in town this week.
David W. TITUS of Nicholson died suddenly on Monday of a heart
attack, after suffering
with the grip. She was the wife of D. W. TITUS, for many years
station agent of the DL &
young son of Mr & Mrs Lew WOODWARD, former residents, died
in Waverly last week.
7 Apr 1899
STORM, 80, died at his home in Meshoppen yesterday.
J. HENRY, confined in the Towanda jail on charges of murdering
at Sayre on the morning of 13 Jan, made an almost successful attempt
at suicide by hanging on
Wed. He was convicted several weeks later in May, on murder in
the second degree.
14 Apr 1899
F. SMITH, 37, died Tuesday in Wyalusings from consumption.
Etta WINANS daughter of Charles WINANS married at home on Tuesday
to H. O.
BRONSON of Edinger Hill.
Elmer TALLADA, 42, died at her home in Mehoopany Tuesday.
Addah COOK, was married in her home in Tunkhannock to Charles
SPACE, a merchant,
C. MYERS, 65, died at his home in Mehoopany this morning. Mrs
Rosa SWEET of Owego,
NY, sister of MYERS, attended the funeral.
21 Apr 1899
PRESTON, proprietor of the Greenwood hotel, Bradford Co, committed
morning with a gun.
BURR, young son of P. M. BURR, fell from a second story window
and was badly
following marriage licenses have been issued in the past several
Ellis E. NORTHROP Homer, NY Carrie FOX Vernon
Cory JAYNE Meshoppen Myrtie M. ARNTS Meshoppen
Thomas CARROLL Stowel, Bradford Co Mary BYRNE Stowel
Michael B. LANE Noxen Sarah Jane STRALEY Noxen
Ervin J. BIDDLEMAN Factoryville C. Alma WILSO Factoryville
Samuel J. MICHAEL Meshoppen Lizzie AVERY Russell Hill
5 May 1899
JAYNE and Miss Myrtie ARNTS married Wed, at the home of the bride's
19 May 1899
DOUGHERTY and Miss Lizzie RILEY, were married at the home of the
Wed in Auburn.
WILSON, formerly of Tunkhannock, was struck by a locomotive at
Great Bend on Wed
night and was instantly killed. He was buried in Tunkhannock.
KENNEDY, 19 yrs, of Towanda, was found dead on the railroad tracks
last evening. He and a friend Will ELLIS jumped on a freight train
to ride to Wilkes Barre.
A. CLEMMER, who was convicted as an accessory in the murder of
Mrs Emma KAISER
on 28 Oct, was hanged yesterday.
STURDEVANT of Wilkes Barre died this morning, funeral to be held
Sunday. He was
visiting in Atlantic City. Lewis and Miss Pearl STURDEVANT attended
the funeral. Stephen
STURDEVANT, Jr and his sister, Miss Jessie STURDEVANT returned
ROLAND, 60 yrs, of Hazelton committed suicide on the train to
Wilkes Barre using a gun.
He was a gunsmith and mentally unbalanced.
26 May 1899
HEEMAN of Towanda, struck Jacob CAPWELL of Sugar Run, at the Burt
in Towanda, on Saturday, resulting in CAPWELL's death Sunday morning.
CAPWELL was the
son of George CAPWELL of Sugar Run, he was 25 years old and married.
HEEMAN was 24
and single, he is charged with murder.
2 June 1899
FITCH of Scranton was in town yesterday (Meshoppen).
this morning to Mr & Mrs Wm. PUEUMAN, a daughter.
W. CARRIER and Miss Bertha CRUMPTON, both of Meshoppen were married
by Squire Kutz at Tunkhannock.
memorial exercise at the Overfield Cemetery drew a large attendance.
Three volleys were
placed at the grave of Edward STERLING, the last departed of the
GAR and three volleys over
the grave of Scott DAVIS, formerly a member of the company.
BLAINE accidently shot and killed his 8 yr old daughter, while
shooting at birds in a tree,
on Wed. While he was reloading the gun it discharged.
9 June 1899
Edward VERNON, died at her home on Sunday, 4 June. She is survived
by her husband
Edward and five children.
George RUSSELL, died at his home on Tues. If he had lived until
Aug he would have been
74. He is survived by his wife and three sons, Daniel RUSSELL
of Nimble, Edward RUSSELL of
Burdette, NY and Chas. who resides at home. His bros were Joseph,
John, Schuyler RUSSELL
all of this place and Albion RUSSELL of Laceyville, and one sister
Mrs MAJOR of Wilkes Barre.
8 July 1899
13 year old son of William MILLARD, of Rush, accidently shot and
killed himself on Friday.
His father was away on business and his mother visiting a friend.
After the boy finished his milk
delivery, he attempted to reach a shot gun on the wall by placing
a kettle on the floor to stand on,
he slipped and the gun discharged killing him, the parents found
the boy later in the day when
they returned home.
HARDING, 64, the mayor of Pittston died at the City Hospital in
Wilkes Barre on
Wed, after an illness of 8 months..
15 July 1899
& Mrs H. C. MURRAY are rejoicing over the arrival of a 12
Margaret LACEY, died Monday at the home of M. M. TENNANT. She
was 68 yrs and had
been in poor health for some time with heart trouble. She was
buried in Black Walnut.
22 July 1899
E. VOSBURG has accepted a situation in the stone mill at Nicholson.
Isaac BORILLO of Blossburg, Tioga Co, died Monday as the results
of the fearful burns she
is alleged to have suffered at the hands of her husband on the
night of the 8th of July. The
husband, a well known barber, is now in the county jail at Wellsboro,
having been arrested on the
charge of attempting murder. The couple have not lived happily
together the past few years, the
cause was another married woman, who does not live with her husband.
Her husband had set fire
to her clothing and then held her hands to prevent her from putting
ELLSWORTH, mother of the Rev H. L. ELLSWORTH of Nichols, NY, died
Her husband and one son survive.
29 July 1899
marriage license was issued yesterday to Edward L. STRICTLAND
of South Auburn and
Augusta JACKSON of Skinner's Eddy.
Andrew HAPEMAN, of Athens, was badly burned by an explosion of
gasoline last Friday
and died 8 hrs later in the hospital. She was using the gasoline
to clean the carpet on the second
story room and for some unexplained reason it exploded.
Reuben OLIVER of Prospect Hill, who had been an invalid for some
time, died Wed. Burial
Sunnyside Cemetery. Her maiden name was Lydia BANNATYNE, she was
a sister of L. W.
BANNATYNE of this place. She is survived by her husband and five
children. One of her son's
was John OLIVER, a candidate for prothonotary on the Republican
& Mrs James FITCH and Mr & Mrs G. W. FRITZ of Scranton,
spent Thurs and Fri with
Daniel HANKINSON, 76, died at her home on Tues.
5 August 1899
& Mrs Albert SHAVER are proud parents of a new son, named
Ebenezer Jacob, on Tuesday.
3rd reunion of the GAY family will take place on the 30th at Falls.
12 August 1899
Edward FASSETT, 53, died at her home near Scotsville on Thursday,
she leaves a
husband, two sons and a daughter.
M. SINE, 79, died this morning at home. He was born in Scranton,
on 15 Oct 1820 and he
spent the better part of his life in Wyoming. He married Miss
Phebe LOTT, of Springville, in
1847, and they moved to Meshoppen. He was in the Milling business
at what was known as the
"Old Red Mill", he then became a partner in the "Sterling
Mill". His two sisters and one brother
were deceased. He left a widow and daughter, Mrs A. H. STERLING.
On 24 Dec 1897 they
celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. His burial was in Overfield
Cemetery. Mrs A. G.
GREGORY, and Mrs J. W. CARLIN of Tunkhannock, William M. SINE
and daughter of
Centremoreland, Mr & Mrs A. A. STERLING and C. W. STURDEVANT,
Wilkes Barre, Dr
PETTIT, Mrs PETTIT and daughter, of Phila, Mrs Charles CROSS of
Chester, Mrs Ruby
WATKINS, of Black Walnut and Mrs STARK of Nicholson all attended
the funeral on Monday.
BLIGHT, 69, of Towanda died last Sunday. He was superintendent
of the Barclay Railroad
and Long Valley Coal Co, he leaves a wife, one son and three daughters.
SCHOFIELD, a Methodist Episcopal minister at Camptown, died Saturday
after a short
illness. He leaves a wife and several children. Three years ago
he came to the Wyoming
conference from the south, first serving Mehoopany, then went
to Camptown in April.
STOUT, 21, of Stull, died in Wilkes Barre after jumping from the
Towanda excursion train
Sunday. He died the next day from a fractured skull. He kept the
books for the Trexler and
Turrell Lumber Co at Ricketts.
Mary Ethelyn VOSBURG, of Skinner's Eddy who is a student at the
Emerson College of
Oratory, Boston, will give a recital at the M. E. Church next
Alice PIERSON, who was a school teacher in Darby, PA has resided
in one homestead from
the day of her birth, 83 years ago. She is the only survivor of
LOTT, 74, died at the home of his son, Elmer LOTT in Forkston
19 Aug 1899
J. BRICKLEY of Athens, a brakeman on the Lehigh Valley, was killed
when he was
thrown from a box car at Leighton on Sunday.
ALLEN, 15, was struck and killed by the Black Diamond Express
at Ransom, on
G. REDMOND, 34 of Scottsville died 14 Aug after suffering for
nearly six years. He
leaves a wife, mother and father, several sisters. Interment North
2 Sept 1899
B. PORTER, C. S. FITCH and Wm. CHAMBERLAIN of Towanda, spent Thursday
E. BLANCHARD, a laboring man of about 38, shot and fatally wounded
MINGLE a man of nearly 70 years of age, and killed his wife, Mrs
BLANCHARD, as she stood
at her washtub then turned the weapon on himself. There had been
much trouble in the
BLANCHARD family for some time and they recently appeared before
the justice and agreed to
separate. Blanch was insanely jealous of a peddler who had boarded
with the family and angry
with MINGLE because he took Mrs BLANCHARD's part in their quarrels.
MINGLE was moved
to home of his daughter in Sayre and should recover. Mr BLANCHARD
had given his 14 year
old daughter, Lena two letters, one addressed to his sister, Miss
Flora BLANCHARD and the
other to the Evening News. The girl was frightened and tore up
the letters, the one to the
newspaper was found and pieced together.
9 Sept 1899
W. WINTERMUTE m/Miss Stella BRACE in Luzerne Boro, by his uncle
Rev I. B.
LEECH of Scranton, was drowned on Mon while swimming in Lake Winola,
he was subject
to cramps, which may have been the cause of death, he was a sign
painter by trade.
BUNNELL and Miss Anna GAY of Doolittle were married at Tunkhannock
16 Sept 1899
S. M. TOMPKINS is in Chicago caring for her sister, Mrs CAMPBELL.
WILLIAMS, who has been in the employee of D. A. BUNNEL, has gone
to join his cousin
in a western enterprise at DeKalb, IL.
B. M. PECK died at his home in Towanda last Saturday.
HARVEY, 13 years and Floyd JACKSON, 10 years met instant death
at Black Walnut
on Thursday, after being struck by engine 54 while crossing Lehigh
Valley tracks. Young
HARVEY lived with John FARR, a well to do farmer, since the first
of Dec. JACKSON was the
son of Allen JACKSON, a quarryman in Stroad's quarry at that place.
Floyd was buried at
Silvara, and HARVEY at Overfield. JACKSON leaves two little brothers
besides his parents and
HARVEY leaves a mother and two brothers in Phila and a sister
living with Solomon Walters at
23 Sept 1899
licenses have been issued for
Fred S. BENSON Scottsville Miss Nettie ALLEN Jenningsville
Earl F. BARROWCLIFT Tuscarora Miss Harriet E. PALMER Laceyville
W. H. BURCHARD Tunkhannock Iraetta MONELL Factoryville
The last couple was married Tuesday night in Tunkhannock.
30 Sept 1899
E. ALLEN has moved his family to Mehoopany.
Alfred VALENTINE of Lake Carey is caring for Mrs Harry BROWN who
seriously ill for some time.
VALENTINE and son William of Nicholson have rented the Pneuman
and expect to be ready for business on the 10th of Oct. Sylvester
will occupy the Decker house
recently vacated by T. W. SCULL and William expects to move his
family in the house now
occupied by J. J. SHANNON, while Jerm will move into the Crumaline
BAKER's house and
Crum will probably try farming in the vicinity of Kiserville.
7 Oct 1899
& Mrs G. W. GAYLORD of Russell Hill, have issued invitations
to the marriage of their
daughter, Jessie M. to William A. HOBBS, next Wed at noon. Note:
They were married on
11 Oct at the home of her parents in Russell Hill. Jessie was
their eldest daughter. Miss Lena
VALENTINE struck the notes of the wedding march. Rev PHILLIPS's
pastor of the Baptist
Church at Mehoopany, officiated. Bridesmaids were, Miss Susie
GAYLORD, sister of the bride
and Miss Maud FARR, Mr Leslie HOBBS, brother of the groom and
Mr Joe GAYLORD
brother of the bride, were best men. Some of their gifts; rose
wood rocker from Mr & Mrs R. C.
COOK, silver sugar shell and butter knife from Mrs C. I. NICHOLS;
gold berry spoon from
Theodore BUNNELL, Grandma GAYLORD $20 in gold...long list of gifts
14 Oct 1899
STONE has appointed Harry G. WILSON, coroner of Sullivan Co.
11 Oct friends and relatives assembled at the home of Mrs Sarah
SIGFRIED, at Vose for the
marriage of her daughter, Gusta to Crumaline BAKER of Meshoppen.
CONRAD, 21, died at the home of his father H. C. CONRAD today.
Samuel DEAN, 78, died at her home in Auburn Twp on Thursday.
CAMPBELL of Chicago, sister of Mrs Susan TOMPKINS, died last Tuesday,
suffering for several months with cancer.
21 Oct 1899
Harry BROWN, 55, died at her home on Tues. She had been a resident
of Meshoppen for
many years and a member of the Free Methodist church. She leaves
a husband Elmer H. one
daughter, Mrs L. A. MILLER of Sayre, three sisters, Mrs Hannah
LILEY of Sayre, Mrs Libbie
BAKER of Ashely and Mrs Adelia SMITH of Falls, three brothers,
L.A. SMITH of Falls, Merritt
SMITH of Waverly and Joel SMITH of Colorado Springs.
DORNBLAZER, died at the home of his son in Auburn Twp last night.
following marriage licenses were issued:
Charles N. CRAWFORD Tunkhannock Elsie T. BURCHARD Tunkhannock
Clyde E. LENOX " Minnie STRAIGHTS Bunnell Hill
Charles F. DEGRAW Eaton Mary J. SMITH Franklin
Joseph W. SQUIRE Keelersburg Jennie M. ROGERS Thurston
And BURCHARD were married Wed and Clyde LENOX and Minnie
STRAIGHTS were also married on Wed.
28 Oct 1899
P. TAYLOR, 67, died at his home in Laceyville on Monday.
RINEBOLD, his wife and son attended the golden wedding of Mr &
Mrs J. T. JENNINGS at
North Mehoopany on Wed.
SWEET died at his home Sat night. He leaves a wife, and the following
A. SWEET of NY city, George SWEET of Lock Haven, Wm. SWEET of
Scranton, Miss Emma
SWEET and Samuel J. SWEET of Denver, Colorado. Miss Florence TALLMAN
of Buffalo was
KINTNER, died at his home last night. He was born in Middle Smithfield
1820. When he was 8 he moved with his parents to Handover, two
years later to Lackawanna.
Later he came to the farm occupied by Warren KINTNER. Seventeen
years ago he moved to this
boro. He married 7 Nov 1844 to Miss Catherine LUCE who he buried
in 1873. Ten children
were born to them, five survive him. Mrs Wm. LESHER, Mrs Edward
PLACE, D. W. KINTNER
of Russell Hill and J. H. KINTNER and Mrs F. D. BUNNELL of this
boro. On 26 Dec 1874 he
married Miss Margariet CRIGER who survives him.
4 Nov 1899
marriage license has been issued to Abraham Lincoln PUTERBAUGH
of Scottsville and
Miss Emma CRAIG of Silvara, Bradford Co.
marriage license has also been issued to Charles B. THOMSON and
Mrs Angie KEENEY,
both of Braintrim Twp.
Nellie SHAUT married Judge E. M. DUNHAM of Laporte on Wed 1 Nov
at the home of
her mother, Mrs Eliza M. DODGE, Towanda.
DEEGAN, fireman, of Dushore, and Fred ROBINSON, brakeman, of Towanda,
death Thurs night when the boiler of their locomotive exploded
11 Nov 1899
HOAGLAND, son of Justice C. O. HOAGLAND, of Waverly, married Miss
of this place in Chemung, NY a few days ago.
18 Nov 1899
HOMET, 75, one of the wealthiest farmers of Bradford Co, died
on Tues at Homet's Ferry
after an illness of two days.
25 Nov 1899
J. HARDING of Tunkhannock has been admitted to practice law at
Luzerne County bar.
HAGGERTY, a farmer at RIENZI, Bradford co, took a large dose of
laudanum Sat evening
and died during the night.
& Mrs L. E. HEWITT returned Tues from Candor, NY where they
attending the funeral of
Mr HEWITT's father.
A. CONNELL, 39, son of congressman Wm. CONNELL of Scranton, died
Tues morning at
the Scranton Private Hospital were he had been ill for several
days with pneumonia.
Charity ROSENGRANT, 75, wife of Volney ROSENGRANT of Vose, died
She leaves her husband, one son, three daughters. The funeral
was held at the Brick Church in
2 Dec 1899
LYON of Spring Hill and Miss Katharine WILSON were married at
the home of the
9 Dec 1899
J. BILES moved his family to Mehoopany Thursday.
SMITH of Rochester, NY is soliciting subscriptions to a county
directory. It will be
complete in every respect, with a map of the county, the place
of residence of every individual
plainly indicated upon it and all roads carefully laid out.
LOTT, wife of the late Frank J. LOTT, died at her home on Academy
St, Scranton on
7 Dec. Funeral services at the M. E. Church on Monday with interment
in the Overfield
Cemetery. She is mourned by her parents and one brother and her
marriage license was issued this week to Adolphie CHAMPLUVIER
and Mrs Eva
CHAMPLUVIER, both of Auburn.
funeral of Theron VAUGHN on Sunday was well attended.
and Mrs N. A. KINEB, had a son on 13 Dec.
BUNNELL, died at his home on Craig Hill Tuesday.
G. WALTERS died at his home in Tunkhannock yesterday. He was a
conductor on the
Montrose branch of the Lehigh Valley.
David COLE, 89, died Monday at the home of her daughter Mrs Wm.
Samuel TEWKSBURY, 95, died at the home of her son, Smith TEWKSBURY
night. The funeral was held at South Auburn.
23 Dec 1899
S. KINNER, district attorney of Wyoming Co married Miss Jessie
BUCK on Wednesday at
the home of the bride's parents in Tunkhannock.
J. KOONS, 45, of Lemon Twp was fatally stabbed last Tuesday night
at the home of Wm.
CLARK by Otis WHIPPLE. There had been difficulty between KOONS
and WHIPPLE for some
time over a woman...the wife of WHIPPLE. Mr KOONS was the son
of James KOONS of
Tunkhannock and leaves a wife and two children.
6 Jan 1900
ST CLAIR, 65, of Eaton Twp was found dead Thurs at Phinney's cider
Eatonville. He had been living with his son, Bert and wandered
off with his illness of the grip.
16 Jan 1900
PINNOCK and his wife are rejoicing over the arrival of a daughter.
23 Jan 1900
C. CORTRIGHT, a Lehigh fireman residing at Sayre, died Friday
from typhoid fever.
He was born in Laceyville 1879.
GRAY now has four prisoners in his charge, Otis WHIPPLE, James
RILEY and James TRACEY. Smith was charged with assault and battery,
RILEY and TRACEY
caught in the act of robbing a general store at Nicholson.
30 Jan 1900
& Mrs Wm. SHOEMAKER of Elmira had a son on 22 Jan 1900.
COLE died of heart disease in Meshoppen yesterday. He was 39 and
leaves a wife and two
6 Feb 1900
Susan EVANS, 53, died at Laceyville this morning.
Minnie BARLOW, formerly of Meshoppen, married Louis P. WEDEMAN,
attorney, on 20 Jan 1900, at the home of the bride's mother in
Brooklyn, NY. Miss BARLOW
had recently returned from a course of study at Liege, Belgium.
Dennis BRADY, 67, died at her home in Skinner's Eddy on Monday.
She was buried in the
Catholic Cemetery at this place on Wed.
13 Feb 1900
S. VOSBURG returned from New Mexico last evening and is visiting
his parents at this place.
BAKER, of Meshoppen, married Miss Florence TROWBRIDGE of Jenningsville
Presbyterian parsonage on Wed.
& Mrs Wesley ARNTS of Noxen and George ARNTS of Pen Argyl,
Northampton Co, were
in town this week to attend the funeral of their sister, Mrs EVANS
who was buried at Laceyville
20 Feb 1900
& Mrs J. H. KINTNER had a son born to them on Sat, 17 Feb.
Julia CHAFFEE, 79, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs Hiram
FULLER on Sunday.
The funeral was held at Potterville, Bradford Co.
27 Feb 1900
BLAKESLEE of Mauch Chunk, formerly president of the Montrose Railway,
his 84th birthday on the 10th.
number of friends attended the funeral of Mrs D. A. WHITCOMB at
Laceyville last Monday.
6 March 1900
WRIGHT fell from a quarry to the river bank at Laceyville today
and was killed. He was
the son of Geo. WRIGHT.
H. MORGAN, 60, was killed by the Lehigh Valley train 31 at Tunkhannock
13 March 1900
DEAN died at his home on Jersey Hill.
20 March 1900
Mason BROWN, 85, died at her home in Wyalusing Sunday night.
VAN AUKEN, postmaster at White's Ferry has sent in his resignation
to the fourth
assistant postmaster general, to take effect 1 Apr. Mr VAN AUKEN
is going to move away.
BROWN went up to Wyalusing to attend the funeral of his aunt,
Mrs Harriet BROWN.
Mrs B. R. BUNNELL and Mrs W. L. FRANCE also attended the funeral.
VOSBURG and his wife of Skinner's Eddy spent Sunday with the former's
parents at this
Conrad KRAUS, associate judge of Sullivan Co, died at his home
near Dushore last
Sunday. His death was caused by the injury from a fall from a
wagon, which resulted in a rupture
of a blood vessel.
27 March 1900
R. GAY will move to Mill City.
BRADY is moving his family to Brooklyn, NY.
3 Apr 1900
& Mrs Fred PNEUMAN have returned to their home in Silver Plume,
CO. Miss Maud
JAYNE who will visit her father at Gunnison City, Co, accompanied
R. W. CAMERON moved his family to Clark's Summit on Tuesday. He
is a first class dentist.
Amanda GEORGE, 78, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs J. H.
ROFF in NJ on Sunday.
She was buried in Nanticoke. She was the mother of W. H. GEORGE
of this place and leaves
two sons and five daughters. A granddaughter, Lucetta GEORGE also
attended the funeral.
GAYMON of Phila recently died in CO where he had gone for his
health. He lived for a
number of years in the family of Samuel Jenkins and was a stone
cutter by trade. He leaves a wife
and three children.
KITHCART, 7 yrs, son of Mrs Joan ROWE was killed by the eastbound
Express, Tuesday. He had been standing on the tracks watching
a freight train on the opposite
10 Apr 1900
3 months old, daughter of Mr & Mrs J. G. HAHN died Thursday.
SHALES, father of Mrs W. S. DAVIS of this place, died at East
Lemon on Sunday.
Mr & Mrs W. S. DAVIS and Mr & Mrs Joseph WELCH attended
J. MC NAMARA and wife went to Troy, Bradford Co, on Saturday to
attend the funeral of
Mr MC NAMARA's grandmother.
Taylor GRIFFIN, who for some years, has conducted a photograph
establishment in Wilkes
Barre has sold out to Mr SEIGFRIED, who has had charge of the
gallery for about a month, and
will devote his attention to the Scranton Art Co, in which he
and his brothers have become
17 Apr 1900
R. H. ELY, 62, died at her home in Laceyville on Wed.
Jacob DECKER, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs Henry MICHAELS,
Lucia FASSETT, 80, died at her home of consumption, at Scottsville
on Thursday. She was
the daughter of the late Major John FASSETT and is survived by
a sister, Mrs J. T. Jennings of
Mehoopany. Interment in Scottsville Cemetery.
Elmer R. BURGESS, died at her home in Forkston on Monday. She
had been ill for two
years with cancer. She is survived by her husband, one daughter,
Nellie who lived at home and
two sons, Delbert of Forkston and Henderson of Ransom. Burial
in the Folkston Cemetery.
1 May 1900
& Mrs W. M. COLT had a daughter 6 May.
of interest in here or papers missing)
5 June 1900
& Mrs Cory JAYNE had a son on 3 June.
12 June 1900
HANKINSON, 80, died at his home yesterday.
19 June 1900
license issued to Willis Thomas LEE, of Chicago and Miss Mary
Mehoopany; also to Carl A. BLOOM of Mehoopany and Miss Mary Isabel
BANNATYNE and Miss Lulu BOWMAN will be married at the home of
parents on Bunnell Hill tomorrow.
26 June 1900
at the home of the bride's mother at Russell Hill on Wed, 20 June,
Wm. H. BOWMAN
of Taylor, PA and Miss Sarah SIEGFRIED.
3 July 1900
Frank Masters, 40, died at her home in Sayre last Saturday. Interment
took place in Jersey
10 July 1900
Theresa OSBORNE, 83, died at her home on Sunday. She left a son,
and one daughter, Mrs J. F. ARNTS. Interment Overfield cemetery.
& Mrs Albert BULLARD, had a daughter born on the 4th of July
17 July 1900
SICKLER, 9 yrs, was run over by a train at Factoryville on Thursday.
The boy's mother
had died 8 years ago last Thursday.
24 July 1900
TURNER, of Ransom, was killed by a train on Friday. He is survived
by a wife and two
CONRAD, 76, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs R. C. CLAYTON
on Craig Hill.
He is survived by sons, Phillip of Silver Lake, NJ, Albert, of
Scranton, Leslie, a soldier in the
Phillippines, daughters, Mrs Mary MAYER, of Binghamton, Mrs Lucy
RENSHAW and Mrs R.
C. CLAYTON of Craig Hill.
31 July 1900
& Mrs George SHANNON had a daughter on 26 July.
7 Aug 1900
Ruth BULLARD has gone to NY to fill the position at the Presbyterian
held by Miss Mattie KINTNER.
BEST, father-in-law of F. R. KINTNER, formerly of Mehoopany was
thrown from a wagon
by a run away team at Towanda yesterday and probably fatally injured.
Mrs KINTNER was
thrown from the same wagon but escaped uninjured.
fatal accident occurred at Lovelton on Sat evening, by which Mrs
Walter WINTERMUTE lost
her life, and Mr & Mrs W. R. WARD were severely injured. They
had all been on Bartlett
Mountain for huckleberries and returning home when the lower stringer
on the wagon they were
riding in broke letting the wagon with contents spilled into the
creek, twenty feet below. The
wagon fell on the women. Mrs WINTERMUTE 's back was broken and
her skull crushed. She
leaves a husband and two small children, a boy and a girl.
Mattie D. KINTNER, 24, daughter of Julius A. KINTNER of this place
died in the
Presbyterian hospital in NY on Sunday from injuries received by
being thrown from a trolley car
in NY on Thursday. She held a position in the Presbyterian Home
for Aged Women on 73rd St.
MAYBE of Towanda was found dead on the tracks between Homet's
Ferry and Wyalusing.
He was a bricklayer and mason and had lived in Towanda for the
past 12 years.
TURNER, 12, son of Postmaster and Mrs D. M. TURNER, met his death
after drowning. He was in a boat with a friend, the son of Editor
PARSONS when it capsized,
the PARSONS boy could swim but TURNER could not.
14 Aug 1900
& Mrs O. D. WOLFF had a son, born on 11 Aug.
Mattie PNEUMAN attended the VOSE family reunion at Spencer, NY
E. C. DAVIDSON, 27, died at her home on Saturday.
21 Aug 1900
REYNOLDS, 26, son of N. W. REYNOLDS, was killed by the cars on
Wyalusing. He was a graduate of Mansfield State Normal School,
a member of Triton Hose Co
of Tunkhannock and also of Co M 13th Regt N. G. P. He is survived
by his parents, his sister,
Effie and brother Marshall.
28 Aug 1900
O. DEAN, a well known residents of Waverly died Sat in the dentist
chair while having
his teeth extracted, under the influence of anesthesia.
4 Sept 1900
H. SMITH, 58 or (38) editor of the Benton Argus, died suddenly
Friday while seated at
his desk. (Hard to read year)
11 Sept 1900
are out announcing the approaching marriage of Miss Della Eleanor
BRIGGS and William
Truman BURGESS at West Pittston, Sept 18th.
HENNING, daughter of Mr & Mrs George HENNING, announce her
marriage to Edward
FASSETT of Scottsville at their home on Thursday.
& Mrs T. J. MC NAMARA announced the birth of a daughter on
18 Sept 1900
Fannie PNEUMAN, 80, widow of the late Andrew PNEUMAN died Monday.
Edward QUINN married Miss Margaret MURPHY of Silver Lake, Susquehanna
in the catholic church. They were attended by Miss Margaret RILEY
of Binghamton and John H.
REDDING of this place.
25 Sept 1900
Sally Ann GUILE, 83, widow of the late Horace GUILE, died at the
home of her son, John
GUILE in Auburn on Sat.
2 Oct 1900
500 Welsh miners have left the Wyoming and Lackawanna Valleys
since the strike. Some of
them have gone to the far west, but many have returned to Wales.
STRUTMAN, 12, of Laurel Run died in the Pittston Hospital after
attempting to jump on
a train to steal a ride. He was hit by the Black Diamond Express.
9 Oct 1900
PECKOVER has resigned his position here and will move to Canada.
16 Oct 1900
Bessie DOTY was given a surprise 15th birthday party by N. A.
DOTY on Sat.
Melinda Hicks BEERS, 77, widow of the late Jerome BEERS of Mehoopany
died at the
home of her daughter, Mrs J. Morgan BROWN at Wyalusing Thursday.
She is survived by four
children, one son and three daughters, Fred of Sugar Run, Mrs
J. MORGAN of Wyalusing, Mrs
W. F. TRANSURE of Skinner's Eddy and Mrs Williard KEITHLINE of
William N. JENNINGS of Wilkes Barre is a sister. Interment in
ELLIS is moving his family to Moosic.
W. W. SHOEMAKER and little daughter Elmira are visiting her parents,
Mr & Mrs W. S.
DUNAM sentenced James TERRY, 50, to 11 yrs solitary confinement
in the Eastern
Penitentiary, a fine of $500 and the costs of prosecution for
killing his brother, D. Conklin
TERRY. The crime took place on 16 July and he died a few days
23 Oct 1900
WALKER of Nicholson was found dead on the tracks in North Scranton
on Monday. It
was said he attempted to hop a freight.
30 Oct 1900
P. JOHNSON and Miss Rose HARRIS of Trucksville, PA were married
at the M.E. Parsonage
Elizabeth KEOUGH, 56, of Auburn Twp died last Sat.
five year old son of A. I. WINANS died this afternoon after an
illness of five days.
A. BUNNELL and Miss Anna MC GAVIN were married at the Catholic
Auburn last Wed. An elegant reception was given at the home of
the bride's parents.
KELLEY, 6 yrs of age, son of Mr & Mrs T. F. KELLEY, died suddenly
He had acute inflammation of the stomach and died in a few hours.
6 Nov 1900
COMPTON of Meshoppen Twp met with a terrible accident while hunting
near Auburn last
Thursday. He stepped upon a stump to watch his dog, and placed
the buttstock of the gun on the
stump near his feet, resting the barrels across one arm. The gun
slipped off the stump, striking one
of the hammers discharged the weapon. His left hand was terribly
mangled and his right wrist
badly lacerated. His brother Matthew was with him and took him
to the home of Thomas
O'NEIL. He was then carried to the Dr and put in the hospital.
WANDALL, 75, an aged resident of Mehoopany was stuck and killed
by an express
train, last Tuesday. He was the brother of HEMPSTREET and Major
WANDALL and had 17
brothers and sisters, three of which are still living.
COMPTON is now up and around and able to dress and feed himself
with one hand.
WINANS is moving his family to Hackettstown, NJ, were his daughters
will work in the
George AVERY has received word of the sudden death of her sister-in-law,
HUTCHINSON of Hackettstown, NJ, wife of Rev. Charles HUTCHINSON
who has preached
at the M.E. Church recently.
KELLEY of Kalispell, Mont. Is visiting at his old home here. This
is the first trip east in
D. KINTNER has been appointed jury commissioner to fill the vacancy
caused by the death
of Horton WOOD.
23 Nov 1900
GALLAGER, 14 yrs old, a young lad living with Robert COSTELLO
in Auburn met his
death in a peculiar manner on Monday. While the family was away
from the house for the day the
boy took a pair of 3 year old colts to water with one of the halters
securely fastened about his
waist. His body was discovered in the woods hours later, caught
around a tree by the halter with
the colt held fast. Frank had many injuries as well as a fractured
skull and had been dead for some
time. He had been taken from the poor house in Lackawanna Co to
live with the COSTELLO
DE WITT and Miss Annie MANSFIELD of Jenningsville were married
at the Baptist
30 Nov 1900
Michael MALOY died at her home in Phila on Thursday and will be
buried there on Sat.
She was the daughter of Mr & Mrs John MC CABE of this place.
Mr MC CABE and son John
went to that city to attend the funeral.
NESKY, 8 yrs old, son of Jacob NESKY of Wyausing, fell from the
attic window of an
unfinished house on Monday. The distance was 30 feet and the fall
broke his neck.
O. ESSER is been seriously ill with cancer of the stomach and
has to give up his position as
Superintendent of the PA and NY Division of the Lehigh Valley
14 Dec 1900
& Mrs John CORTRIGHT had a daughter last Sunday.
21 Dec 1900
KELLEY of Jenningsville and Miss Rosetta SHOEMAKER of Meshoppen
on Saturday, 15 Dec.
4 Jan 1901
John DONOVAN died in Pasadena, CA. She had been an invalid for
some years and her
husband sold his interest in a mercantile business at Laceyville
and took his family to CA for her
health. She lived only 24 hrs after they arrived, unable to rally
from the fatigue of the journey.
She leaves a husband and two small children.
WALTER and Miss Flora WHITE of Tunkhannock were married at the
home of the bride's
parents on Christmas.
Christmas wedding, Miss Grace SHOEMAKER married Alvah KREWSON
at the home of R. C. SHOEMAKER at Scottsville.
11 Jan 1901
DOOLY was struck and killed by a train on Wed.
Judson LOVE, 33, died Wed in her home in Wilkes Barre. She was
a sister of John, James
and Jacob ARNTS. She is survived by her husband and two daughters,
Minnie and Madge.
PREVOST has sold his farm at Vose and has left with his family
to make their future home
KEENEY, died suddenly at Skinner's Eddy on Monday. He leaves a
wife and three small
18 Jan 1901
Wm. BREWER, 30, died at her home in Wilkes Barre last evening.
PLACE, 86, died at his home in Auburn Twp yesterday and will be
buried in Jersey Hill
26 Jan 1901
remains of Alonzo OVERFIELD of Brooklyn, NY were interred in the
STERLING of this place and Miss Lizzie JONES of Wilkes Barre were
married last Wed.
2 Feb 1901
T. B. VOSBURG died at her home at Skinner's Eddy Thursday, burial
will be in the
9 Feb 1901
SCHUMANN, an eccentric hermit, was found frozen to death in his
cottage near Honesdale
J. FOOTE, 69, died last Saturday after an accident. He was with
his son obtaining wood
when a log swerved catching Mr FOOTE, his son was able to release
him and went for help but
he died about 25 minutes later, never speaking a word. He is survived
by his wife and ten children.
He was the mail carrier between Forkston and Kasson Brook and
had lived in that area for 30
16 Feb 1901
C. I. LACEY died at Laceyville on Tuesday.
LACEY, 70, died at his home in Laceyville on Tuesday and was burried
23 Feb 1901
WELCH and his wife attended the WELCH/RAFFERTY wedding at Auburn
WELCH of this place, married Miss Katie RAFFERTY, at the Auburn
Church on Tuesday.
C. C. COLES, editor of "Storms and Signs" died at his
home in Kingston on Saturday.
2 March 1901
A. KENELLER of Colley, Sullivan Co was instantly killed on Wed,
while cutting a tree
with his brother Wesley. The tree fell backwards catching Charles
Elias MOWERY, 35, died at her home near Springville, on Thursday.
Nicholas STERLING, 72, died at her home on Sunday.
WELLS, 25 years, died on Thursday, at Boulder, CO. He had been
ill with pulmonary
troubles for some time. One sister, Miss Bertha WELLS, of Towanda,
survives him. Interment
was in Boulder. He was a well known base ball player, pitching
for the Towanda YMCA teams.
14 March 1901
M. STILWELL and his wife, attended the golden wedding of Willis
WALKER and his wife,
at Laceyville on Monday.
Margaret HENRY, 86, widow of Geo. HENRY, died at her home in Vose,
on Wed, 6
March, interment was at Vose Cemetery.
BUSH, 12, died at her home in Vose on Thursday, she was the daughter
of Mr & Mrs
G. G. VANBRYCK, his wife and son, of Cambria, Wyoming were in
town on Friday. The
doctor was formerly from this place.
21 March 1901
infant daughter of Mr & Mrs Elmer BAKER, of Vose, died on
Wed. Interment will be in
Overfield Cemetery on Friday.
29 March 1901
Mary MC GEE, abt 85 years of age, died at the Warren Street Hotel,
on Monday, of old age.
R. SIMS, formerly of this place, died suddenly at his home in
Hastings, Neb. on 19 March.
He moved from here 23 years ago and was one of the first settlers
in that area. He was a
contractor and builder, and is survived by his wife, two sons
and brothers, William of Dalton, PA
and John W. of Skinner's Eddy. three sisters, Mrs J. BOWMAN of
this place, Mrs Frank
SWARTZ of Dunmore and Mrs Frank ALLINSON of West Pittston.
Monday, a double funeral was held at Shunk, Sullivan Co. Malford
WILLIAMS of Shunk,
82, formerly of Burlington, Bradford Co, died Saturday, 16 March.
His wife, Mary Jane
WILLIAMS, 74, died very suddenly on Friday, 15 March. They had
been married for over 57
years. They were burried in one grave in the Shunk Cemetery, New
4 Apr 1901
N. PURDON died on Sunday, 31 March, at his home in Tunkhannock.
He was born in
Scotland in 1831 and lived in Tunkhannock for 17 years.
& Mrs Oatis LA FRANCE of Bunnell Hill had bury their 6 week
old son on Saturday.
licenses have been issued to Harry A. RANDEL of Noxen and Nellie
Frankling Twp, also to Ceilan HULBERT and Miss Mary MILLER of
RUFF, 79, died on Tuesday, 18 March due to old age. He was born
Germany and came here with his parents at the age of 9.
WINANS, 66, died at the home of his brother, Charles, on Tuesday.
He was born in
Meshoppen and leaves a wife and two children, Mrs Frank HARRIS
of Hastings, Neb and Vernie
WINANS of Nicholson, PA. Interment was in the Overfield Cemetery.
Henry Wisner SMITH, 90, died at the home of his son, in Talmage,
Kansas on 17 March.
He was a native of this country, having been born in Laceyville.
He moved to Kansas in 1874.
CROCKER, 67, died at Montrose on 27 March. He is survived by his
wife and two
daughters. He was a mail agent on the Montrose railroad.
11 Apr 1901
marriage license was issued to Sterling SMITH of Nichelson and
Esther BUTTON of
ROSS of Laceyville was found dead on the tracks at Wysox last
Friday. He was about
26 years old and the son of Ferdinand ROLLS, of Laceyville.
C. H. DANA, 74, of Tunkhannock, died at Barto, FL on Monday 1
Apr, his daughter Clara
was with him at the time.
CHAMBELIN, 75, a life on resident of Wyalusing Twp, died at his
home on Vaughn Hill
on 27 March, of pneumonia.
GREGORY, of Laceyville, died at his home on Tuesday, 9 Apr. He
leaves a wife and two
sons, three daughters. H. F. and S. W. GREGORY, Mrs G. F. CARLIN,
Mrs W. E.
SHOEMAKER, and Miss Blennie all of whom reside in Laceyville.
Interment in the Lacey Street
R. JOHNSON, 81, died of pneumonia. He was born on Lacey Street
where his parents were pioneer settlers, when they took up a state
patent of land. He married in
the early 1840's to Sally Ann CORY, who died 30 years ago. Two
children were born, Edward
JOHNSON who lives on the old homestead where George died and Julia
A. now Mrs J. B.
OVERFIELD of this place. For the past 19 years had lived with
Postmaster and Mrs
OVERFIELD. Interment in the Lacey Street Cemetery on Sunday.
18 Apr 1901
JAYNE, 84, of Russell Hill died on 12 Apr.
H. M. PEASE, who has officiated as pastor of the Eatonville Baptist
church for several
years, has resigned his pastorate there and accepted a call from
daughters of S. I. TRIEBLE and wife, of Vosburg, have died with
Thodore HART, editor of the Pittston Gazette, and Postmaster of
Pittston, died on Saturday
after an illness of two weeks with rheumatism.
Frank H. CRANMER of Powell, was killed on Sunday while crossing
the tracks with her
husband and friends in Wilkes Barre. Her husband was injured,
but the friends, Mr & Mrs Morris
O'CONNELL were both killed.
2 May 1901
& Mrs Ernie LOVE had a daughter on 24 Apr.
son was born to Mr & Mrs Grant VAN GORDON on 24 Apr.
Chas. H. DRAKE, 45, died at North Mehoopany on Sunday, 28 Apr.
S. BUNNELL of Meshoppen married Miss Lena M. STARK at East Lemon
at the home of the bride's father, Loren STARK.
LA FRANCE, of Bunnell Hill, married Miss Jennie SNOVER of Doolittle,
W. PRICE, 1 year, son of Mr & Mrs J. G. PRICE, died at home
in Dixon on Wednesday.
BILLINGS, the young son of Mr & Mrs R. E. BILLINGS of Tunkhannock,
after a sever illness.
SYNDER, was killed by a train at Troy, PA last Sunday.
DIXON, 76, died in Tunkhannock. He was the brother of Henry and
For a short period of time he resided in Illinois.
9 May 1901
Katherine HAYES died on Monday at the home of her daughter, Mrs
T. DACEY in Sayre.
She was born in County Cork, Ireland on Good Friday in 1796 and
came to this country 30 years
16 May 1901
Harry Emil DAWSON, 36, of North Scranton, died on Monday, 13 May,
at the home of his
brother, Attorney Charles W. DAWSON. He was the son of Thomas
A. and Rowena Farman
DAWSON. He was born in Black Walnut, 5 Jan 1865. He is survived
by his wife, and three
sisters, Mrs Charles KINNEY of Black Walnut, Mrs Fred E. STONE
of Scranton, and Miss
Susan DAWSON of Scranton. Interment was in the Overfield Cemetery.
M. LULL, 60, ex-postmaster of Sayre, died at that place on Sunday.
He was a veteran of
the Civil War. Interment was at Sunnyside Cemetery.
J. ANGLE, Esq, 42, one of the best known lawyers of Bradford Co,
died at his home on
Monday, in Towanda. His death was probably due to an overdose
of acetanilide, a drug he took
for his insomnia.
23 May 1901
Lydia MAYNARD, an aged lady, died at her home on East Tioga St,
due to paralysis.
JAYNE, born 20 June 1812, died last Saturday due to heart failure.
He was one of a family
of 12, only three of whom are living, John JAYNE of Nimble, Wm.
JAYNE of Carney and Polly
KINNEY of Laceyville. He leave a wife and four children, Chas.
A. JAYNE of West Auburn,
Mrs C. F. HAHN, Mrs D. S. ROBERTS, and Mrs E. H. WELLS all of
Meshoppen. His mother
was a BUNNELL. Interment was in the Overfield Cemetery.
William W. GRANT, principal of Scranton high school, dropped dead
on Thursday while
talking to his physiology class.
W. HERMAN, a well know farmer, of Eaton, died at his home on Sunday.
He was a
veteran of the Civil War.
HUNTER, 55, of Mill City, committed suicide last Thursday, by
hanging himself in his
house. It was believed he was suffering from temporary insanity.
30 May 1901
Washington ST CLAIR, of Tunkhannock, died Thursday. She was the
Mrs Joseph HOUSEL of Gravel Hill.
EWING, 60, of Elmira died on Friday ,at the East Towanda train
depot. He was a tobacco
salesman out of Rochester, NY.
Myra Bartolett DAVIS, 61, wife of Enos DAVIS, died on Saturday
at her home in
Mehoopany. She is survived by her husband and two sisters, four
children had died previously.
Louisa HUNSINGER, 80, of Mehoopany, died on Thursday, 23 May of
paralysis. She was
the daughter of the late Oliver VOSE, of Forkston. She would have
been 81 on 15 June.
JAYNE, 89, died on 18 May. Interment was in the Overfield Cemetery.
He is survived by
his wife, Margaret Hankinson JAYNE.
DE GRAW, a well-to-do farmer of Thurston Hollow, Eaton Twp, Wyoming
his life on Thursday, by taking strychnine, which resulted in
funeral of Thomas GILL, 63, of Meshoppen Twp, was held at the
Catholic Church on
Monday. He leaves a wife and three daughters to mourn him.
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