Historical Society of the United Methodist Church Genealogy Section

ABSTRACTS OF VITAL STATISTICS
Christian Advocate New York Edition
January 1879 - December 1880
       
April 1879
Christian Advocate New York Edition - April 1879
 

April 3, 1879

BENNETT, Henry C., d. Mar. 24, 1879, San Francisco, journalist, U.S. pensions agent.

BOWMAN, Matilda Hartman, d. Feb. 21, 1879, b. Mar. 17, 1821, York, Pa., m. Thomas BOWMAN, Jul. 1840, dau. of John & Mary HARTMAN.

BRADLEY, Frank, d. Mar. 27, 1879, Nacoochee, Ga., miner in Ga., killed in gold mine accident.

CROFT, Joseph Joel, d. Mar. 27, 1879, Peekskill, N.Y.

DeKOVEN, James, d. Mar. 19, 1879, Racine, Wisc., Episcopalian minister, Dean Racine Coll., apoplexy.

EDDEY, John Valentine, d. Mar. 14, 1879, Brooklyn, age 63 yr

ELLIOTT, Judge, d. Mar. 26, 1879, Frankfort, Ky., judge of Ky court of appeals, assasinated by Col. Thomas BUFORD.

GRAW, Mrs. d. Mar. 21, 1879, Indianapoiis, age 82 yr., moth. of J.B. GRAW, J.J. GRAW, Mrs. J. ROTHWEILER.

GROSVENOR, Cyrus P., d. Mar, 1879, Albion, Mich., b. Grafton, Mass., age 87 yr., Baptist minister.

HATFIELD, Izora, d. Feb. 8, 1879, Platt Co., Ill., b. May 25 1855, Madison Co., Ohio, dau. of William & C.A. HATFIELD.

MORTLAND, Annie E., d. Livingston, N.Y., b. New Vernon, N.J., age 30 yr., m. J.H. MORTLAND, dau of William BEDELL.

PATTERSON, John C., d. Feb. 15, 1879, Fairfield, N.J., age 88 yr., m. Sarah RIDDLE, 1814, dau. of John RIDDLE, vet. of War of 1812.

PRINCE Waldemar, d. Mar. 27, 1879, Germany, son of Prince Frederick William, g.son of Queen Victoria, heart disease.

RANYARD, Mrs., d. Mar. 1879, Longon, formost woman worker in Eng.

RHOADES, Levi M., New York City, m. Isabella HOLLY, New York City, Mar. 26, 1879, by Rev. DEEMS, fath of bride Edward B. HOLLY.

SCHOEMANN, George Fredric, d. Mar. 27, 1879, Greifswald Univ. Germany, German philosop[her, archaelogist.

TIFFANY, Comfort, d. 1879, Baltimore, leader of 1st Meth choir.

VALERY, Joseph, d. Mar. 27, 1879, Florence, Italy, French senator.

WILSON, George W., N.J. conf., m. Ida ABBOTT, Unionville, Gloucester Co, N.J., Mar. 5, 1879, by Rev. S.M. HUDSON, fath. of groom Thomas W. WILSON.

WINSLOW, David C., d. Mar. 27, 1879, Brooklyn, age 60 yr., U.S. Commissioner.

 

April 10, 1879

BARNES, William H., d. Apr. 2, 1879, Auburn, N.Y., lived in Boylston, N.Y.

BONEPARTE, Madame Patterson, d. Apr. 4, 1879, Baltimore, age 95 yr., m. Jerome BONEPARTE, Dec. 25, 1803.

COLBY, Gardner, d. Apr. 2, 1879, Boston, leading dry-goods merchant.

CRONK, Delos, Hartford, N.Y., m. Isabel DAICY, Hartford, N.Y. Mar. 20, 1879, by Rev. S. McKEAN.

HAYDEN, Nelson, m. Josephine NEWTON, West Ferrisburgh, Vt., Mar. 26, 1879, by Rev. George W. HUGHES.

HOUGH, John, d. Apr. 1879, Mercer Co., N.J., P.E. of Dover Dist., apoplexy.

JOHNSON, Frederick, Brownville, Sullivan Co., N.Y., m. Mrs. Emma M. REED, West Brownville, Sullivan Co., N.Y., Mar. 26, 1879, by Rev. W.F. DeWITT.

TODD, W.M., d. Mar. 27, 1879, Brinkley, Ark., killed in cold blood for preaching Gospel.

VANINWEGEN, Philip, Sullivan Co., N.Y., m. Libbie YORK, Ellen ville, Ulster Co., N.Y., Mar. 26, 1879, by Rev. W.F. De WITT.

VANLABELE, M., d. Mar., 30, 1879, Paris, historian, newspaper editor.

WILLIAMS, T.J., d. Mar. 1879, Cambridge, Md., son of Enos WILLIAMS.

WOOD, George B., d. Mar. 30, 1879, Philadelphia, age 82 yr., eminent physician, author, prof. Phila. coll. of pharmacy, pres. of Am. philosophical soc.

WYATT, William, d. Mar. 19, 1879, Albany, N.Y., age 67 yr., m. dau. of Reuben REYNOLDS, fath. of Lizzie ABBOTT, who m. William P. ABBOTT, A.H. WYATT, Mrs. FERGUSON.

 

April 17, 1879

BALDWIN, J. Charles, Boothe's Corner, Dela. Co., Pa., m. Helen C. LYBRAND, Cedarville, Chester Co., Pa., Mar. 20, 1879, by Rev. George W. LYBAND, fath. of bride.

BEAUCLERK, Amelius, c. Apr. 1879, English Rear Admiral, burned to death.

BRANCH, Hester, d. Apr. 9. 1879, Port Kent, Essex Co., N.Y., m. L.B. BRANCH, paralysis.

BROWN, Samuel, d. Feb. 19, 1879, Eng., age 68 yr.s, English Methodist minister.

BURNHAM, Alfred A., d. Apr. 11, 1879, Windham, Conn., former legislator to U.S. Cong. & Conn. House of Rep.

CHEESMAN, John P., Candem, N.J., m. Sue B. HANNOLD, Swedesborg, N.J., Apr. 10, 1879, by Rev. A.M. LAKE.

COTTIER, John, d. Apr. 10, 1879, Brooklyn, b. 1807, Peel, Isle of Man, prominent layman.

EDWARDS, Cyrus, d. Apr. 6, 1879, Newark, N.J., helped organize St. Paul's, Newark, Church, 1853, prominent layman, manufacturer.

GARBETT, James, d. Apr. 1879, Chicester, Eng., age 78 yr., archdeacon of Epis. church, author, profound theologian.

GRAFF, Joseph B., Phila. conf., m. Emma L. TRUMBAUER, Quakertorn, Pa., Apr. 1, 1879, by Rev. G.W.F. GRAFF, assisted by Rev. H.T. TWIGG.

GREATSINGER, Christian, fun. Mar. 23, 1879, Elmira, N.Y., organizer of Meth. societies.

MAXWELL, Robert, d. Mar. 1879, Bedford, Eng., age 69 yr., Eng. Meth. minister.

NELLES, Miss, Cobourg, Can., m. K.D. DINGWALL, Hamilston, Ohio,Apr. 3, 1879, by Dr. WOOD, assisted by Rev. C. FISH, fath. of bride Dr. NELLES, pres. of Victoria Coll.

OWEN, Jacob M., d. Apr. 1879, Shelbyville, Ky.

ROADS, Charles, Phila. Conf., m. Hettie AFFLEBACH, Millersville, Pa., Apr. 2, 1879, by Rev. J. DUNGAN.

RUDGERS, Denton W., Pavilion, N.Y., m. Ella M. PHELPS, Pavililion, N.Y., Apr. 9, 1879, by Rev. A. PLUMLEY.

SMITH, Joseph, New York East conf., m. Sarah P. CURTISS, Stratford, Conn., Mar. 31, 1879, by Rev. Benjamin PILSBURY.

SMITH, Julia E. Glastonbury, Conn, m. Amos G. PARKER, N.H., Apr. 1879, both 86 yrs.

TAYLOR, Richard, d. Apr. 12, 1879, New York City, son of exPres. Gen. Zachary TAYLOR.

TRANTER, William, d. Feb. 9, 1879, b. May 1, 1778, age 100 yr Eng. Meth. minister.

WOODFORD, John, d. Apr. 1879, Eng. oldest of off. at Waterloo

 

April 24, 1879

BEMUS, Matthew P., d. Mar. 28, 1879, Mayville, N.Y., prominent layman & citizen.

COREY, Frank L., Crawford Co., Pa., m. Frances GRAVES, Crawford Co., Pa., Mar. 27, 1879, by Rev. J.M. GROVES.

GILLET, Marie, d. Apr. 1879, Watervliet, N.Y., age 80 yr., g.niece of Ethan ALLEN.

HAYS, Isaac, d. Apr. 13, 1879, Philadelphia, age 83 yr., medical journalist.

HEDDING, Simeon, d. Feb. 4, 1879, West Chary, N.Y., age 76 yr., bro. of Bishop HEDDING.

PATTEN, David, d. Apr. 1879, Boston, educator.

RICHARDSON, George W., Freehold, Pa., m. Clare B. BADGELY, Harmony, N.Y., Mar. 26, 1879, by Rev. W.O. ALLEN.

SAMMIS, Joel, d. Apr., 1879, New York City, age 63 yr., active in S.S. Union.

VANBUSKIRK, Charles Henry, Kansas, m. Cora EVANS, Nunda Station, N.Y., Apr. 2, 1879, by Rev. E.J. COOK.

WADHAMS, Morton C., m. Mary L. SAWYER, Mar. 25, 1879, Cornwall Bridge, Conn., by Rev. William WAKE.

WHEELER, Andrew C., d. Apr. 1879, Jamaica, L.I., age 94 yr., noted S.S. teacher.

WOODRUFF, Matthew, Grove, N.Y., m. Callie WHITE, Mercer, Pa., Apr. 6, 1879, by Rev. E.J. COOK.