Historical Society of the United Methodist Church Genealogy Section

ABSTRACTS OF VITAL STATISTICS
Christian Advocate New York Edition
January 1879 - December 1880
       
January 1879
Christian Advocate New York Edition - January 1879
 
January 2, 1879

ABBOTT, William Penn, d. Dec. 22, 1878, New York City, b. Dec. 31. 1839. Wilkesbarre, Pa., age 39y,11m.21d., m. Lizzie WYATTT, Jan. 3, 1860, dau. of William WYATT, d. Nov. 22, 1874, m. Delia ARCHER, Apr. 29, 1877, dau of O.H. D. ARCHER; son of Stephen Fuller & Charlotte Miner ABBOTT, g.son of Charles MINER, bro. of Asher M. ABBOTT, Stephen H. ABBOTT, miss. soc. member.

ALLEN, George A., d. Dec. 26, 1878, Flemington, N.J., age 56 yr., lawyer, capt. in Civil War.

BENN, George W., d. Nov. 25, 1878, Providence, R.I., member of New Orleans Univ. Troupe.

BIDWELL, Ira G., d. Dec. 30, 1878, Syracuse, N.Y., age 43 yr. typhoid fever.

CARR, Pinkie, d. Jun. 29, 1878, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., age 91 yr

DAVIDSON, William B., Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., m. Sarah VAN AUKEN,New Scotland Landing, N.Y., Dec. 24, 1878, by Rev. F.G. RAINEY.

DODSON, Thomas, d. Nov. 5, 1878, Freedom, Pa., age 82 yr.

HARTMAN, Elden W., Royer, Pa., m. Annie N. ROYER, Royer, Pa., Dec. 18, 1878, by Rev. R.E. WILSON.

HOFF, Henry K., d. Dec. 25, 1878, Washington, D.C., age 69 yr., fath. of W.B. HOFF, Rear Adm. of U.S. Navy, congestion of the brain.

JONES, Owen. d. Dec. 26, 1878, Wynnewood, Pa., age 68 yr., House of of Rep., col. in Civil War, apoplexy.

McEWAN, Henry, Richmond, Pa., m. Clara M. ILLICK, Richmond, Pa., Dec. 25, 1887, by Rev. J.W. RUDOLPH.

McMULLEN, J. Clarke, d. Sep. 23, 1878, Sidney Plains, N.Y., age 37 yr.

MALCOLM, Orris Wilmot, Phippsburg, Me., m. Hattie Augusta LITTLEFIELD, Farmingdale, Me., Dec. 25, 1878, by Rev. George D. LINDSAY.

MEAD, Mrs. Edward, d. Oct. 21, 1878, Bristol, Wisc., b. Jul. 10, 1821, Columbia Co., N.Y., maiden name JENNETT.

NORTH, Mrs. F. Mason, bur. Dec. 1878, Tarrytown, N.Y., fun. at home of C.C. NORTH.

PALMER, William W., m. Mamie A. RECKHOW, Dec. 11, 1878, in Pleasant Plaina, S.I., by Rev. J.E. HANCOCK.

PAXSON, Ida., d. Jul. 19, 1878, Muncie, Ind., b. Aug. 27, 1860, New London, Ind.

PRICE, Mrs. Thomas W., d. Dec. 10, 1878, New York City, heart disease.

SEITZINGER, Anna D., d. Oct. 14, 1878, Gordon, Pa., age 33 yr

STEVENSON, Francis, d. Oct. 18, 1878, Stockbridge, Mass., b. 1803, Yorkshire, Eng.

TAYLOR, Bayard, bur. 1879, Longwood cem., Kennett twp, Chester Co., Pa., Jan. 1879, m. Lydia AGNEW, bro. of Fred TAYLOR.

WARRINER, Walter Lindsay, bur. Jan. 1, 1879, Glen Cove, N.Y., age 3 yr., diphtheria.

WHITE, Dupont, d. Dec. 1878, Paris, translator, economist.

WOODS, Leonard, d. Dec. 24, 1879, Boston, age 71 yr., pres. of Bowdoin College.

 

January 9, 1879

BEECRAFT, George, Hart's Falls, N.Y.., m. Nettie A. VAN SCHAAK, Hart's Falls, N.Y., Jan. 2, 1879, by Rev. D.R. LOWELL.

BIDWELL, Ira G., d. Dec. 25, 1878, Syracuse N.Y., b. Feb. 22, 1835, Wilmington, Conn.

CADY, Ira L., d. Jan. 4, 1879, New York City, age 62 yr., esteemed layman.

COMPTON, I. Harley, New Egypt, N.J., m. Ann L. McCURDY, Yardville, N.J., Dec. 25, 1878, by Rev. D. McCURDY, fath. of bride.

CONDIT, Ernest O., East Orange, N.J., m. Sarah BUTTERWORTH, East Orange, N.J., Jan. 1, 1879, by Rev. Louis F. BURGISS.

CUSHING, Caleb, d. Jan. 2, 1879, Newburyport, Mass, age 79 yr., statesman, lawyer.

DARE, Jane, d. Sep. 24, 1878, Willow Grove, Pa., age 72 yr.

DARLING, Gussie, d. Aug. 17, 1878, Smithtown Br., N.Y., age 26 yr., dau. of James DARLING.

ENSIGN, James E., North N.Y. conf., m. Mattie BALDWIN, Rome, N.Y., Dec. 13, 1878, by C. BALDWIN, fath. of bride.

FOUNTAIN, Jotham S., d. Jan. 5, 1879, New York City, merchant congestion of the lungs.

FREEMAN, Allie May, d. Dec. 13, 1878, Port Edward, age 8y.7m. 19d., dau. of George L. & Anna FREEMAN, diphtheria.

HAMMET, Clarence, d. Nov. 12, 1878, Camarge, Ill., age 4 yr. son of William S. & Rachel HAMMET, diphtheria.

HAMMOND, twin sons, d. Dec. 24, & 29, 1878, New Rochelle, N. Y., age 8d & 13d. respectively, sons of Samuel M. & Fannie HAMMOND.

HARNED, Gilman D., d. Aug. 21, 1878, Perth Amboy, N.J., b. Feb. 5, 1825, Woodbridge twp, N.J., killed in r.r. accident.

HAWKINS, Emma, d. Oct. 16, 1878, Lake Grove, N.Y., m. Joshua HAWKINS.

HIGGINS, Sarah, d. Jul. 2, 1878, Mt. Kisco, N.Y., b. Feb. 22, 1785, Bedford, N.Y., m. William HIGGINS.

JACKSON, Allie, m. G. Wood MARSHALL, Philadelphia, Dec. 25, 1878, by Rev. S.M. HUDSON, fath of bride Henry JACKSON.

MORRIS, John R., New York City, m. Mrs. Eleanor F. MARTIN, matron of Flatbush Hospital, Dec. 19, 1878, by Rev. John PILKINGTON.

QUICK, Rebecca, d. Oct. 13, 1878, Port Jervis, N.Y., b. 1796, Hamburgh, N.Y., age 82 yr.

RAINEY, Fred G., Troy Conf., m. Minnie CHASE, New York City, Jan. 1, 1879, by Rev. Homer EATON, fath. of bride Samuel CHASE.

WEED, Bartholomew, d. Jan. 5, 1879, Newark, N.J., age 86 yr. oldest minister in Newark Conf.

WHEELER, Catharine, d. Aug. 27, 1878, Hauppage, L.I., age 95 yr.

 

January 16, 1879

AIKEN, Samuel C., d. Jan. 1, 1879, Cleveland, 88 yr., Presbyterian minister.

BALCOM, Ranson, d. Jan. 6, 1879, Binghamton, N.Y., judge of New York Supreme Court.

BAXTER, Ebbie, d. Nov. 30, 1878, Peekskill Hollow N.Y., age 71 yr.

BEADLE, Eliss R., d. Jan. 5, 1879, Philadelphia, age 67 yr., Presbyterian minister, heart disease.

BEARDSLEY, Polly, d. Dec. 11, 1878, New Milfaord, Pa., age 66 yr., m. Jared BEARDSLEY.

BECKLEY, Elizabeth, d. Oct. 26, 1878, Madison, Ohio, b. Sep. 15, 1820, Morristown, N.J., m. William BECKLEY, 1840.

BLOOMFIELD, Almira, d. Oct. 14, 1878, Bridgeport, Vt., age 68 yr., m. R.B. BLOOMFIELD.

CAVALRY, Daniel, d. Sep. 15, 1878, Warren Co., Iowa, age 57 yr.

CHRISTIE, Amos, Mayfield, N.Y., m. Sarah J. McKINLEY, Mayfield, N.Y., Jan. 1, 1879, by Rev. F.R. SHERWOOD.

DAUBNEY, William, d. Oct. 17, 1878, Richland, Mich., b. Oct. 8, 1791, Lincolnshire, Eng., age 87 yr., m. Mary WILLIAMS 1816, d. 1837, m. Mrs. Ann BAXTER, 1857.

FIELD, Thomas T., d. May 15, 1878, Pennsville, Pa., b.Jul. 30, 1803, paralysis.

FREDERICKS, Frederick, d. Sep. 3, 1878, Brook Valley, age 65 yr.

GUEST, John, d. Jan. 12, 1879, Portsmouth, Va., age 58 yr., commandant Portsmouth Navy Yard, U.S. Navy, gastric fever & heart disease.

HARTRIDGE, Rep., d. Jan. 7, 1879, Washington, D.C., Rep. from Ga.

HOSMER, Mrs. William, d. Dec. 21, 1878, Central N.Y. Conf.

HURLBURT, Minnie June, d. Dec. 2, 1878, dau. of R.H. & C.A. HURLBURT.

McCLELLAN, James, d. Dec. 19, 1878, Gorham, N.Y.

McMICHAEL, Merton, d. Jan. 6, 1879, Philadelphia, age 71 yr., editor of North American, heart disease.

MIDDLETON, Andrew J., d. Sep. 6, 1878, Bedford, Pa., age 71 yr.

MILLER, John, d. Oct. 10, 1878, Pa., b. Dec. 22, 1794, Pa., age 84 yr., son of Matthew & Mary MILLER.

OLCOTT, M.A., d. Dec. 25, 1878, Borodine, N.Y.

PRATT, Rhoda, d. Aug. 14, 1878, Pultneyville, N.Y., b. Canada., age 51 yr., m. Joel PRATT.

RANNEY, Henry D., d. Jan. 11, 1879, New York City, age 61 yr. physician, heart disease.

SAWYER, James A., d. Nov. 19 , 1878, Wisc., age 68 yr.

SCHLEICHER, Rep., d. Jan. 11, 1879, Washington, D.C., Rep. from Tex.

SHARP, Thomas B., Newlin, Pa., m. Sarah E. HARTSOOK, Newlin, Pa., Jan. 7, 1879, by Rev. W.W. WISEGARVER.

SUCKLEY, Catharine Rutsen, d. Jan. 3, 1879, Rhinebeck, N.Y., age 19 yr., dau. of Thomas H. & Catharine M. SUCKLEY.

TILLEY, Martha, d. Sep. 6, 1878, Leon, N.Y., b. Oct. 1, 1802, Newport, N.H., age 75 yr., m. Austin TILLEY, Dec. 19, 1819

WALKER, Edward, d. Jan. 11, 1879, Yonkers, N.Y., age 75 yr., book publisher.

WATSON, E., d. Jan. 11, 1879, Schnectady, N.Y.

WISEMAN, Annie L., d. Nov. 10, 1878, age 8 yr., dau. of Alburn & Martha WISEMAN.

 

January 23, 1879

BARBER, Emily A., d. Dec. 17, 1878, Prairieville, Mich., b. Mar. 19, 1828, Cambria, N.Y., m. John BARBER, Oct. 16, 1854.

BIGELOW, Jacob, d. Jan. 10, 1879, Boston, age 92 yr., oldest physician in Boston, prof. at Harvard Med.Sch., pres. Mass. Med. soc.

BREED, Catharine, d. Aug. 22, 1878, Beaver Dam, Pa., b. May 5, 1786, Halifax, Vt., m. John BREED, 1805.

BRINSMADE, H.N., d. Jan. 18, 1879, Neward, N.J., age 80 yr., 1st Presbyterian, then Congregational minister.

COIT, Alfred, d. Jan. 17, 1879, New London, Conn., judge of Court of Common Pleas, congestion of the lungs.

CUSHING, Caleb, bur. Jan. 6, 1879, exact date of father's bur. Jan. 6, 1849.

DAVID, Mrs. J.S., d. Jan. 14, 1879, Ashton, Ill., age 50 yr.

FOWLER, John, d. Nov. 22, 1878, West Crescent, N.Y., age 74 yr.

GREENE, James, d. Sep. 5, 1878, Covington, N.Y., age 83 yr.

HANCOCK, G. E., N.J. conf., m. Mellie

HAND, Oct. 30, 1878, at Cape May Courthouse, N.J., by Rev. Charles E. HILL, fath. of bride Daniel HAND.

HARRIS, Gilbert, Moire, N.Y., m. Mary A. WRIGHT, Williston, Vt., Jan. 14, 1879, at home of Smith WRIGHT, by Rev. M.A. WICKER.

HIMES, Magdalen, d. Sep. 25, 1878, New Oxford, Pa., age 65 yr., m. William D. HIMES.

LEISENRING, Phoebe W., d. Dec. 22, 1878, Livonia, N.Y., b. 1820, Varick, N.Y., age 58 yr., m. D. LELISENRING, Mar. 15, 1849.

MASON, Mrs. Thomas T., d. Jan. 1879, Philadelphia.

MILLER, Elizabeth, d. Jan. 4, 1879, Mt. Airy, Pa., moth of Mrs. T. Snowden THOMAS.

NICHOLSON, Mary E., d. Jan. 8, 1879, Germantown, Pa., m. John NICHOLSON.

OKESON, Peter, Tottenville, L.I., m. Anna SPRAGUE, Pleasant Plains, S.I., Dec. 29, 1878, by Rev. J.E. HANCOCK.

RANDERSON, John, d. Dec. 29, 1878, London, Eng., Brit. Wesleyan minister.

ROGERS, R.K., d. Jan. 13, 1879, Athens, Ga., age 81 yr., Presby. minister.

SHAW, Elzy R., Wilmington, Dela., m. Laura A. HUKILL, Wilmington, Dela., Jan. 9, 1879, by Rev. John A.B. WILSON and Rev. A.T. SCOTT.

TAYLOR, Mary C. Lansing, d. Oct. 5, 1878, Crescent, N.Y., age 49 yr., m. F. TAYLOR.

VINCENT, Henry, d. Jan. 19, 1879, London, Eng., age 64 yr., lecturer on polictical, social & historical subj.

 

January 30, 1879

ABBOT, George J., d. Jan. 21, 1878, Goodrich, Ontario, coll. prof.

ARTOM, Benjamin, d. Jan. 6, 1879, Brighton, Eng., age 44 yr., Jewish Rabbi in Eng. for Spanish & Portuguese.

BRINSMADE, H. N., d. Jan. 1879, Newark, N.J., Presby. minister.

CARNAHAN, James, d. Jan. 1879, Ind., Presby. minister.

DAVID, Mrs. J.S., d. Jan. 14, 1879, Ashton, Ill., age 59 yr.

DAWSON, Edward, d. Sep. 20, 1878, South Auburn, Pa., b. Aug. 21, 1795, Tynemouth, Eng., age 53 yr.

DeGROFF, Arthur L., m. Mary Handy DASHIELL, Jan. 22, 1879, at Newark, N.J., by Rev. R.L. DASHIELL, fath. of bride.

DOBBINS, Mrs. Daniel, d. Jan. 1878, Erie, Pa., age 100 yr.

DOERR, Philip, d. Jan. 18, 1879, Phillips, Ind.

FINKLE, Mary G., d. Jan. 20, 1879, Yonkers, N.Y., dau. of John Walker JACKSON.

GILBERT, Washington, d. Jan. 1879, West Newton, Mass.,, Unitarian minister.

GIRONS, Salles, d. Jan., 1879, Pierrefond, N.Y., writer, inventor of system of inhaling mineral waters, pneumonia.

GREEN, Elizabeth, d. Sep. 1, 1878, Griffin's Corners, N.Y., b. Eng., age 75 yr.

HALL, Albina, d. Oct. 2, 1878, North East, Pa., b. Oct. 17, 1810, St. Lawrence Co., N.Y.

HILLIARD, George Stillman, d. Jan. 21, 1879, Longwood, Mass., b. Sep. 22, 1808, Machoas, Me., ed. of Christian Register Unitarian paper, author.

LUSK, Ida Velma, d. Dec. 5, 1878, Epworth, Iowa, b. Aug. 14, 1456, Alfred, N.Y.

LYON, Alvah, d. Sep. 11, 1878, North Castle, N.Y., age 81 yr.

McKEAN, John B., d. Jan. 5, 1879, Salt Lakc City, b. Aug. 5, 1821, Bennington, Vt., age 57 yr., m. Kate HAY, Jan. 20, 1850, dau. of William HAY, son of Andrew McKEAN, bro. of S. McKEAN, chief justice of Utah, typhoid fever.

McLAUGHLIN, Lucinda A., d. Oct. 27, 1878, New Germantown, Pa. age 52 yr., m. E.A. McLAUGHLIN.

MEAD, Sarah, d. Dec. 12, 1878, Stanwich, Conn., m. Reuben MEAD.

MESSMORE, Joseph, d. Jan. 15, 1879, St. Mary's Canada, Can. Meth. minister.

MOORE, Ruthy, d. Sep. 1, 1878, Brant, N.Y., age 66 yrs., m. E.D. MOORE.

NEWTON, Alfred, d. Jan. 1879, Norwalk, Ohio, Presby. minister.

PARKE, Martin, d. May 6, 1878, age 86 yr.

POOL, Wilbor Y., Dickersonville, N.Y., m. Hellie BRADLEE, Dickersonville, N.Y., Dec. 18, 1878, by William MAGAVERN.

RECKHOW, Sarah A., d. Dec. 12, 1878, Tottenville, S.I., b. Mar. 24, 1806, Tottenville, S.I.

RUTAN, Marlin H., Franklin, N.J., m. Susie POLLOCK, Franklin, N.J., Jan. 8, 1879, by Rev. A.H. BELLES, assisted by Rev. W.C. NELSON.

SCRIBNER, John Blair, d. Jan. 20, 1879, New York City, sr. member of Charles Scribners' Sons pub. house, pneumonia.

SMITH, Henry, d. Jan. 1879, prof. of Sacred Rhetoric, Lane Theol. Sem., Presby. minister.

SMITH, Marta, d. Nov. 15, 1878, Stanwich, Conn.

SOOY, Steelman S., d. Dec. 23, 1878, Smith's Landing, N.J., b. Jul. 3, 1830, Leed's Point, N.J.

STEVENSON, Evan., d. Jan. 13, 1879, Fowler, Ind. local pastor for 45 yr.

TOLES, Lyman, d. Jan. 16, 1879, Ridgewood, N.J., age 73 yr., local preacher for 46 yr.

WEED, Bartholomew, d.. Jan. 5, 1879, Newark, N.J., b. Mar. 6, 1793, Danbury, Conn., 1st ma. to sis. of Dr. BRUNSON.

WIGLEY, Margaret, d. Oct. 17, 1878, age 80 yr.

WRIGHT. G.A., d. Jan. 1879, Concord, Va., age 81 yr., founder of Richmond Enquirer.