January 2, 1852
Eldridge G. Howe, Adm. of estate of Robert Gilvey intends to sell real estate in Mercer Co. to pay debts of deceased.
Margaret Beswick vs. William Beswick. Bill for Divorce, Warren Co.
Married 1 January by Rev. W.K. Talbot, Mr. E.H.N. Patterson, Junior Editor of the Oquawka Spectator to Miss Lauri, daughter of S.S. Phelps, Esq., all of 0quawka.
Married 1 inst. by Rev. L.B. Crittenden at the house of Mr. James Graham of Mercer Co., Mr. Wm. S. Dilley of Trumbull Co., Ohio, to Miss Amanda Graham of the former place.
Public notice is given that we shall attend before the County Court of Warren Co. at the March term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims against the estate of H.D. Wallace. James McFarland and Wm. J.S. Wallace, Admrs.
Public notice is given that we shall attend before the County Court of Warren Co. at the March term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims against the estate of John Lyddon. Michael Leveridge and John Franklin, Exrs.
Married near Tylerville on 8th inst. by G.C. Adcock, Esq., Mr. Derrick Livermore and Miss Elizabeth Stevens, all of this county.
Married in Henderson Co. on 21th ult, Mr. Henry M. Kingslake to Miss Maria Cronkite. Also on the 21st, Mr. William Blue to Miss Elinor Rice.
Norman Buck and Abigail Buck, compl. vs. Abigail Andreas, widow of A.G. Andrews, dec'd, Nathaniel Hopper, Sarah E. Hopper, Seth Gates, Lydia B. Gates, Charles Stice, Arexiana S. Stice, Lusanna Andrews and Talbot G. Andrews, defendants. Petition for partition of real estate. Warren Co.
Barzilla Parker et al. gdn. vs. James Stewart and Hiram Stewart. Bill in Chancery. Warren Co.
Michael L. O'Shaughnessy, William Donworth and John Behan will form a partnership for the purpose of conducting business.
Sam'l G. Morse gives notice of intent to resign administration of estate of John Long March next in Warren Co.
Warren Co.: Archibald Williams and Charles B. Lawrence vs. Horatio N. Davis, Elizabeth J. Davis, his wife, Thomas Morrow, Josiah Lawrence and John D. Davis. Foreclosure of mortgage.
Stephen Cone vs. Sarah A. Cone. Bill for divorce. Warren Co. Willful desertion for more than two years.
Yost Huffman, compl. vs. Josiah Whitztan, Adm. estate of H.E. Haley, dec'd; Betsey G. Haley, widow of Henry E. Haley, William B. Haley, Bedford Haley, Paschal T. Haley, Henrietta E. Haley, David M. Haley, Henry C. Haley and Harrison E. Haley, defendants. Bill in chancery.
From the Warsaw Signal: On Saturday last, Mr. Joseph Snair, one of our residents, froze to death. He had started home, somewhat intoxicated after spending the evening at one of doggeries. He was found after day break in a dying condition. He was subject to cramps.
Mr. T.H. Lucas, now in Oregon, sent a list of articles needed for crossing the plains.
Married at Mr. Silas Olmstead's on 21st inst. by Rev. Mr. Babcock, Mr. Chauncey G. Ferris of Knox Co. to Miss Dorleski A. Ward of this county.
Married at Galesburg on 15th inst. by sore, Mr. Henry White to Miss Laura Smith of Galesburg.
Married in this town on the 17th by Rev. R.S. Monroe, Mr. Harvey Samuels to Miss Eliza Rhykart.
Married on 20th by same, Mr. E. Hill to Miss Jane Graman.
Andrew Claycomb vs. Henry T. Kelley, Attachment for debt, Warren Co.
February 13, 1852
Mr. Samuel Claycomb of our town was badly scalded while in attendance at his pork house a few days since. He slipped into a boiling vat of water and lard. He is new recovering.
Married in this place on 5th inst. by Daniel McNeil, Esq., Mr. John P. Ginger and Miss Sarah Ann Elizabeth Johnson, all of Monmouth.
Died on 10 December last at Henderson, Knox Co. of palsy, Mr. Nelson Miles, aged about 24 years. Eulogy.
Died in this place on Wed. morning, Mr. John Dewese, in the 60th year of his age.
John E. Murphy intends to resign guardianship for the heirs of Martha Curtis, deceased, and make settlement. Warren Co.
Sheriff Allen has secured Carnagey, one of the birds who broke from our jail and he has been returned to his old quarters.
Married at the residence of Mr. Sahli Hanna in this county, on 12th inst by Rev. Mr. Ross, Mr. Henry Carswell to Miss Mary Hanna.
Died at the residence of Mr. Tucker, near Brimfield, Miss Sarah Hutchinson, aged about 22, daughter of James Hutchinson, Esq. of this county.
Died at the residence of his father, on the 1st inst. Henry F., youngest son of Wm. and Kezia Crapnell of Mercer Co., aged 19y, 2m. Died at the same place on 30th September Mrs. Rachel Hudson, eldest daughter of Wm. and Kezia Crapnell, aged 28y, LOm. Mrs. Hudson emigrated with her friends to Illinois in 1838. She united with the Baptist Church in February 1841. She leaves a husband, parents, two brothers and only sister to mourn her loss.
Warren Co.: William J. Gilmore, Adm. of estate of Alexander Mitchell, deceased, vs. James H. Buell, Nancy Buell, Peter Sutton and Sarah Sutton. Petition to sell real estate to pay debts of deceased.
February 27, 1852
Married 25th inst. by Rev. J.F. Chaffee, Mr. William Ward of Galesburg and Mis Susanna Andrews of this county.
Married at Burlington on 25th inst., Mr. Ferdinand Ginnivan of this place and Miss Margaret Jane Gipson of Burlington.
Died at Berwick on Friday last, Mr. Frederick Smith, aged about 40 years.
Died at Coonville, on 23rd inst. Mrs. Pearse, wife of Mr. Nathan Pearse, aged about 65.
Public notice is hereby given that we shall attend before the County Court of Warren Co. at the May term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims against the estate of Amos Pinny, dec'd. Nancy Pinny, Admx.
Public notice is hereby given that we shall attend before the County Court of Warren Co. at the May term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims of the estate of J.P. Mason, dec'd. Mary A. Mason, Extrx. & R.W. Whiting, Exr.
March 5, 1852
David Kennsion, the last survivor of the Boston Tea Party, died on the 24th ult. at Chicago at the advanced age of 116 years. He was buried with Military honors. Knoxville Journal. March 26: He was born in Old Kingston, Maine, November 17, 1736. Long obituary.
Married on 29th ult. by Rev. J.F. Chaffee, Mr. Philip Mauck of Henry Co. and Mrs. Elizabeth Rozenaum of this place.
Married 4th inst. by Rev. R.S. Monroe, Mr. Ely Morris of Knox Co. and Miss Olive Loretta Lock of this place.
From the Oregon Spectator 13th of January: George Keller, about 25 years of age from Peoria, Illinois, who arrived here last fall, is supposed to have drowned in the Tuelitia River on Wed. last at or near Moore's mill.
Married 6th inst. by Rev. Ezra Fisher, Samuel Campbell and Miss Amanda J. Matlock, both of Clackamas Co.
Michael McRorey was killed by the caving of a bank on the Chicago and Rock Island Railroad near Joliet on the 28th ult.
Died in this iplace on 15th inst, Salome, daughter ofW.F. Ferguson of disease of the brain, aged 3y, 2m. Eulogy.
Public notice is hereby given that we shall attend before the County Court of _ Warren Co. at the May term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims against the estate of Frederick Smith. John Riggs, Admr.
Notice is given that Margaret P. Hogue, Adm. of estate of G.P. Hogue, deceased, will make final settlement of the estate at the May term in Warren Co. All persons having claims are requested to present their accounts.
Married 22 inst. by Rev. R.S. Monroe, Mr. William Baily and Miss B.C. Ferguson, all of the county.
Married 16th inst. by Rev. Mr. Matthew, Robert Gabloa to Miss Mary Jane Black.
Married at the residence of Mr. Samuel Claycomb, on 18th inst. by Judge Quinby, Mr. Amos S. Gilbert and Miss Anzeloe Bruner of Monmouth.
Married 15th inst. at Keithsburg, by Rev. J.B. Crittenden, Benjamin C. Talaferro, Esq. to Miss Mary Ann Pepper.
Married 3rd inst by same, Mr. William Pepper to Miss Jane Mastin. Married in Canton on the 18th, Mr. R.C. Culton to Mrs. Eliza Rawalt.
Died in Burlington on the 18th inst, Mr. Elias S. Abraham, aged 30 years. Died at Union Grove, on 11th inst. Mrs. Weltha A. Snook, aged 26.
April 2, 1852
Grand Jurors of Circuit Court:
John M. Dodge
Charles M. Felt
Joseph W. Hogue
Jas Gregory, jr.
Thomas H. Gibson
Thomas Gibson, Jr.
Monday morning a man was shot at the house of Dr. J. Young. But after talking with Dr. Young it is thought not advisable to make public at this time. The man was shot in an attempt to enter the bed chamber of a girl residing in the family. The lady bears an exceptional character.
Mr. W. Lusk of this town had his hand so badly injured while working in a saw mill a few days since that two fingers on his left hand were obliged to be amputated.
Married on 18th ult. Mr. Hiram Mills to Miss Martha A. Strong, both of Mercer Co.
Married 12th ult. by Rev. J.C. Porter, Mr. Robert Harris to Miss Nancy Parks.
Married 18th by the same, Mr. Robert K. Mitchell to Mrs. Susan McCrery.
Married 21st, Mr. Archibald C. Gabby to Mrs. Jane Brownlee.
Married 11th, Mr. Richard P. Marsh to Miss Martha Gingles, both of Mercer Co.
Public notice is hereby given that we shall attend before the County Court of Warren Co. at the May term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims against the estate of Rufus Goff. G.C. Adcock, Adm.
John C. Bond, Adm. of estate of Abijah Roberts, deceased, will make application for deed of land purchased by said Roberts at Sheriff's sale.
April 9, 1852
Married 1st inst. by Rev. J.F. Chaffee, Mr. James H. Rosinbum and Miss Ellenor Shoemaker, all of this town.
Married 1st inst. at the house of Mr. Daniel Meek, near Abingdon, Knox Co. by Hon. John Miller, Mr. El--? C. Amsden and Miss Caroline Meek, all of Abingdon.
The Oregon Emigrants: Mr. E. Cox and family, Mr. Wm. Murphy from Knox Co. with three teams and fourteen persons, James Rountree with three teams and nine persons, Perry Rountree, Keziah Bufford, three teams and twelve persons, Elijah Butler, Warren Co., two teams and three persons, A.W. Lucas one team and two persons and John E. Murphy four teams with 13 persons.
Sixteen pieces of meat were stolen from Rev. Mr. Matlock a few nights since.
Married in this town at the America Hotel on 11th inst. by Judge Quinby, Mr. J.M. Shemi to Miss Lovease Franse, all of this place.
Married in this town on 10th inst, by Rev R.S. Monroe, Mr. Thomas G. Ritchey to Miss Lavina Randall of Warren Co.
Letter published from Mr. H.J. Ward to Mr. S. Olmstead postmarked Live Oak Ranch, December 1851 [California]. Mentions last at Onion Valley. Worked with John Thompson and R. Price. Stopped at Marysville when he came down from mountains. Bought a ranch two miles away. Mentioned R.R. Morrill forty miles from there, Joshua Miner, Byron, Look and Morgan. Wm. and F.S. Kellogg and C.F. Bartholomew are keeping a store on Long Bar. Lucern Bartholomew has been in butchering business. Mr. Hamblin is living at Downeyville and keeping a saloon. Mr. Warren and family are living at Nevada City and Col. Garrett and family from Peoria have just arrived.
Public notice is hereby given that we shall attend before the County Court of Warren Co. at the June term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims against the estate of Levi Heath. Sarah Heath, Admix.
Public notice is hereby given that we shall attend before the County Court of Warren Co. at the July term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims against the estate of Samuel Shields. Rachael Shields, Admz.
Died in this town on Monday morning last, Geo. W. Henry, jr. s/oG.W. Henry, aged 18 months.
Elijah Stewart offers to sell farm in Mercer Co. May 7, 1852
Samuel Treby, age 22, and his sister, Sarah, age 19, drowned near the village of Kickapoo in Peoria Co. on 19th inst. Peoria Republican.
Died at the residence of Mr. A. Davis in Henderson Co., on 14th ult, Mr. John Oaks, late of Monmouth in his 51st year of his age.
Died in this town on 30th ult, Mr. Martin Rigney, aged about 28 years. Deceased, leaves a young wife. Thus in the bloom of youth death seeks whom he may devour.
Died on 26th of April, at the residence of Ephraim Smith near Berwick, of consumption, Miss Abagail[sic] Hatch in the 25th year of her age. Eulogy.
May 14, 1852
Mary A. Smith, gdn. of Francis Smith will sell real estate in Monmouth on 7 June.
Public notice is hereby given that we shall attend before the County Court of Warren Co. at the July term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims against the estate of Martin Rigney. Wm. H. Young, Adm.
Isom G. Davidson and Sarah Ann Davidson, his wife vs. Susannah Davidson, James Davidson (her husband), Polly Jackson, and Low Jackson (her husband), Thomas O. Springer, Wm. M.T. Springer, Levi C. Springer, Nancy E. Springer, Emily P. Springer, Lucinda Springer, Joshua S. Springer, Joseph E. Springer and the unknown heirs and representatives of Elihu Springer, deceased. Petition for partition of lands in Madison Co. and for lands lying in Warren Co.
Wm. D. Carnagey and Miles Underwood broke jail Wed. night. Sheriff Allen offers $50.00 reward. We suggest immediate steps be taken to make the jail doubly secure so that when a rogue is caught, he will have a secure home until his trial.
The following persons were elcted Trustees of the town of Monmouth for the coming year: J.G. Madden, Sam'). Wood, R.S. Monroe, E.W. Swinney and William Young.
H.J. Ward sent specimens of “virgin gold” to editor from California.
Mr. Samuel Moore, an old and valuable citizen of St. Clair Co., was killed by lightning on the 7th inst.
Married on 13th inst. by Rev. R.S. Monroe, Mr. George Snyder, attorney of Burlington, Iowa and Miss Mary R., daughter of Hon. A. C. Harding of Warren Co.
A dispute between Mr. Gullett and Mr. Robinson six or seven miles east of Knoxville resulted in a serious, perhaps fatal, wound to Mr. Gullett.
Married in this town on the 27th by Rev. R.S. Monroe, Mr. Jacob Eilinberger to Miss Amanda Look, all of Monmouth.
Married by the same on the same day, Mr. Thos. Gunyer to Miss Susan Almonds, all of Monmouth.
Died in this town on 20th, Jane, daughter of Alimer Hoig, age 7m, 17d.
J.H. Williamson, now living at Fort Louisa, Iowa, will sell farm at Sugar Tree Grove, Warren Co.
Married on 20th ult., at St. Mary's in Hancock Co. by W. M. King, Esq., Mr. John Logan, jr. of Blandinsville, to Miss Jane, daughter of Elder Joseph Botts.
Died near this town on 11th ult., Miss Sarah Turnbull, daughter of Mr. Alex'r Turnbull, aged 21 years.
Public notice is hereby given that we shall attend before the County Court of Mercer Co. at the August term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims against the estate of Lewis Edwards. Lewis W. Thompson, Admr.
Mr. Gullett, wounded a few days ago in Knoxville, is mending rapidly.
In the Post Office operations for the week ending 22nd ult., the name of Abingdon, Lake Co., Illinois, was changed to Hartford and Hartford, Knox Co., Illinois, was changed to Abingdon.
Married on 10th inst. by Elder T.J. Matlock, Mr. Alfred R. Dowdy to Miss Mary E. Gunter, all of this county.
Public notice is hereby given that we shall attend before the County Court of Mercer Co. at the August term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims against the estate of John D. Brown. Rhoda Brown, Adm'x.
Mr. Lambert, a Cumberland Presbyterian minister from Newburg, Indiana, died last Sunday at Louisville of cholera. He arrived on Wed. in ill health and partook freely of currant pie and other pastry. He was attacked two nights before.
Col. Ebenezer Childs, one of the earliest settlers of the west, passed through our town yesterday on his way to Washington.
Died on 11th inst. at Knox College, Galesburg, Alexander McNaughton, in the 20th year of his age. He was the only son of Mrs. Joseph T. Fales of this city and had been a student in the above named college over four years was just entering his senior year when the hand of death laid him low in the grave. His parents have lost a kind and obedient son, his class a beloved companion, etc. His remains were conveyed to Burlington where he was interred on the 13th inst.
Letter from John E. Murphy postmarked Loup Fork, Platt River, Indian Terr. May 18, 1852 describing journey to Oregon.
Married at Knoxville on 10th inst. Mr. Joseph Lyon to Miss Hannah Pilgrim.
Married in Harrisonville on 14th inst. Mr. Lewis Terry to Miss Rachel Benson, both of Knox Co.
Died in this town Friday last of consumption, Mr. Joseph Palmer, aged about 38. He leaves a wife and several children.
Died at Berwick on Wed. last of cholera, Mrs. --- (paper scratched), wife of Dr. G.H. Wright whose own death had taken place on the 16th inst. Dr. Wright was one of the early settlers of the county and his sudden demise, as also that of his affectionate companion, is deeply lamented.
Died at Knoxville on 16th inst., after a lingering illness, Wm. Henry Ward, age 29 years.
Warren Co. Circuit Court: Richard T. King, pintf. vs. Hanson H. Hewitt, Oscar L. Hewitt, Leander H. Hewitt, Miriam Hewitt, Eliza A. Hewitt, Susan Jane Hewitt, and Miriam Hewitt, widow of H.J. Hewitt, Defendants. Petition in chancery.
Warren Co.: John Drake, Adm. of estate of Lewis Clayton, deceased, defendant (sic) vs. Samuel Black, Rezin Smith, jr., Aaron York, Christina Clayton and Mary Margaret Clayton, defendants. Bill in chancery.
Warren Co. Cornelius Tonecliff, compl. vs. A.D. Gibson, Bailey Ragan and Rowland Simmons. Bill in Chancery.
A.J. Loftus, Adm. of estate of D.C. Drain will sell real estate in Warren Co.
Public notice is hereby given that we shall attend before the County Court of Warren Co. at the September term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims against the estate of John Oaks. Seth Oaks and Samuel Webster, Adm.
Married in this town on Wed. last by R.S. Monroe, Mr. Charles T. Beaumont to Miss Sarah B. Webster, daughter of Dr. S. Webster.
Married at Knoxville on the 4th inst. by Rev. A. Wooliscroft, Mr. Elijah Woolsey to Miss Mary Mn Fox.
Married in Mercer Co. by Rev. William K. Talbot of Dguawka, E.L. Marshall, M.D. of Keithsburg to Miss Susan E. McBride of the same county.
Died in this town on the 20th June from the effects of a disease brought on after having partially recovered from the measles, Edmond, aged 8 years, son of Wm. A. Seaton, formerly of Kentucky.
Charles Cumings offers farm for sale.
July 16, 1852
Letter from John E. Murphy postmarked Fort Laramie, June 9, 1852. Mentions J. Marshall, E.D. Butler and J.W. Wright. Letter from Henry A. McCartney postmarked Burlington, Linn Co. Oregon Terr. May 2, 1852. Mentioned some of friend Denny's family went to Puget Sound.
From the Alton Telegraph: Letter from Mr. John Hughes dated Black Hills stated two men of the company, Joe Taylor from Camden, Ray Co., Missouri, and David Gill of Chesterfield, Illinois, died near Little Sandy on 18th May of cholera.
From the Belleville Republican: Harvey Prichett, son of James Prichett living in Looking Glass Prairie, Madison Co., died from injuries incurred when the horses used for cutting wheat bolted and dragged him some distance.
Married in Oquawka on 12th inst. by Rev. William K. Talbot, Dr. T.M. Luster of Green Bush, to Miss Parthenia Shores, of Keokuk, Iowa.
Died at the American Hotel in this town on Thur. last, suddenly, Mr. Lewis Alrof, a German peddler, age 32 years. He came into town, accompanied by a friend, drove up the tavern; when attempting to get out of his wagon stumbled and fell, after which he was unconscious to the time of his death. His residence was Chicago, Illinois.
Died at Peoria, on 7th inst. of cholera, Mr. C.R. Palmer, late of Galesburg.
Died at New Boston on 3rd inst., V. Thompson, aged 2y, 8m, only daughter of James S. Thompson, Esq.
July 23, 1852
Married by Rev. R.S. Monroe, Mr. William Webb to Miss Mary Ann Hagler, both of New Lancaster, Warren Co.
Died in Oquawka on 14th inst. Mrs. Elizabeth, w/o Mr. Bernhard Struck and daughter of Mr. Casper Kracht of West Farlen, Prussia, aged 26 years.
Also on the 17th, Mr. Bernhard Struck, after a brief illness. Both appear to be cholera.
Daniel McNeil, Adm. of estate of George Miers will sell personal property.
Martha Hogan, my wife, has eloped from my bed and board. I am determined not to pay debts of her contracting. Joseph Hogan, Warren Co.
Warren Co. Circuit Court: Barziliai Parker, gdn. of William Stewart and Charles B. Stewart, minors; and Elizabeth Stewart, guardian of Emily Frances Stewart and Elexander[sic] Stewart, minors vs. James Stewart and Hiram Stewart. Petition to sell real estate.
Died in Oquawka, Mrs. Amanda Moore and Mr. Joseph Atwood.
Married 22nd inst. by Walter Earp, Esq., Mr. Francis Countryman to Miss Julia Alley, all of Warren Co.
Married at Knoxville on 22nd by Rev. Thos. S. Vaill, Simon Schock, M.D. of Muscatine, Iowa to Miss Octavia Grace, daughter of Dr. Charles Hansford, of the former.
Married in this town on 3rd inst. by Rev. Joseph Elliott, Mr Wn. Tinder of Hat Grove (now called Rosedale) to Miss Polly Gunter of the same place.
Married in Linn Co. Oregon, on May 13, Mr. William R. Findley to Miss Margaret Templeton, all of Colopooya settlement.
Married in Oquawka on 27th ult., by Judge Rice, Mr. William S. Trannum to Miss Elizabeth Routzong.
Died at Cedar Creek on 3rd inst, Mrs. Clarissa S. Brownson, eldest daughter of L.P. and Sarah Rockwell, aged 24 years.
Died in this town on the 20th ult. of measles, Catherine E., daughter of Mr. John E. Killion, aged 13 months. Also on the 30th, Caroline, youngest daughter of Mr. Joseph Palmer, lately deceased, aged 7 months.
Died at Oquawka of cholera, Mrs. Elizabeth wife of Mr. Frederick Ray, aged 39. On the 29th, Mr. Wn. Bradbury and on the 30th, Mr. Ginns and wife.
August 13, 1852
Joseph Epler, residing near Accadia, Cass Co. IL was killed by a kick from a horse, on Tuesday last.
Married in this place on 10th inst. by Rev. R.S. Monroe, Mr. James H. Brown of Knox Co. IL and Miss Laura A., daughter of Rev. W.P. Ferguson D.D. of M'Donough Co. IL.
Married in the county on the 5th inst. by Rev. John Scott, Mr. Robert B. Davidson of Monmouth to Miss Eliza J. Black.
Robert A. Barnes, Adm. of estate of John W. Reel, deceased, will sell real estate in Warren as a result of court action against Eugenia Reel and others.
Chester R. Palmer, Adm. of estate of Joseph Palmer, deceased, will sell personal property.
From the Illinois Journal: Mr. John B. Watson, of this city, left some three weeks ago with a large company for California. He was successful there, but on his return to Philadelphia, he became sick. He proceeded at once to the residence of his brother-in-law at Wilmington and recovered sufficiently to continue his journey. He stopped at his brothers for a few days in Michigan and upon arriving in LaSalle telegraphed he should to returning home. Before his arrival, however, his mother-in-law, Mrs. Gillil, was suddenly seized with cholera and died. Soon after he reached 'none, his youngest child was taken with cholera, the eldest daughter on Tues. and on Wed. they were both dead. Mr. Watson, was then seized and his daughter on Tuesday, and on Wed. they were both dead. Mr. Watson, was then seized and on Wednesday, his spirit had gone to join those of his sainted mother and children.
Married on 17th inst. by Rev. S. Brinhall, Mr. Emanuel T. Baskerville to Miss Harriet N. Mills, all of Henderson Co.
Married at the residence of A.C. Harding, Esq. on 16th inst. by Rev. J. Phelps of Burlington, Iowa, Rev. Robert C. Matthews to Miss Isabella M. Ickes, both of this place.
Married on Wed. last by Walter Earp, Esq. Mr. Damuel Daggat to Mrs. Mary A. Black, all of this county.
Died at Berwick on 23rd ult. of cholera, Mr. Blair, aged about 60, formerly from Ohio.
Died in the same place on 26th ult, Mrs. Frizzell, w/o Mr. Jefferson Frizzel of Indiana, age about 50.
September 10, 1852
Married on 1st inst. by Rev. S. Brimhall, Mr. E.S. Wilcox of Galesburg, formerly of New York and at present Colporteur of the American Tract Society, and Miss Ann C. Mills of Henderson Co.
Married in this city at the residence of Wm. F. Smith on 9th inst. by Rev. R.S. Monroe, Mr. John R. Reynolds to Miss Elizabeth Armstrong, all of Warren Co.
Married on 2nd inst. by James Garner, Esq., Mr. John M'Intosh to Miss Sarah Kile, all of Mercer.
October 1, 1852
Col. Geo. E. Blodget, late from the Plains, has published in the St. Joseph Gazette a list containing the names and time of death and former residence of some hundred and fifty person whose graves he saw on the road-side north of the Platte between Devil's Gate and the Missouri River.
Died in the Duncan settlement in Mercer Co. after an illness of 48 hours, Quincy, son of Martin and Abigail Jane Kibby, aged 2y, 5m.
Public notice is hereby given that we shall attend before the County Court of Warren Co. at the December term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims against the estate of Joseph Palmer. Chester W. Palmer, Mm.
Public notice is hereby given that we shall attend before the County Court of Warren Co. at the December term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims against the estate of Andrew Rodgers. William Nash and John R. Graham.
Died in Spring Grove on 5th inst. Col. John Humphrey, age 63 years. The deceased, who was one of the first to break the prairie sod and erect his cabin in the state of Illinois in 1831 and in 1832 settled at Spring Grove in this county. He served in the War of 1812 in the capacity of non-cannissioned officer and in the celebrated Black Hawk War as a lieutenant. But as a father, husband, citizen and a christian, he was esteemed by all who intimately knew him. His end was calm.
Public notice is hereby given that we shall attend before the County Court of Warren Co. at the December term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims against the estate of James Parmenter. L.D. Harp, Adm.
Died in Monmouth on 10th inst. Riverius O. Amsden, aged 20y, 6m, 27d.
Died on 13th, William son of W.S. Spridy(7), aged ly, 2m.
Marilla, my wife, has eloped from my bed and board. I am determined not to pay debts of her contracting. B. Root, Monmouth.
Last call for those who are indebted to estate of William Barrows to make payment. Wm. H. Young.
Married on 7th inst. by Rev. Robert C. Matthews, Mr. J.B. Morton to Miss Rebecca E. Paul. Poen to the couple.
Died on 8th inst. in Berwick of croup, S. Caroline, daughter of David and Martha S. Edwards, age 2y, 6m, 8d. Eulogy.
From the Quincy Whig: We learn from Mrs. Fanny Patterson and her son, Columbus Evans, both formerly of this city, died on Wednesday, last near Warsaw (where they have been living for several months). They had eaten mushrooms on the Sunday previous which is supposed were same kind of poison.
Letter from John E. Murphy postmarked Independence, Polk Co. Oregon Terr. September 19 reporting death of Old Father Goodell of Galesburg who died on the Powder River of cholera morbus. He was about 70 years of age and a worthy old gentleman.
Married near Monmouth on November 6 by Walter Earp, Esq., Mr. Henry Wise and Miss Mary Jane Atkins, all of Warren Co.
From the Winchester (IL) Unionist: On 22nd inst. Benjamin Smith was executed for the murder of Henry Gimlin of Jersey Co. in the presence of 6-8 thousand people.
Robert Carr was murdered in cold blood by E.P. Groves, about 6 miles from Pittsfield, IL a few days since. The murderer is confined to jail.
December 3, 1852
Died 30 October at the residence of Mr. C. V. Brooks, Mrs. Any Brooks, in the 48th year of her age.
Letter from A.A. Denny, Esq. postmarked Olympia, Puget's Sound, Oreton Territory, September 20 describing conditions.
Married at Rock Island on 24th ult. by Rev. E.W. Larkin, Quincy McNeil, Esq. and Miss Mary daughter of Charles McLaughlin, Esq. all of Rock Island.
Letter from A.G. Henry postmarked Portland, O.T. October 25, 1852 describing conditions. Mentions friend, David Logan, Esq. and William Hussey at Yam Hill. He was waiting for Gideon and Charley Williams to bring stock.
Married in Oquawka on 10th inst. by Rev. William K. Talbot, Mr. Alex. J. Smith to Miss Christina Fingley. Also, on the 7th inst. at the house of Mr. John Cowan, Mr. Abram C. Billings to Miss Mary A. Mansfield.
Died on 7th inst. near Monmouth, Francis Edgar, son of Edward and Martha A. Jones, aged 3y, 8m.
Died in Oquawka on 10th inst. Mrs. Martha, wife of Mr. D.S. Brainard.
Died at Shokoken on 30th ult. of bronchitis, Mr. Horatio A. Sprague, an old resident of Henderson Co.
Died near Little York, on 4th inst., Sarah wife of John Hanna, Esq., aged about 51y.
Died in Henderson Co. on 7th inst., Mrs. Jane Foster, wife of Mr. Matthew Foster, leaving husband and three children to mourn her loss.
Died in Mercer Co. on 1st inst., Cora Beel, infant daughter of Wm. A. Willets, aged 8m, 5d.
December 24, 1852
From the Dubuque Tribune: Mrs. Ann Reynoldson, wife of Mr. George Reynoldson of this township died on 5th inst. in consequence of deliberately drinking a quantity of boiling water the day previous. She was about 20 years of age and the mother of two children. She had heard that drinking boiling water would cause death in three minutes. She was the daughter of Geo. Hezlep of this township. Only cause was said to be a disposition to insanity.
Married in this city on 22nd inst. by Rev. Joseph Elliot, Mr. Draper Babcock, merchant, firm of E.C. Babcock & Sons, and Miss Mary E. Elliot, all of this city.
Married on the same day, by the same, at the residence of Wm. F. Smith, Esq., Mr. Jackson Miller and Miss Mary C. Porter, all of this county.
Max'n Haley offers for sale his farm 5 miles west of Galesburg and 10 miles east of Monmouth.
Married at Berwick on 28th November by Rev. W.T. Bly, Mr. Orra Garvin and Miss Mary A. Jenks, both of Warren Co.
Died at Burlington on Monday morning last, Mr. Francis J.C. Peasley, aged 38, leaving a widow and two children to mourn his loss.