January 7, 1853
From the Quincy Whig: A female infant was found on Saturday morning on a pile of rocks about three miles this side of Miliville by Mr. Tutus Tillard of this county. It was about 10 days old. We learn that C.C. Sharp and lady have volunteered to adopt it.
Married in this city on 4th inst. by Rev. Robert C. Matthews, Mr. Willet B. Jenks, to Miss Enna, daughter of Alexander C. Gregg, all of this city.
Married in this city on 20th ult, by Rev. R.C. Matthews, Mr. Hiram Webster to Miss Elizabeth Root, all of Warren Co.
Married at Oquawka on 4th inst. by Rev. W.B. Linell, Mr. Thaddeus Eames to Mrs. Mary E. Sumner.
Died at Oquawka on 3rd inst. after protracted illness of typhoid fever, Mr. Theodore McFarland in the 31st year of his age. Died ---- P. Hart (illegible) And on the 2nd inst. an infant child of Mr. L. Litten.
Married near Monmouth on Thurs. last by Rev. Joseph Elliot, Mr. Arthur Roberts of Mercer Co. and Miss Nancy J. McDonald of Warren Co.
January 21, 1853
Died very suddenly on Wed. evening last in this city, Simeon son of Mr. John Black, aged about 19 years.
Died at Henderson Grove, January -- of consumption, Benjamin son of Nancy and James Stevens, aged 19y, 8m, 5d. Eulogy mentions brothers and sisters.
Married at the American Hotel in this city on 25th inst by Rev. Joseph Elliot, Mr. Edwin Barnes of Green Bush to Miss Martha A. Davis.
Married near Utah, on 20th inst. by G.C. Adcock, Esq., Mr. Charles Baldwin to Miss Susannah Hogan, daughter of Harbin Hogan, all of Warren Co.
Died at Oquawka Sunday night last, Mr. John Martindale, aged about 47. Mr. Martindale resided at Weston, Oneida Co. New York and came to this place some eight weeks ago on a visit to his brother, Mr. Otis Martindale, with the hope of regaining his health, which had for some time been on the decline... his remains were brought to this city of interment.
Died on Sunday in this vicinity of Little York, suddenly, a daughter of Mr. S. Paxton, aged about 12 years.
February 4, 1853
Three funerals and interments last Sunday. J. Martindale, mentioned in last week's paper, a child of Mr. John Day, and the third, our esteemed and deeply lamented citizen, Walter Earp, Esq.
Married at Berwick on 26th ult. by Rev. Mr. Bourne, Mr. William W. Whiteneck and Miss Sarah T. Pearce, daughter of Mr. Thomas Pearce
Married near Green Bush by John C. Bond, Esq., Mr. Isaac Holman and Miss Joannah Simmons. Also by the same, Mr. Ebenezer Wood and Miss Rebecca M. Butler. By the same on the 13th ult. Jesse H. Talbot and Miss Lucinda J. Wilcox.
Married the 24th ult., Mr. Joseph Pease to Miss Sarah Stewart, both of Mercer Co. Married 26th, Mr. Thomas Gibson to Mrs. Nancy Ronkin, both of Henderson Co.
Died in this city of apoplexy on Sunday morning last, Mr. Walter Earp, aged 66. Mr. Earp, we are told, was born in Maryland, his parents soon after removed to Virginia, where he resided until of age, after which he went to North Carolina. In 1815, having married, he removed to Kentucky where he remained until June 1846, at which time he came to this place. Since his residence here, he has possessed the confidence of our citizens who have twice elected him to the office of justice of the peace. He has been a member of the Methodist church for the last 45 years, and was highly esteemed for his upright and Christian deportment.
Died at Walnut Grove, Knox Co. on 17th ult., Arthusa, daughter of Russell and Jane Ferkins, aged 18 years.
Died on 5th ult., near New Lancaster, Miss Orphy Robinson, aged about 19 years. Died on 26th ult., Mrs. Rebecca De Hague, wife of Mr. Josephus De Hague, aged 29.
February 11, 1853
William Bell writes from Willamette Valley, Oregon describing trip west. I.N. Smith, of Oquawka, was married at Independence Rock. They traveled in Wm. Greenwood's train from Warren Co. Mentioned arrival of Thomas Cannon, Messrs. Forgey J. Paxton, Pollock, Mahen, Shearer, and Dr. Russell's and Hill's families, Greenwood's and Stuart's boys. Bell was then at the house fo J.W. Larue. His family were all well.
The dwelling house of Mr. Samuel M. Fletcher of Preemption, Mercer Co. took fire on Feb 2nd and burnt to the ground.
Married at Berwick on 3rd inst., by J.R. Porter, Esq., Mr. Theodore Porter and Miss Emily Ann Anderson, all of that place.
Mr. P.R. Haley is going to Oregon.
The name of John A. Smith of this city has been changed by an Act of the Legislature to John A. Rhone.
From the Galena Advertiser: J.C. Morrison of Tazewell Co. arrived in Oregon.
Died near Berwick of small pox on 15th last, Mr. Hickson Ray, aged about 58. Also on the same day, Mr. Webb, aged about 80. Also, on the same day, Ms. Mary Riggs, wife of Mr. John Riggs, Jr. aged about 21 years.
Died some weeks ago, Mr. Garland Strode and one of his children, all of small pox.
Died 23rd of January, last in St. Louis, MO, Col. Lawson H. Robinson, resident citizen of Macomb. He was on his return home from California, after an absence of three years and nine months -- aged 47 years. He leaves a wife and only son.
Died in Galesburg on 0th[sic] inst. Henry B. Ferris, s/o Henry and Elizabeth H. Ferris in 5th year of his age.
Hiram Baldwin, Adm. of estate of George Hull, will sell real estate to pay debts.
Married at the residence on 1st inst. at the residence of Mr. Samuel Boggs, by Rev. R.C. Matthews, Mr. Hugh R. Gilliland and Miss Rebecca E. Campbell, all of this county.
Married at Rock Island on 24th ult., by Rev. A. Briggs, Albert G. Brackett, M.D. and late editor of the Advertiser to Miss Martha T. Briggs, daughter of of the officiating clergyman, all of that city.
Died in Monmouth 25th of February, Mr. Robert W. Bunbar, aged 21y, llm. Eulogy.
March 11, 1853
Married in this city on 24th ult. by Rev. Mr. Matthews, Mr. John Carr to Miss Mary E. Ashby, all of Monmouth.
Also, on the same day, by the same, Mr. James Cunningham to Miss Martha Jane Eilenberger, all of this city.
Married in Lewistown, on 17th ult., Mr. Samuel Cowperthwait and Miss Margaretta Hudson, both of the vicinity of Canton.
Married on the 17th ult. by Rev. Dr. Auken, Mr. Stephen Tracy of Canton, Illinois, and Miss Harriet, daughter of the late Dr. W.A. Clarke, of Cleveland.
Married in this city on 9th inst., by Rev. Joseph Elliot, Mr. Joseph James of Whiteside Co. to Miss Jane A. Medhurst of Warren Co.
Married on 4th inst. by Robert Jeffrey, Esq., Mr. John W. Hoon to Miss Pressilla Atkison.
Died at Canton, Illinois, on 2nd inst., Dr. Asa Lee Davidson, Sr. Editor of the Canton Weekly Register, aged 50. Dr. Davidson was born in Rensaelaer Co. New York and had been a resident of this state since 1833.
Also at Canton on 23 February, George T., only son of Joshua Wheeler, aged ly, 20d.
Died on 2nd inst of bilious cholic, Sarah Firkins wife of Leonard Firkins, aged 42.
Died at Oquawka on 20th ult., Sumner Cousland, in the 19th year of age.
Died at Shokokon on 26th inst., Mrs. Emeline Whitney in the 40th year of her age.
Died at Pope Creek precinct, Mercer Co. on 18th ult, Samuel Brown, eldest son of Mr. Harrison Brown, aged 18 years.
Alexander G. Kirkpatrick vs. Jeremiah Baily. Attachment for debt.
March 18, 1853
From the Knoxville Journal: On February 24th, Mr. Michael Hickey, an enterprising and thrifty farmer of Truro was returning from Peoria with a load of produce. On arriving at the ford of the Spoon River, he found the river swollen. He made the rash attempt to ford the river in the wagon bed, but the strong current carried him downstream where he went under. He leaves a large family of children.
From the Keokuk Whig: Dr. E.R. Cutler, formerly of Keosauqua, was frozen to death in Oregon last winter. He was attempting to cross the Columbia River in a boat on the 20th December and suffered frozen limbs. He perished from the effects. He was a younger brother of E. Cutler, formerly Secretary of State of Iowa. He had been married about a year and leaves a wife and children.
Married in this city on Wed. last, by Rev. Mr. Gaston, Mr. Cyrus Miller, late of Madison Co., Kentucky, and Miss Sarah Holloway of Monmouth.
Died at Little York on the 20th ult., Alice, daughter of A.A. and Martha Allen, aged 8 years.
Mary Jane, my wife, has eloped from my bed and board and refuses to live with me. I am determined not to pay debts of her contracting. Henry Wise.
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 Thomas Brunette. Clement Pierce, Adm.
Emigrants for Oregon: Mr. Abner Abbott, Sam'l Leeper, Dr. Daniel C. McNeil, Mr. Patrick Haley and Mr. B. Haley, all with their families. Preparing to leave are J.D. Smith, Larkin DuHart and Marion Simmons of Green Bush. Mr. Elisha Brown who had gone out to California and returned has left again with his family for the land of gold in the company of Mr.Fuqua.
Married in this city on 22nd inst. by Daniel McNeil, Esq., Mr. Maximilian H. Shelton and Miss Jane Haley, both of Cold Brook.
On Sunday morning last, the cabinet shop of Mr. F. Hoenadel in this city was burnt down. Details.
Married 28th inst. by Rev. J. Elliot, Mr. William W. Webster to Miss Rachel Grover, all of this county
Married 31 March at Coldbrook by P.H. Murphy, Mr. David Carter to Miss Jane Jones, all of Warren Co.
Five families from Warren Co. have started for Oregon: Peter Butler, Esq., Ira F.M. Butler, Edward Ground, Isaac Smith and Mr. Hutchinson. Mr. Pollock has gone from Little York and Mr. Wm. Knight from near Little York. (leaving behind a pretty good printer's bill!) Two sons of Mr. James Hodgen have taken their departure and Mr. H. will overtake them at Kanesville or Independence.
On Wed. last, Mr. T.D.T. Culton made complaint before Mayor Wood against several persons charging them with disturbing the peace, whereupon the Mayor issued warrants for H.C. Mark, George Coburn, R.D. Hammond and A.J. Ashton. Mr. Ashton was fined $5.00, but has appealed. Mr. L.A. Cunningham was arrested for being intoxicated and disturbing the peace. He was fined $5.38.
Married at Berwick on 23 ult. by Rev. W.T. Bly, Mr. Walter Moss to Miss Catharine Polson, all of this county.
Died near Roseville on the 30th ult. Mrs. Elvira Knowlton, wife of Mr. J.C. Knowlton, age 35.
Died at Detroit on the 31 ult., Mrs. Cass wife of General Cass.
Died on 27 March in this county of consumption, Mr. John W. Woodruff, age 34; he was formerly of Indiana.
Died near Spring Grove on 31st of March, Mrs. Ellen D. Parker, wife of Mr. Barzillai [sic] Parker, age 26 years. She was a native of Maine.
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 John W. Woodruff. John M. Dodge, Adm.
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 Thomas E. Bennett. Clement Pearce, Adm.
Circuit Court: The case vs. Leonard Firkins for assault and battery was decided against the defendant; fined $20.00. Harrison Boyd was convicted of assault and fined $15.00. Both crimes committed under the influence of passion.
Married at Hendersonville on 13th inst. by M. Baker, Esq. Mr. Nelson Johnson and Miss Amelia J. Fuqua.
Married on 10th inst. by Robert Jeffrey, Esq., Mr. Eli B. Mills to Miss Susan C. Pike of this city.
Married near Tylerville on 12th inst. by G.C. Adcock Esq., Mr. Jacob Bricker of Henry Co. to Mrs. Elizabeth Nelson of Warren Co.
Died on 12th inst. at their residence near Galesburg, IL, Dobleska, w/o Mr. Chauncey G. Ferris, age 19 years.
Wm. C. Butler and J. Means have dissolved their partnership by mutual consent.
April 29, 1853
Died 20th inst. Marietta, infant daughter of of Shepherd and Elizabeth T. Hill, aged 2m, 4d. Eulogy.
Notice is given that George Watson, Adm. of estate of Roman Watson, deceased, will make final settlement of the estate at the September term in Warren Co. All persons having claims are requested to present their accounts.
From the Warsaw Express: Mr. Zimri Webb who left this place for California about three years since, returned last week. He has not been very successful; having lost all of his earnings by sickness. He advises all who are here to remain as they stand ten chances against, for one in favor, of bettering their fortunes by going to California.
Sarah B. Heath, Admix. of the estate of Levi Heath petitions Warren Co. court to sell real estate.
Married at residence of Wm. F. Smith in Monmouth on 4th inst. by Rev. James G. Gaston, Mr. Wm. C. McMillan to Miss Clara C. Baget.
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 Anna Eilenberger. Jacob B. Eilenberger, Adm.
Mr. Eli Cook, who left Springfield, four years ago for California, has died. Among the six who left with him, only one survives. Mr. Cook was in Nevada making preparations to return to his family when he was knifed on 23 March by a packer purchasing goods for the mines. He died March 25.
Married 9th inst in Monmouth by Geo. W. Palmer, Esq., Mr. James Lyman and Miss Meloras H. Cook, both of Henderson Co.
Died in Naper, California of consumption on 25th of March Isaac Haven, (or Heavien) formerly of Monmouth.
Died in Monmouth on Tues. last at the house of Mr. A.C. Gregg, Mrs. Fanny Erbeldinger, wife of Jacob Erbeldinger, aged 39; and on Thursday at the same house, William, age 12 years, son of Mr. Samuel Stricker. These person with their families came to our city from Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, some three weeks ago four of the number having contracted sickness on their journey. There were taken down with the typhoid fever. Two are are convalescent.
May 27, 1853
Rev. A. Woolliscroft, aged 50 years, died at Peoria on 21st inst. from the effect of a portion of arsenic adminstered under the supposition that it was magnesia.
From the Oquawka Spectator: Mr. John Furley arrived at our wharf after a most adventuresome trip from the head waters of Cedar River in Iowa. Details.
Letter from Thomas H. Hutchinson who went from Oquawka to Oregon postmarked Council Bluffs April 29, 1853. The train then consisted of 20 wagons. Messrs. Whitney, Adams of Michigan and John Ferris of Galesburg joined the train. Mentioned Samuel North, Calvin Wallace, George M. West, Jacob Codington, Joseph Hawkins and T.G. Richmond. Major Frakes & Co. and Mansfield & Co. of Knox Co and William McCoy of Warren Co. all arrived.
Married at Berwick on 26th inst. by Rev. Wm. Whitehead, Mr. Franklin Ogden, merchant and Miss Sarah J. Baker, all of Berwick.
E.D. Sweet and Wm. F. George have dissolved their partnership by mutual consent.
Yesterday, a German named Hardpan, engaged in landing lumber from a raft in front the city, accidentally stepped overboard into the river and drowned. We understand that his wife was going upon the raft just at the time with his dinner and saw him sink. (From the Alton Telegraph)
Died in this city on 29th ult. of consumption, Mr. Shepherd Hill, age 27y, 10d. Eulogy.
William Rose and Henry Porter, alias Henry Rater, escaped from the Peoria Jail. Reward offered.
Mary Welch and Ann Kelly were tried in Peoria for the murder of Samuel Slane. Ann Kelly was found not guilty and Mary Welch guilty. A new trial was ordered.
Mr. Harlow who left Peoria in the spring of 1849 for California has returned and informed is that all the Peorians in California with whom he was acquainted were doing well. John E. Carter is keeping a hotel near Painterville, Thomas Wren was engaged in mining and Ellis Thomas in plow-making.
We learn from the Warsaw Express that on 9th inst. a recountre in Quincy between John T. Morton, editor of The Whig and a certain Brooks, editor of The Herald resulted in the almost fatal wounding of the former. Details.
From the Peoria Press: Mr. Lincoln B. Knowlton died yesterday morning. He had been in feeble health for a long time with consumption. He was a native of Masssachusetts having come to this state in 1838. He was a man of talent and ability and occupied a prominent position in the legal profession.
Wm. Mortin, son of J.B. Martin of New Madrid, Missouri, was instantly killed by accidental discharge of his gun two weeks since.
Died 21 June at the residence of his father, in this county, after a long and protracted illness, D.H. Hopper. He was a member of the Christian Church. Eulogy.
Died in this city on 27th inst. [sic] of consumption, William Oscar Henry, age 19 years son of William Y. and Lucinda Henry. Long eulogy.
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 Shepherd Hill. Elizabeth S. Hill, Admx.
Mr. George Bruner, dealer in stoves and tin ware, was seriously injured on the 4th when firing a small cannon. A boy was hurt at the same time.
From the Oquawka Spectator: Mr. Jesse Craig, a worker on the railroad bridge, was seriously injured when the bridge fell.
Married at the home of E. Davidson, Esq. in this city on 23rd ult. by Elder J.E. Gaston, Mr. A.B. Murphy to Miss Julia A. Davidson.
Married on 19th ult. at the house of Thos. Wallace, Mr. James Bruington to Miss Jemima Wallace, all of Warren Co.
A letter from B.H. Gatton to G.H. Campbell from North Fork Platte dated June 10.
From the Burlington Telegraph: Yesterday Alfred M. David, only son of Col. John S. David of this city, aged between 7-8 years, drowned in a pond west of the University grounds. He was accompanied by a cousin near his own age. His father was in Kentucky.
Dysentery or flux has broken out in Berwick. Dea. Franklin Ogden's family were sorely afflicted and on Wed., he buried two sons, one about 11 and the other 14 years of age. Miss Sciota Kelly, aged 15, was buried on Friday last. A son of Mr. S. Whitenack also was buried and a child of Mr. Sterling died.
Dr. Gilbert has buried his child in Berwick and Deacon Ogden's daughter, aged about 18, is also dead. Mr. Robertson, living north of Berwick, was thought to be dying.
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 Samuel Presson. Joseph W. Adcock and Esther Presson, Exrs.
From the Oquawka Spectator: A poem on the death of Harvey Hopper.
August 5, 1853
Peter Hays, aged 12 and Jas. Smith, age 11, charged with house breaking and stealing, have escaped from the Monmouth jail.
Died on 24 July, Ellen M. Cornish, daughter of Henry and Eunice Cornish, aged ly, 11m.
Public notice is hereby given that we shall attend before the County Court of Warren Co. at the October term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims against the estate of David Thompson. L.S. Brownlee, Adm.
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 J.C. McCrery, Adm.
Public notice is hereby given that we shall attend before the County Court of Warren Co. at the October term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims against the estate of Felix Robinson. Luther D. Robinson, Adm.
Adaline D. Andrews vs. Almond Andrews. Bill for divorce filed in Warren Co. October term, 1853.
Married on 6th inst. at Indian Grove by Elder A. Gross, Mr. George W. Hinkley of Galesburg and Miss Mary S. Mauck, daughter of Capt. Peter Mauck of this county.
Died in Berwick, Warren Co., of the bloody flux, four children of Dea. Franklin Ogden, viz James, aged 10y, 9m died July 13; Allen B., aged 13y, 7m died July 17; Eliza Jane, age 17y, 5m died July 22 and George Baker, aged 3y, 6m died August 4. On the 3rd, James and Allen attended church and Sabbath School and were both attacked by this fatal disease. Eliza Jane was the eldest daughter and united with the Baptist Church. At 13, she was required to grapple with cares and responsibilities when her mother was called to her rest. The home was gladdened with the ardent piety of a step-mother, but she fell a victim to death. Soon, Eliza's father introduced a third wife (the mother of little George Baker.) Eliza's eldest and youngest brothers survive. Long eulogy to Eliza on p. 3 6 4.
Died August 13, Jane H., only daughter of Isaac and Mary Hague, age 7m, 19d.
Rock Island: Mr. J.V. Fletcher was killed instantly Sat. by lightning. Details.
Died at Berwick on 22nd inst. of cholera morbus, Mr. Thomas Pearce, aged 75 years, a much respected citizen.
To the heirs of James and Susan Parker, deceased, and all others interested. Notice is given that Daniel McNeil, Gdn. and Exr., will make final settlement of the estate at the October term in Warren Co. All persons having claims are requested to present their accounts.
Poem from Cedar Hill dated August 12, 1853 to a mother bereaved of her son, Charles Blessington Rich.
Died at the residence of his father, near this city on 25th of bloody flux, John H. Patterson, aged 19y, llm.
From the Davenport Gazette: Col. Samuel Hedges of this county committed suicide last Sunday night by suspending himself by a halter in the stable of a relative where he boarded. He was engaged in building a mill on the Waubesipinecon River. Many attributed his death to spiritual rapping in which he was firm believer.
Public notice is hereby given that we shall attend before the County Court of Warren Co. at the November term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims against the estate of William H. Myers. Harriet Myers, Admx.
Died in California July 9, Wm. W. Forward, late of Warren Co. age 66.
Died at Macomb August 1, Henry Clay, son of G.M. and Elizabeth M'Cartney in 9th year of his age.
Died in Henderson Co. of consumption, Emily, consort of Simon Owens, Esq. in the 43rd year of her age. Also on 27th ult. a child of Simon Owens.
Died on 27th, Mrs. Mary Chapin, consort of G. Chapin, in the 43rd year of her age.
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 Samuel Leeper. Elizabeth Leeper, Admx.
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 Rachel Griffee. Daniel Griffee, Adm.
From the Galena Gazette: A miner, named Metcalf, left a large family, when he was run over by the Eastern Stage about four miles form Galena. He was lying in the road, intoxicated.
Married at Island Grove, Sangamon Co. Illinoios, on 13th inst by Rev. S.Y. M'Masters of Alton, Mr. T.J. Buford of the firm of Buford & Bros. of Rock Island to Miss Grace Bowers, daughter of late Henry G. Bowers, Esq.
Married at Wrightville, Pennsylvania, on 25th ult. Hon. O.C. Skinner of Quincy, Illinois, to Miss Mary Mary Wilton, eldest daughter of Henry Wilton, Esq. of Wrightsville.
Married at Green Bush on 8th inst. by L.L. Dry, Esq. Mr. Henry Hollinbert and Miss Julina Hadley. Also on the same day, the the same, Mr. James Hedges and Miss Rachel Rodgers.
Died in this city on 26th inst. of the flux, Elisha B. son of Lewis N.C. and Margaret Butler, in the 5th year of his age.
Died on the 25th inst. Allen son of aniel and Maria Wilson, aged 1y, 6m.
Died at Springfield, Ohio, on the 27th of July last, Mr. Ferdinand Ginivan, late of this town.
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 Clayton. Benj. C. Carter, Adm.
Died at Berwick on 30th ult. of congestive fever, John Lewis in the 62nd year of his age. Sudden and unexpectedly was he called away. He was born in New Jersey and removed to this country in 1837. He united with the Baptist Church in 1841. He left an amiable widow and six interesting sons and daughters.
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 Wm. H.H. Day. James Tucker, Adm.
Public notice is hereby given that we shall attend before the County Court of Warren Co. at the January term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims against the estate of John Lewis. Alpheus Lewis and Aaron T. Lewis, Adm.
Public notice is hereby given that we shall attend before the County Court of Warren Co. at the January term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims against the estate of William Dillon. Z. Lewis and John H. Dillon, Adm.
Public notice is hereby given that we shall attend before the County Court of Warren Co. at the January term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims against the estate of Samuel Harlan. Daniel G. Baldwin.
Public notice is hereby given that we shall attend before the County Court of Warren Co. at the January term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims against the estate of Daniel Weeks. John Wolwell, Adm.
Married near Utah on 13th inst. by G.C. Adcock, Esq., Mr. Byron Gates to Miss Thankful Presson.
Married at Green Bush on 14th of October by L. E'my, Esq., Mr. Wm. Shores, merchant to Miss Margaret T. Bieran.
Died in Indianola, Texas, on 28 of September of yellow fever, Mr. E.S. Sabbitt, a graduate of Knox College.
Public notice is hereby given that we shall attend before the County Court of Warren Co. at the January term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims against the estate of Thomas Pearce. A.G. Pearce, John C. Latimer, Exr.
Public notice is hereby given that we shall attend before the County Court of Warren Co. at the February term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims against the estate of Enos Rubart. John Rubart, Adm.
Married at Oquawka on 20th inst. by Rev. Mr. Davidson of this city, Mr. Ira Palmer and Miss Sarah Jane Morris.
Married in this city 24th inst. by Elder Swarts, Mr. Valorus Hall to Mrs. Martha A. Holbrook.
Married in this city Tues. evening by Rev. Mr. Matthews, R.(obert) T.M. Holloway, Esq., merchant, of firm of N.A. Rankin & Co. to Miss Catharine R. Thomson, daughter of James Thompson, all of this city.
Married at Green Bush on 14th by L.L. Ury, Esq. Mr. Wm. Shores, merchant to Miss Margaret D. Bucan.
Died near Utah on 18th inst. Moses Fuller son of Samuel Fuller, aged about 20 years. Also, in the same vicinity, two children of Mr. Jackson Nelson.
Died in Westhaven September 8th, Deacon Elijah Tryon in his 94th year of age. He was born in Glastonbury, CT, removed in early life to Granville, MA, came to West-haven in 1783, was married February 1, 1786 and lived with the companion of his youth, who survives him, 67 years. He was in the Revolutionary War; was with Gen. Sullivan in his retreat from Rhode Island and was subsequently at West Point at the time of Arnold's treason. He has had a half pension. He had nine children, eight of whom are supposed to survive him. (Mrs. Norman Buck of this county is a daughter) one having died September 8, 1783 just 64 years before his death, 64 years having passed without a death in the family circle. Member of the Baptist Church. From the Rutland (Vermont) Herald.
Married in this city on 2nd inst. by Rev. Mr. Brooke, Mr. Geo. D. Crandall and Miss Emily A. Hall, all of Monmouth.
Married at Oquawka on 26th October by Rev. Jas. C. Porter, Mr. F.M. Jamison of Oquawka and Miss Margaret I.C. Allen of Warren Co.
Married same day by same, Mr. Thomas G. Stewart and Miss Nancy A. Allen, both of Warren Co.
Married near Knoxville on 22nd September by Rev. Mr. Vaill, Mr. T.G. Ashby of this city and Celia B. Rude of Knox Co.
Public notice is hereby given that we shall attend before the County Court of Warren Co. at the January term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims against the estate of Joseph Rhykerd. Charles Rhykerd.
Married in Monmouth on Thursday last by Rev. Mr. Matthews, Mr. David W. Rinehart of Ulster Co., New York and Miss Maria Bruyn, late of the same place.
Knox College October 28: Announcing of death of Edwin S. Babbitt, A.B. one of the founders of the Gnothautii Society “in the far south.”
Rev. Joseph Elliott has taken his departure from our city intending to spend the winter in the south.
Married in Pleasant Prairie, Linn Co., Iowa, by the Hon. James Harris, Mr. John C. Somers, formerly of Monmouth, and Miss Mary S. Smith of Smithport, McKean Co., Pennsylvania.
Daniel G. Baldwin, gdn. of Nancy and Delilah Ingersoll will sell real estate in Warren Co.
Geo. C. Adock and Eliza Potter, Admrs, of estate of Chester Potter, deceased will sell real estate in Warren Co.
Married on 17th ult. by Rev. John Scott, Mr. John Nichol and Miss Mary Jane Pollock.
Married by same on 23rd, Mr. Robert W. Wallace and Miss Rebecca J. Quin.
Married November 22nd by Rev. H.C. Swarts, Mr. Elijah Phelps, of Knox Co., and Mrs. Nancy F. Smith of this city.
Married by Rev. G.D. Simmons at her father's residence near Centre Grove in this county on 1st inst., Mr. John C. Knowlton of Hat Grove and Miss Mahala Randall.
December 16, 1853
Married in this city on 8th inst. by Robert Jeffrey, Esq., Mr. H. Smith and Miss Mahala Carter, all of Warren Co.
Died after a short illness on 28th ult., near Tylerville, Huldah, w/o Wm. Wallace, aged 27 years.
Died at Cold Brook on 12th inst., Mrs. Neman, aged about 45 years.
Died on the 11th, a child of Mr. Lowden Armstrong, aged 7 or 8 years. Her death was caused by her clothes taking fire while “lying” a stick of wood upon the same.
Also of typhus fever on 12th, Henry, son of John Haley, aged about 16, and on the 13th of the same disease, Mr. Wm. C. Whitman, aged about 40 years.
Married at Rockwells' Mills on 15th inst. by E.A. Paine, Esq., Mr. Allen A. Burnett and Miss Sarah A. Rockwell, all of Warren Co.
Married at Pierce's Grove on 15th inst. by Rev. John Ray, Mr. James C. Smith and Miss Lucy Ann Ray, all of Warren Co.
Married in Monmouth on 21 inst. by Robert Jeffrey, Esq., Mr. William Haley, Jr. and Mrs. Pernecy Perkins, all of Warren Co.
Died near Monmouth on December 3rd of pulmonary disease, Mr. Benjamin G. Moore in 70th year of his age. He was born in Southwick, Connecticut on 21 December 1783. He spent his early life in Conn. and Masschusetts. In the year 1814, he removed from Stonington, Conn. to New York in 1817 from there to New Jersey. During his sojourn in New Jersey, he united with the Baptist Church. He emigrated to this State in summer of 1838 and was for the last six years of his life a member of the Baptist Church in Monmouth. He leaves an aged companion and eight children (the youngest of whom is now in the last year of college and preparing to enter the Baptist ministry) Canton Register, please copy.
The child who was burned so badly and reported in last week's paper was a step-child of Mr. J.D. Rowe and not “Anthony”[sic] as was published. Its age was 4? years, 3 months.
Married near Green Bush on 22nd inst., by L.L. Ury, Esq., Mr. Levi Hedges and Miss Nancy Cunningham, all of Warren Co.
Married on 25th by same, Patrick H. Woods and Miss Charlotte Ludden.
Married near Cold Brook on 25th inst. by B.F. Morey, Esq., Mr. Joseph T. Ellis, and Miss Adeline Rhykert, all of Warren Co.
Died on Dec 22nd, of scarlet fever, Alice, youngest daughter of Samuel Wood, aged 16 months.