Died. GREENWOOD - On the 22d ult., at the residence of his brother Moses, in the town of Hinckley, Medina Co., O. Simon L. GREENWOOD, aged [59?] years, one month and five days. A native of Cortland, and youngest brother of I.K. GREENWOOD of this town.
Died. COY - In Marathon, on the 29th ult., of scarlet fever, Freddie, youngest son of C. J. and Mattie COY, aged one year and ten months.
Died. SNYDER - In Lafayette, Tompkins Co. [sic] on the 30th ult., Mr. John SNYDER, aged eighty-seven years.
Died. DEXTER - In Killawog, on the thirtieth ult., Mr. Barzillia DEXTER, aged 76 years.
Died. TUCKER - In Killawog, on the 30th ult., Mr. .... TUCKER, aged 76 years.
Died. ROBINSON - In Marathon, on the 20th ult., Mrs. Lovell W. ROBINSON, aged 60 years.
Died. GRADY - In Cortland, on the 3rd inst., John C., son of John and Mary GRADY, of consumption, aged 20 years.
To The Memory of Julia. As the summer sun was sinking In the glorious western sky, There lay a form so dearly treasured, Waiting for the hour to die. Yes, with placid calmness waiting, For that last, that happy hour, That would waft that tired spirit, To life's bright eternal bower. Oft her sweet frail life would flicker, Like the lamp by breezes blown; Yet it would come back to brighten, Hearts and hopes within her home. Her's, that gentle, angel meekness, Barely known mid earth's wild strife, Mingles with a cheerful sweetness, Religion's graces crowned her life. Oh, how oft her heart would gently Murmer words imploring soft, "My Redeemer, Thou who suffered, Bear my weary soul aloft. Oh, do not longer let me linger, Jesus, Savior, call me soon, How I long to see Thy glory, How I pine to Thee to come. "Those who love me gather round me, Those I love so dear, so true, Affection's hearts and hands have bound me To this life; and still would strew, Roses in my fading pathway, If health and strength would renew."
Died. CLARK - In Lisle, Broome Co., on the 11th inst., Wilmot CLARK, aged 55 years.
Died. COWAN. Wm. J. COWAN, at his late residence, upon the 19th inst., aged 35 years. Funeral at the house upon the 22d inst., at 2 o'clock P.M.
Sudden Death. - The wife of Daniel BRADFORD, druggist of this place, died very suddenly yesterday about six o'clock. She was standing before the residence of Dr. BALL, on Tompkins street, in conversation with Mr. G.W. BRADFORD, at whose house she was returning from a visit, when she suddenly sank to the ground. Mr. BRADFORD summoned and at once obtained assistance, and supposing she had only fainted, the usual restoratives in such cases were used. Those being of no effect, she was taken into the residence of Dr. BALL, and medical assistance was summoned, when she was found to be dead. It is supposed that her death was caused by a disease of the heart. Mr. BRADFORD was a most estimable lady, and her sudden death is a severe affliction to her many friends and relatives in this place.
A young girl of David CLARK's, of Cuyler, aged 3 years, died on Friday night last from the effects of eating (it is supposed) cicula, or poison hemlock. The child had all the symptoms of having been poisoned. - DeRuyter New Era.
Died. HAMM - In Homer, on the [-?th] inst., Miss Mary A. HAMM, aged [26?] years.
Died. SEEBER - At the residence of Mr. [Ransom?] GREENE, in Cortlandville, on Tuesday the 17th inst., of consumption, Mr. Adin A. SEEBER, aged [--?] years.
Died. VAN HOESEN - In South Cortland, Sunday, the 15th inst., [William?] B. VAN HOESEN, aged [43?] years.
Died. STEVENSON - In Cortland, on the 10th inst., Mrs. [Laveruta?] STEVENSON, aged 27 years.
Sudden Death in Homer. - Last Thursday afternoon, Mr. Hiram DRESSER, a highly respected citizen of Homer village, was suddenly taken ill and died in less than five minutes. It seems that he had been suffering for a day or two with what appeared to be cholera morbius, but on Wednesday night rested well and felt better on Thursday morning. He did not go to work, as usual, that morning, but went down street about ten; returning soon after, he did not eat any dinner, but lay upon the sofa until about two o'clock, resting. At this time he said he felt easier, and the wife stepped into another room where she had not been more than five minutes, when she heard a peculiar sound, like one gasping for breath. She returned into the other room and found Mr. DRESSER with his head thrown back violently. She screamed for help; but before any one arrived he had died, only gasping twice after her entrance. He was a man about sixty years old, and quite vigorous for one of that age. The funeral was attended on Sunday afternoon at two o'clock. - Standard.
Fatal Accident. - A son of Mr. James RENNEY, a cigar maker formerly residing in Ithaca, but now living in Groton, accidentally shot himself while out hunting near the town line between Groton and Locke, on Thursday last. The boy, who was about fifteen years old, started out in the morning to shoot woodchucks, and nothing was seen of him until nearly noon, when Mr. Harvey HARRIS, a neighbor, passing along, saw a gun standing upright against a fence, and on looking over, he saw young RENNEY lying dead on the ground, with a gun shot wound in his throat. The lad had evidently put the gun on the ground in front of him, while getting over the fence, having its muzzle pointed upward, and in the motions of climbing the fence had raised the gun a little from the ground, the hammer caught, discharging the piece, the contents of which passed directly into his throat, killing him instantly. The parents of the boy were informed of the sad accident as soon as possible. An inquest was also held by Coroner COX, of Moravia, and a verdict of "accidental shooting" rendered. Ithaca Democrat, Aug. 25.
Young RENNEY had been in the employ of Mr. W.W. SEAMAN, of this place, until within a few days of his death, and will be remembered by many of the citizens of Cortland as a bright active lad.
Died. HATFIELD - In Cortland, on the 1st inst., Mr. William HATFIELD, aged 82 years.
Died. MAYBURY - In Blodgett's Mills, Aug. 30th, Josiah J. MARBURY, aged 75 years, 4 months and [22?] days.
Died. LEACH - In Marathon, Sept. 4, 1875, Mrs. Mary LEACH, aged 69 years.
Died. PHILLIPS - In Toledo, on the 5th inst., of cholera infantum, Clara Morse, daughter of E.A. and Jennie S. PHILLIPS, aged 4 months and [26?] days.
Died. HARRINGTON - In Cortland, Sept. 9th, 1875, Arthur, twin son of Frank N. and Hattie E. HARRINGTON, aged 6 months.
Died. OSBORNE - In this village, Sept.1, Charles Adam, youngest son of Reuben and Elizabeth OSBORNE, aged 3 years, 2 months and 7 days.
The Otselic Valley Register, published at Pitcher, N.Y., in its issue of Sept. 8th, says: About eight months ago we recorded the death of Mr. Thomas PLACE, of Cincinnatus, who was going into the woodshed, stepped on a plank and fell, breaking his hip, which caused his death in about four days. Last week Monday the widow of Thomas PLACE, Mrs. Amy PLACE, went into the wood shed, stepped upon the same plank upon which her husband fell, and she fell also, breaking her hip, which in four days caused her death. Both were hurt the same day of the week, the same hour of the day, in the same way and in the same place, and both died within four days. Rather a singular circumstance. Mrs. PLACE was 83 years old.
Last Monday morning at about a quarter to 6 o'clock, parties living in the vicinity of Malmburg's Block, on Main street, in Cortland, were startled by hearing the report of a pistol. Several persons soon gathered in the lane on the north side of Malmsburg's building from whence the sound of the pistol was heard, and found a man lying on the ground breathing heavily, and with blood upon his face and clothes. It proved to be Mr. William STICKNEY, of Boonville, N.Y., who, with his wife, was here visiting his son, Charles P. STICKNEY, who lives next door to the Malmburg Block. Mr. STICKNEY was carried into his son's house, where he died in about half an hour. The revolver was found near where he fell. Mr. STICKNEY has been for some time in very poor health and has been under medical treatment at Clifton Springs and elsewhere. He was thought to be better and thoughts were entertained of his final recovery. He went out of the house on the morning alluded to and in a moment afterwards the report of the pistol was heard. It would seem to have been a case for a coroner's inquest, but we understand no inquest was held, the examination being deferred until the arrival of the remains in Boonville, where they were taken last Tuesday morning. There is a report in circulation that Mr. STICKNEY discharged the pistol while under excitement and was not injured thereby, but the real cause of death was apoplexy. Those persons, however, who carried him into the house and who were on the ground, are satisfied that he died from the effects of a pistol ball. They state that there was a wound over his left eye and another near his mouth.
Died. O'LEARY - In Cortland, on the 18th inst., Arthur Bamford O'LEARY, son of Charles and Ann O'LEARY, aged 4 years and 9 months.
Died. OSBORNE. - In Marathon, on the 1st inst., Charles Adams, youngest son of Reuben and Elizabeth OSBORNE, aged 3 years, 2 months and 7 days.
Died. BURHANS. - In Cortland, on the 14th inst., Laertes BURHANS, aged 76 years.
Died. KELLOGG - In Homer, on the 13th inst., Olive C. KELLOGG, wife of W.S. KELLOGG, in the 32d year of her age.
Died. WAKEMAN. - In Marathon, Sept. 28th, 1875, David WAKEMAN, aged 73 years. Father of Mrs. R.R. MAYBURY.
Died. FAIRCHILD. - In Pitcher, Sept. [25th?], 1875, Mr. Philo FAIRCHILD, aged [80?] years.
Died. BREWER. - In Cortland, October 7th, 1875, Henry L. BREWER, aged 34 years.
Died. RICE. - In Virgil, September 27th, 1875, Georgie A. son of E.B. and Emma C. RICE, aged 1 year, 4 months and 14 days.
Died. - KING - In the Cortland County Alms House, on the 28th ult., Philip KING, aged 84 years.
Died. DORR. - In Syracuse Oct. 5th, 1875, Frances M., wife of Geo. N. DORR, aged 84 years. Mr. DORR, formerly resided in Marathon.
Solon, Oct. 9, 1875.MAYBURY - Died, at his residence, near Blodgett's Mills, on the 30th day of August, 1875, Josiah J. MAYBURY, aged 75 years.
Died. - PLUMB - In Homer, on the 8th inst., at the residence of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel PLUMB, Della, widow of the late Nelson M. BAKER, of Lafayette, N.Y.
Died. - BEEMAN - In Tully, Oct. 7, 1875, James BEEMAN, of apoplexy, aged 78 years.
Died. - SEAMAN - In Cortland, on the 22d inst., Mrs. Rhoda V. SEAMAN, aged 64 years.
Died. - YATES - At Harford, Oct. 6th, Benjamin YATES, aged 71 years.
Died. - ALDRICH - At Dryden, Oct. 13th, Mrs. Sarah ALDRICH, aged 47 years.
Died. - LOOMIS - At San Rafael, Cal., on the 9th inst., Wm. E. LOOMIS, a native of New York, aged 44 years, 1 month and 2 days.
Died. - BENNETT - In Taylor, N.Y., on the 14th inst., Mrs. Sarah BENNETT, wife of Alfred BENNETT, and daughter of Seth HALBERT, in her 42d year.
Died. BROWN - In Marathon, Oct. [14th?], 1875, Mrs. Alice E. BROWN, aged 27 years.
Died. - SQUIRES - In Aurora, Ill., Thursday, Oct. 14th, of lung fever, Harriet J., wife of E. SQUIRES. Mrs. SQUIRES was a former resident of Virgil.
Died. - HAY - In Cortland, on the 21st ult., at the residence of her daughter, (Mrs. E.N. JOHNSON), Mrs. Mary HAY, of Lapeer, aged 75 years.
Died. - PHETTEPLACE - At the residence of Mrs. Jesse MATTESON, in Norwich, on the 18th ult., Mr. T. B. PHETTEPLACE, of paralysis, aged 55 years.
Died. - MAIN - At the Cortland County Alms House, on the 24th ult., Miss Fannie MAIN, aged 52 years.
Died. - KNAPP - At her father's residence, in Spafford, on the 20th ult., of consumption, Mary L., eldest daughter of Justus H. KNAPP.
Died. - CRITTENDEN - In Cincinnatus, Oct. 21st, 1875, Mrs. Julius CRITTENDEN, aged 68 years.
Died. - BOWDISH - In Astoria, Oct. 24th, Albert W., son of Rev. A. C. and K.M. BOWDISH, aged [11?] years.
Died. - BOWDISH - In Astoria, Oct. 30th, Kate M., wife of Rev. A. C. BOWDISH, aged [38?] years.
Died. - MERRILL - In Homer, last Saturday night, Mr. Hiram MERRILL, aged 79 years.
Died. - LOOMIS - At San Rafael, October 9, William E. LOOMIS, a native of New York, aged 44 years, 1 month and 2 days.
Deceased was a son of Dr. LOOMIS, of Homer, and Brother-in-law of Allen B. SMITH, of this place.
Rev. A. C. BOWDISH, of Astoria, L.I., formerly pastor of the M. E. Church in this village, is called to mourn the sudden death of his wife and son Albert. Mrs. BOWDISH was a sister of Mrs. S. M. WOOD, of this village, and was a very estimable lady, respected and loved by all with whom she came in connection. Mr. BOWDISH's son was a promising youth. Mr. BOWDISH has the heartfelt sympathy of his many friends in this section. The funeral services will be held in the M.E. Church in this village to-morrow (Thursday) afternoon at 1 o'clock. Marathon Independent.
Died. - BIDWELL - In Solon, Oct. 24th, at the house of Mr. Thos. WEEKS, Miss Susanna BIDWELL, aged [74?] years.
Died. - DUNCE - In Cuyler, Oct. 30, 1875, Nancy M. Turner, wife of Alexander DUNCE, in the [58th?] year of her age.
Died. - ROUNDS - In Cortland, on the 25th ult., Daniel M. ROUNDS, aged 38 years, 6 months and 14 days.
Died. - CHEVALIER - In Marathon, Nov. 5th, 1875, Mr. Nicholas SHEVALIER, aged 53 years.
Died. - WOOD - In McGrawville, Nov. [3?d], Mr. Wm. A. WOOD, aged 43 years.
With the twinkling of an eye And the fan of a breath; From the blossom of health To the stillness of death. Nov. 11, 1875 C.M.B.
We are informed that a little girl, daughter of Stephen B. BROWN, of Cuyler, has the small pox. Mr. BROWN has been living in Syracuse and had just moved back to Cuyler when the girl came down with the disease. As we go to press (Friday morning) we learn that the child is dead and was buried last night.
H. C. HENDRICK J. C. CARMICHAEL C. E. HILL
Died. SMITH - In Freetown, Nov. 10th, Luella SMITH, aged 15 years, 10 months and 27 days.
Died. GILBERT - At Homer, N.Y., on Friday, Nov. [1-?], 1875, of apoplexy, Mrs. Mary E., wife of Mr. J. T. GILBERT.
Died. BENNETT - In Pitcher, Nov. [9?]th, Mr. Fayette F. BENNETT, aged 20 years.
Died. DORWARD - At Blodgett's Mills, on the 24th ult., Mary C. Leach, wife of Albert DORWARD, aged 29 years.
Died. SCHERMERHORN - At her home in [Tru----?], Sunday morning, the 7th inst., of [--------?], after an illness of but a few hours, [M---?], wife of Freeman SCHERMERHORN, aged 36 years.
Died. CORNING - In Pitcher, Nov 7, 1875, Martha A., wife of Charles CORNING, aged 48 years.
Died. BARTRAM - In this town, Nov. [1?th], Mrs. Harriet BARTRAM, aged 78 years.
Died SMITH - In Cortland, Nov. 17th, 1875, Lester SMITH, aged 70 years.
James F. HALE, of Otisco, brother of E. P. HALE, Esq., of Syracuse, accidentally shot himself on Thursday last. It is supposed that in the absence of his father's family, the house being locked up, he went to a rear window and reached in to get his gun to go hunting. In drawing it through the window it was discharged, the contents entering his right breast. He was able to pass around to the front of the house, where he died. - Syracuse Standard.
Died. BENTON - In Cortland, Nov. 23d, Chester BENTON, in the seventy-eighth year of his age. [could be DENTON, copy very fuzzy]
Died. BORDEN - In Texas Valley, Nov. 25th, Frankie, youngest son of George W. and Ann Eliza BORDEN , aged [1 year?], 9 months and [19?] days.
Died. GILLETT - In East Scott, Nov. 25th, of Typhoid Pneumonia, Mr. J. [---ley?] GILLETT, aged 41 years.
Died GILLETT - In Summer Hill, on the [27?] ult., Mr. H. [----?] GILLETT, aged 76 years.
Died. GRANNIS - In this village, Nov. [24th?], [---?] GRANNIS, aged [64?] years and 9 months.
Died. FAY- At East Homer, on the 2d inst., Susanna FAY, aged 88 years and [?] months.
Died. SMITH - At Blodgett's Mills, Nov. 27, 1875, Mr. James A. SMITH, aged 41 years and 3 months.
Shocking Affair - At about two o'clock on Friday morning last the citizens of the village of Whitney's Point were startled by the news that Mr. Jabez JOHNSON, a man of considerable influence had committed suicide. It is supposed that he was temporarily insane at the time, as he had complained of terrible pain in his head, and had told his wife that if it did not cease, he should be tempted to end his life by cutting his throat. Since that time his wife has watched him closely, but as he stated on Friday that the pain was not so severe, she relaxed her watch. In the afternoon about two o'clock he went into the barn, took an armful of hay from the loft, proceeded to the floor and cut his throat under each ear with a razor. His wife heard a [-------?], and rushing to the barn beheld her husband bleeding profusely, and with life not quite extinct.
Financial embarassment was partly the cause of self destruction.
A Jury was enpaneled by Coroner RICHARDSON at about six o'clock, which rendered a verdict of death by suicide. - Binghamton Times.
Burned to Death. - last Thursday night Mr. Rawsom CLOSE, furniture dealer, of Norwich, took a lantern and went to the barn to take care of his horse. Shortly afterwards the barn was seen to be on fire, and the fire department was promptly on hand to aid in extinguishing the flames. The remains of Mr. CLOSE were found in the burned building. Rawsom CLOSE was one of the most prominent business in n of Norwich [sic], and was highly respected. Some years ago he was a citizen of Cortland, and worked at his trade for some years with Mr. John McFARLAN. He moved from this place to Norwich, where he established himself in business.
MULDOON - In DeRuyter, December 2d, 1875, James MULDOON, aged 44 years.
LATHROP - In Lapeer, Dec. 16th, suddenly, Mr. A. J. LATHROP, aged - years.
CUNNINGHAM - In Marathon, Dec. 13th, Minnie A., infant daughter of H.S. and A. CUNNINGHAM, aged 1 month and 13 days.
SHORT - In Syracuse, December 18th, 1875, Harry Sperry, youngest child of Henry W. and Fanny M. SHORT, aged 1 year and 6 months.
HARDY - December 15th, at the residence of her son-in-law, Deacon Wm. C. WOODWARD, Mrs. Sally Farwell HARDY, wife of the late Deacon David HARDY, aged 80 years.
Sudden Death. - On Friday, December 10th, Mr. A.J. LATHROP, of Lapeer, fell dead by the side of the road, near his residence, while drawing wood. His brother, Erastus LATHROP, met him only a short distance from where he fell, going on foot and riving his team, which was a young team, and turned around to see how they were going. Soon they went over a little hill, out of sight, and not appearing again as soon as he thought they should, he went back to see what was the matter, and found his brother dead by the side of the road, and holding the lines, and the team standing still. Heart disease was the cause. - Marathon Independent.
Accident at Afton. Albert MEAD, proprietor of the Spring House at Valonia Springs, was instantly killed by the cars yesterday, at 4:40 P.M., at Afton. MEAD, in company with two men named William PAGE and Laverne SANDERS, attempted to cross the Albany & Susquehanna track with his team, ahead of extra coal train No. 18, SPENCER conductor, and SPAULDING engineer. The engine struck the team and threw PAGE and MEAD upon the track, instantly killing MEAD and seriously injuring PAGE. MEAD's head was completely severed from his body; PAGE was terribly cut about the head and is probably in a dangerous condition; SANDERS saved himself by jumping from the wagon. One of the horses was killed, the other was uninjured. MEAD lived three miles below Afton, on the opposite side of the river.-Bing. Times, Dec. 11.
Sad Affliction. - Last week Wednesday, Mr. Allen HALBERT, of Cincinnatus, started in the morning for Weaver's Mill, about 1 1/2 miles from home, apparently in good health. When he arrived at the mill, he did not reply to any questions asked him. After waiting a short time he started homeward, and when near the cheese factory, Mr. COLEGROVE spoke to him, asking him if he wanted to buy some pork. He stopped, dropped his head, but made no reply. Mr. COLEGROVE asked other questions, and receiving no answer, thought all was not right, and he got into the wagon and accompanied him home. His brother, Dr. HALBERT, of this village, was summoned, and it was found that he was suffering from a stroke of paralysis, and he has been unable to speak since, and is failing fast. His sons in Binghamton were notified, and have been at his side to minister to his wants. Last Tuesday morning, Mr. HALBERT died. He was 68 years and 9 months old, was born at Butternuts, N.Y. For a number of years he was engaged in the mercantile business at Union Valley, but has lived at Cincinnatus for the past 15 years, and was a consistent member of the Congregational Church. His loss will be very deeply felt by all. - Otselic Valley Register.
Died. CORWIN - In Cortland, on the 24th inst., of typhoid pneumonia, M. DeForest CORWIN, aged (40?) years 2 months and 14 days.
Died. SEEBER - In Texas Valley, Dec. 21, Mr. George SEEBER, aged (63?) years.
Died. HARKNESS - In Homer, on the 26th inst., of Pneumonia, Thomas, only son of David and Rachael HARKNESS, aged ten months.
Died. GRISWOLD - On the 27th inst., Mrs. Maria GRISWOLD, in the (?4th) year of her age.
Eaten Alive. - On Monday last, Mr. W. P. BAKER, of Lansingville, went into the pig pen to clean it out when he was taken with a fit and fell down insensible.
He was immediately attacked by the pig in the pen, and when discovered had been completely disemboweled by that animal. He lived only a few minutes after being removed. - Groton Journal.
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