Marriage and Death Notices from

Early Geneva Newspapers



From The Expositor

21 September 1808


DIED - In this village, on Saturday, the 17th instant, Miss Margaret Humphrey, of the typhus fever.

On Friday, the 16th instant, a child of Mr. Thomas Wood.

28 September 1808

DIED - In Seneca, on Friday 15th, after a short illness, Mr. Caleb B. Gardner.

2 November 1808

DIED - Near this place, on Saturday morning, the 29th ult., Mr. John Rumney, aged about 63 years, and on Sunday his remains were interred in the burial ground in this village.



From The Expositor
1 March 1809

MARRIED - In this village, the 16th ult., by David Hudson, Esq., Mr. Jonas Seely to Miss Rachel Waggoner, both of Snell.

In Gorham, Mr. Alexander Sutherland to Miss Maria Van Deusen.

DIED - In this village, on Sunday evening last, Mr. Thomas Goundry.

In Canandaigua, on Wednesday morning, the 22d ult., Oliver Phelps, Esq.  Mrs. Betsey Williams, wife of Dr. Wm. Williams, age 37.

22 March 1809

MARRIED - In Canandaigua, the 10th inst., Nathaniel W. Howell, Esq. to Miss Fanny Coleman.

In Farmington, Mr. Luke Sawyer to Miss Rhoda Cook.

In Naples, Mr. J. B. Parrish to Miss Clarilla Clark - Mr. Delancey Newcomb to Miss Polly Parrish.



From Geneva Gazette

2 May 1810


DIED - In this village, on Friday the 27th ult. after a short illness, Lieut. Richard Larzelere, in the 39th year of his age. He has left a wife, with six small children, to lament his death.

In Seneca, the 12th ult., Mr. Abraham Taylor, aged 40 years. He has left a large family to lament his untimely end.

23 May 1810

DIED -  In Gorham, the 17th inst., after a lingering illness, Mrs. Sarah Tayler, consort of Mr. Erastus Tayler, aged 25 years. A tender husband, with three small daughters, are left to lament her departure.

10 October 1810

DIED - In this village, on Tuesday evening, the 2d inst. in the 24th year of his age, Mr. William Campbell, of Oxford, and formerly of Albany.

In Phelpstown, on Thursday evening, the 4th inst., Capt. John Newhall, in the 48th year of his age.

24 October 1810

DIED - Near this village, the 16th inst., George, son of Mr. John Heslop, aged about 5 years.

On Sunday, the 21st inst., an infant child of P. B. Wisner, Esq.


 
From Geneva Gazette
2 January 1811

Lawrence M'Louth, an inhabitant of the town of Farmington, was found dead in the road on the morning of the 3d inst. about 1 fourth of a mile from his house, his death was supposed to have been in consequence of intoxication.

Derick Spurr, of the same town, was found dead in his bed, on the morning of the 18th ult. He complained a few days previous to his death of being indisposed, which, however, excited no apprehensions in his family of his
speedy dissolution. He died apparently without a struggle.

20 February 1811

DIED - At the Glass Factory, near this village, on Monday night last, Mr. William Emsen.
 
13 March 1811


DIED - In Canandaigua, the 28th ult., Timothy Burt, Esq., aged 38.

3 July 1811

DIED - In Canandaigua, the 11th of June, Mrs. Ellen Mower, wife of James B. Mower, Esq., aged 32 years.

In Gorham, suddenly, Mrs. Mercey Murray, wife of Major Elijah Murray, aged 43.

11 July 1811

DIED - In this village, the 13th inst., a child of Mr. Justus Dobbin.

31 July 1811

DIED - In Seneca, the 16th July, Miss Phoebe Warden, daughter of Mr. John Warden, aged 19 years. Her sickness, which was tedious, she bore with great christian fortitude.

28 August 1811

DIED - In Phelps, the 19th inst. Charles, son of Dr. Wm. Horten, aged about 4 years.

In Seneca, the 21st inst., Moses Latta, son of Mr. Samuel Latta, in the 11th year of his age.

18 September 1811

DIED - In Seneca, the 16th inst., Robert Nelson Springstid, aged about 1 year, son of Mr. Jonathan Springstid.

9 October 1811

MARRIED - In Phelps the 3d inst., by Col. Burnet, Mr. Jonathan Powell, son of Rev. H. R. Powell to Miss Sophronia Glover.

6 November 1811

MARRIED - Near this village, on Monday evening last, by the Rev. Mr. Chapman, Captain Abraham Dox, Merchant to Miss Ann C. Nicholas, daughter of the Hon. John Nicholas, Esq.

DIED - In Canandaigua, Widow Hannah Parrish, mother of Capt. J. Parrish, aged 82 years.

27 November 1811

MARRIED - In Seneca, the 19th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Wilfen, Mr. Arthur Lewis to Miss Polly Fulton.

18 December 1811

MARRIED - In Seneca, the 12th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Wilson, Mr. Nathan Whitney, Junr. to Miss Sarah Gray, all of that town.

DIED - In Seneca, 12th inst., Miss Martha Barnes, aged 17 years, daughter of Mr. James Barnes.



From Geneva Gazette
26 February 1812

DIED - In this village, on Thursday night, the 20th February inst. after a lingering illness, Mr. Robert Montgomery, a native of Pennsylvania, in the 24th year of his age.

18 March 1812

MARRIED - In Canandaigua, the 8th inst., Nathaniel Jacobs, M. D. to Miss Hannah Sanburn.

15 April 1812

MARRIED - In Benton, on the 9th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Phelps, Mr. Henry Benton, son of Mr. David Benton of Seneca, to Miss Hanna Dickenson, daughter of Capt. Watsel Dickenson of Benton.

In Phelps, by the Rev. Mr. Powell, Mr. James Boyd to Miss Serena Rogers.

DIED - In Phelps, the 7th inst., James, son of Major Joseph Hall, aged about 3 years. His death was by accidentally falling into a pail of hot water.

13 May 1812


In Phelps, the 9th April, Mr. Francis Root to Miss Cynthia Newhall.

In Canandaigua, on Monday the 4th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Phelps of this village, Mr. Jesse Hawley to Mrs. Betsey R. Tiffany.

20 May 1812

DIED - In this village, on Friday morning the 15th inst., in the 41st year of his age, Doctor John Henry, and on Sunday his remains were followed to the grave by the largest concourse of people ever witnessed here on a similar occasion.

24 June 1812

MARRIED - In Phelps, the 16th inst. by W. Burnet, Esq., Mr. Edward M'Dowell, to the amiable Miss Margaret Cook.

In Phelps, on Sunday last, by Wm. Burnet, Esq., Mr. Harwood Banister to Miss Elsy Boyd.

DIED - In this village, on Friday night last, Mr. Henry Hudson, aged 42 years. He has left a wife and several small children.

In Benton, the 5th inst., Mr. John Butler, aged 90 years, 6 months and 22 days.

In Canandaigua, the 6th inst., Mr. Hicks. His death was occasioned by drinking a poisonous liquid which was mistaken for whiskey.

1 July 1812

DIED - In this village, on Saturday night last, very suddenly, Miss Z. Towar, daughter of Capt. Henry Towar of Lyons, aged 14 years.

15 July 1812

MARRIED - In Phelps, on Sunday evening last, by the Rev. Mr. Axtell, Mr. Andrew Holt to Miss Phebe Swan.

DIED - In this village, on Thursday last, after a short illness, Miss Sophia Field, daughter of Mr. David Field, aged 22 years.

22 July 1812

DIED - In this village on Saturday last, Mr. John Owens. He was killed by the falling of a house under which he was at work. Mr. Owens was a bricklayer, and for many years an inhabitant of this place.

26 August 1812

DIED - On Saturday last, Mrs. Hash, consort of Benjamin Hash, of the town of Seneca, put a period to her existence, by cutting her throat with a razor.

16 September 1812

DIED - In this village, on Wednesday last, after a lingering illness, which she bore with Christian fortitude and resignation, Mrs. Margaret Chapman, wife of the Rev. Jedediah Chapman, in the 74th year of her age.

30 September 1812

DIED - On Sunday morning last, Mr. Jacob DeWitt, near this village, was found dead in his bed. Verdict of the Jury of Inquiry; natural death.

7 October 1812

DIED - In Seneca, the 25th inst., Mrs. Mary Mann, wife of Mr. James Mann, in the 46th year of her age.

14 October 1812

DIED - In this village on Tuesday, the 6th inst., Mr. Thomas Pow, aged about 50 years.

From Geneva Gazette

2 December 1812


DIED - In Bloomfield, the 15th ult., Miss Pauline Saxton, daughter of Col. A. Saxton, in the 16th year of her age.

9 December 1812

MARRIED - The 23d ult., Mr. James Cowing of Seneca, aged about 70 years, to Mrs. Margaret Clark of Reading, widow of the Rev. Phineas Clark.

30 December 1812

MARRIED - In Seneca, by the Rev. Mr. Axtell, Mr. William R. Powers to Miss Thankful Rowland.



From Geneva Gazette

6 January 1813

DIED - In Canandaigua, Mr. Ariel Woodworth, aged 24 years; Mr. John Maley, aged about 26; Mr. Nathaniel Prichard; a child of Mr. John Ramsay; an infant of Mr. Jon. Phelps; Eliza, daughter of Mr. Benj. Nichols, aged 9 years.

20 January 1813

DIED - In Phelps, the 11th inst., after a short illness, Mrs. Lucretia Cost, consort of Capt. Elias Cost, aged about 30 years; Mrs. Taylor, consort of Doctor Taylor.

Near this village, the 16th inst., Mrs. Rain, wife of Mr. Wm. Rain.

27 January 1813

DIED - In this village, the 20th inst., John Bunt, in the 13th year of his age; also on Friday last, Miss Elvira Sanderson, aged 9 years.

In Seneca, on the 24th inst., Mr. Robert Mentor, aged about 35 years.

In Gorham, the 6th inst., in the 51st year of his age, Mr. Erastus Taylor; and on the 13th, at the same place, Mr. Samuel  Taylorof Seneca, father to Erastus T., aged 53 years. The latter has left a disconsolate widow, and the former four little orphans, to lament their irreparable loss.

3 February 1813

MARRIED - In this village, on Friday evening the 5th inst. by the Rev. Mr. Phelps, Mr. William Giffing, Jun., to Miss Margaret Van Rensselaer Keating, all of Geneva.

In Canandaigua, Henry F. Penfield, Esq., to Miss Harriet Seymour; Mr. Alfred T. Welton to Miss Semanthe Miller.

DIED - In Benton, the 21st ult., Mrs. Lurana Pierce, consort of Mr. Abner Pierce, in the 48th year of her age.

24 February 1813

DIED - In this village, the 21st inst., a son of Mr. Henry Lum, aged 1 year and 6 months.

In Benton, the 29th of January, Mr. James Springstid, Senr., aged 73 years.

3 March 1813

DIED - In this village, the 25th ult., Mrs. Lum, wife of Mr. Matthew Lum.

Also, on the 28th ult., Mary Ann, daughter of Mr. Thomas Lowthorp, aged 1 year and 6 months.

Near Geneva, the 26th ult. in the 21st year of her age, Mrs. Anna Fisher, consort of Mr. Henry Fisher, leaving an affectionate husband to deplore her loss.

In Seneca, the 24th ult., George R., son of Mr. Ralph Gregory, in the 5th year of his age.

In Phelps, the 26th ult., aged 40 years, Lewis Warner, Esq., leaving a wife and several young children. On the following day his remains were interred with Masonic honors, attended by a large concourse of relatives and friends.

10 March 1813

DIED - In this village, the 1st inst., Amos Van Tuyl, aged about 28 years, a soldier in the U. States Army, formerly of Orange county.

On the 4th inst., Mr. Jacob Backenstose, in the 45th year of his age. Mr. B. was an old resident of this village, and was an industrious man; he has left a wife and eleven small children.

On the 5th inst., Mr. Joseph Fairchild, in the 45th year of his age, leaving a wife and seven children.

17 March 1813

MARRIED - In Seneca, on Sunday the 14th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Axtel, Mr. Solomon Ringer to Miss Elizabeth Elyea.

DIED - In Canandaigua, Mr. Jacob Hayes, aged 62; Mrs. Warren, wife of Wm. W. and infant child.

24 March 1813

DIED - In Seneca, the 22d inst., aged about 50 years, Major Solomon Warner. In the death of Mr. Warner, his family has met with irreparable loss, and society is deprived of a valuable member.

In this village the 18th inst., James Bump, Jun., late of Hector - a soldier in the U. S. Army.

In Canandaigua, the 11th inst., Col. Oliver L. Phelps, only son of the late O. Phelps, Esq., aged 37; Mr. Elias Stancliff, aged 24. In Farmington, Mr. George Hacker, and his two daughters; in Phelps, Mrs. Barbara Brooks, 70; Samuel Brooks, 40; Moses Brooks, 37; - all of one family.

31 March 1813

MARRIED - In Canandaigua, the 23d inst., Erastus Granger Esq., of Buffalo to Miss Elizabeth Sanborn. The 22d inst., Mr. Isaac Spencer of Batavia to Miss Nancy Wells, daughter of Gen. B. Wells.

DIED - In Seneca, the 25th inst., aged about 24 years, Mrs. Hannah Brockway, wife of Mr. George Brockway.

In Canandaigua, Mrs. Van Norman, at an advanced age.

7 April 1813

DIED - In Seneca, the 31st ult., a son of Mr. Ralph Gregory, aged about 2 years.

From Geneva Gazette 14 April 1813

DIED - In Benton, the 2d April, Mr. Daniel Crane, in his 57th year.

In Seneca, the 28th ult., Mrs. Azubah Brockway, aged 66 years, widow of the late Mr. Gamaliel Brockway.

21 April 1813

In Seneca, the 13th instant, Mr. Joseph Mullender, son of Isaac Mullender.

5 May 1813

DIED - In this village, the 27th ult., Mr. Jabez B. Dexter, aged 51 years; he has resided in this village 22 years. On the same day, Mrs. Rubpert, wife of Mr. Philip Rubpert, aged 27 years.

In Benton, the 26th March, Mrs. Anna Brown, consort of Daniel Brown, Esq., in the 40th year of her age.

In Canandaigua, the 25th ult., Mr. John Clark, aged 52 years - one of the earliest settlers of this county.

26 May 1813

DIED - In this village on the 22d inst. in the 73d year of his age, the Rev. Jedidiah Chapman, associate Pastor of the Presbyterian church in this village.

14 July 1813

MARRIED - In Seneca, on the 4th inst., by Orin Aldrich, Esq., Mr. John Norris of this village to Miss Rachael Fisher, daughter of Mr. Adam Fisher.

28 July 1813

MARRIED - In Canandaigua, Mr. Isaac Amsden of Seneca to Mrs. Diadama Lockwood.

DIED - In this village, the 21st inst., Caroline, daughter of Mr. Ezekiel Roberts, aged about 5 years.

18 August 1813

MARRIED - In Seneca, the 8th inst., by Oren Aldrich, Esq., Mr. Richard Alverson to Miss Laura Lewis - all of that town.

25 August 1813

DIED - In this village, on Sunday afternoon, the 22d inst., Mrs. Hannah Field, consort of Mr. David Field, Sen., aged 64 years.

In Seneca, on Thursday, the 19th inst., William Richardson, son of Mr. Joseph Richardson, aged _3 years.

In Seneca, the 21st inst., Miss Polly Phelps, daughter of Mr. Cornelius Phelps, aged 24 years.

8 September 1813

DIED - In this village on Saturday morning last, Miss Jane Bogert, daughter of H. H. Bogert, Esq., in the 9th year of her age.

In Phelps, Mrs. Polly Glover, wife of Mr. P. Glover, aged 26 years.

15 September 1813

DIED - In Seneca, on Sunday the 5th instant, James Rice, Jun., son of Mr. James Rice of Seneca, aged 17 years.

29 September 1813

DIED - In Seneca, the 16th inst., Mr. Robert Parks, in the 56th year of his age.

6 October 1813

MARRIED - In Gorham, the 23d ult., Maj. Elijah Murray to Mrs. Elizabeth Benham.

13 October 1813

DIED - In Geneva, the 7th inst., Miss Hannah Hull, in the 20th year of her age.

20 October 1813

DIED - In Seneca, the 5th inst., Mr. Aden Squire.

17 November 1813

MARRIED - In this village, the 11th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Axtell, Mr. Castle Sutherland of Batavia to Miss Nancy Gardner of the former place.

In Gorham, the 2d inst., by J. French, Esq., Mr. Samuel Crittenden to Mrs. Dorcas Craft, widow of the late Edward Craft, Esq.

24 November 1813

MARRIED - In this village, the 16th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Axtell, Mr. Philip Rubpert to Mrs. Rebecca Parkhurst.

DIED - In Seneca, the 21st inst., Miss Miranda Warner, daughter of Mr. Samuel Warner, in the 13th year of her age.

1 December 1813

MARRIED - The 28th ult., by the Rev. Mr. Axtell, Mr. Robert B. Gardner to Miss Eunice Cooley, both of Seneca.

In Benton, the 23d Nov. by Elijah Spencer, Esq., Mr. Charles Gillet to Miss Polly Newman, both of that town.

DIED - In this village, the 27th ult., an infant child of Mr. Nathaniel Noble.

8 December 1813

MARRIED - The 25th ult. by the Rev. Mr. Mefier, Mr. John Hennion of Benton to Miss Jane Dey of Fayette.

22 December 1813

MARRIED - In Phelps, the 16th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Axtell, the Rev. Ira M. Olds, pastor of the churches in Lenox and Sullivan, in Madison county, to Miss Phoebe Young of Phelps.

In Seneca, by the same, Mr. William Butler to Miss Esther Miles.



5 January 1814

MARRIED - In Phelps, the 23d Dec. by the Rev. Henry Axtell, Mr. Stephen Young to Miss Harriet Doty, both of that town.

12 January 1814

MARRIED - At Phelps, the 5th inst. by Joseph Hall, Esq., Mr. Festus Merry to Miss Pirsis Catlin, both of that town. On the 6th inst. by the same, Mr. Charles Hastings of Junius to Miss Olive Godfrey of Phelps.

DIED - In this village, the 7th inst., Mr. William Lukins, aged about 21 years; he was an honest, industrious mechanic, and of respectable parents, who reside in Philadelphia.

19 January 1814

MARRIED - In Seneca, the 10th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Merrill, Mr. James Catlin to Miss Hulda Stanley, daughter of Seth Stanley.

26 January 1814

MARRIED - In Phelps, the 18th inst., by Joseph Hall, Esq., Mr. Aden Webster of Truxton to Miss Charlotte Bacon of the former place.

9 February 1814

MARRIED - In this village, the 2d inst., by the Rev. Mr. Axtell, Mr. William Field to Miss Phila Field.

At Phelps, the 6th inst., by Joseph Hall, Esq., Mr. John Hildreth of Boyle to Miss Susan Hildreth, of the former place.

DIED - In Seneca, Mr. Frederick Booger, leaving a large family in a helpless situation.

23 March 1814

DIED - In West Bloomfield, Col. Cyrus Kingsbury, aged 50 years, late of Alstead, Cheshire Co., N. H.

In East Bloomfield, Mrs. Mary Beach, wife of Mr. Israel B., aged 52.

In Canandaigua, Mr. James Mills, aged 64; he was removing from Massachusetts to Batavia.

30 March 1814

MARRIED - In Middlesex, the 15th inst., Mr. Charles W. Henry to Miss Penelope C. Potter, daughter of the late Judge Potter.

DIED - In this village on Sunday, the 27th inst., a daughter of Mr. David Carlisle, aged about 6 years. Her death was occasioned by a large log falling on her. She died in a few hours after the accident.

13 April 1814

MARRIED - In Phelps, 7th inst., Mr. Eleazer West to Miss Amanda Flint, both of that town.

DIED - In Phelps, 9th inst., Mrs. Thomas, wife of Mr. David Thomas.

27 April 1814

MARRIED - At Phelps, the 16th inst., Mr. Philander Glover to Miss Ruhamah Hall, both of that town.

11 May 1814

DIED - In this village, on Friday last, Mr. John Van Wye, leaving a wife and seven children.

1 June 1814

MARRIED - In Phelps, the 22d ult., by Joseph Hall, Esq., Mr. James Westfall 2d to Miss Hannah Middaugh; on the 25th, Mr. Samuel Hall to Miss Catharine Gillet; the 28th, Mr. John Dodd to Miss Graty Taylor, all of that place.

DIED - In Farmington, the 25th ult., Nathan Pierce, Esq., aged 44 years; one of the earliest settlers of this country.

8 June 1814

MARRIED - In Canandaigua, the 30th ult., Mr. Spencer Chapin, of the firm of Camerona and Chapin, to Miss Eliza Seymour.

DIED - In Middlesex, Mr. Potter, aged 93 years, father of the late Arnold Potter, Esq.

In Canandaigua, Mrs. Polly Smedley, aged 42, wife of James S. Esq.

6 July 1814

DIED - In this village, on Saturday morning, the 2d inst., after a very short illness, Mrs. Ruth Keating, in the 53d year of her age. She was a worthy woman and her loss is much to be regretted.

Suddenly, in Canandaigua, on the 25th ult., from a wound received from a scythe, Mr. Nathaniel Sanburn, formerly of Wethersfield in the state of Connecticut, and one of the first settlers of this county, aged 57 years.

20 July 1814

MARRIED - In Seneca, the 10th inst., by Oren Aldrich, Esq., Mr. William Price to Miss Betsey Whaley, both of Seneca.

DIED - In Seneca, on the night of the 12th instant, Sarah, daughter of the Hon. John Nicholas, in the 8th year of her age.

10 August 1814

DIED - In this village, the 4th inst., Mr. Robert Scot, aged 40 years.

In Canandaigua, Dr. Thomas H. Rawson, late of Onondaga.

24 August 1814

MARRIED - At Canandaigua, the 20th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Terry, Mr. Ebenezer Hale, merchant, to Miss Mary Heyden, all of that village.

5 October 1814

MARRIED - In Seneca, the 28th ult., by the Rev. Mr. Higgins, Mr. ______Lyon, of Bath, to Miss Sally Benton, daughter of Mr. David Benton, of the former town.

2 November 1814

DIED - In Seneca, the 15th ult., Mr. Benjamin Gleason, aged 22 years, son of Mr. Eleazur Gleason, of Seneca.

16 November 1814

MARRIED - In Seneca, on Thursday last, by the Rev. Mr. White, Mr. Peter Schuyler to Miss Caroline Brother, daughter of Captain Valentine Brother, all of that town.

23 November 1814

MARRIED - In this village, on Sunday afternoon, the 20th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Clark, Captain John Sweeney to Miss Elizabeth Wood, daughter of Mr. Ralph T. Wood.

In Canandaigua, on Sunday evening, Mr. Charles Underhill to Miss Caroline Hart. In Bloomfield, the 12th inst., Mr. Nathaniel Beach, Jr., one of the editors of the Ontario Repository,  to Miss Charlotte Marsh.

21 December 1814

DIED - In Canandaigua, on Sunday, the 18th inst., after a short illness of the Typhus fever, William Leigh Pierce, Esq.

28 December 1814

MARRIED - In Seneca, the 24th December, by the Rev. Mr. Axtell, Mr. Andrew Miller to Miss Catharine Smith.

In Gorham, the 21st Dec., Mr. William West to Miss Polly Ross.

DIED - In this village, the 24th inst., Mr. Philip M. Holmes, after a long and afflicting illness which he bore with unexampled patience, and died in the full faith of a redeeming savior. He was a young man of good talents and an amiable disposition. He has left an aged father and an affectionate wife to mourn his loss, together with all those who knew him.



From Geneva Gazette

4 January 1815

MARRIED - In Seneca, the 29th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Axtell, Mr. William Pease, of Reading, to Miss Electa Crittenden.

11 January 1815

DIED - In Canandaigua the 24th ult. Mr. Alpheus Richards, ae 30; Hugh Jameson, Esq., aged 50 years.

1 February 1815

MARRIED - In Seneca, the 30th ult. by the Rev. Mr. Axtell, Mr. John H. Loper, of Lyons, to Miss Catharine Fisher, of the former town.

In Canandaigua, the 23d ult, James Smedley, Esq. to Miss Ann Hastings, late of Herkimer.

DIED - In Gorham, of a cancer, Widow Mary Harwood, aged 91 years.

8 February 1815

MARRIED - In Benton, the 2d inst., by the Rev. Mr. Clark, of this village, Mr. Joseph Williams of Seneca to Miss Amy Woodworth of the former town.

In this village, the 4th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Axtell, Mr. _____ Watkins of Gorham to Miss Deborah Whitney, daughter of Mr. Bascum Whitney, of the former place. On the 5th, by the same, Mr. William W. Dobbin, of Junius, to Miss Julia Ann Larzelere.

DIED - In Seneca, suddenly, the 6th inst., much regretted by her friends and acquaintances, Mrs. Nancy M'Cullough, consort of John M'Cullough, Esq., and daughter of Mr. Seth Stanly.

22 February 1815

MARRIED - In Seneca, the 16th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Axtell, Mr. John Ayres to Miss Polly Cowing.

DIED - In this village, the 16th inst., an infant daughter of Mr. A. B. Hall.

In Canandaigua, Mr. Reuben Paddleford; also Mrs. ______ Davis.

8 March 1815

MARRIED - In this village, the 1st inst., by the Rev. Mr. Axtell, Mr. George Bennet, of Seneca, to Miss Lum, of the former place.

In Seneca, the same day, by the Rev. Mr. Axtell, Mr. Otis Whitney to Miss Betsey Hawley. On the 2d, Mr. Truman G. Hall, of Onondaga, to Miss Eleanor Caniff, of Seneca.

DIED - In this village, the 22d Feb., Eleanor, daughter of Mr. Joseph B. Seely, aged about 9 years.

15 March 1815

MARRIED - In Bloomfield, Mr. Enoch A. Hall, son of Gen. Hall, to Miss Marietta Shelly; Mr. Samuel Nichols to Miss Clarissa Lee.

22 March 1815

MARRIED - In this village, on Sunday the 19th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Axtell, Mr. Benjamin Lemmon of Romulus, to Mrs. Sally Hudson, of the former place.

In Canandaigua, Mr. Bradford Walker of Bristol, to Miss Eliza Holcomb.

DIED - In Naples, Capt. Ephraim Cleveland, jr., aged 42; in Bloomfield, Capt. Lemuel Paul.

5 April 1815

DIED - In Seneca, very suddenly, the 26th ult., Mrs. Mary Nugent, consort of Mr. Samuel Nugent, in the 45th year of her age.

12 April 1815

DIED - In Naples, Mrs. Abigail Madden, aged 79. In Phelps, Mrs. Rachel Howes, consort of Mr. Benj. Howes, in the 53d year of her age.

19 April 1815

DIED - In Seneca, the 10th inst., suddenly, in the 24th year of her age, Mrs. Maria Dutton, wife of Mr. Austin Dutton, leaving a husband inconsolable for the loss of a worthy and exemplary wife.

17 May 1815

DIED - In Seneca, on Monday night, the 9th inst., after a lingering illness, leaving a wife and five children to mourn his loss, Mr. Caleb Rice, a worthy and respectable inhabitant of the town, in the 33d year of his age.

24 May 1815

MARRIED - On Wednesday 17th inst. in Trinity Church, Geneva, by the Rev. Mr. Welton, the Rev. Oren Clark, Rector of said Church, to Miss Eliza Ann Rutgers, of the same place.

7 June 1815

DIED - In Phelps, the 4th inst., in the 63d year of his age, Mr. William Ottley, a native of England, but many years resident in this country.

A daughter of Mr. S. Blackmer, of Canandaigua, aged 4 years, was burnt to death, the 24th ult., by her clothes taking fire.

14 June 1815

DIED - In Canandaigua, Mr. Cruger Stanley, ae 39, son of Mr. Seth Stanley, of Seneca.

28 June 1815

MARRIED - In this village, the 21st inst., by Jacob Dox, Esq., Mr. John Ellison to Miss Charlotte Minzer, of this place.

DIED - In this village, the 17th inst. in the 35th year of his age, leaving a wife and 5 children. The next day his remains were interred with military honors by the Geneva Light-Infantry Company, of which he was a member.

5 July 1815

MARRIED - In Hatfield, Mass., on the 7th ult., Mr. Horace Hastings, of this village, to Miss Betsey Hastings, of the former place.

12 July 1815

DIED - At Mr. Ebenezer Chittenden's in Phelps, on the 3d inst., Mrs. Hannah Field, wife of Mr. David Field, Jr., of this village, in the 28th year of her age.

2 August 1815

DIED - In this village, the 30th ult., a son of Mr. Seymour, aged about 2 years. This child's death was occasioned by its being given laudanum instead of tincture of rhubarb through mistake.

In Canandaigua, the 22d ult., Sarah, daughter of Nathaniel Gorham, Esq., in the 4th year of her age. On the 27th ult., an infant son of Myron Holley, Esq.

9 August 1815

DIED - In this village, the 2d inst., George Hutton, son of Mr. Wm. Giffing, age 11 months.

In Canandaigua, Miss Doane, aged 20 yrs.. An infant child of Mr. Wm. Wood. An infant daughter of Mr. Hugh W. Gown. In Gorham three children of Mr. Wm. Murray.

16 August 1815

DIED - In this village, on Tuesday last, an infant daughter of Mr. Riker, aged 1 year and 5 months.

30 August 1815

DIED - In this village, the 28th inst., a daughter of Mr. Joseph Ives, aged 3 years.

Suicide - A young man in the town of Victor, named Harry Nobles, for some reason unknown, hung himself on the morning of the 17th inst.

6 September 1815

MARRIED - In Phelps, the 27th ult., by Joseph Hall, Esq., Mr. Roderick Vaughan to Miss Clarissa Stebins.

DIED - In this village, the 30th ult., Charles William, son of Mr. Thomas Lowthorp, aged 13 months.

13 September 1815

MARRIED - In this village, on Sunday evening last, by Jacob Dox, Esq., Mr. Henry Brizse to Miss Phebe Dobbin.

In Benton on the 7th ult., by Elijah Spencer, Esq., Mr. Elijah Depue to Miss Sylvia Crane; Mr. Ephraim Chissom to Miss Sally Miller.

27 September 1815

DIED - In Phelps, the 19th inst., Heslop T., son of Mr. Ralph T. Wood, aged 18 months.

11 October 1815

DIED - Near this village, on Wednesday the 27th ult., Mrs. M'Cormick, wife of Wm. M'C. She died in consequence of the wound received from the accidental discharge of a gun, as mentioned in our paper of the 27th ult.

18 October 1815

MARRIED - At Lyons, the 10th inst., by the Rev. Lawrence Riley, Mr. Silas Chapin of Geneva, to Miss Deborah Dorsey, daughter of Mr. Daniel Dorsey, of the former place. On the 8th inst., Mr. Benjamin F. Sheldon, of Phelps, to Miss Charlotte Patton, of Lyons.

At Clifton Springs, on the 7th inst., by the Rev. Gideon Draper, Mr. Amos Jones to Miss Mary Shekel, daughter of Mr. John Shekel.

1 November 1815

MARRIED - In Seneca, the 25th inst., by the Rev. Mr. White, Mr. John Sloan to Miss Betsey Black, daughter of Mr. Hugh Black.

8 November 1815

MARRIED - On Thursday last, by the Rev. Mr. White, Mr. Solomon Jones, to Miss Sophia Warner, both of Seneca.

DIED - In Seneca, on the 31st ult., Mrs. Ann Smith, aged 58 years.

15 November 1815

MARRIED - In Phelps, Mr. Nathan Bliss of Farmington to Miss Elizabeth Spoor, of the former place; Mr. William Cagidill, of New York, to Miss Nancy Parks; In Farmington, Mr. _____ Maynard of Canandaigua to Miss Mary Ann Clark; Mr. Sharon Booth to Mrs. Annie Wilder, of Bristol; in Canandaigua, Mr. Bradford King of Rochester village to Miss Betsey Remington, daughter of Col. T. Remington; Mr. David Kazort to Miss Sally Phelps; Mr. Lyman Phelps to Miss Ann Bristol; Mr. David Butler to Miss Hannah Giltson.

22 November 1815

MARRIED - In Canandaigua, Mr. Lyman Kennedy to Miss Mary Newcomb. In Victor, Mr. Abraham Boughton to Mrs. Ruth Brace; Mr. Elisha Brace to Miss Laura Scudder; Mr. John Hart to Miss _____ Cline; Mr. James Bortle to Mrs. Hannah Scudder.

29 November 1815

MARRIED - In New York, on the 15th inst., Mr. James B. Mower of Canandaigua to Miss Mary Kip, daughter of the late Samuel Kip, Esq., of Kip's Bay.

6 December 1815

DIED - In Canandaigua, Mr. Elijah Rose, aged 60; Mrs. Betsey Goodell, aged 84; a son of Mr. Samuel Clark, aged 5; In Bloomfield, the 25th, Samuel Wright, Esq., aged 64; In Bristol, Mrs. Sarah H. Codding, wife of Mr. Wm. T. Codding, aged 33;  Deacon Jabez Hicks, aged 55 years.

20 December 1815

MARRIED - In Canandaigua, Mr. Jacob Tupper to Miss Margaret Rowley; Mr. Martin Howard, of Bloomfield, to Miss Laura Morely.

DIED - In Farmington, Mr. Appleton Andrews, aged 53; In Bloomfield, Mrs. _____ Paul, wife of Mr. Wm. Paul; in Bristol, Mrs. Betsey Sears, wife of Mr. John S., aged about 30.

27 December 1815

MARRIED - In Canandaigua, Mr. Joseph Van Orman to Miss Rhoda Case; in Benton, Mr. Harry Kelsey to Miss Nancy Spencer; Mr. Salmon Smith to Miss Polly Philerson; Mr. George Wilhelms to Miss _____ Bailey.



10 January 1816

DIED - In this village, on the 5th inst., Mr. Daniel Goff, aged 68 years.

17 January 1816

DIED - Near this village, the 1st inst., Sarah, wife of Mr. James I. Boyd, in the 50th year of her age.

24 January 1816

MARRIED - In Seneca, the 13th inst., by the Rev. Mr. White, Capt. Abner Woodworth, of Benton, to Miss Isabella Black, daughter of Mr. Hugh Black.

In Fayette, the 14th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Young, Mr. Aaron Runyon, of Seneca, to Miss Sally Silvers, of the former place.

In this village, the 20th inst., by Jacob Dox, Esq., Mr. George Parkinson to Miss Jane Doyle.

In Phelps, the 15th inst., by Joseph Hall, Esq., Mr. John Van Lew to Miss Catharine Meyeres; the 18th, by the same, Mr. Geo. Huffman to Miss Sally Kinyon, all of Phelps.

In Benton, Mr. William Knap to Miss Betsey Green.

7 February 1816

MARRIED - In Seneca, John McCullough, Esq., to Mary Parke.

In Gorham, Dr. David Sprague to Miss Polly Raymond; In Canandaigua, Mr. Orlando Morse to Miss Sarah Hawley; In Bloomfield, Mr. Henry D. Sewall of N. Y. to Miss Mary C. Norton.

14 February 1816

MARRIED - On Saturday, the 10th inst., by the Rev. Mr. White, Mr. Philip Rose, to Mrs. Frances Wilson, of this village.

In Junius, the 7th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Wells, Mr. John Shekell, of Phelps, to Miss Betsey Russell.

In Seneca, the 4th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Axtell, Mr. Benjamin Howes, of Phelps, to Miss Esther Whitney, daughter of Capt. Joel Whitney.

In Gorham, Dr. David Sprague to Miss Polly Rayment.

In Canandaigua, Mr. Ward Parks of Bristol to Miss Roxana Gooding.

DIED - In Canandaigua, a child of Mr. Robert Boyd; a child of Mr. Lewis Charles; a child of Mr. Benj. Canfield; a child of Mr. Daniel Randel; a son of Mr. James Nethaway (casualty);

21 February 1816

DIED - In the vicinity of Geneva, the 1st inst., Mr. David Smith, at the advanced age of 85 years. He was among the first emigrants to the Genesee country, where he has resided for the last 24 years.

In Canandaigua, Mrs. Anna Bissel, wife of Mr. Moses B., aged 64.

28 February 1816

MARRIED - In this village, on Monday evening last, the 26th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Clark, Jacob Dox, Esq., to Miss Mary Ann Rees, daughter of Maj. James Rees.

In Benton, the 22d inst., Mr. William Patterson, to Miss Rachel Ireland.

6 March 1816

MARRIED - In this village, on Thursday, the 29th of February, by the Rev. Mr. Clark, Mr. Stephen K. Grosvenor, Merchant, of Buffalo, to Miss Lucretia S. Stanley, adoptive daughter of D. W. Lewis, Esq.

In Benton, the 25th ult., Mr. Truman Bates to Miss Mary Franklin; Mr. William Riggs to Miss Eunice Brown.

In Phelps, Mr. Alfred Hobbs to Miss Polly Hutchinson; Mr. George Grimes to Mrs. _____ Aldrich; Mr. Joseph Griffiths to Miss Betsey Storms.

DIED - In Canandaigua, Mr. John Ketchum, aged 24 years.

13 March 1816

MARRIED - In Benton, the 3d inst., Mr. Heman Chapman to Miss Levisa Swarthout, both of that town.

In Canandaigua, Mr. William Porter to Miss Phebe Macumber.

DIED - In this village, the 9th inst., in the 23d year of her age, Ann Whippo, daughter of James and Hannah Whippo; On the 11th inst., Mr. Thomas Wood, in the 3xth year of his age.

In Canandaigua, the 4th inst., Mrs. Eleanor Dudley, aged 54; In Bristol, George Codding, Esq., aged 33.

20 March 1816

MARRIED - On Sunday evening last, by Jacob Dox, Esq., Mr. Thomas Davis, to Miss Nancy Lewis, both of Phelps; In Canandaigua, Mr. Thomas Spencer to Miss Hannah W. Phelps.

DIED - In this village, the 14th inst., Mr. Frederick Backenstose, aged 44 years. He was one of the oldest inhabitants of this village, having resided in it 21 years.

27 March 1816

DIED - On the 23d inst., at the house of James Davidson, Esq., in this village, Mary S. Clark, niece of Mrs. Davidson, and daughter of Mr. Thomas B. Clark of the city of New York. This affectionate and promising child was in the 11th year of her age.

At the same house, on the 19th inst., Primus Flemens, a free black man, aged 45 years, a faithful servant in the family of Mr. Davidson, and a worthy man. He was a member of the New York African Society.

In Canandaigua, Mr. Samuel Stiles, aged 55 years.

3 April 1816

MARRIED - On Thursday evening last, by the Rev. Mr. Axtell, Mr. Jacob Larzelere to Miss Sally Gardner, all of this village.

In Bloomfield, Mr. Walker, to Miss Clarissa Norton; Mr. Lake to Miss Sally Stone.

17 April 1816

MARRIED - On Sunday evening last, by the Rev. Mr. Hollett, Mr. James Stockton, of Vienna, to Miss Martha Hughs, of this village.

24 April 1816

MARRIED - In Benton, the 18th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Chase, Mr. William Gates to Miss Polly Trimmer.

22 May 1816

MARRIED - In Seneca, on Sunday evening last, by Eli Bannister, Esq., Mr. William Baxter to Miss Laura Chase.

29 May 1816

MARRIED - On Tuesday evening last, by Eli Bannister, Esq., Mr. George Rose to Miss Ann Huston, all of this village.

5 June 1816

DIED - In this village, on the 29th ult., John H. S., son of Mr. Jabez Pease, aged about 2 years.

On Thursday last, of the pleurisy, Mr. Samuel M'Cormick; At the Old Castle, near this village, on Friday last, Mr. Samuel Crittenden, in the 82d year of his age; In Phelps, on the 5th ult., Mary Ann, daughter of Mr. Griffith P. Griffiths, in the 4th year of her age.

26 June 1816

MARRIED - On the 15th inst., by the Rev. Henry Axtell, Mr. Moses Mann to Miss Abigail Paine, both of this village.

3 July 1816


DIED - In this village, the 26th ult., Mr. Aaron Moore, aged 34 years; On the same day, Joel B. Rice, in the 7th year of his age, and on the 1st instant Zebina H. Rice, in the 3d year of his age, both sons of Mr. Zebina R.

On the 30th, Thomas W., son of mr. David Tolford, in the 5th year of his age.

10 July 1816

MARRIED - On the 4th inst., by the Rev. Henry Axtell, Mr. David Field, Jun., to Miss Electa Hastings, both of this village.

On the same day, by the same, Mr. _____Miller of Junius, to Miss Catharine Speaker, of Seneca.

In Benton, on the 20th ult., Mr. Newman Morse to Miss Polly Spangler; Mr. John Giffords to Miss Polly Morgan; on the 27th, Mr. Cyrenus Smith to Miss Margaret Yetten.

DIED - In Phelps, on the 22d ult., Mrs. Tayler, consort of Mr. John Tayler.

17 July 1816

MARRIED - On the 9th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Clark, Mr. Jarvis L. Smith to Miss Elizabeth Hitchcock, all of this village.

In Benton, Mr. Peter Schysm to Miss Betsey Baldwin.

DIED - In Canandaigua, on the 28th ult., Maj. Elijah Murray, aged 60 years.

21 August 1816

DIED - On Sunday morning last, a child of Mr. Oliver Fields, of Phelps, aged 6 years.

28 August 1816

MARRIED - On the 18th inst., by Eli Bannister, Esq., Mr. John M'Kenzie to Miss Deborah Gruning; on the 22d, by the same, Mr. Michael Isenhour to Miss Marilla Knickerbocker, all of Seneca.

DIED - Near Geneva, the 23d inst., Mrs. Esther Belding, consort of Mr. Selah Belding.

In Seneca, on the 3d inst., Amos, aged 15 months, and on the 13th, Daniel, aged 2 years, sons of Mr. Jephthah Earll.

4 September 1816

MARRIED - On Wednesday last, by the Rev. Mr. Axtell, Capt. Robert M'Kay of Caledonia to Miss Alida Fort of this village.

On the same day, by Philetus Swift, Esq., Mr. Robert Erwin to Miss Betsey Lott, both of Phelps.

DIED - In this village, on Sunday last, Miss Maria Rhodes, aged 16 years.

11 September 1816

DIED - Yesterday, in this village, of a lingering illness, Mrs. Elizabeth Lewis, wife of Daniel W. Lewis, Esq., aged 50 years.

18 September 1816

MARRIED - In Phelps, on Sunday evening last, by Philetus Swift, Esq., Mr. Ira Bronson, of this village, to Miss Mary Crittenden, of the former place.

In Elizabeth Town, N. J., on the 26th ult., Mr. John Hays of this village, to Miss Abigail Price, of the former place.

DIED - In this village, on Thursday last, of an apoplectic fit, Mr. David Naglee, aged 16 years.

On Friday morning, a son of Henry S. Crosby, aged 13 months.

On Sunday evening, Sarah, daughter of Dr. Wm. Hortsen, aged 3 years.

25 September 1816

MARRIED - On Sunday evening last, by Eli Bannister, Esq., Mr. Leonard Burns to Miss Margaret Passage, all of Seneca.

2 October 1816

MARRIED - On Sunday evening last, by the Rev. Henry Axtell, Mr. Seth Chapin to Mrs. Sylvia Holmes, daughter of Col. Cyrenius Chapin, all of this village.

23 October 1816

MARRIED - On Sunday evening last, by the Rev. Mr. Axtell, Mr. Henry Newton, Merchant, to Miss Harriet Walbridge, all of this village.

DIED - In this village, on the 17th inst., David D. Dey, aged 18 years, son of David Dey, of Romulus, Seneca County. During a short apprenticeship at this Office his conduct was highly praiseworthy and deserving of emulation.

30 October 1816

MARRIED - In Middlesex, on the 23d inst., by the Rev. Mr. Goff, Mr. Seth Hall to Miss Mary Secor; on the 24th, by Enoch Bordwell, Esq., Mr. Robert Briggs to Mrs. Lydia Hall, all of that place.

13 November 1816

MARRIED - In Phelps, the 7th inst., Mr. John Taylor, to Mrs. _____Prescott, both of that town.

DIED - In this village, on Monday evening, of a kick he received from a horse on Saturday evening, which broke his skull, Mr. Moses Hall, son of Mr. Jonathan Hall, of Benton, in the 19th year of his age.

On Thursday morning last, Mrs. Elizabeth Jones, wife of Mr. Joseph Jones.

20 November 1816

DIED - In West Bloomfield, on the 4th inst., Col. Pearly Phillips, aged 53 years, formerly of this village. His remains were interred with Masonic honors, followed by a large concourse of friends and acquaintances.

27 November 1816

MARRIED - In Phelps, on the 18th inst., Mr. Benoni Porter, of this village, to Miss Fanny Lang, of the former place.

4 December 1816

DIED - In this village, on Sunday last, an infant son of David Hudson, Esq.

11 December 1816

MARRIED - In this village, on Thursday evening last, Mr. Joseph D. Hayward to Miss Mary Ann Fowle.

18 December 1816

MARRIED - In this village, the 15th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Axtell, Mr. Samuel Grannis to MIss Sally Barnard, daughter of Capt. Foster Barnard.

On the same evening by Eli Bannister, Esq., Mr. Justus Holdenburg to Miss Jane M'Dowell.



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