Marriage and Death Notices from
Early Geneva Newspapers
From The Expositor
21 September 1808
In this village, on Saturday, the 17th instant, Miss
of the typhus fever.
On Friday, the 16th instant, a child of Mr. Thomas Wood.
28 September 1808
In Seneca, on Friday 15th, after a short illness, Mr.
Caleb B. Gardner.
2 November 1808
Near this place, on Saturday morning, the 29th ult., Mr.
aged about 63 years, and on Sunday
his remains were interred in the burial ground in this village.
From The Expositor
1 March 1809
In this village, the 16th ult.,
by David Hudson, Esq., Mr. Jonas Seely
to Miss Rachel
both of Snell.
In Gorham, Mr. Alexander Sutherland
to Miss Maria Van
In this village, on Sunday evening last, Mr. Thomas
In Canandaigua, on Wednesday morning, the 22d ult., Oliver Phelps,
Mrs. Betsey Williams,
wife of Dr. Wm. Williams, age 37.
22 March 1809
In Canandaigua, the 10th inst., Nathaniel W.
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.
to Miss Polly Parrish.
From Geneva Gazette
2 May 1810
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
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
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
in the 48th year of his age.
24 October 1810
Near this village, the 16th inst., George,
of Mr. John Heslop,
aged about 5 years.
On Sunday, the 21st inst., an infant child
of P. B. Wisner,
2 January 1811
From Geneva Gazette
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.
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
At the Glass Factory, near this village, on
Monday night last, Mr. William Emsen.
13 March 1811
In Canandaigua, the 28th ult., Timothy Burt,
3 July 1811
In Canandaigua, the 11th of June, Mrs. Ellen Mower,
of James B. Mower, Esq., aged 32 years.
In Gorham, suddenly, Mrs. Mercey Murray,
wife of Major Elijah
Murray, aged 43.
11 July 1811
In this village, the 13th inst., a child
of Mr. Justus Dobbin.
31 July 1811
In Seneca, the 16th July, Miss Phoebe Warden,
of Mr. John Warden, aged 19 years. Her sickness, which was tedious, she
bore with great christian fortitude.
28 August 1811
In Phelps, the 19th inst. Charles,
son of Dr.
, 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
In Seneca, the 16th inst., Robert Nelson
aged about 1 year, son of Mr. Jonathan Springstid.
9 October 1811
In Phelps the 3d inst., by Col. Burnet, Mr.
son of Rev. H. R. Powell to Miss Sophronia
6 November 1811
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.
In Canandaigua, Widow Hannah Parrish,
Capt. J. Parrish, aged 82 years.
27 November 1811
In Seneca, the 19th inst., by the Rev. Mr.
Wilfen, Mr. Arthur Lewis
to Miss Polly Fulton.
18 December 1811
In Seneca, the 12th inst., by the Rev. Mr.
Wilson, Mr. Nathan Whitney, Junr.
to Miss Sarah Gray,
of that town.
In Seneca, 12th inst., Miss Martha Barnes,
aged 17 years, daughter of Mr. James Barnes.
From Geneva Gazette
26 February 1812
In this village, on Thursday night, the 20th February
inst. after a lingering illness, Mr. Robert Montgomery,
native of Pennsylvania, in the 24th year of his age.
18 March 1812
In Canandaigua, the 8th inst., Nathaniel Jacobs,
to Miss Hannah Sanburn.
15 April 1812
In Benton, on the 9th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Phelps, Mr.
son of Mr. David Benton of Seneca,
to Miss Hanna Dickenson,
daughter of Capt. Watsel Dickenson of
In Phelps, by the Rev. Mr. Powell, Mr. James Boyd
Miss Serena Rogers.
In Phelps, the 7th inst., James,
son of Major
aged about 3 years. His death was by accidentally
falling into a pail of hot water.
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
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
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
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
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.
Whitney, of the former place. On the 5th, by the same, Mr. William
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. ______
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
Hall, to Miss Marietta Shelly; Mr. Samuel Nichols to Miss
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
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
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
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
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
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
Esq., Mr. Henry Brizse to Miss Phebe Dobbin.
In Benton on the 7th ult., by Elijah Spencer, Esq., Mr. Elijah
to Miss Sylvia Crane; Mr. Ephraim Chissom to Miss
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
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
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
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
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
aged 55 years.
20 December 1815
MARRIED - In Canandaigua, Mr. Jacob Tupper to Miss
Margaret Rowley; Mr. Martin Howard, of Bloomfield, to Miss
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
Mr. Salmon Smith to Miss Polly Philerson; Mr. George
to Miss _____ Bailey.
10 January 1816