Wilkes Barre Records Extracts Dec 1-14, 1885
Wilkes-Barre Record, Tue, Dec 1, 1885
In Hazleton Nov 26 by Rev E A Bauer, JESSE HANZ and Miss MARY BOEHMLER, both of Hazleton
In Forty Fort Nov 19 by Rev George Greenfield, STEPHEN A MARSDEN of Forty Fort, and Miss CARRIE M EVANS, of Ashley
In Wilkes-Barre Nov 30, Mrs FRANK MCGILL, residing on Meade St, died yesterday afternoon after a long and painful illness. She was a victim of a pulmonary complaint, and was aged about 23 years. One child, a girl about 1 year old, survives her. Deceased was a sister of JAMES W, JOHN, and PATRICK MULHERRIN of this city. The funeral will take place Wednesday at 2, services at St Mary's Catholic Church, interment in the new Catholic Cemetary.
GEORGE LAPHY, a well-known resident of Luzerne Borough, and a veteran of the late war, dropped dead at his home about 10:30 last evening. He served with distinction throught the war as a member of Battery C, 4th US Artillery, and while gallantly serving his gun in a hot action, received a wound in the face that resulted in total blindness. He leave a wife and three children.
The funeral will take place Thursday from his late house. Services will be held at the M E Church at 2:30, interment will be made in Forty Fort Cemetary.
JACOB SCHWAB, of Newtown, was squeezed to death yesterday between cars at the Stanton Mines where he was employed. He was about 50 years of age, and leaves a wife, and large family to mourn his life. He was a brother-in-law of Councilman VALENTINE SCHUYLER
Mrs MARY GIVENS, widow of the late FRANK GIVENS, was buried yesterday. The funeral was held at her late residence on Payne St in Kingston; Rev A Griffith officiating.
The funeral of Mrs Dr A P O'MALLEY took place yesterday morning and was widely attended. The pallbearers were: M J STEPHENS, PETER MCMANUS, EDWARD LYNCH, JAMES L LENAHAN, JOHN MCGARRY, and DENIS WARD. After a high mass at St Mary's Catholic Church, the funeral procession proceeded to the grave, where the last prayers were said by Father Moffett.
GRAND JURORS TO REPORT MONDAY, JAN 4:
From Wilkes-Barre: PETER SMITH, Jr (miner), BENJAMIN ARMSTRONG (druggist),GEORGE H PARRISH (gentleman), C B SUTTON (alderman), JESSE BRIGGS (carpenter)
From Hazleton: J H BROWN (machinist)
From Hazle Twp: JOHN GARVIN (miner), JAMES BONNER (miner)
From Luzerne Borough: HENRY ANDERSON (miner)
From White Haven: OTTO RICKE (butcher)
From Lake: S E EDWARDS (farmer)
From Sugarloaf: WILLIAM WALTER (farmer)
From Pittston: THOMAS HOFFMAN (teamster), MICHAEL MALLON (miner), WILLIAM SIMPSON (superintendant), ALBERT SUITOR (saloon)
From Plymouth: MICHAEL MELVIN (constable), D B LODRICK (saddler), JAMES EASTON (engineer)
From Freeland: THOMAS CAMPBELL (merchant)
From Hanover: JAMES BRADY (laborer), GEORGE HOUCK (coal artist)
From Dallas Twp: JOHN DAVIS (farmer)
From Plains: W P MINER (farmer)
W J FLORENCE is 54 years old
THOMAS JAMES of Gainesville, FL is the father of 53 children
Wilkes-Barre Record, Wed, Dec 2, 1885
MARRIAGES: none listed
In Pleasant Valley Dec 1, JAMES EDWARDS died of lockjaw this morning. The primary cause was a slight wound in the knee, received from an adz several weeks ago. His funeral will take place on Thursday next at 2 pm.
In Pittston Dec 1, MICHAEL FLAHERTY, a miner in No. 6 shaft, of the Pennsylvania Coal Co, at Inkerman, was killed this morning by a fall of rider coal. The accident occurred in the same chamber in which LAHERTY'S partner, JAMES P DELANEY, was killed almost three months ago. His age was 50 years, and leaves a wife and family of five grown up children.
HENRY H WILLIAMS, living on Northampton St, died at 1:30 this morning of miner's consumption. He had been sick only 2 weeks. He was nearly 70 years of age and leaves a wife and a large family of children, now grown to adult age. Their names are: HENRY T, GEORGE, JOHN, Miss MARY, TILLIE, and DORTHER. Deceased was an englishman by birth, having been born in London. He was a resident of Wilkes-Barre for 14 years and was lately employed at the Hollenback shaft as a fan runner. Notice of funeral will be given hereafter.
Mrs JAMES BLACK, a well-known resident of Ashley, died yesterday morning at about 5 o'clock after an illness of only a week's duration. She was a daughter of Mrs S A BUTLER and a sister of Mrs J FRANK WILLIAMS and leaves a family of several children.
CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS:
S L BROWN was granted permission to erect a three story brick warehouse on Market St adjoining his block
ANTHONY BAUER was appointed special policeman for South Main St, and SCOTT
SHAFFER for the Third Ward
The Fire Department Committee were authorized to purchase a team of horses, harness, and wagon for engine house No. 3, and JAMES E GIBBONS was appointed teamster, and JAMES G HORTEN stoker of said steamer, they to live in the engine house and pay a monthly rental of $10.00.
J W RICHARD, PATRICK FARRELL, W H RICHARD, PATRICK DERMIDY, WILLIAM A RICHARD, THOMAS WHELAN, CHARLES KISNER, and PATRICK GIBBONS were appointed as member of Steamer No. 3. WILLIAM WHITEFIELD was appointed foreman, PETER MCGANN assistant foreman, and SAMUEL THOMPSON, engineer. The whole force will go on duty upon the arrival of the new steamer.
JACOB SCHMITT was appointed a member of Hook and Ladder Co No. 5, in place of THOMAS ARGUE.
Wilkes-Barre Record, Thu, Dec 3, 1885
In Brooklyn NY by Rev John Evans, DAVID E MILES of Plymouth, one of the finest tenors in the Wyoming Valley, and Miss KATIE E EDWARDS of kingston, one of the finest accompanists in Wilkes-Barre. They will reside in Kingston
JOHN JONES, and Miss MARY JONES, both of Edwardsville, were married last Saturday night by Rev D S Thomas, of Shenandoah
In Pittston Dec 2, WILLIAM STALEY, age 55 yrs, a victim of kidney disease.
A wife and five grown children survive. THEODORE R, WILLIAM S, and CHARLES are the sons, and Mrs FRANK REID and MARY STALEY are the daughters. Mr STALEY was an consistent member of the Methodist Church, and was active in moral reforms, particularly temperance work.
In Pittston on the 30th alt., of consumption, JAMES DONLEY, age 35 years
In Hazleton Dec 2, CHRISTY MILLER, age 36 years
S R JORDAN, of Scott Twp, died of apoplexy on Tuesday, age about 49 years.
Mr JORDAN served in the old 143d Regiment of the Pennsylvania Volunteers. He was wounded at Gettysburg, and was a member of the Waverly Post G.A.R. He will be buried today with military honors.
The interment of the remains of REBECCA A BLACK, wife of JAMES BLACK, Esq of Ashley, who died at her home on Tues, will take place today. Services will be held at the house at 2, and at the Presbyterian Church of Ashley at 2:30.
The funeral of the late HENRY T WILLIAMS, whose death was mentioned yesterday, will take place Sunday at 2 pm. The remains will be taken to the Primitive M E Church where services will be held. Mr WILLIAMS was born June 3, 1819 and emigrated to this country while yet a young man. He first settled in Michigan where he worked in a copper ore mine for many years.
The copper business becoming very dull in the northwest states, Mr WILLIAMS removed to Johnstown, this state, where he found employment for 7 years in the iron ore mines. In 1871 he brought his family to Wilkes-Barre and engaged in work in and about the mines.
NOVEMBER WILLS FILED:
JAMES L GIDDINGS, NATHANIEL C GIDDINGS executor
HORACE HAWLEY, HENRY G DELONG and DOW WILLIAMS executors
JOHN EDRED JONES, MAGARET W JONES exectrix
HENRY KOUTH, MARTHA ELIZABETH KOUTH executrix
EZEBIAL LEGGETT, MARTH L LEGGETT executrix
NOVEMBER LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION:
MARTIN BROWN, DAVID P POWER administrator
PETER CASSIDY, JOHN CASSIDY administrator
JAMES HARNEY, W J TREMBATH administrator
JAMES JONES, G M LEWIS administrator
GEORGE W JACKSON, M E WALKER administrator
D K JONES, DAVID WILLIAMS administrator
JOHN KERN, PETER SCHUPP administrator
E A SPAULDING, FRANCIS SPAULDING administratrix
GEORGE SUTTON, W H WALLER administrator
G W TRAVIS, ALEXANDER FRANHAM administrator
Wilkes-Barre Record, Fri, Dec 4, 1885
In New York Nov 28 by Rev A H Simpson, S M BARD, and Miss JESSE CULP, both of Wilkes-Barre.
At Alderman Donohue's office yesterday: JOSEPH PHILO and ANNA JACKSON, both residents of Wyoming
In Plymouth, Mrs ALFRED TRESCOTT has presented her husband with a fine baby
In Plymouth Dec 3, MARY KELLY, daughter of GEORGE KELLY, of Larksville, age 2 months, died Wednesday night of inflammation of the lungs. Funeral Friday at 2 pm
ANNIE O'HARAN, age 66, living on Jersey Hill, Plymouth, died suddenly this morning. Deceased leaves a husband and several children. Funeral Saturday at 2 pm; services at St Vincent's Church.
In Plymouth, ANN MCGUIRE, the eight year old daughter of RICHARD MCGUIRE, died on Wednesday afternoon of diptheria. The funeral will take place Friday at 2 pm
The funeral of GEORGE LAPHY, the blind veteran of Luzerne Borough, took place yesterday with all the honors of war. Rev George Greenfield officiated at the house and at the M.E Church. Pallbearers were: IRA MONDAY, S MARSDEN, R WALLACE, G W ENGLER, and C B SUTTON. The following members of G.A.R Ely Post acted as guard of honor: G A ST JOHN, MORRIS SULLIVAN, H C AMES, JESSE CLEAVER, PETER MILLER, A BUMBAUGH, JOSEPH STRONG, SIMON ARNOLD, I C DOWLING, and MORRISH BUSH. Three volleys were fired at the grave in a soldierly manner.
Wednesday afternoon, NELSON BLOSS, a young man 21 years of age, residing with his parents about a mile and a half from the village of Hobbie, this county, met with an accident that will probably end his life. He was out hunting and stood upon the stump of a tree to look around for the sight of some game, and while in this position, his gun dropped from his hand and was discharged. The full charge entered the abdomen near the groin and passed upwards inflicting a horrible wound. He is not expected to survive.
Mrs M B BARNUM, 119 So. Canal St
W F JONES, 225 Parish St
JONATHAN GREENWOOD, Sugar Notch
JAMES GALLAGHER, Luzerne
W H NAGLE, 23 Ash St
R LLOYD, 59 Parish St
E R BALDWIN, 58 Lincoln St
PETER SCHMIDT, 101 So. Main St
D H THOMAS, 320 Market St
Rev D JONES
T STONEMAN, Parsons
J PURSELL, 192 Academy St
FRANK LENAHAN, 396 No. Main St
JAMES ORAM, 56 No. Meade St
J F TRANSUE, 206 Northampton St
TEACHERS FOR NIGHT SCHOOL:
The following teacher's were elected to take charge of the night schools at a salary of $25 each per month: JAMES MULHERRIN in the 2d Ward, MAGGIE C GALLGHER at the Baltimore, Mrs JAMES MCGINTY at the Georgetown, Mr JAMES at Bowman's Hill, and Mr MCCONNON at the Hancock.
ADMISSION OF BOY'S UNDER 12 YEARS OF AGE TO NIGHT SCHOOL:
School Board Attorney, H A FULLER, advised that boys under 12 years of age who were employed in or about the mines, could not be admitted to the schools, but that boys of the same age, who did not work in the breakers, but were employed in some other occupation, could.
Lovers of the sensational drama of the west will be pleased to hear that Buffalo Bill's "Duchman and Prairie Waif" combination will play at Music Hall next Monday evening. The company is a strong one and is reinforced by a band of real Pawnee Indians.
Wilkes-Barre Record, Sat, Dec 5, 1885
In the M. E. Parsonage, Harveyville, by the Rev J F Kerlin, Oct 31, CHRISTIAN DOHL, of Bethel and Miss ALVENA LIETZ, of Meriden, Conn
At an early hour yesterday morning, Dec 4, in Wilkes-Barre, DAVID T WILLIAMS, an old resident of this vicinity, and father-in-law of D H MCCARTY, foreman of this paper's press room, died at the residence of the latter on Sherman St. He had been suffering from miner's asthma for a long time and of late his disease had assumed such an aspect as to render constant attendance necessary. He was 60 years of age, and leaves leaves three children besides Mrs MCCARTY. They are: Mrs LOTT FINK of Plymouth, and two who are unmarried, KATIE, and JOHN. The funeral will take place Sunday at 3 pm from Mr MCCARTY's residence.
About 3:30 yesterday afternoon, LAWRENCE GOOGAN, a miner, employed in the Black Diamond Colliery at Luzerne Borough, while at work in his breast was killed by a fall of roof rock. He was about 45 years of age; lived on Scotch Hll, and leaves a wife and several children.
On Thursday, Mr and Mrs A H HOLCOMB, of Trucksville, celebrated their 50th anniversary of their marriage, with a family reunion. A son who had been absent for 19 years - ELISHA J HOLCOMB, of Peabody, Kansas - surprised them greatly by putting in an unannounced appearance. There were present 26 grandchildren, as also five sons and two daughters-J W, E H, LAMBERT, ALFRED, ELISHA J, and Mrs HENRY ROGERS, of Northmoreland, and Mrs J M KETCHAM, of West Pittston. Mr HOLCOMB is 74 years of age, and his wife is 69. Both are in excellent health and the mother has never worn spectacles.
IRVING RHINARD, of the Huntington Valley, has accepted a position in Wilkes-Barre, whither he went, the 16th ult.
Wilkes-Barre Record, Mon, Dec 7, 1885
MARRIAGES: none reported
DAVID W THOMAS has now a little visitor in his family, who, from the strength of his lungs, bears promise of being as good a singer as his father
Mrs CATHERINE SHARPE, wife of JOHN SHARPE, died at her home in Wyoming Saturday morning, after a lingering illness, from paralysis. The deceased was a daughter of LOTT BREESE. She was 63 years of age, and had been married for 43 years. Besides her husband, six children survive her: Mrs J L SHOEMAKER, of Wyoming, LOTT B SHARPE of Bolivar, NY, Mrs LIZZIE ORR of Brooklyn, NY, Mrs ANN WATSON of NYC, and JAMES, and IDA SHARPE, who are still living at home. Funeral from the family residence Monday afternoon at 1:30 pm. Interment at Forty Fort Cemetary.
ROBERT JONES, a miner residing on Centre Ave, Plymouth, was badly burnt on Friday by an explosion of gas in colliery 11.
JOHN LYNOT, a miner employed in the Empire Colliery, was badly injured on Saturday. He had fired a shot, but as it had not gone off as soon as he expected , he went back to examine the squib when the explosion occurred. He was badly cut and bruised, and a mass of coal fell on his legs and crushed them terribly. He was removed to the hospital and one leg was amputated. He was alive last evening, but in a precarious condition. He is a married man with eight children.
JOSEPH THOMAS, who was injured in Shaft 2 Plymouth, is now almost entirely recovered, and will resume work in a day or two.
ORPHANS' COURT: Estates of:
JOHN REICHARD: certificate of executors as to CHARLES REICHARD filed
JESSE B SCHOOLEY: audit of first and final account partially heard and continued until Dec 12
SAMUEL WHITEBREAD: audit of first and final account heard and closed
MARY ANN HILL: ut supra
DAVID LEWELLYN: sale of real estate authorized
LOUISA OWENS: distribution of account and report of audit filed
ANTHONY HAWLEY: ut supra
THOMAS BENEDICT: accountant ordered to pay funds in his hands to parties entitled thereto
L H STEEL: ut supra
WILLIAM E HANCE: first and final account of executor confirmed absolutely
HENRY L HONEYWELL: return of sale of real estate confirmed confirmed nisi
WILLIAM RANDALL: widow's appraisement confirmed nisi
BARNEY STROUD: ut supra
W W MORGAN: ut supra
JOHN KERN: ut supra
ANTHONY KOCHER: exceptions to report of auditor referred back to auditor
J M J SMITH: formal decree filed directing specific performance of contract:
F P Lord & Co
MINERVA HESS: bond of guardian of WILLIAM H HESS approved
JACOB SEELEY: sale of real estate confirmed
Adjourned to Saturday, Dec 12
The steamboats will continue to run between this city, and Nanticoke and Plymouth this week
Wilkes-Barre Record, Tue, Dec 8, 1885
MARRIAGES: none listed
LLEWELLYN BURGOYNE COXE, the bright 12 year old son of the Rev D WEBSTER COXE, the new rector of the Episcopal Church, died in West Pittston, a victim of acute inflammation of the membranes of the brain. He was ill only a week and was a lad of great promise.
A child belonging to THOMAS GALLAGHER, of Newtown, died on Thursday. The funeral took place today.
In West Pittston Dec 6, EDITH FLORENCE, only child of GEORG B, and ANNA ROBINS, age 16 months; funeral Tuesday at 2 pm
JAMES KEATING, a young man 21 years old, who was employed as brakeman on Engine 53, on the back track was coupling two freight cars in front of the telegraph office in Ashley last evening at 6:30, and when the coupling entered the drawhead, he endeavored to pull his hand away, but his glove being wet, stuck to the link, and his hand was smashed. Dr Louder said it must be amputated above the wrist. He is unmarried, and worked on this division for 14 months.
Wilkes-Barre Record, Wed, Dec 9, 1885
In Coxton Dec 6, OSCAR, son of JOHN HOLGATE, age 19 years
In Hazleton Dec 7, DOROTHY ELIZABETH, wife of EMANUEL REINMILLER, age 43 years
In Jeanesville Dec 8, CHARLES F BURNS, a former resident of Wilkes-Barre, died at his home after a prolonged attack of spinal disease. He was 45 years old and leaves a wife, but no children. Funeral Thursday at 2 pm.
CHARLES H BAKER, a well-known hardware merchant of Shickshinny, died at his residence at the age of 48 years. He leaves a wife and four children. The funeral will take place Saturday at 11 am
The infant child of RICHARD WILLIAMS, who resides at Lehman Center, Plymouth, died at the residence of his mother-in-law, Mrs RACHEL WILLIAMS on Walnut St.
Wilkes-Barre Record, Thu, Dec 10, 1885
THOMAS FORESTEL, living near the old Baltimore mine, was injured yesterday by a fall of coal causing a severe contusion of the spine. Dr SPAYD attended the wounded man and said he is doing about as well as can be expected.
A patent was issued Dec 8 to Wilkes-Barre resident DANIEL WATERS for a bit fastening for bridles
A patent was issued to F P REESE of Pittston for an extensible safety cartidge
The School Board of Edwardsville has hired two new teachers: Miss MACCULLOCH, and Miss PARK
TRAVERSE JURORS TO REPORT MONDAY, JAN 11:
From Wilkes-Barre: B G CARPENTER (merchant), ALFRED C BURROWS (blacksmith), JOHN GAYNOR (rockman), WILL MCGUIGAN (laborer)
From Luzerne Borough: PETER M AUSTIN (carpenter), HARVEY BECK (hotel)
From Plymouth: EDWARD DOWLING (miner), HENRY LEES (merchant), ABRAM SHAFFER (carpenter), PETER EGAN (miner), SOL HIRSCH (merchant), S L FRENCH (gentleman)
From Hazleton: JAMES MCCARTNEY (justice of the peace), FREDERICK LAUDERBURN (merchant)
From Nanticoke; JOSEPH HILL (miner), JOHN MCGEE (engineer)
From Buck Twp: WILLIAM TUCKER (farmer)
From Plymouth Twp: WILLIAM CHARLES (slate boss), EDWARD R LYNCH (miner)
From Sugar Notch: JOHN KIRBY (miner)
From Kingston Twp: L C DARTE (agent)
From Hazle Twp: J J FERRY (miner)
From Plains: PATRICK MULLONE (miner), ASA BRADER (farmer), THOMAS MANLEY (miner), SILAS DERR (miner)
From Foster Twp: WILLIAM WILLIAMS (miner)
From Hughestown: JOHN GILLISPIE (mine carpenter)
From West Pittston: I E LA BARRE (gentleman)
From Wilkes-Barre Twp: WILLIAM DANIELS (miner), CHARLES HODGE (miner),
THOMAS MACK (brakeman)
From Jenkins Twp: T L GLENNEN (clerk)
From Huntington: D H BOGERT (blacksmith)
From Parsons: O A PARSONS (collector)
Wilkes-Barre Record, Fri, Dec 11, 1885
In Nanticoke Dec 7 by Rev J Underwood, OSCAR BOYER of Bridgeville, NJ, and ELLA M WILSON of Nanticoke
In Wilkes-Barre Dec 10, JOHN JOHNSON and Miss SALLIE BROWN, both of Wilkes-Barre.
In Plymouth Dec 10, of old age, Mrs ELLEN MANGEN of Snyder's Hill, aged 77. She leaves several grown up children. Her funeral will take place Sat at 2:30 pm from the residence of Mr WILLIAM POLLARD, with services in St Vincent's Church.
In Dorrance Nov 27, DANIEL KLOSE, aged 68 years
In Hollenback Twp Dec 4, NELSON BLOSS, age 23 years
In Plymouth Dec 10, Mrs PATRICK MALARKEY, an aged woman residing at Avondale died suddenly at her home Thursday morning
In Plainsville Dec 9, of pneumonia, ANNA, daughter of ALEXANDER and MARGARET MCCULLOCH, aged 2 years. Funeral Friday at 2 pm from the house. Interrment in Hollenback Cemetary
In Maltby Dec 9, THOMAS O'MALLEY, aged 59 years. Funeral Friday at 1:30 pm. Interment at Pittston
In Nanticoke: JOHN HAVARD, of Noble, has lost his youngest child, 2 years old. The funeral took place yesterday.
COMMON PLEAS JURORS TO REPORT JAN 18:
From Wilkes-Barre: DANIEL O'DONNEL (hotel), S L ANSBACHER (merchant), W S PARSONS (alderman), JAMES MCGREEVY (salesman), ROBERT SKELTON (blacksmith)
From Miners Mills: J S MCGROARTY (gentleman)
From Hazleton: J W CLARK (salesman), ANTHONY MCHALE (saloon), ERNEST BERTELS (painter), JAMES A SWEENEY (gentleman), DENIS SHEEHAN (miner)
From Hazle Twp: WILLIAM HUGHES (miner), JOHN WALSH (miner)
From Butler: J S DURST (shoemaker)
From Plymouth Twp: FRANKLIN FRANK (farmer), J J BRENNAN (miner), THOMAS HUGHES (slate boss), PETER CONNOLY (miner)
From Jenkins: C. I. A. CHAPMAN (gentleman)
From Exeter: EDWARD MACKIN (miner)
From Foster Twp: STERLING LESTER (carpenter), JAMES HARKINS (miner)
From Exeter Twp: PHINEAS DRIESBACH (watchman)
From Shickshinny: WILLIAM MILLER (gentleman)
From Marcy: E J EVANS (superintendent)
From Plymouth: J B PIERCE (carpenter), MICHAEL BARRETT (saloon)
From Nanticoke: JOHN BLOOM (miner)
From Wilkes-Barre Twp: F GREEN MULHERRIN (conductor), J J EVANS (miner)
From Fairmont: A DOWNING (blacksmith)
From Pittston: C H MAHON (agent)
From Hanover: A C BLACKWELL (painter)
From Plains: CHARLES WILLIAMS (hotel)
SAMUEL VENNETA, son-on-law of GEORGE PIPER of Blindtown, is suffering from severe indisposition
Wilkes-Barre Record, Sat, Dec 12, 1885
In Hazleton Dec 10, by Rev Father Phillips, JOHN CONNORS of Sugarloaf, and Miss CARRIE GIBBONS of Hazleton
In Wilkes-Barre Dec 11, CHARLES H HALLBAUER, died in his bakery on South Main St. A broom and a bucket of warm water were found near the dead man and about one half of the floor had undergone a scrubbing. It is surmised that while engaged in the work, HALLBAUER was seized with pains in the region of the heart and fell to the floor dead. Deceased was about 60 years of age, and had been a resident of this city for the past 35 years. He was a baker and confectioner by trade, and carried on business in his own name on Northampton St for many years. Last spring he opened the new bakery on So. Main St, leaving his wife and son in charge of the old one on Northampton St. Besides his wife, he leaves two sons, JOSEPH and CHARLES, both residents of this city, and two daughters, one the wife of CHARLES BURKE, residing in California, and Miss EMMA, living with her mother.
In West Pittston Dec 10, at the residence of her son, W H COURTRIGHT, Mrs MARY COURTRIGHT, aged 83 years, 2 months, 14 days. The remains to be taken to Meshoppen; funeral on Sunday.
In Ashley Dec 4, of scarlet fever, CHARLES, son of ELIJAH and B. YETTIE HALDEMAN, aged 5 years. Buried in Wilkes-Barre City Cemetary.
At Summit Dec 7, of inflammation of the bowells, WILLIAM HENRY, child of GEORGE and ANNA M EDWARDS, aged 14 weeks. Buried in Rippleton Cemetary.
In Wilkes-Barre Dec 11, DANIEL HAY, died at his home in Newtown at the age of about 55 years. He had lived in the city nearly the whole of his life. He was a bricklayer by trade and was employed by H C Frey, and, the P & R RR. He died of consumption from which he had been suffering for a long time.
JOHN LYNOTT, the miner who was fatally injured at the Empire mine last Saturday, and who subsequently died from his injuries, was buried at Pleasant Valley on Thursday.
Wilkes-Barre Record, Mon, Dec 14, 1885
In Pittston Dec 11, JOHN MILTON, aged 58 years. Interment Monday at Dunmore Catholic Cemetary
Near Sweet Valley Dec 5, of apoplexy, BENJAMIN LONG, father of T A LONG
In Muhlenberg Dec 5, of diphtheria, MAUD, daughter of NATHAN ROBERTS, aged 10 years
In Huntington Twp, near New Columbus, Dec 7: PHILIP FOX, age about 70. He leaves a wife and several children.
In Janesville Dec 9, EDWARD EDWARDS, aged 33 years
In Hazleton Dec 12, ANNIE, daughter of PATRICK and KATE GALLAGHER, aged 13 years, 7 months, and 23 days
In Kingston Dec 4, of injuries in the mines, LAWRANCE GROGAN, aged 38 years
In Kingston Dec 5, JOHN CONNOLLY, aged 16
In Hanover Twp Dec 8, MARY, daughter of PATRICK NEALON, aged 14 years
In Wilkes-Barre Dec 12, of diphtheria, JOHN, son of JOHN E, and CATHERINE MILLER, aged 5 years
In Falls Twp Dec 9, ABRAHAM B SMITH, aged 73 years, of Wyoming, died at the home of his son-in-law, SALEM BROWN, in Falls Twp
JOHN O'DONNELL, a miner employed in Slope 2 at Drifton, met with a horrible accident on Friday which resulted in his death early Saturday morning. He was tamping a blast when the charge exploded , and the unfortunate man was frightfully mangled about the face and upper part of his body, which was simply riddled with pieces of rock and coal. He was 45 years old, and leaves a wife and five children.
LAST WEEK'S INTERMENTS:
HANNAH B PRICE, 57 years, Bright's disease
Unnamed child of ANNA JOHNSON
JACOB GUIER, about 65 years, killed by the cars
F E HALLBAUER, 62 years, fell dead
ANNIE MCCULLOCK, 21 months, inflammation of the lungs
St Mary's Cemetary:
ANDREW HARLIH, 40 years
ELIZABETH A MCFARLAND, 2 months
MARY NEALON, Sugar Notch, 14 months [NOTE; age stated as 14 years in notice above]
MARY LAVILLE, 9 months
CATHARINE BRANIGAN, 16 years, Plains
St Nicholas' Cemetary:
Mrs MARY WEAVER, Plymouth, 70 years, old age
LUCY GRIEMER, 10 years, dropsy
LEWIS KLINE, 5 years, diphtheria
ORPHANS COURT: Estates of:
THEOPHILUS PHILLIPS: MARGAN B WILLIAMS appointed guardian of ELIZABETH F PHILLIPS
ALFRED S DENNIS: widow's appraisement confirmed nisi
NATHAN R WILLIAMS: ordered that the accountant pay the funds in her hands
JOHN DAVIS: ut supra
JAMES M SHOEMAKER: first and final account of A A CHASE, guardian, confirmed absolutely
DAVID LLEWELLYN: petition for sale of real estate, bond of executor approved
JESSE SCHOOLEY: first and final account of administrators partially heard and continued
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