Rome Citizen Death Notices in 1864

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From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, July 8, 1864

ELMER - In Rome, New York, July 4, 1864, of Putrid Erysipelas, FRANK X., son of Willard M. and Lucretia Elmer, aged 4 years, 10 months and 5 days.  (RCJul08/1864)

ATKINSON - Mrs. ATKINSON, wife of William Atkinson died suddenly the morning of July 4, 1864, of appeplexy.  (RCJul08/1864)


From ROMAN  CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, July 15, 1864

DOYLE - RICHARD DOYLE, resident of Utica, New York, drowned on Saturday evening last (July 9, 1864), while bathing in the Mohawk.  Leaves a wife and child.  (RCJul15/1864)

MILES - MARCUS M. MILES, one of the editors of the Syracuse Daily Journal, died Saturday last, (July 9, 1864), formerly resident of Utica, NY, a lawyer by profession, aged 28 years.  (RCJul15/1864)

BISSELL - In Rome, New York, July 5, 1864, of diptheria, LUCY ROOR,  daughter of Charles F. and Julia A. Bissell, aged 5 years.  (RCJul15/1864)

DUTTON - In Utica, New York, July 10, 1864, Rev. GEORGE DUTTON, aged 45.   (RCJul15/1864)


From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, July 22, 1864

BATCHELOR - At Tiverton, Somersetshire, England, on the 18th ult., (June 18, 1864) JAMES BATCHELOR, aged 65.  The deceased was eldest brother to the Batchelor Brothers of Utica, New York, and father of Mr. George Batchelor, of Rome, New York, and Dr. Uriah Batchelor, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  (RCJul22/1864)



From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, July 29, 1864

MANN - In Rome, New York, July 22, 1864, of Cholera Infantum, MINNIE, infant daughter of George W. and Mary B. Mann, of New York city, aged 5 months.  (RCJul29/1864)

MOORE - At Lowville, Lewis county, New York, July 24, 1864, APOLLOS MOORE, in the 82d year of his age.  (RCJul29/1864)

WILLIAMS - In Floyd, New York, July 26, 1864, MARY LOUISA, daughter of E.C. and Elizabeth Williams, aged 2 months and 15 days.  (RCJul29/1864)

GLASS - In Rome, New York, July 27, 1864, WALLACE, son of Thomas F. and Catharine Glass, aged 13 years, 3 months and 8 days.  (RCJul29/1864)


From ROMAN CITIZEN newpaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, August 5, 1864

DOYLE - RICHARD DOYLE, resident of Utica, NY, drowned on Saturday evening last (July 30, 1864) while bathing in the Mohawk.  He leaves a wife and child.  (RCAug05/1864)

MILES - MARCUS M. MILES, one of the editors of the Syracuse Daily Journal died Saturday last (July 30, 1864), formerly a resident of Utica, NY, a lawyer by profession, aged 28.  (RCAug05/1864)


From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, August 19, 1864

GRIDLEY - In Utica, New York, August 16, 1864, Hon PHILO GRIDLEY, aged 67.  (RCAug19/1864)

VAN ARMAN - BENJAMIN F. VAN ARMAN, son of Isaac B. and Eliza Van Arman, of Rome, New York, deceased at one of the Army Hospitals in New York city, on August 2, 1864.  He was of the 2nd NY Heavy Artillery, and 22 years old.  (RCCAug19/1864)


From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, August 26, 1864

CURRY - THOMAS CURRY, of Florence, New York, went to Camden on August 16, 1864 with a load of cheese, deposited it and started for home.  Accident occurred and died a few hours later.  Inquest held. (RCAug/26/1864)

HOGAN - On Thursday night, August 18, 1864, an Irishman named PATRICK HOGAN under the influence of whiskey lay down on the R.W. & O. RR track and was run over a quarter mile south of Williamstown, NY.  (RCAug26/1864)

FOWKES - BENJAMIN F. FOWKES, for the past 8 years a compositor on the Utica Morning Herald was killed instantly on Thursday last (August 18, 1864), run over by train.  He was about 27 years old, and leaves a wife and one child.  (RCAug26/1864)

BRISTOL - HENRY P. BRISTOL of Clinton, New York died.  (RCAug26/1864)

MERVINE - Capt. C. B. MERVINE, son of Commodore William Mervine of Utica, New York, died at City Point, on August 17, 1864.  He inlisted in the old 14th as a private and has been in service since.  (RCAug26/1864)

ORCUTT - A boy named ALBERT ORCUTT drowned in Erie Canal last Sunday morning (August 21, 1864).  (RCAug26/1864)

HAMILTON  - At Rome, New York, August 21, 1864, HELEN HAMILTON, infant daughter of Charles M. and Cornelia Dennison, aged 11 months and 26 days.  (RCAug26/1864)



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