Rome Citizen Death Notices in 1866

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From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, November 1, 1866

TYLER - On Wednesday morning October 30, 1866, Dr. JOHN TYLER, aged 63 years old, in Fort Plain.  He leaves a wife and children.  He was a citizen of Rome, New York.  (RCNov01/1866)

ROWLANDS - In Utica, New York, October 27, 1866, Rev. WILLIAM ROWLANDS, D.D., aged 59 years.  (RCNov01/1866)

MITCHELL - In Utica, New York, on October 25, 1866, CHARLES M. MITCHELL, aged 34 years.  (RCNov01/1866)


From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, November 16, 1866

WARD - Wife of Nathan Ward residing two and a half miles north of Holland Patent died when hoops caught on wagon as she attempted to jump because of a run-away horse.  She leaves 3 children.  (RCNov16/1866)

PURDON - In Rome, New York, November 8, 1866, Mrs. PAMELIA PURDON, aged 71 years.  (RCNov16/1866)

SHANLEY - MARTIN SHANLEY of West Winfield, Herkimer county, New York was visiting in Utica, NY on Friday last (November 9, 1866), fell from train and died.  (RCNov16/1866)


From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, November 23, 1866

ARMSTRONG - Died of quick consumption at Rome, New York, November 21, 1866, EARL F. ARMSTRONG, only surviving brother of M.E.B. Armstrong, aged 62 years, 2 months and 20 days.  (RCNov23/1866)

MORGAN - In Utica, New York, Saturday evening, November 17, 1866, after a long and painful illness, Mrs. ELIZABETH MORGAN, wife of Mr. John D. Morgan, aged 38 years, 4 months and 12 days.  (RCNov23/1866)

SEYMOUR - At Sauquoit, New York, on Sunday morning, November 18, 1866, after a protracted illness, Mrs. LOIS SEYMOUR, wife of Ralsamon Seymour, aged 64 years.  (RCNov23/1866)


From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, November 30, 1866

HEWLITT - Mrs. BETSY HEWLITT, wife of Nathaniel Hewlitt, a resident of the southern part of Oneida, committed suicide on the morning of November 21, 1866, by cutting her throat with a razor.  (RCNov30/1866)


From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, December 7, 1866

JONES - In Rome, New York, December 4, 1866, of Pleurisy, Mrs. WINNIE JONES, wife of Daniel Jones, Esq., aged 61 years and 10 months.  (RCDec07/1866


From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, December 14, 1866

MERRILL - In Westmoreland, New York, November 29, 1866, JACOB M. MERRILL, aged 77 years.  (RCDec14/1866)


From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, December 28, 1866

PUGH - In Utica, New York, December 20, 1866, WILLIAM PUGH, aged 69 years.  (RCDec28/1866)

CLEFFORD - In Vienna, New York, December 1, 1866, Mrs WATY CLEFFORD, in the 85th year of her age, formerly of Stephentown, Rensselaer county, New York, and mother of Mr. P.C. Clefford, of Rome, NY, and Mrs. Silas Bailey, of Vienna, NY.   (RCDec28/1866)


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