Rome Citizen Death Notices in 1867

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From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, January 4, 1867

BELL - At Westmoreland, New York, on December 19, 1866, Mrs. SARAH BELL, in the 96th year of her age.  She was a relict of the late Capt. Phineas Bell who in the Revolutionary contest was a prisoner, and for ten long months suffered the horrors of the Sugar House prison in New York.  They were married in 1790, and a few years afterwards removed to Westmoreland, where the subject of this notice has resided for more than sixty-five years; she was eminently one of the excellent ones of the earth.  Truly was it remarked by an individual at her funeral "she never had an enemy."  (RCJan04/1867)

DAVIS - In Toledo, Ohio, January 3, 1867, WILLIAM G. DAVIS, formerly of Utica, New York.  The remains of deceased will be taken to the residence of his father, Owen T. Davis, at Floyd Corners, NY.  Funeral services at the house at 10 o'clock A.M., January 7, 1867.  The remains are to be interred at Utica Cemetery.  Friends of Deceased are invited to attend.  (RCJan04/1867)


From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, January 11, 1867

JURDAN - Near Higginsville, New York, December 23, 1866,  SION JURDAN, aged 21 years, ... months, and 24 days.  (RCJan11/1867)

KNISKERN - In Rome, New York, at No. 5 Washington St., at 20 minutes before 10, on Friday evening, January 4, 1867, JAMES A KNISKERN, aged 25 years and 8 months.  Albany papers please copy.  (RCJan11/1867)


From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, January 18, 1867

PECK - TALLMAN PECK hanged himself in barn a few days since.  (RCJan18/1867)


From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, January 25, 1867

WHEELER - On January 11, 1867, Mrs. MARY A. WHEELER, aged 25 years, 4 months and 27 days.  She died suddenly at her sister's near Oneida, NY, after a week's illness, inflamation having done its fatal work so rapidly.  She leaves a fond husband deeply mourning her loss, and a large circle of friends weep at her early departure.  (RCJan25/1867)


From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, February 1, 1867

RAY - In Utica, New York, Tuesday, January 29, 1867, JOHN S. RAY.  (RCFeb01/1867)

PATRICK - On Monday last (January 28, 1867) JOHN PATRICK was killed falling off the Black River R.R. train.  (RCFeb01/1867)


From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, Februay 8, 1867

O'NEIL - LEVI O'NEIL, aged 52, a resident of North Bay, New York, run over by train.  (RCFeb08/1867)

HAYDEN - In Forrestport, New York, January 29, 1867, HANNAH, wife of Dr. Anson Hayden, in her 67th year.  (RCFeb08/1867)

CORNWELL - At Monterey, Michigan, January 24, 1867, of Lung Fever, JOSHUA CORNWELL, formerly of Rome, New York, aged 62 years, 5 months and 13 days.  The deceased, some twenty years since, was engaged in business in this village, (Rome, NY)  and will be remembered by many of our citizens.  (RCFeb08/1867)

PURDON - In Rome, New York, Tuesday morning, February 5, 1867, Miss SARAH JANE PURDON, aged 36 years.  She had been an invalid for some four years, and had exhibited a most exemplary patience and fortitude throughout her long illness.  (RCFeb08/1867)


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