Rome Citizen Death Notices in 1884

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From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday January 4,  1884

GILLETTE - In Westernville, Friday night, Dec. 28, 1883, Dr. ORMEL GILLETTE, aged 83 years.

GARDNER - In Vernon, New York, Saturday evening, December 29, 1883, HENRY DWIGHT GARDNER, M.D., aged  19 years, 10 months and 19 days.

BINGHAM - In Western, New York, Dec. 30, 1883, CATHERINE, wife of Christopher Bingham, aged 75 years.

ROSCOE - In Camden, New York, December 24, 1883, ELIZA ANN, relict os Orsemus Roscoe, aged 66 years.

HOLMES - At Racine, Wisconsin, December 21, 1883, ABBIE A., relict of Rev. William S. Holmes,
formerly of McConnellsville, New York, aged 50 years.

SAGER - At Vernon, New York, December 24, 1883, Mrs. C.M. SAGER (obit follows.)

On Monday morning, Dec. 24, 1883, occurred the death of Mrs. C.M. Sager, in her home on Verona Street. She, with her husband and family, removed from Utica to this town [Vernon] last March.  She worked very hard to get settled in her new home, and contracted a cold which settled on her lungs.  She was obliged to give up, and has passed many long and painful hours with that dreadful disease consumption.  Her funeral took place on the following Thursday, and her remains were taken to Fort Plain, her former home, and where her parents, brothers and sisters still reside.  She leaves two sons alone in their new home, who miss their mother's care and watchfulness more than we know who never suffered such a loss.  Her husband died with the same disease on the second day of last September, leaving one son.

STAGNER - Mrs. ADDIE STAGNER, residing on the D. Moulton farm, in the town of Vienna, New York, passed away from earth and friends on Friday, December 21, 1883, and was buried in the Floyd Cemetery on Sunday afternoon.  Friends of the deceased have our sympathy in their sorrow.

BINGHAM - Delta, New York, Mrs. CHRISTOPHER BINGHAM, died at her home on Mullin Hill,
Sunday, December 30, 1883, of dropsy.  Her funeral takes place at Westernville on Wednesday, January 2, 1884.

From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, January 11, 1884

AMTMANN - In Rome, New York, January 5, 1884, HENRY AMTMANN, aged 20 years, 6 months, and 8 days.

RYAN - In Camden, New York,  December 29, 1883, JOHN RYAN, aged 53 years.

ORAM - In Florence, New York, December 29, 1883, ADDIE J., wife of Henry Oram, aged 21 years.

CARY - At Vernon Center, New York, January 5, 1884, at the residence of her son-in-law, Frank A. Cody, Jr., Mrs. ROSSETTE DeLAND CARY, wife of James Cary.

MILLER - In Trenton, New York, January 4, 1884, HENRY MILLER, aged 82 years.

LAWSON - In Augusta, December 27, 1883, of typhoid pneumonia, JOHN G. LAWSON, youngest son of
the late William Lawson, of Vernon Center, New York, aged 43 years.

PHILLIPS - In Stittville, New York, January 5, 1884, MARGARET, wife of William E. Phillips and mother of W.D. and J.D. Phillips, of Oriskany, in the 73d year of her age.

BABCOCK - At Cassville, Oneida Co., New York, December 24, 1883, of spinal disease, GEORGE W. BABCOCK, aged 63 years, 6 months, and 12 days.

SEATON - At Sauquoit, New York, Thursday, January 3, 1884, JANE, wife of the late David Seaton,
aged 86 years and 5 months.

TOWER - In Clinton, New York, January 2, 1884,  Col. JOHN H. TOWER, of heart disease,  aged 77 years.

COLLINS - In Lairdsville, New York, December 11, 1883, WILLIAM C. COLLINS, aged 68 years, 4 months, 5 days.

DAWLEY - Taberg, New York, January 7, 1884, NELSON DAWLEY, aged 80 years and 4 months.
Was a member of the Presbyterian Church in this village.  He held in years gone by many offices of trust and honor, such as member of assembly, justice of the peace, etc.  For the past two years he has failed rapidly, and Jan. 9th amid the fierce wintry storm, they laid him away to rest in Annsville, New York.

MAXFIELD - In Grant, Herkimer Co, New York, RUFUS G. MAXFIELD, father of Rouse B. Maxfield, of Taberg, NY, died Sunday, January  6, 1884, aged 71 years.

From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, January 18, 1884

BELLINGER - In Whitestown, New York, of typhoid pneumonia, ADAM BELLINGER, Friday, January 11, 1884, aged 72 years, 8 months, and 18 days.  Also his wife, OLIVE BELLINGER, 48 hours later of the same disease, aged 68 years, 1 month and 11 days.

McMANIS - In Glenmore, New York, January 5, 1884, MARY, wife of Michael McManis, aged 26 years.

BABCOCK - At his residence near Holland Patent, New York, January 14, 1884, of pneumonia,
WILLIAM J. BABCOCK, aged 72 years.

HATHAWAY - In Western, New York, on Monday December 21, 1883, of pneumonia, G. ELMER, son of Gilbert and Margaret Hathaway, aged 15 years, 5 months, and 11 days.

ROLLO - Suddenly, at his home near Holland Patent, New York,  January 10, 1884, WILLIAM P. ROLLO, in his 77th year. He dropped dead of heart disease while engaged in shoveling snow.  He had resided in Holland Patent from his birth.

NELSON - At her residence on Stone alley in Rome, New York, Mrs. FRANCES NELSON, wife of John H. Nelson, on Sunday evening, January 13, 1884. She had been ill for a couple of months.  She leaves a husband and four children.  She was buried from the First M.E. Church on Wednesday, January 16, 1884.

TAYLOR - At Rome, New York, GEORGE A. TAYLOR, aged 54 years, January 12, 1884. (obit. follows)

A Woodchopper Killed.
George A Taylor, 54 years old, who resided on East William street in this city, was fatally injured last
Saturday morning, while felling trees on Supervisor James Hagerty's wood-lot, near the driving park.  A large limb fell from the tree he was cutting, striking him on the head and fracturing the skull.  Nobody saw him till he was regaining his feet, when David Brownell and other men who were chopping near by saw him and went to his assistance.  A gentleman who was passing in a sleigh took the injured man in and carried him home. He was sufficiently conscious when he reached home to tell his wife that he had been huart by a falling tree, but he soon fell into a comotose state from which he never recovered.  Drs. Palmer and Flandrau were called, and after an examination expressed the opinion that his injury was fatal.  He died about 10 o'clock the same night.  Coroner Sutton inquired into the circumstances, and decided that an inquest was unnecessary. Deceased was a poor, hard-working man, and leaves a wife and two grown-up children.

GLESMANN - At Rome, New York, GOTTLIEB GLESMANN, January 13, 1884,  (obit. follows)

Another Sudden Death
Gottlieb Glesmann, an old man of 79 years, died suddenly last Sunday morning at the residence of his son, Louis Glesmann, in the Glesmann-Hower Block.  At 11 o'clock the preceding evening he was feeling very comfortable, but when his daughter-in-law, Mrs. Glesmann, went to his room next morning he said he felt as if he was going to have a bad spell.  Mrs. Glesmann went out to get him a cup of coffee, which she sent in a few minutes later by a servant.  When the latter entered the room, Mr. Glesmann was dead.  It was doubtless a case of heart disease.  Deceased was born in Bavaria, coming to this country thirty years ago. He settled at West Leyden, Lewis Co., where he engaged in farming and the grocery business.  He resided there till his son Louis came to Rome to reside, when he came down here with him.  His heath had been generally good, and he had been a man of great muscular strength.  He was buried on Tuesday afternoon from the Evangelical Lutheran Church, at the corner of James and Ridge streets.

TRIPP - Near Stokes in the town of Lee, New York, SETH TRIPP, January 11, 1884 (obit follows)

Sudden Death.
Seth Tripp, a farmer living near Stokes, in the town of Lee, was stricken with paralysis or apoplexy last
Friday morning and fell out of his sleight into the snow. as he was driving up to Wentworth's store in
Stokes.  He was carried into the store in an unconscious condition, and died almost immediately. He was the uncle of Charles S. Griffin and Mrs. William Holtby, of this city and was about 68 years old.  He leaves a wife, son and daughter.

DOOLEY - At Taberg, New York, MICHAEL H. DOOLEY, aged 35 years (extra obit follows)

Taberg Items.
The funeral of Michael H. Dooley occurred Sunday, January 13, 1884.  St. Patrick's Church was crowded to its utmost capacity, and a large number were obliged to stand outside or go away.  Owing to Mr. Dooley's position for many years, his acquaintance was large, and he was respected by all.  He was 35 years of age and unmarried.  He leaves an aged father and an only brother.

From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday January 25, 1884

CARR - At the residence of his father, in Rome, New York, Thursday evening, January 24, 1884,
ERNEST  LINCOLN  CARR, only son of the junior editor of the ROMAN CITIZEN, aged 19 years, 5 months, and 22 days, of cerebro-spinal meningitis.   --Friends are invited to attend the funeral Sunday, at 2pm at the home of the parents, corner of Stanwix and Roberts streets.

WHEAT - In Rome, New York, January 19, 1884, GEORGE G. WHEAT, aged 42 years. (obit follows)

George Wheat's Death
The many friends of the above named gentleman were deeply pained to learn of his death, which occurred on Saturday afternoon last, at his residence on Turin road, about three miles north of this city.  Deceased has been confined to his house for three or four weeks with a disease of the heart.  During the early part of his illness strong hopes were entertained of his recovery, but as the days wore on it became evident to those in attendance upon him that unless a change for the better took place he must soon pass to his eternal home.  And so it was--the change came, but it was to put off mortality and put on immortality.  Mr. Wheat had lived in this locality from boyhood, and was highly respected in the community in which he lived and by all with whom he had any dealings.  Me was a member of the First M.E. Church, with which he became connected some years ago.  He leaves a wife, and four sons, the eldest of whom is 17 years of age.  Besides these, his father, B. Wheat, two sister, Mrs. Geo. Cleveland, of Rome, and Mrs. Caroline Nightingale, of Genesee county, and a brother, Albert Wheat, of the same place are left.  The funeral occurred Tuesday, January 22, 1884 at 11am from his late residence.

JONES - In Remsen, New York, January 19, 1884, JOHN H. JONES, aged 34 years.

SANFORD - In Whitesboro, New York, January 18, 1884, AGNES N., wife of A.J. Sanford, aged 71 years.

PARRY - In Camden, New York,  January 17, 1884, SARAH A., daughter of Charles and Elizabeth Parry.

LAMPHIER - RICHARD LAMPHIER, and old and respected resident of Blackman's Corners, New York, died at his residence January 24, 1884, aged 74.

IRION - Utica, New York, January 21, 1884, Mrs. JACOB IRION. (obit follows)

Suicide in Utica
Mrs. Jacob Irion of 22 Lansing street, was found Tuesday in the loft of the barn on the premises unconscious. By her side was a bottle that had contained carbolic acid, and in her lap was a large carving knife.  Several physicians were summoned, but she died before any restoratives could take effect.  Deceased had been despondent for several days, and it is thought she was suffering from some mental aberration when she took the poison.  She leaves a son, besides her husband.  Mr. Irions is a cigar maker, and was the workingmen's candidate for Assembly in 1882.  Coroner Spencer held an inquest Wednesday, and the jury rendered a verdict in accordance with the above facts.

BEHR - MICHAEL J. BEHR, aged 73, died in Utica, New York, January 21, 1884.

BUTLER - THEODORE R. BUTLER, Esq., for many years President of Sixth Avenue R.R. New York city, died on Saturday evening last, January 19, 1884, in the 71st year of his age.  The deceased was the only brother of Mrs. Haines, wife of Rev. Selden Haines, D.D., of Rome, New York.


From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, New York, Friday, February 1, 1884

AUDAS - In Rome, New York, January 28, 1884, of pneumonia, MARY JANE, wife of Thomas Audas, aged 53 years. A husband, son and daughter survive.

MANKTELOW - At his residence in Westmoreland, New York Sunday, January 27, 1884, JONATHAN MANKTELOW, aged 76 years, 7 months, and 22 days.  Leaves a wife, three sons and four daughters, all of whom live in this town, except one son, who lives in Michigan.

SMITH - In Delta, New York, January 30, 1884, WANTON SMITH, aged 88 years, 6 months.   Remains were taken to Lewis county for interment.  He leaves a wife and several children.

SPERRY - In Trenton, New York, Thursday, January 24, 1884, CECILIA, wife of Pitkin Sperry, in the
84th year of her age.

CUNNINGHAM - News reached here January 29, 1884, of the death of JOHN CUNNINGHAM, at his home in Amsterdam, New York, of consumption.  He was reared in Taberg, New York, and was one of our most respected young men.

PALMS - TRUMAN PALMS, an aged resident of Taberg, New York, died January 29, 1884 after a short illness of pneumonia.  He will be buried  Thursday at McConnellsville.

BRICKNELL - In Westmoreland, New York, JAMES BICKNELL, January 24, 1884 (obit follows.)

Death of Elder James Bicknell
Elder James Bicknell, pastor of the North Baptist Church of Westmoreland, died on Thursday evening,
January 24th, at his residence, about half way between the villages of Westmoreland and Stanwix.  His age was 88 years and 3 months, and all of his long life had been spent in this county.  He was born in the town of Paris, New York, but removed to the town of Westmoreland nearly 70 years ago.  He became pastor of the North Baptist Church in 1836 --48 years ago-- and held that position till his death.  He continued to preach till last fall.  The disease of which he died was pneumonia, and his illness lasted only two weeks.  Elder Bicknell was married three times, and had lived over twenty years with his last wife, who survives him, but is in feeble health.  He had been the father of thirteen children, of whom the following eight are still living: Mrs. G.W. Hartwell and Lucius Bicknell, Brockport; Moses Bicknell and Mrs. Adelia Harris, Westmoreland; Mrs. Jane E. Coates, Delphi, Onondaga County; J.Y. Bicknell, Buffalo, and A.D. Bicknell, Humbolt, Iowa. The funeral was held at his late residence on Tuesday afternooon, and the remains were interred in the burying-ground of the church of which he had so long been pastor.

GAZLEY - RALPH GAZLEY died on Monday, January 28, 1884 in the county insane asylum, where he had recently been brought from the Faxton Hospital in Utica, New York.  His remains were taken to New Berlin for interment.

HOLLEY - THERON HOLLEY, father of T.L. Holley of the Willett House, died at his home in Ellisburgh, N.Y. January 26, 1884.  He was in the 72d year of his age, and had been a successful merchant of Ellisburgh for forty-five years.

SNYDER - MRS. JOHN I. SNYDER, of Lee Center, New York, was buried January 26, 1884.  The funeral took place from her late residence.  Her age was nealy 80.  She leaves several children and others to mourn her demise.  Her son, William, who lives near Stokes, was the only relative present on the occasion. Rev. J.W. Simpson preached the funeral sermon.  The house was crowded with neighbors and friends who had come together to show their respect to the memory of the deceased, and to sympathize with the relatives and friends who mourn her loss.

McDANIELS - SQUIRE McDANIELS, of Amboy, New York, formerly and for many years a resident of Lee Valley, died at his home in the former place, January 30, 1884.  For years he had been affected with paralysis, which, with advanced years, was the cause of his death.  Deceased leaves a wife and four children, O.D. McDaniels, Wm. McDaniels, Mrs.  Wm. Lewis and Mrs. John Luther.  The funeral will be held at the Valley Church, in Lee, Friday, Febuary 1, 1884 at 2pm.

From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, New York, Friday, February 8, 1884

INMAN - In Rome, New York, February 2, 1884, Mrs. MARTHA D. INMAN, relict of the late
Martin Inman, aged 83 years.

FLEMING - At his residence in the town of Westmoreland, New York, February 3, 1884, JOHN FLEMING, in his 79th year.

TULLEY - In Rome, New York, January 31, 1884, of apoplexy, SMITH TULLEY, in his 70th year.

SHERMAN - At New Hartford, New York, February 3, 1884, DELIA GALE, wife of Stalham W. Sherman.

KELLEY - In Utica, New York, February 3, 1884, BRIDGET KELLEY, aged 105 years and 9 months.

HORSBURGH - Suddenly in New Hartford, New York, Monday, February 4, 1884, FRANCES A., wife of Alexander H. Horsburgh, and eldest daughter of Sarah M. and the late Charles R. Brockway, in the 25th year of her age.

RINKLE - Suddenly at Alder Creek, New York, February 5, 1884, ALVIRA, wife of Jacob Rinkle,
aged 63 years, 4 months, and 18 days.  She was also the mother of Counselor Willard Rinkle of Rome, NY.

PREISENDORFER - In Rome, New York, February 6, 1884, ANTHONY J. PREISENDORFER, youngest son of John C. and Nettie O. Preisendorfer, aged 7 months and 3 days.

FERGUSON - Two children of Andrew Ferguson, of Point Rock, New York, who died of measles were buried  Sunday morning, February 3, 1884.  One at the age of 13 and the other 2 years old.  Rev. Simpson preached in the curch at that place on that occasion.

BAMBER - The funeral of Mrs. ELIZA  JANE BAMBER was held at her late residence in Lee Center, New York, on Saturday afternoon, February 2, 1884, the house being full of friends and relatives.  Bro. Simpson preached on the occasion.

BRITON - The funeral of Mr. F. BRITON, of Kiava (North Lee, New York), was held in the school house, in that district at 1pm (Feb. 5, 1884). Rev. J.M. Shear officiating.

MYER - The funeral of FRED MYER, the young man who accidentally took a quanity of poison, was held at the Presbyterian Church, Sunday, February 3, 1884, in Vernon Center, New York.  There was a large congregation of sympathizing friends and neighbors.

From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, February 15, 1884

HURLBUT - In Rome, New York,  February 7, 1884, WILLIAM HURLBUT, in the 69th year of his age. (obit follows)

Death of an Old Resident.
William Hurlbut, an old and respected citizen of Rome, died at his residence, about four miles north of this city on Thursday evening  (February 7, 1884) of last week.   He had been in poor health for a number of years.  Some eight years since he had a stroke of paralysis, which was followed by another some four years later.  Since the second shock he has been confined to his house, and has continued gradually to fail till his death.
     Deceased was born in Connecticut, May 22, 1815, and came to Rome when he was about twelve years of age.  He had been a member of the M.E. Church for many years, and for a long time previous to his death a communicant of the Liberty St. M.E. Church.  He was quiet and unostentatious, but a man of sterling worth, esteemed by all who knew him.  He leaves a widow, four sons and two daughters, as follows: Henry, Charles, and Edward Hurbut, of Rome; William Hurlbut and Mrs. George Wolf, of Western, and Mrs. Charles Star, of Vienna.  All have the sympathy of many friends.

NORTH - In Clinton, New York, February 9, 1884, of pneumonia, Rev. Dr. SIMON NORTH, (obit follows)

Death of Dr. Simeon North
Rev. Dr. Simeon North, who for more than half a century has been identified with Hamilton College, died at his home in Clinton last Saturday, of pneumonia.  His age was 81 years, 5 months.  He was a native of Connecticut and educated at Yale College, from which institution he graduated in 1825, with the highest honor in a class of 70.  He then studied theology in the New Haven Divinity School, and was licensed to preach.  From 1827 to 1829 he was a tutor in Yale College, and the latter year was chosen professor of Greek and Latin in Hamilton College.  Ten years later he was promoted to the presidency of the college, a position which he held for eighteen years, retiring in 1857.  He still continued, however, to retain the office of trustee, to the time of his death.  Of all who were trustees when he entered the college, fifty-five years ago, Judge Henry A. Foster is the only one who survives.  Dr. North buried his only child in 1851, at the age of nine years, and his beloved wife followed her boy in 1851.  The venerable man who has just laid down his earthly burden leaves a fragrant memory as his legacy to the world.

SMITH - At Westmoreland, New York, February 10, 1884, MAYNARD T. SMITH, youngest son of
Orrin and Lois Smith, aged 27 years, 4 months and 10 days.  He leaves a wife and one child.

STACKS - In Deerfield, New York, Monday, February 11, 1884, ARELIA A., wife of John W. Stacks, aged  38 years, 3 months and 2 days.

O'TOOLE - In Clinton, New York, February 11, 1884, KATIE, wife of Thomas O'Toole and daughter of John Doyle, of 108 Park avenue, Utica, NY, aged 31 years.

PATTERSON - At the residence of his mother, Mrs. George Babcock, in Rome, New York, February 12, 1884, ALBERT PATTERSON, aged 44 years.

JONES - In New Hartford, New York, February 7, 1884, Mrs. JONES, relict of the late Rev. Richard E. Jones, in the 96th year of her age.

HARRIS - In Yorkville, New York, Friday, February 8, 1884, BRIDGET MURPHY, wife of T.A. Harris, aged 48 years.

KILBURN - In Taberg, New York, February 10, 1884, CLARK KILBURN, aged 77 years. (obit follows)

Taberg Items.
Clark Kilburn died last Sunday, aged 77 years.  The circumstances attending his death were somewhat
peculiar.  He had no family and lived alone in part of a house occupied by James H. Woodbeck.
Mr. Woodbeck came home from Clinton, last Friday evening, and not seeing Mr. Kilburn as usual, made inquires and found that no one had seen him since Thursday.  Becoming alarmed, he effected an entrance to Mr. K.'s apartments and found him lying upon the floor unconscious.  He was dressed and seemed to have been in the act of kindling a fire in his stove, when he fell.   He had suffered a fatal shock of paralysis. He never rallied enough to speak or make a sign.  Mr. Kilburn was one of the oldest inhabitants of our town, and held the office of constable nearly or quite fifty consecutive years.   No man was more generally known in this and adjoining towns, and his enemies were very few, if any.. He had lived to bury his entire family, and had no relatives in this region; but kind neighbors attended to his every need.  He lingered in an unconscious state until Sunday evening, when he passed quietly away.  The funeral was held today at the  M.E. Church, Rev. S. Dewey officiating, and was attended by a large number of neighbors and acquaintances. The remains were placed in the receiving vault.

KINGSBURY - JOHN KINGSBURY, of Lee Corners, New York, died suddenly February 12, 1884 at his residence on Sheldon Hill, and will be buried tomorrow, February 14.  he leaves a wife and several children in destitute circumstances.  He was  an invalid, but his death surprised his friends.

From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, February 22, 1884

CHURTON - At Vernon Center, February 14, 1884, Mrs. JOHN CHURTON, aged 67 years and 8 months.

IVES - In Clinton, New York, February 18, 1884, GEORGE HOBART, only son of George H. and
Elizabeth Ives, aged 10 months and 24 days.

PERKINS - In Alder Creek, New York, February 13, 1884, EDWARD PERKINS, aged 73 years.

KINGSBURY - At Boonville, New York, Wednesday, February 13, 1884, ERASTUS KINGSBURY, aged 73 years.

HUGHES - In Utica, New York, Thursday, February 14, 1884, JOHN R. HUGHES, formerly of Rome, New York, aged 52 years, 11 months and 5 days.

WIGGINS - In Rochester, New York, February 16, 1884, EMMA, wife of John T. Wiggins, of  Rome, New York, aged 22 years. Daughter of Christopher Fossman of Rome. Died by  suicide of a gun shot. (article on the suicide in paper.)

ARMSTRONG - JESSE C. ARMSTRONG, in Brooklyn, New York, Tuesday, February 12, 1884, son of the late Richard Armstrong, after a short but severe illness.  He was a nephew of Wheeler Armstrong, of Rome NY.

RICHARDS - In Deerfield, New York, February 18, 1884, at the residence of her uncle, John D. Richards, MARGARET A., daughter of Mrs. Ann and the late John K. Richards, aged 33 years.

GRIFFITHS - Steuben, New York, February 15, 1884, EVAN GRIFFITHS.  As Evan Griffiths was cutting down a tree, it fell the wrong way, and Mr. Griffiths was caught under it and killed.  He saw his danger, and attempted to escape, but the snow crust broke through and prevented it.  Mr. Griffiths lived in the town of Remsen, but owned the farm in Steuben on which he was chopping.  He was unmarried, but leaves many relatives and friends to mourn their loss.

SCATTERGOOD - Green Cove, Floriday, February 1884, JOHN R. SCATTERGOOD, (obit follows)

Died in Florida
John R. Scattergood, of Newark, New Jersey, who married Miss Alice Griffith of Rome, New York a few years ago, died last week of Bright's disease at Green Cove, Florida, where he had gone in the hope of improving his health.  He was deputy surrogate of Essex Co., New Jersey, which position he had been compeled to resign on account of his physical condition.  He leaves a widow and three childrenn, who have the earnest sympathy of friends.  John R. Edwards, brother-in-law to the deceased, and William H. Davies, went to Newark to attend the funeral, which took place there Monday, February 18, 1884.

DODGE - Mrs. WM. DODGE, died February 19, 1884 in Verona, New York.

From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, February 29, 1884

HARMON - February 22, 1884, at her home in Westmoreland, New York, Mrs. KEZIAH F. HARMON, aged 88 years, 4 months and 12 days

CHENEY - In Westmoreland, New York, Saturday, February 23, 1884, Mrs. DEBORAH C. CHENEY, in the 83d year of her age.

JACOBS - In Rome, New York, February 23, 1884, HARRISON JACOBS, aged 70 years, 5 months and 14 days. A post mortem examination made by Dr. R.E. Sutton, shows that the late Harrison Jacobs died of cancer of the liver and stomach.  (obit. follows)

Death of Harrison Jacobs.
Harrison Jacobs, who has been very ill for several weeks, died last Saturday evening at his residence
on Madison street, in Rome, New York.  Mr. Jacobs was born in Vermont over seventy years ago, but came to Rome with his parents when about ten years of age, and has ever since made it his home.  His youth and early manhood were devoted to boating on the Erie Canal, but for the last thirty years he has kept a canal grocery in Rome.  For many years E. A. Allen (now of Pinekney, Michigan) was his partner, but for nearly twenty years past his son-in-law, Edward Campbell, has been associated with him in the grocery and storage business.  He has been twice married, but was a widower at his death.  Two daughters survive him, both residents of this city, Mrs. Nelson Benedict and Mrs. Edward Campbell.  He was an upright business man, frank and outspoken, generous and kind-hearted.  He was buried from the Methodist Church yesterday afternoon, Rev. H.K. White, of Onconta, preaching the funeral sermon, and R.W. Wiliams, John Groves, Martin Mariott, C.R. Hale and John Reifert acting as pall-bearers.

BURTON - In Deerfield, New York, February 22, 1884, HARVEY BURTON, aged 74 years.

WILLIAMS - At his residence in Marcy, New York, February 23, 1884, RICHARD P. WILLIAMS, (Plumber,) father of Mrs. Isaac Thomas and Mrs. E. R. Pugh, of Utica, aged 57 years, 6 months and 10 days.

WOOD - Entered into life, February 26, 1884, at Le Roy, New York, Mrs. MARY J. WOOD, widow of the late John Wood, of Rome, New York.

WILLIAMS - At Vernon, New York,  February 25, 1884, HENRY A. WILLIAMS, in the 68th year of his age.

BRAYTON - In Utica, New York,  Monday, February 25, 1884, EDWARD BRAYTON, son of Edward S. Brayton,  aged 35 years

OWENS - In Taberg, New York, Mrs. OWENS, mother of John, James and Z. Owens, died Sunday, February 28, 1884, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John Hughes.  The remains were taken to Remsen for interment.

FROST - In Taberg, New York, Mrs. JAMES FROST died last Friday, February 22, 1884 after years of intense suffering from a cancer.  The funeral occurred at the Baptist Church, Rev. T. Jepson, officiating.

HARTMAN - In Pine Plains, New York, February 26, 1884, Mrs. HARTMAN (obit follows)

Pine Plains Items.
Mrs. Hartman, relict of the late Anton Hartman, died here to-day, (February 26, 1884) at the advanced age of 88 years.  She came with her husband from Germany thirty years ago, and has lived here ever since.  She leaves a son and two daughters -- Mrs. John Steadman of Rome, John Hartman and Mrs. Jacob Angley, of Watertown.  Deceased was a kind mother and an affectionate wife.  Her children have the sympathy of all in their bereavement.

Barbara Andresen