1879 Oswego Daily Times Newspaper Information

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The Oswego Daily Times

MORROW - At the residence of her parents, William & Anne Morrow, in
the town of New Haven, on the 5th day of October A.D. 1879, their
youngest daughter, Mary A. Morrow, aged 11 years, 7 months, and 12
days, very suddenly of heart disease.  Funeral at the Methodist Church at
10 o'clock on Tuesday the 7th day of October at 10 o'clock a.m.  Services at the house at 9 a.m.

COLLINS - In this city, October 5, 1879 Michao Collins aged 50 years. 
Funeral Tuesday morning from his late residence East Eleventh Street at 9 1/2 o'clock and at St. Paul's Church at 10 o'clock.  Friends are invited.

LAVEN - In this city, October 9, Ann Laven, aged 60 years.  Funeral
Saturday at 9:30 from the house East First Street between Cayuga and
Seneca Streets and at St. Paul's Church at 10 o'clock.  Friends are

WILCOX - In Scriba, October 9, 1879, Kezia R. Wilcox, wife of the late
Robert G. Wilcox, aged 78 years, 5 months, and 3 days.  Funeral will be
held Sunday at 11 o'clock a.m. at the church in Scriba.

REMINGTON - In this city, October 10, 1879, John Remington, aged 73
years.  Funeral Sunday morning at 9 o'clock from his late residence, No.
40 East Cayuga Street.  Friends are invited.

More info on John Remington:
Cause of death was cancer of the ear.  Born in Litchfield, Herkimer County in 1806, came to town of Scriba in Oswego County in 1824 where he lived until 1853 when he removed to this city and resided here until his death.  He leaves a widow and several children.  He was the father of Excise Commissioner J. D. Remington and of Mrs. Wm H. Gardenier of this city.


October 9, 1879
Hon. Horatio Ballard of Cortland an able lawyer and one of the most
prominent citizens of the interior of the State, died yesterday.  Mr.
Ballard previous to the war of the rebellion was a free, soil democrat, but
in 1861 he became an earnest Republican.  In 1862 and 1863 he was
secretary of the State and he represented Cortland County in the
Assembly in 1807.  He was also Senatorial member of the constitution
convention in 1868, and in all these public capacities, he provided himself a capable honest, intelligent and popular official.

COOPER - In this city, October 14, 1879 Ann E., wife of John Cooper
aged 48 years, 1 month and 14 days.  Funeral at her late residence No.
194 West 4th Street, Thursday October 16, at 12:30 p.m.  Friends and
acquaintances are invited to attend.  Remains will be conveyed by special train to Hannibal for internment.

SULLIVAN - In this city, October 15th, Frankie J., son of Michael and
Ellen Sullivan, aged 1 year, 5 months, and 4 days.  Funeral Friday from
the parents residence, West Second Street, No. 224 at 2 o'clock and at
St. John's Church at 2 1/2 o'clock.  Friends are invited.

SATERNOW - In this city, this morning, October 16, Mrs. Mary, wife of
Mr. Frank Saternow and mother of Mr. Frank Saternow jr., of this city,
aged 80 years.  Notice of funeral hereafter.

SATERNOW - Funeral from her late residence, No. 34 West Seneca St.
Friday at 1:30 p.m. and at St. Louis Church at 2 o'clock.  Friends and
acquaintances invited.

HARNESS - In this city, Sunday October 19, John Harness, aged 65
years.  Funeral Wednesday October 21 at 10 a.m. at St. Louis Church. 
Friends are invited.

VANAUKEN - SLATER - In this city, October 9, 1879 at the residence of the brides mother, Mrs. A. G. Currie, by the Rev. Wm Smith, Mr.
Courtwright VanAuken to Miss Mary E. Slater, all of this city.

TURNER - SIMPSON - at the residence of the brides parents, October 8, 1879 by the Rev. C. E. Beebe, Mr. M. Bertrand Turner and Miss Carrie Simpson, daughter of Mr. Robert Simpson all of Scriba.

The Oswego Daily Times - Wednesday October 8, 1879:

COOPER - BAILY - In this city, this morning, October 8, 1879 by Wm.
Lewis, Esq., Mr. Cortland Cooper and Miss Orsa A. Baily, all of this

TOWNSEND - BROOME - In this city October 8, 1879 by the Rev. Charles H. Watson, Homer C. Townsend of Utica to Miss Julia F. Broome of Oswego.

Hymenial: October 9, 1879
Another of Oswego's fair daughters, Miss Julia F. Broome, has been
carried off by a Utican, Mr. Homer C. Townsend.  The happy couple left
for Utica, their future home last night, taking with them the best wishes of
a host of friends.

Oswego Centre October 6 - Mr. Charles A. Fisk and Miss Effie M.
Warner were united in marriage last Wednesday afternoon by Rev. H. A. Smith of Detroit assisted by Re. Dendell Smith of Mansville.  After the
ceremony the guests (in number about fifty) were invited to partake of a
bountiful repast.  After collation, everybody seemed bent on enjoyment
and a more social and pleasant afternoon could not be had.  Vocal and
instrumental music was an enlivening feature in which the newly married
couple took a conspicuous part.  The presents were numerous and
costly.  Among them was a beautiful pencil drawing by Miss Emma
Adams.  The affair was a pleasant one in all respects.

The Oswego Daily Times - Tuesday October 7, 1879:

GARLOCK - HINMAN - In this city, October 6, 1879 by the Re. Charles H. Watson, William Garlock of Sodus to Miss Clara F. Hinman of

The Oswego Daily Times - October 13, 1879:

PHILLIPS - ALLEN - In this city, October 11, 1879 by the Rev. Charles H. Watson, Mr. John Phillips to Miss Maggie M. Allen, both of Oswego.

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