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Poulson's American Daily Advertise Philadelphia February 18, 1801
Capt. Camuel Harvey, age 70 3/4 column inch
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia February 26, 1801
ELIZABETH FERGUSON OBITUARY Died at 62, daughter of Dr. Thoams Graeme.
Poulson's American Daily Advertise Philadelphia March 10, 1801
HANNAH SANSON Wife of Samuel Sanson, age 63.
Samuel Baker and Sarah Hannis
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia May 1, 1801
DANIEL HUBBELL, 76, of Bridgeport, MA, after an illness of half an hour. His widow, SARAH HUBBELL, 72, died 7 days later of an illness of one hour. HANNAH LYMAN, 72, of NORTHAMPTON, NH, died on April 22, 1801.
WILLIAM PAYNE of FAQUIER County to MRS. MARTIN LOVE, of HARTWOOD, Stafford County. GEORGE W. GIBBONS to ELIZABETH GLADDEN, at East Followfield, PA Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia January 6, 1818
SUSAN P. LAMMONT
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia January 17, 1818
SELAH PARKER, age 40, of BERLIN, CT, sudden death while at work threshing grain with one of his neighbors.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia January 27, 1818
DR. CASPAR WISTAR INTERMENT - Notice of funeral from previous day.
DIED - James Potts and Reuben Arnold of U.S. Frigate Constellation with naval honors.
DIED - Frederick Woelpper, 30, of Moyamensing, PA; Edward Dawes, 30; Elizabeth Given, consort of Samuel Given.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia February 21, 1818
ASSAWOMAN BEACH - PUNGOTEAGUE - Packet ACCOMACK, Capt. Custis - Mr. GORMAN, wife and 4 children, among the passengers of the JOHN McCAMMON, Capt. LASMOUR, stranded on Assowoman Beach. The family lost all their belongings and arrived with nothing on the Packet Accomack. Mr. Gorman's object is to get to Raleigh,NC, where his brother resides.
JAMES FUREY of Philadelphia, member of the Hiram Beneficial Society
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia January 13, 1819
DIED Matthew McKenny, 60 to 70 yrs old, died in Orange County Jail, New York. States reason for incarceration.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia February 18, 1819
DIED Hannah Miles, 83 yrs old, dies from illness.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia February 23, 1819
EXECUTION OF THE PIRATES IN BOSTON - John Williams, Francis Frederick, Niles Peterson alias Niles Peterson Folgreen and John Rog were executed for piracy and murder on board the PLATTSBURGH of Baltimore - executed near the Burying Ground at Boston Neck.
ALEXANDER ARBUTHNOT - lately executed by General Andrew Jackson in America was a native of Montrose Scotland, amiable but a child of misfortune, a private trader long in the territory of the SEminole Indians
MARRIED - Peter Wolff to Louisa F. Fisher daughter of Captain Hans H. Fisher.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia March 23, 1819
ESCAPED PRISONERS - $200 REWARD. Escaped from the prison of the city and county of Philadelphia. Article lists names and descriptions. HENRY KELLY, WILLIAM M'ILHENNY, and WILLIAM WOOD.
MARY BRUNTON OBITUARY - Female author of Self Control and Discipline. She died shortly after giving birth to a lifeless infant.
FOX INDIAN MURDERED - Nephew of Black Tobacco, a fox chief. A man named Samuel Thomson, angry because Indian dogs were bothering his employer's hogs, shot the Indian through the heart. Near the mouth of Salt River in Missouri. At the time of the murder, a young man named Flemming and a mulatto were hewing timber in the woods, and were attacked by 3 Indians. Flemming got 3 fingers shot off his right hand. Thompson escaped.. He took a rifle with him.
CHARLES H. PARKER, age 24, son of DANIEL PARKER, of Salem, Massachusetts. Drawer and ENGRAVER, cultivated under Fairman in Philadelphia.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia March 30, 1819
ELIZA CROOKS, age 23, wife of GEORGE R. CROOKS
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia April 1, 1819
MAIL ROBBER TRANSPORTED TO TRIAL - The Deputy Marshal of the District, accompanied by Mr. Chester Bailer, left town in the Mail Stage for Trenton, NJ, having in custody AMBROSE DE LA CROIX KNUBLEY, the Mail Robber, at which place he will be tried.
JOHN HEATH, Esq., late Capt. in the MARINE CORPS, US Navy, to ELIZABETH DEAKINS, daughter of Col. Deakins of Bladensburgh.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia April 3, 1819
NEW YORK EXECUTION - On the 19th was executed at Schoharie, JOHN VAN ALSTYNE, for the murder of Sheriff HUDDLESTON.
MAIL ROBBERS - Two mail robbers, Pierre Bertrand and Joseph Mauric, left in custody on the Union Line Steam Boat, Olive Branch, on their way to Trenton, NJ where they will be tried. The 3rd robber, Derezeau, will also be tried.
MR. CHARLES BOWMAN, age 83, Revolutionary character.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia May 21, 1819
MARRIED - John Ford to Catharine Bryan daughter of Guy Bryan
BOATING DEATH - Anson Graham, 22, was on his way to settle in Michigan Territory from Buffalo (Niagara) NY, when he fell off of the steamboat - He and R. B. Peacock had been leaning on the railing of the boat - Peacock was caught before falling into the water.
MOUNT HOLLY NJ DEATH - The three year old daughter of Samuel Burr drowned in the mill race that runs through the town.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia May 25, 1819
NAVAL COMMANDERS DEATH - Capt. Thomas Gamble died on Oct. 9th and not the 10th as previously believed - Other ships and military personel mentioned are Erie, Capt. McKnight, Lieut. Peter Gamble, Saratoga, Com. Macdonough, Lieut. F. Gamble, Major John M. Gamble.
DIED - Solomon Maroche at 85, Alexander Napier, Valentine Gardner, Hannah Foss at age 103 in Gilmantown NH, Jennet Black at age 102 in Blandford, George West at age 77 in Burlington NJ.
LOSS OF SCHOONER MAGNIFICENT - Capt. Ashby and crew perish on journey from New York to Edenton when the boat capsized in a gale - Reported by Capt. Doe or schr. Melva-Doe.
MARRIED - Darby Daniel MacClean to Margaretta S. Mackenna - Margaretta was to be married to James Locke, who appeared to at the time and place to be married to her though she did not arrive - Includes details of the misfortune of Darbey and the story that followed the wedding - Recieved by telegraph from Ireland - 6.5 column inches
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia August 7, 1821
JOHN McDONALD, son of MALCOM McDONALD
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia August 21, 1821
JOSIAH HEWES, age 89, born in NJ, lived in Philadelphia occupied in trade and commerce. He was a father to many an orphan-- a benefactor to the widow and desolate.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia October 24, 1821
ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARRIVAL OF WILLIAM PENN - Penn, on the 24th of October, 1682, with 2000 emigrants, landed at New Castle. Pennsylvania, granted by Charles II to William Penn, as a payment of a debt due Sir William Penn, (Admiral), the father of our founder... More.
TAVERNS and CLUBS OPEN ON SUNDAYS - Editorial. Advertisements in the papers, that, on the Sabbath, "a delicacy of the season, would be served up with the best liquors.." Christians have set aside this as a day of abstinence of labor and for religious exercise. It is hoped that the citizens of Philadelphia will not spend the day disregarding this practice... More.
FINAL INTERMENT OF THE QUEEN'S REMAINS - The mourners arranged in the vault, the minister, J.W.D. Wolff, preacher at the Cathedral Church, stood at the head of the coffin and, with emotion in his voice, said a prayer in German. Translation of the prayer included in article. 100 were admitted and formed a circle around the platform and strewed flowers on the floor and arranged wreaths on the coffin. English present: Lord and Lady Hood, Lady Ann Hamilton... More.
MAFFIT - Mr. Maffit, the celebrated Methodist Minister continues to preach at Boston, and to attract numerous auditories. some say he is a good speaker and some say not as eloquent. Deeply interested in the awful truths which he is called to ponder.... More.
SEARCHING FOR PIRATES - The Enterprize, Capt. Kearney, and Porpoise, Capt. Ramage, sailed from Pensacola in quest of Pirates.... More.
BLACK EAGLE - King of Birds - killed on the mountain in Farmington and was brought to Hartford, CT. Wings measured 7 ft extended. Talons could pick up an object of 20 inches in circumference. The bird was killed by a stone, thrown at it while sitting on a fence.
FIRE AT BUSH HILL - House of Mr. Clemens was destroyed and considerable damage to his Laboratory. Damage also to the Foundry of Muhlenburgh and Rush.
ANDROIDS - It's been suggested to Mr. Haddock that it would be imprudent to remove to Baltimore until the sick reports finally subside. It is his duty to comply with wishes of friends to exhibit the androids every evening in the week at 8:00 till further notice. More. 2 column inches. [Automaton]
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia October 25, 1821
COPPER COINS - CENTS - A large supply of cents is now ready for distribution from the Mint of the United States. Quantities available and will be transported. Application to be made to the Treasurer of the Mint.
SLAVE TRADE - Extract of a letter from an officer on board HMS Tartar, under Sir George Collier, Bart, commanding the squadron stationed on the Coast of Africa, for the suppression of the odious and illegal traffic in slaves. Two slave vessels taken by the Tartar and Thistle. Lt. Hagan, commander of the Thistle surprised the villains in a canoe and captured the schooner having 450 slaves and a crew of 50 men. Many of the female slaves leaped overboard and were in a moment carried away by sharks.... Nothing can be supposed more horrible than the treatment and condition of the slaves on their passage from Africa. Fever and dysentery...
BALTIMORE - FELL'S POINT - The Baltimore board of Health Sec. W.D. Harris, do to the severe frosts, the Malignant Fever has entirely disappeared. All who removed from Fell's Point can return in perfect safety.
ACCIDENT at Dr. MASON'S CHURCH - to a journeyman painter named DONALD FRASER. Fell off a ladder and caught his jaw on one of the iron palings, lacerating it in a shocking manner, crushed the bones of his thigh. Rushed to the hospital and only lingered for two hours. More. 2 column inches.
Mrs. HANNAH PEALE, wife of Charles W. Peale, Esq. who died at his seat near Germantown PA.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia October 27, 1821
EARDLEY NORTON of LONDON - WATCH STOLEN - MURDER committed in the home of Mrs. Catharine Alwyne, a widow, on the road leading to Gray's Ferry, about two miles from Philadelphia. The monsters were able to escape in the dark of night. A negro and a mulatto, entered the house and seized the old lady, who, with her son, was preparing her vegetables for market. They beat her severely, struck the child with an instrument, fracturing his skull very much. The daughter, upstairs, heard the cry of murder, ran down the stairs, was hit with several blows to the head, her eyes nearly destroyed. She managed to get accross the road where she fell senseless until discovered by neighbors. The boy died. The daughter is recovering. The only thing taken was a double case SILVER WATCH, small size, maker's name E. NORTON, LONDON. As they have probably sold or pledged the watch, it may lead to t heir apprehension.
MAIL ROBBERY NEAR ELKTON, MD - Southern Mail, on its way to Philadelphia, was robbed near Elkton, MD, by a person [description given]... $200 reward has been issued for the apprehension and conviction of the offender. Caution citizens who buy or sell bank notes or foreign bills of exchange to be careful of transactions made with strangers.
NAPOLEON'S BUST DISPUTE - The celebrated Count Bertrand, the companion of Bonaparte in his exile at St. Helena, and executor under his will, appeared before R. Birnie, Esq. accompanied by Sir Robert Wilson, in consequence of a warrant having been issued to search the residence of the Count for a bust of his illustrious master, which it was alleged was the property of Dr. Burton, a surgeon on the establishment at St. Helena. The article goes on to give all the details of how the dispute came to be.
ANDROIDS - Avert. page 3 - Open every evening (except Saturday and Sunday) at 7:00 to commence at 8:00 precisely at Mr. Eglee's room, HADDOCK'S EXHIBITION of ANDROIDES. Special day exhibitions for select parties by giving a day's notice.
JANE SHANNON, age 75, wife of William Shannon
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia July 29, 1822
MARRIED - John M'Kinley to Ann Eliza Meyers, daughter of Captain Henry Meyers, Jr.
DROWNED - John Baker, 10, son of Adam Baker of Northern Liberties. - brief
MAN DIES OF RABIES - Correspondence from Baltimore, MD dated July 27 of the death of John Durham due to being bitten by a mad dog.
Joseph W. Zimmerman, son of Sebastian Zimmerman
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia September 20, 1822
HARTFORD CONNECTICUT - HIGHWAY ROBBERY - Melissa Phillips, James Andruss, and Ezra Hunt were indicted for a robbery committed on the person of Mr. Hayden - The women enticed Mr. Hayden on to a by-path, where he was seized by two men - They are found guilty - No sentence has been passed.
WITCHCRAFT MURDER - NORFOLK VA - Joseph Lewis shot and killed a free man of color named Bass after he believed him to have bewitched him and his wife - He was told that Bass had done so by a fortune teller - Lewis publicly acknowledged the murder and said he would do the same again - He awaits a sentence - The fortune teller was committed to jail.
LIGHTNING DEATH - RICHMOND VA - A negro woman was struck down by lightning and killed - She lived with her mistress, Mrs. Burton.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia October 3, 1822
NEW YORK RESEVOIR COLLAPSE - Samuel Harris, Patrick Machan, and John McLean were commissioned to repair the resevoir in front of the Presbyterian church on Broome Street - The brick arch collapsed on them while they worked covering them in 8 to 10 tons of brick and sand - McLean was extricated but the other two died before they could be uncovered.
VICE CONSUL OF SARDINIA DIES - Theophilus F. Dougherty dies at age 49 in Baltimore - 1.5 column inches
DIED - William R. Pritchett at age 53 - Hannah Harford at age 70. SHAWNEETOWN IL DEATH - Samuel Hayes dies of a short but severe illness.
NORFOLK VA - LIGHTNING DEATH - Lightning struck the mast of a boat passing up the Western Branch, the bolt passed into Miss Hobgood, daughter of a widow lady of that name residing near Hall's Mill.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia November 12, 1822
PETER JOHNSEN - of Lower Dublin dies.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia January 09, 1836
Elizabeth Allen, 35, wife of Benjamin Allen and eldest daughter of John Matthews
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia January 13, 1836
SARAH LAWSON, age 91
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia February 1, 1836
Elizabeth Claypoole at age 84. Eliza Virginia Eisenbrey age 1 daughter of John Eisenbrey Jr. Charles A. Sturdivant son of 1 year of John Sturdivant and Catharine Sturdivant. Margaret Gravell aged 25 wife of John Gravell .
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia February 3, 1836
DEATH OF CONGRESSMAN JOHN GLONINGER, 78. Includes a sketch of his life, Lebanon County, PA.
ROBERT GAW, 66
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia February 22, 1836
HARLEM TUNNEL ACCIDENT KILLS FIVE - Many laborers have been employed in excavating the rock on the Harlem rail road for the purpose of forming a tunnel. A large mass of rock, not less than 20 tons, gave way and instantly killed James Bulger, Stephen Cady, James Johnson, Michael Boran and James Armstrong.
CATHERINE DUANE, daughter of WILLIAM J. DUANE
USS CONSTITUTION - Extract of a letter from on board the US Frigate Constitution, dated Island of Minorca, Nov. 11, 1835. Reached the Navy Yard at this boat harbor in the Mediterranean, on 22 Sept. Arrived off Gibraltar on the 11th... valuables for the Emperor of Morocco. Apprehensions of sickness... Violent gale drove into the gulf of Lyons. Our fleet consisted of the Delaware 74 (suffered greatly during the gale- the ship the writer of this letter is on), the ships John Adams, Potomac, and Shark. We sail tomorrow for Marseilles, and then to Smyrna to winter.
Mauch Chunk, PA - Feb. 22, 1836 - FATAL ACCIDENT - A miner named Owen O'Donnell, employed at Holland & Co. at the SUMMIT MINE, was killed instantly by a premature explosion of a blast. Nearly the whole of his skull was blown off. The cause was his own carelessness. Details of the accident included.
COURT - PETER ECK, charged with murdering PATRICK BUTLER, on the Schuylkill canal, found guilty of manslaughter. Trial of the young men charged with the murder of CHARLES WILLOUR.
WILLIAM GOODALE, killed by a large body of snow which fell from the roof of the public school. Suffocated.
MARRIED: FREDERICK HANCOCK to ANN P. COLLINS, daughter of the late William Collins, Esq. of Delaware.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia February 26, 1836
DUEL - USS CONSTITUTION and SHARK - SMYRNA - Two midshipmen of the American Squadron, named Barton and Wood. Barton was hit below the knee, severe fracture. Barton is the son of Dr. W.P.C. Barton of the NAVY, residing in Philadelphia. Mr. Wood, son of Mr. Wood of the Chestnut Theater in Phila. Thier seconds were passed midshipman Ringgold of the Constitution and Mcdonough of the Shark. Barton detached from Constitution and assigned to the Shark. Conflict arose because Wood refused to mess with Barton, on the ground that a quarrel existed between them before leaving the United States.
CHAMBERSBURG, PA - BREECH OF PROMISE Case- Rebecca Jordon, alias Rebecca Williams, plaintiff, and Napoleon B. Hughes, defendant. Verdict $2000 in damages plus costs to the plaintiff.
FRANCIS DEPAU, Esq. age 62, died at Paris
ANDREW R. CHAMBERS to SARAH ANN DYDE, daughter of William Hyde, Esq.
MURDER SENTENCED TO HANGING - JOHN EARLS, charged with poisoning his wife [Catherine], has been found guilty of murder in the first degree. Includes Judge Lewis's address to the prisoner which ends with "...the jail of the county of Lycoming, and from thence to the place of execution, within the walls or yard of the jail; and that you be there hanged by the neck until you are DEAD. And may God have mercy upon your soul.
COLORED MAN KILLED - A colored man, named Thomas Tate, killed in a coal pit, while engaged in digging coal in the employ of J.J. Noss. Roof caved in.
FELL THROUGH THE ICE - Brig. Enterprise, Capt. Whildbee. While lying on Little River, frozen in ice, Mr. Combs, mate of the brig and Mr. Littlefield, 2nd mate, and one passenger attempted to walk on shore on the ice. About 2 miles from the brig, Combs fell through an air hole, the mate, in trying to assist him out, broke in also and both were drowned. The passenger found he could be of no help to them and returned to the brig.
FAMILY FOUND DEAD IN BED - Mr. Adam P. Dennis, his wife and child, from the village of Pine Plains, NY, were found dead in ther bed. Wife and daughter were sick. Mr. Dennis got up in the night to wake his mother and inform her that the wife and daughter had been suddenly seized with vomiting. He filled the furnace, returned to bed, where they were all three found in the morning lifeless.
SARAH TYSON, age 46
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia April 8, 1836
MARRIED AT FRIENDS' MEETING HOUSE: April 6, CHARLES EVANS, M.D. to MARY LOWNES SMITH, daughter of ROBERT SMITH.
BENJAMIN MASDEN, 66
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia May 14, 1836
FUNERAL OF GOV. BENNETT - Caleb Bennett - The remains of the Governor were interred in the Friends' buying ground in Wilmington, DE. The mayor and city council also attended. Guns were fired, and the town bell tolled.
SUICIDE VICTIM COULD'VE BEEN SAVED - Except the mob who gathered around the store of Mr. Stevens, the young man who committed suicide on Friday would not let any one enter until Colonel Amee, the Coroner, arrived, deeming it unlawful. The corner found the body still warm and thinks he breathed once or twice after the cord was removed.
Col. John Baker of Mason county, accidentally killed by Mr. Ashcraft. Without seeing each other, both men were in pursuit of the same flock of wild turkeys.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia May 20, 1836
REV. JOHN MURRAY - the remains of the Rev. John Murray, which repose in the Granary Burial Ground, are to e removed to Mount Auburn, MA and a monument erected over them, at a cost $1000. Murray was the first minister of the First Universal Church. Said to be the first preacher of the doctrine of the Universal Salvation in America. He died in Sept., 1815.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia June 3, 1836
Capt. ALFRED MORDECAI of the U.S. Army and SARA ANN HAYS, daughter of Samuel Hays, Esq.
JOSEPH LUKENS, age 69
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia June 4, 1836
SARAH WATSON, age 67, wife of Charles C. Watson
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia July 18, 1837
MOBILE, ALABAMA MURDER while both drunk, Peter Church was killed by a friend over a minor dispute. The repentant killer turned himself in.
JAMES WORRAL and ANNA MARIA HUDSON, daughter of the late Dr. Edward Hudson
Mrs. MARY HENDERSON, age 76
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA COMMENCEMENT held July 14th. Full list of all graduates and speakers. Various degrees were conferred upon: John R. Baker, John Bohlen Jr. Charles L. Borie, George L. Buzby, Aaron D. Chaloner, Marine T. W. Chandler, John M. Clarkson, John Clayton, Alexander C. Ferguson, Franklin D. Harris, William R. McAdam, John P. Montomery, John Neill, Austin A. Phelps, Francis G. Smith Jr. Anthony E. Stocker, Edward Wharton, James C. Worrell, Everett J. Banker, Henry J. Biddle, Charles Hall, Clark Hare, John Holmes, William M. McLeod, John Moss, John B. Parker, James W. Paul, Henry H. Smith, M.D., Benjamin Stille, M.D., Henry Toland, William C. Walker, Maynard E. Carrere, Edwin S. Hammersly, Daniel L. Bryan, Buckner T. Magill, James H. Rochelle, Joseph Dunbar, John C. Drake, William D. Haywood, Charles Merrillatt, James M. Minor, Abija W. Draper, Henry Howard, A. B. C. Davis, Rt. Rev. Samuel A. McCoskry, Rev. Charles P. Krauth, Rev. Henry W. Ducachet, Alexander Dallas Bache 6.5 column inches
JAMES BOYER, age 77
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia August 16, 1837
DIED - Ferguson Kirkpatrick at 49.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia August 17, 1837
DIED - Antoinete A. Desilver wife of Robert P. Desilver and daughter of B. Bates; in Chester.
UWCHLAN TOWNSHIP, PA - Died at 74, Susan Whelen wife of Dennis Whelen.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia August 28, 1837
DEATH of the BISHOP OF QUEBEC - Announce with regret the death of this venerable and excellent prelate. He died at the house of the Earl of Galloway. 63 years old. Brief.
EPHRAIM ANDERSON, age 22, Bordentown, NJ. Out gunning with the son of his boss, William Shreve, when Shreve's gun went off and the whole load entered the back of Anderson's neck. He died almost instantly.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia August 30, 1837
ESTHER HEATH, wife of CHARLES P. HEATH
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia August 31, 1837
CANADIAN DESERTER SHOT IN AMERICAN WATER - Four soldiers belonging to the garrison at Toronto, deserted in a small boat for the American shore. Rowing for the British Fort at the mouth of the Niagara River. Two soldiers on the look out at Fort George gave chase. Near Fort Niagara, they called to the deserters for their surrender. Pursuer raised musket to shoot. Sgt. Powley, of Ft. Niagra, yelled "Don't fire, sir! The men are in American waters" but the guy shot anyway, killing the man. More. 4 column inches.
DR. STEWART, The Late BISHOP OF QUEBEC, was BURIED Tuesday, at the cemetery on the Harrow road, in the family vault of the Earl of Galloway who attended as chief mourner. The 2nd Bishop recently interred at this cemetery, as the lat Bishop of St. David's, Lord J. Murray. More. 1.5 column inches.
OBITUARIES: ESTHER HEATH, age 56, wife of CHARLES P. HEATH CLARA F. ASHMEAD, age 45, relict of the late REV. WILLIAM ASHMEAD RACHEL MORRIS, age 28, wife of STEPHEN P. MORRIS STEPHEN GERIN, age 56, native of Lyons, in France MIRIAM PETERS, age 34, consort of HENRY F. M'CRACKEN [McCracken] LAVINIA HETHERLING, age 20, wife of ISAAC H. HILYARD, daughter of DANIEL LEINAU Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia September 1, 1837
WILLIAM ALLEN BEWLEY, age 4, son of ISAAC BEWLEY and SARAH BEWLEY
DIED - Harriet Souder Curtis infant daughter of Benjamin T. Curtis.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia October 24, 1837
DIED - Captain Henry Miller late of the Florida War - died in Camden, NJ at home of Samuel Bavis - 2.5 column inches.
DIED - Jacb Smedley at 47.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser
ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA ABDUCTION - MISS HAMOT, Daughter of P.S.V. Hamot is assaulted by Robert C. Bristol, Captain of the Steamboat, James Madison and taken onboard the Madison. Bristol is chased by the Steamboat Thomas Jefferson and the U.S. Revenue cutter.
MARGARETTA SERGEANT daughter of Joseph Reed Sergeant dies at 16.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia May 30, 1838
Susannah Needles at 83 a Quakers.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia June 8, 1838
DIED - Emily Howell SNOW, wife of Dr. Fisher James Snow - 1 column inch.
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