The Cowansville Observer Newspaper 1872-1908 vital records -births, marriages and deaths and more

The Cowansville Observer, Cowansville, P.Q.  https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=cRMvf6lLvU8C

Editors:  W. W. Lynch, and John Massie, Jr.


 September 2, 1870

BIRTH:
At Fairfield Cowansville, on the 24th Ult., Mrs. W. D. Carter of a daughter.

DIED:
At Brome Corner, on the 23d ult., Mary Lilla, daughter of Addison Jackson, Esq., aged 15 years.

The funeral of the late Mr. C. Pierce, formerly of Boston, took place Tuesday (Aug. 23rd) at Stanstead, where he died; and the Methodist church where the services were held, was filled with mourners.  Rev. Mr. Borland officiating.  He leaves a widow but no children

Business Directory
W. W. Lynch, Advocate, Sweetsburgh, P.Q.
G. M. Baker, Advocate, Cowansville, P.Q.
Jas. O'Haoloran, Q. C., Advocate, Attorney & Counsellor At Law, Cowansville, P.Q.
Dr. Chas, Brown, Cowansville, P.Q.
Dr. Chas, Cotton, Cowansville, P.Q.
C. H. Wells, Licensed Dental Surgeon, Sweetsburgh, P. Q.
H. Butler, Advocate, Bedford P.Q.
E. Cornell, Advocate, Stanbridge, P.Q.
T. R. Roberts, Advocate, Phillipsburg, P.Q.
Lay & Lay Advocates, Waterloo, P.Q.
M. Mailhot, Advocate, West Farnham, P.Q.
A. E. Mitchell, Advocate, Knowlton, P.Q.
J. A. McLoughlin, Advocate, Sutton, P.Q.
Dr. J. S. Brigham, Phillipsburg, P.Q.
Dr. J. B. Gibson, Dunham, P.Q.
Dr. Smith, Frelighsburgh, P.Q.
J. Rinville, N.P., Mansonville, P.Q.
?. Merion, N.P., West Farnham, P.Q.
J. McGregor, N.P.Stanbridge, P.Q.
Dr. Hamilton, Sutton, P.Q.
Dr. H. W. Wood, Knowlton, P.Q.
Dr. M. R. Meigs, Bedford, P.Q.
John F. Thompson, Bailiff Superior Court, and Collector of Notes and Accounts, Cowansville, P.Q.
Dr. O. S. Martin, Indian Botanic Physician, Sweetsburgh, P.Q.
Cowansville House, Cowansville, P.Q.  ?S. Reynolds and M. Gatehouse Proprietors
Thomas F. MacFarlane, Harness Maker, Cowansville, P.Q.
John Massie, Sr. Owner of the Adamsville Grist Mill-Custom Grinding.

CHURCHES:
Episcopal:  Rev. J. C. Davidson, Trinity Church, Cowansville P.Q. and Christ Church, Sweetsburg.
Congregational:  Rev. C. P. Watson, Cowansville, P.Q.
Presbyterian:  Rev. McAllister
Wesleyan Methodist:  Rev. S. Philips, Cowansville, P.Q.

 September 16, 1870

BIRTHS
At Elm Cottage, near Cowansville, on the 5th inst., Mrs. J. M. Ford of a son.

At Riverdale, Cowansville, on the 11th inst., the wife of F. T. Hall, Esq., of a daughter.

DIED:
At Iron Hill, Brome, Aug. 29th, Forest E. McCoy, son of Horace McCoy, aged 7 months and 25 days.

At Iron Hill, Brome, Sept. 1st, Abel H. McCoy, eldest son of Horace McCoy, aged 2 years, 5 months and one day.

At Farnham Centre, Aug. 25th, Lydia Florence Geneva, daughter of Henry and Aleista Woodard, age 14 months and 26 days.

At Mansonville, Potton, on Monday the 5th inst., Lieut.  Robert N. Manson, of apoplexy, at the age of 32 years.

At Brome Corner, on the 8th inst., Philoma Searls, wife of Joseph Soules, aged 72 years.


September 23,  1870

Our Local Agents:
The following named gentlemen have kindly consented to act as Agents to this paper in their respective neighbourhoods, and they are authorized to receive subscriptions and grant receipts therefore.  It would be well to leave items of local news come through them to us, so that we may be sure of their correctness.
Capt. Lefebvre, Knowlton
A. H. Chandler, Brome Corner
Dr. Hamilton, Sutton Flat
Dr. Seaton, Abercorn
D. A. Manson, Mansonville
John McMannis, South Bolton
Dr. McGowan, Bolton Centre
J. W. Taylor, East Bolton
E. N. Davis, West Bolton
R. McLeod, Granby
Dr. Smith, Frelighsburg
S. R. Whitman, Abbott's Corner
A. A. Blackwood, Brigham
Hobart Beiler, Upper Bedford
George Sulley, Lower Bedford
D. T. R. Nye, Philipsburg
M. L. Elkins, Jr., West Potton
James C. Pettes, West Brome
Geo. D. Baker, Dunham
General Agents:
John MacFarlane, Knowlton
John F. Thompson, Cowansville

MARRIED:
At St. Paul's Church, Philipsburg, on Wednesday the 14th inst., by Rev. H. Montgomery, Rector, Mr. John Fleming to Miss Laura L. Borden, daughter of Mr. W. C. Borden, both of Stanbridge.

DIED:
At Philipsburg, P.Q., on the 16th inst., Mary Olcott, widow of the late Rev. Richard Whitewell, and daughter of the late Gen. Roswell Olcott, of Brome, in her 73rd year.


September 30,  1870

BIRTH:
At Adamsville, Sept. 24th, Mrs. James Whitten of a daughter.

In Montreal, on the 27th inst: the wife of the Rev. Thos Gales, of a son

MARRIED:
At the Church of the Messiah, Montreal, on the 20th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Cordner, C. L. Cleveland, of Sweetsburgh, to Miss Viola Fuller, only daughter of W. M. Fuller, Esq., of Montreal.

At the residence of the bride's father, Fordyce Corner, on the 20th inst., by Rev. Mr. Philips, Mr. John Humphrey to Miss Eliza Jane Teel.

At Granby, on the 20th, by the Parish Priest, Mr. James Hart, to Miss Mary Ann Farley, all of Granby. (Corrected Oct.7th should be Mr. Thomas Hart not Mr. James Hart)

At the Tremont House, St. Albans, Sept. 21st, by the Rev A. J. Samson H. F. Woodard, Esq., of Richford, to Eunice E. Whitney, daughter of Allaway Whitney, Esq., of Franklin.,

On the 26 inst., by the Rev. R. Robinson of West Farnham, Mr. Joseph Dupsy, of Port Henry, N.Y. to Miss Lizzina Benjamin of the same place.

On the 27th inst., by the Rev. R. Robinson of West Farnham, Mr. Robert Elliot of Stanbridge, to Jane, youngest daughter of Mr. Frederick Powers, of Farnham Centre.

DIED:
At St. Albans, Sept 19, Mr. S. C. Noble, merchant, in the 63rd year of his age.


October 7,  1870

MARRIED:
At Granby, Sept. 20th, by the Parish Priest, Mr. Thomas Hart and Miss Mary Ann Farley, all of Granby.

At the residence of the bride's father, E.D. Fuller, Esq., Cowansville, on the 5th inst., by the Rev. C. P. Watson, Curtis S. Boright, Esq. of Sweetsburgh, to Miss Lida D. Fuller.

DIED:
A sad accident occurred at Adamsville on Thursday morning, Oct. 6, 1870, by which Milan Bullard lost his life.  The unfortunate  young man was married only last week, and leaves a young and sorrowing widow to mourn his untimely loss.  He was 21 years of age.

PUBLIC NOTICE:
Is HEREBY GIVEN that I have this day given my son, Louis Mayo, his time, and I will not pay any debts of his contracting, nor claim any of his earnings after this date.
John Mayo ( his x  mark)
Cowansville, Sept. 16,  1870

October 14, 1870

BIRTHS:
At East Bolton, on the 27th ult., the wife of Mr. B. Furniss of a pair of twin boys.

At East Bolton, on the 29th ult., the wife of Mr. J. G. Ball of a son.

DIED:
At Cowansville, on the 7th inst., Jane Starke, aged 27 years.

At West Brome on the 6th inst., Mr. Reed Sweet, at the age of 75 years.

At East Bolton, on the 1st inst, Mr. Enoch Davis, sen., in the 82d year of his age.

At East Franklin, Vt., on the 25th ult., Daniel F. Chamberlin, formerly of Brome, at the age of 25 years and 10 months.

NOTICE:
Whereas my wife, Almira Barnes, has left my bed and board without just cause of provocation.  I forbid all persons harbouring or trusting her on my account as I will pay no debts of her contracting after this date.
Job Barnes, Sutton, Q.  Oct. 3rd, 1870

LETTERS-Remaining uncalled for in the Cowansville Post Office, Sept. 30, 1870.
Boissy, Frank
Beeman, J.C.
Bogne, Dem. A.
Cowan, J. B.
Cote, Premi
Demarsels, Joseph
Foster, Wm. S.
Fuller, Dr.
Goff, G. N.
Guay, Joseph
Hicks, Miss M. E.
Hollyman, Corporal
Hunter, Peter
Knowlton, Luke W.
Kathan, T. E.
Lamotte, Joseph
Letinse, Mr. C.
Luecier, Mr. J.
Lambert, George
Martin, H. B.
Mailloul, Mrs. Jos.
Mason, Mrs. Robert
Oriley, Mr. Loby
O'Brine, Thomas
Ouimet, T.
Paillette, Mr.
Prefountaine, Alex
Roger, Mrs. Samuel
Savage Miss Amanda
Stone, W. E.
Siser, Mr. W.
Tree, John
Toamas, Wm.
Walsh, Mrs. Jennie
Weed, Rev. J.
Arthur Newell, Ass't Post Master

October 21,  1870

BIRTHS:
On the 10th inst., at the Wesleyan Parsonage, West Farnham, the wife of the Rev. R. Robinson of a son.

St. St. Cesaire, on the 28th Sept., the wife of Henry B. Martin of a daughter.

MARRIED:
At the Episcopal Church, Cowansville, on the 17th, by Rev. J. C. Davidson, Wm. Husband and Lydia Budd.

October 28, 1870

MARRIED:
At Cowansville, Oct. 25th, by Rev. C. P. Watson, Mr. Jesse Hastings and Miss Harriet Courtenay, both of Brome.

DIED:
In Sutton, Sept. 28th, of Dropsy of the chest, Mr. John Upston, aged 68 years.

November 4, 1870

Sweetsburg:
On Wednesday, (Nov. 2, 1870)  a meeting of the Board of Examiners to grant diplomas to elementary school teachers, was held at the Court House.  Rev. G. Slack and Rev. C. P. Watson were the only members of the Board present; they were assisted by Mr. W. W. Lynch and Mr. John Walton.
 First class diplomas were granted to:
Miss Mary J. Vipond, Dunham
Miss Alice E. Hale, Granby
Mr. Geo. A. Davidson, Sutton
Mr. John Wilkins, Adamsville
Second Class to:
Miss Ellen E. Baird, Granby
Miss Lucy M. Teel, Dunham
Miss Marilla A.Teel, ????
Miss Emma Laraway, Farnham
Miss Emily J. Armstrong, Waterloo
Miss Mary A. Hurlburt, Brome
Miss Lizzie Latimer, North Shefford.

BIRTHS:
At Knowlton, on the 28th ult., the wife of Dr. H. W. Wood, of a son.
In Granby, on the 20th ult, Mrs. H. G. Frost of a son.

MARRIED:
At Brome Corner, on the 20th ult., by Rev. Mr. Stenning of Knowlton, Mr. H. R. Lufkin of Cowansville and Miss Mary M. Chapman of Brome.

At West Farnham, on the 31st Oct., by the Rev. R. Robinson, Mr. Stuart Hutchinson and Miss Hattie N. Stevenson, both of Cowansville.

In Potton, Oct. 12, by the Rev. T. Armstrong, Mr. C. H. Gordon, of Potton, and Miss S. A. Chilton of Clarenceville.

DIED:
At Waterloo, on the 29th ult., Alfred, son of A. E. Knowlton, aged 26.

At Bolton, on the 15th ult, in childbirth, Anna Matilda ??edham, wife of Marc Stanbridge, aged 22 years.

At Knowlton, on the 22nd ult., Eliza Stidoff, wife of Mr. William  Peters, aged 70 years.

November 11,  1870

BIRTHS:
At Hopkinton, N.Y., on the 21st ult., the wife of Dr. F.A. Cutter of a son.

At Woodstock, Ontario, on the 6th inst., the wife of the Rev. C. Bancroft, Jr. M A of a daughter.

MARRIED:
At Bedford, on the 7th inst. by the Rev George Slack, Mr. J. O'Malley, of Sweetsburgh, to Miss Albertine Horskin, of the same place.

LETTERS:
Remaining uncalled for in the Cowansville Post Office, Oct. 31, 1870
Briggs, Esq.
Boudroi, Geonne
Boissy, Frank P.
Batey, Miss Jane
Beeman, J. C.
Buck, Maria Lestasit
Cross, William
Chalmer, Miss Maria
Cote, Premi
Eggelfield, William
Ford, Benjamin
Frost, Sydney S.
Goff, G. N.
Guago, Richard
Hunter, Peter
Hilliker, Albert
Herring, Michael
Harris, Chancey
Jenai, Exiavir
Kanes, H.
Katham, T. E.
Kathan, Earl W.
Kenady, John
Knowlton, Lyman
Lamotte, Joseph
Lamotte, Francis
Lambert, George
Lucier, J. B.
Lefence, C. R.
Leroy, John
Martin, H. B.
Mailloul, Joseph
Mason, Mrs. Robert
O'Brine, Thomas
O'Riley, Toby
Paillette, Mr.
Roger, Endasio
Rockwell, Horatio
Roger, Samuel
Scott, Alfred
Stone, W. E.
Scott, Thos
Savage, Amanda
Taber, E. H.
Thomas, Wm.
Weed, Rev. J.
Walsh, Mrs. Jennie A.
Arthur Newell, Ass't Post Master

November 18, 1870

BIRTHS:
On the 9th inst., at Sweetsburg, the wife of Mr. C. M. Bowker of a daughter

MARRIED:
On the 17th November, at Trinity Church, Nelsonville, by the Rev. J. C. Davidson, incumbent, assisted by the Rev. J. B. Davidson M.A., rector of Frelighsburg.  Henry Gatehouse, Esq., of Nelsonville, to Emma H. Winters, widow of the late A. G. Davidson, Esq., of Montreal.

 November 25,  1870

BIRTHS:
At Cowansville, on the 18th inst., Mrs. Thos. Sluggett of a son.

DIED:
On Wednesday, the 16th inst., Helene C. Cresse, the beloved wife of W.A.R. Gilmour, M.D., of Granby P.Q., aged 59.

 December 9,  1870

BIRTHS:
At Waterloo on the 27th ult, the wife of J. P. Noyes, Esq. advocate, of a daughter.

MARRIED:
On the 22nd ult, at the residence of the bride's father, by the Rev. Mr. Kelly, George Sulley, Esq. to Mary, eldest daughter of Thomas Capsey, all of Stanbridge.

DIED:
In Sutton, P.Q., November 20, Benjamin Slyfield, aged 78 years.

On the 29th ult, at East Farnham, suddenly of congestion of the lungs, William Hallam Edmund Roberts, eldest son of William and Sophia Roberts, age 5 years 3 months and 1 day.

LETTERS:
Remaining uncalled for in the Cowansville Post Office, Dec. 1, 1970

Astbury, Samuel
Bosset, James
Beattie, Miss Emily
Boudroi, Geonne
Church, Calvin
Cowan, J. B.
Cross, William
Caravoo, Mary
Cochran, John
Charet, Mr.
Green, Bros., Messrs
Hilliker, Albert
Jones, John
Kanes, H.
Kathan, Earl W.
Lamoureux, John
Leach, Miss Esther
Lamotte, Francis
Merill, James
Scott, Alfred
Stevens, Thos E.
Tuck, Wm. E.
Tuck, James
White, Miss Jane
Arthur Newell, Assistant Post Master

December 16, 1870

DIED:
On the 17th Oct., of Gastric Fever, Agnes Wilson, wife of Alexander Fowlio, Esq., of Strichen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, age 29 years.

December 23, 1870

DIED:
At East Farnham on the 18th inst., Mr. Philip Wood, senior, in the 89th year of his age.

At Potton on the 12th inst., Mr. James Peters of consumption, aged 40 years.

 January 6,  1871

Business Directory:

G. B. Baker, Advocate, Cowansville, P.Q.
Jas. O'Halloran, Q. C. Advocate, Attorney & Counsellor at Law, Cowansville, P.Q.
W. W. Lynch, Advocate, Sweetsburgh, P. Q.
Dr. Chas. Brown, Cowansville, P.Q.
Dr. Cowan, Sweetsburgh, Quebec
Miss Cowan, Teacher of Piano Forte, Sweetsburgh, Quebec.
C. H. Wells, Licensed Dental Surgeon, Sweetsburgh, P.Q.
Dr. J. B. Gibson, Dunham, P. Q.
H. LeRoy Fuller, M.D. , Sweetsburgh, P.Q.
Dr. Smith, Frelighburgh, P. Q.
Hobart Butler, Advocate, Bedford, P. Q.
T. R. Roberts, Advocate, Phillipsburgh, P. Q.
Dr. J.S. Brigham, Phillipsburg, P. Q.
Dr. Hamilton, Sutton, P. Q.
Dr. H. W. Wood, Knowlton, P.Q.
A. E. Mitchell, Advocate, Knowlton, P.Q.
Charles Osgood, Watch Maker and Jeweller, Dunham, P.Q.
J. H. Bartlett & Co. Practical Watch-Makers and Jewellers, Sweetsburgh, Quebec
John F. Thompson, Bailiff Superior Court, and Collector of Notes and Accounts, Cowansville, P.Q.
Stanstead & Sherbrooke Mutual Fire Insurance Company
John Macfarlane, Agent, Knowlton,   E.S. Ingalls, Agent, Granby
Dr. O. S. Martin, Botanic Physician, Sweetsburgh, P.Q.
Sewell F. Wood, Nurseryman & Apiarian, Knowlton, P. Q.
H. L. Jaquays, Frelighsburg, Quebec. Dealer in Monuments, Gravestones, Counter & Table Tops.

The members of the Agricultural Society for the County of Missisquoi, met at the County House, at Bedford, on the 22 ult, and made choice of the following gentlemen as officers of the Society:
President:  H. B. Streit, St. Armand West
Vice-President:  L. Johnson, St. Thomas
Sec.Treas:  Geo. Sully, Bedford
Directors:
A. Batcheller and H. Shultus, Stanbridge
W.P. Carter and G. R. Lougeway, Dunham
D.B. Meigs, West Farnham
Jas. Crothers, Notre Dame des Auges de Stanbridge
E. Ingalls, St. Armand East
John Hunter, Clarenceville

LETTERS: Remaining uncalled for in the Cowansville Post Office, Dec. 31, 1870
Astbury, Edward
Barnum, Elizabeth
Boudroi, Foirren
Bosset, James
Cowan, J.B.
Comings, John Jr.
Chapman, Geo
Corcoran, John
Callagan, John
Dow, Miss S.
Glenne, Alex
Hart, James
Hunt, Miles
Kenedy, John
Kanes, H.
Lamotte, Francis
Lamoureux, John
Manning, W. I.
MacIvich, P.M.
Merill, James
Rooney, James
Scott, Alfred
Tuck, Wm. E.
Tuck, James
Arthur Newell, Assistant Post Master

BIRTHS:
At South Granby, on the 28th ult., Mrs. E. Clow, of a son.

MARRIED:
At Cowansville, on the 28th, by the Rev. Chas. P. Watson, Mr. W. H. Macfarlane to Miss Carrie Gleason.

At Knowlton, on the 26th ult., Mr. Wm. Peters of Brome, to Miss Anne Woods, of London, England.

On the 2nd of January, by the Rev. C. P. Watson, at the residence of  E O Brigham, Esq., Brigham, P. Q.   Mr. Alex Adam to Miss Jane Lowe.

DIED:
At Shefford Mountain, on the 21st of December, 1870, Catherine Ann Coupland, eldest daughter of John Coupland, aged 16 years and 10 months.  The deceased leaves many friends to mourn her loss.

At West Shefford, P.Q. Dec. 1st. (from teething) Julett Maud, twin daughter of Dr. Wm. H and  Julett Foster, aged 10 months and 15 days.

At  Dunham, Mr. Lorin Wood, committed suicide 4th of January, 1871 aged 53 years.

January 13,  1871

BIRTHS:
At the Episcopal Parsonage, Knowlton, on Sunday the 8th inst., the wife of Rev. R. Lindsay of a daughter.

At Cowansville, on the 3rd inst., the wife of Geo B Baker, Esq., M P, of a daughter.

At Cowansville, on the 10th inst., the wife of Jas O'Halloran, Esq., Q C, of twin boys.

MARRIED:
At the Wesleyan Parsonage, Waterloo on the 31st Dec., by the Rev. Mr. Hooker, Mr. Calvin Hastings to Miss Jane Howie, both of Brome.

DIED:
At Waterloo, on the 4th instant, W. A. Bovey, Esq. Advocate.

At Mansonville, P Q, on the 31st ult, Marie Rose, daughter of Isaie Rainville, N P, aged four years.

January 20,  1871

MARRIED:
At St James Church, Bedford on the 12th inst., by Rural Dean Slack, Abel Adams, Esq, Advocate, to Miss Mary Foster, niece of R. Dickinson Esq.

At St. George's Church, Granby, on the 2nd instant, Mr. Nelson Geer to Eliza Ann, daughter of Robert and Mary Ashton, of  North Shefford.

At the same place, on the 10th instant, Mr. Thomas Solomon, of the Township of Ely, to Susannah, daughter of John and Rachel Reynolds, of Granby.

DIED:
At Brome Corner on the 17th inst., Avery H Chandler, son of L.L. Chandler, aged eighteen months.

At Sweetsburg, on the 19th inst., G A Galer, Esq., J. P., at the age of 48 years. The funeral will take place at the Methodist Church, Dunham, on Saturday, the 21st at 12M with Masonic honours.  All brethren in good standing are fraternally invited to attend.

February 3,  1871

LETTERS:  Remaining uncalled for in the Cowansville Post Office, Jan. 31, 1871

Astbury, Edward
Bosquet, Joseph
Clark, Wm. S.
Demars, Joseph
Ford, Francis E.
Grir, J. B.
Hunt, Miles
Hilliker, Albert
Hart, James
Jones, Wm.
Jones, John
Kenedy, John
Kanes, H.
Kathan, Thos. E.
Kirk, Miss Bonie
Lamoureux, John
Lamotte, Francis
Larachell,  Tottillo
MacIvish, P. M.
Manning, W. I.
Merill, James
McCorkill, John
McGowan, Miss Ellen
Noyes, Leblans
Quebec, Morris
Stark, Alex
Sager, Mrs. J. A.
Schoolcraft, Daniel
Tuck, James
Arthur Newell, Assistant Post Master

NOTICE:
I hereby forbid all persons harbouring or trusting my son Leonard Ruiter on my account, as I will hereafter pay no debts of his contracting.
John Ruiter, Cowansville, Jan. 18, 1871

DIED:
At Cowansville, on the 30th ult., of consumption, Thomas Clegg, in the 29th year of his age.

At Mobile, Ala., on the 2nd ult., at the early age of 24 years, Edmund Harvey Hart, formerly of Three Rivers, P Q druggist and a brother of M. O. Hart, N.P., of Frelighsburg.


 February 10, 1871

At a town meeting in Lennoxville, on Saturday the 14th of January, the following gentlemen were elected a board of Councillors for the ensuing term:  Chas. Brooks, Mayor;  Edward Chapman, John Wilson, J.C. Wiswell, Stephen Clark, Gabriel Caron, and D. T. Robertson, M.D.

MARRIED:
At Granby, by the Rev. E.S. Ingalls, on the 30th ult. Rev. J.A. Dorion, of Roxton, to Miss Sophia Grace, youngest daughter of F. Woolley, Esq. of Granby.

DIED:
At Brigham, on the morning of the 8th of February inst. Mary A. Smith, beloved wife of A. A. Blackwood, aged 19 years and 9 months.

At Granby on the 26th ult. Maria L. Josephine, aged six years and ten months, and on the 27th, Wilfred Nelson, aged four years and two months, children of Captain Amyrauld, of scarlet fever.

17 Feb. 1871

BIRTHS:
At Knowlton, on the 5th inst., the wife of Capt. Joseph Lefebvre, of a son.

MARRIED:
On Thursday, 16th February, at Trinity Church Cowansville, by the Rev. J.C. Davidson, father of the bride assisted by Rev. J. Burrows Davidson, M.A. Rector of Frelighsburg.  Sewel Franklin Belknap, Esq., Civil Engineer, of Northampton, Mass. to Ann Jennetta Mary Davidson.

In Richford, February 7th, 1871, by James G. Powell Esq., Mr. Horace R. Stetson, of Sutton, and Miss Martha Derby, of Swanton

DIED:
In East Farnham on the 9th inst. Rachel wife of  *name illegible* Pharaoh, in the 23rd year of her age.

At Mansonville, County Brome, on the 26th January, 1871, John Foster, aged 60 late of the Royal Canadian Rifles, and formerly private of the 76th regiment of the Line.  He was buried on the following Sunday with military honours.  The deceased was 23 years  in his Majesty's service.

At Mansonville, County Brome, after a short but painful illness on the 6th February 1871, David Delking aged 81: Justice of the Peace, and Captain of Volunteers during the Rebellion of 1837.

24 Feb, 1871

MARRIED:
On the 21st, at Cowansville, by the Rev. C. P. Watson, Mr. Wells Alanson Martindale of the Township of Stanbridge, to Miss Colestia England daughter of Mr. Chas England, Township of Dunham.

DIED:
At Sutton Flat, on Thursday the 16th inst., Mr. Henry Boright, aged 73 years.  The deceased leaves an aged widow, a large family of children, and an extended circle of friends to mourn his loss.

3 Mar 1871

DIED:
On the 15th inst., at Granby, John C. Hunter, second son of Robert Hunter, aged 8 years and 4 months.

In Sheldon, on the 21st inst., of Cancer, Mrs. S. C. Walker in her 57th year.

At Granby, on the 23rd inst., Alice Luttrell, beloved wife of Edward Seale, Esq.

In St. Albans on the 20th Inst., Mrs. Nancy, wife of Wm. N. Smith, in the 69th year of her age.

Granby: A fatal accident occurred on the 25th instant to Mr. W. Cowan, aged 25 years, farmer, while chopping wood in the bush near Huntingdon.  He died on the 26th.  He leaves a wife and one child.

LETTERS:
Remaining uncalled for in the Cowansville Post Office, March 1st, 1871:
Asbury, E. J.
Astbury, Edward
Brown, E.
Clark, Wm. T.
Drewe, G. H.
Far, John
Fletcher, Chas.
Goodness, Israel
Guyette, John
Glennie, Alex
Grir, J.B.
Hilliker, Albert
Hart, James
Jones, Wm.
Jennings, W. F.
Kanes, H.
Kathan, E. W.
Lamotte, Francis
Leach, James
Lamoureux, John
MacIvish, P. M.
Manning, W. I.
Merill, James
McGowan, P.
Nick, Maggie
Quackenboss, Mr.
Stark, Alex
Vernal, Smith
Wood, Fort
Winchester, Widow A.

Arthur Newell, Ass't Post Master

10 Mar 1871

Shefford:
Owing to the prevalence of Measles Scarlet Fever, & C., in the vicinity of Waterloo, the School Authorities have deemed it advisable as a precautionary measure, to close the School for a fortnight, lest its introduction in the village might spread through the schools

BIRTHS:
At Cowansville, on the 6th inst., Mrs. D. ? Christie of a son

MARRIED:
At Longueuil on the 21st ult. Joseph L. Lafontaine, Esq., N.P. of Roxton Falls, to Mrs. Celina Eliza Mongeau, widow of the late Eustace Page, Esq., N.P.

DIED:
At Abercorn, on Monday the 6th inst., William Sidney, only son of Benjamin Seaton, Esq., Collector of Customs of that port, in the 22nd year of his age.

At West Brome on Sunday the 26th ult., James N. Pettes Esq., J.P., and major of the Militia, aged sixty five years.

17 Mar 1871

BIRTH:
On the 11th inst., in Montreal, the wife of Rev. Canon Baldwin of a daughter.

DIED:
At Stanbridge, P. Q., on the 12th inst., of  Heart Disease, Julia Anna, youngest daughter of Edward Vail, Esq., of Dunham, and beloved wife of John J. Bell, of St. Albans, Vt., aged 19 years 8 months and 2 days.

24 Mar 1871

BIRTHS:
In Cowansville, on Saturday the 18th inst., the wife of A. W. Wells of a son.

At South Granby, on the 13th inst., the wife of Johnson Littledale of a son

MARRIED:
At Dunham, on the 11th inst. by the Rev. S. G. Phillips, Mr. Abram J. Gage, of Farnham, to Miss Catharine Anna only daughter of Philip Shufelt, of Dunham.

In Dunham, at the residence of the bride's father, by the Rev. J. Gear, Henry V. Brown, of Morriston, Vt., to Miss Sopha Melissa Jane Reed, of Dunham.

DIED:
At  Fort Covington, N. Y. on the 13th Instant, Agnes, wife of Dr. James  Macfie, youngest daughter of the late Isaac Henry Smith, formerly Collector of Customs at the Port of Trout River, aged 25 years.

At Shefford, on the 7th inst., William Nelson, youngest son of Richard Morgan, Esq., aged two years and eight months.

At Hamilton, Ont., on the 16th inst., Mr. Wm. Hunter for many years Taxidermist to the Natural History Society, Montreal.

On the 16th instant, John Henry, son of Michael Leonard, of Waterloo, aged 19 months.

At Montreal, on Wednesday morning, the 22nd March at 1,121 St. Catherine Street, Miriam Jane Wood, wife of Hon. ? S. Huntington, and only daughter of the late Major David Wood, of Shefford, E.T.

At Cowansville, on the 17th instant, Rebekah Jane, youngest daughter of James McClay, aged three years.

31 Mar 1871

BIRTH:
At Iron Hill, on the 24th inst.,  the wife of T. W. Fyles, of a daughter.

DIED:
Suddenly, on the 20th inst., at the Parsonage, Sutton, P.Q. Ann Huxton, beloved wife of the Rev. J. Smith, and mother of the Rev. ?. ?. Smith, *illegible*, P.Q, aged  63 years.

7 Apr 1871

DIED:
At the Spencer House, Frelighsburg, on Monday the 3rd inst., after a lingering illness,  born with christian patience, Lorinda Cole, widow of the late Andrew Cameron, in the 51st year of her age.

LETTERS
Remaining uncalled for in the Cowansville Post Office, April 1st, 1871
Brown, Mr. E.
Bosinalt, Levi
Cochrane, John
Clegg, Mary Ann
Comstock, Mark
Cammill, Miss Nellie
Cowan J. ?
Demaral, Joseph
Ferguson, Thos
Froonya, Vergine
Ford, John
Farr, John
Graham, Mary J.
Gagnette, George
Hilliker, Albert
Johnson, Mrs. Daniel
McGovern, Patrick
Nicols, E.
Quebec, Maria
Smith, S. M.
Stevens, A. B.
Tuck, James
Thomas, Margueritte
Wright, John
Webster & Johnson
Arthur Newell, Ass't P.M.

14 Apr 1871

BIRTHS:
At Ottawa, on the 7th inst., the wife of Lieut. Col. Chamberlin of a daughter.

MARRIED:
At West Shefford, by the Rev. A. Whitten, on the 11th inst., Mr. Robert Paton to Miss Catherine Booth, both of Shefford.

By the Rev. Mr. Hooker, at the Wesleyan Medthodist church, Waterloo, on the 3rd inst., Mr. V. E. Chamberlin to Miss Ellen Crowhurst, both of Brome.

DIED:
At West Farnham, on the 31st ult., E. Clement, Esq., N.P., aged 59 years.

21 April 1871

MARRIED:
At Cowansville on the 20th inst., by the Rev. J. C. Davison, Mr. James Lewis to Mary Ann Booth, widow of the late William Jones, both of Shefford.

At Granby, on Tuesday, the 11th instant, at the residence of the bride's grandfather, by the Rev. James Howell, James Burnet, of Farnham, to Miss Mary Jane McLean, of Granby, North Ridge.

DIED:
At Cowansville, on the 17th inst., Ann Dean, wife of Richard R. Gregor, a native of Morayshire, Scotland, aged 37 years and 4 months.

28 April 1871

BIRTHS:
At Granby, on the 17th inst., the wife of Mr. G. C. Hogan of a son.

MARRIED:
At Trinity church, Cowansville, on the 24th inst., by the Rev. J. O. Davidson, Mr. John Harrison to Miss Rosanne Kennedy, both of East Farnham.

At St. Paul's Church, Philipsburg, by Rev. H. Montgomery, Rector on Monday the 24th inst., J. Manson Nye, Esq. of  La Cross, Wis,  son of D.T.R. Nye, Esq., Census Commissioner, for Missisquoi Co., to Esther only daughter of Chester Roberts, Esq. of Philipsburg.

In Highgate, April 8th by Rev. E. J. Comings of Highgate, C. H. Baker Jr., to Miss Alice E. Witherell, both of St. Albans

DIED:
At Granby, on the 10th inst., Charlotte Parmlee, the beloved wife of Horace Lyman, Esq., aged 61 years.

Notice:
Whereas my wife, Mary Ann Upton, has left my bed and board without just cause or provocation, this is therefore to forbid any person from harbouring or trusting her on my account, as I shall pay no debts of her contracting after this date.
Mansonville, April 18th, 1871.  H. G. Elkins

5 May 1871

Sweetsburgh:
At the meeting of the Catholic Board of Examiners held here on Tuesday the following members were present:  Rev. A. Phaneuf, President, Rev. J. B. Millette, Vice-President, and J.F. Leonard, Esq. diplomas were granted to Miss G. Sanssouci, Stukely, 1st class, and Miss B. Monaghan, Stanbridge, 2nd class.

A meeting of the Protestant Board of Examiners for this District was held here on Tuesday, at which were present the following members: Rev. Geo. Slack, President, Rev. C.P. Watson, Rev. A.T. Whitten, A. H. Chandler, Esq.,  and Wm. Gibson, Esq., Secretary, J. A. McLoughlin, Esq., Inspector of Schools, assisted in the examination.
First class diplomas were granted to the following applicants:
Miss Annie E. Knowlton, Stukely
Miss Fannie A. Stevens, Bedford
Miss Ettie D. Phelps, Stanbridge
Mr. Wm. I Cook, Sutton
Miss Helen I. Gardener, Stanbridge
Mr. John A. Knowlton, Stukely
Miss Emma Hayes, Granby
Miss Jennie Mitchell, do
Miss Emory D. Stanton, Stanbridge
Miss Sybil Reynolds, Bedford
Miss Jane Robinson, Stanbridge
Miss Ellen Carty, Dunham
Miss Maria N. Bower, Cowansville
Miss Candace E. Beach, do
Miss Elizabeth Leggett, do
Miss Sarah A. Cook, Dunham
Miss Deborah A. Gilbert, Adamsville

Second Class diplomas to:
Miss Julia Corey, Stanbriddge
Miss Fidelia Kennedy, Granby
Miss Mary A. Niblock, Sutton
Miss Dora Herrick, do
Miss Florence A. Call, West Brome
Miss Julia A. Harvey, Sutton
Miss Dora H. Embury, Bedford
Miss Viola V. Jones, Dunham
Miss Ida E. Wheeler, St. Sabastian
Miss Amanda Armstrong, Bolton
Miss Ella K. Scott, do
Miss Alice A. Grimes, Cowansville

General Insurance Agency
Established in 1805  Sweetsburgh, Quebec

Agencies:
L. L. Chandler,  Sweetsburgh
James H. Smith, Frelighsburg
Israel Wood, Stanstead
D. Thomas, Sherbrooke
V. E. Chamberlin, Knowlton
M. V. Bryan, Stanbridge
Joel Shurtliff, Compton
W. Smillie, Richmond
D. A. Manson, Mansonville
S. B. Humphrey, Barnston
Wm. Gibson, Adamsville
Wm. M. Atwood,  Magog
J. L. Carpenter, Huntingdon

BIRTHS:
At Cowansville on the 29th ult., Mrs. J. L. Massie, of a son.

At East Dunham, on the 14th ult., Mrs. Henry Perry, of a daughter.

At Farnham Centre, on the 18th ult., Mrs. J. Leach, of a daughter.

MARRIED:
At the Congregational Parsonage, Granby, on the 20th of April, by the Rev. J. Howell, Mr. Thos. Ainslie, of Granby, to Miss Elizabeth McLean of Mittinneague, Mass. U.S.

DIED:
On Saturday the 22nd ult., Mr. Potter Hazard, one of the first settlers in the town of Dunham, aged 87 years.

At Sutton very suddenly, on the 10th April, Lawson Derrick son of Mr. M. Colton of Dunham, aged four years.

On the 19th ult., at East Farnham, Mary Batchelor, wife of Eri Jewell, aged 37 years.

In Montreal, on the 30th ult., Mary A. Bury, the beloved wife of Henry Goodchild, aged 29 years.

On the 19th ult., at East Farnham, Mary Batchelor, wife of Eri Jewell, aged 37 years.

In Montreal, on the 30th ult., Mary A. Bury, the beloved wife of Henry Goodchild, aged 29 years.


12 May 1871

BIRTHS:
At Cowansville, on the 10th inst., the wife of Mr. G. H. Kemp, of a daughter.

Letters Remaining uncalled for in the Cowansville Post Office, May 1, 1871
Brown, E.
Bosinalt, Levi
Camrill, Nellie
Comstock, Mark
Dupras, Joseph
Demaral, Joseph
Fareman, Wm.
Ferguson, Thos
Frazer, H.
Gage, A.J.
Hoskins, R. H.
Hilliker, Albert
Jennings, W. F.
Kennedy, John
Kanes, H.
McCray, John
Pownall, R.
Quebec, Maria
Roberts, Thos M.
Smith, Nathan
Stevens, A. B.
Smith. S. N.
Webster & Johnson
Arthur Newell, Ass't P. M.

19 May 1871

BIRTHS:
At Cowansville, on the 10th inst., the wife of Mr. John Pharaoh, of a son.

At Granby, on the 6th inst., the wife of Mr. Roderick McLeod, of a daughter.

DIED:
Shefford:
Mr. Henry Filer, of Warden, found his wife lying dead on the floor of the house on Monday last.  An inquest is being held over the body by Coroner Ducharme today (Thursday.) (Cowansville Observer dated 19 May 1871)

Melvin Eastman, aged eighteen, in the employ of Allan, Taylor & Co., of Shefford died on Friday evening last (Cowansville Observer dated 19 May 1871.)

Eastern Township News:
John Wesley Weir, son of Mr. Alexander Weir, of Ascot, eleven years old, was instantly killed on the morning of the 10th, by the falling of a trestle, which his father was raising on the Sherbrooke and Kennebec Railroad.

Ephraim Magoon, of Shipton, aged about ninety years, died on Thursday, the 4th instant, and was buried near the village of Danville, with Masonic honours, on Sunday the 7th.  The deceased was one of the earliest settlers of the Township of Shipton and one of the oldest Freemasons in the St. Francis district.

Local Agents for The Cowansville Observer:
Capt. Lefebvre, Knowlton
A. H. Chandler, Brome Corner
Dr. Hamilton, Sutton Flatt
D.A. Manson, Mansonville
John McMannis, South Bolton
Dr.  McGowan, Bolton Centre
J. W. Taylor, East Bolton
E. N. Davis, West Bolton
M L Elkins, Jr., West Potton
James C. Pettes, West Brome
Dr. Seaton, Abercorn
S. R. Whitman, Abbott's Corner
J. H. Smith, Frelighsburg
J. T. England, Dunham
R. McLeod, Granby
Rev. E. S Ingalls, Granby
R. Goddard, Adamsville
A.A. Blackwood, Brigham
Hobart  Butler, Upper Bedford
George  Sulley  Lower Bedford
D.T.R. Nye, Philipsburg
P & L Lamekin, Riceburg
B. Selby, Stanbridge Station
C.P. Taber, West Farnham
R. A. Walks, East Dunham
Rev. S. Jackson, Stanbridge

General Agents
John MacFarlane, Knowlton
John F. Thompson, Cowansville

26 May 1871

BIRTHS:
At Knowlton, Q., on the 20th inst., the wife of  W. H. O'Regan., of a daughter.

2 June 1871

MARRIED:
At Frelighsburg on the 29th of May, by Rev. J. Burrows Davidson, Rector, assisted by Rev. R. Lindsay, Mr. Anson S. Kemp to Miss Adelphia Benoit.

DIED:
At East Farnham on the 26th ult Elvin, youngest son of Mr. W. E. Reid, formerly of Brome Corner, aged 5 years.

At Dunham, on the 29th May, 1871, Minnie M. only daughter of Milo and Ellen E. Beach, aged four year and seven months.

9 June 1871

MARRIED:
At Troy Vt. on the 31st ult., Dr. F. C. Bowker, of Sweetsburgh, to Miss Dora Call, of Bolton.

At San Francisco, Cal., March 30th, by Rev. R. Bentley, Rev. C. D. Cartuman to Mrs. Nancy S, Widow of the late Rev. D. Sutherland formerly of this District.

At Trinity Church Frelighburg, on the 29th ult., by Rev. D. Lindsay, M.A., assisted by Rev. J. B. Davidson, M.A., Ansen S. Kemp, Esq., merchant, to Miss Adelphia Benoit.

At Dunham Village, on Thursday, 1st inst., by the Rev. Wm. Seales, Mr. Edwin Douglas, of Montreal, to Miss Isabella Matilda, fourth daughter of Edward Finley, Esq., of Dunham.

16 June 1871

DIED:
At Sutton on Sunday the 11th inst., Mr. Horace Sweet aged 65 years. Death resulted from  a kick received from a horse the previous day.

MARRIED:
At Granby, on the 6th inst., by the Rev. J. Howel., Mr. Andrew J. Kay to Miss Mary S. only daughter of Mr. John Lorimer, all of Granby.

At the Congregational Church, Granby, on the 6th inst., by the Rev. J. Howell, Mr. George Stupple to Miss Charlotte Gibbons, both of Shefford.

28 June 1871

BIRTHS:
At Sweetsburgh, on the 15th inst., the wife of G. C. V. Buchanan, Esq., Advocate, of a son.

At the residence of her father, Dr. Cowan, Sweetsburgh, on the 20th inst., the wife of W. C. Be???er, Esq., Ottawa, of a daughter, still born.

MARRIED:
At Stanbridge, on the 21st inst., at the residence of the bride's mother, by the Rev. S. G. Philips, Mr. Wm. Dent of Cowansville, to Miss Emily Saxe of Stanbridge.

DIED:
At his residence, St. Armand East, on Tuesday, the 13th inst., B.J. Hubbard, Esq., in the 58th year of his age.

At Cassville, Huntingdon County, Pa on the 6th inst., of apoplexy, Dr. Horace L. Brown, aged 48 years, son of the late Dr. Leonard Brown, of Dunham.

30 June 1871

DIED:
At Stanbridge on Tuesday, the 27th inst., Mr. Ephraim C. Carter, of Brome, aged 28 years, of quick consumption.

BIRTHS:
At Cowansville, on the 26th inst. the wife of Dr. Chas. Brown, of a son.

At Dunham, on the 19th inst., the wife of Mr. John Leggatt, of a daughter.

7 July 1871

BIRTH:
At the Methodist parsonage, Frelighsburg, on the 3rd inst., the wife of Rev. Thomas Bell of a son.

At Frelighsburg, on the 5th inst., the wife of F. J. Parker, collector of customs, of a daughter.

DIED:
At East Farnham, P.Q., July 2nd, Aaron Barton, aged nearly 87 years.

16 July 1871

BIRTH:
At West Shefford, on the 20th ult., the wife of Mr. George Tait, of a daughter.

At Abbotts Corner, on Sunday, the 2nd inst.,  the wife of Mr. Andrew Brunton of a son

MARRIED:
In St. Albans, July 3rd, by Rev. M. G. Smith, Mr. Nelson Stinehour to Miss Mary J. Jones, both of Bedford, Q.

At the residence of the bride's father, in Shefford, on the 11th inst., by Rev. S. G. Phillips, Duke Roberts, Esq., of Shefford, to Miss Martha, youngest daughter of Major Whitcomb.

DIED:
At Berkshire, Vt., on Sunday, the 9th July, Laura M., daughter of Jacob Teel, of Dunham, aged 21 years.

In East Farnham, on Saturday, the 8th inst., John H. Funnell, youngest and beloved son of John Funnell, late of Montreal, aged 20 years and 2 months.  He fell asleep in Jesus, after a long and painful illness which he bore with a meek and fervent spirit.  Montreal papers please copy.

In St. Albans, July 1st, Fannie, only child of J. H. and Ettie M. Osborn, aged three months.

21 July 1871

BIRTHS:
At Nelsonville, P.Q., on the 15th July, inst., the wife of Edson Kemp, Esq. Advocate, of a daughter.

MARRIED:
In Montreal, on the 6th inst., at the residence of the bride's father, by Rev. H. Wilkes, D. D., LL.D., assisted by Rev. C. Chapman, M.A., John Morrell Mackenzie Duff, eldest son of  Rev. Arch. Duff, of Sherbrooke, to Sophia Louisa, eldest daughter of Wm. McDunnough, Esq.  No Cards.

On Saturday evening July 15th, at East Farnham, by Rev. Mr. Vilas, Mr. Wellington Higgins, to Miss Happalona West, of Adamsville.

DIED:
On Tuesday the 18 July, in her 68th year Mrs. Ann Gelston Marvin, the wife of Ebenezer Marvin, Esq. at Frelighsburg

28 July, 1871

BIRTHS:
On Wednesday the 12th inst., at the W. Methodist Parsonage, Bolton, the wife of Rev. M. Seales of a son

DIED:
At Fairfax, Vt., on the 21st inst., John McRae, eldest son of Mr. John McRae, of Dunham, aged 33 years.

At East Bolton, on the 21st inst., suddenly, after an illness of only a few hours, Arretta Phelps, the much esteemed and beloved wife of David J. Randall, aged 24 years.

4 Aug 1871

Letters Remaining uncalled for in the Cowansville Post Office, July 31, 1871:

Bodette, Alec
Dupry, John
Janes, George
Mann, G. F.
Lodge, master C.S.
Oreutt, Mrs.
O'Brien, Robert
Patunde, Alex
Pettes, E.M.
Paine, Tursey
Pawnal, R.
Quebec, Maurice
Rockwell, Betsy A.
Rois, J.C.
Ramsay, T. K.
Smith, S. N.
Stevens, A. R.
Tweedy, Miss Ann
Thomas, Wm
Arthur Newell, Ass't P.M.

BIRTHS:
At Dunham, on the 25th ult., the wife of James Oliver of a son, who survived his birth but a few minutes.

At Keesville, Essex Co. N.Y. on July 30th, 1871, a son to Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Mansfield

DIED:
In Brome, August 2nd, Cedric Henry son of E. L. and Jennie A. Chandler, aged nine months and one day.

At Iron Hill, P.Q. July 27th, very suddenly, Mr. Harvey Palmer, one of the pioneer settlers of Brome, aged 78 years.

11 Aug 1871

BIRTHS:
At Cowansville, on the 4th inst., the wife of Mr. John Seale of a daughter.

At Dunham, Aug. 7th, the wife of Mr. E. H. Wright, of a daughter.

DIED:
At Sweetsburgh, on Sunday Aug. 6th, George Shufelt, in the 78th year of his age.  He was born At Caldwell's Manor on the 24th of Dec. 1793, and removed with his father into the Township of Dunham in 1795, where he has resided ever since, having owned and occupied the farm and homestead near Sweetsburgh on which he died, for upwards of half a century.  In January 1824 he married Fanny Fuller daughter of the late William Fuller, by whom he had one son, the present George Fuller Shufelt.  His first wife died shortly after having given birth to her son, and in March 1836 he married his second wife Elizabeth Steinhour, who survives him.

18 Aug 1871

BIRTHS:
At Knowlton, August 9th, the wife of E. R. True, Esq., of a son

MARRIED:
At the residence of the bride's father, Farnham Centre, on the 7th instant, by the Rev. Mr. Johnson, Mr. Wendal W. Jackson to Miss Agnes Hamilton

DIED:
In Dunham, August 14th, 1871, of Consumption, Hattie M., youngest daughter of S. M. and M. H. Welch, aged 8 years and 4 months.

PUBLIC NOTICE:
Whereas my wife, Sally Persons, has left my bed and board without any just cause or provocation, all persons are hereby cautioned not to harbour or trust her on my account, as I will pay no debts of her contracting after this date.
Suttion, Aug. 1st, 1871
Jean Baptiste (his x mark) Masson

25 Aug 1871

Births:
At Knowlton, P. Q., Aug. 19th, the wife of R. Burnet, Esq., of a son.

At Cowansville, on the 22nd inst., the wife of Mr. H. Gatehouse, of a daughter.

DIED:
At Cowansville, on the 18th inst., Francis Joseph infant son of James O'Halloran, Esq., Q. C., aged seven months.

At. West Brome, on the 8th instant, U.S. Gilman, aged 76 years.

1 Sept 1871

BIRTHS:
At Frelighsburg on Sunday, the 27th inst. Mrs. Jos. Daigle, of a son.

MARRIED:
At Trinity Church, St. John, N.B., by the Rev. J. J. Hill, Rector, the Rev. A.C. Nesbitt, of Franktown Ontario, to Annie Clara, youngest daughter of the late Thos. Merritt, Esq.

At the Methodist Parsonage, Richford, Vt., on the 23rd inst., by the Rev. R. A. Bushnell, Mr. Edward E. Perkins to Miss Mary E. Russon, both of Potton, Q.

On Thursday, the 24th inst., in the Chapel of Bishop's College, Lennoxville, by the Rev. R. W. Norman, M.A., assisted by the Rev. A. C. Searth, M.A., the Rev. Charles Howard Badgley, M.A., Rector of the College School, to Katherine Sophia Wale, only daughter of the Rev. J. H. Nicolls, D.D., Principal of Bishop's College.

At the Congregational Church, Granby, on the 22nd inst., by the Rev. J. Howell Mr. Robert Blackwood McLennan, of South Granby, to Miss Sarah Jane, daughter of Mr. P. Cook, of North Granby

On the 30th inst., by the Rev. R. Robinson of Lawrenceville, Mr. A. C. Dupry, trader, of Adamsville, to Sarah A., only daughter of Mr. Rufus Goddard of the same place.

DIED:
At East Bolton, on the 22nd inst., Christiana Jane Greaves, wife of Solomon Ward, in the 23rd year of her age.

At Cowansville, on the 25th inst., Frederick William, infant son of James O'Halloran, Esq., Q. C., aged seven months and fifteen days.

At Freeport, on the 31st Aug., Eleanor K, widow of the late Jos. Jones one of the first settlers in the Township of Dunham, aged 70 years.

8 Sept 1871

Births:
At Cowanville, on the 3rd inst., the wife of Mr. Jonas Rooney, of a daughter.

At Granby, on the 3rd, the wife of Mr. S. Butterworth, of a daughter.

At Knowlton, Q., Aug. 29th, the wife of R. L. Carter Esq., of Worcetshire, Eng.,of a daughter.

At West Bolton, Q., on the 4th inst., the wife of Jonathan Duboyce, Esq., of a son

At Knowlton, on the 4th inst., the wife of James Frizzle, Esq.. of a son

MARRIED:
At St. Paul's church, Knowlton, on the 4th inst., by the Rev. R. Lindsay, Augustus Hebert, Esq, of Waterloo to Miss Mary A. only daughter of Isaac Hewson,, Esq, of Knowlton, Q.

Died:
At. South Granby, on the 27th ult., Mr. Wm. Pharaoh, Senr., aged 77 years.
(Mr. Pharaoh was permitted to see his children's children's children before his death, and his descendants now living number about two hundred.

At Knowlton, Q., on the 1st inst., Edith Dearbon, youngest daughter of W. H. and E. M. O'Regan, aged three months and ten days.

At Knowlton, on the 3rd inst., the only daughter of  Orlando I. and Henrietta Soles, aged 11 months and 20 days.

At West Brome on the 14th ult., Linden Kirby, son of Elder E. Kirby, aged 11 years.

At West Hatley, on Tuesday, the 5th inst., Rebecca Benham, wife of Mr. John A. Chapman, aged 37 years.

At East Farnham on the 23rd of August, Lewis D. Jennings, youngest son of  Washington and Mary Jennings, aged one year and eight months.


LETTERS
Remaining uncalled for in the Cowansville Post Office, Sept. 1, 1871

Briggs, Mrs. W.L.
Brown, L. G.
Bryden, John
Buckley, Ellen
Conner, Ellen A.
Cupton,George
Fuller, John H.
Fossey, Andrew
Hurteau, Celeste
Janes, Bailey
Jones, John Jr.
Lloyd, Mary
Patno, Tursey
Patno, Alex
Ramsay, T. K.
Smith, S.N.
Stevens, A. B.
Stephens, T. E.
Thomas, Lester
Turner, Edwin
Wilkinson, Miss Mary
Writer, Samuel
Riss, John C.
Reeve, S.
Pettes, E. M.
Pawnal, R
Arthur Newell, Ass't  P.M.

15 Sept 1871

B IRTHS:
At Sherbrooke, on the 6th instant, Mrs. Wm. White, of a son.

At the village of Dunham, on the 3rd instant, the wife of A.D. Stevens, M.D. of a son.

MARRIED:
At St. George's Church, August 23rd, Mr. John Reed, of St. Brigide, to Hannah daughter of Archibald and Betsy Mitchell, of North Stukeley.

At Dunham, on the 14th inst., by the Rev. J. Geer, Mr. Silas J. Cook, of  Plano, Kendal County, Ill., and Miss Mary E. George, of Chester County, Vt.

DIED:
On August 29th ult., Miss Mary Keyes, of Dunham Flat, of heart disease.

At Montreal, Arthur, infant son of Stapleton Caldecott, aged 22 days.

At East Bolton on the 10th inst., Mr. James Sargent, aged 65 years.

13 Oct 1871

BIRTH:
At Cowansville, Oct., 6th, the wife of Michael Nolan of a daughter.

At Cowansville, on the 8th inst., the wife of Prof. W. H. Macfarlane, of a son

At Adamsville, on the 8th, inst., the wife of Mr. Franklin Tabor, of a son, weighing 12 pounds 12 ounces.

MARRIED:
On the 4th October, by the Rev. John Davies, at the residence of the bride's father, Mr. Charles Thorpe, trader, of Sutton, P.Q. to Miss Sarah Loretta Dyer, of the same place.

At Dunham, the 11th inst., by the Rev. J. Gear; Orson Corey, to Miss Martha J. Jones: both of Stanbridge.

DIED:
At Abbotts Corner, P.Q. on the 4th inst. Shubael Smith, father of Dr. N.A. Smith of Frelighsburg, in the 83rd year of his age. Mr. Smith was born in Stephentown near Albany in the State of New York, in the year 1789.  He emigrated to Canada with his father's family from the town of Hancock in western Massachusetts, and settled upon a farm in St. Armand East. He was a resident of the town nearly sixty two years.

In Dunham, (North West) on Friday, 6th inst., Lucy Fordyce, wife of Mr. Geo. Bell, aged 71 years.

On the 9th inst., Mr. William Badger, aged 70 years.  He had been cared for during a long sickness by Mr. David Chatfield.

OBITUARY:
Died at Mora, New Mexico on the evening of the 21st of July, Theodore Mignault, (brother of T. Mignault Esq., of Cowansville), forty-nine years of age.   Theodore Mignault was a native of Canada.  He came to this country in 1848 and entered into business as a merchant in Taos.  He followed the tide of immigration which moved towards California in 1850; whence he returned after a few years absence and again established himself in New Mexico.---Santa Fe Post

NOTICE:
is hereby given against any person or persons harbouring or trusting my wife, Charlotte Diana Gleason, as I shall pay no debts of her contracting after this date.
James Oren Gleason  
East Dunham, Sept. 16, 1871

20 Oct 1871

MARRIED:
At the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Dunham village, by the Rev. J. Armstrong of Clarenceville, Mr. Silas A. Hope to Miss Matilda, fifth daughter of the late J. G. Golland, Esq., all of Dunham

DIED:
At Enterkin, Cowansville, on Saturday, Oct. 14th, 1871, Agnes Carter, daughter of Wm. Hunter, Esq., aged six years.

At West Dunham, on the 16th inst., Sally A. Orcutt, wife of Clark Boombower, aged 39 years and three months.  Her last words were: Praise the Lord.

Funeral Services were held at Trinity Church, Frelighsburg, on Wednesday, over the remains of Miss Annie Lowe, only daughter of Mr. John Lowe, late of the Montreal Gazette, who was killed by a falling tree near her father's residence.

LETTERS Remaining uncalled for in the Cowansville Post Office, Sept. 30th, 1871

Brown, L. G.
Bryden, John
Chandler, L. L.
Dumont, Adolphe
Fuller, J.H.
Fowler, Samuel
Griggs, Calvin
Galbraith, John
Jordan, W.
Kennedy, John
Mansfield, G.B.
McLean, Donald
Patten, Rev. M.
Arthur Newell, Ass't P.M.

17 Nov 1871

BIRTHS:

On Friday morning the 10th inst, the wife of the Rev. J. J. Hall of East Farnham of a son.

MARRIED:
At the W.M. Church, Frelighsburg, on the 7th inst., by the Rev. Thos. Bell,  Charles Edward Truax of Franklin, Vt., to Sarah Looicy, daughter of A. Holden, Esq., of St. Armand East.

DIED:
On the 3rd inst., at the house of Mr. Craig, George Cook, aged 24 years, after a tedious and painful affliction.  He leaves a widow and an infant child.

24 Nov 1871

BIRTHS:
At Cowansville, on the 22nd inst., the wife of Mr. E. S. Reynolds of a daughter.

MARRIED:
On Tuesday at Pike River, by Rev. Thos. Kelly, Mr. James Crilley, to Miss Lucy M. Spear, both of that  place.

DIED:
At Dunham, on the 14th inst., Miss Annie F??chett, in the 73 year of her age.

On the 20th inst. at St. Armand East Charity Yates, wife of Edward Cook.

At Dunham, North Road, on the 19th inst., Mrs. Peter Zerado  She leaves her husband a widower with the care of four children.

NOTICE:
I hereby forbid all persons harbouring or trusting my son, William Persons, 2d, without my consent after this date.
Stephen Persons
East Farnham, Nov. 14th, 1871

1 Dec 1871

BIRTHS:
At East Farnham, near Sweetsburgh, on the 30th November, Mrs. Fortunatus Wood, of a daughter.

MARRIED:
At Cowansville, on the 27th ult., by Rev. S. O. Phillips, Mr. Robert Bassett and Miss Jane Steele, both of this village.

DIED:
In Riceburg, Q., Nov. 26th, Julia V. wife of L. McD. Smith, Esq., aged 27 years.

At Cowansville, on the 27th ult., very suddenly, Henrietta, infant daughter of George and Martha Johnson, aged 4 weeks and  6 days.

8 Dec 1871

MARRIED:
On Tuesday, the 28th ult., at the residence of the bride's father, West Potton, by the Rev. Wm. Seales, Silas B. Taylor, Esq., of  Potton, and Ruth Jane, eldest daughter of Capt. Mark  L. Elkins, Jr.

At the Episcopal church, Waterloo, on the 28th November, at 7 p.m., by the Rev. D. Lindsay assisted by the Rev. R. Lindsay, Rev. R. D. Mills to Miss Elvira A. Hungerford, both lately of Knowlton.

DIED:
At Knowlton, Q., Dec 1st, 1871, Almon H. eldest son of T.B. Curtis, Esq., aged seven years.

At Cowansville, on Friday, Nov. 24th, Mrs. Jane McClay, wife of Mr. John McClay, Sr., aged  81 years and 4 months.

At Cowansville, on the 4th inst., Robert Stevenson, in the 84th year of his age.  He was a native of Renfrewshire, Scotland, and for the last forty years a resident of this Township.

15 Dec 1871

 LETTERS: Remaining uncalled for in the Cowansville Post Office, Nov. 1st, 1871:
Burnell, T. A.
Boyd,  Miss J. A.
Buck, Louis
Bondy, Mrs.
Blondin, Louis
Cornwall, Ira
Chini, Edward
Cummings, Joseph
Fowler, S???
Gibson, R. L.
Galbraith, John
Laraba, Jos.
Laraba, Peter
Larve, Antoin
McLean, Donald
Potvain, Mitchel
Quigley, James
Quebec, Maurice
Rogers, Peter
Richmond, Miss
Stevens, Thos.
Scott, James
Stow, O. E.
Turner, Edward
Tuck, Mr.
Arthur Newell, Ass't  P.M.

22 Dec 1871

BIRTHS:
At Frelighsburg, on Friday the 15th inst., the wife of E. Rowel, M.D. of a daughter

At Fairfield, Vt. on Sunday the 17th inst., the wife of Dr. H. R. Wilder of a son.

MARRIED:
At St. Armand, on the 7th inst., by the Rev. Thos. Bell, C. A. Denning, Esq., of this parish, to Miss Martha E. Folsom, of Swanton, Vt.

On the 12th inst., in the W.M. Church, Lawrenceville, by the Rev. R. Robinson, Mr. Samuel Solomon, Jr, of Boscobel, to Miss Mary Patience Smith, of the same place.

On the 13th inst., by the Rev. J. S.  Orr, Mr. W. W. Godard, to Miss Maria Mooney, all of Knowlton.

At the residence of the bride's father, Granby, on the 19th inst. by the Rev. J. Howell, Mr. Miles Clow and Miss Mary, youngest daughter of Robt. Cunningham, Esq., all of Granby.

DIED:
At St. Albans on the 13th inst., Mr. William N. Smith.  Long an active and honorable business man of that village.  He was the father of Major  L. McD Smith, of Riceburg, Que.

2 Aug 1872

BIRTHS:
At Cowansville, on the 26th, of July, the wife of W.I. Briggs, Esq., of a son.

MARRIED:
At Congregational Church, Cowansville, Q., on Tuesday 30th July, by Rev. Chas. P. Watson, Mr. James Reynolds of Granby, to Emily daughter of Rufus Wells of Farnham, Q.

DIED:
In Montreal, on the 28th July, Frederick Roswell, eldest son of H. L. Robinson, Esq., late of Waterloo, Q., in the 18th year of his age.

At Frelighsburg, of the 27th, ult., William Mosher, youngest son of  Pofan Mosher, 5 years and eight months.

At Frelighsburg, on the 26th ult., Joseph Bell, infant son of Rev. Thomas Bell, aged one year and 23 days.

At Frelighsburg, on the 27th ult., Harlow Ingalls, eldest son of Edmond Ingalls

At Frelighsburg, on the 26th ult., Elizabeth Ayer, wife of Benjamin R. Dunning, aged 72 years.

The Mutual Fire Insurance Company of the Counties of MISSISQUOI AND REUVILLE,
Head Office..........Philipsburg, Q.
Board of Directors:
J. W. Eaton, President, Philipsburg
C.R. Cheeseman, Vice President, Phillipsburg
C. Roberts, Philipsburg
L. Ford, Philipsburg
D. T. R. Nye, Philipsburg
R. MacFie, Clarenceville
J. C. Baker, Stanbridge
E. Finley, Dunham
Wm. M. Pattison, Frelighsburg

The following gentlemen have been appointed Special Agents in the respective localities in which they reside:
George C. Dyer  - Sutton
H. M. Chandler - Brome
M. O. Hart - St. Armand East
George Adams - Adamsville
N. S. Brown - Stanbridge
L Jos. Demers - Bedford
L. H. Trudeau - Henryville
John Hunter - Clarenceville
John D. Johnson - St. Thomas
Thos. Russell Roberts, Secretary-Treasurer.                
  8 Nov 1872

BUSINESS DIRECTORY:
G. M. Baker, Advocate, Cowansville, P.Q.
Lynch & Mitchell, Advocates, W.W. Lynch-Knowlton & A.E. Mitchell-Sweetsburgh
Hobart Butler, Advocate, Bedford, P. Q.
T. R. Roberts, Advocate, Phillipsburg, P. Q.
Dr. Chas. Brown, Cowansville, P.Q.
H. LeRoy Fuller, M.D. Office and Residence: Late Residence of H.D. Pickle, Esq.
Sweetsburgh, P.Q.
Dr. Hamilton, Sutton, P.Q.
Dr. H. W. Wood, Knowlton, P.Q.
 C. H. Wells, Licensed Dental Surgeon, Constantly in his Dental Rooms, in New Masonic Hall Building, Sweetsburgh, P.Q.
Rev. W. English, Issuer of Marriage Licenses, Dunham, P.Q.
Rev. J. H. Fowler, Agent for Marriage Licenses, Knowlton, Brome County, Q.
Charles Osgood, Watch Maker and Jeweller, Dunham, P.Q.
J. H. Smith, General Insurance Agent, Frelighsburg, P.Q.
Sewel F. Wood,  Nurseryman and Apiarian, Knowlton, P.Q.
Grafting, Pruning and Ornamental Tree
Planting executed with neatness and care.
John F. Thompson, Licensed Auctioneer,  Bailiff Superior Court, and Collector of Notes and Accounts.
Cowansville, P.Q.
Henry Morgan, Baliff Superior Court, and District Magistrate's Constable, Bedford, P.Q.
James Kay, Fire and Life Insurance Agent.  Also for pure Grape Wine (unformented)
Granby, P.Q.
Owen McGarvey,  Manufacturer and Wholesale and retail dealer in Plain and Fancy Furniture
7, 9 & 11 St. Joseph St., Montreal
Dr. O. S. Martin, Botanic Physician, East Farnham, P. Q.
Dr. M. holds himself in readiness to attend all.  Medicines warranted purely vegetable.


BIRTH:
At East Farnham, on the 31st. of Oct., Mrs. Geo. S. Spofford of a daughter

MARRIED:
On the 24th ult., at the Wesleyan Methodist Church Knowlton, by the Rev. Mr. Cairns, Mr. Ashley Cooper, of Bolton, to Miss Martha Carter, of Brome.

DIED:
In Potton, on the 4th inst., Mr. John Wilson, aged 74 years.     
20 Feb 1874

BIRTHS:
At Cowansville, on Thursday the 12th inst., the wife of Mr. William Dent, of a daughter.

MARRIED:
At South Stukely, on the 21 Jan., by the Rev. Mr. Hagar, Mr. William T. Sweat, of West Bolton, to Miss Mary Loyd, third daughter of the late Joseph Snowdon, Esq.

In Sutton, by Rev. A. L. Arms, Feb. 13th, 1874 Mr. Charles J. Williams, to Miss Eleanor C. Deth, both of Sutton.

At St. Armand East, on 17th inst., by Rev. A. L. Arms, Mr. Rodney S. Royce, of Sutton, to Miss Amanda L. Ives, of same place.


DIED:
At Moore's Station, P. Q., on the 13 Feb., suddenly of congestion of the brain, Charles S. Moore, Esq., of Chicago, Ill., late Major (on the staff) of the U.S. army, aged 47 years, third son of the Hon. P. H. Moore, of Moore's Station, Q.

In Philipsburg, Thomas Russell Roberts, Esq. died January 6, 1874.  He was the eldest son of Chester Roberts, Esq., of Philipsburg.   He was married to the eldest daughter of the late John Holt, Esq, and leaves a widow and three children.

29 Aug 1873

NOTICE:
I hereby certify that I have given my son, Herbert A. Beerworth, his time during the remainder of his minority, and will hereafter claim none of his earnings, nor pay any debts of his contracting.
F. Beerworth
Clarenceville, P.Q. Aug. 7th, 1873

NOTICE:
I hereby notify all persons that I have given my son, William Persons his time during his minority, that I will not claim any of his earnings nor pay any debts of his contracting after this date. 
 Stevens Persons
East Farnham, August 22nd, 1873

MARRIED:
On the 21st inst., at the Wesleyan Parsonage, Knowlton, by the Rev. H. Cairns, Mr. Edson Mills to Miss Henrietta Pettes, both of the Township of Sutton, P.Q.

At the R.C. Church, St. Johns, on the 26th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Obrie, Mr. J. B. Laforce of East Farnham, to Miss Marellene Decelle, sister of the firm of Decelles Bros., of St. Johns.

On the 26 inst., by the Rev. H. W. Nye, Mr. Addison Ladd to Miss Hattie Maria, eldest daughter of S. Bresce, Esq., of West Brome.

At the Wesleyan Parsonage, Dunham, by the Rev. Wm. English, on the 21st inst., Mr. Emellus Caswell, farmer, of Brome, to Miss Robina Victoria Rouse, of Brome.

At the New Connexion Methodist Parsonage at Peasley's Corners, by the Rev. H. Leith, on the 18th inst., Mr. Charles Regan, of Brome, to Miss Elizabeth Rouse of  Potton.

DIED:
On Sunday the 10th inst. the Rev. T. Johnson was thrown from his sulky and killed near the parsonage at Thorne, Upper Ottawa District.  Rev. Mr. Johnson was lately appointed to the Episcopal Mission at Adamsville.

At Adamsville, on Friday, the 22nd inst., the infant son of Mr. & Mrs. Geo. Hobbs.

At Montpelier, Vt., on the 22nd instant, at the residence of Mr. Charles A. Frost, her brother-in-law, Miss Matilda Louisa, third daughter of  Archibald Laughery, of Granby, aged 24 years, 8 months, and 28 days; of consumption.

On the 27th instant, at Highgate, Vt., of typhoid fever, Anna Maria Traver, wife of Jeremiah Rhicard aged 37 years.  Her loss is much lamented by a large circle of friends.

12 Jun 1874

BIRTHS:
At Fairfield, Cowansville, on the 8th inst., the wife of W. P. Carter, Esq., of a son.

At Bedford, on the 8th inst., Mrs. Anson Borden of a daughter

MARRIED:
At. St. George's Church, Montreal, on the 3rd inst., by Rev. J. Carmichael, Mr. Horace A. Blinn of Stanbridge, to Miss Mary A., daughter of Mr. Charles Galer of Dunham.

On Thursday, the 4th., at St. George's Church, Clarenceville, by Rev. E. Duvernet, Mr. C. H. Bissell, of Clarenceville, to Miss Janet Craig, daughter of Robert Wright, Esq., formerly of Hemmingford, Q.

On the 3rd inst., at St. George's Church, Montreal, by the Very Rev. Dean Moud, assisted by the Rev. J. G. Baylis, Mr. Charles R. Scott, of C. Scott & Co., to Amelia K. MacLaughlin, niece of Mr. F. E. Grafton, all of Montreal.

At Christ Church Cathedral, Montreal, on the 2nd June, by Rev. Canon Baldwin, Rector, John Thomas Molson,  Esq., to Miss Jane Baker, second daughter of the late J. C. Butler, M.D. of  Waterloo, Q.

DIED:
On Tuesday, the 9th inst., at the residence of his uncle, Mr. Benj. T. Davis, No 1113 Dorchester Street, Montreal, Levi Edmund, only child of Mr. Levi Stevens, of Dunham.

On the 27th ult., at Sutton, Fanny W. Castle, wife of Henry Hawley, 2nd., aged 26 years.

On the 7th inst., at  St. Johns, Q., James Bissette, Esq. aged 69? years.


20 Nov 1874

Notice of Births, Marriages, and Deaths inserted free.  Poetry in reference to deceased persons three cents per line.

BIRTHS:
Chadsey--At East Farnham, on the 17th inst., the wife of the Rev. E. G. Chadsey of a daughter.

Phelps--At Stanbridge, on the 13th inst., the wife of Mr. H. N. Phelps of a daughter.

MARRIED:
Bowker, Officer--At West Farnham, on the 9th inst., by Rev. W. Pyke, Mr. Wm. Bowker of Magog, to Miss Sarah E. Officer, of West Farnham.

Eaton, Brown--At the residence of the bride's father, on the 18th inst., by the Rev. Charles P. Watson, Mr. E. H. Eaton, of the firm of Eaton & Coslett, of Bedford, to Miss L. W. Brown, daughter of Dr. Chas. Brown, of Cowansville.

DIED:
Knowlton--At Knowlton, on the 10th inst., Gulia M. England, the beloved wife of Luke L. Knowlton, Esq., aged 26 years, 2 months and 2? days.

Knowlton--On the 12th inst., at Knowlton, the infant child of Luke L. Knowlton, Esq, aged nine days.  The babe was laid in its mother's arms, and were buried together on the 14th inst., followed to their last resting place by a large following of sorrowing relatives and friends.

Libby--At her father's residence, near Knowlton, on the 23rd of August last, Mary S., the beloved daughter of Andrew Libby, Esq., aged 31 years 7 months.

Seeley--On the 31st ult., after a protracted illness, Hannah Holman, relict of the late John Seeley, of Dunham, aged 74 years.

7 May 1875

Sanborn--At Brome, on the 22nd, ult., the wife of Mr. Reuben Sanborn, of a son.

Thompson--At Brome, on the 22nd ult., the wife of Mr. William Thompson of twin sons.

Bell--At East Farnham, on the 28th ult., the wife of Mr. John Bell of twin daughters.

Walton--At Dunham, on the 2nd inst., the wife of Mr. J. L. Walton, of a daughter.

Walsh:  In Dunham, on the 28th ult., the wife of Mr. Edward Walsh, of a daughter.
                   
Welch--In Cowansville, on the 29th ult., the wife of Mr. Harlow M. Welch, of a daughter.

MARRIED:
Fleming--Hawkins--On the 29th ult., at St. Armand West, by Rev. J. Davies, Mr. Hiram
Alonzo Fleming, to Miss Sarah Elizabeth Hawkins.

Emerson--Hubbard--In Brome, on the 2nd instant, by Elder P. V. West, Mr. Charles Emerson to Mrs. Elvira, widow of the late Wm. Hubbard, all of Sutton

Church--Beattie--On the 3rd instant., by the Rev. J. M. Fowler, M A., at his residence, at Knowlton, Mr. George Church to Miss Jane Beattie, both of the township of Dunham.

Darrah--Patch--On the 4th instant, by the same at the same place, Mr. Albert Darrah, to Miss Annie Patch, both of the township of Brome.

DIED:
Walton--On the 3rd inst., at Dunham, Emily Maud, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Walton.

Bell--On the 29th Ult. at East Farnham, infant daughter of Mr. & Mrs. John Bell.

O'Malley--At the residence of her brother-in-law in Sheldon, Vt. April 7th, Ellen O'Malley aged  ?? years.  Her remains were taken to  Sutton, P.Q. for interment.

24 Nov 1876

BIRTHS:
Taylor--At Dunham on the 21st last, the wife of James M. Taylor of a Son.

Davidson--At Knowlton on the 17th last., the wife of Wm. Davidson of a son.


MARRIED:
Mercier--Blanchard--By the Rev. Father Belanger, on Monday 6th Nov. Jos. A. Mercier, to Rosanna A., oldest daughter of Jos. Blanchard.  All of Knowlton.

Toothaker--Kemp--On the 15 inst. at the residence of the Bride's father, Mr. L. S. W. Kemp, by the Rev. John Fowkes, Jothan Samuel Toothaker, of Clarmont, N. H. to Hannah Kemp, of West Farnham.

Sweet--Bates--At Sutton, on the 23rd inst. by the Rev. J. H. Fowler, at the residence of  J. Bates the bride's father, Simeon A. Sweet to Miss Charlotte L. Bates.

Thompson--Thompson--At Cowansville, on the ?? by Rev. ? W. Day, James son of Mr. Thomas Thompson to Miss Mary Jane, second daughter of Mr. John Thompson, all of Brigham.

Brewer--Richardson--On the 22 day of Nov. in the Methodist  Parsonage of Knowlton, by the Rev. J. Stewart, Mr. Elwyn Brewer, of Highgate, Vt., to Miss Martha P. Richardson, of Brome, P.Q.

DIED:
Walton--At Silkstone Vicarage England, on the 17 ult., Thomas Walton, Judge in the
*2 words illegible* Service, aged 63, eldest son of the Rev. J.L. Walton, Vicar of the Parish, and brother of J. L. Walton of Richford, V.T.

8 Dec 1876

BIRTHS:
Seales--In Brome, on the 4th instant, the wife of Mr. John Seales, of a son.

MARRIED:
Shaw--Frapple--On the 4th instant, at the residence of the bride's father, by the Rev. J. E. Richardson, Mr. Gilbert Shaw, of Stanbridge, to Miss Josephine Frapple, of St. Armand.

Peters--Lane--In Dunham, Nov.29th, at the residence of the bride's brother, Mr. J. D. Stehbins, by the Rev. W. A. Allen, Mr. William  E. Peters, of Dunham, to Miss Martha A. Lane, of Jericho, Vt.

DIED:
Harvey--Near Brigham, on the 22nd of November, Mr. John Harvey, aged 40 years and 4 months.


15 Dec. 1876

DIED
Robinson--At the residence of her daughter Mrs. R. A. Ellis, Waterloo, on Friday the 8th inst. in the 77th year of her age, Seleucla Knowlton, widow of the late H. Robinson Esq.

MARRIED:
Lawrence--Randall--At Riviere de Loup Station, on the 2nd inst., Mr. A. W. Lawrence of Lawrenceville, to Miss Emma Randall of Montreal.  No cards. 


19 Jan 1877

MARRIED:
Hird-Bower:   At Sabrevois, on the 15th inst., by the Rev. E. P.Lewis, Edward Hird, of Montreal, to Jennie R., second eldest daughter of the late John P. Bower, of Sabrevois.  No cards.

Huntington--Underwood---On the 15th inst., at the residence of the bride's father, Belmont, Mass., Russ Wood Huntington, of Montreal, to Ellen, only daughter of Wm. J. Underwood.

DIED:
Lookus--At East Richford, Vt., on the 12th inst., Mrs. Pattie Lookus. wife of Jerry Lookus, aged 55 years

12 Oct 1877

BIRTHS:
Grenfell--  At the Methodist Parsonage, Bedford, on the 3rd inst., the wife of the Rev. John Grenfell of a daughter.

Ker--At Glen Sutton, on the 6th inst., the wife of Rev. John  Ker, of a son

MARRIED:
James--Noyes--At St. Armand East, on the 8th inst., by the Rev. A. L. Arms, Mr. Daniel H. James, to Miss Clysta K. Noyes, both of Sutton

Ramsay--Duff--At Terlot Cottage, on the 3rd inst., by the father of the bride, Robert A. Ramsay, M.A., Advocate, Montreal, to Miss Catherine Hamilton, second daughter of the Rev. Archibald Duff, of Montreal.

Moore--Rudd--At Dunham on the 4th inst., by the Rev. John Walton, Mr. Albert E. Moore of Enosburg, Vt., to Miss Mary Rudd, of Dunham.

Ruiter--McCabe--At the residence of the bride's father, on the 17th inst, by Rev. T. W. Fyles, Mr. Matthew Ruiter, son of Nelson Ruiter, Esq. of Cowansville, to Miss Ella I. McCabe, daughter of Mr. John McCabe, of Stanbridge.

DIED:
Perry--At East Dunham, on Sept. 23rd, Kate Perry, daughter of Henry and Rubeca Perry, aged 6 years, 6 months and 11 days.

Asteston--At Granville, Vt., in September, Marcia M. Scribber, beloved wife of John B. Atherton, and sister of Mrs. R. P. Whitcomb of this place.  Aged 29 years.

Nye--At Egglestone, Yorkshire, England, on the 9th of September in the 70th year of his age, the Rev. Edward Nye, father of the Rev. H. W. Nye, Incumbent of Iron Hill, P.Q., and the Rev. J. S. Nye, Vicar of Gaddesby, England.

Minkler--At Cowansville, on the 9th inst., the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. B. Minkler.

6 Nov 1878

BIRTHS:
Shufelt--In the Township of Dunham, Nov. 3rd, the wife of Mr. Wm. Shufelt, of a son.

Jennings--In West Farnham, on the 4th, the wife of Washington F. Jennings, of a daughter.

MARRIED:
Smith--Leggett--At the Methodist Parsonage, Bedford, Oct. 30th, by the Rev. John Grenfell, Mr. Hiram L. Smith, to Miss Mary Leggett, both of St. Thomas, Q.

Channell--Robertson--In Stanstead, Oct. 24, by the Rev. J. L. Litch,  H. A. Channell and Miss Mary A. Robertson, both of Stanstead.

Soules--Manson--In St. Thomas Church, Montreal, Oct. 3rd, by Rev. R. Lindsay, Mr. F. Soules, late of St. Albans, Vt., to Miss Martha J. Manson, of Mansonville, P.Q.

DIED:
Vipons--At 97 St. Constant Street, Montreal, of typhoid fever, on Nov.5th, John Vipond, son of the late John Vipond, aged 8 years.

Kimball--At East Dunham, Oct.30th, Rev. H. N. Kimball, aged ?8 years.

Wales--At East Dunham, John D. Wales, aged 84 years.

22 May 1879

BIRTHS:
Hillhouse--At Brome Lake, near Knowlton, on the 11th inst., the wife of W. Hillhouse, of a daughter.

MARRIED:
Coburn--Cunningham--At West Shefford, on the 17th inst., by the Rev. H.W. Nye, M.A., Mr. James Coburn, of Granby Village, to Mary Ann Olivia, daughter of the late William Cunningham, Esq., of the Township of Granby.

Johnson--Boomhower--At Franklin, Vt., on the 17th inst., by Rev. Mr. Gue??sey, Mr. Henry Johnson to Miss Jennie Boomhower, both of Stanbridge, P.Q.

DIED:
Sweet:  At West Brome on 11th inst., Daisy A. only child of  Russel and Diana Sweet, aged 1 year, 7 months and 17 days.

Selby---At his residence, Beloy Lake, in the Township of Dunham, on the 16 May, instant, Thomas Selby, Esquire, formerly of Nottinghamshire, England.

Parker--At Hanover Centre, N.H. May 10; Mary  Cutter, wife of Enos Parker, formerly of Shefford, P. Q.. aged 76 years.

15 Jan 1880

BIRTHS:
Selby--At the Village of Dunham, on the 14th inst., the wife of Mrs. Jonathan Selby, of a son.

MARRIED:
Knight--Baker--On New Year's day, by the Rev. S. Jackson, Mr. Stillman P. Knight to Miss Julia Baker, both of Stanbridge.

Knight--Rice--At the residence of the bride's father, Dec.17th, 1879, by the Rev. H. Cairns. David D. Knight, Esq., of Stanbridge, to Miss Editha Permilla Rice, only daughter of Martin Rice, Esq., of Riceburg, Quebec.

DIED:
Wilder -- In Swanton, Vt., at 4 a.m., Tuesday Jan. 6th, of diptheria, Herbert A. eldest son of Dr. H. R. and L. M. Wilder, aged eight years and nineteen days.

Clark--At Providence, R.I., Jan.4th, 1880, of Pneumonia. Isabella Clark, eldest daughter of Henry H. and Mary M. Clark, aged 31 years 4 months and twenty-nine days.  The funeral took place at the residence of her brother-in-law C. K. Lewis, 104 Lester Street, Jan 6th.

NOTICE:
Notice is hereby given that Dame Emily Victoria Foss, wife of Edwin Vincent Peasly, of  the Township of East Bolton, in the District of Bedford, farmer, on the ninth day of September eighteen hundred and seventy nine, for separation as to property.
Samuel W. Foster  Attorney for Plaintiff
Sweetsburg, 25 November, 1879

25 Mar 1880

MARRIED:
Wilkins--Chapman--In Fletcher, March 6, at the bride's home by Rev. George S. Guernsey, Herbert O. Wilkins and Agnes L. Chapman.

DIED:
Martindale--At. St. Armand Centre, Que., March 11th, Gardner Martindale, aged 82 years.

Pettes--Died at North Sutton, on Tuesday 23rd instant, Elvira Pettes, daughter of the late John Pettes, aged 19 years.

Alexander--At Grimsby, on the 22nd August, the Rev. Lynne Alexander, late incumbent of Dix and Saltfleet, in the 78 year of his age.

Weston--At Rochester, N. Y., March 19th, Sarah Kingdon, wife of A. M. Weston, eldest daughter of George Lauder of Montreal, and sister to Dr. John Lauder,  Dentist, Cowansville.

Robertson--On Sunday, the 21st March, at  Cote St. Antoine, Montreal, in the 65 year of his age, Andrew Robertson, Esq., Q. C., son of the late Rev. James Robertson, of Sherbrooke.

1 Apr 1880

Dyke--At Frelighsburg, March 25th, the wife of H. N. Dyke, Esq., of a daughter.

Blinn--At Frelighsburg, March 26th, the wife of Horace A. Blinn, Esq., of a son.

Dent--At Cowansville, March 21th the wife of Mr Wm. Dent, of a son.

Taber--At Ferrisburg, Vt., March 23rd, the wife of Mr. C. J. Taber, of a son

MARRIED:
Bates--Vail--At the Methodist Parsonage, Dunham Village, by the Rev. William Scott, on the 30th March, Mr. Edson F. Bates to Miss Lillie L. Vail, both of the Township of Dunham.

DIED:
Walton--In New York City, on the 11th inst., Andrew R. Walton, the last surviving and youngest son of the late Joseph S. Walton, founder of the Sherbrooke Gazette, aged 36 years.

Wood--At Council Bluffs, Iowa, U.S., on the 13th of March, 1880 Luther H. Wood, in the 20th year of his age, son of F. P. Wood, of East Farnham.

Vernal-At Brome, March 25th, Mr. Harvey Vernal, aged 73 years.

8 Apr 1880 (listed under 8 April 1889)

BIRTHS:
Smith:  At Brome, Que., on the 3rd of April, the wife of H. H. Smith, Esq., of a daughter.

Dalglish:  At Minneapolis, Minn., March 28, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. James Dalglish.

Humphrey:  At Fordyce Corners, April 4th, the wife of Mr. John Humphrey of a son.

MARRIED:
Higgins-Vitty:  At St. James Church, Bedford, on Saturday, the 4th instant, by the Rev. H. W. Nye, M.A., Mr. John Higgins, to Miss Annie Vitty, both of Bedford.

Rychard-Buckus:  On the 29th ult., (Easter Sunday)  at Philipsburg, by the Rev. R. Robinson, Mr. Hezekiah Rychard, to Miss Martha L. Bockus, both of St. Armand West.

Sargent-Martin:  At Austin, Minn., on the 12th March 1880, by the Rev. O. Wright, Mr. Myron R. Sargent, formerly of South Stukely, P. Q., to Miss Marion L., youngest daughter of M. W. Martin, Esq., of Warden, P.Q.

DIED:
Ibbotson:  At Sherbrooke, on the 26  March, 1880, of paralysis, Joseph Henry Moore, eldest son of Lieut. Col. W. E. Ibbotson, aged 17 years, 3 months and 6 days.

Stimets:  Died at his residence on Friday, 24 March, H. L. Stimets, in his 62nd year.

Conklin:  At East Farnham, P.Q., on the 29th ult., Wm. Conklin aged 48 years.

Poirier:  At his residence in Dunham, on 30th March, Joseph Poirier, aged  84 years and 10 months.

15 Apr 1880

BIRTHS:
Harvey--At East Dunham, March 31st, the wife of  O. M. Harvey, of a daughter.

Perkins--At East Dunham, March 12th, the wife of  Duff H. Perkins of a daughter.

Pattison--At Clarenceville, Que., on the 9th inst., the wife of Wm. Mead Pattison, Esq., of a son.

MARRIED:
Marsh--Davis--On the 13th March, at the Methodist Parsonage, Dunham, by the Rev. William Scott, Mr. William Marsh, of Knowlton, to Miss Leila Davis, of Fulford.

DIED:
Gardner--At Stanbridge, on the 10th inst., of Inflammation of the Lungs, Murancy? Gardner Esq, aged 75 years.

Harrison--At Stanbridge on the 11th inst., of Paralysis, the wife of Mr. James Harrison, formerly of St. Johns.

Brady--At Cowansville, on the 14 instant, Mr. Barnard Brady, aged 90 years.

Wallace--Near Cowansville, April 10, Elizabeth Capron Ford, wife of Dougald Wallace, aged  63 years 1 month and 22 days.

30 Sept 1880

Yarnold--Butterworth--At Abbotsford on the 24th instant, by Rev.  R. K. Black, Mr. George Yarnold to Miss Mary A. Butterworth, all of Granby.

Brown--Skeels--On the 28th instant, in the Methodist Church, Bedford, by Rev. H. Cairns, Mr. F.M. Brown, of St. Johns, to Miss M.A. Skeels, of Bedford.

DIED:
Knowles--At East Farnham, on the 24th instant, Melvina  Mansfield, wife of Mr. Jos. W. Knowles, aged 68 years.

29 Sept 1881

A CARD:
In leaving Cowansville for the West, we take this opportunity of bidding our many friends and acquaintances in this vicinity, good bye, with the best wishes for their future welfare.
Wm. Kathan
Mrs. W. Kathan
Cowansville, Sept. 28, 1881

Married:
Branchaud--Boucher--On the 17th inst., at St. Sebastian, P.Q. Mr. Leo Branchaud, of Sweetsburg, P.Q., to Miss Hermine Boucher, of St. Sebastian, P.Q.

Alford, McKinley--On the 11th inst., at the residence of Mr. John Galbraith, West Ely by Rev. A. M. Delong, Mr. William S. Alford of Bermuda, to Miss Bella McKinley of Ely.

DIED:
Fisk--At Abbottsford, P. Q., on the 20th instant, Miriam Whitney, aged 82 years, relict of the late Nathaniel Cotton Fisk.

Wilkes--At 14 Dorchester Terrace, Cote St. Antoine, on 25th instant, John Aston Wilkes, eldest son of the Rev. Dr. Wilkes, aged 48.

Jenne--Died Sunday Sept. 19th 1881 Gilbert E. Jenne of Abercorn, aged 81 years and 9 months.

12 Jan 1882

BIRTHS:
Blodgett--At Cowansville, on the 5th inst., the wife of Mr. C. A. Blodgett, of a son.

MARRIED:
Dimond--Pearson--At Trinity Church, Cowansville, Dec.27th, 1881, by Rev. T. W. Fyles, Wm. F. Dimond, of Granboro, to Annie E. Pearson, of Shefford.

DIED:

Cusack--At Granby, on the fifth Jan., James B. Cusack, in the 19 year of his age.

Mrs. B. Casey--Alice Vaughan, relict of the late Benjamin Casey, of Stanbridge East, Que., was born in the U.S., 20th June, 1797, and moved to this country with her parents when only four years of age.  She died November 1, 1881.

16 Feb 1882

BIRTHS:
Laduke--At Freeport, on the 8th inst., the wife of Joseph Laduke, of a son.

Wells--At Stanbridge Ridge, on the 13th inst., the wife of Mr. Hall Wells of a daughter.

MARRIED:
Sloggett--Boyd--On the 14th inst., at the Congregational Church, Cowansville by the Rev. Geo. Willett, Mr. Charles B. Sloggett, of Cowansville, to Miss Annie M. Boyd, of East Farnham.

Wilkins--Cramer--At the residence of the bride's father, on the 7th inst., by Rev. A. M. Delong, Mr. Francis B. Wilkins of Melbourne, to Miss Elizabeth F. Cramer, daughter of Rufus J. Cramer, of North Ely.

DIED:
Kirby--  Near Magog, on Feb. 1st, Nancy Lock, widow of the late Daniel Kirby, in her 87th years.

Sherrer--At North Pinnacle, on the 11th inst., after a severe sickness of seven weeks duration, Matilda M. Beattie, beloved wife of John Sherrer, aged 39 years.

Johnson--At North Pinnacle, on the 11th inst., Bertie L., infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie E. Johnson, aged five weeks.

Shufelt--Near Sweetsburg, on the 10th of February, of canker-rash, George Edmund Shufelt, aged 13 years 8 months and 10 days.

27 Sept 1883

BIRTHS:
McCorkill--At Farnham, P.Q., on the 22nd instant, the wife of W. L. McCorkill, on a son.

Ussher--At 9 Drummond street, Montreal, September 23rd, the wife of the Right Rev. B. B. Ussher, of a son

Pettes--At West Brome, on the 22nd instant, the wife of Geo. Pettes, of a daughter.

Bullet--At Freeport, on the 23rd inst., the wife of Alex Bullet, of a son.

Bowker--At Farnham, on the 21st instant, the wife of Mr. E. M. Bowker, of a son

Savage--At Shefford Mountain, on Thursday, 20th instant, the wife of Mr. Joseph Savage, of a daughter.

MARRIED:
Streeter--Urquhart--At Granby, on Wednesday, the 18th instant, by the Rev. R. K. Black, at the residence of the bride's brother, Mr. Austin Streeter, to Miss Betsey Urquhart.

Church--Cornell--At the St. James Church, Stanbridge East, Sept. 19th, by the Rev. I. Constantine, Mr. Hannibal Church, of Dunham, to Miss Cynthia Cornell, of Stanbridge East.

DIED:
Eldridge--At Cowansville, on the 17th instant, Julia Ann Mansfield, wife of Freeman L. Eldridge, Esq., of Roxton Falls, aged 76 years.

Porter--At North Shefford, on Saturday, the 22nd instant, Mrs. William Porter, after a protracted course of consumption, aged 21 years.

Kemp--At Cowansville, on Sunday 23rd instant, of scarlet fever, Jedd Arthur, youngest child of G. H. and Laura A. Kemp, aged 3 years, 11 months, and 23 days.

Hall--At East Farnham, on Sept. 20th, Romelia Ann Kathan, wife of Eli L. Hall, aged 36 years and 6 months.  Funeral at the Union church, East Farnham, on Friday, the 28th instant, at half past ten.

25 Oct 1883

BIRTHS:
Booth--At Farnboro, P.Q. Oct. 19th, the wife of Wm. Booth, of a daughter.

Persons--At East Farnham, Oct. 21, the wife of Henry L. Persons, of a son.

MARRIED:
Harvey--Shepherd--  At St. Albans, Vt., on Tuesday, Oct. 16th, by the Rev. M.F. Perry, Edward F. Harvey, of Concord, N.H. to Minnetta C. Shepherd, of St. Albans, Vt.

Pickel--Baker--At Christ Church, Sweetsburg, by Rev. H. D. Bridge, on the 30th October, Thomas Pickel, son of M. A. Pickel, Esq., of Brome to Miss Louisa W. T. R. Baker, eldest daughter of the Hon. George B. Baker, of Sweetsburg.

Bresee--Barnes--On the 24th October, 1883, at the residence of the bride's sister, Dunham, by the Rev. T. J. Mansell, Mr. Reuben Bresee, of Sutton, to Bertha H. daughter of the late Lewis Barnes, of Dunham

Mitchel--Bowker--Married in Granby on Thursday, the 18th inst., by the Rev. R. K. Black, at the residence of the bride's father, Mr. Dexter, third son of Mr. E. Mitchel, to Miss Clara, oldest daughter of Mr. W. L. Bowker.

DIED:
Chamberlin--In Fairfield Vt., Oct. 19, Lorenso Chamberlin, aged 41 years.

Chambers--In St. Armand P.Q., Oct. 19 Elmer, twin son a Mr. & Mrs. Adam Chambers, aged 7 months.

Goodhue:  At Akron, Ohio, September 17, 1883 of neuralgia of the heart, Hon. N. W. Goodhue, Judge and Ex-Senator, brother of Jos. L., and James Goodhue, of Quebec, aged 65 years and 9 months.

Vincent--At Frelighsburg, Oct. 23rd, Mrs. Archange Young, widow of the late Louis Vincent, aged 78 years.

McLaMurry--At East Farnham, Oct. 11th, Mr. John McLaMurry, a native of the county Tyrone, Ireland

Gales--In Montreal, on the 24th inst., after a long and painful illness, Rev. Thos Gales, (Secretary Dominion Alliance) in his 43rd year.

Taylor--Elizabeth Barr, widow of the late John Taylor, died on Tuesday, the 16th inst., after a protracted illness, at the residence of her son-in-aw Mr. Thomas Kennedy, South Granby.

Frost--Died, on Sabbath, the 21st inst., little Charlie, third son of  H. G. Frost, Esq., aged nine years.  Died from a disease in the lungs.

29 Nov 1883

BIRTHS:
Ives--At Bolton Centre, Que., Nov. 21, the wife of Mr. Alver Ives, of a son.

Morgan--At Bedford, Que., Nov. 19, a son to Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Morgan.

Cameron--At Valey Farm, near Lemon Pembing Co., D & K, Nov. 8, the wife of Mr. Frank Cameron, formerly of Dunham, P.Q. of a daughter.

MARRIED:
Lent--Boomhower:  At Peasley's Corner, Que., Nov. 21, by Rev. W. Adams, Joseph Lent, to Mary Boomhower, all of Bolton Centre.

Condy--Bell--At Fargo, D.T., Nov. 13, by Rev. H. A. Newell, Wm. J. Condy, of Cuming's Trail, Co., to Miss Effie J. Bell, of West Shefford.

Crandall--Walker--In Richford, Nov. 15, by Rev. J. T. Buzzell, Clarence Crandall, of Dunham, P. Q., to Cornelia E. Walker of Potton, P. Q.

Robinson--Bowker--On Nov. 21st, at Granby by Rev. J. K. Richardson, Mr. Henry E. Robinson, of  M???on, P. Q., to Mrs. Melinda E. Bowker, of Roxton, P.Q.

DIED:
Egan--At Chambly, Nov. 13, Luke Egan, uncle of Patrick Egan, Treasurer of Irish Land League Funds at Dublin and Paris.

Wilkinson--At Brigham, P.Q., Nov, 24th, Chester Wilkinson, aged 81 years and 8 months.

Pettes--At her home at West Brome on Nov. 15, of pneumonia, Louisa M. Dyer, relict of the late James N. Pettes, Esq. Deceased was born at Abbots Corner, P.Q., May 6, 1808.  She removed with her family early in life to Hartford, N.Y., where she remained until 1827, when she accompanied her brother Daniel C. Dyer to Canada, when the country was a dense wilderness broken only here and there by small clearings made by the early settlers.  She was married to J. N. Pettes Esq., in 1833 and settled at West Brome where she resided up to the time of her death.

17 July 1884

Baker--At East Dunham on Saturday 12th inst., the wife of Henry T. Baker of a son.

Barnes--In Sutton, July 9th, the wife of Williard Barnes, of a daughter

McQuillen--At Cowansville, on 16th inst., the wife of Mr. John McQuillen, of a daughter

Ladd--On the 15th inst., at West Brome, the wife of Mr. Oscar Ladd of a son.

MARRIED:
Laraway--Hall--On the 14th inst., by the Rev. J. W. Clipsham, at the residence of the bride's father, Alva S. Laraway of Dunham. P. Q., to Mary Inez, eldest daughter of John Hall Esq., of Stanbridge, P. Q.

Died:  Sad drowning accident..  On Friday the 4th Thomas Frederick Brown and Calvin Elias Severance, aged 10 and 9 respectively, drowned in the Massawippa River.  Sons of T. W. Brown and George Severance.  Residents of Lennoxville, P. Q.

18 Sept 1884

Massie--At Sorel, Sept. 12, the wife of Mr. Jas. L. Massie, of a daughter.

Robinson--At Granby, on the 11th last., the wife of W. H. Robinson, of a son.

MARRIED:
Rexford--Hutchins--On the 11th, September at the Methodist Parsonage, Granby, P.Q., by the Rev. J. E. Richardson, Mr. William T. Rexford, to Miss Julia E. Hutchins, both of Granby.

Miller--McCallum--At the residence of the bride's father, St. Thomas, Que., on Sept 8th, by the Rev. John Grenall, Mr. Matthew Henry Miller, son of Matthew J. Miller, Esq., of Henryville, County of Iverville, Que., to Miss Flora A. McCallum, daughter of John D. McCallum, Esq., of St. Thomas, Quebec.

DIED:
Baker-- In Chicago, Sept. 11, Carrie M. James, wife of A. H. Baker, V.S. .

Kennedy--At Marshal, Iowa, on the 8th June, 1884, Watson Kennedy, formerly of South Granby, aged 73 years.

Neil--At South Granby, on the 15th inst., Albert, oldest son of Mr. Samuel Neil, aged 11 years.

McGoveran--At Farndon,, Sept. 11th, Mary Jane, eldest daughter of Thomas McGoveran.

25 Sept 1884

Grubb--Mair--On the 24th inst., at the residence of Mrs. D. Mair, by the Rev. Geo. Willett, Lindsay Grubb, of East Farnham, to Isabella M. Mair, of Cowansville.

Darby--Collins--On the 10th inst., at the residence of the bride's father, by the Rev. John Grenfell, Mr. Hobart James Darby, son of Oliver J. Darby, Esq., of Alburg, Vermont, to Miss Ida Amelia, daughter of William Collins, Esq., of St. Thomas Co., of Missisquoi, Quebec.

Mullin--Coleman--On the 22nd Sept., at the Church of St. Rose de Lima, Sweetsburg, P.Q., by Rev. O. Leduc, P. P., John Mullin, Esq., of Granby, to Helen, eldest daughter of the late John Coleman, Esq., of Leeds, England.

Wright--Gorman--On the 21st, of Aug. at the residence of G. A. Clough, by the Rev. W. F. Peters, Mr. W. F. Wright, of Northfield to Miss Jessie M. Gorham, formerly of Laconia, N.H.

2 Oct 1884

Anderson-- At Stanbridge East, Sept 15, the wife of O. R. Anderson, of a son.

MARRIED:
Slater--Seeley:   Oct.1st, at Christ Church, Sweetsburg, P.Q., by the Rev. H. Darley Bridge, Mr. George A. Slater, of Montreal, to Lizzie M. Seeley, second and youngest daughter of H. Seeley, Cowansville, P.Q.

Beard--Lennox:  In Worcester, Sept 21, at the residence of the bride's mother, Mr. Herbert Beard, of West Shefford, to Miss Daisy Lennox.

Hoskin--Wilkinson:  On the 30th ult., at the residence of the bride's father, by the Rev. Thomas Harris, Mr. James Hoskin, of West Farnham, to Emma Catherine, daughter of Mr. John Wilkinson, of East Farnham.

DIED:
Cleaveland:  On Sept. 28, at the residence of her son, C. N. Cleaveland, Brome, Mary Kathan, wife of the late Daniel Cleaveland, aged 73 years 9 months.

Adams:  At Stanbridge East, Sept. 18, Freddie E., son of James and Jennie Adams, aged 7 months.

Burt:  At Glen Farnham, Sept. 18, Stuart M., son of  Elmer and Ida J. Burt, aged 1 year and 7 months.

Armstrong:  At East Bolton, Sept. 30, Flora E., daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. John Armstrong, of Gastric Fever, aged 7 months and 20 days.

27 Nov 1884

Payne:  At Granby Hill, Nov. 18, the wife of Mr. Robert Payne, of a daughter.

Morezzi: On Main Street Granby, Nov. 20, the wife of Mr. Morezzi, of a son.

Moffatt:  At Maxville, Ont., Nov. 13th, the wife of James Moffatt, of a daughter.

Roberts:  At Bucklin Linn Co., Mo., Sept. 12th, the wife of Dr. G. M. Roberts, of a son

MARRIED:

Buzzell-Fisk:  At the Church of St. Paul, Abbotsford, Que., on Nov. 18, by the Rev. Canon Robinson, M.A., Ernest A. Buzzell to Alice Maria, eldest daughter of J.M. Fisk, Esq., J.P.

Jackman-Rowell:  At Abbotsford, Q., on Nov. 12, by the Rev. R. K. Black, of Granby, Thomas O. Jackman, of Granby, to Eunice Rowell, of Abbotsford.

Harris--Powell:  Robert Harris and Miss Delia Powell were married at the Methodist Parsonage by the Rev. Wm. Adams, Nov. 12th and left immediately for their futurer home in Newport.

DIED:
Pell: At Dunham, on the 22nd inst., Cynthia Maud, daughter of Mr. James G. Pell, in the 11th year of her age.

Vail:  Accidentally killed at Mansonville, Que., on the 17th inst., John, son of Allen and Martha Vail, of Frelighsburg, aged 22 years.

Callaghan:  Nov. 9th, Francy Joseph Stephen, infant son of Mr. Patrick Callaghan, aged 10 months and three days.

12 Feb 1885

Births:
Hulette:  At Hartford, Washington Co., N.Y. Feb3rd, Mrs. John M. Hulette, of a daughter.

DIED:
Ruiter:  At Cowansville, P.Q., on the 9th February, Nelson Ruiter, senior., aged 71 years.

Taber:  At South Starksboro, on the 4th Feb., Eva S. Higgins, wife of Justin Taber, aged thirty one years.

Terrill:  At Worcester, Mass., Feb. 4th, Jesse S. Terrill, son of Mr. Lewis W. Terrill, of Cowansville, in the 15th year of his age.

Clark:  Smith H. Clark, was instantly killed Sept. 29, 1884, aged 16 years, 1 month 20 days.

24 Sept 1885

BIRTHS:
Rice:  At Bedford, Sept. 17, the wife of Mr. M. B. Rice, of the Medical Hall, Cowansville, of a daughter.

Welcome:  At Shefford, on the 22nd inst., the wife of Joe Welcome, of a son.

MARRIED:
Tibbits-Vail:  At the Congregational parsonage, Cowansville, on the ??nd instant, by the Rev. Geo. Willett, Mr. Andrew Tibbits, of the Township of Brome, to Miss Emma B. Vail, of the Township of Dunham.

DIED:
Powers:  At Sutton, Sept 18th, Rachel  Lewis, wife of the late Stephen C. Powers. , aged 63 years, 9 months and 22 days.

12 Nov 1885

NOTICE:
Notice is hereby given that I have this day given my son, Loren M. Fuller, his time during the remainder of his minority, that I will not claim any of his earnings nor pay any debts contracted by him after this date.
Peter Fuller
East Farnham, Oct. 28th, 1995

NOTICE:
My wife Eunice M. Johnson has left my bed and board without just cause or provication, and I forbid all persons trusting or harbouring her on my account after this date.
E. E. Johnson
North Pinnacle, Oct. 14th, 1885

BIRTHS:
Westover:  At Sutton on the 22nd of October, the wife of Oscar Westover, Esq., of a son.

MARRIED:
Virtue-Bryan:  At St. James Church, Stanbridge East, on Nov.10th, by the Rev. I. Constantine, M.A., Mr. William Virtue, of Montreal, to Miss Alice D., only daughter of M.V. Bryan, Esq., of Stanbridge East.

Perkins-Kennedy:  At the residence of the bride's mother, Sutton, on October 28th, by the Rev. T. J. Mansell, Mr. George Perkins, of Dunham, to Miss Jennie Kennedy.

DIED:
Hamilton:  At Canaan, Que., on Nov. 6th at the residence of her son, Samuel Hamilton,, Mrs. Hamilton, widow of the late James Hamilton.

McLoughlin:  At Sweetsburg, on Oct. 18th, of diptheria, George Michael, son of J.A. McLoughlin, Inspector of schools, aged 3 years, 6 months and 9 days.

Katman:  At Brome, Oct. 24th, Chas. R. Kathan, aged 46 years.

Shufelt:  At Fordyce's Corner, on the 8th of November, Rupert, only son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Shufelt, aged 7 years.

Huntington:  At Brownwood, Texas, Wednesday, October 28th, Francis Lester Huntington, eldest surviving son of the Hon. L. S. Huntington, aged 20 years.

Peters:  At East Farnham, on Oct. 19th, Nancy J., daughter of Isaac Peters, aged 11 years.

Selby:  At her late residence, Selby Lake, Dunham, on Nov. 5th, Abigail H. Golland, wife of the late Thomas Selby, Esq., in her 74th year.

Phillips:  At Granby, Oct. 30, of croup, Ralph Henry, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Phillips, aged 3 years and 6 months.

1 July 1886

Sloggett:  At Cowansville, on the 24th ult., Lecrutia Carpenter, wife of Mr. Thos. Sloggett, aged 56 years.



29 July 1886

NOTICE:
Whereas my wife, Cynthia A. Courser, has left my bed and board without due cause or provocation, all persons are hereby notified not to harbour her or trust her on my account as I shall pay no debts contracted by her after this date.
William R. Ives
Sutton Flatt, July 15th, 1886

Died:
Leach:  At West Brome, on the 25th July, of consumption, Clarinda Jones, widow of the late L. F. Leach, aged 76 years.

Worden:  At West Dunham, July 22, Charles E. Worden, aged 50 years, 6 mos., and 13 days.

Sp???er:  At Farnham Centre, on July 1st. John Sp???er, aged 81 years.

Doe:  At Granby June 14th, of diptheria, Nina Maria, eldest daughter of James E and Jennie A. Doe aged 7 years and 5 month.

5 Aug 1886

Tibbits:  Drowned in Black River, near Lawrenceville, P. Q., on Tuesday July 27th, 1886, Lee H. Tibbits, eldest son of Erastus Tibbits, Esq., of Tibbit's Mill, County of Brome, aged 41 years 10 months.

12 Aug 1886

D????????:  At Sweetsburg, on Aug. 3rd, the wife of Marc???  D???????  Esq., of a daughter.

MARRIED:
Willis--Dent:  At the residence of the bride's father, Parry Sound, on the 23rd of June, by the Rev. R. Mosely. Edward J. Willis of Collingwood, to Emily A. Dent formerly of Cowansville.

Dent-Muirhead:  On July 28th at 598 Queen St., West, Toronto, by the Rev. T. Wilson, of Beeton, Ont., Joseph Dent, formerly of Cowansville, P.Q., to E. T. Muirhead, second daughter of the late William Muirhead, of Stirling schire, Scotland.

DIED:
Clark:  At Farnham Glen, P.Q., on the 3rd inst, Abigail T. Clark, relic of the late Hiram W. Ceary, aged 81 years.

Fair:  Near Reynolds, Dakota, on July 26th, Mrs. Thomas Fair, of Dunham aged 72 years.

Wilkins:  At the residence of her son-in-law William Young, on Dunham, Sarah Ann Watt, widow of the late Thomas Wilkins, in the 67 year of her age.

Labonte:  At Cowansville on Friday August 6th, Joseph Labonte in his 26 year.
 

16 Sept 1886

BIRTHS:
Kennedy:  At Cowansville, on 15th inst., the wife of J. Stewart Kennedy of a son

Ball:  At Granby village, Que., on the 12 inst, the wife of R. L. Ball, Sr., of a daughter

Mansfield:  At East Farnham, on Sept. 11th, the wife of George Mansfield, of a daughter

MARRIED:

Grimes-McDermott:  On August 31, at the residence of the bride's father, Mr. T. McDermott, by the Rev. C. J. Curtis, Mr. Rufus Grimes, to Della McDermott, both of Brome.

Comstock-Clark:  At the residence of the bride's father in St. Armand East on the 7th inst., by the Rev. W. G. Scofield, Geo. A. Comstock to Zoa R., second daughter of Hamilton Clark, of St. Armand East.

Dymond-Woodward:  At the Methodist Parsonage, Phillipsburg, by the Rev. H. Fowler, on the 28th August, Mr. Wm. Dymond, of East Dunham, to Miss Lila May Woodward, of Bedford.

DIED:
Carter:  At Brigham, on the 4th inst., Mr. Ira Carter, aged 80 year.

3 Nov 1887

MARRIED:
Cunningham-Vail:  At the residence of the bride's father near Cowansville, on the 2nd of Nov. 1887, by the Rev. J. Ker, of Dunham, Frank R. Cunningham, to Miss Effie Vail, eldest daughter of Ira Vail.

BIRTHS:
Selby: At Selby Lake, Dunham, P.Q., on Oct. 14th the wife of Joseph Selby of a daughter.

DeLong:
On the 30th Oct., at the Methodist parsonage, Hudson P.Q. the wife of Rev. F. DeLong of a daughter.

DIED:
Massie:  At Cowansville, on Nov. 1st  Ella J. Newell, wife of the late John Massie Jr., aged 32 years.

Runnels: At Milton P.Q., Oct 25th 1887, John Runnels, aged 81.

Moriarity:  At Granby P.Q., Oct.25th 1887 Michael Moriarity, of consumption.

Millar:  At the residence of his son-in-law, John E. Macfarlane, near Knowlton, P.Q., on Oct. 19th, William Millar, late of Dumbarton, Scotland, aged 79 years.

4 Oct 1888

Born:
Wilson:  At Cowansville, Thursday, Oct. 4, 1888, the wife of Andrew Wilson, of a daughter.

Titus:  At West Potton, Que., on the 28th of Sept., the wife of F. O. Titus, of a son.

MARRIED:
Watson-Miller:  At Fitchburg, Mass. on Sept. 23, 1888, by the Rev. Frank Nector, John C. Watson to Roxey S. Miller.

Hastings-Vernal:  At the residence of the bride's father, Sept. 26, 1888, by the Rev. Wm. F. Perley, Mr. Cassius M. Hastings to Lucy H., eldest daughter of Anson B. Vernal, all of Brome.

Morton-Atchinson:  By the Rev. H. I. Hindley, M.A, at the residence of Charles Atchinson, Esq., Sept. 13th, 1888, Thomas H. Morton to Miss Ina Atchinson, both of Montreal.

Gillespie-Rice:  At Maynard, Mass., Sept  20, 1888, by the Rev. C. A. Merrill, Robert A. Gillespie, formerly of Abbottsford, Que., to Annie G. Rice, of Marlboro, Mass.

19 Sept 1889

Trudeau:  At West Farnham, Que., on Sept ??st 1889, Mr. J. J. Trudeau, aged 53 years and ? months.

16 Jan 1890

BORN:
Beach:  At Cowansville, Jan. 2nd, the wife of J. M. Beach of a son.

O'Connor:  At Brigham, Dec. 18th, the wife of P. E. O'Connor of a daughter.

MARRIED:

McKenna-Massie:  At the Methodist Church, Magog, Jan. 8th, by the Rev. James Watson, Wm. McKenna, to Miss Eva I. Massie, eldest daughter of James L. Massie, Esq., of Magog.

Deslierres-Hamilton:  At the Catholic presbytery, Granby, Jan. 7th, by the Rev. Father Gill, Stanislas Deslierres, Esq., N.P. of Waterloo, to Miss Martha L. Hamilton, of Granby.

Freer-Currie:  On January 13th, 1890 , by authority of license, by Rev. Canon Davidson, M.A., Mr. John Robert Freer of the Parish of St. Armand East to Miss Annie Currie of the same place.

DIED:
Shedrick:  At Magog, Dec.21st, George Shedrick, aged 27 years and 8 months.

Moore:  At Bedford, P.Q., Jan.2nd, Sarah Isabella (Belle) youngest daughter of Thomas Moore, Esq. aged 26 years

Lindsay:  At Massawippi, P. Q., Dec 17th, 1889, Rebecca R. Hastings, widow of the late Hiram Lindsay aged 4? years.

Kemp:  At Dunham,, Dec. 27, 1889, Laura Rebecca,  daughter of the late Galloway S. Kemp, aged 11 years, ? months and 27 days.

Marshall:  At Dunham, P.Q., Dec. 7th, 1889, Thomas Marshall,, aged 78 years.

2 Feb 1893

BORN:
At West Farnham on Wednesday, Jan.23rd, the wife of Mr. E. F. Jackman of a daughter.

MARRIED:
On Wednesday, the 1st inst., at the Methodist Parsonage, Cowansville, by the Rev. G. H. Porter M.A.B.D., Jonathan Florus Aitken, to Alma Eliza Miltimore.

DIED:
In Dunham on Jan 2nd, 1893, Henry Rudd, aged 83 years, 9 months and 7 days.

In Huntingdon, on Tuesday Jan. 31st Jennie Alice Mairs, beloved wife of Mr. A. E. Mitchell, aged 40 years.

19 March 1896

BORN:
Barker:  At Cowansville, on March 13th, the wife of John J. Barker, of a daughter.

MARRIED:
Monday Feb. 10th, in Vergenner, Vt., John W. Partch, of Bristol Vt., to Jennie A. Hayward, of Enosburg Falls, Vert.

On Wednesday, Feb. 26th, 1896, at Henniker, N. H., by Rev. Fred L. Allen, Mr. E. Eugene Plumley, formerly of Stanstead P.Q., to Miss M. Winifred Parkinson, formerly of Farnham P. Q.

Chappell-Blanchard:  At North Troy, Vt., by Justice Chandler Baily, at the residence of Rev. N. B. Chase, A. B. Chappell of Potton to Mabel A. Blanchard, of the same place.

Reed-Sargent:  At Dankin, March 10th, by Rev. J. C. Lackey, of Glen Sutton, Mr. A. O. Reed, of North Sutton, to Miss Adelia Sargent, of Dankin.

23 Sept 1897

BIRTHS:
Cotton:  At Cowansville, on Wednesday Sept. 22, the wife of W. S. Cotton of a daughter.
MARRIED:
Marchand-Tetrault:  At West Shefford, on Sept. 15th, by Rev. Father Hogue, Mlle. Philemon Tetrault, daughter of Pierre Tetrault, to Emile Marchand, teller of Ville Marie Bank, Montreal.

Smith-Leithead:  At Christs Church, North Coaticook, on Wednesday, Sept. 22nd, by Rev. Canon Foster, Miss H. S. Leithead, second daughter of James Leithead, Esq., to H. E. Smith, all of Coaticook.

Wilson-Somerville:  The Rev. A. Clare Wilson, rector of St. Armand West, was married to Miss Mabel Beatrix Somerville; daughter of Mr. Andrew Somerville, at St. Paul's Church, Philipsburg, on Wednesday, Sept. 15, by the Lord Bishop of Montreal.

DIED:
Ried:  At North Sutton, Sept 4th Allie Orien, only son of O. A. Ried, aged 8 months.

26 Jan 1899

BORN: 
Martin:  At North Sutton, on the 23rd Jan., 1899, the wife of Julian Martin, of a son.

DIED:
Cameron:  At Dundas, Minn., on Jan.18th, Geo. W. Cameron, aged 59 years and nine months.  Deceased was a brother of S. P. Cameron, Esq., of Dunham.

Bishop:  At West Glover, Vermont, Jan. 20, Lucy E. Lampman, wife of John N. Bishop, aged 36 years and 7 months, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lampman.  Burial took place here  on Monday, Rev. W. Henderson having charge of the service and interment at the Methodist Church cemetery, Sweetsburg.

Beaudry:  The remains of Elwin Beaudry were brought by train to Cowansville on Friday from Farnham and proceeded to the Bull cemetery, where Rev. W. Henderson attended to the burial.  The deceased was an industrious young man in his 19th year.

Bell:  Thomas Bell, a farmer of the Township of Dunham, died Jan 20, 1899 due to an accident while cutting wood on his farm.  He leaves a widow and one daughter.

11 Jan 1900

DIRECTORY:
F. X. Giroux,
Advocate, Sweetsburg, Quebec

Dr. MacDonald
Physican and Surgeon, Sutton, Quebec

A. J. Oliver, M.D., C.M.
Main Street, Cowansville, Que

Amyraul & Duffy, Advocates, Barristers
Sweetsburg, Que.
T. Amyrauld, Q.C.
Hon. H. Thos. Duffy, Q. C.

J. Lauder
Surgeon-Dentist, Licentiate Dental Surgery, Province of Quebec.  Graduate of the
Boston Dental College, Cowansville also late of the firm of Beers and Lauder Montreal.

Folin H. Pickel, C. M., M.D.
Office at the Residence of H. D. Pickel, Sweetsburg, Que.

L. W. Thayer
Veterinary Surgeon, Graduate McGill Veterinary College.  Office, Dunham Village

H. Leroy Fuller, M.D.
Sweetsburg, Quebec

C. C. Cotton
Surgeon-Dentist, Main Street, Cowansville.

Foster, Martin, Girouard, and Lemieux
Advocates, Barristers and Solicitors,
181 St. James St. Montreal. Guardian Assurance Building.  Geo. G. Foster, J. E. Martin, D. H. Girouard, A. Lemieux

E. A. Cleveland
Surgeon-Dentist, England's Block Knowlton, Quebec.  Will be at Sutton every Tuesday, office over the store of H.S.

Duffy and Leonard, Advocates, Sweetsburg, Que.

H. Chadburn, Bailiff of the Superior Court and Licensed Auctioneer for the District of Bedford.  Office at the High Constables's Office, Sweetsburg, Quebec.

J. F. Rollit, Bedford, P.Q., Surgeon Dentist.

Geo. Capsey, B.C.L., Advocate, Bedford, P.Q.

Dr. R. A. Galloway, Surgeon Dentist, opposite Dr. Boisseau's, Main St., Bedford

D. J. Berwick, D.D.S., L.D.S., Surgeon Dentist, of 186, Peel St., Montreal, will be in his office at Farnham every Montreal.

26 Jul 1900

DIED:
McLeod: Mrs. J. B.  McLeod, nee Miss Mary Wood, a former resident of Cowansville, but for some years residing in Concord N.H., died June 24th, 1900.

O'Malley:  Mr. Jos. O'Malley of Chagrin Falls died July 6th, 1900 at his home on River St.  He was born in Cowansville, Quebec, Aug.12 1834, the greater part of his young days being spent in Cowansville and different points in Massachusetts.  Ruturning to Canada, he was united in marriage Nov.7, 1869, with Miss Albertine Hoskins, of Sweetsburg, and two weeks later moved to Chagrin Falls.  He is survived by his wife: two sons, Forest F. and Howard M., of  Chagrin Falls; two sisters, Mrs. John Pharaoh of Cowansville, Que;  & Mrs. Geo. Downing of Cleveland.

27 Sept 1900

DIED:
Clarke:  Heman Clarke of  East Bolton committed suicide Sept.21, 1900.  Buried in Sutton Junction.

 Corey:  Killed at Farnham, by the Montreal mail train, on Saturday evening,  September 22nd, 1900 Joseph Corey, of Cowansville, aged 40 years. The funeral was held  Tuesday
Sept. 25, 1900 at the Trinity Church with Rev. J.A. Elliott officiating.  Interment in the Union Cemetery.  He leaves a wife and several small children.

Sutton news:
 Mrs. Leonard Bullock died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Hiram Hurlbut, on Sunday September 23, 1900.  The funeral was held in the Methodist Church on September 25th.  Rev. J. H. Fowler conducted the services assisted by Rev. A. Hall

North Stanbridge news:
Mrs. Vanasse Durocher died on the 22nd of September, 1900.  The funeral services was held in the Methodist church at Stanbury.

MARRIED:
Whitlock-Truax:  Mr. G. H. Whitlock, clerk in the C.P.R. in Montreal, a former resident of Farnham was married to Miss Ella M. Truax, the eldest daughter of Geo. A. Truax.  Her bridesmaid was her cousin, Miss Marion F. Short, of Manchester, N.H. and Mr. I. C. Truax, brother of the bride was the groomsman.

BIRTH:
Hawley:  A new daughter to Mr. and Mrs. T. Hawley, Abercorn, September 19th, 1900.

14 Feb 1901

East Dunham news:
Marcellus Westover died on the 22nd of January, 1901, after a long illness of heart difficulty, at the age of 70 years.  Rev. W. G. Scofield preached the sermon with the Past or (Rev. I. Nelson) assisting in the service.

Farnham Centre news of Feb. 14, 1901:
Bell:  A young daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Archie Bell, last week

Sutton news  Feb.14, 1901 :
Mrs. A. Delaire, a former resident of this village died at Providence, R.I., on the 9th inst. and was brought here  and buried from the Catholic Church on the 13th.  She was 66 years of age.

North Stanbridge news Feb. 14, 1901:
Mr. Robert Sawyer died at Concord, N. H., where he had resided for the past six years.  The deceased was the  only son of Mr. Joseph Sawyer of North Stanbridge.  The body was brought here for interment, and the funeral services was held in Mr. Joseph Sawyer's house on the 12th inst.  The deceased was 62 years old.

14 Mar 1901

East Dunham news Mar. 14,1901:
Another daughter came to gladden the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Harvey's on Friday the March 8th, 1901

A son came to gladden the home of A. Perry, March 1st, 1901

26 Sept 1901

Cowansville news of Sept 26, 1901:
We cronicle the death of Mrs. Sophonie Dupont, beloved wife of Mr. F. X. Morin, of Sweetsburg, on Sept. 11, 1901.  A requiem high mass was sung for the repose of her soul by the Rev. Father Moisan of Dunham.  A very impressive and remarkable scene were the bearers, composed of his six sons now grown men from the age of 22 to 34.  The deceased leaves to mourn her husband, six sons--Stanley, of Springfield, Mass; Alfred, Edward, Joseph and Charlie of Albany, N. Y. and Arthur, of Canapharie, also two daughters Marie Anne and Rose Emma.

POTTON NEWS OF SEPT 26, 1901;
The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Barnett was buried last Sunday P.M. Aged five months.

7 Nov 1901



Cowansville News Nov. 7, 1901
Mrs. John Miltimore died November 2nd, 1901.  A short service was held at the house and from thence the funeral cortege passed down the hill to Cowansville Congregational Church with Rev. Mr. McConnell, of  Dunham officiating. Interment in the Methodist burial ground and placed in the family lot there.

NOTICE:
The undersigned, having given his two minor sons, Baptiste Sirois and Louis Sirois, their minority, he hereby forbids any one trusting them on his account whatsoever.
Germain Sirois
East Farnham, Nov. 1st, 1801

Eastern Township news:
The wife of the Hon. Justice White, of Sherbrooke, died on the 19th October, 1901, after a long and painful illness, in her 54th year.  The deceased was a daughter of the late Dr. Dickson, of Sherbrooke.  Besides her husband, she leaves two sons and one daughter.  The funeral was held at St. Peter's Church.

21 Nov 1901

Cowansville News Nov.21, 1901
Louis Potvin, who has been suffering from tumors of the blood for several months, died on Monday last.  He was buried on Wednesday last in the R. C. cemetery at Sweetsburg.

20 Aug 1903

Cowansville news Aug. 20, 1903
Linus Goyette, who went to Montreal for an operation, recently died in that city, and was buried here on Saturday last.  He was a young man of 21 or 22 years of age.

Cowansville & Sweetsburg news Aug.20, 1903:
Yesterday afternoon, at Christ's Church, Sweetsburg, Miss Sarah W. McLaughlin of Sweetsburg was united in marriage to William T. Marceau of Iberville by Rev. W. P. R. Lewis.The bride's sister Miss Mary E. McLaughlin was the bridesmaid and her brother Jos. McLaughlin of St. Johns gave her away.

James McIntosh, son of Mr. James McIntosh, of Freeport died last Sunday afternoon Aug.16, 1903 at the age of twenty one years.  The funeral service took place at the family residence on Tuesday last and was conducted by the Rev. Mr. Lewis.  After the service the body was laid to rest in the Cowansville cemetery.

20 Dec 1905

Potton News Dec 20, 1905:
Mrs. Jacob Ruiter of West Potton died on Tuesday at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Burnett, age 86 years.  The funeral was on Thursday from the Union Church at West Potton.

DIED:
Helen Mabel Cotton, the youngest daughter of Dr. William S. Cotton and Mrs. Cotton, of Cowansville, died of pneumonia on Tuesday the 19 of December, aged 8 years.

OBITUARY:
Late Mrs. Jane Spencer:
Mary Jane Spencer (nee Johnson) who died Dec.2nd, at the age of sixty-five years, one month and one day, was born and lived her early life at Bolton. In 1861 Miss Johnson was married to Albert Milton Spencer.  After their marriage, Mr. & Mrs. Spencer moved to Brome, and there their four children were born:  Elvira Anita, now Mrs. George F. Cook, Gilman; Leander A., now of Sutton; Anna Lucy Spencer, of St. Albans, Vt., and William Stewart of West Brome.  Mr. Spencer died eleven years ago. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. E. S. Howard, at Mr. George F. Cook's, Gilman, Dec.5th, interment at Sweet's burial place, West Brome.

25 Apr 1907

OBITUARY:
Jane Ann Pierce, aged 75 years of Cowansville, relict of the late Thos. Foster, died  Tuesday Apr. 23, 1907   The funeral service was conducted at the residence of Mr. John Foster by Rev. W. P. R. Lewis.  Interment in the Union Cemetery of April 25, 1907.  The deceased is survived by five sons and one daughter:
Messrs. John Foster, of Cowansville, Que.; William Foster, of Cornwall, Ont.; Ed. Foster, Beebe Plains; Albert Foster, Manchester, N.H.; Arthur Foster, Boston, Mass.; and Mrs. Chas. Dow, Manchester, N.H.

19 Sep 1907

North Stanbridge news:
The death of Mrs. G. H. Kemp occurred on the 13th of Sept. 1907. The funeral service was held at the house.  Rev. T. C. Brown, of Bedford, officiated.  The remains were taken to Sweetsburg for interment.

26 Sep 1907

Wedding Bells:
Miltimore-Tatro
Married on Wednesday, Sept. 4th, 1907 at the Green Mountain Hall, Concord, Vt., Miss Cleona, daughter of Mr. and Mr. M. M. Tatro, of Chicago, and Dr. Hugh H. Miltimore, of Scottsmore, P.Q.  Rev. E. E. Grant, of St. Johnsbury East performed the cememony.

Married:
Hamilton-McClay:  At East Farnham, Sept. 25th, 1907, by the Rev. M. F. Boudreau, William Hamilton, son of Jas. Hamilton, of Farnham Centre to Daisy May McClay, daughter of Jos. McClay, of East Farnham.

Barber-Mackintosh:
Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 18, 1907 Miss Margaret Mackintosh, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Mackintosh, was married to Mr. Edward Barber, engineer, of Montreal.   The ceremony was performed at the home of the bride's parents by the Rev. W. E. Baker, of the Congregational Church.

10 Oct 1907

Wedding Bells:
Mooney-Brown:
The marriage took place on Thursday evening, Oct.3rd at Grand View,  West Brome, the home of the groom, Mr. Lucius S. H. Mooney, a son of the late Captain A. A. Mooney, to Marion Agnes Brown, daughter of Capt. Wm. B. Brown, of Montreal, P.Q.  The wedding was a quiet one, owing to the very recent death of the groom's brother Howard A. Mooney, of Sutton, P.Q.  The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Mr. Martin, of Iron Hill.

Married:
Morrison-Giroux:
At East Hatley, in the English church, at 6 o'clock p.m., William Morrison, youngest son of Jas. Morrison, of Farnham Centre, to Mabel Giroux

2 Jan 1908

Wright-Dent:
At the residence of the bride's mother, Mrs. Emily Dent, on Thursday, January 2nd, 1908, by the Rev. W. T. Brown, Sidney Lewis Wright Esq., of Regina, Sask., to Miss Mary J. Dent,  eldest daughter of Mrs. Wm. Dent, of Cowansville.  She was attended by her sister, Miss Alice A. Dent, of this place, and was given away by her brother, Mr. F. W. Dent, of Hartford, Conn.,

9 Jan 1908

Chaput-Dion:
The marriage of Miss Antoinette Chaput, daughter of the late Clement Chaput, of Montreal, to Mr. David Dion, of Cowansville, son of Mr. L. Dion, took place at the church of St. Rose de Lima Sweetsburg, on the 7th of January 1908.  The Rev. Father Pelletier officiated.

23 Jan 1908

Born:
Habberfield--At Iron Hill, Jan. 5th, a son to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Habberfield.

West Shefford news Jan.23, 1908:
Died: An aged resident of the place, Mr. Bartalon, the village blacksmith, passed away on Thursday last, after an illness of about a week.

Potton news Jan.23, 1908:
Died:  Mrs. Brown, widow of Mr. John Brown, Sr., died at Mr. Chas. Olin's at Leadville, on Thursday, Jan.9th, aged 84 years.  The funeral was at the house on Saturday.  Rev.A. J. Miller officiated.  Mrs. Brown was a daughter of Rev. Barnabas Hitchcock, who preached at Stanbridge, Pigeon Hill and in Dunham.

30 Jan 1908

BORN:
McCabe:  At Cowansville, on Jan. 30th, a son to Mr. and Mrs. J. Irving McCabe

6 Feb. 1908

Obituary:

The Late Rev. E. G. Chadsey
In the death of Rev. E. G. Chadsey, which occurred Jan.31st, at the residence of his son, Mr. E. M. Chadsey, of East Farnham.  He leaves a wife and young son to morn his loss, and two sons and a daughter by a former marriage.  His first wife was Miss Roxia Marsh, only daughter of the late Rev. Loren Marsh, and the second, was Miss Maud Marsh daughter of the late Palmer Marsh, of Knowlton.  Funeral services was held at Mr. E. M. Chadsey's Feb.4th by Re. Chas. McClure, pastor of the A.C. Church at Iron Hill, and the remains were interred in Brome Centre Cemetery.

13 Feb. 1908
 
DIED:
Mrs. S. J. Short, of Montreal, formerly a resident of Brigham, and sister to Mrs. M. L. Rollins, of this town , passed away at her home in Montreal, on the 6th Feb, 1908 and was buried in the family burying plot at Brigham on the 9th inst. She leaves a husband and two daughters, Mrs. Lebrocq, of St. Lambert, and Mrs. F. Puttingham, of St. John, N.B.  She was a sister of the late M.A. Ring, of Hopkins, Mich., who predeceased her by only a few days, his death occurring on Jan.29th.

Mrs. Samuel Sykes, the aged mother of Mr. Thos. Sykes, at the age of 83 years died Feb. 14, 1908.  The deceased was the widow of Samuel Sykes, who predeceased her some sixteen years.  Her maiden name was Thankful Crawford, and she was born in the Township of Sutton

BORN:
Boright:  At Farnham, on Sunday, Feb. 9th, a son to Mr. and Mrs. Guy R. Boright.

27 Feb 1908

DIED:
Mrs. Elizabeth Barnham, widow of the late Enoch Barnham, died in East Orange, New Jersey, on the nineteenth of February, aged 96 years, and was buried in the Friends' burying ground, East Farnham, on the 23rd.  Service was held in the East Farnham Church and was conducted by the Rev. Mr. W. E. Baker, of this place.  Mrs. Barnham was born in Vermont and moved to East Farnham at an early age.  She was the daughter of Aaron Barton, of East Farnham.  Her husband, Enoch Barnham, was a cousin of P.T. Barnham.  Her remains were accompanied here by her grandchildren, Miss Lena Barnham and Daniel Day Walton, of East Orange.

9 Mar 1908

DIED:
Mr. Abraham Spaulding died Sunday Mar. 1, 1908 in New York City, at the age of eighty-five years.  Mr. Spaulding was for many years a resident of Sweetsburg.  In the latter part of his life, he resided principally in Montreal and New York.

Mr. Charles H. Boright, the well-known and highly respected merchant of Sweetsburg, died Saturday, the 29 of February 1908  and was buried in the Methodist burying ground Sweetsburg.  The funeral services were conducted by the Rev. W. P. R. Lewis of the Anglican church.  Mr. Boright was born on April 14th, 1834, in East Farnham, the son George Boright.  On Dec 24th, 1856 he married Ann M. Hoskins, also of East Farnham.

NOTICE:
Public notice is hereby given that the undersigned will not be responsible for the debts contracted by his son George Harding, the said George Harding having left his home against my wishes.
John Harding

12 Mar 1908

DIED:
Potton news Mar 12, 1908:
Mrs. Joseph Ruiter Senior, formerly of Potton, late of Glen Sutton has died of cancer, aged eighty years.

The only son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Welcome, aged three years, died at Mansonville, On Tuesday March ??, 1908.  The child had been ill with whooping cough.

DIED:
The death occurred on Sunday, March 8th, 1908, of Jacob W. Shufelt, at the residence of his son, D.A. Shufelt, Cowansville, at the age of ninety-two years.  He was born in Hudson N.Y. on July 4th, 1816.  In 1820 he moved with his parents to Pigeon Hill and in 1824 to the Township of Dunham, to what was formerly called Ellison Hill, near Fordyce.
On Dec. 29th, 1840, he married Miss Susanne Stone of Stanbridge.  To them were born six children, Mrs. Wm. Wall of  Newport, Vt., P.E. Shufelt of Iowa; D.A. Shufelt, Cowansville; the late Wm. A. Shufelt; Mrs. J. J. Brimmer, East Farnham and Miss Susan E. Shufelt, deceased.  Rev. Mr. Baker conducted the service at the house, assisted by the Congregational choir.  Interment in the Union cemetery, Cowansville.

19 Mar 1908

Iron Hill News:
A son was born at Iron Hill, March 4th, 1908 to Mr. and Mrs. John C. Beard.

Cowansville and Sweetsburg news:

DIED:
Andrew McIntosh, a brother of Mrs. Wm. Macfarlane, of Cowansville, died at Eastman Saturday morning, Mar 14th, 1908 aged 65 years. The deceased, who at one time was a resident of Cowansville, had suffered for some years from asthma.  The funeral was held Tuesday morning, Rev. Mr. Ireland, Episcopalian, being the officiating clergyman.

Jane Percival Cowan, wife of the Hon Geo. B. Baker, died at Sweetsburg on Wednesday, the 18th day of March, 1908  at the age of 68 years. Funeral Service at the Church of England was conducted by Rev. W. P. R. Lewis rector, assisted by Revs Canon Kerr and James A. Elliott of Montreal, former rectors of Dunham and Cowansville, and Rev. Mr. Plaisted, of Dunham.  The remains were born to their last resting place in Christ Church cemetery by the Senator, his two sons, Messrs. G. H. and P.C. Baker, his son-in-law, Mr. T. R. Pickel, and by Messrs. Andrew Ruiter and J.G. Gibson, relatives of the family

On Tuesday morning (Mar. 17, 1908) the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Doray died of heart failure.

26 Mar 1908

Sutton news:
BORN:
A son to Rev. Mr. and Mrs. Bell on March 19, 1908

Potton News Mar. 26, 1908:
DIED:
Mrs. E. E. Wells, died at her home in West Potton on Tuesday, March 10th, 1908  from pneumonia.  The funeral was held at the house on Thursday the 12th.

Mrs. A. Gordon died at the residence of her sister, Mrs. C. Wheelock, at Leadville, on Tuesday March 10th, 1908, aged ninety-eight years. Her maiden name was Miss Caroline Gardner.  She was laid to rest in the Owl's Head Cemetery.

Miss Hazel Capels, formerly of Mansonville, died in her seventeenth year in North Troy Vt.  She was buried at the same place.  The funeral was held in the Congregational Church, Rev. James Pramage officiating.

The Death and Funeral of Mrs. W. Henry Jones:
The death took place suddenly on Wednesday, Mar. 18th, 1908., at Derby Centre, Vermont, of Mrs. W. Henry Jones, a resident of Ruiter hill, between Cowansville and Fordyce, at the age of forty-eight.  The deceased was in Derby Centre nursing her sister-in-law, Mrs. Edward Foster, and was taken ill with erysipelas. She is the daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. James T. Booth, of West Shefford. She leaves her husband, two young daughters and three young sons.  Funeral service at the Methodist Church with Rev. Mr. Brown officiating.  Interment in the Methodist cemetery at Sweetsburg.

DIED:
Died at DeKalb, Ill., on March 5th, 1908 of pneumonia, James Alton, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Downey, aged sixteen months.

At Brigham, James Fair, Junior.  Born May 16th, 1864; died March 9th, 1908.

2 Apr 1908

The Wedding of Miss McLeod and Rev. J. G. Hindley
The marriage took place March 25th, 1908, at Calvary Church, Montreal of Miss Edith McLeod, daughter of Mr. George McLeod, to Rev. J. G. Hindley of Rock Island, Que.  Rev. W. E. Baker, of Cowansville, brother-in-law of the bride, performed the ceremony assisted by Rev. E. H. Tippett, of Calvary Church.

Mrs. Geo. Anthony Succumbs after long fight with consumption:
The death was announced Sunday, Mar 28, 1908  of Mrs. George Anthony.  She was only twenty-two years of age and leaves two young children and a husband to mourn her loss.  The funeral took place Tuesday, service being conducted at Trinity Church by Rev. Mr. Lewis.   Mr. & Mrs. Anthony arrived from England about three years ago.

Sutton news:
A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Brown on the 27 March 1908; and died on the 28th.  They have two little girls.

Iron Hill news:
A wedding took place at the Anglican parsonage on Wednesday March 25th, 1908, the contracting parties being Mr. Percy Holden, of Sutton, and Miss Lillian Barber, of West Brome.

Death at Milby, P.Q.
After a lingering illness, the death occurred on Saturday, the 25th Mar. 1908, at the age of 76, of Mrs. J. Yates, relict of the late John Yates, who lost his life in the spring freshet of the St. Francis River, twelve years ago.  Mrs. Yates was a native of West Branwich, England, and came to Sherbrooke twenty-five years ago, and after residence of 19 years in Brompton Falls, removed to Milby a year ago.  The interment took place in Elmwood cemetery after service in St. Barnabas Church, Milby.

9 Apr 1908

Death of Mrs. Wm. Dent
In Cowansville Apr. 9, 1908, Mrs. Wm. Dent passed away.  The late Mrs. Dent's maiden name was Miss Emily Saxe, and she was a member of a prominent New England family, being related to the famous poet, John G. Saxe. Service was held in the Methodist Church, after which interment in Methodist cemetery at Sweetsburg. Her husband died about fifteen years ago.  Miss Alice A. Dent was the only member of the family here at the time of death., Mrs. Sykes being in Montreal, recovering from a severe illness and three other children having recently gone to the Canadian Northwest.

Obituary:
Death of Miss Edith Fuller.
Died on April 3rd, 1908 at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fuller, of East Farnham, P.Q., Miss Edith Fuller, aged 19 years.  Services were held at the house on Sunday the 5th inst., conducted by Rev. Mr. Baker.

16 Apr 1908

Iron Hill news:
The relatives of the late Abel McCoy, of Claremont, N. H. were notified of his death by telegram, on Thursday last. (Apr.9th, 1908).  He was the elder son of the late Abel McCoy of  Iron Hill, Brome Co. P.Q. where he was born Dec.18th, 1842, and left his home here about forty years ago, to engage in the livery business in Ludlow, Vt., where he married Miss Sarah Leonard of that place.  Then he moved to Claremont, N. H. where Mrs. McCoy died May 11, 1906.  He leaves one daughter Mrs. Frank Joy of Claremont, N.H. also three sisters Mrs. G. M. Sweet of East Hill, P.Q., Mrs. Wm. Robb of Cowansville, Mrs. Lucy Ruiter of Iron Hill, and one brother Mr. Horace McCoy of Parry Sound, Ont.   He died April 7th, 1908 aged 66 years.  The funeral services were held April 9th, attended by Rev. J. M. Wathen, pastor of the Congregational church, interment in Ludlow, Vt.

Cowansville & Sweetsburg news April 16, 1908:
Last evening there occurred the death of Mr. Alfred E. Hart, at the residence of Mr. M. O. Hart, notary from acute Bright's disease.  The deceased, who formerly lived at Three Rivers, P.Q., and lately at Hartford, Conn., and was the only brother of Mr. M. O. Hart.  The funeral took place this afternoon, Rev. W. P. R. Lewis officiating, and interment at the Union Cemetery, Cowansville.

Funeral of the late Mrs. C. T. Penny nee Miss Budd:
The community was shocked to learn of the sudden death of Miss Margaret Jessie Budd on April 6, 1908. The funeral of the late Mrs. Charles T. Penny took place on Friday last (April 10, 1908) at Trinity Church, Rev. W. P. R. Lewis officiating.  She was united in marriage to Mr. Penny on the 21st of September, 1904, by Rev. Canon Dixon, in St. Jude's Rectory, Montreal. She was 22 years old and the youngest  daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. H. Budd.

Mr. Peter Primmerman passed away at the residence of his son-in-law, Mr. T. Larocque last evening, Apr 15, 1908.  The deceased, who was 89 years of age, and had lived here fourteen years with his son-in-law, leaves a widow, aged 78, one daughter, Mrs. T. Larocque, a sister, Sylvena, unmarried, and a brother, Mr. Norman Primmerman, of Brigham.  The funeral will take place Apr.17,1908 at the house and interment at the Mansfield burial ground, East Farnham Station.

Mr. Geo. Garland passed away last week. (April 7, 1908).  The funeral was held in the Advent Church, interment in the old family lot in Potton.

BIRTH:
Beach:  At Brookside Farm, Cowansville, Que., Apr 13th, 1908, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Beach.

Potton News:
There have been two funerals here recently, at which Rev. A. J. Miller, Pastor of the Methodist Church here officiated.  One was the funeral of the three year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Letus Brown, Jr., the other the funeral of Mrs. Lyman Magoon, of East Potton, aged seventy years.

Mr. Earnest Guardyne attended the funeral of his aunt, Mrs. Buckland, at Barnston on March 30th, 1908.  The services were conducted in the Baptist Church, the Rev. F. E. Miller officiating, assisted by the Rev. L. H. Fisher, formerly of Mansonville.

23 Apr 1908

Farnham Corner news:
On Thursday, the 16th April 1908, a large company of people gathered to pay respect to the memory of Mrs. Henry Chilihouse.  The Rev. G. S. Schagel of West Brome officiated.  She leaves a husband, one daughter, aged one year and a half, two brother's and two sisters to mourn her loss.

Wedding announcement:
The wedding of Miss Claudia Hall, only unmarried daughter of Capt. and Mrs. Clark Hall, of Sweetsburg, to Mr. Henry W. Jones, of Waterloo, is announced to take place on the 6th of May next.

Wife of Former Pastor of Congregational Church dies in Montreal:
The death took place last Saturday (April 18, 1908). at Point St. Charles, Montreal, of Mrs. A. W. Main, wife of the Rev. Mr. Main, Congregational pastor there,  Rev. Mr. Main is the former pastor of Emmanuel Congregational church here.  The late Mrs. Main was forty-seven years of age.  A funeral service was held at the residence, Rushbrooke Street, Montreal, Tuesday Morning, the remains being brought to Cowansville where a service was held in the Emmanuel church by Rev. W. E. Baker.  Interment in Union cemetery.

30 Apr, 1908

Iron Hill news:
DIED:
Mr. Alva Chandler died at the home of his brother Wm. Chandler, on the April 25th, 1908, at the age of forty-six. He was the youngest son of the late Mr. Amos Chandler of Farnham, and was unmarried.  Funeral service was held at the Union Church on Monday April 27, 1908, Rev. Schaegel of West Brome officiating.  Interment in the Union cemetery.

MARRIED:
At the residence of the bride's brother, E. A. Cutter, Berkeley, California, April 16th, 1908, Norah Evelyn, youngest daughter of F.A. Cutter, M.D., late of Sutton, Quebec, to H. J. S. Sattin

Cowansville & Sweetsburg News:
BIRTH:
A son to Mr. & Mrs. Jas. McLaughlin April 28, 1908

Death of Dr. England:
The following account of the death of Dr. England, which is of interest to the people of Dunham, is taken from the columns of the Winnipeg Free Press of April 24th, 1908.  Dr. W. S. England, one of the most prominent surgeons in western Canada died this morning at his home, 56 Edmonton Street.  He was taken ill around midnight and died shortly after of cerebral apoplexy.  He was born at Dunham, 40 years ago.  He has two brothers in Montreal, Dr. F. R. England a leading physician, and S. P. England a prominent member of the bar.  His father Francis England is still living at Dunham.  In 1892 Dr. England married Miss Jessie Munro, who was then a nurse in the Montreal general hospitals.  He. leaves no children.

7 May 1908

Cowansville & Sweetsburg news;
Born:
A bouncing baby girl arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James McClatchie on Friday May 1, 1908

A daughter arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Sallis on Tuesday May 5th, 1908.
A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Patfield on Sunday May 3, 1908

West Brome News:
We regret to learn of the death of Master Eldon Harvey, young son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Harvey of Farnham's Corners last week (April 30, 1908) of spinal meningitis.  The funeral services were held by Rev. Geo. Schagel at the Methodist church.

There was born at West Brome, on April 28th, 1908, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hartley.

North Stanbridge news:
The death of Mr. Joseph Sawyer, occurred April 29, 1908, he was the oldest resident as well as one of its most respected citizens.  The funeral services were held at the house, Saturday, Rev. Mr. Hurlburt of Stanbridge East officiating.

14 May 1908

PUBLIC NOTICE:
Is hereby given that I will no longer be responsible for the debts contracted by me son, George Demague.
James Demague   Cowansville, May 11th, 1908

Wedding at East Farnham:
At the home of Captain and Mrs. C. Hall, of East Farnham, their daughter Miss Claudia E. Hall was united in marriage to Mr. Henry W. Jones, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Jones, of Waterloo, on Wednesday May 6th, 1908.  The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Mr. Stacey, of East Farnham.

Recent Births:
A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. Johnston on Friday last. (May 8, 1908)

A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Howard Taber of Cowansville  last Thursday (May 7, 1908)

At McLeod, Alberta, May 2nd, there was born a son to Mr. and Mrs. A. R. McFadden.  Mrs. McFadden is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Taylor.

A daughter arrived at the home of Mayor (William G) and Mrs. Brown Sunday May 10, 1908

Sutton news:
Mr. Charles Patch and Miss Mabel Scott were married on Wednesday (May 6th, 1908) at the residence of Mr. Philip Scott, father of the bride.  Rev. Mr. Schagel, Methodist minister of West Brome performed the ceremony.
The death occurred recently at Holyoke, Mass., of Mr. Solomon E. Miller, aged eighty years.  He was an old Sutton resident, but had been away for twenty years.  His wife pre-deceased him by four years.

Another old Sutton resident, in the person of Mr. Charles Hawley, died in Lawrence, Mass., on Thursday (May 7th, 1908), of consumption.  He has been away from Sutton about fifteen years, and was fifty-three years of age. The body was brought here on Saturday the funeral taking place the same day with service at the Advent church by Rev. A. Wallace.  Mr. F. H. Crowell of Potton brother-in-law of the deceased, made the funeral arrangements.  The late Mr. Hawley was at one time a school teacher in Sutton and vicinity.

Mrs. Arthur Penny died on May 11, 1908 of consumption.  See leaves a husband and five small children.  The funeral took place at Grace church on Wednesday May 13th, 1908.  Mr. Penny was formerly an employee of the C.P.R. at this place.

21 May 1908

Death at Iron Hill:
Mr. Robert McCrum died of heart failure at his home in Iron Hill on Sunday the 17th of May 1908.  He was the third son of  the late John McCrum and one of a family of nine, of whom five are living.  He was fifty-four years old and unmarried. Funeral service was conducted by Rev. J. W. Martin, incumbent of Iron Hill, and interment in the church yard, of Holy Trinity.

The following is from the Cobbleskill, N.Y., Index of May 14th, 1908.
Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Russell announce the marriage of their daughter Frances M., to Harold T. Taylor, of Litte Falls, which occurred April 20th, 1908.

Death of Mr. Sallis:
Mr. Sallis, who has been a resident of Cowansville about a year, coming here from England, died Monday night from an attack of apoplexy.  The funeral took place yesterday (May 20, 1908), at the Congregational church by Rev. Mr. Baker; interment at the Union cemetery.  He leaves a widow, and son, in Cowansville, and we understand there are other sons and daughters in England

DIED:
Baker:  At Frelighsburg, Que. May 11th, 1908, Mary A. Clement widow of the late William C. Baker, aged 75 years and 6 months. The funeral service was held in All Saint's Church on May 11, 1908.  She is survived by her son Mr. Joel Baker.  Predeceased by her husband and one son.

BIRTH:
Ruiter:  At Cowansville, on Monday, May 18th, 1908, to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ruiter, a daughter.

Sutton news:
Another old Sutton resident in the person of Mr. Theron Russ died at his home near North Troy, Vt., on Sunday morning, May 10th, 1908, of cancer of the stomach.  Mr. Russ was born in Richford, Vt., 64 years ago, coming to Glen Sutton with his parents when a youth.  For the past 25 or 30 years he has lived alternately in Potton and Troy, Vt.  The funeral took place on Tuesday, May 12th, 1908, Rev. J. E. Berry of Potton officiating.  The interment was at Dunki??.  He leaves a wife and one daughter Mrs. Chester Randall, of North Troy, Vt.  Two brothers, Mile Russ, of Alder, Minn., and Arthur Russ of Troy Vt.  Two sisters, Mrs. James Shoquin, of Freeborne, Minn., and Mr. W. H. Sinclear, of Troy, Vt.

28 May 1908

Cowansville and Sweetsburg news May 29, 1908:
Grandson dead:
Mr. Eli Ruiter received the news last week of the death at Manchester, N.H. of his grandson, Floyd Ruiter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lovell Ruiter.  The remains came to Cowansville for burial which took place at Brigham.

Scottsmore news:
Mr. Loren Ingalls passed away May 21st, 1908 and was interred in the Scottsmore cemetery on the 23rd.  The Rev. G. S. Schagel conducted the burial service.

4 June 1908

Farnham Centre News:
Death of Mr. Richard Leggatt:
On May 30th, 1908, the death of Mr. Richard Leggatt, occurred at his home in this vicinity. He died of cancer.  Mr. Leggatt was born at St. Bridget on Nov. 9th, 1844 and was 64 years of age.  He was married in Farnham on Nov. 27th, 1883, to Miss Maria Spooner, daughter of Mr. John Spooner.  He leaves a wife, four brothers and three sisters to mourn his loss.  They are as follows:  Messrs. James and Robert Leggatt of Manchester, N. H., Mr. Alex Leggatt of this place and Mr.. John Leggatt of Dunham,  Mesdames John and Matthew Standish of Rougemont and Mrs. James Burnett of Farnham Centre.  The funeral was held at the house, June 2nd, 1908, conducted by the Rev. W. E. Baker of Cowansville.  Interment in the Higgins cemetery.

BIRTH:
The wife of Mr. W. Demers, Farnham Centre, of a Son

Sutton news:
Death of Mr. Allen Shepard:
Mr. Allen Shepard, a well known and life long resident of this town, died at his home at Abercorn, Friday morning (May 29, 1908) aged 69 years.  He was born in the town of Sutton but most of his life has been spent on his farm near Abercorn village.  His wife who survives him is a sister to Mr. Steve Bresee, of Sutton.  He is also survived by two sons, Alfred and Herbert, both residents of New Hampshire, a daughter Mrs. Henry Billings, of Richford, Vt., also a brother, Mr. Richard A. Shepard, of Lincoln, Mass.  The funeral took place in the Episcopal Church at Abercorn on Sunday (May 31, 1908), Rev. J. H. Bell being the officiating clergyman.  Interment in Abercorn.

Dunham news:
Death of Mr. James Small:
The death of Mr. James Small took place here on Thursday morning, (May 28, 1908).  He was born in Dundee, Scotland over eighty years ago, and came to this country at the early age of twelve years.  Predeceased by his wife.  Survived by three sons, Messrs. R. P. and J.S. Small, of Dunham, and George R. Small, of Montreal, and five daughters, Mrs. W. Crabbe, of Montreal, Mrs. William Armstrong, of Shawville, and the Misses Jessie, Annie and Winifred Small, of Dunham.  The funeral took place May 30th, 1908 at the house,  Rev. J. R. Hodgson officiating and interment at Chapel Corner.

11 Jun, 1908

Fordyce news June 11, 1908::
We congratulate Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Collins on the birth of a son, also Mr. and Mrs. Jay Teel on the birth of a daughter.


Farnham Centre news:
Mr. Samuel Cook died at his home on the road to Dunham, June 7th, 1908 aged 85 years. He was born September 19th, 1822.  The funeral service was conducted at the house by Rev. H. Plaisted, on June 9th, 1908.  Interment in the  family lot in All Saints Church Yard. Mr. Cook was a relative of Rev. Dr. Cotton who became the first rector of the parish a hundred years ago.

West Shefford news June 11, 1908:
Mrs. Elisha Wright, a former resident of this village died at North Troy, Vt., on Saturday last. (June 6, 1908).  Interment took place from St. John's Church here on June 8, 1908, the Rev. G. A. Mason officiating.

Brigham news:
BIRTH:
At Brigham, May 31, 1908, a daughter to Mrs. Jas. Fair

18 Jun 1908

Farnham Centre news:
Mr. John Dougall, a prominent citizen of Farnham Centre for many years died June 11, 1908.  He was 63 years of age.  He leaves one daughter, Mrs. Adam Clark, and two sons, Edward, at home, and Fenton, employed with McClatchie Bros., Cowansville, also five sisters and four brothers in various parts of the country.  The funeral took place June 14th, 1908 at the Presbyterian Church, Farnham Centre, Rev. Mr. Pierce, Congregational Minister at Brigham, conducting the service, assisted by Mr. Ross.  Interment at Bullsburg cemetery.

Iron Hill news June 18, 1908:
A telegram on Friday conveyed to relatives here news of the death of Mr. Isaiah Jewell, age of 65 years, of Coventry, Vt., on June 12th, 1908,  who died of cancer in the throat.  Mr. Jewell was born in East Farnham, and lived there for some time after his marriage.   He leaves a wife and two daughters to mourn his loss.

25 Jun 1908

Wedding at Sweetsburg:
A wedding took place at Christ Church, Sweetsburg on Wednesday the 17th June 1908 when Miss Mary Addie Powers, daughter of Mr. John Powers, of the Sweetsburg House was united in marriage to Mr. John Chas. Freer, of Montreal, by Rev. W. P. R. Lewis.

Dunham news:
A wedding took place in the Roman Catholic Church on Monday morning (June 22, 1908) when Mr. Oran Lavery and Miss Clara Jane McLaughlin were united in holy matrimony.

DIED:
At East Farnham, June 20th, 1908 Mr. Peter Domingue, aged 83 years.

9 July 1908

MARRIED:
June 24th, 1908 at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. John Brown, Farndon, their eldest daughter Carrie Estella, was united in marriage to Clement E. Cady, of Sweetsburg.  The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Walter E. Baker, Congregational pastor of Cowansville.  The bride was attended by her twin sisters, Miss Maud Brown and Miss Alta Brown.  They will reside in Sweetsburg.

DIED:
Beattie:  On Thursday June 2nd, 1908, Mr. William Beattie, of Beattie's Hill, Township of Dunham, aged 77 years died,  due to heart failure.  The deceased leaves five daughters, Mrs. Ed. Hunt and Mrs. Charles Hunt of Iron Hill; Mrs. Persons, Mrs. Wm. Hazard and Miss Nettie at home, and four sons, David, Ornon, William and Walter.  Four brothers also survive, John, James, David and Crawford Beattie, and one sister, Mrs. Archibald Brock.  The funeral took place July 4th, 1908 at his late residence, Rev. Geo. Schagel, of West Brome, conducted the service and interment at the Methodist cemetery, Sweetsburg.

16 July 1908

Cowansville and Sweetsburg news July 16, 1908:
BIRTH:  A bouncing boy arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel, Main St., last evening.
Potton News:
BURIAL:
The remains of Mrs. Wm. M. Warren of Manchester, N. H., were brought here for burial on Saturday, June 20th, 1908.  Mrs. Warren's maiden name was Miss Louisa Hoyt, one of the pioneers of Potton.

23 July 1908

North Stanbridge News:
DIED:
Miss Jessie Durocher died on July 17, 1908.  She was only twenty-one years of age.  The funeral took place at the Methodist Church, Stanbury, on Tuesday July 21, 1908 with the Rev. Mr. Brown of Bedford officiating.

Dunham news:
One of Dunham's oldest citizens passed away, July 17, 1908 in the person of Mrs. George R. Longeway.  The late Mrs. Longeway was seventy four years old, and her maiden name was Miss Mary S. Derrick, she formerly lived in Clarenceville.  She is survived by a husband and four children, the eldest of whom is Mr. Arthur Longeway of Dunham, Dr. A. F. Longeway, a physician of Great Falls, Montana and Dr. G. E. Longeway, a dentist of the same town.  Her only daughter, Miss Dora Longeway, of one of the Western States.  The funeral took place Sunday July 19, 1908 with Rev. Mr. Pletts conducting the service at the Methodist Church.

30 July 1908

Cowansville and Sweetsburg news:
BIRTH:
A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Victor Couture on Sunday July 26, 1908.

A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Brown.

DIED:
Mr. George Williams died on July 25th, 1908.  Funeral service in the Episcopal Church with interment at the Sweet burying ground July 27th, 1908.

Fordyce Corner news:
Mrs. James Dryden died on July 23, 1908.  Her sisters Mr. Thomas Morrison of East Sherbrooke, and Mrs. Conly of Mass., were with her during the last weeks of her illness.  The funeral service was held July 25th at her residence with the Rev. W. T. Brown of Cowansville officiating. Interment in Riverside Cemetery.  Besides her husband, she leaves five sisters to mourn her loss

6 Aug 1908

A quiet wedding took place at the Methodist Parsonage on Monday evening, August 3rd, 1908, when Miss Edith Augusta Smith was married to Mr. Rudulph E. Graff, of Titusville, P.A.

On  August 4th, 1908 at the home of Mr. Charles Steel, the marriage took place of Miss Hazel Dean Ruiter, youngest daughter of Ex-councillor Eli Ruiter of Cowansville, to Mr. Lewis Clark, of Winnipeg.  The ceremony was performed by Rec. W. P. R. Lewis.

13 Aug 1908

BIRTH:
Mitchell-At Manchester, N. H., July 26th, 1908, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Bert Mitchell, (Venice Hastings) formerly of Brome.

DIED:
Hamilton:  At Iron Hill, at the home of her mother, Mrs. H. D. Gleason, July 31st, 1908, Ida Wells, daughter of the late Hiram Gleason and wife of Ed. Hamilton of Bolton Centre, aged 35 years.  She leaves behind her husband and six children.  Service was conducted by Rev. J. W. Martin at the Anglican Church, Aug. 2nd.

Cowansville and Sweetsburg  News:
MARRIAGE:
Mr. Henry Lewis, formerly of Cowansville, was married at Montreal August 12, 1908 to Miss Margaret Carrie Edsell.

Glen Sutton news:
Death of Mrs. Jos. Jones.
One of Sutton's eldest and most worthy residents passed away Aug. 6th, 1908 in the person of Mehitabel Jones, widow of the late Mr. Joseph Jones, one of the pioneers of Glen Sutton at the age of 91 years and 4 months.  She was bon in Danville, Vt., and came here at an early age.  She was one of a family of eleven children, only one of which survives, Mr. Solomon B. Brock, of North Troy, Vt.  Her last years were spent with her youngest son, Mr. Charles Jones. Mrs. Jones leaves a family of five sons and one daughter.  The daughter is Mrs. Phoebe McKinney of Berkshire, Vt., widow of the late Daniel McKinney, of Glen Sutton.  The sons are Mr. Brock Jones, of Glen Sutton, Charles and Clark of the same place: Selby, of Potton, and Frank of North Troy, Vt.  The funeral took place at the house on August  8th, 1908 with the Rev. J. M. Coffin of Glen Sutton, officiating

20 Aug. 1908

Cowansville and Sweetsburg News;
Engagement Announced:
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Leach, now resident at Marlboro Street, Newton, Mass., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Grace, to Mr. George W. Brown of the same place.  Mr. and Mrs. Leach are well known here, having lived in Cowansille for many years.  Mr. Leach being known as the proprietor of the furniture business now conducted by Mr. Hingston.

DIED:
Bresee:  On Sunday (Aug.16, 1908) the funeral of Mr. Wm. Bresee was held in the Episcopal Church at West Brome.  He died August 14, 1908 in the United States of Typhoid fever.  He was born in North Sutton thirty years ago and had been living in the United States for the past eight or nine years.  At the time of his death he was employed in an asylum at Howard, R.I., in the capacity of coachman.  He was the fifth son of the late Silas Bresee and leaves a widowed mother, two sisters and five brothers to mourn his loss.  The remains were laid to rest in the Pettes Cemetery, the Rev. Mr. Martin, of Iron Hill, officiating.

27 Aug 1908

Died of Consumption:
The death occurred at Brigham on Monday Aug. 24th, 1908 of Mr. Fernando Lague, from consumption.  He was twenty-three years of age, and the son of Mr. Edgar Lague.  The funeral  took place at Adamsville Catholic Church Aug. 26th, 1908.

Scottsmore news:
BIRTH:
Scott:  Mr. and Mrs. Ira Scott a son July 29, 1908

BIRTH:
At Farnham Glen, August 18th, 1908 a son to Mr. and Mrs. McNeil Miltimore.

3 Sep 1908

BIRTH:
At Guthrie, P. Q., on Aug 26th, 1908 a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. D. Gordon Guthrie.

DEATH:
At Guthrie, P.Q., on Aug 31st, 1908,  the infant daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. D. Gordon Guthrie, aged five days.

8 Oct 1908

MARRIAGE:
Taylor-Ingalls at Farnam's Corner:
At the  Methodist Church on Sept. 23, 1908 the marriage of Miss Ethel D. Ingalls, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Ingalls, to Mr. J. P. Taylor, of Millington was solemnized.  The ceremony was performed by Rev. I. Nelson, Clarenceville assisted by Rev. J. Pletts, Dunham.

Sweetsburg news:
Death and Funeral of Miss Francis Pickel
Miss Francis Pickel, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Pickel, of West Charlestown, Vermont, who died on Tuesday, September 29, 1908, after an illness of only a week with gastric fever.  The funeral was held at her home on Friday, Oct. 2, 1908 the Rev. Dickson, Baptist minister of West  Charleston, Vt., and Rev. Mr. Munch, Episcopal minister of Newport, Vt., conducted the service.  She leaves to mourn her loss a sorrowing father and mother, two sisters, and three brothers, two of the brothers being in the far West unable to attend the funeral.  The deceased was 24 years of age and had spent the greater part of her life in Sweetburg.

22 Oct 1908

Dunkin news:
DIED:
Mr. Herbert Van Dyke died at his home in Richford on the 13th of October, 1908.  He was formerly a resident of Dunkin and his wife was the eldest daughter of D. E. Aiken.  He leaves a wife and three children.  The interment was in Dunkin cemetery  on October 16, 1908.