|Source: Boston Recorder (Boston, MA) Vol.
X Issue: 9 Page 35
Dated: Saturday, Feb. 26, 1825
In Boston, Mrs. Jane Stokes,
widow of the late Mr. Joseph S. aged 65; Mr.
William Jones, of the firm of Fowler & Jones,
late of Concord, 23: Mrs. Mary Babbit, widow of the
late Erasmus B. Esq. of Sturbridge, 58; Mr.
Richard Kitson, 34; Mr. Peter McPherson, 36;
Mrs. Mary Morrison, 96; Mrs. Ann, consort of
Mr. Josiah Ayres, 56; Mr. Jeremiah Moore; Mr. Wm.
Homes, 83; Mr. George Hiler, 38; Miss
Catherine Runnels, 15; Miss Rachel, daughter of
Capt. Wm. Baty, 20; Mrs. Lucy Wilcutt, relict
of Mr. George W. 36; Mr. Hawkes Cushing, 80.
in this city last week.
Of Hooping-Cough, 1
- Old Age, 6 - Stillborn, 3 - Dropsey, 3 - Consumption, 3 -
Dropsey in the Head, 2 - Sudden, 1 - Infantile, 1-Childbed,
1-Cholera Morbus, 1-Long Fever, 2 City Poor, 3 - At
the Hospital, 1. Total 28.
Deaths in New York
city, week before last, 94. - Consumption, 21. - Small-pox,
2. - Old age, 9. In Philadelphia, 68 - Consumption, 18
- Small-pox, 2.
Mr. John Philbrick, 28, - In Salem, Mrs. Elizabeth
Bowen, widow of Capt. Ashley B. of Marblehead 71;
Miss Hannah Pease, 95; Dea. Elijah Sanderson,
73, Mrs. Rhue - the oldest inhabitant of that town. -
In Danyers, Mr. George Poor, 24. - In Dedham, Mr.
Isaac Smith, 67; Mr. James Turner, 70.
- In Weston, Capt. Nathan Smith, 86, Captain in the
Revolutionary War, and a late Pensioner. - In Lexington,
Mr. Josiah Willington, 80, who held a commission in the
Revolutionary War; Mrs. Sarah Stone, relict of the
late Mr. Jonas S. 73. - In Burlington, Mr. Jacob
Kendall, late of Boston, 62; widow Hannah Walker
wife of Josiah Walker, 78. - In Hingham, Mr. Job
Loring, 85. - In Danvers, Mr. Jonathan Robbins,
58. - In Newburyport, Mr. Thomas Bailey, 83, a
Revolutionary Patriot. - In Amesbury, Mr. Stephen Hoyt,
61. - In Dracut, Mr. Joseph Harvey, found dead on the
highway - Verdict of inquest, accidental death. - In Norton,
Mr. Lyman Ruckminster, 28, son of the late Rev.
Joseph B. of Portsmouth. - In Holliston, Rev.
Josephus Wheaton, pastor of the church in that place. -
In Westhampton, Mr. Joshua Barton, 51. - in
Amherst, Mr. Asher Smith, 66, a Revolutionary
Pensioner. - In Greenfield, Mr. Stephen Gates, 65. -
In Scituate, Mr. Stephen Clapp, 37. - In Concord,
Mrs. Phebe Ripley, wife of Rev. Ezra R. 83;
Mr. Edward Wright, 36; Mrs. Mary Hoar, widow of
Mr. Joseph H. 67; Mrs. Rebecca Darby,
wife of Mr. Joseph D. 74. - In Sherburne, Mr. John
Whitney, 83. - In Prescott, Mr. Elias Staples,
formerly of Brookfield, 87. - In Marblehead, Miss Lydia
Bowler, after a long sickness which she bore with
patience and Christian resignation, 28, daughter of James
In Shrewsbury, Vt. Dea. James Ross, 81, - he was
formerly from Windham, Mass. - In Lexington, Ken.
Rev. Ambrose Dudley, 72. - In Holmes Hole, very
suddenly, Dr. Silas West, 40.
At Hamilton, Feb. 23, 2idow Mary Noyes, formerly of
In Cavendish, Vt. Mr. Alanda Wright, and Mrs.
Susannah his wife, - she died on Sunday evening, 30th
ult. and he on Tuesday morning, following - both of a
lingering consumption - he aged 29, she 27 years. They
had lived in the marriage state about four years. They
were both interred in one coffin.
In Portsmouth, Mrs. Mary S. wife of Mr.
Joseph W. Bell, of Newcastle, 28 - and on the next day,
Mary Elizabeth, only child of Mr. J. W. B.
aged 9 months. They were both interred at Newcastle in
In Chester, N. H. Mr. Wells Chase, 87, formerly
of Newbury, Mass. In 1754, he belonged to the
expedition under Gov. Shir__ __ch went up Kennebec
river against the Indians, and was in the battle of
Ticonderoga, in 1758.
At Brooklyn, L. I. on Thursday evening the 10 inst. the
Rev. William Ross, aged 33, an itinerant minister of
the Methodist Episcopal Church.
Seven ordained ministers died in Connecticut the past
year - the average number for several years past has been
In Hubbardton, N. Y. Jan. 26, Mr. Silas
Churchill, aged 65; having been a resident in the town
50 years. He was in the battle of Hubbardton; was
taken prisoner; and carried to Ticonderoga, and remained
there until he was re-taken. He arose on the morning
of his death; as usual attended to the concerns of his
stock, and hired men; eat his breakfast and appeared to be
in as good health as usual, until about one hour and a half
before he was a corpse in his chair! "Man knoweth not
In Newburyport, on Tuesday evening last week, suddenly,
Mr. Thomas Bayley, aged 83, a revolutionary
pensioner. He served under the celebrated Paul
Jones, on board the Alliance frigate, - was in the
memorable battle between the Bone Homme Richard & Alliance
frigate, the Serapis Countess of Scarborough, &c.
After two years imprisonment in the Mill Prison, he returned
to enjoy a long life and the liberality of his government.
In Paoli, Ind. on the 3d of November, the Rev. Wm.
Beauchamp, presiding Elder of the Methodist Episcopal
Church for the district of Indiana, aged about 60.
At Williamstown, a child of Mr. Noah Cook, jr.
aged 2 years. The mother was carrying a shovel
full of coals from one room to another, when the child in
its play suddenly ran against her, partly turned the shovel,
and received the burning coals in its bosom. It lived
about a week in great distress.
The deaths of Westhampton in 1824 were 8; one not an
inhabitant of the town. Preportion, one death to 112;
or of the town inhabitants, one to 128.
|Source: Boston Evening Transcript (Boston, MA)
Vol. XIV Issue: 3975 Page: 2
Dated: July 10, 1843
List of invalids who
have resided in the "Mammoth Cave," for the benefit of their
- Dr. Mitchell, of Glasgow, Kentucky, died 25th Dec.,
- J. W. Harper, Columbia S. C.; arrived 15th Sept.
1842; left 19th January, 1843; died 23d Feb. 1843, at the
- O. H. P. Anderson, Frankfort, Ky; arrived 20th
Oct., 1842; left 11th January, 1843.
- Mr. Helme, Stanford, Lincoln county, Ky.; arrived
27th Oct. 1842 left 21st Jan., 1843.
- Mr. Roberts arrived 29th Oct. 1842; left 12th Jan.,
1843; died, (date not known).
- Capt. Love, Cincinnati, Ohio; arrived 7th Nov.;
left 5th January, 1843; died 6th Jan. 1843, at the Cave
- Mr. Robinson, Elkton, Ky; arrived 10th Nov., 1842;
left 25th Dec. 1842; died, (date not known).
- Mr. Barnes arrived 21st Nov. 1842; left 19th Dec.
- James P. Boyd, Boston, Mass; arrived 22d Nov. 1842;
left 27th Feb. 1842
- Lleber Miller, Gallatin, Tenn.; arrived 8th Dec.
1842; left 16th Jan. 1843.
- Mr. Stewart, Alabama; arrived 14th Dec., 1842; left
2d Jan. 1843.
- Rev. Mr. Marshall, Owego county, N. Y.; arrived
14th Dec. 1842; left 30th Jan. 1843; died 1st Feb. 1843, at
the Cave House.
- Mr. Mitchell, Mobile, Alabama; arrived 28th Dec.
1842; died 9th Jan. 1843, in the Cave.
|Source: New York Herald (New York, NY) Issue:
174 Page 10
Dated: Tuesday, June 23, 1891
EARL OF CLONMELL.
A cable despatch from London announces the death of
John Henry Reginald Scott, fifth Earl of Clonmell,
Viscount Clonmell and Baron Barisfort, cunty Tipperary, in
Ireland. The Earl succeeded his father in the Earldom
at the death of the latter in 1866. He was a
representative peer for Ireland and late lieutenant First
Life Guards. He was born March 2, 1839. The
family dates from plain John Scott, Esq., of Urlings,
county Kilkenny, who was created Baron Harlsfort in 1784,
raised to the Viscounty of Clonmel in 1789 and made Earl of
Clonmel in 1793.
|Source: Boston Journal (Boston, MA) Vol: LXII Issue:
20370 Page: 8
Dated: Monday, July 8, 1895
DISTRICT CHIEF HEWINS.
District Chief J. Foster Hewins of the Boston
Fire Department died at his residence at Dorchester Sunday
District Chief Hewins was born in Dorchester,
Apr. 5, 1838, and received his early education in the
schools of that district. After leaving schools he was
employed in the grocery business and conducted business for
himself for a few years. In 1865 he was appointed
Inspector in the Water Department, a position which he held
for several years.
He first performed fire duty when but 17 years of age
as a member of the volunteer company attached to Torrent
He enlisted in 1862 as a sergeant in Company I,
Forty-second Massachusetts Volunteers, and after serving
nine months was taken prisoner at Galveston, Jan. 1, 1863.
On his return to his native place he organized a fire
company of which he was made captain, and which did service
until the annexation of Dorchester to Boston in 1870, when
he was appointed Captain of Torrent Engine Company 18 on
Harvard Street, Dorchester. Upon the reorganization of
the Fire Department, April 7, 1874, he was promoted to the
rank of District Chief, which position he held at the time
of his death.
Deceased was a member of Norfolk Lodge 48, I. O. O. F.,
and Saloam Encampment of the same order.
Wilson B. White, aged about 70, a well-known
Connecticut man, died of heart disease this morning in South
Sandisfield, Mass. He was found dead in a chair.
Hiram George Fancher died suddenly Sunday
afternoon at his home, 238 Pleasant Street, Watertown.
He was apparently as well as ever in the afternoon, when
suddenly he felt a severe pain at the base of his brain and
complained to his wife. She hastily dispatched a
messenger for medical aid, and tried to soothe the pain, but
in less than 20 minutes Mr. Fancher was dead.
Dr. Mead said the breaking of a blood vessel was the
cause of death. Mr. Fancher was born in Essex,
N. Y., and was 46 years of age. He was formerly a
stock broker, with an office in Johnson, Vt. He had
lived for the past five years in Watertown, being yard
master at the Aetna Mills, and also keeper of the mill
boarding house. He leaves a widow, two sons and a
daughter, the eldest son being Assistant Superintendent of
the Vermont Industrial School. The remains will be
taken to Johnson, Vt., for interment.