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 Dixon -- Wickizer (April 22, 1914)
Frederick Charles Dixon of Hall, N. Y. And Miss Ethel Della Wickizer of Towanda, were united in marriage at the home of the bride’s parents, 213 Main street yesterday at noon.  The parlor and dining room were prettily decorated in lavendar and white.  Only the immediate family were present to witness the beautiful ring ceremony.  Rev. A. E. Hall, Ph. D., of the Methodist Episcopal church officiated.  The wedding dinner was served after which the newly married couple took their departure on the 3:16 train for Geneva.  Miss Wickizer is the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Wickizer.  She has been the successful teacher at Durell Center for the past season and has many friends who wish her much happiness in her new home.  Mr. Dixon is located on a farm in the most prosperous portion of New York state, near Hall, overlooking Seneca Lake.  Their house is furnished and in complete readiness for living, where they will be at home for their friends very soon.

 Chilson -- Graham
Walter R. Chilson of Athens, and Miss Christine M. Graham of Herrickville, were married at the Methodist parsonage in Waverly, on Feb.27, 1915.  Rev. George S. Connell performing the ceremony.  The bride is one of Herrickville’s most estimable young ladies while the groom is a very prosperous and popular young farmer of Athens township.  The many friends of the young couple join in wishing them a long and happy wedded life.


Miss Hazel Van Ness of Keystone avenue, Sayre, was united in marriage to Arthur Douglass of Athens Wednesday evening, Feb. 23 (1916) at 8 o’clock at her home by Rec. Charles Clark, pastor of the Church of Christ of West Sayre, in the presence of only the immediate relatives of the contracting parties.  Following the wedding Mr. and Mrs. Douglass left on a wedding tour and when they return they will make their home on North Main street, Athens.

Harvey Winslow and Miss Lillian Garey, both of Wyalusing, were united in marriage on Wednesday evening, June 10 (1914?), the ceremony being performed at the Presbyterian parsonage in Wyalusing, Rev. H. S. Snitcher officiating.

 Nesky--VanNess (Tuesday, Nov. 17, 1914)
Jacob Nesky and Mrs. Ida VanNess, both of Wyalusing, were united in marriage at high noon yesterday, the ceremony being preformed at the home of the bride’s son, C. H. Dodge by Rev. Josiah Brundle.  They will begin housekeeping in a home which the groom has made ready for his bride.

 Dodge--Edsall (Nov. 26, 1914)
C. Herbert Dodge of Wyalusing, and Miss Nellie Edsall of LeRaysville, ,were married yesterday at noon at the home of the bride by Rev. J. Brundle.  The immediate relatives witnessed the ceremony.  They will begin housekeeping in Mr. Dodge’s home in Wyalusing.

 Carner--Phalin    Graham--Main
A double wedding took place June 21 (1916), at the Universalist parsonage, when the Rev. J. D. Herrick made Elivia H. Carner of Athens, the wife of Pearl J. Phalin of Athens, and Albert Graham of Waverly the husband of Flora Main of Waverly.  The ring ceremony was used.  Both men are prominent business men of their respective town.

At the home of I. I. Middaugh at Lime Hill, on Wednesday evening, Jan. 17, 1917.  Miss Marion Fannie Askew and Harry G. Middaugh, were married.  Rev. Milton Lewis Cook officiated.

Born, December 14, 1896, to Mr. and Mrs. John E. Dods of Terrytown, a daughter. <---Name??????

Shumway -- On Spring Hill, Monday, April 17, 1893, to Mr. and Mrs. Manville M. Shumway, an 8 pound daughter.

Born--January 16, 1912, to Mr. and Mrs. Ned Tyrrell of Wilkes-Barre, a 7-pound daughter.

A very pretty but quiet wedding took place last evening at 8 o’clock at the home of Wesley Williams, West street, Sayre, when Mrs. Williams’ father, Oren T. VanNess, was united in marriage to Mrs. Priscilla Stoneman of Camptown, Pa., Rev. T. C. Horn of the Church of Christ, West Sayre, officiating and using the impressive ring ceremony.  The couple was attended by Miss Tess VanNess, daughter of the groom, and Clinton Shaffer of Sayre.  After the ceremony a dainty wedding supper was served, two tables being laid with covers for twenty persons.  Only the immediate relatives of the contracting parties and a few intimate friends were present.  The tables were nicely decorated with cut flowers and all did justice to the refreshments served.  During the evening the company was entertained by________________________people, including a song by Misses Augusts and Alda Williams, granddaughter of the groom and some selections by Miss Tess VanNess.  One of the amusing features of the occasion was a serenade by the Calithumpians, composed of a number of boys and girls of the present, with a liberal sprinkling of those of a half century ago, staged so as to appear to have been started by a signal from the groom.
Mr. VanNess is one of Sayer’s well known residents and has been for thirty five years an employee of the Lehigh, being one of the oldest conductors on the road.  Mrs. VanNess is also well known in Sayre, having visited here frequently, Mr. and Mrs. VanNess left on train No. 6 for a wedding trip to New York, followed by the best wishes of their friends, many of whom were at the depot to see them off, with the usual accompaniment on rice, old shoes, etc.  On their return they will reside in Sayre.

 Reed--Rounds (Feb.20, 1918)
Miss Nina Claudia Rounds, daughter of the late George S. Rounds of Sayre, and Ray Royal Reed of Wilkes-Barre were married at the Methodist parsonage in Towanda yesterday by the Rev. H. L. Andrews, in the presence of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin M. Schoonover of Sayre, the latter being a sister of the bride.  Mr and Mrs. Reed will reside in Wilkes-Barre.

On Wednesday evening, March 27 (1918), the home of Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Graham was the scene of a beautiful ceremony when Miss Lena, their daughter, was united in marriage to Harry C. Ruff. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. George B. Collendar of Herrickville, in the presence of relatives and intimate friends of the bride and groom. Promptly at 8 o’clock to the strains of the Wedding March played by Carlton H. Wood, the bride and groom stepped into the parlor and under a bower of evergreens the marriage vows were made. Following the ceremony an excellent dinner was served to those present. Many beautiful presents from friends were tendered to the bride and groom. Mr. and Mrs. Roof left Thursday morning upon and extended wedding tour of New York State and will be at home to their friends after April 12.

Lester Jennings of 523 Lincoln street and Miss Gertrude Vaughn of 105 Pleasant street, Sayre, were married yesterday at Towanda by the Rev. H. I. Andrews, pastor of the Towanda M. E. Church.Mr. Jennings is a trainman for the Lehigh and the bride is a graduate nurse of the People’s Hospital. They left for a trip to Washington D. C., and on their return will reside at 523 Lincoln street.


In the presence of their immediate relatives, Mt. Charles R. Bliss and Miss Grace E. Thompson, both of Camptown, were joined in marriage at high noon, October 25th, 1919.
The wedding took place at the home of the bride’s brother, Frank Thompson, North Spring Hill.  The ceremony was performed by the pastor of the bride, Rev. W. H. Demorest of Camptown.  At the hour of 12 o’clock M. To the strains of the wedding march played by Mrs. Clayton Oliver, the bridal couple entered the parlor and under a pretty evergreen arch decorated with chrysanthemums and further adorned with white bows and bridal bells, the ceremony was pronounced.
After happy congratulations, a most excellent four course dinner was served.  At 2 o’clock the couple in the midst of a shower of rice left by automobile for Towanda enroute by the Black Diamond for Rochester and other points of interest.
The bride is a highly respected and accomplished lady of Camptown, being the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Thompson.  She is a graduate of the Academy at Factoryville, Pa., also a graduate Nurse of the Nurse’s Training School of Rochester, N. Y.  Mr. Bliss is in the furniture and undertaking business at Camptown, where they will reside.

Merle Bruce and Elizabeth H. Titus, both of Sayre; Jason Babcock of Endicott and Sybil Whystock of Windham, N. Y.; Douglas Cole and Margaret Newbury, both of Litchfield; and Herbert Diesroth of Elmira and Agnes Podka of Mildred.  (Elizabeth married June 22, 1923)

 Baby Arrives
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Chilson of Herrickville are rejoicing over the arrival of a daughter, Ethel Marie, on June 26 (1925).  The little lady weighs 8 3-4 pounds.

  Ball--Burton (1923)
Announcement has been made of the marriage of Miss Leona D. Ball of 102 Pleasant street, Sayre, and Lynn G. Burton, Jr., of Elmira, N. Y., at Auburn, N. Y. On October 20.  The wedding ceremony was performed by the Rev. Chas. K. Reed at the Baptist parsonage at Auburn.  Mr. and Mrs. Burton are now residing in Elmira.  Mrs. Burton is a graduate of the Sayre high school, and for the past five years has been employed at the Ingersoll Rand.

 BENDER--WALTER (June 8th, 1924)
The marriage of Miss Mildred Walter, daughter of Albert W. Walter of 303 Pennsylvania avenue and Rec. A. D. Bender, of Washington, Iowa, was solemnized at the home of the bride at 10:30 o’clock this morning.  The Rev. A. D. Finch, pastor of the Methodist church, performed the ceremony.  They were unattended.  Mr. and Mrs. Bender left this afternoon on a wedding trip to Pocono Mountains and in the early part of August will leave for Washington, Iowa where the bridegroom is the pastor of the Grace Hill Moravian church
The bride is a graduate of the Athens High school and of the East Stroudsburg Normal school and for the past two years has been teaching school at Bethlehem, Pa.

Mrs. Harry Emery, 104 Pleasant street, announces the marriage of her daughter, Pauline Vivian Emery, to Charles Phelps, on Wednesday, November 4, 1925.

 Snyder Frederici
Married at Unadilla, M. Y., June 6, Miss Vivian E. Snyder and Ellsworth Frederici, both of Endicott, N. Y.  The Rev. John T. Lyons officiated.

 Tessa Van Ness Becomes Bride of Norman Moyer  (December 15, 1922)
 Well Known Young People United in Marriage at Waverly, Will Reside in That Village

Miss Tessa Van Ness, daughter of Oren T. Van Ness of 526 South Keystone avenue, Sayre and Norman Moyer of Lockwood, were united in marriage at 5:30 yesterday afternoon at the parochial residence on Clark street, Waverly, the Rev. Edward Dwyer officiating.
They were attended by Miss Erma Beers as maid of honor, and Francis Lines as best man.
The groom has been for several years employed by the Lehigh Valley Railroad company and has made his home in South Waverly.
The bride is a life long resident of Sayre, a graduate of the high school and one of the best known and popular musicians of the valley towns.
After a wedding trip Mr. and Mrs. Moyer will reside on Spalding street.

Mr. and Mrs. George Nipperd of East Smithfield announce the marriage of their daughter, Marguerite, to Paul Kear Secor on October 25, 1928.  They slipped away to Elmira and surprised their many friends.
On their return home a reception was held at the home of the groom’s mother, Mrs. Laura Secor, just the immediate family being present.  Those who assisted were Miss Grace Elsbree from East Smithfield and Mrs. Howard Vroman.  Mr. and Mrs. Secor will be a home at 109 Pleasant street, Sayre, after November 4.

 Runaway Marriage Surprises Friends (Jan. 14, 1925???)
 Fred L. Shaffer and Miss Ruth Dibble Wed in Binghamton
Their action coming as a complete surprise to their families and friends who did not even know of their betrothal, Miss Ruth Dibble, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dibble of Athens, R. D. 2, and Fred L. Shaffer, son of Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Shaffer of 416 South Keystone avenue, and a well known L. V. machinist, slipped quietly away to Binghamton last evening and were married by the Rev. Herbert M. Pease, pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church of that city.
On their return to Sayre, the newly wedded couple will take up their residence at the home of the bridegroom’s parents.

 Ghent Young People United in Marriage (1930/31)
Ghent, Jan. 20. --- Frances Iola Baxter and Roy Herbert Titus were married on Monday, Jan. 19.  Their many friends wish them many years of happiness.
The newlyweds will make their home at Ulster.

Lifelong Resident of Herrick Twp. Passes Away
Mrs. Sarah Titus Chaffee, wife of L. E. Chaffee and a life-long resident of Herrick township, died at her home in East Herrick at 1 o’clock Friday, May 19, after an illness of several months.  She was 66 years old, having been born October 31, 1866.  She is survived by her husband and four children, the Rev. R. T. Chaffee of Caton, N.Y., Mrs. Grace Sharer of Cold Creek, Mrs. Ethel Cowles of Herrickville, and Mrs. Jean Ross of Kingsley.   The deceased was a loving and devoted wife and mother, always doing her utmost for her family.  If she had lived until July 4, she and her husband would have celebrated their 50th anniversary.  Funeral services were held Monday at 2 P.M. at the home.  Interment was made in the East Herrick cemetery.  Penciled on obit, May 19, 1933.

Martin W. Smith
Wyalusing, July 9-Martin W. Smith, aged 93, died Saturday morning at 3 o’clock at his home on North Spring Hill, near here.  He was a Civil War veteran.  He is survived by a son, Alby Smith, and two daughters, Lillian L. Howland and Matila N. Hoover.  Funeral services will be held at the Camptown church Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock with the Rev. W. H. Demorest officiating.  Penciled on obit, July 8, 1933.

Mrs. Celinda Smith
Mrs. Celinda Smith, aged 90, died Sunday evening at 6:30 at her home at North Spring Hill.  She suffered an apoplectic stroke New Year’s Eve, and complications from that caused her death.  Mrs. Smith resided at North Spring Hill for 57 years.  She was a member of the Baptist Church at Camptown and started the first Sunday School in her neighborhood.  After coming home from the Camptown Church, she would call the neighbor children in and teach them in her own home until the attendance was so large that all went to the old school house where services were held for a good many years, her husband being the superintendent and she a teacher.  She was a daughter of Dr. McCrary and spent a great portion of her time in caring for the sick, taking no pay.  The survivors are her husband, Martin W.; a son, Alby, and two daughters, Mrs. H. L. Howland and Mrs. Myrtella Chandler.  The funeral services will be held in the Camptown Baptist church this Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock.  Penciled on obit March 26, 1933.

M. J. Titus Dies as Result of Stroke
Retired Farmer Came to Sayre from Spring Hill 23 Years Ago
Martin J. Titus, 70, a retired farmer who came to Sayre 23 years ago from Spring Hill, died at 3:30 o’clock yesterday afternoon at his home, 107 Pleasant street, Sayre as the result of a stroke of apoplexy suffered August 29.  Mr. Titus is survived by his widow, one son, R. S. Titus of South Keystone avenue; one brother, Frank, of Independence, Kan.; one sister, Mrs. Alice Donnelly of Texas and twelve grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held at the home at 1 o’clock Thursday afternoon, Rev. E. M. Beysher, pastor of the Sayre Lutheran church, officiating.  Burial will be in the cemetery at Spring Hill.  Penciled on obit October 6, 1930.

Administrators Notice
Letters of administration on the estate of M. J. Titus, deceased, late of the boro of Sayre, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, having been granted the undersigned, notice is hereby given that all persons indebted to said estate are requested to make immediate payment, and all persons having claims against it must present them duly authenticated for settlement.  R. S. Titus, Administrator.  Edward O’Connor, Attorney, October 21, 1930. O 21-28  N4-11-18-25

Funeral of Mrs. Minnie Warner Held at Sayre
Sayre, Feb. 4.-The funeral of Mrs. Minnie Warner was held this morning at 9 o’clock from her late home, 522 Lincoln Street, Rev. Einar Bohne-Echolt of the Sayre Methodist church, officiating.   The body was taken to South Plymouth, N.Y., for burial.  Mrs. Warner died Sunday evening at 9:30 o’clock after a ten days illness with pneumonia.  She fell asleep Sunday evening and peacefully died during her sleep.  Mrs. Warner was born in Otselic, N. Y., May 17, 1868, and in her early youth became affiliated with the Methodist Episcopal church.  She was married to O. S. Warner on March 7, 1894.  They moved to Sayre about 23 years ago where Mr. Warner established himself in business and have lived here ever since.  Mrs. Warner was a most lovable woman and a devout Christian.  A host of friends and neighbors mourn the passing of this fine woman.  She was always kind and gracious with all whom she came in contact and with a particular love and interest in the aged, whom she delighted to help and serve.  Besides her husband she is survived by two brothers, E. W. Brown of Oswego, N.Y., and M. C. Brown of St. Johnsville, N.Y., and three nephews.

Funeral of John C. Schaad
Very largely attended funeral services for John C. Schaad of Owego, formerly of Mildred, were held at 10:30 yesterday morning at the Lutheran church at Dushore.  The Rev. Fehr of Dushore officiated, being assisted by the Rev. A. L. Smith of Mildred.  Burial was in Bear Cemetery.  Survivors include Mr. Schaad’s mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Schaad of Mildred; his wife; one sister, Mrs. Regis Titus of Sayre; four brothers, Henry and William J. of Mildred, Frank of Elmira and George of Parsons, Pa.; one son, J. G. Schaad at home; and two daughters, Mrs. Walter Tinna of Owego and Dorothy at home and three grandchildren, Marietta, Jean and Joanne Tinna.  Among those attending the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Floyd T. Stethers of Towanda, John Persun of Pittsburgh, Harvey Rentz of Montoursville and Mrs. E. J. Miller of Wilkes-Barre.  Penciled on obit January 24, 1930

Mrs. Viola Donovan
Mrs. Viola Donovan, widow of Cornelius H. Donovan died at her home in Camptown on July 1st.  She was the daughter of Noah and Jane Blackar Allen to whom were born 2 children.  Mrs. Donovan, born July 17, 1859 and Herman who was killed in Ohio a number of years ago.  Her parents dying when she was five years old she was reared by Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Allen, her uncle and aunt.  She was married to Cornelius Donovan November 6th, 1878 and began housekeeping on his farm on Spring Hill, where they resided 36 years before he retired and bought a home in Camptown.  Three children were born to them, George of Wyalusing, Harry and Mrs. Leona Edinger who tenderly cared for her mother in her last days.  She was a member of the M. E. Church, her funeral was conducted by her pastor, Rev. H. M. Savercool.  The floral pieces were many and beautiful, interment in Wyalusing cemetery.  Penciled on obit 1930.

C. H. Dodge of Wyalusing Dead
Well known resident of that place succumbs to pneumonia
Wyalusing, June 9- Charles Herbert Dodge was born at LaGrange, Pa., September 25, 1879, and died at the Packer hospital of pneumonia on June 4, 1929.  Practically his entire life was spent in this vicinity, his boyhood at Terrytown and since 1905 he has resided at Wyalusing.  He was married to Miss Nellie Edsall at LeRaysville November 25, 1914, by the Rev. Joshua Brundle.  Mr. Dodge was a consistent member and active worker in the Methodist church and Sunday School and always gave freely of his time, labor and means.  He was also affiliated with Masonic lodge No. 618, F. & A. M., and the White Lily Lodge No. 808, I. O. O. F.  Thoroughly conscientious and of strictest integrity, he gave the best he had to any cause in which he became interested and was always to be found on what he considered the right side of any issue.  He leaves to mourn his loss his wife and mother, Mrs. Ida Nesky.  The funeral was held Friday at two o’clock from the Methodist church and was largely attended.  Rev. E. L. Mathis, his pastor and friend, officiated and took for an appropriate topic: “The Reward of Faithfulness,” using as a scripture text Rev. 2:10.  “Be ye faithful unto death and I will give thee a crown of life.”  The pall bearers were H. J. Norconk, B. G. Wells, George Gay, Clyde Capwell, M. H. Palmer and John Wells.  The honorary pall bearers were nine of his Sunday School class of young men who also bore the flowers, of which there were many beautiful pieces.  Interment was in the village cemetery.  Those from out of town in attendance at the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Graham Dodge and Mr. and Mrs. George Fleming of Elmira; Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Nesky of Wilkes-Barre; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Marshall and daughter Ella of Rome; Mr. and Mrs. Glen Edsall, Mr. and Mrs. Vern Edsall, Gilbert Edsall and Mrs. Ella Edsall, all of LeRaysville; Mr. and Mrs. Guy Baker of Dushore; Mrs. Nancy Black and Miss Jennie Elliott of Towanda; E. A. Thompson and Mrs. Grace Bliss of Camptown.

Charles B. Titus was born September 15, 1852, in Herrick Township, Bradford County, Pa.  His parents were pioneers in the township, coming from the lower Hudson River district when the land was still wooded.  The original homestead was kept until 1902.  On October 18, 1875, the deceased married Jennie Elsie Arnold of Orwell township, an adjoining community.  They were married by the Rev. S. F. Brown, district superintendent of the Wyoming district, M. E. Church.  To them were born three children: Inez Mable, who died from the effects of burns at the age of four and a half years; Herbert Cook, only son, residing in Longview, Wash., and Helen Elsie, at whose home he resided.  Two sisters also survive, Mrs. Corwin T. Gross of Sinclairville, N. Y., and Mrs. Allen Palmer, of Cascade, Mont.  Five granddaughters also survive, Gertrude, Allene, Mildred, Doris and Barbara Titus, of Longview, Wash.  Almost the whole of Mr. Titus’ life was spent in Bradford County.  The greater share of his lifetime was spent in Pike township, but in 1916 he purchased the D. O. Hollen property in North Towanda township.  The family resided there until Mr. and Mrs. Titus reached their declining years, when they went to live with their daughter in Horseheads, N. Y.  The mother died in Horseheads May 8, 1929.  In August, 1931, Mr. Titus went to Oregon with his daughter and son-in-law, residing at Chemawa, Oregon.  Since August, 1933, he has been a resident of Salem.  During his entire life the deceased was active in local politics, community interests, church and Sunday School, and both Mr. and Mrs. Titus were gifted musically.  This talent was used by them to the fullest.  Charles Titus was a member of the North Towanda Methodist church, and the Chemawa Patrons of Husbandry at the time of his death.  The deceased enjoyed a life of rugged health, but near the end of the year just passed began to fail rapidly, passing away suddenly as he read his mail on January 16, 1934, at the home of his daughter at 2275 Laurel Avenue, Salem, Oregon.  Funeral services were held in Salem, Oregon, Friday, January 19.  Commitment will be made at the family plot in East Herrick cemetery, Bradford county, Pa., on January 30, 1934, at 3 p.m.

Receive Word Charles Titus Dies in Oregon
Women’s Club of St. Charles Church Will Discuss the Mass-Oakwood Woman’s Society to Hold Musical
Elmira Heights-A message was received here Monday telling of the death, January 16, of Charles B. Titus, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. D. B. Kleihege, in Salem, Oregon.  Mr. and Mrs. Kleihege and Mr. Titus are former Elmira Heights residents.  Mr. Titus was 81 years of age.  He was stricken the first of November, but had sufficiently recovered so as to be out on the lawn.  Death came while he was sitting in a chair reading the mail.  Funeral services were held in Salem, Jan. 19.  Burial will take place in two or three weeks at East Herrick, Bradford County, Pa.  Mr. and Mrs. Kleihege expect to accompany the body East.  Mrs. Kleihege was choir director at the Oakwood M. E. Church and Mr. Titus a member of the choir until their removal to Oregon, nearly three years ago.

Mrs. Harriet Sheeler died at 1:45 o’clock this morning at the home of Mrs. May Beckhorn, 103 South River Street from diseases incident to her advanced age.  She was 78 years of age.  The funeral will be held at 1 o’clock Sunday afternoon at Rogers & Millers undertaking rooms (penciled in over Rogers & Millers undertaking rooms is her daughters) in Sayre, the Rev. Ferris D. Cornell officiating and the interment will be made in the Sheshequin cemetery.  Penciled on obit Aug. 26, 1917.

Coroner M. C. Hunter Is Taken By Death
Well Known Physician and Surgeon Succumbs to Pneumonia After Brief Illness-
Funeral to be Held Tomorrow
Dr. Marcus C. Hunter, county coroner and well known practicing physician and surgeon in Sayre for more than 30 years, died at the People’s Co-operative hospital at 8:55 o’clock yesterday morning after a short illness of pneumonia.  Dr. Hunter was taken ill with grippe about ten days ago but continued to make calls for two or three days.  A week ago Saturday he made several calls although his fever at that time was 102.  Finally he was forced to go to bed and on Tuesday his condition became so bad that he was removed to the hospital.  Thursday night his condition became critical and although he rallied some Friday and Saturday, his death was not entirely unexpected.  Dr. Hunter was 60 years of age, having been born in South Montrose January 11, 1868, the son of John and Lydia Hunter.  He received his preparatory education in the Montrose high school and later was graduated form the Jefferson Medical College.  On his graduation he served a year as intern at the Robert Packer hospital under the late Dr. C. R. Ott and later became a member of Dr. Ott’s staff at that institution.  He entered private practice here about 1895, taking up his residence on Packer avenue which was his home until the time of his death.  He was one of the directors of the People’s hospital.  It has been said of Dr. Hunter that his religion consisted in doing what he could for his fellow men and it is known that much of his practice was among a class of people from whom he could expect no remuneration.  Dr. Hunter always took an interest in local politics and civic affairs and had served on both the borough council and the school board.  He was a member of Masonic bodies up to the Knights Templar and was an Odd Fellow and member of other fraternal organizations.  He is survived only by two aunts, Mrs. Nancy Conklin of Montrose and Mrs. Frances Conklin.  Penciled on obit May 27, 1928.

Well known Sayre Business Man succumbs After Long Illness
Daniel D. King, one of Sayre=s best known business men since 1905, died at his home, 508 South Keystone avenue at 10:45 o=clock yesterday morning following a long illness.
Funeral services will be held at the home at 2:30 o=clock Wednesday afternoon, the Rev. E.M. Beysher, pastor of the Sayre Lutheran church officiating.  Burial will be in Tioga Point cemetery.
Mr. King, who was 55 years of age, was born in Neuburg on the Rhine, Bavaria.  In 1889 he came to the United States, going first to Willaimsport, Pa.  He worked as a baker in several eastern cities as a baker in several eastern cities and in 1900 came to Sayre where he was employed in the baking business by Timothy Murray.  In 1905 he established King=s West Sayre bakery which he conducted up to the time of his death.
In failing health for the last five years, Mr. King gave up active work two years ago although he continued to direct his business.
He was alsways interested in civic affairs and served two terms as a governor of the Sayre Chamber of Commerce.  he was a member of the Sayre lodge of Elks, was an Odd Fellow and, until ill health prevented his attendance at the meetings, was an active Rotarian.
He is survived by his widow and two sisters, Mrs.Lena K. Foust of State College, Pa. and Miss Kathrine King of Germany.

November 28, 1926
George H. Glosenger
George H. Glosenger of Waverly R.D.1 died at his home yesterday.
He is survived by his widow, his father, Charles Glosenger; one son, Andrew of Sayre; one daughter, Mrs. Eva Conklin of Wilkes-Barre; three sisters, Mrs. Mable Rebcop of Carbondale, Pa.; Mrs. Netty Perry of Ariel, Pa., and Mrs. Pear Hurd of Gravity, Pa.
Funeral services will be held from the home of his son on Mille street, Sayre, at 2 o=clock Wednesday afternoon, the Rev. F.W. Connell officiating, and at 2:20 o=clock at the church of Christ. Burial will be in Tioga Point cemetery.

Oct. 31, 1926
Alonzo F. Wickizer
Alonzo F. Wickizer died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Fred C. Dixon at 706 Main street, Towanda, Friday, December 31, at 5:30 p.m. He had been in poor health for over a year but was only confined to his bed for a period of three weeks.
Mr. Wickizer was born in Rome township October 31, 1852, and the greater part of his life was spent in Bradford county.  he as a member of the Towanda Methodist church.
The survivors are his wife; two sons, William of Towanda and Burton of Duryea; one daughter, Mrs. Fred Dixon of Towanda; twobrothers, Jason of North Orwell and Fred of Hartford, Conn.
Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon, January 2, at the home of his daughter at 3 o=clock, with burial in Standing Stone cemetery.


 Mrs. Charles Bagley Has Fatal Stroke

Sayre, Jan. 8.--- Mrs. Charles Bagley, 92, died at her home on West street this morning at 2 o=clock following a stroke suffered Tuesday. Mrs. Bagley had not been in good health for some time.
She is survived by her husband.  The funeral will be held from the home Saturday afternoon at 4 o=clock.


Miss Carrie E. Blocher
Miss Carrie E. Blocher died on Wednesday morning, June 24, at the home of her brother, Roy L. Blocher, on Spring Hill after a ten day illness with pneumonia.
The funeral was held on Saturday afternoon at the same home, the services being conducted by Rev. Clarence Carmen of Endicott, assisted by Rev. E. A. Gillespie, of Vestal and Rev. C.H. Reynolds of town.
The pall bearers were her three brothers, Martin F., Roy L., of Spring Hill and Ackley E., of Yonkers, N.Y. and her brother-in-law, L.S. Tyler of Camptown. the unusually large attendance of friends and the abundance of flowers bore testimony to the esteem in which Miss Blocher was held. She is survived by three brothers and one sister, Mrs. L.S. Tyler of Camptown.
She was born February 18, 1871, in Wyalusing, in the building now used by the Odd Fellows.  Her father was Jacob Frederick Blocher and her mother, Lucretia Ann Ackley Blocher.  In 1888 the family moved to Spring Hill and the house now occupied by Martin F. Blocher beame the family home.  Miss. Blocher took a two years= course in nursing at the Philadelphia School for Nurses and for the past twenty years has followed that profession faithfully. Her consistent devotion to duty, her entire disregard for her own welfare, are too well known to need mention here.  No other woman will be so missed in this community as she.  ATo know her was to love her, to name her was to praise.@

Mrs. Lavina Wickizer
Mrs. Lavina Wickizer died at her home, 6 Lombard street, Saturday morning at 2:30 o=clock.  She is survived by six children: Mrs. R.J. Graham, of Herrickville; Mrs. Fred Vought, of Athens; Mrs. M.L. White of Towanda; Mrs. George Snyder, of Binghamton; Charles Wickizer, of Towanda and Perley Wickizer of Binghamton.
Prayer service will be held this Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 o=clock at the home of Mrs. M.L. White on Poplar street.  Further service will be held at 2:30 o=clock at the Wysox church.  Interment will be in the Wysox cemetery.

George Case Reeve
George Case Reeve died August 3, at his home in Herrick township, aged 89 years and five months. The deceased was highly a respected citizen. He moved to Herrick with his parents and sisters from Orange county, N.Y., when 17 years of age, and cleared land and built a house on the farm where he always lived.
 He married Maria Jane Squires, who preceded him to the great beyond a little over five years ago.  Unto them were born two children, who survive, John B. Reeve, of Union N.Y.  and Charles C. Reeve, at hom; also several grandchildren and two sisters: Mrs. Mary Platt of Herrickville and Mrs. Kate Squires of Waverly.
The funeral will be held from the late home Thursday afternoon at 2 o=clock and interment will be in he East Herrick cemetery.

Charles R. Secor, 67, died Thursday evening at his home, 109 Pleasant street following a prolonged illness.  He is survived by his wife, one son, Paul, one sister, Mrs. Catherine Keuhner of New York City, seven brothers: A.W. Secor of New York, Dr. J.C. Secor of Westfield, Pa., J.A. Secor of Binghamton, and James G.,  William and Jerry A. Secor of Lake Winola, Pa.
The funeral will be held from his late home Monday afternoon at 2:30 o=clock. Rev. H.M. Shepson and Rev. G.B. Gensemer will officiate and burial will be in Tioga Point cemetery.

Oct.. 22, 1925

Nancy Dodge Thompson
Nancy Dodge, wife of E.S. Thompson and a life long resident of this vicinity, died at her home in Camptown Thursday morning.  Although she had been in failing health for some time, death came rather suddenly from a heart attack.
She was born at Terrytown Aug. 4, 1849, the daughter of John Franklin Dodge and Melissa Elliott Dodge. On May 24, 1871, she was married to Ernest Seton Thompson, who with one daughter, Mrs. Grace Bliss, and one son, John Frank Thompson, both of Camptown survive her. She is also survived by one brother Dimock D. Dodge of Merryall. She is an aunt of Mrs. H.A. Bartlett of town.  Funeral services will be held from the family home at Campton Saturday at 2 o=clock. Interment at Camptown.

July 27, 1927
Wyalusing, July 9. C Charles McKee Canfield died at the age of 62 years on Wednesday night, July 1, at 6 o=clock, following a long illness of pernicious anemia.
He was born on August 24, 1862, in Pike township, the son of Chandler and Emily McKee Canfield and was the youngest but one of a family of six children.
On December 30, 1886, he married Lottie Goodell of Spring Hill, Pa., and to them were born three children: Eva, now married to J. Frank Thompson; Leland, who died in August, 1897, at the age of 3 years; and Lorena, now married to Clayton A. Oliver.
In 1890 he moved with his family to Spring Hill, here he resided until the spring of 1912 when he moved to Wyalusing where he lived until the time of his death.
In 1891 he united with the Methodist church of which he was a faithful member and an official for many years.
He was also a member of White Lily Lodge, No. 808, I.O.O.F., of Wyalusing.
He was one of the organizers of the Grange Natinal Bank of Laceyville and served as one of the directors for 15 years.
He was a devoted husband and father, a loyal friend and a citizen whose noble, upright life was a standard of emulation to all with whom he was associated.
 Funeral services were held at the family home on Marsh street, at 10:30 o=clock Saturday morning, July 4. Rev. Charles Reynolds of Wyalusing M.E. church officiated, assisted by the Rev. Clarence Carman of West Endicott, N.Y., a former pastor, and friend of the deceased.
The large gathering and the beautiful floral tributes bore silent testimony to the esteem in which Mr. Canfield was held.
Burial was in the Ackley cemetery at Spring Hill.
Those who survive are his widow, two daughters, mentioned above, and five grandsons and two sisters. Mrs. .L. Ellsworth of LeRaysville and Mrs. H.E. Van Glider of Rushville.
Among those from out of town who attended the funeral of Charles M. Canfield were Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Jones of Binghamton; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Griffin, of Elmira; Mr. and Mrs. O.L. Ellsworth of LeRaysville; Miss Eva M. Cobb of Topeka, Kansas; Rev. and Mrs. Clarence Carman of West Endicott; Mr. and Mrs. H.E. Van Gilder and Mr. and Mrs. H.G. Van Gilder of Rushville, Pa., Mrs. Emma Canfield and son George and daughter, Anna of LeRaysville; Mr. and Mrs. D.N. Warner and Mrs. Ella Cobb of Laceyville.


Schuyler Gregory, aged 88 years, died at his home on North Chemung street Friday afternoon after a three months= illness.
he is survived by his widow and two sons, Ephraim of Hampton Roads, and Horace at home, and several grand children and great grandchildren.
Mr. Gregory was a veteran of the Civil War and until his last illness, one of the most active members of Walter C. Hull Post of the G.A.R. of Waverly.
Mr. and Mrs. Gregorywere married in 1862 just before Mr. Gregory left for the front. They celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 1912.
The funeral will be held from the late home Monday at 2 p.m. Rev.  John.S. Compton of the Methodist Episcopal church will officiate and interment will be in the East Waverly cemetery.

July 29, 1926

Mrs. Lovina Wickizer

Mrs. Lovina Wickizer of Towanda passed peacefully away Saturday morning, September 4, at 3 o=clock at her home on Lombard street.  She was born in Herrick township July 28, 1850. In 1870, she was married to Stephen B. Wickizer and to them were born seven chilren of which the following survive: Mrs. R.J. Graham, of Herrickville; Mrs. Fred Vought, of Athens; Mrs. M.L. White of Towanda; Charles Wickizer, of Towanda; Perley Wickizer of Binghamton.  One sister, Mrs. W..S. Ford of Laceyville, also survives.  Funeral services were held this at the home of her daughter,  Mrs. M.L. White Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 7, at 2 o=clock.
The pall bearers were R.J. graham, Fred Vought, M.L. White, George Snyder, Leslie Graham and Fred Dixon.  Burial was in the Wysox cemetery.

Benjamin F. Horton, a resident of Sayre for more than 30 years, died at the home of his son Orrin at East Smithfield at 6:30 o=clock last evening at the age of 84 years.
He is survived by his widow; three songs, Orrin of East Smithfield, Horace of Sheshequin and Oliver of Olive street, Sayre; four brothers, Reuben, William, Edward and Asa, all of Sheshequin; one sister, Mrs. William Bidlack of Ulster; four grandsons and one granddaughter.
Funeral services will be hedl at the Church of Christ in West Sayre, Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o=clock, the Rev. Ewart Wyle officiating.  Burial will be in Tioga Point cemetery.
Mr. Horton, who was born in Sheshequin township, August 12, 1842, had lived in Bradford and Sullivan counties practically all his life.  He came to Sayre in 1887 and resided here until five years ago when he went to live with his son, Horace , in Sheshequin.
He was a charter member of the Church of Crhist and a member of Perkins post, G.A.R. of Athens, having served for a short time with a New York state regiment in the Civil War after having been discharged from the Pennsylvania National Guard in which he saw no active service.

John P. Smalser, aged 47, died from his home on South Keystone avenue at 7:15 o=clock this morning, after a period of ill health. Mr. Smalser had been retired for some time but was formerly employed in the Lehigh car shops, where he was popular with his fellow employes.
He was a member of the Methodist church and of the Brotherhood Sunday school class.
Mr. Smalser is survived by two sisters, Miss Margaret Smalser, with whom he resided, and Mrs. J.W. Peters of 520 Maple street, Sayre, and by several brothers and sisters at Lake Winola.
A prayer service will be held at the home Friday morning at 8:45 o=clock and the body will be taken to Tunkhannock on train number eight. The funeral will be held at lake Winola at 2 o=clock Friday afternoon. Burial will be at Lake Winola.

Mrs. Margaret M. Teachman, aged 87 years, died at her home on Orange street at 2 a.m. yesterday.  Mrs. Teachman played cards Monday evening with some friends who spent the evening at her home and retired feeling as well as usual. She has been suffering with heart trouble for some time and shortly after midnight she called to her daughter, Mrs. Albert Graham, who rsided with her mother, saying that she was feeling ill. She died shortly after 2 o=clock.
Her daughter, Mrs. Graham is the only member of the immediate family surviving. Her husband, P. Teachman who has been dead for about eight years, was engaged in the meat business in Waverly for many years, under the firm name of Teachman and Newell and the family is one of the oldest in this vicinity.
The funeral will be held from the late home Friday at 2 p.m. Rev. W.H. Dallman will officiate and interment will be in Forest Home cemetery.

May 16, 1926