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Tri County Clippings- Troy Gazette Register 1914 - 1916 - Yesterday's News

Typed by Pat MOTT Gobea, Elaine Frey
These clippings from ancient and fragile newspapers stored above the Troy Gazette-Register office are being typed by Tri-County volunteers for presentation on site. Primarily we are preserving the neighborhood news columns and the obituary, marriage and birth information included in them. I intend also to include articles that show the influences on the lives and attitudes of our local populations at the time, and I will also illustrate the individual pages with ads from the era. Nothing is more revealing of lifestyle than the goods and services available.
The TGR covers the area of all townships surrounding Troy and many neighborhoods have a local column submitted, but not necessarily every week or even every year.
Our thanks goes to the staff of the Troy Gazette-Register for giving us access to this valuable old news so that we can share it with you. There is no better way to understand the culture and customs of our old communities than by sifting through these clippings.  Even the names of some of these old communities have ceased to exist in today's world, but we have them captured and preserved here.  If you do not have the time to enjoy the luxury of sifting through clippings, these will be included in the Search Engine which you can reach from the "Front Door" of the Tri-County Genealogy & History sites by Joyce M. Tice. 
Troy Gazette – Register
Troy, Bradford County, PA
Joyce's Search Tip - August 2008 
Do You Know that you can search just the 239 pages of Troy Gazette-Register Clippings on the site by using the TGR Clippings button in the Partitioned search engine at the bottom of the Current What's New Page
You'll also find obituary and other newspaper clippings using the three county-level Obits by Cemetery buttons and the general Clippings Button. Additional clippings can be found in the Birth, Marriage, and some other partitions. 

There is much of this year of papers missing.

Volume LI, #10, Friday, March 13, 1914

George Ward has been visiting his daughter, Mrs. Etha Barrett …. Of Gillett. (Paper gone)

Volume LI, #41, Friday, October 16, 1914

Phil and Lynn Inman went to Sayre Sunday to see their sister, Cora who is recovering from surgery.

Mrs. Jennie Inman visited her mother, Mrs. Will Mason of Ridge Road Sunday.

Miss Kate Mandeville has gone to Rochester to visit her sister, Mrs. Luanna Stevens.

Volume LI, #48, Friday, Dec. 4, 1914

Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Chace entertained Thanksgiving Mr. and Mrs. John Chase and sons, William and Merle and Mr. and Mrs. Will Pettingill and children, Jerome, Elizabeth and Hildred.


Troy Gazette-Register
Troy, Bradford Co., PA

Volume LII, # 12, Friday, March 26, 1915

Mrs. John Balmer is at Miller’s Pond with her mother, Mrs. Guy May who is very ill.

Mrs. Jennie Inman was called to see her mother, Mrs. Will Mason, who is seriously ill with grip.

Volume LII, #20, Friday, May 21, 1915

Mr. and Mrs. John Brackman and daughters, Myrtle and Nellie of Troy were calling in this place Monday.

John Horton of Elmira, was a guest at the home of his mother, Mrs. Huldah Utter.

Mr. and Mrs. George Wilson and sons, Clarence and Nelson were in Elmira, Saturday.

Mrs. Jennie Inman and son, Merle have been ill with grip, but are better.

Volume LII, #23, Friday, June 11, 1915

Mrs. Eva Griswold and son, Lemuel are spending a few days with her father.

Volume LII, #28, Friday, July 16, 1915

Mrs. Kitt Kline and daughter, Elda spent a part of last week with Mrs. Will Berry.

Mrs. Katharine Winslow and son Herbert were in Elmira, Wednesday.

Volume LII, #32, Friday, August 13, 1915

Mr. Winfield Harford, wife and son, Stanley of New York City, are guests of his brother, Lewis in this place.

Mrs. Emma Andrus and daughter, Louisa of Gillett, called on Mrs. Bessie Ameigh Wednesday.

Mrs. Huldah Utter and children, Mary and Andrew Horton, attended the funeral of Mrs. Utter’s daughter, Mrs. Annie Porter at Muncy Valley Friday.

Mr. and Mrs. William Chase, Mr. and Mrs. John Chase and children, William and Merle were called to Garrison Hill Sunday by the serious illness of Charley Chase.

Volume LII, #35, Friday, September 3, 1915

Ed Harford of Waverly, has been helping his brother, Lewis, in this place for a few days.

Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Inman started Wednesday night on a trip to Rulo, Neb., to visit their daughter, Mrs. Cora Lewis and will also visit a brother and other relatives in Iowa.

Volume LII, #39, Friday, October 1, 1915

Mr. and Mrs. Will Mason of Ridge Road, and mother, Mrs. Henry Mason of Fassett, visited Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Inman Friday.

Mrs. Annie Ameigh and granddaughter, Elizabeth of Gillett and George Ameigh and children, Lorena and Leslie of West of Dunning, were Sunday guests at Fred Ameigh’s.

Volume LII, #40, Friday, October 8, 1915

Mr. and Mrs. Chet Wilcox of South Mountain, N. Y., visited at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Bessie Ameigh Tuesday.

Volume LII, #42, Friday, October 22, 1915

Miss Elizabeth Joralemon is helping her grandmother, Mrs. Elizabeth Chase.

Miss Ida Wilcox of South Mountain, N. Y., visited her sister, Mrs. Bessie Ameigh Monday.

Volume LII, #45, Friday, November 12, 1915

Mrs. Annie Hicks and children, Georgianna and Lawrence of Springfield visited at George Wilson’s Tuesday.

Volume LII, #46, Friday, November 19, 1915

Mr. and Mrs. John H. Chase and daughter, Lucy and Miss Black, attended a reception Wednesday evening for Mr. and Mrs. Bert May at their home at Bentley Creek.

Mrs. Prudence VanScoy of Colorado Springs, is staying with her daughter, Mrs. Mary Inman.

Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Chase spent Sunday at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Eva Griswold at Gillett.

Mrs. Annie Ameigh and Miss Elizabeth and Mr. and Mrs. Will Wheeler and daughters, Annalee and Mildred all of Gillett, were Sunday guests at Fred Ameigh’s.

December 1915 issues missing




Volume LIII – Number 10 – Thursday – March 9, 1916

Miss Hildred Joralemon is a week end guest at W. P. Chase’s.

Mrs. Eva Griswold, Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Cease and Mahlon Ameigh all of this place were calling at Bentley Creek Thursday.

Miss Alice Griswold of Gillett, visited in this place Friday and Saturday and Mrs. Eva Griswold and son, Lemuel on Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. John Lattimer have moved from the Pitt farm to their farm in Roaring Run.  Horace Andrus and family of Gillett have moved on the Pitt place.

L. N. Wood and family have moved upon the Lewis place.  Elmer Mott and mother have gone over in Wells.

James Burnham was in Troy Thursday afternoon.  Daniel Chase was in Elmira Friday.



Volume LIII – Number 19 – Thursday – May 11, 1916

Mrs. Minnie Hagerman and two daughters of Elmira were over Sunday guests of her mother, Mrs. Phebe Harkness.

Mrs. Jennie Robinson who has been visiting at the home of her brother, Edgar Berry returned to her home at Athens Monday of last week.

Mrs. Randall Gordon of Elmira has been visiting at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Scott Furman.  Mrs. Furman went home with her mother on Tuesday.

Mrs. Jennie Inman and son, Merle went to Elmira Sunday to see Mrs. InMan’s mother, Mrs. Will Mason who is ill with rheumatism.

Jud Hall is working at William Chase’s.

Mr. and Mrs. Charley Chase were visiting at William Chase’s and Crayton Cease’s Monday.

Mrs. Hazel Ryan and son Willaim and Mrs. Alida Connelly of Elmira, were guests at L. J. Ceace’s Saturday.

Daniel Chase is framing a barn for Gus Morse.

Miss Thelma Newell of Gillett, is helping Mrs. Katie Winslow.

Miss Mary Horton of Gillett is working for Mrs. Frank Wilson

Mrs. Marion Osborn is ill.