Sunday, May 26, 2013
PORTLAND TRANSCRIPT, July 10, 1869
In this city June 29th William H. Sanborn and Georgie A. Crockett, both
In this city July 1st, George Curtis of Bowdoinham and Mary A. Heldelberg,
In this city June 29th, Elvin C. Swett and Miss Elvira Leighton, both of
In Boothbay June 27th by Wilmot Lewis II, Esq., Alden B. Barter and
Miss Mary J. Giles, both of Boothbay.
In Frankfort, Maine, June 24th, William P. Whitehouse, Esq., of Augusta
and Eva Maria Treat, of Frankfort.
In Vienna, Maine, June 20th, Asa R. Moore and Mill Vill Ladd.
In South Windsor, June 16th, Moses J. Donnell of Pittston and Ann
E. Bryant, of Windsor.
In Belgrade June 6th Hiram Ellis of Augusta and Ella R. Ellis, of Belgrade.
In Bowdoinham June 24th Mulvy Partridge of Woolwich, and Miss Susan W.
Curtis of Bowdoinham.
In Hebron June 19th, Lafayette Starbird and Malvina J. Young.
In Hebron June 20th, Eleazer Snell of Buckfield and Cyrena Decoster,
In Newry June 20th, George Crooker and Mary G. Smith.
In Lock Haven, Pennsylvania June 24th, by Rev. George W. Shinn,
Alonzo M. Millett and Miss Georgie Short, both of Portland.
In Hallowell June 8th, Nathaniel L. Francis, of Rutland (Vt?) and Julia
P. French of Chelsea (Mass?)
In Brunswick June 27th, George T. Pratt and Miss Jennie Noyes,
both of Yarmouth.
In Hallowell June 24th, George H. Woodard of Gardiner and May
Lizzie Niles of Hallowell.
In Kennebunkport, William W. Buzzell and Abba Plummer.
In Orono June 24th, Mr. David G. Stone and Nancy W. Welch, both
of Perkins Plantation.
In Livermore Falls June 5th David Stone and Nancy A. Welch, both
In Livermore Falls June 24th, Horace A. Briggs of Minot, and Laura M.
Nason of Livermore Falls.
In Gardiner June 27th, Nathan P Lyon, Esq., of Augusta and Celimena
Mains, of Gardiner.
In Farmington June 26th, George A. Stewart and Nellie A. Harvey, both
In Machias June 12th, Martin Foss of Marshfield, and Evelyn C. Seavey
In Rockland June 27th, George Bond and Martha E. Huntley.
In Skowhegan June 27th, Samuel E. Smith and Joana P. Perkins, both
In Boston June 27th, Philip W. Remick and Cora W. Niles, of Topham.
In Lewiston June 29th, Albert P. Hardy of Lewiston and Mary B.
Ladd of. Abbott.
In Lewiston June 29th, Chris G. Atkinson of Old Town, and Eliza
E. Huntington of Lewiston.
In Fayett June 30th, Seth W. Johnson and Augusta C. Gile.
In this city June 30th, Dana L., son of Mary E. and A. Ames, both of
In this city June 29th, Mrs. Mary E. Smith, aged 37.
In South Paris, Me., Mrs. Nancy P. Hill, aged 50.
In Poland, Me., June 24th, Mrs. Wealthy Schellenger, aged 79.
In Farmington June 19th, Nathan S. Davis, aged 69.
In East Wilton June 22nd., Mrs. Sophia Burbank aged 45.
In East Machias May 15th, Mrs. Margaret Greenwood aged 80.
In Saccarappa June 23rd, Mrs. Mary F. Goold, (sic) aged 28.
In Augusta June 28th, Mrs. Jane C. Tibbets aged 54.
In Pittston June 18th, Enoch Hollis aged 75.
In Bancroft June 13th, Mrs. Mary Pomeroy aged 90.
In Mechanic Falls June 23rd, Mr. F. A. Duran aged 32.
In Poland, Me., June 14th, Mrs. Filena A. Bradeen aged 23.
In Eastport June 20th, Elijah Harrington aged 82.
In Sanford June 21st., Jacob Stanley aged 84.
In Lyman June 17th, Miss Bessie A. Trip aged 27.
In Bath June 24th, James Dolan aged 48.
In South Berwick 20th, Daniel Smith aged 62.
In Brownfield June 7th, Ezra H. Meserve aged 72.
In Temple June 18th, Phineas Parker aged 65.
In Auburn June 29th, Mrs. Betsey Davis aged 78.
In Kingfield June 11th, William Dagget aged 61.
In Thomaston June 25th, Honorable Atwood Levensaler aged 70.
In Bowdoin June 23rd, Daniel Carter, aged 46.
In Thomaston June 27th, Major David N. Piper aged 73.
In Thomaston June 19th, William Moody.
In Warren June 16th Job Spear aged 69.
In Bangor July 1st, Charles E. Parker aged 36.
In Clinton June 12th, Jonas D. Burrill, Esq., aged 76.
Frank Merrill, silver plater, was very seriously injured by the accidental
discharge of his gun on the islands last Friday; one half of the jaw was shot away
and his face terribly lacerated, but the chances are in favor of his recovery, though
We have received an appreciative obituary notice of Mrs. S. A. E., wife
of Mr. C. P. Beckett from one of the many friends to whom her memory
An insane man named William Johnson was taken charge of by the police
last week; he says he is sent by the Savior to redeem the world, and is on a
mission to save sinners.
A young lady named Elizabeth Coffin, from Prince Edward's Island, who
has served as a domestic in the family to Mr. Lowell, on Elm Street, and also
in the family of the editor of this paper, was arrested last week for larceny and
and a large number of articles belonging to both families, found in her possession;
clothing, jewelry, groceries and money were among the articles stolen, and she
so managed that the larcenies extended through a periods of several months, she
was not suspected till just before the arrest
The Bowdoin Class of 1844 celebrates its 25th Anniversary at the coming
commencement. Among the member are Judge Godard, of the Superior Court,
Honorable Josiah L. Pickard, Superintendent of Schools of Chicago, Honorable
D. R. Hastings of Fryeburg, General Samuel J. Anderson and Henry P. Deane,
Esq., of Portland, Honorable H. J. Herrick of Lawrence, Mass., General William
Wirt Virgin of Norway, Me., and Honorable H. K. Bradbury of Hollis.
David A. Bradley was found dead in his bed at the Oxford House, Fryeburg,
on the 28th ult., and an examination showed his death to be the result of an
A lad named James Brown was instantly killed at Auburn last week by falling
three stories in attempting to slide down the bannisters of the school house.
Alexander Hughes of Hodgdon on the 25th ult., was upset with a load of
clapboards, which fell upon him, causing instant death.
Colonel Alfred E. Buck formerly of Hallowell, has been nominated for
Congress by the republican on the 1st Alabama district.
F. W. Bickford escaped from Alfred jail last week and a reward is offered for
Messrs. H. M. & B. Hall, of Ellsworth ship $1000 worth of lumber per day.
Mr. Herrin of Houlton has sold a colt to a New York gentleman for $2,000.
Mr. Sinclair of Lisbon attempted suicide quite deliberately a few days ago.
He shot himself in the head with a pistol before a mirror in order to be sure
of his aim. But he was surprised to find himself alive, the ball hitting his skull,
and glancing upward. He was unwell, despaired of recovery and this was the
cause of the rash and unsuccessful attempt. He received only a scalp wound.
Several aged people who were among the earliest settlers of Belmont have
died recently. Mrs. Rachel Belcher, aged 92; Mrs. Sarah Elms aged 83; Mr.
Joseph Dunton aged 67. All have lived in one school district and died within
five days of each other.
The house and store of T. J. Merchant of Damariscotta were burned on the
27th ult. Loss $10,000 or more; no insurance.
A monument to the late Dr. Ezekiel Holmes of Winthrop is not being made
of Hallowell granite.
William Russell of Farmington, a young man of 17 years is missing since
Sunday last week.
On Sunday last Mr. Lane, of Readfield went in bathing with a little girl and
both were drowned. The same day a child of Isaac Perkins of East Winthrop
Rev. N. J. Wheeler, pastor of the Baptist church at Skowhegan has tended his
J. P. Greenough recently killed an otter 5 1/2 feet in length at New Sharon.
A rigger named James Silver fell into the hold of the new ship Pacific on the
1st , and was fatally injured, his skull being badly fractured.
Miss Maria Johnson for more than twenty-five years matron of the Insane
Hospital at Augusta, has resigned her position on account of failing health.