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1872 Newspaper Look-ups
The St. John's North Star


Sat. Oct 5, 1872


At Hearts Content, on the 29th ult., the wife of E. WEEDON, Esq., of a daughter.


TEMPLEMANN - CUFF - At the Weleyan Parsonage, on Wednesday, 25th inst., by the Rev. George S. MILLIGAN, M.A., Mr George TEMPLEMANN of Bonavista, to Miss Mary Ann CUFF, of the same place.

VERGE - WITTEN (I think that this was misspelled and should be WHITTEN) - At St. Mary's Church, South Side, on the 2nd. inst., by the Rev. Mr. BOTWOOD, Incumbant, Mr. Benjamin VERGE, of Trinity, Newfoundland, to Miss Mary Ann WITTEN of St. John's.

GRUBERT -GRAHAM - At Harbor Grace, on the 1st. inst., at the cathedral, by the Rev. D. FALCONIA, Mr. John GRUBERT, to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of the late Mr. Joseph GRAHAM.


On Thursday evening, after a brief illness, Cornelius GLINN, Shipwright, aged 63 years.

On Tuesday morning, 1st inst., Anastatia, third daughter of the late John BLUNDON, Esq., aged 21 years.

On Wednesday evening, 3rd inst., after a brief illness, Mary Ashton EALES, beloved wife of Mr. John EALES, aged 72 years.

At Halifax, N. S., on the 19th inst., George Gilbert, infant son of William and Francis VINCENT, aged 15 months.

At the same place, on the 17th inst., Mrs. Susan BAKER, a native of this city.

At the same place, on the 15th inst., Mr. William NOEL, a native of Harbor Grace, Newfoundland.

At the same place on the 11th inst., Catherine, relict of the late James MALRONEY, a native of Graig Namana, County Kilkenny, Ireland, aged 65 years.

At his residence, North Side Queen Square, Charlottetown, P. E. Island, on Tuesday, 18th Sept. John ELLIS, Esq., of Devonshire england, and late of this city, aged 65 years.

Sat. Oct. 26, 1872


On the 23rd inst., at the residence of Miss STEER, Rennie's Mill Road, the wife of Lieut. J. G. BOULTON, R.N., Admiralty Survey, of a son, prematurely.


At Bay Roberts, on the 9th inst., by the Rav. William SHEARS, Thomas CALPIN, Esq., of that place, to Carolina, third daughter of Mr. John YOUNG, Island Cove.

At Brigus, On Sunday the 13th inst., by the rev. James CUMMINS, Michael FREEMAN, Esq., to Bridget, relict of the late Patrick SHEEHAN, both of Brigus, north.

On the 11th inst., by the Rev. George S. MILLIGAN, M.A., Mr. Thomas MORTON, of Burin, to Miss Susanna FACEY of this city.

By the same on the 19th inst., in the Wesleyan Church, Mr. James BRYANT, of New Perlican, to Mrs. Sarah SOOLEY, of Heart's Delight.


On Tuesday morning, Geoffrey MORRIS, aged 58 years.

Last evening, Mrs. Susanna HARVEY, the beloved mother of W. G. PICKARD.

On Sunday, the 10th inst., Mary O'BRIEN, aged 60 years, relict of the late Mr. Edward PHELAN.

At Halifax, on the 25th Sept., Alice Randal, widow of the late John BREMNER, aged 90 years, a native of Yarmouth, N. S.

Sat. Nov. 2, 1872


On Tuesday morning, 29th inst., the wife of Rev. T. HALL of a son.

On Friday, the 25th inst., Mrs. J. T. BENDLE of a daughter.


At the Wesleyan Church, on Wednesday, 30th ult., by the Rev George S. MULLIGAN, M.A., Mr. Albert WILSHIRE, to Miss Jane SHANA.

At the same place, on Wednesday evening, 30th ult., by the same, Mr. Thomas Widdicomb SPRY, merchant, to Miss Agnes Laurie CORRAN.

At the Parsonage, on the same evening, by the same, Mr. Samuel EARLE to Miss Tryphena HUSSEY.

At the house of the brides father, on Thursday evening, 31st ult., by the same, Mr. Richard NEWMAN, of Twillingate, to Susanna Francis, eldest daughter of Mr. George W. LUSCOMB.

At the Wesleyan Church, Pouch Cove, on Thursday 17th inst., by the Rev. Thos. Whitfield ATKINSON, Mr. Solomon HUDSON of Blackhead, to Miss Mary Jane HUDSON of Pouch Cove.

On the 10th inst., at St. Lukes Cathedral, Halifax, by the Lord Bishop of Nova Scotia, assisted by the very Rev. the Dean, the Rev. Herbert MATHER, M.A., to Anna, daughter of the late Hon. M. B. ALMON.

At the St. James Church, Pictou, N. S., on Tuesday the 22nd inst., by the Rev. David C. MOORE, Rector, assisted by the Rev. William PILOT, Vice Principal of the College, St. John's, N. F., William Vallance WHITEWAY, Esq., Q. C., of St. John's, N. F., to Catherine A., third daughter of William H. DAVIES, Esq., of Pictou, N. S.

At Battle Harbor, by W. B. BENDELL, Esq., Capt. John DALTON of Exploits, Burnt Island, to Dorcas TAYLOR, of Mosquito.

October 24th, by the Rev. George S. MULLIGAN, M.A., Mr. Isaac Wm. DONALDSON, of St. John's, to Miss Eliza Anne FURBER, of Rhyl, Wales.


At Brooklyn, on the 5th inst., after an illness of three years, Charlotte, the beloved wife of Mr. William De Grave BURTON.

At his residence, Bird Island Cove, on Sunday, 20th inst., Robert TILLEY, Esq., aged 47 years. Mr. TILLEY was a native of Bonavista, and was very much esteemed for his amiable qualities and upright character.

At Quidi Vidi, on Thursday last, Mr. John Horward, on the 74(6?)th year of his age.

At Bay Roberts, on the 25 inst., Jessie Matilda, second daughter of the late Mr. John D. GARLAND, aged 15(6?) years and 8 months.

Sat. Nov. 16, 1872


On Thursday morning last, the wife of Mr. Richard BOGGAN, of a son.

On Saturday morning last, the wife of Mr. R. H. EARLE of a daughter.


On Sunday, October 6th, at Harbor Briton, by the Rt. Rev. Dr. POWER, assisted by the Rev. Fathers BRENNAM and CLARK, Richard Arthur Patrick CROSS, to Sarah Cecilia, third daughter of Mr. James ORGAN, of Gualtois.

At Port Mulgrave, N. S., on Tuesday, November 5th, by the Rev. J. Tremaine, Mr. William Edward Earle, of the New York, Newfoundland and London Telegraph Company, to E. Primrose, daughter of J. B. Hadley, Esq.

Also, at same place and same time, by the same, Mr. William P. TRITES, of the same Company, to Rachel, also daughter of Mr. HADLEY.

October 12, at the parish church, Dawlish, William Rayne BEST, to Jane Townsend TROBRIDGE, both of Exeter.

On Friday, 1st inst., by the Rev. M. HARVEY, Mr. Henry HAWKINS, to Mary Anne HALL.

On Saturday, by the Rev. Dr. DOYLE, Capt. Michael DWYER of Carbonear, to Elizabeth Jane, eldest daughter of Mr. George HATTON.

On Saturday last, by the Rev. John SCOTT. Mr. Wm. SAVON, to Mary, second daughter of Mr. Martin DWYER, of Belleisle, Conception Bay.

At Montreal, on the 8th October, at Grace Church, Point St. Charles, by the Rev. S. BELCHER, Mr. John McNABB, Conductor of G. T. R., youngest son of Daniel McNABB, formerly of Locadia Post Office, to Selina, eldest daughter of Mr. Frederick LANG, formerly of St. John's, Newfoundland.


On Sunday evening, 3rd inst., after a short illness, Harriet Theresa, wife of Mr. Thomas GALE, aged 29 years.

On Wednesday morning after a short illness, Miss Elizabeth SHAMBLER, aged 40 years.

On Thursday evening last, after a long illness, Mr. John STAFFORD, aged 79 years, 60 of which he spent in this country.

At Carbonear, on the 28th, October, after a short illness, Margaret, second daughter of Mr. James KEOUGH, aged 17 years.

At Harbor Grace, on Tuesday evening, after a protracted illness, much and deservedly regretted, William GORDON, Esq., aged 37 years. The deceased was a native of Reschccarty, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

At the same place, on the 2nd inst., John, second son of the late Mr. William ADAMS, aged 19 years.

At Brooklyn, N. G., on the 26th October last, Margaret, widow of the late Mr. John McWILLIAM, beloved by all who knew her.

At King's Cove, on the 27th September, Mr. George CONNELLY, a native of the County Waterford, Ireland, aged 60 years.

On Sunday last, after a long illness, Jane, the beloved wife of Mr. John ANGEL, aged 22 years.

Sat. Nov. 23, 1872


On 1st November inst., at Dinmore, Hereford, Mrs. Charles Anthony jun., of a daughter.


At St. John's Cathedral, on Wednesday, the 18th inst., by the Rev. G. M. Johnson, Mr. James F. Horwill of Exeter, Devon, to Maria, third daughter of the late Mr. William Horwood, of South Molton, Devon.

At Greenspond, on the 12th inst., at the Wesleyan Church, by the Rev. S. Matthews, Mr. Elijah Burry, son of Thomas Burry, to Mary, daughter of Mr. Benjamin Barber, of Pinchard's Island.

By the same, Mr. James Bishop, of Swain's Island, to Eliza, daughter of Mr. John Tiller, same place.

On the 14th inst., at St. Stephen's Church, Greenspond, by the Rev. John Cragg, Mr. Stanley Carter, eldest son of Thomas Carter, Esq., Newell's Island, to Sarah Ann, daughter of Mr. John Gibbons.

By the same, Mr. Edward Hawkins, to Margaret, daughter of Mr. Samuel Saunders, both of the same place.

On the 12th inst., at the residence of the bride's mother, Catalina, by the Rev. Wm. Veitch, James F. Merchant, of Bonavista, son of the late Valentine Merchant, to Margaret Gertrude, eldest daughter of the late William Walsh, of Catalina.

At St. John's, on Thursday evening, the 14th inst., by the Rev. Thomas McGrath, Mr. Thomas Ryan, to Miss Norah Costigan, both of St. John's.

At Harbor Main, on Sunday, the 3rd inst., at the Church, by the Rev. Patrick O'Donnell, C. C., Charles Furey, Esq., J. P., to Bridget, eldest daughter of Mr. Peter Hannon, Planter, of the above place.


At Harbor Grace on the 9th instant, Mr. Robert Holden, aged 67 years, eldest son of the late Henry G. Clow, Esq., barrister-at-law.

At St. John's on Saturday evening last, after a very short illness, Mr. William Barnes, an old and respectable inhabitant of this city, aged 77 years.

At Pool's Island, on the 12th instant, Mr. William Murch, aged 79 years.

At St. John's, November 15th , Gertrude Mary, second daughter of James Gerve Conroy, Esq., aged 11 months.

At Great St. Lawrence on the 7th inst., aged 48 years, Mr. Edward Kellegrew, school master in the service of the Colonial and Continental Church Society in this country for a period 26 years. For the last 4 years, he conducted all the Church of England service on Sabbath days, and by his Christian labor, example and teaching, much improved the condition of the people there. He has passed away much regretted by his mourning family, and friends.

Sat. Dec. 14, 1872


At Ferryland, on the 20th inst., the wife of Mr. Richard H. White, of a son.

On Monday last, the 25th inst., Mrs. Thomas Bearns, of a daughter.

On Saturday, November 30th, Mrs. T. W. Salter, of a son.


At the Parsonage, by the Rev. George S. Milligan, M. A., on Thursday 7th inst. Mr. Adam Dane, of Fox Harbour, to Miss Jessie Trapnell, of St. John's.

On the 10th inst., by the same, Mr. Alfred Chafe, to Miss Louisa Pearce.

By the same, on the 26th inst., Mr. Isaac Butler, to Miss Anne Butler, both of Kelligrews.

At St. Mary's Church, Heart's Content, on Wednesday, the 13th inst., by the Rev. G. Gardner, Incumbent, brother of the bride; George Unicume, Esq., late of Beckenham, Kent, to Emma, eldest daughter of the late James Gardner, Esq.

On Thursday the 21st inst., by Rev. M. Harvey, Mr. Edward Skinner, to Miss Elizabeth Ann Hughes, youngest daughter of Mr. Thomas Hughes.

On Thursday, 21st inst., at Fort William, by the Rev. T. Hall, Mr. John Butler, to Miss Naomi Gifford, both of Port-de-Grave, Conception Bay.

On Saturday, 23rd inst., at Fort William, by the Rev. T. Hall, Mr. William Lush, to Miss Jane Daniel, both of this city.

At Fort William, the 29th November, by the Rev. T. Hall, Mr. William Pike, of Brigus, to Miss Elizabeth Armstrong, Port-de-Grave.

At Harbor Main, on Sunday the 3rd inst., by the Rev. Patrick O'Donnell, C. C., Charles Furey, Esq., J. P., to Bridget, eldest daughter of Mr. Peter Hannen, Planter, of the above place.

On Thursday evening last, at the residence of the bride's father, by the Rev. T. McGrath, Mr. Patrick Buckmaster, of Tellow, County Waterford, to Kate, fourth daughter of Mr. Philip St. John, Waterford Bridge.

At the Wesleyan Parsonage, Nov 27th , by the Rev. George S. Milligan, M. A., Mr. Moses King, to Miss Catherine Howitt.

At Catalina, on the 27th ult., by the Rev. William Veitch, Mr. Joseph Guy of that place, to Juliana, youngest daughter of Mr. Michael Gould of Carbonear.

On the 25th ult., at the Roman Catholic Church, St. Lawrence, by the Rev. Wm. P. B. Doutney, Capt. John Walsh, of Lamaline, to Emily, second daughter of Mr. Wm. Fitzpatrick, Planter, St. Lawrence.

At St. Paul's Church, Haror Grace, on Sunday the 1st inst., by the Rev. Bertram Jones, Mr. Henry Taylor, of Moreton's Harbor, to Ann Eliza, third daughter of the late Captain Nathaniel Davis, of this town.

At St. Mark's, Bareneed, on the 3rd inst. By the father of the bride, assisted by the Rev. Wm. C. Shears, William M. H. Warren, Esq., to Jessie Sophia, daughter of the Rev. J. C. Harvey, Rural Dean of Conception Bay.

On the 4th inst., at St. Paul's Church, Harbor Grace, by the Rev. Bertram Jones, assisted by the Rev. S.(?) M. Noel, Mr. Thos. H. Gaden, of H. M. Customs, to Margaret Eliza, youngest daughter of the late G. C. Gaden, Esq., Sheriff of the Northern District.

At Carbonear, on Tuesday the 5th inst., by the Rev. C. Comben, Mr. William S. Canning, of St. John's, to Louisa S., second daughter of Capt. William H. Penney, of Carbonear.

By the same, on the 9th inst., Mr. Philip Curlew, to Miss Mary Ann Roberts.

At the Wesleyan Parsonage, Harbor Grace, on Wednesday last, by the Rev. C. Ladner, Mr. Peter Murray, of Adam's Cove, to Miss Elizabeth Wiseman, of that town.

By the same, on same day, Mr. Ambrose Nicholas, to Miss Naomi Courage, both of that town.

On the 11th inst., at Fort William, by the Rev. T. Hall, Mr. Albert Barnes, to Miss Jemima Dale, both of this city.


On Friday evening last, after a long and painful illness, Mary, the beloved wife of Michael Tobin, aged 31 years.

At New Jersey, U.S., in June last, Robert George Bayly Pack, second son of Stephen O. Pack, Esq., in his 34th year. The deceased, who was in employ of the National Storage Co., at the above place, accidentally fell overboard at Pier No. 2, North River, from the board Float, No. 1 used for crossing cars from Liberty street.

At Brigus, on the 24th ult., after an illness of only a few days, Providence, aged 73 years, relict of the late George Spooner.

At Harbor Grace, on Monday evening last, after a lingering illness, Mr. William French, aged 97 years.

At Thoroughfare, Random, Trinity Bay, on the 30th October, Mr. Thomas Mills, late of Old Perlican, aged 66 years.

At East Boston, U. S., on the 4th ultimo, Mr. Charles Leonard Frazer, formerly of Newfoundland, aged 43 years.

At Charlottetown, P.E.I., on the 7th Nov., after a short illness, Watson Duchemin, an old and respectable inhabitant of that place, aged 72 years. Deceased was a brother of the late P. Duchemin, of this place.

At Bonavista, Nov. 20th , after a long illness, Ann Mifflin Hunt, the beloved wife of Mr. Samuel Rowsell, aged 28 years.

Sat. Dec. 21, 1872


On Sunday last, Mr. Walter Carrigan, a native of Killusty, County Tipperary, Ireland, aged 74 years, 55 of which he spent in this country.

On Tuesday evening last, very suddenly, in the 40th year of his age, Mr. John Full, a native of Catalonia, Spain, aged 38 years.

Sat. Dec. 28, 1872


On Sunday morning, the 22nd inst., the wife of Mr. Henry EARLE, British Square, of a son.


REDSTONE - FLEET - At the Parsonage, on the 22nd inst., by the Rev. George S. MILLIGAN, M.A., Mr. George REDSTONE, to Miss Lucy FLEET.

PIPPY - MOULTON - At the Wesleyan Church, Pouch Cove, by the Rev. Thomas W. ATKINSON, Mr. Levi PIPPY, youngest son of Mr. Wm. PIPPY, to Miss Jessie, eldest daughter of Mr. Samuel MOULTON, all of Pouch Cove.


On the 24th inst., after a long and painful illness, Margaret, youngest daughter of Mr. John Higgins, aged 18 years. (New York papers please copy.)

On the 24th inst., after a short illness, Margaret, eldest daughter of Mr. William WILLIAMS of Bay Bulls, and beloved wife of Mr. Thomas FURLONG, aged 21 years.

On the same day, aged 20 years, deeply regretted, Richard, only son of the late John WARD, of Northern Bay, and nephew of the very Rev. Bernard DUFFY, P. P., of Brigus.

On Christmas morning, Lucinda DeWOLF, youngest daughter of the late George BURTON, Esq., aged 56 years.

On the 23rd inst., Jane Camelia TAYLOR, eldest daughter of Captain Francis TAYLOR of Carbonear.

At Pouch Cove, on Wednesday December 4th, after a protracted illness (which he bore patiently) Samuel NOSEWORTHY, in the 64th year of his age.

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