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1889 Birth, Marriage, Deaths-Town Historian Record

Transcribed by Gina Cappello

(From the scrapbook of Eddy C. [1857-1944] & Helen White Gilbert [1855-1929].  Clippings may not be dated and newspaper may be unknown, unless noted. Most dates supplied were handwritten and initialed by the collectors.)  In most cases, these clippings were from Rushford Spectator/The Spectator

 

LOCAL RECORD (Rushford NY)

Births, Deaths, Marriages and

Other Important Events of 1889

    Whoa!  Father Time!  Stop just a moment on the threshold of a new year, while we hurriedly glance over the old year’s record.  It will recall pleasant scenes and many sad memories, but all are in history—the pleasures vanished and the bitterest sadness passing away.  We give first the number of births, deaths and marriages in this vicinity for the past four years

                 ’86      ’87      ’88      ‘89

Births           25      30      22      31

Deaths           29      31      28      32

Marriages        18      14      13      22

    The following is the record of 1889:

BIRTHS

    During the year children were born as follows:  to

David Owens           girl         Jan 3

W. L. Munger          girl         “  30

A. Scouton            girl         Feb 9

A. B. Davis           boy          “  17

C. W. Artlip          boy          “   “

Ira Calkins           boy          Mar  2

C. Morris             girl         “   31

Fred Worden           boy          May 

J. W. Austin          boy          “   13

Herschel Stowell      boy          “   14

Fred Metcalf          boy          June  1

Guy Hanks             boy            “   1

Fred Rose             girl           “   15

Jacob Filer           girl         July   3

W. H. Benson          boy            “    5

John Bray             boy          Aug    1

Hiram Daley           girl         “     7

Chas. Howser          boy          “     7

Will Aggett           girl         “     11

Ed. Abbott            girl         “     19

Frank Morrison        boy          Sept   22

R. N. McFarlan        boy            “    26

Oscar Cooley          boy            “    30

Chas. Nobles          girl         Oct    5

E. R. Thomas          boy          “     6

Albert Champlain      boy          “     10

Chas. Gage            girl         “     10

W. R. Jenks           girl         “     18

Quincy Clark          boy          “     19

T. Jeff. Rice twin boys        Nov    15

DEATHS

                          age          died

John Holmes               82yrs        Jan  4

Mrs. H. Morrison          50 “         “   21

Gilbert Wheeler           75 “         “   24

Mrs. Amelia Peck          55 “          “   31

 “   D. C. Woods          58 “         “  “

David Parish              65 “         Feb   1

Mrs. J. N. Kingsbury      63 “         “    8

 “   Daniel Cooley        67 “         “    13

Harrison Horton           1 “         “    15

Mrs. A. Persons           77 “          “    16

Warren McKinney           88 “         “    20

Alex Hall                 84 “         Mar    5

Mrs. Wm. Lafferty         32 “         “     8

 “   H. Pitts         34 “          “    18

 “   Wm. Barber           38 “         “    23

 “   Ellen Conners        72 “         “    30

 “   Alex Conway          31 “         “    31

 “   Darwin Tuller        73 “         Apr   16

Leipold Graessle          40 “         “    27

Mrs. Wm. Weaver           86 “         May   18

Q. A. White               65 “         “    26

Will Abbott               20 “         “    27

Washington White        69-2/3 “       June  19

Miss Mary Wilmot          40 “           “   21

Mrs. R. O. Boardman       58 “         July  19

John Lewis                34 “           “   25

Mrs. M. Bull              66 “         Aug   17

B. H. Cole                11 mo        Sept  18

      Abbott              1 “           “   21

Mrs. C. H. Ives           55 yrs       Oct   5

Alfred Kellogg            58  “          “   31

Leigh Conway              3  “        Dec   6

MARRIAGES

N. Gilbert, Edith Morrison         Jan 9

Lennie Wood, Lou Miller                “  23

Clar. Baker, Eva Phillips              Feb  6

F. Sweatland, Carrie McElheny          “  14

Chas. Moot, Genevieve Taylor           “  20

Herbert Ives, Maria Davis              Mar 20

Elmer Hardy, Etta Adams                May  1

E. Maguire, Melva Balliett         July 24

Em. Kendall, Irene Smith               Sept 10

Frank Brooks, Rebecca Argue              “  11

S. E. Wilmot, Jennie Tarbell             “  18

Glen Lane, Eva Johnson                   “   “

C. W. Guild, Clementine Brien            “  23

Geo. Artlip, Dora Brandes              Oct   7

B. F. Hardy, Marie Lyon                “   16

Grant Smith, Libbie Peet               Nov   3

F. Benjamin, Berdana Hosley            “    9

A. J. Lyon, Velma Richardson           “   20

G. Towell, Thressa Lundrigan           “   26

W. Lundrigan, M. Johnson               Dec  19

Vernor Taylor, Jennie Thomas           “   24

John Vandusen, Ollie Pelton            “   25

IMPORTANT EVENTS

Post-Office robbed                 Jan  26

Dooley suit tried                  Feb   4

Mercury 30* below zero             “   24

Measles very prevalent             March

W. H. Benson, Dem., Sup.,          “    5

County lodge of Good

    Templars meet here             “   19

Cheese factories opened            “   24

C. J. Elmer pays 9c for cheese Apr   4

Arbor Day observed                 May   3

Dr. Guild locates here             “    6

Telegraph line completed           “    9

Severe frost                       “   28

Decoration Day observed            “   30

Great flood                        June   1

E. C. Gilbert’s leg amputated        “   2

Extra Spec. issued                   “   3

Commencement exercises               “   13

Band went to Charlotte and Elton     “   29

Re-opening of Baptist Church       July  21

Grandpa Bush’s 94 birthday     Aug    3

Fresh air children arrive          “     9

Band festival and concert          “    17

Mail route established             “    22

Olean District Conference

    Convenes here             Sept  10

Mr. and Mrs. John W. Hill’s

    Golden wedding                 Oct  17

Week of runaways                     “   24

Rev. Munger resigns the pastorate

    Of the Baptist church          Dec   8

Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Benjamin

    Celebrate the 50th anniversary

    Of their marriage                “    9

Fred Persons taken to Buffalo        “   24

60* above zero, pleasant and

    No snow                          “   25

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