- Albert W. SUTER to Miss Lulie POFFENBERGER, both of Hagerstown, on the 29th last, at the Parsonage of St. John's Lutheran Church by the Rev. S. W. OWEN. - Warner W. P. POUELL to Miss Kate S. ALLEMAN, both of Berkeley Co, WV, on the 30th last, at the Antietam House by Rev. S. W. OWEN. - Thomas A. HARTLEY to Miss Annie GROVE, both of this place, on the 30th last by Rev. S. W. OWEN. - Charles E. BIERSHING to Mary E. DAVIS on the 13th last at the M. E. Parsonage by Rev. J. Edwin AMOS, all of this place. - John H. TRUMAN of Montgomery County, MD to Miss Martha C. CAIN of Frederick Co, VA on the 11th last, in Hagerstown by Rev. J. W. KIRACOFE.
- Mrs. Susannah BELL, w/o Frederick BELL, esq, of Leitersburg, MD is no more. Her death occurred on the 2nd last; age 53y 6m 26d. - Mrs. Maria M. OLIVER, relict of the late S. S. OLIVER of Fort Smith, Arkansas, on the 13th last in Williamsport after a lingering illness; age about 57 years.
- Mrs. Fox, widow of George B. FOX, died at 102 years and six months (per our cotemporary, Twice-A-Week) and states, "She was born in Frederick County where she was married and shortly afterwards removed to this place where she resided up to the time of her death, through a period of probably 75 or 80 years. She had 14 children, 56 grandchildren and 67 great grandchildren. When she came here the town had just begun to assume its new name of Hagerstown, it having been known as Elizabethtown up to that time, and nearly the whole of that portion of it, now covered by the block bounded by Washington, Potomac, Franklin, and Jonathan streets, was a marsh filed with stagnant water and weeds, the centre of which was the present Oak Spring, and the stream flowing therefrom that now passes under the Winget buildings on Potomac street, then flowed through what is now the Public Square. The old lady retained her mental faculties almost unimpaired; her memory being remarkably good. She attended the "sham funeral" of Washington with three or four of her own children by her side. Her eye sight was good, but she had been feeble for a few years past." Mr. William FREANER had attempted to visit the widow to recapture details of incidents belonging to the past century from her recollections since her mind and memory were perfectly clear, but he unfortunately died before that occurred.
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- Emanuel GRIFFITH of Wash. Co, to Miss Mary E. MERTZ of Frederick Co, on the 18th inst. at the residence of the bride's parents on South Mountain by Elder Wm. PALMER. - William S. GILBERT to Miss Susan A. NEUFER, both of Leitersburg, MD, on the 18th inst. at the Methodist Parsonage in Waynesboro by the Rev. J. DONAHUE. - S. C. DILWORTH to Miss M. J. SHEPHERD, both of Washington Co, MD on the 19th inst. at the U. B. Parsonage by the Rev. J. W. KIRACOFE.
- Joseph DRENNER at the residence of Jacob NETTS in Pine Creek Twp on saturday, June 8th; age 78 years, 7 months, 19 days. - Barbara A. FRITZ, w/o George FRITZ, in Boonsboro on the 17th inst; age 52y, 3m, 6d.
- William H. EMORY, Jr. to Miss Mietie B. GRIMES, d/o John A. GRIMES, in Baltimore on the 26th of June by Rev. GALLAUDET. - James M. CLARK of Martinsburg, WV to Susan M. GRIMM of Hagerstown on the 25th of June at the residence of the bride's parents by Rev. J. Edwin AMOS. - Charles D. HENRY to Mary E. MICHAEL, both of Washington County, on the 27th of June at the Antietam House by Rev. J. Edwin AMOS.
- Mrs. Christiana MINER, consort of George F. MINER and d/o Michael and Christiana LEASE, in Leitersburg on Thursday, the 20th ult; age 22 years, 7 months and 18 days. She leaves an affectionate husband and two infant children. - John Francis Harrison RIDENOUR, s/o John D. and Fannie M. RIDENOUR in this place on Friday night, July 5th, 1872; age 1 year and 22 days.
- Franklin T. HINE #2450 - Daniel NORRIS #2451
- James R. CUSHWA vs Joseph ANDERSON, et al - #2302 To ratify sale of real estate - Trustees were A. K. SYESTER and George FREANER, Esqs.
- Samuel ROYERS to Miss Susan M. REEDER on the 14th inst. at the residence of the bride's parents in the Rohrersville District, Washington Co, MD by Elder Wm. PALMER. - Frisby T. STAUBS to Miss Kate BELL, all of Sharpsburg on the 16th inst at the parsonage of the Church of God in Fair Play by Rev. C. L. AMY. - Zacharie ZIMMERMAN to Miss Ann C. BEAR, both of Frederick City, on the 17th inst. by Rev. J. S. KIEFIER.
- Eddie V. MEREDITH, s/o V. T. and Kate A. MEREDITH on the 13th inst. of Cholera Infantum; age 7 months and 4 days. - Turner Ashby WADE, infant s/o William and Louisa WADE near Antietam furnace, on the 14th inst. - Jennie May KNOTT, infant d/o Henry and Malinda KNOTT near Boonsboro on the 12th inst. - Mrs. Ann Barbara BETTS in Boonsboro on the 12th inst; age 81 years, 3 months, 20 days. - Jacob SHOCKEY, s/o of Isaac and Lydia SHOCKEY, near Ringgold on the 29th ult; age 1 year, _ months and 18 days. - Mrs. Sarah ROMAM in this town on Wednesday morning last, after an illness of about three weeks of typhoid fever; age 46. She was a lady very much beloved and esteemed by a large circle of friends and acquaintances. - Freddie F. McCREURY, s/o R. and M. McCREURY, on Monday the 15th inst. of Cholera Infantum; age 2 years, _ months and 21 days. - Ann Maria BOSTETTER on the 12th inst/ age 23 years, 11 months and 22 days.
- On Saturday morning last, Upton WAGONER of this town met with an accident by which he was terribly injured. He was engaged, in connection with several other laborers, in digging a well on the farm of Daniel MUMMA near the College of St James and was at work upon its bottom, a distance of fifty feet from the top, when one of his fellow workmen undertook to lower to him a drill, weighing about fifteen pounds, by attaching it to a rope. Unfortunately, it broke away from the rope and fell to the bottom, the sharp point striking Wagoner below the back bone, making a fearful and dangerous wound of some four or five inches. Before he was brought to this town, the wound was dressed by Dr. GRIMES, and since he has been home, he has been attended by Dr. BOYLE who is doing all for his relief that can be done, but he is regarded as being in a very critical condition - (Herald)
(from The Fulton Democrat, McConnelsburg, PA of Sep 5th) - Mr Hugh BEATTY, who resided in Alleghany Co, MD, along the National Pike about twenty miles from Hancock, took a mule from his stable, as we are informed, one day week before last and started to his orchard, about half a mile distant, for some apples. Sometime afterwards the mule came home without the rider, and on a search being made, Mr. Beatty was found lying dead on some rocks by the roadside with the sheepskin on which he had been riding on top of him. An arm and a leg were broken and his head very much bruised. He had been to the orchard and got a bag of apples and was returning home when he met his death in a way that is still a mystery. The impression of those who first discovered him was that the mule had thrown him upon the rocks, or fallen with him. But the fact that blood was discovered on the mule's neck and mane and also along the road for some distance between the orchard and the spot where he was found covered with sheepskin, coupled with the fact that he is said to have had two hundred dollars paid to him only a few days before his death, which he did not, to the knowledge of this family, spend in any way and all of which is how missing, has given rise to grave suspicions that he was foully dealt with. The mule died a few days after the occurrence and on examination was found to have been injured as if beaten with clubs.
- Mrs. MARTIN, relict of the late Nathaniel MARTIN, (who died many years since at a very advance age in this town, although his former home was in Franklin Co, PA). The widow, whose death is now noticed, was in the 97th year of her age and probably the oldest person at the time of her death in our County. For a number of years she had, we understand, been deprived of sight, but in all other respects, she was in the full enjoyment of her faculties. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church and mother of a large family - one of her children having been married to Thomas KELLER - a leading citizen of the County who was, at one time, Sheriff and for many years a Judge of the Orphans Court. - Mrs. Mary LUSHBAUGH, widow of John LUSHBAUGH (one of the soldiers in the War of 1812 whose home was on W. Washington Street in the dwelling now occupied by Dr. SMITH) on the following day was consigned to the earth, in her 85th year of age. This lady had also been deprived of sight, but an operation performed by PANCOST of Philadelphia almost entirely relieved her of the affliction, and up to the time of her death, she could read, write and sew with her wonted ease. She was a lady highly respected and leaves a large number of descendants.
- George H. COLBERT, dec - S. A. STONEBRAKER, Admin to ratify sale of real estate
- Eliza MIDDLEKAUFF by her friend, D. L. MARTIN vs John S. MIDDLEKAUFF to ratify sale, D. L. MARTIN, trustee - Andrew J. KERSHNER vs William KURFMAN, Mary Ella KERSHNER, Ann KERSHNER, Jacob KERSHNER, Joseph KERSHNER, Edward KERSHNER #1619 - to obtain partition of the lands of Jacob KERSHNER Sr., deceased, who died sometime in the year 1810, possessing several large and valuable tracts of land in Washington Co, MD. He published a will by which he devised to his two sons, Jacob KERSHNER and Gustavus KERSHNER, all his land containing between 400 and 600 acres, his sons entitled as tenants in common, each entitled to an undivided half. Sometime about 1838, Jacob KERSHNER Jr. died, intestate, leaving an only son and child, his sole heir, Andrew J. KERSHNER, who now is entitled to his half. The partition requests division of said lands. It also charges that part of the said lands were sold to KURFMAN by Gustavus, who had after the death of his brother, entered into possession of the entire tract and all the lands, and held them at the time of the filing of the bill. But the proceedings in the case further show, that after the filing of the bill and before any final decree had passed, the said Gustavus somtime in the month of April or May 1872 died, intestate, leaving his children: Jacob KERSHNER, Joseph KERSHNER, Edward KERSHNER and Mary Etta KERSHNER, his only heirs who are now entitled to Gustavus' half share along with Gustavus' widow, Mrs. Ann KERSHNER. Jacob, Joseph and Edward are nonresidents of this state; therefore, bill is to be placed in newspapers once a week for four weeks to give notice for them to appear on or before 28 Dec 1872.
- George S. THOMAS to Miss Mary BUTTERBAUGH at the residence of the bride's parents near Mt. Morris, Illinois, on Tuesday, Sep 3rd, by Elder David MILLER. - Edward S. SHANK to Mrs. Barbara FROCH, all of Clearspring District in this county, on Tuesday evening, the 10th inst. at the house of the bride by Rev. C. STARTZMAN. - Joseph MONGAN to Miss Elizabeth WILLIAMS, both of Washington County, MD, on the 10th inst. by Rev. Levi KELLER at the Lutheran Parsonage in Funkstown.
- Mrs. Elizabeth MANN on Aug 25, 1872 at the residence of her son-in-law, Denton OLIVER; in her 88th year. - Peter FRIESE at his residence in Funkstown on the 30th ult. after a brief ilness; age 50y, 4m, 22d. - Charley Fention EASTON, infant and only child of John and Eliza EASTON of Rohrersville on Sep 3rd; age 1y, 6m, 14d.
- Albert J. BYERLY to Susie C. MITTAG, both of Hagerstown, on Wed., Sept 11 at the United States Hotel in Harrisburg, PA by Rev. W.H.H. SNYDER
- John SAYLOR in Carlisle, formerly of Hagerstown, on Sep 18 of Hemorrhages; age 38. - Mrs. Ruan SUMAN w/o Samuel SUMAN on the 12th near Boonsboro; age 41y.10m.19d - Robert BLACKFORD, youngest child of Harry V.S. and Mary L. BLACKFORD in Sharpsburg on Aug 15 of Croup.
- Nathan THOMPSON to Lucy Ann SHEETS, both of Martinsburg, WV, on the 24th at the Antietam House by Rev. J. Edwin AMOS. - Henry F. KRYSER to Annie MORGAN, d/o the late Daniel MATTHEWS, both of Martinsburg, WV, on the 26th at the Methodist H. Parsonage by Rev. J. Edwin AMOS.
- Ida WACHTEL, d/o John and Elizabeth WACHTEL, on Sep 25, 1872 in Baltimore of Typhoid; age 14y.11m.17d. - Mrs. Esther BOWERS, widow of Jacob BOWERS, on the 22nd in Ringgold District. - Adam SHANK of Washington County in Haldana on Sep 9, 1872 of gangrene; age 77y.8m.4d. - Miss Lizzie FOGLER on the 27th in Williamsport. Her remains were brought to Smithsburg to the Lutheran Cemetery by her father.
Ezra STONE died Aug 1872, intestate, leaving widow, Rose Ann and children - - Joseph STONE and w/ Amelia Celia who has married Jacob C. WAGERMAN - Samuel STONE and w/ Catharine - Out of State - Mary w/o Joseph H. McPHERSON - Out of State - Sarah w/o John PATTERSON - Out of State - Nancy w/o John J. MATTHIAS - Out of State - Susan w/o Lawson WOLFKILL - Out of State
- Henry POFFENBERGER to Mrs. Elizabeth LIMEBAUGH on the 6th near Boonsboro by Rev. J.W. HOTT
- Death of young girl, Louisa ROSS at the house of Mrs. Susan HAYS on the outskirts of town. The girl left her father's near Beaver Creek on Aug 15 saying she was going to Leitersburg about some clothes. He later found a note in her room, to her from an unknown writer, asking her to go with him to see a doctor. She had asked for lodging at Mrs. Hays and was taken with chills and died on Monday. The verdict is still out.
- Mrs. Mary Ann STROCK, w/o Michael STROCK, at home near Polo on the 12th due to cancer of the duodenum; age 50y.4d. - Ogle Co Press - Clara Louisa MILLER, d/o George S. and Louisa MILLER on Sunday morning; age 1y.9m.24d.
- Joseph F. ROHRER - Peter R. LOWRY - Ebenezer GOSNELL - George BAGLEY - Isaac BUTTS
- George W. HARNE for Susan HARNE, deceased - Henry KYD DOUGLAS, exec, for John M. BECKENBAUGH - Lancelot JACQUES for Zachariah DAVIS
- from Susan Emma BYERS to Susan Emma ROHRER Her parents died when she was 2 1/2 and her uncle and aunt, Isaac ROHRER and wife, who never had any children of their own, raised her and wanted to adopt her but didn't. In Isaac's will, he left Susan a house and lot and she wants to live there with her aunt.
- Aquila WOLF, 22, brakeman for Frederick and PA Line Railroad, was fatally injured when he struck his head and was knocked from the top of the train at the timber crossing over Tuscarora Bridge - Baltimore Sun - John AUGINBAUGH, brakeman for Cumberland Valley Railroad, while between Chambersburg and Harrisburg, fell between two cars while the train was moving and had both legs cut off; and has since died on Tuesday last.
- William S. LUM and Miss Elizabeth BEACHLEY on the 21st at UB Parsonage in Boonsboro by Rev. J. W. KIRCOFE. - Franklin SAUM and Miss Ellen I. STARTZMAN, both of Washington County, on the 28th at Friendship on the Williamsport Pike by Rev. W.G. HERBERT.
- Joseph Roman HAINES, infant s/o J.R. and M.E. HAINES, at home in Green Spring Furnace on the 17th; age 11m.9d. - Henrietta CRALEY, infant d/o Samuel E. and Emelia J. CRALEY, on the 22nd; age 7m.10d. - Mrs. Margaret E. DAY, d/o the late Father MONROE, at home in Boonsboro on the 25th; age 39y.6m.5d. - Mrs. Mary SMITH, widow of Jacob SMITH, on the 28th; age 80. - David REIFF in this town on Saturday last; age 32y.9m.3d. On the Sabbath last, remains were interred at Rose Hill Cemetery.