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Deaths and Marriages 1806 to Oct 1808 and 1834 to Jan 1835
Bedford County, Pennsylvania

Transcribed by Nancy Piper

[Source: Bedford County and Huntingdon County newspapers. Unknown author, 1900]


DEATHS


Anderson, Thomas

Bedford Gazette, July 14, 1807

Died yesterday Thomas Anderson aged 74 years.


Barclay, Hugh

Bedford Gazette, December 1, 1807

Died Tuesday Hugh Barclay aged about 61 years; left a wife and seven children.


Beegle, Charles

Bedford Gazette, January 2, 1835

Died on Saturday last in Colerain twp., Charles Beegle, aged 28 years, 6 months, 6 days.


Cester, Valentine

Bedford Gazette, February 17, 1807

Died Wednesday, Valentine Cester of St. Clair twp, Bedford County, aged 60 years.


Clark, James

Bedford Gazette, September 14, 1808

Died Monday the 5th, James Clark, son of William Clark Esq., of St. Clair twp, Bedford County.


Davie, William

Bedford Gazette, May 10, 1808

Died Thursday last at the inn of John Fleming, a stranger, William Davie, aged 60 years; may have lived in Petersburg or Surrey Virginia.


Drum, Mrs. Margaret

Bedford Gazette, December 21, 1805

Died Sunday last, Mrs. Margaret Drum, aged 21 years, wife of John Drum of this borough.


Drum Philip

Bedford Gazette, July 21, 1807

Philip Drum who recently married the daughter of Thomas Vickroy of this County died on passage from Havana to U.S.


Duncan, Reuben Ross McDowell

Bedford Gazette, September 12, 1834

Died Tuesday the 9th, Reuben Ross McDowell, infant 8 months 30 days, so of J. W. Duncan.


Fleming, Lorgan

Bedford Gazette, December 1, 1807

Died the same evening (Tuesday) Lorgan Fleming, son of John Fleming of this borough aged 10 years.


Fluck, Ann E. L.

Bedford Gazette, January 16, 1835

Died at Martinsburg on the 29th ult, Ann E. L. Fluck, daughter of John and Keziah Fluch, aged 2 years, 10 months, 3 days.


Hemphill, Adley

Bedford Gazette, June 30, 1807

Died Wednesday Adley Hemphill, aged 80 years.


Johnston, Peter

Bedford Gazette, September 22, 1806

Died yesterday Peter Johnston, son of Joshua Johnson (Johnston?) Esq., of this County, aged 4 years.


Keefe, Nelly

Bedford Gazette, February 24, 1807

Died Sunday in her 23rd year, Nelly Keefe, daughter of David Keefe of this borough.


McCartney, Hugh

Bedford Gazette, March 10, 1806

Died at Snake Springs, Bedford County, Saturday last, Hugh McCartney; buried beside his brother in town cemetery. (Brother named John)


McCarty, Edward

Bedford Gazette, November 2, 1805

Died Monday the 14th in Lewistown, Edward M'Carty, Sheriff


McMurray, Henry

Bedford Gazette, January 2, 1835

Died in this Borough on Sunday last, Henry McMurray in his 26th year.


Moore, Andrew

Bedford Gazette, April 28, 1807

Died Thursday at the home of Robert Shannon at Juniata Crossings, Andrew Moore, aged 30 years; left an estate to be divided among three sisters. Lunatic.


Mortimore, James

Bedford Gazette, April 28, 1807

Died Tuesday last James Mortimore of Snake Spring Valley, Bedford County, aged 30 years.


Nixon, George

Bedford Gazette, February 10, 1806

Died Friday the 31st George Nixon of Hopewell twp, Bedford County, aged 67 years.


Oldfield, Major

Bedford Gazette, Marcy 17, 1806

Died in this borough Thursday last, Major Oldfield, aged 30 y.


Powell, Colonel Leven

Huntingdon Gazette, September 6, 1810

Bedford, August 29(?) Died in this borough Thursday last Colonel Leven Powell aged 73 years; he was a native of Middleborough Louden County Virginia; a Revolutionary soldier; long obituary.


Reiley, Mrs. Esther

Bedford Gazette, November 24, 1807

Died Saturday last, Mrs. Esther Reiley aged 50 years, consort of Martin Reiley Esq. of this borough.


Reynolds, Holliday

Bedford Gazette, October 31, 1834

Died Friday the 24th George Mullen, son of Mr. Holliday Reynolds of near this place, aged about 4 weeks.


Scott, John

Huntingdon Gazette, September 13, 1810

Died at Bedford the 28th ult., John Scott Esq.


Scott, William

Bedford Gazette, January 16, 1835

Died at McConnellsburg Tuesday the 30th, William Scott, innkeeper.


Sides, Henry

Bedford Gazette, July 21, 1806

Died in this borough Friday, Henry Sides.


Snider, Frederick

Bedford Gazette, December 26, 1834

Died in Morrison's Cove, Friday the 5th, Frederick Snider, son of John Snider, aged 22 years 8 months 6 days.


Stahl, Mrs. William

Bedford Gazette, November 7, 1834

Died Tuesday the 28th ult., Mrs. Stahl, wife of William Stahl of this borough.


Wilson, William

Bedford Gazette, April 28, 1807

Died Saturday Abigail Wilson daughter of William Wilson of near Bedford.


Woods, George

Bedford Gazette, September 1, 1807

Died Wednesday last George Woods in his 43rd year; lived near this place, buried in the Presbyterian burying ground; left a wife and three daughters.


Zimmer, Jacob

Bedford Gazette, September 28 1805

Died on Wednesday in 27th year, Jacob Zimmer; left wife and child.

MARRIAGES

(Groom-Bride)


Atwell-Hammely

Bedford Gazette, December 19, 1834

Married the 1st by Rev. Thomas Birkley, Bernard R. Atwell to Jane Ann Hammely both of Leesburg, Loudon County, Virginia.


Baker-Nieswonger

Bedford Gazette, December 21, 1805

Married the 1st by Robert Kennedy Esq., George Baker to Hannah Nieswonger, both of Morrisons Cove, Bedford County.


Binns-Baxter

Bedford Gazette, March 3, 1806

Married the 5th ult., by Joseph Prestly Es., John Binns, editor of the Rep. Argus to Mary Ann Baxter.


Christman-Christman

Bedford Gazette, June 9, 1806

Married Tuesday the 27th by Samuel Kyle, Esq., Jeremiah Cristman of this County to Dolly Cristman, daughter of Frederick Cristman of Sinking Valley.


Deal-Whetstone

Bedford Gazette, January 19, 1808

Married at Friends Cove; Daniel Whetstone and Polly Brill, James Wilson and Elizabeth Whetstone; Daniel Deal and Margaret Whetstone; three marriages at one time in the same family.


Dervish-Myers

Bedford Gazette, February 24, 1807

Married Tuesday the 3rd by Rev. Sanno, Hanicle Dervish of West Pennsborough twp., aged 84 years and Catharine Myers of Carlisle aged 19 years.


Drum-Vickroy

Bedford Gazette, August 11, 1806

Married Wednesday at Allum Bank, Philip Drum of Greensburg to Mary Vickroy, daughter of Thomas Vickroy of this County.


Dull-Rock

Bedford Gazette, January 30, 1835

Married Thursday the 22nd by Henry Snider Esq., William Dull to Maria Rock of Napier township.


Ford-McAffrey

Bedford Gazette, January 27, 1806

Married by the Rev. Phelan, Patrick Ford of Washington, Pennsylvania to Margaret M'Affrey, niece of Terrence Campbell this town.


Garretson-Hicks

Bedford Gazette, March 31, 1807

Married at Somerset Pennsylvania, Sunday the 22nd by Jacob Saylor, Aaron Garretson of this County to Sarah Hicks of Somerset.


Gibson-Zimmers

Bedford Gazette, January 6, 1807

Married Sunday by Christopher Reiley Esq., William Gibson to Catherine Zimmers both of this borough.


Hartzell-Scott

Bedford Gazette, November 21, 1834

Married Thursday the 13th by T. R. Gettys Esq., Solomon Hartzell to Evaline C. Scott of Colerain twp.


Harvey-Wilson

Huntingdon Gazette, June 21, 1810

Married Thursday by John King Esq., William Harvey of Bedford Co to Sarah Wilson, daughter of Thomas Wilson Esq. of Woodcock Valley.


Herrege-Fulford

Bedford Gazette, December 30, 1806

Tuesday; Married Sunday last by Christopher Reiley Esq., Samuel Herrege to Margaret Fulford both of this borough.


Ickes-Wisegarver

Bedford Gazette, September 12, 1834

Married Thursday the 4th by Alexander McGrigor, Adam Ickes to Mary Ann Wisegarver, daughter of John Wisegarver, both of St. Clair township.


King-McDowell

Bedford Gazette, October 24, 1834

Married by Rev. Hall, Tuesday last, George S. King, merchant of Mercersburg, Franklin County to Eliza, Daughter of Charles McDowell Esq., late editor of the Bedford Gazette.


Kinton-Piper

Bedford Gazette, July 7, 1806

Married Thursday last by Christopher Rerley, Esq., John Kinton this County to Matty Piper, daughter of William Piper of this borough.


Leeper-McDermett

Bedford Gazette, February 16, 1808

Married Tuesday by Rev. Long, Samuel W. Leeper Esq., of Somerset to Betsy M'Dermett, daughter of William McDermett of this County.


Loy-Ferguson

Bedford Gazette, October 12, 1808

Married Thursday the 6th by William Davis Esq., Martin Loy Jr of Morris Cove to Betsey Ferguson, daughter of John Ferguson of Snake Spring Valley, Bedford County.


McCleland-Alexander

Bedford Gazette, October 13, 1806

Married by the Rev. John King, James M'Cleland of Licking Creek to Susanna Alexander of Great Cove, Bedford County.


McCormick-Brill

Bedford Gazette, September 28, 1808

Married Sunday last by Christopher Reiley, Esq., Robert McCormick of this borough to Catharine Brill, daughter of John Brill of Bedford twp.


Peck-Barndollar

Bedford Gazette, November 7, 1834

Married Thursday the 30th ult, by Rev. N. P. Cunningham, Nicholas Peck to Sarah Ann Barndollar of Bloody Run.


Rea-Ash

Bedford Gazette, July 14, 1807

Married yesterday by the Rev. Denny of Chambersburg, Thomas Rea Junior of Cumberland Valley and Miss Martha Ash of this borough.


Simpson-Graham

Bedford Gazette, May 31, 1808

Married by George D. Foulke Esq on Thursday last General Michael Simpson of Cumberland County to Mrs. Susan Graham of Providence township Bedford County.


Slick-Hemphill

Bedford Gazette, October 12, 1808

Married Thursday the 13th by Christopher Reiley Esq., William Slick to Rebecca Hemphill, daughter of Robert Hemphill of Bedford township.


Weisel-Nycum

Bedford Gazette, October 31, 1834

Married the 21st by Rev. S. K. Dennis, Philip Weisel of Bedford township to Mary, daughter of William Nycum of Providence twp.


Whetstone-Brill

Bedford Gazette, January 19, 1808

Married at Friends Cove; Daniel Whetstone and Polly Brill, James Wilson and Elizabeth Whetstone; Daniel Deal and Margaret Whetstone; three marriages at one time in the same family.


Wilson-Whetstone

Bedford Gazette, January 19, 1808

Married at Friends Cove; Daniel Whetstone and Polly Brill, James Wilson and Elizabeth Whetstone; Daniel Deal and Margaret Whetstone; three marriages at one time in the same family.


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