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Deaths and Marriages 1806 to 1810
Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

Transcribed by Nancy Piper

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


DEATHS


Armstrong, James

Huntingdon Gazette, March 17, 1808

Died Saturday last at his farm opposite Drake's Ferry, James Armstrong.


Black

Huntingdon Gazette, March 28, 1808

Died Monday Mrs. Black, in the borough, at an advanced age.


Blair, John

Huntingdon Gazette, August 27, 1807

Died the 15th a daughter of John Blair, Esq. this borough aged 3 years.


Blair, Thomas

Huntingdon Gazette, October 11, 1810

Died Tuesday Capt. Thomas Blair an old and respected inhabitant at the age of 76 years; he was an active and brave officer in the Revolution; long obituary.


Bohonnon, John

Huntingdon Gazette, August 16, 1810

Died Saturday last John Bohonnon at an advanced age.


Brown, Mrs. Fanny

Huntingdon Gazette, May 10, 1810

Died last evening Mrs. Fanny Brown, consort of William Brown formerly of this place.


Brown, John

Huntingdon Gazette, August 6, 1807

Died Sunday last John Brown, cooper, single man, aged 25 years.


Cadwallader

Huntingdon Gazette, September 10, 1807

Died this morning John Cadwallader Esq.; funeral tomorrow.


Calhoun

Huntingdon Gazette, August 6, 1807

Died the same day in Kishaquoquillas Valley a daughter of Mr. Calhoun aged 14 years.


Chilcote, Mrs. Richard

Huntingdon Gazette, August 16, 1810

Died on Friday Mrs. Chilcote, consort of Richard Chilcotte Esq. of Trough Creek settlement.


Connor

Huntingdon Gazette, February 8, 1810

A man named Connor froze to death at Gloninger and Co's iron works.


Crawford, Mrs. Grace

Huntingdon Gazette, August 2, 1810

Died Friday last Mrs. Grace Crawford, consort of John Crawford Esq.; buried at Huntingdon; left husband and five children.


Culbertson, Mrs. Agness

Huntingdon Gazette, March 10, 1808

Died in this County Tuesday last at the home of Robert M'Cartney of Spruce Creek, Mrs. Agness Culbertson aged 82 years. One daughter of a family of six children living; Spruce Creek March 4 1808.


Davis, Mrs.

Huntingdon Gazette, April 5, 1810

Died, Mrs. Davis consort of the Rev. Davis of Mill Creek twp.


Dorsey, Greenberry

Huntingdon Gazette, October 29 1807

Died at Barree Forge on the 17th Mr. Greenberry Dorsey; many years a citizen of the County.


Duden, Daniel

Huntingdon Gazette, July 19, 1810

Child of Daniel Duden drowned on Saturday.


Feay, Mrs. Joseph

Huntingdon Gazette, March 31, 1809

Died Tuesday, Mrs. Feay consort of Joseph Feay of Woodcock Valley.


Fulton, John

Huntingdon Gazette, March 31, 1809

Died Saturday in his 23rd year John Fulton.


Galbraith, Patrick

Huntingdon Gazette, April 4, 1808

Patrick Galbraith of Shirley twp., drowned at Newton Hamilton Tuesday last, left a wife and several children.


Gibbins, Daniel

Huntingdon Gazette, January 27, 1809

Died yesterday morning at Dorsey's Forge, Daniel Gibbins


Gilbert, Peter

Huntingdon Gazette, September 3, 1808

Died Thursday Mrs. Gilbert wife of Peter Gilbert formerly of Shavers Creek.


Green, (sons of William)

Huntingdon Gazette, June 30, 1809

The wife of Thomas M'Millan, two sons of William Green were killed by lightning Monday eve at Birmingham.


Gray, George

Huntingdon Gazette, January 27, 1809

Died Monday last George Gray, Esq., of Shavers Creek.


Haines, Abraham

Huntingdon Gazette, December 3, 1807

Died Tuesday Abraham Haines of this borough at an advanced age.


Hall, Adam

Huntingdon Gazette, June 2, 1809

Died Thursday eve the 25th Adam Hall of Huntingdon township.


Harnish

Huntingdon Gazette, May 7, 1807

Canoe Valley in the family of Christian Harnish four persons have died of the fever; his wife on the 2nd; his son on the 12th and two others on the 27th; David Sprenkle died of the disease on Friday.


Harrison, Mrs. Eleanor

Huntingdon Gazette, August 17, 1809

Died the 29th ult in Allegheny township Mrs. Eleanor Harrison consort of Capt John Harrison; left husband and small children.


Hill, Samuel

Huntingdon Gazette, September 3, 1808

Died the 26th in Sinking Valley, Samuel Hill


Hull, Mary

Huntingdon Gazette, May 21, 1807

Died in Canoe Valley on the 13th Mary Hull daughter of Mrs. Hull.


Johnston

Huntingdon Gazette, August 27, 1807

Died Tuesday a daughter of Rev. Johnston aged 9 years.


Jones, Joseph

Huntingdon Gazette, October 9, 1806

Died near Petersburg last Sunday Joseph Jones, son of Levi Jones of Woodcock Valley aged between 19 & 20 years.


Kyle, Mary

Huntingdon Gazette, March 29, 1810

Died the 25th Mary Kyle, youngest daughter of Samuel Kyle Esq. of Sinking Valley; left parents and sisters.


Kyme, Daniel

Huntingdon Gazette, March 31, 1809

Died Friday last Daniel Kyme, son of John Kyme of this borough aged 7 years.


Long

Bedford Gazette, October 20, 1807

Suicide of Mr. Long of Trough Creek Valley Huntingdon County on the 3rd; left a wife and children.


Maise, James

Huntingdon Gazette, September 6, 1810

Died Saturday last at the home of William Simpson, James Maise of Maytown, Lancaster County.


McAfee, Andrew

Huntingdon Gazette, April 30, 1807

Andrew McAfee of Raystown drowned below Middletown Dauphin Co., on the way down the river with a load of wheat.


McAlevy, Mrs. William

Huntingdon Gazette, July 9, 1808

Died the 1st inst., Mrs. McAlevy, consort of Capt. William McAlevy of Stone creek.


McBride, James

Huntingdon Gazette, June 11, 1807

Samuel McBride son of James McBride of Spruce Creek killed Saturday the 30th.


McCahan, James A.

Huntingdon Gazette, March 10, 1809

Died Tuesday the 28th James A. M'Cahan aged 1-11-24 son of the editor. (No edition Mch 3 on that account).


McKennan, Thomas

Huntingdon Gazette, March 28, 1808

Died Wednesday last Thomas McKennan, son of John McKennan aged 14 months.


McCormick, Alexander

Huntingdon Gazette, October 8, 1807

Died Saturday last on Shavers Creek in his 76th year, Alexander McCormick.


McCune, James

Huntingdon Gazette, September 24, 1807

Died at his farm Saturday, James McCune Esq. Representative.


McLean, Moses

Huntingdon Gazette, September 13, 1810

Died at Chillicothe the 25th ult., Col. Moses McLean formerly of Adams County, Penna. - F. Rep.


McMillan, Mrs. Thomas

Huntingdon Gazette, June 30, 1809

The wife of Thomas M'Millan, two sons of William Green were killed by lightning Monday eve at Birmingham.


Miller, Henry

Huntingdon Gazette, September 17, 1807

Died yesterday Henry Miller, merchant, of this place.


Miller, Mrs. John

Huntingdon Gazette, June 25, 1808

Died Sunday in this borough, Mrs. Miller, consort of John Miller.


Miller, Mrs. Margaret

Huntingdon Gazette, August 31, 1809

Died in the borough this morning Mrs. Margaret Miller widow of the late Henry Miller.


Moore, Mrs.

Huntingdon Gazette, November 5, 1807

Died Thursday at Alexandria Mrs. Moore, mother of Colonel James Moore at an advanced age.


Moore, Mathew and John

Huntingdon Gazette, September 27, 1810

Died on the 31st Mathew Moore aged 24 and on the 1st of Sept., John Moore Jr., all sons of John Moore of Dickinson twp.


Moyers, (unknown)

Huntingdon Gazette, June 30, 1809

Died Monday at Tyrone Forge Mr. Moyers, hammerman.


Muir, John

Huntingdon Gazette, September 13, 1810

Died at Annapolis the 31st, John Muir Esq.


Mullen

Huntingdon Gazette, April 5, 1810

Mr. Mullen killed at the furnace of Henderson and Allison


Neeling, Mrs. Ann

Huntingdon Gazette, March 10, 1808

Died the 5th in this County, Mrs. Ann Neeling.


Riddle

Huntingdon Gazette, August 27, 1807

Died Friday a son of S. Riddle, Esq. of this place aged 3 years


Shara, George

Huntingdon Gazette, October 29, 1808

Died last evening at Petersburg, Mr. George Shara.


Shaver, Mrs. John

Huntingdon Gazette, June 30, 1809

Died, Mrs. Shaver, consort of John Shaver Jr of Raystown branch.


Shaver, Nicholas

Huntingdon Gazette, March 1, 1810

Died in Shirley township the 18th Nicholas Shaver in his 83rd year.


Shultz, Bernard

Huntingdon Gazette, September 28, 1809

Died in this borough after a short illness Bernard Shultz in his 22nd year.


Silas

Huntingdon Gazette, March 5, 1807

Died on the 3rd inst. Mrs. Sias of Millcreek, consort of James Sias.


Simpson, John

Huntingdon Gazette, February 5, 1807

Died on Tuesday last, Mr. John Simpson of this borough in his 63rd year.


Simpson, Matthew

Huntingdon Gazette, August 27, 1807

Died Thursday last in his 53rd year Matthew Simpson Esq. Coroner of the County; lived 20 years in this place.


Smart

Huntingdon Gazette, September 3, 1807

Died Saturday a daughter of John Smart this borough aged 14 months.


Somer, Henry

Huntingdon Gazette, September 3, 1808

Died Wednesday last in Woodcock Valley, Henry Somer.


Sprenkle

Huntingdon Gazette, May 7, 1807

Canoe Valley in the family of Christian Harnish four persons have died of the fever; his wife on the 2nd; his son on the 12th and two others on the 27th; David Sprenkle died of the disease on Friday.


Steven, Matthew

Huntingdon Gazette, May 30, 1808

Died the 22nd Rev. Matthew Steven of Shavers creek.


Wallace

Huntingdon Gazette, December 10, 1807

Died Monday last, Mr. Wallace a brother of Michael Wallace of Sinking Valley from burns at the fire.


Wiley, Mrs.

Huntingdon Gazette, August 6, 1808

Died Friday last at the home of Rev. Mr. Lane, Mrs. Wiley, aged 98 years; buried in the graveyard adjoining the borough.

MARRIAGES

(Groom-Bride)


Anthony-Davis

Huntingdon Gazette, October 11, 1810

Married Wednesday the 3rd by the Rev. Howe, Jacob Anthony to Mary Davis both of this borough.


Barret-Redden

Huntingdon Gazette, December 21, 1809

Married at Birmingham in this County a few weeks since by Joseph Cadwallader Esq, Daniel Barret to Rachel Redden, both of Bellefonte.


Boyd-Feay

Huntingdon Gazette, January 18, 1810

Married Thursday last by the Rev. Johnston, Robert Boyd to Hannah Feay, daughter of Joseph Feay of Woodcock Valley


Brotherline-Davis

Huntingdon Gazette, November 5, 1808

Married Tuesday by the Rev. Haas, Thomas Brotherline to Sally Davis.


Buchanan-Blair

Huntingdon Gazette, October 22, 1807

Married Thursday last Mr. George Buchanan of Alexandria and Miss Catharine Blair of Frankstown.


Buchanan-Moore

Huntingdon Gazette, November 5, 1808

Married Thursday last by the Rev. Johnston, Matthew Buchanan of Alexandria to Susan Moore of Frankstown.


Buchanan-Moore

Huntingdon Gazette, February 8, 1810

Married Tuesday last James Buchanan to Patience Moore, daughter of Mrs. Moore of Frankstown settlement.


Bucher-Morrison

Huntingdon Gazette, June 7, 1810

Married Tuesday last by the Rev. Morris Howe, Samuel Bucher of Shirley township this County to Hannah Morrison of Mifflin County.


Cadwallader-Law

Huntingdon Gazette, December 18, 1806

Married Thursday the 4th last, Joseph Cadwallader Esq., of Birmingham to Mary Law, daughter of Mrs. Ann Law of Sinking Valley.


Campbell-McDonald

Huntingdon Gazette, October 4, 1810

Married Thursday by the Rev. Johnston, John Campbell to Mary McDonald both of Hares Valley.


Canan-Reiger

Huntingdon Gazette, November 19, 1807

Married Thursday the 5th by the Rev. N. R. Snowden, James Canan this county to Maria Reiger of Dr. Reiger of Lancaster.


Conwell-Woodward

Huntingdon Gazette, October 4, 1810

Married Thursday, John Conwell Junior of this County to Isabella Woodward, daughter of Absalom Woodward of Armstrong County


Cornelius-Armstrong (Mrs.)

Huntingdon Gazette, September 7, 1809

Married at Drakes Ferry Thursday last by the Rev. Johnston, Mr. Peter Cornelius to Mrs. Armstrong.


Coulter-Drake

Huntingdon Gazette, May 17, 1810

Married Thursday last at Drake's Ferry, Joseph Coulter to June Drake.


Drake-Postlewaite

Huntingdon Gazette, April 21, 1809

Married Tuesday last by the Rev. Mr. Johnston, James Drake to Elizabeth Postlewaite, daughter of Susanna Postlewaite of Long Hollow.


Dunlap-Davis

Huntingdon Gazette, October 1, 1807

Married yesterday by the Rev. Johnston, John Dunlap to Eleanor Davis daughter of John Davis of this borough.


Eckerman-Witzel

Huntingdon Gazette, December 21, 1809

Married at Birmingham in this County a few weeks since by Joseph Cadwallader Esq., William Eckerman to Margaret Witzel of Tuckahoe Valley.


Elliot-McCartney

Huntingdon Gazette, June 14, 1810

Married Tuesday last by the Rev. Johnston, James Elliott, Jr. to Eleanor McCartney of this borough.


Fayres-Lee

Huntingdon Gazette, March 5, 1807

Married on Tuesday last by Hugh Morrison Esq. Moses Fayres to Mrs. Lee of Woodcock Valley.


Feay-Flook

Huntingdon Gazette, January 25, 1810

Married Tuesday last by the Rev. John Johnston, Joseph Feay to Mrs. Flook both of Woodcock Valley


Gahagen-Caragher

Huntingdon Gazette, April 23, 1807

Married on Tuesday last by the Rev. Haas, Adam Gahagen to Miss Catharine Caragher of Hartslog settlement.


Good-Lewis

Huntingdon Gazette, April 21, 1809

Married at Hope Furnace, Mifflin County on Thursday the 13th, Robert Good and Jane Lewis, daughter of General William Lewis all of this place.


Green-Rickets

Huntingdon Gazette, September 28, 1809

Married Tuesday last George Green Jr. to Miss Rickets of Hill Valley


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.


Harry-Cochell

Huntingdon Gazette, March 31, 1809

Married Tuesday last by the Rev. Haas, Mr. Joel Harry to Miss Hannah Cochell both of Kishaquoquillas Valley.


Hays-Dorland

Huntingdon Gazette, June 16, 1807

Married on Tuesday last Patrick Hays of Alexandria to Elizabeth Dorland.


Hempfield-Laird

Huntingdon Gazette, May 30, 1808

Married Tuesday by the Rev. Johnston, Thomas Hempfield to Anna Laird both of this borough.


Henderson-Brannon

Huntingdon Gazette, November 23, 1809

Married Tuesday eve by the Rev. Johnston, John Henderson to Margaret Brannon both of this place.


Hildebrand-Shultz

Huntingdon Gazette, May 2, 1808

Married Thursday last, John Hildebrand to Barbara Shultz both of this borough.


Hudson-Pollock

Huntingdon Gazette, February 17, 1809

Married Thursday at Newville, Cumberland County by the Reverend Williams, George Hudson Junior of this County and Catharine Pollock of the former place.


Huet-Swope

Huntingdon Gazette, November 16, 1809

Married on Tuesday last by the Rev. Johnston, Daniel Huet of Hagerstown to Polly Swope, daughter of Peter Swope merchant.


Itnire-Smalley

Huntingdon Gazette, March 28, 1808

Married the 1st by Patrick Galbraith Esq. Mr. David Itnire to Hannah Smalley of Shirley twp., Huntingdon County.


Jackson-McCartney

Huntingdon Gazette, February 17, 1809

Married a few days since Jonathan Jackson to Miss M'Cartney, both of Shavers Creek.


Jackson-Porter

Huntingdon Gazette, May 16, 1808

Married Thursday last Dr. William Jackson to Mrs. Porter, both of Alexandria.


King-Swope

Huntingdon Gazette, April 14, 1809

Married Wednesday last William King to Mary Swope both of Shirley township.


Lloyd-Moore

Huntingdon Gazette, June 13, 1808

Married by the Rev. Johnston, David Lloyd to Molly Moore all of Woodcock Valley.


Magee-Yocum

Huntingdon Gazette, December 30, 1808

Married the 22nd by Rev. Johnston, Samuel Magee to Sally Yocum, daughter of John Yocum of this borough.


Martin-Chambers

Huntingdon Gazette, November 2, 1809

Married Thursday last John Martin to Nancy Chambers, both of Canoe Valley.


Martin-Johnston

Huntingdon Gazette, May 2, 1808

Married Thursday last by the Rev. Johnston, Thomas Martin of Cumberland County to Mary Johnston, daughter of Thomas Johnston near Alexandria.


McCarty-Roberts

Huntingdon Gazette, December 18, 1806

Married on Tuesday last by the Rev. John Johnston, John McCarty to Miss Amelia Roberts both of Shirley township.


McCrum-Moore

Huntingdon Gazette, June 13, 1808

Married the same day (day not given - married on same day as Molly Moore), Henry M'Crum to Polly Moore, daughter of Major Robert Moore of Shaver Creek.


Moore-Martin

Huntingdon Gazette, August 31, 1809

Married the 26th by Rev. Haas, Daniel Moore to Elizabeth Martin all of this place.


Moore-Stewart

Huntingdon Gazette, February 22, 1810

Married by the Rev. J. Johnston, Captain William Moore to Mary Ann Stewart, daughter of the Honorable David Stewart of Mount Aetna this County.


Morrow-Stewart

Huntingdon Gazette, January 17, 1808

Married the 5th inst. by the Rev. H. R. Wilson, James Morrow to Nancy Stewart, all of Sinking Valley.


Orbison-Elliott

Huntingdon Gazette, October 8, 1808

Married Thursday last by Rev. Johnston, William Orbison Esq. to Miss Eleanor Elliott, daughter of Judge Elliott of this borough.


Pinnell-Morrison

Huntingdon Gazette, July 23, 1807

Married Sunday evening by Rev. Morris Howe, Rev. Jesse Pinnell to Miss Julia Morrison of this borough.


Plummer-Green

Huntingdon Gazette, August 17, 1809

Married Tuesday last by the Rev. John Thomas, John Plummer of Williamsburg and Sarah Green of Barree township.


Priestly-Magee

Huntingdon Gazette, May 17, 1810

Married Tuesday last in Alexandria by the Rev. Johnston, Marmaduke Shepley Priestly to Jane Magee.


Rann-Thompson

Huntingdon Gazette, December 21, 1809

Married at Birmingham in this County by Joseph Cadwallader, Esq., William Rann to Sarah Thompson of Warriors Mark.


Rees-Roller

Huntingdon Gazette, October 22, 1807

Married the same day Thomas Rees silversmith to Miss Roller daughter of Philip Roller of Sinking Valley.


Shank-Echelberger

Huntingdon Gazette, January 4, 1810

Married Sunday last by the Reverend Frederick Hass, Jacob Shank to Sarah Eckelberger both of Tyrone twp.


Shultz-Craffius

Huntingdon Gazette, December 18, 1806

Married the same day (Tuesday last) by the same (Rev. John Johnston), Philip Shultz to Catharine Craffius both of this town.


Scott-Davis

Huntingdon Gazette, October 16, 1806

Married this day by the Rev. John Johnston, Mr. John Scott of Alexandria to Miss Davis, daughter of the widow Davis near Waterstreet.


Simpson-Dean

Huntingdon Gazette, May 3, 1810

Married Tuesday by the Rev. Johnston, Major William Simpson to Jane Dean, both of this place.


Smith-Antony

Huntingdon Gazette, March 31, 1809

Married the 16th William M. Smith, Esq. Attorney at law of this place to Eliza Antony of Philadelphia.


Snyder-Shultz

Huntingdon Gazette, October 16, 1806

Married on Tuesday last by the Rev. M. Currant, David Snyder and Christena Shultz, daughter of Lawrence Shultz all of this town.


Spencer-Jackson

Huntingdon Gazette, December 2, 1808

Married yesterday by Rev. Johnston, William Spencer to Elizabeth Jackson, both of the vicinity of Alexandria.


Startzman-Keesbury

Huntingdon Gazette, June 14, 1810

Married Tuesday the 5th at Lewistown, Martin Startzman of this borough to Elizabeth Keesbury of the former place.


Stetts-Lloyd

Huntingdon Gazette, January 29, 1807

Married on Tuesday last by the Rev. Johnston, William Stetts and Miss Lloyd, daughter of Henry Lloyd all of Woodcock Valley.


Stevens-Long

Huntingdon Gazette, January 15, 1807

Married on Tuesday the 6th inst. at the house of the Rev. Stevens on Shavers Creek, Capt. William Stevens to Miss Jane Long.


Stewart-Morrow

Huntingdon Gazette, May 21, 1807

Married Tuesday last by the Rev. David Baird, James Stewart of Sinking Valley to Rebecca Morrow.


Stewart-Roberts

Huntingdon Gazette, May 26, 1809

Married Tuesday last by the Rev. Johnston, James Stewart to Rachel Roberts both of Sinking Valley.


Toussy-Means

Huntingdon Gazette, May 16, 1808

Married Thursday last by the Rev. Johnston, David Toussy to Elizabeth Means daughter of H. Means near W Street.


Vandeevender-Enyart

Huntingdon Gazette, May 14, 1807

Married this day Isaac Vandeevender to Polly Enyart daughter of William Enyart of Raystown branch.


White-Barrick

Huntingdon Gazette, October 4, 1810

Married on Tuesday last by the Rev. Morris Howe, Jacob White Jun., to Catharine Barrick both of this County.


Wilson-Hammel (Mrs.)

Huntingdon Gazette, July 14, 1809

Married Monday last James Wilson of Sinking Valley to Mrs. Hammel of this borough.


Wilson-Thomas

Huntingdon Gazette, June 14, 1810

Married a few days since Charles Wilson of Sinking Valley to Miss Thomas, daughter of Samuel Thomas Esq. of the Frankstown settlement.


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