Old Newspaper Collections Project

By Clayton, Deb, & Holice

Philadelphia Public Ledger
Marriages & Deaths, 1853


Extra special thanks to Holice B. Young for being such a trooper and typing a ton of old news articles! Without her this project wouldn't be here!

Philadelphia Public Ledger, Marriages, 1853


On the evening of the 21st inst., by the Rec. Danl. Gaston, Mr. ALLEN McPHERSON to Miss MARY A. YOUNG, all if Kensington.

By the Rev. A. C. Wheaton on the evening of the 19th inst., Mr. ANTHONY DAVIS to Miss MARY LURMEN, both of Philadelphia.

On the 22d inst., the Rev. Henry E. Montgomery, MATTHEW WHILLDIN, to Miss LOUISA L., daughter of Nathaniel E. Warwick, Esq., of Attlesboro.

On the 22d inst., by Geo. M. Howell, Mayor of the Northern Liberties, Mr. HENRY W, ELY, of New Hope, Bucks County, Miss MARY R. ADAMS, of Soleberry, Bucks county.

On the 21st inst., by the Rev. J. O. Rogers, Mr. THORNTON, JR., to Miss EVELINE F. SBREEV, both of Camden, N. J.

At Towanda, Sept. 7, by the Rev. Benl. J. Douglass, Mr. JOHN J. GRIFFITHS, of Philadelphia, TO Miss PHEBE ANN, daughter of Gen. Wm. Patton, of Towanda, Pa.

On the 20th inst., by the Rev. F. Wyle, Mr. WM. H. ETTINGER, to Miss EMMA M. ATMORE, all of this city.

On Thursday morning, 22d inst., at Grace church, by Rev. Mr. Suddards, WM. HOBART BROWN to ANNIE E., daughter of the late Charles Gale, all of this city.

On the 10th inst., by the Rev. Geo. Durborow, Mr. JOSHUA H. BARTON, to Miss SIDNEY E. CURREY, of Philadelphia.

At Bethlehem, Pa., on the 13th instant, by Rev. Saml. Keinke, Mr. CORNELIUS M. KNAUSS to Miss LOUISA G., daughter of the late Henry G. Guetter.

On the 22d inst., at Lancaster City, by the Rev. G. F. Krotel, GEO. H. HILTON, of Carlisle, Pa., to EMMA GIBBS, of the former place.

On the 12th inst., by Elder Samuel Harrison, Mr. JOSEPH RANCONN, to Miss SARAH ANN BILLAM, both natives of England.


At Florence, N. J., on Wednesday evening, the 21st instant, in the 24th year of his age, D. OTIS BLOOD.

Mr. Blood was for many years connected with the Ledger establishment as chief bookkeeper by his attention and amenity of manners made himself widely and favorably known.

The relatives and friends of the family, and members of the Fredonia Lodge, and Palestine Encampment, I. O. of O. F. of which societies he was a member, are invited to met the funeral at Arch Street wharf, on Sunday, at 12 o'clock noon. To proceed to Odd Fellows Cemetery for interment.

On the 21st instant, Miss ANNE LESLIE, in the 17th year of her age.

Her relatives and friends are respectively invited to attend the funeral, from the residence of her aunt, Rebecca Warnock, No. 601 South street, above 8ch Fifth (Friday) afternoon, at 1 o'clock.

On Thursday morning, 27th instant, in the 87th year of her age, SUSANNA MILLER, relict. of Joseph Miller, formerly of Mt. Airy, Germantown.

The friends of the family are respectively invited to attend the funeral, from her late residence, No. 184 Franklin street, below Sering Garden, on Saturday morning, 24th instant, at 10 o'clock, without further notice. To proceed to Germantown.


On Thursday 22d instant, at Frankford, Pa., Miss EWERET M. STRONG, in the 24th year of her age.

The friends and family are invited to attend her funeral from the residence of her mother, No. 139 Main street, on Saturday afternoon, at 3 o'clock, without further notice.

On the 22d inst., in the 20th year of her age, ELIZABETH J. McCONAUGHY.

The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from the residence of her husband, Briceburg, on Saturday afternoon, at 1 o'clock. Funeral to proceed to Odd Fellows' Cemetery.

On Thursday, 22d inst., GOTTLIEB WILLIAMS, in the 57th year of his age.

The relatives and friends of the family are respecfully invited to attend the funeral from His late residence, Robinwood street, below Tenth, on Sunday afternoon, at 2 o'clock without further notice.

On the ---instant, COCHRAN FAITH, aged 28.  His friends are respectfully invited to attend his funeral from his late residence, No. 6, Bell's Court, between Third and Fourth off Spruce Street, north side, this Friday morning at 8 o'clock.

Copyright Clayton Betzing, 2001

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