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[NOTE: ult. references the previous month; inst. references the current month.]

Newspaper Death Notices from Genius of Liberty
Transcribed by Letha Holmes


Morris Town, N. J.

Printed and Published by Jacob Mann, nearly opposite the Academy


May 31, 1798.  On Sunday last at Beverwick, Mrs. Mariana Beverhoudt consort of the late Lucas Van Beverboudt.

June 21, 1798.  In this Town, on Monday last, of lingering illness Mrs. M’Carthy, consort of Mr. Francis M’Carthy of Rockaway.

Aug 2, 1798.  On Thursday the 19th inst. at East Hampton, on Long Island, the Rev. Dr. Samuel Buell in his 82nd year.

Aug 23, 1798, in this Town, on Friday last, Mrs. Sarah Dickerson relict of Capt. Peter Dickerson, in the 69th year of her age.

On Tuesday, Mr. Elias Hedges, Senior, in the 53d year of his age.

Aug 30, 1798.  Early this morning, Mrs. De Wint consort of Mr. Christian De Wint, of this town.

Sept 6, 1798.  In New York, on Sunday morning June 24 last, Melancton Smith, in the 55th year of his age.

Sept 27, 1798.  In this town, on the 12th inst. Rebecca Primrose in the 80th year of her age, relict of Henry Primrose.

Also, in this town on the 21st inst. Elisha Ayers, Esq, Attorney of a lingering illness in the 34th year of his age.

Dec 6, 1798, In this town on Saturday morning last of a lingering illness, Mr. Abner Canfield, at the age of 29 years.

April 18, 1799, in this town on Tuesday last, Mr. Samuel Ware, aged 75.

This morning the Widow Abigail Johnes, aged 74.

April 17, 1800.  Last evening, in this town, Mrs. Ruth Hathaway consort of Col. B. Hathaway.

June 12, 1800.  In the vicinity of this town, on Saturday evening last, Mr. John Scott at a very advanced age (87).

On Sunday evening last, in Hanover, in the 34th year of her age, Mrs. Pheve Darsey, consort of Dr. John Darsey, of a lingering illness.

July 31, 1800.  In this Town, about 8 o’clock this morning of dysentery, William Tuttle, in the 13th year of his age, son of Mr. William Tuttle.

Aug 25, 1800.  On the 27th of July last of the Yellow Fever, in the West Indies, Mr. Richard Carmichael, son of Alexander Carmichael, Esquire of this place.

Oct 23, 1800.  Elizabeth Alward, in this Township, on Friday evening last.

John Myrick of this township, on Saturday evening last.

Colonel Chillion Ford, of a nervous fever, at Rockaway on Sunday morning last.

Samuel Tuttle, of the yellow fever, at Hanover, on Sunday morning last.

Nov 27, 1800.  On the 14th inst. at Black River, of a lingering illness C. Victor King (left wife and family of children)

Jan 29, 1801.  Last evening, in this Town, Mr. Moses Force

March 26, 1801, on Sunday night last, at Troy, Dr. Joseph Parrot.

Also, the same night, at the same place, Mr. Jess Baldwin.

May 7, 1801, on Thursday last, near this town, Mr. Archibald Ferris, aged 21 years.

May 14, 1801.  On Monday, the 26th ult. near Black River, Chester township, Mr. Benjamin Horton, aged 56 years, after a short but severe illness.

June 18, 1801, yesterday morning, in this town, after an indisposition of some months, Col. William D’Hart, an Officer in the late American Revolutionary Army, and a Gentleman of the Bar, for many years a resident of this place.

On Monday morning, the 12th inst. Mrs. Catherine Laverty wife of Henry Laverty, merchant, aged 16 years and 10 months.

Sept. 17, 1801.  On Sunday morning last, in Hanover, Mr. Noah Vail, much and deservedly lamented by numerous train of connections friends.

Yesterday in this town at 1 o’clock P.M. after a week’s illness, Silas Condict, Esq in the 61st year of his age.

Sept. 24, 1801.  On Saturday morning last, in New York, in the prime of life, Mr. Stephen Jackson son of Stephen Esquire of Rockaway.

On Monday morning last, near this town, Mrs. Gard, relict of Capt. Daniel Gard, aged 52 years.

Oct 1801, on Friday last in this town of a lingering illness, Mr. John T. Howell, in the 47th year of his age.

This morning between the hours of one and two o’clock, Abraham Brazier Arnold, age 18, son of Col. Jacob Arnold, near this town after a short and painful illness.

Oct 8, 1801.  At Hanover, in this county on Monday evening, the 28th ult. Mrs. Gummerson, with all the symptoms of yellow fever prevailing in New York, having returned from a visit to that city on the Wednesday preceding.

Oct 23, 1801.  On the 27th ult. at Long Hill, this county, in the bloom of youth, Miss Fanny Cooper.  Also, at the same place about two hours after her burial, George Cooper, her father.

Nov 6, 1801.  On Wednesday evening last, near this town, Mr. David Pierson, Sen. In the 48th year of his age.

Dec 4, 1801.  In Littletown, on Monday the 30th ult. Mr Jacob Vail, only son of Henry Vail, aged 21.

On Tuesday, the 1st inst. near this town, Mr. David Parker, of Connecticut Farms, in the 21st year of his age.

On the evening of the same at Pompton, Mrs. Colefax, wife of Robert Colefax, Esq.

On Wednesday the 21 inst, in this town, a child of Elijah Holloway.

On Thursday, the 3d inst. near this town, Mrs. Harris, wife of Wynans Harris, in the 38th year of her age.

Dec 18, 1801.  Very suddenly on Monday morning last, near this town, Mr. Enock Conger, Senior, aged 59 years.

Dec 25, 1801.  Near this town on Wednesday morning last, Mr. Philip Condict, in the 95th year of his age.


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