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EBENSBURG ALLEGHANIAN
EBENSBURG, PA
1865

Thursday, 29 Jun 1865
Submitted by Lisa Baker


Hon. William Wilkins died at his home in Allegheny country one day last week. He had attained the ripe old age of 86 years.

MARRIED: On Tuesday, 20th instant, at Loretto, this country, by Rev. T.S. Reynolds, Mr. THOMAS CALLAN, of Ebensburg, to Miss MARY REGINA MAGUIRE, of Loretto.

MARRIED: At the Cathedral, in Pittsburgh, on Tuesday morning, 20th inst., by the Right Rev. Bishop Domenec, JOHN E. SCANLAN, Esq., to Miss JOSEHINE M. JOHNSTON, both of Ebensburg.

DIED: In Cambria township, on the 24th instant, EVELINE, daughter of R.J. and Jane Evans, aged 8 years.

Thursday, 31 Aug 1865
Submitted by Lisa Baker


MARRIED: In Ebensburg, on the 24th instant, by the Rev. T.M. Wilson, Mr. JOSEH STEEL, of Centreville, Indiana county, and Miss SARAH J. CLIFFERD, of Lockport, Westmoreland county.

Thursday, 21 Sep 1865
Submitted by Lisa Baker


WON'T STAY ARRESTED--Michael Phalon, one of the parties charged with assaulting and robbing Mr. Henry Hopple, in Carroll township, lately, was arrested in Newport, Perry county, on last Friday night; but, by the execution of that profound strategical movement known as "giving leg bail," he succeeded in making his escape from the officer. He is yet at large.

DEATH OF LIEUT-COL. CHARLES MCDERMITT--The telegraph brings us the painful intelligence of the death of Lieut. Col. Charles McDermitt, of the Second California Calvary, commander of the District of Nevada, who fell by the hands of skulking Indian assassins, on Tuesday.--Col. M'Dermitt was one in whose praise, as an officer and a gentleman, too much cannot be said. He was born in Cambria county, Pennsylvania; served with distinction as a Lieutenant and Captain in the Second Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Mexican War, and came to California in 1849, settling in Siskiyou county, where he held the positions of County Judge and Sheriff at different times.--When the first call was made for Volunteers in California in 1861, he raised a company for the Second Calvary, and was commissioned Captain by Governor Stanford. He was stationed first, we believe, at Fort Miller, and early in 1862 was promoted to the rank of Major. Early in 1865 he was promoted to the rank of Lieut.-Colonel, and two weeks since was appointed to the important position of Commander of the District of Nevada, by General Orders No. 1, issued by General McDowell on his assuming command of the Department of California. His first promotion caused some ill feeling among the other officers of the Second Regiment, who felt offended at his elevation over them; but his conduct in every position fully justified the confidence reposed in him by General Wright, and he had warm and earnest friends among all classes of our citizens. in his relations as an officer he was a model worthy of imitation, and as a citizen, a husband and a father, his memory will be cherished and revered by all who knew him. No man in the Department of the Pacific stood higher in the confidence of the successive commanders under whom he served, and his loss is one which will be felt seriously by the service. He leaves a family at Fort Churchill. His age at the time of his death was about 45 years.

MARRIED: At St. Mary's Church, Loretto, on the 21st inst., by the Rev. T.S. Reynolds, Mr. A.J. CHRISTY, of Pit Hole City, to Miss MARY WILHELMINA GWINN, of the former place. [does say St. Mary, Loretto]

Thursday, 12 Oct 1865
Submitted by Lisa Baker


DIED: In Blacklick township, this county, on the evening of the 1st instant, Mr. JOHN GILLAN, aged 47 years.

DIED: Of dysentery, near Belsano, Cambria county, on the 22d ult., MARGARET ANNE, and on the 24th ult., THOMAS LEMON, children of G.W. and Mary A. Wilkinson, the former aged 3 years, 6 months and 11 days, and the latter one year, 7 months and 22 days.

MARRIED: On the 4th instant, at the residence of the bride's mother, in Indiana boro., by the Rev. A.C. Ehrenfeld, Capt. WILLIAM LINTON, of Richmond, Va. (formerly of Ebensburg), to Miss ELIZA MYERS.

Thursday, 19 Oct 1865
Submitted by Lisa Baker


MARRIED: On Saturday evening, 14th inst., at the residence of the bride's mother, by Rev. Mr. Wilson, Mr. ROBERT E. JONES to Miss LIBBIE ROBERTS, both of Ebensburg.

Thursday, 26 Oct 1865
Submitted by Lisa Baker


MARRIED: October 15th, 1865, by Rev. A. Baker, Mr. Elihu S. Lynde, of Portland, Preston county, West Va., and Miss Annie M. Wetherell, of Chest Springs, Cambria county, Pa.

OBITUARY: William Allen died at his residence, in Chest Springs, Cambria co., on the 5th September, 1865, in the 85th year of his age. Mr. Allen was born in England, but many years ago made his home in this country, and during all those years was known as a loyal, industrious and orderly citizen. He had for a number of years been a member of the M.E. Church; and those who had the best opportunities of knowing him believe that he was honestly trying to be a Christian and secure a home in Heave. His illness was short and very painful. He leaves a wife and two daughters and many friends to mourn his loss. A. BAKER

Thursday, 2 Nov 1865
Submitted by Lisa Baker


SHOCKING ACCIDENT--A little daughter of Rev. A. Baker, pastor of the M.E. Church of this place, was so shockingly [burn]ed on Thursday of last week as to result in her death the following evening. As we understand it, another daughter was rocking the little one in a crib at the time, which by some means upset, precipating the unfortunately child into a vessell of boiling liquid. It was a fearful accident and tears of sympathy cannot but fall for the bereaved parents in their overwhelming affliction. The child was about ten months. [left edge tied into paper, guessed at some words]

Thursday, 9 Nov 1865
Submitted by Lisa Baker


AT THE LAST--We find the following announcement in the Pella, Iowa, Blade of the 26th ultimo:

MARRIED: At Keytesville, Mo., by the Rev. J.M. Wentz, on the 10th of October, Mr. JOHN T. BATEMAN and Miss LOUISA MERILLA CARMON.

Both these parties formerly resided in Ebensburg, and were well known to the writer of this.

Thursday, 16 Nov 1865
Submitted by Lisa Baker


CASE DISPOSED OF--The case of Dr. John J. Krise, of Clearfield township, Cambria county, charged with attempting to resist the draft, came up before the U.S. Court at Pittsburg on the 16th instant. Enough of legal testimony not appearing to warrant a conviction, the prosecution was abandoned and the Doctor discharged from custody.

Thursday, 23 Nov 1865
Submitted by Lisa Baker


A MAN named M'Tammany was seriously though not fatally injured in Washington township, Cambria county, on last Saturday night, by a tree falling upon him.

MARRIED: On the 23d instant, at the residence of Stephen Lloyd, Esq., Ebensburg, by the Rev. T.M. Wilson, Mr. VALLIE S. BARKER to Miss JENNIS L. EVANS.

Thursday, 7 Dec 1865
Submitted by Lisa Baker


FOUND DEAD--The dead body of Mr. Hugh Fagan, a resident of Alleghany tp., Cambria county, was found on the roadside, in that township, a few days since. The man had been missing for several days before his remains were discovered. His death is said to have been caused by intemperance and exposure.

Thursday, 14 Dec 1865
VOL. 7, NO. 9
Submitted by Lisa Baker


SAD ACCIDENT--On Saturday evening last, a miner's lamp filled with carbon oil exploded in the hands of the wife of Thomas Mullaney, of Hemlock, this county. The flames were communicated to the woman's dress, and she was so dreadfully burned that she died on Monday morning following.


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