PGC Listings

The Pennsylvania Genealogical Catalogue – 1823 – Deaths

This collection originally included listings of marriages, deaths, obituaries, and other notices from The Village Record, published in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

It has been expanded to include records that shed light on emigration patterns, customs and traditions, important events, medical history, biographical data, and more.

Deaths

  • Village Record on January 1, 1823 — Death — Obituary DIED – In Easttown, Chester county, on the evening of the 14th ult. LEWIS MORRIS, Jr. In announcing the death of this individual, the mind is afflicted with more than ordinary sensation on such occasions. He is the fourth brother who, within the space of a few years has descended to the silent tomb. Those amiable men have fallen victims at early stages of life, and three of them at periods when their existence had become equally essential to the welfare of their young families, and to the comfort and protection of their ancient parents…
  • Village Record on January 8, 1823 — Death — On Saturday the 28th ult. of a lingering illness, in the 63d year of his age, Dr. MICHAEL LEIB.
  • Village Record on January 8, 1823 — Death — On the 18th ult. at his residence in Uwchlan township, REUBEN JOHN, in his Eightieth year.
  • Village Record on January 8, 1823 — Death — On Thursday morning the 19th ult. at his Father residence, Warren, Chester county, in the 23d year of his age, Mr. HENRY FAHNESTOCK, formerly residing in the family of Col. Mayer of this city, where he was most deservedly respected and beloved by all who knew him.
  • Village Record on January 29, 1823 — Death — DIED, On the 6th inst. WILLIAM KERNS, a respectable citizen of East Marlborough, aged 78 years 11 months and 12 days. The deceased has borne the name of an honest man and that with propriety….Reading, Berks county, Dec. 25th, 1822.
  • Village Record on January 29, 1823 — Death — In Thornbury, Chester county, STEPHEN TAYLOR, aged 84 years. – He died on his birthday…
  • Village Record on January 29, 1823 — Death — In Vincent township, Chester county, JOHN SALYERDS, in the 22d year of his age.
  • Village Record on January 29, 1823 — Death — On the 12th of December, ABEL CHAFFEN, of Chester county, aged 74 years.
  • Village Record on February 5, 1823 — Death — Departed this life, on Tuesday morning, the 14th inst. after a short but painful illness, Mrs. ELIZA STRAWBRIDGE, consort of Mr. Joseph Strawbridge, of Penn township, aged 27 years. In the death of this lady, the society in which she lived, and the circle in which she moved, have sustained an irreparable loss…
  • Village Record on February 5, 1823 — Death — Died suddenly, at his residence near Cochranville, on Thursday the 9th inst. Gen. JOHN BOYD, aged about 68 years. General Boyd was a native of township in which he resided and died – of ardent and patriotic feelings, and though at the age of but twenty years, his heart and his services were anxiously and honorably devoted and engaged in the revolutionary struggle, in which he took a zealous and active part, in the character of a citizen soldier, but more particularly as an officer, and his conduct through life was such as enabled him not only to secure, but to retain the confidence of his fellow citizens. Besides his various military appointments, he was for several years elected a representative for the county of Chester in the Legislature of our state, and for twenty-five years a ruling elder in the congregation of FaggManor. Affable and courteous in his demeanor, he was happy in conciliating the esteem of his neighbors, and all with whom he had any connexion – as a man of business he was active, honest, and punctual in all his dealings. As a christian he was steadfast, sincere and consistent in his religious exercises and professions…
  • Village Record on February 5, 1823 — Death — Died, in New Garden township, Chester county, on the 18th inst. after a severe illness of about two weeks, THOMAS CHANDLER, in the 62d year of his age. His remains were interred on the 20th, in Friends’burying ground, at Londongrove, attended by a respectable assemblage of relatives, friends and neighbors. Though the frequency of panegyric on the characters of departed intelligence, has in a great measure destroyed its efficacy as an incitement to a life of virtue and honesty, yet the writer cannot refrain from remarking, that few men in modern times, have lived a life of more christian innocence and virtue, that the deceased; it is fully believed he has left this stage of action without a single enemy; beloved and respected by all who knew him – and of him, perhaps, it might have been said, as was of one formerly, ‘Behold an Israelite indeed in whom there is no guile.’
  • Village Record on February 12, 1823 — Death — DIED – At his father’s residence, in East Nantmeal township, on the 4th ult. SAMUEL RAY, Jr. aged 27 years. Thus has insidious disease enrolled another victim among the numberless tenants of the grave; just too at the moment he was emerging into a sphere of usefulness…His Masonic Brethren attended at the Lodge of which he was a member, and shewed their respect by following his remains to the place of interment. What makes the loss of this amiable young man more truly deplorable, he has left an affectionate wife in delicate health, after a union of only seven months, to deplore a loss forever irreparable.
  • Village Record on February 19, 1823 — Death — Departed this life, on Thursday, the 14th instant, after a short illness, at the house of Amos Worthington, near West Chester, JOHN SITER, the only son of John Siter, deceased, late of Radnor, Delaware county, in his 16th year. He was an amiable youth, esteemed and beloved by all his acquaintances – in him the widowed mother beheld consoling comforts in her declining years, and his sisters a beloved brother…
  • Village Record on February 19, 1823 — Death — Died, in this borough on the 14th inst. Mrs. HARRIET BARNARD, wife of Isaac D. Barnard, Esq. and daughter of Judge Darlington, in the twenty-first year of her age. To those who knew this interesting and lovely woman, but a few days ago in the full enjoyment of life, health, and brilliant prospects, this event seems incredible. To her disconsolate friends the loss is beyond measure, and the sudden manner in which she has been snatched away from them, must be set down to those mysterious dealings of an all governing power, intended for some wise end, but which human reason cannot scan, and to which it is difficult for human feelings to submit with resignation…
  • Village Record on February 19, 1823 — Death — Obituary Departed this life on the night of the 5th of February, 1823, at the residence of Mr. Robert T. Evans, in Tredyffrin township, Chester county, Pa. after a long illness occasioned by consumption of the lungs, Mr. LEVI C. GLISSON, aged 28 years, a native of Canterbury, in the state of New Hampshire. It is but bare justice to the memory of the deceased, to say that he exhibited a wonderful, perhaps unexampled, instance of the triumph of the intellect, genius and application, over obstacles and difficulties which, under the circumstances in which he was placed, would, to nine tenths of his species, have been utterly insurmountable. He was deprived, from an early period of his infancy, of all use of both of his legs, and had but a very imperfect use of either of his arms. Without the advantage of wealth, or the patronage of the wealthy, by the native force of his mind, he had made a proficiency in ancient and modern literature, in various branches of human knowledge, and in the arts, which was really astonishing to all who had the pleasure if his acquaintance and which would have conferred honorable distinction on those who had none of his difficulties to contend with…
  • Village Record on February 26, 1823 — Death — Departed this life on the 7th inst. ELIZABETH DAVIS, of Coventry, wife of Mathew Davis.
  • Village Record on February 26, 1823 — Death — Departed this life suddenly, on Saturday morning, the 8th instant, THOMAS HENDERSON, Esq. of New London township, aged 66 years. The deceased was one of the oldest magistrates in our county, and one whose decisions were generally respected – a man of excellent character, and much esteemed by his neighbors. To his family, the death of this gentleman is more than a commonly distressing bereavement – he has left six children, all females to bemoan their irreparable loss. They had but recently wept a departed mother, and their wound of sorrow scarcely healed ere they were again called upon to resign this, their last earthly parent to the tomb….
  • Village Record on February 26, 1823 — Death — Distressing Mortality – Died, in Maxatawny township, Bucks county, Pa. on the 13th Nov. SUSAN, wife of Jacob Metzger, aged about 45 years. On the 16th December, SAMUEL, aged about 25 years. On the 23d, JACOB, aged about 23 years; and on the 2d inst. JOHN, aged about 20 years, all sons of the aforesaid Jacob Metzger. Neither of these young men was married. In the summer this family contracted the then prevailing epidemic, from which none escaped but the father.
  • Village Record on February 26, 1823 — Death — In Philadelphia, on Friday afternoon, 14th inst. in the 47th year of his age, Mr. SAMUEL RELF, late Editor of the Philadelphia Gazette. On his way home from the Office, early on Saturday evening, 8th ult. he had a severe fall on the ice, on the foot pavement near Ninth in Chesnut, which, breaking his right arm above the elbow, and considerably injuring his body, in a few days terminated his earthly career. Mr. Relf became proprietor and editor of the Philadelphia Gazette shortly after the lamentable fire in Chesnut street, on the night of the 27th January, 1797, in which the wife and three children of Mr. Andrew Brown, the founder of the paper, perished in the flames, and himself was so much burnt that he survive but a few hours.
  • Village Record on March 5, 1823 — Death — In this Borough, on Friday evening, the 28th ult. SAMUEL JEFFERIS, in the 87th year of his age.- On Sunday his remains were interred in Friends’burying ground. A large assemblage was present at the funeral, and among the rest a brother of the deceased, now 92 years old. It is very rare that a man of 87 is followed to the grave by an older brother. Mr. Jefferis died of old age; suffered little pain or sickness, and expired so easy that it was difficult to say when he ceased to breathe. Mr. J. was one of the few who could remember so long back as to the time when the deer were plenty in the woods of Chester county; when a hunter occasionally killed a bear, and when a few of the native Indians still inhabited their original fields. He was intelligent – his memory, particularly of events that happened long since, was good, and it was pleasant to go back with him sixty and seventy years, and to trace the changes in population and improvement up to the time nearer our own.
  • Village Record on March 26, 1823 — Death — At Birmingham, on 7th day the 22d instant, ABIGAIL SHARPLESS, consort of Benjamin Sharpless.
  • Village Record on April 2, 1823 — Death — Departed this life, on the 16th ult. at Coventry, Chester county, Mrs. ANNA POTTS, wife of Mr. David Potts, jr. and daughter of the late Robert May, Esq. of that place. Her illness was long and tedious; but while the tenement of clay was gradually sinking under infirmities, the immortal spirit, that tabernacled in it, was fast ripening for eternal bliss…
  • Village Record on April 2, 1823 — Death — On Thursday, the 13th ultimo, Mrs. YOCUM, of Coventry township, Chester county.
  • Village Record on April 9, 1823 — Death — At his residence in Westtown township, Chester county, on the 6th of this inst. AARON JAMES, in the 60th year of his age. He possessed in an eminent degree the properties of a kind parent and good neighbour, and will be much missed in his domestic circle.
  • Village Record on April 9, 1823 — Death — In East Bradford, on the evening of the 3d inst. SARAH WORTH, aged about 50 years, consort of Samuel Worth.
  • Village Record on April 9, 1823 — Death — On the 2d inst. in Londongrove township, Chester county, AMY HICKS, wife of Thomas Hicks, in the 38th year of her age, after a lingering illness, which she bore with christian fortitude, expressing her resignation to the Divine will, and reliance on the all protecting hand of her Heavenly Father. Her remaines were interred in Friends’burying ground, at Londongrove, on 6th day following, attended by a large concourse of relatives and friends.
  • Village Record on April 23, 1823 — Death — Departed this life, in Mifflintown, Mifflin county, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday morning the 27th ult. after a short yet severe illness, ANDREW NELSON GALLAHER, Esq. Editor of the ‘Mifflin Eagle,’aged about 26 years…
  • Village Record on April 23, 1823 — Death — On the 15th inst. at his residence, in West Marlborough township, Chester county, NATHAN HAYES, aged 88 years.
  • Village Record on May 7, 1823 — Death — Departed this life on the 25th instant, in Newtown township, Delaware county, Mrs. MARY FAWKES, in the 62d year of her age, widow of Richard Fawkes. Her remains were interred in Friends Burial ground in Newtown attended by a numerous concourse of relations and friends.
  • Village Record on May 7, 1823 — Death — In Vincent township, on the 27th ult. PAUL REID, aged 47 years; a highly respectable and worthy man.
  • Village Record on May 14, 1823 — Death — At Dyerstown, Plumstead township, Bucks county, on the 30th of April, JOSIAH DYER, aged about 36 years.
  • Village Record on May 14, 1823 — Death — At Lewistown, on the 28th ull. ALEXANDER A. ANDERSON, an eminent practitioner at the bar of Mifflin county, aged about 67 years.
  • Village Record on May 14, 1823 — Death — At Reading, on the 30th ult. CHARLES RICHARDS, Attorney at Law, and Deputy Attorney General for Berks county, in the 31st year of his age.
  • Village Record on May 14, 1823 — Death — Departed this life on the 6th inst. after an illness of nearly 3 months continuance, to the issue of which he frequently expressed the most perfect resignation, JOSEPH HEALD, in the 47th year of his age, leaving a widow and ten children to lament their loss…
  • Village Record on May 14, 1823 — Death — On the 21st of April last, of a lingering and distressing illness, JOHN DUNN, of East Caln, aged 46, Collector of the tolls on the Lancaster and Philadelphia turnpike. He was a faithful officer, remarkable for his correctness – but the most prominent feature of his character was a sterling and unbending integrity of mind, one of the most valuable traits belonging to human nature. – He has left a widow with seven small children to lament his loss.
  • Village Record on May 14, 1823 — Death — On the 30th April, at his residence in Uwchlan, JOHN GORDON, aged 65 years.
  • Village Record on May 28, 1823 — Death — In Brandywine township, Chester county, on the 5th inst. RACHEL DAVIS, aged 20 years, daughter of William Davis.
  • Village Record on May 28, 1823 — Death — In East Goshen, Chester County, on the 21st inst. ISAAC REES, aged 63 years.
  • Village Record on May 28, 1823 — Death — Obituary DIED, at Philadelphia, on Tuesday the 20th inst. Mrs. REBECCA GILMAN, aged 76 years. This woman has left few equals. She was a native of Massachusetts, and for many years enjoyed the intimacy of citizens of that state, who have since acted a distinguished part as patriots, statesmen and jurists, upon the theatre of public life. Of these, her particular favorite was the late Chief Justice Parsons, many anecdotes of whom in his early days, she preserved for the entertainment of her younger friends. Shortly after the revolution, her husband, the late Judge Gilman, emigrated with his family, and a few enterprising friends to Ohio, and made a settlement at Fort Harmar, now Marietta. During the troubles of those early times, her house was a continued scene of hospitality; among those who partook of it most largely, and recollected it with deepest gratitude were the late Governor Sargent, then Secretary to Gov: St. Clair, and the pious and lamented Heckewelder. The writer has had the happiness to hear the sage of Bethlehem dwell upon the virtues of this excellent woman, and enumerate the instances of her kindness. She lived in Ohio from the time when it was the abode of savages, until it had become a civilized and powerful state. She literally saw wilderness bud and blossom as the rose.’Her dwelling from being a scene of ambush, where war whoop interrupted the sleep of the cradle,’became the quiet home of domestic enjoyment surrounded by every comfort and luxury. After the decease of Judge Gilman, she accompanied the family of her son, about ten years since, to the city of Philadelphia. Here she lived comparatively in retirement, devoted to pious meditation, and the happiness of her family and friends. But her eye was not dim, nor was her intellect clouded by age. Her feelings, ever young, her character purely intellectual, she still preserved her relish for society and her conversation often partook of that deep and powerful interest which is nearly allied to inspiration. Well versed in history and polite letters, intimately acquainted with several of our most distinguished public characters, and having kept an observing eye upon public transactions for a period of more than half a century, her acquaintance was truly a blessing to all who possessed the enjoyment. But the silver cord is loosed, the golden bowl is broken: the dust has returned to earth as it was; and the spirit, unto God who gave it.
  • Village Record on June 18, 1823 — Death — On the 1st inst. in Providence township, Delaware county, MARY CROSLY, wife of Samuel Crosly, in the 81st year of her age; As she lived, so she died beloved by all who knew her. She has left, to lament his loss, a companion in his ninety first year, they had lived together in the greatest harmony near Seventy years.
  • Village Record on June 25, 1823 — Death — DIED – On the 27th of the 5th month last, ANN ROBERTS, wife of Ellis Roberts, of Nether Providence township. She was respected by all her neighbors – a tender mother, and an affectionate wife and was an example in her life and conduct to the young and rising generation, worthy to be noticed and followed. She bore her sickness, which was long, with Christian meekness…
  • Village Record on June 25, 1823 — Death — DIED in this borough on Wednesday morning the 18th instant, CHARLES M. TOWNSEND, aged 3 years and ten months, son of John W. Townsend, Esq. A remarkably healthy and sprightly boy…On Tuesday the 10th, when at play with his associates, a large gate, on which he had climb, and which was unhing, fell over with him, and striking on the abdomen, bruised him inwardly so severely that all medical aid to save him was ineffectual; bearing intense pain with a patience beyond his years…
  • Village Record on July 2, 1823 — Death — Obituary Norristown, June 18. DIED.- On Friday morning last, Mr. WILLIAM KIDD, of this borough, aged 29 years. The deceased was a single man, a Stone Mason and Plasterer by trade, of sober industrious habits, respectable and respected. The cause of his death is singular and distressing – about two weeks ago, he received a small scratch on one of his fingers, while at work, from a rusty nail, which at the time was considered so trifling as to cause no notice – a little time after it became very painful, and in a day of two he was put to bed, from which he never rose again. – He was attended by three able Physicians, who faithfully administered every thing within the power of their art, but all was in vain. His companion who was at work with him, received a similar scratch about the same time, from which he was confined to bed several days, and narrowly escaped death – He is now about and recovering.
  • Village Record on July 9, 1823 — Death — In Philadelphia, June 14, JOHN VALLANCE, Engraver, aged 58.
  • Village Record on July 16, 1823 — Death — DIED – In this borough, on Saturday, the 12th inst. of a lingering illness, REILY T. BEAUMONT, aged about 22 years.
  • Village Record on July 16, 1823 — Death — DIED – On the Second inst. at his late residence, in Sadsbury township, Chester county, JOSEPH PARKE, Esq. in the 86th year of his age. The deceased was an early and influential friend of the Revolution, and was successively elected by the citizens of Chester county, to represent them in the General Assembly of this Commonwealth.
  • Village Record on July 30, 1823 — Death — Obituary Departed this life, on the 17th instant, at the residence of his father in West Marlborough, JOSHUA, eldest surviving son of Samuel Pennock. This is one of those bereavements which not only the parents and immediate connexions of the deceased, but an extensive circle of acquaintance, and particularly the young men of his neighborhood, will feel for a length of time….
  • Village Record on August 6, 1823 — Death — Near Salem, New Jersey, EDWARD GRAVES, son of John Graves, of this place. The remains of the deceased were brought home on the 3d inst. and on the 4th interred at Friends burying ground Marshalton.
  • Village Record on August 6, 1823 — Death — On the 15th of July last, at his residence in Londongrove township, Chester county, EVAN MORRIS, leaving a wife and four children to lament his loss.
  • Village Record on August 13, 1823 — Death — At her residence in Marshalton on the 6th inst. in the 83d year of her age, MARGARET MARSHALL, relict of the late Humphrey Marshall, deceased.
  • Village Record on August 13, 1823 — Death — DIED – On Wednesday 16th July last at his residence in Uwchlan, Chester county, EVAN EVANS, Esq. aged 74. He bore one of the most excruciating maladies that human nature is subject to, with a fortitude rarely met with – he was a man of sound mind, enlarged in his views, he was twice chosen to represent the county of Chester in that state Legislature, in which station he gave general satisfaction to his constituents. The brightest feature in his character, appears in the close – he died like a christian, relying on the salutation done thou good and faithful servant,’ enter the haven of peace, where the weary are at rest and the wicked cease to trouble.
  • Village Record on August 20, 1823 — Death — DIED, in Chester on the 1st inst. Mrs. SUSANNA BARNARD, aged 66 years.
  • Village Record on September 3, 1823 — Death — At East Bradford, on the 27th ult. THOMAS GIBBONS, aged 81 years.
  • Village Record on September 3, 1823 — Death — At Louisville, Kentucky, on the 11th ult., JOSEPH GILMAN, merchant, aged 31 years, oldest son of Benjamin Ives Gilman, Esq. of Philadelphia.
  • Village Record on September 3, 1823 — Death — At Pennsbury, on the 1st inst. WILLIAM WEBB, aged about 54 years.
  • Village Record on September 3, 1823 — Death — At Westtown, Chester county, on the 23d ult. JAMES HANNUM, aged 51 years.
  • Village Record on September 3, 1823 — Death — In this borough on the 31st ult. after an indisposition of many months, Mrs. MARY DARLINGTON, consort of the Hon. Isaac Darlington.
  • Village Record on September 3, 1823 — Death — On Friday last at her residence in East Nottingham township, after a long and lingering illness; Mrs. ANN HAINES, wife of Mr. Caleb Haines, in the 64th year of her age.
  • Village Record on September 3, 1823 — Death — On the 29th ult. SUSAN, daughter of Emmor Kimber, aged about 14 years. She was a lovely interesting, affectionate girl, and much endeared to all who knew her by her amiable manners and sweet disposition.
  • Village Record on September 3, 1823 — Death — On third day the 19th of August, at his residence in Uwchlan township, after a short and severe illness THOMAS EVANS, in the 37th year of his age. …
  • Village Record on September 10, 1823 — Death — At his residence in Newlin on the 5th inst. JOSEPH LEONARD in the 55th year of his age.
  • Village Record on September 10, 1823 — Death — At his residence in West Marlborough township, Chester county on the 24th ult. JOHN GREEN, in the 28th year of his age. He has left a wife and a child to lament his loss.
  • Village Record on September 10, 1823 — Death — DIED, in Concord, Delaware county, on the 24th ult. SALLY PARRY, in the 44th year of her age. She was an affectionate wife, a tender mother, a kind neighbor, a warm and faithful friend. She was approved minister in the Society of Friends. Her liberal mind however soared above all party distinctions, and was ready to embark the sincere of all religious denominations, and to love all who loved her Divine Master…
  • Village Record on October 1, 1823 — Death — At his residence in West Whiteland, Chester county, on the 24th ult. Mr. HOLLAND BOWEN.
  • Village Record on October 1, 1823 — Death — In East Nottingham, Cecil county, Maryland, near the Brick Meeting House, on the 17th ult. ISRAEL WHITE, Post master, in the 58th year of his age.
  • Village Record on October 1, 1823 — Death — In East Nottingham, Cecil county, Maryland, on the 18th ult. JESSE BROWN, aged about 79 years.
  • Village Record on October 1, 1823 — Death — In West Bradford, on the 1st ult. MARY ANN BALDWIN, weaver, aged about ten months.
  • Village Record on October 1, 1823 — Death — On Monday, the 15th ult. JOSEPH, son of John Martin, of West Whiteland, aged about 3 years.
  • Village Record on October 1, 1823 — Death — On the morning of the 11th inst. at the house of Morris Truman, in this place, (of a typhus fever which he took previous to his arrival here,) DAVID MOORE, jr. of New Garden, Chester county, Pennsylvania – aged about 53 years. The deceased, in company with his wife, arrived here a few days before his death, on their way to the Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends, held at Mount Pleasant, but has been taken off by a severe illness. His last moments were marked with a serene tranquility and resignation to the will of Divine Providence.
  • Village Record on October 8, 1823 — Death — At Cyprus Bend, on the Mississippi, JESSE EMBREE, aged 34 years. Mr. Embree was a native of Chester county, had emigrated to Ohio, and fixed his residence at Cincinnati. He was returning from New Orleans, but being taken ill of fever was put on shore at the place where he died.
  • Village Record on October 8, 1823 — Death — At Downingtown, on the 3d inst. JACOB DOWNING, aged about 60 years.
  • Village Record on October 8, 1823 — Death — At her residence in Marple, Delaware county, on the 16th ult. JANE WORRALL, in the 26th year of her age.
  • Village Record on October 8, 1823 — Death — At his residence in Newlin township, Chester county, on the 29th ult. NATHANIEL JEFFERIS, in the 92d year of his age.
  • Village Record on October 8, 1823 — Death — Departed this life, 9th mo. 30th, 1823, ISRAEL BALDWIN, son of Samuel Baldwin, of East Caln township, Chester county, after an illness of twenty two days, and in the prime of life, aged 37 years, 7 months and 21 days.
  • Village Record on October 8, 1823 — Death — DIED – At his farm near Strasburg, in Franklin county, on the 19th of August, JAMES HENDERSON, in the 81st year of his age. He was the son of Daniel Henderson, one of the original settlers, in Indian Town, West Nantmeal township, Chester county.
  • Village Record on October 8, 1823 — Death — DIED- Of the bilious fever, at his father residence in West Bradford, on the 26th ult. SAMUEL LILLEY, Jr. aged 24 years. The deceased was a young man of amiable and obliging disposition, respected within the circle of his acquaintance, of sober and industrious habits, and one in whom were centred the hopes of indulgent parents.
  • Village Record on October 8, 1823 — Death — On the 30th ult. at his father’s residence, in West Bradford, Chester county, Dr. JOHN INGRAM, in the 32d year of his age.
  • Village Record on October 15, 1823 — Death — At her residence in East Bradford, on Sunday the 5th inst. Mrs. JANE GRAY in the 58th year of her age. She was a kind and an affectionate parent – her irreparable loss was marked by the excess of grief indulged, by those who are now bereft of the best of mothers.
  • Village Record on October 15, 1823 — Death — Obituary DIED – On the 10th ult. at Brownsville, (Pa.) DAVID MOORE, Jr. late of Londongrove, Chester county. He was taken ill on the way, accompanying his wife Martha Moore, a minister of the Society of Friends’, journeying to attend the Yearly Meeting of Friends, held at Mount Pleasant, Ohio. THus do we behold the will of omnipotence, whose judgments are unsearchable, and his ways past finding out. Of the deceased it may be truly said, in his neighborhood he was a pattern of exemplary industry and economy as an agriculturist – in the society of which he was a member, of piety without ostentation. The recollection of his silent and unobtrusive virtues will be long cherished by those who knew his worth.
  • Village Record on October 22, 1823 — Death — At his father’s residence, in East Caln township, Chester county, on the 13th inst. GEORGE ROBERTS, in the twenty-first year of his age…
  • Village Record on October 22, 1823 — Death — At his residence in West Marlborough, on the 3d inst. ISAAC SWAYN, aged 50 years and 20 days. He bore the name of an honest and industrious mechanick.
  • Village Record on October 22, 1823 — Death — At the house of David Lukens, in Plymouth township, Montgomery county, on the 2d of this mo. PHILIP BARRACK [?] a soldier of the Revolution- a poor, but honest man. He has a wife living in Chester county, near Pequea.
  • Village Record on October 22, 1823 — Death — Departed this life, at her residence in East Bradford township, on the 19th inst. ELIZABETH PAINTER, in the 52d year of her age.
  • Village Record on October 22, 1823 — Death — In this borough, on the 13th inst. EDWARD MILLER, aged about 24 years.
  • Village Record on October 22, 1823 — Death — In West Goshen, on the 8th inst. LYDIA HAINES, wife of Isaac Haines, Esq. aged 74 years.
  • Village Record on October 22, 1823 — Death — On the 27th ult. after a short but severe illness, ELENOR DAVIS, of East Bradford township, in the 66th year of her age.
  • Village Record on October 22, 1823 — Death — On the 6th ult. near Millerburg, Kentucky, NATHANIEL BAKER, son of James Baker, of Chester county.
  • Village Record on October 29, 1823 — Death — At his residence in Birmingham township, Chester county, on sixth day the 10th ult. ELI SEAL, in the 35th year of his age, after a short and painful illness of six days.
  • Village Record on October 29, 1823 — Death — Departed this life at the residence of Thomas Berry, in Kennett township, Chester county, on the 8th of 10th mo. REFINE WEEKES, from the state of Vermont; author of a book entitled ‘Poems on Religious and Historical subjects;’…His object in traveling was to make sale of books and pamphlets on religious and moral subjects…In the course of his travels, he called at Centre meeting, from whence being invited home with Thomas Berry, he went and seemed rather indisposed…
  • Village Record on October 29, 1823 — Death — Departed this life on Saturday the 4th inst. in the 15th year of her age, JANE MARIA MALCOLM, grand daughter of Jane Vernon, of Springfield township, Delaware county.
  • Village Record on October 29, 1823 — Death — DIED on the 9th inst. at his residence in Uwchlan township, Chester county, DAVID SCHRACK, Sen. in the 72d year of his age….He has left a large family to lament the loss of an affectionate Father. He was a good friend and kind neighbor…
  • Village Record on October 29, 1823 — Death — In Trenton, on the 17th ult. in the 79th year of his age, JAMES EWING, Esq. formerly and for many years Mayor of the city of Trenton, and late Commissioner of Loans for the State of New Jersey….
  • Village Record on October 29, 1823 — Death — In Warren county, Mississippi, on the 22d of September last, of typhus fever, in the 25th year of his age, Mr. PASCHAL COGGINS, formerly of Philadelphia.
  • Village Record on October 29, 1823 — Death — Very suddenly, in Buckingham, Bucks county, on the 21st ult. Mr. JOSHUA ANDERSON, aged about 70 years – He was engaged in making cider, at the press of a neighbours; feeling unable to continue at business, he attempted to walk home, and died by the road side, before the assistance came for which he had sent. He left a widow and children, who with a concourse of friends, followed the remains to the grave yard of the Presbyterian church in Doylestown, on Thursday last.
  • Village Record on November 12, 1823 — Death — At his father’s residence in Marple township, Delaware county, on the 26th ult. DAVID PRATT, Jr. in the 43d year of his age.
  • Village Record on December 3, 1823 — Death — In Charlestown township, on Thursday, the 20th inst. Mr. ISAAC WILLIAMS.
  • Village Record on December 3, 1823 — Death — In this borough, on Monday evening last, Dr. JOHN H. QUINN, after a long and painful illness.
  • Village Record on December 3, 1823 — Death — Obituary Departed this life, at his residence in Charlestown, on Thursday, the 13th Nov. ELIJAH FUNK, after a short and severe indisposition, aged 66 years 7 months and 5 days, and on Friday his remains were consigned to the silent tomb attended by a large concourse of relatives and friends. Thus is society deprived of a respectable member, children bereft of an affectionate parent, and the circle in which he moved of an amiable friend…
  • Village Record on December 3, 1823 — Death — Obituary SAMUEL ROSSITER, of Charlestown township, Chester county, died at his farm, on the 16th inst. in the 71st year of his age. In announcing the death of this modest, unassuming man, the writer is aware, that common panegyric would be misplaced, as the deceased uniformly shunned the glare of ostentation. His good works were without parade. Scarcely was his left hand suffered to know the benefits conferred by his right. As a husband, father, friend and neighbor, his conduct was unexceptionable…
  • Village Record on December 3, 1823 — Death — On the 26th ult. Mrs. FRANCES DAVIS, consort of Thomas Davis, Esq. Prothonotary.
  • Village Record on December 3, 1823 — Death — On Wednesday, the 19th inst. in Charlestown township, Mrs. ____Rowland, Consort of William Rowland, dec.
  • Village Record on December 17, 1823 — Death — Another Patriot of ‘gone – On Saturday the 15th ult. after a long and tedious illness, which he bore with Christian-like fortitude Colonel GEORGE PIPER, of Bucks county, in his 69th year.
  • Village Record on December 17, 1823 — Death — At Lancaster, (Penn.) on the 28th ult. JASPER YATES SMITH, Esq. aged 32. He was the eldest son of the Hon. Charles Smith, L.L.D. He possessed a mind of the very first order, highly improved by great learning and extensive reading….
  • Village Record on December 17, 1823 — Death — DIED lately at Port au Prince, after a short illness, Mr. SAMUEL CORREY, of the firm of Correy and Windsor, merchants of that city. The deceased was a native of Chester county, and son of Mr. Geo. Correy, of New London township- He was a young man in the prime and vigor of life, of fine talents and great promise…
  • Village Record on December 24, 1823 — Death — At Birmingham, Delaware county, on the 14th of October, SUSANNAH GILPIN, aged 70 years, wife of Gideon Gilpin.
  • Village Record on December 24, 1823 — Death — At Thornbury, Delaware county, on the 4th inst. SAMUEL PAINTER, aged about 67 years.
  • Village Record on December 31, 1823 — Death — At his residence, in Radnor, Delaware county, on the 22d. inst. of an illness of about 6 hours, occasioned by a stroke of the palsey, JOSEPH PUGH, in the 49th year of his age. Editors to the southward, will please give this an insertion, as it is expected the deceased has a son living at Port Gibson, Mississippi.
  • Village Record on December 31, 1823 — Death — DIED, On Christmas day last, Old THOMAS BROWN, aged between 70 and 80 years. He has been long known as the oldest inhabitant of the neighborhood, as an inoffensive and honest but poor man, his devotion to the principles of federalism and of Washington, obtained for him the common name of FEDERAL BROWN – he lived and died without an enemy. He was a curious Chronicler of events, and no doubt has left memoranda behind him that will be interesting.

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