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2. Lucinda Adams, b. Sept. 20, 1814 ; bered by our oldest inhabitants," says d. unmarried.
the Traveller, " as having held the office 3. Elizabeth, married George Moul. of Fireward when that was in vogue ton, and died 1866. V. Barry's Fram in this city. Mr. Cruft was 'a man of ingham, p. 184.
energy and ability, and his genial manBlunt, Edward, New York, Sept. 3, ners and many excellent qualities en
aged 67 years. He was a native of New deared him to a large circle of friends and buryport, Mass., but long resident in acquaintances who will sympathize with New York.
his family in their bereavement. He was He surveyed the harbor of New York born in Boston." at the age of 17, and has made many CUMMINS, Miss Maria S., Dorchester, surveys in the waters of the Gulf and in Mass., Oct, 21. She was the daughter our Coast Survey service. He and his of the late Judge David Cummins and brother are widely known, too, from author of the « Lamp Lighter," 1853, their revised editions of the “ American “ Mabel Vaughan," * « El Furedis,” Coast Pilot," first published by their and “ Haunted Hearts." Her first nofather, who died a few years ago at a vel had a very extensive sale, and is one great age.
of the best of its class. Burr, William, Editor of the Morning Curtis, Dr. Bildad, Watertown, near
Star, Dover, N. H., Nov. 5, aged 60 Marietta, Ohio, July 11th, aged 91. Dr. years. He was a native of Hingham, Curtis was born in Braintree, Mass., on Mass., and learned the printer's trade of the 31st Oct., 1775. He was the son John G. Frost, of Boston, and, upon the of Capt. Moses and Mrs. Experience establishment of the Morning Star, then (White) Curtis. His father was the printed at Limerick, Me., in 1826, he youngest of five brothers, all of whom became its publisher and retained his lived to the age of near 88 years. His connection with the paper until his mother was daughter of Dea. Matthew death.
White, of Weymouth, Mass., whose CLAPP, Mrs. Ellen C., wife of Francis H. (traditional) descent was from Peregrine
Clapp, Detroit, Oct. 7, aged 38. She White, of Plymouth. Dr, Curtis, when was the daughter of the late William B. four years of age, removed with his Fowle, of Boston.
parents to Plainfield, Mass. In his 23d CLARK, Capt. John, formerly of the Bos. year he united with the church there,
ton Courier, Chicago, Ill , Oct. 14, about then under the pastoral care of Rev. 44 years of age.
Moses Hallock. His wife was ThankAt the breaking out of the late war ful Orcutt, of Goshen, Mass. At the he accepted a commission as Commissa age of 30 he removed to Meredith, Dery of Subsistence, and was with the ex laware Co., N. Y., where he resided pedition to Hatteras. He was then ap some 20 years. In the year 1828, he pointed to the staff of General Williams, removed to Ohio, residing for a few years and afterwards was attached to the De in Ames, Athens Co., and subsequently partment of the South, under the com in Watertown, Washington Co., for 30 mand of Gen. Butler. On the return years. Wherever he resided he sought of Gen. Butler to the North and to to establish the institutions of his pilgrim Norfolk he accompanied him, and started ancestry, and in the quiet exercise of the Norfolk Post, which paper he relin his duties in his professional calling, and quished when he resigned his commis as a neighbor and a friend, he enjoyed sion at the close of the war.-Travel the esteem of all around him ler.
He had eight children, seven of whom COBB, Rev. Sylvanus, D.D., East Boston, died before him. His wife died in Nov.
Oct. 31, aged 68 years and 3 months. He 1861. was born in Norway, Me., and was DaboLL, C. L., New London, Ct., Oct. settled at Malden and Waltham. He 12, aged 48 years. He was the son of has written a commentary on the New Nathan Daboll, author of " Daboll's Testament, and several other works, Arithmetic,” and was the inventor of He was also Editor of the Christian the Fog Trumpet.” Freeman, and held a prominent place Day, Judge Alva, Deerfield, Portage Co., among the preachers of the Universalist 0., Oct., aged 85 years and 7 months, denomination. His son Sylvanus, born the oldest pioneer of that place. at Waterville, Me., 1823, is a popular He was a native of Connecticut, and writer of Novellettes. He was highly went to Deerfield in 1799 with his father. esteemed by all who knew him.
They both returned to Connecticut on CRUFT, Mr. Edward, Boston, Sept. 23, foot soon after, and went back in 1800.
aged about 90 years. The oldest mer. He was the father of the first white child chant in Boston, “He will be remem born on the Western Reserve (who is still living), and had held the positions has continued uninterruptedly its pasof Sheriff and Judge.
tor to the time of his death. He was DICKENS,, Augustus N., a brother of through life a popular and useful cler
Charles the novelist, Chicago, Oct. 5, gyman, and leaves a very large property, aged 39 years. He has for many years the accumulation mainly of a life of been employed in the Land Department economy. His salary at no time ever
of Illinois. He was highly respected. exceeded $800 per annum, and his esDRAPER, Luke, at Toledo, Ohio, of typhoid tate will equal $100,000.
fever, 17th October, one of the early Gordon, Rev. H. J., Fall River, Oct. 20, settlers of the place. He was a son of aged 36 years. Jonathan Draper, one of the participants GOULD, Augustus Addison, M.D., of Asi. in the battle of Lexington, and a fol. atic cholera, Boston, Sept. 15, aged 61 lower of the fortunes of Washington dur. years, ing several years of the Revolution, and He was the son of Dea. Nathaniel was born at Washington, N. H., March Duren Gould, the celebrated teacher of 2, 1791.' In 1811 he settled at Buffalo, music and writing, more widely known N. Y., and was twice made a prisoner by as an expert in chirography. The family the British on the Niagara frontier dur name was originally Duren; the father, ing the war of 1812-15. He subsequently Nathaniel Gould Duren, and the son, was among the pioneer settlers of Lock Augustus Addison Duren. He graduport, N. Y., where he settled in 1821 ; ated at Cambridge in 1825, and received and in 1834 located at Toledo. In his medical degree in 1831. Dr. Gould 1842 he was chosen by the legislature attained eminence in his profession, but of Ohio one of the Associate Judges of was more widely known as a naturLucas county, and served acceptably in alist; his greatest eminence being in the that capacity for several years.
knowledge of invertebrate animals. His Judge Draper was highly esteemed great works are the “Mollusca and by his brethren of the Masonic fraterni Shells of the U. S. Exploring Expedity, and by all who knew him. He tion” and “ Invertebrata of Massachuleaves an aged widow, and four sons
setts." the eldest of whom, Lyman C. Draper, He died after a few hours illness of has long been a resident of Madison. cholera on Saturday morning. The Madison, Wis. Union.
only surviving child of his father is Jonathan Draper, mentioned above, Charles D. Gould, the head of the firm who died at Hudson, Summit County of Gould & Lincoln. Ohio, in 1845, in his 95th year, was a He leaves a wife and seven children. native of Roxbury, Mass., born in Dec. Their grief is shared by the Rowe Street 1750, and was a brother of Col. Moses Baptist Church (Dr. Stow's) with which Draper, long a resident of that town, he united in 1831, and by the wide fraand well known in his day.
ternity of naturalists in the New World Dwight, Theodore, Brooklyn, N. Y., Oct. and the Old, by whom the loss of his
16, aged 70 years. He was the son of experience and skill will be widely felt. Hon. Theodore Dwight, graduated at GREGORY, Rear Admiral F. H., Brooklyn, Yale College 1814, and was greatly N. Y., Oct. 4, aged 77 years. distinguished for his philanthropical H e entered the service in 1809, was labors. He wrote a History of Connec captured on the Lakes in the war of ticut, N. York, 1841; and Summer Tour 1812, and taken to England as a prisonin the Northern and Middle States.
er. He commanded the Raritan during ELLIS, Lt. Col. Southworth, of the heart the Mexican war, and during the rebel
disease, East Middleboro', Mass., Aug. lion superintended the building of iron4, aged 71 years and 10 days.
clads. He had been fifty-five years and He formerly held the commission of eleven months in the service of his Lt. Col. of the 4th Regt. in 1st Brigade country. and 5th Division Mass. Militia, to which Hanson, Mrs. John T., niece of Oliver he was elected Sept. 7, 1826, Benja Goldsmith, author of the Vicar of Wakemin P. Wood, of Middleborough being field, &c., West Hoboken, N. J., Sept. his Colonel, Ephraim Ward, of M., Brig. 21, in the 81st year of her age. Her General, and Benjamin Lincoln, of New father was a junior brother of Oliver Bedford, Major General.
Goldsmith. He was married in the West FRENCH, Phineas C., in Bedford, N. H., Indies at the age of 42. Mrs. Hanson aged 74 years and 10 months.
was his third child. She was married GILLETTE, the Rev. Timothy P., Branford, to Mr. John T. Hanson in 1806. Like Ct., Nov. 5, aged 86 years.
the wealth of thousands, his fortune was He was settled over the Congrega swept away by the liberation of slaves tional Church in Branford, in 1808, and in Jamaica. The Rev. John Halloway
Hanson, her only son, died in 1853. nia and Maryland, 1836-41); “ Egypt He was possessed of rare poetical talents, and its Monuments" (8vo., 1849); Auriand author of the Lost Prince, a book cular Confession in the Protestant Episthat contains one of the most remarkable copal Church” (12mo. 1840). Dr. problems in history. Her grandson, Hawks has translated Rovero and a young man of great natural ability, Tschudi's “ Antiquities of Peru,” was killed in the late rebellion.
(1854), and has edited the Official and She was highly esteemed by all who other State papers of Maj. Gen. Alexanknew her, and few persons have suffered der Hamilton " (12mo., 1842); and vagreater reverses or endured more physi rious other literary works," cal and mental agony than this lady. KIDDER, Sergeant Luther T., Vicksburg, She bore all in a cheerful and Christian Miss., Aug. 24, aged 22 years. spirit.
LYNDE, John S. M.D., Norridgewock, Her funeral took place on SundayM e., Oct., aged 78 years. afternoon, at two o'clock, from St. Dr. Lynde was born in Guilford, Vt., John's church, West Hoboken. The Sept. 4, 1788, graduated at the Medical remains were interred in Trinity Ceme College in Woodstock, Vt., was a resitery, Hoboken, N. J.
dent of that town and Plymouth until HAWKS, the Rev. Francis Lister, LL.D., 1827, when he settled at Norridgewock,
one of the most prominent divines in Me., and has ever since been one of its the Protestant Episcopal church in the most prominent citizens. He possessed country, New York, Sept. 27, aged 68 an original and well cultivated mind, and years. He was born in Newbern, N.C., his scientific attainments were of a high June 10, 1798, University of North character. He was a poet of no mean Carolina 1815, studied law and served order, while as a public lecturer on agriin the Legislature of his native State. cultural and scientific topics he was well
He was ordained in 1828. He offici known throughout the State, and our ated for a brief period in New Haven, readers of ten or fifteen years ago will Ct., as assistant to Dr. Harry Croswell; doubtless remember with pleasure the and in 1829 he became assistant minis many contributions, historical, scientific ter to St. James's church, Philadelphia and poetical, that came from his pen.Early in 1831 he became rector of St. Augusta (Me.) Farmer. Stephen's church, New York, which Miller, Seth, Esq., South Middleboro', post he resigned at the close of the year. Mass., July 29, aged 95 years, 4 months He was then called to St. Thomas's and 23 days. church, New York, of which he con An extensive land holder, and one of tinued rector until 1843, when he re- the wealthiest men in that town. He moved to Mississippi, and was rector of was the father of Major Gen. Darius Christ church, New Orleans, till 1849. Miller, and of Seth Miller, Jr. Esq., of He was next rector of Calvary church, Wareham. New York, till the breaking out of the Nason, Susan A., daughter of Andrew war, when, having Southern proclivities, Nason, Lynn, Mass., Sept. 20, aged 26 he went to Baltimore. At the close of years and 6 months. Formerly of Roxthe war he again returned to New York and resumed his ministry in the Univer- NEWCOMB, Joseph Warren, Jr., Burlingsity Chapel, Washington Square. In ton, N. J., at his residence, Oct. 17, aged 1855 he was appointed to the missionary 35 years. He was great grandson of bishopric of the Southwest, in 1843 of Gen. Joseph Warren. IIe was a native Mississippi, and in 1854 of Rhode Is. of Greenfield, Mass., and author of sey. land, all of which he declined. Noluit eral popular magazine articles. episcopari. In 1837 he, with Dr. Henry, Patten, Dea. Aaron H., Billerica, Mass., established the New York Review, which Sept. 10, aged 67 years, a worthy and he edited for a while. About this time industrious man. he established a school in Flashing, L. PARKHURST, W. G., a distinguished phoI., which in a few years reduced him to nographer, Washington, D. C., Oct. 10. bankruptcy. His contributions to liter. He was a native of New Hampshire, and ature and science have been very numer- one of the principal clerks in the Bureau ous. Among his most important works of Internal Revenue, are : “Reports of Cases adjudged in the Peirce, Anson, Lakeville, Mass., Aug. 12, Supreme Court of North Carolina, 1820 in the 83d year of his age. He was de-26" (4 vols. 8vo. 1823-8); « Digest of scended from Abraham Peirce, of Plyall the Cases Decided and Reported in mouth, the emigrant, through Isaac of North Carolina"; “Contributions to Duxbury, Isaac, Jr., of Middleboro', the Ecclesiastical History of the United Elisha' of M. and wife Margaret Peirce, States” (2 vols. 8vo., embracing Virgi- and was the 5th son and 11th child of
Abrahams and the eldest born of Mary of Rev. Ebenezer Hinds. She survived Russell, a 2d wife. He was born Jan, her husband but a brief period. 14, 1784, and married Sally Hathaway, STICKNEY, Miss Esther B., Newburyport, of Taunton, June 1, 1806. She was Mass., May 1, daughter of Williama and descended from John,i of Taunton, now Priscilla Stickney, aged 43 years. Berkley, through John, Jr., of Free- STOCKTON, Commodore Robert F., Princetown, Ensign Jacob3 and wife Philip t on, N. J., Oct. 6, aged 70 years. Chase, Melatiaho and wife Anna Hos He first entered the Navy in 1811, and kins, Jobs and wife Mary Chase, and was has been in public life most of his days. daughter of Jobe of Taunton and wife He represented New Jersey two sessions Deborah Becord.
in the U. S. Senate, and leaves a wide Porter, Rev. Noah, D.D., Farmington, and honorable reputation.
Ct., Sept. 24, aged 85 years. Graduated THURSTON, Miss Mary D., Elmira, N. Y., at Yale, class 1803, and ordained in Aug. 23, aged 39 years. She was the 1806 in his native town, where he con- daughter of Dea. Stephen Thurston, late tinued till his death.
of Bedford, N. H., and granddaughter of He was contributor to the Christian Noah Worcester, Esq., of Hollis, N. H. Spectator from 1814 to 1839. He was She was beloved by all who knew her, held in high esteem.
and she fell asleep in Jesus. Putnam, Mrs. Elizabeth Anne (Ware), wife TILTON, John E., bookseller, Boston, April
of Rev. George Putnam, D.D., Rox. 7, aged — He was son of John G. bury, March 24, aged 57 years. See Tilton, formerly of Newburyport, Mass. Register, vol. iii. page 150.
TUCKER, the Rev. Elijah Withington, RAREY, John S., the celebrated horse ta Northfield, Ct., Aug. 6, aged 56 years. mer, Cleveland, O., Oct. 4, aged about. He was born in Dorchester, Mass., 38 years.
March, 1810, and was the son of AtherHe was a native of Franklin Co., (., ton and Joanna Tucker; graduated at where he had a fine farm. For an ac Brown University 1838, and subsecount of his wonderful success, in re quently at Andover Seminary. He was ducing to subjection the wildest colts ordained at South Newmarket, N. H., and horses, see Harper's Magazine,
1841, where he remained four years. SHELDON, Rev. Luther, D.D., Easton, He was installed at Chatham, Mass., Sept. 16, aged 81 years.
March 25, 1846; in Lebanon, Ct., Sept. He was born in Rupert, Vt., Feb. 18, 28, 1853. He was there and at Preston 1785. He graduated at Middlebury until the spring of 1865, when he beCollege in 1808, was ordained at Eas came acting pastor of Northfield church ton, Oct. 24, 1810, thus continuing a [Litchfield). He was a good and faithconnected ministry among the people of ful minister.' his first choice 56 years.
VAN BUREN, Jöhn, on board the Steamer SMITH, Mrs. Abigail J., wife of Mr. Daniel Scotia, from Diverpool to New York,
Smith, Lawrence, Mass., Sept. 28, aged Oct. 13, aged 56 years. He was son of 81 years. She was an excellent woman, Martin Van Buren, former President of and mother of Prof. D. Talcot Smith, of the U. S. A. He was for many years a Bangor, Me.
prominent lawyer and politician, figurSNELLING, Mr. Enoch H., Boston, Aug. ing extensively in New York politics,
29, aged 76 years. He was a soldier in and at times exerted a wide influence in
the war of 1812, and was much respected. the Democratic party. In the early part SPAULDING, Dea. Amos, Billerica, Mass., of the war he came out in favor of the Sept. 23, aged 76 years.
government, and we believe he acted for STAPLES, Captain Nathaniel, Lakeville, a year or two with the Republicans, but Mass. The deceased was born in Taun the McClellan campaign found him actton, but for several years resided in ing with his old friends, and last year Berkley, where he was commissioned he became the recognized leader of the Lieut. of the 1st Foot Company of In- party in New York, and accepted the fantry, then commanded by Hon. Sam nomination for Attorney General and uel French, and succeeded the latter as was defeated. Capt., March 31, 1807 ; honorably dis He was a man of considerable ability, charged 1809. He removed to Middle though much of his influence was due borough, now Lakeville, April, 1822, to the prestige of his father's name. where he resided until his death. Was In early years he was known by the one of the selectmen of Middleborough, title of Prince John," and was regardand represented that town in State Leg ed “as the glass of fashion and the islature. His wife was Lydia, a daugh mould of form," but he long since aster of Capt. Henry Peirce, of Middle sumed the full proportions of a wellborough, and wife Salome, a daughter conditioned Knickerbocker, and was ad
mired not so much for the graces of per year 1701, who was the youngest son son as for a genial temperament, a ready of Richard Williams, one of the first wit, and for an independence of bearing settlers in, and the father of, the town and thought.
of Taunton, a man of much distinction, WALKER, Rev. Augustus A., a missionary and who often represented Taunton in
of the American Board, of cholera, Di the General Courts of the Plymouth arbeker, Turkey, Sept. 13. The ravages Colony, who was a Welchman by birth, of the disease had nearly ceased in that and who died at Taunton in 1693, aged city ; but he was suddenly seized on the 87. 11th, and no remedies sufficed to save He grad. at West Point in 1842, and his valuable life. The numerous friends was commissioned in the second artilof Mr. and Mrs. Walker, in Massachu lery. He served with great credit through setts and elsewhere, will receive this in the Mexican war, and at the breaking telligence with peculiar sadness. He out of the rebellion was a Major in the was a most excellent man and a most Adjutant General's Department. He useful missionary. The loss to his asso- served first as Adjutant-General to Gen.
ciates it is impossible to over-estimate. McClellan's army, in his campaign in WHIPPLE, John, Esq., Providence, R I., West Virginia in the summer of 1861;
Oct. 17, aged 82 years. He was one of and when that officer succeeded General the most eminent lawyers and orators McDowell, Maj. Williams was appointof Rhode Island.
ed Adjutant-General of the Army of the WHITNEY, L. Henry, Brush Hill, Milton, Potomac, and was commissioned Brig
Mass., eldest son of Mr. Henry A. and adier-General in Sept., 1861. In Aug., Fanny L. Whitney, and grandson of Mr. 1864, he was commissioned Major-GenJoseph Whitney, of Boston, Oct. 23, eral of Volunteers, by brevet. In Noaged 13 years. He was accidentally vember he was relieved from his position shot by a young companion with whom as Adjutant-General, and was ordered he was gunning. He was a lad of great South on a tour of inspection ; but repromise, and we tender our kindest turned in time for the last campaign of
sympathies to the deeply afflicted family. 1865, when he served on the staff of Lt. WILDER, Hon. David, North Leominster, Gen. Grant.
Sept. 21, aged 88 years. He has been He displayed unwearied energy and Justice of the Peace and Quorum, State activity in the management of his departRepresentative and Senator, member of ment, and his services in the organizathe Governor's Council, and Treasurer tion of the army can hardly be overof the State from 1837 to 1843, the con estimated. stitutional term of five years. In 1851 WRIGHT, Hon. William, U. S. S., Newhe published a “History of the Town ark, N. J., Nov. 1, aged 72 years. He of Leominister," but of late years has was a member of the U. S. House of Reenjoyed in quiet the declining years of a presentatives four years, and was twice well spent life.
elected to the U. S. Senate. He was a WILLIAMS, Moses Blake, Brookline, Oct. 7, democrat. aged 46 years.
YERRINGTON, James Brown, Chelsea, Ms., WILLIAMS, Maj. Gen. Seth, at the residence Oct. 16, aged 65 years. He was a
of his brother-in-law, Mr. Lombard, in printer, having learned his trade in the Boston, on the 23d March, 1866, a. 44. office of Mr. Hugh Brown, Providence,
He was born in March, 1822, and where he was fellow apprentice with was the son of Daniel Williams, Esq., Prof. James D. Knowles. of Augusta, Maine, and a nephew of the In early life, in connection with Mr. late Hon. Reuel Williams, formerly William Godell, he established the PhiUnited States Senator from Maine. He lanthropist and Investigator, a paper dewas a grandson of Seth Williams, who voted to the interests of general reformigrated from Easton, Massachusetts, matory objects, which was published in to Augusta, Maine, about the year 1783, both Boston and Providence. Subseand died March 18, 1817, who was a son quently he was editor and publisher of of Seth Williams, who was born at West the Amherst Gazette.. During the exBridgewater, May 21, 1722, and moved istence of the Boston Daily Advocate he to the adjoining town of Easton, and was employed in that office as foreman died there about the year 1759, who At a later period he was connected with was a son of JosiahWilliams, who was the Liberator, and was the printer of that born in Taunton, Massacbusetts, but re. paper for the last twenty-five years of moved to West Bridgewater in 1719, and its existence. He was a most excellent died there October 27, 1770, who was man, and was much esteemed by all the eldest son of Benjamin Williams, who had his acquaintance. The deceased of Taunton, who died in or about the leaves a wife and five children.