New Year was ushered in with the usual festivities. Our streets were more than usually crowded,
and the hotels seemed to be besieged.
Several parties came off: one
at the house of Officer Brindley got up by a number of his neighbors. A surprise visit took place at the house of
the Sexton of the Front Street Church.
China set presented to Edwin Green by his friends.
Baker, infant son of S. T. Bellerjeau, died.
Andrew Lenox and Mrs. Emma Parrot were married.
S. Rosenberg and Miss Sarah Hillman were married.
4. Board of Freeholders met and offered a bounty
of $400 for volunteers. Thomas, infant son of Sarah A. Redfern, died.
Anniversary of the Children’s Home took place.
The first snow of any account fell.
Ice plenty and four inches thick.
Lively times in military circles. City filling up with volunteers.
Colonel Ryerson of the 16th and Colonel Sewell of
the 5th, both in the city on the recruiting business.
Thomas H. Allen and Mary Catherine Bowne were married.
John Briest and Miss Marianna Barwis married.
The Fourth Regiment returned from the war and were handsomely
entertained. The Eagle Steamer
arrived and was received and escorted by the Harmony and other companies.
Fine skating on the Assanpink. The
gun-makers give their foreman, Mr. J. H. Smith, a grand entertainment.
Eagle Steamer tried and gave great satisfaction.
James Bennett and Ella Robbins married.
City Bridge Company held their annual meeting.
Snowden A., son of Isaac Dunn, died, aged 2 years.
12. 12. Legislature
met. Mercer Courts open. Sociable of the Schiller Lodge took place.
James S. Sterling, died, aged 52.
14. Meeting of Officers of Banks of this State
held in reference to the increase of government tax. Colonel Freese resigns his post as Assistant Adjutant General and
takes up the pen.
15. Grand Jury presented twenty-four bills of
indictment. Margaret Mount died,
aged 28 years. Hunter L., infant
son of George Burling, died.
16. Weather exceedingly cold.
18. Lydia, wife of Charles Burroughs, died, in
her 56th year.
19. United States Court met. Peter J. Hargous, U S N and Virginia H. Hunt
20. David D. Denise and Lydia P. Taylor married.
Charles Fitzgeorge, Jr. and
Hannah McKeever married. Jacob Wyckoff died, aged 18. William F. Cox and Louisa M. Green married.
State Historical Society met.
21. Joseph W. Vancleve died, aged 87. Three persons escaped from the Mercer Jail.
The Normal School officers and friends have an entertainment. Felix McGuire and Catherine Boyle married. Heavy flood in the Delaware.
22. Patrick Glynn died, aged 20. Thomas Cooper died, aged 1 year. “Clementine” issued a book of poems. Water Power dammed up with ice, hundreds of
men employed to remove it.
Silver tea set presented to Alfred Lloyd. William Johnson and Mary Ann Brown married.
24. Ann, infant daughter of Patrick Ryne, died.
25. Kate, daughter of Hezekiah Ronsasville, died.
26. John F. Davidson died, aged 22. State Military Congregation met and elected
officers. Very delightful weather. Elias Oliver died, aged 20.
Division of Sons of Temperance met and entertained with a dinner. Fair held for benefit of Saint Paul’s Church.
Frank M. Fowler died, aged 11 years.
The “Monitor” newspaper makes its first appearance.
Corporation Dinner takes place. Pat’k
Kenna died, aged 17 years. Edward A. Page and Mary M. Senderling married.
infant daughter of Robert O’Brian, died.
30. A soldier named George Weith, fell down stairs
at the Rendezvous, corner of Front and Warren streets, and died in a
Douglass addressed a meeting at Temperance Hall.
Peter Snyder and Mary A.
Reynolds married. Pottery men
have a grand ball at Washington Retreat.
2. Alexander Dunn and Maggie G. Brown married.
Court of Chancery and United States Court met. Professor Cook
presents to the Legislature some interesting Geological facts.
Crawford, daughter of Thomas Crawford, died, aged 2 years.
Great sale of condemned government horses took place; there was
great sport at the sale; they sold at an average price of $15. Wm. Cooper and Jane B. Cooper married. Emma Frances, daughter of John Chapman, died,
aged 11 years.
The Ninth Regiment and a portion of the Tenth arrived.
Effie Fillmore, daughter of John Chapman, died, aged 7 years. Isaac Gould died at Williamsport, aged 58.
5. Ann Brison, aged 5 years,
and Edith Jane, aged 17 years, daughters of John Chapman, died:
this makes the fourth death in one family, all four were buried
at one time; another died on the 6th, aged 14 years, making
the fifth child since Wednesday the 3d.
The disease was spotted fever.
6. Frederick Erren and Louisa Jane States married.
7. Isabella Sweeny died, aged
43. Annie E., daughter of Major
Mershon, died, in her 17th year.
Walter Scott, son of Henry Taylor, died, aged 1 year and 10 months.
John Green died, in his 84th year.
9. Adam Segur, in prison for
murder of his wife, committed suicide in the jail, by hanging.
10. George Moore met with an
accident by falling about twenty feet from the trestle works. Board of Freeholders met and reported the county
quota filled. William, son of
Phares Campbell, died, aged 2 years.
Edward Steepy and Mary Jane Smith married. Social of Concordia Lodge took place. New Jersey’s quota of the 500,000 call is stated to be 16,759.
Rev. Blackburn installed Pastor of Fourth Presbyterian Church.
Editorial Convention met and had a good time. Exhibition of Warren Street Sunday School took
place at Temperance Hall. The
Fourth Regiment, Colonel Ewing commanding, made a parade.
12. The Fourth Regiment
left for the seat of war. Annual
meeting of stockholders of Trenton Bank took place.
14. Laura F., daughter of Gabriel
Voorhees, died aged 2 years. Henry N., son of Rev. Thomas S. Griffith died,
in his 6th year.
Samuel Roberts and Mrs. Sarah Smith married.
Donation visit to Rev. S. Y. Monroe. Willie, son of Samuel Rogers, died. Peter W. Crozer and Mary L. McKee married.
pottery men have a difficulty about wages. Christopher R_ll died, in his 48th
year. Christian Wentz died,
in his 57th year. Sarah
Elizabeth, daughter of Charles H. Gray, died, aged 7 years.
Fred B. Lane died, aged 21.
An extensive fire broke out in S. K. Wilson’s factory; loss about $15,000,
insured. Pauline, daughter of
William M. Vansickell, died.
William Stewart died, aged 58 years. The Good Will Steamer arrived.
George K. Lindall died, aged 14 years.
Grand reception ceremonies of the Good Will Steamer, escorted by the
Trenton Hose; large turnout. The
Trenton and Ewing Cavalry paraded and had a supper in the evening. The Third Cavalry had a parade and received
The Supreme Court commenced its session. Rev. J. T. Tucker and Rosa Iszard married.
Jefferson Deemer and Eliza A. Hughes married.
Death of Chief Justice Whelpley announced in Supreme Court.
George Henry, son of Thomas Francis, died. Mary, wife of James Higgins, died. John Sebastin, son of Henry Breining, died.
Annual Ball of the Harmony Fire Engine Company. Sylvester H. Phillips and Rebecca Anderson
married. Margaret J. Laird died,
aged 23. Christopher Compton
died, aged 49.
Discussion in the Legislature on the bill to protect the elective franchise
from the presence of soldiers.
The Reporter’s birthday---the military were not out. Morris, son of Henry Rosenbaum, died, aged
1 year. James A. Robinson died,
aged 22. Chandler W., youngest
son of Benjamin W. and Elizabeth Titus, died, aged 6 months and 15 days. Archey, son of William and Agnes Booze, died,
aged 1 year, 9 months, and 15 days.
Annie, daughter of John and Sarah Allen, died, aged 3 years. Sally Britton died.
Genevieve Dillentush, daughter of Thomas C. Hill, died, in her 5th
The mission at St. John’s Church commenced. Mrs. Sarah Roll died, aged 21. A new lot of condemned government horses arrived.
Willie B., son of John Davis, died, aged eleven months. Mary Elizabeth, daughter of Wilson Rulon, died,
aged 16 months. William McKim
died, aged 23 years.
inches of snow fell. John
B. Gominger and Rebecca A. Sears married.
Martha Smith died, aged 82.
meeting of the Legislature held.
New Jersey Annual Conference met.
son of John Fitzpatrick, died, aged 8 years. Robert Field, son of Robert F. Stockton, died, aged 4 years. John Harney, son of John Harney, died,
aged 18 months.
E., daughter of Charles Shilling, died.
Pearson died, aged 59. Robert
Andrew, son of John F. McDonald, died.
John C. Parsons and Fannie Rainear married.
A., daughter of Snowden Moore, died, aged 15. Daniel Minschwaner and Elizabeth Lawton married.
daughter of Andrew Hammill, died, aged 17 months. Adam, son of the late William Exton, died,
in his 12th year. Susannah,
daughter of the late William Cheeseman, died, aged 14 years.
Meeting of Germans held to start a school.
Elizabeth Pullen died, in her 17th year.
of Board of Freeholders advertise County Volunteer Bonds for sale. Maria, daughter of Robert Fairgrieve,
died, in her 5th year.
Joseph, son of Schnetzer, died, aged 8 years. Committee on Elections in the Legislature
made a report in reference to soldiers voting in camps. Mary A., daughter of John Davis, died. Meeting held in the State House on behalf
of the United States Sanitary Commission. Governor Parker presided.
Navigation on the Delaware and Raritan Canal resumed.
Howell died, aged 46. Edwin
R., son of Robert L. Hutchinson, died, in his 18th year.
of the Methodist Conference are published. Willie Ellsworth, son of William Shepherd, died, in his 3d
year. Ida Lueilla, daughter
of Edward Rowley, died, aged 4 years.
Mary, daughter of Charles Hanser, died, in her 10th
year. Emma H., daughter of
A. M. Vankirk, died, in her 21st year. The Governor and officials have an entertainment at Major Cunningham’s.
Joseph M. Lewis and Anna L. Case married.
daughter of John McDonald, died, aged 13 years. Martha C., wife of Leonard P. Hyatt, died, in her 29th
very fine. John Miller died,
aged 56 years. A cricket club
frame dwelling house at the head of Warren street took fire. John M. Swem, late of the Fourth Regiment,
died, in his 27th year.
fire broke out in the Chancery Building.
The First National Bank organized and open for business. William, son of William Towers, died,
in his 13th year. Charles
N. Stout died suddenly.
alarm of fire from the burning of a chimney at the Trenton House,
no damage. Debate in the House
of Assembly on the bill to protect freemen at the polls from the influence
of armed soldiers. Cordelia,
wife of Adam Pfeffer, died, aged 34.
The political ball for the Spring elections begins to roll.
English died, aged 53 years. Professor
Phelps resigned the Principalship of the State Normal School.
James R., son of George Mitchell, died, in his 10th
year. Governor Parker gave the members of the House of Assembly an
entertainment at the State Street House.
Sally Ann Baker died. Florence,
only daughter of John G. Stout, died, in her 3d year. About sixty members of the First New Jersey
Cavalry arrived. Anna H. Fox
died, in her 19th year.
fire broke out in a house near the Delaware Bridge, damage not serious.
Thomas H., son of Snowden Moore, in his 13th year.
Sergeant Hennessey died suddenly at Camp Bayard.
Josephine, wife of William V. Justice, died, aged 23.
W., daughter of Peter J. Kite, died, in her 4th year. Mary, daughter of Julius Schloss, died,
aged 3 months. Jacob C. Maisch,
of the Seventh Regiment, died, aged 37.
R., wife of J. Wesley Primmer, died.
Thomas, infant son of James Sampson, died. Eugene Gernhart died, aged 9 months.
Edward Jones was burned to death at the lime kiln.
Abolinio, daughter of Ernst Baker, died, aged 22 months. Complementary concert given to Professor
Fletcher. James R. Snyder
and Mary E. Manning married.
Parker issues a proclamation relative to the new call for two hundred
thousand men. Eliza D. Mershon,
widow of the late John Mershon, died, aged 72 years. Jacob Lenairs, convicted of shooting Mr.
Hatch, at Camden, after several years of imprisonment, was pardoned.
Charles, son of Isaac Webb, died, in his 5th year.
Margaretta, wife of Isaac Sealey, died, aged 22 years.
C. Belville appointed pension agent.
Thomas Carey died, aged 55 years.
Ralph Green died, in his 86th year. Sarah E., wife of Samuel J. Keeler, died,
aged 33 years.
officers of the Hussar Regiment had an entertainment. A severe storm took place. William, son of Edmund Holt, died, aged
14 months. Mary Street, daughter
of Joshua Jeffries, died, in her 6th year. Alfred Morris, son of Richard McChesney,
M. Stephens, aged 18 years, was killed at the Rolling Mill. Henry Wambough, died, aged 10 years.
Third Cavalry Regiment was reviewed by the Governor. A very large number of persons were present.
The Regiment then left for the seat of war.
joint meeting of the Legislature took place. Jane C. Vernam died, aged 30 years. Mary A., wife of Zachariah Howell, died,
in her 25th year. James
R. Rockhillman died.
elderly man, named John Young, was found in his own house burned to
death; he had lain down in front of the fire.
Abraham G. Staats and Mary E. Parker married.
M., son of John H. Brock, died. The
city quite lively with the MOVING world. Ellen F., daughter of Richard W. Furman,
died, aged 23 years.
N. Taylor, Speaker of the House of Assembly, died rather suddenly.
son of Valentine Bechtel, died, aged 7 years.
City Convention met and made nominations for city officers. Council met to grant tavern licenses.
Death of Speaker Taylor announced in the House and speeches
made by several members. Sarah, daughter of John Bucknum, died,
aged 19 years. Samuel C. Harrington
and Mary C. Horner married.
City Convention met and made nominations for city officers.
met and reported that the quota of the county had been filled at $283
a man, and that they raised 1050 at this rate. P. F. Anderson and Sophie E. Taylor married.
Taylor and Roxanna Price married.
George Hough Middleton died, aged 8 years. Politicians very busy canvassing for the
widow of the late John H. Ott, died, aged 76 years.
city ordinance passed relative to the police. Anna Delia, daughter of Jams Covert, died, aged 9 months.
daughter of Stephen McGlove, died, age 10 years. George G., son of George T. Fox, died, age 8 months. Mary Masterson died, aged 72 years. William, infant son of Martin Speigle,
died, aged 2 months. Joseph
O’Hara and Rebecca C. Ryall married.
election took place: Democratic
city and ward tickets generally elected; the whole city ticket carried
by an average majority of 400; and ten out of twelve Councilmen elected. Esther Catherine, daughter of William
H. Groves, died, aged 8 years. Chas.
R. Cain died, in his 51st year.
extensive fire broke out in the hay press of Shurtz & Co.; Loss
A., daughter of Isaac S. Hutchinson, died, in her 8th year.
Lieutenant J. McDougall and Miss Lydia Kay married.
“Dickinson House,” in Hanover street, was opened. The Legislature adjourned sine die.
W., daughter of the late James S. Sterling, died, in her 14th
Reading died, in his 84th year. Mary, daughter of Daniel M. Rose, died, aged 2 years.
fine rafting freshet in the Delaware.
Elizabeth A., wife of Charles Trior, died, aged 20 years. Shad have made their appearance. Anna M. Smith died.
Gants died, aged 68. Jackson
Vernon died, aged 53 years.
issued offering reward for conviction of persons in raising false
alarms of fire. Mercer County
and Unites States District Courts open.
John P., only child of Hiram Mathews, died, aged 9 months. Joseph Hartley died, in his 72d year.
Reporter defends his military character against the assaults of those
who did not go to the war and do not intend to go. The new cricket club play their first match and get beaten
by Newarkers. Sarah Ann, daughter
of Joseph Mather, died, aged 7 years.
meeting held at Temperance Hall.
Mayor Cunningham in the chair; lots of fun.
court martial for the trial of several officers and privates assembled
at Temperance Hall.
broke out in the rear of Benj. S. Disbrow’s cabinet ware-rooms, in
Warren street; the new fire steamers performed wonders. Sunday School Convention of the West Baptist Association met
in this city. New Common Council
met and organized. Orders
are issued for the draft in New Jersey.
W. Woolverton, M.D. and Miss Anna Maria Sims married. James H. Scudder, Surrogate of Mercer
county, resigned, on account of ill health. A fire was discovered in the rear of the Phenix Hotel and put
out without damage. Colonel
Freese presents his name for Congress.
Merrick Arundale and Catherine Martin married.
wife of John P. Nelson, died, aged 47.
Susan, daughter of Chester Embley, died, aged 2 years. Ellie McEnally died, in her 15th year.
B. Stryker died, in his 24th year.
Campbell and Rachel Jamison married.
Albert Powell and Elizabeth Coburn married. Joseph N. Dixson and Amelia Briggs married.
Margaret A., wife of William M. West, died.
May came in rather a scolding mood---her brow was knit with
clouds. The Tenth Regiment was
mustered for payment. Almeda,
daughter of William Cornish, died, aged 16 months.
Andrew Noble died, in his 84th year. Thomas, son of Thos. Carr, died, aged 10 years
and 9 months.
Council met and appointed police officers under the new ordinance.
Samuel Cook and Rebecca Dock married. Robert B. Ely, U. S. N., and Eleanor A. Anderson
silver tea set was presented to James M. Seymour, Superintendent of
the Trenton Arms Company, by the employees. Benjamin Shaw and Mary Smith married. John R. Haines and Mary Stackhouse married.
Ely Cubberly died, aged 66.
The Superintendent of Public Schools reported the number of
children of the school age taken in this month to be 1056. Deborah, wife of Julius Johnston, died, aged
62 years. Mary Keen died.
An alarm of fire was caused by the burning of waste at the Saxony
Mill. James H. Scudder, Surrogate
of Mercer county, died, in his 25th year. John L. Gordon, aged 42 years, died in Lambertville,
and was buried in Trenton.
Catherine, wife of Thomas F. Wagoner, died. Dolphus Y. Maynard and Martha Ely married.
The draft was commenced, in the presence of a large number of
The new Board of Freeholders organized and appointed Sylvanus
Hutchinson as Director.
Republican State Convention met to appoint delegates to Baltimore.
The military commission appointed by the Legislature met and
organized. Robert, son of Wilson
Rulon, died, aged 9 years. Ellinor
F., wife of Henry D. Smalley, died, aged 22 years.
A public meeting was held in front of the City Hall to raise
men for the one hundred days service.
John Morris, of the Fourth Regiment, died.
Democratic State Convention held to appoint delegates to Chicago.
John Staats, of the Fourth Regiment, died, aged 39 years.
Edward D. Babcock and Margaretta J. Gould married.
The Board of Freeholders met and authorized the issue of $300
bonds to raise volunteers. Carrie,
daughter of Henry Case, died, in her 3d year.
An alarm of fire created a race between the Eagle and Good Will
Steam Fire Engines. Robert S.
Anthony, a member of the Good Will, was run over and killed. Charles S. Webber and Kate Smith married.
Margaret Gatzmer, wife of Thomas S. Allison, died, aged 53 years.
Thomas I. Bennet and Catherine Evernham married.
Governor Parker delivered a lecture at the Temperance Hall on
the “History and Resources of New Jersey.” Thomas Edward, son of Thomas
F. Kafer, died, aged 8 months. S.
B. Scattergood died at Hightstown.
Henry Davis, son of Isaac Davis, died, aged 4 years. Emma, daughter of James Brooks, died, in her
The death of Colonel Zabriskie, of the Ninth Regiment, was announced.
The members of the Good Will Fire Company visited Easton, with
their Steamer, to attend the Pennsylvania State Fair. Washington Roe and Martha Watson married.
Caroline, wife of Elijah Jones, died, in her 30th
The Good Will steamer and party returned from Easton. Abraham Voorhees and Louisa F. Rockwell married.
James McLaughlin died, aged 35 years.
Timothy Howell died, in his 50th year. A boy was arrested for attempting to set fire
to the Children’s Home.
Frank L. Hale and Mary J. Tunison married. A boy named John Thornton was drowned in the
Feeder; he belonged to Brooklyn. J.
Hamlet Wood, of the Fourth Regiment, died of wounds.
Isaac L. Pearson died, quite aged. Wiard’s big gun bursted.
wife of Charles Shafer, died, in her 44th year. Joseph B.,
son of U. T. Scudder, died, aged 9 years. Joseph Hill died, in his 81st year.
The Second New Jersey Regiment passed through Trenton on its
way to Newark.
Mary Ann, daughter of Martin Stryker, died, aged 7 years. Elizabeth, wife of Robert B. Lanning, died,
in her 50th year. Ruth
Mendham, daughter of Isaiah C. Smith, died, aged 9 years. An anti-extortion meeting was held.
The Supreme Court was opened – Judge Brown, after a long illness,
resumed his seat. Clarence,
son of James Brook, died, aged 1 month.
Judge Charles Burroughs had a severe fall. The First and Third New Jersey Regiments returned from the seat
of war. Thomas Williams died,
aged 13 years. William Tilton
died, in his 47th year.
George S. Curtin, of the Tenth Regiment died, aged 22 years.
Henry Toney and Sarah E Raynor married.
Agnes, daughter of Thomas Marshall, died.
man named James Kelly was seriously hurt at the rolling-mill. Derrickson stabbed in front of the rendezvous.
Ex-Chief Justice Joseph C. Hornblower died, in his 88th
wife of Lafayette Stradling, died, aged 37 years.
and Third Regiments are entertained with a collation at the Good Will
Engine house. Isabella R., wife
of Andrew Grove, died, aged 22 years.
of substitutes, six hundred dollars.
before the Chancellor in the township of Delaware case, where it was
contended that to raise money to enable a man to pay the exemption of
$300, was illegal. Minerva,
wife of Philetos S. Powers, died, in her 64th year.
Chancellor declined to interfere in the Delaware case, as it was one
clearly of law. William Henry,
son of Jacob Maisch, died, aged 6 years.
W. Gordon, of the Sixth Regiment, died, in his 21st year.
Reporter spends a day in New York --- sees the sights, and writes about
Derrickson, the soldier who was stabbed on the 11th in front
of the rendezvous, died. Hattie
A., daughter of John Taylor, died, aged 4 years.
Officers of the First New Jersey Regiment called in a body upon
their old companion, Captain Vansickell, and had a good time generally.
complaints against the conduct of the one hundred days’ men, in the
Sixth Ward. George, son of Victor
Habig, died. General Kilpatrick
is in the city. Intelligence
received of the death of Captain H. H. Woolsey.
John Clemens, a soldier of the Fourth Regiment, died, in this
McKean, after suffering for many months, did, in his 61st
year. A sword was presented to Lieutenant Farrell,
of the one hundred days’ men. The
Second Regiment was mustered out. John
Valentine was drowned at Burlington, aged 53.
Valentine and Matilda Robinson married.
Weather intensely hot. Sarah,
daughter of Patrick O’Neal, died, aged 3 years.
of Ex-Mayor McKean took place. Catharine
Lovett died. Jennie, daughter
of Charles Wooley, died.
Peter Wilkes and Susie F. Britton married.
Mary, infant daughter of Samuel Mitchell, died. Two small fires, one at McCall’s stable, the
other at the Saxony mill. Charles
Joseph Trier, died, aged 10 weeks.
Charles Perrin, son of Charles P. Smith, died, in his 16th
son of Michael McCreevey, died, aged 11 months. A sword was presented to Captain Geo. Smith. Lizzie, daughter of Andrew S. Grove, died. Elizabeth Pease died, in her 66th
Thirty-seventh Regiment of one hundred days’ men left for the seat of
Trenton and Newark cricketers play another match. A fire broke out in the barn of Timothy Field, no damage.
C. Lanning and Emma B. Neal married.
Mary Ann, daughter of Patrick O’Neal, died, the third child within
five days. The United States
District Court met. The Trenton
and Newark cricketers had a match and a good time generally.
Wm. F. Crossley and Lydia A. Williamson married.
1. The “True American” appears in an entire new dress.
Marshal Starin has issued a vermillion edict against dogs.
Minnie, daughter of Victor Habig, aged 6 years. Susan, wife of Allen Hough, died.
2. Ann Elizabeth, wife of Jesse Thornley, died aged
3. On the eve of the Fourth everything was on the
move for a great natal day.
4. The Fourth was celebrated with considerable spirit.
The Cincinnati Society spent the day in Trenton.
The Catholic Benevolent spent the day at Edge-hill Grove. Company A, National Guard, made a handsome parade. The Brickmakers Association spent the day at
Evans’ Grove. The children of
the First Baptist Sunday School spent the day at Morrisville Grove. The cricket club of Trenton played a match
at Morrisville with the Franklin Club of Philadelphia. George Lawton and Josephine Taylor married.
Eli D. Furman and Mary Ann Stretch married.
7. A number of conscripts met and had a good time
over their misfortunes. Anna
Margaret, daughter of Lemuel Lee, died, aged 6 years.
8. New of the death Colonel Ryerson, of the Tenth
Regiment, reached this city.
9. Sergeant Alexander Green, of the Fourteenth Regiment,
10. Isabella Hendrickson died, aged 73. Mary Moorehouse, wife of Simeon Moorehouse,
was found dead in her bed. People
are excited at a rumor that the rebels are moving on Baltimore. The steamer John Potter was burned.
12. John McKenny and Jennie R. Ashton married.
13. Governor Parker issues a call for thirty days’
men for service in Pennsylvania, Maryland or the District of Columbia.
Officers at the State House open a musterroll; the Loyal Leaguers
don’t. Wm. F., son of William
Reese, died, aged 3 years. Patrick and Timothy Cheeseman were drowned
near Roebling’s Mill.
14. Ann Mitchell died, aged 72.
15. Commissioners of Appeal in cases of taxation met.
“Gazette” and “Monitor” are fighting like cats and dogs.
The first political meeting for the fall campaign was held.
potters held a pic-nic at Evans’ Woods.
M., daughter of David Wilner, died, in her 29th year.
Susan C., wife of Timothy Abbott, died, aged 56 years.
Mildred F., son of Charles T. Allair, died, in his 15th
year. The segar makers had a pic-nic at Edge Grove. George W. Lee, of the Fourth Regiment, died.
house carpenters held a meeting in reference to an increase in wages.
S. Sterling Gates, of the Fourth Regiment, died, aged 24.
gunmakers held a pic-nic. Thompson
McGowan and Debbie A. Rue married.
Waffen Schmidt died, aged 72. Edwin D., son of Dr. Davis R. Pratt, died. Water very scarce. Streams very low, and crops are suffering.
Reporter visits the newly erected barracks and discourses thereof.
Richard C. Mount died, aged 75 years.
John W. Primmer died, aged 54 years.
25. The State Library Commissioners met and resolved to erect a new
wing to the State Capitol.
26. Grand Volks Festival took place at Edge-hill grove.
Eagle Fire Company’s pic-nic came off at Jackson’s Woods.
Lizzie, daughter of Aaron M. Phillips, died, aged 19 months. Mary Ellen, daughter of John Young, died, in
her 11th year. Annual
meeting of the Belvidere Delaware Railroad held.
Veteran bar-tenders had a pic-nic at Evans, Woods.
Star Association had a pic-nic at Edge-hill Grove. The soldiers connected with the old detachments
had a pic-nic at Jackson’s Woods.
Sunday School scholars of the Greene St. Church had a pic-nic at Edge-hill
Grove. Samuel, son of John F.
Burroughs, died, aged 8 years. Betty,
wife of Edward Hart, died, aged 79.
Box died, in the 64th year of his age.
30. A false
alarm of fire. John A. Rulon
died, in his 21st year. Mary C., wife of Richard Smith, died, aged
41. Mary, daughter of Jacob
F. Schwartz, died, aged 16 months.
Saint Vincent de Paul Society had a pic-nic at Edge Grove and the Harmony
Fire Engine Company one at Evans’ Woods.
Brown, City Clerk, resigned. Henry Woodberry, son of H. W. George, died, aged 21 months.
deserters were arrested. Henrietta,
wife of Charles Dippoldt, jr., died, in her 19th year.
The farmers rejoice at the fall of copious rains.
apart as a day of humiliation and prayer, and very generally observed.
Magdalene, daughter of John V. Bischoff, died, aged 11 years.
7. Citizens are much exercised about going to war,
and are holding meetings to raise a fund to purchase substitutes. Kate, oldest daughter of Henry Hall, died,
in her 17th year.
Walker, a butcher, committed suicide by cutting his throat. The city’s quota of men wanted for the
war is 477. The Turners held
a pic-nic. The body of Ann
Wilson, colored, was found in the Feeder.
Benjamin S. Colvell and Anna Lawton married.
J. Bibbins and Laurinda Smith married.
The Reporter goes to the State Prison and comes out again.
of Freeholders met. Ann Rethinan
died, in her 17th year.
Miss Grace D’ Azevedo died.
Henry D. Johnson, of Princeton, lost $5000 in one package.
B. Wilson, watchmaker, died very suddenly of typhoid fever.
Battery returned from the war and were entertained at the Lafayette
House. Anna Dickinson, daughter
of Samuel R. Meredith, died, aged 2 years.
daughter of Julius Schloss, died, aged 3 years. Sarah C. Jordan, wife of W. S. Yard, died.
Ellsworth, son of James H. Morris, died, aged 11 months. Mary W. Cogill died, in her 73d year.
& Noyes circus arrived and created no little stir.
scholars of the Front Street Church Sunday School had a pic-nic excursion
to Titusville. Lewis Ayres,
son of Samuel E. Brauin, died, aged 18 months.
Henry Biles and Anna R. Carman married. Mary F. Kallam died, aged 24 years. Council met and increased bounty for substitutes
of Temperance had a pic-nic. Jacob,
son of Jacob Rues, died, aged 13 months.
meeting held in reference to dividing bounty money to wards; it was
voted down. Rev. Mr. Heisler
appointed Pastor of the Green Street Church in place of Rev. Mr. Dobbins,
appointed Presiding Elder.
wife of William Allibone, died, in her 39th year. Jonathan Reed died, aged 42 years.
held a special meeting and adopted a resolution for a special election
to ratify the raising of a loan of $170,000 for bounties to fill the
S. Thomas and Anna M. Vanderbeck married.
Governor Parker asks in a proclamation for two new regiments. Annual meeting of the Trenton Iron Company
is working to raise the city’s quota---there is considerable shaking.
city election held to vote on the loan of $170,000; carried, 630 for
and 2 against. Joseph Justice,
one of the oldest citizens, died, in his 79th year. Colonel Freese withdrew his card offering himself for Congress.
Isaac M. Neal died, aged
Trenton Beneficial Society had a pic-nic at Edge Grove. Felix Convery had his leg smashed up on
a raft. Joseph Gabriel and
Elizabeth Flasch married.
McCall, son of Samuel Meredith, died, in his 7th year.
had an extensive runaway of two grey horses attached to a lager beer
wagon. Barrels tumbled in
F. Robinson and Eliza Jane Kite married.
Council met and increased the bounty to $600. W. R. Albertson and Annie S. Thomson married.
Fifth and Sixth Regiments returned from the war and were entertained. Governor Parker and others made speeches.
are warming up, and flags are raising everywhere. Mrs. Ann M. Slack, wife of the late Thomas
Slack, died. Samuel Bailey
died, aged 55.
Democratic Association raised their flag at Headquarters. Seymour C., son of Charles Souville, died.
newspapers are filled with notices of meetings and flag raisings. Every night the people are called together
at some point to help save the Union.
V.D. Manners and Rachael A. E. Sanders married. Patrick Walsh died, aged 42 years.
salute of 34 guns was fired by order of the Governor, and bells rung
by order of the Mayor, in honor of the recent victory achieved by
the Federal forces under General Sherman and Rear Admiral Farragut. 150 of the First N J Cavalry arrived from
Democratic Ratification Meeting held in front of Kay’s. Rebecca Gordon, relict of the late Thomas
Gordon, died, 88 years of age. Edward
R., son of Lewis Furman, died, aged 10 months.
Parker makes an appeal in favor of the Sanitary and Christian Commissions.
Fifth and Sixth Regiments were paid off and discharged.
held a Ratification Meeting in front of American Hotel.
Balddaut and Mary Bennett married.
Will Pic-Nic came off at Edge Hill Grove.
Hannah Hester, wife of Isaac A. Hester, died. Ann, widow of Joseph Hill, died, in her
Eighth N.J. Regiment returned from the war. The Harmony Steamer arrived and was honored by a handsome parade.
John B. Anderson died, in the 48th year of his age.
(This is not our friend Anderson, the Hatter.)
Cooper and Sarah F. Morris married.
papers contain nothing and nothing seems to be going on except political
meetings. Sarah Elizabeth,
daughter of John West, died, aged 10 years and 10 months. Anna Hertzog, daughter of F. R. Wilkinson,
died. The great Democratic
Jubilee of the Constitution held at Jackson’s Woods.
draft was made for Monmouth County.
Mercer County Courts opened.
Elizabeth Reese, aged 51 years, died. Jacob D. Joslin and Emma Burchell married.
Walker, son of Joseph Smith, died, aged 4 years. Ann Mary, daughter of William Woottan, died, aged 1 year.
Samuel McCulley, Fourth Regiment, died, aged 30 years.
State Convention held to make an Electoral ticket. John L. Reynolds and Mary E. Clayton married.
Governor Parker had a national salute fired in honor of our
victories in the Shenandoah Valley.
Gilbert A. Randall and Elizabeth Manners married.
Wm. H. Cook and Anna Pelts married.
Gershom Mott promoted to Major Generalship.
A. Winner, wife of Rev. I. Winner, died.
Ashmore died, in his 76th year.
Presno, of Fourth Regiment, died.
The Union Steamer arrived.
Three Companies of the Thirty-Eighth Regiment were mustered
Noble died, aged 79 years. John
Hendrickson died, aged 72 years.
Great Belvidere property case commenced in United States Court.
George Middleton nominated for Congress.
Lindley and Mary Arundell married.
William Henry, son of Henry McCulley, died.
Freese is appointed Draft Commissioner, in the place of James Wilson,
7th New Jersey Regiment returned from the war.
reception of the Union Steamer took place. Great time, speeches, &c. Florence, daughter of Edward Steward, died, aged 9 months.
The 7th Regiment entertained at the Lafayette House. Daniel P. Lappeus and Mary E. Stafford married.
State Convention held, to nominate Electoral Ticket. Mercer County Republican Convention held.
Cornelius West killed at the Trenton depot.
Wohnfarther died. A boy named
Stout was run over by a wagon.
County Democratic Convention held.
Frank Street was killed in battle.
Camp Meeting commenced at Front Street Church.
S. Courts met for the purpose of trying indictments. Lieutenant Otis Fisher buried with military
of Christopher Michaelis (called McEllis) for the murder of Henry
Mary, daughter of James C. Manning, died, aged 7 years.
of Christopher McEllis and political articles take up the papers.
Pfeffer found dead in a cellar-way.
John A. Weart re-nominated for the Legislature.
Elizabeth, daughter of Alexander D. Jewell, died, aged 13 months.
John S. Hutchinson nominated for the Legislature in the Third District.
Church dedicated. Mr. B. Ross,
of the 14th Regiment, died from wounds, aged 22 years.
O’Hara, Co. B, 4th Regiment, died from wounds, aged 23
eighteenth anniversary of the Front Street Church celebrated. Edward Fox and Mary Ann Streeper married.
wife of Thomas W. Mairs, died, aged 41 years. Paul M. Tulane nominated for the Legislature in the First Assembly
Taylor nominated by the Republicans for the Legislature. Isaac Howell died, aged 64 years.
D. Lloyd died. Benjamin Bailey
and Elizabeth Whitehead married.
Burroughs, an old and respectable citizen, died. He was Mayor of Trenton for many years. Marian, daughter of George E. Wallington,
died in her 11th year.
Eastwood died, aged 30 years.
Ashmore died, aged 70 years. Capt.
John P. Nelson and Mrs. Jane Osborne married.
W. Crossley, of the U. S. A., and Levenia Horne were married. Supreme Court opened the November term.
issued for arrest of persons who disturb public meetings. The First National Bank declares a dividend
of six per cent for the last six months.
Fow is making splendid improvements in the Madison House, in Greene
street. Thomas H., son of
Sarah and John Britton, died, in the 28th year of his age.
Democratic Torch Light Procession came off. A grand and imposing affair. Accident occurred at the railroad crossing of Warren and Bridge
streets. A boat, containing
34 ladies, was capsized. Several
were injured. The mob was
so exasperated by the affair that they fell upon the signal agent,
Stephen Tice, and beat him so badly that he died the next day.
Buchanan has been suddenly relieved from duty. Col. Ely appointed in his place.
son of William Mendham, died. Thomas
Mifflin Hall, son of Dr. John Hall, died, in Philadelphia. Henry Wallace Coriell and Jennie M. Hargreaves
Noble, Jr., son of John and Ellen Noble, died, aged 2 years. Flora McKeever, died, in the 20th
year of her age. An inquest
is still in session inquiring into the circumstances connected with
the recent death of Stephen Tice.
is the greatest and most important day of the whole year. It is the day on which the people all
vote for the President of the United States. The day passed off very quietly. The State, County, and City, goes Democratic.
W. Wheeling and Miss Adelaid Post were married. Grand Lodge of Odd Fellows held their annual session at Odd
Fellows elect their officers for the year. William Ellis, son of Samuel E. Decou, died, aged 11 years.
of County Canvassers assemble in every county in the State to ascertain
the result of the election. Ida,
daughter of Edward J. Smith, died.
Thomas Capner, Sr., died, in the 66th year of his
E., daughter of Thomas M. Kaw, died, in her 3d year.
Inquest in the case of Stephen Tice, came to a close after eight days
of session. No clue found
as to who committed the deed.
E., only daughter of Abijah Smith, died, aged 13 months.
of Errors and Appeals met. The
Military Commission of the State met.
George Brearley, newly elected Sheriff, was qualified into
supplemental draft for parts of Monmouth and Ocean counties took place.
John Lethwood, son of Steward Beatty, died.
Wm. A. Newell gave an ox roast at Allentown, on the occasion
of his election to Congress.
Jane Cook died, in her 48th year. Anna Maria, only child of John Slair, died, in her 5th
year. Segar makers hold a
Jones, died, aged 19 years. Elizabeth
Curns, died, in her 75th year.
new library opened at St. John’s church.
Benjamin Reed, of Hightstown, died in Philadelphia.
number of military men have a dinner at Kay’s. Capt. Warner presided; a number of speeches were made. Samuel Caminade and Henrietta Petherbridge
married. George Lacey, died,
in his 65th year. Donation
visit made to the Children’s Home. Military Commission again met. Mrs. John A. Roebling, died, in her 47th
son of John W. Porter, died, aged 18 months.
day. Mayor offers a reward
of $100 for the arrest and conviction of the persons concerned in
the death of Stephen Tice. Thanksgiving
dinners, and a very joyous time took place among soldiers at Camp
Catherine Bunstine, died, in her 71st year. Emily Ann Foster, died, in her 57th
year. Lieut. J. M. Drake,
arrived, after long imprisonment in rebeldom.
Johanna, wife of Professor A. Almuth, died, in her 26th
State Canvassers met and ascertained and determined the result of
the election in this State. Average
Democratic majority, 7,299 1-7. First
sale of property, late of Henry M. Lewis, deceased, took place.
Eliza, daughter of Thomas Umpleby, died, in her fifteenth year.
body of William Southwick, formerly Overseer of the Poor, was found
in the canal near the State Prison.
Mrs. Sarah Vandegrift, died, in her 95th year. Ferdinand A. Zapf and Viola S. Burroughs,
of citizens go to the Oil country, in the hope of “striking ile.”
daughter of the late Joseph Pearson, died, in her 26th
Tyrell, died, in the 89th year of his age. Forty hours devotion begin at the Catholic
church. Thomas W. Allen, of
Co. C, 11th Regiment, died, at Annapolis.
Witherup, died, in his 67th year. Deborah Herbert, widow of Stephen Combes, died, in her 71st
year. William McDevitt, died,
aged 45 years.
Ninth Regiment was paid off. John
H. Choyce and Lelilia Munday, married.
William P. Robeson, of the 3d New Jersey Cavalry, received a commission
as Lieutenant Colonel. Anne,
daughter of John Killdun, died, aged 3 years.
Mary E. Roe, wife of Gilbert Roe, died suddenly, in her 49th
L., daughter of Aaron Furman, died, in the 42d year of her age. Edward Franklin, son of James Kerlin,
died, aged 3 years.
Burroughs, Co. B, 34th Regiment, died at Paducah, Ky, aged
casualties in the 4th, 10th, and 15th
Regiments, are published officially.
Frederick W., infant son of Thos. P. Marshall, died. The Assanpink pond covered with skaters
of both sexes. Harvey, son
of William Aldridge, died, aged 6 weeks.
Edward Gordon, telegraph operator, formerly of this city, died.
Military Commission had another meeting.
James B. Keller, died, in his 35th year.
Irwin, son of Thomas S. Morris, died, in his fourth year. Charles J., son of Hugh C. Hill, died,
aged 2 years and 5 months. Capt.
Joseph A. Yard appointed Superintendent of Mercer Cemetery. The Lafayette Hotel goes into the hands
of Col. Nathan Richardson and L. S. Sutphin.
Everingham, died, in the 54th year of her age. Clet R., son of Clet R. Wildey, died,
in his 4th year. Two
sleighs upset at corner of State and Warren streets.
Delaware and Raritan canal was closed for the season. Daniel B. Ryall died at Freehold, in his
of J. Burrough Keller, ticket agent at Warren Street Station, very
largely attended. Frank Christopher,
son of Robert Wilson, died, aged 3 years.
infant daughter of John M. Hough, died, aged 18 months. Ann, wife of Robert Crawford, died, aged
28 years. Charles H. Howell,
died, in his 61st year.
Lieutenant Commander Watson Smith died. John H. Lovett, died at Morrisville, in his 72d year.
son of Julia E. Bluernel, died, aged 22 months.
of Hon. Wm. L. Dayton, Minister to France, announced. Nathan Lewis, son of Abraham Solomon,
died. Sarah Sharp, died, aged
of the First Baptist Church opens at Bechtel’s Hall. The Hall occupied for the first time.
The Committee to examine State Treasurer’s Account met.
Mr. S. K. Wilson’s horses run away, one of them breaks his
forelocks and is killed. Elizabeth,
wife of Daniel Minchwaner, died, aged 20 years.
Mayor and Marshal are presented with two large and beautiful cakes. Some sleighing and everybody about.
town and toy shops alive with people looking over the rich varieties
presented by Kris Kringle. Dr.
Frank Paxon was presented a sword at the Trenton House.
Butterworth and Miss Alice Wood married.
This being Sunday, Christmas was generally observed on Monday. Some of the churches had interesting Sunday
School exercises. Lewis C.
Cowell and Charlotte Wittle married.
Christmas festivities came off today with much spirit.
C. Sterling and Catherine Sterling married. Common Council pass resolution in honor of the late Wm. L.
Payton. Malinda, daughter
of Rudolph Prussen, died, aged 3 years.
sale of real estate, late of Captain Wm. E. Hunt, brought large prices.
Wm. Henry, son of Thomas Coclough, died, aged 3 months.
a long and damp drizzling spell of weather, we have signs of clearing
off. Real estate is rushed
into the market quite extensively, since the great sale. John A. Hutchinson, one of the oldest
and most respectable citizens, died.
weather quite sharp. Ice is
gradually accumulating. Remains
of Mr. Dayton arrive in New York City.
last day of the year was closed up by a snow storm of considerable
severity, which continued throughout the day. The city authorities went in a body to New York City, and escorted
the remains of Hon. Wm. L. Dayton, late Minister to France, to the
City of Trenton, and deposited them in the Senate Chamber at the State
Capital. Gov. Parker met the
escort at Jersey City, and received the remains from authorities of
New York, and then accompanied them to Trenton. The old year has gone and the Reporter’s annual duty has closed.