Newspaper dated July 24, 1883
William B. CLERKE - died of pleuro-pneumonia at Cooperstown, NY on the 18th
of July, aged 56 years. Mr. CLERKE was the son of the Hon. Thomas W. CLERKE,
for several years a Judge of the Supreme Court and dwelt with his parents for
a considerable period, first at West Brighton and afterward in what is now
known as the Fabor House at Port Richmond. He was engaged in business in the
City of New York as a broker until a few years since, when he retired from
active life. He filled the office of president of the New York Stock
Exchange very acceptably for a time. He was genial and pleasant gentleman
and fulfilled the duties to which he was called with honor to himself and
satisfaction to all concerned.
William Denver DENYSE - infant son of S. A. and the late W.V. BRANIFF, died
on Tuesday last at the residence of his grandfather John WATERS, SR. Hoffman
Island. Internment St. Peters Cemetery.
Edward J. WRIGHT - died at his residence Jersey St., on 25th of July of acute
peritonitis aged 24 years, 1 month and 4 days. Internment St. Peters
Annie CONNELLY - only daughter of Edward and Margaret died suddenly at the
residence of her parents West Brighton on Wednesday last of cholera infantum,
aged 15 months. Internment St. Peters Cemetery.
Newspaper dated December 29, 1883
HARRIS - WINTER - On Christmas Eve, by the Rev. T. A. LEGGERT, Mr. Travis E.
HARRIS to Miss Augusta C. WINTER daughter of Mr. Charles WINTER. The happy
groom says this not "the Winter of his discontent."
WOOD - CORBETT - On December 22, by the Rev. G. D. JOHNSON of Christ Church,
Mr. George L. WOOD of Graniteville to Miss Florence N. CORBETT, third
daughter of Judge W. W. CORBETT of New Brighton.
DUNHAM - BROWN - On Christmas, at the residence of the bride's parents in
Pleasant Plains, by the Rev. George MILLER, Mr. Nelson DUNHAM of Metuchen, NJ
to Miss Carrie, daughter of Mr. Charles H. BROWN.
JOHNSTON - TERRY - At Clifton, on December 27th by the Rev. George D.
JOHNSON, Charles f. JOHNSON to Miss Ellen F. TERRY.
DRISCOLL - MASTEN - On Christmas by the Rev. Father BODDY, Mr. John J.
DRISCOLL to Miss Rowelia MASTEN. Mr. John J. KENNEY the handsome village
clerk of New Brighton, was best man.
KANNANGEISER - HALLE - At the residence of the bride's parents, Woodvale
Avenue, Pleasant Plains, on Christmas, by the Rev. George MILLER, Mr. Gustave
KANNANGEISER to Miss Marietta, daughter of Justice E. B. HALLE. The bride
presented a fine appearance in her rich wedding costume, and there were many
very beautiful presents to gladden the hearts of the bridge and groom. Mrs.
KANNANGEISER was for many years the organist of St. Mark's M.E. Church and
all with whom she may be acquainted will earnestly wish for her and hers a
future of happiness and prosperity.
KELSEY - BEDELL - At the residence of the bride in Pleasant Plains, by the
Rev. George MILLER of St. Mark's M.E. Church on Christmas, Mr. Walter H.
KELSEY of Flushing, L. I. and Miss Ada, daughter of Mr. Alfred BEDELL. The
bride's costume consisted of brown satin, trimmed with embossed plush and
chenille, adorned with natural flowers. Miss Sarah FORRESTER acted as
bridesmaid. Her costume was of black satin trimmed with rose pink silk. Mr.
Irving DECKER acted a best man. In the afternoon the bride and groom left
for Flushing. They were the recipients of many handsome presents.