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ABBEY, Capt. Peter, Cleveland, O.,, Co., N. Y., Dec. 11, æ. 26, wife of Rev. July 21, a. 88. He was a native of Ct., A. W. Abel, of the Genesee Conference. and, having resided in Jefferson Co., N. ADAIR, William A., Esq., Marshall, Y., for many years, removed to Cleve- Harrison Co., Tex., Feb. 15, æ. 35, son of land in 1831. He will be long recol- the late Judge Adair. lected by a large number of the old resi- ADAMS, Miss Catharine, Boston, Jan. dents of the Western Reserve, who, on 19, æ. 20, daughter of Rev. Nehemiah their way from old to new Ct., landing Adams, D. D. at Cleveland, generally rested at Abbey's ADAMS, Mrs. Deborah, Litchfield, Ct., Coffee House, the Weddell of the city June 28, æ. 84, widow of the late Mr. 25 years ago, before taking their depart- Joseph Adams. ure for their newly-chosen homes in the ADAMS, Dr. Henry, Cohoes, N. Y., far West.
July 4, æ. 71. ABBOTT, Mr. Eben, Camden, N. Y., ADAMS, J. I. Ira, Esq., Lawrence, K. Nov. 17, æ. 69, formerly of Ct. T., æ. 31. Mr. Adams was a graduate
ABBOTT, Mrs. Elizabeth, South Ber- of Yale College, and for a time was wick, Me., Feb. 13, æ. 75.
Principal of the High School at Holyoke. ABBOTT, Mrs. Hannah, Glover, Vt., While in Ks., he was the correspondent Jan. 15, æ. 87.
of the Boston Traveller, over the signaABBOTT, Mr. Isaac, Wilton, N. H., ture of " Lightfoot,” and of the RepubliJan. 11, a. 37. He was a man of high can, over the nom de plume of " Izak.” respectability, and universally beloved. He was a man of active mind, genial tem
ABBOTT, Mrs. Phebe, Farmington, Me., perament, and thorough intelligence. April 18, æ. 83. She was the widow of ADAMS, Mrs. Melinda S., Bangor, Me., the late Benjamin Abbott, Esq., of Tem- Mar. 26, æ. 54, wife of B. F. Adams. ple. Mrs. Abbott was for 45 years a resi
ADAMS, Mrs. Sarah, Northampton, dent of Temple, where she and her ex- Ms., Jan. 29, a. 67. She was daughter cellent husband were extensively known of the late Seth Wright; greatly enfor their liberal and efficient aid in sup- deared to her friends from her Christian porting the institutions of the gospel, and character and kindness. where they were eminently successful and ADAMS, Mrs. Orra, Westhaven, Vt., greatly blessed in the training and edu- June 16, æ. 72, wife of Horace Adams, cation of a family of 12 children. She pos- Esq. Although she had lived beyond sessed a constitution of unusual strength the measure of days attained by the great and vigor, and an energy and persever- majority of mankind, her whole life has ance which yielded to no obstacle without been one of practical piety and benevoa sharp and decisive conflict. God gave lence. Charity was not a profession with her a long life of active usefulness, and her — it was her practice; and many who crowned its close with his gracious pres- are now called to mourn her loss, have ence.
been made to rejoice as the recipients of ABEL, Mrs. Mary E., Sweden, Monroe | her sympathy and liberality.
ADAMS, Hon. Stephen, Memphis, quence, that although a plain case of Tenn., May 11, æ. — He was a native murder, the criminal escaped with simof Pa., and was a Senator in that state. ply being burned in the hand. She also Removing to Miss., he took an active remembered the firing of cannon in Finpart in public affairs, was a member of castle, on the reception of the news of the state legislature, and elected a judge the battle of Bunker's Hill. of the Circuit Court, and from 1852 to ALDIS, Rev. Charles, New York city, 1857 was senator in Congress from Miss. April 1, æ. 38, son of Charles J. Aldis. His senatorial term having just expired, ALDRICH, Adin, Sherburne, Chen. Co., he had removed to Memphis with the N. Y.,
He was one of intention of practising the law.
the early settlers in the town of SherADRAIN, Jane, Mt.
Pleasant, Mohegan burne. At the age of 19, he emigrated Lake, near Peekskill, Feb. 25, æ. 32, wid- here from Rhode Island, and for 53 years ow of the late Robert Adrain, LL. D. sustained the reputation of being a good
AITKEN, James, M. D., Baltimore, citizen, an industrious man, and an exMd., Jan. 22, son of the late Dr. Andrew emplary Christian. Aitken.
ÅLDRICH, Mrs. Mary A., Fall River, ALABAUGH, Dr. James S., Illinois, Jan. Mass., Dec. 18, æ. 41, wife of Dr. J. M. 1, æ. 29.
Aldrich. Unassuming in her manners, of ALBAUGH, Lewis, Philadelphia, frank and amiable disposition, she won 21, æ. 34. Died from the effects of a the hearts of all around her, and none wound received in the battle of Cheru- knew her but to love her. busco, Mexico.
ALEXANDER, Mrs. Catharine, Fort ALBAUGH, Zachariah, Licking Co., O., Washington, June 11, æ. Nov. 8, æ. 109. He was born in Mary- ALEXANDER, Dr. John, Louisville, Ky., land in 1748, where he resided until the Nov. 1, æ. 63. commencement of the revolutionary war, ALEXANDER, Mr. Daniel, Rutherford when he entered the army as a private Co., Tenn., Oct. 20, æ. 85, a native of soldier, and remained in it until its close. Pa., but emigrated to Tenn. in 1800.
ALBERTSON, Elijah, White Co., Tenn., He was the first settler in Alexandria, in May 23, æ. 105, à soldier of the revo- De Kalb Co., which was named in honor lution.
of him. He removed to Rutherford Co. ALBRAY, Susannah, Willington, Ct, in the year 1824, and resided there till March 12, æ. 99.
his death. He was honest and upright ALDERMAN, Daniel, near Wilmington, in all his dealings, industrious and enerN. C., Jan. 25, æ. 83. All the constitu- getic in the prosecution of his business, ents of an honest, just, and worthy citi- an affectionate husband, indulgent father, zen, of a faithful husband, of a tender and kind master. father, of a conscientious master, and, for ALEXANDER, Hon. Ebenezer, Knoxmany years a laborious, economical, and ville, Tenn., April 29, æ. —, one of the successful man, were concentrated in him. Circuit judges. Death has removed from a large and very ALLEN, Dr. Abram M., Shelbyville, respectable circle of relations him who Ky., Jan. 7, æ, about 45. He was a genhas long been its counsellor, its guardian, tleman of very high professional attainand its comforter, and especially so to ments, and much beloved by his numerhis own deeply-afflicted family.
ous friends. ALDERSON, Mrs. Mary, Lewisburg, Va., ALLEN, Mrs. Alvernon H., Bath, MorApril 13, æ. 88, widow of the late Joseph gan Co., Va., July 25, æ. 5, wife of Dr. Alderson, Esq. She was born in Rock- L. S. Allen. ingham, raised near Fincastle in Bote- ALLEN, Mrs. Betsey, Plymouth, Ms., tourt Co., and was married and removed Dec. 11, æ. 78, widow of the late Capt. to Greenbrier in 1789, only a few months Wm. Allen. after the last Indian depredations in the ALLEN, Col. Beverly S., Huntingdon, neighborhood in which she settled. As Tenn., Oct. 5, æ. —
A few days ago; an historical fact, we may mention that he was in the enjoyment of his usual in the year 1790, she was called to Lew- health, and actively engaged in the disisburg, at a criminal trial, where she charge of his professional duties; but heard Patrick Henry defend the accused, he is gone from among us forever. His and such was the influence of his elo- | virtues alone survive him. He was a na
tive of N. C., but when he was very | pelled to refuse many whose hearts were young, his parents emigrated to Carroll set upon coming to her school. Co., Tenn., where he resided most of his No teacher seemed to be more happy life. Here he was reared and educated, in her profession, and none more devoted and studied and practised his profession. to the highest good of the pupils. While It was in the midst of those who had successful in their intellectual culture, she known him longest and best that he had special regard to their manners and breathed his last. His name stands morals, and all their relative and social intimately connected with the legisla- duties. Her standard, in all respects, was tive, judicial, and political history of high. For herself she aimed at high Tenn., attesting the confidence his fellow- attainments, and sought to impress the citizens had in his capacity, integrity, and same important lessons upon those under personal honor, and leaving a monument her charge. to his memory, of which his friends may “ But her crowning excellence was in well be proud. — Tenn. Paper.
making the Bible the basis of all her
teachings. She had imbibed its HeavenMRS. CAROLINE L. ALLEN,
born spirit. She loved its hallowed pre
cepts, and sought to make them practical Medway Village, Ms., Aug. 11, principal in the life of her beloved pupils. Every of the Family School for Young Ladies, day they were invited to repeat portions æ. 49. “The sudden death of this excel- of its sacred contents in such a manner lent lady has produced deep sensation in as to interest and impress their tender the community. The loss to families, to minds. All this was accompanied with the youth, to the cause of education, and earnest desire and unceasing labor for to the cause of Christ, is inexpressibly their spiritual good. She looked upon great. She was taken away in the midst her pupils as accountable, and with minds of extended and extending usefulness. destined to exist forever ; and it was the With a mind vigorous, active, energetic, burden of her life that they all might and well stored, and with a large experi- share in the blessings of salvation. Such ence in teaching, added to a deep interest often was the intensity of her desires, that in the young, and a sympathy with the she would spend hours in the night pleadviews and spirit of Mary Lyon, whose ing with her heavenly Father in their society and instruction she had enjoyed behalf. The result was, that during years ago, she commenced a course of every term of her school. cases of hopeteaching in Medway on the system of the ful conversion occurred, and during one family boarding school. This was the of special interest, nearly one quarter of cherished object of her life. In order the entire number became hopefully the to engage in it, and with a desire to carry subjects of renewing grace. out her plans in a more direct, and • This course was in perfect consistency thorough, and practical training of the with her whole Christian life. She felt young, she had left a desirable position her responsibilities, and labored as one in one of the largest female seminaries in earnest for the salvation of souls. of New England. The enterprise was While a resident in the city, and at the arduous and difficult, requiring strong head of a family, she was indefatigafaith, and much patience and persever- ble in her efforts as a tract distributor ance; yet she seemed equal to the task. and as a Sabbath school teacher. Her She at once secured the confidence of late husband was then a superintendent. parents, won the hearts of the young, With him she coöperated in unceasing and drew around her an interesting labor and with most happy results. When group, who were led along with rapid left a widow, disconsolate and depressed, progress in the paths of literature. and with the care of two fatherless daughSuch was her success, that, with hardly a ters, she did not cease her self-denying single printed notice, her school increased work for the good of others. in less than four terms to a number nearly “On her return to her native town, doubling her original design ; and when, Leominster, she took charge of a Bible at the close of the fourth term, on her class of young ladies. Of the thirty dying bed, applications came in from comprising the class, twenty-two were different directions to such an extent, that, I without hope in Christ
. Her instrumenhad she lived, she would have been com- tality was blessed to the hopeful conversion of every one of that number. In sition he held at Tom's River, will make the Seminary, at Burlington, Vt., where him not only greatly missed and lashe resided for three years, she labored mented, but will lead a host of friends incessantly for the spiritual good of the and acquaintances to stand appalled at young ladies. She was accustomed to this sudden mysterious providence. make individuals the subjects of special ALLEN, Mrs. Lizzie, Davies Co., Ky., effort and prayer. In almost every in- Dec. 31, æ. —, wife of Dr. N. B. Allen. stance, she was permitted to see the an- ALLEN, Mrs. M., Smithfield, R. I., Oct. ticipated result in their hopeful piety. 24, æ. 67, widow of the late Seth Allen. Two or three such cases existed at a given ALLEN, Nicholas, Harrington, Me., time, when she united with those they April 25, æ. 70, a worthy and respected brought in, to labor for others, until, in a townsman. single term, some twenty were brought ALLEN, Mrs. Rebecca, Jacksonville, to rejoice in the promised mercy of Ala., March 22, æ. 56, wife of Maj. MatChrist.
thew Allen. She was born in Spartan"With this active, devoted, prayerful burg Dist., S. C., in 1800, and was marlife, we should anticipate a peaceful death. ried in 1819. She joined the Baptist Such indeed was hers. Although called church in 1830. suddenly, she was prepared to go. Her ALLEN, Wm., Philadelphia, Pa., March work was done. Truly did she set her 25, æ. 77. A highly respected merchant, house in order. She gave directions a man greatly esteemed by those who respecting her funeral, entering into every knew him. particular, and expressing freely her de- ALLEN, Capt. Wm. H., sires respecting the disposal of her books Gifted by nature with more than ordinary and other articles, for the benefit of sur- talents, he had achieved, during his short viving friends. She selected and sent life, a reputation as a writer of good promtokens of interest to her pupils, and de- ise, while, as a friend and companion, he sired each to be present when her re- was universally beloved by all who knew mains should be borne to the grave. Her him. views of the Saviour were clear. Her ALLEN, Mrs. W.H., Philadelphia, Pa., hope in him was bright and joyous, and
wife of President Wm. even triumphant. She had not a doubt H. Allen, of Girard College. of her acceptance. There was not a ALLEYNE, J. S., St. Louis, Mo., Nov. cloud in her spiritual horizon. She longed 10, æ. 56, formerly of Boston. to depart and be with Christ. • Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of RUFUS BRADFORD ALLYN, Esq., his saints.'"
, æ. 63, son of the ALLEN, Mrs. Josephine E. M., Brook- late Rev. John Allyn, of Duxbury, Ms., lyn, N. Y., Jan. 12, æ. 26, wife of Hugh and the seventh in lineal descent from Allen, Esq., and only daughter of Hon. Bradford, the governor of Plymouth ColS. H. P. Hall, of Binghampton, N. Y. ony, whom he was wont to call “ the
ALLEN, Col. Jesse, Memphis, Tenn., chiefest and foremost of the Pilgrims." July 15, a. 79. No higher eulogy can He was a graduate of Harvard Univerbe bestowed by the living upon the de- sity of the class of 1810, and although parted than to say that the world has the youngest in his class, (having entered been the better and the wiser for their when he was but thirteen,) he was awardhaving lived in it, and this can truly be ed its highest honors. He pursued the said of him whose death we record. study of the profession of law in the office
ALLEN, Hon. Judge, Goshen, Ocean of Hon. Wm. Sullivan, of Boston, and Co., N. J., Aug. 1, æ. 63. Judge Allen having been admitted to its practice, he will leave a wide vacancy in the society went to reside at Belfast in 1815. of the village of Tom's River, in the Co. He was a scholar of rare attainments, of Ocean, where he has resided for ser- of profound learning, and great refineeral years. He was as generally known ment of taste. As a lawyer, he probathroughout that county, and a large part bly had not his superior in this country. of Monmouth, as any gentleman of our He was thoroughly versed in the authoracquaintance, and the influence acquired ities, and of memory so retentive and by his years and experience, and the po- remarkable as to be able to make a brief
upon any given question, referring with by death ; and now in firmer, purer, betaccuracy to volume and page without ter bonds and brighter realms, the friends taking the books from their cases; and are reunited. His widow and five chilyet he was by no means a “ book lawyer." dren survive him. — N. Y. Tribune. He was master of the great principles of jurisprudence; and with a mind of great ALLING, Pruden, Newark, N. J., Jan. logical acuteness as well as comprehen- 31, æ. 75. He was the postmaster of siveness, he applied those principles with that city under the administration of wonderful readiness and discrimination. President Van Buren. The writer of this well remembers to ALRICKS, Mrs. Mary E., Harrisburg, have heard the late Chief Justice Mellen Pa., March 30, æ. 47, wife of Hennan remark that he “ knew no man so thor- Alricks, and daughter of the late Rev. oughly endowed with all those qualities Wm. Kerr, of Lancaster Co. which go to make the great lawyer, and ALTER, Mrs. Catharine, near Funksentitle him to be a worthy successor of town, Md., æ. 66. The deceased Marshall
, as chief justice of the Supreme was extensively known and universally Court of the United States, as Rufus B. respected, and but few, very few persons Allyn.” But he was a man of great ec- have departed this life as deeply regretcentricity of character, reserved to the ted as this estimable lady, as the lengthvery borders of misanthropy, of an he- ened funeral cortege which accompanied reditary temperament which oftentimes her body to the grave, and the many bitinduced very great depression, which ter tears wich were shed around that tended to obscure his faith, and obliterate grave, fully attested. Her heart was the faintest trace of ambition or desire to ever open to sympathy and pity for the be known or noticed by his fellow-men. misfortunes and necessities of the poor ; He shunned distinction, and every thing none ever appealed to her in vain, and like notoriety he avoided with disgust. she dispensed her charities, as dews from He might at one time have removed to heaven, with a liberal hand upon all who Boston, and become a partner in business sought them. She was devoted to the with Daniel Webster ; but he preferred a wants and interests of her family, and life of absolute seclusion. In all the busi- well and faithfully discharged all the vaness relations of life he was rigidly prompt rious duties of life. Hers was indeed a and methodical, and of an integrity un- well-spent life. sullied. Towards the close of his life, AMBLER, Rev. Silas, Stanford, N. Y., those gloomy doubts, superinduced by Nov. 23, æ. 60. his melancholy temperament, which had Ames, Mrs. Eliza A., San Diego, Cal., at times obscured his religious faitli, were Mar. 14, æ. wife of Judge J. J. Ames. dispelled, and he often prayed, " Lord, I AMIDON, Dea. Elijah, Belchertown, believe: help thou mine unbelief.” It is Ms., June 7, æ. 70. He sustained the at all times gratifying to be able to record office of a deacon during many years, to the religious convictions of a great mind. the entire satisfaction of his Christian There were few who were permitted to brethren in the Congregational church at know the character of the mind of the Hardwick, and also in the church at subject of this notice, but will, in this in- Belchertown. He was able, faithful, and stance, fully appreciate the extent of that useful in the discharge of the various dugratification.
ties of this honorable and important office. Late in life Mr. Allyn married the eld- He was a decided and steadfast friend est daughter of his friend, the late Sam- of evangelical truth, which he ably and uel Upton; and he perhaps was the only boldly defended in his intercourse with person not connected by family ties to his fellow-men. He made no comproward whom he had any feeling deserving mise with error; he stood firmly on the the name of friendship. Mr. Upton re ground of the Puritan faith. sided in Belfast for some years prior to ANDERSON, Dr. Isaac, Maryville, E. his removal to Washington, where he Tenn., Jan. 28, æ. —, one of the "fadied in 1840. This friendship, which was thers” of Presbyterianism in E. Tenn., the sunny spot in Mr. Allyn's early life, and for many years President of Marywas strengthened by the family tie, which ville College. united them after Mr. Upton's removal ANDERSON, Mrs. Martha, Athens, to Washington, and was only dissolved Ala., April 6, æ. 79. She was an accept