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Montrose Democrat (Newspaper) - November 22, 1871, Montrose, PennsylvaniaE. B. Hawley Montrose pa., wednesday november 22,1871, a xxx in number 47, in vie. C. A Baldwin a attorn to and contrib run at Law great Bend. Teno a Jar anal. 8m. A u b old Vik Atropia it Law. Montrose a. James 8. Carau the a a a. Montrose a guat 33,1871. A. A a. L0o3xis& Lusk. Attorney at Law off co no. 334 Lackawanna Arana Scranton. A. Practice in the several Coatta of la teme and Samateh amp Nna counties. A e.loox0. . Lem Scranton sept. Fth 1871.�?if.___ a it crossbow. Attorney at Law office at the court Yonae in the commissioner s office. No. A. No sos. Montrose 8cpu 6th, 1871.�?t�. A my Sriram. A c. C. Faurot a Crenzie a Fau Tot. A Alera in dry goods clothing ladies and Miasel the shoes. Also agents great Amerl Csepi Tea and Coffee company. Montrose pa.,. 1, to r do a. W. Smiths booms a this dwelling. Next door East of the Sepo Buncab print log office. Office hours from of. S. A a up. W. Montrose May 3,1s71�?if to Babber in a Hail Charley More is is the Barber who can shave Yoor face to order Gnu Brown Black and grinder hair. In his a tree just tip stairs. There Yon will end him Over Gera s stare below just ene door. Montrose Jane 7, c. Morris. Or. B. Amp a. N. Tzc Collumb a Baucm a Law office Over the Bank Montrose a. Montrose Hay 10,. 1s71. Of or d. A. Lathrop a a owned an office at the foot of Chestnut Street near the Catholic Charch where he can to consulted at All times. Cd across april 20,187lby j. D. Tail Nemo Patraic pee Mctaw a to sumo xxx. Has permanently located himself in Montrose a. Where he flu promptly attend ter a ctr it in his profession with which he May be Fht orfed. Office end residence West of the Coart Tiease sear Fitch let Watson s office. A Montrose february 8,1571. Law office Yotch a Watson attorneys it Law. At the old office Bentley a Fitch Montrose. A. A. F. Piren. Jan. A 7i w. . Charles l Stoddard dealer in boots and shoes Flats and Caps. Leather and fun dogs main Street 1st door below Boyd s store. neatly. Montrose Jan. 1,1870. Whittles amp rlake9lee, Altomara nod counsellors at Law. Office a the one heretofore occupied by . . a treet Ife Trose a. April 20. N. M. Little. Sed. R. Little. So. Take stub. Lewis kxol1,. Bra visa and. Hair dates Steno. _ Thep in the naw Post office balls to a a where he will to Fosado ready to attend All who May want aay thing uht Allne. A. Montrose a. Oct 13. 1sc3. 0.51 Hawley 8alx8 to but goods groceries. Crockert. Hardware hats Caps boots shoes ready made Utseth tag faints oils etc., new Milford Paul sept 8, c9 or. S. W. Dayton a Richan a surgeon tender his a err ices of great Bend and at Bis residence opposite Barnum Monse . Sept. 1st, j8�9.-tf _ a o. Warren actor not a Law. Bounty Back . Pension and Biem on claims attended to office al Georbe Lowboy store an. L. C9 n. C. Sutton auctioneer and insurance agent sol a Jet of Vlen Dsollie a a flu c. Amp Gilbert a to Tioney a . A511 Ely r. 3. Auto Lonzor. Ter. 1,130. Address Brooklyn a. A jobs Groves Sion Abb , Montrose a. Shop Over in Nader a store. Al it Ordera filled in first rate talc. It Tang dose of Short notice and warranted to fit. W. W. Smith octet and chair manufacturers a foot if a tract Montrose a. Quot Sag. 1.186�.h. A Rritt Calrin Staple and fancy dry goods crockery hardware Iron stores drugs Oito and faints booties shoes Ussi caper frs Boffin Lobbes 8reeeriesjprot�, Itroia amp a sow and life insurance agents. A _. A i tax nil St sold Lle cram. Abel Terrell Salem to Droga. Patent Megi dwt staffs. Varnishes win or class groceries Glass Ware Wall and win Down , lamps kerosene machinery oils pm Hui Gans ammunition. Knives spectacles goods jewelry. A urfa cry trains Coos of the most in melons extensive and rateable collections Osgood san established in Luis. Montrose. A. D. W 8earle, Hornet at Law office Over the Sturc of a. Thropton Hebrick Block. Montroso lanl3 or. W. L. Rickab sox is Lias a i Turgeon. Tenders his profess Lona rices to the citizens of Montroso Ana ise at Bis residence on the a of. Foundry or. E. L. Gard5eb, Nicias and surgeon Montrose. A git Ideal attention to diseases of the heart and Ursand All sore let Wiseca. Offic a Orer . A hotel. Aag. 1.38cs a be Bxs amp Nichols &r8 in drags medicines chemicals Dye i. Paints oils. Varnish. A tour. Lea Patent median is perfumery and Kolletar i Fig prescriptions car Folly pc a Earlcy a hotel motor my a axes Nichols Tinaa t Brothers \. Scranton a. Whole Aloa retail dealers in Dwake Iron steel a nails spikes shovels Ilder a hardware Rill. trails poses Itil Road a Misicko supplies. . Axles. Bkelv8axi boxes. Bolts. A tuts and a sobs a plated bands. Malleable �r0s3, Bela. Spokes. Telloes.seatspjkdles.bojrs.#. Euest huh k Ghi Spirakes. Sea we How go amp i sub amp then fisdikg3 Atoa i Khz Fiji by cd in a so a i prom 1bbard Tats Onize Hohe 2sahu7&civbe�. Rarama Grable Sneed and double drive wheel. It a by Sallie great National put slam Ais Arhe great Ohio held 2&n> Lehi Alss 1 and the Pean Syto amp bet 2huytocd> and Virgint state a Feo Toloai a a a j a a Quot 1 a a a the hearing u simple Lompart Ren toted Chi Isdr Dora a Drew Bucu and enclosed la a neat ease in the to proof them Rahv i effectually securing it Magrit is Romblon Canso changed instantly from by al. Imit Kilmr a al thenot a Trot. Get Elfr Butner. By j. W. Or Voiton. In visions a bin my heart was sad and Midnight Hung 1u pall Abow. Tto seen thy wild dishevelled hair -11. Thy Youmg Pale face White with despair Rush madly Csc amp Ely Post met Ere leons 1 Oft my Hearth amp the plead by nightly dream and vision led to ask thee a Dost thou love me of a a a n. 1 in lonely walks and silent Woods hid Sylvan aisles and love s tuition thy music Lone slave spelled mine ear and ravished me of tho ii Wert near. Thy tender accents soft yet Clear seemed to Illume the solitudes. With hallowed airs and holy moods of spirits sent on heavenly Mission. on Leaf and Flower and tree. The All Purv Adlung sense seemed preying nor morn nor eve nor sheeny night High Zenith de noon or gloaming Light possessed the Power but to invite the spirit of a rhapsody. Leona King amp de souls Are we what Saith thy heart t leave to thy Blessing. A a. In mute Mona s Lute of single sound scarce More than mine his love expressed dumb but to sigh a sad Low plaint a smothered heart string s twang and. Faint a a As that last sob of attic Saint no Wordy talc my lips have found a one endless thought one name had crowned Leona a of it Falls it blesses. V. _ r Leona morn tag noon and night and morning Noons and nights succeeding. That crowning name that endless thought hath daily Jince stir meeting brought the so same for to me unsought Swift Rushing Cion before my sight thy flowing hair thy face so we to a goes by me voiceless and unheeded. By Wal am. Al Vrh Nortwick. Oar country a Flag whose Silver stars hath lighted land and flood has been upheld by Labobe a sons. And Crim soned with their blood. Where or thy Banner has been borne _. Wherever yet unfair la a it spoke of Liberty to Many redemption to a world. It Speaks with silent voice to Day to cd a by sighing soul bids each press on will Earnest Zeal Twartz Freedom s Happy Goat Why then should labor s sons permit corruptions hated throng a to find Protection a Neath our Flag a for tyr any and wrong shame on the cowards who Bow Down and worship sordid knaves who meekly kiss oppression s Rod and Livo the life of slaves. I up. Brothers up the band of time has marked the coming Hoar when tyrant might shall be of or throw and right assert its Power. Up Brothers let not our Flag. Wave o or a robbers Den a a a. Come swear that Sheet shall symbolize a rape of Freedom men come Bear it on from dime to clime. A Galaxy of Light a whose Sun Ray beams shall dissipate the toilet s gloomy night from the Montroso . Axxal of Rush township. To Aro permitted to copy tho following history of Bosh township from miss Blackman a Forth coming history of sub Queh Anua county it 1 a fifth of those townships of old Luzerne of which the area was comprised wholly or in part of territory after winds set off to Susan Canna county a 1801. At. January sessions of tho court of Luzerne Coutv a petition was presented for the erection of a new township to be called Bush its boundaries to extend from the 40th to tho 27th Milestone on the i Tuto line the Northwest Corner of old Laws Illch thence South eighteen Miles to a Corner in the Lino North of old Wyalusing township South of Wysox to u Point due East from standing Stone thence North five Miles to a Corner thence North five Miles thence to tho place of beginning. Viewers then appointed made their report in november following. Though it wd8 accepted it is eve Jent from the by inns of the township As Ever afterwards recognized that an error occurred in their statement of the limits of tho Northern line a to begin at tho 41st Milestone and extend thirteen Miles to the 28th Milestone a thus failing to reach Lansville by one mile. The milestones were numbered from the Delware liver Westward also upon the erection of Susquehanna county its West Lino extend South from the 40th Milestone and from All that can naw be ascertained the West Lino of Bush was the county line for thirteen Miles five Miles Square remained in Bradford then Ontario county. The whole comprised 172,000 acres. A the following diagram represent the boundaries of Rusli in 1801. The dotted line Murks the division made by the Eric Tion of Susquehanna a critics and 3�itmsm�. Iraq Imi Lmke. It 4o�m Pic a Tregett Khz full to a world find Varao depend Opail Biog Roxy re ii al. In r.ei7 per Tucaur. A. Bounou. U.72.13ti-�?el a s�vee-ee03. tor cat. A never confide a secret to your relations a a blood will a neat housekeepers Are generally put out when Coal is put in. A can an ant who dote3 on her Nephew be called an antidote ? a Josh Billings says to a a kure a weak Back Lay still for a week to come. A a Dandy on Shore is disgusting but a swell of the sea is sickening a a everyman who goes ont West returns with his Story of an Arrow escape a you May find fashion in town but you meet with More style in the country. A Sai j eve to Adam when she wanted him to assist her at toilet a a Bereave a when a wife reigns it seems natural that she should storm too. She generally Doci a a Why is a Beefsteak like a locomotive it is not of much account without its tender. ,. A a an a a out and outer a a club Man so wives who wait and watch to the wee Small Honra say. A an indignant Kentucky wife offered to Swap her bigamous husband for a sowing machine. J a an old a a settlers a the old lady who sent Farmer ten cents that had been due Twenty nine years. A ought an advocate of policy of noninterference in every difficulty he Reward cd with a meddle King says it is a dangerous proceeding to fool with a married lady who has a red he add Bisband. A a Wisconsin Indge has granted himself a divorce outdo principle that a Charity begins at a a a take the Sil yer cup be consented himself by going Homo with tho Quot a euphemism for red hair is a a ska dateless color a Skau stoles being a Little beyond Auburn y ,.we popular lecture has chosen for his subject a what shall Quot Why cat i of course. = a Thuc Sirmons once mom compel cd to move of May Well consider their Relig a ion a progressive one. the Bohemian diet about which so much has been said of later is believed. By the initiated to be a free lunch. It a correspondent of Wood Bull a paper sings herself. A a yours -Tagtelisticauy,pantisocratically.0 practically the township extended cast to the line of old Nicholson and South at Laet to the line of county As afterwards run. A portion of brain trim now Auburn Muy in Udo Upton i but tho taxable of Bash for the year 1801, included residents of Springville and Brooklyn or those who without change of locality were afterwards included in the latter townships. Bush was then the ninth of ten districts for a notices err Luzerne sad Appe Funty also for elections the tenth Laws Ville and wiring Borough -. Isaac Hancock was Justice for the former District and Asa Eddy Thomas Tiffany in Jphn Jarcy were justices for the latter. Nichol Bon As Well As Bush extended beyond the line of on county and justices Hancock Aud Marey were never its residents. Upon the erection of Bridgewater november 1s�g, Rush received definite limits being left eight Miles on the state line by eighteen Miles North and South. The township was named in Honor of a dub Jacob Bush who was appointed August 17&lf president of the courts of common pleas in the circuit consisting of the counties of Berks Northampton Luzerne and Northumberland. Por seven years previous he had been chief Justice. Of the supreme court but of the re appointment of judge Mckean to that office judge Bush accepted that of circuit judge us just stated. In 1812, Twenty four of the residents of Bash signed a petition to have a new township formed from it eight Miles Square adjoining the state line to be called Bennington but january 1813, the first court of suss Tishanna county was petitioned to Divide rns Miro three parts Viz a Choconut Middletown and bu3h�?the latter to be left eight Miles East and West by six Miles North and South. Tho petition was granted a Nisi a november 1813, and a a finally january 1814. The area of Bash was again reduced in 18i6, by the erection of. Jessup and More recently by the addition to the latter township of about eighty rods of the Wyalusing North to the line. Of Foiest Lake. This the present North line of Rush extends but 5j South line eight Miles and the we do a area about thirty five Square Miles Tonce included practically in addition two bandied and thirty five Square Miles but the latter now absorbed by nine other townships will require no farther attention Here. Bosh As also Jessup is traversed through the Center from cast to West by tho wyans i Hgt one of the few streams of the county retaining to Bong in part its Sweet sounding India name. The Iroquois word As Given by Zeisberger is meaning the a a Beautiful Hunting grounds a a definition Given on. A previous Page a plenty of me the Len ape or Delaware word haying Only an additional in in ache in ii Usi Tujo a Baid to mean a at the dwelling place hoary the Farmer definition Best agrees with what is known of the Vicinity a when first occupied by p civilized race. 1 the North and Middle branches join the main Stream within this township also from the South the Deer lick Creek and tho outlet of Elk Lake besides in melons minor tributaries. Bixby a Pond on the Lino Between. Middletown and Rush is the Only Sheet of water larger than a Mill Pond. A a Mineral Mineral Home prospective value exist on the Deer lick,.but, singularly a Jongh Edt is hot one of their ingredients Rush Orrin Dawn both names being Giren to the election District although a Rbt Daw Quot by the Yankees was conned to a very Small town As marked on a map of Connecticut surveys though from the earliest times Deer sought the locality a Salt Spring being near except when the roads follow tho streams they Are Lilly but tho traveler who gains the hilltops is amply repaid by the views to obtains from them. This is particularly True of tho Eminence just West of the Mineral Spring from which one looks up the Talley of Wyalusing to cemetery Hill at Montrose but thee Tram itself is. Hidden by the overlapping Hills that Border dits winding course Devine bidge in the Eastern part of the township was so named from a family who first occupied it More than fifty years ago. A a. At the Mouth of the Wyalusing about 14 Miles Bouth West from Rush a settlement was made by the moravian indians and their teachers in 1765, and in 1766 they Laid ont a town which they named Friedens Netten or hats of peace. A it was. The habitation of u civilized Community a Placo where the everlasting gospel was fearlessly proclaimed by Servante of Josas Chris Fco in 1772 the Mission was broken no or rather removed to Ohio. Soon after the close of the revolutionary straggle Soma of tho Wyoming settlers pushed northward of the Susquehanna and along. Its tributaries Wyalusing being one of them other settlers came from the new England states via the Susquehanna to great Bend and Over the Hills Whilo still others kept tho River in canoes and so reached the Wyalusing and gathered along its shores. As Early As 1794, Isaac Brownton and family eight in All were at tho Forks or Junction of the North Branch. The place Long occupied by the late h. A Champion and is now owned by n. Hillis. A Daniel Boss name in soon after i. Brown son and located just below him. He was the first Post master. In 1795, Dan Metcalf to on tho farm next below which has since been known As the old Hancock place. At this time to Are told by mrs. Ichabod Terry one of or. Metcalfe Dang ters the settlers below her fathered a place were in the following order Tillotson Andrew Cali Fiehl with him Solomon Bosworth who bought of Tillotson Preston Benajah Bostwick Ephraim Fairchild Ezekiel Brown same Laden ? Stevens Rockwell St tens Rockwell Elisha Keeler John Bradshaw Abraham Taylor jone3 Ingham and Job Camp. The Graves of Somo of these Early set term May a anon in Tom yer try near the Stevensville Church four Miles below the county line. Benajah Bostwick died in ,1864�?lie was born in �776. Isaac Hancock die Din 1820, in his 80 the year. His wife died two years later. Dea. Aden Stevens died in 1858, aged 88. John Bradshaw died in 1814. Daniel Boss in 1836, aged 68. Or. Metcalf removed in iv68ro a location Abdat Jone ton a intr mile above the Forks on the East Branch. Andrew Canfield moved from Litch Geld co Connecticut about the 20th of Jan 1797, with his wife and six children and reached the Forks or rather a Point a Little below on the 5th of feb., 1797. There was then no read from great Bend to the Wyalusing. They crossed the Delaware River near port Jervia and struck the at skinners Eddy the nce came tip the River and Creek to the place mentioned above outside of Susquehanna co to the House of Thomas til son or Tillotson where they lived two years before moving to Middletown. They drove what was then called a Spike team a Yoke of cattle with a horse As Leader hitched to a Wood shod sled. His son Amos then 15 years of now 1870, Sido of tho Creek from Snyder a hotel and where an old apply tree still name occurs More frequently in the Early Annoe of the town than capt pickets. He Roso to the rank of major from his opposition to the claims of the Pennsylvania landholders arose what a sometimes styled a tho picket War a in which it Mast to owned to was the aggressor. This was a second assault. Upon capt Bartlett i kids who was the Fratto give up the Validity of a Connecticut title have years after the famous riot mentioned in the chapter on the intrusion Law. An indiscreet use of fire arms id carrying ont his opposition to having the land surveyed under tho Pennsylvania claim brought him before tho court. To was indicted april 1808, tried the following a november found Gnu ity and was sentenced to thirty dollars and the Costa of prosecution. The decision in this cd be and tho opportune influence of or. Eose about this time finally quiet it Elko people if it did them. Captain picket held several town offi pcs he removed from the Flat and reside de at the time of his death in that part of Bush now included in Jessup. He and his wife died of the same morning May 1832, both aged 61, and were buried in the Sapie grave in the cemetery near the bolles1 school House.,. Hon. Charles Minier Speaks of capt. Picket As a the famous Painter he had the first saw Mill on the wyans i Gin the town. His sons were Samuel Comstock who did not Settle Here Almon c. Miner and Daniel. Miner picket ins the first male child born in Bash. To died dec. 18, 1858, aged 59 . In 1798, col Ezekiel Hyde tho Yankee Leader was at the Forks in a bind a a the West line of a us Lierz being in Bush to. Tween Metcalf and Hyde. _ to was engaged in surveying and Selling Lota under the Connecticu title. In what manner he became so much of a pennsylvanian As Tobe appointed Post master so Ca Ilyas 1804, docs not. Appear. He died in 1805. M a capt. Jabez Hyde a near relative of col Hyde was at the Forks next East of Isaac brow son in 1799, with his family. Jabez Hyde jr., is said to have been there even two years earlier. _ the year 1799 witnessed a rapid in crease in tho number of settlers on the East Branch or main Stream of the in talus the farms on tho Wyalusing below the present Western Lino of Jessup were occupied by the first settlers in the following order Levi Leonard a a Adams Nathan Tupper we. Lathrop Salmon brawn John Jay Joab picket Dan Metcalf Jabez Hyde Isar a Towb so and Daniel Rosrio j a a in 1801, when Isaac Hancock was of pointed Justice of the pc co for rps i be was located when Cadau my Tco of began in 1795 on the farm adjoining that of Daniel Boss. When Susquehanna county was erected its Aarun Between them and the name of the part set off with Bradford county was changed to Piko township. J a a Esq. Hancock was bom near Wes flies ter to. Before tho revolutionary War he was at Wyalusing for a time and. Returned there about 1785�? from Rev. D. Crafts to is mentioned be drove. One 17880 in his 85th year says cow which we milked night and morning for the children a and adds respecting the settlement a a family of the name of a Rossell to Brothers and a Wistor lived three fourths of a mfrs he the East Branch on what has since been called the capt. Howell place and All were Deal and dumb. They afterwards removed to the a Lake there was no Clear lug Between them and great Bend. This was just prior to tho settlement of Laws Tille. A a the next summer after we came Joab picket from Conn Cut a fallow on the place now owned by a. D. Snyder which was not burned till the Sam mar of 1799. Or. Miner mentions him and family at the latter Date Trees were marked from the Forks to great Bend but the route was West of Montry so some three Miles. A a i recollect two Brothers named Bennett one of them Daniel single men. Who came in tho next Winter alter we did. They drove an of Teara and crossed the at the Bend and made their Why for the Forks. The Snow was nigh three feet a deep. They drove their oxen and sled until their team Vas about tired but when they left their Load and sled and drove their oxen As far As pickets fallow where they left the oxen to browse in the Yoke while they made their Way to the Forks with their feet badly Frozen. The next Day they got my father to go after the cattle and sled. He took me with him. We took along a Knapp cd of Corn for the oxen and victuals for our Sci pcs. The oxen had taken their track and gone Back. To followed some three or four Miles and found them feeding on a of Montrose. We then drove on until to of band the sled. As it was then night we fed the oxen some com and Cut Down Bass Wood tree to which we chinned the oxen we prepared for the night by building i fire and1 getting some Hemlock boughs to Mako a bed of. Yente our 6upper and went to bed. It snowed All night the next Day we re turned a Mono of the oxen which my either moved in with did the next Spang and Ira made a Short Yoke in which he worked the remaining of by the Side of he a horse he drove them the Samo As he did the oxen without reins a for two. Years it was the fancy team in that Region. A a there was plenty of game in tho Woods and Trouit in the greeks. Afe could kill a Deer or catch a mess of. Fish any Day. Bears wolves and. Panthers were often seen acid cat Finley al Erwardi on tho North Branch,.was Thomat the Forks. T a Beautiful Row of Large maple3 now skirt the Road on the Flat where. Joab picketts first cab it stood on tho re cords of Luzerne county of a tract Mere for Springfield township in 1788. At the time he was also nerf the overseers of tho poor for the District composed of the i Boia extent of Luzerne county from the a Bush of the Meshoppen the state line.,Iii Sona were John and Jesse. Of his seven daughters mrs. Daniel Boss mrs. Jusso Boss and mra Benajah Frink were residents of this county the last named was twin with Jesse Hancock and is the. Only one of tho family now living. ,mr3. Frink states that Polly Canfield of the Middletown family taught school on o Rock somewhere of tho farm of Daniel Boss about �?~1798 and had six scholars. A Hyldah Fairchild daughter of Ephraim Fairchild also taught Early in this neighbourhood. A. Elders Sturdevant and Thomas Smiley were among the first preachers Here. There Jas in 1801, no settler on the cast and West Road Lati Veen Elk Lak iri the present town of Dimock Aud the Mutli of its outlet in Bush. April 1801, on petition of so ril Peck and others viewers were appointed to Lay Nathan Tapper and William Lathrop Rama in . From to Padilla. N. Al locating at what is now Granger Vule. They Cut their Road a part of the distance. Stephen Wilson a House was then the Only be in Bridgewater. Deacon Lathrop e Cabin bad Only a Blanket for a door a and be was obliged to pile up Wood against it at night to keep ont the wolves. He location was at the Mouth of Lake Creek. Her a red i Civ until a a Gecsy when in his 90th year. Of the ten children of w. Lathrop Only two Nelson and Catharine widow of ebon picket of Jessup Are living in Conn to a a Hiel Topper son of Nathan Tupper settled on the Middle Branch in _ Bush two Miles from any inhabitant in one direction and three Miles in another. He married phase Downer feb. 5y. 1807, reared eight children and lived on the same pece until he died january 19, 1865. A while preparing his log House in the Woods he had he Home two mile3 away and was accustomed monday morning to take a Back Load for prove ions Aud stay until saturday night often not seeing a human being during the week., v to was once hired to go to great Bend for some cattle strayed away. He found them when he reached Snake Creek where night overtook him and As. It was cold he was oblige to pass the hours in running around a treo. To keep warm. He did not Sec a person while he was gone from Home. Harar and Loren Topper younger sons of Nathan Tupper Ana two daughters at least mrs. Nehemial Lathrop ant. Mrs. Amos Canfield settled within a few Miles of he first location Edo ii Reynolds of Norwich Conn. E9tablehment a store at bin Daw Hyde a place of an Experiment Hon. Charles Miner says of him a a few years alter i found him. At. A Ashington one of the comptrollers of the Treasury Wilh a salary of 81,700 a year. He was a Learned und accomplished gentleman and would relieve the tedium of a journey through do uninhabited tract of Road by a. Story from Shakespeare Macbeth of Lear with his heartless daughters As perhaps no other settler could a Quale a Cyril or Seril Peck came at least to explore in 1799, and afterwards cleared the \william3 farm in the lower part of the town near Auburn where lie resided until his death in 1811at april sessions 17991 tho court it Wilke Barrie was petitioned to order a Road a from near the Forks of the Avalus log to Witer scat the Road from Tun Khz a Nob to great Bend a ac., and viewers were appointed who retorted at a inst sessions 1801, this beginning at the Southeast Corner of e. Hyde a store thence running to Cape pickers thence to the Creek by , thence to or. John Liia Hak in Rowlan Flinn run port approved. This with the Minuto details omitted gives the route of Arpad which has again and again been Altor a in certain place along the a. A tho sane year and others petitioned for a Toad after Wane obtained from the Forks neatly North to the state Liny and others petitioned for one from the Forks to Tioga Point. ,. In Loo Walter Lathrop from1 few London fio Colin a father of the late i Edge Benjamin Lathrop settled on what is known As the Levi shove form bit Lio remained there Only two or. Three years when he removed to the present town of Bridgewater nearly 3 Miles South of Montross. Kush in addition to the persons previous by mentioned As residents included the following Eleha Aud John. Brow son sons of Issac brow son Esq. Fairchild Canfield of Illimani Granger Stephen Hyde Hezekiah Lee a Benczer a picket in Daniel boots Heman Bobin Soh John Swan Jabez summer a and others Whoso exact locality cannot to Given -. i. Bobert if Bose Henry. Drinker and it Beds. Were taxed for. Unseated Hudsy their names occur on the town re Cote. For the first Tinc in the transcript of i8�0 and 18iz.l a a. -. The whole l is including re is Dent of Middletown a they. Were before tho organization of Jessup and Forest Laltoo was about 18 30/ the same a ear to Bridge was ordered near Jeah a icky to a a crowd the Wyalusing to be built at the expense of tho Road. Wos surveyed from the North Branchton tho Middle Branch of the Wyalusing. Ain 1818 Lloyd good6ell from Aparis a Philander and France Pepper. From a by acct Cut Tobert Estes and others. Were Here a. A a. John al. Brow son was then town clerk and in 1818, be was a merchant. At the Forks. Win Tahr Lathrop had a saw Mill at the Jan Orion of Lake Creek with the a a cd. Elections Werc held at Joab pickers Quot a in Islo. Larry Dunmore George do Vine Jacob Eaton William lat bios or and John Hancock were Asiong fhe new taxable Rda town clerk. Overseer of the. Pm priv epic -�?~-�.to-,a m 1820 a Saab Denel Ihu 1823>j.v Iii 1824, Rushville pos Toffie was yes table shed David Shote a m r about tue time the Brownson farm passed into l and ,a a. In a �82e, there sppe�3 on the. Town records a list of a a ear Marks by which the sheep and Swine of the different own ers in Trio town might fat a re a red r a. Demmon pc Dacri was on the _. Angst and reported at january sessions 1803�? Jabez Hyde in was assessor in 1802,and Jaob picket and Stephen. A Viktov were supervisors Aden Stevens waa collector. The latter two resided at the West and East extremes of the , 18 Miles apart Wilson being Ono half mile Bolow Montrose and cel Ville now Bradford county the Terr it by the collector canvassed e now embraced in eight or ten Toiv Nablus tia county seat was 70 Miles Deto it a a to in Lucli the scanty Tavesi Only 8130�?gatliered by a tho Sun Miles i travel1 the Roeg track a ass swamp and forests were conveyed. A few if any men Renji tid whose name were then on the tax list col. Add a Steven died Only 28, 1858, aged 88,. A a a Iao Tiodor we Ltd a Jabee Uniti look its ply cd it tho Tarbox borrows is co Ewere Mereha fits at Rushville in 1829, a occupied by them qua con timed. By Pron the 29, Getomer 1871. In i8$l, Shoemaker was taxed with a grist Mill situation. Near. Thoj con al fleece of the outlet of Elk i4ke and by easing Creek Richards she a my Ker a brother purchased and took Posis a sign of this property in .1838, the present m 1858, Saufl make use of both , Uby be named Treeka Quot Bike hcs. H a be maker bad seven shrift of a a re1-Side-in Susque Elauria county y-3- r in 1835, Bush Center Post office was established. A ,, a later Brut cons Talley. Post Hyde a. Col Thomas Parke was supervisor of rns ii in 1805. A Jav. the time one of fhe auditors. Soori after they Scro included in Bridgewater. A not Long after the begin Mug. Of tree new Century changes the out cup Tori and ownership of the farms on the Wyalusing most of the Cabins of to first residents were nearer the a Creek and across the Road from the Llone a of the present. In several crises we have Only the memory of survivors to Audi eat their Sites the old landmark and a relics of former occupancy being obliterated in 1806, col up rain know top came to the Leonard farm. He reside hero until bus death in 1838. The adam3. Farm now owned by Bobcat Reynolds Ivas for vegas owned by. , and the House of the j latter is stir standing. Eben Zeri Pieko to senior name from ver Mont several years later Fri Aniis son Joab Ririe settled where in Athy Fri Tupper had made the first Clearing the place was afterwards occupied Quot by Warren and Bobert Reynolds has recently moved to it. Or pickets wife died hero in 1808. To died in 1826, aged 80 years. In l8l0, a Road was surveyed1 front Jonathan West a then in Bridgewater to John Days passing Nathari Tipp cry so in 1811, Jabez Hyde a jr., Sjef Clitu do sheriff of Luzerne under circumstances which showed tho 6trong hold to had on the Public Confidence. In l814, he was in to legislature and two years later on the election of or. Charles Fraser to. The Senate or Dye was a Jpn irined by gov. Snyder to take Hie place As Pretli notary Register recorder arid Elerk of Susino Hanna county these offlee3 he held until 1820. The not year he was again elected to the legislature and1 in 1823, it As one of commissioners for expending 850,000 in Impre Virnig the . Of the a Astric Hun Riri Riyce. A he was a Delegate to. Tie Stato cd for altering the Constitution. Under it after the reve Iod Lio was appointed by gov. Porter to the by Nch of Susquehanna Coti Uty. Per Sevy Raneo was strongly characteristic of judge Hyde. E to -. Few men have mutinies of political excitement held so Many important trusts an had so universally the esteem of the or fellow citizens for stent High minded integrity he died it Hercs Desce a Rush oct 8th, 1841, aged 66.�?T= a Khz a in 1812, Dennis Grainger came from thence a Uriah stand k Jon s of which w Lathrop sett Emoril to a tree by i barn my ska Goow by amp to the on to intersect the Road re Emu occupied Byl Chahy a Terry who married Lueilla daughter of air. Meteau or Terry a a ii iced. Here until his death iri 1849, at Trio Rig of 66 scars. It is but very rec Fly that the Irge Stone Chimney of the old Homestead disappeared. Salmon Browne a place now older us Gray a was for Many years occupied by Olauso lung. Daniel Ross died of the Placo tie Clear. De Over seventy year ago. Thoj iome Stead forms a part of tho to tel of win. Ii Sherwood. After Trio of suss Reihanna. County. And consequent.�. Dove ion of. Bush Oue fourth of the poor tax was allowed in 1813, Gotha portion remaining in Bradford county Thole of taxable for l813, the present to Tad of. Present residence of h. H. Gray. A Fanson. A sing aft a picket were the Post misters usrey thei is Deeon tinned and Bush. Pest office at its place. The East Bush Post office a of a Vicli of. A Trimore wins the first Mast Eft was established prior to the Tost named David Lille the first Irish settler came in -1836, a j Ames Logan Carpo in .-1842, and Redding was the Early Fame pics. Mrs. Bedding who did i a fit Jere or age was never obliged to Wear spectacles. A. A in within afew years Baptist Church has been erected at Granger Viii at rus Loyille the presbyter Fri Church was built in great part by Quot Henry j. Champion mid Chandler Bixby both now dead. The Ronian Catholic Church in at Bishyk a Are three m. A churches it the. Township at East Rush Rush Centre and on Devine bidge. The. List named was Hilf in 1867-8, princ Pauy Bro High the liberality of George Devine Aud visions a five live Heie on adjoining for Pis a. A a Quot Amone the physicians who have practice in Kush the first of record is or. Reuben Baker who married a daughter of Isaac Hancock. He lived just below the latter and consequently ont Sido of the county but was Genera Lylo be found it is said at the dec lick has Lenro being spent in in Ntim a. To practice cd sex Tonsi Cly Over the Western half of the county tie a to Mug of or. Lect of Friend James among later physicians has left the place.,. The prose t practice Luz physicians Are Albright Dnn Liam Elijah Snell and in Tori. The poor House for Bush Anburn , and springy lab e located at Larry Dunmore Funn. A. A a. Vici a ,. The extend fro Rii the Morith of tho Wyalusing to tho the North Branch is projected v i.--1. A s it e not too late in the above and if they Are needed even though trivial they will be grate a fully ate Cegred by f i Quot a wat fit Idle boy.1 gae Day to Quot was suddenly called no the question pro Brin ded by the pedagogue a a a Patrick How Many gods a re there a a Patrick was Noto distil gnashed Theo log any but to promptly answered a a three sir. A a take you eat pm to wandered tho Mas ter a a and if you done to answer in five minutes i will Welt a. Y. The probationary period passed and taking tho floor hesitatingly. Stated the number of gods to to a five Quot. He received the promised a a a wilting a and returned to he seat with ten minutes for a a. Ten it notes rip. Put was up. Too and satisfied. That to had to fixed the number suffice Ritly High before shouted out a it a a there a ten sir Quot ,. V v a he Baw the ferri���?T1descending, and breaking ont of tho. Door to pleated a Fiyo rail Fence and run Liko a Quarter horse across the Meadow panting with exhaustion to met Alad with rebook in he hand arid the look of one in tho knowledge tinder difficulties whom he risk go i j a. A a a a Here Are Yod going Quot Quot to school Pond i a waa Trio reply. A a a How Fuary gods Are there a a Quot one a answered tho boy. A a Well you a better not go Dawn to fire

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