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The Harmony Presbyterian Church in Brandt, PA

The Harmony Presbyterian Church in Brandt, PA

The Harmony Presbyterian Church in Brandt, PA


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Harmony Presbyterian Church Baptisms

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Harmony Presbyterian Church Deaths

Harmony Presbyterian Church Dismissals

Harmony Presbyterian Church Marriages

Harmony Presbyterian Church Pastors-Ministers

First Presbyterian Church Of Scott

Brandt Church Book Cover

Brandt Church Book Cover

Brandt Church Dedication from Unknown Newspaper 1875

Brandt Church Dedication from Unknown Newspaper 1875

Brandt PA circa 1908 (Pic.1)

Brandt PA circa 1908 (Pic.1)

BrandtChurch circa 1908 (Pic.2)

BrandtChurch circa 1908 (Pic.2)

Harmony Presbyterian Church 2011

Harmony Presbyterian Church 2011

Harmony Presbyterian Church 2011 (Pic.2)

Harmony Presbyterian Church 2011 (Pic.2)

The Brandt Store

The Brandt Store Account

The Brandt Store Account

Book II: Marriage License Dockets 1893 – 1900 (a continuation…)

Marriage licenses issued to Grooms/Brides living in Harmony Township, Susquehanna County, PA

Susquehanna County Courthouse, Montrose, PA

Pg. 278, Docket #160

Burt  Woodard – Born: Susquehanna Co. on  Mar. 1, 1871. Resides at Lanesboro, PA – laborer – never married before.

Maude M. Sherman – Born: Susquehanna Depot on Feb. 6, 1879. Resides at Susquehanna, PA – lady – never married before.

Marriage License Issued on Oct. 2, 1897 by Deputy Clerk. (Consent of mother given). Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Oct. 6, 1897 by E. R. Allen.

Pg. 281, Docket # 169

Hugh McCollum – Born :  Scotland on Aug. 9, 1867.  Resides at Susquehanna, PA – machinist – never married before.

Mary Foley – Born in Susquehanna, PA and is now 27 yrs. old. Resides at Susquehanna Depot – housekeeper – never married before. Marriage License Issued on Oct. 9, 1897. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Oct. 9, 1897 by Rev. P. F. Broderick

Pg. 282, Docket # 172

Richard Fitzgerald – Born: Susquehanna, PA on Oct. 3, 1857. Resides at Susquehanna, PA – fireman – has been married before, marriage dissolved by death.

Mary O’Dea – Born: Gulf Summit, NY on May 17, 1859. Resides at Susquehanna, PA – never married before – Marriage License Issued on Oct. 12, 1897 by Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned on Oct. 20, 1897 by P. F. Broderick

Pg. 288, Docket #190

Panfilo Dalesando – Born: Italy on Aug. 20, 1872. Resides at Susquehanna, PA – laborer – never married before.

Beatrice Panette – Born: Italy on Oct. 16, 1875. Resides at Susquehanna, PA  – never married before. Marriage License Issued on Oct. 27, 1897 by Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Nov. 4, 1897 by J. W. Malone.

Pg. 289, Docket # 193

Herbert L. Wolf – Born: Wurttermburg, Germany on May 21, 1871. Resides at Brandts – wood carver – never married before.

Ermine Gardner – Born: Lanesboro on Jan. 20, 1865. Resides at Brandts – never married before. Marriage License Issued on Oct. 30, 1897 by Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Nov. 17, 1897 by Rev. Frederick H. Watkins.

Pg. 299, Docket # 233

Michael Maloney – Born: Kirkwood, NY on June 3, 1872. Resides at Susquehanna, PA – laborer – never married before.

Franc Cone – Born: New Milford, PA on Sept. 30, 1875. Resides at Susquehanna, PA – never married before. Marriage License Issued on Dec. 8, 1897 by Deputy Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Dec. 15, 1897 by Rev. P. F. Broderick

Pg. 300,  Docket #226

Howard Barton – Born: Thompson, PA on May 5, 1880. Resides at Harmony Township, PA – farmer – never married before.

Lonesa Burchell – Born: Hillsboro, Wis. On June 26, 1879. Resides at Harmony Township, PA – has never married before.

Marriage License Issued on Dec. 16, 1897 by Clerk. (Consent given by parents).  Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Dec. 22, 1897 by Rev. Frederick Watkins.

Pg. 301, Docket #229

Edgar V. Lea – Born: Susquehanna Depot, PA on Apr. 11, 1875. Resides at Susquehanna, PA – machinist – never married before.

Hattie M. Albee – Born: Susquehanna Depot, PA on Feb. 19, 1875. Resides at Susquehanna, PA – never married before. Marriage License Issued on Dec. 22, 1897 by Deputy Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Dec. 29, 1897 by Rev. Wm. M. Hiller.

Pg. 308, Docket # 15

Edwin Clapper – Born: Ostego County, NY on Mar. 25, 1862. Resides at Susquehanna Depot, PA – marriage dissolved by divorce in Montrose, PA.

Isabel Lee – Born: Clinton, PA on June 13, 1873. Resides at Susquehanna Depot, PA – lady – never married before. Marriage License Issued on Jan. 28, 1898 by Deputy Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Feb. 8, 1898 by Rev. C. C. Vrooman.

Pg. 315, Docket # 31

Thomas J. McMahon – Born: Susquehanna, PA on July 7, 1866. Resides at Susquehanna, PA – policeman – never married before.

Lillian McNeil – Born: Susquehanna, PA on Feb. 7, 1873.  Resides at Susquehanna, PA – never married before. Marriage License Issued on Feb. 21, 1898 by Deputy Clerk Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Feb. 21, 1898 by Rev. P. F. Broderick.

Pg. 315, Docket # 33

Newell E. Vergason – Born: Hawleton, Susquehanna County, PA on Oct. 17, 1872. Resides at Lanesboro, PA – carpenter – never married before.

Matie Case – Born: North Jackson, Susquehanna County, PA on July 16, 1880. Resides at Lanesboro, PA – Domestic help – never married before. Marriage License Issued on Feb. 22, 1898 by Deputy Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Mar. 2, 1898 by Rev. Chauncy C. Vrooman.

Pg. 315, Docket # 35

George D. Hall – Born: New Milford, PA on Apr. 1, 1890. Resides at New Milford, PA – farmer – never married before.

Lillie E. Clark – Born: Randolf Center, Broome County, NY on July 15, 1866. Resides at Susquehanna Depot, PA – married before to Charles Crissel, marriage dissolved in Courts of Susquehanna on Feb. 17, 1898. Marriage License Issued on Feb. 26, 1898 by Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Mar. 2, 1898 by Rev. D. T. Sutherland.

Pg. 315, Docket # 37

Arthur Alexander – Born: Green, Chenango County, NY on July 15, 1872. Resides at Lanesboro, PA – quarryman – never married before.

Ella N. Pooler – Born: Harmony Township, PA on Apr. 10, 1873. Resides at Harmony Township, PA – never married before. Marriage License Issued on Mar. 14, 1898 by Deputy Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Mar. 16, 1898 by Chauncy Vrooman.

Pg. 323, Docket # 62

William N. McCoy – Born: Gulf Summit, NY on Dec. 5, 1867. Resides at Lanesboro, PA – R. R. Clerk – never married before.

Lulu Hunt – Born: Kingsbury Hill, PA on Apr. 25, 1875 . Resides at Susquehanna, PA – domestic help – never married before.
Marriage License Issued on Apr. 21, 1898 by Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Apr. 27, 1898 by Rev. P. F. Broderick.

Pg. 328, Docket # 75

William Saunders- Born: Lanesboro, PA on May 5, 1866. Resides at Susquehanna, PA – carpenter – never married before.

Johanna Lanning – Born: Susquehanna, PA on Feb. 17, 1865. Resides at Susquehanna, PA – never married before. Marriage License Issued on May 16, 1898 by Clerk.  Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on May 18, 1898 by Rev. P. F. Broderick.

Pg. 337, Docket # 103

James Connors – Born: Susquehanna, PA on Apr. 23, 1874. Resides at Susquehanna, PA – laborer – never married before.

Laura H. Clancy – Born: Oakland, PA on Nov. 15, 1873. Resides at Oakland, PA – never married before. Marriage License Issued on June 27, 1898 by Deputy Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on June 29, 1898 by R. F. Broderick.

Pg. 338, Docket #105

Leon E. Washburn – Born: Jackson, PA on Aug. 7, 1876.  Resides at Susquehanna, PA – boiler maker – never married before.

Mary L. Leal – Born: Oakland, PA – no age or date of birth given. Resides at Oakland, PA – lady – never married before. Marriage License Issued on June 30, 1898 by Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on July 6, 1898 by Rev. E. R. Allen.

Pg. 338, Docket # 106

Michael Griffin – Born: Susquehanna County, PA on Sept. 23, 1856. Resides at Susquehanna, PA – R. R. fireman – never married before.

Mary Butts – Born: Deposit, NY on Feb. 28, 1854. Resides at Susquehanna, PA – married before, marriage dissolved by death. Marriage License Isssued on July 1, 1898 by Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Sept. 22, 1898 by P. F. Broderick.

Pg. 339, Docket # 107

Guy E. Twining – Born: Broome County, NY on Apr. 7, 1871. Resides at Binghamton, NY – salesman – never married before.

Mary Morse – Born: Lanesboro, PA on Dec. 15, 1869. Resides at Lanesboro, PA – millner – married before, marriage dissolved by divorce in Susquehanna County, PA. Marriage License Issued on July 5, 1898 by Deputy Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on July 7, 1898 by D. C. Barnes.

Pg. 341, Docket # 113

Daniel Sullivan – Born: Great Bend, PA on  July 25, 1870. Resides at Susquehanna, PA – fireman – never married before.

Catharine Donahugh – Born:  Susquehanna, PA on Sept. 9, 1875. Resides at Susquehanna, PA – lady – never married before. Marriage License Issued on July 20, 1898 by Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on July 20, 1898 by P. F. Broderick.

Pg. 343, Docket # 120

James L. Ives – Born: Towanda, PA on Mar. 24, 1876. Resides at Stevens Point, PA – quarryman – never married before.

Vesta Lee – Born: Brandt, PA on Aug. 28, 1876. Resides Brandt, PA – domestic help – never married before.  Marriage License Issued on Aug. 28, 1898.  Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married by Fred. Watkins.

Pg. 347,  Docket #132

Oscar Pulis – Born: Wycoff, Bergen County, NJ on June 8, 1875. Resides at ——- draftsman – never married before.

Mae Robbins – Born: Susquehanna, PA on Sept. 9, 1871. Resides at Susquehanna, PA – never married before. Marriage License Issued on Aug. 29, 1898 by Deputy Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Sept. 5, 1898 by Charles Henry Newing.

Pg. 350, Docket # 140

Robert Oakes – Born: NJ on Sept. 9, 1868. Resides at Susquehanna, PA – machinist – never married before.

Carrie Pike – Born: Susquehanna, PA on Dec. 12, 1871. Resides at Susquehanna, PA – lady – never married before. Marriage License Issued on Sept. 9, 1898. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married by William J. Cleveland.

Pg. 353, Docket # 150

Augustus Raunk – Born: Germany on May 23, 1874. Resides at Binghamton, NY – stonecutter – never married before.

Katherine E. Smith – Born: Tioga Center, NY on Apr. 13, 1865. Resides at Susquehanna, PA – artist – never married before. Marriage License Issued on Sept. 21, 1898 by Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Oct. 5, 1898 by Rev. Wm. Ginnis.

Pg. 354, Docket # 153

Clarence W. Buckley – Born: Harmony, PA on July 18, 1869. Resides at Lanesboro, PA – merchant – never married before.

Berd E. Goodman – Born: Lanesboro, PA on Aug. 14, 1871. Resides at Lanesboro, PA – never married before. Marriage License Issued on Sept. 24, 1898 by Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Oct. 12, 1898 by Rev. D. C. Barnes.

Pg. 357, Docket # 162

L. L. Putnam – Born: Lanesboro, PA on Aug. 22, 1874. Resides at Stevens Point, PA – laborer – never married before.

Mabel Tewksbury – Born: Stevens Point, PA on Sept. 27, 1881.  Resides at Stevens Point, PA – housework – never married before. Marriage License Issued on Oct. 8, 1898 by Deputy Clerk. (Consent of father given, Stevens Point resident). Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married by Rev. D. C. Barnes.

Pg. 357, Docket #163

Alfred A. Pooler – Born: Harmony, PA on Feb. 28, 1877. Resides at Oakland, PA – fireman – never married before.

Ellen A. Lynch – Born: Susquehanna Depot, PA on Dec. 28, 1882. Resides at Oakland, PA – never married before. Marriage License Issued on Oct. 11, 1898. (Consent of mother given, Oakland resident). Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married by Rev. P. F. Broderick.

Pg. 361, Docket # 174

John H. Dunning – Born: Lanesboro, PA on Dec. 1, 1869. Resides at Lanesboro, PA – chair maker – never married before.

Emma Townsend – Born: Susquehanna, PA on July 22, 1873. Dressmaker – never married before. Marriage License Issued on Oct. 25, 1898. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Dec. 6, 1898 by Rev. H. C. Barnes.

Pg. 370, Docket # 202

John Reardon – Born: Susquehanna, PA on July 16, 1872. Resides at Susquehanna, PA – switchman – never married before.

Mary Harmon – Born: Susquehanna, PA on Oct. 15, 1877. Resides at Susquehanna, PA – never married before.  Marriage License Issued on Nov. 26, 1898 by Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Nov. 26, 1898 by P. F. Broderick.

Pg. 373, Docket # 209

Jacob Pendorf -  Born: Germany on Sept. 12, 1875. Resides at Lanesboro, PA – stonecutter – never married before.

Minna Schmidt – Born: Broome County, NY on Jan. 7, 1875. Resides at Lanesboro, PA – domestic help – never married before. Marriage License Issued on Dec. 6, 1898 by Deputy Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Dec. 28, 1898 by Rev. D. C. Barnes.

Page 383, Docket # 18

Edwin E. Myrick – Born: Lanesboro, PA on July 29, 1880 – Resides in Lanesboro, PA – laborer –never married before.

Mary C. Crance – Born in Liberty, NY on Sept. 26, 1883 –Resides at Lanesboro, PA – lady – never married before. (Consent of Julia Myrick given, resides in Lanesboro). Marriage License Issued on Jan. 31, 1899 by Deputy Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Feb. 1, 1899 by Rev. D. F. Sutherland.

Page 388, Docket #31

Martin Lannin – Born: Susquehanna Depot, PA on Nov. 26, 1876 – Resides at Susquehanna Depot, PA – clerk –never married before.

Justine Kinsley – Born: Oakland, PA on Feb. 27, 1879 – never married before. Marriage License Issued by Deputy Clerk on Feb. 21, 1899 (Consent given by F. E. Brush – guardian). Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Mar. 1, 1899 by Rev. P. F. Broderick.

Page 390, Docket # 37

James F. Flynn – Born: Susquehanna Depot, PA on Oct. 15, 1879 – Resides at Susquehanna, PA. – laborer – never married before.

Katie Quinn – Born: Susquehanna Depot, PA on July 17, 1879 – Resides at Susquehanna, PA – lady – never married before.  Marriage License Issued by Deputy Clerk on Mar. 8, 1899 (Consent given by Daniel Flynn). Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Mar. 10, 1899 by Rev. P. F. Broderick..

Page 391,Docket  # 40

Frank O. Nicholson, Jr. – Born: Susquehanna Depot, PA on March 30, 1881 – laborer – never married before.

Lizzie W. Davidson – Born: Thompson, PA  on Mar. 18, 1877 – lady – never married before. Marriage License Issued on Mar. 16, 1899 (Consent given by F. A. Davidson, residing in Susquehanna Depot, PA).  Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Mar. 18, 1899 by Rev. E. R. Allen.

Page 393, Docket #48

Henry Blake – Born: Susquehanna Depot, PA on Aug. 15, 1875 – Resides at Susquehanna, PA – machinist – never married before.

Mary O’Connor – Born: Susquehanna Depot, PA on Apr. 15, 1872 – Resides at Susquehanna, PA – lady – never married before. Marriage License Issued on Mar. 30, 1899 – Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Apr. 5, 1899 by Rev. P. F. Broderick.

Page 402, Docket # 73

Edward Sophia – Born: Harford, Susquehanna County, PA on Mar. 20, 1872 – Resides at Susquehanna, PA – laborer – never married before.

Mabel Hope – Born: Susquehanna, PA on Sept. 20, 1876 – has never married before. Marriage License Issued on May 4, 1899 – Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on May 10, 1899 by Rev. Chas. Henry Newing.

Page 405, Docket # 82

William McMahon – Born: Susquehanna, PA on July 5, 1868 – Resides at Susquehanna, PA – fireman – never married before.

Jennie Lewis – Born: Silver Lake, PA  – 35 yrs. old – Resides at Montrose, PA – housekeeper – never married before. Marriage License Issued by Deputy Clerk on May 23, 1899 – Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on May 24, 1899 by Rev. P. F. Broderick.

Page 406, Docket # 85

Charles Kerr – Born: Walton, NY on Dec. 7, 1875 – Resides at Binghamton, NY – merchant – never married before.

Edith Shannon – Born: Thompson, PA on May 22, 1877 – Resides at Susquehanna, PA – never married before. Marriage License Issued  by Deputy Clerk on May 26, 1899 and Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on June 14, 1899 by Rev. Charles Henry Newing.

Page 408, Docket # 92

Elbert Batterson – Born: Nunda, NY on Sept. 22, 1877 – Resides at Susquehanna, PA – steam fitter – never married before.

Gertrude Clapper – Born: Apr. 17, 1878 – never married before. Marriage License Issued on June 1, 1899 by Deputy Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on June 7, 1899 by Charles Henry Newing.

Page 410, Docket # 98

John J. Hall – Born: Union, NY on May 9, 1871 – Resides at Susquehanna, PA – switchman – never married before.

Margaret Callan – Born: Scranton, PA on  May 26, 1873 – never married before. Marriage License Issued on June 5, 1899 by Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on June 7, 1899 by Rev. J. W. Malone.

Page 412,  Docket # 104

John George Staerker – Born: Germany on Apr. 4, 1859 – Resides at Lanesboro, PA – quarry man – married before, marriage dissolved by death of wife on May 14, 1898.

Elizabeth Behuner – B. Lanesboro, PA on July 15, 1870 – Resides at Lanesboro, PA – housekeeper – married before, marriage dissolved by death of husband on Jan. 2, 1899.  Marriage License Issued on June 15, 1899 – Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on June 16, 1899 by Rev. J. W. Malone.

Pg. 415,  Docket #111

Thomas W. Moran – Born: Ireland on July 15, 1860 – Resides at Susquehanna, PA – machinist – never married before.

Nora Ryan – Born: Binghamton, NY on May 20, 1862 – Resides at Susquehanna, PA – never married before. Marriage License Issued on June 21, 1899 – Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on June 28, 1899 by Rev. P. F. Broderick.

Page 426, Docket  #144

Lewis N. Rockefeller – Born: Windham Center, Bradford County, PA on Oct. 2, 1874. Resides at Susquehanna, PA – tele. operator – never married before.

Florence Raynsford – Born: Old Point Comfort, PA on May 17, 1876. Resides at Susquehanna, PA – never married before. Marriage License Issued Aug. 26, 1899 by Deputy Clerk.  Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Aug. 30, 1899 by Rev. George Bishop.

Page 439, Docket # 183

Joseph Maione – Born: Italy on Apr. 7, 1876. Resides at Lanesboro, PA – quarryman – never married before.

Adriana Tozzolino – Born: Italy on Mar. 11, 1882. Resides at Susquehanna,  PA – never married before. Marriage License Issued on Oct. 16, 1899 by Deputy Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Nov. 5, 1899 by Rev. P. F. Broderick.

Page 442, Docket #194

Michael C. Cook – Born:  Susquehanna Depot, PA on Aug. 3, 1876.  Resides at Susquehanna, PA – boiler maker – never married before.

Gertrude Reilly – Resides at Susquehanna Depot, PA – never married before. Marriage License Issued on Oct. 30, 1899 by Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Nov. 8, 1899 by Rev. P. F. Broderick.

Page 445, Docket # 202

Jacob Teskry – Born: Ireland on Oct. 22, 1870 – Resides at Susquehanna, PA – barber – never married before.

Julia Hennessey – Born: Port Jervis, NY on Nov. 11, 1875. Resides at Susquehanna, PA – never married before. Marriage License Issued on Nov. 7, 1899 by Deputy Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Nov. 15, 1899 by Rev. P. F. Broderick.

Page 457, Docket # 4

Frank Kenyon – Born: Lanesboro, PA on Oct. 4, 1876.  Resides at Susquehanna Depot, PA – fireman – never married before.

Lena McCullough – Born: Colesville, NY on Nov. 15, 1882.  Resides at Lanesboro, PA – never married before. Marriage License Issued on Jan. 12, 1900 by Deputy Clerk. (consent of George McCullough given, residing in Lanesboro, PA).  Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Jan. 17, 1900 by D. B. Barnes

Page 459, Docket # 10

Charles E. Harris – Born: Pittsfield, Ostego County, NY on Nov. 12, 1847. Resides at Lanesboro, PA – clerk – never married before.

M– Belle Councilman – Born: Broome County, NY on Aug. 24, 1855. Resides at Oakland, PA – never married before. Marriage License Issued on Jan. 23, 1900 by Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Jan. 29, 1900 by Rev. D. J. Sutherland.

Page 471, Docket #46

Friend E. Benson – Born: Lanesboro, PA on Dec. 25, 1876. Resides at Susquehanna Depot, PA – civil engineer – never married before.

Florence M. James – Born: Herrick Township, PA on Nov. 22, 1877. Resides at Lanesboro, PA – domestic – never married before. Marriage License Issued on Mar. 28, 1900. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on Apr. 18, 1900 by Chas. W. Poot (minister).

Page 473, Docket # 53

Henry A. Bennett – Born: Holly Springs, N. C. on Aug. 24, 1874. Resides at Lanesboro, PA – book keeper – never married before.

Anna Merk – Born: Oakland Boro, PA on June 14, 1880.  School teacher – never married before. Marriage License Issued on Apr. 4, 1900. (Consent given by guardian residing at Lanesboro, PA). Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on  Apr. 11, 1900 by Rev. D. C. Barnes.

Page 486,  Docket # 91

Andrew Blank, Jr. – Born: Glasco, NY on Nov. 9, 1872. Resides at Brandt, PA – brick maker – never married before.

Fanny Kessler – Born: Webster Grove, MO on July 18, 1871. Resides at Brandt, PA – never married before. Marriage License Issued on May 14, 1900 by Deputy Clerk. Duplicate Certificate Returned and Married on May 16, 1900 by Rev. Fred H. Watkins.

Burials in Brandt Cemetery from Register of Deaths – Book II

Transcriptions from Register of Deaths – Book II –  Susquehanna County Courthouse, Montrose PA. These deaths have been recorded as being buried in the Brandt Cemetery, Brandt, PA

*An asterisk denotes a burial with a known marker

1. *Storer, Moses – (M) – Married – farmer – Died on Apr. 18, 1900 in Harmony, PA. Aged 87 yrs. (hernia).

2. *Watkins, Hattie – (F) – Married – Born: New Milford, PA. Died on Apr. 17, 1900 in Brandt, PA. Aged 28 yrs. (Bright’s Disease).

3. *Lange, Maria – (F) – Married – Born: Germany. Died on Nov. 11, 1900 in Brandt, PA. Aged 63 yrs. (heart failure).

4. *Lang, Mrs. Mary – (F) – Died on Nov. 11, 1901 in Harmony, PA. No age given. (heart failure). (This name was entered in the register twice).

5. French, Earl – (M) – Born: Harmony, PA. Died on Jan. 25, 1901 in Harmony, PA. Parents: Arthur and Ida French. Aged 4 mos. (congestion).

6. *Roe, William – (M) – Married – stone mason – Died on Jan. 26, 1901 in Harmony, PA. Aged 62 yrs. (apoplexy).

7. *Tompkins, Warren – (M) – Married –farmer – Born: Green County, NY. Died on July 19, 1902 in Harmony, PA. Aged 56 yrs. (pneumonia).

8. *Bayley, Sarah – (F) – Married – housekeeper – Born: Harmony, PA. Died on Aug. 17, 1904 in Susquehanna, PA. Aged 57 yrs. (meningitis).

9. *Peck, H. O. – (M) – Married – merchant – Born: Jewett, NY. Died on (no dates) in Brandt, PA. Aged 52 yrs. (Bright’s Disease). Buried on: (no dates).

10. *Bailey, Mrs. E. F. – (F) – Married – Born: England. Died on Aug. 16, 1904 in Susquehanna, PA. Aged 47 yrs. (operation). (same person as listed above?)

11. Keating, Frank L. – (M) – Born: Susquehanna, PA. Parents: Fred and Agnes Keating. Died on Sept. 2, 1904 on East Main Street, Susquehanna, PA. Aged 8 mos. (cerebral meningitis).

12. Raverey, Mary E. – (F) – Married – housekeeper – Born: Sherman, PA. Died on Jan. 1, 1904 in Brandt, PA. Aged 57 yrs. (cancers).

Extracts From Books I and II, Susquehanna Deaths, Susquehanna County Courthouse, Montrose, PA (Brandt Burials – Unmarked Graves)

Harmony Deaths 1893-1905

The entries below, abstracted from Books I & II, Susquehanna Deaths, Recorder’s Office, Susquehanna Co. Court House, Montrose, PA, are either deaths that occurred in Harmony Twp. or deaths that occurred elsewhere with burial in the Brandt Cemetery.

Charles Alexander, married, b Jackson, Farmer, d Brandt 6 Dec 1893, Brights Disease (Kidney failure), 7 wks, Burial: Brandt, age 38 **Has a stone**

Daniel C. Myrick, married, b Mt. Upton, NY, Farmer, d 5 Mar 1893, Old Age, 4 days,

Burial: Brandt, age 77 ** Has a stone **

Mary Lake, single, b Stevens Point, d Stevens Point 18 July 1894, Cholera Infantum, 2 wks, Burial: Brandt, d/o P.K. & Mary Lake, age 1 *No stone*

Percival Lake, b Stevens Point, d Stevens Point 18 Feb 1895, Breach, 2 days, Burial: Brandt, s/o P.K. & Mary Lake, age 5wks *No stone*

Carlton Watkins, b Brandt, d Brandt 1 July 1895, Spasms, 2 days, Burial: Brandt, s/o Wm. & Hattie Watkins, age 3 days *No stone*

Horace E. Ramey, single, b Brandt, d Brandt 24 Feb 1895, Rheumatism of the Heart, Burial: Brandt, s/o Wm & Mary Ramey, age 21 **Has a stone**

Marguerite Clearwater, single, b Brandt, d Brandt ( ) June 1895, Weakness, Burial: Brandt, d/o Wm & Lena Clearwater, age 2 mos *No stone*

Dorcas E. Spears, b Broome Co., NY, d (Place not given ) 30 Nov 1895, Tumor, 2y, Burial: Brandt, age 45 y **Has a stone**

Irene Benedict, single, b Delhi, NY, d Jackson 5 Sept 1895, Burial: Brandt, age 79

Moses Storer, married, b (        ), d Harmony 18 April 1900, Hernia, 1 wk, Burial: Brandt, age 87

**Has a stone**

John Mead, married, b. (   ), Farmer, d. Harmony 12 Nov. 1901, Heart Failure, 7 d. , Burial: Stevens Point, age 73

John Mead, married, b NJ, d Harmony 10 Nov 1900, Heart Failure, Burial: Brandt, age 73

(This John Mead appears to be the same as listed above but with different info? There is no existing gravestone for John Mead in the Stevens Point Cemetery. There are Mead‘s in the Brandt Cemetery but no John .There is no doubt that the John Mead listed here is the one enumerated in Harmony in 1900: John Mead, Farmer, b NJ, Apr 1829, age 72.

Whether he died in 1900 or 1901 and where buried is the question. No stone in Brandt or Stevens Point Cemeteries)

Maria Lange, married, b Germany, d Brandts 11 Nov 1900, Heart Failure, 1 wk, Burial: Brandts, age 63 (See below) **Has a stone**

Hattie Watkins, married, b New Milford, d Brandt 17 April 1900, Bright’s Disease, 4 mos, Burial: Brandt, age 28 **Has a stone**

Mary Lang, married, b (         ), d Harmony 11 Nov 1901, Heart Failure, Burial: Brandt, age (        )  (This is the same person as Maria Lange listed just above but with death date of 1901 instead of 1900. Gravestone says “Mrs. Henry Lange (Mary, d Nov 11, 1900.) **See above, stone says Mary Lange with death Nov. 11, 1900**

Earl French, b Harmony, d Harmony 25 Jan 1901, Congestion, 3 wks, Burial: Brandt, s/o Arthur & Ida French, age 4 mos. *No stone*

Wm. Roe, married, b (    ), Stone Mason, d Harmony 26 Jan 1901, Apoplexy, Burial: Brandt, 28 Jan 1901, age 62 **Has a stone**

Warren Tompkins, married, b Greene Co, NY, Farmer, d Harmony 19 July 1902, Pneumonia, 1 wk, Burial: Brandt, 21 July 1902, age 56 **Has a stone**

Sarah Bailey, married, b. Harmony, House Keeper,  d. Susquehanna, 17 Aug. 1904, Meningitis, 2 mos., age 57, Burial: Brandt

Mrs. E. T. Bailey, married, b England, d Susquehanna 16 Aug 1904, Operation, 4 mos, Burial: Brandt, age 47 **Sarah Bailey and Mrs. E. T. Bailey appear to be the same person *Has a stone**

H. O. Peck, married b Jewett, NY, Merchant, d Brandt 16 Aug 1904, Bright’s  Disease,

1 y, Burial: Brandt, age 52 **Has a stone**

Frank L. Keating, single, b Susquehanna, d E. Main St. (Susquehanna) 2 Sept 1904, Cerebral Meningitis, 1 wk, Burial: Brandt, s/o Fred & Agnes Keating, age 8 mos

*No stone*

Mary E. Raverey, married, b Sherman, (Wayne Co., ), PA, House Keeper, d Brandt 1 Jan 1905, Cancer, 2y, Burial: Brandt, age 68 *No stone*

Extracts From Old Records (Mumford Funeral Home, Starrucca, PA) Susquehanna County Historical Society, Montrose, PA (Unmarked Graves at Brandt)

Bowdish, Miles – Died July 22, 1917, Aged 79
Brooker, Dewitt C. – Died Apr. 21, 1913, Aged 71
Butts, Geraldine – Died Sept. 2, 1930
Butts, Nathan Jr. – Died Aug. 2, 1923 Aged 25
Butts, Nathan – Died July 27, 1947, Aged 54 yrs.
Butts, Rachel – Died Jan. 7, 1923, Aged 100 yrs.
Crissel, Libbie – Died May 23, 1961, Aged 81 yrs. (Wife of George Crissel)
Denny, Elvira – Died Mar. 13, 1913, Aged 67 yrs.
Effner, Frank – Died Mar. 13, 1913, Aged 68 yrs.
Effner, Julia – Died July 13, 1938 (Wife of Frank Effner)
Gilbert, Etta – Died July 14, 1942, Aged 80 yrs. (Wife of Eugene Gilbert)
Lindsley, Lucy – Died June 27, 1965, Aged 84 yrs. (Wife of Andrew Lindsley)
Myrick, Ann – Died Jan. 1, 1917, Aged 89 yrs. (Father:Thomas Scott-England)
Natzle, Wilbur – Died Jan. 21, 1920, Aged 3 yrs. (Son of Jake and Naoma (Morris) Natzle
Natzle, Grace – Died Dec. 15, 1918, Aged 2 yrs. (Dau. of Jake and Naoma (Morris) Natzle
Odell, Ernest – Died Mar. 25, 1925, Aged2 yrs. (Son of Benjamin and Nellie(Sutton)Odell
Ramey, Francis – Died Apr. 6, 1915 (Son of Charles and Nellie (Gluch) Ramey
Smith, Agnes – Died Feb. 10, 1915 (Dau. Of Archibald and Sarah (McCongant) Smith
Smith, Belle – Died Apr. 17, 1941, Aged 76 (Father-Angus Smith, Mother-Margaret McAlpine)
Wayman, Selina – Died Jan. 22, 1941, Aged 67 yrs. (Father-Addison Wheeler, Mother – Hannah Terrell)

Illegible Stones Still Standing at Brandt Cemetery

Bergmuller, William – Died May 2, 1880
Beutelspacher, Elizabeth – Mar. 9, 1878, Aged 13 yrs. (Dau. of Charles and Emma Beutelspacher)
Beutelspacher, William H. – May 5, 1886 Aged 19 yrs. (Son of of Charles and Emma Beutelspacher)
Buckley, Villette I. – 1881-1882
Butts, Norman D., Sr.- 1920-1983
Capp, John – June 20, 1872 Aged 11 yrs. and 5 mos.
Denny, Edson Delos – May 28, 1902-Oct. 5, 1902
Edwards, Lionnie G. – (Wife of E. W. Edwards), Died Aug. 1885
Griswold, Maxine Joyce – 1931-1932 (Dau. Of Edward Griswold and Ruth (Turrell) Griswold
Lake, Arthur – July 30, 1882, Aged 3 mos. (Adopted son of William and Mary Turner)
Lee, Willie G. – Dec. 28, 1884, Aged 6 yrs.
Martin, Earl – May 14, 1886, (Son of J.P. and S. C. Martin)
Mayo, Willis
Simmons, Charles – (Son of William and Caroline E. Simmons), Died Apr. 24, 1866 Aged 1 yr.
Simmons, Harriet – (Dau. of Wm. and Angeline Simmons)
Simmons, William – Died 18– Aged 16 mos.
Spoor, Flora L. – (Dau. Of E. R. and M. J. Spoor)
Stone, Charley
Stone, Harriet M. – (Wife of William Stone), Died Dec. 29, 1870 Aged 27 yrs.
Stone, Joel – Aug. 2, 1850
Terrell, Calvin – 1824-1895
Turner, Infant Child of William and Mary Turner
Turrell, Phobe – 1883 – 1925
Watkins, Albert O. – Sept. 1885
Watkins, Mary – (Wife of R. L. Watkins), Mar. 1, 1891 Aged 54 yrs.
Webb, Florence – 1847-1890
Webb, Susan A. 1843-1928
Woodward, Susan W. – 1854-1882

The Veterans Buried at Brandt Cemetery

The Veterans Buried at Brandt Cemetery

The Veterans Buried at Brandt Cemetery

The Brandt Cemetery

It is a warm summer morning in Brandt and a high-stepping horse draws a battered two wheeled cart up through the dewy grasses to a low meadow. Black plumes bounce with his every step, black garlands drape a wooden casket. The horse tramps nervously, flicking his ears back and forth as if he knows the truth behind the rumors that several large rattlers had been seen lying out just east of the clay banks. A somber group of mourners tread dolefully behind…At the top of the footpath, they approach an overgrown field. Purple loosestrife and columbine can be seen in the distance, bobbing their heads above the timothy and wild oat. Mountain laurels, long past their bloom, dot the borders, keeping the wood at bay. The year is 1861 and it is a first committal to the new burying ground in Brandt….

This could have been the scenario played out with that first burial in the Brandt Cemetery, we will never know exactly who or when this happened because the original records were lost when an acid factory’s explosion in 1908 razed so much of the villages’ industries and businesses. The records – kept in a back portion of the nearby Presbyterian Church were lost while the church was saved. It wasn’t until the early 1960’s that a cemetery association was formed and an attempt was made to reproduce new records. The diligence of this organization and their various correspondences with the family/families of the departed gives us a more accurate account of the stones and the burials – but not all markers can be identified as some bear just a few words or initials. Several letters went unanswered, a number of relatives were never found.

Various stones rest at Brandt with inscriptions intact and legible- just as strong and crisp as the day they were inscribed. Others remain with some of carvings lost to time and weather – others are blank quarry stones that have been tipped with the weights of winters past. Several graves are there without an acknowledgement of any kind. It is the stones that are still legible that I have posted in my gallery, over 250 markers that are still decipherable. While a number of them may be missing parts of a name or a date, my sister, our New York cousin and I, were able to positively identify and map correctly all that I have posted. Using the secretary’s notes of the 1960’s and doing some rubbings, we were able to resurrect a good portion of these stones.

Perhaps one of your relatives lived in this modest little village or once worked at a Brandt factory, they may have been members of one of its churches. Perhaps you will find their stone still resting in this quaint old cemetery.

The Brandt Cemetery - April 2009

The Brandt Cemetery - April 2009

The Brandt Burial Lot

The Brandt Burial Lot

Brandt Cemetery Tombstones
Adare, Edward 1835-1910
Adare, Emma (Myrick) 1855- no dates
Aldrich, P. A. (Phylotos) 1852-1928
Aldrich, Rosa Myrtle Mar. 27, 1876-Aug. 3, 1888 (Dau. Of P. A. Aldrich)
Alexander, Charles A. Died Dec. 6, 1891 Aged 38 yrs. (Son of E. and C. Alexander)
Arneke, Doris 1827-1914
Arneke, Lewis Died Aug. 28, 1878 Aged 53 yrs.
Bailey, Clarence T. 1879-1961
Bailey, E. T. 1845-1918
Bailey, Emma M. 1911-1970
Bailey, Ethel (Monson) 1883-1954 (Wife of Clarence T. Bailey)
Bailey, Gilbert M. Oct. 30, 1875-Oct. 24, 1942
Bailey, Maurice D. 1905-1973
Bailey, Richard P. 1886-1923
Bailey, Robert W. 1880-1971
Bailey, Sarah 1848-1904 (Wife of E. T. Bailey)
Bailey, Warren S. 1886-1923
Benedict, Anise Died Dec. 21, 1876 Aged 86 yrs.
Benedict, Josiah Dec. 30, 1861 Aged 77 yrs. 22 mos.
Bergmuller, Dorothea (Weffering) Aug. 8, 1880 Aged 68 yrs. (Wife to William Bergmuller)
Beutelspacher, Charles W. Apr. 27, 1900 Aged 64 yrs.
Beutelspacher, Charles W. Died Apr. 19, 1863 Aged 4 mos. (Stone lies next to Charles and Emma)
Beutelspacher, Emma (No dates)
Blank Lot
Blank, A. Dorothea 1842-1909
Blank, Alice Cary (Moon) 1872-1942
Blank, Andrew 1833-1920
Blank, Anna C. 1864-1931
Blank, Lena M. 1866-1934
Blank, William Henry 1874-1954
Bleck, Adolf 1844-1896
Brandt Lot
Brandt, Flossie ( Florence Margaret) Dau. of W. S. and Harriet Brandt Died Mar. 12, 1885 Aged 2 yrs.
Brandt, Henry Died May 14, 1862 Aged 18 yrs. (Son of Henry and Ruth C. Brandt)
Brandt, Henry July 8, 1886 Aged 78 yrs.
Brandt, Mary (Dau. Of W. S. and Harriet Brandt) Died Dec. 16, 1879 Aged 8 mos.
Brandt, Putnam P. Died Apr. 3, 1852 Aged 1 yrs. (Son of Henry and Ruth C. Brandt)
Brandt, Ruth (Coe) Sept. 28, 1887 Aged 66 yrs.
Brandt, Winfield Scott (Son of W. S. and H. A. Brandt) Died Mar. 12, 1885 Aged 1 yr. 6 mos.
Brandt, Winfield Scott 1848-1917
Brown, Susan (Mead) July 26, 1891 Aged 18 yrs. “At the home in Stevens Point”
Buckley, Alice A. (Webb) 1845-1883
Buckley, F. Arthur 1866-1950
Buckley, Gertrude E. 1875-1959
Buckley, James 1838-1910
Buckley, Murray R. 1877-1951
Butler, Augustus Jan. 15, 1871 Aged 91 yrs.
Butler, Susan K. June 22, 1877 Aged 87 yrs.
Butts, Abraham F. 1877-1937
Butts, Anna L. 1923-1993
Butts, Arthur Melvin 1892-1898
Butts, Charles A. 1961- no dates
Butts, Ella D. Chapin 1898-1977
Butts, Hattie (Mead) 1872-1947
Butts, Howard Lewis 1936-1974
Butts, Kevin James 1979-1985
Butts, Myrtle 1902-1975
Butts, Nathan 1896-1970
Butts, Phyllis L. 1943-no dates
Butts, Samuel R. 1921-1989
Butts, Samuel R. Pfc. US Army WWII Feb. 20, 1921-Dec. 15, 1989
Butts, Walter J. 1940-1979
Butts, Walter J., Jr. 1964-1980
Carnegie, Samuel Died Oct. 2, 1892 Aged 1 yr. 5 mos. (Son of W. F. and S. E. Carnegie)
Christianson, Inez 1905-1968
Christianson, Tage C. 1901-1969
Coe, Oliver July 5, 1861
Collins, Charles A. 1943-1985
Collins, Laura O. 1918-1988
Collins, Stanford F. 1913-no dates
Collins, Terry L. 1955-no dates
Cook, Lewis Died Aug. 22, 1866
Cornish, Susan C. Died Mar. 20, 1855 38 yrs. old (Daughter of Nathaniel Cornish)
Coss, Harriet A. Jan. 4, 1854 13 yrs. old (Dau. of Peter and Elizabeth Coss)
Delaney, Daniel D. 1961- no dates
Delaney, Marie J. 1938-no dates
Delaney, Patricia F.no dates
Delaney, Thomas E. 1929-1991
Delaney, Thomas E. Cpl. US Army Korean War May 5, 1929-July 27, 1991
Edwards, Horace C. Sept. 26, 1886-Nov. 11, 1886 (Son of Wm. and Frances Edwards)
Elvey, Florence M. Died Feb. 2, 1891 Aged 2 mos. (Dau. of J.M and M. A. Elvey)
Elvey, Herbert 1898-1898
Finch, Myrtie Mar. 23, 1868 Aged 6 yrs.
Freeman, W. Died Dec. 24, 1884 Aged 17 yrs.
Fromer, George Apr. 28, 1885 Aged 65 yrs.
Fromer, George Jr. Dec. 21, 1887 Aged 41 yrs.
Fromer, Henry Feb. 10, 1892 Aged 38 yrs.
Fromer, Mary July 8, 1867 Aged 47 yrs. and 9 mos.
Gardner, Benjamin T. 1829-1912
Gardner, Ella M. 1854-1932
Gardner, Eunice (Root) 1831-1905
Getter, Angus Feb. 15, 1886, Aged 6 yrs. (Son of E. F. and Sarah)
Getter, Archibald Dec. 28, 1879 Aged 3 yrs. 7 mos.
Getter, C. F. 1851-1920
Getter, Mary A. 1830-1908
Getter, Sara (Smith) 1855- no dates
Getter, William H. 1820-1888
Gilbert, Augustus E. 1862-1929
Hall, David Sgt. (no dates)
Hellmer, Lewis (dates illegible)
Helmer, Christiana (Koch) 1826-1909
Helmer, Frances M. 1863-1895
Helmer, Henry 1821-1892
Helmer, Karl S. no dates
Holford, Adaline N. Jan. 21, 1870 (Wife of Charles M.) Aged 17 yrs.
Houghton, Eva J. 1902 – 1943
Houghton, George I. 1901- 19–(no dates)
Houghton, Lillian E. 1924-1943
Houghton, Mother 1860-1941
Houghton, Seth F. 1858-1920
Hunt, William Died Feb. 3, 1888
Ikler, John 1855-1900
Ikler, Menn 1825-1908 (His Wife)
Kelm, Athelia (Winters) 1865-1882
Kelm, August 1862-1882
Kelm, Gottfried 1832-1918
Kelm, Rosina 1837-1906
Kessler Vault
Kessler, Bobbie Aug. 25, 1865 Aged 1 yr. and 3 mos.
Kuhn, Adaline 1856-1918
Lake, Thomas L. , Sr. 1917-1980
Lange, Freelove C. Aug. 13, 1888 Aged 20 yrs. 4 mos. (Son of H. F. and M. Lange)
Lange, Henry F. Apr. 14, 1883 Aged 59 yrs. 7 days
Lange, Mary Nov. 11, 1900 Aged 64 yrs.
Lange, Scuyler B. June 1873 (Son of Henry and Mary Lange)
Lange, William Sept. 8, 1888 Aged 22 yrs. (Son of H. F. and M. Lange)
Martin, Clarinda M. 1846-1920
Martin, J. P. Corpl. No dates
Maynard, Ada N. Mar. 2, 1872 – Sept. 2, 1872 (Twin Dau. of C. M and C. R. Maynard)
Maynard, Caroline(Fancher) 2-7-1831 – Dec. 12, 1898 (Wife of G. M. Maynard
Maynard, Ida C. Mar. 2, 1872 – Nov. 7, 1885 (Twin Dau. of C. M. and C. R. Maynard)
Maynard, Silas J. Oct. 2, 1864 -Feb. 5, 1878 (Son of G. M. and C. R. Maynard)
Maynard, Susan L. Aug. 28, 1862 – Dec. 28, 1872 ( Dau. of G. M. and C. R. Maynard)
Mayo, Ruebin B. Sept. 22, 1878 Aged 26 yrs.
McAlpine, Archibald Aug. 23-1869 Aged 85 yrs.
McLenan, Amanda Dec. 23, 1884 Aged 27 yrs.
Mead, Dora 1855-1918
Mead, George 1839-1911
Mead, Ruth May 9, 1891 Aged 8 yrs.
Metz, Ursula May 5, 1872 Aged 82 yrs.
Monell, Henry J. (dates illegible)
Moon, Charlotte(Brandt) Aug. 5, 1841 – June 28, 1906
Moon, Solomon Horatio 1839-1910
Munte, Frederick Died Sept. 18, 1880
Myrick, Daniel C. Mar. 18, 1894 Aged 77 yrs.
Natzle, Carrie M. 1897-1897
Natzle, F. C. 1849-1917
Natzle, Madelene I. 1895-1963
Natzle, Mary E. 1880-1927
Natzle, Minnie M. 1875-1893
O’Dell, Benjamin F. 1888-1962
O’Dell, Kenneth L. 1917-no dates
O’Dell, Luella E. 1925-1992
O’Dell, Millie E. 1890-1950
Palmer, Erwin Died July 24, 1882 Aged 10 yrs. (Son of G. S. and M. G. Palmer)
Palmer, George Apr. 30, 1869-Dec. 12, 1910
Parker, Charles A. 1880-1968
Parker, Ruth A. 1903-1965
Peck, Emma D. Oct. 3, 1853-Aug. 7, 1924
Peck, Horace O. July 23, 1852-Sept. 14, 1904
Peck, Winfield Scott Nov. 28, 1884 Aged 3 yrs. (Son of H. O. and E. D.)
Putnam, Frankie Died May 4, 1868 (Twin son of Francis and Theodosia Putnam)
Putnam, Freddie Died May 21, 1868 (Twin son of Francis and Theodosia Putnam)
Putnam, Granty Died Oct. 3, 1872
Ramey, Horace E. 1874-1895
Ramey, Lewis M. Died Feb. 2, 1892 Aged 1 yr. (Son of G. L. and L. B. Ramey)
Ramey, Mary E. 1847-1905
Ramey, William H. 1837-1912
Reisig, Emma Died Jan. 12, 1876 Aged 3 yrs.
Ridenbergh, George P. Jan. 30, 1891 Aged 45 yrs.
Roe, Joseph Died Dec. 15, 1884 Aged 14 yrs. (Son of William and Susan Roe)
Roe, Susan J. May 26, 1843-June 29, 1918
Roe, William R. Sept. 1, 1839-Jan. 26, 1901
Root, Ruth (Brandt) 1872-1921
Rose, Alfred H. June 29, 1919 – Aug. 14, 2000
Rose, Charles A. 1915-1937
Rose, Florence M. 1886-1958
Rose, Frieda E. 1921-1994
Rose, Gladys M. 1913-1995
Rose, Goldie V. 1917-1943
Rose, James H. 1911-1976
Rose, Mildred 1922-1977
Rose, Perry C. 1882-1967
Rose, Perry J. 1927- no dates
Sarvey, Macy J. (Wrighter) Died Sept. 11, 1883 Aged 64 yrs. (Wife of Rufus Sarvey )
Schiller?–Our Darling Freddie
Schlager, Elizabeth April 15, 1793-Feb. 11, 1874 81 yrs. old
Schlager, Freelove C. Sept. 7, 1844- May 25, 1871
Schlager, Harriet Leah Mar. 25, 1819-July 22, 1877
Schlager, Jacob July 26, 1816-Dec. 17, 1886
Schlager, Ruth B. May 5, 1848 – May 23, 1871
Shue, George S. Mar. 8, 1862 Aged 8 yrs. 8 mos.
Shue, Oliver H. Aged 4 yrs.
Simmons, Catharine Died Oct. 16, 1866 Aged 64 yrs.
Simmons, William May 3, 1873 Aged 64yrs. 8 mos. 18 days
Slocum, Freda M. 1924- 1997
Slocum, Sattie L. May 2, 1897-Oct. 12, 1938
Slocum, Wilbur M. 1920-1991
Smith, Angus Aug. 19, 1817-Feb. 10, 1915
Smith, Archibald July 23, 1852-Sept. 17, 1868
Smith, Margaret (McAlpine) Nov. 6, 1922 – May 25, 1906
Smith, Margaret 1852-1920
Spears, Dorcas 1850-1904
Spears, Dorcas Died Nov. 30, 1894 Aged 45 yrs. ( Wife of Thomas Spears)
Spears, Nora 1854-1930
Spears, Thomas 1845-1929
Springsteen, Frederick Died Mar. 11, 1888 Aged 15 yrs.
Springsteen, Henry Died Mar. 1, 1884 Aged 49 yrs.
Springsteen, Hiram A. 1875-1957
Springsteen, Lelia (Storer) 1882-1968
Springsteen, Melissa E. 1844-1919 (Wife of Henry Springsteen)
Stewart, Fiora (dates illegible)
Stewart, Florence H. Died Nov. 13, 1874 Aged 8 mos. (Dau. of W. H. and R. J. Stewart)
Stewart, Jessie Died Nov. 10, 1890 Aged 18 yrs. (Dau. of W.H. and R. J. Stewart)
Stewart, Joseph Angus Died Dec. 31, 1892 Aged 8 yrs. (Son of W. H. and R. J. Stewart)
Storer, Etta L. (Getter) 1861-1942
Storer, George W. 1851-1906
Storer, Mary Ann Jan.29, 1887 Aged 77 yrs.
Storer, Moses Died Apr. 18, 1900 Aged 87 yrs.
Storer, Myra (dates illegible)
Terrell, Rachel B. Mar. 24, 1825-Mar. 25, 1886 Aged 61 yrs.
Terrell, Willie Mar. 17, 1869 Aged 1 yr. 3 mos.
Thomas, Elmer J. Died Sept. 23, 1892 Aged 1 or 7 yrs.(Son of N. J. and F. S. Thomas)
Thomas, Francena S. (Wilcox) 1856-no dates
Thomas, Jessie L. June 14, 1887 Aged 7 mos.
Thomas, N. J. 1847-1908
Tickner, Ann S. 1841-1862
Tickner, Emily W. 1814-1879
Tickner, William 1803-1862
Tickner, William S. 1830-1862
Tompkins, James W. Oct. 6, 1869-June 8, 1951
Tompkins, Joseph M. Nov. 7, 1870 – July 8, 1942
Tompkins, Mary J. Jan. 7, 1876-Nov. 17, 1908
Tompkins, Sarah A. Jan. 30, 1830 – Nov. 21, 1909
Tompkins, Warren July 19, 1902 Aged 55 yrs.
Turner, Clarence 1888-1888 (This is inscribed on the front side of Theodore’s stone)
Turner, Esther A. 1847-1916 ( This stone is right next to George Turner and has the words, “his wife”)
Turner, George W. 1842-1916 (This stone is right next to Esther Turner and has “George” written on top)
Turner, Infant of William and Mary(dates illegible)
Turner, Maylon D. Died May 21, 1879 Aged 20 yrs. 6 mos. (Son of Ira and Martha Turner)
Turner, Theodore O. 1853-1888
Wadin, Augusta May 13, 1881 Aged 41 yrs.( Wife of Michael Wadin)
Wadin, Eddie Oct. 15, 1881 Aged 13 yrs. (Son of A. and M. Wadin)
Wadin, Mary Died Feb. 29, 1888 Aged 15 yrs.( Dau. of M. and A. Wadin)
Wadin, William C. Oct. 28, 1889 Aged 21 yrs. (Son of M. and A. Wadin)
Walker, Hannah (Storer) Oct. Died Nov. 4, 1877
Walker, Ianthus W. Sept. 2, 1891 Aged 56 yrs.
Warder, Sarah (Bailey) 1922-2007
Warder, Walter W. 1919-2003
Warder, Walter W. Tech 4 US Army WWII Oct. 17, 1919-Oct. 23, 2003
Watkins, Bessie H. Oct. 22, 1889 Aged 10 mos.
Watkins, Elijah L. 1876-1968
Watkins, Eva C. 1896-1918
Watkins, Florence Died Aug. 23, 1899 Aged 11 mos.
Watkins, Hattie B. (Cone) April 17, 1900 Aged 28 yrs.
Watkins, Mattie J. 1880-1966
Watkins, Orin L. Died Apr. 7, 1898 Aged 61 yrs.
Webb, Amaziah H. Mar. 18, 1874 Aged 65 yrs.
Webb, Emeline (Butler) 1823-1915
Webb, Richard A. Sept. 28, 1871 Aged 73 yrs 11 mos.
Webb, Sarah I. Died Jan. 1, 1853 Aged 1 yr. (Dau. of Richard A. and Emeline )
Wheeler, Clarence M. 1873-1941
Wheeler, Hannah (Terrell) 1854-1925
Wheeler, Olive (Hobart) Died 1961
Whitney, Charles Aged 10 mos. Son of ?
Whitney, Francis J. Dau. of Charles Whitney)
Wing, Dr. Theodore T.
Wing, Theodore T., Pvt. Ist Class Died Nov. 9, 1887 Aged 43 yrs. 5 mos.
Winters, Frederick 1864-1899
Wolf, Ermine G. 1865-1931
Woodward, Clinton 1873-1874

Dr. J. S. Brandt

Dr. J. S. BrandtDental Surgeon, Erie Ave. over Post Office, Susquehanna

The prominent and leading gentleman engaged in the dental profession in this part of the State of Penna. is Dr. J. S. Brandt, whose dental parlors are neatly and tastefully arranged, and provided with every comfort and convenience, and are located in the Birdsall Block over the Post Office. Dr. Brandt is a regular graduate of the Philadelphia Dental College of the class 1880, and is perfectly familiar with all the new appliances and advancements that have been made in the profession which have been endorsed by the dental colleges of the country. He is earnestly devoted to his profession, a close student and observer, and possessing the highest attainments, has since he began active practice met with a marked success, and achieved popularity that has placed him in the leading rank among the dental surgeons of this part of the state. In the mechanical department of the profession he is skilled in its every detail, and produces some of the finest kind of workmanship. Anesthetics are administered when desired, and he guarantees perfect satisfaction to all who have occasion to desire his professional services. Dr. Brandt was born at Brandt’s Station, Susquehanna County, and is a son of H. W. Brandt, who is well known as the proprietor of extensive works in this part of the state. Dr. Brandt is widely known throughout the adjoining counties as a skilled dental practitioner, and enjoys a lucrative patronage derived from a large and influential class of cultivated acquaintances.

Directory – City of Susquehanna, Page 381 – 1904

Emma Seamans

Emma Seamans Biography

Emma Seamans Biography

Emma Seamans

Emma Seamans

Scanned signatures from Emma’s autograph book can be found in the Emma Seamans gallery.

Abram Walker

Because Ianthus Walker doesn’t mention anything about his parents or siblings in all of his Civil War Pension Papers, I was intrigued when an Abram Walker gave a deposition on Ianthus’s behalf in an affidavit dated 1891. In the Commemorative Biographical Record by J. H. Beers, an extensive account of Abram Walker and his life is given – that he had lived in Brandt before his enlistments in the Civil War and then in Lanesboro after the war had ended. So, I didn’t know if it was mere coincidence that he and Ianthus shared the same last name or if they were indeed brothers or cousins. It has been something that I have been trying to find out now for the last few years….

Abram Walker was born in Sanford, NY in July of 1833, to William and Debbie (Monroe) Walker. CBR goes on to state that Abram was one of a family of thirteen children, (five of whom died in infancy) and it does list the remaining seven brothers and sisters but– Ianthus is not one of them. Because Abram’s father died when he was just a small boy, he was placed with a family in Deposit, NY (Delaware County). It was there that he learned to be a mason, and later, in 1856, he married Susan Finch. After the marriage, they settled in Brandt until 1861 when the Civil War broke out. Like Ianthus, Abram mustered into the army but served a longer term with two different companies.

In Abram Walker’s Civil War Pension Papers, there isn’t any reference to relatives at all. No children are mentioned in the papers – just one brief account by his wife on a Widow’s Pension Application that states “there aren’t any children under the age of 16 living in the household”. But in Beers’ Commemorative Record, it states that Abram and Susan had five children; three daughters and two sons but both sons drowned.

It seems probable that Abram and Ianthus Walker were related- they were both born in Sanford, NY just a few years apart. Ianthus lived in a household with a Thomas and Debbie Henderson. Both were married in January of 1856 – by the same minister. Familiar signatures appear on affidavits for Abram, giving the same testimonies as for Ianthus. Being that Brandt and Lanesboro were such little towns with only a few miles apart, it seems likely that they certainly knew each other and were possibly well acquainted.

Four years of soldiering took its toll on Abram Walker and his family – after his return from the Civil War, he was plagued with ill health and unable to keep steady work. Through his pension papers that I have posted in the gallery, you can read and appreciate this life story of another small family from Harmony Township…

Abram Walker gravestone in Lanesboro Cemetery

Abram Walker gravestone in Lanesboro Cemetery

Abram Walker Tombstone

Abram Walker Tombstone

I have posted numerous pages of Abram’s pension papers in the Abram Walker gallery.

The Town of Brandt, PA

With just a small paragraph written on the back of an early 1900’s postcard of Brandt, I wonder if the printer, C. D. Burton, had any idea of how prophetic his brief description of this little village really was. With his use of the word “vicissitudes” – the unpredictable changes in life – Brandt and its populace did indeed experience the many ups and downs of life in this small but unique Pennsylvanian town.

Brandt Post Card Text

Brandt Post Card Text

From newspaper articles gathered from the Historical Society in Montrose, PA, I have arranged several events in the order that they occurred to portray the rise, fall and the eventual demise of much of the small businesses and industries that once flourished.

The Town of Brandt, PA – Prosperous Times

“Brandt in a Nutshell”
A Happy New Year!

Charles Kessler, of State College, Pa., has returned to his home in the place for a couple of weeks.

S. C. Brandt, of Clinton, N. Y., paid a flying visit to his many friends here Friday.

Ed. Terrell of Oneonta, N. Y., spent a few days of the present week with his mother.

Engineer John Madden, of Binghamton, visited his parents of this place Sunday.

C. E. Folmsbee, of the firm of Folmsbee & Ives, cigar manufacturers of Binghamton spent Monday, on a hunting trip.

Conductor E. H. Madden and wife of Susquehanna, spent Christmas with his parents.

George Rivenburg, an employee in Soops’ stone quarry, met with a bad accident Saturday afternoon. While taking off top dirt an axe in the hands of a fellow workman flew off the handle, striking Rivenburg a glancing blow in the face, making an ugly wound.

Mrs. Monroe and family, of Philadelphia, are visiting her sister, Mrs. J. S. Perkins.

Did you see the Christmas tree at the Point?

The Transcript, Dec. 31, 1887

The Town of Brandt, PA – Brandt Faces an Uncertain Future

Both the American Chair Company and the Brandt Clay Product Company, both of Brandt, have shut down indefinitely.
Montrose Independent Republican 9-25-1896

The several industries at Brandt are in operation on full time. Prosperity has struck the Jefferson Branch.
Montrose Independent Republican 13 Aug. 1897

The Brandt Clay Product Company’s works have resumed operations after a shut-down of several weeks.
Montrose Independent Republican 8-25-1899

The citizens of Hallstead and the Brandt Chair Manufacturing Company have at last reached an agreement by which the Company will move its factory to Hallstead. It is expected that the new building will be ready for occupancy about July 1st.
Montrose Independent Republican 3-30-1900

The contract between the Brandt Chair Co. and the Hallstead Board of Trade has been signed. It will require about $10,000.00 to erect the buildings, which will be ready for occupancy by July 15. About 65 men will be employed at first.
Montrose Independent Republican 4-13-1900

J. S. Brandt is soon to discontinue the mercantile business at Brandt.
Montrose Democrat 2-14-1901

Several citizens of Brandt will apply for a charter for an intended corporation, it to be known as the Brandt Clay Product Co.
Montrose Independent Republican 11-7-1902

The new works of the Brandt Clay Product Co., are progressing rapidly. They expect to be ready to make brick by April 1st.
Montrose Independent Republican 1-16-1903

Dr. J. S. Brandt, will remove from Brandt to Susquehanna, 4-1
Montrose Independent Republican 3-20-1903

The Brandt Clay Product Co. has gone into bankruptcy.
Montrose Independent Republican 10-30-1903

The Brandt Clay Product Co. has commenced the shipment of large orders of brick. Both yards, under the management of Charles Lee, of Binghamton and C. C. Pratt of New Milford, with a large force of men and teams, under the supervision of M. W. Madden, of Brandt, are doing a hustling business.
Montrose Independent Republican 12-11-1903

At Trustee’s sale, the plant of the Brandt Clay Product Co. was sold to Andrew Blank, Jr. of Brandt, in consideration of about $35,000.00. The works will soon start up again.
Montrose Independent Republican 3-18-1904

It is reported that the Brandt acid factory will be closed for all time in less than a year, owing to the exhaustion of the wood supply.
Montrose Independent Republican 9-2-1904

Brandt Chair Factory

Brandt Chair Factory

The Town of Brandt, PA – Brandt Falls on Hard Times

Fire at Brandt

Sept. 27 – Fire which did damage in the village of Brandt, started as fires in the forests surrounding the village, and those in turn were threatening this evening to destroy the town. The fire started in the Brandt Chemical company’s plant. It was started by an explosion of acids being mixed by an employee of the company. A bucket brigade was soon formed and the villagers did their best to subdue the flames. In spite of their efforts the entire plant of the chemical company, the large warehouse of the company, a nearby blacksmith shop and the residence of Samuel Paugh were consumed. The sheds of the Presbyterian church were on fire, but the villagers succeeded in extinguishing them so as to save the church. Flying sparks set fire to the nearby woods, and the flames spread rapidly there, so as to surround the town and threaten it with destruction. Several other explosions occurred as the flames of the chemical plant reached the stored acids, with the first explosion, Foreman William Watkins, was blown through a window and thrown for some distance.

Montrose Democrat 24 Sept. 1908