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PEEKS OF PAST Mar. 8, 2017

By Staff | Mar 8, 2017

The Muncy Luminary

Saturday, March 10, 1877

140 years ago

Married-In Muncy Creek township, on the 6th inst., Thos. Artley and Miss Sarah J. Swarts, both of this county.

Died-In this borough Thursday evening, March 8, Margaret Willits, aged 74 years and 12 days.

A party of roughs broke all the windows in the residence of Mrs. Israel Miller, of Swampoodle, a suburb of East Muncy, Wednesday night.

The postoffice at Eagles Mere has been re-established.

John Kramer will occupy the building moved to the rear of Noble & Peterman’s store as a wagon maker shop.

The Muncy Luminary

Friday, March 6, 1885

132 years ago

Married-At the bride’s home on Thursday, Feb. 26, H. Turbet Taylor, of Dakota, and Miss Virginia, daughter of Hon. Charles D. Eldered, of Muncy.

Died-In East Muncy, on Monday, Feb. 27, Miss Mary Fribley, aged 78 years; In Muncy borough, March 3, Mrs. Salinda Sieger, aged 71 years; In this borough, March 4, Miss Amanda Garnhart.

Wirst Coulter bought out the livery stable of Peter Stetler on Monday and took charge on Tuesday.

The masquerade at the Union Rink Thursday night last was great success.

Peter Stetler is moving to Lewisburg this week and with William H. Corder will take charge of the Cameron house.

Over $1,000 has already been subscribed for the sinking of an artesian well on the hill below town.

The Muncy Luminary

Thursday, March 8, 1917

100 years ago

Wedding Bells Ring Merrily For Muncy People-Miss Alice Artley was united in marriage to James A. Pressler on Thursday; Charles C. Hess and Martha B. Hamilton were united in marriage Monday evening; Miss Vera Garnhart Pressler and Raymond Holdren were married Saturday evening; Archie G. Ruper, of Muncy, and Rebecca J. Haynes, Picture Rocks, were married Wednesday morning.

Snow which began to fall about 2 o’clock Sunday morning continued most uninterruptedly until Monday afternoon, the result being a foot of the beautiful.

Death Calls Couple Few Hours Apart-Aged Pennsdale Lady Succumbs One Day After the Death of Her Husband-Daniel Minier, Pennsdale, died at the home of his son, Samuel Minier, Wednesday morning and his widow, Emma E. Minier, died the following morning shortly after 9 o’clock, death claiming them both a little over 24 hours apart.

Died: Miss C. Jane Eves, Pennsdale, died Monday night after a lingering illness; Sarah Walton Oliver, of Troy, former resident of this place, died at her home; Seth O. Daggett, ran the Commercial House at this place some years ago, died Wednesday evening.

Arthur Fritz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Fritz, residents of this place, who is a student at Syracuse university, N.Y., had been confined in the hospital there for several weeks with scarlet fever is at his home here, having arrived Thursday.

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