100 Years Ago - January, 1911

John T. Rice was born Feb. 9, 1849 in Port Henry. His parents later moved to Conklingville and than to Corinth where he became almost a life resident. His father, who conducted a tannery, was killed in the Civil War. John held several offices of responsibility in Corinth. He is survived by a widow, a daughter, Mrs. E.A. Walker and a son, Philip E. Rice. (Note...This story is a mystery as I believe that in 1910, Philip and Pearl Thomson Rice lived in Corinth and did not come to Warrensburgh to live in the home of Pearl's father, Lewis Thomson until after he died in 1913. The Rice family called their house, "Ye Guest House" and the name was not changed to "Bent Finial Manor" by new owner Pat Scully until 1990. Today it is called "Cornerstone Victorian" and is owned by Doug and Louise Goettsche. This house could very well be the place where John T. Rice died, but the true facts are lost in time.)

Marriages made in Heaven

It was just 152 years ago, Jan. 6, 1759 that widow Martha "Patsy" Dandridge Curtis, 26, married George Washington, 27, in Virginia.

Foster Tyrrell and Miss Mary Van Gilder were married Thursday afternoon, Dec. 22, 1910 at the home of the groom in South Warrensburgh by the Rev. W.S. Warren of this village.

Edmond Everts of Thurman and Sarah Baker of Stony Creek were married Saturday, Dec. 24, 1910 by the Rev. C.W. Mead, pastor of the Stony Creek Methodist Episcopal Church.

John C. Weller and Adab Schwager, both of Warrensburgh, were married Dec. 24, 1910.

Burnis Johnson of Adirondack and Miss Nora Smith of Warrensburgh were married Sunday evening, Dec. 25, 1910 by the Rev. C.D. Kellogg.

Clyde A. Ross and Miss Emma Clark, both of Warrensburgh, were married Wednesday evening, Dec. 28, 1910 at their home on River St., Warrensburgh.

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