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Lebanon Advertiser, October 21, 1857


Dec 2, 2008

October 21, 1857

The murder of Miss Bavor, at Morhsville, while on her way to the Reading Agricultural Fair, creates considerable excitement in that section of the country.  No clue has as yet been discovered which might lead to the detection of the perpetrator of the horrid deed.

A son of Mr. Philip Stetler, of Penn township, Lycoming county, Pa., aged about twelve years, met with an untimely death on Wednesday last by accidentally hanging himself with a clothes line stretched upon two trees.  It is not known precisely how the accident occurred.

Married on the 13th inst., by Rev. H. S. Miller, Mr. John M. Smith, of Freeport, Ill., to Miss Sarah Ann Shugar, of this Borough.

Married on the 15th inst., by Rev. F. W. Kremer, Mr. Henry D. Benson to Miss Louisa Schreffer, both of Londonderry tp., this county.

Married on Thursday, the 15th inst., in Lancaster, by Rev. Mr. Strine, Mr. William S. Ingham to Miss Mary Arentz, both of Myerstown.

Died on the 4th inst., in S. Lebanon, Cyrus Hasfeed, aged 1 year, 8 months and 27 days.

Died on the 13th inst., in this borough, Charles McKinney, aged about 24 years.

Died on the 5th inst., at her residence in Shippensburg, Pa., Mrs. Rebecca Walborn, wife of Mr. John C. Walborn, formerly of Lebanon, aged 28 years and 4 months.  The deceased was on a visit to this place on the 24th ult.

SOURCE:  Lebanon Advertiser  Contributed by Shirley Pierce

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