Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
Deaths Recorded 1867 - 1881 Elmira, Chemung County NY
Chemung County NY

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Death records were recorded for Elmira, NY for the years 1867-1881. The records are being typed by Sherry Nichols, Sharon Archer and Sharon Newman.
The original death records can be found in a ledger located at Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY.  They are all written in long hand and some of the writing is hard to read. Also in the ledger you will find the cause of death and the physician's names. In 1975 Joseph and Doris Boyd copied the records and typed them up. Their records  are at the Chemung Co. Historical Soc. They were microfilmed and the film can be found at Steele Memorial Library.
Joyce's Search Tip - January 2008
Do You Know that you can search just the Death Records and  Death Clippings on the site by using the Deaths button in the Partitioned search engine at the bottom of the Current What's New Page? Be aware that you will also find some death notices in the Clippings partition and the three county level Obituary sections.
Last name Surname Status Death date Age Parents Birth place Place of Death Occupation Burial Place
Reynolds Nathan widower Oct. 24, 1869 78y 11m 16d David & Sarah Pennsylvania 80 Lake St. Farmer Big Flats
Reynolds Terry married Feb. 12, 1870 62y Thomas & Bridget Ireland Horseheads Road Farmer Woodlawn
Reynolds infant male March 14, 1870 1d G.G. & Lucy M. Elmira, N.Y. 19 William St.
Reynolds William married July 16, 1870 64y 8m 13d Sullivan & Abigail New York 37 Baldwin St.
Reynolds Hattie E.
Aug. 29, 1871 5m Issac S. & Mary Elmira, N.Y. 110 Lake St.
Reynolds Odell D. single June 11, 1873 52y Isaac & Jane Southport, N.Y. Water St. Clerk Woodlawn
Reynolds Jane widow July 11, 1874 84y 6m Gilbert Dean U.S. 374 First St. Housekeeper Woodlawn
Reynolds Geo. Ransom
July 31, 1 874 2m 6d G.G. & Lucy Pratt Reynolds Elmira, N.Y. 315 William St.
Reynolds Fredrick P. single Nov. 12, 1874 28y 8m 22d A.G. & N.A. Reynolds U.S. 304 South Main St. Railroad conductor Woodlawn
Reynolds Absalom married Sept. 17, 1875 62y 4m Isaac & Jane U.S. 132 W. Henry St.
Reynolds Sylvester E. black Oct. 17, 1878 13d Francis E. & Anna E. Elmira, N.Y. 301 Market St.
Reynolds Francis married/black/male Nov. 23, 1878 31y 5m 9d Arastus & Mary J. Ithaca, N.Y. 201 Market St. Barber Woodlawn
Reynolds Adda N. single Dec. 29, 1879 29y 11m Rastus & Matilda Elmira, N.Y. 8 Perry St. Domestic Woodlawn
Reynolds David S. married April 14, 1880 62y Barton & Fanny Phelps, N.Y. 504 E. Church St. Edge Tool Maker Woodlawn
Reynolds Hamel S. widow/female Sept. 23, 1880 54y Flynn & Mary M. Mooney U.S. 659 Lake St. Housewife Woodlawn
Reynolds Burton
March 3, 1881 13y 11m Geo. A. & Julia Reynolds Seminole, I.T.(Indian Territory?) Unknown
Reynolds Gaylord black June 22, 1881 9y 2m Stephen F. & Sarah A. Reynolds U.S. 903 Market St.
Horseheads, N.Y.
Rhamp Mary married March 29, 1871 51y Stuart Philadelphia, Pa. Davis St. Housewife Woodlawn
Rhamp? William widower April 9, 1872 62y 9m Unknown Philadelphia, Pa. Walnut St.
Rhoan John married May 5, 1874 43y 11m Cornelius & Ellen Ireland Southport Laborer S.S. Peter & Paul
Rhodes Joseph widower March 8, 1868 30y Unknown Unknown 50 Railroad Ave. Laborer Southport
Rhodes Hilda Alice single Oct. 15, 1879 18y 7m Nathaniel & Ann Eliza U.S. 422 Broadway
Southport Cem.
Rhodes Charles
July 7, 1880 15y 25d William B. & Eliza Elmira, N.Y. Town of Southport
Horseheads, N.Y.
Rhymer Ellen married July 31, 1879 29y 1m 16d Unknown Ireland 520 Baldwin St. Housewife Woodlawn
Ribley Gouline married Jan. 22, 1874 52y Unknown Germany 17 Jay St.
Catholic Cem.
Rice Edward
July 31, 1869 8y 4m Lewis & Melissa Waverly, N.Y. 75 Sixth St.
Rice Chas. E.
July 31, 1869 8y 2m 17d Luman A. & Melissa A. Waverly, N.Y. 75 Fifth St.
Woodlawn. Removed from freeground to section F, April 1870
Rice Lucien N. married/male Sept 3, 1871 27y 5m 12d Mayhew & Rebecca New York 57 College Ave. Clerk Woodlawn
Rich Sidney H.
July 26, 1881 11y 11m 11d Richard H. & Sarah A. Elmira, N.Y. 743 Church St. Student Woodlawn
Richard? Mary
May 15, 1879 9y 11m 8d Abner W. & Harriet Penn. Davis St.
Richards Maggie
March 26 1873 6m Michael & Mary Elmira, N.Y. 29 Conongue St.
Richardson Thomas married Feb. 23, 1869 59y Thomas & Julia Ireland Fulton St. Laborer S.S. Peter & Paul
Richardson Samuel widower May 18, 1875 70y 11m Unknown U.S. 2 South Water St. Capitolist Brooklyn, N.Y.
Richardson Carrie F.
Aug. 2, 1876 8m 21d Michael & Mary J. Elmira, N.Y. 311 Madison Ave.
Richardson Bertha Lula
March 16, 1878 9m 18d Clinton W. & Della D. Elmira, N.Y. Maple Ave.
Richardt Geo. H. married July 16, 1875 39 2m 23d Richardt Germany 457 Sullivan St. Railroad baggage master Woodlawn
Richie Mary A.
Dec. 19, 1876 27d Chas. H. & Mary A. Elmira, N.Y. 510 Logan St.
Ridder Clara
Sept. 20, 1870 1y 10m Alonzo & Loisa Elmira, N.Y. 5 Orchard St.
Rider Nelson married Jan. 3, 1878 73y Unknown Albany Co., N.Y. Town of Southport
Ridgeway Carrie black March 3, 1881 6y William & Martha Elmira, N.Y. 604 Dickinson St.
2nd St. Cem.
Ridgway Morris D.
April 9, 1872 3d Morris & Franta Ridgway Elmira, N.Y. Sixth St.
Riff John single Aug. 11, 1872 23y 3m Cornelius & Ann America Hudson St. Laborer Catholic Cem.
Rigbie Martha J. single Dec. 12, 1873 42y 4m William & Electa Coventry, N.Y. 226 Water St. Music teacher Hornellsville
Riker Mathew H. single Aug. 21, 1871 24y 5m 21d Mathew & Margaret New Jersey Water St. Cigarmaker Jersey City, N.J.
Riker S. A. married March 21, 1881 70y 9m 25d J. & H. Roe Newburg, N.Y. 308 Baldwin St. Housewife 2nd St. Cem.
Riker Samuel widower Aug. 24, 1881 79y 7m Turner & Ellenor New York City 308 Baldwin St. Carpenter & Joyner 2nd St. Cem.
Rilchie Chas. Frances
Aug. 11, 1875 2m Charles H. & Mary A. U.S. 510 Logan St.
Riley James single July 13, 1873 37y Unknown Ireland 23 Water St. Hostler S.S. Peter & Paul
Riley Elia B. married April 15, 1877 6y 10m 11d Orson F. & Emeline Elmira, N.Y. Norton St.
Riley Timothy J. married Oct. 17, 1877 46y Michael & _____Riley Ireland 858 Market St. Shoemaker S.S. Peter & Paul
Riley Ellen
Jan. 9, 1878 11y 30d Patrick & Margret Elmira, N.Y. West Hudson St.
S.S. Peter & Paul
Riley Mary Ellen
Aug. 17, 1878 1y 1m Frank & Elizabeth U.S. Town of Southport
S.S. Peter & Paul
Riley Edmund married Sept. 4, 1880 61y Jno. Riley & ______Roe U.S. 804 Lake Baker S.S. Peter & Paul
Rinker Lucinda E.
Aug. 23, 1879 Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown
Roach John married Oct. 1, 1869 45y Joseph & Johanna Ireland High St. Axe Grinder S.S. Peter & Paul
Roach David
Aug. 9, 1875 1y 3m 16d W.H. & Martha U.S. 1051 Walnut St.
Owego, N.Y.
Roach William single Dec. 5, 1878 18y 6m John & Mary Roach Elmira, N.Y. 600 Jay St. Shoemaker S.S. Peter & Paul
Roberts Isabella B.
Aug. 12, 1868 12y 4m Isaac & Nancy A. Chemung Co., N.Y. Oak St.
Roberts Sylvester W.
Aug. 29, 1849 1y 5m Isaac & Nancy A. Otsego Co., N.Y. Horseheads
Horseheads, removed to Woodlawn, 1870
Roberts Eddie
April 30, 1872 15y E.H. Roberts Pottsville Magee St.
Roberts Lydia
Sept. 24, 1872 15y 11m 10d Henry & Hannah Elmira, N.Y. 21 Orchard St. School girl 2nd St. Cem.
Roberts Alice L.
March 18, 1873 1y 11m 29d William & Harriet Elmira, N.Y. Walnut St.
Roberts Archie
Aug. 20, 1873 9m Silas & Martha Elmira, N.Y. 115 Second St.
Pine Woods
Roberts Leroy
July 2, 1874 1y 1m Wm. & Harriet U.S. Walnut St.
Roberts Ray H.
April 8, 1877 7m 17d John J. & Lizzie M. Elmira, N.Y. Madison Ave.
2nd St. Cem.
Roberts Theodore black Dec. 5, 1877 5m Sheldrick & Emma Elmira, N.Y. 614 Baldwin St.
Roberts Emma married/black Dec. 9, 1877 21y Chas. & Dianne Jacobs Elmira, N.Y. 614 Baldwin St.
Roberts Walter C.
April 20, 1878 10y 7m 17d H.S. & Hannah Elmira, N.Y. 159 Orchard St.
2nd St. Cem.
Roberts Harry E.
Sept. 7, 1878 1y 11m 27d A.H. & L.J. Elmira, N.Y. 672 Baldwin St.
Roberts Fred E.
Sept. 11, 1878 3y 10m 15d A.H. & L.J. Elmira, N.Y. 672 Baldwin St.
Roberts Cora E.
Sept. 14, 1878 10y 4m 9d A.H. & L.J. Elmira, N.Y. 672 Baldwin St.
Roberts Eveline black Sept. 24, 1880 7y 8m William & Mary E. Boston, Mass. 516 Perry St.
Roberts Clarance E. single April 5, 1881 15y 3m 23d Harold Rutland, Pa. 909 E. Church St. Clerk Woodlawn
Roberts Nancy A. married June 12, 1881 62y 11m 3d Nathaniel & Nancy Mycumber Watertown, N.Y. 1012 Oak St. Housewife Woodlawn

Published On Tri-Counties Site On 5/30/2001
By Joyce M. Tice