Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
Deaths Recorded 1867 - 1881 Elmira, 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.
Surname Name Status Death Date Age Parents Birth Place Place of Death Occupation Burial Place
Shay Jeremiah single May 29, 1869 58y Jerry & Johanna Ireland Big Flats, N.Y. Stone mason S.S. Peter & Paul
Shay Mary
Jan. 1, 1870 10y Patrick & Margaret Horseheads, N.Y. Horseheads, N.Y.
S.S. Peter & Paul
Shay William T.
Dec. 30, 1879 5y 10m 25d Daniel T. & Mary M. Painted Post, N.Y. 115 Washington
S.S. Peter & Paul
Shea James Infant b. & d. Feb. 24, 1875
James & Eliza Shea Elmira, N.Y. 717 Columbia St.
S.S. Peter & Paul
Shea Lizzie
Jan. 29, 1880 8y John White & Lizzie Shea U.S. Unknown
S.S. Peter & Paul
Shea John
Sept. 23, 1872 2y 4m 11d John & Mary Elmira, N.Y. 8 Fulton St.
S.S. Peter & Paul
Shear Reuben married Jan. 27, 1869 83y Unknown U.S. Baldwin
Rock Stream
Shearard Nicholas
Sept. 27, 1879 3y 8d Jacob & Kattie Webbs Mills 53 First Ave.
Shearer Ida Adelaide
June 7, 1872 3y 11m 13d William Lehigh Co. Pa. Main & Broadway
Shearer Mary
July 16, 1878 4y 2m 20d Alfred & Minidict? Elmira, N.Y. 1004 Oak St.
Sheckles Richard L. black Oct. 28, 1873 2y 7d Richard & Areannon? Elmira, N.Y. 8 Market St.
Sheckles Areannor married/black Sept. 9, 1874 22y 11m 10d Jacob & Sophia Redder U.S. 663 Baldwin St.
Sheehan Patrick married April 12, 1869 40y Thomas & Mary Ireland Hudson St. Shoemaker S.S. Peter & Paul
Sheeley N.P. female March 3, 1879 8y 6m 3d Daniel & Carrie Ohio 532 Hudson St.
Shehan Mary Ann
June 7, 1869 2m Patrick & Eliza Elmira, N.Y. 67 Hudson St.
S.S. Peter & Paul
Shehan Peter
Nov. 22, 1871 4m 8d Peter & Catharine Elmira, N.Y. 223 Railroad Ave.
S.S. Peter & Paul
Shehan Peter married March 7, 1880 62y William & Mary Ireland 855 Railroad Ave. Laborer S.S. Peter & Paul
Shehan? Timothy widower Sept. 18, 1879 67y Patrick Ireland Unknown Blacksmith S.S. Peter & Paul
Shelaw? Patrick married Aug. 22, 1872 25y Chas. & Ellen Ireland Railroad Ave. Blacksmith Catholic Cem.
Shepard Mary E. single June 5, 1871 28y 11m 3d Wm. R. & Jane R. Southport, N.Y. South Water St.
Shepard Jay Warrell?
Aug. 1, 1875 2y 10m 13d Christopher C. & Eliza Jane U.S. Church & College Ave.
Sheppard Infant male/black Jan. 15, 1880 10d John & Martha Sheppard Elmira, N.Y. 608 Baldwin St.
not recorded
Sherman Willie T.
Jan. 1, 1869 5m 14d Albert & Mary E. Elmira, N.Y. 219 Water St.
Rochester, N.Y.
Sherman Frances E.H. married Oct. 21, 1870 28y 1m 20d Elias S. & Frances T. Huntley Elmira, N.Y. 58 Water St.
2nd St. Cem.
Sherman George W. single July 26, 1872 34y 4m E. B. & Jane Elmira, N.Y. 76 Second St. Telegraph Operator 2nd St. Cem.
Sherman Joel C. married Jan. 7, 1873 75y 7m Matthew & Polly Conn. 6 High St. Manufacturer Woodlawn
Sherman James
July 13, 1875 6m Cyrus A. & Mary E. U.S. 611 Lake St.
S.S. Peter & Paul
Sherman Eli B. married Nov. 27, 1875 60y 8m 24d Lemuel & Lida U.S. 120 W. Second St. Mason 2nd St. Cem.
Sherwin Mersyline widow March 8, 1877 60y 7m 22d S. L. & Anna Wilder U.S. 124 W. Second St.
New Haven
Sherwood Edmund
June 18, 1867 7y 11m 9d Joseph S. & Augusta Sherwood Elmira, N.Y. Lake St.
Sherwood infant male Sept. 14, 1870 21d Joseph Sherwood & Ella Mandeville Elmira, NY 8 Standish St.
5th Ward, Southport
Sherwood Will Ira
Dec. 6, 1870 7y 11m 4d Ira B. & Maria T. Athens, Pa. High & East Third Sts.
Sherwood Nellie
April 17, 1872 28y 3m Unknown Unknown 76 High St. Housewife Woodlawn
Shey Michel
March 7, 1876 5m 7d Timothy & Ellen Elmira, N.Y. Washington Ave.
S.S. Peter & Paul
Shipman Ansel married April 1, 1873 51y 4m 3d Unknown Connecticut Columbia & Fifth Sts. Mechanic Ohio
Shipman Charlotte C. widow Nov. 25, 1879 48y 11m 27d Richard & A_____ Watrous Charlstown, Ohio 703 Columbia St. Housewife Charlstown, Ohio
Shofrides Joseph
Feb. 9, 1876 7d Adam & Susanah Elmira, N.Y. 102 E. Seventh St.
S.S. Peter & Paul
Shornstimer Conrad
May 18, 1879 16d Conrad & Fredrica Elmira, N.Y. Wall St. at city limits
Short Jerry married/black March 1, 1876 47y 11m 10d Unknown Canada 502 Madison Ave. Axe maker Woodlawn
Shortelle James E. single Aug. 5, 1871 22y 7m Robert & Mary Pennsylvania 35 Hudson St. Cadet LeRaysville, Pa.
Shorts Harry black July 23, 1880 5m 27d Dan Struthers & Agnes Shorts Elmira, N.Y. Madison Ave.
Shove Fredrick W.
Oct. 21, 1879 4y 3m Henry P. & Augusta M. Knoxville, Tioga Co., Pa. 604 Beach St.
Shrewsbury Willis married/black April 23, 1869 52y Solomon & Sophia Maryland 13 Dickinson St. Laborer Woodlawn
Shruesbury Jane single/black Feb. 2, 1879 32y Willis & Margrett Elmira, N.Y. 507 Madison Ave. Housekeeper Woodlawn
Shughnessy Michael single Nov. 2, 1880 24y Luke & Anna U.S. 859 Railroad Ave. Laborer Scranton, Pa.
Shuler William
Nov. 17, 1874 1y 3m Leopold & Chirstine Shuler U.S. 562 E. Church St.
Shultz Elizabeth
July 19, 1870 11m Robt. & Milia England 1 Monroe St.
5th Ward, Southport
Shultz Sarah married May 4. 1875 64y John & Pheba Decker U.S. near Fifth St.
Shuman Sally B. widow April 5, 1873 71y Fitch & Polly Welsh Connecticut 5 High St.
Shumway Stephen W. married May 15, 1870 37y 3m 1d Nelson & Hannah Otsego Co. N.Y. Main & Third Sts. Machinest Woodlawn
Silsbee Dorcas Lorette married Feb. 7, 1869 27y 4m 7d James & Rachel Newton Town of Veteran Canal Boat Dressmaker Big Flatts
Simberg Jacob
June 21, 1874 1m 14d Abram & Deborah Simberg Elmira, N.Y. 53 John St.
Hebrew Cem.
Simberger Wm.
May 18, 1876 3m 3d Abaram & Dora Elmira, N.Y. 53 John St.
Hebrew Cem.
Simmons Fanny single Nov. 26, 1869 21y 9m 4d Robert & Jane Ireland Southport Teacher 2nd St. Cem.
Simmons Thomas single Oct. 8, 1871 65y Patrick & Mary Ireland Horseheads, N.Y. Laborer S.S. Peter & Paul
Simms James R.
Aug. 8, 1872 6m 24d S. L. & Susan Elmira, N.Y. 67 Fourth St.
Simon Rosa widow May 1, 1871 50y Hugh McCann Ireland Washington Laborer S.S. Peter & Paul
Simons Charles
Aug. 16, 1871 5m 11d Austin Elmira, N.Y. 14 Harriet St.
2nd St. Cem.
Simpkins Samuel married March 26, 1874 51y 9m 16d Joshua, & Massay Simkins Bradford Co., Pa. 92 Clinton St. Shoe Dealer Canton, Pa.
Sinclare James Henry
July 21, 1880 1m 18d James & Charlotte Elmira, N.Y. 205 DeWitt St.
Pine City
Singerhoff Louisa
Dec. 4, 1874 5d William & Amelia B. Elmira, N.Y. Lake St.
Singerhoff Hedwick Mariet female June 4, 1879 4m Carlos & E. Singerhoff Elmira, N.Y. Market St.
Single Rebecca widow/black Aug. 12, 1878 82y Unknown Maryland 717 Dickinson St. Housekeeper Woodlawn
Singleton Mary single Aug. 20 1874 18y 5m Thos. & Margaret Ireland 657 Columbia St. Servant S.S. Peter & Paul
Sisk James married June 11, 1872 40y 22d Unknown Unknown Vincenes, Ind. Conductor not recorded
Skahan Thomas married Sept. 9, 1880 55y Patrick Ireland 101 Henry St. Laborer S.S. Peter & Paul
Skahan Edward
Dec. 13, 1880 11m 7d Edward & Ellen Elmira, N.Y. 810 Walnut St.
S.S. Peter & Paul
Skank Martha
Aug. 26, 1872 11m 25d Samuel & Emma Elmira, N.Y. Conongue St.
Skeehan Ellen married Oct. 18, 1868 36y Martin & Mary Clancey Ireland First St. Housewife S.S. Peter & Paul
Skehan Agnes G.
Dec. 18, 1876 1y 11m 13d Edward & Ellen Elmira, N.Y. Town of Southport
S.S. Peter & Paul
Skehan John Patrick
Feb. 2, 1879 1y 7m 11d Edward & Ellen Elmira, N.Y. 413 Sixth St.
Catholic Cem.
Skidmore Maggie E.
Sept. 21, 1875 4y 1m 15d George H. & Margaret V. U.S. 110 College Ave.
Skinner Eliza widow Sept. 20, 1871 46y Wm. & Elizabeth Masters England 23 DeWitt St.
Breesport, N.Y.
Slater Isaih married Sept. 28, 1868 48y Isaac U.S. Hudson St. Mechanic Millport
Slater Henry single Dec. 11, 1875 20y Isiah & Cathrine U.S. Cor. Hudson & Hine Sts. Laborer 5th Ward, Catholic Cem.
Slatery Fredrick
Sept. 23, 1872 2y John & Bridget Elmira, N.Y. 7 Market St.
Catholic Cem.
Slatterly Patrick
Aug. 8, 1868 3m 10d John & Bridget Elmira, N.Y. 7 Market St.
S.S. Peter & Paul
Slayton Anna Ora
Feb. 25,1875 4m 10d Frank & Julia A. U.S. 124 Main St.
Sloan Bridget
Aug. 17, 1867 7y Thomas & Bridget Sloan Elmira, N.Y. Hatch St.
Catholic Cem.
Sloat Sarah B. widow Aug. 6, 1877 75y 2m 9d Andrew & Louisa Hollenbeck U.S. 460 W. Church St.
Sloatsburg, Rockland Co., N.Y.
Slosson infant male b. & d. May 23, 1871
Abram D. & Sarah Elmira, NY 105 Baldwin St.
Slosson Sarah married May 30, 1871 38y 5m Unknown Broome Co. N.Y. 105 Baldwin St. Housewife Binghamton, N.Y.
Sluyter John L. single June 4, 1871 16y 11m Alphonso & Martha Big Flats Town of Elmira Farmer Woodlawn
Sluyter Willie
April 14, 1874 10m Alphonzo & Martha Chemung Co, N.Y. Town of Big Flats
Sly Ida Ann married Dec. 4, 1869 42y 10m Wm. & Anna Kirk Wallkill, N.Y. Town of Southport Housewife 5th Ward, Southport
Sly Mathew McReynolds widower Nov. 15, 1876 60y 10m 15d John & Mary Elmira, N.Y. 300 Maple Ave.
Smellerge? Elenor married June 21, 1879 66y 5m 2d James & Hannah Voorhes U.S. 602 E. Church St. Housewife Breesport,NY

Published On Tri-Counties Site On 6/13/2001
By Joyce M. Tice