Monday, August 26, 2013

1872 Election Returns of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania; sheet from the "Muncy Luminary"



1872 election returns of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, printed on a sheet approximately 17" x 8" that was apparently printed as a special piece or inserted in the Muncy Luminary, which started publication in 1841.

The piece was inserted in the Family Bible of Daniel and Hannah (Clayton) Tallman, the subject of an earlier post.



Names of those running:
Republicans in italic
Democrats in Roman
Labor Reformers in Small Caps

Charles R. Buckalew
John F. Hartranft
WILLIAM P. SCHELL
William Hartley
Harrison Allen
FRANCIS McADAMS
James Thompson
Ulysses Mercur
Richard Vaux
James Hopkins
Hendrick B. Wright
Lemuel Todd
Glenni W. Schofield
Charles Albright
JOSEPH W. CAKE
Henry Sherwood
Sobieski Ross
SAMUEL G. MORRISON
Thomas Chalfant
John Ransom
Henry W. Petriken
Amos C. Noyes
Peter D. Bricker
William H. Sanderson
ANDREW J. WHITTON
John F. Stevenson
Frederick A. Vollmer
MICHAEL B. WOLF
William F. Harlan
ROBERT R. GIBSON
William Goehrig
Edward Lyon
W. H. H. MILLER
Hiram H. Hill
Karl Volkmer
McGRATH
Jeremiah S. Black
William H. Baer
George M. Dallas
Andrew A. Purman
William H. Smith
Robert A. Lamberson or Robert A. Lamberton
George W. Woodward
Andrew G. Curtin
James Ellis
Samuel H. Reynolds
Franklin B. Gowen
John H. Campbell
William L. Corbett
Samuel C. T. Dodd
William M. Meredith
Joseph Gillingham Fell
Harry White
William Lilley
Linn Bartholemew
Hugh McAllister
William H. Armstrong
William Davis
James L. Reynolds
Samuel E. Dimmick
George V. Lawrence
David N. White
William H. Avery
John H. Walker
REIMENSNYDER
VAN TRONK
CHARLES DIETRICK
JOHN SINEY
John J. Metzger
John G. Freeze
Henry C. Parsons

Towns mentioned: [not all in alphabetical order]
Williamsport
Armstrong
Anthony
Brown
Bastress
Brady
Clinton
Cummings
Cascade
Cogan House
Eldred
Franklin
Fairfield
Hughesville
Hepburn
Jersey Shore
Jackson
Jordan
Lycoming
Lewis
Limestone
Loyalsock
Muncy Creek
Muncy Boro
Moreland
Montoursville
Mifflin
Muncy Township
McIntyre
McHenry
Nippenose
Old Lycoming
Plunket's Creek
Penn
Pine
Platt
Porter
Shrewsbury
Susquehanna
Upper Fairfield
Washington
Wolf
Woodward
Watson

The reverse of the sheet has a few arithmetic calculations in pencil and the death date of Daniel and Hannah (Clayton) Tallman's son Matthew Tallman, who died 12 October 1872.




Lycoming County, Pennsylvania


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