William Joyce Sewell was born on December 6, 1835 in Ireland. Orphaned at a young age, he emigrated to the United States in 1851. He was for a time employed in mercantile business in New York City, made several voyages as a sailor on merchant vessels, afterward engaged in business in Chicago, IL. He moved to Camden NJ in 1860.
The Camden Trust Co. marks its seventy-fifth anniversary today.
ALEXANDER C. WOOD, President.
EPHRAIM TOMLINSON, 2d Vice President
JOSEPH LIPPINCOTT, ,Treasurer and Secretary
EPHRAIM TOMLINSON, Trust Officer
GEORGE J. BERGEN, Solicitor
Coroner Green, of Woodbury, assisted by Prosecutor of the Pleas of Gloucester county, Belmont Perry, yesterday held at Paulsboro the inquest on the death of Henry Day, who was drowned off the sloop Ella on the 19th instant.
In St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Camden, the following officers were elected: Wardens — Abraham Browning, Marmaduke B. Taylor, Vestrymen — Maurice Browning, William E. Lafferty, Samuel H. Grey, Edward R. Shubrick, Jesse W. Starr, Joseph Fearon, William J. Sewell, H. Genet Taylor, James H. Carpenter, Henry C. Alexander, Robert F. S. Heath, Wilson H. Jenkins, Nathan F. Cowan, Harry Humphreys, E. H. King. Deputies to Diocesan Convention — Abraham Browning, Marmaduke B. Taylor, Edward R. Shubrick. Alternate Deputies to Convention — H. Genet Taylor, Robert F. S. Heath, Henry C. Alexander. Lay Delegate to Burlington Convocation — Joseph Fearon.