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William J Sewell

William J. Sewell

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. Opening for business in modest quarters at 227 Federal street, July 1, 1873, the bank now has a main office at Broadway and Market street and five branches -- Haddonfield, Gloucester City, Blackwood, one in South Camden and one in East Camden. When the institution was started, it was known as the Camden Insurance Safe Deposit & Trust Co. On February 2, 1874, the word "Insurance" was dropped from the original title and on April 11, 1938, it was shortened to the Camden Trust Co.

Camden Trust Co. 75 Years Old; Leads South Jersey in Deposits

The Camden Trust Co. marks its seventy-fifth anniversary today.

Bank Directory, Camden Safe Deposit and Trust Co.

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. Several witnesses were examined, who testified that the crew of the sloop, while in Chester, had been drinking freely. Samuel Cox and Joseph Featherstone, fishermen, were in the vicinity of the sloop when Day was drowned and testified to seeing a fight on board. A man in a white hat (William Campbell), was scuttling with Day. They saw him strike Day, who fell overboard. The captain lowered a boat, which capsized and before the witnesses could render assistance he sank out of sight. The jury retired and, after a short deliberation, rendered the following verdict, "That Henry F. Day was drowned off the sloop Ella, lying in the Delaware river in the Jersey channel, near "Elijah's" dock, opposite the shore of and in Logan township, Gloucester County, May 19, caused by being knocked overboard by a short man wearing a

The Day Inquest

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.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Officers Elected

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.