Short Birth, Marriage & Death Notices

for 1878

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HEMENWAY - ALLEN - At the Presbyterian church in Bristol on Sunday, June 30, 1878 by Rev. Wm. DEWEY, George B. HEMENWAY of Bristol Springs and Edna A., youngest daughter of Erastus ALLEN, Esq., of  Bristol. 

HUMPHREY - BALDRIDGE - By Rev. J. Wilford JACKS at the residence of the bride, Charles HUMPHREY of Phelps and Mrs. Melvina BALDRIDGE of Varick, Seneca County. (Ontario Co. Times, Wed. Jan 23, 1878)

LINDSLEY - PAYNE - In New York, Thursday, June 6th, 1878, at Christ Church, by the Bishop of Tennessee, assisted by the Rev. Dr. SHIPMAN, John LINDSLEY of Shanghai, China, to Virginia THAYER, daughter of Augustus W. PAYNE.    (Wayne Co. Journal,  June 1878)

SPRAGUE - WHEELER - At the residence of the bride's parents, in Rushville, by N. H. GREEN, Esq., Mr. Joseph C. SPRAGUE and Miss Laura C. WHEELER, all of Rushville.  (Ontario Co. Times, Wed. Jan 23, 1878)

STRONG - PRENTICE - In Brooklyn, at the residence of the bride's parents, on Tuesday, June 4, 1878, by Rev. Dr. STORRS, Theron George STRONG and Mattie H. PRENTICE.   (Wayne Co. Journal,  June 1878)

THORNTON - SWEENEY - In Palmyra, NY, Thursday, June 6th, 1878, by Rev. J. S. EVERINGHAM, Merritt THORNTON of South Sodus and Mrs. J. H. SWEENEY of Palmyra.  (Wayne Co. Journal,  June 1878)

UNDERHILL - GRIDLEY - At the residence of the bride's parents in Elmira, by Rev. Thomas K. BEACHER, on Tuesday evening, Jan. 8, 1878; Henry C. UNDERHILL and Miss Hattie S. GRIDLEY, both of Elmira.  (Ontario Co. Times, Wed. Jan 23, 1878)

VORTIGERN - MIDDLETON - On Jan 14, 1878, in St. Peter's Church in Geneva, by the Rev. Dr. RANKINE, John  VORTIGERN of Syracuse, NY and Miss Alice May MIDDLETON of Geneva, NY.  (Ontario Co. Times, Wed. Jan 23, 1878)

WARNER - WORDEN - In Manchester, at the residence of Ezra PIERCE, Jan 16, 1878, by Rev. J. DE LARME, James WARNER and Miss Mary M. WORDEN, both of Manchester.  (Ontario Co. Times, Wed. Jan 23, 1878)

1878 DEATHS 

ATWATER - At Buffalo, April 11th, 1878, Mrs. Elizabeth EMERSON ATWATER, wife of S. T. ATWATER, Esq., formerly of this village.   

BISHOP -  In this place, on the 22nd inst., Mrs. Charlotte BISHOP, aged 99 years, 5 months and 1 day (Dec 22, 1878)

CRANDALL – In Canisteo?, April 10, 1878, Belinda CRANDALL, aged 80 years and 2 ˝ months. 

CROSS - In Manchester, Jan 17, 1878, Miss Ellen, daughter of Frederick CROSS, aged 27 years and 6 months.   (Ontario Co. Times, Wed. Jan 23, 1878)

GAYLORD - In Naples, on Sunday, April 7, 1878, Mrs. F. S. GAYLORD, aged 79 years. 

HAWKS – At his residence in Phelps, NY, early Sunday morning, April 7, 1878, suddenly of heat disease, Mr. B. F. HAWKS, aged 78 years.  (Benjamin buried in Resthaven Ceme.) 

MC CLARRY - In this village, April 14th, 1878, George MC CLARRY, aged 29 years.   

MC KNUTT - In Manchester, NY, June 9th, 1878, Fanny A., daughter of Archibald MC KNUTT, aged 34 years.   (Wayne Co. Journal,  June 1878)

MORKLEY - In this village, Jan 17, 1878, at the residence of his mother in law, Mrs. Nancy MC CORMICK, Cephrenes MORKLEY, aged 28 years.  (Ontario Co. Times, Wed. Jan 23, 1878)

O’KEEFE - In this village, April 11, 1878, Mrs. O’KEEFE, relict of the late Hugh O’KEEFE, aged 65 years. 

O’LEARY – In East Bloomfield, Monday evening, June 17th, 1878, Mrs. John O'LEARY, aged 73 years, mother of Mr. John O’LEARY of Canandaigua.  The funeral took place the following Wednesday morning under the superintendence of Mr. Brian O'REILLY, undertaker of Rochester.  Solemn high mass was celebrated, Revs. Fathers HUGHES, of East Bloomfield, EVANS of Honeoye Falls, MURPHY, of Livonia and SEYMOUR, of Auburn, officiating on the mournful occasion.  A very fine casket with rich and elegant trimmings enclosed the remains, which were followed by the largest concourse of people ever seen at a funeral in East Bloomfield.  The deceased was highly esteemed and is sincerely mourned by a wide circle of relatives and friends (from Ontario Repository and Messenger) 

POOL - In Honeoye, on Thursday, the 14th inst., John POOL, aged 87 years and 8 months.  (April 14, 1878)

PUTNAM - At the county house, on the 26th instant, (rest is cut-off) (Dec 26, 1878 - located in Jan 1878 paper)

RICKETSON - In South Bristol, on the 22nd instant, Mary, daughter of John and Janette RICKETSON, aged 8 years, 9 months and one day. (Dec 22, 1878)

ROWE - In Sodus, on Sunday, June 2nd, 1878, John Q. ROWE, aged 31 years.   (Wayne Co. Journal,  June 1878)

SABIN – In Naples on Thursday, April 11, 1878, Uriah B. SABIN, aged 76 years. 

SILVERNAIL – In this town, April 17th, 1878, Henry Adelbert, youngest son of Peter and Sarah A. SILVERNAIL, aged 24 years.  Funeral tomorrow (Saturday), April 20th, from his parents residence at 1 o’clock and from Cheshire church at 2 o’clock p.m. 

SKIDMORE – In this village, June 20, 1878, Mary Lena, infant daughter of Thomas and Mary SKIDMORE, aged 6 months and 13 days. 

SLAYTON – In Naples, on Saturday, April 6, 1878, Mrs. Florence, wife of C. W. SLAYTON, aged 25? years. 

SMITH – In this village, June 29, 1878, of apoplexy, Frances M., wife of A. A. SMITH, aged 47 years.  Her remains were taken to Marcellus, NY for interment. 

TWAMLEY – In this town, April 10th, 1878, John TWAMLEY, son of Wm. TWANLEY, aged 9 years, 8 months, 7 days.   

VAN DENBERGH - At Victor, Mar 13, 1878, Miss Phoebe VAN DENBERGH.  (Ontario Co. Times, Wed, Mar 20, 1878) (longer obit)

VOAK - In Potter, Yates Co., on Monday, Jan 7, 1878, Mary R. VOAK, only daughter of John and Rachel VOAK, aged 26 years, 2 months and 26 days.  (Ontario Co. Times, Wed. Jan 23, 1878)

WARSS - In this village, June 23, 1878, Thomas, son of Mrs. & Mr. Thomas WARSS, aged 16 years.


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