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Ontario Repository & Messenger
March 20, 1890
GIFFORD - GIGNAC - March 13, 1890, by Rev. J. Wagnell of Cohoes, NY, N. J. Gifford of Canandaigua, and Eva Gignac of Pittstown, NY.
Ontario Co. Times March 19, 1890 Pg 2, col 5
MARRIED - GIFFORD - GIGNAC
March 13, 1890, by Rev. J. K. Wagner, of Cohoes, N. J., Gifford of Canandaigua, N.Y., and Miss Eva Gignac, of Pittstown, N.Y. No cards.
Ontario County Journal, Friday, March 28, 1890 Pg 2, col 7 by: Ron Hanley
DEATH : HUBBELL - At her home 1225 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, on the evening of March 20, 1890, Ella Sherman HUBBELL, daughter of Walter E. HUBBLE of this village and wife of Frederick B. HUBBELL, of Baltimore, Md. Interment at Canandaigua the 25th inst.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe, NY April 17, 1890 by: GSubyak@aol.com
E. R. PAGE, of Canandaigua, who was a passenger on the ill-fated steamer, City of Paris, returned home yesterday.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe, NY April 18, 1890 by: GSubyak@aol.com
This evening at Atwater Hall a benefit will be given Frank OSBORNE at Canandaigua, who recently met with a painful accident in the Grand Opera House.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES
September 3, 1890 Pg 2,
by: Ron Hanley
DIED - RANDALL - At her home in Everett, Mass., Sunday, August 31, 1890, Mrs. Cornelia S. Randall, aged 55 years. The deceased was the second daughter of Nahum Grimes, of this village.
THE SHORTSVILLE ENTERPRISE Saturday
October 4, 1890 Pg 3, col 1
by: Ron Hanley
HANLEY - HAMILTON - Miss Matilda Hamilton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Hamilton of Littleville, was united in marriage to Mr. William Hanley of Canandaigua, at the Catholic Church in that village on Wednesday afternoon. A reception was held in the evening at the home of the bride's parents. The young couple were the recipients of many beautiful presents.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe, NY Wed Oct 22, 1890 by: GSubyak@aol.com
The Board of Supervisors has
passed the act extending the boundaries of the village of Clifton Springs.
The Social Aid Society of the Universalist Church of Clifton Springs will give its annual supper at the church parlors Friday evening.
William C. DRYER, an aged citizen of Victor, is in very poor health and at one time on Monday was thought to be dying, but yesterday afternoon he was somewhat better.
Monday, at the Roman Catholic Church in Victor, Bishop McQUADE confirmed a class of seventy. Rev. Father HUGHES, of Canandaigua, was also present in addition to the parish priest, Rev. Father DONELLY, and assisted in the services.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES November 19, 1890 Pg 3, col 1 by: M. Kelly
About five o'clock Saturday afternoon, Mrs. Harriet A. Hawley, wife of Dr. Fred Hawley, of this village, was stricken with heart disease while shopping in Lines shoe store, and expired in a short time. The deceased was 68 years of age, and a respected member of the Baptist church, from where her funeral took place yesterday afternoon.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday November 21, 1890 Pg 3, col 3 by: Ron Hanley
Sudden Death, Saturday - The community was shocked Saturday at the sudden death of Mrs. Dr. F. C. Hawley. About 8 P.M. Mrs. Hawley went to Edwin Lines store to purchase some footwear for a family that the ladies of the Baptist Church are caring for, and while in the store complained of difficulty in respiration. A fan and stimulants were procured and medical aid was summoned, but she almost immediately expired. At the time of her death Mrs. Hawley was apparently enjoying good health, although unusual exercise would produce slight apoplectic symptoms.
+ E. A. GRISWOLD and family occupy Ash Grove this week with the following guests: W. R. MARKS and family, Canandaigua; Emily MARKS and Mrs. Julia LYON, Naples; Miss Nellie HOLCOMB, New York; Mrs. Susan HILLS, Brooklyn; Miss Margie STRUBLE, Lima; Walter MARKS, Detroit and Frank WOODRUFF, Rochester.
+ Dr. C. F. BOOTH has bout a lot with 100 feet frontage on the lake, a little to the south of his Wahoo Cabin and has in his mind's eye a scheme for its improvement which will give a pretty effect. He proposes to build a wall above high water mark, and about 30 feet out from shore, all along his property. The hill will then be scraped down to fill this space and give a smooth slope over the whole lot, which with the "reclaimed" land, will be 130x100 feet in size. An immense grape vine, the trunk of which is fully 8 inches through, is now growing on the lot, and has very long branches. These branches will be trained out upon the new land and in time cover a large arbor to be built at the landing. We understand that John HUTCHENS has bought the lot adjoining Dr. BOOTH'S and has similar plans for improving his lake front. Mr. HUTCHENS will erect a dwelling this season for permanent occupancy.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY Oct
Mrs. Lucas SMITH, wife of the senior member of the firm of Smith Bros. &Co., Canandaigua, died at Hayes Center, Neb., Saturday. Mrs. SMITH left Canandaigua two weeks ago for a visit in the West with her husband in the hope of benefiting the health of the latter, who has been an invalid for some time past. Mrs. SMITH was in comparatively good health when she left home, and her sudden demise was very much of a shock to her many friends.
Union Advertiser, Rochester, Monroe, NY Dec. 24, 1891 by: GSubyak@aol.com
+ On Tuesday the Masseth house at Canandaigua, was sold on a foreclosure of mortgage to the Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York.
+ The feature of the music to be rendered in St. John's Church, Canandaigua, Sunday morning, will be a vocal solo by Mrs. E. M. MORSE, with a violin obligato accompaniment by Miss Alice GRAY LATHROP of Freeport, Ill.
+ Mrs. Albert B. COOLEY, of Canandaigua, died suddenly at her home at 4 o'clock yesterday morning. She was 74 years of age, and leaves eight children, one of whom is A. Eugene COOLEY, of the hardware firm of A. S. and A. E. COOLEY, of Canandaigua. The cause of her death was heart failure.
+ County Clerk-elect Leroy J. HARKNESS, of Canandaigua, has made the following appointments for the office: Deputy, William G. LIGHTFOOTE; assistant deputy, Herbert SPENCER; recording clerks, Miss Clara ANTHONY, and Mrs. Lily R. TORREY. His son has also been appointed one of his assistants.
In the court of sessions at Canandaigua in the case of Clark A. NICE, of Naples, indicted for violating the excise law, the jury rendered a verdict of guilty, and he was sentenced to pay a fine of $200 and to stand committed until paid. About two months ago NIECE was arrested charged with selling "hop soda" which it was alleged was intoxicating. He was tried before a justice in Naples and sentenced to pay a fine of $50 and he imprisoned thirty days in the county jail. He was subsequently released from jail on a technicality, but was indicted by the last grand jury. At the conclusion of his trial on the indictment his counsel moved to have the judgment of the Naples justice set aside. Judge METCALF denied the motion and affirmed the judgment of the court below. As NIECE has no money with which to pay his fines, he will be obliged to remain in jail 280 days. Court adjourned Tuesday night sine die(?).
Union Advertiser, Rochester, Monroe Co., NY Fri Dec. 25, 1891 by: GSubyak@aol.com
James McCARTHY, a well-known citizen of Canandaigua, died suddenly at his home yesterday afternoon, aged about 30 years. The cause of his death was pneumonia.
A very pleasant wedding ceremony took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. COFLIN, in Phelps, at high noon on Wednesday. The contracting parties were William WILES, of Canojaharie, and Miss Celestie HILLER, of Phelps. The house was filled with invited guests. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Dr. PORTER, of Geneva. After the congratulations of the friends a bountiful collation was served. The presents were numerous and costly.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe, NY Thurs Dec. 31, 1891 by: GSubyak@aol.com
INGRAHAM, who will assume the duties of the office at Canandaigua to- morrow, has decided to retain M. J. McPHILLIPS as under sheriff.
Mr. McPHILLIPS, who has filled the position for the past three years under
Sheriff CORWIN, is one of the brightest and most efficient officials the county has ever had, and his retention will gratify his host of friends.
Miss Lottie E. SHAW, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan SHAW, of Phelps, was married at the family residence Tuesday evening to Joel CARES, of Cleveland, Ohio. The ceremony was performed at 8 o'clock by Rev. N. B. KNAPP. The bride is one of the most estimable of Phelps ladies and received some very choice presents. Mr. and Mrs. CARES left for Cleveland, their future home, yesterday morning.
Albion ELLIS, a prominent citizen of Canandaigua, died yesterday afternoon at his home, aged 65 years. The deceased was a leading architect and builder, and while at work in his shop on Tuesday he was stricken with apoplexy from the effects of which he died. He was for many years a prominent member of Canandaigua Lodge, F. and A. M., and had the respect of all who knew him. He leaves a wife and one daughter and two sons, one of the latter being a lieutenant in the regular army and at present stationed at Fort Meade, Dakota.
Excelsior Chapter, R. A. M., of Canandaigua, has elected officers as follows: H. P., L. C. NORTH; K. Spencer GOODING; S, David C. BENHAM; secretary, John J. MATTISON; treasurer, Alexander GRIEVE; C. of H., F. A. FIELD; P.S., H. L. HUTCHENS; R. A. C., James FOGARTY; M. 3d V., W. A. BROWN; M. 2d V., George BISSETT; M. 1st V., G. G. LEISER; chaplain, O. N. CRANE; chorister, W. A. BROWN; organist, George W. RANKINE. These officers and those of Canandaigua Lodge, F. and A. M., will be publicly installed this evening.
DIED - JEFFREY
Union & Advertiser, Rochester, Monroe, N.Y. July 14, 1892 by: GSubyak@aol.com
CANANDAIGUA - July 14 - Baggage master Henry E. EIGHMEY of this place, who has
recently been appointed liberator for the Garland City Homing club of Watertown, Tuesday morning freed thirty-one carrier pigeons at the New York
Central station. In the afternoon several of them and the Canandaigua hotel seemingly content to stay here. At this writing nothing has been heard from
John and George STEINER of Brewery street, who were arrested on a complaint of assault by the wife of John, were arraigned at the police court yesterday and on pleading guilty were sentenced to pay fines of $50 each.
Officer Matthew DOYLE of the night patrol, to succeed Night Watchman Galord HOWLAND. This charge has been made by the police commissioner at the earnest request or demand of the representative business men of this place, John MULLIGAN will succeed Mr. DOYLE on the day force.
Ontario County Journal, Canandaigua, NY Friday, Sept 2, 1892 by: Dianne Thomas
+ Frank ODELL is buying pears and plums.
+ Mr. SNYDER and family went to Muttonville last week to pick hops for Orestes CASE.
+ Our very modest friend, George M. DUEL, is assuming a rather more that usual dignity and calls himself grandpa to two little strangers.
+ Mr. MANSFIELD, who was seriously injured by a horse jumping upon him, is slowly regaining his health. Mr. & Mrs. MANFIELD, through the JOURNAL, wish to express their thankfulness to the friends on Gannett's hill for their kindness and generosity in the time of their great trouble.
+ John STILES of Rochester, formerly of Cheshire, is very sick and probably close to the end of life. Mr. STILES was a member of Co. G., of the 148th regiment during the war; was wounded in the arm, and the surgeons took a section of bone eight inches long, out of his arm between the shoulder and the elbow, and saved the arm, which is a useless appendage. His health has been seriously impaired since by reason of the imperfect circulation in that arm. He was granted a large pension by special enactment.
Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY Fri, Sept 16, 1892 by: Dianne Thomas
+ A. B. NORTON is progressing toward recovery.
+ Wm. CAIN has sold his meat market to the form of Mason & Ragan.
+ Prof. James STEWART, of Union Springs, is visiting his friends in town.
+ Charles SNYDER of Canandaigua, has been the guest of William NORTON the past week.
+ Charles DURFEE, a former East Bloomfield boy, will enter Williams College this fall.
+ Mr. STILLWELL, a retired minister, filled the pulpit of the Methodist church last Sunday.
+ Misses Lilla and Sara LEE, of Canandaigua, have been visiting their sister, Mrs. O. H. SWIFT.
+ Mrs. MURPHY of Parma, NY, a former resident of East Bloomfield, is staying with friends in town.
+ Lyman BEACH of Louisville, Ky., an old resident of this town, called on some of his old friends Wednesday.
+ Miss Bessie FARRELL of Caledonia, is a guest at Fairlawn, where she is visiting her sister in law, Mrs. Thomas FARRELL.
+ George JOHNSON, clerk in the Canandaigua post office, made the run to East Bloomfield on his wheel in 30 1/2 minutes last Sunday.
+ Miss Nellie ADAMS is suffering form an attack of pleurisy, which prevented her form performing her duties as organist last Sunday.
+ Hops are picked in many of the yards. Henry HOWES and Sam MASON Sr., have finished. The PAGES and NEENANS expects to finish this week.
+ The funeral services of an infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. SHEEHAN, who dies last Thursday, were conducted by Rev. J. M. DOBSON last Saturday.
+ A valuable hours Victor Eddy, owned by Mr. ELLIS of Victor, kept by G. H. ROWLEY, recently died form the injuries received by a kick from another horse.
+ Thomas FARRELL, of Fairlawn is attending the fairs this month with Peter MARTIN of Rush. Nate WAGER assists Ed. BLACKMER with the farm work until he returns.
+ The families of G. A. SPEAKER, Geo. HAYWARD, Charles BRADLEY, Andrew POMROY and the Rev. P. M. HARMAN, will occupy Red Doc Cabin, Canandaigua lake, Thursday, Friday and Saturday of this week.
+ William L. PARKHURST - The choice of the Republican county convention for its nominee for member of assembly, was William L. PARKHURST, who receives the honor of heading the local ticket. He is a man of wide and varied official experience, and has had in particular, duties which qualify him for the important post which he will, during the coming year, be called upon to fill.
In 1839 in the home of Hubbard PARKHURST, of Hopewell, was born a son, to whom was given the name of William L. PARKHURST. The boy was first sent to the common school of the place and was later sent to the Macedon Academy to complete his education. With the equipment for life which he there gained, William PARKHURST began his independent career.
After a year of teaching, he came to Canandaigua and started in business of commission dealing in produce, in which he continued until his removal to the village of Clifton Springs in 1882. While in Canandaigua he was elected village treasurer and served through the years 1877 and 1878. For the 3 following years, he was elected supervisor of the town. He was also chairman of the 2nd district committee in 1879 and when a year later the two districts of the county were consolidated into one, he was again chosen chairman of the entire county committee
After his removal to Clifton Springs, he was chosen deputy clerk of the assembly for the years 1885 and 1886. I was in this capacity particularly, that he had the chance of observing legislative action at Albany. He will be relieved of the difficulty which many assemblyman encounter at the beginning of their term of office in simply becoming acquainted with the mysteries of legislative diplomacy.
Two years ago, Mr. PARKHURST received the appointment to be special deputy collector of New York state, but after a few months, resigned the position. Since that time and in intervals of official life before, Mr. PARKHURST has busied himself with agricultural pursuits in which he finds much pleasure and interest.
In 1864 Mr. PARKHURST married Adelaide S., a daughter of Samuel ANDREWS, already deceased, and a sister of John S. ANDREWS, of Canandaigua. Mr. PARKHURST is a nephew of Jacob MATTISON, who was for a long time editor of the Ontario Repository Messenger.
+ David Gerry LAPHAM, the successful applicant for the nomination for the office of Surrogate, was born in the town of Manchester in the year 1839. His father, Anson S. LAPHAM, was a farmer in that town and continued to till his acres up to the time of his death in the year 1864.
David LAPHAM, the subject of this sketch, received his preparatory education at the Palmyra Union free school and later at the Macedon academy. As his opportunities for a college preparation in the classics had been limited, he went to the Oneida seminary for one year as a teacher. In connection with his teaching he studied Greek with the then principal of the seminary who had formerly been at the head of the academy in Macedon. Having completed his preparation, he entered Yale college in 1861 and received his diploma and degree in the year, 1864.
During the same year occurred the death of his father. David G. LAPHAM returned to Manchester and in the home of his mothers and sisters, worked diligently for 3 years to carry on the farm duties left by the father.
The study and practice of law had always been his final object. Accordingly, in 1867, he entered the law office at Canandaigua of Elbridge Gerry LAPHAM, where he pursued his legal studies for 2 years and prepared for admission to the bar. In 1869 he passed the required examination and entered into regular legal practice. Since that time his business interests have been continuously in Canandaigua.
In 1870 Mr. LAPHAM was elected Town Clerk and served 2 years in that capacity. Following this he was chosen Village Clerk and attorney.
Mr. LAPHAM'S election to the office of Surrogate this will will be a repetition of his political honor of 1885, when he received from the Republicans of Ontario an election as Surrogate and served 6 years. His uniform fairness and legal and judicial skill shown in his administration won the favor of all by whose franchise he had been placed in office. Those qualities, known to belong to Mr. LAPHAM, minimize beyond the vanishing point of any chance of defeat.
Mr. LAPHAM has always been an honest and earnest partisan. He has been chairman of the Republican county committee two terms.
+ Dr. Orlando J. HALLENBECK, who was unopposed in the convention for the nomination for Coroner, was born in Esperance, Schenectady county, Feb. 23, 1852. His first school experience was in the Union Free School at Cobleskill. there he was prepared for the classical course of the recently organized Normal School at Geneseo, which institution he entered in the year, 1872.
In 1875 he graduated from the Normal, and in accordance with the regulation of the school, taught 2 years. Having complied with the requirements of his preparatory school, Mr. HALLENBECK entered the medical school at Albany in the year 1877. When his course had been completed and the diploma of the school had been conferred upon him, he was honored with the appointment to have charge of the Albany city hospital. There he supplemented the work of his college course, and prepared the more completely, for the active, independent work of his profession.
Coming to Canandaigua in 1880, he established a practice which has since grown to be one of the most extensive and successful in Ontario county.
Dr. HALLENBECK has ever proved himself a man of great public spirit and is evinced by his membership of the Board of Education of the Union School, of the Microscopical Society and of other organizations having to do with the public welfare, including a trusteeship of the Presbyterian Church. He is also a member of the village medical society and of the medical society of Ontario county.
In choosing Dr. HALLENBECK for the not unimportant post of Coroner, the Republicans of Ontario county have gained an advantage by honoring him.
+ John W. PARKER, of Port Gibson, the unopposed nominee of the convention for Justice of Sessions, is the son of Samuel PARKER, a Methodist minister, and was born in the town of Perry, Wyoming Co., June 23, 1835.
Samuel PARKER removed to Hopewell when his son was 6 years of age and placed the boy in the common school at that place. After securing what education the home school could offer, J. W. PARKER was sent to the Academy in this village, where in days gone by, many illustrious citizens of the United States received their early training. Upon completion of his course of study at the school here, Mr. PARKER began teaching, a profession in which he continued with success for 8 years. In 1865 he married Emma J., adopted daughter of the Hon. Hiram SCOTT, of Port Gibson.
At about this time he entered the mercantile business in Port Gibson, and has continued in that business in connection with the Crystal Springs Creamery, ever since.
In the year 1870, Mr. PARKER was elected Justice of the Peace and has held the same office continuously since that time. Within 10 days after President GRANT'S first inauguration, Mr. PARKER received the appointment to the postmastership of Port Gibson. Excepting a part of the Cleveland administration and a short time following it, the position has been held by Mr. PARKER and is still held by him.
His business ability and even handed justice in the office of justice of the peace have given Mr. PARKER a reputation that will add strength to the county and national ticket in the coming election.
Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY Fri, Sept 23, 1892 by: Dianne Thomas
+ Miss Belle CLINT, who has been visiting relatives and friends in Hamlin for several weeks, has returned to her home in Cheshire.
+ Hiram R. CASE and Henry VAN WIE, grand army men of Cheshire, are attending the National Grand Army encampment in Washington this week.
+ Miss Pearl HUTCHENS is visiting friends in Amsterdam, where she went to attend the wedding of her friend, Miss Ida Louise FIRTH, as maid of honor.
+ Miss Grace Irene MC MILLAN, a former Cheshire girl, was married in Topeka, Kansas, Sept 8, 1892, to James KURN, a prominent railroad man of that city.
+ Elmer LUCAS, G. M. DUEL, L. C. MATHER, H. D. OUTHOUSE and Samuel VANCE, from this vicinity, are attending the fair with a fine show of registered cattle.
+ Makicous Firman HUFF, whose illness was noted in last week's JOURNAL, died on Tuesday evening, Sept 13, aged 60 years. The burial certificate testified that his death was owing to typhoid fever, ending in pneumonia, though he had not been really well for several months. Mr. HUFF was well known throughout the county and his death is universally regretted. Friends from Buffalo, Rochester, East Bloomfield, Seneca Castle and Union Springs attended the funeral services which were held form his late home on Thursday at 3 p.m. The Rev. Mr. DAY was the clergyman in attendance. Three sons, a daughter and his widow are left of his immediate family. The interment was in Lake View cemetery, Honeoye.
Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY Fri, Oct 7, 1892 by: Dianne Thomas
+ Mr. and Mrs. C. H. MASON Jr., with 200 other guests, on Tuesday, attended a double wedding in Buffalo.
+ Mr. and Mrs. C. H. MASON Jr.'s two year old son, met with a serious accident this week, having three fingers crushed and broken in the cogs of a wringer.
+ William CAIN has sold his meat market to Wilson & Childs of Bristol, and not to Mason & Reagan, as was currently reported. The new firm have already started out in excellent shape with a fine line of the very best meats.
+ Last Thursday evening occurred in East Bloomfield a very pleasant social gathering. It was the occasion of the 50th anniversary o the wedding day of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. HOBART. Such anniversaries are always full of pleasant thoughts and joyous memories, but none could be more so than was this. One hundred thirty invited guests were present, besides five children and six grand children and two sisters, and a brother of Mrs. HOBART. (rest is cut off)
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe, NY Tues Oct 25, 1892 by: GSubyak@aol.com
Mrs. Morgan BEMENT, (Almira E.) a resident of Coy street, Canandaigua, met with an accident yesterday, which if it does not prove fatal may render her a cripple for life. She started from her residence to visit the family of her son on Ontario street, and when near his house she slipped on the sidewalk, which was strewn with wet leaves and fell with sufficient force to render her nearly unconscious. She was carried to her son's home and later was removed to her own residence where she now lies in terrible agony, unable to move a limb. It is feared that her hip is broken although it was impossible for the physician to determine, as the limb was so badly swollen when he was summoned that he was unable to ascertain the extent of the injury. Mrs. BEMENT is aged about 70 years and her friends fear that the shock will be more than she is able to withstand. (she died in 1908)
Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY Fri, Nov 25, 1892 by: Dianne Thomas
DEATH - SAYRE - At Allen's Hill after a brief illness of apoplexy, John SAYER, aged 78 years.
The subject of this sketch was born in Romulus, Seneca Co., March 18, 1814, here he spent his early days at the home of his grandfather, John SAYRE Sr. Leaving his early home in Romulus, he for several years engaged in business in Penn Yan at the same time taking up the study of law in which last he became well versed. From Penn Yan he went to Rushville, where in the year 1840, he married Sarah PEABODY, who died in 1859, leaving seven children, three sons of whom were in the army. while living in Rushville, he filled the office of Justice of the Peace for 22 years and that of Justice of Sessions one term. It is needless to say that these offices were ably administered for in addition to an unusual degree of sound judgment, his study of the law had eminently fitted him for the positions.
In the year 1882, he left Rushville and came to reside permanently with is son, Dr. E. B. SAYRE, at Allen's Hill, only making from thence yearly visits to friends and places of his former residences. These were occasions of great pleasure to him, for there, as here, all who know him, welcomed his coming.
"Esq'r" SAYRE as he was always called, was noted for his geniality. wherever he went, it was as the coming of a gleam of sunshine. He won the confidence of every one who knew him, and especially of those who needed help or sympathy. Nothing would so arouse his sympathy as to know of the misfortune of any through injustice, he believing in right and justice toward all mankind. Intensely American in his views, he could not endure with patience anything which he considered derogatory to a Republican form of government as he was want to express it. "Rightly and justly administered according to the constitution."
Four sons and one daughter survive him, to whom, while they mourn, must come the comforting reflections, "That his last days were his best days," as he was most tenderly cared for in his home among us. In that home the loss is greatest although a large circle of friends will sadly miss him.
(Another column) The remains of John SAYER were brought on last week, Wednesday, from the home of his son, Dr. E. B. SAYER at Allen's Hill and the burial was at Pine Corners cemetery (see Gorham ceme list on this site). Mr. SAYER was for may years a Justice of the Peace in Rushville and did a large amount of legal business. He was a very useful man in the community and greatly respected. A daughter and several sons survive him.
+ Well Spent Years - Death of John SMITH After a Life of Industry and Honor
Died - At his residence on the Bristol road, two and one half miles from Canandaigua, Sunday, Nov 20, 1892, John SMITH, aged 61 years, 8 months.
The above is the formal notice of the conclusion of a life which has been spent entirely in Ontario count, a life the every act of which has been open to public view and has earned the esteem and respect of fellow citizens.
Sixty one years ago, last March, in the house still owned and occupied by Albert E. SMITH, his brother, John SMITH began the life which ended with the opening of the present week. His father, Jacob SMITH, had been for years a farmer in the same place, and the old SMITH farm and home, a few miles out from Canandaigua, on the Bloomfield road, is one of the land - (cut off)
Union & Advertiser, Rochester, NY Saturday Nov 26, 1892 by: GSubyak@aol.com
CANANDAIGUA, Nov. 26 - Cheshire, this township
was the scene of a double wedding last evening. The ceremony took place at
the home of the bride's father, Webster JOHNSON,
Rev. J. L. LANGWORTHY officiating. The contracting couples were Miss
Adelaide JOHNSON and George E. CURTISS and Miss
Elizabeth JOHNSON and R. Pendleton ANDREWS. A large number from this
town witnessed the ceremony and the couples were the recipients of many
Additional election expenses statements filed at the county clerk's office now are: Chas. H. WOOD, Prohibition nominee for member of Assembly, $7.52; Enoch O. MARSH, Prohibition nominee for surrogate, no expense; D. J. MALLORY,
Prohibition nominee for coroner, no expense. T. J. VINCENT, People's Party candidate for surrogate, has stated that he cannot file statement yet, as he has not been assessed, but expects to be.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe, N. Y. Feb. 15, 1893 by: GSubyak@aol.com
Miss SLOCUM, president of the Granger Place school at Canandaigua, will give a talk at the Congregational parsonage in West Bloomfield on political economy Saturday evening next.
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