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Canandaigua News

 - 1917 -

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ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES     Wednesday      February 14, 1917                   by: Dianne Thomas
 John  MALTMAN - The death of John Maltman, aged 50 years, occurred on Friday morning at Oakmount Sanitarium after two years of illness.  He was employed in Rochester for some time prior to his illness.
Three brothers and three sisters survive, Thomas Maltman, the Misses Lucy and Kate Maltman of Canandaigua, James Maltman, of Chicago,
Charles Maltman, of New York, and Mrs. Bessie Fraize, of Rushville.
The funeral was held from the home of T. H. Maltman on Sunday afternoon, and was conducted by the Rev. C. M. Eddy. Burial at Woodlawn.
Austin  O'REILLY -   Austin O'Reilly, a well known business man of this city, died at the Memorial Hospital yesterday morning after a three weeks' illness from pneumonia.   Mr. O'Reilly, who was nearly 36 years of age, had been in the ice business here for several years.
He leaves his wife, one daughter, Jane, a brother, Charles, and a sister, Mrs. David H. Gentnet, all of this city, and another sister, Mrs. Joseph Short, living in Detroit, Michigan.  The funeral will be held from St. Mary's church, on Thursday morning at 9:30 o'clock, with burial in Calvary cemetery.

ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL       Friday,  February 16, 1917                 by: Ron Hanley     

O'REILLY -  The death of Austin H. O'Reilly, aged 86 years, occurred on Monday (12th) afternoon at Memorial Hospital following an illness of three weeks with pneumonia. He was a native of Canandaigua, and was a well known citizen.  Up to January 1, when the business was sold, he was superintendent of the People's Ice Company. There survive his wife and one daughter, Jane, also two sisters, Mrs. David Gentner, of Canandaigua, and Mrs. Joseph Short, of Detroit, Mich., and one brother, Charles O'Reilly, of Canandaigua. Funeral services were held at St. Mary's Church yesterday morning.    Interment was in Calvary Cemetery.

Unknown Paper         Feb   1917                    by: Dianne Thomas

ANDREWS – At Canandaigua, Feb 21, 1917, Mrs. Mary Jane ANDREWS, aged 91 years.  The death of Mrs. Mary Jane ANDREWS occurred at her home on West Gibson street on Wednesday evening following a long illness.  She was born in Troy, June 11, 1825 and had resided in Canandaigua the past 25 years.  There survive two daughters and one son: Mrs. Margaret LE ROY of Akron, O.; Mrs. S. E. CASE and Charles H. ANDREWS, of Canandaigua; also two sisters, Mrs. C. B. ANDERSON and Miss Helen LAMPORT of Canandaigua., six grand children and three great grandchildren also survive.  The funeral services will be held at the home tomorrow afternoon at 3 o’clock.  Rev. Guy L. MORRILL will officiate.  Interment will be in West avenue cemetery.

ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES  Wednesday February 7, 1917            by: Ron Hanley  
Lucius J. Wilcox, of Detroit, Michigan, died at Alamogordo, New Mexico, on Monday, aged 39 years.
Mr. Wilcox was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. Wilcox of Bloomington, Illinois, and was well known in Canandaigua where he lived when a young man. He was educated at the Andover, Mass. Academy, and was with the Regal Motor Car Company, of Detroit, for a number of years.
His health broke down about three years ago, but his condition did not become serious until the past year when on the approach of cold
weather he left northern Michigan where he had spent some time with his wife and children, and sought a warmer climate in New Mexico, but the change did not long check the progress of his ailment and he died as first stated.
The burial will be at Alamogordo, as was his wish, and his wife, who was Miss Julia Church of this city and who was his faithful companion to the end, will return soon to her home in Detroit and later to Canandaigua.
Mr. Wilcox left two daughters, the oldest, Sylvia Frances, of whom has been spending the winter with her grandmother, Mrs. E. Chapin Church and the youngest, Virginia, being in the South with her mother. Mr. Wilcox is survived by one brother, Frank, who lives in California.

Unknown Paper        March 1917                by: M. Kelly  [now deceased]


Henry T. Cuykendall, aged 51 years, died at his home on School Street in this village early Wednesday morning. The cause of death was heart trouble, with which Mr. Cuykendall had for some time been afflicted, aggravated by a serious two weeks illness with grippe.  Death was not unexpected, as his life had hung in the balance for several days. Henry T. Cuykendall was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Archibald Cuykendall, and was born, May 27, 1862, at Owasco, NY.



The following tribute to the late Henry M. Cuykendall, first chief of the Victor Fire Department, was adopted at a meeting of the department council, held on Thursday of last week.  The Victor Fire Department desires to place on record its expression of sympathy with the bereaved family of our former member, Mr. Henry M. Cuykendall. In their great loss and sorrow through his death, and to record the high esteem in which he was held by his fellow members.  It was due to his active urgency several years ago, that a volunteer Fire Department was organized in the village of Victor, and by his continued fostering was thoroughly equipped with apparatus for modern use.

The department members have been stimulated by his sincere interest and helped by his good fellowship, and the entire community has been the beneficiary of his service, It is hereby resolved That this memorial minute be entered upon the records of the Department and published in the Victor press, and that a copy be sent to the family of our brother.


DIED - COYKENDALL - At Victor, March 28, 1917, Henry T. Coykendall, aged 54 years. His body was interred 1917 Victor, New York, Boughton Hill Cemetery.

Unknown Paper,    March 1917                  by: Dianne Thomas

+  PECK – At Canandaigua, Mar 21, 1917, Abraham B. PECK, aged 65 years, passed away at his home on West Gibson street on Wednesday night.  Death followed a stroke of paralysis suffered several days ago.  He leaves his wife and two daughters, Mrs. William J. HAWLEY and Miss Laura PECK, of Canandaigua.  Interment will be in West avenue cemetery.   

+  QUIGLEY – At Canandaigua, Mar 27, 1917, Mrs. Kate QUIGLEY, aged 78 years. The death of Mrs. Kate QUIGLEY, aged 78 years, occurred at her home on Granger Street, on Tuesday evening, following a long illness.  There survives one son, Matthew J. QUIGLEY and one daughter, Miss Margaret L. QUIGLEY of Canandaigua; also three sisters, Mrs. Mary CAREY, Mrs. Bridget AUSTIN and Mrs. Ellen HIGGINS, and one brother, Roger MALONE, all of Ireland.  Funeral services will be held at St. Mary’s church this morning at __:30 o’clock.  Interment will be in Calvary cemetery.   

+  ROBINSON – The death of Martha L. Smith ROBINSON, aged 87 years, widow of Baxter ROBINSON, occurred at Geneva on Sunday. She was the daughter of Jacob SMITH, one of the original settlers of the Phelps and Gorham purchase.  Interment was made in the Friends cemetery at Farmington. 

Ontario Co. Times, Canandaigua, NY     Tuesday,      Mar 13, 1917           by: Dianne Thomas

Out and About

Miss Mary QUINN, Gorham street, is spending this week in New York city. 

+  On account of ill health, Simon VORREUTER has declined to act as trustee in bankruptcy for James and William FOGARTY and Referee POWELL has appointed Frank W. CHESEBRO to serve in his place.

Edson E. ROBINSON, late of the firm of Robinson & Mac Farlane, has purchased a stationery business at Watertown and will leave for that place this week.  His brother, Ray ROBINSON of Rochester will accompany him. 

Willett M. SPANGLE has been honored with an appointment to the office of Deputy Potentate for Canandaigua, Damascus Temple, Nobles of  the Mystic Shrine, Rochester.  The appointment was made by Potentate E. S. OSBORNE, of Rochester. 

Marcus WALKER who recently removed from Woodville at the head of Canandaigua lake, to the William GRIESA farm at Middlesex, drew his goods by team across the lake on the ice.  He reports that the ice in the upper part of the lake averages 20 inches of thickness.

William O'BRIEN, editor and proprietor of the Honeoye Falls Times, has leased the establishment to O. B. DAILEY of Rochester and will engage for a time at least, in other business.  Mr. O'BRIEN was formerly a resident of Canandaigua and an employee in the newspaper office here.

Sheriff GOODING is endeavoring to locate Thomas FITZMORRIS, aged 60 years, who left his home in Holcomb on the 30th of last June for the purpose of attending the funeral in Canandaigua, but who has not since been heard from.  MORRIS'S wife states that he took considerable money with him. 

Mrs. Theodore PERKINS, who has been the guest of relatives in Greewich, Conn., is a the Sanitarium, Clifton Springs.


Personal Mentions:

Miss Jean L. COLLIER, Main street north, is the guest of Mrs. Charles JACKSON in Buffalo.

Mrs. Edward O. SIMMONS, Howell street, will give a card party on Saturday afternoon. 

Mrs. H. B. GRAVES of Geneva, has been the guest of Miss Isabel MENTETH, Scotland road.

Mrs. Frank J. CASTLE of Albany is visiting her mother, Mrs. Michael TUOHEY, Fort Hill avenue.

Mrs. Edward SHAFER of Cobleskill, is visiting her son, Dr. A. W. ARMSTRONG, Main street north. 

Mr. Will H. ORR of Buffalo has been spending a few days in town with his sister, Miss Frances ORR.

Mrs. M. W. COOKE of Rochester, was the guest of her sister, Mrs. S. C. HART, Gibson street, last week.

Mr. and Mrs. VAN ZANDT of Rochester were guests over Sunday of their daughter, Mrs. C. C. KEEHN.

Mrs. Helen McAllister HALL of Rochester, was the guest over Sunday of Mrs. E. O. SMITH, Howell street.

Mr. Harry WELCH, the popular Northern Central railroad supervisor, is convalescing from a severe attack of quinsy. 

B. Frank KNAPP, Main street north, left last week for San Francisco, Cal., where he has had a business opening. 

Mr. John O. ROCKWOOD of this village, has gone to Albany to make his home with his daughter, Mrs. Fred. A. WHEELER.

Mr. and Mrs. F. C. ANDREWS entertained very pleasantly a company of friends at their home on Atwater place, last evening. 

Mr. & Mrs. Edward G. HAYES, Gibson street, returned on Sunday from spending a week at the Chalfont, Atlantic City. 

Mr. and Mrs. H. H. EIGHMY of Pleasant street attended the funeral of Mrs. James M. RAE of Elmira on Tuesday of last week.

Mrs. Margaret MC GREGOR, Mrs. M. J. O'BRIEN and son of Seneca Falls, were the guests of Mrs. Mary ROCHFORD, Center street, last week.

+  Major Charles A. RICHARDSON, who has been at the Sanitarium at Watkins for a couple of weeks, has returned to his home on Gorham street.

Mrs. Alex ROCKWOOD, Atwater Place, has been spending 10 days in Ithaca as the guest of her cousins, Mrs. Edwin C. STEWART and Mrs. MILES. 

Mr. George N. OGDEN, Bristol street, suffered a slight cerebral hemorrhage on Sunday night.  There was no paralysis and his condition was so improved yesterday, that his recovery is expected. 

Wells G. MARTIN, Bristol street, has resigned as conductor on the Rochester and Eastern road and has gone to Cato, NY, where he will conduct a general store.  Mrs. MARTIN and son, Gerald, will join him there, the latter part of this week.

+  The Rev. Louis M. SWEET of Mt. Vernon, NY, formerly pastor of the Presbyterian church in this village, now connected with the Bible Teachers' Training School in New York city, sales on April 1st for Europe.  Dr. SWEET who will be accompanied by Mrs. SWEET and their four children, will attend lectures in Berlin for five months, afterwards spending 2 months in travel.  Mrs. SWEET who has been visiting in Geneva, was a guest at the Travelers' Club meeting last Wednesday. 



Miss Catherine MALTMAN died on Wednesday last, at the home of her nephew, Thomas MALTMAN, on the Bloomfield road, at the advanced age of 96 years.  She was born in Wigton, Scotland, and came to this country in 1831, and lived in Montreal, Canada for sometime, afterward removing to Rochester, where she resided for 30 years.  Four years ago, she came to Canandaigua to the home of Mr. Thomas MALTMAN. General debility due to her great age was the cause of her death.  Two brothers, John MALTMAN of this village and William MALTMAN of Victor, survive, also a number of nieces and nephews.  Miss Catherine HERRINGTON, whose death occurred on Thursday morning, was a niece.  The funeral was held from the MALTMAN home on Friday afternoon, at 3 o'clock, the Rev. Guy L. MORRILL officiating.  The burial was at Woodlawn.  


Miss Helen A. CHAPIN - The death of Miss Helen Augusta CHAPIN, Gorham street, occurred at the Canandaigua hospital on Wednesday last.  About 3 weeks ago, Miss CHAPIN fell at her home and fractured her hip.  "She rallied from the shock at first and it was thought that she might recover.  She was taken to the hospital on Monday, but rapidly became weaker until death ensued.  Miss CHAPIN was a daughter of Eliza MORSE and Ralph Pratt CHAPIN and was born in Canandaigua in October 1830.  Two cousins James H. CHAPIN, of Chapin, and the Rev. Edward CHAPIN of Brooklyn, are the nearest relatives living.  Mr. and Mrs. George D. CHAPIN, more distantly related, resided with Miss CHAPIN.  The funeral was held on Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock from her late residence, the Rev. H. L. GAYLORD officiating.   The burial was at West Avenue cemetery. 


Mrs. Caroline MC MASTER - The death of Mrs. Caroline MC MASTER occurred at her home, 205 Prospect street, Sunday night, following a brief illness.  She was the widow of Edward MC MASTER, whose death occurred two weeks ago, later resided in East Bloomfield and came to this place to reside about 15 years ago.   She was a member of the East Bloomfield congregational church for the past 43 years.  The near relatives surviving are two sons, Walter J. and Hollis E. MC MASTER of this place, a daughter, Mrs. John FRANCIS of Rochester and a sister, Mrs. Rufus DURAND.  The funeral will be held from the house this afternoon at 2 o'clock, the Rev. W. D. ROBINSON of East Bloomfield officiating, assisted by the Rev. W. D. WILCOX.  Interment will be in Woodlawn.


Mrs. Harriet RAE - The death of Mrs. Harriet P. RAE, a former resident of this place, occurred at Elmira on the 3rd inst.  Mrs. RAE was born in Canandaigua 78 years ago and was the youngest daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Nathaniel JACOBS, being the last of a family of 10 children.  Her mother, Hannah SANBORN, was the first white child born in this village, the date of her birth being Sept 5, 1790.  Mrs. RAE is survived by her husband, James M. RAE, two daughters, Mrs. Nellie LASLEY of Elmira and Mrs. Lida R. MANNING of Caywood, and a son, James N. RAE of New York.  The funeral was held Tuesday, the 5th inst., and burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery.  


Thomas MC NAMARA - The death of Thomas MC NAMARA, a well known farmer of Gorham, aged 83 years, occurred at an early hour yesterday morning.  Death was due to a stroke of apoplexy.  He leaves five sons, Michael of Stanley; John of Canandaigua; Dr. T. S. MC NAMARA, Edward and James of Rochester; two daughters, Mrs. Mary HOGAN of Geneva and Mrs. William DAILOR of Stanley; one brother, Edward of Canandaigua and a sister, Mrs. CONDON of Rochester.  The funeral will be held on Thruway morning from St. Mary's church and the burial will be in Calvary cemetery. 


Miss Catherine HERRINGTON - The death of Miss Catherine HERRINGTON occurred last Thursday at the home of her sister, Mrs. Louise G. LEVY, Gibson street.  Miss HERRINGTON was an invalid for the past 3 years, following a serious illness of pneumonia.  She was born here 59 years ago and has always been a resident of this place.  Besides her sister, she is survived by two brothers, James and William HERRINGTON. The funeral was held from the house Saturday afternoon, the Rev. DeWitt S. HOOKER officiating and interment was in Woodlawn cemetery. 


Frederick CLEVELAND - The burial of Frederick CLEVELAND, formerly of this village, occurred on (cut off)

Ontario County Journal, Canandaigua     Friday      May 18, 1917         by: Dianne Thomas

+ Miss Margaret MC NAMARA was a weekend guest of Miss Margaret KAVENY at Canandaigua.

+ Roger CROSS of Syracuse, spent last week at the home of S. B. DOUGLASS.  After purchasing a horse of Mr. DOUGLASS, he drove home. 

+ Mr. & Mrs. Martin CONE and Mr. & Mrs. Edward CONE were called to Cheshire on Sunday by the illness of their mother, Mrs. Martin CONE Sr., at the home of Mrs. Benjamin MILES.

+ Miss Mabel HENRY was a weekend guest of her cousin, Miss Gladys ARNOLD, at Rushville.

+ Mrs. Fred MOORE of Canandaigua, spent Thursday with Mrs. George POWELL and attended the funeral of her aunt, Mrs. Harriet MILLER.  

+ Emmett STEARNS has a new tractor.

+ Mrs. Harry SHAY and children spent Thursday with her sister, Mrs. Leon TURNER.

+ Miss THOMAS, of the Turnpike, spent Sunday with her brother and wife, Mr. & Mrs. Lee THOMAS

+ Miss Leona HAWLEY will teach school another year at Wilson Corners, and Miss Ethel POWELL at Reed Corners.


THOMPSON - The death of Alfred THOMPSON occurred at Albany on Sunday.  He leaves his widow, Mrs. Rhoda Stark THOMPSON of Canandaigua, to whom he was married about 5 months ago.  


The Grand Jury Makes Final Report -  Second Week of May Term of Supreme Court - Verdicts of the Jury. 

+  No cause of action was the verdict in the case of The People of the State of New York against Charles L. POWELL, of Victor, brought under the agricultural law to collect a penalty for manufacturing adulterated vinegar.

A verdict for $7,500 was returned in the case of Anna CAPAZZI against the Empire Gas & Electric Co. of Geneva.  Mrs. CAPAZZI sued for $25,000 damages, for the death of her husband, Joseph CAPAZZI, who was one of the three men electrocuted at the plant of the Untied States Radiator Co. in Geneva on September 20, 1916.  The case devolved into a battle of electrical experts, plaintiff seeking to show that defective transformer owned by defendant caused the accident, while the electrical company sought to establish that the Radiator Co. was the negligent party and that CAPAZZI was guilty of contributory negligence.  The Empire Gas & Electric Co. furnished power to the Radiator plant.  

+  Yesterday was tried the case of Ina Z. JONES against Daniel C. MANEY to recover for goods sold. 

+  The grand jury completed its investigations and made a final repot to the Court on Wednesday, Judge FITCH will pass sentence on the cases today.

Salvatore AMOTO of Geneva, was charged with assault, second degree in attacking Nina PARINELLA, under 18 years of age, in Geneva, on September 10, 1916.  

Vincenzo BRUNO of Geneva, is charged with assault first degree, for attacking Mary COLUZZI with a knife on May 2, 1917. 

Arthur DEMARIOS of Attleboro, Mass., burglary, third degree, and grand larceny and receiving stolen property in taking a quantity of beans from Frederick B. HOLCOMB in South Bristol, on April 11, 1917. 

Thomas C. LANDON, Geneva, burglary and petty larceny, in entering the saloon of James W. KEADY in Geneva. 

Calvin SPRAGUE, of Corning, grand larceny, second degree for stealing a motorcycle from Lynaugh N. PARTISE in this city, on September 22, 1916.  

Salvatro VESILLO of Manchester, carrying a concealed weapon in that place, on April 17, 1917. 

Cornelius WHITE, charged with abandoning several small children at Phelps; when arraigned, the case was sent to the County Court and Judge Horace W. FITCH, convening a special session of County Court, on a peal of guilty, suspended sentence, and directed that he pay $5 weekly for the support of his children and repot to the County Probation Officer John TREMBLY

Mr. and Mrs. Anthony SARTORE of Coy street, this city, are accused of assault, first degree in connection with an attack the wife made on Samuel LEMMA in Niagara street on the evening of May 9.  In another indictment, SARTORE is accused of having violated the excise law, in that he connived at the escape of Amedio MARCHIONE of Geneva, who was under indictment for selling drink in a dry town of Hopewell.  Mrs. SARTORE is charged in a second indictment with carrying concealed weapons.  Please of not guilty were entered to the four indictments. 

At the request of P. H. LEAHY, Judge FITCH fixed bail in both cases.  SARTORE'S bail is $2,500 and his wife's $1,7000.  They will probably be released under bond pending trial at the June term.  

ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL     Friday      June 29, 1917     Front Page,  col 7             by: Ron Hanley  


The marriage of Ray Conyne, son of Mr. and Mrs. Myron Conyne, West Avenue, and Miss Esther A. Simmons, daughter of Supervisor and Mrs. Ralph Simmons, of Canandaigua town, took place at the Congregational parsonage in Park place on Saturday afternoon at 5:30 o'clock. Rev. Livingston L. Taylor performed the ceremony.  The attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Earl F. Case, of Rochester. Mr. and Mrs. Conyne are spending two weeks at Kosy Kove cottage, east lake shore, after which they will reside in Rochester, where the groom is assistant athletic instructor at the West High school.

SMITH - DECKER   - The marriage of Charles Otis SMITH and Miss Cynthia May DECKER, both of Canandaigua, took place a the Methodist parsonage n Monday afternoon, Rev. O. M. EDCY preformed the ceremony.  

Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY    Friday    June 29, 1917        by: Dianne Thomas

Surrogate's records this week are: Minnie T. LEE, Ada A. CAMERON, administrators of the $9,000 estate of Henry C. TRAFTON, Canandaigua; Margaret Maude FISH, administrator of the $2,000 estates of Margaret A. FISH, Seneca; Hawley and William P. SMITH and Bernice Smith SHORT, executors of the estate of Willard P. SMITH, Richmond; Charles T. CASE, Rosa E. FLOOD, executors of the $2,100 estate of Eunice C. CASE, Phelps; Anson L. GARDNER, executor of the estate of John O' HARA, Canandaigua; Augusta E. MILLER, administrator of $700 estate of Emma M. DURAND, Canandaigua; John H. BENHAM, administrator of the $1,500 estate of Ebenezer M. BENHAM, Hopewell.  

DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE   Rochester, Monroe Co, NY           June 28,  1917             by Sylvia Olson

Mary D. CONE
Canandaigua, June 27. - Mrs. Mary D. CONE, widow of Michael CONE, of Reed's Corners, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Benjamin MILES, at Cheshire, last evening about 7 o'clock. Mrs. CONE is survived by three sons, Martin and Edward CONE, of Reed's Corners, and John CONE, of this city; also three daughters, Mrs. Gus DURIN, of Penn Yan; Mrs. Mary KUNES, of Rushville, and Mrs. BENJAMIN MILES, of Cheshire. The funeral services will be held at St. Mary's Church here Friday morning at 10 o'clock, and burial will be in Calvary cemetery.

Unknown Paper  July  1917          by: Michael Mahaney

Funeral services for William Pierce, who was killed in a fall from a scaffolding here yesterday, will be held from his late residence in South Pearl Street tomorrow at 2:30.  Rev E. P. Wood of Albion, former pastor of the local Universalist church will officiate.  Interment will be made in West Avenue Cemetery.  Besides his wife, Mr. Pierce leaves two daughters and five sons, Mrs. Bernard Farrant of Auburn, Miss Nellie Pierce of Rochester, Fred W. Pierce of Hartford, CT, Frank S., Charles Nathan and Glen E. Pierce of Canandaigua.  Also seven brothers, Eugene, Daniel, George, and Leighton Pierce of Canandaigua city, Benton Pierce of  Reed Corners, and Melvin and James Pierce of Canandaigua town.

Shortsville Enterprise, Shortsville, NY     Thursday    July 5, 1917          by: Dianne Thomas


+ The death of James O' BRYAN, a well known resident of Mather street, occurred at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Mary ARCHIBALD, about 6 o'clock on Saturday evening.  He was aged 80 years.  Mr. O' BRYAN was born in December 1837, in County Kilkenny, Ireland, and there there until 1863, when he came to America and lived on a farm in the town of Farmington for 38 years.  In 1861 he was married in Ireland, to Miss Julia HART.  About 16 years ago, Mr. & Mrs. O' BRYAN removed to this place, where Mrs. O'BRYAN died on December 23, 1909.  Since that time, he has made his home with Mrs. ARCHIBALD.  The survivors are four sons, William, of Shortsville; John J. and James F. O' BRYAN of Palmyra, and Edward O'BRYAN of  Peoria, Ill.; three daughters, Mrs. Thomas F. BROPHY, Mrs. Mary ARCHIBALD, both of this village and Mrs. Martin O'BRIEN of Littleville, nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren.  The funeral services were held from St. Dominic's Catholic church of which the deceased was a faithful member, on Tuesday morning at 9:30 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. William RYAN of Clifton Springs.  The remains were laid at rest beside those of his wife, in the Catholic cemetery, east of this village.

+ Last week, Wednesday evening, at 9 o'clock, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Martin CARNEY, on Booth street, occurred the death of Mrs. Elizabeth WADSWORTH, following a lingering illness.  Her age was 81 years.  Mrs. WADSWORTH was born in Cattaraugus county, NY on April 11, 1836, a daughter of the late Daniel and Mary HYDE.  Early in her girlhood, she removed with her parents to Ontario county and for over 40 years lived on a farm at Wadsworth Corners, in the town of Hopewell. Mrs. WADSWORTH was an adept at practical nursing and followed that occupation for many years.  the survivors are one son, Charles WADSWORTH of Hebron avenue; two daughters, Mrs. Martin CARNEY of Booth street and Mrs. Edward BENHAM, of Hopewell.  The funeral obsequies were held from the Carney home at 2 o'clock on Friday afternoon, conducted by the (cut off) 

 also in the Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY    Friday   July 6, 1917      Pg 4        

+ The funeral of Mrs. Elizabeth WADSWORTH was held from the home of her daughter, Mrs. Martin CARNEY, at Shortsville on Friday, conducted by Rev. D. H. MAC KENZIE, with burial in Hopewell.  She was a daughter of Daniel and Mary HYDE, born in Cattaraugus county, Apr 11, 1836 and came to Ontario County to reside over 75 years ago.  She is survived by one son, Charles WADSWORTH of Shortsville and two daughters, Mrs. Edward BENHAM of Hopewell and Mrs. Martin CARNEY, of Shortsville.


+ CUSHING - REDFIELD - At 7 o'clock last Thursday evening, June 28, a pretty weeding took place at he pleasant home of Mr. & Mrs. Levi A. REDFIELD, in Farmington, when their only daughter Miss Ruth Caroline REDFIELD, was united in marriage to Albert A. CUSHING, son of Mr. & Mrs. S. S. CUSHING, of Ottumwa, Iowa.  The ceremony was performed in the large parlor where the bridal party presented themselves in front of a bank of green and white formed ferns, peonies and daisies.  Rev. Donald H. MAC KENZIE, pastor of the First Presbyterian church of Shortsville, pronounced the solemn words which united the contracting parties, using the single ring service. Miss Mary ACOMB, of Dansville, a cousin of the bride, was made of honor and Norman M. SULTER, of Shamokin, Pa., a friend and former classmate of the groom at Cornell University, Ithaca, was best man.  The bride wore a becoming gown of embroidered white georgette crepe and carried a bouquet of bride roses and white sweet peas.  Miss ACOMB was attired in pink crepe de chine and carried a bouquet of pink American beauty roses and pink sweet peas.  Several instrumental selections were rendered pleasingly by Mrs. D. H. MAC KENZIE, of Shortsville and Miss Gladys ROWLEY of Victor, both accomplished musicians.  The latter is a student at Oberlin College, Ohio, at present at her home in Victor for the summer vacation.  Following the ceremony a wedding supper was served to 60 people, covers being laid for twelve at the bride's table. The central decorations were of roses and sweet peas.  The supper was served by Cateress Mrs. Wade R. KING, of Manchester, who was assisted by 8 young ladies and gentlemen friends of the bride, serving as waiters.  the house was also effectively decorated with ferns, daisies, white peonies and yellow roses.  The out of town guests included Mr. & Mrs. G. C. STONE, Mrs. Addie MOODY, Dr. Ella PRESTON, Mrs. ACOMB and three daughters, the Misses Mary, Elizabeth and Dorothy and sons, Edward and Thomas of Danville; Miss Florence PATTERSON of Rochester; Mr. & Mrs. Harvey CUSHING and two daughters of Buffalo; Edward CUSHING of Ithaca; Mr. & Mrs. Benjamin LACEY of Auburn; also many friends form Canandaigua and other nearby places.  Mr. & Mrs. CUSHING departed for a brief honeymoon journey in the East and on their return, will make their home at 184 Royal avenue, Buffalo, where they will be at home to their friends after July 15.  Mr. CUSHING is an architect employed in construction work n that city.  He is a graduate of Cornell University, Ithaca, being a member of the class of 1917, and for three years was on the Cornell crew.  He is also a member of the Acacia fraternity of Cornell.  A host of friends of the popular couple join us in extending best wishes and hearty congratulations. 

ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL       Friday      July 6, 1917      Front  Page         by: Ron Hanley   
 Mrs. Amy Chatfield Hawley Lacks But One Year of Reaching Century Mark 
On Thursday of next week, if all be well, Mrs. Amy Chatfield Hawley, Chapin Street, will awake to see the ninety-ninth anniversary of her birth. And she will awake early, as she declares that her early rising along with regular meals is the secret of her longevity.   
Amy Chatfield was born in Auburn on July 12, 1818, and located in Centerfield when ten years of age and has since lived in this locality.  In spite of the weight of nearly a century, which rests upon her, she takes an interest in the affairs of the day and best loves a visit with her friends. She hears remarkably well and reads a little, but of late has had to give up doing her bit in sewing. When reminded of her birthday she remarked, "My has another year passed?"  Her birthday celebration will not be held, as usual this year, as she desires to wait a few days, when loving relatives can be with her at dinner.  Mrs. Hawley has relatives extending to two great grandchildren, many of whom will be in the city in celebration of the day at a later date. Mrs. Hawley has a daughter, Mrs. Jennie Jones, who resides with her. She is the widow of Truman Hawley.

Same paper    Friday   July 6, 1917       Pg 4, col  2     

A pretty wedding took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Pratt on North avenue, this village, on Tuesday afternoon, when their daughter, Miss Hazel Pratt, became the wife of John J. Hinkle, of Weatherly, Pa., the ceremony being performed by Rev. Edward Jarvis, pastor of the Methodist church, of which the bride is a member. The ceremony took place in the parlor beneath an arch of June roses, the ring ceremony of the Methodist church being used.  The bride was attended by Miss Ethel McConnell, of Corning, and the groomsman was George Schrader, of Shortsville. The bride wore a dress of white net over white silk made in duchess effect and carried bride roses. Miss McConnell, her maid, was attired in a gown of white chiffon made in princess effect and carried pink roses.  A wedding dinner was served to the forty guests, the waiters being friends of the bride. The bride's going away gown was of light blue cashmere.  Mr. and Mrs. Hinkle left on a train for the groom's home in Pennsylvania. They will reside in Geneva and will be at home to friends after August 1.

Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY    Friday   July 6, 1917      Pg 4, col 2               by: Dianne Thomas

+ Christopher GILLIGAN, aged about 51 years, was found dead in his room at the Imperial hotel yesterday morning.  He was about the place as usual on Wednesday evening.  He was a resident of Shortsville and had been boarding at the hotel since January.  The body was removed to the Curtice & Mc Elwee undertaking rooms.  The funeral services will be held at the Catholic church at Shortsville, tomorrow morning.  Interment will be at Calvary cemetery.  He laves his father, Philip GILLIGAN and two brothers, James GILLIGAN of Bolivar and E. W. GILLIGAN of Shortsville.


+ The death of Mrs. Jennie HALLOCK, aged 56 years, occurred at Canandaigua on Friday.  Deceased was a resident of Dansville and was taken ill while visiting at the home of F. E. HOWE, West Gibson street and was removed to the Memorial hospital.  She leaves two sisters, Mrs. Emmeline H. FOSTER of Canandaigua, and Mrs. Amelia A. SMITH of Erie, Pa.; also a brother, Alfred J. HIBBARD of Dansville.  Rev. G. E. FINLAY officiated at the funeral services at the home of Mrs. FOSTER, Court street, on Monday.  Interment was in Mt. Hope cemetery, Rochester.


+ The death of Miss Mary E. PRENDERGAST, aged 67 years, occurred at her home on Jefferson avenue on Tuesday.  There survive two sisters and two brothers, Thomas and Miss Margaret PRENDERGAST and Mrs. Thomas MARTIN of Canandaigua, and Richard PRENDERGAST of Lockport.  The funeral services will be held at St. Mary's church this morning with interment in Calvary cemetery.


+ The death of Edward O'BRIEN occurred at Brooklyn on Tuesday.  Deceased at one time owned the Lamport property on Parrish street, where he resided for several summers.  He is survived by his widow, one brother, William J., and one sister, Miss Charlotte O'BRIEN.  the funeral service will be held at Rochester tomorrow morning.  


+ The death of Ernest PARSHALL, aged 23 years, occurred at Memorial hospital on Sunday, following a long illness.  He leaves his father, Jesse PARSHALL and two sisters.  Interment will be in West avenue cemetery. 


+ Misses Irma, Louise and Vera PAYNE were operated upon for the removal of their tonsils, on Friday.  Norman PAYNE had adenoids removed.  

+ Miss Ruth BRIGGS of Macedon spent the weekend with Miss Anna BAKER.

+ Mr. & Mrs. Fred COLLETT recently entertained Mrs. Dollie GREEN of Buffalo and Mrs. Clara BUMPUS, of Victor.

+ Mrs. Helen CAMPBELL, Park place, who has been entertaining her sister, Mrs. H. S. MACAREY, of Buffalo for 2 weeks, accompanied Mrs. MACAREY on her return to Buffalo and will spend a shot time there. 

+ Mr. & Mrs. Orlando WRAGG and son, Freeman, and Mrs. NEGLEY and daughter, Agnes, of Brooklyn, have been guests of Mr. & Mrs. George ROPER, Granger street.  They made the trip by automobile and were en route to St. Catherine's Ont.

+ Miss Lulu M. CURTIS, supervisor of music in the schools, is spending a few days at her home in Locke.  During the vacation she will take a special course in Music, at Boston.

+ Mrs. Albert E. FLETCHER, Sly street, is in Rochester for a few days.  Her granddaughter, Miss Evengeline SMITH is confined in a Rochester hospital with diphtheria.  

+ William J. TOUHEY, son of Mr. & Mrs. M. W. TOUHEY, Chapin street, has enlisted in the Navy.   Russell MC GUIRE of Canandaigua, has enlisted in the Army.

+ Mr. & Mrs. J. Hart KINSEY and daughter, Ruth, spent the Fourth at the home of Mr. KINSEY'S parents at Rush.  

+ Mrs. F. R. KISOR and daughter, Ruby Jean, of Syracuse, are visiting Mrs. Kisor's parents, Mr. & Mrs. L. M. BALDWIN, Bristol street.

+ Mrs. George SPENCER and son Richard, of Toledo, Oh., are visiting Mrs. Spencer's parents, Mr. & Mrs. M. O. EVANS, Bristol street.

+ Mrs. Howard WARD and daughter, Joan, of Flatbush, L.I., are visiting Mrs. Ward's parents, Mr. & Mrs. Hubert PRATT, Gibson street.

+ Mrs. William FAUNING and daughters, Mary and Bernice, Center street, have returned home after spending five weeks with the formers parents at Geneva.  

+ Dr. & Mrs. H. M. SMITH and daughter, Gorham street, are spending the week at the Welch cottage, Lincoln Wood.

+ Miss Ida H. COST and niece, Martha BENZIGER, of Brooklyn, are spending the summer at Miss COATS home on Granger street.

+ Miss Ruth LA BAR, Mason street, is spending two weeks in Buffalo.

+ Miss Virginia Mc CAULEY, Main street north, is visiting at Mansfield, Oh.

+ Miss Helen HILL, Center street, is entertaining Miss Alice FLYNN, of Auburn.

+ Mrs. J. C. ELTON, Park place, is visiting Mrs. W. H. HARROUN at Kansas City, Mo.

+ Miss Jane COLLINANE, Pleasant street, left Tuesday to visit relatives at Philadelphia, Pa.

+ Mrs. Charles AHERNS and son, Robert, Main street south, are visiting at Canaseraga.

+ Miss Emily G. WILLYS, Main street north, will eave today for a visit at Stubenville, Oh.

+ Mr. & Mrs. Arthur A. WEST, Beeman street, have been visiting in East Rochester.

+ Hon. & Mrs. Robert F. THOMPSON, Hubbell street, are at Menthth's for the summer.

+ Dr. Anna E. BLOUNT, of Chicago, Ill., is visiting with her aunt, Mrs. W. S. PACKARD, Rochester road.

+ Dr. & Mrs. H. C. BUELL, Main street north, are entertaining Mr. & Mrs. F. F. BUELL of Troy.

+ F. A. MC KECHNIE and family, Main street north, are at Glenburn, west lake shore, for the summer.

+ Miss Louise M. NEWMAN, Main street north, left on Tuesday to visit at Marathon and Binghamton.

+Mrs. Horace W. FITCH, Howell street, is entertaining her cousin, Mrs. Vincent D. WYMAN, of Chicago, Ill.

+ Miss Caroline BOOTH entertained at a dancing party at The Terrace, west lake shore, on Wednesday evening.

+ Mrs. Lydia M. WILLYS, Main street north, is spending 2 weeks with her daughter, Mrs. F. J. SLEGHT, at Toronto, Ont.

+ Mr. & Mrs. Clarence W. CASE, Main street south, are on an automobile trip through the Adirondack mountains.

ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL      November 2, 1917      Pg 5, col 4             by: Ron Hanley   

 DIED  -  COOLEY         At Canandaigua, October 31, 1917, Mrs. Mary Foster Cooley, wife of A. Eugene Cooley.

ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL     Friday   November 2, 1917   Front  Page, col  6 
COOLEY -  The death of Mrs. Mary Foster Cooley, wife of A. Eugene Cooley, occurred at her home on Main street north, early Wednesday morning. Besides her husband she leaves three sisters, Mrs. Harriotte E. Lee, Mrs. Lester P. Thompson, Mrs. Carrie F. Reed, of Canandaigua, one niece and three nephews, Mrs. James H. Watson, William L. Foster, and Justice Robert F. Thompson, of Canandaigua, and Harry L. Thompson, of Bound Brook, N. J.  The funeral services will be held at the home this afternoon,
at 3 o'clock. Rev. Livingston L. Taylor will officiate. Interment will be in West Avenue.

Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY       Friday,   Nov 2, 1917     by: Dianne Thomas


Mr. & Mrs. Howard E. OLMSTED entertained at a family dinner on Sunday in honor of the latter's mother, Mrs. D. M. CARLILE, it being her birthday.  

Charles BROWN visited his daughter, Mrs. F. GOLDSMITH, at Clifton Springs last week.

Mrs. Elizabeth DOYLE, of Geneva, was a recent visitor of the CARLILE home.  

+  A cablegram received by C .E. ROGERS from Paris France, on Monday morning reads: "Everything all Right.  Rogers."  It does the people at home a world of good .  

+ Mr. & Mrs. Newton ROGERS, Miss Frances KORNBAU of Buffalo, and Clarence BANCROFT, motored to Dansville on Friday and returned on Saturday.

+ Miss Frances KORNBAU, of Buffalo, has been with her sister, Mrs. ROGERS.

+ Mr. & Mrs. Mahlon SANFORD and Mr. & Mrs. G. E. HASKELL, spent Sunday with Mr. & Mrs.. William BARNUM.

+ Miss Minnie PENOYER had as guests recently, Miss Helen HALL of Pittsford and William GOWEY, of Rochester. 


+ Miss Alice M. PALMER passed away yesterday morning at Memorial hospital.  She leaves four sisters, Misses Mary M., Frances A., Evelene H. of Canandaigua and Mrs. Charles H. WESTCOTT, of Seneca Falls; two nieces and two nephews, James P. RUDD of Seattle, Wash., Mrs. Robert F. THOMPSON of Canandaigua, Miss Alice R. WESTCOTT and Phillip R. WESTCOTT of Seneca Falls.  The funeral services will be held at the residence, 72 Gibson street, tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock.  Rev. Livingston L. TAYLOR will officiate.  Interment will be in West avenue. 


+ The death of Winifred Morris MC CARTHY, aged 35 years, occurred at Rochester on Sunday.  She leaves her husband, John and an infant son, her mother, Mrs. Helen MORRIS of County Galway, Ireland, a sister, Miss Margaret MORRIS of Rochester, and two brothers, Martin MORRIS of Mertensia and Thomas MORRIS of West Bridgewater, Pa.  The funeral services were held at St. Mary's church on Tuesday.  Interment was at Calvary cemetery.  


+ The death of Mrs. Esther D. ANDREWS, aged 83 years, occurred at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George KOTTEKER, near Chapin on Monday.  There survive, one daughter, Mrs. KOTTEKER; two sons, Arthur ANDREWS of Canandaigua and Lewis ANDREWS of San Francisco, Cal., and four grandchildren.  The funeral services were held on Wednesday, and interment was in Chapman cemetery.  


+ The death of Mrs. Jessica Lydia Evans PADDOCK, aged 49 years, occurred at the Memorial hospital, on Sunday morning.  Burial was at Italy Hill cemetery. 

Democrat & Chronicle,  Rochester, Monroe, NY   Thurs      Nov 22, 1917         by: GSubyak@aol.com  


Canandaigua  -  Nov. 21 - A flag is displayed by the local camp of Woodmen of the World, showing ten of its members are in war service. The woodmen are the first fraternal organization of this city to throw such a flag to the breeze. Those who are represented by the stars on the flag are: Leonard J. McNAMARA, now in France; Clyde FREDERICK, Almon GOFF, John A. HUDSON, John DUFFY, Samuel PHILLIPS, Ray BOWERMON, Chester EDWARDS, James SIMPSON and Earl MARTIN.

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