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ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL     January 23, 1920    Pg 5, col  3    by: Ron Hanley

 BORN - SPRENTALL -  At  Canandaigua  January 16, 1920, to Harry and Marguerite Engert Sprentall, Buffalo St., a son.

ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  January 23, 1920    Pg 5, col  3
Cards  of  Thanks
We wish to express sincere gratitude and appreciation for the many acts of kindness extended during our recent bereavement in the death of a husband and brother, George H. Child, of South Bristol. We also thank the Bristol Springs Grange for its beautiful wreath of flowers, also for other flowers received.
Alice  M.  Child,   Mr. and Mrs. Charles Child,  Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Child

ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday February 20, 1920   Pg 5, col  3        by: Ron Hanley
Totman at Bristol Center, February 17, 1920, Levi Totman, aged 77 years.


same page   COL  6
TOTMAN - The funeral services of Levi W. Totman, who died on Tuesday will be held from his late home at Bristol Center, this morning at
11:30, Rev. W. E. Searles of Canandaigua officiating. He had been in poor health for some time and died of general debility after an attack
of the grip. He was a son of Ward and Irene Joyner Totman, was born in Bristol April 7, 1842.
 He was educated at East Bloomfield Academy. In 1862 he enlisted in Co. K. first NY Mounted Rifles, and served until June 1865. He belonged to the G. A. R. and was an active and enthusiastic member. He married three times, his first wife being Zilphia M. Moore of East Watertown, Jefferson County, by whom he had the following children, Inez M. deceased, Morris H. deceased, Mrs. Benjamin Case of Bristol Center, Florence L. of NY City, Mrs. Grace Corser of West Lake Road, Canandaigua, and Joel W. Totman of Canandaigua. She died in February 1883.
Later he married Julia Woodworth of East Watertown, Jefferson Co., by whom he had two children, Ruth and Oscar, who died in infancy. She died in November 1904.
In 1906 he married Mary Love of Rochester, who survives him. He is also survived by two sisters, Mrs. P.P. Bliss of Bristol, and Mrs.
Sophia Luther of California, also 6 grandchildren. He was a farmer and lived on the Ward Totman farm North of Bristol Center until the last two years when he moved into the Methodist Parsonage at Bristol Center.

Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY    Friday,   March 19, 1920      by: Dianne Thomas


+ BATES - Mrs. Helen M. BATES, wife of Frank BATES, occurred at her home on Park street on Friday, following a long illness. She leaves besides her husband, one daughter, Miss Helen W. BATES and one son, Frank B. BATES of Canandaigua; on sister, Mrs. O. J. MASON of Farmington and three brothers, Lynn B. BRACE of Hornell; William BRACE of Churchville and Arthur C. BRACE of Chicago, Ill.  Rev. Herbert L. GAYLORD officiated at the funeral services held at the home on Monday.  Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery.  


+ BRISCOE - The funeral services for Henry BRISCOE, who died on Friday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. William D. POWERS, Howell street, were held on Monday morning from St. Mary's church.  He was born at Trenton, Ontario, 76 years ago.  He had been a faithful and valued employee of the New York Central Railroad company for 52 years, and for about the same length of time, had been a resident of Canandaigua.  Failing health caused his retirement about six years ago.  The survivors are his wife, Ellen Henry BRISCOE, a daughter, Mrs. POWERS; a sister, Mrs. Margaret MC MAHON, of Rochester; and two brothers, Robert and John BRISCOE of Canandaigua.  Bearers were John J. COSTELLO, Michael D. DUGAN, John E. MURPHY, Charles EIGHMY, John H. KELLY and Timothy W. LYNCH.  Interment was in Calvary cemetery.  


+ KIPP - Funeral services for Abram KIPP, a former resident of Hopewell, whose death occurred on Monday, were held at his late home at Buffalo, yesterday.  He leaves a widow and two sons; two sisters, Mrs. Jason B. GATES of Canandaigua, and Mrs. H. E. LONG of Buffalo; a brother, Edwin E. KIPP of Reed Corners.  Interment was in Buffalo. 



SAWDEY - MC INTOSH - The marriage of Ora V. SAWDEY, Beeman street, Canandaigua, and Miss Maude MC INTOSH of Ballston Spa, took place at Syracuse of March 6th, Rev. Albert B. SEARS performed the ceremony.  The couple will reside in Canandaigua.  

WHITNEY - KNAPP - The marriage of Burritt J. WHITNEY and Miss Mary S. KNAPP, both of Seneca town, took place at the Methodist parsonage on Tuesday, Rev. Stephen S. PRATT performed the ceremony.  

PESTELL - BIRX - Howard PESTELL of Holcomb, and Miss Maude J. BIRX, of East Bloomfield, were married at the home of the officiating clergyman, Rev. Stephen S. PRATT on Monday evening.  They will reside in Holcomb.  


Town news items:

+ Miss Catherine BURKE, Gorham street, and Miss Alice DONAHUE, Wood street, have taken clerical positions with the McCurdy Co., Rochester.  Miss Elsie BRENDT, Gorham street, has taken a position with the Sibley, Lindsay, Curr Co., at Rochester.  

+ Miss Mary WALSH, who is employed at the Tracey grocery store, has resigned to take a position at the Kinsella store. 

+ Mr. & Mrs. John COLLINS of Clover Leaf Farm, have been entertaining their nephew and niece, Mr. & Mrs. Maurice CLEMENT, and daughter, Helen of Bristol Center.

+ Miss Doris RIDENOUR, Gibson street, and Miss Irla KLOCK Gorham street, have taken positions in the Lisk office.  

+ Misses Marie, Alma and Corinne MC INTYRE, William MC INTYRE and their aunt, Mrs. Kate CUNNINGHAM, formerly of Canandaigua, are planning to remove from Rochester, to Yuma, Ariz., next month.  

+ Mr. & Mrs. Andrew ARMSTRONG, parents of Dr. Alfred W. ARMSTRONG, Main street north, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, at the home of their son, Henry P. ARMSTRONG, at Pulteney.  

+ Mr. & Mrs. W. H. WELCH, Gibson street, have announced the engagement of their youngest daughter, Miss Irene WELCH to James KEILY, son of Mr. & Mrs. James KEILY, Hubbell street.

+ Miss Ruth FEAREY, Dr. Henry C. BURGESS, Addison P. WILBUR, Dr. & Mrs. George D. WOOD, Mrs. Oscar B. JOHNSON, James D. PARKS, L. L. LEE, John C. SCOTT, Merton H. PACKARD, William H. TOWNSEND,, Miss Caroline V. BOOTH, and Perry R PIERCE, comprise the committee to arrange for the illustrated lecture by Herbert K. JOB on Friday evening, April 9, in the Presbyterian church.

+ Mrs. Jessie Winters SCHMIDT, of Utica, formerly of Canandaigua, expects to sail from San Francisco on April 1 to Japan, where she will visit her son, Leigh WINTERS.  

    ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL      Fri. April 16, 1920    Pg 5, col 4            by: M. Kelly [died 2009]

COLE -  Mrs. Joanna Cole, aged 71 years, passed away at her home on Bristol Street, on Sunday following a long illness.  She leaves one son, Herbert Cole, of Hopewell, one daughter, Mrs. Curtis Burd, of Academy, one brother, George C. Goldsmith, of Rochester, and one sister, Mrs. Eliza Burd of Academy.  Rev. Livingston L. Taylor officiated at the funeral services on Tuesday. Interment in Woodlawn.  (Her body was interred 1920 Canandaigua, New York, Woodlawn Cemetery. Section 11. Buried next to her son, Herbert S. Cole)

ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL {died June 17, 1913}   June  1913
 COLE The death of Franklin Cole, aged 75 years, occurred at his home on Saltonstall Street on Monday night.
Besides his wife he leaves one son, Herbert Cole of Hopewell, and a daughter, Mrs. Mattie Bird of Academy.  Rev. DeWitt S. Hooker officiated at the funeral services on Wednesday.  Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY    Friday,   April 23, 1920      by: Dianne Thomas

+ On April 17th, Herman L. RUDOLPH and Ruth M. REICHARD were married at the Congregational parsonage by Rev. H. Clay SEARLES.  Their wedding trip includes Boston, New York and Washington D.C., on their way to their new home in West Virginia.

+ Paul REVEER has a fine roadster.

+ Mr. & Mrs. Charles BRUNDAGE, of Hopewell, called on Mrs. Madge SIMMONS on Monday.

+ Mrs. L. D. MC PHERSON, of Centerfield, spent Monday with her mother, Mrs. Will MURRAY.  

+ Joel TOTMAN of Canandaigua and N. H. CASE were guests at Sunday dinner of Dr. & Mrs. B. T. MC DOWELL

+ Elmer LUCAS and Mr. & Mrs. Carlton CURTIS, of Cheshire, were Sunday callers at the home of A. Z. HUNN

+ Mr. & Mrs. Henry DUNHAM and Harold DUNHAM spent Sunday with Mr. & Mrs. George CASE.  

+ Mr. & Mrs. L. E. CLEMENT spent Saturday at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Henry TRIMM in South Bloomfield.

+ Misses Julia ADAMS and Mabel EDMUNDS, of Rochester, and Mabel EATON of Pittsford, were Sunday guests of Mrs. B. F. PORTER.  Miss EATON remained for an extended visit.  

+ Miss Glenna BEACH of Canandaigua, spent the weekend with her mother, Mrs. Steven BEACH.  

+ Mr. & Mrs. Leon PIERCE and son, Francis, of Naples, spent Sunday with his parents. 

+ Mr. & Mrs. E. R. RIGNEY visited her sister in Rochester on Sunday.  Her mother, Mrs. Margaret MC INNERNEY, returned with them for an extended stay.  

+ Mr. & Mrs. John WORDEN of Canandaigua, spent Sunday with their daughter, Mrs. Delia HASKINS.

Democrat & Chronicle,  Rochester, Monroe, NY                 April 27, 1920                           by: GSubyak@aol.com

Canandaigua and Rochester men in Car Which Turns Turtle

Canandaigua, April 26 - M. F. HELT, a tailor of this place, and Morris ARONSON, of Rochester, 28 and 29 years of age, respectively, were injured in an accident near Flint, in the Canandaigua-Geneva turnpike, yesterday shortly before noon when a car belonging to Louis N. SHENKMAN, clothing merchant of this city, was overturned in the road. It is said that SHENKMAN lost control of the car, which skidded and turned turtle. HELT suffered a badly lacerated scalp and many bruises and ARONSON was bruised about the face quite severely, but was able to walk following the accident.  It was at first thought that HELT's skull might be fractured, but it was later ascertained that the bone was uninjured. The injured men were brought to the Thompson Memorial Hospital here by Dr. WILLIAMSON, of Gorham, and their injuries dressed by him and Dr. Harry C. BUELL, of this city. The new automobile, which SHENKMAN had purchased only a few days ago, was badly wrecked.

Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY     Friday,    April 16, 1920      by: Dianne Thomas

COLE – Mrs. Joanna COLE, aged 71 years, passed away at her home on Bristol street, on Sunday, following a long illness.  She leaves one son, Herbert COLE of Hopewell; one daughter, Mrs. Curtis BURD, of Academy; one brother, George C. GOLDSMITH, of Rochester, and one sister, Mrs. Eliza BURD, of Academy.  Rev. Livingston L. TAYLOR officiated at the funeral services.  Interment was in Woodlawn.  (died Apr 11, 1920)   

Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY     Friday,    June 4, 1920      by: Dianne Thomas

+ HENNESSY - The funeral services of Michael J. HENNESSY aged 72 years, whose death occurred at his home on Chapin street, on Saturday ,were held at St. Mary's church on Tuesday.  Deceased suffered a stroke of paralysis in the office of Dr. John H. JEWETT on May 17, from which he never rallied.  Deceased was born in Tipperary, Ireland and came to Canandaigua when a child.  He enlisted with the 15th Engineers during the Civil War and served until the close.  for many years he was proprietor of a cafe in Canandaigua, and for the last two years has been court crier.  He leaves a sister, Mary and a brother, James HENNESSY, of Canandaigua.  Interment was in Calvary cemetery.  

+ Announcement has been made of the engagement of Marguerite PURDY, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. James PURDY, Rochester road, to Gordon OUTHOUSE, Canandaigua town.  

+ In a fall from a porch at her home, Miss Katherine TOUHEY, Tillotson street, broke both bones in her wrist.  she leaned over a railing, which gave way.  Dr. H. M. SMITH dressed her injuries.  

+ On Friday afternoon, the Supreme Court jury acquitted Angelo OROFINO, who had been on trail on an indictment charging murder.  The case was given to the jury late Thursday afternoon.  


+ The death of Joel PAGE, aged 76 years, occurred at the home of his daughter, Mrs. William B. HENSON at Washington, on Sunday.  He was a native of Ontario county.  The interment will be at Seneca Castle. 

+ The spirits told Charles WILSON to leave his wife, and he did.  Mrs. WILSON told Judge KELDAN all about it at WILSON'S trial for desertion in Detroit.  

Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY     Friday,    June 25, 1920      by: Dianne Thomas

+ STEVENS - HOPPER - The marriage of Lewis Burton STEVENS of Gorham and Miss Myra Lan___ HOPPER, Niagara street, took place in Palmyra on Saturday, Rev. TELLMAN performed the ceremony.  They will reside in Gorham. 

+ JACKSON - GREEN - The marriage of Andrew JACKSON and Miss Ernestine GREEN, daughter of Mrs. Theresa GREEN, took place at the home of the bride on Bemis street, Tuesday evening.  Rev. S. H. ____ performed the ceremony.  The couple were attended by Mr. & Mrs. Harry THOMAS.  MR. and Mrs. JACKSON will reside in Canandaigua.  

+ MURPHY - STAMPS - The marriage of Howard Thomas MURPHY, son of Mr. & Mrs. Thomas MURPHY, Hubbell street, and Miss Frances STAMPS of Rochester, took place at the rectory of Corpus Christi church, Rochester on Saturday, Rev. William HART performed the ceremony.  The bride wore a gown of white net gingham colored satin with which she wore a georgette hat of rainbow colors. Her flowers were white roses.  She was attended by Miss Alice M. ____ of Rochester, who wore peach ___ georgette with a French blue (cut off)

ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL     Friday    July 2, 1920     Front Page, col 6                 by: Ron Hanley
CLARK  -   The death of Miss Emma Clark, aged 77 years, occurred at the home of her sister, Mrs. George Rouse, Tillotson St., on Sunday.  She leaves a sister, Mrs. Rouse.  Rev. S. Stephen Pratt officiated at the funeral services on Wednesday. Interment at Woodlawn.

 Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY    Friday  July 16, 1920    by: Dianne Thomas


SULLY - The death of Mrs. Kate Clark Halliday SULLY, wife of Darrell D. SULLY, president of the Genesee Valley Trust Company at Rochester, occurred on Friday at Brigham Hall, where she had been for about five months.  Mrs. SULLY was prominent in the art circles of Rochester. 


LOHNES - The death of William Ingraham LOHNES, aged 61 years, occurred at his home on Chapin street on Monday, following a several months illness of heart trouble.  He was a well known blacksmith.  There survive, his widow and two daughters, Mrs. F. W. WARDER and Mrs. Charles A. STEELE, of Geneva and five grand children.  The funeral services were held yesterday afternoon.  Interment was in Woodlawn. 


CHURCH - The funeral services of Mrs. Mary Angeline Chalmers CHURCH, widow of E. Chapin CHURCH, whose death occurred Friday night following a long illness, were held at the home of her son, E. Raymond CHURCH, on Sunday afternoon, at 5 o'clock.  Rev. J. C. GARRETT supply pastor of the Congregational church, officiated.  Interment was at Woodlawn.  Mrs. CHURCH was born at Ottawa, Canada, January 6, 1845; but had resided in Oswego most of her girlhood.  She was a graduate of the Oswego Normal school and later taught in that institution.  Mrs. CHURCH had lived in Canandaigua all her married life and was an active member of the Congregational church until her illness. She leaves a son and daughter, E. Raymond CHURCH of Canandaigua and Mrs. Lucius WILCOX of Detroit; also a sister, Mrs. Ray T. SPENCER of Buffalo and three granddaughters, Janet CHURCH of Canandaigua; Mrs. G. F. ERICSON and Miss Dixie WILCOX of Detroit.


Personal Mentions:

+ Miss Caroline BOOTH, Park street, has accepted a position in the Canandaigua National bank.  She will assume her duties next month.  

+ Charles RIKER and family of Ridgefield, NJ, are visiting Mr. RIKER'S parents, Mr. & Mrs. Melvin RIKER, West Gibson street.

+ Miss Mary VOORHEES, of Basking Ridge NJ, is visiting her sister, Mrs. A. W. ARMSTRONG, Main street north. 

+ Mrs. Mary S. BROWN, Main street south, will visit her son, Leon C. FRANKISH at Syracuse next week.

+ Howard C. HERRINGTON, of Detroit, Mich., is visiting his parents, Mr. & Mrs. William HERRINGTON, West Gibson street.

+ Charles F. AHERNS has returned from Rochester, Minn., to his home on Main street south.  His son, Olgier AHERNS, who has been spending some time in Rochester, returned with him. 

+ Mr. & Mrs. Robert SCHWEIGER and daughter, Dorothy, of Port Jervis, are visiting Mrs. SCHWEIGER'S sister, Mrs. John J. MATTISON, Center street.

+ Mr. & Mrs. Henry H. EIGHMY will today celebrate the 60th anniversary of their marriage at their home on Pleasant street, where they will welcome calls from their friends.  

+ Dr. and Mrs. O. J. HALLENBECK, Court street, left yesterday for a trip to Montreal and Quebec.

+ Mrs. Harriet A. STERLING, Main street south, has been entertaining her sister, Miss Helen SPENCER and Frank ROOTH of Buffalo.

Mr. & Mrs. Frank WILLSON and children, Allan and Barbara, of Batavia, have been visiting Mrs. George V. WILLSON, west shore.  

+ Mrs. Jean L. BURNETT and daughters, Misses Margaret and Jean BURNETT, Main street north, are spending two weeks at Seneca Point.  

+ Stanton D. KIRKHAM and daughter, Mary, Howell street, are at their cottage at Seneca Point. 

+ Miss Marjory MARTIN has been entertaining Misses Sybil and Christina COLLINS of Batavia and Miss Virginia PLACE of Caledonia, at Monagle's.  

+ Professor and Mrs. Elon Howard EASTON and four children of Geneva, are at their bungalow near Seneca Point.  

+ Mr. & Mrs. George SPENCER and two children, Mary and Richard of Toledo, Oh., and Mr. & Mrs. George A. BRIDGMAN and children, Ruth and Charles, of Rochester, will take possession of "Lone Hickory", tomorrow, for two weeks.

ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL       Friday      August 30, 1920       Pg 4, col  2          by: Ron Hanley   

Edward J. Barry, aged 77 years, passed away at his home on Chapin Street on Saturday night following an illness of two weeks.

Deceased was born in Palmyra, April 25, 1852, and had been a carpenter in this vicinity for many years. He leaves three daughters, Mrs. John J. Long and Mrs. Joseph Brown, Canandaigua, Mrs. Frank Kirkmire, Rochester, five sons, Walter, Elmer, George, of Canandaigua, Fred, of Rochester, and Gordon, of New York City, one brother, Patrick Barry, of Canandaigua, and one sister, Mrs. H. Ball, of New Jersey. Funeral services were held on Wednesday at St. Mary's church with interment in Calvary cemetery.

Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY     Friday        October 1920          by: Dianne Thomas

VECCHI – The funeral services of Mrs. Carolina Barreca VECCHI, wife of Sesto VECCHI, whose death occurred on Thursday night of last week, at her home on Phoenix street, were held at St. Mary’s church on Monday morning.  Carolina BARRECCA was born at Buffalo, Feb 6, 1895, a daughter of Joseph and the late Felicia Jerries BARRECCA, formerly of Italy; since childhood she had resided with her sister in Canandaigua, where she was highly regarded.  She had a pleasant word for all and was ever faithful to all the duties that devolved upon her.  Her keenness made her services invaluable as interpreter for the census taken during the war.  On Sunday, June 29, 1919, she was married to Sesto VECCHI, who with an infant daughter, Mary, survives her.  She also leaves her father, Joseph BARRECCA of Fredonia, and three sisters and a brother, Mrs. Angeline PANZARELLA and Josephine BARRECCA of Canandaigua; Mrs. Jennie BATTAGLIA of Buffalo, and Leonard BARRECA of Brocton.  Interment was at Calvary cemetery. 

ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL       November 12, 1920      Front Pg, col  3            by: Ron Hanley           

COOLEY  -  Augustine S. Cooley, a highly respected resident and well known hardware merchant, passed away at his home on Gibson Street early Tuesday morning. He had been in failing health for some time, but had been able to make daily trips to his store until recently.  Mr. Cooley was the only son of James S. and Mary Sackett Cooley, and was born in Canandaigua on July 14, 1856. He received his education at the Canandaigua Academy, after which he engaged in the hardware business. In 1877 he entered partnership with his father, continuing the business under the firm name of A. S. and A. E Cooley, after the death of his father in 1889.
At the time of the organization of the Canandaigua Street Railway Company in 1888, Mr. Cooley was among the first to agitate the subject and to organize the company. He held the position of treasurer and president of the company, and was a director from the time of its formation. He was secretary of the Ontario County Agricultural Society in 1882 and 1883.  Mr. Cooley had been a member of the Congregational church since 1872, and as long as his health permitted was a regular attendant. He was well known in the community for his modesty, integrity and honesty of purpose.  He leaves his widow, Harriet Reed Cooley, one daughter, Mrs. Lura Cooley Osborne, of Portland, Oregon, one son, Dr. J. A. Cooley, of Brooklyn, and one sister, Miss Harriet Cooley, of Canandaigua. Rev. Livingston L. Taylor officiated at the funeral services yesterday afternoon. Interment was in Woodlawn. 


Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY     Friday        December 3,  1920          by: Dianne Thomas

+  The GALPIN house, Main street north, has been purchased by F. H. STIGGINGS, West Lake road, who will take possession in the spring. 

WELCH - James P. WELCH, aged 47 years, passed away at his home on Gorham (cut off)

MONTO - The death of Mrs. Philip MONTO, formerly of Canandaigua, occurred at her home in Poughkeepsie on Thursday morning of last week.  There survives her husband and three sons, Clifford, Joseph and Philip

JARVIS - Rev. Edward JARVIS, aged 72 years, formerly pastor of the Methodist church at Manchester, passed away at Rose, last week.  He was one of the three oldest ministers of the Central New York conference and had been in service 47 years. 

BROWN - The funeral service of William J. BROWN, aged 35 years of Canandaigua, whose body was found in the Susquehanna river near Harrisburg last Thursday, were held at Woodlawn chapel on Saturday.  Rev. Livingston L. TAYLOR officiated.  Interment was made in Woodlawn.

ROBERTSON - The funeral services of Miss Jane E. ROBERTSON, aged 65 years whose death occurred at Willard on Tuesday, were held at Woodlawn chapel yesterday.  Rev. Livingston L. TAYLOR officiated.  There survive two sisters and one brother, Mrs. Mary C. STANNARD of Buffalo and Mrs. Martha S. ELLIS and Charles F. ROBERTSON of Canandaigua.  Interment was made in Woodlawn. 

ORR - Miss Sarah ORR, aged 84 years, passed away at her home on the New Michigan road on Wednesday, following a long illness.  She leaves one sister, Mrs. William MC GOWAN of Canandaigua town.  The funeral services will be held at Woodlawn chapel this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.  Rev. L. L. TAYLOR will officiate.  Interment will be in Woodlawn.

MARAFIOTI - The funeral services of Dominic MARAFIOTI, aged 45 years, whose death occurred at Memorial hospital on Wednesday, will be held at St. Mary's church this morning at 9:30 o'clock.  He had been confined at the institution for 10 months.  He leaves his widow, one daughter and five sons, all of Canandaigua.  Interment will be made in Calvary cemetery. 

SUTHERLAND - Cassius C. SUTHERLAND, aged 75 years, passed away at his home on the Geneva turnpike on Tuesday, following a long illness.  He was the son of Reuben J. and Emma Lincoln SUTHERLAND and was born on Dec 27, 1845.  In May 1867, he married Miss Harriet M. SMITH of Seneca Falls, who died in 1886.  Mr. SUTHERLAND had been a member of the local Presbyterian church for more than 50 years.  He leaves two daughters, Mrs. W. C. RIKER of Canandaigua town and Mrs. Fred W. HOLLIS of Hopewell; also three grandchildren, Robert and Jean RIKER and Frederick S. HOLLIS.  Rev. O. Clarence BAKER officiates at the funeral services yesterday afternoon.  Interment was made in West Avenue cemetery.



 The Herald, Fairport, NY                   Wednesday            December 8, 1920                       by:  Dianne Thomas 

Mrs. Nellie Gillette, widow of William H. Gillett and formerly of Victor, died at her sister's home near Syracuse, on Wednesday. December 1st, after a brief illness of heart trouble.

Since the death of her husband, about two years ago. Mrs. Gillett has resided with her two sons on a farm near Syracuse.  Her sister lived just across the road and she had gone to her sister's home for a visit when she was stricken with her last illness. 

Mrs. Gillette was twice married, her first husband being a Mr. Wood.  

She is survived by her sons, Homer and Bliss Wood, by a stepson and stepdaughter, Frank Gillette, of Victor, and Mrs. May Dailey, of Macedon, by two brothers and her sister.  She was 56 years of age. 

The remains were brought to the home of her brother, Walter Kingsley, where funeral services were held at 2 o'clock on Friday afternoon, Rev. J. W. Allatt officiating. Interment was made in Boughton Hill cemetery. 

Penn Yan Democrat,   Friday      December 17, 1920         by:  Dianne Thomas 

MRS. ANNA E. CASTLE - Mrs. Anna E. CASTLE, widow of Charles D. CASTLE, died Thursday, December 2nd, at the home of her daughter in Rochester, aged 83 years.  Mrs. CASTLE resided in Rushville about sixty years ago, coming here from Gloversville, a bride to the house built for her by Mr. CASTLE, now occupied by Wilson J. and Miss Helen JONES.  Mr. CASTLE conducted a dry goods store, where the Voorhees hardware store now stands. The family moved then to Rochester and later to Seneca Point on Canandaigua lake, where Mr. CASTLE conducted a hotel for many years, and where his death occurred about 20 years ago. Since Mr. CASTLE'S death, Mrs. CASTLE has spent 13 consecutive summers in Rushville with her niece, Miss S. C. POMROY, and always was very happy to return to the village of her early married life. Of her family of 8 children and 3 step-children, only three are living, Charles D. CASTLE, and Mrs. George BURLING, of Rochester, and Frank W. CASTLE of Canandaigua. Burial in Canandaigua.   Rushville Chronicle.

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