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Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY     Friday     January 28, 1921      by:  Dianne Thomas

+ Surrogate's records this week are: Stella Baker WOODBURY, executor of the estates of Malcolm S. WOODBURY, Clifton Springs; Mary E. HAWKINS, executor of the estate of Edward H. HAWKINS, Canandaigua; Charles N. MOSY and Wallace G. MEANS, executors of the estate of Aaron J. MOSY, Seneca; Margaret E. TURNBULL and Howard TURNBULL, administrators of the $6,000 estates of William R. TURNBULL, Seneca; Ida B. SHEPERD, administrator of the $3,600 estate of Isaac BURGESS, Phelps; George H. EIGHMY, administrator of the $100 estate of William EIGHMY, Phelps; Lewis B. SMITH, administrator of the $2,000 estate of Daniel G. SMITH, Hopewell.  

+ Frank ADAMS spent a few days last week with his daughter, Miss Clara ADAMS at Buffalo.

+ Mrs. Alice LEIGHTON of Rochester, was a recent guest at the home of her brother, Walter B. ANDREWS.  

+ Mr. & Mrs. Oscar WHEELER received a long letter from their daughter, Miss Cornelia, who is spending several months with her uncle in Florida.  Miss WHEELER writes that she is enjoying the climate and fruits of the state, very much.  

+ John WRIGHT is spending some time with his daughter Mrs. FARNHAM at Rochester. 

+ Mrs. Frank PAGE of Canandaigua, mother of Charles PAGE, fell recently and had the misfortune to break a hip. 

+ Mrs. Mary MASON is a guest of her daughter, Mrs. ROBERTS of Utica.  

+ Mrs. Erritt DECK entertained her brother, Myron SNYDER of Batavia, last week. 

+ Miss Clara WOOLSTON visited her parents, Mr. & Mrs. George WOOLSTON, last week. 

+ Will POWERS Jr., spent the weekend with his uncle, Thomas POWERS, at West Bloomfield.  

+ Alfred FALES was a recent guest of his mother, Mrs. Addie FALES at the home of his uncle, Frank A. JONES.

+ Mr. & Mrs. Howard GREEN of Victor, were Sunday guests of the latter's parents, Mr. & Mrs. Frank FORSYTH.  

ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL      Friday     April 15, 1921     Front Page, col  2          by:  Ron Hanley  



George Ellis, of Chicago, Illinois, has been visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James A. Ellis, West Gibson Street.


Mrs. J. A. Hawley, Center Street, returned on Monday from Wolcott, where she was called by the death of her brother, Jerry I. Knapp, a former resident of Canandaigua. She was accompanied by Mrs. E. Knapp and James Knapp, of this city.


Mrs. Royal R. Scott, of Southern Pines, N. C., is a guest of Mrs. Horace W. Fitch, Howell Street. 

ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL        Fri.        June 3, 1921        Page 8, col 2          by:  Ron Hanley    
 The marriage of Leo Hamilton Breen, son of Cornelius J. Breen, Washington Street, and Miss Helen Cotter Hill, took place on Wednesday morning at 8 o'clock at St. Mary's Church. Rev. Michael B. Groden performed the ceremony.  The bride wore a gown of gray Georgette with a large black hat, and carried a shower bouquet of roses. She was attended by her sister, Miss Marguerite Hill. Groom was attended by brother, Jeremiah Breen. Bride's father was Alfred C. Hill, Center Street.
THE VICTOR HERALD       Friday       June 3, 1921 Pg 8, col 2
 WEDDING BELLS    Breen - Hill 
At St. Mary's church in Canandaigua, Wednesday morning, June 1st, at 8 o'clock, was solemnized the marriage of Miss Helen Cotter Hill, daughter of Alfred C. Hill, to Leo Hamilton Breen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Breen. Rev M. B. Groden performed the ceremony in the presence of a large gathering of relatives and friends.  The bride wore a gown of grey georgette with black hat and carried a shower bouquet of bride roses. She was attended by her sister, Miss Margueritte Hill, who wore blue taffeta with hat to match. The groom was attended by his brother, Jeremiah Breen of Canandaigua. Miss Kathryn Farrell played the wedding marches.  Following the church service a reception was held at the home of the bride. Decorations there carried out a color scheme of yellow and white. 
Mr. and Mrs. Breen left Wednesday afternoon for Toronto. From there they will go to Philadelphia, where the groom is to report for duty as quartermaster sergeant in the Marine Corps on June 18th. They expect to reside at Paris Island, S. C.   The bride is well known in Victor having been employed in the office of the Locke Insulator Mfg. Co.

ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES    Friday      July 1, 1921      Front  Page          by:  Ron Hanley 
Includes 18 Acres on Canandaigua Lake   Will Be Used as Summer Vacation Place
The Millspaugh property known as "The Elms", has been purchased by Miss Emily G. Willys, Main Street north, who is having it thoroughly remodeled with the latest lakeside improvements and conveniences, including electricity, bath and enclosed sleeping porches. A Willys light is being installed.  The property consists of 18 acres and is beautifully situated in the valley on the east shore of Canandaigua lake, overlooking Whaleback and Bare Hills, two of the most picturesque hills in the Finger Lakes region.
Miss Willys leased the property last season and turned it into a resort for persons who would appreciate the beauty in its location and the advantages for a real vacation. "Villa M-Lee", as it is now called, was patronized last season by guests representing many states in the union, and several have signified their intention to return this season. 
The large house was originally built for a sanitarium owing to its healthful waster resources. It affords ample porch room overlooking the lake and the Bristol Hills on the opposite shore. The grounds are attractive with rambler roses and other flowers in season. An arbor near the large iron gateway is especially attractive at this season with its wealth of honeysuckle. The tall elms, from which the place originally derived its name, and the large willows are an imposing sight.  The purchase also includes 50 fruit trees, an excellent garden and a large productive vineyard, in the latter of which is a house, which is being remodeled to provide accommodations for the corps of assistants. It is termed "Grape Lodge" by Miss Willys' guests.

The Monroe County Mail Thursday       Thursday        February 23, 1922                        by:  Dianne Thomas

John A. Woolston, aged 84 years, died at his home in the town of Victor, on Saturday last, Feb. 18, 1922.  He is survived by a son, Dr. William F. Woolston, of Victor; two brothers, William J. Woolston of Perinton, and Daniel D. Woolston of Pittsford, and six grandchildren. 

Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at his late residence on the Mendon-Victor road. Interment was in the Boughton Hill cemetery.



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Rochester Democrat & Chronicle    Saturday         March 4, 1922                by:  Dianne Thomas

Western New York Deaths -  

Mrs.  Harriet L. SCANDLING - Canandaigua, March 3 - The death of Mrs. Henrietta Latting SCANDLING occurred at the Thompson Memorial Hospital yesterday afternoon, from pneumonia. Mrs. SCANDLING was 86 years old and had been a lifetime resident of Ontario county.  She is survived by several nephews and nieces.  The funeral is to be held from the home in Chapin on Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock with Rev. George F.  FINLEY officiating .  Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery

Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY    Friday,   Aug 11, 1922          by:  Dianne Thomas    

+  SQUIER - The death of Mrs. Angeline Tilton SQUIER occurred at the home of her son, William F. SQUIER, East Lake road on Sunday evening.  She was born in Bristol on July 14, 1840 and was married to Seba SQUIER on January 12, 1865.  He died in July 1917She leaves two sons, Alfred SQUIER of Ovid, Mich., and William SQUIER of Canandaigua, also nine grandchildren.  Funeral services were held at the home of her son on the East Lake road on Wednesday afternoon.  Rev. S. D. WILCOX, a former pastor of the Wesleyan Methodist church, assisted by Rev. Clara MC LEISTER, officiated.  Interment was in Woodlawn.  

Miss Antoinette P. GRANGER, Main street north, is spending the month at ___ Island, Maine.

Miss Elizabeth GRAHAM of Fair ___en, Mass., is visiting her father, Charles E. GRAHAM at The Canandaigua.  

Miss Katherine HICKS returned to Washington on Monday evening after spending some time with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John H. HICKS, Main street north.  

Rev. and Mrs. Earl F. HOOSE and __ children of Shanghi, China, are spending a furlong in this ___nity have been visiting Canandaigua friends.  Mr. HOOSE will speak at the Methodist church and Sunday school on Sunday. 

Misses Carolyn and Eleanor WEISBECK, park avenue, have returned from a 4 weeks vacation trip.  

Miss Catherine E. WELCH, Gibson street, will leave Sunday evening to spend 2 weeks with her uncle and aunt, Dr. and Mrs. W. E. SYLVESTER, Amityville, L.I.

Mr. and Mrs. Luther N. RICE, part avenue are visiting in Cleveland. 

Miss Marjorie MATTISON, Center street, has been engaged to teach Latin and German in the Milwaukee __ner seminary at Milwaukee, Wis., the coming school year. 

Misses Doris RIDENOUR and Olive ___KOE will attend a shower in Rochester tomorrow for Miss Irene VAN RIPER of that city.  Miss VAN RIPER'S marriage to Walter TAYLOR of Rochester, will take place this fall.

Miss Bernice JOHNSON, Park avenue, returned on Saturday from a visit with relatives in Geneva.  

George HAWKES of Cook's Point, has a new motor boat.

Miss Meda DAVIS, east shore, entertained at a variety shower Friday evening for Miss Pauline ODELL, park avenue. 

Miss Helen DAVIDSON, of Philadelphia, Pa., is visiting Mr. and Mrs. James DAVIDSON and Mrs. Alexander DAVIDSON, west shore.  

Misses Harriet and Elnora ARMSTRONG, Park street, will be weekend guests of Mrs. Thomas JOHNSON at Clear View, east shore.  

Mr. and Mrs. Fred GROVER and daughter, Frances, who had been spending 3 weeks at Devonshire, west shore, have returned to their home in Rochester. 

Mr. and Mrs. Weldon KERSHAW and son, John and daughter, Elizabeth, of Charlotte street, are at Pine Bank for 2 weeks.  They have as guests, Mr. and Mrs. John OLSCHEWSKE and Miss Louise OILSCHEWSKE of Scotland road and George STEMPLE.

+  About 50 summer residents around Seneca Point gave Mrs. Elihu MORSE a surprise kitchen shower at her cottage, last Friday afternoon.  Mrs. MORSE received many gifts of utensils for the new kitchen recently added to the "Stone House" and refreshments were served.  

Miss Ruth CANFIELD entertained for her guest, Miss Charlotte BITTINER, of Yonkers, at the Canfield cottage, east shore, on Wednesday evening.  

Mr. and Mrs. William G. WOOLFOLK of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. H. L. CRITTENDEN, of Rochester with their children, are guests for the month of August, of Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. WARD, at the Grange, west shore. 

Miss Sara N. LEE, Fort Hill avenue, has been spending a few days with Mrs. John A. JOHNSON, Kenwood, west shore. 

Democrat & Chronicle,   Rochester, Monroe, NY     Thursday    Sept 1, 1921                by: GSubyak@aol.com

Canandaigua, Aug. 31 - The marriage of Miss Inez M. BENHAM, daughter of George A. BENHAM, and Chester A. HALL occurred at St. John's Episcopal Church last Saturday at 4:30 o'clock. Rev. Herbert L. GAYLORD, rector of that church, 
performed the ceremony. The bride wore a suit of Harding blue baronet satin and a hat of black velvet. She carried a bouquet of bride roses. The bridesmaid was  Miss Viola HALL, of Rochester, sister of the groom, who wore black satin with a  green hat and she carried pink roses. The best man was Harold A. BENHAM, of  Rochester, brother of the bride. Mr. and Mrs. HALL left for a boat trip to  Cleveland, and after their return will reside at No. 38 Garden street. The groom  is in charge of the employment bureau at the plant of the Lisk Manufacturing  Company.

Canandaigua, Aug. 31 - The marriage of Miss Ruth Marion PERRIN, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. PERRIN, of the west lake shore road, and Harry WINTERS, of Darlington, England, occurred at the Methodist Episcopal parsonage here last Saturday evening at 7:30 o'clock. Rev. Stephen S. PRATT performed the ceremony.  Mr. and Mrs. WINTERS will reside with the bride's parents.

Unknown Paper   1922  by:  Ron Hanley  
Probably in a local newspaper in 1922, since his obituary mentioned he was three years retired)

Patrick Buckley of this city, who was retired by the Pennsylvania railroad on a pension June 1, was tendered a farewell banquet at Elmira Saturday afternoon by the maintenance of way department of the Elmira division.
Mr. Buckley was presented a traveling bag. He expects to spend the summer with his daughter, Mrs. Alfred Clancy at Charlotte.
 Mr. Buckley had 49 years and two months of continuous service, with not a black mark against him in that long period. His title at
retirement was Canandaigua yard foreman. He first joined the Pennsylvania forces as a laborer on the Bellona section on April 1, 1872.
He was made foreman of a section near Horseheads on September 1, 1875. On September 1, 1880, he was transferred to a Himrods section and on September 1, 1884, came to Canandaigua as foreman. For nine years he here and section foreman of the division. Buckley is 69 years old and retires on a comfortable pension.
 Employees of the supervisors' office here and section foreman of the division were at the dinner for Mr. Buckley.

Unknown Paper   1925                                             by:  Ron Hanley 

BUCKLEY DIES AT CHARLOTTE -  Funeral of former Alderman to be held here Thursday

Patrick Buckley aged 73 years, died Monday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Alfred Clancy, at Charlotte, after a week's illness.   Mr. Buckley was born in Ireland coming to this country at the age of 16.
He is a retired employee of Pennsylvania railroad having served 49 year and 6 months, of continuous service at time of retirement three years ago. He acted as track foreman and assistant supervisor of the Elmira Canandaigua division.
Mr. Buckley had resided here for over 40 years, and was among the first aldermen of this city, serving two terms from the second ward.
He leaves three daughters, Mrs. J. Shannon, of Elmira, Mrs. Alfred Clancy of Charlotte, Mrs. E. H. Joyce of this city, one brother, Michael Buckley of Benton, and 13 grandchildren.
The remains were brought to the home of his daughter, Mrs. Joyce, Gorham Street, from where the funeral will be held Thursday morning, and at St. Mary's church at 9 o'clock. Interment will be in Calvary cemetery.
Patrick  Buckley -   Funeral services were held for Patrick Buckley this morning at 9 o'clock from St. Mary's church, with Rev. Joseph Guilfoil, celebrant, Rev. William H. Darcy, deacon, and Rev. John J. Ganey, of Shortsville, sub-deacon.
Interment was made in Calvary Cemetery, Railroad section foreman, friends of Mr. Buckley, who acted as bearers were, Lawrence Shannon, Canandaigua, Frank Shannon, Hall, John Laughlin, Bellona, Frank Thompson, Stanley, John Powers, Penn Yan, John Fitzgerald, Horseheads.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Saturday  March 18, 1922    by:  Ron Hanley 
CHAPIN -   Mrs. Belle Hathaway and Mrs. Emerson VanGelder from Wilmington, Del., a sister and brother of G. B. VanGelder are spending this week in this section with relatives, called here by the death of Mrs. George VanGelder.
Mr. and Mrs. Murray Hathaway, of Geneva, are spending a few days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Cole. They attended the funeral
of Mrs. Hathaway's grandmother on Thursday.

Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY    Fri,    Feb 17, 1922          by:  Dianne Thomas    

+  Many descendants of Red Jacket, Cornplanter, Logan and other chiefs of the Six Nations, are registered in short courses at Cornell University, Ithaca, this year, where they are studying agriculture and home economics that they, may bring back to their people the way to better farms and happier homes. 

+  The Memorial hospital training school will graduate 10 nurses this year as follows:  Ida ESTE of Flint; Ruth CROSS of Canandaigua town; Ethel PAUL of Rochester; Louise PAYNE of Canandaigua town; Lorna WALKER of Bristol; Emma JUDD of Akron, Pa.; Mrs. Lena SIMPSON of Hall; Leah STITINIUS of Starkey; Alice WHITELOCK of St. Catharine's, Canada; and Julia SULLIVAN of Norwich.  

BREWER - OLSCHEWSKE - The marriage of Gilbert Thomas BREWER, of Geneva and Miss Ruth W. OLSCHEWSKE, took place at the Presbyterian church last evening at 6 o'clock.  Rev. E. J. KALLINA read the marriage vows before a large assemblage of invited guests. The church was decorated with a profusion of palms.

The bride wore a gown of white satin en train, trimmed with radium lace and carried a shower bouquet of bride roses and lilies of the valley. Her long tulle veil was caught with orange blossoms.  She was attended by her sister, Miss Louise O. OLSCHEWSKE, as maid of honor, who wore pink taffeta and carried pink and white roses.  The bride's maids, Miss Mildred O. OLSCHEWSKE, sister of the bride and Miss Ruth BREWER, sister of the groom, of Geneva, were similarly gowned in blue taffeta and carried sweet peas.  Wilhelmina BUCHHOLZ, Eugenia KENSHAW as flower girls and Albert BUCHHOLZ and ring bearer, wore white organdie, ribbon trimmed.  The groom was attended by his brother, Elisha BREWER, of Geneva.  The ushers were Sherman S. REED of Canandaigua; Dewey THOMAS, Ralph and Earl SERWIN of Geneva.  Miss Lulu M. CURTIS played the wedding marches on the organ.  

Following the ceremony a reception and dinner was held at the home of the bride's parent, Mr. and Mrs. John OLSCHEWSKE, Scotland Road.  Covers were laid for 150.  The bridal party were seated in the dining room, the table being decorated with the bride's cake and centered with flowers. Other guests were seated at smaller tables placed throughout the spacious rooms.  the house was decorated with cut flowers, shaded lights being used to carry out a color scheme of pink and white.  The couple will reside at Geneva.  

Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY    Fri,    Feb 24, 1922          by:  Dianne Thomas 

+  Fire destroyed a small frame house on Saltonstall street, owned by G. S. RANDALL, Bristol street, early Saturday morning.  The fire originated from lamps being used to thaw frozen water pipes.  when discovery was first made of the burning building, great anxiety was felt as to the occupant, Timothy MC CARTHY.  He was later located.  The owner of the building carried $700 insurance. 

Mrs. SIMMONS spent Wednesday with her daughter, Mrs. Victor HOPKINS in Canandaigua town.

Mr. and Mrs. George CASE spent Saturday and Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. P. W. CASE, Canandaigua town, that the two Mrs. CASE, who are twins, might celebrate their birthday together.

Miss Mary HUNN, who is spending the winter at Cheshire with her uncle, was at home last week. 

Dewey CASE and wife and Harold DUNHAM spent a part of last week with Mr. and Mrs. Seymour CASE at Rochester. 

Mr. and Mrs. Carl HOLCOMB and daughter, Lillian, and son, Leland, visited relatives in town a part of last week.  

+   Mrs. Alex HUNN spent last week with her brother, George DEUEL at Cheshire.  

Miss Helen ELDREDGE is home from the Adirondacks.  

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER   Tuesday  March 14, 1922     by:  Ron Hanley
CHAPIN   -  Mrs. George B. VanGelder   March 14
Mrs. Elizabeth Wheatley VanGelder, aged 65 years, wife of George B  VanGelder, died at her home in Canandaigua town last evening following a
long illness.
She was born in Manchester town, August 10, 1856, the daughter of William and Mary Wood Wheatley.  Besides her husband she leaves three sons and three daughters, Mrs. Herbert Cole and Charles E. VanGelder, of Hopewell, Mrs. Arthur Andrews, Mrs. William Camp, Louis and Jay VanGelder, of Canandaigua, also a brother, Richard Wheatley, of Hopewell, five half sisters and a half brother, and 24 grandchildren.
Private funeral services will be held from the home Thursday afternoon. Her sons and sons-in-law will be bearers.

   CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Thursday  April 6, 1922      by:  Ron Hanley
Horace D. Outhouse, aged 83 years, died of general debility at his home on the Seneca Point Road last night.
He was born in Canandaigua, June 14, 1838. In 1862 he married Sarah Housel, of Academy. After her death he married Isabella McJannett of Canandaigua in 1886. She died about two years ago.
Deceased leaves one daughter and five sons, Mrs. Chauncey Rogers, Charles E., Frank B., William H., Elner J. and Burton A. Outhouse, all of Canandaigua town.
Funeral services will be held from the residence Saturday at 2 P.M., Rev. E. J. Kallina of the Presbyterian church officiating. Interment will be in Academy Cemetery.

Ontario Co. Times, Canandaigua, NY      Wednesday      June 28, 1922         by:  Dianne Thomas

+  CRUSHED TO DEATH UNDER A TRACTOR -  Edgar BUGBEE, aged 60 years, of West Gibson street, was crushed to death beneath a Fordson tractor he was operating at his son's muck farm on the Centerfield road, late Wednesday afternoon.  Coroner Harry M. SMITH, who investigated, believes the man was standing behind the tractor which backed upon him.  Death was due to a compound fracture of the skull.  His entire body was crushed and scalded from the engine exhaust.  Coroner SMITH issued a verdict of accidental death.  Glenn and Clyde BUGBEE were engaged in settling celery while their father was operating the tractor in another part of the field.  They saw him standing by the side of the machine, but a few moments later he had disappeared.  Investigation showed his body beneath the tractor and he was dead when released.  Deceased leaves his wife, two sons and a daughter, Mrs. Gould HOLDRIDGE of Birdsall, NY.  Funeral services were held from the home Saturday morning, members of the Canandaigua Lodge. I.O.O.F., officiating.  The remains were taken to Cuba, NY for interment.  

+  WET GOODS SEIZED IN GENEVA CITY - From information furnished by Donavan BRUNDAGE, 19, of this city, and others, state troopers and Geneva police obtained three 20 gallon crocks, and between 75 - 80 bottles of alleged "home brew" in a raid at 39 North Exchange street, Geneva, Thursday.  No arrests were made at the time but it is understood that steps will be taken to apprehend the owner of the wet goods.  Young BRUNDAGE was arrested by Canandaigua police officers early last week on a charge of vagrancy but was liberated by Judge Leon W. VAN DEUSEN.  The officers report that BRUNDAGE admitted complicity in various escapades, including the theft of $6 from a roomer at the Imperial hotel after forcing his way into the bedroom by means of a transom.  He also told of obtaining liquor in Geneva.  

ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL     Friday     July 28, 1922      Pg 5, col 3        by:  Ron Hanley
ROCKEFELLER -  The death of Mrs. Hettie E. Rockefeller, aged 56 years, of this city, occurred at the Clifton Springs Sanitarium on Tuesday evening, following a brief illness.  She leaves two daughters and a son, Mrs. William Fennell, Miss Irene E. Rockefeller and William A. Rockefeller, and one sister, Miss Sylvia Thatcher, all of Canandaigua.  Funeral services will be held at the home on West Gibson Street this afternoon at 3 o'clock with interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY    Friday,   July 28 ,1922           by:  Dianne Thomas

LANNING  -  Thomas LANNING, aged 69 years, died suddenly of heart disease on Sunday morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John E. PURDY, on the Rochester road.  Besides his daughter, he leaves a sister and a brother, Mrs. Mary BROWN of Mendon, and William LANNING of Honeoye Falls. 

BEEMAN - The death of Mrs. Mary J. BEEMAN, aged 48 years, widow of James BEEMAN, formerly of Canandaigua, occurred at the home of her brother, James MC WILLIAMS in Hopewell on Friday.  She leaves her father, John MC WILLIAMS of Stanley; two sisters, Mrs. Sarah FALLON and Mrs. Jeremiah MURPHY of Geneva; four brothers, John and George MC WILLIAMS of Stanley; Edward MC WILLIAMS of Geneva and James MC WILLIAMS of Hopewell.  The funeral services were held at St. Mary's church on Monday with interment at Calvary cemetery.  

MC GREGOR - The death of Miss Lucy MC GREGOR, aged 27 years, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas MC GREGOR, Pleasant street, occurred at the home of her parents on Saturday evening, after a long illness.  She leaves her parents, six sisters, Mrs. Fred WICKS, Mrs. George JOHNSON, Mrs. Clair INGLIS, and Misses Georgiana and Beatrice MC GREGOR of Jamestown; one brother, Thomas ME GREGOR of this city.  Funeral services were held at St. Mary's church on Wednesday morning with interment in Calvary cemetery. 

ROPER - Following a stroke of apoplexy, occurred the death of Osborne Barnes ROPER, aged 65 years, at his home in North avenue, yesterday morning.  He is survived by his wife; a brother, John F. ROPER of Minnesota; his step mother, Mrs. John B. ROPER of Canandaigua; two step brothers and a step sister, E. E. ROPER and George E. ROPER of Manchester, and Mrs. John O'NEILL of South Bristol.  Funeral services will be held from the home tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock.  Rev. W. E. SEARLES will officiate and interment will be in Woodlawn cemetery.  

+  The home of Mrs. Edward SHOVE, Howell street, has been purchased by G. H. STRONG of Olean, who will take possession in October.  

+  The 60th annual reunion of the 126th Regiment, NYS Volunteers, will be held at Penn Yan on August 22nd.  

+  The 57th annual reunion of the 148th Regiment NYS Volunteers, will be held at Geneva, August 31st.  

+  The Francis D. WEEKS house on Howell street has been sold to Harry SMITH of New York City.  Mr. and Mrs. SMITH have been staying at The Canandaigua.  

Mrs. John PHILLIPS of Canandaigua was a weekend guest of Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. SIMMONS.  

Miss Hester WALLACE of Victor was at Charles SIMMON'S on Sunday.  

Mrs. O. F. ALVORD who has been east for the past two weeks, returned home last week. 

Mrs. John MC ILVEEN is confined to the bed with neuritis.  

Helen CLEMENT is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Henry TRIMM, at South Bloomfield.  

Mr. and Mrs. Albert JOHNSON spent Sunday with his son, Hale JOHNSON and family, who are camping at Deep Run, Canandaigua Lake. 

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Monday August 14, 1922    by:  Ron Hanley
 Coming and Going -  Mr. Milton Hanley, of the Hanley Grocery Store, is spending a week's vacation at Squaterville, West Lake Shore.

ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL    Friday    August 25, 1922    Front Page,  col  4             by:  Ron Hanley
 CARNEY -    The death of Mrs. Bridget Ryan Carney, occurred at her home in Chapin, in Saturday. She was born in Ireland 82 years ago, and in that country was married to Patrick Carney. Soon after their marriage they settled in the town of Hopewell.   
 She leaves five sons, John Carney, Clifton Springs, Thomas Carney, Chapin, William Carney, Canandaigua, Martin Carney and James Carney, Shortsville, three daughters, Mrs. Sarah Howe, Rochester, Mrs. Randall Wilkinson, Syracuse, and Mrs. Agnes Fallon, of Chapin, one brother, John Ryan, Victor, 25 grandchildren, three great grandchildren.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Friday  September 15, 1922  by: Ron Hanley

MORTUARY RECORD -   Mrs. Patrick Gleason
Mrs. Bridget M. Gleason, aged 72, wife of Patrick Gleason, of this city, died at the home of her son, John Gleason, in Gibson Street yesterday afternoon at 5 o'clock. She had been ill for some time.  Besides her husband and son, Mrs. Gleason leaves one daughter, Mrs. William R. J. Wallace, of Rochester.  Funeral services will be held from St. Mary's Church tomorrow at 9:30 with interment in Calvary Cemetery.

ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES     October 18, 1922     Pg 9, col 5           by: Ron Hanley

Mrs. Catherine Gillespie -  From St. Mary's church yesterday was held the funeral of Mrs. Catherine Gillespie, aged 85 years, who died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Jeremiah Maley, on the county house road Saturday evening. Interment was in Calvary cemetery.  Deceased leaves two daughters and two sons, Mrs. Maley, Frank and Thomas Gillespie of Canandaigua, and Mrs. James Carney of Shortsville.

ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL      Friday       October 20, 1922      Pg  8, col 2       
 DIED -  GILLESPIE  -   At Canandaigua, October 14, 1922, Mrs. Catherine Gillespie, aged 86 years, widow of Cornelius.
GILLESPIE  -  (same page) 
Funeral services for Mrs. Catherine Gillespie, aged 85 years, widow of Cornelius Gillespie, whose death occurred at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Jeremiah Maley, on the County House Road, on Saturday evening, were held at St. Mary's Church on Tuesday morning with interment in Calvary cemetery.  Mrs. Gillespie was born in Ireland, the daughter of Thomas and Ellen Barry Dower. She came to Canandaigua when she was 16 years old.  She leaves two daughters and two sons, Mrs. Maley, Mrs. James Carney, of Shortsville, Thomas and Frank J. Gillespie, of Canandaigua, also 22 grandchildren.

Ontario Co. Times, Canandaigua, NY      Wednesday    October 18, 1922           by:  Dianne Thomas

Mrs. John CORNWALL of Flint, Mich., is visiting her sister, Mrs. Frank R. BEECHER, on the west lake road.  Mrs. BEECHER entertained at dinner for her guest Thursday evening.  

Mrs. Arthur WARNER and Miss Mary JEWETT attended a luncheon of members of the Rochester branch of Vassar Alumnae Association at the Woman's City Club, Rochester, on Saturday.

Mrs. James A. Hawley of Center street has gone to Claymont, Del., to spend the winter with relatives. She was accompanied by hew niece, Miss Caroline Knapp, who will spend ten days at Claymont.

Mrs. George R. SALISBURY of Gorham street, and her niece, Miss Clare ENNIS of Newport, R.I., have been on a motor trip, which included Skaneateles, Cazenovia, Buffalo and Niagara Falls.

Mrs. Lyle D. KINNEAR had returned to Canandaigua from Boston and Deerfield, Conn.  She will accompany her parents, Dr. & Mrs. George W. MC CLELLAN when they leave for their new home in California, late in this month.  

Mr. & Mrs. J. E. MASTEN and children, Mrs. Edward S. SHOVE and Mr. Robert SPENCER and family of Rochester, have taken possession of their respective apartments in the remodeled Burrell house in Main street north.  

Miss Mary PRIEST of Bristol street has gone to Brooklyn to spend some time with Miss Hattie PATTERSON.  About November 1, she will attend the World W.C.T.U. conference and the National W.C.T.U. meeting at Philadelphia. 



Mrs. William HERRINGTON of West Gibson street has gone to Pontiac, Mich., to attend the wedding of her son, Howard C. HERRINGTON of Detroit, formerly of Canandaigua, and Miss Bessie Vera BARDMAN.  The ceremony takes place today. 


+  SHORT - CAPLE - At the  Presbyterian manse in Howell street, Sunday afternoon, took place the marriage of Miss Ruth SHORT, of Clifton Springs and Lucas S. CAPLE, son of Mr. & Mrs. Charles CAPLE of this city.  Rev. E. J. KALLINA performed the ceremony and attendants were Miss Helen HULSE of Clifton Springs and Jean LEVY of Canandaigua.  After a weeks motor trip, Mr. & Mrs. CAPLE will reside in Main street north.  


INGRAHAM - FERRAN - Miss Florence M. INGRAHAM, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. F. L. INGRAHAM of South Main street and Wilbur R. FERRAN, also of this city, were married at St. John's Episcopal rectory Monday.  Rev. H. L. GAYLORD officiating. They were attended by Miss Isabel V. BEEMAN and John R, FERRAN of Canandaigua.  They will reside in this city. 


BROKAW - HAYES - Announcement is made here of the marriage at Hornell, Monday of Miss Irene Ethel BROKAW of that  city and Gordon Allen HAYES of Canandaigua.  They will reside in Canandaigua.  




Andrew P. WILLIAMS - Andrew Parrish WILLIAMS, aged 46 years, of Pittsburgh, formerly of Canandaigua, died at Pittsburgh hospital Sunday night.  His health had not been good for some time and early last week, he became so much worse than an operation was considered necessary.  Mr. WILLIAMS was born in Canandaigua, on December 7, 1875, and was the second son of the late Edward C. and Caroline Townsend WILLIAMS.  His early life was spent in this city, but for many years he has resided in Pittsburgh, where he was connected with the American Bridge Co.  He leaves a wife and one sister, Miss Margaret B. WILLIAMS, of Short Hills, NJ.  The funeral will be held from the late residence, Brookside Farms on Thursday.

Miss Mary LAUKAMP - Funeral services were held at St Mary's church, Monday for Miss Mary LAUKAMP, (cut off) 

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Saturday November 11, 1922       by: Ron Hanley
Coming and Going - Among Canandaiguans who attended the American Legion dance in Geneva Armory last evening were: Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Woodworth, Orville Mack, Clarence and Walter Overheiser, J. R. VanDeusen, Donald Pressey, George Santangelo and Milton Hanley.

The Victor Herald, Victor, NY       Friday,     December 1922      by:  Dianne Thomas  

PIERSON - Mrs. William PIERSON of Fishers, for many years a resident of Victor township, passed away at Memorial hospital in Canandaigua on Tuesday morning, December 12th.  She had been in poor health for some time and was taken to the hospital for care about two weeks ago after suffering from a stroke of paralysis.  She is survived by one brother, and a sister.  Mrs. PIERSON was a kind hearted, Christian woman, and strove faithfully to perform the duties that fell to her and to maintain her little home even though the infirmities of age lay heavy upon her. 

ABRAHAM - John ABRAHAM died at the Memorial hospital, Canandaigua, Saturday afternoon, December 9th, aged 79 years and 9 months.  He is survived by two sons, Henry of Victor and Herman of Macedon, eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren.  The funeral was held on Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock form St. Paul's Lutheran church at Pittsford, the pastor, Rev. J. C. KRAHMER, officiating.  Interment was made in the family lot in Pittsford Village cemetery Mr. ABRAHAM was born in Germany but for 40 years a resident of Pittsford and Victor.  

BEMENT - In Charlotte, Mich., on November 22, 1922, occurred the death of John D. BEMENT.  Mr. BEMENT was bon in Gaines, NY, July 23, 1846.  In December 1871, he married Anna STUBBS and went to Michigan to reside.  His wife died in 1921.  MR. BEMENT leaves one sister, Mrs. Hellen L. ALLIS of Albion.  When a resident of Victor, Mr. BEMENT lived with his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Dewey BEMENT, in the house on church street now occupied by his sister in law, Mrs. Mary BEMENT.

 CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Monday  December 4, 1922           by: Ron Hanley

Brockelbank - Pratt

At the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Brockelbank in Howell Street Saturday at 5 o'clock, took place the marriage of their youngest daughter, Miss Margaret Isabelle Brockelbank, and Judson Hewitt Pratt, of Brooklyn.
Rev. Herbert L. Gaylord, rector of St. John's Church, performed the ceremony in the presence of 40 relatives and friends. Wedding music was
provided by Mrs. Bertha Wheaton MacFarlane, pianist, and Isaac Weisenbech, violinist.
The bride, who was attended by Miss Margaret Pratt, of Brooklyn, sister of the groom, wore white radium taffeta trimmed with silver lace.  Her tulle veil was caught with orange blossoms and she carried a shower bouquet of bride roses and lilies of the valley. Miss Pratt wore orchid tulle over metal cloth in the same shade and carried a bouquet of orchid chrysanthemums and autumn leaves.
Elliot Brockelbank, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, brother of the bride, was groomsman.
Following the ceremony supper was served , covers for 14 being laid at the bride's table, which was decorated with smilax and centered with bride's roses. Guests were served by Miss Geraldine Pierce, Florence Robinson, Martha Kipp and Marie Totman of this city.
Mr. and Mrs. Pratt left yesterday for Brooklyn, where they will reside at 26 Winthrop Street, Flatbush. Out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Pratt, of Brooklyn, parents of the groom, and William Moore, of New Haven, Conn.

Conway - Flynn

Miss Mildred  Annabelle Conway, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Conway, of South Main Street, and Daniel Francis Flynn, of Niagara Street, were married at St. Mary's Church at 8:15 this morning. Rev. William H. Darcy, rector of the church, performed the ceremony.
Attendants were Miss Ina Conway and John Flynn, both of this city, sister and brother of the bride and groom.
The bride was attired in a blue satin crepe gown with which she wore a black picture hat. Her corsage bouquet was of bride's roses. The
bridesmaid was in black panne velvet and blue picture hat and wore a corsage of pink roses.
Mr. and Mrs. Flynn left for a trip to New York, after which they will make their home with the bride's parents for the present.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Friday December 11, 1922           by: Ron Hanley
 Locals -   Mrs. R. Milton Hanley and infant daughter, Donna Lou, returned to their home in North Main Street from Memorial Hospital.

 CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Thursday  January 4, 1923      by: Ron Hanley
FOSTER -  BREEN   -  Announcement is made of the marriage of Miss Lucilla Foster of Washington, and Jeremiah H. Breen, son of Cornelius Breen of Washington Street, which took place in Washington on New Year's Day.
Mr. Breen, who is a member of the United States Marine Corps is stationed in the service department at Quantico, Va. He and his bride are visiting at his home in this city. They leave Saturday to make their home in Washington.

ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL    Friday       January  26, 1923            by: Ron Hanley
Mrs. Alice O. Henderson, aged 71 years, died of heart trouble at her home on Chapel Street yesterday afternoon.   She leaves six grandchildren, Mrs. Earl McBride of Rochester, Edward Allen, Miss Emily Henderson, James, Charles and Louis Henderson, all of Canandaigua. Funeral services were held Sunday, Rev. H. L. Gaylord officiating.

Ontario Co. Times,     Canandaigua, NY    Wednesday        January 31, 1923                  by:  Dianne Thomas

+  Heavy Calendar for Supreme Court - Justice RICH to Preside at Term Opening Monday.

PETER O'BRIEN - From St. Mary's church tomorrow morning, will be held the funeral of Peter O'BRIEN, aged 73 years, who died at his home in Gorham street, Monday.  Mr. O'BRIEN was gatekeeper at Sonnenberg (gardens) and a former trustee from the Second Ward.  He leaves one daughter and one son, Catherine and James O'BRIEN, of this city, also four brothers, Patrick of Ireland, Michael of Port Gibson, Thomas of Axtell, Kas. and Richard O'BRIEN of Mertensia. Interment will be in Calvary cemetery.  

JULIAN A. VAN WIE - Julian A. VAN WIE, aged 71 years, a former resident of Canandaigua, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John N. WILLYS in New York City, Wednesday.  He was stricken with paralysis two weeks ago.  besides his daughter, he leaves a son, Clayton VAN WIE of San Juan, Buena Vista, Calif.; also a sister, Mrs. Frank JAMES of Naples, and a half brother, Stuart VAN WIE of Canandaigua.  Funeral services were held from the home of Mrs. L. M. WILLYS in this city, Friday afternoon with interment in Woodlawn cemetery.  Mr. VAN WIE was formerly a resident of this village and served for several years as mail carrier, bring one of the members of the force appointed upon the institution of the free mail delivery system here, thirty one years ago. 

+  In Police Court

Mrs. Harry M. SMITH of Main street north is entertaining members of the Sewing Club and a few friends at luncheon today.

Edward SALLADIN, Harold NEWMAN and Allen CORNISH entertained at a dancing party in W.O.W. Hall, Thursday evening. 

Miss Margaret KING and Miss Katherine CROWLY, teachers in the Auburn city schools, spent the weekend at their home here.

Miss Lois WHEATON of Park avenue was at home from Geneseo Normal school for the weekend.  Miss Isabel BRADLEY of Lyons was her guest.

Milton MOREY was given a surprise party by eight little friends at his home in Park avenue Monday in observance of his 8th birthday.  

Miss Crete DEMING of Bristol street has taken a position as office assistant in the Farm and Home Bureau headquarters in the Red Jacket building.  

Mrs. Mary W. SLEGHT of Rochester spent several days last week with her mother and sister, Mrs. L. M. WILLYS and Miss Emily WILLYS, in Main street north. 

Donald T. FRASER of Howell street, who has been ill with pneumonia at Norwood, NY, is reported as improving.  Mrs. FRASER was called to Norwood by her husband's illness last week. 

Miss Caroline HEALEY, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. F. C. HEASLEY, of Atwater Place, and who is a student at Elmira college, will appear in concert with the college glee club of Rochester on Friday.  

Miss Maude FRONE of this city has taken a clerical position at the Locke Insulator works in Victor.  Miss Josephine MOONEY of this city, succeeded Miss FRONE as office secretary for Dr. C. W. SELOVER.  

Dr. Charles T. MITCHELL yesterday observed his 87th birthday at his home in Park Place.  He was given a postcard shower by members of Canandaigua Lodge, F& A.M of which organization he has been secretary for 27 years.  

Mrs. Nellie WASS who was injured in a collision between an automobile in which she was riding and a Rochester & Eastern car in this city, last fall, left Memorial hospital for her home in Main street last week.  Her husband was killed in the same accident. 

+ Mr. & Mrs. J. A. MC CAULEY of Main street north, were called to Rochester last week by the death of Frank W. CADY, aged 30 years, of Detroit, formerly of Canandaigua.  Mr. CADY'S wife was Miss Dorothy MC CAULEY, a niece of J. A. MC CAULEY.  She and her husband were well known here. 

ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES        Wednesday       February 21, 1923      by: Ron Hanley
Dennis  FLYNN - Funeral services will be held from St. Mary's church tomorrow morning for Dennis Flynn, aged 69 years, a resident of Canandaigua who died Monday following a long illness.
He leaves his wife, two daughters and six sons, Mrs. John Kennedy, Mrs. Leon Tremain, William, John, Daniel, James and Walter Flynn of
Canandaigua and Jerry Flynn of Geneva, also a sister and brother, Mrs. Mary Linehan of Canandaigua and Jeremiah Flynn of Cork, Ireland.
Interment will be in Calvary cemetery.

ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES    Wednesday      March 28, 1923      Pg 7, col 5         by: Ron Hanley
Alfred  Hill -  Funeral services for Alfred Hill, rural mail carrier who died March 9, were held from the family home in Center street, Sunday afternoon, Rev. Livingston L. Taylor of the Congregational church officiating.
Members of Canandaigua post office force attended services in a body and the following served as bearers: Rural Carriers Ira J. Lincoln, James B. Douglass and William T. Cross and Clerks George B. Johnson, Raymond W. Smith and Herbert E. Mapes. Interment was in Woodlawn cemetery.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER        Tuesday       April 17, 1923       by: Ron Hanley
Quartermaster Sergeant Leo H. Breen, U. S. M. C. and Mrs. Breen, who were called here by the death of her father, Alfred Hill, leave
Monday evening en-route to his station at Santiago. They expect to sail  from New York on the Huron of the Clyde line Wednesday morning. Mrs.
Breen's sister, Miss Marguerite Hill plans to accompany them.

The Victor Herald, Victor, NY        Friday               May 18 ,1923            by:  Dianne Thomas  

+  William COLLINS of Canandaigua, aged 48 year old, was killed Sunday night by being thrown from his vehicle when a truck on which he was riding went into a ditch near Gorham.  ____ old Bender of Canandaigua, drive ___ the truck says he was blinded by lights of an approaching car.  

+ Letters of administration have been granted on the estate of H. Baxter POWELL, formerly a resident of Ontario county.  POWELL has not been heard from since he left here, more than 20 years ago and is believed to have died.  The estate consists of $458.40 which was paid into state treasury in 1901, the amount being POWELL'S share of the estate of his cousin, Eliza A. NICHOLS.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Monday  June 16, 1923     by: Ron Hanley
WEDDING -   Knapp- Lord
Miss Caroline Elizabeth Knapp, this city, and Frank Roy Lord, of Claymont, Del., were married at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Knapp, in Phoenix Street Saturday afternoon at 4 o'clock. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Stephen S. Pratt of the Methodist Church in the presence of 65 guests.
The bride was attended by Mrs. Ralph Butler, of Victor, as matron of honor, her cousin, Miss Cherrie Jenlans of Manchester, as bridesmaid,
and two little flower girls, Virginia Pechler of Canandaigua and Frances Klenke, of Rochester, also cousins. Henry H. Deane, of New York City, a
classmate of the groom at the University of Vermont, was best man.
The ceremony was performed before a bank of palms, peonies and evergreens in the living room, an isle through which the bridal party passed from the stairway, being formed by ribbons carried by the little flower girls. Miss Hazel VanDeMar played the wedding marches, and Miss Carolyn Senglaub sang , "Because" preceding the service. Palms and evergreens, peonies and roses in profusion formed the house decorations arranged by Henry Gerber of Rochester.
A buffet luncheon was served to the guests with the exception of the bridal party, for which a table was laid seating 12. The bride's cake and bouquet formed the central decorations. Mrs. E. L. Boyle of this city catered and guests were served by office associates of the bride at the Locke Insulator Works of Victor.
Following a wedding trip Mr. and Mrs. Lord will make their home in Claymont, Del. The groom works as control chemist with the General
Chemical Company of Marcus Hook, Pa. The bride's traveling suit was of gray woolen with feather trimmed hat to match.
Out of town guests were from Rochester, New York, Victor, Manchester, Brockport, North Greece, Wolcott and Penn Yan.

ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES     Wednesday    June 27, 1923      Pg 5, col 4     by: Ron Hanley

 Mrs. Charles S. Humphrey has returned to her home in Main street north after an extended visit with her daughter, Mrs. William Walker, at Cobleskill.

Front Page    TWO RESCUED FROM LAKE DURING STORM -  Alderman Thompson and Sister, Jeska, Narrowly Escape Drowning 

Alderman Arthur E. Thompson and his 13 year old sister, Jeska, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George T. Thompson, were rescued from the middle of Canandaigua lake during a terrific windstorm Monday night. The couple had clung to their overturned sailboat for more than an hour and were nearly exhausted when a rowboat manned by Louis Dibble and Cecil Quick of Canandaigua reached them. They have practically recovered from the effects of their experience today. The Thompsons left the Canandaigua pier for a trip on the lake about 6:30. They were in a light sailboat which was at the mercy of the wind and waves when a heavy storm blew up about 8 o'clock. The boat was hurled back and forth in the lake, completely beyond the control of its occupants. When it overturned Mr. Thompson was thrown in one direction and his sister in the other. Both managed to reach the boat and after clinging to its sides for about twenty minutes were able to right it. Scarcely had they gotten its keel in the water however, when it again overturned. Shouts for help were drowned in the noise of the wind and waves and served only to use up fastly ebbing strength of the pair in the water. Just before darkness descended the storm began to abate slightly and the Thompsons took advantage of the remaining light to wave their arms in the air in hopes of attracting the attention of cottagers. A small son of Hollis McMaster at Cove Content, east lake shore, was the first to see signs of life on the overturned boat which had been attracting the attention of cottagers for several minutes. At that time the waves were so high that it was impossible to launch a boat from the east shore. When the first signs of abatement in the wind were noticed Mr. Dibble and Mr. Quick put out in a rowboat, each using one oar. Another boat was launched by William Wright of Shortsville and Robert Roodenburg of Rochester, but the Dibble boat reached the couple in the water first. In the interim members of the Thompson family, the Merrill Hose company and other Canandaiguans were scouring both shores of the lake from Canandaigua to Cottage City in an effort to learn what had become of the boat and its occupants, who had nearly recovered before they were found at Cove Content.

Ontario Co. Times,     Canandaigua, NY    Wednesday        June 27, 1923                  by:  Dianne Thomas

WOOD - MC MURRAY - At the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. WOOD on the County House road, on Wednesday afternoon, occurred the marriage of their daughter, Miss Ethel Frances WOOD to Samuel Hubbard MC MURRAY, son of Mrs. Sarah MC MURRAY of Hopewell, Rev. W. C. MOYER of Geneva, pastor of the Hopewell Center Methodist church performed the ceremony.  The bride who was attended by her sister, Miss Clara WOOD, wore a gown of white beaded canton crepe and carried a bouquet of bride roses.  Miss WOOD was in tan canton crepe and her bouquet was of pink carnations.  The best man was Robert MC MURRAY, brother of the groom.  Miss Mayme MC MURRAY, sister of the groom, rendered the wedding marches.  Mr. & Mrs. MC MURRAY left for a motor trip.  On their return they will reside on the groom's farm at Hopewell Center.

GREEN - DEPEW - Eloise GREEN of Brockport, formerly of this city and Walter G. DEPEW of Canandaigua, were married at the home of the bride's father, E. GREEN, at Vine Valley, east shore of Canandaigua lake, Saturday evening.  Rev. Herbert L. GAYLORD of the rectory of St. John's Episcopal church, performed the ceremony on  ____wn, in presence of 40 relatives and friends.  The bride who was given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of ___ fiat crepe, trimmed with Span---.  Her tulle veil was arranged with  Spanish comb effect and caught orange blossoms.  She carried a bouquet of bride roses and lilies of the valley.  As bridesmaid, Lola Belle GREEN of Vine Valley, sister of the bride, wore green  ___ de chine with Spanish lace ___ing.  Her bouquet was of ___ roses.  George GREEN of Webster, brother of the bride, was best man.  The wedding music was played by Miss Dorothy WALLACE, __denburg, Ind.  Following the ceremony supper was served on the porches of the Villa M.___   covers for twelve were laid at the bride's table which was decorated with the bridal bouquet.  Mr. & Mrs. DEPEW left for a two week motor trip after which they will reside in Catherine street, this city.  Mr. DEPEW is president of the Canandaigua Kraut company.  His wife has been a teacher at Brockport Normal school for three years.  

Mrs. Patrick E. LINEHAN - Mrs. Catherine Thersa LINEHAN, aged 64 years, wife of Patrick E. LINEHAN, died at her home in Gibson street, Saturday night, following a long illness.  She was born in Canandaigua and had always lived here.  Besides her husband she leaves four sons and one daughter, Frank P. LINEHAN of Rochester; Albert J., John W., George T. and Pauline E. LINEHAN, all of Canandaigua; two sisters, Mrs. A. J. MC GREGOR of East Syracuse and Miss Annie KINSELLA of Ovid; also one half-sister and three half-brothers, Miss Elizabeth KINSELLA of Rochester, Frank, Thomas and Richard KINSELLA of Canandaigua.  Funeral services were held from St. Mary's church yesterday with interment in Calvary cemetery.  

George WALKER has returned to Canandaigua after spending two months at his former home in Barre, Vt.

Mrs. Charles S. HUMPHREY had returned to her home in Main street north after an extended visit with her daughter, Mrs. William WALKER, at Cobleskill. 

Mrs. Harriet JOROLEMON of Rochester has been the guest of Dr. and Mrs. F. C. SCHOUTEN in Main street north, en route to her home from Washington. 

Miss Ruth BREWER of Geneva spent the weekend with her brother, Gilbert T. BREWER and family in Scotland road.

Mrs. Minnie F. CARRINGTON of Chapin street is spending two weeks with her daughter, Mrs. Clarence BENHAM, in Rochester.  

Mrs. Sarah JOHNSON has returned to her home in Geneva after an extended stay with her sister, Mrs. Ira. P. CRIBB in Park street. 

Mr. and Mrs. Edward D. MULLIGAN and children, of Avon, were weekend guests of Rev. & Mrs. Livingston L. TAYLOR in Park place.  

Mr. & Mrs. Burr SHELDON and daughter, of Syracuse, were weekend guests of Mr. & Mrs. Charles SAGE in Washington street.  Gladys SAGE returned with them for a weeks visit. 

Miss Anna HEGGERTY, principal of the Wellsville high school, is spending the summer with her sister, Mrs. James DAWSON and Mrs. Fred D. CHISHOLM, in Gibson street.

Mrs. George SPENCER and children, Richard and Mary Elizabeth, of Toledo, arrived Sunday for an extended visit with her parents, Mr. & Mrs. M. O. EVANS, in Bristol street.

Mrs. Frank MARTIN has returned to Springfield, Mass, after spending two weeks with her mother, Mrs. Katherine ROSS in Chapin street.  She was accompanied home by her sister, Beatrice ROSS, who will spend the summer with her. 

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Friday  August 3, 1923       by: Ron Hanley  
McKibbin - Walsh   -    Miss Beatrice McKibbin, of Livonia, and Edward Walsh of this city, were married at St. Mary's Church this morning at 7 o'clock, the ceremony having been performed by Rev. William H. Darcy, rector of the church. The couple will reside in this city. 

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Tuesday  August 7, 1923 by: Ron Hanley  
 BIRTH RECORD -  A daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Kennedy, Atwater Place, August 5.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Thursday  August 24, 1923    by: Ron Hanley  
Matrimonial -         McKibbin   -   Walsh
Announcement has been made of the marriage of Edward D. Walsh, of Wood Street, and Miss Beatrice McKibbin, of South Main Street, on August
2, by Rev. William H. Darcy.

ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE    Tuesday    September 11, 1923    Pg  4, col 2       by: Ron Hanley  
Canandaigua,  September 10 -   At 11:10 o'clock this morning the automobile of Alexander Grieve, driven by himself, was struck by a locomotive of the New York Central, at the West Gibson street crossing.  As the engine approached the crossing the flagman failed to appear in time. It is said, and the three, the engine, Grieve, and the flagman all struck the crossing practically the same moment.
Grieve failed to see the approaching engine until it was almost upon him and he then swerved his car to avoid a collision, the
locomotive hitting the automobile at the rear, damaging it considerably.

ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES      October 31, 1923     Pg 5, col 2                 by: Ron Hanley  

FIRE THREATENS IMPERIAL HOTEL -  Fire of unknown origin, starting about 11:30 o'clock Monday night in the cellar of the Imperial Hotel on Niagara street, gave the members of the local fire department a stubborn two hour battle, thoroughly frightened guests who occupied all but three of the rooms, and was finally extinguished without having damaged the upper floors excepting by smoke, which swirled in heavy clouds throughout the building. The loss is estimated to be in the neighborhood of $1,000. Michael Flynn, proprietor of the hotel, said that he was about to assign a party of late guests to the three remaining vacant rooms, when he noticed smoke rising from under the door leading to the cellar, and that upon throwing open the door a dense cloud of smoke swirled up into the lobby. Dashing down the cellar stairs, Mr. Flynn found that in a small store room next to the furnace room a quantity of waste paper had in some unaccountable manner caught fire, the flames spreading to a nearby pile of old furniture, chests and boxes. The alarm was immediately turned in, and by the time the apparatus arrived the smoke had driven the guests into a near panic, many of them calling for help from upper windows, while a small group held forth on the balcony over the front veranda. With hand ladders and the giant extension ladder on the truck, the guests were brought safely to the ground, and the fire finally extinguished. Local firemen say that the smoke was the densest they have experienced and that had there been the slightest wind the fire would probably have done considerable damage if not wholly destroying the building.


ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES    October 31, 1923     Pg 5, col 4             

Mr. and Mrs. Joel Totman and daughter, Miss Marie Totman, Hubbell street, will start tomorrow by motor for Belleview, Fla., where they expect to spend the winter. Mrs. Totman's mother, Mrs. E. B. Sayre, is making the trip by train. 

Pg 5, col

The marriage of Mrs. Louise Adele Boyd and George Stearns Mather, both of this city, was solemnized at the home of the bride's father, Henry P. Stoney, Gorham street, Thursday morning, the Rev. E. J. Kallina, pastor of the Presbyterian church, performing the ceremony. Only members of the immediate families were present. The bride, who was attended by Mrs. Lester Ayres, of Rochester, wore a gown of blue beaded satin and carried Ophelia roses. A buffet luncheon was served after the ceremony, house and table decorations being in autumn foliage and flowers. After a motor trip to New York and the Catskills, Mr. and Mrs. Mather will reside in Gorham street. The groom, who is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Mather, of Greig Terrace, is manager of the local Art Smith Auto Supply store. 

Ontario Co. Times, Canandaigua, NY   Wednesday,   October 31, 1923     by:  Dianne Thomas

TWO KILLED WHEN AUTO HITS TROLLEY -  James JACKSON, 30 years old of 110 Fort hill avenue, colored, and Elmer FREELAND, 30 years old of 102 Bull's Lane, colored, are dead, and Joseph ROWE, 27 years old of Granger street, colored, sustained a broken nose, minor injuries as a result of an accident which occurred on Main street north near West Gibson street, about 6:15 o'clock Sunday night.  With JACKSON at the wheel, and the machine in which the three men were riding, traveling at the rate of 50 miles an hour, going south on Main street, an attempt was made to avoid striking another automobile when the racing vehicle crashed almost head on with a north bound Rochester and Eastern car. JACKSON and FREELAND, the former at the wheel, and the latter accompanying him on the front seat, were thrown with terrific force against the front of the trolley, both men being horribly mutilated and sustaining fractures of the skull which caused their deaths, less than a half hour later.  ROWE, whom it is believed was asleep in the rear seat, was thrown from the car, and miraculously escaped the fate of his two companions.  H. R. BARRINGER, Albert FABER, Frederick MC CLELLAN and Harry M. SMITH, four doctors in front of whose offices the accident occurred, hurried to the scene and rushed JACKSON and FREELAND to the hospital, where they died a few minutes later.  ROWE walked to the offices of Dr. MC CLELLAN, where the wounds about his face and hands were dressed, after which he proceeded to his home. Although it is said that the trolley was fully and properly lighted, apparently the occupants of the fatal machine failed to see its approach.  The automobile was reduced to wreckage and the front of the trolley considerably damaged.  Charles WATKINS of Canandaigua, motorman, and Fred OTTLEY, conductor, received minor cuts from flying glass.

Mrs. J. M. SHANNAHAN, who has been spending several weeks with her cousin, Mrs. Gertrude TUBBS and Miss Stella SHUART, Main street north, and at Clifton Springs, leaves on Saturday evening for her home in Hampton, Va.

Capt. and Mrs. Jack PHALEN and children, Jack and Lisbeth, and Mrs. Clara CRANDALL, who have been spending the summer and fall at "The Bungalow" Menteth's Point, will take possession of Miss Belle HOFFMAN'S house on Howell street, tomorrow.  

Mrs. Charles H. OWEN who has been the guest of Mrs. Edward G. HAYES and Mrs. Edward W. SIMMONS, returned on Monday to Rochester.  Mrs. OWEN will visit friends in Philadelphia, returning to Canandaigua later for a few days.

 CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Tuesday  November 6, 1923     by:  Ron Hanley 
In Police Circles  -  Sent To Albion
Mrs. Irene Engert, 24, of Naples, recently of Canandaigua, was sentenced to three years in the Western House of Refuge for women at Albion, by Justice of the Peace, Milton U. Aldrich, of Victor yesterday.
Mrs. Engert was arrested in Victor by Constable Joe Farrell on a charge of vagrancy and was brought to the Ontario County Jail here last night by Sheriff George E. Clohecy. From the jail she will be taken to Albion today.

  CANANDAIGUA  DAILY  MESSENGER  December 17, 1923    by:  Ron Hanley 
At St. Mary's Rectory, Saturday evening took place the marriage of Miss Ethel Ferguson, of Center Street, and Walter Hanley, of Bristol
Street.    Rev. William H. Darcy, rector of the church, performed the ceremony in the presence of the immediate relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Edward T.
Hanley, of this city, were the attendants.
After a short wedding trip, Mr. and Mrs. Hanley will reside in Granger Street. The groom is associated with his father, William E. Hanley, in the meat business.

ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES    Wednesday    December 26, 1923     Pg 5, col 5    by:  Ron Hanley 
Joseph M. Francisco died suddenly of heart trouble at his home in Bristol Street shortly after noon Thursday. 
Mr. Francisco, who was 77 years of age, had been in failing health and had not been engaged in active business since June. He had been a resident of Canandaigua for many years, having bee in the employ of Sisson Fish and Brewer, dealers in Agricultural implements for 30 years.   Two daughters, Mrs. Hollis McMaster, and Miss Effie Francisco, of this city, and one grandson, Cecil F. Quick, of Rochester, survive.



+ Miss Ruth Canfield, of Yonkers, is spending the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Canfield, Main street north. 

+ Mr. and Mrs. Richard McMillan and Harry McMillan, of Gloversville, are spending the holidays with Mr. and Mrs. Roy McMillan, North avenue. 

+ Miss Julia Booth, of the Laurel School, Cleveland, O., is with her mother, Mrs. C. F. Booth, Park street, for the holidays. 

+ Mr. and Mrs. B. Frank Knapp, Howell street, are spending the holidays with relatives in Allegany.

Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY         December  26, 1923            by: Dianne Thomas

Obituary -  Mr. Lewis V. RATHBUN of Canandaigua, died at his home in Phelps on Saturday evening, aged 79 years, after a brief illness with pneumonia.  Mr. RATHBUN had been a resident of Phelps for seven years, previous to which he lived in Canandaigua and Rochester.  Mr. RATHBUN was affiliated with Corinthian Temple lodge, F. & A.M. of Rochester, a member of the Lake Avenue Baptist church of that city and superintendent of its Sunday school for 20 years.  During his career of many years as a leading mill builder, Mr. RATHBUN had changed the equipment of more than 100 flour mills throughout the state, from the old stone grinders to the modern roller process.  He was born at Elba, NY on Dec 29, 1844.  He leaves his wife, Mary E. RATHBUN, to whom he was married 53 years ago, two sons and one daughter, Alonzo S. and Miss Bertha M. RATHBURN, all of Phelps, and Lewis A. RATHBUN of Rochester; and one brother, George W. RATHBUN of Minneapolis, Minn., and six grandchildren.  Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Dr. BEAVEN, of Rochester, assisted by Rev. C. J. WOOD, pastor of the Phelps Presbyterian church.

Mr. Robert E. BALLANTYNE, aged 56 years, a former well know resident of Canandaigua, died at his home in Geneva, Wednesday night following a 10 days illness with pneumonia.  Mr. BALLANTYNE had been head of the horticultural department at the State Experiment station since leaving Canandaigua 8 years ago.  He was in charge of the Sonnenberg gardens for 15 years.  A brother, James BALLANTYNE, of Long Island is one of the best known horticulturists in this country.  Mr. BALLANTYNE was a member of the Canandaigua and Geneva Masonic lodges and was master of the Canandaigua lodge, 294, F. & A.M. in 1915.  He leaves his wife, two sons and a daughter, Robert, Gordon and Dorothy BALLANTYNE, all of Geneva, and the one brother.  Mr. BALLANTYNE was born at Melrose, Scotland and came to this country about 35 years ago.


Miss Julia BOOTH of the Laurel School, Cleveland, Oh., is with her mother, Mrs. C. F. BOOTH, Park street, for the holidays.

Dr. John M. CLARKE of Albany was in town on Thursday on his way to Naples to attend the funeral of the late D. Dana LUTHER.  

Mr. & Mrs. W. L. FOSTER and son, Robert, of the west lake shore, leave Thursday for St. Petersburg, Fla., to spend the rest of the winter.

Mr. & Mrs. Horace W. FITCH, Miss Alice FITCH and Walter FITCH, Howell street, have been spending Christmas with relatives in Rushville.

John ADAMS, Gibson street and Arthur HAMLIN of Howell street, leave today for New York city, where they will be guests of Judson MORGAN.

+  Principal Edward H. LOMBER of the Academy, will attend the annual convention of the state association of Academic Principals at Syracuse, this week.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Thursday  December 27, 1923   by:  Ron Hanley 
Golden Wedding Anniversary Is Observed At Home -   Mr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Walsh are observing their golden wedding
anniversary at their home in Wood Street today. Their nine children, all of whom reside this city, are with their parents for the occasion.
Thomas P. Walsh and Miss Helen Sweeney of Newark were married at Clifton Springs on December 27, 1873. Mr. Walsh was a Democratic member of the village board of trustees before the city was incorporated, and is a well known angler. He has conducted a carting business here for
many years.

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