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ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT and CHRONICLE 1925 by: Ron Hanley
MRS. GEORGIANNA MC ARTHUR
Canandaigua February 25 --- Mrs.
Georgiana McArthur, 69 years old, died at her
home in South Main Street today. Death came suddenly and
was due to heart disease.
She was the widow of Eugene McArthur who
died last November. Mrs. McArthur
leaves a sister, Mrs. Edward Lower, of Little
Falls. [buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, Canandaigua]
THE VICTOR HERALD
Friday April 17, 1925 Pg 8,
by: Ron Hanley
OBITUARY - Bacon
Orin Stebbins Bacon, for many
years a prominent business man in Canandaigua, died at
his home in that city, Sunday morning, April 12th, after a long and painful
Mr. Bacon was the eldest son of
the late Orin S. and Eliza Simonds
Bacon, and was born in Victor on April 1, 1860. In early life he
was associated in business with his father, who served as
sheriff of Ontario County and was for some years the manager of the McKechnie
Bank in Canandaigua. Later he became interested in various business
enterprises and engaged extensively in farming. He acted as manager of the
McKechnie brewery and as proprietor of the Canandaigua Hotel, the sale of
which he effected to Mrs. Frederick F. Thompson.
Mr. Bacon is survived by his wife,
Minnie Gallup Bacon, two sons
and four daughters, Orin S. Bacon, Jr., Harold G. Bacon,
Misses Jane and Charlotte Bacon and Mrs. Carl Shiebler,
all of Canandaigua, and Mrs. Thompson Scoon of
Geneva, also by a sister and brother, Mrs. Edward W.
Simmons of Canandaigua, and Rev. Albert S. Bacon
of Niagara Falls.
The funeral service was held at the family home at 11 o'clock on
Tuesday morning, with his brother, Rev. Albert S. Bacon
of Niagara Falls, officiating. Interment was made in Woodlawn cemetery in
CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER Monday May
25, 1925 by: Ron
Mrs. R. C. VanDenbergh, of
Bristol Court, is reported recovering from burns said to
have been received from Roman candles fired in the
parade opening the Legion Mardi Gras in this city, April 27.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES
Wednesday June 10,
1925 by: Ron
Mrs. Nora Chisholm and Miss Jane Chisholm,
who have been spending several months at St. Petersburg, Fla., have returned
to their home on Scotland Road.
Ontario Co. Times, Canandaigua,
NY, Wednesday, June 10,
- DE VOLL - Among the Canandaiguans who attended the wedding of Miss
Emily Isabel SLEGHT, daughter of Mrs. Mary Willys
SLEGHT, formerly of this city, and Laurence
Oscar DE VOLL, of Rochester, were Mrs. Lydia M.
WILLYS, grandmother of the bride, Mr. and Mrs.
James Castle SAY, uncle and aunt of the bride, Rev.
and Mrs. E. J. KALLINS and children, Margaret and
Edmund, Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. WILKINSON, Mr. and Mrs. L. H. PURDY, Mr. and Mrs.
Ned C. GIBSON, Mrs. W. G. DODDS, Mrs. E. H. HAWKINS, Mrs. Edward A. FISH, Mrs.
William N. BROOKS, Mrs. Frederick A. MC KECHNIE, Mrs. Bertha F. SMITH and Miss
Mabel BLANCHARD. Guests from other places were Mr.
and Mrs. John North WILLYS and Miss Virginia WILLYS of New York, Mrs.
Charlotte VANDENBURGH and Miss Ora VANDENBURGH of
Detroit, Mich., and Miss Catherine EMERY of
wedding took place at the Spencer-Rigley Methodist church in Rochester on
Saturday afternoon and the ceremony was performed by the Rev.
Milton Butler PRATT, of Buffalo, assisted by the Rev.
James Frederick BISGROVE of Rochester. The bride, who wore white
gerorgette trimmed with venetian lace and pears and a tulle veil, in coronet
shape, held in place with orange blossoms, carried a bouquet of white roses and
lilies of the valley. Her uncle, John North WILLYS gave
her in marriage and she was attended by her cousin, Miss
Virginia Clayton WILLYS as maid of honor and by Miss
Cora FRANK and Miss Clara HUSTED, Miss Catherine EMERY and Miss Sara GORSLINE,
as bridesmaids. Miss WILLYS wore blue chiffon
with hat to match and cream roses. Miss FRANK and
Miss HUSTED were in pink georgette over coral and trimmed with silver and
Miss GORSLINE and Miss EMERY were gowned in coral
georgette over blue, also silver trimmed. The groom's attendant was Mr.
Raymond Dillingham DE VOLL and the ushers, Charles
BURGESS of Newark, John North SLEGHT, James Edward
LAYS and Donald Kenneth SMITH of
Rochester. Following the ceremony a reception for members of the family
and intimate friends was held at the D.A.R. Chapter house in Livingston
Park. Upon their return from their wedding trip, Mr.
and Mrs. DE VOLL will reside on Colonial Road, Rochester.
August MILLER of Peekskill, NY arrives tomorrow to spend a week with her
sister, Mrs. Charles F. MILLIKEN, Gibson street.
W. HAMLIN and John R. ADAMS, students at the Hotchkiss school, returned
to their homes this week for summer vacation.
and Mrs. Frank W. CHESEBORO of East Boothbay, Maine, formerly of this
city, has sailed for Europe, where they will spend the summer traveling.
LEWIS of Union college, Schenectady, arrived last evening to be with his
parents, Mr. & Mrs. Gordon LEWIS, Main street
north, for the summer.
HAMLIN and Nathan T. MILLIKEN, who have just completed their first year
at Yale university, returned home the first of the week for the summer vacation.
Henry W. HAMLIN, entertained at a family dinner parity, Monday evening
for Mrs. Arthur HAMLIN and daughter,
Sally, of Summit, NJ. Covers were for eleven.
Eleanor JOHNSON, a student at Cornell university, arrives home today to
spend the summer vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Oscar B. JOHNSON, Gibson street.
& Mrs. Ralph V. BLAKE, Gibson street, have been entertaining their
daughter, Mrs. F. Brewster WICKERSHAM and Mr. WICHERHAM of
Harrisburg, Pa., for a week.
Florence H. STEWART of Pine Manor school, Wellesley, Mass., is spending
the summer with her mother, Mrs. May STEWART, at
the Welch cottage, Lincoln Wood.
George R. SPENCER and children, Richard and Mary
Elizabeth, will arrive next week to spend the summer with Mrs.
SPENCER'S mother, Mrs. M. O. EVANS, Bristol
E. DAVIS and his daughter, Miss Meda DAVIS,
of Bristol street, and Miss Clara E. FELLOWS,
superintendent of Memorial hospital are spending a few days at "Tune
Inn", east lake shore.
TREBERT, who was graduated last week from St. John's school, Ossining?,
returned on Sunday to spend this summer with his parents, Mr.
& Mrs. H. L. F. TREBERT at Main Top, west lake shore.
Ruth FEARY, Howell street, and her sister, Mrs.
Junius R. JUDSON of Rochester, are with other members of the Rochester
Garden Club at the 3 day convention of the Garden Club of America in Detroit,
May STEWART and Miss Florence STEWART, entertained Mrs.
Mary STEWART, L. S. and C. W. STEWART, Mr. & Mrs.
Harry STEWART of Elmira, Miss Ida GRAVES and
Mr. & Mrs. John GRAHAM of Canandaigua, at the
Welch cottage, Lincoln Wood, on Sunday.
CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER Saturday June
20, 1925 by: Ron Hanley
Melvin - Kimble
Announcement is made of the marriage of Miss
Mary J. Melvin, daughter of James
Melvin, of Shortsville, and George W. Kimble
city, which took place at St. Mary's rectory here on Thursday
afternoon. Rev. William H. Darcy, the
rector, performed the ceremony, and the
attendants were Miss Orrene Gourlay and
Leslie Gifford, both of this city.
Mr. and Mrs. Kimble are on a
wedding trip after which they will reside in their new
home in Grand View Park. The bride is a graduate of Thompson Memorial Hospital
Nurses Training school, class of 1918.
MESSENGER Tuesday July 7, 1925
by: Ron Hanley
Shower For Bride - Mrs. Hazel
Kimble Sturtevant, a member of the Women's Benefit Association of the
Maccabees recently married, was guest of honor at a variety shower given by
the organization last evening, following a regular business session in the
After presentation of the gifts the refreshments were served
under the direction of the social committee, Mrs.
C. A. Persons, Mrs. A. W. Gilbert and Miss Nellie Wilhelm. Plans are
now underway for a picnic, further arrangements to be announced at the next
meeting, July 20.
CANANDAIGUA DAILY NEWSPAPER Thursday August
27, 1925 by: Ron Hanley
Matrimonial Pettes - Corser
At the Baptist parsonage this morning, took place the marriage
of Miss Eloise Mae Pettes, of the west lake road,
and Levi Spencer Corser,
also of the west lake road.
The ceremony was performed by the Rev. George
E. Finlay in the presence of Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Pettes and Mrs. Grace Corser, and daughter, Miss
Korleen. After a short trip to Elmira, where they will attend a family
Mr. and Mrs. Corser will reside in Canandaigua.
by: Ron Hanley
MRS. MADELINE PIERCE
Mrs. Madeline Pierce, aged 76 years, wife of Daniel
W. Pierce, died at the home of her son, Roy C.
Pierce, in West Gibson Street, last evening following a lingering
illness. Deceased was born in Michigan November 17, 1848. She had
been a resident of Canandaigua 24 years.
She leaves three sons and two daughters, Perry R. Pierce,
Roy C. Pierce, with whom she made her home, William
C. Pierce, Miss Lena Pierce and Mrs. Lulu
Farnsworth, all of Canandaigua.
Funeral services will be held from the home Friday at 2:30,
Rev. Stephen S. Pratt of the Methodist Church officiating. Interment will
be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER Monday November
2, 1925 by: Ron Hanley
MORTUARY RECORD - Samuel C.
Johnson, former resident of Canandaigua, died suddenly at his home at
788 Tonawanda Avenue, Buffalo, last evening according to information received
He leaves his wife who was Miss Nora Long,
of Canandaigua, and four brothers, Barry
G., of Buffalo, Jack, of Ovid,
Thomas and William J.
Johnson of this city.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES
Wednesday November 11, 1925
Pg 4, col 4
by: Ron Hanley
- At Canandaigua, November 9, 1925, William Flynn,
aged 40 years.
Same Paper, Pg 5, col 5
William Flynn Found Dead
The dead body of William Flynn,
aged 38 years, was found about 12:30 o'clock Monday by John
Fennell in the cellar of the barber shop and pool room, which he
conducts at 153 Main Street South. Fennell had
gone down stairs to tend the furnace, and found Flynn
stretched out lifeless. Coroner Harry M. Smith was called
and gave his opinion that the man had been dead about an
hour. Flynn was known to have been drinking
heavily on Sunday. He had worked at the Kraut factory for a short time past,
and had slept part of Sunday night in the room over the barber shop. Coroner
Smith has sent the dead man's stomach to Geneva, to Dr.
County bacteriologist, for analysis and microscopical examination.
Flynn served overseas in the 110th
Field Artillery, 79th Division. Canandaigua Legion
Post will hold a military funeral service from St. Mary's Church tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock, following
short services at the home of Daniel
Flynn, a brother, in Granger St. at 8:30 o'clock. Deceased leaves five brothers and two sisters, Daniel,
and James, and Mrs. Leon Tremaine, of this city, and Mrs.
John Kennedy of Geneva, and Walter Flynn of
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Wednesday November 11, 1925 Pg
4, col 4
- At Syracuse, November 3, 1925, Dennis
B. Long, aged 19 years. Interment at
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Wednesday
November 11, 1925
Proceedings In Surrogate's Court
Dr. Harry M. Smith and Ruby G. Smith of
this city are executors of the will of Herman
VanVechten, well known Canandaiguan, who died October 5. A bequest of
$500 is made to George Hyland, friend, of
Canandaigua, and the residue goes to two daughters, Clara
B. Gray, of Springfield, Mass., and Ruby G.
Smith, of Canandaigua, in equal shares.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Wednesday November 11, 1925 Pg 4,
BIRTHS - STURDEVANT -
At Memorial Hospital, November 1, 1925, to Mr.
and Mrs. Harold Sturdevant, Main Street South, a daughter.
CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER Thursday December
10, 1925 by: Ron
MORTUARY RECORD - Mrs. Mary Meath
- Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Meath of Chapin Street, who died
yesterday, will be held from St. Mary's Church, Saturday, at 9 o'clock.
Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.
CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER Saturday December
12, 1925 by: Ron
MORTUARY RECORD - Mrs.
Mary Meath From St. Mary's Church this morning
was held the funeral of Mrs. Mary
Meath, of Chapin Street who died Wednesday following a long illness.
Rev. Joseph Guilfoil, assistant rector of the
church, officiated and the bearers were nephews of the deceased, as follows: John
and Daniel Flynn, William Meath and Thomas M. Cougevan of this city,
Joseph Cougevan, of Rochester, and William
Cougevan, of Watkins. Interment was made in Calvary Cemetery.
CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER Wednesday July
28, 1926 by: Ron
Four Hurt, One Seriously In Auto Accident
Harold Meath, 12, Seriously
Injured When Mary Lathrop, Loses Control of Car On North Side of the Dance
Hall at Roseland
Four persons were injured, one seriously, last evening about
10:30 o'clock, when Miss Mary Lathrop, 19, lost
control of the light sedan she was driving through the roadway on the north
side of the dance hall at Roseland, Lakeside Park, and the machine struck a
group of persons descending from the steps of the pavillion.
The injured are: Harold Meath, 12,
of this city, suffering from several fractured ribs and abrasions about the
body, reported in serious condition, Miss Beatrice Baier,
19, this city, suffering from shock and bruises, Marguerite
Williams, 12, Exchange Street, Geneva, bruises about the head, and Mrs.
William M. Meath, mother of Harold,
Young Meath, Miss Baier and the
Williams girl were taken to the Thompson Memorial Hospital where they were
attended by Dr. Harry M. Smith, Miss
Baier later returning to her home in Center Street.
According to the report made to the police who investigated, Miss
Lathrop, accompanied by her mother, was driving a car owned by Patrick
Sturdevant of this city. She is said to have claimed that she is
subject to fainting spells, and that it was during one of these that she lost
control of the machine which crashed into the pavillion steps, knocking down
and running over Meath and his mother. Both
wheels on one side of the car are said to have passed over young
Meath, fracturing the ribs on the left side of his body. When the
machine was halted, Mrs. Meath was lying beneath
the car. Motorcycle Officer, Edward Hogan,
of the local police force investigated the accident.
Miss Lathrop was not held.
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