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Canandaigua News

1933 - 1935

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CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER              Monday               January 4, 1933    by: Ron Hanley
DEATHS   -    Richard L. O'Brien
Word has been received here of the death in Corning, Sunday, of Richard L. O'Brien, 64, for many years a business man and Democratic leader. Mr. O'Brien lived in Canandaigua for many years and left here about thirty years ago to move to Corning.
He was born December 29, 1869, the son of Michael and Mary Burke, who operated a truck farm here for many years. In early life Mr. O'Brien became a commercial traveler and later when he went to Corning served territory in Southern New York and Northern Pennsylvania. Later he resigned to operate the Murphy Candy Company in Corning, which several years ago he purchased. About two years ago he closed out this concern and resumed traveling.
Mr. O'Brien was a member of the Corning Democratic City Committee and served as treasurer for many years. He served as an Alderman and as a member of the Board of Health.
He leaves his widow, three children, Dr. Richard L. O'Brien, Francis T. O'Brien and Miss Betty O'Brien, at home, two brothers, M. J. O'Brien, Seneca Falls and Matthew C. O'Brien, of Corning, formerly  of this city, and two sisters, Mrs. W. H. Taylor, Rochester,  and Mrs. J. T. Flood, Clifton Springs, also four cousins, Chief of Police Thomas P. Kinsella, Mrs. John Gartland, Mrs. H. B. Cooley and Richard J. Kinsella, of this city.
The funeral took place Tuesday morning in Corning, with burial in St. Mary's Cemetery. [buried in Canandaigua]

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER           Saturday          January 28, 1933            by: Ron Hanley  
James Davidson, of North Main Street, is ill at his home in North Main Street. His daughter, Mrs. William N. Brooks,  who has been confined to her home for several weeks, is reported improving.

 CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Friday  February 3, 1933         by: Ron Hanley
JAMES DAVIDSON TAKEN BY DEATH -   Pioneer Among Business Men of Canandaigua, Funeral Saturday
Funeral services for James Davidson, 81, retired pioneer business man, who died at his home in North Main Street yesterday afternoon after a brief illness, will be held from the home Saturday at 2 o'clock. The Rev. Hardy Lumb, pastor of the Presbyterian church, will officiate. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Mr. Davidson was born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, July 6, 1851, and came to America in his 20th year. He located in Canandaigua and followed
the trade of shoemaking until he opened a store in the Tillotson block in 1881 in partnership with James D. Park. On retirement of Mr. Park,
Mr. Davidson's son Alexander M. Davidson became a member of the firm which has been known as Davidson and Son.
James Davidson retired from active business in February 1927, after more than fifty years on Main Street. He and Willet M. Spangler, clothier, who recently retired, conducted the two oldest business establishments here. At the time they went into business, Canandaigua's streets were unpaved and automobiles were unheard of, and numerous public buildings, such as the Thompson Hospital, St. Mary's Church and the post office, had not been erected. Mr. Davidson had made several visits to his boyhood home in Scotland. He was a member of the Canandaigua Presbyterian Church.
In April 1876, Mr. Davidson was married to Miss Anne MacKenzie, of Canandaigua, who died in January 1927. He leaves a son and two daughters, Alexander M. Davidson and Mrs. Alice D. Brooks, of this city, and Mrs. George Hire, of Scranton, Pa., a brother and sister, George Davidson, of Grand Prarie, Manitoba, and Dr. Helen Davidson, of Philadelphia, also two granddaughters, Mrs. Webster P. Smith, of Pittsford, and Miss Janet Mackenzie Church, of this city. A daughter, Mrs. E. Raymond Church, died several years ago.

Ontario County Times-Journal, Canandaigua, NY    Friday            February 24, 1933          by:  Dianne Thomas

Wedding Bells:

DE BROCK - GREENE - Gladys Pearl GREENE, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph GREENE of Farmington, and Edward DE BROCK, son of Mrs. Emily DE BROCK of Shortsville, were united in marriage by Rev. J. E. NAPLER of Shortsville, Monday morning.  The bride wore a gown of royal blue silk crepe with accessories to match and carried a shower bouquet of yellow rosebuds and pink and orchid sweet peas.  She was attended by her sister, Miss Charlotte GREENE, who also wore blue silk crepe.  The groom was attended by his brother, Vincent DE BROCK, of Manchester.  After the ceremony a wedding luncheon was served at the home of the bride's parents under the direction of Mrs. Ray MC LEOD of Waynesport.  Guests were present from Mineola, L.I., Macedon, Shortsville, Manchester and Farmington.  After a motor trip to Albany, New York City and Mineola, Mr. and Mrs. DE BROCK will reside on the groom's farm in the eastern part of Farmington.  The bride attended Macedon High School and is a graduate of Canandaigua Academy.  The groom received his education at the Shortsville High School.  A pre-nuptial event was a variety shower given by the bride's sisters, Mrs. Lloyd WELLS, Misses Florence and Charlotte GREENE.  Mrs. Earl CRAIG of Shortsville will entertain in honor of the bride upon her return.

SMITH - BUSH - At the Methodist parsonage in North Main street, Saturday evening, took place the marriage of Miss Iona A. BUSH, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank W. BUSH of Center street, to Frederick G. SMITH of South Main street.  The Rev. S. G. HOUGHTON performed the ceremony.  There were no attendants.  Mr. and Mrs. SMITH will live in Canandaigua.  He is a pressman in the enameling plant of the Lisk Manufacturing Company.  



LINCOLN - Mrs. Blanche Wadleigh LINCOLN. 62, wife of the Rev. Howard A. LINCOLN of East Bloomfield, recently of Canandaigua, died Saturday morning in the Canandaigua Health Home after a long illness. Mr. and Mrs. LINCOLN came to Canandaigua from Needham, Mass., in September 1931, as host and hostess at the Granger Homestead where they served for a years.  The moved last Fall to East Bloomfield, where they had purchased a home.  Mrs. LINCOLN was born in Newton, Mass, and has spent her entire life in New England until her removal here.  Besides her husband, she leaves one brother, William L. WADLEIGH of Caldwell, NJ.  Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the Congregational chapel, the Rev. Charles N. ST. JOHN, pastor, officiating.  The remains were taken to Mt. Hope crematory, Rochester.  

PADELFORD - Funeral services for Mrs. A. H. (Clementine) PADELFORD, held at the Kennedy mortuary rooms in Bristol street, Saturday afternoon, were largely attended. Mrs. PADELFORD was the first president of Canandaigua Auxiliary, American Legion, and was a past state and district officer. The service was conducted by Rev. Herbert L. GAYLORD, rector of St. John's church.  Interment was made at Woodlawn cemetery, the service at the grave being in charge of members of the Legion Auxiliary.  Bearers were Thomas D. KENNEDY, T. Harland EVANS, Edward R. BURMEISTER, Leo A. BOYLE, Thomas L. SMITH and Joseph P. HAMM

KAVENY -  Funeral services for Joseph M. KAVENY, who died Tuesday, at his home in South Pearl street, were held from St. Mary's church, Thursday morning.  Interment was made in Calvary cemetery.  Mr. KAVENY was born at the KAVENY homestead on the Cooley road and had spent his entire life in Canandaigua.  He had been ill for several months with heart trouble.  Besides his wife, he leaves two sisters and two brothers, Mrs. M. G. COLLINS, Mrs. Helen K. FLANNIGAN and William KAVENY of Canandaigua, and Thomas KAVENY of Pittsburgh. 

+   MELVILLE - Miss Jane A. MELVILLE died at her home in South Main street, (aged abt. 67y) Friday afternoon following a long illness.  She leaves three brothers and three sisters, William S. MELVILLE of Olympia, Wash.; James H. MELVILLE of Newark, NJ, Thomas E. MELVILLE, Mrs. Mary KLESS, Mrs. Edward SICK and Miss Catherine MELVILLE of Canandaigua; also a niece and eight nephews.  Funeral services were held Monday afternoon form the home, the Rev. H. L. GAYLORD of St. John's church, officiating.  Interment was made in Woodlawn cemetery. 

BATEMAN - Word has been received here of the death of Miss Theoda Althea BATEMAN, (aged about 35y), daughter of Mrs. Addie M. BATEMAN of Rochester, formerly of Canandaigua. Funeral services were held from the family home Thursday, and interment was made in Riverside cemetery, Rochester.  Besides her mother, Miss BATEMAN leaves a sister and brother, Mrs. Margretta BANTRELL and Frank J. BATEMAN, of Rochester.

SMITH -  Ezra G. SMITH, 70, who was for a number of years engaged in the mercantile and produce business in Manchester, died in St. Petersburg, Fla., Saturday evening.  The funeral will be held in the First Baptist church, Manchester, this afternoon at 2 o'clock.  He leaves his widow (Elizabeth); one daughter, Mrs. Gertrude BENNETT of Manchester, and one granddaughter, Jane BENNETT.

ROSMESSER - Funeral services for Mrs. Frank (Nellie) ROMESSER, aged 53 years, who died at her home in Hopewell, Sunday, were held from St. Mary's church, Wednesday morning.  Interment was made in Calvary cemetery.  Mrs. ROMESSER leaves her husband, a daughter, Miss Mary ROSMESSER of Hopewell and a sister, Sister Hilarion, of Dublin.  

NEENAN - The death of Mrs. Mary Gleason NEENAN, aged 80 years, widow of Dennis NEENAN of East Bloomfield, too place Monday.  She is survived by a son, Capt. Robert W. NEENAN and a sister, Mrs. Margaret CONDON of East Bloomfield.  Funeral services were held from St. Bridget's church in East Bloomfield, Thursday morning. 

HEIT - Richard D. HEIT, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Max HEIT, Buffalo street, died at Memorial hospital, Sunday, aged 4 days.  Besides his parents, he leaves two brothers, Edward and Joseph HEIT.  Interment was made in Rochester, Monday.

ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL    Friday  April 7, 1933      Pg 4, col  4     by: Ron Hanley
The marriage of Miss Jane Flood, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John M. Flood of Granger Street, and A. Gray Skutt, son of Orin A. Skutt of North Rose, took place at St. John's church last Thursday afternoon. Rev. Herbert L. Gaylord performed the ceremony in the presence of the immediate families. 
The bride wore a suit of Pilgrim gray with matching accessories and carried a bouquet of Ophelia roses and bluebells. She was attended by her sister, Mrs. Hugh E. Cooke, of Rochester, who wore a Patou model of brown crepe with accessories to correspond and carried rust color snapdragons. Watson Skutt of North Rose, brother of the groom, was best man.
 After a wedding supper served at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Skutt left for a southern motor trip. Upon their
return they will live in North Rose, where Mr. Skutt is engaged in the wholesale produce business.

THE VICTOR HERALD        May 12, 1933                  Pg 1, col  5           by: Ron Hanley
The victory won by the Canandaigua Academy Band at the statewide school band contest held in Syracuse, last Saturday, gives Victor as well as the county seat a representation in the national contest to be held at the World's Fair in Chicago, this summer.
 John Brady Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Brady, is a saxophone player in the Academy Band, which won the highest possible
rating in Class B, schools of not more than 750 pupils, in the state contest. Bands from Plattsburg, Lowville, Penn Yan and Springville competed with Canandaigua, and Plattsburg, winner last year, was expected to again carry off the honors.
The Canandaigua Band played first and it is significant of the highly favorable impression which its performance made upon the judge that it lost nothing in value as the contest proceeded and the other bands were heard.
The judge was Professor Joseph Maddy of the University of Michigan, founder and director of the National High School Orchestra. He rated the bands as follows: Canandaigua first, with a rating of highly superior, Penn Yan, second, superior, Lowville, Plattburg and Springville, in the order named, each rated as excellent.
Members of the Canandaigua Rotary club are canvassing the city to raise a World's Fair trip fund for the band, which is composed of more than 50 boys and girls.

Ontario Co. Times Journal, Canandaigua, NY     Friday         June 2, 1933               by:  Dianne Thomas


WESTFALL - WALTERS - Miss Lillian Anna WALTERS, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George F. WALTERS of Clifton Springs and Leon A. WESTFALL, son of Mr. and Mrs. Burton WESTFALL of Phelps, were united in marriage at St. Mark's church, Newark, Thursday evening.  The Rev. Charles W. WALKER, rector of the church, performed the ceremony in the presence of the immediate families.  Mr. and Mrs. Martin H. KELLY of Clifton Springs were the attendants.   After a motor trip through the Adirondacks, Mr. and Mrs. WESTFALL will live in Newark.

FULLER - THOMPSON - The marriage of Miss Helen THOMPSON, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl G. THOMPSON of Southern Pines, S.C. and Canandaigua, and William FULLER of New York took place at Southern Pines, Thursday morning at 11 o'clock.  After a trip to Virginia Beach, Mr. and Mrs. FULLER will come to Canandaigua for a week's visit with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George T. THOMPSON and other relatives. 


SMITH - The death of Hugh M. SMITH, aged 73 years, took place at his home in Gibson street, Sunday, following a long illness.  He had been a mason and contractor for 45 years.  He leaves two daughters and four sons, Mrs. Floyd RAYBURN of Holcomb; Miss Helene SMITH; Hugh E., Raymond W. and George A. SMITH, of Canandaigua and J. Earl SMITH of Fairport; also three sisters, Mrs. Anna CONHEADY and Mrs. George MEEK of Rochester and Mrs. E. C. COLLINS of this city, and a brother, Frank J. SMITH of Canandaigua.  Funeral services were held from St. Mary's church, Wednesday morning and interment was made in Calvary cemetery.  

FLETCHER - Orestes J. FLETCHER, aged 70 years, of Wood street, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Leon TURNER, of Gorham, Monday night, following a long illness.  He leaves his wife, Mrs. Izora Pool FLETCHER; a son and three daughters, Harold L. FLETCHER and Mrs. Leon PACKARD of Canandaigua, Mrs. Leon TURNER of Gorham and Mrs. Gertrude SHAY of coldwater; two brothers, Everett FLETCHER of Rochester and J. Cooley FLETCHER of Holcomb; also 18 grandchildren.  Funeral services were held from the Turner home, Thursday afternoon, Rev. Charles N. ST. JOHN officiating.  Interment was made in Woodlawn cemetery.  

HERRINGTON - Funeral services for Will HERRINGTON, who died at his home in West Gibson street, Friday, were held Monday afternoon.  Rev. Hardy LUMB of the Presbyterian church officiating.  Mr. HERRINGTON was born in Canandaigua, January 18, 1860, the son of Thomas H. and Jane Maltman HERRINGTON, and had spent his entire life here.  He leaves his wife; a son and daughter, Howard HERRINGTON of Geneva and Mrs. E. Thurston WALDORF of Canandaigua; a sister, Mrs. L. G. LEVY of this city and three grandchildren.  

TOLES - Mrs. Emma TOLES, 85, died Sunday in Canandaigua Health Home. She leaves one brother, George A. BUTLER of Herbert, Ill., and several nieces and nephews, among whom are Mrs. J. J. LINDNER and Charles S. DARROW of this city.  Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon, from the home of Mrs. LINDNER in Chapin street, the Rev. Hardy LUMB, Presbyterian pastor, officiating.  Interment was made in South Edmeston, Otsego county. 

ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL     Friday      June 9, 1933       Pg 4, col 3      by: Ron Hanley
 DANNAHE - The death of Mrs. William B. Dannahe, aged 65 years, of Hall, took place at Memorial hospital, Saturday. 
She is survived by her husband, four daughters, Mrs. William Steinbugler and Mrs. William Reagan of New York, Mrs. Frederick Burke of Geneva, and Miss Helen Dannahe of Canandaigua, a sister, Mrs. Mary Kennedy of Canandaigua, and a brother, Maurice Breen of Long Island.   Funeral services were held from St. Theresa's Church in Stanley, Wednesday morning, and interment was made in Calvary Cemetery.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Wednesday  June 28, 1933      by:  Ron Hanley
Holcomb Briefs -   Mrs. George Gifford, of Holland Patent is the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Buckalew.  Mr. and Mrs. Gifford have purchased the farm owned by Mrs. Jennie Pomeroy on the Buffalo Road and will take possession soon.

 CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Thursday  June 29, 1933            by:  Ron Hanley
 Man Sitting On Railroad Tracks Instantly Killed by Early Morning Train
A record of accidental death was issued this afternoon by Coroner Stetson in the case of James B. Meath of Telyea Street, who was struck
by a New York Central passenger train about 6:30 this morning here at the tracks 500 feet north of West Gibson Street.
The tragedy happened near a curve that prevented the train crew from seeing Meath until it was too late to stop. Engineer Gordon, Honeoye and Fireman, Casdorf, Rochester, saw Meath sitting on the track with his feet outside the tracks and blew the whistle. It failed to chase him. He had his shoes off and officials thought it was possible he had been asleep.  His neck was broken, his chest was crushed, and there were internal
injuries.  His body was placed aboard the train, removed to the local station and taken to the Curtice and McElwee Funeral Parlor.
Mr. Meath leaves his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Meath, of this city, four brothers and one sister, Herbert Meath, Shortsville, John
Meath with the Civilian Conservation Corps in the state of Washington, Robert and Donald Meath, of this city, and Mrs. William Mulheron, East Bloomfield.   The funeral will be held from the home Saturday morning at 9 o'clock, and at 9:30 from St. Mary's Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL     Friday      June 30, 1933                by:  Ron Hanley
The marriage of Miss Dorothy S. Denniston, daughter of George H. Denniston of Phelps, to John E. Gentner of this city took place last week Thursday morning in St. Mary's Rectory. The Rev. Michael C. Wall performed the ceremony. 
The bride wore a gown of white crepe, with white picture hat, and carried a bouquet of bride roses. She was attended by her sister, Miss J. Jane Denniston, of Phelps, who was in white organdie with yellow accessories, and carried yellow roses. William Cavan of this city was best man. 
A wedding breakfast was served in the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. John G. Pierce, in Bristol Street. Ten were seated at the
bride's table. The home was decorated with pink roses and blue delphinium.  After a trip through the Adirondack mountains, Mr. and Mrs. Gentner will live in Canandaigua.

Victor Herald, Victor, NY    Friday,    July 28, 1933        by:  Dianne Thomas

WEBSTER Family Reunion - The annual reunion of the WEBSTER family was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank BUMPUS, Tuesday, with 25 members and guests in attendance.  A picnic dinner was served.  Those from out of town included John WEBSTER of Burlington, VT, Henry WEBSTER and family of Gloversville, Mrs. E. B. WRIGHT and son, Donald, of Buffalo, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. DONOVAN and daughter, Allyn Jean of Batavia.  John remained a few days' visit with his mother, Mrs. Harriet A. WEBSTER and family, and left Thursday with Henry and his family, who has been spending a few days with Mrs. Henry WEBSTER'S relatives in Rochester.

HICKEY Family Reunion - The annual reunion of the HICKEY family was held at Powder Mills Park, July 16th, with about 30 members present.  Officers elected for the ensuing years are: R. F. HICKEY, president; Mrs. B. F. TISCHER, treasurer; W. J. ROYCE, secretary.  

Penn Yan Democrat           Oct. 20, 1933                        by Cathy Coon

LEWIS  -  At Canandaigua, Saturday, Oct. 14th, Taylor Lewis, 79.

Besides his wife, he leaves two daughters, Mrs. Everett Green, of Stanley, and Mrs. Eva Chapman, of Rushville; a son , Fred Lewis, of Stanley; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Martha Craft, of Gorham.   

Unknown Paper               1934                      by:  Ron Hanley

Joyce Moves Grocery to Main Street Store
 Edward H. Joyce, in the grocery business in Canandaigua for 20 years, is returning to Main Street Monday after conducting his store in Coach Street for the past four years.
 Workmen are today completing remodeling and decorating of the former J. W. Wade store, 205 South Main Street, in the Foster block, to which Mr. Joyce will move, opening for business Monday.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Monday  February 5, 1934       by: Ron Hanley 
DEATHS  -  John McCormack, 80, formerly of Canandaigua, died in Hopewell Saturday.  He leaves a daughter and two sons, Mrs. William G. Clark, of Allamuchy, N.J., Edward McCormack, of Canandaigua, and Frank McCormack, of Point Pleasant, and a brother and sister, William J. McCormack, of Canandaigua, and Mrs. Emma Doyle, of Rochester.
The funeral will take place Wednesday at 9:30 from Curtice and McElwee Mortuary rooms in South Main Street, and at 10 o'clock from St.
Mary's Church. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Saturday  February 17,  1934              by:  Ron Hanley
MRS. MICHAEL G. COLLINS                    [Mary (Kavney) Collins]
 From St. Mary's Church this morning took place the funeral of Mrs. Michael G. Collins, of Chapin Street, who died Wednesday.
Solemn Requiem Mass was celebrated by the Rev. Michael C. Wall, Rector of the church, assisted by the Rev. James O'Brien, of Clifton
Springs and the Rev. William J. Devereau(x), assistant rector of St. Mary's.
Bearers were Thomas Kaveny Jr., and Robert G. Kaveny, of Pittsburgh, John and Robert Kaveny, Leonard Canan and Charles J. Cowan,
of Canandaigua. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery.

Ontario County Times-Journal, Canandaigua, NY           Friday,     Feb 23, 1934            by:  Dianne Thomas

+  Wedding Bells - THOMPSON-REIMUND - Announcements have been received of the marriage of Miss Freda REIMUND, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl REIMUND of Meadville, Pa., and Williams Stewart THOMPSON of Pittsburgh, formerly of Canandaigua, son of the late John S. THOMPSON and Mrs. John S. THOMPSON of Perry Place. The ceremony was performed on Thursday, February 15th, at the home of the bride's parents by the Rev. Dr. Phillip KRAUS and the Rev. Ludweg MESSNER.  The attendants were Miss Clara M. THOMPSON of Canandaigua, sister of the groom and Joseph L. MOONEY of Pittsburgh.  Following the wedding dinner and reception, Mr. and Mrs. THOMPSON left for New York where the sailed for Bermuda on Saturday.  After March 15th, they will be home at the Lawrence Apartments on the Terrace, Meadville. 

TYLER - The death of Hanson B. TYLER, aged 61, took place at his home in Gibson street, Wednesday, after a week's illness.  He as born at Haymarket, Va., and had been a resident of this city for 27 years and during most of that time had been superintendent of the enameling plant of the Lisk Manufacturing Co.  For 25 years he had been a member of the vestry of St. John's Episcopal church and ws serving as senior warden at the time of his death.  Mr. TYLER is survived by his widow (Virginia); two sons, H. Boyden TYLER of Corning and John TYLER of Canandaigua, and two daughters, Miss Kate TYLER of this city and Mrs. Charles R. MELLON of Geneva.  Funeral services will be held from St. John's church, this afternoon at 2 o'clock, with Rev. Herbert L. GAYLORD officiating.  Interment will be made in Woodlawn cemetery. 

ADAMS - The death of John William ADAMS, aged 76 years, formerly of Hopewell, took place at his home in Lewiston Heights, Sunday.  Mr. ADAMS was born in Madison, Wis., February 19, 1858 and came to Hopewell to live as a boy.  He later lived in Avon and for many years had been engaged in the hardware business in Niagara Falls.  In 1901 he ws married to Miss Arzie S. SACKETT of Canandaigua.  Besides his wife, he leaves one brother, A. H. ADAMS of this city; and several nieces and nephews, among them, Mrs. George ARMITAGE and Mrs. Caroline A. PUSEY of this city; Mrs. Charles SCHUFELT of Phelps and Mrs. Ray BIRD of Port Gibson.  Funeral services were held from home Tuesday afternoon.  Brief services were held in Woodlawn chapel here Wednesday, followed by interment in Woodlawn cemetery.  Rev. John H. WILLIS officiated.

BRAND - Mildred Alice BRAND, 7 week old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil BRAND, Coy street, died at Memorial hospital, Monday morning after a short illness.  Besides her parents, she leaves two brothers, Richard and Cecil BRAND of this city and her grandmother, (cut off)

ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL    Friday      March 2, 1934      Pg 4, col  3       by:  Ron Hanley
ELLIS -  Miss Ina Ellis, native of Canandaigua, died Tuesday, in a New York hospital after an illness of several weeks. She was a teacher on Public School No. 60, Manhattan, and had been associated with the public schools of New York for 33 years.
 A daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James A. Ellis of this city, Miss Ellis received her education in the public schools in Canandaigua and in Albany Normal College. She was a member of Canandaigua Congregational church.
She leaves a twin sister and three brothers, Miss Ada E. Ellis, Herbert J. and George R. Ellis of this city, and Arthur Ellis of Peking,
The funeral was held Thursday afternoon, from the family home in West Gibson street, the Rev. Charles N. St. John, pastor of the
Congregational church, officiating. Interment was made in Woodlawn cemetery.

 Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY     Thurs.    Mar 15, 1934                     by:  GSubyak@aol.com 

Henry F. Thomas -  Last Civil War Survivor Of Canandaigua
Canandaigua, Mar. 14 - Henry F. THOMAS, 91, last surviving veteran of the Civil War in this city, died at his home in Saltonstall Street today. He was born a slave on a Louisiana plantation Dec. 23, 1843.
Mr. THOMAS frequently had told stories of his  early plantation life among 900 other Negro slaves. Although given his freedom  by proclamation in 1862, he remained with his master until 1863, when he  enlisted in the Ninth Louisiana Colored Infantry under General BANKS and served  throughout the war. He was mustered out of service in the Shenandoah Valley in  October, 1865, after
having participated in many of the most important battles  of the war. For many months he was a member of SHERIDAN's army.
At the close of the war Mr. THOMAS accompanied  Lieut. Fred COSSUM to Auburn, where he first worked as a painter, and later as a  farmhand. In the winter he attended school. In 1871 he moved from Auburn to East  Rush to work in a mill and in 1875 went to work for Joseph STULL of Rochester at a farm in West Bloomfield. A year later he moved to Naples, where he was  employed as farm hand by Hollis J. TYLER and later by F. W. BEERS.
In 1886 Mr. THOMAS came to Canandaigua and worked  as a porter for Henry DRAKE at the Webster Hotel in South Main Street. Two years  later he became a porter at Canandaigua Hotel and in 1903 was engaged by the new  Rochester & Eastern Interurban Trolley Company as porter at the local waiting room, where he was employed until the road was abandoned.
Mr. THOMAS was the last member of A. M. Murray  Post, GAR, and had served in all its offices. He was married in 1884, but his wife died many years ago. He is survived by a daughter, Miss Cora THOMAS, and a  son, John THOMAS, both of Canandaigua.
Funeral services will be conducted by Canandaigua  American Legion Post in the Methodist Church at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, with burial  in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Canandaigua, Mar. 14 - Mrs. Helen Jeanette BUTLER, 76, widow of James H. BUTLER of Scottsville, died in the home of her son, Floyd D. BUTLER in this city  today. She was born in Virginia Mar. 13, 1858, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David  SMITH. Since the death of her husband she had made her home in Canandaigua.  Besides the son, she is survived by three grandchildren, Jack, Robert and Elinor  BUTLER of this city, and two sisters, Mrs. Martin PRICE of Scottsville and Mrs. Eunice CHAPIN of Rochester. Funeral services will be Friday at 2 p.m. with  burial in Scottsville.

Canandaigua, Mar. 14 - Albert Edward SHUFELT, 70, former New York City newspaper man, died today at the home of Mrs. Laura R. WILKIE in West Gibson Street.
He is survived by a brother, Linton P. SHUFELT of  South Walpole, Mass., and a sister, Mrs. Frank J. MOORE of Braintree, Mass.  Funeral services will be in mortuary rooms in North Street Friday at 2 p.m. with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Clifton Springs, Mar. 14 - Robert ELLIOTT, 82, died in his home here yesterday after a brief illness. He was born in Ireland, coming to this country when a boy. He is survived by his widow; four daughters, Mrs. George McNAIR and Mrs. Orio DABWIN of East Rochester, Mrs. John GIBSON of Nunda and Mrs. Albert SICKLES of Berkely, Mich.; two sons, William of Rochester and Robert of this village. Funeral services will be Friday at 1 p.m. with burial in Mount Morris.

DEATH - KETCHUM - Entered into rest at her home, 403 Rosewood Terrace, Wednesday, Mar. 14, 1934, Minnie A. KETCHUM, widow of John C. KETCHUM. Survived by one  daughter, Mrs. Wm. J. WRIGHT of Rochester; one son, Arthur J. KETCHUM, of Hampton, Virginia; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  Funeral services at Nye's Funeral Home, 512 Meigs Street, Friday afternoon at 2:30. Interment at Riverside Cemetery.        Canandaigua papers please copy.

Ontario Co. Times-Journal, Canandaigua, NY        Friday                March 16, 1934                by:  Dianne Thomas

In Surrogate's Court - 

+Letters of administration were issued by Surrogate Harry I. DUNTON to George R. ELLIS of Canandaigua, upon the estate of Ina M. ELLIS, late of Canandaigua, who died in New York City, February 27.   Personal property is listed at $2,000 and real estate at $3,000.  the heirs mentioned in the petition are George R. ELLIS and Herbert J. ELLIS, brothers, of Canandaigua, Arthur C. ELLIS, another brother of Peking, China and Ada E. ELLIS, a sister of Canandaigua.  

+ Letters of administration were issued by Surrogate DUNTON upon the estate of William GOODMAN, who died in the town of Phelps, January 24.  Personal property is listed at $3,500 with real estate in the same amount.  The heirs listed are Lewis C. GOODMAN, a son, and Anna M. COSTON, a daughter, both of Phelps. 

ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL    Tuesday     March 20, 1934     Pg 4, col  3     by:  Ron Hanley
The marriage of Miss Margaret E. McMillan, daughter of Mrs. Miriam S. McMillan, North Avenue, and Edward W. Stevens, son of Mrs. Stevens and the late Truman S. Stevens of Canandaigua, former Commissioner of Public Welfare, took place Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock. Rev. George E. Finlay, of Greenwick, N. Y., former pastor of the First Baptist church of this city, performed the ceremony. 
The bride's gown was of beige corded crepe with brown accessories, and she wore a shoulder bouquet of gardenias. The bride is a graduate of Canandaigua Academy, class of 1930, and she has taught for the past three years.
The groom is a graduate of Honeoye High school and the Rochester Business Institute.  After a short Eastern motor trip they will make their home at 165 Parish Street.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL   Canandaigua   Friday    March 30, 1934     Pg 4, col 4

McMAHON - At Victor, March 25, 1934, Michael E. McMahon, aged 80 years.

At California, Pa., March 22, 1934, O. O. Hornbake, aged 86 years, father of Mrs. J. Hart Kinsey of this city.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER    Thursday     April 26, 1934       by:  Ron Hanley

Mrs. John Andrews  - Committal services for Mrs. John Andrews, 95, formerly of Canandaigua, who died in Philadelphia February 4, will take place Saturday at 2 0'clock in West Avenue Cemetery. The Rev. Charles N. St. John, of the Congregational Church will officiate.

The remains will be accompanied to this city by her daughter and husband, Dr. and Mrs. James Talley, of Philadelphia, with whom she had
made her home.

Peter J. Burke Taken By Death  - Prominent In Affairs Of City Peter J. Burke, 51, proprietor of the Webster Hotel and one of the most active business men in affairs of the city, died this morning at the apartment in the hotel. Although he had been ill for several weeks his death was unexpected and is a great shock to the community.

Mr. Burke was born in Canandaigua, April 9, 1883, son of Peter E. and Ellen Coyle Burke. He received his early education in St. Mary's Parochial School. He had been in business in Main Street for 30 years. For 10 years he was affiliated with his father and brothers in the cafe and restaurant business now occupied by the Seneca Restaurant, operated by his brother Albert C. Burke. Twenty years ago he became proprietor of the Webster Hotel which had been thoroughly modernized under his management.
Mr. Burke had served as a member of the Civil Service Commission and was one of the incorporators of the new Chamber of Commerce when it
was organized in 1924. He was a director at the time of his death, had served on several important committees and was an enthusiastic worker in
its behalf. He also was a director in the Finger Lakes Association, a past President of the Merrill Hose Company, member of the New York State
Hotel Association, the Hotel Greeters of America, the Buffalo Field and Trap Club and Geneva Lodge of Elks.
Besides his wife, Mrs. Helen Moynihan Burke, Mr. Burke leaves two brothers and two sisters, Gilbert Burke of Miami, Okla, Albert C. Burke,
Mrs. Katherine Perego and Mrs. John Gleason, of this city.  
The funeral will take place Saturday at 9:30 from the hotel and at 10 o'clock from St. Mary's Church. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Ontario Co. Times-Journal, Canandaigua, NY        Friday                May 4, 1934                by:  Dianne Thomas

People You Know:

Mrs. Joel F. TRICKEY, North road, will be hostess of the Thursday bridge club, next week.

Miss Mary D. JEWETT, North Main street, will entertain the Sewing Club, Tuesday afternoon.  

Mrs. Earl F. HUTTON, North Main street, will entertain the This 'n' That Club at tea, Tuesday. 

Mrs. Harry SMITH has returned to her home in Howell street after spending the the winter in Rochester.

Mrs. Thomas O'BRIEN, Gorham street, is spending 10 days with her daughter in New York city.  

Mrs. Howard L. COONS, Howell street, entertained at luncheon and bridge, Tuesday afternoon for Miss Mary C. KIRKHAM.

Mrs. Robert G. COOK, Gibson street, will entertain the Travelers Club, Wednesday afternoon.  Miss Nelly FREEMAN will read the paper.

Mrs. John S. RIPPEY, Park avenue and Mrs. Benjamin R. WHITE of Rochester will be hostesses of the Octo Club at the home of Mrs. RIPPEY, May 21st.

Mrs. H. H. HOOLIHAN of Syracuse is the guest of her sister, Mrs. Harold H. KINDE, White street.  Mr. HOOLIHAN is expected to be here for the weekend.  

Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. FURMAN have returned to their home in Brooklyn, after spending some time with her father, William M. CROWLY, Gorham street. 

Mrs. Jennie LARNEY, Fort Hill avenue, entertained the Carefree Club, Tuesday evening.  The next meeting will be held June 5th, with Mrs. Hattie COOK, Smith road.

Mrs. T. S. CARTER, Adelaide avenue, entertained the Officers club of Canandaigua Chapter, O.E.S., Tuesday evening.  Assistant hostesses were Miss Lutie GOODING and Mrs. Albert L. JEUDEVINE

Miss Jane LEARY, occupational therapy aide, and Miss Mary MOSER, librarian, at the Veterans' hospital, spent the weekend on a motor trip to Miss LEARY'S home in Vermont and Miss MOSER'S home in Amherst, NH.  

Mrs. Howard G. KENNEDY, Dungan street, will be hostess of Circle Seven of the Congregational Women's Society, Monday evening.  She will be assisted by Mrs. Earle F. HUTTON, Mrs.  John R. BOHLMANN and Miss Margaret J. DURAND

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel M. DOUGLASS of Rochester, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Dorothea, to Melvin C. BABCOCK of Canandaigua, son of Mrs. Carrie BABCOCK of Naples.  The wedding is to take place in the late summer.  

Miss Jane ALDRICH of Victor was guest of honor at a luncheon and variety shower given by Mrs. Frederick VALE, Chapin road, recently. The married of Miss ALDRICH and Clarence JOHNSTON of Canandaigua is to take place soon. 

Mrs. Robert F. THOMPSON, Hubbell street, will entertain at luncheon and bridge in "The Canandaigua", this afternoon, for Mrs. Albert J. FORSTER, formerly Miss Helen ADAMS, Miss Mary KIRKHAM, Miss Audrey MARSELLES and Miss Alice FITCH, whose engagements have been announced.

Mrs. Lot D. SUTHERLAND was elected president of the Current Events Club at the annual meeting held at their home in North Main street, Monday afternoon.  she succeeds Mrs. Walter G. DEPEW.  Other officers are Mrs. Leon A. STETSON, vice president and Mrs. Lewis H. ADAMS, secretary and treasurer.  Meetings were adjourned until October 1st, when Mrs. Charles J. ROBINSON, Howell street, will be hostess. 

Mrs. C. A. TORREY, East Lake road and Miss Leah WHEELER of East Bloomfield were re-elected district president and vice president, respectively, at the Western District meeting of the Home Bureau Federation in Niagara Falls, Monday.  Others present from Ontario county were Mrs. John BAXTER of Geneva, Mrs. Elena KISTNER of Naples, Mrs. Robert LORING of Manchester, Mrs. George BURGESS of Seneca Castles and Mrs. James K. HAIRE of Canandaigua.  

ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL    Friday    May 4, 1934    Pg 5, col 4       by:  Ron Hanley
Stanton D. Kirkham, Howell Street, has issued invitations for a tea from 4 to 6 o'clock Saturday afternoon, at The Canandaigua, in honor of his daughter, Miss Mary Clark Kirkham, whose marriage to Frederick A. McKechnie, Jr., is to take place, June 9th.

The Enterprise                    Thursday                      June 14, 1934                             by:  Dianne Thomas 

Mourns Death of Sister - Charles Rogers of Main street mourns the death of his sister, Mrs. Anna R. Howland, wife of Wilbur C. Howland of Victor, which occurred at her home in that village on June 6.  She had been in poor health for several years. She leaves her husband, a daughter, two grandsons and the brother.

Funeral services were held on Saturday afternoon, with burial in Boughton Hill cemetery.

Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY       Friday            June 22, 1934            by:  GSubyak@aol.com 

BUCANAN - In this city, June 20, 1934, Ella R. BUCANAN, age 80 years. She leaves one son, Seth ___ of West Webster; one sister, Mrs. Jennie LARNEY of Canandaigua; two brothers, George and James PALMER of Michigan.  Funeral from the Chapel of Woodlawn Cemetery, Canandaigua, Saturday afternoon, June 23 at 2 o'clock. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY       Saturday            June 23, 1934            by:  GSubyak@aol.com 

PALMER - Eveleene HAVENS, daughter of the late James M. PALMER and Ruth FRANCISCO PALMER, at 2 a.m. Friday morning at her summer residence, Glen Cove on Canandaigua Lake. Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Charles H. WESTCOTT of Seneca Falls; two nieces, Mrs. Robert F. THOMPSON of Canandaigua and Miss Alice R. WESTCOTT of Seneca Falls; two nephews, James R. RUDD of Shelton, Wash., and 
Philip R. WESTCOTT of Seneca Falls.  Funeral services from Glen Cove Sunday, 3 p.m., Rev. Charles N.  St. JOHN officiating. Interment in West Avenue Cemetery, Canandaigua.

EVELEENE HAVENS PALMER  - Canandaigua, June 22 - Miss Eveleene Havens PALMER of this city, died today in the summer home of Justice and Mrs. Robert F. THOMPSON at Glen Cove, west shore of Canandaigua Lake.

The Daily Messenger, Canandaigua, NY          October 1, 1934                                     by Sharon Ward

Home for Funeral - Miss Jane S. Douglass, of Painted Post, is at home to attend the funeral of her grandfather, Frank Olmstead.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER    Thursday     October 4, 1934        by:  Ron Hanley
DEATHS  - Mrs. Jeremiah Maley
From St. Mary's Church this morning took place the largely attended funeral of Mrs. Jeremiah Maley, of Hopewell, who died Tuesday.
The Rev. Michael C. Wall, rector officiated, and the bearers were the sons, Frank A., Charles C. and Harold J. Maley, of Buffalo, Edward C.
and Allen J. Maley, of Hopewell, and Lt. Kenneth B. Maley, of Staten  Island. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery.
Mrs. Maley was a lifelong resident of Hopewell and most active in affairs of the community. Besides the six sons a sister and two brothers, she leaves thirteen grandchildren.

Victor Herald, Victor, NY,   Friday,   December 21, 1934               by:  Dianne Thomas 

Dist. Att'y Pushes Drive Against County's Illicit Liquor Trade -  District Attorney Nathan D. LAPHAM continues is relentless drive for the suppression of the illegal trade in intoxicants in Ontario County for which appropriation of $500 was recently made by the Board of Supervisors.   Under his direction, Sheriff Ernest W. KERSKIE and Under sheriff Walter ELLING apprehended four alleged violators, Tuesday night, two in the town of Victor, one in South Bristol and one in Farmington.  All were immediately arraigned in local courts. 

Antonio PATAMISE, 37, and Ollie PIZZIMINTI, 40 of Victor were arrested, charged with selling liquor without a license.  PATAMISE, known as "Scarface", pleaded guilty before Justice Archie CUYKENDALL of Victor and was given the maximum sentence of a $200 fine and 6 months in the county jail.  PIZZIMINTI, brother in law to PATAMISE, who had been acting as his bartender, also pleaded guilty and was fined $100.  A sentence of 6 months in jail was suspended during good behavior.  Chief of Police, William DELONG of Victor assisted in making the arrests.  Justice CUYKENDALL gave gave consideration to previous activities of PATAMISE in imposing a maximum sentence.  

In Farmington, Emmett RYAN, 42, was arrested and arraigned before Justice R. Wayne POWER.  RYAN changed a plea of not guilty to guilty and was given a sentence of 6 months in jail in addition to a fine of $50.  the jail sentence was suspended during good behavior. 

Clinton N. HOLCOMB, 65, of South Bristol, also charged with selling alcoholic beverages without having obtained the necessary license, pleaded not guilty when brought before Justice Otto F. HERZBERG and asked for a trial by jury.  The case was set down for January 3, 1935 and bail fixes at $200.

Two arrests previously made on the same charge were of Paul YUZZO and John SANDMAN, both of the town of Canandaigua.  Each was fined $100 and was given a 6 month's sentence, which was suspended during good behavior.  

District Attorney LAPHAM has said that he is determined to put an end to illicit liquor selling in the county, both as a protection to the public from the distribution of inferior and adulterated beverages and also in justice to legitimate dealers who are complying with the requirements of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.  While predicting that other arrests will be made, he declined, very properly, to give any information regarding his plans for continuing the clean-up drive.  

 ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL  Friday       January 25, 1935         by:  Ron Hanley
The death of Mrs. Phoebe Douglass Case, aged 86 years, widow of Isaiah Case, took place at the home of her sister, Mrs. Ira P. Cribb,
Park Street, Sunday following a long illness. 
She was born in Pittstown, May 18, 1848, the daughter of Samuel and Waity Gifford Douglass. She is survived by her sister, a brother,
James S. Douglass, a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Edson T. Case, and several nieces and nephews.
Private funeral services were held from the Cribb home, Tuesday, the Rev. Stephen S. Pratt, officiating. Interment was made in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Victor Herald, Victor, NY            Friday             Feb 1, 1935                    by: Dianne Thomas  

+  Court Hearings - (first part cut off)  Hon. Marsh N. TAYLOR presiding, are those of Mr. and Mrs. John H. HICKS and their daughters, Miss Mabel HICKS of Canandaigua and Miss Katherine HICKS of Washington, DC, against William CIRINGIONE and Peter CIRINGIONE of the Bronx.  The actions are brought to recover damages and injuries sustained in an automobile accident which occurred near Peekskill in the summer of 1933.  

There are 57 cases on the general calendar, 36 of which are negligence actions.  Others listed are as follows:

James A. MORROW vs. Richard SHEPHERD, negligence; Lois M. CLISE vs. Timothy MULACHY, negligence; Joseph DePILLO vs. Town of Waterloo, Seneca county and Lehigh Valley RR, negligence; Lee FAKE vs. Edward and Emma LEACHE, money damages; Patrick SHERRY vs. Pennsylvania RR Co., negligence; Helen BAUER vs. Iris SMITH, to recover possession; Dorothy C. HOPKINS vs. Pennsylvania RR and Elmer WILSON, negligence; Abraham HARA vs. Freda ABBOTT, breach of contract; Fenton C. ELWELL vs. Leon LIEDEKER and Abraham LIEDEKER, negligence; Ernest J. BOLSVERT vs. Clinton L. GARNETT, receiver, personal injury; Town of Farmington vs. Fred GUILE, negligence; Diana BALLISTRERI vs. Francesco PAOLO, contract; Walter C. ROSE vs. Elwin R. MARSHALL, contract; Rose MEYERSON vs. Mary M. ROSE and Earl LANE, negligence; Virginia E. MURPHY vs. Clifford E. MURPHY, divorce; Samuel MEYERSON vs. Mary M. ROSE and Earl LANE, negligence; Francis J. BEATTY vs. Oscar T. MORTON, negligence, Mary AMBROSE vs. Seneca Kraut and and Pickling Co., breach of warranty; John W. COOGAN vs. George E. and Mary LEONARD, negligence; Frederick A. GAGE vs. John S. MC ISAAC, negligence; William E. OVERSLAW vs. Ernest C. and Madelyn HINES, trespass; DeWitt C. SMOCK vs. Lawrence SHEEHAN and Elizabeth SHEEHAN, negligence; Harry M. SEEBOLD vs. Harry C. KLINGMAN, negligence; Belmont E. SCHWINGLE vs. Mary EARLES, malicious prosecution; Amelia ROSETTI vs Lehigh Valley RR, negligence; Howard J. BRIGGS vs. Clay W. HAMLIN, contract; George J. PAPPAS vs. Peter DENILISHEN, negligence; 

John H. DILLON vs. Gillo DE PAOILA, negligence; Henry RUDNER vs. Jarvis C. SHERMAN, contract; Samuel COPOZZI vs. Frank BLUNENAU, negligence; Earl A. HOAG vs. Ben WOODS, damages; Lewis TANDLE vs. Thadeus BRUZEE, negligence; John W. COOGAN, vs. George E. and Mary LEONARD, negligence; John VENUTI vs. Lewis REEVES, negligence; Clifton Springs Sanitarium Co. vs. Joseph LYNCH, contract; Carrie GREEN vs. Wallace A. SWARTHOUT, action on promissory note; Charles Advertising Service vs. William H. PURPLE, note; George W. POTTER and Raymond CASE vs. Ontario County Patrons' Fire Relief Association, insurance; Chalmers C. WARD vs. Margaret B. and William Miller; negligence; Edna WARD vs. Margaret B. and William MILLER, negligence; Ira F. and Robert E. HUMPHREY vs. William A. SLINGERLAND, promissory notes; Delia DIXON, vs. Columbia Casualty Co., contract; Francis R. HAUF, Clarence and Mary RIDLEY, vs. H. Duane CLARK, Willard H. HOOKWAY, John BALADINO and Francis MANNING, negligence; Earl KARNEY vs. Fred R. HALL, negligence; Carlton K. BROWNELL vs. Charles F. HAGEN, contract; Leslie S. SCOTT vs. Thomas nad Paul DUFFY, negligence; Ina POWELL vs. Albert E. POWELL, promissory note; Claud DEAR vs. Phillip SMITHERS and Margaret THORP, negligence;  Arthur L. WHIPPLE vs. Allison CONVERSE, negligence; Clarence KEARNEY vs. Fred H. HALL, negligence; Margaret M. HOLTZ vs. Harry CLIFTON, negligence; Alfred J. ZOBELL, vs. Harry CLIFTON, negligence.

Seven cases are listed on the equity calendar as follows: Anna MC LAUUGHLIN vs. Aloystus H. MC LAUGHLIN, separation; Village of Victor vs. Town of Victor, money had and received; John SPINA vs. Mary SPINA, separation; Silvestro GENTILE vs. Concetta GENTILE, annulment; Edna L. PITCHER vs. James L. PITCHER, separation; Clifford SIMPSON vs. Ida May SIMPSON, divorce; Albert RICKETSON vs. Elizabeth RICKETSON, divorce.

(Probably) The Daily Messenger, Canandaigua, NY     March 2, 1935                           by Sharon Ward
Herbert M. Welch
Committal services for Herbert M. Welch, formerly of Canandaigua, who died Sunday at his home in Kenmore, were held at the grave in Woodlawn Cemetery this afternoon, the Rev. Stephen S. Pratt, retired Methodist pastor, officiating.     Bearers were T. Edward Rippey, Ray W. Johnson, Fred M. Douglass, and Wallace Seaman.

( Probably) The Daily Messenger, Canandaigua, NY         December 1934 or 35                       by Sharon Ward

Phalen - Cribb
Announcement is made of the marriage of Miss Lisbeth DeWolf Phalen, daughter of Mrs. Mary C. Phalen, of Fort Hill Avenue, and Rolland F. Cribb, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ira P. Cribb of Park Street.  The ceremony was performed by Justice of the Peace George G. Atwell in Cazenovia, Dec. 15.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Monday  February 11, 1935        by:  Ron Hanley
Deaths  -  Mrs. Joseph P. Cougevan
Funeral services for Mrs. Catherine Law Cougevan, formerly of Canandaigua, widow of Joseph P. Cougevan, former supreme Court Clerk of Monroe County, who died Saturday evening in St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, will be held Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. from the home of 100 Hortense Street, and at 9 o'clock from St. Peter's and Paul's Church, Rochester. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Canandaigua.
Mrs. Cougevan died after an operation followed by pneumonia.  She leaves two sons, William and Leonard Cougevan, of Rochester,
three sisters and two brothers, Mrs. Thomas Gibbs and Mrs. Clara Hopkins, of Buffalo, Mrs. John O'Brien, of Middleport, former County Clerk, John H. Law, of Rochester, and George H. Law, of Auburn.

ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL    Friday   March 15, 1935    Pg  4, col 1     by:  Ron Hanley
Births:  VanGelder  -   At Memorial hospital March 11, 1935, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Gordon VanGelder, Wood Street.

ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL    Friday     April 12, 1935     Pg 7, col 3         by:  Ron Hanley
Miss Helen Long was a guest of honor, Tuesday evening at a bridge dinner and kitchen shower given at Three Acres Tea Room by Mrs. Wense L. Gardner and Miss Adelaide Widman of this city, and Mrs. Bernadine Daley of Manchester. Miss Long's marriage to Ethelbert Sieler of East Bloomfield is to take place at St. Mary's Church, April 24th.

ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL   Friday   April 26, 1935          Pg  4, col  3    by:  Ron Hanley
Miss Helen Gertrude Long, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Long of South Pearl street, and Ethelbert Otto Seiler, son of Charles Seiler of East Bloomfield, were married at St. Mary's church, Wednesday morning.  The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Michael C. Wall, rector, who celebrated a nuptial mass following the service. Mrs. Raymond H. Brasser played the wedding music. 
The bride was gowned in white satin trimmed with Dutchess lace and seed pearls. Her long tulle veil was caught to a cap of the lace, pearl trimmed. She carried a shower bouquet of bride roses, gypsophilia and lilies of the valley, tied with tulle ribbon.
Miss Genevieve Long, of this city, sister of the bride, as bridesmaid wore pale blue matelasse crepe, with picture hat of pink lace
straw and slippers of a corresponding shade. Her flowers were pink rosebuds, gypsophilia and lilies of the valley, tied with pink and blue ribbons.  Charles Seiler, Jr., of East Bloomfield, brother of the bridegroom, was best man, and the ushers were Charles Roth and Raymond Tanea, of Canandaigua. 
Following the ceremony a wedding breakfast was served in the home of the bride's parents to about 35 guests. Twelve were seated at the bride's table, which was centered with her bouquet and ivory tapers. Spring flowers decorated the home. 
After a 10 day motor trip to Washington, Mr. and Mrs. Seiler will occupy a cottage on the west lake shore for the Summer. He is a
radio operator connected with the WHAM control station at Victor. His bride has been stenographer at the Corner Bookstore for several years. Her traveling costume was a navy blue swagger suit, with dusty pink and navy accessories. 
Out of town guests were from Syracuse, Watertown, Rochester, Buffalo, East Bloomfield, Holcomb, Manchester and Victor.

Ontario C. Times Journal, Canandaigua, NY   Friday    April 26, 1935           by: Dianne Thomas 

Wedding Bells

+  PRESSLER - HILDUM - The marriage of Miss Eloise Lorraine HILDUM, daughter of Mrs. Verna HILDUM of Atwater Place and Claude C. PRESSLER, son of Mrs. Ora PRESSLER, took place Wednesday, noon in the home of Mrs. PRESSLER in Naples.  The ceremony was performed by the Rev. F. C. HOUSE, pastor of the Naples Methodist church.  The bride, who was given in marriage by her brother, Harold HILDUM, of this city, wore a gown of white organdy with matching accessories and carried a bouquet of white flowers.  Miss Theresea TOOLEY of Naples, as bridesmaid,  wore pink chiffon with matching accessories and carried a pink bouquet.  Delmar DRAKE of Naples was best man.  Following a brief trip, Mr. and Mrs. PRESSLER will make their home in Naples.  Both attend Naples High school.


MC MAHON - The death of John L. MC MAHON, aged 35, of the East Lake road, took place at Memorial hospital, Tuesday night.  He was born in Victor.  He leaves a son, Richard MC MAHON of Penn Yan ; his father, William MC MAHON of Canandaigua; three sisters and a brother, Mrs. Alice STANTON of Rochester, Mrs. William MONAGHAN of Washington, Mrs. Ida WITTER and William MC MAHON of Canandaigua.  The funeral will take place this Friday morning at 8:30 from the home of his father, west of the city and at 9:30 from St. Mary's church.  Interment will be made in the Calvary cemetery. 

LANE - Funeral services for Gerald Raymond LANE, 10 month old son of Mr. and Mrs. Warren A. LANE, who died Friday, were held from the home in Pleasant street,  Monday afternoon.  The Rev. John H. WILLIS officiated and interment was made at Woodlawn cemetery.  Besides his parents, he leaves three sisters and one brother, Misses Elizabeth, Margaret and Charlotte LANE and John LANE, and his grandfather, John FOLTZ, all of Canandaigua; also his grandmother, Mrs. Isabel GLODE of Worcester, Mass. 

MILES - Funeral services for Bert N. MILES, aged 49, who died suddenly, Monday, were held from the home in Dailey avenue, Wednesday afternoon. The Rev. Herbert L. GAYLORD officiated and interment was made in Woodlawn cemetery.  Besides his wife, Mrs. Eugenia B. RELFSTECK MILES, he leaves three daughters, Dorothy, Jean and Patricia MILES of this city; and three sisters, Mrs. Clinton HADSELL and Mrs. Louis SLACK of Middlesex, and Mrs. Joseph LA COMBE of Waterloo.

PATTERSON - Arthur PATTERSON, aged 55 years, of Holcomb, died at Memorial hospital, Wednesday night, of pneumonia. 

In Surrogate's Court

+  The will of Michael KEATING, who died in the town of Victor, March 16, has been admitted to probate by Surrogate Fred D. CRIBB, involving personal property with about $200 and real estate valued in the neighborhood of $3,000.  The entire estate is bequeathed the widow, Mrs. Mary S. KEATING, of Victor, who qualifies as executrix.

+  An appraisal of the estate of James H. HASLETT of Phelps shows he left property aggregated $44,656.47.  From this was deducted $2,607.35 in debts and expenses, leaving a net estate of $42,049.12, on which was levied a tax of $370.49.  Disposition of property follows:  Thomas HASLETT, brother of Geneva, $14,016.37; May T. ALVORD of Bayonne, NJ and Ruth T. BEERS of Bridgeport, Conn., nieces, $4,672.12 each; Elizabeth LAWRENCE and Townsend LAWRENCE, great niece and great nephew, both of New York City, $2,236.06 each .

+ Albert F. ROBSON of Seneca Town left a gross estates of $45,525.08.  Debts, commissions and expenses reduced this to $42,747.02, on which was levied a tax of $415.71. Of the net estate, $1,176.34 passes to Number Nine Presbyterian Church of Seneca Town and $250 each to the church cemetery and the Seneca Cemetery Association.  The rest is distributed as follows:  Charles G. ROBSON, nephew of Geneva, $19, 136.33; Hannah OFFICE of Geneva, $200; John C. ROBSON, nephew, of Seneca Falls, William N. ROBSON of Great Neck, NY and Frank H. ROBSON of Elizabeth, NJ, nephews, $3,676.34, each; Margaret ROBSON of Newark, NY, Constance ANSLEY, Frances GREGORY (cut off)

ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL Friday  June 21, 1935 Pg 4  col 3    by: M. Kelly

Wedding    AVERY - WEBSTER

Miss Lois Lovetta Webster, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Pimm, Chapin St., and Roger Calvin Avery, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Avery, of Gibson Street, were married at the Presbyterian church, Monday afternoon. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Hardy Lumb, pastor, in the presence of the immediate families and a few friends.

The bride, who was attended by Miss Elizabeth Rouse, wore aquamarine blue chiffon with matching turban and carried a shower bouquet of white roses and sweet peas. The maid of honor wore chamois yellow chiffon and carried Tallisman roses and sweet peas. John S. Avery was his brother's best man, and ushers were Theodore D. and James A. Avery, brothers of the bridegroom, and William E. O'Rourke and Robert W. Harral, all members of this city.

A reception and dinner at Averhill, east lake shore, followed the ceremony. After a two week's trip to Maine, Mr. and Mrs. Avery will live at 344 North Main Street.


THE VICTOR HERALD     Friday    June 21, 1935     Front Page


Miss Lois Lovetta Webster, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Pimm, and Roger Calvin Avery, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Avery, of Canandaigua, were married Monday afternoon, in the Presbyterian church of Canandaigua.  The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Hardy Lumb, in the presence of the immediate family and a few friends.

The bride, who was attended by Miss Elizabeth Rouse, wore aquamarine blue chiffon with matching turban and carried a shower bouquet of white roses and sweet peas. The maid of honor wore chamois yellow chiffon and carried Tallisman roses and sweet peas. John S. Avery was his brother's best man, and ushers were Theodore D. and James A. Avery, brothers of the bridegroom, and William E. O'Rourke and Robert W. Harral, all of Canandaigua.

The mother of the bride wore a gown of blue lace with blue hat and a shoulder bouquet of pink roses and gypsophila. Mrs. Avery was in maroon and black print chiffon gown with white accessories. Her shoulder bouquet was of American Beauty roses and violets. A reception and dinner at Averhill, east lake shore, followed the ceremony. After a two weeks' trip to Maine, Mr. and Mrs. Avery will live at 344 North Main street, Canandaigua.

Mr. Avery is a graduate of Canandaigua Academy, Class of 1926, and of the School of Commerce of Rochester. He is employed in the office of Neisner Brothers, Rochester. His bride also is an Academy graduate, Class of 1932, and attended the Rochester Business Institute. There were numerous prenuptial events, which included a variety shower by Mrs. Otto Kerskie and Mrs. Clifton Collins of Rochester at the home of Mrs. Kerskie in Victor.  Lois is the daughter of Mr. Webster and Emma Grinnell.

Ontario Co. Times Journal, Canandaigua, NY     Friday, July 5, 1935         by: Dianne Thomas  

Looking Backward -  30 Years Ago   (1905)

+ John FITZGERALD, 19 years old and a former resident of Victor, was fatally injured at Despatch by the explosion of a dynamite firecracker which he planned to toss into Irondequoit Creek, just before it reached the the point of explosion.

 Miss Ora Vandenbergh of Detroit, is the guest of her cousin, Mrs. James C. Saye, in North Main Street.

 Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Sprankle have returned to Washington, having been holiday weekend guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Sprankle,

in Chapel Street. Mr. Sprankle is secretary to Congressman John Taber of Auburn.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Wednesday  July 10, 1935     by:  Ron Hanley
$6000 in Realty  $1000 in Personal Property Is Indicated
The will of James Tobin Jr., who died June 29, has been admitted to probate by Surrogate Fred D. Cribb, involving personal property worth
$1000 and real estate valued at $6000.
The will bequeathed $5 to a daughter, Helen K. Tobin, of Victor, and the balance of the estate to the widow, Mrs. Catherine Tobin, also
of Victor, who qualified as executor.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER Monday  July 15, 1935  by:  Ron Hanley
Mr. and Mrs. John P. Coyne and son, John, James and William F. Coyne, of this city, attended the funeral in Liverpool yesterday of her
sister, Mrs. George S. Baggett. The nephews were bearers.

ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT and CHRONICLE  Wednesday  July 17, 1935   by:  Ron Hanley
 Woman Leaves $12, 078 Property to Kin
Canandaigua   Special Dispatch
Amanda D. Andrews, late resident of Canandaigua, left a gross estate of $12, 078.31 according to a transfer tax appraisal filed in Surrogate Court. From this was deducted $1,750.20 in debts, commissions and expenses, leaving $10, 028.11, to be shared by her husband, John S. Andrews, of Albany, three sons and a daughter, Arthur Andrews, of 463 Augustine Street, Rochester, Melvin D. Andrews, of 8 Welstead Place, Rochester, Albert W. Andrews, of Syracuse, and Mildred A. Buck, of Canandaigua.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Thursday  July 25, 1935    by:  Ron Hanley
Locals -   Mr. and Mrs. William J. MacFarlane and daughter Miss Jean MacFarlane, will leave Sunday to spend a week in Canada, at Toronto and points north. Miss Elsie K. MacFarlane will entertain at their summer home, Washburn's Grove, east lake shore, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hansberger, of Syracuse, and Miss Ursula Tracey, of this city.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Thursday  August 1, 1935   by:  Ron Hanley
Marriages       Hessler - Sleght
Announcement is made of the marriage of Miss Muriel K. Hessler, of New York, and Walter Scott Sleght, of this city, formerly of
Canandaigua. The wedding took place in Connecticut on May 4.
Mr. and Mrs. Sleght are making their home in New York. Since September, 1933, he has been in the steward's department on the S. S.
Washington of the United States Lines. He formerly conducted the dry cleaning plant now owned by George Hoffman.

ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT and CHRONICLE Sunday August 6, 1933     by:  Ron Hanley
At a luncheon and bridge at Oak Hill Country Club yesterday afternoon Miss Imogene Marks of Canandaigua and Mrs. George Taines of Westminster Road announced the engagement of Miss Lucille L. Marks, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. K. Marks of Canandaigua and William T. Curtice Jr. son of Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Curtice of Canandaigua.   The marriage will take place the last of August.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Thursday  August 29, 1935     by:  Ron Hanley
Simple Service Precedes Temporary Burial At Kensico
Friends and former associates of John N. Willys, automobile magnate and former Ambassador to Poland, numbering upwards of 200 attended the
funeral Wednesday afternoon held from the home in New York. Dr. Roeliff H. Brooks, rector of St. Thomas Protestant Episcopal Church, a friend of Mr. Willys, read the simple service in the library of the residence. 
Honorary pallbearers will be J. L. Replogle, A. J. Brosseau, Carl Shippe, Dr. Herman Baruch, Ward Canaday, D. R. Wilson, H. C. Tillotson, H. J. Leonard, L. A. Miller, and C. O. Miniger. Others were Roger W. Babson, Dr. Mieczyslaw Marchlewski, Polish Council General, Paul Block, newspaper publisher, Ward Mohun, A. W. Pickett and Seward Sheldon. 
Temporary burial was in the receiving vault at Kensico Cemetery, Westchester County.
 After the death of his mother, Mrs. Lydia M. Willys, here on June 13, 1929, Mr. Willys, a native of Canandaigua, planned erection of a
mausoleum in Woodlawn Cemetery. This had not been done at the time of his death and it is not known whether his body ultimately will be brought here for burial in the family plot. 
Mrs. James Castle Saye, of this city, and Mrs. Mary A. Sleght, of Rochester, with Mr. Saye, were among relatives in New York for the services.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Saturday  September 21, 1935     by: Ron Hanley
Marriages-     DeSmith - Tanea
In St. Michael's rectory, Newark, this morning took place the marriage of Miss Bertha DeSmith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William
DeSmith, of Newark, to Henry Tanea, son of Philip Tanea, of South Pearl Street. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. John Gainey. 
The bride wore a green ensemble with matching accessories, and a corsage of white roses. Miss Mildred Havert, her bridesmaid, was attired in a brown ensemble with accessories to match. She wore a corsage of pink rosebuds. Darwin DeSmith, cousin of the bridegroom was best man.
A reception followed in the home of the bride. After a trip through the Adirondacks, Mr. and Mrs. Tanea will reside at 283 West Miller Street, Newark.  Prenuptial events included a shower given by Miss Trina Berptra, a dinner by Mrs. Frederick Bailey and Mrs. William DeSmith, of Newark, and a family dinner by Mrs. William Murray and Mrs. George Lockwood, of this city.

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle    Sunday           Oct 13, 1935                   by:  Dianne Thomas

Ontario Co. Times Journal, Canandaigua, NY     Friday, November 15, 1935         by: Dianne Thomas  

One Killed and Several Hurt In Vicinity Accidents -  Miss Margurite Lillian CLARKE, of Rochester, suffered fatal injuries, John RYAN of this city was critically hurt and several others received injuries in a series of accidents in this vicinity.

Miss CLARKE, aged 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard H. CLARK, died in Memorial hospital, Sunday.  It was reported that Donald HAAK, 21, of Victor, driver of the car in which Miss CLARKE was riding in, the Buffalo road, Saturday night, attempted to pass a truck when he crashed into an automobile operated by Kenneth SCHOTTS, 40, of Meadville, Pa.  SCHOTTS suffered a chest injury.  The dead girl's sister, Betty, 10, suffered internal injuries; Miss Edna ERBE, 20 of Cheshire, and HAAK, suffered cuts and bruises.  Coroner Leon A. STETSON of Ontario county, will conduct an inquest.  Besides her parents and sister, Miss CLARKE is survived by a brother, Richard J. CLARKE

Slight improvement was reported, Thursday afternoon, in the condition of John R. RYAN, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward RYAN, North Main street, who has been in a critical condition at Geneva General hospital following the automobile accident early Tuesday morning.   RYAN driving toward Canandaigua in a dense fog, was struck head-on by a truck driven by Theodore SCHUCHARDT of Endicott.  His injuries include a fractured skull, compound fractures of the left leg, broken nose, lacerations about he face and chest injuries.  SCHUCHARDT received cuts and bruises about the chest and legs.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred NUDD of Chapin, suffered shock and bruises, Saturday night, when NUDD attempted to turn into the driveway of their home and was struck by a machine operated by Wayne GOODELL, 20, of Shortsville.  Mrs. NUDD, riding in the right front seat, was thrown into the rear seat.  

Edward HANOVEN of Gibson street, this city, and Jack LYNAUGH of Canandaigua town, received cuts and bruises in a subsequent collision near the NUDD home. According to sheriff Ernest W. KERSKLE, LYNAUGH was operating a truck east on the Chapin Road, while HANOVEN was proceeding west, when the machines sideswiped, as they were about to pass.

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