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Rochester Daily Union and Advertiser Rochester, NY July 3, 1900 Page 3 by: Sylvia Olsen
Charles KNAUSE died last night at the Homeopathic Hospital, aged 56 years. Deceased was a Civil War veteran, having served in Company C, 110th Regiment, New York Volunteers. The remains were removed to the family residence in Clifton Springs, N.Y.
Clifton Springs Press, Thurs, Mar 19, 1903 pg 3, col 2 by: Richard Gleason
The Palmyra Enterprise WI - Oct 13,
1904, pg 6 Palmyra, Jefferson Co, WI by Donna
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe, N. Y. Monday Jan 30, 1905 by: GSubyak@aol.com
BARN WAS BURNED - Clifton Springs, Jan. 29
- At 6 o'clock Saturday morning fire broke out in the barn owned by Mrs.
Morton H. STEWART, on Teft avenue, and it was soon completely
destroyed. The barn was occupied by William H. GRAVES. Mr.
saved his horse, cows and tools, but fifty-seven tons of cabbage, which he had recently purchased, was totally destroyed.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe, NY Fri Mar 10, 1905 by: GSubyak@aol.com
Verdict for the Plaintiff in Case Tried at Canandaigua
Canandaigua, March 9 - The case of Orey HEWITT vs. Henry C. TRAFTON, which was on trial all of this forenoon, went to the jury after dinner and a verdict was returned for the plaintiff in the sum of $75. Suit was brought to
recover $100 as a fee for the sale of property. O'BRIEN, SHORT & HAMLIN, and THOMPSON and CHRISTIAN were opposing lawyers.
The case of Charles D. McCARTHY vs. Charles MADDEN was then placed on trial. It is an action to recover damages in a horse deal, and the parties are located at Geneva and Clifton Springs, respectively. The attorneys were O'BRIEN & SHORT for the plaintiff, and GRIFFITH & HENRY for the plaintiff.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe, NY Fri Mar 10, 1905 by: GSubyak@aol.com
DR. ABBOTT AT CLIFTON SPRINGS
Clifton Springs, March 9 - Rev. Dr. Edward ABBOTT, rector of the St. James Church of Cambridge, Mass., conducted the evening service of Ash Wednesday in St. John's Church. Dr. ABBOTT, who is the brother of Dr. Lyman ABBOTT of New York city, is a guest at the Sanitarium.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe, NY Fri Mar 17, 1905 by: GSubyak@aol.com
QUIET HOME WEDDING
Clifton Springs, March 16 - A quiet home wedding occurred at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Truman V. FOX, on South street, on Wednesday afternoon, when their second daughter, Miss Alma, was united in marriage to William MILLS, of Sheerer, in the presence of the families of the contracting parties. Miss Georgia SCHULTZ presided at the piano. The color scheme was pink and white and the home was attractively decorated in these colors. After the ceremony supper was served after which Mr. and Mrs. MILLS left for a Western trip. Upon their return they will reside in Shortsville.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe, NY, Fri Mar 17, 1905 by: GSubyak@aol.com
NEW ELECTRIC LIGHT PLANT
Clifton Springs - March 16 - The engine and dynamo for the new electric light plant which is being installed by the village has arrived and is now being placed upon its foundation. An effort is being made to have the lights in readiness for use by the evening of March 21st, which will be the night of charter election in this village.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe, N. Y. June 23, 1905 by: GSubyak@aol.com
OFFICERS OF ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
Clifton Springs - June 22 - At the annual business meeting of the Alumni of the Clifton Springs High School, the following officers were elected for the coming year:
President, John H. BOSSHART
vice-president, Rosetta M. BARRY
secretary, Mima S. MacMASTER
Corresponding secretary, Eva M. VAN DERLIP
treasurer, Albert BOSSHART, Jr.
Historian, Mrs. Charles H. BUSS
WEBB - THAYER
Clifton Springs - June 22 - Announcement was received to-day of the marriage of Francis William WEBB, of Geneva, to Mrs. Alma Dell THAYER, of this place, which took place yesterday at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. MOREY, in
Greenfield, Mass. After August 1st Mr. and Mrs. WEBB will be at home at No. 148 Main street, Geneva.
Leslie Madden, whose home was in Clifton Springs, and who was found dead in a room in the Mansion House, in Syracuse, Tuesday night, had
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, N. Y. April 26, 1906 by: GSubyak@aol.com
DEVITT - At Clifton Springs, N. Y., Tuesday, April 24, 1906, John R. DEVITT, aged 38 years. Funeral from the home of his mother at Clifton Springs Friday at 9 A. M. Interment at Canandaigua.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, N. Y. Nov 12, 1906 by: GSubyak@aol.com
EVENING WEDDING AT CLIFTON SPRINGS
Miss Roberta Stewart Married to W. Curtis Adams
Clifton Springs, Nov. 11 - At the home of Mrs. I. D. VANDERBERG on Crane street, this evening, at 6 o'clock, the marriage of Miss Roberta STEWART, of Washington, to W. Curtis ADAMS, of Clifton Springs, took place. The bride was attended by Miss Rhea McLETCHY, of Penn Yan. Parkhurst L. WHITNEY, of Rochester, was best man. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Alfred K. BATES, of Fenton, Mich. Miss Anna L. TASSLETT, of Clifton Springs, played the wedding march. The bride was gowned in white net over white taffeta silk. The bridesmaid wore white mull. The parlors were tastefully decorated with cut flowers and potted plants. Only a few friends were present. Immediately following the congratulations a wedding supper was served. Mr. ADAMS is in business here. The bride has been a member of the Clifton Springs Training School for Nurses. After a short wedding trip they will be at home in this village.
Ontario County Times, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday, July 15, 1908 by: Dianne Thomas
Clifton Springs, July 13
+ The funeral services of the late Mrs. Henrietta Lynch WYNKOOP, wife of John WYNKOOP of Clifton Springs, were held on Saturday at 2 o'clock at her late residence and at 2:30 at the Methodist church, of which she was a faithful member. Mrs. WYNKOOP died early Thursday morning (July 9) after an illness of about 11 weeks. She was 51 years old and had been a resident of this village for about 12 years. She is survived by her husband and one daughter, Miss Edna, also one sister residing in Geneva, and two sisters living in Rochester.
+ Mrs. William TURCK has returned from her western trip.
+ Miss Alma LINDNER has been visiting relatives and friend in Canandaigua.
+ Mrs. Harry J. VAN DYNE has returned from a visit with her parents in Canajoharie.
+ Mrs. J. MENIHEN and child of Rochester, was the guest of her mother, Mrs. F. CONWAY, last week.
+ John SKUSE has purchased the two WARNER lots on West Hill adjoining the CONVERSE property and will build a residence on one of them in the near future.
Rochester Democrat & Chronicle Friday Feb 26, 1909 by: Dianne Thomas
RECTOR - HOLLENBECK : Clifton Springs, Feb 25. A quiet wedding took place at the Baptist parsonage in this village, Tuesday morning when Floyd H. RECTOR, son of Mr. & Mrs. John RECTOR of Clifton Springs, was married to Miss Julia HOLLENBECK, dau of Mr. and Mrs. George HOLLENBECK, who reside northeast of this village. The ceremony was performed by Rev. V. A. SAGE, pastor of this church. Mr. and Mrs. RECTOR left immediately for a wedding trip.
The Newark Courier, Newark, Wayne, N.Y. Thursday, June 2, 1910 Sandra Luss
+ Jacob SIMMONS
of Clifton Springs shook hands with old friends here the early part of the week.
+ Mrs. Nettie WILCOX and Grover BRANT of Geneva were recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. John W. BRANT.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, N. Y. Thurs July 6, 1911 by: GSubyak@aol.com
GILBERT - At
Graham's Hospital, Rochester, Wednesday morning, July 5, 1911, Thomas
GILBERT, of Clifton Springs, aged 40 years.
Funeral from his mother's home in Clifton Springs at 9 o'clock Friday morning and from St. Felix Catholic Church at 9:30.
Geneva Daily Times Monday Feb 26, 1912 by: Dianne Thomas
Joseph B. WARFIELD - Former resident of Clifton Springs - Dead in Aberline, Kansas
Clifton Springs- Feb. 26 - Relatives of this village has received word of the sudden death of Joseph B. WARFIELD, formerly of this village, which occurred at his home in Aberline, Kansas on Thursday, after a very brief illness. The deceased is survived by a wife, and one daughter, of Aberline; and a sister, Miss Elizabeth and one brother, Reuben WARFIELD, both of this village. The funeral was held and internment was made at Aberline. About a year ago the deceased was in this village and spent several weeks renewing old acquaintances; he having lived here in his early days.
Clifton Sp. - Jan 26 - John SHEEHAN Jr., died at the home of his father, John SHEEHAN, on Silver street, Saturday, after an illness of several weeks. He was born in this village on April 27, 1896 and has always lived here. He was a student of the Clifton Springs High School. He leaves his father, John SHEEHAN, two brothers, Edward SHEEHAN of Seneca Falls, NY and Cyrus SHEEHAN of Arkansas and two sisters, Misses Marie and Helen SHEEHAN of Clifton Springs. This morning at 9:30 o'clock the funeral services were held at St. Felix Catholic Church and the interment was made in the St. Agnes Cemetery.
Naples - Feb 26 - The death of Charles T. BRIGGS, aged 72 years, occurred Friday evening at his home, about one miles south of Naples. He was a well known veteran of the Civil War. He married first, Miss Elsie SACKETT and to them was born 9 children, all of whom are living: Mrs. Harriet HOFFMAN of Mount Morris; Mrs. I. PEEK, of Elmira; Mrs. Conrad SCHWINGLE, of Naples; Mrs. Mina CHRYSLER of New Brunswick, N.S.; Mrs. Cora BENNETT, of Clifton; four sons, Frank, Edward and Oliver of Naples; and Cyrus of Honeoye. About 18 years ago, he married Mrs. Sadie LLOYD, of Ohio, who survives him. He also leaves 2 brothers, Clark & Delos of Naples, and one sister, Mrs. Eva SHERMAN. The funeral will be held today at the home. Rev. S.T. HARDING, of the Baptist church, will conduct the service.
Penn Yan - Feb 26 - The funeral service of Floyd WALRATH, of this village, were held yesterday afternoon from the family residence on East Main Street. He died Thursday [Feb 22] afternoon, aged 40 years. He is survived by his wife and one daughter.
Canandaigua - Feb 26 - Court Actions
A final decree of divorce has been entered here in the case of Alice L. DILLINGHAM, against Myron J. DILLINGHAM, Phelps parties.
The supreme court action of Grace HINMAN against the New York Telephone Company, has been settled and discontinued.
SHAY-FLETCHER - Canandaigua - Feb 26 - Miss Gertrude L. FLETCHER of Canandaigua and Harry C. SHAY of Hopewell, were quietly married on Thursday, February 22d, at the Universalist Parsonage, by Rev. Edwin P. WOOD, at Victor.
Clifton Springs Personals:
Miss Laura JACKSON is spending this week among relatives and friends in Syracuse and Auburn.
Mrs. Rosco HAYNES who has been suffering from an attack of blood poisoning in her right hand, during the past two weeks, is now reported as improving, and it is not thought any further serious results will follow.
Mrs. Fred PHILLEY and son have been guests at the home of Orsen COOLEY and family, at Gypsum, during the past 10 days.
Albert RUNYAN, of Geneva, has been a recent guest at the home of Geo. E. PHILLEY and family, north of this village.
Mrs. Lucy MOSHER has returned from a week's visit at the home of her son George MOSHER and family, at Withum.
Miss Grace GARLOCK has returned to her home in Rochester, after spending a week here as a guest of Miss Minnie WUNDERLIN.
Charles M. REDFIELD, returned on Saturday from Lima, where he had been for some weeks. Mr. REDFIELD, who has been quite ill, is now recovering his health.
Mrs. Charles F. DOTY, has returned to her home in Syracuse. She was called here by the illness of her mother, Mrs. William A. JUDD.
Joseph KNAUSS, who has been serving the past 3 years in the United States Army, is now a guest in this village, at the home of his parents, Edward K. KNAUSS and wife.
Albert BRIZZEE of Canandaigua and Miss Coral L. HARRIS of Hopewell have been recent guests here at the home of Palmer WATSON and family.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, N. Y. Sun Oct 19, 1913 by: GSubyak@aol.com
LANDFIELD - In this city, at the family residence, No. 202 Pansy street, Saturday morning, October 18, 1913, M. Chandler LANDFIELD, aged 61 years. He is survived by his wife, Ellen E.; three sons, Wade B. and Warner C., of Newark, N. Y., and Mark H. LANDFIELD, of this city; six daughters, Mrs. W. C. GIL?ON,of Phelps, N. Y., Mrs. W. E. HOWELL, of Dansville, N. Y.; Mrs. O. S. WELCH, of Geneva, N. Y.; Mrs. G. A. THORPE, of Forest City, Pa.; and the Misses Daisy and Florence LANDFIELD, of this city; also three grandchildren. Funeral services at the residence Monday morning, October 20, 1913, at 1 o'clock. Burial at Clifton Springs, N. Y.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe, N. Y. Oct 27 , 1913 by: GSubyak@aol.com
MARRIED - MULHOLLAND - ALLIS At the home of the bride's parents, No. 7 Brooklyn street, Saturday, October 25, 1913, by the Rev. W. J. REID, Louise, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James W. ALLIS, and Robert E. MULHOLLAND, of Clifton Springs, N. Y.
Union & Advertiser, Rochester, Monroe, N.Y. May 18, 1914 by: GSubyak@aol.com
MEDAL FOR Y. M. C. A. TOURNAMENT
Clifton Springs - May 18 - The members of the Modern Priscilla Club will be entertained this evening at the home of Miss Jennie McGINNIS at her home in Crane street. A gold medal will be given to the winner in the pocket billiard tournament which will be played off at the Y. M. C. A. this week.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe, N. Y. Monday April 19, 1915 by: GSubyak@aol.com
BISHOP QUIGLEY IN CLIFTON SPRINGS
Clifton Springs - April 18 - Bishop J. E. QUIGLEY, of Chicago, Ill., is a guest in the Clifton Springs Sanitarium. He was accompanied here by his brother, Chief J. M. QUIGLEY, of Rochester.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe, N. Y. July 22, 1915 by: GSubyak@aol.com
TO CHINA AS MISSIONARIES
Former Ontario County Persons to Sail August 28th
Clifton Springs, July 21 — The Rev. and Mrs. Earle HOOSE, who will visit here soon on their way from New York city to San Francisco, California, where they will sail on the steamer Mongolia for China, on August 28th, were formerly of this village and Canandaigua. Mrs. HOOSE was Miss Sadie PETTUS and was graduated from the Clifton Springs Sanitarium Training School for Nurses in the class of 1910.
They will be missionaries in China under the Methodist Board, Mr. HOOSE was graduated last spring from Drew Theological Seminary, at Madison, N. J., and upon his graduation the Madison Methodist Church assumed his support on the "parish board" plan. Mr. HOOSE was graduated from Canandaigua Academy, class 1909, and for a short time he was assistant to the Rev. R. C. HABBLETHWAITE, at Shortsville and Manchester.
Democrat & Chronicle, Tues, Aug 15, 1915 by: GSubyak@aol.com
DAUGHTERS TO PICNIC
Clifton Springs, Aug. 14 - The King's Daughters will hold their annual picnic at the home of Miss Carrie ELLIOTT and Mrs. Elmer McGRADY on Friday afternoon, August 18th, beginning at 4 o'clock. Supper will be served on the lawn at 6 o'clock.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY Mon Aug 23, 1915 by: GSubyak@aol.com
JUDGE AND MRS. BARCLAY
Clifton Springs, Aug. 22 - Among the prominent persons now at the Sanitarium are Judge and Mrs. Shephard BARCLAY, of St. Louis, Mo. The Judge and Mrs. BARCLAY usually spend a portion of each summer here and have many friends outside of the Sanitarium.
Union Correspondent, Palmyra, Jefferson Co,
WI Oct 22, 1915 by Donna
Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY March 1917 by: Dianne Thomas
CADBY – At Alma Center, Wis., Mar 16,
1917, John Nelson CADBY, of Clifton Springs, aged 96 years. News has been received of the death of John Nelson CADBY
Alma Center, Wisc. Deceased
was born at Canandaigua on Dec 10, 1818, and made his home in this
section until 1842, when he moved to a farm in Wisconsin.
Previous to last fall, he resided for a time with his daughter,
Mrs. A. L. DEWEY, at Clifton Springs.
MASON – At Hopewell, Mar 27, 1917, Mrs. Mary R. MASON, aged 57 years. Interment at Elmira. The death of Mrs. Mary R. MASON, aged 56 years, occurred at Hopewell on Tuesday night. She leaves her husband, Robert MASON of East Bloomfield; one brother, Robert REITER of Rochester, and one sister, Mrs. M. LAUDERBERRY, of Corning.
DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE Rochester, Monroe Co, NY Thurs June 28, 1917 by Sylvia Olson
Wedding Invitations Issued - Clifton Springs, June 27. - Invitations have been issued by Rev. and Mrs. E. F. ALBERTSON to the marriage of their daughter, Honore, to Ralph Cornwell PADDOCK, on next Saturday evening, at the Methodist Church, in this village. A reception will follow immediately after at the home of the bride's parents, on Pleasant street.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe, NY Friday June 29, 1917 by: Dianne Thomas
Rev. Volney A. SAGE Had Served Baptists 23 Years - Clifton Springs, June 28. -
This evening in the Baptist Church a farewell reception was tendered to the retiring pastor, Rev. Volney A. SAGE, who on account of failing health, resigned his pastorate after 23 years of very faithful and successful service in this village, his resignation to take effect on July 1st. During his 23 years of effort in this village, Rev. Mr. SAGE has seen the building of a new parsonage, the enlarging of the church building twice and greatly enlarging and strengthening of the society in general. Rev. Mr. SAGE will eave on Friday for New York City, where he expects to make his home with his son, George SAGE.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe, NY Thurs Nov 22, 1917 by: GSubyak@aol.com
Clifton Springs - Nov. 21 - Owing to the fact that Miss Emily USHER, lecturer and demonstrator for the Ontario County Food lectures at Cornell University this month, the November food conservation meetings will not be held.
FOR SOLDIERS' CHRISTMAS DINNER
Clifton Springs, Nov. 21 - At the meeting of the local Red Cross Society
Monday afternoon and evening quite a quantity of jam, jelly and conserve was brought in, to be sent to the training camps for the soldiers' Christmas dinner. The general public has been invited to bring their contributions to the Red Cross headquarters, in the Burgdorf block, either on Wednesday afternoon, or Friday afternoon or evening of this week, in order that they may be forwarded to the camps in plenty of time for the holidays.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe, NY Fri. Nov 23, 1917 by: GSubyak@aol.com
FOX - LINDNER
Clifton Springs, Nov. 22 - A quiet wedding was solemnized in St. Felix Church this morning at 7 o'clock in the presence of the immediate families of the contracting parties, when Miss Alma LINDNER, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank LINDNER, was married to Henry FOX, son of S. P. FOX, of this village. The ceremony was performed by Rev. F. J. O'HANLON. The bridal couple was attended by Miss Henrietta LINDNER, of Rochester, sister of the bride, and Harry COWLEY, of this village. Immediately after the ceremony the bridal party was taken to Geneva in automobiles, where a wedding breakfast was served at the Seneca Hotel. The bride was for three years a member of the faculty of the local high school.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe, NY Mon July 1, 1918 by: GSubyak@aol.com
DR. CHARLES H. WHITLOCK
Clifton Springs - June 30 - The death of Dr. Charles H. WHITLOCK occurred at the family home on Saturday forenoon, following an illness extending over a period of several months. For nearly twenty years the deceased conducted his dental offices in this village, and was one of the best known professional men in this locality, until failing compelled him to give up active business several months ago. He is survived by his wife and one son, William, both of this village. As yet the arrangements for the funeral have not been completed. The deceased was a member of the vestry of St. John's Episcopal Church and Garoga Masonic Lodge, both of this village.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY July 2, 1918 by: GSubyak@aol.com
DIED - MILLER - At his home, Clifton Springs, N. Y., Sunday, June 30, 1918, Edward R. MILLER. He leaves his wife, Bessie M., two sons, Earl M., of Rochester, Floyd K., of Clifton Springs; his parents, Mr. Blanche N. MILLER, of Rochester, and Mrs. Elroy W. MILLER; one sister. Funeral service at St. John's Church, Clifton Springs, Wednesday afternoon, July 3d, at 2 o'clock and at Mt. Hope Chapel, Rochester, at (5 or 3) o'clock.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe, NY Oct. 15, 1918 by: GSubyak@aol.com
PRIVATE FUNERAL IS HELD
Clifton Springs Places Close in Honor of Foster G. Whipple
Clifton Springs, Oct. 14 - Owing to the quarantine on all public gatherings in this village, due to the influenza, the funeral services for Chief Machinists Mate Foster G. WHIPPLE, son of Mrs. Augusta MILLER, were private, at the MILLER home in West Main street, at 2 o'clock, this afternoon, conducted by Rev. Dr. Edmund F. ALBERTSON, pastor of the local Methodist Episcopal Church, of which the deceased was a member. At the grave brief Masonic services were conducted by P. W. M. George E. BARRY, and Chaplain Rev. W. Guy RAINES, of Garoga Masonic Lodge, of this village, of which the young man was also a member. In honor of the young soldier all places of business in the village were closed between the hours of 2 and 3 o'clock.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY Sat May 24, 1919 by: GSubyak@aol.com
SANITY IN QUESTION
Canandaigua, May 23 - Inquiry will be made May 27th by a sheriff's jury into the mental condition of Ella Bruce STROUD, of Clifton Springs. The jury will convene at the Court House here and the inquiry will be made under supervision of Myron D. SHORT, of this city, designated as a commissioner to serve in the affair by the Supreme Court.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY Saturday Nov 8, 1919 by: GSubyak@aol.com
HENRY DE SIEREQ
Clifton Springs, Nov. 7 - The funeral of Henry DeSIEREQ, aged 49 years, of the town of Manchester, who died on Tuesday morning at his home, was held from the Catholic church at Palmyra this morning at 10 o'clock. Burial was made in Palmyra. He is survived by five children, four boys and one girl.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY Wed, June 29, 1921 by: GSubyak@aol.com
MILLER - In sad but loving remembrance of a beloved husband and father, Edward E. MILLER, who passed away very suddenly at his home in Clifton Springs, N. Y., June 29, 1919. Until God's reve__e, Wife and Sons.
COAKLEY - Nellie A. COAKLEY,
wife of Daniel J. COAKLEY died at the Clifton Springs
Sanitarium, Monday evening, June 27, 1921.
Burial from the residence, No. 12_ South Union street, Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY Sunday Feb 17, 1924 by: GSubyak@aol.com
WESTERN NEW YORK DEATHS -
EARL L. BROWN
Clifton Springs, Feb. 17 - Earl L. BROWN, 21 years old, of Geneva, died last evening at the Clifton Springs Sanitarium, of pneumonia, following a short illness. Mr. BROWN was a member of the Geneva lodge, L. O. O. M., and the Methodist Episcopal Church.
He is survived by his father, G. W. BROWN, of Geneva; two sisters, Mrs. Elmer J. SALISBURY, of Clifton Springs and Miss Mary A. BROWN, of Rochester, and three brothers, George A. BROWN of the Preemption road near Gorham, Perry J. BROWN, of Seneca Castle and Maynard BROWN, of this village. Funeral services will be held from the home of his brother, George A. BROWN, at 2 o'clock on Tuesday afternoon, Rev. Frederick MAUNDER, of the Methodist Episcopal
Church officiating. Burial will be made in Sand Hill cemetery.
Ontario Co. Times, Canandaigua, NY, Wednesday, June 10, 1925 by: Dianne Thomas
+ Rev. Clara F. MC LEISTER, assisted by Rev. L. F. MC LEISTER, officiated at the funeral of Jarvis V. HUNTSMAN in Clifton Springs, yesterday afternoon.
The Lyons Republican, Lyons, Wayne Co., NY Friday, January 6, 1928 by: Sandra Luss
Deaths: GILLARD - At Clifton
Springs, Sunday, December 18, 1927 Jonathan F. GILLARD, aged
74 years, burial in Willow Avenue Cemetery, Newark.
Marriages - BARKER - TUCKER - At Palmyra, Saturday, December 24,1927 Miss Lola BARKER and John Russell TUCKER of Canandaigua.
Rochester Times Union, Rochester, NY Saturday July 6, 1935 Pg 19 by: Dianne Thomas
DEATH - Samuel DENT - Clifton Springs - Word has been received here of the death of Samuel DENT, 74, a former resident of this village, in Strong Memorial hospital, Rochester, yesterday, July 5, 1935. He is survived by his widow, a brother, Charles DENT of Rochester, and a sister, Hattie GUNNELL of San Diego, Calif. Funeral services will be in the home, 232 Lexington Ave, Rochester, at 2 pm tomorrow.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY Wed June 22, 1938 by: GSubyak@aol.com
BEASLEY - Entered
into rest at his home, Clifton, N. Y., June 21, 1938, Howard
William BEASLEY in his 70th year. Besides his wife, Laura
WALKER BEASLEY he leaves a daughter, Clara;
also one sister and one brother, Carrie of New York
City, Marshall of Rochester, several nieces and
Services at the Clifton Baptist Church, Thursday, June 23 at 2:30 p.m. Interment in Clifton Cemetery.
Clifton Springs Press, Clifton Springs, NY Thursday June 30, 1938 by: Tracy
Death by a burglar's bullet was the tragic fate
of Arthur C. Latting of Colorado Springs,
Col., a former resident of Clifton Springs.
According to the information received here, Latting, 56 years old, was employed at the Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs, as house detective. He was shot, apparently, while investigating an attempted burglary in an apartment of the hotel, shortly after 9 p. m. on Saturday night. No one, except the robber himself, so far as known, saw the murder. When, after an hour's absence, Latting failed to return to the lobby, a night watchman was sent to see what was the matter. He found Latting's body in a closet
hallway, leading to the bathroom of the apartment. The sheriff who investigated the murder said that he believed Latting had surprised the robber rifling the apartment and had been shot to death by his own gun after losing it in a scuffle. The murderer had taken Latting's pocketbook containing a sum of money. Latting was shot through the neck and the body by a 38-calibre bullet. The two shells from the gun were found in the hallway in which Latting died and a third was found in the rear room of the apartment. A rifle suitcase, its contents scattered over a bedroom, was found in the apartment, but strange to say, a small leather suitcase containing more than $100, was left untouched by the murderer. Latting went to the apartment to make his investigation after a hotel electrician had reported seeing a man entering it by a window.
Arthur C. Latting was born at Ada, Mich., April 15, 1882, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Latting. The family moved to Clifton Springs where they occupied a house on Railroad Street. They were well known to older residents of the village. Arthur Latting was employed at the Sanitarium in the chef's department for several years. After he married Rose Braun of Naples he occupied the house owned by the late Mrs. Clara Knapp. About 30 years ago Mr. and Mrs. Latting moved to Colorado Springs on account of his health. He had been employed in various tourist hotels, and was entering his fourth season at the Broadmoor when he met his tragic death. He spent his Winters at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel, Phoenix, Ariz. Mrs. M. H. Stewart of Clifton Springs visited the Lattings at their home in Colorado Springs a number of years ago and found them doing well. Besides his hotel position he carried on an extensive rooming house. It was first announced that Latting's body would be brought to Clifton Springs for burial, but later it was decided to have the funeral and burial in Colorado Springs. He is survived by his wife Rose Braun Latting, and one son, Howard, deputy county assessor at Colorado Springs. Latting has relatives living in Clifton Springs, including an uncle, Elijah Latting.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY Tues June 17, 1941 by: GSubyak@aol.com
COSGROVE - Matthew J.
COSGROVE, Sunday, June 15, 1941. Surviving is one sister, Mrs.
Funeral from Murphy Undertaking, 691 Monroe Ave., on Wednesday at 8:30 and 9 o'clock at the Church of the Blessed Sacrament with interment in the family plot in St. Agnes Cemetery, Clifton Springs, N. Y.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY Sat July 20, 1946 by: GSubyak@aol.com
Clifton Springs - Emma DALTON DURKEE, 58, widow of George A. DURKEE, died yesterday (July 19, 1946) in Clifton Springs Sanitarium after a short illness. She is survived by one stepson, George W. DURKEE of New Hartford; one step-daughter, Mrs. George SHERMAN of Clifton Springs, and several cousins.
S p r i n g s - F r a n k Vandemortel, 45, of
Clifton Springs, died yesterday (May 28, 1947) in Thompson M e m o r i a l
Hospital, Canandaigua. He is
survived by one brother, Jacob Vandemortel of
The Geneva Times Thursday Jan 22, 1959 by: Dianne Thomas
Woman's Death Ruled Suicide - Canandaigua - A verdict of suicide in the death of Mrs. Emily Marie BANKERT, 58, of Clifton Springs-Phelps Rd., was issued here Wednesday night, by Dr. Charles J. BOBECK, Ontario County Coroner. Dr. BOBECK said the deceased woman's body was found hanging above several bales of hay in the barn, at her farm residence, Wednesday. He added that Mrs. BANKERT had been depressed since the death of her husband, Alphonse, about a year ago.
Mrs. Emily M. BANKERT - Clifton Springs - Mrs. Emily M. BANKERT, 58, died Wednesday at her home on Clifton Springs-Phelps Rd. Prayer services will be held at 9 am Saturday, at the Weld Funeral home, with requiem mass at 9:30 at St. Felix Church. The Rev. William GAYNOR will officiate. Burial will be in St. Agnes Cemetery, Clifton Springs. Friends may call at the Weld Funeral Home from 7 to 9 tonight, and Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. The rosary will be recited at 8 pm Friday.
Mrs. BANKERT, widow of Alphonse BANKERT, was born on the Clifton Springs - Phelps Rd., daughter of Henry and Emma (Black) CROMECK. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Irwin PARKS, Clifton Springs; one sister, Mrs. Lucy PROOVOST, Newark; two brothers, William CROMECK, Rochester, and Charles CROMECK, New York City; one step-brother, Sieraphein VAN DE BOORDE, Fairport.
Geneva Times Thursday June 7, 1973 by: Dianne Thomas
Clyde DEWEY Sr. - Clifton Springs- Funeral services for Clyde DEWEY Sr., 64, of King Road, RD 1, who died today in Clifton Springs Hospital, will be at 2 pm Saturday, at the Kennedy and Son Funeral Home, Canandaigua. Burial will be in Chapman Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Those who wish to make contributions to the Ontario County Cancer Society, in his memory. Mr. DEWEY was born in Farmington and was a moulder and night watchman for the Papec Machine Co., Shortsville. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Wich DEWEY; a son. Clyde DEWEY Jr. of Clifton Springs; three daughters, Betty CALLAN, Mrs. Dorothy DEARE of Hilton, and Mrs. Marie WAGNER of Clifton Springs; his father in law, George WICH of Canandaigua; seven sisters, Mrs. Ivan FOSTER and Mrs. Emma BROWN of Macedon, Mrs. Henry CHRISMAN, Miss Gladys DEWEY, Miss Lucille DEWEY and Mrs. Isobel EDWARD of Canandaigua, and Mrs. Henry CONVERSE of Clifton Springs; three brothers, Myles of Shortsville, Charles of Orleans, and G. LaVern of Clifton Springs; 13 grandchildren; one great grandchild; and several nieces, nephews and uncles.
Finger Lakes Times Friday Nov 25, 1977 by: Dianne Thomas
SPRINGS - Felicita VanOpdorp,
89, of 41 LaDue Ave., died yesterday at
The funeral will be Monday at
VanOpdorp was born in
Finger Lakes Times Tuesday August 7, 1979 by: Dianne Thomas
Policeman laments theft of car - Larry FUCHS can't remember making even one enemy in his 22 years on the Geneva police force. At least, none that he knows of. But there is one, he'd like to meet.
That's the person who stole his 1973 Plymouth Duster early Sunday morning and apparently smashed it up while driving through Glenwood Cemetery in the town of Geneva.
"I'm the most forgiving person in the world", says FUCHS, the department's court liaison officer. "I can't figure out who'd do it."
FUCHS pride and joy, " the only new car I ever bought in 28 years of marriage" was stolen early Sunday morning from his driveway. For the first time in his police career, he had to call the station to report his vehicle stolen.
And while FUCHS was at work yesterday, police received a call from the Glenwood superintendent who complained of a beat up Plymouth and considerable damage to the cemetery. "I just jumped into a car, and went down to see it" said FUCHS who wears the number 1 on his uniform, signifying his seniority in the department. "I had a feeling, that it would be mine."
Several monuments were damaged and parts of the cemetery lawn were dug up with tire tracks. His 'great car' was reduced to a completely demolished heap, FUCHS said.
He plans to buy another car, but doesn't expect to find one like his Duster. "It only had 41,000 miles on it and it was in excellent shape." , he said. "I just had it re-painted and it had new everything", he sighed. "Even my daughters weren't allowed to drive that car. I really babied it".
He figures the car was stolen by "kids who wanted to get even for something."
There is a $200 reward for the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who took the car, he said. That money will be paid by his auto club. But there is another thing he is trying to figure out. The thieves had a chance to steal his 1966 Fleetwood Cadillac, "which had a half of tank of gas" said FUCHS. If there was any car to steal, you'd think kids would rather take that one."
Henry Lewis MASLYN - Geneva, Henry Lewis MASLYN , 80, of 50 West Ave., died early this morning at Geneva General Hospital. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 5 to 9 pm tomorrow and Thursday at the Bennett Funeral Home, Inc. A prayer service will be held at 9 am Friday, at the funeral home, with a mass of Christian burial at 10 am at St. Stephen's church. Burial will be in St. Felix Cemetery, Clifton Springs.
Mr. MASLYN was born in Clifton Springs and he was the son of Charles Louis and Melanie Remery MASLYN. He operated a farm in his earlier years in Clifton Springs area and later was employed at the Shuron Optical Company, where he retired with 25 years of service. He was a member of St. Stephen's church. Surviving are his wife, Margaret, one brother, Lawrence P., of Phelps; two sisters, Mrs. William (Louise) LANDSCHOOT of Rochester and Mrs. Frank (Rosalie) VERSTREATE of Geneva; and several nieces and nephews.
Doris R. JAYNES - Penn Yan - Doris R. JAYNES, 61, of 301 1/2 Elm St., died Sunday (Aug 5) at her home. Friends may call from 7 to 9 pm today at the Weldon Funeral home. The funeral will be at 11 am Wednesday at St. Marks Episcopal Church. Burial will be in the Rushville cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Mrs. JAYNES was born in Rushville. She was a member of the Congregational Church of Rushville. She had lived several years in St. Paul, Minn., and moved to Penn Yan in 1967. Surviving are three sons, Charles R. of St. Petersburg, Fla.; the Rev. Ronald P., of Little Silver, NJ, and Karl L. of Shortsville; two daughters, Mrs. Patricia DEKOUSKI of Canandaigua and Mrs. Stephen (Devereaux) ESKLIDSEN of Penn Yan; her mother, Mrs. Susan READ of Middlesex; one sister, Janet E. READ of Fairport; six grandchildren.
William Henry COOK - Geneva - A memorial service for William Henry COOK, 73, of RD 3, Lyons Road, who died unexpectedly yesterday, at his home, was at the convenience of his family. The Bennett Funeral Home, Inc., was in charge of arrangements. Surviving are his wife, Marjory D. COOK; two sons, William Dean COOK of Williamson, NY; and James K. COOK of Geneva; three daughters, Mrs Julia BENNETT of Fayetteville, NC; Mrs. Madeleine LAWRENCE of Corning and Mrs. Helen YOLE of Dallas, Texas; and several grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the New York State Conservation Council.
FINGER LAKES TIMES, Feb 1988 by: "Sam" (deceased 2009)
Courier Gazette, Aug 3, 2005 by: Dianne Thomas
MERSCHER, Martha - Martha Merscher, 79, of Clifton Springs, passed away on Friday, July 29, 2005 at the Clifton Springs Hospital and Clinic. Martha was born January 7, 1942, in Salem, the daughter of the late Clinton and Elizabeth Coon. She was employed as a health aide at the Ryder Adult Home. Martha was a member of the Phelps American Legion Auxiliary, and the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary. She enjoyed making crafts and loved to go camping and fishing. Martha will be sadly missed by all her loving family and friends. Martha was predeceased by her sisters, Elizabeth and Dorothy; brothers, Harold, Richard, and Clinton. She is survived by her loving husband, William of Clifton Springs; children, Susanne Dreher of Newark, Jack Fischer Jr. of Glens Falls; Fred Merscher of Phelps, David Merscher of Gorham; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; brothers and sisters. In keeping with her wishes, there will be no prior calling hours. Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Coon Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Patrick Funeral Home in Clifton Springs. Friends may contribute to the House of John 14 Spring St. Clifton Springs, 14432 in Martha's memory.
Courier Gazette December 2006 by: Dianne Thomas
Robert Bowdren, 74, of Clifton Springs, passed away Saturday, December 2, 2006, at the Clifton Springs Hospital and Clinic, with his loving family at his side. Bob was born July 30, 1932 in Melrose, Massachusetts, the son of the late Thomas and Mabel Bowdren and had lived in the area all of his life. He served his country in the Marines during the Korean War and was a graduate of RIT. Bob worked for Fluoro Film in Marion, a business owned by his father and later became the founder and editor of the Community Trader in Clifton Springs. He was a member of the Clifton Springs United Methodist Church, Past Commander of the Phelps American Legion, and founder of the Clifton Springs Chamber of Commerce. Bob was a former member of the Clifton Springs Rotary Club, and former President and Treasurer of the Phelps Sauerkraut Festival. Bob was a history buff and quite an artist in his spare time. He also had a passion for sailing. He was loved by anyone who knew him and will be sadly missed by all of his loving friends and family. In keeping with his wishes, there will be no prior calling hours. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service to celebrate Bob's life at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday, Dec. 6) at the Clifton Springs United Methodist Church. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may contribute to the House of John, in Bob's memory. He is survived by his loving wife of 23 years, Betty Bowdren of Clifton Springs; his previous wife, Gweneth V. Landers of Maryland; daughter, Karen (Richard) Bowdren LaDuca of California; stepdaughters, Janice Marcoccia of Clifton Springs, Sandra (Emil) Flint of West Virginia, Barbara Landers Ridley of Clifton Springs; stepson, Douglas Landers of Rochester; daughter-in-law, Cindy S. Bowdren of Maryland; grandchildren, Brent, Michelle, Camden, Justin, Robert and Kristina; great- grandson, Connor; and sister, Jeany Schultz of Arizona. Bob was predeceased by his son, Brian; sister, Hazel; and grandson, Vesta. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Patrick Funeral Home, Clifton Springs.
Democrat & Chronicle, Jan 8, 2007 by: Dianne Thomas
Hollis, Albert W. Jr.
Clifton Springs, Albert W. Hollis Jr. age 43, died unexpectedly on Friday January 5, 2007. He is survived by his loving wife of almost 11 years, Darlene Hollis; his children, Katie (Fiancee Brandon Coons) Hollis of Clifton Springs, Albert Hollis III of Clifton Springs; step-daughters, Ratchel Clark of Canadaigua, Tracy (Scott Mahar) Clark of Farmington; his parents, Albert and Josephine Hollis Sr.; brothers, Ed (James) Hollis of Toronto, Debbie (Ken) Newcombe of Ovid, Danny (Krista) Hollis of Uniondale PA, Ken ""Bucky"" (Doxie) Hollis of Forest City, PA; several nieces and nephews. Friends may call on Tuesday (Jan. 9) from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Cheney Funeral Home, 70 Main Street Phelps. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11 AM at the United Church of Phelps. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery with Military Honors. It is suggested that memorial donations be made to the Canandaigua V.A. Hospital, 400 Fort Hill Ave., Canandaigua, NY 14424.
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