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Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe, N.Y. June 22, 1922 by: GSubyak@aol.com
CROCKER - DE REU
Pretty Home Wedding Which Occurred at Farmington
Farmington, June 21 - The marriage of Mary Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob DE RUE, to George Ernest CROCKER, of this town occurred this evening, at 7 o'clock in the presence of about sixty guests. The ceremony was performed in the west parlors of their home before a bank of ferns and beneath a bell of roses, by Rev., H. H. WISHAM, of Macedon Center. They were attended by Charles WILKINSON, of Perinton, as best man and the matron of honor was the bride's sister, Mrs. Charles WILKINSON. The wedding march was played by Miss Matie LAPHAM of Rochester.
The bride was gowned in silk mull trimmed with lace and she carried a shower bouquet of bride's roses. After the ceremony a bounteous repast was served, after which the young people left for an extended Western trip. They will be at home to their friends after July 1st. The out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Henry SAWYER of Victor, Arthur CONIFF and Miss Mary B. LAPHAM of Rochester.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY, Sat , Jan 17, 1925 by: GSubyak@aol.com
Farmington, Jan. 16 - John WATERSTRAW, 81 years old, died Wednesday at his home, two miles west of this village. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Louise WATERSTRAW.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY Sun July 11, 1926 by: GSubyak@aol.com
ALLEN FAMILY Reunion - Farmington, July 11 - The annual reunion of the ALLEN family took place July 3d at Roseland Park, Canandaigua Lake. Relatives were present from Victor, Marengo, Brocton, Clyde, Wayneport and Farmington. A program was given by the members.
The Victor Herald, Victor, NY Friday Jan 7, 1927 by: Dianne Thomas
OBITUARY - BOWERMAN - In the early morning of January 5th, occurred the death of Maryett Gillis, widow of Silas Gifford BOWERMAN, of Farmington. Mrs. BOWERMAN was the daughter of Robert and Martha Hart GILLIS and was born December 4, 1846, in the town of Victor, where she lived until her marriage, December 9, 1862. Of the 10 children born to Mr. and Mrs. BOWERMAN, 3 daughters and 3 sons survive. The yare Mrs. Mary A. HURLBURT of Penn Yan, Miss Martha L. BOWERMAN of Farmington, Mrs. Florence H. TALLMAN of Macedon, Jerome and Robert D., of Farmington and Manly H. of Fairport; 29 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren also survive her. Mrs. BOWERMAN'S consistent Christian life endeared her to all who knew her. Funeral services were conducted from her late home in Farmington this (Friday) afternoon at 2:30). Burial was made in North Farmington cemetery.
THE VICTOR HERALD
Friday September 9,
1927 Pg 8, col 1
by: Ron Hanley
FARMINGTON - Miss Margaret Herendeen entertained relatives and friends at a variety shower, Saturday evening, in honor of Miss Leora Allen, whose marriage to Arthur Herendeen will take place on September 15th.
THE VICTOR HERALD Fri, September 23, 1927 Pg 8, col 1 by: Ron Hanley
HERENDEEN - ALLEN
At the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis F. Allen on Thursday afternoon, a very pretty wedding took place, when their eldest daughter, Miss Leora May Allen, became the bride of Arthur Herendeen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph M. Herendeen, all of Farmington. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. J. Hallett Herendeen of Odessa, N.Y., an uncle of the groom, in the presence of about 50 relatives.
The bridal party took its place before a banking of ferns, gladiolus and clementine, where the wedding vows were pledged. The bride was charmingly gowned in Manhattan color silk, her bouquet was of white roses, lilies of the valley and gypsophilia. She was attended by her sister, Miss Florence Marion Allen, as bridesmaid. Her gown was of green silk, and she carried a bouquet of yellow roses with sprays of gypsophilia. The groom's attendant was Francis Morey Herendeen, his brother. Mrs. Herendeen is of the third generation of brides to be married from the Allen Homestead.
A wedding luncheon was served by the Misses Jennie and Elizabeth Padgham, of Farmington, Ralph Hawkins of Victor, and Park Allen of Wayneport, all cousins of the bride.
Out of town guests included Dr. and Mrs. George S. Allen of Clyde, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hawkins and son Ralph, of Victor, Mrs. Clementine Bancroft and Hale C. Cole, of Rochester, Rev. and Mrs. J. Hallett Herendeen of Odessa, N.Y., Miss Jane E. Herendeen of New York City, Mrs. Mary S. Calkins of North Bloomfield and Mr. and Mrs. George Slocum of Fairport.
Mr. and Mrs. Herendeen are enjoying a motor trip to the Adirondacks and on their return will reside in Farmington.
The prenuptial events were a linen shower by the Misses Jane and Effie Herendeen, Margaret Herendeen and Mrs. Roy Baker, and a variety shower by Mrs. Fred Herendeen, and Mrs. Roy Wyman of Shortsville.
Ontario Co. Times, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday, December 19, 1928 by: Dianne Thomas
+ Irving DE MAY has been suffering with an attack of tonsillitis.
+ Mrs. John MARTZ will have charge of the Christmas program to be given by the children of the Grange members at a meeting to be held this week, Saturday evening. Ladies are asked to furnish candy.
+ Miss Eska FOX of Rochester spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George FOX.
+ Miss Grace GREENE attended a meeting and election of the officers of the county executive committee of the Home Bureau at Canandaigua. The election resulted in the same officers being re-elected. Mrs. GREENE is one of the executive committee.
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Ontario Co. Times, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday July 24, 1929 by: Dianne Thomas
+ Fred BREWSTER is recovering at the Genesee hospital in Rochester where he is ill.
+ William and James MURPHY were guests of relatives in Rochester last week.
+ Mr. and Ms. Norman NORRIS have returned from a trip to Canada and to Eastern points.
+ Elizabeth LITTLE of Canandaigua, was a guest of Ruth KATKAMIER for several days last week.
+ The GARDNER family reunion will be held at Farmington Grange hall on Saturday, August 3. Picnic dinner at noon.
+ The CAHILL family reunion was held with the CAHILL family at Brookside Farm on Sunday. There were about 55 present.
+ William MANEY has been suffering form a badly sprained foot the past week, which he suffered while at his work in Rochester.
Victor Herald, Victor, NY Friday Dec 6, 1929 by: Dianne Thomas
SCHRADER - Mrs. William SCHRADER, aged 77 years, died at her home in Farmington on Thanksgiving Day after a brief illness with pneumonia. She was born in Mecklenburg, Germany and came to this country when a child. On March 24, 1876, she married Mr. SCHRADER, they having celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary at their home last Spring. Besides her husband, she is survived by two sons, Fred and John SCHRADER of Macedon; one daughter, Mrs. Charles KENT of Macedon Center, and 10 grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the home on Sunday with Rev. E. C. MILLER of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, officiating. Interment was made in North Farmington cemetery.
BOWERMAN - PADGHAM - A quiet wedding took place in Farmington at the home of Mr. & Mrs. William H. LEGGETT at 8 o'clock Monday evening, May 5th , when Miss Elizabeth Allen PADGHAM of Farmington, was united in marriage with Lloyd Jerome BOWERMAN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert BOWERMAN of Cheshire, former residents of Farmington township. the wedding ceremony was performed by Lizzie M. LEGGETT, a former pastor of the Friends' church, of which the bride is a member. The attendants were Miss Jennie C. PADGHAM of Farmington, a sister of the bride, and Robert J. BOWERMAN Jr., of Cheshire, a brother of the groom. Mrs. BOWERMAN is a graduate of the Macedon High School and has studied in the R.B.I. in Rochester. she is a member of the choir of the Friends church and a teacher in the Sunday School.
The Victor Herald, Victor, NY Friday, Feb 27, 1931 by: Dianne Thomas
+ Home Destroyed But Slow Fire Allowed Salvage - Fire which is thought to have started from a chimney destroyed the home of Fred MOORE and family on Dynamite Hill in the town of Farmington last Saturday. The alarm was sounded here just before noon and several Victor fireman responded, but upon arrival found that the contents of the house had been removed and that the building was doomed. Macedon firemen were also on the scene. The building, a small house of old time constriction, with heavy frame and plank siding, burned so slowly that the doors and windows were removed and saved along with the furnishings. The site is opposite the home of Supervisor, Oscar GARDNER .
Herald Mail, Fairport, NY Thursday Dec 17, 1931 by: Dianne Thomas
Farmington Dec. 21 - Mrs. Emma E. VON WART - passed away at the Thompson Memorial Hospital, Canandaigua, on Thursday, Dec 17, following an illness of several weeks. She was the oldest daughter of John and Monica EHERT of Erie, Pa., and was born on April 10, 1849. She was united in marriage to Henry VON WART, also of that city on July 4, 1866. Following their marriage, they came to Yates County Nurseries near Benton, to reside, later moving to Bellona, where they conducted a florist business for about 40 years. Mrs. VON WART has been a resident of this town for about 17 years, having made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Walter STEARMAN of Chapin and Mrs. Edith STEARMAN of Geneva; four grandchildren, Mrs. C.R. GARDNER of this town, Mrs. Alfred McDUFFY and Ralph STEARMAN of Waterloo; and Mrs. Ralph HASTINGS of Geneva; four great grandchildren, Virginia and Harry GARDENER of Farmington; and Lawrence McDUFFY of Waterloo; one sister, Mrs. Josephine HEMMERELY, of Erie, Pa. and one brother, Emil, of Omaha, Okla. The funeral services were conducted from the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank CORKIN of Penn Yan, at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon and burial was made in the family lot in Bellona cemetery (located in Yates Co., NY).
Ontario Co. Times Journal, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday April 13, 1932 by: Dianne Thomas
LANSING - Mrs. Adelia Hoag LANSING, 88, widow of Peter LANSING, died Tuesday morning at her farm home in the town of Farmington, five miles northwest of Shortsville. Her sister, Miss Harriet HOAG, with whom she resided is the only immediate relative. Funeral from her late home, Friday afternoon, at 2:30 o'clock.
The Victor Herald, Victor, NY Friday, December 8, 1933 by: Dianne Thomas
+ Two Fatally Hurt and Two Injured in Car Collision - In an automobile crash on the Buffalo road during a dense fog, Monday morning, Miss Myrna TURNER, aged 21 of Farmington and David GREENLEAF, 26, of Perry, received fatal injuries, and Russell SHERMAN, 19 and his sister, Leona SHERMAN, 21, of Farmington, were badly hurt. Miss TURNER died soon after reaching Memorial hospital here, and Mr. GREENLEAF succumbed to his injuries, Wednesday. Little change is reported at the hospital in the condition of Russell and Leona SHERMAN.
It is believed that SHERMAN, who was taking the two girls to Geneseo Normal school, where they were students, turned out to pass a car and failed to see the machine driven by GREENLEAF, coming from the west. The accident happened about 3 miles west of East Bloomfield.
Funeral services for Miss TURNER were held from the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest E. TURNER, in Farmington, Wednesday, and interment was made in Boughton Hill cemetery, Victor. Besides her parents, she leaves a sister, Lola, and a brother, Anson, of Farmington. She was a graduate of Manchester High school and a senior at Geneseo Normal. Mr. GREENLEAF was the son of John GREENLEAF of Perry, a native of Hopewell. He leaves his parents, a sister, Dorothy,
+ KYTE - Charles L. KYTE, formerly of Farmington, died in La Fayette, NJ, Sunday, December 3, 1933, aged 80 years. He is survived by two sons, Floyd D., of Shortsville; Ermil G., of Rochester and four daughters, Mrs. Altha DAVIS and Mrs. Lelia MC MILLAN of Canandaigua; Mrs. Mabel FOX of (cut off)
The Victor Herald, Victor, NY Friday, Apr 26, 1935 by: Dianne Thomas
GRINNELL - BREWSTER - Miss Olive M. C. BREWSTER, daughter of Mrs. Clara M. BREWSTER of Brownsville, and George B. GRINNELL of Farmington, were married at the home of the Brides mother, Wednesday evening, April 3, in the presence of the immediate family and a few close friends. The Rev. Carlyle BOYNTON, pastor of the Victor Methodist church performed the ceremony and attendants were Miss Bertha GRINNELL and Henry E. BREESE of Macedon. Luncheon was served after the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. GRINNELL will reside in Farmington.
EIGHME - William EIGHME of Farmington, 51 years old, passed away at the Thompson Memorial hospital in Canandaigua, April 21, 1935. he was a interior decorator and did considerable work in Victor, several years ago. For some years, he had been in failing health. The surviving relatives are the widow, a son, Charles of Rochester, a daughter, Mrs. Elson ELLSWORTH of Farmington, and a sister, Mrs. James BOORMAN of Rochester. Funeral services were held at the home in Farmington, Monday.
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