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Rochester Observer, Rochester, Monroe Co., NY Friday January , 1827 by: Pat Mims
Marriages: In Hopewell, Mr. James DILLON to Miss Sarah CROSBY
In Hopewell, Rev. Asa SHAY, pastor of the Baptist church in Manchester, to Miss Lucy BAKER.
Deaths: In Hopewell, Col. William D. MURRAY, aged 42.
Daily Democrat Rochester, Monroe Co., NY Fri July 24, 1835 by: GSubyak@aol.com
MARRIED - In Hopewell on the 10th inst., by the Rev. J. F. McLAREN, Mr. Joseph E. TUTTLE, of Seneca, to Mrs. Casandra HIPPLE, of the former place.
Daily Democrat Rochester, Monroe Co., NY Fri Sept 11, 1835 by: GSubyak@aol.com
In Palmyra, Wayne Co., on the 2d inst by the Rev. Mr. TOWNSEND, Mr. William MALTHY, of Hopewell, Ontario co. to Miss Delia W. CHAPIN, of the latter place.
Rochester Republican, Rochester, Monroe, N. Y. Jan. 18, 1848 by: GSubyak@aol.com
In Hopewell, on the 5th inst., Mr. James Vanars DALE, to Miss Sarah J. BUSH.
Rochester Republican, Rochester, Monroe, NY Mar. 7, 1848 by: GSubyak@aol.com
In Hopewell, on the ??? ult, Mr. Henry METCALF, of Gorham, to Miss Susan WATKINS, of the former place.
Rochester Republican, Rochester, Monroe, N. Y. Jan. 25, 1849 by: GSubyak@aol.com
Marriage - In Hopewell, on the 3d inst., David REYNOLDS to Miss Letty Maria PICKLE
REPUBLICAN TIMES Wednesday December 10, 1862 Pg 2, col 7 by: Ron Hanley
Ontario Co. Times, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday, Dec 9, 1863 by: Dianne Thomas
DIED - At the residence of her son in law, Halstead KNAPP, in Hopewell, Mehitable FREDERICK departed this life, Nov 30 ,1863, aged 95 years, 1 month and 22 days. Another of our old settlers has gone home, to a house not made by hands, eternal in the Heavens. She had been privileged beyond many, she had lived years beyond the "three score and ten" and had seen the fifth generation. Her life has been an eventful one. The earlier part of it was spent among the string scenes of the Revolution, George Washington at one time made her father's house his headquarters and the writer of this has often listened with delighted attention while she recounted stories illustrating the generosity and good qualities of the "father of his country", and the passages of Scripture learned from his lips while sitting on his knee were favorites with her. Nearly fifty eight years ago, with her husband, she left Rockland County and came to what is now called Hopewell Center, town of Hopewell, where she resided until the time of her death. she was very benevolent, no one could say to her, "I was hungry and ye too me not in, I was naked and ye clothed me not," for she reached forth her had to the needy. As long as she retained her senses, her Bible was her constant companion and quotations from it were constantly on her tongue. She was blessed in worldly affairs and her declining years were passed in a luxurious home where loving children ministered to every want. But she had passed the bourne from which no traveler returns" and the place that has know her so long will know her no more, she has gone to enjoy the reward of the faithful and to wear the crown prepared for those who do their Master's bidding.
Ontario Co. Times, Canandaigua, NY Wed, May 17, 1865 by: Dianne Thomas
GILLETT - At the residence of her parents, in Hopewell, March 28, 1865, Mary Melissa GILLETT, aged 19 years, 6 months and 11 days. The history of her decline is the history of thousands. In January 1864, she took a severe cold, "inflammation of the lungs", followed, consumption with its attendants supervened, baffling human skill, and in a little over a year form the incipient cold, death closed the scene. The deceased was of superior intellect, and much pains had been taken to cultivate and bring out those latent powers of mind, which the watchful eye of affection was quick at discovering she possessed. She was early found in the Sabbath School, where her devotion to the cause, her every cheerful nature, and her winning way of imparting instruction, rendered her memory as a successful teacher, particularly dear to all those who knew her there. Modesty with her was added proof of merit; and the proofs of fine literary ability which even thus early, she had given in published communications in several literary journals, were only prompted by a desire to do good. To appearance, her future had all those surroundings most attractive to the ardent and hopeful mind of the young, and a career of usefulness seemed unclouded before her. Whatever her promise of success in a wider field, it was in her home circle where (cut off)
DIED - At her residence in Hopewell, of Lingering Consumption, on the morning of November 8, 1869, Elizabeth, wife of T. C. Jones, aged 81 years.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES June 1879 by: Ron Hanley
FOSKETT - HALL
In Galen, at the bride's home, by Rev. J. T. Brownell, May 21, 1879, Mr. Charles H. Foskett, of Hopewell Center, N. Y., and Miss Mary E. Hall, of Galen.
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