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Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY Fri, Sept 26, 1902 by: Dianne Thomas
ARCHER - At her home in Hopewell on Sunday evening, occurred the death of Mrs. M. Eugenia MARKS, wife of Gardner ARCHER. The deceased was stricken with paralysis on Tuesday night, the night before her son's marriage to Miss Florence PETTIT. She was unconscious most of the time until her death. She was the only daughter of the late Walter MARKS of Hopewell. She leaves, besides her husband, her aged mother, two sons, Herbert W. ARCHER of Hopewell and one brother, Frank MARKS of Hopewell. Mrs. ARCHER was beloved by a large circle of friends, her sterling worth making her friendship a thing to be desired. The funeral was held from the home on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Ontario Repository & Messenger Canandaigua, NY Thursday, June 25, 1903 by: Dianne Thomas
+ The death of Mrs. Francis MARSH occurred at her home on Saturday evening. She had been an invalid several years and was a great sufferer. she was 46 years of age and is survived by her husband and four sons. The funeral was held at the house, Tuesday afternoon.
+ Mrs. Freeland SMITH has gone to Auburn and Utica, to visit relatives
+ Mrs. CLAWSON and Mrs. STILTS are absent, visiting.
Mrs. Cornelius Breen, a well known and respected resident of the town of Hopewell, died at her home early Sunday morning, aged 35 years. Death was due to heart trouble. She is survived by her husband and three small children.
Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY Fri, Oct 13, 1905 by: Dianne Thomas
+ The death of Ira Wood LINCOLN, a well known market gardener of Hopewell, occurred on Wednesday. He had been in failing health, caused by a chronic kidney trouble for more than a year, and he was taken to the Memorial hospital a few days before his death. He was 69 years of age. His wife and eight children survive him: Ira, John and Carl, and Miss Ida LINCOLN, Mrs. William YERKES, Mrs. Nellie GRACE, Mrs. Albert LOCKWOOD, of this place, and Mrs. Wilbur CLEMENT, of Geneva. The funeral will be held form his late home on Sunday afternoon.
+ SURROGATE Ditmars, has admitted the following Wills to probate: Thomas H. COAT, late of Canandaigua, Ida COAT, executor, value of estate not recorded; Mary DORMAN, late of Seneca, Edward E. HALL, executor, value of estate not recorded; Chester G. PITKIN, late of Geneva, Julia E. CHILDS, executor, value of estate not recorded; John P. VAIL, late of Geneva, Lillian & Newton F. VAIL, executors of the $7,000 estate.
+ Miss Carrie C. CRANE is acting as official stenographer at the trial of Franklin BOOTH at a term of Untied States court at Lockport.
+ Dr. George W. MC CLELLAN and daughter Hortense, Main street north, have been with Mrs. MC CLELLAN at Newark, NJ, during the week.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe, NY Tue Aug 21, 1906 by: GSubyak@aol.com
DIED - VAN VOORHIS -- At Hopewell, Wednesday, August 15, 1906, Mrs. Katherine E. VAN VOORHIS, wife of Herman VAN VOORHIS, aged 65 years.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Wednesday July 22, 1908 Pg 7, col 5 by: Ron Hanley
J. Ansel BOOTH, a well known resident of Hopewell, died at his home on Spangle street, in that town, on Sunday, July 19th, aged 81 years. Mr. BOOTH was a veteran of the Civil War, having enlisted in August 1862, as a Private in the 140th Regiment; was successfully promoted to the positions of Corps Sergeant, First Sergeant and Lieutenant, and was honorable discharged, June 3, 1865. Mr. BOOTH leaves a widow and several children. The funeral services will be held at the house this Wednesday morning, and interment will be made at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester.
Ontario County Journal, Canandaigua, NY Friday Sept 11, 1914 by: Dianne Thomas
+ The death of Patrick BRADY, aged 75 years, occurred at the County Home in Hopewell, on Sunday night. He leaves two sons, and two daughters; James, Kittie, and Anna BRADY of Rochester, and George BRADY of Watkins. Funeral services were held at St. Mary's church on Wednesday morning. Interment was at Calvary cemetery. [in Canandaigua]
+ SMITH FAMILY REUNION - Mr. & Mrs. A. E. SMITH pleasantly entertained the SMITH family at a reunion at their home in Hopewell on Monday. There were 34 present. The committee for next years are Mr. & Mrs. Will SMITH, Miss Dessa SMITH and Mrs. Charles TOWNSEND.
Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY Apr, 9, 1915 by Dianne Thomas
THE DEATH OF G. GRANGER BENHAM - Born 88 Years Ago on the Farm Where He Died - Was a Prominent Citizen
The death of G. Granger BENHAM, one of Hopewell's best known and well to do citizens, occurred at his home on Friday night about 12 o'clock, as the result of the grip, from which he had been a sufferer the past six weeks. Mr. BENHAM was 88 years of age and was born on the farm where he died and had always lived there with the exception of about three years, when he was clerk in the Canandaigua post office. He had served as United States loan commissioner and as town clerk and as road commissioner and had been a director in the Canandaigua National Bank for years. Mr. BENHAM was a man of splendid character and by his death Hopewell loses one of the oldest and most widely known citizens. He lived to a good age but left many friends whose wish it is that he might have lived longer. In 1852 he was united in marriage to Miss Elizabeth GREGORY, also of this town, who died 14 years ago. His nearest relatives are two nieces, Mrs. Charles GALLAGHER of Buffalo and Mrs. Emma OLIVER of Pasadena, California. The funeral was held from his late home on Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev E. J. BROOKER, pastor of the Methodist church of this place, officiating. Interment was made in Woodlawn, Canandaigua.
+ Misses Hattie & Ida HEBARD of Rochester, visited at the home of William HEBARD and attended the funeral of Granger BENHAM, the first of the week.
+ Leon BENHAM of Mechanics Institute, Rochester, spent over Sunday with his parents, Mr. & Mrs. George M. BENHAM.
+ Mr. & Mrs. George OGDEN of Canandaigua were guests of the formers sister, Mrs. E. M. BENHAM, over Sunday.
+ Mrs. Olive KNAPP returned to her home here on Friday, after spending several months with her sister in Kansas.
+ Miss Ruth LIGHTFOOTE from Billsboro, visited Miss Ethel WOOD over Sunday.
+ Misses Margaret and Louise BROWN spent Easter at the home of their aunt and uncle, Mrs. Mary BEMENT and Isaac BROWN'S, at Victor.
+ Eugene HAYDEN of Webster spent over Sunday with Mrs. HAYDEN, who has been spending a few weeks with her sister, Miss Henrietta POWELL.
Rochester Republican, Rochester, Monroe, NY, Tue Jan 4, 1916 by: GSubyak@aol.com
WYFFELS - SANDERS
Canandaigua, Jan. 3 - The marriage of Miss Mary SANDERS, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Camiel SANDERS, of the town of Canandaigua, to Henry Joseph WYFFELS, of Gorham, took place at St. Mary's Church at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon, with Rev. James T. DOUGHERTY officiating. The couple were attended by Joseph SANDERS, a brother of the bride, and Miss Rose VALE, of Hopewell.
Shortsville Enterprise, Shortsville, NY Thursday, Feb 22, 1917 by: Dianne Thomas
Llewellyn L. SMITH, aged 57 years, a resident of Hopewell, was found dead in the trolley station at the Hopewell road crossing on __day afternoon about 2 o'clock. Samuel GIBBS and F. E. MERRILL, residents of that neighborhood, ..... the body in a sitting position. Coroner SMITH, of Canandaigua pronounced death due to natural causes, the deceased having been in poor health for some months. Mr. SMITH was a former resident of Canandaigua, his father having been one of the founders of the flouring mill. A few years ago he retired to a small place in Hopewell, where he lived alone.
Unknown Paper Ontario Co., NY March 1917 by: Dianne Thomas
MASON – At Hopewell, Mar 27, 1917,
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.
Ontario Co. Journal, Friday, March 1, 1918 by: Dianne Thomas
CONKLIN – The remains of
wife of John R. CONKLIN, whose death occurred at Albany on Sunday, were
brought to Canandaigua for burial on Wednesday.
Decease was at one time a nurse at Clifton Springs sanitarium.
She was a daughter in law of Edward CONKLIN, formerly of
Canandaigua, whose death occurred on January 24th.
Interment will be at Woodlawn.
(aged 35 years)
THE SHORTSVILLE ENTERPRISE
Friday March 8, 1918 Front Pg, Last col
by: Ron Hanley
DEATH OF FORMER RESIDENT IN THIS SECTION
Word has been received here of the death in Mason City, Michigan, on February 28, 1918, of Henry Jerome Warfield, at the advanced age of 72 years, 3 mos., 26 days. The deceased was born in the town of Hopewell on November 2, 1845, and resided there until the year 1872, when he moved to Michigan. About 49 years ago Mr. Warfield and wife were members of the First Presbyterian Church in Shortsville. At the time of his death he was nearing the 50th anniversary of his marriage. The survivors are his wife, five children, Frank of Mason City, Elmer, of Denver, Col., Ora, of Oaklahoma, Eugene, of San Antonio, Texas, and Walter, of Wyoming, three sisters, Mrs. Clementine Lincoln, of Hopewell, and Misses Louise and Isabel Warfield, of Shortsville, two brothers, Eugene E. Warfield, of Hopewell, and Zadok Warfield, of Shortsville, twelve nieces and nephews, and a number of grandchildren.
Victor Herald, Victor, NY Thursday, October 10, 1918 by: Dianne Thomas
William Mora CONE of Hopewell, aged 26 years, died in the Geneva City Hospital last Saturday, after a brief illness of pneumonia. He was in the employ of the Rochester and Eastern railway lines at one time and was known by Victor people.
Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY Friday Sept 28, 1928 by: Dianne Thomas
+ Misses Betty COWAN and Elizabeth SISSON entertained at luncheon and bridge at Florence Villa, Main street north, on Saturday afternoon, for Miss Jena L. BURNETT, fort Hill avenue. The marriage of Miss BURNETT and Richard DEWITT, will take place tomorrow at noon.
+ Miss Helen HIGGINS, North Pearl street, who is studying the harp at the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, has been awarded a scholarship for the coming year. Miss HIGGINS is beginning her fourth year of study at the school.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Roy NICHOLSON, Bristol street, are spending the week with friends in Dunkirk and Buffalo.
+ Mrs. N. W. THOMPSON, West Gibson street, was hostess at a meeting of the Pioneer Club of the Woman's Benefit Association, on Monday evening. The next meeting will be held with Mrs. Charles FREER, Mason street, on October 22.
+ Miss M. Agnes HATHAWAY, who sailed from San Francisco on August 15, arrived in Tokyo, Japan on September 1, according to advice received here this week. Miss HATHAWAY is resuming her duties as head of the Blackmere Home for girls, a mission school with which she was formerly connected for 20 years.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Sidney L. HEATH, of Bath, were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. F. A. MC KECHNIE, Main street north. On Monday, Mrs. MC KECHNIE, Frederick A. MC KECHNIE Jr., and Miss Jessie MC KECHNIE, lest by motor for New York where Miss Jessie entered Miss DOW'S school at Briarcliff Manor, and New Haven, Conn., where Frederick has entered Yale University. Mr. and Mrs. Henry WHEELER will accompany Mrs. MC KECHNIE on the return trip to spend a month at Thistlebank, Main street north.
+ Mrs. John H. KELLY, Main street north, will entertain the Botanical Society on Tuesday evening. Miss Cor- L. FRENCH will be assistant hostess.
+ Miss H. Etta SMITH, Gorham street, will be hostess for the meeting of the Interrogation Club on Wednesday afternoon.
+ Miss Julia COVLE, Howell street, is visiting in Philadelphia, Pa., and Newark, NJ.
Ontario Co. Times Journal, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday April 13, 1932 by: Dianne Thomas
VAN NA - Funeral services for Frank VAN NA of Hopewell, who died at the home of his sister, Mrs. L. F. NEWMAN, in Rochester, Friday, were held from the Kennedy mortuary rooms, Monday afternoon. Rev. C. H. GIFFORD, pastor of the Chapin Methodist church officiated and burial was made in Sand Hill cemetery, Lafayette highway. Mr. VAN NA was 73 years of age. He is survived by the sister, Mrs. NEWMAN; one son, Cornelius VAN NA of Canandaigua and two granddaughters, Mrs. Rose HOWARD and Mrs. Marion TONES.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY Nov 28, 1940 by: GSubyak@aol.com
KIRKPATRICK - Gilbert Henry KIRKPATRICK of Hopewell Center, N. Y., died in the Thompson Memorial Hospital, Nov. 27. Survived by his wife, Edna WYATT KIRKPATRICK; one son, James KIRKPATRICK of the R. A. _. C. of Jarius, Ontario, Canada; one daughter, Mrs. Agnes ROBISON of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; two sisters, Miss Agnes KIRKPATRICK and Mrs. Janet BUCHAN, both of Hopewell Center. Services private.
Victor Herald, Victor, NY Friday, March 22, 1946 Pg 5 by: Dianne Thomas
Area Child's Portrait Hangs in Paris Gallery - An unusual honor has come to 3 year old, Patricia BENHAM, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John H. BENHAM Jr., of Buffalo, formerly of Hopewell. A photograph of her made by George PARTISE of Canandaigua, was sent to Patricia's uncle, Harold RODMAN, in France, where a soldier did a portrait from the photograph. Her portrait now hangs in a Paris art gallery.
Let's "Tell Our Faces" - The deep scowl of Mr. Young husband's face was not unnoticed by the little 4 year old daughter, who stopped munching her breakfast food long enough to ask, "Daddy, aren't you happy this morning?" "Why, of course I am, dear," replied the astounded father. "Well, hadn't you better tell your face then?", quickly shot back the family's pride and joy.
A weiner roast picnic supper was given in honor of Mrs. Flora Bundy at Kershaw Park just prior to her leaving for Old Forge. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Pimm and children, Donna, Delores and Dale of Spangle Street, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Pimm and daughters Myrna, and Rose Hackett of Algerine Street, and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bundy, all attended.
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