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ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT and CHRONICLE   Jan 25, 1906  Pg 3, col  3              by: Ron Hanley  

Victor, Jan. 24  -    A quiet wedding was solemnized at the home of the officiating minister in this village this evening, it being the occasion of the marriage or Miss Goldie Cuykendall, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Cuykendall of this town, to Homer H. Hunt, a well known young man of this village.  The ceremony was performed by the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, Rev. Frank W. Hill, in the presence of only a few of the immediate friends.   After the ceremony a reception was held and the wedding supper was served at the home of the bride's parents on West Main Street.

ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES     Wednesday    Jan 31, 1906     Pg 7, col  4

VICTOR  WEDDINGS  -      Victor, Jan 29
Miss Goldie Luella Coykendall, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Coykendall, and Homer H. Hunt, were married at the Presbyterian parsonage by Rev. Frank W. Hill, Wednesday evening. Only immediate relatives and friends witnessed the ceremony. The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Alan Hunt. Mr. and Mrs. Hunt will reside in this town upon their return from a short wedding trip.

Victor Herald, Victor, NY     Friday,     April 20, 1906        by:  Dianne Thomas

+  An unknown miscreant poisoned a valuable shepherd dog belonging to Charles BOWERMAN, last week.  The animal was the especial pet of the children and the family feels the worse about his death on this account. 

Mr. and Mrs. Lewis MC LOUTH  of Farmington, have issued invitations to the marriage of their daughter, Miss Louie Hannah MC LOUTH, to Elmer Edwin FISH, younger son of Edwin E. FISH, also of Farmington, the event to take place at the home of the bride, Wednesday afternoon, April 25th, at 4 o'clock.  

L. G. LOOMIS is in Syracuse.

John MATTHEWS spent Easter at his home in Waterloo.

Miss Belle BARRY spent Saturday with friends in Cheshire.

Morton LOCKE was home from Lima, the first of the week. 

Allan CORNFORD began work, last week in the insulator factory. 

Miss Carlotta PICKETT of Rochester, visited friends here, Sunday. 

Miss Dora MEAD has returned from a 10 day trip to the National capital. 

Frank CAMPBELL is very ill with pneumonia at his home west of the village.  

Mrs. L. A. W. HILL, who was seriously ill whit pneumonia, is steadily improving.  

Miss Rose FAUGH of Rochester, was the guest of Miss Grace FRAZER, Sunday.

Hiram L. BLOODGOOD, of East Syracuse is visiting his son, William BLOODGOOD

John RECHTENWALD of Naples, was in town the first of the week, calling on old friends.

W. F. FISHERS of Fishers, is a member of the executive committee of the Botany Club of Canandaigua. 

Miss Kathryn MC MCCARTHY of Rochester was with her sister, Mrs. John W. KEATING over Sunday.  

John V. MEADE, of the Macedon Hotel, in the village bard by the canal, was in town Thursday afternoon. 

Mr. and Mrs. Bennie PEER visited his mother, Mrs. Ellen PEER at her home on East Main street, Sunday.

Miss Mary WALLACE of Syracuse is spending a week with her parents at their home east of this village. 

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph SCHOOLEY left last Friday, for Delhi, Ontario, where they will visit Mr. SCHOOLEY'S parents. 

Palmer N. BABCOCK and wife, of Caledonia, were guests of their cousins, Mr. and Mrs. E. N. CONE, over Easter.

Mrs. W. S. LYON of Brooklyn, is visiting her mother, Mrs. Elizabeth GOULDRICK.  Mr. LYON was here also, the first of the week.  

Mrs. E. S. BERRY has returned from Middleport, where she has been visiting her mother, Mrs. M. J. BARNES, for several weeks. 

Miss Marion LOBDELL returned, Sunday night, to her school in Central Square, NY, after spending a short vacation at home.

 THE VICTOR HERALD       Friday      April 20, 1906  Pg 3, col  3       by: Ron Hanley     
She Was One of the Oldest Residents of the Town of Victor
Mrs. Lavinia A. Bushnell Osborne, widow of D. Henry Osborne, died at her home on Maple Avenue in this village at a late hour last Friday evening, at the age of seventy six years.
The death of Mrs. Osborne removes from this place one of its oldest native residents, she having been born and lived for nearly all of her many years on the site of the house in which she died. Mrs. Osborne was the daughter of William Bushnell, a pioneer settler of this section, who was one of Victor's most prominent citizens in his day. He was widely known for many years as an extensive shipper of farm products, making Bushnell's Basin on the canal the shipping point, that place deriving its name from him.
Mr. and Mrs. Osborne were married in 1847 and in 1855-56 he erected the beautiful home on Maple Avenue from which he passed away a little more than a year ago.
For many years Mrs. Osborne had been an invalid, not being able to enter into the busy activities of life, but during that time was much interested in local events and especially in the work of the First Presbyterian church, of which she had been a member for sixty three years. She was a woman much loved in the community because of her kindness of heart and the broad charity she manifested to all about her. Since the death of Mr. Osborne she had steadily failed in health.
Two daughters and a son survive, Miss Cora B. Osborne, of Victor, Mrs. Mark T. Powell, of Canandaigua, and William B. Osborne, of this village.  Funeral services were held from the family home, Monday afternoon, Rev. Frank W. Hill, pastor of the First Presbyterian church,  officiating. Interment was made in Boughton Hill Cemetery

THE VICTOR HERALD      Friday      April 27, 1906       Pg 3, col  3        by: Ron Hanley     
Brilliant  Church  Wedding 
With the beautiful ceremony of the nuptial mass of the Catholic church ritual, William McMahon and Miss May Donnelly were united in marriage at St. Patrick's church, Thursday morning at ten o'clock. Rev. J. J. Donnelly, uncle of the bride, was the celebrant of the mass and was assisted by Rev. Frs. Clark, of Canandaigua, Neville, of East Bloomfield, and Cluney, of Honeoye Falls.
The bridal couple were attended by Jerome McMahon, a brother of the groom, and Miss Alice Donnelly, a sister of the bride. The bride was attired in a beautiful gown of gray broadcloth and the bridesmaid wore green silk. The ushers were Edward Ryan and Milton McMahon and the wedding march was played by Miss Annie Ryan.
At the conclusion of the ceremony, which was witnessed by a large gathering of friends, an elaborate wedding breakfast was served to the members of the immediate families of the contracting parties. The wedding gifts included many beautiful and valuable articles.
After their wedding tour Mr. and Mrs. McMahon will reside on his farm, about one and one half mile west of this village. The groom is one of the most successful of the younger farmers of the town. His bride has for several years resided with her uncle, Rev. J. J. Donnelly, at St. Patrick's parsonage, and both have a wide circle of friends who will wish them every possible happiness.
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O'Neil - Smith  -   St. Bridget's church was the scene of a very pretty wedding, at ten o'clock Monday morning, when Miss Mary Smith, of this town, and Harry O'Neil of Victor, were united in the bonds of matrimony by the Rev. Father P. A. Neville, who also celebrated the nuptial mass.
The bride was beautifully attired in white Swiss mull, with white hat, and carried a white prayer book. The bridesmaid, Miss Anna
Hendricks, of Rochester, also wore white. 
John O'Neil, brother of the groom, acted as best man. Walter Toomey, of East Bloomfield, and Emmett Turner, of Victor, were ushers. They, like the groom, wore the conventional black.
The bride is one of St. Bridget's most estimable young ladies, having presided at the organ for the past two years, where she proved herself worthy and competent. Her success as a school teacher has been unsurpassed, and while her many friends and acquaintances extend their best wishes, they regret her departure from their midst.
After a wedding trip to New York and Philadelphia, the happy couple will reside in the town of Victor, where the groom is extensively engaged in farming.

 Victor Herald, Victor, NY        Friday    April 27, 1906      Pg 3       by:  Dianne Thomas

James W. MOORE is critically ill at his home on Church street. 

Cornelius TOBIN was in Buffalo on business, the first of the week. 

Glenroie VAIL was confined to his home, the first of the week, by illness.

Miss Leo ESTES is home from Syracuse City Hospital for a short vacation. 

Miss Eunice GENUNG is spending the week at Canandaigua, visiting friends.

Miss Ina LOBDELL was the guest of friends in Rochester from Friday until Monday. 

Mr. and Mrs. Albert UNDERHILL of Rochester, visited friends here, the first of the week. 

Miss Delia FELT has been in Rochester the past week, at the home of her sister, Mrs. William LOTHRIDGE

Rev. and Mrs. Frank W. HILL entertained their cousin, William VALENTINE, of New York, over Sunday.

Clarke and George ROWLEY, of Rochester, were the guests of their brother, Dr. C. A. ROWLEY, Sunday.  

Miss Viola VAN VOORHIS entertained her mother, Mrs. Elizabeth VAN VOORHIS of Fishers, over Sunday.

Clarence F. RUGG, of Rochester, spent Sunday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin L. RUGG, at their home north of this village.  

Miss Elizabeth MC MAHON expects to leave Monday for Rochester, where she will enter the training class for nurses in the Homeopathic Hospital .

Rev. and Mrs. W. H. SKEELS have been in North Bloomfield, this week, attending a meeting of the Western NY Sunday School Institute of Universalists.  

Mrs. Allie DILLMAN is receiving treatment at the Hospital of Physicians and Surgeons, Canandaigua.  Very favorable reports in regard to her condition are received by her friends here.  

Mrs. Cora J. PHILLIPS received on Saturday, a telegram from her brother, Dr. Harry E. ROWELL, who with his family resides at Oakland, Cal., stating that they  had passed through the earthquake and succeeding calamity in safety. (near San Francisco)

Mrs. W. A. HIGINBOTHAM and sister, Mrs. Sarah H. HOLLISTER, who have been traveling in Europe, will, it is expected, land in New York, tomorrow and reach Victor, Monday, stopping enroute to visit a sister in Albany. 

Frank EWER, who has for several months been employed in the store of A Simonds' Sons, relinquished that position Saturday, and is now working for T. M. NORTON on the erection of E. S. BERRY'S house on Covill street.

Dr. C. A. ROWLEY attended the 22nd annual meeting and banquet of the Western New York Homeopathic Medical Society at Buffalo, on Friday of last week.  the banquet was served at the Genesee Hotel and was a most enjoyable affair. 

+  The early return from New Mexico of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. NEWTON to Shortsville is presaged by a request to this office that the address of their Victor Herald be changed to the latter place.  They have spent the winter at points in Mexico and California.

Lee SHOECRAFT was among the Victorites with a persona interest in the San Francisco tragedy, he having a brother in that city, whose place of business was in one of the large office buildings on Market street, which was swept away by flames.

Mrs. Harry BARNUM and two children were taken to Memorial hospital in Canandaigua last week, suffering with diphtheria, are reported to be recovering rapidly.  The house has been thoroughly fumigated and it is hoped that no further cases will develop.

THE VICTOR HERALD           Friday        May 4, 1906                            by: Ron Hanley     
The marriage of Lyman Ellis Turner and Miss Minne F. Donovan took place Wednesday afternoon at three o'clock at the rectory of St. Patrick's Church, Rev. Father Donnelly performing the ceremony. Only immediate friends and relatives were present. Mr. and Mrs. Turner left on the N. Y. City train at 3 19 for a short wedding trip. 

THE VICTOR HERALD Friday May 11, 1906               by: Ron Hanley 

Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Ellis Turner have established the first home of their married life in the rooms in the Goodnow block over Cornford's east store.

THE VICTOR HERALD    Friday     May 25, 1906  Pg 3, col  4     by: Ron Hanley     
Social and Personal -  Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Gouldrick rejoice in the birth of a son on Tuesday. The young man has already been named William Patrick.

 Victor Herald, Victor, NY        Friday    June 29, 1906      Pg 3       by:  Dianne Thomas

+  Friends here will read with interest of the marriage of Miss Lydia N. ROSE to George L. BOYCE, which was solemnized at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. Sarah L. ROSE in Canandaigua, on Thursday of last week.  Mr. and Mrs. BOYCE will make their home in Canandaigua.  The bride is well know in Victor. 

+  The home of Mr. and Mrs. John W. LAUDER, three miles northeast of this village, will be the scene of a happy gathering of 100 or more neighbors and friends on the 4th of July.  the custom of observing the Nation's birthday with a similar picnic or outing was established in Mr. LAUDER'S neighborhood several years ago, and has been productive of many delightful events held at hospitable homes in various parts of the town.

+  A brakeman on a west bound Lehigh Valley express train, discovered the body of a man lying beside the track, about half a mile west of Farmington station, at 5:30 o'clock, Monday morning. The body could not be identified either at Farmington or in Manchester, where it was taken, and it is supposed that the man was a tramp, and that he dropped off a train while stealing a ride.  The right arm and leg were badly crushed.  The man was evidently 30 or 35 years of age, was comparatively well dressed, had a smooth face, dark hair, tinged with gray; bluish-gray eyes and sound teeth.  He carried a rosary.  In his pocket was a photograph, on the back of which was written in the name "Francis CONWAY", and a little book in which was the name, "Charles MC COTTRY" or "MC COPHY", with the address 432 3rd street, Troy, New York.  there were no other marks of identification about the body.  

+  A very pretty June wedding was that which united in the bonds of matrimony, Miss Dasie Eliza TOMLINSON and Marion Casper DECKER, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William PORTER in Mendon, last week, Thursday evening.  The ceremony was performed by Rev. John B. FUNNELL, pastor of the Mendon Presbyterian church.  The decorative scheme was an elaborate one, the colors being green and white.  Miss Cecil Maude KORTS of Buffalo, NY acted as flower girl.  Miss Adella J. HARMON of Clifton, was bridesmaid and Roy WELLMAN of Friendship, best man.  Miss Eva WING and Walter ECKER were ushers.  The bride was attired in a handsome gown of white satin, trimmed with real lace and carried a shower bouquet of bride's roses.  The bridesmaid wore white silk mull and carried a bunch bouquet of white swansonia.  After a sumptuous wedding dinner, the happy couple left on an evening train for an extended Eastern trip.  They will reside in Lima.  Guests from Victor were Miss Edith TIMMERMAN, Miss Fannie LADD, Menzo VAN VOORHIS and Morton LOCKE.

  THE VICTOR HERALD     Friday       June 29, 1906      Pg  3, col 1              by: Ron Hanley     
NORTH - PARMEL -  Miss Mercy Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Parmel, and Harry Ellis North were united in marriage at the home of the bride's parents, Tuesday afternoon. The Rev. Frank W. Hill, pastor of the Presbyterian church, performed the ceremony in the presence of a few friends and relatives.  The bride is a graduate of Victor High School, a member of the class of 98, and is highly esteemed, the groom is one of Victor's most successful farmers. The best wishes of many friends are extended to them.
 Social and Personal -   Mrs. D. B. Van Zyle, of Rochester, visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. J. VanDenbergh, the first of the week.    (Note: *Van Zyle is not spelled correctly in paper, (VanZile)

THE VICTOR HERALD     Friday     July 20, 1906    Pg 3, col  4       by: Ron Hanley       
+   George VanVechten and sister, Miss Ida, left yesterday for Cleveland, Ohio, to visit Mr. and Mrs. W. Cooper. The trip from Buffalo to their destination was made by boat.
+   Mr. and Mrs. Ray VanDenbergh and two children, of Rochester, have been spending the week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John W. VanDenbergh. Mr. VanDenbergh was with them on Sunday.


 THE VICTOR HERALD    Friday     September 28, 1906     Pg 3, col 2    by:  Ron Hanley 
Victor friends have received news from Daytona, Florida, of the marriage of Charles R. Simonds to Mrs. Lucy B. Hand, which occurred in that city, on Wednesday, September 12th.
Mr. Simonds is the son of the late A. Burton Simonds and his boyhood was spent in this village. About twenty one years ago he went to Florida where he has since made his home. For several years he has resided in Jacksonville and has been associated with railroad and steamship companies, at present being in the employ of the Clyde Line.
After a two week wedding trip, Mr. and Mrs. Simonds are at home in Jacksonville. The Halifax Journal, of Daytona, speaks of them as very popular young people, who have the best wishes of many friends.

Victor Herald, Victor, NY      Friday    Sept 28, 1906       by:  Dianne Thomas

+  Victor friends have received news from Daytona, Florida, of the marriage of Charles R. SIMONDS to Miss Lucy B. HAND, which occurred in that city, on Wednesday, September 12th.  Mr. SIMONDS is the son of the late A. Burton SIMONDS and his boyhood was spent in this village.  About 21 years ago, he went to Florida where he has since made his home.  For several years he has resided in Jacksonville and has been associated with railroad and steamship companies, at present being in the employ of Clyde LINE.  After a 2 weeks wedding trip, Mr. and Mrs. SIMONDS are at home in Jacksonville.  the Halifax Journal of Daytona, speaks of them as very popular young people, who have the best wishes of many friends. 

+  At high noon on Thursday (Sept 27), occurred the marriage of Miss Fannie LADD, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John M. LADD, of this village, to Morton Field LOCKE.  "Hillcrest", the beautiful home of the bride's parents on High street, was the scene of the event.  The wedding was a quiet one, the ceremony being preformed in the presence of immediate relatives of the bride and broom by the Rev. L. D. CASE, of Chicago, a brother in law of the bride.  After the ceremony, a wedding dinner was served by Mr. and Mrs. Fred HIGINBOTHAM, caterer.  Mr. and Mrs. LOCKE left on an afternoon train for Colorado, where they will spend several weeks.  The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred M. LOCKE of this place, and has a responsible position with the Lima Insulator Co.  On their return, the happy couple will reside in Lima.  Both are popular in the younger social set of this village and a host of friends extend best wishes for their happiness.


Victor Herald, Victor, NY      Friday    October 12, 1906       by:  Dianne Thomas

Margaret KINNEY, who was for ___ years a resident of Victor, died at Willard State Hospital early ___day morning.  she was taken to the institution in July.   Miss KINNEY was 70ears of age.  Funeral services will be held at St. Patrick's at 10 o'clock, Saturday morning.

_____ WINDLE, a resident of Mendon, died of pneumonia at the Rochester City hospital on Sunday, September 30th, age of 32.  He is survived by his wife, three brothers, Michael, ____ and Maurice WINDLE of Honeoye and also a sister, Mrs. Thomas  ____ of Mendon.  Burial was made at the catholic cemetery, this village, on  Wednesday, October 3rd.  

+  Letters for Miss Frances Jenkins OLCOTT and Frank STEVENS are advertised as remaining uncalled for at the Victor post office.

THE VICTOR HERALD           Friday          October 12, 1906  Pg 3  col  3          by: Ron Hanley    
Death of Peter H. Plumb -  On the seventieth anniversary of his birth, Monday, October 1st, occurred the death of Peter H. Plumb, a respected and lifelong resident of the town of Farmington.
 Mr. Plumb was born on the farm on which he died, only the highway separating the place in which he was born from the home in which his last hours were spent. His parents, William and Mary Hartman Plumb, also died upon the same farm.
Of Mr. Plumb one who knew him well says, "Peter H. Plumb spent his boyhood days and mature years among us and his life is read as an open book. He was a kind, indulgent parent, a good citizen and neighbor, upright and fair in all his dealings with his fellow man, and willing to assist in any act which would benefit them. A few years since he met with an accident which no doubt hastened his death, a fall from which he never fully recovered. In the last two years he became quite feeble and kind and willing hands ministered to his every want.
He is survived by his wife, on son, Lanson W. Plumb, of Rochester, one daughter, Genevieve, who resides at the family home, and an adopted daughter, Carolyn.
 The funeral was held from the home, Thursday, October 4th, the services being conducted by the Rev. Lorren Stiles, in the absence of the  pastor of Mr. Plumb's church, Rev. Harry Witham. It was largely attended by the friends and neighbors of the deceased. The Perinton Choir sang.  A good citizen has gone. We should remember his virtues and practice them.

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Millard, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. William D. Lynaugh, died on Monday, after an illness covering much of its eight months of life.  Burial was made in the Catholic cemetery at East Bloomfield, Wednesday. The bereaved parents have the sympathy of the community.

THE VICTOR HERALD Friday October 26, 1906  Pg 3,  col  4     by:  Ron Hanley 
Social and Personal -  Mrs. Dow VanDenbergh returned Wednesday from Glens Falls, where she had been called by the death of her sister.

THE VICTOR HERALD    Friday     September 28, 1906     Pg 3, col 2    by:  Ron Hanley 
Victor friends have received news from Daytona, Florida, of the marriage of Charles R. Simonds to Mrs. Lucy B. Hand, which occurred in that city, on Wednesday, September 12th.
Mr. Simonds is the son of the late A. Burton Simonds and his boyhood was spent in this village. About twenty one years ago he went to Florida where he has since made his home. For several years he has resided in Jacksonville and has been associated with railroad and steamship companies, at present being in the employ of the Clyde Line.
After a two week wedding trip, Mr. and Mrs. Simonds are at home in Jacksonville. The Halifax Journal, of Daytona, speaks of them as very popular young people, who have the best wishes of many friends.

 THE VICTOR HERALD    Friday     December 7, 1906     Pg 3, col  3     by:  Ron Hanley 
HYMENEAL   Wolven - VanDenbergh
A quiet wedding ceremony was performed at Wolcott, on Sunday, December 2nd, when Miss May VanDenbergh, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. VanDenbergh, of this village, became the wife of H. J. Wolven, of that place.  The ceremony was performed by the Rev. J. L. Gillard, pastor of the M. E. church, in the home which has been made ready for the occupancy of the newly wedded pair, at the corner of Lake and Main streets. They were attended by Miss Myrtle Bailey, a cousin of the groom, and Earl F. VanDenbergh, a brother of the bride. Miss VanDenbergh's home friends extend heartiest wishes for the happiness of their wedded life.  Mr. and Mrs. Wolven visited at the home of the bride's parents, the first of the week, and after a short wedding trip will be at home in Wolcott after December 15th.

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