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Ontario Co. Times, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday, January 28, 1908 by: Dianne Thomas
+ An important real estate transaction recently took place here. Roy O. SMITH of Wyoming, NY purchased the JONES farm, a valuable piece of property within the village limits, of Asa JONES. This is one of the few remaining village farms, and it is from the springs on this farm that the village gets the supply for the water works system. Mr. JONES kept the house where he resides and about 2 acres of land. Mr. SMITH paid $7,500 and gets 75 acres of land, with one dwelling and the barns. This is a fine farm and has been in the JONES family for many years.
+ On Monday afternoon of last week, (Jan 20th), occurred the death of Edward James SIZER, at his home on Church street. Pneumonia was the cause of death and Mr. SIZER was only ill for two days. He was 61 years and 5 months old, and had always resided in this town. In early life, Mr. SIZER had been a printer, but n later years had worked at the carpenters' trade. His mother, Mrs. Jane SIZER (widow of James) with whom he resided, survives him. In the early 70', Mr. SIZER was married to Miss Etta HILL, who survives him and resides at Fishers. they had lived apart for many years. The funeral services were held on Wednesday afternoon at the SIZER home, at 4 o'clock. Rev. Frank W. HILL conducted the services.
+ The funeral of Theodore M. NORTON, which was held at the family home on Wednesday afternoon of last week (died on the 20th), was largely attended. Rev. Loren STILES of the Methodist church officiated.
+ Charles L. BATES a native of this town, but now a resident of Vallas, old Mexico, has been renewing old friendships here during the past week.
+ Miss Mary WALLACE is visiting friends at Syracuse and Rome, NY.
+ Mrs. Martin MULHERON died at her home southeast of this village, on Saturday evening, at the age of 35 year. Before her marriage Mrs. MULHERON was Miss Anna CROWLEY and resided in the town of Farmington. she had been a great sufferer for over a years with Bright's disease, but of late had been better and was down to the village on Thursday of last week. Besides her husband she leaves three young children, two boys and one girl. She is also survived by her father, John CROWLEY, who resides in this village, one sister and five brothers, two living here nad three at Deluth, Mich.
Same paper Pg 10, col 1
Ontario Co. Times, Canandaigua, NY Wed, Feb 12, 1908 by: Dianne Thomas
+ MC VEAN - (cut off) week to learn of the death of David A. MC VEAN, which occurred at his home in Brooklyn, on Wednesday, last. For many years, Mr. MC VEAN resided in this village, conducting a shoe business and was also postmaster. The family moved away from here about nine years ago. Mr. MC VEAN was past 50 years of age. The remains were brought to Scottsville, NY. Besides his wife, four children survive: Miss Sarah MC VEAN, Stuart, Howard and John C. MC VEAN, and three grandchildren, all of Brooklyn. He also leaves his mother, two sisters, Mrs. Frederick CHAPMAN of Woodstock, VT, Mrs. H. Irving GORDON of Rochester, NY and two brothers, Howard S. of Newark and John C. MC VEAN of Scottsville, NY.
+ Mrs. George CLAPPER died at her home on Church street at an early hour on Wednesday morning, following an attack of heart trouble. She was past 80 years of age. Mrs. Emily Bush Lewis, was married to George CLAPPER of this village, 17 years ago. She was a woman of splendid character and was greatly beloved by all who knew her. She was a devoted member of the Methodist church. She is survived by her husband and one son by her first marriage, Charles LEWIS of Minneapolis, Minn. The funeral services were held at the Clapper home on church street on Friday afternoon. Burial was made in the Boughton Hill cemetery.
Victor, Feb. 10
+ Miss Agnes HIGINBOTHAM has issued the invitations for an "at Home" to be given on Friday afternoon.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Chester H. MERRILL will entertain the ladies of the Tuesday card club, with their husbands, on Tuesday evening of this week, at their home on Church street.
+ The members of the Merry Go Round Club of the Universalist church will be entertained on Thursday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles N. KETCHUM.
+ The members of the Farmington Card Club will be entertained on Wednesday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John CONOVER, east of this village.
+ The death of Theodore HUNT, the father of Mrs. Leslie G. LOOMIS if this village, occurred very suddenly on Tuesday of last week, at his home in Saranac, Mich. He was 87 years of age. The remains were taken to Newark, NY for interment on Friday of last week.
The Victor Herald, Victor, NY Friday, Feb 28, 1908 by: Dianne Thomas
+ George A. CLAPPER will have an auction sale of household goods and small farm tools at his residence on Church street, Saturday, March 7th at 1 o'clock.
+ A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. JOHNSON, of Battle Creek, Mich., on Saturday, Feb. 22nd. Mrs. JOHNSON was formerly Miss Viola VAN VOORHIS, a member of the Victor High school faculty.
+ A party of young people have been invited to spend this evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Albert C. ALDRIDGE, north of the village, in the honor of a son of the household, Gilbert ALDRIDGE. The young people intend to make the trip by sleigh and a jolly time is expected.
+ One hundred and fifty guests had a most happy time at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. DRISCOLL, south of this village, Wednesday night. Dancing was the amusement of the occasion and an fine supper was served.
+ Mrs. Seth COLE, a former resident of Fishers, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Amenzo ROOT, in Hamlet, Chautauqua county, NY, on Saturday, February 1st. She was 85 years of age. Burial was made at Cherry Creek.
+ James A. BARRY has purchased the interest of James LYNAUGH in the Black Diamond Hotel on Maple avenue, and took possession last Saturday. The hotel has heretofore been conducted by William LYNAUGH and James LYNAUGH under the firm name of Lynaugh Bros.
THE VICTOR HERALD Friday
February 28, 1908 Pg 3, col 2
by: Ron Hanley
Edward Gouldrick, a resident of this town for nearly twenty years, died Tuesday evening, February 25th, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Murphy, on School Street, where Mr. Gouldrick had been boarding for the past few weeks. He was fifty eight years of age. Mr. Gouldrick had been in poor health for some time, but was confined to his bed for only a few days. He was born in Ireland, and came to this country with other members of his family when a child. When but fifteen years of age, Mr. Gouldrick served in the United States Army. Before coming to this town, he resided in Pennsylvania.
Cornelius Tobin has purchased the Jacobs' lot on East Main Street, adjoining his property on the east, and has had the lot cleaned of the underbrush and the dead trees which have made it most unsightly in the past. The property has been greatly improved in appearance. It is understood that Mr. Tobin is considering the erection of one or two dwelling houses upon the lot.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL
29, 1908 by: Ron Hanley
The Victor Herald, Victor, NY Friday,
September 11, 1908 Pg 3, col 2 by: Ron Hanley
The Man About Town - Patrick CULHANE, of Adrian, Mich., died Sept. 4th, 1908. He was born in Ireland, sixty one years ago and came to this country in 1870. His remains were brought to Victor, Tuesday for burial in the Catholic cemetery. Three children mourn the death of Mr. CULHANE. They are Thomas CULHANE and Miss Mary CULHANE of Adrian, Mich., and Mrs. William O'BRIEN of Rochester. He is survived by 5 sisters and three brothers, Daniel, Michael and John CULHANE, and Mrs. William BUNCE of Ireland, Miss Catherine CULHANE and Mrs. Charles REELING of Rochester, Mrs. Michael WINDLE of Honeoye Falls and Mrs. John BUNCE of Victor.
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Victor Herald, Victor, NY Friday, February 19, 1909 by: Dianne Thomas
+ Mr. and Mrs. Herman GREENE entertained the following, Saturday at supper and during the evening , at their home on Boughton Hill; Mr. and Mrs. Stephen VAN VOORHIS and daughter, Miss Mabel VAN VOORHIS; Mr. and Mrs. Oscar L. POOLHEMUS, Mr. and Mrs. Menzo VAN VOORHIS of Fishers and Miss Lois POWELL of Rochester.
+ Mrs. Jane SIZER celebrated her 83rd birthday on Wednesday this week, February 17th. During the day, the members of Mrs. SIZER'S Sunday school class of the Presbyterian church called upon her, extended congratulations and left birthday tokens with her. The hosts of friends of Mrs. SIZER all join in extending congratulations and best wishes.
THE VICTOR HERALD Friday Feb 28, 1909 Pg 3, col 2 by: Ron Hanley
James A. Barry has purchased the interest of James Lynaugh in the Black Diamond Hotel on Maple avenue, and took possession last Saturday. The hotel has heretofore been conducted by William Lynaugh and James Lynaugh under the firm name of Lynaugh Bros.
Pg 3, col 3 Personals:
+ Miss Marjorie Gunnison of Jersey Shore, Pa., who has been a visitor at the home of her grandmother, Mrs. Catherine Lovejoy, for several weeks, has gone to Canandaigua to visit relatives.
THE VICTOR HERALD Friday October 8, 1909 Pg 3, col 1& 2 by: Dianne Thomas
+ Mr. and Mrs. Edward Chambers, of Washington, D. C., visited at the home of their aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. John W. VanDenbergh, on Tuesday. Mr. Chambers has held a position as machinist in the Washington Navy Yards for the past six years, and is now enjoying a short vacation trip.
+ J. F. CAPLISE, of Canandaigua, was in town on Tuesday.
+ Mrs. S. J. CONNELLY has been seriously ill for several days, at her home in Fishers.
+ Miss Inez SEARLE visited at the home of her sister in Syracuse, during the past few days.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Fred M. LOCK and son, James, of Lima, spent Sunday at their home here.
+ William W. BUSHNELL and Francis J. LAWLER were at their homes in Palmyra on Sunday.
+ Mr. and Mrs. James DRISCOLL and three children, spent Sunday with friends at Manchester.
+ Mr. and Mrs. John S. LAPP, entertained the formers parents, of Rochester, over Sunday.
+ At 12 o'clock midnight, September 30th, Yates county became entirely dry and has the honor of being the only no license county in New York state.
+ Five towns in Ontario County will vote on the license question, this fall: Canandaigua, Phelps, Gorham, Victor and East Bloomfield. Manchester and East Bloomfield are dry now. Should all of these towns get into the dry column, it would mean that the whole county, except the city of Geneva, would be dry.
Social & Personal:
+ J. F. CAPLISE of Canandaigua, was in town on Tuesday.
+ Mrs. S. J. CONNELLY has been seriously ill for several days, at her home in Fishers.
+ Miss Inez SEARLE visited at the home of her sister in Syracuse during the past few days.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Fred M. LOCKE and son, James, of Lima, spent Sunday at their home here.
+ William W. BUSHNELL and Francis J. LAWLER were at their home in Palmyra, on Sunday.
+ Mr. and Mrs. James DRISCOLL and three children spent Sunday with friends at Manchester.
+ Mr. and Mrs. John S. LAPP, entertained the formers parents of Rochester, over Sunday.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Robert CRABTREE of Belmont, were guests of Miss Blanche M. PHILLIPS on Saturday.
+ Mrs. Elvira LOSEY and Mrs. Emma FILKINS of Newark are visiting at the home of Arthur E. COLLINS.
+ Mrs. Thomas LONEY and daughters, the Misses Blanche and Bernice LONEY, spent Sunday with friends at Phelps.
+ Albert C. ALDRIDGE and daughter, Miss Carrie ALDRIDGE, returned home last evening, from their New York trip.
+ Miss Helen FINK of Burdette, has been a guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. HOPKINS the past week.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Clarence BRUSO entertained Mr. and Mrs. C. L. POWELL at dinner, at the Powers Hotel, Sunday evening.
+ Charles N. KETCHUM returned last week, from a trip to Massachusetts points, New York city and Little Falls.
+ Miss Leo ESTES of the Contagious Hospital at Syracuse, is at the home of her mother, east of this village, spending a vacation.
+ Mrs. C. N. KETCHUM entertains a branch of the Needlework Guild of St. Paul's Universalist church, this afternoon, from 2 to 5 o'clock.
+ Miss Helen SIMONDS of this village, has been chosen as secretary and treasurer of the senior class at Livingston park Seminary, Rochester.
+ Thomas L. Briggs, formerly connected with this paper, and lately with the Burlington, Vt. Daily News, called on friends here, this morning.
+ Mrs. William B. MOORE and son, Volney, went to Livonia today to remain until Sunday with relatives. Mr. MOORE will join his wife tomorrow evening.
+ Charles L. POWELL and a party of friends went to Honeoye Lake on a fishing excursion last Saturday. The catch was a bout 30 pounds of pickerel.
+ Mrs. N. V. EMBRY and son, Harry, expect to move to Buffalo in the near future. Harry has already gone there with relatives and has entered school.
+ Mr. and Mrs. James HALL of Marshalltown, Iowa, and Miss D. A. WARREN of Rochester, spent Thursday with Mr. and Mrs. (cut off)
THE VICTOR HERALD Friday November 5, 1909 Pg 3 by: Ron Hanley
Victor Herald, Victor, NY Friday, Nov 5, 1909 by: Dianne Thomas
+ Eugene TIMMERMAN of Rochester, spent Sunday with his mother, Mrs. B. F. TIMMERMAN.
+ James COLLIGAN returned here, Monday, after a month's trip in the West, going as far as Denver.
+ MR. and Mrs. Charles D. MARSH entertained the latter's brother, from Rochester, over Sunday.
+ Mrs. William FINCH of Canandaigua, visited her sister, Mrs. Mark HANEY, the first of the week.
+ Mrs. Henry BEMENT is in Syracuse, a guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick HORNING.
+ William AREND of Rochester, was at the home of H. B. POWELL, eat of the village, over Sunday.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Clark ROWLEY and two children, of Rochester, were guests at the home of Dr. and Mrs. C. A. ROWLEY over Sunday.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Morton LOCKE and two daughters of Lima, have been visitors this week at the home of Mr. and Mrs.. John M. LADD.
+ Miss Anna SELTZER and William A. LEAHY of Rochester, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. James H. BARRY, at the Victor Hotel, over Sunday.
+ Tuthill G. BROWN, who is engaged in business in Philadelphia, Pa., arrive at his home here, Sunday morning and remained until Tuesday evening.
+ The Misses Blanche HOWLAND and Helen RYAN, of the Brockport Normal, are at their homes here, curing an epidemic of diphtheria at Brockport.
+ Rev. Margaret B. BRENNAN, a former pastor of St. Paul's Universalist church, returned to Branchport today, after spending two days with Mr. and Mrs. Romeyn W. BRACE.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Frank JOBES, Miss Lavinia JOBES and Frank JOBES Jr., of Honeoye Falls, and Joseph DARROHN of Rush, came here, on Sunday, in Mr. JOBE'S automobile and visited relatives and friends.
+ Mrs. Charles FRENCH of Canandaigua and her niece, Miss Eleanor BOUGHTON of Orleans, who is attending school in Canandaigua, visited at the MALONE homestead, south of the village, on Monday and Tuesday.
+ Miss Delia A. FELT of Rochester, was with friends here on Wednesday. Miss FELT and her sister, Miss Clara FELT, who formerly resided here, will eave Rochester next week for San Diego, Cal., where they expect to spend the winter.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. GOULDRICK and two children, who have been residing for some months past with Mrs. GOULDRICK'S mother, Mrs. Patrick RYAN, in the town of Farmington, moved back here, this week, to the DENNIS house on East Main street.
+ Harry H. LOOMIS left here this week to return to his studies at Williams college, Williamstown, Mass., after spending a few days at his home here. It was incorrectly stated in last week's HERALD that Mr. LOOMIS was a student at Colgate, where he was last year.
+ Herbert M. DAMON of Mitchell, S. Dakota, visited his cousin, Grover H. DAMON, during the past week. He is on his way to Yeotmal, Province of Berar, India, going on a missionary. He will be accompanied to the foreign field by his wife. Mr. and Mrs. DAMON recently completed a term of service as teachers at Manila.
THE VICTOR HERALD 1909 by: Ron Hanley
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