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Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY Tue Mar 21, 1922 by: GSubyak@aol.com
OLNEY - LANNING
Honeoye Falls, March 20 - At the Presbyterian manse, in Mendon, Miss Grace Viola LANNING, daughter of William LANNING, of Honeoye Falls, was united in marriage with Harry OLNEY, of Victor. The ceremony was performed by Rev. George NICHOLS. The couple were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Herbert JONES, of Mendon.
The prenuptial events included a dinner given by Mrs. Wallace HAWBECKER, a variety shower by Mrs. Herbert JONES, and a variety shower by Mrs. TRACY and Mrs. MOSHER, aunts, of Canandaigua. After a brief wedding trip, Mr. and Mrs. OLNEY will reside at Victor, where the groom is employed.
OBITUARY - Barry
The Victor Herald, Victor, NY Friday, May 12, 1922 by: Dianne Thomas
WEBSTER - William E. WEBSTER, who was admitted to the bar in 1883 and who had practiced his profession in Batavia for nearly 40 years, died in the Batavia hospital, Thursday morning, from a complication of diseases from which he had suffered for some time. Three years ago Mr. WEBSTER had his left leg amputated below the knee, it being affected with gangrene. Mr. WEBSTER was 62 years old, was born in East Bloomfield and was graduated from the Canandaigua Academy following his training in the district schools of East Bloomfield. At the age of 20 years, he became a member of the faculty of Cary Collegiate Seminary at Oakfield, where he taught for three years. When he went to Batavia he first intended to take up the ministry of the Episcopal church, but he later entered the legal profession and studied law in the office of William C. WATSON until he was admitted to the bar. With the exception of one year spent in San Francisco, Cal., he practiced at Batavia continually. He had the reputation of being one of the best criminal lawyers in western New York and among his famous cases was that of Howard C. BENHAM, who was tried for murder twice and finally acquitted. He also defended Joseph ROSEVIEZ, who was charged with murder, following a bomb explosion in Batavia about 11 years ago, securing a reversal of the sentence in the Court of Appeals, which record stood out prominently in legal circles in this part of the state. Mr. WEBSTER was a Democrat in politics. He was a member of the Batavia Lodge of Elks in which he held membership card No. 1, and was a past exalted ruler of the lodge. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Gertrude E. WEBSTER; two daughters, Miss Louise E. WEBSTER of Batavia and Miss Roxany WEBSTER, a nurse in the General Hospital, Buffalo; a son Daniel P. WEBSTER, a law student in the University of Buffalo; a brother, Dr. Fred WEBSTER and a sister, Mrs. William B. GALLUP of Victor.
THE VICTOR HERALD
Friday May 19, 1922
Pg 8, col 1
WEDDING BELLS Ryan - McCarthy
Miss Honora Esther McCarthy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James McCarthy of East Street, and Frank Augustus Ryan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ryan, were united in marriage on Wednesday, May 17th, at St. Patrick's Church. The ceremony took place at 7 30 a. m. with the nuptial mass, Rev. J. W. E. Kelly, pastor of the church, officiating. The wedding march was played by Miss Anna Ryan and Edward J. Ryan sang O Promise Me, and Ave Maria.
The attendants were Miss Genevieve McCarthy, sister of the bride, and Howard Ryan, brother of the groom. The ushers were Arthur McCarthy, brother of the bride, and Leo Ryan, brother of the groom. The bride wore a suit of dark blue twill cord with a picture hat of gray hemp and a corsage bouquet of bride's roses.
The bridesmaid wore a suit of old rose tweed with a hat of sand colored satin and a corsage bouquet of pink sweet peas. A wedding breakfast was served to the bridal party at the home of the bride's parents. After a wedding trip to New York and Atlantic City, Mr. and Mrs. Ryan will make their home in Victor, where Mr. Ryan is engaged in the produce business with George W. Haxton and Son. Mrs. Ryan is manager of the local Postal Telegraph office.
Pre nuptial events were a shower party given at the town hall on Thursday evening of last week by the Misses Sarah McMahon, Esther Dailey and Margaret Barry. Supper was served at 8 o'clock to 38 guests. On Friday evening the Misses Elizabeth McMahon and Stella Lincoln gave a variety shower at the home of Miss McMahon. The guest of honor received many beautiful and appropriate gifts.
Victor Herald, Victor, NY Friday May 19, 1922 by: Dianne Thomas
+ WEDDING - WILBUR - CONCANON - Miss Laurette CONCANON, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John T. CONCANON, and Dewey WILBUR, son of Mr. and Mrs.. George WILBUR, were united in marriage at noon on Saturday, May 13th, at the rector of St. Patrick's church. Rev. J. W. E. (cut off)
+ CORSER - Charles Eugene CORSER, who lost his life while a passenger on the Black Diamond Express, which was wrecked near LeRoy on Saturday morning, was born in Canandaigua, August 6, 1879. For the last 20 years he had followed the railroad business, being employed by the Pennsylvania, the New York Central and Lehigh Valley railroads. For some time he had been employed by the Lehigh as a switchman at Niagara Falls, and when death overtook him, he was on his way to spend the weekend with his family at Clifton Springs. He is survived by his wife, formerly Helen A. SEARLE of Victor, two sons, Russell E. and Richard R., both living at home and three brothers, Warren of Canandaigua, Richard of Paterson, NJ and Marvin C. of Geneva.
The funeral was held at the home on Tuesday afternoon, Rev. J. H. SLUTZ, pastor of the M. E. church, officiating. The Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen and the Brotherhood of Railroad Conductors, in both of which the deceased held membership, were represented at the funeral, the former attending in a body. Burial was made in Boughton Hill cemetery, Victor.
+ RICHARDSON - John Murray RICHARDSON, a former resident of Victor, died at his home in Chicago at 3 o'clock on Wednesday afternoon, May 17th. He was born on the RICHARDSON homestead in Victor, on September 16,, 1867. He had lived in Chicago for about 35 years. The surviving relatives are his wife, a daughter, Miss Adeline C. RICHARDSON of Chicago and a brother, Elias L. RICHARDSON, of Victor.
Mr. RICHARSON'S remains are expected to arrive in Victor at 7:30 o'clock this (Friday) evening. Funeral services will be held at the South Perinton church at 2 o'clock on Saturday afternoon. Interment will be made in the South Perinton cemetery.
Victor Herald, Victor, NY Friday June 30, 1922 by: Dianne Thomas
FRANZ - TAY - On Saturday afternoon at 4 o'clock, Miss Zelda TAY, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter TAY of Victor, and Ervin FRANZ of Mendon were untied in marriage at the Lake Avenue Baptist church in Rochester. The ceremony was performed by Rev. A. W. BEAVEN, D.D., pastor of the church, the double ring service being used. The attendants were Miss Evelyn TAY of Victor and George RICHARDS of Mendon. The bride wore a dress of champagne canton crepe with hat to match. The bridesmaid wore a turquoise blue canton crepe dress with hat to match. After the ceremony the bridal party went to the Odenbach, where a wedding dinner was served.
Pre nuptial events were a variety shower given by Miss Evelyn TAY and a kitchen shower given by Mrs. Allen BRIGGS and Miss Dorothy GILLIS. After an eastern trip, which will included the Adirondacks, Mr. and Mrs. FRANZ will reside at 1907 Dewey (cut off)
THE VICTOR HERALD
Friday June 30, 1922
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Victor Boy Graduated in Washington University
Henry Roy Turner, son of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Turner, is one of the graduates of America in Washington, D. C., this year, having completed his studies in the scientific course. He completes his work with high honors, being the secretary of his class and president of the Electron Society. He will make electrical engineering his life work. The, "Cardinal", a handsome, leather-bound book issued as a commencement feature, pays high compliment to Mr. Turner as a man and a student. Fine halftone pictures of the faculty and seniors are contained in the book.
THE VICTOR HERALD
Friday July 14, 1922
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VanDenbergh Family Reunion
Sixty eight persons gathered at Victor, July 4th, for the 10th annual reunion of the descendants and relatives of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. VanDenbergh, held at the VanDenbergh homestead. Following a bountiful picnic dinner under an appropriately decorated tent on the lawn, an original and novel program was presented under the able direction of Mrs. Grace Donovan of Rochester. This included a circus and parade, several recitations, a song by the VanDenbergh chorus, and the VanDenbergh yell.
Following the program, a toy automobile was given to the holder of the lucky number, out of the numbers distributed to the gathering at dinner, with each piece of VanDenbergh cake. Mrs. May Woolvin of Victor was the winner of the prize. Miss Grace Gelder of South Bristol drew the numbers from the hat, number 44, the seventh number drawn, being credited the lucky number. A rising vote of thanks was tendered the host and hostess, and all united in expressing the wish that everyone present might be present next year. Out of town guests were present from Canandaigua, South Bristol, Rochester and Seneca Falls.
The Victor Herald, Victor, NY Friday November 3, 1922 by: Dianne Thomas
+ Charles F. POST of New York was a guest recently, of Henry PHILLIPS.
+ Mrs. Burton SCRIBNER of Waterloo is spending a few days with Mrs. A. G. ALDRIDGE.
+ Mrs. G. W. PARMELE went to Ithaca on Thursday to spend a few days with a niece.
+ Mr. & Mrs. George W. HIGINBOTHAM and son, visited relatives in Caledonia, Sunday.
+ Mr. & Mrs. C. E. WILCOX and daughters and Mrs. F. W. MILLER spent Sunday in Rochester.
+ Miss M. Evelyn MEAD returned home Wednesday night, after spending a year in Portland, Oregon.
+ Miss Laura E. WILBUR visited Mrs. R. H. OUTTERSON at Caledonia on Monday, returning home Tuesday morning.
+ Mrs. EDMONDS has returned to her home in Brockport, after spending a few days with her niece, Mrs. Nelson L. LOBDELL.
+ Rev. A. M. SPANGER left on Thursday to assume his duties as pastor of the Congregational church in Sheffield, Mass.
+ Miss Beulah BRUSIE of the University of Rochester, was a weekend guest of her parents, Rev. & Mrs. Sanford BRUSIE.
+ Mr. & Mrs. James LYNAUGH and Mr. & Mrs. Thomas LYNAUGH and son, spent Sunday with Mr. & Mrs. John LYNAUGH in Canandaigua.
+ Rev. and Mrs. Sanford BRUSIE and Mrs. H. C. WOODS, attended a luncheon give to ministers and their wives at the First Methodist church in Rochester, Monday.
+ Leonard BEMENT of Hulett, L. I., returned home Tuesday evening after spending a two weeks vacation with his parents, Mr. & Mrs. George S. BEMENT.
The Victor Herald, Victor, NY Friday May 18 ,1923 by: Dianne Thomas
Obituary - MC CARTHY - John Mc CARTHY, one of the best known residents of Fishers, died at an early hour, Thursday morning at his home, a mile north of Fishers, following an attack of heart disease. Mr. MC CARTHY was born December 25, 1858, the son of John and Margaret MC CARTHY, who came from Ireland in 1847 and were among the early settlers in the locality of Fishers. Mr. MC CARTHY married at Glenwood, Ohio, November 26, 1891 to Elizabeth MC MAHON, who survives him. He was a very successful farmer and a splendid citizen. During his long life in the community he occupied several positions of public trust and was particularly interested in school affairs. In his death the community loses one of its most highly respected and best spirited citizen. Survivors, besides his wife, are three daughters, Nellie of Rochester, Laura and Evelyn of Fishers, one son, John, of Fishers; two sisters, Miss Kate MC CARTHY of Fishers and Mrs. Patrick TOOMEY of Rochester, and one brother, Sylvester MC CARTHY of Fishers. Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 9:30 o'clock form the house and at 10 o'clock from St. Patrick's church, Rev. J.W.E. KELLY, the pastor, officiating.
THE VICTOR HERALD Friday, June 29, 1923 Pg
5, col 2
Mr. and Mrs. James Guinan, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Guinan, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Guinan, Mrs. John Guinan, Misses Estelle and Margaret Guinan and Eugene Guinan, and Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Keefe, attended the funeral of Mrs. William E. Scott in Rochester, Wednesday morning.
Victor Herald, Victor, NY Friday, June 29, 1923 by: Dianne Thomas
+ PIERCE - Information has been received by Mrs. H. G. OSBURN of the Canandaigua road, of the death of her cousin, Mrs. Edna PIERCE, aged 83 years, in Sacramento, Calif., on Friday night. Mrs. PIERCE was born in Farmington, July 26, 1839 and lived in Canandaigua until about a year ago, when she moved to California. The remains will be brought to Canandaigua for burial in Woodlawn cemetery, Sunday.
Around The Town:
+ Mrs. O. C. LEVET, who has been in poor health for some time, went to the Homeopathic hospital, Rochester, Thursday, for treatment.
+ Among the graduates at Mechanics Institute, Rochester, this year, is Richard F. TUTTLE of Victor, who has just completed a course in industrial electricity and intends to become an electrical engineer.
+ It is understood that the STIRNI farm, southwest of this village, has been sold to the Fairport Municipal commission. It is upon this farm that the reservoir for Fairport's new water supply will be located.
+ The Canandaigua Knights of Columbus netted about $300 from "The Womanless Wedding", which they put on, one day last week. Miss Eileen MALONE, harpist, and Edward J. RYAN, tenor soloist, assisted the Canandaigua talent in the entertainment.
+ Eleven members of Troop I, Victor Boy Scouts, made a weekend hike to the cottage of L. G. LOOMIS Jr., on Canandaigua lake. They were accompanied by Scout Master William J. HARSCH and Mr. LOOMIS and young son, "Buddie", officiated as hosts.
+ Mrs. Raymond CLOVER and Miss Edna FAIRMAN gave a kitchen shower, Saturday afternoon, at the home of Mrs. CLOVER, for Miss Ruth COLE of Mendon, whose marriage to Earl ERNST of Mendon, is to take place on Saturday, June 30th. On Wednesday afternoon, Miss Dorothy DUNN gave a luncheon for Miss COLE at her home in Mendon.
People You Know
+ Miss Ella MEADE will eave on Saturday to spend the summer with relatives in Rochester.
+ Mrs. Charles DILLAN is caring for Mrs. Charles JOSLIN of Farmington, who has been very ill.
+ Mrs. Mary SMITH and Mrs. Florence CURRY will spend the summer with relatives in Bradford, Pa.
+ Miss Alice E. GOODNOW and Miss Mary L. DRAPER will go to the Gray Goose, Canandaigua lake, Sunday, to remain for a time.
+ Harry AYERS, who is employed as a miller at the Victor Flour Mills, left this morning for a visit with his family in Culpepper, VA.
+ Miss Beulah BRUSIE, a student at the University of Rochester, is with her parents, Rev. and Mrs. Sanford BRUSIE, for the summer vacation.
+ Mrs. D. L. COVILL, Warren M. COVILL and Robert SEARS have established their summer home in the old COVILL homestead on Maple avenue.
+ Mr. and Mrs. S. L. KILLAM attended the wedding of Mr. KILLAM'S sister, Miss Katherine J. KILLAM and Byron Bailey ALLEN, at Pittsford, Saturday afternoon.
+ Miss Gwendolyn LANPHEAR went to Waterloo, Thursday evening, to visit her grandmother, Mrs. LANPHEAR. Miss Jane LANPHEAR, who had been with her grandmother since Sunday, returned home, Thursday.
+ Miss Isabelle GUNNISON, who has been in Morrisville during the school year, attending the teachers' training class, conducted their by the State School of Agriculture, graduated last week, and has returned to her home on East Main street.
+ Mrs. A. M. KELLY is the guest of her grandson, Dr. Willington BOUGHTON in Batavia, and attended this week, the graduation exercises of Batavia High School, her great grandson, George BOUGHTON, being a member of the graduating class.
+ Mr. and Mrs. S. L. KILLAM and son and daughter, David and Alice, will eave on Saturday for an automobile trip to Williamsport, Pa. Their son, Louis KILLAM, and family, who reside in Williamsport, will accompany them to Victor, Monday, for a visit.
+ Miss Grace O'REILLY was called to Oswego, Tuesday, because of the serious illness of her sister. Miss O'REILLY has resigned her position as a member of the Victor High School faculty and plans to take a course of study at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
+ Mrs. H. C. WOODS left on Wednesday to spend some time at Epworth Inn, Silver Lake.
+ The Misses Mary TOBIN and Katherine B. O'NEILL, left on Thursday for a several weeks visit with relatives in the province of Ontario, Canada.
+ Miss Gertrude E. NELSON returned to Victor, Saturday, from her work in Cincinnati, Oh., and will spend the summer with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur NELSON.
+ Mrs. Gulia WILBUR entertained the following at dinner on Thursday: Mrs. Belle J. OTTLEY and Mrs. Jeanette SIMMONS of Canandaigua; Miss Alice GOODNOW, Miss Vera H. BROWN and Frank E. COBB, of Victor.
+ Miss Helen WOOD, who graduated from Brockport Normal on Monday, was the guest of Mrs. Gulia WILBUR on Tuesday and Wednesday. Miss WOOD went from here to West Chester, NY, where she will attend a summer school in music.
The Victor Herald, Victor, NY Friday, July 13, 1923 by: Dianne Thomas
+ WEBSTER - To his family and friends and to many in the community who had not even know that he was seriously ill, the news of the death of William N. WEBSTER, early Saturday morning, came as a very great shock. Mr. WEBSTER was ill but a few days, and though his condition was serious, it had been expected that he would recover. William N. WEBSTER was the son of George and Mary WEBSTER, and was born in the ton of Mendon. Practically his entire life was spent in this vicinity and his genial manner and kindly disposition had won him many friends. For several years he had been manager of the Victor office of the Rochester Hay and Grain Corporation and had been successful in the conduct of the business. He was a member of Milnor Lodge No. 139, F. & A.M., and also of Victor Grange, No., 322. Mr. WEBSTER is survived by his wife, one son, Stanton and a daughter, Lois. Funeral services were held on Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock form the family home, the Rev. Frank W. HILL, officiating. Many flowers gave evidence of the esteem in which the deceased was held. Interment was made in Bougton Hill cemetery, the Masonic fraternity having charge of the burial service.
THE VICTOR HERALD Friday July 20, 1923 Page 4, col 3 by: Ron Hanley
The Victor Herald, Victor, NY Monday, September 10, 1923 by: Dianne Thomas
+ GUNN - ROWLEY - Victor, Sept. 9 - Miss Gladys Jeannette ROWLEY, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Andrew ROWLEY, and Ross GUNN, son of Dr. and Mrs. R. D. A. GUNN of Oberlin, Ohio, were married at 8:30 o'clock on Saturday evening at the home of the bride by Rev. Frank W. HILL. Miss Margaret PARMELE, cousin of the bride, was maid of honor and John Willis OTTMAN of New York a former college chum of the bridegroom, was best man. After the ceremony a reception was held and later a buffet luncheon was served to about 100 guests. The bride is a graduate of Oberlin College and has been a teacher at Ithaca for the past two years. The bridegroom is a graduate of the school of electrical engineering of the University of Michigan. Mr. and Mrs. GUNN left for Chicago. They will live at New haven, Conn., where the bridegroom has accepted a position as instructor at Yale University.
+ BOUGHTON - MACK - Penn Yan, Sept. 9 - Miss Elnora D. MACK, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry MACK of Vine Valley, and Theodore BOUGHTON of Victor, were married on Wednesday afternoon, at the home of bride's parents by Rev. C. W. FRYER. The couple were attended by Miss Leola FORD of Rushville, a cousin of the bride, and Carl ROBESON, of Vine Valley. The bride wore a gown of white crepe de chine and carried an arm bouquet of white gladioli. On their return from a wedding trip, Mr. and Mrs. BOUGTHON will live at Gorham where the bridegroom is employed by the Gorham Auto Company.
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