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1935 Newspaper Article                                by: Ron Hanley
Of Course I'll Do It, He Says of Task, His For Past Decade 
 Of course I'll do it.   Thus did Charles Chambers, 88, and last survivor of Lewis Gates Post, GAR, last week set aside any theories that younger hands should place Memorial Day flags and flowers on veterans' graves in North Bloomfield. 
For the last decade, this part of the annual preparations for Memorial Day services has been the task of Veteran Chambers, still hale and hearty despite his age. But he doesn't confine his activities alone to memories of comrades in arms, but travels Western New York without asking assistance of anyone. 
Mr. Chambers ran away from home, July 18, 1864, when 16, to enlist, and served for the duration of the Civil War. 
As the sole survivor in the Honeoye Falls district of that great conflict, Mr. Chambers, who for seven years as commander of Lewis Gates Post, will lead the Memorial Day parade Saturday morning. The marchers will organize in the center of the village, march to Harry Allen Park at 8 AM, where a new flag will be presented to the village by Commander Charles Gustin of Falls Post, American Legion, and then proceed to Honeoye Falls Cemetery where the services will be in charge of Charles Kennedy as marshal. The Rev. John F. Buyer will be principal speaker. 
Included in the parade will be the Honeoye Falls Military Band, Falls Post and Auxiliary, Women's Relief Corps, Boy Scout troops and school children.

THE VICTOR HERALD    Friday    January 18, 1935    Page  5, col  3     by: Ron Hanley

Mrs. Margaret O'Neil Turner, wife of Emmett Turner, passed away at her home in Victor township, Monday, January 14, 1935, after a long illness.  Besides her husband, she leaves two daughters, Mrs. Howard Ryan and Chrystal Turner, two sons, Gordon and Emmett, all of Victor, one sister, Mrs. Charles Conway of Boston, two brothers, John O'Neil of Victor, and Harry O'Neil of Lima.  Funeral services were held, Thursday morning, from the home and from St. Patrick's church. Burial was made in St. Patrick's Cemetery.

The Victor Herald,   Friday,   Jan 18, 1935          by: Dianne Thomas      

Obituary - NOWACK - Mrs. Bertha E. NOWACK entered into rest at her home in Victor township, Tuesday, January 15, 1935.  She is survived by her husband, August NOWACK; by one son and three daughters, William, Augusta, Anna and Amanda; her mother, Mrs. Wilhelmina NEMITZ; two sisters, Mrs. Fred KAISER and Mrs. William KAISER, all of Victor and by several nieces and nephews.  Services were held from the home at 1:30 o'clock, Friday afternoon and from St. John's Lutheran Church in Victor at 2 o'clock, the Rev. Yost BRANDT, officiating.  Interment was made in the Boughton Hill cemetery.

People You Know:

+  Village Clerk, Raymond F. CLOVER, who has been ill for about a week, suffering from grippe, is somewhat better. 

Matters About Town:

William ENGLISH is suffering from blood poisoning in his left hand, resulting from a cut near a joint.     

Mrs. Cora L. GARDNER, who became quite ill last Friday and was confined to her bed for several days, is now better.

Mrs. Frances LANDERS of the victor High School faculty, who has been ill for several weeks, is somewhat better.

Mrs. O. L. POLHEMUS entertained several ladies at tea, Monday afternoon, in honor of her mother, Mrs. H. B. GREEN, the occasion being Mrs. GREEN'S birthday.

Albert N. BEAL, who has been in the Memorial hospital, Canandaigua, for the past five weeks, is improving and expects to return home the first of next week.  

Miss Elizabeth MC MAHON, who has been ill since January 4th, is somewhat better.  She is now spending a few days with her brother, William MC MAHON and family, at their farm home south of Victor village

Mr. and Mrs. Fred E. BROWN entertained Saturday, at a birthday dinner for William J. HARSCH.  Other guests were Mr. and Mrs. Luther R. MOYER of Canandaigua and Mr. and Mrs. Fred WHITE, whose birthdays fall within the period of about one month.

Dale BLASDELL, young daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce J. BLASDELLL of Buffalo, is a recently acquired pupil in the Victor High school, the family being at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ira A. COREY, while Mr. BLASDELL is supplying for Mrs. Frances LANDERS of the Victor High teaching staff.

+  Word has been received here that a daughter, Margaret Anne, was born January 4, 1935, to Mr. and Mrs. Allen W. DRYER of Holbrook, Arizona.  Mr. DRYER is a son of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. DRYER of Loveland, Col., formerly of Victor and Clifton Springs and a brother of Truman C. DRYER of the Rochester road.

Mrs. Julia F. GARLICK and W. Smith O'BRIEN, Geneva attorney, qualified January 15th, as executors and trustees of the will of her mother, Mrs. Annie FLYNN, who died in Fishers, June 19th, leaving an estate valued at $1,100.  Care of one half of the estate is vested in the executors for the support of a son, William FLYNN, and the other half is bequeathed to the daughter, who is also to receive any of the son's principal, which may remain at his death. 

+  A daughter, Gale Mae, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Lyle F. BAIER of Canandaigua at the Thompson Memorial hospital on Tuesday, January 15th.  The arrival of the young lady on that date, enabled Leonard COREY, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ira A. COREY, to number the title of uncle among the gifts which came to him on his tenth birthday and also gives Mr. and Mrs. COREY, their first opportunity to know how it seems to be grandparents.  Another Victor relative of the young lady is William BLOODGOOD, who is her great grandfather.  

THE  VICTOR  HERALD Friday  February 1, 1935  Pg 1, col  1   by: Ron Hanley
MARRIAGE  ANNOUNCED - Announcement is made of the marriage of Edward J. Ryan of Canandaigua, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Ryan of Victor, to Miss Laura Chaffee, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Chaffee of Middlesex. The ceremony was performed in St. Mary's rectory, Canandaigua, by the Rev. Michael C. Wall, pastor.

Victor Herald, Victor, NY                 Friday             Feb 1, 1935                      by: Dianne Thomas  

 Local Pastor Has Unusual Experience - A day's program which probably few ministers have been called upon to carry out in so brief a space of time, fell to the lot of Rev. Carlyle T. BOYNTON, pastor of the local Methodist church, last Friday, when he officiated at a double funeral and a double wedding. 

The funeral service was held in the church early in the afternoon, for Mr. and Mrs. John WILLIAMS of Victor, whose deaths occurred with but a few hours intervening.  

At 4 o'clock, at his home, Mr. BOYNTON untied in marriage, Miss Gladys M. SPEERS of Macedon and Edwin P. SCOTT, also Miss Bertha M. CLARK, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Orlie CLARK of Walworth and LaVerne L. SCOTT, also of Walworth.  The bridegrooms are brothers, sons of Mr. and Mrs. John SCOTT of Walworth.  The mother of Miss SPEERS was a schoolmate of Mr. BOYNTON

The Herald Mail, Fairport, NY                    Thursday                 February 21, 1935     by: Dianne Thomas    pg 1 & 10

George W. Ketchum, a life-long and highly respected resident of Victor, passed quietly away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Edward Bachmann, near Powder Mill park, Tuesday, Feb. 12,  at the age of 76 years.  He was the last of the Nelson Ketchum family of three daughters and two sons. 

Mr. Ketchum had served upon the Victor town board in the capacity of justice of the peace. He was a member of Victor Grange, also a charter member of the former Mertensia Grange, and a life member of the Western New York State Horticultural society.

He was a very successful farmer. A few years ago he moved from his farm home on the Victor-Holcomb road to Victor village and for-the last few years he has spent most of the time at the home of his daughter. 

His wife, Louise Rose Ketchum, to whom he was married 51 years ago St. Valentine's day, passed away about 8 years ago. The surviving relatives are the daughter; a son, Arthur Ketchum of Victor; five grandchildren, a nephew and a niece, Rev. Nelson L. Lobdell and Miss Marion Lobdell of Victor. (end of Pg. 1)


(con't from pg 1 - to pg 10)  Services were held from Mrs. Bachmann's home at 2:30 o'clock Friday, Feb. 15, the Rev. George C. VanArtsdalen of the Victor Presbyterian church officiating, assisted by Rev. Roy E. Dulak of the First Independent Congregational church of Bushnell Basin.  Interment was made at Boughton Hill Cemetery, Victor.

THE VICTOR HERALD       Friday        March 1, 1935           Pg 1, col  2       by: Ron Hanley
Miss Margaret Elizabeth McMahon, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Michael E. McMahon, passed away at the home of her brother, William H. McMahon, south of Victor Village, on Tuesday, February 26, 1935.
She had held a position in the Victor post office for more than 26 years, having begun her work there in September 1908, when she was a young girl. For many years she had held the office of deputy. She discharged her duties with great efficiency, and with an unfailing kindness and courtesy that endeared her to all.
When heart trouble forced her to relinquish her work, about two months ago, it seemed as though the great community interest and hope must turn her toward recovery, and now that she has passed on the community mourns with the stricken family.
The surviving relatives are three brothers, William H. and Jerome E. of Victor and Charles J. of Rochester, also several nieces and
nephews. Another brother, J. Milton, of Fairport, passed away September 23, 1934, and a sister, Mrs. Laura O'Connor, died several years ago.
Services were held from the home of her brother, William and from St. Patrick's Church in this village. Burial was made in St. Patrick's Cemetery.

Victor Herald, Victor, NY            Friday            March 1, 1935                    by: Dianne Thomas  

Resident of Long Ago Finds Victor Improved - John W. Smith PEARSON of Stanton, Mich., visited Victor, his boyhood home on Saturday, February 16th, and had luncheon with Miss Cora B. OSBORNE.  He also called on Mrs. W. B. GALLUP, Mrs. Mark T. POWELL, Mrs. W. B. OSBORNE and Clarence BRUSIE, present day residents who were here when his father, the Rev. Job PIERSON, was pastor of the local Presbyterian Church from 1856 to 1863.

Mr. PIERSON is the last survivor of the family of five children, whom his parents supported in Victor upon a salary of $600 a year.  The old Presbyterian parsonage in which they lived was moved, years ago, from the site of the present parsonage to West Main street, a short distance west of Miss Estella VANDENBERGH'S home, where it still stands, a close neighbor of a former Methodist parsonage, which was also moved to make room for a more pretentious ministerial residence.  Mr. PIERSON stated that Victor has greatly improved during the many years since he was last here and he announced an intention to come again in the Summer time. He is a grandson of the John W. SMITH who established the Smith store in Geneva. 

THE  VICTOR  HERALD                    March 15, 1935       Front Page        by: Ron Hanley
Joseph Farrell, a life long resident of Victor and for many years station agent here for the Rochester and Eastern trolley line, passed away at his home on East Main Street at about midnight Thursday night, March 14, 1935.   He had been an invalid for several years. Mr. Farrell was for many years a popular caller for old time dances in this section. He was a violinist and a participant in old time fiddlers' contests.
The surviving relatives are the widow, Mrs. Grace Cuykendall Farrell, three children, Edward, Esther and Madeline, a sister, Mrs. Ella Wilkinson of Victor, three brothers, Charles of Willard, William of Holcomb, and Michael of Canandaigua, and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be held from the home, and from St. Patrick's Church, Monday morning.

The Victor Herald, Victor, NY    Friday,    March 15, 1935             by: Dianne Thomas     

LOVEJOY - Mrs. Catherine LOVEJOY passed from this life, March 11, 1935 at the home of her son, Harley M. LOVEJOY.  Mrs. LOVEJOY was born in Hudson, June 27, 1854, of pioneer stock that helped to settle the region of the Catskills.  she came to Western New York as an infant, when her parents, Phillip and Lucy Blass MINK made the trip on the Erie Canal from their home in Hudson to a new home in Farmington township.  Mrs. LOVEJOY was twice married.  Her first husband, Hinman E. SMITH, passed away in 1887 at their home in Rochester, leaving his widow and two children, a son, Oscar F. SMITH, who died in 1909, and a daughter, Mrs. George H. GUNNISON, now of Canandaigua.  In 1892, Mrs. SMITH married Edward E. LOVEJOY of Victor, who died in 1908.  Two sons born to them, Charley E. LOVEJOY and Harley M. LOVEJOY, both of Victor, survive.  Mrs. LOVEJOY also leaves nine grandchildren: Mrs. T. H. TOWNSEND of Waterville; Mrs. William MILLARD of Canandaigua, and George S. GUNNISON of Syracuse, Edward, Adeline, Jean, Janette, Harley M. and Lowell LOVEJOY of Victor, and nine great grandchildren, living in Waterville and Canandaigua.  For 57 years, Mrs. LOVEJOY had been a member of the Methodist church, and for many years she took part in all its activities.  She was a charter member of Unity Club and gave support to every worthy cause brought to her attention until failing health several years ago, forced her to retire from interests outside her home.  The funeral was held March 13th, at 2:30 from the home of her son, Harley M. LOVEJOY.

Golden Wedding of Mr. and Mrs. BOUGTHON Celebrated Monday

The 50th anniversary of the marriage of Mr. & Mrs. John H. BOUGHTON, was celebrated, Monday evening, March 11th, by a dinner party given by their children at the family home on Church street.  Guests were present from Pittsburg, Belfast, Fairport and Victor, among them being the bridesmaid and best man of 50 years ago, Mrs. Carrie MARQUIS, sister of the bride, and Charles P. BOUGHTON, brother of the groom, who occupied places of honor at the bride's table.  The dinner was followed by a short program, which included the singing of "Silver Threads Among the Gold", and "When You and I Were Young, Maggie", by the Rev. and Mrs. G. C. VAN ARTSDALEN.  Appropriate poems were also read and games were enjoyed during the evening.  John H. BOUGHTON and Miss Grace PHILLIPS were married at the PHILLIPS homestead near Victor by the Rev. Clarence W. BACKUS, then pastor of the First Presbyterian church of Victor.  For 40 years they lived on the farm now owned by Leo WILEY, north of Victor Village.  For 10 years past, Mr. and Mrs. BOUGHTON have lived in this village, their household now consisting of themselves, their son in law, daughter and granddaughter, Mr. and Mrs. R. M. CALKINS and Miss Grace CALKINS.  A son, George BOUGHTON of Pittsburg, Pa. and two other grandchildren were also here for the celebration. 


March Birthdays Are Celebrated By Surprise Party and Dinner

The birthday and wedding anniversaries of two sisters, Mrs. Edna HUNT and Mrs. Ernest BOUGHTON, were pleasantly celebrated Friday evening, March 8th, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ray LEGAN, of Monroe Avenue, Pittsford.  Having been invited to spend the evening with Mr. and Mrs. LEGAN, Mrs. HUNT and Mrs. BOUGHTON accepted with no thought that a party had been planned and they were much surprised when 32 friends from Victor arrived.  The evening was spent in the enjoyment of various games in which prizes were awarded.  Refreshments were served.  Other unusual coincidences in the lives of Mrs. HUNT and Mrs. BOUGHTON aside from that of both being born on the 8th of March, although eight years apart, are that each has one child, and that these children were both born on the 25th day of February, three years apart. The sisters were both married on the 8th day of March.  

THE VICTOR HERALD    Friday     March 22, 1935      Pg 5, col  2        by: Ron Hanley  
Obituary    KEATING 
Michael Keating, a lifelong resident of Victor, passed away at his home on East Main street, Saturday evening, March 16, 1935, of an attack of heart trouble. He had been in failing health recently, but had been uptown during the afternoon and had returned from the home of a neighbor but a short time before he was stricken with his final illness. 
Mr. Keating was in business here at one time as the proprietor of a livery stable. Later and for many years he was employed in the
receiving department at the Locke insulator plant. He served the community for many years in the capacity of village clerk. 
Surviving relatives are the widow, Mrs. Mary Keating, two sons and a daughter, Emmett of Rochester, Arthur and Margaret of Victor, two brothers and two sisters, John and Jerry of Victor, Mrs. Catherine Cary of Fairport and Miss Nora Keating of Rochester, and a grandchild, Carol Keating of Rochester.   Funeral services were held from the home and from St. Patrick's
church, Tuesday morning. Interment was made in St. Patrick's cemetery.

The Victor Herald, Victor, NY    Friday,    March 22, 1935             by: Dianne Thomas  

FERGUSON - William F. FERGUSON, brother of Mrs. George H. WOOD of Victor, died suddenly Monday, March 18, 1935, at his home near Milo Center.  He was 51 years old and had been an employee of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company for 29 years.  He began his service as a clerk in the Montour Falls station, later was ticket agent at Milo, then for several years a clerk in the Penn Yan station and for 2 year past, had been caretaker at Gage station.  He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Evelyn FERGUSON; two daughters, Esther, who is a teacher in Leavenworth Central School in Wolcott, Grace, who is a senior in Penn Yan Academy and his sister, Mrs. Wood.  Funeral services were held in Penn Yan, Thursday afternoon.  

Personal Mentions:

Mrs. Elizabeth LONEY's birthday was celebrated Sunday, by a family dinner party at her home, which was attended by her three daughters and their families: Mr. and Mrs. H. M. LOFTUS and children of Ontario Center, Mr. and Mrs. James WALDORF and children from Cohocton, Mr. and Mrs. Jerome MC MAHON and daughters of Victor. 

Mrs. Cornelia HUNT was pleasantly surprised on her birthday, Thursday, March 21st, by the following friends and relatives: Mr. and Mrs. John LAUDER, Mr. and Mrs. Bert MARQUIS, Mr. and Mrs. John BOUGHTON, Mrs. Ernest BOUGHTON, Mrs. Manly BOWERMAN, Mrs. Edna HUNT and daughter, Florise.  The surprise visit was also a dinner party, a fine meal having been prepared for the guests.

Mr. and Mrs. Harvey NYE will move April 1st from the former Ralph BUTLER bungalow on East street to an apartment in the A. M. JACOBS residence on East Main street, which is to be vacated by Clement DONOGHUE and family.  The East street bungalow is now owned by Mr. and Mrs. James KNAPP of Canandaigua, who took it in exchange for the former O'NEIL property on West Main street.

Mr. and Mrs. Jerome MC MAHON and daughters will move about April 1st from the home of Mrs. MC MAHON'S mother, Mrs. Elizabeth LONEY, on Maple avenue, to the former WALDORF residence on the same street, which they purchased several months ago.  Mrs. LONEY will move from the first floor to the second floor apartment of her home.  Leonard BARRY and family will move from the former WALDORF house, to the first floor of Mrs. LONEY'S residence.  

Mr. and Mrs. George BOUGHTON returned to their home in Pittsburgh, last week, Wednesday, after having been here for the celebration of the golden wedding of Mr. BOUGHTON'S parents, Mr. and Mrs. John H. BOUGHTON.  The anniversary dinner given in honor of the bride and broom of 50 years ago, last week Monday, was arranged by their children,.  Mr. and Mrs. R.M. CALKINS, Mr. and Mrs. George BOUGHTON and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest BOUGHTON, all of whom attended the event.  Two grandchildren, Grace CALKINS and Floyd BOUGHTON and other relatives and friends were included in the company. 

+  Among those that were called here by the death of Michael KEATING, were his sisters, Mrs. Catherine CAREY of Fairport and Miss Nora KEATING of Rochester and his niece and nephew, Hilda and Gordon KEATING of Rochester. 

Mr. and Mrs. E. B. CASE arrived Sunday, from their winter home in Winter Park, Fla.  They were accompanied on the homeward trip by Supervisor and Mrs. John S. WOOLSTON and daughter, who had been in Florida for about a month.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank H. POWELL of Rochester, spent Sunday with their daughter, Mrs. Fred C. GREEN and family, the occasion being a joint celebration of the birthdays of Mrs. POWELL and Mrs. GREEN, both of whom were born on St. Patrick's Day.  

Mrs. W. B. OSBORNE went to Lima, Saturday, to spend about a month with her son, D. Henry OSBORNE, and her grandson, Wolcott OSBORNE.  Last Friday evening, Mrs. D. Henry  OSBORNE and daughter, Nancy, left for Florida, where they will be about a month.  

ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL    Friday     April 19, 1935      Pg10, col  6   by: Ron Hanley   
 THE BIRTH RECORD - GOULDRICK - At Memorial Hospital, April 15, 1935, a son to Mr. and Mrs. William Gouldrick, of Victor.

The Victor Herald, Victor, NY    Friday,   April  26, 1935             by: Dianne Thomas  

GOERS - Fred GOERS Sr., father of Fred GOERS of Victor, passed away at his home in Macedon Center, Monday, April 22, 1935, aged 70 years. He is survived by his widow, a daughter, Mrs. Lillian JESSE of Clyde; two sons, Charles of Macedon and Fred; a sister, Mrs. Augusta STEFFENHAGEN of Macedon; 19 grandchildren and one great grandchild.  Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon form the Macedon Center Methodist church.  Burial was at Macedon Center.

People You Know:

Mrs. H. H. COLLINS and Miss Minnie BARBER spent Easter Sunday with a cousin at Dansville.

Rev. James TISCHER and his niece, Mary MC CARTHY, are spending ten days in Washington, D. C.

Mrs. George FULLERTON was called to Rochester, Monday, by the death of her father, Oliver H. GENTRY

Miss Elizabeth COTTER of St. Mary's hospital, Rochester, spent Easter Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William COTTER.

Emmet, Maurice, Laurence and David KEEFE and the Rev. J. M. MOEDER were Sunday evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. B. V. KEEFE in Rochester.

Mr. and Mrs. James P. HALL, their daughter, Kathryn and son, Dan, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Flore MAHANEY at Scottsville, Easter Sunday.

Miss Marion E. LOBDELL, a teacher in the Dryden High school, is with her parents, the Rev. and Mrs. Nelson L. LOBDELL, for the spring recess.

Arthur PULSE of Rochester, formerly of Victor, who has been dangerously ill with erysipelas, is now apparently on the road to recovery at the Strong Memorial hospital.

Miss Helen FISHER of Fishers, was a guest Sunday, April 14th, at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Archer C. PARKER, Naples, where he led the hike of the Genesee Valley Hiking Club of Rochester.

Miss June GARDINER, a senior at St. Lawrence University, returned to Canton, Tuesday, to resume her studies after having spent the spring recess of one week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George M. GARDINER

Miss Doris ENGLISH of Victor is to be one of the participants in the 2nd annual prize speaking contest for Home Economics students at the Morrisville Agricultural School, Tuesday evening, April 30th.  Her subject is "The Nursery School."

Mrs. Marion BOWERMAN and her daughters, Mrs. Allen AUSTIN of East Rochester and Miss Grace BOWERMAN, are expected to return home today after a several days trip and a visit with relatives in Canajoharie.  They made the trip as motor guests of Lloyd BLANKMAN.  

Miss Elizabeth Mac Donald OSBORNE has completed her pre-Easter speaking engagements and arrived at the home of her mother, Mrs. W. B. OSBORNE, Thursday night for a 10 day visit.  Mrs. OSBORNE recently returned to her home after having been with her son. D. Henry OSBORNE, at Lima for a month.

Mr. and Mrs. O. L. POLHEUMS returned home Monday afternoon, after having spent several weeks on a trip to Florida, and in visiting their daughter, Mrs. Edwin K. HASS and Mr. HAAS at Wilson, NC.  On the return trip, they also stopped off at Baltimore and visited Mr. and Mrs. John HAAS over Easter Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. J. Leo GUINAN had as dinner guests on Saturday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Emmett KEEFE and sons, Laurence and David, and the Rev. J. M. MOEDER.  On Monday, Mrs. M. J. LACY had Mr. and Mrs. KEEFE and sons, Maurice and Laurence, and daughter, Regina, and the Rev. J. M. MOEDER, also Mrs. A. L. KEEFE and Mrs. J. M. MC MAHON and son, J. Milton, of Fairport, at dinner at her home in Rochester.


Matters About Town

Eldred SALE, who has been ill with measles, is now on the road to recovery.

Miss Cora B. OSBORNE tripped over a rug and fell Tuesday, badly straining her right arm.

+  The James FITZGERALD farm southwest of this village, has been purchased by an Italian resident of Pittsford.

+  A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth WHITTAKER in the Thompson Memorial hospital in Canandaigua, Monday, Apr 22.

Mr. and Mrs. Bruce J. BLASDELL and daughter, Dale, of Batavia, were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ira A. COREY, Friday evening.

John WILCOX sprained one of his ankles at the Methodist Church house, Tuesday evening, during the play hour following choir rehearsal.

THE VICTOR HERALD         Friday         May 3, 1935    Page 5, col 2         by: Ron Hanley
Mrs. L. G. Loomis, who recently returned from Florida and has been staying at the home of her son, Harry  H. Loomis, has returned to her own home on West Main St.

THE VICTOR HERALD     Friday      July 5, 1935       Front Page, col  3        by: Ron Hanley       
James Tobin, 64 years old, a lifelong and highly respected resident of Victor, passed away suddenly at his home  on West Main
Street, Saturday evening, June 29, 1935, of heart trouble. Mr. Tobin was a citizen of sterling character, upright, dependable and friendly, and the loss sustained by the bereaved family is shared by many friends. He had served as a member of the Village
Board, and could always be depended upon to work for the good of the community. 
The surviving relatives are his widow, Kathryn McCarthy Tobin, a daughter, Helen Tobin, both of Victor, five sisters and a brother, Mrs. Ellen Granger of Rochester, Mrs. William Keating, Mrs. Fred Keating, Miss Mary Tobin, Mrs. Frank Welch and Daniel Tobin, all of Victor.  Funeral services were held from the home and from St. Patrick's church, Tuesday morning. Interment was made in St. Patrick's Cemetery.


Front Page, col  3
Miss Margaret Shields Martin of Canandaigua and Russell T. Turner of Victor were married June 30th.

THE VICTOR HERALD           Friday     July 19, 1935      Pg 4, col  4           by: Ron Hanley        
Miss Ruth Anne Whelehan, daughter of Mrs. William T. Whelehan of Lake Avenue, Rochester, and Joseph P. Crowley, also of Lake Avenue, and a son of Mrs. Patrick Crowley of Victor, were married in Holy Cross Church, Rochester, Wednesday, July 10, 1935. The ceremony was performed by the pastor, Rev. Alexander J. McCabe
The bride, who was given in marriage by her brother, George B. Whelehan, wore white satin, en train, and her tulle veil, worn cap fashion, was caught with orange blossoms. She carried white gardenias. Her only attendant, Miss Hazel Stowell, wore a pastel pink crepe gown with pink hat and accessories, and carried a bouquet of pink roses, blue delphinium and gypsophilia. Arthur Keefe of Victor was best man.  The bride's mother wore navy blue crepe and lace with a shoulder bouquet of pink sweet peas. The groom's mother wore blue and white crepe and a bouquet of orchid sweet peas. 
The ceremony was followed by a reception at the home of Miss Edith Hale in Lake Avenue. After a motor trip through the New England states, Mr. and Mrs. Crowley will reside at the Hastings Apartment in Lake Avenue.

THE VICTOR HERALD    Friday    August 9, 1935     Pg 5, col  1     by: Ron Hanley
Miss Crystal Turner, daughter of Emmett Turner, and Lawrence Rausch of Rochester, were united in marriage at St. Patrick's church in this village, Saturday, August 3, 1935, the Rev. Joseph Esser officiating.   The attendants were Glenn E. McKay and Miss Johanna Warzek, both of Rochester.

Victor Herald, Victor, NY    Friday,   August 9, 1935                    by: Dianne Thomas  

LANE - WALL - The marriage of Miss Vera May WALL of Ogden, NY and William Howard LANE of Spencerport, took place at the Methodist parsonage in this village, Tuesday afternoon, August 6th, the Rev. C. T. BOYNTON officiating.  The attendants were the bride's sister, Miss Gertrude Wall and Gerald BALCOM.  Other relatives and friends accompanied the couple.  The groom, who makes daily business visits to Victor, is better known here as "Howie" LANE.  Mr. and Mrs. LANE will live in Rochester.

Matters About Town

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph W. MARTIN and child have moved from Hemlock to Victor and are occupying the JOHNSON house on West Main street, the former O' CONNER residence.   Mr. MARTIN is the new principal of Victor High School.

William YAKYMOVITCH, 21, of Rochester, is reported as improving at Memorial hospital from severe head injuries received in an automobile accident, early Sunday morning, in the Victor-Rochester road.  He was a passenger in a car driven by John CZUDAK, also of Rochester, which collided with a machine driven by Miss Minerva NORTON of Johnson City.

+   Cars driven by Miss Minerva NORTON of Johnson City, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Everett J. NORTON, and John CZUDAK of Rochester, figured in a head-on collision in the Victor-Canandaigua road early Sunday morning.  William YAKVMOVITCH, riding with CZUDAK, was taken to Thompson Memorial hospital in Canandaigua for treatment for injuries received.  Miss NORTON and a Rochester friend riding with her, escaped injury.  Both cars were badly wrecked.

Mr. and Mrs. A. B. HATHAWAY, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. HATHAWAY, Miss Virginia HATHAWAY and Mrs. Lewis SUNDERLIN and daughter, Ann, of Hathaways, were guests Wednesday evening, at a shore supper given by Mr. and Mrs. Nelson B. COLEMAN of Philadelphia.  Mr. and Mrs. COLEMAN and daughter, Elizabeth, are occupying the HOYT cottage at Silver Springs on Canandaigua Lake, this month.  Mrs. COLEMAN is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. HATHAWAY.

+ Irving C. H. COOK of South Byron is in St. Jerome's Hospital in Batavia, with both bones of one leg fractured below the knee.  Mr. COOK was kicked by a horse while driving a rake on his farm, several days ago, and after receiving the injuries, managed to drive the animal to his home, as he was alone in a field when the accident occurred.  His a a brother in law of Mrs. Harriet A. WEBSTER, and has many friends and acquaintances here and throughout the state, having been a speaker at farm institutes for many years. 

Dr. and Mrs. Herbert G. WOOLLEY of Washington DC arrived Wednesday to spend a few days with Mrs. WOOLLEY'S father, W. A. HIGINBOTHAM.

+ Rev. and Mrs. W. D. ROBINSON of Yakima, Wash., Mrs. MAC LEOD of Washington DC and Mrs. Sarah HOLLISTER of East Bloomfield, were callers at the home of W. A. HIGINBOTHAM, Sunday.

+ Rev. and Mrs. Carlyle T. BOYNTON arrived at their home here, Monday evening, after a delightful vacation period of three weeks, where they spent at Middleboro, Mass, guests of former parishioners there .

Mr. and Mrs. Ira A. COREY and son, Leonard, were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. James CHRISTIAN in Rochester, Sunday, and also visited the Rochester airport.

+  The Misses Gladys and Mary BUNDY left for their home in Brockport, Pa., last week Thursday, after having spent several days with their cousin, Mrs. Benjamin CARPENTER.

Miss Sara M. HARRINGTON made a brief stop in Victor, Monday, on here way from her sister's home near Caledonia, to spend the afternoon with her cousin, Miss Ria REYNOLDS, near Palmyra.

Mrs. Reka  MC EACHRON and grandson, Donald PENNY, of Syracuse, visited Mrs. MC EACHRON'S brother, John SCHRADER and family last week.  While here, they attended the Perinton school reunion held last Saturday. 

+   Mr. and Mrs. Edgar J. ROSE of Cleveland have been visiting Mr. ROSE'S sister, Mrs. A. B. HATHAWAY and family.  Both will be remembered here, as talented musicians who frequently gave pleasure to Victor audiences during the years when they resided in Rochester.

+ Mr. and Mrs. Winfred NELSON and daughter, Miss Beatrice NELSON, left Saturday for a motor trip into the New England states.  Miss NELSON remained at Camp Winnipisaukee, NH, for a course of study there.  Mr. and Mrs. NELSON arrived at home, Tuesday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. M. Sherman COTTON were visited Monday and Tuesday, by Wright F. EMERY, manager of a branch office of the Stephen Merritt Burial and Cremation Company of NY city, where Mr. COTTON was formerly employed, and by Charles ZINDLE, also of New York.

Miss Ruth M. BENHAM, deputy county treasurer, will leave today in company with Dr. and Mrs. Herbert G. WOOLLEY for Washington D C.  She will spend her vacation of two weeks with Dr. and Mrs. WOOLLEY at their home in Washington, and on a trip to Cape May in their boat.

Miss Elizabeth BARTHOLOMEW returned Monday, form a weekend visit with a friend living near Gettysburg, Pa., and will be with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. W. BARTHOLOMEW, until August 19th, when she will return to Ithaca to resume her duties as director of Girl Scout work in that city.

The Herald Mail, Fairport, NY              Thursday              August 29, 1935         by:  Dianne Thomas

Shirley Jane Bachmann, infant daughter of Mr. arid Mrs. Edward Bachmann, passed away after a brief illness at the home of her parents near Powder Mill park Aug. 24, 1935.  She is survived by her parents, four sisters, Gene, Avis, Helen and Doris, and one brother, George.

Private services were held at the home Monday afternoon conducted by Rev. L. T. Cagle of Colgate-Rochester Divinity school. Interment in the family lot in Boughton Hill cemetery.



Farmington, Aug. 27 -  Henry Gardner of Syracuse called on his uncle, E. L. Gardner, Saturday evening.

Mrs. John Broderick entertained on Sunday Mr. and Mrs. William Durkin of Palmyra, Mr. and Mrs. John Murray of Manchester and Mr. and Mrs. Maurice O'Leary of Fairport.

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Wyman and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Brewer of Victor motored through the flood stricken region of Hornell and Watkins Thursday.

Sybil Boswell of Canandaigua has been visiting her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. George Grinnell, the past week.

Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Sheldon and family have been spending several days at the Gates cottage on Lake Ontario. 

Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Gardner were entertained for the day Thursday by Mrs. Emma Lapham of Macedon.

Charlotte Greene has returned from a visit with her sister, Mrs. Edward DeBrock near Manchester.

Mrs. Harry Reddington is spending this week at the New York state fair at Syracuse. She is with, other members of the Ontario County Home Bureau and Mrs. George Humin, a member of the executive committee, also of this town. They are exhibiting a "kitchen" in the women's building.

THE VICTOR HERALD      Friday     October 25, 1934       Pg 1, col  1           by: Ron Hanley
Victor Man Killed In Car Tractor - Crash

Like a candle snuffed out, the life of Howard M. Crowley came to an abrupt close, shortly before 6 o'clock Friday afternoon, October 19, 1934, when a car crashed into the rear of his threshing rig in the Victor-Rochester road about two miles west of Victor.

On the way to his home in Farmington after having finished a bean threshing job, Howard had stopped on the roadside to hang warning lanterns on the rear of his thresher, and was crushed between his own machine and an automobile driven by Frank E. Rupert of Geneva, 65 years old, who was accompanied by his wife. Rupert said that he was blinded by the lights of an approaching truck and did not see the threshing rig.
Frank Yahn and Elijah Francisco, both of Victor, also with the thresher, escaped injury. Mr. and Mrs. Rupert were slightly injured.
The surviving relatives are the widow, Mrs. Ruby Broderick Crowley of Farmington, eight brothers and three sisters, John, Leo and
Clement of Rochester, Charles of Geneva, Francis and James of Victor, Albert of Farmington, Arthur of Macedon, Mrs. Julia Tobin of Holcomb, Mrs. Daniel McMullen of Long Island, Mrs. Earl Broderick of Macedon.
Funeral services were held from the home and from St. Patrick's church in Victor, Monday morning. Burial was made in St. Patrick's cemetery.

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle    Sunday           Oct 13, 1935                   by:  Dianne Thomas

GILLIS - Julia Craft GILLIS entered into rest at her home, October 11.  She is survived by 2 daughters and 3 sons, Mrs. Edward SMITH, Mary M. JOHN, Stanley and Charles of Victor, one sister Mrs. Clifford ROGERS of Detroit, and grandchildren.

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle    Thursday           Oct 31, 1935                   by:  Dianne Thomas

Mrs. Wm. C. Green entered into rest at her home on the Boughton Hill Road, Victor. N. Y , October 29. She is survived by her husband, one daughter, Mrs. Neola McLentock of Victor,  two sons,  Chas. Elliott of Niagara Falls and Kenneth William of Victor: one sister, Mildred Hill of Mendon.

Services from the home Friday at 2:30 p m., Rev. Geo. Van Artsdalen officiating. Interment in Boughton Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by R. C. Emery A Co.

The Herald Mail, Fairport, NY                Thursday                   December 12, 1935                 by:  Dianne Thomas 

Henry J. Turner, who for the past year had resided in Summit street, died Tuesday night in Genesee hospital. 

Mr. Turner was 89 years of age, and for many years was a blacksmith at Brownsville, near Victor. He was a veteran of the Civil war. He is survived by his wife, formerly, Mrs. Emily Artlip, of Fairport, whom he married something like a year ago.

Two daughters also survive, Mrs. Clara Brewster and Mrs. Fred Clover, both of Victor; a brother, Philip, of Scotsburg; 6 grandchildren and 11great-grandchildren. 

Mr. Turner was taken ill Sunday and removed to Genesee hospital. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Brewster in Victor, Rev. C. T. Boynton officiating with interment in Boughton Hill cemetery. 

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