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Victor Herald, Victor, NY               Friday,     January 14, 1938              by: Dianne Thomas


BOUGHTON - Charles F. BOUGHTON, a highly esteemed resident of Victor township, passed away at his farm home, Monday afternoon, January 10, 1938, after an illness of about a week.  He was a man of fine character and kindly disposition and many hearts are saddened by his death.  Charles F. BOUGHTON was born 73 years ago, in the house in which death came to him and from which his parents, the late Edward and Harriet Farnham BOUGHTON, later moved their family to the adjoining farm, now occupied by their son, Linus C. BOUGHTON.  At the time of their marriage, March 13, 1889, Charles F. BOUGHTON and his bride, Jennie BENNETT, established their home at his birthplace, and have operated the farm throughout their married life.  Mr. BOUGHTON was a trustee of the Boughton Hill cemetery, a trustee of St. Paul's Universalist Parish and a member of the Victor Grange.  He was a descendant of the pioneer BOUGHTONS who came from Connecticut to this section in 1788.

The surviving relatives besides the widow, are a daughter, Mrs. Gilbert W. ALDRIDGE; a sister, Mrs. Charles A. PHILLIPS; two brothers, John H. and Linus C., and six grandchildren, Mary, Albert, Carolyn, Ruth, Esther and Gilbert Jr. ALDRIDGE, all of Victor.  Funeral services were conducted from the home, Thursday afternoon, the Rev. Nelson L. LOBDELL officiating. Burial was made in the Boughton Hill cemetery. 

WALTON - Thomas WALTON, father of Mrs. Erma LYKE of Victor, passed away in the Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, Sunday, January 9, 1938.  He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. LYKE, Mrs. Wallace DENNIE of Holcomb, formerly of Victor; Mrs. Allen POH of Buffalo, Mrs. Florence TAFT of of Geneseo; four sons, Fred and Edward of Macedon, Edward and Stanley of Geneseo; also 16 grandchildren.  Funeral services were held at the home of Mrs. LYKE, Wednesday, the Rev. A. C. REHME of the Victor Methodist church, officiating.  Burial was made in Carter Cemetery in Perinton.

STEARNS - Emmett A. STEARNS, 78 years old, died suddenly at his home at Reed Corners, Monday, January 10, 1938, from heart trouble.  He is survived by a daughter and a son, Mrs. L. De Wilton, BASSETT of Cobleskill and Irving L. STEARNS of Victor; also three grandchildren, Jack, George and Nancy STEARNS of Victor.  Funeral services were held from the home, Thursday afternoon, and burial was made in the Reed Corners cemetery. 

SCALA - Jack Melvin SCALA, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank SCALA of Victor, entered into rest Sunday, January 9th, 1938, at the age of 3 months and 12 days.  He is survived by his parents.  Funeral services took place Tuesday, (cut off)


MARRIAGE -  DEWEY - NEWMAN - Miss Mary B. NEWMAN, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter H. NEWMAN of Buffalo and Benjamin Franklin DEWEY, son of Mr. and Mrs. Loren S. DEWEY of Wellsville, were untied in marriage, Thursday, Dec 30, 1937, in the Church of the Good Shepherd in Buffalo.  Mrs. DEWEY will continue to the end of the school years her work as teacher of the homemaking department of Victor High school.  Mr. DEWEY (cut off) 


Local Happenings:

Mrs. Leon ALDRICH is ill, suffering from pneumonia. 

Mrs. Rose JACOBS entertained the A & E Club at her home, Wednesday afternoon.

Mrs. O. L. POLHEMUS entertained her contract bridge club at a luncheon meeting, Tuesday. 

+  The Gardner Class of the Methodist church met at the home of Mrs. Roy DEAL, Monday afternoon. 

Warren CLOVER has been seriously ill at this home for over a week, suffering from an attack of pneumonia. 

+  On Thursday, Mrs. POLHEMUS' and Mrs. LILLY'S  circles of the Presbyterian Ladies Aid Society had a tea meeting at the home of Mrs. POLHEMUS

+  A daughter, Anna Josephine, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph L. LORTSCHER at the Thompson Memorial hospital  in Canandaigua, Sunday, January 9th.  

Mrs. Leo ROSSITER has moved from rooms in the Maple Avenue house occupied by Raymond MILLER and family, to an apartment on the 2nd floor of the Sale Garage office building.

Miss Mary L. DRAPER entertained Miss Estella VAN DENBERGH and Ray C. VAN DENBERGH at dinner, last Saturday, in honor of her brother, Allen H. DRAPER of Kansas City, Mo., who is her guest.

Miss Olive SIMONDS entertained a party of 12 ladies at a luncheon and bridge at the home of Mrs. Dorothy COYE last week, Thursday.  Mrs. Lucille MEDCALF and Miss Jean MEDCALF of Rochester attended the party.

Mr. and Mrs. Edward STEFFENHAGEN entertained about 60 guests, Tuesday evening, at a shower party for Miss Verna KAISER and the Rev. Harold STICHT of Brooklyn, whose marriage is to take place in February.  Mr. STICHT was here for the day.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred E. BROWN entertained last Saturday, at a birthday dinner for William J. HARSCH of the Ontario county Times-Journal force, who is a member of their household.  The out of town guests were Mrs. Zoe BOUGHTON of Batavia, Mr. and Mrs. Luther R. MOYER and son Wayne, of Canandaigua.  


+  Surrogate's Court - Dr. William F. WOOLSTON, Canandaigua, veterinarian and auto dealer who died December 25, 1937, left the bulk of his estate valued at more than $35,000 to his five children.  Letters of administration with the will annexed will be issued in the near future by Surrogate CRIBB.  John WOOLSTON and George L. VAN (cut off) 



Robert COYE recently visited Dr. C. A. VANDER BECK and family in Rochester.

Mrs. D. H. RANDALL is staying with Mr. and Mrs. Beverly CROWELL near Shortsville. 

Willis BEAL has been spending a few days with his sister, Mrs. Matthew GAFFNEY in LeRoy. 

Mr. and Mrs. Harold NICCLOY of LeRoy, visited Mrs. NICCLOY'S father, John C. MC MAHON, Sunday. 

Miss Mary CROWLEY spent last week in Palmyra visiting her brother, Leo CROWLEY and family.

Mrs. Henry REEVE of Henrietta visited her sisters, Mrs. Marion PLUMB and Mrs. Lillian ROSS this week.  

Mrs. Zoe BOUGHTON of Batavia was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. Fred E. BROWN from last Friday until Monday. 

Mrs. Nick FRAGOS of New York City, spent several days last week with her sister, Mrs. Peter KONDERGIS and family. 

Mrs. Bert MC CLOSKEY attended a county executive meeting at the home of Mrs. I. T. LEWIS in Canandaigua, Tuesday afternoon.  

+  The Rev. and Mrs. Clifford STETSON of Middleport were guests of the Rev. and Mrs. Nelson L. LOBDELL, last Friday afternoon, and overnight. 

Miss Doris HALL of Rochester is spending this week with her aunt, Mrs. Eunice HALL who lives with Mrs. Fred LOCKE and with Miss Esther FARRELL.  

Mrs. Hattie PADGHAM, for many years a resident of Victor, has bee ill at her home in Rochester for about two weeks.  she is reported as being somewhat better .

Mrs. L. G. LOOMIS and Mrs. F. E. MEHIENBACKER left Tuesday evening, for Mrs. MEHIENBACKERS's home in Largo, Fla., where Mrs. LOOMIS will visit for a time.  Mrs. MEHIENBACKER visited her father in Rochester and Mrs. L. G. LOOMIS and family for several weeks past. 

+  Recent guests of Irving CLONE, who is under treatment in Oakmount Sanatorium, were Paul NICHOLS and Homer GAGE of Canandaigua, Frank and Vernon ALLEN of Honeoye Falls, Grant CLINE and William COTTER of Victor.   Messrs. COTTER, NICHOLS and PAGE furnished a nice musical program which was enjoyed by all present. 

Victor Herald, Victor, NY               Friday,           Feb 4, 1938              by: Dianne Thomas

+  Obituary - VAN DER MALLIE - Peter VAN DER MALLIE, 61 years old, entered into rest at his home in Penfield, Monday, January 31, 1938.  He is survived by four sons, Jasper of East Rochester, Abraham of Socttsville, Edward and Howard of Penfield; three daughters, Mrs. Nellie RAYMOND of Brighton, Mrs. Margaret WHITNEY of Victor, Mrs. Marion STEBBINS of East Rochester; two sisters, Mrs. John LAIRD of Rochester, Mrs. Dina CORTVILLE of Brighton.  Private funeral services were held from the home, Wednesday afternoon and burial was made in Penfield. 

+  Obituary -  BREWER - Reuben BREWER, who was employed in the Locke Insulator Corporation plant here several years ago, passed away at his home in Cougan Station, Pa., Friday, January 28th, 1938, aged 64 years.  He has been ill since last October.  The surviving relatives are his widow, Mrs. Cora BREWER, a daughter, Mrs. Florence KINGSLEY of Cogan Station, Pa. and a step son, Melvin COHICK of Victor.  Funeral services were held at the home in Cogan Station, Monday. 

+  In Surrogate Court - Life use of his entire estate is bequeathed to the widow, Marion, under terms of the will of Edward C. BRISTOL, a resident of Victor, who died in Florida, December 16, 1937.  The instrument, filed in Canandaigua, for probate, names R. Leslie HULBERT and Edgard B. CASE of Victor, as executors.  At the death of Mrs. BRISTOL, the First Presbyterian church and Boughton Hill Cemetery Association will receive $100 each.  The balance of the estate is to be distributed as follows: Arthur BRISTOL, Rochester, $200, and his wife Pearl, $100; Ulysses G. HUNT, Victor, Gertrude and Marion JONES, Mendon and W. E. BRISTOL, South Dakota, $100 each; Florence FITCH, Philadelphia, $200; R. Leslie HULBERT, Victor, $300. 


Local Happenings:

Howard RYAN is seriously ill of pneumonia at his home.

Herman STEFFENHAGEN, who has been seriously ill, is able to be out again.

E. T. MALONE who has been confined to his bed by illness for about two weeks past, is now more comfortable. 

Mrs. Carrie KESEL, who has been in Thompson Memorial Hospital in Canandaigua for some time, returned home, Tuesday. 

Mrs. Harold DE LONG, who has been in the Thompson Memorial hospital in Canandaigua for nearly two weeks, returned home, last Friday and is reported somewhat better.  

Miss Margaret KEATING, deputy postmistress, was in the business section, Wednesday, for the first time in five weeks, having been confined to her home by a severe attack of bronchitis. 

+  A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. George GROVES Jr., of Los Angeles, Calif, Wednesday, January 26th.  Mrs. GROVES is the former Miss Helen MORRIS, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Martin MORRIS of Mertensia.  

+  A pleasant surprise was given Allen H. DRAPER and his sister, Miss Mary L. DRAPER, Saturday evening, when Mr. and Mrs. L. D. HERENDEEN with Mrs. Minnie BACON of Canandaigua, came bringing a huge basket containing an abundant lunch for all .

Mrs. G. SPEARS and daughter, Dorothy, will move about February 15th, from the apartment above the Golden Rule Restaurant to the Sale house on church Street.  Lloyd LEWIS and family will move from the Sale house to the former MC MAHON house on Maple avenue, which they recently purchased.

Mrs. Charles COHICK gave a variety shower at her home on School street, Wednesday, for Miss Mildred COHICK, whose marriage to Willis PEGLOW, son of Mr. and Mrs. John PEGLOW of Turk Hill, is to take place 4 o'clock, Saturday afternoon at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin COHICK.  

Mr. and Mrs. F. A. EWER attended a lecture given by William S. SHOEMAKER at the Masonic Temple in Canandaigua, last Friday evening, and were among the guests entertained by Mr. and  Mrs. William S. SHOEMAKER at a buffet supper following the lecture.  Other out of town guests were from Rochester and Elmira. 



Seth HODGE spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard HODGE, near Centerfield.

Bernard RYAN, visited Mr. and Mrs. Clarence OVERHISER in Rochester from last Thursday until Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Otis WEBSTER and daughter, Lucille, of Geneva, were Sunday visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur ALLEN

Miss Lucille BEAL, who teaches at Atlanta, spent the weekend with her mother, Mrs. Terry ALDRIDGE and family. 

Mr. and Mrs. Terry ALDRIDGE visited Mr. and Mrs. Fred HODGSON and Mr. and Mrs. Frank GALLUP in Fairport, Monday. 

Mr. and Mrs. George GARDINER and grandson, Raymond CLOVER, Jr., visited Mr. GARDINER'S mother, Mrs. Lucy GARDINER, in Warsaw, Sunday. 

Mrs. Mary PUTNEY of Rochester has been spending the week with Mrs. Mabel ADAMS and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph LORTSCHER and family.

Mrs. Frances LANDERS, Mr. and Mrs. John J. BEERS and Mr. and Mrs. Menzo VAN VOORHIS motored to Niagara Falls, Sunday, to view the ruins of the "honeymoon bridge."

Mr. and Mrs. A. W. JOHNSON and daughter of Avon with Mrs. A. B. JOHNSON of Caledonia were Sunday callers on Miss Sara M. HARRINGTON and Miss Mary L. DRAPER.   

Miss Laura BAKER is spending this week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Benson BAKER.  She will return to the University of Rochester, February 9th, for the second term. 

Miss Madalyn BEERS, a student at Albany State Teachers College, has been with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John BEERS, for a few days, following the mid year examinations. 

James BUSCH, a student at Wooster College, Wooster, Ohio, arrived home last Thursday afternoon to be with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles BUSCH and family for several weeks. 

Mr. and Mrs. Melvin COHICK and son, Charles, motored to Cogan Station, Pa., Sunday to attend the funeral of Melvin COHICK'S step-father, Reuben BREWER on Monday.  They returned home, Tuesday. 

Mr. and Mrs. Benson BAKER and daughters entertained Miss Jean RUGG from Raewind, India, and Melvin RUGG, a junior at the University of Rochester, over the weekend.  Miss RUGG is entering Syracuse University.  

Miss June Laura WOOLSTON, only daughter of the late Elmer Wesley WOOLSTON, who formerly lived at Railroad Mills, is a member of the class at West High School, Rochester, which is to be graduated on February 8th.  

Mr. and Mrs. George ENGLERTH and children, Jerry and Lenore, of Rochester, were guests of Mrs. G. SPEARS and daughter, Dorothy, Monday.  Fred ERETH, deputy controller of Rochester, Mrs. ERETH and their children, June and Joyce, visited Mrs. SPEARS and daughter, last Friday.

Miss Virginia L. HATHAWAY and five girl friends from Syracuse University were in Victor, Friday night, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. Perez HATHAWAY.  On Saturday they went to Niagara Falls to see the ruins of the "honeymoon bridge," and on Sunday afternoon returned to Syracuse. 

THE VICTOR HERALD     Friday     February 4, 1938     Pg 5, col  3       by: Ron Hanley
Personal  -  John D. Brady, son of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Brady, began the work of the second semester, Monday, at Ithaca College, where he is a freshman in the department of music. The college opened the school year with an enrollment increase of 43.7 percent, which is said to be the largest in the country.

THE VICTOR HERALD       Friday              February 4, 1938           Pg 5, col  4 

Mrs. Mary Ellen Turner, formerly of Victor, passed away at her home, 123 Tarrytown Road, Brighton, Tuesday, February 1st. 
She leaves her husband, Lyman E. Turner, two sons, William E. and Lyman H. Turner, one sister, Miss Nora E. Donovan, of Rochester, four brothers, William and Dennis Donovan of Victor, and James and Jeremiah Donovan of Rochester, also one grandchild. 
Funeral services will take place Saturday morning at 8:30 from the house, and at 9 o'clock at Our Lady of Lourdes Church. Interment will be at East Bloomfield.

 CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  February 16, 1938      by:  Ron Hanley
 VICTOR DEATHS    Mrs. Alfred M. Mead
Mrs. Hattie Mead, 81, wife of Dr. Alfred M. Mead, of Victor, prominent Ontario County physician, died this afternoon in Thompson Memorial Hospital.  She was brought to the hospital February 7, following a fall in which she sustained a fractured hip.


DEATHS  Mrs. Alfred M. Mead
VICTOR -  From the family home Friday at 2 o'clock will take place the funeral of Mrs. Hattie A. Mead, 81, wife of Dr. Alfred M. Mead, prominent local physician, who died yesterday afternoon in Thompson Memorial Hospital, Canandaigua, as the result of a fractured hip sustained 10 days ago. The Rev. Arthur C. Rehme, pastor of the Methodist Church, will officiate and interment will be in Boughton Hill Cemetery.
A resident of Victor for over half a century, Mrs. Mead was well known and loved by residents of the community. She was a member of the
Methodist Church and had been actively identified with its women's organizations until failing health prevented several months ago. She had
been a member of Hathaway W. C. T. U. for 13 years.
Besides her husband, Dr. Mead, member of the Thompson Hospital board of directors and staff, and past president of the Ontario County
Medical Society, Mrs. Mead leaves one son and two daughters, Edgar R. Mead, Miss Dora E. and Miss M. Evelyn Mead, R. N., of Victor.

  THE VICTOR HERALD    Friday     March 11, 1938     Pg 5, col  3     by:  Ron Hanley
Personal  -   Elbert W. Garlock, treasurer of the Victor Food Corporation, is in Detroit, Cleveland and Toledo this week, on business.

The Victor Herald, Victor, NY     Friday,     March 11, 1938        by: Dianne Thomas


+  LONEY - Mrs. Elizabeth Malone LONEY, widow of Thomas LONEY, entered into rest suddenly Saturday afternoon, March 5, 1938, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Jerome MC MAHON, on Maple avenue in this village.  Mrs. LONEY had apparently been in good health, and after completing her weekend household duties, she left her home on Maple avenue, called on her sister, Mrs. STRONG, a few doors away, and then went on to the home of her daughter, where she was to visit overnight.  She was ill when she arrived there and passed away about 20 minutes later from heart trouble.  Elizabeth MALONE was born in Victor, the second child of the late Patrick and Mary MALONE.  She was married here, January 1, 1885, to Thomas LONEY, who passed away about 18 years ago.  Many friends held her in high esteem.  The surviving relatives are three daughters, Mrs. Jerome MC MAHON of Victor, Mrs. H. M. LOFTUS of Ontario Center, Mrs. James WALDORF of Cohocton; three brothers, Edward, Flor and Frank MALONE of Victor; four sisters, Mrs. Charles STRONG of Victor, Mrs. Seymour BOUGHTON of Buffalo, Mrs. Charles FRENCH of Fairport and Mrs. Frank BOUGHTON of Holcomb.  Funeral services were held Tuesday morning, from the home of Mrs. MC MAHON and from St. Patrick's church.  Burial was made in St. Patrick's cemetery.

+  MC DONALD - Mrs. Frances Hall MC DONALD entered into rest at her home on the Buffalo-Canandaigua Road, Holcomb, at 6 o'clock, Sunday evening, March 6th, 1938.  Mrs. MC DONALD, who has resided in Holcomb since her marriage to Mr. MC DONALD on April 2, 1918, was born in Victor.  She was a member of the St. Bridget's church and Court Isabella, C.D of A.  Besides her husband, Frank MC DONALD, she leaves two sisters, Mrs. (cut off   pg 5, col 4)

MC DONALD - (pg 7, Col 3) Mrs. Frances Hall MC DONALD, 64, died late Sunday evening, at her home on the Buffalo road.  she was born in the town of Victor and had resided here for 20 years.  She was a member of the St. Bridget's Catholic Church and Court Isabella, Catholic Daughters of America.  Besides her husband, Frank MC DONALD, she leaves two sisters and two brothers, Mrs. Flor MAHANEY of Scotsville, Mrs. Thomas BURNS and John HALL of Rochester, and James HALL of Victor.  Funeral services were conducted, Wednesday morning, from the home and from St. Bridget's Catholic church, the Rev. George W. DOUD, rector, officiating.  Interment was made in the (St. Bridget) church cemetery. 


Charles V. DECKER spent the weekend in Fredonia.

Miss Caroline J. SEARS of East Bloomfield, was a guest of Mrs. Ida M. PARMELE over the weekend.

James and Nancy CRIPPEN of Scottsville, arrived Tuesday to spend several days with Mr. and Mrs. Bert MC CLOSKEY.

Mrs. Charles FARRELL of Willard spent Tuesday night and Wednesday with her niece, Mrs. A. L. DONLON and Mr. DONLON.

Mrs. Minnie MC CLOSKEY returned home, Tuesday after spending a few days with her sister, Mrs. Herbert CRIPPEN in Rochester.  

Miss Ida RAUSLER of Farmington was the guest from Sunday till Wednesday, of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest ROSE and son, Arvin Rose.  

Mr. and Mrs. A. W. SMITH and son, Royal, and Mrs. Kittie SMITH of LeRoy, visited Mr. and Mrs. George GARDINER, Sunday afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. Terry ALDRIDGE visited their daughter, Miss Ruth BEAL, who is a student in the Geneseo Normal School, Sunday afternoon.

Rev. and Mrs. George C. VAN ARTIDALEN of Gates and Mr. and Mrs. Robert STRONG of Rochester, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Fred C. SALE, Friday evening.

Mrs. Alice CONCANNON, Mrs. Thelma CONCANNON, Miss Frances WHELAN and Miss Helen CURFARI, of Canandaigua, were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lester O'KANE of Rochester, Tuesday evening. 

Leslie G. LOOMIS 3rd, who returned to Williams College on February 16th, after having been injured in an automobile accident on February 6th,  is making a good recovery and is happy over having been able to pass recent examinations in spite of his handicap.


Local Happenings:

Mrs. Ida GREEN has been suffering from a severe cold for some time.

Edgar COTTON is taking a course in the School of Aeronautics in Utica. 

Mrs. Michael CAHILL of Maple avenue, is suffering from an attack of tonsillitis.  Miss Minnie BARBER is caring for her. 

Miss Lillie JACOBS has been ill at her home on Church street since Monday.  Her brother, Everett JACOBS, who has been ill for several weeks, is slowly improving.

Mrs. John BOUGTHON, who was severely injured in an automobile accident, February 19th,, is now slowly improving at the Thompson Memorial Hospital in Canandaigua.  

Mrs. Lena VER STRATE and daughter, Miss Agnes, have come from Fairport to make their home with Mr. and Mrs. Raymond MILLER.  They are Mrs. MILLER'S mother and sister.

 THE VICTOR HERALD    Friday     May 27, 1938     Pg 5, col  1   by:  Ron Hanley   

Local  Happenings 

+  Cameron Estes underwent an emergency operation for appendicitis, last week Thursday, in the Strong Memorial Hospital, in Rochester. His condition is entirely satisfactory. 

 +  Mrs. Grace Farrell who has been seriously ill for several months, is improving in health at her home in Fishers.

Victor Herald, Victor, NY           Friday,               June 17 1938                      by: Dianne Thomas


DILLMAN - Stephen B. DILLMAN entered into rest, Thursday, June 16th, 1938, at the home of his sister, Mrs. Caroline CHILDS, 324 Crosman Terrace, Rochester.  He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Hattie DILLMAN of Fairport; seven brothers, John, Carl and Allie DILLMAN of Victor, William, Rudy and Theodore DILLMAN of Rochester, Christ DILLMAN of Fairport; six sisters, Mrs. Caroline CHILDS, Mrs. Lottie WARD, Mrs. Emma SCHNARR, Mrs. Flossie WARING and Mrs. Minnie WATHERSTRAW of Rochester and Mrs. Clara JONES of California.   Funeral services will take place Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the South Perinton church.  Burial will be made in the South Perinton Cemetery.

ROBERTS - Mrs. Winifred ROBERTS entered into rest at her home in Victor, Tuesday, June 14, 1938.  She is survived by her husband, William M. ROBERTS; a son, Irving, of Victor; a daughter Mrs. T. A. THOMPSON of LeRoy; seven grandchildren and one great grandchild.  Funeral services were held form the home this afternoon, Friday, with the Rev. R. E. DRONSFIELD officiating.  Interment was made in the Webster Rural Cemetery. 



Mrs. George H. WOOD entertained at a bridge luncheon at her home last Saturday.  

+  The house on West Main street occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Russell MILLTELLO, has been given a new dress of ivory paint. 

Miss Beatrice NORTHRUP, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. I. NORHTRUP, is a member of the 1938 Class of the Geneseo Normal school, which was graduated, Tuesday.

Miss Helen Rita BARRY, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. J. BARRY, is a member of the class which was graduated from the Brockport Normal School, Tuesday. 

Gerald HENEHAN, son of Mrs. Mary HENEHAN, is a member of the 1938 class at Brockport Normal school, which was graduated Tuesday, at the 71st commencement exercises. 


Local Happenings:

Mr. and Mrs. F. E. COBB motored to Ithaca, Wednesday. 

+  Harry PIMM and L. A. RUGG were in Syracuse, last Friday.

Mrs. Edith ESTES of Cayuga visited her mother, Mrs. M. H. HELM,  Wednesday.

Willis BEAL attended Alumni Day at Cazenovia Seminary at Cazenovia, Saturday. 

Mr. and Mrs. O. L. HUMPHREY of Honeoye Falls were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Winfred NELSON

Miss Ida MC CARTHY, a student at Nazareth College in Rochester, has arrived home for the summer vacation.

Mr. and Mrs. Alvin J. KING of Jackson, Mississippi, are guests this week, of her brother, Winfred NELSON and family. 

Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin CARPENTER visited Mrs. CARPENTER'S sister, Mrs. Earl BALL and Mr. BALL, at Mumford, Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. John HENEHAN of Rochester have been spending a few days with his mother, Mrs. Mary HENEHAN and family.

Miss Ruth KAVENY of Canandaigua visited her cousin, Mrs. Victor TISCHER and Mr. TISCHER, Saturday night and Sunday. 

Miss Beatrice NELSON of the HAWLEY homestead in Naples, spent Monday night and Tuesday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Winfred NELSON.

Mrs. Edward BACHMANN of Pittsford and her cousin, Miss Marion F. LOBDELL, enjoyed a motor trip and picnic dinner together, Tuesday. 

Edward B. PHILLIPS, who as been taking a course of study on diesel engines in New York City for several weeks past, has returned home.

Mrs. Kittie SMITH arrived from her sister's home near Caledonia,  Tuesday afternoon, to occupy her apartment here for about two weeks.

Dr. Carl B. SMITH was a guest at the monthly meeting of the Canandaigua Medical Society held in Canandaigua, Thursday evening of last week.

Miss Florence NEFEE of Courdersport, Pa.,  and Miss Oral THOMPSON of Port Allegany, Pa. were weekend guests of Principal and Mrs. R. W. MARTIN.

Miss Marian E. LOBDELL, a teacher in the Dryden Central school, visited her parents, the Rev. & Mrs. Nelson L. LOBDELL, the past weekend.

Miss Miranda WOOLSTON and her niece, Miss Jane WOOLSTON, of Honeoye Falls, were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Terry ALDRIDGE and family.  

Miss Elizabeth BARTHOLOMEW, Girl Scout director at Ithaca, has been spending a few days vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. W. BARTHOLOMEW.  

Charles EDWARDS, who has been spending the past three weeks with his father, Everett EDWARDS and family, has returned to his work in Washington DC.

Miss Madalyn BEERS, a student at Albany State Teachers' College, has arrived home to be with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John BEERS, for the summer months. 

Mr. and Mrs. Hiram WILCOX and son, John, accompanied by Ernest BROWN, spent the weekend in Mayfield, visiting Mr. BROWN'S parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. M. BROWN.  

Mr. and Mrs. Carl D. SMITH were in LeRoy last Friday, to attend the funeral of Mrs. SMITH'S cousin, Miss Evelyn BLAIR, who has frequently visited them here.

Miss Beatrice NORTHUP graduated from the Geneseo Normal School.  Tuesday, will return there, July 11th, to attend summer school for the purpose of earning a degree. 

Miss Laura BAKER, who is a student at the University of Rochester, arrived home last Friday to be (cut off)

Mrs. Jerome MC MAHON arrived home Sunday, after spending a week with her sister, Mrs. H. M. LOFTUS and family at Ontario.  

Miss Esther FERGUSON, music teacher in the Wolcott school, spent he weekend with her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. George H. WOOD.  

Dr. H. K, MEYERS who has been with Dr. and Mrs. F. V. ODERKIRK, the past winter, has returned to his home in Buffalo.  He will practice medicine in Canandaigua.  

Mrs. J. M. MC MAHON of Fairport and Mrs. M. J. DE LACY of  Rochester, have returned to their homes after staying at the KEEFE home while Mr. and Mrs. KEEFE were in North Carolina. 

Mrs. Fred CROSS of Manchester and Mrs. Alfred ASKINS of Geneva, attended the Methodist church services, Sunday and witnesses the christening of Suzanne PRATT, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William PRATT

Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. SALE, Miss Camilla SALE and Charles SALE attend the graduations exercises at Simmons College, Boston, Mass.  Josephine SALE is a member of the class.  During their absence, Mr. and Mrs. M. Sherman COTTON of Shortsville and Mrs. Fred ALLEN of Manchester stayed at the SALE home.  

Mr. and Mrs. Emmett KEEFE returned home, Saturday night form Belmont, NC, where they had gone to attend the graduating exercises of the 1938 class of Belmont Abbey Junior College of which their son, David L. KEEFE, is a member. David returned home with his parents and will spend his vacation here. 

Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY          Wed,   June 22, 1938         by: GSubyak@aol.com

GUINAN - Zetta RYAN GUINAN of Route No. 65, Honeoye Falls, N. Y., entered into rest, Monday, June 20, 1938. Survived by her husband, John GUINAN; two daughters, Anna and Alice, three sons, Joseph E., John H., Robert J., all of Honeoye Falls; two sisters, Mrs. Anna DYER and Miss Mary E. RYAN both of Rochester; two brothers, P. J. (RYAN) of Hopewell, Edward M. (RYAN) of Canandaigua.-Funeral from her late home Thursday, June 23rd at 8:30 and 9 o'clock at  St.Paul's Church, Honeoye Falls. Burial in St. Patrick's Cemetery,  Victor.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Friday  June 24, 1938     by:  Ron Hanley
Vicinity Deaths -  Frank E. Pimm 
VICTOR - Frank Elmo Pimm, of Piety Hill, Victor, died suddenly yesterday.
Besides his wife, Mrs. Esther Pimm, he leaves one infant son, Frank, his mother, Mrs. Frank Pimm, and one sister, Kathleen.
Funeral arrangements are not yet completed.  [buried later at Boughton Hill cemetery]

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER           Saturday         July 9, 1938            by:  Ron Hanley
Victor Briefs
Mr. and Mrs. I. B. Estes and daughters, Marjorie and Eileen and son Cameron, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Kesel and son Robert, Mr. and Mrs. Archie
Cuykendall, Stanley English and Martha Bowerman, attended the VanDenbergh reunion at Durand Eastman Park recently.
Also Part of This Brief Article
Marjorie Estes has accepted the position of night chief operator at the Victor Telephone office, a vacancy left through the death of Mrs.
Alice Concannon.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Monday  August 8, 1938    by:  Ron Hanley
Well Known Veterinarian Succumbs After Six Weeks Illness
Well known as a Veterinarian in Monroe, Wayne and Ontario counties, for over half a century, Dr. W. M. Cotton, 86, died early today in his
home, East Main Street, Victor.    Dr. Cotton had practiced until six weeks ago, when he was taken ill.
Born in Farmington, he attended schools there and in Macedon. He set up his office in Victor more than 40 years ago, numbering farmers
and pet owners over a wide area.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Helen A. Tobin, Ontario, three sons, Benjamin K. Cotton, Alexandria, Va., William M. and Homer Cotton, both
of Victor, a brother, Homer F. Cotton, Victor, 24 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren.
 Funeral services will be conducted at the First Episcopal Church, Victor at 1 o'clock Wednesday with burial in Boughton Hill Cemetery.

THE VICTOR HERALD    Friday    August 26, 1938   Page 5, col 4        by:  Ron Hanley
Mrs. James J. Tobin, widow, of Victor, entered into rest, Thursday, August 25, 1938, in Rochester, where she had resided since last Fall.  Mrs. Tobin was born in Victor, and taught school in District Five school before her marriage. She is survived by a daughter, Miss Helen Tobin, of Rochester, two sisters, the Misses Alice and Mary McCarthy, also of Rochester. 
Funeral services will be conducted in the home of the sisters, 18 Upton Park, Monday at 8 15 A. M., and at 9 30 o'clock from St. Patrick's church, Victor. Burial will be made in St. Patrick's Cemetery.

The Victor Herald, Victor, NY     Friday,     August 26, 1938        by: Dianne Thomas

Local Happenings:

Miss Elizabeth TOBIN, who has bee ill at her home, is now somewhat better.

Mrs. George GARDINER and daughter, June, were luncheon guests of Mrs. Edward GILLIS and daughter, Gwendolyn, Tuesday. 

Russell O. ADAMS has improved his building on west Main street, the former Moore building, by giving the exterior woodwork a new coat of ivory paint. 

+  Thirty six members of the ALDRIDGE family surprised Terry ALDRIDGE at his home, last Friday evening, when they met there for a picnic supper and sausage roast.

Milton WILCOX and family of Rochester have moved into their new summer home at Cottage City, Canandaigua Lake, which was recently completed by the builders. 

Mrs. Frank COTTON, who underwent an operation for appendicitis in Thompson Memorial hospital in Canandaigua, Wednesday morning, is reported as being in a satisfactory condition.  

Mr. and Mrs. Fred BROWN attended the opening of the completely modernized electrified farm of Nelson R. PEET, two and one half miles east of Webster, last week, Thursday.  Hundreds of people visited the farm that day.  this farm project is one of only four of the kind being conducted through-out the United States at the present time.



Miss Dorothy EWER visited Mrs. Zoe BOUGHTON at Batavia, the past weekend.

Miss Jane SEMANS of Naples has been visiting her uncle, Howard SEAMANS and family. 

Mr. and Mrs. George H. WOOD attend the FOSTER reunion at Roseland, Saturday afternoon.  

Mrs. Nettie CULVER of Rochester is spending some time with her sister, Mrs. C. E. WILCOX and Mr. WILCOX.

Peter DOYLE and family of Fairport, were weekend guests of R. O. WHITNEY and family at Canandaigua Lake. 

Miss Mary Etta WILCOX is spending several days at Canandaigua Lake, with her sister, Mrs. R. C. JOHNSON

Mr. and Mrs. Herbert TILOTSON and family of King's Ferry, were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. William SCHRADER.

Mr. and Mrs. Ray ROSE returned home, Monday, after spending a week in Detroit, Mich., with Dr. and Mrs. N. C. ROSE

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth JOCELYN and family, of Buffalo, have been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew MISNER.

Miss Rhoda ROOT of Long Island is visiting Miss Grace BOWERMAN, who was her classmate at St. Lawrence University.

Bernard HALL was a guest of his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Richard WELLINGTON of Rochester, Saturday night and Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. C. E. WILCOX and daughter, Mary Etta, Mrs. Nettie CULVER and Mrs. Etta BOUGHTON, visited friends in Cortland, Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred SCHRADER and daughter, Dorothy, of Rochester, spent Sunday with Mr. SCHRADER'S parents, Mr. and Mrs. William SCHRADER.

Mr. and Mrs. Elbert W. GARLOCK and son, Alan, spent last Sunday with Principal and Mrs. H. Hugh THOMAS at their cottage on Rushford Lake.

George THORNTON of Oneonta, formerly of Victor, was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph SUGDEN and family, Tuesday night, and called on friends here, Wednesday.  

Mr. and Mrs. George MC CRONE and daughter, Jeanne, of Detroit, visited Mr. MC CRONE'S uncle and aunt, Thomas MC MAHON and Mrs. Frank HANEY, last week. 

Louis & David VAN VOORHEES and Norman PETTIT of North Tonawanda, spent Thursday with Gordon and Lawrence ROOT on their way home from Lake George.

+  The cousins in the LAUDER and BRIGGS families spent last week at the HARRIS cottage on the east side of Canandaigua Lake.  They were chaperoned by their parents. 

Mr. and Mrs. Howard JACOBS and sons, Howard and Floyd, of Albany, spent the first part of the week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Homer JACOBS and brother, Francis.  

+  The Rev. and Mrs. A. C. REHME and son, arrived home Tuesday evening, after a several weeks motor trip, during which time they visited Mr. REHME'S father, Charles F. REHME, at Summittville, Ind. 

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph LORTSCHER entertained Mr. and Mrs. R. O. ADAMS and daughter, Dorothy, and their guests, Mr. and Mrs. Milton KITTLE and family of Grand Rapids, Mich., at dinner Monday evening.

Mrs. Marlon BOWERMAN returned home Sunday, after visiting cousins in Canajoharie and vicinity for a week.  Mr. and Mrs. Brice BOWERMAN, who also spent the weekend there, brought Mrs. BOWERMAN home. 

Rev. and Mrs. George C. VAN ARTDALEN of Gates and Mr. and Mrs. Fred C. SALE, left Wednesday morning, for a trip to the Adirondack mountains, Vermont and Canada.  They plan to return on Monday.

+  The Rev. and Mrs. Nelson L. LOBDELL, Miss Marion F. LOBDELL, Miss Marian E. LOBDELL, Mrs. Ina G. POLHEMUS and her guest, Miss Clara STATESIR, were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. N. H. BLAZEY in Macedon, last Friday. 

Nancy STERNS returned home last week Thursday, after visiting Mrs. Mary BELAU and family at Grand View Beach, Rochester.  Nancy is now visiting Elaine JOHNSON at the Johnson Cottage at Cottage City, Canandaigua Lake.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank W. HILL and daughters, Carolyn and Janice, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, were guests of Mrs. Kate ALDRICH, Monday.  They are now spending a few days with Mrs. HILL'S parents, Mr. and Mrs. HOOK of the Mendon-Honeoye Falls road.




HARRISON - Lyle J. HARRISON for many years a resident of Victor, passed away suddenly, Thursday, August 25, 1938 at the home of his brother in law, Elijah FRANCISCO of Brownville, where he had lived for the past four years.  He would have been 83 years old, the 16th of September.  Members of the family called to him about 5:30 Thursday morning, and when they received no answer, went to his room, where they found that he had passed away.  Mr. HARRISON had been under a physician's care for several weeks.  Besides Mr. FRANCISCO, he is survived by two granddaughters that live in Rochester.  Funeral services will be conducted from the Sale & Cotton Funeral home, Saturday morning at 10 o'clock, with the Rev. Nelson L. LOBDELL officiating.  Burial will be made in the Perinton Cemetery. 


THAYER - George Abram THAYER, who was born at the Thayer homestead in Victor township, 72 years ago, passed away at his home near Phelps, August 12, 1938.  He had been in failing health several months.  Mr. THAYER lived in Victor until 23 years ago, when he moved to a farm near Phelps. He was married 26 years ago to Miss Marion BUTLER of East Bloomfield, who survives him.  Other surviving relatives are a brother, Henry L. THAYER of Rochester and a nephew.  Funeral services were conducted in the home and burial was made in Rice Cemetery, Holcomb, Sunday, August 14th. 

THE VICTOR HERALD    Friday    September 9, 1938   Pg5, col 4            by:  Ron Hanley
Miss Florence O. Cuykendall, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl R. Cuykendall of Rochester, formerly of Victor, became the bride of Richard A. Germann of Rochester, son of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Germann of Binhamton, Saturday afternoon, September 3rd in the Brighton Community Church in Rochester. 
The chapel of the church was decorated with palms and seven branched candleabra with baskets of gladioli. The Rev. Dean S. Bedford, pastor of the church performed the ceremony, and Mrs. William J. Nelson played the wedding music. Henry Cuykendall, brother of the bride, sang preceding the marriage. 
The bride given in marriage by her father, wore a princess gown of white faile fashioned en train and fingertip veil which fell from a tiara of orange blossoms. She carried a shower bouquet of white roses and lilies of the valley. Miss Ruth Cuykendall, sister of the bride, gowned in deep ivory satin trimmed with purple velvet. The best man was Albert Bound of Rochester. The bride's mother was gowned in peasant wine crepe with matching accessories, and a corsage of sunkist roses and scabiosa. 
Following a wedding dinner at the home Dining Rooms on Easter Ave, Rochester, a reception took place in the home of the bride's parents, which was decorated throughout with gladioli dahlias and asters. Those attending the wedding from Victor included Mr. and Mrs. Archie Cuykendall, Howard Cuykendall, Mrs. Grace Farrell and Mrs. Glenn Brake. Miss Marjorie Hunt of Holcomb and Mrs. A. C. Jones of Rochester, both formerly of Victor, also attended the wedding.
 After a trip to Lake Placid, Adirondacks and Catskills, Mr. and Mrs. Germann will be at home at 175 Oriole Street, Rochester.

THE VICTOR HERALD  Friday  September 16, 1938      Page 5, col 4      by: Ron Hanley
Mrs. Nellie Barry Donoghue, formerly of Victor, entered into rest at her home in Rochester, Saturday, September 10, 1938. 
She is survived by three sons, the Rev. W. J. Donoghue, a major in the United States army, located at Fort Ethan Allen, Vermont, Clem and Bernard Donoghue and a daughter, Mrs. Edward J. Welch, all of Rochester, a sister, Mrs. William Lyons, three brothers, Richard, Michael and Jack Barry, all of Victor, three grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services took place from the home, Tuesday morning, and from Holy Rosary church in Rochester. Final tribute was paid at the grave in St. Bridget's cemetery, East Bloomfield, by a firing squad from Canandaigua Post, American Legion Burial Corps, at committal services for Mrs. Donoghue.

Victor Herald, Victor, NY               Friday,           October 21, 1938              by: Dianne Thomas

Wedding Bells:

BENNETT - PARELLO -  The marriage of Miss Jennie PARELLO, daughter of Mrs. Mary PARELLO of Victor, and Orsen BENNETT, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carey BENNETT of Victor, took place Saturday morning, October 15th, at 9 o'clock in Mount Carmel church, Rochester.  The bride who was given in marriage by her brother, Joseph PARELLO, wore a gown of white satin en train, and a long lace veil.  She carried a bouquet of white gardenias.  Miss Mamie PARELLO, her sister's only attendant,  wore an aqua gown and silver accessories.  She carried Tailsman roses.  The best man was her brother, Joseph.  The ceremony was followed by a wedding breakfast and a reception at the home of the bride's mother.  On their return from a trip to Niagara Falls and Canada, Mr. and Mrs. BENNETT will reside at 235 Center street, Canandaigua.  

LUDWIG - KING - The marriage of Mrs. Elsie KING of Williamsport, Pa., and Charles M. LUDWIG of Victor, took place Saturday afternoon, October 15th, at 4 o'clock in the Pine Street Methodist Episcopal church in Williamsport.  The bride wore a slate blue traveling suit, white gloves, hat with short veil and shoes to match.  Her corsage was of white gardenias, pompoms and white rosebuds.  (cut off)



Dr. E. T. SHARP attended a Dental Society meeting at Bath, Thursday. 

Mrs. William GARRETT of Canandaigua visited Mr. and Mrs. Willard EWER, Tuesday. 

Fred BROWN left Tuesday morning for Norwalk, Ohio, where he was called on business.  

Miss Margaret MILLER of Iona Station, Ontario, Canada, was a recent guest of Mr. and Mrs. John SAXBY.  

Miss Blanche MILLER of Buffalo was a weekend guest of Mrs. G. SPEARS and daughter, Miss Dorothy SPEARS.  

Mr. and Mrs. G. E. TERRY of Marion visited their daughter, Mrs. R. W. MARTIN and family, last Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Harold C. VOKE of Chili visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin CARPENTER, last Sunday. 

Miss Lucille BEAL who teaches in Atlanta, visited her mother, Mrs. Terry ALDRIDGE and family, the past weekend.

Mrs. Jennie VANDERBILT of Rensselaer spent the weekend with her daughter, Mrs. Clayton SHUFELT, and Mr. SHUFELT

Mr. and Mrs. Flor MAHANEY of Scottsville visited Mrs. MAHANEY'S brother, James HALL and family, last Saturday. 

+  The W. G. LANE house on West Main street, occupied by Thomas BARRY and family, has received a new dress of white paint. 

Gerald RYAN of New York City is spending two weeks vacation with his mother, Mrs. Mary RYAN and sister, Miss Theresa RYAN

Mr. and Mrs. Forest GARDNER and Miss Elsie WENDELL of East Avon were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Winfred NELSON

Mrs. William G. LANE was a guest of her sister, Mrs. W. W. WATERMAN & her brother, George W. PUDDY of Rochester, a part of last week.

Miss Virginia MEAD, a student at Brockport Normal School, visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. MEAD and family over the weekend.

+  Principal R. W. MARTIN, Robert BELKNAP and Clayton SHUFELT attended a dinner of the Schoolmasters' Club at the Canandaigua Hotel, Tuesday evening .

Mr. and Mrs. John K. HILL left Monday morning for the South.  They plan on making the trip by (cut off) 

THE VICTOR HERALD                  November 4, 1938        Pg 3, col  1      by: Ron Hanley
Mrs. Mary L. Neenan, 63 years old, wife of Edward Neenan, died at Thompson Memorial Hospital, Canandaigua, Friday night. Mrs. Neenan had been at the hospital for the past three weeks following a major operation and her death occurred very unexpectedly. 
She was born here, the daughter of John W. and Catherine Kiley Toomey, and except for a few years in childhood spent in West Bloomfield, had always resided here. 
Besides her husband she leaves three sons, Supervisor Walter E., James W., and Lewis A. Neenan, two sisters, Miss M. Belle Toomey, and Mrs. Timothy Sullivan of this place, two brothers, Walter E. Toomey of East Bloomfield, and William S. Toomey of Kokomo, Ind.    Funeral services were held Wednesday morning from St. Bridget's church, Rev. George W. Doud celebrated the funeral mass.  Interment was made in St. Bridget's Cemetery.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Monday  November 5, 1938   3  by: Ron Hanley
Vicinity Deaths  -  Mrs. Bert Ketcham 
SHORTSVILLE - Mrs. Bert Ketcham, 62, died this morning at her home in Port Gibson.
She leaves besides her husband, Bert Ketcham, two brothers, Ellery Worran, [Warren],of Canandaigua and Vernon Worran [Warren], of Farmington, two sisters, Mrs. Ernest Turner, of Farmington and Mrs. J. Smith, of East Bloomfield.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 o'clock from the home with interment at Boughton Hill Cemetery, Victor.

THE VICTOR HERALD     Friday    November 18, 1938      Pg 5,col 2     by: Ron Hanley
The remains of Mrs. Anna R. Dyer will be interred in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Victor, Saturday, following funeral services from
her late home in Rochester, and from Holy Rosary church in that city.
Mrs. Dyer, who passed away, Wednesday, November 16th, 1938, is survived by two daughters, Margaret M. Flynn and Mrs. Walter W. Rogers, a son, Lawrence J. Dyer, a sister, Mary E. Ryan, two brothers, Edward M. and Patrick J. Ryan, and one grandson.

THE VICTOR HERALD     Friday     December 16, 1938      Pg  5, col  4                by: Ron Hanley    
Bartholomew V. Keefe, a native of Victor, died in Rochester, December 10, 1938, after a brief illness.  He was born here May 5, 1875, a son of the late Maurice and Ellen Mead Keefe. 
On June 19, 1901, he was married to Belle O'Neil, also a native of Victor, who at that time lived in Canandaigua. For some years after their marriage, Mr. and Mrs. Keefe lived in Corning. They moved to Rochester, 23 years ago, and have since resided at 43 Lenox street in that city. They had three children. 
Besides his widow, Mr. Keefe is survived by his son and daughters, Kenneth M. Keefe of New York City, Laura M. Keefe of Floral
Park, L. I., and Mrs. Erwin H. Luce of Rochester, by a grandson, Thomas Luce, two brothers, John and Emmett of Victor, three sisters, Mrs. M. J. DeLacey of Rochester, Mrs. J. M. McMahon and Mrs. A. L. Feefe of Fairport. Funeral services were conducted in St. Monica's church in Rochester, Tuesday morning. Burial was made in St. Patrick's cemetery in Victor.

The Victor Herald, Victor, NY     Friday,     December 16, 1938    by: Dianne Thomas

Local Happenings:

Harry OLNEY, who is in the Thompson Memorial hospital in Canandaigua, is reported to be improving nicely.

Mrs. Andrew WOLFE and son, Roger Earl, came home from the Thompson Memorial hospital in Canandaigua, Monday.

Mrs. Donald VAN VOORHIS and son, Donald Eugene, came home from the Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, last Saturday.

Carl E. WHITE, son of Mrs. Florence WHITE, who had an operation at the General Hospital in Rochester a week ago, is expected home by Christmas.

Mrs. Lena KNAAK, who underwent a serious operation at the Madsen hospital in Honeoye Falls, last Saturday, is reported in a satisfactory condition. 

Edward B. PHILLIPS, who underwent an operation in the Thompson Memorial hospital, in Canandaigua, Saturday, is reported in a very satisfactory condition. 

Ralph HAWKINS is now able to be out of doors after suffering from an attack of pneumonia.  He is greatly improved but is not yet able to do heavy work.

R. O. WHITNEY came home from the Strong Memorial hospital in Rochester, Thursday, and is making good progress toward recovery following a recent operation.

Esther FARRELL has been confined to her home on East Main street for several days past, suffering from a severe cold, but is much improved and is now able to be downstairs.

Truman TOURJE returned home from the Thompson Memorial hospital in Canandaigua, Tuesday.  He is making good progress toward recovery, following an operation about two weeks ago.

Mr. and Mrs. Vernon J. WARREN wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ruth Alice, to Sterling FLATT of Cortland, NY.  The wedding will take place in the early Summer. 

Mrs. Anna TOBIN, who has been in the Thompson Memorial hospital in Canandaigua, for about 2 weeks, because of injuries received in a fall, is making a good recovery and plans to return home within a few days.

Mr. and Mrs. George H. WOOD of Victor entertained at a dinner party, Sunday, in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Carlton TIERNEY of Penn Yan.  Mrs. TIERNEY is the former Grace FERGUSON, who is a niece of Mrs. WOOD.  She was married to Mr. TIERNEY, Saturday, November 12th.



Mrs. O E. TERRY of Marion visited her daughter, Mrs. R. W. MARTIN and family, Wednesday.

Dr. E. T. SHARP attended the Geneva Dental Society meeting at Geneva Country Club, Monday night.

Jack HALL of Rochester was a guest of his brother, James HALL and family, from Friday until Monday morning. 

Mr. and Mrs. Warren SPIKE and son, Robert, and daughter, Lauretta, were Sunday callers on Miss Sara HARRINGTON and Miss Mary L. DRAPER.  

H. W. TOURJE of Rome, was at his home in Victor and also visited his son, Truman, at the Thompson Memorial hospital in Canandaigua, the past weekend. 

Miss Grace CALKINS, a student at Buffalo State Teachers' College, arrives today (Friday) to spend the Christmas holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.. R. Marsh CALKINS

Alice BRADY, a student in Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Va., is expected to arrive Sunday morning to spend the holiday recess with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John J. BRADY and family.  




ELLSWORTH - William P. ELLSWORTH entered into rest at the home of his son, James B. ELLSWORTH, on Walton road, Palmyra, Sunday, December 11, 1938.  Besides his son, he is survived by two daughters, Hazel WALTON of Geneva and Hilda WALTON of Palmyra; two brothers, Lincoln and Frank of Fairport; two sisters, Mrs. Jennie BLAZEY and Mrs. Lettie BORTLE, both of Victor; seven grandchildren.  Funeral services took place from a funeral home in Fairport, Tuesday afternoon, with the Rev. H. R. SAUNDERS officiating. Burial was made in Perinton Center cemetery.  


BROOMFIELD - Thorn C. BROOMFIELD of Shortsville, passed away Thursday, December 15, 1938.  He is survived by his wife, Florence Cook BROOMFIELD; a daughter, Olive; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin J. BROOMFIELD of Canandaigua; a sister, Mrs. John S. WOOLSTON of Victor; a brother, Howard BROOMFIELD of Canandaigua.  Funeral services will take place from the home of John S. WOOLSTON, Saturday afternoon at 2 pm with the Rev. A. C. REHME officiating.  Burial will be made in Woodlawn cemetery, Canandaigua.


POWER - Funeral services for Mrs. Mary E. POWER, 77, widow of John POWER, who died Tuesday, at her home in Gorham street, were held Thursday morning from St. Mary's church.  Survivors are one son, Henry S. PENTONEY of Buffalo; two sisters, Miss Katherine MORRIS of Victor and Miss Sara A. MORRIS of Chicago; also four grandchildren.  



Citation for Probate of Will - The people of the State of New York, by the Grace of God, Free and Independent,

To Mary RYAN, Ann Marie HEALEY, Richard HILLIARD, Joseph HILLIARD and Catherine HILLIARD.  

Whereas, William F. HILLIARD of the Village of Victor, County of Ontario, NY, has petitioned the Surrogate's Court of our County of Ontario to have a certain instrument in writing, relating to both real and personal property, duly proved as the last will and testament of Kathryn J. HILLIARD, late of the Village of Victor in the County of Ontario and State of New York, deceased:

Therefore, you and each of you are hereby cited to show cause before the Surrogate's Office in the city of Canandaigua, in said county of Ontario, on the 9th day of January 1939, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon of that day, why the said last will and testament should not be admitted to probate as a will of real and personal property. 

THE VICTOR HERALD     Friday     December 30, 1938        Pg 5, col 2        by: Ron Hanley
 OBITUARY       Tobin 
Mrs. Elizabeth Hinch Tobin, widow of Cornelius Tobin, died at her home on East Main Street, Tuesday, December 27, 1938, aged 75 years.   Mrs. Tobin had been in poor health for some time, and had been confined to her bed for about ten days, suffering from a weakening of the heart.  Elizabeth Hinch was born in Mendon and was married in Victor about 40 years ago to Cornelius Tobin of this village, who died in March 1912. Her life, since her marriage, had been spent in Victor, and many friends here held her in high esteem. The surviving relatives are a daughter, Elizabeth, of Victor, who is now in Rochester under treatment for arthritis, three sons, Raymond of Rochester, Edward of Houston, Texas, and Vernon of Victor, a sister, Mrs. Mary Guinan of Rochester, and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services took place Friday morning, from the home at 8:30 and from St. Patrick's church at 9 o'clock. Interment was made in St. Patrick's cemetery.
 Pg 5, col  3
Personal -   Miss Katherine Turner, a student at the college of New Rochelle, is spending the Holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Turner. She will resume her studies January 4th.

The Victor Herald, Victor, NY     Friday,     December 16, 1938    by: Dianne Thomas

Car Hits Truck and Trees on East Main - A car occupied by four men alleged to be under the influence of liquor, struck a truck near the M. A. SMITH residence on East Main street, Saturday night and then hit several trees before it came to a halt.  The driver was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated and his companions on a charge of public intoxication.  The were given a hearing before Justice A. CUYKENDALL, an demanded a trial by jury, which was set for a later date. 

Miss Nettie VAIL dies in Worcester - R. W. G. VAIL has notified friends here of the death of his aunt, Miss Nettie VAIL, who had made here home with him in Worcester, Mass., for a number of years.  Miss VAIL was over 90 years old and will be remembered here as a sister of the late James G. VAIL, who lived in Victor many years.  Her remains were taken to Romulus, her former home, for burial. 

The Victor Herald, Victor, NY     Friday,     December 30, 1938    by: Dianne Thomas


Local Happenings:

Mrs. M. J. MORRIS was confined to her bed during the Christmas holidays.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred CLOVER were Sunday breakfast guests of their son, Warren CLOVER and family. 

Mr. and Mrs. Fred CLOVER plan to entertain Mr. and Mrs. Raymond CLOVER and family and Mr. and Mrs. Warren CLOVER and family on New Years' Day. 

Mr. and Mrs. Frank EWER and daughter, Dorothy, plan to entertain at a family dinner New Years' Day. 

Mr. and Mrs. J. A. LAUDER entertained at dinner, Tuesday evening, in honor of their son, Donald's 19th birthday.  Eight of his boy cousins were present.

Miss Elizabeth M. OSBORNE entertained a group of ladies at a dessert luncheon, Tuesday afternoon.  Each one attending participated in the reading of a play. 

+  Among real estate deeds recently recorded, is a transfer from John C. MC MAHON to Ontario county for a small piece of land which was needed in a bridge project at East Victor, last fall.  

Mrs. Lena KNAAK, who has been in the Madsen hospital in Honeoye Falls for about three weeks, is expected to return to the home of her daughter, Mrs. Carl NEMITZ and family, this weekend.



Ralph BUTLER is spending this week in Chicago.

Rev. James TISCHER of Moravia visited relatives in Victor during the holidays. 

Mrs. Mary PUTNEY of Rochester visited her niece, Mrs. Joseph LORTSCHER and family the past week.

Mr. and Mrs. William BUNCE and son, Billie, of Seneca Falls, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank LOGAN, Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. N. B. BAKER and family and N. A. BAKER spent Christmas Day with Mr. and Mrs. N. Ralph BAKER

Mr. and Mrs. Brice MARCHAND of Rochester spent Christmas night with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. j. MORRIS of Mertensia.

Mr. and Mrs. Bert MC CLOSKEY were guests of her sister, Mrs. Herbert CRIPPEN and family, in Scottsville, Christmas Day.

Miss Alice MC CARTHY spent the Christmas holidays with Mr. and Mrs. John E. HILLIARD and son Edward, at Lynnbrook, Long Island.

Mr. and Mrs. N. Benson BAKER and family spent Christmas Eve with Mrs. BAKER'S brother, Glenn RUGG and family, in Ontario.

Mr. and Mrs. David JONES and son of Jerseyshore, Pa., visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George BAILEY and family the past weekend. 

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen BARRY of Canandaigua were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph BUTLER and Mr. and Mrs. Charles STRONG, Christmas Day.

Harold BUTTON, physical instructor at Clifton Springs High School, is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl BUTTON during the holiday recess.

Mr. and Mrs. Leslie G. LOOMIS & family motored to Syracuse Thursday evening, for a supper party at the home of her brother, Gerald TRUE.  

Mrs. Charlotte WELLS of Canandaigua, arrived Monday afternoon, to spend a few days with Mr. and Mrs.. Winfred NELSON and daughter, Beatrice NELSON.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred CLOVER and Mr. and Mrs. Warren CLOVER and daughters, Doris and Barbara, were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur NEWMAN of Mertensia road.

Miss Lucille BEAL, teacher at Atlanta and Willis BEAL, a student at Hobart college in Geneva, are spending the holidays with their mother, Mrs. Terry ALDRIDGE and family. 

Dr. and Mrs. Carl B. SMITH visited relatives in Gouverneur during the holidays.  They returned home Monday, bringing Carl E. BUTTON from Syracuse where he and his family were visiting. 

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth MILNER, the Misses Sally, Mary and Margaret MORRIS and Edwin PASCH, all of Rochester, spent the Christmas holiday with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. J. MORRIS of Mertensia. 

Mrs. Clara BREWSTER was a guest of her daughter, Mrs. George GRINNELL and Mr. GRINNELL, Sunday.  Mr. and Mrs. Charles SCHRADER and three children were also guests of Mr. and Mrs. GRINNELL.

+ Mr. and Mrs. John SULLIVAN and daughter, Mary Katherine, of Dayton, Ohio, were guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph MC CARTHY and Mrs. Katherine SULLIVAN of East Bloomfield, during the holidays.

Charles SALE and daughter, Josephine, Albert SALE, Miss Camilla SALE, Clarence BRIZEE, Mr. and Mrs. Robert SALE and son ALLEN, were entertained at Christmas dinner Sunday, (cut off)

Mr. and Mrs. Clayton SHUFEIT were guests of cousins in Rochester, Christmas Day.

Ernest BROWN visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. N. BROWN in Mayfield, during the Christmas holidays.

Mr. and Mrs. Lewis BLELER and son, Robert and Jack, spent Monday with Mr. and Mrs. Roy SHUTTE in Bristol.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank FORSYTH of Holcomb were Christmas Day gests of their daughter, Mrs. C. Howard GREEN and family.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. BAILEY and family spent Christmas Day with her sister, Mrs. Maxwell SECOR in family, in Wayland.

Mr. and Mrs. Leon SMITH and family and Mr. and Mrs. John SAXBY and family were Christmas Day guests of Mr. and Mrs. Milton SMITH.  

Mrs. Mary BENSON and Miss Norma OLNEY left Saturday to spend the holiday vacation with Dr. and Mrs. Roy A. OLNEY and sons in Ithaca.

Mr. and Mrs. R. B. TAYLOR and daughter, Pauline, visited Mr. and Mrs. Howard RICHARDSON and Elias RICHARDSON during the Christmas holidays.

Mr. and Mrs. Elbert W. GARLOCK and son, Allan, were Christmas dinner guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William GARLOCK in Port Gibson, Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. Edgar LYONS and family of Rochester were guests of Mrs. Mary LYNAUGH and family, Sunday.  Mrs. LYNAUGH had as her guest Monday, Mrs. E. MC CARTHY of Rochester.

Mr. and Mrs. J. GUGELMAN and Mrs.. Elizabeth REINHARD of Rochester were  Christmas Day guests of Mr. and Mrs. Homer JACOB and son, Francis.   Mr. GUGELMAN is Mrs. JACOB'S brother.

Mr. and Mrs. Carl D. SMITH visited Mr. SMITH'S mother and sister, Mrs. M. A. HARRIS and Miss Mildred HARRIS in Perry, from Saturday evening until Monday morning.  Perry's Main street was beautifully lighted and decorated for the holidays. 

Mr. and Mrs. Charles HAWKINS and family of Buffalo and Allen HAWKINS of Troy, visited the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. G. HAWKINS, Monday.  Allen and Charles HAWKINS left Tuesday morning for Syracuse to attend the School Principals' convention, which was in session there Tuesday through Thursday.  Mrs. Charles HAWKINS is now visiting her relatives in Rochester.  

John C. VANDEBROOKE, for many years a resident of Victor, has been in the Methodist hospital in Des Moines, Iowa, because of a severe cold from which it was feared that pneumonia would develop.  Mr. VANDEBROOKE now makes his home with his son, Karl VANDEBROOKE and family.  Friends have received information Tuesday, that Mr. VANDEBROOKE was much improved and that he was expected to return to his son's home at 2811 School street, Des Moines, on Thursday. 

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