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1950 - 1951

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  THE VICTOR HERALD     Friday    January 27, 1950      Pg8, col 3         by: Ron Hanley
 
Cheshire -  W. Everett Douglass, who has been quite ill since last week Thursday night, is somewhat improved. Callers at the Douglass home on Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Fisk, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Douglass and daughter, Diane, all of Rochester, and Hames Douglass of Canandaigua.

THE VICTOR HERALD        Friday        February 17, 1950       Pg 1, col 2       by: Ron Hanley
 
Services Held For Albert L. Keefe, Fairport Merchant
 
Albert L. Keefe of 84 West Church street, Fairport, died at his home, February 10, 1950, after three days illness.
He is survived by his wife, Johanna and one daughter, Mrs. Earl Graham of Rochester, two brothers, William and Edward, both of Victor, one granddaughter, several nieces and nephews.
 Mr. Keefe was born in Farmington and spent his early life there. After his marriage to Miss Johanna Keefe of Victor, he moved to Fairport and became a feed and seed dealer, located on North Main street.
Services were held at the Church of the Assumption in Fairport on Tuesday morning. Interment in St. Patrick's cemetery in Victor.

THE VICTOR HERALD      Friday     March 17, 1950      Front Page, col 3     by: Ron Hanley
 
Broderick  Rites  On  Monday 
Funeral services for the late John Broderick, 19, who was killed early Thursday morning on route 31 near Macedon in a head on collision with the trailer truck, will be held at 8 Monday morning from the Joseph Broderick funeral home in Rochester. A service at 9 will be held in St. Patrick's church, Macedon, and burial will be made in Palmyra cemetery. 
Mr. Broderick is well known here. He was graduated from Victor Central school in 1948. He leaves his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Broderick, two sisters, Shirley and Patricia, two brothers, Earl Jr., and Howard, and his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Jennie Broderick.

THE VICTOR HERALD         Friday               April 7, 1950           Pg 5, col 2        by: Ron Hanley
 
Mrs. Prosser Given Going Away Presents
 
The Gardner class and the W. C. T. U. met at the home of Mrs. Adelaide Rose, Tuesday, April 4, for a going away party for Mrs. Nettie Prosser, who is leaving for California with Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Prosser for an extended visit. A tureen supper was served at 6:30. Mrs. Adelaide Rose heading the supper committee. A total of 32 were seated at the tables. A brief business meeting followed. Mrs. Marion Bowerman presided. Mrs. Mary Wheeler from the W. C. T. U. presented to Mrs. Prosser two books. Mrs. Marion Bowerman from the Gardner class, presented a traveling bag and a few small gifts. Mrs. Prosser responded in a few well chosen words. 
Mrs. Etta Boughton presented the program, Solo, Mrs. Helen Johnson, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, Mrs. Rhode, Women of the Bible, Jochebed, Hannah, Huldah, Mary and Martha, Alice Power, a reading, A Legend of the Spanish Moss, Miss Bailey, an original story, founded on names of members of her class, solo, Love's Own Sweet Song, Mrs. Helen
Johnson. All enjoyed visiting.

THE VICTOR HERALD          Friday      May 12, 1950         Pg 1, col  6        by: Ron Hanley

 

Auto Crash Fatal to Howard Brady

Death came suddenly to Howard Richard Brady, Maple Avenue, 23, early Sunday morning, May 7, 1950, as the result of an automobile accident which occurred at the curve on the Victor-Macedon road, where Phillips road joins it. He was alone when his car left the road and overturned.

Mr. Brady was born in Victor, April 28, 1927, the son of Mrs. John Brady and the late Mr. Brady. He was a member of the 1945 class at Victor Central School.
After serving in the U. S. Army for one and a half years, he attended college at Sampson for two years. He started working for Samuel Sloan and Co., Rochester, two weeks ago. He was a member of St. Patrick's church, Victor, the Holy Name Society and James E. Cook Post, American Legion.
The survivors besides his mother are two brothers and two sisters, John D. of Laurel, MD., Paul E., M. Eileen, Alice V., all of
Victor.   Services were held Wednesday morning from the Tischer Funeral  home, and St. Patrick's church. Interment was in St. Patrick's cemetery, Victor.

Same paper & Page:

Miss Margaret Keefe To Wed
Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Keefe announce the engagement of their daughter, Margaret Eileen, to Edward Ziegler, son of Mrs. Marion
Ziegler, Rochester. The marriage will take place May 30, at St. Patrick's church, Victor.

 THE VICTOR HERALD    Friday     June 9, 1950      Pg 5, col 5          by: Ron Hanley
 
Barry Rites Held In Owego
 
Alfred E. Barry of Owego, 66, died suddenly June 1, 1950, from a cerebral hemorrhage. He had finished work at 2 a. m. and was found an hour later in his room at the North Rose hotel in Binghamton, where he was employed. He had been in perfect health. 
Mr. Barry was the son of Richard and Hannah Minehan Barry, of Victor, born May 12, 1884 in the Barry homestead on Cherry street. He spent his boyhood days in Victor, attended Victor High school, and at the age of about 20 he established his residence in Owego, and has lived there since that time. Mrs. Barry was the former Miss Alida Bouquet of Owego. 
He was an automobile salesman for many years, and at the time of his death was employed at the North Rose hotel at Binghamton. He was a member of St. Patrick's church, Owego. 
Survivors are his wife, three sons, Gerald, who is stationed at Atlantic City in the Air Corps, Donald and Alfred E. of Binghamton, five sisters, Mrs. Mary Mcmahon, Mrs. Lillian Wilson and Mrs. Margaret O'Dea, all of Victor, Mrs. Elizabeth Lancer of Canandaigua, and Mrs. Theresa Feeney of Rochester, five brothers, Stephen and Ambrose of Canandaigua, Francis of Rochester, Thomas and Clement of Victor, four grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services were held Monday at 8:30 at the Esty Funeral home, and at 9 a. m. at St. Patrick's church, Owego, Rev. Father Hogan and Rev. Father Stein, officiating. Interment in Owego cemetery.

The Livingston Republican                  Thursday                  July 20, 1950                      by: Dianne Thomas  

Funeral services for Mark C. Haney of Rochester were held on Wednesday, July 12, from the Jeffreys' funeral chapel in Rochester.  He left a niece, Mrs. William Dillman of Livonia. Interment was in Boughton Hill cemetery.

THEY REACHED THE CITY IN THE REQUIRED TIME AND WIN THE WAGER        by: Ron Hanley

 Lewis Andrews and Howard W. Laws of this city who started to walk to San Francisco on September 17, 1899, arrived there on March 11.  They had an interesting time on their trip.  Howard W. Laws was a bookkeeper in the lumber department of the Harlan and Hollingsworth Company and having a desire to travel persuaded Lewis Andrews, a friend of his, to accompany him on a trip across the continent, but as they were short of funds, three friends tried to dissuade them from attempting the trip. This led to a wager between two prominent men of this town. 

Laws and Andrews started from Wilmington, Del., on September 17, 1899, with 10 dollars each to go to San Francisco, Cal., and have 100 dollars each after paying all traveling expenses.  They went from Wilmington to Harrisburg and at this place, they procured soldier's uniforms, and fell into line with a company of troops who were bound for the Philippines. They rode 800 miles before they were detected and put off the train. 
They then went to St. Louis, Mo., where both secured work. Andrews worked in a dental works and Laws joined a theatrical company which  was playing in St. Louis.  The company, after finishing its engagement in St. Louis, went to New York.  Laws wanted to go West, so he left the company. He and Andrews then engaged in the Japanese flower business and were successful.  They stayed in St. Louis four months. 
By hard work and economy they saved 200 dollars between them.  They went to Kansas City about the 1st of February, 1900.  Then to Denver, then to Salt Lake City and Ogden, Utah.  They crossed the Great Desert and, spending some time with the Mormons, arrived at San Francisco, Cal., March 11 1900, over a week ahead of their allotted time and having in their possession 208 dollars between them.
 
 
THE VICTOR HERALD Friday July 28, 1950  Front Page  COL  2 and 3
 
Photo Accompanies Article this caption: 
Visiting after 52 years   In 1898 Lewis Andrews left the family homestead in the Chapin area and journeyed westward to California and the Pacific Northwest. He is now back again for his first visit in Ontario county in 52 years. In the above photo he is shown left chatting with his brother, Arthur Andrews, well known area farmer.

 

 

Lewis Andrews Home After 52 Years Stay in West and Hawaii 

Fifty two years ago Lewis Andrews left the family farm north of Canandaigua on the Andrews road, and departed for California and the West. He was then a young man of 22. Now he is back visiting his brother, Arthur Andrews for the first time after his long, half century absence. 

He recalls that it too him 14 days to make the trip to San Francisco. His return trip early this month took ten hours by plane.
He flew to New York and then came the rest of the way by train. Almost immediately he was aware that 52 years can bring a lot of changes. Officials in Grand Central terminal in New York had never heard of Chapin when he tried to buy his ticket. After exhausted search through timetables it was discovered to be a flag stop. Mr. Andrews says this was a shock to him. He recalled well when 17 of the 20 daily trains in 1899 on the Auburn line halted at Chapin. 
The countryside, Mr. Andrews says, looks as picturesque as ever. He has been in California, the Pacific Northwest, Hawaii and Alaska, but nowhere, he claims, is the landscape more striking than here. 
The home farm has, of course, changed. His father and mother, Herman and Esther Andrews, are both dead. So are many of his brothers and sisters. In fact Arthur Andrews, who is two years older, and he are the last two in the family. The brick school house down the road which he attended has gone, and has been replaced by the white frame school building which today's younger generation is attending. 
His brother, Arthur, was unmarried when he left home in 98. Now there are three children and ten grandchildren. Mrs. Arthur Andrews is the former Helen VanGelder, member of a strong and pleasant neighboring family. 
Both Lewis and Arthur Andrews have retained their vigor remarkably. Lewis Andrews at 74 has an ample shock of brown hair and a keen, active manner. Arthur Andrews at 76 is a strong, vigorous man. 
Mr. Andrews has seen a good deal of the world since he left home. He was in Alaska during the Klondike days, and saw men load bars of solid gold on ships and stack it on the open deck. He was in Siberia in the first years of this century assisting in the opening of a trading post. For 15 years he resided in Hawaii where he was engaged in the roofing business. He thinks Honolulu is a most appealing city, but says that anyone can acquire real laziness there. For the past 18 years he has been in San Francisco. Much of the time he has worked for the army post office.  
His plans for the future are uncertain. He may stay in the East, or if there is war he may go back to his old job. He is now retired.  I can do about as I want to he says. I have no family and I have had the wanderlust for years, and I may want to wander some more.

THE VICTOR HERALD     Friday    July 28, 1950      Front Page, col 2           by: Ron Hanley
 Miss Barry To Wed Aug. 12 
Invitations have been issued to the wedding of Miss Marion J. Barry, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clement Barry of West Main Street, and Eugene J. Zumbo, son of Mrs. Rose Zumbo, School Street. The wedding will take place at 9 o'clock Saturday morning, August 12, at St. Patrick's Church, Victor.  A wedding breakfast will be served in the home of the bridegroom's mother, Mrs. Zumbo, and during the afternoon a reception will be held at the Victor Legion Home.

THE VICTOR HERALD     Friday     August 4, 1950      Pg 8            by: Ron Hanley

 RECENT BRIDE -   Mrs. Frank R. Bily, who was the former Miss Mary Lee Herendeen, was married July 22, at the Bristol Valley Congregational church. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas G. Herendeen of New York City.  Mr. and Mrs. Bily have now returned from their wedding trip and are residing in Buffalo. (picture in paper)

Victor Herald,  Victor, NY         Friday,     Aug 4, 1950    Pg. 8   by: Dianne Thomas  

Invitations Out For BOWEN-DATHE Wedding

Invitations have been issued for the wedding of Miss Renee DATHE, daughter of Herman O. DATHE and the late Mrs. DATHE, of Hillsdale, NJ, to Richard Hyde BOWEN, son of the Rev. and Mrs. Richard H. BOWEN, Park place.  The wedding will take place in the Williamsville Methodist church at 5 pm, August 19. 

THE VICTOR HERALD    Friday      August 18, 1950      Front Page, col  6 by: Ron Hanley

Miss Marion Barry Bride of Eugene Zumbo     -    Late Summer Ceremony on Saturday 

In the St. Patrick's Church on Saturday morning, August 12, 1950, at 9 o'clock, Miss Marion J. Barry, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clement W. Barry, of West Main Street, Victor, N.Y., and Eugene J. Zumbo, son of Mrs. Rose Zumbo of School Street, Victor, were united in marriage.   Gladiolus and spring flowers made a beautiful setting for the ceremony which was performed by the Rev. E. Joseph Easer
Preceding the ceremony Mrs. Elizabeth Kocher acted as organist and Mr. Richard Abraham, cousin of the bride, sang "Ave Maria" and "O Lord I am not Worthy". 
The bride was charmingly attired in a white satin gown with chantilly lace, a fingertip veil of French illusion caught to a bonnet shaped to her piece of satin and Chantilly lace. She carried a white orchid and lilies of the valley on a white prayer book. 
The matron of honor, Mrs. Elizabeth Zumbo, wore white frosted organdy over nile green with a matching picture hat of nile green. The bridesmaids were Miss Janet Canning in white frosted organdy over yellow with matching picture hat and Miss Ann O'Dea in white frosted organdy over orchid with matching picture hat. All attendants carried old fashioned bouquets of rose buds. 
Mr. Zumbo chose Jack Garfono, his nephew from California, for his best man, and his ushers were Peter Zumbo, his brother and Anthony Catalano, his brother-in-law. 
The bride's mother wore a navy blue chiffon with matching accessories of blue and white, while the groom's mother wore black crepe with matching accessories, both wore corsages of white carnations.  About 250  guests attended the reception at the Victor Legion Home, coming from California, Rochester, Manchester, Washington, D.C., and Victor. 
Following a week's wedding trip through the Adirondack Mountains, the couple will reside temporarily at the home of the bride's parents.  Prenuptial events were variety showers given by Mrs. William O'Dea and Miss Ann O'Dea, Mrs. Rose Zumbo and Mrs. Lena Catalano, Mrs. Elizabeth Zumbo and Mrs. Lucille Doran. 
The bride was a graduate from Victor Central School in 1948 and is now employed as secretary at the Cotton Agency Inc., while the groom was a graduate of the same institution in 1947, and is employed at the Victor Insulators, Inc.

The Victor Herald, Victor, NY    Friday    Aug 18, 1950             by: Dianne Thomas  

+  Son is Born - A son, was born to Mr. and Mrs. George KLAFEHN of Rochester at the Strong Memorial hospital on August 15.  Mrs. KLAFEHN was formerly Miss Shirley CONCANNON of Victor.

 

+  To Be Bride (picture) -  Miss Barbara Lois GARLOCK, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Vincent GARLOCK of West Main street, will become the bride of Joseph SULLIVAN, son of Mrs. Margaret SULLIVAN, East Main street, on Sept. 16th. 

 

+ Robert TOTMAN Takes Bride In Phelps - A pretty summer wedding took place in the First Presbyterian church in Phelps, Saturday, when Miss Shirley Eleanor PECK, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. S. PECK of the Geneva-Lyons road, became the bride of Robert Weston TOTMAN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester E. TOTMAN, of the Fort Hill road.  Mr. TOTMAN will teach agriculture in the Victor Central school.  The double ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. Kenneth CROSS of Mars, Pa., before the altar decorated with baskets of various colors of gladioli.  the church was decorated by Mrs. Henry BENNETT, sister of the bride, who also provided the glads.  Soloist was Floyd TOTMAN, brother of the bridegroom.  He sang "Because", "The Lord's Prayer" and "I Love Thee.".  The organist was Mrs. M. T. VITTUMS of Geneva. 

The bride given in marriage by her father, whore a white dotted swiss dress with a finger tip veil.  She carried a bouquet of white gladioli and sweet peas.  Her maid of honor, Miss Doris GERNAN of Rochester, wore a dress of green dotted swiss.  The bridesmaid was Miss Gertrude TOTMAN of Rochester, sister of the bridegroom.  She wore yellow dotted swiss.  They both wore matching hats and carried baskets of mixed garden flowers.  Flower girl was Donna BENNETT, niece of the bride.  She wore pink dotted swill and carried a basket of mixed garden flowers.  Best man was Donald ANTHONY of Albany, a college classmate of the bridegroom.  Ushers were Charles ROOKE of Lyons and Robert PECK, brother of the bride.  

A reception for 125 guests was held in the home of the bride's parents.  Guests were present from Flint, Mich; Lyons, Schenectady, Buffalo, Rochester, Seneca Falls, Geneva, Albany, Keuka Park and Phelps.  Following a wedding trip to the Adirondacks, the couple will reside in Victor.  He was graduated from Phelps Central school in 1944 and from Cornell university in 1950.  He served two years as a radar operator in the Navy.  The bride graduated from Phelps Central school in 1948 and is employed at Kodak in Rochester.  

 

+ John DEAL Family, 27 Strong on Hand For 1950 Reunion - Sixty two members of the PATTERSON - DEAL family, held their annual gathering at Seneca Lake park, Saturday, August 12.  All officers were re-elected: A. Roy DEAL of Victor, president; John Ellis DEAL Jr., of Vernon, Vice-president; Ralph D. JOHNSON, Canandaigua, secretary; Theodore WIGGINS, Rochester, treasurer; and Elizabeth PRIOR, Ithaca, historian.   

 

+  75 At Annual BEAL Reunion - The 38th annual BEAL - REED reunion, was held Sunday, Aug 6, 1950, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd BEAL on Canandaigua lake, with an attendance of about 75.  After the sausage and hamburg roast, a short business session was held and the following officers were elected:   President, Willis P. BEAL,  of LeRoy; vice president, Alice BEAL MAC CLAREN, Tonwanda, Pa; secretary and treasurer, Florence BEAL, East Rochester.  Out of town guests were Dr. and Mrs. Robert MAC CLAREN and son, James, of Towanda, Pa, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence KERSCHNER and family of Rochester, Mr. and Mrs. Earl CRANDALL and family of Fairport, NY, Mr. and Mrs. Robert HARRIS, Mr. and Mrs. James HARRIS and family, also Charles HARRIS, all of Penfield. Mr. and Mrs. William BEAL and family and Superintendent and Mrs. Matthew GAFFNEY and family of LeRoy, Mr. and Mrs. Walter SMITH, Burton SMITH and children, Mr. and Mrs. Irving HANSHY and Frank BEAL, all of Palmyra; Mr. and Mrs. Harold BEAL and children of Buffalo (instructor at the University of Buffalo), Mr. and Mrs. Harold Seth BEAL, and mother, Mrs. Lizzie BEAL, Dr. and Mrs. Raymond PARTRIDGE of East Rochester, Mr. and Mrs. Percy BAKER and Easton SAYRE of Shortsville, Mr. and Mrs. Harold BAKER and family of Macedon, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest BROWN and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd BOUGHTON and son, Alan, and Mr. and Mrs. Terry ALDRIDGE, all of Victor. 

 

+ HUNT Reunion Attracts 96 - The 64th Annual HUNT reunion was held at Powder Mill Park on Sunday, August 13, with an attendance of 96 persons.  The following officers were chosen for the coming year: Thomas HUNT, president; Mrs. Martha DWYER, vice president; Mrs. Marion CLAPPER, secretary and treasurer; Mrs. Naomi HENRY, historian (cut off)

 

+  Fairport Man Heads WOODSTOWN Group - The 48th reunion of the descendants Joseph and Elizabeth Bell WOOLSTON, early settlers in Victor township, was held at Powder Mill park on August 13.  About 100 members were present.  A scalloped chicken dinner was served at 12:30 followed by an annual meeting and fine program directed by Kenneth WOOLSTON of Honeoye.  Officers elected for the coming year were: Hollis SHILLING of Fairport, President; Robert ANDERSON of Victor, vice president; Mrs. Robert ANDERSON, recording secretary and treasurer; Mrs. Kenneth WOOLSTON, Honeoye Falls, corresponding secretary; Miranda L. WOOLSTON of Pavilon, historian.  Shirley Ann RHODE of Victor was the youngest child present.

THE VICTOR HERALD      Friday      August 25, 1950       Front Page , col  3                by: Ron Hanley
 
Mrs. Nancy V. Barry Dies  - Rites Monday  -   Long Illness Fatal to Well Known Resident 
Mrs. Nancy VanVliet Barry, 50, well known Victor area resident, died Friday, this, morning at St. Mary's hospital in Rochester after a long illness. Mrs. Barry had been a hospital patient for the last several weeks. 
Funeral services will be held at the family home on the Mertensia road at 8:15 Monday morning and from St. Patrick's church at
9. Rev. Father Esser will officiate and burial will be made in St. Patrick's Cemetery. Friends may call at the home. 
Mrs. Barry was a native of Pennsylvania, and spent her girlhood there. Her parents were John and Mildred Hiese VanVliet.
 She was married to Vincent Barry on June 10, 1918. Mr. Barry died in February of this year. Mr. and Mrs. Barry had made their home in this area of the county for about thirty years and raised their large and pleasant family here. 
Mrs. Barry leaves eight daughters and three sons. The eldest son in the family, William Barry, died in 1941. The eight surviving daughters are Mrs. Mildred Miller, Scottsville, Mrs. Rhode May, Rochester, Mrs. Teresa Johnson, Union, Miss Mary Ann Barry, Clifton Springs, and the Misses Nancy, Monica, Jeanne and Patricia Barry, all of Victor. There are also three sons, Joseph, Robert and Peter Barry, all of Victor. 
Mrs. Barry leaves a sister, Sister M. Pierre of the Sisters of Mercy Order, Pt. Pleasant, and a brother, Vaughn VanVlien, Victor, her
step mother, Mrs. John VanVliet, a stepsister, Mary Normanly, Victor, and a stepbrother, Charles Normanly, Victor.

THE VICTOR HERALD     Friday       September 1, 1950       Front Pg, col  3          by: Ron Hanley
 
85 at Guinan Family Reunion
 The Guinan family held its annual reunion at Powder Mill Park on Sunday, August 20.  Eighty five members of the family were on hand and enjoyed a program of games and other recreation. 
Mrs. Edward Ryan of Canandaigua was given the prize for being the oldest person on hand. Miss Rita Condon of Victor was the baby of the group and was appropriately honored.   Mrs. Donald Lauder was named president of the group, and Mrs. Roy Keefe, was elected secretary treasurer.

Victor Herald,  Victor, NY         Friday,     September 1,  1950   Front Pg.       by: Dianne Thomas  

Jack CAHILL, Once Victor Resident, Killed in Korea  -  Word has been received in Victor that Jack CAHILL of Rochester, formerly of Victor, who was in the service in Korea, has been killed.  He was the son of Mrs. Arlington CAHILL and the late Mr. CAHILL who lived in Victor for many years.  

+  Services Sunday for Mrs. DARLING -  Mrs. Cora E. DARLING, in her 90th year, a resident of the vicinity of Victor for the past 65 years, who had been in poor health during the past winter and seriously ill for three months, died Thursday, August 24, in the Thompson hospital, Canandaigua.  She was born October 27, 1860 at West Monroe, the daughter of James and Rebecca Hess DARLING.  She spent her early life around Syracuse.  For the past 36 years she has made her home with her son, Arthur KINSMAN and Mrs. KINSMAN.  Her son, Claude, died about 33 years ago. 

She leaves one son, Arthur of Victor; one brother, Fred DARLING of West Monroe; four grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; one great great grandchild.  Funeral services were held at 2:30 Sunday afternoon at the Cotton Funeral home, Victor, with the Rev. Fay WIDMAN, officiating.  Interment in the Farmington Friends cemetery. 

 

Gertrude LA CLARE To Wed Sept. 9  - Mr. and Mrs. Alan LA CLARE of Fishers, announce the engagement of their daughter, Gertrude L., to Raymond L. ROMEISER, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lester ROMEISER, of Shortsville.  The wedding date has been set for September 9.  

William DONOVAN was guest of honor at a surprise party Friday evening, August 25, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Marian VAN DENBERGH, in Rochester, marking his 77th birthday.  Guests from Spencerport, Victor and Rochester were present to enjoy the evening.  

The Victor Herald, Victor, NY    Friday    September 22, 1950             by: Dianne Thomas    

Memorial Mass for Sgt. John CAHILL

A memorial mass for M/Sgt., John Arlington CAHILL, formerly of Victor, was celebrated at St John the Evangelist church, Tuesday.  The following Victorites attend the Mass: Mrs. Edward KEEFE, Mrs. Emmett KEEFE, Martha KEEFE, Eldred SALE, James ANDERSON Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Donald SIMONDS, Mrs. Joseph LORTSCHER, Mrs. Edna BELL, Mrs. Peter MCMAHON, Mrs. John BRADY, Alice BRADY, Betty BUTLER, Madaline KEEFE, Virginia MEAD, Jack GUINAN, Joseph GUINAN, Mrs. Edward MAHANEY, Don MURPHY, Mrs. Bernard RYAN Mrs. John MC CARTHY.  

Wedding:  Miss Barbara GARLOCK Weds John J. SULLIVAN

In St. Patrick's church, Victor, on Saturday, Sept 16, 1850, at 9 am, Miss Barbara Lois GARLOCK, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Vincent GARLOCK of West Main street, Victor, became the bride of John Joseph SULLIVAN, son of Mrs. Margaret SULLIVAN of East Main street, Victor.  The Rev. Leslie G. WHALEN of Rochester, cousin of the groom, received the vows in the double ring ceremony before the alter decorated with fall flowers.  Mrs. Elizabeth KOCHER acted as organist.

The bride given in marriage by her father, was charming in a white satin gown with a basque bodice which buttoned in the front with tiny satin buttons to a peter pan collar of lace and seed pearls, long fitted sleeves and a bouffant skirt ending in a circular court train.  Her veil of French illusion was attached to a bonnet of imported lace.  She carried a white orchid on a white prayer book.

The maid of honor, Miss Julie SULLIVAN, sister of the groom, wore a gown of dark green taffeta and carried yellow chrysanthemums, while the bridesmaid, Miss Sandra GARLOCK, sister of the bride, wore shrimp taffeta and carried a bouquet of white chrysanthemums.  Their gowns were fashioned alike, with V-neck liens, front of blouse buttoned, full skirt, cape sleeve.  The wore white mitts and headpieces matching their gowns. 

Mr. SULLIVAN chose his uncle, Robert CONCANNON of Rochester, for his best man and his ushers were William GARLOCK, brother of the bride, and Richard GARLOCK, cousin of the bride, both of Victor. 

The bride's mother chose teal blue crepe with brown accessories and wore a corsage of white chrysanthemums, while the bridegroom's mother wore brown velvet with brown accessories and a corsage of yellow chrysanthemums.

The wedding breakfast was served at Menteth Manor, West Lake road, Canandaigua.   The reception for 100 guests was held at Canandaigua Hotel from 2 to 4 pm.  guests were present from Albany, Rome, Buffalo, Fairport, Newark, Rochester and Victor.  

Following the wedding trip the couple will reside in Church street, Victor in the apartment of Mr. and Mrs. Lester ERNST.  

The bride was a graduate of Victor Central school in 1948 and is now employed as a telephone operator in Victor. 

Mr. SULLIVAN was a member of the graduating class in 1949, Victor Central school and is now employed at Victor Food Corporation.

Geneva Daily Times     Monday                        February 12, 1951              by: Dianne Thomas    

Air Crash Victim, Reported, 'Fair" -  Frank Dillman, 27, of Victor,  injured in  an airplane crash, which killed his father, was reported to be in "fair condition", at noon today in Thompson Memorial Hospital, Canandaigua. 

The younger Dillman suffered  compound fractures of both legs, a possible skull fracture, severe facial lacerations, shock and loss of blood. 

Funeral of the elder Dillman, will be in the First Methodist church, Victor, Thursday at 2:30 p. m. Rev. Cecil Wilson, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Boughton Hill cemetery, Victor.   Friends may call at the Dillman home, tonight and tomorrow.  (Earlier story on paged 10).

 THE VICTOR HERALD     Friday      February 23, 1951     Pg 5, col  2              by: Ron Hanley
 
Mrs. Margaret Ryan Dies In Connecticut
 
Mrs. Margaret Brown Ryan, Waterbury, Conn., Victor native and former resident, died suddenly after two days illness at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Joseph Finigan on February 15, 1951. Mrs. Ryan was 80. 
Mrs. Ryan was the daughter of Margaret Hefferman and John Brown, born April 10, 1870, in Victor. On April 28, 1898 she married John Ryan of Victor. She lived in Victor the greater part of her life and resided in Geneva and Rochester for some time. During the past six years she had made her home with her daughter in Waterbury, Conn. 
Survivors are one daughter, Mrs. Joseph Finigan of Waterbury, Conn., one sister, Mrs. Edward Malone, Victor, four grandchildren. A daughter, Mrs. John Cosgrove, Geneva, a sister, Mrs. John Ryan, Rochester, and a brother, Richard Brown, Victor, are deceased.  Services were held at 8:30 Monday morning at the home of her sister, Mrs. Edward Malone, Victor, and at 9 o'clock from St. Patrick's church. Interment in St. Patrick's cemetery.

The Herald Mail, Fairport, NY           Thursday          May 3, 1951                  by:  Dianne Thomas

Long Time Victor Resident Passes -  Irving (Tweed) Boughton, a lifelong resident of Victor, died Apr. 19. Funeral services on Saturday, were conducted by Rev. Carlyle T. Boynton. Burial was in Boughton Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Boughton is survived by his wife, Lucelia; five daughters, Mrs. Helen Herendeen, Farmington, Mrs. Lena Czadzeck, Victor; Mrs. Elsie Beal, Ionia; Mrs. Mildred Kingsley, Wilson and Mrs. Laura Jean McCoy of Rochester; two sons, Olin of Victor and Theodore of Rochester; 14 grandchildren and one brother, Seymour, of Buffalo.

    CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER       Friday              July 6, 1951               by: Ron Hanley
 
DEATHS -   Emmett Ryan  -  Word was received this morning by Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Ryan, Atwater Place, of the sudden death of Mr. Ryan's brother, Emmett Ryan, at Wingdale. Mr. Ryan suffered a heart attack. The funeral will be held at Victor.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER       Friday               July 27, 1951                  by: Ron Hanley
 
Vicinity Deaths - VICTOR  - Arthur Brady, of Victor, died yesterday afternoon, July 26, 1951, at Thompson Hospital, Canandaigua.
Survivors are one sister, Mrs. E. B. Case, of Victor, and several nieces and nephews. Interment will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery.

Geneva Daily Times         Saturday                                 August 4, 1951                 by:  Dianne Thomas

Miss Cora French, Canandaigua, Dies - Canandaigua, Aug. 4  -  Miss Cora L. French, Chapin St., died in Thompson hospital yesterday after a long illness.

Funeral service will be in the Curtice funeral home, 344 N. Main St., tomorrow at 5 p. m. Rev. David W. Ayers, pastor of the Federated church, will officiate. Burial will be in Boughton Hill cemetery, Victor, at the convenience of the family.

Born in Victor, she was the daughter of Alexander Hamilton and Nancy Pomeroy French. She lived in Victor until about 20 years ago when she moved to Canandaigua.  She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

The Herald Mail, Fairport, NY                    Thursday                 September 27, 1951             by:  Dianne Thomas

Floyd J. VanNess of George St., entered into rest on Sept. 22, 1951. He is survived by one cousin, Mrs. Ruth Moody of Rochester.  Rev. J. E. Dahlen conducted the services at the VanHorn Funeral Home on Monday.  Burial was in Boughton Hill Cemetery, Victor.

THE VICTOR HERALD       Thursday      October 18, 1951     Page 4, col 3       by: Ron Hanley
 
Services for Mrs. McLouth On Saturday
 
Mrs. Elizabeth V. Herendeen McLouth, member of one of the county's old families, died Wednesday night, October 10, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Sidney A. Sherwin, Ross Street, Batavia, after a lengthy period of ill health. Mrs. McLouth was 85. 
Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at St. John's Episcopal Church, Canandaigua, and burial was made in the family plot at South Farmington cemetery, Rev. Dr. Robert C. Dunn, rector of St. John's, officiated. 
Mrs. McLouth, widow of Edson McLouth, had spent most of her life in the town of Farmington. She was born in the Brownville section of the town on March 16, 1866, the daughter of James W. and Mary Alice Browning Herendeen. James W. Herendeen was a nephew of Nathan Herendeen who came into Farmington in 1790, from Adams, Massachusetts. Nathan Herendeen exchanged property in the Berkshire hills of Massachusetts for 1,000 acres of unbroken Farmington land. 
 Mrs. McLouth attended the district school near Blacksmiths Corners in the town of Farmington, and then continued her education at Lima Seminary and Brockport Normal. She was a pioneer instructor in the field of drawing and art in the public schools and taught in Canandaigua and Pittsford. 
She and Mr. McLouth were married on July 5, 1899, and resided in this area always. Mr. McLouth died in April 1942.  Mrs. McLouth belonged to the Zion Episcopal church at Palmyra and the Farmington Grange. 
She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Sherwin in Batavia, Mrs. Leon R. Pritchard, RD 4, Canandaigua, and Mrs. Wilson Garvey, Staatsburg, New York, a brother, Joseph M. B. Herendeen, Farmington, five grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.

   The Herald Mail, Fairport, NY             Thursday                   November 8, 1951                  by:  Dianne Thomas   

Mrs. Luna C. Dibble Dies in Hopewell - Mrs. Luna C. Dibble, 85, died in Hopewell on Monday, Oct. 22.  She had been in failing health for a long time. She had lived in the Town of Farmington for about 45 years. She was born and reared in West Bloomfield, where she spent her early girlhood. She is survived by one son, Roy of Canandaigua. 

Rev. C. F Wilson, of Victor Methodist Church officiated at the services and burial was made in Boughton Hill Cemetery.  

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Saturday  November 10, 1951        by: Ron Hanley
 
Victor Lieutenant Wins Commission As Naval Pilot  -  Having successfully completed his flight training, 2nd Lt. Embert E. Prosser, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chester A. Prosser of Victor, was awarded his commission as a naval aviator during ceremonies held this week at the Naval Air Station at Pensacola, Fla. Presentation was made by Rear Admiral F. M. Hughes, Chief of Naval Air Basic Training.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER     Thursday     November 29, 1951       by: Ron Hanley
 
VICTOR -  John Kesel, Rochester, and Cpl. Richard Lallmang of Sampson Air Force Base were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kesel on
Thanksgiving Day. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Johnson, Rochester, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Drake, also of Rochester, and their daughter Lorraine of Michigan and Mr. and Mrs. Lehman Roce of Victor were callers at the Kesel home  during the afternoon.  Miss June Kesel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kesel, returned on Friday to Buffalo where she is a junior at the State Teacher's College. Miss Kesel was with her parents over Thanksgiving.

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