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Arthur5 Andrews  was born New York August 16, 1873.  Arthur died June 26, 1959 Canandaigua, New York, at 85 years of age. He married Helen Lydia VanGelder Shortsville, New York, September 15, 1900.

          ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL September 28, 1900

                 MARRIED -      ANDREWS  - VANGELDER  

At Shortsville, September 15, 1900, Arthur Andrews and Miss Helen VanGelder, both of Chapinville. 

           ONTARIO  COUNTY  TIMES September 26, 1900

Chapinville - Married on September 15, 1900 by the Rev. A. W. Green of Shortsville, Arthur Andrews to Miss Helen VanGelder, both of this place.

                           Helen was born New York January 31, 1882.   Helen died October 23, 1960 Canandaigua, New York, at 78 years of age.   

DEMOCRAT  and  CHRONICLE October 24, 1960   PAGE  9


CANANDAIGUA -   Mrs. Helen VanGelder Andrews, 78, widow of Arthur Andrews of Canandaigua RD4, died Saturday night in King's Park, LI.   She died while visiting at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Charles Gehres. A lifelong resident of Canandaigua, she was born here January 31, 1882, a daughter of the late George B. and Elizabeth Wheatley VanGelder.

The family home was on the North Road.  Mr. Andrews died last year.  Mrs. Andrews attended Chapin Methodist Church and was a member of the Rebekah Lodge, Canandaigua, and National Grange. Surviving are one son, Frank A. Andrews, Canandaigua, two daughters, Mrs. Lyle Arnold of Canandaigua, and Mrs. Gehres, 11 grand children, and 10 great grandchildren.  (Her body was interred 1960 Canandaigua, New York, Woodlawn Cemetery.)

At 27 years of age Helen became the mother of Anna Mary Andrews Canandaigua, New York, January 07, 1910.

                   ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL January 14, 1910  

    BORN -  ANDREWS -    At Canandaigua, Jan 7, 1910, to Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Andrews, a daughter.

Arthur Andrews and Helen Lydia VanGelder had the following children:

Esther Elizabeth Andrews was born Canandaigua, New York October 03, 1906.  Esther died September 25, 1989 Canandaigua, New York, at 82 years of age.  


ESTHER  A.  ARNOLD -    Canandaigua  -  Died September 25, 1989.  Surviving are 4 daughters, Mrs. Joseph June DeSantis of Rochester, NY, Gail L. Arnold of Cleveland, Ohio, Carol M. Arnold of Springfield, Virginia, and Mrs. Peter Grace Hurlbutt of Canandaigua, NY, 1 sister, Mary Gehres of Kings Park, NY, sister-in-law, Mrs. Frank Andrews, of Canandaigua, 7 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.  She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Canandaigua, former office Manager of the Credit Union at the Canandaigua Veteran's Hospital, and a member of the following, Daughter's of the American Revolution, Daughter's of the American Colonists and the Colonial Dames.  There will be no prior calling hours. Memorial service in First United Methodist Church. Her body was interred 1989 Canandaigua, NY, Sand Hill Cemetery.

                                      She married Lyle Rockwell Arnold Canandaigua, New York, September 08, 1928. 

 ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Fri. September 14, 1928 PAGE 1  COL 5


Lyle R. Arnold, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Arnold of Canandaigua, were married by Rev George E. Finlay at the Baptist parsonage on Saturday and the attendants were Frank A. Andrews and Miss Mary R. Andrews, brother and sister of the bride.

The groom was graduated from Cornell University in 1927 and is associated with his father in the dairy business. His bride was graduated from Canandaigua Academy, class of 23, and from the Canandaigua teacher's training class and has taught three years in rural schools. She will enter Brockport Normal to continue a teacher's course.

 ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES September 12, 1928 


At the Baptist parsonage in West Gibson Street Saturday afternoon, took place the marriage of Miss Esther Elizabeth Andrews, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Andrews of Canandaigua, and Lyle R. Arnold, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Arnold, also of Canandaigua. Rev. George E. Finlay performed the ceremony and the attendants were Miss Mary R. Andrews and Frank A. Andrews, sister and brother of the bride. 

 The groom is associated with his father in the dairy farming business having been graduated from Cornell in 1927.  His bride is a graduate of Canandaigua Academy, 1923, the Teachers' Training class 1924, and taught in the rural schools for three years. She plans to enter Brockport Normal School this month to continue a teacher's course.       

  ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES September 12, 1928


 At Canandaigua Sept. 8, 1928, Miss Esther Elizabeth Andrews and Lyle R. Arnold, both of Canandaigua.

Lyle was born Southwick, MA September 07, 1902.  Lyle was the son of Ralph W. Arnold and Cora E. Hoag.  Lyle died January 01, 1964 Canandaigua, New York, at 61 years of age. 


DEATHS -   Lyle R. Arnold, 61, of Canandaigua, dairy farmer and former Vice President of the Ontario County Agriculture Society, yesterday, father of Mrs. Joseph DeSantis of Rochester.

               PAGE  6D   SAME  PAPER 

Lyle R. Arnold, age 61, January 1, 1964, of North Road, Canandaigua. 

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Esther Andrews Arnold, four daughters, Mrs. Joseph DeSantis of Rochester, Miss Gail L Arnold of Milwaukee, Wis., Miss Carol M. Arnold of Jamaica, LI, and Mrs. Peter Hurlbutt of Canandaigua, one brother, Wesley C. Arnold of Canandaigua, and one sister, Mrs. Fred Yerkes, of Canandaigua, also five grandchildren. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Canandaigua.

Anna Mary Andrews was born Canandaigua, New York January 07, 1910.


BORN ANDREWS  -   At Canandaigua, Jan 7, 1910, to Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Andrews, a daughter.

                               She married Charles Gehres in Long Island, New York, December 03, 1936.  

Charles H.5 Andrews was born New York July 02, 1845.  Charles died July 8, 1919 Canandaigua, New York, at 74 years of age.

             ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Friday July 11, 1919 Front Page COL 3

ANDREWS  The death of Charles H. Andrews aged 74 years, occurred at his home on West Gibson Street on Tuesday, following a long illness. He leaves his widow, one daughter, Miss Jennie Andrews of Canandaigua, and one son, Harry E. Andrews of Rochester, also two sisters, Mrs. Sarah E. Case, Canandaigua, and Mrs. Margaret LeRoy of Akron, Ohio. Burial in West Avenue Cemetery, Canandaigua. 

                              He married Emma L. Emma was born New York August 1852.  Emma died December 20, 1928 Rochester, New York, at 76 years of age.   

           ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Friday December 28, 1928  PAGE  5 COL  2

   ANDREWS  -     At Rochester, December 20, 1928, Mrs. Emma L. Andrews aged 76 years, interment at Canandaigua.

               ALSO  SAME  PAGE   COL  3

Funeral services for Mrs. Emma L. Andrews aged 76 years, a former resident of Canandaigua, whose death occurred at Rochester General Hospital last Thursday evening following a short illness with pneumonia, were held at the Presbyterian church Monday afternoon. Rev. Hardy Lumb officiated and interment was made in West Avenue Cemetery. She leaves one son, Harry E. Andrews of Rochester, with whom she resided.

  Jennie Foskett6 Andrews    was born November 1878. Jennie died September 06, 1928 Canandaigua, New York, at 49 years of age.

                           ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES September 12, 1928                       

 DEATH -   ANDREWS  -  At Canandaigua, Sept. 6, 1928, Miss Jennie F. Andrews, aged 48 years.

  ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL September 7, 1928

 ANDREWS  Miss Jennie Foskett Andrews, aged 48 years, died at her home on West Gibson Street yesterday morning.  She leaves her mother, Mrs. Emma Andrews of Canandaigua, and one brother, Harry E. Andrews, of Rochester. Funeral services held at the home tomorrow. Interment at West Avenue Cemetery.

 Cora Dorcas Andrews was born Bristol, New York March 15, 1873.  Cora died September 15, 1954 Bristol, New York, at 81 years of age.  

         RITES  for  Mrs.  SIMMONS FRIDAY  September 23, 1954  

Bristol,   Mrs. Cora Andrews Simmons, wife of Carroll E. Simmons, died at her home here on Wednesday, September 15, 1954, after a long period of failing health.  She was 81 years old.   She was a daughter of George and Melvina Briggs Andrews. Her entire life had been spent within sight of her birthplace.

She attended school in District No 1, and the East Bloomfield High School. In her youth she attended the Baptist Free Library Association, since the early years of the organization. She and Mr. Simmons were married at the Andrew's home, January 25, 1893, having observed 61 years of happily married life the past year.  

Besides her husband, she is survived by a niece, Mrs. Elva Crooker of East Bloomfield, and a nephew Maurice Andrews of Lima.  The services were held at the Wheeler Funeral Home in East Bloomfield, Friday, Rev. Harry M. Wright minister emeritus of the Universalist church officiated. Interment was in Bristol Evergreen Cemetery. Bearers were Chauncy Symonds, Frank Gilbert, Clarence Jenks, Dean Gladding, Elmer Simmons, and Roy Miller. She married Carroll E. Simmons  Bristol, New York, January 25, 1893.  

  Elkanah Andrews and Sarah L. had the following children:

Pennington R.8 Andrews married Elizabeth P. Johnson at Bristol, New York, November 24, 1892. 

WEDDING -   At the home of D. W. Johnson November 24, 1892, Elizabeth P. Johnson  of Cheshire and Royal Pennington Andrews of Bristol.     


Mabel Andrews was born Bristol, New York April 29, 1874.  Mabel died January 21, 1932 in Huntington, Long Island, New York, at 57 years of age.            

    ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL Wed. January 27, 1932  

ANDREWS Committal services for Miss Mabel Andrews, whose death occurred at her home in Huntington, LI, will be held at the Evergreen Cemetery, Bristol, Thursday morning at 11 o'clock.  Rev. Harry Wright, pastor of the Universalist church will officiate.  Miss Andrews was born in Bristol, April 29, 1874, daughter of Elkanah and Sarah Andrews.   

She leaves two sisters and two brothers, Misses Mary and Minnie Andrews of Huntington, LI, Pennington of Buffalo, and Clifford Andrews of Pontiac, Michigan.  

Frank Alton6 Andrews was born New York January 31, 1904.  Frank died January 02, 1988 Canandaigua, New York, at 83 years of age.


Andrews, Frank A. -   Canandaigua, Age 83, died January 2, 1988. Survived by his wife, Lucille Tiffany Andrews, 2 daughters, Mrs. Charles Elaine Andrews, Mrs. Ray Roberta Aasness, both of Canandaigua, a son, William A. Andrews of Canandaigua, 11 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, 2 sisters, Mrs. Lyle Esther Arnold of Canandaigua, and Mrs. Charles Mary Gehres of Long Island, several nieces, nephews and cousins. He retired in 1972 after a lifetime of farming on North Road in Canandaigua. Interment in Sand Hill Cemetery.  

           He married Margaret Lucille Tiffany March 15, 1929.



The marriage of Miss M. Lucille Tiffany of West Gibson Street, and Frank Andrews of Canandaigua, took place at the Methodist Parsonage, Main St. North, on Saturday afternoon. Rev. Stephen S. Pratt performed the ceremony and attendants were Miss Annabelle VanGelder, Canandaigua, Gordon VanGelder, cousins of the groom. 

After a short wedding trip Mr. and Mrs. Andrews will reside with the groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Andrews, North Road, the groom being associated with his father in the dairy business. His bride is a member of the Lisk office force.

Margaret was born January 17, 1910.   Margaret died March 01, 1995 Canandaigua, New York, at 85 years of age.  Her body was interred 1995 Canandaigua, NY, Sand Hill Cemetery   At 20 years of age Margaret became the mother of Elaine Lucille Andrews Canandaigua, New York, January 31, 1930. 

              ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Fri February 7, 1930      

BORN -  ANDREWS    At Canandaigua, Jan 31, 1930, to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Andrews, North Road, a daughter. 



 Elaine Lucille7 Andrews was born Canandaigua, New York January 31, 1930.

           ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Fri February 7, 1930    

BORN -    ANDREWS   -     At Canandaigua, Jan 31, 1930, to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Andrews, North Road, a daughter.


 George Aldrich7 Andrews married Malvina Abigail Briggs Bristol, New York, June 13, 1866.  

              ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Wednesday June 20, 1866 PAGE 3 COL 2  

At the residence of William Briggs Esq., June 13th by the Rev. T. Spencer Harrison, Mr. George A. Andrews and Miss Malvina A. Briggs, all of Bristol.  

                                        (Malvina was born Bristol, New York January 20, 1840 and was the daughter of William W. Briggs and Nancy Briggs.  Malvina died January 21, 1893 at 53 years of age.)

         ONTARIO REPOSITORY and MESSENGER Thurs. January 26, 1893  PAGE  8  COL  2

                          BRISTOL,  January 24, 1893

Mrs. Malvina Andrews died Saturday afternoon after an illness of about a week.  She leaves a son, two daughters, and an aged father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. William Briggs, to mourn her death. Another sad fact in the connection with the death of Mrs. Andrews was that Wednesday was to have been her daughter's wedding day, the family have the sympathy of many friends.  


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