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Mr.1 Calkins  and Sophia had the following children:

Esther2 Calkins    She married Donald Briggs September 01, 1925. 

 THE  VICTOR  HERALD  September 11, 1925  Front Page 

        BRIGGS  -  CALKINS

Miss Esther Calkins, daughter of Mrs. Sophia Calkins of N. Bloomfield, and a former resident of Victor, and Donald Briggs, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elnathan G. Briggs, of East Bloomfield, were united in marriage, Tuesday, September 1st, at the home of the bride's mother.  The ceremony was performed by Rev. J. H. Herendeen, an uncle of the bride, in the presence of 85 guests. 

The attendants were Miss Alice Calkins, sister of the bride, and Rodney Briggs, of Rochester, brother of the groom.  The bride's wedding dress was a family heirloom, which was embroidered by her great grandmother. 

Mr. and Mrs. Briggs returned from a wedding trip to the Thousand Islands, and are residing with his parents on their farm South of East Bloomfield Village. 

Paul Christov3 Camp  was born August 03, 1908.  Paul died January 06, 1995 Canandaigua, New York, at 86 years of age.

MANCHESTER -   Paul C. Camp of Manchester, died Friday, January 6, at the V. A. Medical Center in Canandaigua. He was 86.  Mr. Camp was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Canandaigua, a graduate of Canandaigua Academy and attended advanced accounting courses at the American Institute of Banking.

He worked for Ontario County Trust for 11 years and in 1971 retired from Eastman Kodak after 29 years. He was also a veteran of World War II, serving in the US Navy. Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Esther Johnson Camp, his daughters, Suzanne Wass and her husband, Ernest, of North Syracuse, Virginia Youtzy and her husband Gerald, of Geneseo, and Donna Boudreau and her husband, William, of Plymouth, Mich., his sister, Bertha Elkie of Phoenix, Nev., 10 grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren. Memorial service at First United Methodist Church, burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.

                                 He married Esther Waity Johnson Canandaigua, New York, July 15, 1933. 

                  ONTARIO  COUNTY  TIMES JOURNAL  Friday  July 21, 1933

                          WEDDING  BELLS           CAMP  -  JOHNSON

The wedding of Miss Esther W. Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray W. Johnson of this city, to Paul C. Camp, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Camp, of Orleans Road, took place in the Methodist Episcopal church, Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock. The ceremony was performed in the presence of a large gathering of relatives and friends, by the Rev. S. G. Houghton, pastor of the church.  The altar was banked with palms, asparagus fern, and hydrangaeas.

Miss Isabelle Johnson of this city, cousin of the bride, presided at the organ for the wedding marches. Another cousin, Miss Dorothea Douglass of Rochester gave a piano recital before the ceremony, and accompanied Mrs. Lewis Brahm of this city who sang "I Love You Truly" and "O Promise Me".

The bride who was given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of white satin with long tulle veil arranged in cap effect, and caught with orange blossoms.  Her bouquet was of bride's roses with a shower of lillies of the valley.  Miss Mildred Johnson, sister of the bride, as maid of honor, was in pink sheer crepe with picture hat to match.  Karl Camp, brother of the bridegroom, was best man, and the ushers were Raymond Camp and Gordon Johnson, brothers of the couple. Mrs. Johnson, mother of the bride, wore beige lace with hat to correspond, while Mrs. Camp, the bridegroom's mother, was in pink and white crepe with white hat.

Following a reception at the church, a buffet luncheon was served to 30 relatives and friends in the home of the bride's parents, 44 Perry Place. Mrs. Fred M. Douglass, aunt of the bride, was in charge, assisted by Misses Ruth Douglass and Evelyn Martin, all of this city.  Seasonable flowers formed the table and house decorations.

After a week's motor trip Mr. and Mrs. Camp will live at 46 Perry Place. He is a graduate of Canandaigua Academy and a member of the Ontario County Trust Company staff. His bride was graduated from the Academy and from Geneseo Normal school, class of 1932.  She has taught the past year in the Shortsville High School.  Her traveling costume was an ensemble of navy blue with white accessories.

                        Esther Waity Johnson -  Esther was born Canandaigua, New York October 25, 1910.  Esther was the daughter of Ray W. Johnson and Waity Rebecca Douglass.  Esther died May 02, 1998 Clifton Springs, New York, at 87 years of age.  

                                     ESTHER JOHNSON CAMP

 CANANDAIGUA -   Esther Camp, age 87, of Fort Hill Apartments, died May 2, 1998 at the Clifton Springs Hospital.  Mrs. Camp was born in Canandaigua, on October 25, 1910, and was the daughter of Mr. Ray W. and Waity Douglass Johnson. She was a graduate of Canandaigua Academy and Geneseo Normal School. Mrs. Camp taught in Shortsville and had been a librarian for the Rochester Public Library and the West Irondequoit School System. She retired in 1970.

She had been a member of the First United Methodist Church in Canandaigua.   The widow of Paul C. Camp, who died in 1995, she is survived by three daughters, and sons in law. Suzanne and Ernest Wass, North Syracuse, Virginia and Gerald Youtzy, Geneseo, and Donna and William Boudreau, Plymouth, Mich, ten grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren.

She is also survived by her brother and sister in law, Gordon and Virginia Johnson, Pittsford, her sisters in law, Eleanor Johnson, Florida, Bertha Elkie, Arizona, and several nieces and nephews. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Karl Frederick3 Camp  was born October 15, 1913.  SSDI. Karl died October 07, 1973 at 59 years of age.  He married Ethel Florence Douglass December 10, 1942. Ethel was born Canandaigua, New York December 23, 1915.

                 ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL December 24, 1915   PAGE  5

                                     BORN - DOUGLASS  

At Canandaigua, December 15, 1915, to Mr. and Mrs. Ray Douglass, Park Avenue, a daughter. Ethel was the daughter of Ray E. Douglass and Florence Addie Perkins.   

John Dake had the following child:

Julia F.2 Dake was born in Saratoga County, New York March 1823.  Julia died June 05, 1906 Canandaigua, New York, at 83 years of age. 

      CANANDAIGUA  CHRONICLE  June 6, 1906

  DIED     SIMMONS -   In Canandaigua, June 5, Mrs. Julia F. Simmons, aged nearly 86 years.

                                      SAME  PAPER

OBITUARY Yesterday morning at the home of her son, Constant Simmons, of Sand Street, with whom she resided, the death occurred of Mrs. Julia F. Simmons, aged nearly 86 years. Besides her son at whose home her death occurred, she is survived by one other son, Harry R. Simmons, of Rochester.

                       She married Henry Pettis Simmons .  Henry was born Bristol, New York September 03, 1818  

Walter Henry Dalton and Mrs. Dalton had the following children:

Marion L. Dalton  was born September 25, 1923.  Marion died January 28, 1988 Canandaigua, New York, at 64 years of age.

      ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT and CHRONICLE  January 29, 1988 PAGE  4B

                    Marion Dalton Kennedy, Canandaigua, January 27, 1988, age 64. 

Survived by her husband T. Hamilton Kennedy, a daughter, Kathleen Kennedy, Canandaigua, 4 sons, Thomas D., Canandaigua, Mark R. Tokyo, Japan, Michael P. Canandaigua, and Pete of Rochester, a grandson, Daniel Sterling, Canandaigua, mother in law, Mrs. Thomas D. Roby Kennedy, Canandaigua, a brother, Jack M. Dalton, CA., a sister, Mrs. Jean Martin, SD, several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours Friday at the John C. Johnson Funeral Home at 47 N. Main St., Canandaigua. A Prayer service will be held Sat. at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary's Church. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.

                     She married Thomas Hamilton Kennedy in Eureka, California, January 20, 1946. 

                                             ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL February 1, 1946

                                                    WEDDING  BELLS          KENNEDY   -    DALTON                       

In St. Bernard's Catholic Church, Eureka, California, Sunday, January 20, 1946, took place the marriage of Miss Marion L. Dalton, daughter of Mrs. Walter Henry Dalton and the late Mr. Dalton, to Thomas Hamilton Kennedy, son of the City Treasurer and Mrs. Thomas D. Kennedy of this city.  The vows were heard by the Rev. Fr. James J. Corcoran. 

Given in marriage by her uncle Harry J Quill, the bride was attended by her sister, Miss Jean Dalton, of San Francisco, as bridesmaid.  Thomas Walsh was best man and ushers were Jack Dalton, brother of the bride, Martin Kramer and John Cooper, all of California.

A wedding breakfast was served at the Eureka Inn for the bridal party and 30 guests. A reception followed from 3 to 5 PM in the home of the bride's mother.  After a brief honeymoon in Humboldt County and San Francisco, Mr. and Mrs. Kennedy left by plane for this city where they are making their home with his parents until their apartment at 64 Bristol Street is ready for occupancy. 

The bridegroom who is connected with Capital Finance Corporation, served nearly four years in the US Marine Corps, with two years of duty in the Pacific. He received his discharge October 30 last. He is a graduate of Canandaigua Academy. His bride holds an A.B. degree from San Francisco College for Women.

     Thomas Hamilton Kennedy  was born Canandaigua, New York September 25, 1920.  Thomas was the son of Thomas Daniel Kennedy and Frances Lillian Hamilton.  Thomas died July 24, 1988 Canandaigua, New York, at 67 years of age. 

                                   ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT and CHRONICLE July 25, 1988  PAGE 7B

Thomas Hamilton Kennedy - Canandaigua, Died  July 24, 1988, age 67, predeceased by his wife Marion Dalton Kennedy. Survived by 4 sons, Thomas D., Michael P., both of Canandaigua, Mark R., of Tokyo, Japan, and Pete J. of Rochester, a daughter, Kathleen A. Kennedy, a sister, Helen Kennedy, and his mother Roby Kennedy, 1 grandson, Daniel Sterling, all of Canandaigua.

 Mr. Kennedy was a United States Marine Veteran of WW II, serving in the 1st Marine Division in Guadalcanal in the South Pacific. He received a Letter of Commendation for saving his company commander's life, and Mr. Kennedy was the recipient of the Purple Heart.

He was the Mayor of the City of Canandaigua from 1964 to 1977. Mr. Kennedy retired from Xerox in Dec. 1987.  Calling hours Tuesday at the John C. Johnson Funeral Home at 47 N. Main Street, Canandaigua.  A Prayer service will be held Wednesday at the Funeral Home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 1 AM at St. Mary's Church.  Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery.

                        CANANDAIGUA  DAILY  MESSENGER

Former Canandaigua Mayor T. Hamilton Kennedy died yesterday, July 24, at his home.  Mr. Kennedy, 67, was a life long resident of Canandaigua and a graduate of Canandaigua Academy. A former employee of Kordite Corp., he retired in 1987 from Xerox Corp. 

Mr. Kennedy was a United States Marine Veteran of World War II, serving with the 1st Marine Division in Guadalcanal in the South Pacific. He received a Letter of Commendation for saving the life of his Company Commander and he also received the Purple Heart. 

 He was a member of St. Mary's Church, the Knights of Columbus, American Legion, Post 256, the Elks Club, and the Erina Hose Company.

Surviving are four sons, Thomas D. and Michael P. Kennedy, both of Canandaigua, Mark R. Kennedy of Tokyo, and Pete J. Kennedy of Rochester, a daughter, Kathleen A. Kennedy, a sister, Helen Kennedy, his mother, Mrs. Roby Kennedy of Canandaigua, and a grandson. Mr. Kennedy was predeceased by his wife, Marion, who died in January. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.

        At 37 years of age Thomas became the father of Michael P. Kennedy Canandaigua, New York, December 31, 1957. 

                                       SHORTSVILLE  ENTERPRISE BIRTH 

           Son to Mr. and Mrs. T. Hamilton Kennedy, 311 Gibson Street, December 31, 1957. 

Abram C.2 Cappon  was born New York April 1866.    He married Nellie O'Brien 1885. Nellie was born New York March 1869.  Nellie was the daughter of Mr. O'Brien and Mrs. O'Brien . At 30 years of age Nellie became the mother of Alice Cappon Canandaigua, New York, July 10, 1899.

                  ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  July 14, 1899

                               BORN -   CAPPON

  At Canandaigua, July 10, 1899, to Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Cappon, a daughter.

Abram C. Cappon and Nellie O'Brien had the following children:

Lovetta W.3 Cappon was born Canandaigua, New York April 03, 1887.  Lovetta  died January 1965 in Binghamton, New York, at 77 years of age.

       CANANDAIGUA  DAILY  MESSENGER January 8, 1965

  Mrs. Orin S Bacon -   Mrs. Lovetta Cappon Bacon, 77, widow of Orin S. Bacon, formerly of Canandaigua, died Friday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Melvin W. Leon, Binghamton. Born in Canandaigua, April 3, 1887,

 Mrs. Bacon was the daughter of the late Abram C. and Ella O'Brien Cappon. She attended local schools and in 1907, was married to Mr. Bacon who died in 1954. They moved in 1925 to Florida and since her husband's death, she had made her home in Canandaigua and for the past year in Binghamton.  

Besides her daughter, survivors are four sons, Orin S. Bacon Jr., Charlotte, NC, John S., Canandaigua, George D., Tampa, Fla., and Jean F. Bacon, Belle Glade, Fla., a sister, Mrs. W. Donald Johnson of Canandaigua, 14 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

                     She married Orin S. III Bacon Canandaigua, New York, March 21, 1907.[i]  [i]. Canandaigua City Clerk office record number 1742, states he is a Foreman, age 22 years.

  ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  March 22, 1907  PAGE  3  COL  4

                         CAPPON    -     BACON

The marriage of Miss Lovetta Cappon and Orin S. Bacon Jr., was quietly solemnized at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Cappon, Bristol Street, yesterday morning at 11.  Only the immediate families witnessed the ceremony which was performed by the groom's uncle, Rev. A. F. Bacon of Niagara Falls. 

 A wedding breakfast was served, the guests being seated at one long table.  Mr. and Mrs. Bacon left at 1 PM for the wedding journey and upon return will reside on the Bacon farm known as the Henry Metcalf place.

                       CANANDAIGUA  CHRONICLE

                       MARRIED        Bacon  -  Cappon

  In Canandaigua, March 21, Orin S. Bacon and Miss Lovetta W. Cappon, both of Canandaigua.

                        SAME  PAPER        CAPPONBACON

Miss Lovetta W. Cappon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Cappon, and Orin S. Bacon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Orin S. Bacon, were united in marriage at the home of the bride's parents, in Bristol Street, Thursday morning. Only the immediate families were present at the ceremony which was performed by the groom's uncle, Rev. A. F. Bacon, of the First Presbyterian church, of Niagara Falls.

The bride and groom were unattended. The bride was attired in a princess gown of point d esprite over white silk and carried a bouquet of white lilacs. After the ceremony a wedding breakfast was served in the dining room, the decoration of which were carried out in white and pink. Covers were laid for twenty four. 

Mr. and Mrs. Bacon left for a trip through Ohio and Indiana and upon their return the will reside at the Bacon farm in East Street.

                 Orin S. III Bacon  Orin was born Canandaigua, New York March 10, 1885.  Orin was the son of Orin Stebbins Jr. Bacon and Minnie Minerva Gallup .  Orin died July 03, 1954 in Miami, Florida, at 69 years of age. 


Orin Stebbins Bacon, 69, a native Canandaiguan, died Saturday, July 3, 1954, at his home in Miami, Fla., after a year's illness. Son of Orin Stebbins and Minnie Gallup Bacon, he was born here Mar 10, 1885. 

He attended the local schools, and was a graduate of Mercersburg Academy. He engaged in farming for some years on the Bacon property, now part of the VA Hospital Reservation. Active in Boy Scout work, he was county executive and director of Camp Tarion, Scout camp on the East Lake Shore, before going in 1925 to the Greer School, near Poughkeepsie, where he served about 10 years as boys director. Since that time he had made his home in Florida. 

On Mar 21, 1907 Mr. Bacon married Miss Lovetta Cappon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Cappon, Canandaigua.  Besides his wife he leaves one daughter and four sons, Mrs. Melvin Leon, Binghamton, Orin S. Jr., and Jean, Miami, George, Poughkeepsie, and John S. Bacon, Canandaigua, three sisters, Mrs. Thompson M. Scoon, Geneva, Mrs. Carl H. Shiebler, and Mrs. Arthur R. Munson, Canandaigua, also 12 grandchildren. He was a brother of the late Sheriff Harold G. Bacon. Interment in Miami. 

Alice Cappon    was born Canandaigua, New York July 10, 1899. 

           ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  July 14, 1899

BORN  -  CAPPON   At Canandaigua, July 10, 1899, to Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Cappon, a daughter.


 Lillian Margaret4 Cappon      She married Albert C. Burke September 1947.

            ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL October 3, 1947  Front Page

Recent Bride  -  Mrs. Albert C. Burke Jr., shown above, was the former Miss Lillian Margaret Cappon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Burrell T. Cappon, Park Avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Burke are now residing at 85 Howell Street.

James Patrick2 Carney  was born Shortsville, New York 1876.  James died November 13, 1954 Manchester, New York, at 78 years of age.

SHORTSVILLE  -  James P. Carney, 78, lifelong resident of Shortsville, died Saturday, Nov. 13, 1954, at the home of his son, Miles Carney, Terrace Pl.    Born in Shortsville in 1876, he was employed by the Lehigh Valley Railroad from 1914 to 1922, worked for the Village of Shortsville, from 1938 until 1942.

He was married to Mary E. Gillespie in 1899.  Surviving are four sons, Miles, Everett of Minoa, James Jr. of Manchester, and Ralph of New York City, a daughter, Mrs. Charles VanGelder of Palmyra, a brother William of Canandaigua, a sister, Mrs. Michael Falon of Canandaigua, seven grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Schafer and Halstead Funeral Home, services from St. Dominick's Church, and burial will be in St. Rose Cemetery.

                   He married Mary E. Gillespie Canandaigua, New York, October 18, 1899.[i] [i]. Canandaigua City Clerk office record number 1288.  

Angela Mary Carney  was born Shortsville, New York July 21, 1915.  Angela died January 18, 1992 New York, at 76 years of age. She married Charles A. VanGelder Shortsville, New York, August 23, 1934. 

        ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL Friday September 7, 1934  PAGE 7  COL  3

                          in CHAPIN     VANGELDER   -  CARNEY

 Miss Angela Carney daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Carney, of Shortsville, and Charles VanGelder Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles VanGelder of Chapin, were married August 23, 1934 in St. Dominick's rectory at Shortsville.  The Rev. Father John E. Napier performed the ceremony. 

 The bride who is a graduate of Shortsville High School was attired in a gown of green organdie with a large picture hat of cream lace.  She carried summer flowers.  Miss Jennie Williams was maid of honor and Donald Brown was best man. After a short wedding trip Mr. and Mrs. VanGelder will reside in rooms at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Lincoln. 

                   Charles A. VanGelder was born Canandaigua, New York August 29, 1912.  Charles was the son of Charlie Elmer VanGelder and Christine Mary Dobbler .  Charles died August 1956 at 43 years of age.  At 22 years of age Charles became the father of Son1 VanGelder Canandaigua, New York, April 10, 1935. 


   BIRTH - VANGELDER    At Memorial Hospital, April 10, 1935, a son to Mr. and Mrs. Charles VanGelder of Shortsville.

 At 19 years of age Angela became the mother of Son1 VanGelder Canandaigua, New York, April 10, 1935.   

   Eunice Carpenter  was born 1773.  Eunice died July 14, 1814 Canandaigua, New York, at 41 years of age.[i]  [i]. information.

                ONTARIO REPOSITORY

    Mrs. Eunice Drake, wife of Samuel D. Drake, died July 19, 1814, Canandaigua, age 41.

                         ALSO    WESTERN  REPOSITORY     JULY 19, 1814         

Mrs. Samuel D. DrakeEunice  age 41 Canandaigua. Her body was interred 1814 Canandaigua, New York, West Avenue Pioneer Cemetery.

However in a ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES newspaper, Wednesday, August 22, 1928. The article explains the plight of a man attempting to locate ancestors in an overgrown cemetery, with hay like grass being found cut and left for drying. A complete list of 166 listed inscriptions was  printed in two separate editions.


 William Patrick2 Carroll   was born Canandaigua, New York 1886.   He married Cora Freda Engert Canandaigua, New York, April 20, 1908.

                          ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Friday April 24, 1908

  WEDDED  in ST.  Mary's   -   Rev. J. T. Dougherty Unites in Marriage William Carroll and Cora F. Engert   

On Tuesday afternoon at 3 PM Rev. J. T. Dougherty united in marriage, Miss Cora Freda Engert, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Engert, of Buffalo Street, and William Patrick Carroll, son of Mrs. Patrick Carroll, Charlotte Street. 

The bride and groom were attended by the groom's sister, Miss Jennie Carroll, and Christopher Russell, of Boston, Mass.  The bride wore a traveling costume of blue and carried a white prayer book. Her bridesmaid wore a tan suit and her flowers were pink carnations. Mr. and Mrs. Carroll left at once for their wedding journey. Upon their return they will reside on Lisk Avenue. Mr. Carroll is employed in the New York Central freight office. 

 Eunice S.2 Case .  Daughter of Seba CASE .  She married Ebenezer Sumner Nott October 1822. 

       ONTARIO COUNTY REPOSITORY October 29, 1822

       Ebenezer S. Nott to Eunice S. Case, daughter of Seba Case.

           Ebenezer was born Cheshire, New York 1799.  Ebenezer was the son of Epaphras Nott and Jemima Sumner.  He married Jerusha Brown .  Ebenezer died February 20, 1881 Canandaigua, New York, at 81 years of age. 

    ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Fri. Feb. 25, 1881  PAGE  2  COL  6

            DIED -   This town, February 20th, Ebenezer S. Nott, aged 82 years. 

Herbert Catlin and Nellie E. Noble had the following children:

Lena May Catlin was born Bellona, New York November 15, 1904.  Lena died April 16, 1990 Canandaigua, New York, at 85 years of age.


CANANDAIGUA    -    Lena St. Angelo, 86, of Camelot Court, died yesterday April 16, at Thompson Hospital after a long illness.  Mrs. St. Angelo, formerly of West Lake Road, was a graduate of Thompson Hospital Nursing School and worked as a private duty nurse in the Canandaigua area for many years.   She was a member of the Thompson Hospital alumni Association and the Senior Citizens Action Council.

Surviving are her husband, George St. Angelo, a brother George Catlin of Lakeland, Florida, and several nieces and nephews.  No prior calling hours, burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. 


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