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  Daniel J.2 Damond was born in Fitchburg, Mass. 1873.  Daniel died February 07, 1926 Shortsville, New York, at 52 years of age.

                ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Wednesday February 17, 1926

                       DEATHS  -   DAMOND

 At Shortsville, February 8, 1926, Daniel J. Damond, aged 52 years.   He married Mary B. Wheatley 1902.

                    ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Wednesday February 17, 1926

Daniel J. Damond died at his home about one half mile northeast of this village on the Shortsville Clifton Springs Road on Monday morning, aged 52 years. He was born in Fitchburg, Mass. The only survivor was his wife, Mrs. Mary Damond.

The funeral was held from his late home on Wednesday. Rev. Swarthout of the Manchester Baptist church conducted the service. Remains were placed in the vault at Brookside Cemetery. His body was interred 1926 Manchester, New York, Pioneer Cemetery.

                         Mary was born November 10, 1867.  Mary was the daughter of William Wheatley and Sarah Emily Maybee.  Mary died April 11, 1937 at 69 years of age. 

                   ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL Friday April 16, 1937 

  DIED -  DAMOND -   At Shortsville, April 11, 1937, Mrs. Mary Damond. 

 Byron A. Davis    He married Ella E. Woodard Bristol, New York, January 01, 1874. 

                          ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES January 7, 1874   PAGE  2  COL  5

                               MARRIED           DAVIS   - WOODARD

At the same place and time, Mr. Byron C. Davis and Miss Ella E. Woodard, all of South Bristol.  His sister, Mary C. Davis also married this day, Congregational Church of Bristol.

               Mary Carolyn Davis  was born South Bristol, New York December 04, 1852.  1900 Canandaigua Census shows her birth month as February. Mary died February 08, 1916 Los Angeles, California, at 63 years of age.  

Sarah Putney DAVIS

ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL February 10, 1911  COL  3

Mrs. George W. Ingraham, of Coachella, Cal., writes that she wishes to thank through the Journal, the many relatives and friends in this section, who remembered her on her 59th birthday with a shower of postcards. 

                   ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Fri. February 11, 1916

INGRAHAM - The death of Mrs. George W. Ingraham occurred at Los Angeles, Cal., on Tuesday, following a long illness. Deceased was born at South Bristol, the daughter of Charles G. and Sarah Putney Davis, on December 4, 1852, one of 11 children who grew to manhood and womanhood.

Besides her husband, she leaves four sons, Demerrill C., of Bristol, Chauncey W. of Honeoye, Herbert G. and Frank C. of Los Angeles. Brothers and sisters are, Warren G. William L. and Elmer E. Davis, and Mrs. W. D. Green, of Canandaigua, Byron A. of Hemlock, Mrs. Harriet Seward, of Canadice, Frank M. Davis of Honeoye, Mrs. Frank J. Fairburn of Los Angeles, Cal. A brother Otto A. Davis passed away at Los Angeles on December 28. Interment was at Los Angeles.

             At 29 years of age Mary became the mother of Chauncey W. Ingraham Bristol, NY, 1882.                          

Farman Davis and Jane had the following children:

Sarah E. Davis  was born Bristol, New York August 21, 1845.[i]  Sarah died 1916 Lima, New York, at 70 years of age.  Her body was interred 1916 Bristol, New York, Baptist Hill Cemetery  She married Elnathan Gooding Briggs October 23, 1870.  [i]. Sarah's obit notice in newspaper.  (Newspaper obituary said she died on May 12 but gave no year.)

                     Elnathan Gooding Briggs -  Elnathan was born Bristol, New York November 12, 1843.  Elnathan was the son of William W. Briggs and Nancy Briggs.  Elnathan died December 15, 1923 Lima, New York, at approximately 80 years of age.

               VICTOR HERALD  Fri.  December 21, 1923  PAGE  8

                                   OBITUARY -   BRIGGS

Elnathan Gooding Briggs died at his home in Lima, Saturday morning. He was born in Bristol, November 12, 1843, and was the son of William W. and Nancy Briggs. On October 23rd, 1870 he married Miss Sarah Davis.

He leaves two sons, Arthur of Syracuse, and Floyd of Lima, two daughters, Misses Emma and Bessie Briggs, of Lima, four grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. Ruth B. Hitchcock of E. Bloomfield. Funeral was held at the family home, Monday afternoon. Interment in Baptist Hill Cemetery.

Melvin H. Davis and Harriet Clason  had the following child:

Amanda2 Davis  was born in Cohocton, New York June 27, 1853.  Amanda died June 10, 1930 Canandaigua, New York, at 76 years of age.[i] [i]. Her date of death is taken from her surrogate record at the Ontario County Archive in Hopewell, NY. She had resided at 28 Dungan Street, Canandaigua.Canandaigua City clerk office record number 86 on Page 45 states she was married to John Spencer Andrews, 28 Dungan Street. The informant was Mildred Andrews.

             DEMOCRAT and CHRONICLE  June 12, 1930  PAGE  8  COL  4

                           MRS. JOHN  S.  ANDREWS

Canandaigua, June 11, Mrs. Amanda Davis Andrews, 77, wife of John S. Andrews, died today. Besides her husband, she leaves three sons and one daughter. Albert A. Andrews of Potsdam, Melvin Andrews of Rochester, Arthur A. Andrews and Miss Mildred Andrews of Canandaigua. Funeral from the home Thursday. Her body was interred 1930 Canandaigua, New York, Woodlawn Cemetery.

                 She married John Spencer Andrews Naples, New York, June 14, 1876.  Married by Rev. Mills B. Gelston, Presbyterian.

John was born Ontario County, New York October 03,1849.  John was the son of Samuel Andrews and Mary Jane Smith.  John died April 14, 1939 Albany, New York, at 89 years of age.  His body was interred 1939 Canandaigua, New York, Woodlawn Cemetery. 


Homer Daw and Lucinda had the following child:

 Jane Ann2 Daw  was born in Daw's Corners July 20, 1838.  Jane died April 17, 1918 Canandaigua, New York, at 79 years of age. 

             ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  April 19, 1918     

WOOD -   The death of Mrs. Jane Ann Wood, wife of George W. Wood, occurred at the home on Chapin Street on Wednesday morning. Deceased was the daughter of Homer and Lucinda Daw, and was born at Daw's Corners on July 20, 1838.

Jane Ane Daw was married to George W. Wood at Batavia on December 26, 1856. Most of their married life was spent in Canandaigua.  All admired and respected her for her many good traits of character, and for her tender regard for all those by whom she was surrounded.

 She was a member of St. John's Church, the Woman's Auxiliary of the Young Men's Christian Temperance Union.  There survive three sons, Clay M. Wood, of Rochester, Dr. George D. Wood and Harry Wood, of Canandaigua, and one daughter, Mrs. Joseph Maxwell, of New York City, also five grand daughters, and one grandson. Rev. Herbert Gaylord will officiate at the funeral services to be held at the home this afternoon. Interment will be at Ionia.

                 ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL December 28, 1917

WEDDING ANNIVERSARY -   Mr. and Mrs. George W. Wood, Chapin Street, celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary on Wednesday.  George W. Wood and Jane Ann Daw were married on December 26, 1856, at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Daw, at Daw's Corners, Genesee County.

Forty six years ago they came to Canandaigua, where they have since resided, with the exception of 15 years spent in Buffalo.  During this time Mr. Wood was in the employ of the New York Central and Penn. Railroads, he having retired 22 years ago. There was no formal celebration owing to the illness of Mrs. Wood.

Amos Dawley and Mary Matteson had the following child:

Sarah Elizabeth7 Dawley  was born New York February 12, 1818.  Sarah died October 06, 1888 Mendon, New York, at 70 years of age.  Her body was interred 1888 Mendon, NY, Mendon Cemetery.  Inscription reads, wife of David, lot 34, b. Feb 12, 1818, d. Oct 6, 1888 age 70. She married David Shulters Ontario County, 1834.

           David Shulters -    David was born Rensselear County, New York October 15, 1811.  David was the son of David Shulters and Hannah .  David died November 07, 1890 Mendon, Monroe Co., New York, at 79 years of age. 

 Honeoye Times November 13, 1890 newspaper stated he was an aged and respected resident of this town, died at his home near Miller's Corners, Friday last, aged 70 years. Mr. Shulter's father was one of the early settlers of this town. The funeral was held Monday from his late residence, the pastor of the Mendon Baptist church officiating.

One week prior to his death there was another notice in the same paper stating that Mr. David Shulters is seriously ill, and there are grave doubts as to his recovery, as he is quite advanced in years. Leonard Shulters, of Batavia, is visiting his sick father, David Shulters.

                         ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Fri. November 21, 1890

                         DIED -   In East Mendon November 7, 1890, David Shulters, aged   82 years.

Patrick1 Dawson  was born Ireland 1830.   He married Maria Quinlan.  Maria was born Ireland 1833.  Maria died October 24, 1915 Canandaigua, New York, at 82 years of age. 

                ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL October 29, 1915

DAWSON -   The death of Mrs. Mary Dawson, widow of Patrick Dawson, occurred at her home on West Gibson Street on Monday evening, aged 83 years.

There survive four daughters, Mrs. Hugh McGarry, of Phelps, Mrs. William Nutt, of Chili Station, Misses Ella and Johanna Dawson, of Canandaigua, four sons, Frank and Thomas Dawson of Rochester, Daniel Dawson, of Shortsville, and James Dawson, of Canandaigua, and one sister, Mrs. John Day, of New York City.

                                The funeral services were held at St. Mary's Church yesterday morning. Interment was at Calvary cemetery. 

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