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DEAN - DEY
Elvin C. Dean
and Lucinda Alden
had the following children:
Jane Dean was
born New York August 11, 1830. Mary
16, 1882 Philadelphia, Penn., at 51 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL April 21,
3 Col 9
DIED - VANGELDER -
In this village, April 16, 1882, Mary Jane VanGelder, aged 51
years and 8 months.
ONTARIO REPOSITORY MESSENGER April 20, 1882
PAGE 3 COL 2
The many friends of Mrs. Alfred VanGelder will be pained to learn
of her death, which took place in Philadelphia this morning, where she had gone
for the purpose of having a tumor removed. For several months she had been an
invalid, suffering pain from which death would have been a welcome relief, but
for leaving a devoted husband and children.
was a devoted Christian woman and a shining example of the realities of
religion. She had a warm and loving heart, was motherly and kind, devoted and
loving to all. She held a place in the hearts of all her acquaintances who mourn
her as a lost friend, but one whose example will make life's journey easier and
it's disappointments more endurable, for amid her suffering she never lost hope
or courage, but perfectly trusted in Jesus.
Chapinville April 17. Her
interred 1882 Hopewell, New York, Chapman Cemetery.
Steuben Co., New York, September 25, 1850.
born Pine Bank, New Jersey October 11, 1825.
Alfred was the son of William VanGelder
29, 1916 Wilmington, Delaware, at 90 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday May
5, 1916 PAGE
1 COL 7
death of Alfred VanGelder, aged 91 years, occurred at Wilmington Delaware
on Saturday. He was a former resident of this vicinity and had resided in
Wilmington for the past 18 months.
There survive four sons, George B. VanGelder, of Canandaigua, and Fred, Emerson and Edgar of Wilmington, Del., two daughters, Mrs. Charles Gifford of Canandaigua, Mrs. Charles Hathaway of Wilmington, two sisters, Mrs. Hulda Weeks, of Sharon, Wisconsin, one brother William VanGelder of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The funeral services were being held in the Methodist church at Chapin on Tuesday. Interment was in the Chapman cemetery at Hopewell.
George Shannon5 Dean was born in Barrington, Yates Co., New York March 12, 1828. George died February 11, 1912 in Independence, Buchanan Co., Iowa, at 83 years of age. Obituary of George Shannon Dean
Conservative Independence, Iowa: February 14, 1912
of Mr. Dean - George S. Dean, an aged resident of Buchanan county,
passed away Sunday forenoon, Feb. 11, at the home of his daughter, Mrs.
Clinton E. Miller, on Second avenue N. E. George Shannon Dean was
born at Barrington, Yates county, N. Y., March 12, 1828.
1854 he was united in marriage to Louisa A. Smith, of Olive, Ulster
county, N.Y. They resided at Penn Yan, N.Y., until 1855, when they removed to
this state, residing in Independence for three years. They then moved to a farm
in Jefferson township, residing there and in Brandon until 1868, when they
purchased a farm four miles northeast of Independence and onto which they moved.
Dean died in 1877. About twelve years ago Mr. Dean sold the home farm
and has since resided in Independence with the exception of two years which he
spent at Jessup. In early life Mr. Dean united with the Baptist church
and has ever since the building of the First Baptist church of Independence been
a devout member.
children are left to mourn the loss of this father; he is also survived by
twenty-five grandchildren. The children are Elvin C., living near Vista, Dr.
W. F., of Grants Pass, Ore., Rev. Charles S., of Konantz, Col., Carrie
A. Kepford, of Alva, Okla, and Mrs. Clinton E. Miller, of
Services will be held at the house at 1:30 this afternoon, conducted by Rev.
Hill, and services at the church at 2 o'clock. Internment at Oak Wood
body was interred
1912 in Independence, Iowa, Oakwood Cemetery.
Lot number 114.
John Deere and Mary Connor had the following child:
Mary2 Deere was born Ireland July 06, 1846. Her birth date is shown on her death record at Canandaigua City clerk office as July 06, 1846. Her father's last name is given as Deere. The 1900 Canandaigua Census shows as March 1849, and she was born Ireland. Her grave marker shows a birth year as 1847. Mary died December 14, 1943 Canandaigua, New York, at 97 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL July 9, 1943
Mrs. Mary Scantlin Has 97th Birthday Anniversary
Mary Scantlin, Chapel Street, observing her 97th birthday, Monday, expressed
no ambition to live to be a hundred, but simply to stay alive until three of her
great grandsons return from the war. Two of these twin brothers, Gordon and
Henry Prince of Rochester, are in Australia and another brother was in the
Tunisian fighting. Still active and retaining all her faculties with the
exception of diminishing eyesight, Mrs. Scantlin listens eagerly to radio
Scantlin keeps house for a son in law, Charles O'Reilly. Two years
ago she was doing all the housework even the laundry, and in addition her own
clothes and hand pieced many beautiful quilts.
I can't do so much now she complains. I had to give up my sewing over a
year ago on account of my eyes. However she seems to get along all right even
in her mid thirties, Mrs. Scantlin was left with six young children to
bring up and support. She and William Scantlin had been married less than
15 years and had just made a small payment on the house where she still lives
when he died. Her youngest child was only a year old. To keep the family
together she worked out by the day
and did her own housework, baking, sewing, washing, and ironing, for seven at
night. For several years she was cook at the old Granger Place School for girls
here. It must be hard work which
accounts for my long life she opines.
Born in Ireland, Mrs. Scantlin came to this country and settled in Canandaigua with her parents when still a small child. Her wealth of information about old Canandaigua is inexhaustible. Of her six children, four boys and two girls, only three are living. They are Daniel, John and Thomas Scantlin, all of Rochester.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL December 17, 1943
OBITUARY - SCANTLIN
services were held yesterday Thursday morning, from St. Mary's Church, for Mrs.
Mary Deere Scantlin, 97, who died in her home in Chapel Street, Tuesday,
December 14, 1943, after a brief illness. Interment was made in Calvary
Scantlin believed to have been Canandaigua's oldest resident, was born in
Ireland, July 6, 1846, and came to America 84 years ago. She had lived in
Canandaigua all but two years of those years, and for some years past had kept
house for her son in law, Charles O'Reiley, doing all of the household
tasks despite her advanced years. She was active and alert and recalled with
regret that she had seen four wars during her lifetime.
the occasion of her 97th birthday, last July, she had said she did not
anticipate reaching the century mark, but did want to live to see the return
from the current war of three grandsons. Left
a widow when her husband the late William Scantlin died, soon after
moving into the Chapel Street home in which she lived for so many years, Mrs.
Scantlin reared six children through her own efforts.
She is survived by three sons, Daniel, John, and Thomas Scantlin, all of Rochester, nine grandchildren, and 15 great grandchildren. Her body was interred 1943 Canandaigua, New York, Calvary Cemetery.
Jacob1 DeGroote was born Holland July 03, 1876 He married twice.
first married Florence M. LYKE. He
married 2nd Catherine
was born New York 1877.
died 1961 Honeoye, New York, at
84 years of age.
CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER 1961
Mrs. Jacob DeGroote - SHORTSVILLE
Katherine Mapes DeGroote, 83, died Tuesday at the home of her son, George
Mapes of Honeoye, following a long illness.
She was a native of Palmyra. She was a member of the Shortsville
Presbyterian Church, and the Friendship Circle. For many years she had taught a
Sunday School Class. He husband Jacob DeGroote died about 10 years ago.
her son, she is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Frank Thelma Secora of East
Henrietta, a step daughter, Mrs. John Emma Kennedy Sr., Shortsville, a
sister, Mrs. Joseph Butterworth of Rochester, three grandchildren and
several nieces and nephews. Interment at Brookside Cemetery.
had the following
was born Manchester, New York 1905. Emma
01, 1989 Shortsville, New York, at 83 years of age.
CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER January 3, 1989
- Emma V. Kennedy, 83,
West Main Street, died Sunday, Jan 1.
Mrs. Kennedy was born in Manchester and for many years was a
beautician in Shortsville. She retired in 1970.
The widow of John F. Kennedy, she is survived by a son
and daughter in law, John H. and Dorothy Kennedy of Shortsville, two
grandchildren and three great grandchildren. A mass of Christian burial will be
said Thursday at St. Dominic Church, Shortsville. Burial in St. Rose Cemetery.
John Francis Kennedy
New York, February 19, 1927.[i]
of the Affidavit for License to Marry number 46, and the Marriage License can be
found on PG 2P and PG 2Q in the book, A Tree Trunk. Married by Joseph E. Guilfoil,
Priest, in the presence of Melvin Deuel and Helen L. Conklin
Francis Kennedy - John
born Canandaigua, New York December 26, 1901.
Record number 1863 at City Clerk Office.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL January 3, 1902
BORN - KENNEDY
Canandaigua, Dec 26, 1901 to Mr. and Mrs. Henry James Kennedy, a son.
John was the son of Henry James Kennedy
was born 1909.
26, 1945 Shortsville, New York, at 35 years of age.
VICTOR HERALD February
OBITUARY - ALLEN
Helen DeGroote Allen, wife of Walter Allen, died at their home in
Shortsville, January 26, 1945, at the age of 36.
Mr. and Mrs. Allen lived in Victor for a short time following
their marriage in 1934. She had
been ill for some time.
Besides her husband she is survived by a daughter Joan Emily, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob DeGroote, of Shortsville, two sisters, Mrs. Frank Secora, and Mrs. John Kennedy, both of Shortsville, and a brother, Sgt. George Mapes, now in Belgium. Funeral services were held in her home. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, Shortsville
was born Ireland 1835. William died February 18, 1915 Geneva, New York, at
79 years of age.
GENEVA DAILY TIMES February
OBITUARY - William J. DeVaney Sr.
death of William J. DeVaney, aged 83 years, of 57 Cherry Street, occurred
this morning, after an illness of several weeks.
Mr. DeVaney is survived by two sons, Patrolman William J. DeVaney Jr., and Michael E. DeVaney, of this city, four daughters, Miss Mary E. DeVaney, of Auburn, Mrs. E. S. Martin, of Utica, Miss Ellen R. DeVaney, and Miss Anna E. DeVaney of Geneva. Funeral services will be held Saturday, the hour to be announced later.
body was interred February 20, 1915 Geneva,
New York, St. Patrick's Cemetery. Old
Section lot number 509.
William J.3 DeVaney
was born Geneva, New York 1870. 1915
Census Geneva, William aged 45 years, Policeman, wife Rose, aged
40 years, William J., age 3 years, and Joseph H. aged 57 days. William
died 1962 Geneva, New York, at 92 years of
body was interred 1962 Geneva, New York,
St. Patrick's Cemetery.
E. Hanratty. Rose
was born 1875.
died June 13, 1939 Geneva, New
York, at 63 years of age.
GENEVA DAILY TIMES
OBITUARY Mrs. William J. DeVaney
Rose H. DeVaney, wife of William J. DeVaney, died this morning at the
family home, 95 Mill Street, after a short illness. Besides her husband, she
leaves a daughter, Elizabeth and two sons, William J. , and Joseph H.
DeVaney, all of Geneva. Mrs. DeVaney was a member of the Rosary
Society of St. Stephen's church. Funeral announcements will be made later.
was born Geneva, New York January 24, 1874.
died March 19, 1926 Geneva, New
York, at 52 years of age. Death
record at Geneva Town Hall, record number 68, lists his residence as 159
LaFayette Ave., Geneva, and his wife as Nellie Quinn.
GENEVA DAILY TIMES March 20,
GENEVA DAILY TIMES March 20,
DeVaney, aged 54 years, died last night at the home of his daughter, Mrs.
John Long, 159 Lafayette Ave., after a short illness. Mr. DeVaney was
a member of the Nester Hose athletic team of thirty years ago, and as such
competed in many races throughout the state. He was often engaged to run with
teams at Waterloo, Ithaca, Syracuse and other places.
33 consecutive years he was employed at the Standard Optical company plant and
was a member of the Holy Name Society of St. Stephen's church.
are his wife, Nellie Quinn DeVaney, two daughters, Mrs. John Long and
Miss Edwina DeVaney of Geneva, one son Jerome, of Atterbury, Mass.,
four sisters, Miss Mary M. DeVaney of Auburn, Miss Ellen R. DeVaney of
Palm Beach, Fla., Miss Anna DeVaney of Geneva, and Mrs. Edward Martin of
Winter Park, Fla., and one brother, Officer William DeVaney of the Geneva
Police department, also two grandchildren.
The body was removed to his home, 253 William Street from where the funeral will be held Monday morning, and St. Stephen's church. Interment at St. Patrick's Cemetery.
Geneva, New York, September 09, 1896.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES September 16, 1896
PAGE 3 COL
MARRIED DEVANEY - QUINN
At Geneva September 9, 1896 Michael DeVaney and Miss Nellie C. Quinn both of Geneva.
John LONG was born
Watertown, New York April 10, 1897. John
was the son of John Jr. Long and Julia Ann
died June 02,
1941 Geneva, New York, at 44 years of age.
GENEVA DAILY TIMES
June 4, 1941
Funeral of John F. Long
funeral of John F. Long who died Monday, was held this morning at 8
o'clock from his late home, 159 Lafayette Avenue, and also St. Francis de Sales
church with Solemn High Mass. The celebrant was the Rev. Raymond Nolan
with the Rev. William O'Brien and the Rev. Ralphj Neagle as sub deacon.
Burial was in St. Patrick's Cemetery with military honors, Father Neagle
bearers were Joseph and Leo McDonough, Joseph McElroy, Edward McKenna, C. D.
McCarthy and Edward Donahue. Members of the military escort from the
American Legion, headed by C. DeWolfe Smith, were Magnus Larson,
Martin McCarthy, John Gleason, Charles Kleinhenz, Malcolm Allen, C. Leonard
Bowler, and Francis Alvaro, bugler.
and Sarah Neafie
had the following children:
was born New Jersey October 12, 1792. Anthony
died March 21,
1865 at 72 years of age. He
New York, January 17, 1816.
ONTARIO REPOSITORY January 23, 1816.
born Varick, Seneca Co., New York June 08, 1804.
February 08, 1893 Canandaigua, New York, at 88 years of age.[i]
Canandaigua City Clerk Office record number 1003.Also stated she was a 40 year
ONTARIO REPOSITORY MESSENGER Thurs. Feb. 9, 1893
- At Canandaigua, at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Albion
Ellis, February 8, 1893, Mrs. Mary Dey Johnson, aged 88 years and 8
months. Funeral, Friday at 11 AM. Her
interred February 1893 Canandaigua, New York, West Avenue Cemetery.
Seneca Co., New York, March 27, 1833.[ii]
the book, 10,000 Vital Records of Central NY 1813 1850, by Fred Q. Bowman, page
132, number 4806. Moses Johnson of Waterloo, married 3 27 1833, Mary Dey,
daughter of Captain David, in Varick, Rev. Law.
and DEATH NOTICES from Seneca County New York, 1817-1885
Moses Johnson of Varick, NY to Mary Dey daughter of David of Varick
April 1, 1833, Waterloo, NY SENECA OBSERVER
April 3, 1833, published every Wednesday AM in Waterloo by Charles
MARRIED - On Wednesday last by Rev. A. D. Lane, Mr. Moses
Johnson of this village, to Miss Mary, daughter of David Dey Esq.
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