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DRAKE - DUKELOW
was born 1746. He
Carpenter in Goshen, Orange Co., New York, June 17,
1790. First Presbyterian Church at
Goshen, New York.
was born 1773.
Eunice was the daughter of Richard Carpenter
and Abigail. Eunice
died July 14, 1814 Canandaigua, New
York, at 41 years of age.[i]
Eunice Drake, wife of Samuel D. Drake, died July 19, 1814,
Canandaigua, age 41.
JULY 19, 1814 Mrs. Samuel D. Drake, Eunice age 41 Canandaigua
born 1803. Eunice
August 20, 1811 Canandaigua, New York, at 8 years of age.
Eunice, daughter of Samuel Drake died August 20, 1811,
Canandaigua, Age 8.
ALSO WESTERN REPOSITORY August 20, 1811
born in Dutchess Co., New York May 15, 1792. Elizabeth
18, 1874 Canandaigua, New York, at 82 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday August 28, 1874
DIED - ANDREWS
this town, August 18, 1874, Betsey Andrews, consort of Harris Andrews,
aged 81 years. Her
interred 1874 Hopewell, New York, Dillon Cemetery.
Harris Andrews was
born Mass. October 07, 1789. Harris
was the son of Samuel Andrews
October 04, 1873 Canandaigua, New York, at 83 years of age.
Ontario County Times dated October 8, 1873 PAGE 2 COL 7
in Canandaigua, October 4th, 1873, Harris Andrews, aged 84 years.
Drake was born 1796.
died June 17,
1880 in North Cohocton, New York, at 83 years of age.
NAPLES NEAPOLITAN NEWSPAPER
Mrs. Sally Andrews, wife of Smedley Andrews, died at her home
about two miles west of this village, Thursday June 17th. She had been in poor
health for some months for the past few weeks very low, and therefore her death
not unexpected. Her disease was dropsy of the heart. Funeral Saturday, June the
19th from the house, her late residence. Sermon by Rev. S. T. Dean from
words of her own selection.
Her remains rest in the family grounds, beside her relatives, in the
cemetery at North Cohocton. She was born at Newtown, now Naples, in the year
1796, consequently at her death was 84 years old. Her maiden name was D
She married Smedley Andrews in 1816 at the age of 19, who still survives her. She was the mother of eleven children, nine of whom are still living, all of whom occupy useful and honorable positions in society.
joined the Methodist church when only twenty three years old, since which the
long period of sixty one years has lived a devoted Christian life. She fulfilled
well all the relations of life. A good woman has departed, deeply mourned not
only by relatives, but a large circle of friends and acquaintance.
Mrs. Sarah Andrews, mother of Mrs. M. Monier of this village, died at her residence, near Blood's Depot, on Thursday, June 17th, at the advanced age of 83. Mrs. Andrews was one of the oldest residents of that vicinity, and very highly esteemed by all who knew her.
For sixty years she had been a faithful, consistent Christian, and dying, as she did, in the full possession of her faculties, she manifested a perfect willingness, rejoicing even, to commit herself to her Savior's keeping. To her, death was a welcome guest, and she has entered upon her rest.
of her daughters now living, five in number, were present at her funeral, which
took place on Saturday, June 19, Rev. Mr. Dean of Bloods, officiating, of
whose church she was a member. Her husband still lives to mourn his loss, as
well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Her
interred 1880 in North Cohocton, New York, Old Clearview Cemetery.
born Canandaigua, New York August 09,1793.
His obituary states that he was born in 1795. Smedley was the son
of Samuel Andrews
January 25, 1882 in Bloods, New York, at 88 years of age.
THE NAPLES RECORD January 27, 1882
Smedley Andruss, of Cohocton, the father of Mrs. Millard of this village,
died quite suddenly yesterday morning, at the home of his daughter, Mrs.
Solomon Woodward. The funeral is today.
January 26, 1882
Smedley Andrus, residing with his daughter, Mrs. E. Woodard, was
taken dangerously ill with pneumonia on Saturday last. Dr. Woodard, who
was immediately called, has been in almost constant attendance. At this writing
the old gentleman is some better. Fears are entertained lest his great age, 87
years, and extreme debility preclude recovery.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday February
Death of Smedley Andurs
The Bloods Correspondent of the Neopolitan says,
Andurs, one of the oldest and most noted citizens of this place, who
recently departed this life at the advanced age of 87 years, was born at
Canandaigua in 1795.
He was educated at the old academy of the same place, and after acquiring a preliminary education, commenced the study of law and was about to be admitted to the bar when the war of 1812 broke out Mr. Andurs being then a strong and vigorous boy and full of patriotic zeal, he was one of the first to enlist in the service. He also drove the first load of provisions from Canandaigua to Buffalo, where the army was then contesting. He served the life of a brave soldier, many times being the last man to retreat. After the war he came back to his father's home, and at the age of 23 years was married to Sally Drake.
Starting then for himself, laboring with the disadvantages of those days and disturbed by the howling of wolves and other animals. After all this, acquiring a good fortune, and being blessed with eleven children, nine of whom are left to mourn the loss of their aged father.
C. Drake was
born Canandaigua, New York July 13, 1809.
June 14, 1897 New York City, New York, at 87 years of age.
UNION and ADVERTISER June
18, 1897 PAGE 5
R emains Brought From New York
emains Brought From New York
June 18, The remains of Mrs.
Benjamin F. Hawks were brought here from New York yesterday for burial in
Phelps cemetery. The funeral was held from the Methodist Church.
DEMOCRAT and CHRONICLE June
18, 1897 PAGE
4 COL 3
wife of the late Benjamin F. Hawks, a former resident of Phelps, died at
the home of her daughter, Mrs. Martin Brush, of New York, last Monday.
The remains were brought to Phelps yesterday for the burial in the family plot
in the Phelps Cemetery.
services were held at the Methodist Episcopal Church, the deceased being one of
the oldest members of that church. Her age was 87 years. Two sons and three
daughters survive her.
NEW YORK TIMES June 16, 1897
HAWKS, Hannah D. 156 W. 81st Street Age 87, died on the 14th. Her body was interred 1897 Phelps, New York.
Phelps, New York December 28, 1799. Benjamin
was the son of Eleazer Hawks
07, 1878 Phelps, New York, at 78 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Fri. April
19, 1878 PAGE
2 COL 5
DIED - HAWKS
At his residence in Phelps, NY, early Sunday morning, April 7, 1878, suddenly of heart disease, Mr. B. F. Hawks, aged 78 years.
born Ireland 1845. Jerry
died October 28, 1919 East Bloomfield,
New York, at approximately 74 years of age.
East Bloomfield, October 31, 1919
Driscoll, aged 74 years, died at his home Tuesday night.
He was born in Ireland, and came to this country when eight years of age.
He had spent most of his life in this town in agricultural pursuits.
Mrs. Driscoll died last December.
leaves two daughters, Mrs. Morgan of Fulton, and Mrs. William Lyons of
East Bloomfield, also three sons, Michael of East Bloomfield, Daniel
of Rochester Junction, and Private Timothy of Camp Green, Charlotte, NC.
Funeral at St. Bridget's Church Saturday.
Interment in church cemetery.
was born Ireland 1844. Catherine
died December 07, 1918 East Bloomfield, New
York, at 74 years of age.
Catherine Driscoll died at her home northwest of East Bloomfield, Friday
afternoon, December 7th, aged 74 years. Mrs. Driscoll had been a resident
of this town for several years, and was well and favorably known.
husband, Jerry Driscoll, and five children, two daughters, and three
sons, survive her. The funeral took place Monday morning, December 10th, with
burial in St. Bridget's Cemetery. Rev P. A. Neville officiated.
and Catherine O'Leary
had the following children:
died April 10,
1943 East Bloomfield, New York.
NEWSPAPER - OBITUARY
LYONS - Mrs. Helen Driscoll Lyons died suddenly, Saturday, April 10, 1943, in her home in Michigan Street after several years of ill health.
She is survived by her husband, James Lyons, and one daughter, Miss Marion Lyons of East Bloomfield, three brothers, Michael Driscoll of West Bloomfield, Timothy Driscoll of Victor, and Daniel Driscoll of Canandaigua. Funeral services were held Tuesday morning in St. Bridget's Church. Rev. George W. Doud, rector, celebrated the mass. Burial was made in St. Bridget's Cemetery.
R.2 Driscoll was born West Bloomfield, New
York 1879. Daniel
died May 10, 1944 Willard, New York, at 64
years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL Friday May 12, 1944
Driscoll, 64, Pleasant Street, died Wednesday, May 10, 1944, at Willard State
Hospital, after a long illness. He
was born in East Bloomfield, a son of Jeremiah and Catherine O'Leary Driscoll,
and was a retired farmer. He had been a resident of Canandaigua for ten years.
his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Redfern Driscoll, survivors are two sons, Private
Raymond D. Driscoll, technician with the Army Medical Corps,
Lordsburg, NM, and Edson J. Driscoll of Detroit Michigan, two brothers
Michael Driscoll of West Bloomfield, and Timothy Driscoll of Victor, also
several nieces and nephews.
services will be held Saturday from McElwee funeral chapel, and from St. Mary's
Church. Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
Canandaigua, New York, June 02, 1909.
Elizabethwas born in Cullin, Ireland January 14, 1883. Elizabeth was the daughter of George Redfern and Anne Hamilton. Elizabeth died April 14, 1968 Canandaigua, New York, at 85 years of age.
CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER April 15, 1968
Elizabeth Driscoll, 85, of 226 Pleasant St., died Sunday. A native of
Ireland, Mrs. Driscoll was born January 14, 1883, the daughter of the late George
and Ann Hamilton Redfern. She was a member of St. Mary's Church.
Survivors are two sons, Ray D. Driscoll of Canandaigua and Edson J. Driscoll of Tampa, Fla., a sister, Mrs. Sarah Southworth of Rochester, and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the McElwee Funeral Home where a prayer service will be held Wednesday. Requiem Mass will follow at 9 AM in St. Mary's Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
and Susan Williamson
had the following child:
was born France March 12, 1845. Her
death record states that here birthplace was Ireland, which is where her parents
were also born. Ursula
12, 1920 Canandaigua, New York, at 75 years of age.[i]
Canandaigua City clerk office record number 84 on Page 226 states that she lived
at 89 West Gibson Street, and the informant was Mrs. Ursula Edgett. Stated also
that she was married to William Tracey
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL April
16, 1920 PAGE 4
Tracey at Canandaigua, April 12, 1920, Mrs. Ursula D. Tracey aged
75 years, wife of William Tracey Sr.
SAME PAPER PAGE
The death of Mrs. Ursula D. Tracey aged 75 years, wife of William Tracey Sr., occurred at her home on West Gibson Street early Monday morning. Death was due to pneumonia and complications.
leaves her husband, five daughters Mrs. G. A. Brown of Hopewell, Mrs.
Ursula Edgett, Miss Katherine Tracey, and Mrs. Earl VanDenbergh of
Rochester, Miss Isaphine Tracey of Canandaigua, William Tracey Jr.
of Canandaigua, and James Tracey of Buffalo. Interment at Woodlawn.
Wed. Feb. 3, 1926
Tracey, aged 83 years who had been a resident of this city practically his
entire life, died at his home on West Gibson Street Sunday morning following
several years of illness. He was a member of Canandaigua KOTM.
leaves two sons and five daughters, James D., of Buffalo, William Jr. and
Miss Isaphine of this city, Mrs. G. A. Brown of Hopewell, Miss
Katherine Tracey, Mrs. Ursula T. Edgett, and Mrs. Earl VanDenberg, all of
Rochester. Presbyterian Church service, Interment at Woodlawn.
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