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ERICKSON - ESTES
Mauritz2 Erickson was
born in Brockville 1896. He
in Holly, Orleans Co., New York, September
Copy of the Marriage record number 149 is on PG 2E in the book, A Tree Trunk.
September 20, 1917 PAGE
pretty wedding of Victor people was solemnized at 10 o'clock on Monday morning
September 17th at Holly, by the Rev. Loren Stiles, pastor of the
Methodist Episcopal Church there, and formerly of Victor.
bride was Miss Eva Mae VanDenbergh, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. J.
VanDenbergh of this village, and the groom, Eugene Mauritz Erickson, also
of Victor. An unusual feature of
this wedding is that this is the sixth one of the VanDenbergh sisters
whose wedding vows have been heard by Mr. Stiles. The ceremony was
performed in the Methodist Manse, the minister using the impressive ring
bride wore a gown of midnight blue poplin with large black velvet hat, and she
wore a corsage bouquet of American beauty roses. Edward Henderson, a cousin of the bride, acted as best
man. The bride's gift to her
bridesmaid was a beautiful engraved bracelet and the bridegroom gave to his best
man a leather belt and gold buckle.
the ceremony a wedding dinner was served to the bridal party at the home of Mrs.
Erickson, the groom's mother who resides at Holly. Mr. and Mrs.
Erickson left during the evening on a short wedding trip and on their return
will reside in this village. A
prenuptial event was a variety shower given by Mrs. Archie Cuykendall, a
sister of the bride.
HERALD December 11, 1942
- Richard Erickson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Erickson of Irondequoit, will report Saturday for duty in the
United States armed forces. Mrs. Erickson, his mother, is the former Eva
VanDenbergh of Victor.
had the following child:
Margaret Lucille2 Erskine
York, November 19, 1930.
Friday November 21, 1930
WEDDING BELLS RYAN
marriage of Miss Margaret Lucille Erskine,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Erskine of Victor, and Thomas
Leo Ryan, son of Mrs. Mary Ryan, also of Victor, took place,
Wednesday, November 19th, at 8 o'clock in St. Patrick's Church in Victor.
Rev. J. W. E. Kelley performed the ceremony.
The attendants were Miss Helen Ryan and James Erskine.
Mr. and Mrs. Ryan left on a motor trip, after which they will reside at Victor. Prenuptial events were a linen shower given by Mrs. Frank DeVelder and Mrs. Arthur Erskine, a kitchen shower given by Mrs. Edgar Lyons and a variety shower given by Mrs. Howard Ryan.
Estes was born in Sidney,
Kennebec, Maine November 05, 1811. Benjamin
died February 10, 1888
Farmington, New York, at 76 years of age.
and MESSENGER Thurs.
February 16, 1888 PAGE
3 COL 7
DIED - ESTES - In
Farmington, February 10, 1888, Benjamin Estes, aged about 70 years. His
funeral was on Monday.
Stephen R.9 Estes was born in Monroe County, New York 1843. Stephen died March 24, 1886 West Farmington, New York, at 42 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday March 26, 1886
in West Farmington, Wednesday night, March 24, 1886, of pneumonia, Stephen R.
Estes aged 44 years. Funeral
will be held at the residence of D. Waterman Smith, Saturday at 2
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Wednesday April 14, 1886
PAGE 3 COL 6
Stephen Estes, of Farmington
died at his home in that town on the night of the 23rd ult. The Victor Herald
says the deceased did business as an insurance agent in Victor, and was a
popular man with all classes of people, and it is safe to say he had not an
enemy in the world. Good natured, kind, courteous, and obliging, he endeared
himself to all, and his death has cast a gloom over the whole community.
a few brief days ago this genial and companionable man was full of life, robust,
stout and hearty, and one can hardly be brought to a realization of the terrible
fact that he has gone to that bourne from whence no traveler returns.
announcement of his death and the preparation for the burial, calling sorrowing
friends and mourning relatives to gather at the last sad rites for the dead,
sent sadness and sorrow deep into the hearts of our townspeople. The taking off
of Stephen Estes, in the prime of life and strength of a vigorous and
matured manhood, serves to remind us of the uncertainty of life and the
positive, unrelenting, and insatiable demands of death. Verily, in the midst of
life is death. We had not known the deceased for only about six months, since
our connection with the Herald, yet so companionable and openhearted was he, and
possessed of so amiable a disposition, coupled with affability and good nature,
that our acquaintance had ripened into a friendship that seemed to have an existence
so it was with all persons with whom the deceased came in contact, and who
chanced to form an acquaintance with him. None knew him but to love him, nor
named him but to praise him. Peace to his ashes. Stephen Estes was born
in Monroe County in 1843, and was therefore in his 43rd year. He leaves his wife
and four small children to mourn their irreparable loss, and they have the
heartfelt sympathy of everybody in their great bereavement. The eldest is Alice,
a bright little girl of ten years, next is a girl, Leonora, seven years,
and two boys, Isaac and Stuart, aged respectively three years and
eighteen months. The funeral services were held at the residence in Farmington.
He married twice. He
Canandaigua, New York, September 23, 1874.
Listed in the 1875 census for Canandaigua, that the marriage took place
at the Congregational church.
COUNTY TIMES September 30, 1874 Page 2 Col 5
At the residence of I. B. Smith, Sept. 23, 1874 by Rev F. Bailey,
Stephen R. Estes to Leonora T. Smith.
Stephen R. Estes and Leonora Torrence Smith had the following children:
VICTOR HERALD July 9
Miss Leo Estes, who holds a responsible position in a Syracuse Hospital, is spending two weeks vacation with her mother, Mrs. Leonora Estes of Farmington.
Benjamin10 was born Farmington, New York October 13, 1882.
died 1959 Farmington, New York,
at 76 years of age. His
body was interred Farmington, New York,
Victor, New York, February 07, 1912.[ii]
Ontario County Archives Hopewell, NY record number 1886 on microfilm.; and
Certificate and Record of Marriage number 52, and the Affidavit for License to
Marry are on PG 1Y and PG 1Z, in the book, A Tree Trunk.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL February 9, 1912
MARRIED ESTES - VANDENBERGH
Victor, February 7, 1912, I. B. Estes and Miss Ruth Elizabeth VanDenbergh, both
of Victor. Witnesses were Alta VanDenbergh and Stuart Estes.
FRONT PAGE February 9, 1912
MARRIED ESTES -
pretty wedding took place on Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
H. Jenner VanDenbergh, on Church Street, when their daughter, Miss Ruth
Elizabeth VanDenbergh became the bride of I.
B. Estes. The ceremony was
performed at 5 30 o'clock by Rev. Lorren Stiles of the Methodist Church
in the presence of only the near relatives of the young couple, and a dew
bride and groom received their guests. The bride was attended by her sister Miss
Alta VanDenbergh, and the brother of the groom, Stuart Estes of
Niagara Falls, acted as groomsman. The bridal party stood in front of a wedding
bower of white and green during the ceremony, and the bride was becomingly
gowned in white messaline, trimmed with white silk fringe.
After the ceremony a luncheon was served, the guests numbering over 30. Twelve were seated at the bride's table, which was specially attractive with the white carnations and ferns for decorations.
out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Antice and son, James
Ransom, and Stuart Estes, all of Niagara Falls, Miss Leonora Estes of
Syracuse, Mrs. Phebe A Gelder of Naples, Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Wolven of
Wolcott, the Misses Helen and Isaphine Tracey of Canandaigua.
bride received some handsome gifts including silver and cut glass from the
family of R. B. True, of Syracuse, pieces of furniture and many articles for use
in the home. Both bride and groom are popular young people of the town who have
many friends who offer best wishes. After a short trip they will reside on Estes
farm East of village.
Ruth was born Victor, New York November 21, 1893. 1900 Victor Census shows her birth year as 1892. Ruth was the daughter of Henry Jenner VanDenbergh and Rosanna Amelia Fenton.
VICTOR HERALD April
PEOPLE YOU KNOW - Mr. and Mrs. I. B. Estes, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Maltman and Mrs. Grace Donovan drove to Penfield, Saturday evening, March 26th, to attend the initiation of their cousins into the Constellation Chapter, O. E. S.
This is Mrs. Ruth VanDenbergh Estes, Mrs. Hattie VanDenbergh
Maltman, and Mrs. Grace VanDenbergh
Donovan, all sisters.
VICTOR HERALD June 1, 1946
I. B. ESTES Acting As Mayor of Victor
I. B. Estes,
elected to the Village Board as a Justice of the Peace and the oldest member of
the Board in years service, is now acting mayor of Victor Village.
Because of eye trouble the regularly elected mayor, James F. Burns, has
been granted a three months leave beginning with the June meeting, and is now
serving on the Board in an advisory capacity only. Mr. Burns requested that Mr.
Estes assume the duties of acting mayor. The condition of Mr. Burns eyes
is somewhat improved.
and Ruth Elizabeth VanDenbergh
had the following children:
New York, July 26, 1941.
VICTOR HERALD 1941
lovely mid summer wedding of Miss Marjorie
Estes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. I. B. Estes, to Edward
E. Lovejoy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lovejoy, took place on the
lawn of Rudder Grange, the Estes homestead near Farmington, Saturday,
July 26, 1941, at 3 PM.
The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Arthur C. Rehme, pastor of the Victor Methodist Church, before an altar of banked summer flowers, and under the spreading branches of a large oak tree. Preceding the ceremony, Jean Cotter, boy soprano sang Because, and I love you truly.
The bride, lovely in white georgette, Grecian style, with a
fingertip veil caught in a coronet of orange blossoms, approached the altar on
the arm of her father, who gave her in marriage. She wore a gold and pearl
brooch, once owned by her grandmother, and carried a bridal bouquet of white
roses, and gypsophilla.
Eileen Estes, sister of the bride, was maid of honor, and chose a maize
colored satin pink taffeta and her bouquet of Talisman roses and gypsophilla.
Little Jean Lovejoy, sister of the bridegroom, was flower girl. She was
dressed in blue and white dotted Swiss, and carried an old fashioned nosegay.
Robert McLaughlin, now in the service with the US Air Corps, flew from Maxwell
Field, Alabama to be best man at the wedding. Stanley Pickering was an usher.
bride's mother wore a flowered georgette frock. The mother of the groom was
attired in powder blue net jersey. Each wore a corsage of Tailsman roses.
Following the reception held on the lawn, the newly married couple left on a
wedding trip. The bride wore a beige ensemble and a corsage of white rosebuds
for her going away suit. Guests
were present at the wedding from Rochester, Syracuse, Canandaigua, Elmira,
Bridgehampton, L. I., Victor, Buffalo, and Pittsford. Prenuptial events included
a variety of showers by Mrs. Walter Rhode and the Misses Margaret and Dorothy
Barry. Both the bride and groom were graduated from Victor High school.
Mrs. Lovejoy is also a graduate of Culver Academy,
Rochester, and is night chief operator at the Victor telephone exchange. Mr.
Lovejoy is employed at the Gleason Works, Rochester. The couple have
purchased the former Leon Aldrich place on Rowley Street, and will be at
home there after September 1st.
Edward E. Lovejoy
was born 1918. Edward was
the son of Charles Edward Lovejoy
died June 24,
1988 Canandaigua, New York, at 69 years of age.
CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER
Edward E. Lovejoy, 70, of Valentown Road, died suddenly Friday, June 24, 1988, in Canandaigua. Mr. Lovejoy was employed by Dow and Company Inc. in Rochester. He was past Master and 43 year member of the milnor Lodge 139 F and AM in Victor, and a member of the Victor Volunteer Fire Dept. from 1941 to 1955.
are his wife, Marjorie, two sons, Richard E. and Benjamin C. Lovejoy,
both of Victor, a daughter, Mrs. Bruce Dixie Lee Gardner, of Evans, Ga.,
two sisters, Adeline Brown of Rochester, and Mrs. John Jean Sackett of
Byron, NY, seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Burial will be in Farmington Friends Cemetery.
October 15, 1943
Eileen Estes Wins Honors At Geneseo - Miss Eileen Estes, daughter of Stuart R. Estes of Farmington, was elected vice president of student government at the Geneseo State Teacher's College at the annual election on October 7, results of which were announced in a Lamron Extra issued the following day.
Eileen who is in her senior year at the college has also been elected president of the Alpha Clionian sorority and chairman of the college guest and welfare committee. She returned to Geneseo Tuesday evening, after having been at home over the Columbus Day recess.
was born New York September 07, 1884.
died April 1968 Victor, New
York, at 83 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL July 16, 1915
Last week Wednesday, Stuart Estes, son of Leonora Estes, met
with a peculiar accident while picking cherries at the home of his mother. While
standing high on a ladder, his foot slipped and he fell head first. In falling,
one foot caught in a crotch of the tree, and he hung there, head downward, for a
moment, then fell to the ground a considerable distance, just missing a pile of
stones, and struck on his head and shoulders.
sister, Miss Leo Estes, and mother were picking from step ladders in the
same tree, and hastened to his assistance, the former who is a nurse, home on
vacation, finding that her brother had sustained severe bruises but no broken
bones. One knee is badly swollen and it will probably be several days before the
young man recovers from the injuries.
year ago, when Miss Estes was home on her vacation, her brother I. B.
Estes, was injured by a fall from a ladder.
Estes was born
Farmington, New York April 16, 1914. Cameron
died September 06, 1982 Rochester, New
York, at 68 years of age. His
body was interred 1982 Scottsville, New
Elmira, New York, November 11, 1939.
December 1, 1939
marriage of Miss Ruth Elizabeth Madden, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Arthur D. Madden of Elmira, and Cameron Estes, son of Mr. and Mrs.
I. B. Estes of Victor, took place November 11, 1939, at 3 o'clock, in the
Heddington Methodist Church. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Harold
Sterns. Bouquets of oak leaves
and pompons decorated the church.
wedding march was played by Zennette Clark.
The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore her mother's wedding
gown of white marquisette and satin, and a floor length cap veil caught with
orange blossoms and a cut steel pin which was worn by both the bride's mother
and grandmother at their respective weddings. Her shower bouquet was of white
Virginia Madden, sister of the bride, wore a floor length seagreen moire
gown with matching heart shaped moire hat and carried yellow pompons in an arm
bouquet. A younger sister, Miss Edna Lou Madden, was junior bridesmaid.
Her floor length gown was of gold moire and her hat was gold moire in small
Watteau style. Her bouquet was rust pompons.
Booth of Rochester was best man. Arthur Madden Jr., brother of the
bride, and Moel Kuhrt, of Rochester, were ushers. The bride's mother wore
Boy Blue crepe with black accessories and token roses. Following the ceremony a
reception was given at the home of the bride's parents for relatives and friends
of the family.
Mr. and Mrs. Estes left on a motor trip to the South, and will make their home at 25 Lehigh Avenue, Rochester. The bride is a graduate of Albany State Teacher's College, and the bridegroom is a graduate of the University of Rochester. Mr. Estes is affiliated with the research department of the Eastman Kodak Company in Rochester.
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