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GRIMES - HALLY
born in Simsbury, CT. December 10, 1811.
died November 23, 1896 Canandaigua, New
York, at 84 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL November 27, 1896
OBITUARY - NAHUM GRIMES
midnight, Sunday, occurred the death of Nahum Grimes, a longtime resident
and businessman of Canandaigua. Deceased had been in feeble health for some time
past, death was the result of heart failure.
Nahum Grimes was born at Simsbury, Conn., on December 10,
came to this place in connection with his son in law, bought out the Lyon
grocery, the present Wilcox establishment, and for a long time did business
under the firm name of Grimes and Thompson. Later he bought out his partner's
interest and conducted the business till 1885, when he retired.
are his widow, Mrs. Lucy Grimes, and two daughters, Mrs. John
VanArsdale and Mrs. William J. Tozer, all of this place. Funeral held from
the late residence on Wednesday. His
body was interred 1896 Canandaigua, New
York, West Avenue Cemetery.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Wednesday February 28, 1912
Will Contest - In the Lucy J. Grimes will contest yesterday
Dr. F. P. Warner testified to attending Mrs. Grimes in her last
illness and furnished some of the necessary information on which to base the
hypothetical question framed by the attorneys for the contestants. This question
composed of about 3800 words, was submitted to Dr. Robert Cook, superintendent
of Brigham Hall, who appeared as one of the experts for the contestants.
Today Dr. Jewitt the second expert for the contestants will be examined after having the question submitted to him and this will probably conclude their case. The contestants will endeavor to show by the testimony of their experts that Mrs. Grimes was of unsound mind. A date will be agreed upon today for the next hearing. The executors of the estate will endeavor to show by experts that Mrs. Grimes was capable of managing and disposing of her own property.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES December 13, 1911
THE GRIMES WILL CONTEST
At a hearing in the Lucy J. Grimes will contest yesterday morning before Surrogate Dunton, Mrs. Artie Hawley testified to conditions under which Mrs. Grimes was living about three years ago, when she was sleeping on a couch in a poorly ventilated room. The mode of living seemed to her to be peculiar. The next witness was James McKerr the executor who is being examined at length concerning various matters relating to the decedent.
and Amanda Humphrey
had the following
born in Marcellus, Onondaga, New York July 31, 1839.
January 23, 1918 Canandaigua, New York, at 78 years of age.[i]
She married twice.
Canandaigua City clerk office record, stated her home was West Gibson Street,
and the informant was Ella L. Johnson. Burial was to be in West Avenue Cem.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday January 25, 1918
PAGE 5 COL 4
TOZER - The death of Mrs. Phynette Tozer, widow of William J. Tozer, occurred at the Health Home on Wednesday evening following a long illness. Death was due to chronic nephritis. She was the daughter of the late Nahum Grimes. Private funeral services will be held at the home of George B. Johnson, Scotland Road today. Rev. Livingston L. Taylor will officiate. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
interred 1918 Canandaigua, New York, West Avenue Cemetery.
Obituary states Woodlawn Cemetery.
(Per cemetery lists, she was buried in Woodlawn and later removed to the West
(Per cemetery lists, she was buried in Woodlawn and later removed to the West Ave. Cemetery)
married 2nd, Willam
born Yates County December 09, 1848. Willam
was the son of William A. Tozer
and Mary Ann
July 30, 1916 Canandaigua, New York, at 67 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL August 4, 1916 PAGE 5 COL 2
The death of William James Tozer occurred at Canandaigua Hospital on Saturday night, following an apoplectic stroke. Deceased was born 67 years ago, the son of William and Mary Ann Bush Tozer. There survive his wife, Mrs. Phymette Grimes Thompson Tozer, 2 half sisters, Miss Mary Jane Tozer, Canandaigua, and Mrs. C. E. Millspaugh of Albion. Interment in West Ave. Cemetery
born New Jersey August 02, 1834. Census
for Victor 1865 shows her to be aged 30, and New Jersey. Charlotte
26, 1891 Victor, New York, at 56 years of age.
VICTOR HERALD Saturday April
4, 1891 PAGE 3 COL
- Mrs. Charlotte
A. Lovejoy, who died March 26, 1891, and whose death we briefly mentioned
last week, was born in New Jersey, August 2, 1834. Her parents were George and Elizabeth Gurnee. Her
mother died when she was about two years of age.
Her father married a second time, and when she was four years old, she
was brought to Newark, this state, and from that time until she was married, she
lived with her grandmother, Mrs. Phillip Decker.
Mr. Gurnee's first marriage he had five children, of which two of her
brother's are still living, Jonas Gurnee of Lyons, and Phillip of
Binghamton, this state. She was
married to Edward Lovejoy March 12, 1856.
They commenced keeping house in this village where they have lived
happily for 35 years. She leaves a large circle of relatives and friends who
sincerely mourn her loss.
united with the Presbyterian church in the year 1872, Rev. Henry T. Miller,
pastor, and up to the time of her death, was a willing worker doing all she felt
it her duty to do, cheerfully and well. She
was a woman of sound sense and excellent judgment.
Her death is a loss to the community, and we can safely say that
relatives will not grieve alone.
A wonderful tribute
of seven paragraphs followed her obituary. Her
interred 1891 Victor, New York, Village Cemetery.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL
Friday May 29, 1908
- LOVEJOY - At
Victor, May 21, 1908, Edward E. Lovejoy, aged 77 years.
His body was interred 1908 Victor, New York, Village Cemetery.
had the following
Hallock was born Richmond, New York 1884.
October 10, 1958 East Bloomfield, New York, at 74 years of age.
Gooding H. Bliss -
EAST BLOOMFIELD - Funeral
service for Mrs. Addie Hallock Bliss, 74, who died Friday, Oct 10, 1958,
was held Sunday afternoon at the Wheeler Funeral Home in East Bloomfield, the
Rev. Hardy Lumb of Canandaigua officiating. Interment was in Evergreen
Cemetery, Baptist Hill.
native of the town of Richmond, she was the daughter of Frank and Margaret
Hallock. For many years she and her husband, the late Gooding H. Bliss,
resided in Shortsville. They were active members of the Shortsville Presbyterian
Survivors include a son, Glen Bliss of Islip, LI, two daughters, Mrs. Albert Bishop of Gowanda, and Mrs. J. Charles Bennett of East Bloomfield, a brother, George Hallock of Bristol, a sister, Mrs. Ethel Fisher of Allen's Hill, seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Sr.1 Hally was
born Ireland 1834. Thomas
died March 21, 1909 Mendon, New York,
at 74 years of age.
ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT and CHRONICLE March
Honeoye Falls, March 22 Thomas Haley, an old resident of the town of
Mendon, died of pneumonia last night at his home three miles east of this
village. Mr. Haley was born in
Ireland in 1834, and came to this country when a young man. He had lived in this
vicinity for nearly fifty years. Besides his wife he leaves three sons,
Michael, of Mendon, William of Rochester, and Edward of
Jr.2 Hally was
born in Tipperary, Ireland 1875. Thomas
died May 1905 Rochester, New York, at
29 years of age.
MAY 26, 1905 PAGE 2
MENDON - The remains of Thomas Hally were brought from Rochester Friday night to the home of his father Thomas Hally Sr. and were interred at Victor Saturday. Survived by his wife and four children. His body was interred 1905 Honeoye Falls, New York, St. Paul's Cemetery.
was born September 30, 1905. Thomas
died July 1983 New York, at 77 years of
Sybil was born May 21, 1905. Sybil was the daughter of Horace Frederick Chambers and Anna Ethel Coffee. Sybil died December 13, 1994 Mendon, New York, at 89 years of age.
DEMOCRAT and CHRONICLE December 14, 1994
December 13, 1994, Sybil C. Hally, predeceased by her husband, Thomas
J. Hally. She
is survived by her daughter, Johanna O'Brien of Mendon, a granddaughter, Pamela
Jo O'Brien of NYC, one sister, Elinor Chambers of Mendon, one niece,
nephew and cousins.
Sybil was retired from the Rochester City Schools, 37 and 52. Funeral services held at the convenience of the family. Interment St. Paul of the Cross Cemetery, Honeoye Falls, NY.
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