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Edward1 Hegerty  was born Ireland 1845.  Edward died March 20, 1917 Canandaigua, New York, at 71 years of age.

                ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Friday March 23,  1917  PAGE  5 COL  3

HAGERTY -   The death of Edward Hagerty aged 75 years occurred at his home on Granger Street on Tuesday evening. There survive him. his wife, three daughters, Mrs. Fred Chisholm, and Mrs. James Dawson of Canandaigua, and Miss Anna Hagerty of Wellsville, and one son, Thomas Hagerty of Middlesex. Funeral services will be held at St. Mary's church today.  Interment at Calvary.

                ONTARIO REPOSITORY and MESSENGER  March 6, 1872  

 The dwelling house of Edward Hagarty about two miles south of Rushville was lost entirely consumed by fire last Wednesday night.  The contents were also destroyed. Loss about one thousand dollars, no insurance.  

 Edward Hegerty and Ann McDermont had the following children:

Mary Ellen Hegerty was born New York 1873.  Mary  died April 16, 1926 Canandaigua, New York, at 52 years of age.  Vital Record information found on fiche number 743D at the Rundel Library in Rochester. Her body was interred 1926 Canandaigua, New York, Calvary Cemetery.  She married Frederick Daniel Chisholm Canandaigua, New York, April 15, 1903.[i]   [i]. Canandaigua City Clerk office record number 1339.

                             ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Fri. April 17, 1903  PAGE 3

MARRIED     CHISHOLM  -  HERGETY    At Canandaigua, April 15, 1903, Frederick D. Chisholm and Miss Mary E. Hergety, both of Canandaigua.

Charles G.1 Hemenway[i]  was born Scipio, Cayuga Co., NY. June 28, 1823.  Obituary disagrees with the month of birth. Charles  died November 26, 1890 Bristol Springs, NY, at 67 years of age. [i]. Charles G. Hemenway shows up in Canandaigua City Directory in 1867 in South Bristol as a farmer.    

                               ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES  December 3, 1890  Page  2  Col  6

ACADEMY It is our sad duty this week to chronicle the death of Charles G. Hemenway. He died at his home in Bristol Springs on the 26th inst. Mr. Hemenway was an old and respected citizen. 

He served as Supervisor of his town for several years in succession. The funeral was held at his residence on Friday, November 28, at two o'clock PM. His loss will be deeply felt especially by his large circle of friends and relatives, and the sorrowing family have the sympathy of all.  

                                                                  PAGE 3  Col  4

Death of a prominent citizen Charles G. Hemenway died at the home in Bristol Springs, November 26, 1890. Born in Scipio, Cayuga County, NY. August 28, 1823 and came to Canandaigua when he was three years of age. His body was interred 1890 Bristol, New York, Coye Cemetery.

                        He married Harriett S. Davis Conneaut, Ohio, August 11, 1846.   

                                ONTARIO COUNTY REPOSITORY 08-17-1846 

At Conneaut, Ohio on the 11th inst. by Eld. W. Weatherby, Mr. Charles G. Hemenway of Canandaigua, to Miss Harriet S. Davis, of the former place.

                  Harriett was born November 26, 1823.  Harriett died October 09, 1899 Bristol Springs, New York, at 75 years of age.  Her death notice said she was 76 years of age in the Ontario County Journal, Friday October 13, 1899. Her obituary in the same paper reads as follows:

Mrs. Harriet Hemenway, widow of the late Charles G. Hemenway, and mother of George B. Hemenway, of Naples, died at the home of her grandson, W. L. Hemenway, on Monday.

Mrs. Hemenway came to this town with her husband and family in the early sixties, and for many years lived on the farm now owned  by  Frank Standish, on what is known as Stid Hill, where by hard work and attention to details the family were successful, Mrs. Hemenway bearing the full share of the burden during those years of toil, and later removing to the smaller farm where both her husband and herself ended their days.

Deceased was about 75 years of age, was the mother of three children, two of whom, Herbert and Harriet have passed away, leaving George B. the only surviving member of the family. Her life and example are well worthy of emulation.                  

George B. Hemenway was born Waterloo, New York June 26, 1852.  George died May 02, 1914 Naples, New York, at 61 years of age.  

                       ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Friday May 8, 1914  Page 


                  Hon. George B. Hemenway Succumbs to Pneumonia After Short Illness

Honorable George B. Hemenway, well known and highly esteemed throughout the community, passed away at his home in Naples on Saturday morning, following an illness of two weeks with pneumonia.

He was born in Waterloo, NY, June 26, 1852, and was the son of Charles G. and Harriet Davis Hemenway. He was educated here in the Canandaigua Academy. He removed with his parents to the town of South Bristol when quite young, and later conducted a store at Bristol Springs, where he did an extensive business for 15 years.

He held the office of Supervisor of South Bristol for several years, and was postmaster at Bristol Springs for two terms. He was Supervisor of the town of Naples at the time of his election to the Assembly in 1907. He was an ardent Republican.

On June 30, 1878, he was married to Miss Edna A. Allen, of Bristol. In 1893 he purchased a home at Naples, where he had since resided. His kindly disposition and generosity commended him to the confidence and esteem of all his friends and associates. He was for years a trustee of the Presbyterian church at Naples, and was a liberal supporter. He was also a member of the village school board.

 There survive his wife and several nieces and nephews. The funeral services were held at the home on Monday PM, Rev. Joseph H. France officiating. Interment was in Rose Ridge cemetery. His body was interred 1914 Bristol, New York, Rose Ridge Cemetery.

              He married Edna A. Allen Bristol, New York, June 30, 1878.  Ontario County Times, July 3, 1878 Marriage record, At the Presbyterian Church in Bristol on Sunday, June 30, 1878, by Rev. Wm. Dewey, George B. Hemenway of Bristol Springs, and Edna A. daughter of Erastus Allen Esq. of Bristol.    Edna died December 31, 1926 Naples, New York.  

                                                      ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES  January 5, 1927  Page 

Mrs. George Hemenway Naples Jan 2   The death of Mrs. Edna Allen Hemenway occurred on Friday at 9 PM following an illness of several weeks. Funeral services were held at her late home on Monday in charge of her pastor, Rev. F. A. Hawley of the Presbyterian church. Her husband George Henenway, passed several years ago.

She is survived by relatives in Bristol Valley, where she was born. Mrs. Henenway was a faithful member of the church and active in other organizations. 

Harriet Hemenway  was born 1860.  Harriet died January 06, 1897 Bristol Springs, New York, at 36 years of age.  

                                        ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday Jan 15, 1897   COL  5

NAPLES      Mrs. Harriet Hemenway Standish died at her home near Bristol Springs last Tuesday. Her newborn babe died also. Deceased was the wife of Frank Standish and sister of J. B. Hemenway of this town. She was 36 years old and left two children.                    

 ONTARIO COUNTY REPOSITORY and MESSENGER  Friday January 14, 1897  PAGE  8  COL 2                       

                                                        BRISTOL  SPRINGS  Jan 12                       

 Harriet, wife of Frank Standish, and only daughter of the late Chas. G. Hemenway, died in childbirth last Wednesday night, aged 36 years.  Rev. Anthony conducted the funeral at the church Saturday.  Mrs. Standish was highly respected, her husband and two small children survive.                  

                                              ALSO  SAME  PAPER

 STANDISH  -       In South Bristol, January 6th, Harriet Hemenway, wife of Frank Standish, age 36 years. She married Frank Standish South Bristol, New York, November 22, 1888.

                                  ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL December 7, 1888

MARRIED         STANDISH  -  BELL     At the residence of Charles G. Hemenway in South Bristol, November 22, 1888, by Rev. Millard, Frank Standish and Hattie Bell, both of South Bristol. 

Herbert Garmalia2 Hemenway  was born South Bristol, New York October 03, 1848.  Herbert died July 21, 1884 Bristol Springs, New York, at 35 years of age.  Ontario County Journal, July 25, 1884 stated that the funeral of Bert Hemenway was attended Wednesday at Bristol Springs. He was the brother of George B. Hemenway, and a very worthy young man.  

                                        ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL August 1, 1884

DIED   -    HEMENWAY   At Bristol Springs, on Monday July 21, 1884, at the residence of his father Charles G. Hemenway, after a long illness, Herbert G. Hemenway, aged 35 years, 9 months and 18 days.

William Chauncey3 Hemenway  was born South Bristol, New York April 01, 1872.  William died March 1959 Canandaigua, New York, at 86 years of age.  Died in March of 1959 His body was interred 1959 Bristol, New York, Coye Cemetery. 

                          He married Edith Ricketson Bristol Springs, NY, December 25, 1895.   

                            ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES  Jan 8, 1896  Page  3  COL  6

MARRIED   HEMENWAY - RICKETSON   At Bristol Springs December 25, 1895, William Hemenway and Miss Edith Ricketson, both of Bristol Springs.

                                   PAGE  2 COL 6

We notice that Will C. Hemenway and Miss Edith Ricketson were married Xmas day at her sister's, Mrs. O. B. Roper, in East Bloomfield. They have set up their Lares and Penates in the C. G. Hemenway homestead a little North of this place. We are pleased that Edith moved no further distance from us. 

Edith was born South Bristol, New York September 24, 1874.  Edith was the daughter of John Jr. Ricketson and Jeanette Trembly.  Edith died October 13, 1917 in Bristol Valley, New York, at 43 years of age.  

                                 ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL October 19, 1917

 DIED      HEMENWAY   At Bristol Valley, October 13, 1917, Edith Ricketson Hemenway, wife of William C. Hemenway, aged 43 years.

 Her body was interred 1917 Bristol, New York, Coye Cemetery.

Herbert John4 Hemenway  was born South Bristol, New York February 27, 1897.  Herbert died February 28, 1979 California, at 82 years of age.  His body was interred 1979 Canandaigua, New York, Woodlawn Cemetery.   He married Marie Fairbanks Totman Schuyler Lake, NY, September 09, 1929.  

At Schuyler Lake, September 9, 1929, Herbert J. Hemenway and Miss Marie Totman, both of Bristol.

                    Marie was born Richmond, New York 1904.  Marie was the daughter of Joel Ward Totman and Grace Peabody Sayre.  She married Donald Campbell Davey in Sanford, Florida, April 21, 1925.  Marie died 1970 at 66 years of age.  Her body was interred 1970 Canandaigua, New York, Woodlawn Cemetery.  Sect 5.

                                            ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES  Wed. May 6, 1925                       

 MARRIAGE      TOTMANDAVEY    At Sanford, Florida, April 21, 1925, Miss Marie Fairbanks Totman, formerly of Canandaigua, and Donald Campbell Davey of Sanford.


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