Newspaper Gleanings from a Tree Trunk

Welcome to Ontario County, NY, History and Genealogy! 
If you would like to link Ontario County data to this site please contact me. Copyright resides with the contributor. 
If you would like to submit data to this site please contact  Dianne Thomas. 

A collection of Newspaper articles & information collected by

Robert Ronald Hanley Sr.


Return to Home Page          Return to Tree Trunk Index        Return to News Index Page


Robert Ray3 Hinds  was born Gaylord, Michigan January 23, 1888.  Robert died April 24, 1945 Holcomb, New York, at 57 years of age. 

                                  ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL Friday April 27, 1945 

Ray Hinds, 57, died suddenly Tuesday morning, April 24, 145, at his home on Maple Street in Holcomb, New York, of a cerebral Hemorrhage. A contractor and carpenter, Mr. Hinds was born in Gaylord, Michigan, the son of Robert R, and Alvina Hinds, and came to New York State at the age of 17.  He has resided at the Maple Street address for thirty years.  He was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge, the Methodist Church and the Methodist Brotherhood. 

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Frances Sanders Hinds, one daughter, Mrs. Elwyn Ingraham of Holcomb, one son, Robert Hinds, serving with the Merchant Marine, one sister, Mrs. Inez Jopson of Lansing, Michigan, two brothers, Earl Hinds of Battle Creek, Michigan, and Leigh Hinds of Detroit, Michigan.  Also four grandchildren, Stephany and Bruce Ingraham, Leonard and Joseph Hinds, all of Holcomb.

Funeral services were conducted Thursday afternoon, Rev. Paul Huyett officiating. Burial was in East Bloomfield Cemetery. His body was interred 1945 East Bloomfield, E. Bloomfield Cemetery.         

                  He married Fannie Mae Sanders East Bloomfield, New York, December 21, 1910.  Minister George S. Spencer of E. Bloomfield in the presence of Flora A Spencer and Clara B. Brown. Her mother's name appears as Jobson on the license for marriage.  

                                            SANDERS - HIND December 21, 1910

The marriage of Miss Frances Sanders and Robert R. Hind was solemnized at the Methodist parsonage Wednesday evening, December 21st. The ceremony was performed by Rev. George S. Spencer. 

Pearl Sanders4 Hinds was born Canandaigua, New York June 25, 1911.  Marriage license lists place of birth at East Bloomfield. Pearl died August 19, 1993 at 82 years of age.  She married Elwin Chauncey Ingraham Holcomb, New York, June 25, 1931.  Rev. O. C. Baker officiated at the First Methodist Church. Marriage license at Hopewell Archives number 1757 on microfilm. License lists Elwin as a clerk, and Pearl as an operator. Witnesses listed were Robert Hind and Glenn McPherson.

Elwin was born Bristol, New York October 11, 1909.  Elwin was the son of Chauncey W. Ingraham and Lillian R. Hilliard .  Elwin died September 02, 1993 Rochester, New York, at 83 years of age. 


                    ELWIN INGRAHAM   Rochester

Former East Bloomfield resident Elwin C. Ingraham, died today, September 2, at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester. He was 83.  Mr. Ingraham was born October 11, 1909, in Bristol, and at one time operated the Market Basket on Main Street in Bloomfield. 

Surviving are a daughter, and son in law, Stephanie and Robert Butler of Boca Raton, Florida, a son, Bruce Ingraham of Bristol, a brother Norman Ingraham, of Florida, a sister, Clela Powers of Rochester, two grandchildren, and four great grandchildren. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Honeoye. 

Robert William4 Hinds  was born Canandaigua, New York November 01, 1912.  Robert died September 16, 1977 East Bloomfield, New York, at 64 years of age.  He married Gladys Winifred Appleton East Bloomfield, New York, March 21, 1935.  Newspaper said the wedding took place on the 21st of March. Wedding took place in the Methodist Parsonage in E. Bloomfield, New York. It was attended by the groom's parents. A supper followed at the home of the groom's grandfather, Jacob Sanders. The couple left for Hornell where they will make their home as Mr. Hinds is associated with Market Basket Stores there.   

                       ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL    Friday   March 29,  1935 PAGE  4  COL  3

                                             WEDDING BELLS      HINDS - APPLETON                                        

At East Bloomfield, March 21, 1935 Robert W. Hinds of Holcomb and Miss Gladys W. Appleton of Geneva.                                                             

                                               SAME PAPER   PAGE  7  COL 1                                             

The marriage of Miss Gladys W.Appleton of Geneva, daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Leonard Appleton of Rochester, and Robert W. Hinds, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Hinds of this village, E. Bloomfield, took place Thursday PM at 7 o'clock in the Methodist Parsonage, the Rev. Edmunds officiating.

The couple were attended by the groom's parents, Mr. And Mrs. Ray Hinds.  Following a wedding supper at the groom's grandfather, Jacob Sanders, Mr. And Mrs. Hinds left for Hornell where they will make their home.  Mr. Hinds is associated with Market Basket Stores in that          city.     


Leonard R.5 Hinds  was born Prattsburg, New York October 02, 1935.  Leonard died July 21, 1991 Canandaigua, New York, at 55 years of age.

                          CANANDAIGUA  DAILY  MESSENGER July 23, 1991

LEONARD  HINDS -   Farmington resident Leonard R. Hinds of Macedon Road died Sunday, July 21, at Thompson Hospital after a long illness. He was 55.  Mr. Hinds was born October 2, 1935, in Prattsburg, the son of Robert and Gladys Appleton Hinds. He attended schools in Bloomfield and Manlius, NY, and was a graduate of Morrisville College.

He served with the US Army during the Korean War and retired in 1989 from Mobil Chemical Co.  A member of the Professional Bowlers Assoc., Mr. Hinds bowled professionally from 1960 to 1963. 

Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Burnett Hinds, a daughter, Lori Lloyd of Canandaigua, three stepsons, Richard Widman of East Bloomfield, Robert Widman of Dallas and Frederick Widman of Farmington, a stepdaughter, Babara Blodgett of Macedon, and five grandchildren. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Bristol, NY. His body was interred 1991 Bristol, New York, Evergreen Cemetery. 

Thomas James Jr.3 Hornsby was born in Palmyra, New York December 21, 1862.  Thomas died February 16, 1918 in Palmyra, New York, at 55 years of age.  Rundel Library Vital Record fiche number 573D, shows State Death Record number 13073. His body was interred 1918 in Palmyra, New York, Vienna Street Cemetery.   

                        He married Harriett Lavina Wheatley Shortsville, New York, March 05, 1890.   

                               SHORTSVILLE  ENTERPRISE Friday March 8, 1890 PAGE 3 COL  2

Married on Wednesday at the residence of Mr. W. A. Rose in this vicinity, by Rev. J. C. Lenhart, Mr. Thomas Hornsby Jr., of Palmyra, and Miss Hattie Wheatley of Shortsville. We acknowledge the receipt of a box of wedding cake from the parents of the bride, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Wheatley, for which we tender thanks.  

                          REPOSITORY  and  MESSENGER March 13, 1890  

                                    HORNSBY  - WHEATLEY

Manchester, March 5, 1890, by Rev. J. C. Lenhart, Thomas Hornsby Jr., of Palmyra, and Hattie Wheatly, of Shortsville.


Franklin E.2 Humphrey  was born Victor, New York 1836.  Franklin died October 30, 1892 Oakland, California, at 56 years of age.  November 26, 1892 

                            Newspaper PAGE  3

OBITUARY - Died in Oakland California, October 30th of apoplexy, Franklin E. Humphrey aged 56 years. He was born in Victor where he spent the early part of his life. After his marriage to Miss Alida VanDenbergh, daughter of Cornelius VanDenbergh, they made their home in Canandaigua.

For the past four years he had been a resident of California. Funeral held in Oakland, November 14, interment in Mountain View Cemetery of Oakland. His son Seward L. Humphrey of LA, three brothers and two sisters survive him. Mrs. Sarah Collins of Mertensia.            

                    ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Fri Dec 2, 1892  Page  3  Col  3

Franklin E. Humphrey died in Oakland California, October 30, 1892, aged fifty six years. The cause of death was apoplexy. Mr. Humphrey lived in Canandaigua for many years, coming here from Victor, and moving from here to California about four years ago. His body was interred 1892 Oakland, California, Mountain View Cemetery. 

He married Alida Ann VanDenbergh.  Alida  was born 1837.  Alida was the daughter of Cornelius VanDenbergh and Helen VanDenbergh.  Alida died February 11, 1882 Canandaigua, New York, at 44 years of age. 


              ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Fri Feb 17, 1882

 DIED -   HUMPHREY -  In this village February 11, 1882, Alida A. Humphrey, wife of Frank E. Humphrey, aged about 45 years.   

          ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES  Wed. February 15, 1882  PAGE  3 COL 8

HUMPHREY -  In this place on the 11th inst. at 11 30 AM, Alida A., wife of Frank E. Humphrey and daughter of Mrs. Cornelius VanDenbergh, aged about 45 years. The deceased was a devoted wife and mother, and highly esteemed by her many acquaintances. Besides her husband and aged mother, she leaves one son, S. L. Humphrey who is a brakeman on N Y Central H R Railroad.  


Seward L.3 Humphrey was born Victor, New York 1859.  He married Carrie B. Tozer Canandaigua, New York, September 25, 1883.  

                       ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL September 28, 1883

                                     MARRIED      TOZER   -   HUMPHREY

 In Canandaigua, Tuesday, September 25, 1883, by Rev. Dr. Queal, Mr. Seward L. Humphrey and Miss Carrie B. Tozer, both of Canandaigua.

Alantrey G.6 Hunn was born Ontario County May 29, 1813.  Alantrey died March 21, 1891 at 77 years of age.  Her body was interred 1891 Bristol, New York, Baptist Hill Cemetery 

                       She married Henry Hampton Kingsbury November 09, 1854.   Henry was born Conn. March 10, 1813.  Listed in two separate Census records as coming from Mass and Conn. His mother Rachel was listed as Conn. Henry was the son of Henry Hampton Kingsbury and Rachel Chapman. 

                        He married Linda Totman.  Henry died March 01, 1895 Canandaigua, New York, at 81 years of age.[i]  His death record at Canandaigua City Clerk office is 1288, died of throat cancer. States his birthplace as Bristol. [i]. Record number 1288 at the Canandaigua City Clerk office shows his father to be Henry Hampton Kingsbury and Rachel Crosby.

                                        ONTARIO REPOSITORY MESSENGER, Tuesday March 5, 1895

Kingsbury, in Canandaigua, March 1, 1895-   Hampton Kingsbury aged 81 years 11 months 17 days.  Burial in Baptist Hill.

                                        ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  March 1895

Last Friday night Hampton Kingsbury died at his home on Buffalo Street at the age of 82. He had been a resident of Canandaigua about 20 years, moving here from Bristol where he engaged in farming.   He leaves 2 sons and 2 daughters, Sherman of Canandaigua, Addison of NY City, Mrs. Elihu Briggs, and Mrs. Spafford Buckelew of Bristol.  

                           His body was interred 1895 Bristol, New York, Baptist Hill Cemetery.

HTML by Dianne Thomas

These electronic pages may be printed as a link or for personal use, but is NOT to be reproduced in any format for
profit or presentation by ANY other organization or persons.

Copyright 2003 - 2014

[NY History and Genealogy]