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John1 Ideson was born Ripon, Yorkshire England January 18, 1817.  John died February 25, 1904 North Bloomfield, New York, at 87 years of age. 

               He married Sarah Moon.  Sarah was born Leeds, England March 04, 1819.  Sarah was the daughter of James Moon and Sarah .  Sarah died May 17, 1899 North Bloomfield, New York, at 80 years of age.  Lima death record line 360 shows she was from Leeds England and a 55 year resident in USA. She was aged 80 y2 m, 12 d.        

                         ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  May 26, 1899 

IDESON -   At North Bloomfield, May 17, 1899, Mrs. John Ideson, aged 80 years. The funeral services of Mrs. John Ideson were held from her late residence on Saturday afternoon. She leaves, besides a husband, three daughters, Mrs. John Jerome of Delaware, Mrs. Arthur Hunt, of Honeoye Falls, and Mrs. Charles Chambers, of this place. She was 80 years of age.

          Her body was interred 1899 North Bloomfield, New York, N. Bloomfield Cemetery.  

                                              Ontario County Journal, Friday, May 27, 1887 

            Miller's Corners John Ideson left New York City Saturday for a visit to England, his native home.          

John Ideson and Sarah Moon had the following children:

Genevieve Ideson was born Bloomfield, New York September 09, 1856.  Genevieve died November 21, 1939 North Bloomfield, New York, at 83 years of age.[i] [i]. Death Record found at Lima, NY Town Hall, registration NO. 12. Informant was Marian Carmichael. 

                         VICTOR  HERALD Friday November 24, 1939  PAGE  4  Col  3

OBITUARY -   Mrs. Genevieve Ideson Chambers, wife of Charles S. Chambers, died in her home in North Bloomfield, November 21, 1939, aged 83 years.

 Besides her husband, a Civil War veteran nearly 92 years old, she is survived by two daughters, two sons, a sister, six grandchildren, and a niece. Mr Chambers is a relative of Miss Estella VanDenbergh and Ray C. VanDenbergh of Victor.

Funeral services took place from the home this Friday afternoon. Her body was interred 1939 North Bloomfield, New York, N. Bloomfield Cemetery.  

               Charles was born Victor, New York December 14, 1847.  Charles was the son of Abraham Hibbard Chambers and Sybil Bushnell.  Charles died December 16, 1940 North Bloomfield, New York, at 93 years of age.[ii] [ii]. Death Record found at Lima, Town Hall, registration No. 9. Informant was Marian Carmichael, his daughter. 

                                  ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL December 20, 1940  PAGE  1 COL                        

                                                                      CIVIL  WAR  VETERAN  DIES  AT  AGE  OF   93

Charles Chambers, naval veteran of the Civil War and last remaining member of the G.A.R. forces in the Honeoye Falls area, died Monday afternoon, in his home on N. Bloomfield after an illness of several days. He was 93 Saturday.

Born in Victor, December 14, 1847, he moved to Honeoye Falls at the age of 12 years where he attended public school and worked in a general store in North Bloomfield.

At the age of 16 he slipped away from his home, walked eight miles to Fishers, boarded a train for New York and on July 18, 1864, enlisted in the Navy. He was in the blockade off Fort Fisher for five months, and as powder boy, participated in the capture of the fort on Christmas Eve, 1864. Following hostilities he served two years on the sloops of war Susquehanna and Rhode Island, cruising along the Atlantic seaboard. On July 2, 1867, he received his discharge. 

In 1869 he went to California over the first trans continental railroad, and worked for an organization which constructed the Central Pacific Railroad between San Francisco and Sacramento. He returned to North Bloomfield in 1878, where he married Genevieve Ideson, who died a year ago.  For 20 years he served as postmaster of North Bloomfield, and for 26 years conducted the general store there.  He served as a post commander of Lewis Gates Post, G.A.R., and a charter member. He was a member of the former Universalist church of North Bloomfield.

Surviving are two sons, Horace and Joseph, and a daughter, Mrs. William Carmichael, all of North Bloomfield, and a sister, Mrs. Don Braisie, of Flint, Mich, also six grandchildren and a great grandchild.

                                             His body was interred December 19, 1940 North Bloomfield, New York, N. Bloomfield Cemetery. 

Benjamin1 Ingraham was born Mass. 1776.  Benjamin died June 26, 1831 Naples, New York, at 54 years of age.  His body was interred 1831 Cheshire, New York, Lucas Cemetery

              He married Johannah Tremain August 02, 1798. Johannah was born Egremont, Mass 1775.  Johannah was the daughter of John Tremain and Patience Kellogg .  Johannah died December 28, 1860 South Bristol, New York, at 85 years of age.  

                          ONTARIO REPUBLICAN TIMES  

            Died  -  Johanna Ingraham, age 85, South Bristol, December 28, 1860.

Lucina A.C. Ingraham was born September 28, 1828.  Lucina died September 19, 1918 Canandaigua, New York, at 89 years of age. She married James Coye February 27, 1852.

DIED   - COYE -  At Academy, September 19, 1918, Mrs. Lucina A. C. Coye, aged 89 years, 11 months, 21 days.

                                                 DEATHS  OF  THE  WEEK

COYE -    The death of Mrs. Lucina A. C. Coye, aged 89 years, 11 months, 21 days, occurred at her home on the west lake road yesterday morning.  She was a woman of many endearing qualities of heart and mind and was much beloved by friends and acquaintances.

She loved flowers, their colors and their fragrance, and for many years her gardens gave expression of her care and love for them. She leaves two sons, David W. and Frank B. Coye, and a sister, Mrs. Minnie L. Trickey, of Shortsville.

 Funeral services will be held at the house and at the Academy church on Sunday. Interment will be in Coye Cemetery. 

Chauncy Fathergill2 Ingraham was born Menteith Point, Ontario County September 04, 1815.  Chauncy died February 06, 1901 Canandaigua, New York, at 85 years of age.   

                                Ontario Repository Messenger Thursday February 14, 1901  

                                                     More Aged People Taken  

       The funeral of Chauncey Ingraham who died here last Wednesday was held at his son's on Garden Street, burial at Academy.  

           ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday February 8, 1901 PAGE 3 COL 4 and COL 5

                      OBITUARY    -       INGRAHAM

At the home of his son on Garden Street occurred the death on Wednesday morning of Chauncey F. Ingraham, aged 85 years, 5 months and two days. Mr. Ingraham suffered an attack of the grip, which, a few days before his death developed into hiccoughs, from which he died.

Deceased was about the last of the old landmarks of the Southern part of the town. He was born on Menteth's Point, September 4, 1815, and his father and mother, Benjamin and Johanna Truman, came with their parents from Massachusetts before the settlement of Canandaigua, making the trip up the outlet in boats.

Mr. Ingraham was a millwright, and the stream which now trickles down off the hills at Menteth's was then of sufficient size to turn the mill wheels. Deceased engaged in farming during the latter years of his life. 

He is survived by his wife and four children, Miss Mary C. Ingraham, George W., Melvina C. and Hiram C. Ingraham. Funeral services at the Garden St. address and burial at Academy. His body was interred 1901 Canandaigua, New York, Academy Cemetery.   

             He married Polina Elizabeth Clark Ontario County, NY, October 29, 1845.

                         ONTARIO REPOSITORY  November 05, 1845 

 Polina was born Gorham, New York 1821.  Polina was the daughter of James Bowdoin Clark and Abigail .  Polina died March 13, 1901 Canandaigua, New York, at 79 years of age.  

                        ONTARIO CHRONICLE  Page  3 March 20, 1905

Mrs. Polina E. Ingraham, aged 79 years, died at the home of her son, G. W. Ingraham, in this village, Wednesday of last week. Her husband died February 6th. She is survived by four children, George, Mary, Melvina, and Hiram Ingraham. 

                       ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES  March 20, 1901  Page 3  Col  4

                                       OBITUARY -   Polina E. Ingraham

Polina E. Ingraham died at the home of her son, George W. Ingraham, Garden St, on Wednesday morning of last week, at the age of 79 years, 5 months, and 5 days. Mrs. Ingraham was the widow of the late Chauncey F. Ingraham, whose death occurred five weeks prior to that of Mrs. Ingraham. The deceased was the only daughter of the late James and Abigail Clark, and was born in the town of Gorham, in the year 1821.

In 1846 she was married to Chauncey F. Ingraham and together they spent more than 55 years, in this and adjoining towns. Mrs. Ingraham is survived by her only brother, Abram W. Clark, of Santa Barbara, Cal., and by four children, two daughters and two sons, also by thirteen grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. Burial at Academy.  

                             ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Friday March 15, 1901

Obituary - Ingraham -   At the home of her son on Garden street on Wednesday, occurred the death of Mrs. Polina E. Ingraham, aged 79 years.  Mrs. Ingraham's death follows closely upon that of her husband, who died on February 6. 

She is survived by four children, Miss Mary Ingraham, George W. Ingraham, Melvina C. Ingraham, and Hiram C. Ingraham. The funeral will be held from the Garden street residence this afternoon, Rev. A. L. Freeman will officiate.  

                       Her body was interred 1901 Canandaigua, New York, Academy Cemetery.  

                    Herbert was born South Bristol, New York October 03, 1848.  Herbert was the son of Charles G. Hemenway and Harriett S. Davis.  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. 

                           His body was interred 1884 South Bristol, New York, Coye Cemetery.  


Melvina A. Ingraham was born December 06, 1852.  Melvina died September 18, 1929 Bristol, New York, at 76 years of age.[i]  [i]. City of Canandaigua Death Record is 1452. 

                        ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Wed. September 25, 1929  PAGE  4 COL 

Mrs. Melvina A. Peck, aged 76 years, widow of Abram B. Peck, died at her home in Bristol Wednesday evening after a long illness.

She leaves two daughters, Mrs. William J. Hawley, and Miss Laura Peck of this city, a sister, and a brother, Mrs. Mary Hemingway of Bristol, and George Ingraham of La, Cal., also a grandson, William J Hawley Jr. of this city.

Funeral services held from home Saturday PM, Rev. Charles A. Paille of Bristol Valley Congregational Church officiated. Interred in West Avenue Cemetery. Her body was interred 1929 Canandaigua, New York, West Avenue Cemetery.

                                                                  She married Abram Bray Peck 1875.

                   Abram was born Hopewell, New York April 02, 1851.[i]  Abram was the son of Abram J. Peck and Charlotte A. Sandford.  Abram died March 21, 1917 Canandaigua, New York, at 65 years of age.  [i]. 1860 South Bristol Census shows Abraham B Peck age 9 years. 

                                       ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Friday March 23, 1917

Abraham B. Peck died at his home on West Gibson Street after a short illness following an attack of apoplexy. He leaves his wife and two daughters, Mrs. William J. Hawley, and Miss Laura Peck, of Canandaigua. Rev. Livingston L. Taylor will officiate at the funeral services tomorrow afternoon. Interment will be in West Avenue Cemetery.                       

                               ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES  March 28, 1917  PAGE  7  COL                        

Aged 65 years he died at his home on W. Gibson Street on Wednesday night after a short illness following an attack of apoplexy. He leaves his wife and two daughters, Mrs. William Hawley and Miss Laura Peck of this city. Interment at West Avenue Cemetery. 

Chauncey W.4 Ingraham  was born Bristol, NY 1882.  Chauncey died September 1929 Leroy, New York, at 47 years of age.  Killed in an automobile accident in Leroy on his way from Honeoye to Buffalo.  

                       ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Friday September 27, 1929

                      HONEOYE         CAR COLLIDED WITH MOVING VAN

Chauncey Ingraham Was Instantly Killed  -  Born In Bristol Chauncey Ingraham, who was on his way from Honeoye to Buffalo where he works, was instantly killed about 12 Saturday night, when his car collided with a large moving van between Leroy and Mumford. Mr. Ingraham was the son of George and Mary Davis Ingraham, and was born in Bristol 47 years ago. 

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Lillian Hellyer Ingraham, five sons, Cedric, Glen, Herman, Elwin, and Norman, one daughter, Cella, all of Honeoye, his father of California, and three brothers. The funeral was held from the home on Monday afternoon. Rev. Niels Madsen officiated. Interment was made in Lake View Cemetery, Honeoye. His body was interred 1929 Richmond, New York, Lakeview Cemetery. 

                           He married Lillian R. Hilliard East Bloomfield, New York, May 22, 1903.   

                      Ontario County Times, Wednesday, May 27, 1903, Page 2, Col 5,  

Married -  Ingraham -  Helyar -    Chauncey Ingraham of Los Angeles, California and Miss Lillian Helyar of Bristol Center.  (Note the spelling of Lillian's surname.)  

               ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday May 29, 1903  PAGE  3  COL 6

MARRIED    INGRAHAM  -  HILYER   At East Bloomfield May 22, 1903, Chauncey Ingraham of Los Angeles, California, formerly of Bristol Center, and Miss Lillian Hilyer of Bristol Center.       

         At 19 years of age Lillian became the mother of Cedric George Ingraham Los Angeles, California, February 23, 1904.  

                 ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  March 11, 1904  PAGE  3  COL 

Cedric George5 Ingraham  was born Los Angeles, California February 23, 1904. 

                     ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  March 11, 1904  PAGE  3  COL  6

 BORN - INGRAHAM   -   At Los Angeles, Cal., Feb 23, 1904, to Mr. and Mrs. Chauncey Ingraham, formerly of Canandaigua, NY, a son. 

          At 21 years of age Lillian became the mother of Glenn D. Ingraham October 19, 1905.  At 23 years of age Lillian became the mother of Herman L. Ingraham Bristol, New York, June 26, 1907.  

                                CANANDAIGUA  CHRONICLE  July 3, 1907

  BORN   -  INGRAHAM   - In Bristol, June 26, 1907 to Mr. and Mrs. Chauncy Ingraham, a son. 

            Herman L. Ingraham was born Bristol, New York June 26, 1907.   

                                  CANANDAIGUA  CHRONICLE  July 3, 1907 

BORN  -     INGRAHAM   -   In Bristol, June 26, 1907 to Mr. and Mrs. Chauncy Ingraham, a son. (He married an unknown person. )

Norman Ingraham was born January 24, 1918.  He married Frances McVicar Hagerstown, Md, August 05, 1940.  Ceremony at the First Baptist Church. Married on August 5, 1940. 

                             ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL August 16, 1940 

                     East Bloomfield and Holcomb            INGRAHAMMcVICAR

Announcement is made of the marriage at Hagerstown, Md., August 5, 1940, of Miss Frances McVicar, daughter of George McVicar, of Livonia, and Norman Ingraham, son of Mrs. Lillian Ingraham, of this village.  The ceremony was performed by the Rev. G. N. Wolerton, pastor of the First Baptist church. Mr. and Mrs. Ingraham have been motoring in West Virginia and Maryland, and after September 1st, will be at home in the Harry D. Norton bungalow in South Avenue, East Bloomfield. 

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