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Mr. Jordan and Lois E. Miller had the following child:

Louisa2 Jordan  was born 1872.  She married Marshall R. Dutton.  Marshall was born 1865.  Marshall died January 08, 1926 Rochester, New York, at 60 years of age.    

                              ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Wednesday January 20, 1926

  DIED     -   DUTTON -    At Rochester, January 8, 1926, Marshall Dutton, aged 61 years, formerly of Canandaigua.

                                ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL December 23, 1898

 BORN -     DUTTON -    At Canandaigua, December 16, 1898, to Mr. and Mrs. Marshall R. Dutton, a son. 

John1 Joyce  was born 1852.  John died 1915 at 63 years of age.  His body was interred 1915 Victor, New York, St. Patrick's Cemetery.  Picture of grave taken.  He married Mary Hanley.  Mary was born 1853.  Mary was the daughter of Edward Hanley and Mary McGriff.  Mary died February 14, 1921 Canandaigua, New York, at 67 years of age.   

                           ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Friday February 18, 1921  PAGE  1 COL  6

JOYCE -   The death of Mrs. Mary Hanley Joyce, aged 68 years, widow of John Joyce, occurred at the home of her son, Edward Joyce, Davidson Avenue, on Monday evening, following a long illness.  She leaves one son, Edward.  The funeral services were held at St. Mary's Church yesterday morning.  Interment was made in Victor.

   DIED     -    JOYCE -    At Canandaigua, February 14, 1921, Mrs. John Joyce, aged 68 years.

                    Her body was interred 1921 Victor, New York, St. Patrick's Cemetery. 

Benjamin Joyner and Caroline V. Alger had the following child:

Irena Lester2 Joyner  was born Sullivan, Madison Co NY October 20, 1814.  Not positive on the year of birth.   Irena died July 23, 1865 Bristol Center, New York, at 50 years of age.  Her body was interred 1865 Bristol Center, New York, Bristol Center Cemetery.

             She married Ward Totman in Lorrain, Jefferson Co., NY, March 20, 1831.  Ward was born Luzerne, Warren Co. NY August 12, 1803.  Ward was the son of Thomas Totman and Rachel Rice .  He married Hannah Moore.  This was Ward's first marriageWard died March 23, 1892 Bristol, New York, at 88 years of age.

                          ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  April 1, 1892   PAGE  2  COL  5

 BRISTOL CENTER -    The funeral of Ward Totman was held on Saturday at the M. E. Church, Rev. Mr. Kerr officiating. He was nearly 89 years old, having spent about fifty years in this town. He leaves three daughters and one son to mourn his loss, Mrs. Reed of Illinois, Mrs. Luther of Luther, Michigan, Mrs. Bliss and Levi Totman of this town.

                                                                            SAME   PAPER    PAGE  3  COL 

  Totman, in Bristol March 24, 1892, Ward Totman, aged 89 years. 

Mary Hill2 Judd  was born Clifton Springs, New York April 28, 1887.  Mary died November 1965 Canandaigua, New York, at 78 years of age.

                                                         THE  DAILY  MESSENGER                      

                                     Mrs. Fred Cribb, 77, Succumbs, Funeral Saturday

Mrs. Mary Judd Cribb, 77, wife of retired Supreme Court Justice Fred D. Cribb, died Wednesday night shortly after being admitted to Thompson Hospital. Mrs. Cribb, a native of Clifton Springs, was born August 28, 1887, the daughter of Mr. William A. and Addie Hill Judd. She was a graduate of Clifton Springs High School and Elmira College. 

 Prior to her marriage on October 1, 1912, Mrs. Cribb taught for a time in Islip, LI, NY. Justice and Mrs. Cribb observed their 52nd wedding anniversary last fall. She was a member of the First Methodist Church. 

 Mrs. Cribb was active in many community affairs and was deeply interested in history.  She was a member of the New York State and Ontario County Historical Societies, and was active in the formation of the Granger Homestead Society here.  She promoted restoration of the historical Granger mansion here and had been a member of its house committee. 

She was one of the early members of the Current Events Club, and a former treasurer of the Scientific Association. She served as volunteer for the American Red Cross blood program for many years, and was a member of the former Sewing Club.

 Survivors besides her husband are, a son, Ontario County Surrogate Judge Joseph W. Cribb, two grandchildren, Edmund and Linda Cribb, and a sister, Mrs. Courtland W. Sanney, all of Canandaigua. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.

                                               She married Frederick Douglass Cribb Clifton Springs, New York, October 01, 1912.    Affidavit for License to Marry number 123 on microfilm at the Ontario County Archive in Hopewell, NY.  First marriage for both. He was age 31 years, born Canandaigua, father was Ira Piersall Cribb, mother, Estella Douglass. Mary Hill Judd, aged 25 years, born Clifton Springs, father was William Arthur Judd, mother, Addie Julia Hill.  Witnesses were Ira P. Cribb and William A. Judd.                       

                                             ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL October 4, 1912                       

                                         VILLAGE  ATTORNEY  TAKES CLIFTON  BRIDE

Village Attorney Fred Douglass Cribb, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ira P. Cribb, was united in marriage with Miss Mary Hill Judd, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Judd, at the bride's home in Clifton Springs on Tuesday evening. Rev. James A. Parsons, of Buffalo, an uncle of the groom, performed the ceremony, which was witnessed by a large company, including a number of relatives and friends from this village.

The bride wore a white lace robe over white satin, cut entraine, with pearl trimmings. Pearls caught her veil and she wore a pearl and diamond pendant, the gift of the groom. She carried a shower bouquet of lilies of the valley. A luncheon followed the ceremony. The bride's table had as a centerpiece a basket of pink carnations. Small pink crepe nut baskets were the favors. After November 25, Mr. and Mrs. Cribb will be at home at 161 Howell Street. 

                 Frederick was born Canandaigua, New York December 26, 1880.  Frederick was the son of Ira Piersall Cribb and Estella Frances Douglass.  Frederick died November 1969 Canandaigua, New York, at 88 years of age.

                                           TIMES JOURNAL

 Justice Fred D. Cribb -   Services for Justice Fred D. Cribb, 88, took place from his home at 244 North Main Street, Sunday afternoon, the Rev. A. Allison Childs, pastor of the First Methodist Church, officiating. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. Judge Cribb died at his home Thursday.

Born in the town of Canandaigua, December 26, 1880, he was the son of Ira P. and Estella F Cribb. He attended school in the rural district and was graduated from Canandaigua Academy. He earned bachelor of arts and bachelor of law degrees at Syracuse University and was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1908.

 He opened offices in Canandaigua on October 1 that year and was admitted to practice before the United States District Court, the Interstate Commerce Commission, and the Treasury Department. He served in 1912 as attorney for the village of Canandaigua and was author of the city charter. The following year he became Canandaigua City Attorney, a position he held until he was elected Ontario County Surrogate Judge in 1935. 

He was reelected to the surrogate bench in 1940 and in July of the following year was endorsed by the county Republican Committee as its candidate for Justice of the Supreme Court, Seventh Judicial District. He continued in that post until 1950, when he reached the age limit of 70 years.  He then became an official court referee and served for six years. He also served as corporation counsel to the city of Canandaigua for 23 years.

 His wife, the former Mary Judd of Clifton Springs, died in 1965. Survivors are a son, Surrogate Judge Joseph W. Cribb of Canandaigua, two grandchildren, Edmund of Denver, Col, and Linda Cribb, Rochester, a brother, Roland of Syracuse, and a niece. 

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