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KENNEDY - KESEL
Francis3 Kennedy was born Canandaigua, New York December 26, 1901.
Record number 1863 at City Clerk Office.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL January 3, 1902
PAGE 3 COL 6
BORN - KENNEDY
- At Canandaigua, Dec 26, 1901 to Mr. and Mrs. Henry James Kennedy,
a son. John
died October 19, 1964 Shortsville, New
York, at 62 years of age.
Canandaigua, New York, February 19, 1927.[i]
Copies of the Affidavit for License to Marry number 46, and the Marriage License
can be found on PG 2P and PG 2Q in the book, A Tree Trunk.
by Joseph E. Guilfoil, Priest, in the presence of Melvin Deuel and
Helen L. Conklin. Registered number 46, and at the Archives in Hopewell it
is number 223 on the microfilm. Emma
was born Manchester, New York 1905.
Emma was the daughter of Jacob DeGroote
and Florence Lyke
died January 01, 1989
Shortsville, New York, at 83 years of age.
CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER January 3, 1989
V. Kennedy, 83, West Main Street, died Sunday, Jan 1.
Mrs. Kennedy was born in Manchester and for many years was a
beautician in Shortsville. She retired in 1970.
widow of John F. Kennedy, she is survived by a son and daughter in law, John
H. and Dorothy Kennedy of Shortsville, two grandchildren and three great
grandchildren. A mass of Christian burial will be said Thursday at St. Dominic
Church, Shortsville. Burial in St. Rose Cemetery.
John Francis Kennedy
and Emma V. DeGroote
the following child:
was born 1928. John
July 05, 2001 Shortsville, New York, at 73 years of age.
DEMOCRAT and CHRONICLE July
KENNEDY John H. "Jack"
Shortsville, Age 73, on July 5, 2001. Retired Xerox employee. Survived by his wife of 53 years, Dorothy, one son, Thomas, Rita, one daughter, and son in law, Linda, Gary Seifert, three grandchildren, Laurie, Timothy and Jason Seifert. He married Dorothy 1948.
Hamilton4 Kennedy was born Canandaigua, New York September 25, 1920.
died July 24, 1988 Canandaigua, New York,
at 67 years of age.
ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT and CHRONICLE July 25, 1988 PAGE 7B
July 24, 1988, age 67, predeceased by his wife Marion Dalton Kennedy.
Survived by 4 sons, Thomas D., Michael P., both of Canandaigua, Mark
R., of Tokyo, Japan, and Pete J. of Rochester, a daughter,
Kathleen A. Kennedy, a sister, Helen Kennedy, and his mother Roby
Kennedy, 1 grandson, Daniel Sterling, all of Canandaigua.
Kennedy was a United States Marine Veteran of WW II, serving in the 1st
Marine Division in Guadalcanal in the South Pacific. He received a Letter of
Commendation for saving his company commander's life, and Mr. Kennedy was
the recipient of the Purple Heart. He was the Mayor of the City of Canandaigua
from 1964 to 1977. Mr. Kennedy retired from Xerox in Dec. 1987.
hours Tuesday at the John C. Johnson Funeral Home at 47 N. Main Street,
Canandaigua. A Prayer service will
be held Wednesday at the Funeral Home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at
1 AM at St. Mary's Church. Interment
will be at Woodlawn Cemetery.
Canandaigua Mayor T. Hamilton Kennedy died yesterday, July 24, at his
home. Mr. Kennedy, 67, was a
life long resident of Canandaigua and a graduate of Canandaigua Academy. A
former employee of Kordite Corp., he retired in 1987 from Xerox Corp.
Kennedy was a United States Marine Veteran of World War II, serving with the
1st Marine Division in Guadalcanal in the South Pacific. He received a Letter of
Commendation for saving the life of his Company Commander and he also received
the Purple Heart. He was a member
of St. Mary's Church, the Knights of Columbus, American Legion, Post 256, the
Elks Club, and the Erina Hose Company.
are four sons, Thomas D. and Michael P. Kennedy, both of Canandaigua, Mark
R. Kennedy of Tokyo, and Pete J. Kennedy of Rochester, a daughter, Kathleen
A. Kennedy, a sister, Helen Kennedy, his mother, Mrs. Roby Kennedy
of Canandaigua, and a grandson. Mr. Kennedy was predeceased by
his wife, Marion, who died in January. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL February 1, 1946
KENNEDY - DALTON
St. Bernard's Catholic Church, Eureka, California, Sunday, January 20, 1946,
took place the marriage of Miss Marion L. Dalton, daughter of Mrs.
Walter Henry Dalton and the late Mr. Dalton, to Thomas Hamilton
Kennedy, son of the City Treasurer and Mrs. Thomas D. Kennedy of this
city. The vows were heard by the Rev. Fr. James J. Corcoran.
in marriage by her uncle Harry J Quill, the bride was attended by her
sister, Miss Jean Dalton, of San Francisco, as bridesmaid.
Thomas Walsh was best man and ushers were Jack Dalton,
brother of the bride, Martin Kramer and John Cooper, all of California.
wedding breakfast was served at the Eureka Inn for the bridal party and 30
guests. A reception followed from 3 to 5 PM in the home of the bride's mother.
After a brief honeymoon in Humboldt County and San Francisco, Mr. and
Mrs. Kennedy left by plane for this city where they are making their home
with his parents until their apartment at 64 Bristol Street is ready for
bridegroom who is connected with Capital Finance Corporation, served nearly four
years in the US Marine Corps, with two years of duty in the Pacific. He received
his discharge October 30 last. He is a graduate of Canandaigua Academy. His
bride holds an A.B. degree from San Francisco College for Women.
was born September 25, 1923.
Marion was the daughter of Walter Henry Dalton
and Mrs. Dalton. Marion
died January 28, 1988 Canandaigua, New
York, at 64 years of age.
ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT and CHRONICLE January
29, 1988 PAGE 4B
Dalton Kennedy, Canandaigua, January 27, 1988, age 64.
Survived by her husband T. Hamilton Kennedy, a daughter, Kathleen
Kennedy, Canandaigua, 4 sons, Thomas D., Canandaigua, Mark R.
Tokyo, Japan, Michael P. Canandaigua, and Pete of Rochester, a grandson, Daniel
Sterling, Canandaigua, mother in law, Mrs. Thomas D. Roby Kennedy,
Canandaigua, a brother, Jack M. Dalton, CA., a sister, Mrs. Jean
Martin, SD, several nieces and nephews.
hours Friday at the John C. Johnson Funeral Home at 47 N. Main St., Canandaigua.
A Prayer service will be held Sat. at the funeral home followed by a Mass of
Christian Burial at St. Mary's Church. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
At 34 years of age Marion
became the mother of Michael
Canandaigua, New York, December
Son to Mr. and Mrs. T. Hamilton Kennedy, 311 Gibson Street,
December 31, 1957.
became the father of Peter J.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL December 8, 1944
Excerpted from a story Kennedy Sons and Daughter at home for
the first time in three years the three children of City Treasurer and Mrs.
Thomas D. Kennedy are having a reunion at their home on West Gibson Street.
Cpl. T. Hamilton Kennedy, US Marine Corps, arrived at home Friday
morning during the first severe snow storm of the season.
has served two years in the South Pacific with the First Marine Division, and
was wounded several months ago in the Palau Islands. Fully recovered from his
wounds, Cpl. Kennedy will, at the expiration of his 30 day furlough, go
to Grove City College, Grove City, Pa., where he has been assigned as
Lt. Robert P. Kennedy USAAF, first pilot on a bomber, is spending a delay en
route to Lincoln, Nebraska, with his parents. Lt. Kennedy has been
stationed at Hendricks field, Sebring Florida, and is to report, Tuesday at
Lincoln, where he will be assigned a new crew. Also at the family home is Miss
Helen L. Kennedy, X-ray technician at West Chester Homeopathic Hospital,
West Chester, Pa.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL Friday
February 18, 1944
KENNEDY SAVES LIFE OF CAPTAIN ON SOUTH PACIFIC ISLAND
Thomas Hamilton Kennedy, USMC, is accredited with saving the life of his
captain, Alfred H. Hughes, Hampton, Va. according to the Associated Press
dispatch here this week. The
story, under a Cape Gloucester dateline was written by a Marine Corps combat
correspondent, and tells the following tale about Ham Kennedy, son of
Canandaigua City Treasurer Thomas D. Kennedy.
Captain Alfred H. Hughes of Hampton Va., a member of a Marine
infantry company, is alive because he once told his runner, Pfc. Thomas H.
Kennedy, to stick with him if the outfit ever went into action.
a 23 year old ex clerk who lives at 124 West Gibson street, Canandaigua, NY,
never forgot the admonition and his faithfulness to duty saved his captain's
life. The Japs had broken through a
gap between Hughes company and another outfit further down the line. Hughes left
his command post when word of the breakthrough reached him and went toward the
area to appraise the situation.
to him, the runner Kennedy tagged along behind. The captain walked
through the jungle until he came to a clearing. Then he stopped, for there, 30
or 40 feet away he saw a group of men lying on the ground. At first Hughes thought
they were Marines. Then one of them looked up. They were Japs. Hughes
raised his carbine and pulled the trigger, but only a dull click sounded. The
piece had missed fire.
Japs jumped to their feet yelling and ran toward the officer. At that moment the
booming roar of an M1 rifle broke the air and the leading Jap pitched on his
face, a black hole punched between his eyes.
Kennedy trailing quietly behind his captain, had seen the
tableau. When the Japs started running toward the captain, Kennedy opened
fire. The Japs halted confused and before they snapped out of it, the captain
and his runner had made their escape.
Hamilton Kennedy, familiarly known as "Ham", is the son of
a veteran of World War I. Mr. Kennedy served overseas as a member of a
ground crew in the United States Air Force. His mother was the late
Mrs.Lillian Hamilton Kennedy.
All that his father knows of his activities since going overseas is that
he landed at Guadalcanal in the fall of 1942. He has never in letters written
home even hinted at the action described by the press correspondent.
SHORTSVILLE ENTERPRISE November 20, 1957
T. H. KENNEDY GETS KORDITE PROMOTION
appointment of T. Hamilton Kennedy, 311 Gibson Street, Canandaigua, as
traffic manager for the Kordite Co. division of Textron, Inc., was announced
this week by Charles R. Eastman, personnel manager. Mr. Kennedy came
to Kordite in late 1955 as employment manager.
that he was assistant to the president of Boyce Motor Lines in Canandaigua.
In his new capacity he will have charge of routing all the freight for
the company, all freight claims and figuring out the most economical method of
moving freight. Mr. Kennedy is married and has four children, Kathleen,
10, Tom, 8, Mark, 6, and Michael, 1.
Ham" was the Mayor of Canandaigua from 1964 to 1978.
Michael P. Kennedy
born Canandaigua, New York December 31, 1957.
- Son to Mr. and Mrs. T. Hamilton Kennedy, 311 Gibson Street,
December 31, 1957.
born Honeoye Falls, New York April 27, 1878.
July 08, 1964 Dansville, New York, at 86 years of age.
DEMOCRAT and CHRONICLE
DEATHS - Amann, Cora Kesel - Cora Kesel Amann, aged 86, of Honeoye Falls, NY, in Dansville, July 8, 1964.Survived by one son, Royal G. Amann of Mount Morris, NY, one brother, Bert Kesel. No prior calling hours. Private interment at Honeoye Falls Cemetery.
J.2 Kesel was born Honeoye Falls, New York February 15, 1871.
died December 28, 1949 in Penfield, New
York, at 78 years of age.
KESEL - Suddenly, December 28, 1949, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charles Henehan, 1219 Bay Road, Penfield, Fran Kesel, aged 78 years. Survived by his daughters, Mrs. Esther Putnam of Victor, NY, Mrs. Charles Henehan of Penfield, a son Lewis of Victor, eight grandchildren, four great grandchildren, eight sisters, two brothers. Smith Lotze Funeral Home, Webster, NY. Burial in Victor. His body was interred 1949 Victor, New York.
was born Honeoye Falls, New York
March 03, 1876. Cora
was the daughter of Mr. Merritt
and Mrs. Merritt
died April 22, 1935 Victor, New
York, at 59 years of age.
VICTOR HERALD Fri April 24, 1936
Front Page Col
Cora Kesel, wife of Frank Kesel, passed away at her home on Boughton
Hill Wednesday night, April 22, 1936. She had been in poor health for several
years and had been confined to her bed for about a year. She was 59 years old.
husband, Mrs. Kesel is survived by two daughters and two sons, Mrs.
Esther Putnam, Victor, Mrs. Pauline Henehan, Rush, Lewis and Robert Kesel
of Victor, two sisters and three brothers. Services held Saturday morning at
Catholic church, Honeoye Falls. Burial made there.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL May
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL May
The Death Record - KESEL
- At Victor, April 22, 1936, Mrs. Cora Kesel.
was born Honeoye Falls, New York January 31, 1883. Albert
died October 04, 1966 Rochester,
New York, at 83 years of age. His
body was interred 1966 in Rush, New York,
Pine Hill Cemetery.
He married twice. He
was born November 30, 1849.
Rochester, New York, March 19, 1902.
was born Germany April 06, 1883.
Bertha was the daughter of Fred Christian. Bertha
died July 13, 1945 Honeoye
Falls, New York, at 62 years of age.
and CHRONICLE July 14, 1945 PAGE 12
WOMAN, 62, DIES FOLLOWING FALL
Mrs. Bert Kesel, 62, of the Lima Road, Honeoye Falls, died in
the Madsen Hospital yesterday, July 13, 1945.
On June 29 she fell down a flight of stairs leading to the cellar of her
home, fracturing a leg. She was
taken to the hospital where she remained until her death.
She was born in Germany and came with her parents, the late Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Christian, to Ionia in 1884 when she was a year and a half old.
her husband she leaves four daughters and three sons.
Mrs. Ruth Menz, of Lima, Miss Anna Kesel of Rochester, and Mrs.
Joseph Senkpiel of Rush, and Dorothy, Fred, and Raymond Kesel of
Honeoye Falls, and Willard of Rochester, and an uncle, Joseph
Christian of Canandaigua, 14 grandchildren. She was a member of
Honeoye Falls Grange and of St. John's Episcopal Church, Honeoye Falls.
John3 Kesel was born
Mendon, New York October 03, 1898. Lewis
died June 1987 Farmington, New York, at 88
years of age.
Holly, New York, July 24, 1920.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL July
30, 1920 PAGE 5
At Holly, July 24, 1920, Louis Kesel and Miss Ruby L. Vandenburgh, both of Victor.
Frederick L.3 Kesel
was born Honeoye Falls, New York December 02, 1902.
died July 03, 1966 Honeoye
Falls, New York, at 63 years of age.
and CHRONICLE July 5, 1966
Frederick L. Kesel, of Honeoye Falls, NY, July 3, 1966. Survived by one daughter, Mrs. Robert Gloria Boroyon of Spencerport, three sons, Rev. Richard Kesel of Pittsford, Donald of Honeoye Falls, Russell of Victor, twelve grandchildren, his father, Bert of Honeoye Falls, four sisters, Mrs. Arthur Ruth Menz, Honeoye Falls, Mrs. Hugh Anna Baker of Elvira Ohio, Mrs. Karl Josephine Senkpiel of Rush, Mrs. Fredric Dorothy Fisher of San Francisco, Cal., two brothers, Willard of Naples, Raymond of Honeoye Falls, also several nieces and nephews. Rev. Albert Anthony officiating. Interment Honeoye Falls Cemetery.
was born Victor, New York July 30, 1923.
became the mother of Roben
Victor, New York, June 30, 1948.
became the mother of Kay Kesel
Victor, New York, May 13, 1952.
HERALD Friday February 9,
Robert Kesel Eludes Big, Bad Mosquitoes
In a letter to
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Kesel, T-5 Robert L. Kesel, who
recently landed in New Guinea, stated that he had not, at the time of writing
been bitten by a mosquito. As the insects are particularly large, numerous and
vicious in that area, he is to be congratulated on his record.
HERALD August 3, 1945 Front Page
Robert Kesel About To Return To U.S.A.
to T 5 Robert L. Kesel by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Kesel,
have been returned to them accompanied by the information that "Bob"
is about to return to his homeland. He
has been hospitalized for about two months because of foot trouble, while in the
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