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KOTTEKER - LANE
Kotteker was born Rochester, New
York November 1856. George
died March 16, 1935 Chapin, New
York, at 78 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Fri. March 22, 1935
Chapin has lost another prominent and greatly beloved citizen.
Kotteker, 78, died on Saturday at his home here after several weeks illness.
Mr. Kotteker came to Chapin when a young man from Rochester where he was
was a staunch Democrat and served as tax collector for several terms, was
postmaster and later assistant postmaster for 15 years. He seldom missed Sunday
services at the church where he was a member for 51 years, and trustee for 25
years, and for 14 years janitor of the church. Mr. Kotteker was a member
of McCabee Lodge, Canandaigua for many years.
largely attended funeral was held from church Monday afternoon with Rev. Moyer
of Milo Center, a former pastor and friend officiating. Mr. Kotteker leaves
behind besides his wife, a son Lloyd Kotteker. Burial in Chapman
Cemetery, Orleans Road.
Hopewell, New York, July 03, 1884.
Record number 14 at Hopewell Town Clerk office.
ONTARIO REPOSITORY MESSENGER July 10, 1884
the home of the bride, Thursday, July 3rd,1884, by Rev. W. M. Benger, Mr.
George Kotteker, of Chapinville, N. Y., and Miss Anna M. Andrews, of
Canandaigua, N. Y.
July 30, 1884 CHAPINVILLE
Kotteker and wife have removed from the village, and taken apartments with Mrs.
Benham, next door to the church.
TIMES JOURNAL Wed. April 13, 1932 PAGE
7 COL 2
CHAPIN - George Kotteker, - Postmaster and sexton of Chapin church for many years, fell from the belfry of the church down the entire flight of stairs. Mr. Kotteker is a man nearing 75 years of age and has long been lame for many years having to always walk with a cane. It seems a miracle that he was not killed or bones broken. He received a gash in the forehead, a bruised arm and lame hip which confined him to his home a few days. Even the glasses he always wears were not out of place or injured. He is improving.
was born Hopewell, New York March 20, 1893.
Record number 154 Hopewell. His discharge records from the US Army state
he was born at Chapin, New York. Lloyd
September 04, 1976 Canandaigua, New York, at 83 years of age.
ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT and CHRONICLE September
6, 1976 PAGE 4C
Lloyd A. Kotteker - At Canandaigua, age 83 years, September 4, 1976, survived by several cousins. Johnson Funeral Home, burial at Chapman Cemetery at the convenience of the family. His body was interred 1976 Hopewell, New York, Chapman Cemetery.
was born 1877. Emma
August 19, 1943 Narberth, Penn, at 66 years of age.[i]
New York, June 28, 1899.
The Ontario County Times Journal August 27, 1943 stated that she was 66, and was
a sister in law of Mrs. William E. Hanley.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL June 30, 1899
- LAMAY At
Auburn, June 28, 1899, John Hamilton, of Littleville, formerly of
Canandaigua, and Miss Emma L. LaMay, of Auburn.
Hamilton was born Littleville, New York January 18, 1878.
John was the son of Patrick J. Hamilton
March 30, 1951 Philadelphia, Penn., at 73 years of age.
Geneva, New York, February 03, 1878. Religion: Catholic. Nazareth College Rochester Diocese microfilm record shows Patrick
and Margaret Hamilton parents and sponsors were Margaret Flannigan and
William O'Malley. St. Francis DeSales Church record found on microfilm at
Nazareth College, "Johannes Hamilton, Feb 3, Baptized Johannes,
Natum 20 Dec., en Patrick
Hamilton et Margaretta Hasson, Sponsors Guliermo O'Malley et Margaretta
Friday August 7, 1903 Page 2
Honored - John Hamilton who for the past five years has been night operator for the Central at Auburn, has recently been appointed assistant ticket agent for the company at that station. John is the son of Patrick Hamilton of Littleville. His promotion is merited, and his many home friends extend him hearty congratulations.
was born Allen's Hill, New York 1877.
November 21, 1944 Bristol, New York, at 67 years of age.
NY, May 08, 1902.
Friday May 16, 1902
TIFFANY - LAMBERT At
Bristol, May 7, 1902, Levi Tiffany of East Bloomfield, and Miss Minnie
Randall Lambert of Allens Hill.
born Troy, New York June 11, 1825. Mary
February 21, 1917 Canandaigua, New York, at 91 years of age.[ii]
Canandaigua City Clerk office record. The record states that she was 91 years 8
mos. and 10 days old. She
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday
February 23, 1917 PAGE 5
Andrews at Canandaigua, February 21, 1917, Mrs. Mary Jane
Andrews, aged 91 years.
Also on same page COL 3
The death of Mrs. Mary Jane Andrews occurred at her home on West
Gibson Street on Wednesday PM following a long illness. She was born in Troy,
June 11, 1825 and had resided in Canandaigua the past 25 years.
survive two daughters and one son, Mrs. Margaret LeRoy of Akron, Ohio, Mrs.
S. E. Case and Charles H. Andrews of Canandaigua, also two sisters, Mrs.
C. B. Anderson, and Miss Helen Lamport, of Canandaigua, six grand and
3 great grand children. Funeral services will be held at the home tomorrow
afternoon at 3 PM. Rev. Guy L. Morrill will officiate. Interment at West
born April 16, 1817. Harris
was the son of Harris Andrews
25, 1892 Canandaigua, New York, at 75 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL December 2, 1892
Canandaigua, November 25, 1892, Harris Andrews aged 75 years and 7
Also on PAGE 3 COL 3
Andrews died last Saturday at his residence on Wood Street. The funeral took
place Monday. Mr. Andrews was born in this neighborhood and spent his
life of 75 years here. For years he managed a farm in Hopewell and only gave it
up in old age to come to Canandaigua to reside. Few men were more generally
known in this and neighboring places than was Mr. Andrews.
His body was interred 1892 Canandaigua, New York, West Avenue Cemetery.
H.2 Lamport was born in
Pittstown, Rensselear Co., New York May 27, 1811. William
died July 21, 1891 Canandaigua,
New York, at 80 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Wednesday July 22,
1891 PAGE 3
DEATH of MR LAMPORT
THE CLOSE of a BUSY and
Hon. William H. Lamport died yesterday, the 21st instant, at 11 30 AM at
his residence on Park Street in this village.
As many of our readers are aware, the deceased had long been afflicted
with cancer of the face, and it was the resistless progress of this fatal malady
that finally caused his death.
months since it was thought advisable by the attending physicians to remove his
left eye, but even this extreme measure failed to afford more than temporary
relief, and the disease ultimately extended to the brain, and this put an end to
leaves one son and one daughter, Mr. Charles H. Lamport of NY, and Mrs.
H. F. Stark of Atlanta, Ga.. The latter came North several weeks ago and
remained with him to the last. His last hours were also cheered by the presence
of his sisters, Mrs. Harriet Griswold, Washington, DC, Mrs. Harris
Andrews and Mrs. David Anderson, of this village, and also his brother,
Mr. Hiram Lamport of Brooklyn.
son arrived from NY this morning. William
H. Lamport was a son of the late John Lamport, a native of Pittstown,
Rensselear County, who was married to Margaret Sisson, a Rhode Island
woman in 1806. William H.
was born May 27, 1811. In 1826 his parents removed from Rensselear County to the
town of Gorham, Ontario County, where he grew to man's estate, and following the
occupation of his father, became a farmer.
opportunities for obtaining an education were extremely meager, being limited
after the family removed to Gorham to an attendance through three winter terms
at the old log schoolhouse in district 2 of that town.
1831 he was married to Mary Ellen Townsend of Benton, Yates County, who
died in Canandaigua December 27, 1887. In
1832 he united with the Presbyterian Church and ever after remained a consistent
and devoted member of that organization.
his long life Mr. Lamport was a called to fill many positions of public
trust and responsibility, in all of which he discharged the duties devolved upon
him with the strictest fidelity. In
1840 he was elected by his towns men to the office of school inspector, and in
1845 to that of Supervisor, and 1846 was reelected.
In 1849 he was elected Sheriff of Ontario County. In 1854 he was chosen
to represent the First Assembly District of Ontario County in the State
Legislature, and in 1870 having in the meantime, 1864, removed to Canandaigua,
was elected Rep. in Congress and two years later reelected.
is much more in this article, however I did not transcribe it. His
body was interred 1891 Canandaigua, New
York, West Avenue Cemetery. Section
of ex-sheriff's of Ontario County, local
H. LAMPORT born
Rensselaer County NY, 49 years old, married, served 1850, weighs 160 pounds,
resides Ontario County NY.
and Loa Maize Randolph
had the following
Irma Lane was
born May 06, 1911. Irma
August 25, 1991 in Penfield, New York, at 80 years of age.
Lane Footer -
August 25, 1991. Survived by son and daughter in law, Carl and Mary Ann
Footer, 2 grandchildren, Donald and Nikki Footer, 3 step
grandchildren, Michelle, Jodi and Corey Schultz, 2 sisters, Alice
Hofer, and Marjory Webb, several nieces and nephews. Richard H. Keenan
Funeral Home, Fairport. Interment at Oakwood Cemetery. Her
interred 1991 in Penfield, New York, Oakwood Cemetery.
born March 03, 1908. Carl
was the son of George Jarrett Footer
May 02, 1969 Penfield, NY, at 61 years of age.
Carl K. Footer of 1140 Whalen Rd. Penfield suddenly May 2, 1969. He is survived by his wife Irma Lane Footer, one son, Carl L. Footer, of Fairport, one grandson, Donald, one sister, Mrs. Austin Helen Ormsbee of E. Rochester, two brothers, Kenneth and George both of Penfield, several nieces and nephews. Call at Richard H. Keenan Funeral Home, Fairport, Rev. Simeon Berney officiating. Interred at Oakwood Cemetery.
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