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Edward Ebenezer2 Lovejoy was born May 1831.  Edward died May 21, 1908 Victor, New York, at 77 years of age.   He married twice.

                                          ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Friday May 29, 1908

DIED  -    LOVEJOY - At Victor, May 21, 1908, Edward E. Lovejoy, aged 77 years.

          He 1st married Charlotte A. Gurnee March 12, 1856.  Charlotte was born New Jersey August 02, 1834.  Census for Victor  1865 shows her to be aged 30, and New Jersey. Charlotte was the daughter of George Gurnee and Elizabeth.  Charlotte died March 26, 1891 Victor, New York, at 56 years of age.   

                           THE  VICTOR  HERALD Saturday April 4, 1891  PAGE  3  COL  5

OBITUARY -   Mrs. Charlotte A. Lovejoy, who died March 26, 1891, and whose death we briefly mentioned last week, was born in New Jersey, August 2, 1834.  Her parents were George and Elizabeth Gurnee. Her mother died when she was about two years of age.

Her father married a second time, and when she was four years old, she was brought to Newark, this state, and from that time until she was married, she lived with her grandmother, Mrs. Phillip Decker.  By Mr. Gurnee's first marriage he had five children, of which two of her brother's are still living, Jonas Gurnee of Lyons, and Phillip of Binghamton, this state.

She was married to Edward Lovejoy March 12, 1856.  They commenced keeping house in this village where they have lived happily for 35 years. She leaves a large circle of relatives and friends who sincerely mourn her loss.  She united with the Presbyterian church in the year 1872, Rev. Henry T. Miller, pastor, and up to the time of her death, was a willing worker doing all she felt it her duty to do, cheerfully and well.

She was a woman of sound sense and excellent judgment.  Her death is a loss to the community, and we can safely say that relatives will not grieve alone.  A wonderful tribute of seven paragraphs followed her obituary.  

                    He married 2nd  Catherine A. Mink 1892.  Catherine was born in Hudson, Columbia, New York June 27, 1854.  Catherine was the daughter of Phillip H. Mink and Lucy Blass .  She married Hinman E. Smith.  Catherine died March 11, 1935 Victor, New York, at 80 years of age.   

                                                     THE  VICTOR  HERALD  March 15, 1935

OBITUARY Mrs. Catherine Lovejoy passed from this life, March 11, 1935, at the home of her son, Harley M. Lovejoy. Mrs. Lovejoy was born in Hudson, June 27, 1854, of pioneer stock that helped to settle the region of the Catskills. She came to Western New York as an infant, when her parents, Phillip and Lucy Blass Mink made the trip on the Erie Canal from their home in Hudson to a new home in Farmington township.

Mrs. Lovejoy was twice married. Her first husband, Hinman E. Smith, passed away in 1887 at their home in Rochester, leaving his widow and two small children, a son, Oscar F. Smith, who died in 1909, and a daughter, Mrs. George H. Gunnison, now of Canandaigua.

In 1892, Mrs. Smith married Edward E. Lovejoy of Victor, who died in 1908. Two sons were born to them, Charley E. Lovejoy and Harley M. Lovejoy, both of Victor, survive. Mrs. Lovejoy also leaves nine grandchildren, Mrs. T. H. Townsend of Waterville, Mrs. William Millard of Canandaigua, and George S. Gunnison of Syracuse, Edward, Adeline, Jean, Janette, Harley M. and Lowell Lovejoy of Victor.

For 57 years Mrs. Lovejoy had been a member of the Methodist church, and for many years she took part in all its activities. She was a charter member of the Unity Club, and gave support to every worthy cause brought to her attention until failing health several years ago forced her to retire from interests outside her home. Funeral from the home of her son, Harley M. Lovejoy.  

                            ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL March 15, 1935

  THE DEATH RECORD -     LOVEJOY     -   At Victor, March 11, 1935, Mrs. Catherine Lovejoy, aged 80 years.  

Charles Edward3 Lovejoy  was born June 1893.  He married Mary Adelphia Richardson in Perinton, New York, September 27, 1916. 

                         ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Friday September 29, 1916  PAGE  5  

At Victor, September 27, 1916, Charles Edward Lovejoy and Miss Mary Adelphia Richardson, both of Victor.  

                                 VICTOR HERALD  September 29, 1916  PAGE  1

A very pretty morning wedding was celebrated in the country home of Mr. and Mrs. Elias L. Richardson, in Perinton at 9 AM on Wednesday September 27, 1916 when their daughter, Miss Mary Adelphia Richardson was united in marriage to Charles Edward Lovejoy, son of Mrs. Catherine Lovejoy of this Village.  The Rev. W. H. White, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal church of Macedon, performed the ceremony.

The bride and groom received the wedding guests and were unattended. Only immediate relatives of the bride and groom witnessed the ceremony. A sumptuous wedding breakfast was served at 11 o'clock by a Pittsford caterer. Gifts to the bride were many and beautiful including much silver. Out of town guests were the bride's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Ketchum of Pittsford, and Miss Marjorie Gunnison of Sheldrake Springs, a niece of the groom.

Mr. and Mrs. Lovejoy left shortly after the wedding breakfast for a few days automobile trip. On their return they will establish their home on the groom's farm, situated four miles north of this village.  Both bride and groom are lifetime residents of this vicinity.

The bride graduated from Victor High school with the class of 1914, and afterward entered the nurses training class in Thompson Memorial hospital in Canandaigua. The groom is a member of the class of 1913, Victor High school. A year spent in the study of medicine in Buffalo Medical College convinced him that farming was more his liking, and he has been successful in that pursuit.  

Harley Martin3 Lovejoy was born June 20, 1894.  Harley died November 1975 at 81 years of age.  Information taken from SSDI, states last known residence was East Bloomfield, NY.   He married Isabelle Richardson.  Isabelle died July 28, 1949 Victor, New York.   

                      ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL August 5, 1949  PAGE  5

DEATHS -   LOVEJOY   At Victor, July 28, 1949, Mrs. Isabelle Richardson Lovejoy, wife of Harley M. Lovejoy, Victor.

Harley Edward Lovejoy  was born July 11, 1924.  Harley died April 27, 1960 at 35 years of age.  His body was interred 1960 Victor, New York, Boughton Hill Cemetery.  Picture of grave taken .  He married Nancy Pearce Stearns Victor, New York, June 15, 1944.   

                             ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL Friday  June 30, 1944                       

                                             LOVEJOY -  STEARNS

Announcement has been made of the marriage of Miss Nancy Pearce Stearns, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Irving P. Stearns of Victor, formerly residents of Canandaigua, and T4  Harley Edward Lovejoy, son of Mrs. Harley M. Lovejoy of Victor. The marriage took place Thursday afternoon, June 15, 1944, in the Victor Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Lee S. Hill, pastor officiating.

The attendants were Mrs. Frederick Mace, sister of the bridegroom, and Earl McLaughlin.  T4 Lovejoy has returned to his post at Camp Chaffee, Ark., and his bride is at the home of her parents in Victor.                       

                                         VICTOR  HERALD  June 30, 1944                       

                                            LOVEJOY -  STEARNS

Miss Nancy Pearce Stearns, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Irving P. Stearns, and T 4 Harley Edward Lovejoy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harley M. Lovejoy were married Thursday afternoon, June 15, 1944, in the Victor Presbyterian church by the pastor, the Rev. Lee S. Hill. The attendants were Mrs. Frederick Mace, sister of the bridegroom, and Earl McLaughlin.  Harley has returned to Camp Chaffee, Ark., and Nancy is at home with her parents.  

                             VICTOR  HERALD  September 1, 1944

Harley Lovejoy Now In Armored School    A special from the public relations office at Fort Knox, Ky., to the Herald gives the following information of local interest, A picked group of technicians from armored units all over the country has been enrolled in the Armored School at Fort Knox, for a course in tank mechanics.  

These men will be trained for the important task of keeping the Army tanks in fighting trim. Sgt. Harley E. Lovejoy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harley M. Lovejoy of Victor, is among the new students. The Armored School, commanded by Brig. General P. M. Robinett, is one of the world's largest technical institutions.

It turns out each year many thousands of specialists for service with the hard hitting armored divisions and separate tank battalions.  The Tank Department gives students a detailed knowledge of engine power train, suspension system, and other elements of the complex tank mechanism.

In addition to trouble shooting and repair, much emphasis is placed upon preventive maintenance. The men have an opportunity to study engines in action in a half million dollar live engine test building where they work on both diesels and gasoline engines actually operating under load.

                                              From the Victor Herald Newspaper, February 8, 1946  

Harley E. Lovejoy is Honorably Discharged. Harley E. Lovejoy has returned home, having been honorably discharged from the US Army, February 1, at Fort Dix. He was in the service for 35 months, and for six months was on overseas duty in France, Germany and Czechoslovakia. He was a Staff Sgt.                       

                                                           VICTOR HERALD  August 24, 1945  

Harley Lovejoy  -  At Home From Europe  Tec-4 Harley E. Lovejoy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harley M. Lovejoy, arrived in Victor on August 10, coming from Czechoslovakia. He and his wife, former Miss Nancy Stearns, have been taking their delayed wedding trip, this week. At the end of his 30  days leave, Harley is to report to Fort Knox, Ky.  

Edward E.4 Lovejoy was born 1918.  Edward died June 24, 1988 Canandaigua, New York, at 69 years of age.   

                             CANANDAIGUA  DAILY  MESSENGER June  1988

VICTOR -   Edward E. Lovejoy, 70, of Valentown Road, died suddenly Friday, June 24, 1988, in Canandaigua.  Mr. Lovejoy was employed by Dow and Company Inc. in Rochester. He was past Master and 43 year member of the milnor Lodge 139 F and AM in Victor, and a member of the Victor Volunteer Fire Dept. from 1941 to 1955. Surviving are his wife, Marjorie, two sons, Richard E. and Benjamin C. Lovejoy, both of Victor, a daughter, Mrs. Bruce Dixie Lee Gardner, of Evans, Ga., two sisters, Adeline Brown of Rochester, and Mrs. John Jean Sackett of Byron, NY, seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Burial will be in Farmington Friends Cemetery. 

                  His body was interred 1988 Farmington, New York, Farmington Friends Cemetery. 

                          He married Marjorie Estes Victor, New York, July 26, 1941.   

                                                    VICTOR  HERALD   1941  

                                        WEDDING  BELLS    LOVEJOY - ESTES                                     

The lovely mid summer wedding of Miss Marjorie Estes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. I. B. Estes, to Edward E. Lovejoy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lovejoy, took place on the lawn of Rudder Grange, the Estes homestead near Farmington, Saturday, July 26, 1941, at 3 PM.

The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Arthur C. Rehme, pastor of the Victor Methodist Church, before an altar of banked summer flowers, and under the spreading branches of a large oak tree. Preceding the ceremony, Jean Cotter, boy soprano sang Because, and I love you truly.

The bride, lovely in white georgette, Grecian style, with a fingertip veil caught in a coronet of orange blossoms, approached the altar on the arm of her father, who gave her in marriage. She wore a gold and pearl brooch, once owned by her grandmother, and carried a bridal bouquet of white roses, and gypsophilla. Miss Eileen Estes, sister of the bride, was maid of honor, and chose a maize colored satin pink taffeta and her bouquet of Talisman roses and gypsophilla. Little Jean Lovejoy, sister of the bridegroom, was flower girl. She was dressed in blue and white dotted Swiss, and carried an old fashioned nosegay.

Robert McLaughlin, now in the service with the US Air Corps, flew from Maxwell Field, Alabama to be best man at the wedding. Stanley Pickering was an usher. The bride's mother wore a flowered georgette frock. The mother of the groom was attired in powder blue net jersey. Each wore a corsage of Tailsman roses. Following the reception held on the lawn, the newly married couple left on a wedding trip. The bride wore a beige ensemble and a corsage of white rosebuds for her going away suit.  Guests were present at the wedding from Rochester, Syracuse, Canandaigua, Elmira, Bridgehampton, L. I., Victor, Buffalo, and Pittsford. Pre-nuptual events included a variety of showers by Mrs. Walter Rhode and the Misses Margaret and Dorothy Barry.

  Both the bride and groom were graduated from Victor High school. Mrs. Lovejoy is also a graduate of Culver Academy, Rochester, and is night chief operator at the Victor telephone exchange. Mr. Lovejoy is employed at the Gleason Works, Rochester. The couple have purchased the former Leon Aldrich place on Rowley Street, and will be at home there after September 1st.  

Grace B.2 Loveland  was born Victor, New York 1882.  Grace died 1977 Canandaigua, New York, at 95 years of age.  Her body was interred 1977.  She married George L. Jopson Canandaigua, NY, March 29, 1905.[i] i]. 1910 Canandaigua Census shows them married 5 years, and the Archives lists the in Canandaigua City Clerk office record number 1538.   

                                  Ontario County Times, Wednesday April 05, 1905                       

                           Wedding announcement spells his name Jobson. He is in Centerfield and she is in Canandaigua.                       

                       ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  March 31, 1905  PAGE  3  COL  5                       

  JOBSON  -  LOVELAND At Canandaigua, March 29, 1905, George L. Jobson of Centerfield, and Miss Grace B. Loveland of Canandaigua.


   Ignatz Nathan1 Lovenheim  was born January 23, 1863.  Ignatz died March 26, 1949 Little Falls, New York, at 86 years of age. 

                       ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL Fri April 1, 1949  PAGE  5

  DEATHS   -   LOVENHEIM      At Little Falls, Mar. 26, 1949, I. N. Lovenheim, 86, father of Mrs. Albert F. Hanley, this city.


  Albert Hanley was the son of William E. Hanley and Matilda Josephine Hamilton. He was born Canandaigua, New York June 30, 1901. 

                              Ontario County Times  July 10, 1901  Page  2  Col  4

BORN -   HANLEY     At Canandaigua, June 30, 1901, to Mr. and Mrs. William Hanley, a son. 

                Albert died October 03, 1985 Canandaigua, New York, at 84 years of age.  

             ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT and CHRONICLE  October 5, 1985

Albert F. Hanley Sr. Canandaigua,   Albert F. Hanley age 84, of Parrish St. Extension, on October 3, 1985, at Thompson Hospital.  Mr. Hanley had been a linotype operator for the Daily Messenger, and the Times Union retiring in 1966.

 Survived by his wife, Eugenia, 3 sons, Albert Jr., of Crofton, MD., Robert of Canandaigua, and Gary of Avon, 14 grandchildren, 10 gr grandchildren.  Friends may call at the Kennedy and Son Funeral Home, 13 Bristol St. Sun. where a prayer service will be held Monday morning, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary's Church at 10 AM.

    At 24 years of age Albert  became the father of Albert Francis Jr. Hanley Canandaigua, New York, July 28, 1925.  

                                   ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES  WED July 29, 1925  Page  4  Col  4

BIRTH -   Hanley at Memorial hospital, July 28, 1925 to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hanley, South main Street, a son.

            At 29 years of age Albert became the father of Robert E. Sr. Hanley Canandaigua, New York, March 17, 1931.  At 32 years of age Albert became the father of William John Hanley  Canandaigua, New York, June 05, 1934.  

                          ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL June 8, 1934      

    BIRTH At Memorial hospital, June 5, 1934, a son to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hanley, South Main Street.

  At 24 years of age Eugenia became the mother of Albert Francis Jr. Hanley Canandaigua, New York, July 28, 1925.   

                          ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES  WED July 29, 1925  Page  4  Col  4

   BIRTH Hanley at Memorial hospital, July 28, 1925 to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hanley, South main Street, a son.                   

                      ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL June 8, 1934 

  BIRTH -   At Memorial hospital, June 5, 1934, a son to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hanley, South Main Street.

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