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John J.3 McCarthy  was born Seneca Falls, New York 1895.  John died 1948 Seneca Falls, New York, at 53 years of age.  His body was interred 1948 Seneca Falls, New York, St. Columbkille Cemetery. 

          He married Julia M. Long Geneva, New York, April 11, 1921.


                         Weddings     McCarthy -  Long  

At St. Francis de Sales Church at 10 o'clock this morning took place the marriage of Miss Julia Long of this city to John McCarthy of Seneca Falls. Rt. Rev. Monsignor Joseph W. Hendricks performed the ceremony. Mrs. T A Kane presided at the organ. 

The bride wore a blue traveling suit, hat to match with bird of paradise, and carried white roses. She was attended by her sister, Miss Mildred Long, who wore a brown suit and carried pink roses. John O'Connor of Seneca Falls acted as best man. After an Eastern trip, Mr. and Mrs. McCarthy will live in Seneca Falls.  

                        GENEVA DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER

OBITUARY -   Mrs. Julia McCarthy, who suffered burns in a fire at her home in Kirkwood Hotel in May, died last night at Geneva General Hospital. Surviving are one daughter, Miss Genevieve McCarthy, Seneca Falls, a son, Lieut. John McCarthy, U. S. Army, two sisters, Mrs. James Brennan, Rochester, and Mrs. Elvey Marshall, Geneva, one brother, Thomas J. Long, Rochester, and several nieces and nephews.

Services are set for Friday A. M. from DeVaney Foley Funeral Home, 187 North Main St, and at St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church. Interment will be made in St. Patrick's Cemetery.  

          Her body was interred September 13, 1946 Geneva, New York, St. Patrick's Cemetery. 

Daniel2 McCarthy was born Ireland 1832.  Daniel died April 10, 1883 Canandaigua, New York, at 50 years of age. He married Mary Quinn.  Mary was born Ireland 1840.  Mary died May 26, 1890 Canandaigua, New York, at 49 years of age.[i]   [i]. Canandaigua City clerk office record number 719.

                            ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  May 30, 1890  

          McCarthy   -  In Canandaigua, May 26, 1890, Mary McCarthy, aged 51 years.  

 Daniel McCarthy and Mary Quinn had the following children:

 Julia3 McCarthy  was born Canandaigua, New York 1874.  She married Charles F. Chisholm Canandaigua, New York, December 26, 1901.[ii]  [ii]. Canandaigua City clerk office record number 1174.

                     ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL December 27, 1901  PAGE  3 COL  6   

  CHISHOLM    -     MCCARTHY   At Canandaigua, December 26, 1901, Charles F. Chisholm of Rochester, and Miss Julia McCarthy of Rochester, formerly of Canandaigua. 


Florence J.3 McCarthy was born Canandaigua, New York January 15, 1878.  Florence died September 15, 1913 Canandaigua, New York, at 35 years of age.  

                 ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Friday September 19, 1913  PAGE  5 COL  6  

                          At Canandaigua September 15, 1913, Florence McCarthy, aged 35 years.

                                           SAME  PAPER   PAGE  2  COL  2

MCCARTHY -   The death of Florence McCarthy aged 35 years, occurred at Canandaigua Hospital on Monday morning. Death was due to a concussion of the brain caused from a fall on September 6. He had been confined to the hospital since Friday. Deceased resided on Tillotson Street, and was employed as a car cleaner by the Pennsylvania Railroad Company.

He leaves his wife, one son, Edward, and a sister, Mrs. Charles Chisholm of Baltimore, MD. The funeral services were held on Wednesday morning at St. Mary's church and the K of C attended in body. Interment made in Calvary Cemetery. The Erina Hose and Woodmen of the World attended in body.

                     He married Helen Frances Morrissey Canandaigua, New York, November 22, 1906.  Record number 1710 at Hopewell Archives in City Clerk office Canandaigua. This record lists his parents as Daniel and Mary Quinn McCarthy, he is age 29, a clerk born in Canandaigua. Helen Morrissey his wife is 26 years of age, born in Troy, New York, and her parents are Edward and Ann Timmons Morrissey.  

The Ontario County Times, Wednesday, November 28, 1906 stated that the date was November 22, 1906.  

                       ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Fri. November 23, 1906 Page 3 Col 6

MARRIAGES     McCarthyMORRISSEY     At Canandaigua November 22, 1906, Florence McCarthy and Miss Nellie Morrissey, both of Canandaigua.

Florence McCarthy and Miss Nellie Morrissey were married at St. Mary's church yesterday morning at 7 o'clock, Rev. James T. Dougherty officiating, Cornelius Curtin and Miss Lilly Long were the attendants.

Helen was born Troy, New York August 30, 1880.  Helen was the daughter of Edward Morrissey and Anne Timmons.  Helen died May 04, 1957 Canandaigua, New York, at 76 years of age.[iii]   [iii]. Canandaigua City Clerk office record number 79 on page 74 of the book.

                                      MRS. HELEN S. MCCARTHY

CANANDAIGUA -   May 4,   Mrs. Helen S. McCarthy, 76, died this afternoon May 4, 1957, in the home of her son, Edward C. McCarthy, 362 North Main Street, after a long illness. Mrs. McCarthy was born in Troy, NY, August 30, 1880, a daughter of Edward and Anne Timmons Morrissey. She had been a resident of Canandaigua for 50 years.

She is survived by her son, Edward, and two granddaughters, Carol A. and Ellen R. McCarthy.  Funeral services will be held Tuesday in the Kennedy Funeral Chapel, and in St. Mary's Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.  

Mrs. Florence McCarthy -   Funeral services were held for Mrs. Helen F. McCarthy, 76, this morning, from Kennedy Funeral Chapel followed by requiem Mass at St. Mary's Church with the Rev. Alphonsus P. Crimmons, pastor, officiating.  Mrs. McCarthy died at the home of her son, Edward C. McCarthy, 362 North Main Street following a brief illness.

Bearers were, Frank Holbrook, Kenneth Fletcher, Frank Monaghan, Vernon Brahm, Milton Hanley, and Albert Hanley, all of Canandaigua.  Interment was in Calvary Cemetery, where the Rev. John V. Rosse, assistant pastor of St. Mary's Church officiated.  

          At 26 years of age Helen became the mother of Edward Custer McCarthy Canandaigua, New York, August 22, 1907.[iv]  [iv]. Record found at Canandaigua, City Clerk Office.

               ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES  Wed. August 28, 1907

 BORN    -   MCCARTHY  -     At Canandaigua, Aug. 22, 1907, to Mr. and Mrs. Florence McCarthy, Tillotson St. a son. 


Edward Custer4 McCarthy was born Canandaigua, New York August 22, 1907.[v]   [v]. Record found at Canandaigua, City Clerk Office.

            ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES  Wed. August 28, 1907

BORN  -   MCCARTHY -   At Canandaigua, Aug. 22, 1907, to Mr. and Mrs. Florence McCarthy, Tillotson St. a son. Edward died January 27, 1985 Canandaigua, New York, at 77 years of age.  


MCCARTHY, EDWARD C. Canandaigua 

Edward McCarthy, aged 77, of North Main Street, died January 27, 1985 at Elm Manor Nursing Home.  Survived by his wife, Pauline Barber McCarthy, 2 daughters, Mrs. Carl Carol Cimino of Canandaigua, and Mrs. Emmet Ellen Monaghan of Walnut Creek, Ca., 5 grandchildren.   Prayer service will be held at the Kennedy and son Funeral Home, 13 Bristol St, Canandaigua, followed by a Mass at St. Mary's Church.  Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

                   He married Pauline E. Barber Canandaigua, New York, August 01, 1934.[vi]  vi]. Canandaigua City clerk office record number 29. In the presence of Thomas D. Kennedy and Mrs. John D. Cotton. It lists his address at 201 Center Street, he is aged 26, a mechanic, born Canandaigua. His father is listed as Florance McCarthy, US, and mother Helen Morrisey, US. Pauline E. Barber, listed at 216 Center Street, age 26 years, a teacher, born Canandaigua, father, Homer E. Barber, US, and mother Ada A. Hotchkiss, US.

             ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL Friday August 3, 1934, PAGE  4 COL  3  

                                                McCARTHY   BARBER

In St. Mary's rectory Thursday morning took place the marriage of Miss Pauline E. Barber, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Homer E. Barber, and Edward C. McCarthy, son of Mrs. Helen F. McCarthy, all of this city.  The Rev. Michael C. Wall, rector, performed the ceremony.

The bride who was attended by her sister, Mrs. John D. Cotton, wore a navy blue and white ensemble with matching accessories.  She carried a shower bouquet of white roses.  Mrs. Cotton wore an ensemble of pale orange plaid organza with white accessories.  She carried yellow  gladiolas.  Thomas D. Kennedy acted as best man.  A wedding breakfast was served in Wenna Kenna, East Lake Shore. 

The bride is a graduate of Canandaigua Academy, class of 25, and Cortland Normal School, class of 29.  For two years after her graduation she taught in the Geneva schools, and for the past four years has been an instructor in the city schools.

Mr. McCarthy attended the Academy, and is employed at Hanley's garage.  After a short trip, Mr. and Mrs. McCarthy will reside for the present with the groom's mother in Center Street.

           At 27 years of age Pauline became the mother of Carol McCarthy Canandaigua, NY, March 10, 1935.   

                       ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL March 15, 1935

THE  BIRTH  RECORD -  McCARTHY    At Memorial Hospital, March 10, 1935, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Edward McCarthy, Center Street. 

 Carol McCarthy  was born Canandaigua, NY March 10, 1935.   


THE  BIRTH  RECORD -   McCARTHY    At Memorial Hospital, March 10, 1935, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Edward McCarthy, Center Street.

Cyrus was born Richmond, New York November 13, 1820.  Cyrus was the son of Artemus Briggs and Fannie Gregg.  Cyrus died December 29, 1888 Rochester, New York, at 68 years of age.   

                                                               REPOSITORY  MESSENGER                   

                   Cyrus Briggs died Rochester, December 29, 1888, of Honeoye, aged 69 years.  

                                          ONTARIO  COUNTY  TIMES Wednesday August 22, 1928 Front Page  

                               McMILLAN, 84, ONLY LOCAL SURVIVOR OF 126TH REGIMENT 

Sixty six years ago today, on August 22, 1862, the 126th, New York Volunteer Regiment was mustered into the United States service at Camp Swift, which was situated at the corner of Hamilton street and White Springs road in the southwestern outskirts of the then village of Geneva.

Today when the 66th anniversary of that event was celebrated at the Canandaigua Hotel, Horton McMillan, 84 years old, was the only surviving member of the regiment to attend from Canandaigua.  Mr. McMillan came in from his farm north of this city on the Bloomfield road.  The 126th Regiment was one of the Regiments raised in response to the call of President Lincoln, on July 1, 1862, for 30, 000 more men, and was recruited in the counties of Ontario, Seneca, and Yates.  Elikim Sherrill of Geneva became the, before a month had expired since colonel of the regiment, and James lieutenant colonel. The strength of the regiment when it was mustered in was 39 officers and 956 enlisted men.

On August 26, 1862, four days after it was mustered into the United States, its muster the regiment was surrendered and paroled together with 11, 000 other Union troops.  This surrender was in no way attributable to the fault of the regiment, but rather to the fault of the weak States service, the regiment marched down through the streets of Geneva to the boat landing and embarked on the old Elmira for Watkins, the first stage of its journey to the front. Reaching Baltimore the following day, it was assigned for duty at Harper's Ferry.

During the siege of Harper's Ferry, before a month had expired since and ill advised action of the commanding officers of the army.  After being sent to Camp Douglas at Chicago to spend its parole, the regiment was exchanged and at once ordered to the defense of Washington at Arlington Heights.  From this time on the regiment participated in many of the most bitter battles of the Civil War. During its period of service the regiment lost 17 officers and 259 men, including Colonel Sherrill.          

Roy Horton2 McMillan was born in Hemlock Lake, New York December 04, 1876.  Roy  died June 23, 1926 Canandaigua, New York, at 49 years of age.   

                                   ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES  Wed. June 30, 1926

Roy H. McMillan aged 49 years, died suddenly at his home on North Avenue Wednesday afternoon, following a cerebral hemorrhage suffered that morning.  Mr. McMillan was born at Livonia, but had been a resident of Canandaigua since childhood.  He had been a custom tailor here for several years.  

Survivors are his wife, Miriam Supplee McMillan, nine sons and two daughters, Richard of Gloversville, Harry and Donald of Miami, John of St. Louis, Robert, William, George and Dorothy, Margaret, James and Louis, all of this city, his father, Horton McMillan, and a brother, Peter A. McMillan of Canandaigua.  Funeral services held from his home Sunday afternoon.  Interment Woodlawn, where the Masonic Ritual was conducted.


Donald H. McMillan  was born Canandaigua, New York April 06, 1903.  Donald died December 25, 1936 in Miami, Florida, at 33 years of age.   

             ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL January 1, 1937

                         OBITUARY      McMILLAN 

Donald McMillan, 34, son of Mrs. R. H. McMillan, of this city, died suddenly at his home in Miami, Fla., early on Christmas morning. Death was caused by asphyxiation from a gas stove when a pot of coffee boiled over and extinguished the fire as Mr. McMillan fell asleep while waiting for it.

Born in Canandaigua, he was the youngest Canandaiguan to serve in the World War, having enlisted in Rochester at the age of 14.  He saw service with the 2nd Marine Gun Battalion of the famous Fighting First division, also known as Pershing's Own, and went through the battles of Cantigny, Montdidier, Soissons, St. Mihiel, and the first and second Argonne offensives unwounded, besides spending also nine months in the Army of Occupation in Germany.

Besides his wife and mother, he leaves eight brothers and two sisters, Richard of Gloversville, John of St. Louis, Harry and Robert G. of Miami, William K. of Naples, George S. and James and Louis McMillan of Canandaigua, and Mrs. Edward Stevens and Mrs. Edwin W. Burne, of Rochester. 

The funeral took place Sunday, in Miami, with military rites in charge of the Miami Post, American Legion. Interment was made in Miami.                        

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