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MC QUILLAN - MILLER
and Margaret Kirwin
had the following
McQuillan was born Ireland July 01, 1843.
September 5, 1914 Canandaigua, New York, at 71 years of age.[i]
Canandaigua City Clerk office record number 101 on Page 51, states the informant
is Patrick O'keefe.
COUNTY TIMES Wed. September 9, 1914
PAGE 2 COL 5
O'KEEFE - At Canandaigua
September 5, 1914, Mrs. Bridget O'Keefe aged 71 years.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES PAGE 7 COL 5
Mrs. Patrick O'Keefe -
Mrs. Bridget O'Keefe, wife of Patrick O'Keefe of Ontario
Street, died at Memorial Hospital on Saturday morning. Mrs. O'keefe who
was 71 years of age, had only been at the hospital since the previous evening.
leaves besides her husband, 2 sons, John and Vincent O'Keefe, both of
this city, one daughter, Mrs. G. G. Engert of Rochester, and a brother Patrick
McQuillan, whose home is in Ireland. Funeral held at St. Mary's church and
interment in Calvary. She
1910 Canandaigua Census stated 33 years married.
Ireland March 17, 1842. Patrick
was the son of Vincent O'Keefe
and Mary Doyle.
April 27, 1921 Canandaigua, New York, at 79 years of age.
COUNTY JOURNAL Fri. April 29, 1921
The death of Patrick O'Keefe aged 79 years occurred at the home of
his daughter, Mrs. G. G. Engert, Scotland Road on Wednesday.
Besides his daughter there survive 2 sons, John and Vincent of
Canandaigua. Interment at Calvary.
August 05, 1940. Ceremony at the
First Baptist Church. Married on August 5, 1940.
TIMES JOURNAL August 16, 1940
East Bloomfield and Holcomb INGRAHAM - McVICAR
is made of the marriage at Hagerstown, Md., August 5, 1940, of Miss Frances
McVicar, daughter of George McVicar, of Livonia, and Norman
Ingraham, son of Mrs. Lillian Ingraham, of this village.
The ceremony was performed by the Rev. G. N. Wolerton, pastor of the First Baptist church. Mr. and Mrs. Ingraham have been motoring in West Virginia and Maryland, and after September 1st, will be at home in the Harry D. Norton bungalow in South Avenue, East Bloomfield
Meagher and Mary Dailey
had the following
was born in Livonia, New York 1861. He
York, February 08, 1910. Affidavit
for License to Marry states he is age 49 years, first marriage, born Livonia,
New York, and Sarah is aged 42 years, born Herkimer County, New York, first
marriage. Witnesses were W. C. Meagher and Ellen Ryan.
was born in
Herkimer County, New York 1860. Sarah
was the daughter of Patrick Ryan
December 26, 1932 East Bloomfield, New York, at 72 years of age.
COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL Friday December 30, 1932
Mrs. Sarah Ryan Meagher, wife of Henry Meagher, aged 72 years, died Monday evening, at her home in the Northeastern part of the town. Besides her husband she leaves no near relatives, except nieces and nephews. The funeral was held Thursday morning at St. Bridget's Church, Rev. George W. Doud, pastor of the church officiating. Interment was made in the Catholic Cemetery.
born Honeoye Falls, New York March 03, 1876.
22, 1935 Victor, New York, at 59 years of age. She
VICTOR HERALD Fri April 24,
1936 Front Page Col 3
- Mrs. 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.
her 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
Death Record - KESEL - At Victor, April 22, 1936, Mrs. Cora
interred 1935 Honeoye Falls, New York, Catholic.
Honeoye Falls, New York February 15, 1871.
Frank was the son of John Kesel
December 28, 1949 in Penfield, New York, at 78 years of age.
ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT and
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.
Canandaigua, New York.
M. VanVechten, 80, of Canandaigua, died yesterday after a long illness.
Mrs. VanVechten was born in Rochester, and was married to the late
Robert S. VanVechten. They lived in Vine Valley until moving to Canandaigua
(SSDI May 3, 1912 - July 19, 1992)
(SSDI May 3, 1912 - July 19, 1992)
are two daughters, Carol McGowan of Spencerport and Margaret Brussel of
Baldwinsville, a son John, of Canandaigua, two sisters, Helen M.
Campbell and Mildred M. Tucker of Canandaigua, three brothers, William
and Ralph Metherell of Canandaigua, and Charles Metherell of Hilton,
eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday at the Canandaigua First United
Methodist Church. A reception at the church will follow the service.
New York, October 16, 1937. Robert
was the son of Fred E. VanVechten
ANNIVERSARY - Mr and Mrs. VanVechten
and Mrs. Robert VanVechten of Vine Valley and Canandaigua, recently
celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house at the Vine Valley
Community Hall. One hundred fifty guests, including seven of the original
bridal party, attended the celebration hosted by their children and their
spouses, Carol and James McGowan of Spencerport, Margaret and Robert
Brussel of Baldwinsville, and John and Catherine VanVechten of
and Mrs. VanVechten were married October 16, 1937, at the Lake Avenue
Baptist Church in Rochester. VanVechten is retired from the Canandaigua
Veterans Administration Medical Center, and is past president of the Canandaigua
Rotary Club. Mrs. VanVechten is a homemaker. They also have seven
died May 12,
1989 Rochester, New York. Robert
S. VanVechten, age 76 of 23 Leeward Lane, Canandaigua, died May 12, 1989 in
are his wife, Gertrude Metherell VanVechten, 2 daughters, Mrs. James
Carol McGowan, Spencerport, Mrs. Robert Margaret Brussel of Baldwinsville, son
John W. VanVechten, Canandaigua, 8 grandchildren, sister, Mrs. Herbert
Lois Harp, Fredonia, brother, Donald C. VanVechten of Rochester,
several nieces and nephews. Kennedy and Son Funeral Home, Bristol St.,
Canandaigua and First United Methodist Church.
Robert S. VanVechten, 76, died Friday, May 12, at Highland Hospital in Rochester. Mr. VanVechten, a former employee of Eastman Kodak Co. in Rochester, was also a grape farmer in Vine Valley, and retired in 1979 from the Canandaigua Veterans Administration Medical Center.
was a member of the Canandaigua Rotary Club and former member of the YMCA board
of directors. He was a volunteer and active board member at Rotary Camp Onseyawa.
He was also a member of the First United Methodist Church in Canandaigua.
Surviving him by his wife, Gertrude Metherell VanVechten, two daughters, Mrs. James Carol McGowan of Spencerport, and Mrs. Robert Margaret Brussel of Baldwinsville, a son, John W. VanVechten of Canandaigua, a sister, Mrs. Herbert Lois Harp, of Fredonia, a brother Donald C. VanVechten of Rochester.
born in Harricourt, Department of Ardennes, France September 27, 1822.
March 03, 1909 East Bloomfield, New York, at 86 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL March
5, 1909 PAGE 2 COL 1
Death of Mrs. Arcene Migeon Munson Who Came Here Sixty Years Ago
death of Mrs. Arcene Migeon Munson, widow of Henry Munson,
occurred at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Henry M. Parmele at an early
hour on Wednesday morning. Though
Mrs. Munson had been in failing health, her remarkable vitality had resisted
the weakening encroachments of old age, and she had been critically ill only
sixty years she had been a resident of this village. She was born in Harricourt,
Department of Ardennes, France, on September 27, 1822, and when seven years of
age, her father, Henry Migeon, brought his family to this country.
warm and personal friend of her grandfather, General LaFayette, had given
her father letters of introduction to his friends in this country, in whose
defense he had borne arms when the young Republic was struggling for liberty.
The voyage was made in a sailing vessel and occupied 9 weeks.
Mr. Migeon with his family, settled in Torrington, Conn., and
later removed to Litchfield, where he purchased the Governor Wolcott home,
one of the beautiful historic places of that state, where in 1776 the women of
the town had met and melted a statue of George III, and from the mol;ten mass
made bullets to be used in the cause of freedom.
its walls Washington and Lafayette had enjoyed the hospitality of Governor
Wolcott, and within these same historic walls, in 1849, Mrs. Munson's
father entrusted her to the keeping of her husband, whom she had met while on a
trip to Niagara Falls in company with her father.
Migeon, and his daughter had stopped at East Bloomfield to visit in the
Newton Home. Mr. and Mrs. Munson's home was in the cottage next to the
Academy, and there Mrs. Munson and her two daughters continued to reside
after the death of Mr. Munson in 1864.
years ago Mrs. Munson removed with Mr. and Mrs. Parmele to their
present residence. She leaves her two daughters, Mrs. B. S. Eastwood, of
Huntington, Mass., and Mrs. Parmele, three granddaughters, and one
sister, Mrs. Brahy, of Paris, France. The funeral will be held from the Parmele
home this morning at 11 o'clock, Rev. W. D. Robinson officiating.
E.2 Miller was born Clarkson, New Jersey 1837. Lois
03, 1897 Canandaigua, New York, at 60 years of age.[i]
City Clerk office record number 1240.
Died from Chronic Meningitis.
ONTARIO REPOSITORY MESSENGER, Thursday August 5, 1897, Page 5, Col
CONCENTRATED LOCAL NEWS
The funeral of Mrs. John Hanley who died at her daughter's Mrs. M. R. Dutton, near Barney's Bridge, East of this village, Tuesday, takes place this PM at the house. Her body was interred 1897 Canandaigua, New York, Woodlawn Cemetery.
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