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Felix1 Moran  married Mary Jane Redfern November 24, 1908.   Mary was born Ireland 1875.  Mary was the daughter of George Redfern and Anne Hamilton.  She married Harry Graham July 04, 1897.  Mary died December 29, 1952 at 77 years of age.  

                                      DEATH of RESPECTED MONEYHAW RESIDENT

A shadow of deep gloom, was cast over a wide area at the news of the death of Mary I Moran, which took place at her residence, at Moneyhaw, Moneymore on Monday, December 29th.

Deceased was a kind and highly respected lady. This was evident by the large number of people who visited her during her illness.

 Every possible attention was given by Very Rev. F. Terry Adm., Doctors Fannigan and her devoted family. One daughter traveled specially from New York to be with her mother at the end. Deceased was bereaved some years ago by the death of a son and daughter, both of whom were involved in a car accident in America. The shock of this great loss seemed to linger with her forever.

A devoted Catholic she belonged to a family that had given a number of its members to the church. The funeral which was largely attended, took place to St. Maichacy's Church, Drummullen, on Wednesday December 31st, where a Requiem Mass was celebrated by Rev. Father Terry.

 The remains were subsequently interred in the family burying plot attached to the church.  The chief mourners were Patrick Graham, USA, John Hugh and Frank Moran, sons, Anne G. Aufiero, Elizabeth G. Dobbin,, USA,  Jopsephine Devlin, Teresa Vincent, daughter, Patrick and Charles Redfer, brothers, Mrs. Elizabeth Driscoll, and Mrs. Sarah Southworth, USA, sisters, H. J. Aufiero, and J. Dobbin, Peter Devlin, Joseph Vincent, sons in law, Nora Moran, daughter in law, Agnes Mary Wilson, John Joseph, Kevin, Bonnie and Mary Elizabeth Vincent, Raymond, Sheamus Agatha Anne Peter and Bernadette Devlin, Johnny and Brendan  Joseph Dobbin, Mary, Jane and Stephen Joseph Moran, grandchildren, Bobbie and Billie Wilson, great grand children, Charles Wilson. The Southworth and Redfern families, relatives. 

John2 Moran  was born Ireland 1829.  John died June 12, 1902 Canandaigua, New York, at 72 years of age.[i]  [i]. Canandaigua City clerk office record number 1594.His age was given as 73 years. 

                           ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Fri June 20, 1902  PAGE  2  COL 

John Moran died at his residence on Brook Street on June 12, 1902 aged 64 years. The deceased came to this village from Ireland when a lad. He was employed by the late John Greig as a coachman for many years, and later conducted a hacking business.

The Canandaigua of his early years and the prominent men who lived then were subjects upon which he loved to talk, remembering many incidents that were of special interest to the present generation. He enjoyed a wide acquaintance and his familiar figure will be missed from the streets. He had been gradually failing for several years.

He is survived by one son, Henry Moran, of Indianapolis, and one daughter, Mrs. Henry Kennedy of this village. Funeral from St. Mary's Church on Saturday AM, Rev Dougherty officiating.

                      He married Mary Moore.  Mary was born 1831.  Mary was the daughter of Mr. Moore and Mrs. Moore.  Mary died January 13, 1917 New York, New York, at 85 years of age.   

                        ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES  Jan 24, 1917  PAGE  5  COL  7

Mrs. John Moran, a former resident of Canandaigua, died at her home in New York on Saturday evening, January 13th. She leaves a son, Harry A. Moran of Indianapolis, and a daughter, Mrs. Kennedy of this city, and two sisters, Mrs. Anna Moore of Rochester, and Mrs. Catherine Rooney of Canandaigua. The remains are to be brought to Canandaigua and interment made in Calvary Cemetery.                     

Henry MORAN died November 19, 1922 Canandaigua, New York, at 56 years of age.[ii]  [ii]. Ontario County Times newspaper.; and Death Record number 138 filed at Canandaigua City Clerk office. 

                                 ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Friday November 24, 1922

 KENNEDY The funeral services of Henry J. Kennedy, aged 56 years, of Clark Street, whose death occurred at the Memorial hospital on Sunday, after a lingering illness, were held at St. Mary's church on Wednesday morning with interment at Calvary Cemetery.

He leaves his wife, a daughter, Mrs. Edward Birr, of Rochester, four sons, Harry, Thomas, Arlington and John Kennedy, of Canandaigua, also a brother and sister, Thomas of Canandaigua, and Miss Sarah Kennedy of Boston. Interment in Calvary.                 

                                  ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Wednesday November 22, 1922

Henry J. Kennedy, aged 56 years, of Clark Street, died at Memorial Hospital Sunday afternoon following a lingering illness. He had been at the institution over a year.

He leaves his wife, four sons and a daughter, Harry, Thomas, Arlington and John Kennedy of Canandaigua, and Mrs. Edward Birr of Rochester, also a brother and sister, Thomas Kennedy of Canandaigua, and Miss Sarah Kennedy of Boston. Funeral services were held from St. Mary's Church this morning with interment in Calvary Cemetery.

                    At 32 years of age Henry became the father of Charles Arlington Kennedy Canandaigua, New York, December 15, 1898.  Record 1570 at City Clerk Office.                       

                       ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL December 23, 1898

   BORN  -      KENNEDY -     At Canandaigua, December 15, 1898, to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kennedy, a son.

                    At 35 years of age Henry became the father of John Francis Kennedy 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.

             At 36 years of age Henry became the father of Arlington W. Kennedy New York, November 30, 1902.  

   John M. Moran was born Canandaigua, New York June 15, 1869.  John died March 01, 1889 Canandaigua, New York, at 19 years of age.   

                                           ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  March 8, 1889                       

   DIED   -   MORAN -   In Canandaigua, March 1, 1889, John Moran, aged 23 years.


Oren E.1 Morey  was born New York 1844.  Oren died 1922 at 78 years of age.  His body was interred 1922 Canandaigua, New York, Woodlawn Cemetery.  Section 7.  He married twice.

He married Nettie.  Nettie became the mother of Clair Leslie Morey  New York, February 20, 1879.  He married  Nettie Blanchard in Hannibal Center, Oswego Co., New York, January 05, 1874.   Nettie Blanchard   Nettie was born in Victory, Cayuga Co., New York August 10, 1854.  Nettie was the daughter of Perry Blanchard.  Nettie  died January 15, 1913 Canandaigua, New York, at 58 years of age.   

                                         ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Fri. January 17, 1913  

                                            DEATHS OF THE WEEK    MRS. NETTIE MOREY  

On Wednesday evening at 7 PM occurred the death of Mrs. Nettie Morey, wife of Oren E. Morey, of Bristol Street, following an illness of long duration. Mrs. Morey was born on August 10, 1854 at Victory, Cayuga County, this state, and was consequently 58 years and five months of age. 

She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Perry Blanchard. On January 5, 1874 she married Owen E. Morey at Hannibal Center, Oswego County. She is survived by her husband, one son, Clair L. Morey, and three grandchildren, all of this village. Two brothers, Day Blanchard of Michigan and Benjamin Blanchard of Mariville, and a sister, Mrs. Alice Chase of East Rochester, also survive. 

 Clair Leslie2 Morey was born New York February 20, 1879.  Clair died June 17, 1945 Canandaigua, New York, at 66 years of age.   

                             ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL June 22, 1945  

                               Clair L. Morey   Well Known Lawyer  Called by  Death

Clair L. Morey, well known Canandaigua attorney, died Sunday, June 17, 1945, in Clifton Springs Sanitarium where he had been a patient for a week.  A practicing attorney in this city for 40 years, Mr. Morey was a member of the Ontario County Bar Association and was active in fraternal orders.

 He was a past master of Canandaigua Masonic Lodge, a past district deputy grand master of Ontario, Yates and Seneca Association, and past commander of Zenobia Commandery, Knights Templar, Palmyra. 

Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Dorothy Dibble Morey, Gooding's Point, three sons, John R. Morey of Rochester, Robert H. Morey of Canandaigua, and First Lieut. Milton B. Morey, a physician in medical service in the Pacific Theatre, and a daughter, Mrs. John A. Riegel of N Y City. His body was interred 1945 Canandaigua, New York, Woodlawn Cemetery.  

          He married twice.  He married Blanch M. Brockelbank August 10, 1905.   

                          ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Friday Aug. 18, 1905

 MARRIED   MOREYBROCKELBANK  At Canandaigua, August 10, 1905, Clair L. Morey and Miss Blanche M. Brockelbank, both of Canandaigua.

             Blanch M. Brockelbank was born New York 1876.  Blanch was the daughter of Caleb Brockelbank and Maria Outhouse.  Blanch died 1954 at 78 years of age.  Her body was interred 1954 Canandaigua, New York, West Avenue Cemetery.  Section XVII.          

                             ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL March 22, 1946

PEOPLE  YOU  KNOW -  Mrs. Blanche B. Morey, Park Avenue, spent the weekend with her son, John R. Morey, and family in Rochester.

          He married 2nd  Dorothy S. Dibble Auburn, New York, January 08, 1936.   

                            ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL Friday January 10, 1936  

                                           MOREYDIBBLE  WEDDING BELLS  

Clair L. Morey and Mrs. Dorothy S. Dibble were married Wednesday afternoon in the Supreme Court Chambers in Auburn by Justice Benjamin B. Cunningham of Rochester. Witnesses were Louis B. Freer of Rochester, formerly of Canandaigua, and Miss Dorothy Emerson of Auburn.

Mr. and Mrs. Morey leave today for a two week's trip to Florida. Upon their return they will reside at 216 Chapin Street until Spring, when they will remove to their lake shore cottage.  


Isabel Louise Morey was born Canandaigua, New York July 14, 1908.  She married Edwin Hicks Gooding. Canandaigua, New York, September 02, 1926.   

                                ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES  Wed. September 1, 1926                       

                                              WEDDING  TOMORROW                       

The marriage of Miss Isobel Louise Morey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clair L. Morey, Park Avenue, and Edwin Hicks Gooding of Rochester, formerly of Canandaigua, will take place at Oak Bluff Lodge, Mr. and Mrs. Morey's summer home in Washburn's Grove, tomorrow. John R. Morey is a brother. Mr. Gooding is a son of former Sheriff Elias J. Gooding, who resides on the Greater Broadway, East of this city, and was for a number of years news editor on the Messenger here.  

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