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PHETTEPLACE - PICKETT
was born in Brighton, New York March 06, 1878.
April 20, 1962 Canandaigua, New York, at 84 years of age.
MESSENGER April 20, 1962
Gertrude L. Tracey, 84, of 40 Gibson Street, died today in Thompson
Hospital, where she had been a patient for 10 days.
She was born in Brighton, March 6, 1878, the daughter of the late Edward
and Mary Elizabeth Beal Phetteplace.
was the widow of William Tracey, Canandaigua postmaster, who died in
1932. She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church, the Women's Auxiliary and
St. Catherine's Chapter of the church, and the Timely Topics Club.
is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Walter T. Flynn of Canandaigua, three
grandchildren, three sisters, Mrs. Harold G. Bacon, Canandaigua, Mrs.
John M. Bacon, Camden, NJ, and Mrs. Edwin B. Durfee of Rochester, a
brother Frederick R. Phetteplace, Daytona, Fla., two nieces and one
nephew. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
E. Jr. Tracey
York, October 10, 1906.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL
Oct 12, 1906
- At Macedon, Oct. 12,
1906, William Tracey Jr. of Canandaigua, and Miss Gertrude Phetteplace,
Tracey - Phetteplace
Tracey, Jr. and Miss Gertrude L. Phetteplace were married at the home of the
bride's father, Edward Phetteplace, at Macedon, on Wednesday morning at
11 o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. Tracey are now in New York City.
groom is a member of the grocery firm of Tracey and Parmele, and his bride has
been employed as stenographer in the Lisk office. They will reside at 79 West
Canandaigua, New York November 25, 1876.
William was the son of William E. Sr. Tracey
August 11, 1932 Canandaigua, New York, at 55 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Front
Page August 12, 1932
E. TRACEY IS SHOCK TO FRIENDS
supposed to be making good recovery from operation, appointed Postmaster in 1930
after long business career. The death of William E. Tracey, postmaster of
Canandaigua and long a figure in the business life of the city, occurred at the
Memorial hospital shortly before 2 PM Thursday, and came as a decided shock to
his associates and many friends. Mr. Tracey underwent an operation for appendicitis
Saturday, and was apparently making a good recovery when a cerebral embolism
ended his life.
Tracey was born in Canandaigua 55 years ago, the son of William and
Ursula Tracey. He received his education in the public schools and the old
Canandaigua Academy and began his business career as bookkeeper in the W. W.
Wilcox store. He later formed a partnership with Albert B. Parmele in
the grocery business and then opened a store of his own which he continued until
June 1931. Upon the death of Postmaster Edwin P. Gardner he was named as
acting postmaster and in January, 1930, received the appointment as postmaster.
was a member of the Merrill Hose Company and was vice president of the
Canandaigua Rotary Club, having been acting president for several weeks because
of the illness of the president William F. Lewis. He presided at the
meeting of the club, last Thursday noon.
Besides his wife, Mr. Tracey is survived by one daughter, Miss Ursula Tracey, four sisters, Misses Katherine and Isaphine Tracey, and Mrs. Helen VanDenbergh of Rochester, and Mrs. Mary Brown of Hopewell, and a brother James Tracey of Buffalo.
was born in Brighton, New York 1888.
Canandaigua, New York, February 27, 1924.[i]
Canandaigua City clerk office record number 769.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Wed
February 27, 1924
PHETTEPLACE - BACON
marriage of Miss Florence A. Phetteplace,
Park Street, and Harold Gallup Bacon,
of the Chapin Road, took place at St. John's church this morning at 9 AM.
The ceremony was performed by Rev. Herbert L Gaylord in the
presence of the immediate families.
The bride who was attended by her sister, Mrs. William Tracey, was given in marriage by her brother-in-law, Mr. Tracey. The groom was attended by his brother, Orin S Bacon Jr. After a wedding trip to New York Mr. and Mrs. Bacon will reside on the groom's farm on the Chapin Road.
Maude2 Phillips was born February 18, 1878. Maude
January 06, 1974 in Huron, New York, at 95 years of age.
and CHRONICLE Tues. January 8, 1974 PAGE 5B
Maude Phillips Freer of Lake Bluff Road, town of Huron, died Sunday, January
6, 1974, at Myers Community Hospital, age 95. She leaves six daughters, Mrs.
Agatha Bills of W. Walworth, Mrs. Mable Wickens of Warsaw, Mrs.
George Florence Lawrence of Palmyra, Mrs. Robert Frances McDowell of
Wolcott, Miss Eva Freer of Wolcott, Mrs. Helen McDowell of N.
Tonawanda, three sons, Floyd, Russell and Harley, all of Wolcott, besides
her children she leaves 24 grandchildren and 55 great grandchildren, and six gr
gr grandchildren. Call at Farnsworth Funeral Home North Rose. Burial at
Pultneyville Cemetery. Contributions to Huron Presbyterian Church or North Rose
August 18, 1874. Frank
was the son of John David Freer
and Agatha M.
died June 12,
1934 Newark, New York, at 59 years of age.
DEMOCRAT and CHRONICLE Wed. June 13, 1934
Suddenly in Newark Hospital Tuesday morning June 12, 1934, Frank G. Freer, age 59 years. He leaves surviving his wife, Maude Phillips Freer, four sons, seven daughters, seven grand children, his mother, and one brother. Funeral services from the home on Palmyra Marion Road, Thursday June 14. Interment in Lakeview Cemetery, Williamson.
was born 1860. Charles
September 11, 1898 Shortsville, New York, at 38 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL September 16, 1898
DIED - PHIPPS - At Shortsville, September 11, 1898, Charles Phipps,
age 38 years.
Shortsville, New York July 29, 1863. Sarah
December 16, 1906 Canandaigua, New York, at 43 years of age.[ii]
Canandaigua City Clerk Office Record number 4032.
DIED - At Canandaigua, Mrs. Sarah J. Phipps wife
of James Fogarty, aged 43 years.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL December 21, 1906
PAGE 5 COL
children motherless, Mrs. James S. Fogarty died on Sunday following an
operation, aged 43 years. Her death has aroused the deepest sympathy for seven
children are left motherless. Mrs. Fogarty was formerly Miss Sarah Phipps. She
was a devoted member of St. Mary's church and there she will be sadly missed
leaves besides her husband and children, her mother, Mrs. David Phipps of
this village, one brother, David, and four sisters, misses Margaret
and Emma Phipps, and Mrs. Harry Cory, Shortsville, and Mrs. Elizabeth
Diets of Bloomington, Ill.
DIED - FOGARTY -
In Canandaigua, December 16, Mrs. James S. Fogarty, aged 43 years.
FOGARTY - Sunday afternoon at the Canandaigua Hospital of Physicians and Surgeons occurred the death of Mrs. James S. Fogarty, aged 43 years. Mrs. Fogarty had undergone an operation on the previous Wednesday, but her recovery was confidently looked for and her death was a shock to her many friends. Mrs. Fogarty before her marriage was Miss Sarah E. Phipps.
She was born in Manchester, July 29, 1868, and on June 30, 1886 she was married to James S. Fogarty, of this place, and has always resided here. She was a woman of the Christian character and life , and her beloved husband and children have the sympathy of the entire community in their affliction.
is survived by her husband and seven children, two boys, William and Henry,
and five little daughters, Catherine, Marguerite, Mildred, Agnes,
and, Her funeral was held from St.
Mary's church. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.
New York, June 16, 1886.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday
July 2, 1886
- PHIPPS In
Shortsville, June 15, 1886, by Rev. Father Lee, James Fogarty and Miss
Canandaigua, New York June 02, 1856. James
was the son of James Fogarty and Bridget
2nd Ina Emeline Briggs
New York, April 10, 1918. Married
by Rev. James T. Dougherty at St. Mary's Church.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Fri. April 12, 1918
The marriage of James Simon Fogarty and Mrs. Ina Emmeline Tiffany,
both of Canandaigua, took place at St. Mary's rectory on Wednesday afternoon, Rev.
James T. Dougherty performing the ceremony.
November 11, 1927 Canandaigua, New York, at 71 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Nov 16,
1927 Page 4
S. Fogarty died here on Sunday night following a long illness, at the age of
71 years. Mr. Fogarty
was a life long resident of Canandaigua, having been born here on June 2, 1856.
He had been active in the affairs of the community having served as a member of
the former Canandaigua village light commission and for several years as chief
of the Canandaigua fire department.
joined the old Steamer Company, No. 1, in 1875 and upon its merger with the
Erina Hose company became a charter member of that organization. He was for 35
years engineer at the Smith Bros. Mill and held a similar position with the New
York Canners for the past ten years.
is survived by his wife, four daughters, Mrs Louis H. Brown, Mrs. W. G.
Lapham, Mrs. Charles Henderson, and Mrs. Edward M. Breen, and a son, W.
J. Fogarty, all of Canandaigua, NY. The funeral was held this morning from
St. Mary's church, with interment in Calvary Cemetery.
interred 1927 Canandaigua, New York, Calvary Cemetery.
At 48 years of age James
father of Dorothy Sarah Fogarty
New York, May 09, 1905.
COUNTY JOURNAL Fri. May 26, 1905
FOGARTY - At Canandaigua, May 9, 1905, to Mr. and Mrs. James S. Fogarty, Beeman Street, a daughter.
M.2 Pickett was born Gorham, New York 1871. Jennie died
April 13, 1913 Willard, New York, at 41 years of age.
COUNTY TIMES Wed. April 23, 1913
funeral of Mrs. Wm. Bostwick was held from the home of her daughter, Mrs.
Leonard Appleton in the North Eastern part of the town Wednesday PM at 2
o'clock, being conducted by Rev. W. D. Robinson, and interment was made
in the village cemetery.
Bostwick had been an invalid for many years and her death occurred at
Willard Sunday April 13 at the age of 42 years. Survived by her husband and two
daughters, Mrs. Leonard Appleton of this town, and Mrs. Ada Hartman of
interred 1913 East Bloomfield, New York, E. Bloomfield Cemetery.
She married William H. Jr. Bostwick Canandaigua, NY, January 16, 1889.[i] [i]. Canandaigua City Clerk office number 443.
William was born East
Bloomfield, New York 1871. He
appears in the 1910 census at Canandaigua living with his daughter and her
husband. His wife Jennie is not at the residence. William was the son of William
H. Sr. Bostwick
21, 1926 Canandaigua, New York, at 54 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Page 8 Col 3
and Page 7
Death of William H. Bostwick at Canandaigua, April 21, 1926, of
Holcomb, aged 55 years.
death of William H. Bostwick occurred at Memorial Hospital last Wednesday
afternoon following an operation for appendicitis. He was born in E. Bloomfield
55 years ago and had always resided in this section.
He had been a mason foreman for the NY Central RR for the past 16 years.
He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Leonard Appleton
of Holcomb, with whom he resided, and Mrs. Clifford Hartford of Avon,
also by a brother and two sisters, Herman Bostwick of Rochester, Mrs.
Ralph Short and Mrs. Pitts Short, both of Seattle Washington. Interment at
COUNTY TIMES Wednesday August 1, 1917.
Whitcomb of Grand Rapids, Michigan is spending the summer with her
daughter, Mrs. Raymond VanDenebrgh, in this village. Mrs. Whitcomb
is a native of New York state, her old home being near Auburn.
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