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PLATE - PRATT
was born in Fayette, New York August 24, 1900.
June 12, 1988 Waterloo, New York, at 87 years of age. She
York, November 05, 1919.
MARRIED - Gustave Frederick Olschewske, aged 27 years, farmer, born Geneva, son of William Olschewske and Pauline Olswoskie, born Germany, to Viola Lucinda Plate, aged 19 years, born Fayette, daughter of Edward Plate and Addie Robinson, born US, by Rev. John B. Arthur in Waterloo.
was born Naples, New York 1877. Jennie
January 30, 1906 Canandaigua, NY, at 28 years of age.[i]
Death Record at Canandaigua City Clerk office number 2098.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL February 2, 1906
PAGE 3 COL 6
at Canandaigua, January 30, 1906, Mrs. Jennie Porter Jopson, wife of
Raymond Jopson, aged 28 years,
6 months. She had been married but a little over a year, Bristol Street. She
Raymond H. Jopson
Canandaigua, NY, November 19, 1904.[ii]
Canandaigua City Clerk office record number 1496.
Ontario County Times, Wednesday, November 30, 1904, Page 4 Col 5
At Canandaigua November 19, 1904, Raymond E. Jopson and Miss Jennie E. Porter, both of Canandaigua.
A.2 Power was
born 1837. Morey
died October 01, 1915 Canandaigua, New
York, at 78 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Fri.
October 08, 1915
- The death of Morey A. Power
occurred at his home on Prospect Street on Friday morning after a long illness,
aged 78 years. Deceased had been a resident of Canandaigua for 25 years.
is survived by his wife, one son Luke W. Power, of New York City, by
three daughters, Mrs. L. D. Herendeen of Farmington, Mrs. Herbert
Wiley and Mrs. John M. Stokoe of this city, and by two brothers and two
sisters, Mrs. Ralph Wisner and DeWitt Power of Canandaigua, Mrs.
Gillam, of Oregon, and Sibley Power of Victor. Rev. Guy L. Morrill officiated
at the funeral services on Monday. Interment at Woodlawn.
October 8, 1915 PAGE
A. Power died at his home at 224 Prospect Street, Canandaigua, Saturday
morning after a long illness. He was 78 years of age. Mr. Power was for
many years a resident of Farmington, and was well known in this locality. For
several years past he had lived in Canandaigua.
Those who survive are his wife, a son Luke W. Power of New York, and three daughters, Mrs. L. D. Herendeen of Farmington, Mrs. John Stokoe of Canandaigua, Mrs. Hervert Wiley, Canandaigua, two brothers, Dewitt Power of Canandaigua, and Sibley Power of Victor, two sisters, Mrs. Ralph Wisner of Canandaigua, and Mrs. Gilliam of Oregon.
services were held at his late home at 2 Monday afternoon, the Rev. Guy L.
Morrill, Pastor of the Presbyterian church in Canandaigua, officiating.
Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.
L. Berry. Esther
was born 1836.
Esther was the daughter of Mr. Berry
and Mrs. Berry. Esther
died September 09, 1903
Canandaigua, New York, at 67 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL September 11, 1903 PAGE COL 6
POWER - At
Canandaigua, September 9, 1903, Mrs. Esther L. Power, wife of Morey E.
Power, aged 67 years.
SAME PAGE COL 5
At her home on Prospect Street on Wednesday evening occurred the death of
Mrs. Esther L Berry, wife of Morey E. Power, aged 67 years.
Deceased had been in feeble health for several years.
Besides her husband she is survived by three daughters, Mrs. J. M. Stokoe of this village, Mrs. L. D. Herendeen, Farmington, and Mrs. Herbert Wiley, Victor, and one son, L. W. Power of NY, three brothers, Joseph and William Berry of this village, John Berry of Bristol, one sister, Mrs. O. M. Hitchcock of this village.
was born Farmington, New York November 22, 1864.
December 27, 1947 Canandaigua, New York, at 83 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL January 2, 1948 PAGE 5 COL 1
- Funeral services for Mrs.
Minnie Power Herendeen, 83,
who died in Canandaigua Health Home Sunday after a long illness, were held from
her home in Park Avenue Tuesday. Rev.
S. S. Pratt and Rev. L. V. Moffett officiated. Interment in Woodlawn
Herendeen was born in the town
of Farmington, Nov. 22, 1864, a daughter of Morey and Esther B. Power. She
married Lewis D. Herendeen who died about two years ago, and had been a
resident of Canandaigua for many years.
Survivors are a son, Howard D. Herendeen of this city, one sister, Mrs. Herbert Wiley, Penn Yan, a grandson, Edward L. Herendeen, Johnson City, and two great grandchildren. She married Lewis D. Herendeen .
H. Sibley2 Power was
born 1839. M. Sibley died February 17, 1925 Victor, New York, at
85 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Wed.
Feb. 18, 1925
- Mark Sibley Power at
Victor February 17, 1925 aged 85 years.
Power, a well known citizen of Victor, this county, died at his home in that
village on Tuesday aged 85 years. He leaves one daughter, Mrs. Albert B.
Parmele of Canandaigua. A brother D. Dewitt Power of Main Street
South, this city, also survives. Interment at Victor Cemetery.
VICTOR HERALD Fri. Feb.
20, 1925 PAGE
- Mark Sibley Power, 85 years old
died Tuesday at the home of his son in law, Dr. Charles Rowley of East
Main Street. Mr. Power
was born in Farmington, and had lived in Victor for thirty years.
leaves one daughter, Mrs. A. B. Parmele of Canandaigua, two grand
daughters, Mrs. Ross Gunn of New Haven, Conn., and Miss Margaret Power
of Canandaigua, and a brother, Dewitt Power of Canandaigua. His
body was interred 1925 Victor, New York,
Victor Village Cemetery.
January 22, 1862. Alida
was born Victor, New York August
27, 1838. Alida was
the daughter of Gideon Shaw
and Sarah VanDenbergh. Alida
died January 28, 1918 Victor, New York, at
79 years of age.
Ontario County Journal Friday February 1, 1918
- Died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Charles A. Rowley, Victor,
following a long illness. She was one of four daughters of Gideon and
Sara VanDenberg Shaw and was born August 27, 1838. On January 22, 1862 she
was united in marriage to M. H. Sibley Power, of Farmington. Fourteen
years ago they retired from farm life and had since resided in Victor. Ten years
ago she became totally blind. Interment was made in village cemetery.
January 31, 1918 PAGE
4 COL 2
OBITUARY - POWER
has again, with relentless call, visited our village, and removed Mrs. Alida
M. Power, who had journeyed long and patiently through various afflictions,
waiting and listening for the summons which came at 10 o'clock on Monday
morning, January 28th. Mrs.
Power passed from darkness into light after many tedious shutin days, which
were bravely and patiently borne.
was 79 years of age, and suffered from a complication of diseases, together with
the infirmaties of age. The
immediate cause of death was bronchial pneumonia.
Alida M. Shaw, was born in the town of Victor, August 27th 1838,
one of the four daughters born to Gideon and Sara VanDenbergh Shaw.
sisters grew to young womanhood together, and were known by the residents of
Victor as the comely Shaw girls. All
were music lovers, possessing good voices, and in the early 60's they were a
pleasing addition to the Presbyterian church choir, where they sang for many
January 22nd 1862, Alida M. Shaw became the wife of M. H. Sibley
Power, of Farmington, and for many years they resided on a farm in
Farmington where two daughters were born to them.
1904 Mr. and Mrs. Power retired from active farm life, and came to
Victor, where they have since resided with Dr. and Mrs. Charles A. Rowley.
Ten years ago, Mrs. Power became the victim of a sad affliction, that of
total blindness. Shut out from the
sunlight and wholly dependant upon others to satisfy her wants, she has been a
wonderful example of patience.
daughter Mrs. C. A. Rowley, who has tenderly cared for her, can recall
but one murmur against her lot during the years of darkness, and that was when
she once said, oh my, why must I be blind. Her sense of hearing was very acute,
and music was her greatest delight.
her husband, M. H. Sibley Power, Mrs. Power is survived by her two
daughters, Mrs. Stella Rowley of Victor, and Mrs. A. B. Parmele of
Canandaigua, by two granddaughters, Gladys J. Rowley, Victor, Margaret
E. Parmele of Canandaigua, and by a sister, Mrs. L. W. Seavey of
Funeral services were held at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Rowley Thursday afternoon, Rev. Frank W. Hill pastor of the Presbyterian church, officiating. Interment in family plot Victor Village Cemetery.
M. H. Sibley Power and Alida M. Shaw had the following children:
was born Farmington, New York July 13, 1866
April 10, 1924 Victor, New York, at 57 years of age.
THE VICTOR HERALD
April 11, 1924
- Mrs. Stella Power Rowley,
daughter of Mark Sibley and Alida Power, and beloved wife of Dr.
Charles A. Rowley, died on Thursday morning, April 10th, after a long
illness. Deeply devoted to her family and home, Mrs. Rowley was also an
enthusiastic and helpful member of the First Presbyterian Church, the Caroline
Gallup Missionary Society, and Unity Club.
Her associates in those organizations and in the general life of the
community mourn with the bereaved family and share deeply in their recognition
of the great loss sustained.
Rowley is survived by her father and husband, a daughter, Mrs. Ross Gunn of
New Haven, Conn., and a sister, Mrs. A. B. Parmele of Canandaigua.
Funeral services will be held at the home on Sunday afternoon, Rev.
Frank W. Hill, pastor of the Presbyterian church, officiating. Interment
will be made in Boughton Hill Cemetery. She
Andrew Dr. Rowley
New York, January 06, 1897.
Victor, New York January 13, 1863. Charles
was the son of Franklin Rowley
27, 1929 Rochester, New York, at 66 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday
October 4, 1929
OBITUARY - ROWLEY
Charles Andrew Rowley, aged 66 years, for more than 40 years a practicing
physician in Victor, died in the Genesee Hospital, Rochester, on Friday after an
illness of six days.
was born in Victor, January 13, 1863, the eldest of six sons of Franklin and
Jeanette Wilder Rowley. He was educated in the Victor school, the Genesee
Wesleyan Seminary in Lima, and the Cleveland Medical College, Ohio. He was
active in community life, having served as the town health officer, and a member
of the Board of Education and was a member of the Presbyterian church. He was
also a member of the N Y State Medical Society and the Modern Woodmen of
is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Ross Gunn, one grandson, Ross Gunn
Jr., both of Washington, DC, two brothers, Clark Brace Rowley and George
Daniel Rowley, both of Rochester. Funeral services were held at the home on
Sunday with Rev. John V. Mills, officiating, assisted by Frank W.
Hill, of Rochester, a former pastor. Interment was in Boughton Hill
Friday September 22, 1939 TEN
- Charles Andrew Rowley, M.D., a successful practitioner of medicine in
Victor, passed away at the General Hospital in Rochester, September 27th.
A. Power was born Farmington, New York March 13, 1874.
June 27, 1943 Canandaigua, New York, at 69 years of age.
COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL July 2, 1943
OBITUARY - PARMELE
Florence A. Parmele,69, of West Gibson Street, widow of Albert B. Parmele,
died, Sunday evening, June 27, 1943, in F F Thompson Hospital, where she
underwent an operation Friday.
in Farmington, March 13, 1874, she was the daughter of Sibley and Alida Shaw
Power. She was a member of the
Presbyterian Church and had been active in it's women's organizations.
Survivors are one niece, Mrs. Gladys Rowley Gunn of Washington, DC, a sister in law, Miss Mary E. Parmele of this city, and several cousins. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon from the home, the Rev. Hardy Lumb, pastor of the Presbyterian Church officiating. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
had the following
was born Gorham, New York January 1819.
died April 21,
1894 Canandaigua, New York, at 75 years of age.[i]
Canandaigua City Clerk office record number 1171.The record gives her age as 74
years and 2 months, born Gorham.
COUNTY JOURNAL April 27, 1894 PAGE 3
- At Canandaigua, April 21, 1894, Fannie Saunders, wife
of Holmes C. Lucas, aged 74 years.
SAME PAPER PAGE
2 COL 3
of Mrs. Lucas - Mrs. Fannie Saunders Lucas, wife of Holmes
C. Lucas, died suddenly of heart failure, at her home on upper Main Street
last Saturday morning, aged 74 years. About a week prior to her death, Mrs.
Lucas had met with a slight accident to one of her limbs, which necessitated
her remaining in bed a greater part of the time. On Saturday morning she ate a
hearty breakfast, and felt much better. Shortly after breakfast however, Mr.
Lucas was attracted by her calling to him. She then complained of not
feeling well, and Mr. Lucas immediately went for Dr. Carson. When
the Dr. arrived she was rapidly sinking, and lived but a few minutes.
Lucas leaves besides her husband, one daughter, Miss Georgia Lucas, and
a stepson, Zebina Lucas. The funeral services were held from her late
home Tuesday. Her
interred 1894 Canandaigua, New York, Woodlawn Cemetery.
Section 7, with husband and son.
Canandaigua, New York August 15, 1818. His
stone marker says his birth year is 1819. Holmes was the son of Zebina
2nd Fanny Sylvia W.
November 26, 1896 Canandaigua, New York, at 78 years of age.[ii]
ONTARIO COUNTY Records at City Clerk office in Canandaigua, record number
1415.The record states he was a retired merchant.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Wednesday December
2, 1896 PAGE 3
DIED - LUCAS At Canandaigua November 22, 1896
Holmes C. Lucas aged 77 years 3
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Nov.
27, 1806 PAGE
3 COL 5
LUCAS - At Canandaigua, November 21, 1896, Holmes C. Lucas,
aged 76 years.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Same
Page Col 2
C. LUCAS - Late Saturday night occurred the sudden death from
apoplexy of Holmes C. Lucas, one of Canandaigua's oldest
aged 76 years. Deceased had been in feeble health for some time past, but on
Saturday before his demise had been in apparently more than ordinary good health
C. Lucas was best known through Ontario County as a dealer in hops and wool,
but for 27 years he was connected with the Express Business, having been a local
agent for the Wells Fargo and Co., and later for the American Express Co.
is survived by a son, Zebina Lucas, and a daughter, Miss Georgia
Lucas, both of this place. Deceased was a prominent
member of Canandaigua Lodge F and A M.
born Clifton Springs, New York March 04, 1886.
Martin was the son of Patrick Ryan and Bridget
February 07, 1930 Canandaigua, New York, at 43 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Fri
February 14, 1930
OBITUARY - RYAN
death of Martin J. Ryan, aged 48 years, occurred at his home in West
Avenue on Friday after a short illness of pneumonia. For several years he was
employed as chef at the Canandaigua Hotel, and had recently been in partnership
with Thomas Flynn in operation of the Imperial Hotel in Niagara Street.
is survived by his wife, three sisters, Mrs. George Baggatt, of
Liverpool, Mrs. John Coyne, Miss Margaret Ryan, of Canandaigua, four
brothers, Henry F. of Canandaigua, Thomas P. of California,
John B. of Utica, and William Ryan of Rochester. Funeral services
were held at St. Mary's church on Monday morning with interment in Calvary
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