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RADFORD - RAYBURN
was born Baltimore, Md July 28, 1946.
Crofton, Md., September 12, 1970.
was born Canandaigua, New York July 28,
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL August 5, 1949
BIRTHS - HANLEY At F. F. Thompson
Hospital, July 28, 1949, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Albert F. Hanley Jr.,
of South Main Street. Nancy is the daughter of Albert Francis Jr.
and Lena Louise Bal
was born in Illinois September 1873.
Canandaigua, New York February 20, 1870.
was the son of
John Charles Hanley
Thomas died March 29,
1904 Chicago, Ill., at 34 years of age. [i].
Bertha's name appears in Thomas death notice in the Chicago newspaper. After
Bertha Hanley it had nee Radloff.
JOURNAL Fri. April 1, 1904
died at his home in Chicago on Tuesday, aged about 33 years. Deceased was a Canandaigua boy, widely
and favorably known, who went to Chicago many years ago, learned the plumbing
business and prospered until cut down by illness.
He is survived by his wife, one brother, William Hanley of
this place, Canandaigua, who attended the funeral in Chicago, and two sisters,
Mrs. John Long, Julia, and Mrs. N. H. Regan, Lillian, of New Jersey.
Sent for and received a newspaper notice of his death from the
Chicago area, HANLEY THOMAS J., beloved husband of Bertha Hanley, nee
Funeral Thursday, at 2 PM, from late residence, 2222 State Street, to Oakwoods.
Member of Atlas Lodge 261, I.O.O.F., and Timoleon Lodge K.O.P., and Apollo tent
K.O.T.M., No. 63. 1035
East 67th Street 6700 South. This
was obtained through the Newberry Library.
Canandaigua Chronicle April
DIED - HANLEY
- At Chicago, Illinois,
March 29, 1904, Thomas J. Hanley, formerly of Canandaigua.
interred 1904 in Chicago, Illinois, Oakwoods Cemetery
was born in Morencia, Michigan 1867.
Canandaigua, New York, January 03, 1894.[ii]
Record number 1178 at Canandaigua City Clerk Office. Married by Rev.
D. English. [ii].
A copy of the church record can be found on PG 1D in the book, A Tree Trunk.
ONTARIO REPOSITORY and MESSENGER Thursday
January 4, 1894 PAGE
MARRIAGE RAGAN - HANLEY At St. Mary's Church, Canandaigua, January 3rd, by Rev. D. English, Newell H. Ragan, of Rochester, and Lillian M. Hanley, of Canandaigua.
Hyram3 Randall was
born Newark, New York November 30, 1918. Lewis
died May 17,1963 Elmira, New
York, at 44 years of age.
He married twice.
ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT and CHRONICLE
Lewis H. Randall of 100 Bloomer Ave., Elmira, a native of Newark,
died Friday, May 17, 1963 in Elmira. He was 44. Mr. Randall was born Nov.
30, 1918, a son of Lewis H. and Dorothy Mae Randall. He attended Newark
schools and had been employed at the Corning Glass Works.
World War II veteran, Mr. Randall was a member of the American Legion and
VFW posts in Elmira. Surviving are
his widow, Margaret Armstrong Randall of Elmira, two daughters, Mrs.
Rhuel Hibbard, of Newark, and Kathleen Randall of Clifton Springs,
and one son Lewis H. Randall 3rd of Rochester, one brother, Arthur B.
Williams of Newark, and one granddaughter.
service will be held Monday in the Olthof Funeral Home in Elmira, with burial in
Elmira. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. His
body was interred May 1963 Elmira, New
York, Woodlawn Military Cemetery.
He married twice. He
Marie Norsen. Katherine
was born February 25, 1921.
Katherine was the daughter of Charles Lewis Norsen
and Sophie M Bremer. Katherine
died September 20, 1988 Manchester, New
York, at 67 years of age.
ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT and CHRONICLE Wed.
Sept. 21, 1988 PAGE 4C
M. Russell Age 67
on Sept. 20, 1988. Survived by one son, Lewis Randall, 2 daughters, Ellen
Hibbard, Kathleen Thompson, 9 grandchildren, 5 gr grandchildren.
Friends may call Halsted Patrick Funeral Home, 19 Main St. Manchester.
At 24 years of age Katherine
became the mother of Kathleen Randall
Manchester, New York, April 02, 1945.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL Friday April 6, 1945
BIRTH RECORD - RANDALL - At F. F. Thompson Hospital, April 2, 1945, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Randall, Manchester.
John1 Rannie was born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland 1815.[iii] John died February 20, 1887 in Palmyra, New York, at 71 years of age. [iii]. This is on his grave marker, A native of Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL February 25, 1887
John Rannie, an old and well known citizen of Palmyra, dropped dead at the
Cumming House in that place on Sunday evening at about nine o'clock.
Mr. Rannie had been in his usual health, although he sustained a
severe fall on the icy pavements about two weeks ago.
In Palmyra, Feb. 20, 1887, John Rannie, aged 73 years. His
body was interred 1887 Canandaigua, New
York, Woodlawn Cemetery
M. Bales. Anne
was born Devonshire, England
August 1815. Anne was the
daughter of William Bales
and Elizabeth. Anne
died December 30, 1899 Canandaigua, New
York, at 84 years of age. [iv]
Canandaigua City clerk office record number 1332.The death record shows her
father to be William Ells, of England. It also states she was a widow, and came
to the US 33 years ago.
COUNTY JOURNAL January 5, 1900
Anne M. Rannie died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Alexander
Grieve, Chapin Street on Saturday after an illness of 10 weeks. Mrs.
Rannie was born in Devonshire, England 84 years ago. She had been in this
country about 33 years. Two daughters survive her, Mrs. Alexander Grieve and
Mrs. W. M. Smith, Gorham Street.
Her death record shows her father to be William Ells, but her
grave marker shows Bales as a surname.
COUNTY JOURNAL January 5,
At Canandaigua, December 30, 1899, Mrs. Anne M. Rannie, widow of John
Rannie, aged 84 years and 4 months.
was born London, England September 1843.
Birthplace found in her obituary. Jane
died April 12,
1903 Canandaigua, New York, at 59 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Fri.
April 17, 1903
Death of Mrs. Alexander Grieve. Passed away suddenly on Easter
has suddenly entered another Canandaigua home, and this time has taken a wife
and mother. Mrs. Alexander Grieve passed away without a moment's warning
at the family home on Gibson Street on Easter evening.
had come in from attending evening services at the Presbyterian church and to
her bedroom to lay aside her wraps. Mr. Grieve was in the sitting room
adjoining the bedroom when he heard Mrs. Grieve fall, and going to her
assistance found her lifeless on the floor. Dr. F. P. Warner and Dr. O. J.
Hallenbeck answered the hurried call, and found that death was caused by
paralysis of the heart.
announcement of the death of Mrs. Grieve was received with surprise and
sincere sorrow throughout the village. For those friends and acquaintances who
had seen her in her accustomed seat at the morning and evening Easter services
at the Presbyterian church, and who had received her friendly greeting, it was
hard to believe that the span of her life could have broken off so suddenly.
Grieve had been unusually well during the past few weeks. The anxiety
connected with her husband's recent serious illness from pneumonia had not been
the slightest symptom of the approach of the fatal trouble.
Jane Rannie Grieve was born in London, England, 59 years ago. In 1863 she
went to Palmyra, where on May 26, 1871, her marriage to Mr. Grieve took
place. In 1880 the family took up residence in Canandaigua, and have become
prominently identified with its life.
Mrs. Grieve leaves her husband and two daughters, Mrs. George T. Thompson and Mrs. George D. Wood, to whom she was peculiarly devoted. To them did she give her love and thoughts and they alone can tell the measure of the richness and fullness of her life.
She possessed a cheerful disposition, which made her ever prone to look upon the bright side of life and which won her many friends. From them a loving tribute to her memory springs spontaneously. Her friends were always welcomed to her home with gracious hospitality, and it gave her genuine pleasure to have them near her. Mrs. Grieve was a member of the Presbyterian church and was interested in its welfare and prosperity.
funeral was largely attended from the family residence on Wednesday afternoon.
The services were conducted by the Rev. Arthur Dougall. The bearers were Harrison
B. Ferguson, Alexander Davidson, Ralph S. Wisner, James Davidson, Willet M.
Spangle, and Herman VanVechten. The interment was in Woodlawn.
The Death Notice in the same paper said she was aged 59 years, seven months. Her
interred 1902 Canandaigua, New York, Woodlawn Cemetery.
Palmyra, New York, May 26, 1871.
born in Turriff, Scotland September 16, 1844.
Alexander was the son of Alexander Grieve
and Jessie Ogg.
December 13, 1907 Canandaigua, New York, at 63 years of age.[v]
Canandaigua City clerk office record number 4170.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL
- GRIEVE At
Canandaigua Dec. 13, 1907, Alexander Grieve, aged 63 years 2 months and
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday December 20, 1907
Death of Alexander Grieve A Native of Scotland, He became Successful Cracker Manufacturer in this Village. The funeral services of Alexander Grieve, whose death was briefly announced in The Journal of last week, were held from his late residence on Gibson Street on Sunday afternoon at 3 PM, Rev. Louis M. Sweet officiating.
was a large attendance of friends and business associates of Mr. Grieve.
The various organizations to which Mr. Grieve belonged were also
represented. A quartet, composed of Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Thompson, Mrs.
Harriet Sterling and H. I. Dunton, sang Nearer My God to Thee, and Abide
With Me. The bearers were Ralph S. Wisner, Harrison B. Ferguson, Herman
VanVechten, Lewis T. Sutherland, and Hiram L. Hutchens, and Robert Bareham,
remains were placed in Woodlawn. In the death of Alexander Grieve,
Canandaigua has lost a good citizen. He was public spirited and lent his
interests and his aid to all projects for the welfare of the village. His
splendid business qualifications, which were the foundation of his successful
career, gave an authority to his advice and counsel. As trustee and president of
the village, he served wisely and well, safeguarding the interests of the
A wholeheartedness characterized his service, whether public or private. Mr. Grieve was born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, in 1844. He came to this country in 1869, settling near Palmyra, where he was employed on a farm, until he began farming in his own interests. His marriage to Miss Jane Ranney took place in 1871, and they continued to reside at Palmyra until 1877, when they removed to this village and Mr. Grieve became interested in the bakery business with his brother in law, William M. Smith under the firm name of W. M. Smith and Co.
1882 he sold out his share in the business and started a cracker factory at
Syracuse, which he sold within a short time, advantageously and again resumed
his interests in the Smith bakery. In 1888, at the death of Mr. Smith, he
became the sole owner, and during the years until 1905, when he sold the
business to his nephew, George Walker,
and Edward J. Tracy, the business flourished and the Smith
crackers gained a world wide reputation.
Grieve was a large stockholder in the El Canto Rubber Plantation company and
was its president at the time of his death. He was a member of the Canandaigua
Lodge, No. 294, F A M and of the Scottish society of Rochester. He was a member
of the Mutual Hook and Ladder company, and acted as its foreman from 1883 to
was a devoted member of the Presbyterian church, and had been a member of its
board of trustees for many years. He gave largely to its support. In his home
life Mr. Grieve's true character revealed itself and is the highest
tribute to his memory. He gave to his family a devotion and love that were
returned in large measure, and only his two daughters, Mrs. George T.
Thompson and Mrs. George D. Wood, know how great is their loss.
wife died suddenly on Easter evening, April 12, 1903. He leaves one brother,
George Grieve, of Rochester, and two sisters, Mrs. Agnes Walker of
Rochelle, Ill., and Mrs. Morrison, of Turriff, Scotland.
His body was interred 1907 Canandaigua, New York, Woodlawn Cemetery.
was born 1925. He
Canandaigua, New York, August 24, 1946.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL Friday August 30, 1946
RAYBURN - REDFERN
St. Mary's Church, Saturday, August 24, took place the marriage of Miss Margaret
M. Redfern, daughter of Mrs. Mary Redfern, South Main Street, to William B. Rayburn, Hubbell Street, son of Mrs. Elizabeth
Rayburn, Rochester, and Earl Rayburn, Marathon, formerly of Canandaigua. The
Rev. William L. Reed received the vows.
in marriage by her brother, George F. Redfern, the bride was attended by
her sister, Mrs. Emmett Finagan, Jr., Lafayette Highway. Edward B.
Andross, cousin of the bridegroom, was best man and ushers were Walter
Mace and William A. Sage, this city.
wedding breakfast was served to 28 at McKenzies Lake View Inn, East Lake Road.
The bride's cake, the bridal bouquets and candelabra decorated the table.
A reception for 150 guests was held in the home of the bride's mother.
a trip to New York City, Mr. and Mrs. Rayburn will live in Canandaigua.
The bridegroom served 33 months with the Navy Air Corps, including 11
months in the Pacific Theater. Both he and his bride attended St. Mary's school
and Canandaigua Academy.
was born Canandaigua, New York April
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Wednesday April
BIRTHS - REDFERN - At Memorial Hospital April 28, 1925, to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Redfern of Pleasant Street, a daughter.
was the daughter of Francis George Redfern
and Mary Jean Murphy.
died December 30, 1997
Canandaigua, New York, at 72 years of age.
ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT and
Peg Rayburn, 72, of Fallbrook Park, died Tuesday, December 30, 1997 at
Thompson Hospital. Mrs. Rayburn was born April 28, 1925 in Canandaigua,
and was the daughter of Francis and Mary Murphy Redfern.
She was a graduate of Canandaigua Academy, class of 1944, and had been a
member of St. Mary's Church.
living in Kenosha, Wisconsin, she had been active with many civic and community
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, William B. Rayburn, a daughter, and son in law, Kathleen and Kevin Burris of Bloomingdale, Illinois, three sons and a daughter in law, John Rayburn of Canandaigua, William and Amy Rayburn of Kirkville, and James Rayburn of Bloomfield, six grandchildren, Steve, Paul, Kristen, Jennifer, Glenn, Amanda, Erica and Mark, and three great grandchildren, Kevin, Sarah, and Dominick. She was predeceased by her son, Stephen in 1950. Friends may call at Kennedy at 15 Bristol Street. Burial in Calvary Cemetery.
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