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RECORD - REDFERN
and Lizzie Batchelor had the following
Batchelor2 Record was
born Shortsville, New York 1899. He
New York, February 10, 1927.[i]
Ontario County Archive marriage record Number 149. Witnesses were Mrs. Isabel
King, and Irving Record.
THE VICTOR HERALD
Friday February 18, 1927
BELLS Record - Drury
is made of the marriage of Miss Gertrude Drury, a daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. James Drury, of Farmington, to Myrle Record, son of Mr. and
Mrs. J. A. Record of Shortsville, on Thursday, at St. Dominick's rectory in
Shortsville. The wedding vows were pledged before Rev. J. J. Ganey,
pastor of the church.
The bride was attired in
champagne crepe de chine with hat to match. She carried a bridal bouquet
of sweet peas, tullips, and freeshas. The bridesmaid,
Mrs. William King of Shortsville, a sister of the bride, wore grey canton
crepe with hat to match. The groom
was attended by his brother Irving Record of Shortsville.
A wedding breakfast was served by the bride's sister, Mrs. William King. Covers were laid for twenty guests, all being seated at the bride's table. Mr. and Mrs. Record left after the breakfast on a short eastern trip. They will be at home to their friend's at Shortsville on or about the 15th of February. A variety shower was given by Mrs. Henry Sadler at the home of Mrs. William King in Shortsville.
was born Cameron, New York July 1858.[ii]
24, 1889 Canandaigua, New York, at 31 years of age.[iii]
Record number 66 at City Clerk Office. [ii].
Place of birth given on her death certificate.[iii].
City Clerk Record number 666, shows father as Thomas T. Reddington, Ireland, and
mother as Marian Pierson. This does not agree with facts found on marriage
record for Helen.
COUNTY REPOSITORY and MESSENGER December
26, 1889 PAGE 3
Vandenburgh at Canandaigua - December 24, 1889, Mrs. J. M. Vandenburgh.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES
December 25, 1889 Col 2
many friends of Mrs. J. M. VanDenbergh of this village are grieved to
learn of her sudden death, which occurred at her home on West Gibson St. Tuesday
morning. In her self sacrificing care of her little boy, who was recently
afflicted with congestion of the lungs, she contracted a severe cold, which
finally took the form of pneumonia. Although known to be seriously ill, the news
of her death is a sad shock to her friends.
was a highly respected member of the Baptist Church, and leaves a husband and
two small children. Her
interred 1889 Canandaigua, New York, Woodlawn Cemetery. She
Jacob was born
Hoosick, New York February 26, 1826.[iv]
Jacob was the son of Philip VanDenbergh
New York, October 07, 1890.[v]
Found this record on microfilm Voshberg collection of church baptisms.[v].
Marriage record at Lima, NY Town Hall, line 28. Shows her age to be 44 years,
1st marriage, and Jacob, age 64, 4th marriage.
UNION and ADVERTISER, Thursday October 9, 1890
The marriage of Miss Jennie Ferris of Rochester, formerly of Lima,
to Mr. Jacob VanDenbergh of Canandaigua, took place at the home of the
sisters of the bride, Misses Ellen and Nancy Ferris, in this village on
Tuesday afternoon at seven o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. VanDenbergh left that
evening for their home in Canandaigua.
ONTARIO COUNTY REPOSITORY and MESSENGER
At Lima October 07, 1890 by Rev. Mr.
Willoughby, Jacob Vandenburgh of Canandaigua and Jennie Ferris of
December 12, 1911 Canandaigua, New York, at 85 years of age.[vi]
Death Registered number 312 at Canandaigua, New York,
City Clerk office. Listed are Phillip and Elizabeth as parents. Jennie
was listed as the informant on the certificate. [vi].
Canandaigua City clerk office record shows he was born February 26, 1826, and
the informant for the death record information was his wife, Mrs. J. S.
VanDenbergh. She gave an address at 113 West Gibson which was the family home.
JACOB SHULTERS VANDENBERGH
Aged Veteran Passes Away at Canandaigua
Dec. 12, 1911, Jacob Shulters Vandenbergh died at his home on West Gibson Street about 12:15 o'clock this morning, aged 85 years. He was born in Hoosick, NY, February 26, 1826. He was twice married. (4 times per marriage Cert)
His first wife was Miss Jane Reddington, and his last wife was Miss Jennie Ferris, to whom he was united in 1890. During the Civil War, he served as a nurse and was attached to the ambulance corps. For the greater part of his lifetime he has been a resident of this village and vicinity.
leaves his wife and two children, Philip L. Vandenbergh, of Rochester,
and Mrs. Helen Scanlon, of Boston. The funeral will be held from the late
residence, No. 113 Gibson Street on Thursday afternoon with the Rev. Guy L.
Morrill pastor of the local Presbyterian church officiating. Interment will
be made in Woodlawn Cemetery.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Wed.
December 13, 1911
S. VanDenberg - The death of Jacob S. VanDenberg occurred on Monday
night at his home on West Gibson Street, after a four weeks illness due to a
stroke of paralysis. Mr. VanDenberg was born in Hoosick in 1826, but had
been a resident of this village for many years.
leaves his wife, who was formerly Miss Jennie Ferris of Lima, and a
daughter, Mrs. Helen Scanlon, and a son, Philip L. Vandenberg. The
funeral will be held from his late residence on Thursday afternoon, the Rev.
Guy L. Morrill officiating. Interment at Woodlawn.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL
Friday December 15, 1911 PAGE 2
Shulters VanDenbergh a well known figure in Canandaigua and
throughout the county by reason of his occupation as subscription agent,
died at his home on W. Gibson Street on Tuesday AM aged 85 years. Deceased
was born in Hoosick on February 26, 1826. Mr.
VanDenbergh was twice married, his first wife having been Jane Reddington.
In 1890 he married to Miss Jennie Ferris, who with one daughter, Mrs
Helen Scanlon, of Boston, and one son Phillip VanDenbergh of
services conducted by Rev. G. L. Morrill, burial at Woodlawn. Mr.
VanDenbergh during the Civil War served as a nurse attached to the ambulance
corps. Most of his life was spent here in this village
interred December 1911 Canandaigua, New York, Woodlawn Cemetery.
was born Ireland 1875. Mary
29, 1952 at 77 years of age.
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.
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.
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.
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.
was born in Cullin, Ireland January 14, 1883.
died April 14,
1968 Canandaigua, New York, at 85 years of age.
CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER April 15, 1968
Elizabeth Driscoll, 85, of 226 Pleasant St., died Sunday. A native of
Ireland, Mrs. Driscoll was born January 14, 1883, the daughter of the
late George and Ann Hamilton Redfern. She was a member of St. Mary's
are two sons, Ray D. Driscoll of Canandaigua and Edson J. Driscoll
of Tampa, Fla., a sister, Mrs. Sarah Southworth of Rochester, and several
nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the McElwee Funeral Home where a prayer
service will be held Wednesday. Requiem Mass will follow at 9 AM in St. Mary's
Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
was born West Bloomfield, New York 1879.
Daniel was the son of Jerry Driscoll
died May 10,
1944 Willard, New York, at 64 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL Friday May 12, 1944
Driscoll, 64, Pleasant Street, died Wednesday, May 10, 1944, at Willard
State Hospital, after a long illness.
He was born in East Bloomfield, a son of Jeremiah and Catherine
O'Leary Driscoll, and was a retired farmer. He had been a resident of
Canandaigua for ten years.
his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Redfern Driscoll, survivors are two sons, Private
Raymond D. Driscoll, technician with the Army Medical Corps,
Lordsburg, NM, and Edson J. Driscoll of Detroit Michigan, two
brothers Michael Driscoll of West Bloomfield, and Timothy Driscoll of
Victor, also several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday
from McElwee funeral chapel, and from St. Mary's Church. Interment at Calvary
Redfern was born in Belfast, Ireland March 11, 1891.
I took the birthplace as listed on the Ship Manifest when she arrived in
October 21, 1980 Canandaigua, New York, at 89 years of age.
R. Southworth, 89, formerly of Pleasant Street, died at the Genesee Hospital
in Rochester. A native of Ireland, she is survived by three sons, Charles
G., of Monmouth, NJ, Francis W. of Hempstead, LI, and Frederick
J., of Rochester, four grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and two great
great grandchildren. There will be
no prior calling hours. A funeral mass will be held at St. Mary's Church Friday,
burial in Calvary Cemetery. Her
interred 1980 Canandaigua, New York, Calvary Cemetery.
New York, June 05, 1912.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL June 7, 1912
MARRIED SOUTHWORTH - REDFERN At
Canandaigua June 5, 1912, John Southworth and Miss Sarah Redfern, both of
was born Manchester, New York December 08, 1887.
John was the son of Charles Henry Southworth
and Emma Cross.
married 2nd Mary
Penn., April 29, 1947.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL Friday May 2, 1947 PAGE
MARRIAGE Southworth - Redfern
At Erie, PA, April 29, 1947, John Southworth and Mrs. Mary Redfern,
both of Canandaigua.
died April 22,
1960 Canandaigua, New York, at 72 years of age.
MESSENGER April 25, 1960
F. Southworth, 73, a retired employee of the Rochester Gas and Electric
company, died of a heart attack Sunday at his home, 235 Center Street.
He was born in Manchester, December 8, 1887, the son of the late
Charles and Emma Cross Southworth.
He had been a Canandaigua resident for many years.
He was a member of the Methodist Church, the Canandaigua Moose Lodge, and
a 38 year member of the Rochester Gas and Electric Pioneer Club.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Redfern Southworth, three sons, Major Charles G. Southworth, retired, of Long Branch, NJ., Francis W. Southworth, Hempstead, LI., and Frederick J. Southworth, Rochester, two step daughters, Mrs. Emmett Finegan, Canandaigua Road, and Mrs. William Rayburn, Coatesville, Penn., a step son, George F. Redfern, Costa Mesa, Calif., 12 grandchildren, a sister, Mrs. Mary L. French, Canandaigua. Friends may call at the family home until noon Wednesday. Interment will be made in Calvary Cemetery.
George3 Redfern was
born in Cullion, Londonderry, Ireland October 25, 1886. Francis died April 23, 1945 Canandaigua, New York,
at 58 years of age.[vii]
Canandaigua City clerk office record number 68 on Page 194. Ward 3, 226 Pleasant
Street. Record states he was divorced from Mary Murphy whose age was 50 years.
The name of the informant was Catherine Finagan, Stanley Road. The date of
the burial was April 25, 1945. License number 4582.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL Friday April 27, 1945
services for Francis G. Redfern, 60, who died suddenly, Monday evening,
April 23, 1945, in the home of his sister, Mrs. Daniel Driscoll, Pleasant
Street, were held from St. Mary's Church, Wednesday morning. Interment was made
in Calvary Cemetery.
A native of Ireland, Mr. Redfern had been a resident of Canandaigua many years. He had been employed for some years as a painter for the New York Central Railroad Company. Survivors are two daughters and a son, Mrs. Emmett Finagan, Jr., Stanley, RD, Miss Margaret M. and George Redfern, this city, two sisters and two brothers, Mrs. Driscoll, Mrs. Sarah Southworth, Rochester, Felix and Charles Patrick Moran, Ireland, one grandson, James Redfern, Cranesville, Penn., and several nephews and nieces. His body was interred April 25, 1945 Canandaigua, New York, Calvary Cemetery.
Canandaigua, New York, June 29, 1916.[viii]
Canandaigua City clerk office record number 220.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday
June 30, 1916
REDFERN - MURPHY At
Canandaigua June 29, 1916, Francis George Redfern of Buffalo and Miss
Mary Jean Murphy of Canandaigua. Witnessed by Mary J. O'Brien and Ja mes
was born in Galway, Ireland August 17,
1895. Mary was the daughter
of James Murphy
and Marie Burke. She
in Erie, Penn., April 29, 1947.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL Friday May 2, 1947 PAGE
MARRIAGE Southworth - Redfern At Erie, PA,
April 29, 1947, John Southworth and Mrs. Mary Redfern, both of
At 29 years of
became the mother of Margaret M. Redfern
Canandaigua, New York, April 28, 1925.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Wednesday April
BIRTHS - REDFERN - At Memorial Hospital April 28, 1925, to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Redfern of Pleasant Street, a daughter.
Catherine Elizabeth Redfern
was born Rochester, New York January 28, 1917.
died July 28,
1988 Rochester, New York, at 71 years of age.
CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER Thursday July 28, 1988
OBITUARY - Canandaigua - Catherine Redfern Finagan, 71, of the Geneva Turnpike, Routes 5 and 20, died today, July 28, at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. She was a graduate of Canandaigua Academy and a member of St. Mary's Church, the Ontario County Women's Republican Club, the Ontario County Historical Society, and the Monday Bridge Club. She was a volunteer at Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua.
Surviving are her husband, Emmett S. Finagan Jr., a son, Emmett W. Finagan III, and daughter in law, Suzanne Finagan, daughters, Mrs. Robert Patricia M. Bolkosky and Mrs. David Martha Meredith, one grandson, Jason Finagan, and sister, Mrs. William B. Peg Rayburn, all of Canandaigua, and two aunts and several cousins, nieces and nephews. There will be no prior calling hours. A memorial mass will be held Saturday at St. Mary's Church. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
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