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SCHLECHT - SCHUTT
was born New York 1872.
He married twice. He
December 23, 1902. Dora
was born Manchester, New York March
1883. Dora was the daughter
of William Wheatley
and Sarah Emily Maybee. Dora
died April 27, 1927 Clifton Springs, New
York, at 44 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES May 4,
4 COL 3
David Schlecht died at the Sanitarium in Clifton Springs Wednesday night,
April 27, aged forty four years. She was a daughter of the late William and
Sarah Maybee Wheatley, and was born in the town of Manchester in 1883.
She is survived by her husband, David Schlecht, two daughters and two sons, Mrs. Dibble of Canandaigua, Miss Thelma Schlecht, Elmer and Clifford Schlecht, all of Shortsville, four sisters, Mrs. Harriet Wolcott of Manchester, Mrs. William Larner and Mrs. John Schlecht of Manchester Center, and Mrs. Mame Daiman of Shortsville, one brother, Albert Wheatley of Shorstville, and one half brother, Richard Wheatley of Hopewell. The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon from the Baptist church in Manchester.
was born 1914. Herbert
September 17, 1916 Manchester, New York, at 2 years of age.
Son of David Schlecht.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL
At Manchester, September 17, 1916, Herbert Cole, 2 year old son of Mr.
and Mrs. David Schlecht.
was born October 1917. Herbert
15, 1918 Manchester, New York, at less than one year of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL February 22, 1918
At Manchester, February 15, 1918, Herbert Slack, son of Mr. and
Mrs. David Slack, aged 5 months.
was born in Fairville, New York September 23, 1883.
died July 04, 1960 Canandaigua,
New York, at 76 years of age.
MESSENGER July 5, 1960
Schlecht, 76, of North Main Street, Manchester, died Monday in
Thompson Memorial Hospital, Canandaigua, NY, following a long illness.
His wife, the former Miss Julia Wheatley of Shortsville, whom he
married in March 1905, died May 1, 1960.
is survived by three sons, Glen of Manchester, Harry of Chandler,
Ariz, and Ralph of Westerly, RI, four grandchildren, three great
grandchildren, four sisters, Mrs. Emma Crowell, Buffalo, Mrs. Una
Longrod, and Mrs. Anna Hildreth, both of Lyons, and a sister in
Florida, also several nieces and nephews. Interment in Pioneer Cemetery,
Shortsville Road. His
body was interred 1960 Manchester, New
York, Pioneer Cemetery.
Shortsville, New York, March 08, 1905.
Friday March 10, 1905
PAGE 2 COL 2
John S. Schlecht and Miss Julia Wheatley were united in marriage by the Rev.
S. S. Ferris at the Presbyterian parsonage on Wednesday evening. Mr. and
Mrs. S. are young people of much promise, and have the best wishes of many
friends for their future happiness and success.
was born March 09, 1887.
Julia was the daughter of William Wheatley
and Sarah Emily Maybee
died May 01, 1960 Canandaigua, New York, at
73 years of age.
CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER
MANCHESTER - Mrs. John Schlecht
Juliet Schlecht, 70, a native and lifelong resident Manchester, died Sunday
in Thompson Hospital, Canandaigua, following a long illness.
She was born March 19, 1887, the daughter of the late William and
Sarah Wheatley. She married John Schlecht in 1905.
She was a member of the Methodist and Ondalinda Rebekah Lodge.
She is survived by her husband, three sons, Glen of Manchester, Harry of Chandler, Ariz., and Ralph of Westerly, RI., four grandchildren, three great grandchildren. Interment in Pioneer Cemetery.
was born Canandaigua, New York October 07, 1838.
Andrew was the son of Andrew Hoag Sleght
December 25, 1904 Canandaigua, New York, at 66 years of age.[i]
Canandaigua City Clerk Record number 1929.
COUNTY JOURNAL December 30, 1904 PAGE 2 COL 4
Death of Mortimer Sleght.
midnight on Sunday, at his home on Scotland Road, occurred the death of Mortimer
Sleght, a long time and respected resident. Mr. Sleght had been in
failing health for several years, and since November had been confined to the
home with a complication of heart and kidney troubles.
Deceased was born here sixty six years ago, and most of his life had been spent here. He was a Constable for over twenty years, and was turnkey under Sheriff Robert H. Wheeler. In 1870 he married Harriet L. Scott, of Rochester, who with three sons, Walter S., Francis J., and Carlton M. Sleght, all prominent in the business life of the village survive. One brother, Carlton W. Sleght, of Allen's Hill, also survives.
Mr. Sleght was a a member of Company K, N Y Mounted
Rifles, which did valiant service in the Civil War. Funeral services were held
on Wednesday afternoon, Rev. Lewis Sweet of the Presbyterian church
conducting the service.
The Ontario County Journal, Friday, May 9, 1909, listed him as a soldier
buried in Woodlawn.
born in Orange Co., New York October 02, 1807.
died March 03, 1898 Canandaigua, New York,
at 90 years of age.[i]
Canandaigua City Clerk office record number 1234 gives a death date of March 3,
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL March
DIED - SLY
Canandaigua, March 3, 1898, Evander Sly, aged 91 years, 4 months. His
body was interred 1898 Canandaigua, New
York, Woodlawn Cemetery.
May 08, 1833.
was born Chapinville, New York April
30, 1809. Olive was the
daughter of Elisha Higby
and Abigail Barney
died September 22, 1888
Canandaigua, New York, at 79 years of age.[ii]
Canandaigua City Clerk office record number 59.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday
September 28, 1888 PAGE
3 COL 7
In Canandaigua on Saturday morning September 22, 1888, Olive Higby,
wife of Evander Sly in her 80th year.
ONTARIO REPOSITORY and MESSENGER February
oldest and best known residents of this village have been critically ill for the
last 10 days, but both are now rapidly recovering.
Considering their advanced age this fortunate result was hardly expected.
Their three sons from New York with their families have been with them about a
and Olive Higby
had the following children:
was born Canandaigua, New York August 19, 1840.
died July 01,
1912 in Far Hills, New Jersey, at 71 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Fri. July 5, 1912 PAGE
sudden death of William T. Schley occurred on Monday at his residence at
Far Hills, NJ, aged 72 years. Deceased was the son of the late Evander Schley
and for many years resided here. He later engaged in the practice of law at
NY City, and at one time was attorney for NY Central RR.
Besides his wife Mary Reeve Schley he leaves one son, Reeve
Schley of NY City, and one daughter, Mrs. William B. Shackford of
Tenefly, NJ, and a brother Grant B. Schley of NY City. The remains will
be brought to Canandaigua, interment at Woodlawn. His
interred 1912 Canandaigua, New York, Woodlawn Cemetery.
Higby4 Schley was born
Canandaigua, New York July 11, 1837. Evander
died March 28, 1907 at 69 years
of age. His
body was interred 1907 Canandaigua, New
York, Woodlawn Cemetery
was born July 01, 1838.
died April 08, 1884 at 45 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL April
18, 1884 PAGE 2
In New York City, Mrs. Rachel A., wife of Mr. Evander Schley
Jr., aged 42 years.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES April
In New York City, Mrs. Rachel A., wife of Mr. Evander Schley Jr.,
aged 42 years.
Barney4 Schley was born Chapinville, New York February 25,
died November 22, 1917 in Far
Hills, New Jersey, at 72 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL November 30, 1917
At Far Hills, New Jersey, November 22, 1917, Grant B. Schley,
formerly of Canandaigua, aged 72 years.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL November 29, 1917
This obituary was found in the 40 years ago section of the November 27,
B. SCHLEY -
It was with regret that Canandaiguans learned Friday of the death in New
York City of Grant B. Schley, banker and native Canandaiguan who has been
generous to all causes. He gave 10 thousand dollars to the Board of Education at
a needed time to complete the Academy building, and 5 thousand dollars to erect
the Historical Building. He was the last of the children of the late Mr. and
Mrs. Evander Sly of this community.
death of Grant B. Schley, son of Evander Schley, formerly of
Canandaigua, occurred at his country residence in Far Hills, NJ., on Thursday.
Deceased was born at Chapin on February 22, 1845, and began his business
career as a clerk in the express office at Canandaigua, and later was employed
He went to New York City in 1866 and had ever since been prominently identified with banking interests. He was a senior member of the firm of Moore and Schley bankers in Manhatten, and a member of the New York Stock Exchange since 1881. He was a director in many large corporations. The funeral services were held at the late home on Saturday morning. Interment in New York City.
was born Germany February 16, 1849.
December 18, 1927 Geneva, New York, at 78 years of age.
GENEVA DAILY TIMES
December 19, 1927
OBITUARY - Mrs. Helena Olsowsky
death of Mrs. Helena Olsowsky, aged 78 years, occurred at her home, 193
Pultney Street yesterday afternoon. Surviving are three daughters, Miss Anna
Olsowsky of Geneva, Mrs. C. Linehan of Buffalo, and Sister M.
Alexia of the Order of St. Joseph's at Oswego, three sons, Charles
Olsowsky and Anthony J. Olsowsky of Geneva, and Augustine Olsowsky of
Wellsville, NY, and one brother, Ignatius Schmeier of Chicago, also
funeral will be held on Tuesday morning from her late home and from St.
Stephen's church. Her
interred 1927 Geneva, New York, St. Patrick's Cemetery.
born in Konigsbur, Germany November 1850.
August was the son of August Frederick Olsowsky
July 20, 1900 Geneva, New York, at 49 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Fri. July 27, 1900
DIED - OLSCHIWICKE At Geneva, July 20, 1900, August Olschiwicke, aged 49 years.
and Minnie Flohr
had the following child:
Emma Marie2 Schneble was born Germany 1899. She married Harry Joseph Kennedy Canandaigua, New York, April 20, 1920.[iii] [iii]. Canandaigua City clerk office record number 444. The witnesses were Eliz L. Kennedy and Phillip Brockelbank Jr.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday April 23, 1920
WEDDING KENNEDY - SCHNEBLE
At Canandaigua April 20, 1920, Harry J. Kennedy and Miss
Emma Marie Schneble, both of Canandaigua.
The marriage of Harry Joseph Kennedy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kennedy of Clark Street, and Miss Emma Marie Schneble, daughter of Mrs. Minnie Schneble, Foster Street, took place at St. Mary's Rectory on Tuesday morning. Rev. James T. Dougherty performed the ceremony. They were attended by Miss Elizabeth Kennedy and Phillip Brockelbank Jr. They will reside on Clark Street.
Schutt was born Germany March 1859. Louis
died December 22, 1940 Lyons, New York, at
81 years of age.
- Louis Schutt, 81, died here Sunday.
He leaves a daughter, Mrs. Ray Nellis, Lyons, and six
grandchildren. He was a member of St. John's Church.
The Rev. Thomas A. Berg will conduct services today in 19 Jackson
St. Burial will be in Rural Cemetery.
was born Germany November 23, 1856.
died July 24, 1940 Lyons, New
York, at 83 years of age.
ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT and
CHRONICLE July 26, 1940
SCHUTT - Lyons - Mrs.
Mary Schutt, 83, wife of Louis Schutt, died Wednesday night.
was born Alloway, New York October 26, 1898.
September 30, 1962 Lyons, New York, at 63 years of age.
and CHRONICLE October 1,
Mrs. Emma M. Nellis, 63, of 47 Geneva St., Lyons, died yesterday,
Sept. 30, 1962, in the Edward J. Barber Hospital here after a brief
illness. Born in Alloway October
26, 1898, daughter of Louis and Mary Holtz Schutt, she always lived here.
Nellis was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church and the Auxiliary of
Lyons Memorial Post Veterans of Foreign Wars.
She was a Gold Star Mother.
Surviving are her husband, Raymond M. Nellis, one
daughter, Mrs. Robert Marr of Lyons, three sons, Robert H. of
Palmyra, William R. of Spencerport, and Charles R. Nellis of
Lyons, nine grandchildren. The
service will be held Wednesday with Rev. Edgar Trexler Jr. of St. John's
Lutheran Church officiating. Burial
will be in Lyons Rural Cemetery
Geneva, New York August 22, 1896. Raymond
was the son of Byron Nathan Sr. Nellis
and Louise M.
30, 1966 Lyons, New York, at 69 years of age.
and CHRONICLE July 2, 1966
DEATHS REPORTED RAYMOND M. NELLIS
- Raymond M. Nellis of 52, Shuler St., Lyons, died
Thursday June 30, 1966, in Barber Hospital, Lyons.
He was 69.
He was born Aug. 20, 1896, in Geneva, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Byron
Nellis, but had lived in Lyons 53 years.
Mr. Nellis retired in 1961 as a clerk on the New York Central
He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, the Brotherhood of
Railroad Clerks, and an honorary member of the VFW of Lyons.
are three sons, Robert of Palmyra, William of Brandon, Fla.,
Charles of Lyons, one daughter, Mrs. Robert Marr of Lyons, nine
grandchildren, two brothers, Deo Nellis of Lyons, Harold Nellis of
Phelps, three sisters, Mrs. Richard Kleinhenz of Lyons, Mrs. Augusta
Rockwell of Indiana
and Mrs. Bernard Gendreau of Rochester.
A service will be held in the Boeheim Funeral Home, Lyons, today, where friends may call. Rev. Robert T. Kroth, pastor of St. John's Lutheran Church will officiate. Burial will be in the Lyons Rural Cemetery.
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