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SHAW - SHEELER
Shaw was born in Washington Co.,
New York January 02, 1810. Gideon
died July 29, 1892 Victor, New
York, at 82 years of age.
ONTARIO REPOSITORY and MESSENGER August 4, 1892
Shaw died at the Homeopathis Hospital, Rochester, last Friday.
The funeral was held at the Presbyterian church Sunday at 4 PM.
Shaw came to Victor from Herkimer County when a young man working at the
carpenter's trade until the building of the NYCRR in which he took part,
subsequently becoming a section master which position he held until promoted to
station agent here, from which declining years compelled his resignation about
13 years ago.
Sibley Power of Farmington, Mrs. Adeli Campbell of Rochester, Mrs.
Charles Millinan of Suspension Bridge, Mrs. L. W. Searcy of New York
City, and Charles Shaw of Racine, Wis. are his surviving children. His
body was interred 1892 Victor, New York,
Victor Village Cemetery.
He married twice. He
was born in Rensselear Co. New
York 1812. Sarah was
the daughter of Abraham F. VanDenbergh
and Crista Shulters. Sarah
died November 07, 1884 Victor,
NY, at 72 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Wed.
November 12, 1884 PAGE
3 COL 6
- The funeral of Mrs. Gideon Shaw who
died on Friday afternoon, was held at the Presbyterian Church on Monday. She was
a faithful member of that church for many years and now rests in hopes of a
glorious resurrection. She leaves a husband and four daughters.
became the mother of Charles H. Shaw
married 2nd Mrs.
Victor, New York, April 03, 1886.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES April
MARRIED SHAW - STANTON
At the Presbyterian parsonage in Victor, on Saturday, April 3d, 1886, by the Rev. C. W. Backus, Mr. Gideon Shaw, of Victor, and Mrs. Mary Stanton, of Rochester.
was born Victor, New York August 27, 1838.
January 28, 1918 Victor, New York, at 79 years of age.
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.
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
January 31, 1918 PAGE
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 shut-in days, which
were bravely and patiently borne. She was 79 years of age, and suffered from a
complication of diseases, together with the infirmities 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.
These 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
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
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. Her
interred 1918 Victor, New York, Victor Village Cemetery.
H. Sibley Power
was born 1839.
M. was the son of Waterman Power
and Phebe C.M.
February 17, 1925 Victor, New York, at 85 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Wed.
Feb. 18, 1925
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
- 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.
He 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.
At 35 years of age Alida
the mother of Florence A. Power
New York, March 13, 1874.
August 22, 1906
Mrs. Sibley Power, of Victor, has been the guest of her daughter, Mrs. A. B. Parmele, West Gibson Street.
B.4 Shaw was
born May 06, 1836. Norman
died November 19, 1930 at 94 years of
body was interred 1930 Canandaigua, New
York, Woodlawn Cemetery. Section
May 16, 1866. Sarah
was born February 07, 1844.
Sarah was the daughter of Marvin D. Lincoln
and Rhoda Perego. Sarah
died July 05, 1911 Reed Corners,
New York, at 67 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL July
7, 1911 PAGE 2
DIED - At
Reed Corner's July 5, 1911, Mrs. Norman B. Shaw, aged 68 years. PAGE
SHAW - OBITUARY
her home in the town of Gorham on Wednesday morning occurred the death of Mrs.
Sarah J. Shaw, wife of Norman B. Shaw, aged 68 years. Death was due
to apoplexy, Mrs. Shaw having suffered a stroke the previous Friday.
her husband there survive four sons, Dudley of Cohoes, Alfred and
Irving who live at home, and Hiram of Gorham. A sister, Mrs.
Joseph Fransisco of this village, and a brother, Artemus Lincoln of
this town survive. Funeral services will be held at the home at 2 o'clock this
PM and Rev. W. H. Skeels of Ithaca will officiate.
Her body was interred 1911 Canandaigua, New York, Woodlawn Cemetery.
was born July 25, 1869. Florence
May 28, 1908 Canandaigua, New York, at 38 years of age.[i]
Canandaigua City Clerk office record number 4221.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL, Friday May 29, 1908, Page 2
SUDDEN DEATH OF MRS. JOPSON
death of Mrs. Florence M. Jopson, aged 38 years, occurred yesterday
afternoon at about half past four o'clock, from heart failure. Mrs. Jopson had
been living with her sister Mrs. A. M. Smith on Mason Street since the
death of her husband about two months ago. Previous to that time her home had
been in Centerfield. She had grieved constantly over her bereavement and is
thought to have been partly the cause of her death, although she had been a
sufferer with heart trouble.
is survived by her parents Mr. and Mrs. Norman Shaw of Reed Corners, four
brothers, Dudley Shaw of Troy, Alfred of California, Hiram
and Irving of Reed Corners, and one sister, Mrs. Ella Smith of
this place. She had been ill for less than one day. Her
interred 1908 Canandaigua, New York, Woodlawn Cemetery.
was born New
York May 1866. John was the
son of Mark A. Jopson
died March 27,
1908 Centerfield, NY, at 41 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL, Friday April 3, 1908, Page 2, Col 5
Led to Suicide
John Jopson committed suicide by hanging in a shed on the farm of his father, Mark A. Jopson at Centerfield on Friday. He had left the house during the forenoon to work in the woods and when he did not return for dinner, his wife became anxious about him and a search was begun.
body was found by his brother Herbert, hanging from a rafter in an open
shed near the barn. Life was extinct. It is thought that he had become
despondent over his failure to make satisfactory plans for the season as he had
hoped to work his father's farm.
He was 45 years old and with his wife resided in the tenant house on his father's farm. His father, step mother, two sisters, Mrs. Black of Centerfield, and Mrs. Earl Stanley of Canandaigua, and three brothers, Herbert, George and Raymond also survive. Funeral held from his home. Interment at Woodlawn.
was born Reed Corners, New York March 14, 1868.
died May 05, 1948 in Hartford,
Michigan, at 80 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL May 14, 1948
D. L. SHAW 80,
DIES IN MICHIGAN
has been received here of the death of Dudley
L. Shaw, 80, native of Reed Corners and a former resident of Canandaigua in
Hartford, Michigan on May 5, 1948. Mr.
Shaw had been in failing health for several months. Mr. Shaw was born
at Reed Corners on March 14, 1868, the son of Norman B. and Jeanette Lincoln
resided in the Reed Corners area for about 21 years and then moved to
Canandaigua where he was employed for about 30 years as an engineer for the Lisk
Company. He moved to Hartford, Michigan 28 years ago and was associated for 20
years with an electric light company as an inspector.
He retired about 8 years ago.
Shaw, who survives is the former Miss Inez Brockelbank of
Canandaigua. Mr. and Mrs. Shaw lived in South Main street near Clark
street during their residence in this city.
Mrs. Shaw there survives a son, Dr. Norman D. Shaw, a doctor in
Dearborn, Mich., three grandchildren, Norman Jr., Edward E. , and Mrs.
Dorothy Harmel, all of Dearborn, two great grandchildren, two brothers Irving
Shaw and Hiram Shaw, both of Reed Corners.
A daughter Mary Emma, born to Mr. and Mrs. Shaw, died in
services were held on May 7, and burial was made in the family plot in Lester
Cemetery, Quincy Mass. This lot was purchased by O. E. Brockelbank before
the Civil War. His
body was interred 1948 in Quincy, Mass.,
was born New York 1892. She
born December 08, 1889.[ii]
Leon was the son of Robert Melvin Pierce
and Ida M.
January 19, 1959 at 69 years of age. At
23 years of age Leon
father of Melvin Thomas Pierce
New York, January 12, 1913. [ii].
Canandaigua City Clerk office record number 0000.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday
January 17, 1913
BORN - PIERCE
At Canandaigua, January 12, 1913, to Mr. and Mrs. Leon Pierce, a
Mendon, New York December 13, 1877. Augusta
17, 1964 Holcomb, New York, at 86 years of age.
Mrs. Arthur Buckelew - HOLCOMB
service for Mrs. Augusta Sheeler
Buckelew, 86, wife of Arthur G. Buckelew, was held at the Wheeler Funeral
Home in East Bloomfield Sunday afternoon. Burial was in East Bloomfield
Cemetery. Mrs. Buckelew died Friday at her home following a long illness.
was born December 13, 1877, in the Town of Macedon. After her marriage to Mr.
Buckelew, they lived in Bristol until 1922 when they purchased their present
home on Main Street. She was a member of the First Congregational Church and for
more than 20 years served as treasurer of its missionary society.
A life member of the Women's Christian Temperance Union, she served as
treasurer of the Bloomfield Unit from 1929 until it disbanded several years ago.
She was a member of the first Home Bureau Unit in the area and more recently a
member of the East Bloomfield Day unit of the Home Demonstration Service.
her husband she is survived by four daughters, Mrs. George Catherine Gifford,
Gorham, Mrs. DeWitt Ruth Mowry, Holcomb, Mrs. Ralph Edith Harris,
Penn Yan, and Mrs. Charles Mary Elizabeth Wynand, Rochester, one sister, Miss
Mary Sheeler, residing at the Buckelew home, six grandchildren and
three great grandchildren.
York, November 04, 1906.
Wedding - The
congregation of the Presbyterian Church at Mendon, enjoyed a pleasant surprise
at the close of the morning service Sunday. After the benediction had been
pronounced, the organist, Miss May Whitcomb began Lohengrins Wedding
March to the strains of which a bridal party passed down the aisle to the altar
where they were met by the pastor, Rev. J. H. Funnell, who performed the
marriage ceremony in the presence of a large congregation.
contracting parties were Miss Augusta Scheeler of Mendon, and Mr.
Arthur Buckelew of Bristol. They were attended by Miss Mary Scheeler and
Mr. George Scheeler, sister and brother of the bride.
The ceremony was over and the happy couple had departed before the
congregation had recovered from their surprise.
Bristol, New York October 31, 1880. Arthur
was the son of William Henry Harrison Buckelew
12, 1967 Canandaigua, New York, at 86 years of age.
Arthur G. Buckelew
CANANDAIGUA - Arthur Garfield Buckelew, 86, of Holcomb, died this morning in the
Elm Manor Nursing Home in Canandaigua. Final rites will be Wednesday in the
Wheeler Funeral Home. Burial will be in East Bloomfield Cemetery.
was married to the late Augusta Sheeler Buckelew. They celebrated their
golden wedding anniversary in 1956. Mr. Buckelew was a retired farmer. He
had operated a farm for many years. He
was born in 1880 in Bristol, the son of William H. and Euseba Ferris Buckelew.
include four daughters, Mrs. Charles Wynand, of Rochester, Mrs. Ralph
Harris of Penn Yan, Mrs. Dewitt Mowry of Holcomb, and Mrs. George
Gifford of Gorham, six grandchildren and three great grandchildren, one
sister, Mrs. Wilbur Ashley of Honeoye, 90 years old.
86, died today at the Elm Manor in Canandaigua following a long period of ill
health. A native of Bristol, he was born October 30, 1880, the son of William
H. and Euseba Buckelew. He attended a barber school in New York City and
opened a barber shop in Mendon, where in 1906 he married the former Miss
For several years he raised registered Oxford sheep and raspberry crops in Bristol before moving to Holcomb in 1921 where he operated a hatchery and apiary for many years. He was a member of the First Congregational church for 46 years and had served in many church offices and committees.
are four daughters, Mrs. George Katherine Gifford of Gorham, Mrs.
DeWitt Ruth Mowry of Holcomb, Mrs. Ralph Edith Harris of Penn Yan,
and Mrs. Charles Mary Elizabeth Wynand of Rochester, six grandchildren,
two great grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. Lillian Ashley of Honeoye.
Burial will be in East Bloomfield Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
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