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THORNELL - TIFFANY
Ann Barnes2 Thornell
was born in Pompton, Posaic Co., New Jersey August 01, 1829.
died July 14,
1923 Bristol, New York, at 93 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday
July 20, 1923 FRONT PAGE COL 6
- Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Ann Thornell Sanders aged 93 years, the
oldest resident of S. Bristol, were held at 3 o'clock Tuesday PM from her home
in Bristol Springs. Rev. W. T. H. Bayford, pastor of the Naples M. E.
church officiated. Burial was in Coye Cemetery.
Sanders died Saturday night. She was the daughter of William and
Elizabeth Barnes Thornell, pioneer settlers of New Jersey, and was born in
Pompton, Posaic Co. New Jersey, on August 1, 1829. She married Mr. Jacob P.
Sanders May 17, 1850 in Patterson, New Jersey. Six years later they made
their home on a farm in Academy residing there until 1877 when they purchased
the farm in Bristol Springs where she died. Mr. Sanders died June 1, 1904.
is survived by four sons, Peter J. Sanders of Bristol Springs, with whom
she resided, Edson Sanders of Rushville, and Jacob J. Sanders of
Canandaigua, two daughters, Mrs. Anna E. Alford of Bristol Springs, and Mrs.
J. H. Tuttle of Canandaigua, 10 grandchildren, 21 gr grandchildren.
interred 1923 Bristol, New York, Coye Cemetery.
New Jersey, May 17, 1850. Jacob
June 01, 1904 South Bristol, New York, at 82 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Fri
June 3, 1904
DIED - SANDERS At South Bristol, June 1, 1904, Jacob Sanders, aged 82 years.
Luther1 Thwing birth
date unknown. He
February 26, 1843.
ONTARIO MESSENGER March 15, 1843.
was born Naples, New York September 29, 1830.
September 23, 1908 Canandaigua, New York, at 77 years of age.[i]
Canandaigua City clerk death record number 4254.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday September 25, 1908
At Canandaigua September 24, 1908, Mrs. Josephine Tiffany Childs,
wife of George H. Childs, aged 78 years. Her
interred 1908 Canandaigua, New York, Woodlawn Cemetery.
Center, New York, July 04, 1848.
Newspaper Article including their pictures honoring their sixtieth
George H. Childs and Wife of Canandaigua Received Congratulations on
the anniversary of their Marriage. Canandaigua, N.Y., July 4, Congratulations on
reaching the sixtieth anniversary of their marriage were received on Saturday,
July 4th by Mr. and Mrs. George H. Childs, who reside on Tillotson
Street, this village. The aged couple were united in marriage at Bristol Center,
NY, which was the home of both on July 4, 1848.
The officiating clergyman was Rev. Stowe, pastor of the
Congregational Church of Bristol Center.
The groom was in his twenty second year, and the bride in her eighteenth year at the time of their marriage. As a wedding journey the young couple came to Canandaigua, where a big balloon ascension by Thurston, a well known aeronant was scheduled. However this sight which was a wonderful one in those days, was denied the spectators as the wind blew the balloon against a tree just previous to letting go the ropes and tore the gas bag, thus preventing the ascent. Mr. Childs was born in Bristol on December .
was born Bristol, New York May 22, 1820.
died January 02, 1878 West
Bloomfield, New York, at 57 years of age.
County Times, Page 2, June 5, 1878
West Bloomfield, January 2, 1878, at the residence of his son, George A.
Tiffany, Levi Tiffany, in the 58th year of his age.
Tiffany was born in Bristol, NY May 22, 1820. The early years of his life
were spent with his parents in the town where he was born. In his boyhood days
he was ever affable, unassuming and kind, traits of character which he ever
cherished and possessed in the after years of his life. In his youth he toiled
and labored with an earnest, manly zeal to assist his parents in accumulating a
competency sufficient for their needs and comfort in the declining years of
about twenty years of age he was converted to the Christian faith, and soon
after united with the Methodist Episcopal church of Bristol Center, and from
that time he remained a faithful, devoted and consistent Christian.
was united in marriage with Miss Betsey P. Child, September 20, 1842,
with whom he enjoyed the most happy domestic relations to the close of his
earthly life. He settled down in Bristol soon after his marriage, where he lived
for about twenty three years, struggling with the realities and disappointments
of life, and enjoying the society of early acquaintances and tried friends.
entered the Sunday school as superintendent , when about twenty eight years of
age, and remained in that position most of the time up to his death. He changed
his residence from Bristol to East Bloomfield, which he did March 4, 1866. Soon
after becoming a resident of E. Bloomfield he was chosen to superintend the M.
E. Sunday school of that place, and although he remained in that town less than
two years, he endeared himself to the Sunday school and people of that place.
moved to the town of Richmond December 24, 1867, where he lived till the time of
his death. Soon after taking up residence in Richmond he entered the Sunday
school work with renewed zeal and energy, superintending two schools each
body was interred 1878 Bristol Center, New
York, Bristol Center Cemetery.
Bristol, NY, September 20, 1842.
Marriage Record provided by Bristol Historian Helen Fox reads as
follows, On the twentyeth day of September 1842 at the town of Bristol in the
County of Ontario, Levi Tiffany and Betsey Child both of said town were
married by me, and John Child and Cordelia Tiffany of the said town of
Bristol were present as witnesses at the marriage. Abner Reed.
was born Warren, Rhode Island December
20, 1819. Betsy was the
daughter of James Childs
and Betsey Pettis
died April 21, 1901 Allens Hill, at 81
years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL April
26, 1901 PAGE 3
TIFFANY - At Allen's Hill, April 23, 1901, Mrs.
Betsey Tiffany, aged 82 years.
ALSO SAME PAPER
HILL - Mrs. Betsey
Tiffany died at the home of her son in law, M. D. Fisher, Tuesday
morning aged 82 years.
was born September 09, 1848. Betsey
died June 25,
1886 Bristol, New York, at approximately 37 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday
July 2, 1886
Last Saturday was held the funeral of Mrs. Burt Beach at Allen's Hill. Mrs. Beach was the daughter of the late Levi Tiffany, and sister of the late George Tiffany, all former residents of this town, and among its most respected inhabitants. Thus has her family of eight young children been bereft of a mother, her mother of an affectionate daughter, and one daughter only remains of Mrs. Tiffany's family. Kindly sympathies are tendered the friends in their great bereavement.
A.8 Tiffany was born
Bristol, New York December 17, 1844. George
died February 10, 1885 West Bloomfield,
New York, at 40 years of age. His
body was interred 1885 Canandaigua, New
York, Woodlawn Cemetery.
January 01, 1864. Lucretia
was born April 12, 1845.
Lucretia was the daughter of Henry Hampton Kingsbury
and Linda Totman
Honeoye, New York, April 07, 1886.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES April 4, 1886
MARRIED BRIGGS - TIFFANY
In Honeoye, NY,
April 3, 1886, by Rev. S. Mills Day, Mr. Elihu E. Briggs and Mrs. Lucretia A.
Tiffany, both of Bristol, NY. Married by Rev S. Mills Day. Newspaper
said they were married in Honeoye on April 3, 1886.
died August 27, 1919 Bristol,
New York, at 74 years of age.
HERALD August 29, 1919
OBITUARY - The death of Mrs. Lucretia Briggs occurred on
Wednesday morning at the home of her son Levi Tiffany in the Southern part of
the town. Mrs. Briggs who was in her 74th year spent the greater part of
her life in this vicinity, and had lived in the village of E. Bloomfield for
several years. She was a member of the Methodist Church, Ladies Aid Society,
Steele Sunday School class, and Local Red Cross organization.
For the past
year she had been in poor health, but her death came as a shock to her many
friends. Mrs. Briggs was a true Christian, bearing with great patience
and fortitude her ill health. All who knew her loved her remarkably sweet
She is survived
by two sons, Arthur Tiffany of Canandaigua, Levi of this town, and
several grandchildren. Funeral services held at the Methodist Church.
Her body was interred Canandaigua, New York, Woodlawn Cemetery
Carrie L. Tiffany
was born September 09, 1880. Carrie
January 23, 1886 Bristol, New York, at 5 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES February 3, 1886
DIED - TIFFANY In Bristol, January 25, 1886, Carrie L. Tiffany, only daughter of the late George A. and Lucretia A. Tiffany, aged five years, four months, and 19 days.
Levi9 Tiffany was
born East Bloomfield, New York July 17, 1867.
His obituary in newspaper said he was born in West Bloomfield. Wilbur
died January 11, 1912 Canandaigua, New
York, at 44 years of age. Death
occurred at Memorial Hospital due to Typhoid Fever.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday January 12, 1912 PAGE
2 COL 5
death of Wilbur Tiffany occurred at Memorial Hospital yesterday morning,
after an illness of nearly three months of typhoid fever. Mr. Tiffany was
born in the town of West Bloomfield 44 years ago.
his wife, who was Miss Ina Briggs, of Bristol, there survive four
daughters, Misses Mildred, Hazel, Marian, and Lucille, two sons, Roland
and Norman, all of Canandaigua, two brothers, Arthur, of East
Bloomfield, and Levi, of Bristol. His mother, Mrs. Elihu Briggs, of
East Bloomfield, also survives. His
body was interred 1912 Canandaigua, New
York, Woodlawn Cemetery
June 23, 1887. Ina
was born Bristol, New York April 03,
1871. Ina was the
daughter of Elihu E. Briggs
and Mary Ann Beach Johnson
James Simon Fogarty
Canandaigua, New York, April 10, 1918.
Married by Rev. James T. Dougherty at St. Mary's Church.
COUNTY JOURNAL Fri. April 12, 1918
The marriage of James
Simon Fogarty and Mrs. Ina Emmeline Tiffany, both of Canandaigua, took place
at St. Mary's rectory on Wednesday afternoon, Rev. James T. Dougherty
performing the ceremony.
died June 20, 1942 in Brockport, New York,
at 71 years of age.
CHRONICLE June 22, 1942 PAGE 10
MRS. INA T.
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM tomorrow at 20 Atwater Place for Mrs.
Ina Tiffany Fogarty, 71, Canandaigua resident who died suddenly Saturday in
Brockport, where she was visiting a daughter, Mrs. Fred Cramer.
Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
four daughters, Mrs. Cramer, Mrs. W. A. Ryan, and Mrs. Frank Andrews,
Canandaigua, and Mrs.Clement Donoghue Rochester, also two sons, Policeman
Rolland B. Tiffany, Canandaigua, and Norman Tiffany, Buffalo, nine
grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Mrs. Ina Tiffany Fogarty, 71, of this city, died suddenly of a heart attack this morning in Brockport, where she was visiting her daughter, Mrs. Fred Cramer. Born in Bristol, she had been a lifelong resident of Ontario County, more recently making her home with her daughter, Mrs. W. A. Ryan.
Survivors are four daughters and two sons, Mrs. Cramer,
Mrs. Clement Donohue, Rochester, Mrs. Frank Andrews, Mrs. Ryan, and Patrolman
Roland B. Tiffany, Canandaigua, and Norman Tiffany, Buffalo, nine
grandchildren, and one gr grandchild.
will be held Tuesday at 2 PM from the home of Mrs. Ryan, 20 Atwater
Place, the Rev. Stephen S. Pratt, pastor of Chapin Methodist Church,
officiating. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
At 27 years of age Ina
became the mother of Hazel Lucretia Tiffany
Canandaigua, New York, August 22, 1898.
Record number 1531 at City Clerk Office.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL August 26, 1898
BORN - TIFFANY At
Canandaigua, August 22, 1898, to Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur L. Tiffany, a
At 32 years of age Ina
became the mother of Roland Briggs Tiffany
Bristol, New York, August 03, 1903.
Record number 2025 at City Clerk Office.
County Times Wednesday August, 1903
BIRTH at Canandaigua, Aug 3, 1903 to Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Tiffany,
was born New
York December 15, 1893. Mildred
September 14, 1973 at 79 years of age. Her
interred Evergreen Cemetery. She
Canandaigua, New York, February 06, 1918.[ii]
Took place at St. Mary's Church on Wednesday afternoon, performed by Rev.
James T. Dougherty. [ii].
Record number 3965. Canandaigua City clerk office record number 316.
The ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL, Friday, February 8, 1918
notice was as follows, The marriage of William Augustus Ryan of
Canandaigua, and Miss Mildred Ann Tiffany, daughter of Mrs. Ina E.
Tiffany, Beeman Street, took place at St. Mary's church on Wednesday
afternoon. Rev. James T. Dougherty performed the ceremony.
groom's attendant was his brother, Emmett Ryan of Victor. Mr. and Mrs.
Ryan left during the afternoon for a short Western trip. They will reside in
was born Canandaigua, New York August 22, 1898.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL August 26, 1898
- TIFFANY At Canandaigua, August 22, 1898, to Mr. and Mrs.
Wilbur L. Tiffany, a daughter.
New York, September 11, 1916.[iii]
Record number 3326.City clerk office record nuimber 231.
COUNTY JOURNAL Friday September 15,
5 COL 4
MARRIED WRIGHT TIFFANY
At Canandaigua, September 11, 1916, Joseph Wright and Miss Hazel Tiffany, both of Canandaigua, at St. John's Rectory on Monday morning. Rev. Herbert L. Gaylord performed the ceremony.
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