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Marian Helene Tiffany was born Canandaigua, New York December 22, 1905.  Birth record 5026 at City Clerk Office.                       

                       She married Clement F. Donahue Canandaigua, New York, June 17, 1925.

                       ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES  June 24, 1925  Page 5  Col  5

 Donahue - Tiffany   The marriage of Clement F. Donahue, son of Mrs. Nellie Donahue, of Victor, and Miss Marian H. Tiffany, daughter of Mrs. J. S. Fogarty, of Canandaigua, took place at St. Mary's church on Wednesday morning. Rev. Joseph Guilfoil performed a nuptial mass.

 The bride was attired in a gown of Lanvin green flat crepe, trimmed with blond lace, and her hat was of blond horsehair. She carried a bouquet of Ophelia roses. Miss Bernice Donahue, of Victor, sister of the groom, as bridesmaid, wore pink and white figured crepe with lace overdress and hat of pink horsehair. W. Augustus Ryan, of Canandaigua, was groomsman.

Following the ceremony, a wedding breakfast was served at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. W. Augustus Ryan, West Gibson St. Covers were laid for 30. After a motor trip Mr. and Mrs. Donahue will reside in Victor.

                                                                 ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES

MARRIAGES   TIFFANYDONAHUE    At Canandaigua June 17, 1925, Miss Marian H. Tiffany of this city and Clement F. Donahue of Victor.

Norman Edward Tiffany was born Canandaigua, New York August 26, 1908.  Record number 6273 at City Clerk Office. He married Beatrice L. Allen Dansville, New York, July 24, 1934.[iv]  Beatrice was living at 51 Catherine Street, Canandaigua. Norman was living at 164 W. Gibson Street. Witnesses were Leah M. Tiffany and Roland B. Tiffany. [iv]. Copies of the Marriage License number 28, and the Marriage Certificate can be found on PG 3M and PG 3N in the book, A Tree Trunk.



Miss Beatrice L. Allen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. D. Allen, of Porterville, and Norman E. Tiffany, son of Mrs. Ina Fogarty of this city, were married Tuesday in the Sansville Methodist Church by the bride's uncle, Rev. Almeron Matthews, pastor.

They were attended by the brother and sister in law of the groom, Mr. and Mrs. Roland B. Tiffany of this city.  They will reside at 164 West Gibson Street.  Mrs. Tiffany is a teacher in the city schools.

                                 Beatrice was born Port Allegheny, Penn September 27, 1908.  Beatrice was the daughter of Barber D. Allen and Anna Birch .  Almeron E. Matthews Clergyman, in the presence of Leah M. Tiffany and Roland B. Tiffany. Norman was listed as a service station attendant. Norman was listed in the 1932 Cdga. Directory as a clerk for Edward T. Hanley and his residence was at 164 West Gibson Street. 

Margaret Lucille Tiffany was born January 17, 1910.  Margaret died March 01, 1995 Canandaigua, New York, at 85 years of age.  Her body was interred 1995 Canandaigua, NY, Sand Hill Cemetery.  She married Frank Alton Andrews March 15, 1929.   

             ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Fri. March 22, 1929  PAGE  1

                         MARRIAGE   ANDREWS   TIFFANY

The marriage of Miss M. Lucille Tiffany of West Gibson Street, and Frank Andrews of Canandaigua, took place at the Methodist Parsonage, Main St. North, on Saturday afternoon. Rev. Stephen S. Pratt performed the ceremony and attendants were Miss Annabelle VanGelder, Canandaigua, Gordon VanGelder, cousins of the groom.

After a short wedding trip Mr. and Mrs. Andrews will reside with the groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Andrews, North Road, the groom being associated with his father in the dairy business. His bride is a member of the Lisk office force.

                                Frank was born New York January 31, 1904.  Frank was the son of Arthur Andrews and Helen Lydia VanGelder .  Frank died January 02, 1988 Canandaigua, New York, at 83 years of age.   

                                      ROCHESTER  DEMOCRAT  and CHRONICLE  PAGE 5 C  January 3, 1988

Andrews, Frank A. -   Canandaigua, Age 83, died January 2, 1988. Survived by his wife, Lucille Tiffany Andrews, 2 daughters, Mrs. Charles Elaine Andrews, Mrs. Ray Roberta Aasness, both of Canandaigua, a son, William A. Andrews of Canandaigua, 11 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, 2 sisters, Mrs. Lyle Esther Arnold of Canandaigua, and Mrs. Charles Mary Gehres of Long Island, several nieces, nephews and cousins. He retired in 1972 after a lifetime of farming on North Road in Canandaigua. Interment in Sand Hill Cemetery.

        At 26 years of age Frank became the father of Elaine Lucille Andrews Canandaigua, New York, January 31, 1930.  

                        ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Fri February 7, 1930      

 BORN -    ANDREWS   At Canandaigua, Jan 31, 1930, to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Andrews, North Road, a daughter.

         At 24 years of age Margaret became the mother of William Alden Andrews Canandaigua, New York, April 24, 1934. 

Arthur L.9 Tiffany  was born June 28, 1871.  Arthur died May 09, 1942 at 70 years of age.  His body was interred 1942 East Bloomfield, E. Bloomfield Cemetery.   

                            He married Ella Wright Honeoye, New York, March 01, 1890.  The newspaper account of the marriage gave her name as Miss Ella Bailey of East Bloomfield.  

                                          ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL

MARRIED  TIFFANY - BAILEY   In Honeoye March 1, 1890, by Rev. S. M. Day, Arthur L. Tiffany, of Bristol, and Miss Ella Bailey, of East Bloomfield.

                               Ella was born East Bloomfield, New York March 1873.  Ella was the daughter of Henry Wright and Almina Reed .  Ella died September 03, 1943 East Bloomfield, New York, at 70 years of age.

Ontario County Times Journal Sept 10, 1943 stated that she had a daughter, Mrs. Dewey Whitney, and a son Ira Tiffany of Walworth. Also surviving her were two brothers, Charles of Canandaigua, and Walter of Elmira, and a sister, Mrs. Howard Decker of Rochester. Buried in E. Bloomfield Cemetery.


Ira L. Tiffany was born West Bloomfield, New York July 07, 1893.  Ira died October 1963 in Texas, at 70 years of age.  Information from Social Security. He married Mildred F. Bassett Canandaigua, New York, May 29, 1917.

                ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Friday June 1, 1917

TIFFANYBASSETT   At Canandaigua, May 22, 1917, Ira L. Tiffany of Brighton, and Miss Mildred F. Bassett of Canandaigua. 

Levi Hampton9 Tiffany  was born November 23, 1882.  Levi died November 21, 1954 Bristol, New York, at 71 years of age. 

                                 He married Minnie Randall Lambert Bristol, NY, May 08, 1902.

                                           VICTOR  HERALD  Friday  May 16, 1902

MARRIED  TIFFANYLAMBERT  At Bristol, May 7, 1902, Levi Tiffany of East Bloomfield, and Miss Minnie Randall Lambert of Allens Hill.

                              She married 2nd  Claude S. Mason East Bloomfield, New York, May 08, 1926.

                                                       THE  VICTOR  HERALD   May 14, 1926

                                                            MASON  - TIFFANY

Miss Mabel Tiffany, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Levi Tiffany of Bristol, and Claude S. Mason, son of Mrs. Mary Mason, were united in marriage at the Mason Homestead in East Bloomfield, Saturday afternoon, May 8th, Rev. George H. Campbell of the Bristol Universalist church officiating.  The rooms were attractively decorated with sweet peas and ferns. 

The bride was gowned in French blue flat crepe, gold trimmed, and carried a bouquet of sweet peas.  Her bridesmaid, Miss Marion Marble of Rochester, was attired in maize colored crepe and also carried sweet peas.  Janet Roberts of Utica, niece of the groom, as flower girl, wore pink georgette crepe and carried the ring in a pink rose.  Charles Donohue of LeRoy was groomsman. 

Following the ceremony, luncheon was served to about 40 guests, cousins of the bride serving. After a short trip Mr. and Mrs. Mason will reside at the Mason homestead.  

Roland Briggs10 Tiffany was born Bristol, New York August 03, 1903.  Record number 2025 at City Clerk Office.

 Ontario County Times Wednesday August, 1903, BIRTH at Canandaigua, Aug 3, 1903 to Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Tiffany, a son. 

Roland died September 13, 1965 Canandaigua, New York, at 62 years of age.  His body was interred 1965 Baptist Hill Bristol, New York, Evergreen Cemetery.  

                          He married Leah May Supplee Canandaigua, NY, June 07, 1923. 

                              ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Fri June 8, 1923  FRONT PAGE

Roland B. Tiffany and Leah May Supplee married in Canandaigua, June 7, 1923. She is the daughter of Mrs. Oscar B. Hinkley of Bristol Street. Attendants at the wedding were William Ryan and Miriam Supplee.

                        ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES  Wed. June 13, 1923

                                               SUPPLEE    TIFFANY

At the Baptist parsonage on West Gibson street Thursday took place the marriage of Miss Leah May Supplee, daughter of Mrs. O. B. Hinkley, of Bristol Street, and Roland Briggs Tiffany of West Gibson Street. The ceremony was performed by Rev George E Finlay in the presence of the immediate relatives.  Her sister, Miss Miriam Supplee of this city who acted as bridesmaid, and Augustus Ryan of this city was groomsman.  Immediately after the ceremony they left for a trip to Buffalo and Niagara Falls. They will reside on West Gibson.

 Beverly Tiffany was born Canandaigua, New York May 04, 1930.  She married Donald Jones Canandaigua, New York, September 05, 1948.

                     ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL September 24, 1948

                                              PICTURE    Recent Bride

Mrs. Donald Jones was the former Miss Beverly Tiffany, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roland B. Tiffany of Bristol. Mr. and Mrs. Jones were married on Sept 5. 


George Wilbur11 Tiffany  was born Canandaigua, New York May 16, 1928.  George died April 11, 1995 Canandaigua, New York, at 66 years of age.   

              CANANDAIGUA  DAILY  MESSENGER April 12, 1995  


George W. Tiffany, of Oakmount Road, died April 11 at Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua.  He was 66.  Mr. Tiffany was born in Canandaigua and was a 1945 graduate of Canandaigua Academy and an Army veteran. He was a policeman for the City of Canandaigua for 10 years, and the owner and operator of Tiffany Excavating and Paving Company for more than 25 years.

Surviving are his wife, Rosemary Comella Tiffany of Bloomfield, two sons and daughter in law, Kenneth and Deborah Tiffany, Macedon, and James and Margaret Tiffany of Bloomfield, two daughters and sons in law, Patricia and Thomas Knox of Uniontown, Ohio, and Susan and Bryan Marianacci of Bloomfield, a brother, Roland B. Tiffany Jr., of Bloomfield, a sister, and brother in law, Beverly and Donald Stehlik of Ohio, a sister in law, Betty Comella of Canandaigua, his mother in law, Josephine Comella of Canandaigua, and six grandchildren.  Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Bristol.


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