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TILLOTSON - TOTMAN
was born New York October 17, 1827.
died June 04, 1902 at 74 years
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL June
OBITUARY - TILLOTSON
death of Samuel D. Tillotson occurred at the home of his daughter, Mrs.
Addison Kingsbury, at Jersey City, on Wednesday.
Mr. Tillotson had been gradually failing during the spring,
but was confined to his bed only two weeks.
The deceased was 74 years of age. He was born in this town and resided here until 25 years ago, when he went to Jersey City and entered the employ of the Pennsylvania Railroad company. This position he held until he was retired on a pension a few years ago. His wife died three years ago.
leaves besides his daughter, Mrs. Kingsbury, two brothers, Johnson
Tillotson, of Cheshire, and Oscar Tillotson, of Clifton Springs, and
two sisters, Mrs. Sawyer and Miss Mary Tillotson, who reside on the old
remains will be brought to Canandaigua, and the funeral will be held from the
home of Mrs. Theodore Perkins tomorrow afternoon. The remains will be
interred at West Avenue Cemetery.
At Jersey City, New Jersey, June 4, 1902, Samuel D. Tillotson,
formerly of Canandaigua, aged 74 years. His
body was interred 1902 Canandaigua, New
York, Woodlawn Cemetery.
was born Clyde, New York March
11, 1832. Susan was
the daughter of Mr. Perkins
and Mrs. Perkins
died May 05, 1899 Jersey City,
New Jersey, at 67 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL May
Susan C. Tillotson, wife of Samuel D. Tillotson, died at the
residence of her daughter, Mrs. Addison Kingsbury, Jersey City, on Friday
morning, aged 67 years. Death came after an illness of but eight hours, and was
caused by apoplexy.
Thursday Mrs. Tillotson had visited a friend, and returning home late in
the afternoon, seemed to be in her usual health, but was stricken about 7
o'clock in the evening and lingered until 3 o'clock the next morning.
deceased was born in Clyde. At the age of 5 years, she moved with her parents to
this village, where she resided until 25 years ago, her home since then being in
Jersey City. For the past year Mr. and Mrs. Tillotson have spent most of
their time in this village with Mrs. Theodore Perkins, Mrs. Tillotson
being a sister of the late Theodore Perkins. They had been in Jersey City
about four weeks, having gone there to break up their old home, with a view of
making this village their permanent residence.
Tillotson is survived by her husband and one daughter, Mrs. Addison
was born Bristol, New York March 20, 1853.
June 09, 1936 at 83 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES June
12, 1936 Page
4 Col 1
- Mrs. Sarah Margaret Kingsbury, 83,
widow of Addison Kingsbury, died Tuesday afternoon at the home of the Misses
Voak on North Main Street where she made her home for some time.
was born in Bristol and was a member of the Canandaigua Methodist church, and
its missionary societies in which she had been most active. The funeral took
place from the Vogk home Thursday afternoon. Interment in Woodlawn.
was born March
15, 1844. Addison was
the son of Henry Hampton Kingsbury
March 20, 1917 Canandaigua, New York, at 73 years of age.
Died at the Health Home in Canandaigua, New York. He conducted a large
and successful business enterprise at Jersey City where he continued to live
until stricken by paralysis about 1916.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Wed.
March 21, 1917 PAGE
7 COL 5
death of Addison Kingsbury aged 73 years occurred at the health home in
this city on Tuesday morning.
is survived by his wife and by one sister, Mrs. Elihu E. Briggs of E.
Bloomfield. Mr. K. was
a brother of the late Sherman Kingsbury of Canandaigua, and spent his
youth and young manhood here. Later he conducted a large and successful business
enterprise at Jersey City where he continued to make his home until stricken by
paralysis over a year ago.
funeral will be held from the home of Mrs. Theodore Perkins, Main Street
North, on Thursday. Interment at Woodlawn.
Mrs. Elihu Briggs attended the funeral of her brother, Addison Kingsbury, last week, held from the home of Mrs. Perkins, Canandaigua.
HERALD Friday March 23, 1917
Addison Kingsbury once well known here, but for several years a resident of Jersey City, died in the Canandaigua Health Home, Tuesday morning, after a long illness. He is survived by his wife and one sister, Mrs. E. Briggs of Bristol. The funeral takes place today at the home of Mrs. Theodore Perkins, North Main Street, Canandaigua. Burial will be made in Woodlawn Cemetery.
was born Lucerne May 20, 1812.
November 15, 1853 Bristol, New York, at 41 years of age.
Conn. March 10, 1813. He
to Alantrey G. Hunn
09, 1854. Henry
March 01, 1895 Canandaigua, New York, at 81 years of age.[i]
His death record at Canandaigua City Clerk office is 1288, died of throat
cancer. States his birthplace as Bristol. Don't know if this is Bristol Conn. [i].
Record number 1288 at the Canandaigua City Clerk office shows his father to be
Henry Hampton Kingsbury and Rachel Crosby.
ONTARIO REPOSITORY MESSENGER, Tuesday March 5, 1895
Kingsbury, in Canandaigua, March 1, 1895 - Hampton Kingsbury aged
81 years 11 months 17 days. Burial
in Baptist Hill.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL March
Last Friday night Hampton Kingsbury died at his home on Buffalo Street at the age of 82. He had been a resident of Canandaigua about 20 years, moving here from Bristol where he engaged in farming. He leaves 2 sons and 2 daughters, Sherman of Canandaigua, Addison of NY City, Mrs. Elihu Briggs, and Mrs. Spafford Buckelew of Bristol.
Totman was born Luzerne, Warren Co. NY August 12, 1803.
died March 23, 1892 Bristol, New
York, at 88 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL April
1, 1892 PAGE 2 COL
CENTER - The funeral of Ward Totman was held on Saturday at the M. E.
Church, Rev. Mr. Kerr officiating. He was nearly 89 years old, having
spent about fifty years in this town. He leaves three daughters and one son to
mourn his loss, Mrs. Reed of Illinois, Mrs. Luther of Luther,
Michigan, Mrs. Bliss and Levi Totman of this town.
SAME PAPER PAGE 3 COL 6
in Bristol March 24, 1892, Ward Totman, aged 89 years. His
body was interred 1892 Bristol Center, New
York, Bristol Center Cemetery.
He married twice. He married Hannah Moore . This was Ward's first marriage Hannah was the daughter of Lucas Moore and Mary . Hannah died May 16, 1887.
was born in Loraine, New York September 31, 1839.
29, 1921 Bristol, New York.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL November 4, 1921
PAGE 5 COL 2
DIED - BLISS At
Vincent October 29, 1921, Mrs. P. P. Bliss aged 82 years. Interment at
SAME PAPER PAGE 8
COL 4 BRISTOL
Saturday morning occurred the death of Mrs. P. P. Bliss at the home of
her daughter, Mrs. Winifred Flanders after a serious illness of six
months. Mrs. Bliss was the daughter of Ward and Irene Totman, of
which family her sister, Mrs. Sophia Luther of California is the only
survivor. She was 82 years old and was married to Phelan P. Bliss when she was
21. Eight children were born to them, six of whom survive.
is also survived by her husband and 25 grandchildren. She was a member of the
Congregational church and until her heart failed was an active worker. The
funeral was held from her old home, now occupied by her daughter and husband, Mr.
and Mrs. Alfred Hennish. C. A. Paile officiated at the services by her
request and he read many passages of scripture eloquently expressing her life.
the many beautiful floral tributes was one from the parish to which she
belonged. The children who survive her are, Mrs. William Andrews, Mrs.
Winifred Flanders, Mrs. Alfred Hennish, of Bristol, Mrs. John Wilder of
Cleveland, Ohio, Lester Bliss of Canandaigua, and Gooding Bliss of
Rushville. The sympathy of the community is with the bereaved family, especially
to the husband who has lost his companion of 61 years.
Evergreen Cemetery, Baptist Hill. Mrs. John Wilder of Cleveland has been
with her people here the past week called here by the illness of her mother, Mrs.
Philenzo Payne Jr. Bliss
York, October 04, 1860.
was born June
16, 1839. Philenzo was the
son of Philenzo Payne Bliss
26, 1923 Bristol, New York, at 83 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL March 2, 1923 FRONT PAGE COL 2
Philenzo P. Bliss of Bristol, died as the sequence of a fall
on the ice on February 9, which broke his hip and caused a severe shock. Had he
lived until June 16 of this year he would have reached the 84th year.
was born in Kankake County, Ill. June 16, 1839, the son of Philenzo P. Bliss
whose ancestors came to America from the Eastern part of England. The mother of Mr.
Bliss was Caroline Andrews. James Gooding was the third male white
child born in Bristol. Mr. Bliss was a farmer and lived for a
considerable period in Ill. and Missouri.
He married Catherine L. Totman, born in Jefferson Co., a daughter of Ward Totman. She died October 29, 1921. He leaves Mrs. William Andrews, Mrs. Winifred Flanders, Mrs. Alfred Hennish, L. P. Bliss, Gooding H. Bliss, and Mrs. John Wilder of Cleveland, Ohio. One son, Harry W. and one daughter, Edith S. Bliss died a few years ago. He also leaves 25 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren. He was a member of the Congregational church in Bristol, of which he was a deacon for many years and was also much interested in the welfare of the community in which he lived so long.
W.8 Totman was born
Bristol, NY April 07, 1842. Levi
died February 17, 1920 Bristol,
New York, at 77 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday February 20, 1920
PAGE 5 COL
Totman at Bristol Center, February 17, 1920, Levi Totman, aged
- The funeral services of Levi W. Totman, who died on Tuesday will
be held from his late home at Bristol Center, this morning at 11:30, Rev. W.
E. Searles of Canandaigua officiating. He had been in poor health for some
time and died of general debility after an attack of the grip. He was a son of Ward
and Irene Joyner Totman, was born in Bristol April 7, 1842.
was educated at East Bloomfield Academy. In 1862 he enlisted in Co. K. first NY
Mounted Rifles, and served until June 1865. He belonged to the G. A. R. and was
an active and enthusiastic member.
married three times, his first wife being Zilphia M. Moore of East
Watertown, Jefferson County, by whom he had the following children, Inez M.
deceased, Morris H. deceased, Mrs. Benjamin Case of Bristol
Center, Florence L. of NY City, Mrs. Grace Corser of West Lake Road,
Canandaigua, and Joel W. Totman of Canandaigua. She died in February
he married Julia Woodworth of East Watertown, Jefferson Co., by whom he
had two children, Ruth and Oscar, who died in infancy. She died in
November 1904. In 1906 he married Mary
Love of Rochester, who survives him. He
is also survived by two sisters, of Bristol, and Mrs. Sophia Luther of
California, also 6 grandchildren. He was a farmer and lived on the Ward
Totman farm North of Bristol Center until the last two years when he moved
into the Methodist Parsonage at Bristol Center.
Watertown, New York, March 20, 1868.
was born Watertown, New York June 05, 1843.
Zylphia was the daughter of Joel Moore
and Marinda Halloway
died February 06, 1883 Bristol,
New York, at 39 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday February 16, 1883
In Bristol, February 6, 1883, Zylpha M., wife of Levi W. Totman,
aged 39 years and 4 months.
married 2nd Mary
Bristol Center, New York, January 23, 1907.
January 30, 1907
MARRIED TOTMAN - LOVE In Bristol Center, January 23, 1907, Levi W. Totman of Bristol Center, and Miss Mary Louise Love, of Rochester.
was born in Bristol New York February 01, 1869.
January 17, 1875 Bristol, New York, at 5 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL January 22, 1875
PAGE 2 COL 5
- In Bristol, January 17, 1875 of Scarlet Fever, Inez Maud,
aged 6 years and Morris Henry, aged 4 years, children of Levi Totman.
Grace Amenia Totman was born Bristol, New York December 10, 1879. Grace died January 02, 1957 Canandaigua, New York, at 77 years of age.
CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER
Mrs. Grace Totman Corser, 77, died at Thompson Hospital Wednesday, January 2, 1957, where she had been admitted earlier in the day. She had been ill for a long time. Born in Bristol, December 9, 1879, the daughter of Levi and Zilphia Moore Totman, she was the granddaughter of Ward and Irene Totman, pioneers of the area.
Survivors include Mrs. William Metherell, Canandaigua
Road, brother Joel W. Totman, Mercedes, Texas.
Burial in Evergreen Cemetery.
CENTER - Funeral services were
held Saturday afternoon at the Methodist Church in the Valley for Mrs. Grace
Totman Corser, 77, who died last Wednesday after a long period of failing
health. The bearers included Kenneth
Morse, Charles Gelder, Francis Hatch, Floyd Hatch, Dean Long and Hollis
McPherson. Mrs. Corser belonged
to one of Bristol's oldest families and she was deeply interested in the
background of the area and of her own family.
was born in Bristol, December 9, 1879, a daughter of Levi and Zilpha Moore
Totman. She was the
granddaughter of Ward and Irene Totman, pioneers of the area.
She was a member of the Bristol Valley Methodist church, Bristol Valley
Grange 1080, and an honorary member of the Bristol Historical Society.
Survivors are three children, Levi S. Corser of Bristol Valley, Mrs. Gaylord Herendeen of Bristol Valley, and New York, and Mrs. William Metherell of Canandaigua RD, eight grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, one brother, Joel W. Totman, of Mercedes, Texas, a sister, Mrs. Louis Mayer, New York City. Her body was interred 1957 Bristol, New York, Evergreen Cemetery.
Levi & Julia Totman had these children:
Ruth E. Totman
was born Bristol, New York October 13, 1884.
October 15, 1884 Bristol, New York, at less than one year of age.
October 23, 1884 PAGE
3 COL 6
DIED - TOTMAN In Bristol, October 15, 1884, Ruth E., infant daughter of L.
W. and Julia A. Totman, aged 2 days.
Ward9 Totman was
born Bristol, New York February 06, 1883. Joel
died 1959 at 76 years of age.
body was interred 1959 Canandaigua, New
York, Woodlawn Cemetery
Bristol, New York, June 17, 1903.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL June
Totman - Sayre
the home of Dr. and Mrs. Ellis B. Sayre, at Allens Hill, on Wednesday at
noon, took place the marriage of their daughter, Miss Grace Peabody Sayre,
and Joel Ward Totman, of Vincent, in the presence of 75 relatives and
friends. The ceremony was performed
by Rev. Arthur Weller, of Honeoye Falls.
bride and groom were attended by Miss Marie Schwartz, of Sardinia, and Willis
Baldwin, of Canandaigua. The bride was becomingly gowned in white silk and
carried white roses. The bridesmaid wore white and carried carnations. The
wedding march was played by Miss Minnie McCutcheon. The house was
profusely decorated with ferns and daisies. After the ceremony the bride and
groom received the congratulations of their friends followed by the wedding
were many beautiful gifts of cut glass and silver. Among the out of town guests
were Mr. and Mrs. Thayer, of Penn Yan, Mr. and Mrs. Henry of
Rushville, C. W. James of Corfu, Dr. and Mrs. Herman Abel and Mrs. C.
E. Green and son, of Honeoye, Mr. and Mrs. Levi Totman, Mr. and
Mrs. Case of Vincent, Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Trafton, Mr. and Mrs. G. N. Ogden
and daughter, of Canandaigua, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bliss and Mr. and Mrs.
Lester Bliss, of Bristol. Mr. and Mrs. Totman left at 3 o'clock for a
wedding trip. They will be at home at Vincent after July 1.
was born 1883.
Grace was the daughter of Dr. Ellis B. Sayre
and Anna Caroline Bancroft
died March 17, 1924 in Sanford, Florida, at
40 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Wed.
March 19, 1924
Grace Sayre Totman, 40 years old,
wife of Joel Ward Totman, died suddenly Monday afternoon at Sanford,
Florida, after an operation performed several days ago.
Totman is survived by her husband, one daughter, Miss Marie Totman,
her mother, Mrs. E. B. Sayre, all of Canandaigua. The entire family went
to Florida last fall to spend the winter. The body will be brought north at
once. Funeral services will be held here the latter part of this week.
was born Richmond, New York 1904.
1970 at 66 years of age. Her
interred 1970 Canandaigua, New York, Woodlawn Cemetery.
Sanford, Florida, April 21, 1925.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Wed.
May 6, 1925
MARRIAGE TOTMAN - DAVEY At Sanford, Florida, April 21, 1925, Miss Marie Fairbanks Totman, formerly of Canandaigua, and Donald Campbell Davey of Sanford.
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