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VAN DENBERGH 3
August 20, 1880 Canandaigua, New York.
County Journal, Friday, August 27, 1880 death notice stated, VANDENBURGH, In this town, August 20, 1880, infant daughter
of J. S. and J. Vandenbergh.
Lina May VanDenbergh
was born 1879. Lina
October 08, 1887 Canandaigua, New York, at 8 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL
In Canandaigua, Oct. 8, 1887, Lena May, daughter of J. S. and
Jennie S. Vandenberg, aged 8 years, 2 mos, 8 days.
Another account in the newspaper stated the following
VANDENBERG - In Canandaigua, October 8, 1887, Lina May, daughter of J. S. and Jennie S. Vandenberg, aged 8 years, 10 months, and 29 days.
was born March 1889. She
married twice. She
Thomas A. Scantlin
Canandaigua, New York, November 14, 1906.[vi]
Canandaigua City Clerk office record number 1708 shows her age as 18 years, his
age as 24 years.
SCANTLIN - VANDENBERGH At
Canandaigua, November 14, 1906, Thomas Scantlin and Miss Helen L. VanDenbergh,
both of Canandaigua.
was born April
04, 1882. Thomas was
the son of William Scantlin
and Mary Deere
1970 Florida, at 87 years of age
2nd Charles C. W. Riddell
New York, December 31, 1917.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL January 4, 1918
MARRIED RIDDELL - VANDENBERGH
At Canandaigua December 31, 1917, Charles C. W. Riddell of
Rochester, and Miss Helen Louise VanDenbergh of Canandaigua.
RIDDELL - VANDENBERGH
The marriage of Charles C.W. Riddell of Rochester, and Helen Louise VanDenbergh, West Gibson Street, took place on Monday afternoon. Rev. C. Clarence Baker performed the ceremony.
was born in Warren, Herkimer Co. New York 1835.
Possibly born in Warren, Herkimer County, New York Abram
died October 18, 1914 Rochester,
New York, at 79 years of age.
Many attend services for man long in service of county.
The funeral of Abram F. Vandenbergh, for many years gatekeeper at the Monroe County Penitentiary, took place yesterday afternoon from the home, No. 96 Kenilworth Terrace, Rev William R. Taylor, D. D. pastor of the Brick Presbyterian Church, conducted the service. There was no music. Many were present, including officials of the penitentiary.
the last two years Mr. Vandenbergh was blind, which necessitated him
dropping out of active life. The number at the funeral indicated how well he was
remembered. Another expression of regard was in the floral tributes. Masonic
ceremonies were conducted at the grave in Mount Hope by Genessee Falls Lodge, F.
and A. M. members being bearers.
Funeral of former Railroad and State Industrial School and Penitentiary
funeral of Abram F. VanDenbergh was held this afternoon at 2 30 o'clock
from his late residence, 96 Kenilworth Terrace, Rev. William R. Taylor,
D. D. pastor of Brick Presbyterian Church, officiated. Interment was made in Mt
Hope cemetery, where Genessee Falls Lodge F. and A. M. was in charge of the
service. Members of the Lodge acted as bearers.
VanDenbergh was born in Warren, Herkimer County, seventy nine years ago. The
family removed to Miller's Corners and later to a farm in East Bloomfield. There
the young man remained till he was 27 years old.
had previously married Miss Mary J. VanDemark, who with a son Arthur
W. VanDenbergh survives him. In 1861 Mr. and Mrs. VanDenbergh came to
Rochester, and from that time on made their home always on the East side.
twenty three years Mr. VanDenbergh was a conductor on the New York
Central railroad. From the railroad Mr. VanDenbergh went to the old
Styate Industrial School, then on the site of Exposition Park, as caretaker.
After nine years in that position he returned to his former position of
conductor, this time on the Buffalo Rochester and Pittsburgh railroad. Four
years later he went to the penitentiary, where his first work was to superintend
several hundred prisoners, who were put on knitting machines before their
release. Later he preferred different work, and was stationed at the gate.
Mr. VanDenbergh was a member of the old drill corps of Monroe
Commandery, Knights Templar, organized by George F. Loder. His
body was interred 1914 Rochester, New York,
Mount Hope Cemetery.
was born Niscayuna, Albany, NY
December 20, 1835. Mary
died June 12, 1918 Rochester, New York, at
82 years of age.
ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT and CHRONICLE June
DAILY RECORD OF DEATHS
Vandenberg died at the family home, No. 96 Kennilworth Terrace on Wednesday,
aged 82 years. She was the widow of Abram F. Vandenberg. She leaves one
son, Arthur W. Vandenberg.
DIED - VANDENBERGH
At her home, 96 Kennilworth Terrace, June 12, 1918, Mary J., widow of Abram
F. Vandenbergh, aged 82 years. She is survived by one son, Arthur W.
Vandenbergh. Funeral from the residence, Friday at 2 PM.
was born 1870. Arthur
August 28, 1921 in Brighton, New York, at 51 years of age.
At Rundel Library, Rochester, fiche number 651D of Vital Records.
ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT and CHRONICLE August
30, 1921 PAGE 16.
DIED - VANDENBERGH In this city, Sunday evening, August 28, 1921, Arthur VanDenbergh, aged 51 years. Funeral services from Hedges Bros. No. 182 East Avenue, Wednesday afternoon, August 31, 1921. Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery. His body was interred 1921 Rochester, New York, Mount Hope Cemetery.
was born 1842. Philip
died March 05, 1879 Albany, New York,
at 36 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Edition, March 12, 1879, Page 3, Col 2
S. VanDenbergh of this village died at Albany on Wednesday last. He has been
suffering some time from kidney complaint and hoping to receive some beneficial
treatment on Monday of last week when he started for Albany. Arrived there, the
physician who attended him saw that his condition was critical in the extreme,
and though everything possible was done for him he died on Wednesday PM.
remains were brought back to this village for interment. Funeral services were
held from his residence on Saturday. The deceased was a son of the late Cornelius
VanDenbergh, and for several years past had been largely engaged
manufacturing grape boxes.
was born 1845.
Charlotte was the daughter of Robinson Darius North
and Ora Chatfield
died May 01, 1929 Canandaigua,
New York, at 83 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Fri. May 3, 1929
- Funeral services of Mrs. Charlotte
North Vandenberg, formerly of Canandaigua, whose death occurred
Wednesday, will be held at the home of her sister, Mrs. Lydia M. Willys,
Main Street North, this afternoon.
Vandenberg was a resident of Detroit Michigan, but had been spending the
winter at Florence Villa, Florida. She leaves besides her sister, Mrs. Willys,
two daughters, Miss Ora Vandenbergh and Mrs. William Rannie Smith, of
Detroit. Rev. Hardy Lumb will officiate at the services, and interment
will be in West Avenue.
The Ontario County Journal on May 3, 1929 stated she was to be interred
at West Avenue, however her grave is at Woodlawn.
a newspaper accounting, the following tidbit, August 26, 1874, Page 3 Col 6,
from the Lima Recorder, states that Mr. VanDenbergh of East
Bloomfield, met with quite a narrow escape from severe injury last Tuesday
afternoon, although a general smash up took place.
He had been to his old place in the west end of the village and had
started for home with his democrat wagon loaded with corn, a cutting box, and
when he was just east of John Barnard's residence his horses became
frightened at a boy playing by the roadside, and began to run and kick.
was only by a desperate effort that Mr. V. kept him from plunging over
that high precipice into Mr. Barnard's gull, and they brought up in a heap
against a tree, wrecking things generally. One horse received a few scratches,
which was all the damage except to harness and wagon.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL August
7, 1874 PAGE 3 COL
Vandenberg and Wykoff, proprietors of the Alden fruit evaporating process in
this place, have already commenced operations for the season. We called at their
establishment two or three days ago, when they were putting a batch of potatoes
through the drying process.
have just put up one of Davis' three horse power engines which will very much
facillitate operations, by driving their machine for stripping corn from the
cob, and doing much other work at a saving of manual labor. They have made
various improvements in their machinery and process which their work will be
performed more expeditiously and satisfactorily.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES March 4, 1874 PAGE
3 COL 4
For Sale My house and lot, number 11 Railroad Ave, terms easy, P. S. VanDenbergh.
was born 1872. Ora
January 23, 1937 Detroit, Michigan, at 64 years of age.[i]
Found the obituary in Ontario County Times.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL January 29, 1937 PAGE 4
DEATH - VANDENBERGH At Detroit, January 22, 1937, Miss Ora H.
VanDenbergh, formerly of Canandaigua.
was born Canandaigua, New York 1876.[ii]
interred Canandaigua, New York, Woodlawn Cemetery. [ii].
Her grave marker shows a birth year as 1873.
Canandaigua, New York, April 18, 1895.[iii]
Canandaigua City Clerk office record number 796.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Wed. April 24, 1895
MARRIED Smith - VanDenbergh at Canandaigua, April 18, 1895, by Rev. J. J. Lawrence, William R. Smith and Miss Mabel H. VanDenbergh both of Canandaigua.
September 1876. Etta
August 14, 1881 Canandaigua, New York, at 4 years of age.
Journal dated Friday, August 19, 1881 stated in the death notice,
this village, on Sunday morning, August 14, 1881, Etta Belle, daughter of
Mrs. Phillip S. Vandenbergh, aged 4 years and 11 months.
Jenner9 VanDenbergh was born Bristol, New York November 11,
died October 22, 1936 Winter Park,
Florida, at 79 years of age. Services
were held in Orlando, Florida on the 25th and the cremated remains were brought
back for burial in Victor.
VICTOR HERALD Friday October
30, 1936 PAGE 4
- VANDENBERGH - H.
J. VanDenbergh for many years a resident of Victor passed away at his home
in Winter Park, Florida, Thursday October 22nd 1936.
in Victor November 11, 1856. He had two sisters, Mrs. Nettie Prosser of
Victor, Mrs. Lottie Ketcham of East Rochester, and Charles F.
VanDenbergh of Clare, Michigan. Nine children, Phebe VanZile,
Florida, Mrs. Hattie Maltman, Grace Donovan, Ruth Estes, Ruby Kesel, Alta
Cuykendall, all of Victor, Mae Wolven of Cato, Eva Erickson and
Earl F. VanDenbergh of Rochester.
Bristol, New York, January 01, 1877.
was born Bristol, New York
January 20, 1857. Newspaper obit
states her date of birth as July 20, 1857, not January. Rosanna was the
daughter of James Fenton
and Harriet L.
died December 06, 1924 Winter Park,
Florida, at 67 years of age.
states that she married Henry Jenner VanDenbergh and that he was of
Canandaigua Lake. It was a year later when they came to Victor. I need to look
in the County Times on January 17, 1877 for the marriage notice.
HERALD December 12, 1924 PAGE 4
the death of Mrs. Henry Jenner VanDenbergh at Winter Park, Florida, on
Saturday morning, December 6th, came as a shock to Victor friends.
Mr.and Mrs. VanDenbergh left here about six weeks ago, in good
health, for their winter home at Winter Park.
from them reported an enjoyable trip, and everything in readiness for a pleasant
winter, but on Thanksgiving Day, Mrs. VanDenbergh was stricken with what
proved to be a fatal illness. Rosanna
A. Fenton was born in Canandaigua on July 20, 1857.
She was married
on January 01, 1877, to Henry Jenner VanDenbergh, of Canandaigua Lake.
About a year later they came to Victor, and had resided here 47 years.
Besides her husband, Mrs. VanDenbergh is survived by nine children, Mrs.
Delbert VanZile of Oxford, New York, Mrs. H. J. Wolven of Ira, New
York, Mrs. William F. Donovan, Mrs. Eugene Erickson, and Earl F. VanDenbergh,
of Rochester, Mrs. William Maltman, Mrs. I. B. Estes, Mrs. Archie Cuykendall
and Mrs. L. J. Kesel, of Victor, by 16 grandchildren, and two great
grandchildren. Burial in Boughton
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES June
VICTOR - Jenner VanDenbergh has been very sick
from pneumonia during the past week.
VICTOR HERALD October 18,
5 COL 2
MAN ABOUT TOWN
J. VanDenbergh, long a Victor contractor and builder, and now a resident of
Winter Park, Florida, has a new occupation, that of skinning rattlesnakes and
curing rattlesnake skins. A snapshot brought into the Herald office by Mr.
VanDenbergh's daughter, Mrs. Grace Donovan of East Victor, shows him
standing beside a suspended skin which lacks only one inch of being 7 foot long
and 11 inches wide. Mr. VanDenbergh writes that 2000 snakes were killed
in Florida during cleanup preparatory to fall planting. He also states that his
fall garden was ruined by storms that covered it with 8 inches of water.
September 21, 1945 Front
FOURTH PACKARD CAR RETURNS TO DETROIT
The fourth automobile ever made by the Packard Company of Detroit went out of Victor, a few days ago en route to its native city via New York Central railroad. The 1902 five passenger touring car, much higher than today's cars and with divided front seat, was the property of the late H. Jenner VanDenbergh, and was sold to a Detroit antique dealer by his son, Earl VanDenbergh, of Rochester. For many years it had been standing in the barn on the property on Church Street. It was started off on its journey by Fred C. Sale of the Sale Garage. A picture of the old car has appeared in Rochester dailies on several occasions, when the old car contests or exhibitions were being staged. It seems probable that the dealer purchased it for the Packard Company.
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