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  VAN DENBERGH 4 

Phebe10 VanDenbergh   was born Canandaigua, New York January 04, 1878.  Phebe died 1970 at 92 years of age.  Her body was interred 1970 Victor, New York, Boughton Hill Cemetery.

                      She married Delbert L. Vanzile Victor, New York, May 15, 1905.[iv]  [iv]. A copy of the Record of Marriage from the Town of Victor can be found on PG 1E in the book, A Tree Trunk.

                                                      ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Fri May 26, 1905                       

   VANZILEVANDENBERG    At Victor, May 15, 1905, Delbert L. VanZile and Miss Phebe Vandenberg, both of Rochester.

 

Hattie VanDenbergh   was born Victor, New York November 04, 1879.  Hattie died February 12, 1955 Victor, New York, at 75 years of age.

                                                 ROCHESTER  DEMOCRAT  and CHRONICLE

MALTMAN Hattie V. , Victor, NY, February 12, 1955.  She leaves one daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Huling, one son, Donald of Victor, six sisters, Mrs. Phoebe VanZyle, Florida, Mrs. I. B. Estes, Mrs. Archie Cuykendall, Victor, Mrs. Eugene Erickson, Rochester, Mrs. Louis Kesel, Victor, Mrs. Earl VanDenbergh, Rochester, one aunt, Mrs. Nellie Prosser, Victor, seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

She was a member of the OES, Gardner Class and WCTU. Interment at Boughton Hill Cemetery. Her body was interred 1955 Victor, New York, Boughton Hill Cemetery.

    She married James William Maltman Victor, NY, March 19, 1902. 

 This was a double marriage ceremony in the home of her father, Henry Jenner VanDenbergh. Her sister Grace was married at the same time by, the Rev. Loren Stiles of the M. E. Church. A wedding supper was served following the ceremony for a few intimate friends.                       

                       VICTOR  HERALD  Friday March 21, 1902  PAGE  3  COL  6

MARRIAGES   MALTMAN - VANDENBERGH   At Victor, March 19, 1902, James W. Maltman and Miss Hattie VanDenbergh, both of Victor.

VICTOR Double Wedding of Sisters

The home of H. Jenner VanDenbergh was the scene of a pleasant event on Wednesday afternoon, it being the occasion of the marriages of their daughters, Misses Grace VanDenbergh to William F. Donovan, and Miss Harriett VanDenbergh to James W. Maltman, all of this town.

The ceremonies were performed at 5 30 o'clock by Rev. Loren Stiles, of the Methodist Church. The wedding was a small one, only the immediate relatives and a few intimate friends being present. After congratulations and the wedding supper the couples left for brief wedding journeys.

                                    James was born Victor, New York 1867.  James was the son of William Maltman and Eleanor C. Benson .  James died September 2, 1937 East Victor, New York, at 70 years of age.   

   VICTOR  HERALD  Fri. September 10, 1937   PAGE  

                OBITUARY     MALTMAN

James William Maltman, a lifetime resident of Victor township passed away at his home in East Victor, Thursday, September 2, 1937, in his 69th year. He had been ill for some time. Mr. Maltman was born in Victor and was a carpenter by trade. Quite a number of homes in Victor were built by him and his fatherinlaw H. J. VanDenbergh.

Surviving relatives are widow Hattie VanDenbergh Maltman, daughter Dorothy Smith, son Donald of Victor. Milnor Lodge No. 137 F and A M. 

Grace VanDenbergh was born January 12, 1882.  Grace died August 01, 1944 Victor, New York, at 62 years of age. 

     ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL Fri August 4, 1944

DEATH  RECORD -  DONOVAN -  At Victor, August 1, 1944, Mrs. William Donovan. Obituary found in Ontario County Times Journal August 04, 1944.

                     VICTOR HERALD   Friday  August 4, 1944

                           OBITUARY     -       DONOVAN

The death of Mrs. William Donovan of Victor on August 1, 1944, brought the first break in the family circle of eight daughters and one son of the late Henry Jenner and Rose Fenton VanDenberg. 

Mrs. Donovan was visiting her daughter Mrs. Floyd Crary, in Rochester, when a second shock followed a previous light attack from which she had practically recovered. Within the week she was for the third time stricken, and was unable to rally. dist Church of Victor, and of Gahayanduk Chapter OES, and was held in high regard by many friends.    

Besides her husband, Mrs. Donovan leaves three daughters, Mrs. Floyd Crary, and Mrs. Jack Rowe, both of Rochester, Mrs. Lewis Simonds, Victor, one son Francis J. Donovan of Spencerport, seven sisters, Mrs. Phoebe VanZile, Florida, Mrs. Hattie Maltman, Victor, Mrs. George Blass, Red Creek, Mrs. I. B. Estes and Mrs. Arch Cuykendall, both of Victor, one brother, Earl F. VanDenberg, Rochester, Mrs. Lewis Kesel, Victor, Mrs. Eugene Erickson, Rochester, also seven grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted from the Sale and Cotton funeral home, Thursday afternoon, the Rev. Shirley L. Travis officiating. Burial made in Boughton Hill Cemetery. Her body was interred 1944 Victor, New York, Boughton Hill Cemetery.

                    She married William F. Donovan Victor, NY, March 19, 1902.   

                         VICTOR  HERALD  Fri. March 21, 1902  PAGE  3  COL  6

DONOVAN - VANDENBERGH   At Victor, March 19, 1902, William F. Donovan of Paddleford, and Miss Grace VanDenbergh of Victor.    This was a double wedding with her sister .                       

                                        SAME  PAPER    VICTOR    Double Wedding of Sisters 

The home of H. Jenner VanDenbergh was the scene of a pleasant event on Wednesday afternoon, it being the occasion of the marriages of their daughters, Misses Grace VanDenbergh to William F. Donovan, and Miss Harriett VanDenbergh to James W. Maltman, all of this town.

The ceremonies were performed at 5 30 o'clock by Rev. Loren Stiles, of the Methodist Church. The wedding was a small one, only the immediate relatives and a few intimate friends being present. After congratulations and the wedding supper the couples left for brief wedding journeys.

 

Mae VanDenbergh was born February 20, 1884.  Mae died March 09, 1947 in Westbury, Cayuga County, New York, at 63 years of age.

                  THE  VICTOR  HERALD  March 14, 1947

                          OBITUARY  -    BLASS

Mrs. Mae Wolven Blass, a daughter of the late H. J. VanDenbergh of Victor, died at her home in Westbury, Cayuga County, Sunday, March 9, 1947, after a brief illness of heart trouble. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, and had been matron of the Cato Chapter.

 The surviving relatives are her husband, George Blass, a daughter, Mrs. Doris Wolven Harding, of Warren, Pa., four sons, Laverne,  Loyal, LeRoy, and Benjamin Wolven, five grandchildren, six sisters and a brother, Mrs. Phoebe VanZile, of Florida, Mrs. Hattie Maltman of East Victor, Mrs. I. B. Estes, Mrs. A. Cuykendall, and Mrs. Lewis Kesel, of Victor, Mrs. Eugene Erickson and Earl VanDenbergh of Rochester, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were conducted in her home, the Rev. Richard Wentz, pastor of the Red Creek Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in Wolcott. Her body was interred 1947 Wolcott, New York, Glenside Cemetery.  

                    She married Herbert J. Wolven Wolcott, NY, December 02, 1906.  Herbert was born December 28, 1872.  Herbert was the son of Robert Jenner Wolven and Cynthia E Grandy .  Herbert died February 01, 1937 Cato, New York, at 64 years of age. 

                                ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL PAGE  2  COL  6

MARRIED    WOLVEN - VANDENBERGH      At Wolcott  December 2, 1906, H. J. Wolven of Wolcott and Miss May VanDenbergh of Victor.                                

                                             VICTOR  HERALD  February 5, 1937   PAGE  5  COL  2

WOLVEN -   H. J. Wolven, whose wife was formerly Miss Mae VanDenbergh of Victor, passed away at his home in Cato, Monday February 1, 1937. He had been ill only since last Thursday, suffering from pneumonia. Besides his widow, he is survived by five children and a grandson. Funeral services were held at the home in Cato Thursday afternoon.

                  

Ralph Burton VanDenbergh   was born Victor, New York September 23, 1886.  Ralph died June 05, 1899 Victor, New York, at 12 years of age.

                             ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  June 9, 1899

 DIED   VANDENBERGH     At Victor, June 5, 1899, Ralph VanDenbergh, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jenner VanDenbergh, aged 12 years.

                                        SAME    PAGE

Ralph VanDenbergh died at the home of his father, on Monday evening, aged 13 years. The cause of his death was congestion of the lungs. The funeral was held from the house on Wednesday afternoon, Rev. Mr. Cole officiating. His body was interred 1899 Victor, New York, Boughton Hill Cemetery. 

Ruth Elizabeth VanDenbergh   was born Victor, New York November 21, 1893.  1900 Victor Census shows her birth year as 1892. Ruth died 1966 at 72 years of age.  Her body was interred Farmington, New York, Friends Cemetery.

                 She married Isaac Benjamin Estes Victor, New York, February 07, 1912.[i] [i]. Ontario County Archives Hopewell, NY record number 1886 on microfilm.; and Certificate and Record of Marriage number 52, and the Affidavit for License to Marry are on PG 1Y and PG 1Z, in the book, A Tree Trunk.

                             ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL February 9, 1912

MARRIED     ESTES- VANDENBERGH    At Victor, February 7, 1912, I. B. Estes and Miss Ruth Elizabeth VanDenbergh, both of Victor. Witnesses were Alta VanDenbergh and Stuart Estes.                       

                       VICTOR  HERALD  FRONT  PAGE February 9, 1912                       

                               MARRIED      ESTES -  VANDENBERGH

A pretty wedding took place on Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. Jenner VanDenbergh, on Church Street, when their daughter, Miss Ruth Elizabeth VanDenbergh became the bride of I. B. Estes.  The ceremony was performed at 5 30 o'clock by Rev. Lorren Stiles of the Methodist Church in the presence of only the near relatives of the young couple, and a dew friends.  The bride and groom received their guests.

The bride was attended by her sister Miss Alta VanDenbergh, and the brother of the groom, Stuart Estes of Niagara Falls, acted as groomsman. The bridal party stood in front of a wedding bower of white and green during the ceremony, and the bride was becomingly gowned in white messaline, trimmed with white silk fringe. 

After the ceremony a luncheon was served, the guests numbering over 30.  Twelve were seated at the bride's table, which was specially attractive with the white carnations and ferns for decorations.  The out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Antice and son, James Ransom, and Stuart Estes, all of Niagara Falls, Miss Leonora Estes of Syracuse, Mrs. Phebe A Gelder of Naples, Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Wolven of Wolcott, the Misses Helen and Isaphine Tracey of Canandaigua.

The bride received some handsome gifts including silver and cut glass from the family of R. B. True, of Syracuse, pieces of furniture and many articles for use in the home. Both bride and groom are popular young people of the town who have many friends who offer best wishes. After a short trip they will reside on Estes farm East of village. 

Alta Lucille VanDenbergh was born Victor, New York May 13, 1895.  Alta died August 26, 1963 Canandaigua, New York, at 68 years of age. 

             CANANDAIGUA  DAILY  MESSENGER August 27, 1963

                         Mrs. Archie Cuykendall        VICTOR

Mrs. Alta V. Cuykendall, 68, of 104 School Street, Victor, died Monday in Thompson Hospital, Canandaigua.  Mrs. Cuykendall was born May 13, 1895, the daughter of the late Rosanna Fenton and Henry J. VanDenbergh.

She was the widow of Archie Cuykendall. She is survived by three sisters, Mrs. I. B. Ruth Estes, and Mrs. Lewis Ruby Kesel of Victor, and Mrs. Eugene Eva Erickson of Palmetto, Florida.  Friends may call at Cotton Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Boughton Hill Cemetery.

    ROCHESTER  DEMOCRAT  and CHRONICLE

CUYKENDALL Alta Cuykendall, 104  School Street, Victor, NY, August 26, 1963.  She leaves three sisters, Mrs. I. B. Ruth Estes, Mrs. Eugene Eva Erickson, Palmetto, Florida, Mrs. Lewis Ruby Kesel, Victor, several nieces and nephews. Cotton Funeral Home, Victor. Interment at Boughton Hill Cemetery. Her body was interred 1963 Victor, New York, Boughton Hill Cemetery.  

Eva VanDenbergh was born Victor, New York June 24, 1899.  She married Eugene Mauritz Erickson in Holly, Orleans Co., New York, September 17, 1917.[ii] [ii]. Copy of the Marriage record number 149 is on PG 2E in the book, A Tree Trunk.

     VICTOR  HERALD  September 20, 1917  PAGE  4

                ERICKSONVANDENBERGH

A pretty wedding of Victor people was solemnized at 10 o'clock on Monday morning September 17th at Holly, by the Rev. Loren Stiles, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church there, and formerly of Victor.

 The bride was Miss Eva Mae VanDenbergh, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. VanDenbergh of this village, and the groom, Eugene Mauritz Erickson, also of Victor.  An unusual feature of this wedding is that this is the sixth one of the VanDenbergh sisters whose wedding vows have been heard by Mr. Stiles. The ceremony was performed in the Methodist Manse, the minister using the impressive ring ceremony.

The bride wore a gown of midnight blue poplin with large black velvet hat, and she wore a corsage bouquet of American beauty roses.  Edward Henderson, a cousin of the bride, acted as best man.  The bride's gift to her bridesmaid was a beautiful engraved bracelet and the bridegroom gave to his best man a leather belt and gold buckle.

After the ceremony a wedding dinner was served to the bridal party at the home of Mrs. Erickson, the groom's mother who resides at Holly. Mr. and Mrs. Erickson left during the evening on a short wedding trip and on their return will reside in this village.  A prenuptial event was a variety shower given by Mrs. Archie Cuykendall, a sister of the bride. 

Ruby Virginia VanDenbergh was born Bristol, New York September 13, 1902.  Ruby died September 07, 1990 at 87 years of age.  Information on SSDI. She married Lewis John Kesel Holly, New York, July 24, 1920.   

                                                ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  July 30, 1920  PAGE  5  COL  3

MARRIED    KESEL - VANDENBURGH   At Holly, July 24, 1920, Louis Kesel and Miss Ruby L. Vandenburgh, both of Victor.

                     At 20 years of age Ruby became the mother of Robert Lavern Kesel Victor, New York, July 30, 1923. 

                                                            VICTOR  HERALD  NEWSPAPER    July  2  1915

Miss Ruby VanDenbergh, who had been spending a week in Rochester, the guest of her sister, Mrs. Grace Donovan, and brother, Earl VanDenbergh, returned on Monday.  She was accompanied home by her little niece who will spend a few days at the home of her grandparents, Mr. And Mrs. H. J. VanDenbergh.                   

                                             VICTOR  HERALD  MARCH  2, 1945

Robert Kesel Sends Souveneir To Mother  -  Mrs. Lewis Kesel of School Street has received from her son, T5 Robert L. Kesel, a heart shaped pendant carved from black ebony and embelished with the word, Mother, cut from a silver like metal salvaged from a wrecked Japanese plane. Bob who is stationed on New Guinea, made the ornament with his jackknife and sandpaper as his only tools. 

Raymond Chambers9 VanDenbergh was born Farmington, New York March 07, 1875.  Raymond died November 25, 1965 Lockport, New York, at 90 years of age.   

                      DEMOCRAT and CHRONICLE November 27, 1965   Rochester, NY paper.

                             RAYMOND  C. VANDENBERGH

Died suddenly at the Lockport Home, November 25, 1965, Raymond C. VanDenbergh, formerly of Canandaigua. Survivors are sons, Raymond W. and Karl N. of Rochester, and daughter, Mrs R. Milton Hanley of Canandaigua. Funeral services were held today at the IOOF Home, Lockport. His body was interred Lockport, New York.   

          He married Louise Adele Whitcomb Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 24, 1901.  

                          ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES

   MARRIED   VANDENBERGH - WHITCOMB   At Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 24, 1901, Ray C. VanDenbergh, of Grand Rapids, formerly of Victor, and Miss Louise Whitcomb of Grand Rapids.  

                           ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  May 10, 1901

                                     VANDENBERGH - WHITCOMB

 At Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 24, 1901, Ray C. VanDenbergh, of Grand Rapids, formerly of Victor, and Miss Louise Whitcomb of Grand Rapids.

                                  Louise was born Port Byron, New York July 29, 1869.  Louise was the daughter of Charles Buck Whitcomb and Adelia Marie Pickett .  Louise died March 26, 1958 Canandaigua, New York, at 88 years of age.  

           ROCHESTER  DEMOCRAT  and CHRONICLE  

                  MRS. RAYMOND VANDENBERGH

CANANDAIGUA - March 27,  Mrs. Louise A. VanDenbergh, 88, died today, March 27, 1958, in the Cowles Nursing Home after a long illness.  She was a native of Port Byron, but had made her home in Ontario County for a long period of years.  She is survived by her husband, Raymond C. VanDenbergh, a daughter, Mrs. R. Milton Hanley, Canandaigua, two sons, Ray W. and Karl N., both of Rochester, three grandchildren, Miss Meryl A. Hanley, Mrs. William A. Andrews, and Ronald Hanley, all of Canandaigua, two great grandchildren.   

A service in Kennedy Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Elroy D. VanDyke, pastor of the Canandaigua Methodist Church, officiating.  Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.

                                                   VICTOR HERALD  May 15, 1931 PAGE  4  

          Special prices on painting and paper hanging now.  Ray C. VanDenbergh, West Main and High Streets.

                                VICTOR  HERALD Fri.  July 31, 1931  PAGE  1 COL  5  

                                             Victor Painter Dislocates Shoulder  

While at work painting Checkerboard Cider Mill at East Victor Wednesday morning, Raymond C. VanDenbergh was so unfortunate as to dislocate his left shoulder. Mr. VanDenbergh was on the ground placing a long ladder in position near a corner of the building when a strong gust of wind caught the ladder and wrenched it from the grasp of his right hand.  Just at that moment an East Victor woman rounded the corner and Mr. VanDenbergh clung desperately with his left hand in an effort to keep the ladder from falling upon her. When he undertook to resume work he found himself unable to use his left hand.

                     The following is a story retrieved from a newspaper.  

                VICTOR  HERALD  April 27, 1906 PAGE  3  COL  1

Ray VanDenbergh and his young son found themselves in a serious plight last Sunday morning as the result of an encounter with an automobile while they were out driving. Their escape from death or, at least serious injury seems almost miraculous. Mr. VanDenbergh was driving on East Main Street when his horse became frightened by the approach of the automobile, and broke into a run. In the effort to stop the animal he pulled with great force upon the reins.

Almost simultaneously both broke under the strain, and the driver was left helpless to check the mad careen of the horse which relieved of all restraint ran at a furious speed toward West Main St. and home. The efforts of onlookers to stop the animal were entirely unsuccessful, and only resulted in increased danger to the occupants of the carriage because of the swaying of the vehicle as the horse dodged its would be capturers. fearing that the carriage might be overturned with disastrous consequences if the horse turned in at the home driveway, Mr. VanDenbergh took the boy in his arms and jumped to the ground.

Just before they reached the turning point. They had the extremely good fortune to land safely, having received no injury during the perilous ride. The horse came to a halt near the barn. The affair occasioned great excitement, it seeming impossible that the horse could long continue its run without coming in contact with some obstacle and smashing the vehicle. 

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