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  Doris Tracey11 VanDenbergh   was born 1913.  Doris died February 23, 1918 Rochester, New York, at 4 years of age. 

                                              ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL   Fri. March 1, 1918 

DIED  -  Vandenburg   At Rochester, Feb. 23, 1918, Doris Tracey Vandenberg, daughter of Earl and Helen Tracey Vandenburg, aged four years. Interment at Canandaigua.

                                                                            SAME NEWSPAPER 

VANDENBURG -   Doris Tracey Vandenburg, aged four years, daughter of Earl and Helen Tracey Vandenburg, formerly of Canandaigua, passed away at her home in Rochester on Saturday evening.   She leaves her parents. The funeral services were held at the home of Mrs. Vandenburg's parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Tracey, West Gibson Street, on Tuesday afternoon. Rev. C. Clarence Baker officiated. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery.

                                                           THE  VICTOR  HERALD  February 28, 1918   PAGE  5

 VANDENBERGH Little Doris Tracey Vandenbergh passed away at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl VanDenbergh, in Rochester, at 10 on Saturday morning, February 23rd. Little Doris was four years of age.  She was taken ill on Monday of last week, but there seemed no reason for alarm until Tuesday night when a physician diagnosed the case as intestinal and kidney trouble.  

A prayer service was held at the home on Lehigh Avenue, Rochester, and the remains were taken to the home of Mrs. VanDenbergh's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tracey in Canandaigua, where the funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon.   Mr. and Mrs. VanDenbergh have the heartfelt sympathy of many Victor friends in their sad bereavement. Her body was interred 1918 Canandaigua, New York, Woodlawn Cemetery.


Karl Nathan10 VanDenbergh was born Victor, New York March 26, 1909.  Karl died January 01, 1980 in Wisconsin, at 70 years of age. 

                          He married Florence Walker October 26, 1929. Florence died December 14, 1974 Rochester, New York.  

                 The Times Union, Monday, December 16, 1974 death notice stated the following

 Vandenbergh, Florence -  Saturday, December 14, 1974, Mrs. Florence Vandenbergh of 259 Moxom Drive. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Nicholas, Dorothy, Merriam, and one grandson, Ronald Merriam. The family has requested that friends call between the hours of 2-4, 7-9, at the new McIfee Funeral Chapel, 1615 Jefferson Rd at Winton Road South. Funeral services will be held Tuesday. Interment at the convenience of the family. 

 Karl Raymond11 VanDenbergh was born May 24, 1931.  Karl died February 19, 1934 Rochester, New York, at 2 years of age.  Obituary states that he was survived by a sister Dorothy Kulzer, and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Dodd, and Ray VanDenbergh of Rochester. Roll  11  Karl VanDenbergh Jr. 

                             Newspaper date 2-23-1934 Page 5 

Karl VanDenbergh Jr. son of Karl and Florence of Rochester, died Monday February 19, 1934. Besides his parents he is survived by a  sister, Dorothy Kulzer and his grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Paul Dodd  and Mr. and Mrs. Ray VanDenbergh of Rochester. Burial made in Rochester.          


Helen3 VanDenbergh was born Albany, Saratoga County March 07, 1813.  Removed from Saratoga County in 1836 to Ontario County. Helen died November 16, 1882 Canandaigua, New York, at 69 years of age.  

        UNION and ADVERTISER, November 17, 1882, page 2, col 2

                    Death of Mrs. Helen VanDenbergh

The death is announced of Mrs. Helen VanDenbergh, mother of A. F. VanDenbergh of this city, at age of seventy. The event occurred in Canandaigua yesterday at the residence of her son in law, F. H. Humphrey.

Her husband, Cornelius VanDenbergh died some years ago. She was born in Saratoga County and removed to Ontario County in 1836, and ever afterward resided there, much of the time in East Bloomfield where she was an active member of the Congregational Church. The funeral will take place in Canandaigua tomorrow afternoon.

                       ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL

  At the home of her son, E. Humphrey in Canandaigua, Nov 16th, 1882, Mrs. Helen Vandenburg, aged 72.

                                She married Cornelius VanDenbergh . Cornelius was born Cambridge, Rensselear, NY October 17, 1808.  Cornelius was the son of Abraham F. VanDenbergh and Alida Shulters .  Cornelius died December 21, 1876 Canandaigua, New York, at 68 years of age. 

                 ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES, December 27, 1876 PAGE  3  COL  2

                                   SUDDEN   DEATH

On Wednesday morning of last week, Col. Cornelius VanDenbergh,  of this place, was driving in a one horse wagon up Pleasant Street, and when near the railroad collided with another wagon in such a manner as to bring both vehicles to a stand still. While in this position, Col. VanDenbergh was observed by a gentleman standing near, to rise from his seat, apparently with the design of getting out of his wagon, and then fall heavily to the ground, striking upon the back of his head and shoulders.

 He was taken up and conveyed to his home where he lingered in great pain until Thursday evening, when death came to his relief. It is surmised that his fall may have been caused by a sudden attack of dizziness, as he had frequently before experienced attacks of that kind.

 Col. VanDenbergh was about  68 years old, having been born in Cambridge, Washington County October 17, 1808.  Came to this county 1836, and settled in the town of West Bloomfield, near Miller's Corners until 1854, then moved to East Bloomfield. He lived in the last place until 1868, when he became a resident of Canandaigua.

The deceased leaves a wife and three children, 2 sons and one daughter. One of the former is Phillip S. VanDenbergh, of this place, and the other is Mr. A. F. VanDenbergh, of Rochester, The  daughter is wife of Frank Humphrey of Canandaigua.

Col. VanDenbergh was deservedly respected as an honest man and good citizen. He derived his military title from his commission as an officer in the state militia, and held the position of Justice of the Peace in W. Bloomfield for 14 years. In all the varied relations of life he sustained the character of an upright, honorable man, and his sudden and unexpected death is the occasion of profound grief to a large circle of warmly attached friends and relatives. 

           Union and Advertiser  December 23, 1876  Page  3  COL  7

        Cornelius VanDenbergh   -   Canandaigua

  DIED -    Aged 68 years, funeral held at residence in Canandaigua, Thurs. the 26th, Congregational Church. Albany and Troy papers please copy. 

   Sylvia2 VanDevorde   was born Belgium 1887.  Sylvia died May 08, 1957 Canandaigua, New York, at 69 years of age.   

                                                      Democrat and Chronicle Rochester, NY  Thurs. May 9, 1957                       

Mrs. Sylvia V. Grieve, 70, of Canandaigua, yesterday. Survivors include two brothers, Stephen VandeVorde and William J. Cromek, both of Rochester.                       

                                         CANANDAIGUA  DAILY  MESSENGER Monday May 13, 1957

Mrs. Alexander Grieve, a prayer service for Sylvia Grieve, 116 West Gibson St., who died Wednesday in Thompson Hospital, was held at the home Saturday morning followed by Solemn High Mass at St. Mary's Church with the Rev. John V. Rose as celebrant. Rev. Crimmons was deacon, and Rev. William Gaynor was Sub Deacon. Interment at Canandaigua.

Bearers were, Charles Rohlin, T. Hamilton Kennedy, Jack Dietz, Robert Wade, Robert McElwee, and John Ryan, all of Canandaigua. Her body was interred 1957 Canandaigua, New York, Woodlawn Cemetery

                                   She married Alexander Grieve Canandaigua, New York, October 09, 1904.  Canandaigua City Clerk office record number 1484. Alexander was born in Palmyra, New York April 12, 1877.  Alexander was the son of John Grieve and Anne Wilson .  Alexander died May 26, 1941 Canandaigua, New York, at 64 years of age.

                                                       DEMOCRAT and CHRONICLE Rochester, NY  Wed May 28, 1941

 Alexander Grieve Canandaigua  -   Funeral services will be held at 9 AM tomorrow in St. Mary's Church for Alexander Grieve, 64, of 116 West Gibson Street, who died yesterday in Memorial Hospital. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

He was born in Palmyra but had resided here many years. Surviving his widow, Mrs. Sylvia VanDevorde Grieve, four sons, George of Holcomb, Alexander of Rochester, James T. and Robert Grieve of Canandaigua, three daughters, Mrs. Henry Haight, Helen, and Isabel Grieve, all of this city.   

                           At 34 years of age Alexander became the father of Helen G. Grieve Canandaigua, New York, November 22, 1911.  

                                           ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL November 24, 1911 

BORN  -  Canandaigua, November 22, 1911, to Mr. and Mrs. Alex Grieve, Phoenix Street, a daughter. 

Wynant VanEvery   was born in Scoharie, New York 1825.  Wynant died June 11, 1857 Farmington, New York, at 31 years of age. 

                                                               ONTARIO REPUBLICAN TIMES  June 18, 1857  PAGE                        

Wyant VanEvery, a respectable citizen of Farmington, was drowned on Friday last week in attempting to ford Mud Creek with a pair of horses attached to a democrat wagon near the residence of John Lapham Esq. The bridge at that point had been previously carried away and the creek much swollen by recent rains. So strong was the current that when about half way across Mr. VanEvery with his horses and wagon was swept down. 


Alfred Morris3 VanGelder was born Pine Bank, New Jersey October 11, 1825.  Alfred died April 29, 1916 Wilmington, Delaware, at 90 years of age.

                         ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  Friday May  5, 1916  PAGE  1 COL  7

 The death of Alfred VanGelder, aged 91 years, occurred at Wilmington Delaware on Saturday. He was a former resident of this vicinity and had resided in Wilmington for the past 18 months.

There survive four sons, George B. VanGelder, of Canandaigua, and Fred, Emerson and Edgar of Wilmington, Del., two daughters, Mrs. Charles Gifford of Canandaigua, Mrs. Charles Hathaway of Wilmington, two sisters, Mrs. Hulda Weeks, of Sharon, Wisconsin, one brother William VanGelder of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 

The funeral services were being held in the Methodist church at Chapin on Tuesday. Interment was in the Chapman cemetery at Hopewell          

                           He married Mary Jane Dean in Orange, Steuben Co., New York, September 25, 1850. Mary was born New York August 11, 1830.  Mary was the daughter of Elvin C. Dean and Lucinda Alden .  Mary died April 16, 1882 Philadelphia, Penn., at 51 years of age.   

           ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL  April 21, 1882  Page  3  Col  9

 DIED -   VANGELDER   In this village, April 16, 1882, Mary Jane VanGelder, aged 51 years and 8 months.  

              ONTARIO REPOSITORY MESSENGER April 20, 1882  PAGE 3  COL 2

OBITUARY -   The many friends of Mrs. Alfred VanGelder will be pained to learn of her death, which took place in Philadelphia this morning, where she had gone for the purpose of having a tumor removed. For several months she had been an invalid, suffering pain from which death would have been a welcome relief, but for leaving a devoted husband and children.

She was a devoted Christian woman and a shining example of the realities of religion. She had a warm and loving heart, was motherly and kind, devoted and loving to all. She held a place in the hearts of all her acquaintances who mourn her as a lost friend, but one whose example will make life's journey easier and it's disappointments more endurable, for amid her suffering she never lost hope or courage, but perfectly trusted in Jesus.  Chapinville April 17.  

 Isabelle A.4 VanGelder   was born Chapin, New York August 28, 1851.  Isabelle died February 19, 1929 Newport, Delaware, at 77 years of age.   

                        ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Fri. February 22, 1929  PAGE                        

 HATHAWAY -  Word has been received of the death on Tuesday, February 19, of Mrs. Isabelle Hathaway, aged 77 years, at Newport, Delaware. 

She was the daughter of Mr. Alfred and Mary Jane VanGelder, and spent her girlhood days in the vicinity of Chapin and Hopewell, where she was married to Charles E. Hathaway on December 4, 1878. Mr. Hathaway died March 10, 1910.                       

There survive three sons, J. Willis of Elkton, Md., Murray L. of Geneva, and Emerson Hathaway, of Philadelphia, Pa., three daughters, Mrs. John Croney, of Newport, and Mrs. Myrtis Mannering, and Mrs. Samuel Walker, of Canandaigua, one sister, Mrs. Charles Gifford, Canandaigua, and three brothers, George B. VanGelder of Clifton Springs, B. Emerson VanGelder of Wilmington, Del., and Edgar A. VanGelder of Chester, Pa., several grandchildren.  

Funeral services will be held this afternoon at her late home in Newport with burial at Silverbrook Cemetery.                       

                                             SAME   PAPER                       

DIED  HATHAWAY    At Newport, Delaware, Feb. 19, 1929, Mrs. Isabelle Hathaway, aged 77 years, formerly of Chapin and Hopewell. Her body was interred 1929 Newport, Delaware, Silverbrook Cemetery.  

                                                 She married Charles E. Hathaway Hopewell, New York, December 04, 1878.  The year may be 1875.   Charles was born 1852.  Charles died March 10, 1910 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at 57 years of age.

                            ONTARIO  COUNTY  JOURNAL March 25, 1910  PAGE  2

HOPEWELL  CENTER Charles E. Hathaway, of Wilmington, Delaware, died at a Philadelphia hospital on March 10, aged 58 years. Mr. Hathaway was formerly of Hopewell, having spent his young manhood on the Hathaway farm, now owned by James Pettit.   He leaves besides his wife, Mrs. Belle VanGelder Hathaway, formerly of Chapin, six grown children and several grandchildren, an aged father, and a brother of Auburn.

                                                                                      SAME    PAPER

DIED -    HATHAWAY     At Philadelphia, March 10, 1910, Charles E. Hathaway, of Wilmington, Del, aged 58 years, formerly of Hopewell.


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