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VAN WIE - WHEATLEY
was born 1852. Julian
died 1923 New York City, New
York, at 71 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES January
A. VanWie aged 71 years, a former resident of Canandaigua, died at the home
of his daughter, Mrs. John N. Willys in New York City Wednesday.
He was stricken with paralysis two weeks ago. Besides his daughter he
leaves a son, Clayton VanWie of San Juan Buenavista, Calif, also a
sister, Mrs. Frank James of Naples, and a half brother, Stuart VanWie
services were held from the home of Mrs. L. M. Willys in this city Friday
afternoon with interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Mr. VanWie was formerly a resident of this village and served for
several years as a mail carrier.
had the following child:
North Willys. She died January 16, 1945 New York City, NY.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL Friday January 26, 1945
services for Mrs. Isobel VanWie Willys, who died at her home in New York
City after a long illness were held from St. Thomas Church, that city, Saturday.
Mrs. Willys was the first wife of the late John North Willys,
of this city, automobile manufacturer and former ambassador to Poland.
They were married in 1907 and divorced in 1934.
is one daughter, Mrs. Virginia de Landa, wife of Jose de Landa, of
New York. Her
interred 1945 in Valhalla, New York, Kensico Cemetery.
New York, December 01, 1897. Later
divorced in July 1934 in Florida.
COUNTY REPOSITORY and MESSENGER Thursday
December 2, 1897 PAGE 5 COL 3
WEDDING IN CHURCH YESTERDAY
N. Willys and Miss Isabel
Irene VanWie, of this village, were married in the Presbyterian church at 5
30 PM yesterday, by Rev. Lawrence, in the presence of a large assemblage.
Miss Durand was maid of honor, Miss Emily Willys,
bridesmaid, Ruth Scott, flower girl, Blanchard N. Baker of Seneca
Falls, best man, Charles Snyder, F. J. Sleght, C. W. Darling, and C. A. VanWie,
The bride's dress was of white brocaded silk, with mousseline de soie. She carried white roses. The maid of honor wore blue organdie over blue silk, the flower girl was attired in white. The bride and groom are well and favorably known. The wedding journey will include NY, Philadelphia and Washington.
Canandaigua, New York October 25, 1873.
John was the son of David Smith Willys
E. Dingler Dolan
July 30, 1934.
26, 1935 Riverdale, at 61 years of age. Later
divorced Isabel in July 1934 in Florida.
NEW YORK TIMES Tuesday, August 27, 1935
TOMORROW FOR JOHN N. WILLYS
Rites for Automobile Maker and Former Envoy to Poland to be Held at His
funeral service will be held at 2 30 P. M. tomorrow for John North Willys,
automobile manufacturer and former Ambassador to Poland, who died at
1 A. M. yesterday at his home at 4643 Waldo Avenue, Riverdale on Hudson,
the Bronx. The service will take place at his home.
The Rev. Dr. Roeliff H. Brooks, rector of St. Thomas Protestant
Episcopal Church, Fifth Avenue and fifty third Street, will conduct the service.
Temporary burial will be in the receiving vault at Kensico Cemetery, Westchester County. Honorary pallbearers will be J. L. Replogle, A. J. Brosseau, Carl Shippe, Dr. Herman Baruch, Ward Canaday, D. R. Wilson, H. C. Tillotson, H. J. Leonard, L. A. Miller, and C. O. Miniger.
was born in
Candor, Tioga Co., New York 1880. He
York, May 15, 1905.[i]
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
At Victor, May 15, 1905, Delbert L. VanZile and Miss Phebe Vandenberg,
both of Rochester.
was born Hackensack, New Jersey March 25, 1753.
July 30, 1831 Jersey City, New Jersey, at 78 years of age.
SENECA FARMER and SENECA FALLS ADVERTISER August 31, 1831
DIED - Col. Richard Varick died Saturday night at Jersey City, aged 79. At the beginning of the Revolution he was the Military Secretary to George Schuyler and afterward Aide to Gen. Arnold. Though he was not suspected of treason and Arnold acquitted him of any in a letter to Washington, he was at his own request tried by court martial which acquitted him.
He officiated for a time as Inspector General at West Point and was at the battles of Stillwater and Saratoga. He married Maria Roosevelt New York, New York, May 08, 1786. Dutch Reformed Church.
Warren was born Lima, New York December 17, 1881. Donald
died December 1959 Canandaigua, New York,
at 77 years of age.
- Don Warren, 78, who had made his home with his daughter, Mrs.
Charles Isenhour, 204 N. Pearl Street, died Wednesday at the Cowles Nursing
Home following a long illness.
was born in Lima, Dec 17, 1881, the son of the late Edwin and Rosetta Page
Warren. He had been employed as a government mail clerk working on the
Pennsylvania Railroad. His wife, Stella Coffee Warren, died Dec 31, 1947.
He was a member of the Methodist Church and the Canandaigua Masonic
his daughter, Mrs. Isenhour, he is survived by another daughter, Mrs.
Carl Mosher, of Fairport, three grandchildren and several nieces and
nephews. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
West Bloomfield, New York, July 17, 1912.
HERALD July 19, 1912
Front Page COL
pretty wedding took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Horace Chambers of
North Bloomfield, on Wednesday afternoon at 6 o'clock, when Mrs. Chambers
sister, Miss Stella Urada Coffee was united in marriage to John
Warren. The ceremony was
performed on the lawn by Rev. George B. Richardson in the presence of
about forty relatives of the bride and groom.
Bride was gowned in white silk batiste, trimmed with lace and silk
fringe, and she carried white sweet peas.
the ceremony a wedding supper was served. Covers
were laid for ten at the bride's table, and the color scheme was pink and white. Mr. and Mrs. Warren departed for a river trip down the
St. Lawrence to Montreal and Quebec. The
bride received many handsome gifts of cut glass, linen and silver.
Guests were present from Rochester, Albion, and Honeoye Falls.
was born in Bradford, Penn. November
22, 1884. Stella was
the daughter of Alexander Coffee
and Mary Eddy
died December 31, 1947
Canandaigua, New York, at 63 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES JOURNAL Friday January 9, 1948
DEATHS - WARREN - At Canandaigua, December 31, 1947, Mrs. Stella E. Warren, 63, wife of Donald Warren, 156 Chapin Street.
Washburn birth date unknown. William
died March 19, 1940 Victor, New York.
PAGE 5 March
WASHBURN - William Washburn of Victor entered into rest, Tuesday, March 19, 1940. He is survived by his wife, a daughter, Mrs. Lester Bill of Canandaigua, three sons, Earl, Ira, and William, a sister, Mrs. Lewis Barnum, a brother, George Washburn, and seven grandchildren. Funeral services took place from the home, this Friday afternoon.
was born 1896.
New York, March 06, 1917.
Friday March 9, 1917
BILLS - WASHBURN
very pretty wedding took place Tuesday evening, in the country home of Mr.
and Mrs. William Washburn, five miles south west of Victor, when their
daughter, Miss Ethel Washburn, was united in marriage to Lester Bills,
son of Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Bills of Wayland, N. Y.
The Rev. E. J. Shank, pastor of the Mendon Baptist church
performed the ceremony, using the ring service.
bride's gown was of white satin combined with Irish point lace and she wore a
corsage bouquet of delicate pink sweet peas. Her attendant was Miss Mabel
Bills of Wayland, a sister of the groom, who was prettily gowned in light
blue crepe de chine and wore a corsage bouquet of pink roses.
The best man was Earl Washburn, a brother of the bride.
Promptly at five, the bride and groom, with their attendants, descended the
stairway while the wedding march was beautifully rendered by Mrs. Oland
Griffin of Rochester. The
bridal party took its place in the parlor, beneath a large white bell suspended
from the ceiling. One hundred guests witnessed the ceremony.
the ceremony a sumptuous wedding supper was served by Mrs. Wallace, a Honeoye
Falls caterer. Covers were laid fore sixteen at the bride's table. Daffodile
were used in the table decoration. The house decorations were robins egg blue
and white. The following young men,
cousins of the bride, served the refreshments, Floyd Bills, Roy Turner, LeRoy
Bennett, Gordon Barnum, Leonard Barry, and Ira Washburn.
The bride's going away suit was of burgundy with trimmings of mole skin and she wore a Spring hat to match. The bride received many beautiful gifts, which included cut glass, linen, silver, china, furniture and money. There were several prenuptial events. Out of town guests were from Honeoye Falls, Wayland, Rochester, and Canandaigua. Twenty were present from Victor. Mr. and Mrs. Bills left for a short western trip, Wednesday morning, and on their return will reside in Rochester.
was born Russell, Mass. November 02, 1791.
died February 13, 1875 Mendon, New
York, at 83 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES
In Mendon, Monroe County, February 13, 1875, Mr. Cyrus Webster
aged 83 years.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL February 19, 1875
PAGE 2 COL
Mendon, Monroe County, February 13, 1875, Mr. Cyrus Webster aged 83
body was interred 1875 Mendon, New York,
Mendon, New York November 06, 1828. Sarah
November 24, 1916 Honeoye Falls, New York, at 88 years of age.[ii]
Death Record at Lima Town Hall, Registration No. 12.The record shows born Nov 6
1828, Mendon, Died Nov 24, 1916, Father Cyrus Webster, Mother Polly Styles, both
of NY, and Burial at W. Bloomfield.
December 1, 1916
Sarah A. Chambers, wife of Joseph Chambers, died Saturday in her home
at Honeoye Falls. She was 88 years of age and was born in Mendon, November 6,
1828. In June 1850 she was married to Mr. Chambers, who for many years
was a prosperous merchant in North Bloomfield, Lima, Scottsville, and Leroy.
They returned to Honeoye Falls to live six years ago. For forty years she had
been a member of the Universalist church in North Bloomfield.
her husband she leaves two sisters, Mrs. Mason Eckler of Mendon, and Mrs.
Robert Johnson of Trumansburg, and a niece, Mrs. D. Ward of Honeoye
Falls. Mrs. John W. VanDenbergh of this village is a sister of Mr.
funeral of Mrs. Chambers was held in North Bloomfield on Monday and
interment was made in the N. Bloomfield cemetery. Her
interred 1916 N. Bloomfield, New York, N. Bloomfield Cemetery.
June 18, 1850.
born in Herkimer, New York November 01, 1824.
Joseph was the son of Abraham Hibbard Chambers
November 08, 1921 North Bloomfield, New York, at 97 years of age.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL November 11, 1921 Front Page
CHAMBERS - Joseph Chambers, a well known merchant, died within three years of the century mark, at the home of his brother, Charles Chambers in North Bloomfield on Tuesday.
Mr. Chambers was born in Herkimer on November 1, 1824, and came with his parents to Victor when a boy of 10 years. In the spring of 1845, he started his career as a clerk for T. H. Holden in the village of Mendon. Five years later he married the daughter of Cyrus Webster and took his bride to Cartersville, where he opened a grocery and feed store and boarding house while the great break in the Erie Canal was being repaired.
In 1852 he bought the store in North Bloomfield located near the Four Corners where he lost his store and most of his stock by fire. Two years later he went to Lima, opened a new store, and for 29 years was the leading merchant in Livingston County. In 1888 he sold the business to the Beadle Brothers who still operate it. He purchased the Gould block and grocery in West Avenue, Rochester, and several years later he exchanged it for a store in Leroy. In 1901 he sold his property and gave up active business at the age of 77 years.
and Mrs. Chambers resided with their daughter Mrs. Don Ward, Honeoye,
until the death of Mrs. Chambers in 1916, since which time Mr.
Chambers has been with his brother at North Bloomfield. They had no children
of their own but completed a happy family by adopting a son and daughter.
Early in life Mr. Chambers joined the Odd Fellows, and was made a Mason in Union Lodge F and A. M. at Lima many years ago. He leaves his brother, Charles Chambers, of North Bloomfield, and a sister, Mrs. Elvira VanDenbergh of Victor. The funeral services were held at the home of his brother yesterday. Interment was at N. Bloomfield cemetery.
Wheatley was born in Harby, Leicestershire, England January 09, 1832. William
died June 15, 1908 Manchester, New
York, at 76 years of age. He married
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday
June 26, 1908 PAGE
Wheatley at Shortsville, June 15, 1908, William
SHORTSVILLE ENTERPRISE PAGE
2 Friday June 19, 1908
Death of William Wheatley
Wheatley, one of the oldest residents of the town of Manchester, died at his
home, about one mile East of the village, on Monday morning at 5 o'clock. Death
was caused by rheumatism of the heart. He was about 77 years of age and is
survived by his widow, five daughters, Mrs. David Slack, of Clifton
Springs, Mrs. George VanGelder of Canandaigua, Mrs. Harriet Hornsby,
of Palmyra, Mrs. John Slack, and Mrs. Daniel Damon of this village, and
two sons, Richard of Hopewell, and Albert who resides at the farm
funeral services were held on Wednesday afternoon at two o'clock from the
Methodist church, Rev. S. S. Pratt officiating. The interment was in the
old Manchester Cemetery. Mr.
Wheatley has been a great sufferer from rheumatism for many months and it
was with difficulty that he was able to tend to his labors. He had been a frequent caller at our sanctum during the years
we have had the privilege to know him, and was a very interesting talker, often
relating many historical facts concerning the town of Manchester. It is with
deep regret that we learn of his death and we shall sorely miss his presence
from our village.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday
June 19, 1908
DIED - WHEATLEY
At Shortsville, June 15, 1908, William Wheatley.
He married Mary Ann Romans . Mary was born Riccall, Yorkshire, England 1821. Mary was the daughter of John Romans and Mary Wardell . Mary died 1866 Manchester, New York, at 45 years of age. Her body was interred 1866 Manchester, New York, Baptist Church Cemetery Rt 21. At 35 years of age Mary became the mother of Elizabeth Ann Wheatley Manchester, August 10, 1856. At 36 years of age Mary became the mother of Richard Smith Wheatley Penn., January 22, 1858. Pennsylvania is given as birthplace in the 1900 Hopewell, NY census. Canandaigua is given as birthplace in the death record, and the newspaper stated that he was born in Manchester. Married first in England to a man by the name of Wood. They had two children. The husband and both children died in England prior to Mary coming to America. Mary shows up in the 1855 Manchester, NY Census living as a servant in a home owned by Moses Yeamans. She is aged 35 years, from England, and is a one year resident, and is an alien. She does not show that she is a widow.
to the 1880 Manchester, NY Census, Sarah E. is named as his 2nd wife and
William WHEATLEY Self M Male W 47 ENG Farm Laborer ENG ENG
Sarah E. WHEATLEY Wife M Female W 32 CAN Keeping House CAN CAN
Mary B. WHEATLEY Dau S Female W 12 NY At Home ENG CAN
Harriet WHEATLEY Dau S Female W 7 NY ENG CAN
Albert WHEATLEY Son S Male W 7 NY ENG CAN
Emily WHEATLEY Dau S Female W 4 NY ENG CAN
married 2nd Sarah
was born in Stockdale, Ontario
Canada January 22, 1848. Sarah
was the daughter of William Huff Maybee
and Julia Ette Harrington
married 2nd Harrison
Shortsville, New York, February 19, 1912.[i]
Ontario County Archives marriage record number 136.; and Certificate and Record
of Marriage number 136, and the Affidavit for License to Marry are on PG 1W and
PG 1X in the book, A Tree Trunk.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES Feb.
ANDREWS - WHEATLEY
At Shortsville, February 19, 1912, Harrison Andrews of Bristol,
and Mrs. Sarah E. Wheatley, of Manchester Center.
Friday February 23, 1912 PAGE 4 COL
marriage of Mrs. Sarah E. Wheatley of Manchester Center, and Harrison
Andrews of Bristol, took place at the Presbyterian manse in Robinson Street
on Monday noon, Rev. D. H. MacKenzie performing the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Andrews will make their home on
the bride's farm at Manchester Center.
died November 27, 1921 in Manchester
Center, New York, at 73 years of age.
December 2, 1921
Harrison Andrews -
The death of Mrs. Sarah E. Andrews, aged 73 years, occurred at her
home in Manchester Center last Sunday evening. She was twice married, her first
husband having been William Wheatley, who died several years ago.
ONTARIO COUNTY JOURNAL Friday December 2, 1921
PAGE 5 COL
Died at Clifton Springs, November 27, 1921, Mrs. Sarah E. Andrews, aged 73 years.
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