Penn Yan Catholic  Cemetery

Penn Yan, Yates Co., NY

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ALLEN Emily S. 1822 - 1852; dau of William Jr. & Sarah (Chidsey)
BARRY James Sept 23, 1862 - 1868
BOYD Anthony died 1876
BRENNAN Daniel 1804 - Oct 3, 1864
BRYNE Dennis F. 1855 - July 2, 1868
BURNES James 1840 - 1852
CORNWELL Caroline Louisa 1833 - ????; dau of William Jr. & Sarah (Chidsey)
CORNWELL Catherine Eliza 1841 - 1914; wife of George Rathbun
CORNWELL Frances R. "Fanny"  
CORNWELL Frances Helen  1838 - 1856; unwed; dau of William Jr. & Sarah (Chidsey)
CORNWELL George Rathbun 1836 - 1924; son of William Jr. & Sarah (Chidsey)
CORNWELL Hannah 1751 - 1837; wife of William Sr.
CORNWELL Henry Baldwin 1826 - 1847; Soldier in Mexican War
CORNWELL James William 1899 - 1961; husb of Olive V.
CORNWELL Mary Elizabeth 1829 - 1905; unwed; dau of William Jr. & Sarah (Chidsey)
CORNWELL Olive F. V. Jan 12, 1900 - Sept 6, 2002; wife of James William
CORNWELL Samuel Chidsey 1830 - 1841; son of William Jr. & Sarah (Chidsey)
CORNWELL Sarah 1800 - 1888; wife of William Jr.; nee CHIDSEY
CORNWELL William Augustus 1825 - 1885
CORNWELL William Sr. 1750 - 1825; husb of Hannah; Rev War Soldier
CORNWELL William Jr. (Dr) 1787 - 1846; husb of Sarah CHIDSEY; son of William Sr. & Hannah; War of 1812 Vet
CORNWELL William S. died Feb 1986
CULHANE Cornelius 1858 - Mar 1, 1862
CULHANE John 1856 - June 27, 1862
CULHANE Marty 1787 - Dec 3, 1862
DORCY Thomas 1856 - 1859
DORGHERTY Michael died Dec 9, 1831
DOWLING Patrick no dates; Co. F., 163rd PA Calv - Civil War Vet
DUFFY John no dates; Co. G., 126th, NY Inf - Civil War Vet
DUNNIGAN William 1820 - May 15, 1858
FOX James 1831 - May 10, 1863
GARVER David Co. F., 16th PA Calv - Civil War Vet
GIBBONS Cicily 1836 - Apr 14, 1860
GILL Michael died Apr 23, 1876; aged 64y
GLEASON James no dates; Co. I, 23rd NY Inf - Civil War Vet
GLOVER Achsa A. 1812 - 1902; dau of William Jr. & Sarah (Chidsey)
GRODON Justin 1844 - Apr 15, 1859
LYNCH Thadeus 1827 - Jan 28, 1862
MAHAR Michael no dates; Co. I., 33rd NY Inf -Civil War Vet
MAHAR Willis 1840 - Sept 5, 1864
MC GIVER Patrick 1833 - Jan 27, 1860
MURPHY James M. no dates; Co. F. 11th NY Inf - Civil War Vet
MURPHY Michael 1844 - Apr 15, 1859
MURPHY Peter no dates; Co. L, 5th US Art - Civil War Vet
O' BRIEN James 1801 - Dec 25, 1861
QUENAN Patrick 1826 - May 1, 1855
SHANNON Michael died Jan 4, 1938  [obit below]
TOOL John no dates; Co. G., 14th Heavy Art - Civil War Vet
TOOL Patrick 1802 - July 14, 1866
WELCHER William died 1864; Co. L, 118th Reg NYSV - Civil War Vet
WHALEN John 1855 - May 14, 1873
WHITE James 1847 - July 23, 1862
WILLIAMS James 1855 - Dec 18, 1870


Corning NY Evening Leader                  Wednesday                  January 5, 1938                by Dianne Thomas 

MICHAEL SHANNON - ADDISON - Word was received here of the death of Michael Shannon of Penn Yan, son of Mrs. Mary Shannon and a brother of Mrs. Elmer C. Bovee, of Addison. Mr. Shannon's death occurred Tuesday at 3 pm at a hospital in Penn Yan, where he underwent an emergency operation for an intestinal obstruction, December 28.  He was stricken ill at his home in Penn Yan, Christmas Day.  

Mr. Shannon, for many years a resident of Addison, was born in Coopers Plains 54 years ago, a son of the late Eugene Shannon and Mary (Hallinan) Shannon. He was educated in the Coopers Plains and Painted Post schools and when a young man moved with his family to Addison, where he resided the major part of his life.

He had been an electrician and later an automobile salesman. For the past several years' he has resided in Penn Yan where he was employed by the Jolly Chevrolet Garage and Filling Station.

Possessing a genial disposition Mr. Shannon had legions of loyal friends. He was a sportsman, Interested in golf, bowling, and athletics in general, in which  games he has gained great skill himself.  

He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Penn Yan. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus, and the Elks and Moose Lodges.

Besides his widow, formerly Miss Margurite O'Connor of Penn Yan, he is survived by his mother and sister Mrs. Shannon and Mrs. Bovie of Addison; and a sister, Mrs. Mary Shannon Norton of Chicago, Illinois; four nephews, Charles, Shannon, Eugene, and Elmer Bovie Jr. of Addison; and the following cousins:  Michael Hallinan, Andrew Hallinan of Addison; Mrs. Anna Brown of Addison Hill; Mrs. Rush Gee of Elmira and Mrs. Anna Mullen, of Riverside, California.

The funeral will be held Friday morning at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Penn Yan and interment will be made in the Penn Yan Catholic Cemetery.








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