Yates Co. News Articles

for the town of Middlesex

1900's

                             

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Rochester Daily Union and Advertiser  Rochester,  NY,     Sat    Jan 2, 1900    contributed  by: G.Subyak

Middlesex Hive, L.O. T. M., has chosen the following officers for the term: Past commander, Mrs. Myrtle FIRES; commander, Mrs. Cerda FOUNTAIN; lieutenant-commander, Mrs. Edna UNDERWOOD; record and finance keeper, Mrs. Anna SHEPHERD; chaplain, Mrs. Mary SHAY; sergeant, Mrs. Sarah BURGESS; mistress-at-arms, Mrs. Alice ELWELL; sentine, Mrs. Mary FISHER; picket, Mrs. Lillian BEARD; organist, Mrs. Flora DINEHART.

Yates County Chronicle   Wednesday     April 16, 1902                     contributed by Cathy Coon

BABCOCK - SALISBURY  -   At Middlesex, N. Y., April 9, 1902, Theodore Babcock and Miss Bertha Salisbury.

Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe, NY      Wed     Aug 22, 1906      by: GSubyak@aol.com 

FAMILY REUNION
The annual reunion of the ELDREDGE family will beheld at Canadice lake to-day. The descendants of the ELDREDGE family live in Naples, Middlesex, Livonia and neighboring towns. It is expected that about 100 will attend, including several from this city.

Penn Yan Democrat, Penn Yan, NY  Friday  Jan 30, 1914    by DianneThomas

PARSONS - At herhome near Rushville, Jan 21, 1914, Mrs. Eveline PARSONS,aged 78 years.  She was a life long resident of the town ofMiddlesex.  Her husband, George PARSONS diedSept. 21, 1913, and she has since lived with her son, Charles,caring for his two little daughters, Dorothy and Leona. She leaves three sons, Charles, at home; Frank,of Potter and Thomas, of Naples; three sisters, Mrs.Josephine KELSEY of Waterbury, Conn.; Mrs. MartinWALTERS and Mrs. Alonzo COOPER of Middlesex; and four grand-daughters.  

HUNTER - InRushville, Jan 23, 1914, Mrs. Mary Read HUNTER,aged 76 years.  Mrs. HUNTER had been in feeblehealth for several months, but death was due to a stroke of apoplexy which shesustained Wednesday night.  She was 76 years old and was born in ItalyHollow, the daughter of Truman and Sally Brown READ. She leaves her husband, George HUNTER; threedaughters, Huldah and Minnie at home;Caroline, who teaches in New York; and one son, Oliver,of Rushville; a half brother, ex-County Clerk, Henry T.READ, of Penn Yan

HUNTER - In Ithaca,Jan 21, 1914, Mrs. Eliza HUNTER, formerly of PennYan, aged 89 years.  The body was brought to Penn Yan for burial.  Mrs.HUNTER leaves three daughters, Mrs. Cora HUSON,of Elmira; Mrs. Mary MILLER of Ithaca; andLeah HAYES of Penn Yan.  

The Naples Record      Wednesday     Jan 23,1952           by  Dianne Thomas

MIDDLESEX-  January 21, 1952.   

Wilfred Kennedy recently purchased the former A. K. Slack garage and electric welding shop, which he will use in connection with his garage for storage and some work on trucks. Mr. Slack discontinued his business there, during the mid-summer of 1950, to become employed by the S. C. Emerson Produce Company, Inc.

. Donald Payne moved lastweek to the "Moshier home," in West Avenue, now owned by Hilman Underwood. The house vacated by Mr. Payne was recently purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Monagle, who now occupy it with their family. Mr. Payne, an expert in the poultry and egg business, will be employed by the Emerson company.

.R. J. Armitage, who was confined to his home last week with a virus infection, returned to his duties in Geneva on Monday.

.Mr. and Mrs. James H. Underwood will close their home in this village on Friday, and leave for New York, where Mrs. Underwood and their threechildren will leave from LaGuardia Field for a visit of several weeks with her parents, Dr. and Mrs. T. F. Minford, in Randalstown, Northern Ireland. During Mrs. Underwood's absence, Mr. Underwood will pursue a course of study in Hartford, Conn., for instruction as a life insurance representative. Upon completing his course, he will he located in Rochester where he will be associated with the main office staff of the Travelers'Insurance Company. We are sorry to lose Mr. and Mrs. Underwood and their family, who have become nicely established in our village, but we are pleased that he has received this fine promotion.

The insurance, for which Mr. Underwood has been the representative in Middlesex, will be taken over by John Gibbon, of Potter, who is taking a course of study in Hartford in preparation for this work; we wish him success in his new field of endeavor.

Geneva Times              Saturday                     Jan 3, 1970                      by Dianne Thomas

Frank J. Rath - RUSHVILLE -Funeral services for Frank J. Rath, 68 of Rushville RD,  who died Thursday at the home of his son, Frank, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Ness Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Overackers Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Ness Funeral chapel from 7 to 9 p.m. today.

He is survived by his wife, Lillian of Rochester; two sons, Frank of Rushville and George of Washington; four sisters, Mrs. Catherine Sturwald of Fairport, Mrs. Florence Little of Kendall, Mrs. Elizabeth Wheat of Canandaigua and Mrs. Marian Webster of Canandaigua; two half-brothers, Andrew and Harry Saulphine of Rushville; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

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