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Rochester Daily Union and Advertiser Rochester, NY, Sat Jan 2, 1900 contributed by: G. Subyak
Acting upon the report of the proper appraiser, the surrogate
has fixed the collateral inheritance tax upon the estate of
Mary DAKIN, late of
Himrod, at the sum of $200.13.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY, Sat Dec 1, 1900 contributed by: G. Subyak
Himrod, Scene of Serious Freight Wreck on Central Railroad.
A serious freight wreck occurred on the New York Central railroad at Himrod at 2 o'clock yesterday morning. Though there were no fatalities, the damage inflicted on the cars made it of considerable immediate importance to the wrecking crew.
It was what is known as a rear-end collision, in railway parlance. One train was waiting at the station for orders when another heavy train of freight cars crashed into the caboose. The engine was badly damaged and fifteen cars thrown from the track. The tracks were strewn with wreckage and it took practically the entire day to clear them. There is a high embankment near the station and some of the cars were knocked over it.
The engineer of the train which was wrecked claimed that the air brakes would not work. Every member of the train crews is congratulating himself on the miraculous escape. The damage to the railroad property will amount to a large sum.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY Wed June 29, 1904 contributed by: G. Subyak
SUDDEN DEATH AT MILO - Penn Yan, June 28 - James R. RAZEY, of Milo, aged 77 years, died suddenly of heart disease at 6 o'clock last night. He was apparently as well as ever up to that time, and was seated in a chair when he was seized with the attack and died at once.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY Thurs June 30, 1904 contributed by: G. Subyak
BARNES - POST - Penn Yan, June 29 -
Margaret Alice BARNES, of Barnesboro, Pa., and Arthur Abram POST,
of Havana, Cuba, son of the late Frank POST, of this village, were
married yesterday at the home of the bride in Barnesboro, Pa.
and Mrs. POST will spend some time in Penn Yan before sailing for
Havana, Cuba, where Mr. POST is the private secretary of the
president of the Havana Electric Railway Company.
Yates County Chronicle - Wednesday, October 16, 1907 contributed by Cathy Coon
Deaths : MRS. E. J. BLAND, of Himrod, whose death occurred Tuesday night, October 8th, was buried in Lake View Friday last, Rev. DeWitt S. HOOKER officiating. She leaves four sons and three daughters: George DaLLAS of Franklinville, N. Y., Othar DALLAS of Buffalo, William DALLAS of Jersey City, N. J., Frank DALLAS of Penn Yan, Mrs. C. V. STOCKER of Jersey City, N. J., Mrs. Ruth WIGDEN of Himrod, and Mrs. M. G. PETERS of Penn Yan.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY Jan 4, 1922 contributed by Pat Mims
PHILBROOK - Entered into rest, January 3, 1922, Mrs. Helen Francis PHILBROOK at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Grant CUSHMAN., No. 81 Athemarle street. Funeral services at the residence Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Interment later in Lake View cemetery, Penn Yan, N.Y.
GORDON - Lee Whitney GORDON, died Saturday evening, December 31, 1921 at his home, No 251 Edinburgh street. He leaves four daughters, Mrs. Catherine COLVIN and Mrs. Ella CLARK of this city and Mrs. Margaret ROGERS and Mrs. Elizabeth HOLAN of Penn Yan; two brothers, John GORDON of Winslow, Ill and William GORDON of Tully and twelve grandchildren. The funeral was held on Tuesday morning at 8:45 o'clock from the home and 9 o'clock at the Immaculate Conception Church. Interment was made at Penn Yan, N.Y.
Penn Yan Democrat, Penn Yan, NY Friday Aug 7, 1936 contributed by: Dianne Thomas
Mr. and Mrs. Norman GOULD and daughter of Belleville, Ill., are spending two weeks with her sisters Mrs. Jerome KENNEDY and Miss Helen CROSBY, at the Kennedy cottage.
Mrs. Mertie DEPEW of Penn Yan, spent a few days this week with her sister, Mrs. Hattie DURMAN.
Mrs. Ann TAKAHASKI of Baltimore, has been spending a week at the BOTSFORD cottage.
Mr. and Mrs. George FROSLING and son, Glen, were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Francis TYLER of Putlney.
Mrs. F. E. VAIL and Miss Alma HUNTER left Thursday for a motor trip to the Thousand Islands and Massena, where they will visit Mr. and Mrs. Arthur VAIL, returning home through the Adirondacks.
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace WOODLAWN of Buffalo, were callers Wednesday of Mrs. Myra JOHNSON.
Mr. and Mrs. Stacy BASSAGE and Mr. and Mrs. Edward ADAMS spent Friday with Mr. and Mrs. James CORWIN, in Elmira.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry TIFFANY of Tarrytown, NJ, were in town over Sunday. They brought back Arolene BROWN of Pultney, who had been spending ten days at the TIFFANY home.
Mrs. Minnie LEWIS and daughter, Miss Jessie LEWIS, are spending a few days with her daughter, Mrs. Gifford HURLBUT at Watkins Glen.
E.E. WOODHOUSE spend Sunday with his children at the head of the lake, where they are camping.
Mrs. Ida COONS of Naples is spending a week with Mr. and Mrs. William HALSTED.
Rev. George WINKWORTH of North Rose, was a dinner guest Tuesday, of Mrs. Lyman DONALDSON & called on several friends in town.
Mr. and Mrs. Theron SUTTON of Marion, called on Mr. and Mrs. Morris PULVER, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Virgil SUTHERLAND and children and mother, Mrs. Estella SUTHERLAND, spent Sunday in Troy, Pa., with Mr. and Mrs. Wesley SUTHERLAND.
Mr. and Mrs. Chester SCRIBNER of Buffalo, camped at the Genung cottage last week.
Mrs. Helen WRIGHT of Short Beach, Conn., is spending ten days with her mother, Mrs. Hattie BOYD and sister, Mrs. Roy COOK.
Mr. and Mrs. James TURNER of Ithaca, were overnight guests Saturday night of Mr. and Mrs. Ben AUMICK.
Mrs. Vern ACKERSON and children of Elmira, are spending a week with her mother, Mrs. Georgie PARIS.
Mrs. Fred ROBESON and Miss Alma HUNTER motored to Rochester Tuesday morning after little Miss Nancy ROBESON who has come to spend time with her grandparents.
Mr. and Mrs. John MORRISON were pleasantly surprised Sunday evening when all their children brought their supper and helped them celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.
Mrs. Edna COYLE is spending a few days with her daughter in Geneva.
Mr. and Mrs. George PERRY of Syracuse were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. William HALSTED.
Mrs. Earl KENNEDY and little daughter are spending a week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert ALEXANDER, in Penn Yan.
Mrs. Glen SWARTHOUT had the misfortune while washing last week, to catch her left hand in the wringer, badly bruising her hand and breaking a bone in her forefinger.
Lauren BURTCH who has been ill the past few weeks, is better and his many friends will be glad to see him out again.
Miss Kathryn SMITH of RBI, Rochester, and Miss PERRY spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George SMITH.
Mr. and Mrs. Selden KENNEDY and little son, Dicky of Rochester, are spending vacation at the Kennedy cottage.
Mr. and Mrs. Harley HUNTER, accompanied by J. J. TURNER and mother, Mrs. Ella TURNER of Rochester, motored last week through the Catskills, New Jersey, and Atlantic City on their way home. Mrs. HUNTER stopped at Sonestown, Pa., to visit her aunt, Mrs. John KEISS.
Mrs. E. L. FOSTER, accompanied by Mrs. Frances HAYES of Hornell, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver DONALDSON and Mrs. Lyman DONALDSON, Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Karl MC KAY and children, of Penn Yan, Mrs. Clara CAREY and son Edward, of Geneva, Frank WOODHOUSE of Canandaigua, and Mr. and Mrs. Floyd WOODHOUSE are camping at the Henderson cottage at the head of the lake.
Mrs. J. E. WELEY and children, Marjorie and Eugene Jr., and mother, Mrs. Frank TUTHILL and Eugene TUTHILL, left Monday to spend three weeks at the C.E. Shepard cottage at the Adirondacks.
Mr. and Mrs. Wendell CHAPPELL and little daughter of Addison, called on their aunt, Mrs. Lyman DONALDSON, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy COOK entertained at dinner Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. William BOYD of Dundee; Mr. and Mrs. James TURNER of Ithaca; Mr. and Mrs. J. J. JOHNSON and daughter, Miss Margaret HALL of Penn Yan; Mr. and Mrs. Jerome HALL and little son, Robert; Mrs. Helen WRIGHT, of Short Beach, Conn., Mrs. Margaret PURDY and Mrs. Hattie BOYD.
Dr. and Mrs. H. B. FERGUSON of Prattsburg, spent Sunday with W. A TUTTLE.
Mrs. Howard C. STONE of Penn Yan spent the weekend with Mrs. Mary R. STONE.
Mr. and Mrs. Verdi BURTCH and Mr. and Mrs. John WHITAKER and son, Jeremy, spent Sunday at Green Lakes State Park, near Fayetteville.
Mr. and Mrs. E. H. MILLER and children Raymond and Ruth, drove to Cazenovia Sunday, where they left Miss Ruth to spend a couple of weeks with relatives.
Sunday callers at Chasm Lodge included Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. McCONNELL and daughter, Helen; Vincent HAGADOM of Pultney; Carl ANDREWS of Rock Stream and Miss Margaret R. SMITH of Prattsburg.
The Boy Scouts of Branchport, accompanied by their scout master, Harold CAMPBELL, spent Tuesday night at Chasm lodge.
Rev. and Mrs. J. E. WOOTTON and family, were Chasm visitors, Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. ALLEN spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. E. J. HARDICK in Rochester.
Miss Laura and Louise KENNEDY, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford KENNEDY, spent Friday night with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert KENNEDY and family.
Mrs. Mary STANTON of New York City, spent Saturday afternoon with Mrs. Leon JOHNSON.
Mrs. Olin PULVER is visiting friends in Rochester.
Miss Marion LEWIS of Bath, spent the weekend at her home, here.
Wheeler FULLER, after spending three weeks with Mr. and Mrs. JAMES, returned to his home in Buffalo.
Jack PERKINS who has been spending the school vacation with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James PERKINS, spent the last two weeks with his grandmother, Mrs. Stella DUNN, here.
Mr. and Mrs. Dell VAN GELDER, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Abe STANTON of Bath, enjoyed a motor trip to Elmira and the Finger Lakes region.
Mr. and Mrs. William PADDOCK and Mr. and Mrs. Harold N. WHITAKER visited Mr. & Mrs. Marion CLARK at Caton, Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew RICE and twin daughters, Mary and Marion of Himrod, called on Mrs. Helen FRIES and daughter, Grace, on Sunday.
Rev. and Mrs. SWALES and family are spending this week with friends in North Adams, Mass.
Mr. and Mrs. Clifford MOON and family, spent Sunday afternoon, picnicking on Lake Keuka.
Mr. and Mrs. Otto WEAVER and Mr. and Mrs. H. C. SNYDER attended the fireman's convention, in Rochester last week Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles HOTCHKIN & daughter Elsie, enjoyed a motor trip through the southern part of New York State and the northern part of Pennsylvania Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. HOTCHKIN are on their vacation.
Harry VAN AMBURG and daughter Ann, of Bath, called on Mrs. Helen FRIES on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Loren S. BRINK accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Jerome EDWARDS of Niagara Falls on a motor trip through Canada and the New England states. They are stopping at Calander, Canada to see the DIONNE quintuplets .
Welford DEAN of Rochester, visited her sister, Mrs. W. W. COLE.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard DONLEY and daughter, Betty, were Sunday evening dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence WRAIGHT.
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd WEBSTER called on Mr. and Mrs. Jennings WHERT in Naples, Friday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Dan MULLEN and children of Canisteo, were Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Martin CAWARD.
Miss Bertha and Beulah STURDEVANT, Mrs. Walter STURDEVANT, and daughter, Dorothy and Miss Nettie M. SMITH attended the movie, " The White Angel" at the Babcock Theatre, Bath, Monday, after which Bertha STURDEVANT took the party for a long ride. In Hammondsport they had a picnic supper, then up the east side of the lake the entire length, stopping at Red Jacket Park, then on to Penn Yan and back to Prattsburg, by way of Branchport. The trip was much enjoyed by all.
Miss L. Mae HESS, Mrs. Mary HARDT and Mrs. May GREEN, were entertained at luncheon at the home of Misses Katherine and Mabel RUTHERFORD of Bath, last week.
Mrs. Margaret LEE entertained last Friday for Mrs. HARDT who is visiting here from Michigan.
Miss Mabel PIERCE spent the weekend with her father, Will PIERCE.
Mr. and Mrs. Ward DAVIS of Rochester, visited Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur STONE, last week.
Mr. and Mrs. C. OLNEY of Prattsburg, attended the Presbyterian church service here last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Rupert SMITH of Yonkers is visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. William SMITH.
Dr. Howard SMITH is also visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William SMITH.
Charles YOUNG, Mr. and Mrs. DOWNEY, and Mr. and Mrs. Cheney EARLEY, visited Mrs. Charles YOUNG and Geneseo Normal School, last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold CINCEBOX have moved to their new home, corner of Main street and Mill Road.
William F. PECK, who has been ill, is improving.
Fenton and Lyle BALL, Dareth JAMES, Mrs. Oliver LYNN and daughter, Esther, went to Livingston Manor, Sunday, to meet Louise LYNN who had been visiting her sister, Mrs. James AYERS of Brooklyn.
Mrs. Fenton BALL and son spent the weekend at the GOUNDRY home near Himrod.
Oliver LYNN and daughter, Marian, were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Will COOK, of Branchport.
Mrs. Harry CLAYTON has been visiting her granddaughter, Mrs. Kenneth CHAMPLIN of Middlesex.
Mr. and Mrs. Emerson DINEHART, Margaret DINEHART, Mrs. Clinton GROVES and children, spent Tuesday in Geneva.
Mr. and Mrs. Carlton ROLFE and son, were at the home of Emerson DINEHART on Sunday.
William STRATTON is spending this week at Shutin cottage on Lake Keuka.
Eva LADUE is visiting friends in Michigan.
Mr. and Mrs. PERRY were with friends at Mexico, on Monday.
Winola NICHOLS of Rochester, is at the home of her grandparents for the week.
Mr. and Mrs. Benoni SISSON and Mr. and Mrs. Floyd SISSON and son, Cloyce, attended the WINDNAGLE reunion on Saturday.
Rev. and Mrs. MOYER are at their cottage at Cottage City on Seneca Lake. There will be no church for the two following Sundays.
Hans HANSON, father of Edward HANSON, is spending the week at the HANSON home.
Miss Edna ELDRED spent a few days at the home of her uncle, George ELDRED, last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Manel HAMMOND returned to their home at Gorham, Sunday, having spent several weeks with Maggie and Grace DINEHART.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank SNYDER, of Rushville, called on their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Miles SNYDER, Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. Alfred MOREHOUSE and her son, Eugene WERLEY and family of Buffalo, are at Alleghany State Park.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer NEILSEN, of Bath, visited his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Peter NEILSEN and brother Harold, last week.
Harold NEILSEN and family spent Saturday and Sunday at Buffalo and Niagara Falls.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur HAYES had as guests during the past week, Master Philip CONLEY, of Lake street, Penn Yan; Miss Mary JAMES of of Scranton, Pa. and Mr. and Mrs. John HAYES, of Benton.
Elbert KINYOUN is recovering from his recent illness.
Marie HABBERFIELD and sister, Margaret CLANCY, of Rochester, spent last week at home.
Mr. and Mrs. John WHITAKER and son, Jerry, accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Verdi BURTCH, of Branchport, to Green Lakes State Park, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. John STRYKER visited friends at Bath, Sunday.
Mrs. Vincent CULVER entertained her nieces, Betty RACE of Penn Yan, and Frances Jean FINGAR of Bethel, Conn, Monday.
Donald DEWITTE injured his foot with a rake tool last Monday. Infection started but at last reports he was improving.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank KEECH attended the PULVER-WINDNAGLE reunion at Weld BURKE'S at Engleside, Saturday.
Philip PEPPER and family attended the STRYKER-PINNEO, reunion at Will PINNEO'S, on the Bath road, Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray INGRAHAM spent Saturday and Sunday at Brockport.
Fred CULVER, Mrs. Vincent CULVER, Mrs. Jennie BAKER and Mr. and Mrs. Ray SPONABLE, of East Aurora, visited Frank CULVER, at Geneva, Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth FINEGAR, his father, Eugene, and his sister Mable, motored to Far Rockaway, L.I., Saturday.
Mrs. Avery MOREHOUSE accompanied Mr. and Mrs. John HOLDEN, of Penn Yan, to Elmira, Monday, to see Mrs. Hazel Morehouse LeFEVER, who is critically ill, following an appendectomy performed Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. MERRETT, Mr. and Mrs. Pearson BOWLES and daughter, Dorothy Lee and Clifford H. OWEN, of New York City, are visiting at The Pepperbox.
Mrs. George HEATH has been caring for her sister, Mrs. George ATAWES for the past two weeks, who has been very ill of asthma.
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse FINLEY and son, Reed, have returned home after spending several weeks at the Whvelo cottage.
Mr. and Mrs. George HEATH are spending a few days at Buffalo, visiting their daughter, Mrs. Robert DAY and other relatives.
Aileen HALLOCK is staying with her aunt, Mrs. George ATHAWES.
Katharine BARRETT of New York City, is spending two weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George BARRETT.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold PREUSS and little daughter, Leah, and Mr. and Mrs. Duane SCHOFIELD, of Lansing, Michigan, spent last week with relatives and friends here and in Penn Yan.
Mrs. Julia VASS, of New York City, is spending several weeks with her niece, Mrs. Josephine ORSLEY.
Mrs. Blanche RIBBLE was in Penn Yan, Saturday, on business.
Carlton and Glendon TIERNEY have gone on a 2 weeks vacation and Stephen CAREY of Penn Yan, accompanied them. They expect to visit New York and also take a trip through the mountains and then onto Washington, DC, "to shake hands with President ROOSEVELT, our next President for the coming four years."
Mrs. Julia PERRY is having some trouble with her eyes. Dr. TOWNSEND is giving her treatment.
Ernest RIBBLE and Dennis CUNNINGHAM were dinner guests at the home of Alvah ROGERS on Bluff Point, Sunday.
Albert MILLER is moving his barns.
Mrs. Jacob V. EGELSTON, of Woodstock, Ill, and Mrs. Iva HAUSE, of Rochester, visited Mr. and Mrs. C. M. EGELSTON, Wednesday.
Frank SCHULTZ of Himrod, visited his cousin, C. W. EGELSTON, on the Sabbath.
We are glad to report that Mrs. W.A. POTTS, who has been critically ill for several weeks, has recovered sufficiently so that her daughter, Mrs. George LEHR has returned to her home in Buffalo.
Mrs. Minnie EVANS of Sayre, Pa., has been spending a week with her sister, Mrs. W. O. POTTS. Lewis POTTS and family have also been visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. O. POTTS.
John CROUCH lost his false teeth recently, while cleaning the backyard. After diligent search by several neighbors, the teeth were found under a brush pile. John has decided his mouth is a safer place than his shirt pocket, for his teeth.
The many friends of John KILPATRICK, of Weiser, Idaho, will regret to hear that he is very ill at his home there, having undergone a critical operation at the hospital. John is well known here having lived at the old KILPATRICK home at North Torrey many years.
Mrs. Mary RYAN and son, Wendell, leave Wednesday with their cousins Mr. and Mrs. Will TAYLOR of Wilkesbarre, Pa., for a drive through the Eastern States. They expect to be gone one week.
Mr. and Mrs. H. W. MITTOWER, Mr. and Mrs. W. D. RYAL attended the Chapin school reunion held at Holcomb on Saturday last. There were more than one hundred present. An entertainment was given in the school house. After a bountiful dinner was served at 1:30, the officers were elected for another year.
Chester CARSON and family entertained company over the weekend.
Mr. and Mrs. Archie BAILEY were at their cottage for the weekend.
Richard LAZALERE and Wendall MITTOWER were at Canandaigua, Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. Myron KEEFER and son William, spent Monday at Lyons.
Miss KRAMER of Rochester is the guest of Mrs. A. SHONES.
George LOTZER of Rochester, is visiting his sister, Mrs. Delazon LUDLOW.
Mrs. Seymour KNAPP is spending a few days in Hornell, a guest of friends.
John STINE, who spent several weeks with his grandmother, Mrs. Grace HANDY, and has returned to Jersey Shore, Pa.
Mr. and Mrs. VANDERPOOL who have assisted Mr. KUHNMUNCH during the berry season, are spending some time in the Adirondacks.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward KUHNMUNCH, who have been in Dresden for the past few weeks operating their evaporator, have returned to their home in East Rochester. They will return in the fall to buy apples.
CARROLL and KEAVENY, of Gorham, have been procured to wire the parsonage. The work is to be done in the next few days.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph TIERNEY of Mays Mills, were dinner guests at the Methodist Parsonage, Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. TUNBRIDGE, Mrs. Herman SMITH, Mrs. Edward FERGUSON, Clyde BUGBEE, all of Canandaigua, were Sunday callers at the parsonage and were present at the morning worship service.
Rev. William BARNES of Thomas Indian School, called on his mother, Mrs. Helen BARNES, recently. He brought with him two Indian boys.
Mr. and Mrs. Wesley TURNER of Shortsville, and Mr. and Mrs. Ted ANDERSON of Albion, were Sunday guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Willard TURNER.
Mr. and Mrs. JOHNSTON of Chicago, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. L. E. NEWLANDER.
The LONG reunion will be held Saturday, Aug 9, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ashley LONG.
Mr. Samuel PLATMAN has returned to his home after spending 2 weeks at Geneva Nursing Home.
Mrs. Margaret ANABEL, who was 80 years of age, Wednesday, July 29th, is very active, being able to walk the distance of a mile to her daughter's, Mrs. Melvin DONLEY, and back, the same day.
Mr. and Mrs.. Maynard HORTON, Mr. and Mrs. Dudley VOORHEES of Rushville, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. John KENNEDY.
Collins ANABLE who worked for Thomas JOHNSON, near Rushville, has returned home.
The house of Margaret RANDOLPH was burned to the ground Saturday evening, seemingly having been caused by careless smokers, having caught fire from dry grass by the roadside.
Dewey DONLEY and family recently moved from Margaret RANDOLPH's to Joseph KRAPE's house on Rhine street, Naples.
Mr. and Mrs. Orla JOHNSON, Howard JOHNSON spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. William SCHAEFFER, near Canandaigua.
Charles SHAY, wife and daughter, Barbara, of Rochester, were here for the weekend at their farm.
There were 80 present at the BRINK & CONLEY reunion held Saturday with Mrs. Sarah RANDOLPH. The 1937 reunion will be held with Mrs. Mary BRINK at Allen's Hill.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas JOHNSON and son Gordon, William JOHNSON, Rushville were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Earl RANDOLPH and Gordon remained for the week and Clifford returned home.
Paul SPIKE of Rochester spent several days with his cousin Mrs. Sarah RANDOLPH, Mrs. Harold STONE and Dwight COLEMAN of Seneca Falls, were Sunday visitors of Mrs. RANDOLPH.
Dr. Arthur PARKER of Rochester, is enjoying his vacation here with his family.
Miss Ruth BAY is visiting two weeks at the home of her aunt, Mrs. James FARR, at White Hall, Pa.
Miss Elona UNDERWOOD of Francisco, Calif., spent part of the week with her niece, Mrs. May HORTON. Miss UNDERWOOD expects to return to California the middle of the month.
Mr. and Mrs. Dudley VOO and daughter, Sandra, were Sunday guests at John KENNEDY's, at Italy.
Mrs. Mary FLYNN and daughter, Miss Doris, spent the weekend at the former's sister, Mrs. Ida P---------, at Speculator.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. STAPLE and family, of Pompton Plains, NJ, were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. STAPLES and family.
Burton and Archie STAPLES visited home with Mr. and Mrs. STAPLES for a few weeks at Pompton Plains, NJ.
Mrs. Henry GREENFIELD is spending this week with friends at Geneva.
Miss May K. BELLIS spent several days with Miss Freda BUCKLE.
Penn Yan Democrat, Penn Yan, NY Friday Oct 30, 1936 contributed by: Dianne Thomas
Mr. and Mrs. Perry HENDERSON and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur HENDERSON were in Buffalo, on Sunday last, to call on Allen HENDERSON.
Mrs. M. F. HUNT is slowly improving.
Mrs. Carrie BUTCHER of Penn Yan, spent the weekend at the HANSON home.
Robert and Forrest JORGENSON visited at Chris JORGENSON's on Sunday and their many friends were very pleased to see them at church.
Assemblyman and Mrs. Fred HOLLOWELL have received word of the birth of a granddaughter in Syracuse. Mr. and Mrs. John HOLLOWELL are the proud parents.
About sixty relatives enjoyed a birthday dinner at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Albert MILLER, Sunday, in honor of her mother, Mrs. JONES.
Little Donald COREY has been spending several days with his brother, Wilfred and wife, near Middlesex.
Mr. and Mrs. Percy CHIDSEY of Rochester, have been visiting his brother, George and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis DOAN have been entertaining her sister from Rochester.
Mr. and Mrs. Leo ORSLEY and daughters attended the football game at Elmira, Saturday.
Among those on the sick list are Mrs. BILL and S. PLATMAN.
Mr. and Mrs. Erwin REYNOLDS and family of Campbell, were Sunday guests of her mother, Mrs. Addie STENCHEL.
Mrs. Anna McGhee HAMMOND of Rochester, and Mrs. Helen McGhee ALLEN of Buffalo, were recent guests of Mrs. F. DENMAN.
Miss Carrie MOORE of Miami, Fla., is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen WHITAKER.
Rev. L. S. BUGBEE assisted Rev. C.V. ZOGG at the funeral of Miss Betty Olive JORGENSEN of Flint, Monday afternoon.
The reception for Rev. and Mrs. L. C. VAN NORMAN was an enjoyable event. Sixty persons attended.
Freer SCOTT is recovering from his illness.
Mrs. Edna COYLE of Branchport, was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Frank KEECH, on Sunday.
Mrs. Mary TEARS of Prattsburg, has been spending two weeks with her sister, Mrs. Irene CONKLIN. They visited their brother, Elisha NORTHRUP at Interlaken.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest BRODIE of Syracuse, spent a few days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sherman FOLTS.
Anna JENSEN is with her nephew, Henry JENSEN, in Torrey. Mrs. JENSEN is recovering from a wound caused by puncturing her foot with a nail.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry ANSLEY of Detroit, spent a few days last week with his sister, Mrs. Walter SMITH.
Edward STRATTON has a position at Rochester.
Howard GRIDLEY, Robert GREEN and Donald LAMPHIER, were in the Adirondacks, hunting last week.
Mrs. Joseph KENVILLE and son, Robert, attended the funeral of her uncle, Emil KIEKEBUSCH at Buffalo, Friday, and returned next day.
Vern WOOD is visiting his brother Charles, at Buffalo. Leonard WOOD is spending a few weeks with his brother, William, at Rochester.
Mr. and Mrs. A. G. MOREHOUSE went to Washington, D.C. Friday, to spend the winter with their daughter, Mrs. Harold CRAFT.
Mr. and Mrs. George BARRETT attended the funeral of A. BEERS of Woodhull, Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Marshall TRENCHARD and daughter, Marcia, and Mr. and Mrs. Harry HOPKINS spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Charles TYLER of Penn Yan.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry HOPKINS spent Thursday with friends in Prattsburg.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles EGGELSTON of Penn Yan, spent Tuesday with Mr. and Mrs. Harry HOPKINS.
Minor Jones and friends of Horseheads, were in town Thursday for the hunting. They were guests at the cottage of O.D. DRAKE.
Miss Dorothy DUNN of Keuka, was home over Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Percy WILSON and son of Elmira, spent the weekend with Mrs. Jane WILSON.
Guy KAUFMAN was injured slightly in a hunting accident at Belfast the first week of pheasant hunting, when he got some shot in his leg.
Mrs. Mae CHUBB of Webster, has been spending several days with her daughter, Mrs. Adelbert BEARD and Mr. BEARD.
Mr. and Mrs. Chester JOLLEY were Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd MILLER of Elmira.
Miss Arlene ROSS of Canandaigua, was a weekend guest of Miss Emma SEDAM.
Mr. and Mrs. SEDAM entertained Rev. VREELAND and Miss Virginia PHAIR over Sunday.
Mrs. FAIRBROTHER and Mrs. RICE of Prattsburg, spent Thursday with Mrs. Clyde SALADA.
John MacFARLANE of New York City, spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.A. MacFARLANE.
Milton SHAW and Mrs. Claude LANE of Crystal Valley, were guests at the home of Mrs. Mary HALLOCK and Miss Margaret BAKER, Thursday.
Several of the young friends of Miss Marcia TRENCHARD met her at home after school Monday, to give her a surprise party and to help celebrate her 12th birthday.
Mrs. Helen ARN has suffered a relapse and is seriously ill again with bronchial asthma.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles SMITH were weekend guests at the home of their daughter and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. BAILEY of Elkland, Pa.
William F. PECK attended the wedding of his niece, Ivy May PECK to George STRABEL at the bride's home neat Batavia, Thursday evening, Oct. 22. Mr. PECK gave the bride in marriage. A wedding supper was served to fifty guests.
M. S. BRUSCH spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Stephen PULLAR of Gibson Hill.
Miss Lizzie SCOTCHMER of South Pulteney, entertained eight couples at a Halloween party, Friday evening, Oct 30.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur BENNETT were recent guests of their grandmother, Mrs. Sarah BONNEY.
Mrs. Lloyd NORTON entertained the bridge club at luncheon, last Friday.
Mrs. Jack BRADLEY and son John, visited Mr. and Mrs. Henry GLADUE, last weekend. Mr. BRADLEY came Sunday and returned to Bolivar with his family, Sunday evening. Mrs. BRADLEY, while here, attended the mother's and daughter's banquet, which was held at the Presbyterian church parlors Saturday evening, Oct. 24. The girls and their teacher, Mrs. GLADUE, presented a varied program. The Westminster Guild served a splendid supper and Helen MINERLY was the perfect toastmistress.
Miss Sylvia WILCOX visited Miss Lydia MOON of Branchport, last Thursday.
Rev and Mrs. A. B. SCHOFIELD spent a couple of days with friends in Owego.
Rev and Mrs. George BEERS are spending the winter in Cleveland and Akron, O.
Miss Dorothy DART entertained two tables of bridge, last Friday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. August NEWLAND of Earl Station, spent Sunday afternoon with friends in Dresden.
Mr. and Mrs. Chester CARSON spent Sunday at Monterey.
Clara RYAL, having spent a weeks vacation at her home here, returned to the Geneva hospital, Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur BARNES and son leave next Tuesday for Florida for the winter.
Miss Lois DEAN expects to go South for the winter.
Mrs. DELLA LONGWELL left Sunday with her son and wife, to spend the winter with them. She was some better when she left here.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth BRADFORD and children spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Charles NUTT.
Thomas DUNNING and family are spending the weekend at Corning.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert LARE and Oscar LARE of Starkey, Mr. and Mrs. Charles CHAMPLIN, of Waterloo, and daughter, Mrs. Kenneth McKINCH (?) and little daughter, Marilyn of Burlington, NJ, visited Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin STODDARD, Sunday.
Penn Yan Democrat July 28, 1939 contributed by Cathy Coon
CUMMINGS - At Milo, Monday, July 24, John E. CUMMINGS, 75.
He leaves his wife: five daughters, Mrs. Seeley CLAYTON, Mrs. C. N. ALBERTSON, Penn Yan; Mrs. Robert TAYLOR, Buffalo; Mrs. Harold SUTHERLAND, Elmira; Mrs. John NEILSEN Penn Yan; four sons, William, of Mumford; Leo, of Elmira; John E. and Calvin, of Penn Yan; two half-brothers, William and Thomas CUMMINGS, of Himrod. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock at Corcoran Funeral Home, 102 east Main Street, Rev. E. W. Chapin, of Second Milo Baptist Church, officiating. Burial in Lake View.
Geneva Times, Monday Aug 4, 1975 contributed by: Dianne Thomas
Mrs. Erva B. PETERSON - Penn Yan - Mrs. Erva B. PETERSON, 84 of 171 Main St., died Saturday at Soldiers and Sailors hospital. Funeral services were today at 4 pm at the Weldon Funeral Home with the Rev. Lee HOWE, officiating. Burial was in the 2nd Milo Cemetery. Mrs. PETERSEN was a life resident of Penn Yan and was a member of Second Milo Baptist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Heart Fund at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital Surviving are two sons, Carl J. and Robert C., both of Penn Yan; two sisters, Mrs. Vera PETERSON of Dundee and Mrs. Helen BROUWERE of Altay; 12 grandchildren; two great grand children; and several nieces and nephews.
Courier Gazette Death Notices, Oct 1998 contributed by: Dianne Thomas
TOMES, Letta B. - Letta Bornheimer TOMES, 80, of Palmyra died Monday, October 5, 1998 at the Clifton Springs Nursing Home. Mrs. TOMES was born the daughter of Albert and Jinnive Smith BORNHEIMER, December 26, 1917 in Clifton Springs. She retired from Garlock in Palmyra. Mrs. TOMES was a member of the Rebekah and the United Methodist Church of Palmyra. Interment in the Lakeview Cemetery, Penn Yan. Mrs. TOMES is survived by her sons, Thomas (Rose) TOMES of Macedon, Charles (Zelma) TOMES, Sr. of Clifton Springs and Richard (Roberta) TOMES of Palmyra; daughter, Linda (Larry) DeCLERCK of Newark; granddaughters Dawn DAVIS and Tracy TOMES; grandsons, Mark (Annette) TOMES and Charles (Pam) TOMES Jr.; four great-granddaughters; sister, Iva KENT of Palmyra and nephew Ronald KENT. Mrs. TOMES was predeceased by her husband Albert TOMES in 1992.
Courier Gazette Death Notices, Jan 1999 contributed by: Dianne Thomas
McMAHON Donald R. - Donald R. "Fuzzy" McMAHON 73, of Keuka Park, died Jan. 28, 1999, at his home. Mr. McMAHON was born June 18, 1925 in Geneva, the son of Thomas G. and Reitha Marlow McMAHON. He served with the Fifth Armored Division of the U.S. Army during World War II. A postmaster for 23 years, he worked at the Dresden Post Office, the Branchport Post Office, and retired in 1986 from the Marion Post Office. He was a communicant of St. Michael's Church, and a life member of the Dresden Fire Dept. He also belonged to the National Association of Postmasters, Penn Yan VFW and the Dresden American Legion. Interment in St. Michael's Cemetery, Penn Yan. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy R. McMAHON; two sons, James M. (Bonna) McMAHON of Dresden and Donald Andrew of Farmington; one daughter, Mrs. (Peter) Nancy BREVET of Newark; grandsons, Matthew BREVET and Kevin McMAHON; two brothers, Thomas (Charlotte) McMAHON of Oneonta, Robert (Naomi) McMAHON of Palmetto, FL; several nieces and nephews.
Courier Gazette Death Notices, Oct 2001 contributed by: Dianne Thomas
THAXTON, Harold - Harold THAXTON Jr., 55, of Newark/Williamson, died suddenly Tuesday, October 9, 2001 at Strong Memorial Hospital. Harold was born August 11, 1946 to Harold and Ethel Masatwski THAXTON in Dayton, Kentucky. He loved football and watching old John Wayne movies. Harold is survived by his brothers, Paul Thomas of Bergen and Ronald Thomas of Dundee; and friends at the Finger Lakes DDSO. Harold was predeceased by his mother Ethel HOLLENBECK and step-father Ralph HOLLENBECK. Interment at Hillside Cemetery in Dundee.
Courier Gazette Death Notices, Dec 2003
PULVER Dr. Donald - Dr. Donald W. PULVER Sr., 91, who served the Phelps area for 37 years, died December 13, 2003 at Clifton Springs Hospital. He was born in 1912, the youngest son of Irwin and Anna PULVER. He graduated from Cornell Veterinary School in 1935. In 1939 he married Doris M. DOOLITTLE and established his large and small animal veterinary practice in Phelps. He retired in 1976. Dr. PULVER was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church, Phelps Rotary Club and the Garoga Sincerity F&AM Lodge 200. He is survived by his children, Dr. Robert I. (Joan) PULVER of Penfield, William E. (Patricia) PULVER of Irondequoit, Dr. Donald W. Jr. (Robin) PULVER of Pittsford and Carolyn A. (Brian) BURKE of Webster; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased in 2001 by his wife, Doris. Private interment in Lakeview Cemetery in Penn Yan.
Courier Gazette Death Notices, Nov 2003
VERSTREATE, Louise - Louise VERSTREATE, 85, died November 1, 2003 at Newark Manor Nursing Home. Louise was born October 20, 1919 in Pulteney, to Ernest and Lillian Eldred Smith. Louise is survived by many friends at Newark Manor. Arrangements by Paul L. Murphy & Sons Funeral Home, 127 East Miller Street. Funeral services were officiated by the Rev. Timothy Johnson; interment is in Lake View Cemetery in Penn Yan.
Courier Gazette Death Notices, Feb 2004
SKINKLE, Grace - Grace P. SKINKLE, 78, of Lyons, died Feb. 25, 2004 at home. Grace was born in Youngstown, Ohio, to Conrad and Ilie Mae Hawkins EDDWARDS. She retired from Parker Hannifin in Clyde and was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, a life member of the Lyons Rod and Gun Club, an avid reader, and golfer at the Wayne Hills Country Club. She is survived by her son, Richard (Denise) of Palmyra; two daughters, Barbara (Jack) WHITE of Clyde, and Wendy (Nelson) WHITCOMB of Palmyra; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased in 1996 by her husband, Clifford W. SKINKLE, and by a sister, Virginia HARTMAN. Inurnment will be in Lake View Cemetery in Penn Yan.
Courier Gazette Death Notices, Jan 2004
Stock, George - George T. Stock, 57, of Rushville, died January 19, 2004 at his home on South Main Street. Friends are invited to call from 10 to 11 on Saturday, January 24 at the United Methodist Church, 22 N. Main Street, Rushville, where funeral services will follow at 11. Burial will be in the Hillside Cemetery in Dundee. George was born in Potter, Pennsylvania on August 3, 1946, the son of Francis and Ethel Badmone Stock. He was a member of the United Methodist Church. George is survived by many friends and a cousin, Freida Badmone of Dundee.
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