"Gre" Obituaries



From Geneva Daily Times 18 September 1907

Mrs. Margaret Greaney, widow of the late Michael Greaney, died last night at 10:40 at her home on West Hamilton street. The deceased was about 75 year of age, was born in Portartlington, Kings county, Ireland, and came to this country when quite young. She has been a resident of this city for over forty years. No relatives survive.



From Ontario County Journal 16 October 1891

Died, in Canandaigua, October 5, Ann Eliza Green, aged 62 years and 3 months. Mrs. Green was born at Rhinebeck, Dutchess county, N. Y., July 4, 1829, and her father, William Martin, moved to Academy the same year. She was married to Kelly W. Green March 12th, 1850, by Rev. Eli Hackett. Mrs. Green was a devoted wife and mother and enjoyed the unbounded love and confidence of her husband and children. She was a kind and charitable neighbor, with a heart full of sympathy for the afflicted. Some twenty years ago she embraced religion, and her faith in God was never shaken. She was a lover of truth and justice, not deigning to gossip, and dealt exclusively in facts. During the war her heart and hands were engaged in ameliorating the sufferings of the Boys in Blue by preparing bandages, lint, mittens, stockings, canning and drying fruits with other ladies of our neighborhood, and the goods were sent in boxes to our soldiers. Finally, Mrs. Green has discharged the duties of life well and faithfully and has gone to her reward, loved and respected by all who knew her. Her funeral was held at the house of her son-in-law, Salem Haskell, where she was confined during her sickness, on the 7th instant, Rev. Langworthy officiating. Her body was tenderly borne to the grave by her four sons-in-law and two nephews, and laid to rest beside her son and daughter, who preceded her to the better land.


 
From Ontario County Journal 11 March 1887

Rushville, N. Y. - The death of Benj. Green occurred on Friday, March 4th, 1887, the result of injuries received about two weeks before. Mr. Green was greatly respected and is as well known as any citizen of Gorham and will be greatly missed by his friends and neighbors. His death is a sad blow to the community. His age was 54 years. The funeral was largely attended at the house on Monday.



From Geneva Courier 10 December 1879

Mrs. Binnie Green, whose death was announced in the Courier, and whom a large circle of friends mourn, was born in 1851.  At the early age of four years she was left an orphan.  She was adopted by Mr. and Mrs. Cobb, of Phelps, and in every way treated as if she were a daughter.  She won their affections and the affections of the friends to whom she became known.  She was always careful for the happiness of those who had adopted her.  She was like sunshine in the home.  Her presence was a delight.  She was a favorite with those of her own age -- full of playfulness in their mirth and of seriousness in their troubles.  She was, however, naturally serious, and never fond of the follies that are attractive to so many of the young.  It may be that early sorrow shadowed her mind.  She was married at the age of 23 years.  Her devotion as a wife and mother was ardent.  It lasted through her life.  Her greatest desire for life was that she might train the little one she has left.  It cannot be doubted that she left the impress of her mind and heart on the child.  The gentleness and blended firmness of her character qualified her to be useful at home and in society.

For more than twenty years a vigorous constitution resisted the attacks of a disease which at last terminated in death.  During repeated illnesses of great severity she was always patient and cheerful, never depressed on her own account.  Her last sickness was protracted and at times she suffered greatly.  Patient and self-possessed she made complete arrangements for her own burial. In these hours of increasing feebleness and of pain she was looking to her future home.  Her trust was in the .Savior She often said that no darkness obscured the view of Christ's love. At the very last she said to her physician who told her she would be in heaven before morning, "I am so glad."  Her end was peace.



From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 6 May 1913

Clifton Springs, N. Y., May 3 -
The funeral of the late C. S. Green, whose death occurred on Friday night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Anson Gardner, in Newark, was held this afternoon at his late home in West Main street., Clifton Springs, with burial in the Clifton Springs cemetery. Rev. Rampel Newland, assisted by Rev. J. N. Sackett, both of Clifton Springs, officiated at the services. Mr. Green was over 80 years old and had lived in Clifton Springs for many years. He was in Newark visiting his daughter when he died. During the past winter, Mr. Green had not been well, but had been about as usual for some weeks. He was a member of the Newark Grand Army Post. Mr. Green leaves four daughters, the Misses Emma and Fannie Green, and Miss Minnie Green. His wife died many years ago.



From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 18 April 1915

Honeoye, April 18 -
Friday morning occurred the death of Mrs. Carrie Elizabeth Green in her home in Main street, after an illness of about two years. She was the daughter of David A. and Sarah E. Pierpont and was born in this village, September 13, 1844. When but a small child the family moved to the old family home about two and one-half miles northeast of this place, where she lived until her marriage to Dr. Lewis E. Green about twenty-six years ago. Since that time she had lived here. She leaves one son, Pierpont L. Green, of this village. The funeral will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home, the Rev. L. D. Boynton, of Hornell, officiating. The burial will be made in Lake View cemetery.



From Clifton Springs Press 22 December 1910

Mrs. Catherine Green,
widow of the late James Green, died at her home on Silver street on Sunday morning, December 18th. She was born in Limerick, Ireland, in 1836, and came to this country 48 years ago, and has been a residence of this village since then. Mrs. Green was a kind and charitable woman and had many friends. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. John E. Sharp and Mrs. M. J. Meade, both of Rochester; and one son, Thomas Green, who resides in the west. The funeral was held from St. Felix Church on Tuesday morning, and the interment was made in St. Agnes cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 11 February 1887

Rushville, N. Y. - On Monday afternoon, February 7, the wife of Charles Green died at her home in the town of Gorham, aged 55 years. Mrs. Green was sick but a few days, with spinal and brain fever. The funeral was held from the residence on Thursday.



From Ontario County Times 24 June 1891

Rushville, N. Y. -  Charles H. Green
died at his home in Gorham, June 21st, of consumption. He has been lingering and suffering for a long time. He leaves a wife, son and daughter, many relatives, and as many friends as he had acquaintances, for to know him was to be his friend.



From Geneva Daily Times 4 January 1889

Accidental Death - On Saturday morning last, Mr. Charles W. Green, aged 37 years, was accidentally killed at the depot here in a peculiar manner.  He left his home on Exchange street after breakfast to go to the Woodin farm east of Geneva to chop wood, and took the railroad track as that was his nearest course, and the one which promised the easiest walking.  Just east of the water tank he stepped from the track to avoid a passenger train towards the Fall Brook track.  At that moment a switch engine on the latter track came along and the heavy crossbeam struck Green on the head over the left eye inflicting a terrible wound.  He  was picked up in an unconscious condition, carried to his home and medical aid summoned, but he lived only a few hours.  A widowed mother and sister survive him.



From Victor Herald 31 May 1907

Allen's Hill, N. Y. - 
Died at Willard State Hospital, May 20th, David Wesley Green of Allen's Hill, aged sixty-seven years. He was born in Rush, Monroe county, August 8th, 1839, the son of Isaiah and Sophronia Baker Green, one of a family of five children, of which only one survives, Isaac B. Green of Richmond. On March 9th, 1869, he married Mary E. Newton of Bristol, who with an only daughter, Mrs. Genevie E. Ashley, survive. A son died in 1871. In June last, Mr. Green was taken ill, suffering from heart trouble, from which he never fully recovered. He was a man who had the respect of all, a faithful member of the M. E. church, of which he had been trustee more than twenty years, a kind husband and father. Burial was made at Baptist Hill. The bearers were six relatives, Mark H. and Fred Bell, Frank Sleight, John, Frank and Isaac Green.



From Geneva Daily Times 21 November 1912

Hopewell Center, N. Y. -
The funeral of Mrs. Edith Ingraham Green, wife of Howard Green, who passed away at her home in Geneva on Friday, was held from the Methodist church of this place on Tuesday at 1 o'clock. The services were conducted by Rev. D. D. Showers, pastor of the Methodist church here. The burial was made in Chapman Cemetery. She was 25 years of age. She was a former resident of this place, a member of the Methodist church here, a member of the Standard Bearer Society, Sunday school and Grange. The deceased is survived by her husband and a little daughter, four weeks old; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Ingraham of Seneca Castle; two sisters, Misses Lina and Elsie Ingraham of Seneca Castle; and two brothers, Ivan Ingraham of Geneva and Murray Ingraham of Seneca Castle.



From Geneva Daily Times March 13 1933

Edwin Stewart Green
, aged 78, of 91 Hamilton street, died Saturday morning at the Canandaigua Memorial Hospital following a short illness.  He leaves one daughter, Mrs. Allen A. Adkinson, of Flint Mich. and a son, Samuel S. Green of Syracuse.  Mr. Green was born in Geneva and had always lived here.  At one time he operated a little store at the corner of Hamilton and Pulteney streets.  The funeral will be held tomorrow morning at 11:15 o'clock at the Yells Funeral Home with Rev. Samuel H. Edsall of Trinity church officiating.  Burial will be in Washington Street Cemetery.



From Canandaigua Chronicle 7 February 1906


Yesterday at his home in Bristol street in the same house where he had lived for nearly 52 years, the death occurred of Eli N. Green, one of the oldest inhabitants of the village, he being almost 90 years of age at the time of his death. Mr. Green was born in Wales, Mass., in 1816 and came to Canandaigua in 1843. He was a shoemaker by trade, and after coming to Canandaigua, was in the shoe business for a period of about ten years. Later he purchased a farm in the western part of the village and also owned a farm on the lake shore. He was a successful fruit grower and remained in the fruit business for some time.

Afterwards he purchased the house in Bristol street in which his death occurred and where as stated above, he has lived since the time of its purchase. In 1854 he was married to Miss Hannah Fields Childs and to them was born one son, Charles M. Green, who survives. His first wife died April 22, 1873.

In 1891 he was married to Mrs. Elizabeth Hewitt Brown, who survives him. In May, 1905, Mr. Green fell from a wagon and sustained a fracture of the collar bone and on account of his advanced age, the injury was a serious one from which he never fully recovered. A week ago last Monday he suffered a paralytic stroke which was at once recognized by the physicians as fatal, but his wonderful constitution kept him alive until yesterday, when his death occurred. He is survived by his wife and one son, Charles M. Green, of this village. Mr. Green was a man of excellent reputation and sterling character and has always commanded the respect of his fellow citizens. In his death the village loses one of its oldest citizens and it is in fact probable that Mr. Green was the oldest man living in the village since had he survived, he would have been 90 years of age on July 14th next. The funeral will be held from his late home Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m., Rev. J. Scott Ebersole officiating, and interment will be in Woodlawn cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 29 December 1911

Rushville, N. Y. - 
The death of Mrs. Elizabeth Green occurred at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Jacob Kindleberger, near Gorham, on Thursday, aged 88 years, 10 months. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Kindleberger and was born in Germany, but the greater part of her live had been spent in this country. Although she understood English, she would never use it, but always conversed in her native tongue. She leaves two daughters. The funeral services were held from the Lutheran Church at Voak, Saturday, at 2:30 o'clock, Rev. Reisig officiating. Burial in the Schuman cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 7 September 1933

Mrs. Emma C. Green,
aged 77, died at the home of her son, Charles Green, today after a lingering illness. Besides her son, she leaves two sisters, Mrs. Fred Bucklin and Mrs. Ella Rollinson, both of this city; also three grandchildren, George and Thomas Green of this city and Mrs. Theodore Koberg of Oswego. Funeral services will be conducted at the home on Exchange Street Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock by the Rev. Irving A. McGrew, chaplain of Hobart College. Burial will be in Washington Street Cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 21 November 1902

Rushville, N. Y. -  Emory Green
died very suddenly of heart failure at his home north of this village on Friday evening, aged 58 years. Mr. Green entered the army when but 18 years of age. Since that time he had been in poor health. He will be greatly missed, as he had always lived in this vicinity. He is survived by a wife, five daughters, and two sons. His funeral was held on Sunday afternoon from the house. Rev. E. A. Hazeltine officiated.



From Ontario County Journal 9 December 1910

Erastus H. Green,
for many years a resident of the east lake shore, and from whom the late Senator Raines purchased the site upon which the Raines summer home now stands, died at Canandaigua hospital last Friday, aged 70 years. Deceased had been in feeble health for some months, paralysis finally causing death. Mr. Green served in the Civil war, and most of his life was spent on his fruit farm on the lake shore. One son, Granger, and one daughter, Mrs. Frank A. Seeley, both of Gorham township, survive. Funeral services were held at the Masonic Temple on Sunday afternoon and the burial in Woodlawn cemetery was with Masonic rites.



From Phelps Citizen 23 November 1916

George Green,
aged 60 years, who purchased the O. Y. Wells farm at Melvin Hill and moved here from Hopewell last spring, died suddenly of angina pectoris about six o'clock Monday morning. He is survived by his wife, three sons, Herman of Sodus, Howard of Buffalo and Gordon, who resides at home; and two daughters, Mrs. Susan Wegg of Wellsville and Mrs. Alice Wilder of Watson. The funeral services will be held this afternoon.



From Ontario County Journal 5 April 1895

Thursday morning about 3:15 o'clock occurred the death of Mrs. Hanna M. Fox Green at her home on Gorham street, in this village. Several weeks ago Mrs. Green suffered an attack of la grippe, which developed into pneumonia, from which disease she died. She was 68 years of age. Besides her husband, Kelly W. Green, she leaves two sisters, Mrs. Nancy Lusk of Homer, Mich.; Mrs. O. N. Crane, of this village, and one brother, David C. Benham of Hopewell. Mrs. Greene's first husband was James T. Fox. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3 p.m., and will be conducted by Rev. D. D. Campbell, D. D.



From Geneva Daily Times 11 August 1906

Mrs. Hannah Green, widow of the late John E. Green, died this morning at 11:30 o'clock at the family residence, No. 284 Exchange street, after a long and painful illness. The deceased was in her eightieth year. She was born in Kent, England, and came to this country as a child of five years. After a short residence in both Phelps and Troy, the family settled in Seneca county, where the deceased lived until twenty years ago when she came to Geneva. During her residence here she has been a communicant and regular attendant at Trinity church. She is survived by two sisters, Mrs. E. M. Shields of Geneva and Mrs. Sarah A. Pyke of Phelps; four daughters, Mrs. Louise J. Hindmarch and Miss Mary E. Green of Geneva, Mrs. J. M. Young of Great Bend, Kansas, Mrs. E. J. Terrill of Seneca Falls; three sons, Edward A. of Saginaw, Michigan, George A. and John E. of Geneva.



From Ontario County Journal 11 July 1902

Rushville, N. Y. -  Mrs. Hannah Green
died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Joseph Farnsworth, north of this village, on July 10, of paralysis, aged 76 years. The funeral was held from the Farnsworth home on Friday, Rev. D. M. Van Tuyl officiating. The interment was in Pine Corners cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 10 April 1914

Funeral services for Mrs. Hannah Green, wife of Frank B. Green, were held on Tuesday afternoon in the Cheshire church, conducted by Rev. D. S. Hooker. of Canandaigua. Mrs. Green passed away on Sunday morning at Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. She was born just south of this place 38 years ago, youngest daughter of George and late Phebe Proust. Nearly the whole of her life had been spent in this vicinity, where she was dearly loved and respected. She leaves, besides her husband, an aged father and four children: Clyde, Francis, Gertrude and Harold, and one sister, Mrs. John Case. Burial services in Pine Bank Cemetery were conducted by members of Rebekah Lodge, to which order deceased belonged, also to Academy Grange.



From Naples Record 31 May 1873

Rushville -
Died in this village, May 22nd, 1873, Mrs. Harriet Green, widow of Ira Green, after a long and painful illness of cancer, aged 77 years, 8 months and 4 days. She was the daughter of Nathan and Polly Webb, and was born in Westmoreland, N. Y., Sept.

18th, 1795, and came with her parents to this vicinity 75 years ago. They settled on the farm now owned by Miner Loomis about 1 mile south of this village. She was married to Ira Green of Jerusalem, Yates Co., March 4th, 1823. Mr. Green died in July 1850; a brother and sister and adopted son survive her.



From Ontario County Journal 20 March 1908

Mrs. Helen Brown Green,
wife of Erastus H. Green, died on March 12, at the Canandaigua hospital, where she had been cared for for nearly a year, having suffered from a cancerous trouble, aged 62 years. The family home was on the lake shore near Lincoln Wood, where Mrs. Green had lived her married life of 40 years. She was the daughter of the late Thomas F. Brown of this village. Besides her husband, she leaves one daughter, Mrs. Frank Seeley, of the lake shore; and one son, Granger Green, who resides on the home farm; and one brother, George Brown, of Rochester. The funeral was held from the Curtice undertaking rooms on Sunday afternoon, Rev. L. L. Taylor officiating. The interment was in Woodlawn.



From Naples Record 17 July 1875

Hyland Green
died in this village on Wednesday morning, July 14th, 1875, after an illness of only a few hours, apparently from an overdose of opium, whether taken by accident or design is not known. He was 56 years of age. He was an adopted son of Mr. Green, who died about 30 years ago. After the death of Mr. Green, he remained with and cared for his widow until her death, which occurred some three years since. He was a man of feeble intellect but of correct habits, and for many years a worthy member of the M. E. Church in this village. He leaves a widow but no children, their only child, an infant, died a few months ago.



From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 5 November 1938

Victor, N. Y. -
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. tomorrow in First Presbyterian church for Mrs. Ida B. Green, 80, who died Thursday night in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ina Polhemus. Mrs. Green had been a member of the church for 50 years and was active in church and community affairs until recent years. Besides her daughter, Mrs. Green leaves two sons, Fred C. and E. Ellsworth Green of Victor; and five grandchildren. The Rev. Raymond Dronfield will officiate at the funeral and burial will be in Boughton Hill cemetery.



From Victor Herald 6 January 1905

Mrs. Irene Timmerman Green,
wife of Baldwin Green, died at the family home on Boughton Hill Sunday night, as the result of a stroke of paralysis which she suffered some five weeks ago, her death having been almost daily expected since that time. Mrs. Green was eighty-one years old. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Timmerman and was born in Manheim, Herkimer county, where she married Mr. Green sixty-one years ago. Their early married life was spent in the eastern part of the state, but they have been residents of Victor for fully forty years. Mrs. Green became a member of the Presbyterian church of this village in 1885, and for many years was a frequent attendant at its services. She was a quiet home-loving woman, content with the duties of wife and mother and never seeking prominence in the social life of the community, though during her long life in Victor many had come to know and love her. Beside the aged husband, five children survive: one daughter, Mrs. Charles Bowerman, who resides north of this village; William of Worcester, Mass., Herman, Clarence and Charles Green, all of this town. A son, Peter, of Buffalo, died about a year ago. One sister, Mrs. Carrie Dunkel of Binghamton, N. Y., and a brother, Benjamin F. Timmerman of this village, also survive. The funeral services were held at the home Wednesday afternoon at two o'clock, Rev. Frank W. Hill officiating. Interment in Boughton Hill cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 19 March 1909

Allen's Hill, N. Y. -
In the death of Isaac B. Green, who passed away at his home on March 10, the town loses one of its oldest, best known and most esteemed men. Mr. Green had been failing in health for some time past and the end was not unexpected. He was born in Rush, Monroe county, in 1837, and he had resided for nearly 60 years in the town of Richmond. On March 2, 1871, he married Miss Margery A. Reed, of this town, who with three sons, John R., Frank L. and Isaac M., survive. Mr. Green was a veteran of the Civil war, enlisting in 1862 in Company C, Fourth N. Y. heavy artillery. He served until 1865, when he was mustered out. At the close of the war, he re-engaged in farming and in this line he had been successful and accumulated a valuable property. He was a careful observer of the best ways and means of conducting a farm and studied the subject thoroughly. He was for many years an extensive hop grower. In politics Mr. Green was a staunch Republican. He and his family attended the Methodist church here and he was its generous supporter. He will be missed, as he was a kind and obliging neighbor, a loving husband and father, and his tender solicitude for his family, to whom his life had been devoted, makes the blow hard to bear. The funeral was held at his late home on Friday, Rev. J. G. Hann officiating. The interment was in Lake View Cemetery at Honeoye. D. O. Pierpont, R. B. Simmons, B. F. Phillips and H. G. Ogden acted as bearers.



From Geneva Courier 16 October 1878

Sudden Death of James Green - Mr. James Green, an old and respected resident of Geneva, died on Monday morning.  He had but a few moments before come into the house, and appeared in his usual health. He laid down upon a lounge and complained of feeling great pain.  Before any help could be summoned he was dead. He had been a sufferer several years from rheumatism, and death probably resulted from rheumatism of the heart. Mr. Green was a man of a quiet and pleasant disposition, and had many friends and no enemies.  He leaves a wife and five children, the youngest about twelve years old. He was about 67 years of age. He was possessed of considerable property, owning houses on Exchange, Castle and Geneva streets, and residences in other parts of the village. Some years ago he followed the occupation of a butcher, and did a large business, but of late years he has not engaged in any vocation. Mr. Green was born in County Clare, Ireland, and came to this country in 1836, and settled in Brooklyn. Tiring of the city in 1840, he removed to this village and has lived here continuously up to the time of his death. The funeral will take place from the church of St. Francis DeSales on Thursday morning at 10 o'clock.



From Geneva Daily Times 11 June 1904

Clifton Springs, N. Y. - James Green,
an old and respected citizen, died at his residence west of this village Thursday. He was born in Ireland but since his youth had lived in the vicinity of Clifton Springs. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, Mrs. John E. Sharp and Mrs. M. J. Mead of Rochester, and one son, Thomas.



From Geneva Gazette 2 November 1888

Mrs. John R. Green, wife of a former well known merchant of Phelps, died on Monday afternoon last.  She had been in feeble health for a long time, so that her death was not unexpected.



From Geneva Gazette 6 April 1894

Died All Alone !  - Mrs. John Green
, an aged widow, lived all alone in her little home, corner of Colt and North Main streets.  She was daily about her premises up to and including Monday last.  Tuesday passed as also the forenoon of Wednesday, when neighbors suddenly became conscious of the fact that 48 hours had elapsed since she had been seen.  This led to an investigation.  Every door was found securely closed.  A window of her bedroom facing Colt street was eventually raised a trifle, the curtains pushed aside, and the venerable woman discovered in calm and unconscious repose upon her bed. Entrance by a doorway was speedily effected, and the startling fact revealed that Death had been a visitor there long before, from twenty-four to thirty-six hours.

The husband of the deceased was Mr. John Green, the oldest of five brothers, all active and well known citizens of our village, the others being James, Daniel, Thos. and Patrick, all long since passed away.  She had three children, two sons and one daughter, all of whom fell victims of consumption soon after reaching adult age.  Altho' bereaved of all of her family, yet the lonely widow never abandoned her home, not took others to share its humble but comfortable shelter.  She exchanged frequent visits with her many neighbors, by all of whom as well as by all acquaintances she was held in high esteem.  She lived and died a faithful, devout Catholic.  The last sad offices of her church in a requiem mass will be said over her inanimate remains today. How we will miss her cheery salutation as from day to day for over forty years our pathway has led us by her humble dwelling.



From Ontario County Chronicle 24 June 1903

Phelps, N. Y. -
The death of Mrs. John Green occurred Friday evening at her home in West Main street. Mrs. Green was a member of St. Francis Catholic church, coming here from Geneva about four years ago. Deceased was 40 years of age and leaves besides her husband, six small children, the youngest but a little over a week old, also five sisters and three brothers.



From Ontario County Journal 7 May 1897

Honeoye, N. Y. -  Dr. Lewis E. Green
died at Brigham Hall, Canandaigua, on Saturday, May 1, at 5:30 p.m., aged nearly 46 years. Two years ago this present month, it was considered necessary to place him under restraint. Since then his health has been gradually failing until the end came. Dr. Green was born in South Dansville, Livingston county, on June 12, 1851. Of a family of 10 children, five brothers and the only sister survive. In the spring of '75, he located in Honeoye, and on February 9, '87, was married to Miss Carrie E. Pierpont of this town. The funeral services were held from the Congregational church on Tuesday, May 4, at 1:30 p.m., Rev. L. H. Squires of Rochester officiating, assisted by Rev. Mr. Day, with interment in Lake View cemetery. His widow and little son, five years of age, are all that are left of his immediate family. Dr. Green, when in health, had a large and extended practice. He was a Democrat in politics, had served one term as postmaster, and was one of the most independent of men. It was a cause of universal regret when, two or three years ago, friends and acquaintances were forced to acknowledge that Dr. Green could no longer be considered accountable. The kindest and most attentive care had been given him until the summons came to "banquet with the King." 



From Ontario County Journal 25 February 1916

Mrs. Louise A. Green,
aged 79 years, passed away at the home of her son, Charles E. Green, west lake road, on Friday morning. Death was due to general debility. She leaves three sons, Charles E. and Frank B. Green, of Canandaigua town, and William B. Green of South Pearl street. The funeral services were held at the home of William B. Green on Sunday afternoon, Rev. Guy L. Morrill officiating. Interment was in West Avenue cemetery.



From Ontario County Chronicle 6 May 1903

Rushville, N. Y. -
This place was shocked Thursday to learn that Lyman Green, a well-known farmer, had killed himself at his home west of here. His wife was working about the kitchen when she was attracted by the report of a gun, which came from another part of the house. She had left her husband at the breakfast table and when she went to that room and found it empty, she searched further and discovered his dead body in a closet that opened off the room. His head was almost severed from his body by an ugly gunshot wound in the neck, the still smoking gun lying nearby. Coroner Wilkans, who was called, concluded that Green had entered the closet, rested the gun on the floor, placed the right side of his neck over the muzzle and pulled the trigger. His neck had been broken and almost shot away. Green had been very despondent of late. He was about 50 years of age. Besides his widow, he leaves a 7-year-old daughter.



From Ontario County Journal 31 August 1917

The death of Mrs. Mary Green, aged 85 years, occurred on Wednesday evening at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William A. Husbands. She was the widow of James Green of Plattsburgh. She leaves one son, John Green, of Dundee; one daughter, Mrs. Husbands; and one sister, Mrs. John O'Leary, of Canandaigua. Six grandchildren also survive. The funeral services will be held at St. Mary's church tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock. Interment will be at Calvary.



From Geneva Daily Times 5 December 1927

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Green
died at her home, 91 Hamilton street, early yesterday morning. She is survived by her husband, E. H. Green, two sons, Roy Tuttle of Penn Yan and Edward Tuttle of Dundee; and several grandchildren. The funeral services will be held from the home of her nephew, Earl Finzar, of Pulteney street, tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock. Interment will be made in Hillside Cemetery at Dundee. The Rev. R. H. Huse will officiate.



From Geneva Courier 1 September 1875

Last week we mentioned a beautiful burial casket at Messrs. Beach & Bradley's purchased for a young lady recently deceased.  The young lady was Miss Mary J. Green, daughter of John Green, and her funeral took place the next day -- Thursday, at the Church of St. Francis de Sales (Geneva) and as it was something of an innovation upon the stereotyped manner of funerals we give a short account of it. The pall-bearers were six young ladies, former friends and companions of the deceased:  Miss Sarah Pyne; Miss Anna Burns, Miss Mary Melia; Miss Mary Shanley; Miss Libby Howard; Miss Bridget Shanley; each of whom was dressed in white and preceded by the undertaker marched at the head of the procession from the house to the Church, the hearse bearing the remains following immediately behind them.  At the Church they took charge of the coffin as pall-bearers and also at the Cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 9 August 1901

Rushville, N. Y. -  Mrs. Mary W. Green,
aged 84 years, was found dead in bed at her home on Monday morning. She had been in very feeble health for more than a year and had suffered several strokes of paralysis. It is supposed that her death was the result of the same disease. Mrs. Green was a highly esteemed, christian woman and a member of the Congregational church. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. F. P. Williams, with whom she had her home, and one son, Erastus Green of Gorham. The funeral was held at the residence on Wednesday afternoon. Interment was made in Rushville cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 23 March 1917

Rushville, N. Y. - Mary Wightman Green
died at the Canandaigua hospital on Saturday evening. She was born July 9, 1836, at Rushville, and was the eldest daughter of James and Esther Wightman; was married to Nathaniel Green of Rushville, when 16 years of age and had always lived there, with the exception of seven years spent with a grandson, Roy Mullen, of Cheshire. The past four years had been spent in the Canandaigua hospital. To this marriage, two children were born, Wightman Green, deceased, and a devoted daughter, Belle C. Mullen, of Cheshire, who with three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one aged brother, Dr. James Wightman, of Branchport, survive. "Grandma Green," as she was lovingly called at the hospital and by the friends that her sweet nature gathered about her, was a woman of unusual character. In her early wedded life she was left alone with her little family while her husband served four years in the Civil War, enlisting as a private in the 148th Reg., Co. F., and was advanced to the rank of captain. After his death, she reared and educated two orphaned grandchildren, now grown to manhood and womanhood. Her gentle, patient presence was an inspiration to the institution where she spent her last days, and "the beauty of her smile" will never pass away from those whose privilege it was to come in touch with her life. "Give her of the fruits of her hands, and let her own works praise her within the gates." The funeral services were held at Rushville on Tuesday, March 20, at 2 p.m. Burial was in the Rushville cemetery.



From Geneva Gazette 28 December 1900

Richard M. Green, Esq.,
died very suddenly at his home in Phelps on Christmas night.  He was very prominent in the business and social life of Phelps.  He served two terms as PostMaster, and for many years as Justice of the Peace.  During his earlier years he affiliated with the Republican party, and later changed to the Democratic party, and was active and reliable in his fealty to the latter up to the close of his busy life.



From Canandaigua Chronicle 23 October 1907

Allen's Hill, N. Y. - 
The death of Mrs. S. W. Green occurred at 4 o'clock Tuesday, Oct. 15, following an illness of nearly four months from a complication of diseases. In the death of Mrs. Green, the community loses one of its most prominent women. She had always taken a very active part in social and church life and was particularly interested in Sunday school work. She was a woman of remarkable intellectuality and literary attainment and for many years was the local correspondent for several newspapers. Mrs. Green's maiden name was Mary E. Newton, a daughter of the late Darius Newton. She was born in Bristol, Ontario county, June 4, 1848, and resided there until her marriage to S. Wesley Green on March 9, 1869, whom she survived less than five months, his death occurring on May 20. She leaves to mourn their loss a daughter, Mrs. H. S. Ashley, who resides on the homestead; a brother, John Newton of Holcomb; and one sister, Mrs. Altha Emmons of Portland, Oregon. The burial was in the family lot in Evergreen cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times December 30 1918

Mrs. Sarah S. Green, wife of Edwin S. Green of this city died this morning at 12:45 o'clock at her home, 91 Hamilton Street.  Mrs. Green had been in ill health for some time besides having been blind for over 40 years.  Besides her husband, she leaves one daughter, Mrs. Allen Adkinson of Paterson N. J., a son; Samuel Green of Syracuse; a sister, Mrs. W. J. Barron; and 2 brothers, John Thornton of Muskegon Mich., and Thomas Thornton of New York City.  The body was taken this afternoon to Mrs. Barron's home at 20 Hoffman Avenue.



From Ontario Republican Times 21 January 1863

Died, at Union Mills, Va., January 13, 1863, of measles and erysipelas, Solomon Green, aged 22 years. He was a member of Co. D (late Capt. Phillip's Company), 126th Regiment N. Y. S. V., and was one of those young patriots who responded to his country's call and risked his life for his country's cause. As a solider he was always prompt and faithful in the performance of his duties and he won the respect and esteem of his officers and comrades in arms. He bravely faced the swift messengers of death on the battlefield, unhurt, but at last fell a victim to a more insidious foe; and he now rests by the side of others of his fellow soldiers, whom no martial notes can awake to action again.



From Naples Record 23 November 1872

Rushville - Mrs. Sophia Green,
widow of Robert Green, and sister of Mrs Alex. Bemet of Middlesex, died in Rushville on Wednesday, Nov. 20th, 1872, in her seventieth year. She had been ill for some time, but her symptoms were not considered alarming until within a few days; since then she rapidly declined. Her disease seemed to be a general breaking up what was left of life. Mrs. Green was an old resident of this village and her remarkable vivacity and social qualities made her a favorite with all. The whole community sympathize with her bereaved children and friends in this, their sad affliction.



From Ontario County Chronicle 13 April 1904

Victor, N. Y. -
The death of Mrs. William Green occurred at Worcester, Mass., on Thursday, April 7th, after a several weeks' illness from a cancerous trouble. Mrs. Greene was formerly Miss Caroline West, and spent almost the entire sixty years of her life in this town. until last fall when she moved to Worcester. Mrs. Greene was always an active worker in the Presbyterian church here and was a member of Unity Club. The remains arrived here Saturday morning and were accompanied by the husband and son. The funeral was held on Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home of Baldwin Green on Boughton Hill, Rev. Frank W. Hill officiating. Interment was in the Boughton Hill Cemetery. The husband and son, Chester E. Green, who are left to mourn the loss, both reside at Worcester, Mass.



From Geneva Gazette 27 January 1882

Mrs. William A. Green

Our sympathies in common with those of many acquaintances in Geneva are tendered to our former townsman, Mr. William A. Green, who has been called to mourn the death of his wife and mother of his six young children. She fell victim to malarial fever in puerperal form. She was a native of county Tipperary, Ireland, and when a few months old she was brought to Staten Island by her parents. She came to Geneva in 1869, and was married in Oct. 1871. Of her orphaned children the oldest is barely 10 years of age, the youngest a babe. Her funeral took place last Monday with service in the Church (Catholic) she loved so well, and in whose teachings and promises her faith was so strongly grounded.



From Geneva Courier 9 January 1878

The Penn Yan Chronicle gives an obituary of the late William S. Green of Italy Hollow who died on the 30th ult., aged over 70 years.  He was born in the town of Gorham, Ontario county, October 14th, 1807, and was the oldest son of Deacon William Green and Pamilla Sauger, his wife.  His mother died in 1810, and Deacon Green married a second wife.  Deacon William Green died in 1860, at the age of seventy-five years; and his father before him, Capt. Henry Green of Rushville, died there in 1849 at the age of eighty-six.  William S. Green married February 19, 1829, Theodosia, eldest daughter of Jeremiah Keeney.  She died April 3, 1856, at the age of forty-six years.  Their children were Lucy L.; Pamilia S.; Walter D.; Champion K.; Emily A.; Laura J.; and Charlotte A.  Mr. Green was a member of the Baptist church, and an earnest Republican.



From Clifton Springs Press 17 February 1910

The death of Baldwin Greene, for many years a prominent farmer residing near Victor, occurred early Saturday evening. The deceased was aged 88 years, and is survived by one daughter and four sons.



From Ontario County Journal 31 August 1906

The death of Mrs. Emily Tiffany Greene, one of the old residents of Main street south, occurred on Saturday, from apoplexy. Mrs. Greene was taken ill while visiting at the home of her half-brother, Olney T. Padelford, at Padelfords, where she had gone to spend her eighty-fifth birthday on Aug. 10. She was removed to this village on Wednesday, Aug. 22. Mrs. Greene was born at Palmyra and was a daughter of George and Susanna Tiffany, and came to this village when a young child. She taught school in this vicinity and in Avon, and in Michigan. In 1847, she married C. C. Greene, who was a well-known artist of time and a member of the Hawthorne literary circle. In 1851, Mr. and Mrs. Greene bought the residence which has ever since been the family home. Mr. Greene died many years ago. Two daughters survive: Mrs. J. D. Niederlitz of Jersey City, N. J., and Mrs. M. J. H. Hicks of this village, who has cared for her mother during her years of invalidism. The funeral was held from her late residence on Tuesday afternoon, Rev. Dr. J. H. France officiating. The interment was in Sand Hill cemetery.



From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 16 March 1929

Geneva, N. Y., March 15 -
Funeral services for Dr. Frank A. Greene, 73, for nearly a half century a practicing dentist in Geneva, will be held from the First Presbyterian church Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Burial at Gorham. Dr. Greene, who died here Wednesday night, came to Geneva on April 1, 47 years ago and began practice here. He had practiced two years at Berkshire, N. Y., before coming to Geneva. He was born at Virgil, N. Y. He was a member of Rochester Dental Society and the Western New York Society and an active member of the First Presbyterian church and a former deacon. He also served as a member of the city Board of Aldermen and Board of Health. He was a member of the Masons and Kiwanis. He leaves his widow; one daughter, Mrs. F. R. Whitaker of Gorham; and two brothers, C. M. Greene and H. L. Greene; and a sister, Miss Anne Greene of Ithaca.



From Shortsville Enterprise 13 April 1938

Joseph I. Greene,
well-known and highly respected resident of Farmington, passed away at the Memorial Hospital in Canandaigua last Wednesday afternoon, having been a patient at that institution for several days. The survivors are his wife, Mrs. Grace Greene; four daughters and one son, the Misses Florence and Charlotte Greene, Mrs. Clara Wells, Mrs. Gladys DeBrock and George Greene; also two grandchildren, all of Farmington. Funeral obsequies were held from the Farmington Friends Church at 2:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon and the remains were laid at rest in the North Farmington cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 5 February 1886

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - Mrs. Wm. Greene,
died very suddenly last Friday morning. Funeral services were held on Sunday at 3 p.m. She leaves a husband and four children to battle with the world. They have the sympathy of a large circle of friends in their great bereavement.



From Ontario County Journal 10 June 1898

Naples, N. Y. - Mrs. Minnie Waterman,
wife of James Greenfield, died on Wednesday morning, aged 29, leaving four small children.



From Neapolitan Record 27 January 1881

Samuel Greenleaf,
a pioneer of Canandaigua, died a few days ago. He was once the great stage man of the state, before railroads were made.



From Geneva Daily Times 14 March 1905

Gorham, N. Y. -  Thomas Greenow,
an aged farmer, living about a mile and a half north of the village, died Friday very suddenly of pneumonia. The funeral was held Sunday afternoon at two o'clock, Rev. Mr. Temple officiating.



From Ontario County Journal 7 July 1911

On Wednesday morning occurred the death of Mrs. Thomas Greenow, at her home in Gorham township, aged 80 years. Survivors are two sons, Frank Greenow of Gorham and David Greenow of Michigan; a brother, John Greenow, and a sister, Mrs. Charles Johnson of Gorham; three grandchildren, Thomas Pitt and Mrs. James Hazell of Gorham, and Mrs. Minnie Compton of Toledo, O.



From Geneva Daily Times 6 January 1930

The funeral of Herman Greenwald of 277 East North street, was held yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock from his late home on East North street. Interment was in Resthaven Cemetery at Phelps. The bearers were the Messrs. Cornelius Cosgrove, C. W. Henson, Roy Taylor, Harrison Beach, Thomas McGrath and Robert Ringer. Mr. Greenwald is survived by two daughters, Miss Eloise Greenwald and Mrs. Joseph Belz of Geneva; three sisters, Mrs. Joseph Booth of Phelps, Mrs. George Albright of Lyons; and one brother, Edward Greenwald of Woodville, Wash.



From Geneva Daily Times 10 January 1928

Mrs. Herman Greenwald,
wife of Herman Greenwald of 277 East North street, died at the Geneva General Hospital today after a brief illness. She was 51 years of age. Surviving are her husband, two daughters, Mrs. Joseph Belz and Miss Louise Greenwald of this city, her mother, Mrs. Maria Fynaut, two brothers, Philip Fynaut and Clarence Fynaut, of Lyons
Interment will be made in the Phelps cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 30 July 1906

Shortsville, N. Y. -
A fatal accident occurred at the Swift & Co.'s ice house, northwest of this village, at half-past nine o'clock Sunday morning, the victim being George Greenway, a single man, 40 years of age, and a resident of Manchester. He was not an employee of the company, but went to one of the ice wells to get a chunk of ice, and when pushing it across the narrow walk or bridge, slipped and fell under the railing to the bottom of the bin, about forty feet below. Death must have been instantaneous. Coroner D. A. Eiseline of Shortsville, who was immediately summoned, ordered the body taken to Stoddard's undertaking rooms in this village, where it was prepared for burial, and then removed to the Greenway home. Mr. Greenway was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Greenway, of Manchester, and was born in England. He came with his parents to America 36 years ago. He had just entered the employ of the Shortsville Wheel Company. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Greenway, with whom he made his home; three brothers, Joseph, William and Frank Greenway, all of Manchester; and one sister, Mrs. Eliza Edmondston, of Phelps.



From Shortsville Enterprise 10 February 1911

The death of Joseph Greenway, one of the old residents of Manchester, occurred at his home in Telephone avenue in that village on Wednesday afternoon of last week at 2 o'clock, resulting from hardening of the arteries. He had been an invalid since December last, suffering from organic heart disease. His age was 71 years. Joseph Greenway was born at Hampton-on-the-Hill, near Warwick, England, on February 14, 1840. On June 9, 1860, he was united in marriage  to Miss Hannah Freeman, also of that place, and in the Spring of 1860, they came to America to make their home. He had been a resident of Manchester village for the past 24 years. He was an employee of the Lehigh Valley Railroad in that village for over 20 years. Besides his wife, he leaves two sons, William and Frank Greenway, of Manchester; one daughter, Mrs. Eliza C. VanBuren of Geneva; also three grandchildren. The funeral obsequies were held from the late residence on Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock, and were conducted by Rev. George A. Baldwin of Geneva, a former pastor of the Manchester M. E. church. The interment was in Brookside Cemetery in this village.



From Ontario Chronicle 7 November 1900

Manchester, N. Y. - Thomas Greenway, whose home is in this place, but for some time has been employed at LeRoy, died at that place on Friday morning of typhoid fever. The remains were brought to this place and interred in Brookside Cemetery on Monday.



From Geneva Daily Times 26 July 1907

The funeral of Thomas Greenway, who was killed at the N. Y. C. yards Tuesday, July 23d, was held from his late residence on North street, yesterday afternoon at 2 p.m. Over one hundred members of the I. M. U. attended in a body. Interment was made in Glenwood.



From Geneva Daily Times 18 April 1905

Phelps, N. Y. -
The funeral of Daniel Greenwood, who died last Friday evening, was held this afternoon, Rev. E. L. Waldorf officiating. Mr. Greenwood was 50 years of age and had been ill for some time with a disease of the liver. He leaves a widow and one daughter, Alice, also his parents and one brother, John Greenwood, of Phelps.



From Shortsville Enterprise 3 November 1943

The death of Earl C. Greenwood, a former resident of Shortsville, occurred at his home in Geneva on Friday, after an extended illness. He was aged 50 years. Mr. Greenwood and family resided in West Booth street, Shortsville, for a number of years, during which time he was employed by the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company. From here he removed to Geneva, where he had since made his home. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Elvie Greenwood; one son, Albert S. Greenwood of Geneva, and his mother Mrs. May Greenwood of Clifton Springs. Funeral services were held from a funeral home in Geneva on Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, conducted by Elders Giles and Howard of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The remains were brought to the Pioneer Cemetery, east of Shortsville, for interment.



From Ontario County Times 18 September 1889

Frank Greenwood
was struck and instantly killed Sunday morning by a locomotive on the Fall Brook railroad near Geneva. The deceased was about 40 years old and leaves a wife and three children.



From Shortsville Enterprise 2 August 1934

William F. Greenwood
died at the home of his son, Earl Greenwood, on Monday afternoon. He was the son of Christian and Eliza Hoffman Greenwood and was born November 30, 1869, at Joy, N. Y. He was a member of Rescue Lodge, IOOF, of Clifton Springs and also of the Woodsmen of America. The survivors are his wife, Mrs. May S. Greenwood; one son, Earl C. Greenwood of Shortsville, and two sisters Mrs. George Greenagle and Mrs. Katherine White of Lyons. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home of his son, Rev. Leon L. Swarthut, pastor of Manchester Baptist church, officiating. Interment in the Pioneer cemetery on the Shortsville-Clifton Springs road.



From Geneva Daily Times 21 December 1942

Canandaigua, N. Y. - George Gregg,
100, Canandaigua's oldest citizen, died unexpectedly in his home in Bristol street Saturday morning. Although he had not been about the streets for several weeks, Mr. Gregg apparently had been in his usual health. Born in Bristol in 1842, a son of John and Lucy Case Gregg, Mr. Gregg had spent his entire life in this section, where he had long been identified as Ontario County's most successful fox hunter, with a record of 249 foxes to his credit, the veterans fondest hopes of reaching the 250 goal were foiled in his 87th year when a fox he shot in the Bristol Hills was wounded but was not captured. A back injury later brought to a close a long and successful hunting career. Deer, rabbits and other game were his quarry, and he was recognized as an inveterate fisherman, having a cottage on the East Lake shore for many years. Mr. Gregg's grandfather, a British soldier, was left wounded after the Battle of Lexington and settled in that town after the close of the Revolutionary War. Mr. Gregg received his education in the Poughkeepsie Business College, and conducted his 280-acre farm until 50 years ago when he sold the property to the late John H. Case. It was then he moved to Canandaigua. In 1868, Mr. Gregg and the late Miss Lovisa Case were married. She died on March 31, 1923. They had six children, two of whom died in infancy. Two others, Dr. George W. Gregg and John B. Gregg, both of Canandaigua, died several years ago. Two others survive, Orester L. Gregg of East Lansing, Mich., and Oliver C. Gregg, Rochester. Funeral services will be held this afternoon in a Bristol street funeral chapel, the Rev. Nelson Lodbell of Victor officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Bristol.



From Ontario County Journal 5 February 1892

John Gregg,
who died at his home on Bristol street Wednesday morning was about seventy-two years of age, and up to the time of his sickness which caused his death, he had never had occasion to consult a physician. Mr. Gregg was the father of Mrs. Ed. Wilder.



From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 3 June 1912

Canandaigua, N. Y., June 2 -
The death of Mrs. Lucy L. Gregg occurred Friday night. If Mrs. Gregg had lived until July 7th, she would have been 90 years old. She was born in Bristol in 1822 and many years are married John Gregg, who died about twenty years ago. She leaves a son, George Gregg, and a daughter, Mrs. Betsy Wilder; a brother, Isaiah Case; and a sister, Mrs. Louise L. Canfield, all of whom reside in this village. The funeral will be held from the late residence in Bristol street at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon and the remains will be taken to Bristol for interment in the Evergreen cemetery.



From Geneva Gazette 22 June 1900

Mr. Charles P. Gregory
died at his residence in Seneca last Monday, aged 67 years.  He was one of the most prosperous farmers of his town, cultivating about 300 acres, and engaged until recently quite extensively in the dairy business.  He also owned a large and valuable vacant lot on North Main st. having a frontage of 300 feet.  He was well off financially, holding a goodly bank deposit.  He leaves a widow and an unmarried daughter.  His funeral took place last Wednesday, and interment made at Naples.



From Ontario County Times 18 May 1864

In our obituary department this week will be found an announcement of the death of E. S. Gregory, Esq., whose injury by the cars was mentioned two or three weeks since in this paper. His foot proved to be so much damaged as to necessitate amputation and the operation was performed about a week ago. But the patient's system, enfeebled by age and disease, did no possess sufficient vitality to recover from the shock. He continued conscious until Monday afternoon, when he commenced sinking rapidly, and before morning expired.



From Ontario County Journal 31 March 1893

Honeoye, N. Y. - Mrs. Hanna M. Gregory,
the widow of M. M. Gregory and a sister of the late Mrs. D. L. Hamilton, died after a lingering illness on Tuesday evening, March 21, aged nearly 63 years. The funeral service, conducted by Rev. S. M. Day, were were held on Thursday p.m. Interment at Lakeview.



From Ontario County Journal 5 February 1892

The death of Mrs. Jane S. Gregory, removes the last representative of an old Canandaigua family. She was the widow of the late Stephen W. Gregory, and had lived to see a husband, children and sisters laid at rest. The funeral was attended from her late residence on Clark street yesterday afternoon.



From Ontario County Journal 13 March 1885

Richmond, N. Y. -
Died, suddenly, at the residence of Mr. Sprague, in Fairport, Monroe county, Mr. M. M. Gregory of Honeoye, aged sixty-six years. Mr. Gregory had become identified with the older citizens of our town, having removed to Honeoye some forty years since. He was born in Connecticut; was engaged in town first as a clerk in Mr. Hazen's employ, afterwards a partner in the firm. He was also for a number of years a partner with the late Alfred Franklin, of Honeoye, in mercantile business. He leaves a widow and one son to mourn his loss.



From Ontario County Journal 30 April 1886

Naples, N. Y. -
The remains of the late Philip Gregory were brought here on Monday from his home in Seneca for interment in the family burying ground. They were accompanied by his son, Charles Gregory, and family, and by his daughter, Mrs. Ann Hill, of New Jersey. Funeral services were held at the residence of his sister-in-law, Mrs. C. Simons, at 4 p.m. on Monday, Rev. B. F. Millard officiating. Mr. Gregory was born in 1801, and spent the greater portion of his life in Naples, and by marriage was largely connected here.



From Geneva Advertiser 13 August 1901

Mrs. Samaria Nellis Gregory,
widow of the late Charles P. Gregory, died at her home on High St., Sunday morning, Aug. 4 of Bright's disease, aged 65 years.  She was the daughter of the late John D. and Samantha Stanton Nellis of Naples, N. Y. Her aged mother survives her, and also a brother, J. Warren Nellis, a well-known resident of Naples.  It was a source of much gratification to that mother to be able, at the age of nearly 92 years, to spend a little time with this only daughter and to soothe her last hours.  Mrs. Gregory had not been in good health for several years, but it was hoped that she might be spared to the only daughter for at least a few happy years together in their new home in this city, they having left the farm in April last.  This second bereavement -- but a little more than a year since the death of her father, comes with all the more force to the daughter, Miss Frances, thus left entirely alone.  For Mrs. Gregory was as faithful, loving and sympathizing a mother as she was a wife.  Her whole life was given up to the welfare of those she loved, and much of her husband's success in life was due to her wise and helpful and hearty cooperation in his plans.

Early in life she joined the Methodist Church in Naples and was an active worker in the society until her marriage and removal to Seneca.  There she became a member of the Presb. Church at No. 9.  She quietly and faithfully tried to do her duty in God's sight, and at the last expressed herself as ready to go up higher.  The funeral was held at 60 High St. on Tuesday afternoon, Reverend Mr. Weller and Rev. Mr. Temple, her old pastor officiating.  The beautiful floral tributes and the presence of many old and new friends testified to the respect in which she was held.  She was laid to rest in Glenwood as was her request, and the remains of Mr. Gregory will be brought back here from Naples, and laid beside her.  They lived and worked together, and in their death were not long separated.

In so short a time has one of the old homes of Seneca changed, and the farm known for a century as the Gregory farm, and so greatly improved and cared for by their hands must pass into the possession of strangers.  Fortunate those who obtain it, and enjoy the fruits of their labor.

From Ontario County Chronicle 7 August 1901

Stanley, N. Y. - Mrs. Chas. P. Gregory's death occurred at the residence on High street, Geneva. Funeral to be held Tuesday. She is survived by one child, a daughter, her husband having been dead some little time. Thus it is with one of our most prosperous and highly respected farmers. Mr. Gregory owned a large farm about 2 miles from here. He began farming about civil war times with a piece of swamp land and by hard labor and good management succeeded in getting his farm to a high state of fertility. He first thoroughly and scientifically underdrained the farm, going heavily in debt to do so. He later put up large buildings according to his own ideas of architecture and stocked his farm with modern machinery, including dairy implements. The products of his cheese factory were of first-class. At time of his death, he had saved a considerable fortune. Had some property, besides his 300 acre farm. This the end of a brilliant example of energy, good judgment and thorough attention to business with results as above mentioned.



From Ontario County Journal 6 April 1877

Mrs. John Greig
died quite suddenly at her residence in this village on Sunday morning last, at the age of 89 years.  She was an estimable lady, benevolent, cultured and refined, and enjoyed the respect and esteem of all who knew her. She was the daughter of Captain Israel Chapin, and the grand-daughter of General Israel Chapin, and was among the earliest pioneers of the Genesee country.  In 1806 she was married to John Greig, and in all his public enterprises, she has been a willing and valuable co-operator.  Her funeral was attended from her late residence on Wednesday afternoon, a very large number attending to pay their last tribute of respect.



From Ontario County Journal 16 March 1888

Naples, N. Y. - Paul Greiner, a young German, 18 years old, was instantly killed on Wednesday, March 7, while felling trees in the woods. A large sapling bent down by a falling tree, flew back with such force as to break a limb from the falling tree and hurl it with tremendous force through the air. It struck the young man on the head crushing the skull. He lived but a few moments. His uncle, Charles Greiner, who stood near him was uninjured. This young man left his parents in the old country last fall, intending to make a home for them here. He was remarkably fine looking and intelligent. It is a most lamentable affair.



From Geneva Daily Times 13 May 1912

Myron G. Grennell,
aged 81 years, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. George E. Sheperson, No. 51 John street, at 5 o'clock this morning of general debility. He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. George Sheperson of this city, Mrs. Charles Hood of Buffalo, Mrs. T. B. Weiss of Vernon, N. J.; two sons, Orrin Grenell of Columbus, N. J. and Vergil Grenell of Homestead, Fla. Burial Glenwood Cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times December 22 1937

Charles S. Grey, 75, died at 11:10 a.m. at his home, 95 West Street, after a long illness.  Surviving are his widow, Amelia Goodson Grey; four children, Nina Bryan, Amelia Leitner, Charles Leslie Grey of East Orange NJ and Howard E. Grey of Vestal NY; two sisters, Mrs. William Millerd of Phelps NY and Mrs. Fred Dadson of Junius NY; brother, Joseph, of Eureka CA; 21 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

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From Geneva Daily Times Friday October 14 1921

Mrs. Jane Grey, 82 years old, died yesterday afternoon at one o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Millerd, in the town of Phelps.  Her death was the result of a stroke suffered a week ago. Mrs. Grey is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Mark Simpson of this city, Mrs. William Patrick of Waterloo, Mrs. Fred Dadson of Junius, and Mrs. William Millerd of Phelps; three sons, Charles Grey of Geneva, and Joseph and George Grey of Los Angeles California; thirteen grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren. The funeral will be held on Sunday afternoon at 2:30 from the home of Mrs. William Millerd of Phelps.  Burial will be in Dobbins' Cemetery on the Pre-Emption Road.



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