"Ho" through "Hop" Obituaries



From Ontario County Times 17 July 1878

Farmington, N. Y.
- The funeral of Burling Hoag was attended at the South Friends' meeting house on Thursday last. Sunderland P. Gardner preached the sermon. Mr. Hoag was one of the oldest residents of the town, and was known throughout the community as a kind husband, father and neighbor. His aged companion and children have the sympathy of all in their bereavement.



From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 17 November 1930

Canandaigua, Nov. 16 - David A. Hoag, 72, died today after a short illness of pneumonia. For many years he was a broom peddler. He leaves his wife; a son, Earl, and a daughter, Mrs. George Donahue of this city. Mr. Hoag, some time ago, was a plaintiff in a damage action against a newspaper syndicate, declaring in his complaint that he was the original of a well-known character in a comic strip.



From Ontario County Journal 10 February 1893

In the death of Mrs. Eliza Hoag, wife of James Hoag, at an early hour on Friday morning last, another of our aged residents has been removed from us. Mrs. Hoag was born in the county of Derry, Ireland, about seventy-eight years ago, and was a daughter of Thomas Shannon, and niece of Dr. Montgomery, a prominent clergyman of the Presbyterian church in Ireland. Coming to this country with her husband and family about 22 years ago and settling in Canandaigua, she  has resided here ever since. The funeral services, conducted by Dr. J. H. France, of the Presbyterian church, of which she was a faithful and respected member, were held on Sunday afternoon at the family residence on Chapel street and were largely attended by sympathizing friends.



From Shortsville Enterprise 7 Apr 1894

We are again called upon to mourn the loss of a dear friend and neighbor, but in the death of Hannah Hoag, we feel that our loss is her gain, for as was remarked, she went to sleep and awoke with the angels. To her it was but changing her earthly home for a heavenly one, for to go and be with her Savior had long been her chief desire. She was always cheerful and hopeful, thoughtful for the comfort of others, never thinking of herself. Although a great sufferer during the last few days of her life, she bore it all with great fortitude, fully sustained by a Savior's recognized love. The deceased was aged 92 years, but nevertheless, she was remarkably active, retaining all her faculties. She could read without the aid of glasses and was never without her knitting. She was able to assist in all the household duties, up to the morning of her final illness; and although sick but a few days, she retained her mental faculties until within a few hours of her death. (a few lines cut out) ... giving loving counsel and advice to all her family; while to others she left loving messages, telling them " to mind the little things". Hannah Hoag was born in New Baltimore, Greene Co., in the year 1801; was married to Burling Hoag in 1822; and has resided in the town of Farmington about 40 years since, and for a few years before her husband's death, she had resided with her daughter, Mrs. Nathan Redfield, at whose home she passed away. She is survived by a son, Benjamin Hoag of Colorado, and three daughters, Mrs. E. P. Mead of Livonia; Mrs. Nathan Redfield of Farmington; Mrs. P. Markham of Michigan; also two sisters.



From Livonia Gazette 26 October 1939

Edgar Hoagland,
well-known Canadice farmer, died at his home, Friday evening, after a number of years of poor health. He had only just returned three weeks ago from the Canandaigua hospital where he had undergone treatments. Mr. Hoagland was born Aug. 2, 1872, on the Hoagland homestead, where he had always lived. He was the last member of a family of five children of the late James and Roena Knowles Hoagland. In 1910 he was married to Miss Alta Meade. Funeral services were held at the home, Monday, at 2 o'clock. The Rev. Henry Chatlin officiated. Interment was in Canadice Hollow cemetery. Surviving, besides the widow, are five children: three sons, Victor and Ronald of Andover, and Cecil of Canadice; two daughters, Mrs. Clarence Francisco of East Rochester, and Leta at home; also eight grandchildren.



From Ontario County Journal 30 October 1896

Canadice, N. Y. -
On Friday last occurred the death of one of the old townsmen, James Hoagland. The deceased has been a sufferer for a long time, being nearly blind. He leaves a wife and one son, Edgar J., to mourn his loss. The funeral took place on Sunday.



From Ontario County Journal 24 January 1913

Canadice, N. Y. - 
The death of Mrs. Rowena Hoagland, widow of James Hoagland, who has been in failing health for a long time, occurred at her home on Friday morning. Mrs. Hoagland was born in this town on April 11, 1834, and was the last survivor of her family. She was married when a young woman to James Hoagland, who died 16 years ago. Five children were born to them, one dying in infancy, three others, Mrs. Eugenia Owen, Marcus Hoagland and Mrs. Myrtie Sanger, dying young man and womanhood. The remaining son, Edgar J. Hoagland, has lived with and tenderly cared for his mother during her declining years. The funeral was held from the home on Sunday. The interment was in Canadice Hollow cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 22 January 1904

Rushville, N. Y. -
The body of Menzo Hoard was brought here from Naples on the afternoon train today and interred in the village cemetery. The train was met by Scott Post, G. A. R., of this village, of which Mr. Hoard was a member, who accompanied the remains to their last resting place. Mr. Hoard was nearly a life-long resident of this vicinity, only the past few years being spent in Naples. He is survived by his wife and an adopted daughter, Mrs. Homer Charlton of Naples.



From Ontario County Journal 5 February 1909

East Bloomfield, N. Y. -
The death of Mrs. Mary Ann Willys Hobart, widow of William Hobart, occurred at the home of her daughter, Mrs. D. B. Williams, at Fayetteville, on Tuesday evening. The deceased was born at Howard, Steuben county, on April 10, 1825. In 1842 she was married to William Hobart and moved to this place, where she resided until the death of her husband five years ago. She had been an invalid for some time, but died rather suddenly of pneumonia. Mrs. Hobart is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Charles Bullard of Utica; Mrs. Harriet Elsheimer of Buffalo; Mrs. Minnie Johson of Ionia and Mrs. Louise Williams of Fayetteville; one son, Clarence of Indianapolis; and 11 grandchildren. The funeral will be held this morning from the home of Mrs. Florence Munson, Rev. W. D. Robinson officiating, The burial will be in the village cemetery. Among those who are here for the funeral are Mrs. Charles Bullard of Utica; Mrs. Harriet Elsheimer of Buffalo; Mrs. Clinton Johnson of Ionia and Mrs. D. B. Williams of Fayetteville.



From Canandaigua Chronicle 4 July 1906

Stanley, N. Y. - Mrs. Polly Wells Hobart,
widow of the late Charles Hobart, died at the home of her son, Byron Hobart, of this village, Saturday, June 30th, after a long illness with pneumonia. The funeral was held from the home of her son Monday morning at 10:30 and the remains were taken to Potter Center, her former home, for burial.



From Geneva Courier 6 May 1874

Mrs. Sarah Ann Hobart,
widow of the late John Hobart, died in Rushville April 19th, aged 89 years.  She was one of the early settlers near Rushville, having come to that section and married in 1810.  She was the oldest person in Rushville at the time of her death.  Canandaigua Journal 



From Ontario County Journal 5 February 1904

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - 
The death of William C. Hobart occurred at the home of his daughter, Mrs. D. B. William at Fayetteville, on Monday, after several years of feebleness. East Bloomfield was the birthplace and lifelong home of Mr. Hobart. Here he married and reared his children. Last August, owing to the feebleness of both himself and his wife, he was taken to the home of Mr. Williams. Mrs. Hobart had reached the advanced age of 87 years. Previous to his decline, he had led a life of activity, for many years being a paper hanger, and later conducting a flour and feed store. He was a member of the Congregational church and served as secretary of the Sunday school for many years. On Sept. 29, 1892, he and his wife celebrated their golden wedding. He is survived by his wife, one son, Clarence Hobart, of Auburn; four daughters, Mrs. Daniel Elshemer of Buffalo; Mrs. Charles L. Bullard of Utica; Mrs. Clinton Johnson of Ionia; and Mrs. Williams; and two sisters, Mrs. Frederick Munson and Miss Mary Hobart, both of this place. The remains were brought to the Munson home on Tuesday afternoon, and funeral services were held on Wednesday morning, Rev. W. D. Robinson officiating. The interment was in the village cemetery. Mrs. Hobart, who is spending the winter with her daughter, Mrs. Bullard, at Utica, was not able to attend the funeral.



From Geneva Gazette 5 April 1889

Charles E. Hobby,
a well-known citizen and lawyer of Phelps, died on the 30th ult. His age was 74 years, and he had been identified with the town's leading interests for the most of his long and useful life.



From Geneva Daily Times 31 October 1906

Mrs. Mary Janette Hobson,
wife of Thomas Hobson, died yesterday morning at 3:45 o'clock at her home, No. 67 Pulteney street. The deceased was 72 years of age and has been ill for about seven years with paralysis. Besides her husband she is survived by one sister, Mrs. Eli Robinson, of Hastings, Mich.; three children, John Wesley Hobson and Miss Alice M. Hobson, of this city, and Frank T. Hobson, of Alliance, Neb. The funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock from her late residence. Rev. Wm. W. Weller, pastor of the First Presbyterian church will officiate and interment will be in Glenwood cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 3 September 1907

Thomas Hobson,
82 years of age, died at 9:40 o'clock this morning at his home, No. 61 Pulteney street. The deceased was born in England and came to this country and city early in life. He is survived by one daughter, Miss Alice M. Hobson of Geneva, and two sons, Frank T. of Dakota and Wesley J. of Geneva. Burial Glenwood Cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 12 August 1910

Yesterday afternoon at 4:30 occurred the death of  Clark Hocrost of 40 Evans street. The deceased was 43 years of age and was employed at the Geneva Wagon Works. He was also a member of Foresters of America. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, Lulu and Onolee; two sons, Raymond of this city and Harry of Rochester; and one brother Charles of New York City.



From Ontario County Journal 24 March 1911

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - 
The funeral of Martin V. Hodge was held from his late home Sunday afternoon and was conducted by Rev. W. D. Robinson. Interment was in Lee cemetery at South Bloomfield. Mr. Hodge died at the home of his son, Richard E., 1 1/2 miles east of this village, on Friday morning. He is survived by two sons, George and Richard of this town; also by his wife and one daughter, the latter, Mrs. Jennie Hathaway, living in California.



From Geneva Daily Times 25 March 1940

Mrs. Addie Hodges,
71, widow of William Hodges, died yesterday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Fred Lautenslager, Lafayette avenue, after a long illness. She leaves four daughters, Mrs. Laura Cammett, Mrs. Merrill Swick, Mrs. Lautenslager, and Mrs. Robert Waddell; one sister, Mrs. Minnie Hayes; and three granddaughters, all of Geneva.



From Ontario County Journal 12 January 1894

Naples, N. Y. -
The death of Fred F. Hoecker removes one who twenty years ago was well-known in Naples and vicinity. He was one of the most prominent German citizens in the town, and his musical abilities and extensive acquaintance as dealer in pianos and organs often brought him before the public to aid in musical entertainments. He was the representative of the German syndicate that bought an extensive grape tract in 1864, and built up the grape business here. He buried here his first wife and one son, Albert. He built a fine place on Mt. Pleasant street at the foot of his large vineyard, where his daughters, Mrs. H. H. Havill and Miss Julia Hoecker, still reside. He left Naples ten or twelve years ago, and soon after married again. He died in Dansville last week, leaving a wife and two young children. His remains were brought to Naples on Friday, and funeral services were held at his former residence, Rev. B. F. Millard officiating. The burial was at Rose Ridge.



From Geneva Daily Times 22 June 1906

Mrs. Mary R. Hoefler
died last night at midnight at her home, No. 69 High street. The deceased was 58 years and had been ill for several weeks. She was born in Rochester but had practically lived in this city nearly all her life. She is survived by her husband, George V. Hoefler; two sons, John C. Hoefler of Omaha, Nebraska, and William C. Hoefler of this city; one daughter, Mrs. George Fish, of Rochester; two brothers, C. L. Zobrist, of Colorado Springs; and Henry A. Zobrist of this city; three sisters, Mrs. Ross J. Olcutt of Rochester, Mrs. Anna Z. Lockwood, Wichita, Kansas, and Mrs. Francis Hilfiker of Brooklyn. Burial Glenwood Cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 6 September 1895

Monday morning, at 3:50, occurred the death of John Hoff, after an illness extending over a period of nearly a year. Death was due to a complication of diseases, induced by a stroke of paralysis. The deceased was born in Alsace-Loraine, France, June 2, 1830, and was, therefore, 65 years of age. When 21 years of age he came to America, and soon after engaged in the wholesale shoe business in this village with his brother, Nicholas Hoff. Mr. Hoff continued in this business 19 years, and conducted a large establishment. Machine-made shoes then began to take the place of the honest hand-made footwear, and the wholesale firm was dissolved. Since that time, nearly to his death, Mr. Hoff has been engaged in doing custom work The deceased leaves a wife and four children, John and H. H. Hoff of this village, and Mrs. James Van Wie and Mrs. C. A. Seiser of Rochester. Mr. Hoff was one of the oldest Masons in the village, and his funeral, Wednesday afternoon, was conducted under the Masonic ritual.



From Ontario County Journal 8 March 1901

The death of Mrs. Margaret Hoff, widow of Nicholas Hoff, occurred at her home on Foster street on Tuesday evening. Death was due to heart trouble and was quite sudden. Deceased was 74 years of age and is survived by two sons, Walter and Frank; and one daughter, Miss Barbara Hoff. Funeral services will be held this morning at the home on Foster street.



From Ontario County Journal 7 April 1899

On Tuesday noon, Nicholas Hoff, a boot and shoe maker, was stricken with apoplexy while at work at his shop on lower Main street. He was removed to his home on Foster street but did not regain consciousness and died at 8 o'clock the same evening. He is survived by a wife, one daughter, Miss Barbara Hoff, and two sons, Frank J. and Walter Hoff, all of this village. The funeral was held from St. Mary's church yesterday morning at 9 o'clock.



From Ontario Messenger 25 September 1861

DIED
- In this village, on the 19th inst., Mr. Richard Hoff, in the 55th year of his age. Mr. Hoff was born in the town of Withern, County of Lincoln, England, and emigrated to this country in 1830. He settled in South Bristol, from whence he removed to this village some sixteen years ago, where he has ever since resided, highly respected by all who knew him for his manly integrity and many amiable qualities.



From Ontario County Journal 17 September 1875

SUDDEN DEATH - Mr. William Hoff,
formerly of this place, died at the home of his mother in Shortsville on Friday, the 10th inst.  It will be remembered that Mr. Hoff had a stroke of paralysis in this village several months since.  The attack carried him near to death's door, but his great vitality and vigorous constitution carried him through, and he was recovering from its effects. Another paraletic stroke came last Friday, and he died in the evening of the same day.  His remains were brought to this village on Sunday for burial.  Brief service was held at the Congregational Church.  The Masonic Fraternity, of which he was a worthy member, attended the funeral in a body, and taking charge of the remains at the Church performed the impressive Masonic burial service at the grave.  Mr. Hoff was 39 years of age.



From Ontario County Journal 26 September 1913

Mrs. Barbara Hoffman,
aged 77 years, died at Canandaigua hospital yesterday morning, following a long illness. Mrs. Hoffman was badly injured in a fall at her home near Wheeler's Station on July 4, and since that time her health had failed. How she fell was never satisfactorily explained. Deceased leaves three sons, George of the Bristol road, with whom she lived, and John and William Hoffman of East Bloomfield. Rev. Guy L. Morrill will officiate at the funeral services held at the home of Mrs. Elizabeth Eiseline tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Interment will be in West avenue cemetery.



From Ontario County Chronicle 10 June 1903

Saturday evening Mrs. Elmira Lane Hoffman died at her home in Howell street, aged 74 years. She is survived by two daughters and two sons.



From Ontario County Chronicle 17 June 1903

Fred Hoffman
died suddenly at his home south of Wheelers, Friday, June 5, after a few days illness, aged 73 years. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Barbary Hoffman, and eight children: Mrs. Elizabeth Burner and Louise Hoffman of Rochester; Mrs. Ed. Tracy, of Canandaigua; Charles of Rochester; Fred of Buffalo; George of Canandaigua; John and William of this place, and one sister Mrs. C. Lindner of Canandaigua. Mr. Hoffman was a charter member of the Presbyterian church of Canandaigua, also a member of the A. O. U. W. of the same place. Funeral services were held at his late home Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock, Rev. Arthur Dougall, pastor of the Presbyterian church of Canandaigua, officiating. Burial at West Avenue cemetery. Holcomb Review.



From Geneva Daily Times 6 November 1906

Canandaigua, N. Y. - Mrs. George Hoffman died Sunday night of tuberculosis at the Canandaigua Hospital for Physicians and Surgeons, after a long illness. She was aged about 28 years. Her husband and one little daughter survive.



From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 13 October 1927

Shortsville, N. Y., Oct. 12 - Peter Hoffner,
81, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. William Record, Sunday afternoon. He was born December 27, 1839 in Baden Housen, Germany, a son of Jacob and Lena Weisenfeldt Hoffner. When 3 years old, he came with his parents to America where they located in Rochester, making the trip from Albany by way of the Erie canal. Mr. Hoffner took part in the Civil in 1864, and was mustered out of service August 15, 1865, at Edgefield, Tennessee. He served in many engagements and aided in the capture of Jefferson Davis. Mr. Hoffner was a member of Herendeen Post, G. A. R. He leaves one daughter, Mrs. William Record; and one son, Milton Hoffner, both of Shortsville. Funeral today. Burial in Brookside cemetery, Shortsville.



From Ontario County Chronicle 26 November 1902

On Saturday John J. Hogan, a well-known young man of this village, died at the home of his sister, Mrs. William Harrigan, Gorham street, aged 31 years. He was a fireman on the Auburn road, and although in poor health for a year he declined to give up until about one month ago. Death was due to pulmonary trouble. He was a popular member of the Erina Hose Co. He is survived by a mother and several brothers and sisters.



From Ontario County Chronicle 18 February 1903

John Hogan,
one of the best known railroad men in Canandaigua, died at his home in Ontario street Saturday night, aged 57 years. Death was due to cancer of the stomach. At the time of his death Mr. Hogan was a section foreman on the New York Central road. Besides a wife, he leaves a family of seven children. His funeral was largely attended from St. Mary's church Monday morning.



From Canandaigua Chronicle 10 April 1907

Rushville, N. Y. -  Mrs. Margaret Hogan
died in her eighty-eighth year at her late residence early Thursday evening. Some weeks ago Mrs. Hogan was taken ill with the grip which together with her declining years caused her death. She was a faithful and devoted member of St. Mary's church of this place. She is survived by one daughter, Miss Mary Hogan of Canandaigua and two sons, John and James Hogan, both of this place. Funeral services were held on Monday, the body was taken to Canandaigua for burial.



From Geneva Daily Times 19 February 1907

Canandaigua, N. Y. - Martin P. Hogan, a well-known young Canandaiguan, died Sunday night of pleuropneumonia, at his home on Ontario street. He was aged about 30 years, and is survived by his mother, three brothers and four sisters. Deceased had been an employee of the Central Hudson Railroad for some time past. At one time he was well known as an amateur baseball player.



From Geneva Daily Times 14 March 1905

Canandaigua, N. Y. -
Yesterday after a lingering illness of a complication of diseases, occurred the demise of Mrs. Mary Hogan, a well-known Canandaiguan. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Joseph Dailey of Willard, and Mrs. William Herrington, of this place.



From Ontario County Journal 28 December 1906

The death of Mrs. Mary Hogan, widow of Thomas Hogan, occurred at the family home two miles east of Rushville, on Christmas Eve. She was aged 73 years. She leaves four daughters, Miss Ella Hogan, of this village; Miss Mary Hogan, of Rushville; Mrs. Martin Franey of Rochester; and Mrs. John Sullivan of Gorham; and two sons, John and James of Rushville. The funeral was held from St. Mary's church on Thursday morning with interment in Calvary Cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 9 August 1907

The town of Gorham was recently saddened by the death of one of its most respected citizens, Michael Hogan, who died at his home east of Wilson's Corners on July 21. He was born in County Clare, Ireland, and came to this country 56 years ago. After being here a short time, he married Susan Nagle and made his home in the town of Gorham, where he had resided until his death. Mr. Hogan had always held the esteem and reverence of his fellow men, on account of his honesty and integrity, for which he was noted, far and wide. He had been known as an unusually strong man, both physically and mentally. He leaves to mourn him three daughters, Mrs. James Blanche, of Geneva; Mrs. T. F. Moore of Crystal Lake, N. J., and Mrs. J. H. Fallon of Canandaigua; and two sons, John and Michael. The interment was in Calvary cemetery.



From Avon Herald 8 July 1943

Funeral services were held Saturday morning at St. Mary's Church, Canandaigua, for Roda Hogan, 80, who died late Wednesday after a long illness. Burial was made in Calvary Cemetery. Mr. Hogan was born in Lima but had lived in Canandaigua for 43 yrs, where he had been a building contractor for many years. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Theodosia Mather Hogan; one son, J. Edward; and one daughter, Miss Mary Hogan, all of Canandaigua.



From Ontario County Chronicle 4 February 1903

A remarkably sad death is that of Mrs. Roda Hogan, who died at her home in Pearl street last evening, aged about 42 years. Besides her husband, she is survived by three children, the oldest being fifteen years of age and the youngest a girl of one and a half years. The funeral will be held from St. Mary's church Friday morning at 9:30 o'clock.



From Ontario Repository & Messenger 14 January 1874

Mrs. Julia Hogarth
died at her residence in Geneva, December 29th, aged 82 years. She was one of the oldest residents in Geneva.



From Ontario County Journal 10 June 1904

Rev. Arthur Dougall conducted the funeral services of Mrs. Cora E. Holben, wife of W. H. Holben, on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home on Phelps street. Mrs. Holben's death occurred on Monday. She leaves, besides her husband, three children.



From Ontario County Journal 19 September 1902

Rushville, N. Y. -  Darwin B. Holbrook
died at his home in this village on Sept. 10 of heart trouble, aged 78 years. Mr. Holbrook had been in feeble health for some time, but had been much better for the past few weeks and had been on the street the afternoon of his death. He is survived by his wife and two daughters, Mrs. Bell Stebbins of Potsdam, and Mrs. Henry Conway, of this village. The funeral was largely attended from the house on Saturday afternoon. The interment was in Rushville cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 27 August 1875

Fatal Accident - Mr. Galen Holbrook,
an old and respected citizen of Rushville, came to a sudden death on Saturday last. He was in the field raking barley stubble with a horse rake, and when found was dead, with some severe bruises upon his person.  He was last seen alive about 11 a.m. by a neighbor.  At about 1:30 the horse Mr. H. had been using came to the house alone, when some of the family immediately started to find the old gentleman.  He was found in the field as above stated, and the hay rake somewhat broken.  It is not known just how the accident occurred, but it is probable that Mr. Holbrook accidentally fell from his seat on the rake, when the horse -- which was usually a very gentle one -- ran away, causing the catastrophe. Mr. Holbrook was 83 years of age.



From Geneva Daily Times 9 October 1905

Rushville, N. Y. - Mrs. Nancy Holbrook
died last evening, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Henry Conway, aged 85 years, of consumption. She had been in feeble health for several years, and about a year ago had an attack of paralysis since which her mind has failed, so for the past eight months she has not known anyone. Two daughters survive, Mrs. Conway and Mrs. Belle Stebbins of Potsdam. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the house, Rev. A. W. Rice and Rev. E. A. Hazeltine officiating.

From Canandaigua Chronicle 18 October 1905

Rushville, N. Y. - 
Sunday evening, Oct. 8, occurred the death of Mrs. Nancy M. Holbrook, aged eighty-five years. When she was two years of age, her father, Joshua Fitch, who was a surveyor in this part of the state, moved to this place. In May, 1819, she married Darwin B. Holbrook, whom she survived for three years. She leaves two daughters, Mrs. Henry Conway with whom she lived, and at whose home she died; also Mrs. Belle Stebbins of Potsdam. The funeral was held at the house Tuesday afternoon at three o'clock. Interment in the Rushville cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 16 September 1905

Rushville, N. Y. - Mrs. Sarah Christie Holbrook,
77 years old, wife of William G. Holbrook, died Thursday evening at her home south of this village of Brights disease. She had been an invalid for many years and for the last sixteen weeks was confined to her bed and a great sufferer. She is survived by her husband, and two children, Frank W., of this place and Mrs. Henry Blodget, of Marion. The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the house, and will be conducted by Rev. A. W. Rice.



From Ontario County Journal 11 August 1916

Rushville, N. Y. -  William G. Holbrook
died at this home south of Rushville early on Saturday morning, after an illness of a week with paralysis. Although 88 years of age, he had retained his mental and physical vigor to a remarkable degree to within a few weeks of his death. With the exception of a year spent at Hornell, he had always lived here. He was born in a log house on the old Holbrook farm, now owned by Arthur Hurrin, his parents, Galen and Ann Torrey Holbrook, being among the early families that came to this section from Massachusetts. Fifty-nine years ago, he purchased the farm where he had since resided. In 1850 he was united in marriage with Sarah A. Christie, who died in September, 1905. Two children survive, Frank Holbrook, who resides on the homestead farm, and Mrs. Eugenia Blodgett, of Marion. There are also three grandchildren, Mrs. Conrad Ferguson and William G. Holbrook, Jr. of Rushville, and Mrs. Albert Ammerman of Syracuse; also two great-grandchildren. The funeral services were held from the house on Monday, Rev. T. I. B. Walker, pastor of the Rushville Methodist church, of which he was a member for many years, officiating. Burial was at Rushville cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 12 March 1909

Bristol, N. Y. - Clark Holcomb,
who suffered a stroke of paralysis four weeks ago, died at his home on Monday morning at 6 o'clock. The funeral was held on Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock from his late home and at 11:30 at the church at Bristol Springs, Rev. Charles Hamblin officiating. The interment was in the Coye cemetery. Mr. Holcomb was born in the town of South Bristol in June, 1850, making him 58 years, 9 months old. He leaves seven children: Mrs. John Rowley of Bristol Center; Mrs. Edward Murphy of Honeoye; Carl, William, Leon, George and Stella of Bristol, and three grandchildren. He married Miss Etta A. Alford, who died 14 years ago. Since her death he had, with the help of his daughter, Stella, kept his family together at the home where the greater part of his wedded life had been spent. Besides his children, he leaves two brothers and three sisters: William R. Holcomb, of Bristol Springs, and another brother in Michigan; Mrs. Joel Gillet, of Naples; Mrs. Harriet Herbert and Miss Ida Holcomb.



From Ontario County Journal 10 November 1905
 
Bristol Springs, N. Y. - Mrs. Esther Holcomb,
wife of William R. Holcomb, died at her home on Wednesday as a result of a violent attack of appendicitis, followed by serious complications. Her age was 61 years. Mrs. Holcomb was a woman of extraordinary energy and was very active until Saturday last, when she was taken ill. There seemed no relief for her, as an operation was not deemed advisable. She had spent most of her life in this town and for several years lived with a former husband, Isaac L. Wood, on the lake shore near Hicks Point, but moved to this place with Mr. Holcomb in the spring of 1904. Her husband and four children, Hiram and Walter Wood, Mrs. Emma Rogers and Mrs. Lillie Castle, survive.



From Ontario County Journal 28 June 1895

Honeoye, N. Y. -
Died, of consumption, on Thursday morning, June 20, Mrs. Etta Alford Holcomb, wife of Clark Holcomb, aged 38 years, aged 38 years. Deceased was the only daughter of Rufus Alford of Bristol. She leaves eight children to mourn her loss. The funeral was held on Friday, the 21st, with interment at Bristol Springs.

From Bristol Springs, N. Y. - Mrs. Clark Holcomb
was buried at Coye cemetery on Friday last. Funeral services were held at the church here, Rev. Carpenter of Bristol Center officiating. Mrs. Holcomb was born and brought up at this place, being the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Alford. She had been a sufferer for several years and was greatly reduced in flesh. She leaves eight children to mourn her loss.



From Ontario County Journal 19 April 1907

Bristol Springs, N. Y. -
The death of Frederick Cicero Holcomb, which occurred on Saturday evening, removed one of the oldest citizens of this place. Mr. Holcomb was born December 31, 1824, at Cook's Point, within one and one-half miles of the home where he died and where he had lived for 51 years. He had always been a resident of this town. He had lived an industrious and scrupulously honest life and was always known in the community as a good neighbor. By his death the family loses a kind and loyal husband and father, and the community a valuable and respected citizen. He was a son of Winthrop and Keziah Wood Holcomb and was a member of a large family, but one of which is still living, Albert Holcomb of Saranac, Mich. The deceased was first married to Harriet Drown, and to them were born one son, Lyman A. Holcomb; and two daughters, Mrs. Eliza Hicks, who is still living, and Mrs. Augusta Mehlenbacher, who died several years ago. His present wife was Elizabeth Hawkins. Four sons, Frederick B., Frank F., Willis W. and Clinton N. Holcomb; and one daughter, Mrs. A. A. Farnsworth of Penn Yan, survive from this marriage. Mr. and Mrs. Holcomb celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary on March 20, 1905. The funeral was held at the home on Tuesday afternoon, Rev. C. C. McLean, of Naples, officiated. The interment was in Coye cemetery.



From Ontario Repository & Messenger 13 October 1869

About noon yesterday, as Mr. Hiland Holcomb, of South Bristol, was driving into town, accompanied by his wife and son, he observed, when passing the residence of Mr. L. M. Durand, that Mrs. H. suddenly dropped her head, while her face assumed an expression indicating the approach of death. She expired almost immediately without uttering a word and with but little apparent suffering. Her remains were taken to the house of Mr. Durand, and today will be removed to South Bristol for interment. The deceased was an elderly lady, probably not far from seventy years of age.



From Ontario County Journal 8 March 1912

Rushville, N. Y. -  Henry Holcomb,
of Gorham, died suddenly Tuesday, aged 67 years. He had gone to the barn to do some work and was later found by a member of his family dead on the barn floor, evidently having died instantly of heart disease. He leaves his wife and two sons, Frank and Homer.  The funeral services were held from the residence yesterday. Burial in Gorham cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 19 August 1881

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - Mr. Hiram Holcomb
died at his residence last Monday evening at about seven o'clock. He was injured by a fall just one week before he died, while coming from the barn to the house, caused by an Alderney calf which was hitched across the path suddenly becoming frightened, and he was thrown to the ground by the rope with which it was hitched. The left limb was fractured just below the hip and the hip dislocated, and it was thought he was injured internally, the latter of which caused his death. His friends had much hope for his recovery until Sunday, when he began to grow worse. He was past eighty years of age and in comparatively good health until the time of the accident. Mr. Holcomb came to East Bloomfield twenty-one years ago, from Watertown, where he was actively engaged in buying wool, and was interested in other large business enterprises. On coming here he bought a large tract of land at the Station, at which time there were but one or two buildings here besides the depot, made improvements and erected several dwelling houses and stores, and sold off many small lots which have since been built upon and improved. The deceased was widely known in other parts of the State, and had many intimate friends distinguished for their abilities and exalted positions in public life, among whom were Judge Mullin of Watertown, and Judge Merwin of Utica; and in his younger days he was an intimate friend of ex-Senator Conkling and Horace Greeley. He was a man of great liberality and public spirit, and was always ready with an open purse and willing hand to aid the public welfare whenever an opportunity offered, and especially to benefit the town in which he lived. He was a devout Christian, and contributed largely to the Episcopal church, of which he was a communicant. In private life he was generous to a fault, and had an extensive circle of friends and acquaintances, both rich and poor, who admired him for the sterling qualities, purity of character and philanthropy, and no one knew the deceased but to speak well of him. He retained his mental faculties in a full and vigorous condition until the day of his death. Funeral services were held at the residence last Wednesday afternoon at five o'clock, and the remains were taken to Watertown for burial on the following morning. Rev. J. Cooper of this town, and Rev. Dr. Rankin of Geneva officiated.



From Ontario County Journal 18 June 1897

Academy, N. Y. - Mrs. Laverna Holcomb
of Bristol Springs, aged 78 years, died on Monday. Her husband, W. R. Holcomb, and one son, Ex-supervisor Elmer N. Coye, survive her.



From Naples Record 29 April 1931

Lyman Holcomb,
aged 84, died on Monday, April 27, 1931, at Memorial hospital, Canandaigua, from burns received Sunday when his home in South Bristol burned. Early Sunday morning, Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Randall discovered the house, where Mr. Holcomb lived alone, in flames. They summoned neighbors and, forcing an entrance, found the aged man unconscious. It is thought Mr. Holcomb had overturned a kerosene lamp, setting fire to the house, and had fallen while fighting the flames.



From Ontario County Journal 1 July 1892

Bristol Springs, N. Y. - Merinda Holcomb
died at her home in this place on Thursday, June 23, after an illness of only a few weeks. Miss Holcomb had spent her lifetime of about fifty years in this neighborhood, and for untiring devotion to the sick or suffering, her equal has seldom lived in our midst. Rev. Mr. Millard of Naples officiated at her funeral.



Naples Record 25 November 1876

On Thursday, Winthrop Holcomb, aged 87, died at the residence of Rev. J. S. Penoyer in South Bristol. The funeral services will be held today at 11 a.m. at the house, and at 1 p.m. at the school house in the Coye district, of which fuller particulars will be given next week.



From Victor Herald 25 July 1902

Edgar J. Holdridge,
who formerly resided in this vicinity, died very suddenly at his home in Kemling, Iowa, Friday, July 18th, aged about 60 years. The remains were brought to Victor and were interred in Boughton Hill Cemetery, on Wednesday. Mr. Holdridge is survived by a widow, formerly Miss Etta Jacobs, and a sister of Ovid Jacobs, of this village, and four daughters, two of whom reside with their mother. The deceased left this section some twenty years ago.



From Ontario County Times 16 May 1877

Victor, N. Y. - Mrs. Harlond Holenbeck
died at her home in East Victor, on Monday. The funeral services were held hat the house on Tuesday, the Rev. Mr. Benham officiating.



From Ontario County Journal 30 December 1910

Mrs. Anna Holihan,
a widow, aged 55 years, of 258 Gorham street, ate a quantity of Paris green while suffering from extreme melancholy on Tuesday morning and died late in the afternoon. An hour after the poison was taken, Dr. H. C. Buell was called, too late to save the woman's life. Mrs. Holihan had been ill mentally for some months. She is survived by one daughter, Ella, two sons, Joseph and John; two brothers, James and Patrick Quinn; and one sister, Miss Bridget Quinn, all of this village. Funeral services will be held at St. Mary's church at 9 o'clock this morning.



From Ontario County Chronicle 21 September 1904

Friday, at his home on Gorham street, the death of John Holihan, aged 50 years, of tuberculosis of the lungs. Mr. Holihan is survived by his wife and three children. His funeral was held at St. Mary's church Monday morning.



From Ontario County Journal 9 July 1909

Naples, N. Y. -
The tragedy of the week is the suicide of August Holl, a German of about 35 years, who came from New York City two years ago to work in the R. F. Meyer meat market. He was an expert and though quiet, became very popular. He was hearty and strong and of good habits. Last fall he went back to New York and spent the winter, coming back in April. Nothing unusual in his demeanor had been noticed except that he seem troubled a little over a love affair with a girl in New York, but spoke of it only to one or two. He went on Monday afternoon to the slaughter house to kill a calf. In less than half an hour he was found there lying dead on the floor by Albert Meyer, who had gone to help him. He had a bullet hole in his forehead and lay in his own blood. The calf lay near him dead with a bullet hold in its head and the skin had been taken partly off the head. It was noticeable that Holl had placed the revolver in exactly the same place as that where he had shot the calf. The coroner did not deem it necessary to hold an inquest. So far it has been impossible to get into communication with any one who knew the young man. He has brothers in this country and was also an Odd Fellow. Burial was in Naples.



From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 29 November 1928

Geneva, Nov. 28 - James Holland,
91, of the town of Geneva for over 76 years, died at the home of his son, William Holland, last night. He was born in England Jan. 15 1837, and arrived in Geneva Nov. 11, 1858. His first dinner in Geneva was with Thomas Holland, and brother and exactly 70 years later, he observed this event with a dinner at the home of his son, James Holland, of Geneva. For years he was known about Geneva as a dairy farmer working large tracts of land south of Geneva near Billsboro and coming
to Geneva weekly with butter, eggs and buttermilk for practically the same customers. Although he retired several years ago, he visited the farms daily. He leaves three sons, William of Bellona, James W. of Geneva, and George Holland of St. Petersburg, Fla.; two daughters, Mrs. Mary Read of Geneva and Mrs. Jennie Coffin of Bellona. Funeral Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home of William Holland. Burial at Bellona cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 4 June 1909

Canandaigua, N. Y. -
Death in a terrible form came to Mrs. James Holland when she attempted to flag a fast limited Rochester & Eastern electric car east of this village, at what is called Spangle street crossing, yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Holland was intending to come to Canandaigua to attend the funeral of Mrs. Hiram Depue, whom she had known for a great many years. Accompanied by a young woman, Mrs. Holland left her home on Spangle street, a country road in the town of Hopewell, and proceeded to the electric road crossing of Spangle street, with the intention of flagging the westbound Rochester & Eastern car due at that point about 1 o'clock. Either Mrs. Holland did not know that the car had been changed to a limited car or else she thought the limited car would stop and pick her up in the same manner that the regular cars do, so she flagged it in the usual manner. Mrs. Holland then started to cross the track ahead of the rapidly approaching train with the result that the car struck her, throwing her to one side, and, probably killing her instantly. The car was stopped, and Motorman Thomas Pitchard and Conductor Henry Gardner, who were in charge, ran to the woman's assistance, but, so far as they could ascertain, she was dead before they reached her. The car proceeded to Canandaigua and the coroner was notified, the body of Mrs. Holland remaining by the side of the road.

Mrs. Holland was quite near-sighted, it is said, and it is possible that she did not realize how rapidly the car was approaching when she started to cross the track. The deceased's maiden name was Caroline Ashley, and, besides her husband, James Holland, she leaves a brother, Charles Ashley, who resides at Hopewell Center, and several nephews and nieces at Geneva.



From Canandaigua Chronicle 27 February 1907

Mrs. Lucy A. Holland,
wife of Albert C. Holland, died last Tuesday after a lingering illness, aged 63 years. The funeral was held from the family home Thursday afternoon, Rev. Lewis T. Reed officiating. Besides her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Sarah Jane Johnson.



From Geneva Daily Times 19 June 1907

Thomas Holland, a retired farmer, died last evening at 7 o'clock at the family residence, No. 68 East North street. Mr. Holland was 74 years old and has been ill but about a week. He was born in England but came to this country fifty years ago. Besides his widow, he is survived by two children, Thomas, Jr., and Mary, both of this city, and two brothers, James and John Holland, both farmers in the Town of Geneva. the funeral will be held Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from St. Peter's Episcopal church. Rev. J. B. Hubbs, D. D., will officiate and interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery.



From Geneva Gazette 21 November 1890

Obituary - Less than one month ago it was our pleasure to note the marriage of Mr. Thomas Holland and Mrs. Mary Ryan.  Today the sad duty devolves upon us of recording the death of Mrs. Holland, which occurred last Monday.  Mrs. Holland was 38 years of age, and the daughter of Mrs. Patrick Tracy of this place.  The funeral was held at St. Frances de Sales church Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock.



From Phelps Citizen 1 May 1924

Charles H. Hollenbeck
passed away on Wednesday morning at his home on Ontario street, at the age of 67 years. Mr. Hollenbeck had been ill with heart trouble and under the doctor's care for the last six months. He was born in the vicinity of Phelps, but moved to Horseheads after his marriage, returning to Phelps last September. Besides his wife, he leaves four sons, three of whom live at home and Merrill at Elmira. There are two brothers and five sisters, A. J. Hollenbeck of Phelps, Wm. H. Hollenbeck of Fayette, Idaho; Mrs. Hurbert Perkins of Rochester; Mrs. Ella Swartz of Olean, Mrs. John Amos of Medina, Mrs. William Reed of Clifton Springs, and Mrs. Charles E. Wilbur of Phelps.



From Shortsville Enterprise 1 January 1914

The remains of Homer Hollenbeck, who died in Hopewell on Thursday of last week, were interred in Brookside Cemetery on Sunday afternoon. The deceased had resided in Chapin all his life, and his age was 75 years. The funeral services were held from the Chapin M. E. church on Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Two sisters are the survivors.



From Geneva Daily Times 7 December 1903

Phelps, N. Y. -
The funeral of Mrs. Louis Hollenbeck who died Thursday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A. H. Swartz, at Olean, was held Sunday at Plainville. Mrs. Hollenbeck was formerly a resident of this village but had made her home at Olean for the past year. She was 76 years of age and is survived by five sons, A. J. and George Hollenbeck of Phelps; Lewis of Waterport; William of Kansas; and Charles of Horseheads; also five daughters:  Mrs. Herbert Perkins of Rochester, Mrs. A. H. Swartz of Olean; Mrs. James of Medina; Mrs. Charles Wilbur of Indianapolis, and Mrs. Reed of Plainsville. The cause of her death was heart trouble.



From Geneva Daily Times 9 April 1912

Mrs. Ruth Pole Hollenbeck,
aged 23 years, wife of Elmer Hollenbeck, died this morning about 6 o'clock at the family home, No. 32 Jefferson avenue, after an illness of several months. Besides her husband, she leaves a son about two years; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John J. Pole of this city; six brothers, John W. Pole of Rochester; Frank of Memphis, Tenn.; George E. of Newark, N. Y.; Arthur of Ithaca, Edward and Walter of this city. The funeral will take place Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the house. Rev. A. E. Hall, Ph.D, pastor of the First Methodist church, will officiate and interment will be made in Glenwood Cemetery .



From Ontario County Journal 2 February 1900

Phelps, N. Y. - James Holleran,
who resided on Mill street, died on Monday forenoon, after a brief illness, aged 38 years. A wife and three children survive; also a brother, William, of Geneva, and a sister, Mrs. John Doyle, of this place. The funeral services were held from St. Francis' church on Wednesday forenoon at 10 o'clock.



From Geneva Gazette 21 September 1900

Obituary -
The death of Mr. William Holleran of Lafayette avenue occurred on Wednesday night of Bright's disease. Mr. Holleran had been ill for the past three months with the disease which caused his death. He is survived by a wife and five children, namely:  William, Mildred, Anna, Walter and Ellen.  He also leaves a sister, Mrs. John Doyle of Phelps. Mr. Holleran was born in Phelps in 1850 and removed to Geneva in 1885.  In 1887 he married Miss Ella Malone. Of late years Mr. Holleran had become quite prominent as a contractor, having built the St. Francis de Sales Parochial school and the O'Riley block in Exchange street.  He was a valued member of the Knights of Columbus and a communicant of St. Francis de Sales Church. The funeral will be held from his late home on Saturday morning at 10 o'clock with services at St. Francis de Sales Church. The Knights of Columbus will attend in a body.



From Geneva Daily Times 29 August 1905

Clifton Springs, N. Y. -
The funeral services of George Harmon Hollett who died at his home in this village Sunday morning after a short illness of about ten days, was held this afternoon at the Methodist church at 2 o'clock. Mr. Hollett was 81 years old and highly respected and prominent citizen of this place where he had lived for the past thirty-eight years having moved here from Seneca Castle at that time. He was engaged in the mercantile business here in which he was very successful and retired from active business life about 30 years ago. His first wife was Louise Lee. Their only daughter, Georgia, died while attending Syracuse university a few years prior to her mother. About fourteen years ago he married Imogene Wells, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Wells of this village, who is now critically ill at their home. Mr. and Mrs. Hollett have spent the past few winters in Florida for his health, and on returning this last spring commenced building a fine residence on Pleasant street which is now nearly completed. Mr. Hollett sold his former residence to Dr. Newland a little over a year ago. Mr. Hollett has been a member of the Methodist society for the past fifty years and has always been very devoted to its interests. While a resident of Seneca Castle he was chorister of the Methodist church there. He was the president of the board of trustees of the church in this place for many years. Mr. Hollett was also devoted to the cause of education and his two sons were liberally educated both having a college course. He is survived by his wife and two sons, R. L. Hollett, who is one of the most successful lawyers of Chicago, and Edward Hollett, who also graduated at law.



From Ontario County Journal 28 April 1893

Rushville, N. Y. - Jefferson Holley
died on Tuesday, aged 85 years. He was born on the farm where he died, and was a well-known and useful citizen, serving with the present and past generation. For many years he was a member of the Rushville M. E. church. He was a strong Republican and voted in his native town, Middlesex, since he became twenty-one years of age. A son, Thompson, and a daughter, Mrs. Marvin Gage, of Gorham, survive him. The funeral was held at the residence of his son on Thursday afternoon.



From Geneva Daily Times 20 January 1905

George Hollins,
for fourteen years superintendent of the Geneva Mineral Springs, died at the city hospital at 7 o'clock this morning after an illness of several days, aged 53 years. His sister, Miss Annie Hollins, of Baltimore, was at the bedside when he died. The remains will be taken on the 6:46 New York Central train tonight to Baltimore for burial. Mr. Hollins came to Geneva to take charge of the mineral springs for the Geneva Mineral Water Co., at the beginning of the Coursey and Steele litigation succeeding Mr. Steele as manager of the Geneva Mineral Springs Company.



From Geneva Daily Times 17 March 1905

Mrs. Flavilla Hollister
died at her home, No. 73 Genesee street, at 3 o'clock this morning of pneumonia, after an illness of several days. Deceased was 68 years of age and had lived in this city four years, coming here from Homer. She is survived by one daughter, Miss Carrie Hollister, a teacher in the Lewis street school, and by two sons, James R. Hollister of Cortland and J. D. Hollister of Chicago. A short funeral service at 4 o'clock will be held at the house Sunday afternoon and the remains taken on Monday morning to Homer for burial. Rev. N. B. Remick will officiate.



From Geneva Daily Times 9 September 1911

Henry K. Hollister,
of Rochester, aged about 60 years, died this morning at 12:30 o'clock. The deceased was well known here. He left here a number of years ago after having been employed in this city for 17 years. He is survived by his widow, who was formerly Alice A. Reed of this city; one son, Kenneth R. Hollister of Rochester. The funeral will take place Sunday morning from the residence, No. 324 Plymouth avenue, Rochester. The remains will be brought to this city and interment will be made Sunday afternoon in Washington Street Cemetery.



From Geneva Gazette 12 September 1890

MRS. CATHERINE HOLMAN
died at her residence on Elm street, Geneva, on Sunday, Sept. 7, 1890, at the advanced age of 87 years.  The deceased was born in Northumberland county, Pa., and for a number of years was a resident of Canoga Mills, Seneca county, N. Y., where her husband, the late Col. Daniel Holman, became prominent in business and in political and military affairs.  At the time of his death, occurring many years ago, he held rank as a Brigadier General in the New York State Militia.  Mrs. Holman was the mother of a large family, five only surviving her.  One son, Daniel F., came on from Chicago to attend her funeral.  Her home has been in Geneva for nearly thirty-five years last past.  She was a member of the Reformed Dutch Church until that branch of the church militant ceased to exist in Geneva.  Messrs. E. Dakin and George Bennett of that society were among the bearers.  Rev. Dr. Buck and Rev. Mr. Nichols of the M. E. Church officiated at the funeral.  She lived according to the doctrine she professed, and leaves a precious memory as a most valued inheritance to her children and children's children.



From Geneva Daily Times 7 May 1908

The funeral of George F. Holman, the victim of exposure and alcoholism, whose body was found yesterday morning in the alley leading from Powers Alley to Exchange street, will take place tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from DeVaney and Fletcher's undertaking rooms. Rev. J. B. Hubbs, D. D., will officiate and interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery. Funeral private.



From Geneva Daily Times 10 November 1906

Word was received this morning from Bath, N. Y., announcing the death there of Henry Holman, of this city. Mr. Holman was a veteran of the Civil War, having served with the Thirty-eighth regiment, New York Volunteers. He was married, but had not lived with his wife for about twenty-five years past, and of late years he has had no home. He was about 65 years of age. Through the efforts of Herman F. Fox, papers were secured admitting him to the Soldiers Home at Bath, and friends sent him there yesterday. He arrived in Bath last evening shortly before 7 o'clock but did not go to the Home, but instead wandered into an alley and it is supposed climbed a pair of back stairs leading to a porch where it is thought he had intended to sleep. He was found this morning near the foot of the steps. He was dead and investigation showed that his neck was broken. It is supposed he either fell in ascending the steps or that he rolled off the porch while asleep. The coroner in Bath was notified and he turned the body over to a local undertaker who removed it to the morgue at the Soldiers' Home. The deceased is survived by his wife, two sons, Louis Holman and George Holman of this city, and one brother, John Holman, also of this city.



From Geneva Advertiser Gazette 1 March 1906

Mrs. John J. Holman,
another almost life-long resident, died at her home in Elm street last Monday night of heart failure. She had not been sick at all, was about the house all day and evening. she was one of the most kindly women we ever knew, a member of the M. E. Church, and an earnest worker there. She is survived by her husband and one daughter, Miss Jennie Holman, a teacher in our public schools.



From Geneva Daily Times 30 March 1909

Mrs. Mary Holman,
widow of the late George Holman, died this morning at 6 o'clock at the home of Mrs. Julia Kellogg of 220 Washington street. The deceased was 63 years old. She is survived by one son, Louis Holman of Indianapolis, Ind. The funeral, which will be private, will take place tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the house. Rev. Thomas B. Berry, D. D., will officiate and burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 10 January 1910

Phelps, N. Y. - Edward H. Holmes
of Oaks Corners died Saturday night at the hospital at Canandaigua, where he was taken a few days ago for treatment. His death resulted from ailments incident to his advanced years. Mr. Holmes was 82 years of age. He was born at Kinderhook, in the eastern section of the state, and when a young man came to this vicinity, where he obtained employment with the New York Central Railroad Company. Nearly half a century ago he assumed the agency for the company at Oaks Corners, which position he held continuously until six years ago when he retired from active work. Upon his retirement from the company, in recognition of his long and faithful service, granted him a pension. Whenever recalling events connected with his early railroad career, Mr. Holmes would invariably speak of the circumstances that took him to Oaks Corners. According to his story, he was sent there one day soon after becoming associated with the railroad company to relieve the station agent for a week or ten days. The station agent never came back to his position, so in absence of further instructions from his superior officers, Mr. Holmes assumed the agency and retained it for more than forty years. Since the death of his wife, several years ago, Mr. Holmes had lived alone, attending to his own household work, notwithstanding his advanced years. He leaves no immediate relatives except a grandson, Frank Gregg of Auburn.



From Geneva Gazette 12 October 1900

Death of John D. Holmes -
Phelps,  13 Oct. -- A dispatch is received announcing the death of John D. Holmes, who died at the government hospital at Washington.  Mr. Holmes was a native of this town, but enlisted in the regular army fifteen years ago. He served during the Cuban war, and was honorably discharged.  He re-enlisted and was sent to the Philippine Islands, but on account of the climate and hardships he was taken ill and was sent home.  On his way home his mind gave way, and since then he had been confined in the hospital at Washington.  Mr. Holmes was 37 years of age, and leaves his mother and one sister, Mrs. Wm. Wilcox of Geneva.  The remains will be brought here for burial.



From Ontario Repository & Messenger 8 February 1871

We are pained to learn that Mrs. John H. Holmes of Phelps, died very suddenly on Monday of last week, of heart disease. Mrs. H. was the wife of the Democratic nominee for County Clerk last fall, and he has the heartfelt sympathy of all, in this the hour of his affliction.



From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 4 January 1899

Mrs. Mary Barton Holmes, wife of L. B. Holmes of North Bloomfield, died at her home yesterday morning, after a short illness of pneumonia. Mrs. Holmes was 58 years of age, having been born in Perry in 1840. A husband and two sons, Frank of Livonia and Edwin of North Bloomfield, and one daughter, Mrs. Frank Prescott of North Bloomfield, survive her.



From Ontario County Journal 10 February 1911

Rushville, N. Y. -
Tuesday, at about midnight, occurred the death of Harvey J. Holton at his home east of this village. About a week ago he suffered a shock of paralysis which worked to his brain, causing him to become violently insane. A few days later, while steps were being taken to send him to the Willard State Hospital, he suffered another severe shock, which rendered him unconscious. From this he did not rally. He was born in the town of Prattsburg, July 6, 1829. He was the fourth of a family of eight children born to James and Rachel Holton, two of whom are still living. March 23, 1871, he was married to Sophronia Ferguson, who died a number of years ago. One son, William F., survives. Mr. Holton was a member of the F. and A. M. lodge of Rushville, having joined the organization in 1864, and was one of the oldest members. The funeral services will be held this afternoon at 2 o'clock at the house. Burial in the Schumann cemetery under the Masonic order.



From Fairport Herald 7 March 1923

Mrs. Caroline Holtz,
who had been ill for several months, died at her late home on Sunday afternoon, March 4, aged 57 years. Mrs. Holtz was born in Germany Dec. 2, 1866, and came to this country in 1880. She was married to Charles Holtz March 24, 1885. She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Mary Bastian and Miss Edith Holtz, of this town, Miss Minnie Holtz, of Macedon, and Mrs. Emma Foster of Palmyra; and six sons, Martin Holtz of Macedon, George Holtz of Buffalo, Charles Holtz of Shortsville, Ernest Holtz, Edward Holtz and William Holtz of this town. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon from the Lutheran church in this village at 2 o'clock. Burial was made in the North Farmington cemetery.



From Fairport Herald Mail 17 November 1932
 
Farmington, N. Y., Nov. 15 -
This community was saddened by the sudden death of Mrs. John Holtz which occurred at the family home south of this village early Sunday morning following a heart attack. Minnie Eggert Holtz was born in Mecklinberg, Germany, January 20, 1866, and had been a resident of Farmington for 23 years. She leaves her husband, John Holtz, of this place; five sons and three daughters, William E. Holtz of Farmington, Lewis F. Holtz of Macedon, Elnora H. Holtz of Rochester, Herman F. Holtz of Farmington, John H. Holtz of Palmyra, Mrs. Minnie Katkamier of Farmington, Mrs. Lucy E. Molar of Palmyra and Elmer E. Holtz of Farmington; twelve grandchildren; five sisters; and one brother. Funeral from the home Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 and at 2 o'clock from St. John's Ev. Lutheran church in this village, Rev. E. C. Miller officiating. Interment in North Farmington cemetery.



From Fairport Herald Mail 13 December 1945

Relatives and friends of Minnie B. Weigert, wife of William C. Holtz, Farmington Station Rd., received word Wednesday of the sudden passing in a Rochester hospital, where she submitted to a major operation on Tuesday. Her sudden passing early Wednesday morning was a shock to this community and her close friends. She was a lifelong resident, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Christian Weigert and will be greatly missed by friends and neighbors in this section of the township. Surviving are her husband, William C. Holtz; three daughters, Mrs. Otto Helm of Mendon, Mrs. Harry Schmidt of Pittsford, Mrs. Helmuth Newman of Fairport; eight grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Fred Darling; three brothers, Albert Weigert of Pittsford, William Weigert of Fairport and Frank Weigert of Macedon. Prayer service was held at her late home Saturday afternoon and funeral service held at St. John's Lutheran Church, the Rev. August P. Kreutz, pastor, officiating. Burial was in the North Farmington Cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 14 April 1882

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - Thomas Holyhan,
who lived near Mud Creek, died very suddenly recently, being sick less than twenty-four hours. The remains were interred in the Catholic cemetery. He was known as a steady, hard-working young man, about twenty-eight years old.



From Geneva Gazette 25 November 1881

Death in the Highway at Gorham -
They picked the frail body from the cold ground and hastily summoned the physician, who said, upon examination, "she is dead." Thus passed away in the streets of Gorham village Mrs. Electa Hontone, aged about 70 years. Hard indeed must be that heart which is not shocked at the sudden stroke. Death under any circumstance is a fearful thing when it takes from us our beloved ones, but when it comes to us on the streets, suddenly and without warning, as in the case mentioned, it sends a thrill of sorrow and of gloom through the community. It is well for us to consider that she was our neighbor, although her pilgrimage was rough, although her pathway was not strewn with flowers, although her bed was not with rich; still she was of kindly feelings and possessed of a heart which felt for others' woes. Her life was a stormy one. She was born in the State of Vermont, and moving with her husband to Canada, was left a widow with a young family, and obliged to deny herself almost the necessaries of life. To her the prospect was indeed gloomy; and yet she did not despair, although at times nature succumbed to the strain. After her children grew to manhood, they emigrated to our State, and she followed them and was living at the time of her death with her daughter in Gorham. The rich have no bands in their death, but the poor--how hard to spare from their needs enough to bury their dead. The writer was well-acquainted with the deceased; she was of kindly heart, and although poor in this world's goods, she deserves this tribute to her memory.



From Geneva Gazette 25 September 1903

Hezekiah A. Hood,
one of the most prominent retired farmers in this section, died at his home north of this city near Oaks Corners last night, aged eighty-six years. In his younger days Mr. Hood was a well-known resident of this city having resided here for thirty years previous to moving to the country, where he has live for forty more years. During his residence in Geneva he was prominent in the affairs of the town and for a number of years was foreman of the old Mutual Hook and Ladder company, one of the first of Geneva's fire companies. Mr. Hood is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Charles Parker of Oaks Corners and Miss Nellie Hood of this city and two sons, William J. Hood of Woodstock, Canada, and Frank C. Hood of Oaks Corners. The funeral will be held from his late home at two o'clock Sunday afternoon. Burial will be made in the Washington street cemetery in this city.



From Ontario County Journal 18 January 1901

North Bloomfield, N. Y. - George Hook,
a well-known citizen, died at his home Sunday morning at 5:30 o'clock. He had been a sufferer the past ten days with pneumonia. He leaves, besides a wife, two sons, George and Bert. He was always joking and had a kind word for every one. He will be greatly missed in the community as well as in the home. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon.



From Geneva Courier 2 April 1879

Thomas Hooker,
the oldest resident in this vicinity, died at his home in Naples valley, between this village and Woodville landing on Canandaigua lake, on Wednesday morning, the 26th inst., aged 93 years and 9 months, having passed his 93d birthday last June. Naples Record



From Geneva Gazette 9 June 1899

Probably Suicide in Phelps -
Last Tuesday afternoon the body of Spencer Hooper, a farmer residing three and one-half miles southwest of Phelps, was found dead in a gravel pit with a gunshot wound just under his heart.  The deceased had seemed somewhat indisposed and suffering from melancholia of late, worried over the illness of his wife.  He was 52 years old and leaves a wife and two sons of adult age, also two sisters, Mrs. Samuel Cuddeback and Mrs.  James Hammond. An inquest followed conducted by Dr. Connelly of Clifton Springs, assistant coroner.

From Ontario County Journal 9 June 1899

Phelps, N. Y. -
This place was greatly shocked last Tuesday afternoon when it was reported on the street that Spencer Hooper, a well-known citizen and farmer, had shot himself. The circumstances of the case are as follows: the deceased, who had purchased the Frank Vosburg farm which adjoins the D. S. Crittenden farm, about three miles south of the village, was at work as usual on the day of the shooting. He, with others, had been engaged in working on the road in the forenoon drawing gravel, he working until about 11 o'clock. About that time he took his shot gun, remarking that he was going down to the corn lot to shoot crows which were pulling his corn. Nothing more was seen of him, and as he did not return at the dinner hour his younger son, Robert, went to look for him. After searching for some time he found him lying on his back along side of a fence, dead, with a gunshot wound in his breast, from which the blood was flowing. A fresh cut stick about a yard in length was found by his side which would indicate that he had used it in firing off the gun, which was a hammerless one. The charge entered the region of the heart and death must have been instantaneous. Dr. Vanderhoof was called but could do nothing. No motive for the rash act can be given by the family, excepting that he was of a very nervous disposition and he had brooded more or less for the past year on account of sickness in his family. He was only 50 years of age and leaves, besides a wife, two sons, Thaddeus and Robert. Coroner Archer of Clifton Springs took charge of the remains.



From Phelps Citizen 22 December 1932

Mrs. Frances R. Hoorbeek,
aged 94, passed peacefully away at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Norman VanDemortel on West Main street Monday morning. In spite of her advanced age, she was in possession of all her faculties and assisted in the housework until she took to her bed about two weeks ago. Mrs. Hoorbeek was born in Holland and with her husband and family came to this country 48 years ago since which time she has resided in Phelps. Her husband, Jacob Hoorbeek, died 23 years ago whereupon Mrs. Hoorbeek went to reside with her daughter, Mrs. VanDemortel. Besides the daughter, she leaves a son, Thomas Hoorbeek of Newark; 1 granddaughter; three great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held this morning at 8:30 o'clock from the house and 9:00 at St. Francis church., Rev. Simpson officiating with interment in St. Francis cemetery.



From Geneva Gazette 5 January 1877

It becomes our painful duty to announce the death of Mr. John Hopgood which occurred early last Wednesday morning -- aged about 64 years.  The event has been looked for from day to day for several weeks past. He was afflicted with dropsy with a tendency of the disease to the heart, and it was but too apparent that when that vital organ should be attacked the end was at hand.  Few business men in our community were better know or more deservedly respected.  For 35 or 40 years he carried on the blacksmithing business, corner of Washington and Pulteney sts. and from early morn to late at night was heard the cheerful ring of his anvil.  Industry brought its sure reward.  As constant as at labor of week days was his attendance on Church worship on the Sabbath.  Whoever else's pew might be vacant, his was occupied when not debarred by illness. And it may truly be said of him that in all the relations of life he illustrated the character of "God's noblest work -- an honest man." 



From Geneva Gazette 22 May 1891

Obituary - MRS. MARY HOPGOOD
, widow of the late John Hopgood, died at her residence on Washington street on the 18th inst. aged __ years.  She was an English lady of exemplary character -- a kind neighbor and sympathizing friend.  She had resided in Geneva about fifty years.  Her husband died many years ago.  Two children survive -- Mrs. J. I. Mitchell and an invalid, bed-ridden daughter.  The funeral of Mrs. Hopgood took place Wednesday afternoon.



From Victor Herald 15 December 1905

West Bloomfield, N. Y. - A. H. Hopkins,
aged 87 years, the oldest resident of this town, passed away quietly at his home last Tuesday morning after a lingering illness. Mr. Hopkins was very highly respected in this community. He leaves four children: three sons, Harry, Charles and Benjamin, all of this town, and one daughter, Mrs. Cora Hollingsworth of New York City. The funeral was held from the late home Thursday morning, Rev. Newton W. Bates, officiating. Interment was in the Rural Cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 22 February 1901

West Bloomfield, N. Y. -  Mrs. A. H. Hopkins,
whose death occurred Thursday, the 14th inst., was buried Saturday afternoon. The funeral services were held from her late home, Rev. Newton W. Bates, officiating. Mrs. Hopkins had been a sufferer from creeping paralysis for many months. Mrs. Hopkins was a woman of rare talents, coupled with a genial, sunny disposition, which will make her loss deeply felt in a wide circle. Besides her husband, she leaves four children, Harry of Cowles, Neb.; Mrs. J. H. Hollingsworth of New York city; Charles of North Bloomfield, and Benjamin, of this village.



From Ontario County Journal 8 April 1910

West Bloomfield, N. Y. - 
On Saturday afternoon, the funeral of Benjamin W. Hopkins was held from the home of his late parents, Deacon and Mrs. Hamilton Hopkins. Mr. Hopkins died in a hospital in Buffalo, where he had been ill only three days with pneumonia. His wife and brother, Charles Hopkins, were with him. The deceased was born in this town 53 years ago and always resided here until about four years ago, when he moved to Honeoye Falls. Mr. Hopkins had a bright, genial nature and a host of friends in this vicinity, who will mourn his untimely death. He always took an active part in the work of the Congregational church, of which he was a member, and for a number of years was a member of the choir. He was always interested in helping along any work the townspeople were interested in, and for a number of terms was principal of the village school. About twenty-five years ago he was united in marriage with Miss Frances Bushnell of Bath, who, with an adopted daughter, Sarah, survive him; also one sister, Mrs. Cora Hollingsworth of New York City; and two brothers, Harry and Charles Hopkins of this village. Rev. Mr. Hallock of Honeoye Falls officiated at the funeral and during his remarks alluded feelingly to the love the deceased always evinced toward little ones. Interment was made in the Rural cemetery.



From Geneva Gazette 18 July 1890

MRS. S. W. HOPKINS - Died at her residence on Genesee street Sunday night last after a painful illness of several months.  In her death the North Church loses one of its most zealous and useful members, and the community a bright exemplar of all that is good and noble in womanly character.  We find the following sketch of deceased contributed to the Rochester Union:

Mrs. Catherine L. Foster Hopkins was the eldest of four daughters of the late Rev. Amos Foster, and was born at Carrington, N. Y., September 8 1844.  Her father was at that time a successful Presbyterian pastor of the town.  From there the family removed to East Charlemont, Mass., where Mr. Foster continued his pastoral duties until 1870, when on a visit to his daughter, the wife of Rev. E. S. Kelsey, who then resided on Genesee street, Geneva, he died.  In 1855 Miss Foster was married to S. W. Hopkins of Northampton, Mass., and in 1871 removed with him to Geneva, and although almost all the time she was in poor health, yet she was a most successful church worker.  For two or three years a class of young men and women met at her home weekly on winter evenings for reading and instruction in art.  Her latest Christian work was with a class of ten young ladies of the North Presbyterian Church Sunday School who met weekly and sewed for the benefit of missions, and each year a fair for the sale of these articles made by them was held at her house, and the proceeds wee sent to some mission where they would do the most good.  Mrs. Hopkins will be greatly missed and especially by the young people of the North Presbyterian Church.  The remains of Mrs. Hopkins were conveyed to Cambridge, Mass., her former home, for interment.



From Ontario County Chronicle 25 February 1903

Mrs. Charles H. Hopkins
died at her home in North Bloomfield at an early hour Monday morning, aged 48 years. she had been ill of peritonitis only five days. She is survived by three daughters, two sons and two brothers, County Clerk Porter F. Leech and Mark Leech of Canandaigua. The deceased was the mother of Miss Nan Hopkins, well-known in Canandaigua.



From Geneva Gazette 27 September 1889


A very sudden and unexpected death occurred in Phelps last Friday.  Major H. H. Hopkins, a prominent farmer living about one mile southwest of the village, died in his chair at his breakfast table without a moment's warning.  He had just finished eating and while sitting in his chair his head dropped on his breast, and when his only daughter, Lottie, who was in the room, reached him, he was gone.  Mr. Hopkins went out during the war as captain of company C. 148th regiment, enlisting in Aug., 1862, and returned at the close of the war as major, having been through every skirmish and engagement of the regiment.  He was about 62 years of age and leaves a son and daughter.



From Ontario County Times 7 May 1890

Shortsville, N. Y. - 
The news of the sudden death of Mr. Henry Hopkins, of Phelps, was received here with sadness. Mr. Hopkins moved from this place about a year and a half ago and the family have many warm friends here. He died Saturday morning and the funeral services were held at the house Monday morning. Mr. Hopkins was a member of the G. A. R. and the order took charge of the funeral. The interment was at Seneca Falls.



From Ontario County Journal 11 June 1897

Honeoye, N. Y. -  Mrs. Jane L. Hopkins,
aged nearly 83 years, died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. George N. Swan, on Sunday evening, May 30. The burial was on Tuesday in Scottsburg.



From Ontario County Journal 12 May 1911

Yesterday afternoon at her home on Gorham street, was held the funeral services of Mrs. Marietta O. Hopkins, whose death occurred on Tuesday, following a long illness. Deceased was the widow of Charles Hopkins, and her whole life was spent in this village. She was the daughter of the late Theodore Crosby. Mrs. Hopkins is survived by two daughter, Miss Linda Hopkins and Mrs. A. L. Beahan. Mrs. Hopkins had long been a member of the Congregational church, and as long as her health permitted was active in advancing its interests. Burial was in Woodlawn.



From Geneva Daily Times 24 November 1917

Mrs. Mary Frances Hopkins,
aged 75 years, widow of the late Dr. William Clark Hopkins, died at her home, 114 Main Street, at 5:45 o'clock this morning of pleuro-pneumonia. Mrs. Hopkins was a devoted member of the North Presbyterian church. Her marriage to Dr. Hopkins took place on November 11, 1842. A son, Dr. William W. Hopkins, and a daughter, Miss Harriet Hopkins, both of this city, survive. Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the residence, and will be private. Rev. David H. Craver of the North Presbyterian church will officiate. Interment will be made in Glenwood Cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 4 March 1897

There occurred this morning the death of Mrs. Mary M. Hopkins, aged 80 years. She has been ailing for some time and the end came this morning at 9 o'clock at her residence, corner of Hamilton and Pulteney streets. Mrs. Hopkins was the widow of the late William R. Hopkins. Among the relatives who were very solicitous of the sickness of Mrs. Hopkins was her cousin, Mrs. Mary Murray Spencer, who resides at No. 108 William street. See also obituary for Mary Murray Spencer.



From Livonia Gazette 22 June 1928

Prudence Adams Franklin Hopkins died at her home in Honeoye Wednesday afternoon after a short illness caused by heart disease. Mrs. Hopkins was the youngest daughter of Alden Adams and Lorena Short and was born near Richmond Center February 3, 1849. September 22, 1876, she married Alfred Franklin of Honeoye, who died in 1906. Six years later, she married Lemuel Hopkins of Rochester, who died in 1914. Mrs. Hopkins is survived by one daughter, Mary A. Phalen, and one grandson, Edward Franklin, of Honeoye; also several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held at the home in Honeoye this afternoon at 4 o'clock, the Rev. Campbell of the Baptist Hill Universalist Church officiating. Burial in Lakeview cemetery.



From Victor Herald 3 December 1892

Wm. H. Hopkins
died at his home on West Main street in this village last Saturday morning after a protracted illness. The funeral services were held from the house on Monday. Mr. Hopkins was born in what is now the town of West Bloomfield in 1827. When a small lad his parents moved in this village, and lived in the house now owned by Seneca Boughton, on Moore's avenue. A few years after the family removed to the old hotel stand at the west end of the village and kept what was known as Hopkins Tavern for a number of years. William was educated in the Public school of this village and a very apt, bright pupil. In 1862 he enlisted as a private in Co. K 1st N. Y. Vols., and served with his regiment until it was mustered out. For some time previous to his death he drew a pension from the government. In early life he was a member of the Masonic fraternity, but dropped his connection with that only some years ago. He leaves a son, Frank A. Hopkins.



From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 13 September 1918

Canandaigua, N. Y. - 
At the age of 84 years, John Hopper died at his home in Niagara street yesterday afternoon. He formerly lived at Mertensia but came to Canandaigua to reside about thirteen years ago. He leaves his wife, a son, Frank Hopper, and a daughter, Myra Hopper, all of Canandaigua. He also leaves two-half sisters, Mrs. Adeline Buckalew of Gorham, and Mrs. Ophelia Mills of Canandaigua. Rev. George F. Finlay, Baptist minister, will officiate at the funeral at the late resident Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, and burial will be made in Woodlawn cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 21 March 1919

The death of Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Hopper, aged 80 years, occurred at her home on Niagara street on Wednesday, following an illness of pneumonia. She was the widow of John Hopper, whose death occurred on September 11, 1918. Mary Elizabeth Ronk was married to John Hopper at Geneva on March 23, 1855. They had resided in Canandaigua for fourteen years. There survive one son, Frank; and one foster daughter, Miss Myra Hopper of Canandaigua. Rev. G. E. Finlay will officiate at the funeral services this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Interment will be at Woodlawn.



From Ontario County Journal 4 September 1896

Canadice, N. Y. - Mrs. Leah Hoppough,
widow of the late Frederick Hoppough, died at the residence of her son, Lewis, last Sunday. She leaves three sons, Emery of Wayland; John H. of Richmond; Lewis F. of Canadice; and two daughters, Mrs. Addie Schu of Wayland, and Mrs. Hyland Hicks of Canadice, to mourn her loss.



From Canandaigua Chronicle 11 October 1905

Honeoye, N. Y. -  Phila A. Hoppough,
wife of John Hoppough, died suddenly of apoplexy at her home Friday afternoon, Oct. 6, aged 59 years and 10 months. Mrs. Hoppough's death was a great shock to her children and friends as she was to all appearance as well as usual Friday morning. She was the daughter of Jason Coykendall and was born in the town of Canadice. Besides her husband, she leaves two sons and one daughter, Mrs. George Ross, to mourn her loss. The family have the sympathy of their friends and neighbors in their sorrow.



From Naples Record 25 October 1879

Canadice, N. Y. -  Mrs. Sarah Hoppough,
wife of Halsey Hoppough, died on Sunday morning, the 19th inst., of scrofulas consumption, aged 44 years. The funeral services were conducted at the M. E. Church on the 21st, at one o'clock p.m. by the Rev. W. J. Hobbs of Springwater.



From Neapolitan Record 27 May 1880

Westbrook Hoppough
went to Canandaigua to a law suit on Monday; it was adjourned until Friday; he came home on Tuesday, was taken sick on the way, and died the next day. He was buried on the day that he was to have been in Canandaigua to try his suit. He had lived on the farm where he died for half a century. Few men will be missed more in this community that he.



From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 1 June 1929

Victor, N. Y., May 31 - Mrs. Delos O. Hopson,
66, died at her home here today. She leaves three daughters, Mrs. John Paterson of Detroit, Mrs. Willard Ewer of Victor and Mrs. Charles Megafee of Canandaigua; one son, Delos A. Hopson of Victor; two sisters, Mrs. Carl Linde of Louisville, Pa., and Mrs. S. W. Newhard of Hullertonn, Pa. Funeral from the home Monday at 2:30 o'clock with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery at Canandaigua.



From Ontario County Journal 23 June 1893

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - Mrs. Joseph Hopson
died at the home of her daughter in this village Monday. She leaves two daughters and three sons residing in East Bloomfield and Canandaigua.



From Geneva Daily Times 26 November 1943

Mrs. Doris Hopwood,
aged 46, of 73 Grove street, died this morning at the Clifton Springs Sanitarium after a long illness. Surviving are her husband, Mark; and three daughters, Joan, Myra and Georgia, all of Geneva; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Stubbs; three brothers; one sister, all of Manchester, England. Services will be conducted Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at Trinity Episcopal Church, Rev. Samuel H. Edsall, rector, will officiate.



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