"Loo" to "Loz" Obituaries
From Ontario County Journal 22 February 1901
James Loois, a formerly resident of Canandaigua, died at the
soldiers' home in Bath on Wednesday, aged 76 years. He is survived by
three daughters, Mrs. Duncan Rhind of this town; Mrs. Ada L. Brundage
and Miss Cora C. Loois of Rochester. His wife's death occurred on
From Geneva Daily Times 7 January 1910
Rushville, N. Y. - Allen Loomis, who for several months has been
in failing health, died at his home Wednesday evening of paralysis of
the nerves. He was the son of Nathaniel Loomis and was born in 1839 in
the town of Middlesex. Twice he was married. His first wife was Mrs.
Helen Thomas, who died about two years after they were married.
Thirty-five years ago in February, he was married to Mrs. Elizabeth
Green, widow of Frank Green, to whom three children were born. One,
Mrs. Morey Abbott, died a few years ago. He began keeping house on his
farm at Pine Corners where he died. He was a member of the Methodist
church of this village, having served nearly thirty-five years as
trustee. He was a strong supporter of the Republican party and served
at one time as supervisor of the Town of Middlesex and was one of the
Presidential electors in the last campaign. He is survived by his wife
and two daughter, Mrs. Fred Bennett and Miss Carrie Loomis; also by one
sister, Mrs. David Densmore of Potter; and one brother, Minor Loomis,
of this place. The funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at
2 o'clock at the Methodist church, Rev. Harsey King, pastor,
officiating. Burial in the village cemetery.
From Shortsville Enterprise 19 April 1912
The death of Benjamin Henry Loomis occurred shortly after
11 o'clock last week Thursday morning at his farm home in the town of
Farmington. Mr. Loomis was the eldest son of the late Hannah Ketchum
and George Loomis, well-known residents of Farmington, and was born in
Syracuse on Jan. 2, 1847. He had spent 62 of his 65 years of life in
the town of Farmington. He attended school at Farmington, and later
went to Canandaigua Academy. About 1868 Mr. Loomis married Miss Alma
Jenks, of Farmington. Fourteen years ago he moved to the Loomis
homestead farm where he had since resided. He had always been engaged
in agricultural pursuits and was a prosperous and successful farmer
with large interests. He leaves his wife, two sons and five daughters,
George and Charles, of Farmington; Edith, formerly of Albany; Mrs.
Hannah E. Devine of Farmington; Mrs. Bernardine Alderman of Macedon;
Mrs. Mildred Battin of Victor and Leona, residing at home; one sister,
Mrs. Aurelia Morse of Farmington; and one brother, Leslie G. Loomis of
Victor. The funeral was held at the home at 2 o'clock Saturday
afternoon. Rev. Edwin P. Wood, of the Universalist church, Victor,
officiated, and interment was made in South Farmington cemetery.
From Geneva Daily Times 26 May 1943
Calvin Halsey Loomis died at his home at 31 Sherrill street this
morning following a short illness. Mr. Loomis was the son of Calvin S.
and Lydia A. Loomis and was born in the town of Alexander, his boyhood
days being spent in Batavia. After teaching in the business college at
Norristown, Pa., he entered the service of the Lehigh Valley railroad
in the main office at Philadelphia. Later he was appointed as
travelling auditor and made his home in Geneva. Surviving is his wife,
Grace D. Loomis; three sons, Monroe E. Green of Waterloo, Clifford S.
Loomis of Geneva, and Richard C. Loomis with U. S. Armed Forces in
Hawaii; one sister, Myrta V. Redshaw of Batavia; and five grandchildren.
From Victor Herald 3 August 1895
George Loomis, a well-known and life-long resident of the town
of Farmington, died at his home Tuesday evening. Mr. Loomis has been in
poor health for nearly a year and his demise was not wholly unexpected.
Mr. Loomis was born in Hartford, Ct., Dec. 7th, 1818; when a very small
boy he came to Farmington, and by industry and perseverance he amassed
a competence. He was always foremost in every work of public
improvement, roads, schools, etc. He was Supervisor of the town of
Farmington several terms and always took a lively interest in public
affairs of the
state and nation. He was a man of excellent business qualifications and
judgment, and many a young man struggling in the battle of life has
to him for advice and assistance, and never in vain. He was in every
a self-made man. Beginning life with nothing, he obtained a good
and accumulated a fine farm property; his residence and surroundings
among the finest in this county.
About fifty years ago he married Hannah Maria Ketchum.
Six children were born to them. Mrs. Loomis died about three years
ago, there survive him two sons and two daughters, B. H. Loomis, Mrs.
L. L. Morse, Mrs. G. E. Lapham, of Farmington, and L. G. Loomis, of
this village. The funeral was held from his late home Friday afternoon,
the services were conducted by Rev. C. N. Frost. The interment was
at Boughton Hill cemetery.
From Victor Herald 3 September 1892
The funeral of Mrs. George Loomis, whose sudden death we
briefly mentioned last week, was held at her late residence Sunday
afternoon at three o'clock. Rev. Mr. Frost conducted the services,
assisted by a quartette from the choir of
the Presbyterian church. The burial was at the cemetery on Boughton
Hill. The deceased was the youngest daughter of Benj. Ketcham and was
born in Rensselaer Co., Jan. 4, 1823. She removed with her parents to
Farmington while a child, and was married to George Loomis Oct. 19,
1842, and went to live in Onondaga Co. where she resided about nine
years and returned to Farmington where she resided the rest of her
life. She leaves a husband, two sons and two daughters, Mrs. L. L.
Morse, Mrs. Geo. E. Lapham, B. H. Loomis, of Farmington, and L.
G. Loomis of this village. Mrs. Loomis was a woman greatly beloved in
the community, and will be missed in many places beside the home
circle, where, for half a century she has been the loving help-meet and
devoted mother. A large circle of friends will deeply sympathize with
the bereaved family.
From Ontario County Journal 10 February 1899
Rushville, N. Y. - This community was greatly shocked by the death
of James Loomis on Wednesday morning. About a week previous he
was taken with the grippe, and not using proper care, it was soon
followed by pneumonia in severe form from the first. Dr. Jewett
was called on Monday in consultation with Dr. Wilkin, but little hope
was given for his recovery. A trained nurse was summoned, and
everything done for him, but he was too ill. He was a man about 50
years of age, strong and active, extensively engaged in farming and
buying stock to ship. About 20 years ago he married Wealthy Jackson,
who survives him. They had adopted a little boy, left by her sister,
Mrs. Foster, who died a year ago. They also have an adopted daughter.
His aged and blind mother is left, and lives in the house which was the
old homestead. Mrs. Loomis has universal sympathy in her great
affliction, which is doubly heavy in that her own health is very poor.
Mr. Loomis was a very kind man in his family, and his death is a great
loss to them. There are three brothers, Benjamin in Battle Creek,
Mich., Allen and Miner; two sisters, Minerva, Mrs. Densmore of Potter, and Nettie, a twin sister.
From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 4 May 1933
Leslie C. Loomis entered into rest at the home of his son, Leslie,
Jr., Victor, N. Y., May 2. He is survived by his wife, Luella H.; 2
sons and one daughter, Leslie, Jr., Harry H. of Victor, and Mrs.
Dorothy Coy of San Pedro, Cal.; seven grandchildren. Services from the
home on West Main street, Saturday, at 2:30 p.m. Interment in Boughton
From Geneva Gazette 18 January 1889
Lyman Loomis, of Rushville, died Jan. 8, after many years suffering from rheumatism. He formerly kept the Mansion House, Geneva.
From Ontario County Journal 29 January 1904
Rushville, N. Y. - The death of Mrs. Maria Fitch Loomis, widow
of the late Nathaniel Loomis, occurred at her home southwest of this
village on Monday evening. Mrs. Loomis was 89 years of age and had been
a great sufferer for the past six years. During the past three years
she had been bed ridden. About 25 years ago she lost her sight, yet
through all her afflictions she was a happy, uncomplaining Christian,
and a visit to her was a source of strength and courage. She had always
resided in the neighborhood where she died. She is survived by two
sons, Allen and Minor Loomis; and one daughter, Mrs. Densmore of
Potter. The funeral was held from the home on Wednesday afternoon and
conducted by Rev. A. W. Rice, pastor of the Methodist church, of which
she was a member.
From Ontario County Journal 18 March 1881
Rushville, N. Y. - Mrs. Melissa Loomis died of typhoid pneumonia,
March 11th , aged 34 years. Her sickness lasted about ten days, and her
death falls very heavily upon her husband and little daughter, who have
the sympathy of many friends. The funeral services were conducted by
Rev. C. M. Bartledaren, on Sunday, at the residence of her
husband, Elbert Loomis.
From Ontario County Journal 11 September 1891
On Monday the remains of Mrs. Nancy Loomis, widow of the
late James Loomis, formerly of this village, were brought here from
Geneseo for interment. The funeral services were held from the
residence of James Rockwell Wednesday. The deceased was 91 years and 5
From Geneva Gazette 10 August 1900
Near Geneva, August 6th, Mrs. Rebecca, widow of the late
Stephen T. Loomis, aged 76 years, leaving one son. She
was a woman of the most lovely character it has ever been our privilege
to meet. She was unselfish to
a fault. Her life has been one of the most beautiful examples of
devotion to all who were near and dear to her, and to all who were in
sorrow and trouble. The influence of such a life must long be
felt. The late Judge Mason, whose death so recently occurred and
who was a very warm friend of Mrs. Loomis, once said (it seems but
yesterday) "there is not one in a thousand like her - a person of rare
intelligence, always bright and of wonderful memory." He spent
many pleasant hours with her.
From Ontario County Journal 16 May 1913
Rushville, N. Y. - The death of Mrs. Sarah Loomis occurred
Monday evening at her home in this village. She was one of the three
children born to Lawrence and Lurana Decker Borden of Springwater. Her
girlhood days were spent in Gorham and Geneva but the greater part of
her life, since her marriage to Lyman Loomis, at Geneva in 1851, had
been spent here. Mr. Loomis, who died in 1889, at one time drove the
stage from Geneva to Cohocton, making the trip one day and returning
the next. He also conducted a hotel in this village for a number of
years. On Nov. 23, 1912, Mrs. Loomis celebrated her eightieth birthday
by entertaining a party of fourteen ladies, all with the exception of
her sister, being over 70 years of age, and eight of them being over
80. Of this remarkable group of 15, hers is the first death to occur.
She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Frank Headley, with whom she
lived; one sister, Mrs. Samuel Torrey of Geneva; and five
grandchildren. The funeral services were held from the residence
From Geneva Daily Times 9 May 1912
Mrs. Mary Anne Looney, widow of the late Patrick Looney, died this
morning at 8:50 o'clock at the home of her son, Edward Looney, No. 235
Castle street, following an illness of several months. She leaves one
son, Edward, and one daughter, Mrs. Mary Anne Gray, both of this city;
two sisters, Mrs. Eliza Murphy of Geneva and Mrs. Margaret Maloy of New
York. She had been a resident of Geneva for 44 years. Burial St.
From Ontario County Journal 15 March 1895
Tuesday morning, at his home on Gibson street, occurred the death
of John J. Loonie, in his 61st year. Mr. Loonie had been in
feeble health for many years past, and the severe weather had sapped
his vitality and hastened the end. Captain Loonie, by which name he was
often mentioned, was a native of Dublin, Ireland, coming to this
country when a boy of 8 years. In New York city he learned the marble
cutter's trade, and developed considerable skill as a sculptor and
artist. In 1863 Mr. Loonie enlisted as a private in Company K, 20th N.
Y. Cavalry, of which company he was prominent as an organizer, and soon
rose from private to second and first lieutenants and captain. He
served until the mustering out of the company, July 31, 1865. Shortly
after the close of the war, Mr. Loonie came to this village and pursued
his chosen vocation, establishing the Canandaigua Marble Works. Aside
from being an expert marble cutter, he was an artistic designer, the
soldiers' memorial tablets in the court house in this village, being an
evidence of his skill. Mr. Loonie's work was much sought in surrounding
towns and counties, as well as in his own town. In Woodlawn cemetery,
New York, Mr. Loonie erected considerable work, and it was on one
occasion, while thus engaged, that he was taken ill and lay at death's
door for several days.
Mr. Loonie has been a member of the Congregational church for over a
quarter of a century. The funeral services were conducted at his late
home Thursday morning, by Rev. Charles H. Dickinson. A few years
after his removal to this village, Mr. Loonie married Sophia Lyon of
Naples, who survives him.
Daily Times 4 March 1904
Phelps, N. Y. - Mrs. Catherine Lord, widow of the late Ichabod
Lord, died suddenly Wednesday evening at her home on West Main street.
Mrs. Lord was taken ill Sunday with gastritis but was not confined to
her bed until a few hours before her death. She was 74 years of age and
is survived by one brother, N. A. Reed of this village. The funeral was
held from the house this afternoon at four o'clock, the Rev. E. L.
Waldorf officiating. Saturday the remains will be taken to Newark for
From Geneva Daily Times 14 January 1909
Mrs. Emeline A. Lord, widow of the late John Lord, died yesterday
afternoon at Willard. She was 84 years old. She is survived by her
daughter-in-law, Mrs. E. Lord of Syracuse, and five grandchildren, Mrs.
Rene P. Van Tassel of this city, Mrs. W. H. Cooper, Mrs. Edward Gordon
and Miss Edith Lord of Syracuse, and Mrs. Kavanaugh of New York. The
remains were brought to this city this afternoon and a brief prayer
service was held at Kennedy's undertaking rooms. Interment was in
From Geneva Daily Times 28 September 1903
The double funeral of Jackson Van Tassel and Frank E.
Lord, who were killed by the Central-Hudson train Saturday
morning, took place at 2 o'clock this afternoon from the late home of
Mr. Van Tassel, No. 63 North Genesee street. Rev. J. H. Hubbs and Rev.
C. E. Jewell together officiated at the funeral. The bearers for Mr.
Van Tassel were George E. Stubbs, Adam Emig, Charles K. Benjamin, John
H. Beard, George A. Peel, Elon C. Goseline. The bearers for Lord, all
members of the Baraca Bible class of First Methodist church, were as
follows: Walter W. Van Gieson, Lewis Van Gieson, Henry B.
Platman, William E. Beeney, William H. House and Allen P. Olmstead. The
burial followed in the same lot, in Glenwood cemetery.
From Ontario County Journal 18 October 1901
Manchester, N. Y. - George Lord died at his home on State
street on Monday, aged 28 years. His death was caused by typhoid fever.
He is survived by a wife and two children. Funeral services were held
at the home yesterday morning. The remains were taken to Towanda, Pa.,
From Geneva Gazette 11 December 1891
Phelps - Ichabod Lord, a prominent resident of this village, died
very suddenly last Friday evening about six o'clock. Mr. Lord has
not been very robust for some time, and on Friday drove to Geneva to
see a physician, and after his return home put up his horse and had
supper, when he laid his head on the table and breathed his last.
Mr. Lord leaves one brother, Levi Lord of Phelps, his wife and
two sons -- Frank Lord of Phelps and Adelbert of Kalamazoo, Mich.
The funeral was held
from his late residence, 61 West Main st., at ten o'clock Monday
morning, Rev. Mr. Hughston officiating. His age was 69 years.
The remains were taken to Newark for burial. In politics,
Mr. Lord was a stalwart Republican.
From Victor Herald 1 December 1905
James H. Lord died at his home in Fishers on Tuesday of this week,
aged seventy-three years. He succumbed to the infirmities of old age.
Mr. Lord was born in England but had been a resident of this town for
sixty-four years. He leaves three sons, Edward of Geneva, Allegany
county, and Clinton and Hiram of Fishers. Burial was had at Pittsford.
From Canandaigua Journal 18 February 1910
Naples, N. Y. - John Lord, a resident of Naples for sixteen years
past, died Feb. 10 at the home of his sister, Mrs. Guernsey, in
Wallace, where, in his illness, he had gone for care. His wife died
some years ago and his home was broken up. The burial was in Rose Ridge
cemetery on Sunday. One son, Irwin, and another sister, Mrs. Fogal of
Cohocton, survive him.
From Ontario County Chronicle 12 April 1905
Naples, N. Y. - On Friday last occurred the sudden death of Mrs.
of this village, at the home of Henry Hubbard of
Prattsburg. Her death is attributed to heart failure. Deceased is
survived by her husband and one son, Erwin, of this village, and by one
brother, James Pierce of Atlanta.
From Geneva Daily Times 6 November 1906
Phelps, N. Y. - The death of Levy B. Lord,
a highly-honored and respected farmer of the Town of Phelps, occurred
at the Lord homestead, south of Phelps, yesterday. His death was
due to advanced age. Mr. Lord was born and always lived here, occupying
the same home during the entire period of his long life. He was
eighty-six years of age and leaves a widow, who is the only surviving
From Ontario County Chronicle 10 September 1902
North Bloomfield, N. Y. - Amos Lotee, a well-known and lifelong
resident of Ontario county, died suddenly at his home in North
Bloomfield Saturday morning. Mr. Lottee was at work Friday as usual,
and at night ate a hearty supper and retired early, feeling as well as
usual but Saturday morning when his wife tried to arouse him, she
discovered that he was dead. Mr. Lotee was 67 years old, having been
born in the town of West Bloomfield in 1835, where he lived until about
1865, when he went to North Bloomfield and purchased a custom mill,
which he ran for thirty-five years, disposing of his mill about two
years ago. Deceased was a member of the Baptist Church of Lima since
its organization many years ago, and though living several miles
distant, was a faithful attendant. He was also a member of the A. O. U.
W. In 1865 he was married to Miss Anna E. Booth, of Livonia. Seven
children were the fruit of this union, and his death makes the first
break in the family circle. His wife, one son, Herbert and six
daughters, Lizzie Lotee, Mrs. E. B. Kellogg of Honeoye Falls, Imogene,
Louise, Frances and Bessie, survive him. The funeral will be held from
his late home at 2:30 this afternoon, Rev. Mr. Palmer, pastor of the
Baptist Church of Lima, officiating.
From Ontario County Journal 8 December 1916
Gorham, N. Y. - The remains of Cornelius Louden, whose
death took place at his home in Phelps, last week, were brought to
Gorham for interment on Saturday, the funeral having been held at
Phelps. Mr. Louden was a former resident of Gorham, having been the
local miller for several years, and later conducted a jewelry business.
He removed to Phelps 16 years ago, and carried on the jewelry business,
and for the past six years was clerk of the town. The deceased had been
in failing health the past four months. Mr. Louden was born in
Westchester County, Jan. 15, 1844. His boyhood was spent in New York
City, afterward going to Pennsylvania, where he engaged in the milling
business, and united in marriage with Miss Fannie Forest, whose death
took place three years ago. He is survived by one daughter, Miss Ida
Louden of Phelps; two sons, C. T. Louden of Syracuse and L. T. Louden
of Rochester; one brother William Louden of Newburgh; and a sister,
Mrs. George Shoemaker, who resides in Connecticut.
From Clifton Springs Press 20 November 1924
John Loughlin, a lifelong resident of the town of Hopewell, died at
his home near Orleans, Sunday morning. He is survived by his wife,
Katherine McLean Loughlin; two daughters, Margaret and Marie; one son,
Frank; two sisters, Mrs. James O'Connor of Clifton Springs and Mrs.
James McCarrick of Seneca Castle. Funeral services were held from his
late home at 9 o'clock, Rev. James O'Brien officiating. Interment was
made in St. Agnes cemetery.
From Shortsville Enterprise 22 September 1943
Mrs. Walter Clark of Main street mourns the death of her estimable sister, Mrs. Katherine Loughlin, 72,
of Hopewell, widow of John Loughlin, which occurred on Friday morning
in the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Francis L. McKay, Canandaigua,
where she had made her home for the past three years. The survivors are
two daughters, one son, one sister, one brother and three
grandchildren. Funeral services were held from the home in the Orleans
road on Monday at 9 o'clock and at 9:30 from St. Felix Church, Clifton
Spa., conducted by the pastor, the Rev. James M. O'Brien. The remains
were laid at rest in St. Agnes Cemetery, Clifton Spa.
From Ontario County Journal 31 May 1907
Honeoye, N. Y. - On Friday night between 10 and 11 o'clock,
residents of Main and Church streets were startled by the cry of fire.
Upon investigation, flames were seen bursting from the Loury house on
Church street. Arriving on the scene of action, they were horrified to
find Mrs. James Loury rolling on the ground, her clothing a
seething mass of flames, and her grandson, Fred Stacey, and a neighbor,
Frank Allen, tearing the blazing garments from her body and burning
their own hands in a frightful manner in the attempt. Just how the
accident happened will doubtless never be known. She had been caring
for her husband, who has been confined to his bed for some months and
was leaving the room with a small lamp in her hand, when she either
dropped the lamp or it exploded, spilling the burning oil over her
clothing and the carpet. Her screams awakened her two grandsons, who
were sleeping in another part of the house and who, with other willing
hands extinguished the flames, which had gained considerable headway in
the house. Medical aid was summoned and everything possible was done to
relieve her suffering. She lingered in a semi-conscious condition until
9 o'clock Saturday morning, when death came to her relief. Her body was
so frightfully burned that the undertaker was obliged to place it
immediately in the casket as the flesh dropped from the bones upon
moving. The family have been sorely afflicted. The husband, James
Loury, has been confined to his bed for months and is now hovering
between life and death. For the past four weeks a sister of the
deceased, who resided with her, has also been ill and confined to her
The deceased was born in the town of Canadice about 65 years ago, the
daughter of John C. Spencer. She lived in that town until about 20
years ago, when she came to this village, where she has since resided.
She was twice married. Survivors are her invalid husband, one son and
two grandsons; besides several brothers and sisters. The funeral was
held from her late home on Monday afternoon, Rev. Dr. Arthur C. Dill
officiating. The interment was in Lakeview.
From Geneva Daily Times 4 November 1905
James W. Love, a retired nurseryman residing at No. 165
Washington street, died at 1 o'clock this morning after a brief illness
of a week. The deceased was in his seventy-second year. He was born in
Scotland and came to this country and city about fifty years ago. Until
his retirement three years ago he has
been actively engaged in the nursery business of the city. He was
a member of Kanadesaga Council, No. 413 Royal Arcanum, and a
communicant of Trinity church. He is survived by his widow and one
daughter, Miss Minnie S. Love. Burial in Glenwood Cemetery.
From Geneva Daily Times 27 May 1905
Canandaigua, N. Y. - Thursday, at
the house of his son-in-law, on Main street, occurred the
death of John Love, formerly of East Bloomfield. He
was aged about seventy-six years. Ailments due to advancing years
caused his death. He came to this country from Scotland about
twenty years ago. Survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Bartholf, Mrs.
John McAllister and Miss Esther Love, two sons, John and James
Love, a sister, Mary Ann Love of Stanley, and a brother, James
Love of Geneva.
From Victor Herald 2 June 1899
East Bloomfield, N. Y. - Tuesday afternoon the remains of Mrs.
of Canandaigua, but a former resident here, were buried
in the village cemetery. She died last Sunday after a long illness.
From Victor Herald 10 May 1901
Last evening the body of William Love, who mysteriously
disappeared from his home in Canandaigua, April 15th, was found in the
flooded flats near the mouth of the Sucker brook by some fisherman, who
immediately notified Coroner O. J. Hallenbeck. The body was removed to
the Z. C. Curtice undertaking establishment where it was identified
later by relatives and friends. The remains were badly decomposed, the
features bloated and lacerated so that the boots and wearing apparel
were the only means of identification. The authorities are at a loss to
account for the disfiguration of the of the face, unless it was
accidentally done by some of the numerous fishermen who are spearing
suckers in the brook every night. Deceased was aged about 30 years, and
is survived by an aged father, two brothers and two sisters. Love was
last seen about 11 o'clock on the night of April 15th, by Officer
Mulligan. It is stated that to a friend, whom Love urged to drink with
him on that last night, he said, "You'd better drink with me now,
you'll never get another chance. I'm on my way to the lake to drown
myself." The case will be thoroughly investigated by Coroner Hallenbeck
and an effort made to account for the marks of violence on the man's
face and hands. A significant fact is that Love's hands were gripped
tightly about some bunches of grass, indicating that he had made a
struggle for his life.
From Shortsville Enterprise 21 March 1935
From Victor Herald - Mrs. Catherine Lovejoy passed from
this life March 11, 1935, at the home of her son, Harley M. Lovejoy.
Mrs. Lovejoy was born in Hudson June 27, 1854, of pioneer stock that
helped to settle the region of the Catskills. She came to Western New
York as an infant, when her parents, Phillip and Lucy Blass Mink, made
the trip on the Erie Canal from their home in Hudson to a new home in
Farmington township. Mrs. Lovejoy was twice married. Her first husband,
Hinman E. Smith, passed away in 1887 at their home in Rochester leaving
his widow and two children, a son, Oscar F. Smith, who died in 1909,
and a daughter, Mrs. George H. Gunnison, now of Canandaigua. In 1892,
Mrs. Smith married Edward E. Lovejoy of Victor, who died in 1908. Two
sons born to them, Charley E. Lovejoy and Harley M. Lovejoy, both of
Victor, survive. Mrs. Lovejoy also leaves nine grandchildren; Mrs. T.
H. Townsend of Waterville, Mrs. William Millard of Canandaigua, George
S. Gunnison of Syracuse, Edward, Adeline, Jean, Janette, Harley M. and
Lowell Lovejoy of Victor, and nine great-grandchildren, living in
Waterville and Canandaigua.
For 57 years, Mrs. Lovejoy had been a member of the Methodist church,
and for many years she took part in all its activities. She was a
charter member of Unity Club, and gave support to every worthy cause
brought to her attention, until failing health several years ago forced
her to retire from interests outside the home. The funeral was held
March 13 at 2:30 p.m. from the home of her son, Harley M. Lovejoy.
From Victor Herald 4 April
Mrs. Charlotte A. Lovejoy, wife of E. E. Lovejoy died at her home
on East Main St. early Thursday morning. She was taken ill last Friday
and rapidly grew worse. The disease developing into acute peritonitis
with the above result. She was greatly beloved in this community. Her
husband has the heartfelt sympathy of the entire community. The funeral
will be held at the house Monday at 2 p.m.
From Victor Herald 11 April
Mrs. Charlotte A. Lovejoy, who died March 26, and whose death we
briefly mentioned last week, was born in New Jersey, August 2, 1834.
Her parents were George and Elizabeth Gurnee. Her mother died when she
was about two years of age. Her father married a second time, and when
she was four years old, she was brought to Newark, this State, and from
that time until she was married, she lived with her grandmother, Mrs.
Phillip Decker. By Mr. Gurnee's first marriage, he had five children,
of which two of her brothers are still living, Jonas Gurnee of Lyons
and Philip of Binghamton, this State. She was married to Edward
Lovejoy, March 12, 1856. They commenced keeping house in
this village where they have lived happily for 35 years. She leaves a
large circle of relatives and friends who sincerely mourn her loss. She
united with the Presbyterian church in the year 1872, Rev. Henry T.
Miller, pastor, and up to the time of her death, was a willing worker,
doing all she felt it her duty to do, cheerfully and well.
She was a woman of sound sense and excellent judgment. Her death is
a loss to the community, and we can safely say that the relatives will
not grieve alone.
From Ontario County Journal 11 March 1910
John D. Lovejoy of Victor, aged 75 years, died on Saturday. His
wife, a son, George L. Lovejoy of Hollywood, Cal., and a daughter, Mrs.
William d. Frost, survive.
From Ontario County Journal 11 February 1876
Died - On Friday morning, the 4th of February, in her 82nd year, Mrs.
Mrs. Lovejoy has been unwell a number of
years, but never has been known to murmur or complain a word. She
had her senses until a few hours before her death. When her
husband asked her if she would ever recover, she answered, "Yes, I
think I shall." She has been a member of the Christian Church
from childhood. She leaves a kind husband and several children to
mourn her loss. The funeral was held on Sunday afternoon at the
Presbyterian Church in this place.
From Geneva Daily Times 22 September 1897
Mrs. N. M. Lovejoy died of heart failure at 2:15 o'clock this
morning at her residence in Phelps. Mrs. Lovejoy had resided in that
village many years and was loved and respected by
all who knew her. The deceased is survived by three sons, James, of
this city; Charles, of Jamestown, and R. A. Truax, of Phelps.
From Ontario County Journal 3 February 1911
Naples, N. Y. - The death of Mrs. Nettie Early Lovejoy, wife
of I. J. Lovejoy, occurred on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the home of Henry
Hatch in South Bristol, where she was staying temporarily. She was ill
but a few days with pneumonia . Mrs. Lovejoy was born in Prattsburg 62
years ago. Most of her life was spent in Berton, but the last few years
she and her husband have live at Atlantic City, returning to section to
be near their son, John, who lives in Rochester. The funeral was held
at the Baptist Church on Friday, the pastor, Rev. S. T. Harding
officiating. Interment was in Rose Ridge cemetery.
From Geneva Gazette 3 March 1899
Asel Loveland, one of the oldest residents of Victor, died Friday
evening last, aged 88 years. Mr. Loveland went to Victor from
Eastern New York when about 20 years of age, and had ever since resided
there. He had followed farming nearly all his life, and was a
highly respected townsman. He was a member of Milnor Lodge, F.
& A. M., and was regarded as one of the oldest Masons in the State.
One daughter, Mrs. Julia Embry, with whom he lived and three
grandchildren survive. Vic. Cor. Can. Times
From Ontario County Journal 25 April 1919
Naples, N. Y. - Monday afternoon, about one o'clock, Joseph H. Loveland passed
away at his home on Trafalgar Square, after several months' illness. He
was born in Springwater, Dec. 27, 1847, but had spent most of his life
in Naples. On April 3, 1889, he married Miss Minnie Flynn of
Prattsburgh, and to them were born two children, Lena Louise, who was
the wife of Stanley Kieth and who died less than three months ago, and
Leon Loveland, of this village, who survives. Besides his wife and son,
he leaves a small grandson and a brother, Loren Loveland. Mr. Loveland
was for many years a member of the Methodist church and one of the
trustees. For several years he was sexton also. He was held in high
esteem by his many friends. Funeral services were held on Thursday,
Rev. C. W. Hayes officiating.
From Victor Herald 28 March 1891
Vincent C. Loveland died
yesterday forenoon at 11 o'clock and the funeral will
be held at his late residence tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock. The
interment will be in Boughton Hill Cemetery.
From Shortsville Enterprise 21 February 1913
The death of Mrs. Elizabeth Lowe of Manchester occurred at
her home in that village at 7:45 o'clock Wednesday morning, aged 76
years. She had just gotten out of bed and started to dress when she
dropped dead. Her demise was occasioned by chronic heart trouble. Mrs.
Lowe was born in England on September 2, 1836, and was married in that
country to Henry Lowe, They came together to the United States 55 years
ago and settled in the township of Manchester, where she had resided
since. Mr. Lowe died about five years ago. Four children came to bless
their union, but only two survive, Mrs. Robert Houston and Mrs. William
Jones, both of Manchester. Other survivors are one brother, William
Houghton, and two sisters, Mrs. Richard Warner and Miss Alice Houghton,
all of England; also four grandchildren and one great-grandchild,
all living in Manchester. The funeral will be held from the Jones
home in Manchester on Saturday afternoon at two o'clock and will be
conducted by Rev. William W. Lane, pastor of the Manchester M. E.
Church, of which Mrs. Lowe had been a most faithful member for the last
45 years. The interment will be made in Brookside Cemetery in this
From Ontario County Journal 24 February 1908
Manchester, N. Y. - Henry Lowe, one of the old residents of this
died at his home on State street, after a long illness, on Friday
aged 73 years. He was born in England, coming to America over 50 years
being a resident of this village since his arrival in this country. He
survived by a wife and two daughters, Mrs. Robert D. Houston and Mrs.
Jones, both of this village.
From Ontario County Journal 6 January 1882
Mr. John Lowe, of Honeoye, died quite suddenly on Tuesday
afternoon of last week. Last summer he suffered a stroke of paralysis,
and a second attack of the same is said to have been the cause of his
death. Mr. Lowe was highly respected and esteemed. For a number of
years past he has held the office of postmaster at Honeoye.
The Shortsville Enterprise, November 9, 1889, Vol. 7, No. 44, page 2.
John Lowe died quite suddenly at his home on Salt street last
week Friday a.m., aged 33 years. He had been a great sufferer from
consumption and other diseases for a number of years, but was about the
house and walked from one room to another but a few moments before his
death. He fully realized his condition, and it is a comfort for his
friends to feel that, though his departure was sudden, he was willing
and prepared for the summons. Besides a widow he leaves a father,
mother and three sisters, all residents of this town. Funeral services
were held at the Methodist church Sunday afternoon, where a large
audience gathered to show their sympathy for the family, and Rev. D. D.
Davis made appropriate remarks. The interment was in the new cemetery.
Mrs. Lowe desires to express her thanks to the many kind friends who
assisted at the funeral of her late husband, and especially to all
those who contributed and arranged the beautiful flowers.
Thanks to Martha McGill for this donation.
From Geneva Daily Times 3 June 1907
R. M. Lowe, aged 66 years, died yesterday morning at 9:40
o'clock at the home of his sister, Mrs. Watson E. Stubbs, of No. 40
Lafayette avenue. He was born in Oaks Corners and has resided there his
life until April 9th of this year, when he came to the home of his
in this city. Mrs. Stubbs is the only survivor. The funeral will be
tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock from the house. Rev. W. W. Weller,
of the First Presbyterian church will officiate and interment will be
in Glenwood Cemetery.
From Ontario County Journal 18 March 1898
Honeoye, N. Y. - Mrs. Sarah Jane Lowe died on Friday morning,
March 11, aged 67 years. The funeral was held from her late home on
Sunday at 2 p.m., with burial in Lake View. Mrs. Lowe was the widow of
John Lowe, whom she survived by sixteen years.
From Ontario County Journal 14 March 1890
Silas Lowe, aged 76, a prosperous farmer living near Oaks Corners,
dropped dead Saturday forenoon of heart trouble. He had been
complaining of rheumatism for some time which affected him in different
his body and it undoubtedly went to his heart.
From Ontario County Chronicle 14 October 1903
Bristol Springs, N. Y. - Jacob Lown, an aged resident of this
place, died Saturday. Mr. Lown was about 90 years of age and leaves to
mourn one son, Ward of this place; two daughters, Mrs. Fred Barrett,
also of this place, and Mrs. Martin Hope of Avoca. Interment in Coye
From Ontario County Journal 31 May 1907
Bristol Springs, N. Y. - The death of Mrs. Susan Lown, widow
of the late Jacob Lown, occurred on Friday, May 24, at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. Fred Barrett, after an illness of several weeks. Mrs.
Lown had been almost a lifelong resident of this place and was known by
all as a woman of unusual energy and ambition. She is survived by one
son, Ward; and two daughters, Mrs. Martin Hope, of Macedon, and Mrs.
Fred Barrett, with whom she lived and from whom she received the
tenderest care during her last sickness. Funeral services were
conducted by Rev. C. E. Rose at the church on Sunday, with burial in
the Coye cemetery.
From Geneva Gazette 8 June 1900
Miss Janet Lowthorp died at her residence, 477 Main st., last
Tuesday - the last of her family. She was born in this city, a
daughter of Thomas Lowthorp. She received thorough education as a
pianist and organist and for many years presided at the Trinity Church
organ, and later at such instrument in St. Peter's Church. She
had one brother, the late Samuel Lowthorp, and two sisters, Mrs.
Elizabeth Angell and Mrs. Edward Kingsland. The funeral will take
place from Trinity Church tomorrow afternoon at 5 o'clock.
From Geneva Courier 1 July 1874
Mrs. Lowthorp, wife of Samuel Lowthrop, Esq., of this
village, died suddenly on Sunday afternoon at her residence on Main
street. She had for several years been in poor health and
consequently had not mingled extensively in society, but by the circle
of friends and acquaintances who knew her, she was greatly beloved.
She was a quiet, unobtrusive, gentle woman, and was highly
respected and esteemed by those who knew her. Though in ill
health no immediate fatal termination of her sufferings were
anticipated, and her death was at last sudden and unexpected. She
is sincerely mourned by all who knew her rare and christian qualities.
From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 26 September 1891
Samuel Lowthrop, who had been in the employ of J. W. Smith &
Co., as bookkeeper for over thirty years, died at his residence in
Geneva Wednesday, after a lingering illness. Mr. Lowthrop was one of
Geneva's oldest citizens. In early years he was engaged in mercantile
From Geneva Gazette 10 August 1860
Died in Geneva, the 2d of August inst., Mr. Thomas Lowthrop, in
of his age. Mr. Lowthrop was born in London, and came to
the U. States when a boy. He was brought up to the mercantile business
in first class houses in Albany and New York, and removed from the
latter city to Geneva October, 1810, under the auspices of Mr. Ellas
Kane, with a large stock of goods, and opened a store in company with
his brother-in-law, the late Col. Wm. Lily, in the spacious building in
Main street then just vacated by Judge Nicholas. During the war of
1812, and at its close in 1815, this was, next to that of Col. S.
Colt's, the most flourishing business establishment in or near the
village. The change consequent upon the transition from war to peace
affected the mercantile business of the whole country by depreciation
in prices and almost all engaged in such pursuits became embarrassed.
Mr. L. was in this unfortunate class, and never able to reestablish
himself permanently. Shortly after, he was afflicted by the loss of
sight, first of one eye, and then of the other. In this sad condition
he struggled on, cheerful amidst adversity, Providence having raised
him up kind friends to sustain him. In early life he had improved his
time and opportunities by storing his mind with a large stock of useful
knowledge, derived from the choicest English literature, and by
observation on men and things. This proved a source of great comfort to
him at a subsequent period, when deprived of sight, rendering his
conversation which was generally interspersed with aucedate, both
interesting and instructive.
During the last two years his health has gradually failed, and with it
his hearing, until he became nearly deaf; which consequently added to
his sorrows. These were somewhat mitigated by the assiduous attentions
of a tender wife with whom he had lived in the conjugal state 54 years,
and by affectionate children and other friends, who survive to mourn
their loss. Mr. Lowthrop was a member of the Episcopal church and gave
satisfactory evidence of his reliance for salvation on God, through
faith in the merits of a crucified and risen Redeemer.
From Geneva Gazette 20 July 1894
His many warm friends and acquaintances, especially his loving
brethren of the I. O. O. F. were deeply shocked and grieved to learn on
Wednesday last that Charles Lozier had succumbed to the disease
which prostrated him about ten days previously. At first it was
supposed to be merely a case of severe cold, but instead of yielding to
treatment it developed into pleuro-pneumonia. It was even thought in
the morning that he had overcome this last phase of the disease and was
on the road to recovery. Later in the day he seemed to be adversely
affected by the extreme heat, under which he steadily sank until at
6:30 o'clock, he breathed his last. Thoughout his illness he had the
assiduous and brotherly care of the fraternity to which he was strongly
attached and of whose honors in the subordinate lodge he had received
the highest. He closed his term as N. G. June 30th last, and was of
course the sitting Past Grand when death severed these as well as all
The deceased was a son of the late Thos. Lozier, a former resident of
Geneva. Mrs. Winnifred Parker is a sister. He leaves a wife and two
children. He was a blacksmith by trade, but of late was in the employ
of John Kaufman of Trumansburg, as a traveling agent for the sale of
cigars. The funeral will take place tomorrow at 2 p.m. from the house,
No. 40 John St. The entire service will be conducted by the Odd Fellows
in accordance with their ritual, and the members of Old Castle Lodge
will attend in a body. Interment in Glenwood cemetery.
From Ontario County Journal 18 March 1910
Cheshire, N. Y. - The funeral of Mrs. Mary Lozier, who
died on Saturday, was held from the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. H.
Fay Nethaway, on Tuesday morning and was conducted by Rev. J. S.
Ebersole. The deceased was born in Lodi, Seneca County, 75 years ago,
the oldest of four children, two of whom survive. She had been a member
of the Baptist church of Geneva for the past 40 years. Since the death
of her husband, Lieutenant Lozier, she had spent a great deal of her
time with her granddaughter, Mrs. Nethaway, where she had been most
tenderly cared for. The remains were taken to Dundee and laid by the
side of a son, who passed away several years ago.
From Geneva Daily Times 18 January 1911
William T. Lozier, aged 26 years, died this morning at 6:30
o'clock at his home on North Main street. He is survived by his widow
and two children; his mother, Mrs. James Deninger of Fayetteville, N.
Y.; and one brother, Benjamin Lozier, of this city.
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