"Mo" to "Moq" Obituaries



From Geneva Gazette 19 July 1895

Died Away From Home - Edward Moaw
of Geneva died at Ulysses, Pa. on Sunday last of typhoid fever.  He was an express manager running on the Fall Brook railroad.  Formerly he was a local messenger in Geneva, at which time he was a member of the 34th Sep. Co.; was also a member of Old Castle Lodge, I. O. O. F.  He was very highly esteemed by all his associates within and without such organizations.  His body was brought home for burial, the funeral taking place Tuesday afternoon last which was attended by the Odd Fellows in a body and by a large number of other sorrowing friends.  His age was about 48 years.



From Geneva Daily Times 6 January 1900

Mrs. Mary Moaw
died at her late resident, 112 Hamilton street, at 9:40 o'clock this morning, aged 79 years. The cause of death was pneumonia. She was taken ill Wednesday morning. Mrs. Moaw was a resident of Geneva for over 50 years. She was an earnest worker in Trinity church of which she was a member. She was noted for her charitable and motherly qualities. She is survived by one daughter, Miss Clara Louise Moaw, and one daughter-in-law, Mrs. Louise Moaw. The funeral will take place from Trinity church at 3 o'clock Monday afternoon. Rev. C. O. S. Kearton will officiate. Interment will be in Glenwood.



From Geneva Daily Times 15 October 1906

Mrs. Rosa Moaw, of 121 Pulteney street, died this morning at 11:15 o'clock of heart trouble. She was 67 years of age and has resided in this city for the past 22 years. Her only survivors are her husband, Robert Moaw, and one daughter, Mrs. H. J. Sprague of Manchester. The funeral arrangements will be announced later. Burial Glenwood Cemetery.



From Geneva Courier 11 September 1878

Sudden Death in Seneca - Thomas Moaw
, a well known citizen of Seneca and a member of the firm of Moaw & McCarty, died very suddenly on Monday at his home in Seneca.  He was doing his chores, and had just thrown some hay over the fence to his cows, wiped his forehead, and fell dead.  The cause of death is supposed to have been heart disease.  Mr. Moaw came from England about 30 years ago.  He was about 70 years of age.  He leaves one son.

From Geneva Gazette 13 September 1878

Mr. Thomas Moaw of Seneca died very suddenly on Monday afternoon last, supposed of heart disease.  Attended by a little granddaughter, he went out to the field to cut fodder for the cattle.  After working for a while he stopped for a moment to wipe the perspiration from his brow, when the stroke of death fell upon him with the suddenness of the lightning's flash, and in less than ten minutes he was a corpse.  Deceased was aged about 71 years.  He was a native of Yorkshire, England, emigrated to this country about 45 years ago.  He became a hard-working, practical farmer, and by industry and economy attained a competence for his old age.  He married Ellen, a daughter of a former employer, Robert Straughan, and aunt of Levi Stainton. These were among the earliest settlers of this region.  Mr. Moaw had but three children, who with the widow still survive to mourn their sudden and great bereavement.  The children are Robert, who owns an adjoining farm, Mrs. Thomas Henson of Geneva, and Mrs. ____ McCarthy, who with her husband made their home with the old people.  The funeral took place yesterday from the residence of the deceased, when the remains were followed by relatives and many sorrowing friends and neighbors to their last resting place in the cemetery near the Seneca Church.  In the death of Mr. Moaw we are admonished of the frail tenure of the thread of life, even with one apparently so hale and hearty as he; and a wide circle of friends mourn the loss of a kind and sympathetic neighbor, one scrupulously honest and upright in all his dealings.



From Geneva Daily Times 3 November 1920

Adoph Moen
died yesterday afternoon at 5:15 o'clock at his home on the Carter Road. He is survived by his wife, a daughter, Magnhild, a son, Arthur, by his father in Norway; a sister, Judith Moen of this city and by a brother and sister in Canada. The funeral will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock from his late home. Burial will be in Glenwood cemetery.


 
From Geneva Courier 24 January 1877

Miss Alice Moffat
, aged eighteen years, died of consumption, at the residence of her father, on the night of Friday the 12th inst.  Her funeral was largely attended upon Monday, which considering the inclemency of the weather, and the almost impassible condition of the roads, was a marked tribute of respect not only to the deceased, but also to the bereaved family.  She was a native of Harwick, Scotland, and emigrated to this country about two years ago.  She was a young lady of excellent Christian character, and before her departure from this world gave good proof though her "earthly house of this tabernacle be dissolved, she had a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens."
    Stanley, N. Y. Jan. 20, 1877



From Geneva Gazette 3 June 1892

Died in Seneca on the 31st May inst., of pneumonia, Mr. John Moffatt, a native of Scotland -- aged 59 years.



From Ontario County Times 27 August 1884

Victor, N. Y. -  Mrs. Ruby Moffitt,
wife of Mr. T. T. Moffitt of this place, died at the home of her sister in Fowler, Ohio, on Tuesday evening, August 19th. Mr. and Mrs. Moffitt had just returned from a tour of the lakes and stopped at Fowler to visit her sister when she was taken seriously ill. The deceased was a very estimable woman and beloved by all who knew her. She was a member of the Congregational church and deeply interested in church and missionary work. She was also vice-president of the Ladies Missionary Society of the Presbyterian church, and ever evinced a willingness to do what her hands found to do. Her presence will be missed, but the memory of her Christian life will ever be precious to her family, the church, and the community. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. C. W. Backus, pastor of the Presbyterian church of this place, at Cleveland, Ohio, on Friday afternoon.



From Geneva Daily Times 13 October 1908

Mrs. Barbara Keller Mogge,
widow of the late William Mogge, died yesterday afternoon at 2:45 o'clock after a long illness. She was 66 years old, was born in Chippewa, Canada, and for the past ten years has resided in this city. She is survived by five sons, Charles Mogge of Buffalo, John Mogge of Rochester, Ernest Mogge of Evansville, Ind., Frank and Fred Mogge of this city; three daughters, Misses Anna and Ona Mogge and Mrs. Louis Klopfer of this city; three sisters, Misses Carrie E. and Hannah Keller of Chippewa, and Mrs. F. C. Whitelock of Davidson, Saskatchewan, Canada; and one brother, George Keller of Chippewa. The funeral will take place Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the family residence, No. 19 Cherry street. Rev. David H. Craver, pastor of the North Presbyterian church will officiate and burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 2 May 1902

Lawrence Mohan
died suddenly at 1 o'clock this morning, at the family residence, 209 Exchange street, aged 70 years. Mr. Mohan retired about 9 o'clock last night, feeling in his usual good health.  At 1 o'clock Mrs. Mohan was awakened by groans from her husband.  She arose and hastily secured a light.  When Mrs. Mohan turned to the bed again her husband was dead. Mrs. Mohan was alone with the dead man.  She dressed and summoned a neighbor, Mrs. Martin Claffey. Coroner H. D. Weyburn was sent for.  He arrived at the Mohan home at 2 o'clock.  After an examination he issued a certificate of death due to convulsions.  The aged couple had resided in the same house for 44 years.  The deceased was one of the pioneer residents of Geneva.  He was at one time considered the best judge and trainer of horses in Western New York.  Mr. Mohan trained the trotter, Geneva, long since passed away.  The deceased was in the employ of Cobb & Lewis and the late Judge Folger for many years.  The deceased is survived by a wife and three sisters, Miss Kathryn Mohan of Ovid; Annie Mohan of California, and Mary Mohan of this city, and by one brother, John Mohan, of Ovid.  The funeral arrangements are not yet completed. Burial St. Patrick's Cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 14 March 1940

Raymond Moll
of 70 Maxwell Avenue died at his home this morning following a short illness. He leaves his wife, Beatrice; one daughter, Joyce; two sons, Rex and Richard of Geneva; three sisters, Mrs. Wray Lawrence of Louisville, Ky., Miss Fay Mill of Berkeley, Calif. and Mrs. Vera Begfasus, Warren, Ill. Mr. Moll, a resident of Geneva for about two years was head baker at the Market Basket Bakery.



From Ontario County Journal 12 March 1909

The death of Mrs. Mary Molloy, widow of Michael Molloy, occurred at the home of Edward Collins, Tillotson street, at a late hour on Wednesday night. She was about 80 years of age. Three daughters survive. The funeral will be held from St. Mary's church tomorrow morning.



From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 23 July 1938

Canandaigua, N. Y. -  Mrs. Helen O'Connor Monaghan,
wife of John Monaghan, wife of John Monaghan, died yesterday in the family home in Fort Hill Avenue. Surviving are the husband, three daughters, Mrs. Michael E. Morrissey and Mrs. William T. Cross, Canandaigua; and Sister Miriam, Order of St. Joseph, Rochester; also eight sons, Leonard, Frank and Emmett, Canandaigua; John, William, and Frederick, Washington, D. C.; Assistant District Attorney George P. Monaghan and David Monaghan, New York City; three sisters, Misses May and Lillian O'Connor, Mendon; and Sister Teresa Maria, dean of Nazareth College, Rochester; and one brother, William O'Connor, Mendon.



From Geneva Daily Times 9 August 1905

Canandaigua, N. Y. -
Monday night at the home of her son, Eugene W. Monagle, Main Street South, occurred the death of Mrs. Elizabeth Marks Monagle, aged 80 years. Most of her life was spent in Gorham. Her husband was William Monagle. Two children, Eugene and George of Geneva, survive.



From Ontario County Journal 25 November 1892

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - Nathaniel Monahan,
a well-known citizen of East Bloomfield, died Monday, Nov. 14, aged 84 years. The funeral took place on Wednesday, Nov. 16, services being held in St. Bridget's church and the interment in the Romanist cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 24 January 1890

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - Mr. Patrick Monahan died at Ovid on Monday last, aged 72 years. His remains were brought here for interment last Tuesday.



From Ontario County Chronicle 19 June 1901

Rushville, N. Y. - The funeral of Marshall Monegal was attended from his late residence on Tuesday, June 11, by a large number of friends and neighbors. He was a member of the 148th regiment, and the G. A. R. Post attended the funeral in a body. He leaves a wife, one son, Henry Monegal, and one daughter, Mrs. Anna Graham.



From Geneva Daily Times 16 July 1908

Naples, N. Y. - James L. Monier,
aged 61 years, of one of the oldest families of the town and the last of that name now living here, died suddenly Monday evening. In his usual health he sat on the porch of his home to read. Soon he fell to the floor, and was found dead by neighbors, He had been living alone in the house for some time. Apoplexy is the pronounced cause, and no inquest was held. Mr. Monier's father was James L. Monier, for thirty years in the past the leading and most wealthy business man of the town. The son was educated in Geneva and at Peekskill Military Academy. His home had always been here. While possessing talent and considerable energy, he did not choose a profession nor any regular business. His leisure was given much to reading and study of history. Mr. Monier married in 1873 Miss Caroline Conaughty, of this town, who, with two sons, he leaves. Joseph L. is a cotton broker in New York City and Millard lives in Rochester. Three sisters, Mrs. Henry C. Fiske, of Buffalo; Mrs. Charles Young of Bayonne, N. J., and Mrs. S. A. Welcon of Naples, are living. The Monier estate is large, and is still unsettled, as the will forbids division until the youngest grandchild shall become 21 years old, which will be in three years.



From Ontario County Journal 17 November 1911

Bristol, N. Y. -  James Monigan, Sr.,
died at the home of his son, James, on Saturday. The funeral was held on Monday. Mr. Monigan was advanced in years.



From Ontario County Chronicle 30 September 1903

Michael Monihan
died yesterday morning at his home, 84 Gorham street, aged 46 years. Death was due to pulmonary disease. He is survived by a wife and five children. The funeral will be held from St. Mary's church tomorrow, Thursday morning. Mr. Monihan was one of the best known residents of east Gorham street.



From Ontario County Times 10 October 1888

Academy, N. Y. - Chas. Monks,
who has been in poor health for the past six months, died at his residence at Covel Corners, Sept. 20, at the ripe age of 74 years. His funeral took place on the Saturday following, Rev. S. A. McKay, of Canandaigua, preaching the sermon, and his remains were buried in the Academy cemetery. Mr. Monks removed from New Jersey to this place about eighteen years ago and bought the Wm. Martin farm where he resided until a few years ago. He was a genial friend and a good neighbor and will be much missed by the community.



From Ontario County Journal 26 December 1890

Academy, N. Y. -
The funeral of Mrs. Johnathan Monks, of Clifton, was held at her mother's, Mrs. Maria Trickey, in this place on Monday. Mrs. Monks was a lady with a kind heart and gentle manners, respected by all who knew her. Her poor mother is now bereft of her third and last daughter.



From Ontario County Journal 17 May 1918

Bristol Center, N. Y. -
Last week Thursday at his home in Bristol Center occurred the death of Matthias S. Monks. He was born in Paterson, N. J., in 1849, a son of Charles F. and Phoebe Freeland Monks. He was one of nine children, of which three brothers, William Monks of Paterson, N. J.; Edward C. Monks of Academy, and J. J. Monks, of Clifton Springs; and one sister, Mrs. Ella Randall, of Clifton Springs, survive. Mr. Monks came to New York state 48 years ago. In 1872 he married Mary Berry of Canandaigua town. The first year of their married life they lived in Cheshire, where Mr. Monks worked for William Hutchens as carriage maker. The next year they moved to Bristol Center, where they have since lived. Two children were born to them: a son, Charles E. who died 15 years ago, and a daughter, Nina Belle, who survive. His wife and a grandson, Berry E. Monks, also survive. Mr. Monks had been in failing health for about two years and was a great sufferer, but in all that time he had never been heard to make a complaint--always looking on the bright side. He was a kind and obliging neighbor and a loving parent. The funeral was held from the late home on Saturday afternoon, Rev. Alvord officiating. Interment was made at Bristol Center. The floral tributes were many and beautiful and spoke of the high esteem in which he was held.



From Victor Herald 23 March 1906

Ann,
wife of John Monoghan, died at her home, west of this village, early last Saturday morning. Mrs. Monoghan was born in Ireland and was seventy-five years of age. She is survived by her husband, who is employed by the Lehigh Valley railroad as gateman at the Maple avenue crossing in the village, and four children: John, Jr. of Canandaigua; Thomas of Victor; Anna and Rose of Rochester. The funeral was held at St. Patrick's church, Tuesday morning, the Rev. J. J. Donnelly officiating. Burial was made in the Catholic cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 1 April 1907

Mrs. Esther Jane Monroe, widow of the late John Monroe, died yesterday afternoon at 4:40 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William O'Hanlon of No. 11 North Genesee street. She was 74 years old. She was born in Romulus and had lived there all her life until five years ago, when she came to this city to reside with her daughter. She is survived by one son, John N. Monroe, of this city, one daughter, Mrs. William O'Hanlon; and one brother, Martie Allen, of Seneca Falls. The funeral will be held tomorrow morning, at 10 o'clock from Mrs. O'Hanlon's house. Rev. N. B. Remick, pastor of the North Presbyterian church, will officiate. The remains will be taken on the 11 o'clock train to Romulus for interment.



From Geneva Daily Times 31 March 1904

H. Eugene Monroe,
who with his son conducted a billiard parlor at No. 529 Exchange street, died yesterday afternoon at his home, No. 82 Elm street, aged fifty-nine years. Although he had been a lifelong sufferer from asthma, the cause of death was heart trouble. He was born in Jefferson county, but he spent a considerable portion of his life at Pulaski, N. Y. From Pulaski he went to Baldwinsville, where, after a twelve-year residence, he came to this city eight years ago tomorrow. In conjunction with his son he opened at that time a billiard parlor which he still conducted. The deceased is survived by his widow, his mother, Mrs. Mariam Monroe of Pulaski; a son, Louis A., of this city; one daughter, Mrs. Alice M. Brown of Pulaski; three brothers, Myron Monroe of Watertown, Dennis Monroe of Lacona, Egbert Monroe of Minneapolis, Minn. The funeral will take place at 10:15 Saturday morning from the house, Rev. C. E. Jewell officiating. The body will then be taken to Pulaski where the burial will be.



From Ontario County Times 5 March 1884

Port Gibson, N. Y. -
Our community was shocked to hear of the sudden death of Mrs. Mary Garlock Monroe, which occurred Feb. 25. Having been visiting friends in Newark, she, accompanied by her mother, came to her brother's, Geo. Garlock, at whose house she died. About a week before Mrs. Monroe's death, a brother, Dr. Alfred Garlock, of Grand Rapids, died of the same disease, pneumonia. These are the first deaths in their large family of nine, and they have the sympathy of the entire community.



From Naples Record 13 February 1918

Mrs. Emeline Montanye,
aged 78 years, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Frank Isham, at Cheshire, on Friday, Feb. 8, 1918, following a long illness. She leaves two daughters, Mrs. John Tozer of Powell Hill, and Mrs. Frank Isham of Cheshire; also two sisters, Mrs. Melissa Goff, of Bristol, and Mrs. Carrie Hayes of Cheshire. Funeral services were held from the Isham home on Monday.



From Ontario County Journal 7 February 1908

Cheshire, N. Y. - Mrs. Louise Deuel Montanye,
wife of William Montanye, passed away on Monday afternoon, after an illness of several months' duration, aged 36 years. Mrs. Montanye was a lifelong resident of the place. Besides her husband, she leaves one son, Melville Montanye; an aged mother, Mrs. Jennie Deuel; and one sister, Mrs. Alex. Hunn of Bristol; and two brothers, Frank and George Deuel of this place. The funeral services, from the late home on Wednesday afternoon, were conducted by Rev. Dr. J. H. France. Burial was in Pine Bank cemetery.



From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 21 March 1927

Canandaigua, N. Y., March 20 - Mrs. Mary Eliza Montanye,
73, died Friday night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. P. W. Case, in the Bristol road in the town of Canandaigua. She was married to Mark H. Montanye in December, 1874. He died more than a year ago. She was born at Lysander, N. Y., March 11, 1854, and had resided in the town of Canandaigua for many years. Mrs. Montanye leaves two daughters, Mrs. P. W. Case and Mrs. Edith N. Case of Bristol Center; a son, Merton Montanye, Canandaigua town superintendent of highways; two sisters, Mrs. J. W. Case of Canandaigua and Mrs. B. W. Sweeney of Phelps; and a brother, Willard Genet of Lyons. Funeral from the home at Cheshire Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. Stephen M. Pratt of the Methodist church here officiating. The burial will be made in Pine Bank cemetery at Cheshire.



From Ontario County Journal 27 September 1907

Pasquale Monterossi,
an 18-year-old Italian farm laborer, who had been in this country about two months, was struck by a Lehigh Valley engune in the yards at Geneva on Sunday morning, and died from his injuries at the Geneva hospital a few hours later.



From "The Fourth Estate: a Weekly Newspaper for Advertisers and Newspaper Makers, August 14, 1920."

ELIAS RIGGS MONTFORT
, editor of the Geneva (N.Y.) Herald and Presbyter, died suddenly at the home of his daughter at Oaks Corners, near Geneva, at the age of 72 years. The body was taken to Cincinnati for burial.
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Thanks to Martha Magill for this contribution.



From Geneva Daily Times 1 October 1908

Gorham, N. Y. -
The remains of George G. Montgomery, who recently died at his home in Montour Falls, were brought here and interred in the village cemetery Tuesday afternoon. Mr. Montgomery's early life was spent in Gorham. He received his education at the Genesee Wesleyan Seminary at Lima, N. Y., after which he entered the mercantile business as clerk in the drug store of Geo. B. Cook. After a time he joined his brother in the same business in Burlington, Iowa. Returning to Gorham, he again engaged in the drug business with Dr. L. N. Phinney. After a time he purchased the interest of the latter and received into partnership George M. Phillips. Later on he removed to Odessa, Schuyler county, and together with Jonathan Covert of this place entered into the drug and grocery business at that place. After a period of two or three years, he purchased Mr. Covert's share of the business which he continued up to a few years ago, when he was stricken with paralysis from which he was rendered partially helpless, and was unable to actively engage in business as before. A few weeks ago he was stricken with a second stroke which resulted in his death. About 25 years ago he married Miss Minnie Hershey of this place. After her death several years ago, he married Miss Josephine Barnes of Montour Falls, besides whom he leaves two daughters, Maxie and Maxine, about ten and twelve years of age. Mr. Montgomery was about 65 years of age.



From Geneva Courier 27 December 1882

Mr. John Montgomery, after a long and painful sickness, died at his home in Gorham, N. Y., Dec 17th, 1882, aged 80 years.  Mr. Montgomery was born in Ireland and came to this country with his parents when a youth.  Habits of industry and strict integrity characterized him through life and as a neighbor and citizen he was ever esteemed.  In early manhood he became a Christian; coming down to die, he exclaims "Jesus Christ is precious to my soul, I have no fear of death."  A good and kind neighbor has gone to rest. All that a loving heart and willing hands could do to prolong his stay was cheerfully done by his daughter, who mourns his decease.



From Geneva Courier 12 September 1877


Mrs. Mary Downs, wife of John Montgomery,
departed this life in Gorham, N. Y., September 5th, 1877, aged 71 years.  Mrs. Montgomery with her husband was born in Ireland, and she came to this country with her parents when but sixteen years old.  In 1825 she was married to her now bereaved husband, and after several moves and changes came to Gorham in 1841.  She was a woman of rare virtue, sterling integrity, useful and greatly beloved.  She was the mother of six children, of whom three preceded her to the grave and three remain to feel their loss.  Mrs. William A. Squier of Seneca is their only daughter.  In 1874 Mrs. Montgomery met with a serious accident in a fall, which has disabled her for walking ever since.  Her last illness was brief, worn out with much suffering, she sank after but three days' confinement.  She had been a member of the Methodist Episcopal church since 1830.



From Geneva Daily Times 10 April 1899

The funeral of Mrs. Ida B. Moody, who died at the residence of her father-in-law, Robert Moody, of Stanley, will take place at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon, Rev. Mr. Temple officiating. Interment will be made in Seneca cemetery. The deceased is survived by one child, a daughter 12 years of age, and two brothers. Interment in Little Church Cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 6 August 1909

Stanley, N. Y. - Mrs. Robert Moody
passed away on Friday at her home near this village, aged 79 years. Funeral services were held on Sunday afternoon. Her pastor, the Rev. A. B. Temple, officiated. Mrs. Moody possessed a strong character, and was much respected by all who knew her. She was the daughter of William E. Stokoe of Seneca, one of the early settlers in that town, and had lived all her life in this vicinity, she being the last member of a family of five children. An aged and invalid husband, and one son, Edward, of Rushville, and three grandchildren survive. Her six nephews, Clarence, Charles, and John Scofield, Vern Heck and Frank Beard and William Stokoe, acted as bearers. Burial Union Church Cemetery



From Geneva Gazette 4 December 1891

Suicide in Seneca -
Tuesday forenoon last a rumor was circulated that a young farmer of Seneca had committed suicide by shooting.  The startling report of such a tragedy was too soon verified.  The victim of self-destruction was William Moody, son of Hon. Robert Moody, ex-supervisor and ex-Member of Assembly.  The suicide resided midway between Hall's Corners and Stanley.  His age was about 30 years, married and had one child.  His domestic relations seemed to have been very happy, and he was in easy circumstances.  He arose that morning and with a steady hand made his usual entry in his diary.  Circumstances go to show that he went to his barn taking with him a Winchester rifle; that he seated himself on the floor, held the weapon between his legs with muzzle to his forehead by the left hand, and with the right pulled the trigger. Instantaneous death followed the crash of the bullet through his brain.  Coroner Beam of Canandaigua was called but on learning the facts did not deem it necessary to summon a jury and hold an inquest.  The tragic affair has caused profound sorrow in the community and heartfelt sympathy for the family bereaved.



From Ontario Repository & Messenger 4 April 1877

Saturday forenoon, the 17th instant, while Abner Moon, living near Ferguson's Corners in Rushville, together with his son Edward, was felling a tree in the woods belonging to Charles Lloyd, a limb was thrown back from an adjacent tree, which struck Mr. Moon on the head, killing him instantly.



From Geneva Daily Times 19 June 1902

The funeral of Mrs. Edward Moon of Stanley, who died Tuesday, will take place from the home of her sister, Mrs. J. J. Barden at 2:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon.  Interment will be in Sand Hill cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 7 December 1908

Phelps, N. Y. - James Moon,
aged 82 yrs, died Saturday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Mead, who resides on the Blount farm, near Oaks Corners. Mr. Moon came here about a year ago from Penn Yan. His survivors are his widow, three sons and one daughter. The remains will be taken to Penn Yan for burial.



From Ontario County Journal 19 April 1901

Rushville, N. Y. -  Edward Mooney
died at his home south of this village on April 11, aged 71 years. He had been a great sufferer from consumption for many months. Besides a widow, he leaves three children, John of this place; Mrs. Glover of Elmira; and Sarah of Rochester. The funeral was held from St. Mary's church on Saturday morning. Interment at Canandaigua.



From Geneva Daily Times 29 November 1907

Rushville, N. Y. - John Mooney
of this village died at the home of his son-in-law, Michael Brennan, Wednesday, being found dead in bed. He was 77 years of age and came to this country when he was 20, having lived in this vicinity ever since. His occupation has been farming. Dr. A. T. Halstead, Coroner, did not think an inquest necessary, as Mr. Mooney had been suffering from heart trouble for the last year. He leaves two sons and four daughters: Joseph of this village; James of Canandaigua, Miss Agnes and Mrs. Charles Snyder of Rochester; Mrs. Homer Charlton of Naples and Mrs. Michael Brennan of Rushville.



From Geneva Daily Times 6 April 1914

Rushville, N. Y. - 
Heart failure this morning at 7 o'clock caused the death of John Mooney, aged 51, who had resided all his life near this village. Mr. Mooney, who was a carpenter by trade, started to work as usual this morning after breakfast. Just as he was about to leave the house, his wife saw him drop suddenly into a chair. Examination showed that he was dead. Mr. Mooney was the only son of Edward and Mary Mooney. He is survived by his widow; four children, Helen of Sayre, Pa., and Adrian, Dorothy and Anna, of Rushville; his mother and sister, Mrs. Carl Mae, of Wilkesbarre, Pa. The funeral will be held from the Catholic church at Rushville Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be made in Canandaigua.



From Geneva Gazette 30 August 1895

THE CASE OF W. J. MOONEY - Coroner Wright Was Not Notified in Time to Take Action -
There are ugly rumors afloat in regard to the death of twelve-year-old Wm. J. Mooney, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Mooney, who died at the home of his parents on Wadsworth street last Monday and whose body was taken to Auburn Wednesday for interment. It is reported that the boy had been badly beaten by an older boy and that death resulted from such injuries.  It is also stated that a train hand on the Middlesex railroad witnessed the assault.

Mr. Mooney appeared before Police Justice Smelzer yesterday at 11 A. M. and made an affidavit to the effect that his boy had been kicked and otherwise assaulted by a boy named McCormack and another, and that such injuries led to his death. Dr. Delaney, who attended the boy, issued a certificate to the effect that death was caused by appendicitis and peritonitis. Coroner Wright feels highly indignant because he was not informed as to the state of affairs in time to make an investigation. As the boy was buried on Wednesday he feels that it is now too late to hold an inquest.



From Shortsville Enterprise 21 August 1913

The remains of Andrew Moore, a former well-known resident of the Parlor Village, were buried in Calvary cemetery at Canandaigua on Monday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock. Mr. Moore's death occurred at the home of his son, Frank Moore, at Bolivar, this State, on Thursday night of last week. His age was 95 years. Funeral services were held at Bolivar. The survivors are two sons, Martin Moore and Frank Moore, both residing at Bolivar, and six daughters, all residents of Rochester.



From Geneva Daily Times 25 June 1901

Mrs. Annie Moore
died yesterday at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. John Tullett, three miles east of this city, aged 75 years. The funeral will take place from the house at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. Rev. G. H. Haigh will officiate. Interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery.



From Ontario County Chronicle 13 May 1903

Mrs. Betsey Ann Moore,
a well-known resident of Phelps street who died at her home on Saturday, aged about 60 years, was buried Monday. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. Charles J. Clausen, rector of St. John's church. Deceased is survived by two daughters, a step-daughter and one son, the latter, John William Osborne, a resident of Rochester, where he is engaged in the employ of the Martin Piano Company.



From Ontario Repository & Messenger 7 February 1877

Shortsville, N. Y. -
We record with sorrow this week the death of Bridget, wife of Andrew Moore. This sad event occurred after a few hours illness, on the morning of February 3d. Deceased leaves a husband and eight children, four of whom are of tender years, to mourn her loss. Mrs. Moore was a constant friend, a faithful wife, a loving and dutiful mother, and to crown her virtues, a conscientious Christian. The stricken family have in this their hour of affliction, the deep, heartfelt sympathies of the entire community. Her remains, followed by a large number of her friends, were taken by train to Canandaigua on Monday for burial. The last sad rites were performed there, in St. Mary's church, her pastor, the Rev. Father Lee, officiating.



From Ontario County Times 24 February 1864

Died in Canandaigua, on Thursday, February 18, Charles Moore, in the fortieth year of his age. It was only as late as the preceding Sunday that he was taken alarmingly ill, from a difficulty of some four years standing, and on Monday underwent a surgical operation, on which mortification ensued. His death was a surprise to this community, in which he was well-known as an active businessman, and kindly esteemed as a friend and neighbor. He was born in Nappa, near Westport, Ireland, and came to this country in 1847, since which time he has resided mostly in this village, employed, in the drygoods business, in connection with two brothers (one of them Capt. Henry Moore) and Mr. Judge. He left other brothers and sisters also in this country, and in his native land, where his aged mother survives him; and his sorrowing widow, esteemed and beloved among us, yet more tenderly mourns so sudden and severe a bereavement. He was an affectionate husband and brother, and a most devoted friend of several young persons connected with his family, particularly a little nephew under his care. It is pleasant now to remember also that, though not a communicant in any church, he was a regular attendant at the house of God, a studious reader of the Scriptures, and deeply interested in religious doctrines, and was able to resign himself to the prospect of his speedy departure with blessings and prayers in behalf of the dear kindred that with him have formed a happy household.



From Ontario County Chronicle 9 November 1904

Victor, N. Y. -
The death of Mrs. Charles Moore occurred at her home in Brownsville, northeast of this village, Sunday, October 30, She was 68 years of age, and is survived by her husband, five sons, Albert, William and Alvah, of this town; John of Gorham; and George of Canandaigua; and one daughter, Mrs. James Anderson of Farmington. Burial was made in South Perinton cemetery last Wednesday afternoon.



From Geneva Daily Times 1 November 1907

Chapinville, N. Y. -
The death of Charles A. Moore, residing two miles north of this place at the late P. B. Chapman residence, occurred Wednesday at the age of 72 years. Mr. Moore had been ill for some time with heart trouble and had suffered greatly for the past few months. He was a lifelong resident of this section of the country and well known. He lived on a farm near Shortsville for many years, then came to this place and engaged in the grocery business for a while, moving from here to Geneva. Of late he had been employed by the New York Central Railroad until his health failed. He leaves a wife and five children, Mrs. Charles Persons of Canandaigua, Andrew of Geneva, John of Chicago, Margaret of this place, and William of Canandaigua.



From Ontario Repository & Messenger 21 January 1874

Mrs. Charlotte Moore,
one of the oldest residents of the village of Manchester, and commonly reported to be 96 years old, died last week.



From Geneva Daily Times 11 July 1918

Mrs. Charlotte A. Moore,
aged 75 years, died this morning at her home, one and one-half miles south of Hall. She is survived by her husband, Charles Moore; three sons, Grove C. Moore of Hall, Charles Moore of Canandaigua, and Edward Moore of Penn Yan; one daughter, Mrs. John Geisler of Hall. Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the residence, Rev. A. B. Temple officiating. Interment will be made in Number Nine cemetery.



From Geneva Gazette 25 March 1870

Died in Geneva on the 22d inst., Cordelia A., wife of D. E. Moore, and daughter of Michael Ryan, Esq., aged 34 years. The funeral took place from the Church yesterday, and was attended by a larger concourse of people than are usually present on such occasion. It is seldom our duty to chronicle a more sad case than this. Married less than a year since, entering upon the enjoyments of life under circumstances so favorable -- he with a business now large and which for months has been steadily increasing -- surrounded by a wide circle of long established and firm friends whose attachments could cease only through death -- all shattered by a single blow, and that so sudden as to startle even the stranger. Alas, how vain are earthly hopes, how fickle life, how certain Death.



From Geneva Gazette 23 September 1887

Death of Mrs. D. E. Moore - Mrs. Daniel E. Moore
of Geneva died in Rochester yesterday morning, whither she went some weeks ago for hospital treatment in hope of recovering health -- a vain hope as the sequel has proven.  She has been in a decline for two years or more, meantime every effort being made which ample means and devoted affection could provide to stay the hand of the destroyer.  Mrs. Moore was a most estimable lady, greatly beloved and esteemed by all who enjoyed her acquaintance.  She was a sister of the Rev. Father O'Connor, formerly parish priest at Ovid, now of St. Bridget's, Rochester.  The deceased was the second wife of Mr. Moore, and bore him two children both of whom died in infancy.  None survive, either of the issue by his first marriage, so that his home has been made utterly desolate by this bereavement.  We are sure that he will have the earnest sympathy of his multitude of friends in his sore affliction.  The funeral will take place from the Church of St. Francis de Sales tomorrow, (Saturday), at 10 o'clock a.m.  The age of Mrs. Moore was 41 years.



From Geneva Advertiser Gazette 8 March 1906

The Rev. David Moore, D. D., died at his home on High street, Monday morning, at about five o'clock. He had not been well for many months, but the end was not expected so soon. He was born in Westmoreland, England, March 28, 1822, and took up his residence in Geneva, October 1st, 1876, at which time he became pastor of the Baptist church. That church has had many pastors, but none more beloved, more highly respected than he. He was well to do, and dispensed generously. Even when he should have remained indoors, he went out to minister and comfort the sick, to officiate at the burial of the dead, and to supply the pulpit when it was vacant. He laid the corner stone of the new Baptist church, even to the handling of the trowel that laid the cement into which the large stone now rests. He goes to a just reward at the advanced age of nearly 84 years, leaving a widow and three children to mourn a kind husband and father.



From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 10 June 1924

Canandaigua, June 9 - Mrs. Eliza Palmer Moore,
74 years old, died at her home on the Geneva turnpike several miles east of this city after an illness of two weeks. She was born at East Bridgeford, Nottinghamshire, England, in 1850, and lived in Ontario county for fifty-five years. Besides her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. William A. Burgess of Gorham, and Mrs. Harlock T. Cooper of Hopewell; six sons, William H., Thomas A., John H., Charles F., Albert H., and Clarence A. Moore, all of Hopewell; a brother, Elias Palmer of High River, Alberta, Canada; a sister, Mrs. Henry Sheppard of Seneca Castle; eighteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held from the late home Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock with Rev. Harvey King, of Flint, officiating. Burial will be at Sand Hill Cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 2 August 1905

Mrs. Emeline P. Moore,
widow of James W. Moore, late of Orleans county, died yesterday afternoon at the age of eighty-three years, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Newhall, one mile north of Seneca Castle. The deceased was born in Orleans county where she resided until a year and a half ago, at which time she came to her present home. The funeral will take place at one o'clock Thursday afternoon from the house. Burial will be in Orleans county.



From Geneva Daily Times 21 January 1908

Mrs. Emma J. Moore,
mother of Mrs. F. A. Malette of this city, died at her former home in Phelps Monday night. Mrs. Moore was 69 years of age and had resided with her daughter, Mrs. Frederick A. Malette in this city most of the time for a number of years. Mrs. Moore has been suffering from nervous exhaustion for the past two years. Mrs. Moore was the daughter of the late Dr. J. Burt of Phelps and is survived by one daughter, Mrs. F. A. Malette of this city; one son, George H. Moore of Rochester; one sister, Mrs. James Fanning of Auburn, and one brother, Charles Burt of Phelps. The interment will be in Phelps.



From Geneva Gazette 30 June 1882


GEO. C. MOORE
of Oaks Corners died very suddenly in Waterloo on Friday evening last.  He was noticed to fall from his wagon, and is supposed to have suffered from a stroke of apoplexy or heart disease.  Deceased was a well-to-do farmer, and enjoyed the esteem of his neighbors and of all who knew him.



From Geneva Daily Times 19 July 1904

George E. Moore,
who has been suffering with Bright's disease since January, died at 4:50 o'clock yesterday afternoon at his home at No. 579 Exchange street, aged forty-six years. The deceased was born in Willard and came to this city twenty years ago. Until the beginning of his illness, he had been a fireman at the works of the Herendeen Manufacturing company. He was a regular attendant at First Methodist church. He is survived by his widow and two daughters, Urania T. Moore and Helen M. Moore. The funeral will take place at 4 o'clock tomorrow afternoon from the house, Rev. C. E. Jewell officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 28 September 1906

Phelps, N. Y. - George W. Moore
, a well-known cattle dealer and horseman in this vicinity and throughout the county, died last evening at his home on West Main street. He had been ill but a week with Bright's disease. Mr. Moore was 72 years of age. He was born in Dutchess county, this state, and had lived in Phelps for the past twenty years. He is survived by his widow and one son, Burr W. Moore of Boston. The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon, the Rev. W. E. Doughty of the M. E. church officiating. The burial will take place at Orleans.



From Geneva Daily Times 9 March 1915

Phelps, N. Y. -
At his home in Park Place yesterday occurred the death of Harry G. Moore, a resident of Phelps for the past thirty years. The deceased had been in failing health due to diabetes for a number of years but his condition did not become serious until three weeks ago. Mr. Moore was born in Webster 58 years ago. He became a resident of the town of Manchester in early life. Here he learned the drillmaker's trade at the Shortsville Drill Works. In 1885 Mr. Moore moved to Phelps where he has since lived, and during which time he had been employed as a foreman and contractor at the Crown Drill Company's plant. Besides his wife he leaves four sons, Ernest of Geneva, Harry D. and John A. of Elmira, and Francis of Phelps; and two daughters, Mrs. G. R.Tompkins of Wilberford, Ohio, and Miss Lila of Phelps. The funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the house, Rev. C. C. MacLean, pastor of the Presbyterian church officiating. Burial will be in the Phelps cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 5 October 1903

The funeral of Miss Isabella Moore, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Moore of North Genesee street, who died in Syracuse Saturday morning, was held from the home of her parents at 9 o'clock and from St. Francis de Sales church at 9:30 this morning. The members of the class of the parochial school of which the deceased was a member attended the funeral in a body and the bearers were also members of that class. The requiem mass was said by the Very Rev. Dean W. A. McDonald, and the music was by the children's choir. Burial was in St. Patrick's cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 30 June 1905

Isabella Boyle Moore,
wife of Michael Moore, an old resident of the Town of Seneca, died at her home at 8:30 o'clock last night. The deceased was seventy-four years of age. She is survived by her husband; four sons, M. B. Moore of Geneva; Dr. B. S. Moore of Syracuse; M. G. Moore of Chicago; T. F. Moore of New Jersey; and two daughters, the Misses Susan and Mary Moore of Seneca. The funeral will take place at ten o'clock Monday morning from St. Francis de Sales church. Burial will be in St. Patrick's cemetery.



From Victor Herald 6 October 1905

The death of Jacob A. Moore at Vincent, Saturday, removed one of the best known characters in the county. He had trapped wild animals since 1826, and his knowledge on the subject was probably not equaled by an local man's. He was especially noted as a mink and coon hunter, and was an authority on all fur-bearing animals native to this climate. He formerly lived in Victor, but since his wife's death, he had resided with a daughter at Vincent. A son who is a Rochester policeman also survives. Mr. Moore was eighty-two years old.



From Ontario County Journal 12 May 1893

Thursday evening of last week, at his residence on Gorham street, occurred the death of James Moore, age the age of sixty-one years. Mr. Moore was born and spent his early years in North Ireland. As a youth, he became acquainted with the details of the dry goods business by work in his native country. When still a young man, he came with his brothers to this country, where they all established themselves in business. Within a few years Mr. Moore had become proprietor of the dry goods business on Main street now owned by Geo. B. Anderson. He continued in that business until about eighteen years ago, finally selling his stock to Mr. Anderson. Mr. Moore was throughout his life a conscientious and wise business man and citizen. During the leisure of his late years he took considerable interest in politics, as an ardent Republican. He leaves him surviving one brother, a wife and a young son. The funeral services were held Sunday afternoon, interment being in Woodlawn cemetery.



From Geneva Gazette 15 November 1889

James B. Moore,
one of our village teamsters, died Sunday morning last after about one week's illness of paralysis.  The ailment first affected and rendered useless his lower limbs, then extended to his arms.  The brain was the very last to be affected, hence he was conscious up to within a few hours of dissolution of his critical condition.  Deceased was a man of good habits, of a genial nature, and died without an enemy.  He was in the military service during the late war, and a member of Swift Post, G. A. R., since its organization.  His comrades deeply feel their loss.  His household has been peculiarly afflicted with sickness for years past.  At one time his wife, two daughters and son-in-law were all down with typhoid fever, the younger daughter succumbing to the dread disease.  Post Swift in full ranks, Kanadesaga Steamer Company in a body, and large delegations from all other companies of the Fire Department attended the funeral, sorrowful mourners over the loss of a worthy comrade and friend.  Rev. Dr. Rankine officiated; the interment was in Glenwood.  The G. A. R. and the Fire Department sent each a beautiful floral tribute, the former a scroll with the letters G. A. R. interwoven, and the latter a pillow containing the legend G. F. D.



From Shortsville Enterprise 14 February 1913

Farmington, N. Y. -
The death of Joseph Moore, a lifelong resident of this locality, occurred Sunday morning from pneumonia. For many years Mr. Moore was a skilled farm worker and before the advent of the reaping machine and the corn harvester, he was considered among the best farmers, doing his work well and rapidly. In the corn field he was almost invincible, as no one could cut more shacks or make them stand firmer. Mr. Moore was born December 27, 1833. His first wife was Orpha Troup of East Palmyra, to whom two children were born, Mrs. John Williams of Victor and Mrs. Adrian Brulee of Shortsville. For his second wife Mr. Moore married Margaret Lelong. One son was born to this union, Lewis H. Moore of the township of Macedon. Mrs. Moore died three years ago.



From Ontario County Journal 7 June 1895

Mrs. Katherine Moore,
a widow, living on lower Ontario street, below East street, was struck by a locomotive on the Northern Central railway Saturday afternoon and instantly killed, while her daughter stood a helpless spectator. Mrs. Moore had been in feeble health for some time, and her daughter, Katherine, had come to take her to her home in Rochester. They had left the house and had taken the railroad tracks as a short route to the station. They had proceeded a short distance when they observed the Central-Hudson passenger train approaching on the track behind them. A number of cars were standing on a siding, and under these they passed to get on the Northern Central track. Train 15, engine 132, was approaching unseen on the latter track. The old lady emerged from beneath the car, and was just about to step upon the track as the beam of the engine struck her. She was thrown against a freight car and then fell to the ground beside the tracks. The horrified daughter hastened to her side, but life was extinct. The train in the meantime had backed up and the body was put into the baggage car and taken to the station. Coroner Hallenbeck was called and shortly had the following jury empaneled: John Perhamus, M. J. McPhillips, Levi Brown, C. W. Darling, M. L. Parkhurst, Lewis D. Canfield, R. D. Paterson and B. K. Turner. It was found that both arms, the neck and one shoulder were broken, and on the left side of the head, behind the ear, the skull was fractured. The jury was then taken to the scene of the accident, after which they adjourned until Monday evening. The unfortunate woman was the widow of Martin Moore, who met his death on the East street crossing in December, 1891, while driving in a carriage across the tracks, the scenes of the accident being but a few hundred feet apart.

Mrs. Moore was about 52 years old, and left a family of grown-up children. They are Mrs. Edward Kimball and Frank, Martin and John, of this village; and Mrs. Michael Mahoney, Mrs. Jeremiah Long and Misses Maggie and Katherine Moore of Rochester.



From Geneva Daily Times 2 January 1915

Mrs. Leona D. Moore, wife of Clarence Moore, of Lewis Station, died Thursday evening at the Thompson Memorial Hospital in Canandaigua, following an operation. Mrs. Moore was 27 years of age and leaves beside her husband, her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Willard Race, of Phelps; one sister, Miss Ethel Race of Paterson, N. J.; and two brothers, Lawrence and Gilbert Race of Phelps. Mrs. Moore was a graduate of the Geneva High School in 1907, living at the time near Flint. Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock form Emory Chapel at Lewis, and interment will be made in the Sand Hill Cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 18 August 1911

West Bloomfield, N. Y. -  Lillian,
wife of Stephen Moore, Jr., passed away at her home in this village Sunday morning. About two months ago Mrs. Moore underwent an operation for cancer and for a time her friends were hopeful of her recovery. For six weeks she has been a great sufferer which she bore without complaining. Mrs. Moore was born at Allens Hill in September, 1872, and was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Noah Lambert. Fourteen years ago she married Stephen Moore, and about that time came to West Bloomfield to live. She was a devoted wife and mother and the entire community sympathize with the husband and three small children in their bereavement. She also leaves four sisters, Mrs. Henry Killips of Honeoye, Mrs. Ralph Case of Bristol, Mrs. Levi Tiffany and Mrs. Fred Decker of East Bloomfield; and a half-brother, John Lambert of Honeoye. The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon from the Congregational church, Rev. Charles Hamblin officiating, with interment in the Rural cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 1 August 1934

Mrs. Luella Moore,
wife of Attorney W. B. Moore, died early this morning at her home, 469 South Main street, after an illness of several months. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. William Meredith of Canandaigua; a sister, Mrs. E. H. Wilcox of Rochester; and two grandchildren. Mrs. Moore had been a resident of Geneva for forty-three years, and earlier in her life was active in civic and church affairs. She was a charter member of the Geneva Women's Club. The funeral will be held on Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the residence, and will be private. Friends may call before the hour of the service. Dr. Herbert Gaylord of St. John's Church, Canandaigua, will officiate. Burial will be East Bloomfield cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 28 June 1938

Canandaigua, June 28 - Mrs. Mabel Burgess Moore,
65, wife of William E. Moore, Aloquin, met death by drowning Sunday, Coroner Leon A. Stetson, Canandaigua, reported today. Mrs. Moore's body was found in a barrel of water near her home. Coroner Stetson has issued a verdict of suicide while mentally deranged. Mrs. Moore was born in Hopewell, the daughter of James and Ruth Evered Burgess. Surviving are the husband, one son, Justice of the Peace Ward W. Moore, Aloquin, and two sisters, Miss Alice Burgess and Mrs. George F. Adams, Canandaigua. Private funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today in the home with burial in Sand Hill cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 20 February 1907

Manchester, N. Y. - The death of Mrs. Marian Moore, who was for nearly fifty years a resident of this town and Farmington, occurred at the home of her sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Pardee, in Farmington, Monday, of heart failure. her age being 67 years. She had been a member of the Methodist church in this village for a number of years and was a regular attendant at services until sickness compelled her to remain away. She is survived by two sons, William Duncan of Manchester and R. E. of Toronto, Canada; one daughter, Mrs. Robert Magher of this village; two sisters, Mrs. John Beadon of Canada, and Mrs. Elizabeth Pardee of Farmington; two brothers, Adam and S. E. Spears of Toronto.



From Ontario Journal 30 October 1874

Suicide - Mrs. Mary Moore, an old widow lady about 76 years of age, residing on Coy street in this village, committed suicide by hanging herself upon the door of her room, on Wednesday forenoon, between the hours of 11 and 12 o'clock. The most charitable construction as to the cause of the act is to the effect that she has at times exhibited signs of insanity and inclination to a similar act.  The manner in which the result was accomplished was by fastening an article of clothing at the top of the door.  She then got up in a chair, and passing the cloth around her neck, and kicking the support from under her, the act by which her life went out was done.

Mrs. Moore came to this place from Geneva with her daughter about three years since.  We leave the evidence before the Coroner, and the verdict of the Coroner's Jury to tell the balance of the sorrowful tale.

Examination of witnesses produced, sworn and examined on the 28th day of October, 1874, before J. B. Hayes, one of the Coroners of the said county, and F. W. Alverson, J. B. Howe, Caleb Brocklebank, J. B. Francis, G. A. Finley, Jas. A. Ellis, and G. G. Henry, Jurors, good and lawful men of the said county, duly summoned and sworn by the said Coroner, to inquire how and in what manner, and when and where Mrs. Mary Moore came to her death, and to make true inquisition according to the evidence, or arising from the investigation of the body.

Mrs. Mary Kerr testified:  I live in this house.  I am the daughter of the deceased.  Her name is Mrs. Mary Moore.  Her age is 76.  I last saw my mother alive I think between 9 and 10 this forenoon in this room.  She was found dead up stairs.  I went up and found her hanging by the neck to the door.  I don't know if she was dead.  I think between 9 and 10.  This morning she said if she went down to the lake and didn't come back, I needn't look for her.  She couldn't have been more than ten minutes gone from down stairs before I found her.  She has taken poison five years ago.  She said she was tired of living.  Dr. Townsend was in the house with me when she went out up stairs.  I do not know any reason why she hung herself.  She has lived with me in this town three years.  She was in poor health, and has often said she wanted to die.  Dr. Townsend had been attending me since Sunday.

Dr. Geo. D. Wells testified:  I live in this place.  I am a physician and surgeon.  I knew the deceased by sight.  I went to Mrs. Moore's house this morning at twelve o'clock, and met Dr. Townsend and several women in the house.  I went up stairs and found the deceased hanging to a door.  She was hanging by a tippet loosely knotted around her neck.  She appeared to be dead.  She didn't move.  I took her down and found her dead.  I think the deceased came to her death by asphyxia or suffocation produced by hanging.  There were very slight marks upon the neck.  It does not seem to me that she had been hanging twenty minutes.  Five minutes in that position would produce death.

Hezekiah Townsend testified:  I live in this place.  I have made practice of medicine my business a few years.  I was acquainted with Mrs. Moore.  I was at her house this forenoon.  I went there about half past ten.  The deceased came in soon after I went in, and she and her daughter began to quarrel.  She was in the room ten or fifteen minutes and went out.  I didn't see her again 'till she had hung herself.  I stayed after she went out.  I should think about half an hour.  I left and had time only to get across the road to the brick house, when Mrs. Kerr called me back, and I went up stairs and found her hanging by the neck.  I found Mrs. Moore was dead.  I think this was at about half past eleven o'clock.



From Geneva Gazette 2 October 1874

Obituary - Mrs. Mary Ann Moore
was born in Burlington, Vt., May 19th, 1784, and died Sept. 9th, 1874, at N. Denton's, Denton Place, Geneva, N. Y.  Her maiden name was Bostwick.  In 1809, May 6th, she was married to Wm. M. Moore whom she survived about seven years.  They first came to this State in 1816, and for a time located at Manlius Centre, Onondaga county.  Moving from thence to Palmyra, where they made but a brief stay, they finally settled near Lyons, not far from 1826. In 1854 the old people came to Geneva, living from that date to the death of each of them with their son-in-law, N. Denton.  His kindness to them was as great as it has been constant.  After the death of Mr. Moore nothing was withholden on his part that would in any way add to the comfort happiness of "Grandma Moore."

She was the mother of seven children, all of whom are now living, save one, William B.  More favored than many mothers, she saw all her children grow up to manhood or womanhood, become Christians, and settle closely about her.  Harry was the first to remove any distance from her, and he not until the May of 1872.  Mrs. Moore early became a Christian, and for many years was a member of the Presbyterian Church.  After her family were converted and mostly joined the Methodist Episcopal Church, she also became a member of the same Church.  She was not demonstrative in her religious enjoyments, but mild and reticent. Her old family Bible was by her much and carefully read.  From its truths she drew food for intellect and heart, and on them she builded her hopes of the life to come.  She was remarkably vigorous and strong both physically and intellectually.  Every mental faculty, even up to the final illness, retained its usual energy and acumen. Her hands never seemed to weary of work.  As a consequence, she has distributed many a precious memento, delicately wrought with her needle since she passed the three score years and ten, among her circle of friends.

She often expressed the wish that she might not live till her faculties were impaired by age, and she herself become a burden to those who should care for her.  God seemed careful of her wish, for she came to her "grave in full age, like a shock of corn cometh in his season."  Her trust in God made her patient in suffering, and her hope of heaven made death a welcome visitant. Thus lived and died a tender mother, a faithful companion, a consistent friend, and a worthy Christian.



From Victor Herald 30 May 1891

The remains of Mary Ann Smith, wife of Jacob A. Moore, were brought to Victor last Saturday. The funeral was held from the residence of H. R. Brown, on Covill St., Sunday. Rev. Mr. Howell conducted the services. The burial was at Boughton Hill. Mrs. Moore was born in this town, near the Powell mill, about seventy years ago. She resided in this town all her life. About two years ago it became necessary for her to have special care and treatment, and she went to Ovid for that purpose. Besides her husband, she leaves one son, Frank Moore of Rochester, and a daughter, Mrs. Mary Sullivan of Canandaigua.



From Naples Record 5 March 1924

In the hospital at Sanitaria Springs, N. Y., occurred the death on Monday morning, March 3d, 1924, of Mary Case Moore, of West Hollow, town of Naples. She had been seriously ill since last November, and was taken to Sanitaria Springs for treatment seven weeks ago. Mrs. Moore was the daughter of James and Anna Allen Case and was born in the town of Bristol on September 1st, 1875. About thirty years ago she was united in marriage with Ralph Moore, since which time they had resided in Bristol, Canandaigua, and Honeoye, coming to the farm in West Hollow three years ago. She was a member of the Canandaigua Presbyterian Church and of the West Hollow W. C. T. U. Besides her husband, Mrs. Moore is survived by three sons, Ralph Moore, Jr., of Holcomb, and Warren and Allen Moore of Naples; two daughters, Mrs. Henry Huntone, Jr., of Holcomb, and Hallena Moore of Naples; two brothers, John Case of Canandaigua, and Fred Case of Rushville; and three sisters, Sarah, Anna and Florence, all of whom are married and living in the West. The body was brought to Naples on Monday and funeral services will be held from Grange Hall, in this village today at 2 o'clock, conducted by Rev. W. T. H. Bayford, and burial will be made in Lakeview cemetery, Honeoye.



From Geneva Daily Times 14 April 1908

Clifton Springs, N. Y. - Mrs. Mary E. Moore, widow of the late John A. Moore, died at her home on West Main street in this village yesterday morning after an illness of a couple of weeks. Mrs. Moore was a daughter of Elijah and Lucy Hildreth and was born in Wayne county. She was 73 years old. In 1864, in the village of Palmyra, she was married to Mr. Moore, whose death occurred on July 18, 1895. Mrs. Moore had been a residence of this village for the past 35 years and had a wide circle of friends and acquaintances. Her niece, Mrs. John Skuse, who had lived with her since her early childhood, has tenderly cared for her during her declining years. She is also survived by her sister, Mrs. James Williams, of Canandaigua; and one brother, Caleb Hildreth of Gypsum; also her great-niece, Grace Hildreth Skuse. Mrs. Moore had been a faithful member of the M. E. Church of this village for many years. The funeral services will be held tomorrow at 2 o'clock at the residence and at 2:30 at the M. E. church. Rev. P. H. Reigel will conduct the services, assisted by rev. Dr. S. H. Adams. The burial will be made in Gypsum.



From Geneva Daily Times 13 November 1909

Michael Moore,
aged 84 years, died last evening about 6:30 o'clock at his home near Seneca. He leaves two daughters, Susie and Mary, who reside at home; and four sons, Maurice B., Michael G., Thomas E. and Bernard S. Moore. The funeral will take place Monday morning at 10 o'clock from St. Francis DeSales church. Burial in St. Patrick's Cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 6 May 1898

East Bloomfield, N. Y. -  Mrs. Michael Moore,
one of the old and respected residents of this place, died at her home, Sunday morning, May 1. The deceased was born in Ireland in 1819. After her marriage to Mr. Moore, they moved to this place, where they have lived for fifty-five years. They were one of the first Catholic families to move here. Mrs. Moore was the mother of eleven children and is survived by seven daughters, Mrs. Dennis O'Neill and Mrs. John Keating of Victor; Mrs. J. Kenedy of West Bloomfield; Mrs. Wm. Burs, Rochester; Mrs. Wm. McDonald and Mary and Elizabeth of this place. The  funeral, which was largely attended, was held from St. Bridget's church on Tuesday morning, Rev. Father Garvey officiating.



From Victor Herald 13 April 1895

Robert Bruce Moore,
after an illness of some months duration, at the family residence on Boughton Hill, fell asleep at 2:30 a.m., April 12th, 1895. Mr. Moore was born May 2d, 1819, about one mile east of the place where he died, and where, with the exception of three years spent in the west, he always lived. His father, Asahel Moore, was one of the earliest settlers in the town; a man respected in the community. Of his fourteen children, eight girls and six boys, but two are living. James Moore, our townsman, and Mrs. Emily Hinds, of Santa Cruz, Cal. Mr. R. B. Moore, was a carpenter by trade, many of the older dwellings in the town attesting his workmanship. A member of the Presbyterian church, firm in his convictions, equable in temperment, living a quiet life, dying firm in the faith. We who knew him best will miss him most. Mr. Moore's first wife was Almira Fisher who died leaving one daughter, Mrs. J. M. Hitchcock of Chicago. In 1855, he married Rachel Williams. Their life and service proved a compliment of each other's being. She remains to mourn her loss, cherish the memory of a good husband, comforted in the consolation of God, wherein he comforted them who are in trouble. Two sons, Charles A. and William B. Moore, and one daughter, Mrs. Gardner Thomas, of Livonia Station, abide here to share in covenant blessings. Heirs of a divine legacy secured upon good promises. The funeral will be held this Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock.



From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 18 October 1928

West Bloomfield, N. Y., Oct. 17 - Stephen Moore, Sr.,
died Monday at his home here. He leaves three sons and four daughters. Funeral from the home at 2 o'clock Thursday. Burial in West Bloomfield Cemetery.



From Ontario Repository & Messenger 3 January 1866

Coroner's Verdict -
In the matter of the decease of Thomas Moore. At an inquest indented and taken the 26th day of December, 1865, before J. F. Rogers, on of the Coroners of Ontario county, the undersigned, jurors good and lawful men of Ontario county, rendered the following verdict:  We, the undersigned, being sworn and charged to enquire how, and after what manner, Thomas Moore came to his death, do say, upon oath, that he came to his death by the effects of excessive drinking of alcoholic liquor, acting on a constitution enfeebled by disease on the 23d of December, 1865, in the eating Saloon of John Reardon in the village of Canandaigua. And we are of the opinion that no blame is attached to the person on whose premises he died. Jurors: J. B. Hayes, foreman; J. B. Francis, S. Tillotson, Wm. Arnold, B. K. Turner, John Wolverton, A. T. Randall.



From Ontario County Journal 19 February 1886

Clifton Springs, N. Y. - Mr. William Moore,
an old and highly respected citizen of this village, died at his home on Teft Avenue on Tuesday last. He had been a terrible sufferer for months past from some stomach difficulty, which at last caused his death. The funeral will be held on Friday of this week at the Baptist church in Orleans.



From Ontario County Journal 14 November 1890

Chapinville, N. Y. - William Moore died on Monday evening at the residence of Charles H. Moore. He had been ailing for some time and he was out around on Monday, in evening sat visiting in the store, went into the house and laid down on the lounge a few minutes and expired. Funeral was held in the church on Wednesday a.m. Interment at Gorham village. He was 86 years of age.



From Geneva Gazette 3 October 1879

Mrs. Wm. C. Moore
of Victor, while driving out Wednesday afternoon, met with an accident which caused her death. The horse ran away; Mrs. Moore was thrown against an iron railing and so badly injured that she died about 10 o'clock the same night.



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