"Mum" to "Mz" Obituaries



From Ontario County Journal 3 April 1914

Rushville, N. Y. -  Mrs. Emma Mumby
died on Saturday night at her late home in Reed Corners, after a brief illness. She was the daughter of Charles Dolman, and was born in England 62 years ago. She had resided in this country 41 years. She is survived by her husband, George Mumby, and a son, Charles Mumby, both of Reed Corners; and two grandchildren, Fred and Charles Roat, who had made their home with the grandparents since the mother's death. The funeral services were held on Tuesday, Rev. McCall, of the Presbyterian church, officiating.



From Victor Herald 15 April 1893

Jacob Mumerale died on Wednesday at his home near Young's Mill in Farmington, 70 years. The funeral was held yesterday at the Hook, Rev. Mr. Gomph of Pittsford conducting the services.



From Fairport Herald  14 May 1931

Farmington, N. Y., May 10 - Mrs. Ruth Bates Mumerow,
wife of Clarence Mumerow, who recently purchased the late Jack Hosey farm near Farmington Station, passed away at the Memorial Hospital at Canandaigua Friday morning after a long illness. She was 30 years of age and leaves her husband, two children, Robert and Betty of this place; one sister, Mrs. Minnie McAllister; one brother, Arthur Bates of Canandaigua. Funeral services were conducted from the home at 2:30 Sunday afternoon, Rev. Charles N. St. John, pastor of the Congregational church of Canandaigua officiating. Interment was made in South Farmington cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 26 April 1878

Reed's Corners, N. Y. - Mr. Ansel Mumford
died last Sunday morning.  The funeral was attended from his late residence on Tuesday last.  His age was 65 years old.



From Geneva Palladium 11 July 1827

In Geneva, on the 7th inst. Mr. George Mumford, aged 50 years, by a wound received by the accidental discharge of a fowling piece.  He was a native of England, and for many years an inhabitant of this village.



From Ontario County Journal 5 July 1901

Canadice, N. Y. -  Lorenzo Munck,
an aged man, living in Hunt's Hollow, wandered away from his home on Wednesday, June 26. Saturday he was found in the woods. The burial took place in the Tibbals cemetery.



From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 16 August 1916

Canandaigua, Aug. 14 - The death of Mrs. Dwight Munger occurred yesterday in New York city after a long illness. Mrs. Munger was formerly a resident of Canandaigua and was well known here. She leaves two daughters, Miss Jane Munger, of Washington, and Miss Christine Munger, of New York city. The body will be brought to Canandaigua Wednesday morning for interment in Woodlawn cemetery. Services will be held at the chapel in Woodlawn cemetery at 11:30 o'clock with Rev. Herbert L. Gaylord, rector of St. John's Episcopal Church, officiating.



From Ontario County Journal 23 June 1876

Mr. Merrick Munger,
a prominent citizen, died at his residence in this place last Friday evening, after a long and painful illness.  He was about 70 years of age.  He came to Canandaigua about forty years ago from Somers, Conn., where he was born.  He leaves a wife, two daughters and one son -- M. Dwight Munger, of this place.  Two brothers, we believe, survive him--Lyman Munger, formerly a prominent business man at Penn Yan, now in the west, and Captain Bennett Munger, of this town.



From Geneva Daily Times 15 February 1907

Phelps, N. Y. - Orange Munger, a former well-known resident of this place, died Wednesday at the Soldiers Home, Bath. He had been visiting his son, Adelbert Munger, in this village for the past two months and had only returned to the Soldiers' Home for a few days before his death. His death was due to apoplexy. He leaves four sons, Adelbert, Edward, Wallace and Walter Munger. The remains were taken to Lyons for burial.



From Geneva Gazette 24 March 1899

Mr. William Munn
died at his residence on North Main street last Tuesday night.  He leaves a widow, whose first husband was John A. Mitchell and maiden name Miss Hopgood.  Mr. Munn was related to the Messrs. Licht of the Patent Cereals Co. and was himself a stockholder in that corporation.  He was an estimable gentleman of the old school.  His funeral will be held today and interment made in Glenwood cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 31 December 1904

Mrs. Mary Munsee
died late yesterday afternoon at the home of Alice B. Owen, No. 42 Colt street, aged sixty-five years. The deceased for many years was a resident of Dansville, but for the last three years she has been residing with her sisters in Santa Cruz, California. Owing to her feeble health and a desire to again see her daughter, Mrs. Rilla Ellis, of this city, she came east early in the fall. On arriving in the city she was taken worse and for a time was at the City hospital, but later was taken to Mrs. Owen's boarding house. The only survivors are her daughter of this city and her two sisters in California. The funeral took place this afternoon from Murphy & Allison's undertaking rooms, Rev. C. E. Jewell officiating. Burial was in Glenwood cemetery.



From Ontario County Times 26 May 1880

Naples, N. Y. - Mrs. Florence Munsell
died of typhoid fever May 19th, aged 27 years, and was buried on May 21. The funeral sermon was preached by Rev. Mr. Hamilton of Moravia, a former pastor.



From Ontario County Journal 27 May 1910

East Bloomfield, N. Y. -  Mrs. Lydia M. Munsell
died at her home on May 20, after a long and painful illness from heart disease. The funeral was held from the residence on Sunday. Rev. A. A. Reavely officiated, assisted by Rev. W. D. Robinson. Lydia Watkins was born at Collins in 1831. In 1850 she was united in marriage to Lawson Munsell. Her residence from that time until 1895 was at Wolcott, where the family circle was broken by the death of the husband and father. Mrs. Munsell had since lived in this place with her only daughter, Margaret, who is a member of the school faculty. She had made many friends here. She was a consistent member of the Methodist church and was interested in every good work of the community. Besides her daughter, Margaret, she is survived by a sister, the widow of Ex-Governor Gibbs of Oregon, and three sons: William of Chicago, Ill; Lucien of Attica; and LaVerne of Buffalo. Interment took place at Wolcott on Monday.



From Ontario County Journal 5 March 1909

East Bloomfield, N. Y. -
The death of Mrs. Arcene Migeon Munson, widow of Henry Munson, occurred at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Henry M. Parmele, at an early hour on Wednesday morning. Though Mrs. Munson had been in failing health, her remarkable vitality had resisted the weakening encroachments of old age and she had been critically ill only since Friday. For 60 years she had been a resident of this village. She was born in Harricourt, Department of Ardennes, France, on Sept. 27, 1822, and when seven years of age, her father, Henry Migeon, brought his family to this country. A warm personal friend of her grandfather, General LaFayette, had given to her father letters of introduction to his friends in this country, in whose defense he had borne arms when the young republic was struggling for liberty. The voyage was made in a sailing vessel and occupied nine weeks. Mr. Migeon, with his family, settled in Torrington, Conn., and later removed to Litchfield, where he purchased the Governor Wolcott home, one of the beautiful historic places of that state, where in 1776 the women of the town had met and melted a statue of George III, and from the molten mass made bullets to be used in the cause of freedom. Within its walls Washington and LaFayette had enjoyed the hospitality of Governor Wolcott, and within these same historic walls, in 1849, Mrs. Munson's father entrusted her to the keeping of her husband, whom she had met while on a trip to Niagara Falls in company with her father. Mr. Migeon and his daughter had stopped at East Bloomfield to visit the Newton home. Mr. and Mrs. Munson's home was in the cottage next to the academy, and there Mrs. Munson and her two daughters continued to reside after the death of Mr. Munson in 1864. Eight years ago, Mrs. Munson removed with Mr. and Mrs. Parmele to their present residence. She leaves two daughters, Mrs. B. S. Eastwood, of Huntington, Mass., and Mrs. Parmele, three granddaughters and one sister, Mrs. Brahy, of Paris, France. The funeral will be held from the Parmele home this morning at 11 o'clock, Rev. W. D. Robinson officiating.



From Ontario Republican Times 11 March 1863

Died January 2nd, 1863, in Lincoln Hospital, Washington, D. C., of wounds received at the battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia, Buell Munson, of Company C., 126th Regt. N. Y. S. V., aged 21 years, third son of Frederick Munson, of East Bloomfield. During much of last year he was an assistant in the Mansion House Hospital, Alexandria, which he left, by his own request and against the remonstrances of the physicians, to join his comrades in the field; though, as he said, he felt sure he was going out to die. He was known and respected by his company as a christian, and his piety, patience and gentleness, both in the Hospital and in the field, made him many friends, and now render his memory fragrant throughout a large circle of afflicted relatives. He was the twelfth soldier that has fallen from the loyal town of East Bloomfield, which has but 2160 inhabitants, but has sent her full quota of volunteers into the field.



From Ontario Republican Times 29 October 1862

Died Tuesday morning, October 28th, in Canandaigua, Charles Henry Munson, son of Luther Munson, Esq., of East Bloomfield, in the 25th year of his age. More than four years ago he settled in Rochester, in the profession of Surgeon Dentist, and became a member of the Central Presbyterian Church, afterwards removing for a time to Pittsburgh. In October 1861, he enlisted in the 85th Regiment of N.Y.S.V., Co. B, Capt. Clark. After months spent near Washington, and then at Yorktown, he was released from active service in order to take care of the sick, and was at length attacked with typhoid fever, and during two marches carried in an ambulance. 

While ill in a camp hospital, he was taken prisoner by the rebels, narrowly escaping being killed, also by a shell which passed over as he lay down and not being able to stand, was transported to Richmond on a load of muskets. There he remained a prisoner and a sufferer seven weeks, when he was exchanged and brought to New York, where he spent five weeks in the Bellevue Hospital, till able to be removed to the house of his uncle, Sheriff Munson, in this village. Here for more than seven weeks past he has had the constant attention of his father, and other relatives and friends, but has been gradually sinking under a species of consumption, from the effects of disease and exposure. He was known as a young man of worth and promise, beloved by his friends, and is now added to the noble list of the many who have given their lives as sacrifice for their country against the assaults of rebels. In the position of the Christian hope, his heart was resigned and peaceful. To the last his testimony was that he could trust in the Savior whose name he repeatedly said was so sweet. Inquiries of those about him, he answered, "All's well." His memory is dear as a son, as a brother, and as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.



From Ontario County Journal 16 September 1892

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - Edward Munson,
whose residence is in the Rice district, near Burrell's mill, was found dead in bed when members of the family went to call him for breakfast Tuesday morning. He had been in bad health for some time, and had spent two winters in Florida; but the end was unexpected. On Monday, he was up and around as usual. Deceased was a member of the West Bloomfield G. A. R. Post.



From Ontario County Journal 29 November 1907

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - 
The death of Mrs. Elizabeth Munson occurred at the Memorial Hospital at Canandaigua on Sunday night at 8:30 o'clock. Ten weeks ago, Mrs. Munson fell on the sidewalk and fractured her hip. Ten days later she was removed to the hospital and there she steadily failed. For the last four or five days she realized little and the end came painlessly, ending the weariness and feebleness. Mrs. Munson was born in Bath 87 years ago. She was a daughter of Peter and Martha Brown Bowin. Upon her marriage to Eben Norton in 1847, she came to East Bloomfield to reside. Two children were born to them, Edgar who died in infancy and Martha who died in 1882 at the age of 34 years. After the death of Mr. Norton, she married Luther Munson, whose death occurred on June 29, 1882. Since that time she had been very much alone, but she was always cheerful and no shadow of her loneliness darkened other lives. She was a devoted member of the Congregational church and was a constant attendant at all its services as long as her health permitted. She was deeply interested in all its missionary activities. The funeral was held from the house of her husband's nephew, Frank Munson, on Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. W. D. Robinson, officiating. A quartette composed of Mr. and Mrs. Munson, Mrs. John S. Hamlin and Edgar Page sang "Asleep in Jesus," and "My Feet are Weary." The bearers were four cousins, Homer R. Steele, Henry G. Steele, Joseph Steele and Horatio S. Steele. The interment was in the Rice Cemetery beside her first husband. Among those in attendance at the funeral were Mrs. Mogge and daughter of Buffalo, Arthur Munson, Scottsville, Mrs. Edna Steele of Orchard Lake, Mich., Henry W. Conklin and Mr. and Mrs. A. Beal and daughter of Rochester, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Munson and Mr. and Mrs. William Rice of Canandaigua.



From The Shortsville Enterprise, November 2, 1889, Vol. 7, No. 44, page 3.

George Munson, a brakeman on train No. 46 on the Central-Hudson, was instantly killed at Geneva, Wednesday night at 8:30 o'clock, while coupling cars a few hundred yards east of the station. Munson in some way caught his foot in the guard rail and was thrown on his back, the wheels passing over his body lengthwise. He was terribly mangled.

Thanks to Martha McGill for this donation.



From Geneva Gazette 3 February 1882

The death of ex-Sheriff Harlow Munson is announced, occurring at East Bloomfield on the 1st inst., aged 82 years. He was elected on a Union ticket in 1861 in opposition to the regular Republican candidate.



From Ontario County Journal 5 February 1892
 
East Bloomfield, N. Y. - Mrs. Harlow Munson died Wednesday evening, aged 85 years. Funeral services will be held at her late residence Saturday at 2 p.m.



From Geneva Courier 10 July 1878

Mrs. Harriet Page Munson, wife of Jas. L. Munson, Esq., died of consumption at the family residence in Chapinville, on Wednesday last.  Mrs. Munson was a native of Ontario county, having been born and reared to womanhood at Seneca Castle.  She possessed a wide acquaintance in this section, particularly among the Methodist people, and none knew her but to respect her for her rare intelligence, and love her for her goodness of heart.  As a member of the Methodist Episcopal church, she was ever active in the promotion of those enterprises especially under the management of the ladies of the church, but her special mission, as well as that of her husband, seemed to be to make agreeable the pastorate to whomsoever the Bishop in his wisdom should send to them.  The result of this forethought and loyalty has been to make the Chapinville charge favorably known throughout the Conference, and many a Methodist preacher and his family will receive the notice of Mrs. Munson's death as that of an immediate friend.  Mrs. Munson was aged 54 years.  She leaves, besides her husband, a family of four sons and three daughters.  Her second daughter, Mrs. Thomas, of Rochester, will be remembered as having been for a year or more leading soprano of the First Presbyterian church in Geneva.  The funeral took place on Saturday last, and was very largely attended.  Rev. Dr. Brown of Rochester conducted the services.



From Ontario County Journal 11 October 1901

After a prolonged illness, which included various complications, occurred the death at his home in Cheshire last Thursday afternoon of J. Milton Munson, at the age of 63 years. Mr. Munson was born in the vicinity where he died and was a widely known and public spirited citizen. He took an active part in politics and was considered the Republican leader in the Cheshire district for many years. He was a fair representative of that class which may be generally referred to as the intelligent farmer. In his earlier days he taught school, and had held the office of justice of the peace for several terms. He was a thrifty farmer and took a keen interest in all that tended to develop agriculture. Mr. Munson was married twice. His first wife was Sophia Bentley, daughter of the late Dr. Bentley of Cheshire; and his second wife, who survives, was Adelle Green, daughter of Kelly W. Green. Six children survive: Albert, John and Victor, and Misses Sophia, Grace and Lena Munson. A brother, Thaddeus Munson, also survives. The funeral services were held on Sunday afternoon, Rev. W. D. Robinson of East Bloomfield officiating.



From Ontario County Journal 2 January 1903

James L. Munson
died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John Morgan, at Rochester, on Tuesday, aged 83 years. Mr. Munson had been in feeble health for several years, though his final illness lasted but a little over a week. Mr. Munson was formerly a prominent business man of Chapinville, and had a wide acquaintance throughout Ontario county. During the late years of his life his home had been with his daughter at Rochester, though he was accustomed to spend several months of the year in this village. He leaves, besides Mrs. Morgan, another daughter, Mrs. Minnie Shaw, of Spokane, Wash., and one son, John Munson, of Chicago. The remains were brought here yesterday afternoon and services were held at the Curtice undertaking rooms, Rev. Dr. J. W. Webb officiating. Interment was made in the family plot in Woodlawn cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 1 April 1898

East Bloomfield, N. Y. -  Mrs. Lucy Gauss Munson,
wife of Harlow Munson, died at her home on Tuesday evening, at the age of 30 years. Mrs. Munson had not been in good health for the past year, and the cause of her death was heart failure. She was the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ashman H. Gauss, and was married to Mr. Munson about four years ago. Her death is a severe shock, not only to her relatives and most intimate friends, but to many of those whom she met in her daily walks. She leaves, besides her husband and parents, one daughter, Inez, two years old; two brothers, Lewis of Rochester, and Charles of this place. The funeral services will be held from her late home on Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. The Rev. M. L. Stimson, pastor of the Congregational church will have charge of the service.



From Ontario County Times 5 July 1882

East Bloomfield, N. Y. -  Mr. Luther Munson,
an old and highly respected resident of this town, died at his residence last Wednesday night, after a long and painful illness. His funeral was attended on Friday.



From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 20 November 1899

The death of Mrs. Maria Graves Munson occurred late Saturday at her home in Geneva, aged 74 years. She is survived by one daughter. Burial Glenwood Cemetery



From Ontario County Journal 11 June 1897

Academy, N. Y. - Mrs. Melissa Munson
died on Friday morning after years of intense suffering with a cancer. She leaves her husband, Thaddeus Munson, her mother, three sisters and three daughters. The funeral was held on Sunday afternoon, Rev. H. Wyse Jones officiating.



From Ontario County Times 4 June 1884

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - 
On Tuesday, the 28th ult., Mrs. Olive Buell Munson, wife of Mr. Frederick Munson, aged 68 years, died after a long illness borne with wonderful fortitude, and was carried to her long home on Thursday afternoon.



From Geneva Gazette 14 June 1889

P. S. Munson, a most respected citizen, died at his residence on Genesee street Tuesday morning, June 11.  His health had been poor for some time, but he was only recently confined to the house.  A widow and one daughter, Mrs. Frank Guilford, survive him.  He was 70 years, 5 months and 7 days old.  Mr. Munson was a devout member of the Presbyterian Church.  His death will be mourned by a large number of friends who will remember him as having been a kind, genial and sympathetic companion, a true friend, and a consistent christian gentleman.  The funeral took place yesterday at 3 o'clock.



From Canandaigua Chronicle 12 December 1906

Holcomb, N. Y. - R. C. Munson
was discovered dead in the street near the M. E. church on Tuesday evening about 10 o'clock. He had started for home from his place of business about 9 o'clock. Mr. Munson was an old resident of this town. The funeral services were held on Friday afternoon. He leaves two children, Harlow, who lives in Virginia, and Mrs. Oscar Wheeler, with whom he resided at the time of his death.



From Ontario County Chronicle 1 April 1903

On Monday of last week Thaddeus Munson, a prominent farmer of the south part of this township, died at his home, aged 70 years. He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Edson Wolverton, Mrs. Walter Wheeler, and Mrs. Warren Davis, of this town.



From Geneva Daily Times 4 September 1945

Edward M. Munzer,
aged 46, of 78 Pleasant street, died Sunday afternoon in Doctor's Hospital, New York City, where he had been a patient for two days. Mr. Munzer was supervisor of the Market Basket Corporation, where he had been employed since graduation from high school. He is survived by his wife, Mary; one son, Edward, Jr.; two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Hayner of Arlington, N. J., and Miss Elsie Munzer of Waterloo; and a half-brother, Russell Johnson of Waterloo. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home. Rev. Frederick L. Harper, pastor of First Presbyterian church will officiate and burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 28 September 1905

Canandaigua, N. Y. -
Yesterday morning at her home on Foster street occurred the death of Anna, widow of Richard Murphy, after a week's illness of bowel trouble. There survive three daughters, Mrs. Clarence E. Cooley, Miss Minnie Murphy, Mrs. Anna McCarthy, and three sons, Dennis, Richard and Patrick, all of this place.



From Geneva Daily Times 21 October 1902

Bridget Murphy,
widow of the late Joseph Murphy, died suddenly of heart failure at 2 o'clock this morning, at her late residence, 286 North street, aged 65 years.  Two years ago Mrs. Murphy was taken with an acute attack of heart trouble. Her physician told her then that she might die at any time and on very short notice, but she might live for five years. She retired last night at the accustomed time and in  her usual health.  At 1 o'clock this morning, she was taken seriously ill, and at 2 o'clock she was dead.  Dr. G. B. Young arrived shortly before her death, but Mrs. Murphy was beyond human aid.  The deceased was a native of County Galway, Ireland, from which place she came to this city when she was 18 years of age. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. W. H. Riley and Mrs. Thomas C. Campbell, of this city; and Mrs. James McGuire of Seneca Falls; and by two sons, John H. Murphy and Dennis B. Murphy, of this city.  The funeral will take place at 9 o'clock Thursday morning, from St. Francis de Sales church.  Interment will be in St. Patrick's cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 17 December 1909

At her home on Gorham street on Sunday occurred the death of Mrs. Catherine Murphy, wife of Jeremiah Murphy, aged 65 years. While death came suddenly, from heart trouble. Mrs. Murphy had been in feeble health for some time. The husband, one son, Charles of Rochester, and one daughter, Miss Laura Murphy of this village, survive. Funeral services were held on Wednesday morning at St. Mary's Church, Rev. J. T. Dougherty officiating. Mrs. Murphy was a member of the Rosary society and members of that organization attended in a body. Burial was in Calvary cemetery.



From Naples Record 2 May 1945
 
Mrs. Catherine Fox Murphy,
of Canandaigua, died on Wednesday, April 25, 1945, after a long illness. She was born in Wayland on September 1, 1876. She was a member of the Women's Relief Corps, G. A. R. Mrs. Murphy is survived by her husband, James Murphy; a daughter, Mrs. Joseph Goungo; a granddaughter, Mrs. Lawrence Volpe; and two great-grandchildren, all of Rochester; three sisters, Mrs. Carl C. Widmer of Naples, Mrs. Joseph Johnson, of Bristol, and Mrs. Asa Lafler of Bristol Springs. Services were held in Canandaigua of Friday at 4 p.m., conducted by Rev. Charles L. Wallis, of the Baptist church. Burial was made in Evergreen Cemetery in Bristol.



From Ontario County Journal 11 May 1888

Fishers, N. Y. - Chas. Murphy died last Sunday about ten o'clock at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. S. J. Connelly. He was an old employee of the N. Y. C. R. R., serving as section foreman for nearly fifty years. He resigned his position on the 1st of May and only lived a few days after resigning. His age was seventy-six years. He was buried at Canandaigua Wednesday morning.



From Ontario County Times 12 August 1874

Dr. Charles C. Murphy,
of East Bloomfield, who was stricken with paralysis while dressing the wounds of Ottawell Cooper, on the 1st instant, died on Saturday last, just a week after the attack. The death of Dr. Murphy will be sincerely regretted. He was a skillful physician and justly esteemed as an honorable, public-spirited citizen and kind neighbor. His age was about fifty years. He was formerly a resident of Burnt Hills, Saratoga county, and his remains were taken to that place for interment.



From Geneva Advertiser 15 October 1901

Cornelius Murphy
of West Castle street died in the City Hospital last Tuesday night of typhoid fever, making the second one taken out of his family.  He was aged 49 years, and leaves his wife, three sons and four daughters.  He was born in Geneva and had always resided here, and for more than thirty years had been employed by the nursery firm of W. & T. Smith.



From Ontario County Journal 11 February 1916

West Bloomfield, N. Y. -
On Sunday evening at 8 o'clock occurred the death of Cornelius Murphy at his home north of this village, at the advance age of 84 years. In the death of Mr. Murphy, the town has lost a man of sterling worth. He was just and honorable in all of his dealings, and it has often been said of him that his word was as good as a bond. He was born in the city of Cork, Ireland, and came to this town when 20 years of age. On April 23, 1862, he was united in marriage with Miss Mary Cahill, of this place. Mr. Murphy was a progressive farmer and more than 40 years ago bought the farm where he had since lived. He was a devoted member of St. Joseph's church, and his noble Christian character was fully exemplified in his daily life. For 38 years he capably filled the position of trustee of St. Joseph's Church, tendering his resignation about two years ago on account of failing health. He was also a member of the Holy Name Society. He is survived by six children, Neil, Timothy, Katherine and Nellie, all living at home, Edward Murphy of Detroit, Mich., and Mrs. Mark Nugent of Ionia; and four grandchildren. His funeral was held on Wednesday morning from St. Joseph's church and was largely attended. Solemn requiem mass was celebrated by the pastor, Rev. P. A. Neville, assisted by Very Rev. Simon FitzSimons, a former pastor, of St. Mary's church, Rochester, as deacon, and Rev. John Farrell of Lima, as sub-deacon, and the choir from St. Bridget's church of East Bloomfield. Interment was made in St. Rose's cemetery, Lima, in the family lot. Six grandnephews were bearers: Martin E. Rigney, Fred L. Rigney, William Howes, Fred Howes, Roy Busch and Raymond Barker. Among those who were in town for the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Cassidy and the Misses Elizabeth, Katherine and Rose Cassidy of Buffalo; Edward Murphy of Detroit, Mich.; Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Brennan of Rochester; Walter and Leo Nugent of Ann Arbor, Mich.; Martin E. Rigney and James F. Clark of Rochester.



From Ontario County Journal 23 May 1913

West Bloomfield, N. Y. - 
On last week Tuesday evening occurred the death of Mrs. Cornelius Murphy, at her home northeast of this village, after a short illness of apoplexy. Mrs. Murphy was born in Cohoes 71 years ago and came to this town with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Cahill, when 4 years of age. She had resided here ever since. On April 28, 1862, she was united in marriage with Cornelius Murphy of this town. They have lived a long and happy life 51 years. Mrs. Murphy was a noble character with high ideals, a devoted and faithful member of St. Joseph's church and of the Rosary and Scapular societies. Besides her husband, she is survived by six children, Mrs. Martin Nugent of Ionia, Timothy, Cornelius, Jr., and the Misses Kittie and Nellie Murphy, all of whom live at home, Edward Murphy of Detroit, Mich.; also one sister, Mrs. Hannah Cassidy of Buffalo. The funeral was held from St. Joseph's church on Friday morning. Rev. P. A. Neville conducted the services, assisted by the East Bloomfield choir. Rev. Simon FitzSimons, of St. Mary's church, Rochester, was in the sanctuary. Interment was in St. Rose's cemetery at Lima.



From Ontario County Journal 12 September 1884

East Bloomfield Station, N. Y. -
Last Monday night about 11 o'clock an engine west bound, four miles east of here, struck Mr. Daniel Murphy, injuring him so that he lived only 30 minutes. He was returning from Canandaigua by way of the railroad, as he lived only a few rods from the road, on what is known as the "Phin. Gould place," two miles east of here. He was taken into the house of Mrs. Thomas, and was able to tell who he was and where from. The engine returned at once to Canandaigua for medical aid, but on their return, Murphy was dead. He was about 68 years of age. His wife survives him, also leaves six children, all grown up. Contrary to the report circulated here, he was not mangled or cut, simply bruised some to outward appearance. Funeral took place Wednesday at 10 A. M.



From Geneva Gazette 23 October 1896

Daniel Murphy Instantly Killed -
Daniel Murphy of this village, aged 20 years, while stealing a ride on freight train No. 291, fell between the cars just as it entered the depot at Phelps Wednesday night, and was instantly killed. His remains were taken in charge by Coroner Howe of Phelps and removed to the undertaking rooms of S. K. Bowker. Murphy went to Phelps to attend a dance in company with a party of friends.  He was a single man.  The train was in charge of Conductor William Gregg and A. J. Weber, engineer. The ill-fated young man was a son of the late Patrick Murphy, the family residing on the old pre-emption road near the State Farm.  A mother, two brothers and three sisters survive.



From Ontario County Journal 5 March 1909

The death of Daniel Murphy occurred yesterday at his home on Gorham street, after a two week's illness from pneumonia. Mr. Murphy was 52 years of age and leaves his wife and nine children. He was employed at the Lisk works. The funeral will be held from St. Mary's church tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock.



From Ontario County Journal 10 March 1911

Bristol Springs, N. Y. - Edward Murphy, Sr.,
died after a short illness at his home in the Coye district, on March 2, from heart trouble. He was about 72 years old and a veteran of the Civil war. He is survived by his wife and son, Edward. The funeral was held on Saturday afternoon and burial was in Coye cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 20 August 1897

West Bloomfield, N. Y. - 
The funeral services of Mrs. Ellen Murphy were held at St. Joseph's church last Saturday. Mrs. Murphy died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Elias Reynolds, with whom she has made her home for the past few years. Deceased was 86 years of age. She leaves five sons, Bartholomew of Bristol; and John, James, Michael and Franklin of Kansas; and two daughters, Mrs. Hartman of Springwater and Miss Eliza Reynolds of this place. The interment was at Canandaigua.



From Ontario County Chronicle 5 October 1904

Allen's Hill, N. Y. - Mrs. Murphy, wife of George Murphy,
died at her home Monday afternoon, Sept. 26, at the age of 49 years. Her death is keenly felt by the family, as a devoted wife and mother has gone to rest. Her funeral was held from her late home on Wednesday afternoon and was attended by a very large concourse of relatives and friends. Rev. Mr. Brown conducted the service, after which interment was made in Lakeview cemetery, Honeoye, the beautiful "City of the Dead". Mr. Brown gave an eloquent tribute to her many fine traits of character. She was a communicant in the M. E. church and a member of the Sunday School and Ladies Aid Society. She leaves to mourn her loss a loving husband and two children, Miss Jessie and James, besides a large number of friends. The bearers were: C. R. Simmons, B. F. Phillips, E. G. Briggs, M. H. Bell. Her family in their bereavement and sorrow have the sympathy of the entire community.



From Canandaigua Chronicle 7 February 1906

On Wednesday last at St. Ann's Home for the Aged in Rochester, the death occurred of Mrs. Hanna Early Murphy, sister of Rev. James M. Early, who was pastor of St. Mary's church here in the early sixties. Mrs. Murphy was aged 78 years and is survived by two sons, John and Frank Murphy, both of Canandaigua; two daughters, Madame Anna Murphy of Manhattanville, and Madame Catherine Murphy of Mexico, both of the order of the Sacred Heart; and two grandchildren, Frances and Mary Riley of Rochester. The funeral was held from St. Mary's church Friday morning at 9:30 o'clock. Interment in Calvary cemetery.



From Geneva Gazette 25 March 1892

James Murphy,
a driver in the employ of James O'Malley, complained last Monday morning of not feeling very well and went to see the doctor.  He did not improve however, and Tuesday was confined to his bed.  Dr. McCarthy was called and pronounced the case one of pneumonia and pleurisy combined.  Mr. Murphy lingered until four o'clock Thursday morning, when he died.  The funeral will be held at St. Francis de Sales Church tomorrow morning at nine o'clock.  The remains will be taken to Chemung county for burial.



From Victor Herald 11 July 1902

East Bloomfield, N. Y. -
The funeral services of James Murphy were held at St. Bridget's church, Monday morning, Rev. P. A. Nelville officiating. He died in the town of Canandaigua last Friday evening at the age of twenty-seven years.



From Ontario County Chronicle 4 November 1903

Jeremiah Murphy,
whose serious illness was mentioned in the Chronicle last week, died at the home of his son, David, in Gorham street last night, aged 76 years. Death was due to throat trouble, superinduced by his advanced age. Mr. Murphy came to Canandaigua from Ireland many years ago, and had spent his whole life here. He was an industrious citizen and had the confidence and esteem of all who knew him. He was a faithful employee of the New York Central for fifty-one years. He is survived by four sons, David, M. F., John E. and Jeremiah, all well-known residents of Canandaigua. His wife died several years ago.



From Geneva Daily Times 13 May 1905

Mrs. Johanna Murphy,
80 years old, died of old age at her residence, No. 222 Pulteney street, at 2:30 this afternoon. The deceased was well known here having been a resident for a long term of years. She is survived by five sons and four daughters, Daniel, Cornelius, Eugene, William and Thomas Murphy; and Mrs. Ellen Dixon, Mrs. Catherine Ryan and Miss Annie Murphy of this city; and Mrs. Mary Moran of Boston.



From Geneva Gazette 14 October 1892

Mr. John Murphy,
one of our oldest and most highly respected adopted citizens, died at his home on West Avenue October 10th, at the extreme age of 96 years, 35 of which were passed in Geneva.  He was the father of Mrs. Patrick Looney, Mrs. Martin Broderick of Geneva, and Mrs. John Mulloy of New York.  Funeral at St. Francis de Sales Church last Wednesday.



From Ontario County Journal 25 June 1897

Stanley, N. Y. - John Murphy,
who has been a sufferer from cancer, died at his home on Monday morning. Interment was at Geneva. He leaves a wife, two sons and two daughters.



From Geneva Gazette 8 June 1900

Joseph Murphy,
one of our oldest and most highly respected Catholic fellow citizens, died at his residence North street last Monday.  He is survived by a large family of grown-up sons and daughters.  He had been a hard-working, frugal man and by such means acquired a comfortable home in our immediate suburbs, now within our city limits.  We had known him quite intimately for forty years and upwards and can bear testimony to his character as an exemplary citizen in all relations of life. His funeral took place Wednesday with a solemn requiem Mass at St. Francis de Sales Church - interment in St. Patrick's cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 26 August 1896

The funeral services of Miss Katharine Murphy, who died at the home of her parents on North street yesterday morning will be held Friday morning at nine o'clock, at St. Francis de Sales church. Interment will be made at St. Patrick's cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 7 April 1909

Phelps, N. Y. -
The death of Mrs. Margaret Murphy occurred yesterday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Sidney Kanause, who resides in a tenant house on the J. C. Gifford farm, north of Phelps. Mrs. Murphy was visiting her daughter when stricken with heart disease, which resulted in her death. Mrs. Murphy was 76 years of age. She was born at Monroe, N. Y., and for the past sixty years had lived in the town of Phelps, residing for a number of years with her daughter, Mrs. Bert Goodman. Besides her two daughters, she leaves a son, Alonzo Murphy of Phelps. The funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon and the remains will be taken to Plainsville for burial.



From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 6 February 1938

Geneva, N. Y. - Mrs. Margaret Murphy,
55 Monroe St., died yesterday in Geneva General Hospital after a brief illness. Surviving are one son, William C. Murphy; one daughter, Mrs. Timothy Harrison, Geneva; one sister, Mrs. Celia Van Woret, Rochester; and three grandchildren.



From Geneva Daily Times 5 November 1908

After a long illness Mrs. Mary E. Murphy died this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at her home, No. 35 North street. The deceased has been a resident of the city for many years. She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Thomas Gallagher; one daughter, Miss Margaret Murphy; two brothers, P. J. and T. J. Gallagher, and two sisters, Mrs. Margaret Gannon and Mrs. Helen G. Clere, all of Geneva. Burial St. Patrick's Cemetery.



From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 18 October 1928

Canandaigua, N. Y., Oct. 17 - Patrick Murphy,
66, local dairyman, died at his home in Phoenix street today. Surviving are his widow; a son and four daughters, William Murphy, Mrs. Thomas Cougevan and Miss Irene Murphy of this city, Mrs. Frank Canright and Miss Julia Murphy of Rochester; also two sisters, Mrs. Anna McCarthy and Miss Edith Murphy, both of this city. Funeral Saturday.



From Ontario County Journal 17 October 1904

Allen's Hill, N. Y. -  Mrs. Sarah McIlveen Murphy,
wife of George Murphy, died on Sept. 26, aged 49 years. She leaves, besides her husband, one daughter, Jessie, and one son, James M. Murphy. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. J. S. Brown at home on the afternoon of Sept. 28, and a large concourse of people gathered to pay the last tribute of respect to a woman universally respected The burial was at Lake View cemetery, Honeoye.



From Ontario Repository and Messenger 13 August 1873
 
The Geneva Gazette of last Friday says: "Thomas Murphy was found lying dead in the field of Norton Vandyne, in the town of Seneca, yesterday, August 7th, at about noon. A coroner's inquest and post mortem examination was made by Coroner Covert and a jury. No marks of violence were found upon the body, and the verdict of the jury was that he died from heart disease, and in a natural manner. Twenty-one dollars in money was found in his clothing, which is now in the hands of Coroner Covert, who will make disposition of it as the law directs. Deceased was on the working force of the Geneva & Southwestern Railway; he leaves a wife and children residing in Massachusetts."



From Geneva Daily Times 13 November 1903

The remains of Thomas Murphy, who died in Las Vegas, New Mexico, November 6, arrived here yesterday and were taken to the late home of the deceased, No. 60 Castle street. Mr. Murphy, who has lived in this city for thirty-five years, went west for throat trouble five weeks ago. He first went to Colorado and from that state he went to New Mexico, where his death occurred. He is survived by a widow, three sisters, one brother, three sons, John, Dennis and Thomas of this city, and one sister, Julia, also of this city. The funeral will take place at 10 o'clock tomorrow morning from St. Francis de Sales church. Burial will follow in St. Patrick's cemetery.



From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 13 October 1927

Canandaigua, N. Y., Oct. 12 - Thomas E. Murphy,
60, retired restaurant man, died today of heart failure in his son's tire shop while preparing to leave for Elmira to attend the funeral of Thomas Mack, his brother-in-law. He had been feeling poorly for the last three weeks. Born in Ireland, Mr. Murphy came to this country with his parents when 2 years old. He had lived in this city for fifty-eight years. Before prohibition he was extensively engaged in the liquor business, although he never himself used liquor or tobacco in any form. He leaves his wife and two sons, Clifford E. of Canandaigua and Howard T. Murphy of Rochester. Funeral from St. Mary' Church at 9 o'clock Friday morning. Burial in Calvary cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 27 December 1909

William Murphy
died Friday morning at 1:30 o'clock at the home of his daughter, Mrs. James Ryan, of Pulteney street. He is survived by two sons, Cornelius Murphy and Thomas Murphy of Chicago and four daughters, Mrs. James Ryan, Mrs. Dixon, Mrs. Moran and Miss Anna Murphy. The funeral took place this morning at 10 o'clock from St. Stephen's church. Burial in St. Patrick's Cemetery.



From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 27 May 1915

Geneva, May 26 - William H. Murphy,
aged 87 years, died this morning in his home, No. 272 North street. Mr. Murphy was an old resident of this city, having lived here upwards of sixty years. He leaves three sons, William, Thomas and John Murphy; two daughters, Mrs. James McCusker and Miss Anna Murphy, all of this city. The funeral will be held Friday morning at 9:30 o'clock from the home and at 10 o'clock from St. Francis de Sales Church. Burial will be in St. Patrick's cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 18 April 1879

The death of this gentleman, which occurred early last Tuesday morning, at his residence on Main street in this village, was very sudden, and was surprising to most of our citizens, who had early in the week previous seen him on active duty in his accustomed place at the post office, and they felt that a good man was gone, whose place in the busy activities of human life and in the social circle it would be difficult to fill.  Albert Guthrie Murray was born of Scotch parents at Pompey, Onondaga county, in the year 1810. He came to Canandaigua in 1829, when he was nineteen years old, and has since resided here, with the exception of an interval of a few years, when he was in the Comptroller's office at Albany. While a young man he engaged in the mercantile business as a partner of Ebenezer Hale, and was afterwards a partner of Theodore Hart. The latter firm was dissolved in 1854, and Mr. Murray continued the business about two years, and then disposed of it to Isaac W. Mitchell. Mr. Murray was an original Republican, and an earnest one, who could give fully and decidedly the reasons for his faith. He was first appointed postmaster by Abraham Lincoln, and held the position for four successive terms of four years each, and then became the deputy of his successor, Mr. Chamberlain. In every business relation, Mr. Murray's integrity and thorough honesty were relied upon implicitly. Although a very positive man, he was also a most congenial companion to those who knew him intimately. While nobody was ever in doubt as to his opinions, there was in his nature the most kindly feeling for his fellows, manifesting itself in cordial suavity. He had also a vein of refined native wit, and a keen appreciation of the humorous. This community will long miss his fine, intelligent face and the alert soul which shone in his eyes and found ready expression from his lips; and to his family and immediate friends his loss is irreparable. One son, William, is at San Francisco, where he is now convalescing from a severe attack of typhoid fever. The youngest one, Frederick, arrived home from the East just in time for a brief interview with the dying father and to utter that final farewell which must be spoken once to all mortals.



From Ontario County Journal 10 December 1897

East Bloomfield, N. Y. -  Mrs. Annie M. Murray,
wife of William Murray, died at her home on Tuesday morning, at the age of 35 years. Besides her husband, she leaves four small children, three brothers and four sisters. The funeral services will be held from St. Bridget's church on Friday forenoon at 10 o'clock, the Rev. Father Garvey officiating.



From Shortsville Enterprise 20 April 1933

Edward Murray,
68, died at his home in State street, Manchester, at 1 a.m. Tuesday after a long illness. He was born at Hornell on December 3, 1864, and was married to Miss Jane Murphy in 1890, coming to Manchester to make his home in 1891. Mrs. Murray died about eleven years ago. Mr. Murray was employed by the Lehigh Valley Railroad as an engineer and had completed 50 years of railroad work. He is survived by two sons, Edward, Jr., and Francis of Manchester; four daughters,Mrs. Ellis Langford and Mrs. Leon Vienna of Manchester and Mrs. Raymond O'Brien and Miss Julia Murray of Rochester; one sister, Mrs. Margaret Driscoll of Hornell; and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be held this morning at 9 o'clock from St. Dominic's Church, Shortsville, the Rev. John E. Napier officiating. Burial in St. Rose cemetery.



From Ontario County Times 16 February 1876

We have to this week record the death of Colonel Henry R. Murray, of this village. Colonel Murray was born at Canandaigua, on the 20th day of April, 1842, and received his early education at Canandaigua Academy. Before the war he was for a time employed as a clerk in one of the state departments at Albany, but in 1862, when the call for three hundred thousand more volunteers for the army was made, he responded to the call and assisted in recruiting Company "G," 148th N. Y. Inft., and was commissioned Second Lieutenant, September 4th, 1862. He served with distinction first with his regiment, then in the "Signal Corps," and afterward and until the close of the war upon the staff of General Getty. On the 14th of December, 1864, he was promoted Captain, and for gallantry in the field on the 2nd day of April, 1865, he was brevetted Major and Lieutenant-Colonel of United States Volunteers, and the war being ended he was discharged from the service with his regiment, June 22nd, 1865.  As an officer he was pleasant and genial while off duty, enlivening the society he was in with wit and humor that never gave offence; he was ever active and efficient in the discharge of his duty, gallant in the field and brave in battle.

Since the war he has spent a portion of the time upon the Pacific Coast and in the service of the Pacific Mail Steamship Company running between San Francisco and Japan and China. He contracted a disease while in the army, incident to camp life, which became chronic and unfitted him for active pursuits; it gradually undermined his constitution, till at length nature yielded, and he bowed in perfect resignation to Him who doeth all things well, and passed quietly and hopefully to his rest. The circles of social relations in this community which have been broken by the death of Colonel Murray, will miss a bright link in the chain which has hitherto bound them together so pleasantly. The parents and brothers who still mourn the loss of him who fell on the battle field before Atlanta, in 1864, have now the deep sympathy of their friends in this last bereavement.

From "Neighbor's Home Mail: the Ex-soldiers' Reunion and National Camp-fire." Edited by J. W. Neighbor (Lieutenant). Phelps, N.Y., 1876.

Neighbor's Home Mail, March 1876.

Col. Henry R. Murray died at Canandaigua, Feb. 18, aged 33 years. The colonel was a genial, gentlemanly comrade and highly esteemed by his friends. He went into the service as Lieutenant under Capt. Griswold in the 148th, and has many comrades and friends to mourn his loss. [page 41]

Thanks to Martha Magill for this contribution.



From Geneva Daily Times 26 November 1897

Last night at 12 o'clock occurred the death of James Murray, at his home on Herbert street. Mr. Murray had been sick for a long time. The deceased leaves a wife and ten children. The funeral will take place at 9 o'clock Monday morning from St. Francis de Sales church. The interment will be in St. Patrick's cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 15 January 1892

Mrs. Jane M. Murray,
widow of the late Dr. Alexander Murray, died on Monday at her home on Howell street. Mrs. Murray was the daughter of Thomas Lawrence of Geneva, and was born in New York in 1806. In 1846 she was married to Henry Howe, who was then principal of the Canandaigua Academy. Mr. Howe died in 1865, and in 1872 Mrs. Howe married Dr. Alexander Murray, who died about three years ago. Mrs. Murray is survived by her only child, H. Lawrence Howe.



From Victor Herald 17 August 1895

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - John Murray, our station agent, died last Saturday, at the age of 28 years. His death was a shock to all who heard of it, as he was a healthy, rugged young man and sick only a few days. The funeral was held at St. Bridget's church last Monday and was largely attended, people being here from all adjoining towns. His remains were taken to Canandaigua for burial, accompanied by a very large number of his friends. He was highly esteemed by all; he was a charter member of Branch 170 C. M. B. A.



From Ontario County Chronicle 23 July 1902

John Murray
died on Tuesday evening at the home of his daughter, Mrs. George Lapham, of West Gibson street, aged 87 years. He was for many years a prominent farmer of the town of Victor, where his remains were buried on Thursday, the Rev. J. T. McDonough, of Canandaigua, officiating. Survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Lapham and Sarah Murray, of this place and Mrs. Mary Riley of Rochester, and one son, James Murray of Mertensia.



From Ontario County Journal 30 March 1900

The death of John Murray occurred at his home on Wood street in this village at 6:30 o'clock Tuesday morning, from a complication of diseases, aged nearly 74 years. Mr. Murray was born in Ireland and came to this country and to Canandaigua when a young man. Most of the 50 years of his residence here, until impaired by the infirmities of age, he was an employee of the Northern Central railroad, being a railroad blacksmith by trade. He was a quiet, unassuming man, and did not seek to extend his acquaintances, but those who knew him, knew him as an honest and upright citizen, performing his simple duties faithfully and well. Besides his wife, there survive two daughters and three sons, Misses Mary F. Murray, Elizabeth J. Murray, and John H., Thomas P. and William D. Murray. Funeral services will be held at 9 o'clock this morning at St. Mary's church.



From Ontario County Journal 24 September 1909

Mrs. Margaret Murray,
widow of John Murray, died at her home on Wood street on Tuesday evening, following an illness of three months, aged 75 years. Mrs. Murray had been a resident of Canandaigua for half a century, and was highly respected. She is survived by three sons, John H., Thomas P. and William D., and two daughters, Misses Mary F. and Elizabeth J. Murray, of this village. One sister, Mrs. Patrick Gleason, and one brother, Police Justice John J. Dwyer of this village also survive. Funeral services will be held from St. Mary's church this morning and solemn high mass will be celebrated. Revs. James T. Dougherty and John E. Masseth, assisted by Revs. John N. Conway and Daniel P. Quigley, both of Elmira, and both former Canandaigua boys, will officiate. Burial will be in Calvary cemetery.



Geneva Gazette 24 June 1898

Death of Mrs. Martin Murray - Mrs. Martin Murray
died at her residence, West Avenue, on the 18th inst. and her funeral took place Monday from St. Francis de Sales Church, attended by a large concourse of mourning relatives and friends. She was 54 years old, and for the last 34 years had resided in Geneva.  Her disease was cancer of the stomach.  A large number of floral offerings attended her casket and the room in which her body reposed until burial.  The bearers were Messrs. John Brennan, Michael Toole, John Joyce, Richard Toole, William Groden and Thomas Toole.  Her husband and five adult children survive her - the latter are John, Martin Jr., and James, Mary and Katherine.



From Geneva Daily Times, 17 April 1944

Mrs. Nellie Murray, wife of Martin J. Murray, died at her home, 30 West avenue, early yesterday morning following a long illness. Besides her husband, she leaves one son, Leon E. Dibble, of this city; three daughters, Mrs. Victor Dadson of Rochester, Mrs. Gladys Stowell and Mrs. Harry Jorgensen of Union Springs; seven grandchildren; one brother, William Hilsiger of Elmira; two sisters, Mrs. Richard Gill Galeton, Pa., and Mrs. Bert Smith of Mills, Pa. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the Bennett funeral Home, 207 Genesee street. Rev. Harry L. Williams, pastor of the First Methodist Church, will officiate, and interment will be in Brookside Cemetery.



From Naples Record 24 April 1935

Mrs. Nellie Murray
died on Saturday, April 20, at her home in Bristol. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Marian Pestle and Mrs. Billings Case, both of Bristol; a son, Floyd Murray of East Bloomfield; thirteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Monday from the Universalist Church in Bristol.



From Ontario County Journal 8 March 1901

Cheshire, N. Y. - Robert Murray,
whose health has been failing for some time, died on Thursday morning at the home of his son. He was born in Ireland in May, 1822. He came to this country with his parents when about 12 years old and lived in Richmond until he was 21. He then purchased a farm near this village, where he lived until about two years ago. He leaves three daughters, Mrs. Clair Baker, Mrs. Charles Chase, of this village, and Mrs. Lyman Johnson of Buffalo; and one son, John, of this place. The funeral was held on Saturday, Rev. J. Q. Adams of Canandaigua, officiating.



From Victor Herald 15 March 1901

Mrs. Sarah Murray
died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George Lapham, in Canandaigua, last Wednesday, March 6, at the age of 84 years. Mrs. Murray was the wife of John Murray, and formerly resided in Mertensia. The remains were brought to this village last Saturday and interred in the Catholic cemetery.



From Ontario County Chronicle 25 June 1902

Mrs. Sarah Warren Murray,
widow of the late Robert E. Murray, of Cleveland, Ohio, died in that city on June 21, aged 76 years. The deceased was born in Canandaigua, and was graduated from the Ontario Female Seminary. She left Canandaigua 48 years ago. Her remains were brought to Canandaigua and the funeral took place from home of James Warren yesterday. The interment was in the old cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 3 July 1908

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - 
The death of Thomas Murray occurred on Tuesday evening, after a long illness. He was 77 years of age. A native of Ireland, he came to this country 62 years ago. He had been a resident of this town for 33 years and for 16 years was section foreman of the Batavia branch. His wife and six children survive: Misses Nellie and Sadie Murray, and Frank, Edward and Frederick, of this place, and Joseph, of Fishers. One sister, Mrs. Cornelius Gleason also survives. The funeral will be held from St. Bridget's church this morning at 10 o'clock. Solemn High Mass will be celebrated by Rev. P. A. Neville and Fathers Donnelly and Keenan.



From Ontario County Journal 30 January 1914

The death of Thomas Murray, of the town of Canadice, occurred on Jan. 27. He was a veteran of the Civil war, having enlisted in 148th Reg., Co. K, N. Y. V. He was 79 years and 8 months old and leaves an aged widow, who most tenderly cared for him in the past two years. He leaves also six children, Robert, who lives at home, Mrs. Dennis Reardon of Honeoye, Edward, William, Frank and Mrs. John Savage of Bristol. The funeral was held yesterday afternoon. Mr. Murray held town offices since 1884 until within the past two years, having been obliged to resign on account of feeble health. He was always a prominent factor in the councils of the Republican party, in both town and county. He was a member of Eagle lodge, No. 619, F. and A. M., for nearly 40 years.



From Ontario County Journal 30 October 1896

East Bloomfield, N. Y. -  William Murray,
aged 84 years, died at his home on Tuesday morning. The funeral services were held at St. Bridget's church on Thursday at 10 a.m. Rev. Father Garvey officiated.



From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 18 October 1930

Canandaigua, N. Y., Oct. 17 -
From the home of his daughter, Mrs. L. D. McPherson, Canandaigua, Sunday at 2 o'clock will be held the funeral of William Murray, formerly of Bristol, who died last night. Besides the daughter, he leaves two sisters and three brothers, Mrs. Dennis Reardon of Honeoye, Mrs. Frank Christoph of Holcomb, Robert of Canadice, Edward of Bristol and Frank of Canandaigua.



From Ontario County Journal 6 June 1884

East Bloomfield, N. Y. -
The death of Chas. P. Murrell occurred on Friday, May 30th, at 7 A. M. He was a member of Co. H., 8th N. Y. Cavalry, which left Rochester in 1863, and served three years with it until discharged. His funeral took place on Sunday last and was attended by members of the G. A. R. from West Bloomfield, Honeoye Falls and Canandaigua. He was a member of Emblem Lodge, No. 221, A. O. U. W., and was buried with the honors of the Order. Delegations of the A. O. U. W., from Victor, Lima, Miller's Corners and Honeoye Falls were present in the procession which numbered one hundred and sixty men. The services were held in the M. E. church, Rev. Wm. Armstrong officiating. At the grave, the burial services were read by P. M. W. Wm. A. Freyer and P. A. Spitz; the funeral ode was sung by the glee club of Victor, all being members of the order. Taken all together, it was a demonstration of respect, sympathy and honor seldom witnessed in our village.



From Ontario County Journal 27 March 1903

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - 
The death of Elmer Murrell occurred at his home on Michigan street on Friday, after an illness of many weeks. The deceased was 50 years of age. He is survived by his wife; his aged father, George Murrell; two sons, Charles and Frank Murrell, of this place; three brothers, Michael Murrell, who resides here, and Charles Murrell of Rochester; and three sisters, Mrs. James Saxby and Mrs. William Eddy, of this town, and Mrs. Frank Norton of Chicago. The funeral was held from the Congregational church on Tuesday afternoon. The services were conducted by Rev. William D. Robinson The Maccabees, of which order the deceased was a member, attended the funeral in a body and conducted the services at the grave.



From Victor Herald 26 April 1907

East Bloomfield, N. Y. -  George Murrell,
one of the oldest residents of this place, died at Willard State Hospital Friday morning, aged eighty-five years. His remains were brought to the home of his daughter, Mrs. James Saxby, on Saturday. Funeral services were held at the Congregational church Sunday at 3 p.m., with interment in the village cemetery. The deceased was born in Sussex county, England, and came to this country with his parents when seven years of age, settling with them in this town where his entire life with the exception of one or two years spent in the town of Bristol. He was one of the pioneers in the hops industry and was considered a good authority in his day upon anything pertaining to the growing, curing and marketing of the crop. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. James Saxby and Mrs. William Eddy, of this place; and four sons: Frank of Oregon, William and Charles of Rochester, and Michael H. of this place; one brother, Nelson of Spencerport; and two sisters, Mrs. Fanny Mason of Michigan and Mrs. Sarah Kinney of Illinois.



From Ontario County Chronicle 5 December 1900

East Bloomfield, N. Y. -
The funeral of the late Harry W. Murrell, of this town, was held at the Congregational Church, Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Murrell died at Bristol Sunday afternoon, Nov. 24, where he was taken ill the week before. The services on Wednesday were held under the auspices of the Masonic lodge, of which the deceased was a member. Mystic tent, K. O. T. M., of which Mr. Murrell was a member, attended the services. The deceased was 30 years of age, and is survived by his father, five brothers and three sisters.



From Ontario County Journal 27 March 1896

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - Mrs. Olive Murrell,
wife of George Murrell, died at her home on Friday evening of heart failure, aged 67 years. Funeral services were held Monday.



From Victor Herald 3 August 1895

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - Stephen H. Murrell, aged 34 years, died last Friday at noon. Funeral was held at the Congregational church Sunday afternoon. The Rev. L. M. Stimpson officiated.



From Victor Herald 23 March 1895

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - Chauncey Murrill
died Thursday afternoon, aged 36 years. He leaves a wife and one child, father, mother, seven brothers and three sisters.



From Geneva Gazette 15 March 1901

John Murrin,
one of Geneva's oldest and most highly respected adopted citizens, died at the family residence, 624 South Exchange street, Friday night, aged 77 years.  Mr. Murrin was among the oldest of navigators of Seneca Lake, having at one time acted as fireman on the "Ben Loder" which blew up at the docks at Watkins in the early fifties.  He afterwards acted as engineer on the P. H. Fields, which was later overhauled and renamed the Onondaga.  After his retirement from Seneca lake he followed the occupation of mill engineer and was engaged with the Coursey steam flour mill up to a few years ago when he was obliged to retire on account of age.  Mr. Murrin was one of the oldest and most highly esteemed members of St. Francis deSales church and was a member of the Holy Name society connected with the same church; under the auspices of which he was buried.  The surviving members of the family are two sons, William and Robert Murrin, also two sisters, Mrs. Frank Hagan and Miss Ann Murrin, all of this city.



From Geneva Gazette 1 January 1897

Mrs. John Murrin
died quite suddenly Wednesday afternoon last at her residence on South Exchange street. Her age was about 69 years. She was a native of Ireland but had resided in this country nearly or quite half a century. The sorrowing family surviving are her husband and two sons - Robert and William. She was a devout Catholic, and her neighbors speak of her as very kind, sympathetic and helpful whenever they were in trouble or distress. Surely the memory of such will be ever blessed. We extend to the mourning ones most heartfelt condolence. The funeral will take place tomorrow at 9:30 o'clock from St. Francis de Sales Church.



From Geneva Daily Times 2 April 1896

Miss Rose Musalino,
aged 27 years, died Thursday at the Willard State Hospital. The remains were brought to this city yesterday afternoon and taken to the undertaking rooms of Devaney & Fletcher. This afternoon at 2:20 o'clock they were taken to Canandaigua and the funeral will take place Monday morning.



From Geneva Daily Times 26 February 1904

After suffering for three months with rheumatism, Mrs. Mary Muskett died at 5:40 o'clock this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Davis, No. 29 Lafayette avenue, aged seventy-five. The deceased was born in Brixton, England, and came to this country and city thirty-three years ago. She was a regular attendant at St. Peter's church. Besides her daughter, she is survived by five sons, William, Henry and James of England, John of Pittsburg and George of Clifton Springs. She is also survived by twenty-seven grandchildren. The funeral will take place at 11 o'clock Monday morning from the home of her daughter, Rev. J. B. Hubbs, D. D., officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood cemetery.



From Phelps Citizen 26 January 1928

Thaddeus F. Musselman,
well-known farmer and esteemed resident of the eastern section of the town of Phelps, died at his home a mile east of Five Points on Friday morning, January 20th, at the age of 71 years. Death was caused by pneumonia. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Musselman, and was born in Phelps town, where his life was spent. He is survived by his wife and three daughters, Mrs. Ralph Barton of Junius, Mrs. Willis Day of Seneca Falls, and Miss Jane L. Musselman residing at home; a grandson, Thaddeus Barton, and a brother, George E. Musselman of Lyons. Funeral services were held at the home on Monday afternoon, the Rev. Charles J. Wood of the Phelps Presbyterian church officiating. Interment was made in Rest Haven cemetery, Phelps.



From Ontario County Journal 14 January 1916

After weeks of despondency following a nervous breakdown, Henry C. Mutschler, aged 42 years, committed suicide by hanging from a beam in the barn loft at his residence on Sly street during Monday afternoon. Deceased was born in Canandaigua, a son of Louis and Mrs. Emmalina Mutschler, and had always lived here. Following the death of his father, Mr. Mutschler succeeded him as proprietor of a meat business, from which he was obliged to retire five years ago owing to ill health. Rest and outside occupations restored him until several weeks ago, when excessive worries rapidly impaired his mentality and he suffered greatly from insomnia and pains in the head. Mrs. Mutschler was first to discover his ace, having gone in search of him after missing him from the home. Quickly getting assistance from her mother, Mrs. Albert E. Fletcher, the rope was cut, but life was extinct. Dr. Harry C. Buell was called to the scene and Coroner Alfred W. Armstrong granted a certificate of death by suicide while insane.

When in good health, Mr. Mutschler was jovial and pleasant and his death caused profound sorrow in the vicinity where he was so well-known. Poor investments are said to have started his mental trouble. There survive his wife, Mrs. Mabel Fletcher Mutschler; a daughter, Emmalina, all of Canandaigua; two sisters, Mrs. William G. Berlinger of Philadelphia, Pa., and Mrs. Leonard A. Parkhurst of Montana; and two brothers, Dr. Louis A. Mutschler of Philadelphia, Pa., and Awald Mutschler of Canandaigua. The funeral services were held at the residence yesterday afternoon, Rev. Herbert L. Gaylord officiating. Interment was in Woodlawn cemetery. The bearers were James A. McCauley, Hon. Robert F. Thompson, Edwin Perego, Dr. C. M. Bancroft, John Kershaw, Jr. and William Tracey, Jr.



From Canandaigua Chronicle 15 March 1905

At his home on Bristol street at 4:25 o'clock Thursday morning, occurred the death of Louis Mutschler, one of Canandaigua's most prominent business men. His death was due to chronic bronchitis, from which he had been a sufferer for several years. Mr. Mutschler was born in Altessheim, Germany, 59 years ago and came to this country when seven years old with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Mutschler. His early manhood was spent in Batavia, Buffalo and Attica, at the latter place he resided for seven years moving thence to this village in 1866 where he opened a meat market and engaged in stock raising and farming. Mr. Mutschler was notably thrifty and industrious and was not long in coming into prominence as one of Canandaigua's leading business men. In 1867 he was married to Miss Emmalena Asbeck of Cambridge, Ohio, who survives him together with five children, Dr. Louis H. Mutschler of Philadelphia, Mrs.. L. A. Parkhurst, Henry C. Mutschler, Miss Emmalina L. Mutschler and Awald A. Mutschler, all of Canandaigua. He is also survived by three sisters, Mrs. Mary Kaufman of Canandaigua; Mrs. Susan Winters of Batavia and Mrs. Eva Shafer of Buffalo. The funeral was largely attended from  his late home in Bristol street on Saturday afternoon. Service was conducted by Rev. Charles J. Clausen of St. John's church. The floral tributes were numerous and beautiful.

Mr. Mutschler's death will be felt as a distinct loss to the community, particularly among the business men as his was a forceful, strong individualism, making its impress on surroundings; he was a man of fine taste and much musical talent and accomplishment, though his active outdoor business gave little opportunity for its full enjoyment. His home life was ideal and when a friend crossed his threshold he entered an atmosphere of enjoyment and hospitality unbounded. He never denied his native land the admiration and fealty of a son and at the same time he was intensely American, loyal and true to her interests and proud of the country of his adoption and ever willing and generous in his service of good citizenship. He was honest in his business and perfectly honorable, a true friend, a tender husband and a kind father. We are conscious that it might seem inappropriate for us to indulge in praise, yet the above brief partial summary seems but fitting and proper recognition of a manly, useful and earnest life. 



From Geneva Daily Times 22 April 1913

The death of Mrs. Frank Myers occurred this morning at 2 o'clock, at her home, 17 Union street, age 25 years. Mrs. Myers has been ill for several months. She is survived by her husband, one child, Dorothy Myers; her mother, Mrs. S. E. Burr; one sister, Miss May Burr, all of Geneva; two brothers, William Burr of Interlaken and Fred Burr of Trumansburg. A short funeral service will be held from her late home Thursday morning at 10:30, Rev. D. H. Craver officiating. The remains will then be taken to Trumansburg where a service will be held in the cemetery chapel, Rev. E. B. Van Arsdale officiating. Interment will be made in the Trumansburg Cemetery in the family plot.



From Geneva Daily Times 30 November 1920

Orleans, Nov. 29 - The death of Mrs. Frank R. Myers occurred yesterday at the Clifton Springs Sanitarium where she has been for the past two months after a long period of ill health. Jessie A. Graham was the daughter of Alexander and Rebecca Graham and was born May 29. 1861, at Clachan, Ontario, Ontario, Canada. Since her marriage she has been a resident of this village and a faithful member of the local Baptist church. She is survived by her husband, Frank R. Myers; three daughters Mrs. Leigh N. Weyneth, Miss Alice R. Myers and Mrs. Sidney I. Wheat; two sons, Lynn G. of Rochester, W. Dewey of Buffalo; three granddaughters; and four grandsons; also by two sisters, Miss Reba J. Graham of Detroit, Mich., Mrs. R. H. Munro of Grand Blanc, Mich.; and five brothers, Duncan Graham of Cass City, Mich., Alexander of Otterville, Canada, John A. of Walla Walla, Washington, Archibald C. of Detroit, Mich., and Hugh R. Graham of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.  The funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home of her daughter, Mrs. Sidney I. Wheat and will be conducted by Rev. Clarence E. Brown of Clifton Springs. Burial will be in the Orleans cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 1 July 1904

The funeral of Martha Myers, was held this afternoon at 2 o'clock at her home in Lafayette avenue. Her six grandsons acted as pall bearers. The deceased was ninety-four years and four months of age. She is survived by three daughters and one son, Mrs. Lavesa Graves of Geneva, Mrs. Cynthia Lathrop of Guide Rock, Neb., Mrs. Emily Marquet of Grashett county, Mich., and Lester Myers, of Savonia.



From Ontario County Journal 20 November 1914

Victor, N. Y. - 
The death of Mrs. Mary Myres, 63 years old, occurred on Saturday. She was the widow of John Myres, colored people, who had long resided at Victor. Mrs. Myres was born at Geneva, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Wakefield. She leaves three daughters, Mrs. Harriet Martin and Mrs. Louise Day, of Rochester, and Miss Abbie Myres of Syracuse; two sons, Alvah and John of Victor. Mrs. Myres was injured a few years ago when alighting from a trolley car near her home and since that time had been in failing health. She possessed a kind disposition, and was well-known and respected in this village, where she had lived for so many years. She was a member of the Methodist church. The funeral was held on Tuesday, Rev. Loren Stiles officiating.



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