"Sca" to "Scz" Obituaries
From Geneva Daily Times 8 February 1944
Frank Scalise died this morning at the family home, 22 Lafayette
avenue, following a short illness. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Carmela
Uraetti Scalise; one daughter, Mrs. Francis R. Christiano of Geneva;
three sons, Anthony J. and Francis R. of Geneva and Joseph J. of
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; two brothers, Guy and Rosario
of Pittsburgh, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Scalise came to
this country from Italy fifty years ago, and has resided in Geneva for
the past 31 years. For several years he was employed as night-watchman
at the Seneca Foundry.
From Geneva Daily Times 16 May 1907
Canandaigua, N. Y. - Oliver Scandling, aged 60 years,
a farmer residing about four miles from here on the Geneva-Canandaigua
state road, was found hanging to a tree in his orchard, dead, shortly
after after 6 o'clock last night by Peter Johnson of Buffalo, a state
contractor, who boarded at Scandling's. Life was extinct and as
left his house early in the afternoon, he must have been dead a couple
of hours when found. Scandling was a Civil War veteran and had been
From Ontario County Journal 18 October 1912
Naples, N. Y. - Within the last week death has visited this section four times, claiming his victims. Oct. 10, John Schafer, one
of the first Germans to settle on Rhine street, was taken. Schafer came
from his birth country, Bavaria, and soon after reaching Naples married
a German girl, Anna Fried. They built a good home on his vineyard lot.
He had worked up to 4 o'clock gathering in his large crop of grapes. He
died suddenly at 6 o'clock. He is survived by his wife; and five
children, all adults. William, John, Jacob and Miss Katherine, lived at
home. One daughter, now Mrs. Justin Gilkert, lives near. Deceased and
family were adherents of the Catholic church, and the burial service
was held there Monday.
From Ontario County Journal 31 July 1914
The death of Mrs. Frances Schaurers occurred at Memorial
Hospital on Saturday. Deceased was born in Germany 71 years ago and had
lived in Canandaigua for many years. She was twice married. She leaves
her husband, Peter Schaurers; three daughters and one son: Mrs. Edward
Wicks of Canandaigua, Mrs. Mary Hogan and Miss Rose Ackerman of
Rochester, and Fred Ackerman of Colorado; also a sister, Mrs. Frisch of
Rochester; and a brother in the west. The funeral services were held at
St. Mary's church on Tuesday morning. Interment was in Calvary cemetery.
From Geneva Daily Times 3 May 1929
The ashes of Geo. C. Schell, who died in California on April
23rd, were received in Geneva this morning and were interred in the
family plot in Glenwood Cemetery at 2 o'clock this afternoon, the
committal services being in charge of the local lodge of Elks. A
funeral services was held in Hollywood where Mr. Schell died, after
which the body was cremated. William D. Schell of New York City and
George H. Schell of Cleveland, sons of the deceased, were present at
the interment this afternoon.
From Ontario County Journal 25 August 1899
Phelps, N. Y. - Robert Schellenger, a prominent resident of this
village and a veteran of the war, died of heart trouble on Thursday
afternoon, after quite a lingering illness, aged 74 years. A wife, one
son, Edward, and a daughter, Mrs. William Vincent, survive. The funeral
services were held from the residence and largely attended on Sunday
afternoon. Rev. Mr. Waugh officiated. The James B. Murray post, G. A.
R., attended in a body. Interment was made in the Phelps cemetery.
From Ontario County Journal 29 March 1912
The death of James Schemerhorn, of Phelps, occurred at the
Canandaigua hospital on Monday, where he had been confined a week with
tuberculosis, aged 65 years. Besides his wife, he is survived by three
From Geneva Gazette 9 December 1886
Wm. Schemerhorn of Seneca died very suddenly yesterday morning at
his residence near Hall's Corners, supposed of heart disease. He
about 80 years old; was last spring elected tax collector and was about
his bonds preliminary to entering upon the discharge of his official
He complained of illness during the preceding night, and in the morning
to call a physician, but before medical arrived he was taken worse and
From Geneva Daily Times 26 March 1908
Mrs. Mildred J. Schenk, aged 23 years, died this morning at the
City Hospital. She has been seriously ill for about seven weeks.
Yesterday she was taken to the hospital for an operation. The remains
were taken to the home of her father, J. T. Hunt, of 175 Genesee
street. She is survived
by her husband, G. C. Schenk, one son, her father, J. T. Hunt; three
brothers, Orville, Clarence E. and Charles W. Hunt. The funeral will
take place Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the residence. Burial
From Ontario Republican Times 1 May 1856
Died, at Buffalo, N. Y., on the 22d April, Maria
Barkley, wife of Isaac M. Schermerhorn, Esq., formerly
of Canandaigua, aged 35 years, 7 months and 2 days. The remains
of the deceased, together with those of three of her children, which
had been buried elsewhere, were last Friday brought to this place for
interment, by the bereaved husband and father, accompanied by numerous
relatives and friends. The melancholy cortege was met here at the Rail
Road Depot by a large concourse of sympathizing acquaintances, and
to the cemetery, where the bodies were, with appropriate exercises,
to their final resting place.
From Ontario County Journal 7 February 1890
Naples, N. Y. - We have had thus far but one death as the
result of the prevailing epidemic. On Thursday last Mrs. Fordesica
Schesler died unexpectedly of pneumonia. The deceased was one of
most prominent and beloved of our German women. Left a widow in 1872
two small children and a heavy debt on a growing vineyard, she had
what many a man would have failed to do, paying for the place, building
a house and rearing her children and taking place in the front ranks of
our successful and honored families. Her maiden name was Huber. There
are four brothers living, one, John Huber is among our most successful
vineyardists. Her funeral was the largest held here in a long time, the
Presbyterian church being crowded by those who appeared to be sincere
for the loss of this good woman, and to sympathize with the two
now left alone.
From Geneva Daily Times 20 October 1943
Anthony Schiera, aged 59, of 37 Wadsworth Street, died last evening
at the Geneva General Hospital following a short illness. Surviving are
his wife, Mrs. Catherine Graziano Schiera; three daughters, Mrs.
Anthony Priano and the Misses Margaret and Genevieve, all of Geneva;
two sons, Frank, of the U. S. Navy in Tunisia, and Anthony, Jr., of
Newark; one brother, Frank of Geneva; three grandchildren, John,
Anthony and Marie Priano, of Geneva. The funeral will be held Friday
morning at 8:30 o'clock at the home and 9 o'clock at St. Francis de
Sales Church. Interment will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery.
From Newark Union 19 January 1907
Mrs. Barbara Schillinger died at her home near Port Gibson Tuesday
morning, aged 75 years. She had been ill with bronchitis for about a
week. The only survivors are a son and daughter, George Schillinger and
Mrs. S. W. Phillips, both of Port Gibson. The deceased was born in
Germany, coming to this country when quite young. For the past eleven
years she had lived near Port Gibson where she had many friends. The
funeral was held Thursday.
From Geneva Daily Times 29 November 1901
Henry Schindler died at the family residence, 176 Genesee street,
at 12 o'clock last night, aged 61 years. Mr. Schindler had been
ill nearly six years.
The cause of death was diabetes. Mr. Schindler's illness
resulted from gangrene, which set in after cutting of a corn. The
deceased was born in Clyde. He removed to New York city on
attaining young manhood, where he was
engaged in the mens' furnishings trade in Broadway for 26
years. Besides his wife, the deceased is survived by one
stepson, James C. Beebe, of New York. The funeral will
take place from the home tomorrow afternoon, at an hour not yet decided
upon. Rev. W. W. Weller will officiate. The remains will be
taken to New York for interment.
From Geneva Daily Times 2 May 1927
Shortsville, N. Y. - Funeral services for Mrs. David Schlect, aged
44 years, of this village, who died at the Sanitarium in Clifton
Springs on Wednesday night of injuries received on Monday night, were
held from the Baptist church in Manchester Saturday afternoon at 2
o'clock, Rev. L. L. Swarthout officiating. The burial was in Pioneer
Cemetery. Mrs. Schlect was a daughter of the late William and Sarah May
Wheatley and was born in the town of Manchester in 1883. She leaves her
husband; two daughters; and two sons, Mrs. Dibble of Canandaigua, Miss
Thelma Schlect, Elmer and Clifford Schlecht, all of Shortsville; four
sisters, Mrs. Hariet Wolcott of Manchester, Mrs. William Larner and
Mrs. John Schlect of Manchester Center, and Mrs. Mame Dalman of
Shortsville; one brother, Albert Wheatley of Shortsville; and one
half-brother, Richard Wheatley of Hopewell.
From Ontario County Journal 28 June 1878
The death of Mrs. Charles Schlick, which took place at her
residence on Bristol street, in this village, on Monday evening, after
an illness of ten days, is a sad event to her husband, who has so long
been, and still is, a favorite conductor on the Northern Central
Railway, and is also deeply felt by the many friends which she had won
in our place. Two little boys are left to mourn the loss of a loving
mother. Mrs. Schlick was 29 years of age. The
funeral took place from the residence yesterday, Rev. Dr. Curtis
conducting the services.
From Shortsville Enterprise 14 February 1913
We read with regret of the death of Major Peter Schlick of
Canandaigua, father of Henry R. Schlick, a former Shortsville business
man and resident, but now living at Rochester, which occurred at his
home on Sunday evening. He had been suffering from pneumonia which
followed a stroke of paralysis. His age was 80 years. He conducted a
bookbindery at the "Hub" for many years and was well-known among our
residents. His birthplace was Germany. Mr. Schlick served throughout
the Civil War and was noted for his bravery. He commanded the troops
which pursued Wilkes Booth, the assassin of President Lincoln, and
figured prominently in the military detail at that executive's funeral.
His wife, four sons and four daughters survive him.
From Geneva Daily Times 17 December 1908
Mrs. Ann Maria Schneck, widow of the late Abram Schneck, died at
the home of her daughter, Mrs. L. S. Bentley, 278 Castle street, at 3
o'clock this morning. Three daughters and one son survive: Mrs. L. S.
Bentley of Geneva; Mrs. John Jolly of Waterloo; Mrs. C. D. Bachman of
Brooklyn; and James Schneck of Canaseraga.
From Geneva Gazette 15 October 1897
Lewis Schneppe, of Rushville, who was injured in a runaway
accident two weeks
ago, died on Tuesday from blood poisoning and lock jaw, caused by the
serious injuries received. He leaves a wife and five children in
From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 10 September 1926
Geneva, N. Y., Sept. 9 - Mrs. Pauline E. Stark Schnirel, widow of
R. J. Schnirel, died today at the home of her son, Karl W. Schnirel,
No. 6 Delancy drive. Mrs. Schnirel was born in Prussia, Germany March
14, 1850. She came to this country September 19, 1898. She leaves two
daughters, Mrs. Mrs. William G. Vogt and Mrs. J. C. Pries of Geneva;
three sons, Karl W. Schnirel of Geneva, Paul F. Schnirel of Bethlehem,
Pa., and Alfred H. Schnirel of Buffalo. Funeral from the Karl Schnirel
home Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Burial in Glenwood Cemetery.
From Ontario County Journal 10 January 1919
The death of Mrs. Lillian Florence Schoen, aged 48 years,
occurred at her home on Main street south on Friday. She leaves her
husband, four daughters and one son, Mrs. Bessie Figenscher, Mrs. Irwin
Wicks and Mrs. Edward Moore, of Canandaigua; Mrs. Florence Aikens of
Rochester; H. Cotter Schoen, of Camp Mills; three sisters and two
brothers, Mrs. Fred Mimms of Rochester; Mrs. H. L. Schott of Elmira;
Mrs. A. J. Dunbar of St. Louis; Charles H. Joslin of Washington, D. C.;
and Philip Joslin of Buffalo. The funeral services were held at St.
Mary's church on Tuesday.
From Geneva Gazette 17 December 1880
Mrs. Geo. A. Schoonmaker of Hopewell died of pneumonia last
Saturday, and at the time of her death her husband was so low with the
same disease that it was not thought advisable to inform him of her
Skinner was in attendance we are informed.
From Geneva Daily Times 8 January 1945
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - James A. Schoonmaker died Saturday
afternoon at his home at 14 LaDue ave. He has been a resident of the
village for many years. Surviving are two sons, Sherman, of Urbana,
Ill., and Howard of Los Angeles; two nieces and one nephew. The funeral
services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the home.
The Rev. P. S. Komp will officiate. Burial will be in Clifton Springs
From Ontario County Journal 4 March 1898
Phelps, N. Y. - Mrs. Sarah A. Schoonover, wife of Daniel
Schoonover of this village, died at her home on Clifton street last
Friday, shortly after noon, of heart trouble, aged 77 years. The
deceased was sick only two days. She was the wife of the late John
Reynolds before she married Mr. Schoonover. She leaves two sons, Eugene
and William Reynolds, and one daughter, Mrs. H. C. Woolf of Lyons. The
funeral services were held from the residence on Monday afternoon at 2
o'clock, Rev. S. F. Beardslee officiating. Interment was made in the
From Shortsville Enterprise 15 November 1912
The death of Mrs. Frank Schrader, a most highly respected
resident of Farmington, occurred at her home on the Rushmore farm in
the northwestern part of that township on Friday afternoon of last week
at 1:30 o'clock, aged 22 years. Mrs. Schrader had been in apparently
good health for some time. After dinner Mr. Schrader left the house to
pick up some apples in a nearby orchard. After filling two crates, he
returned to the house for the purpose of consulting his wife over a
matter and was horrified to find her lying upon her bed dying. He tried
to get help but before anyone could be summoned, she had breathed her
last. Coroner D. A. Eiseline of Grove street was called and he decided
that death was occasioned by a clot of blood interfering with the
action of the heart. Mrs. Schrader had not even complained of feeling
ill and had worked about her home as usual all of the morning.
The deceased was born in this village on July 3, 1890, and was a
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Robbins, now residents of Palmyra. She
was educated at the Shortsville High school, and had made her home here
until four years ago, when she married Mr. Schrader and went to
Farmington to live on a farm. The survivors are her husband, one son,
Harold, of Farmington; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Robbins; one
brother, Everett Robbins; and two sisters, Mrs. Cora Johnson and Miss
Irene Robbins, all residents of Palmyra. The funeral obsequies were
held from her late home on Monday afternoon at two o'clock and the
burial followed at Palmyra.
From Ontario County Journal 2 October 1914
Farmington, N. Y. - Mrs. Mary Barmaster Schrader died last
week Thursday, after only a few days illness, death resulting from a
paralytic stroke. Only six days previous to her death, she attended the
funeral of her husband, Henry Schrader, who had died on Sept. 15. Mrs.
Schrader was born in Germany on April 20, 1839, and with her husband
came to this country in 1870 and had since then lived in this locality.
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. John (can't read) and Mrs.
Joseph Barmaster of Penfield; two sons, Lewis of Macedon and Charles of
this town, and 11 grandchildren; also one sister Mrs. Elmer
Eggert of Macedon. It is thought the shock of her husband's death
hastened her death.
From Geneva Daily Times 1 June 1942
Arthur F. Schroeder, 58, died Saturday at the Harris farm on the
Slosson Road. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Bruzee Schroeder;
one daughter, Mrs. Kenneth VanDerveer, Geneva; two brothers, William H.
and John O. Schroeder; and a sister, Mrs. Elmer Smalzried, all of East
Orange, N. J.; several grandchildren and several nieces and nephews,
including Lester L. Buckholz of Lyons. Mr. Schroeder was a member of
the First Evangelical Church, a charter member of the Meat Cutters
Local, and for over 35 years a member of Folger Hook & Ladder
Company. The funeral will be held at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon
from the Corwin Funeral Home, with the Rev. C. A. Rieder of the First
Evangelical Church officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.
From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 15 August 1933
Canandaigua, N. Y., Aug. 14 - Fred N. Schramm, 43, of this city,
died today at the Leon G. Warters cottage on the east lake shore
following a brief illness. Surviving are his widow; four children,
Betty, Elaine, John and Otto Schramm; his father, Bartley Schramm of
Galeton, Pa.; three sisters, Mrs. Victor Johnson of Galeton, Mrs. Fred
Swan of Carter Camp, Pa., and Mrs. H. W. Van Etta; and two brothers,
Bartley Schramm of Richwood, W. Va; and Frank Schramm of Childwold. The
funeral will be from the Warters home in Antis street, this city,
Thursday at 2 p.m. with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.
From Ontario County Journal 26
Victor, N. Y. - Suicide at Brownsville - Jacob Schroth, a German,
was evidently a sane man last Sunday evening, but his family, hearing
the report of a
gun upstairs, and going to learn the cause, found him with his head
blown in pieces and a gun by his side. He had been accustomed to drink,
but of late had not been able to take liquor. Two or three years ago
he attempted to kill his wife, but was prevented by the neighbors.
He assisted Mr. McLusky in the field the day before his death, and
there seemed no occasion for such a violent deed. He leaves a wife and
From Shortsville Enterprise 27 August 1914
Farmington, N. Y. - Mrs. Margaret Schroth, who had been ill with
dropsy and heart trouble, died at the Memorial hospital on Tuesday,
Aug. 4. She had been taken there only two weeks previous, but had spent
some time before at the Canandaigua hospital. Mrs. Margaret Webber
Schroth was born in Rochester, where her girlhood days were spent on
June 2, 1854. In 1877 she married Jacob Schroth, who died in 1910. She
is survived by one sister, Mrs. William Morris, and brother, George
Webber, both of Rochester. On Wednesday the remains were taken to the
home of her brother-in-law, Charles Schroth, where she had resided
before going to the hospital. She leaves a large circle of friends, who
sympathized with her during her long illness. The funeral was held at
Brownsville, Rev. W. H. White, pastor of South Perinton church,
officiating. Burial was made in South Perinton cemetery.
From Victor Herald 26 September 1902
Mrs. Mary Schroth died on Wednesday night, at her home in
Brownsville, aged 72 years. Deceased had been ill for some time.
Dropsy of the heart was immediate cause of death. Mrs. Schroth was born
in Wittenberg, Germany, and has lived in the neighborhood where she
died thirty-two years. Her husband died in 1881. Four sons and two
daughters survive. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2
o'clock, from the M. E. Church at South Perinton. Rev. John Cline will
have charge of the services. Interment will be made at South Perinton.
From Ontario County Chronicle 1 October 1902
Victor, N. Y. - Mrs. Mary Schroth died at her home, about three
miles southeast of Victor village, Wednesday evening, aged 72 years.
She had been in failing health for a long time and her death was not
unexpected. She is survived by four sons and two daughters: John
Schroth of Michigan, Fred Schroth, Charles Schroth, Jacob Schroth of
Victor, Mrs. Jacob Dillman of Rochester, and Mrs. Louise Rowell of
From Geneva Daily Times 4 January 1915
Henry Schultz, aged 56 years, died yesterday afternoon at 3
o'clock at the Geneva City Hospital. He is survived by one sister, Mrs.
Mary Lovelace, of Hawley, Pa. The body was taken to the undertaking
rooms of Yells Brothers, where funeral services will be held tomorrow
afternoon, at 2 o'clock, Rev. Henry Steimke of the Lutheran German
church, officiating. Interment will be made in Glenwood Cemetery.
From Geneva Daily Times 23 September 1919
Rudolph R. Schulz, aged 74 years, died suddenly yesterday
afternoon at his home, 35 Hoffman avenue. Mr. Schulz went to work at
the U. S. Radiator Corporation as usual yesterday morning. During his
work, he was seized with a stroke of paralysis and became unconscious.
He was taken to his home, but never regained consciousness and died
during the afternoon. Mr. Schulz has been employed in the stock room of
the Radiator Corporation for 22 years. The survivors are two daughters,
Mrs. Carl Schnirel and Miss Naomi Schulz, at home, and three
grandchildren. The funeral will be held on Thursday at the residence at
2:30 o'clock. Rev. Theodore Stelmke of the Zion Evangelical church will
officiate. Burial in Washington Street Cemetery.
From Geneva Daily Times 12 November 1928
William H. Schulze, aged 56, of 4 North Genesee street, died at the
home of his brother, F. H. Schulze at Wyalusing, Pa., last evening of
pneumonia. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, Mrs. Frank S.
Johnson and Mrs. Clarence Switzer; one son, Ralph; and five
grandchildren of Geneva; three brothers and four sisters. The funeral
will be held Wednesday afternoon at Wyalusing, Pa. Interment at New
From Geneva Daily Times 22 May 1909
Elmer Clarence Schumann died yesterday morning about 10:30 o'clock
of heart disease, from which he had been suffering for several years.
The deceased was 63 years old and leaves his widow, one daughter, of
Corning, and a son of Rochester; also a sister and brother in this city
and a brother in Rochester. For many years Mr. Schumann followed the
occupation of sign and ornamental painter, having learned his trade
with O. H. Etheridge in Rochester, and was considered an excellent
workman. The funeral will take place at 5 o'clock tomorrow afternoon
from the home of g. W. Schumann, No. 51 Elmwood avenue. Rev. E. E.
Merring, assistant pastor of the Methodist church will officiate and
interment will be made Washington Street Cemetery.
From Ontario County Times 1 April 1891
Port Gibson, N. Y. - On the afternoon of the same day (Sunday), Mrs. Harriet Schutt died
at the home of her son, Alonzo P. Schutt, in the ninetieth year of her
age. She was the last survivor of the oldest settlers in the vicinity,
having come here in 1806 with her father, who settled on the farm now
owned by Edwin C. Stacy. She leaves four children, three of whom reside
in this place, and one in Olean. The funeral was held Wednesday at the
From Geneva Daily Times 22 August 1905
Julia A. Schutt, widow of the late Martin Schutt, died last
evening at 9 o'clock at the home of her son, Charles Schutt, of No. 389
Exchange street. The deceased was seventy years of age. She was born in
this city and has lived here practically all of her life. She was an
attendant at the First Universalist church. Her son is the only
survivor. Burial Washington Street Cemetery.
From Geneva Daily Times 27 November 1926
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - Mrs. Permelia Schutt, 86 years old, died
late yesterday at her home on Wells street, following a long illness.
Surviving relatives are several nephews and nieces. Services will be
held from her late home on Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, Rev. Harry
Stubbs of the M. E. church officiating. Burial in Port Gibson cemetery.
From Geneva Daily Times 1 April 1902
E. Schwab of Seneca Castle, died at St. Mary's hospital,
Rochester, at 6 o'clock last night. The deceased is survived by
three sons, Guy McPherson of Seneca
Castle; and William and Frederick Schwab of Seneca Falls; by two
daughters, Harriet and Anna of Auburn, and by one
brother, William McPherson of Seneca. The remains will
be brought here this afternoon by Undertaker Kennedy and taken to the
home at Seneca Castle. The funeral will take place
from the house at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. Rev. A.
B. Temple will officiate. Interment will be in Number Nine
From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 25 January 1938
Rushville, N. Y. - Mrs. Marian Schweickhard, 41, died Sunday
night in a hospital in Canandaigua, She is survived by her husband,
Fred Schweickhard, one daughter, Norman, and one sister, Mrs. Walter
Woodard, West Bloomfield. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. tomorrow
in Rushville Congregational church.
From Ontario County Journal 25 April 1902
Naples, N. Y. - Conrad Schwingle, aged 84 years, died at his
home on Tuesday afternoon. He was a native of Germany and came to this
country when a young man. He had resided in Naples over 30 years. He is
survived by his wife and five children. There was a short service at
the house yesterday morning, after which the remains were taken to
Cohocton, where the funeral was held from the German Lutheran church at
1 p.m. Interment was made at Cohocton.
From Geneva Daily Times 9 August 1905
Mrs. Susan Scofield, twenty-nine years
of age, wife of George Scofield, who resides four miles east
of the city, died early this morning at her home. Besides her husband,
the deceased is survived by her father and mother and infant son. The
funeral will take place Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the house,
Rev. N. B. Remick, D. D., officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood
From Geneva Gazette 18 March 1869
Death of Andrew Scoon - This name of our friend and brother in
Christ brings up before us an erect and dignified form, with a
countenance ever genial and beaming with a love and good will to his
fellowmen; an upright man -- very quiet and yet thoughtful, and true to
convictions of duty. He was a kind neighbor and
a good citizen. He had been a follower of Christ
for fifty years, and was most exemplary in all his conduct; was always
in his place on the sabbath, and his home was a home of prayer. Almost
his last act was that of family worship, and his Bible was by his side
when he was called home.
Mr. Scoon was born in Scotland Dec 13th, 1808, and removed to Geneva in
May, 1840. For 30
years he has been gathering friends around him, seldom losing except by
death. Last Friday evening, March 11th, he was suddenly called to
his eternal rest. Knowing
that his heart was diseased, he had been expecting the
summons, and yet up to the moment of death he had appeared in his usual
health. He leaves his dear companion of more than 40 years in
feeble health. The funeral services were held at the Reformed
Church, of which he was a member, on Monday afternoon; and very seldom
has a larger audience assembled on such an occasion in Geneva.
From the sympathy thus expressed there is no occasion to commend the
widow and the son to the love of those who knew the husband and father
but to love him. They will ever have a place in our thoughts and
From Geneva Advertiser 22 October 1901
Mrs. Arabella Scoon, widow of William Scoon, died at her home, No.
96 William street, at five o'clock last Friday morning, Oct. 18, aged
76 years. She and Mr. Scoon were long-time residents of the town
of Geneva, owning a handsome, large farm on the old stage road
to Flint Creek and Canandaigua, remaining on the farm until
he died some years ago. She is survived by one son and three
daughters, Chas. K. Scoon, Mrs. Thomas Densmore, Mrs. D. H. Patty, and
one unmarried daughter, Miss Belle, who resided with her mother.
We have known the family well for more
than forty years, when they drove into town every Sunday morning
to attend service is the good old Scotch Church, and of that
congregation there are very few survivors - we can really name but
the city now, the Misses Johnston and Mrs. E. B. Richardson, and Geo.
O. Rippey and wife of Halls. Their old pastor, Rev. J. L.
Robertson, happened to be in the city on the day of Mrs. Scoon's death.
From Geneva Gazette 15 September 1893
Death of Wm. Scoon - We record with supreme sorrow the death of
another esteemed friend and patron. Wm. Scoon passed away
Saturday night last, at his farm residence in
Seneca after long suffering, in the 71st year of
his age. The deceased was a native of this town, oldest son of
the late John Scoon, and born on the farm now owned and occupied by
Mrs. Snell. His whole life was that of an exemplary Christian,
void of offense
toward God and man, doing his whole duty cheerfully as a good citizen,
a kind neighbor and every helpful friend. The deceased from early
manhood was a member and regular attendant
of the Associate Reformed Church, delighting in its simple service of
prayer and praise. When as a denomination it became merged with
the Presbyterians he transferred his allegiance to the latter and was
regular and devout in worship at the First Church.
Mr. Scoon's illness originated from a severe attack of the grippe, and
although he partially recovered from it direful effects, he was never
restored to good health. Consumption of the lungs finally ensued,
and from that moment he was marked for early dissolution. An only
son is the Rev. Chas. K. Scoon, an ordained minister of the
Presbyterian Church. An only and younger brother, James Scoon,
died within the present year.
Geneva Gazette 1 July 1898
Death of Mrs. B. W. Scott - Mrs. B. W. Scott died at 8 P. M.
Thursday after a long and painful illness. Mrs. Scott was the
wife of B. W. Scott, the well known bookseller and stationery dealer,
who is a veteran of the civil war. Several children are left to
mourn her demise - three sons and
four daughters. The hour of her death was also that
of her wedding anniversary. Mrs. Scott's maiden name
was Page, and she was married June 30, 1858. Mrs. Orrin D. Allen
of No. 25 Elmwood avenue is a sister of the deceased. Mrs. Scott
was a member of Trinity Church. The funeral will take place
tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon at 4 o'clock, from Trinity Church.
Interment at Glenwood.
From Geneva Advertiser 2 June 1903
Byron W. Scott, the bookstore man and grand army veteran, died at
his home on Washington street last Saturday afternoon, Decoration Day,
at 2:30 o'clock. The procession of grand army men was just passing his
home on the way to the cemetery to decorate the graves of their dead
comrades. Mr. Scott had been confined to his home for
two weeks with illness, and he stepped out on the porch to see
his comrades pass by. He was seated in a chair and returned their
salute. Suddenly his head was seen to drop back, and his two daughters
springing to his assistance very soon saw that he was dead. He was aged
77 years. He was a member of the 126th regiment and served honorably
during the war, but the hardships left him an invalid. The death of a
daughter a few months ago was a great strain upon his waning strength.
He is survived by four daughters and two sons, two daughters being
at home. He was a good citizen, an upright man.
From Geneva Daily Times 5 September 1908
Mrs. Charles Scott of Furgerson Corners died last night at her
home at the age of 58 years. The funeral will take place at 10 o'clock
Monday morning from the house. Burial will be in Voak's Cemetery.
From Geneva Daily Times 10 May 1907
Phelps, N. Y. - The death of Mrs. Christina Scott
occurred yesterday, as the result of a fall she received two weeks
ago when her left hip was fractured. Mrs. Scott was 75 years of age,
and was born in the town of Phelps, and had always lived here. She
two daughters, Miss Amelia J. Scott and Mrs. Charles A. Wright, and
one son, William W. Scott; also a sister, Mrs. A. B. Crittenden.
From Geneva Gazette 21 October 1881
Mrs. David Scott of Hall's Corners, whose death we announce today,
was a wife, mother and neighbor most highly respected and beloved. She
died of cancer, which had caused her intense suffering for many years.
To her therefore death was but sweet release from physical pain.
From Geneva Daily Times 18 February 1918
The death of Mrs. Elizabeth Scott, wife of Albert M. Scott,
of 193 Main Street, occurred this morning at 4 o'clock after a long
illness, although Mrs. Scott was confined to her bed but about ten
days. She was born in Seneca county in 1854. If she had lived until
next Saturday, she and Mr. Scott would have been married 47 years. She
was most of her life a consistent member of the Methodist church.
Besides her husband, she leaves one daughter, Edith J. Scott of this
city, and one sister, Mrs. Asher Lyon of Michigan. The funeral will be
held Wednesday morning at 11 o'clock at the residence and interment
will be made in Glenwood cemetery.
From Ontario County Chronicle 28 May 1902
Phelps, N. Y. - Mrs. Francis Scott, wife of Jacob Scott, aged 54
died Thursday afternoon after a long illness with dropsy. Besides her
she leaves on sister, residing in Waterloo.
From Geneva Advertiser 17 December 1901
Our old friends, Mr. and Mrs. Winfield Scott of the town
of Geneva, mourn the death of their son, Frank, which occurred
in the Beahan hospital of Canandaigua on the 5th December of
typhoid fever, after an illness of three weeks. He was aged 27
years. He was one of a family of six brothers and one sister, all
brought up in honesty and sobriety, and reflected credit on their
parents, and their old grandfather, Genio Scott. The remains were
brought to Halls Corners for interment.
From Geneva Gazette 17 September 1880
Mrs. Gad Scott died at her residence on Main street last Sunday of
cancer, which had afflicted her for a long time. She was about 64 years
of age and a life-long member of the M. E. Church.
From Ontario County Journal 14 April 1911
Allen's Hill, N. Y. - Friends were saddened when news was received here of the death of Mrs. Lena West Scott, wife
of Walter Scott, of Wheelers. Mrs. Scott was born at the Hill and
always lived here until grown up. She was the eldest daughter and last
surviving member of the family of the late Dr. and Mrs. Elizabeth West.
Mrs. Scott was 42 years old. Cancer was the cause of death. Mrs. Scott
had a happy, cheerful disposition. To her life meant giving and she
gave unstintedly of her cheer and courage, an inspiring gift to those
about her. Deceased is survived by her husband, one daughter and two
sons, Raymond and Arthur.
From Geneva Daily Times 23 April 1917
Lewis William Scott, aged 45, died at his home, 24 Dorchester
avenue, this city, Saturday night at 9:30. He is survived by his wife
and one daughter, Miss Ethel Scott, of this city; and two brothers,
Finley and Fred Scott of Huron. The funeral services will be held
Tuesday afternoon at the house. The burial will be at Glenwood
cemetery. Rev. Ralph Cushman will officiate.
From Ontario County Journal 5 January 1912
Death came as a welcome release on Friday to Mrs. Nancy A. Scott, wife
of Lyman L. Scott, at her home on Chapin street, after an illness of
two years during which robbed her of all her faculties. Mrs. Scott was
a lovable woman, and memory of her kindly nature will linger in the
minds of those privileged with her friendship. Deceased was born April
19, 1838, at Cuba, Allegany county, and had been a resident of
Canandaigua since 1892. Her husband, one son, Royal R. Scott, Esq., and
one brother, S. Richard Lown of Cuba, survives. Mrs. Scott was a member
of the Women's Relief Corps and of the Universalist church. Rev. E. P.
Wood officiated at the funeral services held at the home on Sunday
afternoon, and the remains were taken to the old home in Cuba on New
Years day for interment.
From Ontario County Journal 10 October 1913
Stanley, N. Y. - The death of Thomas Scott occurred at his
home in Gorham on Saturday after an illness of several months. Deceased
was a successful blacksmith at Hall for many years. Several years ago
he decided to change his occupation and moved to Bluff Point and
engaged in farming. Not being as successful in farming as he had
anticipated, he sold out and a few years ago moved to Gorham, where he
continued blacksmithing until failing health forced him to give up his
work to his son, Edward. Mr. Scott was a good citizen, a man loved and
respected by all who knew him. Although not a member of any church, he
attended when able, with his family, the Gorham Baptist church. Funeral
services were held from the home on Tuesday. Rev. A. G. Lawton of the
Baptist church and Rev. McColl, pastor of the Presbyterian church,
officiated. There survives a widow, three daughters, two living at
Bluff Point and Miss Minnie who lives at home; two sons, Edward of Penn
Yan, and John of Gorham. Burial was at Little church cemetery.
From Geneva Daily Times 24 July 1906
Thomas H. Scott, aged 47 years, died yesterday morning at 10:00
o'clock at his home on St. Clair street near the city limits. He is
survived by his wife and one nephew. The funeral was held this
afternoon at 4:00 o'clock. The Rev. C. E. Jewell officiated. The
remains will be taken tonight on the 10:00 o'clock train to Chaney,
Md., for burial.
From Geneva Daily Times 18 March 1907
Winfield Scott, seventy-three years of age, died yesterday
morning at his home five miles southeast of the city on the Pre-emption
road. He has resided in this vicinity for the past seventy years. His
survivors are a widow, five sons, Genre C. of Washington, James R. of
Washington, D. C., Walter and Samuel W. of Geneva, and
John C. of Canandaigua; one daughter, Mrs. Fred C. Barnes of Geneva.
The funeral will take place at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon from his
house, Rev. W. C. Crane of the Bellona Presbyterian Church officiating.
Burial will be in Brookside cemetery.
From Ontario County Journal 30 September 1898
Phelps, N. Y. - Elisha C. Scoville, a prominent citizen and aged
resident of this town, was instantly killed on the Lehigh Valley
railroad shortly before noon on Monday. The deceased, who was
eighty-eight years of age, lived but a short distance north of the
railroad and was in the habit almost daily walking for exercise along
the road, and on the fatal Monday had been picking wild flowers along
the road, as he had a bunch of golden rod in his hand when he was
killed. It is thought that he was walking on the track at the time and
stepped off to avoid a coming train and got in the way of a freight
train on the other track. The deceased was struck and thrown to one
side of the track, down a short embankment, near James Lester's land.
His body was badly bruised and many of the bones broken, although his
face was not disfigured. A coroner's inquest was held on Tuesday
afternoon at 3 o'clock, which resulted in a verdict of accidental
death, caused by being struck by a train passing on the Lehigh Valley
railroad. The deceased is survived by a son and two daughters, Mrs.
William H. Green of Philadelphia, and Mrs. Bowdish of New York. The
funeral services were held from the residence at 11 o'clock on
Wednesday morning, and interment was made in the Phelps cemetery.
From Phelps Citizen 4 May 1911
Henry Scoville, a former resident of this town, died suddenly last
Saturday noon while at dinner table. He appeared to be in his usual
health a short time previous to his death. Deceased was 82 years old
and had been a resident of this town for a number of years until he
moved to his present home near Clifton Springs. He is survived by his
wife and two daughters. The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon and the
remains taken to Palmyra for interment.
From Victor Herald 16 Mar 1895
Lucian Scramling, a former resident of Victor, died at his home in
Rochester last Saturday. Mr Scramling was the son of Amos Scramling
and was born in this town 62 years ago. When a young lad he developed
a great taste for music and became very proficient in that art; he
dealt in musical instruments for a number of years and devoted a great
deal of time to tuning and repairing them.
Upon the death of his father he took up the management of the
Scramling farm just east of Plaster Mill, latterly with his son, Fred,
and W. H. Clark he built and operated the Steam Flouring Mill at N. Y.
Central Station. Some 10 years ago, he met with serious financial
reverses and after selling his property in this town he removed to
Rochester and has since devoted his time and attention to the musical
instrument business . . . . . He was a member of Milnor Lodge F &
A. M. The funeral services were held from his late home in Rochester
Wednesday afternoon and brought here and laid beside those of his
father and mother. His widow and one son survive him. Burial Victor
Many thanks to Cheri Branca for this donation.
From Ontario County Journal 31 August 1900
Victor, N. Y. - Edward Scribner, a well-known farmer residing about
three miles north of this village, visited friends in Conquest, the
early part of last week, and on Tuesday was taken suddenly ill. In
spite of all efforts to relieve him he rapidly grew worse, and on
Thursday he died. The remains were brought to Victor on Friday
afternoon and on Saturday afternoon the interment took place at the
South Perinton cemetery. On Sunday afternoon the funeral services were
held from his late residence, Rev. Frank M. Cole, pastor of the
Methodist church, officiating. Mr. Scribner was a member of the
Methodist church for many years, and was highly respected by his fellow
townsmen. He leaves a wife, two sons, John A. Scribner of Farmington,
Albert E. Scribner of Victor; and one daughter, Miss Jennie Scribner of
From Geneva Daily Times 23 March 1908
Phelps, N. Y. - The death of Joseph Dayton P. Scribner, occurred
his home on East Main street. He had been in failing health
for the past three months. Mr. Scribner had reached the advanced age of
years, his last birthday being observed on February 13th of the present
Mr. Scribner was born and received his early training in New York City.
When the Civil War broke out he enlisted as a volunteer and served the
years of that conflict. On receiving his discharge, he settled in
Wayne county, where he took up the occupation of farming. Sixteen years
Mr. Scribner retired from active work and moved to Phelps. Through his
genial and quiet disposition he commanded the respect of a host of
Mr. Scribner was a member of the General J. B. Murray Post, G. A. R.
near survivors are his widow and one son, Conklin Scribner of Buffalo;
a sister, Mrs. Martha Newton, who resides at Boston. The funeral
services will be held tomorrow, Rev. C. E. Gregory of the Presbyterian
From Geneva Daily Times 11 September 1908
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - Yesterday morning shortly before noon at
the family home on Withum street, occurred the death of one of the
oldest residents of this village and vicinity, Joseph Scullen. Mr.
been in failing health for several months,
and his death though not unexpected, was a great shock to the community.
From Geneva Daily Times 1 June 1909
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - Saturday at the home of Mrs. Joseph D.
Gowing, occurred the death of Mrs. Louise M. Scullen, in a
very sad manner. After the death of Mr. Scullen several months ago,
Mrs. Scullen closed the family residence which is located about one
mile north of this village, and came to this village to reside, where
she occupied some rooms on Spring street a part of the time, and a part
of the time made her home with her niece, Mrs. Gowing. This morning she
was missed from the Gowing home and upon a search being made for her,
she was found in the attic, where she had gone and had drank the
contents of a two-ounce bottle of carbolic acid. A physician was
immediately summoned, but upon his arrival Mrs. Scullen was found dead.
Since the death of her husband, Mrs. Scullen had become despondent, and
it is now known that her mind was unbalanced or she never would have
committed this rash deed. The deceased was 71 years of age and had
spent a large portion of her life in or near this village and had a
wide circle of friends.
From Phelps Citizen 19 January 1899
Tuesday morning at nine o'clock occurred the death of Philip Scullins, aged
87 years. Death was due to pneumonia. He leaves one son, Joseph, with
whom he made his home for some time. The funeral was held at the home
Wednesday afternoon at two o'clock. The interment being in the Gypsum
cemetery. Joseph Scullins, the son of the deceased, is dangerously ill
with grip and pneumonia.
From Canandaigua Chronicle 22 August 1906
John Scully died at his home in East Phoenix street Wednesday
afternoon at the age of 78 years. Mr. Scully has lived in this village
for a number of years. He is survived by his wife and one son, Martin
Scully. The funeral services were held from St. Mary's church Friday
morning with interment in Calvary cemetery.
From Ontario County Journal 28 May 1909
On Saturday night occurred the death of Mrs. Philip Scully, after
illness of more than three yrs. Mrs. Scully was born in
Ireland 66 years ago, coming to this country with her parents when
about six years of age, and lived in the town of Richmond for a number
of years. Deceased leaves, besides her husband, Philip Scully, two
brothers, Humphrey Leary, of Detroit, Mich., and ex- Supervisor Patrick
Leary of Ionia, and three sisters, Mrs. Appleton of Hinsdale, Mich.;
Mrs. O'Neil of Victor, and Mrs. McNamara of this village. Her funeral
was held from St. Joseph's church on Wednesday morning and was largely
attended, her pastor, Rev. Simon FitzSimmons officiating. Interment was
in the Lima cemetery.
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