"Ste" through Sti" Obituaries

From Ontario Messenger 22 February 1860

KILLED BY THE CARS - Mr. Joseph Stead,
an old resident of Chapinville was killed last Wednesday afternoon, on the railroad track about half a mile east of this village. He was going homeward, and walking on the track of the Canandaigua and Elmira railroad, which for some distance runs side by side with the track of the Central road. A train came along on the former road, and he stepped off on the Central track to let it pass. The engine was blowing off steam at the moment, and he was so enveloped in the vapor to such an extent, that he could neither see himself nor be seen by others. Unfortunately, a freight train on the Central road came along, while he was thus concealed, and he was struck and killed instantly.

From Geneva Daily Times 15 March 1902

William H. Stead
died at the family residence, 398 Main street, this forenoon, aged 72 years.  The deceased had been ill since last fall.  The cause of death was Bright's disease.  Mr. Stead was born in York, England.  He came to Geneva 16 years ago.  He was a regular attendant at St. Peter's church.  He is survived by three sons, Earnest Stead, of Syracuse; William H. Stead, Jr., of Binghamton, and Harold Stead of this city.  The funeral will take place from the house at 10:30 o'clock Monday afternoon.  Rev. Dr. J. B. Hubbs will officiate.  Interment will be in Glenwood cemetery.

From Geneva Daily Times 7 February 1918

Edward Steadman
of the Castle Road died at his home yesterday afternoon at 5 o'clock. Besides his wife, he leaves five sons and four daughters, Martin, John and Michael, of Geneva, Edward and Thomas of California; Mrs. J. Reilly, Mrs. William Davie and Miss Anna Steadman of Geneva, and Mrs. F. Reed of Canandaigua; one brother in Ireland, John Steadman. Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 9 o'clock at the house and at 9:45 at St. Stephen's Church. Burial will be in St. Patrick's cemetery.

From Ontario County Journal 22 September 1899

Phelps, N. Y. -
A very sudden death occurred in town a little past midnight on Tuesday. Mrs. Mary Steadman, widow of the late Renssalaer Steadman, who lived north of the village, expired at 12:30 of heart trouble. She was in her usual health up to the time of her death and had been visiting the day previous. One daughter, Miss Ida, survives. The funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock.

From Ontario County Journal 19 August 1887

Reed's Corners, N. Y. - Mr. Addison Stearns,
who has been confined to his room from the effect of a paralytic stroke last November, died on Monday last. The funeral services were conducted in the Congregational church on Wednesday following at 2 o'clock p.m.

From Ontario County Journal 26 May 1916

Rushville, N. Y. - 
The death of Mrs. Emma A. Stearns occurred at her home on Monday morning from an attack of apoplexy, suffered a few hours earlier. She was 79 years of age, a daughter of Hiram and Ella White Harkness, descendants of pioneer settlers of this village. Her birthplace was the farm now owned by Heber Roat, as it was the birthplace of her mother before her. When a young woman, she was united in marriage to Elbridge G. Stearns, and a few months later they purchased the farm now owned and occupied by her son-in-law, E. L. Moody. Here they made their home, and after Mr. Stearns death in 1882, his wife continued her home there. A few years ago, she and her only sister, Miss Sarah Harkness, moved to this village, where they resided cozily and happily near their church home. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Alice Moody; one sister, Miss Sarah Harkness; and one brother, Daniel Harkness, all of Rushville. The funeral services were held from the home on Wednesday afternoon, Rev. L. M. Westrate, pastor of the Congregational church, of which she was a member, officiating. Burial was in Rushville cemetery.

From Ontario County Journal 22 September 1893

Rushville, N. Y. - Mrs. Martha Stearns
died on Monday, Sept. 18th, in her 63d year. She had been a great sufferer for a long time. The funeral was held from the residence Wednesday afternoon. Two daughters, Mrs. E. A. Foster and Mrs. Charles Mather, survive her, and a brother, Washington Twitchell of Massachusetts.

From Geneva Gazette 14 October 1881

Ezra Stebbins,
father of Dr. J. H. Stebbins, died in this village last Saturday evening at the residence of the latter. His remains were taken to Waterloo for interment.

From Geneva Gazette 2 July 1880

Mrs. Frances M. Stebbins,
wife of Dr. J. H. Stebbins, whose death last Wednesday is announced in our obituary column, was the youngest daughter of the late Judge Sutherland. While her death relieved her from a long and painful illness, it brought sorrow to an unusually large family connection and a wide circle of friends who deeply sympathize with her bereaved husband in his great affliction. Four sisters -- Mrs. John N. Whiting of Orange, N. J., Mrs. Wm. E. Sill and and the Misses Sutherland of Geneva, and a brother, John L. Sutherland, Esq., of New York, are the immediate surviving relatives of Mrs. Stebbins. The funeral will take place from the residence of Dr. Stebbins on Main st., tomorrow afternoon at four o'clock.

From Ontario County Journal 28 January 1881

Rushville, N. Y. -
Sunday afternoon, Jan. 16, Mr. James Stebbins of this place complained of severe pains in his head; during the night he became unconscious, continuing in that condition until his death, which occurred Thursday morning, Jan. 20, 1881. The disease was apoplexy. His age was 55 years. The funeral services were held in the M. E. church Sunday morning, the 23d, both churches uniting with friend and acquaintances from this place to show the last tokens of respect and regard for the departed. He was born in the town of Potter in 1826, where his boyhood was passed. In 1854 he moved into the town of Middlesex where he spent the greater portion of his manhood, serving his town as supervisor and in many other ways. About seven years ago he removed to Rushville, and at the time of his death was engaged in the hardware business with his son, Henry Stebbins. In business he was a man of sound judgment, active and energetic, and of the strictest honor and integrity, which with the kind and genial qualities of his nature, made him respected and esteemed by all. His loss will be sadly felt by the men of Potter and Middlesex, and most keenly by the wife, with whom he lived for 38 years, his two sons and a daughter. His aged mother survives him, he being the first to fall from her family of ten children. Two brothers reside in Middlesex and seven sisters in different places mourn his loss. Sheriff Bacon of Canandaigua was in town Sunday at the funeral; also Mr. Henry Whitman and wife of Ohio, and many from other places.

From Geneva Daily Times 9 April 1908

Dr. James H. Stebbins,
one of Geneva's oldest physicians, passed away last night at 10 o'clock at the family residence, No. 859 South Main street. Death was rather sudden, as the Doctor had been ill only since Monday, when he was stricken with an attack of heart trouble and obliged to take to his bed, although Monday afternoon he was down town and appeared in his usual good health. Dr. Stebbins was 74 years old and at one time was one of the most prominent physicians of this city and vicinity. He was born in the town of Greece, Monroe county, in 1834. In 1854 he graduated from the American Medical College of Cincinnati, O., after which he came to this city and practiced with the late Dr. A. B. Smith at the Hygienic Institute. After spending about four years in that institution, he began practicing independently and was very successful. In 1865 Dr. Stebbins married Miss Frances M. Sutherland of this city. She died in 1880 and in 1887 he married Miss Euphemia Clark, also of this city. For the past fifteen years he has lived a retired life. Besides his widow, he leaves one son, Dr. F. Lansing Stebbins, of Geneva. The funeral will take place from the house Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock and interment will be made in Glenwood Cemetery.

From Ontario County Chronicle 12 February 1902

John J. Stebbins,
of Hopewell, who has been ill for a long time, died at the home of his step-daughter, Mrs. J. C. Freidell, in Hammondsport, Saturday night. He was born in Herkimer county in 1820, being 82 years of age. He had lived in Canandaigua nearly his whole life except for a few years spent in Penn Yan. He was twice married, his first wife being Catherine DeGraff. Twenty-four years ago he was married to Mrs. L. B. Brown of Canandaigua, who survives him. He had one son by his first wife, Henry S. Stebbins, who formerly lived in Hammondsport, and was manager of the Bath and Hammondsport railroad, and is now located at Philadelphia as general agent of the Erie at that point. The funeral was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Freidell Monday morning, and the remains were brought to Canandaigua for burial, arriving here yesterday. Mr. Stebbins at one time owned the bakery, now the property of Alexander Grieve in this village, and owned and occupied the house now owned by Mrs. James Moore in Gorham street.

From Ontario Repository & Messenger 10 November 1869

Rev. L. D. Stebbins,
died at Clifton Springs on Monday of last week, very suddenly. He had not been feeling very well for several days, and on Monday afternoon, he started to go to his barn, but had proceeded no further than the kitchen door, when his wife heard him call, and on hastening to the spot, was horrified to see blood flowing copiously from his mouth. He was carried into the sitting room, and died in a few minutes. His age was fifty-two years.

From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 14 February 1918

Geneva, N. Y., Feb. 13
- The death of Mrs. Edward Stedman, wife of the late Edward Stedman, who died February 6th, occurred last night at Willard. The body was brought to Geneva today and taken to the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Davie. She leaves five sons, Martin, John and Michael Stedman, of Geneva; Edward and Thomas Stedman, of California; four daughters, Mrs. J. Rielly, Mrs. William Davie and Miss Anna Stedman of this city, and Mrs. Frederick Reed, of Canandaigua.

From Ontario County Times 23 February 1887

Seneca Castle, N. Y. - 
We wrote early the present week of the death of our worthy citizen, Smith Stedman, but too late, we suppose, for this week's issue. He had been for some weeks under treatment for a dropsy of the chest, and, as that yielded to treatment, the lungs showed decided indications of disease, which continued until nature gave out and death ensued. The day subsequent to his death, his only child, Mrs. Mark Ansley, living with him, gave birth to her first child. Both mother and child are doing well. Thus sorrow and joy join hands and neutralize the excess of either in the minds of that family. The funeral of Mr. Stedman was attended at the Presbyterian church on Monday afternoon. Thus a good man, a kind neighbor, and an uncommonly genial spirit passed away from our midst. The family have the warmest sympathy of all the people.

From Ontario County Times 12 September 1888

Naples, N. Y. - 
A fatal accident occurred last Friday on the hill west of the village. Anthony Steel was chopping up a tree that had blown over; when the trunk was nearly cut through, its weight took it down to the ground and brought the roots over upon the chopper with such force as to kill him almost instantly. One ear was cut off and the side of his head mangled. His funeral took place on Saturday.

From Ontario County Journal 15 May 1903

The death of Mrs. Bridget Steele occurred on Saturday at her home on Saltonstall street. The deceased was 83 years of age. She is survived by two sons, John Steele of Buffalo, and William Steele, of this village; and two daughters, Mrs. Edward McNamara and Miss Elizabeth Steele, also of this village. The funeral was held from St. Mary's church on Monday morning.

From Geneva Daily Times 18 April 1917

Charles Augustus Steele,
who died suddenly on Friday, April 13, at his home on North street, was born August 29, 1830, at Lima, N. Y. He was the son of Hiram and Nancy Mellare Steele. On September 10, 1860, took place his marriage to Gertrude F. Hawkes of Honeoye, N. Y. Mr. and Mrs. Steele celebrated their golden wedding in 1910. Shortly after his marriage, Mr. Steele came to Geneva and had resided here ever since. He first served Geneva as a trustee under the old village charter. He was supervisor of the town first in 1881, and then in 1885, 1886, 1894 and 1895. Among other things, he was largely instrumental in securing the Armory for Geneva and also it subsequent enlargements. In recognition of his service, he was made an honorary member of the 34th Separate Company. In 1916, Mr. Steele was elected to the State Assembly from this district on the Republican ticket, serving one term. He was the last member of the original Vestry of St. Peter's Episcopal  church, having served for nearly fifty years. His service began before the present stone edifice was erected. For many years Mr. Steele was freight agent at the New York Central station. He retired from active work twenty-five years ago. In all this time, he never ceased to have a deep interest in public matters. He was an early advocate of the present park on the lake front.

Mr. Steele is survived by his wife and ten sons and daughters: Miss Jessie M. Steele and Charles Aubrey Steele of Geneva; Mrs. Herbert W. Andrews of Baltimore, Md.; Hiram Milroy Steele, Mrs. John P. Elton, Mrs. Lewis J. Hart of Waterbury, Conn.; Mrs. Frances G. Rattray of Rochester; Mrs. Howard E. Gansworth of Buffalo; Thomas M. Steele of New Haven, Conn.; C. E. I. Steele of Hammondsport; and by twelve grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

From Ontario County Journal 3 April 1885

East Bloomfield, N. Y. -
The funeral of Mr. Chas. E. Steele, whose death occurred on Friday last at 5 p.m., was held at his late residence on Monday at 2 p.m. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. Dr. Rankin, of Geneva. A large number of his friends and acquaintances were present, showing the esteem and respect that they had for him. Among the floral offerings was a beautiful Maltese cross from Monroe Commandery of Rochester, of which society deceased was an honored member. He was also a member of Canandaigua Lodge, F. & A. M., and of the Royal Arch Chapter, and a member of the Board of Education of the Union Free School. During the service all the places of business and the public school were closed.

From Ontario County Times 25 July 1888

East Bloomfield, N. Y. -  Edward Steele,
aged 52 years, died last week Tuesday, and was buried on Thursday  afternoon, having never rallied from a paralytic stroke he had some two weeks before his death. He leaves a wife, sister, three brothers, and numerous other relatives and friends to mourn his untimely death.

From Ontario County Journal 28 December 1894

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - Elisha Steele,
a respected and well-to-do resident of this town, died at his residence about two miles east of the station on Wednesday morning, after an illness of about two or three weeks. The deceased has always been a resident of this town. His wife died almost three years ago, leaving one son, Horatio, and a daughter, Mrs. Sperrey, of Minnesota. The funeral services were held at the house on Friday at 11 o'clock. The Rev. C. C. Johnson, formerly pastor of the Congregational church, conducted the services. The deceased was 82 years of age.

From Ontario County Journal 2 December 1892

East Bloomfield, N. Y. -
Last Sunday afternoon, at the family residence, about a mile from East Bloomfield Station toward Canandaigua, occurred the death of Mrs. Elisha G. Steele. The husband, with one son and one daughter, survive the deceased. Four years ago Mr. and Mrs. Steele celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of their wedding.

From Ontario County Times 2 June 1886

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - 
Last evening, May 30th, another of East Bloomfield's oldest residents, passed away, Mrs. Eliza Steele, aged 88 years, for many years the widow of Mr. Joel Steele. On her marriage, sixty-five years ago, she left her home in Hartford, Conn., and settled here, two miles south of the village, where she lived through her husband's lifetime. For the past twenty-five years she has lived with her daughter, Mrs. Eliza Goodwin, at whose home she died. She has left, besides the daughter, four sons, William, Joseph, Henry and Edward, who all live on or near the old homestead. She was the oldest member of the Congregational church, having brought a letter from the Hartford church, and was always a good, consistent Christian, and was ready when the summons came. Her funeral will be held from the home tomorrow, the 1st of June, at 4 p.m.

From Naples Record 6 September 1916

The death of Mrs. Fannie Steele occurred in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Earl Appleton, in Centerfield, Sunday morning, September 3, 1916, following a long illness. She was 63 years of age, was born and had always lived in Canandaigua and East Bloomfield. Her husband, Henry Steele, died ten years ago. She leaves four daughters, Mrs. Fred Appleton, of Batavia, Mrs. J. Burton of Honeoye Falls; Mrs. Delbert S. Wilbur, of Naples, and Mrs. Earl Appleton of East Bloomfield; two granddaughters, Helen Appleton of Batavia, and Frances Appleton of East Bloomfield, and one sister in Rochester, Mrs. Minnie Lane. The funeral was held from the Appleton home on Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock, with Rev. David Torrance, pastor of the Congregational church in East Bloomfield officiating, and burial was in the East Bloomfield Cemetery.

From Ontario County Journal 16 March 1906

East Bloomfield, N. Y. -  The death of Henry M. Steele occurred at his home east of this village at 5 o'clock on Wednesday morning at the age of 71 years. Mr. Steele suffered a stroke of paralysis two years ago in February, and since that time had been in feeble health. Last Saturday he suffered another stroke and lay unconscious until the end came. Mr. Steele was born in this town 71 years ago on Feb. 7. He was the son of Nathaniel Steele, and a grandson of Joel Steele, who came from Connecticut to East Bloomfield in 1789. The deceased was educated in the East Bloomfield academy and also attended the Rochester university. He took a course in the Gregory's Business college at Detroit, Mich. After spending three years in Michigan, he returned to his native town and assisted on his father's farm, which he afterwards purchased. In 1874 he married Miss Frances E. Howard of Canandaigua, who with four daughters, Mrs. Fred R. Appleton, of Canandaigua,  Miss Clara G. Steele, a teacher in the Honeoye Falls Union school, Mrs. Delbert S. Wilbur of Naples, and Mrs. Earl R. Appleton, of this place, survive. Mr. Steele was a lifelong Republican, and took an active interest in all the affairs of his party. He was a member of the Congregational church. The funeral will be held from the family home this afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. W. D. Robinson officiating. The interment will be in the village cemetery.

From Ontario County Journal 12 September 1913

East Bloomfield, N. Y. -  Henry G. Steele
was born in East Bloomfield on December 23, 1833, and died in the same place on Sept. 5, having lived nearly four score years in the township of his nativity. He was married on March 20, 1861, to Lucretia Hudson. To them were born three children, Abbie, Mrs. Charles Pittenger of Milford, Mich., Grant of Balding, Mich., and Lincoln, who died in infancy. He is also survived by his wife; one brother; several nieces and nephews; four grandchildren and a host of friends. His interest in public affairs was always intense and for many years he had been a trustee of the East Bloomfield Congregational church and of the East Bloomfield cemetery association. The conversion of the old academy building into sort of a public utility had been a thought of his for many years, resulting finally in the effort now being made to organize the Grange Building associates. The funeral services were held at the home on Tuesday afternoon.

From Ontario County Chronicle 17 February 1904

East Bloomfield, N. Y. -
Early Saturday  morning occurred the death of Hiram Steele, the oldest white resident of East Bloomfield. The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon, Rev. Rafter officiating; burial in the village cemetery.

From Ontario County Journal 24 May 1878

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - Died, in this town, last Friday, the 17th inst., Mrs. Hiram Steele, aged 68 years. Mrs. Steele has been known in this town for many years, having passed the most of her life here. She is remembered by those who knew her in years gone by, as an estimable and highly respected lady. Although not having been ourself personally acquainted with her, yet from those who knew her best, we learn of her excellent character, high attainments and noble virtues, and we also know that she had very many warm friends in this community. The deeply bereaved husband and other relatives will have the warmest sympathies of every one, and they also have the blessed consolation of knowing that the cloud which hung over her life during the last few years, has been all removed, and that now she is "clothed and in her right mind," and is enjoying the bliss and happiness of a far brighter and better land than ours.  The funeral services were held at the residence of Mr. Steele on Tuesday last at 3 o'clock p.m., Rev. H. M. Brown officiating.

From Ontario County Journal 23 December 1892

East Bloomfield, N. Y. -
At 2 o'clock Monday morning, Mrs. Homer R. Steele passed away at her home. She had battled for months against the insidious pain and weakness of consumption. Mrs. Steele was born in Dansville, November 22, 1860. Her maiden name was Carrie Bradley. At seventeen she was wedded to Homer R. Steele. Previous to taking up their residence on their farm in East Bloomfield a few years ago, they resided in Shortsville. On coming to East Bloomfield, husband and wife entered upon active church work here. Mrs. Steele had an excellent soprano voice, and for a long time materially aided the choir of the Congregational Church. In addition, she was always a ready worker and a strong help in the organization of the social and musical affairs, which form a large part of proper church work. She had endeared herself to all her acquaintances by her strong but simple Christian character. The funeral was held at the Congregational Church Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock.

From Ontario County Journal 5 July 1895

East Bloomfield, N. Y. -
The funeral of Mrs. Julia Addie Steele, wife of Horatio Steele, who died at her home on Thursday of last week, was held from the house on Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock. She leaves beside her husband, two small children, aged 5 and 7 years. The services were conducted by the Rev. C. C. Johnson, formerly pastor of the Congregational church, assisted by the Rev. M. L. Stimson. The deceased was 39 years of age.

From Webster Herald 16 August 1940

Following an illness of only nine days, Laverne B. Steele, aged 61 years, passed away at his home at East Bloomfleld, on Saturday, August 10th. He leaves his wife, Mable Thompson Steele; and one daughter Mrs. Chester A. Kober of Webster. The funeral was held from his home on Monday afternoon. Rev. Daniel Schauss officiated at the services.

From Victor Herald 2 March 1900

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - The remains of Mrs. Sarah D. Steele, widow of the late Samuel Steele, were interred in the village cemetery on Wednesday afternoon. She died at her old home, the DeBow homestead in Canandaigua, Sunday morning. She had been an invalid for over twelve years. Her husband died in 1872.

From Victor Herald 25 May 1900

East Bloomfield, N. Y. -
Saturday forenoon, our community was shocked to hear of the sudden death of Mrs. William Steele, while sitting at the table. She had been as well as usual for some time before, and was on our streets the day before. Her death was caused by heart disease. She was nearly 75 years of age. The funeral services were held at her late home, Monday afternoon, at 2 o'clock, and at the Congregational church at 3 o'clock, Rev. W. D. Robinson officiating. Interment was in the village cemetery. She is survived by two sons: Homer Steele, a resident here; Prof. Sherman Steele, of Springville, Erie Co.; and one brother, Wyon Speaker of Arthur, Ia.

From Ontario County Journal 11 February 1910

Allen's Hill, N. Y. -
On Friday occurred the death of Mrs. Edwin J. Steen at her home in the south part of the town of East Bloomfield. A dark gloom spread over this community when the news came that Mrs. Steen had passed away. She possessed a bright, hopeful nature and found pleasure wherever she went. She found her happiness in the simple duties of her home life, and endeared herself to a wide circle of friends. Her tender solicitude for home and family to whom her life as devoted make the blow hardest to bear in the stricken home. She leaves a husband and four little children, two boys, Roland and Elliott, and two girls, Anna and Elizabeth. Mrs. Steen was born at Allen's Hill, and spent most of her life here. She was about 29 years old, and had been ill only three weeks with jaundice. Funeral services were held from the family home on Monday afternoon at 1 o'clock, and was quite largely attended. Rev. W. D. Robinson, of the East Bloomfield Congregational church, officiated. Many beautiful flowers covered the casket. Interment was made in Allen's Hill cemetery.

From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 26 April 1912

Geneva, N. Y., April 25 - Mrs. Mary Steen,
aged 81 years, died this evening at the home of her son, Thomas Steen. Mrs. Steen had resided with her son for the past six months, coming here from East Bloomfield. She leaves six sons, John of Avoca; Thomas and Frederick, of this city; Louis, of West Bloomfield, and Peter Steen of Holcomb; two daughters, Mrs. Rose Maycock of East Bloomfield, and Mrs. Job Harvey of West Bloomfield; and nineteen grandchildren. The remains will be taken to East Bloomfield Saturday morning and funeral services will be held in St. Bridget's Church. Burial will be made in St. Bridget's Cemetery.

From Geneva Gazette 14 May 1897

Mrs. Harriet Steer,
of Geneva, wife of Able Steer, died at the Willard State Hospital at an early hour Wednesday morning. She had been ill for about two years from the result of a paralytic stroke. About three weeks ago, she was taken to Willard hospital for treatment. Mrs. Steer was 68 years of age, and besides her husband, she is survived by three sons and two daughters, Clarence of Geneva, Dr. Halsey of Jordan, W. F. of Cleveland, O., Mrs. R. B. Covert and Mrs. Fred Sugrest of Seneca Falls. Funeral will take place from the family residence at 3 p.m. today. Burial Glenwood Cemetery.

From Ontario County Times 23 June 1875

We learn that Mr. Garrison Steeves, a well-known farmer residing about two miles northwest from Clifton Springs, in the town of Manchester, while drawing rails on Wednesday afternoon of last week, was thrown from his load by a runaway team, and instantly killed. His neck was broken by one of the wheels passing over it. He was a man about sixty years old.

From Geneva Daily Times 5 March 1902

The funeral of Mrs. Lewis H. Steigelmaier, who died at the residence of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank S. Joslyn, 125 LaFayette avenue, at 3:35 o'clock yesterday afternoon, aged 26 years. will take place from the house at 2 o'clock and from St. Peter's church at 2:30 o'clock Friday afternoon.  The cause of death was Bright's disease.  She came to Geneva with her parents from Georgetown, Delaware, four years ago.  She was superintendent of the Woman's Co-operative union for two years, and was active in church and social circles.  Besides her husband, she is survived by one brother, Floyd N. Joslyn, and by her parents, all of this city.  Burial Glenwood Cemetery.

From Canandaigua Chronicle 20 June 1906

Holcomb, N. Y. - Thomas Stein,
an old resident of the town of East Bloomfield, died at his home Saturday morning, June 16. He leaves a wife and nine children.

From Lima Recorder 6 June 6 1940

Mrs. Mina S. Steinfeldt, 85, widow of Fred Steinfeldt, died last week Wednesday, May 29, at her home in North Bloomfield. Born in Germany in 1865, she came to Rochester when 18, and was married to Mr. Steinfeldt in 1875. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Edw. Burmeister, Lima, and Mrs. Norman Parish, Ionia; two sons, Frank and George Steinfeldt, Rochester; a sister, sixteen grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Funeral services were in her late home, Friday, May 31, 2:30 pm. Interment at Ionia.

From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 28 August 1917

Canandaigua, N. Y., Aug. 27 - Mrs. Mary Stempel
died at her home at Stempel's landing, on the west shore of Canandaigua lake, about 7 o'clock last evening. Mrs. Stempel was 85 years old, and was born in Germany, coming to this country in 1868. She had made her home on the lake shore for many years. Mrs. Stempel leave three sons, George Stempel, Fred Stempel and John Stempel, all of whom live here; and two daughters, Mrs. Fred Greisa of Naples, and Miss Julia Stempel of Stempel's landing. The funeral will be held from the church at Bristol Springs at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon.

From Ontario County Journal 14 December 1883

Naples, N. Y. -
The funeral of John Stemple, who died on Monday at his home on Cook's Point, takes place today. Mr. Stemple was highly respected, and leaves an interesting family. Quite a number of our German friends have gone to attend his funeral.

From Ontario County Times 6 April 1892

William Stephens,
an old and highly respected resident of Clifton Springs, fell dead in the street in that village on Thursday. He was 78 years of age.

From Ontario County Journal 28 December 1883

Phelps, N. Y. - Dolphus Stephenson,
an old resident and a prominent lawyer of Phelps, who has been sick at Rochester for several weeks, died there early last week. The body, accompanied by the wife of the deceased, arrived home last Friday evening. The funeral was held on Sunday. He leaves a married daughter in California, and a son, Fred, about fourteen years of age.

From Geneva Advertiser 29 January 1901

Miss Emma Stephenson
died at her home in Flint Creek, Saturday, aged 38 years.  The deceased was well-known in this city and was a cousin of Mrs. George Haskins, Jr., and George Churchill.

From Geneva Daily Times 5 January 1927

Hugh Stephenson,
aged 77, who with his wife for years conducted an employment agency at his home, Main street, was found dead in the living room of his house late yesterday afternoon by Officer McNerney of the Police Department. The policeman removed the glass from the storm door at the front of the house to gain entrance to the building. Once inside he found the dead body of the aged man lying on the floor, partly disrobed. Nearby a chair had been overturned and a kerosene lamp broken on the floor. Whether or not the lamp had been lighted when it fell could not be determined. Officer McNerney was detailed to investigate at the Stephenson home after Fred Bertram, Exchange street restaurant man, had reported the aged man missing since Christmas. Mr. Bertram said he had served Mr. Stephenson with a Christmas dinner on Christmas day and that the man had not been seen since. Mr. Bertram customarily saw him nearly every day and when Mr. Stephenson disappeared, he went to the house but was unable to gain entrance, the door being locked on the inside. The police were then notified. A collection of newspapers dating back to December 27th were found on the doorstep indicating apparently that Mr. Stephenson had been stricken previous to that date. He was an assiduous reader of the Daily Times and rarely missed looking at the evening paper every night. His wife died about one year ago and he had been living alone since then. Coroner Flint was notified. After a short investigation, he expressed the opinion that death had been caused by heart disease. The body was ordered removed to the Yells Undertaking rooms. A son, W. H. Stephenson, residing in Syracuse, was notified.

From Ontario County Journal 24 February 1899

Phelps, N. Y. - Jennie,
wife of the late Dolphin Stephenson, of this place, died on Monday last about midnight after quite a long illness, aged 66 years. One son, Frederick, survives, besides two brothers, Nathan and Sylvester Porter, and Mrs. Charles Wormley of Paoli, Kan. The funeral services were held from the late residence on Church street yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock, and interment made in the Phelps cemetery. Her pastor, Rev. A. J. Waugh, officiated.

From Ontario County Journal 10 March 1916

The death of Mrs. H. Ann Sterling, aged 83 years, occurred at the home of her son, Charles F. Hall, on Wednesday night. She leaves four sons, Charles F. and George S. Hall, of Canandaigua; Calvin H. of Gorham, and Isaac H. of Wilson. Rev. C. M. Eddy will officiate at the funeral services held at the late home this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Interment will be at Woodlawn.

From Ontario County Chronicle 29 January 1902

Stephen L. Sterling,
a respected and lifelong resident of Canandaigua, died at his home in Center street, Sunday, aged 76 years. Mr. Sterling had been in feeble health for several years, and a few weeks ago he suffered from a stroke of paralysis, which caused his death. He is survived by a widow, one daughter, Mrs. Charles M. Green, and four sons, Alfred, Lyman, George and Arthur Sterling, all of Canandaigua.

From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 29 November 1928

Geneva, Nov. 28 - William L. Sternberg,
84, died yesterday at his home, 12 Genesee street. He leaves a daughter, Mrs. Ella Pierce of Geneva; three sons, George E. of New York, Ernest W. of Sayre and Harry S. Sternberg of Detroit. He was a member of  Van Duser Post, G. A. R. of Newark and for years connected with the Geneva Preserving Company. Funeral Friday at 2 o'clock from the home.

From Geneva Daily Times 14 March 1904

Mrs. Ella Louise Sternburg,
wife of William L. Sternburg, died at her home, 79 Sherrill street, after an illness of twenty-one weeks, at 3:45 Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Sternburg was in her fifty-eighth year, having been born in Delphi, Onondaga county, December 7, 1845. During her youth her parents removed to Syracuse where she received her education. At an early age she was graduated from the Syracuse High school. In January, 1864, she was married William L. Sternburg, and after residing in several places they came from Newark, N. Y., to this city sixteen years ago. Besides her husband, the deceased is survived by four sons, George E. and Charles L. of New York; Ernest H. and Harry S. of Geneva; and one daughter, Mrs. William F. Pearce of this city.  Mrs. Pearce was formerly Miss Ella Sternburg, a teacher at the High school, and was married very quietly Wednesday at the deathbed of her mother. The marriage was at the special request of the deceased. The funeral will take place at 4 o'clock tomorrow afternoon from the house, Rev. G. C. Bauer officiating. Burial will take place in Glenwood.

From Ontario County Times 23 November 1887

Mrs. Betsey Stetson,
widow of the late John Stetson, died at her home in Naples on the 12th instant, at the age of eighty years. The deceased was formerly of a resident of South Bristol and was highly esteemed by all who knew her. She was the mother of Mr. Emmet Stetson and a sister of Mr. Leland Randall of that town.

From Geneva Daily Times 27 April 1912

The remains of Mrs. Carrie Stetson, of this city, who died in Rochester Thursday afternoon, were brought to this city this afternoon at 1:30 o'clock and were interred in Glenwood Cemetery. Rev. A. E. Hall, pastor of the First Methodist church, officiated. Several weeks ago the deceased was removed to the home of her stepdaughter, Mrs. John Peterson, in Rochester. Mrs. Stetson leaves her husband, Dr. Edson G. Stetson, and one daughter, Mrs. Roy Lockwood of Canandaigua, and one son, A. B. Pease.

From Ontario County Journal 8 October 1915

Naples, N. Y. -  Edward Stetson
was found dead in bed at his home in the southern part of the town on Wednesday morning, the cause of death being cerebral hemorrhage. He had worked faithfully all the fall and was apparently in his usual health when he retired early Tuesday night. Nothing was heard of him until his little son tried to call him on Wednesday morning, when it was found he was dead. Mr. Stetson was 55 years of age. He is survived by his wife and four children. The funeral will be held from the family home this morning at 10 o'clock, with burial at Naples.

From Geneva Daily Times 20 June 1907

Canandaigua, N. Y. - Report comes from the town of South Bristol of the death there of Mrs. Fannie Martin Stetson, who was found dead in her bed at the home of her son, John Stetson. She was about 70 years of age and had lived many years in the locality. She leaves two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Pool and Mrs. Julia Barber, both of East Bloomfield, and three sons, Eugene Stetson of West Bloomfield; John Stetson of South Bristol, and Edward Stetson of Naples.

From Ontario County Journal 11 October 1895

South Bristol, N. Y. - G. E. Stetson,
aged 65 years, a lifelong resident of this town, died at the residence of Russell Knapp of Bristol Center, October 5. Mr. Stetson had been in Canandaigua Sept. 30, and was returning home, when he was suddenly taken ill. When he arrived at Mr. Knapp's he could proceed no farther, and was cared for there until the end. His wife and sister, Mrs. S. J. Wilbur of Naples, were with him. Drs. McDowell and Beahan were called, but could give only temporary relief. Besides his wife, he leaves three sons, John of this place, and E. E. and E. K. Stetson of Millerton, Penn. Funeral was held at his late residence, October 7, Rev. E. Anthony officiating. Interment in Rose Ridge cemetery, Naples.

From Ontario County Journal 16 June 1882

Naples, N. Y. -
On Friday, June 9th, at his home, John Stetson, an honored citizen, passed away at the age of 77, his death being the result of a cold contracted but a few weeks ago. There are but few men who leave a cleaner record than Mr. Stetson. He was born in Woodstock, Vt., left an orphan at 7 years of age, coming to Naples at 18, he has steadily worked his way along, growing continually in the esteem of the people, accumulating property, diligent in business, interested in all good works, he has died with the blessings of everyone. For many years he was a resident of South Bristol, holding the office of supervisor, as long as he would consent to have it, and for many years justice of the peace. He leaves a wife and two children, all that he had, Mr. Emmet Stetson of South Bristol, and Mrs. S. J. Wilbur, of this place. After the funeral services, at her home on Sunday, conducted by Rev. Mr. Fuller, of the Christian church, his body was taken to Covel Settlement, near his old home in South Bristol, for interment.

From Geneva Daily Times 1 June 1909

Phelps, N. Y. -
The death of Mrs. Lucy Allen Stetson occurred early yesterday morning at her home on Church street. She had been in failing health for several weeks. Mrs. Stetson was 73 years of age. She was born in Phelps and had spent the greater part of her life here. Surviving relatives are one sister, a resident of California, and one daughter, Mrs. M. B. Smith, with whom she lived. The funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon, Rev. G. A. Harvey of St. John's Episcopal church officiating.

From Ontario County Journal 30 September 1904

Cheshire, N. Y. - Mrs. P. G. Stetson
died at her home in Cheshire on Friday morning, after an illness of five days. Death was due to pneumonia and heart trouble. She was the daughter of Rev. Philip Sanford of Academy, where all her life was spent up to the time of the death of her husband, 12 years ago, when she removed to Cheshire. She is survived on one sister, Mrs. Alfred Noyes of Everett, Washington; one brother, Thompson Sanford of Solomon City, Kansas; and one daughter, Mrs. B. M. Penoyer of Canandaigua. The funeral was held at her home on Sunday afternoon, Rev. J. S. Ebersole, of Canandaigua, officiating. Interment was in Academy cemetery.

From Ontario County Chronicle 3 June 1903

The death of William L. Stetson occurred at his home in Ontario street Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Stetson was born in Madison county seventy-five years ago, and has been a resident of this village for the past eight years. Besides his widow, he is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Smith, of this village.

From Geneva Daily Times 19 March 1907

Clifton Springs, N. Y. - This afternoon at 2:30 in the Methodist Episcopal Church, the funeral services of Miss Mary Elizabeth Stevely were held. Miss Stevely died at the family home on Crane street on Sunday afternoon. She had been ill but a short time with pneumonia. Miss Stevely was born in Pennsylvania and was thirty-three years old. She had lived here for the past fifteen years, and was a member of the Methodist church. During her residence in this village she had made many friends and was highly esteemed. She is survived by her mother, three sisters, Mrs. Albert Giddings, Miss Agnes and Miss Fannie Stevely of Clifton Springs; three brothers, George Stevely of Avon, Thomas and Hugh Stevely of Clifton Springs. Rev. P. H. Reigel, pastor of the Methodist Church, officiated at the service and the burial was made in the village cemetery.

From Geneva Daily Times 23 March 1907

Clifton Springs, N. Y. - At her home on Crane street yesterday afternoon occurred the death of Mrs. Mary Jane Stevely, after an illness of several months. Mrs. Stevely had been a resident of this village for the past four years. She was born in Belfast County, Ireland, and was fifty-eight years old. Her death occurred just five days after that of her daughter, Miss Mary Elizabeth Stevely, and at the same hour. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Albert Giddings, Misses Agnes and Fanny Stevely of Clifton Springs and three sons, George Stevely of Avon; Thomas and Hugh of Clifton Springs. The funeral services will be held at the house at 2:30 tomorrow afternoon, the Rev. P. H. Riegel, pastor of the Methodist Church, officiating. The burial will be made in the village cemetery.

From Ontario County Chronicle 13 May 1903

Clifton Springs, N. Y. - Mrs. Arthur Stevens
died at her home in this village of pneumonia on Friday, May 8, aged 31 years. She is survived by her husband, two children and mother, Mrs. Babcock of Franklin, N. Y. Funeral services were held at St. John's church Sunday at 3 p.m. Burial at Oneonta on Monday.

From Ontario County Times 21 November 1877

Seneca Castle, N. Y. - D. P. Stevens
(uncle Dennis, as he has been familiarly known), died last Wednesday morning after a long and tedious illness. So the old landmarks are passing away. This one will be particularly missed. He had lived so long and so well among us that he came to be regarded as a sort of fixture, and now that he is gone, all, with one accord, unite in saying that "a good man has gone to his last rest."

From Ontario County Chronicle 3 December 1902

Manchester, N. Y. - Mrs. Elizabeth Stevens,
the widow of a veteran of the Civil War, passed quietly away at the home of her son on State street on Monday evening at the advanced age of 78 years. Mrs. Stevens was born near London, Eng., and had been a resident of this village for over 50 years. The funeral was held from her late home on Wednesday afternoon, Rev. M. W. Covell officiating. Interment in Brookside Cemetery. Deceased is survived by one son, George, and two daughters, Mrs. Cox of this place, and Mrs. Everett of Williamson.

From Ontario County Journal 6 December 1901

Mrs. Elizabeth M. Stevens
died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. G. W. Hammond, Saltonstall street, at 9:50 o'clock on Wednesday morning. She was stricken with apoplexy the evening before and never regained consciousness. Deceased was 76 years of age, and had been a resident of Canandaigua only two months, her home being in Tioga county, Pa. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Hammond of this place, and Miss Ida Stevens, of Los Angeles, Cal.; also one son, C. H. Stevens of Slate Run, Pa. There will be short funeral services at the home, 31 Saltonstall street this morning, Rev. William N. Thomas officiating, and the remains will be taken to the former home of the deceased for burial.

From Geneva Daily Times 10 September 1907

Mrs. Grace Stevens, wife of Leon F. Stevens, of Syracuse, died yesterday morning at five o'clock at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. T. Freedenburg of 11 Park avenue. She was 27 years old and has been ill for about a year. For the past three months, she has been in this city with her parents. She is survived by her husband, her parents, two brothers, Fred and Charles; four sisters, Mrs. H. B. Stevenson of Birmingham, Alabama, Misses Florence, Ruth, and Marjorie Freedenburg of this city. The funeral will take place tomorrow morning at 10:30 o'clock at Trinity church. Rev. C. M. Sills, D. D., rector, will officiate and interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery.

From Geneva Daily Times 21 July 1905

Shortsville, N. Y. -
The funeral of Mrs. Helen Elizabeth Stevens, wife of George Stevens, of Chapinville, was held from her late home in that village, at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon, Rev. Sylvanus Lane, pastor of the Chapinville M. E. church, officiating. Burial followed in Chapman cemetery, Hopewell. Mrs. Stevens was 62 years of age, and had been confined to the house for some time, the cause of her death being cancer. She was born in Macedon, Wayne county, in 1843, and was a daughter of Henry and Elizabeth Tripp. Her girlhood was passed in the village of Palmyra, where in 1863 she was married to George Stevens, who was a business man of the town of Hopewell. For the past forty years she has been a resident of Chapinville and had a large circle of friends all through this section. She leaves her husband, George Stevens; two sons, Frederick and William Stevens, both of Rochester; one sister, Mrs. Mark Carley, of Stockton, Cal., and one brother, Edwin E. Tripp, of Rock Valley, Iowa. 

From Geneva Daily Times 13 March 1905

Phelps, N. Y. - Col. Isaac C. Stevens,
the oldest resident of the town of Phelps, died at his home on East Main street Saturday, after a brief illness. Mr. Stevens has passed his ninety-seventh year, having been born at Scipio, Cayuga county, October 21st, 1807. When ten years of age he moved to Phelps and with the exception of one year spent in the town of Galen and three years in Orleans county, he lived here continuously. In his younger days Mr. Stevens was a colonel of a state military regiment from whence he gained his title. His chief occupation was farming but in 1886 he retired and has not been engaged in any active business since, with the exception of having a small interest in a shoe store for a couple of years. Mr. Stevens was twice married, his first wife being Miss Elizabeth Ringer of the town of Seneca, to whom he was wedded February 13th, 1834. From this union four children were born, two of whom are now living, Mrs. J. E. Shumway of Albion, Mich., and J. R. Stevens who has been living in Phelps for the past few months caring for his father. His first wife died in 1865 and the following year he married Mrs. Fannie R. Frazier, who died February 14th, 1895. Up to last fall, Mr. Stevens was a familiar figure around the town and took an active interest in the general topics of the day; about that time, however, he suffered an injury to his leg and from then, he gradually declined. In politics he was a Republican having cast his first ballot with the Whig party for John Quincy Adams in 1833 and since that time he has never failed to vote at the presidential election. Last fall when he cast his vote for President Roosevelt, it was his twentieth consecutive presidential vote. At the time of his death, Mr. Stevens was a communicant of the First Presbyterian church of Phelps. The funeral will be held from his late residence. Burial will be in the Phelps cemetery.

From Naples Record 4 August 1877

Honeoye, N. Y. -  Mr. Jesse Stevens
died early on Saturday morning, July 28th, and was buried on the Sabbath following. Mr. Stevens was one of the early settlers of our town, and beginning life as a poor man at the age of eighteen years, he leaves behind him a good competence, and goes down to the grave "like a shock of corn, fully ripe." Four children are left to mourn his loss.

From Ontario County Journal 5 March 1909

After five years of helplessness, Mrs. John Stevens passed away on Sunday at her home on Beeman street, aged 65 years. Six years ago, when actively assisting her husband in the conduct of the Stevens bakery, she suffered a slight stroke of paralysis. From this she rallied quickly, but a year later suffered another stroke, which left her paralyzed, and through all that helpless period, she had been tenderly cared for by her husband. For 30 years Mrs. Stevens had resided in this village. She was a Canadian by birth, and previous to coming to Canandaigua had resided at Rochester. The story of Mrs. Stevens' life is one of good deeds. Her large heart throbbed with sympathy for the poor and the needy and many of them bear testimony to her acts of kindness and help. Her work brought her in contact with much of the suffering of the poor, and she aided the Salvation Army officers constantly. When no longer able to minister in these ways, her life continued to bear fruit in the cheer and patience with which she passed the days of weariness and pain. She leaves, besides her husband, one daughter, Mrs. Carlton M. Slegt of Batavia; two sons, William J. of Brooklyn, and Joseph J. of Rochester. The funeral was held from her late home on Tuesday afternoon, Rev. Arthur Dougall, of Elmira, a former pastor of Mrs. Stevens, officiating.

From Ontario County Journal 11 March 1904

At 6 o'clock on Friday evening, John J. Stevens was found dead in his room at the home of his son, John Stevens. He lay upon the bed fully dressed, while the gas stove, which furnished heat for the room was turned on, and it was the fumes of this which attracted members of the family. Coroner Warner found that the gas had caused death. Deceased was 86 years of age, a native of Scotland, and most of his life had been spent at Port Hope, Ont. For 12 years he had resided with his son here. Other surviving relatives are William Stevens, a son, of Syracuse; Mrs. Thomas Grant, a daughter, of Toronto; and two sisters residing in Quebec and Toronto respectively. The remains were taken to Port Hope and the funeral service held there on Monday afternoon.

From Geneva Gazette & Mercantile Advertiser 20 January 1830

 On the 5th inst. at the Ontario Glass Factory, Mary, wife of Stephen Stevens, in the 61st year of her age.  Mrs. Stevens was a native of South Wales, and emigrated to this country in the year 1801.

From Geneva Daily Times 1 June 1942

Mrs. Phila H. Stevens,
69, of the Billsboro road, died Saturday at the Jensen Nursing Home on Washington street after a long illness. She had been a lifelong resident of the town of Geneva, was a member of No. 9 Presbyterian church and Union Grange, No. 171. Surviving are her husband, L. C. Stevens, town clerk of the town of Geneva; three daughters, Mrs. Robert McFettridge of Penn Yan; Mrs. Leo Hapeman of Lewiston Manor; and Mrs. Richard Lyke of Livingston Manor; two sons, Morris and Fenton Stevens, both of Rochester; eight grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. E. C. Alger of Suffern; two brothers, Samuel Blodgett of Pittsford and D. M. Blodgett, Rushville; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held at 2:30 tomorrow afternoon from her late home with the Rev. Luther Bostrom of Number Nine Church officiating. Interment will be in Brookside Cemetery.

From Ontario County Journal 25 April 1890

Riley Stevens, a venerable citizen of this village, died at his residence on Gibson street Wednesday morning, after a lingering illness. He leaves a widow and four children: William C. Stevens and Mrs. Emma Rutherford of Walden, Orange county; Fred H. Stevens of Buffalo; and J. Addison Stevens of Selma, Ala.

From Geneva Gazette 22 June 1894

Mrs. Wm. Stevens
of Seneca Castle, a woman of 70 years, died from the effects of a surgical operation performed at Rochester last week for relief from some internal derangement.  The deceased was a widow bereft of her husband about one year ago.

From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 5 March 1904

Canandaigua, March 4 - William Stevens,
aged 85 years, father of John Stevens, the well-known baker, was found dead in his room at the latter's home tonight. Mrs. Carlton Sleght, granddaughter of the deceased, made the discovery. As she entered the house, she smelled the odor of illuminating gas, and upon going to her grandfather's room, found him dead upon the bed with the gas stove with which the room was heated turned on full. Coroner F. P. Warner was summoned but has not yet concluded his investigation. The deceased was a native of Canandaigua, and had lived with his son here for some years.

From Ontario County Journal 20 April 1906

Honeoye, N. Y. - 
The death of William Stevens occurred at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John Huff, at Caledonia on Saturday morning. He had been a sufferer for the past two years or more from Bright's disease, which was the cause of his death. Mr. Stevens was born in this town on July 26, 1832, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stevens, and the greater part of his life was passed here in his native town. He was a widely known and highly respected citizen; a member of the First Congregational church and of the local lodge of F. & A. M. Last fall he and his wife and daughter, went to spend the winter with Mrs. John Huff at Caledonia, and later decided to locate permanently at that place and dispose of his home here. The funeral was held on Monday afternoon from the Congregational church, Rev. Dr. Arthur O'Dell, assisted by Rev. S. Mills Day, officiating. The interment was in Lake View cemetery. He is survived by his wife and three daughters, Minnie of Chicago, Mildred and Mrs. Huff of Caledonia; also three brothers and two sisters, Walter A. Stevens of Chicago, Ill., Ami W. Stevens of Atchison, Kansas, Othello H. Stevens and Elizabeth and Ellen A. Stevens of Rochester.

From Geneva Daily Times 14 May 1907

William Wright Stevens, aged 26 years, died at midnight last night at the Geneva City Hospital. He had been ill for about a week with meningitis. The deceased has lived in this city his entire life, was a member of the Royal Arcanum, of the Molders' Union, and was employed in the Phillips and Clark Stove works. His survivors are a wife; one son, Clifford; a father, James Stevens; two sisters, Miss Cora Stevens and Mrs. Jacob Long; two brothers, Grove and George Stevens. The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from his late residence, No. 83 Wadsworth street, and at 3 o'clock from St. Peter's Episcopal church. Rev. J. B. Hubbs, D. D., rector, will officiate and interment will be in Glenwood cemetery.

From Ontario County Chronicle 7 May 1902

Farmington, N. Y. -
The sudden death of Mrs. Albert H. Stevenson at 2 o'clock Monday morning has shocked a wide community. Mrs. Stevenson attended the Orthodox Friends church, both morning and evening services, and was apparently in her usual health. For several days she had been planning a large reception to be give Rev. Edwin P. Wood in Jeffrey's large hall on Wednesday evening of this week and her friends remarked her seeming enthusiasm. At 2 o'clock her husband noticed several prolonged breaths and then quietness. Dr. Mason was summoned, but death had resulted from heart failure before his arrival. Mrs. Stevenson leaves besides an extended circle of friends, a husband, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dennison Davis; two brothers, Fred and Carleton, and four sisters, Mrs. Frank Eighmy, Mrs. Charles McMillan, Mrs. Orrin Preston, Mrs. Emma Smith, all of Canandaigua. Mrs. Stevenson was a member of the Orthodox Friends church, the Christian Endeavor, Farmington Grange, and Farmington W. C.

From Ontario County Journal 26 November 1909

Canadice, N. Y. -
After an illness of several weeks, Mrs. Carrie Stevenson died on Sunday at the home of her brother-in-law, E. E. Coykendall, aged 51 years. Nearly 20 years ago, Mrs. Stevenson was left a widow with three small children, her husband, Lyman Stevenson, being a victim of consumption. Mrs. Stevenson bravely battled with her adverse circumstances, educating her children and living to see them grow up to useful lives.

From Fairport Monroe Co. Mail 18 September 1902

Farmington, N. Y., September 16 - Mrs. Charity Stevenson
died at her home last Saturday morning at an early hour of apoplexy. She had been in her usual health until about a week ago when she began to fail. She suffered terribly from headaches and pain in the back of her neck, only hypodermic injections giving her any relief. She leaves behind her husband, William Stevenson; two sons, Edward and Albert. The family have the sympathy of the community, as they have been doubly afflicted of late. The funeral was held yesterday afternoon at the Friends church at 2 o'clock, Rev. E. P. Wood officiating. Interment in the Friends cemetery.

From Naples Record 20 December 1911

Mrs. Elizabeth Stevenson,
wife of Daniel Stevenson, died at her home in Garlinghouse, near Naples, on Tuesday, Dec. 12, of heart disease, aged 78 years. She leaves her husband; two sons, Harry of Springsteen, and Fred of Toledo; and four daughters, Mrs. Frank Frink, Mrs. Charles Coons, Mrs. Charles Lyon and Mrs. Richard Lanning, all of Garlinghouse. The funeral was held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Garlinghouse, Rev. Mr. Taylor of the M. E. Church of North Cohocton, officiating.

From Ontario County Times 6 October 1875

Canadice, N. Y. -
We have to report the death of Isaac Stevenson, which occurred a few days ago. He was about fifty years old, and leaves several children to battle through life alone, as his wife, (formerly Miss Wemett) died three or four years ago.

From Naples Record 8 March 1873

The wife of Mr. Isaac Stevenson,
of Canadice Hollow, died on the twenty-seventh of Feb., with consumption. She leaves a large family of small children to mourn the loss of the best of friends -- a mother.

From Shortsville Enterprise 28 March 1913

William Stevenson,
for the past 61 years a resident of the town of Farmington, died at his home west of this village, at 12 o'clock last week Wednesday, after an illness of several months, aged 79 years. He was a son of David and Elizabeth Stevenson and was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, on October 14, 1833. He came with his mother to the United States when a child, locating first in Monroe county and removing to Farmington in 1852. January 1, 1856, he married Miss Charity Webb, only daughter of William and Susanna Cotton Webb, who died September 13, 1902. After his marriage, he made his home in Farmington and for the past 57 years had lived in the house where he died. He leaves two sons, Edward W., who resides in Macedon, and Albert H. of Farmington, who has cared for his father in his declining years.

William Stevenson was a veteran of the Civil War, enlisting January 5, 1864, in Company M. Sixteenth Heavy Artillery, U. S. Volunteers, and was honorably discharged at the close of the war. He was a member of George S. Bradley Post, G. A. R., of Macedon. The funeral was held from the Friends Church, and interment was made in the Friends cemetery, conducted by the Macedon Post.

From Geneva Daily Times 28 January 1910

Clifton Springs, N. Y. - William Henry Stevenson
died at his home just southeast of this village on Wednesday night, after a long illness. He was born on May 22, 1845, in the town of Waterloo, at Junius, and was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Stevenson, who after his birth moved to the Town of Hopewell, and lived there for many years. Mr. Stevenson was a carpenter and worked at his trade in this village for over forty years. October 30, 1870, he was married at Alloway to Miss Rose Quick. He is survived by his wife, five sons, Harvey K. Stevenson of Syracuse; Harry, Lewis, William and LeRoy Stevenson of Clifton Springs, and one daughter, Mrs. Walter Powell of Clifton Springs. At the Baptist church on Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock the funeral services will be held and will be in charge of Rev. V. A. Sage, pastor of the church. Funeral services will also be held at his late residence at 1 o'clock. The burial will be made in the Clifton Springs Cemetery.

From Geneva Gazette 18 June 1875

Fatal Accident at Clifton Springs -
We are indebted to Mr. J. A. Sutherland, the intelligent operator at Clifton Springs, for a telegram, received yesterday, giving particulars in the following words of a distressing accident occurring the day previous:

Garrison Steves, a wealthy farmer living near Clifton Springs, was drawing rails with a span of valuable colts, when they took fright at some loose rails on the load and gave a quick start throwing Mr. Steves to the ground in such a manner that one wheel ran over his neck killing him instantly.  Mr. Steves was an old resident of this county.

From Ontario County Times 5 June 1889

Charles A. Stewart
died at his residence in Geneva, Saturday, June 1, of typhoid pneumonia. Funeral at Phelps on Monday, where two sisters and other relatives reside. He was the step-father of Ralph H. Hayes of this village.

From Ontario County Times 20 November 1889

Flint Creek, N. Y. - Mrs. Esther Stewart,
who has been sick for several weeks past, died on Sunday evening, November 17th, at 5 o'clock, at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. W. H. Robinson, in this place, aged 71 years.

From Geneva Gazette 5 March 1880

Death has carried off a large number of aged residents of Geneva lately. This week has noted the departure of another old-time citizen, James Stewart, who died on Sunday last. He had lived in Geneva for thirty-five years, in humble life, diligent and faithful and having the respect of all. He was born in Belfast and came to America over forty years ago.  He leaves a wife and two children, and was buried on Tuesday with the rites of the Roman Catholic Church.

From Ontario County Chronicle 22 October 1902

Clifton Springs, N. Y. - M. I. Stewart
died at his home in this village at an early hour Sunday morning, aged 74 years. Funeral services will be held at the house Wednesday afternoon at 4 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. V. A. Sage of the Baptist church. Burial at Keysport, Pa.

From Ontario County Journal 22 December 1911

Manchester, N. Y. -  Samuel A. Stewart,
aged 67 years, died at his home in Shortsville on Dec. 14. He was born in England, came to this country when about 10 years of age, locating with his parents in East Bloomfield. April 11, 1878, he married Miss Franc Noble and came to Shortsville to reside. Besides his wife, he leaves two sons, Robert and Glenn Stewart, of Shortsville; and one daughter, Miss Lillian V. Stewart, a teacher in Fredonia Normal school; also two brothers, James Stewart of Syracuse and William Stewart of Michigan.

From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 17 February 1924

Phelps, N. Y. - Selden L. Stewart,
80 years old, a resident of the town of Phelps for many years, died Friday night at the Thompson Memorial Hospital in Canandaigua, after an illness of several weeks. Mr. Stewart, who was a son of Lyman and Sara VanDorn Stewart, was born at Pultneyville, on March 13th 1844. A son, Ernest, of Rochester, and another son who resides in the west are the only known surviving relatives. Funeral services will be held from the undertaking parlors of Dauchy and Kavanaugh at 1:30 o'clock on Monday afternoon. Interment will be made in Joslyn cemetery near Oaks Corners.

From Geneva Gazette & Mercantile Advertiser 23 February 1831

Died at his residence in this village, on Saturday evening, the 12th inst., WILLIAM STEWART, Esq., aged 72 years.  Mr. Stewart was a native of the state of Maryland.  At an early age he entered the revolutionary army, as a subaltern officer, and continued in the service of his country until the close of the war; soon after which he crossed the Atlantic, and spent some time in visiting Great Britain and France.  After his return, he read law in the city of New York, and upwards of forty years ago removed into the now county of Ontario, where he resided until the year 1803, when he removed into this village.  For many years he filled the office of District Attorney for the Western District -- at that time composing the whole western part of this state -- and subsequently was for several years a Judge of the Court of Common Pleas of this county.  He married the daughter of Gen. James Clinton, and sister of the late Governor DeWitt Clinton.  Mr. Stewart was a member of the society of the Cincinnati -- a man of extensive learning and information -- and his wit and social talents will long be remembered by his extensive acquaintance.

From Ontario County Chronicle 22 June 1904

Bristol Center, N. Y. -
The death of Mrs. Helen S. Stid occurred Saturday evening at the home of Henry Pierce. She is survived by one daughter and one son, Edwin Stid of this place, and Mrs. Goff of Academy. Death was due to cancer of the stomach.

From Geneva Daily Times 18 May 1939

Mrs. Anna Stienmeyer,
77, died suddenly last night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Charles H. Manley. She leaves one son, George of Rochester; five daughters, Mrs. W. C. Duffy of Muncie, Ind., Mrs. Charles Lucas of Rochester, Mrs. Edward Augustine of Pittsburgh, Pa., Mrs. Manley of Geneva, and Mrs. Harold Glass of Cleveland, O. The funeral will be held Saturday morning at 9:30 o'clock from the Manley home on Hamilton street and 10 o'clock at St. Stephen's church. Interment will be in St. Patrick's cemetery.

From Naples Record 10 April 1875

Cheshire -
Death has again entered our village and taken one of our oldest citizens. Mrs. Anna Stiles, aged seventy-five. She died April 1st, and was buried in the cemetery here by the side of her husband. A very eloquent and impressive funeral sermon was preached by Rev. Van Alstyne of Canandaigua.

From Ontario County Journal 3 June 1887

Naples, N. Y. - Mrs. Linda Stiles, widowed daughter of Elder J. Crandall, of West Hollow, was found dead last week by the side of a little spring near her father's house, where she was living. It is evident that she deliberately drowned herself by putting her face in the water. She had been insane for some time, and once before endeavored to kill herself. The funeral on Sunday at the West Hollow school house, attracted a large concourse of people.

From Geneva Daily Times 16 August 1904

Canandaigua, N. Y. - Mrs. Samantha Stiles,
widow of the late Stephen Stiles of Cheshire, in the Town of Canandaigua, died yesterday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Charles Parshall, on Bristol street, in this village. Mrs. Stiles was born in Rushville, Yates county, seventy-eight ago, but has lived most of her life in the town of Canandaigua. She is survived by six children, four daughters and two sons as follows: Mrs. Charles Parshall, Mrs. Charles Goodale and Mrs. Florence Shannon of Canandaigua; Mrs. Eva Deuel of Buffalo; Philemon Stiles of Leslie, Mich., and Bogart Stiles of Buffalo. She also leaves a sister, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The funeral will be held tomorrow at one o'clock at the Parshall residence on Bristol street. The body will be taken to Cheshire cemetery for burial. Death was due to paralysis, from which she suffered an attack last Wednesday, having been in comparatively good health up to that time.

From Geneva Daily Times 12 August 1941

Ernest David Still,
66, of 44 Lewis street, died suddenly at his work in the gear department of the American Can Company. Dr. A. D. Hubbs, acting for Coroner Frank H. Snyder, who is out of the city, pronounced death due to a heart attack. Mr. Still was a member of the First Methodist church and the Seneca Men's Class. He had been employed at the American Can for eighteen years. Surviving are his wife, Carrie S. Still; one son, Earl J. Still of Geneva; one daughter, Mrs. Samuel Morrison of the Waterloo Road; seven grandchildren; a half-sister, Mrs. Luther Beach of Fairview, Pa., and a half-brother, James VanKeuren of Elmira. Funeral services will be held Friday evening at 9 o'clock with the Rev. Dr. C. G. McConnell of the Methodist church officiating. Further services will be held at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the Methodist church in Chemung, N. Y. Interment will be in Chemung.

From Ontario County Chronicle 14 October 1903

Shortsville, N. Y. -
On Wednesday afternoon at her home in Manchester Center, occurred the death of Mrs. Mattie F. Stillcox. Deceased has been a resident of this place about a year, during which time she had been taking treatment at the Clifton Springs Sanitarium. Her remains were shipped to her former home in Pennsylvania for burial.

From Geneva Gazette 16 March 1900

Henry F. Stivers, a wounded veteran of the civil war, died at his residence in the town of Geneva last Monday, aged 76 years. He is survived by his widow and several children.  He was widely known and highly esteemed in this region.

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