"Sto" to "Sul" Obituaries



From Shortsville Enterprise 15 May 1908

Cornelius Stockerman,
a promising young farm hand, employed by Peter J. Dunk on the Walter S. Throop farm, 1 mile south of Port Gibson, committed suicide by hanging, sometime during the early hours of Monday morning. Stockerman, who was a Hollander, and had been in this country but three years, left the Dunk farm on Sunday morning apparently in good spirits. He boarded a trolley car and spent the day with friends. Sunday evening upon his arrival at the farm he procured a lantern and went to the creamery, where he wrote his goodbye in Hollandish on the back of an advertising poster. He then proceeded to the cow stable where he secured a rope and went up to the second story of the barn. He made a noose in the rope and tied it to a brace on one of the supports, and then hung himself, leaving the lighted lantern near him on the floor. Mr. Dunk and another farm employee missed him from his bed on Monday morning and started to search for him and found him as described about 7 o'clock. It is reported that in time of bad weather he would often become melancholy, and it is thought that this is the reason for his rash act. He is about 23 years of age and is survived by his parents and brother in Holland; also one brother, Peter Stockerman, and a brother-in-law, Frank DeBolt, who reside near Newark.



From Ontario County Journal 16 November 1877

Victor, N. Y. -
Died on Friday, Nov. 9th, in this village, Mrs. Abigail Stockwell, aged 89 years.  One by one the old residents of this place are being called to their last resting place.  Mrs. Stockwell was the oldest lady residing in this town, and she has at last passed away to that better home to which her aged husband passed several years ago.  Mrs. Stockwell has been a resident of this town about 61 years.  She was born and brought up among the green hills of Vermont, and after marriage, in company with her husband, emigrated to this place.  She leaves one daughter and a son.  The funeral was held at the M. E. church on Sunday last, Rev. Mr. Chamberlaine preaching the funeral sermon.



From Geneva Advertiser 1 June 1897

After an illness of about four weeks, and confinement to his bed two weeks, Melotha M. Stockwell passed away Saturday, May 29th, at eight p.m., aged 82 years, 11 months, 20 days. He suffered a great deal at first, but as the end approached became unconscious and fairly died while asleep. The funeral was held from the M. E. Church yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock; interment in the family plot in Washington Street Cemetery. Mr. Stockwell was born in Kingsbury, N. Y., June 9th, 1814. He was married to Miss Samantha Wight in 1837, and they came to Geneva in 1840, and it has been their home to the last. Three children were born to them, but only one survived, Myron H., who was their main support in the declining years of the old couple. Mrs. Stockwell died July 30th, 1888. Mr. Stockwell, though a plain, unassuming man, had the respect of all because of his honesty and strict integrity, and will be sincerely mourned by his neighbors and friends.



From Ontario County Times 21 May 1890

Dr. Amos Stoddard,
of Naples, died at his home in that village yesterday morning in the 69th year of his age, of heart failure. Dr. Stoddard had been ailing for several weeks, but had been frequently on the streets until a few days ago. He was the oldest physician in Naples and had been identified with the business interests of the town for nearly fifty years.



From Ontario County Journal 14 December 1917

Mrs. Catherine Stoddard,
aged 83 years, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. F. M. Curtis, West Gibson street, on Sunday. Besides her daughter, she leaves two sons, Frank Stoddard of Phelps, and Chester Stoddard of Auburn; one sister, Mrs. F. F. Conklin of Albany; and a brother, William L. Parkhurst of Canandaigua. Rev. G. W. Scudder, pastor of the Universalist Church, officiated at the funeral services held at the late home on Wednesday. Interment was in the Chapman cemetery, Hopewell.



From Clifton Springs Press March 1944

East Bloomfield, N. Y. -  Charles S. Stoddard,
76, died last Monday, March 20, 1944, at his home in Mill Pond road. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mary Stoddard; two sons, George and Charles Stoddard, all of Holcomb; and one daughter, Mrs. George Strapp of Ionia; also several grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday afternoon in the home, Rev. Walter C. Schaeffer, pastor of the First Congregational church, officiating. Burial was in East Bloomfield Cemetery.



From Ontario County Chronicle 26 November 1902

Chauncey Stoddard
died at his home in Pearl street Saturday afternoon, aged 45 years. Death was due to Bright's disease. He was for years in the grocery house now owned by W. W. Wilcox, first with N. Grimes & Son, then with Hollister N. Grimes and then continued with Mr. Wilcox up to a year ago, when he resigned to accept a position as agent for the National Protective Legion. The legion together with a large number of friends attended the funeral on Monday. He is survived by his widow.



From Clifton Springs Press 8 June 1922

Elwyn G. Stoddard,
aged 27, of Shortsville, died in Philadelphia on Saturday. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Morgan Stoddard. In 1916, he entered into partnership with his father and brothers in the undertaking and furniture business. His wife was Miss Marjorie Phalen of Stanley. He was a member of Garoga Lodge, F. & A. M., of Clifton Springs, Canandaigua Chapter, Zenobia Commandery and Damascus Temple, A. A. O. N. M. S. of Rochester. He leaves his wife, one son, his parents, and two brothers Stanley E. and Claire A. The funeral, which was held at the family home on Monday afternoon, was conducted by Garoga Lodge, with an escort from the Commandery.



From Canandaigua Chronicle 8 May 1907

Holcomb, N. Y. -
On Monday, April 29, occurred the death of Mr. Erastus Stoddard of Holcomb, at the ripe old age of 87 years and 8 months. Mr. Stoddard was one of Ontario County's oldest residents, having resided in and near Victor during most of his life. He was born August 14, 1819, and after his parents died he lived with the late Rufus Humphrey of Boughton Hill, where he attended the Boughton Hill district school and received a common school education. When he was 21 years of age he went west to take up a claim where he remained but a few years. December 20, 1854, he married Mary Ann Fox at the Fox homestead which belonged to the original Phelps and Gorham purchase, a grant of which land was taken by Mr. Fox and at his death, transferred to Mr. Stoddard, where he has since resided till the time of his death. Mr. Stoddard celebrated the 87th birthday last August by entertaining one hundred relatives and friends, and then in health and strength belying his years. He was respected and beloved by all who came in contact with him. In politics he was a staunch Republican and cast his first vote for our tenth president and has never failed to vote at a presidential election. Beside his many friends there survive to mourn his death, his wife, three daughters, Mrs. A. B. Mason and Mrs. Isaiah Norton of Holcomb; and Mrs. Thomas Lanning of Honeoye Falls; and one son, Charles of Holcomb; two granddaughters, Mrs. Timothy Donovan of Troy, Mrs. John E. Purdy of Canandaigua; four grandsons, Mr. Leslie Lanning of Honeoye Falls, Mr. Thomas Norton of Wayland, William and Archie Mason of Holcomb; and two infant great grandchildren.  The funeral was held at his late residence Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock, Rev. Boynton of Baptist Hill, officiating. Interment was in the Rice Cemetery. Six grandsons acted as bearers. The honorary bearers were: A. B. Welch, Henry Davis, Cholett Collins, David Thomas, William Norton and O. H. Swift.



From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 23 January 1938

Hopewell, N. Y. -  Mrs. Gertrude M. Stoddard,
54, of this place, died Friday. Funeral services will be conducted in the home of Mrs. Frank Stoddard in the County Home Rd., Hopewell, at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Canandaigua. Mrs. Stoddard leaves a son and daughter, Harold Stoddard and Miss Helen E. Stoddard of Hopewell; two sisters, Mrs. George Decker and Miss Grace Brizee, Seneca Castle; a brother, Albert Brizee, Canandaigua.



From Ontario County Journal 29 June 1906

Naples, N. Y. -  Mrs. Hannah Stoddard,
after three months of suffering, died on June 22, aged 76 years. She had lived since her young girlhood in Naples, though her birthplace was Almond. At 20 years of age she married Absalom Seacord, a merchant here. He died on May 20, 1861. Some years later she married Dr. Amos Stoddard, a widower with three children, and to them she greatly endeared herself by her kind and wise guardianship. She had one daughter, now Mrs. Alice Bartholomew, by her first husband, and at her home she died. She was greatly beloved by her family and friends, and was exceedingly useful in church and society. One older sister, Mrs. Sarah Lyon, is left of her family. Her brothers, well-known business men, were James N. and George A. Gordon. Her stepchildren are Park J. and Miss Alice Stoddard.



From Geneva Daily Times 20 January 1942

Clifton Springs, N. Y. -  Irving W. Stoddard
died Sunday at the age of 82 years. He was born at Moravia, N. Y., and has lived in Clifton Springs for more than 50 years, where for 30 years he was employed by the Clifton Springs Sanitarium. He was an active member of the Methodist church, which he served many years as treasurer. He is survived by his widow and one son, Harold Stoddard of Westfield, N. J.; and one grandchild. Funeral services will be held from the home at 18 Taft Ave., Wednesday at 2:30 p.m., Rev. William M. Hydon officiating. Burial in Clifton Springs cemetery.



From Naples Record 16 September 1871

DIED - In this village, on Wednesday, Sept. 13, Mrs. Jane Stoddard, wife of Dr. A. Stoddard, aged 42 years. Mrs. Stoddard had passed her life here amongst us, was greatly respected for her sterling christian character, and her loss is seriously felt, not only by a husband, children and relatives, and a neighborhood and society so long blessed by her presence. She was happy in the Lord during her illness and full of faith in his presence.



From Phelps Citizen 3 May 1900

Mrs. John M. Stoddard
died very suddenly Wednesday morning of heart disease at her home in Gypsum, aged 78 years. The funeral was held from the home Saturday afternoon at two o'clock, Rev. Mr. Flak of Lyons officiating. Interment was made in the Gypsum cemetery. Deceased leaves a husband and four sons to mourn her loss.



From Geneva Gazette 23 March 1849

Died, in this village on Friday, the 16th inst., Robert W. Stoddard, Esq., in the 72nd year of his age. Mr. Stoddard was a son of Maj. Luther Stoddard, of the army of the Revolution. He was a native of Salisbury in the State of Connecticut, and emigrated to this place in the year 1796, and soon after entered the practice of law, in which, by the vigor and activity of his mind, he attained a respectable standing in the first rank of his profession. He had been confined to his house nearly a year by a painful illness, during which time he turned his thoughts more particularly to the concerns of the future, and manifested a lively and cheerful reliance on the merits of a crucified Savior, which rendered the closing scene of his life tranquil and happy. Thus has he gone to his rest, leaving a worthy family to mourn their bereavement; and adding another to the constantly recurring warning to us all, that we too must soon pass from this to another world.



From Ontario Repository and Messenger 21 May 1873

Mr. Russell Stoddard,
a prominent and influential citizen of the town of Manchester, died at his residence in that town on Sunday last. Mr. Stoddard had reached the advanced age of 84 years.



From Geneva Daily Times 14 February 1907

Canandaigua, N. Y. - Warren C. Stoddard,
one of Ontario's best-known and most respected citizens, died at his lifelong home in the town of Hopewell Tuesday night, after about three weeks' confinement to his bed. He had been ailing for the past year with palsy and other infirmities of age. He was about 79 years old, and leaves, besides his wife, two sons, Chester and Frank Stoddard, and a daughter, Mrs. S. M. Curtis, of Hopewell. Mr. Stoddard was known all through this section, as at one time he was the leading surveyor and engineer, and his knowledge of boundary lines made him a valuable witness in many land suits.



From Geneva Courier 19 November 1879

Mrs. Edward Stokoe
died on Sunday, the 16th instant, at the residence of her family, near Halls Corners. Her age was 65 years.  She had lived probably twenty-five years at Halls Corners, moving there from Gorham, the scene of her girlhood. Mrs. Stokoe was first married to Mr. Phillips, father of A. J. Phillips, now supervisor of Gorham; and then to Mr. Stokoe. She was a lady of excellent mind and amiable qualities, endearing her to a very large circle of friends. Her funeral was appointed for Tuesday, at 11 o'clock.



From Geneva Daily Times 16 May 1922

Stanley, N. Y. - Mrs. Elizabeth Stokoe,
age 80, died Monday night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Jennie Beard, after a week's illness. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Jennie Beard of Hall, Mrs. George Davie of Stanley; one son, William Stokoe of Stanley; one brother, William Symonds; and eight grandchildren. The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home of Mrs. Jennie Beard, Penn Yan Road, the Rev. A. B. Temple of Hall officiating. Burial in the Gorham Cemetery.



From Penn Yan Democrat 9 January 1920

Died in Jerusalem, January 3, 1920, Mrs. Elizabeth Stokoe, aged 79 years. She died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John G. Dixon. She had always lived in the town of Gorham until recently, when she went to her daughter's home for care. She leaves two sons, John L. Stokoe, of Gorham, and James M. Stokoe of Geneva; and the daughter, The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon from her Gorham home.



From Ontario County Journal 23 February 1912

Stanley, N. Y. -
This community was shocked Tuesday evening to hear that Howard Stokoe, a young man living near Gorham, had shot himself. Mr. Stokoe and family, consisting of his wife, a son and daughter, moved from the village of Hall a year ago onto his father's farm near Gorham village. His father found his dead body on going into the barn about 5 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. His motive for doing the rash act is not known. A wife, two children, father and mother, one sister and two brothers survive.



From Geneva Gazette 14 August 1891

Mrs. James Stokoe
of Gorham died at her home on Wednesday of last week, at the ripe age of 83 years.  She was born at Hall's Corners Sept. 17, 1808, one of a family of four daughters and two sons, children of the late Edward Hall, one of the pioneer settlers of that region.  The two surviving brothers are Thomas W. and Edward N. Hall.  The deceased was worthily and most highly esteemed as a woman possessing every Christian virtue.



From Geneva Daily Times 8 December 1908

Gorham, N. Y. -
The funeral of Mrs. James Stokoe, who suddenly died on Thursday last, from a diseased heart, at her home near Ferguson's Corners, took place on Sunday at the Methodist church, of which she was a member, at the hour of morning service. Rev. Edward Jarvis officiated and burial was in the Little Church Cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 18 April 1910

Gorham, N. Y. - 
This community was again shocked by a sudden death on Friday morning when Leonard Stokoe, a farmer living east of this village near the "Little church," passed away. Mr. Stokoe had been ailing during the past year with stomach trouble, and the last few days had not been so well as usual, but his death was unlooked for. He leaves besides his wife, one sister, Mrs. Austin Pulver, of this village, and a brother, Charles Stokoe, who resides in the west. Burial Little Church Cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 1 February 1918

Gorham, N. Y. -
The death of T. P. Stokoe, 86 years of age, took place at his home in this village on Thursday evening, Jan. 24. He had been in feeble health for some time. He leaves, besides his wife, two sons, James of Geneva, and John of Gorham; and one daughter, Mrs. John Dixon of Penn Yan; also several grandchildren. The funeral took place from the home on Saturday. Rev. J. L. Winnemore, pastor of the Presbyterian church, conducted the services and burial was in Hill Crest.



From Ontario County Journal 4 May 1900

Gorham, N. Y. - 
The death of Thomas Stokoe occurred on Monday night at his home near Stanley. Funeral services were held from his home at 2 o'clock on Wednesday. Burial was at Gorham. His age was 77 years. He leaves a widow, one son and three daughters.



From Ontario County Journal 1 December 1899

Reed's Corner, N. Y. -  Harry Stone,
one of the old and much respected citizens, passed away on Sunday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. S. B. Douglass. The funeral was held from the home on Wednesday.



From Ontario County Journal 29 December 1893

Reed's Corners, N. Y. -
Again we are called upon to mourn the loss of one of our people in the person of Mrs. Harvey Stone, who died on Thursday of last week. She had only been sick for a short time, and her death was a sad blow to her family. The funeral was held from the home of her daughter, Mrs. S. B. Douglass on Saturday at 2 o'clock. The interment was at Gorham cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 17 January 1919

Naples, N. Y. -  Mrs. Rhoda Stone
died on Saturday night at the home of her son, George Stone, on Bob Nick. She was born in Henrietta, Monroe county, in 1831. She was married to George Stone, who died 20 years ago. Since then she had lived in Naples with her son. She leaves two sons, George of Naples, and Louis of Rochester; and two daughters, Mrs. Emma Hinckley of Cleveland, O., and Mrs. Edith Manley of Livonia. Funeral services were held from the home on Tuesday afternoon, Rev. A. B. Aldrich officiating.



From Geneva Daily Times 24 December 1903

Mrs. Seward Stone
of Clifton Springs, who died Monday, was an adopted daughter of Henry Wayne of this village.



From Geneva Daily Times 10 December 1909

Phelps, N. Y. -
The funeral of Mrs. Nancy Stonebridge was held Thursday afternoon at the Stonebridge residence, four miles east of Phelps, the services being conducted by Rev. C. C. MacLean, pastor of the Phelps Presbyterian church. Burial was at Raymer's Cemetery. Mrs. Stonebridge was born in the Town of Phelps and had always lived here. She was 58 years of age. Surviving relatives are her husband, James Stonebridge, one son, Ray Stonebridge of Phelps, five daughters, Mrs. Frank Devalder of Rochester, Mrs. Albert Vanderbrooke of Franklinville, Mass., Mrs. Bert Austin of Alloway and the Misses Ruth and Minnie Stonebridge of Phelps, and three brothers, John, Noal and Jefferson Parrish of the Town of Phelps.



From Shortsville Enterprise 7 May 1914

Mrs. Frances Storms,
who resided with her adopted daughter, Mrs. Martin Cooley, on the Lewis farm just south of the village, died at the Hospital of Physicians and Surgeons at Canandaigua on Tuesday shortly after an operation for tumor. Her age was 69 years. She moved to the Lewis farm with the Cooleys in the spring of 1913. Besides Mrs. Cooley, the survivors are four sisters and two brothers. Mrs. Charles Perhamus, of Canandaigua, is one of the sisters. The funeral will be held this Thursday afternoon at Canandaigua and interment will be made in that city.



From Ontario County Journal 28 July 1911

Hopewell, N. Y. - 
The funeral of John Storms, one of the oldest and most respected residents of this place, who died Sunday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Martin Cooley, near Chapin, was held from his late home here on Tuesday afternoon. The services were conducted by Rev. B. D. Showers, pastor of the Methodist church. The interment was in Woodlawn cemetery at Canandaigua. Mr. Storms was 74 years of age. Death was due to heart trouble from which he had been a sufferer for some time, but had been feeling better for a few days. Accompanied by his wife, he was spending the day with their daughter and was just remarking how much better he felt, when, almost without a moments warning, the death messenger came. Mr. Storms was born in Ohio and moved near Lyons and Clyde, where he lived a number of years. He was first married to Miss Elvira Cole of Melvin Hill. In 1877 he married Miss Frances Welcher, near here, who survives him; also a daughter, Mrs. Martin Cooley, and a sister, Mrs. William Cole, of the lake road.



From Geneva Gazette 30 June 1899

Willard Storms
of Phelps recently committed suicide by shooting himself.  He was immediately related to an old and well-known family of that town.  His self destruction is attributed to insanity.



From Ontario County Journal 11 May 1900

Naples, N. Y. - Josiah Story
died at his home on Wednesday night after a brief illness. He was 73 years of age and is survived by a wife and two children, Mrs. Dewey W. Crittenden of Rochester, and Stephen A. Story of Naples. A brother, Lester Story, and a sister, Mrs. J. D. Paterson of Canandaigua, survive.



From Geneva Gazette 26 December 1890

Mr. Albert Stotenbur
died at the residence of his mother on William street at an early hour Wednesday morning last.  The deceased was a gallant soldier of the late war, a member of 4th Heavy Artillery N. Y. V., and a member of Swift Post No. 94 since its organization.  He was greatly beloved by his comrades and indeed by all who knew him.  For several years past Mr. Stotenbur conducted the "privileges" department on the Seneca Lake steamers, and in such manner as gave satisfaction alike to the company and its patrons.  He has been the mainstay of his widowed mother and only sister for a great many years, to whom in their great bereavement we extend heartfelt sympathy.



From Geneva Advertiser 7 March 1893

In the death of Mrs. E. Stotenbur, which occurred last Saturday morning at the age of 71 years.  With one exception, that of her daughter Electa, the entire family sleep in the burial ground.  She had passed through many trials and vicissitudes, now all happily ended.  The daughter takes her place in caring for a brother's family of four children, left orphans at an early age. We have since learned that she was born in Norfolk County, England, and came to this country in 1841, taking up her home in Geneva that year.  Her husband died in 1855.  The funeral will be held from her home tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock.



From Ontario County Chronicle 26 February 1902

Phelps, N. Y. - Mrs. Eliphalet Stotenburg
died very suddenly about 7 o'clock Thursday morning at her home on East Main Street. She had been ill a few days with a severe cold but otherwise was in good health. She arose early in the morning and after warming herself retired to bed again; about 7 o'clock her daughter entered the room and made the discovery that her mother had passed away. Mrs. Stotenburg was born in Columbia county 83 years ago, but had been a resident of Phelps for a number of years. She was a member of the Presbyterian church, and is survived by her husband and two daughters.



From Geneva Gazette 16 January 1874

Mr. Abram Stotenburgh,
residing near Clifton, died quite suddenly of heart disease on Friday last.  He sat by his fireside conversing with a neighbor who had called upon him, when he suddenly fell over upon the hot stove; and on being rescued, which was done instantly, it was found that life was extinct.



From Ontario County Journal 8 October 1880

Canadice, N. Y. - John Stout,
the oldest inhabitant of this town, quietly departed this life at his home on the east side of Canadice lake, on Thursday last, aged 93 years and nine months. His funeral was held from his late residence Saturday forenoon. For many years, Mr. Stout has been a resident here, and he leaves behind an aged and infirm companion, and many other friends and acquaintances who esteemed him in life, and who cherish his memory in death.



From Geneva Daily Times 19 December 1902

Cora C. Stoutenberg,
wife of William H. Stoutenberg, proprietor of the Geneva creamery, died at 5:30 o'clock this morning at her late home, 330 Main street, aged 28 years.  The cause of death was an acute attack of peritonitis. The deceased came to this city four years ago from Milo.  During her residence in this city she was a member of the First Presbyterian church.  She is survived by her husband, one son, William A. Stoutenberg; one brother, Dr. W. F.Sxxxx of Cleveland, Ohio, and her grandmother, Mrs. Eunice Ray, of this city.  Clarence H. Steer of this city is an uncle of the deceased. The funeral will take place at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon, from the house.  Rev. W. W. Weller will officiate. Interment will be in Glenwood cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 20 April 1905

Phelps, N. Y. - Eliphlet Stoutenburg,
ninety-four years old, died yesterday morning. He had been in failing health for some time, but up to two weeks ago he had been quite active. His death is attributed to his advanced age, together with other complications. Mr. Stoutenburg was born a Hyde Park, Dutchess county, October 15 1811. He came to this part of the state when a young man and has lived in this vicinity about fifty-four years. Thirty-five years ago he removed to Phelps and has resided here continuously, living in the same home in which he died. In 1839 he was united in marriage to Miss Clement T. Knapp, who died November 17, 1878. Three daughters survive, Mrs. Louise Ross and Miss M. Ellen Stoutenburg of Phelps, and Mrs. Allan Draper of Syracuse.



From Ontario County Chronicle 30 September 1903

Clifton Springs, N. Y.  - Mrs. T. W. Stoutenburg
died of paralysis at the home of her daughter, Mrs. M. H. Allen, Saturday evening, aged 69 years. She is survived by two daughters, Miss Ruby Stoutenburg of Brooklyn, and Mrs. Allen, with whom she resided. Funeral services were held at the house Monday p.m. at 3 o'clock. Burial in the village cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 1 June 1895

Death at Clifton Springs, May 31 -
The death of Tobias Stoutenburg occurred at his home, south of this place, at 10 o'clock yesterday, from heart troubles, at the age of 62 years.  The deceased was well-known and highly esteemed.  He leaves a wife and two daughters and one sister.  The funeral will be held from the house on Saturday afternoon, at 3:30 o'clock.



From Ontario County Journal 26 March 1897

Clifton Springs, N. Y. -  Mrs. M. Stowe
died at her home in this village on Monday, March 22, aged 76 years. She is survived by a daughter, Miss M. Stowe of Clifton, and a son, Geo. W. Stowe of Buffalo.



From Geneva Gazette 25 February 1898

FOUND DEAD IN A BARN - The Strange Disappearance of Frank Stowell Cleared Up -
Jacob L. Beach and his son, Charles D. Beach, residing at No. 87 Geneva street, had a startling experience at about one o'clock yesterday afternoon. Having occasion to use a box which was stored under a carriage in the rear of the house, Chas. D. Beach, accompanied by his father went to the barn to secure it.  Removing a wheelbarrow which stood under the carriage, the younger Beach pulled forth the box.  As he did so he observed a man lying under the rear of the carriage with his face close to the east side of the barn. Calling to his father, he told him of the discovery, saying that he thought the man was drunk. With the aid of his son, Mr. Beach pulled the carriage away, then took hold of the man who lay on his side. Turning the stranger over so that his face became exposed, Mr. Beach at once discovered that he was dead. The body rested upon some bagging. The face and neck were of a purple or reddish color.  An examination of the bagging by the GAZETTE reporter disclosed a discoloration which proved to be blood.  John Ryan, butcher, viewed the body and immediately identified it as that of Frank Stowell, who disappeared on the night of Feb. 8th.  Stowell had been drinking heavily, and it is supposed that while intoxicated he wandered into the barn to sleep off the effects of the liquor.  The deceased was about 42 years of age, married and his wife is in Steuben county. Stowell has resided in Geneva for about seven years.  He was formerly caretaker of Pulteney Park and also was employed by some of our citizens in caring for lawns, cutting wood, etc. The body was removed to the morgue in the rear of Borgman's furniture warehouse.  An inquest will be held as soon as possible.  Chief of Police Kane is of the opinion that death was due to drink and exposure.

When Stowell left his home, he acted very strange; and as if he was somewhat demented. Since his disappearance, the police have made a diligent search for him, but no trace could be found.  It has been the opinion that Stowell had committed suicide by jumping into Seneca Lake. Coroner O. H. Wright was notified of the finding of the body. He has directed Undertaker Fletcher to take charge of the remains.  Frank Stowell leaves a wife, two brothers and one son. Burial Glenwood Cemetery.



From Shortsville Enterprise 13 December 1944

The death of William H. Stowell of the Outlet Road, town of Manchester, occurred at his home last week Tuesday afternoon, December 5, at the age of 67 years. Mr. Stowell is survived by his wife, Mrs. Harriet Coates Stowell; three daughters, Mrs. Leon Dibble, Mrs. Rupert Raymer and Mrs. Thos. Brown of Geneva; two brothers, James Stowell of Rochester and Harry Stowell of Waterloo; a sister, Mrs. Flora Stowell of Union Springs; and several nieces and nephews. Obsequies were held from a funeral home in Clifton Springs on Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, with the Rev. Leon L. Swarthout, pastor of Manchester Baptist church, officiating. The remains were laid at rest in Sunnyside Cemetery, Manchester town.



From Rochester Democrat and Chronicle 30 August 1934

Naples, Aug. 29 - George C. Straight, 65, died this morning at his home near here. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in the home, with burial in Rose Ridge Cemetery, Naples. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Harriet E. Clement Straight; four daughters, Mrs. Jesse Hulburt, Mrs. Charles Silco, and Mrs. Lewis Silco, all of Pittsford; and Mrs. Burr Mantel of Naples; a son, Arthur Straight, Pittsford; five brothers, Arthur of California, William of Wolverine, Mich., Albert of Newfield, John of Springwater and Erwin of East Rochester; two sisters, Mrs. Jean Roberts and Mrs. Ray Mitchell of Ithaca.



From Geneva Daily Times 19 April 1934

Mrs. Rose Marie Stramandinoli,
wife of Frank Stramandinoli, died last evening at the family home, 9 Wadsworth street, after a long illness. She leaves her husband; two daughters, Mrs. Natale Talome and Mrs. Joseph Luzzi of Geneva; and one son, Michael; twenty-four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Fortunato Carnevale of Geneva; and one brother, Peter Carnevale of Italy. The funeral will be held Saturday morning at 9:30 o'clock from the home and 10 o'clock from St. Francis de Sales church. Burial will be made in St. Patrick's cemetery.



From Clifton Springs Press 16 April 1931

Funeral services for Mrs. Ralph O. Stratton of Park avenue, who died in Memorial hospital, Thursday morning, were held from the home Saturday, at 3 o'clock, Rev. Stephen S. Pratt, former pastor of the Methodist church, officiating. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery. Mrs. Stratton was born in Clifton Springs April 19, 1892. She had been a resident of this city for six years. Besides her husband, who is secretary of the local Y. M. C. A., she leaves two sons, Allen and George, both of this city; her mother, Mrs. George Lehr of Clifton Springs, and two sisters, Mrs. Alma Lehr Mosher of Rochester and Mrs. Lucian M. Shepherd of Evanston, Ill.



From Ontario County Journal 20 September 1878

Mrs. Mary Street,
wife of Oliver Street, of this village, died suddenly at their residence on Coach street, Saturday evening last between six and seven o'clock.  Mrs. Street had been alone during most of the afternoon, and when her little son returned home a little after six o'clock he found her on the floor. Not supposing her dead, he attempted to wake her and then went out and hailed Charles Jackson who came in and found her dead. She had received a gash on the forehead in falling against the window, a light of which was broken. Neighbors were called and a physician sent for, but life had been extinct, in the the opinion of the physician, about half an hour when he arrived, though the body was still warm. An inquest was held at Coroner Shannon's office on Monday when Doctors Smith and Simmons, each of whom had previously treated Mrs. Street, testified that she had been troubled with some difficulty about the heart which was believed to have been the cause of her sudden death. There was no evidence that death resulted from any other cause. She had been apparently as well as usual during the day. Mrs. Street was about 32 years of age.



From Naples Record 13 December 1873

Died, on Monday, Dec. 8, at his residence on Vine St., Lyman H. Strobridge, aged 46 years. Mr. Strobridge has been ailing for weeks and was not thought seriously ill until the last two weeks of his sickness. Inflammation of the lungs set in and was the cause of his death. The funeral was attended from the Christian Church Wednesday at 1 p.m. Mr. Strobridge had lived here but a few years, but by his upright, neighborly, christian deportment had gained many friends, and his loss is sincerely deplored. He leaves a wife and three small children who have the sympathy of our community.



From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 5 June 1938

Canandaigua, N. Y. -  Mrs. Mary Jones Strokirk,
63, died here Saturday in her home, 63 Granger St. Surviving are the husband, Carl A.; two sons, Edward and Joseph, Hillsdale, N. J.; a daughter, Mrs. Charles Kiel, Canandaigua; two brothers, Martin Jones, Cheshire, and Osborne Jones, Wenatche, Wash. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. tomorrow in a local funeral home with burial in Pine Bank Cemetery, Cheshire.



From Ontario County Times 23 September 1891

Port Gibson, N. Y. -
Another of our old citizens has passed away. Mr. Ashbel Strong, died at his home on Saturday afternoon at the age of about 80 years. He leaves an aged wife, three sons and two daughters. The funeral was held at the home on Monday afternoon.



From Geneva Daily Times 20 June 1908

Naples, N. Y. - Mrs. Katharine Parker Strong,
wife of Levi Strong, a lifelong resident of Naples, died at Dr. Green's Sanitarium, Castile, Thursday night, aged 65 years. Mrs. Strong was the oldest daughter of the late Joseph and Hermeone Parker. She was devotedly attached to the Methodist church and was a persistent worker for temperance and other reforms. She leaves her husband, three daughters, Mrs. Rose Fisher of Warsaw, Mrs. Nellie Hubbard and Mrs. W. . Seamans of Naples; a son, Arthur, one sister, Mrs. John F. White of Mount Morris, and two brothers, A. L. Parker of Detroit, and Elihu.



From Geneva Daily Times 16 June 1908

Naples, N. Y. -
The funeral of George W. Strong, late of South Bristol, took place Saturday afternoon. Immediately after a visit with his neighbor, Moses Garnet, in his own yard, Mr. Strong fell and died. He was a large, portly man and had just stated that he was feeling well. He was one of the youngest veterans living in this vicinity, being but 59. He served three years in company G, 146th New York Infantry. He joined Bingham Post G. A. R. in Naples in 1902 and was transferred in 1907. He lost a son three years ago in the Philippines, who was also a United States soldier. Mr. Strong leaves a wife, a son, and two married daughters. the interment was at Baptist Hill Cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 10 April 1899

Henry B. Strong,
the father of Mrs. George Devine, died at the home of his daughter on South Exchange street Saturday at the advanced age of 74 years. The funeral took place at 3 o'clock this afternoon, Rev. C. O. S. Kearton, curate of Trinity church, officiating. Interment was in Washington Street Cemetery.


 
From Ontario County Journal 14 December 1917

Bristol Valley, N. Y. -
The funeral of Mrs. Rachel Strong, wife of the late George Strong, was held at the Methodist church on Tuesday. Rev. W. E. Searles officiated. She had been in feeble health for some time. For the past 15 weeks she had been with her daughter, Mrs. J. O. Bates, west of Bristol, where she died. She had lived a good part of her life in Bristol Valley. She leaves three children, Mrs. J. C. Bates, Mrs. George Saunders of East Bloomfield, and William Strong, of Canandaigua town, and a number of grandchildren.



From Geneva Daily Times 26 October 1917

Clifton Springs, N. Y. -
The death of Mrs. Rhoda L. Strong, wife of Nathan Strong of this village, occurred last night at her home after a long illness. Besides her husband, she leaves one brother, George Grinnell, of Victor. The funeral will be held at the First Baptist Church Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment will be made in Clifton Springs Cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 20 October 1882

Manchester, N. Y. -
The funeral of Mrs. Jennie Stroup, which was held at the M. E. Church last Saturday, was very largely attended. Her remains were interred in the new cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 8 September 1897

The funeral of Cornelius Stroyer, who died Monday at his home, 414 Exchange street, took place at Glenwood yesterday. The deceased was 73 years of age, and had resided in Geneva all his life.



From Ontario County Journal 6 July 1883

Canadice, N. Y. -
An accident befel Alpheus Struble, a son of John Struble of Canadice, on Saturday, which resulted fatally. The boy worked for Alvin McCrossen and on that day toward dark started to drive the cows from the lot. He was found some time afterwards with his skull broken, which is supposed to have been the result of a kick from a horse. Drs. Becker of Hemlock, and Richmond of this village, attended the injured boy, but he only lived until the following Monday. He was about fifteen years old, and his sudden taking off is sad indeed for his parents and friends. Livonia Gazette.



From Ontario County Journal 1 February 1884

Canadice, N. Y. - Mrs. Arsilla Struble,
an old resident of this town, died on Monday. Cause said to be Bright's disease of the kidneys. The funeral services were held at the church on the 16th ult., Rev. Abbott officiating. She leaves a husband, three sons, and three daughters to mourn her loss.



From Ontario County Journal 4 May 1900

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - 
On Friday occurred the death of Mrs. Betsey Struble, aged 79 years, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Vanaken. Mrs. Struble had been a resident of this place for about 60 years. She had been in ill health the past year and her death was not unexpected. She was an active member of the Methodist church and Sunday school. She leaves three sons, Edward Cramer of Hornellsville; Alfred J. of Batavia, and William of Nevado, Mo.; and three daughters, Mrs. Adelaide Myer and Mrs. Elizabeth Estes of East Buffalo, and Mrs. William Vanaken of this place. The funeral services were held from the Vanaken home on Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, the Rev. L. N. Stevens, pastor of the Methodist church, officiating.



From Ontario County Journal 21 December 1917

Allens Hill, N. Y. -
Mrs. John Hays was called to Naples last week by the death of her father, Charles M. Struble, who died at his home on Dec. 11, with burial at Rose Ridge cemetery, Naples. Mr. Struble was a Civil war veteran and enlisted in the Fourth New York Heavy Artillery in 1863, and served until the close of the war. He was a member of the Honeoye Masonic Lodge, and a member of the Grand Army Post at Naples. Mr. Struble was well-known throughout Ontario county, and was held in high esteem by many friends. He is survived by his wife and two daughters, Mrs. Hays, of this place, and Mrs. William Dewick and one son, Burt Struble, of Naples. Friends tender deepest sympathy to the family in their bereavement.



From Ontario County Journal 4 March 1898

Canadice, N. Y. - Mrs. Emily Struble,
an old resident of this town, died at the home of her son, Gilbert Struble, on the 23d of February, at the age of 73 years. Funeral services were held on Friday at the house, interment being in the Canadice Hollow cemetery.

From Ontario County Journal 24 June 1910

Canadice, N. Y. - 
The funeral of Mrs. Emma Struble was held at her late home on Sunday. She had been sick for months with consumption and was a great sufferer, patient and uncomplaining to the last, resigned even to leaving her two little girls, aged four and seven years, and her husband in his loneliness. She calmly faced the inevitable and waited for the summons. She was a consistent Christian, a member of the M. E. church, a loving mother, and faithful wife. Cyrus Allen and wife, Jay Allen and William Allison of Canandaigua, were present at the funeral.

From Ontario County Journal 8 December 1905

Canadice, N. Y. -
This community was greatly shocked on Monday noon to learn that F. Gilbert Struble had committed suicide by hanging. Mr. Struble left home that morning to go to a neighbor's on an errand. He made his errand known at the house and went on to the barn, where it is supposed he immediately hung himself, as he had been there some time when he was discovered at noon by two school boys, who went to the barn for hay. Mr. Struble was an industrious, upright man, respected by all. He had been despondent at times for a few days, but on Monday seemed very cheerful. He had always resided in this place, with the exception of six years when he lived in Wayland. His age was 51 years. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, Claire and Mildred, and one son, Edwin. The funeral was held from the church yesterday afternoon at 1 o'clock, Rev. F. H. Dickerson officiating.



From Ontario County Journal 21 December 1900

Canadice, N. Y. -  Mrs. Hopey Struble
died at the home of her son, Adelbert, on Saturday, aged 68 years. The cause of death was apoplexy. The members of the family were away from home and on their return found Mrs. Struble dead. The funeral was held from the house on Tuesday at 10:30 o'clock. She leaves three sons, John of Livonia, Adelbert and Herman; and one daughter, Mrs. William Cronin, all of this place. Mrs. Struble was a sister of the late Makelvous Huff of Richmond.



From Ontario County Journal 1 November 1901

Canadice, N. Y. -  Isaac Struble,
an old resident of this place, was found dead in his home, near Honeoye lake, last Saturday by Peter Ross. Mr. Ross had not seen him about as usual and on going over found him lying on the floor dead. About 35 years ago Mr. Struble moved to Missouri, where he lived until about five years ago, when he came back to this place. His remains were taken to the home of Edward Bacon and services were held on Monday at the church, Rev. Sowers officiating. He leaves a wife and six children of Hamilton, Mo., and one sister, Mrs. Hannah Sharpstein of Richmond. His age was about 79 years.



From Ontario County Journal 17 January 1913

Canadice, N. Y. -  John Struble,
whose illness has been mentioned, died at an early hour on Wednesday morning. He was born in this town 57 years ago and was the oldest son of Simeon and Hopey Struble. He had lived here nearly all his life. He was married to Stella Bailey, who died three years ago. He is survived by two sons, Howard of this place, and Leon of Springwater; two daughters, Miss Elizabeth Struble of Rochester, and Miss Ethel Struble of Livonia; one sister, Mrs. Libbie Cronin of this town; and two brothers, Adelbert of Springwater and Herman of this place.



From Ontario County Journal 18 February 1887

Canadice, N. Y. - John M. Struble, an old resident of this town, died on the 26th of January. He moved here from New Jersey fifty-nine years ago, and with the exception of a year or two he had lived on the farm on which he died. He was nearly sixty-seven years of age. He leaves several children and a widow to mourn his loss.



From Ontario County Times 10 April 1889

Canadice, N. Y. -  John W. Struble,
a former resident of this town, died in Springwater yesterday, at the age of 46 years. He was, during the late war, a member of the old Pennsylvania Buck Tail Regiment.



From Ontario County Journal 18 May 1888

Naples, N. Y. - Miss Nettie Struble, of West Hollow, in this town, died on Tuesday, aged 20 years, at her home with her grandfather, O. P. Pierce. This affliction is very severe, as Miss Struble was so very essential to the happiness of the families of which she was a member.



From Ontario County Journal 2 July 1880

Canadice, N. Y. - Noah Struble,
an old and highly esteemed resident of this town, died at his home on Saturday afternoon, June 26th, aged about 65 years. Mr. Struble had been in poor health for some time, but even his immediate family did not expect the messenger of death so soon. One week before his death, he attended a picnic on Honeoye Lake, but was taken quite sick before he reached home. For many years he has been a member of the M. E. church, in the services of which he at all times took an active part.



From Naples Record 23 January 1875

Canadice, N. Y. -  Mrs Phoebe Struble
died at the residence of her son-in-law, Joseph Tague, on the 5th inst, aged 83 years. The funeral rites were conducted from the M. E. church by the Rev. S. M. Dayton, in the presence of a large congregation of relatives and friends. Aunt Phoebe has long been an earnest, consistent christian, and was beloved by all who knew her. She was the widow of Dr. Struble, long a medical practitioner in this town. She was the mother of twelve children, all but one of whom are living. Her last sickness was short, and "like a shock of corn fully ripe" was gathered into the heavenly garner.



From Ontario County Journal 3 December 1909

Canadice, N. Y. -
The death of Mrs. Stella Bailey Struble, wife of John Struble, occurred at a Rochester hospital on Friday night. Mrs. Struble had been at the hospital a week and was supposed to be recovering from an operation when suddenly taken worse. The remains were brought to Springwater on Sunday and the funeral was held from the Advent church at that place on Tuesday. Mrs. Struble is survived by her husband and four children: Howard, of this place; Elizabeth, Leon and Ethel of Livonia; three brothers, Joel Bailey of this place; Albert Bailey of Springwater, and Root Bailey of Michigan; and two sisters, Mrs. Sarah Hoppough of Wayland, and a sister living in Michigan.



From Livonia Gazette  17 July 1885

William Struble
died at his home in Canadice last Friday morning, after an illness of but three days. He had been repairing his barns and on Tuesday, after having worked in the rain, was taken with chills, and the disease rapidly developed into inflammation of the bowels. His age was nearly 68 years. William Struble was one of the most prominent men of his town, and we hazard nothing in saying that no man in Canadice had more or warmer friends. Of genial disposition and generous impulses, it was always to meet and converse with him, and his death is sincerely mourned by many outside of his family and relatives. His whole life was an honorable and useful one, and he left an example of industry and integrity that will not be forgotten. He was active in church work, and an appeal for any worthy object found him ready to contribute of his time and means. The funeral was held Sunday, the Rev. Mr. Smith, his pastor, officiating, and the whole town turned out do the last honors to a man eminently deserving of them.



From Geneva Gazette 19 July 1837

Died, in this village, on Wednesday morning, 12th instant, Mrs. Sarah Stryker, wife of the Rev. Peter Stryker. Mrs. Stryker was the daughter of Harmanus Barkerloo, of Long Island. The subject of this notice was his eldest child. She was born in 1766, and was remarkable in early youth for great loveliness of person and amiableness of character. In 1787 she was united by marriage to the Rev. Peter Stryker, at present the oldest minister in connection with the Reformed Dutch Church. After a union of fifty years, she has left him with three sons and two daughters to weep for her loss. They weep for her, not as lost, but as a most beloved earthly friends, who has preceded them to that world of purity and of love, which she was so well fitted to enter. At an early period of life, when the vanities of the world are most alluring, she was drawn by divine grace to the Savior of sinners. His name she has professed, and his cause she has honored by a well ordered life and conversation of nearly fifty years. With a mind above the common order, the most apparent traits of her character were prudence, delicacy, gentleness, and benevolence, which, added to piety, formed an attractive cluster of female excellencies. The world knew but little of her; enough to her was it to be known of him whose precepts she studied and practiced.



From Phelps Citizen 20 October 1932

Winfield S. Stryker,
a resident of the town of Phelps for the past 60 years, passed out his home on Friday evening, October 15th, 1932, after an illness of only a few days, at the age of 85 years. Mr. Stryker was born at Auburn, N. Y., on August 25th, 1847, and was the only son of John and Maria Garritson Stryker. He had three sisters of whom Mrs. J. V. Salisbury of Phelps is the only surviving one of their family. On Feb. 11th, 1880, Mr. Stryker was married to Harriet J. Case and with the exception of one year spent in the village, they have spent their entire married life on the farm northwest of the village. Nine children were born to them, three of them, Winfield, Arthur and Clara have passed on. Besides his wife, the other surviving members of his family are two daughters. Mrs. James Weston of Phelps, Mrs. John Farwell of Geneva, and four sons, Daniel of White Plains, John of Marion, Elmer of Phelps and Harold of Union Springs; also 13 grandchildren. The funeral was held at the home Monday afternoon, the Rev. Charles J. Wood officiating, with burial in Rest Haven cemetery, in Phelps.



From Geneva Daily Times 15 October 1910

Mrs. Ann Montague Stuart, wife of Thomas A. Stuart, proprietor of the Carrollton Hotel, died this morning after an illness of but a few days. Besides her husband, she leaves two daughters, Mrs. Robert Fitzgerald and Miss Agnes E. Stuart. The remains will be taken to Albany tomorrow morning at 8:35 o'clock on the New York Central train. Interment in Albany.



From Victor Herald 13 February 1892

George Stubbs
died at his home in this village last Sunday afternoon, after a lingering illness for several months. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. Mr. Legal at the Universalist church on Wednesday afternoon. The interment was at Boughton Hill cemetery. The deceased was born in Springfield, Ill., in 1840. When quite young his parents moved to this State, where he has resided most of the time since. He was employed as clerk in Bradley's store at East Bloomfield, and for a time at Syracuse with the same parties. He was employed in the store of Wm. Gallup & Co. a number of years, and made many friends. Leaving this position, he formed a partnership with O. L. Lobdell and went into the hardware business in the old Brace building. This business was not successful, and after a few years the firm was dissolved. Since that time Mr. Stubbs has been in poor health and has not been actively engaged in business. The deceased has been a member of Milnor Lodge, F. and A. M., for the past twenty years. In politics he was a Democrat, but never took a prominent part in politics. He was a regular attendant at the Universalist church. In May, 1879, he married Miss Ella Armstrong, who, with two children, survive him; these, with his sister, Mrs. J. D. Bement of Charlotte, Mich., have the sympathy of a large circle of friends. Mr. Stubbs will long be remembered in this community as a man of sterling honesty and untiring industry, a kind husband and father, and a model citizen.



From Ontario County Times 24 February 1864

On Tuesday, 16th instant, an Englishman named John Stubbs, living in Victor, came to Canandaigua on some business and returned on the freight train at 2 o'clock p.m. He was seen to leave the depot at Victor immediately after the arrival of the train at that place, but did not reach home. His protracted absence excited the alarm of his family and neighbors and the next day a search for the missing man was commenced, which resulted in finding his body, on the Friday following, in a swamp north of the railroad. It bore no marks of violence, and it was evident that unfortunate man had been frozen to death. The deceased was a hard working, respectable man, about 50 years old, and leaves a wife and two children.



From Ontario County Journal 5 July 1889

Ann F. Sturdevant - Rushville, N. Y. - After many years of patient waiting and helplessness, the wasting process of pain and old age ended the life of one of our oldest residents in the death of the mother of Mr. E. P. Sturdevant on June 27th at the age of 87 years. She came to this place with her husband 48 years ago. He died in 1865. Since then she has been tenderly cared for by her children. For several years she has been almost entirely helpless requiring constant care and attention which has been faithfully rendered by her kind and attentive son. The funeral was largely attended at the house on Saturday.



From Ontario Republican Times 11 February 1863

DIED - At the Convalescent Camp, near Alexandria, Va., Dec. 28th, 1862, of small pox, Homer Sturdevant, Co. F, 126th Regt., N. Y. S. V., aged 19 years and 21 days, youngest son of L. and E. L. Sturdevant, Hopewell, N. Y. His Captain pays him the following tribute in a letter to his parents announcing his death:

Union Mills, Va., Jan. 18, 1863
I received a line today from the Surgeon of the Convalescent Camp near Alexandria, and the contents thereof bring sad intelligence to me, and I doubt not it will to you. I say sad intelligence to me. I have a good reason to say so, as he, Homer, was a very fine young man, and respected both by the officers and the whole Company; and we all feel as if we have lost a friend, and indeed we have. Homer was proved a true patriot and friend to his country. He died Dec. 29th, 1862, at the Convalescent Camp near Alexandria with small pox. We shall never see him again in this world, but God grant that he may be added as a bright shining star in that better world above where the weary are at rest.



From Ontario County Journal 16 June 1911

Naples, N. Y. -  Augustus B. Sturges,
an old resident of Naples, who had been slowly dying of a cancer for thirty years, succumbed at last at the home of his son, Levi H., in East Bloomfield, June 16. He had reached the age of 75 years. Settling in Naples in the fifties, first in the village as a carpenter, later in the township as a farmer. He made a brave struggle for life, spending all he could earn for a cure of his dread disease, mostly at the cancertorium in Rome. He first married Miss Hannah A. Johnson, of Naples, and three children by her surviving: Levi and Mrs. Albright of East Bloomfield, and William of Geneva. One daughter died young. He married again Miss Augusta Dyer, who bore him one daughter, Grace, who was adopted by Heath Miller of East Bloomfield, and is living there. The body was brought to Naples on Sunday for burial in the family lot in Rose Ridge cemetery. One sister, Mrs. Clarissa Shepherd, lives in Naples.



From Ontario County Journal 11 January 1901

Naples, N. Y. -  Mrs. Augusta Sturges,
wife of Augustus B. Sturges, and daughter of Samuel Dyer, died on Wednesday, Jan. 2, aged 28 years. She was married about one year ago, while residing in Rushville, and came immediately to Naples. She leaves a child three weeks old, both parents, two sisters and a brother.



From Naples Record 27 February 1875

William T. Such
of this village died on Thursday morning, aged 64 years. He was an honest, faithful, upright citizen, and much respected by all who knew him. He was employed for several years in the extensive vineyards of Hon. E. B. Pottle until his decline. He leaves a wife and five children to mourn and feel his loss. The funeral services were held on Friday at 2 p.m. from the M. E. church, Rev. VanBenschoten officiating.



From Ontario County Journal 19 June 1896

Honeoye, N. Y. - Almond Sullivan,
living on the west side of Honeoye lake, town of Canadice, was buried on Wednesday, June 3. He was taken ill at the home of a neighbor, Abner Jackman, where he remained until he died two weeks later, being helped by the town, but was buried by his sister, Mrs. Martha Nudd of Livonia. His age was 65 years. Sullivan had the distinction of having been involved with the law more times than any other person around here.



From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 4 April 1933

Mrs. Anna Sullivan
entered into rest at her home in Holcomb Apr. 3. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Wilhelmina Lincoln of Holcomb; one son, Walter Sullivan of New York; one brother, Richard Finn of Rochester; and two nieces and two nephews. Services from the home Wednesday, Apr. 5, at 8:30 o'clock and 9 o'clock at St. Bridget's Church. Burial in St. Bridget's Cemetery



From Ontario County Journal 23 June 1911

East Bloomfield, N. Y. -
The death of Mrs. Catherine Sullivan, wife of James Sullivan, occurred at her home north of here Tuesday evening after a long illness. Mrs. Sullivan was born in Ireland 66 years ago, and had lived in this town more than half a century. She is survived by her husband, two daughters, Mrs. Matthew O'Brien of Canandaigua, and Mrs. John Bergman of this town; and two sons, William of Philadelphia, and Edward of Canandaigua. She is also survived by a sister, Mrs. Charles Byron of Rochester, and three brothers, Patrick Murray of Holley, and Jerry and William Murray of this town. The funeral will be held from St. Bridget's church this morning.



From Ontario County Journal 15 October 1886

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - Cornelius Sullivan
died last Sunday Eve. after a long illness, aged 80 years. His funeral was attended on Tuesday at St. Bridgets church.



From Geneva Gazette 25 February 1898

Cornelius Sullivan,
a venerable resident of the town, residing on the Pre-emption road north of Loomis's, died died on Tuesday, aged about 75 years.  His funeral was held Thursday from St. Francis de Sales Church.  His wife died about four weeks ago.



From Clifton Springs Press 31 March 1921

Cornelius Sullivan
died at his home on Hibbard avenue Sunday night, after an illness of four months. He was 78 years old. He had been a resident of Clifton Springs for 53 years and was for 35 years an employee of the New York Central. He leaves a wife; two sons, D. J. Sullivan and Bart Sullivan; and three daughters, Elizabeth and Kathryn Sullivan, and Mrs. N. A. Waterman of Fruitland. The funeral was held at St. Felix church on Wednesday morning.



From Geneva Daily Times 16 October 1897

The funeral of Daniel Sullivan was held this morning at 10 o'clock from the church of St. Francis de Sales. It was largely attended, most of the fire companies of Geneva attending in a body. The floral tributes were many and beautiful. There were six honorary and six active pall bearers, chosen from the Holtz Protective fire company. The interment was in St. Patrick's cemetery. The deceased was 24 years of age and unmarried, leaving besides his mother, two brothers and two sisters. The family and friends wish to express their thanks to Mrs. Michael Hawkins for her kindness to Mr. Sullivan while he was ill.



From Ontario County Times 11 August 1875

Mrs. Deborah Sullivan -
On Wednesday night of last week, Mrs. Sullivan, employed as housekeeper by Father English, the pastor of the Catholic church in this village, met with an accident which has since resulted in her death. It seems that for some time past she has been a somnambulist and has at various times been found walking about the home in her sleep. On the night mentioned, she arose in her sleep and passing out of her room into the hall, opened the window and stepped out. This window is on the second floor, and she was precipitated to the ground below, receiving injuries from which she died on Sunday.



From Clifton Springs Press October 1944

Mrs. Hattie Cooley Sullivan, widow of the late James Sullivan, died suddenly of heart trouble, October 5, 1944, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Thomas L. Smith, Canandaigua, whom she had been visiting.  A native of Farmington, she was a member of the Plainsville King's Daughters Society. Besides the daughter, she leaves a son, Adelbert Cooley, of Clifton Springs; a step-brother, Charles Robinson of Lyons, and five grandchildren. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon from the home at Plainsville, the Rev. Harry M. Shepson, pastor of the Phelps Baptist church, officiating. Interment was made in Riverview Cemetery at Plainsville.



From Ontario County Journal 25 May 1894

West Bloomfield, N. Y. - James Sullivan
died at his home here on Tuesday morning, of consumption. He formerly resided in Buffalo, and was in the employ of the White Sewing Machine Co. He was 26 years of age, and leaves a wife and little daughter to mourn his loss. The funeral was held Thursday morning from the Catholic church here, interment at East Bloomfield.



From Victor Herald 28 July 1899

West Bloomfield, N. Y. - James Sullivan,
a resident of West Bloomfield for the past thirty years, died of inflammation of the bowels Wednesday, aged 76 years. He was familiarly known as "Yankee" Sullivan, and although a cripple was noted for his cheerful and jovial disposition. His widow survives him; also two sons and two daughters.



From Ontario County Journal 16 April 1915

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - 
The death of James Sullivan occurred at his home in the northern part of the town on Wednesday morning, after a long illness. The deceased was born in the County Cork, Ireland, 75 years ago, but he is survived by four children, Mrs. M. O'Brien of Canandaigua; Mrs. John Bergman of East Bloomfield; T. J. Sullivan of Rochester and William Sullivan of this town. He is also survived by nine grandchildren. The funeral will be held from St. Bridget's church this morning, mass being said by Rev. P. A. Neville, and interment will be made in the Catholic cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 4 September 1914

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - 
The funeral of Jeremiah Sullivan was held at St. Bridget's church on Tuesday morning, conducted by Rev. P. A. Neville. Interment was in the Catholic cemetery. Mr. Sullivan died at Willard on Saturday, at the age of 83 years. He came from County Clare, Ireland, about 50 years ago. and the greater part of his life since had been spent in this town, where his wife died about eight years ago. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Margaret Beirne, and two grandchildren of Ilion.



From Canandaigua Chronicle 9 May 1906

Holcomb, N. Y. -
On May 1st occurred the death of Mrs. Jeremiah Sullivan. Besides her husband, she leaves one daughter, Mrs. Margaret Beirne of Ilion.



From Geneva Daily Times 28 February 1898

The funeral of John Sullivan, who died at the Franklin house Saturday morning, took place from St. Francis de Sales church this morning at 11 o'clock. The porters of the different hotels in this city acted as pallbearers. The remains were placed on board the 12:05 train for Watkins where the interment took place.



From Geneva Daily Times 22 August 1908

John Sullivan,
aged 40, died Wednesday afternoon at the home of his mother, Mrs. John Sullivan, in New York. The remains will be brought to this city tomorrow morning on the 7 o'clock train and taken to the home of his brother, Henry Sullivan of No. 8 Jackson street. Besides his mother, the survivors are three sisters, Mrs. Henry Brennan of New York and Mrs. Michael Madden, and Mrs. George Hennessy of this city; and one brother, Henry Sullivan. The funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon at 2:00 o'clock from the house and at 2:30 from St. Francis DeSales. Interment in St. Patrick's Cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 20 December 1878

East Bloomfield, N. Y. -
Died in this village, Saturday, December 14th, Mrs. Margaret Sullivan, aged 41 years. Funeral services were held at St. Bridget's Monday morning, Rev. Wm. Hughes officiating.



From Victor Herald 25 August 1899

East Bloomfield, N. Y. -
The remains of Miss Mary Sullivan, who died at Phelps, were brought here and interred in the Catholic cemetery Monday.



From Ontario County Journal 30 September 1910

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - 
The death of Mrs. Mary Sullivan occurred at her home in this village Tuesday morning, September 20. The deceased was born in Skibbereen, Ireland, 84 years ago. She is survived by one daughter, Mary; one sister, Miss Ellen O'Neill of this village; and one brother, Patrick O'Neill of Victor. Funeral services were held at St. Bridget's church Thursday morning at 10 o'clock, Rev. Father Masseth of Canandaigua officiating. Interment was in St. Bridget's cemetery.



From Geneva Daily Times 6 September 1904

Michael Sullivan,
of Lake street, a laborer, was killed by being struck by an engine of a Fall Brook freight train just before 9 o'clock Sunday morning. The accident occurred at the Evans street crossing and Sullivan thought he could cross the track before the train, which was going slowly, reached him. He failed to do it, however, the engine struck him, breaking his hip and making a severe scalp wound and causing internal injuries. He was not so badly injured but that he could walk to the flag house a short distance away, assisted by the flagman, where he remained until the ambulance arrived and he was taken to the hospital, where he was attended. He was so badly hurt though, that he died at 1 o'clock. Coroner Weyburn was notified, and after hearing the particulars, concluded it was purely an accidental death and will hold no inquest. The deceased leaves his wife, a daughter and three sons. The funeral will be held at St. Francis church at 9 o'clock tomorrow morning.



From Victor Herald 7 November 1902

The funeral of Michael Sullivan, who died at Willard last week, was held from St. Patrick's church Monday morning. The deceased is survived by a widow residing in this town, and two daughters, Mrs. B. Bushman of Warsaw and Mrs. T. O'Brien of Mendon.



From Ontario County Journal 20 November 1896

West Bloomfield, N. Y. -  Michael Sullivan,
an old resident and a veteran of the late war, died at his home here on Saturday afternoon. He leaves, besides his widow, eight children: five sons, Michael, Frank, William, James and Joseph; and three daughters, Mrs. Thomas Mason, Mrs. Hurley and Miss May Sullivan, all of this place. The funeral took place on Monday morning from St. Joseph's church, Rev. Simon Fitz Simons officiating. Interment was at Lima.



From Ontario County Journal 13 July 1888

Patrick Sullivan, bath keeper at the Clifton Springs Sanitarium, committed suicide by poisoning on the train between Clifton Springs and Geneva. He arrived in Geneva on the 9:35 a.m. train. When he got off the cars he said he was ill. He took the Kirkwood bus, and as soon as he arrived at the hotel, he stated that he had taken poison. Coroner Maynard was summoned, and was given a letter by Sullivan addressed to his son at Clifton Springs in which he spoke of his determination to die and bade his wife and children goodbye. Sullivan died about ten minutes after he reached the hotel. No cause can be assigned for the rash deed as everything was pleasant in his home and he was apparently happy and cheerful as well as the rest.



From Geneva Daily Times 14 September 1904

The funeral of Patrick Sullivan will take place at 7 o'clock tomorrow morning from the home of Thomas J. Malone, on Geneva street, and 7:30 o'clock from St. Francis de Sales church. The body will be taken on the 8:40 o'clock train on the Pennsylvania division to Watkins, where the interment will be made.



From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 17 February 1924

Holcomb, N. Y. - Rose Sullivan
, 35 years old, wife of John Sullivan, died this morning at her home after an illness of three days. She is survived by her husband; five sons, Walter, William, Louis, John and Charles and three daughters, Margaret, Clara and Mabel. Funeral services will be held from St. Bridget's Church at 10 o'clock on Tuesday morning with Rev. P. A. Neville, officiating. Interment will be made in St. Bridget's cemetery.



From Ontario County Journal 28 July 1911

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - 
The remains of Mrs. Rosannah Sullivan were brought here for interment Sunday afternoon at 5 o'clock, the funeral having been held from the home of her daughter, Mrs. Frank Washburn, where her death occurred from cerebral hemorrhage, July 20. The services were conducted by Rev. J. G. Hann of Allen's Hill. Mrs. Sullivan was born at St. John's, New Brunswick, 73 years ago, and had been in this section about 30 years ago.



From Victor Herald 29 May 1903

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - Mrs. Sarah Sullivan
died at her home near this village Saturday morning, aged 87 years, after a long illness. The only remaining member of the family is Mrs. Sarah Dunlap, a daughter, who has lived with the deceased for many years. The funeral was held from St. Bridget's church Monday morning at 10 a.m., Rev. P. A. Neville officiating.



From Geneva Daily Times 20 September 1905

Canandaigua, N. Y. - Scott Sullivan
died yesterday from dropsy at his home on Green street. He had been a resident of the village only three weeks, coming from Cheshire. His age was 46 years. His wife and five children, Charles of Michigan, Henry of Connecticut, Lewis of this town, Sarah of Coldwater and Ida of Victor, survive.



From Canandaigua Chronicle 25 September 1907

Honeoye, N. Y. -  Timothy Sullivan
died at his home after a long illness last Friday, aged 68 years. Mr. Sullivan was born in Ireland and came to America when quite young. Mr. Sullivan was a good man and citizen. The funeral services were held in St. Mary's church Monday morning. He leaves a wife and one daughter, Miss Julia Sullivan, besides many relatives and friends to mourn his death.



From Ontario County Journal 10 December 1886

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - Mr. Timothy Sullivan died Thursday morning, aged 56 years. Mr. Sullivan was an old resident of this place, and leaves a large circle of relatives and friends to mourn his loss.



From Geneva Daily Times 3 August 1904

East Bloomfield, N. Y. -
The funeral of William W. Sullivan was held yesterday morning from St. Bridget's church. Mr. Sullivan was killed at Worcester, Mass., Friday afternoon. He, with his two brothers, Timothy and Dennis, was employed in a gang of structural iron workers, who were erecting an immense derrick. At a distance of 100 feet from the ground, young Sullivan was at the tip end of a boom arranging the ropes which were to run from the end of the boom to the top of the main upright. Suddenly the great boom cracked and plunged downward, taking the fearless young workman with it. On the instant he leaped for the guy rope only to miss it by a short distance, and then he fell, dying at the feet of his two brothers, who had witnessed the awful descent. The remains were brought to the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John C. Sullivan. Besides his parents, he leaves seven brothers, Dennis and Timothy who were with him, Michael and Jeremiah, Denver, Col., Daniel of Buffalo; Cornelius of Depew; John of East Bloomfield; and one sister, Miss Mary Sullivan of Geneva.



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