From Geneva Daily Times 23 January 1904
Rushville, N. Y. - The remains of David Uhl, a
former resident of this place, will be brought here for burial
Mr. Uhl died at the home of his son, Allen Uhl, near Canandaigua,
Wednesday. One daughter who lives in Mansfield, Penn., also
survives him. Mr. Uhl was a brother-in-law of Miss Martha Allen,
whose funeral was held this afternoon at the home of her niece, Mrs.
J. W. Bryant.
From Ontario County Journal 27 September 1907
Naples, N. Y. - Michael Ulmer, a resident of Naples for 30
years past, died on Thursday last at Rochester, where he had been
staying for some months. He had a leg amputated some years ago, and
this caused his death. He was the owner of a vineyard on Rhine street.
He leaves a wife and six sons, all adults, two of whom, George and
Peter, live on the home place with their mother.
From Ontario County Journal 19 February 1909
Reed's Corners, N. Y. - The sudden death of Mrs. Edith Wilson
Underhill occurred at her home near Reed's Corners, on Friday
morning, of apoplexy. She was one of the oldest residents of the town
of Gorham, having spent her whole life in it. She was born on the
Wilson homestead, one mile east of Wilson Corners, on Dec. 25, 1818,
and was one of the ten children of James and Hannah Wilson. In 1863,
she married John Underhill, who died in April, 1891. She is survived by
one sister, Mrs. Mary A. Powell, of Reed's Corners, and one brother,
John R. Wilson of Gorham. The funeral was held from the Congregational
church on Sunday afternoon, Rev. Dr. John McCall officiating. She was
buried beside her husband in the Reed's Corners cemetery.
From Geneva Daily Times 8 May 1936
Canandaigua, N. Y. - Injuries received when a truck in which they
were riding was struck by a westbound Rochester & Eastern trolley
just west of the County Home in Hopewell yesterday proved fatal to William Logan, 35,
foreman at the County Farm, and Harry Underhill, 60, an inmate of the
almshouse. Logan died at the Memorial hospital here shortly before 6
o'clock last evening from shock and multiple fractures of the left arm
and leg. Underhill succumbed to a fractured skull earlier in the
afternoon without regaining consciousness. He leaves only a sister
residing in Geneva where he was formerly a well-known barber. Logan
leaves his wife and one son, Harold, of Canandaigua; his father, John
Logan of Honeoye; and a brother, Frank Logan of Victor. Coroner Leon A.
Stetson of Canandaigua said today that he probably would not hold an
inquest into the case because before his death, Mr. Logan made a
statement in which he said that before he drove the truck on the
tracks, he looked in both directions and did not see or hear any
From Ontario Republican Times 1 April 1863
By a letter from Lieut. George A. Sherman of Company K, 126th
Regiment, NYSV, we learn that Henry Underhill, formerly
a resident of this village, died at Centreville, Va., on the 27th
instant. His family, we are informed, received intelligence of the sad
event yesterday. The deceased was a member of Company H, acting as
hospital nurse. He
was a man of excellent character, and much esteemed for his sterling
integrity and patriotic devotion to his country. He leaves a wife
and several children, dependent upon their own exertions for a living.
They deserve the active sympathy and encouragement of our benevolent
From Ontario County Journal 10 April 1891
Reed's Corners, N. Y. - Mr. John Underhill passed away on Monday
morning at 1 o'clock. He had been of usual health until about two weeks
ago when he was taken with pneumonia which caused his death. Mr.
Underhill was 65 years old. The funeral was held at the church on
Tuesday at 2 o'clock. Mrs. Underhill has the sympathy of their many
From Victor Herald 26 April 1901
Joseph Underhill, another of the oldest residents of this village,
died at the home of his son, Frank P. Underhill, Tuesday morning, April
23rd, aged 82 years. Mr. Underhill lived nearly all his life in the
town of Farmington and had but recently moved to this village. He is
survived by four sons, Albert of Lansing, Mich.; Bruce S., principal of
the Underhill Select School, Rochester; Frances T. and Frank P. of
Victor. The funeral was held from the Underhill Hotel Thursday
afternoon, Rev. Frank M. Cole officiating. Interment at the Quaker
From Ontario County Times 4 February 1891
Victor, N. Y. - Mary, wife of Frank Underhill, of this
village, died on Thursday afternoon. The funeral services were held at
the Methodist church on Thursday afternoon at two o'clock.
From Ontario County Journal 16 November 1888
Reed's Corner's, N. Y. - We were not sufficiently informed of the
fact last week to give a notice of the death of Mrs. Sarah
Underhill, which occurred on the morning of the 6th inst., at the
home of Frederick Underhill, in this town, with whom she had previously
resided. She lived to the advanced age of 87 years. She was buried from
the home of her son on Wednesday following her death, and makes another
on the long roll of aged ones who have passed away within the past five
From Geneva Daily Times 13 May 1904
Adams Underwood, father of Mrs. J. M.
Kennedy of this city, died at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon
at the home of his daughter, Mrs. F. W. Clark of Stanley. The
deceased was seventy-one years of age. He was born in Middlesex, where
he lived until he retired from active life three years ago.
He is survived by two sons, E. B. Underwood of Middlesex, and S. A.
Underwood of Seneca; two daughters, Mrs. F. W. Clark of Stanley, and
Mrs. J. M. Kennedy of Geneva. Prayer service will take place at
9:30 Sunday morning from the home of his daughter, in Stanley, while
the funeral proper will be held from his old home in Middlesex at 3
Monday afternoon. Burial will be in Middlesex.
From Geneva Daily Times 28 January 1907
Phelps, N. Y. - The death of Amos Underwood, an
aged and respected resident of this place, occurred at his home on
Ontario street, Saturday. He had been in failing health for some time,
but had not been confined to the house until recently. Mr. Underwood
was the son of Amos and Mehitable White Underwood and was born at
Auburn June 22, 1836. Of a family of nine children, there now survives
but one, a sister of Mr. Underwood, who resides at Chicago. Mr.
Underwood came to Phelps in 1860, and became agent for the New York
Central and the American Express Companies. This position he held for
twenty-five years, when he resigned to accept the position of cashier
in the bank of J. H. Roy & Co. After fifteen years service in the
banking business, Mr. Underwood retired
from active business life. June 7th, 1850, he was united in marriage to
Miss Laura Bostwick, who survives. Mr. Underwood was a member of the
church at Clifton Springs. He was possessed of an honorable Christian
and with his genial disposition, he commanded the esteem and confidence
of a host of friends. His survivors, besides his widow, are three
children, Miss Anna Underwood of Phelps, Mrs. Henry D. Hopkins of
Pa., and Frank Underwood of Providence, R. I. The funeral services will
be held at his late residence this afternoon. They will be conducted by
Rev. Mr. Yantis, pastor of the Universalist church at Auburn, assisted
Rev. G. A. Harvey of St. John's church, Phelps. Tomorrow the remains
be taken to Auburn for interment at Port Hill cemetery. The services at
grave will be conducted by Rev. Leonard Chrystler of Auburn. Burial
Hill Cemetery, Auburn NY.
From Geneva Daily Times 10 April 1905
Phelps, N. Y. - Mrs. Laura Anna Underwood, seventy-eight years
old, wife of Amos Underwood, died Saturday as the result of a stroke of
paralysis, which she suffered last Monday. She remained unconscious
until death. She was a consistent communicant of St. John's Episcopal
Church. Her early life was spent in Auburn, her native city. Her maiden
name was Laura Bostwick. She was married to Mr. Underwood in 1848. They
moved to this place in 1861. Here they had since resided. In 1898 they
celebrated their golden wedding. Besides her husband she leaves two
daughters and one son, Miss Anna Underwood of this place, Mrs. Henry
Hopkins of Titusville, Pa., and Frank Underwood of Phelps. Burial will
be in Auburn. Note: Laura Anna Underwood is buried next to
her husband, Amos Underwood, in Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn NY; her
burial listing states died Apr 11 1905; ae 77 yrs.
From Geneva Daily Times 17 April 1917
Gorham, N. Y. - Mrs. Sarah A. Underwood, widow of George
Underwood, whose death took place at her home in Potter last Friday, at
the age of 87 years, was born in the town of Gorham, the daughter of
Warner Cole and Mary Ann Ferguson who were pioneers in this section.
Besides one son, Charles C. Underwood, with whom she lived, she is
survived by one sister, Mrs. Charlote Southerland, 95 years old; and
Warner P. Cole, 82 years old, both of this village. Funeral took place
from the home on Sunday at 1 o'clock and interment was in the Little
Church cemetery near Hall.
From Ontario County Chronicle 25 September 1901
Phelps, N. Y. - Michael Unger, aged 80 years, died Friday morning,
following only a few days' illness with bowel trouble. For many years
he was a highly respected resident of Lyons. During the past few years
he has resided here with his son, George, besides whom he is survived
three sons and three daughters. His remains were taken to Lyons Sunday
Further in same paper - Michael Unger, a native of Alsace,
Germany, died ---- survived by four sons and three daughters.
From Geneva Advertiser Gazette 30 November 1905
Edson Updike died at his home on West Lewis street Monday
afternoon, of heart weakness, from which he had suffered many years,
but had been confined to the house but two or three weeks. He came here
from Seneca County, and was proprietor of the Gasper grocery store for
two or three years but lately had been an insurance solicitor. He was
an honest citizen.
From Geneva Daily Times 10 February 1931
The funeral of Mrs. Ella M. Updike, who died Friday at the
home of her daughter, Mrs. Hobart Flick, was held this afternoon at
1:30 o'clock from the residence with the Rev. Alexander Thompson of the
North Presbyterian church officiating. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery.
From Shortsville Enterprise 7 July 1927
The death of Egbert G. Upham occurred at his home in Hebron
avenue, Shortsville, at 7 o'clock Wednesday morning, following a long
illness. His age was 73 years. Egbert G. Upham was born at Sherburne, N.
Y., on September 4, 1853. He lived in that village until about 36 years
ago, when he located in Shortsville, where he had since continuously
resided. He was employed for many years in the plant of the Empire Drill
Company, having contract work there. He chose as his wife, Miss
Florence M. Alcott of Sherburne. He was a member of Universalist church
at Clifton Springs. The survivors are his wife, one son, Prof. Alson A.
Upham of Brooklyn; one daughter, Miss Mabel Upham of Rochester; one
sister, Mrs. Hiram H. Huntington of Rochester and several nieces and
nephews. Funeral services will be held from his late home on Friday
afternoon at 4:30 o'clock, and burial will be made in Brookside
From Ontario County Journal 29 November 1895
Phelps, N. Y. - Mrs. Caroline F. Upright, widow of the late Daniel
Upright, died at her home on West Main street Sunday of general
debility, aged 70 years. The deceased was a daughter of the late George
Condit, and was an old resident of the place. The funeral services were
held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. with interment in the old cemetery.
From Ontario County Journal 4 January 1889
Victor, N. Y. - Josiah Upton, one of the oldest and most highly
respected citizens of this town, died very suddenly last Saturday
evening, of neuralgia of the heart. He was taken without warning while
sitting in his chair at home, and although Dr. Mead responded
immediately to a call, his efforts were without avail and the venerable
passed away peacefully and without a word. Mr. Upton was a lifelong
of Victor, being born in 1812 on the estate now occupied by J. Hawkins,
which was the paternal homestead. His brother, Judge Upton, is living
Washington, D. C., but was too ill to attend the burial. He was in
in the summer on quite an extended visit. Mr. Upton was a well-informed
man upon political and legal topics, and his counsel was often sought
by friends and neighbors. Of a kind and generous nature, his vivacity
led strangers to call him younger than the three score and sixteen he
He leaves a widow and three children, all at home except Mrs. Hancock
Ohio. The funeral was held Wednesday at the Methodist Episcopal church
Victor, of which his parents were among the founders.
From Victor Herald 7 November 1891
Wm. R. Upton, son of the late Josiah Upton, died at the home of
his mother, about three miles north of this village last Sunday
morning. He had been ill for about three months with
inflammatory rheumatism, and this, in complication with heart disease,
caused his death. Mr. Upton was born in this town March 8, 1838. When
a young man he went to Ohio and engaged in the nursery business with
his uncle. Early in the war he enlisted in Co. D, 105th Ohio Vol.
and was taken prisoner at Lexington, Ky., when he had been at the front
only a short time. He was then sent to the parols camp where he staid
exchanged, and again sent to the front in Tennessee. He was taken sick
and sent to the hospital at Memphis, where he was discharged and came
home broken down in body and mind. He soon rallied and went into
as a photographer in Lima, but the exposure and privations of the army
had thoroughly undermined his constitution and he was compelled to
retire from active business. For several years past he has resided with
his parents in this town. He was never married. He leaves an aged
mother and two sisters, Mrs. McCarthy of this town and Mr. Maria T.
Hancock of Chilo, O. The funeral was attended from his late home on
Monday afternoon, Rev. Mr. Frost conducting the services. The remains
were buried in the family lot at Boughton Hill.
From Geneva Daily Times 2 March 1904
Donald Urquhart died at 5 o'clock this morning after a six-day
illness with plural pneumonia, at his home, 465 Pulteney street, aged
sixty-one. He was born in the county of Ross, the roughest shire of the
Scottish Highlands, where throughout his early life he was employed as
a gardener. In 1861 he took to the sea and for four years, led the life
of a sailor, serving on the great lakes as well as the high seas.
Tiring of the sea life in 1865 he settled in Geneva, where he resumed
his former occupation of gardening. For five years, during the
eighties, he was janitor of Hobart college, and for the last two years,
he has been the florist for Mrs. L. D. Collins. He was a member and
regular attendant at the First Presbyterian church. Mr. Urquhart was
principally known in Geneva as a
Scotch piper. During his residence of nearly forty years in this city
and his bagpipe constituted the principal feature on scores of public
gatherings and entertainments. In the years in which he was intimately
associated with the college, festivities pursuant to the burning of
Analytica were not complete unless "Big Donald" in kilts, with his
pipe, led the midnight processions. Besides the playing of the bagpipe,
he was characterized by his huge physique. He was considerably over six
feet tall and was built in proportion. He is survived by his widow, two
sons, Donald, Jr., and Robert Urquhart; a daughter, Mrs. John L. Watson
of Geneva, and two brothers, Alexander of Toronto, and William of
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