Marriages and Deaths from
Ontario County Messenger
Published Canandaigua - Ontario County - NY
3 January 1855
MARRIED - In this town on the 1st inst., by Rev. S. W. Alden, Mr.
Thomason Sutherland to Miss Polly S. Sutherland, all of
At the Franklin House in this village, on the 26th ult., by Rev. A. G.
Bowles, Mr. Elisha P. Camp of East Bloomfield to Miss
Jennette M. Benson of Victor.
In this village, on the 1st inst., by the Rev. A. G. Bowles,
Mr. Asa L. Botsford, formerly of Waterloo, to Miss Sarah M.
Beeman of Canandaigua.
At the Franklin House in this village, on the 1st inst., by M. Metcalf,
Esq., Harvey Hart and Hannah Salt, both of Manchester.
In Arcadia, on the 25th ult., by the Rev. Mr. Shumway, Mr. James M.
Bush of Chapinsville, to Miss Lydia L. Vandeparr, daughter
of Samuel Vandeparr.
10 January 1855
DIED - In Canandaigua, Dec. 27th, Mary McClure, mother
of Wm. McClure, in the 76th year of her age.
In Richmond, Nov. 29th, Almon Clare Reed, aged 22 years.
Died suddenly, in Geneva, on the 1st inst., Mr. Hiram H. Seelye, aged
24 January 1855
MARRIED - In this village, last Wednesday evening, by the Rev.
Mr. Daggett, Mr. Caleb Brinton Jr. of Chester County, Pa., to Miss
Hattie M. Granger, daughter of Gen. John A. Granger of Canandaigua.
In Hopewell, Dec. 1854, by Rev. N. P. Draper of Phelps, Mr. Henry
Wayne to Miss Martha J. Kingsley, both of Hopewell.
DIED - In Seneca on the 12th inst., Mr. John Robson, aged
7 February 1855
DIED - On the 23d of January, ult., at the Walnut Hill
School, Geneva, John J. Lyon, Jun., youngest son of John J.
Canandaigua, aged 15 years, 3 months and 13 days.
On Tuesday morning, Feb. 6th, of consumption, William Saxton, in
the 24th year of his age.
14 February 1855
MARRIED - In Geneva, Feb. 1st, by the Rev. W. F. Curry, Mr.
Albert York to Deborah Ann McKane.
On the 30th of January, at St. John's Church, Hagerstown, Md., by the
Rev. Walter Ayrault, John C. Nicholas, of Geneva to Kate
Clare, daughter of the late Dr. Rench, of the former
In Groton, Tompkins Co., N. Y., on the 18th of January, by the REv. A.
Pomroy, Dr. Calvin H. Carpenter of Phelps, N. Y. to Miss
Jennette K. DeLano, of the former place.
DIED - At his residence in Seneca, on the 23d ult., Mr.
Thomas Vartie, aged 92 years.
21 February 1855
MARRIED - In this village, on the 18th inst., by the Rev. A. g.
Bowles, Mr. Caleb Brocklebank to Miss Martha J. Ferrin, all
of this village.
DIED - In Gorham, on the 17th ult., of consumption, Seth
V., son of Dan S. V. DeGraff, aged 18 years.
In Gorham, on the 31st ult. of consumption, Mrs. Lucinda, wife
of Pitt Cone, and daughter of Lewis P. Witter, aged 32 years.
28 February 1855
MARRIED - In Washington, D. C., on the 15th inst., by Rev. Mr.
Buck, Spencer C. Benham of this place to Sallie E., daughter
of W. G. White of the former place.
On the 20th of January, 1855, Thomas Orton, of the Book
Establishment of Prince Orton & Miller of Geneva, to Miss Sarah
C. Orton, daughter of the Rev. Samuel G. Orton of Gowanda, Erie
Co., N. Y.
DIED - In this village, on the 20th inst. of consumption, Mr.
Benjamin Adams, in the 60th year of his age.
7 March 1855
MARRIED - In Penn Yan, on the 21st ult., Mr. Chester
H. Wood to Miss Jerusha Gaylord, both of Geneva.
In this village, by Rev. A. G. Bowles, Mr. Daniel G. Wykoff
of Hopewell, to Miss Rhoda Bates of this village.
DIED - In this village on Saturday morning the 3d
inst., of Scarlet Fever, little Johnny, eldest son of M. and
Simons, aged 5 years, 8 months and 14 days.