Marriage and Death Notices
Ontario Repository & Messenger - published Canandaigua NY
1 January 1868
MARRIED - At the residence of the bride's parents, on the 19th
inst., by Rev. J. Alabaster, Mr. James H. Jones, of Jackson,
Mich., to Miss Phila A., daughter of Charles Warner, Esq.,
DIED - In this village, on the 20th of December, 1867, Mrs.
Ann J. Anderson, widow of the late William Anderson, age 76 years.
22 January 1868
DIED - In Gorham, January 19th, Mary T. Smith, of
paralysis, consort of Nathaniel Smith, after an attack of five days;
aged 72 years.
MARRIED - At
Geneva, Wednesday, January 29th, by the Rev. Samuel J. Rogers, Mr.
Michael S. Borall of Torrey, Yates co., to Miss Maria Jane
Osborne, adopted daughter of Wm. DeGraff, Esq., of Gorham.
DIED - At
her residence in Canandaigua, January 26th, in the fifty-first year of
her age, Isabella Maria Stuart Menteath, widow of Capt. Thomas
L. Stuart Menteath. And thus have her children lost a devoted mother,
her relatives, an ornament, the poor a friend.
11 March 1868
DIED - At
Canandaigua, on the 2d day of March, aged 72 years, Mrs. Mary
Howard, relict of the late Henry Howard.
25 March 1868
DIED - At
her residence in Clifton Springs, on the 12th inst., Phebe J.
Crane, widow of the late Lyman Crane, in the fifty-sixth year of
22 April 1868
DIED - Dr. R. B. Cuthbert, an old resident of Geneva, died
recently of paralysis.
also another old resident of the same place, died a few days ago.
29 April 1868
MARRIED - At the residence of the bride's father, in Fort
Plain, N. Y., on Wednesday, April 22d, by the Rev. G. D. Consanl of
Mohawk, N. Y., Mr. Cornelius M. Palmer of Canandaigua to Miss
Minnie L., daughter of George G. Nellis, Esq.
6 May 1868
DIED - In Hopewell, on the morning of the 4th of May inst., Charlotte
Gilbert Skinner, wife of Mr. James Howard, and mother of
Clinton Rice, Esq., of Washington, D. C., and Hon. Geo. C. Rice of
Milford, Del., aged 61 years.
13 May 1868
DIED - In this village, on the morning of the 6th inst., Catharine,
beloved wife of Wm. King, Sen., aged 79 years, and mother
of Wm. King, Jr., of Buffalo.
At Hopewell, Thursday, May 7th, of dropsy on the brain, Inez R., only
daughter of Hiram and Lucy N. Depue, aged 10 years and 9
20 May 1868
DIED - In this village, May 14th, of disease of the lungs, Charles
W. Root, aged 26 years.
In Gorham, on the 10th inst., Adam Fake, in the 80th year of
At Dowagiac, Mich., on the morning of the 5th inst., Mrs. Catharine
Saunders, formerly of this village, aged 74 years.
May 9th, Julia W. Jackson, daughter of the late Amasa and Mary
27 May 1868
DIED - In Marion, N. Y., on Wednesday, May 13th, of liver
complaint, James Stephenson of this village, aged 56 years.
17 June 1868
DIED - At Canandaigua, June 9th, Frankie, youngest
child of Henry M. and Fannie W. Field.
At her residence in Naples, on the 11th inst., of apoplexy, Mrs.
Jane Maxfield, widow of Michael Maxfield, and mother of Hiram
Maxfield and Mrs. E. B. Pottle. Her age was 73 years.
24 June 1868
DIED - In this village, on the 10th inst., Gurdon Spencer, Sen.,
aged 67 years.
1 July 1868
MARRIED - In the church at Centerfield, on the 10th inst., by
the Rev. C. S. Leffingwell, Mr. Fred S. Cooley to Miss
Ellen A. Morse, all of Canandaigua.
DIED - At Geneva, June 22d, after a brief illness (inflammation
of the brain), Frederika, second daughter of Corydon
Fairchild, editor of the Ovid Bee, aged 19 years, 7 months and
8 July 1868
MARRIED - At the residence of the bride's father, in
Canandaigua, July 2d, by Rev. J. Joralemon, Mr. Daniel I. Boswell and
Miss Bell L. Spangle, both of Canandaigua.
29 July 1868
MARRIED - On Thursday, July 23d, at St. John's Church, in this
village, by Rev. C. S. Leffingwell, Rector, Elihu M. Morse, Esq.,
to Miss Sarah E. Sherman.
DIED - At Seneca Point, on the 15th inst., of ,diphtheria Maggie,
daughter of C. D. and Anna E. Castle, aged 3 years and 6
At Canandaigua, July 24th, Jane, wife of Robert Robinson, Esq.,
in the 69th year of her age.
5 August 1868
DIED - On Tuesday, August 4th, Alfred, infant son of
and Louise H. Finley; aged 5 months.
2 September 1868
DIED - In Canandaigua, on the 20th inst., Miss Hannah
Upham, in the 80th year of her age.
In this village, August 26th, Charlotte S. Bishop, aged 45
16 September 1868
DIED - In Geneva,
Sept. 5th, Willie E., son of George and Maggie
M. Proudfit, aged 21 months and 15 days.
7 October 1868
DIED - At the residence of Mrs. B. H. Ackley, in Canandaigua,
Oct. 2, Catherine Condon, in the 25th year of her age.
14 October 1868
MARRIED - At the Webster House, Wednesday, October 14th, by the
Rev. C. S. Leffingwell, Mr. Stephen V. Lines, Jr., to Miss
Frank Benham, all of this village.
11 November 1868
MARRIED - At Geneva, on Saturday morning, 7th inst., by the
Rev. Dr. Rankine, Gen. John S. Platner to Anna Louise, daughter
of Hon. W. W. Wright.
DIED - In this village, on the 7th inst., Herbert Brown, aged
In Manchester, on the 10th
inst., John Pratt, an old and highly respected citizen of that
25 November 1868
DIED - In Geneva, on the 16th inst., Anthony H. Bradt, aged
85 years. Mr. Bradt was the father of Mr. John G. Bradt at this village
and one of the oldest residents of Geneva.
Recently at the residence of his son, in the town of Atifalcus, county
of Decatur, State of Georgia, Thomas Waugh, son of the late
Peter Waugh, aged about 50 years; formerly and for many years a
of the town of Gorham in this county. His native place was near
Killeybags in Ulster county, Donegal Ireland.
2 December 1868
DIED - In this village, on Tuesday, November 24th, Sarah
A., wife of Charles W. Hoffman, Esq., and only daughter
of Mark A. and Jemima Squier, formerly of Seneca Falls.
On Tuesday morning, Dec. 1st, Wm. McGinnis, Jr., son of Wm.
McGinnis, aged 18 years, 10 months.
16 December 1868
MARRIAGES - In Bristol, Dec. 10th, by Rev. S. J. Douglass, Mr.
Jr., and Miss Acksah M. Tiffany.
DIED - At East Bloomfield, on Saturday, Dec. 5, Fred A., only
son of Charles and Antoinette McMaster, aged 7 months and 6
23 December 1868
MARRIED - At Canandaigua, Dec. 16th, at the residence of the
bride's father, by
the Rev. J. Alabaster, Mr. T. Eddy of Fort Edward, N. Y., to Miss
M. E. Underwood of this village.
6 January 1869
DIED - In this city, on the 5th inst., of scarlet fever, Helen
Augusta, only daughter of Frances A. and Howard L. Kelly, aged
2 years and 3 months.
24 February 1869
DIED - At Canandaigua, on the morning of the 22d of February,
of typhoid fever,
James Draper, elder son of George W. and Catherine P. Bemis,
in the 16th year of his age.
In this village, on the 15th inst., of typhoid fever, Austin
Steward, aged 76 years.
3 March 1869
MARRIED - At the residence of the bride's father, in
Canandaigua, on Thursday, the 25th of February, ult., by the Rev. F. B.
Allen, Hon. Samuel D. Backus, of Poughkeepsie, N. Y., to Zilpha
A. Clark, daughter of ex-Governor Myron H. Clark.
DIED - In this town, Feb. 8th, Ella, daughter of
Charles and Mary Warner, aged 32 years. She occupies the same
grave with her twin sister, Julia, who died July 11th, 1866.
In this village, on the 27th inst., Mathias Latz, aged 71
years, 4 months. Mr. Latz was one of the oldest German settlers in this
village having settled here in 1848.
10 March 1869
DIED - In Canandaigua, Tuesday, March 2d, Climera, daughter
of Josiah and Unice Sutherland, aged 53 years and 21 days.
24 March 1869
DIED - In Rockford, Ill., March 10th, of consumption, Wm.
D. Gregory, aged 50 years, formerly a resident of Hopewell,
Ontario county, N. Y.
On Tuesday morning, 23d inst., Henriettie Welles, daughter of
the late Theodore H. Hale, aged 16 years.
31 March 1869
DIED - In Canandaigua, Friday, March 26th, William W.
Jobson, in the 80th year of his age.
7 April 1869
DIED - At his residence in the village of Naples, on the 3d day
of April, 1869, James L. Monier, Esq., aged about 69 years.
At Canandaigua, on Sunday, April
4th, Eldad Clark, aged 87 years.