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From Shortsville N. Y. Enterprise 20 February 1909

The death of Mrs. Carlton Warner occurred at her home in Main Street Manchester, on Saturday morning after an illness of about two weeks from septicemia. Her age was 26 years.  She was formerly Miss Margaret Power, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Power, who reside north of that village and had spent all of her life in the Town of Manchester. She was united in marriage to Carlton Warner about five years ago and had made her home in Manchester village since her marriage.  Besides her husband, she is survived by a son 22 months old, her parents Mr. And Mrs. Philip Power; 3 sisters, Mrs. Charles Hackett, Miss Ellen and Miss Marie Power; 3 brothers; Edward, William, and George Power all of Manchester. The funeral services were held at St. Dominic’s Tuesday morning at 9:30, Rev. Father Byrne officiating. The interment was in the Catholic cemetery west of Clifton Springs.

From Shortsville N. Y. Enterprise 14 April 1911

On Sunday last at his farm home, about 5 miles northeast of Manchester, occurred the death of Joseph Warner, one of the well known and prosperous farmers of this township. Death was due to blood poisoning, which followed the accidental sticking of a pin into his flesh about three weeks ago. He was 55 years of age.   Joseph Warner was born in England, and came to make his home in America about twenty-two years ago. He was married to Miss Mary Worden, of Manchester, who survives him.  He also leaves three daughters, Mrs. Clara Robinson, Miss Gertrude Warner, and Miss Flora Warner of Manchester; three sons, Carlton of Port Gibson, Raymond of Palmyra, and Edward of Manchester; also, five brothers, John Warner, George Warner, Thomas Warner, William Warner, and James Warner, all of Manchester. The funeral services were held from the Baptist Church in Manchester on Tuesday afternoon at 2:00 and were in charge of the pastor, Rev. Frank Eden. The burial was in the family plot in Brookside Cemetery in this village. 

From Shortsville, N. Y. Enterprise 30 April 1909

Joseph Worden died at Rogersville, Michigan, April 30, after a long illness.  He was born in South Bristol in 1840.  When young, he came to Manchester to live.  He married Rose Philly of Manchester, she died four years ago.  He was a veteran of the Civil War; serving from 1862 thru the end, in the 126th regiment NYS Volunteers. He is survived by two brothers; Paul of Manchester, and Marvin of Hemlock.

From Shortsville N. Y. Enterprise 8 May 1914

The death of Paul Worden, one of the oldest and best known residents of this section, occurred on Sunday morning at the home of his daughter Mrs. Joseph Warner, about 4 miles northeast of this village. His age was 83 years. Mr. Worden has been in poor health for a number of months.

Mr. Worden was born in the township of Farmington on January 24, 1832, on what is now known as the Darius Rush farm.  When about 12 years of age, he went to live with Assemblyman Thomas McClouth, where he remained until he was 21 years old. He also resided in Bristol at one time, but about 70 years of his life was passed in this section. 

He was town constable of Bristol for two years, and served in the same capacity in the town of Manchester for 17 years. Two years each were spent as town collector for the above named townships. He completed his last term as such in this township in 1913.  He was also known as a weather forecaster of considerable ability.

The deceased chose as his life partner Miss Louise Wheat, of Manchester, who passed to the great beyond several years ago.  He was of a family of eight children, and his father came from Tioga County nearly a century ago. His grandfather Sylvester Worden was a Revolutionary pensioner. He was a member of Manchester Grange and Manchester M.E. church.

The survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Warner and Mrs. William Post of Manchester, and Miss Ethel Worden of Clifton Springs; two sons, Loren Worden of Canandaigua and Arthur Worden of Manchester; also, one brother, Marvin of Lima. The funeral obsequies were held from the Manchester M.E. church on Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock, the pastor Reverend W. W. Lane officiating. The burial followed in Manchester Village cemetery.

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