"Wr" to "Wz" Obituaries

From Ontario County Journal 18 August 1876

The death of John Wride, a prominent citizen of Geneva, occurred on Sunday, the 6th inst., of apoplexy.  The evening previous, while taking a bath, the stroke came upon him.  He was 59 years of age, and leaves a wife and family.

From Ontario County Journal 1 June 1917

Rushville, N. Y. -  Aaron Wright
died on Saturday at Willard State Hospital, aged 78 years. He was born at Naples, a son of Sanford and Orinda Proctor Wright, pioneer settlers at Garlinghouse, and with the exception of a few years spent at Hopewell had always lived in or near Naples. He had been an invalid for the past four years. Fifty years ago he married Miss Ida Whitman, of Naples, who died in 1888. Three years later he took his second wife, Mrs. Jennie Anabel, who died in 1904. He is survived by three children, Mrs. Fred VanEps of Rushville; Charles Wright of Detroit, Mich.; and Irving Wright of Brooklyn; one sister, Mrs. Martha Wetmore of Atlanta; and five brothers, Hiram, Marcus and Charles Wright of Atlanta, Chauncey Wright of Wayland and Loren Wright of Springwater. The body was brought to his daughter's house here on Saturday, and following a brief funeral service there on Monday, was taken to Naples where services were held in the Methodist church, of which he was a member. Rev. G. L. Pasche of Rushville officiated at both services. Burial was at Rose Ridge cemetery, Naples.

From Ontario County Times 25 July 1880

Naples, N. Y. - 
Last Monday Mrs. Aaron Wright was buried from the M. E. Church. For two years she has suffered with cancers; had some taken out at Dr. Kingsley's in Rome, but others developed immediately. She is a sister of Dep. Sheriff Whitman.

From Ontario County Journal 16 July 1909

The friends of Mrs. Edwin A. Wright, Pleasant street, were shocked on Monday to learn of her death, which occurred suddenly about 3 o'clock that morning. Mrs. Wright retired on Sunday night in her usual health. Death was due to heart disease. Mrs. Abbie Gauss Peck Wright was born in Weathersfield, this state, in 1839, and had been a resident of this village for 42 years. She was a member of the Methodist church and was actively interested in its welfare, and in missionary and temperance work. She was a member of the Home and Foreign Missionary societies of that church and of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Her whole life had been one of devotion to those things which tended to uplift humanity, and her place in the circles in which she was so faithful will be hard to fill. Rev. Ward Mosher conducted the funeral services on Wednesday afternoon and burial was at East Bloomfield. Besides her husband, Mrs. Wright is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Clarence J. Beecher, and two granddaughters, Misses Ruth and Alice Beecher of this village.

From Ontario County Journal 14 August 1896

Naples, N. Y. -
The death of Mrs. Amanda L. Wright, widow of the late Z. B. Wright, occurred on Sunday last at her home in this village. She was 67 years old. She leaves as members of her family, her mother, Mrs. Betsey Treat, aged 88 years, who is still very strong and active, and her son, Joseph Wright. She came to Naples from Ohio when a girl to visit relatives, and, liking the town, she remained and soon married, and had lived here ever since.

From Geneva Daily Times 10 May 1907

Canandaigua, N. Y. - Mrs. Ann Porter Wright died suddenly yesterday morning at the home of her step-daughter, Mrs. Frank H. Hamlin, Gibson street, with whom she resided, having suffered a stroke of apoplexy. Mrs. Wright was in her eighty-third year and until within three months had been quite well. Since then she had lost strength, caused by a slight stroke of apoplexy. She was the daughter of Judge Josiah Porter, a prominent resident of East Bloomfield. Her entire life, previous to 1873, spent in her native town.

From Ontario County Journal 29 December 1899

Honeoye, N. Y. - Mrs. Augustus Wright
died on Monday after a lingering illness. The funeral was held on Wednesday from the late residence, Rev. T. A. Stubbins officiating. The interment was made at Richmond Center. She leaves a husband and three children: Perry, Edward and Grace Wright. She had long been a patient sufferer, and a large circle of acquaintances and friends feel her loss deeply.

From Geneva Daily Times 16 January 1896

At 10:10 o'clock this morning, freight train No. 2 - 81, Engine 36, on the Fall Brook railway, struck Charles H. Wright, of Geneva, killing him instantly. The accident happened on the Washington street crossing of the Fall Brook Railroad. Mr. Wright had been to the Veneering works to get some wood and was returning to his home, 10 Washington street. He had got upon the railroad crossing when the freight train, going north, struck him. The engine and two cars passed over his body, smashing every bone in it, and cutting off the left leg below the knee. Death was instantaneous. The engineer, reversed his engine, the remains were picked up the train crew, chief of police Kane, Coroner Wright and others, and removed to undertaker Borgman's morgue on Exchange street. At the request of Mrs. Estelle, daughter of the deceased, Coroner Wright empaneled a jury this afternoon who viewed the body and adjourned to meet at Charles D. Leonard's office Monday evening.

Charles H. Wright was 76 years of age and had made his home with his daughter, Mrs. John Estelle, at 10 Washington street, in this city for the past several years. He drew a pension of $12 a month from the government which was the principal support of himself and daughter. From time to time he went to the soldiers home at Bath where he would remain a short time and then return to his Geneva home. Two daughters survive him, Mrs. John Estelle of Geneva, whose husband is dead and who had depended upon the pension of the deceased for the principal support of herself and two young daughters. The other daughter is Mrs. Detrick Brauar whose husband is the proprietor of the Bruar Hotel, No. 436 Exchange street.

From Geneva Gazette 1 August 1873

Mrs. Charles J. Wright,
residing on South Water street, while attending a very sick daughter at Auburn last week Thursday, was suddenly seized with apoplexy, fell from her chair and expired.  This morning the sad news comes that the daughter is also dead.

From Livonia Gazette 16 May 1940

Mrs. Elizabeth Wright,
84, widow of Hugh Wright, and a lifelong resident of Canadice, died Thursday evening at the home of Miss Elizabeth Struble, East Lake road, Conesus, where she had received care for some time. She had been an invalid for several years. Mrs. Wright was the youngest daughter of Allen and Martha Ann Swan Huff and was born in Canadice, Sept. 3, 1856. She was a student at Lima seminary and afterward taught in several schools. June 12, 1881, she was married to Hugh Wright, also of Canadice, the ceremony taking place in the Canadice church, of which she was a member for many years. She was a charter member of the Ladies' Aid society and as long as her health permitted, was a faithful worker in both groups. She had passed all of her life in the town of Canadice. Funeral services for Mrs. Wright were held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Jay Becker, Canadice, and at 2:30 at the Canadice church. The Rev. H. I. Chattin, pastor of the church, officiated. Mrs. Sanford Bush and Leslie Paine sang two selections. Interment was in Canadice cemetery by the side of her husband, who died in 1923. The bearers were Frank Seward, H. E. Hayward, George Affolter, Dayton Becker, W. N. Preston and Willis VanDuyne.

From Naples Record 13 December 1873

Mr. Geo. Wright
of East Bloomfield died Friday eve, Dec. 2nd, of paralysis. He had been quite sick with congestion of the lungs, but was thought to be slowly recovering. The community loses in Mr. Wright a good citizen and a competent, energetic, thorough-going business man. He was a heavy dealer in wood and carried on farming quite extensively.

From Elmira Star Gazette 7 February 1925

Henry Wright,
a highly respected citizen of East Bloomfield died Tuesday evening following an extended illness, aged eighty-one years. Mr. Wright was born in England and located in East Bloomfield when nine years of age where he had since resided, and was a prosperous farmer. He is survived by his widow; four daughters, Mrs. E. B. Seymour of Rochester; Mrs. Elder Fairhead of Canandaigua; Mrs. Fred Decker of Shortsville; Mrs. Arthur Tiffany of Holcomb; three sons, Walter of Elmira; Edward and Charles of East Bloomfield.

From Livonia Gazette 6 April 1923

Hugh Wright,
an old and much-respected resident of Canadice, died at his home Tuesday evening. He was about 75 years old. Mr. Wright was well-known throughout the community and had many friends elsewhere. Mr. Wright married Miss Elizabeth Huff and settled on the farm owned formerly by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Wright, and his entire life was spent there. His wife survives him; also a son, Merle of Dansville; and a daughter, Mrs. Lena Becker of Canadice. He leaves likewise one sister, Mrs. Cora Caskey; and a brother, Burr. The funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 o'clock from the church. Canadice, April 5

From Neapolitan Record 26 May 1881

Canadice - Isaac Wright
departed this life at his home in this town after an illness of several months on Wednesday, the 18th inst., aged 65 years. He leaves five sons and daughters and many other friends and relations who mourn his death. For many years Mr. Wright had been a resident of this town and our citizens extend their sympathy to the bereaved family. The funeral services were conducted from the church on Friday, Rev. Hobbs officiating.

From Ontario Repository and Messenger 26 April 1876

James Wright
of Geneva, was accidentally drowned in the mill race at Waterloo last Friday night.

From Geneva Daily Times 30 January 1915

John Wright
died at his home, 584 South Exchange street, at 12:15 o'clock this morning. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, Mary L. and Irene H. Wright, of Geneva; two brothers, Patrick and James Wright of Oswego; one sister, Mrs. Anna Pierson of Chicago. The funeral will be held Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock from the house and at 9:30 from St. Francis Desales church. Burial will be made in St. Patrick's Cemetery.

From Geneva Advertiser 29 April 1902

Joseph Wright,
youngest son of the late William Wright, died at his home near Geneva last Friday night, April 25th, aged 48 years.  He was a sufferer from locomotor ataxia, a disease that has of late been growing to an alarming extent.  His older brother, Frank N. Wright of St. Paul, Minn., came down four weeks ago on hearing of his condition, and has been almost constantly at his side.  His wife and two children aged 18 and 16 years survive him.  In the death of Jos. Wright, Geneva has lost a good citizen, although plain, brought up as an honest farmer lad.  Burial Washington Street Cemetery.

From Ontario County Journal 5 December 1879

Canadice, N. Y. -
Died at her home in this town, on Monday, Nov. 17th, after an illness of three days, Mary, wife of Isaac Wright, aged 57 years. The departed will be remembered as a kind and affectionate mother, a dutiful wife, and an obliging and upright neighbor. She leaves a husband, five sons and daughters, and numerous friends who mourn their sudden and unexpected bereavement. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. Warren J. Hobbs of Springwater, on the following Tuesday.

From Geneva Gazette 27 January 1882

Moses C. Wright
died at his residence in Geneva on Saturday last, after an illness that confined him to the house but a few days. Mr. W. was a native of Jefferson county, but a resident of Geneva for nearly fifty years past, during which he has taken an active part in local affairs and filled various offices, such as Justice of the Peace, Assessor, Collector, Census enumerator, &c. In public as in private life, he was a man of strict integrity, discharging every duty with conscientious and fearless regard to duty and the law. His funeral took place from the North Presbyterian Church last Tuesday p.m., Rev. Dr. Hogarth pronouncing a fitting eulogy, by long acquaintance with deceased being enabled to do justice to his subject. Mr. Wright was aged nearly 78 years.

From Geneva Daily Times 15 August 1905

Arrangements have been completed for the funeral of Murray R. Wright, who died suddenly Saturday evening at his home, No. 82 High street. The services will be at 3 o'clock tomorrow afternoon in Trinity church, Rev. John H. Edwards, acting rector of the church will officiate. Although Mr. Wright was a Knights Templar, it has been decided, owing to the wishes of the family, that the simple burial service will be used in place of the elaborate Templar obsequies. It is expected, however, that both the Ark Lodge, No. 33, F. & A. M., and the Hydrant hose will turn out for the service. Burial will be made in Glenwood cemetery.

From Geneva Advertiser 30 September 1902

Poor old Norm Wright is dead, died in the county house, aged 60 years.  For many years he was janitor of the Milton street school house, held the position so long that he felt that he owned the building.  He wasn't fired until his sight became so poor that he could not tell whether or not a floor had been swept, and the temperature kept at proper heat in winter. Even then a good many wanted him retained for the services he had rendered.

From Phelps Citizen 14 June 1917

Mrs. R. S. Wright
of this place, who was taken suddenly ill on Wednesday of last week and removed to the Memorial hospital in Canandaigua later in the day for an immediate operation, died at that institution shortly before noon last Thursday. Mrs. Wright, who was 60 years of age, was born in the town of Huron but had spent the greater part of her life in the town of Phelps. She is survived by her husband; three daughters, Mrs. F. A. Raymond and Mrs. Lola Hook of Phelps, and Mrs. W. A. Jackson of Geneva; one son, Charles S. Wright of North East, Pa.; and two sisters, Mrs. Henry Webb of Dewitt, Mich., and Mrs. Perry Brush of St. Johns, Mich.; and several grandchildren. The funeral was held Sunday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Hood, Rev. W. H. York officiating and burial was made in the Joslyn cemetery.

From Ontario County Journal 3 May 1889

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - The remains of Mrs. Sally Wright, aged 90 years, whose death occurred in Canandaigua, Saturday, April 27th, were brought to the village cemetery for interment last Tuesday p.m.

From Geneva Gazette 19 April 1901

Thomas J. Wright, Sr.,
one of Geneva's oldest and widely known citizens died at the family home, 85 High street, yesterday morning at 7:30 o'clock, aged 70 years.  Mr. Wright was a carpenter and contractor and up to about five years ago was actively engaged in business when he retired owing to advanced age.  Tuesday last he celebrated his 70th birthday, and on that day was stricken suddenly ill with bronchial pneumonia, and sank rapidly.  Besides his wife, three sons survive: W. C. Wright of Rochester, M. R. Wright, and Thomas J. Wright of this city.

Empire State Universalist, Cortland NY, May 1943

The death of Mrs. Victoria T. Wright, wife of the Rev. Harry M. Wright of Bristol, occurred in the Thompson Hospital, Canandaigua, on April 3.  She and her husband had returned from Sandusky, Ohio, where they had spent several months with their son for the improvement in Mrs. Wright’s health.  From the train at Rochester, she was taken by the ambulance to the hospital and died a few hours later.  She was born in Le Roy and was in her seventy-second year.

Mrs. Wright was always active in church work and during her married life she devoted herself particularly to the work of the church school.  She was married to Mr. Wright on December 16, 1896.  Their pastorate in the church at Bristol for the past twelve years has carried the same affection of parishioners as was evidenced in all of their pastorates.  Mrs. Wright was the secretary-treasurer of the Ontario Association of Universalists.  The church was filled with sympathizers on April 6 when Dr. Fred C. Leining conducted the funeral service, assisted by the Rev. Claire A. Potter, pastor of the Congregational Church and the Rev. Edwin M. Tilt, pastor of the Methodist Church.  She is survived by her husband and her son, Fordyce Wright of Sandusky, Ohio.

This contribution was kindly donated by Karen Dau, Rochester NY
Archivist, NY State Convention of Universalists

From Geneva Gazette 17 August 1900

The Death of Mrs. W. W. Wright -
Occurred at 5 o'clock this morning, after an illness which dates back several years - the most serious period of which being of about a month's duration.  Her maiden name was Mary L. Ryker, that of an old Knickerbocker family of New York.  After her marriage to Mr. Wright, (then as later an active contractor on public works) she accompanied him to his various places of temporary abode.  They came to Geneva in 1858 when Mr. Wright had a section or two of work on the C. & S. canal enlargement, and this has been the family residence ever since. For 20 years or thereabouts last past, she owned and occupied the beautiful and spacious mansion on North street fronting Main, surrounded by all her living children save one and the oldest son, whose sudden death at Boston within the year past it was our painful duty to chronicle. Mrs. Wright is survived by only four of her children -- Homer R. and Oliver H., Mrs. Anna L. Platner and Miss Cornelia, all of whom have been to her a comfort and solace at the parental homestead in her declining years.

From Geneva Gazette 19 January 1894

Entered into rest, near Geneva, N. Y., on Sunday, the 14th of January, 1894, William Wright in the 81st year of his age.  Mr. Wright was born in Evringham, England, Oct. 20th, 1813, and came to America in 1833, settling in Geneva where he was engaged in the butchering business for a number of years. In the year of 1858 the deceased purchased the farm where he has since resided and where he proved himself to be a very successful farmer. The deceased leaves four children, all of adult age -- Frank Wright of Seneca, Joseph Wright who resides on the old homestead, Mrs. Edward Cook of Oaks Corners, and Mrs. F. E. Richardson, widow of the late Francis E. Richardson, who resides in Geneva. The funeral was held last Wednesday afternoon at the house, Rev. Dr. Rankine officiating.  The deceased was a communicant of St. Peter's Church.

From Ontario County Journal 22 February 1895

About 12 o'clock Tuesday night occurred the death of William Wright at his home on lower Main street, at the age of 88 years. Mr. Wright has been a resident of this place for over 25 years, removing here from his farm near Rushville and living in retirement during that time. He had been a sufferer from paralysis, and this coupled with his advanced age caused his death. He leaves a wife and one son, Edward Wright, of this town. The funeral services will be held Saturday  at 2 o'clock. The remains will be temporarily placed in the vault at Woodlawn, and the final burial will be at Overacre's Cemetery, Yates county.

From Phelps Citizen 30 December 1915

William Wright,
youngest son of Rollo Wright of this village, was found in a semi-conscious condition at Geneva yesterday afternoon and taken to the city hospital where he died last night. Wright has a wife and child living in Geneva and it is thought that he took poison while despondent. An autopsy will be held today.

From Ontario County Journal 14 June 1889

Hon. Wm. W. Wright, one of the most prominent citizens of Ontario county, died at his home in Geneva Wednesday morning at the aged of about 76 years. Mr. Wright was one of the State Canal Commissioners for many years, was one of the directors of the Lehigh Valley Railroad, and was instrumental in starting and building up many large enterprises. He was a staunch Democrat and strong partisan. Personally he was trusted perfectly and highly esteemed by his neighbors. He leaves a widow, two daughters and three sons.

From Ontario County Times 18 September 1889

Naples, N. Y. -  Zinas B. Wright,
who has lived in our midst nearly forty years, departed this life after a long illness, Sunday, Sept. 15th. Funeral services were held at M. E. Church at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday of this week.

From Clifton Springs Press 10 December 1925

Franklin Wunderlen,
91 years old, one of the oldest and most highly respected citizens of this section, died, Saturday, at his home in Gypsum. He was born in Waterloo, at which place he was married, July 4, 1865, to Lydia Ebersole of Fayette. He is survived by his wife; and a daughter, Minnie Wunderlen, living at the family home; also a brother, Oregon Wunderlen of Vermont. He had lived in the place where he died since 1865. Mr. Wunderlen was a member of the Gordon Granger Post, G. A. R., of this place, of which there are now only four surviving members. He served two enlistments in the Union army. In 1862 he enlisted from Waterloo, in Company C, 33d New York Volunteers; later was transferred to the 63d. He was wounded at Cedar Creek, Virginia, and was discharged for disability in 1865. Mr. Wunderlen was active and up to a few weeks before his death was in full possessions of all his faculties. Funeral services were held from the family home in Gypsum at 2:30 o'clock Monday afternoon, with Rev. Frederick Maunder of the Methodist church officiating. Members of the American Legion acted as bearers. Interment was made in Riverview Cemetery.

From Canandaigua Chronicle 27 September 1905

Stanley, N. Y. -
The funeral of Edward M. Wyand was held at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Lyman Wheeler, south of Stanley, Friday afternoon, Sept. 15. Mr. Wyand died in the hospital at Rochester from injuries received in falling from his bicycle. He was 46 years of age and was an employee of the New York Central railroad. Rev. W. G. Reed of Gorham preached the funeral sermon. Interment was in the Union church recently near Hall's Corners.

From Geneva Daily Times 12 February 1920

Mrs. Ella Wyatt,
aged 52 years, wife of Herbert Wyatt of Pulteney Street, died this morning at the home of her sister, Mrs. Frank MacGraw of East North street, of pneumonia. Mr. and Mrs. Wyatt live near Penn Yan, but during the winter came to Geneva. When Mrs. Wyatt was taken ill, she was moved to the home of her sister. The survivors are her husband, a daughter, Mrs. William Townsend of Billsboro; one son, Frank Wyatt of this city; her mother, Mrs. Eliza Narragon of May's Mills; two brothers, Edson Narragon of May's Mills and George Narragon of Geneva; one sister, Mrs. MacGraw; and five grandchildren. The funeral will be held on Saturday afternoon at the home of her sister. Dr. E. B. Topping will officiate and the body will be placed in the vault until weather permits burial in Brookside Cemetery.

From Geneva Daily Times 20 January 1902

Henry Wyatt
died at the family residence, three miles south of this city, at 5:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon, aged 72 years. Mr. Wyatt was one of the best-known farmers of this section.  He came to this country from England 45 years ago, and had since resided in the Town of Geneva.  The deceased is survived by his wife, by one daughter, Mrs. A. Ross of Syracuse, and by one son, Herbert Wyatt, of the Town of Geneva.  The funeral will take place from the house at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon.

From Geneva Daily Times 12 April 1905

Mrs. Josiah Wyatt,
seventy-four years of age, died at 9 o'clock this morning at her late home, No. 321 Hamilton street. The cause of death was paralysis. The deceased was born in Rathkerin, Kilkinny county, Ireland, and came to this country in November 1853. Four years later she came to this city where she has since resided. She is survived by her husband, three daughters, Mrs. Mary A. Durkin, Miss Elizabeth Wyatt and Miss Anna A. Wyatt; two sons, Robert J. Wyatt and Samuel J. Wyatt, all of this city.

From Ontario County Journal 25 August 1911

On Sunday night occurred the death of Cornelius Wyckoff at his home in Hopewell. Mr. Wyckoff was twice married. His first wife was Miss Diana Vincent of Michigan; and his second wife, Miss Julia Rennyson, who death occurred on March 20, 1911. He was born in Hopewell nearly 91 years ago about one mile from his late residence. Part of his life was spent in Michigan. One sister, Mrs. James Tufts of Farnham, Neb.; also three daughters, Mrs. Charles Durfee of Joplin, Mo., Mrs. LeGrand Crane and Mrs. Samuel Carter of Canandaigua; and two sons, George of Hopewell, and Frank of California, survive. Rev. W. E. Searles officiated at the funeral services on Wednesday. Interment was in West avenue cemetery.

From Ontario County Journal 24 March 1911

Hopewell, N. Y. - 
On Monday afternoon occurred the death of Mrs. Cornelius Wyckoff at her home near Freshour's. Mrs. Wyckoff had been ill only a week suffering with intestinal grip. She was 64 years of age. The deceased is survived by her husband; two sons, George who resided at home, and Frank Wyckoff, in the west; and two daughters, Mrs. Lizzie Crane and Mrs. Ida Carter, both of Canandaigua. The funeral was held from the home yesterday afternoon, Rev. Herbert L. Gaylord officiating and interment was in West Avenue cemetery, Canandaigua.

From Geneva Daily Times 28 July 1902

George F. Wyckoff
of this city, a carpenter in the employ of Contractor Berriman, died at the Geneva City hospital at 8 o'clock yesterday morning, partly as the result of injuries sustained last Friday afternoon, while working on a barn at Seneca Castle.  The deceased was 48 years of age.  Wyckoff was working on the front of the structure when a piece of scaffolding fell and struck him on the head.  He was picked up unconscious.  Word was sent to his city for the hospital ambulance. Meanwhile Dr. Sargent of Seneca Castle was called.  The physician did all he could for the injured carpenter but held out on hope of his recovery.  Mr. Wyckoff was brought to this city and taken to the hospital Friday night. The injured man was placed in the men's ward.  He was attended by Dr. F. Lansing Stebbins, a member of the hospital staff.  Wyckoff's skull was not fractured but the blow had caused concussion of the brain.  He was unconscious the greater part of the time until he died. The deceased had been in poor health for some time and had suffered from kidney trouble.  It was said today that he probably would have recovered from the injury he received Friday had he been in good health.  The remains were taken to Kennedy's undertaking rooms. The deceased was a member of the local carpenters union.  He is survived by a wife, residing in the Fairfax building this city, and by his father and one sister residing at Penn Yan.  The remains will be taken to Penn Yan tomorrow morning. The funeral will take place from the residence of his father at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon.  Interment will be at Penn Yan.

From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 3 January 1913

Canandaigua, N. Y., Jan. 2 -
A complication of diseases from which Isaac Wykoff, of South Main street, had suffered for a long time, was the cause of his death this morning. Mr. Wykoff was 64 years of age. He leaves a daughter, Miss Grace Wykoff; two sisters, Mrs. Cornelius Clark of this village, and Mrs. Manning Swick of Lima; a brother, Frank Wykoff of this village; and a sister-in-law, Miss Fannie Pierson, who had resided with the deceased for some time past. The funeral will be held from the late residence on Sunday afternoon at 2:30  o'clock with Rev. Dewitt S. Hooker, pastor of the First Methodist church, officiating. Interment will be at Woodlawn cemetery.

From Ontario County Journal 2 October 1908

Mrs. Sarah J. Pearson Wykoff,
wife of Isaac P. Wykoff, for 36 years a resident of Canandaigua, died at her home on Main street south on Friday morning, aged 57 years. For 20 years she had suffered from a tubercular trouble and for the past six months had been confined to her bed. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Pearson, whose home was at Gorham. There her marriage to Mr. Wykoff took place on May 8, 1872, and they came to Canandaigua to live. She leaves, besides her husband, one daughter, Miss Grace Wykoff; one sister, Miss Phoebe Pearson; and three brothers, Albert of Gorham, Elmert of Stanley, and John who resides in the west. Mrs. Wykoff had been a member of the Methodist church for 30 years. The funeral was held on Sunday afternoon, Rev. Ward Mosher and Rev. J. B. Ebersole officiating. The interment was in Woodlawn.

From Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 18 October 1928

Canandaigua, N. Y., Oct. 17 - Rev. Benson N. Wyman,
65, retired Congregational minister, died at his home in Washington street today a few minutes after leaving work on Dr. A. L. Beahan's farm. Surviving, besides his widow, are two sons, Arthur and Newell Wyman of Canandaigua. Funeral from the Congregational church at 3 o'clock Friday. Mr. Wyman came here with his family about a year ago from Lenox, Mass.

From Geneva Daily Times 18 November 1912

Charles F. Wyman,
aged 67 years, died about 11:30 o'clock Saturday evening at his home, No. 13 Courtland street, after an illness of three weeks. The deceased has been employed as miller at the Geneva Mills for sixteen years. He was a member of Oneida Lodge, I. O. O. F. Beside his widow, he leaves five daughters: Mrs. B. M. Diver of Columbus, O., Edith Wyman of North Abington, Mass., Lotta A. Wyman of New Haven, Conn., and the Misses Edna and Ruth of this city; also one brother, D. H. Wyman of Romeo, Mich. The funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the family residence. Rev. D. D. Campbell, D. D., pastor of the First Methodist church, will officiate, assisted by Rev. W. H. York of Phelps. Burial will be made in Glenwood Cemetery.

From Fairport Herald Mail 5 August 1937

Farmington, N. Y., Aug. 3 - Minnie W. Wyman,
wife of John Wyman, died at her home July 29, 1937. Besides her husband, she is survived by two sons, Clarence C. and Roy W. Wyman of Farmington; three sisters, Mrs. Charles Schrader of Brownsville, Mrs. John Mumerow of Canandaigua, Mrs. William Moore of Byron; and two brothers, Christ Waterstraw of Canandaigua and John Waterstraw of Rochester. Services were conducted by Rev. Arthur W. Hammond, pastor of the Friends church, Saturday afternoon, and interment was made in North Farmington cemetery.

From Ontario County Times 15 July 1908

Clifton Springs, N. Y. - The funeral services of the late Mrs. Henrietta Lynch Wynkoop, wife of John Wynkoop of Clifton Springs, were held on Saturday at 2 o'clock at her late residence and at 2:30 at the Methodist church, of which she was a faithful member. Mrs. Wynkoop died early Thursday morning after an illness of about eleven weeks. She was 51 years old and had been a resident of this village for about twelve years. She is survived by her husband and one daughter, Miss Edna, also one sister residing in Geneva, and two sisters living in Rochester.

From Ontario County Journal 8 February 1918

The death of Mrs. Margaret Wyville, aged 78 years, widow of Thomas Wyville, occurred at Memorial hospital on Sunday, following a long illness. She leaves three sons and one daughter, Miss Belle Wyville and William Wyville, of Canandaigua; George Wyville of Rochester, Pa., and Charles A. Wyville of Syracuse. The funeral services were held at St. Mary's church on Wednesday morning. Interment was in Calvary cemetery.

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