TOWN OF ELLERY, BEMUS POINT, NEW YORK
Compiled by Loraine C. Smith, Town of Ellery
Saar, Victor C. Frederick. d. Jan. 22, 1963. bd. Jan. 24, 1963 Lot 361 G - 7. Age 49. s/o Adolph & Gertrude (Miller) Saar. w/ Audrey Faye Besecker.
Saar, Audrey Faye (Besecker). b. July 2. 1915 Greenville, Ohio. d. Friday, July 1, 1983 at her home 10 Chautauqua Place, Celoron, NY. bd. July 5, 1983 Lot 361 G - 8. Age 67. d/o Harley S. & Mary M. (Lutz) Besecker. w/o Victor C. Saar. Prior to retirement, Mrs. Saar was a school nurse at Bemus Point Schools for several years. She previously worked at WCA and Jamestown General Hospitals. She was a member of St. Timothy Lutheran Church, Bemus Point, American Association of Retired Persons, Retired Nurses Association and Busti Golden Agers. She served in the American Red Cross Program. Audrey had sisters: Dorothy A. Nelson, Greenville, Mich.; Lois B. Eaton, Farmerville; Doris Winnifred Mabry, South Bend, Ind.; and O_______Colvin. She had brothers: Carl D. Besecker, Hampton, Va.; and Kenneth Besecker.
Children of Victor & Audrey Faye (Besecker) Saar included:
1. Donald E. Saar.
2. Jerome B. Saar.
3. Mary Alice Erlandson. (twin to Margaret).
4. Margaret Ann Graham. (twin to Mary).
Sack, Frank L. Sr. b. Sept. 13, 1871 Ligonier, Indiana. d. Aug. 6, 1946. bd. Aug. 9, 1946 Lot 321 G - 1. Age 74/10/23. s/o John Christian & Barbara (Sheets) Sack (both b. in Germany). w/ Della Morgan. PJ: 8/6/1946: Frank L. Sack, 74, widely known as a musician and band and orchestra director, died at his home at Shore Acres at 7:15 a.m. today. He is survived by his wife, Della Morgan Sack; two sons, J. Morgan Sack and Frank L. Sack, Jr., and a daughter, Mrs. William Kuehn, all of Bemus Point; two sisters, Mrs. Catherine Leming and Miss Frances Sack of Ligonier, Ind. and six grandchildren. He was a member of Sylvan Lodge, Free and Accepted Masons of Sinclairville and a director of the Farm Loan Association of the Federal Land Bank. Beginning his musical career with the band of which his father, John Christian Sack was director, he toured Ohio, Indiana and Illinois, later becoming a member of the Notre Dame University Band while a student at that South Bend, Ind. Institution. At the age of 19 he joined the famous Rogers Band, which played eleven seasons at Chautauqua, serving for eight years as assistant director. Then, for seven seasons he played at the Florida Chautauqua and DeFuniak Springs, and for three summers was director of the National Chautauqua Band, which covered the western Chautauqua Circuit in Iowa, Missouri, and Kansas. He played many instruments, including the violia but was a specialist with the trombone. Coming to Jamestown, he was director of the Lyric Theater Orchestra when the theater was opened, later directing the Shea’s Theater Orchestra here. Retiring from professional music several years ago, he later directed an orchestra at Bemus Point. The remains are at the Haskin & Evans Funeral Home, Bemus Point, until Friday when they will be taken to the Methodist Church, Bemus Point, for funeral services Friday at 2 p.m. with Rev. R. J. Hurst officiating assisted by Rev. Dr. Lucius H. Bugbee. Interment will be in the Bemus Point Cemetery.
Sack, Della (Morgan). b. July 10, 1875 Centerville, Pa. d. Jan. 30, 1966 Town of Ellery. bd. Feb. 2, 1966 Lot 321 G - 3. Age 90/6/20. d/o John H. & Amelia (Shaff) Morgan. w/o Frank L. Sack Sr. PJ: Jan. 1966: Mrs. Della Morgan Sack, 90, died at noon Sunday (Jan. 30, 1966 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Kuehn of Bemus Point. She was born July 10, 1875, at Centerville, Pa., the daughter of John H. and Amelia Shaff Morgan. She was a member of the Bemus Point Study Club; and the Ellery Senior Citizens. Besides her daughter, she is survived by a son, Frank L. Sack, Bemus Point; one sister, Miss Cora Morgan, Falconer; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren..... Jan. 1966: Funeral services for Mrs. Della Morgan Sack, 90, of Bemus Point, who died Sunday, (Jan. 30, 1966) will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Evans Funeral Home. The Rev. Bruce Hankey, pastor of the Methodist Church, Bemus Point, will officiate. Burial will be in Bemus Point Cemetery.
Children of Frank L. Sr. & Della (Morgan) Sack included:
1. Gretchen Sack. 1902-1991. bd. Bemus Point Cemetery. md. William F. Kuehn.
2. John "Morgan" Sack. 1906-1965. bd. Bemus Point Cemetery. md Margaret Shafer.
3. Frank L. "D" Sack, Jr. 1909-1982. bd. Bemus Point Cemetery. md. Ruth Wilkinson.
Sack, Frank L. "D" Jr. b. Sept. 19, 1909 Jamestown, NY. d. Thursday morning, June 24, 1982 WCA Hospital. bd. June 27, 1982 Lot 321 G - 7. Age 72. s/o Frank L. & Della (Morgan) Sr. md. 1930 - Ruth Wilkinson. PJ: 6/25/1982: Bemus Point: Frank L. Sack, 72, of R.D. 1, Overview Drive, Bemus Point, and Englewood, Fla., died Thursday morning (June 24, 1982) in WCA Hospital, where he had been a patient since June 7. He was born Sept. 19, 1909, in Jamestown, a son of the late Frank L. and Della Morgan Sack. Sack moved to Shore Acres at the age of 9, and had been owner and operator of Sack’s Pit and Escavation Company, retiring in 1970. He was a member and former trustee of Bemus Point Methodist Church, and had been a soloist and choir member of the church. He was a member and past master of Sylvan Lodge, No. 303, F&AM. On May 16, 1982 he was awarded the Dedicated Service Award by the Grand Lodge of the State of New York. He was a member of Jamestown Moose Lodge and Lakewood Rod and Gun Club. Surviving are his wife, the former Ruth Wilkinson, with whom he observed their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 8, 1980; two daughters: Barbara J. Stam of Ellicott City, Md. and Bonnie Colburn of Bemus Point; a son, Richard D. Sack of Jacksonville, Fla.; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, and a sister, Gretchen L. Kuehn of Bemus Point. He was preceded in death by a brother, Morgan Sack of Bemus Point in 1965. The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Saturday in Bemus Point United Methodist Church. The Rev. Daniel G. McBride will officiate. Burial will be in Bemus Point Cemetery. The family will receive friends in the Jordan Funeral Home, Sinclairville, where Sylvan Lodge will conduct Masonic services at 9 p.m. today......Bearers at the funeral were: Fletcher E. Ward, Gerald H. Gates, Charles F. Clark, Kenneth James, James Rexford and Donald Rexford. Sylvan Lodge No. 303, F&AM, conducted services at 9 p.m. Friday in Jordan Funeral Home, Sinclairville, with M. Conrad Swanson, Worshipful Master. Attending from away were Richard D. Sack of Jacksonville, Fla.; Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Stam and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Kelly, Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Smith, all of Baltimore, Md.; Mr. and Mrs. John Steul of Berlin, Md.; Mrs. Lois Rexford, Mrs. Naomi Wolfe of Fallulah Falls, Ga.; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Wolfe of East Aurora and Mr. and Mrs. John Sack of Bethel, Pa.
Sack, Ruth (Wilkinson). b. Nov. 18, 1912 Jamestown, NY. d. June 4, 1998 in her home. bd. June 8, 1998 Lot 321 G - 10. Age 85. d/o Thomas & Marguerite (Gibson) Wilkinson. w/o Frank L. "D" Sack Jr. PJ: 6/5/1998: Bemus Point: Ruth Wilkinson Sack, 85, of 3772 Route 430, died at 6:15 p.m. Thursday (June 4, 1998) in her home. A longtime resident of Bemus Point, she was born Nov. 18, 1912, in Jamestown, a daughter of Thomas and Marguerite Gibson Wilkinson. She was a member of the Bemus Point United Methodist Church, its United Methodist Women and was a former member of the church choir. She was a member of the Bemus Point Study Club, the braille group at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, Home Bureau and Eastern Star. She was an avid bowler. Surviving are two daughters: Barbara Sack Stam of Ellicott City, Md., and Bonnie Sack Colburn of Bemus Point; seven grandchildren: DeeAnna Stehl of Annapolis, Md., Victoria Smith of Bel Air, Md., Cynthia Kelley of Ellicott City, Beth Rogers of Hickory, N.C., Daniel Sack of Jacksonville, Fla., Craig Colburn of Mayville and Jeffrey Colburn of Holliston, Mass; 11 great-grandchildren; and four sisters: Florence Haupin, who was living with Mrs. Sack, of Haverhill, Mass., Lois Rexford and Naoma Wolfe, both of Tallulah Falls, Ga., and Rhea Kail of Reno. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank L. Sack, whom she married in 1930 and who died in 1982; a son, Richard D. Sack, 1982; and a sister, Elizabeth Carpenter, 1974. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday in the Bemus Point United Methodist Church. The Rev. Daniel G. McBride, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Bemus Point Cemetery. PJ: 6/9/1998: Bearers at the funeral were: Denny Stam, Bruce Colburn, Jeffrey Colburn, Craig Colburn, Zack Smith and Daniel Sack. Mrs. Sack is also survived by two son-in-laws: Denny Stam and Bruce Colburn. Attending from out of town were friends and relatives from Massachusetts, Maryland, North Carolina, Georgia and Florida.
Children of Frank L. "D" Jr. & Ruth (Wilkinson) Sack included:
1. Barbara J. Sack. md. Denny Stam.
2. Bonnie Ruth Sack. Md. Bruce Long Colburn.
3. Richard D. Sack. 1933-1982. bd. Bemus Point Cemetery. md. Carmen Fetzer.
Sack, Gretchen. b. Oct. 15, 1902 Ligonier, Ind. d. Friday, Feb. 1, 1991 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. bd. Feb. 11, 1988 Lot 321 G - 10. Age 88. d/o Frank L. & Della (Morgan) Sack. md. - William Frederick Kuehn. b. Apr. 2, 1900 Philadelphia, Pa. d. Sept. 11, 1968 at home at Shore Acres, NY. Ashes bd. Sept. 13, 1968 Lot 321 G - 4. s/o John & Agatha (Heifner) Kuehn. PJ: 2/1/1991: Gretchen Sack Kuehn, 88, of Tanglewood Manor, formerly of Oriental Avenue, Bemus Point, died Friday (Feb. 1, 1991) in WCA Hospital. A Chautauqua County resident for most of her life, she was born Oct. 15, 1902 in Ligonier, Ind., a daughter of Frank and Delia Morgan Sack. Mrs. Kuehn was a graduate of the Conservatory of Music of Chicago. In 1926, she and her husband moved to Dallas, Texas, where she was active in various orchestras and radio music productions. She also participated in vaudeville in Jamestown and Warren, Pa. She taught piano in her home in Bemus Point. She was a member of the Bemus Point Methodist Church serving as its organist for over 20 years and serving on its membership and worship committee until recently. In 1977 she was named Lay Person of the Church. She was also a member of United Methodist Women; Bemus Point Study Club and the Sylvia Chapter 476, Order of Eastern Star. Surviving are: a sister-in-law, Ruth Sack of Bemus Point; and two nephews and three nieces. She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, William F. Kuehn, who died in 1968; and two brothers: Morgan Sack in 1965 and Frank L. Sack in 1982. The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Sunday in the Bemus Point United Methodist Church. The Rev. Daniel McBride will officiate. Burial will be in Bemus Point Cemetery.
Sack, Hazel M. (Smith). b. Aug. 26, 1936 North Harmony. d. Apr. 13, 1994 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. bd. Apr. 15, 1995 Lot 322 G - 1. Age 57. d/o Pearl & Anna Smith. Raised by foster parents, Ernest W. & Genevieve C. McCoy. md. Apr. 16, 1965 Charles "David" Sack s/o John "Morgan" & Margaret (Shafer) Sack. PJ: 4/14/1994: Hazel M. Sack, 57, of 418 Hale Road, R.D. 1 Bemus Point, died at 1:19 a.m. Wednesday (April 13, 1994) in WCA Hospital. She was the wife of David Sack, whom she married April 16, 1965. Mrs. Sack was born Aug. 26, 1936, in North Harmony, the daughter of Pearl and Anna Smith. Mrs. Sack a 1954 graduate of Pine Valley School, earned bachelors in elementary education from State College at Fredonia. A former teacher at Northside Elementary School in Falconer for nine years, most recently taught at Fluvanna Elementary School for the Bemus Point School System for past ten years. She was a member of Ellery Baptist Church and was a youth ambassador in the summer program in Denmark. Surviving besides her husband, are a daughter, Suellen M. Sack of Bemus Point, a son, Jonathan D. Sack, Atlanta, Ga., and a brother, Richard Smith of Cherry Creek, and a sister, Rita Bowen of Jamestown. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her foster parents, Ernest and Genevieve McCoy. A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Ellery Baptist Church. The Rev. Dennis Walton, pastor, and Ron Chaldwell, will officiate. Burial will be in the Bemus Point Cemetery. Visitation will not be observed. The family suggests memorials may be made to the Bible Club Youth Center, c/o Ellery Baptist Church. Arrangements are by the Lind Funeral Home.
Children of Charles "David" & Hazel M. (Smith) Sack included.
1. Morgan David Sack. d. at birth. bd. Bemus Point Cemetery.
2. Kritrinka Sack. d. at birth. bd. Bemus Point Cemetery.
3. Jonathan David Sack. b. 1972.
4. Suellen Marie Sack. b. Sept. 18, 1972.
Sack, John "Morgan". b. Apr. 24, 1906 Ligonier, Ind. d. Nov. 25, 1965 at his home on Hale Road, Town of Ellery. bd. Nov. 28, 1965 Lot 321 G - 2. Age 59/7/1. s/o Frank L. & Della (Morgan) Sack. w/ Margaret Shafer. PJ: Nov. 25, 1965: J. Morgan Sack, 59, of Hale Road, Bemus Point, died unexpectedly at 2:20 a.m. today (Nov. 25, 1965) at home. He had been very active in a variety of area public service and fraternal organizations. Mr. Sack was born April 24, 1906 in Ligonier, Ind., to Frank L. and Della Morgan Sack. He had resided in the Town of Ellery 50 years. He was owner of Sack Brothers, Inc., and engaged in road contracting and dam construction in several watershed projects in New York and Pennsylvania. He recently completed two dams in the Iscbus Watershed and provided much of the information used in a three-installment Post-Journal feature on Watersheds, the last of which appears today on page three. He also was associated with Kane, Pa. Stone Co. Mr. Sack was a trustee of Bemus Point Methodist Church; a member of Jamestown Gracchian Society; Sylvan Lodge F. & A. M., Sinclairville; Jamestown Consistory and Ismailia Temple Shrine, Buffalo. He had been chairman and continued as member of the conservation committee of Chautauqua Lake Association and had long been a staunch advocate of Chautauqua Lake watershed development. He also served on the advisory committee of the Resource Development project of Southwestern New York, an organization devoted largely to seeking improved uses for marginal and abandoned lands. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Shafer Sack; a daughter, Mrs. James Young, Bemus Point; two sons, John M. Sack, Franklinville; and C. David Sack, Bemus Point; a sister, Mrs. William Kuehn; a brother, Frank L. Sack, Jr; and his mother, all of Bemus Point; and three grandchildren. The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Bemus point Methodist Church with the pastor, the Rev. Bruce Hankey, officiating. Burial will be in Bemus Point Cemetery. A Masonic memorial service will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday at Evans Funeral Home, Bemus point, where friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Sack, Margaret (Shafer). b. Aug. 28, 1903 Kittanning, Pa. d. Apr. 15, 1988 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. bd. Apr. 17, 1988 Lot 320 G - 8. Age 84. d/o William & Mary (Parsons) Shafer. w/o John "Morgan" Sack. Margaret md. 2nd - Walter "Bruce" Whitehill. b. Jan. 14, 1899 Brookville, Pa. d. July 20, 1985 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. bd. St. Petersburg Cemetery, St. Petersburg, Pa. Age 86. s/o Bruce & Margaret (Woods) Whitehill. PJ: 4/15/1988: Margaret Sack Whithill, 84, of R.D. 1, Hale Road, Bemus Point, died this morning (Friday, April 15, 1988) in WCA Hospital. She was the widow of J. Morgan Sack, who died in Nov. 1965, and Bruce Whitehill, who died in July 1985. A Bemus Point resident most of her life, she was born Aug. 28, 1903, in Kittanning, Pa., a daughter of William and Mary Parsons Shafer. Mrs. Whitehill was a physical education teacher for several years in Ripley, Jamestown and Falconer. She was a former member of the Bemus Point United Methodist Church and was superintendent of their Sunday School for many years. She was a member of Ellery Baptist Church, a former member of Bemus Point School Board, and a life member of the PTA. Other memberships are Bemus Point Study Club and Home Bureau. Surviving are a daughter, Mary Sack Young, of Hagerstown, Md.; two sons: John M. Sack of Bethel, Pa., and David Sack of Bemus Point; five grandchildren: Lisa Young of Rosslyn, Va., Christine Young of Falls Church, Va.; John M. Sack of Orangeville, Pa., Jonathan and Suellen Sack, both of Bemus Point; two great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mary Gorenson of Spring Hill, Fla Besides her husbands she was preceded in death by a brother, William Shafer. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Ellery Baptist Church. The Rev. Larry Thompson, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Bemus Point Cemetery. Friends will be received one hour prior to the service in the church.
Children of John "Morgan" & Margaret (Shafer) Sack included:
1. John Morgan Sack. md. Hazel Stalvey.
2. Charles "David" Sack. md. 1st. Hazel M. Smith. md. 2nd Misty Sorensen.
3. Mary Margaret Sack. md. James Malcom Young.
Sack, Kitrinka. d. at birth. d/o Charles "David" & Hazel (Smith) Sack.
Sack, Morgan David. d. at birth. s/o Charles "David" & Hazel (Smith) Sack.
Sack, Richard "Dick" D. b. Mar. 29, 1933 Jamestown, NY. d. Friday, Oct. 15, 1982 Orange Park, Fla. bd. Oct. 21, Lot 397 G - 5. Age 49. s/o Frank Jr. & Ruth (Wilkinson) Sack. w/ Carmen Fetzer. PJ: 10/18/1982: Jacksonville, Fla." Richard D. Sack, 49, of Jacksonville, formerly of Bemus Point, died Friday (October 15, 1982) in Orange Park, Fla. A resident of Florida the past 10 years, Sack was born March 29, 1933, in Jamestown, a son of Frank and Ruth Wilkinson Sack Jr. Sack was employed by Tallman Pool Co. of Jacksonville, and had formerly attended Bemus Point United Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife, the former Carmen Fetzer; a daughter, Beth Sack and a son, Daniel Sack, at home, his mother, Ruth Sack of Bemus Point, and two sisters: Bonnie Colburn of Bemus Point and Barbara Stam of Baltimore, Md. He was preceded in death by his father, who died in June, 1982. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Daniel McBride, pastor of Bemus Point United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Bemus Point Cemetery.
Children of Richard "Dick" D. & Carmen (Fetzer) included:
1. Beth Sack.
2. Daniel Sack.
Sadler, Hamelton M. b. ca 1841. d. Feb. 4, 1877 blown up in Grist Mill at Ashville, NY. bd. Lot 190 G - 4. Age 36/8/2. s/o William Sears & Sarah (Furlow) Sadler. w/ Narcissa Amanda Wilbur Hale.<>Sadler, Narcissa Amanda (Wilbur) Hale. b. Nov. 10, 1829. d. Sept. 13, 1881. bd. Lot 190 G - 2 on Hale Lot. d/o Shepard & Ruth Austin Wilbur. md. 1st Mar. 24, 1876 Jamestown, NY - Sarg. Hiram Harvey Hale. d. July 3, 1873 Ashville, NY, of cholera obtained in the Civil war. bd. Lot 190 G - 1. Age 44. s/o Harvey & Jerusha (Babcock) Hale. Narcissa md. 2nd. Hamelton M. Sadler.>
Sadler, Horatio Gates Jr. b. 1837. d. Mar. 11, 1862 Town of Ellery. bd. Lot 63W G - 3. Age 25/8/1. s/o William Sears & Sarah "Sally" (Furlow) Sadler. md. 1836 - Fanny Smith. 1848 - 1928. bd. Fluvanna Cemetery. Fanny md. 2nd Isaac H. Baldwin.
Child of Horatio Gates Jr. & Fanny (Smith) Sadler was:
1. Viola D. Sadler. 1860 - 1898. bd. Bemus Point Cemetery. md. Herbert Jay Shepardson.
Sadler, Horatio Gates. b. Feb. 26, 1784 Upton, Mass. d. Mar. 22, 1862. bd. Lot 63W
G - 2. Age 78/4/0. md. Sept. 29, 1805 - Charity Sears of Dover, Vt.
Sadler, Charity (Sears). b. May 28, 1781. d. Apr. 28, 1853. bd. Lot 63W G - 1. Age 74. w/o Horatio Gates Sadler. Charity and her husband, Horatio Gates Sadler, came from Vermont about 1811 and were early settlers in Kiantone.
Children of Horatio Gates & Charity (Sears) Sadler included:
1. Almerin Sadler. b. July 7, 1809 Dover, Vt.
2. Sherman Sadler. b. Apr. 5, 1809.
3. William Sears Sadler. md. Sarah Furlow.
Sadler, Jacob F. d. Jan. 16, 1900 Chautauqua County Farm, Dewittville, NY. bd. Jan. 19, 1900. Lot 303 G - 1. s/o William Sears & Sarah (Furlow) Sadler. md. Apr. 25, 1875 in Ellery at residence of William S. Sadler by Oscar Hale Esq. - Theresa E. Skinner of Stockton, NY.
Sadler, Lucinda. b. June 20, 1851 Town of Carroll. d. Mar. 23, 1944. bd. Mar. 26, 1944 Lot 223 G - 4. Age 92. d/o William Sears & Sarah (Furlow) Sadler. md. Mar. 24, 1876 Jamestown, NY - Nelsa "Nels" Augustus Stone. b. Apr. 28, 1855 Sweden. d. Jan. 1930. bd. Jan. 14, 1930 Lot 223 G - 3. Age 74. s/o Charles & Johanna (Stow) Stone.
Sadler, Mahetable Sadler. b. Oct. 2, 1838. d. Apr. 1913 Town of Ellery. bd. Apr. 28, 1913 Lot 296 G - 3. Age 74. d/o William Sears & Sarah (Furlow) Sadler. md. William G. Hazzard. b. Mar. 6, 1832. d. Jan. 30, 1909. bd. Jan. 31, 1909 Lot 296 G - 2. Age 75. s/o Sylvester R. & Anna (Johnson) Hazzard.
Sadler, Sarah Ann. b. June 6, 1848. d. Oct. 30, 1890. bd. Lot 223 G - 1. d/o William Sears & Sarah (Furlow) Sadler. w/o Zephanish Stom.
Sadler, Viola D. b. 1860 Town of Ellery. d. July 23, 1898 when her son Walter was 11 months old. bd. July 25, 1898 Lot 294 G - 1. Age 37/11/26. d/o Horatio Gates Jr. & Fanny (Smith) Sadler. md. Dec. 18, 1879 - Herbert Jay Shepardson. b. Sept. 15, 1857 Gerry, NY. d. May 19, 1947 Town of Ellery. bd. May 21, 1947 Lot 294 G - 5. Age 89/8/4. s/o Walter & Camella (Partridge) Shepardson.
Sadler, William Sears. b. 1810. d. Jan. 21, 1899 Town of Ellery. bd. Jan. 24, 1899
Lot 63W G - 5. Age 88/1/11. s/o Horatio S. & Charity (Sears) Sadler. w/ Sarah "Sally" Furlow.
Sadler, Sarah "Sally" (Furlow). b. Apr. 8, 1808. d. Dec. 9, 1892 Town of Ellery.
bd. Lot 63W G - 4. d/o Jacob & Mehitable Furlow. w/o William Sears Sadler.
Children of William Sears & Sarah "Sally" (Furlow) Sadler included:
1. Hamilton M. Sadler. 1841-1877. bd. Bemus Point Cemetery. md. Narcissa Wilbur Hale.
2. Lucinda Sadler. 1851-1944. bd. Bemus Point Cemetery. md. Nelsa "Nels" Augusta Stone.
3. Sarah Ann Sadler. 1848-1890. bd. Bemus Point Cemetery. md. Zephanish Stom.
4. Jacob F. Sadler. xxxx-1900. bd. Bemus Point Cemetery. md. Theresa Skinner.
5. Mahitable Sadler. 1838-1913. bd. Bemus Point Cemetery. md. William G. Hazzard.
6. Horatio Sadler. 1837-1862. bd. Bemus Point Cemetery. md. Charity Sears.
7. Melissa Sadler. md. John Farrar of Chautauqua.
Sample, Elizabeth L. b. Aug. 24, 1873 Ellery Center, NY. d. Aug. 9, 1969 Dunkirk, NY. bd. Lot 185 G - 8. Age 95. d/o Hugh & Marie Dorothea "Dora" (Keihl) Sample. Never married. PJ: 8/11/1969: Miss Elizabeth L. Sample, 95, formerly of Stow, died at 3:40 p.m. Saturday (Aug. 9, 1969) in Dunkirk. She was born in Ellery Center, Aug. 24, 1873, the daughter of Hugh and Dora Kiehl Sample. Surviving are four nephews: Merton Sample, Garfield, N.J.; William Sample, Coachella, Calif.; Mark Sample, Maple Springs; and Hugh Sample, Jamestown; three nieces: Mrs. Hazel Feather, Mrs. Elsie Peterson, both of Jamestown; and Mrs. Mary Stearns, Portland, Ore. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Lind Funeral Home,. The Rev. Bertil Peterson, pastor of the Kidder Memorial United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Bemus Point cemetery.
Sample, Franklin T. b. Nov. 23, 1878 Town of Ellery. d. July 9, 1944. bd. July 12, 1944 Lot 214 G - 3. Age 65/8/16. s/o Hugh W. & Marie Dorothea "Dora" (Keihl) Sample.
w/ Belle A. Pratt. PJ: 7/10/1944: Franklin T. Sample, 65, died at his home in Ellery Center, on Sunday at 9 p.m.. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Belle Pratt Sample; three sons, William Sample of Los Angeles, Cal.; Mark T. and Hugh W. Sample of Bemus Point; two daughters, Mrs. Mary Jane Stearns of Portland, Ore., and Miss Elsie M. Sample of Bemus Point; a sister, Miss Elizabeth Sample of Stow; a brother, Edwin F. Sample of Nashville, Tenn., and six grandchildren. He was born in Ellery and spent his entire lifetime in this town, being engaged in farming and as an electrician. He was a member of Ellery Center Grange. Funeral services will be held at the Haskin & Evans Funeral Home, Bemus Point, Wednesday at 1 p.m. with interment in Bemus Point.
Sample, Belle A. (Pratt). b. Feb. 4, 1881 Bradford, Pa. d. Nov. 1, 1950 Jamestown Nursing Home. bd. Nov. 4, 1950 Lot 214 G - 4. Age 69/8/27. d/o William H. & Lucy Jane (Clark) Pratt. w/o Franklin T. Sample.
Children of Franklin T. & Belle A. (Pratt) Sample included:
1. William Sample. b. Apr. 19, 1909. d. May 12, 1980 at his home in Carlton. md. Corda Bower.
2. Mark Thomas Sample. 1910-1997. bd. Bemus Point Cemetery. md. Geneva Lindsey.
3. Hugh Wilson Sample. b. Aug. 5, 1912 Ellery Center, NY. d. Mar. 29, 1984 Buffalo General Hospital. Age 71. bd. Red Bird Cemetery in Town of Ellery. md. Evelyn Beatrice Faulkner.
4. Mary Jane Sample. 1914-2001. bd. Bemus Point Cemetery. md. Norman Frank Stearns.
5. Elsie May Sample. b. Sept. 8, 1917. md. Emel G. Peterson.
Sample, Hugh W. Sr. b. 1842 Sheffield, Pa. d. June 1893 Dayton, Ohio at Soldier’s Home. bd. Lot 185E G - 1. s/o David & Sara Jane (Weeks) Sample. md. 1866 - Marie Dorothea "Dora" Keihl. Mr. Sample came from Pennsylvania to Chautauqua County 1874. Resided on several farms in Town of Ellery, but in 1884 located on farm near Ellery Center. Worked as a carpenter, also. Enlisted as a Private on August 28, 1862. Enlisted in Company Baldwin’s, Dept Corps Infantry Regiment Pennsylvania on Aug. 28, 1862. Mustered out Company Baldwin’s Dept Corps Infantry Regiment Pennsylvania on June 5, 1863. Co. E 5th U.S. Art. Civil War.
Sample, Marie Dorothea "Dora" (Keihl). b. Apr. 13, 1846 North Warren, Pa. d. Dec. 29, 1919 Ellery Center, NY. bd. Dec. 31, 1919 Lot 185E G - 2. Age 73. d/o George W. & Susanna (Suscher) Keil. w/o Hugh W. Sample Sr.
Children of Hugh W. Sr. & Marie Dorothea "Dora" (Keihl) Sample included:
1. Lydia Sample. b. 1868 Sheffield, Pa. md. Nicholas Metzler of Leona, NY.
2. Lona D. Sample. b. 1874 Town of Ellery. d. Oct. 12, 1929. md. Mark Seymour.
3. Edwin Forrest Sample. b. Jan. 11, 1872 Pennsylvania, New Manville, Clarion Co. bd. Fluvanna Cemetery. md. Edith May Griffith in 1902.
4. Elizabeth L. "Lizzie" Sample. 1873 - 1969. bd. Bemus Pont Cemetery.
5. Frank T. Sample. 1878 - 1944. bd. Bemus Point Cemetery. md. Belle Pratt.
Sample, Lona D. b. 1875 Town of Ellery. d. Oct. 12, 1929 Stow, NY. bd. Oct. 15, 1929 Lot 185E G - 4. on Sample Lot. d/o Hugh W. Sr. & Marie Dorothea "Dora" (Keil) Sample. md. May 16, 1900 at resident of bride’s mother in Ellery Center by Rev. L. H. Bugbee - Mark Seymour. b. 1873 Town of Ellery. d. July, 1926 Stow, NY. bd. July 12, 1926 Lot 185E G - 3. Age 53. s/o Chauncey Seymour.<>Sample, Mark I. Thomas. b. Oct. 22, 1910 Ellery Center, NY. d. Apr. 28, 1997 in his home 4726 Chautauqua Avenue, Maple Springs, NY. Ashes bd. May 2, 1997 Lot 195 G - 9. Age 86. s/o Franklin T. & Belle A. (Pratt) Sample. >md. July 31, 1932 at Bemus Point by Clark L. Lord J.P. - Geneva I. Lindsey. b. Mar. 14, 1913 Jamestown, NY. d/o Charles & Elva (Gates) Lindsey. <> PJ: 4/29/1997: Maple Springs: Mark T. Sample, 86, of 4726 Chautauqua Ave., died at 8:20 p.m. Monday (April 28, 1997) in his home. A lifelong area resident, he was born Oct. 22, 1910 in Ellery Center, the son of Franklin and Belle Pratt Sample. He was a member of the first graduating class of Bemus Point Central School in 1929 and was employed by Weber-Knapp Inc. as a watchman, retiring in 1972. He was also a popular area square dance caller from the 1940s to the 1960s. Surviving are his wife, the former Geneva Lindsey, whom he married July 31, 1932: a son, Herbert Sample of Jamestown; two daughters, Lona Howard of Stockton and Eldora Bowen of Westfield; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and two sisters: Mary Stearns of Portland Ore. and Elsie Peterson of Lakewood. He was preceded in death by two brothers: William and Hugh Sample. PJ: 5/4/1997: A memorial service was held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the Lind Funeral Home Inc. Rev. Mary Krahn, Hospice Chaplain, officiated. Interment was in Bemus Point Cemetery. Attending from out of town were Mrs. Brenda Prell, Marion, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Jeffery Sample, Memphis, Tenn.; Mrs. Cynthia Miller and daughters, and Mr. and Mrs. Guy Bergano, all of Syracuse, N.Y.; Mrs. Beth Duncan, Williamsburg, Va.; and Mrs. Beverly Dunham, Wrightsville, Pa.
Children of Mark I. Thomas & Geneva (Lindsey) Sample included:
1. Lona Jean Sample. b. Apr. 1, 1933. md. 1st. Harold Dean Myers of Titusville, Pa. md. 2nd. Aug. 1960 Everett R. Howard.
2. Herbert Thomas Sample. b. Aug. 14, 1935. md. Donna Marie Smith.
3. Eldora Sample. md. 1st. James Bloomquist. md. 2nd. ______Bowen.
Sample, Mary Jane. b. Feb. 14, 1914 Ellery Center, NY. d. June 25, 2001 Portland, Ore. Graveside service held in Bemus Point Cemetery Oct. 8, 2002. Age 87. d/o Franklin T. & Belle A. (Pratt) Sample. w/o Norman Frank Stearns. (divorced). PJ: 10/17/2001: Portland, Ore: Mary Jane Stearns, 87, died Monday (June 25, 2001). She was born Feb. 14, 1914, in Ellery Center, the daughter of Franklin T. and Belle A. Pratt Sample. She had been employed as a secretary by Montgomery Ward and as office manager by S & H Green Stamp. After retirement she traveled to every continent except Antarctica. She is survived by a son, Dr. H. Clayton Stearns of Salem, Ore.; two daughters: Donna Matthews of Anchorage, Alaska, and Norma Hallberg of Roseville, Calif.; four grandchildren: Peter Hallberg of Burbank, Calif., Karyn Martin of Omaha, Neb., and Hollly and Mera Matthews of Anchorage; two great-grandchildren; and a sister, Elsie Peterson of Lakewood. She was preceded in death by three brothers: William, Hugh and Mark Sample. A private graveside service was held Oct. 8 in the Bemus Point Cemetery. The Rev. Wesley Hamlin, pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church, officiated. Local arrangements were by the Hubert Funeral Home.
Sams, Kenneth W. b. June 4, 1908 Port Hope, Ontario. d. Nov., 19, 1975 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. bd. Nov. 22, 1975 Lot 410 G - 1. Age 67. s/o Manford E. & Clara (Wright) Sams. md. June 15, 1928 - Clara Maus.
Sams, Clara (Maus). b. May 20, 1910 Town of Ellery. d. Oct. 16, 1988 Lawson Care Center, Jamestown, NY. bd. Oct 19, 1988 Lot 410 G - 2. Age 78. d/o Elliott & 2nd wife Margaret (Warnock) Maus. w/o Kenneth W. Sams. PJ: 10/17/1988: Clara M. Sams, 78, formerly of R. D. 1, Bemus Point, died at 1 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 16, 1988) in Lawson Care Center. She was the widow of Kenneth W. Sams, who died Nov. 19, 1975. A lifelong area resident, she was born May 20, 1910, in Ellery, a daughter of Elliott and Margaret Warnock Maus. Mrs. Sams was employed as a Avon saleswoman for many years. She was a former member of Ellery Home Bureau. Surviving are a daughter, Helen Simmons of Jamestown; a son, Robert K. Sams of Jamestown; seven grandchildren: Gary and Daniel Sams, both of Ashville, Bonnie Pugh of Youngsville, Pa., Barry and Bryan Simmons, Brenda Beardsley and Belinda Bimber, all of Jamestown; 13 great-grandchildren; three sisters: Viola Maus of Jamestown, Lenora Hallberg of Maple Springs and Florence Shattack of Stone Mountain, Ga; and two brothers: Lester and LaVern Maus, both of Sherman. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Maus; a sister, Isabell Nelson; a half-brother, Lazelle Maus; and two half-sisters: Lena Sitz and Alice Rowley. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Thomas Grundstrom, pastor of First Covenant Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Bemus Point Cemetery.
Children of Kenneth W. & Clara (Maus) Sams included:
1. Robert K. Sams.
2. Helen Sams. md. Sheldon L. Simmons.
Samuelson, Carol J. (Hermanson). b. Sept. 26, 1928 Jamestown, NY. d. Sept. 6, 2002. Age 73. d/o C. Herbert & Doris (Carlson) Hermanson. w/o Paul Oscar Samuelson: PJ: 9/7/2002: Bemus Point: Carol J. Samuelson, 73, of 4693 Maple Grove Road, died at 2:45 a.m. Friday (Sept. 6, 2002) in her home. A lifelong area resident, she was born Sept. 26, 1928, in Jamestown, the daughter of C. Herbert and Doris Carlson Hermanson. She was the wife of Paul O. Samuelson, whom she married Oct. 1, 1949. Along with her husband, she owned and operated the Samuelson Farm for many years, retiring in 1996. She was a 1946 graduate of Jamestown High School and a charter member of St. Timothy Lutheran Church, where she was active in the choir and a former Sunday school superintendent. Mrs. Samuelson loved to work with her flowers, cooking, her children and grandchildren. Besides her husband, she is survived by two daughters: Elaine C. Hoglin of Jamestown and Nancy J. Anderson of North East; two sons: Robert P. and Roger A. Samuelson, both of Bemus Point; eight grandchildren: Kerri L., Pamela K., James P. and Brenda L. Hoglin, all of Jamestown, Tyler E., Ryan P. and Jacob A. Anderson, all of North East, and Kayla C. Samuelson of Bemus Point; a stepsister, Marilyn Worrilow of Burbank, Calif.; and a brother, Dr. Roger A. Hermanson of Atlanta. She was preceded in death by a stepsister, Alberta Mahlstedt; and a stepbrother, Charles Lindquist. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. Timothy Lutheran Church. The Rev. Jeff Silvernail, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in the Bemus Point Cemetery.
Children of Carol J. (Hermanson) Samuelson & Paul Oscar Samuelson included:
1. Elaine Carol Samuelson. b. June 24, 1956. md. Steven Jeffrey Hoglin.
2. Nancy Jean Samuelson. md. Gareth Jan Anderson.
3. Robert P. Samuelson.
4. Roger A. Samuelson. md. Wendy L. Wigren.
Samuelson, Oscar Fred. b. Oct. 6, 1891 Chester, Pa. d. Nov. 3, 1937 Town of Ellery. w/ Hulda Josephine Carlson. d/o Carl & Augusta Carlson.
Children of Oscar Fred & Hulda Josephine (Carlson) Samuelson included:
1. Paul Oscar Samuelson. b. Feb. 11, 1926. md. Carol Hermanson.
2. Doris Josephine Samuelson. b. Nov. 13, 1928. md. John Eric Bylund.
Sandberg, Carl A. bd. Feb. 17, 1994 Lot 343 G - 1.
Sandberg, Paul William. b. May 4, 1932 Cleveland, O. d. Dec. 5, 2001 at his home Willow Drive, Greenhurst, NY. bd. Dec. 8, 2001 Lot 432 G - 4. Age. 69. s/o Arthur W. & Ruth (Gustafson) Sandberg. md. July 20, 1957 - Helen R. Ferguson. PJ: 12/6/2001: Greenhurst: Paul W. Sandberg, 69, of P.O. Box 196, Willow Drive, died at 8:28 a.m. Wednesday (Dec. 5, 2001) in his home. He was born May 4, 1932, in Cleveland, the son of Arthur W. and Ruth M. Gustafson Sandberg. He was employed by the former Marine Midland Bank for 25 years and was senior vice president in the loan department at the time of his retirement in 1975. He was president of C L Carnahan’s Corp. from 1975 until his retirement in 1995, and finished his career as branch manager of Lakeshore Savings Bank from 1995 to 1997. He was a 1950 graduate of Brocton Central School and a graduate of Rutgers School of Banking in New Jersey. He was a veteran, serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a member of the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, the President’s Roundtable at Jamestown Community College, Norden Club, Sportsmen Club, Vikings Lodge, Thule Lodge, Moonbrook Country Club, Ira Lou Spring Post 149 American Legion, Lakewood Rod and Gun Club, Leadership Circle of the United Way of Southern Chautauqua County and the Town Club. He was a past adviser with the Small Business Administration, a past board member of the Chautauqua Institution, Dunkirk Radiator and the Downtown Jamestown Development Corp. He was the founding chairman, and a member for more than 20 years, of the Chautauqua County Industrial Development Agency. He was a board member of the Gebbie Foundation, Lutheran Social Services, Chautauqua Lake Association and Dowcraft Corp, and Ellison Bronze. In 1982, he was given the Silver Beaver Award by the Boy Scouts of America. He was a loving father and grandfather, an avid golfer and a true believer in the community. He is survived by two daughters: Paula R. Jones of Temperance, Mich., and Kimberly A. Cira of Findlay, Ohio; two sons: Daniel W. Sandberg of Frewsburg and Dale A. Sandberg of Lakewood; and six grandchildren: Nicholas M. and Katherine R. Jones, both of Temperance, Zachary A. Sandberg of Frewsburg, Mackenzie J. and Mitchell L. Sandberg, both of Lakewood and Louis Paul Cira of Findlay. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen R. Ferguson Sandberg, whom he married July 20, 1957, and who died Jan. 23, 1997. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. The Rev. Alison L. Leitzel, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in the Bemus Point Cemetery. PJ: 12/9/2001: At the funeral music was provided by Gail Espinoza as organist. Zachary Sandberg, his grandson, participated in lighting the Paschal Candle. A eulogy was given by his son, Dale Sandberg and the executive director of the Gebbie Foundation, Tom Cardman. The bearers were Daniel and Dale Sandberg, Jesse Jones, James Cira, Arden Johnson and Theodore Bogdan. Graveside military honors were conducted by Ira Lou Spring Post # 149 American Legion consisted of Kenneth Furlow as commander and Howard Lindstrom as chaplain.
Sandberg, Helen R. (Ferguson). d. Jan. 23, 1997. bd. Jan. 25, 1997 Section H Lot 433 G - 5. d/o Howard & Rachel A. (Woodburg) Ferguson. w/o Paul William Sandberg.
Children of Paul William & Helen R. (Ferguson) Sandberg included:
1. Daniel William Sandberg.
2. Dale A. Sandberg. md Elizabeth L. Bly.
3. Kimberly Ann Sandberg. md. 1st. _______md. 2nd.______Cira.
4. Paula R. Sandberg. md Jesse C. Jones.
Sandwall, Bertha (McIntyre) Sandwall. b. Nov. 3, 1917 Busti, NY. d. June 2, 1992 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. bd. June 8, 1992 Lot 422 G - 12. Age 74. d/o Clement L. & Bertha (Koehler) McIntyre. w/o Carl H. "Roy" Sandwall. PJ: 6/3/1992: Bertha Sandwall was a member of the Farm Bureau. She and her husband were owners of the family farm at Route 430 and the Weaver Road. Has a brother, William McIntyre of Bemus Point; and three sisters: Anna Melquist at Lutheran Social Services, Cora Snow of Jamestown and Martha Tibbets of Point Stockhom. She was preceded in death by five brothers: Charles, Kenneth, James, Myron and Carlie McIntyre....The funeral for Bertha C. Sandwall, 74, of R.D. 1 Bemus Point, who died June 2, 1992, will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Daniel G. McBride, pastor of Bemus Point United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Bemus Point Cemetery.
Children of Bertha McIntyre and Carl H. "Roy" Sandwall included:
1.. Shirley L. Sandwall. 1938 - 1981. bd. Bemus Point Cemetery. md. Harry W. Rasmussen.
2. James L. Sandwall. 1992 of Bemus Point, NY.
3. Carl H. Sandwall. 1992 of Bemus Point, NY.
4. Gerald J. "Jerry" Sandwall. 1992 of Aschack, West Germany.
Sandwall, Lorena Sarah (Murdock). b. Jan. 25, 1938 Dewittville, NY. d. Jan. 18, 1988 in her home on Weaver Road, Bemus Point, NY. bd. Jan. 21, 1988 Lot 218 G - 9. Age 49. d/o Clifford W. & S. Lenora (Maus) Murdock. md. Lindholme. md. Donald States. md. Schnell. md. James L. Sandwall. s/o Carl H. & Bertha (McIntyre) Sandwall. PJ: 1/19/1988) Bemus Point: Lorena Sandwall, 49, of Weaver Road, R. D., Bemus Point, died at 10:45 a.m. Monday (Jan. 18, 1988) in her home. She was the wife of James Sandwall, whom she married June 2, 1973. A lifelong area resident, she was born Jan. 25, 1938 in Dewittville, N.Y., a daughter of Clifford and Lenora Maus Murdock. Mrs. Sandwall had been employed at Chautauqua Hardware, Mayville Plastics, Allison’s Restaurant and Davey’s Restaurant. Surviving are three sons: Stephen of Jamestown, David of Maple Springs, and Michael of Bemus Point; a step-daughter, Terry of Westfield; three grandchildren: Stephanie, Josh, and Nicholas; her mother, Lenora Murdock Hallberg of Bemus Point; and a brother, Clifford Murdock Jr. of Indianhead, Md. She was preceded in death by her father. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Gerald Piper, pastor of Dewittville-Hartfield United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Bemus Point Cemetery. Friends are invited to Maple Springs Firehall, after the service.
Children of Lorean Sarah (Murdock) included:
1. Stephen Lindholme. b. May 8, 1957. d. May 11, 1999. bd. Bemus Point Cemetery. md. Brenda Kramer.
2. Michael Schnell.
3. David Randall States. 1961-1989. bd. Bemus Point Cemetery.
4. step-daughter, Terry Sandwall.
Sandwall, Shirley L. b. Feb. 7, 1938 Jamestown, NY. d. Oct. 16, 1981 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. bd. Oct. 19, 1981 Lot 423 G - 1. Age 43. d/o Roy & Bertha (McIntyre) Sandwall. md. Mar. 23, 1957 - Harry W. Rasmussen.
Savage, Elizabeth. Ashes bd. July 13, 1991 Lot 449 G - 2. Age 77.
SOURCE: Compiled by Loraine C. Smith, Town of Ellery