Orleans County, New York

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BRACE

CARRIE FREEMAN BRACE (18 Sep 1865 - 12 May 1942)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Tues., 5/12/1942
Surnames: BRACE, FREEMAN

The death of Mrs. Carrie F. BRACE, 76, wife of Louis A. BRACE, occurred this morning in her home on the Freeman Road, Town of Shelby, after a lingering illness. Born in the Town of Shelby in September 1865, Mrs. BRACE had resided her entire lifetime in the township.

Besides her husband, she is survived by one son, Freeman L. BRACE of the Freeman Road; and one brother, Walter FREEMAN, also of the Freeman Road. The remains will be at rest at the residence until Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from Richardson & Knuebel Funeral Home, Middleport, Rev. J.C. Rawson, pastor of the Shelby Baptist Church will officiate, and burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, West SHelby.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 28 Mar 2006

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BRACEY

GEORGE BRACEY (1900 - 17 Jun 1959)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Thurs., June 18, 1959
Surnames: BRACEY, WILLIAMS, HUBBARD, WATERS

George BRACEY, 59, of Shelby Center died yesterday afternoon at Medina Memorial Hospital after a long illness. Born in England, Mr. BRACEY came to this country at the age of four, and had lived his lifetime in Orleans County. For a number of years he had been employed at the Forrestel Farm, and later at the Niagara Chemical Division of General Food Machinery Co. at Middleport. He was a member of St. Mary’s Church and of its Holy Name Society.

Surviving besides his wife, Margaret, are one daughter, Mrs. Edward WILLIAMS; his mother, Mrs. George HUBBARD; one sister, Mrs. George WATERS; one brother, Ernest BRACEY, all of Medina; several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Thibault Funeral Home, South Main St., where a prayer service will be held at 8:30 am. Saturday with a funeral mass at 9 o’clock at St. Mary’s Church. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 19 Aug 2003


JOHN ARTHUR BRACEY (15 Sep 1959 - 15 Sep 1959)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Tues., Sept. 15, 1959
Surnames: BRACEY, CHIKE

John Arthur BRACEY, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles BRACEY of R.D. 3, Medina, died this morning at Medina Memorial Hospital three hours after birth. He is survived by one sister, Gloria Jean; one brother, Charles Michael; his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Edmund CHIKE; his paternal granddparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest BRACEY; several aunts and uncles.

Funeral services will be held tomorrow morning from the Gulinski Funeral Home, 420 Eagle St., 11 a.m. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 26 Jan 2003

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BRACKETT

ELEANOR PRESTON BRACKETT (29 Aug 1861 - 13 Apr 1949)

Newspaper: The Medina Journal, Fri., April 15, 1040
Surnames: BRACKETT, McCARGO, PRESTON

Clarendon - Mrs. Nellie PRESTON BRACKETT, 87, died in her home here Wednesday night. She was a native of Clarendon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Philip PRESTON, and always resided here. She was a member of the Clarendon Methodist Church and the WCTU, and the Widow of Louie W. BRACKETT

She is survived by a son, Maurice BRACKETT of Clarendon, and a granddaughter, Mrs. Robert McCARGO of Holley, and for great-grandchildren. Friends may call at her home until noon tomorrow. Services will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow in the Methodist Church, with burial in Hillside Cemetery at Holley.

(Note: Our records list Lyman PRESTON as Eleanor's father not Phillp)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 7 Apr 2006


LOUIS M. BRACKETT (23 May 1861 - 25 May 1937)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Albion; Wed. June 2, 1937
Surnames: BRACKETT, McCARGO, PRESTON

Louis M. BRACKETT, father of Morris W. BRACKETT, who is Chief Game Protector of the State, died May 25 in his home at Clarendon. He was 76.

The funeral service was held at the home Friday. Burial took place in Hillside Cemetery of Holley.

He leaves also his wife, the former Eleanor PRESTON, a granddaughter, Mrs. Robert McCARGO of Northville, and two great-grandchildren.

Submitted by: Mark Rustay Feb 15, 2002


MARTIN E. BRACKETT (3 May 1842 - 3 Jan 1904)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 7 Jan 1904
Surnames: BRACKETT

Dr. E. M. BRACKETT died at his residence in Clarendon on Sunday last.

(Interment in Hillside Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb, 9 Oct 2005

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BRADLEY

DENNIS BRADLEY (Jun 1819 - 12 Dec 1904)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 15 Dec. 1904
Surnames: BRADLEY

The death of Dennis BRADLEY occurred at his home in Manila Place last Monday. Early last spring Mr. BRADLEY fell and received injuries which resulted fatally. Deceased was one of Medina’s oldest residents.

(Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 25 Jan 2006


HELEN JANE BRADLEY (Nov 1924 - 10 Aug 1925)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 13 Aug 1925
Surnames: BRADLEY

Helen Jane, the nine months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John BRADLEY, died Monday evening at the Medina Hospital following an operation. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon at the home on Hedley street. Burial was in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 21 Oct 2007


MARION ENSIGN BRADLEY (Aug 1804 - 19 Jan 1904)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 21 Jan 1904
Surnames: BRADLEY, EATON

Mrs. Marion BRADLEY, one of the oldest residents of Albion, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. EATON, on West Bank street Tuesday. Mrs. BRADLEY’s age was ninety-nine years and five months.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb, 9 Oct 2005

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BRADSHAW

ORRIE BRADSHAW (1857 - 11 May 1910)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 19 May 1910
Surnames: BRADSHAW

Orrie BRADSHAW died at his home here on Wednesday, May 11, and the funeral was held Sunday from the M. E. Church. The services at the grave were conducted by the Masonic order, the members of which attended in a body, as did the Maccabees, of which he was a member. He was born in Esperence, NY. and came to the town of Carlton with his parents when but a small child where he has lived until this spring, when he moved to the village. He was 53 years of age, and besides his widow leaves one daughter and two sons to mourn their loss.

(Interment in Lynhaven Cemetery)


Newspaper: The Tribune, 19 May 1910

Mr. and Mrs. George BRADSHAW, of Eden, Wis., were called here on account of the death of his father.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb, 31 Aug 2008

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BRADY

JOSEPH BRADY (1868 - 15 Oct 1922)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, October 16, 1922
Surnames: BRADY, HOPPY

The death of Joseph BRADY, aged 54 years, occurred at the Niagara County Sanatorium at Lockport yesterday. Mr. BRADY is well known in Medina, having spent the greater part of his life here. For several years he was chief of the Medina Fire Department. With the exception of the past six months, when he has been confined to the sanitarium, the past few years of his life have been spent in Jersey City.

The remains were brought yesterday to the home of his mother, Mrs. Mary BRADY of Eagle Street. He is survived by a mother, two daughters, Florence and Helen, and three sons, Joseph, Edward and James, all of Jersey City, and two brothers, Peter of Buffalo and John of Jersey City and one sister, Mrs. John HOPPY of New York City.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb, August 31, 2001

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BRAGG

SYLVESTER BRAGG, SR. (9 Nov 1824 - 21 Jul 1910)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 28 Jul 1910 (from a column called “About The County”)
Surnames: BRAGG, BROWN

Sylvester BRAGG, Sr., a well known resident of the town of Barre, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. George N. BROWN, Thursday afternoon, aged 85 years.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb, 10 Feb 2006

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BRAINARD

MARY JANE CLARK BRAINARD (18 Nov 1827 - 14 Sep 1910)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Sep 14, 1910
Surnames: BRAINARD, CLARK, JOHNSON

Mrs. Seymour BRAINARD, Sr., died at her home on West Center street at 5:40 this morning after an illness of about sixteen months. Death was due to a slight paralytic shock which she suffered more than a year ago, since which time she has been confined to her bed, gradually growing weaker until the end.

Mrs. BRAINARD was born in Medina eighty-three years ago having been born Nov. 18, 1827, and enjoyed the distinction of being one of the first residepts(sic) born in this village, where she has always lived. She was married to J. Seymour Brainard, Sr., Nov. 14, 1847, and has always been an excellent helpmeet(sic) to him.

The deceased was a kind, charitable woman, an earnest and zealous worker in church and charitable affairs, and was most highly esteemed by a large circle of acquaintances. Until the last few years, she had been an active woman, and interested in the village and in the progress of the various religious and charitable undertakings.

She is survived by her husband, three sons, Morgan L. BRAINARD, R. Stanley BRAINARD, and J. Seymour BRAINARD, Jr., and one daughter, Mrs. Warren E. JOHNSON, and two sisters, Misses Ann and Julia E. CLARK, all of this place. The funeral will be held from the residence on Friday afternoon.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Nov 10, 2001


MORGAN L. BRAINARD (Oct 1854 - 24 Feb 1915)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 25 Feb. 1915
Surnames: BRAINARD, RYAN, JOHNSTON

Morgan L. BRAINARD passed away Monday morning at his home on Park avenue after an illness of about two years, his affliction being pernicious anaemia.

Deceased was born in Medina in 1854 and had always resided here. After receiving a common school education at the Medina Free Academy, he studied law with Messrs. Childs & Pitts, and on being admitted to the bar formed a co-partnership with Judge Fred L. Downs, under the firm name of Downs & Brainard, which continued for two years. He afterward accepted a position in the post-office serving for about ten years as deputy post-master. He served six years as town clerk and in 1886 was elected Justice of the Peace, which office he had held ever since, at the same time serving as police justice of the village. Always a popular and competent official, he was invariably re-elected to office. He served for over twenty years as secretary and treasurer of the Alert Hose Company and the Alert Club. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church, also of Medina Lodge 336 F. and A.M. He was a staunch Republican, always true to his party convictions. A genial kind hearted man, who always endeavored to conscientiously do his duty, he was one of Medina's best known and most popular citizens, whose memory will long be revered.

Mr. BRAINARD was married to Miss Anna RYAN, in 1881, and is survived by his widow; three children, Miss Marion BRAINARD, of Glens Falls, and the Misses Katherine and Ruth BRAINARD of this place; a sister, Mrs. Warren JOHNSTON; and two brothers, J. Seymour BRAINARD, and R. Stanley BRAINARD, all of this place. The funeral, held yesterday afternoon at three o’clock, was conducted under the Masonic rites, the Hon. Irving L’Hommedieu delivering the eulogy. The officiating clergyman was Rev. Dr. Frank J. Milman. The village officials, members of the Orleans County Bar Association, Alert Club and members of the Masonic fraternity were in attendance. The following attorneys and Alerts acted as bearers: Albert J. Coe, LeRoy J. Skinner, M. J. Whedon, George A. Newell, George A. Bowen and Charles F. Hurd. The interment was in Boxwood Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 30 Mar 2006


SEYMOUR H. BRAINARD (Nov 1820 - 8 Nov 1910)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Wed., Nov. 9, 1910
Surnames: BRAINARD, HERENDEEN, JOHNSTON

Mr. Seymour BRAINARD, one of the oldest and best known residents of Medina died at his home on West Center street about ten o'clock last evening, after an illness of less than two months, aged nearly ninety years.

Mrs. BRAINARD died in September, and although Mr. BRAINARD has always enjoyed the best of health, and at the time of the death of his wife, was in good health, yet he took to his bed within a few days and gradually grew weaker until the end.

Mr. BRAINARD was born in Rome, New York, ninety years ago next week. He learned the baker's trade in that city, and when a young man started for Buffalo, riding on a packet boat on the Erie Canal. When he reached Medina, he saw a large sign over a building, situate where the Empire Couch Company building stands, on the canal bank, reading 'Smith's Bakery'. Mr. BRAINARD got off and applied for a job, which he obtained. He has since made Medina his home, and this was sixty- six years ago.

For sixty-four years Mr. BRAINARD had been a merchant upon the streets, and enjoys the distinction of having been in business longer than any other resident here. He has seen them all come and go, has seen every business building in Medina erected, has seen the whole Main street burn on both sides; in fact, he was always in touch with its history and its advancement.

He has frequently related incidents that occurred in the earlier days. He used to tell of going out walking and tramping up near where the Walsh House now stands and looking out at the fields of wheat. In those days the business was all transacted down on the docks, and Main Street was not even mentioned. He has seen the village affairs administered in the old Gamner's Hall, in the building now known as White's Hotel, in the Fuller block on Center Street, and in the new village hall at the south end of Main Street. His life has witnessed many changes in the village in every way, and his recollections were pleasant memories and interesting accounts.

Mr. BRAINARD was always a good business man, a fine character, a man in whom the entire village reposed the utmost faith and confidence. He never held a political office in his life, yet he was always considered as one of the foremost citizens of the village.

A few months ago, he celebrated the sixty-third anniversary of his wedding, having lived here with his wife all those years.

He is survived by three sons, Morgan L. BRAINARD, J. Seymour BRAINARD, and R Stanley BRAINARD, and a daughter, Mrs. Warren JOHNSTON, all of this place. The funeral will be held from the late residence Friday afternoon, at three o'clock, Rev. J. H. HERENDEEN officiating.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb Staff, 2 Mar 2002

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BRAZZELL

CELIA REHEISER BRAZZELL (1887 - 4 Oct 1911)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 4 October 1911
Surnames: BRAZZELL, KELLY, KLINER, REHEISER

Mrs. Thomas BRAZZELL, formerly Celia REHEISER, died at the home of her parents on Eagle Street early this morning, after a year's illness of tuberculosis. The deceased was well known in this community and highly esteemed by a large circle of friends who deeply mourn her untimely demise. In spite of the fact that the dreaded disease was slowly but surley causing her death, during the long, weary months, she bore up with fortitude and courage. She is survived by her husband, one daughter, a father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. John REHEISER, of Medina, and two sisters, Mrs. Edward KELLY, of this place, and Mrs. Irving KLINER, of Batavia. The funeral will be held from St. Mary's Church Friday morning.

(Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery)

Submitted by: Linda Whitney August 29, 2001


EDWARD BRAZZELL (Jan 1910 - 23 May 1910)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal
Surnames: BRAZZELL

Mr. and Mrs. Geo. T. BRAZZELL lost their infant son, Edward, and the funeral will take place tomorrow morning at 9:30 o'clock at St. Mary's Church. Internment at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Submitted by: Linda Whitney August 29, 2001


WILLIAM BRAZZELL (Mar 1859 - 18 Apr 1930)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 19 April 1930
Surnames: BRAZZELL

William BRAZZELL passed away at his home on the Bates Road last evening. He is survived by his wife, two sons, seven grandchildren, two sisters. The funeral services will be held from St. Mary's Church Monday morning at 9 o'clock. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Submitted by: Linda Whitney August 29, 2001

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BREED

BURR T. BREED (26 Sep 1870 - 25 Dec 1951)

Newspaper: unknown
Surnames: BREED, CRANE, JOHNSON

Lyndonville - Burr T. BREED, a native of Lyndonville, died yesterday in Niagara Falls, where he had resided for several years. Born in Lyndonville, Sept. 26, 1870, his parents were the late Henry and Annette CRANE BREED. He moved to Skaneateles in 1914 and later to Niagara Falls. He had been ill a long time.

Surviving are his widow, Nellie JOHNSON BREED, whom he married 59 years ago, a son, Niel; two grandchildren; a brother, Dr. Frank BREED of Lincoln, Nebraska, also several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held in the Beatty Funeral Home, 10th and Ontario Streets, Niagara Falls at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28. Burial will take place in Lynhaven Cemetery, this village.

(taken from the scrapbooks of Theda Powley Millis, Waterport)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 18 Jan 2004


CARL H. BREED (21 Jul 1877 - 20 Nov 1918)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune, Thurs. 28 Nov 1918
Surnames: BREED, AGNEW, LILLEY, L'HOMMEDIEU

This community was unexpressibly shocked last Saturday, November 23d, to learn of the sudden death of former Mayor Carl H. BREED, who passed away at his home on Pearl Street at about one o'clock of that day. Mr. BREED was born in Medina, July 21, 1877, and had resided here all of his life, having held various positions of responsibility and trust, both in civil and military life. When a young man some twenty-two years of age he became one of the trustees of his village and served in that capacity for several years. He was president of the village from 1912-16. He became a member of Company F, Third Regiment, N.G.S,N.Y., and soon thereafter was elected second lieutenant. From second lieutenant he was promoted to first lieutenant, and, later, was appointed on the staff of Brigadier General Babcock of the 65th Regiment of Buffalo, with the rank of Major. He served in the Quartermaster's department during the Mexican border trouble and until lately was engaged in the investigation of the various companies and armories in Western New York.
Major BREED enjoyed the confidence,respect and love of the people of this community to a remarkable degree because of his kind nature and his high integrity. Mr. BREED owned the controlling interest in the Middleport Cold Storage Company at the time that the company was organized during the construction of the plant and for several years thereafter, having parted with his interests during the past year. He was president of the Medina Wood Working and Furniture Company and he also owned and directed a farm on the State Road just north of the village. The deceased was a member of the Alert Club of Medina and Buffalo Club of Buffalo, a Free Mason and an Elk. Major BREED took an active interest in politics and for the past ten years or more was a member of the Orleans County Republican Committee.
He was a son of the late Charles H. BREED of this village, and is survived by his widow, Christine LILLEY BREED, and four children, John W., Robert C., Christine S., and Carl H.; his mother Mrs. Sena BREED, and two sisters, Mrs. Irving L'HOMMEDIEU and Mrs. Thomas H. AGNEW, all of this place. The funeral was held Monday afternoon at two-thirty o'clock from his late residence, Rev. William A. Harris of Albion, formerly of this place, officating. The pallbearers were Claude B. Howell, Bertrand E. Harcourt, George R. Sheldon, Francis E. Hanlon, Myron A. Post and John H. Chase. Interment in the family (lot) in Boxwood Cemetery. The military company stationed at the Armory acted as escort to the grave, where full military honors were given the deceased.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 4 Jan 2009


INEZ LOTT BREED (Oct 1870 - 9 Mar 1942)

Newspaper: Medina Journal; Tues., 10 Mar 1942
Surnames: BREED, BARLOW, LOTT

:yndonville - Mrs. Ivez BREED, 71, died suddenly Monday in the Buffalo General Hospital. Mrs. BREED was born in Ridgeway and was a lifelong resident of this vicinity. She was a member of the Lyndonville Methodist Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Ross BARLOW; one son, Homer BREED; and five grandchildren, all of Lyndonville. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from her late home on North Main Street, with Rev. E. P. Gill officiating. Burial will be in Lynhaven Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 24 Mar 2006


MARY H. WELD BREED (22 Mar 1822 - 2 Jan 1861)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs., 3 Jan. 1861
Surnames: BREED, WELD

In Ridgeway, on the 2d inst., of consumption, Mrs. Mary H., wife of Albert BREED, aged about 39 years.

(Interment in West Ridgeway Cemetery

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Jan 14, 2002


NEWELL C. BREED, SGT. (1925 - After 18 Mar 1945)

Newspaper: unknown
Surnames: BREED, COOPER

Remains of two Lyndonville soldiers killed in action in Germany during World war II will be returned to this country for permanent burial, it was announced by the War department. The bodies are aboard the U. S. Army Transport Oglethorpe Victory. They are Sgt. Newell C. BREED, son of Mr. and Mrs. Homer L. BREED, 22 Eagle St., and Cpl. Harry COOPER, son of Mr. and Mrs. George L. COOPER, N. Main St., both of Lyndonville.

Sergeant BREED’s death occurred as the result of wounds received in action on Mar. 18, 1945, in Germany. He was first wounded in France on Jan. 26, return to the front lines later. He was with the infantry of the Seventh Army, going overseas in July 1944, and first stationed in Italy. Entering service Jan. 18, 1944, he trained at Camp Bland Fla., and Fort Meade, Md. He lived his entire lifetime in Lyndonville, graduating from Lyndonville High school with the class of 1943, and was a member of the Press club, and was interested in arts.

Corporal COOPER was killed in action Sept. 19, 1945, in Germany. He served in England before going into Germany. Attached to the Tank division, he received his training at Fort Knox, Ky., in California, and Pine Camp, N. Y., going overseas early in 1945. Born in Lyndonville, Corporal COOPER lived here all of his life, and was graduated from Lyndonville Central school with the class of 1933, after which he attended Bryant & Stratton Business college, Buffalo. He was a member of the First Presbyterian church of this village.

(Interment in West Ridgeway Cemetery)

(taken from the scrapbooks of Theda Powley Millis, Waterport)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 18 Jan 2004


SARAH A. TUTTLE BREED (1818 - 15 Jul 1899)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs., 20 July 1899
Surnames: TUTTLE, BREED, KING

Sarah A. TUTTLE, widow of the late David A. BREED, died on Saturday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. F. H. KING, of West Center street. Deceased was eighty years of age. The funeral was held at the residence Monday afternoon and the remains interred in West Ridgeway Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 27 Sep 2003

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BREEZE

JOSEPH BREEZE (Oct 1855 - 12 Mar 1915)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 18 Mar 1915
Surnames: BREEZE, HYDE

The death of Joseph BREEZE occurred Sunday at his home near Waterport at the age of 59 years. He is survived by his wife (Fannie HYDE), one son (Howard), and one daughter (Myrtle).

(Interment in Otter Creek Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 31 Mar 2006

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BREHSE

FRANK W. BREHSE (1874 - 27 Dec 1936)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Mon., 28 Dec 1936
Surnames: BREHSE, DENKE, MILLION

Frank W. BREHSE, 62, died yesterday, at his Kendall home. Surviving are his widow, Caroline and seven daughters, Mrs. Howard DENKE of Rochester, Mrs. Fred MILLION of Pittsford, Caroline amd Geraldine of Kendall; four sons, Carl of Rochester, Kermit, William and Franklin of Kendall; and six grandchildren.

Private funeral services are to held from the home Wednesday at 1:45 p.m., followed by services in Concordia Lutheran Church, Kendall, at 2:30. Interment at Beechwood Cemetery, West Kendall.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 18 Feb 2007

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BREITSMAN

ANN ELIZABETH BREITSMAN (1949 - 8 Mar 1951)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Thurs., 08 Mar 1951
Surnames: BREITSMAN, BEERS

Word has been received by Mr. & Mrs. Willis J. BREITSMAN, Sr., of South Avenue, of the unexpected death of their granddaughter, Ann Elizabeth, 18-months-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willis J. BREITSMAN, Jr. of Zelienople, Pa.

Besides her parents she is survived by a sister, Donna A., her maternal grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Clifford BEERS of Rochester, her paternal grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Willis J. BREITSMAN, Sr. of Medina, and her maternal, great-grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Charles W. BEERS, of Hartland.

The body is being brought to the home of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford BEERS, 148 Willow Bend Road, Rochester. Funeral arrangements have not been completed.

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 14 Apr 2002


EVA E. WRIGHT BREITSMAN (Sep 1875 - 25 Dec 1916)

Newspaper: Medina Dailey Journal, 12/26/1916
Surnames: BREITSMAN, WRIGHT, COLE

The death of Mrs. John W. BREITSMAN occurred at her home at Knowlesville at three o’clock on Christmas morning after a long illness, aged 42 years. Besides her husband, she leaves one son, Willis J. and one daughter, Gladys F., both of Knowlesville; also one sister, Mrs. Charles COLE, of Swarts Creek, Mich., and four brothers, Delos WRIGHT, of Denver, Colorado, William, Howard, and Charles WRIGHT, all of Michigan. The funeral service will be held at her late home on Wednesday, December 27, at 1 p.m., Rev. Peter Berrill (Birrell?) officiating. Interment will be at West Ridgeway Cemetery.


Newspaper: Medina Dailey Journal, 1/4/1917

2nd article states Mrs. Breitsman died “after a long and painful illness with Bright’s disease.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Jan 14, 2002


HENRY F. BREITSMAN (1870 - 29 Dec 1930)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 1 Jan 1931
Surnames: BREITSMAN, FINK, WORDEN

Henry BREITSMAN, aged 60 years, died Monday morning. He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Walter FINK, Doris, Edna and Mary BREITSMAN; two brothers, John of Knowlesville and Emery of Jeddo and one sister, Mrs. Edward WORDEN of New Jersey. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home of Mrs. Fink. Burial was in West Ridgeway Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 1 Nov 2006


MARY BREITSMAN (14 Jan 1839 - 2 Apr 1897)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 8 Apr 1897
Surnames: BREITSMAN, COLE

--Mrs. Charles BREITSMAN died on Friday, after a brief illness with pneumonia. Her age was 58 years. She is survived by her husband, three sons and two daughters. Funeral services were held at the residence on the Shelby Basin road Sunday afternoon, Rev. F. T. Latham officiating. Interment at West Ridgeway Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 16 Oct 2007

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BRENNAN

CHARLES F. BRENNAN (Feb 1891 - 15 Aug 1956)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Thurs., Aug. 16, 1956
Surnames: BRENNAN, SCHWYN, ACER

Charles F. BRENNAN, 65, a former Medina man was killed almost instantly yesterday afternoon when he was knocked down by a truck loaded with 20 tons of asphalt. BRENNAN was employed by the Walter P. Blimm Co. which was engaged in road repair work on the Ward Road, Niagara Co. The driver of the truck, Charles R. GREGG, 179 Jackson Street, Lockport, told Sheriff’s Deputy Joseph RUSSIN he did not notice Mr. BRENNAN until some one called to him. The truck knocked Mr. BRENNAN down, ran over him and he died of a fractured skull and crushed chest. He was taken to DeGraff Memorial Hospital, North Tonawanda and pronounced dead upon arrival.

The deceased was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. BRENNAN. He was born in Hamilton, Ontario in 1891 and moved to Medina with his parents when a small child. For many years he was associated with Mahar Bros. Furniture Co. here but for the past few years had resided in the Lox Plaza Hotel Lockport.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Catherine SCHWYN, Anderson, Ohio; two sons Charles J. BRENNAN Jr. and Ansel BRENNAN, both of Spencerport; a sister Mrs. Herbert ACER and three brothers, John, Robert and George BRENNAN, all of Medina.

The body is resting at the Cleary Funeral Home, Park Avenue, from where prayer services will be held Saturday at 8:30 a.m. with funeral services in St. Mary’s Church at 9 a.m. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 19 Aug 2002


HERBERT SANDS BRENNAN (1925 - 23 Jan 1954)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, probably Mon., Jan. 25, 1954
Surnames: BRENNAN, ANSTEY, TAGGERT

Medina - Herbert Sands BRENNAN, 28, who had been associated with his father in the furniture business here for a number of years, died unexpectedly Saturday, (Jan. 23, 1954) at the Medina Memorial Hospital. He had been in ill health for more than a year. He was a member of Medina Moose and St. Mary’s Church and a graduate of Medina High School.

He leaves his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John J. (Rose) BRENNAN of Medina; a brother, John J. Jr. of Cleveland, Ohio; two sisters, Mrs. Roderick ANSTEY of Medina and Mrs. Thomas J. TAGGERT of Kenmore, and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Cleary Funeral Home and at 10 am. at St. Mary’s Church, with burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 8 Jun 2002


MARGARET HANLON BRENNAN (Oct 1840 - 27 Nov 1911)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 11/28/1911
Surnames: BRENNAN, HANLON

Death indeed struck a shining mark when Margaret BRENNAN, sister of Mary and James HANLON, earnest and true Christian women, which means much in these days of strife after place, position and wealth, was taken from our midst last evening at her brother's home on Glenwood avenue. With her own lips she called the physician to her last but fatal illness.

Seventy-two years of age, she had attained to a most honorable position in this community, devoted to the Christian body with which she was connected and it has been well and truly said of her by one, denoting the deep emotion and devotion of a brother, that she was 'a dear, sweet sister'.

Margaret BRENNAN was a graduate of the Sacred Heart Convent, of Rochester, one of the first teachers in Catholic school, and later in the public school. She was a real student and a book lover and had come to a good degree of culture by a knowledge of the world 's best books; and was able at all times to put herself in sympathy with those about her and enter into their joy and make their interests hers. She was an active worker in Medina's early Chautauqua Club which wielded a wide influence in Medina's social and religious development.

She is survived by her sister, Miss Mary HANLON, and her brother, Hon. James A. HANLON, who have the sympathy in their bereavement of a host of friends far and near. Her husband, Lawrence BRENNAN, died some years ago.

The funeral will be held from St. Mary's Church, on Thursday morning at 9 a.m. Her life was not less pure and the rememberance that she leaves behind of a beautiful Christian character, than the fragrance, purity and beauty of the clusters of flowers which thoughtful friends have borne to her late home. To many the death of Mrs. BRENNAN will come as a personal loss, while her large circle of acquaintances will long bear in pleasing remembrance the life of one whom to know even slightly was to honor and respect.

(Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Dec 24, 2001


MARY BRENNAN ( - 20 Apr 1950)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Mon., April 24, 1950
Surnames: BRENNAN, HANLON

Miss Mary BRENNAN, a former resident of Medina, died Thursday in Washington, D. C. Miss BRENNAN has made her home in Washington for the past few years with Mr. Daniel HANLON. Nearest relative is a nephew, John BRENNAN, of Medina.

The body will arrive in Medina Sunday morning and burial will take place in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

(No record of this burial in Orleans County)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 7 May 2002


MARY MAHAR BRENNAN (Feb 1861 - 24 Aug 1925)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 27 Aug 1925
Surnames: BRENNAN, ACER, MAHAR

The death of Mrs. Charles J. BRENNAN, aged 64 years, occurred at one o'clock Monday morning at her home on Park Avenue after a long illness. Born in Hamilton, Ont; she moved to Medina with her family about 34 years ago, where she has since resided. She leaves to mourn their loss, her husband, one daughter Mrs. Herbert A. ACER, four sons, Charles H., John, Robert and George and two brothers, Joseph and Charles MAHAR, all of Medina. The funeral was held Wednesday morning at St. Mary's Church and was largely attended. Rev. Daniel Malloy, of Middleport, officiated.

The bearers were Judge David A. White, James H. Conley, William J. Gallagher, John Bradley, George Tuohey and Francis E. Hanlon. Burial was in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 21 Oct 2007


VERA MILLER BRENNAN (14 Jun 1883 - 22 Oct 1949)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Mon., Oct. 24, 1949
Surnames: BRENNAN, COONS, MILLER, VanKUREN, CLARK

Lyndonville - Funeral services for Mrs. Vera BRENNAN, 66, who died early Saturday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Charles COONS, 105 S. Main St., after a five-day illness, were held this morning at 9:30 from the Srnythe Funeral Home, and at 10 o'clock from St. Joseph’s Church. Interment was in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Medina.

The deceased, widow of Patrick BRENNAN, who died about fifteen years ago, was born June 14, 1883 in Cheviot, Columbia County, New York, the daughter of Theodore and Sarah VanKUREN MILLER. She had resided in Lyndonville for the past eight years.

Mrs. Brennan, a communicant of St. Josephs Roman Catholic Church, is survived by one daughter, Mrs. COONS, one son, Dennis BRENNAN of this village; a sister, Mrs. Florence CLARK and a brother, Ernest MILLER; both of Hudson, N. Y,; and one granddaughter, Nancy COONS.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 21 Jun 2002

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BREWSTER

SARAH BREWSTER (1827 - 13 Nov 1910)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Mon., Nov. 14, 1910
Surnames: BREWSTER, HUMPHREY, KENYON, McMULLEN, SIMMONS.

Mrs. Sarah BREWSTER died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. H. E. SIMMONS, of Pearl street, yesterday, at the age of 83 years. Mrs. Brewster, whose home is in Clyde, N. Y. came to Medina the first of July to visit her daughters and was taken sick and has been confined to the bed most of the time. Her death was caused from a cancerous tumor.

She leaves to mourn her loss four daughters, Mrs. E. HUMPHREY, of Clyde, Mrs. H. E. SIMMONS and Mrs. Ward KENYON, of this place, and Mrs. Julia McMULLEN, of Rochester. The funeral will be held this afternoon at 4 o clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. H. E. SIMMONS. The remains will be taken to Clyde for burial.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb Staff, 3 Mar 2002

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BRIAR

ARTA EUNICE PERKINS BRIAR (13 Jan 1850 - 15 May 1910)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 19 May 1910 (from a column called “About The County”)
Surnames: BRIAR, PERKINS

The death of Mrs. Artie PERKINS BRIAR, wife of Ex-Supervisor William BRIAR, occurred Sunday morning at her home in Gaines Village, aged sixty years.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb Staff, 10 Feb 2006

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BRIDGEMAN

ARBA K. BRIDGEMAN (Oct 1833 - 8 Feb 1911)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Feb 9, 1911
Surnames: BRIDGEMAN, RANKIN, MASTEN, PERRY, BAYNE

After an illness of some time at his home about two miles east of Medina, occurred the death of Arba K. BRIDGEMAN, about five o’clock last evening. Mr. BRIDGEMAN was 77 years of age, a veteran of the Civil war, and a member of the Hood Post. Perhaps no one had a larger circle of friends and acquaintances not only in the town but also through the county in the eastern part of Niagara.

His surviving family consists of his wife (Ella), four sons, Leroy C., of Buffalo; Arba K., Glenn W., and Louis G. of this place; one brother, Albert B.; a sister, Mrs. Frances RANKIN both of Hillsdale, Mich; Mrs. Sarah MASTEN, another sister living at Grand Rapids, also Mrs. Genevieve PERRY, of White Plains and Mrs. Eunice BAYNE, of this place.

The funeral will be held from his late home on the Telegraph road tomorrow at 2 o’clock, W. H. Reese officiating, with interment at the Tanner Cemetery (in Ridgeway).

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Nov 13, 2001


ARTHUR CLAYTON BRIDGEMAN (1880 - 30 Oct 1903)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune, Thurs. 5 Nov 1903
Surnames: BRIDGEMAN

Arthur Clayton BRIDGEMAN died Friday evening, October 30th, at Laredo, Texas, of yellow fever, aged twenty-three years, burial taking place Saturday morning, October 31st.

Mr. BRIDGEMAN, who was the son of Hon. and Mrs. C. S. BRIDGEMAN, of Kendall, N. Y., went to Texas about a year ago on account of throat trouble aggravated by the cold climate here and was much improved when stricken down by the fever. He was a graduate of Brockport Normal School, of the class of 1900, and was a member of Alpha chapter of the Gamma Sigma Fraternity. After completing his education he took up teaching as a profession until compelled to go south on account of his health.

He was a young man of genial disposition and sterling character and these qualities won him hosts of friends wherever he went. Beside his parents, he leaves two brothers, Charles S., Jr., and John S., and one sister, Margaret A. BRIDGEMAN.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 23 Dec 2005

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BRIDGEN

WILLIAM BRIDGEN (24 Jul 1828 - 24 Feb 1923)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 25 Feb 1923

Surnames: BRIDGEN, GLASHON, GORDON, SHAW, SYKES, WOLFF

The death of William BRIDGEN, aged 95 years, occurred at the home of his granddaughter, Mrs. Margaret WOLFF on East Avenue, (Medina) Sunday morning at two o'clock. He was born in Ireland July 24, 1828, and was a resident of Middleport for over 50 years. Of late years he has made his home here in Medina with Mrs. WOLFF.

He is survived by a son, William BRIDGEN of Jordon, N. Y.; a daughter, Mrs. Charles SYKES of Medina; a stepson, George GORDON of Rochester; a step daughter, Mrs. John GLASHON of Quincey, Calif., and grandchildren. He was a member of S. J. Hood Post G. A. R., and this organization will attend the funeral in a body.

The funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon at two o'clock at the home of Mrs. WOLFF, 558 East Avenue, and the Rev. G. A. SHAW of St. John’s Church will officiate. Interment at Mountain Ridge.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Oct 8, 2001

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BRIDGEPORT

VIRGINIA BRIDGEPORT (1890 - 7 Aug 1915)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 12 Aug 1915 (from a column called “About The County”)
Surnames: BRIDGEPORT

The death of Mrs. Virginia BRIDGEPORT, aged 25 years, occurred in Albion Saturday night. She was a native of Virginia.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 21 Mar 2006

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BRIGGS

FIDELIA BRIGGS (1832 - 7 Dec 1903)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 17 Dec. 1903
Surnames: BRIGGS

The many friends of Miss Fidelia BRIGGS will learn with regret of her death, which occurred at her home in Albion on December 7th. She was, in former years, a very successful teacher, and many of her pupils residing in Medina and vicinity, will have very kindly remembrance of her.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb Staff, 11 Dec 2005


MARY A. BRIGGS (1820 - 4 Dec 1903)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 10 Dec. 1903
Surnames: BRIGGS, HEALEY

Mrs. Mary A. BRIGGS, mother of E. W. BRIGGS, died on Friday at the home of Mrs. Lucy C. Healey, about one mile north of Shelby Basin. Deceased was eighty-three years of age. The remains were taken to Newark, N. J., for interment.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb Staff, 6 Sep 2005


NANCY M. L’HOMMEDIEU BRIGGS (31 Aug 1830 - 28 Nov 1915)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 2 Dec 1915
Surnames: BRIGGS, L’HOMMEDIEU, LINSLEY

The death of Mrs. Nancy M. BRIGGS occurred at the home of her brother, Hon. WaIlace L’HOMMEDIEU,, of Maple Ridge on Sunday, after a month’s illness, death being due to a fall. The deceased was born August 31, 1830. She leaves one sister, Mrs. Charlotte LINSLEY, of Millville, and two brothers, Wallace of Maple Ridge, and Marshall L’HOMMEDIEU, of Denver, Colo. The funeral was held on Tuesday afternoon at her late residence, Rev. F. J. Milman officiating. Interment in Millville Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb Staff, 7 May 2006


SOPHIA A. BRIGGS (1844 - 8 Apr 1915)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 15 Apr 1915 (from a column called “About The County”)
Surnames: BRIGGS

The funeral of Mrs. A. (Alvinza) M. BRIGGS, of Albion, whose death occurred on Thursday, was held Sunday afternoon from Christ Episcopal church. Rev. Glenn W. White, the rector officiating.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb Staff, 21 Mar 2006


SARAH JANE BRIGGS (1831 - 30 Mar 1900)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs. April 5, 1900
Surnames: BRIGGS, MALCOMB

Mrs. Sarah Jane BRIGGS, mother of Scott MALCOMB, who lately moved from Ontario, Wayne county, NY, to Medina, died on Friday last, aged 69 years. The remains were taken to Ontario for interment.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Oct 8, 2001

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BRIGHAM

CHARLES EDWIN BRIGHAM (1884 - 1 Mar 1950)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Thurs., Mar. 2, 1950
Surnames: BRIGHAM, ANTIS, YAXLEY

Charles Edwin BRIGHAM, 66, of the Horan Rd., died at the Medina Memorial Hospital last evening after a brief illness. He was born in Medina, son of the late Elizabeth YAXLEY and Richard BRIGHAM, and has lived here all his life. Mr. BRIGHAM was employed by the Bignall Co., for the past 30 years.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Mildred BRIGHAM; 1 sister, Mrs. Ida ANTIS both of Medina, and several nieces and nephews. Services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the Thibault Funeral Home with the Rev. Ralph D. ROSS of the Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be in North Shelby Cemetery.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 05 Apr 2002


ELIZABETH YAXLEY BRIGHAM (12 Dec 1843 - 24 May 1919)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs., 5 June 1919
Surnames: BRIGHAM, ANTIS, McATEE, YAXLEY

Mrs. Elizabeth BRIGHAM, wife of Richard BRIGHAM, died at her home on the Horn (Horan?) Road Saturday, May 24, after a lingering illness with a complication of diseases. Deceased was born in England, coming to this country with her parents when a small child, had spent most of her life in Medina. She was a devoted mother and neighbor, and will be sincerely missed by a host of neighbors and friends. She was a member of the Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband and three children, Mrs. Clark (Ida) ANTIS and Charles BRIGHAM, of Medina, and William McATEE, of Hartland. The funeral was held at the family home on Tuesday, May 27. In the absence of Rev. J. J. Allen the Rev. Walter Foss officiated. Interment was at North Shelby Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 22 Sep 2003


GEORGE H. BRIGHAM ( - Feb 1919)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 20 Feb 1919
Surnames: BRIGHAM, DONNELLY, REID

George H. BRIGHAM formerly, of Medina, died in Buffalo recently. He is survived by his wife and three children, mother and father, two sisters, Mrs. J. G. Reid, of Detroit, Mrs. DONNELLY, of Waterport, and one brother, Edward BRIGHAM, of Medina.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 31 May 2007

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BRIGNALL

CHARLES L. BRIGNALL (14 Mar 1865 - 17 Jan 1940)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Thurs., 18 Jan. 1940
Surnames: BRIGNALL, DINGLE, MARSHALL, SMITH

Funeral services for Charles L. BRIGNALL, 74, whose death occurred at the Medina Memorial Hospital Wednesday noon after an illness of four months, will be held from the McNall funeral home in Albion Saturday afternoon at 2 p. m. Rev. George Wright will officiate and burial will be in Otter Creek Cemetery. Mr. BRIGNALL was a native of Eagle Harbor.

He is survived by his widow; one daughter, Mrs. Leon DINGLE of Eagle Harbor; a son Earl BRIGNALL of Ridgeway; two sisters, Mrs. May MARSHALL and Mrs. Emma SMITH of Albion; four brothers, Henry of Eagle Harbor and John, Elmer and Frank of Albion and five grandchildren.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 6 Sep 2003


EDNA V. WOODHAMS BRIGNALL (21 Nov 1889 - 17 Jul 1949)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Mon., July 18, 1949
Surnames: BRIGNALL, BRUNETTI, KELLER, SMITH, BELL, WOODHAMS

Albion - Mrs. Edna V. BRIGNALL, 59, a resident of the Transit Rd. in the Town of Gaines, died unexpectedly Sunday in her home.

She is survived by her husband, Frank BRIGNALL; one daughter, Mrs. Albert BRUNETTI, Fancher; three sisters, Mrs. Mabel KELLER of Celoron, Mrs. H. M. SMITH of Kissimmee, Fla., and Mrs. Ethel BELL of Moscow, Idaho; two brothers, Randolph WOODHAMS of Albion and Myron WOODHAMS of Rochester.

Friends will be received at the Merrill Funeral Home at 134 E. State St. today and tomorrow from 2 to 5 and from 7 to 9 p. m., with services to be conducted in the funeral home at 2:30 p. m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Mt. Albion Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 31 May 2002

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BRINSMAID

BERTHA L. HARE BRINSMAID (13 Sep 1882 - 29 Aug 1955)

Newspaper: unknown
Surnames: BRINSMAID, HARE, MANLEY, WILCOX

LYNDONVILLE - Mrs. Bertha L. BRINSMAID, 72, died in Medina Memorial Hospital late Monday evening where she had been a patient since Saturday. She had been in ill health for the past several months.

Mrs. BRINSMAID was born in Town of Yates Sept. 13, 1882, the daughter of Matthew and Mary Jane WILCOX HARE. In January of 1911 she was married to Clyde BRINSMAID of Lyndonville and all her married life was spent in this village. Mr. BRINSMAID died in January 1953. Mrs. BRINSMAID was a member of Lyndonville Methodist Church and of the Bethany Circle of the Women’s Society of Christian Service.

She is survived by two sons, George, of Washington, D.C., and Robert of Lyndonville; two daughters, Doris of Rochester, and Helen of Lyndonville. Also two sisters, Mrs. Homer MANLEY of Lyndonville and Mrs. Carl MANLEY of Medina; three brothers, a twin brother Bert HARE of Newfane, Henry and Roy HARE of Medina; and nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at the Smythe Funeral Home at 2:30 Thursday afternoon, with the Rev. Raymond H. Draffin, pastor of Corn Hill Methodist Church, Rochester, officiating. Burial will be in Lynhaven Cemetery.

(taken from the scrapbooks of Theda Powley Millis, Waterport)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 19 Jan 2004


CLYDE S. BRINSMAID (7 May 1882 - 23 Jan 1953)

Newspaper: unknown
Surnames: BRINSMAID, HARE, SPAULDING

Lyndonville - Clyde S. BRINSMAID, 70, a former Lyndonville trustee and former School Board official, died Friday at his home, 55 South Main St., after an illness of several years. The deceased was born May 7, 1882, son of George and Sarah SPAULDING BRINSMAID in the Town of Yates. In January 1911 he was married to Bertha HARE and they have resided in the home on South Main Street all their married life.

Mr. BRINSMAID was prominent in the vicinity in both civic and religious activities. For 35 years he was salesman for the J. R. Watkins Co. and was one of their oldest representatives. Prior to that, he operated a grocery store in partnership with the late George Searles. In the affairs of the community, Mr. BRINSMAID held responsible positions. He was president of the Board of Education for many years and had served as a member of the Village Board. He was assessor for the Town of Yates. A highly-respected member of the Lyndonville Methodist Church, he had been a member of the Official Board of the Church for a long period, having been reelected trustee last year. He was a member of Yates Lodge No. 675, F. & A. M.

Surviving are his wife; their two daughters and 2 sons, Miss Doris BRINSMAID, Rochester, Miss Helen Brinsmaid Lyndonville, George, Washington, D. C., and Robert, Lyndonville. Also one brother, L. W. BRINSMAID, of this village, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held this afternoon at two o’clock at the Smythe Funeral Home, the Rev. Richard Billingsley officiating. Burial was in Lynhaven Cemetery.

(taken from the scrapbooks of Theda Powley Millis, Waterport)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 12 Jan 2004


RUTH F. BARRY BRINSMAID (1886 - 17 Jun 1948)

Newspaper: unknown
Surnames: BRINSMAID, BARRY, COON, KRENNING

(Lyndonville) Mrs. Ruth F. BRINSMAID, wife of Louis W. BRINSMAID, died suddenly early Thursday morning at her home, 136 S. Main St. Born in the town of Yates, she was the daughter of the late Chester F. and Adelaide COON BARRY. On July 29, 1908, she was married to Mr. BRINSMAID. Mrs. BRINSMAID was a member of the Lyndonville Methodist church.

Besides her husband she is survived by three daughters, Miss Lucille S. BRINSMAID of Ithaca, Mrs. William S. KRENNING of Lyndonville, and Miss Sarah R. BRINSMAID of Mt. Kisco; three sons, Sanford C. BRINSMAID of Medina, Barry S. BRINSMAID of New York city, and Bernard W. BRINSMAID of Puerto Allegre, Brazil; and four grandchildren, Sue Jane, Cynthia Jean, and William Bruce KRENNING of Lyndonvi11e, and Mark Charles BRINSMAID of Medina.

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock from the family residence, with Rev. Raymond H. Draffin, pastor of the Methodist church, officiating. Burial in Lynhaven Cemetery.

Bearers were Clarence Gracey, Charles Hungerford, Sidney Dack, Harry Johnson, Irving Johnson, and Lewis Rowley.

(taken from the scrapbooks of Theda Powley Millis, Waterport)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 12 Jan 2004

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BRINSTOOL

EDWARD J. BRINSTOOL (6 Jul 1848 - 24 Nov 1928)

Newspaper: The Lyndonville Enterprise, Thurs., 29 Nov 1928, pg. 1
Surnames: BRINSTOOL, BOWMAN, MacGREGOR, SPAULDING

Edward J. Brininstool (BRINSTOOL) died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Albert Bowman, at Buffalo Saturday, November 24, 1928, aged 80 years. Mr. Brininstool (BRINSTOOL) was a former resident of the town of Yates and for many years conducted a general store at Lyndonville over forty years ago, and later a similar store at Yates Center. He was a member of the Baptist church. The surviving relatives are four daughters, Mrs. Albert BOWMAN of Buffalo; Mrs. Willard MacGREGOR of Wilson; Miss Bessie Brininstool(BRINSTOOL) of Newburgh; Mrs. Burr SPAULDING of Lockport; and one son, Rev. Fred Brininstool (BRINSTOOL) of Virginia. The remains were brought to Lynhaven Cemetery for burial Tuesday afternoon.

(Note: According to cemetery records this surname was spelled BRINSTOOL)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 30 Jun 2008

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BRITT

MRS. BRITT (1818 - 16 May 1888)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 17 May 1888
Surnames: BRITT, CHASE, PALMER

Mrs. BRITT, widow of W. B. BRITT, an old time printer well known in Rome, died in Albany, on Wednesday, of malaria fever, aged about seventy years. She leave three children - Mrs. L. (Louis) J. CHASE, of Medina, Mrs. A. J. PALMER, of Albany and Edward P. BRITT, formerly of Utica, but now an employe of the Boston Herald. - Rome Sentinel.

(Note: Mrs. Louis CHASE name was Hattie BRITT)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 19 Jul 2006


CLINTON J. BRITT (1872 - 18 Jan 1926)

Newspaper: The Medina Daily Journal, Mon. 18 Jan 1926
Surnames: BRITT, GRIMES

Clinton BRITT, well known resident of Ridgeway died at his home on the Ridge Road at 8 o’clock Monday morning following a week’s illness of pneumonia. Mr. BRITT was 54 years of age and the greater part of his life has been spent in the vicinity of his late home. The deceased is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Orris GRIMES, with whom he made his home. The funeral arrangements have been made for Wednesday afternoon.

(Interment in Bates Road Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 9 Oct 2011


CURTIS BRITT (14 Apr 1820 - 5 Nov 1897)

Newspaper: Medina Register (under Ridgeway news), November 11, 1897
Surnames: BRITT, DAVIS, PRATT, WITCHER

Curtis Britt, aged 77 years, died at his home in Ridgeway last Friday morning of Brights disease. Deceased leaves a wife, one son and two daughters, Bruce C. and Miss Florence BRITT of Ridgeway, and Mrs. John Henry PRATT of Gaines. The funeral was held from the family residence Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock.

*The other neighborhood news continues on at this point, and a few lines later the following appears:

F. H. BRITT of Buffalo attended the funeral of Curtis BRITT Sunday

(Note: Curtis was the son of Alpheus BRITT & Mary WITCHER and the husband of Loretta S. DAVIS. Burial was in Bates Road Cemetery)

Submitted by: Mark Rustay Feb 13, 2001


EMMA M. TURNER BRITT (10 Dec 1872 - 11 Dec 1949)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Mon., 12 Dec 1949
Surnames: BRITT, TURNER.

The death of Mrs. Emma BRITT, 77, well known resident of Ridgeway, occurred Sunday in the Hilltop Nursing Home at Gasport. Death followed a long illness.

Mrs. BRITT was born in Yates Center December 10, 1872, and moved to Ridgeway at an early age where she spent the greater part of her life. Her parents were the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph TURNER. Her husband, the late William (R.) BRITT, conducted a store at Ridgeway for many years. She was a member of the Ridgeway Universalist Church.

Surviving are two sons, Harley and Everett, both of Ridgeway; three grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the Hartt Funeral Home, Pearl Street from where services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. The Rev. Gale BASCOMBE, pastor of the Ridgeway Universalist Church, will officiate and burial will be in West Ridgeway Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 21 Mar, 2002


GERTRUDE C. PRATT BRITT (1866 - 10 Jan 1917)

Newspaper: Medina Dailey Journal, 1/11/1917
Surnames: BRITT, PRATT

The death of Mrs. Clinton J. BRITT of Ridgeway, occurred at Dr. Denham's Sanitarium at Buffalo yesterday afternoon after an illness of several weeks, aged 51 years. The deceased was a life long resident of Ridgeway. She leaves to mourn their loss, a husband; one daughter, Madeline; also one sister, Mrs. Frank W. BRITT, of Buffalo. The funeral will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock from her late home in Ridgeway, Rev. I. V. Lobdell officiating. Interment will be at Bates road cemetery.


Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 18 Jan 1917

Mrs. Clinton J. BRITT, of Ridge passed away at Dr. Dunham’s Sanitarium in Buffalo on January 10th, after an illness of several weeks duration. Deceased was 51 years of age. She was daughter of the late George L. PRATT and was a life long resident of Ridgeway. Besides her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Madeline; also one sister, Mrs. Frank H. BRITT, of Buffalo. The funeral was held Friday afternoon from her late home, Rev. I. V. Lobdell officiating. The interment was in Bates Road Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 13 May 2006


MARY JANE BETTINGER BRITT (Jun 1836 - 6 May 1915)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 13 May 1915
Surnames: BRITT, BETTINGER

Mary Jane BRITT, widow of the late Justus BRITT, died at the home of her son Clinton J. BRITT at Ridgeway, Thursday, May 6, after a short illness with bronchial pneumonia, aged 78 years and 11 months. Deceased had been in feeble health for several years and had been a resident of Ridgeway for 50 years, having come from Madison County in 1865. She leaves to mourn their loss one son, Clinton J. BRITT, and one brother, George M. BETTINGER, of Madison Co. The funeral was held Saturday afternoon at 2:30, the Rev. C. H. Vail, of Albion, officiating. Interment was in Bates Road Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 21 Apr 2006


WALTER S. BRITT (1848 - 23 May 1925)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 13 Aug 1925
Surnames: BRITT, LEDGEWOOD

Walter S. BRITT, aged 77, a former resident of Medina, died May 23, 1925 at home in Oakland, Calif. He is survived by his wife, Lucy A., two daughters, Mrs. J. N. LEDGEWOOD, of Myrtle Creek, Ore. and Hazel D. BRITT, and a brother, Frank H. BRITT of Kenmore, N. Y. He was a member of Medina Lodge No. 336 F. & A. M.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 21 Oct 2007


WILLIAM R. BRITT (10 Dec 1864 - 10 May 1931)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 14 May 1931
Surnames: BRITT

William R. BRITT, aged 67 years, died suddenly Sunday afternoon at his home in Ridgeway. He had kept a store at Ridgeway for years. Mr. BRITT is survived by his wife and two sons, Everett and Harley. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon. Burial was in West Ridgeway Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 23 Jan 2011

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BRITTON

MARY LAILEY BRITTON (1860 - 7 APR 1912)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune, Thurs., 11 Apr 1912 (from a column called "About the County"
Surnames: BRITTON

Mrs. Mary L. BRITTON, of Albion, 53 years old, died Sunday morning in a Buffalo Hospital, following an operation.

(Interment in St. Joseph’s Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 30 Sep 2005

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BROCKWAY

EDWIN H. BROCKWAY (19 Nov 1880 - 6 Nov 1941)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Thurs., Nov. 6, 1941
Surnames: BROCKWAY, CARPENTER, WHITTAM

Holley - The death of Edwin H. BROCKWAY, 61, former supervisor of the Town of Murray, occurred at his home in Hulberton early this morning. Mr. BROCKWAY, Democrat, served on the Board of Supervisors one term from 1936 to 1938.

Born in Hulberton Supervisor BROCKWAY spent his entire life there where he engaged in retail business. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Anna WHITTAM BROCKWAY, and two daughters, Miss Mabel BROCKWAY at home and Mrs. Anna CARPENTER of Somerville, N.J.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 19 May 2003


EMMA L. HOOKER BROCKWAY (3 Sep 1846 - 16 Feb 1940)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Thurs.,2/19/1940
Surnames: BROCKWAY, CARPENTER, HOOKER

Hulberton - Emma L. BROCKWAY, 93, died at the home of her son Edwin H. BROCKWAY of Friday February 16th. Mrs. BROCKWAY was a life long resident of the Town of Murray. She was born on the HOOKER Farm near Brockville, and later moved to Hulberton where she had since lived.

Funeral services will be at 2:30 Wednesday with burial in Mt. Albion Cemetery.

Surviving her are a brother, Edwin HOOKER of Pocatello, Idaho; two half brothers, David and Howard HOOKER of Niagara Falls; one son Edwin H. BROCKWAY of Hulberton; two grandchildren, Mrs. A.J. CARPENTER of Somerville, N.J. and Mabel BROCKWAY of Hulberton. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 23 Apr 2004

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BROKER

ALBERT J. BROKER (1901 - 2 Nov 1903)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune, Thurs. 5 Nov 1903
Surnames: BROKER

Albert J. BROKER, aged about two years, died on Monday afternoon at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John BROKER. The funeral occurred yesterday; interment at Akron.

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BRONSON

HARLOW B. BRONSON (Jun 1877 – 16 Sep 1879)

Newspaper: Holley Standard, 19 Sep 1879, pg. 3
Surnames: BRONSON

DIED – In Holley, Sept. 16th., 1879, Harlow B. BRONSON, only son of Hiram and Emma BRONSON, aged 21 months.

(Interment in Hillside Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 18 Jun 2008


MARY EMMA BURNHAM BRONSON (25 Sep 1845 - 29 Jun 1930)

Newspaper: The Holley Standard Thurs. 3 Jul 1930
Surnames: BRONSON, BURNHAM, BUSHNELL

Mrs. Mary Emma BURNHAM BRONSON, widow of Hiram BRONSON, passed away at her home on North Main Street on Sunday, June 29, aged 84 years. She was the daughter of William and Mary BUSHNELL BRONSON and was born September 25, 1845, in the town of Murray. On February 25, 1866, she was united in marriage to Hiram E. BRONSON, whose death occurred January 17, 1926.

She is survived by two sons, Donald F. BRONSON of New York and Ralph B. BRONSON of Washington, and four grandsons, Fred H___ of Holley and Donald Gordon, Keith Ross and Bruce Hyde BRONSON of New York.

Mrs. BRONSON was a member of the Holley Methodist church, Charity Rebekah Lodge and the W.C.T.U., in which she was an active worker as long as her health permitted. Funeral services were held from her late home Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock, Rev. E. W. Middleton officiating, with interment in Hillside Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 1 Feb 2010

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BROOKER

HUBERT HARRY BROOKER (14 Feb 1888 - 23 Jan 1947)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune, Thurs., 2 May 1912 (from a column called "About the County"
Surnames: BROOKER

The death of Harry BROOKER, Albion’s leading decorator and painter, occurred on Friday last, aged eighty years.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 30 Sep 2005


MARY ANN HINE BROOKER (1831 - 6 Nov 1909)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 11 Nov 1909 (from a column called “About The County”)
Surnames: BROOKER, INGALLS

The death of Mrs. Hubert BROOKER occurred Sunday morning after a long illness at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Loren (Minnie) INGALLS, aged 78 years.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 21 Feb 2006

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BROOKS

EDMUND THOMAS BROOKS (14 Feb 1888 - 23 Jan 1947)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, January 24, 1947
Surnames: BROOKS, SWETT, TINKER

Edmund Thomas BROOKS, 58, well known resident of Medina, died suddenly shortly after four o’clock yesterday afternoon in his home, 614 West Center Street. Mr. Brooks had been in ill health for several months with a heart ailment but had been up and around during that time. He collapsed shortly after he entered his home yesterday and expired almost immediately.

Born in Medina February 14, 1888, his parents were the late Joseph and Hartley BROOKS. For a number of years he has been employed by Alfred BOWLES in the plumbing business in Medina. Prior to that he was engaged in railroading. At one time he was employed by the Treasury Department of the Federal Government in investigation work. He was a member of Medina Lodge of Elks and Medina Lodge of Moose.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Jean TINKER BROOKS; a sister, Mrs. Charles SWETT of Medina, and two brothers, Carl in Florida and Fred in California. Funeral services will be held Sunday, January 26, at 2:30 in the Cleary Funeral Home. The Rev. Ralph Ross of the First Baptist Church will officiate and burial will be in Boxwood Cemetery.

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Oct 9, 2001


HARTLEY M. WALSH BROOKS (16 Sep 1853 – 15 Jan 1922)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; 19 Jan 1921
Surnames: BROOKS, SWETT

The death of Mrs. Hartley BROOKS, widow of the late Joseph BROOKS, occurred at the Medina Hospital Sunday morning. The body was taken to her home, 118 Star Street. The funeral was held at St. Mary's Church Tuesday morning. The deceased is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Charles SWETT, and three sons, Fred, Edmund and Carl.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 30 May 2014


HILA E. NICKERBOCKER BROOKS (3 Apr 1907 - 1 Apr 1947)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, April 1, 1947
Surnames: BROOKS, BOWEN, GOTTOVI, LERCHER, NICKERBOCKER

Mrs. Hila E. BROOKS, 39, wife of Edward BROOKS, formerly a resident of Medina, died this morning at her home, 57 Wilkshire Place, Lancaster (NY). Born April 3, 1907, at Detroit, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Grace BOWEN NICKERBOCKER. Mrs. BROOKS lived most of her lifetime in Medina until three years ago when she moved to Lancaster.

Besides her husband, she is survived by five sons, Robert, Ronald, Raymond, Keith and Gary; and two daughters, Sue Ann and Sharon, all of Lancaster; also one sister, Mrs. Louise LERCHER of Medina. The body is resting at the home of her sister-in-law, Mrs. John GOTTOVI, 123 Worthy Avenue, Medina, from where funeral services will be held. Arrangements for the funeral have not been completed.

(Interment in West Ridgeway Cemetery)

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Oct 9, 2001


JOSEPH BROOKS (1855 - 2 Feb 1910)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Wed., Feb. 2, 1910
Surnames: BROOK, BOWMAN, COURTMAN, DARKES, SWETT, TINKHAM, WALSH, WATTS

Joe BROOK died at his home on Starr street about three o’clock this afternoon, after a protracted illness of nearly a year, aged fifty-five years.

Mr. BROOK was one of the most prominent men in Medina, and activeIy identified with the business interests here. In 1894 he was elected trustee and served continuously for nine years. He was also a member of the board of fire wardens for some time. Personally, the deceased was a man who was respected by all who knew him, quiet and unassuming, but well liked by his many friends.

He is survived by a widow (Hartley WALSH), a daughter, Mrs. Charles S. SWETT, three sons, Fred, Edmund and Carl, two brothers, George BROOK, of Stanley, Iowa, and Arthur BROOKS, of Chicago, and five sisters, Mrs. George COURTMAN, of this place, Mrs. David DARKES, of Osawa, Can., Mrs. E. A. BOWMAN, of DesMoines, Iowa, Mrs. Fred TINKHAM and Mrs. William WATTS, of Jamestown, New York.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Feb 24, 2002


MAMIE BROOKS (5 Nov 1877 – 11 Nov 1881)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; 17 Nov 1881
Surnames: BROOKS
BROOKS – in Medina, on Friday November 11, 1881, of membraneous croup, Mamie, daughter of Emanuel BROOKS, aged four years, eight months and six days.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 14 Oct 2012


MARY BROOKS ( - 23 Nov 1924)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Wednesday, 26 Nov 1924, page 3
Surnames: BROOKS, WARD

Mrs. Mary BROOKS, mother of Mrs. Wm. WARD. Jr., of Lyndonville, died in Rochester on Sunday.

Submitted by: Richard Callard Feb 3, 2002


ROSWELL B. BROOKS (1804 - 27 Feb 1885)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune, Thurs. 5 Mar 1885
Surnames: BROOKS

Died, on the 27th ult., at his residence in Oak Orchard, Roswell BROOKS, aged eighty-one years. Deceased has long been a residence of this village, having raised a family of eight children, all of whom are living in far distant homes, leaving but the youngest, Frank, who is a man of family, to smooth the last hours of his father’s declining years, and with his mother follow him to his last sad resting place. Mr. BROOKS was a loving father, a kind and considerate neighbor and a genial friend, and although he was ripe in years none will be more missed in our community. The widow and entire family have the sympathy of the whole community in their bereavement; and we must say for Frank, that the fidelity with which he discharged his obligation to his aged parent during his illness, will long be remembered by his many friends, and will serve to strengthen and perpetuate that esteem in which he is already held by all in his circle of acquaintance. The friends of deceased express their thanks for kind assistance rendered by neighbors in this their hour of affliction.

(Interment in West Ridgeway Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 20 May 2010


SALLY SMITH BROOKS (1825 - 24 May 1911)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; 25 May 1911
Surnames: BROOKS, BODDY

Mrs. Sally BROOKS, who resided at the White Hotel with her grandson, Howard BODDY, received injuries on Tuesday morning last which resulted in her death about five o'clock yesterday morning. Mrs. BROOKS had just received a letter from her daughter and had come downstairs to show it to her grandson. Before she started back upstairs an employee opened a trapdoor in a room adjoining the dining room, and Mrs. BROOKS, not noticing the opening, fell headfirst with great force through the hole to the cellar below. When picked up she was unconscious and Drs. MAYNARD and TURNER were called.

Mrs. BROOKS was 87 years of age and came here from Java, New York, three years ago to reside with her grandson.


Newspaper: Wyoming Co, NY newspaper

Mrs. Sallie BROOKS, aged 87 years, died at the home of her grandson, Mr. Howard BODDY, proprietor of White's Hotel, at five o'clock this morning.

Deceased fell through an open cellar door yesterday morning, fracturing her skull, and never regained consciousness. Everything that medical aid could do was done, but she failed to rally and death resulted as above stated.

The funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at the family apartment in White's Hotel, at three o'clock. Interment at the West Ridgeway Cemetery. Mrs. BROOKS leaves, besides her daughter, Mrs. BODDY of Buffalo, and four grandchildren, a host of friends to mourn her loss.

Submitted by: Patricia Boddy Tharp 6 Jul 2002

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BROSSACK

HELEN BROSSACK (1923 - 9 Sep 1941)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal
Surnames: BROSSACK

The death of Miss Helen BROSSACK, 18, of 132 Gulf street, occurred Wednesday in Medina Memorial hospital following a two week illness. A graduate of St. Mary’s school she had attended Medina High School for the past two years and was a member of the senior class of this term. While in school she was active in intermural athletics. She was taking a commercial course at the school.

Surviving are her mother, Mrs. Anna BROSSACK, two sisters, Elizabeth and Mary, and one brother, Corp. Anthony BROSSACK, Co. F, 108th Inf., Fort McClellan, Ala.

A private funeral from the Cleary funeral home will be held tomorrow morning. Burial at St. Mary’s Cemetery.


Services Postponed For Helen BROSSACK
The private funeral services for Helen BROSSACK, 18, daughter of Mrs. Anna Brossack, Gulf Street, which were to be held this morning, have been postponed until tomorrow morning. Services will be at the Cleary Funeral Home with burial at the St. Mary’s Cemetery. Miss BROSSACK died at the Medina Hospital on Wednesday.

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Sep 24, 2001

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BROUGHTON

ALBERT S. BROUGHTON (24 Aug 1882 - 15 Nov 1890)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 20 Nov 1890
Surnames: BROUGHTON

A little son of Albert BROUGHTON died of scarlet fever on Saturday, and the father is reported to be seriously ill with the same disease.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 9 Feb 2007


ASA A. BROUGHTON (1841 - 25 Jun 1888)
SARAH TRAIN BROUGHTON (1864 - 25 Jun 1888)
AMOS BROUGHTON (1885 - 25 Jun 1888)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune, Thurs., 28 Jun 1888
Surnames: BROUGHTON, TRANE/TRAIN

A Sad Drowning Accident
ASA BROUGHTON AND HIS WIFE AND BABY DROWN TOGETHER.

On Monday evening Asa BROUGHTON, who had just completed the building of a handsome but rather cranky little row boat, took his wife and little boy, and his wife's sister, Rosa TRAIN, aged nine years, out on the canal for a pleasure ride. After rowing about for some time a steam canal boat, towing another boat, came along, and Broughton rowed between the two, with the evident intention of grasping the tow line and being towed a short distance up the canal. The captain of the steamer says that he warned BROUGHTON that he had better not attempt to catch the line so near the steamer's wheel, but he paid no attention.

As he stood up in the boat to seize the line, the little craft suddenly capsized, throwing the entire party into the water. In a moment the confusion of the passing boats had swept Broughton and his wife and baby far apart, but the little TRAIN girl, who was able to swim a little, managed to reach the overturned skiff and cling to the side.

The only witnesses of the tragedy, besides the boatmen, were M. D. Stillwell, night watchman at the Bignall Works, and James McKeever, who were sitting on the platform in front of the Bignall Works. Neither of the men could swim and there was nothing at hand with which they could assist the three human beings who were drowning before their eyes. They implored the captain of the steamer to render some assistance, but beyond throwing a handspike, which they were unable to secure, he would do nothing.

Meantime BROUGHTON seems to have been making desperate attempts to save his wife and baby. The little TRAIN girl says that she heard him cry "help,'' a number of times. James Stork saw the party struggling in the water from the Weld & Hill canal bridge, and running up the tow path to the spot he plunged bravely in, only stopping to remove his coat and shoes. He was not a moment too soon, as the TRAIN girl's strength was nearly exhausted when he reached her. Weighted down as he was, Stork succeeded in lifting the girl on the bottom of the boat and supporting her there until George Bowen, who was shortly on the scene with his boat, assisted them to land. Stork was almost exhausted and his bravery and prompt action on this occasion is deserving of the highest praise. A large crowd soon collected near the spot, and grappling for the bodies was at once commenced. The bodies of Mr. and Mrs. Broughton were soon brought to the surface, but the body of the little boy was not recovered until late on Tuesday morning.

Coroner Munson at once impaneled the following jury, which rendered a verdict of accidental drowning: John Allen, Foreman; Edward Fuller, W. H. Munson, Eugene Walsh, Theron James, C. S. Murdock, M. A. Bowen, G. H. Hill, J. M. Frary, John W. Parker and Thomas Mooney.

BROUGHTON was forty-seven years old, his wife twenty-four years and the little boy about four years old. The sad affair caused great excitement. Broughton will be remembered as the man who, on May 14th, 1879, shot and killed Levant Bancroft and fled to Canada, crossing the cables of the old suspension bridge at Lewiston, in the night, hand over hand. His capture in Canada by Captain Beecher, and subsequent daring escape from the Albion jail, his trial and imprisonment, are too well known by our readers to need rehearsal here. Since his release from prison BROUGHTON had been a quiet, industrious man, and was a prominent worker in the Salvation Army during its stay in this place.

The funeral services of the father, mother and child were held at the Baptist church yesterday morning, Rev. Mr. Latham officiating, and the remains were taken to Knowlesville for interment.

(Interment in Knowlesville Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 26 Oct 2008


GERTRUDE ALBRIGHT BROUGHTON (1892 - 8 Mar 1912)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 3/8/1912
Surnames: BROUGHTON, ALBRIGHT

Gertrude ALBRIGHT BROUGHTON, wife of Chester A. BROUGHTON, of this place, died at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank ALBRIGHT, at Oak Orchard, this morning of uraemic convulsions, aged nineteen years. Mrs. BROUGHTON was the oniy child of her parents, a young woman of many accomplishments, and highly esteemed by her many friends. Bright, vivacious, light hearted, kindly, it is no wonder that her sudden death comes as a terrible shock to her family and the social circles in which she was a general favorite. She was a member of the Congregation of the Presbyterian Church. She leaves beside her husband, her parents and an infant child. Announcement of funeral arrangements later.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Jan 7, 2002

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BROWN

ADELAIDE FAULDS BROWN (1881 - 18 Dec 1920)

Newspaper: Orleans American and Weekly News, Albion, Dec. 30, 1920
Surnames: BROWN, FAULDS

The death of Mrs. Aelaide (Adelaide) BROWN, 39 years old, widow of the late Geo. BROWN of Geneseo, occurred Tuesday the Arnold Gregory Memorial Hospital here, following an operation for appendicitis. She was a life long resident of Geneseo until she became a matron at the Western House of Refuge for Women at Albion, where she was employed at the time of her death. She leaves her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alexander FAULDS, two brothers, James and Thomas FAULDS, all of Geneseo, to which place the body was taken Tuesday. Funeral arrangements will be completed upon arrival of the body at Geneseo; where burial will take place.

Submitted by: Richard Callard Nov 12, 2001


ANNA MAY EDGAR BROWN (1888 - 14 Oct 1959)

Newspaper: Albion Advertiser, Albion NY, Thursday, Oct 22, 1959
Surnames: BROWN, BACON, EDGAR, HAKES, THOMPSON

Mrs. Anna M. BROWN of the Brown Road, a native of the Town of Gaines and a resident of Albion for most of her life, died October 14, in a Rochester hospital. She leaves a daughter, Mrs. Theodore HAKES of Lyndonville; two grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. George BACON of Medina.

Funeral services were conducted at the Merrill-Grinnell Funeral home on Saturday afternoon, October 17. Burial was in the Mt. Albion Cemetery.

Submitted by: Eva Burns Bachman 4 Oct 2005


ANTHONY BROWN (Sep 1809 - 4 Nov 1909)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs, 11 Nov 1909 (from a column called “About The County”)
Surnames:BROWN

Anthony BROWN who was born in Albion 100 years ago, his father being one of the first pioneers, died last week at Findlay, O. His body was brought to Albion for burial. Mt. Albion Cemetery

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 21 Feb 2006


ARTHUR C. BROWN (10 Aug 1872 - 24 Mar 1952)

Newspaper: (probably) The Medina Daily Journal; dated Mon., 24 Mar. 1952
Surnames:BROWN, WILSON, HARRIS, REIMNITZ, BARNUM, LILLIBRIDGEN

Lyndonville - Arthur C. BROWN, 79, a retired farmer, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Claude WILSON, Angling Rd., early this morning. He had been in poor health for about three years. Born in Town of Carlton, August 10, 1872, he was the son of George and Sarah HARRIS BROWN, and married Esther REIMNITZ of Buffalo in 1896. The couple lived in Buffalo for some years, where he was employed, but returned to Lyndonville about 40 years ago to make their home. Mrs. BROWN died in July 1939.

Mr. BROWN, a member of Yates Baptist Church, is survived by one son, Clarence BROWN, and two daughters, Mrs. Vernon BARNUM and Mrs. Claude WILSON, all of Lyndonville. Also two brothers, Raymond Brown of Ft. Worth, Texas, and Lloyd LILLIBRIDGE, of Hammond, N. Y., and 10 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. from Smythe Funeral Home here, with the Rev. Floyd Childs of Yates Baptist Church officiating and burial in Lynhaven Cemetery.

(from records of the late Genevieve Smythe, of the Smythe Funeral Home, Lyndonville)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 16 Dec 2005


BURT O. BROWN (28 Oct 1881 - 28 Mar 1946)

Newspaper: Albion Advertiser, Thursday, April 4, 1946
Surnames: BROWN, ACKER, EDGAR, HAKES, THOMPSON

Burt O. BROWN, 64, an employee at the Orleans County Courthouse, died in his home on Brown Street here March 28.  He was born at Gaines on Oct. 28, 1881.  Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Anna EDGAR BROWN of Albion; a daughter, Mrs. Theodore HAKES of Albion; two granddaughters, Pearl W. and Laura Lou HAKES of Albion; two sisters, Mrs. George ACKER and Mrs. DeLois THOMPSON of Albion; a brother, Harry G. BROWN of Buffalo, and a nephew, DeLois THOMPSON, Jr., of Albion. 

Funeral services wre held Monday, Rev. J. H. Buikema officiating.  Burial at Mt. Albion Cemetery.

Submitted by: Eva Burns Bachman 4 Oct 2005


CARL F. BROWN (23 Feb 1852 - 15 Feb 1928)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 16 Feb 1928
Surnames: BROWN

Carl F. BROWN, aged 76 years, died at his home on Oak Orchard street Wednesday. He is survived by his wife and several sons and daughters. Mr. BROWN, until a few years ago, ran a shoe repair shop on Main street above the Western Union telegraph office. The funeral will be held Friday afternoon at 2:30 at the home.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 20 Apr 2008


CHARLES CALVIN BROWN (1845 - 4 Mar 1908)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs, 12 Mar 1908 (from a column called “About The County”)
Surnames: BROWN

Charles C. BROWN, aged 63 years, is dead in Albion.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 21 Feb 2006


COL. EDWIN FRANKLIN BROWN (23 Apr 1823 - 10 Jan 1903)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 15 Jan 1903
Surnames: BROWN, BRITT, DONNALLY, SLOCUM, CHAPMAN, MILLER, McKINNEY, MAXWELL, SMITH, PETERSON, THOMAS

Colonel Edwin Franklin BROWN, Inspector General, National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, died in his apartments, "The Westleigh” West 123rd Street, New York City, Saturday morning, January 10th, 1903.

Colonel BROWN came of good fighting stock, the son of Jeremiah BROWN, was a captain in the war of 1812, and whose mother was the daughter of a revolutionary soldier, and his father the son of a commissioned officer in Washington's Army, and he was himself a veteran of the Civil war. Colonel Brown's father was an early pioneer in Western New York, settling near what is now the village of Medina, where Col. BROWN was born April 23d, 1823; and where he grew to manhood and resided at the beginning of the Civil war, and it has continued to be his nominal residence. He was among the first to volunteer and assist in organizing companies, and was commissioned Lieutenant Colonel of the 28th New York Infantry Volunteers, which was mustered into the U. S. service May 22nd, 1861. The regiment served in Patterson's Army; in Bank's Division, Army of the Potomac; William’s Division of the Fifth Corps, the First Division Department of the Shenandoah; the 1st. Division 2nd Corps, Army of Virginia; and the 1st Division, 12th Corps Army of the Potomac, he participating with it in all the battles in which the Divisions were engaged, including Chancellorsville, Va., May 3rd, 1863, after which it proceded to New York and was mustered out, on expiration of service, June 2nd, 1863. From the beginning to the close of its term the regiment won the respect and confidence of their associates and the high commendations of its commanders. In the battle of Cedar Mountain, Va., August 9th, 1862, the regiment's casualties were sixty per cent of the number taken into battle, including the mortal wounding of Colonel Donnelly, and the wounding of Lieut. Col. Brown, resulting in the amputation of his left arm. While in the field hospital he was captured and taken to Libby Prison, exchanged in October, commissioned Colonel of his regiment and commanded it until mustered out.

At the opening of the National Home for disabled Volunteer Soldiers near Dayton, Ohio, he was appointed acting Governor, October 8th, I865, and soon after Governor of the Central Branch. When the branches had increased so that inspections of their condition were required to be made and reported to the President of the Board of Managers he was appointed Inspector General September 23rd, 1880, which office he held until his death, performing its duties until last October.

The presentation(?) of the Monument to the 28th New York Infantry Volunteers August 9th, 1902, in the National Cemetery at Culpepper, Va., in the erection of which he took great interest, as well as the unvailing of the Equestrian Statue to his beloved Corps Commander, Major General Slocum, at Gettysburg last September, which he attended as a duty not to be avoided, severely taxing the physical endurance of a man nearing his eightieth birthday. Within a month its serious effects were shown in an irregular action of his heart, which compelled him to keep his room. The gradual failing of his strength, as a result of frequent attacks of heart trouble, from which there were no substantial rallies, made it apparent to himself as well as his friends that he was approaching the end; but, with no word of repining or doubt, he cheerily greeted his friends, spoke of current events with the interest he was wont to discuss them, seeking to dispell their anxiety rather than awaken it as to his condition. He moved forward to the end with all the resoluteness and composure with which he had met every responsibility in life.

His strong will had sustained him through forty years of physical suffering, at times of the most intense character; yet through all, except for very short periods, he attended to field inspections or office duties with a force and genial manners not often exhibited by men of sound physical condition in middle life. He was at all times faithful, truthful, reliable, discreet, sober-minded, just, generous, genial and gentle, with an unsurpassed courage to meet dangers and disasters, and an unequalled fortitude to sustain hardships and difficulties. He withheld no efforts to promote the welfare or happiness of his comrades and friends. He had passed through all the steps in Masonry to the highest degree, and his life was a true exemplification of its beneficent teachings. This membership, with that in the Loyal Legion, and the Grand Army of the Republic, and for thirty-eight years holding official relationship with the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers brought him into close acquaintance with a great number of persons, and to all his death will bring the sorrow which comes to us in the loss of the most esteemed and our best beloved. Colonel BROWN served most acceptably as Clerk of Orleans County, having been elected to that position before he was mustered out of the United States service. We understand he was also superintendent of this division of the Erie Canal at a subsequent time.

The surviving children are Charles L. BROWN, of Philadelphia, Pa.; Judge O. Britt BROWN, Dayton, 0.; Edwin F. BROWN, Jr., Columbus, 0. His grandchildren are the Misses Ellen M. Elizabeth BRITT and Anna Lee BROWN, Dayton, O.


The funeral party arrived in town with the body on the 9:48 train Tuesday morning, and were escorted by the Masonic fraternity to the Baptist Church, where services were held, Rev. F. T. Latham officiating. At the request of the deceased, the Masonic rites were observed, the eulogy being delivered by Hon. Irving L'Hommedieu. The interment was on the family lot at Boxwood Cemetery.

Those in attendance at the funeral from out of town were Justice H. Chapman, Governor Soldier's Home, Marion, Ind., also Mrs. Chapman; Charles L. Brown, Philadelphia, Pa.; Mr. and Mrs. Edwin F. BROWN, Columbus, O.; Judge 0. Britt BROWN and wife, and Mrs. E. L. Miller, Dayton, O.; D. R. McKi???, Jr., Miss Leona B. Mckinney, _____, Ind.; Mr. and Mrs. James C. __?__, Miss Maxwell, Col. A. J. Smith, New York; Miss Charlotte Maxwell, Boston, Mass.; Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Peterson, J. Dudley, Lockport; J. B. Thomas, National Military Home, Dayton, 0.

The following surviving veterans of the old Twenty-eighth were present to pay a last tribute to their deceased comrade: C. W. Boyer, Joseph Phillips, Buffalo; James Goggin, Frank B. Seeley, James Ford, J. W. Little, W. H. Crampton, William Winthrop, Lyman Field, John Field, John H. Stall, D. R. Whitcher and John Chambers, Lockport; John Bacon, Medina; Ziba Roberts, East Shelby.


Lieutenant Frank B. Seeley, of Lockport, custodian of the colors of the old Twenty-eighth Regiment, came to town Tuesday to carry out the expressed wish of his beloved Colonel, the late Edwin F. BROWN, that the old flag be wrapped about the casket during the last funeral rites over his body. The flag is the one carried during the engagement in which Colonel Donnelly was killed and Colonel BROWN lost an arm.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 9 Feb 2007


ERWIN BROWN (1828 - 12 Feb 1915)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs, 18 Feb. 1915 (from a column called “About The County”)
Surnames: BROWN

Erwin BROWN, who was well known throughout Orleans county, is dead in Albion, aged 87 years.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 21 Mar 2006


GERTRUDE CLARK BROWN (1878 - 6 May 1943)

Newspaper: Unknown
Surnames: BROWN, CLARK, SMITH

Mrs. Frank BROWN, aged 65 years, passed away on Thursday, May 6, after a long illness. She has lived in Lyndonville over fifty years. Mrs. BROWN is survived by her husband; two daughters, Miss Alethe BROWN of Rochester and Mrs. Stanley SMITH of Buffalo; one son, Loren BROWN of Philadelphia; two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service was held on Sunday afternoon from the Smythe Funeral Home with Rev. Edward P. Gill officiating. Burial was in Lynhaven Cemetery.

(taken from the scrapbooks of Theda Powley Millis, Waterport)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 16 Dec 2004


GRACE LOUISE BROWN (1882 - 15 Jun 1916)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 22 June 1916
Surnames: BROWN

Mrs. Grace Louise BROWN died of peritonitis at her home on the Bates road near Lyndonville, Thursday morning, aged 34 years. She leaves her husband, three sons, Spencer, George and Kenneth; two daughters, Evelyn and Hazel, all of Lyndonville. The funeral services were held Sunday afternoon from her late residence, Rev. C. E. Lewis, of Yates Center, officiating. Interment at the Bates Road Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 2 May 2005


HARRY G. BROWN (1890 - 29 Mar 1950)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Fri., March 31, 1950
Surnames: BROWN, ACKER, THOMPSON

Albion - Harry G. BROWN, 60, for 45 years a concessionaire at fairs and carnivals through New York State, died Wednesday, Mar. 29, 1950 in Buffalo General Hospital after a long illness. He was a member of the Albion Elks Lodge.

Friends may call at the Grinnell Funeral Home at 230 S. Main St., Albion, where the Rev. C. Lacy Van Norman of the Albion Methodist Church, will conduct services at 2 p.m. tomorrow. Burial will be in Mt. Albion Cemetery.

He leaves a daughter, Miss Barbara L. BROWN of Buffalo; two sisters, Mrs. George ACKER and Mrs. Elos THOMPSON of Albion; a niece, and a nephew.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 2 May 2005


ISAAC BROWN (Jan 1852 - 12 Jan 1913)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 16 Jan., 1913
Surnames: BROWN, HAMMOND, SCOTT

Isaac BROWN, 61 years old, died suddenly from a stroke of apoplexy at the home of his son-in-law, Harry SCOTT, of South Main street, on Sunday last. He is survived by two daughters and two sisters, one of whom is Mrs. Eugene HAMMOND, of this place. The funeral occurred yesterday afternoon.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 2 May 2005


JOHN B. BROWN (10 Jun 1840 - 18 Mar 1912)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 3/19/1912
Surnames: BROWN, CLARK, OSTRANDER

John B. BROWN died at his home in Knowlesville last night after an illness of some weeks, aged 72 years. Mr. BROWN was one of Knowlesville’s best known and most highly considered citizens, and had resided in and near this place for some thirty years.

He was born in Coventry, Conn., the son of Rufus and Sarah (CLARK) BROWN. The family moved to Kansas in 1855 and later located in Gentry County, in N. W. Missouri. It was there that they were when the war broke out and young Brown enlisted at St. Joseph with the Missouri Cavalry and served during nearly the entire war. He came to this state some 32 years ago and had since resided here.

The surviving family consists of the widow (Fannie E. OSTRANDER), two daughters, Corinne and Melissa, who live at home, and two brothers, Rufus and Cornelius, of King City, Mo. The funeral will take place from the house on Wednesday at two o’clock, with burial in the Tanner Cemetery. The service will be conducted by the pastor of the Presbyterian Church which Mr. Brown attended, the Rev. Mr. Robertson, assisted by the Rev. Mr. Bell, of the M. E. Church.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Jan 7, 2002


LEE INGALLS BROWN (1885 - 7 Jun 1929)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Albion, NY, Wed., June 12, 1929
Surnames: BROWN, ACKER, INGALLS, THOMPSON

Lee I. BROWN, 43, formerly of Albion, died Friday at the Rochester General Hospital.  He had been in Rochester 14 years, working as a stationary engineer.  His father was the late Oscar BROWN, famous in the amusement world of this section of the country for his merry-go-rounds and other rides which visited fairs and carnivals. 

He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Laura M. (INGALLS) BROWN, two sisters, Mrs. George ACKER and Mrs DeLois THOMPSON, a brother, Bert BROWN, all of Albion and a brother, Harry BROWN of Buffalo.  Funeral and burial in Albion on Monday last.

(Intermemt in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Submitted by: Eva Burns Bachman 4 Oct 2005


MARY J. ALFORD BROWN (1843 - 25 May 1905)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 1 June 1905
Surnames: BROWN, ALFORD, DAGGERT, WELTON

Entered into eternal rest on Thursday last, after a lingering illness, Mrs. Mary J. BROWN, daughter of William and Sarah ALFORD and widow of Charles Van Buren BROWN. She was sixty-two years of age, a life long resident of Medina and leaves two daughters - Mrs. Fred A. DAGGERT and Mrs. Harry F. WELTON. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. John Scott Littell, of Brockport, at her home No. 425 Park avenue at four o'clock on Saturday afternoon.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 16 Dec 2005


MERRITT G. BROWN (1877 - 21 May 1928)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 24 May 1928
Surnames: BROWN, WILSON

Merritt G. BROWN, aged 51 years, died Monday morning at the Medina Memorial Hospital following a serious operation performed Saturday.

Mr. BROWN was assistant superintendent of the East Center street factory of S. A. Cook & Co. He is survived by his wife (Susie M. WILSON); three daughters Doris, Florence and Helen, and two brothers, William, of Medina and George of Seattle, Wash. The funeral will be held this Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Jan 7, 2002


OSCAR D. BROWN (Oct 1850 - 2 Nov 1921)

Newspaper: Obituary, Orleans Republican, Wed., Nov. 9, 1921, p. 3;
Surnames: BROWN, ACKER, KNAPP, SPRNGLE

Oscar D. BROWN, aged 71 years, died Wednesday at his home in this village, after a long illness.  Mr. BROWN was born in the town of Gaines, Orleans county, where he resided until fifteen years ago, when he moved to this village.  For several years he owned and operated at various summer resorts and county fairs, amusement riding devices such as merry-go-rounds, ferris wheels, etc.  The business has been continued by his sons. 

He is survived by his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Geo. ACKER and Miss Luella BROWN of this village; three sons, Burt BROWN of Gaines, Lee BROWN of Rochester and Harry BROWN of Buffalo; also two sisters, Mrs. Lucy SPRINGLE and Mrs. Addie KNAPP, both of Albion;

)Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Submitted by: Eva Burns Bachman 4 Oct 2005


REBECCA JANE BROWN (1836 - 9 Feb 1861)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs., 14 Feb. 1861
Surnames: BROWN

Died - In this village, on Saturday morning, Feb. 9th, of typhoid fever, Miss Rebecca Jane, daughter of William (Rebecca) BROWN, Esq., aged 24 years.

Thus the grim monster, Death; has again entered upon the sanctity of the family circle, and borne away one who was most ardently loved by all who knew her. Miss BROWN was modest and retiring in her habits, but most warmly and ardently attached to friends, and ready and willing to devote her life and being to make everyone around her happy. One remarkable trait in her character was that she abhorred the slanderer and traducer of private character, and was never known to utter a single unkind or disrespectful word of any living mortal. In times of affliction she was always a ministering angel, ever ready to lend a helping hand. For several years she was actively engaged as a Teacher in the M. E. Sabbath School of this village, and always took great interest in the work of instructing the minds of the young entrusted to her care with the great principles inculcated in the religion of Christ.

On Sunday her funeral was attended at the M. E. Church by a large concourse of sympathizing neighbors and friends, when the Pastor, the Rev. J. G. Miller, delivered a most impressive and touching discourse from Ecclesiastes 7:2- “It is better to go to the house of mourning than to the house of feasting, for that is the end of all men, and the living will lay it to his heart.” May the young who listened to the discourse lay the solemn truths uttered to their hearts, and be induced to imitate the many virtues of the deceased.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 16 Aug 2003


ROBERT A. BROWN (1842 - 7 Apr 1924)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 10 Apr 1924
Surnames: BROWN

Robert A. BROWN, died at the home of his son, Marvin BROWN, on West Oak Orchard Street at 5 o'clock Monday morning, after a long illness, aged 82 years. Mr. BROWN was born in Petersboro, Canada. He made his home with his son for the past two years. Besides his son he is survived by one sister, residing in Toronto. The funeral was held Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock and the remains were taken to Farmington, for burial.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 21 Jan 2008

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BROWNELL

SAMUEL C. BROWNELL (2 Apr 1831 - 11 Oct 1890)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 16 Oct 1890
Surnames: BROWNELL, FOX, MAUS, HURD

Death under any circumstances is sad, but when the angel messenger enters the household so unexpectedly and suddenly as in the case of Dr. S. C. BROWNELL, who has for many years been a prominent business man of this place, and a strong man, apparently in robust health, is stricken down, the affliction seems doubly hard for the bereaved friends to bear. Dr. BROWNELL was prostrated with apoplexy while attending to his office duties on Thursday morning last, from which he never rallied, being almost speechless from the first and entirely unconscious after a few hours. Medical skill proved unavailing in affording relief, and death resulted early Saturday morning. Samuel C. BROWNELL was born at Madison, Madison Co., N, Y., April 2d, 1834 (1 ?), and was therefore in the fifty-seventh year of his age. Removing to the west, he served in an Iowa cavalry regiment during the early part of the war, attaining to the rank of captain and afterward was appointed Provost Marshall of the fifth district of Iowa. In the year 1869 he settled with his family in Medina, where he has since resided, practicing his profession, that of dentistry. The deceased has occupied various positions of responsibility and trust in our village, having been a trustee, member of the Board of Education and for many years Warden and also vestryman of St. John's Church. He was also a prominent Mason, serving in various official capacities, including that of Worshipful Master.

Dr. BROWNELL was a good and estimable citizen, a faithful friend, a kind and indulgent husband and parent, who will be greatly missed by our community and his departure mourned by his immediate friends and family, who have the sympathy of all in the hour of their sad affliction. In early life, Dr. Brownell was married to Catharine FOX, who preceded him to the better land about six years since. In the year 1887 he was married to Miss Abbie MAUS, who survives him, as also does one daughter - Mrs. C. F. HURD - and one son - George F. BROWNELL, of Buffalo. Funeral services were held at his late residence on Shelby street, and at St. John's Church Monday afternoon, Rev. G. W. West officiating. The burial took place at Boxwood Cemetery.

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BRUMSTEAD

RICHARD BRUMSTEAD (1874 - wk. of 7 Mar 1928)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Albion, NY, Wed., 14 Mar 1928
Surnames: BRUMSTEAD

Richard BRUMSTEAD, caretaker of the Millville cemetery, dropped dead last week, aged fifty-four years.

Submitted by: Linda Whitney 19 Sep 2004

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BRUNDAGE

J. REEDER BRUNDAGE ( 26 Jan 1892 - 1 Aug 1957)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Thurs., Aug. 1, 1957
Surnames: BRUNDAGE, RAMSEY

J. Reeder BRUNDAGE, active in Medina's business and civic life for over a quarter of a century, died at about 1 a.m. this morning in Medina Memorial Hospital, the local institution which had received a large part of his time and interest over the past few years during the planning period for expansion. Mr. BRUNDAGE, 64, had been ill for about two months.

Born in Penn Yan, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Orson BRUNDAGE, the deceased had moved at an early age to Hammondsport, where he grew up and attended school. As a youth, he received his early training in the hardware business by working with his father in that village. For about four years, prior to his coming to Medina in 1930, Mr. Brundage lived in Florida, engaged in the lumber business with a brother, Ira. He bought out the Chase & Breed Hardware Co. in Medina upon coming here and established Brundage Hardware which he still currently operated in partnership with his son, Joe R. BRUNDAGE.

During his nearly 30 years as a Medinan, he was active in the old Advertising Club and its successor the Chamber of Commerce, serving on the board of directors. He was on the board of directors of the Medina Trust Co. and continued at the present time on the advisory board of the Medina office of the Marine Trust Co. of W .N. Y. In late years, as a member of the board of directors of Medina Memorial Hospital, his interests had been turned toward the hospital expansion program. During last winter, he was acting chairman of the hospital building committee, when final plans and fund raising were done for the half million dollar addition and modernization. Construction is in progress at present.

The local merchant was a member of the Elks Lodge, Moose Lodge and was a 32nd degree Mason. He was a member of the Conservation Club. His interest in community affairs often led him to take part in planning and fund raising, and in the projects of the retail merchants committee.

Survivors include his wife, Rae; two children, Joe R. BRUNDAGE of Medina and Mrs. Edward RAMSEY of Geneva; five grandchildren, Barbara Jo, Scott and J. R. BRUNDAGE of Medina and Allyn and Linda RAMSEY of Geneva; also two brothers, Ira of Hialeah, Fla., and Owen in the State of Washington.

Friends will be received at the late home of the deceased, 906 West Ave. tonight (7-9), tomorrow afternoon (2-5) and tomorrow evening (7-9). Services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, with the Rev. Edward Simpson of First Presbyterian Church officiating. Burial will be in Boxwood Cemetery. Gifts may be made to the Medina hospital memorial fund in the name of the deceased.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 27 Aug 2002

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BRUNER

HENRY A. BRUNER (23 Oct 1823 - 28 Aug 1903)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 3 Sept. 1903
Surnames: BRUNER, SIMPSON

Henry A. BRUNER died at his late home in Albion on Friday last in the eightieth year of his age. Deceased was for forty years editor and publisher of the Orleans American, retiring about two years since, when his health failed and when J. G. Simpson, of Rochester, purchased the plant and succeeded to the business.

In the death of Mr. BRUNER one of the pioneers of weekly journalism of Western New York, one of the ‘‘Old Guard,’’ has passed away. A stalwart of stalwart Republicans, he was in years past a power in the Republican ranks, with an extensive political acquaintance, and wielded an influence that forced his recognition as a strong factor in local as well as in state politics. He was postmaster at Albion for several years and occupied other political positions of responsibility and trust. He was one of the famous 306 delegates who supported General Grant for a third term.

His children having preceded him to the tomb, he is survived by a widow, his second wife (Sarah). The funeral services Monday were attended by a large number of his personal and political friends.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 23 Dec 2005


SARAH STANDART SMITH BRUNER (1836 - 9 Feb 1917)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs 22 Feb 1917 (from a column called “About The County”)
Surnames: BRUNER, SMITH, STANDART

The death of Mrs. Sarah SMITH BRUNER, widow of Henry A. BRUNER for many years editor of the Orleans American, occurred at her home in Albion on the 9th inst. She was 80 years old and had lived in Albion all her life.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 31 May 2006

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BRUNNER

GERTRUDE MONTGOMERY BRUNNER (9 Sep 1887 - 30 Jul 1951)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Mon., July 30, 1951
Surnames: BRUNNER, MONTGOMERY

The death of Mrs. Gertrude BRUNNER, 63, widow of the late Frank BRUNNER, 101 Horan Road, occurred this morning in Medina Memorial Hospital. She has been ill for a long period.

Born September 9, 1887, in Medina she had spent her entire lifetime here. She is survived by one brother, Lewis MONTGOMERY, of Medina, four nephews and three nieces.

Funeral services will be held from her late home Thursday morning at 8:30 and in St. Mary's Church, of which she was a communicant, at 9 a. m. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 8 May 2002

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BRUSH

NETTIE BRUSH (Aug 1882 - 11 Sep 1885)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 17 Sept. 1885
Surnames: BRUSH

A four year-old daughter of Elihu BRUSH, who resides on Caroline street, in Albion, was drowned in a mill race Friday afternoon. The little girl had been in the habit of playing near the water, and it is supposed she lost her balance and fell in. The body was quickly recovered and restored to the bereaved parents.

9Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 25 Jan 2006

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BRUST

FRANCIS P. BRUST (21 Apr 1906 - 30 Nov 1918)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune, Thurs., 5 Dec 1918
Surnames: BRUST

The death of Francis BRUST, aged 12 years, second son of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip BRUST, of North avenue, occurred Saturday morning, of pneumonia, following influenza. The funeral was held Saturday afternoon, with interment at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 4 Jan 2009


MARY AGNES RYAN BRUST (1880 - 13 Oct 1952)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Tues., Oct. 14, 1952
Surnames: BRUST, COLLINS, RYAN, SWIFT, ROWLEY, CLEARY, COSTELLO, LAHEY

Mrs. Mary Agnes BRUST, 72, widow of Philip I. BRUST, well-known Medina tailor, was pronounced dead shortly after 6 p.m. yesterday after she had taken her life in the Barge Canal at North Main St. The elderly woman, a native of Medina and lifelong resident of the village, had been ill for some years, and lived with a daughter, Miss Grace BRUST, on North Avenue. She was the daughter of Patrick and Mary COLLINS RYAN.

A Medina Fire Dept. rescue squad was called to the canal bank at 5:35 p.m. and recovered the woman’s body a short distance west of the N. Main St. bridge. She had entered the water behind the warehouse of Acer & Whedon manufacturers. The call for aid was made by two women, Miss Anna SLAWSKI and Miss Natalie DiCUREIA, who saw Mrs. BRUST jump into the water as they walked home from work. Seeing her from the opposite side of the canal, they ran to the DiCureia residence, 170 Glenwood Ave., to call for help. Several members of the rescue squad attempted to revive the woman with artificial respiration, but she was pronounced dead by Dr. Kenneth Clark, coroner who issued a certificate in the case today.

Survivors of the deceased include eight children: Miss Grace BRUST, at home; Harold BRUST of Waterport; Mrs. Loretta SWIFT of Danville, Pa.; Edwin J. BRUST of Dearborn, Mich.; Robert A. BRUST of Buffalo; Miss Gertrude BRUST of Los Angeles, Cal.; Mrs. Geraldine ROWLEY of Medina and John BRUST of Akron, N. Y. Also four sisters and two brothers; Mrs. D. J. CLEARY, Sr., Mrs. John COSTELLO, Mrs. John LAHEY and Miss Agnes RYAN, all of Medina; Joseph and David RYAN of Buffalo. There are 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren surviving.

A prayer service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday from the Thibault Funeral Home, South Main St., and Requiem Mass will be held at 10 o’clock from St. Mary’s Church. Burial will be in the family plot at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 13 May 2002


PHILIP I. BRUST (1879 - 2 Sep 1942)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal
Surnames: BRUST, HELLERT, ROOT, ROWLEY, RYAN, SWIFT

Philip I. BRUST, Former Postmaster, Expired Wednesday
The death of Philip I. BRUST, for many years a merchant tailor of Medina and a former Medina postmaster, occurred Wednesday afternoon in Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, where he had been a patient for the past six weeks.

Mr. BRUST came to Medina with his parents from Brockport in the early nineties and has continued his residence here since that time. He attended Medina High School and at an early age entered the employ of the late George L. Owens in the clothing and custom tailoring business. In 1898 he opened his own clothing and tailoring shop at the corner of Main and Center streets and has been continuously in business since that time.

As a young man he took an active interest in civic affairs and had a special interest in the local volunteer fire departments. At the age of 23 he was elected president of the Western New York Volunteer Firemen’s Association and continued to maintain an active interest in its affairs for many years. In politics Mr. BRUST was a Republican and continued to be active in local political affairs until the time of his recent illness. He was a committeeman in the Town of Shelby for many years. He was a close friend and follower of the late Senator Irving L’Hommedieu, Orleans Republican leader.

Mr. BRUST was elected village trustee and served on the board in 1907, 1908, and 1909 and was appointed postmaster in Medina by the late President Warren G. Harding and served 1921 - 26. He was a charter member of Council 651 of the Knights of Columbus of this village and served in various offices culminating in his election to the office of Grand Knight for two years, 1908, 1908.

He is survived by his wife, Mary RYAN BRUST, four daughters, Grace of Medina, Mrs. Herman SWIFT of Akron, N.Y., Mrs. Donald ROWLEY of Lyndonville, and Miss Gertrude BRUST of Buffalo; five sons, Harold and John of Medina, Edward and Alfred of Dearborn, Mich., and Robert of Buffalo; three brothers, Nicholas of East Aurora, Peter of LeRoy and Louis of Gasport; and by two sisters, Mrs. Jennie ROOT of Medina, and Mrs. Gus HELLERT of Buffalo and 10 grandchildren and eight nieces and nephews.

The body was taken to the Cleary Funeral Home and will remain there owing to the serious illness of Mrs. BRUST and friends are invited to pay their last respects there. Funeral services will be held at 8:30 Saturday morning from the Cleary Funeral Home and 9 o’clock at St. Mary’s Church. Rev James A. Hogan officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Submitted by: David P. Brust 1 Aug 2009

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BRYANT

CHARLES LEWIS BRYANT (1886 - 7 Apr 1953)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Wed., April 8, 1953
Surnames: BRYANT, GIBBS

Charles L. BRYANT, a native of Middleport and resident of Medina for many years, died last evening in St. Jerome’s Hospital, Batavia. Mr. BRYANT, who resided with Samuel GIBBS at 700 Gwinn Street had been ill for several months. The deceased was a member of the Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus, Holy Name Society, and Society of St.Vincent dePaul. He was employed for many years with the Medina Stamping & Machine Co.

Survivors include three brothers, nieces and nephews. Services will be held Saturday at 8:30 a.m. at the O’Reilly Funeral Home, East Center Street, and at 9 a.m. at St. Marys Church. Burial will be in Boxwood Cemetery.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 7 Jun 2002

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BUCHER

CHARLES BUCHER (1852 - 3 Aug 1925)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 13 Aug 1925
Surnames: BUCHER

Charles BUCHER, aged 73 years passed away at his home in Rochester August 3. He was the father of Rev. G. C. BUCHER of Lyndonville.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 21 Oct 2007

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BUCK

D. A. A. BUCK (1840 - 6 Apr 1904)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 7 Apr 1904
Surnames: BUCK

The people of our village were greatly shocked yesterday by the sad news of the sudden death of D. A. A. BUCK, at his home on Park avenue. Deceased had been afflicted with heart difficulty, being confined to the house nearly all winter, and while there were doubts about his recovery, the family and friends were not prepared for the end, which came so unexpectedly. His age was about sixty-four years.

Mr. BUCK was one of Medina's most prominent business men, being president of the Medina Manufacturing Company, and was an inventor of considerable renown, one of his most important inventions being the celebrated Waterbury watch.

He is survived by his widow and three sons - Arthur, Ashley and Irving - who have the sincere sympathy of the entire community. Funeral services to be conducted by Rev. F. T. Latham, will be held at the residence Friday at 10:30 a. m., and the remains taken to Buffalo on the 11:52 train for cremation.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 15 Jan 2006


FREDERICK P. BUCK (1842 - 9 April 1913)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 22 May 1913 (from a column called “About The County”)
Surnames: BUCK

Frederick BUCK, of Albion, died suddenly recently from heart failure, aged 70 years.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

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BUCKIEWICZ

ALEXANDER F. BUCKIEWICZ (aka ALEX BUSCH) (1887 - 24 Jan 1960)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Mon., Jan. 25, 1960
Surnames: BUCKIEWICZ, FILITOWICZ

Alexander F. BUCKIEWICZ, 72, of 507 Canal St., died Sunday morning in the Batavia Veteran's Hospital following a long illness. Born in Poland, Mr. BUCKIEWICZ came to this country 54 years ago and had lived in this vicinity most of his lifetime. Prior to his retirement as watchman at the H. J. Heinz Company, he was employed as a moulder in Medina foundries. Mr. BUCKIEWICZ was a member of Sacred Heart Church and of the Sacred Heart Society, the Loyal Order of Moose, the Genesee Valley Legion of the Moose, the Fellowship Degree and the American Legion. He served in the U.S. Army during World War I in Army Ordnance at Camp Aberdeen, Md.

He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Eugenia FILITOWICZ of South River, N.J.; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends may call (2-4,7-9) at the Gulinski Funeral Home, Eagle St., where a prayer service will be said at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, followed by a funeral mass at 9 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery with the Rev. Joseph Rydz officiating.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

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VERONICA BUCKIEWICZ (1881 - 25 Mar 1940)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal
Surnames: BUCKIEWICZ, RAYMONDJACK, GARVER, KALINOWSKI

Mrs. Veronica BUCKIEWICZ, 59, wife of George BUCKIEWICZ, died at her home, 513 Canal Street, Monday. Death followed a long illness.

Mrs. BUCKIEWICZ is survived by her husband, five daughters, Mrs. Leo RAYMONDJACK, Mrs. Walter GARVER, and Irene, all of Medina, and Mrs. Frank KALINOWSKI and Laura of Buffalo, four sons, Alexander of Lockport, Francis of West Point, Raymond of Buffalo and Harry at home; four grandchildren, also several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held in Sacred Heart church Thursday at 9 a.m. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

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BUCKLAND

CATHERINE GRAPES BUCKLAND (18 Sep 1860 - 8 Sep 1931)

Newspaper: Batavia Daily News 9/10/1931
Surnames: BUCKLAND, GRAPES, PLUMMER, SALMON

Albion, September 10. - Mrs. Catherine GRAPES BUCKLAND, seventy, died Tuesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Charles PLUMMER of Ashwood. She leaves her sister, Mrs. Albert J. SALMON of Waterport, two sons and ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held from the home of her daughter Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock with burial at Bates Road Cemetery.

Submitted by: Melodie Baker 11 Sep 2002


CHARLES FRANK BUCKLAND (9 Jan 1879 - 3 Apr 1929)

Newspaper: Batavia Daily News 4/5/1929
Surnames: BUCKLAND

Charles F. BUCKLAND of Denver, Colo., a former well-known Batavian, died at the Garfield Memorial Hospital in Washington yesterday afternoon of a complication of diseases. Mr. BUCKLAND was attending an engineers' convention at Washington when he was taken seriously ill and an operation performed.

Mr. BUCKLAND was born at Childs, Orleans County, on January 9, 1879.

Submitted by: Melodie Baker 11 Sep 2002


HARRIETT BEATRICE HELSDON BUCKLAND (18 Aug 1891 - 25 Jul 1953)

Newspaper: (probably) The Medina Daily Journal; dated Mon., 27 July 1953
Surnames: BUCKLAND, LONNEN, SCHULTZ, BECK, RICHENBURG

Lyndonville - Funeral services were held this afternoon for Mrs. Harriett Beatrice BUCKLAND, 61, wife of Marvin BUCKLAND, whose death occurred in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Merril LONNEN here on Saturday following a long illness. The Rev. Floyd A. Childs of the Yates Baptist Church officiated and burial was in Lynhaven Cemetery. Mrs. BUCKLAND was born in England, August 18, 1891, and came to this country soon afterwards with her parents. She married Marvin BUCKLAND in 1914 and has resided in the Town of Yates since that time. In addition to her husband she is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Merrill LONNEN: a son, Robert BUCKLAND, both of Lyndonville; her father, William HELSDON of Lyndonville; three sisters, Mrs. Walter SCHULTZ of Medina, Mrs. George BECK of Lyndonville and Mrs. Carl RICHENBURG of Corfu; two brothers, William HELSDON, Jr. and John HELSDON, both of Lyndonville, and nime grandchildren.

(from records of the late Genevieve Smythe, of the Smythe Funeral Home, Lyndonville)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 20 Jan 2006


JAMES H. BUCKLAND (18 Mar 1871 - 5 May 1926)

Newspaper: Batavia Daily News 6/10/1926
Surnames: BUCKLAND, EDDY, EASTON, SPAULDING

Services for James H. BUCKLAND of Bethany, who died at the Batavia hospital Wednesday, were held Saturday afternoon at 2 o' clock from his late home. Burial took place at Mt. Albion Cemetery, Albion.

Mr. BUCKLAND was the youngest son of the late Dr. Henry P. BUCKLAND of Albion and was born in Albion March 18, 1880. He had spent the greater part of his life in Orleans county. Mr. BUCKLAND was a carpenter by trade.

Mr. BUCKLAND is survived by his wife, three sons, Clarence, Henry and Raymond, and three daughters, Mrs. Ruth EDDY of Elba, Mrs. George EASTON of Wheatville and Miss Janette BUCKLAND, who lives at home; three grandchildren; a brother Charles H. BUCKLAND and a sister, Mrs. Amelia SPAULDING of Albion. (p)(Note: Obit's birthdate is incorrect)

Submitted by: Melodie Baker 11 Sep 2002


WILLIAM C. BUCKLAND (12 Oct 1857 – 2 Apr 1924)

Newspaper: probably The Lyndonville Enterprise, Apr 1924
Surnames: BUCKLAND, PLUMMER, SPAULDING

William C. BUCKLAND, aged 67 years, died Wednesday morning, April 2, at the home of his son, Jay BUCKLAND of Kuckville. Mr. BUCKLAND was born at Coldwater, Mich. A wife (Caroline), one daughter, Mrs. Charles PLUMMER of Waterport; three sons, James of Grand Marais, Mich.; Marvin of Lyndonville, and Jay of Kuckville; one sister, Mrs. Amelia SPAULDING of Albion; two brothers, Charles of Batavia and James of Oakfield, survive.

The funeral was held last Saturday at 2 p.m. from the home of his son, Jay, and burial was at Mt. Albion Cemetery.

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BUCKLEY

HANORA JANE BUCKLEY (Apr 1843 - 11 Nov 1911)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 11/11/1911
Surnames: BUCKLEY, WHITE

This morning occurred the death of Mrs. Jeremiah BUCKLEY, at her home on Catherine street, after a long illness of a complication of diseases, at the age of sixty-nine years. Mrs. BUCKLEY had been a resident of Medina for a great many years and was well known and highly esteemed in the community in which she lived. She is survived by her husband, one son, Jeremiah BUCKLEY, Jr., of California, and two daughters, Miss Nora K. BUCKLEY, of New York City, and Mrs. James WHITE, of this place.

The funeral will be held from St. Mary's church Monday morning at nine o'clock.

Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery)

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BUDD

HANNAH BUDD (1825 - June 19, 1904)

Newspaper: The Orleans American, Thursday, 23 Jun 1904
Surnames: BUDD, ENGLISH, GROSE

The death of Miss Hannah BUDD, aged seventy-nine years, occurred at the home of her niece, Mrs. Wells ENGLISH, Sunday evening, June 19th, Although ailing for some time, her death was sudden. She ate her dinner as usual that day, and about an hour before her death walked from her chair to her bed. Soon after Mrs. ENGLISH went to her room and noticed that she did not move when spoken to, and on nearer approach discovered that she was dead.

Deceased was born near Rochester, but had made her home with Mrs. Wells ENGLISH for the past eight years. The funeral took place at 11 A.M., Tuesday, conducted by Rev. A.W. GROSE. The interment was at Spencerport (Monroe Co.).

Submitted by: Richard Callard Oct 2, 2001

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BUDYNSKI

JOSEPH C. BUDYNSKI (1857 - 12 Mar 1953)

Newspaper: Holley Standard – 19 March 1953, p.3, c.3
Surnames: BUDYNSKI, BRITT, MACK, SCHULTZ, TEMP

Joseph C. BUDYNSKI of Albion, aged 97, died on Thursday, March 12, 1953, at the Arnold Gregory Memorial Hospital, Albion, after an illness of two years.

He is survived by two sons, William of Vancouver, B. C., and Lawrence of Rochester; four daughters, Mrs. Wilfred MACK of San Venita, Tex., Mrs. Thomas BRITT of Newfane, Mrs. Irving TEMP of Rochester, and Mrs. James SCHULTZ or Waterport; and more than 50 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Monday morning at St. Mary’s Church in Albion, and internment was made in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Albion.

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BUELL

ADELAIDE BUELL ( - 4 May 1917)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 10 May 1917
Surnames: BUELL

Miss Adelaide BUELL, formerly a resident of Medina, died at the Church Home in Rochester on Friday last.

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ALICE BUELL (1886 - 2 Apr 1909)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 8 Apr 1909
Surnames: BUELL

Miss Alice BUELL, 23 years old, died Friday at her home in Albion. She is survived by her parents (Ward & Ida buell) and one brother, Frank BUELL.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

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GEORGE L. BUELL (4 Mar 1878 - 27 Dec 1949)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Wed., 28 Dec 1949
Surnames: BUELL, BALL, EVERINGHAM, McLAUGHLIN, WALSH

Fancher - George L. BUELL, 71, died at his home in Fancher Tuesday (Dec. 27, 1949). He was janitor of the Brockville School and a former state canal employee, and a member of the Holley Moose Lodge.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lulu Bell (BALL) BUELL; two sons, William W. BUELL of Holley and Lewis R. BUELL of Albion; two daughters, Miss Vernice BUELL of Fancher and Mrs. Gladys WALSH of Medina; two sisters, Mrs. Bertha EVERINGHAM, of LeRoy and Mrs. Caroline McLAUGHLIN of Albion.

Friends will be received at Merrill Funeral Home at 134 E. State St., Albion, where services will be held at 2 p. m. Friday. Burial will be in Murray (aka Sandy Creek) Cemetery.

(Son of Wallace BUELL)

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BUGBEE

MARY WILDE BUGBEE (1891 - 24 May 1917)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 31 May 1917
Surnames: BUGBEE, WILDE

Mrs. Mary WILDE BUGBEE, wife of Dr. Arthur S. BUGBEE, died on Thursday last at the Medina Hospital. Mrs. BUGBEE was born in Plymouth, Pa., in 1891, and spent the early part of her life at that place, being graduated from the public and high school. Later she studied the profession of nurse and was graduated from the Nurses’ Training School at the Homeopathic Hospital at WilkesBarre, Pa. She had charge of the Medina Hospital for several years and in 1915 was married to Dr. BUGBEE, who survives her. Funeral services were held at the home on Park avenue Friday evening, Rev C. B. Sparks officiating. The body was taken Saturday morning to WilkesBarre for interment.

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BUISCH

ETHEL CARR BUISCH (1 Feb 1921 - 9 Nov 1947)
(Infant Male) BUISCH (d. 9 Nov 1947)

Newspaper: The Lyndonville Enterprise, Thurs., 20 Nov. 1947
Surnames: BUISCH, CARR

The death of Mrs. Ethel C. BUISCH, 26, wife of Arthur W. Buisch of Lyndonville, occurred last Sunday in the Medina Memorial hospital, together with their infant son. Funeral services were held from the Wallace and Heath Funeral home, Middleport, at 2 p.m. last Wednesday. Rev. John E. Wilkinson, rector of St. John’s Episcopal church, Medina, officiated, and interment was in Millville Cemetery. Besides her husband, Mrs. BUISCH is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles CARR of Dayton, Ky.

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BULL

FREDERICK C. BULL (22 Sep 1885 - 14 Mar 1926)

Newspaper: Unknown, dated 18 March 1926
Surnames: BULL

TWO DEATHS
On Monday night two deaths occurred at the same time in the home of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Leonard in the town of Carlton when Mrs. Ida M. Leonard, 62, died of influenza, and Frederick C. BULL, who resided there, died of pneumonia. Mrs. Leonard was the wife of William H. Leonard. She also leaves one daughter, Miss Alice Leonard and two brothers, Calvin J. Warn of Gaines, and Frank Warn of Hulberton.

Mr. BULL leaves two brothers, William BULL of Carlton Station and Chas. BULL of Clarendon. A double funeral service was held at the home of William H. Leonard in the town of Carlton, Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Mrs. Leonard was buried at Otter Creek Cemetery in the town of Gaines; and Mr. BULL at West Kendall.

(Interment in Beechwood Cemetery)

Submitted by: Ronald Flatt 30 Sep 2006


JESSIE E. SMITH BULL (23 Jun 1876 - 31 Oct 1916)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune, Thurs., 2 Nov 1916, pg. 5
Surnames: BULL, SMITH, PETRIE

Mrs. Jessie BULL, of Kendall, wife of Alfred H. BULL, died at her home Tuesday morning, October 31. Among the surviving relatives are three brothers, one of whom is George SMITH, of Medina, and three sisters, one of whom is Mrs. Earl PETRIE, of Lyndonville.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery

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BULLARD

GEORGE W. BULLARD (26 Apr 1828 - 27 Dec 1912)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune, Thurs. Jan 2, 1913
Surnames: BULLARD

The death of George W. BULLARD, the oldest member of the Orleans County Bar Association, occurred Thursday at his home in Albion.

(Interment in Mt.Albion Cemetery)

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GILBERT BULLARD (18 Jul 1828 - 9 Jan 1907)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 17 Jan 1907 (from a column called "About The County")
Surnames: BULLARD

Gilbert BULLARD died in Gaines on January 9th, aged 79 years.

(Interment in Otter Creek Cemetery)

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BULLEN

IRA BULLEN (1836 - 18 Dec 1924)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 25 Dec 1924
Surnames: BULLEN, BOWEN

The death of Ira BULLEN, a life long resident of Millers, occurred at his home last Thursday, aged 88. He died on the farm home where he was born. The funeral was held Saturday at 2 o'clock. Mr. BULLEN was an uncle of Jay BOWEN of Orient street.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb Staff, 12 Sep 2006


SALLY BULLEN (1828 - 1 Nov 1861)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs., 7 Nov 1861
Surnames: BULLEN

Died - Nov. *10th, Mrs. Sally, wife of Mr. Adoniram J. BULLEN, aged 33 years. Mrs. B. leaves a husband, three small children and many relatives and friends to mourn her loss.- Her funeral was attended at Lum’s School House, on the 4th inst. Sermon by the Rev. J. Hemphill, of Ridgeway.

(Note: Funeral was on the 4th, the newspaper was dated the 7th. Mrs. BULLEN’s date of death must have been about the 1st of Nov., rather than the 10th.)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 28 Aug 2003

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BULLOCK

BENJAMIN BULLOCK (1804 - 18 Oct 1887)

Newspaper: The Medina (NY) Tribune; Thursday, November 3, 1887
Surnames: BULLOCK, BARRY, IRONS

Lyndonville -- Another pioneer of Ridgeway and Yates has passed away. Benjamin BULLOCK, the last of his family except his sister, Mrs. James BARRY, of Knowlesville, died October 18th, at the residence of his daughter, Cynthia, at Detroit, Mich. He was born at Rehobath [sic], Mass., in 1804, came with his father and family to Ridgeway 1814. The father, Hezekiah BULLOCK, took up the farm now owned by John W. Day, and made his residence there with his family of young children in the wilderness in 1816, cleared up the farm, built the celebrated Bullock's mills near by, lived to see a substantial frame house take the place of the log cabin and most of his family settled in life, then pulled up and went to the far west, the state of Michigan. The wife of deceased, a daughter of Richard BARRY, died about forty years ago. Of a family of ten children only three remain -- Nathaniel, of Eureka, Cal., Cynthia, of Detroit, and Jeremiah, of Yates. Deceased had a home with his son, R. D. BULLOCK, of Jackson, Mich., for many years and since the death of R. D. Bullock, has lived with the daughter, Cynthia. He was a staunch member of the Baptist Church, first joining the Church at Yates which was founded by his own grandfather, Rev. Jeremiah IRONS. This sketch would be imperfect without mentioning the fact that deceased was as decided and firmly grounded in his politics as in his religion. He was a dyed in the wool, clear cut, right up and down Democrat. Listening to the frequent wordy combats between this uncle and our father who was just as stiff a whig, all the way up from our earliest recollection, we could not help the conviction that next to his bible and Baptist faith, our good uncle prized his Albany Argus and his Democratic faith. But the battle of life with him is over. We respect his memory for many good qualities of heart and life. [penned by his nephew, Benjamin Benoni BARRY]

Submitted by: Lynnea Bullock Dickinson 8 Jan 2012


JEREMIAH BULLOCK (28 Apr 1848 - 21 Jul 1904)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thursday, July 28, 1904
Surnames: BULLOCK

Lyndonville -- The funeral of Jerry BULLOCK, a former resident of this town, was held from the M. E. Church in this place Saturday afternoon at four o'clock. He died in Buffalo, on Thursday, after a short illness, aged fifty-six years. He was born in Livingston Co., Mich., and has lived in Buffalo during the last twelve years. He was a member of Battery K. 1st New York Light Artillery. A wife and five sons mourn the loss of a kind father and devoted husband. The surviving sons are Grover, William, Henry, Jay and Earl.

(Lynhaven Cemetery)

Submitted by: Lynnea Bullock Dickinson 8 Jan 2012


NATHANIEL BULLOCK (26 Sep 1834 - May 1916)

Newspaper: Humboldt Standard (Eureka, CA); Monday, 15 May 1916
Surnames: BULLOCK, HUESTIS, LIBBY, McMURRAY, SEVIER & SNOW

Humboldt Pioneer Dead
Death Takes N. Bullock Had been prominently indentified with interests of community for half a century At his old home where he had lived for nearly a half-century and where were born all of his children, there passed away yesterday one of Eureka's most prominent and highly respected citizens, Nathaniel BULLOCK, a man who rounded out his 82 years of life and laid down its burdens conscious of its uprightness and of the respect of all who knew him. Nathaniel Bullock was born in Orleans county, New York, September 26, 1834, and came of Revolutionary stock, his family having been founded in Massachusets [sic] by his great grandfather. He was the son of Benjamin BULLOCK, whose father, Hezekiar [sic] BULLOCK, served in the War of 1812. Benjamin BULLOCK was a pioneer farmer of Orleans county, and moving from there became also a pioneer of Michigan, where he took up a farm in Livingston county. He died at Detroit, Michigan, in 1888 at the age of 84 years. At the age of sixteen Nathaniel Bullock left his Michigan home and worked on a farm in New York until 1854 when he came to California via the Nicaragua route. Eighteen months later, having been successful in mining in Tuolumne county, he returned East and engaged in the carriage and wagon making business with his brother, but his health failing, he once more came to California, arriving in Arcata in 1860. The mining fever still gripped him and in the following year he went to British Columbia at the breaking out of the Caribou excitement but there he was not successful and returned to Eureka where he had ever since resided.

In 1866 Mr. BULLOCK became manager for the meat market and lumber milling enterprises of the late Joseph Russ in time becoming a partner in the business. After the death of Joseph Russ in 1886, with the widow and son of deceased he became one of the administrators of his estate valued at about $1,500,000 and in the same year was elected public administrator of the county, serving two years. In 1890 he retired from the market and milling business and engaged in the realty business and while so engaged in 1897 was appointed postmaster at Eureka by President McKinley serving the full four-year term and giving the people one of the best administrations of the office they had had. Since retiring from the postoffice he had devoted himself to the realty business and the care of his own property, until a year or so ago when the feebleness of old age compelled his retirement from active life. For many years he was a director of the Humboldt County Bank and was one of the founders of the Home Savings Bank. He was always prominent in Republican politics and served as a member of the County Central Committees many times, besides being chosen delegate to several. He was an honored member of the Society of Humboldt County Pioneers and also a prominent Mason, having been made a master Mason by Humboldt Lodge of this city in 1862.

That same year he was united in marriage in this city with Sarah M., daughter of the Rev. A. J. HUESTIS, a true pioneer clergyman of this city, and from this union were born seven children all of whom survive: Minnie, wife of Attorney Denver SEVIER of this city; Nellie, widow of H. A. LIBBEY, former cashier of the Humboldt County Bank; Blanche, wife of W. B. SNOW, formerly of this city but now of Santa Ana; Gertrude, wife of Dr. Milton McMURRAY of San Francisco; Edna and Bertram BULLOCK, the latter with the Russ Company of this city, and Dr. Russ BULLOCK of San Francisco. Mrs. BULLOCK died in this city January 17, 1902. It is a coincidence that the death of the husband occurred on the anniversary of his wife's birth. The funeral is announced to be held from the old home at 314 H Street, tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock under the auspices of the Masonic fraternity. Religious services will be conducted by the Rev. R. D. Clark assisted

Submitted by: Lynnea Bullock Dickinson 8 Jan 2012

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BULMORE

ANNA POWERS BULMORE (1827 - 23 Apr 1910)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Mon., 25 April 1910
Surnames: BULMORE, VAGG

The funeral services of Mrs. James BULMORE, who died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Charles --rry, of Catherine street, on Saturday, were held from her late home at two o’clock this afternoon. Interment was at Tanner's Cemetery.


Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Tues., 26 April 1910

The following out of town people attended the funeral of Mrs. James BULMORE yesterday: Mr. Timothy BULMORE and family, of West Barre; Mr. John BULMORE and family, of Waterport; Mr. George BULMORE, of Lockport and Miss VAGG, of Albion.

(Interment in Bates Road Cemetery

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HATTIE BULMORE ( - 27 Aug 1951)

Newspaper: Albion Advertiser - 30 Aug 1951. p.7
Surnames: BULMORE

Mrs. Hattie BULMORE, wife of Fred BULMORE, died suddenly Monday in a Buffalo nursing home where she had been a patient for several days. She was a relative of Miss Beulah BULMORE of Waterport.

Submitted by: Bob Hales 21 Mar 2003

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BUMPUS

KIRKE GAZLAY BUMPUS (Oct 1874 – 2 Mar 1933)

Newspaper: Orleans American and Weekly News 09 Mar 1933
Surnames: BUMPUS, ALLEN, GAZLAY

Funeral services for Kirke BUMPUS, former Albion resident were held March 5 from McNall Mortuary, 154 South Main Street, the Rev. Ralph Davis officiating, with burial at Mt. Albion Cemetery

Mr. BUMPUS, son of the late Jesse P. BUMPUS and Josephine GAZLAY, is survived by his widow, Jessie ALLEN BUMPUS, and three children died Friday at his home in Monroe, Michigan.

Submitted by: Sarah Benjamin 31 Dec 2005


LAURA JANE BUMPUS (1 Nov 1832 – 23 Feb 1917)

Newspaper: Orleans American 01 Mar 1917
Surnames: BUMPUS, ENGLISH, MYERS

Another lifelong and respected resident of this vicinity has passed away – Miss Laura Jane BUMPUS, aged 84 years, at the home of her niece Mrs. Eliza L. ENGLISH, East Bank Street, on Friday of last week. Miss BUMPUS was born in Waterport. She was a member of the Pullman Memorial Church. Besides her niece, Mrs. (Eliza L.) ENGLISH, which whom she resided, she is survived by one brother, Jesse P. BUMPUS of Detroit, and a sister, Mrs. James E. (Mary) MYERS of Omaha. The funeral was held on Monday afternoon, Rev. E. P. Wood, pastor of the Pullman Memorial Church, officiating.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Submitted by: Sarah Benjamin 31 Dec 2005


PHILETUS P. BUMPUS (8 Sep 1797 - 8 Feb 1870)

Newspaper: Orleans Republican 16 Feb 1870
Surnames: BUMPUS, MIX

Died in this village, on Sunday, the 30th inst., after a protracted illness from rheumatism, terminating in heart disease, MR. PHILETUS BUMPUS, in the 72nd year of his age. The deceased was one of the earliest settlers of this place, having come here with his father’s family, in the year 1812, and continued to reside here excepting for a little over two years, that he lived on a farm in Elba, and an adjoining town in Genesee county, from that time until his death.

His father, Jesse BUMPUS, took up all that part of the west side of this village, lying north of the line dividing the premises now owned and occupied by the Hon. Lorenzo Burrows and Mr. Wm. G. Swan and between that and the town of Gaines, and together with the aid of his brother, Orrin, long since deceased, felled the trees and cleared up most of the land upon which nearly or quite one fourth of this village now stands. He was ever an industrious and hard working man, and many of the earlier improvements and not a little of the prosperity of this village, are due to the spirit and utility of his enterprise and industry. Well and truly can it be said of him that he was “one of the noblest works of God! an honest man!” He was a public spirited citizen, a generous and accommodating neighbor and a kind and indulgent husband and parent.

He leaves a widow (Polly MIX) and three daughters, including his son, our fellow citizen, Mr. Jesse P. BUMPUS, together with a large circle of friends and acquaintances, to mourn his loss. But few men who have lived out more than their three score years and then and engaged so considerably in the busy scenes of life, have left more friends and fewer enemies among his acquaintances than the subject of this notice. He bore his last illness, though painful in the extreme, with Christian fortitude and resignation, indulging the hope of a happier home beyond the grave where pain and sorrow never come and where the weary are at rest.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Submitted by: Sarah Benjamin 31 Dec 2005


POLLY MIX BUMPUS (2 Mar 1796 – 3 Apr 1888)

Newspaper: Orleans American 05 Apr 1888
Surnames: BUMPUS, ENGLISH, MYERS, MIX, ROSE

Mrs. Polly BUMPUS died on Tuesday, April 3, 1888 of paralysis. We are called upon to record the loss to our community of another of the early settlers of our village. One by one they are moving into the windowless mansions of our beautiful Mount Albion, never to be seen in our midst again. Mrs. BUMPUS was the widow of the late Philetus BUMPUS. She was one of those unassuming women who are best known in the home circle. Those who knew her best valued her most highly. She lived to the advanced age allotted to mankind, being eighty-three years old at the time of her death, seventy-one of which she had been a resident of this county.

She leaves surviving her, three children, Mrs. J. E. MYERS, of Council Bluffs, IA, Miss Laura BUMPUS, and Jesse P. BUMPUS, of this village. She has for some years lived with her granddaughter, Mrs. Eliza L. ENGLISH. She was the daughter of Abiathar MIX and Lydia ROSE, early settlers in the county. During her long life she was known as a loving wife, a noble mother, and a good and estimable citizen. Her life has been devoted to those she loved. Her loss will be realized more acutely by those who knew her best and loved her most. She retained the faculties of a vigorous intellect until the last and died in the faith of a Christian and the consciousness of a well spent life.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Submitted by: Sarah Benjamin 31 Dec 2005

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BUNCHUK

SGT. FRANK BUNCHUK (16 Dec 1932 - 31 Dec 1953)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Mon., Jan. 4, 1954
Surnames: BUNCHUK, CHANDLER, WATERS

Relatives of a Medina soldier, who were notified in 1950 that he was missing in action, have now received confirmation of his death. The soldier was Sgt. Frank BUNCHUK, son of Mrs. Helen CHANDLER, who was 18-years-old in Nov. 1950 when he was first reported missing in action with an infantry unit in Korea. The Adjutant General’s office listed Nov. 2, 1950 as the date on which he was reported missing.

The last letter written by the sergeant to his mother was written on October 28 of that same year from near the North Korean city of Pyongyang. Since no word has since been heard from the missing man, the Adjutant General’s communication has declared him dead. Under provisions of Public Law 490, his death was made official on Dec. 31, 1953.

Sgt. BUNCHUK attended Medina schools and was employed by the H. J. Heinz Co. here before entering service in April 1950. He was sent to Korea and served with an infantry unit in the 1st Cavalry Division. He is also survived by one sister, Mrs. Harold A. WATERS, 1019 W. Center St.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

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BUNN

David Hamilton BUNN (26 May 1830 - 23 Jan 1904)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune Thurs. Jan. 28, 1904
Surnames: BUNN, CLEVELAND, DOYLE
Oak Orchard
Mr. BUNN, an old resident of this place, passed away Saturday morning, January 23rd. He leaves a widow (Ellen DOYLE) who is quite ill, and one daughter, Mrs. Nettie CLEVELAND, of Albion, also one son, Harry BUNN.

The funeral from his late residence Monday was conducted by Mr. Shaw, the Baptist minister from Knowlesville. Interment at Mt. Albion Cemetery. Mr. BUNN was about seventy-four years of age.

Submitted by: Cindy Dir 4 May 2014


EDNA TEETER BUNN (10 Jul 1900 - 20 Jun 1924)

Newspaper: The Medina Daily Journal, Saturday, 21 Jun 1924
Surnames: BUNN, TEETER

Edna Teeter Bunn Funeral Monday
The funeral of Mrs. Edna TEETER BUNN, wife of David BUNN, who died Friday at Rochester, will be held Monday at the family home, 132 West Oak Orchard Street. She is survived by her husband and one son, David BUNN, Jr., aged three years, her parents, Mr; and Mrs. John TEETER of East Rochester, three brothers; Clifford, Willard and Thurlow, and two sisters, Dorothy and Erma, of East Rochester. The Rev. J. J. Allen of the Baptist Church will officiate. Interment at Boxwood Cemetery.

Submitted by: Cindy Dir28 Aug 2012


EVA DEUCE TRUAX BUNN (17 Aug 1865 - 28 Mar 1944)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune, 6 April 1944
Surnames: BUNN, TRUAX, ALKENA, BOWMAN, FANG, OWEN, STAMP

Mrs. Eva BUNN, formerly of Medina, died Tuesday. March 28, at her home in Rochester. She is survived by four daughters. Mrs. Martin ALKENA, Mrs. Archie BOWMAN of Grand Rapids. Mich., Mrs. John FANG and Mrs. Archie OWEN of Rochester; two sons, Burton of Washington, D. C. and David of Rochester; one sister, Mrs. Melvin STAMP of Cooperville, Mich.; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Friday afternoon in a Rochester funeral home. Burial was in Boxwood Cemetery.

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HARRY BUNN (15 Feb 1861 – 2 Jan 1922)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; 19 Jan 1922
Surnames: BUNN, CLEVELAND, GRAHAM, BAUMAN, VICKERS

Harry BUNN, 61 years of age, died Thursday morning last, at his home, 328 Main Street, after an illness of four months. Besides his wife, Mrs. Eva BUNN, he leaves a sister, Nettie CLEVELAND of Albion, and the following children: Mrs. Clarence GRAHAM of King Ferry, N. Y.. Mrs. A. J. BAUMAN of Grand Rapids, Mich., Mrs. Orville VICKERS and Mrs. Melvin VICKERS of Medina, Miss Mary BUNN of Buffalo, Burton BUNN of St. Louis, Mo., and David H. BUNN of Medina.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

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BUNTING

INEZ MAY BOGUE BUNTING (1890 - 19 Nov 1918)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 21 Nov 1918
Surnames: BUNTING, BOGUE

The sudden death of Mrs. James BUNTING occurred at her home on the Telegraph road on Tuesday from a severe attack of influenza. She is survived by her husband, and daughter Phylis Marie; and parents, Mr. and Mrs. Duane BOGUE, of Batavia, and two brothers, Henry, of Batavia, and Nelson, of Medina. The funeral services will be held at Mt. Albion Cemetery at 2 o'clock Thursday.

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BURBANK

CHARLES BURBANK ( - June 8, 1937)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Wed. June 16, 1937
Surnames: BURBANK, COOK, CRANDALL, ROOT, WALSH, DONOGHUE

Charles BURBANK, native of Gaines and former Albion resident, died Tuesday of last week in his farm home near Genoa, N.Y. Following a long period of residence at Gaines, he operated a cooper shop at Kent and later was proprietor of an automobile salesroom on the corner of N. Main and Caroline Streets in Albion.

He leaves his wife; one brother, Dr. William O. BURBANK of Gaines; three sisters, Mrs. Mary COOK, Pavilion, Mrs. Anna CRANDALL, Albion, and Mrs. Marvin ROOT, Gaines; an adopted step-son, Jack BURBANK, Genoa, and two step-daughters, Mrs. Fred WALSH, Philadelphia, Pa., and Miss Kathleen DONOGHUE, Floral Park, L.I.

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BURCH

BURLE STAR BURCH (10 Jul 1871 - 25 Mar 1931)

Newspaper: Albion Advertiser, Friday, April 3, 1931, Page 6
Surnames: BURCH

Burle BURCH, aged 58, died at his home near Lyndonville last week

(Interment in Lynhaven Cemetery)

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(infant) BURCH (1872 - 2 Jan 1873)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 9 Jan 1873
Surnames: BURCH

From the Lockport Journal we learn that a baby about six months old, child of Mr. Philo BURCH, of Ridgeway, Orleans County, died on Thursday night last of suffocation.-- It appears that the little one was alive and well about two o’clock in the morning and the mother fed it at that time. The night was extremely cold, it will be remembered, and it is supposed the child crept down under the clothes for warmth and was suffocated. The parents were intensely grieved the next morning on finding their beloved one silent and in the cold embrace of death.

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JEANETTE STISSER BURCH (29 Oct 1843 - 20 Nov 1932)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Fri., Dec. 2, 1932
Surnames: BURCH

The funeral of Mrs. Jeanette BURCH, aged 89, was held at the home of her grandson, Bruce BURCH, Town Line Road Thursday. The Rev. Louis Pickett officiating. Burial at Lynhaven Cemetery.

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MARIA MASON BURCH (1836 – 31 Jan 1914)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 5 Feb 1914
Surnames: BURCH, MASON

“ABOUT THE COUNTY”
Remains of Mrs. Maria BURCH, who died in Rochester, aged 80 years, were taken to Albion Saturday for burial.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

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BURCHELL

BETSY TATE BURCHELL (13 Feb 1837 - 1 Mar 1917)

Newspaper: The Medina Daily Journal, 3/1/1917
Surnames: BURCHELL, TATE, PETRIE, WESTON

Mrs. Betsy BURCHELL, wife of the late Frederick Charles BURCHELL, passed away early this morning at her residence on Starr street.

Mrs. BURCHELL was born in Rochdale, England, February 13, 1837, she having celebrated her eightieth birthday very recently. In 1857 she was united in marriage to the late Mr. BURCHELL, and soon thereafter came to Niagara county, this state, where she resided for many years, but for over thirty years she had been a highly respected resident of this village. The immediate cause of her demise was bronchial pneumonia.

Mrs. BURCHELL is survived by six children, viz: Miss Mary, Charles, and Gerald, of this village; Mrs. Frederick PETRIE, of Lyndonville; Ray T., of Syracuse; and Mrs. F. H. WESTON, of Schenectady; also a number of grand children and great-grandchildren. Notice of the funeral will be made later.


Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 3/3/1917

The funeral services for Mrs. Frederick Charles BURCHELL will be held on Sunday afternoon at three o’clock, Rev. H. H. Brown officiating. Interment at Boxwood Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited.

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EDWARD HENRY BURCHELL (8 Feb 1850 - 28 Aug 1911)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 7 Sep 1911
Surnames: BURCHELL, MUDGE, MAINES

Edward Henry BURCHELL, after an illness of several weeks, died at his home in Yates, August 28, aged 61 years. The funeral was held from his home on August 31st. Burial at Lynhaven Cemetery.

Mr. BURCHELL was born in the town of Somerset, February 8, 1850. With the exception of two years residence at Clayton, N. Y., he had resided in that vicinity until twenty-three years ago when he bought the farm where he resided at the time of his death. In 1878, he was married to Marion A. MUDGE, of Somerset, who survives. Their union was blessed with one child, a daughter, Mrs. H. (Harry) E. (Lena) MAINES.

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GERALD BURCHELL (15 Jul 1870 - 22 Mar 1926)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 25 Mar 1926
Surnames: BURCHELL, PETRIE, WESTON

Gerald BURCHELL died at his home on Starr street Monday evening after a short illness. He is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Fred PETRIE of Lyndonville, Mrs. Frederick WESTON, of Bridgeport, Conn., and Miss Mary BURCHELL of this place and two brothers, Charles of Buffalo and Ray T. of Syracuse. The funeral will be held at his late home this afternoon at 2:30.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

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BURGETT

NANCY B. BURGETT (1878 - 10 Dec 1932)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Mon., Dec. 12, 1932
Surnames: BURGETT, ANDERSON, BATT, COLLINS, GLOVER, HART, LINDBERG, LONG

Nancy ANDERSON BURGETT, a resident of Hindsburg, died at the Arnold Gregory Memorial Hospital, Albion, late Saturday. She was born in Ashford Junction and had been a resident of the town of Murray for 38 years.

She is survived by a son, Chester; four sisters, Mrs. Mary LINDBERG, Mrs. Warren HART and Mrs. George LONG, of Albion, and Mrs. Edith GLOVER of East Aurora; two brothers, Volney COLLINS of Albion, and William BATT of East Aurora, and one grandson. Funeral at 2 o’clock Tuesday.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery

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BURK

BURK (Infant Twins) (Week of 10 Aug 1890)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs., 21 Aug. 1890
Surnames: BURK

Knowlesville - The little twins of Mr. and Mrs. William BURK died last week of cholera infantum.

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BURKE

JOHN J. BURKE ( - 12 Feb 1912)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 15 Feb 1912
Surnames: BURKE

John J. BURKE, aged 35, track foreman for Contractors Larkin & Sangster, on the barge canal at Lockport was killed Monday morning, when a blast went off in the bed of the canal. He was standing ten feet away and received the full charge. He lived but twenty minutes after the accident.

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MARY McNAMARA BURKE (Apr 1856 - 18 Jul 1927)

Newspaper: The Medina Daily Journal; July 19, 1927
Surnames: BURKE, GAY, MARTIN, McNAMARA, HARRIS

Death of Mrs. BURKE Occurred Monday Evening
The death of Mrs. Richard BURKE occurred last evening at her home on South Main Street July 18,1927, at 5.30. She is survived by her husband, Richard BURKE, two daughters, Mrs. Lena GAY and Mrs. Katherine MARTIN and one son Richard BURKE, Jr., three brothers Thomas, Gene, and James McNAMARA, and one sister, Mrs. Catherine HARRIS all of this place. Funeral from St. Marys Church. Buried at St. Mary’s Cemetery Medina, NY.

Submitted by: Terri Kumm Oct 4, 2001


RICHARD E. BURKE SR. (Feb 1855 - 21 Mar 1931)

Newspaper: The Medina Daily Journal; March 21, 1931
Surnames: BURKE, GAY, MARTIN

The death of Richard E. BURKE Sr. occurred this morning at his home , 910 South Main Street. He leaves to mourn their loss two daughters, Mrs. George GAY and Mrs. Katherine MARTIN, and one son Richard Jr. all of Medina. Buried In St. Mary’s Cemetery Medina, NY.

Submitted by: Terri Kumm Oct 4, 2001


RICHARD E. BURKE JR. (Jan 1891 - 12 Sep 1955)

Newspaper: The Medina Daily Journal; Sept. 12, 1955
Surnames: BURKE, McNAMARA, THIEL, LOE, HUVER, MARTIN

Richard E. BURKE, 64, 910 S. Main Street expired at the Lockport city Hospital last evening after an illness of six weeks. Born in Medina, the son of the last Richard and Mary (McNAMARA) BURKE and had lived here his entire lifetime, he had been an employee of the Harrison Radiator Division, General Motors, for the past thirteen years.

He is survived by his wife Emma THIEL BURKE: two daughters Mrs. Mary LOE, who is at present in Germany with her Husband Stuff Sergeant Aaron LOE, in the Armed Forces, and Mrs. Richard HUVER of Washington, D.C.; two sons Carl, at home; one sister, Mrs. Katherine MARTIN of Niagara Falls; one Grandchild and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Thibault Funeral Home, burial at St. Mary’s Cemetery Medina, NY.

Submitted by: Terri Kumm Oct 4, 2001

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BURLIN

CHRISTINE FOX BURLIN (Sep 1844 - 8 Mar 1910)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Tues., March 8, 1910
Surnames: BURLIN, LUMER, WILMARTH, GOODSELL, GERBER, KEBLER, FOX

The death of Christine, wife of John BURLIN, occurred at her home on Genesee street early this morning. Deceased was 65 years of age and leaves to mourn her loss four daughters, Mrs. Hartley LUMER, of Lynchburg, Va., Mrs. F. N. WILMERTH and Misses Tina and Edith, all of this place; and two sons, Elmer and Frank, of this place; also four sisters, Mrs. William GOODSELL, Mrs. Harmon GOODSELL, Mrs. M. GERBER and Mrs. John KEBLER, of this place, and one brother, John FOX, of Grand Rapids, Mich.

The funeral will take place Thursday at 3 o’clock at the residence on Genesee street.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

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JOHN B. BURLIN (Oct 1837 - 26 Nov 1911)


Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 11/27/1911

Surnames: BURLIN, TURNER, WILMARTH

Mr. John BURLIN, a well known resident of this village, died at his home on Genesee street at an early hour yesterday morning, death being due to an attack of heart trouble. He was 74 years old. The deceased was taken suddenly ill about ten o’clock Saturday night, and sank gradually until the end, a few hours later.

Mr. BURLIN had been a resident of this place for a great many years, and for a long time was employed as a cooper in the Simmons heading mill. He is survived by two sons, Frank and Elmer, of this place, and four daughters, Mrs. Hartley TURNER, of Medina, Mrs. Fern WILMARTH, of Brockport, Miss Christina and Miss Edith BURLIN, of this place. The funeral will take place from the house at two o’clock tomorrow.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

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BURNETT(E)

CHARLES R. BURNETTE (22 Apr 1846 - 17 May 1922)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 25 May 1922
Surnames: BURNETTE

Charles R. BURNETTE, founder, editor and publisher of the Lyndonville Enterprise, passed away at his late home in Lyndonville, May 17th, 1922, aged 76 years. He had been ill for a long time but had kept at work more or less even up to the day of his death. He was a man well liked in the community, one who always boosted the town and worked for these things that would help to make conditions better for his fellow men.

Mr. BURNETTE was born in Kingston, Ulster County, N. Y., April 22, 1846. His early life was spent in Newburg and Havana, N. Y., (now Montour Falls) where he attended school and entered the office of the Havana Journal, a newspaper published by Mr. John B. Look, as an apprentice to the printing business. Mr. BURNETTE enlisted in Co. C., 14th New York Artillery, Dec. 31st, 1863, in response to the call for volunteers and was a member of Chapin Post No. 2, G. A. R., of Buffalo, N. Y.

After the war he returned to Havana and completed his apprenticeship in the Journal office, and later entered Cook Academy. Mr. Burnette had held responsible positions in the offices of the Kingston Freeman, Elmira Gazette, Oswego Gazette and in Buffalo, coming to Lyndonville in May, 1907 where he opened a printing office and commenced the publication of the Lyndonville Enterprise, which has grown to have a wide circulation in this part of the state.

He was a charter member of the Baptist Church at Havana, N. Y., a charter member of Minosa Tribe Improved Order of Red Men, of Elmira, N. Y., and a member of the Protective Hose Company of Oswego. Besides his wife, Mrs. Susan S. BURNETTE, he leaves no immediate relatives. Funeral services were held Friday afternoon, May 19, from his late residence, the Rev. George E. Morse of the M. E. Church officiating, assisted by the pastors of the Baptist and Presbyterian churches. Burial in Lynhaven Cemetery.

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BURNS

HATTIE SCHENING BURNS (9 Jun 1879 - 28 Jul 1949)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Fri., July 29, 1949
Surnames: BURNS, HALES, ELSOM, HIGGINS, SCHENING

The death of Mrs. Hattie BURNS, aged 70, occurred late yesterday at her home in Knowlesville, following a long illness.

She is survived by her husband, Elmer BURNS; one daughter, Mrs. Albert HALES of Barre; one sister, Mrs. Edward ELSOM of the Telegraph Road Knowlesville; a granddaughter, Mrs. Allen HIGGINS of the Long Bridge Rd.; two grandsons; one niece and one nephew.

Friends may call at the Grinnell Funeral Home in Albion from where services will be conducted at 2:30 Sunday afternoon. Rev. William C. CROFTS of the Knowlesville Presbyterian Church will officiate and burial will be in Millville Cemetery.

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HUGH BURNS (1898 - 18 Jul 1913)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune, Thurs., 24 Jul 1913, page 5
Surnames: BURNS

Hugh BURNS, the boy who in play ascended the transmission tower of the Buffalo, Lockport and Rochester railway last March, and was badly burned, died at 9 o’clock Friday. Skin grafting and other radical efforts failed to bring him through the recent hot weather.

(Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery


Newspaper: Medina Tribune, Thurs., 3 Apr 1913

Narrow Escape from Being Electrocuted

Hugh BURNS, son of Patrick BURNS of Glenwood avenue, aged about 15 years, had a narrow escape from death at about 5:30 Sunday night, and now lies in a serious condition at his home under the care of physicians.

Young BURNS conceived the idea of ascending one of the towers on the Buffalo, Lockport & Rochester Railway power transmission lines on Glenwood avenue, and while his companions waited on the ground he made the ascent. When he reached the top of the tower, while trying to step over the wires, they noticed a flame shoot up, and realized his danger at once. They secured a rope from a neighbor, John Grateful, and two others ascended the pole and tying the unfortunate lad around the waist lowered him to the ground. Although suffering terribly, he had the grit to hang to the tower until help arrived.

He was badly burned along his entire right side, from the waist to the head and arms. He is conscious but suffering. It is thought that he has a good fighting chance for recovering. As soon as the boy's predicament was discovered local officials telephoned to Rochester and the power of the trolley line transmission wires was shut off, allowing the rescuing party to act with safety.

(Son of Patrick BURNS & Margaret McNAMARA)

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JAMES BURNS (1848 - 19 Mar 1911)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 3/22/1911
Surnames: BURNS

The funeral of James BURNS, of State street, who died on Sunday, was held from St. Mary’s church this morning, and was largely attended by the friends and relatives of the deceased. The mass was sung by Rev. Daniel O'BRIEN, and interment was at the St. Mary’s Cemetery.

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JAMES E. BURNS (Sep 1892 - 25 Jul 1949)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Tues., July 26, 1949
Surnames: BURNS, ROOK

James E. BURNS, 122 Starr St., World War I veteran and former member of Co. F, 108th Infantry here, died suddenly last evening of a heart attack after being taken to Medina Memorial Hospital in the municipal ambulance.

Surviving are two brothers, Patrick at home, and Francis of Buffalo; three sisters., Mrs. Robert ROOK of Medina and Misses Elizabeth and Beatrice at home; and one nephew. Burns entered Army service on June 23, 1916, and went overseas with the A.E.F. to France. Funeral services will be held Friday morning, further arrangements being incomplete.


Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, abt. July 27, 1949

Funeral arrangements were completed today for the funeral of James E. BURNS, 57, 122 Starr St., who died of a heart attack Monday evening shortly after being taken to Medina Memorial Hospital. Services for Mr. BURNS will be conducted from the late home Friday morning at 8:30 and from St. Mary’s Church at 9:00, the Very Rev. Henry B. SHAW officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call at the home.

BURNS was a member of James P. Clark Post American Legion, having served first with Co. F. 108th Inf. here, and later with the company in France in 1918. He was a member of Medina Moose Lodge.

(Son of Patrick BURNS & Margaret McNAMARA)

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

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JOHN JOSEPH BURNS (Oct 1884 - 30 Sep 1948)

Newspaper: The Medina Daily Journal
Surnames: BURNS, ROOK

John Joseph BURNS, 63, died suddenly last night at his home, 122 Starr Street, as the result of a cerebral hemorrhage. Born in Medina, he was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Patrick BURNS and had resided here his entire lifetime. He was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church.

Surviving are three brothers Patrick and James BURNS at home, and Francis BURNS of Buffalo; three sisters, Mrs. Robert ROOK, of Medina, and Misses Elizabeth and Beatrice BURNS at home; and one nephew.

Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 9:30 o’clock from his late home, and at 10 o’clock at St. Mary’s Church. Burial will be St. Mary’s Cemetery.

(Son of Patrick BURNS & Margaret McNAMARA)

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

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PATRICK BURNS (May 1851 - 22 Jan 1925)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 29 Jan 1925
Surnames: BURNS, McNAMARA, ROOK

The death of Patrick BURNS, aged 75 years, occurred Thursday afternoon, January 22, at his home on Gulf street after a long illness. He had been confined to his bed for the last four weeks. He is survived by his wife (Margaret McNAMARA), four sons, John, Patrick, James and Francis, three daughters, Mrs. Robert ROOK, Elizabeth and Bernice(?) BURNS and a brother, John BURNS. The funeral was held Monday morning from St. Mary’s Church and was largely attended. Burial was in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

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PATRICK L. BURNS (Dec 1890 - 6 Feb 1950)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Mon., Feb. 6, 1950
Surnames: BURNS, McNAMARA, ROOK

Patrick L. BURNS, 60, a World War II veteran, died this morning at the U. S. Veterans Hospital, Canandaigua, where he had been a patient for nearly two years. Mr. BURNS was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church and a member of the James P. Clark Post, American Legion.

Surviving are three sisters, Misses Elizabeth and Beatrice BURNS, and Mrs. Robert ROOK, all of Medina; one brother, Francis BURNS of Buffalo; and one nephew. Funeral services will be held on Thursday morning from his late residence, 122 Starr Street at 8:30 o’clock and at 9 o’clock at St. Mary’s Church. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

(Son of Patrick BURNS & Margaret McNAMARA)

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BURROUGHS

ISAAC K. BURROUGHS (1801 - 26 Jun 1883)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 28 Jun 1883
Surnames: BURROUGHS

In our last issue we mentioned the fact that Mr. I. K. BURROUGHS was lying dangerously ill at his residence on the corner of Center and West streets. This week it is our painful duty to announce that his death occurred on Tuesday morning, of typhoid pneumonia. Thus has another pioneer of this section passed away. It is nearly a half century ago since he started in the dry goods business in this town and was for a long time one of the most prominent business men in this section. He was noted for his strict integrity and staunch business principles, and as a man of great ability. His age was eighty-two years. He leaves a wife and a host of friends to mourn their loss. The funeral services are being held this afternoon.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

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S. MAINVILLE BURROUGHS (1850 - 6 Feb 1895)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 14 Feb. 1895; pg. 3, col. 5
Surnames: BURROUGHS

S. Mainville BURROUGHS, whose death occurred at Monte Carlo, Italy, of pneumonia, on the 6th inst., was son of the late Silas M. BURROUGHS, who was a representative in Congress from this district and a Brigadier General of militia, about the time of his death, some thirty-five years since. His remains, together with those of his wife, were deposited in Boxwood cemetery, and their son, who was born in Medina and resided here until attaining his majority, ever sacredly reverenced in memory the home of his youth. His death will be mourned by many warm friends, and the following from the American Druggist and Pharmaceutical Record, of February 11th will no doubt be read with interest:
"We learn with deep sorrow by cablegram from Henry S. Wellcome of the death of Mr. Burroughs. We have had the pleasure of the friendship of Mr. Burroughs for many years, as well as the most pleasant business relations with the firm of which he was the senior member. It has been his habit to send us frequent reminders and appropriate mementos of his sojourns in different countries, and only a few days ago we received one of his photographs, taken at the Alhambra, Granada. Mr. BURROUGHS was born in Medina, N. Y., about 45 years ago. After serving an apprenticeship in the retail drug business he attended the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and was graduated therefrom. He represented the firm of John Wyeth & Bro. for many years and left this firm to establish himself in business in London.

"His business career was characterized by untiring energy and invincible determination to succeed, and with the aid of Mr. Wellcome, who became associated with him later, the house of Burroughs, Wellcome & Co, has established a very large and profitable business, not only in Great Britain and in Europe, but in all the British Colonies of Asia, Australia and Africa. Mr. Burroughs made two trips around the world, visiting all the prominent pharmacies of each country, and we may say that he was known to the pharmaceutical profession all over the world. He was a man of exceedingly liberal ideas, broad minded and generous hearted, as his many friends can testify, and one whose friendship was greatly appreciated by those who knew him well. He had strong views upon certain political matters, particularly the "single tax," and while many differed with him, all respected his opinions as those of a man who had the courage of his convictions. We feel that we have lost a warm personal friend and that the pharmaceutical profession has sustained in his death the loss of one of its most able and progressive members."

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BURROWS

ALBERT CHARLES BURROWS (1861 - 10 Aug 1929)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 15 Aug 1929
Surnames: BURROWS

Albert C. BURROWS, a prominent Albion attorney, died Saturday morning. He is survived by his wife and two daughters. The funeral was held Monday with burial in Mt. Albion Cemetery.

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LORENZO BURROWS (15 Mar 1805 - 6 Mar 1885)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 12 March 1885
Surnames: BURROWS

The Hon. Lorenzo BURROWS, an old resident of Albion, died at his home on Friday morning. Had he lived to the 15th of this month he would have finished his eightieth year. He was born in Groton, Conn., March 15, 1805. He was educated in the common schools and at Plainfield Acedemy in Connecticut. In November, 1821, he removed to Albion, this State, where he has since resided.

He and his brother, R. S. BURROWS, organized the Bank of Albion in 1839. In 1848 he was elected to Congress as a Whig, and in 1850 was re-elected. He was elected State Comptroller in 1855. During the trying times of the panic of 1857 he discharged the duties of this office with rare ability and foresight. He was a warm personal friend of Henry Clay, and attended him in his sickness. In 1853 Mr. BURROWS was elected a Regent of the State University. Of those who were members of the board at that time only Judge Clinton is still living.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

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BURT

BERTHA A. VanSCOY BURT (1880 - 21 Feb 1930)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 2/21/1930
Surnames: BURT, HARRIS, WHEELER, HOWARD, VanSCOY

The passing on, of Mrs. Jerry BURT was a great shock to her family and friends, but a more abundant life for her. She leaves to mourn her departure, her husband, Jerry BURT, three sisters, Mrs. W. A. HARRIS, Mrs. Floyd WHEELER and Mrs. Bertha HOWARD, one brother Drew VanSCOY, nieces and nephews and a host of friends. The funeral will be held at the home on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 3 P. M. and conducted by Rev. H. W. Walton. Burial at Millville Cemetery.

'She has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much;
She has gained the respect of intelligent people, and the love of little children;
She has filled her niche, and accomplished her task,
She has left the world better than she found it, whether it be by an improved flower, a perfect poem or a rescued soul,
She has always looked for the best in others and given the best she had,
Her life was an inspiration, and her memory a sweet benediction.'

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BUSCH

GEORGE BUSCH (aka BUCKIEWICZ) (1878 - 10 Feb 1950)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, abt. Mon, Feb. 13, 1950
Surnames: BUCKIEWICZ, BUSCH, GARVER, HOERBELT, KALINOSKI, PRESTON, RAYMONDJACK

George BUSCH, 71, died Friday evening at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Raymond PRESTON, 513 Canal St., after a long period of illness. Mr. BUSCH was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church and a charter member of the Sacred Heart Society. He came to this country from Poland in 1901.

He is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Amelia RAYMONDJACK of Medina, Mrs. Victoria GARVER of Batavia, Mrs. Anna KALINOSKI of Buffalo, Mrs. Lora HOERBELT of Buffalo and Mrs. PRESTON of Medina; four sons, Alexander of Lockport, Harry of Medina, Francis of San Fernando, Calif., and Raymond of Medina; one brother, Bruno of Buffalo; several grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held tomorrow morning at 9:30 from the Cleary Funeral Home and 10 o’clock at Sacred Heart Church. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

(Buried under the name of Kostancy BUCKIEWICZ)

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 5 Apr 2002

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BUSHNELL

FREDERICK BUSHNELL (1844 - 1 Jan 1912)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 11 Jan 1912
Surnames: BUSHNELL

Frederick BUSHNELL, of Albion, died on January 1st, at Glen Falls, where he was passing the holiday vacation. He was 68 years old.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 9 Oct 2005


JAMES BUSHNELL (1821 - 29 Apr 1904)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 5 May 1904
Surnames: BUSHNELL

James BUSHNELL, aged 83 years, died at his home in Albion Friday morning. He leaves two daughters, Misses Alice and Alincie and two sons.


Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs., 12 May 1904

The remains of James BUSHNELL of Albion were taken to Lockport Monday and buried in Cold Springs’ Cemetery. Thirty years ago BUSHNELL was the father of six children at one birth. All but one of the children lived to be strong healthy, young men. He was also the father of triplets at two different times. His wife is dead. - Wilson Star.

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BUTCHER

LAURA E. LUCE BUTCHER (7 Mar 1847 - 9 Sep 1911)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 14 Sep 1911
Surnames: BUTCHER, BOOTS

Mrs. Laura E. BUTCHER, mother of Mrs. B. Frank BOOTS, died at her home in Clarendon on Saturday last.

(Interment in Hillside Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 19 Jul 2006


PEARLE A. BRIDGEMAN BUTCHER (1883 - 25 Dec 1950)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Tues., Dec. 26, 1950
Surnames: BUTCHER, BRIDGEMAN, GRAY, MILLER, VICKERS

Albion - Pearle A. BUTCHER, 67, of Eagle Harbor, died Monday in the Arnold Gregory Hospital. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge of Albion.

Surviving are her husband, Parry A. BUTCHER; three daughters, Mrs. Carl GRAY of Albion, Mrs. Anderson VICKERS of Mt. Morris, and Mrs. Chester MILLER of Geneseo, and one son, William H. BUTCHER of Albion; two brothers, George BRIDGEMAN of Burt, N.Y., and David BRIDGEMAN Sr., of Clarendon.

Services will be at the Merrill Funeral Home at 3:30 p. m. Thursday.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 21 May 2003

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BUTLER

FREDERICK W. BUTLER (21 Jun 1844 - 27 Mar 1904)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 31 Mar 1904
Surnames: BUTLER, WALL

Frederick W. BUTLER, aged about sixty years, a well-known and successful jeweler of Albion, committed suicide about one o’clock Sunday at his home on Central avenue by shooting himself with a 32-caliber revolver. Coronor Sutton, a neighbor and the family physician for the Butler’s, who was immediately called, is of the opinion that Mr. BUTLER shot himself during an attack of temporary insanity, based on the fact that the deceased, who had had trouble with his head, suffered a severe attack of nervous prostration a few years ago and at times had acted strangely.

Mr. BUTLER had been visiting in the parlor with his brother-in-law, Charles WALL, of Rochester, when he suddenly and unceremoniously left the room and going upstairs to his own room, called to Mr. WALL, but before the latter could reach him, placed the revolver to his head, just above the right ear, and discharged it.

Besides the widow (Sarah A. WALL), three children survive - two daughters (Anna Elizabeth & Hilda W.)and one son (John A.). In politics he was a Democrat. He was a prominent Mason and member of Christ Church.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 15 Jan 2006


JOHN BUTLER (17 Oct 1870 - 31 Jan 1930)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 2/1/1930
Surnames: BUTLER, CONLEY, NUREMBERG, SPENCER

The death of John BUTLER of Albion occurred suddenly at the home of Charles Boyle, Friday. He is survived by his wife Nellie CONLEY BUTLER, a son Leo BUTLER of Rochester and two daughters, Mrs. Herman NUREMBERG of Albion and Mrs. George SPENCER of Lockport. The funeral will be held Monday morning at St. Joseph’s Church, Albion.

(Interment in St. Joseph’s Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Jan 24, 2002


PVT. KENNETH DONALD BUTLER (28 Jul 1918 - 27 Feb 1945)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Wed, 22 Nov 1947
Surnames: BUTLER

Information has been received by Mrs. Elizabeth BUTLER, 120 Frank Street, that the body of her husband, Pvt. Kenneth Donald BUTLER, who was killed in action in Germany, will arrive in Medina on Friday at 6:42 pm. Accompanied here by Cpl. Edwin Eggleston of the US Army Infantry, it will be met at the New York Central Depot by the funeral director, Mrs. D. J. Cleary Jr. and the bearers. The body will to taken to the Cleary Funeral Home, Park Avenue, from where funeral services will be held on Monday afternoon at 2 pm with the Rev. John E. Wilkinson, rector of St. John's Episcopal Church, officiating.

Military funeral services will bw conducted at the grave in Mt. Albion Cemetery. by members of the James P. Clark Post of the American Legion and Lincoln Post Veterans of Foreign Wars. The Legion will furnish the colors, color guard and honor guard, and the V.F.W. the firing squad. Bearers are friends of the deceased including, Thomas Garrett, Kenneth LEWIS, LeRoy Sanford Jr., Donald Fox, Edward Simsik and Junior Owens.

Pvt. BUTLER was born in Medina July 28, 1918, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth M. BUTLER. He graduated from Medina High School with the class of 1936. Entering the service July 28, 1944, he went overseas to the European Theatre on Jan. 5, 1945 servicing with an Infantry Division of the First Army in Germany less than two months when he was killed on Feb. 27, 1945. He was a former member of Company F, 108th Infantry National Guard.

Besides his wife and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth BUTLER, 120 Frank Street, he is survived by two daughters, Bonnie 7 and Ann 5.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 7 Feb 2009


MARY A. FAILING BUTLER ( - 5 Aug 1912)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune, Thurs., 8 Aug 19120 (from a column called "About the County"
Surnames: BUTLER, DAY, FAILING

The death of Mrs. Mary A. BUTLER, wife of John BUTLER, of Ashwood, occurred Monday at the home of her daugher, Mrs. Mary J. DAY, in Carlton.

(1st husband was Milo STACY who is buried in Pine Hill)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 9 Oct 2005

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BUTTON

JOHN L. BUTTON (1883 - 22 Apr 1947)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal
Surnames: BUTTON, BAKER, CREST, RICE, REIS

John L. BUTTON, 63, father of Mrs. Roy BAKER of Medina died at his home, 319 Linwood Avenue, Albion, Tuesday. Mr. BUTTON was employed by the Albion plant of the General Foods Corporation for many years. He was a communicant of St. Mary's Assumption Church, Albion, and a member of the Hook & Ladder Co. of the Albion Fire Department.

Surviving are his widow (Mary H.); two daughters, Mrs. Howard CREST of Albion and Mrs. Roy BAKER of Medina; three sons, James, Joseph, and John BUTTON, Jr., all of Albion; five grandchildren; his mother, Mrs. Pauline BUTTON of Albion; three brothers, Anthony BUTTON of Albion, Joseph BUTTON of Buffalo, and Leo BUTTON of Niagara Falls; and two sisters, Mrs. John RICE of Albion, and Mrs. Thomas REIS of Medina.

(Interment St. Joseph’s Cemetery)

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Oct 11, 2001

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BUTTS

ANSON WILLIAM BUTTS (20 Jun 1841 - 19 Sep 1904)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 22 Sept. 1904
Surnames: BUTTS, BRADLEY

The remains of Anson BUTTS were brought to his home in Albion Saturday from Center Square, about eighteen miles from Syracuse, where he died very suddenly of heart failure. He was a traveling agent and was about returning home. He had been riding a long distance and after eating a meal was stricken and died almost immediately. His widow and one daughter, Ethel BUTTS, his mother and one sister, Mrs. Barbara BRADLEY, of Albion, survive him.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 25 Jan 2006


DORA O. KENYON BUTTS (10 Jul 1860 - 27 Mar 1899)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 30 Mar 1899
Surnames: BUTTS, KENYON

Mrs. Orin BUTTS died at the residence of her mother on Riverside street, Monday evening. Mrs. BUTTS, in company with her husband, in her usual health, came over from Medina on Sunday afternoon to visit Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Fisk and while there she was suddenly stricken with paralysis. She was removed to the residence of her mother, where she died in spite of medical skill and the tender care of loving friends. The funeral occurred this (Thursday) afternoon at half past two and the remains tenderly laid at rest in Lynhaven Cemetery. Deceased was thirty-eight years of age and leaves, beside her husband, one son to mourn her untimely demise.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 11 Jun 2007


FLORENCE GRINNELL BUTTS (30 Oct 1857 - 21 Mar 1923)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, March 22, 1923
Surnames: BUTTS, ELLIOTT, SANBORN, SMITH, GRINNELL

Mrs. Orrin F. BUTTS of West Center Street passed away last evening, after a lingering illness. She has been a resident of Medina for the past twenty-five years and has endeared herself to all who knew her through her sweet disposition and her wonderful patience shown.

She leaves to mourn their loss her husband and two sons, Levant E. ELLIOTT and George L. ELLIOTT, and one step son, Clark H. BUTTS, and two sisters, Mrs. C. G. SANBURN of Alexandria, Va., and Mrs Martin G. SMITH of Medina, and one brother, Ervin G. GRINNELL of Batavia, N. Y.

She was a devout member of the First Presbyterian Church, a member of Welcome Rebekah Lodge and Order of the Eastern Star, and a Daughter of the American Revolution. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at the residence at 2:30 p.m.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Oct 15, 2001


GEORGE A. BUTTS (21 Sep 1864 - 18 Sep 1919)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune, Thurs., 18 Sep 1919
Surnames: BUTTS, MAHAR, PAUL, TUTTLE

The death of George A. BUTTS occurred on Saturday at the home at 210 West Oak Orchard street this morning after a long illness. He leaves to mourn their loss a widow, who was Elizabeth MAHAR formerly of Somerset, Niagara County, two sons Jerry and George BUTTS of Medina, two sisters, Mrs. Morris PAUL of Rochester, and Mrs. William TUTTLE, of Yates Center; and three brothers, Lambert, of Rochester, Orange, of Bay city, Michigan, and Orin of Medina, and one grandson George, son of Jerry BUTTS. The funeral will be held Monday morning at St. Mary's Church at 9:00 o'clock. The deceased was prominent in village and county affairs and leaves a wide circle of friends.

(Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 31 Aug 2008


JOHN BUTTS (1923 - 23 Jun 1944)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal: (7/1/1948)
Surnames: BUTTS

Body Lt. John BUTTS To Be Brought To Medina For Burial

The body of Lieut. John E. BUTTS, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry BUTTS and Medina war hero, will be among those of three Western New York Congressional Medal of Honor winners scheduled to arrive in Buffalo on Wednesday, July 7, for the execution of appropriate funeral ceremonies by vererans groups and families.

Reaching the Buffalo station platform on that date, the three flag draped caskets will be the center of elaborate early evening ceremonies befitting their heroism. In attendance at this time will be high military officials, families of the dead soldiers, and veterans groups. Representatives from the James P. Clark Post American Legion and Medina Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will witness these rites.

Leaving the station platform following the ceremonies, a procession will escort the caskets to the 174th Regiment Armory at the corner of Niagara and Porter Streets where Lieut. Butt’s body will lie in state for two days. At the end of this time Medina and V.F.W. men will journey to Buffalo to escort their former comrade home. His body will lie in state from Friday evening, July 9, until Monday, July 12, at the local Armory.

On Monday July 12, fitting funeral ceremonies will be conducted here by county Legion and V.F.W. members. Clark Post Legion members will make up the honorary bearers and buglers while the local V.F.W. post will furnish a firing squad. Services will be held at St. Mary’s Church with burial in St. Mary's Cemetery.

Lieut. Butts, who lost his life making a one man attack in Normandy while attempting to divert enemy fire from his fellow soldiers, was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor at ceremonies held in the State Armory here last August. At that time Brig. Gen. Ralph K. Robertson, former Buffalo guard officer, representing President Truman, presented the medal to Mr. and Mrs. Jerry BUTTS, formerly of Medina, now of Parkside Avenue in Buffalo. At the time of the presentation, Mayor George H. Spears declared, 'Medina is proud to be the birthplace of John and we join his family and our country in feeling the loss of such a great man who gave so much that we could continue in this American way of life.'

(NOTE: Medina Daily Journal article of 7/23/45 entitled 'Lieut. John E. BUTTS Receives Medal of Honor for Heroic Action in Battle of Normandy', mentions, in part that he (Lt. BUTTS) is now buried in a little cemetery by the sea in Normandy. The article also states, in part: Lieut. BUTTS was one of five brothers in service. Robert J., 25, who was a seargent, has been honarable discharged. Capt. George F., 26, will be discharged next month. He completed 51 raids as a bombardier in a B-17 over Europe and has earned 133 points. He holds the Air Medal with nine Oak Leaf Clusters. Sgt. Charles W. now is taking a specialized Army course on Long Island. He recently returned from Germany. Pfc. Douglas, 18, now is in Georgia.)

(taken from Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 21 Jun 2002


RAY MILLER BUTTS (31 Jul 1896 - 3 Dec 1911)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 14 Dec 1911 (from a column called “About The County”)
Surnames: BUTTS

After an illness extending over a period of a year, during which time he had been treated by a Buffalo specialist, Roy (Ray?) BUTTS, son of Andrew Butts of Barre Center, died recently, aged 15 years.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 14 Feb 2006

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BUTZ

ALBERTINA A. RHODES BUTZ (10 Mar 1869 - 12 Mar 1950)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Mon., March 13, 1950
Surnames: BUTZ, SEEFELT, LESLIE, RHODES

Mrs. Albertina R. BUTZ, 81, died yesterday at her home in Gaines, following a lengthy illness. Among her survivors is Mrs. Viola SEEFELT of 509 Eagle Street, Medina, a daughter. She was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Wolcottsville and formerly resided at Meadville. Survivors also include a son, Andrew of Gaines; a daughter, Mrs. Walter LESLIE of Ridgeway; five grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, Charles RHODES of Barker, and John RHODES of Middleport.

Services are to be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at her home, with burial in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery at West Shelby.

(Note: Albertina was the wife of John C. BUTZ)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 3 May 2002


WILHELMINA BUTZ (1819 - 24 Nov 1902))

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Mon., March 13, 1950
Surnames: BUTZ

Mrs. Wilhelmina BUTZ, mother of Fred BUTZ, of this place, died at her home in the town of Alabama November 24th, aged eighty-three years.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 20 Sep 2005

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REBECCA WEED BUXTON (30 Jun 1796 - 7 Mar 1890)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 13 March 1890
Surnames: BUXTON

Knowlesville: Mrs. BUXTON, aged 94, died at her home on Friday last. The funeral services were held Sunday, conducted by Rev. Mr. Thomas.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 12 Jul 2006


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