Orleans County, New York

OBITS - KA - KL

SURNAMES: KACZMARCZYK, KAMINSKI, KANE, KANIA, KANIECKI, KARPINSKI, KAST, KAWACZ, KEARNEY, KEELER, KEENE, KELL(E)Y, KELLOGG, KELSEY, KENNAN, KENNEDY, KENYON, KEPNER, KERR, KERRISON, KERSBURG, KERWIN, KESLER, KIBLER, KIEBALA, KIEHL, KILBORN, KILEY, KILMER, KILWORTH, KIMBALL, KINCAID, KING, KINGSLEY, KIRBY, KIRK, KIRKPATRICK, KISZCZAK, KLATT, KLEINSMITH, KLINE & KLOPP


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KACZMARCZYK

STANLEY (STANISLAUS) KACZMARCZYK (1895 - 12 Feb 1928)

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

Exhaust Fumes Fatal to Grocer
Stanley KACZMARCZYK, aged 33 years, proprietor of a grocy store on Gulf street, was asphyxiated by fumes from the exhaust of his auto in his garage early Sunday morning.

KACZMARCZYK attended a social at the Sacred Heart Hall Saturday evening, returning home about midnight, later leaving the house for the purpose of putting the automobile in the garage. In the morning upon failing to find her husband Mrs. KACZMARCZYK went to the garage where she found his body. It is thought he left the motor running while he drew off the water as it was a cold night and he wanted to prevent it from freezing up and was overcome by fumes from the motor.

He leaves his wife and three small children, his parents in Poland and one brother, Walter, of Medina. The funeral was held from the Sacred Heart Church Wednesday morning at 9 o’clock. Burial was in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 8 Jun 2002


KAMINSKI

SOPHIA M. POPRAWSKI KAMINSKI (1881 - 16 Mar 1954)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, probably Mar. 17, 1954
Surnames: KAMINSKI, MENDEL, POPRAWSKI, STUBINGER, KOSOWSKI, BAUER, WENDER, ZAGATA

Mrs. Sophia M. KAMINSKI, aged 73 years, died suddenly at the home of her son, William MENDEL, 317 Commercial Street, Tuesday morning. She was born in Turin, Germany, and came to this country at the age of 10 years with her parents, the late John and Mary POPRAWSKI . She was a member of the Rosary Society of Sacred Heart Church.

Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Helen STUBINGER of Rochester; three sons, William MENDEL of Medina, Vincent of North Tonawanda, and John of Detroit; eleven grandchildren and four great grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Walter KOSOWSKI, Mrs. Steve BAUER, Mrs. Michael WENDER, and Mrs. John ZAGATA all of Rochester; two brothers, Benjamin POPRAWSKI of North Tonawanda and Daniel POPRAWSKI also of Rochester, besides several nieces and nephews.

Prayer services will be held at 9:30 Saturday morning from the Thibault Funeral Home followed by Requiem Mass at Sacred Heart Church at 10 a.m. with the Reverend Anthony Ciechanski officiating. Burial will be made in the family plot in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 8 Jun 2002

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KANE

JANE KANE (9 Sep 1837 - 31 Mar 1912)

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

Mrs. Jane KANE, formerly of Lyndonville, died Friday at the Orleans County Home, aged 74 years.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 30 Sep 2005

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KANIA

STANLEY KANIA (1880 - 18 Aug 1959)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Tues., Aug. 18, 1959
Surnames: KANIA, CHANDLER

Stanley KANIA, 79, died early this morning at his home at 116 Glenwood Ave. He was born in Poland and lived in Medina for 40 years. Mr. KANIA was a foundry worker most of his lifetime. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Helen CHANDLER of Medina, and one son, John KANIA of St. Catherines, Ont.; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.


Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Aug. 19, 1959

Funeral services have been arranged for Stanley KANIA, 79, former foundry worker, who died early yesterday at his home, 116 Glenwood Ave. The funeral will be held from the Cleary Funeral Home, 232 Park Ave. Thursday at 11:30 a.m. Burial will be in Boxwood Cemetery.

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 27 Jan 2003

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KANIECKI

JOHN B. KANIECKI (1884 - 18 Mar 1948)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, March 19, 1948
Surnames: KANIECKI

A verdict of suicide will be issued by Coroner John G. ELLIS of Albion, he said, in the death yesterday of John B. KANIECKI, 63, who was found hanging by a rope from a rafter in the garage behind his home at 534 Moore Street (Albion). He was found by his wife (Louise V.) at around 8:30 a. m. and for years had worked at the Crowther Coal Company on McKinstry Street before that concern closed down.

Funeral will be held at the residence at 8:30 a. m. Monday followed by services at 9 a. m. at St. Mary’s Church. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Oct 12, 2001

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KARPINSKI

JOHN KARPINSKI (19 Jan 1883 - 23 Jan 1957)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, about Mon., Jan. 28, 1957
Surnames: KARPINSKI, RADZIMSKI, PARADA, DOOHAN

Funeral services were held Saturday in Auburn for John KARPINSKI, 74, who has owned and operated a dry goods store in that city for 48 years. His death occurred January 23.

Mr. KARPINSKI was born in Medina January 19, 1883. He left Medina in 1909 and has since made his home in Auburn. He was prominent in Catholic circles in Auburn being a communicant of St. Hyacinth’s Church, Auburn Council Knights of Columbus, Auburn Lodge of Elks, Polish Falcon Society and the Polish Home. He was a licensed funeral director and for many years operated a funeral home.

Surviving are his widow, Helen RADZIMSKI KARPINSKI; four sons, Dr. Stephen J. KARPINSKI, Special Surrogate Judge John J. KARPINSKI, Dr. Joseph F. KARPINSKI and Dr. Arthur A. KARPINSKI, all of Auburn; two sisters, Mrs. Catherine PARADA of Medina and Mrs. Paul DOOHAN of Rochester, and six grandchildren.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 24 Aug 2001

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KAST

ELIZABETH KAST (5 Jun 1846 - 4 Sep 1911)

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

Mrs. Elizabeth KAST, of Rich’s Corners, whose body will be brought to Albion for burial, is dead in Farmington, Minn.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 19 Jul 2006


FREDERIC E. KAST (16 Aug 1895 - 19 Dec 1949)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Wed., 21 Dec 1949
Surnames: KAST, VanNORMAN.

Albion - Fred E. KAST, 54, a World War I veteran and a federal inspector for the Department of Agriculture since his graduation from Cornell University in 1920, died suddenly Monday, Dec. 19, in New York City. He was born in the Town of Albion and was graduated from Albion High School in 1914.

Friends will be received at the Grinnell Funeral Home at 230 S. Main Street, Albion, after 3 p.m. today. The Rev. C. Lacy VanNORMAN of the Albion Methodist Church will conduct services there at 2 p.m. Thursday.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Charlotte KAST, and a son, Robert KAST, of New York City; two brothers, Supervisor John T. KAST of Gaines and Peace Justice Filton (Milton) E. KAST of Albion; an aunt, Miss Carrie KAST of Albion.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

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

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KAWACZ

ANDREW KAWACZ (1883 - 30 Apr 1944)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal
Surnames: KAWACZ, MORGOTT

Andrew Kawacz, 61, for the past 32 years a resident of Medina, died at 6:30 last night in his home, 711 Orient Street. He had been ill for the past year. Born in Tarnopol, Poland, Mr. Kawacz came to this country in 1911. A year later he came to Medina and has resided here since that time. He was an employee of S. A. Cook & Co.

He is survived by his widow, Anna, one son, Rev. Walter F. Kawacz, M.S., of Ware, Mass.; two daughters, Mrs. Charles H. Morgott and Miss Martha Kawacz, and one grandson, Charles H. Morgott, Jr., aff(sic) of Medina.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 4th, at 10:30 in Sacred Heart Church with burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Sep 26, 2001

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KEARNEY

CATHERINE EAGIN KEARNEY (29 Mar 1847 - 8 Apr 1919)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 10 Apr 1919
Surnames: KEARNEY

Mrs. Catherine KEARNEY died Tuesday night at her home on Eagle street after a brief illness. She is survived by one son, Emmit J. KEARNEY.

(Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 31 Aug 2008


HARRY M. KEARNEY (May 1865 - 29 Dec 1900)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 3 Jan 1901
Surnames: KEARNEY

Harry M. KEARNEY committed suicide on Saturday afternoon, his lifeless body being found by his sister hanging in his greenhouse, with a cord about his neck. Appearances indicated that the act was premeditated and had been first attempted by taking paris green, as there were traces of the poison.

Deceased, who was about thirty-five years of age, had evidently become deranged, as the result of ill health and the recent death of his mother, Mrs. John D. KEARNEY, after a long illness, during which he was greatly devoted and dutiful in his attentions. The surviving members of the family are two brothers - Frank J., of Warsaw and Louis, of Milwaukee - and one sister - Miss Leona KEARNEY, of this place.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 27 Aug 2007


JAMES KEARNEY (1863 - 21 Jul 1895)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs., 25 July 1895
Surnames: KEARNEY

One of Medina’s well known young business men, James KEARNEY, died at the home of his mother on West Center street early Sunday morning. Mr. KEARNEY retired Saturday night after a busy evening at his store in his usual health. He was heard to breathe heavily about 2 o’clock and expired in a few moments, the cause being heart disease. His sudden death is a great shock to his friends. He was about 32 years old, and had lived in Medina his entire life, having conducted a jewelry business for several years.

Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery)


Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs., 1 Aug 1895

John KEARNEY of Cleveland, 0H, who was called here last week on account of the sudden death of his brother, returned home Saturday.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 17 Sep 2003


KEARNEY, JOHN W. (1865 - 31 Jul 1871)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 3 Aug 1871
Surnames: KEARNEY

Child Drowned - On Monday evening about six o'clock a boy aged six years, the son of Michael KEARNEY, a man employed at one of the stone quarries in this village, was drowned in the canal. He was playing alone near the Main street bridge and fell from the abuttment on the west side into the water. The news which rapidly spread created considerable excitement in that neighborhood, and soon several hundred people congregated in the vicinity of the bridge. A raft was constructed and after dragging in the canal nearly two hours the body was recovered about ten feet from where he fell in.

(Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 1 Nov 2006


JOSEPH KEARNEY (Mar 1869 - 27 Apr 1908)

Newspaper: Medina Journal, Mon. 27 Apr 1908
Surnames: KEARNEY

Joseph KEARNEY, a man who had more than the usual number of friends, died at the home of his mother on East Center street at 7 o'clock this morning, aged 40 years.

Mr. KEARNEY, after spending seven years attending the Niagara Fal's (Fall’s?) University, came home to take up the jewelry business of his brother who had died suddenly, and carried on that business for about 8 years. During that time he became well and favorably known with not only the people of Medina but the surrounding community as well. For the past four or five years he has been in failing health and not able to take an active part in any kind of business.

Mr. Kearney was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the C. M. B.A. societies. He leaves his mother, one sister, Miss Lizzie KEARNEY, and one brother, John KEARNEY, all of Medina, who have the heartfelt sympathy of a host of friends. The funeral will be held from St. Mary's Church at 9 o'clock Thursday morning. Burial at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 27 Jan 2009


MAGGIE KEARNEY (1855 - 31 Jan 1879)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 6 Feb 1879
Surnames: KEARNEY, KELLY

DIED: KEARNEY. At her mother’s residence, in Medina, Friday, Jan. 31st, 1879. Miss Maggie KEARNEY, aged 24 years. Funeral services were held and high mass sung at St. Mary’s Church, Monday, February 3d, at 10 o’clock A.M.

(Note: Maggie was the daughter of James KEARNEY & Ann KELLY, both interred in Boxwood Cem)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 16 Oct 2007


SARAH M. KEARNEY (Jul 1855 - 8 Jun 1920)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 10 Jun 2005
Surnames: KEARNEY, BARRETT, BROWER

Miss, Sarah KEARNEY died on Tuesday at the home of her niece, Mrs. George C. BROWER, Auburn Avenue, Buffalo. She is survived by her sister, Mrs. Daniel BARRETT and one brother, Richard, of New York City, and several nephews and nieces.

Her body has been brought to her late residence on Park Avenue. The funeral will be held Friday morning at 9 o'clock from St. Mary's Church. Interment at Boxwood Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 31 Aug 2005

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KEELER

ANNA WILTSLE KEELER (1846 - 3 Sep 1932)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 1932, Page 1
Surnames: KEELER, WILTSLE, PETTENGILL

Mrs. Anna WILTSLE KEELER, 86, mother of Mrs. B. M. PETTENGILL of Holley, died Saturday at her home in Rochester. Funeral was held yesterday with burial in Mt. Albion Cemetery.

Posted by: Mark Rustay Dec 18, 2001


MARTHA H. KEELER (1832 - 25 Oct 1898)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune, Thurs. Nov. 3, 1898
Surnames: KEELER, CROSBY, CORRIGAL

County Line - Death has once more entered our home and snatched suddenly away the beloved wife of the writer. It becomes our painful duty to report the passing away, without five minutes warning, of Mrs. KEELER, in the sixty-third year of her age, with heart difficulty, at her late home near County Line, on the 25th of October.

Mrs. Martha H. KEELER was the amiable and faithful wife of Coleman R. KEELER and the daughter of Mrs. CROSBY. Her early life was spent in Wayne County, but she had been a resident of County Line for thirty-five years. A large circle of friends, beside her surviving companion will miss her, as she was of a kind and cheerful disposition. A sister in Wayne county and another in Michigan survive her.

The funeral rites were observed at the M.E. Church at County Line, Rev. Mr. SHARP officiating. The interment was in County Line cemetery, near the remains of her former husband, William CORRIGAL, whose death occurred eighteen years ago. We feel very grateful to those who so kindly assisted in the hour of affliction.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 30 May 2002


PHOEBE KEELER (1813 - 15 Feb 1881)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., Feb. 24, 1881
Surnames: KEELER

KEELER - In Medina, on the morning of the 15th inst., with congestion of the brain, Mrs. Phoebe KEELER, wife of Eben KEELER, in the 68th year of her age.

(No burial listing found for Phoebe or Ebenezer. Seven of their children are interred in Boxwood Cemetery.)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 23 Jul 2002

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KEENE

FRANCIS M. KEENE (1827 - 29 Jan 1901)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune, Thurs. 7 Feb 1901
Surnames: KEENE

Frank KEENE is dead at Rich’s Corners, Orleans county, aged 73.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 6 Jan 2010

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KELL(E)Y

BRIDGET DOWNEY KELLY (1852 - 6 Mar 1916)

Newspaper: Rochester Union and Advertiser, Mar 9, 1916
Surnames: KELLY, DOWNEY, HORAN

Funeral This Morning From Late Home and From St. Mary's Church
The funeral of Mrs. Bridget KELLY took place this morning at nine o'clock from the family residence at 32 Savannah Street (Rochester, NY), and at 9:30 o'clock from St. Mary's Church. Solemn requiem high mass was celebrated by her son, Rev. Patrick A. KELLY, assisted by Rev. Simon Fitzsimons, as deacon; Rev. Joseph M.Guilfoil, as subdeacon, and Rev. Joseph M. Ball, as master of ceremonies. The absolution of the church was given by the Rt. Rev Thomas F. Hickey, the Bishop of the diocese. Miss Madden presided at the organ and the singing was by Miss Margaret Heveron, Miss Blanche Drury, Robert Hall, Michael Kavanaugh and George Boucher. The bearers were Henry O'Neil, Thomas Lockney, Fred Madden, W. A. Hennessey, John H. Lambert, and M.E. Monahan. Many priests from all parts of the diocese were in the sanctuary.

Burial was in the family lot at Holy Sepulchre cemetery (Rochester, NY). The consecration at the grave was by Rev. James Veale,D.D., and Rev. Patrick A. KELLY.

(Note: Bridget was the daughter of Patrick DOWNEY and Margaret HORAN. She was the wife of James J. KELLY. She lived in Medina for many decades before moving to Rochester.)

Posted by: Shayla Hannon 19 May 2010


Charles G. KELLEY (9 Mar 1855 - 12 Jan 1914)

Newspaper: The Daily News, Batavia, Genesee County, NY Monday, 12 Jan 1914
Surnames: KELLEY, BEEBE, SPRAGUE

Charles G. KELLEY
Veteran of Civil War Died at His Home on Alexander Road. Charles G. KELLEY died at 5:30 o'clock this morning at his home, five miles south of Batavia on the Alexander road, after an illness since last March from a complication of diseases.

Mr. KELLEY was born in Attica, Wyoming County, on March 9, 1846, but had lived as a farmer for many years at West Batavia. He moved to the Alexander road about two years ago. He was a veteran of the Civil War, having served in the Ninth New York Calvary. He did not belong to any G.A.R. post.

Besides his wife, Mr. KELLEY is survived by a son, John W. KELLEY, who resided with him; two brothers, Frank, of Buffalo and Stephen KELLEY, of Batavia, and two sisters, Mrs. Edward SPRAGUE of East Bethany and Mrs. Phoebe BEEBE of Harbor Creek, Pennsylvania.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb Staff, 10 Feb 2003


ELIZA SMITH KELLY (15 May 1844 - 19 Oct 1817)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune, Thursday, October 25, 1917
Surnames: KELLY, SMITH

The death of Mrs. Eliza KELLY occured Friday at her home on Orient Street, aged 73 years.  Deceased is survived by three sons, John S. of Park Avenue, Edward of Orient Street and Richard, of Rochester, The funeral was held Monday at St. Mary's Church.

(Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery)

Posted by: Terry O'Brien 11 Sep 2007


JAMES KELLY (1848 - 17 May 1913)

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

James KELLY, about 65 years old, employed as a farmer by Burt Martin, of Baldwin’s Corners, died suddenly of heart failure Saturday night in a field on that farm.

(Interment in Waterport Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb Staff, 6 Feb 2006


JOHN KELLY (May 1839 - 25 Sep 1903)

Newspaper: The Medina Register, Thursday, October 1, 1903
Surnames: KELLY

John KELLY, an old resident of this place, died at his home on Orient Street early last Friday morning, aged 73 years.  Deceased was born in Riverstown, Ireland, and came to his country about forty years ago.  He is survived by a widow (Bridget) and one brother, Michael KELLY.  The funeral was held from St. Mary's Church on Monday morning, and was very largely attended.  Rev P. Berkery officiated.

(Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery)

Posted by: Terry O'Brien 11 Sep 2007


JOHN V. KELLY (Jan 1900 - 23 May 1954)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, probably Mon., May 24, 1954
Surnames: KELLY, BOYLAND, DICKINSON, DONALD, MAGNER, STUMM, WENGRZYCKI

John V. KELLY, 54, died suddenly Sunday afternoon at his home in Middleport, N. Y. He was born in Town of Yates and lived most of his life in Medina, until several years ago. He was employed by Middleport Cold Storage Co.

Survivors include his wife, Anna BOYLAND KELLY; two daughters, Mrs. Francis MAGNER of Albion and Mrs. John WENGRZYCKI; one son, John KELLY Jr. of Rochester. Also four grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Harold STUMM of Buffalo, Mrs. Raymond DICKINSON of Barker, and Mrs. Arthur DONALD of Lyndonville.

Funeral services will be held from the Cleary Funeral Home tomorrow morning at 8:30 and at 9 o’clock in St. Mary’s Church. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 30 May 2002


MRS. JOHN KELLEY ( - 9 Mar 1902)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 3 Apr 1902
Surnames: KELLEY

Mrs. John KELLEY, died at her home in Millers, March 9th. She is survived by one son and three daughters.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 16 Dec 2005


MARGARET KELLEY (1867 - 7 Jan 1933)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 12 Jan 1933
Surnames: KELLEY

Miss Margaret KELLEY, aged 66 years, died Saturday at the home of her sister-in-law, Mrs. John KELLEY, at Yates Center. She is survived by a sister, Miss Minnie KELLEY, several nieces and a nephew. The funeral was held Tuesday morning at St. Mary’s Church, Medina.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 9 Jan 2006


MICHAEL KELLY (Jul 1841 - 18 Jun 1913)

Newspaper: The Daily Journal, Thursday, June 18, 1913
Surnames: KELLY

Death of Michael KELLY
Well known Medina Pioneer Passed Away This Morning.
The death of Michael KELLY, one Medina's Pioneer citizens, occured at his home on Orient Street this morning at 1:45 o'clock, after a very short illness, at the age of 73 years.  Michael KELLY was born in Riverston, Ireland, in 1842.  At the age of 22 he came to this country, settling in Western New York. He had been a resident of Medina for over 50 years, and during that time had been engaged in several different occupations.  Of late years, however, he had held the postion of canal patrolman.  He was a man liked by all who knew him, and leaves many friends in Medina, and throughout the county.  He was kind hearted, genial man who made  many friends and kept them, and his untimely demise will be mourned by a large circle of relatives and acquaintances.  He was a charter member of the local C.M.B.A.

  The deceased is survived by sons, John S. KELLY, and Edward KELLY, of Medina, and Richard KELLY, of Rochester.  Funeral services will held Saturday Morning at 9 o'clock, at St. Mary's Church.  Rev. Father Thomas Gleason will officiate.  Interment will be made at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Posted by: Terry O'Brien 11 Sep 2007


OLIVER O. KELLEY (4 Oct 1856 - 17 Jul 1899)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs., 20 July 1899
Surnames: KELLEY

The remains of Oliver O. KELLEY, who died suddenly Monday at his home in Buffalo, were brought to Medina yesterday for interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Deceased formerly resided here. His age was forty-four years.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb Staff, 27 Sep 2003

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KELLOGG

HIRAM C. KELLOGG (9 Oct 1850 - 31 Jul 1915)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 5 Aug 1915 (from a column called “About The County”)
Surnames: KELLOGG, LEE

The death of Hiram C. KELLOGG, of Albion, aged 65 years, occurred Saturday night in the home of his son-in-law, George H. LEE. Mr. KELLOGG was born in Middleport, Oct. 9, 1850, and moved to Albion when a small child. He was a woodworker by trade and conducted a wagon woodworking shop until a short time before his death.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 21 Mar 2006

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KELSEY

OTIS SIDNEY KELSEY (July 16, 1864 - March 15, 1923)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, March 17, 1923
Surnames: KELSEY, HOYT, RENNER

Otis KELSEY, aged 56 years, died at his home in Carlton Thursday night. Mr. KELSEY was a contractor. He was born at Niagara Falls. He was a member of Albion Lodge of B.P.O.E. and of Buffalo Lodge of Odd Fellows Crescent. Mr. Kelsey leaves his wife and four sisters, Miss Alice KELSEY of Chicago, Mrs. Etta HOYT of Illinois, Mrs. Wilson RENNER of Collan, Mich.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

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

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KENNAN

JOHN M. KENNAN (1833 - 22 Mar 1917)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 3/24/1917
Surnames: KENNAN, MOORE

The remains of the late John M. KENNAN, who died Thursday at Trenton, N. J., were brought here today and interred at Boxwood Cemetery. The deceased was at one time president of the Union Bank, and was village treasurer from 1862 to 1867, and resided at the corner of West Center street and West avenue, in what is now known as the Compton house. The flags on the city hall are at half-mast today in his memory.


Newspaper: The Medina Tribune, Thurs., 29 Mar 1917

John M. KENNAN died at his home at Trenton, N. J. on Thursday last, aged 85 years. Deceased was for some years a resident of Medina when he was village treasurer, cashier and later president of the Union Bank. He left Medina with his family about thirty years ago for New York City. The body, accompanied by two of his daughters, was brought to Medina on Saturday for interment at Boxwood Cemetery. Rev. C. B. Sparks officiated. Besides his daughters, deceased is survived by one brother, George KENNAN and one sister, Mrs. MOORE.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb, Jan 22, 2002


MARIA B. KENNAN (1836 - 15 Aug 1904)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 18 Aug. 1904
Surnames: KENNAN

The body of Mrs. John M. KENNAN, who died in New York Monday, arrived in town this morning. Funeral services will be held at the residence of F. A. Burnam, on Eagle street, this afternoon. Interment at Boxwood Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb, 28 Jan 2006

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KENNEDY

DORINDA LEVIS KENNEDY (1867 - 7 May 1931)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 14 May 1931
Surnames: KENNEDY, LEVIS, LONG, NEUN, SHELP, USHER

Mrs. Dorinda LeVIS KENNEDY, aged 64 years, formerly of Medina, died Thursday, May 7, at the Park Avenue Hospital, Rochester, after a long illness. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. H J. SHELP of Aurora, Ill., and Miss Ruth M. KENNEDY, of Rochester: two sons, William L. and David R. of Rochester; three sisters, Mrs. H.P. NEUN and Mrs. R. S. USHER, of Rochester and Mrs. Herman LONG, of Detroit, Mich., and one granddaughter. The funeral was held Saturday afternoon at the family home on Marion street. Burial was in Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb, 23 Jan 2011


EDWARD KENNEDY (1877 - 4 Dec 1919)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 11 Dec. 1919
Surnames: KENNEDY, SEELEY, ENNIS, CLEARY, GARVEY, ROCKFELLER

Edward KENNEDY died at the St. Bonifice Hospital at Minneapolis, Minn., Thursday last, aged 42 years. The funeral was held Saturday in that city. The deceased a former residence of Medina, having moved west some 18 years ago.

He is survived by his wife, his mother, Mrs. Michael KENNEDY, of South avenue, Medina; and five sisters, Mrs. R. J. SEELEY and Mrs. Arthur ENNIS, of Medina, and Mrs. M. R. CLEARY, Mrs. James GARVEY and Mrs. A. W. ROCKFELLER, all of Rochester.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb, 15 Jun 2005


FRED S. KENNEDY (1879 - 20 Jan 1923)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, January 23, 1923
Surnames: KENNEDY, LOUCKS, WELCH, COOK

Harry J. KENNEDY has returned from Binghampton, where he was called by the death of his brother. The Binghamton News said:
'Fred S. KENNEDY, 53 years old, died at his home, No. 191 Water Street, at 12:30 o’clock Saturday morning. He is survived by his wife, Alice; a daughter, Agnes May; four sisters, Mrs. E. E. LOUCKS of Schenectady, Mrs. Harry WELCH of Sioux Falls, S.D.; Mrs. E. R. COOK of Buffalo, and Miss Elizabeth KENNEDY of Johnson City, and two brothers, Harry KENNEDY of Medina and Arthur KENNEDY of Johnson City. The funeral will be held at his home this morning at 9 o’clock and in St. Patrick's Church at 9:30. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb, Oct 8, 2001


JEANET R. KENNEDY (5 Nov 1860 - 5 Mar 1863)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs. Mar. 5, 1863
Surnames: KENNEDY

Died. In this village, Jan. 18, Jeanet(?) R.(?), daughter of William and Julia A. KENNEDY, aged 2 years and 4 months.

LITTLE NETTIE

She sleeps the long, last sleep of death,
We cannot wake her now;
Pale flowers are in her tiny hand,
and rose-buds round her brow.

And must these beauteous buds decay,
Together in the tomb
They wither, fade, and waste away,
Before their earliest bloom.

Though on her grave sera leaves are seen,
('She perished with the flowers,')
Her memory will be overgreen,
In these home hearts of ours.

We know that early she must die,
So heavenly was her smile;
So sweetly pensive was her eye,
We wondered all the while.

That anything so pure, so bright,
Could stay with us so long
So meet for that blast world of light,
And for an angel’s song.

The Savior’s arms are round her now,
Above the starry sky,
And in that blissful paradise
Such flow’rets never die.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb, 23 Jan 2003


JOHN KENNEDY (1871 - 7 Mar 1903)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 12 Mar 1903
Surnames: KENNEDY, CURTIN

The Medina friends of John KENNEDY, formerly of this place, have received the sad news of his tragic death, being struck and killed by a railroad train while crossing a track at Bowling Green, 0., on Saturday evening last. Deceased was thirty-two years of age and a nephew of Michael CURTIN of this village.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb, 21 Nov 2005


MARGARET KELLY KENNEDY (1869 - 15 Sep 1948)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, September 15, 1948
Surnames: KENNEDY, DRISCOLL, DUTCHER, KELLY

Mrs. Margaret KENNEDY, widow of Patrick J. KENNEDY, and a lifelong resident of Medina, died this morning at Our Lady of Victory Hospital, Lackawanna, following a long illness. Born in Medina, she was the daughter of the late James and Bridget KELLY. Mrs. KENNEDY was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church.

Surviving are four sons, the Rev. Joseph A. KENNEDY of Buffalo, Francis B. KENNEDY of Lockport, John P. KENNEDY of Medina and James B. KENNEDY of Bridgeport, Conn.; fourteen grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Thomas DRISCOLL of Rochester, and Sister Marie, of the Order of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Rochester; and one brother, John KELLY of Rochester. Her only daughter, Mrs. Merrill DUTCHER, died this spring.

Funeral services will be held from the Cleary Funeral Home, Park Avenue, Saturday morning at 10 o’clock, and at St. Mary’s Church at 10:30 o’clock. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.


Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal

Rev. Joseph KENNEDY Celebrates Mass For His Late Mother, A solemn High Mass for Mrs. Margaret KENNEDY, widow of Patrick J. KENNEDY, whose death occurred Wednesday, was celebrated Saturday morning at 10:30 o’clock at St. Mary’s Church, by her son, the Rev. Joseph A. KENNEDY.

Assisting were the Rev. Leo KINN as deacon, the Very Rev. Henry B. SHAW as subdeacon, and the Rev. Joseph O’CONNOR as master of ceremonies. The Mass was sung by William McGRATH.

Bearers were John P. KENNEDY, Jr., William S. COOPER, Benedict REGAN of Rochester, Joseph F. KELLY, Jr., and John KELLY of Detroit, Mich., and James KENNEDY, Jr., of Bridgeport, Conn. Interment was in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Priests in attendance at the Mass were the Rev. Harry W. OSBORNE, the Rev. James V. ENNIS, the Rev. John F. DONOHUE, the Rev. Francis A. CLANCY, the Rev. Francis P. RYAN, the Rev. James J. CORBETT, C. M., the Rev. Leo. J. GLYNN, the Rev. Robert A. HOWARD, the Rev. Joseph O’CONNOR, the Rev. Joseph WEBER, the Rev. Lawrence LOUGHNANE, the Rev. Joseph McPHERSON, the Rev. William DOERFLEIN, the Very Rev. Henry B. SHAW, the Rev. Joseph KENNEDY, and the Rev. Leo KINN.

Relatives and friends attending the services, were from Rochester, Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Lockport, Detroit, Mich., and Bridgeport, Conn.

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

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

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KENYON

DANIEL CHAFFEE KENYON (5 Sep 1829 - 1 Apr 1897)

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

Surnames: KENYON, DUGAR

Daniel KENYON died at his home in this town on Thursday, April 1st, at the age of 67 years. The funeral, which was largely attended, was held from the M. E. Church on Saturday, conducted by Rev. R. W. Copeland. Mr. Kenyon was born Sept. 5th 1829, at Amber, Onondaga Co., N.Y. and moved to Yates with his parents, Samuel and Julia KENYON, in 1833. He was married April 21st., 1857, to Mary L. DUGAR. He was a man held in high esteem by his townsmen, having been assessor of Yates for several years. He leaves, besides a large circle of friends, four children, three sons and one daughter - Charles, Clay, Ward and Ella - all of whom are married with the exception of Ward.

(Interment in Lynhaven Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb, 16 Oct 2007


DEWEY KENYON (3 Jun 1850 - 26 Nov 1926)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune, Thursday 2 Dec 1926

Surnames: KENYON

Dewey KENYON, aged 76 years, died Friday at the home of his brother, D. E. KENYON, at County Line where he has always lived. He is survived by two brothers, John of Medina and D. (Durham) E. of County Line. The funeral was held Sunday afternoon. Burial was in County Line Cemetery.

(Note: Dewey was buried in Hartland Cemetery in Niagara Co., NY)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb, 7 Mar 2008


JESSIE F. SLADE KENYON (21 Jul 1861 - 18 Dec 1953)

Newspaper: (probably) The Medina Daily Journal; dated abt Mon. 21 Dec. 1953

Surnames: KENYON, SLADE, CONLEY, LANE

Lyndonville - Funeral services for Mrs. Jessie F. KENYON, 92, widow of the late Charles KENYON, who died Friday, Dec. 18, in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Frank CONLEY, Murdock Road, will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 p.m. in the Ridgewood Union Church, of which she was a member. The Rev. Arthur Wright, pastor, will officiate and burial will be in Lynhaven Cemetery.

She had been ill for several weeks. Born in Town of Yates July 21, 1861, her parents were the late Abner and. Amanda Slade. Surviving in addition to Mrs. CoONLEY are another daughter, Mrs. Rea LANE of Lockport, seven grandchildren and 17 greatgrandchildren; also four nieces and one nephew.

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

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb, 20 Jan 2006


MARY A. EDMONDS KENYON (Jul 1866 - 14 Mar 1926)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune, 18 Mar 1926

Surnames: KENYON, EDMONDS, GOULD, ROACHE, ROGERS, SPROUL

Mrs. Clay C. KENYON died at 12:30 Sunday at the family home on Eagle street after a long illness. She is survived by her husband, two daughters, Mrs. Earl ROACHE, of this place and Mrs. Lawrence SPROUL of La La Salle(?), one sister, Mrs. Fred GOULD, of Buffalo, one brother, Andrew EDMONDS, of Detroit, Mich., and two grandchildren. The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon and was in charge of Medina Chapter Eastern Star. Burial was in Lynhaven Cemetery, Lyndonville.


Newspaper: The Medina Daily Journal, 17 Mar 1926

The funeral services of the late Mary A. KENYON was held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 at the home. The impressive service of the Order of the Eastern Star was given, followed by a prayer by Dr. L. L. ROGERS. Burial at Lyndonville. The bearers were E. E. Crook, J. D. Miller, J. G. Berry, H. N.Stebbins, A. W. Richmond and J. D. Harrigan. Among those from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Fred Goold, Miss Vaunch Goold, Elton Morgan, Edmond Morgan, Miss William Raffel, Buffalo; Mr. and Mrs. Charles KENYON, Mrs. Lucy Weld, Mr. and Mrs. Henry KENYON, Mrs. Rae Lane, Ridgewood, Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Coeman, Lockport and friends from Gasport, Millers, Lyndonville, Albion, Barre Center and Knowlesville.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb, 9 Oct 2011


MAYNARD KENYON (6 Mar 1871 - 10 Sep 1892)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 22 Sept. 1892

Surnames: KENYON

County Line - Funeral services over the remains of Maynard KENYON were observed on Monday, the 12th inst., at 1 p.m., at the County Line church, the Rev. J. O. Haselton officiating. Interment in the Lynhaven Cemetery. Mr. KENYON was born on the Shore road, twenty-one years ago, and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank KENYON, of that place. His bereaved parents and sister have the sympathy of all.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb, 24 Feb 2006


REV. RANDALL A. KENYON (29 Apr 1884 - 20 Feb 1940)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; 2/21/1940

Surnames: KENYON, BARTLETT, BOWEN, DICKMAN, TIMMERMAN, TORPY

Funeral services for Rev. Randall A. KENYON, one time assistant editor of the Medina Register, whose death occurred at his home in Hilton Tuesday following a seventeen year illness, will be held from his late home in that village Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Burial will be in Boxwood Cemetery, Medina, at 4 p.m.

Rev. KENYON was a resident of Medina for several years, during which time he was associated with the late M.A. BOWEN, his father-in-law, editor and publisher of the Medina Register. Following his residence here he entered the Baptist ministry. He was pastor of Baptists Churches at Hamlin and Hilton and while serving in a similar capacity in the middlewest he was stricken ill. He returned to his home in Hilton, where he has resided since that time.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Marion BOWEN KENYON; three daughters, Mrs. G. Roger DICKMAN of Painted Post; Mrs. Gene BARTLETT of Syracuse and Miss Marion KENYON of Hilton; two sons, Charles B. of Spencerport and Randall A. KENYON Jr. of Hilton; two sisters, Mrs. F. TORPY of Rochester and Mrs. E. TIMMERMAN of Hilton and three brothers, Henry N. of Rochester; Charles H. of Morton and William H. of Albion; and two granddaughters.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 23 Apr 2004


ROBERT KENYON (1809 - Spring 1889)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 6 June 1889

Surnames: KENYON

Robert KENYON, formerly of Kenyonville, in this county, died at Hastings, Barre county, Michigan, lately, at the advanced age of eighty years.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 235 Jan 2006

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KEPNER

OLIVE G. BELLAMY KEPNER (31 May 1900 - 12 Nov 1989)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 11/13/1989
Surnames: KEPNER, BELLAMY, RICHES, GOLLAN, ALLPORT, YATES, ARNETT, HAMMACK, BOWERS, VAUGHN, LACEY

Mrs. Olive G. KEPNER, 89, of Medina, died Sunday morning at the Medina Memorial Hospital after a short illness. Born in Michigan on May 31, 1900, the daughter of Frank and Gertrude BELLAMY, she had spent most of her adult life in Orleans County.

Mrs. KEPNER is survived by two sons, Robert (Jacqueline) KEPNER of Lyndonville and Horace KEPNER of Medina; six daughters, Mrs. Horace (Naomi) RICHES of Medina, Bernadine GOLLAN of Youngstown, Ohio, Mrs Raymond (Edna) ALLPORT of Medina, Pauline YATES of Medina, Mrs. Charles (Jeanne) ARNETT Sr. of Medina and Mrs. Cecil (Patricia) HAMMACK of Hinesville, Ga., 31 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; also, a grandson, David BOWERS of Youngstown, Ohio.

She was predeceased by her husband, Edward F. KEPNER in 1946; two sons, Roy KEPNER and Walter KEPNER, who was killed in World War ll, and two daughters, Viola VAUGHN and Fern LACEY.

Relatives and friends may call at the Houseman Funeral Home, 228 Park Ave. today (2-5, 7-9 p.m.). The Rev. H. Burton Entrekin will officiate at a 2 p.m. service at the funeral home on Tuesday, with burial in Boxwood Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Nov 25, 2001

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KERR

ROBERT L. KERR (10 Apr 1926 - 24 Apr 1950)
ROBERT L. SMITH (8 Mar 1924 - 24 Apr 1950)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Apr. 25, 1950
Surnames: BRIGHTENFIELD, FELLER, KERR, KLEIN, LEWIS, SMITH, STERNER

Youths 24 And 26 Die In Circling Home At Corfu
CAA Investigating, Say Plane May Have Hit Wires

The crash of a light airplane shortly after 3:30 yesterday afternoon in a pasture lot near Corfu claimed the life of a young Medina man, the pilot, and that of his flying companion and fellow worker, a resident of that Genesee County village. The dead men are Robert L. KERR, 24, of 318 West Avenue, Medina, pilot, and Robert L. SMITH, 26, of Genesee Street, Corfu.

According to witnesses the plane crashed when it was flying low over the home of Smith’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert J. SMITH, who reside on Ganson Avenue, Corfu. Young KERR, an employee of the Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. store, in Medina, left Medina Airport yesterday afternoon to fly to Corfu to pick up Smith, who was assistant manager in the store in which KERR was employed. He landed in a field near the Smith home to take his friend for a pleasure ride.

Mrs. LaVern SMITH, a sister-in-law of the deceased Corfu man, stated last night that young KERR landed in front of the Genesee Street house where her family also lives. Young SMITH with his wife, Beatrice, and their 11 months old daughter, Patricia, came out of the house to greet them. SMITH got into the plane and he and KERR started out for a ride. They watched the plane as it circled the countryside and say it circled over the father-in-law’s house, some distance away. Suddenly the plane seemed to stop and immediately disappeared.

Sensing that a crash had taken place the family group, who had been watching, raced for the scene in a car. In the meantime the mother of SMITH had heard the plane overhead and going to the kitchen of her home she reached the window just in time to see the plane crash in the pasture lot just a few hundred feet in the rear of the home. Dr. Sydney McLOUTH, also a Genesee County coroner, was called by the elder Mrs. SMITH and it was not until he reached the scene of the crash that she knew it was her son in the plane. SMITH was apparently killed instantly from a fractured skull and crushed chest. KERR died at 9:15 o’clock last night in St. Jerome’s Hospital, Batavia, where he was taken in an ambulance following the crash. He was suffering from fractures of both legs, a fractured neck and internal injuries.

The two men were taken from the plane, a two seater Aeronca, by Chief Arthur BRADE of the Corfu Fire Department and Fireman Marion N. WEED. The entire front part of the plane was demolished with the propellor and engine burying themselves in the ground. The landing gear was stripped from the machine. Witnesses in the neighborhood of the crash stated that the plane seemed to be in difficulty where it was flying low over the Smith home. The Medina man had been piloting a plane for the past three years. He purchased his plane about nine months ago from William BAKER and H. H. JACKSON, both Medina men, and it was being kept in the hangar at the Medina Airport. Airport officials stated today that the plane was in apparent perfect condition when it left the local airport. KERR was considered a good pilot and above the average in observing safety precautions. An investigation of the accident is being made by Inspector Harold L. KEMP, State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Batavia Barracks, and by Mr. MILLER of the Civil Aeronautics Administration of Buffalo.

The CAA stated this morning that the investigation has not been completed. The motor of the plane bore no indication of being faulty and it is quite certain that it would have operated well in a take off or landing. Marks on the wings which bear resemblance to brush marks from wires are being analyzed as a possible solution to the cause of the accident. The fact that the plane was flying low and came in contact with wires or a tree top would not have given the pilot sufficient time to right his machine before striking the ground. Coroner McLouth has issued certificates of accidental death for both men.

Among those who immediately rushed to the scene of the accident was John FELLER of Medina, a brother-in-law of SMITH. FELLER, also a pilot, received his instructions at about the same time as Young KERR. Said FELLER, 'I don’t know what could have happened. He was a good pilot. He even had enough presence of mind to turn off the ignition key before the crash. I was going to take a trip with him Wednesday afternoon to take some aerial photographs of Medina places.

Robert L. SMITH was born in Corfu March 8, 1924. He attended schools in that village and was graduated from Corfu High School. He served two and half years in the U. S. Navy during the recent World War. He joined his brother, Elmo, in the Medina A & P Store about four years ago and had been employed there since that time. Surviving are his widow, Beatrice Klein SMITH, and one daughter, Patricia; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert J. SMITH, two sisters, Mrs. John FELLER of Medina, and Mrs. Albert BRIGHTENFIELD of Corfu and two brothers, Elmo of Knowlesvllle and LaVerne of Corfu.

Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 9 o’clock from the home of his parents in Corfu, and at 9:30 a. m. in St. Francis Church, Corfu. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Lancaster.

Robert L. KERR was born April 10, 1926 in Toledo, Ohio. His parents are Ivan F. and Ruth LEWIS KERR of 318 West Avenue. He lived with his parents in Bowling Green, Ohio and Henderson, Kentucky before moving to Medina in January 1936 when Mr. KERR came here in the employ of the H. J. Heinz Co. He attended and was graduated from Medina High School. His schooling was interrupted by World War II. He enlisted in the Army Air Force in December 1944 and served with the 5th Air Force in Japan. He was discharged at Ft. Dix, N. J. on August 26, 1946. He returned to receive his high school graduation in the Class of 1948. Robert KERR was a member of the Medina Methodist Church, the Army Air Force Reserve Corps; Orleans Lodge 1.0.0.F. 217 and Medina Encampment 106, both of which he was serving as an officer. He was also a member of Welcome Rebekah Lodge. For several years he had been employed in the Medina store of the A & P Tea Co. Surviving are his parents, two sisters, Carolyn L. KERR, a student in Bowling Green College, and Sara Jane at home; his grandmother, Mrs. Esther STERNER of Findlay, Ohio and several uncles and aunts.

Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 from the Hartt Funeral Home, Pearl Street, with the Rev. Reginald CORY officiating. Burial will be in Boxwood Cemetery.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 05 Apr 2002

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KERRISON

SIDNEY V. KERRISON (1883 - 3 Jun 1919)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs., 5 June 1919
Surnames: KERRISON

Sidney V. KERRISON passed away at the Medina Hospital about one o’clock Tuesday afternoon, death being caused by burns received by the gasoline explosion the day previous. Deceased was about 36 years of age and a man highly regarded in the community. He was formerly a member of the firm Grinnell & Kerrison, grocers, and since the dissolution of the firm had been associated with the Conway Dry Cleaning Company.

His widow (Laura) and one child and his aged parents survive. Mr. KERRISON was superintendent of the Methodist Sunday School, and his pastor, Rev. W. M. Heisler, will officiate at the funeral to be held at the residence on Eagle street this afternoon. The interment will be in Mt. Albion Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 27 Sep 2003

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KERSBURG

ROSALIE ZALENSKI KERSBURG (1846 - 19 Sep 1884)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 25 Sep 1884
Surnames: KERSBURG, ZALENSKI, GOODMAN, ADLER

The many friends of the family of J. N. KERSBURG were greatly shocked to learn, on Friday morning last, of the death of his estimable wife. Her illness was quite brief, but her disease, anaemia, baffled the best of medical skill, and at three a. m., on the 19th inst., her spirit departed to the heavenly land. Mrs. KERSBURG is universally spoken of as a most estimable lady, a devoted wife and a confiding and affectionate mother.

Deceased was the daughter of M. I. G. ZALENSKI, of Seneca Falls, N. Y., and sister of Mrs. S. H. (Sophia) GOODMAN, Mrs. L. (Anna) ADLER and Moses ZALENSKI, of this place. Her age was 38 years, fifteen of which had been passed in wedded life with Mr. KERSBURG in Medina. She leaves, besides her husband and the other near and dear relatives and friends, four children—two girls and two boys—whose ages range from eleven months to fourteen years, to mourn her loss. The afflicted family have the sympathy of our entire community in their great bereavement.

The funeral services were held at the residence on Center street on Sunday afternoon, Dr. Max Lounsburg, of Rochester, officiating, and was largely attended not only by our citizens but by friends from Albion, Rochester, Syracuse, Seneca Falls and elsewhere. The remains were taken to Mt. Albion Cemetery for interment.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 6 Feb 2009

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KERWIN

CAROLYN CLARK KERWIN (27 Dec 1861 - 6 Feb 1940)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Wed., 2/7/1940
Surnames: KERWIN, CLARK, GRACEY, McCONNELL

The death of Mrs. Carolyn McCONNELL KERWIN, 78, former Medina resident, occurred early this morning in Geneva where she had made her recent home. Mrs. KERWIN was the daughter of the late Aaron CLARK, proprietor of the Clark Hotel now know as the Walsh Hotel.

Surviving are a brother, Mark J. CLARK and a niece, Mrs. Lawrence GRACEY both of Geneva. Mrs. KERWIN will be brought to the Hartt Funeral HOme from where funeral services will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. Rev. A S. Lowrie will officiate and burial will be in Boxwood Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 16 Feb 2004


JAMES KERWIN (1820 - 2 Mar 1915)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 4 Mar 1915
Surnames: KERWIN

James KERWIN, aged 91 years, died on Tuesday in the Orleans County Hospital, where he had been several years.

(Interment in Old St. Joseph’s Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 31 Mar 2006

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KESLER

ANA H. WILSON KESLER (1886 - 6 Feb 1915)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 11 Feb 1915 (from a column called “About The County”)
Surnames: KESLER, WILSON

Mrs. George C. KESLER, of Holley, died at the Hahnemann hospital, Rochester, on Saturday, the cause being disease of the throat. Deceased was daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willis WILSON, of Knowlesville, and was born in West Kendall 28 years ago.

((nterment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 21 Mar 2006

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KIBLER

ANNA GRAVES KIBLER (29 Sep 1870 - 6 Mar 1940)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Thurs, 3/7/1940
Surnames: KIBLER, GRAVES, PETTIS

Former Resident Dies In Erie, Pa. Home

Funeral services for Mrs. Anna GRAVES KIBLER, widow of the late Charles KIBLER, and for many years a resident of Medina, whose death occurred in Erie, PA., on Wednesday, will be held from her late home in that city Saturday, March 9th, at 10 a.m. The remains will be brought to Medina for burial in the family plot at Boxwood Cemetery where services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Mrs. KIBLER had been a resident of Erie for the past five years.

Surviving are three sons, Rev. Gordon KIBLER of Scranton, PA., Donald KIBLER of Worcester, Mass., and Charles KIBLER of Erie Pa., and one daughter, Mrs. R.C. PETTIS of Erie.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 16 Feb 2004


LOUISE KIBLER (29 Jun 1866 - 9 Jun 1923)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 6/9/1923
Surnames: KIBLER, CULVER

The death of Miss Louise KIBLER occurred at her home on Church Street early Saturday morning. The deceased resided in Medina all her life and for many years was a faithful worker of the Presbyterian Church, being a teacher in the Sunday School there for nineteen years. Her lovable disposition and devout Christian character endeared her to many friends who will be grieved to learn of her death.

She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Minnie KIBLER, three sisters, Mrs. Theodore CULVER, the Misses Minnie and Emma KIBLER and three brothers, John, Charles, and Bertram.

Interment will be at Boxwood Cemetery; the Rev. W. L. Findlay will officiate.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Dec 20, 2001


WILHELMINA FOX KIBLER (30 Oct 1840- 5 Apr 1930)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 4/5/1930

Surnames: KIBLER, FOX, GOODSELL

Mrs. Minnie KIBLER passed away early this morning at the family home 321 West avenue after two week’s illness. She is survived by two sons John H. KIBLER and C. Bertram KIBLER. Also two daughters Misses Minnette and Emma KIBLER, two sisters, Mrs. Rachel GOODSELL and Mrs. Hannah GOODSELL of Lockport. Also ten grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. The deceased was a well known resident of Medina and possessed a very large circle of friends.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

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

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KIEBALA

GENEVIEVE MORTKA KIEBALA (31 Dec 1877 - 09 Feb 1949)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Thurs., Feb. 10, 1949
Surnames: BORODENKO, DEREFINKO, GORCYCA, KIEBALA, KUBATEK, PADOLESKI, SCHLEGEL.

Mrs. Genevieve KIEBALA, 71, widow of Vincent KIEBALA, died last night at her home, 412 Commercial Street, following a long illness.

Born in Poland, Dec. 31, 1877, she had resided in Medina most of her lifetime. A communicant of Sacred Heart Church, Mrs. KIEBALA was a member of the Rosary Society of the Church.

Surviving are three sons, Arthur and Leopold KIEBALA of Medina and Edmund KIEBALA of Batavia; four daughters, Mrs. Sophie PADOLESKI and Mrs. Marian SCHLEGEL of Medina, Mrs. Ethel GORCYCA of Batavia, and Mrs. Olga DEREFINKO of Buffalo; eleven grandchildren; and two sisters, Mrs. Joseph KUBATEK of Medina and Mrs. BORODENKO of Long Island.

Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 9:30 o'clock from her late residence and at 10 o'clock at Sacred Heart Church. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 28 Mar 2002

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KIEHL

ERNEST J. KIEHL (1858 - 10 Mar 1950)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, abt. Mon., Mar. 13, 1950
Surnames: KIEHL, LORD, SEELBINDER

The father of two Medina men, Ernest J. KIEHL, 91, retired farmer of the Town of Royalton, died Friday evening at 7:15 at his home on Peet St. in that township. He is survived by two sons, Ernest and Fred, both of Medina; two daughters, Mrs. Fred SEELBINDER, W. Shelby, and Mrs. Ilda LORD, Middleport; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Friends will call at the late home where funeral services will be conducted tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 the Rev. Frederick Schleef officiating. Burial will be in Royalton Mt. Ridge Cemetery.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 05 Apr 2002

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KILBORN

CLARENCE KILBORN (19 Sep 1894 - 11 Feb 1958)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Wed., Feb. 12, 1958
Surnames: KILBORN, WILKINSON

Clarence KILBORN, 63, of 219 East Center St., died last night in Veterans Hospital, Batavia, where he had been a patient for the past eight and one-half months. He was born in 1894 in Cape Vincent, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Truman KILBORN. In 1925 he was married in Kingston, Ont., to the former Alice Mae WILKINSON and they came to Medina at that time.

Mr. Kilborn had been employed by the Medina Iron and Brass Co. for twenty-seven years until his retirement four years ago. He attended the First Methodist Church and was a member of Butts-Clark Post, as past commander of the post. He was a veteran of World War I.

Surviving are his wife, Alice, at home; two sons (twins), Donald of Kenmore and Douglas of Ridgeway; five grandchildren; one brother, Luellis of Medina. Friends may call tomorrow at Barnes-Tuttle Funeral Home, Pearl St. Funeral arrangements are not complete at this time.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 27 Aug 2002

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KILEY

MARY KILEY (1834 - 26 Nov 1902)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 4 Dec. 1902
Surnames: KILEY

Mrs. Mary KILEY died at her home on South avenue, Wednesday evening, November 26th, aged sixty-eight years. The funeral services were held at St. Mary’s Church on Saturday morning and the body taken to Middleport for interment. Deceased is survived by three daughters and one son, all residents of this place.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 20 Sep 2005

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KILMER

CHARLES A. KILMER (17 Jan 1863 - 27 Apr 1909)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 6 May 1909 (from a column called “About The County”)
Surnames: KILMER

Charles Kilner (KILMER), residing at Childs, three miles north of Albion, died suddenly on Friday at his home aged 45 years.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 21 Feb 2006


ORVILLE KILMER (25 Mar 1859 - 8 Jun 1933)

Newspaper: Albion Advertiser, Friday June 16, 1933
Surnames: KILMER, BALLARD

Orville KILMER, 74 years old, died last Thursday at the home of his brother-in-law, Charles BALLARD, Rich's Corners. He leaves a stepmother, Mrs. Alice KILMER, Ransomville, several nieces and nephews.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Submitted by: Matt Ballard 9 Jul 2005


KILWORTH

SCOTT DONALD KILWORTH (24 Mar 1958 - 26 Mar 1958)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Thurs., March 27, 1958
Surnames: KILWORTH, POPE

Scott Donald KILWORTH, two-day-old infant son of Mr and Mrs. Donald (Bertha POPE) KILWORTH of Waverly Ave., died yesterday in Children’s Hospital, Buffalo. Private funeral service will be held Saturday from the Thibault Funeral Home at 10 a.m. with burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 27 Aug 2002

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KIMBALL

JOHN KIMBALL (1857 - 31 Mar 1897)

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

John KIMBALL, of Kenyonville, died on Wednesday of last week, aged forty years. Funeral on Friday at 11 o'clock and burial at Mt. Albion. Deceased leaves a wife and three children, besides a host of friends to mourn his demise. The Maccabees, of which he was a member, attended in a body.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 16 Oct 2007


KENNETH ROBERT KIMBALL (4 Feb 1945 - 16 Apr 1946)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, April 17, 1946
Surnames: KIMBALL, CROFTS, VEIDECK

Kenneth Robert KIMBALL, fourteen-months-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Kirk W. KIMBALL, of Knowlesville, died last night in Medina Memorial Hospital, five hours after he was admitted. The child was born in Medina. He is survived by his parents, Kirk and Viola M. KIMBALL; and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George VEIDECK of Rochester and Mrs. Myrtle KIMBALL of Knowlesville.

Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock from the Hartt Funeral Home, Pearl Street, with the Rev. W. C. CROFTS of the Knowlesville Presbyterian Church officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Albion Cemetery.

(Mother: Viola M. BIEDECK)

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

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

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KINCAID

NANCY G. RANDOLPH KINCAID (10 May 1829 - 23 May 1910)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 2 June 1910 (from a column called “About The County”)
Surnames: KINCAID, RANDOLPH

Nancy G. KINCAID, widow of the late John K. KINCAID, and an old resident of Albion and Knowlesville, died May 23rd of bronchial pneumonia. She was born in Michigan and was 81 years old.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 10 Feb 2006

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KING

CARLTON KING (30 Jan 1872 - 4 Aug 1906)

Newspaper: Orleans Republican (weekly), Wed. 22 Aug. 1906
Surnames: KING, ENGLISH

Carlton KING, youngest brother of Mrs. E. L. ENGLISH, died Aug. 4th at Fort Collins, Col., aged 34 years. The body was brought to Albion for burial.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 25 Mar 2005


CHARLES A. KING (16 Apr 1844 - 10 Mar 1885)

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

Charles A. KING, teller of the Orleans County National Bank at Albion, who shot himself on Thursday last, died at the residence of his father early Tuesday morning. The deed was committed in the office of Dr. Bailey, after some conversation in regard to the health of Mrs. KING. Mr. KING expressed his regret that the result of the act was not immediate death and all efforts made by the physicians to probe for the bullet were met in the appeal to be let a lone. The ball could not be found. There are numerous theories as to the cause of the suicide, none of which reflect in any way upon his honor and integrity. It is probable that a derangement of his faculties, from no particular cause, was responsible for his self-destruction.

Mr. KING was about forty years of age, a man generally esteemed and respected, efficient in his duties at the bank, and above reproach in his domestic relations. He had been in the employ of the bank since boyhood. He was a member of Albion Lodge A. 0. U. W., and during the war served in the 151st N. Y., Vols. His funeral was held at the Presbyterian church on Wednesday. He leaves a wife (Ellen HUNT) and two children (Henry & Marjorie), the oldest but ten years of age.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 23 Dec 2005


JAMES B. KING (May 1837 – 21 Jun 1918)

Newspaper: Orleans Republican 26 Jun 1918
Surnames: KING, ENGLISH

James B. KING, an old resident of Albion, died on Thursday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Eliza ENGLISH, aged 86 years. He was born in Brockport and is survived by the daughter with whom he resided.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Submitted by: Sarah Benjamin 31 Dec 2005


L. B. KING ( - 12 Oct 1895)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune, Thurs. 24 Oct 1895
Surnames: KING

L. B. KING, of Lockport, father of F. H. KING, of this place, committed suicide on the I2th inst., by jumping into the river at Niagara Falls, his body being swept by the current over the precipice. It is thought by his relatives that temporary insanity, caused by ill health, led him to commit the rash act.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 22 Apr 2011


NANCY KING (1848 – 3 May 1920)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; 6 May 1920
Surnames: KING, DYBALL

Mrs. Nancy KING, a former resident of Medina, died at the County Hospital Monday morning. The funeral was held from the home of her daughter, Mrs. James DYBALL, of Knowlesville, Tuesday afternoon. Rev. W. M. Heisler officiated. Interment at West Ridgeway.

(Interment in West Ridgeway Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 8 May 2014


PHEDORA L. KING (1842 - 3 Nov 1916)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune, "About The County", Thurs. 9 Nov 1916
Surnames: KING

Mrs. Phedora L. KING, aged 75 years, died Friday at her home in East Bank street, Albion. She was the widow of George KING.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 2 Jul 2012


RACHEL PROCTOR KING (28 Aug 1805 - 8 Nov 1884)

Newspaper: Orleans Republican, November 11, 1884 p.3
Surnames: KING, PROCTOR

Rachel P. KING, widow of the late Seth L. KING, died on Saturday last from paralysis, aged 79 years.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Submitted by: Sarah Benjamin 9 Oct 2005


SETH L. KING (15 Mar 1800 - 30 Jan 1883)

Newspaper: Orleans Republican January 31, 1883, Shore to Shore on page 3
Surnames: KING, BARBER, PROCTOR

Another of our oldest citizens has passed away.  Seth L. KING, who has been an invalid for several years, died yesterday morning.  He was born in Steventown (Stephentown), Rensselaer, March 15, 1800 and came to Albion in 1839.  In 1826 he was married to Harriet A. BARBER, and after her death was again married, in 1839, to Rachel PROCTOR, who now survives him.  He had seven children, only one of whom, James B. KING, is now living. 

Until old age incapacitated him, Mr. KING was one of our most active and enterprising citizens.  He was a public spirited, kind, obliging and friendly man, ever ready to confer a favor and impart needed advice.  During his declining years he was tenderly cared for by loving hands, which ministered to his wants with true devotion.  He was indeed a good man and he goes down to his grave mourned by all who knew him.  The funeral will be held from the family residence on Main Street tomorrow at 2 'clock.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Sarah Benjamin 9 Oct 2005

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KINGSLEY

AUGUSTA C. KINGSLEY (1833 - 3 Oct 1891)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune, Thurs. 8 Oct 1891
Surnames: KINGSLEY, HOLSENBURG, ALLEN, DRAKE

Mrs. William B. KINGSLEY died on Saturday evening, aged fifty-eight years. Deceased had for many years been a member of the Baptist church, and was also a member of the Royal Templars. Besides her husband and aged mother, a daughter - Mrs. E. C. HOLSENBURG and a son - William A. KINGSLEY of this place, and two sisters, Mrs. A. H. ALLEN, of St. Johns, Mich., and Mrs. Charles DRAKE, of Medina survive her. Funeral services were held at the family residence, on Tuesday, at two p.m., Rev. F. T. Latham officiating.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 12 Feb 2010


KATHERINE KINGSLEY (1842 - 15 Mar 1911)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs., 23 Mar 1911 (from a column called “About The County”)
Surnames: KINGSLEY

Miss Katherine KINGSLEY, of Albion, was found dead in her room on the 15th inst. She was 68 years old and had been in usual health.

)Interment in St. Joseph’s Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 3 Jul 2010


NEWELL KINGSLEY (1855 - 9 Jun 1919)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs., 12 June 1919
Surnames: KINGSLEY

The death of Newell KINGSLEY, aged 64 years, occurred Monday morning, at the home of Mr. Robert J. Steen, Vernon Street, Middleport, after a brief illness. He is survived by one son, George KINGSLEY of Lockport. The deceased for many years resided on a farm near West Shelby.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 27 Sep 2003

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KIRBY

HELENA C. MALONEY KIRBY (1878 - 5 Oct 1949)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Fri., Oct. 7, 1949
Surnames: KIRBY, MALONEY, COFFEY, DOOLITTLE, NESBITT

Albion - Mrs. Helena C. KIRBY, a native of Albion and lifelong resident here died Wednesday night in the Pagels Nursing Home here where she had been a patient for a few days. She was a daughter of the late Patrick MALONEY and Julie COFFEY MALONEY and the widow of C. (J.) Frank KIRBY, for many years a director of the Orleans County Automobile License Bureau. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Church.

Friends may call at the Merrill Funeral Home at 134 East State Street where the funeral will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow, with Mass in St. Joseph’s Church at 11 a.m. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. She leaves a sister, Mrs. Jay DOOLITTLE Sr. of Madison, Fla.; a niece, Mrs. Edward NESBITT of Albion; a nephew, Jay DOOLITTLE Jr., of Madison, Fla.; four great nieces, and one great nephew.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 18 Jun 2002


THOMAS A. KIRBY (22 Mar 1869 - 30 Jan 1922)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 2 Feb 1922
Surnames: KIRBY, GRIFFIN

Thomas A. KIRBY, former district attorney of Orleans county and vice-president of the Orleans County Bar Association, died at his home in Albion, Monday evening after a few hours illness. Mr. KIRBY, who was born in Albion in 1869, was one of the best known lawyers in Orleans County and an orator whose fame extended beyond the limits of his home county. His widow, Emily GRIFFIN is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. GRIFFIN, of this place.

(Interment in St. Joseph’s Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 9 May 2005

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KIRK

MARGARET EVA KIRK (10 Sep 1877 - 17 Nov 1950)

Newspaper: (probably) The Medina Daily Journal; dated 17 Nov. 1950
Surnames: KIRK, SILL

Lyndonville - Miss Margaret Eva KIRK, 73, died early this morning at her home on Maple Avenue, Lyndonville. She had been in poor health for the past six months.

Born September 10, 1877, in Hopkinton, Iowa, the daughter of John Calvin and Alice SILL KIRK, she attended Lenox College, Iowa, and was graduated from the Conservatory of that college in 1894. She taught music about 54 years. Coming to Lyndonville in 1945 from Edgewood, Iowa, she has resided with Mrs. Leona Fraser. Miss KIRK was a member of the Lyndonville Presbyterian Church, the Worthwhile Class and the Literary and Historical Club. Her only survivor is her foster sister, Mrs. Fraser, and several cousins.

Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2:30 p. m. from the Smythe Funeral Home, the Rev. Raymond H. Draffin officiating. Burial will be in Lynhaven Cemetery.

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

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 9 Jan 2006

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KIRKPATRICK

MARY McKENON KIRKPATRICK (Sep 1845 - 8 Jan 1905)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 12 Jan. 1905
Surnames: KIRKPATRICK

Knowlesville - Mrs. Mathew KIRKPATRICK died Sunday very suddenly while sitting in her chair. Funeral was held Wednesday at 11 o’clock. She leaves a husband, four daughters and one son to mourn their loss. The family have the sympathy of the community.

(Interment in Tanner Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 7 Jun 2006


MATTHEW KIRKPATRICK (Aug 1841 - 21 Sep 1918)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 26 Sept. 1918
Surnames: KIRKPATRICK

Matthew KIRKPATRICK died Saturday at his home near Knowlesville, aged 78 years. He is survived by one son, Alfred, of Middleport, and four daughters, Hannah, Margaret, of Jeddo and Emma at home.

(Interment in Tanner Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 7 Jun 2006

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KISZCZAK

KAROL KISZCZAK (1875 - 20 Dec 1959)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Mon., Dec. 21, 1959
Surnames: KISZCZAK

Karol KISZCZAK, who had resided at 516 Eagle St., died yesterday at the Bishop Nursing Home following a lingering illness. He was born in Poland 84 years ago and had resided in Medina for the past thirty years. Mr. KISZCZAK had been employed at the Butts and Slack Foundry for many years. He was a member of Sacred Heart Church.

Survivors include his wife, Agnes, of Poland; one granddaughter and one great-granddaughter, all of Poland. Funeral services will be held at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday from the Gulinski Funeral Home, 420 Eagle St., with a requiem 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)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 27 Jan 2003

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KLATT

LUELLA MAE HOUSEMAN KLATT (30 Aug 1896 - 27 Feb 1942)

Newspaper: The Medina Journal; dated Mon., 2 Mar 1942
Surnames: KLATT, HOUSEMAN, SMITH, WEST

Albion - Mrs. Luella Mae KLATT, 45, died at her home in Carlton Friday. She leaves three daughters, Mrs. Clarke SMITH, Miss Viola KLATT amd Miss Laura KLATT, all of Kent; five sons, William of Albion, Albert of Canal Zone, Arthur of Buffalo, Francis and Walter of Kent; three brothers, Elgin HOUSEMAN of Niagara Falls, Alva HOUSEMAN of Medina and Kenneth HOUSEMAN of Jeddo; two sisters, Miss Freda HOUSEMAN of Lyndonville and Mrs. Isabelle WEST of Tonawanda, and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held from McNalll's mortuary at 156 South Main Street, Albion, tomorrow at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Bates Road Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 24 Mar 2006


WALTER RUDOLPH KLATT (26 Oct 1915 – 16 Apr 1931)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 23 Apr 1931
Surnames: KLATT

Walter Rudolph KLATT was born October 26, 1915, baptized December 19, 1915, confirmed May 19, 1929 in Trinity Lutheran Church, Medina. A few weeks ago he was afflicted with an ear disease which developed into an abscess on the brain proving fatal in spite of all possible medical aid and causing his death on Thursday morning at 5:10 in a Lockport hospital, at the age of 15 years, 5 months and 20 days. He leaves to mourn his early departure: his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman KLATT, two brothers and one sister. Funeral services were conducted Saturday afternoon at 1 o'clock from the residence on St. John's road and at 2 o'clock from St. Paul's Lutheran church on County Line road. Interment at Lynhaven Cemetery, Rev. C. Poeckler officiating.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 10 Oct 2011

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KLEINSMITH

GRACE A. WEBB KLEINSMITH (17 Jul 1882 - 28 Apr 1949)

Newspaper: (probably) The Medina Daily Journal; dated Fri. 29 Apr. 1949
Surnames: KLEINSMITH, WEBB, SMIT

Lyndonville - The death of Mrs. Grace A. KLEINSMITH, 66, wife of Fred Kleinsmith, occurred suddenly in her 54 Garland Street home here Thursday, shortly after noon.

Mrs. KLEINSMITH was born in the Town of Hartland July 17, 1882, the daughter of the late Albert and Emma SMIT WEBB. She was married to Mr. KLEINSMITH in Chicago in 1903. After residing in the midwest for some time they moved to California where they resided for 12 years, moving to Knowlesville in 1921, where they operated a farm until three years ago. Since that time they have resided in Lyndonville. Surviving besides her husband is one son, Albert of White Plains, N.Y., a son Kenneth was killed in 1936; also several nephews and nieces.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2:30 p m. in the Smythe Funeral Home. The Rev. Thomas Tighe, pastor of the Presbyterian Church, will officiate and burial will be in Hartand Central Cemetery.

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

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 8 Dec 2005

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KLINE

PHILIP H. KLINE (1843 - 18 Dec 1907)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 22 Dec 1907
Surnames: KLINE, CLARK

- Philip H. KLINE, for many years credit man in the employ of H. B. Graves Furniture Company, Rochester, died suddenly on the 18th Inst, aged 64 years. He is survived by his wife, who was Carrie CLARK, formerly of Medina.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 5 Oct 2008

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KLOPP

HERMAN C. KLOPP (1888 - 5 Jan 1940)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs., 11 Jan 1940
Surnames: KLOPP

Sapling Kills Albion Man Cutting Wood
Fractured Skull Takes the Life of Herman Klopp

A certificate of accidental death was issued Saturday afternoon for Herman KLOPP, 52, of Albion, who was injured fatally about 1:30 p.m. the same day while cutting timber in Highley's Wood in the Culvert Road. Orleans County coroner, Dr. A. I. Eccleston, Waterport, who issued the certificate, said KLOPP had cut a tree which fell on a sapling. As KLOPP was trying to free the tree, the sapling sprang up and hit Klopp on the head, fracturing his skull. Freechon, KLOPP's son, who was working with his father summoned an ambulance, but Klopp died before it arrived.

KLOPP leaves his widow, Bertha; two daughters, Elizabeth and Charlotte, and six sons, John, Francis, Carl, Freechon, George and Harry. Funeral was held Tuesday in a funeral home at 134 E. State street, Albion.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 6 Sep 2003


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