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MEAD

ARTHUR M. MEAD (27 Jan 1889 - 05 Dec 1949)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Wed., 07 Dec 1949
Surnames: ALLIS, DIGEL, HILL, MEAD, REED, SADLER.

Albion - Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 p. m. in the Grinnell Funeral home here for the late Arthur M. MEAD, 60, whose death occurred in Eagle Harbor on Monday. The Rev. C. VanNORNAM of the Albion Methodist Church will officiate and burial will be in Waterport Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Emma (SADLER) MEAD of Eagle Harbor, a foster son, Douglas REED of the U. S. Army in Japan, three sisters, Mrs. Clement ALLIS of Kent, Mrs. Jay HILL of Rochester and Mrs. Howard DIGEL, of Wolcott, two brothers, Louis MEAD of Wolcott and William MEAD, of Warren, Ohio.

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb staff, 21 Mar 2002


HENRY W. MEAD (Jun 1865 - Oct 4, 1949)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Thurs., Oct. 6, 1949
Surnames: MEAD, HOWLETT

Albion - Henry MEAD, 84, died in Arnold Gregory Memorial Hospital here Tuesday. He was a member of the Knowlesville Methodist Church, and was a native of Knowlesville.

Friends may call at the Grinnell Funeral Home at 230 South Main Street, Albion, where services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow with the Rev. Kenneth Baker of Millville officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Albion Cemetery.

Survivors include a son, Claude MEAD of Albion RFD; a sister-in-law, Mrs. William HOWLETT, of Long Bridge Road, and two nephews, Gordon HOWLETT of Long Bridge Road and Freeman HOWLETT of Wooster, Ohio.

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb staff, 18 Jun 2002


INFANT MEAD (1918 - 12 Nov 1918)

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

North Ridgeway--The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lee MEAD died last Tuesday morning.

(Interment in West Ridgeway Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb staff, 11 Nov 2008


WILLIAM MEAD (1818 – 15 Oct 1894)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune, Thurs., 1 Nov 1894
Surnames: MEAD, KEARNEY, LUM

SUICIDE IN YATES

WILLIAM MEAD, AN OLD RESIDENT, TERMINATES HIS EARTHLY EXISTENCE BY HANGING.
The startling news was circulated on Tuesday of the death of William MEAD, an old and well known resident of Yates, under sad circumstances. Mr. MEAD, who had for some years led a hermit's life, occupying a large house entirely by himself, near the corners at Yates, and seldom associating or mingling with his neighbors, had been missed for some time, but as he had frequently gone away without informing anyone, nothing was thought of his absence. Monday night one of his neighbors discovered that his house was not locked, the front door being ajar, and went in, but failed to find him. Tuesday morning Constable Luman Fuller and others began to investigate, when the body of Mr. MEAD was soon found upstairs in his barn in a terrible condition. Coroner Scott was notified, who, after making an examination of the circumstances, decided an inquest unnecessary and turned the body over to his nephew John H. MEAD, of this place.

A note was found on a table in the house, the handwriting of which was recognized as being that of Mr. MEAD, and read as follows: "In the barn upstairs. Oct. 15th., 1894." --This note and the condition of the body made it only too evident to all present that the rash deed was committed two weeks ago last Monday. A chair was tipped over by his side, and his knees were only a few inches from the floor. The remains were buried Tuesday afternoon at Yates, Rev. L. C. Davis officiating. Among his papers a will was found leaving his real estate to his niece Mrs. J. D. KEARNEY and his personal property to his nephew, John R. MEAD, of Medina, who, and their next of kin, are his only surviving relatives in this country. The following letter, addressed to Chauncey H. Lum, Lyndonville, was also found, which shows that Mr. MEAD's act had been deliberately premeditated, and gives this reasons therefor:

Chauncey, you undoubtedly will be surprised of the course I am about to adopt. I have many reasons for so doing. Am tired of living in this sphere and intend to go to a more congenial clime among friends not enemies. No insanity about this case; Inquest not necessary; my mental faculties all right; perception good, notwithstanding the villifiers and slanderers to the contrary. They will have their reward; the time will come when retribution and compensation will have to be made. No one can injure another by word or deed with impunity. I can return at will although invisible, clairvoyants excepted, and know of passing events as though in the old body. Would prefer to have my body cremated, but it can't be. Don't take it to the church, direct from house to the alloted place. You will find the papers you will want in the drawer in bookcase; key on upper shelf of same. Hoping you will enjoy health and happiness to the end of your earthly existence, we shall meet again.
Farewell,
WILLIAM MEAD.
I have laid out a book of an interesting character—"Nineteenth Century Miracles." Would like you to read it.

Deceased was a native of England; was seventy-six years of age and had resided in this country about forty years. His occupation was that of a painter. Mr. MEAD was a great reader and thinker, an ardent Republican and in his younger days was quite sociable and companionable, but of late years had, for some reason, shunned his old friends and acquaintances who had learned to leave him alone until he had become in the unfortunate condition evidenced in his letter.

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb staff, 21 Oct 2011


WILLIAM MEAD (1845 - 17 Sep 1885)

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

The death of William MEAD, who has been sick for some time with consumption, occurred this morning at the residence of his sister, Mrs. J. D. KEARNEY, on South Avenue. Deceased was brother of John H. MEAD and was about forty years old. Funeral at the residence at 10 a. m. tomorrow. The burial will take place at Yates Center Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb staff, 28 Jan 2006

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MEADE

HORACE E. MEADE (3 Apr 1825 - 29 Jul 1895)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs., 1 Aug. 1895
Surnames: MEADE, DAVIS

Horace E. MEADE was born in Somerset, N.Y. , April 3, 1825, and died in Medina, July 29th, 1895, after a brief illness of three weeks, with pneumonia. There survive him his widow (Lovisa), one son, Fred, and a daughter, Mrs. E. C. DAVIS. He was married July 4th, 18?1 (looks like 1851), lived for several years near his birthplace, removing to Ridgeway in the spring of 1869.

About six years ago he moved to this village and engaged in business, in company with his son. He was successful as a farmer and as a business man. Far sighted, prompt, and with the energy of youth, he permitted no difficulty to stand in the way. His social qualities made him many friends who, with his stricken family, mourn his departure.

He was buried Wednesday afternoon from his late residence, with Masonic honors, the Rev. L. E. Rockwell officiating. The interment took place at Boxwood Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb staff, 17 Sep 2003


LOVISA M. MEADE (6 Jun 1830 - 15 Feb 1903)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 19 Feb 1903
Surnames: MEADE, DAVIS

The death of Mrs. Lovisa M. MEADE, widow of the late Horace E. MEADE, occurred at her home on South avenue Sunday morning, after a long illness. Her age was seventy- three years. The surviving children are Fred S. MEADE, of this place, and Mrs. E. C. DAVIS, of Brooklyn. The funeral was observed Monday afternoon, Rev. Dr. J. E. Williams officiating.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb staff, 21 Nov 2005


SOPHIA L. McWHORTER MEADE (Nov 1845 - 16 Jun 1923)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 6/18/1923
Surnames: MEADE, McWHORTER, REYNOLDS, GALLAGHER, CUMMINGS, HOWARD, GOULD
Bearers: SCOTT, HOWELL, ROSS, OLDS, HOWARD

Entered into rest, Saturday evening June 16th, Sophia L. MEADE, widow of the late John MEADE, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. E. B. REYNOLDS, after a lingering illness of several weeks. She is survived by five daughters, Mrs. J. P. GALLAGHER, Mrs. B. J. CUMMNGS, Mrs. Luella HOWARD, Mrs. R. J. GOULD and Mrs. E. B. REYNOLDS and several grandchildren. Mrs. MEADE was a member of the Presbyterian Church, the Womans Relief Corps, and the W. C. T. U. The funeral will be held from the Reynolds home Tuesday afternoon at 4:30, the Rev. W. L. Findlay officiating. Burial at Boxwood Cemetery.


Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 6/20/1923

The funeral of the late Sophia MEADE, widow of the late John MEADE, was held at the home of her daughter, Mrs. E. B. REYNOLDS, yesterday afternoon, the Rev. W. L. Findlay officiating. The Womens Relief Corps of which Mrs. Meade was a member, attended in a body. The bearers were Mark SCOTT, F. B. HOWELL, C. B. HOWELL, S. A. ROSS, Walter OLDS and Frank S. HOWARD. Burial at Boxwood. Among those from out of town were Dr. and Mrs. R. J. Gould and daughter, Ann Aleath, Mrs. Wallace Dunn, Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Ehmann and Mrs. George Brower (sp?), Buffalo; J. P Gallagher, Erie Pa.; Mr and Mrs. Harry Paine and son James, Holley; and Mr. and Mrs. Manley Hathaway, Knowlesville.

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

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MEALE

MARTHA WOODROW MEALE (1878 - 4 Oct 1949)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Wed., Oct. 5, 1949
Surnames: MEALE, BATT, WOODROW, CLARK, NUDD

Albion - Mrs. Martha W. MEALE, 74, a native of Yorkshire, England died yesterday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Fred BATT of Albion, after a long illness. Friends may call at the McNall Funeral Home at 156 North Main Street, Albion, where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow by the Rev. Mr. Hamilton, of the Albion Free Methodist Church.

She leaves a daughter, Mrs. BATT, and three grandchildren, Alfred M. BATT, Gordon D. BATT, and Marjory L. BATT, all of Albion; a brother, William WOODROW of East Shelby, as well as two of her brothers, Robert WOODROW and John WOODROW, and two sisters, Mrs. Kate CLARK and Mrs. Sarah NUDD, and several nieces and nephews in England.

(Interment in Millville Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 18 Jun 2002

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MEARS

AARON MEARS (2 Feb 1885 - 31 Oct 1949)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Tues., Nov. 1, 1949
Surnames: MEARS, HOUSEMAN, PIKE, HOLMES, ECKER, SPANTON

Lyndonville - Aaron MEARS, 64, a life-long resident of Orleans County died in his farm home near Millers October 31 following an illness of two years. Born February 2, 1885 at Oak Orchard-on-the-Ridge, his parents were the late Charles and Sylvia HOUSEMAN MEARS. He had been engaged in farming as long as his health permitted.

He is survived by his wife, Inez; three daughters, Mrs. Florence PIKE and Mrs. Ruth HOLMES of RD, Lyndonville and Miss Sylvia MEARS at home; two sons, Bernard and Wendall at home; one sister, Mrs. George ECKER; one brother, John MEARS of RD, Lyndonville; one aunt, Mrs. William SPANTON of Gaines; five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 from the home with the Rev. Thomas TIGHE officiating. Burial will be in Bates Road Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 21 Jun 2002


MARY MEARS (1805 - 1 Mar 1863)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs., Mar. 12, 1863
Surnames: MEARS

Died. Suddenly, on the 1st inst., Mrs. Mary MEARS, wife of Chauncey MEARS, of Ridgeway, aged 58 years.

(Interment in Bates Road Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 23 Jan 2003


WILLIAM ALLEN MEARS (5 Jul 1855 - 25 Mar 1942)

Newspaper: Medina Journal; Wed., 25 Mar 1942
Surnames: MEARS, ECKER, SPANTON, WALLACE

William MEARS, 87, life long resident of Orleans County, and many years a prominent farmer of the Town of Shelby, occurred this morning in the home of his niece, Mrs. George ECKER, Murdock Road, who had cared for him during the past two years of his illness.

Surviving are one sister, Mrs. Myra SPANTON, of West Gaines and a brother, Chauncey MEARS of West Shelby, and several nephews and nieces. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2:30 from his late home in Shelby with burial in Bates Road Cemetery.


Newspaper: Medina Journal, Mon, 30 Mar 1941

Funeral services for the late William A. MEARS who died early Wednesday morning at the home of his niece, Mrs. George ECKER, Murdock Road, Lyndonville, were held Saturday afternoon from his former home in Shelby Center.

The officiating clergyman was Rev. James Smith of Gowanda, a former Shelby pastor. Mrs. SMith sang two solos, "The old Rugged Cross" and "Sunrise" playing her own accompaniment on the harp. The bearers were Charles Evans, Paul Britt, William Ewald, Earl Hale, William Reak and Charles Haak.

Those from out of town who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Hugh McTique and sons, Mr. and Mrs. William Dutcher, of Buffalo; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Lyman, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie SPANTON and son, and Miss Alethe ECKER of Rochester; Mrs. George Quigley of Niagara Falls; Mr, and Mrs. Elmer MEARS and family and Howard SPANTON of Lockport; also friends and relatives from Gaines, Knowlesville, Barker, Lyndonville and Medina.

Mr. MEARS was born at Oak Orchard July 5, 1855. He married Miss Emma WALLACE who died February 8, 1929. He engaged in farming, and was a resident of the Town of Shelby for over sixty years, where he was a highly respected citizen. He retired from active farming some years ado, and for the past two years has made his home with Mr. and Mrs. ECKER, who cared for him during his last illness. Burial was in Bates Road Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 24 Mar 2006

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MEISNER

CHRISTOPHER J. MEISNER (12 Jul 1864 - 6 Jan 1941)

Newspaper: The Orleans American, Thursday, 16 Jan 1941, page 4
Surnames: LOWERY, MEISNER, ROFFE, ROLL.

Funeral services for Christopher MEISNER whose death occurred suddenly from a heart attack Monday, January 6, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Luverne ROFFE at East Shelby, where he had resided for the last five years, were held at the Heart Funeral Home in Medina Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock.

The Rev. A. S. LOWERY officiated. Burial was in West Shelby Cemetery (aka Mt. Pleasant Cemetery).

Mr. MEISNER was born July 12, 1864, near Hamilton, (Ontario), Canada, and had lived in Medina for 50 years. He was married to Miss Anna ROLL who died about five years ago. Surviving are one son, George MEISNER of Middleport, three grandsons and one granddaughter, also of Middleport.

Submitted by: Richard CallardFeb 4, 2002

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MELAND

ALBERT MEISTER (12 Mar 1887 - 19 Sep 1954)

Newspaper: (probably) The Medina Daily Journal; dated Mon. 20 Sept 1954
Surnames: MEISTER, ARNDT, WILL, CHURCHILL, HOLNBECK, TEWS

Lyndonville - Albert MEISTER, 67 years, So. Lyndonville Road, died in Buffalo General Hospital Sunday, September 19, after a prolonged illness. Mr. MEISTER was born in Germany March 12, 1887, and came to Buffalo about 1905. On June 13, 1908, he was united in marriage to Augusta ARNDT. They moved from Buffalo to this vicinity 42 years ago where they have engaged in farming ever since. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Medina.

Surviving besides his wife are three daughters, Mrs. Henry WILL, Buffalo; Mrs. Earl CHURCHILL and Mrs. Anthony HOLNBECK, Batavia; two sons, Otto and Elmer, Lyndonville, and nine grandchildren. Also three brothers and one sister, John of Lackawanna, Adolph, Gustof and Mrs. Albertina TEWS, all of Meckenburg, Germany. Funeral services will be held from his residence Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock in charge of the Rev. R. E. Malte, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial will be in West Ridgeway Cemetery.

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

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 20 Jan 2006

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MELAND

HELEN MAE HUTCHISON MELAND (1885 - 30 Jan 1940)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Tues., 30 Jan. 1940
Surnames: MELAND, HUTCHISON, LEIGH

Mrs. Austin MELAND died at her home, North Main street, Albion, early this morning from a stroke. She had been ill with the grippe.

She is survived by her husband, one daughter, Mrs. Howard LEIGH; and two grandsons, Robert and John LEIGH, all of Albion, and brother, John HUTCHISON of Park Avenue, Medina. Funeral services will be held from her home Thursday afternoon at 2:30. Rev. Mark Shenton of the Methodist church officiating. Burial will be at the Lynhaven Cemetery in Lyndonville.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 6 Sep 2003


IDA B. WATERBURY MELAND (30 Jan 1863 - 2 Mar 1950)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Fri., March 3, 1950
Surnames: MELAND, WATERBURY, WAYNE, SHELLEY

Lyndonville - Funeral services will be held Sunday, March 5 at 2:30 p.m. in her late Maple Ave. home in this village for the late Mrs. Ida B. MELAND, 87, whose death occurred on Thursday. The Rev. Raymond DRAFFIN of the Methodist Church will officiate and burial will be in Lynhaven Cemetery.

Born in the Town of Yates January 30, 1863 her parents were the late George A. and Eliza WATERBURY and she has spent her entire lifetime in Lyndonville and vicinity. She was a teacher in Lyndonville Schools for some time and later assisted her father in the post office as assistant postmaster. She married the late Charles F. MELAND in June 1907. Mr. MELAND died December 14, 1934.

She was a charter member of Yates Chapter 217 Order of Eastern Star and served as matron in 1912-13. She was a member of the W. B. A., formerly the Lady Macabees, and honorary member of the Literary and Historical Society and a member of Lyndonville Methodist Church where she was a member and active for many years in the W. S. C. S. and the Gleaner Class.

Shc is survived by three cousins, Mrs. Helena WATERBURY WAYNE of Carlton Station; Chester W. SHELLEY of Albion R. D. and Homer J. WATERBURY of Spencerport.

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb Staff, 3 Mar 2002

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MELFI

ANTHONY F. MELFI (1912 - 3 Mar 1933)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Wednesday, March 8, 1933
Surnames: MELFI

Tony MELFI, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph MELFI of Hulberton, died Saturday night in the Rochester General Hospital, several hours after shooting himself in the abdomen at his home.

(Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery)

Submitted by: Mark Rustay Jan 2, 2002

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MELVIN

REV. THOMAS MELVIN (1861 - 7 Mar 1915)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 11 March 1915
Surnames: MELVIN

The Rev. Thomas MELVIN, a Presbyterian clergyman who had held pastorates in Springwater, Marion, Lyndonville and Belmont, died in the latter place Sunday, aged 54 years.

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb Staff, 31 Mar 2006

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MENKE

JOSEPH HARTLEY MENKE (12 Aug 1901 - 3 Oct 1956)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Thurs., Oct. 4, 1956
Surnames: MENKE, BOWEN, ZIMMERMAN

Joseph Hartley MENKE, 55, partner and one of the founders of Cook Wholesale Co., distributors of food products and other goods throughout Western New York, died suddenly yesterday afternoon while visiting in the office of a local physician. Death was due to a coronary thrombosis. Mr. MENKE had been on a hunting and fishing trip with friends in Canada over the week end, returning to his home here, 401 West Center Street, Tuesday. Complaining of chest and arm pains he visited the office of Dr. H. J. BLANCHETJr. at 2:30 p.m. yesterday. Dr. BLANCHET was making arrangements for him to go to the Medina Memorial Hospital for a Cardiogram when he suddenly collapsed and died.

Mr. MENKE was born in Quincy, Illinois, August 12, 1901, and came to Medina with his parents, John S. MENKE and the late Lillian MENKE, when they took up residence here in 1919. He married Ervanna BOWEN in 1925 and they lived in Springfield, Missouri, for two years returning to Medina in 1927. Mr. MENKE became associated with S. A. Cook & Co. in the tobacco and food products distribution branch. A few years later, he and three others formed Cook Wholesale Co.

Mr. MENKE has long been active in community and fraternal affairs. His major interest lay in conservation work. He is a former president of the Medina Conservation Club, also of the Orleans County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs and currently was serving as an alternate delegate to the New York State Conservation Council representing the Lake Plains District. It was largely through his efforts that the present physical property of the club came into being. He served three terms on the Medina Board of Education, resigning to become commanding officer of Co. L, N.Y. State Guard, which he captained until it became federalized following World War II. Last spring Mr. MENKE was elected president of the Orleans County

Committee on Tuberculosis, Heart and Public Health. He has served on the board of directors for six years and served two years as chairman of the Patients Service Board of the Mt. Morris Tuberculosis Sanatorium. Mr. MENKE has been active in the Medina Chamber of Commerce since its organization in 1947. In the early years he was chairman of the Chamber’s vigilance committee which policed all solicitation and door-to-door selling in the community.

He was district warden of District 1 of the Orleans County Civilian Defense, having charge of all air raid warden activity in the Townships of Ridgeway, Shelby and Yates. Mr. MENKE headed the committee charged with the responsibility of raising $10,000 for the purchase of a community ambulance two years ago which resulted in the purchase and gift to the village of the present ambulance. Interested in firearms, Mr. MENKE possessed one of the finest collections of guns in Western New York. He was a member and past exalted ruler of Medina Lodge of Elks, a communicant of St. Mary’s Church and Medina Council, K. of C. and Medina Moose.

Surviving are his widow; two daughters, Miss Flora Linda MENKE, a teacher in Lyndonville Central School, and Mrs. John ZIMMERMAN, both of Medina; his father, John S. MENKE of Medina; a sister, Miss Mary MENKE of Medina, clerk of the Orleans C ounty Surrogate’s Court; four brothers, Philip of Medina, John of Niagara Falls; Robert of Ithaca and Richard of Buffalo, and three grandchildren, John, Flora Linda and Joseph Menke ZIMMERMAN.

Friends may call at his late home where the body is resting and from where prayer services will be held Saturday at 8:30 a.m. Funeral services will be held in St. Mary’s Church at 9 a.m. with burial in Boxwood Cemetery.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb Staff, 21 Aug 2002

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MERRILL

GIDEON MERRILL (29 Aug 1835 - 3 Aug 1898)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs. Aug. 4, 1898
Surnames: MERRILL

During the severe thunder and wind storm passing over Orleans county yesterday Gideon MERRILL, residing on the Ridge opposite Henry Ostrander’s, was struck by lightening and killed. His cousin, standing about five feet from him, escaped without harm. They were at the time in the barn, which, with its contents was burned.

Interment in West Gaines Cemetery)

(Note: Buried under the first name of Guilford)

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb Staff, 12 Jan 2003


HENRY JUDSON MERRILL (1859 - 16 Oct 1941)

Newspaper: The Orleans American and Weekly News, October 1941
Surnames: MERRILL, RONEY

Funeral Services for Henry Judson MERRILL, 82, who died at the Barber Hospital in Lyons last Thursday morning following an operation, were held from the residence in North Rose Sunday at 12 o'clock. Burial was in Kendall with Masonic services at the grave.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Mary MERRILL: one daughter, Mrs. Estella RONEY, North Rose; three grandsons, Gordon H. RONEY, Bridgeport, Conn., Frank F. RONEY, Boston Mass., and Merrill J. of Rochester.

(Interment in Beechwood Cemetery)

Submitted by: Sheila Strickland Mar 19, 2002


JOHN B. MERRILL (1862 - 28 Nov 1932)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Tues., Nov. 29, 1932
Surnames: MERRILL

John B. MERRILL, 70 years old, of the firm of J. B. Merrill & Son, furniture dealers and undertakers with stores at Albion and Holley, died today at his home in Holley after an illness of several months. Funeral services will be held at his home in Holley at 4 o’clock on Wednesday. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, Holley.

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb Staff, 9 Feb 2003


LUCINDA MERRILL (1825 - 6 Apr 1915)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 8 Apr. 1915
Surnames: MERRILL, FALCONER

Mrs. Lucinda MERRILL, aged 89 years, died on Monday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. James FALCONER, near Knowlesville. Besides Mrs. FALCONER, one son, Guy L. MERRILL, of Albion, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren survive.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb Staff, 12 Apr 2006

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MERRITT

CHARLES H. MERRITT ( - 3 Jan 1918)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 10 Jan 1918
Surnames: MERRITT, CHASE

Charles H. MERRITT, son of the late C.(Charles) J. Merritt, of this village, died in Chicago, January 3rd, 1918. He leaves a widow, Annie C. MERRITT, and two children, Marjorie and Crawford. He was a nephew of Miss Cynthia A. MERRITT, now in Washington, and a step-son of Mrs. C.(Julia CHASE) J. MERRITT, of Medina. Interment was at Urbana, Ohio.

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb Staff, 12 Sep 2005


CHARLES J. MERRITT (8 Jan 1841 - 7 Apr 1915)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; 8 Apr. 1915
Surnames: MERRITT, CHASE, FAIRCHILD, LOOMIS

Charles J. MERRITT, who died April 7th., was the eldest of the seven children of Levan W. and Cynthia P. (LOOMIS) MERRITT, and was born in Medina, January 8, 1841. His education was obtained in the schools of this village. In May, 1859, he left the home, going to Newton, Conn., to live. After the commencement of the Civil War he enlisted in the 5th Conn. Inf. Later he enlisted in the 1st. Conn. Cavalry, serving in Virginia eleven months, when he transferred to the Regular Army, serving there three years, being discharged September 11, 1865. After leaving the army he took up his residence in Chicago, Ill., where he remained about forty years.

He was a faithful member of the Grand Army of the Republic belonging to George H. Thomas Post, No. 5, Chicago. He was a charter member of the Sixth Presbyterian Church of that city, and served it as a Ruling Elder thirty years. He was also a member of the Board of Directors of McCormick Theological Seminary of that city nine years. He was a very patriotic man, of strict integrity and fixed principles, conscientious and tenderly considerate in his dealings with others.

He returned to Medina in 1904 and had since resided here. He was married in 1861, to Miss Esther B. FAIRCHILD, of Newton, Conn., who died in Chicago in 1890. Two children were born to them, a daughter, who died in early childhood, and a son, Charles H. MERRITT, of Chicago. In 1892, he married Miss Julia K. CHASE, of Medina, who survives him, as does also his son and two sisters, Miss Julia and Miss Cynthia MERRITT.

The funeral will be held at his late residence Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock, Rev. F. J. Milman officiating. Interment in Boxwood Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb Staff, 30 Apr 2006


CYNTHIA A. MERRITT (3 Jun 1847 - 10 Dec 1926)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune, Thurs., 16 Dec 1926
Surnames: MERRITT, LOOMIS

Cynthia A. MERRITT, daughter of the late Levan Wheeler MERRITT, and Cynthia Patience LOOMIS MERRITT, was born in Medina, June 3, 1847. Her education was obtained in the old Medina Academy, and for a number of years, she was a teacher in the same school.

For many years she was a member and active worker in St. John's church. The frail health of her later years called for a milder climate, and her time was divided between Southern California and Washington D. C. In the latter city her beautiful life was ended December 10, 1926. Her body was brought to Medina on Saturday, Dec.11, and the funeral was held at the home of John H. Chase, 406 West Ave. at three o'clock Sunday afternoon, December 12. It was fitting that she should rest for a few hours in the home where she was born, and from which her father, mother, four brothers and two sisters had been carried to their resting place in Boxwood Cemetery.

She leaves three nephews, Frank H. MERRITT of Milford, Iowa, James L. MERRITT, of Seattle, and Isaac H. MERRITT, of Denver, and two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Charles J. MERRITT, of Medina, and Mrs. Henry L. MERRITT of Denver.

The following old friends acted as bearers: George A. Newell, Charles N. Hood, A. G. Phillips, Charles M. Jackson, Dr. Thomas H. Agnew, and William H. Munson.

To her friends, the memory of her keen wit and bright intellect, her loving sympathy, and her wonderful patience through years of suffering, will always be an inspiration. For her---"The Journey is done, and the summit attained, and the barriers fall."

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb Staff, 23 Oct 2009


CYNTHIA PATIENCE LOOMIS MERRITT (1 Oct 1816 - 26 Jan 1897)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune, Medina, NY Jan 28, 1897
Surnames: MERRITT, BLAKE, CHASE, LOOMIS

Sad is the duty which calls us to chronicle the death of one of Medina’s oldest and most respected and beloved residents. In full assurance of her salvation in Christ Jesus, grateful to her heavenly Father for many promises fulfilled to her, at peace with God and in perfect charity with mankind, the pure spirit of Mrs. Cynthia Patience MERRITT winged its flight to the blessed Paradise of God at eight o’clock on Tuesday morning, January 26th. During the early autumn Mrs. MERRITT was confined to her bed with a severe illness from which by the invisible Hand, guiding both medical skill and tender ministrations of loved ones, she for a time rallied, occupying again her wonted place in the family circle, so that during the happy days of Christmastide and the early days of New Year her sweet countenance was seen to beam once more with the joy that filled her heart. But two weeks ago seized with an attack of bronchial pneumonia, she again took to her bed, receiving constant, affectionate care. But now the time of the Lord was fulfilled to her and she rose not again, only leaving the kind, thoughtful message to dear ones and then looking up and going forth into the eternal peace.

Mrs. Cynthia Patience LOOMIS MERRITT, only child of Roswell and Electa CHASE LOOMIS, was born in Grafton, Rensselser Co., N.Y., Oct 1st 1816. Her father dying before her birth, her widowed mother shortly after removed to Monroe county to reside with her brother, Benjamin CHASE, where five years later she married Hiram BLAKE. Their home was in Clarkson and there Mrs. Merritt’s earliest years were spent. In 1832 she came Medina to live in the family of her cousin Horace CHASE. Here she met Levan Wheeler MERRITT, to whom she was married April 21, 1840. To them were born seven children, four of whom survive her—Charles J., of Chicago; Henry S., of Iowa, and Misses Julia and Cynthia A., of Medina. Mr. MERRITT died ten years ago. Mrs. MERRITT was the last of her mother’s family. Her three half brothers-H.M. BLAKE, B. C. BLAKE and Major Edwin L. BLAKE—will be remembered by many in this vicinity.

For sixty-four years a resident of Medina, Mrs. MERRITT has seen the development of our flourishing village from a few homes in the virgin forest to what it is today. She ever took a deep interest in all that pertained to the welfare of the community, and loved to speak of the early days and of those who laid the foundation upon which now the superstructure of village life and enterprise is being raised. She lived much, however, in the present, participating sympathetically in all that the demands of the day exacted of her, while into the future of our national and village life she looked with an optimism and confidence born of faith in Him who is sovereign Ruler of all. The profound sympathy of an entire community will go out to the bereaved ones in their hour of sorrow, and this is especially true since the death so soon follows those of her children, the late Lee W., and H. Elsie.

The funeral will take place from the family residence, West street, on Friday afternoon at half past two o’clock.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

Submitted by: Gordon Merritt 20 Feb 2010


HENRIETTA ELSIE MERRITT (17 Oct 1849 - 28 Nov 1895)

Newspaper: Unknown
Surnames: MERRITT

Our community was shocked last Friday evening to learn of the unexpected death of Miss H. Elsie MERRITT. More than a year of suffering and prostration had been borne with such cheerfulness and patience that none but her immediate family and physician realized its seriousness. Very recently it became apparent that surgical interference of a grave character was immediately necessary in order to save her life. Last Wednesday the operation was successfully performed by Dr. DeWill G. Wilcox, of Lexington Heights Hospital, of Buffalo, assisted by Dr. Towner and Mosher of the same city, Dr. Swett, of this placed and Misses Underwood and Brace, nurses from the above hospital. Everything progressed favorably until Friday afternoon, when her vital forces began to fail rapidly and at seven o’clock just as the bell was calling the worshippers to the church [St. John’s Church] she so dearly loved she entered the perfect service of the King of Kings. Everyone who knew her feels the loss of a personal friend in her going out from among us. Her life was filled with self-forgotting, loving helpful deeds and a halo of beauty surrounded her in her home, her church and Sunday School, in the Order of King’s Daughters, the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union and wherever she was known. She was laid to rest in Boxwood Cemetery on Monday afternoon. The aged mother, the loving brothers and sisters, called so soon to part with another loved one, have the tender sympathy of the entire community.

…she lived for the good that she could do, not only in the home, but in the parish and in the community. Efficient above the average, possessed of the highest Christian characteristics and attainments, zealous, tender, affectionate, she impressed with her charming personality old and young alike… But it was in the Sunday school that she loved most to labor and there tell her little ones of Him… She was wont to seek out the members of her class during the week, to interest herself in their welfare and to visit them in their sickness. Hers was a personal interest in each one. And in return she enjoyed their confidence and fondest love... Her class was always a full one.

….She joined the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union the year that it was organized, 1883, and volunteered to become the corresponding secretary of the society. Each successive year she was re-elected to this office…

Submitted by: Gordon Merritt 20 Feb 2010


HENRY S. MERRITT (1851 - 25 Nov 1910)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Tues., Nov. 29, 1910
Surnames: MERRITT, HAVENS, PHELPS

Henry S. MERRITT died Nov. 25 at the State Hospital in Independence, Iowa, where he had been a patient for several years. He was the sixth child of the late Levan W. and Cynthia P. MERRITT, of this place, and his age was 59 years.

At an early age, in 1868, he went to Chicago and from there, in 1873, to Iowa, in which state his residence continued until death. In 1873 he married Urilla L. PHELPS, of Oregon, Ills., who died in 1879, leaving their two sons, Frank H., now of Milford, Iowa, and James L. of Seattle, Wash. In 1882 he married Ella HAVENS, of Elkader, Iowa, who survives him, together with their son, Isaac H., now of Denver, Col. There are four grandchildren living. He also is survived by his brother, Charles J., of this place, and sisters, Miss Julia and Miss Cynthia A. MERRITT of Pasadena, Cal.

His body was brought here for burial, accompanied by his wife and eldest son, and f uneral services will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m., at his brother's home, Rev. J. H. HERENDEEN officiating. Interment in Boxwood Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb Staff, 2 Mar 2002


JULIA MERRITT (Jun 1842 - 27 Apr 1916)

Newspaper: MEDINA DAILY JOURNAL: FRIDAY, 28 APR 1916
Surnames: MERRITT

A telegram received last evening by Mrs. Charles MERRITT announced the sudden death of Miss Julia MERRITT at Washington, D.C., in which city she and her sister, Miss Cynthia, had been spending the winter. Miss MERRITT had been in poor health for some time, but she had been very comfortable during the winter until a sudden cold, contracted but a little over a week ago, confined her to her bed, though even as late as Wednesday her condition was not considered as critical.

The body will be brought to Medina on Saturday afternoon and the funeral will take place on Sunday afternoon. The place of holding the funeral service will be announced in tomorrow's Daily Journal. The family requests that friends will kindly omit flowers.


Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal of Sat., 29 Apr 1916

The funeral of Miss Julia MERRITT will be held Sunday afternoon at the Merritt Homestead at three o'clock, Rev. Charles Sparks, of St. John's church, officiating. Interment will be at Boxwood Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb Staff, 20 May 2010


LEE WHEELER MERRITT (22 Feb 1858 - 11 Jul 1895)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune, Medina, NY, July 11, 1895
Surnames: MERRITT

Died on Thursday, July 4th, 1895, at the family residence on West street, of a complication of diseases, Lee Wheeler MERRITT, in the thirty-eighth year of his age. The subject of this notice, youngest son of Levan W. MERRITT, was born in Medina, February 22d, 1858. He received an education at the Medina Free Academy, and displaying an early inclination for mercantile life, entered the firm of Goodman & Landauer in 1878, when only fifteen years of age. He retained his connection with the same house, following its various fortunes and changes of partners until his fatal illness. This remarkably long business engagement of over twenty-two years was the result both of his stability of character and good business qualities, and of his great personal regad for Mr. Landauer, whose sudden death was a severe shock and undoubtedly aggravated the disease which ruined his health.

Mr. MERRITT was a devout and faithful communicant of St. John's Church, having been confirmed by Bishop Coxe in 1878. He was a very prominent in all church matters, held the office of warden, and that of vestryman for many years. His deep interest in the cause of Christ and religion was shown by his hearty support and encouragement of all church work and enterprise and his very generous contribution for such purposes. St. John's Church contains many lasting evidences of his liberality. In business he won the regard and esteem of his associates and all with whom he had dealings by his strict integrity, accommodating spirit and friendly sociability. As a citizen he was a staunch Republican, but never mixed with politics nor sought or held office. He was ever found on the side of good order and public morality and every effort in such directions always received his approval and assistance. His charity was open-handed and unstinted but very unostentatious. The poor and needy never appealed to him in vain. In social life he had the strongest attachment for his personal friends, constantly expressing his regard by acts of kindness and generosity.

But it was in the sacred precincts of the family circle that the beauty and purity of his character shone to its fullest and truest light. A loving, unselfish son and brother, home was ever to him the dearest spot on earth, and its dear ones the objects of his fondest affection and solicitude. His tender devotion to his aged mother was extremely touching. With characteristic self-sacrifice he concealed his true condition of ill health from her to the very last, for fear of causing her trouble and anxiety. His constitution undermined by disease, bravely and silently endured for months, a severe illness of less than three weeks terminated suddenly of heart failure, and on Sunday last the mortal remains of Lee Merritt were laid by loving hands in their last resting place in Boxwood Cemetery amid a profusion of flowers and evergreens in the presence of a host of his sorrowing relatives and friends, and the Rev. Robert L. Macfarlane committed his body to its earth and his soul to God who gave it, with the sad solemn services of the church he loved.

Beside his widowed mother, two brothers and three sisters are lest in dire bereavement, only sustained and soothed by an unfaltering trust in him who has said to their beloved, "Enter then into the joy of the Lord".

Submitted by: Gordon Merritt 20 Feb 2010


LEVAN WHEELER MERRITT (24 Jun 1806 - 23 Aug 1886)

Newspaper: The Medina Register, 26 Aug 1886
Surnames: MERRITT, BLAKE, JOHNSON, LOOMIS

Last Monday, August 23rd, the community was shocked to hear of the death of our much esteemed townsman, Levan W. MERRITT, which occurred that morning at 1:15 o’clock.

Mr. MERRITT was born in Sandy Hook, Fairfield Co., Conn., June 24, 1806, which made him in his eighty-first year at the time of his death. He came to Medina in November, 1833, and for several years was engaged as clerk for Chase & Britt, on the canal dock. In 1840 he bought and operated the flouring mill now occupied by B.A. Gilbert. After selling the mill, he retired from active business.

He was married April 21, 1840 to Cynthia P. LOOMIS, of Clarkson, Monroe Co., N.Y., a half sister to B.C. BLAKE. Seven children were born to Mr. and Mrs. MERRITT, four sons, Chas. J. of Chicago, Henry S. of Elkader, Iowa, Lee W., of Medina and one that died in infancy. Their three daughters are Julia, Cynthia A., and H. Elsie, of Medina.

He leaves behind his grief stricken widow and children an aged sister, Mrs. Julia M. JOHNSON, of Newtown, Conn., who is the last member of his father’s family. He built the house where he died in 1841, and with the assistance of Adam Garter, as surveyor, laid out, platted and mapped Boxwood Cemetery.

He was baptized in Trinity Church, Newtown, Conn., and was a regular attendant at St. John’s church in this village. He was for several years a member of the vestry and was looking forward with pleasure to the semi-centennial of the church, he having been here at its consecration.

He served several terms as Trustee, Board of Education. Other elective offices in the county he was repeatedly requested to accept, but declined to do so. He set out the first shade trees that were ever placed in the streets of Medina. He was a member of the first Fire Co., organized here. His reputation as a practical business man together with his undoubted integrity made him subject to many calls from residents to settle their estates. His death was not the result of disease, but of the gradual giving away of the system that attends old age.

Both of his sons from the west and a nephew, E.L. JOHNSON, of Newtown, Conn., are here to attend the funeral which occurs at the house this afternoon at 3 o’clock, Rev. W.W. Walsh officiating.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

Submitted by: Gordon Merritt 20 Feb 2010


LOUIS O. MERRITT ( - Mar 1948)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 18 Mar 1948
Surnames: MERRITT, CONGDON, FILES

MAN KILLED IN CRASH OF AUTO AND TRAILER TRUCK
Funeral services were held at the Merrill Funeral home, Holley, on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. for Louis 0. MERRITT, 53, of Morton and formerly of Murray, who was killed instantly in an accident at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

According to the Orleans County Sheriff's department, MERRITT was killed when the car in which he was riding with Albert Tomasche, 51, of Kendall was struck by a loaded trailer truck owned by the Fred D. Langdon truck lines of Lyndonville. A witness, John Gardner of Waterport, told sheriff's deputies that the car, going around 25 miles an hour on the Kendall rd., crossed the Ridge rd. at Murray without stopping for the intersection.

Residents of the area report that requests have been made for the installation or some sort of traffic blinker system at that intersection, where a number of accidents have occurred. The Sheriffs department reported that the trailer truck which demolished the Tomaschke car in the Murray crash jack-knifed across the Ridge rd. and held up traffic for some time. The truck was driven by Frank Jones, 55, of Lyndonville, and was headed west, loaded with oil.

MERRITT was an employee of the Duffy-Mott Canning company of Hamlin. He was the father of Sgt. Richard MERRITT, who was killed in the Philippines in World war II. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Emogene MERRITT of Hamlin; a daughter, Mrs. Lewis CONGDON of Morton; a son, David MERRITT of Kent; a sister, Mrs. A. C. FILES of Clarkson, and two grandchildren.

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb Staff, 23 Jun 2008


WILLIAM H. MERRITT (21 Apr 1864 - 31 Mar 1950)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Mon., April 3, 1950
Surnames: MERRITT, PORTER, COOPER

William H. MERRITT, age 85, died late Friday night at the Criswell Nursing Home, West Center St., where he had been a patient for a period of two weeks.

He came to Orleans County from Binghamton about 18 years ago and had resided in Medina for the past few years at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Lewis PORTER, 360 West Oak Orchard Street. He is survived by another daughter, Mrs. Floyd COOPER, West Gaines; six grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, one great great grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held from Thibault Funeral Home tomorrow afternoon at 2 p. m. with the Rev. Reginald CORY of the Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, West Shelby.

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb Staff, 7 Mar 2002

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MESKILL

JAMES MESKILL (1873 - 19 Aug 1944)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican-American, Thursday, August 24, 1944, page 8
Surnames: MESKILL

James Meskill, 71, of Holley, died Saturday, August 19th in the Arnold Gregory Hospital here after a long illness.

Submitted by: Mark Rustay Dec 18, 2001

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METZ

EDITH M. WHEELER METZ (Jul 1878 - 2 Jul 1923)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Tues. 3 Jul 1923
Surnames: METZ, WHEELER, STORK, ALDERSON, CARSON, LEWIS

Mrs. Edith METZ, aged 44 years, wife of William METZ of the Culvert committed suicide by drowning in the canal early this morning. The body of Mrs. METZ was discovered floating on the canal by John E. Higgins of Knowlesville, bridge tender of the lift bridge of Knowlesville, at 9.30 this morning. Mr. Higgins summoned aid and the body was removed and Coroner Edward Munson of this place summoned. At the same time the body was discovered search was being made around the Metz farm by Mr. METZ and his family.

The METZ family lived on the White farm now owned by Willis Prudden of Medina. The farm is situated on the Million Dollar Highway about two miles east of Medina. Mr. METZ has worked this farm for several years. The farm was sold last year by Dr. W. Stocking of this place to Mr. Prudden. About seven twenty this morning Mrs. METZ, after kissing her two children, Marion aged 15 and William aged 11, good bye took a basin and started toward the rear of the farm to pick cherries, she said. Shortly afterward a shower came up, and Marion started toward the cherry trees with an umbrella in search of her mother. When the girl reached the trees, she found the basin on the ground and her mother missing. She at once notified her father who was working with Mr. Prudden near by and a search was instituted.

Mr. METZ, who is a properous(sic)farmer, stated this morning that his wife had enjoyed the best of health until the past few weeks when her physical condition changed and she became somewhat melancholy. The daughter Marion, who is a student at Medina High School, said that several times recently her mother remarked that "she felt like jumping in the canal."

The deceased was formerly Edith WHEELER of this place and is survived by her husband and children and four sisters, Mrs. James STORK, Mrs. Emmett ALDERSON, Mrs. Ora CARSON, Mrs. Charles LEWIS and two brothers, Albert and Wayne, all of Medina. Coroner Munson removed the body to the undertaking parlors of H. LeBaron Hartt Company where an inquest will be held.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb Staff, 26 Sep 2011


FRANK METZ (May 1831 - 19 Jan 1919)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 23 Jan. 1919
Surnames: METZ

Frank METZ, an old and well known resident of the town of Ridgeway, passed away on Sunday last at his home on the State road, north of Medina, aged 87 years. He is survived by his widow and one son, Louis F. METZ, of Medina. The funeral was held Tuesday morning at St. Mary's Church.

(Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb Staff, 31 May 2007

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MEYER(S)

DAVID MEYERS (1852 - Mar 1937)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 19 Mar 1937
Surnames: MEYERS, SMITH

Shelby Center -- Mrs. Mabel SMITH had received word of the death of David MEYERS of Buffalo, aged eighty-four years. He was brought to Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, West SHelby, for burial wednesday afternoon, Mar. 17th. Mr. MEYERS is well known around here, having lived in this vicinity for many years prior ro his moving to Buffalo.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 18 Feb 2007


KATHARINE DIBBLE MEYER (1858 - 13 Feb 1904)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Tues., 16 Feb 1904
Surnames: MEYER, DIBBLE

The death of Mrs. Katherine D. MEYER occurred Saturday evening at her home about two miles east of thus village. Deceased was forty-seven years of age. The funeral was held this afternoon at her late home. Interment in Tanner Cemetery.


Newspaper: Medina Tribune, Thurs., 18 Feb 1904

Mrs. Katharine D. MEYER died on Saturday at her home two miles east of Medina, aged forty-seven years. The funeral occurred Tuesday afternoon; interment in Tanner cemetery.


Newspaper: Medina Tribune, Thurs., 18 Feb 1904

Knowlesville - Mrs. Henry Myres (MEYER), who has been gradually failing in health for a long time, died last Saturday night. Funeral services for her were held in the late home Tuesday afternoon at two o’clock. She leaves a husband, two sons, grown to manhood and a little daughter of nine years to mourn her loss. Our sympathies are extended to the bereaved ones.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 4 Feb 2004


MARY CLIFF MEYERS (1849 - 7 Jul 1912)

Newspaper: Medina Journal-Register, 7/8/1912
Surnames: MEYERS, WATERS, CLIFF

Mrs. Mary MEYERS died yesterday at the home of her sister, Mrs. Sarah WATERS, No. 18 Whitney street, Rochester, aged 63 years. She leaves besides her sister, three brothers, Wrn. CLIFF, of Kent, N. Y., David CLIFF, of Kendall, and George CLIFF, of Medina.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Jan 12, 2002


STANLEY CALVIN MEYER (5 Oct 1910 - 2 May 1928)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 10 May 1928
Surnames: MEYER

Stanley C. MEYER passed away Wed. morning May 2, at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. (Christian) C. MEYER of East Shelby. Stanley was born Oct. 5, 1910 at Boalsburg, Pa., and came to New York state with his parents when just a wee lad. They have lived in West and East Shelby for the past twelve or thirteen years, living the greater part of the time at East Shelby.

Stanley was a boy of sterling qualities, a true conscientious christian, never stooping to the petty crimes that so beset our young people of today. He was kind and lovable, loved by young and old alike, and he was especially popular with the little folks, a mark of distinction indeed as youngsters have an almost uncanny instinct in choosing friends. He was a member of the E. Shelby M. E. Church, a member of the Millville and E. Shelby Epworth League, E. Shelby Grange, No. 1239, and a junior of Medina High School.

The funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at the house, Rev. A. R. Bloomfield officiating. The many floral offerings were a mute tribute of the high esteem in which he was held. Truly, “None knew him but to love him, none name him but to praise.” Besides his parents, he leaves one sister, Helen, an aged grandmother and grandfather at Boalsburg, Pa., and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

(Interement in Millville Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 8 May 2005

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MIACO

JENNIE MIACO (1852 - 15 Aug 1892)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs, 18 Aug 1892
Surnames: MIACO, BALL

Mrs. Thomas MIACO, of New York City, died at the residence of her brother-in-law, Gain BALL, in this place, on Monday, after a long illness of consumption, aged about forty years. The funeral services were held at the house yesterday, and the remains were interred in Boxwood cemetery.

(Note: no record of this burial in Boxwood)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Jan 12, 2002


THOMAS MIACO (aka EASLICK) (1841 - 31 May 1900)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 7 Jun 1900
Surnames: MIACO, EASLICK, BALLL

DEATH of THOMAS EASLICK (MIACO)
The death of Thomas EASLICK, the vaudeville actor and manager, better known as Thomas MIACO, occurred in New York on Thursday night last, as the result of a fall, which fractured his skull, in the Morton House. After funeral services in the Masonic Temple in the city, the remains were brought to Medina.

Arriving here Sunday morning they were taken to the home of his sister, Mrs. Gainham BALL, on Genesee street, a delegation of Medina Lodge, F. and A. M. accompanying the body from the railroad station. The funeral services were held at the house in the afternoon, and a large concourse of people was present. Rev. F. T. Latham conducted the service, addressing the assemblage gathered on the lawn from a position beside the casket, which had been placed upon the broad porch surrounded by the many floral tributes. One of the most massive and beautiful designs was the offering of the Traveling Vaudeville Managers of America and represented in roses, violets and immortelles the open pages of a theatrical date book, bearing this inscription: "Our President, Tom Miaco, Born, Lyons, N. Y., l841; Time All Filled, N. Y. City, May 31, 1900." Medina Lodge, F. and A. M., was present in a body, and members of the lodge acted as bearers and conducted the service at the cemetery, at the request of St. Cecile Masonic Lodge of New York. The remains were placed temporarily in the McCormick- Tompkins vault, awaiting the erection of a mausoleum in which the actor's body will be placed beside that of his wife, who died here some years since.

One daughter, Edna, one sister, Mrs. Gainham BALL, and two brothers, Pierre EASLICK, of Albion, and Charles EASLICK, of Waterloo, are the surviving relatives.

(Note: no record of this burial in Orleans county)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 27 Aug 2007

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MICHON

AMELIA PODLEWSKI MICHON (1872 - 6 Jul 1932)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Albion; Wed. July 13, 1932
Surnames: MICHON, JOYKOWSKA, WECLEWSKA, KIJ, PODLEWSKI

Mrs. Amelia MICHON, 54, died Wednesday at her home on East State Street, after a long illness. She is survived by one son, Gustave of Albion; three sisters, Mrs. Eufemia JOYKOWSKA and Mrs. Wanda WECLEWSKA of Chicago and Mrs. Jenni KIJ of Lackawanna; two brothers, the Rev. John PODLEWSKI of Buffalo and Joseph PODLEWSKI of Detroit.

Funeral services were held Saturday from St. Mary’s Church. Burial in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

Submitted by: Mark Rustay Feb 14, 2002

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MIDDAUG

EVA ROSS MIDDAUGH (1867 - 20 Aug 1915)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 26 Aug 1915
Surnames: MIDDAUGH, HEWITT, ROSS

The death of Mrs. Eva MIDDAUG occurred at her home at Springfield, Ill., Friday aged 46 years. Deceased formerly resided in Medina. She is survived by her husband; one daughter, Mrs. Clyde HEWITT; and one son, DeForest MIDDAUG, all of Springfield, Ill., her mother, Mrs. Elisa ROSS; and one brother, DeForest ROSS, both of Medina.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 7 May 2006

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MIETZ

HULDA HERBERT MIETZ (1866 - 1 Apr 1909)

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

Hulda HERBERT, wife of John MIETZ, died at her home in South Wolcottsville, April first, of pneumonia, aged 43 years. She leaves to mourn their loss her husband, three sons, August, Herbert and Albert; two danghters, Anna and Zelma. The funeral was held from Trinity Church, Wolcottsville, Sunday afternoon, Rev. John Knewbel, officiating. The deceased and family were formerly residents of the town of Shelby, having lived on the Coleman and Louk's farms.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 25 Jun 2007

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MIELCAREK

LEON MIELCAREK (1894 - 13 Nov 1947)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, November 14, 1947
Surnames: MIELCAREK, MUNDT, NORICKI, POSTERNACK, WHITING

Father Killed, Son Badly Hurt, When Car Crashes Into Truck On Highway
Fatally injured in an automobile accident last night at approximately 5:30 o’clock on Route 63, five miles south of Medina, Leon MIELCAREK (MILLER), 53, of 483 East Center Street, was pronounced dead upon arrival at the Medina Memorial Hospital.

His son, Stanley M. MIELCAREK, 23, also injured in the accident, is reported to be in fairly good condition this morning at the hospital. He has a deep laceration of the face and cuts about (his) head. Both men were taken to the hospital by the Medina emergency ambulance, under the supervision of Fire Chief Ralph W. WHITING.

According to State Police, who investigated, the accident occurred as the car, driven by Stanley MIELCAREK, with his father as a passenger, was traveling south on the South Gravel Road. It crashed into the rear end of a truck which was parked on the shoulder of the highway, police said. The truck, owned and operated by Clifford L. ALLEN, 30, of 1 Kelly Street, Middleport, had stopped there because a fuse was blown; depriving the vehicles of lights, shortly before the accident occurred. It was headed south on the west side of the highway. The elder Mr. MIELCAREK was thrown, by the impact, from the car into the highway. The car was completely demolished.

Born in Buffalo, Mr. MIELCAREK had resided in Medina for 38 years. An upholsterer by trade, he conducted his own shop at the rear of his residence, East Center Street, corner of Mead Avenue. He was a member of Sacred Heart Church.

Surviving are his wife, Leona; one, son, Stanley: two sisters, Mrs. Mary MUNDT and Mrs. Sophie POSTERNACK, both of Buffalo; and his step-father, Stephen NORICKI of Buffalo.

Funeral services will be held from his late home Monday morning at 9:30 o’clock, and at Sacred Heart Church at 10:00 o’clock. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

(Note: Husband of Eleanor B. WISNOCK)

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

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

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MIELCARSKI

THERESA MIELCARSKI (1864 - 21 Jan 1933)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Wednesday, January 25, 1933
Surnames: MIELCARSKI, KROSS, CALLARD, WROBLEWSKI

Mrs. Theresa MIELCARSKI, 68, died Saturday (Jan. 21, 1933) at her home on Moore Street. She was born in Germany and came to this country 47 years ago. She was a member of St. Mary's Church. Mrs. MIELCARSKI is survived by 3 daughters, Mrs. Martha KROSS of Buffalo; Mrs. Marion CALLARD of Albion and Mrs. Valario WROBLEWSKI of Hamburg; one son Leon of Albion, a sister in Albion, a brother in Poland and five grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at nine o'clock Tuesday morning from St. Mary's Church. Burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Submitted by: Mark Rustay Dec 18, 2001

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MIKELOJEPSKI

LUDWICK MIKELOJEPSKI aka LOUIS MICK (1880 - 4 Apr 1910)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Tues., April 5, 1910
(Telegraph Press Bulletin)
Surnames: MIKELOJEPSKI, MICK.

Albion, April 4. - The death of Ludwick MIKELOJEPSKI, who was known as Louis Mick, occurred last night at his home, in Knapp street, after a long illness with tuberculosis, aged about 63 years.

Mr. MIKELOJEPSKI was a quarry man in the Brady Quarry for many years. He leaves a wife and seven children. The funeral was held from St. Mary's Polish Church this morning.

(Interment in Old St. Joseph’s Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Feb 28, 2002

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MILEHAM

Robert J. MILEHAM (Apr 1856 - 23 Nov 1918)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune, Thurs., 28 Nov 1918
Surnames: MILEHAM, TRAVERS, BARBER

Robert MILEHAM died very suddenly Saturday night at his home southeast of Lyndonville. Mr. MILEHAM had heart trouble but had been feeling as well as usual. Shortly after retiring Mrs. MILEHAM went to the room and found him dying.


Newspaprt: The Medina Tribune dated 5 Dec 1918

R. J. MILEHAM, of Lyndonville, died November 23. He leaves his wife, four children, Alfred J., of East Aurora, Hattie TRAVERS, of Rochester, William C., of Camp Jackson, S.C., Martha BARBER, of Medina, two grand children, Clifford MILEHAM, Marjorie TRAVERS, three brothers and six sisters. He was a member of Arnim Lodge No. 225, K. P.

(Interment in Lynhaven Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 4 Jan 2009

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MILES

CYNTHIA CELIA MILES (30 Sep 1836 - 24 Jun 1915)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 1 Jul 1915 (from a column called “About The County”)
Surnames: MILES, SUTTON

The death of Cynthia Celis MILES, aged 79 years, occurred in her home in Carlton Friday. Miss MILES was born in Carlton, September 30, 1836, and leaves one sister, Victoria SUTTON, and one brother, E. B. MILES.

(Interment in Carlton Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 21 Mar 2006


EDMOND BENJAMIN MILES (29 Sep 1835 - 5 Dec 1916)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune, Thurs., 7 Dec 1916, pg. 7
Surnames: MILES

Edmond B. MILES, aged 83 years, one of the best known pioneer residents of the town of Carlton, died Tuesday night in his home in Kuckville, where he had been a lifelong resident.

(Interment in Carlton Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 28 May 2012


NILE M. MILES (4 Sep 1893 - 15 Mar 1959)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Mon., Mar. 16, 1959
Surnames: MILES, VanALLER

Nile M. MILES, president of Medina Chamber of Commerce and for two decades a life insurance underwriter here, died suddenly here yesterday afternoon following a heart attack which he suffered while walking in the yard of his home, 415 W. Center St. Members of his family said the 65-year-old Medinan had not been ill with the exception of the previous night when he had complained of not feeling well.

His death climaxes a career in both business and civic service which spanned over 40 years and a distance from Nebraska to Massachusetts. In Medina, during two decades, he had been active in Red Cross, Rotary Club, Hospital and Chamber of Commerce work along with other interests. He was serving out the last month of his first term as Chamber president.

The deceased was born in Grafton, Neb., Sept. 4, 1893, and attended Springfield College in Springfield, Mass., for several years before World War I ended his college career. He served with the U.S. Air Force at its headquarters in France during the war. In the early 1920s, he began a career in Boy Scout work which lasted nearly 20 years. He started as a scout executive in Port Huron, Mich., and later came east to serve as Erie County N.Y. scout executive. He was instrumental in the establishment of the scout camp at Holland, N.Y., operated by the Erie County Council. In the late 1930s, he became a life underwriter for Mutual of New York and selected Medina for his agency after having surveyed a number of villages in W.N.Y. In connection with his profession, he was at one time president of the Lockport chapter of the National Lodge, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Royal Arch Masons. He was an active leader in fund raising for both the Red Cross and Medina Memorial Hospital. Former N.Y.S. Gov. Thomas E. Dewey appointed Mr. Miles to the Board of Visitors of the Albion State Training School and he became president of that board.

In 1940, the deceased married the former Alice VanALLER, who is a member of the nursing staff of the local hospital and who survives him. Also surviving are a son, Paul I. MILES, Medina attorney and acting police justice; a brother George living on the West Coast; two married sisters, Lydia in Nebraska and Edith in Arizona. Also nieces and nephews. Friends will be received tomorrow (2-4, 7-9:30) at the Cleary Funeral Home, Park Ave. Services will be held there at 2 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Edward Simpson of First Presbyterian Church officiating. Burial will be in Boxwood Cemetery.

During his year as head of the Chamber of Commerce, Mr. MILES had worked vigorously to further the downtown redevelopment and parking project. He had also guided the early development of a Medina Community Foundation, to be established as a repository for funds such as gifts and bequests. The fund, and income from it, is to be administered in future years by a board of trustees representing all sides of the community, and will be used for worthy civic projects in Medina and environs. Memorial gifts may be made to Miles Associates, 343 Main St., to be placed at the disposal of the Medina Community Foundation.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 19 Jan 2003


W. B. MILES (1834 - 15 Feb 1857)

Newspaper: Brockport Republic, 20 Feb 1857, pg 2, col 5
Surnames: MILES

In Murray, Sunday, Feb 15th, W.B. MILES aged 22 years.

Transcribed & submitted by John Noble, 26 Jun 2006

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MILLARD

MARTHA A. GROOM MILLARD (9 Sep 1879 - 9 Feb 1953)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Wed. 11 Feb. 1953
Surnames: MILLARD, GROOM, TOBEN, JARVIS

Mrs. Martha A. MILLARD, 74, 518 Beach Drive died in a Rochester Hospital Monday morning after a long illness. She was born in Bracebridge, Ont., Sept. 9, 1879, and had lived in Medina for many years. Her father was William Williams GROOM, her mother Mary TOBEN. Mrs MILLARD was communicant of St Mary’s Church, and is survived by her husband, Walter MILLARD; one brother, William GROOM, London, Ontario; one niece, Miss Mary JARVIS, Buffalo.

Friends may call at the Barnes-Tuttle Funeral home, 226 Pearl St., from where a prayer service will be held at 8:30 a.m. Friday morning. A service is scheduled from St. Mary’s Church at 9 a.m., with the Rev. Henry B. Shaw officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 6 JUn 2006

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MILLER

ADA MILLER (16 Jul 1860 - 21 Aug 1924)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 28 Aug 1924
Surnames: MILLER

The death of Mrs. Ada MILLER, aged 64, occurred last Thursday evening at her home on East Oak Orchard Street. She is survived by three daughters, one son, one brother and one sister. The funeral was held Saturday afternoon with interment in Boxwood Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 13 Nov 2006


BERT G. MILLER (2 Aug 1895 - 3 Feb 1957)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, prob. Mon., Feb. 4, 1957
Surnames: MILLER, CARDONE, BAKER, GAGE, MITCHELL, DUTCHER, VanSICKLEN

Bert G. MILLER, 61, 133 Hedley St., for 32 years a Medina electric appliance and refrigeration dealer as well as an active business leader, died at his home early Sunday. He had suffered a severe heart attack at his home a week previous to his death. Mr. MILLER was born in the Rochester suburb of Charlotte, and served in the Army during World War I. He had operated the Miller Electric Co. for 32 years in Medina.

Always conscious of business promotion, he had been active in the old Medina Junior Chamber of Commerce in the 1930s, as well as the Advertising Club, which later became the Chamber of Commerce. He was particularly enthusiastic in support of the numerous “Industrial Expositions” which the Chamber held here. He was a member of the Butts-Clark American Legion Post and the local Elks and Moose lodges, as well at the Medina Lions Club.

In business circles, MILLER had served as president of the Niagara Frontier Refrigeration Service Engineers Assoc. which has headquarters in Buffalo. He was a director of the International Refrigeration Service Assoc. He had just recently been elected as chairman of the new Medina chapter of the W.N.Y. Adequate Wiring Bureau, and was in the process of organizing this project at the time of his death. In recent years, MILLER had been an enthusiastic boat-owner and fisherman, and was recently enrolled as a member of the Oak Orchard Power Squadron with a certificate in elementary boat piloting.

Surviving are his wife, Myrna; two daughters, Mrs. Bert CARDONE and Miss Barbara A. MILLER, both of Medina; two grandchildren, Jack and Gilda CARDONE; three sisters, Mrs. Charles BAKER of Rochester, Mrs. George GAGE of East Rochester and Mrs. Harold MITCHELL of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Also a brother, Melvin, of East Englewood, N. J.; two aunts, Mrs. Frank DUTCHER of Medina and Mrs. James Van SICKLEN of N.Y.C.

The Rev. Reginald CORY, First Methodist Church, will conduct services at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mr. Miller’s late home. Burial will be in Boxwood Cemetery.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 24 Aug 2002


BERT G. MILLER JR. (12 Sep 1922 - 27 Dec 1922)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, December 28, 1922
Surnames: MILLER

Burt Jr., the three months old son of Mr and Mrs. Burt MILLER of West Avenue died at the family home yesterday. Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o’clock. Burial at Boxwood Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Oct 7, 2001


BURT H. MILLER (5 Mar 1867 - 14 Dec 1949)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Wed., 14 Dec 1949
Surnames: BENTLEY, COOPER, FISHER, LOBETT, MILLER, PETTIS, TIGHE, WOODWORTH.

Lyndonville - Death overtook Burt H. MILLER, 82, of this village, early this morning at his home on Maple Avenue. He had been ill and in critical condition for the past two months.

Born on the Creek Road, Niagara County, on March 5, 1867, he was the son of Mary Jane FISHER and Edgar D. MILLER. He married Jennie G. LOBETT on October 17, 1880. At the time of his marriage the couple resided in Millers, named after his family, and two years later moved to Yates near here where he engaged in farming until his retirement in 1921.

Following retirement, he moved to his present home on Maple Avenue. His wife lived there with him until her death in April 1947. He was a member of Lyndonville Presbyterian Church and had been a ruling elder and trustee of that organization for many years.

Surviving Mr. MILLER are three daughters, all in Lyndonville, Mrs. George L. COOPER, Mrs. Stanley C. BENTLEY and Mrs. Leo WOODWORTH; a sister, Mrs. Ruby PETTIS of Ontario, Calif.; one niece, 14 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p. m. from the Smythe Funeral Home, 112 North Main Street, with the Rev. Thomas TIGHE officiating. Burial will be in West Ridgeway Cemetery.

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


CLIFFORD PRESTON MILLER (17 Jan 1909 - 16 Jul 1959)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Thurs., July 16, 1959
Surnames: MILLER, BURKE

Clifford Preston MILLER, 50, of 119 Worthy Ave. died early this morning at Medina Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness. Born in Medina January 17, 1909, he was a member of the Presbyterian Church here, a member of the Elks Lodge, and a social member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. The deceased was a long-time employee of Wolcott Dairy here.

Hc was the son of the late John MILLER and is survived by his mother, Mrs. Mary MILLER; a sister, Mrs. Viola BURKE; a brother, Harold MILLER, all of Medina; and four nephews. Friends may call at Barnes-Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St. from where funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o' clock with the Rev. Edward Simpson officiating. Burial will be in Boxwood Cemetery.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb staff, 19 Jan 2003


EDGAR D. MILLER (16 Jul 1843 - 4 Oct 1920)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Thurs., Oct 7, 1920
Surnames: MILLER, FISHER, PETTIS

Edgar D. MILLER, a well known resident of thes village, died suddenly at his home on West Avenue early Monday morning. Mr. MILLER, who had been in poor health for some time, was found om the bath room of his home ny his wife about 4 o'clock, but he had already passed away.

He is survived by his wife (Mary J. FISHER), a daughter, Mrs. Howard PETTIS, one son, Burt of Lyndonville. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon at his late home. He was a member of the local G. A. R. Post.

(Interment in West Ridgeway Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb staff, 28 Aug 2005


EMILY A. FREEMAN MILLER (14 Nov 1835 - 21 May 1917)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 24 May 1917
Surnames: MILLER, FREEMAN, LIDDLE

Mrs. Emily A. FREEMAN MILLER, widow of Adam MILLER, died Monday afternoon at the home of her niece, Mrs. George LIDDLE, near Middleport, aged 81 years. She is survived by one brother, Charles FREEMAN; one niece, Mrs. George LIDDLE; and one nephew, Fred FREEMAN, of Middleport. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon, Rev. I. V. Lobdell officiating.

(Interment in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb staff, 31 May 2006


EVERETT W. MILLER (1906 – 19 Dec 1930)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 25 Dec 1930
Surnames: MILLER, BAKER, GAGE, MITCHELL

Everett MILLER, of this place, died Friday night at Saranac Lake after a long illness. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter MILLER; two brothers, Bert, of Medina, and Melvin, of Dallas, Texas; and three sisters, Mrs. Charles BAKER, of Webster, Mrs. George GAGE of East Rochester, and Mrs. Harold MITCHELL, of Hamburg. The remains were brought to Medina and the funeral held from the home of his parents on Genesee street Tuesday afternoon. Burial was in Boxwood Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb staff, 20 Jan 2011


GEORGE MILLER ( - 12 Jan 1894)

Newspaper: The Union & Advertiser of Rochester, NY, Saturday, 13 Jan 1894
Surnames: MILLER

Brakeman Killed - Vital Statistics for the Year
Albion, Jan. 12 - Early yesterday afternoon (12 Jan 1894) a brakeman, named George MILLER, was struck by a bridge east of this village. His home was in Syracuse, and he has been taken there. He died in the Rochester City Hospital last night.

Submitted by: Glenda Whitaker Subyak, Sep 15, 2001


GEORGE MILLER (16 Dec 1825 - 26 Apr 1910)

Newspaper: Orleans Republican (weekly) Wed., 4 May 1910
Surnames: MILLER

George MILLER, who died at Waterport last week, was born in Bergen and was 85 years old.

(Interment in Carlton Cemetery

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 24 Mar 2005


GEORGE WATSON MILLER (8 Aug 1853 - 27 Jan 1930)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 2/3/1930
Surnames: MILLER, KELLY, ROONEY, ETJEN, PECKHAM, O’SHEA, OTT

The Tribune, published at Bridgewater, South Dakota, under date of Jan. 31, has the following account of the death of George W. MILLER of that city. The deceased was a brother of John T. MILLER of Park Avenue, Medina.

This community was startled shortly after noon Monday when it was announced that George W. MILLER had died suddenly in the boiler room of St. Stephen’s school where he was janitor. He was found by Lewis MILLER who had gone to the building to see why his father had not come home to dinner. He found him lying on the floor. He reported the matter to Dr. Welbes who in turn notified the county coroner, Cash Galvin, of Salem. The coroner came there and after going thoroughly into the matter pronounced it a case of hemorrhage. Mr. MILLER had been around town that morning in his usual good health and happy spirits, joking and bantering with friends as was his usual custom.

George Watson MILLER was born in Medina, New York, on August 8th, 1853, and died at Bridgewater, South Dakota, on January 27th, 1930, aged 77 years, 5 months and 19 days.

Mr. Miller was of English parentage, his parents arriving in New York but a short time before the birth of the deceased, who was their first born. His mother died when he was but eighteen months of age, leaving himself and a baby brother only nine days old, without the care of a mother's love and affection. His early years were spent in a paper mill at Syracuse, New York, and on December 5th, 1873, he was married to Miss Mary KELLEY, to which union was born seven children: George J., of Bronson, Iowa; Mrs. W. E. ROONEY, of Mitchell, S. D.; Bert L., Frank and Mrs. Victor J. ETJEN, of Sioux City, Iowa; Mrs. J. V. PECKHAM, of Parkston, S. D. and Mrs. Thos. O'SHEA, of Rockport, Mo.

On February 14th, 1898, he was united in marriage to Mrs. Margaret OTT, and to this union was born one son, Lewis B., who, with his mother, survives him. He is also survived by one brother, three stepsons, and sixteen grandchildren.

Mr. MILLER was one of the pioneers of McCook county, and passed through the trying periods common to all those who braved the hardships of those early settlers who helped to make this country what it is today. For many years he was a resident of the city of Bridgewater, holding the position of chief of police for twenty years. He was a good citizen, a loving and indulgent husband and father, and will be sincerely mourned by those who knew him best—those with whom he came in daily contact.

The funeral services were held at the Presbyterian church on Wednesday afternoon, and were conducted by Dr. Wallace, of Sioux Falls. The floral tributes were many and beautiful. Interment was made at the Evergreen cemetery.

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


GRACE MILDRED COE MILLER (15 May 1896 - 16 May 1956)

Newspaper: The Albion Advertiser, Albion; Thurs., May 24, 1956
Surnames: MILLER, CARLI, COE

Mrs. Irvin MILLER, native of New Haven, died at her home on Chamberlain Street Wednesday, May 16, four days after her 60th birthday. She was a member of Lycoming Methodist Church. She leaves her husband, Irving H. MILLER of Albion; a daughter, Mrs. George CARLI of Lime Rock; three sons, Robert of Rochester and Chauncey G. and Frederick C. of Albion; 12 grandchildren; two brothers, Delbert COE of Oswego and Amos COE of Buffalo, and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral services were held from the Grinnell Funeral Home on Saturday at 2 p. m.. with the Rev. Frank Q. Beebe officiating. Burial in Mt. Albion Cemetery.

Submitted by: Mark Rustay Feb 15, 2002


HATTIE ESTELLE SQUIRES MILLER (Nov 1862 - 15 Jan 1916)

Newspaper: The Orleans American, January 20, 1916
Surnames: MILLER, CRANDALL, SQUIRES

The many friends of Mr. Olin B. MILLER of Carlton will deeply sympathize with him in the loss of his estimable wife, whose death occurred following an operation for appendicitis at the Park Avenue Hospital, Rochester, on Saturday. Her demise will be deeply felt in the community where she was born and lived all her life. Deceased was an active member and worker of the Waterport M. E. church and the Carlton W. C. T. U.

Mrs. MILLER was a devoted wife and kind neighbor and one who was highly respected by all who knew her. She is survived by her husband, two daughters, Misses Mary and Esther MILLER; four sons, Bernard, Gerald, Clark and Walter MILLER, and one sister, Mrs. Anna CRANDALL of Kendall. The remains were brought from Rochester on Monday. Funeral was held on Wednesday morning at her late home, Rev. F. B. Fraser, of Carlton, officiating. Interment was in Mt. Albion Cemetery.

(Hattie was the daughter of Nathaniel SQUIRES & Lucina PHILIPS)

Submitted by: Mark Rustay Mar 12, 2001


HELEN SLADE PETTIS MILLER (1844 - 10 Aug 1925)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 13 Aug 1925
Surnames: MILLER, BRITTLE, PETTIS, SLADE

Mrs. Helen MILLER, aged 81 years, formerly of Medina, died Monday at the home of her sister Mrs. R. E. BRITTLE, of Castile. She is survived by one son, C. Howard PETTIS, of Medina, and her sister. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon at the County Line Church. Burial was in the County Line Cemetery (Niagara CO, NY).

(Note: Helen is buried with 1st husband Charles PETTIS)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 21 Oct 2007


HELENA PETTIT MILLER (Feb 1851 - 25 May 1912)

Newspaper: Orleans American, June (1st week), 1912
Surnames: MILLER, CARSON, MILLIS, HOLLENBECK

Mrs. Frederick MILLER died Saturday at her home in Waterport, aged 61 years. Besides her husband, she leaves three daughters, Mrs, Hattie CARSON, Mrs. Cora MALLIS (*MILLIS) and Mrs. Beulah HOLLENBECK, and one son, Ward E. MILLER. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, Rev. R. E. Brettle officiating, with interment in Carlton Cemetery.

Submitted by: Mark Rustay Jan 6, 2002


HENRY MILLER (9 Apr 1864 - 11 Feb 1918)

Newspaper: Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe County, NY, 13 Feb 1918
Surnames: BECK, HOWE, KIRKLAND, MILLER, ROOT, SMITH

FOUND DEAD WITH GUN BESIDE BODY

Henry Miller, of West Kendall, Commits Suicide
Holley, Feb. 12 - With a shotgun lying beside his body, Henry MILLER, aged 52 years, was found in the barn at his home in West Kendall yesterday afternoon. The cause for ending his life in this manner has not been learned.

He was well known in that vicinity, having been born and always-lived there.

He leaves his wife and a daughter, Florence MILLER, of Kendall; four brothers, Andrew, John and George MILLER, of West Kendall, and Robert MILLER, of Holley; seven sisters, Lena MILLER, Mrs. George BECK and Mrs. Harry ROOT, of West Kendall; Mrs. Margaret HOWE, of Rochester; Mrs. Josephine KIRKLAND, of Albion; Mrs. Henry SMITH, of Kent, and Sarah MILLER, of Elgin, Ill.

The funeral services will be held Wednesday from the home. Burial at Beechwood Cemetery, West Kendall.

Submitted by: Glenda Whitaker Subyak 17 Mar 2002


HOMER E. MILLER (31 Mar 1887 - 28 Nov 1957)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Fri., Nov. 29, 1957
Surnames: MILLER, BATEMAN, SMITH, PLUMMER, FOSS, HARD, COSMAN

LYNDONVILLE - Homer E. MILLER, 70, died in Buffalo General Hospital yesterday afternoon. He had been a patient there since Sept 23.

Born in the Town of Carlton, March 31, 1887, he was the son of Adelbert and Agnes BATEMAN MILLER. He had been a farmer until ill health forced his retirement about fourteen years ago. In January 1911 he was married to Florence SMITH of Lyndonville. Her death occurred in March 1925. In July 1927 he married Etta PLUMMER, who survives him. He was a member of the Lyndonville Methodist Church and until recent years had been active in the organization of the church.

Besides his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Harold FOSS of Lyndonville; two brothers, Howard MILLER of Kuckville and Glen MILLER of Gaines; two sisters, Mrs. Clara HARD of Kuckville and Mrs. John COSMAN of Hilton; two granddaughters, two nieces and one nephew.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday from the Smythe Funeral Home with the Rev. Donald M. Peck, pastor of Lyndonville Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in Lynhaven Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Feb 20, 2002


Newspaper: The Orleans Republican-American, Thursday, 5 Dec 1957, page 1

Sympathy is extended to the families of Homer MILLER of Lyndonville who passed away Thursday, Thanksgiving Day (28 Nov 1957), and burial was Sunday. He was 70 years of age. Glenn MILLER of Gaines is a brother.

(Interment in Lynhaven Cemetery)

Submitted by: Richard Callard Feb 2, 2002


JAMES MILLER (1836 - 17 Jan 1911)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Jan 18, 1911
Surnames: MILLER

Albion, Jan. 17.- The death of James MILLER, an inmate of the Orleans County hospital, occurred this afternoon at that institution. Mr. MILLER was a former resident of the town of Yates, where he was the owner of a sixty acre farm. He was 75 years old at the time of his death and was a native of Yates. Fred PETRIE, of Lyndonville, was appointed a commissioner some time ago to care for the property of Mr. MILLER, and will have the body removed to Lyndonville tomorrow, where it will be buried. Mr. MILLER has been in poor health for many months and had been receiving treatment as a paid patient at the hospital for over two years.

(Interment in Yates Center Cemetery)

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


JAMES MILLER (1884 - 18 Nov 1918)

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

James MILLER died at his home in Albion on Monday, aged 35 years. He was a brother of John MILLER, of this place.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 11 Nov 2008


JAMES A. MILLER (1829 - 2 Nov 1898)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune, Thurs. Nov. 10, 1898
Surnames: MILLER, CRAMER

James A. MILLER, one of Holley's best known residents, on Wednesday morning last rode his bicycle to the office of R. W. Stewart to order coal. While he stood talking with Stewart he fell to the floor dead. The exertion is supposed to have brought on an attack of heart disease. Deceased was 69 years of age.

(Interment in Hillside Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 30 May 2001


JENNINGS MILLER (19 Jan 1843 - 16 Mar 1917)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 22 Mar 1917 (from a column called “About The County”)
Surnames: MILLER, MYERS

Jennings MILLER, a former Albion wagon Maker, died Friday at Niagara Falls at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Beckwith NYERS. The body was brought to Albion for burial Sunday.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 6 Jun 2006


JOHN MILLER (20 Jun 1861 - 11 Jan 1935)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, 30 Jan 1935, Page 8; col 1
Surnames: MILLER

John MILLER of Hilton, native of Kendall and for many years a resident of West Kendal, died January 11 in Rochester General Hospital.

(Interment in Beechwood Cemetery)

Submitted by: John Noble 19 Jan 2003


JOHN MILLER ( - 12 Jan 1940)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal: Fri., 12 Jan. 1940
Surnames: MILLER

John MILLER of Lyndonville, who was admitted to the Medina Memorial Hospital yesterday morning, died this morning at the hospital. Mr. MILLER had pneumonia.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 6 Sep 2003


JOHN MILLER (1 Nov 1880 - 19 Jul 1945)

Newspaper: Medina Register, July 19, 1945, p. 1:
Surnames: MILLER, BURKE, GAYLORD, HAY, SNELL

Medina Man Dies Suddenly, Stricken While at Work
John MILLER, 64, 204 Prospect Avenue, died at 1:25 p.m. this afternoon from a cerebral hemorrhage at the Medina Memorial Hospital. Mr. MILLER suffered a stroke or fainting spell shortly before noon today while at work at the S.A. Cook & Co. where he had been employed for forty years. Falling to the floor he struck his face against a sharp edge of machinery in the woodworking department, sustaining lacerations over the right eye. He was taken to the Medina Memorial Hospital in the Municipal Ambulance.


Newspaper: Medina Register, July 20, 1945, p. 1:

Funeral services for John MILLER, 64, of 204 Prospect Avenue, whose death occurred yesterday afternoon in the Medina Memorial Hospital, will be held Sunday afternoon qt 2:30 o'clock from his late residence. The Rev. William L. Findlay, pastor of the Presbyterian Church, will officiate, and burial will be in the Boxwood Cemetery.

Born Nov. 1, 1880, in Dunnville, Ontario, Mr. MILLER had resided in Medina for the past 42 years, and had been an employee of the S.A. Cook & Co. for over forty years. Surviving are his wife Mary Emily; one daughter, Mrs. Clifton T. BURKE; two sons Clifford and Harold Miller; four grandsons; and three sisters, Mrs. Clara SNELL, Mrs. George HAY and Mrs. Earl GAYLORD, all of Medina.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 23 Jul 2012


L. D. MILLER (1837 - 18 May 1900)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 21 June 1900
Surnames: MILLER

MILLER - Prof. L. D. MILLER, who in 1861 was principal of the Medina Academy, died on the 18th ult., at his home in Bath, N, Y., where he had presided over the schools for the past twenty-six consecutive years. Deceased was sixty-three years of age.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 20 Jan 2008


LENNIE G. MANN MILLER (1864 - Oct 1904)

Newspaper: The Batavia Daily News, October 6 & 7, 1904
Surnames: MILLER, MANN, JOHNSON, POWERS, STANDISH

Mrs. Lennie G. MILLER, wife of William F. MILLER, died at noon today at her home, No. 153 Ross Street, aged 40 years. Besides her husband Mrs. MILLER is survived by three sons, Eugene, Frank and William MILLER; four daughters, Maud, Blanche, Mabel and Edna MILLER; her father Gad MANN, and a sister, Mrs. William F. JOHNSON, all of Batavia.

The funeral of Mrs. William F. MILLER, who died yesterday, will be held from her late home, No. 153 Ross street, at 3 p.m. on Sunday. The interment will be in Elmwood cemetery.

(Note: Lennie MILLER was born to George and Helen (POWERS) MANN, and is a granddaughter of Jesse & Nancy (STANDISH) MANN.)

Submitted by: Miller Aug 28, 2001


LOLA ANN MILLER (8 May 1897 - 19 Nov 1918)

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

Miss Lola MILLER, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John MILLER, of Roseland avenue, died on Tuesday evening at her home of pneumonia following influenza. Deceased, who was 21 years of age, was a young lady highly esteemed by a large circle of acquaintances. The funeral was held yesterday at her late home, the Rev. W. Mortimer Heisler, of the Methodist church, assisted by Rev. W. A. Harris, of Albion, officiating. The interment was at Millville Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 11 NOv 2008


MARY ADELAIDE HARRIS MILLER (5 Sep 1857 - 18 Jun 1941)

Newspaper: The Medina Daily Journal; Thurs., 19 Jun 1941
Surnames: MILLER, HARRIS, BRADSHAW, CUMMINGS, DEMING, MENZ

Mrs. Fred MILLER, 83, Fails To Recover From Result Of Fall
Lyndonville - Mrs. Mary Adelaide MILLER, 83, widow of the late Fred MILLER, died at her home on Maple Avenue yesterday. Her death was the result of a fall last winter in her home in which she suffered a fracture of the hip. Since then she has been confined to the Albion hospital part of the time.

Mrs. MILLER was born in Albion on September 5, 1857, the daughter of Nathaniel HARRIS and Cornelia DEMING HARRIS. She was twice married, her first husband being Orrie BRADSHAW and the second, Fred MILLER. She had resided in Lyndonville for the past thirty-two years, and was a member of the Methodist Church.

Surviving are two sons, George and Walter BRADSHAW, both of Lyndonville; one daughter, Mrs. Ida MENZ of Buffalo; seven grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren. The funeral will be conducted from the Warne Funeral Home on Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. S. D. Cummings of the Oakfield Presbyterian Church, and a grandson by marriage, will officiate. Burial will be in Lynhaven Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 31 Aug 2008


OLIN BUTLER MILLER (24 Sep 1865 - 28 Dec 1949)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Thurs., 29 Dec 1949
Surnames: MILLER, HOLLENBECK, MURRAY, ROWLEY, SQUIRES, WATERSTREET, WRIGHT

Albion - Olin B. MILLER, 84, a retired farmer, died last evening in the Town of Gaines.

He is survived by his wife (Minnie); two daughters, Mrs. Fay HOLLENBECK and Mrs. Curtis MURRAY, Gaines; four sons, Bernard, Clark and Walter, Albion, Gerald, Carlton; one sister, Mrs. May ROWLEY, Oakfield, N. Y.

Friends will be received at the Merrill Funeral Home, 134 East State Street, where services will be held at 2:30 p. m. Saturday. The Rev. B. Bailey HATHAWAY will officiate. Interment will be in Mt. Albion Cemetery (Lot 1635 Fairview).

(Note: Husband of Hattie E. SQUIRES & 2nd Husband of Minnie S. WATERSTREET, Son of George MILLER & Harriett T. WRIGHT)

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb staff, 22 Mar, 2002


Newspaper: Albion Advertiser, Thurs, 5 Jan, 1950, page 7

Stepping Up to Eternal Life
Olin B. MILLER, a retired farmer, died December 28, at the home off his daughter, Mrs. Fay HOLLENBECK of Gaines, aged 84 years. He is survived by his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Fay Hollenbeck and Mrs. Curtis MURRY, Gaines; four sons, Bernard, Clark and Walter, Gaines, Gerald of Carlton; one sister, Mrs. May ROWLEY, Oakfield, N.Y.

Services were held at the Merril Funeral Home, Saturday at 2:30, Rev. B. Bailey Hathaway officiating. Burial at Mt. Albion Cemetery.

Submitted by: Mark Rustay Sep 8, 2001


PRESTON MILLER ( – 28 Feb 1920)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; 4 Mar 1920
Surnames: MILLER, STAYZER

Preston MILLER died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. William STAYZER of South Main street, Saturday morning. He is survived by his wife, a son and three daughters, all of Medina, and two brothers. The funeral was held Monday afternoon at the home of his daughter.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 18 Feb 2013


RACHEL S. GRAY MILLER (21 Sep 1853 - 2 Dec 1929)

Newspaper: Medina Dailey Journal, 12/2/1929
Surnames: MILLER, GRAY

The death of Mrs. Rachel GRAY MILLER, wife of John T. MILLER, Park avenue, occurred early this morning, aged 76 years. The deceased had been a resident of Medina for nearly half a century and last April Mr. and Mrs. MILLER celebrated their 52 wedding anniversary. Mrs. MILLER was of a very benevolent disposition and she did many acts of kindness and charity.

The funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock at her late home, with interment at Boxwood Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Jan 12, 2002


WILLIAM J. MILLER SR. (1865 - 16 Mar 1942)

Newspaper: Medina Journal, Tues., 17 Mar 1942
Surnames: MILLER, BRANT, DRAHMS

The death of William MILLER, 77, of County Line Road, occurred yesterday in a Buffalo hospital. Mr. MILLER had been a resident of County Line for many years. He is survived by one son, William MILLER Jr. of County Line; one daughter, Mrs. Anna DRAHMS of Buffalo; and one sister, Mrs. Louise BRANT, of Lower Lake Road.

Funeral services will be held from the home of his daughter, Mrs. DRAHMS, 230 Caroline Street, Buffalo, Thursday afternoon at 1:00 o'clock, and services at 2:30 at the County Line Methodist Church. Rev. Dahlman of Newfane will officiate, and burial will be in Lynhaven Cemetery, Lyndonville.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 24 Mar 2006

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MILLIKEN

SALLY NAY MILLIKEN (11 Oct 1789 - 12 Aug 1857)

Newspaper: Brockport Republic, 28 Aug 1857, pg 2, col 5
Surnames: MILLIKEN, NAY

In Clarendon on the 12th inst., Mrs. Sally MILLIKEN, aged 67 years.

(Interment in Maplewood Cemetery)

Transcribed & submitted by John Noble, 26 Jun 2006

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MILLIMAN

ROBERT DAY MILLIMAN (1912 - 5 Feb 1931)

Newspaper: Orleans American and Weekly News, Thurs. 12 Feb 1931
Surnames: MILLIMAN

Funeral services for Robert Day MILLIMAN, 18, were held at 2 oclock Saturday afternoon at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Layton MILLIMAN, in Kendall. Mr. MILLIMAN died February 5. Surviving besides his parents are a sister, Miss Gertrude MILLIMAN and a brother, Arthur MILLIMAN, all of Kendall.

(Interment in Greenwood Cemetery

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 27 Mar 2005

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MILLIS

ALMOND MILLIS (26 Apr 1848 - 29 Jun 1932)

Newspaper: Unknown
Surnames: MILLIS, BLOOD, FRASER, HARRIS, KENYON, RUPERT

Almond MILLIS, 84, a former well known Lyndonville resident, died on Wednesday, June 29, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Lois RUPERT, of old age infirmities in Rochester. He was born April 26, 1848 in the town of Yates, where he lived the greater part of his life. He married Miss Julia KENYON of Yates. In politics, he was a Republican, holding the office of supervisor for two terms, and served on the town board for many years.

Besides his daughter, he is survived by two sons, Dwight of Rensselaer, and Diedrich of Rochester; four sisters, Mrs. Susan BLOOD of Los Angeles, Calif.; Mrs. Emily FRASER of Rochester; Miss Martha MILLIS and Mrs. Mary HAEEIS of Lyndonville. The funeral was held here at the home of Mrs. HARRIS Friday afternoon, Rev. W. A. Herzog, officiating. Burial was in Lynhaven Cemetery.

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

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 8 Feb 2004


BETTY J. MILLIS HANEHAN - SEE HANEHAN

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MINERVINO

LOUIS MINERVINO (1890 - 28 Apr 1940)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Mon., April 28, 1958
Surnames: MINERVINO, BLOOM, VANDERLAAN, SARGENT, GENTILE, SANTILLO, QUARCINE, TRACHTENBERG

Louis MINERVINO, 68, died this morning at his home, 1025 Elm St. Although not in good health, his death at this time was unexpected. Mr. MINERVINO had been employed as watchman on Main St. crossing by the New York central Railroad until his retirement a few years ago. He was a member of St. Mary’s Church and the Holy Name Society of the church.

Surviving besides his wife Anania, are eight daughters, Mrs. Raymond BLOOM, Mrs. Donald VanDERLAAN and Miss Jeanette MINERVINO of Medina, Mrs. Warren SARGENT of Middleport, Mrs. Dominic GENTILE, Mrs. Humbart SANTILLO and Mrs. Paul QUARCINE of Lockport, Mrs. William TRACHTENBERG of California. Also four sons, Joseph and Louis Jr. of Medina, Dominic of California and Lt. Cmdr. Samuel MINERVINO of U.S. forces in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; eighteen grandchildren.

Friends may call at the Thibault Funeral Home, 1006 S. Main St., where prayer service will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday followed by a requiem mass at St. Mary’s Church at 10 o’clock. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 26 Aug 2002

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MINWELL

MORRIS J. MINWELL ( - 24 Nov 1918)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune, Thurs., 28 Nov 1918
Surnames: MINWELL

The death of Morris MINWELL occurred Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Emergency Hospital after a very brief illness of pneumonia, following influenza. Funeral services are to be held privately at his late residence on Orient street Tuesday morning at 10 o’clock. He leaves to mourn their loss a widow, seven sisters and two brothers, and a very large circle of friends.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 4 Jan 2009

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MISNER

(INFANT) MISNER ( - 19 Jun 1900)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 21 Jun 1900
Surnames: MISNER

Misner. An infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Misner died on Tuesday at their home just east of this village.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 20 Jan 2008

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MITCHELL

ANNA FISHER MITCHELL (Jun 1842 - 11 Apr 1915)

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

The death of Mrs. Anna MITCHELL, widow of John MITCHELL, occurred Sunday in the home of her sister, Mrs. John ANDREWS, in Albion.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 21 Mar 2006


LIBBIE L. SMITH MITCHELL (1864 - 24 Sep 1918)


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

Surnames: MITCHELL, WILLETT, SMITH

Mrs. L. L. MITCHELL died Tuesday morning after a long sickness at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Fred WILLETT, 900 West avenue. She is survived by her husband, George MITCHELL, and daughter; one brother, Frank SMITH, of Buffalo. The funeral occurred Wednesday with interment in Boxwood Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 7 Jun 2006


OSMOND B. MITCHELL (1853 - 12 Feb 1917)


Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 15 Feb 1917 (from a column called “About The County”)

Surnames: MITCHELL

After an illness of more than a year from heart trouble, Osmond B. MITCHELL, a well-known and highly regarded citizen of Holley, died Monday morning at the home, in South Main street.

(Interment in Hillside Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 6 Jun 2006

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MIX

EDWARD ERSKINE MIX (Jan 1863 - 13 Nov 1940)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Albion; Wed. Nov 13, 1940
Surnames: MIX, POTTER

Burial services are to take place Friday afternoon at 3 o’clock in Mt. Albion Cemetery chapel for E. E. MIX, former Albion resident, who died this morning in a Buffalo hospital. Mr. MIX was born and brought up on a vicinity farm. He married Georgie L. POTTER, member of a local family, who survives. About 20 years ago the couple moved to Buffalo to reside.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Submitted by: Mark Rustay Feb 17, 2002


FRANK MIX (Jan 1861 - 6 Apr 1923)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 4/7/1923

Surnames: MIX

Frank MIX, aged 60 years, a well known resident of Albion, who formerly was a peddler, slashed his throat Friday. He is at Arnold Gregory Hospital, where he died.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 14 Oct 2001


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