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PACKARD

MARY ALLOWAY PACKARD ( - 13 May 1917)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 24 May 1917
Surnames: PACKARD, ALLOWAY

Mrs. Mary PACKARD wife of Frank L. PACKARD, of Avon, died on the 13th inst. at the Hahnemann Hospital in Rochester. Deceased was daughter of Mr. and Mrs. (John & Hattie) ALLOWAY of Medina.

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb staff, 31 May 2006


MARY E. PACKARD (1835 - 20 Jul 1909)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 22 Jul 1909 (from a column called “About The County”)
Surnames: PACKARD

The death of Mary E. PACKARD, aged 75 years, occurred at her home in Albion Tuesday. She is survived by one daughter, Miss Louise S. PACKARD.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb staff, 21 Feb 2006


SARAH LOUISE PACKARD (1856 - 14 Nov 1918)

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

The death of Miss Louise PACKARD occurred Thursday at Albion. Miss PACKARD was well known in this vicinity where she practiced her profession as trained nurse.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb staff, 11 Nov 2008

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PADUANO

MICHAEL M. PADUANO (1886 - 27 Oct 1949)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Fri., Oct. 28, 1949
Surnames: PADUANO, GALVANO, HESBON, YOUNG

Hulberton - Michael M. PADUANO, 63, a native of Italy but a resident of Hulberton for 45 years died yesterday, October 27, in Arnold Gregory Memorial Hospital in Albion. Friends will be received at the Merrill Funeral Home at 31 Geddes Street, Holley, where services will be held tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. with burial in Hillside Cemetery.

Survivors include his widow; three daughters, Mrs. Ann GALVANO of Niagara Falls, Mrs. Adelyn HESBON of Brockport and Mrs. Doris YOUNG of Buffalo; four sons, Joseph A. of Rochester, Michael A. of Fancher, Anthony J. of Hulberton and Edward A. of Holley, and four grandchildren.

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb staff, 21 Jun 2002

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PAGE

BERANDINE PAGE (Sep 1902 - 4 Mar 1904)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 10 Mar 1904
Surnames: PAGE

Berandine, aged one and one-half years, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chancellor PAGE, of State street, died on Friday last of diabetes. The funeral occurred Sunday; interment in Boxwood cemetery.

(Note: no record of this burial in Boxwood)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 15 Jan 2006


FLORENCE L. BACON PAGE (14 Mar 1862 - 10 Apr 1923)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, April 12, 1923
Surnames: PAGE, HORNER, BACON, RETTEN

Mrs. W. C. PAGE died at her home on Maple Ridge Tuesday noon. She is survived by her husband and four children, Freemont R., Stanley E., Clifford B., and Mrs. Genevieve HORNER of Medina, and one brother, D.N. BACON. The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at one o'clock at the home. Burial at Millville Cemetery.

(Note: She was married to Clayton William PAGE& the dau of Robert BACON & Nancy RETTEN.)

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


FREEMONT R. PAGE (7 Jan 1880 - 31 Jan 1948)

Newspaper: The Medina Daily Journal - Medina Register for Friday, 30 Jan 1948
Surnames: PAGE. PALMER

FREEMONT R. PAGE - LIFELONG RESIDENT DIES IN MILLVILLE

  Freemont R. PAGE, 68, a lifelong resident of this area, died in Millville, following a long illness.      Born in the Town of Ridgeway, he was the son of the late William C. and Florence PAGE.  For many years Mr. PAGE was occupied in the well-drillling trade.  He was a member of the Millville Methodist Church.

     Surviving are his wife, Edith (PALMER); two sons, Harold and Victor PAGE of Millville; four grandchildren; and one brother, Stanley PAGE of Millville. 

     Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from his late residence, with the Rev. Kenneth Baker of the Millville Methodist Church officiating.  Interment will be in West Shelby Cemetery (Mt. Pleasant Cemetery).

Submitted by: K. Howard Gray 12 Jun 2002


JACOB PAGE (26 Dec 1805 – 5 Feb 1881)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; 10 Feb 1881
Surnames: PAGE, NASH, FIELD, PARSONS, CRANE, CLARK

Died, at his home in Barre, on Saturday, February 5th, 1881, after an illness of two weeks, Jacob PAGE, aged 75 years, one month and nine days. Mr. PAGE was born in Mifflin county, Pa., in 1805; removed with his parents in early boyhood to Lycoming county where he lived until 1826 when, with an elder brother he moved to Orleans Co., N.Y, where he has since resided. Was first married in 1829 to Miss Eliza NASH, who died in 1840, leaving him three children. His second wife, Miss Mary FIELD, died in 1856, leaving five children. In 1859 he married Miss Lucy FIELD who survives him.

Mr. PAGE was a farmer, and was generally known and highly respected by the old settlers of the county; an honest unpretentious man who lived a life of usefulness and has died loved and respected by all who knew him. He has lived to see all his children grow to man and womanhood, all married and settled except his youngest daughter, (Jennie) deceased. A.J. PAGE, the eldest son, lives at Reading, Mich., employed by a Chicago firm; his second son, Horace F., resides in California and has represented the Second Congressional District of his State for the past 10 years. His eldest daughter, widow of the late John C. PARSONS, is living near North Oakfield, NY; the second daughter, Mrs. Alonzo CRANE, lives near the old home; Mrs. Mark CLARK, the third daughter, resides at Pittsburgh, PA; George F., his third son, resides in Washington, D.C., and holds a responsible position in the Post Office Department; Oscar J., his fourth son, is a farmer residing near Knowlesville, N.Y. Thus he lived to see a large family grow to useful and respected members of society.

It became evident on Wednesday last that he was failing very fast, and his three absent sons were summoned to his bedside. Horace F. and George F. arrived from Washington, D. C. , Friday, at 3:30 a.m., only in time to receive the last recognition of their dying father, he becoming unconscious soon after their arrival. Thus surrounded by a devoted and loving wife and affectionate children he passed into that last dreamless sleep from which there is no awakening. A place has been made vacant around the family hearth, the father who breasted the storm of 75 years has succumbed at last and has been borne to his last resting place in the city of the dead, in sight of his home where he lived so long and loved so well. The winter winds will sing their mournful dirge and spring will come again, yet all will recollect how bright a light went out in the winter of life and how much hope was riven by one blow of the hand divine. Good friend, devoted husband, affectionate and loving father, “all hail and farewell.”

(Interment in East Shelby Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 8 Aug 2012


MARY ESTHER RORICK PAGE (1865 - 4 Jan 1958)

Newspaper: The Medina Daily Journal, Tuesay, 1/7/1958
Surnames: PAGE, QUINLAN, RORICK

Funeral services were held this morning at the Cleary Funeral Home, Park Ave., followed by a requiem mass at St. Mary's Church for Mrs. Mary E. PAGE, 92, who died Saturday morning in the Mesler Nursing Home, Gasport, after a long illness.

Mrs. PAGE was born in Schoharie, NY, the daughter of David and Margaret QUINLAN RORICK. She had lived in Shelby for more than sixty years, and she was a member of St. Mary's Church. Her husband was the late Harlan PAGE.

Survivors include one step-son, Glen PAGE of CUmberland, MD and several nieces and nephews. Burial was in Millville Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 14 Apr 2004

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PAGET

MARY ELLEN STIRK PAGET (6 Dec 1863 - 2 Seb 1937)

Newspaper: unknown - Transcribed from Mt. Albion death notices
Surnames: PAGET

Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at three o'clock for Mrs. Mary Ellen PAGET, 73, who died last Thursday at the home of her son, Harry in Syracuse. The Rev. Mark Shenton, Albion Methodist Church pastor, officiated and burial was in Mt. Albion Cemetery Bearers were: Harry Lane, Sam Watt, Joseph Driesel, William Shapland, Joseph Bently, and John Batt.

Born in Yorkshire, England, Mrs. PAGET came to this country 54 years ago. For the past two years, she has been making her home with her son in Syracuse. Surviving are another son, Walter of Rochester and three grandchildren, Mary Ellen, Richard and Walter all of Syracuse.

Submitted by: John Noble Aug 30, 2001


WILLIAM PAGET (24 Jul 1859 - 5 Feb 1928)

Newspaper: unknown - Transcribed from Mt. Albion death notices
Surnames: PAGET, DUFFY

The death of William PAGET occurred yesterday. Mr PAGET was born at Yorkshire, England, on July 24, 1859. He leaves his wife; two sons, Harry PAGET of Syracuse and Walter of Rochester; three grandchildren; two brothers, Harry PAGET of Richmond Point, R.I., and Joseph PAGET of New York, and a sister, Mrs. Mabel DUFFY of Salesville, R.I.

The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon from the family residence at 2 o'clock , the Rev. Charles P. Burgoon, rector of Chist Episcopal church, officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Albion Cemetery.

Submitted by: John Noble Aug 30, 2001

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PAHURA

ANDREW PAHURA (Oct 1855 - 30 Jan 1940)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Tues., 30 Jan. 1940
Surnames: PAHURA, MORAN, SPEARS

Andrew PAHURA, 84, of Medina, died this morning at the Medina Memorial Hospital from complication of diseases. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, Mrs. George SPEARS of Medina, and Mrs. Carl MORAN of Lockport; and six sons, John of Rochester, Thomas of Albion, and Frank, Joseph, Edward, and Henry PAHURA, all of Medina. Funeral services will be held from the Sacred Heart Church, Friday, February 2, at 9:00 a.m., with burial at the Sacred Heart Cemetery. Rev. M. Bogacki will officiate.


Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Wed., 31 Jan 1940

Funeral services for Andrew PAHURA, 84, well known Medina resident, who died at Medina Memorial Hospital Tuesday morning, will be held from Sacred Heart church Thursday morning at nine o’clock, not Friday as announced yesterday. Mr. PAHURA was for many years employed in the Street Department of the village and had continued his work up until a short time before his death. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 6 Sep 2003


CATHERINE PAHURA (Apr 1864 - 4 Feb 1947)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 4 Feb 1947
Surnames: PAHURA, MORAN, SPEARS

Mrs. Catherine PAHURA, widow of Andrew PAHURA, died this morning after a short illness at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George H. SPEARS, 415 Eagle Street. Mrs. PAHURA was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church.

Surviving are six sons, Henry, Edward, Frank, and Joseph PAHURA of Medina, John PAHURA of Rochester, and Thomas PAHURA of Albion; two daughters, Mrs. Carl MORAN of Lockport, and Mrs. George SPEARS of Medina; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held from the Cleary Funeral Home, Park Avenue, on Friday Morning at 8:30 o’clock and at 9 o’clock at Sacred Heart Church. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

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


HENRY GEORGE PAHURA (Dec 1885 - 9 Jul 1960)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Mon., July 11, 1960
Surnames: PAHURA, SPEARS, MORAN, ROSE

Henry George PAHURA, 74, of 117 Elizabeth Street died Saturday at the Veterans Hospital in Buffalo after a short illness. Mr. PAHURA was born in Germany and came to this country as a child. For a number of years he had been employed in several different foundries in this area and until his retirement a few years ago, had been employed by the Village of Medina. He was a member of St. Mary's Church and a World War I veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Helen (ROSE); two sisters, Mrs. George SPEARS of Medina and Mrs. Carl (Celia) MORAN of Lockport; five brothers, Edward, John, Frank and Joseph PAHURA, all of Medina and Thomas of Albion; also several nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends may call at the Thibault Funeral Home where a prayer service will be held Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. followed by a funeral mass at St. Mary’s Church at 9 o’clock. Full military honors will be conducted by the Butts-Clark Post American Legion at the funeral home and at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 26 Jan 2003


RITA ROSE PAHURA (1929 - 15 Nov 1949)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Wed., 16 Nov 1949
Surnames: PAHURA, SCIBETA.

Albion - Miss Rita R. PAHURA, 20, died early yesterday at the home of her parents. She was a native of Albion, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas (& Valeria G.) PAHURA and a member of St. Mary's Church.

Besides her parents she leaves a sister, Mrs. Margaret SCIBETA of Batavia, and three brothers, Edward PAHURA, Thomas PAHURA, Jr., and John PAHURA, all of Albion.

Friends will be received at the Merrill Funeral Home at 134 E. State St. from 10 a. m. to 10 p. m. Wednesday and Thursday. Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Church, with burial in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb staff, 30 Mar 2002

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PAINE

AVERY PAINE (1905 - 14 Jan 1912)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Mon, 1/15/1912
Surnames: PAINE

Knowlesville - Avery PAINE died at the home of his parents, Mr. aud Mrs. Walter PAINE, yesterday after a illness of tuberculosis, aged 6 years. The funeral will take place tomorrow at 10:30 from the house.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Jan 3, 2002


HANNAH BUELL PAINE (6 Jun 1792 – 26 Mar 1872)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 4 Apr 1872
Surnames: PAINE, BUELL

DIED: PAINE—In Albion, Orleans County, N.Y., March 26, 1872, Hannah BUELL, wife of Dr. L. C. (Lemuel Covell) PAINE, aged 80 years.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 6 Jun 2011


REUBEN PAINE (1820 - 16 May 1903)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 21 May 1903
Surnames: PAINE

Reuben PAINE, one of Knowlesville's oldest residents, died on Saturday at the advanced age of 83 years. The funeral was held at his late home Sunday and the remains taken to Albion for interment.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 20 Sep 2005

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PALAZYNSKI

JOSEPHINE PALAZYNSKI (1887 - 2 Jan 1952)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, (date unknown)
Surnames: PALAZYNSKI, MAGNER, KARNAFEL

Albion - Mrs. Joseph(ine) PALAZYNSKI a native of Poland, but a resident here for nearly 50 years, died here Tuesday (Jan. 2) She was a member of St. Mary’s Church here.

She is survived by four sons, Nicholas and Bruna of Niagara Falls, and Baldon and Wallace of Batavia; two daughters, Mrs. James MAGNER of Albion, and Mrs. Eugene KARNAFEL of Batavia; and nine grandchildren.

Friends may call from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Merrill Funeral Home, 134 E. State St., Albion. Services will be held at 9 a.m. in St. Mary’s Church, with burial in Mt. Albion Cemetery.

(Wife of Walter PALAZYNSKI)

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 9 May 2002

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PALMER

ALBERT W. PALMER (9 Feb 1853 - 18 Feb 1940)

Newspaper: The Medina Daily Journal, 19 Feb 1940
Surnames: PALMER, GRAY, HONRBY, PAGE

AGED MILLVILLE RESIDENT FUNERAL ON WEDNESDAY
Albert PALMER, 87 years of age, died Sunday afternoon at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Fremont PAGE in Millville.  Besides his daughter, he is survived by his wife (Sarah GRAY) and two grandsons, Harold and Victor PAGE, also of Millville. 

The funeral will be held on Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock in the home of his daughter and burial will be in West Shelby Cemetery. (Mt. Pleasant Cemetery)  

Submitted by: K. Howard Gray 12 Jun 2002


Newspaper: Medina Journal, 2/21/1940

FUNERAL SERVICES HELD TODAY FOR ALBERT PALMER
Funeral services for Albert W. PALMER, who died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Freemont PAGE, Millville, were held this afternoon with interment in West Shelby (Mt. Pleasant Cemetery), the Rev. Carroll Halbert officiated. Mr. PALMER was born in Huntingshire, England, February 9, 1853 and came to the Town of Shelby when a boy and had resided there since that time, spending most of his life on a farm at West Shelby. (Mt. Pleasant Cemetery)

He was survived by his wife, Sarah GRAY PALMER, one daughter, Mrs. Freemont PAGE, two brothers, Henry and John PALMER both of Buffalo and a sister, Mrs. Lucy HORNBY of Lockport. Mr. and Mrs. PALMER have been married over 60 years. He has been a member of the Methodist church in Millville for an equal length of time.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 23 Apr 2004


CHARLES F. PALMER (28 Oct 1835 - 9 Nov 1890)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 13 Nov. 1890
Surnames: PALMER

Charles F. PALMER, county superintendent of the poor, died at his residence at the county house on Sunday night. He had been ill with typhoid fever about two weeks. Mr. PALMER was 55 years of age and was serving his second term as superintendent of the poor of this county. He leaves a wife and two adult children. Mr. PALMER was a staunch Republican and one of the most popular and efficient superintendents of the poor ever in office in Orleans county.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 12 Feb 2007


DAVID D. PALMER (7 Jun 1833 – 24 Jan 1921)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thursday, 27, Jan 1921
Surnames: PALMER, PECK, YOUNG

The death of David PALMER occurred at the home of his niece, Mrs. PECK, on West Center street, Monday morning, aged 88 years. He is survived by one brother, Henry PALMER, and sister, Mrs. John YOUNG, of Ridgeway. The funeral was held at the residence yesterday afternoon, Rev. Mortimer Heisler officiating. The body was placed in the vault at Boxwood, awaiting interment in the Daniel’s Cemetery in the spring.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 28 Aug 2012


ELLA M. DAY PALMER (14 Dec 1850 - 31 Jan 1940)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Wed., 31 Jan. 1940
Surnames: PALMER, DAY

Mrs. Ella M. PALMER, 89, died at her home in Millville early this morning. She is survived by two sons. Funeral services will be held at the Hartt Funeral Home on Pearl street, Medina, Friday afternoon at 2:00. Burial will be at the Hillside Cemetery in Holley. The Rev. A. S. Lowrie will officiate.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 6 Sep 2003


FLORENCE BIDWELL PALMER (Dec 1879 - 4 Feb 1917)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Wed., 7 Feb 1917
Surnames: PALMER, BIDWELL, SPALDING

Mrs. Florence BIDWELL PALMER, of Corfu, a former resident of Murray, died in a Buffalo hospital Sunday, aged 37 years.

(Note: Florence was the daughter of Daniel H. BIDWELL & Jane L. SPALDING)

Submitted by: John Noble 19 Jan 2003


HEPZIBAH E. PALMER (1851 - 15 May 1931)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 21 May 1931
Surnames: PALMER

Miss Hepzibah E. PALMER, 80, died Friday at the Orleans County Hospital. It is believed that she was born in Alabama, Genesee County, and nothing is known of her surviving relatives. Funeral services were held Sunday from the McNall Funeral Home, Albion, and burial was in Mt. Albion Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 23 Jan 2011


JAMES W. PALMER (1910 - 4 Aug 1949)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Fri., Aug. 5, 1949
Surnames: PALMER, KELLY

Holley - James W. PALMER, 39, an employee of the Byron Hotel, died yesterday (Aug. 4, 1949), in St. Jerome’s Hospital in Batavia. Mr. PALMER was a resident of the LaDue Rd. in the Town of Clarendon.

He is survived by his widow, the formerly Dorothy KELLY; two daughters, Patricia and Geraldine, and three sons, James, Richard and Dennis PALMER; his mother, Mrs. Anna PALMER, and one sister, Ida PALMER, all of Holley. He also leaves one brother, Robert J. PALMER of East Rochester.

Services will be held in his mother’s residence on LaDue Rd. at 8:15 a. m. tomorrow, followed by Mass in St. Mary’s Church in Holley at 9 a. m. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery in Holley.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 3 Jun 2002


JENNIE F. HYDE PALMER (Apr 1841 - 30 May 1920)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune, Thurs, Jun 3, 1920
Surnames: PALMER, HYDE

The death of Mrs. Jennie PALMER, aged 77 years, widow of the late J. (John) H. PALMER, died on Sunday last in Albion.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 31 Aug 2005


LODIMA LAWTON PALMER (1885 - 27 Dec 1918)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune: Thurs. 2 Jan 1919
Surnames: PALMER, LAWTON

Mrs. Lodima LAWTON PALMER, aged 33 years, died Saturday at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Norman LAWTON at Barre Center.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 31 Aug 2008


SARAH GRAY PALMER (22 May 1859 - 18 Aug 1940)

Newspaper: The Medina Daily Journal, 19 Aug 1940
Surnames: PALMER, PAGE, GRAY

MRS. SARAH PALMER DIED SUNDAY NIGHT

The death of Mrs. Sarah PALMER, 81, wife of the late Albert PALMER, occurred last evening at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Freemont PAGE at Millville.  Mr. PALMER passed away six months ago last night. 

     Besides her daughter, she is survived by two grandsons, Victor and Harold PAGE of Millville.       Funeral services will be held at the home of Mrs. Freemont PAGE, Wednesday afternoon, at 2:30 o'clock with the Rev. Carroll HALBERT officiating.  Interment will be in West Shelby Cemetery (Mt. Pleasant Cemetery).

Submitted by: K. Howard Gray 12 Jun 2002

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PANEK

MARY PANEK - (1865 - 2 Aug 1948)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, August 3, 1948
Surnames: PANEK, DERZEJEWSKI, JUJCZUK

Mrs. Mary PANEK, 83, widow of Jacob PANEK, died yesterday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Julia JUJCZUK, East Aurora (Erie Co.), following a long illness. Mrs. PANEK had resided in Medina for many years and was a member of Sacred Heart Church. She had been in East Aurora but a few weeks.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Helen DERZEJEWSKI of Medina and Mrs. Julia JUJCZUK of East Aurora; two sons, Stanley PANEK of Buffalo, and Fred PANEK of Titusville, (Pennsylvania); 32 grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 9:30 o’clock at the Francis Funeral Home, East Aurora, and at 10 o’clock at St. Joseph’s Church, Holland, with the Rev. B. KOWALESKI officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Holland (Erie Co.)

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

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

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PANGBURN

WILLIAM H. H. PANGBURN (1840 - 24 Nov 1910)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Fri., Nov. 25, 1910
Surnames: PANGBURN, BAILEY.

William H. H. PANGBURN, a Civil War veteran, died yesterday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. BAILEY, near Waterport village, aged 70 years. Mr. PANGBURN was a widower, and was a farmer by occupation.

He was born in Knowlesville, and his funeral will take place in Mount Albion Chapel on Monday afternoon at 2 o' clock.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb Staff, 3 Mar 2002

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PARADA

FRANCISKA NOWACKI PARADA (1861 - 23 Dec 1947)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 4 Feb 1947
Surnames: PARADA, CIECHANSKI, NOWACKI, URBANIAK

Mrs. Frances PARADA, widow of Stephen PARADA, died early this morning at her home, 113 Stork Street, following a long illness. Born in Poland, Mrs. PARADA came to Medina 56 years ago. She was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church and a member of the Rosary Society.

Surviving are one son, William PARADA of Medina; one daughter, Mrs. Stella URBANIAK of Medina; thirty-six grandchildren and twenty great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held from her late home on Thursday morning at 9:30 o’clock and Sacred Heart Church at 10 o'clock, with the Rev. Anthony CIECHANSKI officiating. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

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


WILLIAM J. PARADA (1886 - 6 Nov 1955)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Mon., Nov. 7, 1955
Surnames: PARADA, SAHROW, BANNAN, URBANIAK, NOWACKI

William J. PARADA, Sr., of 115 Stork St. died yesterday in the Medina Memorial Hospital after a short illness. He was 69 years old. He is survived by his wife, Catherine; two daughters, Mrs. Harold SAHROW and Mrs. Norman BANNAN of Medina; three sons, Edward and Anthony of Medina and William Jr. of Niagara Falls; 13 grandchildren and one great grandchild, several nieces and nephews; one sister, Mrs. Edna URBANIAK of Buffalo.

He was a secretary for the Polish Union of America for 48 years. He was an agent for the Prudential Insurance Company and American & Foreign Insurance Co. He was still an agent at the time of his death. He was employed at the Medina Post Office for 17 years. Mr. PARADA was born in Poland, came to America as a young child and spent most of his life in Medina. He was past president and recording secretary of the Sacred Heart Club. He was a communicant of the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Society and the Polish Union of America No. 166.

His parents were the late Stephen and Frances NOWACKI PARADA. Funeral services will be conducted at 9:30 Wednesday from his home and 10 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Church. Burial will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery. The Rev. Joseph RYDZ will officiate.

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 9 Aug 2002

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PARISH

JOSEPH PARISH (Jun 1816 - 12 Mar 1897)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 25 Mar 1897
Surnames: PARISH, HAYGREEN, TILLS, BOYLE

Joseph PARISH departed this life on March 12th, after a brief illness at the ripe old age of 80 years. He was born in 1816, near Berry, St. Edmonds, County of Suffolk, England; was converted at the age of eighteen years, ever after living a consistent life for the Master, he united with the Methodist Church. In the year 1840 he was united in marriage with Miss Ann HAYGREEN. Early in the year 1847 they emigrated to America and at once settled in Millville.

Nine children were born to them, of which only four survive him - Mrs. Jacob TILLS, of Eagle Harbor; Mrs. John BOYLE, Joseph, Jr. and Arthur J., all of Millville. Mrs. PARISH died about two years ago. Mr. PARISH was employed as sexton in the Maple Ridge and Friends’ burying ground for a period of forty-eight years; also for several years in the new Millville cemetery. The funeral was held in the new Methodist Church, Sunday, March 14th, at 2:30 p.m., conducted by Rev. R. E. Bayley.

(Interment in Millville Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 11 Oct 2007


LAVINIA M. PARISH (1846 - 22 Jul 1899)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs., 27 July 1899
Surnames: PARISH, STRATTON

On Saturday evening at six o’clock, Miss Lavinia M. PARISH quietly passed away. Her sudden going was a great shock to the entire village. She had been spending a few weeks in the mountains hoping to gain strength after months of severe suffering, but grew suddenly worse and was brought home Friday noon.

Miss Parish will be missed by a wide circle of acquaintances, for she has been prominent in business for many years as one of the firm of Parish & Stratton. From her girlhood she was an active member of the Methodist Episcopal Church and has filled many places of trust in its work. She was ever a generous and sympathetic friend to the struggling and needy. Her literary tastes were of a high order and the Federations of Clubs, with which she was connected, greatly appreciated her talents. But the inner circle of intimate friends best understood what they have lost, a wise counselor, a loving helper, a spiritual guide, a true friend.

The funeral was held on Tuesday afternoon at four o’clock, at her home on Park avenue, the Rev. Charles J. Beach officiating. The floral offerings, which filled the house, were the exquisite tokens of sympathy from hosts of friends. The emblems of purple and white were chosen because they were the colors of the two societies, The Order of King’s Daughters and The White Shield with which she was prominently associated and in which she was deeply interested. One brother, two sisters and life long friend and business partner remain to mourn her loss.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 27 Sep 2003


MARY F. LASHER PARISH (15 Jan 1865 - 6 Feb 1940)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Wed., 2/7/1940
Surnames: PARISH, LASHER

Mrs. Mary F. PARISH, 75, passed away at her home in Millville on Tuesday morning. ALthough Mrs. PARISH had been confined to her wheel chair for the past four years, her death was unexpected. She is survived by one son, Charles, a teacher at Holland, N.Y.; one grandson; and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. PARISH was born in East Shelby on January 15, 1865. Her husband, Joseph, died three years ago. She had been a resident in Millville for the past fifty years and had been a member of the Methodist Church during that time. As a member of the Ladies' Aid Society and a teacher of the Sunday School classes she is deeply mourned by this local church. Her Sunday School class held reunions until recently.

Funeral services will he held Thursday afternoon at 2:00 at the home, with Rev. Carroll Halbert officiating. Burial will be in Millville Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 26 Apr 2004

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PARKER

ADELAIDE L. GREGORY PARKER (1862 - 5 Jul 1920)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune, Thurs., 8 Jul 1920
Surnames: PARKER, GREGORY, MYHILL

Died, July 5th of apoplexy, at her home in Barre, Mrs. Addie L. PARKER, aged 59 years. She is survived by one son, Albert PARKER of Barre, and one sister, Mrs. Ida MYHILL of Millville.

(Interment in East Shelby Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 6 Sep 2005


ADELIA BARNARD PARKER (28 Jan 1846 - 20 Mar 1926)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 25 Mar 1926
Surnames: PARKER, BARNARD, MOONE

Mrs. Adelia B. PARKER wife of Chauncey N. PARKER, died Saturday at the home of her brother, Dr. James S. BARNARD, 363 Oxford street, Rochester aged 80 years. Besides her brother she is survived by one sister, Mrs. W. D. MOONE of Medina. The funeral was held Monday. Burial was in Mt. Albion Cemetery, Albion.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 12 Feb 2007


ALMARION GREGORY PARKER (1821 - 22 Oct 1900)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 25 Oct 1900
Surnames: PARKER, GREGORY

Parker - The death of Mrs. Almira PARKER, of Barre, occurred on Monday, at the advanced age of seventy-nine years.

(Interment in East Shelby Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 14 Feb 2006


ANNE E. ROWLEY PARKER (1838 - 26 May 1923)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 5/28/1923
Surnames: PARKER, ROWLEY

The death of Mrs. Anne E. PARKER, widow of the late Myron L. PARKER, occurred at her home, 512 Prospect Avenue, Saturday evening. The funeral will be held at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. Interment at Lynhaven Cemetery.

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


CAROLINE BULLED PARKER (1835 - 1 Apr 1903)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune, Thurs. 2 Apr 1903
Surnames: PARKER, BULLED

Mrs. James PARKER died at her home, three miles east of Medina, yesterday morning, aged sixty-nine years. She is survived by her husband and ten children, three daughters and seven sons, one of whom is John V. PARKER, of this place. Funeral Saturday at two o’clock. Burial in Boxwood Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 23 Dec 2005


CHARLES PARKER (15 Dec 1872 - 13 Feb 1942)

Newspaper: Medina Register; Fri., 13 Feb 1942
Surnames: PARKER

Native of England Died Early Today
The death of Charles PARKER, 69, of 901 Orient Street occurred this morning in the Medina Memorial Hospital, where he had been a patient for one week. Mr. PARKER was born in Devonshire, England, but had been a resident of Medina for many years. He was employed at the Snider Packing Co.

Surviving is one brother, Albert PARKER of Elm Street. Funeral services will be conducted Monday afternoon, at 2:30 0'clock from the Hart Funeral Home, Pearl Street, with Rev. Webb Ayres officiating. Burial will be in Boxwood Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 9 Sep 2005


CORNELIA O. PARKER (4 May 1845 - 27 Oct 1861)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs., 31 Oct. 1861
Surnames: PARKER

Died - In this village, of Consumption, on Sunday, Oct. 27th, 1861, Miss Cornelia O. PARKER, daughter of Aaron (Laura) PARKER, Esq., aged about 16 years.

(Interment in West Ridgeway Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 28 Aug 2003


EDWARD PARKER (31 Jan 1876 - 6 Mar 1935)

Newspaper: The Medina Journal; Wed., 6 Mar 1935
Surnames: PARKER, WEBBER

The death of Edward PARKER of Shelby occurred early this morning in the Medina Memorial Hospital of pneumonia, aged 59 years. He is survived by his wife (Etta R.); a daughter Mrs. Carl WEBBER of Medina and a son, Elery of Royalton; four brothers Henry, Albert and Charles of Medina and William of Waterport and two grandchildren.

(Interment in Millville Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 24 Feb 2006


FREDERICK R. PARKER (18 Apr 1853 - 24 Feb 1940)

Newspaper: Medina Register; Monday 2/26/1940
Surnames: PARKER, BLOUNT

Funeral services were held this afternoon at 2:30 for Frederick PARKER, 87 year old Shelby resident who died Saturday in Medina Memorial Hospital. Services were held from the home of his son, Raymond E. PARKER, 809 West Avenue. Mr. PARKER's death followed a week's illness. Rev. A.S. Lowrie officiated and burial was in Boxwood Cemetery.

Mr. PARKER was born in the Town of Barre where he spent the greater part of his life, engaging in the carenter trade. He retired about ten years ago and moved to East Shelby.

He is survived by three sons, Raymond and Roy of Medina and John of Shelby and three grandchildren, Mrs. Bernadine BLOUNT, Miss Alberta PARKER and Raymond PARKER Jr. all of Medina.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 14 Apr 2004


HOLLIS M. PARKER (3 Apr 1838 - 1 Sep 1915)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 2 Sep 1915
Surnames: PARKER, MOREHOUSE, ROWLEY

Hollis M. PARKER died at his home in Lyndonville yesterday morning aged seventy-eight years. Deceased was a highly esteemed resident of the town of Yates where he had always resided. He is survived by his widow (Mary MOREHOUSE), one brother, Frank PARKER of Nashville, Mich., and one nephew, William C. ROWLEY, of this place. The funeral will take place Saturday afternoon at two o'clock at the residence in Lyndonville.

(Interment in Lynhaven Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 7 May 2006


J. CHAUNCEY PARKER (1838 - 14 Jul 1910)

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

J. E. PARKER, who died in Brockport last week, was born in Kendall in 1838 and was the inventor of the knock-down metal apple barrel.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 14 Feb 2006


MARY A. POTTER PARKER (17 Oct 1840 - 11 Jan 1907)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 17 Jan. 1907
Surnames: PARKER, POTTER

Mrs. Thomas PARKER died in Albion Friday, aged 66 years. She is survived by her husband, (ex Sheriff PARKER), and several nephews and nieces.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 16 Dec 2005


THOMAS J. PARKER, JR. (8 Jan 1825 - 4 Mar 1915)

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

Thomas PARKER, aged ninety years, died on Sunday in the Orleans County hospital. Deceased was born in Barre in 1825. Was elected by the Democrats sheriff of this county in 1874, and during the first administration of President Cleveland was postmaster of Albion.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 31 Mar 2006


WILLIAM D. PARKER (10 Mar 1836 - 7 Jun 1920)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Wed., 16 Jun 1920
Surnames: PARKER, WILLIAMS

Wm. D. PARKER, a highly respected resident of Kendall, died last week (7 Jun 1920), aged 84 years. He was a civil war veteran and a member of the 8th Heavy Artillery. He was the father of Mrs. Elmer WILLIAMS of Albion.

(Interment in Greenwood Cemetery)

Submitted by: John Noble 19 Jan 2003

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PARKMAN

ALANSON E. PARKMAN  (1807 - 1 Apr 1888)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune, Thurs. 5 Apr 1888
Surnames: PARKMAN

A. E. PARKMAN, who resided east of Ridgeway Corners, died Sunday night, aged 81 years. Deceased was an old resident of this county.

(Interment in West Gaines Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 23 Oct 2009

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PARKS

DAVID M. PARKS (1828 - 3 Nov 1888)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune Thurs., 8 Nov 1888
Surnames: PARKS, WILLIAMS

David PARKS, of East Shelby, brother of Col. John PARKS, and Mrs. Henry WILLIAMS, of this place, died on Sunday at one o’clock, aged 60 years, of typhoid pneumonia. Deceased was lieutenant in the 25th New York Bat-- (unable to read the next few words) --afternoon. He leaves a wife and one son.

(Interment in Millville Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 13 Nov 2006


COL. JOHN PARKS (16 May 1816 - 25 March 1908)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 9 April 1908
Surnames: PARKS, SHISLER, WILLIAMSON, CHASE, McCARGO

Readers of the Tribune have already been acquainted with the fact that death at Rochester on March 25th removed one of Medina's former pioneer residents, Col. John PARKS, in the 92d year of his age. Col. PARKS' remains were brought to Medina and interred in the family lot at Boxwood Cemetery. The funeral services in Rochester were conducted by Myron Adams Post of the Grand Army of the Republic, and in Medina by the officers and members of Medina Lodge, 386, F. and A M. Col. PARKS' illness was of brief duration, although his health had been impaired since the death of his wife, Mary Catherine PARKS, in November, 1906, shortly after the celebration of their 65th wedding anniversary. The following brief sketch of Col. PARKS' life has been prepared for this paper:

Born May 16th, 1816, at Glenn, Montgomery county, N.Y., John PARKS came of sturdy American ancestry. His father was Jacob PARKS, a veteran of the war of 1812, and his mother, Rhoda WILLIAMSON PARKS. The latter died in Medina April 1st, 1880. As a boy, John PARKS lived on his father’s farm until seventeen years of age, when he began life as driver of a canal boat. A few years later he secured a boat of his own and became a packet captain. For more than a decade he followed the life of a boatman. At that time the Erie canal was in the prime of its importance as a highway from Albany to Buffalo.

The marriage of Mr. PARKS and Mary Catherine SHISLER took place November 8, 1841 at Little Falls, to which city Mr. PARKS had removed. From 1847 to 1849, Col. PARKS was assistant superintendent of the Erie canal. In 1852, he entered the employ of the Rochester, Niagara and Brockport railroad as advertising agent. He was next given the position of station agent at Niagara Falls and continued as such until the New York Central took possession of this road. A few years later he became ticket agent at Medina, but in the meantime, he served three years as a conductor on the Great Western Railway. During all these years he was in Medina more or less of his time, and was identified with the early history of this village. He removed here permanently in the early forties, and lived in the old Gillette house, corner of North and West avenues, and later occupied the old Bishop home on Park avenue. For a quarter of a century thereafter he made his home at the residence of his son-in-law, the late Henry H. CHASE, on West Center street. About nine years ago he removed to Rochester and purchased a home on Greeley street, where he died.

In 1862, Col. PARKS was elected Assemblyman from Orleans county, on the Republican ticket, and served with credit and ability in the State Legislature for one year. About this time his knowledge of the railroad business came to the attention of President Lincoln, who appointed him assistant quartermaster, with the rank of captain, and placed him in charge of all the military railroads in Kentucky, Tennessee and Eastern Mississippi, with headquarters at Memphis. He relieved Gen. Hulbert, and in a brief time his efficient service earned for him further promotion. From the President he received "for faithful and meritorious service" three more commissions, as major, lieutenant-colonel and colonel of volunteers. He continued in command, and following Lee's surrender, was placed in charge of all the railroads in the Confederate States. He was relieved of this command and mustered out in 1866, when he returned to Medina.

Colonel and Mrs. PARKS gave their only son, William M. PARKS, as a sacrifice to their country. This young man was enlisted at the age of 16 years in Colonel Peter A. Porter's famous fighting regiment, the old Eighth Heavy Artillery, and was made captain's clerk in Company M. While on the famous march to Cold Harbor(?), in which battle the regiment lost three fourths of its men in a bloody assault, during which Colonel Parker fell mortally wounded, Private PARKS was taken ill. He was sent to the hospital at Washington where he soon died. He occupies a grave in Arlington Cemetery in Virginia, opposite Washington.

After the war Colonel PARKS resumed railroading. He became superintendent of the Buffalo, Niagara Falls & Suspension Bridge Railroad and later was made general superintendent of the Titusville & Union Railroad. In 1871 he went to New York as general manager of the freight department of the Erie Railroad, and occupied that position three years. He was at the same time superintendent of the New Jersey Lighterage Company. He returned to Medina in 1874, since which time he has led a retired life.

Colonel PARKS joined the Grand Army of the Republic in its infancy and was past commander of Barnes Post, No. 91, now Hood Post, of Medina. On removing to Rochester he became a charter member of Myron H. Adams Mounted Post, of which he was junior vice-commander at the time of his death. He had attended twenty-two state encampments, at eighteen of which he was a delegate. He had attended eleven national encampments, at nine of which he was a delegate. He had been a member of the staff of the department commander for the past nineteen years, and a member of the staff of the national commander for nine years. He was one of the oldest, yet one of the most active Grand Army men in New York State. He was a member of Medina Lodge No. 336, F. and A. M., and retained his membership until his death. He took a keen interest in the village affairs. In the early days of this village he was a member of Neptune Engine Co. 3, and performed many deeds for the benefit of the village and county. He was a life long member of the Methodist church, in which faith he died.

The surviving relatives of Colonel PARKS are one daughter, Mrs. Frances E. CHASE, four grandchildren, Mrs. Mary A. McCARGO, William Parks CHASE, Dr. John Paton CHASE and Harry Archer CHASE, all of Rochester, and eight great grandchildren, Jean and Donald McCARGO, and Onalee, Thelma, Helen, John, Benjamin and Virginia CHASE.

Note: The obituary in the Medina Tribune also included a picture of Col. John Parks.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 11 Jun 2007

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PARMELEE

HELEN WATT PARMELEE (1879 - 21 Jan 1962)

Newspaper: PARMELEE, LYNCH, MARK, MERRY, WATT
Surnames: PARMELEE, DAYTON

ALBION - Mrs. Helen WATT PARMELEE, 82, a native of Albion and a resident of Batavia for many years, died late Sunday at the home of a sister, Mrs. Bessie MARK, in Lancaster. She was the widow of Ernest PARMELEE, who died several years ago. She was employed at the C. L. Carr Store in Batavia for over 20 years, until her retirement about five years ago.

Besides Mrs. MARK she leaves three other sisters, Mrs. Pearl MERRY of Webster, Miss Edna WATT of Lancaster and Mrs. Gerald (Ida) LYNCH of Waterport, as well as several nieces. She was a member of the Batavia First Presbyterian Church.

Friends may call this afternoon and evening at the McNall-Marple Funeral Home, 156 S. Main St., Albion, where Rev. Frank Donaldson of the Albion First Presbyterian Church will conduct a service at 2 p. m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Mt. Albion Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 7 Apr 2004


JAY DAYTON PARMELEE (19 Feb 1873 - 14 Jun 1940)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Mon., 17 June 1940
Surnames: PARMELEE, DAYTON

Funeral services were held this afternoon in Point Breeze for Jay D. PARMELEE, 67 year old resident of that center who died Friday from self inflicted gunshot wounds. Mr. Parmlee had been in ill health for sometime and despondency was attributed to his act. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Walter DAYTON of Point Breeze one son Stewart PARMELEE of Buffalo and three grandchildren.

(Note: Surname was misspelled in the obit. According to Mt. Albion Cemetery where he is interred, his surname was PARMELEE)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 23 Apr 2004


JUSTIN PARMELEE (1835 - 4 Apr 1909)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 22 Apr 1909
Surnames: PARMELEE, BERRY, DILLENBECK

Justin PARMELEE, formerly a resident of Medina, died at his residence in Chicago on April 4th. He leaves a widow (Frances BERRY) and two children - Mrs. J. O.(C.?) DILLENBECK and Roy PARMELEE. The burial was in Forest Home Cemetery, Chicago. Mr. PARMELEE left Medina in 1881 to take charge of L. Wolff Manufacturing Co.'s foundry, of Chicago, and was with them in that capacity for nearly twenty-five years. A few years ago he established the Parmelee Wrench Co., in that city, acting in the capacity of president until his death.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 25 Jun 2007


MAE PARMELEE (1866 - 31 Jul 1897)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs. Aug. 5, 1897
Surnames: PARMELEE

Word was received here on Monday that Mae, eldest daughter of Justin and Frances E. PARMELEE, of Chicago, formerly of this place, died in that city on Saturday, July 31st, of consumption. Her burial took place on Monday.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 12 Jan 2003


MELISSA BURTON PARMELEE (15 Apr 1830 - 18 Feb 1892)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 25 Feb. 1892
Surnames: PARMELEE, BURTON

Mrs. Walter E. PARMELEE died at her home at Yates Center on Thursday last, aged 62 years. She did not rally from the shock of apoplexy from which she suffered for the past few weeks. She was born in Barre, Orleans Co., and was married about forty years ago. She leaves three children, - Fred. B., of Fulton, N.Y., Charles C. and Clara L., of Yates. The funeral was held at the house on Saturday and the remains were interred at Lyndonville.

(Interment in Lynhaven Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 24 Feb 2006


MRS. STEVEN PARMELEE (1842 - wk. of 16 Nov 1924)

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

Mrs. Steven PARMELEE, who was born in Hulberton, 82 years ago, died in Syracuse last week.

Submitted by: Richard Callard Feb 3, 2002

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PARSELS

FLAGLER F. PARSELS (11 Apr 1868 - 12 Apr 1950)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Thurs., April 13, 1950
Surnames: PARSELS, MELAND, CORNWELL

Lyndonville - The death of Flagler F. PARSELS, 82, occurred some time during the night of April 11, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Harry MELAND, 142 Roseland Avenue, Medina. His death came only a few hours after he had been the honor guest at a birthday party at the home of his son, Oakley PARSELS, in Yates Center. He had retired upon arriving at the Meland home, and was found dead about 10 o'clock Wednesday morning.

Born in Addison, Steuben County, April 11, 1868 the son of Valentine and Lucinda CORNWELL PARSELS, the deceased had lived in the Town of Yates about forty-eight years, where he had engaged in farming until two years ago. For several years he served as town constable and as town assessor. He had been a member of Yates Lodge 675 F. and A. M. since 1912. His wife, Loretta Jane Parsels, died in December 1943, three years after the couple had celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

His immediate survivors include the daughter, Mrs. MELAND; two sons, Oakley and Ernest PARSELS, both of Yates, six grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren; also one brother, Burdell PARSELS of Syracuse.

Funeral services will be held from the Smythe Funeral Hopril 15, at 2 o’clock. The Rev. Gale Bascombe of the Middleport Universalist Church will officiate, and burial will be in Lynhaven Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 7 May 2002

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PARSONS

HATTIE MILLER PARSONS (6 Dec 1879 - 12 Jul 1944)

Newspaper: Unknown
Surnames: PARSONS, MILLER, WILDER

Lyndonville - The death of Mrs. Hattie MILLER PARSONS, 64, wife of Richard N. PARSONS, and a lifelong resident of Orleans County, occurred yesterday (July 12, 1944) in her home in South Main Street following a long illness. Born in the Town of Carlton, Dec. 6, 1879, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Nan WILDER MILLER. Mrs. PARSONS was an active member of the First Methodist Church of Lyndonville, and for many years was superintendent of the primary department. She also was a member of the Gleaners Class.

Besides her husband, she is survived by one son, Paul PARSONS, of Lyndonville; one grandson; one sister, Mrs. Carl A. MILLIS of Waterport; one brother, Ward E. MILLER of Knowlesville, and several nieces and nephews.

(Interment in Lynhaven Cemetery

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

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 8 Feb 2004


IVY GOTTS PARSONS (11 Nov 1881 - 23 Jul 1969)

Newspaper: Unknown
Surnames: PARSONS, GOTTS, HILL

LYNDONVILLE - Mrs. Ivy HILL PARSONS, 87, died early to(day) at the Rose Villa Nursing Home, Albion, after a prolonged illness. She was born Nov. 11, 1881, in Michigan, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel GOTTS. A resident of Albion for many years, she was the widow of the late Richard PARSONS and had resided in Lyndonville since 1946. Mrs. PARSONS was a member of the United Methodist Church of Lyndonville and the Gleaners Class of that church. Her survivors include one stepson, Paul PARSONS of Lyndonville; six grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at the Smythe Funeral Home tomorrow at 2 p.m. by the Rev. Richard Billingsley. Burial will be in Lynhaven Cemetery. Friends may call tonight from 7-9 p.m.

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

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 14 Feb 2004


JONATHAN R. PARSONS (16 Jun 1812 - 19 Aug 1890)

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

Jonathan R. PARSONS, of Shelby, passed away at his residence at three a.m. on Tuesday, August 19, 1890, after suffering for three weeks from gangrene in one of his feet.

He was born in the town of Gilmanton, New Hampshire, June 16th, 1812; came to Shelby on Oct. 15th, 1816, thus being a resident in Shelby for seventy-four years. He helped to build the first Presbyterian Church in Medina, and, considerably more than half a century ago, joined the Baptist Church, of that place, being baptized by Rev. Savage. Some time previous to 1833 he was transferred to the First Baptist Church of Shelby. He was very intelligent, was leader of the choir several years, was a valuable member of his church, and was widely known as a very straightforward and peace-loving citizen.

He is survived by two sisters and four brothers, his eldest brother being Rev. Isaac Smith PARSONS. The service was conducted at the house by Rev. Napoleon Smith and his burial took place at Shelby Center Cemetery, on Wednesday morning.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 27 Sep 2003


RICHARD N. PARSONS (30 Mar 1882 - 19 May 1948)

Newspaper: Unknown
Surnames: PARSONS

Lyndonville - Richard N. PARSONS, 66, well-known retired businessman of Lyndonville and Medina, died yesterday afternoon at his home, 173 South Main Street, as the result of a heart attack suffered on Sunday.

Mr. PARSONS began his business career in 1905 with a hardware, plumbing and heating store at Lyndonville, in which he had been actively associated until his retirement in April of this year. A similar store was opened in Medina three years ago, his son, Paul PARSONS, taking over both businesses when his father retired. Born March 30, 1882 in the Town of Yates, he was the son of the late Edward H. and Minerva PARSONS. He was a member of the Methodist Church of Lyndonville, and was active on the official board. He was closely associated with church activities his entire lifetime.

Surviving are his wife, Ivy H. PARSONS; one son, Paul PARSONS; and two grandchildren, all of Lyndonville; also two nieces and several cousins. Funeral services will be held from his late residence, on Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock, with the Rev. Raymond H. Draffin pastor of the Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Lynhaven Cemetery.

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

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 2 Feb 2004

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PARTRIDGE

MARION PARTRIDGE (1904 - 6 Apr 1950)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Tues., April 11, 1950
Surnames: PARTRIDGE, CONGER

Lyndonville - The death of Marion H. PARTRIDGE, 45, of Hornell, a former resident of this village, occurred suddenly Thursday afternoon, April 6. Funeral services were held at his late residence in Hornell yesterday afternoon with the Rev. Glenn BUCHER officiating.

The immediate survivors of Mr. PARTRIDGE are his wife, Thelma CONGER PARTRIDGE, a son, Truman Adelbert and a daughter Patricia Alice, all of Hornell. Burial was on the Conger plot in Lynhaven Cemetery, Lyndonville. Mr. and Mrs. Francis RUMBLE and Miss Martha THOMAS drove to Hornell Monday to attend the funeral service.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 7 May 2002

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PASK

HOWARD W. PASK (14 Nov 1896 - 14 Feb 1900)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs., Feb. 15, 1900
Surnames: PASK

Howard, the four-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry PASK, of West Barre, died yesterday after a brief illnes

(Interment in Millville Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 13 Feb 2003


MARY MARSHALL PASK (31 Dec 1855 - 31 Jan 1940)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Thurs., 2/1/1940
Surnames: PASK, HILL, MARSHALL, TINKHAM

Mrs. Mary PASK, 84, widow of the late Henry PASK, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Benjamin HILL, Townline Road, Millville, at ten o'clock last night. She had been in ill health for sometime. Born in England, Mrs. PASK came to the United States when she was 18 years of age and has been a resident of Millville since that time. She had been a member of the Millville Methodist Church for the past 45 years and for the greater part of that time an active worker in the church and church societies. She was a member of Ladie' Aid Society.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. HILL, and Mrs. Floyd TINKHAM of Akron; four sons, Lloyd amd Frank of Oakfield and George and Gaily PASK of Millville; 32 grandchildren, 39 great grandchildren; and two brothers, Harry MARSHALL of Lyndonville and William MARSHALL of Albion.

Funeral services will be held from the home of her daughter Saturday afternoon at 2:30. Rev. John Sandmeyer of Tonawanda will conduct the services assisted by Rev. Carroll Halbert, pastor of the Millville Church. Burial will be in Millville Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 26 Apr 2004

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PASSARELL/PASSARELLI

CANDIDA DeJEROME PASSARELLI (23 Dec 1857 - 9 Jul 1926)

Newspaper: The Holley Standard, Thursday, July 15, 1926, front page
Surnames: PASSARELLI, BIASELLI, DeDOMENICO, DeJEROME, DeLAURA, DELMONICO, DeTROYA, PIEDEMONTE

 Mrs. Candida PASSARELLI, widow of Lewis PASSARELLI, died at her home on the Hulburton Road, Friday, July 9. She was born in Italy 69 years ago and had resided in the United States for the past 28 years.

 She leaves four daughters, Mrs. John. F. PIEDEMONTE of Murray, Mrs. James BIASELLI of Brockville, Mrs. Peter DeTROYA of Medina, Mrs. Nitax D. DeDOMENICO of Chicago; two sons, Romulo PASSARELLI of Saranac Lake, and Guido PASSARELLI of Murray, and two sisters, Mrs. Romelda DeLAURA and Mrs. Thomasena DELMONICO of Los Angeles.

 The funeral was held Sunday at 2 P.M. from the residence. Burial at Hillside Cemetery.

Submitted by: Mark Rustay 12 Oct 2004


FELIX J. PASSARELLI (1893 - 6 May 1959)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Thurs., May 7, 1959
Surnames: PASSARELLI, STOCKSTEAD, STANGO, MONACELLI

Felix J. PASSARELLI, 66, died yesterday morning in Bell, Calif., after a long illness. Born in Italy, Mr. PASSARELLI came to this country at the age of six with his parents, settling in Fancher at that time. For a number of years he managed a tire and accessory store on Main St. here and later managed the Iroquois Hotel on East Center St. In 1940 Mr. Passarelli went to Buffalo, and for the past eight years had managed a restaurant in California.

His wife, Louise, died in 1940. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Florence STOCKSTEAD of California and Mrs. James STANGO of Waterbury, Conn.; one sister Mrs. Peter MONACELLI of Albion and one brother Leo of Medina. Also, one granddaughter; two half-sisters and a half-brother in Erie, Pa.; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

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

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 19 Jan 2003


GUIDO PASSARELL (9 Nov 1896 - 11 Nov 1939)

Newspaper: The Holley Standard, November 16, 1939, front page
Surnames: PASSARELL, BIASELLI, DeDOMINICO, DeTROY, PETROLINE, PIEDMONT

Guido (Guy) PASSARELL, aged forty-three years, passed away at his home on the Jackson Road on Saturday, November 11, 1939.  He was born in Italy November 9, 1896. He had lived in this vicinity for forty-two years and had resided on the Jackson Road for the past five years.

 He leaves his wife, Mrs. Mattie PETROLINE PASSARELL; two daughters, Irene and Estelle, both of Holley; six sons, Louis, Phillip, Guido Jr., Sidney, Kenneth and Neil, all of Holley, and four sisters, Mrs. Anita DeDOMINICO of Chicago, Mrs. James BIASELLI of Hulberton, Mrs. Peter DeTROY of Medina and Mrs. John F. PIEDMONT of Holley.

 Services were held from the home Tuesday afternoon, with burial in Hillside Cemetery.

Submitted by: Mark Rustay 12 Oct 2004


JEAN MARIE PASSARELL (1912 - 20 Dec 1950)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Thurs., Dec. 21, 1950
Surnames: PASSARELL, NAVARRA

Albion - Mrs. Jean Marie PASSARELL, 38, died yesterday, Dec. 20, at the Arnold Gregory Memorial Hospital here a few hours after her son had been born dead. She was a member of the Albion Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and of St. Joseph’s Church and its Rosary Society.

She is survived by her husband, John PASSARELL; twin daughters, Rebekah and Deborah; two sisters, Miss Edna PASSARELL and Mrs. Joseph NAVARRA, both of Albion, and six brothers, Anthony, Roosevelt, Dean and Edward PASSARELL of Albion, William PASSARELL of Syracuse and Adolph PASSARELL of Kansas City.

Friends may call at the Christopher Funeral Home at 354 W. State St., where members of the Rosary Society will meet in a body at 7:30 p. m. tomorrow. Prayer services will be held there at 8:30 a. m. Saturday, with services at 9 a. m. at St. Joseph’s Church. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 26 May 2003


JOHN PASSERELLI (1862 - 15 Dec 1919)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 18 Dec. 1919
Surnames: PASSARELLI

The death of John PASSERELLI, father of Felix PASSERELLI, proprietor of the Medina Double Life Tire Company, occurred Monday at his home in Fancher.

(Interment took place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 15 Jun 2005


KIMBERLY ANN PASSARELL (9 Nov 1957 - 15 Nov 1957)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Fri., Nov. 15, 1957
Surnames: PASSARELL

ALBION - A burial service was held in Mt. Albion Cemetery yesterday for Kimberly Ann PASSARELL, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ogo PASSARELL of Albion, who died Wednesday in Strong Memorial Hospital Rochester. She was born Saturday in Arnold Gregory Memorial Hospital in Albion and taken Sunday to the Rochester hospital. She was their first child.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Feb 23, 2002


LOUISE PASSARELLI PASSARELLI (1900 - 11 Mar 1940)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Tues, 12 Mar 1940
Surnames: PASSARELLI, AMEROSE, DeJULLIO, FERRI, MONACELLI, SIMON

Mrs. Louise P. PASSARELLI, 39, wife of Felix PASSARELLI, died yesterday in a Rochester hospital following several years of illness. A native of Albion, she lived in Medina many years.

She is survived by her husand, Felix PASSARELLI; two daughters, Florence Velma and Betty Louse, all of Medina; and her mother Mrs. Florence PASSARELLI of Albion. She is also survived by many in-laws, nephews and nieces.

Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. James A. Hogan Thursday morning 9 o'clock in St. Mary's Church with burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery.


Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Fri, 15 Mar 1940

Funeral services were held in St. Mary's Church by Rev. James A. Hogan for the late Mrs. Louise P. PASSARELLI, 39, of Medina, who died last Monday after several years of illness. Burial was in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Mrs. PASSARELLI is survived by her husband, Felix PASSARELLI of Medina; two daughters, Florence Velma and Betty Louise PASSARELLI, both of Medina; her mother, Mrs. Florence PASSARELLI of Albion; four sisters, Mrs. Angeline FERRI of Medina; Mrs. Clara PASSARELLI AMEROSE of Pennsylvania; Mrs. C. SIMON of New York City; Mrs. Mary DeJULLIO of Albion; and three brothers, John, Anthony and Nicholas PASSARELLI, all of Albion.

Pall bearers for Mrs. PASSARELLI were Leo PASSARELLI,a brother-in-law, of Medina; Elmer DeJULLIO, a nephew, of Albion; Peter PASSARELLI, of Fancher; Gregory MONACELLI and J.A. MONACELLI, cousins, of Albion.

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PATTA

MR. PATTA ( - Dec 1911)

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

One man, an Italian, named PATTA, was killed and another employee severly injured on the barge canal near Hulberton Saturday by being struck by a dump car.

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PATTE

GEORGE PATTE (1867 - 19 Nov 1915)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 25 Nov 1915
Surnames: PATTE

George PATTE, of Morton, committed suicide Friday morning at his home. His lifeless body was found in the barn where he had shot himself. Temporary insanity is said to be the cause of the deed. He was 45 years of age and leaves his wife (Julia CONKLING) and two sons.

(Interment in Morton Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 7 May 2006


ELIZABETH PATTE ( - 12 Jun 1938)

Newspaper: Albion Advertiser, Friday 17 Jun 1938, Page 7 - 'When the Curtain Falls'
Surnames: PATTE

Elizabeth PATTE, widow of the late John PATTE, died in Brockport Sunday.

Submitted by: Richard Callard Feb 3, 2002

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PATTEN

BERTHA S. BALDWIN PATTEN (1874 - 10 Mar 1940)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Mon., 3/11/1940
Surnames: PATTEN, BALDWIN, TAYLOR

Albion - Mrs. Bertha S. PATTEN secretary of Orleans County Child Welfare Board, Albion Presbyterian Church treasurer and a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, died in her home here early yesterday morning. She was born in Albion and was active in civic and church activities.

She is survived by her husband, Charles S. PATTEN; one daughter, Mrs. Robert TAYLOR of Albion; two brothers, Charles L. BALDWIN of Albion and George D. BALDWIN of South Hannibal.

Funeral will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow in First Presbyterian Church here, with the Rev. Earle I. Hamlin officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Albion Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 26 Apr 2004


INFANT PATTEN (8 May 1903 - B May 1903)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 14 May 1903
Surnames: PATTEN

An infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James PATTEN, of Orient street, died on Friday after a brief illness.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 9 Sep 2005

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PATTERSON

LEWIS CHAUNCEY PATTERSON (9 Nov 1851 - 11 Jun 1923)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Wed., Jun 20, 1923
Surnames: PATTE

Lewis C. PATTERSON, a former resident of Holley, died suddenly in Rochester last week (11 Jun 1923), aged 71 years.

(Interment in Hillside Cemetery)

Submitted by: John Noble 21 Jan 2003

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PAWLOSKI

TILLIE PAWLOSKI (1890 - 10 Aug 1955)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Thurs., Aug. 11, 1955
Surnames: PAWLOSKI, KURDZIEL, SMITH, KNUTOWICZ

The body of Mrs. Alex PAWLOSKI, formerly Mrs. Tillie KURDZIEL and a resident of Medina for many years, whose death occurred unexpectedly in Cleveland, Ohio, yesterday morning, will arrive in Medina today and be taken to the home of her son, Henry, at 358 East Center Street. Funeral arrangements have not been completed.

Survivors include four sons, Frank KURDZIEL, Cleveland, Ohio; Adam of Macon, Ga. and Edmund and Henry of Medina and one daughter, Mrs. Sophia SMITH, also of Medina, and three grandsons, Robert Francis, Joseph and George KURDZIEL. Mrs. PAWLOSKI had been a resident of Cleveland for the past three years.


Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal Aug. 13, 1955

Prayers will be said at 9:30 tomorrow morning in the home of her son, Henry KURDZIEL, 358 East Center St., with a requiem mass at 10 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church for Mrs. Tillie KURDZIEL PAWLOSKI, whose death occurred in Cleveland, OH., on August 10. Mrs. PAWLOSKI operated a grocery business on Gulf St. here for a period of 15 years prior to her going to Cleveland three years ago.

She is survived by her husband, Alex PAWLOSKI, a sister, Mrs. Igratius KNUTOWICZ, Rochester; four sons, Frank of Cleveland; Adam, Macon, Ga., and Edmund and Henry of Medina, also a daughter, Mrs. Sophia SMITH of Medina and three grandchildren, Robert Francis, Joseph and George KURDZIEL, all of Medina.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 7 Aug 2002

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PAYNE

CHARLES PAYNE (1917 - 17 Jul 1957)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Thurs., July 18, 1957
Surnames: PAYNE, PITTARD, LAKE, MAJOR, SANFORD

FUNERAL IS SET FOR VICTIM OF AUTO ACCIDENT
Funeral services are scheduled here Saturday for Charles PAYNE, 39, of 723 S. Main St., who died yesterday afternoon at the Buffalo General Hospital of internal injuries and a fractured pelvis received last Thursday night in an automobile accident at Knowlesville. The deceased was born in Medina, the son of the late Charles T. and Mabel (PITTARD) PAYNE, and he had lived in Medina his entire lifetime.

He was a passenger in a car operated by a friend, Ronald MOORE, 25, also of 723 S. Main, who is still in the Medina Memorial Hospital with a skull injury. MOORE faces arrest on a charge of endangering driving after his release from the hospital, according to State Police. Troopers investigated and explained that MOORE’s car went out of control after it passed over the Knowlesville bridge on Route 31. It skidded into a power pole. It was the second fatal accident within several hundred yards of that point in the past two months.

PAYNE, an employee of the Whitmer-Jackson plant here, is survived by his wife, Doris; his mother, Mrs. Mabel PAYNE of Medina; and three sisters; Mrs. DeForest LAKE and Mrs. John MAJOR of Medina, and Mrs. Sumner SANFORD of Albion. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, at the Thibault Funeral Home in South Main St., Medina. Burial will be in Mt. Albion Cemetery.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 27 Aug 2002


ETTA JEANETTE GARRICK PAYNE (1869 - 7 Nov 1940)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Albion; Wed. Nov 13, 1940
Surnames: PAYNE, GARRICK, ROWE

Mrs. Etta PAYNE, sister of Mrs. Margaret ROWE of Barre, died Thursday morning at the home of a brother-in-law, Charles PAYNE, in Medina. She was born 83 years in the Town of Yates. Burial was made at Mt. Albion Cemetery.

Submitted by: Mark Rustay Feb 17, 2002


HOMER SAMUEL PAYNE (26 Jul 1858 - 12 Mar 1948)

Newspaper: The Lyndonville Enterprise, Thurs., 18 Mar 1948
Surnames: PAYNE, KENYON, CULIN

Homer Samuel PAYNE, 89, died Friday morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John CULIN, Millers, following a lingering illness. He had been in ill health for approximately a year. Born at Batavia July 26, 1858, the son of the late Noah and Hulda PAYNE, he had lived in the vicinity of Millers since a young boy. On Mar. 9, 1881, Mr. Payne was married to Miss Jessie KENYON at County Line. In 1902 he moved to Millers where he operated a produce business, which at the present time is carried on by his son-in-law, John CULIN. Mr. PAYNE was a charter member of the Barker lodge of Odd Fellows.

Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. CULIN; one son, Evelyn PAYNE of Medina; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held from the Culin residence on Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, with Rev. George Geyer of the Somerset and County Line Methodist churches officiating. Burial in Hartland Central cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 23 Jun 2008


JOSIAH PAYNE (8 Apr 1850 - 4 Mar 1923)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, March 5, 1923
Surnames: PAYNE, CHAMBERS, HALL, KITTREDGE, MOONE, SAXTON

The death of Josiah PAYNE occurred at his home at Jeddo, yesterday and Orleans county lost one of its most respected and honored citizens. The funeral will be held on Tuesday at two o’clock at his late home and burial at West Ridgeway cemetery.

Josiah PAYNE was a man to be admired for the courage of his convictions and the total absence of hypocrisy. Open and candid, one always knew where Mr. PAYNE stood on any and all questions; honest and upright he was respected by all who were fortunate to know him. He was a rare type; honest and just.

The deceased was born at Outwell, England, April 8, 1850, and came to America in 1853 and with the exception of a few months spent in Illinois in 1865, he has resided near and at Jeddo all his life. In 1876 he married Edith W. HALL, who died in 1886. Since 1873 he had for most of the time conducted a general store at Jeddo and served most acceptably as postmaster from 1873 to 1883 and again for about ten years prior to the discontinuance of the Jeddo post office in 1904. From 1890 to 1910 he served as justice of the peace and a member of the town board of Ridgeway for twenty years, the period between 1890 and 1910. He became a member of Hartland Lodge F. & A. M. of Johnson Creek, March 4, 1872 and of the Jeddo Lodge No. 84, International Order of Good Templars July 13, 1872, with membership continuing in both the rest of his life.

November 2, 1893, he was married to Anne M. HALL, who survives him. Besides a wife he leaves a son, Gordon H. PAYNE, of this city, two daughters, Mrs. Fred H. MOONE and Miss Emma Louise PAYNE and two grandchildren, Gordon Ronald PAYNE and Joanna MOONE. He was the son of Thomas PAYNE and Ann CHAMBERS and is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Sarah KITTREDGE of Warsaw, N. Y., Mrs. Rebecca WOOD, of Hamilton, Ind., and Mrs. Cora SAXTON of Jeddo and two brothers, Charles PAYNE of Brockport, N. Y., and Alva PAYNE of Canandaigua, N. Y.

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


MARY ANN BROWN PAYNE (13 Aug 1865 - 19 Sep 1929)

Newspaper: Orleans American and Weekly News dated Sept. 26, 1929
Surnames: PAYNE, ALDERSON, POLLOCK, SMITH

Mrs. William PAYNE of Holley died September 19th. She was born in Oakfield, 64 years ago. Mrs. PAYNE was member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, the Ladies Aid Society and the Unity club of Holley.

Besides her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Alfred ALDERSON, of Wilkinsburg, Pa., and Mrs. Frank POLLOCK of Cleveland Heights, Ohio; one son, Edwin SMITH of Portland, Ore. Funeral service was held from the home Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

(First husband's name was Charles Oscar SMITH)

Submitted by: Bernard Charles Alderson 8 Apr 2002


ROSE AUGUSTA PAYNE (12 Aug 1874 - 22 Jun 1945)

Newspaper: The Medina Journal, Mon. 25 Jun 1945
Surnames: PAYNE, SALISBURY

Services Held Today For Mrs. Rose Payne
Funeral services for Mrs. Rose Augusta PAYNE, 70, whose death occurred in her Knowlesville home Friday June 22nd, following a long illness, were held this afternoon from her late home. The Rev. Christy Croft, pastor of the Knowlesville Presbyterian Church, officiated and burial was in Mt. Albion Cemetery.

She was born in Orleans County August 12, 1874, and resided in the home where she died for 45 years. She was a member of the Knowlesville Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are a son, Donald J. PAYNE of Knowlesville; a daughter, Mrs. Willard SALISBURY of Albion and a grandson, Donald SALISBURY.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 28 Feb 2006

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PAXON

MRS. PAXON ( - 19 May 1897)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 20 May 1897
Surnames: PAXON, HURD

The friends of Mrs. S. W. HURD, of Lockport, are grieved to learn of the death of her mother, Mrs. PAXON, which occurred yesterday at her home in Akron, after a brief illness. Deceased was a most estimable lady, whose amiability endeared her to a wide circle of acquaintances.

(NOTE: per obit of Charles Frost HURD (1853-1929), one of his brothers was Dr. S. Wright HURD of Lockport.)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 16 Oct 2007

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PEARCE

FRANK PEARCE (6 Jan 1884 - 29 Feb 1948)

Newspaper: unknown
Surnames: PEARCE, DAY, ESSERY, GAY, LAURETTE, SLUTE, WINTERS

Frank PEARCE, 64, died suddenly Sunday evening at his home, E. Yates Center rd. Born Jan. 6, 1884, at Oshawa, Ont., Canada, he was the son of the late Lewis and Sarah SLUTE PEARCE. Mr. PEARCE came to the town of Yates in 1912 and married Miss Sarah DAY, residing in this community since that time, where he was engaged in farming. He was a member of Yates lodge, 675, F&AM.

Surviving are his wife, Sarah DAY PEARCE; one son, John PEARCE of Buffalo; two daughters, Mrs. Arthur WINTERS of Medina, and Mrs. Joseph LAURETTE of Buffalo; three sisters, Mrs. Ethel ESSERY of Oshawa, Mrs. Joshua GAY of Detroit, Mich., and Miss Kathryn PEARCE of Niagara Falls, Ont.; three brothers, Freeman PEARCE of New York city, Henry PEARCE of Niagara Falls, Ont., and William PEARCE of Buffalo; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Smythe Funeral home, with Rev. Floyd A. Childs of Yates Baptist church officiating. Burial in Lynhaven Cemetery.

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

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 12 Jan 2004

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PEASE

FLORA OWENS PEASE (1862 - 23 Feb 1892)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 25 Feb 1892
Surnames: PEASE, OWENS

Mrs. Flora QWENS PEASE, wife of Prof. Henry PEASE, died at their home on Park Avenue, Tuesday night, of pneumonia, aged 30 years. Two infant children are left motherless. The bereaved husband will have the sympathy of all in his great affliction. Brief funeral services were held at the residence at 10:30 a. m. today and the remains taken on the 11:58 train for interment at Mrs. PEASE’s former home, Randolph, Cattaraugus Co., N.Y.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 24 Feb 2006


LLOYD D. PEASE (4 Feb 1898 - 16 May 1928)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 17 May 1928
Surnames: PEASE

The mangled body of Lloyd PEASE, 30, of Charlotte, was found last week on the New York Central tracks in Brighton. Several circumstances connected with the death of Pease have led relatives to make further investigation into his sudden death. A diamond stick pin, a ring, his watch and chain and all but a few cents of his money were missing when his body was found. A greater part of PEASE’s life was spent in and around Medina. For the past few years he has made his home with his mother in Rochester. A brother, Everett PEASE, also resides at Lyndonville.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 6 Jun 2005


ROBERT PEASE (1892 - 6 May 1903)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 14 May 1903
Surnames: PEASE

The many friends of Prof. Henry PEASE, of Titusville, Pa., formerly principal of the Medina High School, will sympathize with him in the death of his son, Robert, aged eleven years. The sad event occurred on the 6th inst., caused by rheumatism and heart difficulty. Deceased was born in Medina and was left motherless at the age of four months. This is the third time that Prof. Pease’s home has been entered by the death messenger, and this time the sole surviving member of his own family was taken away.

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PEASLEE

HANNAH PEASLEE (1796 - 11 Aug 1861)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs., 22 Aug. 1861
Surnames: PEASLEE

Died - On the 11th inst., in this village, Mrs. Hannah PEASLEE, wife of Orry PEASLEE, aged 65 years, 8 (or 3?) months and 28 days. Mrs. Peaslee was greatly afflicted with a rheumatic affection for more than 19 years, which she bore with a christian patience and resignation to the last moment of her existence. She retained her mental faculties in their full vigor up to the last moment, and patiently awaited the approach of death, _______ conscience that “to depart and be with Jesus was far better.”

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 28 Aug 2003

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PECK

SALOME E. PECK (1838 - 25 Apr 1857)

Newspaper: Brockport Republic, 1 May 1857, pg 2, col 5
Surnames: PECK

In Kendall Apr. 25, Salome E. PECK, aged 18 years.

Transcribed & submitted by John Noble, 26 Jun 2006

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PEEL

REV. JOHN W. PEEL (6 Nov 1882 - 27 Dec 1948)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal
Surnames: PEEK, COLTON, FELL, GODFREY, MASTERSON, PHILLIPS

Died Last Night In Rectory Fire.

Buffalo - A native of Medina, the Rev. John W. PEEL, 66, pastor of St. Stephen's Church, Elk Street and Euclid Place, and a former diocesan superintendent of schools, was burned to death in a tragic fire which swept the rectory last night. His assistant, the Rev. Martin B. FELL, 57, was burned severely about the body and is in critical condition in Emergency Hospital; and Miss Alice PEEL, 83, a sister of Father Peel and head housekeeper, is in Mercy Hospital suffering from smoke fumes and shock. Her condition was reported as fair today.

The fire alarm was sounded at 11:13 p.m. last night; firemen made desperate attempts to reach Father PEEL and his sister on the second floor. When they finally reached Father PEEL'S bed they brought the body down to the sanctuary of the church and before the high alter the last rites were administered. Grime-covered firemen, weeping parishioners and doleful priests, who gathered from many parts of the diocese, knelt and prayed.

Fire evidently originated in a short circuit in a radio on the second floor according to Fire Commissioner MASTERSON. "Flames mushroomed rapidly through the hallway and seven other rooms on the second floor, then swept down the stairway to the first floor", he said. He estimated damage at $20,000 to the 2½-story brick rectory and $8000 to its contents.

Father PEEL, who had been ill for several months but had celebrated midnight Mass on Christmas Eve, was in bed in his room. His sister had just taken lunch and a newspaper to his room when they smelled smoke. Both were trapped in the room when flames cut off possible escape down the stairway. "My brother was right behind me as we started toward a side window", said Miss PEEL. "I heard him fall but could not find him because of the smoke. I do not remember what happened then". Firemen found her at the window and carried her down a ladder, but shooting flames and thick smoke prevented them from re-entering the room. Directing hose lines into the room, they cleared the way in 20 minutes so they could reach Father PEEL, who was found on the floor a short distance from the window.

Father PEEL was born in Medina November 6, 1882, and the family resided at East Center Street. After preparing for the priesthood at Our Lady of the Angels' Seminary, Niagara University, he was ordained in Buffalo by the late Most Rev. Charles H. COLTON, on June 5, 1909.

One of the highlights of his career was his direction of the Catholic school system in the diocese, serving as superintendent of parochial schools for 18 and one-half years, in addition to carrying on his parish duties.

Surviving are three sisters, Alice, Mrs. Florence GODFREY and Mrs. Margaret PHILLIPS of Buffalo, and a brother, Joseph L. PEEL of Geneva.

The body is resting at the home of his sister, Mrs. GODFREY, 65 Englewood Avenue, until the funeral mass, the date of which will be announced later.

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 27 Mar 2002


KATHLEEN PEEL ( - 16 Jan 1931)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 22 Jan 1931
Surnames: PEEL

Word has been received in town of the death of Miss Kathleen PEEL, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John PEEL, of Geneva, formerly of Medina. The funeral was held Monday morning.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 16 Jan 2012

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PEGELOW

JOHN CHARLES PEGELOW (20 Aug 1885 - 28 Feb 1950)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Tues., Feb. 28, 1950
Surnames: PEGELOW, BARNES, FARRELL, McPHERSON, GARRETT, MONROE, CLEARY

John Charles PEGELOW, 64, a well-known Medina barber, died early this morning at his home, Horan Road, following a long illness. Born in Canada Aug. 20, 1885, he came to this country as a young boy. Mr. PEGELOW, whose barber shop is located at 508 Main Street, had owned his own shop for forty years. He was also a member of the Elks.

Surviving are his wife, May (FARRELL); four sons, Carl, Thomas, John, and Donald, all of Medina; four daughters, Mrs. Mary BARNES of Wellsville, Mrs. Ruth McPHERSON of Edgewood Heights, Md., and Mrs. Jane GARRETT and Miss Shirley PEGELOW of Medina; eight grandchildren; one brother, David PEGELOW of Medina; and two sisters, Mrs. Anna MONROE of Rochester and Mrs. Dorothy CLEARY of Ithaca.

Funeral services will be held from the Cleary Funeral Home, Park Avenue, on Friday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock with the Rev. R. E. MALTE, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be in Boxwood Cemetery. (Burial took place in St. Mary’s Cemetery not Boxwood)

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 5 Apr 2002


NORMAN DONALD PEGELOW (30 Jan 1930 - 2 Feb 1930)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 2/3/1930
Surnames: PEGELOW

The death of Norman Donald, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. John PEGELOW of East Avenue occurred at the family home Monday. The funeral will be held this afternoon.

(Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery)

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

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PELLEGRINO

DOMINIC PELLEGRINO (1946 - 18 Apr 1959)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Mon., April 20, 1959
Surnames: PELLEGRINO, NAVARRA

Multi-Unit Search Uncovers Local Youth’s Drowned Body
Medina Lad, 12, Dies in Glenwood Lake

One of the most spectacular combined search efforts in the recent history of the area took place here Saturday and Sunday as hundreds of men dragged the bottom of Glenwood Lake to retrieve the body of Dominic PELLEGRINO, 12, who drowned shortly before noon Saturday. There could be no hope for life or survival at the scene - only the grim search for the remains of the youngster who was one of two adrift in a small boat. In a mornent of fear at being adrift with a high wind and rough surface, the two had tried to swim ashore.

Dominic, the only son of Mr. and Mrs. John PELLEGRINO, 815 S. Main St., failed to make it to shore, apparently starting out first for the east shore, a long distance away. His companion, Daniel Thompson, 11, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence J. Thompson of Maple Ridge Rd., was successful, but just barely made it to shallow ground and safety on the nearer shoreline.

While onlookers, vehicles and apparatus crowded three sides of the small man-made lake at the north edge of Medina, the boatloads of searchers patiently dragged the bottom directed by walkie-talkie radio from shore and using both eye-witness accounts of where the boy was last sighted and also photographs showing the contour of the bottom. Finally, Sunday afternoon at about 2:20, the word was quickly flashed across the surface of the water that one drag line had hooked the boy’s shirt and was raising the body. The boat contained Joseph Cardone at the motor, Louis Metz and Richard Rigerman on the lines and David Chiarolanza, 13, who had been an eye-witness to the drowning on Saturday. An amphibious 'duck' sent from Niagara County was on the water nearby and swung about to help retrieve the body.

A certificate of death by accidental drowning was issued an hour later by Dr. David Fraser of Lyndonville, coroner. Piecing together the facts in the incident, State Police and fire department officials learned that the dead boy had been in a cove at Glenwood Lake Saturday morning, in company with three friends. In the group were Dominic; the Thompson boy; the Chiarolanza boy, and Daniel Stefaniak, 13. All four are pupils at St. Mary’s Parochial School. Two of the boys reportedly had fishing tackle, and during the late morning, the PELLEGRINO and Thompson boys decided to drift a short ways offshore, using an unattended rowboat which they found in the cove and which had no oars.

About 100 to 120 feet out to the east of a neck of land known as the ‘point” on the south end of the lake, the boys realized they were drifting with a current and the surface of the lake was made rough by a strong wind. They reportedly had fears of being swept over the falls at the north end of the lake where the dam is situated, not aware that the construction of the dam would have prevented this from happening. The boys decided to swim for shore, and the young witnesses to the tragedy reported that Dominic, in a moment of panic, started in the wrong direction. The boys described him as a very good swimmer, but they said he disappeared from sight under the water. When the Thompson boy got near shallow territory, young Stefaniak reportedly waded out to grab his arm and help him ashore.

The PELLEGRINO boy was born in Medina, the son of Jack and Carmella NAVARRA PELLEGRINO, formerly of Albion. The boy was active in sports and was a member of a Junior League team in baseball here last summer. Surviving besides his parents are twin sisters, Joan and Annette at home, his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Vincent NAVARRA of Albion and paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Dominic PELLEGRINO of Buffalo, also several aunts, uncles and cousins.

A prayer service will be held Thursday from his home 815 South Main Street, Medina, at 9 a.m. and a funeral mass at 9:30 from Saint Mary’s Church. Burial will be in Saint Mary’s Cemetery.

In talking with the Thompson boy’s father, police learned that the boys had gone fishing at about 8 or 9 a.m. and that Mr. Thompson had visited the lake at mid-morning to see if they were there. He failed to spot them, and assumed they had changed their minds in favor of other plans. When the Thompson youth was safely ashore, the boys ran quickly to a nearby house to phone firemen and report the tragedy. First on the scene were local firemen Frank Eppolito and David Lampo, followed closely in another vehicle by Fire Chief Ralph Whiting. State Police and Sheriff’s Dept. men, volunteer fireman and emergency crews from all over three counties joined other volunteers in the search with as many as 20 boats on the water at one tune. The search was called off at darkness Saturday and resumed at dawn on Sunday. Skin divers were standing by all times, but only dove once or twice to check underwater current. They reported that visibility in the lake was poor. Photographs taken some years ago when the lake was drained for power stations proved of value and showed the wide variance in the contour of the lake bottom. Glenwood Lake was widened from the creek and contains pockets said to be as deep as 60 feet.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

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PELTON

GOLDIE ALVORD PELTON (1892 - 13 Dec 1915)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 16 Dec 1915
Surnames: PELTON, ALVORD, SMITH

Mrs. Goldie PELTON died on Monday at the home of her mother, Mrs. Henry SMITH, on Oak Orchard street. She is survived by two sisters and two brothers. The funeral took place yesterday.

(Note: Goldie was the daughter of John D. & Harriet C. ALVORD. Her husband's first name and her place of burial is unknown. Her first name may really be Florence. She was living with the step-father, Henry SMITH and her mother in June along with her sister Beulah ALVORD and brothers Gilbert ALVORD & Bradley SMITH and was not married at that time.)

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WILLIS A. PELTON (1854 - 18 May 1923)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 5/19/1923
Surnames: PELTON

The death of Willis A. PELTON occurred at his home on State Street at 6 o’clock Friday evening. The deceased was born at Baldwinsville, N. Y., sixty-nine years ago, at which place he resided until thirteen years ago, when he made his home in this village.

There remain to mourn his loss, his wife and three sons, Willis, Jr., of Cato, N.Y.; Lynne C. of Middleport; and Richard A. of Medina. The funeral will be held at the home at 3:30 Sunday afternoon, Rev. J.J. Allen officiating. Interment at Baldwinsville, Monday.

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PEMP

RUTH FULLER PEMP (5 Apr 1897 - 14 Aug 1949)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Tues., Aug. 16, 1949
Surnames: PEMP, FULLER

Funeral services will be held at the Hartt Funeral Home Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. for the late Mrs. Martin PEMP, whose death occurred suddenly in Rochester Sunday. The Rev. Ralph ROSS, pastor of the First Baptist Church will officiate and burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.

Mrs. PEMP was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. David FULLER. Born in Shelby she has lived in Rochester for the past twenty-five years.

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PENDER

MARY C. PENDER (1863 - 20 Jun 1940)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Fri., 21 June 1940
Surnames: PENDER, FULLER

Funeral services for Miss Mary C. PENDER, 77, former resident of the Town of Shelby, whose death occurred at her home in South Park avenue, Buffalo, yesterday, will be held in that city Saturday morning. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Medina. Miss PENDER was born at Sour Springs, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas PENDER. Surviving are a brother Frank PENDER of Buffalo and a sister, Mrs. Richard FULLER of South Otselic, N Y.

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PENDERGRAST

ALICE PENDERGRAST ( - 12 Feb 1923)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, February 13, 1923
Surnames: PENDERGRAST, FOX, WHITE

Word was received here today of the death at Rockland, Massachusetts of Miss Alice PENDERGRAST, a former resident of Medina. Miss PENDERGRAST was well known here having lived here the greater part of her life. Mrs. Ellen WHITE of South Academy Street (Medina) is a sister of the deceased.


Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, February 14, 1923

The funeral of Miss Alice PENDERGRAST, who died at Rockland, Mass., Tuesday, will be held tomorrow morning in that city, with interment at Rockland. Miss PENDERGAST (sic) is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Ellen WHITE of Medina, and Mrs. Thomas FOX of Rockland, and one brother, James PENDERGRAST, of East Bridgewater, Mass. Mr. and Mrs. Vincent WHITE and Mr. James E. WHITE of Medina are in Rockland for the funeral.

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PENNEY / PENNY

DANIEL C. PENNEY ( - 17 Jan 1907)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 24 Jan 1907
Surnames: PENNEY, ELLIOTT, KINNEY, RYAN

The body of the suicide found sitting on a foot rail of a snow plow in the freight yards of the International Railway Company near Lockport Thursday morning was identified as Daniel C. PENNEY, of Albion.

PENNEY's mother, Mrs. William ELLIOTT, of Albion, was notified by Coroner Kittinger of the death of her son. He also has two sisters, Mrs. William KINNEY, of Albion, and Mrs. John RYAN, of Medina. It is said that PENNEY brooded over the death of his wife (Josephine) which occurred s everal months ago. He was a member of Rochester Lodge, Modern Woodmen of America, and was in good standing.

The clew to the identification was brought about by finding the initials, D. C. P., on the inside of the linen collar worn by the suicide.

(Interment in Hillside Cemetery)

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JOSEPH PENNY (AKA MARCINOWSKI) (Jul 1882 - 7 Aug 1946)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Aug 7, 1946
Surnames: PENNY, MARCINOWSKI, MALE

Joseph PENNY (AKA MARCINOWSKI), 63, died early this morning at his home, 525 High Street, following a long illness. Born in Brooklyn, Mr. PENNY came to Medina as a child, and has resided here since that time. He was employed as a finisher at Mahar Furniture Co. for twenty-five years. He was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church.

Surviving are three sons, Frank PENNY of Dayton, Ohio, and Edward and John PENNY at home; two daughters, Miss Helen PENNY, and Mrs. Walter MALE, both of Medina; and one brother, John PENNY of Albion.

Funeral services will be held Friday morning at 8:30 o’clock from his late home, 525 High Street, and at 9 o’clock at Sacred Heart Church. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

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PENTOLD

PETER PENTOLD (1849 - 8 Dec 1861)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs., 12 Dec. 1861
Surnames: PENTOLD, SHIPPEN

Fatal Accident - A boy named Peter PENTOLD, aged about 12 years, living with John SHIPPEN, at the County Line, south of the Ridge, met with a sudden and dreadful death on Sunday morning last. While loading a horse from the barn, the horse became restive, reared up his fore feet, knocking the boy over and coming down with both feet on the boys head, crushing it in a horrible manner and killing him instantly.

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PERFITT

KATE TOMELKA PERFITT ( - 13 Jan 1955)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Fri., Jan. 14, 1955
Surnames: PERFITT, TOMELKA, MANIESKI, LEWKOWSKI, HOFFMAN, RAYMONDJACK

The death of Mrs. Kate TOMELKA PERFITT, former resident of Medina, occurred yesterday in Haines City, Florida, where she had resided for several years. Burial will be in that city.

Included among her survivors are a brother, Joseph TOMELKA, Lyndonville; Mrs. Victoria MANIESKI, Medina, and Mrs. Marion LEWKOWSKI, Buffalo, sisters; and three cousins, Mrs. Mary HOFFMAN, Mrs. Marion RAYMONDJACK and Michael TOMELKA, all of Medina.

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

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PERHACH

PAUL JOSEPH PERHACH (20 Apr 1949 - 30 Apr 1949)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, abt. Mon., May 2, 1949
Surnames: PERHACH, ALBONE

Funeral services were held this afternoon in Thibault Funeral Home for Paul Joseph PERHACH, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph PERHACH, Murdock Road whose death occurred Saturday morning in Children’s Hospital, Buffalo, after a brief illness. Burial was in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Surviving are his parents, four sisters, Mrs. Charles ALBONE of Iraq, and Dorothy, Elsie and Carol at home.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

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PERKINS

ALICE LOUISE PERKINS (1843 - 9 Jun 1861)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs., 13 June 1861
Surnames: PERKINS

Died - Of Consumption, on Sunday last, in Ridgeway, Miss Alice PERKINS, aged 17 years.

(Note: Daughter of Horace B. & Lucy PERKINS)

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MARGUERITE A. GILROY PERKINS (1888 - 18 Feb 1958)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Wed., Feb. 19, 1958
Surnames: PERKINS, GILROY, WATERSON, STEADMAN, HARRADINE, BARHITE

Mrs. Marguerite A. PERKINS, 69, died yesterday afternoon at her home, 202 Bennett Place. Although not in good health, Mrs. PERKINS’s sudden death was unexpected. Born in Clyde, N.Y., the daughter of Edward and Catherine GILROY, she had lived in Medina for twenty-eight years. She was a member of St. Mary’s Church and of St. Mary’s Mothers Club.

Surviving besides her husband, Rush PERKINS, are three daughters, Mrs. Robert WATERSON, Mrs. Kendall STEADMAN, both of Medina, and Mrs. Rollin HARRADINE of Bergen; two sons, Ralph and Ronald of Medina; four grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Tunis BARHITE of Medina; three nephews and two cousins.

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

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

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PERRINE

EMMA FOLSOM PERRINE ( - 27 Dec 1915)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune, Thurs., 30 Dec 1915
Surnames: PERRINE, FOLSOM, CLEVELAND, HARMON

Mrs. Emma FOLSOM PERRINE, mother of Mrs. Frances FOLSOM PRESTON, who was Mrs. Grover CLEVELAND, died on Monday at the home of her daughter in Princeton, N.J. Mrs. PERRINE formerly resided in Medina and was sister of the late Mr. HARMON.

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PERRY

ALICE CARRIE PERRY (20 Jan 1860 - 20 Dec 1900)

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

Alice Carrie PERRY, only daughter of Russell and Mary FENTON PERRY, died on the morning of December 20th, after a long illness with consumption. She was born in Ridgeway, January 20th, 1860, removing four years later to the home on Maple Ridge, where her death occurred. Her's was a gentle, retiring nature, with kindness of heart that was a living principle and a lovely Christian character that attracted and gather the friendship of all who knew her. Always forgetful of self - through the long months of suffering no murmur escaped her lips - only anxiety, lest those dearest should overdo in caring for her. Funeral services were held Saturday, December 22nd, the Rev. Henry Ellinwood, pastor of the Presbyterian Church, of which she was a member, officiating.

(Interment in Millville Cemetery)

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ANNA MARIE PERRY (24 Dec 1843 - 29 Jan 1922)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 2 Feb 1922
Surnames: PERRY, HILL, JONES

The death of Mrs. Marie HILL PERRY occurred at the home of her son, Leigh S. HILL, in Albion Sunday morning last. Mrs. PERRY was born in the town of Rush, December 24, 1843, and came to Albion ten years ago from Lyndonville with her son. She was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church at Lyndonville.

Mrs. PERRY is survived by a daughter, Mrs. B. C. JONES, of Eastwood, N. Y., and her son Leigh S. HILL, from whose home the funeral was held, the body was placed in the vault at Mount Albion cemetery until spring, when burial will take place in the Lyndonville cemetery (Lynhaven Cemetery).

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DANIEL PERRY (1811 - 19 Jan 1880)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 22 Jan 1880
Surnames: PERRY

Daniel PERRY, ticket agent for the N.Y.C.R.R., at Albion, died very suddenly Monday night. When he retired he was feeling slightly in---------, but no fears of his death were anticipated by his family. He was found dead the next morning. Mr. Perry was sixty-eight years of age, and had been in the employ of the railroad company as agent for fifteen years. He was a well known and highly respected citizen and leaves one son (WIllie) to mourn his loss.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

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ELIZABETH L. WARNER PERRY (Feb 1828 - 5 Jan 1905)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 12 Jan 1905)
Surnames: PERRY, TOMPKINS, WOODFORD

Mrs. Elizabeth PERRY, wife of the late Sheldon PERRY, died early Thursday morning, January 5th, 1905, after a long illness at the home of her son-in-law, George TOMPKINS. The funeral was held Saturday at 11 o'clock, services conducted by the Rev. D. S. Waterbury, pastor of the Presbyterian Church, of which the deceased had been a member many years. She leaves two daughters, Mrs. Grace TOMPKINS and Cora WOODFORD. Sympathy is extended to them by their many friends.

(Interment in Millville Cemetery)

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ETHELYN MAY SALMON PERRY (30 Nov 1893 - 6 Apr 1917)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Wed., Apr. 12, 1917
Surnames: PERRY, SALMON

The death of Mrs. Ethelyn May PERRY, wife of Victor N. PERRY, occurred at her home in Batavia, April 6th, of Apoplexy. Deceased had been in ill health for some time, but her death came entirely unexpected and was a great shock to her relatives and friends.

Mrs. PERRY was born in Medina, Nov. 30th, 1893, and was the daughter of Alfred and Mary SALMON. She was united in marriage to Mr. Perry, July 1st, at North Byron. Last October they moved to Batavia. Mrs. PERRY will be remembered by her many friends in Medina and Shelby, where her younger years were passed as a very estimoble young lady, with a very lovable disposition.

She leaves to mourn their loss, besides her husband, her parents and one brother, Everett SALMON, also of Batavia, who have the sympathy of a large circle of friends.

The funeral was held from the house, at 538 East Main street, Batavia, Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, the Rev. Stanley U. Mock officiating. Interment in Elmwood cemetery.

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FRANCES BLAKELEY PERRY (Oct 1855 - 25 Nov 1903)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 3 Dec. 1903
Surnames: PERRY, BLAKELEY

Frances BLAKELEY, wife of Fred F. PERRY, died quite suddenly at their home east of Medina, on November 25th, after a brief illness. Deceased was daughter of the late H. H. BLAKELEY and, besides her husband, is survived by one son, a sister and a brother, Howard BLAKELEY, of Harriman, Tenn. The funeral occurred Friday, Rev. Henry F. Ellinwood officiating. Interment at the Millville Cemetery.

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MABEL YOUNG PERRY (14 Jun 1869 - 4 Jul 1949)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Wed., July 6, 1949
Surnames: PERRY, YOUNG, JENNINGS, GREGORY

Funeral services for Mrs. Mable YOUNG PERRY, 80, whose death occurred in the Young Convalescent Home, Carlton, Monday, July 4, wIll be held at 2 p. m. on Thursday in Christ Episcopal Church, Albion, of which the deceased was a member. The Rev. Vincent BROWNE will officiate and burial will be in Mt. Albion Cemetery.

The deceased was active in church work, and a member of the Women’s Auxiliary of Christ Church. She was one of the founders of Orleans Chapter D.A.R. The body is resting at the Merrill Funeral Home in Albion.

Survivors include a niece, Mrs. W. H. JENNINGS of Rochester; a nephew, Gerald P. YOUNG of Santa Monaca, Calif., and a cousin, Mrs. Elizabeth GREGORY of New York City.

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MARY H. FENTON PERRY (1826 - 5 Jan 1873)

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

Died: In Shelby, January 5th, 1873, of consumption, Mary H., wife of Russell M. PERRY, aged 46 years. “The memory of the just is peace.”

(Interment in Millville Cemetery)

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RUSSELL BLAKELY PERRY (2 Feb 1890 - 4 Dec 1918)

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

The death of Russell PERRY, aged 29 years, occurred yesterday morning at his home on Oak Orchard street, of influenza. The funeral will be held this (Thursday) afternoon, and the interment will be in Millville Cemetery. He is survived by his wife and son. Mr. PERRY's untimely death is a great shock to his many friends.

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SARAH JANE PERRY (May 1818 - 24 Nov 1871)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune, Thurs., 7 Dec 1871
Surnames: PERRY

Died: At Millville, Nov. 24th, 1871, in the 53d year of her age, Sarah Jane, wife of Wm. PERRY.

(Interment in Maple Ridge Cemetery)

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PESCARA

ANTOINETTE CORRETINE PESCARA (1917 - 17 Dec 1959)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Fri., Dec. 18, 1959
Surnames: PESCARA, CORRETINE, MESI

Mrs. Antoinette PESCARA, 42, of 511 North Academy died yesterday at Medina Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. She was born in Medina, the daughter of the late Angelo and Elisa CORRETINE, and she had lived here her entire lifetime. Mrs. PESCARA was a member of St. Mary’s Church and of St. Mary’s Mothers Club.

Surviving besides her husband, Anthony, are two daughters, Patricia and Gloria D., at home; two sons, Anthony D. of Middleport and Dennis A., at home. Also one sister, Mrs. Christine MESI of Portland, Ore.; two grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends may call at the Thibault Funeral Home, South Main St., where a prayer service will be held at 9 a.m. Monday, with a funeral mass at 9:30 at St. Mary’s Church. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

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PESTELL

GERTRUDE M. PESTELL (1886 - 30 Sep 1949)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Oct. 3, 1949
Surnames: PESTELL, KELLES, HARDING, BARNARD

Albion - Funeral services were held in thc Grinnell Funeral Home today for Mrs. Gertrude PESTELL, 64, whose death occurred in Genesee Hospital, Rochester, on Friday of last week. She was a member of the Waterport Methodist Church and Abel Rebekah Lodge of Albion.

She leaves her husband, Charles PESTELL of Albion; two daughters, Mrs. James KELLES of Lyndonville and Mrs. Lee HARDING of Albion; a son, Robert PESTELL of Albion; five grandchildren; her mother Mrs. Jane BARNARD of Eagle Harbor and three sisters.

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PETERS

ELLA MARY PETERS (1903 - 2 Feb 1930)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 2/3/1930
Surnames: PETERS

Ella PETERS, aged 26 years, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph PETERS of Fulton, formerly of West Shelby, died Sunday, Feb. 2nd. The body will be brought to the home of John Scharlau at West Shelby and the funeral held from that place on Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Burial will be at West Shelby (Mt. Pleasant Cemetery).

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FREDERICA PETERS (1858 - 30 Nov 1950)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Fri., Dec. 1, 1950
Surnames: PETERS, PASK

Albion - Mrs. Frederica PETERS, 91, a native of Germany, died yesterday Nov. 30, at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Galley PASK of Millville. She also leaves another daughter, Mrs. George PASK of Albion, RFD; two sons, Henry A. and Frank of Albion, RFD; 12 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

The Rev. Kenneth Baker of Millville will officiate at services at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Grinnell Funeral Home, 230 S. Main St., Albion, and burial will be in Millville Cemetery.

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LEOLA GERTRUDE BARNUM PETERS (23 Aug 1897 - 18 Dec 1945)

Newspaper: Unknown
Surnames: PETERS, BARNUM, FULLER, PARSELS

Lyndonville - The death of Mrs. Leola Gertrude PETERS, 48, wife of John H. PETERS, North Lyndonville Road, occurred this morning at the Medina Memorial Hospital, where she had been a patient since Saturday. Born Aug. 23, 1897 in the Town of Yates, she was the daughter of Mrs. Anna FULLER BARNUM and the late Eddie (Truman) BARNUM. Mrs. PETERS was a lifelong resident of this vicinity, and was a member of the Lyndonville Methodist Church. On Sept. 14, 1920 she was married to John H. PETERS.

Besides her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Pauline, a teacher in the Cassadaga Schools; two sons, Staff Sgt. Robert PETERS, USMC, now at Sampson, and Harley Peters, Seaman first class, in the Philippines; her mother, Mrs. BARNUM of Lyndonville; one sister, Mrs. Oakley PARSELS of Lyndonville; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the Smythe Funeral Home, with the Rev. E. A. Belknap of the Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in Lynhaven Cemetery.

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

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PETERSON

JOHN WESLEY PETERSON (abt 1847 - 25 Oct 1927)

Newspaper: Rochester New York Democrat Chronicle, Oct 26, 1927
Surnames: PETERSON

BORN A SLAVE, FORMER ALBION MAN, 80, DIES.
Wesley PETERSON Will Be Buried To-Day; Had Many Friends

Albion, Oct. 26 - (Special) - Wesley PETERSON, negro, believed to be about 80 years old, died yesterday in Detroit and will be buried here tomorrow.

For nearly sixty years, PETERSON had been a well-known and well-liked character in Albion, having been brought here about 1868 when a young man by Abijah Colburn, an Albion resident who had been wintering in the South. PETERSON was born a slave near Petersburg, Va., but it is said he was about 21 years old when he came here and went to work in Colburn's lumber yard where he fired the saw-mill boiler.

Many older residents of the village can recall spending their childhood days watching him at his fire in which he used the wood shavings as fuel. On one occasion, about fifty years ago, it is said that in a thunderstorm, lightning struck the smokestack of the boiler, and coursing to the ground it knocked Peterson unconscious and set fire to the lumber plant, damaging it badly. He was dragged from danger and soon recovered, none the worse for that experience.

In later years, PETERSON had worked in Buffalo and other cities but he lived here most of his life and served as sexton of a local church. He had owned more than one property in the village and later a farm just outside Albion. His wife died here six months ago and since then he had gone to live with her nieces in Detroit, having no blood relatives of his own so far as known here.

The body is expected to arrive here shortly before noon to-morrow. Burial in Mount Albion Cemetery."

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PETRIE

CATHERINE PETRIE (14 May 1818 - 3 Aug 1890)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs., 7 Aug. 1890
Surnames: PETRIE, BLANCHARD, JOHNSON

Lyndonville - Mrs. Melchert PETRIE, who had been in poor health all summer, had a stroke of apoplexy last Saturday evening, aged seventy-one. Her funeral was held at the residence on Tuesday. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church.


Newspaper: Medina Tribune article of 14 Aug. 1890

Lyndonville - Harvey BLANCHARD, one of the solid citizen’s of Boston, is in town. He came to attend the funeral of his sister, Mrs. PETRIE. Charles B. JOHNSON came one day too late for the funeral of his aunt, Mrs. PETRIE. He is a former Lyndonville lad, and is now in the drug and grocery business at Palo, Michigan.

(Interment in Lynhaven Cemetery)

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EARL D. PETRIE (14 Nov 1884 - 1 Mar 1955)

Newspaper: (probably) The Medina Daily Journal; dated Tues. 1 Mar. 1955
Surnames: PETRIE, ROWLAND

Lyndonville - Earl D. PETRIE, 70, died suddenly this morning of a heart attack at his home on Petrie Rd., Lyndonville. A native of the Town of Yates, he was born Nov. 14, 1884, in the home where his entire life had been spent. He was the son of Fred and Lucy Ann ROWLAND PETRIE and had been a farmer during all his active years. His mother died when he was a young boy, and his father died in November 1938.

His only surviving relatives are two nieces and several cousins. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Smythe Funeral Home, with the Rev. Richard Billingsley officiating. Burial will be in Lynhaven Cemetery.

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

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 9 Jan 2006


LILLIAN MAY FLETCHER PETRIE (1867 - 16 May 1913)

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

The funeral of Mrs. Lillian M., wife of William H. Petree (PETRIE), a well known retired farmer of Albion, was held from the family home Monday afternoon. Mrs. Petree (PETRIE) was born in the town of Kendall 45 years ago.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 6 Feb 2006


MAUDE BURCHELL PETRIE (8 Feb 1862 - 7 May 1931)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 14 May 1931
Surnames: PETRIE, BURCHELL, WESTON

Mrs. Fred PETRIE, aged 69 years, died suddenly Thursday, May 7, at her home near Lyndonville. She is survived by her husband; two sisters, Miss Mary BURCHELL, of Medina, and Mrs. Gertrude WESTON, of Bridgeport, Conn., and two brothers, Charles BURCHELL of Buffalo, and Ray P. BURCHELL, of Syracuse. The funeral was held Saturday afternoon, Rev. John G. Wirth officiating.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 23 Jan 2011

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PETTINE

RAIMONDO PETTINE (1891 - 25 Jul 1939)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 27 Jul 1939

Surnames: PETTINE, DePALMA, SPADA

Raymond PETTINE, 47, for many years a quarryman in Albion, died at his home there Tuesday. Born in Italy, he came to this country 35 years ago. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Nellie DePALMA PETTINE; ten daughters, Mrs. Dominic SPADA of Erie, Pa., Mrs. John SPADA of Rochester, and Teresa, Dora, Clara, Della, Emma, Rena, Angeline, and Lena PETTINE, all of Albion; two sons, Kenneth and James, also of Albion, and one granddaughter,Louise SPADA, Erie, Pa.

(Interment in St. Joseph’s Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 22 Sep 2006

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PETTINGILL

EDWARD PETTINGILL (1803 - wk. of 7 Sep 1890)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 18 Sep 1890
Surnames: PETTINGILL

Edward PETTINGILL, of Holley, who went to Chicago to have an operation performed for a cancer, died last week. He was 87 years old.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 12 Feb 2007

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PETTIS

ELIZA CROOK PETTIS (1849 - 24 Mar 1929)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 28 Mar 1929
Surnames: PETTIS, BOWEN, COOPER, CROOK, TRUAX

Mrs. Eliza PETTIS, aged 80 years, died Sunday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Jay BOWEN of Middleport, after a long illness. She is survived by one son, Henry PETTIS; three daughters, Mrs. Thomas COOPER, Mrs. Peter TRUAX, and Mrs. BOWEN and three brothers, Edward CROOK of Medina, Fred CROOK of Middleport and Will CROOK of Buffalo. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon.

(Interment in Royalton Cemetery, Niagara Co., NY)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 31 Aug 2008


J. E. PETTIS ( - abt. 21 Jan 1901)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune, Thurs., 24 Jan 1901
Surnames: PETTIS

We learn from the Buffalo Times that Charles E. PETTIS, of Yates, called at the General Hospital in that city on Monday and identified the body of a man who died there as his brother, J. E. PETTIS, of Buffalo. Deceased was taken ill on a Main street car and died later at the hospital from pneumonia The body will be taken to Yates.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 23 Jan 2008


LORENZO PETTIS (1846 - 5 Mar 1917)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 3/6/1917
Surnames: PETTIS, BOWEN, TRUAX, COOPER

Mr. Lorenzo PETTIS, a lifelong resident of Middleport, died Monday evening at 9 o'clock, of pneumonia, at his home on Park avenue, aged 70 years. He is survived by his wife; and three daughters, Mrs. J. BOWEN, of West Shelby, Mrs. Peter TRUAX, of Middleport, Mrs. Thomas COOPER, of Middleport; one son, Henry PETTIS, of Eagle Harbor.

(Interment in Royalton Cemetery, Niagara Co., NY)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Jan 22, 2002

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PETTIT

EARL M. PETTIT (1840 - 3 Nov 1888)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune Thurs., 8 Nov 1888
Surnames: PETTIT

Earl M. PETTIT died at his home on the gravel road in Shelby, on Saturday afternoon last, aged about fifty years.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 13 Nov 2006


EMMA J. RYAN PETTIT (19 Dec 1863 - 12 Dec 1942)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Mon., 14 Dec 1942
Surnames: PETTIT, BOLON, RYAN

Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 in the Hartt Funeral Home, Pearl Street, for Mrs. Emma J. PETTIT, 80, whose death occurred Saturday in the home of her son, Floyd PETTIT, Clarendon. Burial will be in Carlton Cemetery. Born in Waterport Mrs, PETTIT had spent the greater part og her life in Orleans county.

SUrviving are four sons, Raymond BOLON, Colonel PETTIT and Melvin PETTIT of Medina, and Floyd PETTIT of Clarendon, nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 21 Feb 2006


EUGENE PETIT (1849 - 28 Mar 1931)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 2 Apr 1931
Surnames: PETIT, BOLTON

Word has been received in town of the death Saturday of Eugene PETIT, aged 82 years, at his home in Weberville, Mich. He was a former resident of Orleans County and stepfather of Ray BOLTON of Medina.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 17 Sep 2010


MARTIN G. PETTIT (1918 - 21 Sep 1949)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Wed., Sept. 21, 1949
Surnames: PETTIT

The death of Martin PETTIT, 31, of the Creek Road, Waterport RFD occured in Medina Memorial Hospital early today where he had been a patient since last Friday. Death was due to a cerebral hemorrage. Native of Medina vicinity and a graduate of Medina High School he had spent his entire lifetime in the vicinity. He was a communicant of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Marie PETTIT, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles PETTIT, Telegraph Road; a sister, Miss Mary Louise PETTIT, a teacher in Buffalo schools and two brothers, John and William both of Medina vicinity. Funeral arrangements have not been completed.

(Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 4 Jun 2002


NANCY PETTIT (1824 - 29 Jan 1895)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 7 Feb. 1895
Surnames: PETTIT, PICKETT

Mrs. Nancy PETTIT, wife of William O. PETTIT, of Wilson, Niagara county, died at her home on Tuesday, January 29th, of neuralgia of the heart, at the age of seventy-one years. Mrs. PETTIT was mother of Harvey PETTIT, son-in-law of the late Daniel PICKET, of Shelby.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 13 Aug 2005


RUTH ELECTA PETTIT (6 Jan 1907 - 17 Sep 1920)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 23 Sep 1920
Surnames: PETTIT

The death of Miss Ruth Electa PETTIT, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clark PETTIT, occurred quite unexpectedly at the family home on Maple Ridge last Friday morning, September 17.

The funeral services were held from the home on Sunday afternoon and were is charge of Rev. W. A. Harris of Albion. The services were largely attended and the Sunday School class os which she was a member was present in a body. Ruth was a member of rhe Methodist Episcopal Church. Of attractive and pleasing personality she greatly endeared herself to the members of the ho,e and she had made a wide circle of friends.

(Interment in Millville Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 6 Sep 2005


WILLIAM H. PETTIT (Jan 1878 – 6 Feb 1912)

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

Remains of William PETTIT, 34 years old, who died at Grand Rapids, Mich., Wednesday, were brought to Albion for interment Friday.

(Interment in St. Joseph’s Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 30 Sep 2011

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PHELPS

CHARLES PHELPS (21 Oct 1844 - 21 Mar 1915)
MARGARET WOLCOTT (1870 - 21 Mar 1915)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 25 March 1915
Surnames: PHELPS, WOLCOTT, JENKINS

BRUTALLY MURDERED.
Charles PHELPS and Miss Margaret WOLCOTT Shot to Death in Their House Near West Shelby - No Clue to the Murderer Yet Discovered

A most brutal crime was committed near West Shelby on Sunday night last when two people were murdered evidently for the sole motive of robbery. Miss Margaret WOLCOTT, aged forty-five years, housekeeper for Charles B. PHELPS, a wealthy farmer, aged seventy years, was killed as the result of a bullet wound in her left side, and her employer received mortal wounds, resulting in his remaining unconscious until his death during the day following at the Medina Hospital.

The most commonly accepted theory is that the robber stopped at the Phelps farmhouse on the West Shelby road, about 11 :30 Sunday night and going to the kitchen door, knocked for admittance. It is evident that Mr. PHELPS got up, lighted a lamp, setting it on the kitchen table and unlocked the door, for the door showed no indications of having been forced and was partially open when the tragedy was discovered, and that upon opening the door he was shot, the bullet passing into the left chest.

It is believed that Mr. PHELPS' housekeeper, Miss WOLCOTT, was aroused by the report of the revolver and rushed through the kitchen and out of the house through the open kitchen door in her night clothing and that as she ran, evidently intending to give an alarm, the man fired at her through the glass in the kitchen door, which had been partly closed by Miss WOLCOTT as she ran out. The bullet struck her under the left arm, passing nearly through the lady. She managed to cross the road to the front steps of their tenant house, where her body was found by Charles Stelo in the morning. Miss WOLCOTT had evidently died just after she reached the steps of the house, for the condition of the body showed that she had been dead for several hours when found.

The robber ransacked Mr. PHELPS' bedroom bureau, but did not disturb anything else in his search for money that PHELPS was reported to keep about the house. After searching the bureau, the robber left by the rear door and in doing so had to step over PHELPS' body and his tracks leading to the road were plain in the light snow that had fallen early in the night.

Mr. and Mrs. Stelo, who reside on the opposite side of the road were awakened shortly before midnight by a noise, but were unable to locate it and returned to bed without investigating. Monday morning about 6 o’clock, as Mr. Stelo was coming out of his house, he saw Miss WOLCOTT's body lying beside the front steps. Stopping only long enough to see that she was dead, he rushed across the road to the Phelps home and found the rear door open and the light still burning on the table. On the floor directly in front of the door was the body of Mr. Phelps. He was unconscious. Rushing to the neighbors, Mr. Stelo summoned help and Dr. Eckerson of Shelby and Dr. Munson and Dr. Rogan of Medina were called.

There was no evidence of a struggle in the kitchen and evidently the robber shot Mr. PHELPS as soon as he opened the door, without giving him a chance to defend himself. Mr. PHELPS was a well-to-do and respected farmer of West Shelby and had lived on his farm for many years. He was about 70 years old. The only motive that seems possible is that of robbery.

Miss WOLCOTT was about 49 years old and had been housekeeper for Mr. PHELPS for the last five years. Mr. PHELPS was unmarried and is survived by a brother, Lewis PHELPS of Kibby, Mich., and a nephew, Melvin JENKINS, who lives on the adjoining farm. Miss WOLCOTT is survived by a sister, who lives at Ripley.

Sheriff Bartlett and assistants were promptly on duty Monday morning, but with the only clue to the tragedy, the footprints of the perpetrator, it has been difficult to trace any clue to his identity. A blood hound owned by F. J. Scobbell, of Oneida, was set on the trail Monday evening and again on Tuesday, but nothing resulted therefore. Theories have been advance that the villain may have been one of a number of hoboes employed by Phelps last year, and may have known that it was his practice to keep considerable money on his person and in the house, being his own banker. Detectives will continue to make every possible effort to clear up the mystery.

A double funeral was held for the two victims at the West Shelby Methodist Church yesterday afternoon, Rev. Victor H. Harding officiating. The body of Mr. PHELPS was buried in West Shelby and that of Miss WOLCOTT was taken to Wheatville. Coroner Munson will hold an inquest on the case at village hall, Medina, Friday, at ten o’clock a.m.

(Phelps interred in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery)

(NOTE: The following notice taken from the ‘Ten Years Ago" (=1915) Looking Backward column in the Medina Tribune dated 20 July 1925: "Charles F. STIELOW found guilty of murdering Charles PHELPS and his housekeeper and sentenced to death in the electric chair. Nelson GREEN pleads guilty to second degree murder in the same case and is sentenced to life imprisonment." Charles STIELOW was the occupant of Mr. PHELP's tenant house, referred to as Charles STILO in the obit.)

(NOTE: Two years later Governor Whitman commuted Charles STIELOW's and Nelson GREEN's sentences and they were released from prison after new evidence cleared them both. A month later another man confessed to the murders and was convicted.)

(NOTE: (Obit for Charles STIELOW)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 30 Apr 2006


MARY PHELPS (1832 - 19 Mar 1915)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 25 Mar 1915
Surnames: PHELPS

Mrs. Mary PHELPS, aged eighty-three years, died in Rochester on Friday night. The funeral occurred on Sunday, with interment at Brockport. Deceased formerly resided in Medina.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 30 Apr 2006


WILLIE PHELPS (5 Apr 1861 - 19 Dec 1861)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs., 26 Dec. 1861
Surnames: PHELPS

Died - In this village, Dec. 19th, 1861 of *Scrofula, Little Willie, son of Henry L. and Mary E. PHELPS, aged eight months and fourteen days.

Asleep in Jesus, blessed sleep,
From which none ever wake to weep;
A calm and undisturbed repose
Unbroken by the last of foes.

Asleep in Jesus, that dear rest
____________is suppremely blest,
No fear, no woe, shall dim the hour
Which manifests the Savior’s power. ---

*(NOTE: Scrofula: Primary tuberculosis of the lymphatic glands, especially those in the neck. A disease of children and young adults.)

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 28 Aug 2003

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PHILLEO

CHARLES J. PHILLEO (2 Jul 1844 - 1 Feb 1928)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 9 Feb 1928
Surnames: PHILLEO, LOFTHOUSE, SPARKS, SARGEANT

Charles J. PHILLEO, aged 84 years, died Wednesday, February 1, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. M. A. LOFTHOUSE of Jeddo. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. M. J. SPARKS of North Tonawanda and Mrs. LOFTHOUSE; one brother, Frank PHILLEO, one sister, Mrs. Mary SARGEANT, both of Jeddo; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. The funeral was held Friday at Jeddo Chapel, Rev. F.C. House of Buffalo officiating. Burial was in West Ridgeway Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 21 Apr 2008

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PHILLIPS

ANGELINE 'NELLIE' PHILLIPS (1880 - 14 Apr 1952)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Tues., April 15, 1952
Surnames: PHILLIPS, YASKIVICH, SUMISLAWSKI, MACK

Mrs. Nellie PHILLIPS, 400 State St., 74, died last evening in the Millard Fillmore Hospital, Buffalo, after a long illness. She lived in Medina most of her life time and is the mother of Mrs. Stanley YASKIVICH, Medina and the late Walter PHILLIPS, Buffalo.

She is survived by two sisters, Mrs. John SUMISLAWSKI, Auburn, and Mrs. John MACK, Medina; one brother in Poland; twelve grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. PHILLIPS was a communicant of the Sacred Heart Church and a member of the Ladies Rosary Society of that church.

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

(taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 11 May 2002


CYNTHIA J. EDMUNDS PHILLIPS (12 Mar 1848 - 15 Jan 1913)

Newspaper: Unknown
Surnames: PHILLIPS, EDMUNDS

Lyndonville, Jan. 18. - Mrs. Cynthia Edwards (EDMUNDS) PHILLIPS, of Yates, who was returning from a visit with friends at Millers on Wednesday, before going on to her home, called on Mrs. Frank Lott in Lyndonville. Ten minutes after entering the house she sank back dead in her chair. She was 65 years of age, born in the town of Yates, and married Frank PHILLIPS of Medina; who died less than a year ago. She is survived by one brother, Edward EDMUNDS of this village, and by several nephews and nieces. She was a member of the Baptist church at Yates.

(Interment in Yates Center Cemetery)

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

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 2 Feb 2004


Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 16 Jan 1913

The friends of Mrs. Frank PHILLIPS, who for many years resided near Medina, will be grieved to learn of her sudden death at the home of Frank Lott in Lyndonville yesterday.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 17 Aug 2005


EDDIE PHILLIPS (1863 - 15 Oct 1890)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 23 Oct 1890
Surnames: PHILLIPS

Lyndonville - Eddie PHILLIPS, only son of Edward PHILLIPS, of Yates Center, died last week. The funeral was attended by the Baptist pastor, Rev. Mr. Smith, on Friday at the residence.

(Interment in Lynhaven Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 12 Feb 2007


EMMA IVES PHILLIPS (Apr 1869 - 25 Mar 1917)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 3/26/1917
Surnames: PHILLIPS, IVES, KEEP, FORTUNE

Mrs. Charles W. PHILLIPS died at her home on North Gravel road, Sunday evening last at 7 o’clock, after an illness of nine days with pneumonia, aged 48 years. She leaves a husband; one son, Wendell J. PHILLIPS; also a mother, Mrs. Sarah J. IVES; two brothers, Lewis S. IVES and W. J. IVES; two sisters, Mrs. Harry KEEP and Mrs. George W. FORTUNE, all of this place.

Funeral services will be held at her late home Wednesday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock, Rev. M E. Van Nostrand officiating. Interment will be in Boxwood Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb, Jan 22, 2002


HOWARD PHILLIPS (1906 - 27 Apr 1947)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal
Surnames: PHILLIPS, SKINNER, GOOEREDS

Howard PHILLIPS, Native Of Medina, Killed When Private Plane Crashes In Berkshires
Howard PHILLIPS, 41, a native of Medina, and more recently a resident of Needham, Mass., a suburb of Boston, died Sunday evening when his private plane crashed against a hill in the Berkshire Mountains, two miles east of Petersburg, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Mr. PHILLIPS was returning from Medina to his home in Massachusetts when the crash happened.

Leaving his home last Friday to call on his wife in St. Louis, Missouri, who had gone earlier in the week to that city to visit. Mr. PHILLIPS landed at the Medina Airport Friday afternoon and because of unfavorable weather conditions decided to spend the night here with his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy J. SKINNER. As the weather did not improve over the week-end he remained here in Medina until Sunday, abandoning his contemplated trip to St. Louis. He left Medina Airport at approximately 11 a. m. Sunday and after landing in Rochester to check weather conditions, he decided to continue the trip although the reports were not too favorable. It is believed that the crash came because of a mist which obscured the hills in Eastern New York. His plane and body were not discovered until sometime Monday. Police searched the wooded mountainside near the wreckage on the theory that the plane, a new two-seater Cessa(sic) cabin plane, might have been carrying two persons.

Mr. PHILLIPS was born in Medina. His parents were the late Alonzo Gardner and Harriett SKINNER PHILLIPS. He was educated in Medina schools and was a graduate of Princton University. He resided in Medina for a number of years where he was identified with the Empire Couch Company of which his father was one of the founders. He left Medina for Pittsburgh, later going to St. Louis and more recently making his home in New England. He was associated with the Walworth Company of Boston.

He is survived by his widow, Martha, and three sons, Marshall, Howard, Jr., and William; his aunt and uncle in Medina and several cousins. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday from the home of his wife's sister, Mrs. J. E. GOOEREDS, 1224 Farragut Street, Pittsburgh.

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

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


ISAAC PHILLIPS (1822 - 5 Sep 1885)

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

Isaac PHILIPS (PHILLIPS) died at his residence on the gravel road, on the 5th inst., after a long and distressing illness from cancer. His funeral took place at Boxwood Cemetery on the 7th. Mrs. (Mary) PHILIPS wishes to express her sincere thanks for the kind attention shown and assistance rendered in her great bereavement.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 28 Jan 2006


JENNIE PRESTON PHILLIPS (6 Nov 1845 - 7 Mar 1928)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Albion, NY, 14 Mar 1928
Surnames: PHILLIPS, PRESTON

Mrs. Jennie Preston PHILLIPS, aged eighty-two, died in Waterport last week.

(Interment in Mt.Albion Cemetery)

Submitted by: Linda Whitney 19 Sep 2004


JOHN A. PHILLIPS (1861 - 14 Dec 1950)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Wed., Dec. 13, 1950
Surnames: PHILLIPS, ANDERSON, DRAGON, STEELE

John A. PHILLIPS, 89, of Barre Center died this morning in the Arnold Gregory Hospital, Albion. Born near Oakfield in 1861, Mr. PHILLIPS operated a general store in Barre Center for over 30 years.

Surviving are his wife, Myrtle; his daughter, Mrs. Corine STEELE of Flint, Michigan, and son, Wendel of Barre Center; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was a member of the Presbyterian church. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. from the Grinnell Funeral Home, Albion.


Newapaper: Medina Daily Journal, Thurs., Dec. 14, 1950

Albion - John A. PHILLIPS, 89, a Barre grocer for the past 30 years, died yesterday Dec. 13, at the Arnold Gregory Memorial Hospital, several weeks after he and Mrs. PHILLIPS celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. He is a member of the Barre Center Presbyterian Church and an honorary member of the Barre Grange, and he had been associated with a son, Wendell PHILLIPS, in a grocery business in Barre for the past 30 years.

Besides his wife and son he leaves a daughter, Mrs. Roy F. ANDERSON of Detroit, Mich.; two grandsons, Sgt. Jack W. PHILLIPS of the U. S. Army at Great Falls, Mont., and Harry J. STEELE of Detroit, Mich., a grand-daughter, Mrs. Henry DRAGON of Albion, two great-granddaughters, a great-grandson and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at. the Grinnell Funeral Home at 230 S. Main St., Albion, where services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday by the Rev. George Dutton of Rochester, formerly of the Barre Center Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Oakfield Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 26 May 2003


JOHN WESLEY PHILLIPS (Aug 1845 - 30 Jul 1913)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 7 Aug. 1913 (from a column called “About The County”)
Surnames: PHILLIPS

The remains of John Wesley PHILLIPS, whose death occurred in a Rochester hospital, were brought to the family home on the Waterport road in the town of Carlton Thursday.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 6 Feb 2006


MARCUS HANFORD PHILLIPS (23 Jan 1829 - 13 Jan 1917)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 1/15/1917
Surnames: PHILLIPS, BALCOM, COMSTOCK, SMITH

Holley, Jan. 14. - The death of Marcus H. PHILLIPS, one of the oldest residents of Orleans county, occurred in his home in Hulburton at an early hour Saturday morning. He had been in failing health for the past two years, but suffered a stroke of paralysis December 26th from which he never rallied. He was born in Barre, Orleans county, January 23, 1829, where he lived until 1851, moving from there to Hulburton with his parents to his present farm where he had since given largely of his time and attention. While maintaining the interests of an agricultural life, he had been personally interested in the quarry business of this section.

He was educated in the common schools of Barre, in the Albion Academy and in the Caryville Collegiate Seminary at Oakfield, Genesee county. He had an unusually brilliant intellect which made him a power both politically and in the community in which he lived. Few men in Western New York have more thoroughly identified themselves with their immediate community than has Mr. PHILLIPS. From 1860? to 1869 he was engaged in the mercantile trade and during that period and previously carried on an extensive produce business.

Politically Mr. PHILLIPS was especially active, holding numerous responsible positions. He was identified in the councils of the Republican party and a recognized leader. In 1885 he was elected superintendent of schools of Murray and was re-elected in 1860. In 1863 he entered upon the duties of school commissioner, of Orleans county. In 1871 he was elected clerk of the county and re-elected for a second term. In 1880 and 1881, Mr. PHILLIPS represented his Assembly district in the state Legislature and in this capacity attained distinction, serving as chairman of subcommittee of the whole and as a member of the Committee of Ways and Means. In 1887 and 1888 he was a member of the Republican State Committee, and during President Harrison’s administration was deputy collector of internal revenue, which office he resigned for prospects of a senatorial nomnination. His political career was characterized by an honest purpose, a thorough knowlege of events and an honorable ambition.

On November 14, 1858, he married Julia E. BALCOM, of Murray, besides whom he leaves three children, Clara A., wife of A. Allen COMSTOCK, of Carlton; Mrs. Jennie P. SMITH, and Arthur H., of Hulburton, and five grandsons. The eldest son, John M., died a few years ago. Mr. and Mrs. PHILLIPS celebrated their golden wedding November 14, 1903, when they entertained a large number of relatives and friends. At the time of his death, he was trustee of the Hulburton M. E. Church.

The funeral will be held from his late home Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, with interment Mt. Albion Cemetery.


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

Marcus H. PHILLIPS, of the oldest residents of Orleans county died at his home in Hulburton at an early hour Saturday morning. He had been in failing health for the past two years, but suffered a stroke of paralysis December 26th from which he never rallied. He was born in Barre, Orleans county, January 3(23), 1829, where he lived until 1851, moving from there to Hulburton. During early life deceased was prominent in politics in this county, serving as School Commissioner in 1865-5_, County Clerk 1871-7, and in 1880 and 1881 he was the Orleans representative in the Assembly. He was a member of the State committee 1887-8 and was deputy collector of internal revenue during President Harrison's administration. His widow and three children survive.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 13 May 2006


MARTIN PHILLIPS (1872 - 31 Oct 1914)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 5 Nov 1914
Surnames: PHILLIPS

The death of Martin PHILLIPS occurred on Saturday at his home on West avenue, aged 42 years. His widow and two daughters survive. The funeral was held Monday morning from St. Mary’s Church.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 22 Apr 2011


MARY PHILLIPS (1825 - 17 Aug 1906)

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

Mrs. Mary PHILLIPS died in Ridgeway last Friday, aged 81 years.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 24 Mar 2005


WARREN PHILLIPS (1827 - 9 Jan 1915)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican 15 Jan 1915
Surnames: PHILLIPS

West Barre. One of the oldest and best known citizens of our community, Mr. Warren PHILLIPS, aged 87 years, passed away last Saturday afternoon. Mr. PHILLIPS spent the last year's of his life at the home of his son, George PHILLIPS, of North Oakfield. He had been seriously ill since he experienced a shock about three weeks before. The funeral was held at the home of George PHILLIPS at 11 o'clock Tursday morning. Besides the son with whom he was living, Mr. PHILLIPS leaves two other sons, John PHILLIPS, of West Barre, and Levi PHILLIPS of Oakfield, and a daughter, Miss Sarah PHILLIPS of eastern New York.

Submitted by: Carol Hannan 24 Feb 2007

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PHIPPANY

FLOYD IRVING PHIPPANY (3 May 1872 - 26 Dec 1944)

Newspaper: Unknown
Surnames: PHIPPANY, STOCKWELL

Floyd Irving PHIPPANY, aged 72, passed away Tuesday (Dec. 26, 1944) at his home in Riverside St., after several months illness. He was born May 3, 1872, in Lyndonville and had spent his entire lifetime in this village. He was the son of the late Carroll and Sophronia (STOCKWELL) PHIPPANY, who were pioneer residents here. Mr. Phippany was a veteran of the Spanish-American war, having enlisted in Company F, Medina, on May 1, 1898.

He is survived by a sister, Miss Lelia PHIPPANY, with whom he resided. Funeral services will be held from the Smythe Funeral home today (Thursday) at 1:30 p.m., with Rev. Floyd Childs officiating. The remains will be interred in Lynhaven Cemetery.

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

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 2 Feb 2004

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PHIPPS

ANNA PHIPPS (1872 - 23 Aug 1927)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 25 Aug 1927
Surnames: PHIPPS, MOORE

Mrs. Anna PHIPPS died Tuesday morning at the home of her sister, Mrs. Thomas MOORE, of South Main street, after a long illness. The funeral was held Thursday afternoon at three o'clock, Rev. L. L. Rogers officiating. Burial was in Hartland Cemetery

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 31 Aug 2008

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PICKARD

MRS. PICKARD ( - 1 Jun 1920)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Wed., 16 Jun 1920
Surnames: PICKARD, LANDAUER

Mrs. PICKARD, mother of Mrs. Louis (Clara) LANDAUER of Albion and Mrs. Samuel (Julia) LANDAUER of Medina, died June 1st in Columbus, Ga., where she had been spending the winter.

Submitted by: John Noble 19 Jan 2003

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PICKETT

DANIEL PICKETT (9 Jun 1804 - 1 Feb 1895)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 7 Feb. 1895
Surnames: PICKETT, BURCK, PETTIT, STARR

Daniel PICKETT, after a protracted sickness, died at his home on Maple Ridge, Shelby, Orleans county, N. Y., Friday, February 1st, 1895, at the advanced age of ninety-one years.

Mr. PICKETT was born in Sherman, Conn., in 1804. In 1828 he left his New England home and settled in Shelby, this county, which has been his place of residence for nearly sixty- eight years, and is now called to his home in the better land.

He was a man of sterling integrity, upright and honest in all his dealings, kind to all and a man much respected by all who know him. He united with the Presbyterian Church, in Medina, with his wife, in 1832, and at his death was the oldest member of the same, having been a member thereof sixty-seven years.

He leaves a family of three daughters - Mrs. STARR, of Danbury, Conn.; Mrs. BURCK, of Bellwood, Neb. ; and Mrs. PETTIT, at the home, who has so kindly cared for the departed in his declining years to mourn his departure. All neighbors and friends sympathize with the family in their bureavement.

The funeral services were held on Monday, Feb. 4th, at one o’clock, Rev. Seth Cook, of Knowlesville, officiating. The remains were laid away in the Millville Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 13 Aug 2005


FREDERICK S. PICKETT (Oct 1838 - 5 Feb 1917)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 2/7/1917
Surnames: PICKETT

Fred PICKETT, aged 78 years, a life long resident of Carlton, died at Buffalo Tuesday.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

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HOMER J. PICKETT (8 Jun 1878 - 10 Dec 1956)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Wed., Dec. 12, 1956
Surnames: PICKETT, SANDERSON, CLAFLIN

WEST BARRE - Homer J. PICKETT, 78, a retired livestock dealer, died Monday after suffering a heart attack at his home. Mr. PICKETT was born in West Barre June 8, 1878, a son of John and Prudence SANDERSON PICKETT. He was a member of the West Barre Methodist Church and former member of Barre Grange.

Surviving are his wife, Calla; three daughters, Mrs. Andrew SANDERSON and Miss Ruth PICKETT, both of West Barre and Mrs. Harold L. CLAFLIN of Batavia; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home in Oakfield with the Rev. Jesse Young, pastor of the West Barre Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Wheatville Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 23 Jan 2003


MARGARET OWENS PICKETT ( - 6 May 1928)

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

Mrs. Margaret PICKETT, formerly of this place, died Sunday at her home in Kalamazoo, Mich. She is a sister of William OWENS of Medina.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 31 May 2005


PRUDENCE SANDERSON PICKETT (Feb 1845 - 9 Dec 1904)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 15 Dec. 1904
Surnames: PICKETT, LEIGHBODY, GILDER, SANDERSON

Mrs. Prudence PICKETT, wife of the late John PICKETT, of West Barre, N. Y., died at the home of her son, Homer, in Wheatville, N. Y., Friday, December 9th, 1904, after an illness of nearly a year. Aged fifty-nine years.

She was a woman of fine Christian character, and had endured her long suffering with great patience. Besides her two sons, Homer and Ray PICKETT, and one daughter, Miss Mabel PICKETT, she leaves two sisters and two brothers, viz: Mrs. Julia LEIGHBODY, of Buffalo; Mrs. Lydia GILDER and Edgar SANDERSON, of West Barre, N. Y.; William SANDERSON, of Shelby, and a large circle of friends.

The funeral took place Sunday, Rev. Neal, pastor of the M. E. Church, West Barre, of which deceased was a devoted member, officiating. Interment in Millville Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 25 Jan 2006


SISTER HORTENSE ( - 14 Jan 1940)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Tues., 23 Jan. 1940
Surnames: PICKETT, MAXWELL, ROBINSONN

Mrs. Anna MAXWELL and Mrs. Shader Robinson and daughter, Louise, attended the funeral on Friday of Sister Hortense of St. Mary’s Seminary in Buffalo, who died suddenly last week and was buried from the Mother House, Mt. St. Mary’s in Kenmore. The funeral was largely attended. Sister Hortense was a sister of Mrs. Maxwell, Mrs. Robinson and Miss Julia PICKETT of Medina.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 6 Sep 2003

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PICKWELL

EDWARD L. PICKWELL (1 Jan 1859 - 27 Aug 1947)

Newspaper: The Medina Journal; Wed. 28 Aug 1947
Surnames: PICKWELL

The death of Edward PICKWELL, aged 88 years, occurred Wednesday afternoon at an Albion Hospital after a short illness. Mr. PICKWELL was born in the Town of Shelby, and had lived there practically his entire lifetime.

The deceased is survived by one brother, Charles PICKWELL of 932 Gwinn Street from whose home the funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at two o'clock. The Rev. Reginald Cory of the Methodist Church will officiate with burial in the Millville Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 23 Oct 2009


HATTIE M. RHODY PICKWELL (21 Apr 1871 – 23 Apr 1920)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; 29 Apr 1920
Surnames: PICKWELL, RHODY

The death of Mrs. Hattie PICKWELL, wife of Charles PICKWELL of 932 Gwinn street, occurred Friday morning from heart trouble, aged 49 years. She leaves besides her husband an adopted daughter and three brothers. The funeral was held at her late home Monday afternoon, Rev. M. W. Heisler, of the Methodist Church officiating.

(Interment in Millville Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 22 May 2014


WILLIAM PICKWELL (1831 - 16 Jun 1923)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 6/18/1923
Surnames: PICKWELL

William PICKWELL, one of the oldest residents of Medina, died at his home at 932 Gwinn Street Saturday at the age of 92 years. The funeral is to be held from his late home on Tueday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock. The burial will be made at East Shelby Cemetery.

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

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PIEDMONTE/PIEDEMONTE

LEONARD MICHAEL PIEDMONTE (4 Sep 1863 - 6 Oct 1949)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Mon., Oct. 10, 1949
Surnames: PIEDMONTE, IPPOLITO, LISENTI, TEDESCHI, FELICE, CALVANO, CHEST

Holley - Services were held here this afternoon for Leonard Michael PIEDMONTE, 86, a native of Italy but for the past 66 years a resident of Hulberton Road in the Town of Clarendon, whose death occured on October 6th in Niagara Falls. Burial was in Hillside Cemetery. He had been a quarry worker and farmer here for the past 60 years.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Roxe Riedemonte(sic), of Niagara Falls; three sons, John L. and Joseph of Holley and Angelo of Independence, Mo.; three daughters, Mrs. Louis IPPOLITO and Mrs. Felice LISENTI of Toronto, Canada, and Mrs. Ralph TEDESCHI of Niagara Falls; a stepson, John FELICE of Niagara Falls; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Mariano CALVANO of Niagara Falls and Mrs. James CHEST of Hulberton; two grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 18 Jun 2002


PIETTA PASSARELLI PIEDEMONTE (4 Sep 1863 - 10 Mar 1943)

Newspaper: The Holley Standard, March 11, 1943, front page
Surnames: PIEDEMONTE, DeDOMENICO, PASSARELLI, TEDESCHI

Mrs. Pietta PIEDEMONTE, wife of John F. PIEDEMONTE of the Hulberton Road, passed away on Wednesday, March 10, 1943, aged forty-seven years.

 She leaves besides her husband, four sons, Frank, David, Albert and Ronald, all of Holley; one daughter, Mrs. Edmund TEDESCHI at Niagara Falls; two sisters, Mrs. Joseph DeTroya at Medina and Mrs. Anita DeDOMENICO at Chicago; and three grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held from the home, Saturday afternoon, March 13, at 2 o'clock, with burial in Hillside Cemetery.

Submitted by: Mark Rustay 12 Oct 2004

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PIERCE

ANNABEL MANN PIERCE (Nov 1883 - 16 May 1943)

Newspaper: Rochester Times-Union; Mon., 17 May 1943; pg. 13A, Column 2
Surnames: PIERCE, MANN

PIERCE - Annabel M. PIERCE, wife of Benjamin S. PIERCE, passed away at her home in Savona, N.Y., on Sunday, May 16. Mrs. PIERCE was born in Carlton, N.Y., a life-long resident of Carlton and Rochester, N.Y. Survivors are her husband and two nephews, Ray MANN of Carlton, Fred MANN of Albion. Prayer services at the home in Savona 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 18. Funeral services from Merrill's Funeral Home, Albion, N.Y., Wednesday at 2 p.m. Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery.

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PIERSON

JOHN W. PIERSON (1817 - 21 Feb 1904)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune, Thurs., 25 Feb., 1904
Surnames: PIERSON, CULVER

The death of John W. PIERSON occurred on Sunday last, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. W. C. CULVER, on Elm street, in the eighty-seventh year of his age. The funeral was observed at the residence on Tuesday.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 4 Feb 2004


MARY AKINS PIERSON (1856 - wk. of 28 Jan 1917)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Wed., 7 Feb 1917
Surnames: PIERSON, AKINS, MORROW

Mrs. Eugene PIERSON, sister of James AKINS of Albion, died in Rochester last week, aged 60 years.

(Note: Mary's parents were Christopher AKINS & Eliza J. MORROW)

Submitted by: John Noble 19 Jan 2003

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PIKE

MARY PIKE (1871 - 27 Jun 1917)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 5 Jul 1917
Surnames: PIKE

Mrs. Mary PIKE, wife of Myron S. PIKE at Corfu, formerly of Medina, died at the Primrose hospital in Batavia on June 27th. Mrs. PIKE was 46 years of age.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 6 Jun 2006


MYRON S. PIKE (1855 - April 4, 1923)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 4/4/1923
Surnames: PIKE

Myron S. PIKE, died on Wednesday in Corfu, where he was connected with the Enterprise, which he owned at one time. Mr. PIKE was born in Medina and had many friends here.

(Note: Myron was the son of Alexander & Dorcas PIKE & the husband of Mary)

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

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PINKER

BESSIE M. ALLEN PINKER (1930 - 24 May 1959)

Newspaper: Albion Advertiser, Thurs., 28 MAY 1959
Surnames: PINKER, ALLEN

Mrs. Bessie PINKER, 29, of Hemlock Ridge Road, East Shelby, died May 24 in Medina Memorial Hospital after the recurrence of a heart ailment. She was born in the Town of Yates, and for the past six years had lived on Hemlock Ridge Road. She was a member of the West Barre Methodist Church.

She leaves her husband, William; two daughters, Deena Lynn and Marlene June, at home; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Adrian ALLEN, and three brothers, Adrian Jr., Charles and Arnold, all of East Shelby. The funeral was held May 27 in Medina, with burial in Millville Cemetery.

Submited by: Cassy Marshall 2 Apr 2007

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PINNEY

NANCY J. PINNEY (Oct 1803 - 28 Apr 1904)

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

Mrs. Nancy J. PINNEY, 100 years old, the oldest resident of the town of Albion, died Thursday night at the home of Bert S. Perkins. Mrs. PINNEY was born in Vermont in October, 1803, and came to Albion in 1835. She was a charter member of the Free Methodist Church of that village.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 15 Jan 2006

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PIONTASIK

TERESA GARCZYNSKI PIONTASIK (14 Oct 1896 - 20 May 1944)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal
Surnames: PIONTASIK, ROSENBECK, GARCZYNSKI

Mrs. Teresa PIONTASIK, 47, wife of Vincent PIONTASIK, died Saturday at her home, 173 Glenwood Avenue. Born in Buffalo, she had been a resident of Medina since 1929.

Besides her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Theodosia ROSENBECK at home; one son, Pfc. Felix PIONTASIK, stationed with the U. S. Army in Hawaii; and her mother, Mrs. Julia GARCZYNSKI, who resides at the PIONTASIK home.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. from the late home, with Rt. Rev. John JASINSKI of Buffalo officiating. Burial will be in Boxwood Cemetery.

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

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


VINCENT PIONTASIK (21 Jul 1891 - 28 Dec 1957)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Mon., Dec. 30, 1957
Surnames: PIONTASIK, ROSENBECK

Vincent PIONTASIK, aged 67, a former resident of Medina died Saturday in Detroit, Mich. Born in Poland, he came to Medina at an early age where he remained until the death of his wife, Theresa, twelve years ago. He had been employed by the Harrison Radiator Company of Lockport before going to Detroit, Mich., to make his home.

Surviving are his wife, Sophie, of Detroit; one daughter, Mrs. Ignatius ROSENBECK; one son, Felix PIONTASIK; one brother, Leonard of Detroit; two grandchildren. Friends may call tomorrow evening at the Thibault Funeral Home where services will be held Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. with the Rt. Rev. Thaddeus F. ZIELINSKI of Buffalo officiating. Burial will be in Boxwood Cemetery.

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 27 Aug 2002

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JOSEPH PIONTEK (19 Mar 1860 - 16 Dec 1916)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 21 Dec 1916
Surnames: PIONTEK

Joseph Pinonteck (PIONTEK) died of tuberculosis at his home on North street Saturday morning. Four daughters and seven sons survive. The funeral was from the Sacred Heart church Monday morning, Rev. Father Wasic officiating.

(Interment in Sacred Heart Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 21 Jan 2008

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PITTARD

WILLIAM PITTARD (Sep 1846 - 25 Nov 1910)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Sat., Nov. 26, 1910
Surnames: PITTARD, CHAMBERS, GAYLORD, MILLIS, PAYNE

Yesterday afternoon occurred the death of William PITTARD, of South Main Street, after a lingering illness of cancer of the stomach, aged sixty-four years. The deceased was well known in Medina, having resided here a great many years, and was highly esteemed by a large circle of friends.

The deceased is survived by his widow (Emma GAYLORD), four daughters, Mrs. Lillian MILLIS, Mable CHAMBERS, Rose PAYNE and Miss Edith PITTARD, and four sons, Arthur, Sidney, William and James.

The funeral will be held Monday afternoon at two o'clock, the Rev. Thomas deGRUCHY officiating. Interment will be in Boxwood Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb Staff, 3 Mar 2002

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PITTMAN

RICHARD PITTMAN (1852 - Dec 1885)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune, Thurs., 25 March 1886
Surnames: PITTMAN, SHELDON

THE BODY OF RICHARD PITTMAN, OF LYNDONVILLE, FOUND IN THE CANAL -
SUPPOSED TO HAVE RUN AWAY - WAS IT A CASE OF SUICIDE?

As a party of men were returning home from church on Sunday they discovered, near Hastings Bridge, east of Medina, the body of an unknown man floating in the canal. Coroner Munson was notified, who had the body removed to Mahar Bros. undertaking rooms. A jury was impanelled forthwith and an inquest revealed the fact that the deceased was Richard PITTMAN, of Lyndonville. The body was very much decomposed, almost beyond recognition, and had the appearance of having been in the water all winter. From papers found upon his person the coroner was given a clue to his identity, which was afterwards proven by witnesses who knew the deceased.

Several witnesses were sworn, but no evidence was adduced to prove how the deceased met his death. The jury thereupon tendered the following verdict: "We find that the said Richard Pittman came to his death from accidental drowning, in the Erie Canal, sometime during the latter part of December, 1885."
"George W. Frary, foreman, John M. Smith, George R. McDonald, H. H. Huette, Frank J. Kearney, W. H. Munson, George E. Allen."

The verdict was accepted by the coroner and the jury discharged. A dispatch was sent to the wife of the deceased who now resides in Eagleville, O., and the body was buried in the Potter's field in Boxwood Cemetery. (error - see below)

About a year and a half ago Richard PITTMAN married a well-to-do widow, named Martha SHELDON, who owned a valuable farm near Lyndonville. They lived together until last fall, when, owing to some trouble, it is said, Pittman left his wife and has not since been heard from. It was supposed he had deserted her and had gone west, but the sequel proves that he either committed suicide or accidentally fell into the canal when intoxicated, in which condition he was seen in Medina in December last.

(Interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb Staff, 13 Feb 2010

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PITTS

DAMON W. PITTS (1836 - 17 Mar 1861)

Newspaper: Medina Tribune; Thurs., 28 March 1861
Surnames: PITTS

Died - In Yates, March 17th, Damon W. PITTS, son of James and Lorana PITTS, aged 25 years. The subject of this notice, in the employ of Frost & Co. (Nurserymen of Rochester, N. Y.) went to Illinois(?) in December last, to make sale of fruit trees and shrubbery. During his stay there (three months) he contracted the billious fever, and after having been under medical treatment for two weeks, so far recovered his health as to return home. From anxiety in returning, fatigue and exposure, he relapsed; which, combined with the imflammatory rheumatism, caused his death.

As a scholar he had but few equals and evidently had his eye on a high mark in the lite rary world.- From the common school he went to Yates Academy, in which he made good proficiency and gained the unqualified approbation of the Principal; thence to Union College, Schenectady, where he won the highest honors-as a scholar, a moralist, and a gentleman-of the Faculty, the venerable Dr. Nott(?) standing at its head. As a teacher of common schools he ranked with the first in that profession. As a son, he was tender, affectionate and dutiful. As a man, he was the picture of health, of perfect symmetry, of high aspirations, noble purposes and firm resolves, of whom any parent or friend might justly feel proud. As a husband (he was married to Miss ____, 7th day of October last) he was kind, affectionate, and true in his solemn marriage vows. In his death, his heart-stricken father and mother have parted with a good son, his only sister and brother with a kind brother, his young and heart bleeding wife with an affectionate husband, and this dark world with a bright star promising to have been one of the first magnitude.

Funeral services were held on the 20th, conducted by Rev. John McKuen assisted by Rev. Hiram May.-An appropriate discourse was given, founded upon Psalms, lxxx1x-48 (Psalms 89-48): “What man is he that liveth, and shall not see death?”. Services were attended by a large concourse of friends and neighbors who sympathized deeply with the bereaved. We thought, as we gazed on the face of the dead, “How vain are all things here below.” Long will the departed, the noble youth, live in the memory of surviving friends. Peace to his slumbering dust, and Heaven to his soul! “Yet again we hope to meet thee, When the day of life is fled, Then with joy in Heaven to greet thee, Where no farewell tear is shed.” Rev. Samuel Salsbury.

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb Staff, 3 Mar 2002


JOHN M. PITTS (25 Apr 1814 - 16 Jan 1907)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 17 Jan 1907
Surnames: PITTS

John M. PITTS, who has been quite feeble for some time, dropped dead yesterday afternoon at his home on West avenue. Deceased was nearly ninety-four years of age.

John M. PITTS was "one of nature's noblemen," a man of sterling qualities, genial and generous hearted and greatly beloved by all who have enjoyed his acquantance in years past. He has resided in Medina and vicinity upwards of fifty years.

Mr. PITTS was the staunchest kind of a Democrat, and often jokingly attributed his old age and extreme good health to the benefits of a clear conscience caused by his affiliation with the party of Jefferson. He was the father of the late Hon. Edmund I. PITTS, and leaves one son surviving him, S. Wright PITTS, of Clifton Springs.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb Staff, 25 Apr 2005


UNA E. STOKES PITTS (5 Feb 1843 - 16 Sep 1920)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 23 Sep 1907
Surnames: PITTS, STOKES

Mrs. Una E. PITTS pssed away at her home on West Avenue om Thursday morning, September 16, 1920, in the 78th year of her age. Deceased was born in the towm of Ridgeway February 5, 1843, removing to Lyndonville with her parents Mr. and Mrs. James O. STOKES in 1851, where she resided until her marriage to Edmund L. PITTS, December 9, 1862 since which time her home has been in Medina. Mr. PITTS died in 1898 and their only child, their daughter, Grace in 1900. Two brothers, Frederick A. and Dr. James T. STOKES survive.

Mrs. PITTS was the granddaughter of Rev. James O. STOKES. rector of St. John's Church of this place about 1835, of which church she was a devout member from her youth. A quiet, unassuming person, Mrs. PITTS of late years has lived in retirement, ever retaining the love and esteem of many hear friends, who will revere her sainted memory.

The last rites took place Monday afternoon, Rev. Gilbert A. Shaw, rector of St. John's Church officiating. The interment was at Boxwood Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb Staff, 6 Sep 2005

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PIXLEY

ADA SPEAR PIXLEY (20 Dec 1854 - 5 Nov 1929)

Newspaper: Medina Dailey Journal, 11/5/1929
Surnames: PIXLEY, SPEAR, LISK, SHELDON

The death of Mrs. Ada SPEAR PIXLEY, aged 75 years, occurred this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John L. SHELDON after three weeks illness. The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon November 7th at Three o’clock at the home of Mrs. Sheldon, No. 1001 West Center street.

The deceased was born at Macedon, N. Y. on December 20, 1854, and was the daughter of Judson C. SPEAR and Mary J. LISK; on Oct. 10, 1877 she married I. PIXLEY. Two children survive this union, Mrs. Irma PIXLEY SHELDON, of this city, and Judson Spear PIXLEY of New York City. Mrs. PIXLEY had years having located here in 1860, been a resident of Medina for 69 (years). She was of a most genial disposition and possessed a very wide circle of friends and acquaintances who sincerely mourn her passing.

(Interment in Boxwood Cemetery)

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


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