Monroe County, New York

Newspaper Abstracts

  • Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, August 21 1897
    Norwich, Conn., Aug. 20—The national croquet tournament was practically concluded here to-day, Sackett L. DURYEE, of Washington, D. C., winning first place in the first division and with it the championship. He is but 16 years old and this is his second year at the national tournament. He lost one game only, out of 11. W. H. WAHLY, also of Washington, takes second place."
  • Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, January 14 1901
    The trial of Loren SINK, a well-known young man of North Chili, was held before Justice Julius C. CASE at Chili Center, Saturday. Mr. SINK was charged by his wife with assault and battery. Charles S. ROBERTS appeared for the prosecution, and Supervisor James SACKETT, of Riga, appeared for the defendant. After deliberating a short time, the jury brought in a verdict of guilty and Mr. SINK was then sentenced to pay a fine of $15 or serve fifteen days. Mr. SINK paid the fine. As soon as this verdict was brought in Mr. SINK was rearrested, and will be brought before Justice CASE and placed under bonds to keep the peace. The crime with which Mr. SINK is charged was committed one night last week."
  • Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, March 22 1902
    Marriage of Miss Anna Sackett and John M. Frederick in Perinton.
    The marriage of Miss Anna SACKETT and John M. FREDERICK, both of the town of Perinton, took place yesterday afternoon at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Pittsford, the official clergyman being Rev. George H. GOMPH, D. D., the pastor of the church. It was a very pretty, quiet wedding, the bride being attired in a gown of dove colored albatross with trimmings of white satin and white applique.
    She was attended by her sister, Miss Minnie SACKETT, of Perinton, and by Miss Bertha STEFFEN, of Pittsford, each of whom wore suits of light gray with trimmings of pink silk. Their flowers were pink and white carnations with smilax. The groomsmen were Fred BUHOLTZ, of Rochester; Frank YEARS, of Pittsford, and George FREDERICK, of Perinton. Mr. and Mrs. FREDERICK left on a wedding journey and on their return will reside in Perinton."
  • Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, June 8 1903
    Elba, June 7—Isaac S. BARBER, an old resident of this town, died at his home in this town to-day at 2 o'clock, aged 76 years. He was born and always lived in this village. Besides his wife he leaves a brother, William, of this town, also three children, Mrs. Loren SACKETT, Corydon J. BARBER and Lincoln BARBER, all of this place. His death resulted from heart failure."
  • Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, July 2 1903
    TERRY–SACKETT—Tuesday, June 30, 1903, at Meadville, Pa., by her uncle, Rev. Jenkin Lloyd JONES, of Chicago, Gertrude, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Myron Ward SACKETT, and Seth Sprague TERRY, of New York city."
  • Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, March 18 1905
    Matters Heard in Surrogate's Court at Albion
    Albion, March 17—A decree was issued in the matter of proving the will of A. BEACH, and letters testamentary to issue to Persenna B. SACKETT and Martha A. HATTER."
  • Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, February 16 1918
    Canandaigua, Feb. 15—Mrs. Caroline BOWER died at the age of 91 years at the residence of Peter WOLVERTON in Chanin(?) street this morning at 8:30 o'clock. Mrs. BOWER leaves a brother, Jacob BOWER, of North Lansing, N. Y., and a granddaughter, Mrs. Augustine SACKETT, of this city. A daughter, Mrs. Peter WOLVERTON, died several years ago, and Mrs. BOWER'S husband died more than three scores of years ago. The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the WOLVERTON residence with Rev. William H. YARD, Methodist pastor, officiating."
  • Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, July 26 1919
    "Mrs. D. WHEATLEY, of Rochester, has returned from a two weeks visit with her daughter, Mrs. A. SACKETT, at Lake Keuka."
  • Rochester Daily Union and Advertiser, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, September 2 1879
    "Edwin SACKETT, proprietor of the Long Point Hotel, on Conesus Lake, died Monday morning of pneumonia. He was taken ill on Friday last, but had been in poor health for some time."
  • Rochester Daily Union and Advertiser, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, August 20 1889
    Thomas B. GROVES died suddenly last night of hemorrhage of the lungs at his home, No. 92 Smith street, aged 63 years. When only 20 years of age he left his birthplace in County Kerry, Ireland, and in company with his widowed mother, came to Rochester, where he resided continuously for forty-three years. He learned the carriage trade at James CUNNINGHAM factory, and for a time carried on the business of carriage-making. For the past eight years, he has assisted his son, Thomas H. GROVES, in the shoe business. Deceased was always a Democrat of the old school, and was uncompromising in support of his political faith. He was a regular attendant at St. Patrick' church, in which he at one time served a sexton. In his large family he was kind and considerate, and, by diligence and energy, he succeeded in giving his children many social educational and business advantages. The immediate family consisted of the widow, four sons, Thomas H., and William E., of Rochester, G. W., of Buffalo and John L., of Chicago, and four daughters, Mrs. E. J. SACKETT, Mrs. C. J. MALOY and Misses Ida and Theresa GROVES.
    Funeral from late residence, ?92 street, Thursday, at 8:30 a.m., and St. Patrick's Cathedral at 9 a.m."
  • Rochester Daily Union and Advertiser, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, May 3 1900
    "The annual meeting of the Woman's Educational and Industrial Union will take place Friday afternoon at Watson House, the polls to be open from 1 until 5 p.m.
    The inspectors of election are Mrs. D. E. SACKETT, [& 4 others]."
  • Rochester Daily Union and Advertiser, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, March 20 1905
    Le Roy, N. Y., March 20—This afternoon at her late home in Bergen was held the funeral of Mrs. Abigail J. FIELD, widow of Charles FIELD. Mrs. FIELD died on Friday night quite suddenly. While she had been an invalid for some years her death was not expected. On Friday morning she was not as well as usual and a physician was called. In the afternoon her condition appeared to be much improved, but about 6 o'clock she suffered a stroke of apoplexy and death followed in a few hours. Mrs. FIELD was born in Byron on June 11, 1929, and she was married to Mr. FIELD on November 20, 1849, and began housekeeping on the farm where her death occurred. She was a member of the Congregational Church, in which she was very active while health and strength permitted. The deceased is survived by two daughters, Mrs. George SACKETT of Bergen, and Mrs. Henry A. ARNOLD of Le Roy."
  • Rochester Daily Union and Advertiser, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, March 20 1905
    "Entertainment Given for the Old Ladies of St. Ann's Home
    The old ladies of St. Ann's Home Main street east, enjoyed a delightful entertainment yesterday afternoon through the courtesy of Misses Minnie F. O'LAUGHLIN, Martha C. COSGROVE, Alice J. MURPHY, Messrs. Eugene J. SACKETT, Thomas E. CROUCH, P. J. McCRACKEN and P. J. McARDLE."
  • Union Advertiser, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, April 2 1912
    Miss Clara Ide Leaves Land and $20,000 for the Purpose
    The will of Miss Clara IDE, admitted in probate by Surrogate BROWN yesterday provides for the establishment of a model farm on her 60-acre estate in the town of Riga, Miss IDE bequeaths $20,000 for the purpose and $1,000 additional to found a library on agricultural subjects.
    The "IDE farm" will be a corporation in charge of a board of managers composed of the master of Riga Grange, the supervisor of the town of Riga, the chairman of the Board of Supervisors, the two executors, John D. and George T. LYNN and four others selected by the executors for a year and thereafter elected so that the term of one shall expire each year. The managers will fill vacancies and will serve without compensation.
    (Will Help Farmers—part didn't get)
    Parrot Provided For
    Miss IDE died on March 17th in Los Angeles, leaving an estate valued at $36,000. The sum of $-,000 is left to the local Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to be known as the "Li-y and Clara IDE Fund." $500 to the Fourth Congregational Church of Riga and $200 each to Mrs. Caroline REED; Mrs. E. J. HENRY, James L. SACKETT, Mauri- - G. LYNN; Miss Jennie ?. GRIMM and Mrs. Samuel MELLVAINE; $100 to Mrs. Nellie HANSEY.
    The sum of $500 is left by Miss IDE for the care of her pet parrot. Her favorite horse is to be kept on the farm as a pensioner, doing no work at all. When he dies he is to be buried at the side of another equine named "Bizzie" on the southeast corner of the woods on the farm. The graves are never to be plowed over.
    In her will Miss IDE provided that if her plans for the model farm could not be carried out that the estate should go to the Genesee Wesleyan Seminary at Lima to endow a memorial fund to the memory of her father, Erastus IDE, who was a student there.
    It is said, however, that no difficulty is expected in carrying out the provisions of the will."
  • Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, January 30 1922
    Honeoye Falls, Jan. 29—Mrs. Ethel BOND SACKETT, wife of Joseph SACKETT, Jr., died yesterday, 23 years old. Mrs. SACKETT was born and had always resided in the town of Mendon. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church in this village. Besides her husband, she is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Milton BOND, and two brothers, Vernon and Leonard BOND, of Mendon.
    The funeral will be held from the home of her parents on Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Burial will be in Honeoye Falls cemetery."

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