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:HUBBARD GRISWOLD - Hubbard Griswold died at his home near South Danisville, last Thursday. aged ninety seven years. He moved from New Hampshire to the same farm on which hed died in 1822. (?????!!) Canisteo Times May 24, 1894

EASON, HARTWELL S., 92, of New Port Richey, died Thursday (June 6, 2002) at home. Born in Canisteo, N.Y., he came here in 1976 from Apalachin, N.Y. He was an inspector for IBM Corp. and member of Faith Baptist Church of New Port Richey. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Ethelyn; a son, Joseph Eason-Hibbins, Hudson; and two grandchildren. Faupel Funeral Home, Port Richey. publishes in TampaBay.com


We announced on Tuesday morning that Mrs. Thomas Magee was dangerously ill with pneumonia and the public was therefore not totally unprepared for the sad announcement of her death Wednesday morning. Mrs. Flora Bostwick Magee was the eldest daughter of Truman and Harriett Bostwick, pioneers of the Canisteo Valley. She was born in the town Dec 27, 1827 and her whole life had been spent here. Her father was one of the well to-do men of his day, and his daughter received the best education that the country then afforded. She was naturally gifted and developed into a woman of rare virtues of mind and heart. In 1853 she was married to Thomas Magee, eldest son of the late Jefferson Magee. The fruits of the marriage were one son, Harry, who survives. Thomas Magee died in 1873. For the last ten years or more Mrs. Magee has lived on her farm three miles East of this village. She was a sister of Mrs. A. J. Plimpton and Mrs. P. D. Schuyler of tthis place. She was a woman whose society was sought by the cultured and refined, and her warm generous nature drew to her a host of admirers and friends who will sincerely mourn her death. The funeral services will be attended from the residence three miles East of this city, at one o'clock Saturday afternoon. - Times.
Hornellsville Weekly Tribune, (Hornellsville, NY) April 29, 1887, page 5, col. 3.

RICHARD MOORE , a mason and builder in Hornellsville, was run over and killed by a freight cars in the Erie Yard there Tuesday night. The body was cut to pieces. An inquest will be held tomorrow. CT June 7, 1894

SALLY M. PARKHILL - Mrs, Sally M. Parkhill died at the home of her brotherm Aaron McConnell, in Howard, early this morning, aged 84 years. Mrs. Parkhill was born in Howard, Jan. 27., 1810, and always lived in that town until about one year ago, when she came to this village to lived with her daughter, Mrs. J. H. Waters. About three weeks ago she went to visit friends in Howard and was stricked with paralysis at the residence of her brother, Friday, May 25.

The deceased is a relic of John Ransom Parkhill who died in 1883. M. S. Parkhill of this village and Mrs. J.H. Waters are the only surviving children. W. P.Goff is a grandson. B. S. McConnell of this village is a brother of the deceased,.

Mrs. Parkhill has been a faithful member of the Baptist Church for nearly half a century, and her faith in her Savior was undimmed to the end of her long and useful life. .


The funeral was held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, the Rev. Mr. White officiating. CT Jun7 1894


WILLIAM RICHARDSON - died at his home in Buena Vista Wednesday morning June 6, 1894. aged forty-seven years. He was afflicted for the past two years with diabetes.

Wm. Richardson was born and had always lived in the town of Howard. He as a consistent Christian membefr of the Sherer M. E. church, and an earnest Prohibitionist. All who knew him held him in high esteem, and a while community deeply feel the loss of a true friend and citizen.

He leaves a wife and five children to mourn the loss of a tender and loving husband and father. The children al live at home except the eldest son, Cassius, who recently moved to Bath. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow Friday, at the Scherer church. The deceased was a cousin of G.H. Crozier and Mrs. E.D. Davis of this village. - Canisteo Times June, 7 1894


JAMES SINSEBOX of South Pulteney committed suicide last week Wednesday by hanging in a fit of insanity. He leaves a wife and four children. Canisteo Times May 24 1894



worked in Canisteo
son of KEN. SCHRADER grandson of Thelma Glover Schrader

Hornell Evening Tribune, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2000
SWAIN – Kenneth E. “Skip” Schrader, 49, of 2628 Ames-Nichols Road, died Sunday (Oct 1, 2000) as a result of an automobile accident in the Town of Burns.

Feb. 5, 1951 in North Hornell, the son of Kenneth R. and Virginia Hills Schrader Thomas. He was married Sept. 25, 1971 in Belmont to Laura J. Watson, who survives. He was predeceased by his father, Kenneth R. Schrader in 1989.
Skip was a graduate of Hornell High School and received his associates degree in Auto Mechanics from Alfred State College. He had been employed by F & F Chevy and Olds in Wayland, Fisk Auto Sales in Arkport and Canisteo Auto Mart for the past eight years.
He was an ASE certified master technician for 25 years and had operated Schrader ENT., auto sales and service in Swain for the past eight years.
He had served with Troup B, of the 117th Cavalry, N.Y.S. National Guard and was a member of Fawcett Post, American Legion, Canaseraga.
Skip was known for his interest in anything automotive, including street rods and off road vehicles.
Survivors besides his wife include, his mother, Virginia Schrader Thomas of Wildwood, Fla.; a daughter, Amy L. (Jeremiah) Krupp of Canaseraga; a son, Daniel K. Schrader at home; a sister, Terry (Dennis) Bardeen of Canisteo; a brother, Donald (Beth) Schrader of Swain; two grandchildren, Justus and Jalyn Krupp; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Robertson Funeral Home, Inc., Hornell, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday with Re. Alan G. Howe officiating.