The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY

Transcribed & Submitted By: PHGS Member Jean Kay Morse

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The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY; Friday, 06 Dec 1935, pg 2, col 3 & 4

PICTURES OF THE PAST

Touches of Life in This Vicinity 40 and 20 Years ago That Stir Memories

20 Years Ago—Dec 10, 1915

Mrs. Thomas Quigley was fatally burned when the sleeve of her dress took fire from the flames as she was fixing the fire at her home. Mrs. Quigley, panic-stricken, ran screaming from the house, but before the fire could be smothered she had been burned almost from her head to her feet.

William White, aged 37, a farmer residing in the town of Caton, had committed suicide, shooting himself twice through the head.

Individual Summary - 7 Nov 2002

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Name: William H. White

Sex: Male

Father: Philo D. White {Civil War} (1846 - 5 Feb 1906)

Mother: Clarissa Barrett (abt 1851 - )

Individual Facts

Birth 15 Jan 1879 , , United States1

Occupation 1 Jun 1905 (age 26) Farmer; Wheeler, Bath town, Steuben, New York1

Census 1 Jun 1905 (age 26) Maiden Lane, Wheeler Town, Steuben, New York1

Death 4 Dec 1915 (age 36) Caton, Steuben, New York2

Marriages/Children

1. Elizabeth C. O'Brien

Marriage 4 Dec 1901 (age 22) Urbana, Steuben, New York3

Children Lewis H. White (abt 1903 - )

Notes (Individual)

Census: Census: 01 Jun 1905, 1st E.D. Wheeler Town, Steuben Co NY; pg 5, line 20, head, white, male, aged 25yrs; b. US; citz; occ farmer

General: The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY; Friday, 06 Dec 1935, pg 2, col 3 & 4

PICTURES OF THE PAST

Touches of Life in This Vicinity 40 and 20 Years ago That Stir Memories

20 Years Ago-Dec 10, 1915

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William White, aged 37, a farmer residing in the town of Caton, had committed suicide, shooting himself twice through the head.

Notes (Family #1)

Sources

1. Steuben County Census Records, Bath, New York.

2. Steuben County Death Records, Bath, NY.

3. Steuben County Marriage Records, Bath, Steuben, NY.

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Kanona was about to have a milk station.

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The attendance at the Lincoln Bible class in Centenary Methodist church on Sunday was 146. The same Sunday the attendance at the Brotherhood class in the Presbyterian church, including a visiting group from Hammondsport, was 181.

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Bath Chautauqua had organized for the year with H. O. Elkins as President; Mrs. George N. Beekman, vice-president; Mrs. W. W. Babcock, secretary and D. B. Bryan, treasurer.

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Descendants of Henry Oliver Elkins - 7 Nov 2002

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FIRST GENERATION

1. Henry Oliver Elkins was born on August 15, 1867 in Westbury, England. He immigrated about 1872.1 He was a Printer & Publisher on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 He appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in East Washington St, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 4th E.D. Bath, Steuben Co NY; pg 7, line 48, head, white, male, aged 35yrs; b. England lived in 33yrs in US; citz; occ Printer & Publisher He was living on December 10, 1915 in Bath, Steuben, New York. He died on January 1, 1946 in Bath Village, Steuben, New York. He was buried in Bath_Grove Cem, Bath Village, Steuben, New York. The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY; Friday, 06 Dec 1935, pg 2, col 3 & 4

PICTURES OF THE PAST

Touches of Life in This Vicinity 40 and 20 Years ago That Stir Memories

20 Years Ago-Dec 10, 1915

Bath Chautauqua had organized for the year with H. O. Elkins as President; Mrs. George N. Beekman, vice-president; Mrs. W. W. Babcock, secretary and D. B. Bryan, treasurer.

Church Records, Bath, NY; Elkins, Henry Oliver, died 01 Jan 1946, 76yrs-4mon-16das, BP Westbury, England

He was married to Mary Woodbury in 1891 in Bath, Steuben, New York. Mary Woodbury was born in 1869 in , , United States. She was a Housework on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 She appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in East Washington St, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 4th E.D. Bath, Steuben Co NY; pg 7, line 49, wife, white, female, aged 35yrs; b. US; citz; occ housework She died on April 18, 1934. She was buried in Bath_Grove Cem, Bath Village, Steuben, New York. Henry Oliver Elkins and Mary Woodbury had the following children:

+2 i. Miriam Anna Elkins (born about 1896).

+3 ii. Dorothy W. Elkins (born about 1901).

He was married to Elizabeth B. Hunter on June 26, 1937 in Bath, Steuben, New York. Elizabeth B. Hunter was born on September 17, 1879. She died on May 2, 1964 in Bath Village, Steuben, New York. She was buried in Bath_Grove Cem, Bath Village, Steuben, New York. See sisters obit- Steuben Advocate, 4Nov1949 p17 c3

Note: Church Records, Bath, NY; Elkins, Elizabeth O., died 02 May 1964, AE 87yrs

SECOND GENERATION

2. Miriam Anna Elkins (Henry Oliver-1) was born about 1896 in Bath, Steuben, New York. She was an At School on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 She appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in East Washington St, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 4th E.D. Bath, Steuben Co NY; pg 7, line 50, daughter, white, female, aged 9yrs; b. US; citz; occ at school She graduated in 1913 in Haverling High School, Bath, Steuben, New York.2 Miriam A. Elkins (Ferris), Haverlinguist 1933, pg 78 She was a No Occupation in 1920. She died on June 4, 1990 in Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut. She was buried in Hartsdale-Fernchliff-Chapel Cem, Hartsdale. LI: 05 Apr 1920, 137 E. William St, Bath, Steuben, NY; Witness: 05 Apr 1920, Geo. W. & H. O. Elkins (MR)

She was married to Alfred C. Ferris (son of Henry Perine Ferris and Sarah A. Compton) on April 5, 1920 in Bath, Steuben, New York.3 by C. E. Gregory, minister Alfred C. Ferris was born on November 28, 1893 in Bath, Steuben, New York. He appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in East William St, Bath, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 3rd E.D. Bath, Steuben Co., NY; pg 2, line 25, , white, male, aged 11yrs; b. US; citz; occ at school He was an At School on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 He was a Manufacturing in 1920. LI: 6Nov1947, 225 Westchester Ave, Crestwood, Westchester NY

LI: 05 Apr 1920, 65 Central Park W, New York, NY;Witness: 05 Apr 1920, Geo W & H O Elkins (MR) Miriam Anna Elkins and Alfred C. Ferris had the following children:

+4 i. Dorothy Ferris (born about 1922).

5 ii. Nancy Ferris was born about 1925 in New York City, New York, New York [prob.].

6 iii. Julia Ferris was born about 1942 in New York City, New York, New York [prob.]. LI: 16 Apr 1947, Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV

3. Dorothy W. Elkins (Henry Oliver-1) was born about 1901 in , , United States.1 She was a No Occupation on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 She appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in East Washington St, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 4th E.D. Bath, Steuben Co NY; pg 8, line 1, daughter, white, female, aged 4yrs; b. US; citz; occ none. She graduated in 1918 in Haverling High School, Bath, Steuben, New York.1 Dorothy Elkins (Blake), Haverlinguist, 1933, pg 79 Note: graduated Haverling High School, Bath, NY 1918

LI: 1936, Tykyo, Japan

She was married to D. H. Blake.

SOURCES

1. Steuben County Census Records, Bath, New York.

2. Bath, Steuben Co., New York.

  1. Steuben County Marriage Records, Bath, Steuben, NY.
Individual Summary - 7 Nov 2002

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Name: George Nowlen Beekman

Sex: Male

Individual Facts

Birth 1865 , , United States

Census 1 Jun 1905 (age 40) East William St, Bath, Steuben, New York1

Occupation 1 Jun 1905 (age 40) Manager Factory; Bath, Steuben, New York1

Death 1938 (age 73)

Burial Bath_Grove Cem, Bath Village, Steuben, New York

Marriages/Children

1. Julia E. Averell 

Notes (Individual)

Census: Census: 01 Jun 1905, 3rd E.D. Bath, Steuben Co., NY; pg 1, line 8, head, white, male, aged 36yrs; b. US; citz; occ Manager factory

General: . The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY; Friday, 06 Dec 1935, pg 2, col 3 & 4

PICTURES OF THE PAST

Touches of Life in This Vicinity 40 and 20 Years ago That Stir Memories

20 Years Ago-Dec 10, 1915

Bath Chautauqua had organized for the year with H. O. Elkins as President; Mrs. George N. Beekman, vice-president; Mrs. W. W. Babcock, secretary and D. B. Bryan, treasurer.

Notes (Family #1)

Sources

  1. Steuben County Census Records, Bath, New York.
Descendants of Willoughby W. Babcock "Welby" - 7 Nov 2002

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FIRST GENERATION

1. Willoughby W. Babcock "Welby" was born on April 9, 1851 in Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York. He was a Farmer between 1892 and 1905 in Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.1 He was living between 1917 and 1922 in Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.2 He died on November 4, 1929 in Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.3 He was buried in Prattsburgh_Rural Cem, Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.4 Babcock, Willloughby W. b. 1851 d. 1929 Census: 23 Jun 1860 Prattsburg Steuben Co NY pg 839 line 32

Census: 01 Jun 1905, 1st Prattsburgh, Steuben, NY; pg 20, line 43, head, white, male aged 54yrs; b. US; citz; occ farmer.

Census: 2 Jan 1920, Prattsburgh Village, Steuben, NY pg 1A line 60

Note: 1917 - 1922, Babcock, W. W. (Cecelia B.) farmer, owns 152 acres, 6 horse, 2 cattle, Prattsburgh, Steuben, NY, Prattsburg

He was married to Celia Brundage (daughter of Ira Read Brundage and Matilda Drew) before 1883. Celia Brundage was born on October 12, 1851 in Milo, Yates, New York. She was a Housework on June 1, 1905 in Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.1 She was living between 1917 and 1922 in Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.2 She died on January 27, 1929 in Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.5 She was buried in Prattsburgh_Rural Cem, Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.4 Babcock, Celia Brundage b. 1851 d. 1929 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 1st Prattsburgh, Steuben, NY; pg 20, line 44, wife, white, female, aged 53yrs; b. US; citz; occ housework

Census: 2 Jan 1920, Prattsburgh Village, Steuben, NY pg 1A line 61 Willoughby W. Babcock "Welby" and Celia Brundage had the following children:

2 i. Florence L. Babcock was born in 1883. She appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 1st Prattsburgh, Steuben Co NY; pg 20, line 45, daughter, white, female, aged 21yrs; b. US; citz; occ at school She was an At School on June 1, 1905 in Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.1 She was a Teacher in September 1919. She died on December 6, 1964. She was buried in Prattsburgh_Rural Cem, Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.4 Babcock, Florence b. 18883 d. 1964

+3 ii. Walter Horace Babcock (born on July 11, 1888).

4 iii. Lena F. Babcock was born in 1890. He appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 1st Prattsburgh, Steuben Co NY; pg 20, line 47, daughter, white, female, aged 14yrs, b. US; citz; occ at school He was an At School on June 1, 1905 in Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.1 He died on February 23, 1964. He was buried in Prattsburgh_Rural Cem, Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.4 Babcock, Lena b. 1890 d. 1964

5 iv. Judson W. Babcock {WWI} was born on March 9, 1893 in , , United States.1 He appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 1st Prattsburgh, Steuben Co NY; pg 20, line 48, son, white, male, aged 12yrs; b. US; citz; occ at school He died on March 20, 1937 in Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York. He was buried in Prattsburgh_Rural Cem, Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.4 Babcock, Judson W. b. 1893 d. 1937 US WW Vet

SECOND GENERATION

3. Walter Horace Babcock (Willoughby W.-1) was born on July 11, 1888 in Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.6 He appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 1st Prattsburgh, Steuben Co NY; pg 20, line 46, son, white, male, aged 16yrs; b. US; citz; occ at school He was an At School on June 1, 1905 in Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.1 He was a Clerk in 1910. He was living between 1917 and 1922 in RD#5, Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.2 He died on March 21, 1934 in Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.5 He was buried in Prattsburgh_Rural Cem, Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.4 Babcock, Walter H. b. 1888 d. 1934 LI: 22 Jun 1910, Prattsburgh, Steuben, NY; Witness: Theron Linsley Waldo & Lena Frances Babcock, 22 Jun 1910 (MR)

Note: 1917 - 1922, Babcock, Walter H., (Florence) 4 children, farmer, owns 180 acres, 5 horse, 14 cattle, Prattsburgh, Steuben, NY, Prattsburg

He was married to Florence Waldo (daughter of Theron Linsley Waldo "Ther" and Anna Brown) on June 22, 1910 in Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York. by Rev. Frank E. Van Wie, Minister Florence Waldo was born in 1889 in East Pembroke, Genesee, New York.6 She appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.1 She was an At School on June 1, 1905 in Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.1 She was living between 1917 and 1922 in RD#5, Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.2 She died on November 11, 1958. She was buried in Prattsburgh_Rural Cem, Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.6 Babcock, Florence W. b. 1889 d. 1958 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 1st ED Prattsburgh, Steuben, NY; pg 2, line 35, daughter, white, female, aged 6yrs; b. US; occ at school

LI: 22 Jun 1910, Prattsburgh, Steuben, NY; Witness: Theron Linsley Waldo & Lena Frances Babcock, (MR) 22 Jun 1910 Walter Horace Babcock and Florence Waldo had the following children:

6 i. Horace Babcock was born on July 7, 1911. He died on April 11, 1934 in Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York. He was buried in Prattsburgh_Rural Cem, Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York.4 Babcock, Horace W. b. 1911 d. 1934

+7 ii. Waldo F. Babcock (born on August 31, 1913).

+8 iii. Charles Babcock (born about 1915).

+9 iv. Linsley P. Babcock (born unknown).

+10 v. Ruth Babcock (born on April 30, 1918).

+11 vi. Robert Judson Babcock (born about 1920).

+12 vii. Willoughby W. Babcock "Red" (born on October 12, 1925).

+13 viii. Anna Babcock (born unknown).

+14 ix. Celia Babcock (born unknown).

SOURCES

1. Steuben County Census Records, Bath, New York.

2. The Farm Journal Illustrated Rural Directory of Steuben County, NY 1917 - 1922.

3. Death Notice.

4. Steuben County Cemetery Records, Bath, New York.

5. Steuben County Death Records, Bath, NY.

  1. Steuben County Marriage Records, Bath, Steuben, NY.
Descendants of Daniel Beach Bryan "D. Beach" - 7 Nov 2002

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FIRST GENERATION

1. Daniel Beach Bryan "D. Beach" was born on March 7, 1868 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 He was a Deputy Postmaster on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.2 He appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in East William St, Bath, Steuben, New York.2 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 3rd E.D. Bath, Steuben Co., NY; pg 2, line 3, head, white, male, aged 36yrs; b. US; citz; occ depty postmaster He was a Banking in 1918. He died on February 13, 1937 in Bradenton?, Manatee, Florida. He was buried in Bath_Nondaga Cem, Bath Village, Steuben, New York. LI: 26 Jun 1918, Bath, Steuben, NY

Witness: 26 Jun 1918, Cornelia H. Morris & Ray Morris (MR)

He was married to Anna Rowlett Aulls (daughter of Capt. Franklin Madison Aulls "Frank" and Mary Elizabeth Rowlett) on November 4, 1897. Anna Rowlett Aulls was born on January 18, 1874 in Bradford, Steuben, New York. She was living on October 25, 1893.3 She appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in East William St, Bath, Steuben, New York.2 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 3rd E.D. Bath, Steuben Co., NY; pg 2, line 4, wife, white, female, aged 31yrs; b. US; citz; occ housework She was a Housework on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.2 She died on July 21, 1916. She was buried in Bath_Nondaga Cem, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.4 Bryan, Anna R. b. 18 Jan 1874 d. 21 Jul 1916 AE 42yrs-6mos-3das Daniel Beach Bryan "D. Beach" and Anna Rowlett Aulls had the following children:

+2 i. Dr. Leslie A. Bryan (born on February 23, 1900).

+3 ii. Leland B. Bryan (born on September 3, 1901).

+4 iii. Rev. Dr. Ernest R. Bryan (born on August 14, 1906).

+5 iv. Margaret V. Bryan (born on November 27, 1911).

He was married to Mary E. Wilkes (daughter of Robert B. Wilkes and Harriet Erwin) on June 26, 1918 in Bath, Steuben, New York.5 by Walter S. Davison, minister Mary E. Wilkes was born about 1872 in Bath, Steuben, New York.2,1,4 She was a Teacher in 1918. She died on November 27, 1964.4 She was buried in Bath_Nondaga Cem, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.4 Bryan, Mary W. d. 27 Nov 1964 AE 93 yrs.

Witness: 26 Jun 1918, Cornelia H. Morris & Ray Morris (MR)

LI: 26 Jun 1918, Bath, Steuben, NY

Note: Marriage of 26 Jun 1918 was her 1st marriage

Note: Graduated from Haverling High School 1889

SECOND GENERATION

2. Dr. Leslie A. Bryan (Daniel Beach-1) was born on February 23, 1900. He appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in East William St, Bath, Steuben, New York.2 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 3rd E.D. Bath, Steuben Co., NY; pg 2, line 5, son, white, male, aged 5yrs; b. US; citz; occ none. He was a Transportation Economist.

He was married to Gertrude C. Gelder (daughter of Senator Frederick Gelder and Edith L. Brown) on August 22, 1931. Gertrude C. Gelder was born on February 22, 1907.

3. Leland B. Bryan (Daniel Beach-1) was born on September 3, 1901 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 He appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in East William St, Bath, Steuben, New York.2 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 3rd E.D. Bath, Steuben Co., NY; pg 2, line 6, son, white, male, aged 3yrs; b. US; citz; occ none. He was an Attorney in 1925.

LI: 06 Jun 1925, Bath, Steuben, NY

Witness: 06 Jun 1925, Sarah T. Ruppert of Corning & Ernest

R. Bryan, Bath, NY (MR)

He was married to Elizabeth A. Bennett (daughter of Charles H. Bennett and Mary F. Diehl) on February 11, 1965. Elizabeth A. Bennett was born on November 23, 1912.

He was married to Marion L. Rising (daughter of Lewis C. Rising and Lena H. Heckman) on June 6, 1925 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 by George H. Allen, minister, Bath, NY Marion L. Rising was born on October 27, 1900 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 She appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in East Steuben St, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.2 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 3rd E.D. Bath, Steuben Co NY; pg 9, line 25, daughter, white, female, aged 4yrs; b. US; citz; occ none. She was a Stenographer in 1925. She died on December 12, 1963. Witness: 06 Jun 1925, Sarah T. Ruppert of Corning, NY & Ernest R. Bryan, Bath, NY (MR)

LI: 06 Jun 1925, Bath, Steuben, NY

LI: 20 Sep 1953, Corning, Steuben, NY

4. Rev. Dr. Ernest R. Bryan (Daniel Beach-1) was born on August 14, 1906. He died on December 17, 1954.

He was married to Mildred Seymour Gott (daughter of Howard S. Gott and Cora Norris) on September 15, 1932. Mildred Seymour Gott was born on October 20, 1906.

5. Margaret V. Bryan (Daniel Beach-1) was born on November 27, 1911.

She was married to Herbert Leroy Hedges Jr. (son of Herbert L. Hedges Sr. and Martha Osborn) on July 26, 1941. Herbert Leroy Hedges Jr. was born on October 12, 1907.

SOURCES

1. Steuben County Marriage Records, Bath, Steuben, NY.

2. Steuben County Census Records, Bath, New York.

3. Newspaper. 27 Oct 1893.

4. Steuben County Cemetery Records, Bath, New York.

5. Steuben County Probate Records, Bath, New York.

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Dr. Treble had come to Bath and taken rooms in the William Messerschmitt house on East William street.

Descendants of John Messeroschmitt - 7 Nov 2002

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FIRST GENERATION

1. John Messeroschmitt was born about 1839 in , , Germany.1 He was a Hotel Proprietor on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 He appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Liberty St, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 3rd E.D. Bath, Steuben Co., NY; pg 4, line 47, head, white, male, aged 66yrs; b. Germany; lived in US for 52yrs; occ hotel proprietor

He was married to Mary A. Gartner before 1870. Mary A. Gartner was born about 1843 in , , Germany.1 She was a None on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 She appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Liberty St, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 3rd E.D. Bath, Steuben Co., NY; pg 4, line 48, wife, white, female, aged 62yr; b. Germany; lived 53yrs in US; alien; occ none. John Messeroschmitt and Mary A. Gartner had the following children:

+2 i. Edward Messeroschmitt (born about 1866).

3 ii. Carrie Messeroschmitt was born about 1869 in , , United States. She was an At Home on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 She appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Liberty St, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 3rd E.D. Bath, Steuben Co., NY; pg 4, line 50, daughter, white, female, aged 36yrs; b. US; citz; occ at home.

+4 iii. William Messeroschmitt (born about 1870).

5 iv. Gussie Doughman {adopted} was born about 1877 in , , United States. She was a Housework on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 She appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Liberty St, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 3rd E.D. Bath, Steuben Co., NY; pg 5, line 2, adopted daughter, white, female, aged 28yrs; b. US; citz; occ housework

SECOND GENERATION

2. Edward Messeroschmitt (John-1) was born about 1866 in , , United States.1 He appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Liberty St, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 3rd E.D. Bath, Steuben Co., NY; pg 4, line 49, son, white, male, aged 39yrs; b. US; citz; occ hotel clerk He was a Hotel Clerk on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1

He was married to Louise ( ) Messerschmitt before June 1, 1905. Louise ( ) Messerschmitt was born about 1876 in , , United States. She was a Housework on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 She appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in South Campbell St, Bath, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 3rd E.D. Bath, Steuben Co., NY; pg 5, line 1; daughter-in-law; white, female, aged 29yrs; b. US; citz; occ housework

4. William Messeroschmitt (John-1) was born about 1870 in Rochester, Monroe, New York.2 He appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in East William St, Bath, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 3rd E.D. Bath, Steuben Co., NY; pg 1, line 28, head, white, male, aged 36yrs; b. US; citz; occ clerk (hotel) He was a Clerk (hotel) on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 He was a Candy Manufacturer in 1921. Witness: 09 Feb 1921, Mr & Mrs Franklin C Empey (MR); LI: 09 Feb 1921, 102 E. William St, Bath, Steuben, NY; Marriage of 09 Feb 1921 was his 2nd marriage and he was a widower from his 1st marriage.

He was married to Kate ( ) Messeroschmitt before 1897. Kate ( ) Messeroschmitt was born about 1873 in , , United States.1 She appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in East William St, Bath, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 3rd E.D. Bath, Steuben Co., NY; pg 1, line 29, wife, white, female, aged 32yrs; b. US; citz; occ housework She was a Housework on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 William Messeroschmitt and Kate ( ) Messeroschmitt had the following children:

6 i. Carlina Messeroschmitt was born about 1897 in , , United States. She appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in East William St, Bath, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 3rd E.D. Bath, Steuben Co., NY; pg 1, line 30, daughter, white, female, aged 8yrs; b. US; occ at school She was an At School on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1

He was married to Susan Frazier (daughter of Jeremiah Frazier and Martha Lynch) on February 9, 1921 in Bath, Steuben, New York.2 C. G. Gregory, clergyman Susan Frazier was born about 1874 in Addison, Steuben, New York.2 She was a Housekeeper in 1921. LI: 09 Feb 1921, 102 E William St, Bath, Steuben, NY

Witness: 09 Feb 1921, Mr & Mrs Franklin C Empey (MR)

SOURCES

1. Steuben County Census Records, Bath, New York.

2. Steuben County Marriage Records, Bath, Steuben, NY.

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The Monday Club had enjoyed an interesting meeting under the leadership of William S. Burns, who gave a resume of the events of "French History from Louis XI to Henry IV—1461 to 1610".

Maybe this is the right William S. Burns

Descendants of William S. Burns - 7 Nov 2002

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FIRST GENERATION

1. William S. Burns was born about 1834 in , , United States.1 He was a Shipping Clerk on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 He appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Liberty St, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 6th E.D., Bath, Steuben Co, NY; pg 18, line 40, head, white, male, aged 71yrs; b. US; citz; occ shipping clerk

He was married to Sophie S. ( ) Burns before 1874. Sophie S. ( ) Burns was born about 1840 in , , United States.1 She was a No Occupation on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 She appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Liberty St, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 6th E.D., Bath, Steuben Co, NY; pg 18, line 41, wife, white, female, aged 65yrs; b. US; citz; occ none. William S. Burns and Sophie S. ( ) Burns had the following children:

2 i. S. Fannie Burns was born about 1874 in , , United States.1 She was a No Occupation on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 She appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Liberty St, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 6th E.D., Bath, Steuben Co, NY; pg 18, line 42, daughter, white, female, aged 31yrs; b. US; citz; occ none.

3 ii. Edward B. Burns was born about 1877 in , , United States.1 He was a No Occupation on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 He appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Liberty St, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 6th E.D., Bath, Steuben Co, NY; pg 18, line 43, son, white, male, aged 28yrs; b. US; citz; occ none.

SOURCES

1. Steuben County Census Records, Bath, New York.

Louis H. Kennedy had been elected Commander of Royal Tent, Knights of the Macabees, with Frank Mattoon as Lieutenant Commander, C. E. Jacobs as Sergeant, and Peter L. McEntee, financial secretary and record keeper.

Descendants of Charles Edward Jacobs - 7 Nov 2002

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FIRST GENERATION

1. Charles Edward Jacobs was born in 1866 in , , United States.1 Note: could have been born circa 1868 He was a Railroad Foreman on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 He appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Cruger St, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 6th E.D. Bath, Steuben Co NY; pg 3, line 29, head, white, male, aged 37yrs; b. US; citz; occ railroad foreman He died on May 13, 1946.2 He was buried in Cohocton_Clearview Cem, North Cohocton, Steuben, New York.2 Jacobs, Charles Edward b. 1891 d. 13 May 1946

He was married to Carrie Jane Stone before 1896. Carrie Jane Stone was born in 1865 in , , United States.1 Note: could have been born circa 1867 She was a Housework on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 She appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Cruger St, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 6th E.D. Bath, Steuben Co NY; pg 3, line 30, wife, white, female, aged 38yrs; b. US; citz; occ Housework She died on April 26, 1944.2 She was buried in Cohocton_Clearview Cem, North Cohocton, Steuben, New York.2 Jacobs, Carrie Jane b. 1865 d. 26 Apr 1944 Charles Edward Jacobs and Carrie Jane Stone had the following children:

2 i. Bertha E. Jacobs {twin?} was born about 1887 in , , United States.1 She was a Seamstress on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 She appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Cruger St, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 6th E.D. Bath, Steuben Co NY; pg 3, line 31, daughter, white, female, aged 18yrs; b. US; citz; occ seamstress

3 ii. Bert A. Jacobs {twin?} was born about 1887 in , , United States.1 He was a Section Hand on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 He appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Cruger St, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 6th E.D. Bath, Steuben Co NY; pg 3, line 32, son, white, male, aged 18yrs; b. US; citz; occ section hand

4 iii. Stewart Robert Jacobs was born on April 12, 1891 in , , United States.1 He appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Cruger St, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 6th E.D. Bath, Steuben Co NY; pg 3, line 33, son, white, male, aged 14yrs; b. US; citz; occ at school (9) He was an At School on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 He died on January 1, 1948.2 He was buried in Cohocton_St_Paul's_Lutheran Cem, Cohocton, Steuben, New York.2 Jacobs, Stewart R. b. 12 Apr 1891 d. 01 Jan 1948 He was buried in Cohocton_Clearview Cem, North Cohocton, Steuben, New York.2 Jacobs St6ewart Robert b. 1891 d. 01 Jan 1948

+5 iv. Leonard R. Jacobs (born in 1896).

SECOND GENERATION

5. Leonard R. Jacobs (Charles Edward-1) was born in 1896 in Atlanta, Steuben, New York.1,3,2 He was an At School on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 He appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Cruger St, Bath Village, Steuben, New York. Census: 01 Jun 1905, 6th E.D. Bath, Steuben Co NY; pg 3, line 34, son, white, male, aged 9yrs; b. US; citz; occ at school (9) He was a Soldier in 1919. He died on October 1, 1963.2 He was buried in Cohocton_Clearview Cem, North Cohocton, Steuben, New York.2 Jacobs, Lenard R. b. 1896 d. 01 Oct 1963 LI: 18 Mar 1919, Bath, Steuben, NY; Witness: 18 Mar 1919, Belle & Earle Bellis (MR)

He was married to Lillian McCabe (daughter of John McCabe and Mary Stewart) on March 18, 1919 in Bath, Steuben, New York.3 Note: married by W. H. Brown, clergyman Lillian McCabe was born about 1901 in Bath, Steuben, New York.3 She was a Clerk in 1919.

SOURCES

1. Steuben County Census Records, Bath, New York.

2. Steuben County Cemetery Records, Bath, New York.

3. Steuben County Marriage Records, Bath, Steuben, NY.

40 Years Ago—Dec 6, 1895

Mrs. E. H. Thompson, a resident of Birdseye Hollow in the town of Bradford, had died suddenly in the store of Frank Hedges, of Bath.

James Skelley, who had been known as "Martin O’Donnell" since entering the Soldiers’ Home several years back, was found dead in a corn field on the Butler lot on the Kanona road. Charles Hoffman, who lived on Hickory Hill, made the discovery as he was driving by.

The Village Board had refused to extend the franchise for electric lighting in the village for 45 years.

Miss Minerva U. Howell had given up her position as stenographer in the law office of Monroe Wheeler of Hammondsport to take a position in Buffalo.

Descendants of Lydia Shepherd Strong - 7 Nov 2002

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FIRST GENERATION

1. Lydia Shepherd Strong was born in 1833 in , , United States.1 She was a Housework on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 She appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in East Steuben St, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 3rd E.D. Bath, Steuben Co., NY; pg 5, line 43, wife, white, male, aged 72yrs; b. US; citz; occ housework She died on March 4, 1909 in Bath Village, Steuben, New York.2 She was buried in Bath_Grove Cem, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.

She was married to James Faulkner Howell (son of Edward Howell Sr. and Hannah Cruger) on July 15, 1855 in Bath, Steuben, New York.3,4 Steuben Farmers Advocate, 11 Jul 1855, married, at Mrs Strong's in Bath, NY on July 10th by Rev. Almon Gregory, James Faulkner Howell to Miss Lydia Shepherd, daughter of the Late Schuyler Strong, Esq. James Faulkner Howell was born in 1826 in Bath, Steuben, New York. He (or she) was a Clerk 1850; Merchant 1855\1870 between 1850 and 1870. He (or she) was a No Occupation on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 He (or she) appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in East Steuben St, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 3rd E.D. Bath, Steuben Co., NY; pg 5, line 42, head, white, male, aged 78yrs; b. US; citz; occ none. He (or she) died in 1906. He (or she) was buried in Bath_Grove Cem, Bath Village, Steuben, New York. Lydia Shepherd Strong and James Faulkner Howell had the following children:

+2 i. Edward H. Howell (born in 1856).

3 ii. Frances Strong Howell "Fanny" was born on May 31, 1858 in Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York. He graduated in 1876 in Haverling High School, Bath, Steuben, New York.5 He died on August 14, 1880. He was buried in Bath_Grove Cem, Bath Village, Steuben, New York. Church Records for Grove Cemetery, NY died 17 Aug 1880 at age 22yrs

4 iii. Daniel C. Howell was born in 1859 in Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York. He (or she) died in 1924. He (or she) was buried in Bath_Grove Cem, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.

5 iv. Hannah Howell was born about July 1862. She died on November 10, 1862 in Bath, Steuben, New York. She was buried in Bath_Grove Cem, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.

Note: Died at Æ 5 months

6 v. Minerva U. Howell was born on February 10, 1864. She graduated in 1883 in Haverling High School, Bath, Steuben, New York.6 She died on April 22, 1929 in Bath Village, Steuben, New York. She was buried in Bath_Grove Cem, Bath Village, Steuben, New York. The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY; Friday, 06 Dec 1935, pg 2, col 3 & 4

PICTURES OF THE PAST

Touches of Life in This Vicinity 40 and 20 Years ago That Stir Memories

40 Years Ago-Dec 6, 1895

Miss Minerva U. Howell had given up her position as stenographer in the law office of Monroe Wheeler of Hammondsport to take a position in Buffalo.

7 vi. Anna Clement Howell was born in 1869 in Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York. She was a Dressmaker on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 She appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in East Steuben St, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 3rd E.D. Bath, Steuben Co., NY; pg 5, line 44, daughter, white, female, aged 35yrs; b. US; citz; occ dressmaker She died on June 13, 1963. She was buried in Bath_Grove Cem, Bath Village, Steuben, New York. LI: 4 Mar 1909, Bath, Steuben, NY

Note: Church Record, Bath, NY; Howell, Anna C., died 13 Jun 1963, AE 93yrs

8 vii. Schuyler Strong Howell was born in April 1871. He died on May 2, 1871. He was buried in Bath_Grove Cem, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.

SECOND GENERATION

2. Edward H. Howell (Lydia Shepherd Strong-1) was born in 1856 in Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York. He died in 1900. He was buried in Bath_Grove Cem, Bath Village, Steuben, New York.

He was married to Mary Eleanor Robinson before September 25, 1893. Mary Eleanor Robinson was born in 1860 in Rochester, Monroe, New York. She died in 1916. She was buried in Bath_Grove Cem, Bath Village, Steuben, New York. Edward H. Howell and Mary Eleanor Robinson had the following children:

+9 i. Robinson H. Howell "Robert" (born on September 25, 1893).

THIRD GENERATION

9. Robinson H. Howell "Robert" (Edward H.-2, Lydia Shepherd Strong-1) was born on September 25, 1893 in Geneva, Ontario, New York.7 He was a Purchasing Agent in 1917. He died on December 17, 1963 in Bath Village, Steuben, New York. He was buried in Bath_Grove Cem, Bath Village, Steuben, New York. Church Record, Bath, NY; Howell, Robert H. died 17 Dec 1963, AE 70yrs Geneva, NY

He was married to Emily Louise Champlin (daughter of Harry Montgomery Champlin and Eva D. Drummer) on December 28, 1917 in Bath, Steuben, New York.8 by C. E. Purdy, clergyman Emily Louise Champlin was born in 1895 in Hammondsport, Steuben, New York. She was an At School on June 1, 1905 in Sheather St, Hammondsport Village, Urbana Town, Steuben, New York.1 She appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Sheather St, Hammondsport Village, Urbana Town, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905 2nd E.D. Hammondsport, Town of Urbana, Steuben Co NY; pg 1, line 21, daughter, white, female, aged 9yrs; b. US; citz; occ at school (8) She died in 1968. She was buried in Urbana_Pleasant_Valley Cem, Urbana town, Steuben, New York. LI: 28 Dec 1917, Hammondsport, Steuben, NY; Witness: 28 Dec 1917, Katherine M Masson & J W Smellie (MR) Robinson H. Howell "Robert" and Emily Louise Champlin had the following children:

10 i. Harry C. Howell "Champ" was born on March 28, 1920. He was living on July 22, 1968 in Hornell, Steuben, New York.9 He died on April 13, 1984. He was buried in Urbana_Pleasant_Valley Cem, Urbana town, Steuben, New York.

+11 ii. Mareva Robinson Howell (born in 1923).

1. Steuben County Census Records, Bath, New York.

2. Steuben County Probate Records, Bath, New York.

3. Marriage Notice.

4. Thomas E. Stackpole, Editor. Discovering the Facts, Families, & Folklore. The Historical Foundation of Bath, NY, Inc.

5. Bath, Steuben Co., New York. 1919.

6. Ibid. 1933.

7. Marriage Record.

8. Steuben County Marriage Records, Bath, Steuben, NY.

9. Called for jury duty, Steuben Co., New York,. Newspaper, Leader, Corning, NY.

Mrs. W. H. Scrafford and her daughter, Florence, had gone to Albany to spend the Holidays.

There were only 18 cases on the County Court Calendar for December.

The Hollenbeck brothers had decided to move their music store to Athens, Pa. Wayne Hollenbeck was to moved to Athens, while his brother, Grant, was to remain in Bath as leader of the Soldier’s Home Band.

W. P. Sedgwick, the jeweler, had returned to his store after an illness, and was warmly greeted. He had been in business in Bath since 1857.

Individual Summary - 7 Nov 2002

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Name: William Sedgwick

Sex: Male

Individual Facts

Birth abt 1837 , , United States

Living 6 Dec 1895 (age 58) Bath, Steuben, New York

Occupation 1 Jun 1905 (age 68) Jeweler; Bath, Steuben, New York1

Census 1 Jun 1905 (age 68) East Steuben St, Bath Village, Steuben, New York1

Marriages/Children

1. Fannie E. ( ) Sedgwick

Marriage bef 1870 (age 33)

Children Charlotte Sedgwick (abt 1870 - )

Florence Sedgwick (abt 1880 - )

Notes (Individual)

Census: Census: 01 Jun 1905, 3rd E.D. Bath, Steuben Co NY; pg 9, line 3, head, white, male, aged 68yrs; b. US; citz; occ Jeweler

General: The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY; Friday, 06 Dec 1935, pg 2, col 3 & 4

PICTURES OF THE PAST

Touches of Life in This Vicinity 40 and 20 Years ago That Stir Memories

40 Years Ago-Dec 6, 1895

W. P. Sedgwick, the jeweler, had returned to his store after an illness, and was warmly greeted. He had been in business in Bath since 1857.

Notes (Family #1)

Sources

1. Steuben County Census Records, Bath, New York.
 

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