Donald C. Anderson Sr., 57, of Stockton died Sunday (March 14, 2004) in Brooks Memorial Hospital. He was born May 30, 1946, in Jamestown, the son of the late Raymond and Maxine Freeman Anderson. A Chautauqua County resident most of his life, he was a 1964 graduate of Cassadaga Valley Central School and a 1978 graduate of Jamestown Community College. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Sandra Woodard Anderson, whom he married Aug. 7, 1965; a son, Donald C. Anderson Jr. of Sinclairville; a daughter, Lindsay Pollack of Angola; and his granddaughter, Kayla Anderson of Sinclairville.

A memorial service for Thelma M. Black, 78, of Newport Richey Fla., formerly of Stockton, who died April 20, 2003, will be at 5 p.m. Friday in the Greenwood Cemetery, Stockton
5/8/2003 - Thelma M. Black
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. - Thelma M. Black, 78, of New Port Richey died Sunday (April 20, 2003) in Community Hospital. She was born July 23, 1924, in Stockton, the daughter of Edward and Stella Richey Marsh. Surviving are a son, Edward J. Black of Sugar Grove; a grandson, Paul Black of Findley Lake; a granddaughter, Jody Altman of Cassadaga; two great-grandchildren; and three sisters: Shirley Farnham of Stockton, Jane Kamarados and Dorthea Kelly, both of New Port Richey.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Philip Black; six brothers: Samuel, Edward, George, Charles, Norman and Herbert Marsh; and two sisters: Ella Luce and Stella Moon.

PJ: Aug. 1973: Stockton: Mrs. Ethel May Brevoort, 79, of 5318 Avalon Drive, Murray, Utah, formerly of the Stockton-Centralia area, died Saturday morning (Aug. 18, 1973) in the Midgley Manor Rest Home in Murray.
Mrs. Brevoort was born April 20, 1894 in West Point, NY, the daughter of Isaac and Susie Stewart Williams. On July 29, 1914, she married Harry Floyd. Brevort in Stockton. He died in September 1934. Survivors include a son, Willis E. Brevoort, Detroit, Mich.; two daughters, Mrs. Louise Poda, Detroit, and Mrs. Genevieve Adams, Murray, Utah, with whom she resided; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Hilda Gunn, Fort Montgomery, N.Y. Funeral services will be held in Greenwood Cemetery, Stockton,

PJ Obit 4/19/2001
Georgette Pruvost Bridenbaker, 87, of 3983 Waterman Road, died at 8:50 p.m. Thursday (April 19, 2001) in her home. She was born April 26, 1923, in Montfermeil, France, the daughter of Georges and Jeanne Hugo Pruvost. She, along with her son, came to the United States as a French war bride in 1947. She had been employed as a housekeeper for Stanley Starr of Fredonia and previously was employed by the former National Worsted Mills. She was preceded in death by her son, Patrick Georges Raymond Bridenbaker, who was killed in action in Vietnam on July 5, 1967; and three brothers: Georges Albert, Jean Bastiste and Lucien Jean Pruvost. A private memorial service will be held in Greenwood Cemetery, Stockton.

PJ: Mar, 1965: Stockton: Mrs. Della Briggs, 89, a resident of this community for 64 years, died Saturday evening (March 6, 1965). She was the widow of William R. Briggs, who died Jan. 7, 1963. Mrs. Briggs was born Nov. 10, 1875, in the Town of Gerry, the daughter of Milton and Estella Horth Link. She was a member of the Stockton Community Church. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Gertrude Ernest, Bradford, Pa.; and Mrs. Hazel White, Frewsburg; one son, Allen Briggs, Stockton; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Mrs. Julia Link Drue, Miami, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.

PJ Obit 12/5/2006
Frederick C. Carr, 91, formerly of Fredonia, Bear Lake, NY, and the Frewsburg Rest Home, died at 1:10 P.M. Saturday, (December 2, 2006) in the Lutheran Social Services. He was born September 24, 1915 in Franklinville, NY the son of the late Clair and Alice Steele Carr. Surviving are three sons; Paul (Marvene) Carr of Port Clinton, Ohio, H. Jay ((Sara) Carr of Grand Rapids, Mich., James ((Marlene) Carr of Charlotte, N.C., a daughter Karen (Joseph) Henry of Jamestown, six grandchildren; two step grandchildren; five great grandchildren, and two brothers; Wayne Carr of Hinsdale, and Lester Kenfield. He was preceded in death by his wife Helen C. Carlson Carr whom he married July 3, 1939 and who died June 28, 1993, and a sister Katherine Galeak.

Brocton, NY- Ruth E. COE, 87 of 38 Lake Ave., died Wednesday (Sept. 29, 1982) in Westfield Memorial Hospital. She was born Dec. 7, 1894 in the town of Pomfret, the daughter of Clarence & Dora PIERCE HOWARD. Mrs. Coe had been a Brocton area resident the past 19 years, & formerly lived in the town of Stockton Surviving are her husband, Rupert COE, whom she married Aug. 29, 1922; a brother Dollard HOWARD of Brockport, PA & 2 sisters, Frances KELLY of Brocton & Ella HOWARD of Stockton.
She was preceded in death by a son, Howard R. COE, who died in 1945; 2 brothers Chauncy & Clifford HOWARD, & 5 sisters: Jessie & Bertha KELLY, Gladys BUSH, Mable ANDERSON & Fannie BOGUE.
** added note Rupert P COE died in NY 1989 Rupert P. Coe Born: 31 May 1894 Died: 25 Jul 1989

Jack H. Cole Jr., 67, of Stockton, died Monday (May 31, 2004) at home.
He was born Aug. 31, 1936, in Stockton, the son of Jack H. Sr. and Eunice Nelson Cole.
A 1954 graduate of Cassadaga Valley Central School, he was a lifetime resident of Chautauqua County. He was a past veteran of the Naval Reserve. He is survived by two sons, Kevin Cole, with whom he made his home, and John Cole of Dunkirk; a daughter, Jacqueline Draggett of Stockton; six grandchildren: Melinda Cole of Gerry, Rick Pierce of Sinclairville, Brook and Ashley Draggett, both of Stockton, and Alissa and John Cole Jr., both of Dunkirk; two brothers: Robert and Frederick Cole, both of Stockton; two sisters, Sandra Belovarac of Stockton and Shawnee Galbraith of Sinclairville. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his infant sister, Susan Cole.

PJ: Nov., 1975: Centralia: Harold J. Crandall, 78, of Centralia-Stockton Road, died early Sunday morning (Nov. 9, 1975) in the WCA Hospital, Jamestown, where he had been a patient for several weeks. Mr. Crandall was born Sept. 29, 1896 in Ellery, the son of Gardner and Clara Snooks Crandall. He was a retired Chautauqua County Highway Department employee. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Florence Foster of Centralia; two sons, Howard H. Crandall of Sinclairville, and Roland L. Crandall of Springfield, Ve.; seven grandchildren, Mrs. Carol Hammond of Ellery, Courtney Foster and Larry Crandall of Sinclairville, Jeffrey Crandall of Pensacola, Fla., Mrs. Bonnie Lou Miller of North Carolina, Mrs. Debbie Hall and James Crandall of Springfield, Va.; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Nellie Penhollow of Kennedy, Mrs. Isabel Evans of Celoron; seven brothers, Eben Crandall, Centralia, George Crandall, Bemus Point, Theodore Crandall of Busti, Kermit Crandall and Herman Crandall of Jamestown, Marion Crandall of Erie, Pa., and Wilmer Crandall of Sheffield Lake, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Velna L. Crandall on June 6, 1971; a daughter, Mrs. Esto Buche on Feb. 20, 1960; three sisters, Mrs. Leah Robinson in 1964, Mrs. Hazel Soderquist in 1973, and Mrs. Edna C. Brevoort in 1974; and two brothers, Simon and Neil Crandall.

PJ Obit 5/14/2002
SINCLAIRVILLE — Alice H. Cranston, 78, of Heritage Village Health Care Center, Gerry, formerly of Sinclairville, died Monday (May 13, 2002) in WCA Hospital. She was born Nov. 15, 1923, in Ellington, the daughter of Roy and Daisy Hemenger Kelley.
She is survived by her husband of 29 years, Louis Cranston of Sinclairville, whom she married June 9, 1973; three daughters: Dineen Benson of Randolph, Eileen Love of Falling Waters, W.Va., and Maureen Mikula of Cassadaga; three sons: Lynn Post of Falling Waters, Laverne Post of Valatie, N.Y., and Lowell Post of Randolph; nine grandchildren; and a sister, Doris Luoma of Ashtabula, Ohio. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Colleen Johengen, who died in 1991; a son, Lloyd Post in 1957; three brothers: Duane Kelley in 2000, Ernest Kelley in 1978 and George Kelley in 1976; and a sister, Arlene Tolman in 1978.

PJ: May, 1981: Falconer: Donald S. Dewey, 70, of 123 Everett St., Falconer, and 105 Broadway, Rivera Beach, Fla., died Thursday evening (May 7, 1981) in Jamestown General Hospital.
He was born April 19, 1902 in Hornell, the son of the late Winfield S. and Nellie Rodgers Dewey. Surviving are his wife, Angie Calkins Dewey; a sister, Virginia Stone of Rivera Beach, Fla.; a step daughter, Doris Buck of Falconer; two step sons, Richard H. Furlow of Mulberry, Fla. and Rollin V. Furlow of Sinclairville; 10 step grandchildren; and 11 step great-grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Dewey in 1936.

PJ: 2/10/1998: Stockton: Lucy E. Dorman, 88, of Mill Street, Stockton, died Friday (Jan. 9, 1998) in Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk. She was born July 7, 1909, in Stockton, daughter of the late Fredrick and Eleanor Raymond Cole. She is survived by a daughter, Colleen Crise of Fredonia; three sons: Glenn A. Dorman and Ralph C. Dorman, both of Stockton; and Gerald Dorman of Pompano Beach, Fla.; four grandchildren: Nancy Rowland and Janet Morrison, both of Fredonia, and Troy and Corey Dorman, both of Stockton; and six great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in deth by her husband of 65 years, Glenn A. Dorman, whom she married July 9, 1926, and who died Feb. 23, 1992; a grandson, Terry Crise, who died in 1968; a brother, Jack Cole; and five sisters: Clara Dye, Julia Bull, Lorena Warren, Doris Kilmer and Eleanor Titus.

PJ Obit 8/6/2005
RIPLEY - Ellen Bernice Cook Dorman, 84, of Ross Street, Ripley, died Saturday (Aug. 06, 2005) at home following an extended illness.
She was born March 1, 1921, in Jamestown, the daughter of the late Eli and Elsie Lucas Cook. A Ripley resident for the past eight years, she had lived in Cassadaga and Stockton most of her life. She was a member of the first graduating class of the Cassadaga Valley Central School District. Survivors include her companion and caregiver, Everett Carr of Ripley, two sons: Donald R. Dorman of Cassadaga and Lawrence ''Larry'' Dorman of Sinclairville; two daughters: Carol A. Brown of Westfield and Dawn Marie Bazzle of Ripley; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Dorman; a son, Thomas H. Dorman, and a sister, Martha Cook. Burial will be in the Stockton Greenwood Cemetery in Stockton, NY.

Evening Observer (Dunkirk, New York)> 1884> June> 23
On saturday, Mr Isaac W. DOTY of Stockton, was engaged in moving a building for Mr W.H. CIPPERLY near Moon Station. the horse that was hitched to the captan started to run, and Mr. DOTY stepped behind to stop him. In some manner he stumbled and fell, and in rising up, his head became on a level with a lever which struck him, crushing in his skull and killing him almost immediately. Mr DOTY was 75 and a respected resident of Stockton all his life. The funeral was largely attended on Monday.

Freda Terrill Edwards, 87, of Trilby, Fla., formerly of Sinclairville and Corry, Pa., died Sunday (March 20, 2005) in Hernando Pasco Hospice, Dade City, Fla.
She was born March 22, 1917, in Atlantic, Pa., the daughter of J. Barton and Eva Coulter McMaster. She is survived by her husband of 19 years, Gerald Edwards, whom she married Dec. 24, 1985; a daughter, Mona Lee Terrill Sischo of Rantoul, Ill.; three sons: Waid Terrill of Sinclairville, Robert Terrill of Stockton and Duane ''Hap'' Terrill of Choctaw, Okla.; 10 grandchildren:12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; four stepdaughters: Eileen Watson and Ellen Burrows, both of Corry, Aleta Patterson of Union City, Pa., and Elaine Hanks of Cambridge Springs, Pa.; three stepsons: Arland and Duane Edwards, both of Greenwood, Del., and Dale Edwards of Corry; and several stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband of 38 years, Kenneth W. Terrill, whom she married Oct. 27, 1937, and who died Sept. 18, 1975; a sister, Mabel Bridge; two brothers: Merlin and Clarence McMasters; and a foster sister, Embie McMasters.

William E. Etzweiler, 44, of Sheffield, died at 6:15 p.m. Saturday (April 3, 2004) in Beverly Health Care Kinzua Valley, Warren.
He was born Dec. 4, 1959, in Youngstown, Ohio, the son of Charles Etzweile and the late Agnes Steffel Etzweiler.
For the past 10 years, he was employed by Whirley Industries in Warren.
Besides his father of Ohio, he is survived by his wife, Brenda Burkhart Etzweiler; two daughters: Carol Braswell and Twyla Etzweiler, both of Louisiana; and five brothers and sisters. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery, Stockton.

Jamestown newspaper clipping dated Nov. 10, 1952
Jane W. Flagge, 81, died at her residence in Stockton, Sunday. She was born April 7, 1871, and was a retired school teacher, and an active member of the Federated Church, of Stockton. Surviving are several cousins. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 PM from the Federated Church in Stockton. ( She is in the FLAGG family plot)

Harold G. Frary, 51, of Stockton died Monday (Feb. 13, 2006) at home.
Born Sept. 23, 1954 in Jamestown, son of the late Zalmon and Ellen Hoard Frary.
He was a veteran of the Vietnam Conflict with the U.S. Marines. Husband of 30 years to
Pamela Kelley Frary, whom he married May 23, 1975. Father of Scott D. Frary and Irene Musante, both at home, and Melissa Light of Dunkirk. Grandfather of Anastasia and Zoe Light. Brother of Lloyd Frary of Ashville, Ernest Frary of Jamestown and the late David Frary.

Benjamin Clair Galbraith, 73, of North Main St., died Friday, Aug. 27, 2004 in his home.
He was born April 10, 1931, in Leon, the son of Austin and Olga Heilman Glbraith.
A Chautauqua County resident most of his life He is survived by two sons: Benjamin C. Galbraith Jr. of Dunkirk, and Bruce A. Galbraith of Sinclairville; a daughter, Deborah L. Warner of Bemus Point; three grandchildren: Philip Galbraith of Girard, Pa., Christine M. Galbraith of Sinclairville, and Jarred A. Warner of Bemus Point; a brother, James Galbraith of Randolph; and a sister, Alice Booth of Conewango.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Geraldine Tranmer Galbraith, whom he married Sept. 22, 1950, and who died Dec. 29, 2003; and a brother, Carl H. Galbraith who died Oct. 26, 1990

Geraldine G. Galbraith, 72, of Route 380, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2003, in the Chautauqua County Home. She was born July 22, 1931, in Jamestown, N. D., the daughter of Raymond W. and Julie Stearns Tranmer. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Benjamin C. Galbraith, whom she married Sept. 2, 1950; a daughter, Deborah L. Warner of Bemus Point; two sons: Benjamin C. Galbraith Jr. of Stockton, and Bruce a. Galbraith of Sinclairville; three grandchildren; Phillip Galbraith of Erie, Jarred A. Warner of Bemus Point, and Christine M. Galbraith of Sinclairville; a sister, Doris Galbraith of Tarpon Springs, Fla.; and a brother, Wayne Tranmer of Celoron.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Charlotte Williams who died March 22, 1994.

P.J. clipping undated: Stockton: Mar. 17: The funeral of Oscar A. Hall of Denton Corners was held yesterday afternoon from the Stockton Federated Church with Rev. Ernest Ruark officiating. Burial was in the Greenwood Cemetery.
The death of Mr. Hall occurred Thursday evening at the age of 81 years He had been residing with Mr. and Mrs. Albert Cross and family for the past eight weeks. Born in Sweden, Mr. Hall came to this country with his parents when but a small boy and with the exception of a brief stay in the Western states, he had spent the major part of his live in this county. He had been in failing health for several months.
Mr. Hall is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Milton M. Flanders of Washington D. C. and Mrs. Gifford C. Lawrence of Bemus Point; a son, Hugh M. Hall of Cassadaga, a sister, Mrs. Ida Berg of Brocton; a half brother, Alfred Hall of Brocton; a step brother, Oscar Carlson of Jamestown and six grandchildren.
Ellery Scrapbook C, Pg 57.
Additional notes: Oscar A. Hall md 1st - Emily Anderson. He md 2nd on Nov. 26, 1918 - Eamerelda T. Darling. PJ. clipping dated Dec. 2, 1918...On Tuesday evening November 26th at Cassadaga, NY, Oscar A. Hall and Mrs. Eamerelda T. Darling were quietly married by the Rev. Esther Brunson of that place. They spent some time with relatives and friends in Cassadaga and Stockton and are now at their home here in North Ellery. Both Mr. and Mrs. Hall are highly esteemed residents of this place and have the best wishes of their many friends.
* not found in paper records that survive mishandling, Oscar is here in 1900 aged 40 b Sweden born August 1858 came here 1863 or 1868

PJ Obit June 18, 2004
SINCLAIRVILLE - Paul A. Harvey, 87, of Harvey Road, died Thursday (June 17, 2004) in his home.
He was born March 7, 1917, in Jamestown, the son of Allen and Leo Briggs Harvey. A Chautauqua County resident his entire life, he attended Sinclairville High School. (CVCS) He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Esther McChesney Harvey, whom he married Sept, 4, 1942; a son, Ed Harvey of Sinclairville; a daughter, Linda Tilyou of Sinclairville; nine grandchildren: Dean Harvey of Concord, N.C., Michelle Lehnen of Greenwood, Ind., Ariel Monagle of Monroe, N.C., Kathy Perkins of Cassadaga, Wendy Tilyou of West Warwick, R.I., Steven Mels of Billings, Mont., Tracy Harvey of Camp Spear Head, Kuwait, Amy Meyers of South Dayton and Careen Mels of Utica; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Mitchell R. Haskell, 50, of Willard Street, Jamestown, died Monday (March
6, 2000) as the result of injured received in an automobile accident on the Centralia-Ellery Road in Stockton.He was born Jan. 19, 1950, in Jamestown, the son of Richard Haskell and the late Mildred Emmott Haskell. A Chautauqua county resident his entire life, he was a 1969 graduate of Cassadaga Valley Central School and a veteran of the U.S. Army. Surviving are two sons: Rudy Haskell of Phoenix and Brandon Bush of Randolph; two brothers: Steve Haskell of Stockton and Keith Haskell of Sacramento, Calif.; and a sister, Kathy Meabon of Stockton. Besides his mother he was preceded in death by an infant son, Lucas Haskell.

Joseph N. Henry III, 44, of Jefferson Street, died Friday (Feb. 25, 2005) in his home.
He was born March 20, 1960, in Dunkirk, the son of Joseph N. Henry Jr. and Priscilla ''Pat'' Barnes Meadors. Chautauqua County resident most of his life, he attend Frewsburg Central School and was employed through Labor Union Local 600 of Jamestown. He was a member of the Lakewood Celoron Loyal Order of the Moose 2587 and the Chautauqua Lake Fishing Association.
He enjoyed auto racing, especially NASCAR, and football. He was an avid Elvis fan.
Besides his father of Jamestown and his mother of Huffman, Texas, he is survived by a son, Joseph N. Henry IV of Atlanta, Ga.; two sisters: Tammy Nieder of Huffman and Melinda Henry of Forked River, N.J.; and a brother, Jay Meadors of Baytown, Texas. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Stockton.

Leo D. Higgs, 90, of 11 North Main St., Stockton, died Saturday evening (Dec. 25, 1982) in WCA Hospital, where he had been a patient since Nov. 4.
A lifelong stockton resident, he was born Feb. 27, 1892 in Stockton, a son of Fred and Myra Annis Higgs. During World War I, he was employed in the steel plant in Dunkirk and later worked for many years at the Stockton Basket Co.
Higgs was a musician and played with many dance groups. He was a charter member of Stockton Volunteer Fire Department and was a member of the former Stockton IOOF.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillie B. Higgs, who died Sept. 30, 1972.
Surviving are nine cousins: Ruth Chapman of Blockville, Hazel Hankel and Lotta Hayward of Westfield, Ruth Cleland of Fredonia, Roy Higgs of Dewittville, Everett Higgs of Brocton, Clarence Higgs of Avon Park, Fla., Grace Staley of Fairview, Pa., and Hurley Higgs of Chautauqua County Infirmary, Dunkirk.

Jason G. Hite, 27, of Dunkirk died Saturday (March 8, 2003) the result of an accident in Fredonia. He was born July 14, 1975, in Jamestown, the son of Gregory Hite and Lynette Kelly-Paradiso.
He was a 1994 graduate of Dunkirk High School and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Besides his father of Fredonia and his mother of Sheridan, he is survived by two brothers: Jared Hite of Dunkirk and Brandon Hite of Fredonia; a sister, Alisha Hite of Fredonia; his stepmother, Ivana Hite of Fredonia; his stepfather, Patrick Paradiso; his maternal grandparents, Burton and Doris Kelly of Stockton; his paternal grandparents, Ronald Hite of Lakewood and Joyce Hite of Fredonia; his stepgrandmother, Margaret Hite; a stepbrother, Patrick Paradiso II; and a stepsister, Mary Catherine Paradiso.

PJ Obit October 7, 1981
SINCLAIRVILLE-Evelyn F. Holdsworth, 56, of R.D. 2 South Stockton-Centralia Road, Sinclairville, died today (October 7, 1981) in WCA Hospital, where she had been a patient since Sept. 15, 1981.
Born Dec. 10, 1924, in Youngsville, Pa., she was a graduate of Fredonia State College. Mrs. Holdridge had taught sixth grade in Cassadaga Central School System at Cassadaga and Sinclairville Elementary School and was in her 20th year of teaching. Surviving are two daughters, Vicki Crandall of Stockton and Valerie Holdsworth, attending school in Scranton, Pa., a son, Timothy Holdsworth, attending Buffalo State College; two grandchildren, Rennae and Dean Crandall of Stockton, and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard A. Shaw of Sinclairville.

PJ: Sat. 9/17/2005: Stockton: Everett R. “Chat” Howard, 74, of Barnes Road, died
Thursday Sept/.15, 2005 in Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk.
He was born Jan. 21, 1931 in Stockton, the son of Russell E. and Velma B. Tatchell
Howard. He was a 1949 graduate of Cassadaga Valley Central School, Everett was born, raised and continued to live at the family homestead until his death. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Lona Sample Howard, whom he married Aug. 27, 1960; five daughters: Linda Willoughby of Cassadaga, Barbara Hoyt of Ashville, Carolyn Howard of Youngsville, Pa., and Betty Catanese and Debra Howard, both of Stockton; nine grandchildren:

Ingeborg S. Howard, 96, of Stockton died Sunday, April 16, 2006 at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk. Born July 11, 1909 in Foley, MN, daughter of the late Carl and Selma Johanson Palmberg. She was known by her nieces and nephews as ''Aunt Inky.''
Wife of 47 years to the late Gerald W. Howard, whom she married June 27, 1936 and
died Jan. 17, 1984; mother of Judy Nichols of Cassadaga, Larry (Linda) Howard of
Stockton; grandmother of Kim Kwiatkowski, Randy Nichols, Ken, Bill, Dean and
Doug Howard and Jill Zboch; great-grandmother of seven sister of Divine Holmes of
Fredonia; and the late Clifford Palmberg.

Jamestown newspaper clipping dated Sept. 18, 1954
Harold C. Jackson, 54, died early today at W.C.A. Hospital, Jamestown.
Mr. Jackson was born Aug. 6, 1900, in Stockton, the son of the late Frank Jackson and Mrs. Emma Smith Jackson. He lived in Stockton for about 10 years before coming to Bemus Point in December, 1953. Survivors include his wife, Pearl Jackson; his mother, Mrs. Emma Smith Jackson, Stockton; one sister, Mrs. Jessie Miller; one brother, Stanley Jackson, Fenwick, Mich.; two step-daughters, Mrs. Betty Cross, Mayville and Mrs. Shirley Crandall, Centralia; and one step-son, William Munger, Hibbing, Mich.
Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Stockton

Mrs. Emma Smith Jackson, 82, died early Wednesday morning. She was a resident of Stockton for the past 70 years. Mrs. Jackson was born Feb. 18, 1872 at Arkwright Center, the only child of Ashel B. and Polly Black Smith. Surviving are: a son, Stanley Jackson of Fenwick, Mich.; one daughter, Mrs. Jessie Miller of Gowanda; one grandson, Clayton Jackson, with whom she resided; and one great-granddaughter, Linda Sue Jackson of Stockton.

DECEMBER 4, 1945
Mrs. Marion L (BUSSING) JOHNSON, Lawrence Park, Wife of Ray L. Johnson, died Tuesday morning in her home after a brief illness AGE 24 A native of Stockton, (Chautauqua CO) NY she attended school in Brocton NY, and lived in this area for several years. Besides her husband, she leaves her parents, Mr and Mrs Orville BUSSING of North East and a brother Jerome BUSSING of North East, (Erie Co PA) and her maternal Grandmother, Maude (nee Haight) (Kanistanaux ) MANHART
burial in Stockton Greenwood Cemetery family plot

Mary Ellen Jones, 66, of Houston died Tuesday (March 23, 2004) in Houston.
She was born Aug. 18, 1937, in Dunkirk, the daughter of the late Robert James and Louise Gautcher Scott.
A Houston resident most of her life, she was a 1955 graduate of Cardinal Mindszenty High School in Dunkirk. She is survived by four sons: David Menzies of Pasadena, Calif., Douglas Menzie, Robert Michael and Patrick Jones, all of Houston; a daughter, Kimberly Menzies Lewis of Kingwood, Texas; 14 grandchildren: MaryAnn, Marshall, Cory, Cody and Liam Menzies, Sean Parsons, Michael, Matthew, Jennifer, Kimberly and P.J. Jones, all of Houston, Lindsey Bauerkemper of Tyler, Texas, Taylor Lewis of Austin, Texas, and Jordan Lewis of Kingwood, Texas; two brothers: Gary Scott of Buffalo and Joel Scott of Sinclairville; and a sister, Roberta Hollander of Dunkirk. She was preceded in death by a son, Tracy Lee Jones; and a sister.A graveside service in Greenwood Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Stockton

PJ Obit 11/12/2001
Charles E. Kelley, 63, of Sinclair Drive Ext., died Monday (Nov. 12, 2001) in his home. He was born March 5, 1938, in Olean, the son of Ethel Whitmer Kelley and the late Ernest Kelley. Besides his mother of Dunkirk, he is survived by three sons: Charles Jr., Paul and John Kelley, all of Stockton; two daughters: Pamela Frary and Kimberly McKeown, both of Stockton; 14 grandchildren: six great-grandchildren; two stepsons: Anthony Mikula of Sinclairville and Clifford Mikula of Clymer; two stepdaughters: Bonnie Mikula of Lily Dale and Darlene Farrington of Smith Mills; six stepgrandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; and a brother, Walter Kelley of Lockhart, Texas. Besides his father, who died Jan. 26, 1978, he was preceded in death by a son, Daniel Kelley, who died June 10, 1967.

PJ Obit 1/29/2002
Ethel Kelley, 80, of the Waters of Dunkirk, formerly of Stockton, died Sunday (Jan. 28, 2002) in the facility. She was born March 3, 1921, in Ripley, the daughter of Edward and Hazel Crawford Whitmer. She is survived by a son, Walter Kelley of Lockhart, Texas; seven grandchildren: Paul and John Kelley, Pamela Frary and Kimberly McKeown, all of Stockton, Charles Kelley Jr. of Portland, Alice Kelley of Buffalo and Sherry Maliber of North Carolina; 20 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren: Anthony Mikula of Sinclairville, Clifford Mikula of Clymer, Bonnie Mikula of Lily Dale and Darlene Farrington of Smith Mills; seven stepgreat-grandchildren; and a sister, Irene Crandall of Pennsylvania. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest L. Kelley, who died Jan. 26, 1978; a son, Charles Kelley Sr., who died Nov. 12, 2001; a grandson, Daniel Kelley, who died in 1967; a brother, George Whitmer; and two sisters: Pearl Johnson and Ellen Lynch. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Stockton, NY.

KELLY KELLEY ( descendant of Richard and Hepsibah LEE KELLEY)
PJ: 12/10/2003: Stockton: Burton W. Kelly, 76, of Stockton, died Tuesday (Dec. 9, 2003) in Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk.
He was born Dec. 6, 1927, in Stockton, the son of Mark and Linnette Pickett Kelly.
A Stockton resident his entire life, he was a 1946 graduate of Cassadaga Valley Central School, He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Doris Perry Kelly, whom he married April 30, 1949; three sons: Michael and Patrick Kelly, both of Cassadaga, and Timothy Kelly of Stockton; a daughter, Lynette Kelly-Paradiso of Dunkirk; a foster son, Kevin Morano of Stockton; 10 grandchildren; three foster grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Jason Hite, who died March 8, 2003; an infant brother, Clifford Kelly; and two sisters: Florence Brandt and Hazel Morse.

PJ Obit 8/23/2001
Frederick R. Knight, 84, of Stockton and Winter Spring, Fla., died Thursday (Aug. 23, 2001) in Seminole Hospital, Longwood, Fla. A Chautauqua County resident since 1946, he was born April 8, 1917, in Denver, the son of Frederick R. and Harriet Krause Knight. He was a graduate of Westfield Academy and attended the University of Denver for two years. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army, and received the Bronze Star. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Margaret Canning Knight, whom he married June 3, 1946; a son, Samuel N. Knight of Oviedo, Fla.; a foster son, Roy S. Jones of Richardson, Texas; five grandchildren: and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, David F. Knight; a granddaughter, Margaret Bedell; and a sister, Dorothy Hull. Burial will be in Greenwood
Cemetery, Stockton, NY.

Mary S. Lamphear, 87, of the Odd Fellow & Rebekah Health Care Center in Lockport, formerly of Fredonia and Dunkirk, died Friday (July 2, 2004) at the center.
She was born Aug. 27, 1916, in Corry, Pa., the daughter of the late James L. Safford and Jane D. Sparling Safford Hanan.
A Chautauqua County resident until 1999, she was a 1934 graduate of Westfield Academy. She was also a full-time homemaker, raising five children, Surviving are two daughters: Jane L. Way of Lockport and Ann Klemann of Dunkirk; two sons: Judson S. Lamphear of Winston-Salem, N.C., and Thomas M. Lamphear of Jackson, N.J.; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Jennie Savich of Jamestown.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, John M. Lamphear, whom she married April 7, 1941, and who died Feb. 4, 1987; a son, John A. Lamphear, on April 24, 1984; a grandson, Jeffrey J. Lamphear, on Aug. 13, 1979; a sister, Joan S. Newton; and three brothers: Raymond, Glenn and Frederick Safford. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Stockton.

Obit posted 7/2/1956 - Mrs. Eva R. LaVoice, 74, Stockton, died at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at her home. She was born May 24, 1882, in Arkwright, the daughter of David H. and Julia Bouquin Raymond. Her first husband, Fred Hunt, died in 1925. She married Stephen E. LaVoice, Aug. 3, 1932.
Besides her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Richard Schnell, Buffalo; a step-son, Alfred LaVoice, Brocton; her step-mother Mrs. Mary Raymond, Bemus Point; one step-grandson; two sisters, Mrs. Henry Genn, Forestville, and Mrs. Merle Mathewson, Calif.; five brothers, Jerome Raymond, Eugene Raymond, George Raymond, all of Jamestown, David Raymond, Fredonia and Lester Raymond, Bemus Point; four grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews

PJ: Feb. 1980: Stockton: Robert L. Lawrence, 77, of Randolph Manor, formerly of Stockton, died Thursday morning, (Jan. 31, 1980) in Salamanca District Hospital. He was a math teacher at Pine Valley Central School, retiring in 1969.
He was born Sept. 21, 1902, in Jamestown, the son of Benjamin and Anna Johnson Golden. He was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma Marsh Lawrence, who died in 1976. Surviving are two daughters, Alice Marsh, Stockton and Rita Kohler, Brocton; two stepdaughters, Bessie Kelly, Stockton, and Delores Wing, Fluvanna; a son, Richard Lawrence, Randolph; eight stepsons, Clair Marsh, Binghamton, Howard Marsh, Tucson, Ariz., John, Roger and Larry Marsh, all of Sinclairville, Kenneth and Gordon Marsh, Stockton, and Carl Marsh, Cassadaga; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a sister, Muriel Case, East Randolph; and a brother, Kenneth Golden, North Carolina.
** According to the 1910 census Robert is a son of Benjamin GOLDEN and this was his name also his 2 siblings, he the eldest at age 7 brother Kenneth is 5 Muriel is 1 month

Alvah LAZELL a well known resident of Stockton died Wednesday of consumption. aged between 40-and 50 he was a member of A O V W and K of C
Evening Observer (Dunkirk, New York)> 1883> April> 7 cemetery data says probably incorrectly 1882
Added notes He had a wife Levantia in 1880 she was 28 he was 38 sons Marcus 6 and Clarence 4
Alva B. Lazell
Home in 1880: Stockton, Chautauqua, New York
Age: 38
Estimated birth year: abt 1842
Birthplace: New York
Relation to head-of-household: Self (Head)
Spouse's name: Levantia
Father's birthplace: Massachusetts
Mother's birthplace: Vermont
Many of this LAZELL family are in Stockton Greenwood Cemetery including Alvaha nd Levantia
Alvah B. 11-4-1841 / 4-5- 1882
Wife Levantia B. (WARREN) 1852-1896

PJ: May, 1964 - Miss Clara A. Mallory, 89, of the Gerry Home for the Aged, died Sunday afternoon (May 24, 1964) in the Home. Miss Mallory was born Sept. 25, 1874, in Stockton, the daughter of Dexter and Amanda Winnie Mallory. She moved with her family to Jamestown from Stockton when she was 10 years old and lived at 42 Grant St., until entering the Gerry Home in October 1960.Surviving are five cousins, Mrs. Hattie M. Peterson, Bemus Point; Mrs. Stella Dickerman, Battle Creek, Mich.; Robert Mallory, Englewood, Colo; Arthur Peterson, Ithaca; and Harold Peterson, Oberlin, Ohio.

Earl Ray Markham, 55, of Watts Flats, R. D., Ashville employed by the Jamestown Veneer & Plywood Company, died suddenly at his home a 1 P.M. Thursday. He was born March 6, 1897, in South Valley the son of Mr. and Mrs. Hiley Markham and had resided in this area for several years.Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Ruby J. Markham; a daughter, Mrs. Bruce Bish of Summerdale; two sons, LaVerne Markham of Moundsville, W. Va., and Everett Markham of Elmira; three step-daughters, Mrs. Robert Sanders, Jr., of Clymer, Miss Delores Eckert, and Miss Joan Eckert, both of Watts Flats; a step-son, George L. Eckert of Watts Flats; a brother, Alton Markham of Frewsburg; two sisters, Mrs. Fred Hallberg of Ellery Center, Mrs. Gerald Dieter of Stockton; five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Stockton, NY.
Jamestown newspaper clipping dated May, 1952
Funeral services for Earl Ray Markham, 55, of Watts Flats, were held from the Powers Funeral Home at 1 PM Monday. Rev. Lloyd Chelton, pastor of the Stockton Federated Church, officiated. Bearers were: Alton Dulmas, Richard Johnson, Leigh Rhinehart,, Badley Rendell, Louis Hallberg, and Harold Hallberg. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery, Stockton. Attending from away were Mr. and Mrs. LaVerne Markham of Moundsville, W. Va., Everett Markham of Elmira, Edwin Markham with the U.S. Army in Maryland and friends and relatives from Stockton, Dunkirk, Frewsburg, Ellery Center, Watts Flats and Summerdale

Sandra J. Smith, 63, of Stockton, died Saturday, November 24, 2007, at home.
Born Aug. 23, 1944, in Jamestown, daughter of the late Norman and Mabel Tanner Marsh. A Chautauqua County resident most of her life, she was a 1962 graduate of Cassadaga Valley Central School.Mother of Norman (Margaret) Smith of Jamestown, Jamie (Bobby) Michael of Stockton; grandmother of Alexandria Woolslayer and Delana Sandra Smith, both of Jamestown, Jaquan ‘‘Jake’’ and Alyssa Watts, both of Stockton; sister of Judith Ames, Darlene (John) Richerson, both of Stockton and Peter Marsh of Monroe, N.C.

Lillian A. McKane, 93, of the Beverly Health Care Center, Warren, formerly of East Fourth Street, Jamestown, died Tuesday (Jan. 21, 2003) in the facility.
She was born Dec. 21, 1909, in Kirkland, the daughter of Olaf Hjalmer and Elin Anderson Lindquist. A Chautauqua County resident most of her life, she attended Cassadaga High School She is survived by a daughter, Phyllis Berg of Jamestown; a son, Charles McKane of Jamestown; seven grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard McKane, who died Aug. 17, 1982; and a sister, Viola Lindquist

PJ: 1/16/1998: Bemus Point: Pauline Knoll McKane, 67, died Thursday (Jan. 15, 1998) in
WCA Hospital. She was born Aug. 9, 1930, the daughter of the late Orval and Mary
Jenson Howig. Surviving are her husband of 49 years, Charles R. McKane of
Jamestown: two daughters: Bonnie O’Hara of Lakewood and Betty Lou Salvaggio of
Jamestown; seven grandchildren: and a foster brother, Bert Knoll of Sinclairville. Besides
her parents, she was preceded in death by her foster parents, Fred and Florence
Hoisington Knoll, who raised her from the age of 13 months; and two brothers: Richard
Brevoort and Robert Howig.

from a Jamestown newspaper clipping dated Jan 18, 1953
Funeral services for Rex L. Munger, who died Thursday will be held at 2 PM Tuesday from the Stockton Federated Church. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Stockton. The body is at the home of his sister, Mrs. Louise Ames, Railroad Avenue, Stockton, until Tuesday. Mr. Munger was the husband of Mrs. Pearl C. Munger of Johnson, Kans. ** Rex Lewis Munger 1892/1-15-1953, Johnson Kansas
Wife Pearl C.(MURDOCK) 1898-1971 * in 1930 Stockton he and Pearl had a son Glenn Munger ae 3 #
he was a son of Charles and Corabelle Munger

PJ: A___, 1956: Stockton: Victor Nelson, 82, died early this morning at his home. He was born in Sweden in 1874, and came to the United States when he was 19. He had been a resident of Stockton for the past 22 years. He was a member of the Stockton Grange. At one time he was employed by the Jamestown Baking Company.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Clara Nelson; a daughter, Mrs. Jack Cole; a son, Richard Nelson; four grandchildren, all of Stockton, a brother, Jacob Nickelson, Sweden.
NELSON **Victor, 1875-1956 Clara 1885-1974

Funeral services for the Glenna PALMER wife of Cecil PALMER were held Sat at 2 PM, (Dec 1955 no other date) Burial in the Stockton GREENWOOD Cemetery (listed in obit incorrectly as Evergreen)
Bearers were; Bill COLE, Richard COLE, Everett HOWARD, Frederick HOWARD, Richard ERICKSON and Rodney SAGER
Greenwood cemetery data;
PALMER ( there are others)
Cecil E. 1892-1979
Wife Glenna F. (HOWARD) 1891-1955

Bemus Point...Mrs. Maude C. Persons, 68, wife of Elton E,. Persons, Bemus Point, died at 10 A.M. Thursday in W.C.A. Hospital. She was born in the Town of Ellery, May 17, 1885, and had been a resident of Bemus Point seven years. Prior to moving to this comunity, Mr. and Mrs. Persons owned a farm at Centralia. At one time Mrs. Persons taught school at Pickard Street, Jones Corners and Towerville. Surviving are her husband, three daughters, Mrs. Phillip Putnam, East Springfield, N.Y.; Mrs. Robert Weise, Mayville and Mrs. William R. Scott, Lawrence, Kan.; one son, Morell Persons, West Lake, O.; a sister, Mrs. Harry Tilyou, Sinclairville and nine grandchildren.
Burial will be in Stockton Cemetery.
Jamestown newspaper clipping dated December 26, 1953.
Bearers at the funeral of Mrs. Elton Persons were: William R. Scott, Phillip Putnam, Robert Weise, Emerson Cobb, Eugene Tilyou and Caryie Tilyou. Attending from away were Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Putnam, East Springfield, N.Y.; Mr. and Mrs. William R. Scott, Laurence, Kan.; Mr. and Mrs. Morelle Persons, West Lake, O.; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Thomas, Mr. and Mrs. Wiulliam Thomas and son, Howard; Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Thomas and Mr. and Mrs. Rolland Zeaman and son, Clark, Corry, Pa.

Elton E. Persons, 93, formerly of Centralia, Bemus Point, and 5755 E. Main Road, Brocton, died Sunday afternoon, (Jan. 18, 1981) in WCA Hospital. He had lived in Brocton since 1967 until August 1980 when he entered a nursing home.
He was born Jan. 25, 1887, in the town of Ellery, the son of the late Lawrence and Ella Ploss Persons.
Surviving are his wife, Montrose Goldwaite Holland Persons, whom he married in 1955; a daughter, Roberta Scott, Salt Lake City, Utah; a son, Morelle E. Persons, Caldwell, Idaho; six granddaughters, four grandsons; 10 great-grandchildren; a step-son, Fred W. Holland, R. D. 2, Jamestown; three step-grandchilcren; 10 step-greatgrandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Maude Coe Parsons, who died in 1953; two daughters, Evangeline Putnam who died in 1962 and Ella Ruth Weise, who died in 1963; a son, Warren Persons, who died in 1963; a sister, Jessie Cobb and three brothers, Ellis, James and Elmer Persons.

PJ: Mar. 1980: Stockton - Walter Peters, 95, ( 6 Mar 1886 from SS info ) formerly of Stockton, died Saturday (Jan. 12, 1980) in Veterans Hospital, Buffalo, where he had been a patient several years.
He was born March 6, 1884 in Bennington, Vt., a son of the late John and Adelaide Bump Peters. In former years he had been employed on a farm in Ellery and also was a self-employed carpenter. Peters had served in World War I as a sergeant with Company D, 11th Ammo. There are no known survivors.
* Walter s mother was married 3 times, Seymour GREEN, Unknown CURTIS and John PETERS and had other children. In 1900 Shaftsbury VT John , Adelaide, ch Fred 15, Clarence 14 and Walter 12
Walters WW I draft data Walter Peters /City: Not Stated County: Rensselaer State: New York Birthplace: Vermont lived in Hoosick Falls NY age 30 single ( Adelaide b. in N.Y.S., m.1 Seymour at Shaftsbury, Vt. Adelaide had in addition to Charles, 2 dau's., Emma, who m. Burton Barber of Rose, N.Y. and who lived in Peterboro, N.Y. 1887 and Flora who m. ______ Joslin who lived at Jamestown, N.Y. ) SO Walter DID have family

PJ: 6/28/2001: Stockton: Gerald L. Pierce, 65, of West Railroad Avenue, died Wednesday, June 27, 2001, in Westfield Memorial Hospital.
He was born July 13, 1935, in Scio, the son of the late Byron and Edna Schrader Pierce.
A Chautauqua County resident most of his life, he attended Cassadaga Valley central School. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Catherine Walters Pierce, whom he married Aug. 12, 1955; a son, Gerry Pierce of Stockton; four daughters: Marion "Cookie" Pierce Miller of Jamestown, Cindy Pierce and Sue Pierce Acosta, both of Stockton, and Addie Pierce Lexrow of North East, Pa.; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a brother, Raymond Pierce of Stockton; and three sisters: Millie Shoemaker of Stockton, Evelyn Whitmere of Dunkirk and Pauline Hebner of Westfield.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers: John and Byron Pierce.

PJ: Sept. 1968: Stockton: Manley Piersons, 80, of 21 N. Main St., died at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 1968, at his home. Mr. Piersons was a dairy farmer, retiring in 1965, after 51 years of farming.
He was a deputy sheriff for 45 years and was one of the organizers of Chautauqua County Deputy Sheriffs Association. He also was a member and serving as vice president of the Chautauqua County Patrons Fire Relief Association at the time of his death. He had served as sexton of the Greenwood Cemetery for the past 45 years. He was born April 29, 1888 in the Town of Pomfret, the son of Charles and Anna Musewald Piersons. He had been a resident ot the Town of Stockton since his marriage to the former Ruby Blodgett on Dec. 2, 1914.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Donald Piersons, Stockton; one sister, Miss Hazel Piersons, Dunkirk; two brothers, Gilbert Piersons, Cassadaga; and Alton Piersons, Lakeland. Fla.
** his wife Ruby BLODGETT Piersons died 1979 b here also

John RAWSON 74 of Bear Lake Road, Bear Lake NY, died 11;40 am Friday, March 10, 1972 in Westfield Hospital, after a lengthy illness;
Born in Panama NY Feb 17 1898 the son of the late James and Elizabeth (KITSON) RAWSON and had resided in the Bear Lake/Stockton Chautauqua Co NY area for 49 years, and also resided in Buffalo NY for 25 years . Mr RAWSON was a civilian employee for the U S Coast guard, as a machinist, repairing lighthouses; He was married to the former Clara PALMER, june 24, 1919 who survives;
Besides his wife, he is survived by 2 daughters, Mrs. Dorothy RAWSON DOBBINS, of Fredonia, and Mrs Marian RAWSON NEWHOUSE of Jamestown NY, 6 Grandchildren, Charles and James DOBBINS and Nancy, Barbara and Mary NEWHOUSE, his stepmother, Mrs. Elizabeth RAWSON, and a sister Mrs. Beatrice FRISBEE of Hamburg, (*Erie Co) NY. he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, George RAWSON, and Frank RAWSON and 1 sister, Mrs. Elsie ALDEN

PJ: Aug. 1969: Bemus Point: G. (George) Leigh Rhinehart, 78, died at 3:40 p.m. Wednesday (Aug. 27, 1969) in Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk.
He was born Dec. 23, 1890 in the Town of Ellery, the son of Pearl and Hettie Waterman Rhinehart. He was a retired farmer and had lived most of his life in the Town of Ellery.
He was a member of the Dewittville Grange. He is survived by his wife, Lena M. Rhinehart; five sons: Walter L. Rhinehart, Smethport, Pa.; Seth A. Rhinehart, Jamestown, George M. Rhinehart, Ellington, and Robert E.. Rhinehart, Ellington, and Clifford R. Rhinehart, Bemus Point; a daughter, Mrs. Mildred Kesby, Bemus Point; a sister, Mrs. Hettie Cooper, Westfield; twenty-five grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.
Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Stockton.
Bearers at the funeral of G. Leigh Rhinehart were: James Rhinehart, Perry Rhinehart, Roger Rhinehart, Bruce Rhinehart, Lee Cooper, and Pearl Bean. Attending from away were Mr. and Mrs. Walter Rhinehart, Smethport, Pa.; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Shaner, Honeoye Falls; James Rhinehart, Perry Rhinehart, Caledonia; Mrs. Gloria Dittman, Buffalo.

PJ: Sept. 1969 Bemus Point: Mrs. Lena Murdock Rhinehart, 72, of this community, died at 8 p.m. Friday (Sept. 19, 1969) at Westfield Memorial Hospital. Her husband, George L. Rhinehart, died Aug. 27 of this year. She was born in Denver, Colo., July 8, 1897, the daughter of Lawrence Marvin and Austa Arthur Murdock. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Mildred Kesby, Bemus Point; five sons, Walter L. Rhinehart, Smethport, Pa., Seth Rhinehart, Jamestown, George M. Rhinehart, Ellington, and Robert E. Rhinehart, Ellington and Clifford B. Rhinehart, Bemus Point; 25 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Pearl Carey, Dewittville; four brothers, Arthur Murdock, Bemus Point, Wayne Murdock, Sherman, Raymond Murdock, Hudson-on-the-Lake, NY and Clifford Murdock, Bemus Point.
Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Stockton.

PJ Obit 6/12/1967
William C. Shay, 81, formerly of 27 Glenview Ave., died at 8 p.m. Sunday (June 11, 1967) following a lengthy illness. He was a cabinetmaker at Union-National, Inc., retiring in 1951. A resident of Jamestown for 50 years, he was born in Forest County, Pa., March 5, 1886, a son of George W. and Rosetta Smith Shay. He attended Fluvanna Community Church. His wife, the former Grace Elizabeth Hanes, died March 4, 1950 Survivors include two sons, Kenneth J. Shay of Ashville; and the Rev. Herbert L. Shay, Superintendent of the Union Rescue Mission, Jamestown; two daughters, Mrs. Ariel Vincent of Bemus Point, and Mrs. Beryl Schaftenaar of Falconer; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Ellen Lobdell and Mrs. Ruth Hilditch, both of Clarendon, PA.Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Stockton, NY.

PJ Obit 8/27/2004
STOCKTON - Ralph Shoemaker Jr., 86, of Stockton Hartfield Road, died Thursday (Aug. 26, 2004) in the Westfield Memorial Hospital. He was born Jan. 10, 1918, in Penfield, Pa., the son of Ralph and Elizabeth Salada Shoemaker Sr. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1946 serving in the European Theater in France and Germany. He is survived by a stepson, William Kline of Lenexa, Kansas; two brothers: Jack Shoemaker of Stockton and Bruce Shoemaker of Portland; and two sisters: Helma Ranney of Dewittville and Sarah Freeman of Mayville. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Bull Shoemaker, whom he married in 1954, and who died in 1975; two brothers: Harry and Paul Shoemaker; and four sisters: Nettie Maynard, Mary Barber, Maude Shoemaker and Annie Kelly

Ilah May Snell, 75, of Greenhurst Mobile Village, formerly of Falconer, died at 3:35 p.m. Friday (March 26, 1982) in WCA Hospital. She was the widow of Robert Charles Snell, whom she married March 2, 1929.
She was born May 19, 1906, in Lottsville, Pa., the daughter of Frank and Amy Robinson Nuttall, and spent her early years in the Steamburg area. Surviving is a brother, Frank A. Nuttall of Steamburg. She was preceded in death by her husband on Jan. 14, 1954, and by a daughter, Ruth Ann Snell.

Albert ''Al'' W. Storer, 61, of Main St., died Thursday (Dec. 12, 2002) in Wellsville, the result of injuries sustained in a traffic accident. He was born April 24, 1941, in Jamestown, the son of the late Herbert and H. Evelyn Erikson Storer. A Chautauqua County resident most of his life, he attended Cassadaga Valley Central School, and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving aboard the U.S.S. Amphibian. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Rebecca Marsh Storer, whom he married May 6, 1967; three sons: Herbert E. and Thomas W. Storer, both of Stockton, and Andrew C. Storer of Philadelphia; four grandchildren: two brothers: JohnDaye Storer of Pittsford and Roger Storer of Trout Creek, Mont.; and two sisters: Anna May Tanner of Virginia Beach, Va., and Karen A. Condon of Bowdoinham, Maine.

PJ: Sept., 1964: Robert C. Tanner, 63, of the Centralia-Stockton Road, Stockton, Chautauqua County Civil Defense director and former Chautauqua County supervisor, died Tuesday (Sept. 29, 1964) at WCA Hospital where he had been a patient five weeks.
Mr. Tanner also served as state deputy of civil defense for Western New York. He served three terms as supervisor for the Town of Stockton, retiring in July 1962 due to the increase in civil defense work, especially the federal shelter program. In 1951 he retired from the U.S. Navy after 30 years of service. He enlisted in the Navy in 1921 and advanced through grades to lieutenant commander. During World War II he was in charge of salvage of naval aircraft at the North Island Naval Base, Calif.
Mr. Tanner was born Dec. 13, 1900, in Stockton, the son of Charles and Mary Ferguson Tanner.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Anna Stewart Tanner; two daughters, Miss Shirley E. Tanner at home; and Miss Charlotte F. Tanner, Buffalo; one son, James R. Tanner, Jamestown; one sister, Mrs. Lottie Nichols, Cassadaga; and several nieces and nephews.

PJ: 3/29/1996: Stockton: Elverta H. Turk, 72, of 7347 Mill St., died today (March 29, 1996) in her home. She was born May 16, 1923, in Stockton, the daughter of Elverton and Augusta Smith Turk.
A Chautauqua county resident most of her life, she was a 1940 graduate of Cassadaga Valley Central School, earned a teaching degree from Allegheny College in 1944, continuing her education at the University of Buffalo, Temple University in Philadelphia, Pa., Chautauqua Institution and the State College at Fredonia.
In 1944, she was employed as a high school English and French teacher in the Brockway, Pa., school system; the Alexander, N.Y., school system from 1944 to 1949; and Cassadaga Valley Central School from 1949 until retirement in 1978. She was class adviser for various high school classes, the American Field Service, and Hi-Y.
A member of the Faculty Association, whe was active in Stockton Union School and Cassadaga High School reunions. A former member of the American Association of University Women from 1960 to 1993, she was a former vice president. She was a trustee of the Mary E. Seymour Memorial Free Library from 1960 serving as president for many years, and earlier served as secretary and was a member of the Stockton Community Church, where she was pianist and organist, Sunday School and Bible School teacher, and a member of OWANA.
She was also co-chairwoman of the Stockton Old Fashioned Days since 1988, was past co-secretary and member of the North Chautauqua County Retired Teachers' Association and was a member of the Valley Historical Society.
Surviving are seven cousins: Kenneth and Melvin Cranston of Brocton, Louis Cranston of Centralia, Owen Cranston of Ashville, Howard Turk of Lancaster, Lee Turk of Forestville and Norma Jean Smith Allen of North East. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Stockton

PJ: Oct., 1979: Centralia: Ralph N. Waite, 71, of Centralia-Hartfield Road, died at 4:30 a.m. Sunday (Oct. 7, 1979) in Roswell Park Memorial Institute, Buffalo, where he had been a patient since Sept. 20.
He was born Oct. 20, 1907, in the town of Stockton, the son of the late Frank O. and Rachel Patterson Waite.
He had served several terms as councilman for the town of Stockton.
He was a member of Centralia United Methodist Church; Centralia Grange No. 612; and the Mayville Rifle Team; and a charter member of the Chautauqua County Lost Chord group. He was an avid fisherman, hunter and woodsman. Waite owned an excavating and pond building business.
Surviving are his wife, the former Cora Harris, whom he married June 1, 1931; three sons, Walter A. Waite, Lawrence M. Waite of Centralia, and Frank H. Waite of Binghamton; four grandchildren, Walter Jr., David Todd, Vicki and Lorraine Waite of Centralia; a sister, Esther Frederickson Anderson of Cassadaga; and a nephew. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Stockton.

9/14/2001 - Cora G. Waite, 91, of Dewittville died Friday (Sept. 14, 2001) in the Waters of Westfield. Born March 13, 1910, in Dunkirk, she is the daughter of Arthur and Rachel McLean Harris. A 1929 graduate of Dunkirk High School, she lived in Dewittville for more than 60 years. Surviving are three sons: Walter A. Waite of Cassadaga, Frank H. Waite of Binghamton and Lawrence M. Waite of Dewittville; seven grandchildren: David Waite of Frewsburg, Vicki Waite of Erie, Lorraine Waite of Hartfield, Robert Waite, Michelle Montgomery and Heidi Waite, all of Jamestown, and Heather Waite of Dewittville. She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Ralph N. Waite, whom she married June 1, 1931, and who died died Oct. 7, 1979; a grandson, Walter A. Waite Jr. on Aug. 7, 1987; two brothers: Kenneth and Edwin Harris; and a sister, Viola Amans. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Stockton.

PJ: 8/23/1963: Mayville: Mrs. Ella Ruth Persons Weise, 44, of Plank Road, died at 2:44 a.m. today (Aug. 23, 1963) at her home after a long illness. She was the wife of Robert P. Weise.
Mrs. Weise was suburban correspondent tor The Post-Journal for 14 years.
She was one of the few area residents to undergo open heart surgery. Her operation was performed in 1952 in Philadelphia.
Mrs. Weise was born Oct. 31, 1918 in Centralia, daughter of Elton E. and Maude Coe Persons. She attended school in Centralia and Stockton and was a 1937 graduate of Falconer High School and a 1940 graduate of the Bryant-Stratton Business Institute, Buffalo.
Besides her husband and father she is survived by one son, Craig Alan Weise; a brother, Morelle E. Persons of Bemus Point; a sister, Mrs. Roberta Scott of Lawrence, Kans.; six nieces, three nephews, an aunt and several cousins. A brother, Warren, died in 1911; her mother died in 1953; and a sister, Evangeline H. Putnam, died in 1962.
Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Freay Funeral Home, Mayville, The Rev. Everett F. Spring, pastor of the First Methodist Church, Mayville, will officiate. Burial will be in Stockton Cemetery.
Robert P. Weise, 85, of Mayville, died Friday, April 21, 2006, at home.
He was born on Honeysette Road, Mayville, the son of Ezra E. and Ruth Parker Weise.
Bob was a dairy farmer, retiring a couple of years ago. He graduated from Mayville High School, the class of 1938. He served in the U.S. Army in World War II as a sergeant in the 777th Tank Battalion.He is survived gby a son: Craig (Patti) Weise of Fairport, two grandsons: James R. (Paige) Weise of Rochester and David Weise of Fairport; two great-grandsons: Brandon and Nathan; one brother: Hobart (Anabel) Weise of Mayville, nieces and nephews: Jane (Haskell) Yancey of Croghan, John (Margie) Weise of Mayville, Sandra (Patric) Killmartin of Mayville, Frank Weise and Ezra (Tammy) Weise of Mayville. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ella Ruth Persons Weise.

Edwin F. Wright, 39, of RD 1, Sinclairville, died at 1:30 a.m. today (Nov. 20, 1962) at home. He was born in Gerry June 6, 1923, the son of Frank and Lillian Hall Wright.He was a member of the South Dayton American Legion Post and a veteran of World War II serving with the U.S. Navy from 1943 - 1945. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Bessie Logue Wright; two sons, Edwin Wright and Roger Wright at home; two daughters, Anna Louise Wright at home, and Mrs. Donna Baker, Bear Lake; one granddaughter, Rhonda Faye Baker; his parents of Frewsburg; one brother Charles Wright, Erie, Pa.; two sisters, Mrs. Bernice Burrows, Celeron, and Mrs. Florence Ecklund, Frewsburg; and several nieces and nephews.

Source: Dolores Pratt Davidson, 2007