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scrapbook 1889 wedding Utter and Hughes wed Friendship NY
On Thursday 24 Jan 1889 at the home of the brides parents in Port Alleganey,Pa Mr Frank R Utter of Friendship and Miss Mary B Hughes of Prt Allegany,Pa were made man and wife. The bride was dressed in a handsome traveling costume and the groom wore the conventional black. The following is a list of the wedding
presets: Col. and Mrs. A.J. Wellman six cases of one dozen solid silver teaspoons and forks and one half dozen tablespoons. Mr and Mrs A W Miner one dozen solid teaspoons Mr A Miner Wellman solid silver butter knife and sugar spoon in plush case Mr and Mrs L.D.Utter two twenty dollar gold pieces Dr Stebbins,Mr and Mrs. J.W.Scott,Mr and Mrs W H King silver tray pitcher and globlets Miss Margaret Utter picture and drapery Mr W C Willis and wife silver card plate Mr W C Kingbury and wife etching in bronze and plush frame Misses Belle Minard,Belle Bradley,Carrie Townsend,Chas,Wells,Joe Rice,Gene Corwin,Fred Utter,Sherd Latta,Mrs B G Sisson and Mr and Mrs G W Robinson silver nut dish and silver tray with gold lined cream pitcher,sugar bowl and spoon
holder. Mr Johnson Higgins and wife black silk for a dress Mr and Mrs D A Daniels table cloth and napkins Mr Fred R King silver card plate
scrapbook 1879 Friendship NY man dies at age 103
Uncle Jacob Hemstraight died at the residence of his grandson in the town of Owego Monday Feb 17th at the advanced age of 103 years. He was the oldest person in this secion of the country and probably the oldest in the state. O W Potter & Co. the feather bed renovators having canvassed this place toroughly and removed all the vermin and bugs leave for pastures new on Saturday. Mr Potter has in addtion to his renovator an apparatus for renoyeting mulees. County Superindendent Ingham was in Iowa today and conveyed Milo Corbin to the insane asylum at Utica. The many friends of Mr Corbin hope it will not be many days before he will be able to return to us with mental and bodily ailments fully cured. Fuller, Flint, & Dayton Issue Endowment Life and Accident polcies in the old Hartford Co.
scrapbook Groom 79 bride 75 1914 Hurlbert-Stickney
Mr Harvey Hurlbert of Richburg and Mrs Lovina Stickney of Bolivar married. Wednesday afternoon November 11th at the home of the bride's daughter Mrs Fred Scott in Bolivar Rev J B Harry pastor of the Bolivar Methodist Episcopal church performed the ceremony. Among the many guests present were W D Stickney of Nile, brother of Mrs Scott, Mrs Frank Burns and Mrs Harry of Bolivar. The groom is 78 a Civil War vet and a Grand Army Man while the bride is aged 75 years. This is his 4th marriage and her second. He is a pensioner receving 50 dollars a month while his bride has also been drawing a widows pension of 12 dollars a month.They will reside in Bolivar. Both are well known through out this section and have many friends who extend them heartiest congratulations and best Wishes.
scrapbook death by auto Aug 1914 Samuel Beatty
Death of Bolivar man met with automobile accident and died from injuries. Samuel A Beatty former village president and a member of the firm of Beatty and Jordan machinists of Bolivar died at Higgins Memorial Hospital Olean lasr Saturday from internal injuries received in an automobile on Tuesday.Raymond B Moore a Bolivar man and owner and driver of the car escaped with only slight injuries. The funeral was held Monday at Bolivar. Mr and Mrs O.R.Stillman of this
scrapbook Oldest resident of Friendship died. 1910 Abigail Scott
Mrs Abagail Lord Scott the oldest resident of Friendship died Tuesday last at 1130 am at her home on East Main Street. at the advanced age of 97 years She was born 26 March 1813 and has resided in Friendship the most of her life She was the widow of Martin Scott. She had been confined to the bed for the past 16 weeks and had grown so childish that she was a great care.She is survived by 2 children R A Scott and Mrs. Kate McCormick both of this village. The funersl will be held at the house at 330 Rev W G Cartwright officiating Burial at Maple Grove.
Scrapbook 1914 Composer Martha Unger Friendship NY
We are are in receipt of a sheet of music entitled "Florentine Waltzes" composed by Miss Martha Unger of New York City. She is the daughter of Morris Unger a former resident of this city. We are very grateful for the music and Miss mMarth's many friends here will be very much pleased to hear of her sucess as a composer.
1914 grads of Friendship NY HS Scrapbook
James G Derr ist honor
Vera R Mason 2nd honor
Agnes E Dunnigan 3rd honor
Helen McC Hyde
Marie A McDermott
Hazel B Goltry
Ruth A Howbridge
1917 wedding Harold King and Hattie -Henry in scrapbook
On November 8 Thursday 8, Harold B King of Shinglehouse were united in marriage at the home of the brides parents Mr and Mrs J W Henry. The groom is the son of Mr and Mrs Fred R King of this place. He is a graduate of Westbrook Commercial College of Olean and holds a responsible postion in the First National Bank of Shinglehouse
1918 Births in Friendship NY scrapbook town and village
Virginia A Clark Jan 12
Phillip John McCarthy Feb 9
Catherine Cora Stroyne May 14
George William LaSuer June 12
Seth Guilford Hobart June 24
Craig Charles Weart July 6
Sarah Marion Henderson Aug 1
Raymond E Studley Sep15
Richard Munger Drake Sept 15
Dorothy Elnore Bubb Oct 11
Katherine Brundrage Oct 22
Vincent Ciampa Nov 18
All of Friendship Village
Freindship Town births 1918
Edna Bidwell Jan 24
Margaret R Wilson Jan 26
Robert M Neary Feb 26
Emmet W Mulkin Feb 26
Clara B Rouse March 19
Catherine M Mullane June 9
Lete J Wilbur June 10
Helen H Lundburg July 11
Charles H Metz Aug 1
Frances P Burgess Aug 6
Donald L Edwards Aug 21
Clyde E Hall Aug 21
Marion F Herrington Oct 19
Cary F Rogers Nov 9
1918 deaths in twp and village Friendship NY
Margeret L Griffith Jan 11
Peter W Walters Feb 18
Hannah McCarthy Mar 12
Roxey J Wales Mar 24
Corydon Vreeland April 27
John F Derr May 3
Jacob H Whitman May 12
Helen H Lundberg July 17
Sophia E Robinson Oct 24
Records of deaths in village
Samuel C LaSuer Jan 4
Charles W Pusey Jan 4
Roy L Compton Jan 6
Robert A Scott April 14
Bridget L Scott April 14
Adelaid Hoadley May 16
Rozella Grove May 7
Albert G Hinman May 7
Laura Potter May 12
Lizza A Stiles May 13
Havery Hulbert May 20
Mary A Breadon July 18
Henry B Gorton Sep 8
Dennis P Barnes Sep 9
Adelaid M Hickox Oct 10
Helen W Hatch Oct 13
Dennis L Gardner Dec 5
scrapbook Friendship NY 1918 marriages
Arthur A Peters to Bessie V Potter 21 April 1918
Fredrick Austin to argaret Clark Aug 1
Garrett F Bakker to Melva Canfield Aug 19
Levi C Terry to Gertrude Burdick Aug 27
William J Crandell to Hilda McClay Sep 10
Stephen D Hunt to Eloise A Ersley Oct 19
Sadly its undated but in a section of 1920 clippings
The funeral of William B Voorheis aged 79 Civil War Vet of this place was held at the First Congregational church. Rev F J Hayden officiating.Burial was in the Maple Grove Cemetery.He was a member of the First Congregational
Church,Friendship Grange ,G.A.R., Hatch Post 241,and Van Campen lodge, I.O.O.F which order conducted the services at the cemetery. He is survived by 2 brothers Edwin O of Olean and Charles L of Rennelsville,2 sons Charles E and Elmer S of this place 2 daughters Mrs. Emma Kimbal of West Almond and Mrs Adelbert Peasley
of Wellsville,10 grandchildren. He was a member of Co B 136th infrantry NYS volunteers and served during the civil war. The Hatch post GAR, Grange and Van Campen Lodge attended the funeral .
scrapbook Charles Kershaw dies of cancer age 30 1920
Young man dies of cancer. CharlesKershaw died Wednesday at the Friendship General Hospital after a severe illness of several months caused by cancer. He was30 and until the time of his illness was active healthy and industrious. He was the only child of Mr and Mrs Charles Kershaw his father having died several years ago leaving the son to care for his mothe. This one thing Charles Kershaw always was over considerate of her welfare andhappiness,always seeing to her needs and comforts. He leaves his mother a broken reed both in spirit and in body. The sympathy of the community goes out to her and where flesh and blood has administered to her wants the kind hands ministered to her wants the kind hands of friends will now have to close in the gap left by the death of her only child.
scrapbook 1917 Rowley-Sampson wedding
Miss Florence Rowley daughter of Mr and Mrs Ralph Rowley and Walton Hamilton Sampson were quietly married at noon Wednesday Nov 7, at the home of the brides parents. After a short wedding journal Mr and Mrs Sampson will be at home in LeRoy,NY.
scrapbook 1917 Friendship NY Death of Amy Washborn nee Fairbanks
Word was eeceived last Thursday of the death of Mrs. Amy Washborn of Oakland,California. She was formerly Miss Amy Fairbanks of this village.Surviving husband the son of Mr and Mrs Willliam Washborn who now resides here. Mrs Washborn left the next day to be with her son.No particulars have been received.
scrapbook 1912 No race Suicide 15th child born Schreiber
On Friday last a daughter was born to Mr and Mrs John Schreiber of Alphonso Road This is the 15th child of which they have been blessed The first seven were girls the next seven boys and last week it was a odd nember when a girkl arrived St Marys Gazette
] 1910 scrapbook marriage Washburn-Murdock
Two of Friendships young people united in marriage Word has been received here of the marriage of Walter Washburn and Mrs Edith Murdock which took place Tuesday at Smethport Pa. The groom is a son of Mr and Mrs Wilmer Washburn of this place and the bride has acted as clerk at the Shawmut station for the past
two years. They will reside at Rexville. Their many friends heartiest congraduations.
1904 wedding in scrapbok
Belmont- 29 Feb 1904 Friendship residents married. Mr. Clair B. Carrver and Getrude Wales both of Friendship were united in marriage on Sunday afternoon 28 Feb 1904 by Rev F H Carrver at the M.E.Parsonage in this village
scrapbook 5 May 1909 death of Hubbard Cotton Friendship NY
Anna M Steenrod editor
Another of our esteemed citizens has been removed by death,Hubbard Cotton who for the last yesr has been seriously ill was taken worse during the past few days and passed away about 230 am Tuesday morning.Hubbard Cotton was born in Friendship 1 April 1838 and spent his entire life here. He is survived by four sons S.H. Cotton of Appleton City,Mo., Jas. R Cotton Bellevue, Pa, C.S.Cotton,NYC ,NY and George Ira Cotton of this place with whom Mr Cotton resided. Also a brother Henry Cotton of Leon,Kansas and a sister Mrs C Drew of Appleton City,Mo.
scrapbook 27 May 1909 F L Steenrod editor Friendship NY
Lucius Daniels passed away peacefully at the home of his son D.A. Daniels 25 May 1909 Last Saturday morning the Wasson Stanchion Factory which is located at Cuba was almost totally destroyed by fire of an incendiary origin.
The opening meeting of the DAR for the year 1909 was held with the Friendship ladies at the home of Mrs A M Wellman at which time about 40 members were present.
A letter from Mrs. Frank Smith asked the chapter to take into consideration the planting of shade trees along the highways and it was decided to make that the work of the year and a committee was appointed to investigate the law and confer with Mr. B.J.Rice the superintendent of Good Roads
A very pretty home wedding was held at the home of the bride on the White Creek road Tuesday evening 25th May at 8pm.The contracting party were two of our popular young towns people Mr. Newton W.Smith and Miss Pansy Cook eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs James F. Cook
George Anthony Connolly age 18 passed away Tuesday evening. He had been ill since last October.
The Wasson Stanchion Factory at Cuba was destroyed by fire last Saturday morning.
The Court of Appeals has fixed the week of July 5th as the time when Guiseppi Sanducci must die for the murder of Joseph Dardane at Belfast.
Hubbard Cotton suffered a severe stroke Monday.
Word has been received here of the marriage of Philip W. Utter to Miss Lucille Bailey of Florida.
Sidney Bessey of Inavale was tendered a party in honor of his 21st birthday last Friday evening by some 25 persons.
7 Nov 1910 Friendship NY writes home of his experience US Kansas Sunday 7
Dear folks at home
Thinking that you are perhaps anxious to hear from me, I will gt busy and do my duty. We left Norfolk the 1st of the month and are now in process of crossing the little pond. Although many of the recruits are sick I have not as yet expericended this delightful sensation. Before leaving port religious services were numerous.In the afternoon services were held on deck by the pastor of the Norfolk Presbyterian church. An invitation to his church in the evening was cordially extended.About 75 accepted. Myself, with about ten others went to the
Baptist church instead. The music was grand far better than that which is usually rendered at home.
7 Nov 1910
Am still well and hearty as ever which means considerably to those knowing my usual heartiness.It rained hard last night and the sea is a little rough. Expect to reach France a week from Wednesday.I can neither send nor receive mail until we reach port.This is rather tough,as I would like very much to have something to read.
8 Nov 1910
Am still on earth rather over it and my stomach still performs its regular duties. It seems an age since we started. I can not get used to this new world which is forever heaving up and down.It is very warm here.
9 Nov 1910
Rained all night, and its stil at it. The weather is getting a little more brisk. Will have to purchase a peajacket to keep from freezing while on watch at
4'o clock and come off at 630. The old pond is still restless more so than previous. We are all looking anxiously for last months pay which will be given in English coin.
Same old story only told a little furthur from home.We are about 2,500 miles from the good old land of the free now and are in the middle of no where, I
guess. The whole trip is about 1000 miles. We are now to become students. Orders are that we must be able to read the compass with ease. Tis rumored that our
next trip will be to San Francisco then in July 1912 we start our cruise around the world for which they will take 18 months
11 Nov 1910
Still rolling and am still on top of the weather. We got four days leave to visit Paris. We anchor at Cherbourg and have to go 200 miles by rail in order
to get to Gay Parie. We also get four days in which to visit London.
12 Nov 1910
Headed for the North Pole now. I guess from the atmosphere. Sure will have to get a pea jacket. They took off another section leaving only three now.
which means no sleep for three or four days
18 Nov 1910 Well housecleaning has begun with vigor, so we must be near our destination,Our boxes must go through a through scrubbing.Am looking for a
whole bag of mail when we arrrived at quarters this morning we were inspected by the Captain He also gave us a extended line of talk in referance to our
behavior when we land Quite a contrast with a Friendship firemans inspection.Too cold for me on deck now So I stick close to the bay alley. I go on watch at 1230
today.I cant help but think of that home Thanksgiving dinner Im going to miss
18 Nov 1910
Well we are here at last, and it seems good to see something stand still a minute. I wish I were in Cuba not NY where it is warmer.Received my mail and be
assured I was most awful glad to get it.It seems ages since I last heard from you.It seems good to be able to sit at a mess table and eat without having to
chase your plate all around the ship between mouthfuls. We were obliged to sit on the floor most of the time.A French boy came aboard last night and sold
New York Herald printed in half English and half French. I read the English. It contained pictures of the fleet as we left Sandy Hook and as we came into port.Im on watch this week and have not as yet gone ashore but expect to go Saturday. This is a great port here the biggest in the world.
21 Nov 1910
We had a swell Thanksgiving dinner each ship invited 100 French sailors to dine with them.We showed them all over the ship.I was in Paris 4 daysI went up
in the Eiffel Tower; also visited Napoleans tomb. Our division does to Gravesend.England 7th Dec. Will be there three weeks and we will have five days
liberty to take to London. Tell everyone interested that I am well and still as hearty as ever Will write again soon. With love Ernest W Stout.
Scrapbook obit 1908 William H Scott Friendship NY
William H Scott suffered a stroke of apolexy last week. Died at home on Depot StHis family was at bedsideBorn 29 Nov 1838 in Friendship Ny son of Jefferson and Cynthia Scott. He attended the Academy studied medicine. Grad of Electric Medical College of Surgery. He married in 1854 Miss
Helen L Purple of Belfast. Owned a drug store 30 years, owned insurance business and was a Justice of the Peace.Member of Universalist church He was a member
of Masonic Lodge since the civil war and also the Cuba chapter. He was lame so could not serve in the war but served a year in Comissary dept in Alexandria
Va Four years ago they celebrated their golden anniversary. A list of survivors.Then a long description of his life. The funeral was held at the Universalist
church A long description of services
Scrapbook Weekly Register Freindship NY register 1879
Then it says from the Sabbath Recorder. Agreeable to arrangements some of the friends of Mr and Mrs Enos Crandell met at his house in Friendship ion the
evening of Feb 20th to celebrate the 40th years of their wedded life. The evening was extremely cold which prevented many from going who otherwise would have
been among the guests. There were enough present to make it a season of pleasure and enjoyment. All seemed to be happy in the rememberance of the goodness
of God to this aged couple in giving them prosperity,long life, and a lively hope of humor,vitality, and eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord and Redeemer.
After an address and prayer by the pastor and a bountiful repast for the body the guests started for their houses well pleased with the interview.
scrapbook Friendship Daily Register Mar 1879
Congregational social at Mrs William Colwall next Wednesday afternoon.A cordial invitation is extended Oliver Armison of Hume a young man about 20 years of age died suddenly on the 16th instant from abcesses. Land in Pikesville that before the oil excitement at that place sold for $15 per acre now is going for $100 per acre.
A Kansas correspondent writes that plowing has been commenced in that section. So it has here
scrapbook David Henry Voorhies death Nov 1909
Anna M Steenrod Editor
On Nov 7th an explosion of an Eire locomotive on the Erie railriad Sunday morning caused the death of two men and injured three others. The dead are
Engineer Chauncey Green of Hornell and Christopher Rider of Wellsville F.O.Tracy,W.D. Lampheer and C.A. Lockwood were hospitalized.
On Thursday Nov 4th David Henry Voorhies of Nile passed away at the advanced age of 76.Death resulted from a fall which injuried his head producing partial
About thirty members of the Masonic Lodge left on a special train Nov 5th for Angelica where they entertained by Melrose lodge of that place.The lodges
from Bolivar, Belmont, Belfast, and Short Tract were also invited and nearly 200guests were present.
scrapbook Feb 4 1909 Frienship paper
Last Sunday morning at the services of the Catholic church the marriage bans of Miss Margaret Egan of this place and Mr P W Reynolds of Belmont were
published Their marriage will take place this month.
Mr and Mrs Will Gardiner entertained Wednesday evening with a linen and china shower for Miss Lena Burlingame who is soon to be married. All present had a very delightful time.Dainty refreshments were served.
The Baptists are observing a day of prayer for missions in their church today. Dr Lena Benjamin of Velore India will be present and talk about her work.She
will be a guest of her Aunt Mrs W S Potter who she is staying with.
Mr and Mrs Ed McDermott entertained between 40 and 50 friends and neighbors of Mrs McDermott It was a surprise party for her
1910 Friendship NY
Lewis M Lamb of Sunnyside Street died 28 Jan 1910 after a illness of many years duration
W H Huffman the landlord of the American house of this vilage passed away suddenly Jan 25th Burial was made at Jersey Shore,Pa.
Yesterday at noon at the Friendship Sanitarium occurred the wedding of Samuel LaSuer of this place and Mrs Ida Swartout of Wirt Center The ceremony was done by Rev J W Sanborn and immediately after a wedding cake was served covers being laid for 10.The couple left on the afternoon train for Buffalo they will reside in the grooms house on return
The farm house on the D A McCarthy place below town was destroyed by fire last week . John Hurd and family lived there
1910 Scrapbook obit Chester Scott
Friendship Chester Scott who has been in poor health for some time died at 1030 yesterday at his home on Pennsylvania Ave He was 80 years old last March.
The funeral will be at 2pm from the house and will be conducted by the Masonic fraternity of which order the deceased was a member. Burial at Maple Grove
scrapbook 17 March 1910 Mrs F L Steenrod Editor
One of the most shocking suicides that has occurred in the vicinity in many years took place at Cuba last Saturday afternoon when William A Bates one of the best known residents of that village seated himself in his office chair[ rest too graphic] killed self with 32 caliber gun
Village election last Tuesday resulted as follows President N H Fuller;trustee F H Graham, clerk H L Blossom, treasurer W C Kingsbury,street commissioner W C Willis and collector Warren Coats.
Burt McGinnis left yesterday for Hunts where he will be employed by the railroad.
Miss Jessie Rumsey has returned from an extended stay at Scranton,PaMr and Mrs Will O'Shaughnessey were at Buffalo last week called there by the death of his father.
Miss Forence A Thorpe has been engaged as soloist by the Episcopal chuech of Cuba for Palm Sunday and Ester Sunday.
scrapbook 1910 Harley Scott
Harley Scott recently purchased a farm of 63 acres on Pennsylvania Ave above Friendship from Arthur Jordan and moved there last week.
scrapbook March 24 1910 Friendship NY
Anna M Steenrod editor Thirty persons in the state hospital at Gowanda Asylum were sticken with
scarlet fever. Of the number under quarantine 25 were employees and 6 were patients.
A reception was given by the Historical Club for Prof and Mrs F B Webster at the home of Mr and Mrs F H Mason
The announcement of the approaching marriage of James S Skaehill and Miss Mildred Carpenter was made at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on 20 March
The Musical Literary Club met with Mrs Almy on 18th March. The program was in honor of St Patricks Day and each member responded to roll call with a
suitable quotation. The last meeting of the year was held March 25th at the home of Mrs Flint.
Scrapbook obit Mrs Betsey Tefft nee Smith died 1910 Friendship,NY
She died at her home in this village Monday night at 10pm after a short illness of about a week.Sunday she was up and dressed visiting with those who
called and no one thought of her leaving so soon. Betsey Smith Tefft was born in Orsego Co. 25 Dec 1822 and was one of nine children. Her father John Smith was one of the pioneer settlers of Richburg,NY. She was married to Christopher Tefft 50 years ago Dec 6th last.She had no
children of her own but brought up her neice Ina Fuller Watkins who was like a daughter to her and whose daughter Maude Watkins has always felt her home was
with grandma.Tefft and who was with her and cared for her in her last days. Mrs. Tefft had no enemies was a kind neighbor and consistant christian.Her funeral
will be at her house Thursday at 1'o clock. Pastor Randolph of Alfred officiating.
Friendship news various dates scrapbooks
Born to Mr and Mrs M P Cowles at Rochester NY Aug 9,1911 a daughter weight 8 and a half pounds.Mother and child doing well. Mrs Cowles was formerly Miss Fannie Farr of this place.
Mrs. Lyda Robbins was married a few days ago to Mr. Frank H. Jordan of Franklinville at the home of the brides parents Mr ans Mrs Levi
Robbins,Friendship.Rev. W.B. Wagner pronounced the marriage ceremony Mar 1911
The marriage of Miss Bessie McGinnis to Mr. George Conover will take place next Wednesday afternoon at St.Andrews Chapel 26 Oct 1910
Married 14 Nov 1911 at Obi by Rev Smith Mr Leon Jordan and Miss Nina Hoyt of Clarksville. Mr Jordan is the eldest son of Lyman Jordan of Jordan Hill and
has many friends in this place who wish the young cuople many years of happiness
Mrs B Williamson who is seriously ill seems to be about the same very little if any improvement Dr Williamson in response to a telegram arrived home
yesterday from Kansas Her friends are very anxious about her condition Oct date unreadable but other notes around it on page are 1912
Born to Mr and Mrs Charles Reed at the Sanitorium last Thursday a son both mother and child are doing well March 20,1913
Born April 4th 1910 to Mr and Mrs Almer Morse of Belmont a son weighing 10 lbs. He was named Almer Burdette.Congratuations from Friendship friends. Mr
Morse was at one time Friendship's watchman.
Miss Esther M Poole of Richburg and Mr Fred C Lovejoy of Bolivar were married at Bolivar Saturday Oct 25, and will make their new home in that place. Mrs
Lovejoy is now spending the week with her mother Mrs A M Hills of this place 1913
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