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2101 William A. Tracy, 67, native of Cleveland, N.Y., died Sunday evening in Rome. Tracy, William A. (I4240)
 
2102 William Dwyer and Miss Katie Fitzpatrick will be hardly out of the lenten fast before they are fast in matrimonial chains. Here's out good wishes. Family F284
 
2103 William Foster states in a letter dated March 4th, 1891:
"I got $60, per month xxxx for two years from an appreciative employer. Then I was 30 years of age. I bought out the owner's interest and paid him a debt of $80,000 and interest at 7% in 7 years out of the business" 
Foster, William H. (I41)
 
2104 William G. Hamilton and Miss Lizzie M. Ingraham were married Tuesday at the parsonage of E.M. Manley, Camden. The couple are of this place. Family F296
 
2105 William Goodrich and family have moved to Cleveland. Goodrich, William C. (I2437)
 
2106 William M. Gallagher, 65 active as a lawyer, and in Oswego county public service for 40 years, and retired county attorney died unexpectedly Tuesday, Christmas Day about 1 P. M. in Oswego hospital. He passed away before Mrs. Gallagher could reach the hospital from their apartment, 165 West Third street.

Stricken with a heart attack, Sept 20, Mr. Gallagher had been confined to his home but had improved considerably. His condition took a serious turn recently, however, and he entered Oswego hospital for treatment 12 days ago. 
Gallagher, William M. (I71)
 
2107 William Sanders died Tuesday morning last, at half-past 4 o'clock. His death was not unexpected, as he had been failing steadily for several months. Consumption had finally wasted him away to a mere shadow. In his death we lost one the very oldest and most prominent of our residents, one identified with the early history of the place.

Deceased was born in the town of Winfield, Herkimer Co., this state, Feb. 15th, 1810, which would make his age 71 years, 1 month and 27 days. He came of a family of 11 children, and his father died when he was but 4 years old. About the age of 20, he with his brother Ebenezer started from their mother's home, on horseback, and brought up at Amboy Centre. They engaged in the lumber business, and also built a hotel and saw-mill. There he was married to Miss Anna Morey, of this village. During his residence there, he was elected justice of the peace, supervisor, and held other major positions. After he had been there about 5 years, his mill, with a large quantity of lumber of burned and he lost nearly everything. His brother then offered to support the family if William would study law, which he determined to do, and entered the office of attorney Robinson at Mexico. He progressed rapidly, and was admitted to one bar about 1846 in the city of Oswego.

He came to Cleveland in 1849 and rented a small building - a 'smoke house' it was generally dubbed - just across from where the Marble Hotel stood. Mr. Sanders used to tell with relish of his first suit, his client being Freeman Vandyke, who brought an action against Mr. Phillips. Sam made a practice of turning his cattle into Vandyke's premises at night while Vandyke was boating. Sanders agreed to try the case for $1.50. It was a jury trial, and they brought in a verdict in favor of Vandyke, and also allowed Sanders $3 for counsel fees in settling up with Vandyke, Sanders told him that the jury had showed him $3 extra for counsel fee; but Vandyke said: 'You agreed to do it for $1.50; a bargain's a bargain, and I won't give no more.'

Besides the practice of his profession, he had a stage line running to McConnelsville. Dick Hartley drove his stage several years. He also kept for a short time a temperance hotel in the house now occupied by Dr. Allen.

His wife died in 1861, and his son Lucien, an able and worthy young man, university liked, died two years later, at the age of 3?.

In 1862, he married to M. Harriet Arey of Philadelphia, an exceptional lady, who survives him, and by whom he has had 8 children, six of them living, 4 girls and 2 boys, their ages ranging from 5 to 11 years.

Mr. Sanders was instrumental in securing the charter of this village, drawing the charter and by-laws himself. He was the first president of the village.

In 1861, he secured control of the Cleveland glass works, and operated them for three years. At the end of that time he sold out to Caswell & Getman, and moved to Syracuse. When he left here it is said he was worth $25,000. At Syracuse he continued the practice of law, and was also interested in the glassworks there, and later, in the Covington glass works. In this last venture he was unsuccessful, and with the depreciation of real estate in Syracuse and unfortunate investments, he lost everything.

He returned here in the fall of 1879. His business prospects were good, but his health steadily declined til his death.

His loss is sincerely regretted, by the Bar, of which he was an active and respected member, and by numerous friends at home and abroad and general sympathy is extended to be bereaved many.

The ritual services were held Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock, Rev. McCarthy, of the Presbyterian Church, officiating. 
Sanders, William (I1324)
 
2108 William Sanders, who was born in Herkimer county on February 15, 1810, first settled in Amboy, where he built and kept a tavern in early life, and also engaged in lumbering. Sanders, William (I1324)
 
2109 William Schwartz was twice married and was survived by his wife, who was Miss Libbie Haskins of Cleveland. Family F1205
 
2110 William Woodin met with a sad loss Tuesday, in the death of his wife, who was taken suddenly ill the Saturday previous, though she had been subject to attacks of sickness at intervals for a long time. Deceased was in her 30th year of age; and her life though aggravated with afflictions, that would have utterly prostrated many another, was spent in utility and usefulness chiefly amid the cares and responsibilities of the home circle, though not wholly for her willing hear and ready hand found opportunities of relieving distress and doing good in many ways. She leaves, beside her husband; two children - a boy and girl - the little ones too young to realize their great loss. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Daniel Marvin, Jr., Thursday afternoon at the house, a large number attending.

Mr. Woodin desires to deeply thank all the friends who so kindly aided in various ways during bereavement. 
Roberts, Emma A. (I2942)
 
2111 William Wright is buried in an unmarked grave. [Robert Schmidt] told me he was buried in the North Street Cemetery. Wright, Thomas (I1388)
 
2112 Wilmot or Wilmuth Lee was a sister of Richard Henry Lee of historical fame, of Virginia. Lee, Wilmot (I2997)
 
2113 With his death passes another of the veteran employees of the Conant factory with which he was employed for 38 years. Root, Ervin B. (I4252)
 
2114 Witness: Thomas Delahunt, James Sullivan Family F1034
 
2115 Wm. Foster, Jr., has put up a very handsome and costly monument in the cemetery. On three sides of it - one on each side, the other being blank - are inscribed: Foster - Argersinger - Vietenheimer - together with the record of each death. It was made in Camden, and, it is said, cost $500. Foster, William Henry Jr. (I46)
 
2116 Wm. Foster, Jr., surprised his many friends by bringing home a wife this week. The is or was Mrs. Sarah J. Tufts, of St. Louis, Mo. The ceremony was performed on Sunday last, at Oriskany, N.Y., by Rev. J.W. Pettingill. Family F685
 
2117 Wm. Goodrich's new house on Maple Flats prarie, is nearly completed. It is a good house and pleasantly situated. Goodrich, William C. (I2437)
 
2118 Wm. Snyder is having an addition built on his house. Snyder, William L. (I1093)
 
2119 Wm. Snyder was in town Monday. he holds a good position in the Ithaca glass works, and will not return here to work. Snyder, William L. (I1093)
 
2120 Wm. Synder has accepted the position of manager of the Ithaca glass works. Snyder, William L. (I1093)
 
2121 Woodin-Vandyke -- At the residence of Rev. J.P. Johnson, Saturday evening, March 6th, 1881; William E. Woodin and Miss Mary Vandkye, both of Cleveland, N.Y. Family F877
 
2122 Work on Gene Morenus' new house has been discontinued until Spring. Morenus, Eugene (I2707)
 
2123 World War One erupted and drew the United States into the frey. To do his part, Asa joined the Red Cross and served in France until the close of the war. His experiences with the Red Cross eventually led him to a position with the YMCA. Jennings, Asa Kent (I1407)
 
2124 Yesterday afternoon young Dan Tracy was brought up before his Honor on a charge of assault and battery upon his sister, Martha. After a talk with his counsel, he agreed to plead guilty; but when asked by the Court, he answered, not guilty and an examination was had, which clearly revealed his guilt, and Justice Harding properly sentenced him to the County Jail for 60 days; and that evening Constable a Morse took him off - it is to be hoped this confinement will be the means of at least curbing the depraved practices that he has of late indulged in, and which, intensified through the actives of his evil associates, very soon would render him a dangerous person in the community.  Tracy, Daniel (I932)
 
2125 Young Johnny Shindler thought he would have a little fun yesterday forenoon by letting loose some loaded coal cars on the switch at Getman's factory, but an unexpected result followed. The cars started off, gathering force as they went down the heavy grade, and with a rush they jumped the track just above the blacksmith shop, tearing up and smashing things generally and scattering the coal in all directions. it is thought the damage will be $150 - This morning, after much effort, the care were got on the track again. Shindler, John (I1126)
 
2126 Zelora married Sarah Jane Muir the sibling of Isabel Muir. Family F1074
 
2127 [Antoine] learned the glass blower's trade when seventeen. In 1880 he came to Massachusetts and two years later to Cleveland, where he has since been engaged in the glass works as blower. Humez, Antoine Charles (I2542)
 
2128 [Asa] played an active role in the implementation of the Greco-Turkish Agreement on the Restitution of Interned Civilians and the Exchange of Prisoners of War, singed in Lausanne on January 30, 1923. Jennings, Asa Kent (I1407)
 
2129 [Charles] assumed management of the Union Glass Company in 1853. Kathern, Charles (I598)
 
2130 [Charles] helped found the North Shore Ambulance Service and worked for Hospital North, a dream that may still come true.  Tufts, Charles Leonard (I1664)
 
2131 [Charles] helped modernize the Cleveland Fire Company and for over twenty years served as a member and Fire Chief. Tufts, Charles Leonard (I1664)
 
2132 [Charles] worked for the schools, served faithfully VFW 7325 and American Legion Post 858. He fought for his country in war and peace and was a life member in the Disabled Veterans Organization. Tufts, Charles Leonard (I1664)
 
2133 [Charlotte] is the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Seales. Seales, Charlotte H. (I4226)
 
2134 [Clarence] owned and operated Bitz Funeral Home for more than 35 years. Bitz, Clarence F. (I1532)
 
2135 [Clarence] worked at Oneida, Ltd. for more than 30 years.  Bitz, Clarence F. (I1532)
 
2136 [Clinton Drum] was also a station agent for both Cleveland and Jewell for the Ontario and Western Railroad [and sometimes as ticket agent in Oswego] in the days when the O&W ran three round trips a day between Norwich and Oswego. He retired from the railroad in 1938. Drum, Clinton H. (I1179)
 
2137 [Cyrus] kept the famous Marble House for over forty years, making it one of the most widely known and popular hostelries in the state. Marble, Cyrus (I253)
 
2138 [David] spent much of his early life here where he learned the trade of cabinet-making ... For some years he conducted a business in Camden, N.Y., and during his long career most successfully and satisfactorily filled the offices of chief designer and superintendent in a number of prominent wood-working institutions in Detroit, Toledo and other cities.

David first came to Camden along in the '60s and engaged in undertaking, manufacturing furniture and caskets. His place of business was a three story building which stood on or near the present site of Craig & Clark wagon factory. Here he continued until the business was destroyed by fire, in which he was a heavy loser. He then left town.

Mr. Marble returned to Camden something over twenty years ago and engaged in the manufacturing business with Byron A. Phelps, now of Boston. Their place of business was in the Phelps plant at the foot of Main Street. 
Marble, David (I1600)
 
2139 [David] was a foreman at Hart-Cross Corp. in Utica, where he had worked for 25 years. Desjardins, Wilfred David (I4061)
 
2140 [David] was a veteran of the Civil War, having enlisted May 1, 1861, at Rome, NY, in Co. G, 14th Regiment, N.Y. Vol. Infantry, serving his full term of two years and being promoted to corporal. He took part in the Seize of Yorktown, battles of Hanover Court House, Mechanicsville, Gaines Mill, Fredericksburg, Chanccellorville and Malvern Hill, in the latter battle being wounded. He was honorably discharged and mustered out of service, May 27, 1863. Marble, David (I1600)
 
2141 [Dillon] was ordained a minister in the Presbyterian church in 1844. Williams, Rev. Dillon (I293)
 
2142 [Doris] became organist at the church when her predecessor became ill and had to give up the job after 40 years. Someone had to play the organ, so Doris made a stab at it and, meanwhile, took a six-month course at St. Paul's Church, Oswego. Now she handles the job very well. Fitzpatrick, Doris (I3724)
 
2143 [Dorothy] taught youth ceramics classes in Cleveland. Kessler, Dorothy J. (I2571)
 
2144 [Edward] Tasker is negotiating for the purchase of the building where Houser has his shop. Tasker, Edward (I367)
 
2145 [Edward] Tasker is negotiating for the purchase of the building where Houser has his shop. Houser, John (I504)
 
2146 [Edward] was a Navy veteran of World War I and also served with the Marines in the West Indies. Whitham, Edward Joseph (I3846)
 
2147 [Elizabeth] was an active worker in the societies of St. Mary's Church in Cleveland for nearly a life time. Senecal, Elizabeth (I1553)
 
2148 [Ervin] was a son of the late Hiram and Sarah Hibbard Root. Root, Ervin B. (I4252)
 
2149 [Esther] is the only daughter of Mrs. M??? Griswold and the late Rev. E.J. Griswold. Griswold, Esther Cynthia (I4250)
 
2150 [Eugene] was also the poormaster for the township of Constantia, which included Cleveland. In 1938 there was no welfare system, no Medicare, no Medicaid. But since there were many poor families in the area, we had instead a local poormaster. Dawley, Eugene (I2111)
 

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