Early Newspaper Notices
Abigail Clark, Abel Holmes
Livingston Register, Vol. 1, No. 2, Moscow [Leicester], Thursday, January 15, 1824,
To the Public
Having understood that Abel Holmes, of Leicester, represents publicly that I am his lawful wife: This is to inform all whom it may concern, that I entirely disown any relationship or affinity to the said Holmes, whatever; and that I am determined to defend any property I possess or may acquire, against him and every other person claiming it by means of an agreement with him.
Abigail Clark Leiester, Dec 31, 1823
Polly Johnson, Joseph Johnson
Livingston Register, Vol. 1, No. 9, Moscow [Leicester], Thursday, March 4, 1824,
Whereas my wife Polly has left my bed and board without any just cause: this is therefore to forbid all persons from harboring or trusting her on my account, as I shall pay no debt on her contracting after this date.
From Ontario County Chronicle 9 July 1902
While firing a large dynamite cracker on the morning of the Fourth, Ward Artlip, a Springwater boy, had his hand badly shattered. The firecracker, after being lighted, failed to explode within the time the boy thought it should require, and he picked it up to apply the second match. As he did so, it exploded, tearing his thumb badly and splitting it from the hand back to the joint, besides otherwise burning and injuring the hand.
Mrs. James Keihle
From Ontario County Times 23 April 1873
TRAGEDY IN DANSVILLE - On Thursday afternoon last, the 10th inst., Mrs. James Keihle, of Dansville, made an unsuccessful attempt to destroy her own life. The Express says that a razor was drawn across her throat several times, making serious and dangerous wounds, but from the effect of which it is hoped she will recover. The cause of this mournful act was temporary insanity, the result of a broken down and worn out constitution.
From Ontario County Times 7 August 1872
On Monday, the 26th ult., as Mr. Jotham McGroggor, of Sparta, Livingston county, was engaged in driving a reaper, the seat gave away, and he fell in front of the knife, and before he could be released his left leg was cut more than half off at the calf, one of the bones being entirely severed, and his right leg was cut to the bone near the ankle, the ligaments being severed. It is expected that his limbs will be saved.
The Livonia Gazette 2/15/1929 Page 5 South Livonia Locals RAYMOND GILLMAN, EARL SHERMAN and CARL PEEL are new workers at the trunk factory. MRS. WALTER HOLMES, who has been in Rochester for two weeks returned home Monday night. MRS. JOHN COE'S mother, MRS. MORELL of SCOTTSBURG is very sick. WARREN SHERMAN, son of MR. And MRS. EARL SHERMAN of SOUTH LIVONIA, died last Friday of Intestinal Grip after only a few days illness. He was a little over two years old. Besides his parents he leaves a brother, JERRY, and two sisters, JEAN and NORMA. The funeral was held from the home Sunday afternoon at 4 o’clock. Burial was in Oak Ridge Cemetery, South Livonia. MRS. CLAUDE FUGLE"S brother, ARCHIE GILTNER, of SONYEA is in the hospital at that place suffering with pneumonia. MRS. WILLIAM HAWLEY, who is sick at the Jackson Health resort at DANSVILLE, is not as well as her friends would wish. JOHN GRANT, who has been in GREIGSVILLE for some time, is at the home of his father, ROBERT GRANT, and is working at the depot. MRS. HERBERT SHARPSTEEN spent the fore part of the week at the home of her parents, MR. And MRS. WILL ROSBOROUGH, of AVON. While she was there, her brother WALTER, was taken to the hospital and operated on for appendicitis.
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