Griffin, Hilgert, Kellogg, Lathrop, Leasonfelt, Proctor, Stone,
Wendall T. Stone
Ezra Brooks - Elizabeth Stone
Misses Mabel and Grace Proctor (Kellogg & Lathrop)
Ralph Griffin - Blanche Stone
Mr. & Mrs. Wendall Stone (35th)
Mr. & Mrs. Wendall Stone (40th)
Obit: The Canastota Bee, Dec. 30, 1905
Mrs. Peter Leasonfelt
Mrs. Peter Leasonfelt, a former resident of Canastota, died at her home in Truxton, Thursday night, after a lingering illness. The Leasonfelt family moved from here to Truxton seven or eight years ago. Funeral services will be held at Truxton at 2 P.M. Sunday.
MRS. GRACE KELLOGG DIES SIX DAYS AFTER HUSBAND
Seneca Falls Woman Taken Ill Soon After Returning from Funeral.
Seneca Falls, Oct. 15, 1918 - Mrs. Grace Kellogg, widow of Dr. Frank G. Kellogg, died shortly after noon today at her home in State Street. Her husband died Wednesday. The death of Mrs. Kellogg is believed to have been due partly to exposure at the time of Dr. Kellogg's funeral, but grief and heart weakness were the principal causes. She was taken critically ill soon after returning Saturday from Cortland, where her husband was buried. Last night her condition became more serious.
She leaves one daughter, Bernice; her mother, Mrs. Catherine Leland; and three sister, Mrs. Walter Lathrop of Penn Yan,
(Grace Kellogg and her husband, Frank Kellogg, are buried in Cortland
Rural Cemetery, along with other Kellogg families.)
In Cemetery were found:
Charles A. Kellogg 1889 - 1972 / Ruth H. Kellogg 1900 - 1967
Darr F. Kellogg 1861 - 1929 / Edith F. Kellogg 1859 - 1927
Dwight D. Kellogg 1882 - 1918
Grace Kellogg 1891 - 1918 / Frank G. Kellogg 1885 - 1918
Quiet Wedding Ceremony Performed Saturday Night
A quiet wedding took place at 7 o'clock Saturday evening at the Homer Avenue M. E. parsonage, when Ralph H. Griffin of Cortland and Miss Blanche L. Stone of Truxton were united in marriage by Rev. Victor B. Britten, pastor of the Homer Avenue M. E. church. The young couple were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Brooks, Mrs. Brooks being a sister of the bride.
Mr. Griffin has been a resident of Cortland nearly all his life, having been employed at the L. C. Smith-Corona Typewriter Company and the Chevrolet garage, and is well known among the young people of this city.
Mrs. Griffin has been The Standard's correspondent at Truxton for more than a year, and has been employed in the Truxton telephone office for several years.
After a short wedding trip Mr. and Mrs. Griffin will make their home in Truxton.
Mrs. Mary Stone
Truxton - It was with sorrow that residents of this village learned Friday morning of the death of Mrs. Mary Stone. She had been in poor health for some time and her death was not unexpected. She was born in Germany, Jan. 8, 1842, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Hildgert. When eight years old she came with her parents to America, locating in Syracuse where she spent about five years. Moving from here she with her parents then lived in Preble for three years. The rest of her life was spent in this village. She was a faithful member of the M. E. church. Her life had been one filled with service for others and her presence will be missed. She is survived by one sister; Mrs. Daniel Garner of Cortland, one son, Wynne, with whom she had made her home for some years. The funeral was held from her late home Monday and was largely attended. Rev. A. W. Broadway officiated. Interment was made in Truxton Evergreen cemetery.
Mabel Proctor & Walter Lathrop
Grace Proctor & Frank Kellogg
A double wedding took place in the Memorial Baptist Church when the Misses Mabel and Grace Proctor of 128 Tompkins Street (Cortland, NY) were united in marriage to Walter Lathrop and Frank Kellogg, both of Cortland. The ceremony was performed by Rev. D. D. Harmon. The wedding march was played by Miss Florence Byrn. The ushers were Frank Wilson and William Burtenshaw. The ribbon bearers were Ella Klotten, Mrs. Pearl Gallagher, (_____) Pfleigher, and Emma (____) and Cecile Oakes (______) flower girls.
A reception was held at the home of the bride's mother, who lived opposite the church. Misses Hazel Stark, Blanche Morehead and Esther Ulshoeffer met the guests as they arrived. The wedding supper was served under the direction of Mrs. R. H. Moon and Miss Cassie Allen. Those who served were: the Misses Hattie Dart, Dora Moss, Florence Lumbard, Ethel Lathrop and Nellie Lathrop.
The brides received many valuable and useful presents including Haviland china, silver, cut glass, linen, pictures, etc.
Among the guest from out of town were Mr. & Mrs. Dwight Kellogg, Seneca Falls; Mr. & Mrs. Norton Kellogg, Moravia; Mr. & Mrs. Dana Brong, Moravia; Mrs Sarah Storms, Moravia; Mrs. Jennie Boldin, Moravia; Mr. & Mrs. Howard Maricle and daughter Goldie, McGraw; Mr. & Mrs. D. S. Dart and son, Canastota; Mrs. L. L. Schellingher and daughter, FaNeeta of Owasco Lake; Mr. & Mrs. Winnie Stone and 2 daughters, Mrs. Mary Stone, Mrs. Ed Schellingher and Mr. George Leasonfelt, Truxton, Miss Hattie Dart, Little Falls; Mrs. Will Manning, Elmira; Mr. & Mrs. Percy Wadsworth, Mr. & Mrs. Will Scarf, Mrs. Clara Lathrop, McGraw.
Mr. & Mrs. Lathrop and Mr. & Mrs. Kellogg, all of whom are faithful workers in the Memorial Baptist church, will make their homes in this city.
The Cortland Democrat, Friday, January 29, 1904
Truxton, John Hilgret, one of Truxton's oldest citizens died at the home on Main Street last Sat. Even. He was born in Paultzfelt, County Coblentz, Germany on the 25th of March 1806. He came to this country in April 1850 and lived 3 years in Syracuse and 3 years in the town of Preble. He then came to Truxton where he has since made his home. He is survived by three daughters; Mrs. Mary Stone with whom he lived, Mrs. Elizabeth Leasonfeld and Mrs. Maggie Garner. His wife having died in 1857. (Catherine died 1887.) His funeral was held from his late home today at 1o'clock and from the Baptist Church at after which burial was made in the Rural Cemetery.
Wendall T. Stone Rites Saturday
Truxton - Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 P.M. at the home for Wendall T. Stone, 79, who died Wednesday at his home in Truxton. Born on Sept 23, 1868, in Truxton, he was the son of Clinton and Mary Hilgert Stone.
He lived in the Truxton Community for his entire life, serving as town assessor for 35 years.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Eliza Stone; two daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Brooks of Cortland, and Mrs. Blanche Griffin of Truxton; one aunt, Mrs. Alice Burrows of Kinney Brook, and 10 grandchildren.
The Rev. Leonard P. Hackney will officiate and burial will be in Truxton.
Truxton, June 9 - A very happy wedding was solemnized at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wendall Stone of this village when their daughter, Elizabeth Mary, was united with Ezra Clinton Brooks of East Homer. The wedding took place last Saturday morning at 8:30 o-clock, with Rev. Baden P. Mudge officiating clergyman. Only the immediate relatives witnessed the ceremony in which the ring service was used.
Miss Blanche L. Stone, sister of the bride, acted as the bridesmaid and Bernal Brooks, a brother of the groom and a resident of East Homer, was best man. The bride was gowned in honey dew canton crepe, with grey slippers and hose to match. The bridesmaid was gowned in Nile green canton crepe.
Immediately after the ceremony Mr. & Mrs. Brooks left for a brief trip to Thousand Island Park. They will make their home for a time with the bride's parents in this village.
The bride is one of Truxton's best known young women and is the efficient stenographer of the Bosworth Line and Wire Company at East Homer, Mr. Brooks is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Smith Brooks of East Homer and is a fine young man. They have the best wishes of many friends in this village who wish them many happy added years.
CS 18 Feb. 1938
Mrs. Margaret Garner, 83, widow of Daniel Garner, died this morning at the home of her son, Clause Garner, 131 Port Watson Street. Mrs. Garner was a native of Berlin, Germany, where she was born November 8, 1954 (1854), daughter of the late John Wendell and Catherine Brown Hilgert. She had made her home in Truxton and Cortland for many years. She was a member of the Truxton Methodist Church.
She is survived by four sons, Frank, Ernest and Claude Garner of Cortland, and Jesse Garner of Yonkers; one daughter, Mrs. Maude Stevens of Homer; six grandchildren, four great grandchildren and one great great grandson.
Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at the Truxton Methodist Church. Burial will be made in the Truxton Cemetery.
GARNER - in Cortland, NY. February 18, 1938, Mrs. Margaret Garner, widow of Daniel Garner, 131 Port Watson Street, aged 83 years.
Funeral services Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Truxton Methodist Church. Burial in the Truxton Cemetery.
Mr. and Mrs. Wendall Stone Observe 35th Wedding Anniversary
Truxton, Feb. 27 - Several relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Wendall Stone gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Griffin to celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary, February 21. The evening was spent playing games and light refreshments were served.
MR. & MRS. STONE WED 40 YEARS
Surprise Celebration for Anniversary Held on Wednesday
Truxton - Mr. and Mrs. Wendall Stone celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary, Wednesday. A surprise was planned for them at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Ralph Griffin, the members of the family being present.
Eliza Brodosel and Wendall Stone were married February 21 at the home of the formers parents in Truxton, Rev. Mr. Lavis, pastor of the Truxton Methodist Church, performing the ceremony. Mrs. Stone is 58 years old, having been born October 30. Mr. Stone is 71, his birthday being September 23. Both are in fair health.
Early in the evening, Mr. and Mrs. Stone were summoned to the Griffin home to care for their grandchildren. When they reached their destination, they found their children, grandchildren, sisters and their families gathered for surprise dinner. The feature of the dinner was the large four-tier anniversary cake, topped with a miniature bride and groom.
Mr. and Mrs. Stone have only two daughters, Mrs. Ralph Griffin of Truxton and Mrs. Ezra Brooks of Cortland; four grandsons, John Brooks of Cortland and Billy, Donnie and Gerald Griffin of Truxton, three granddaughters, Ruth and Mary Brooks of Cortland and Shirley Griffin of Truxton. Mrs. Stone has two sisters. Mrs. Minnie Carpenter of Cortland and Mrs. Charles Maxine of Truxton.
Present besides the children, grandchildren and sisters were: Ralph Griffin, Charles Maxson, son, Edward Maxson, Mrs. Maxson and their son, Carleton James of Truxton, and Ezra Brooks of Cortland.
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