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Biographical Sketch of Michall F. Donovan

Donovan, Michall F.; manufacturer; born, Corning, N. Y., 1863; son of John and Mary Leary Donovan; educated, Corning, N. Y.; married, Auburn, N. Y., 1905, Margaret Holmes; learned the printer’s trade, starting when 14, and worked at it for eight years, working in large cities of New York State, Syracuse, Albany, Troy and New York City; became interested in the manufacture and sale of typewriting machines in 1885; in 1892, started the making of typewriter ribbons in Cleveland; later added the making of carbon papers; see’y and treas. The Buckeye Ribbon and Carbon Co.; member Cleveland Credit Men’s...

Biographical Sketch of James Donovan

Donovan, James; manufacturer; born, Corning, N. Y., Jan. 15, 1867; son of John and Mary Leary Donovan; educated, Parochial School, Corning, N. Y.; married, Cleveland, Nov. 23, 1903, Evelyn Berry; in 1884, entered the employ of “The Fair” Department Store in Corning, a few years later, removed to Auburn, N. Y., taking charge of a store in that city for the same company; 1894, came to Cleveland, and engaged in his present business of manufacturing typewriter ribbons and carbon papers; pres. The Buck-eye Ribbon and Carbon Co.; member Chamber of...

Margaret M. Griffin Wishart

Daughter of the late Thomas and Katherine Griffin, of Corning, New York; wife of Dr. Wm. E. Wishart, of Charlotte, N.C. Was on the staff at the General Hospital, Rochester, N. Y., as nurse when U. S. entered the war. Joined the Red Cross Service in December, 1917, and assigned as Army Nurse to Base Hospital at Camp Travis, San Antonio, Texas. Remained in service until June 1, 1918, and was mustered out at Camp Travis, Texas, on that...

Zerah Todd of Corning NY

Zerah Todd8, (Lemuel7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born March 13, 1813, in Hartwick, N. Y., died July 30, 1880, in Corning, N. Y., married March 20, 1834, Martha, daughter of Benjamin W. and Lois (Tillotson) Carr, who was born April 8, 1811, in Toddsville, N. Y., died June 22, 1887, in Corning, N. Y. Mr. Todd was a paper manufacturer in Toddsville, N. Y., until 1849, when his mill burned with no insurance. The ruins were still there in 1914, when the editor visited Toddsville to attend the Todd-Carr family reunion. Soon after the fire, he moved his family to Corning, N. Y. During 1850-51, he was conductor on the Corning and Bloseburg Railroad. He owned and managed a grocery store in Corning, N. Y., from 1851, until the time of his death. He was cashier of the George Washington Bank, from 1862-1874; was Vestryman of Christ Church from 1860, until his death; and was at one time, Trustee of the village of Corning, N. Y. Children: 1988. Martha H., b. March 23, 1835, d. May 5, 1869. *1989. Frances DeEtta, b. Nov. 4, 1838. 1990. Ellen A., b. June 8, 1844, d. June 22,...

West Hill Cemetery, Corning, Steuben County, New York

Cemetery transcription of West Hill Cemetery in Corning, Steuben County, New York. ADAMS Emma C., b. 31 Dec. 1828, d. 15 May 1876, ae. 47 yrs., 4 mos., 15 days. Wife of John Adams. Isaac, b. 1784, d. 1 May 1846, ae. 62 yrs. John H., b. 8 Aug. 1824, d. 23 Jan. 1886, ae. 61 yrs., 5 mos., 15 days. Husband of Emma C. Adams. ALCOTT Alvin A., b. 17 Apr. 1844, d. 17 Sept. 1862, ae. 18 yrs., 5 mos. Killed in the battle of Anteitam. Daniel, b. 1841, d. 8 May 1864, ae. 23 yrs. Killed in the battle of the Wilderness. Asa, b. 2 Jan. 1812, d. 2 Dec. 1843, ae. 31 yrs., 11 mos. BAIRD Caroline, b. 1840 or 1843, d. 31 Dec. 1864, ae. 21 or 24 yrs., 10 mos. Wife of James Baird. Cora, dau. of James and Martha Baird. BALCH John E., b. 21 Aug. 1935, d. 21 Aug. 1935. Infant. Maude L., b. 1885, d. 1946, ae. 61 yrs. BENETT Della, b. 23 Dec. 1862, d. 18 Apr. 1894, ae. 31 yrs., 3 mos., 26 days. Child of Levi J. and Helen M. Persons. BENNETT Almond L., b. 13 Dec. 1807, d. 24 Jan. 1871, ae. 63 yrs., 1 mo., 11 days. Husband of Sarah E. Bennett. Anna, b. 5 May 1771, d. 13 Dec. 1842, ae. 71 yrs., 7 mos., 8 days. Wife of Gershom Bennett. Francis M., b. 1843, d. 1893, ae. 50 yrs. Ira, b. 22 Jan. 1855, d. 28 Oct. 1863, ae. 8 yrs., 9 mos., 6 days. Child of Almond L. and Sarah E. Bennett....

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