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 Ass’n
Location: Corning New York
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 Commerce.
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 date.
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
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