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Canandaigua, New York, USA

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Where is Canandaigua, New York, USA? 

Canandaigua is a United States city that serves as the county seat of Ontario County, New York. The name Canandaigua is derived from the Seneca name spelled variously Kanandarque, Ganondagan, Ga-nun-da-gwa, or in a modern transcription, tganǫdæ:gwęh, which means "the chosen spot", or "at the chosen town".

The City of Canandaigua is located next to the Town of Canandaigua. The City of Canandaigua is located on the northern end of Canandaigua Lake, 24 miles southeast of Rochester and 58 miles west of Syracuse.Wikipedia

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Canandaigua, New York, USA - Historical Museum and Wood Library
Canandaigua, New York, USA

Historical Museum and Wood Library
Canandaigua, New York, USA - Y.M.C.A. Building
Canandaigua, New York, USA

Y.M.C.A. Building
Canandaigua, New York, USA - Webster Hotel
Canandaigua, New York, USA

Webster Hotel

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From the Albany Journal, June 15.

The second steamboat express train from the West, due here at...Read MORE...

News  1870 - A man gave himself into the custody of the Philadelphia police the other evening, representing that he had, on the 20th of November, killed his mother by a blow at Canandaigua, N.Y.
He was searched, as is usual, and put into a cell, and subsequently it was discovered that he had a ...Read MORE...

News  1870 - At Canandaigua, N. Y., on the 13th, the juries in the cases of General Starr and Colonel Thompson,
tried for violation of the Neutrality laws, for being connected with the Fenians, rendered verdicts ...Read MORE...

News  1907 - DOCTOR AND 3 WOMEN DIE IN AUTO CRASH. Motor Car, Driven by Rochester Physician, Hit by Trolley. COLLISION OCCURS AT CROSSING.
Accident Happened on Steep Grade and Passengers Say the Car Was Going at a Rate of Fifty Miles an...Read MORE...

Canandaigna, a banking post-village and resort, cap ital of Ontario co., N.Y., is situated in a...Read MORE...

Ancestors Who Were Born Here

flag   William CHESEBRO (1832, Canandaigua, New York, USA - 13 March 1873, Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam))

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flag   Wilma Ruth DE BEAU (05 February 1900, Canandaigua, New York, USA - 06 November 1938, Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA)

flag   Haley George DOUGLASS (27 November 1881, Canandaigua, New York, USA - 21 January 1954, Washington, DC, USA) gravestone

Ancestors Who Died Here

flag   Russell BENEDICT (1798, Danbury, Connecticut, USA - 26 September 1880, Canandaigua, New York, USA)

flag   Ralph C PAUL (3 May 1893, , New York, USA - 7 April 1985, Canandaigua, New York, USA) gravestone

flag   Nickolas W. STUYVESANT (1788, , New York, USA - 27 September 1876, Canandaigua, New York, USA)

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Cemeteries in Canandaigua, New York, USA

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