The Reverend William M. Collycott

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b, 1870, d. August, 4 1957, 86 years.  Sec. 2-026.  A greatly admired Methodist minister, the Reverend Collycott spent most of his ministry in Rochester.  His beautiful voice and guitar playing were much appreciated.  He served for five years in Calumet before coming here in 1915.  In 1921, he helped bring unemployed workers from Calumet to work in Rochester's mills.  Many of these workers were Cornish and their descendants are still living in the area.