The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY

Transcribed & Submitted By: PHGS Member Jean Kay Morse

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The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 10, Pulteney
Col. 2
Will Tell P. T. A. of Hammondsport's New School House Pulteney, Dec 9-The regular monthly meeting of our Parent-Teachers Association will be held at the school Friday evening, December 13, at 8 O' clock. Following the business meeting, those present will have an opportunity to listen to a talk by Paul W. Seager, principal of the Hammondsport High School, who will tell us all about the new building and courses to be taught in the new school when completed. A social hour will follow this program. All who are interested in our school life are cordially invited to attend. Last Friday afternoon the P. T. A. sponsored a spelling contest in the school, the 6th and 8th grades participating. This contest are aroused much interest in the district. The prizes of $1.00 to the winners of each grade were won by Anna Minnerly in the 8th grade, who spelled 100 words correctly, with Thelma Kennedy coming in as a close second, spelling 88 words correctly. The 6th grade prize will be divided between Mary Sands and Lauretta McConnell, who made a tie, spelling correctly all words given them from the entire year's lessons and still "going strong." The prizes will be awarded at the Friday evening meeting.
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Betty Stone Will Lead The Pulteney Union Christian Endeavor Society will meet next Sunday evening at 6:45 in the Methodist church to discuss "Religion." The Juniors will meet in the same church at 3 o'clock. Miss Betty Stone will lead the meeting and the discussion of "My Favorite Christmas Hymn."
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Rebekahs to Hold Card Party The Rebekahs will hold another card party in their lodge rooms Monday evening, December 16, at 8 o'clock. There will also be music for anyone wishing to dance. It is hoped there will be a good attendance. Prizes at the party last Monday night were won by E. M. Prentiss, first in bridge;
George Van Amburg, of Prattsburg, first in Five Hundred; and Miss Maude Tobey, the door prize.

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William Peck and family gave a thirty-five minute entertainment at the dedication of the new Grange Hall in Howard last week. Grand Master Freestone was present at the dedication. Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Burger spent the week end with relatives in Rochester. Clarence White, of Philadelphia, Pa., spent the week end with his aunts, Miss Ida Osborne and Mrs. Edna Nichols. He was the guest Saturday evening of Willard Ainsworth and family.Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Carley, of Syracuse were over-Sunday guest of Charles McConnell and family. F. A. Bailey remains about the same. He has been ill for two weeks. Mrs. Harold Cincebox entertained the bridge club at her home Thursday night. John Putnam, of Prattsburg is visiting his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Coryell. Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Stone were in Rochester Saturday on business. John McConnell is spending the winter with George McConnell and family.

Col. 3
Howard
Howard Grange Dedicated Its New Hall Last Week Howard, Dec 9-Howard Grange No. 976, dedicated their new hall Thursday night, State Master, Fred Freestone, Mrs. Freestone and District Deputy and Mrs. Clair Arnburg assisted in the ceremonies. Twelve Granges of the county were represented and more than 200 Grangers were present.

The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY; 22 Nov 1935, pg 3; J. Elliott Parker

J. Elliott Parker died at his farm home on Rumsey Street, Bath, NY Wednesday of this week at 6:55 p.m., aged 80 years. His funeral will be held at the Waldo Funeral Home this (Friday) afternoon at 2 o’clock, with Rev. Fred M. Webber, pastor of the Baptist Church, of which he was a member, officiating, and burial in Nondaga cemetery. Mr. Parker was born in Woodhull, son of John A. and Betsy (Gates) Parker. He had been a resident of Bath the past twelve years, his wife, whose maiden name was Alida A. Harder, preceding him in death four years ago. He is survived by two sons, Elmer Parker, of Pittsburgh, and Daniel Parker, of Cincinnati, Ohio, and by two daughters, Mrs. Harry Severance, of this village, and Mrs. Rose Hitch, of Milford, Delaware; also by a sister, Mrs. Frank Dawson, of Wellsville and ten grandchildren.Mr. Parker was a man of high ideals and a fine sense of obligation as to civic duties. He was always interested in everything intended for the betterment of the community. He was a kind neighbor and a good citizen.

Obit: no date or name of newspaper, Mrs. Mate Bailey Carmen Bradford, Aug, Mate Bailey Carman passed very suddenly Friday afternoon at her home near Bradford. She was born at Wayne, August 28, 1870, and was married to John Carmen, February 1, 1889. She is survived by her husband, John Carman, two sons, Jay and Charles of Bradford, two sisters, Mrs. Clifford Boyce, of Wayne, and Mrs. William Strawbridge of Dundee, and three grandchildren. Funeral Service were conducted by the Rev. Johnson of East Smithfield at her home Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, with burial at Bradford. 01 Aug 1920

Descendants of {male} Bailey - 11 Oct 2002

FIRST GENERATION

1. {male} Bailey died before July 30, 1923.1 He was born unknown.
He was married before August 28, 1870. {male} Bailey had the following children:
+2 i. Mate Bailey (born on August 28, 1870).
+3 ii. {female} Bailey (born unknown).
+4 iii. {female} Bailey (born unknown).

SECOND GENERATION

2. Mate Bailey ({male}-1) was born on August 28, 1870 in Wayne, , New York.2 She died on July 30, 1923 in Bradford, , New York.2 She was buried in Bradford_Bradford Cem, Bradford, , New York.
2 Obit: no date or name of newspaper, Mrs. Mate Bailey CarmenBradford, Aug, Mate Bailey Carman passed very suddenly Friday afternoon at her home near Bradford.She was born at Wayne, August 28, 1870, and was married to John Carmen, February 1, 1889.She is survived by her husband, John Carman, two sons, Jay and Charles of Bradford, two sisters, Mrs. Clifford Boyce, of Wayne, and Mrs. William Strawbridge of Dundee, and three grandchildren. Funeral Service were conducted by the Rev. Johnson of East Smithfield at her home Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, with burial at Bradford. 01 Aug 1923 She was married to John Carmen on February 1, 1889.3 John Carmen was living on July 30, 1923 in Bradford, , New York.3 He was born unknown. Mate Bailey and John Carmen had the following children:

5 i. Jay Carmen was living on July 30, 1923 in Bradford, Steuben, New York.4 He was born unknown.
6 ii. Charles Carmen was living on July 30, 1923 in Bradford, , New York.4 He was born unknown.
3. {female} Bailey ({male}-1) was living on July 30, 1923 in Wayne, , New York.5 She was born unknown.
She was married to Clifford Boyce before July 30, 1923. Clifford Boyce was living on July 30, 1923 in Wayne, , New York.6 He was born unknown.
4. {female} Bailey ({male}-1) was living on July 30, 1923 in Dundee, Yates, New York.5 She was born unknown.
She was married to Wm Strawbridge before July 30, 1923. Wm Strawbridge was living on July 30, 1923 in Dundee, Yates, New York.6 He was born unknown.
SOURCES
1. Daughter's Obituary.
2. Death Notice.
3. Wife's obituary.
4. Mother's Obituary.
5. Sister's Obituary.
6. Sister-in-law's obituary.

The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 6, 7, 8

Neil’s Creek

Neils Creek, Dec 11—The installation of the officers of Neils Creek Grange, No. 345, was held last Thursday with Fred Hopkins, of Avoca Grange, assisted by Mrs. Cyrus Margeson, of Howard Grange as installing officers. A delicious roast beef dinner was served by the women to about sevent Grangers and visitors.

Descendants of Cyrus A. Margeson - 24 Oct 2002

FIRST GENERATION

1. Cyrus A. Margeson was born on December 14, 1882 in , , United States. He was living on December 13, 1935 in Howard, Steuben, New York. He died on July 22, 1957 in Hornell City, Steuben, New York.1 The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 6, Neils Creek

Neils Creek, Dec 11-The installation of the officers of Neils Creek Grange, No. 345, was held last Thursday with Fred Hopkins, of Avoca Grange, assisted by Mrs. Cyrus Margeson, of Howard Grange as installing officers. A delicious roast beef dinner was served by the women to about sevent Grangers and visitors.

He was married to Eunice Meeks (daughter of Adolphus Meeks "Adolph" and Grace Baxter) before 1906. Eunice Meeks was born on April 27, 1885 in , , United States. She was living on December 13, 1935 in Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York. She died on July 29, 1965 in Avoca, Steuben, New York.1 Steuben County Clerk, Death Record, Bath, NY 14810 Cyrus A. Margeson and Eunice Meeks had the following children:

+2 i. Gerald J. Margeson (born on May 8, 1906).
+3 ii. Arnold Wilson Margeson (born on August 2, 1908).
+4 iii. Lee Margeson (born unknown).

SECOND GENERATION

2. Gerald J. Margeson (Cyrus A.-1) was born on May 8, 1906 in Towlesville, Howard, Steuben, New York.2 He was a Farmer in 1924. He died on February 19, 1996 in IDM Hospital, Urbana, Steuben, New York. He was buried in Avoca_Highland Cem, Avoca, Steuben, New York. LI: 25 Nov 1924, Avoca, Steuben, NY; Witness: 25 Nov 1924, Marjorie Corbett & Harold M. Kellogg both of Avoca, NY (MR)
LI: 14 Oliver St, Avoca, Steuben, NY
Obit: 21 Feb 1996, The Leader, Corning, NY pg 4A Col 1 & 2
Occ: Farming, carpenter & building home. Avoca Clerk & assessor on the Avoca School Board for 18 Yrs & Sunday school teacher & Church deacon for life.

Note: Helped build the New Life Ministries Surv: 6-grandchildren; 9-great-grandchildren; several nieces & nephews
Note: Funeral Avoca Baptist Church, Avoca, NY; Rev Henry Igras officiating.

He was married to Nora Elizabeth Kellogg (daughter of Hendrick M. Kellogg "Henry" and Pearl M. Doud "M. Pearl") on November 25, 1924 in Neils Creek, Avoca Town, Steuben, New York.2 by E. W. Lafferty, minister, Avoca, NY Nora Elizabeth Kellogg was born on June 25, 1906 in Towlesville, Howard, Steuben, New York.2,3 She was a Housework in 1924. She died on December 22, 2000 in Bath, Steuben, New York.3 Note: died at the home of her daughter, Bath, Steuben, NY She was buried in Avoca_Highland Cem, Avoca, Steuben, New York.3 Witness: 25 Nov 1924, Marjorie Corbett & Harold M. Kellogg; LI: 25 Nov 1924, Bath, Steuben, NY (MR)

Obit: The Leader, Corning, NY; 24 Dec 2000, pg 2C, Col 4, Nora K. Margeson
Obit: The Leader, Corning, NY, 26 Dec 2000, pg 2c, col 1, Nora K. Margeson
LI: 0f 14 Oliver St, Avoca, Steuben, NY
Note: died at the home of her daughter in Bath, NY
Predeceased by: her parents Hendrick & Minnie Doud Kellogg; her son, Gordon Margeson in 1965; 6-brothers, Homer, Owen, Harold, Kenneth, John & Roderick Kellogg

Note: On Thanksgiving Day in 1924, she married Gerald Margeson, who predeceased her on 19 Feb 1996. Note: a lifelong resident of Avoca, Steuben, NY; attended schools in Towlesville & Avoca, NY  Occ: homemaker & also employed at one time for Harness Manufacturing in Avoca, NY  Note: member of the Avoca Baptist Church since 1918, where she also served as a Sunday School Teacher.  Note: enjoyed crocheting, gardening & baking for her family.
Surv: her daughter, Sally Updyke of Bath, NY; 6-grandchildren; 9-great grandchildren; nieces & nephews.  Note: calling hours & funeral services held at Avoca Baptist Church, Bath, NY; Rev Henry Igrass officiating.  Burial: Highland Cem, Avoca, NY  Note: arrangements are with the Bond-Davis & Bishop Funeral Home, Avoca, NY

Obit: Steuben Courier-Advocate, Bath, NY; 31 Dec 2000, pg 17, col 2, Nora K. Margeson Gerald J. Margeson and Nora Elizabeth Kellogg had the following children:
+5 i. Gordon Margeson (born in 1925).
+6 ii. Sally Margeson (born unknown).

3. Arnold Wilson Margeson (Cyrus A.-1) was born on August 2, 1908 in Neils Creek, Avoca Town, Steuben, New York.2,3 He was a Farmer in 1935. He died on September 2, 1999 in 3650 Conner Hill Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York.3 He was buried in Avoca_Valley_View Cem, Avoca, Steuben, New York.3 LI: 01 Jan 1935, RD#3 Hornell, Steuben, NY (MR); Witness: 01 Jan 1935, Lee Margeson & Mildred I. Lyke, both of Avoca, NY

Obit: The Leader, Corning, NY; 05 Sep 1999, pg 2C, Col 1
LI: died at his home, 3650 Conner Hill Rd, Avoca, Steuben, NY  Note: a life-long of Avoca, NY; attended school in Avoca, NY  Occ: he had been active in dairy farming for 45yrs  Note: member of the Avoca Baptist Church, Avoca, NY  Surv:6-g children; 9-g grandchildren; nieces and nephews  Note: Bond-Davis & Bishop Funeral Home, Avoca, NY; Rev Henry Igras, officiating  Obit: The Leader, Corning, NY, 28 Aug 1999, pg 2C, col 4  Burial: Valley View Cem, Avoca, NY

He was married to Ruth Francis Lyke (daughter of William H. Lyke and Ethel A. Taylor) on January 1, 1935 in Neils Creek, Avoca Town, Steuben, New York.2 by Francis G Jones, Clergyman, Avoca, NY Ruth Francis Lyke was born on August 19, 1910 in Avon, Livingston, New York. She was a Nurse in 1935. She died on July 29, 1991.4 LI: 01 Jan 1935, RD#1, Avoca, Steuben, NY; Witness: 01 Jan 1935, Lee Margeson & Mildred I. Lyke, both of Avoca, NY Arnold Wilson Margeson and Ruth Francis Lyke had the following children:
+7 i. Kathryn A. Margeson (born about 1936).
+8 ii. David A. Margeson (born about 1940).
9 iii. Joel Margeson was living on September 2, 1999 in Neils Creek, Avoca Town, Steuben, New York.5
4. Lee Margeson (Cyrus A.-1) was living on September 2, 1999 in Neils Creek, Avoca Town, Steuben, New York.6 He was living on December 28, 2000 in Avoca, Steuben, New York.7 He was living on July 8, 2002 in Avoca, Steuben, New York.8 He was born unknown. LI: 01 Jan 1935, Avoca, Steuben, NY
He was married to Grace Shults before July 10, 1941. Grace Shults was living on December 28, 2000 in Avoca, Steuben, New York.7 She was living on July 8, 2002 in Avoca, Steuben, New York.8 She was born unknown. Lee Margeson and Grace Shults had the following children:
+10 i. Nancy Ann Margeson (born on July 10, 1941).
+11 ii. Phillip Margeson (born unknown).
SOURCES
1. Steuben County Death Records, Bath, NY.
2. Steuben County Marriage Records, Bath, Steuben, NY.
3. Death Notice.
4. Husband Obituary.
5. Father's Obituary.
6. Brother's Obituary.
7. Daughter's Obituary.
8. Son-in-law's obituary.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Preston, December 1, a daughter, The young lady has been named Virginia Rose. Congratulations.
Individual Summary - 24 Oct 2002
Name: Eldon Earl Preston

Sex: Male
Father: Elijah M. Preston "Eliza" (abt 1875 - )  Mother: Effie Rice (abt 1880 - )  Indiviual Facts  Birth 31 Mar 1913  Living 13 Dec 1935 (age 22) Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York  Death 16 May 1938 (age 25)1
Living
Marriages/Children
1. Linda Rose Alderman
Marriage 16 Nov 1931 (age 18)
Children Paul Eldon Preston (15 Oct 1934 - )
Virginia Rose Preston (1 Dec 1935 - 10 Feb 1997)
Notes (Individual)
General: The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 6, Neil's Creek
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Preston, December 1, a daughter, The young lady has been named Virginia Rose. Congratulations.
Notes (Family #1)
Sources
1. Wife's obituary.
Mr. and Mrs. I. J. Calkins, Trena and Raymond Calkins, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Alderman and son, Fred, Mrs. John I. Fry, Eldon and Elmer Preston attend the dedication of Howard Grange Hall last Thursday night.
Family Group Record

Husband: I. Jay Calkins  Birth: 22 Dec 1889 Haskinsville, Fremont town, Steuben, New  Living: 1 Jun 1905 Neils Creek, Avoca Town, Steuben, New York
Occupation: 1 Jun 1905 At School  Living: 13 Dec 1935 Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York  Death: 1975  Burial: Avoca_Highland Cem, Avoca, Steuben, New  Marriage: 9 Jun 1915  Father: Elba C. Calkins (b 8 Jun 1857)  Mother: Adell Cora Mattoon (b 30 Aug 1861)  Wife: Isabell Pauline Silsbee
Birth: 8 Feb 1897  Living: 13 Dec 1935 Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York  Death: 1959  Burial: Avoca_Highland Cem, Avoca, Steuben, New York
Children
1 F Trena Lucille Calkins
Birth: 26 Mar 1918  Living: 13 Dec 1935 Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York Occupation: Retired VA CenterSpouse: Donald McGlynn (m 1 Jun 1940)
2 M Tracy Calkins  Birth: 11 Apr 1921
3 M Raymond C. Calkins  Birth: 24 Jul 1930 Avoca, Steuben, New York  Living: 13 Dec 1935 Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York
Death: 8 Mar 2002 Steuben County Health Care Facility, Bat  Burial: Urbana_Pleasant_Valley Cem, Urbana town,  Spouse: Doris Wightman (m bef 8 Mar 2002)
FAMILY NOTES
HUSBAND NOTES: I. Jay Calkins
Birth(1):
Living(2):
Occupation(2):
Death(1):
Burial(1): Calkins, I. Jay 1889-1975
General: Census: 01 Jun 1905, Avoca, Steuben, NY; 2nd E.D., pg 2, line 14, son, white,
male, aged 15yrs; b. US; citz; occ at school
The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 7, Neils Creek
Mr. and Mrs. I. J. Calkins, Trena and Raymond Calkins, Mr. and Mrs. C. W.
Alderman and son, Fred, Mrs. John I. Fry, Eldon and Elmer Preston attend the
dedication of Howard Grange Hall last Thursday night.
LI: resided, Avoca, Steuben, NY
WIFE NOTES: Isabell Pauline Silsbee
Birth(1):
Death(1):
Burial(1): Calkins, Isabell P. 1897-1959
General: LI: resided, Avoca, Steuben, NY
The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 7, Neils Creek
Mr. and Mrs. I. J. Calkins, Trena and Raymond Calkins, Mr. and Mrs. C. W.
Alderman and son, Fred, Mrs. John I. Fry, Eldon and Elmer Preston attend the
dedication of Howard Grange Hall last Thursday night.
CHILD NOTES: Trena Lucille Calkins
General: The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 7, Neils Creek
Mr. and Mrs. I. J. Calkins, Trena and Raymond Calkins, Mr. and Mrs. C. W.
Alderman and son, Fred, Mrs. John I. Fry, Eldon and Elmer Preston attend the
dedication of Howard Grange Hall last Thursday night.
LI: 02 Mar 1996, 5936 State Route 53, Bath, Steuben, NY 607 776 7533
CHILD NOTES: Tracy Calkins
CHILD NOTES: Raymond C. Calkins
Birth(3):
Death(3):
Burial(3):
General: The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 7, Neils Creek
Mr. and Mrs. I. J. Calkins, Trena and Raymond Calkins, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Alderman and son, Fred, Mrs. John I. Fry, Eldon and Elmer Preston attend the
dedication of Howard Grange Hall last Thursday night.
Obit: The Leader, Corning, NY; internet, 08 Mar 2002, pg, Raymond C. Calkins LI: formerly of Hammondsport, Steuben, NY  Note: born Avoca, NY; s/o I. J. & Isabelle Silsbee Calkins  Note: a 1948 graduate of Avoca High School where he excelled in sports. After graduation he worked on the family farm in Avoca before working at the Taylor  Wine Co for 30 yrs, retiring in 1985 as foreman of the grounds crew; he was also an accomplished carpenter, mechanic & worked at Murphy's Bowling Lanes in Bath for 20 yrs. Surv: his wife, Doris Wightman Calkins of Bath; daughter, Dorinda (Kevin) Orr of Hammondsport; sons, Russell Calkins of Hammondsport, Ritchie D. Calkins of  Summerville, SC & Jay H. Calkins of Wilmington, NC; brother, Tracy Calkins of  NC; sister, Trena McGlynn of Kanona; 3-grandchildren; several nieces & nephews  Note: calling hours, funeral & committal services will be held at LaMarche Funeral Home of Hammondsport, NY; Rev Kate Benton & Rev Marilyn Wood will  officiate  Burial: Pleasant Valley Cem, Hammondsport, NY

SOURCES
1. Steuben County Cemetery Records, Bath, New York.
2. Steuben County Census Records, Bath, New York.
3. Death Notice.
Descendants of Clarence W. Alderman - 24 Oct 2002

FIRST GENERATION

1. Clarence W. Alderman was born in 1881 in , , United States. He was a Farmer on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 He appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Harrisburg Hollow Rd, Bath, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 6th E.D. Bath, Steuben Co. NY; pg 28, line 11, spouse of granddaughter, white, male, aged 24yrs; b. US; citz; occ Farmer; living with Mahlon Dean He was living on December 13, 1935 in Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York. He died in 1958. He was buried in Hornellville_Greenville Cem, Hornellsville, Steuben, New York. The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 7, Neils Creek
Mr. and Mrs. I. J. Calkins, Trena and Raymond Calkins, Mr. and Mrs. C. W.  Alderman and son, Fred, Mrs. John I. Fry, Eldon and Elmer Preston attend the
dedication of Howard Grange Hall last Thursday night.
He was married to Bessie Maud Monell (daughter of George W. Monell and Martha Euphamie Dean "Fay") on February 11, 1903. Bessie Maud Monell was born on December 5, 1885 in , , United States. She was a Housework on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 She appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Harrisburg Hollow Rd, Bath, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 6th E.D. Bath, Steuben Co. NY; pg 28, line12, granddaughter, white, female, aged 24yrs; b. US; citz; occ housework; living with Mahlon Dean She was living on December 13, 1935 in Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York. She died in 1962. She was buried in Hornellville_Greenville Cem, Hornellsville, Steuben, New York. LI: 6 Mar 1925, Kanona, Steuben, NY

The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 7, Neils Creek Mr. and Mrs. I. J. Calkins, Trena and Raymond Calkins, Mr. and Mrs. C. W.
Alderman and son, Fred, Mrs. John I. Fry, Eldon and Elmer Preston attend the  dedication of Howard Grange Hall last Thursday night. Clarence W. Alderman and Bessie Maud Monell had the following children:
+2 i. Clair Dean Alderman (born on November 22, 1903).
+3 ii. Mabel Elizabeth Alderman (born on May 20, 1906).
+4 iii. Eva Bess Alderman (born on June 9, 1910).
+5 iv. Floyd M. Alderman (born on August 8, 1912).
+6 v. Linda Rose Alderman (born on September 7, 1915).
7 vi. Frank Alderman {twin} was born on December 5, 1922. He died before December 28, 2001.
+8 vii. Fred E. Alderman {twin} (born on December 5, 1922).
+9 viii. Waneta May Alderman (born on May 7, 1924).
+10 ix. Walter Glenn Alderman "Glen".

SECOND GENERATION
2. Clair Dean Alderman (Clarence W.-1) was born on November 22, 1903 in Bath town, Steuben, New York.2,1 He appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Harrisburg Hollow Rd, Bath, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 6th E.D. Bath, Steuben Co. NY; pg 28, line 13, son, white, male, aged 1yr; b. US; citz; occ none He was a Farmer in 1924. He was living on March 4, 1936.3 He died before November 3, 1996. LI: 12 Mar 1924, Avoca, Steuben, NY
Witness: 12 Mar 1924, C. W. Alderman & Albert Lane (MR)

He was married to Ethel Belle Chrisler (daughter of James Chrisler and Maude McChesney) on March 12, 1924 in Painted Post, Steuben, New York.2 by W. J. Brown, minister, Painted Post, NY Ethel Belle Chrisler was born on March 31, 1906 in Bath, Steuben, New York.2 She was a No Occupation in 1924. She was living on March 4, 1936.4 Witness: 12 Mar 1924, C. W. Alderman & Albert Lane (MR);LI: 12 Mar 1924, Bath, Steuben, NY Clair Dean Alderman and Ethel Belle Chrisler had the following children:

+11 i. Jacqulain Ethel Alderman (born on September 10, 1935).

3. Mabel Elizabeth Alderman (Clarence W.-1) was born on May 20, 1906 in Bath, Steuben, New York.2 She was a Housework in 1925. She died on November 3, 1996 in Three Rivers Health Care Center, Painted Post, Steuben, New York.5 She was buried in Wayne_Wayne_Village Cem, Wayne, Schuyler, New York. Witness: 06 Mar 1925, Mabel A. Horton, Painted Post, NY & Bessie M. Alderman of Kanona, NY (MR); LI: 06 Mar 1925, Avoca, Steuben, NY

Bible: Ferris-Dean.Bible, states that Mabel Elizabeth, dau of Clarence U. & Bessie Alderman, b. 08 May 1908
Obit: Leader, Corning, NY 04 Nov 1996 pg 4A col 1-2
LI: of Three Rivers Heath Care Facility, Painted Post, NY; formerly of the Painted Post - Corning area, Steuben, NY
Note: Member of the Painted Post United Methodist Church; the Corning Women of the Moose.
Surv: 12-grandchildren; 18-great grandchildren; 6-great-great grandchildren; several nieces & nephews.
Note: Carpenter's Funeral Home, 14 E Pulteney St, Corning,NY; Pastor Jon Allen officiating.

She was married to Hiram H. Randall (son of J. T. Randall and Mabel Darrin ) on March 6, 1925 in Neils Creek, Avoca Town, Steuben, New York.2 Note: married by Daniel Redmond, minister, Avoca, NY Hiram H. Randall was born on August 1, 1904 in Corning, Steuben, New York.2 Note: could have been born at Hornby, NY He was a Core maker, Ingersoll-Rand Foundry between 1925 and 1966 in Painted Post, Steuben, New York. He died on August 26, 1971 in St Joseph's Hospital, Elmira, Chemung, New York.5 He was buried in Wayne_Unknown Cem, Wayne, Schuyler, New York. LI: 06 Mar 1925, Painted Post, Steuben, NY; Witness: 06 Mar 1925, Mable A. Horton of Painted Post, NY & Bessie M. Alderman of Kanona, NY (MR)

Obit: Leader, Corning, NY; 27 Aug 1971, pg 2,

Note: he died of poor health for nearly 5-yrs Note: attended Corning Northside Schools  LI: of 667 E. Waneta Lake Rd, Wayne, NY
Occ: Mr Randall was a retired supervisor of the core Making Department for the Ingersoll-  Rand Foundry at Painted Post, NY; he joined the Ingersoll-Rand in 1925 and retired in 1966 as supervisor of the Core Making Department. He was a member of the Ingersoll-Ran Service Association.  Surv: 11-grandchildren; 5-great grandchildren;  Note: the Phillips Funeral Home, Painted Post, NY; Rev Webb Ayers, pastor of the Campbell Methodist Church, officiating. Mabel Elizabeth Alderman and Hiram H. Randall had the following children:
+12 i. Shirley Ellen Randall (born on April 21, 1927).
+13 ii. June Marie Randall (born on January 6, 1933).
+14 iii. Wilma Euphamie Randall (born on January 6, 1935).
+15 iv. Kay Ann Randall (born on January 30, 1944).
4. Eva Bess Alderman (Clarence W.-1) was born on June 9, 1910. She was living on December 28, 2001 in Newport Richey, Pasco, Florida.6  She was married to Switzer Graham before December 28, 2001. Switzer Graham was born on April 15, 1905. Eva Bess Alderman and Switzer Graham had the following children:
+16 i. Clarence Switzer Graham (born on June 20, 1929).
+17 ii. Harold Albert Graham Sr. (born on October 4, 1930).
+18 iii. Helen Jane Graham (born on June 24, 1932).
5. Floyd M. Alderman (Clarence W.-1) was born on August 8, 1912. He died in 1976. He was buried in Hornellville_Greenville Cem, Hornellsville, Steuben, New York.  He was married to Dorotha Pettys "Dorothy" on November 27, 1930. Dorotha Pettys "Dorothy" was born on December 21, 1910. She was living on December 28, 2001 in Cohocton, Steuben, New York.6 She was buried in Hornellville_Greenville Cem, Hornellsville, Steuben, New York. Floyd M. Alderman and Dorotha Pettys "Dorothy" had the following children:
+19 i. Richard John Alderman (born on July 13, 1931).
+20 ii. Jean Elizabeth Alderman (born on November 30, 1932).
+21 iii. Caroline Fern Alderman (born on October 18, 1937).
+22 iv. Floyd Bruce Alderman (born on August 13, 1940).
+23 v. Patricia Ann Alderman (born on April 10, 1942).

24 vi. Brian Clarence Alderman was born on December 11, 1948. He died on September 21, 1965. He was buried in Hornellville_Greenville Cem, Hornellsville, Steuben, New York.
+25 vii. Gerald Lyle Alderman (born on June 15, 1950).
+26 viii. Deborah Lynn Alderman (born on April 18, 1955).

6. Linda Rose Alderman (Clarence W.-1) was born on September 7, 1915 in Avoca, Steuben, New York.5 She was living on December 13, 1935 in Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York. She died on December 28, 2001 in Brown Hill, Cohocton, Steuben, New York.5 She was buried in Cohocton_Maple_View Cem, Cohocton, Steuben, New York.5 LI: 09 Jul 1975, Cohocton, Steuben, NY
LI: 03 Nov 1996, Cohocton, Steuben, NY
Obit: The Leader, Corning, NY; internet, 01 Jan 2001, pg 2 & 3, Linda Rose Zeh
LI: Brown Hilll, Cohocton, Steuben, NY
Note: d/o Clarence & Bessie (Monell) Alderman; married Eldon Preston on 06 Nov 1931; married her second husband on 30 May 1942
                   Predeceased by Eldon Preston on 16 May 1938; predeceased by her second husband Ralph Zeh on 20 Jun 1999
Occ: the first female core maker at Ingersoll-Rand; she worked at the Birdseye Co; retired in 1976 from Westinghouse.  Note: she enjoyed crocheting & going out to eat Predeceased by: 5-brothers, Frank, Clair, Glenn, Floyd & Fred Alderman; a sister, Mabel Randall; a daughter Virginia (Preston) Francis; a grandson, Donald Francis Jr; a great-grandson, Dillon Shawn Zeh.

Surv: 1-daughter, Marjorie (Robb) Homokay of Peoria, AZ; 2-sons, Fred Zeh of Cohocton & Paul (Lucille) Preston of Avoca; 8-grandchildren, Joe Homokay of Peoria, AZ; Theresa (Ronald) Dyer of Bath, Christine (Robert) Lafler of Hammondsport, Sally (John) Mitchell of Avoca, Veronica Zeh of Andover, Linda (James) Harris of Elmira, Patti Francis & Shirley (Michael) McCauley all of Wayland, William (Nancy) Francis Albion & Justin Zeh of Cohocton; several grant-grandchildren; 2-great-great-grandchildren; 2-sisters, Eva Graham of Newport Richie, FL & Waneta Semans of Canisteo; 1-sister-in-law, Dorothy Alderman of Cohocton; many nieces, nephews & cousins
Note: calling hours & funeral held at Walter E. Baird & Sons Funeral Home, 100 E Naples St, Wayland, NY   Burial: Mapleview Cem, Cohocton, NY
She was married to Eldon Earl Preston (son of Elijah M. Preston "Eliza" and Effie Rice) on November 16, 1931. Eldon Earl Preston was born on March 31, 1913. He was living on December 13, 1935 in Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York. He died on May 16, 1938.7 He was living. The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 6, Neil's Creek

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Preston, December 1, a daughter, The young lady has been named Virginia Rose. Congratulations.
Linda Rose Alderman and Eldon Earl Preston had the following children:

+27 i. Paul Eldon Preston (born on October 15, 1934).

+28 ii. Virginia Rose Preston (born on December 1, 1935).
She was married to Ralph Fred Zeh (son of Fred Zeh and Pearl Esther Lyke) on May 30, 1942. Ralph Fred Zeh was born on January 30, 1918. He was living on August 18, 1971 in RFD#2, Cohocton, Steuben, New York. He died.7 LI: 09 Jul 1975, Cohocton, Steuben, NY Linda Rose Alderman and Ralph Fred Zeh had the following children:
+29 i. Fred Ralph Zeh (born on September 7, 1944).
+30 ii. Marjorie Louise Zeh (born on June 19, 1949).
8. Fred E. Alderman {twin} (Clarence W.-1) was born on December 5, 1922.8 He died before November 3, 1996. He was buried in Savona_Seaman_St Cem, Savona, Steuben, New York.8 Alderman, Fred E. 1922-19___ LI: 19 Sep 1972, W. Lamoka Ave, Savona, Steuben, NY  He was married to Helen E. Nice on April 18, 1942. Helen E. Nice was born on April 15, 1923.8 She died on September 5, 1974.8 She was buried in Savona_Seaman_St Cem, Savona, Steuben, New York.8 Alderman, Helen E. 1923-1974 LI: 19 Apr 1970, W Lamoka Ave, Savona, Steuben, NY Fred E. Alderman {twin} and Helen E. Nice had the following children:
+31 i. Bonnie Jean Alderman (born on November 18, 1942).
+32 ii. Sharon Marie Alderman (born on June 12, 1945).
+33 iii. Judy Elaine Alderman (born on September 1, 1946).
+34 iv. Janice Eileen Alderman (born on January 24, 1955).
9. Waneta May Alderman (Clarence W.-1) was born on May 7, 1924. She was living on December 28, 2001 in Canisteo, Steuben, New York.6

She was married to Albert Stephen Seamans on August 31, 1941. Albert Stephen Seamans was born on July 1, 1915. He died on July 6, 1960. Waneta May Alderman and Albert Stephen Seamans had the following children:
+35 i. Betty Ann Seamans (born on August 4, 1942).
+36 ii. Georgia Elaine Seamans (born on January 5, 1944).
+37 iii. Beatrice Mae Seamans "Bea" (born on May 22, 1945).
+38 iv. Martha Jane Seamans (born on February 21, 1947).
+39 v. Phylis Joan Seamans (born on April 8, 1948).
+40 vi. Lawrence Albert Seamans (born on January 21, 1950).
+41 vii. Mary Emily Seamans (born on May 25, 1951).
42 viii. Steven Robert Seamans was born on July 4, 1954.
43 ix. David Alan Seamans was born on May 19, 1956.
10. Walter Glenn Alderman "Glen" (Clarence W.-1) died before November 3, 1996.
He was married to Lucille Seager on March 30, 1952. Lucille Seager was born ROUGHLY 1929. [Name: Sager]

SOURCES
1. Steuben County Census Records, Bath, New York.
2. Steuben County Marriage Records, Bath, Steuben, NY.
3. Mother-in-law's obituary.
4. Mother's Obituary.
5. Death Notice.
6. Sister's Obituary.
7. Wife's obituary.
8. Steuben County Cemetery Records, Bath, New York.
Mrs. John Fry, of Harrisburg Hollow, is visiting her niece, Mrs. C. W. Alderman.
Individual Summary - 24 Oct 2002

Name: Lydia Monell
Sex: Female  Father: George W. Monell {Civil War} (14 Jun 1826 - 14 Sep 1887)  Mother: Individual Facts  Birth 1861 , , United States1

Occupation 1 Jun 1905 (age 44) Housework; Bath, Steuben, New York1
Census 1 Jun 1905 (age 44) Harrisburg Hollow Rd, Bath, Steuben, New York1
Living 13 Dec 1935 (age 74) Harrisburg Hollow, Bath, Steuben, New York
Death 1939 (age 78) , Steuben, New York
Burial Bath_Harrisburg_Hollow Cem, Bath town, Steuben, New York2
Marriages/Children

1. John J. Fry
Marriage bef 1889 (age 28)
Children Adelbert Fry "Dell" (abt 1881 - 16 Oct 1933)
Roy Fry (abt 1886 - )
Laura Catherine Fry (abt 1889 - 15 May 1968)
Budd Fry (1895 - 1896)
Helen Myrtle Fry (Nov 1900 - 2 May 1901)
Notes (Individual)
Census: Census: 01 Jun 1905, 6th E.D. Bath, Steuben Co. NY; pg 28, line 5, wife, white, female, aged 43yrs; b. US; citz; occ housework
General: The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 7, Neils Creek
Mr. and Mrs. I. J. Calkins, Trena and Raymond Calkins, Mr. and Mrs. C. W.
Alderman and son, Fred, Mrs. John I. Fry, Eldon and Elmer Preston attend the
dedication of Howard Grange Hall last Thursday night.
Notes (Family #1)
Sources
1. Steuben County Census Records, Bath, New York

  1. Steuben County Cemetery Records, Bath, New York

  2.  

     

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    Mr. and Mrs. Warren Abbey, Mrs. Earl Gunsolus, of Bath, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hopkins and Miss Ruby Sick, of Wallace, and Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Margeson, of the Brasted District attended the installation dinner last Thursday.

    Mrs. Eva Sillsbee returned to the Bath Hospital last Monday for treatment. Her Many friends here hope she will soon be able to returned to her home much improved.
    Mrs. Seneca Walker and daughter, Joyce, spent Friday afternoon with Mrs. Eldon Preston.
    Family Group Record

    Husband: Seneca Clark Walker  Birth: 6 Feb 1906 Howard town, Steuben, New York  Death: 19 Nov 1995 Evangeline of Albemarle Health Care Faci

    Occupation: 50 yrs Service, Mercury Aircraft, Inc, T  Burial: New_London_New_London Cem, Albemarle, St

    Marriage: 1929  Father: Jay Grier Walker (b 24 Jul 1873)  Mother: Alida Rae Stevens "Lida" (b 1879) Other spouse: Madora Francis Simpson (m Jan 1958)
    Wife: Eunice Storms

    Living: 13 Dec 1935 Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York

    Father: William Storms  Mother: Zada White
     Children
    1 F Joyce Marie Walker  Birth: 14 Oct 1934  Living: 13 Dec 1935 Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York Death: 5 Jun 1957
    Spouse: Douglas Wingate (m 10 Nov 1951)

    2 M Carl Jay Walker Sr.  Birth: 1 Apr 1938  Spouse: Linda Carson (m 3 Jun 1957)

    3 F Eleanor Rae Walker  Birth: 20 Apr 1941  Occupation: 1990 - presen Barber, Silliman Barber Shop, Bath, Steuben, NY
    Hobby: Bath, Steuben, New York  Spouse: James L. Silliman (m 25 Dec 1957)

    FAMILY NOTES

    Marriage(1):

    HUSBAND NOTES: Seneca Clark Walker

    Birth(2):

    Death(3):

    General: Note: As a young man, Seneca worked at the store of Samuel Harper on Liberty St,

    Bath, NY. He retired from Mercury Aircraft, Inc (1968) after many years of

    Service as a toolmaker. He lived in North Carolina after retirement

    Obit: 22 Nov 1995, The leader, Corning, NY Pg 8A, col 1 & 2

    Note: Hartsell Funeral Home, Albemarle, NC; Rev Mark Barden officiating.

    Surv: 5 Granddaughters Kather Walder of Ewing, NJ; Robin Walker of Bath; Susan

    Walker of Town of Urbana, NY; Sandra Maugans of Hammondsport, NY; Brenda Howard

    of Virginia Beach, VA; 4 great grandsons & 4 great granddaughter; a

    cousin, Ruby Cranmer of Bath, NY

    Obit: 26 Nov 1995, Steuben Courier-Advocate, Bath, NY, pg 5 col 5

    LI: of 620 Heathwood Dr, Albemarle, NC

    Note: memorial contributions maybe made American Cancer Society

    WIFE NOTES: Eunice Storms

    General(4): The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 7, Neils Creek

    Mrs. Seneca Walker and daughter, Joyce, spent Friday afternoon with Mrs. Eldon

    Preston.

    CHILD NOTES: Joyce Marie Walker

    Birth(4):

    Death(4): Died in automobile accident

    General: The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 7, Neils Creek

    Mrs. Seneca Walker and daughter, Joyce, spent Friday afternoon with Mrs. Eldon

    Preston.

    Note: Joyce Marie (1934-1957), who died in an automobile accident.

    CHILD NOTES: Carl Jay Walker Sr.

    Birth(4):

    General(1): Note: Carl Jay Walker, who works for the Hammondsport School;

    LI: 19 Nov 1995, Hammondsport, Steuben, NY

    CHILD NOTES: Eleanor Rae Walker

    Birth(4):

    Hobby: Genealogy

    General: LI: 19 Nov 1995, Bath, Steuben, NY

    SOURCES

    1. Thomas E. Stackpole, Editor. Discovering the Facts, Families, & Folklore. The Historical Foundation of Bath, NY, Inc.

    2. Steuben County Death Records, Bath, NY.

    3. Death Notice.

    4. Katharine Walker & Mary Van Gelder McElwaine Greenfield.

    Mrs. Floyd Alderman and children, of Haskinsville, spent Wednesday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Petteys.

    Descendants of J. M. Petteys - 24 Oct 2002

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    FIRST GENERATION

    1. J. M. Petteys was living on December 13, 1935 in Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York. He was born unknown. The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 7, Neils Creek

    Mrs. Floyd Alderman and children, of Haskinsville, spent Wednesday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Petteys.

    He was married to {female} ( ) Petteys before December 21, 1910. {female} ( ) Petteys was living on December 13, 1935 in Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York. She died dead. She was born unknown. The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 7, Neils Creek

    Mrs. Floyd Alderman and children, of Haskinsville, spent Wednesday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Petteys. J. M. Petteys and {female} ( ) Petteys had the following children:

    +2 i. Dorotha Pettys "Dorothy" (born on December 21, 1910).

    SECOND GENERATION

    2. Dorotha Pettys "Dorothy" (J. M.-1) was born on December 21, 1910. She was living on December 13, 1935 in Haskinsville, Fremont town, Steuben, New York. She was living on December 28, 2001 in Cohocton, Steuben, New York.1 She was buried in Hornellville_Greenville Cem, Hornellsville, Steuben, New York. The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 7, Neils Creek

    Mrs. Floyd Alderman and children, of Haskinsville, spent Wednesday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Petteys.

    She was married to Floyd M. Alderman (son of Clarence W. Alderman and Bessie Maud Monell ) on November 27, 1930. Floyd M. Alderman was born on August 8, 1912. He died in 1976. He was buried in Hornellville_Greenville Cem, Hornellsville, Steuben, New York. Dorotha Pettys "Dorothy" and Floyd M. Alderman had the following children:

    +3 i. Richard John Alderman (born on July 13, 1931).

    +4 ii. Jean Elizabeth Alderman (born on November 30, 1932).

    +5 iii. Caroline Fern Alderman (born on October 18, 1937).

    +6 iv. Floyd Bruce Alderman (born on August 13, 1940).

    +7 v. Patricia Ann Alderman (born on April 10, 1942).

    8 vi. Brian Clarence Alderman was born on December 11, 1948. He died on September 21, 1965. He was buried in Hornellville_Greenville Cem, Hornellsville, Steuben, New York.

    +9 vii. Gerald Lyle Alderman (born on June 15, 1950).

    +10 viii. Deborah Lynn Alderman (born on April 18, 1955).

    SOURCES

    1. Sister's Obituary.

    Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Mattoon and Mrs. J. M. Petteys were Christmas shopping in Hornell, Tuesday.

    Dan Hendee, of Glenbrook, Conn, visited his sister-in-law, Mrs. Ernest Mattoon and family, Monday.
    Harrisburg Hollow

    Harrisburg Hollow, Dec 11—A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Palmer, November 29.

    Mr. and Mrs. Michael Gerych and Bill Gerych came from Newark, N. J., Tuesday, to spend a few days with Mr. and Mrs. John Gerych, Mrs. Maggie Fry and Mrs. Augusta Fay.

    Mrs. John Fry is visiting at the home of her niece, Mrs. Clarence Alderman, of Neils Creek.

    Miss Evelyn Sylvester spent Wednesday night of last week with Miss Wilma Empey, of Bath.

    Thomas Robinson spent the week with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James Agor, of Mitchellsville.

    Rev. and Mrs. G. W. Walker, of Bath, visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Ferris, Sunday.
     

    The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 6, 7, 8

    Neil’s Creek
    Neils Creek, Dec 11—The installation of the officers of Neils Creek Grange, No. 345, was held last Thursday with Fred Hopkins, of Avoca Grange, assisted by Mrs. Cyrus Margeson, of Howard Grange as installing officers. A delicious roast beef dinner was served by the women to about sevent Grangers and visitors.

    Descendants of Cyrus A. Margeson - 24 Oct 2002

    FIRST GENERATION

    1. Cyrus A. Margeson was born on December 14, 1882 in , , United States. He was living on December 13, 1935 in Howard, Steuben, New York. He died on July 22, 1957 in Hornell City, Steuben, New York.1 The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 6, Neils Creek

    Neils Creek, Dec 11-The installation of the officers of Neils Creek Grange, No. 345, was held last Thursday with Fred Hopkins, of Avoca Grange, assisted by Mrs. Cyrus Margeson, of Howard Grange as installing officers. A delicious roast beef dinner was served by the women to about sevent Grangers and visitors.

    He was married to Eunice Meeks (daughter of Adolphus Meeks "Adolph" and Grace Baxter) before 1906. Eunice Meeks was born on April 27, 1885 in , , United States. She was living on December 13, 1935 in Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York. She died on July 29, 1965 in Avoca, Steuben, New York.1 Steuben County Clerk, Death Record, Bath, NY 14810 Cyrus A. Margeson and Eunice Meeks had the following children:

    +2 i. Gerald J. Margeson (born on May 8, 1906).

    +3 ii. Arnold Wilson Margeson (born on August 2, 1908).

    +4 iii. Lee Margeson (born unknown).

    SECOND GENERATION

    2. Gerald J. Margeson (Cyrus A.-1) was born on May 8, 1906 in Towlesville, Howard, Steuben, New York.2 He was a Farmer in 1924. He died on February 19, 1996 in IDM Hospital, Urbana, Steuben, New York. He was buried in Avoca_Highland Cem, Avoca, Steuben, New York. LI: 25 Nov 1924, Avoca, Steuben, NY; Witness: 25 Nov 1924, Marjorie Corbett & Harold M. Kellogg both of Avoca, NY (MR)

    LI: 14 Oliver St, Avoca, Steuben, NY

    Obit: 21 Feb 1996, The Leader, Corning, NY pg 4A Col 1 & 2

    Occ: Farming, carpenter & building home. Avoca Clerk & assessor on the Avoca School Board for 18 Yrs & Sunday school teacher & Church deacon for life.

    Note: Helped build the New Life Ministries

    Surv: 6-grandchildren; 9-great-grandchildren; several nieces & nephews

    Note: Funeral Avoca Baptist Church, Avoca, NY; Rev Henry Igras officiating.

    He was married to Nora Elizabeth Kellogg (daughter of Hendrick M. Kellogg "Henry" and Pearl M. Doud "M. Pearl") on November 25, 1924 in Neils Creek, Avoca Town, Steuben, New York.2 by E. W. Lafferty, minister, Avoca, NY Nora Elizabeth Kellogg was born on June 25, 1906 in Towlesville, Howard, Steuben, New York.2,3 She was a Housework in 1924. She died on December 22, 2000 in Bath, Steuben, New York.3 Note: died at the home of her daughter, Bath, Steuben, NY She was buried in Avoca_Highland Cem, Avoca, Steuben, New York.3 Witness: 25 Nov 1924, Marjorie Corbett & Harold M. Kellogg; LI: 25 Nov 1924, Bath, Steuben, NY (MR)

    Obit: The Leader, Corning, NY; 24 Dec 2000, pg 2C, Col 4, Nora K. Margeson

    Obit: The Leader, Corning, NY, 26 Dec 2000, pg 2c, col 1, Nora K. Margeson

    LI: 0f 14 Oliver St, Avoca, Steuben, NY

    Note: died at the home of her daughter in Bath, NY

    Predeceased by: her parents Hendrick & Minnie Doud Kellogg; her son, Gordon Margeson in 1965; 6-brothers, Homer, Owen, Harold, Kenneth, John & Roderick Kellogg

    Note: On Thanksgiving Day in 1924, she married Gerald Margeson, who predeceased her on 19 Feb 1996.

    Note: a lifelong resident of Avoca, Steuben, NY; attended schools in Towlesville & Avoca, NY

    Occ: homemaker & also employed at one time for Harness Manufacturing in Avoca, NY

    Note: member of the Avoca Baptist Church since 1918, where she also served as a Sunday School Teacher.

    Note: enjoyed crocheting, gardening & baking for her family.

    Surv: her daughter, Sally Updyke of Bath, NY; 6-grandchildren; 9-great grandchildren; nieces & nephews.

    Note: calling hours & funeral services held at Avoca Baptist Church, Bath, NY; Rev Henry Igrass officiating.

    Burial: Highland Cem, Avoca, NY

    Note: arrangements are with the Bond-Davis & Bishop Funeral Home, Avoca, NY

    Obit: Steuben Courier-Advocate, Bath, NY; 31 Dec 2000, pg 17, col 2, Nora K. Margeson Gerald J. Margeson and Nora Elizabeth Kellogg had the following children:

    +5 i. Gordon Margeson (born in 1925).

    +6 ii. Sally Margeson (born unknown).

    3. Arnold Wilson Margeson (Cyrus A.-1) was born on August 2, 1908 in Neils Creek, Avoca Town, Steuben, New York.2,3 He was a Farmer in 1935. He died on September 2, 1999 in 3650 Conner Hill Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York.3 He was buried in Avoca_Valley_View Cem, Avoca, Steuben, New York.3 LI: 01 Jan 1935, RD#3 Hornell, Steuben, NY (MR); Witness: 01 Jan 1935, Lee Margeson & Mildred I. Lyke, both of Avoca, NY

    Obit: The Leader, Corning, NY; 05 Sep 1999, pg 2C, Col 1

    Obit: The Leader, Corning, NY; 06 Sep 1999, pg 2C, col 1

    LI: died at his home, 3650 Conner Hill Rd, Avoca, Steuben, NY

    Note: a life-long of Avoca, NY; attended school in Avoca, NY

    Occ: he had been active in dairy farming for 45yrs

    Note: member of the Avoca Baptist Church, Avoca, NY

    Surv:6-grandchildren; 9-great grandchildren; nieces and nephews

    Note: Bond-Davis & Bishop Funeral Home, Avoca, NY; Rev Henry Igras, officiating

    Obit: The Leader, Corning, NY, 28 Aug 1999, pg 2C, col 4

    Burial: Valley View Cem, Avoca, NY

    He was married to Ruth Francis Lyke (daughter of William H. Lyke and Ethel A. Taylor) on January 1, 1935 in Neils Creek, Avoca Town, Steuben, New York.2 by Francis G Jones, Clergyman, Avoca, NY Ruth Francis Lyke was born on August 19, 1910 in Avon, Livingston, New York. She was a Nurse in 1935. She died on July 29, 1991.4 LI: 01 Jan 1935, RD#1, Avoca, Steuben, NY; Witness: 01 Jan 1935, Lee Margeson & Mildred I. Lyke, both of Avoca, NY Arnold Wilson Margeson and Ruth Francis Lyke had the following children:

    +7 i. Kathryn A. Margeson (born about 1936).

    +8 ii. David A. Margeson (born about 1940).

    9 iii. Joel Margeson was living on September 2, 1999 in Neils Creek, Avoca Town, Steuben, New York.5

    4. Lee Margeson (Cyrus A.-1) was living on September 2, 1999 in Neils Creek, Avoca Town, Steuben, New York.6 He was living on December 28, 2000 in Avoca, Steuben, New York.7 He was living on July 8, 2002 in Avoca, Steuben, New York.8 He was born unknown. LI: 01 Jan 1935, Avoca, Steuben, NY

    He was married to Grace Shults before July 10, 1941. Grace Shults was living on December 28, 2000 in Avoca, Steuben, New York.7 She was living on July 8, 2002 in Avoca, Steuben, New York.8 She was born unknown. Lee Margeson and Grace Shults had the following children:

    +10 i. Nancy Ann Margeson (born on July 10, 1941).

    +11 ii. Phillip Margeson (born unknown).
     
     

    SOURCES

    1. Steuben County Death Records, Bath, NY.

    2. Steuben County Marriage Records, Bath, Steuben, NY.

    3. Death Notice.

    4. Husband Obituary.

    5. Father's Obituary.

    6. Brother's Obituary.

    7. Daughter's Obituary.

    8. Son-in-law's obituary.

    -o-

    Born to Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Preston, December 1, a daughter, The young lady has been named Virginia Rose. Congratulations.

    Individual Summary - 24 Oct 2002

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    Name: Eldon Earl Preston

    Sex: Male

    Father: Elijah M. Preston "Eliza" (abt 1875 - )

    Mother: Effie Rice (abt 1880 - )

    Individual Facts

    Birth 31 Mar 1913

    Living 13 Dec 1935 (age 22) Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York

    Death 16 May 1938 (age 25)1

    Living

    Marriages/Children

    1. Linda Rose Alderman

    Marriage 16 Nov 1931 (age 18)

    Children Paul Eldon Preston (15 Oct 1934 - )

    Virginia Rose Preston (1 Dec 1935 - 10 Feb 1997)

    Notes (Individual)

    General: The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 6, Neil's Creek

    Born to Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Preston, December 1, a daughter, The young lady has been named Virginia Rose. Congratulations.

    Notes (Family #1)

    Sources

    1. Wife's obituary.

    Mr. and Mrs. I. J. Calkins, Trena and Raymond Calkins, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Alderman and son, Fred, Mrs. John I. Fry, Eldon and Elmer Preston attend the dedication of Howard Grange Hall last Thursday night.

    Family Group Record

    ============================================================================

    Husband: I. Jay Calkins

    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Birth: 22 Dec 1889 Haskinsville, Fremont town, Steuben, New

    Living: 1 Jun 1905 Neils Creek, Avoca Town, Steuben, New York

    Occupation: 1 Jun 1905 At School

    Living: 13 Dec 1935 Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York

    Death: 1975

    Burial: Avoca_Highland Cem, Avoca, Steuben, New

    Marriage: 9 Jun 1915

    Father: Elba C. Calkins (b 8 Jun 1857)

    Mother: Adell Cora Mattoon (b 30 Aug 1861)

    ============================================================================

    Wife: Isabell Pauline Silsbee 

    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Birth: 8 Feb 1897

    Living: 13 Dec 1935 Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York

    Death: 1959

    Burial: Avoca_Highland Cem, Avoca, Steuben, New York

    ============================================================================

    Children

    ============================================================================

    1 F Trena Lucille Calkins

    Birth: 26 Mar 1918

    Living: 13 Dec 1935 Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York

    Occupation: Retired VA Center

    Spouse: Donald McGlynn (m 1 Jun 1940)

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    2 M Tracy Calkins

    Birth: 11 Apr 1921

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    3 M Raymond C. Calkins

    Birth: 24 Jul 1930 Avoca, Steuben, New York

    Living: 13 Dec 1935 Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York

    Death: 8 Mar 2002 Steuben County Health Care Facility, Bat

    Burial: Urbana_Pleasant_Valley Cem, Urbana town,

    Spouse: Doris Wightman (m bef 8 Mar 2002)

    ============================================================================

    FAMILY NOTES

    HUSBAND NOTES: I. Jay Calkins

    Birth(1):

    Living(2):

    Occupation(2):

    Death(1):

    Burial(1): Calkins, I. Jay 1889-1975

    General: Census: 01 Jun 1905, Avoca, Steuben, NY; 2nd E.D., pg 2, line 14, son, white,

    male, aged 15yrs; b. US; citz; occ at school

    The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 7, Neils Creek

    Mr. and Mrs. I. J. Calkins, Trena and Raymond Calkins, Mr. and Mrs. C. W.

    Alderman and son, Fred, Mrs. John I. Fry, Eldon and Elmer Preston attend the

    dedication of Howard Grange Hall last Thursday night.

    LI: resided, Avoca, Steuben, NY

    WIFE NOTES: Isabell Pauline Silsbee 

    Birth(1):

    Death(1):

    Burial(1): Calkins, Isabell P. 1897-1959

    General: LI: resided, Avoca, Steuben, NY

    The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 7, Neils Creek

    Mr. and Mrs. I. J. Calkins, Trena and Raymond Calkins, Mr. and Mrs. C. W.

    Alderman and son, Fred, Mrs. John I. Fry, Eldon and Elmer Preston attend the

    dedication of Howard Grange Hall last Thursday night.

    CHILD NOTES: Trena Lucille Calkins

    General: The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 7, Neils Creek

    Mr. and Mrs. I. J. Calkins, Trena and Raymond Calkins, Mr. and Mrs. C. W.

    Alderman and son, Fred, Mrs. John I. Fry, Eldon and Elmer Preston attend the

    dedication of Howard Grange Hall last Thursday night.

    LI: 02 Mar 1996, 5936 State Route 53, Bath, Steuben, NY 607 776 7533

    CHILD NOTES: Tracy Calkins

    CHILD NOTES: Raymond C. Calkins

    Birth(3):

    Death(3):

    Burial(3):

    General: The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 7, Neils Creek

    Mr. and Mrs. I. J. Calkins, Trena and Raymond Calkins, Mr. and Mrs. C. W.

    Alderman and son, Fred, Mrs. John I. Fry, Eldon and Elmer Preston attend the

    dedication of Howard Grange Hall last Thursday night.

    Obit: The Leader, Corning, NY; internet, 08 Mar 2002, pg, Raymond C. Calkins

    LI: formerly of Hammondsport, Steuben, NY

    Note: born Avoca, NY; s/o I. J. & Isabelle Silsbee Calkins

    Note: a 1948 graduate of Avoca High School where he excelled in sports. After

    graduation he worked on the family farm in Avoca before working at the Taylor

    Wine Co for 30 yrs, retiring in 1985 as foreman of the grounds crew; he was also

    an accomplished carpenter, mechanic & worked at Murphy's Bowling Lanes in Bath

    for 20 yrs.

    Surv: his wife, Doris Wightman Calkins of Bath; daughter, Dorinda (Kevin) Orr

    of Hammondsport; sons, Russell Calkins of Hammondsport, Ritchie D. Calkins of

    Summerville, SC & Jay H. Calkins of Wilmington, NC; brother, Tracy Calkins of

    NC; sister, Trena McGlynn of Kanona; 3-grandchildren; several nieces & nephews

    Note: calling hours, funeral & committal services will be held at LaMarche

    Funeral Home of Hammondsport, NY; Rev Kate Benton & Rev Marilyn Wood will

    officiate

    Burial: Pleasant Valley Cem, Hammondsport, NY

    SOURCES

    1. Steuben County Cemetery Records, Bath, New York.

    2. Steuben County Census Records, Bath, New York.

    3. Death Notice.

    Descendants of Clarence W. Alderman - 24 Oct 2002

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    FIRST GENERATION

    1. Clarence W. Alderman was born in 1881 in , , United States. He was a Farmer on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 He appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Harrisburg Hollow Rd, Bath, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 6th E.D. Bath, Steuben Co. NY; pg 28, line 11, spouse of granddaughter, white, male, aged 24yrs; b. US; citz; occ Farmer; living with Mahlon Dean He was living on December 13, 1935 in Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York. He died in 1958. He was buried in Hornellville_Greenville Cem, Hornellsville, Steuben, New York. The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 7, Neils Creek

    Mr. and Mrs. I. J. Calkins, Trena and Raymond Calkins, Mr. and Mrs. C. W.

    Alderman and son, Fred, Mrs. John I. Fry, Eldon and Elmer Preston attend the

    dedication of Howard Grange Hall last Thursday night.

    He was married to Bessie Maud Monell (daughter of George W. Monell and Martha Euphamie Dean "Fay") on February 11, 1903. Bessie Maud Monell was born on December 5, 1885 in , , United States. She was a Housework on June 1, 1905 in Bath, Steuben, New York.1 She appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Harrisburg Hollow Rd, Bath, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 6th E.D. Bath, Steuben Co. NY; pg 28, line12, granddaughter, white, female, aged 24yrs; b. US; citz; occ housework; living with Mahlon Dean She was living on December 13, 1935 in Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York. She died in 1962. She was buried in Hornellville_Greenville Cem, Hornellsville, Steuben, New York. LI: 6 Mar 1925, Kanona, Steuben, NY

    The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 7, Neils Creek

    Mr. and Mrs. I. J. Calkins, Trena and Raymond Calkins, Mr. and Mrs. C. W.

    Alderman and son, Fred, Mrs. John I. Fry, Eldon and Elmer Preston attend the

    dedication of Howard Grange Hall last Thursday night. Clarence W. Alderman and Bessie Maud Monell had the following children:

    +2 i. Clair Dean Alderman (born on November 22, 1903).

    +3 ii. Mabel Elizabeth Alderman (born on May 20, 1906).

    +4 iii. Eva Bess Alderman (born on June 9, 1910).

    +5 iv. Floyd M. Alderman (born on August 8, 1912).

    +6 v. Linda Rose Alderman (born on September 7, 1915).

    7 vi. Frank Alderman {twin} was born on December 5, 1922. He died before December 28, 2001.

    +8 vii. Fred E. Alderman {twin} (born on December 5, 1922).

    +9 viii. Waneta May Alderman (born on May 7, 1924).

    +10 ix. Walter Glenn Alderman "Glen".

    SECOND GENERATION

    2. Clair Dean Alderman (Clarence W.-1) was born on November 22, 1903 in Bath town, Steuben, New York.2,1 He appeared on the census on June 1, 1905 in Harrisburg Hollow Rd, Bath, Steuben, New York.1 Census: 01 Jun 1905, 6th E.D. Bath, Steuben Co. NY; pg 28, line 13, son, white, male, aged 1yr; b. US; citz; occ none He was a Farmer in 1924. He was living on March 4, 1936.3 He died before November 3, 1996. LI: 12 Mar 1924, Avoca, Steuben, NY

    Witness: 12 Mar 1924, C. W. Alderman & Albert Lane (MR)

    He was married to Ethel Belle Chrisler (daughter of James Chrisler and Maude McChesney) on March 12, 1924 in Painted Post, Steuben, New York.2 by W. J. Brown, minister, Painted Post, NY Ethel Belle Chrisler was born on March 31, 1906 in Bath, Steuben, New York.2 She was a No Occupation in 1924. She was living on March 4, 1936.4 Witness: 12 Mar 1924, C. W. Alderman & Albert Lane (MR);LI: 12 Mar 1924, Bath, Steuben, NY Clair Dean Alderman and Ethel Belle Chrisler had the following children:

    +11 i. Jacqulain Ethel Alderman (born on September 10, 1935).

    3. Mabel Elizabeth Alderman (Clarence W.-1) was born on May 20, 1906 in Bath, Steuben, New York.2 She was a Housework in 1925. She died on November 3, 1996 in Three Rivers Health Care Center, Painted Post, Steuben, New York.5 She was buried in Wayne_Wayne_Village Cem, Wayne, Schuyler, New York. Witness: 06 Mar 1925, Mabel A. Horton, Painted Post, NY & Bessie M. Alderman of Kanona, NY (MR); LI: 06 Mar 1925, Avoca, Steuben, NY

    Bible: Ferris-Dean.Bible, states that Mabel Elizabeth, dau of Clarence U. & Bessie Alderman, b. 08 May 1908

    Obit: Leader, Corning, NY 04 Nov 1996 pg 4A col 1-2

    LI: of Three Rivers Heath Care Facility, Painted Post, NY; formerly of the Painted Post - Corning area, Steuben, NY

    Note: Member of the Painted Post United Methodist Church; the Corning Women of the Moose.

    Surv: 12-grandchildren; 18-great grandchildren; 6-great-great grandchildren; several nieces & nephews.

    Note: Carpenter's Funeral Home, 14 E Pulteney St, Corning,NY; Pastor Jon Allen officiating.

    She was married to Hiram H. Randall (son of J. T. Randall and Mabel Darrin ) on March 6, 1925 in Neils Creek, Avoca Town, Steuben, New York.2 Note: married by Daniel Redmond, minister, Avoca, NY Hiram H. Randall was born on August 1, 1904 in Corning, Steuben, New York.2 Note: could have been born at Hornby, NY He was a Core maker, Ingersoll-Rand Foundry between 1925 and 1966 in Painted Post, Steuben, New York. He died on August 26, 1971 in St Joseph's Hospital, Elmira, Chemung, New York.5 He was buried in Wayne_Unknown Cem, Wayne, Schuyler, New York. LI: 06 Mar 1925, Painted Post, Steuben, NY; Witness: 06 Mar 1925, Mable A. Horton of Painted Post, NY & Bessie M. Alderman of Kanona, NY (MR)

    Obit: Leader, Corning, NY; 27 Aug 1971, pg 2,

    Note: he died of poor health for nearly 5-yrs

    Note: attended Corning Northside Schools

    LI: of 667 E. Waneta Lake Rd, Wayne, NY

    Occ: Mr Randall was a retired supervisor of the core Making Department for the Ingersoll-

    Rand Foundry at Painted Post, NY; he joined the Ingersoll-Rand in 1925 and retired in 1966 as supervisor of the Core Making Department. He was a member of the Ingersoll-Ran Service Association.

    Surv: 11-grandchildren; 5-great grandchildren;

    Note: the Phillips Funeral Home, Painted Post, NY; Rev Webb Ayers, pastor of the Campbell Methodist Church, officiating. Mabel Elizabeth Alderman and Hiram H. Randall had the following children:

    +12 i. Shirley Ellen Randall (born on April 21, 1927).

    +13 ii. June Marie Randall (born on January 6, 1933).

    +14 iii. Wilma Euphamie Randall (born on January 6, 1935).

    +15 iv. Kay Ann Randall (born on January 30, 1944).

    4. Eva Bess Alderman (Clarence W.-1) was born on June 9, 1910. She was living on December 28, 2001 in Newport Richey, Pasco, Florida.6

    She was married to Switzer Graham before December 28, 2001. Switzer Graham was born on April 15, 1905. Eva Bess Alderman and Switzer Graham had the following children:

    +16 i. Clarence Switzer Graham (born on June 20, 1929).

    +17 ii. Harold Albert Graham Sr. (born on October 4, 1930).

    +18 iii. Helen Jane Graham (born on June 24, 1932).

    5. Floyd M. Alderman (Clarence W.-1) was born on August 8, 1912. He died in 1976. He was buried in Hornellville_Greenville Cem, Hornellsville, Steuben, New York.

    He was married to Dorotha Pettys "Dorothy" on November 27, 1930. Dorotha Pettys "Dorothy" was born on December 21, 1910. She was living on December 28, 2001 in Cohocton, Steuben, New York.6 She was buried in Hornellville_Greenville Cem, Hornellsville, Steuben, New York. Floyd M. Alderman and Dorotha Pettys "Dorothy" had the following children:

    +19 i. Richard John Alderman (born on July 13, 1931).

    +20 ii. Jean Elizabeth Alderman (born on November 30, 1932).

    +21 iii. Caroline Fern Alderman (born on October 18, 1937).

    +22 iv. Floyd Bruce Alderman (born on August 13, 1940).

    +23 v. Patricia Ann Alderman (born on April 10, 1942).

    24 vi. Brian Clarence Alderman was born on December 11, 1948. He died on September 21, 1965. He was buried in Hornellville_Greenville Cem, Hornellsville, Steuben, New York.

    +25 vii. Gerald Lyle Alderman (born on June 15, 1950).

    +26 viii. Deborah Lynn Alderman (born on April 18, 1955).

    6. Linda Rose Alderman (Clarence W.-1) was born on September 7, 1915 in Avoca, Steuben, New York.5 She was living on December 13, 1935 in Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York. She died on December 28, 2001 in Brown Hill, Cohocton, Steuben, New York.5 She was buried in Cohocton_Maple_View Cem, Cohocton, Steuben, New York.5 LI: 09 Jul 1975, Cohocton, Steuben, NY

    LI: 03 Nov 1996, Cohocton, Steuben, NY

    Obit: The Leader, Corning, NY; internet, 01 Jan 2001, pg 2 & 3, Linda Rose Zeh

    LI: Brown Hilll, Cohocton, Steuben, NY

    Note: d/o Clarence & Bessie (Monell) Alderman; married Eldon Preston on 06 Nov 1931; married her second husband on 30 May 1942

    Predeceased by Eldon Preston on 16 May 1938; predeceased by her second husband Ralph Zeh on 20 Jun 1999

    Occ: the first female core maker at Ingersoll-Rand; she worked at the Birdseye Co; retired in 1976 from Westinghouse.

    Note: she enjoyed crocheting & going out to eat

    Predeceased by: 5-brothers, Frank, Clair, Glenn, Floyd & Fred Alderman; a sister, Mabel Randall; a daughter Virginia (Preston) Francis; a grandson, Donald Francis Jr; a great-grandson, Dillon Shawn Zeh.

    Surv: 1-daughter, Marjorie (Robb) Homokay of Peoria, AZ; 2-sons, Fred Zeh of Cohocton & Paul (Lucille) Preston of Avoca; 8-grandchildren, Joe Homokay of Peoria, AZ; Theresa (Ronald) Dyer of Bath, Christine (Robert) Lafler of Hammondsport, Sally (John) Mitchell of Avoca, Veronica Zeh of Andover, Linda (James) Harris of Elmira, Patti Francis & Shirley (Michael) McCauley all of Wayland, William (Nancy) Francis Albion & Justin Zeh of Cohocton; several grant-grandchildren; 2-great-great-grandchildren; 2-sisters, Eva Graham of Newport Richie, FL & Waneta Semans of Canisteo; 1-sister-in-law, Dorothy Alderman of Cohocton; many nieces, nephews & cousins

    Note: calling hours & funeral held at Walter E. Baird & Sons Funeral Home, 100 E Naples St, Wayland, NY

    Burial: Mapleview Cem, Cohocton, NY

    She was married to Eldon Earl Preston (son of Elijah M. Preston "Eliza" and Effie Rice) on November 16, 1931. Eldon Earl Preston was born on March 31, 1913. He was living on December 13, 1935 in Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York. He died on May 16, 1938.7 He was living. The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 6, Neil's Creek

    Born to Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Preston, December 1, a daughter, The young lady has been named Virginia Rose. Congratulations.

    Linda Rose Alderman and Eldon Earl Preston had the following children:

    +27 i. Paul Eldon Preston (born on October 15, 1934).

    +28 ii. Virginia Rose Preston (born on December 1, 1935).

    She was married to Ralph Fred Zeh (son of Fred Zeh and Pearl Esther Lyke) on May 30, 1942. Ralph Fred Zeh was born on January 30, 1918. He was living on August 18, 1971 in RFD#2, Cohocton, Steuben, New York. He died.7 LI: 09 Jul 1975, Cohocton, Steuben, NY Linda Rose Alderman and Ralph Fred Zeh had the following children:

    +29 i. Fred Ralph Zeh (born on September 7, 1944).

    +30 ii. Marjorie Louise Zeh (born on June 19, 1949).

    8. Fred E. Alderman {twin} (Clarence W.-1) was born on December 5, 1922.8 He died before November 3, 1996. He was buried in Savona_Seaman_St Cem, Savona, Steuben, New York.8 Alderman, Fred E. 1922-19___ LI: 19 Sep 1972, W. Lamoka Ave, Savona, Steuben, NY

    He was married to Helen E. Nice on April 18, 1942. Helen E. Nice was born on April 15, 1923.8 She died on September 5, 1974.8 She was buried in Savona_Seaman_St Cem, Savona, Steuben, New York.8 Alderman, Helen E. 1923-1974 LI: 19 Apr 1970, W Lamoka Ave, Savona, Steuben, NY Fred E. Alderman {twin} and Helen E. Nice had the following children:

    +31 i. Bonnie Jean Alderman (born on November 18, 1942).

    +32 ii. Sharon Marie Alderman (born on June 12, 1945).

    +33 iii. Judy Elaine Alderman (born on September 1, 1946).

    +34 iv. Janice Eileen Alderman (born on January 24, 1955).

    9. Waneta May Alderman (Clarence W.-1) was born on May 7, 1924. She was living on December 28, 2001 in Canisteo, Steuben, New York.6

    She was married to Albert Stephen Seamans on August 31, 1941. Albert Stephen Seamans was born on July 1, 1915. He died on July 6, 1960. Waneta May Alderman and Albert Stephen Seamans had the following children:

    +35 i. Betty Ann Seamans (born on August 4, 1942).

    +36 ii. Georgia Elaine Seamans (born on January 5, 1944).

    +37 iii. Beatrice Mae Seamans "Bea" (born on May 22, 1945).

    +38 iv. Martha Jane Seamans (born on February 21, 1947).

    +39 v. Phylis Joan Seamans (born on April 8, 1948).

    +40 vi. Lawrence Albert Seamans (born on January 21, 1950).

    +41 vii. Mary Emily Seamans (born on May 25, 1951).

    42 viii. Steven Robert Seamans was born on July 4, 1954.

    43 ix. David Alan Seamans was born on May 19, 1956.

    10. Walter Glenn Alderman "Glen" (Clarence W.-1) died before November 3, 1996.

    He was married to Lucille Seager on March 30, 1952. Lucille Seager was born ROUGHLY 1929. [Name: Sager]

    SOURCES

    1. Steuben County Census Records, Bath, New York.

    2. Steuben County Marriage Records, Bath, Steuben, NY.

    3. Mother-in-law's obituary.

    4. Mother's Obituary.

    5. Death Notice.

    6. Sister's Obituary.

    7. Wife's obituary.

    8. Steuben County Cemetery Records, Bath, New York.

    Mrs. John Fry, of Harrisburg Hollow, is visiting her niece, Mrs. C. W. Alderman.

    Individual Summary - 24 Oct 2002

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    Name: Lydia Monell

    Sex: Female

    Father: George W. Monell {Civil War} (14 Jun 1826 - 14 Sep 1887)

    Mother:

    Individual Facts

    Birth 1861 , , United States1

    Occupation 1 Jun 1905 (age 44) Housework; Bath, Steuben, New York1

    Census 1 Jun 1905 (age 44) Harrisburg Hollow Rd, Bath, Steuben, New York1

    Living 13 Dec 1935 (age 74) Harrisburg Hollow, Bath, Steuben, New York

    Death 1939 (age 78) , Steuben, New York

    Burial Bath_Harrisburg_Hollow Cem, Bath town, Steuben, New York2

    Marriages/Children

    1. John J. Fry

    Marriage bef 1889 (age 28)

    Children Adelbert Fry "Dell" (abt 1881 - 16 Oct 1933)

    Roy Fry (abt 1886 - )

    Laura Catherine Fry (abt 1889 - 15 May 1968)

    Budd Fry (1895 - 1896)

    Helen Myrtle Fry (Nov 1900 - 2 May 1901)

    Notes (Individual)

    Census: Census: 01 Jun 1905, 6th E.D. Bath, Steuben Co. NY; pg 28, line 5, wife, white, female, aged 43yrs; b. US; citz; occ housework

    General: The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 7, Neils Creek

    Mr. and Mrs. I. J. Calkins, Trena and Raymond Calkins, Mr. and Mrs. C. W.

    Alderman and son, Fred, Mrs. John I. Fry, Eldon and Elmer Preston attend the

    dedication of Howard Grange Hall last Thursday night.

    Notes (Family #1)

    Sources

    1. Steuben County Census Records, Bath, New York.

  3. Steuben County Cemetery Records, Bath, New York.
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Mr. and Mrs. Warren Abbey, Mrs. Earl Gunsolus, of Bath, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hopkins and Miss Ruby Sick, of Wallace, and Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Margeson, of the Brasted District attended the installation dinner last Thursday.

Mrs. Eva Sillsbee returned to the Bath Hospital last Monday for treatment. Her Many friends here hope she will soon be able to returned to her home much improved.

Mrs. Seneca Walker and daughter, Joyce, spent Friday afternoon with Mrs. Eldon Preston.

Family Group Record

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Husband: Seneca Clark Walker

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Birth: 6 Feb 1906 Howard town, Steuben, New York

Death: 19 Nov 1995 Evangeline of Albemarle Health Care Faci

Occupation: 50 yrs Service, Mercury Aircraft, Inc, T

Burial: New_London_New_London Cem, Albemarle, St

Marriage: 1929

Father: Jay Grier Walker (b 24 Jul 1873)

Mother: Alida Rae Stevens "Lida" (b 1879)

Other spouse: Madora Francis Simpson (m Jan 1958)

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Wife: Eunice Storms

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Living: 13 Dec 1935 Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York

Father: William Storms

Mother: Zada White

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Children

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1 F Joyce Marie Walker

Birth: 14 Oct 1934

Living: 13 Dec 1935 Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York

Death: 5 Jun 1957

Spouse: Douglas Wingate (m 10 Nov 1951)

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2 M Carl Jay Walker Sr.

Birth: 1 Apr 1938

Spouse: Linda Carson (m 3 Jun 1957)

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3 F Eleanor Rae Walker

Birth: 20 Apr 1941

Occupation: 1990 - presen Barber, Silliman Barber Shop, Bath, Steuben, NY

Hobby: Bath, Steuben, New York

Spouse: James L. Silliman (m 25 Dec 1957)

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FAMILY NOTES

Marriage(1):

HUSBAND NOTES: Seneca Clark Walker

Birth(2):

Death(3):

General: Note: As a young man, Seneca worked at the store of Samuel Harper on Liberty St, Bath, NY. He retired from Mercury Aircraft, Inc (1968) after many years of Service as a toolmaker. He lived in North Carolina after retirement

Obit: 22 Nov 1995, The leader, Corning, NY Pg 8A, col 1 & 2

Note: Hartsell Funeral Home, Albemarle, NC; Rev Mark Barden officiating.Surv: 5 Granddaughters Kather Walder of Ewing, NJ; Robin Walker of Bath; Susan
Walker of Town of Urbana, NY; Sandra Maugans of Hammondsport, NY; Brenda Howard of Virginia Beach, VA; 4 great grandsons & 4 great granddaughter; a cousin, Ruby Cranmer of Bath, NY

Obit: 26 Nov 1995, Steuben Courier-Advocate, Bath, NY, pg 5 col 5

LI: of 620 Heathwood Dr, Albemarle, NC

Note: memorial contributions maybe made American Cancer Society

WIFE NOTES: Eunice Storms

General(4): The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 7, Neils Creek

Mrs. Seneca Walker and daughter, Joyce, spent Friday afternoon with Mrs. Eldon Preston.

CHILD NOTES: Joyce Marie Walker

Birth(4):

Death(4): Died in automobile accident

General: The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 7, Neils Creek

Note: Joyce Marie (1934-1957), who died in an automobile accident.

CHILD NOTES: Carl Jay Walker Sr.

Birth(4):

General(1): Note: Carl Jay Walker, who works for the Hammondsport School;

LI: 19 Nov 1995, Hammondsport, Steuben, NY

CHILD NOTES: Eleanor Rae Walker

Birth(4):

Hobby: Genealogy

General: LI: 19 Nov 1995, Bath, Steuben, NY

SOURCES

1. Thomas E. Stackpole, Editor. Discovering the Facts, Families, & Folklore. The Historical Foundation of Bath, NY, Inc.

2. Steuben County Death Records, Bath, NY.

3. Death Notice.

4. Katharine Walker & Mary Van Gelder McElwaine Greenfield.

Mrs. Floyd Alderman and children, of Haskinsville, spent Wednesday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Petteys.

Descendants of J. M. Petteys - 24 Oct 2002

FIRST GENERATION

1. J. M. Petteys was living on December 13, 1935 in Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York. He was born unknown. The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 7, Neils Creek

He was married to {female} ( ) Petteys before December 21, 1910. {female} ( ) Petteys was living on December 13, 1935 in Neils Creek Rd, Avoca, Steuben, New York. She died dead. She was born unknown. The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 7, Neils Creek

Mrs. Floyd Alderman and children, of Haskinsville, spent Wednesday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Petteys. J. M. Petteys and {female} ( ) Petteys had the following children:

+2 i. Dorotha Pettys "Dorothy" (born on December 21, 1910).

SECOND GENERATION

2. Dorotha Pettys "Dorothy" (J. M.-1) was born on December 21, 1910. She was living on December 13, 1935 in Haskinsville, Fremont town, Steuben, New York. She was living on December 28, 2001 in Cohocton, Steuben, New York.1 She was buried in Hornellville_Greenville Cem, Hornellsville, Steuben, New York. The Steuben Courier, Bath, NY, Friday, 13 Dec 1935, pg 8, col 7, Neils Creek

Mrs. Floyd Alderman and children, of Haskinsville, spent Wednesday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Petteys.

She was married to Floyd M. Alderman (son of Clarence W. Alderman and Bessie Maud Monell ) on November 27, 1930. Floyd M. Alderman was born on August 8, 1912. He died in 1976. He was buried in Hornellville_Greenville Cem, Hornellsville, Steuben, New York. Dorotha Pettys "Dorothy" and Floyd M. Alderman had the following children:

+3 i. Richard John Alderman (born on July 13, 1931).

+4 ii. Jean Elizabeth Alderman (born on November 30, 1932).

+5 iii. Caroline Fern Alderman (born on October 18, 1937).

+6 iv. Floyd Bruce Alderman (born on August 13, 1940).

+7 v. Patricia Ann Alderman (born on April 10, 1942).

8 vi. Brian Clarence Alderman was born on December 11, 1948. He died on September 21, 1965. He was buried in Hornellville_Greenville Cem, Hornellsville, Steuben, New York.

+9 vii. Gerald Lyle Alderman (born on June 15, 1950).

+10 viii. Deborah Lynn Alderman (born on April 18, 1955).
 
 

SOURCES

1. Sister's Obituary.

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Mattoon and Mrs. J. M. Petteys were Christmas shopping in Hornell, Tuesday.

Dan Hendee, of Glenbrook, Conn, visited his sister-in-law, Mrs. Ernest Mattoon and family, Monday.

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Harrisburg Hollow

Harrisburg Hollow, Dec 11—A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Palmer, November 29.

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Gerych and Bill Gerych came from Newark, N. J., Tuesday, to spend a few days with Mr. and Mrs. John Gerych, Mrs. Maggie Fry and Mrs. Augusta Fay.

Mrs. John Fry is visiting at the home of her niece, Mrs. Clarence Alderman, of Neils Creek.

Miss Evelyn Sylvester spent Wednesday night of last week with Miss Wilma Empey, of Bath.

Thomas Robinson spent the week with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James Agor, of Mitchellsville.

Rev. and Mrs. G. W. Walker, of Bath, visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Ferris, Sunday.
 
 

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