Susan Irene Soule

Susan Irene Soule

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Susan Irene Soule

    Susan married Paul Malcolm Mahaffy, II [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Bruce Raymond Soule was born on 20 Jul 1930 (son of Glenn Russell Soule and Josephine Lavinia Parsons); died on 4 Jul 2009.


    Watertown Daily Times (NY) - July 5, 2009Browse Issues
    Bruce R. Soule, 78, passed away quietly at his home on July 4th under the care of his family, friends and Oswego County Hospice.

    He was born to Glen and Josephine Soule in Pulaski on July 20, 1930.

    Bruce married the former Grace E. Gibbs on July 24, 1955 with the Rev. Pauley officiating in Pulaski. A devote father, grandfather and husband, his life pleasures were basically his family, his many friends acquired throughout his lifetime and his work. Upon his graduation in 1948 from Pulaski Academy Central School, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corp., being discharged with the rank of sergeant. For a short time, he was employed by the New York Central Railroad. In October of 1952 he was employed by Niagara Mohawk. He retired in October of 1994 after 42 years of service. At the time of his retirement he was line supervisor of the Pulaski office. His political career began as Town of Richland Republican committeeman and party chairman. He became Oswego County Legislator for the Town of Richland in 1971. He served from 1976 to 1993. Upon his retirement in 1993, Bruce had served 22 years with the county. He was a member of the Pulaski Congregation Church, the American Legion, the Sandy Pond Sportsman Club and an honorary member of the Ringgold Fire Department. Bruce was a past member of the Masonic Organizations and the shrine and also the JCC's. Bruce was also a past member of NOCA in Pulaski.

    Surviving are his wife, Grace, of 53 years, and four children. Daughters, Susan (Paul) Mahaffy, Patti (Dave) Kingsley and Jeanne Soule. A son, Jim Soule, eight grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren, all of Pulaski. A brother, Fred Soule, Hernando, Fla. Bruce was predeceased by one brother, Loren Soule.

    There will be no calling hours. Graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family at the South Richland Cemetery with the Rev. James Tschudy, pastor of the Pulaski Congregational Church, officiating.

    Contributions may be made to Oswego County Hospice, P.O. Box 102, Oswego, N.Y., 13126, in his memory.

    Harter Funeral Home, Mexico, is in charge of arrangements.

    Bruce married Grace Elizabeth Gibbs. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

  2. 3.  Grace Elizabeth Gibbs
    1. Patti Jean Soule
    2. 1. Susan Irene Soule
    3. Jeanne L. Soule
    4. James Raymond Soule

Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Glenn Russell Soule was born on 26 Feb 1892 (son of Frederick H. Soule and Minnie L. Russell); died on 9 Aug 1947.


    Glen Russell Soule - February 26, 1892 - August 9, 1947. Son of Frederick H. and Minnie L. Russell Soule. Husband of Josephine L. Parsons Soule.
    Newspaper Obituary - Saturday, August 9, 1947 Oswego Palladium Times - Oswego, New York - Pulaski Veteran Stricken In Bed ¬Glen R. Soule Was Widely Known In Eastern End - Pulaski - Glen R. Soule, 55, widely known in the eastern end of the county, where until recent years he had been a sales and service employee of motor vehicle concerns, died in his sleep, between midnight and 2 o'clock Saturday morning at his home in Lake street in this village. He had been a sufferer from a heart ailment for some years, but Friday was about the village as usual, and when he retired about 10:30 o'clock apparently was in usual health for his condition. Mrs. Soule found him dead during the early morning, and while the family physician was summoned, death evidently had come peacefully some time previously. He was born in Pulaski on February 26, 1892, a son of the late Frederick H. and Minnie Russell Soule, and attended Pulaski schools. He married Miss Josephine Parsons of New Haven, a daughter of the late L. J. Parsons, for many years a Republican leader in Oswego county, and of Mrs. Parsons. He was a veteran of World War I, and a member of Pulaski Lodge No. 415, F. & A.M., Pulaski Lodge, 648, I.O.O.F., and of Edwards Post, American Legion. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Frederick L., Lawrence A., and Bruce R. all of Pulaski, and by one brother, Leigh M. Soule of Phoenix. Funeral services will be conducted at the family home Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, with burial to be made in Willis cemetery.

    Glenn married Josephine Lavinia Parsons on 23 Jun 1920 in Oswego, New York. Josephine (daughter of Loren J. Parsons and Ida Barker) was born about 1894 in Dempster, New York. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

  2. 5.  Josephine Lavinia Parsons was born about 1894 in Dempster, New York (daughter of Loren J. Parsons and Ida Barker).


    Josephine L. Parsons Soule - May 10, 1894 - December 24, 1976. Daughter of Loren J. and Ida Barker Parsons. Wife of Glen Russell Soule.
    Newspaper Obituary - Monday, December 27, 1976 Palladium Times - Oswego, New York - Pulaski - Josephine L. Soule, 82, of 7340 Lake Street, Pulaski, died Friday evening at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown. She was born in New Haven and attended school in New Haven, graduating from Mexico High School and Pulaski Teachers Training Class. Mrs. Soule had taught in Scriba and New Haven schools. She had resided in Pulaski all her life. She was cafeteria manager for Pulaski Academy Central School for many years and was Post-Standard Circulation Manager for Pulaski. Mrs. Soule was Oswego County Republican Committeewoman for over 20 years. She was active in the antique business with her son, Loren Soule, making trips to England in 1959 and 1964. She was a member of the Congregational Church. Surviving are three sons, Frederick Soule of Montgomery, Bruce and Loren Soule, both of Pulaski; five grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Grace Matteson and Miss Lucetta Parson of Oswego; and a brother Willard Parsons of Oswego. Services were held at 1 p.m. today at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, the Rev. John Hottenstein officiated. Spring burial will be in South Richland Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Northern New York Chapter of the American Heart Association, Pulaski.

    1. Frederick Leigh Soule
    2. 2. Bruce Raymond Soule was born on 20 Jul 1930; died on 4 Jul 2009.
    3. Loren James Soule

  3. 6.  Clark Emory Gibbs was born on 20 Jul 1901; died on 11 May 1953.

    Clark married Ethel A. Phillips. Ethel was born on 19 Nov 1902; died on 5 Jan 2000. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

  4. 7.  Ethel A. Phillips was born on 19 Nov 1902; died on 5 Jan 2000.
    1. Robert Clark Gibbs, Sr. was born on 17 May 1937; died on 11 Aug 1984.
    2. Charles Arthur Gibbs was born on 11 May 1922; died on 7 Dec 1988.
    3. Vada P. Gibbs was born on 3 Sep 1929; died on 7 Dec 2009.
    4. 3. Grace Elizabeth Gibbs
    5. Darlene Rose Gibbs
    6. Herbert Bing Gibbs was born on 1 Mar 1924 in Henderson Twp., Jefferson County, New York; died on 22 Aug 1992 in Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.
    7. Ronald Francis Gibbs was born on 4 Sep 1935; died on 29 May 2003.

Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Frederick H. Soule was born on 7 Nov 1864 (son of Nahum Soule and Bridget Biddie Burns); died on 10 Jul 1920.


    Frederick H. Soule - November 7, 1864 - July 10, 1920. Son of Nahum D_ and Bridget "Biddie" Burns Soule. Husband of Minnie L. Russell.
    Newspaper Obituary - Wednesday, July 14, 1920 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - While employed with the painters on the N. Y. C., at Sea Breeze, near Rochester, Fred H. Soule of this village, died without a moment's illness. He has suffered at times with heart trouble but had been well of late, leaving his home Tuesday, after spending the Fourth here. Mr. Soule was born in this town November 7, 1864. He has spent his life here. His body was brought here Sunday morning, by undertaker Foster. Funeral services were held at the home, Port Street, yesterday afternoon, Rev. Charles T. Holcombe officiating. Burial in Willis Cemetery. Mr. Soule is survived by his widow and two sons, Glenn and Leigh, all of Pulaski.

    Frederick married Minnie L. Russell. Minnie (daughter of William Henry Russell and Emily Elvira Slater) was born on 14 Oct 1870 in Richland, New York; died on 10 Dec 1942. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

  2. 9.  Minnie L. Russell was born on 14 Oct 1870 in Richland, New York (daughter of William Henry Russell and Emily Elvira Slater); died on 10 Dec 1942.


    Minnie L. Russell - October 14, 1870 December 9, 1942. Daughter of William H. and Emily Slater Russell. Wife of Frederick H. Soule. Married April 3, 1889.

    Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, December 24, 1942 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Mrs. Minnie Soule Died At Home Here ¬Mrs. Minnie Soule, wife of the late Fred H. Soule, died early Thursday morning, December 10th at her home on Bridge Street. The end came peacefully while she slept. While her health had shown some impairment during the past few months she had been about her home as usual and participated in her usual activities. Mrs. Soule was a member of the Methodist church and of its carious organizations, and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Her friendly manner and kind disposition brought her a large number of friends, who will deeply feel her loss and miss her pleasant smile_ Born in Daysville on October 14, 1870, Mrs. Soule had resided in Pulaski and vicinity during her entire life. She was a daughter of William and Emily Slater Russell. On April 3, 1889 she was married to Fred H. Soule, also a resident of Pulaski and Daysville, who preceded her in death by 22 years. Surviving are two sons, Glen Soule of Pulaski and Leigh Soule of Syracuse; three grandsons, Frederick, Loren and Bruce Soule of Pulaski; a niece, Mrs. Newton Parsons of Mexico and a nephew, Sydney Ferguson of Norfolk, Virginia. The funeral was held from the home of her son, Glen Soule on Saturday afternoon, December 12th, the Rev. W. A. Gardner, officiating, with burial in Willis cemetery. The bearers were D. Ward Howard, Donald Edick, Herbert Austin, Glen Carey, Frank Krick and Lawrence Valley.


    Newspaper Article - Thursday, April 11, 1889 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Daysville - Again the wedding bells ring merrily, this time in honor of the marriage of Mr. Fred Soule of Pulaski, to Minnie Russell of this place, who have taken each other "for better or worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness or health," etc. The young couple had started out in life under the most auspicious circumstances, and hearty and sincere congratulations of a host of friends follow them. May the sun of prosperity always shine upon them.
    Newspaper Article - Thursday, April 11, 1889 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Married - At the Methodist Episcopal Parsonage, South Richland, April 3, 1889, by Rev. C. R. Miller, Mr. Fred Soule, of Pulaski, and Miss Minnie L. Russell, of Daysville.

    1. 4. Glenn Russell Soule was born on 26 Feb 1892; died on 9 Aug 1947.
    2. Leigh Soule was born on 25 Dec 1897.

  3. 10.  Loren J. Parsons

    Loren married Ida Barker. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

  4. 11.  Ida Barker
    1. 5. Josephine Lavinia Parsons was born about 1894 in Dempster, New York.