Zipporah Orton

Female 1838 - 1904  (66 years)


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  • Name Zipporah Orton 
    Born 1838  New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 29 May 1904 
    Person ID I10563  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors Ashbel Upson Orton,   b. 2 Oct 1811, Williamstown, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1881, Williamstown, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Mary Bonney,   b. 1809, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1862, Williamstown, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1834  New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10534  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - Tuesday Evening, May 31, 1904 Rome Daily Sentinel - Williamstown, May 31 - Miss Zipporah Orton died at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon by taking an overdose of strychnine at her home in Williamstown. Miss Orton had been in poor health for over a year and had been taking strychnine as a remedy for nervousness and probably took an overdose by mistake. Her many friends were shocked to hear of her sudden death. She was highly esteemed by all who knew her and will be greatly missed. She is survived by one sister, Mrs. L. M. Ingerson, and a niece, Miss Nellie Ballister of this place; also two nephews, A. Ballister of Mt. Pleasant, Mich. and Frank Ballister of Neenah, Wis. The funeral will be held on Wednesday afternoon from her late home.