Joseph Orton

Male 1810 - 1908  (98 years)


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  • Name Joseph Orton  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Born 24 Mar 1810  Williamstown, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Jul 1908  Richland, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 98 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Baruch Orton,   b. 1786, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1827, Williamstown, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)  (Father) 
    Mercy Gilbert,   b. 14 Jul 1691, Brookfield, Worchester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1781, Brookfield, Worchester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)  (3 x Great Grandmother) 
    Person ID I11647  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors Baruch Orton,   b. 1786, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1827, Williamstown, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Eleanor Upson,   b. 18 May 1785, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1837, Williamstown, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 10 Jun 1809  Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1848  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Hannah Stewart,   b. 3 Sep 1812, Petersburg, Rensselaer, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1880, Richland, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 1831 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Ira Charles Orton,   b. 25 Jan 1840, Wiliiamstown, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1924, Richland, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [natural]
    Martha Orinda Sherman  m. 4 Sep 1862
     2. Melissa Orton,   b. 8 Sep 1844, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1916, Richland, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x3. Lydia A. Orton,   b. 2 Jul 1834, Williamstown, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1919  (Age 84 years)  [natural]
    Peter P. Coon  m. 1856
    Married: 1x4. Ethel S Orton,   b. 12 Oct 1848, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1926, Richland, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
    Phananda Elizabeth Kilburn  m. 24 Jun 1870
    Married: 1x5. William Cyrus Orton,   b. 20 Jun 1845, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1922, Richland, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
    Mary E Lighthall  m. 30 Mar 1867
    Married: 1x6. Henry John Orton,   b. 29 Dec 1832, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1911  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
    Maria L Wood  m. 1854
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F3688  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Article - Wednesday, April 2, 1902 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Richland - On Monday of last week Mr. Joseph Orton and his descendants congregated at the home of his son, Ira Orton, to celebrate his 93rd birthday.

      Newspaper Article - Wednesday, March 27, 1895 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Orwell - W. H. Coon and family attended the birthday party given to Joseph Orton last Saturday, at Richland. The old gentleman seems to be quite smart for one who is 85 years old.

      Newspaper Article - Wednesday, March 27, 1895 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - A Birthday Reunion - At the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Ethel Orton, Saturday, March 23, where assembled about forty-five of the friends of Joseph Orton for the purpose of celebrating his eighty-fifth birthday. As we look over the company we see four generations represented. The oldest person present being Mrs. Sarah Look, who has seen ninety-three summers. At about one o'clock dinner was announced as we entered the dining room, a table loaded down with good things met our gaze. After a sumptuous repast, all were invited to the parlor where the occasion was made pleasant by a few very appropriate remarks made by W. H. Coon, who at die same time presented the aged parent with a purse of five dollars made out by those present, as a token of love and respect for their grandfather. Prayer was then offered by Charles Hutchins, which was followed by music, ftunished by Vera Coon and Lydia Gorton, who presided at the organ. We were then favored by a recitation by Miss Coon. After singing, "God be with you until we meet again," the company dispersed, feeling that all had passed a pleasant day and wishing grandfather many inure happy returns of his birthday.

      Newspaper Obituary - Wednesday, July 15, 1908 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Joseph Orton, probably the oldest man in this town, passed away at the home in Meacham District, early Monday morning, at the age of ninety-eight years. Mr. Orton was born in the town of Williamstown, but has been a resident of the town of Richland for many years, having occupied the home where he died for over sixty years. In early life Mr. Orton was united in marriage with Miss Hannah Stewart, of the town of Sandy Creek, and to them were born eight children, six of whom survive; four sons, Henry, Ira, William and Ethel, and two daughters, Mrs. Lydia Coon and Miss Melissa Orton, all residents of this vicinity. Mrs. Orton died a number of years ago and the deceased has since been cared for by his son, Ethel Orton and wife and daughter, Miss Melissa Orton. Mr. Orton was a prosperous and well-known farmer, enjoying the respect of all. The funeral will be held at the home, this afternoon, at two o'clock, Rev. Charles C. Hutchins, a grandson-in-law, officiating.

      Newspaper Obituary - Wednesday, July 22, 1908 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Meacham District - The funeral of Joseph Orton was largely attended at his home, in this district, last week Wednesday. The bearers were three grandsons and one grandson-in-law. Burial in Pulaski cemetery. Friends from Sandy Creek, Lacona, Richland, Pulaski, Pineville, Albion, Mexico, Oswego and Syracuse attended the funeral.

      Vitals - July 13, 1908 - Joseph Orton, age 98 years, 3 months, 18 days, Widow, born in New York, Resident of Richland Township for 60 years, Son of unknown, Died in Richland Township of feeble heart, old age.

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