Merritt Eugene Hilton

Male 1913 - 1997  (83 years)


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  • Name Merritt Eugene Hilton 
    Born 12 Jun 1913  Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Mar 1997  Watertown, Jefferson County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 83 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    William Hilton,   b. 1668, Leeds, Kent, , England (Left 1686) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1749, , Albany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  (6 x Great Grandfather) 
    Cecil May Smith,   b. 19 Feb 1894, Sandy Creek Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1969, Camden, Oneida County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  (Mother) 
    Person ID I11765  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors Leonard James Hilton,   b. 17 Jul 1890, Orwell, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1975, Oswego, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Cecil May Smith,   b. 19 Feb 1894, Sandy Creek Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1969, Camden, Oneida County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 12 Oct 1912  Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12466  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Bessie Rosemond Barker 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Clifton Earl Hilton
     2. Wayne Eugene Hilton,   b. 21 Oct 1944, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1966, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)  [natural]
     3. Maxine Elaine Hilton
     4. Gary E. Hilton,   b. 31 Mar 1942,   d. Dec 1992  (Age 50 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x5. Ronald Merritt Hilton,   b. 27 Oct 1945,   d. 21 Oct 2016  (Age 70 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x6. Leslie J. Hilton  [natural]
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F12763  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • MERRITT E. HILTON PUBLIC WORKS EMPLOYEE
      Watertown Daily Times (NY) - March 21, 1997Browse Issues
      Merritt E. Hilton, 83, of 116 Lewis St., died Thursday at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown.

      Mr. Hilton worked for the Pulaski Village Department of Public Works for 20 years, retiring in 1979. Previously, he was employed by the Pulaski Police Department and worked with Leslie Price Contracting for many years.

      Born June 12, 1913, in Pulaski, son of Leonard J. and Cecile E. Smith Hilton, he attended Pulaski schools and was a lifelong resident of Pulaski.

      He married Bessie R. Barker on Jan. 25, 1941, in Mexico with the Rev. Harold Barnard officiating.

      Surviving besides his wife are two sons, Clifton E. and Ronald M., both of Pulaski; two daughters, Maxine E. Hilton, Pulaski, and Leslie J. Goodway, Richland; a brother, Kenneth, Pulaski; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

      A son, Wayne, died in 1966, and a son, Gary, died in 1992.

      The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery later this spring.

      Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.