William Dexter Widrig

Male 1894 - 1979  (85 years)


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  • Name William Dexter Widrig  [1, 2
    Born 4 Feb 1894  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 May 1979 
    Person ID I12336  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father William Ransom Widrig,   b. 1866, New Centerville, Albion Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1911, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Laura E. Wilbur,   b. 1 Apr 1870, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1936  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F4864  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Clara L. Corey,   b. 16 Nov 1905, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1995  (Age 89 years) 
    Children 
     1. Marilyn Louise Widrig
     2. Joan L. Widrig,   b. 7 Oct 1931, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 2016, Texas USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F3912  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William D. Widrig - February 4, 1894 - May 20, 1979. Son of William R. and Laura E. Wilbur Widrig. Husband of Clara L. Corey Widrig. Married January 28, 1931.

      Newspaper Obituary - Wednesday, May 23, 1979 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - William D. Widrig; age 85, died Sunday night at his home at 7622 Stewart Street, Richland. Born February 4, 1894, he was the son of William R. and Laura Widrig. He attended Richland schools and married Clara L. Corey January 28, 1931. He resided in Richland. He was a brakeman and conductor, and for 3 years inspector of bridges and years he worked for the NYCRR. Widrig retired November 10, 1959. He was a member of the brotherhood of Railway Trainmen. He was a charter member of the Richland Fire Dept. Widrig is survived by his wife, Clara L.; 2 daughters, Mrs. Gail (Joan) Millard, Houston, Texas; and Mrs. Glenn (Marilyn) Miner, Minoa, New York; 4 grandchildren, Stephen and Gregg Millard, Elizabeth and June Miner; 1 brother, Richard A. Widrig, Richland; 1 sister, Mrs. Ellen Cowey, Richland; and nieces and nephews. Funeral will be held Wednesday 11 a.m. at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Rev. Dolen Morris officiating. Calling hours Tuesday, May 22, 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Burial will be at Richland Cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1306] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), Year: 1940; Census Place: Richland, Oswego, New York; Roll: T627_2715; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 38-69.

    2. [S570] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;), Database online.
      Record for William R Widrig