Avis Anneta Donovan

Female 1898 - 1993  (95 years)


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  • Name Avis Anneta Donovan  [1, 2, 3
    Born 6 Mar 1898  New Centerville, Albion Twp., Oswego County, New Yrok Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 Jul 1993  Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Richland, Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I15782  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors John Albert Donovan,   b. 23 Feb 1864, Sydenham, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1949, Richland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Frances Eliza Noyes,   b. 2 Nov 1870, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1952, Richland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 23 Dec 1896  Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Newspaper Article - Wednesday, December 30, 1896 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Richland - Married, at the home of file bride's parents, December 28, Mr. John Donovan, of New Centerville, to Miss Frances Noyce, Rev. Jago officiating. Thursday morning file bride and groom took the train for New York, where they will be entertained by the groom's sister and brother. After their return they will make Centerville their future home.
    Family ID F3092  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors James Ephraim Widrig,   b. 29 Aug 1895, Centerville, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1968, Richland, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 3 Apr 1920  Oriskany Falls, Oneida, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Phyllis Anne Widrig,   b. 30 Sep 1924, Richland Township, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 2013, Richland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x2. George Oliver Widrig,   b. 24 May 1931, Richland Township, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 2010, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x3. Jean Allison Widrig,   b. 4 Jan 1937, Richland Township, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1989  (Age 52 years)  [natural]
    Married: 2x4. David James Widrig
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F4496  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - Saturday, July 17, 1993 Watertown Daily Times - Watertown, New York - Avis Widrig, Ex-Richland Postmaster Dies - Avis D. Widrig, 95, of 7586 Main Street, Richland, died Thursday at her home. Private funeral services will be held Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth. Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. Donations may be made to the Richland Church of Christ or the Half-Shire Historical Society, Richland, New York 13144. She is survived by two sons, George, Richland, and David, Cleveland, Ohio; a daughter, Mrs. Donald (Phyllis) Robarge, Richland; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. A daughter, Jean Hager, died in 1989. Born in New Centerville, March 6, 1898, the daughter of John and Frances Noyes Donovan, she graduated from Richland Union School and attended Euclid Business School in Brooklyn, graduating in 1915. She worked as the credit manager at the Loeser's and Abraham and Strauss Department Store and returned to Richland in 1918 where she worked as a secretary for Dr. P.D. Bailey and at the Ideal Restaurant in Orwell. She married James E. Widrig April 3, 1920, in Oriskany Falls. He died December 16, 1968. Mrs. Widrig was a postmaster in Richland from 1939 to 1950, was the secretary and a member of the Richland Church of Christ, a member of the town of Richland Board of Elections for many years, a member of the Half-Shire Historical Society in Richland, and a charter member of the ROSA Garden Club.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1241] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;;;).
      Record for James E. Widrig

    2. [S2223] Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2015;;;), Virginia Department of Health; Richmond, Virginia; Virginia Marriages, 1936-2014; Roll: 101144503.
      Record for David James Widrig

    3. [S2476] Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2015;;;;), Virginia Department of Health; Richmond, Virginia; Virginia Marriages, 1936-2014; Roll: 101144503.
      Record for David James Widrig