Austin Roderick Caufield

Male 1923 - 1966  (42 years)


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  • Name Austin Roderick Caufield 
    Born 21 Dec 1923  Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Oct 1966 
    Age 42 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Patrick Caufield,   b. 1787, County, Louth, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1873, Ogdensburg, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  (2 x Great Grandfather) 
    Maude Miranda Baker  (Grandmother) 
    Person ID I21095  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors Austin Morris Caufield,   b. 25 May 1896,   d. 21 Mar 1930  (Age 33 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Dorothy J. Durgee,   b. 13 Jun 1900,   d. 2 Mar 1979  (Age 78 years)
    Other Partners: Francis Favret  m. 1935;   Sylvester James Kundell  m. 1957  
    Relationship natural 
    Married 19 Feb 1919  Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7465  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Eldora Christine Smith,   b. 17 Feb 1924,   d. 3 Jan 1998  (Age 73 years) 
    Other Partners: James Leroy Walker  m. 26 Jun 1971 
    Married 11 Oct 1944 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Kim Douglas Caufield
    Married: 2x2. Peggy Sue Caufield
     3. Dennis A. Caufield
    Married: 1x4. Julie Ann Caufield
    Colvin Hanscome  m. 22 Jul 1989
    Married: 2x5. Christine Ellen Caufield
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F7466  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Military Service: Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps Reserves during World War 11.

      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, October 13, 1966 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - A. Rod Caufield, Village Superintendent, Dies Suddenly - Services for A. Rod Caufield, 42, foreman of the public works of the Village of Pulaski, were held Monday at 2 p.m. at Park Methodist Church, with the Rev. Frank A Halse, Jr., pastor, officiating. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery at Pulaski. Mr. Caufield died unexpectedly early Saturday morning at his home on the Old Mexico Road. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Eldora Smith Caufield; two sons, Dennis A., 18, a student at Mohawk College, and Kim D., 14, at home; three daughters, Peggy Sue, 16, Julie Ann, 10, and Christine Ellen, 3, at home; his step-father and his mother, Mr. and Mrs. S. James Kundell of Sandy Creek; two sisters, Mrs. Edward (Isabelle) Kundell and Mrs. Allen (Viantha) King both of Pulaski; several aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews. Mr. Caufield was born in Pulaski on December 21, 1923, the son of Austin and Dorothy Durgee Caufield. He attended Pulaski High School and served in the United States Marine Corps in the Pacific area until his discharge in 1944. He was later called back into service in the Korean conflict. He was married October 11, 1944, to Eldora C. Smith in Walnut Creek, California. After service in the armed forces he was employed by the New York Central Railroad and then as a heavy duty construction operator by the St. Lawrence Seaway Power Project. He also worked at the Niagara project at Niagara Falls. Since 1964 he had been employed as foreman of Public Works for the Village of Pulaski. He also owned and operated the Pulaski Roller Drome skating rink, and was a member of Park Methodist Church.