Cornelius Wesley Durgee

Male 1872 - 1948  (76 years)


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  • Name Cornelius Wesley Durgee 
    Born 10 Apr 1872 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Sep 1948 
    Person ID I22289  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors Lewis Durgee,   b. 7 Feb 1829,   d. 24 May 1902  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F29553  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maude Miranda Baker 
    Children 
    Married: 3x1. Dorothy J. Durgee,   b. 13 Jun 1900,   d. 2 Mar 1979  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x2. Cornelius W. Durgee,   b. 3 Nov 1911,   d. 26 Jun 1972  (Age 60 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F7976  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Cornelius W. Durgee, 76, died at the Crouse Irving hospital, Syracuse, late Tuesday evening, following two years of failing health. He had been admitted to the hospital last Saturday, but failed to respond to medical treatment.

      Funeral services will be held from the late home on the Syracuse road, Friday morning at 9 a.m, and from St. John's Catholic Church at 9:30. Rev. Edward P. Keflefic will officiate. Burial will be made in Pulaski cemetery.

      Mr. Durgee is survived by his wife, Mrs. Marandia Baker Durgee; three daughters, Mrs. Mattie Miller and Mrs. Eva Busek, both of Rome, Mrs. Dorothy Favriet, Pulaski; two sons, Harry Durgee, Pierrepont Manor, and Cornelius Durgee, Pulaski; one nephew, Harold Durgee, Ilion, nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

      He was born at Pine Meadows, April 10, 1872, the son of Lewis and Amelia Smith Durgee. On Jan. 13, 1896, he was married to Miss Marandia Baker at Harrisville Catholic church by Rev. J.C. Manning. Following his marriage, he was engaged in the lumber business, but had been a farmer most of his life. He came to Pulaski 35 years ago and some seven years later he purchased the farm which was his late home. Mr. Durgee was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist church in Pulaski.

      Source: Pulaski Democrat, Sept 16, 1948