Edith Jessie McConnell

Female 1915 - 1995  (79 years)


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  • Name Edith Jessie McConnell 
    Born 28 Jul 1915  Grindstone Island, Jefferson, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 3 Apr 1995  Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 79 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Thomas McConnel,   b. Abt 1832, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1929, Leeds, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 97 years)  (Great Grandfather) 
    Wealthy Hutchinson  (Grandmother) 
    Person ID I2327  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors Frederick Albert McConnell,   b. 23 Jul 1884, Odessa, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1970, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Edith Mae Calhoun,   b. 23 Sep 1888, Grindstone Island, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1962, Watertown, Jefferson, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 6 Aug 1905  Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2102  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Clarence T. Majo 
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F4397  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • EDITH "JESSIE' MAJO, CAPE VINCENT, DIES AT 79
      Watertown Daily Times (NY) - April 3, 1995
      Edith "Jessie" Majo, 79, South Murray Street, died at 1:25 a.m. Sunday in the emergency room at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown, after being stricken with a heart attack at her home.

      The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. John's Episcopal Church with the Rev. Kathleen E. Adams-Shepherd officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery later in the spring.

      Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Simpson-Cleveland Funeral Home. Donations may be made to St. John's Episcopal Church Memorial Fund or the Cape Vincent Ambulance Fund.

      Surviving are a son, David, Ayer, Mass.; three daughters, Mrs. Daniel (Carolyn) Fitzgerald, Henrietta, Janet Majo, Cape Vincent, and Mrs. Richard (Barbara) Kelsey, Calcium; five brothers, Leland "Peter" McConnell, California, Chester McConnell, Watertown, Warren "Bucky" McConnell and Melzer McConnell, both of Mexico, and Calvin "Kelly" McConnell, Adams Center; four sisters, Wealtha Prior, Watertown, Jenny Brown, Three Mile Bay, Etta VanAlstine, Florida, and Aleatha Stewart, Marathon; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

      Three brothers, George, Albert and Barney McConnell, and three sisters, Emma Straite, Doris Maloney and Lana Jordan, died before her.

      Born July 28, 1915, on Grindstone Island, daughter of Frederick and Edith Calhoun McConnell, she attended area schools and married Clarence Majo Dec. 3, 1937, in Millens Bay Church. Mr. Majo died Dec. 28.

      Mrs. Majo was a waitress at the Carleton Hotel and later worked for the Buccaneer Motel.

      She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church and its St. John's Guild. She was also a member of the Capers Senior Citizens Club, the Cape Vincent Improvement League and the Cape Vincent Election Board.