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Thomas Stewart Davis

Thomas Stewart Davis

Male 1924 - 2008  (83 years)


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  • Name Thomas Stewart Davis  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 27 Sep 1924  Richland Township, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Aug 2008 
    Age 83 years 
    Person ID I2830  stewartsny.com
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Father Thomas William Davis,   b. 4 Jun 1903, Bearcave, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1969, Auburn, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Francis Celia Stewart,   b. 6 Sep 1903, Richland, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1971, Watertown, Jefferson, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 4 Sep 1922  Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3416  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Henry,   b. 2 Feb 1925,   d. 20 Dec 2007  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1945 
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F905  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - August 19, 2008 Times Telegram - Herkimer, New York - Thomas S. Davis - Mr. Thomas S. Davis, 83, formerly of 470 Otsego St., Ilion and more recently Folts Home, Herkimer, passed away Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Utica. He was born in Richland, N.Y. on Sept. 27, 1924, the son of Thomas W. Davis and Frances Stewart Davis. He graduated from Pulaski High School in 1942. After extensive training as an aircraft mechanic he went to the South Pacific theater during World War II where he served in the Marshall Islands until the end of the war. Upon returning home he married Jane H. Davis on Oct. 15, 1945, a union of 62 years until her passing in December of 2007. Tom stayed in the Navy for two more years and received training in electronics and worked on Link trainers before being honorably discharged in 1948. He worked as a carpenter for many years, and then in the electronics and computer field as a technician and engineer, retiring from MDS in 1987. He loved to hunt and fish and enjoyed many good times deer hunting in Nobleboro with his friends, and fishing in the Ilion Gorge. An avid astronomer he enjoyed time with his telescope in his backyard and loved to work in his vegetable garden. He is survived by his children; a son, Thomas W. (Bill) and his wife, Mary of Mohawk; a son, Robert and his wife, Jean of St. Johnsville, and a daughter, Jane E. (Better) of Mohawk; six grandchildren, Christopher and wife, Lisa of Whitestown, Michael and wife, Karlee of Mohawk, Charlotte Davis, Jennie Davis and Robert and wife, Candace of Amsterdam and Katie Davis of Mohawk. He is also survived by his sister, Joan and her husband David Carter of Charlottesville, Va., and six great-grandchildren. Funeral services for Mr. Davis will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 10:30 a.m. from the Whiter-Henrix Funeral Home Inc., 100 Otsego St., Ilion, with Rev. Robert Wollaber officiating. Interment will follow in the Richland Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday, Aug. 19 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Friends are asked to consider memorials to the American Cancer Society in Tom's memory. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

      Vitals - Thomas Stewart Davis, born in Richland Township, September 27, 1924. Sex, male; legitimate, yes; born alive at 7 AM. Signed by A. G. Dunbar, M.D. Father: Thomas Davis age 21, born in Bear Cave, California; residence, Richland; occupation, laborer. Mother: Francis Stewart, age 21, born in Richland; residence, Richland; occupation, housework. Number of children born to this mother, 1; number of children of this mother now living, 1.

  • Sources 
    1. [S68] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com OperationsInc, 2002.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T;), Year: 1930; Census Place: Richland, Oswego, New York; Roll: 1636;Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 53; Image: 149.0; FHL microfilm: 2341370.

    2. Details: Year: 1940; Census Place: Richland, Oswego, New York; Roll: T627_2715; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 38-69.

    3. [S176] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;), Year: 1930; Census Place: Richland, Oswego, New York; Roll: 1636; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 53; Image: 149.0; FHL microfilm: 2341370.

    4. [S70] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations,Inc., 2012.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940.;), Year: 1940; Census Place: Richland, Oswego, New York; Roll: T627_2715;Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 38-69.