James Bradford Averill

Male 1862 - 1931  (68 years)


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  • Name James Bradford Averill  [1, 2, 3
    Born 8 Jun 1862  Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 May 1931  Punxatawney, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I33004  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors Ephraim Meacham Averill,   b. 28 May 1825,   d. 13 Jan 1914  (Age 88 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Amanda O. Babcock,   b. 25 Sep 1826,   d. 25 Jan 1873  (Age 46 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 18 Apr 1845  Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7058  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Lucy Isabelle Ripsom,   b. 16 Nov 1868, Pulaski, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1924, Punxatawney, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 5 Mar 1889 
    Notes 
    • Newspaper Article - Thursday, March 7, 1889 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Married - In Richland, New York, March 5, 1889, by Rev. D. D. Owen, James Bradford Averill, of Bradford, Pennsylvania, to Miss Lila Isbel Ripsom, of Richland, New York.
    Children 
     1. Seward Elmer Averill,   b. 3 Oct 1890, Richland, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1947, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [natural]
     2. Hugh E Averell,   b. Feb 1892, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F12249  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • James Bradford Averill - June 8, 1862 - May 24, 1931. Son of Ephriam Meacham and Amanda O. Babcock Averill. Husband of Lucy Isabelle Ripsom Averill (married April 23, 1889) & Stella Bryan Reeves Averill (married in 1926.) [Note: Stella Averill died May 2, 1949 in Bradford, McKean County, Pennsylvania and is buried in Rumbarger Cemetery at DuBois, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.]

      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, June 4, 1931 Sandy Creek News - Sandy Creek, New York - James B. Averill, former resident of Richland, died Sunday, May 24, 1931 at his home at Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. He had lived in Pennsylvania about 20 years. For 40 years he was an engineer on the Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburg railroad, bring one of its oldest employees. Mr. Averill was born in Richland June 8, 1862, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ephriam Averill. His first wife, Lulu Ripson, of that village, died in 1924. In 1926 he married Mrs. Stella Reeves, who survives. He also leaves two sons, Seward, of Rochester and Hugh of Buffalo, and two sisters, Mrs. Addie Averill and Mrs. Mattie Kenyon both of Richland. Mr. Averill was a member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Masonic fraternity and of the Methodist church. The body arrived in Richland Wednesday and the funeral was conducted at the Averill home at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon. Rev. Charles Shumway, former pastor of the Richland Methodist Episcopal church officiating. Burial was in Richland cemetery. Services at the grave were in charge of the Pulaski Lodge, 415, F. & A. M.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1762] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;;;;;;), Database online.
      Record for James Bradford Averill

    2. [S1762] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;;;;;;), Database online.
      Record for Ephraim Meacham Averill

    3. [S1762] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;;;;;;), Database online.
      Record for Lucy Isabel Ripsom