William Henry Averill

Male 1853 - 1930  (76 years)

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  • Name William Henry Averill 
    Born 23 Oct 1853 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Feb 1930 
    Person ID I33008  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ephraim Meacham Averill,   b. 28 May 1825,   d. 13 Jan 1914  (Age 88 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother 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 Birdella C. Magee,   b. 13 Apr 1862,   d. 8 Mar 1947  (Age 84 years) 
     1. Unknown Averill,   b. 20 Aug 1892, Richland, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Olive Emma Averill,   b. Abt 1889, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Edith Earle Averill  [natural]
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F12251  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William Henry Averill - October 23, 1853 - February 19, 1930. Son of Ephriam Meacham and Amanda O. Babcock Averill. Husband of Averill. Married August 21, 1883.

      Newspaper Obituary - Wednesday, February 26, 1930 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Prominent Richland Man Passes - William H. Averill, 76, Dies After Two Weeks' Illness - William H. Averill, a life-long resident of Richland, died at his home in that place last Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock following an illness of about two weeks. Mr. Averill had been in failing health over a year. He was born in Richland October 23, 1853, son of Ephriam and Amanda Averill, and his entire life was lived in that community. He was a member of Pulaski Lodge No. 415, F. & A. M. For several years he had been engaged in the steel roofing business. He is survived by his widow, Birdella Magee Averill; two daughters, Mrs. Edith Leroy of Richland, and Mrs. D. E. Hulse of Rochester; two sisters, Miss Addie Averill and Mrs. Mattie Kenyon, who live in the Averill homestead at Richland; one brother, James B. Averill of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. Also a grandson, Jack Le Roy, a granddaughter, Donna Anne Mattison. The funeral was held from the family home in Richland Friday afternoon, Rev. Charles Shumway, pastor of the Methodist church of Richland, officiating. The committal service was in charge of Pulaski Lodge No. 415 F. & A. M., Past Master S. R. Trumbull, acting as master. Burial was made in Richland cemetery.

      February 19, 1930 - William H. Averill, age 76 years, 4 months, 16 days. Date of birth October 23, 1853, born in Richland, Oswego County, New York. Sex, male; race, white; married; occupation, steel roofer. Name of wife, Birdella Magee. Name of father, Ephriam Averill, born in Richland, New York. Name of mother, Amanda Babcock, born in Sydney, Delaware County, New York. Informant, Mrs. Birdella Averill, Richland, New York. Cause of death, cancer prostate and bladder. Signed by F. W. Crocker, M.D., February 20, 1930, Pulaski, New York. Place of burial, Richland, New York, February 21, 1930. Undertaker, Paul K. Foster, Pulaski, New York.