Mary Belle Potter

Female 1882 - 1964  (81 years)


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  • Name Mary Belle Potter  [1, 2
    Born 29 Dec 1882  Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 4 Feb 1964  Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 81 years 
    Person ID I33550  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 

    Family Ancestors Reuben Harvey Hilton,   b. 13 Feb 1882, Orwell Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1957, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 25 Apr 1907 
    Children 
    Married: 2x1. Dana Celestine Hilton,   b. 15 Jul 1910, Pulaski, Oswego, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1965, Watertown, Jefferson, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)  [natural]
    Harold James Laclair  m. 16 Apr 1930;   James Leclair
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 
    Family ID F12436  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mary Belle Potter Hilton - December 29, 1882 - February 4, 1964. Daughter of Napoleon and Dardana Whitney Potter. Wife of Reuben Harvey Hilton.
      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, February 6, 1964 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Mrs. Hilton Rites Today - Mrs. Belle Potter Hilton, 81, widow of Reuben H. Hilton, died Tuesday morning at her Bridge Street home. She had been in failing health for several months. Funeral services will be held today (Thursday) at 2 p.m. at the Taylor Funeral Home with the Rev. W. Russell Clark, pastor of Park Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery at Orwell. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. James (Dana) LeClair of Pulaski; four granddaughters, Mrs. Lawrence (Shirley) Mamele and Mrs. Corando (Patricia) Tanguma both of Pulaski, Mrs. Durell (Bette) Clemons of Fort Knox, Kentucky, and Miss Linda LeClair of Pulaski; four great-grandchildren; a sister in law, Mrs. Frank Walker of Ashtabula, Ohio, and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Hilton was born in the Town of Richland on December 29, 1882, and was the daughter of Napoleon and Dardana Whitney Potter. She had been a resident of Pulaski all her life. She was educated in the local schools and took up the art of dressmaking and painting before her marriage to Mr. Hilton on April 25, 1907. Mr. Hilton died March 14, 1957. They owned and operated a dairy farm on the Centerville Road for many years, and later moved to the edge of the village, where Route 81 now cuts off the Centerville road. They operated a small poultry business there for several years. After Mr. Hilton's death she moved to her Bridge Street residence where she resided in the same home with her daughter. Mrs. Hilton was well-known throughout a wide area for her ability to restore old dolls and repair antique dishes and figurines. She was a member of Park Methodist Church, a 65-year member of Pulaski Grange No. 730, a member of the Oswego County Grange, Pulaski Chapter No. 159, O.E.S., and of the Hinman Home Demonstration unit.

      Pulaski Democrat, Thursday February 6, 1964:

      Mrs. Hilton Rites Today:
      Mrs. Belle Potter Hilton, 81, widow of Reuben H. Hilton, died Tuesday morning at her Bridge Street home. She had been in failing health for several months.
      Funeral services will be held today (Thursday) at 2 p.m. at the Taylor Funeral Home with the Rev. W. Russell Clark, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Internment will be in Evergreen Cemetery at Orwell.
      She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. James (Dana) LeClair of Pulaski; four granddaughters, Mrs. Lawrence (Shirley) Mamele and Mrs. Corondo (Patricia) Tanguma both of Pulaski, Mrs. Durell (Bette) Clemons of Fort Knox, KY., and Miss Linda LeClair of Pulaski; four great grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Frank Walker of Ashtabula, Ohio, and several nieces and nephews.
      Mrs. Hilton was born in the Town of Richland on December 29, 1882 and was the daughter of Napoleon and Dardana (Whitney) Potter. She had been a resident of Pulaski all her life. She was educated in the local schools and took up the art of dressmaking and painting before her marriage to Mr. Hilton on April 25, 1907. Mr. Hilton died March 14, 1957.
      They owned and operated a dairy farm on the Centerville Rd. for many years, and later moved to the edge of the village, where rt. 81 now cuts off the Centerville Rd. They operated a small poultry business there for several years. After Mr. Hilton's death she moved to her Bridge St. residence where she resided in the same home with her daughter.
      Mrs. Hilton was well known throughout a wide area for her ability to restore old dolls and repair antique dishes and figurines.
      She was a member of Park United Methodist Church, a 65-year member of Pulaski Grange No. 730, a member of the Oswego County Grange, Pulaski Chapter No. 159, O.E.S., and of the Hinman Home Demonstration unit.
      Pulaski Democrat, Thursday February 6, 1964:

      Mrs. Hilton Rites Today:
      Mrs. Belle Potter Hilton, 81, widow of Reuben H. Hilton, died Tuesday morning at her Bridge Street home. She had been in failing health for several months.
      Funeral services will be held today (Thursday) at 2 p.m. at the Taylor Funeral Home with the Rev. W. Russell Clark, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Internment will be in Evergreen Cemetery at Orwell.
      She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. James (Dana) LeClair of Pulaski; four granddaughters, Mrs. Lawrence (Shirley) Mamele and Mrs. Corondo (Patricia) Tanguma both of Pulaski, Mrs. Durell (Bette) Clemons of Fort Knox, KY., and Miss Linda LeClair of Pulaski; four great grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Frank Walker of Ashtabula, Ohio, and several nieces and nephews.
      Mrs. Hilton was born in the Town of Richland on December 29, 1882 and was the daughter of Napoleon and Dardana (Whitney) Potter. She had been a resident of Pulaski all her life. She was educated in the local schools and took up the art of dressmaking and painting before her marriage to Mr. Hilton on April 25, 1907. Mr. Hilton died March 14, 1957.
      They owned and operated a dairy farm on the Centerville Rd. for many years, and later moved to the edge of the village, where rt. 81 now cuts off the Centerville Rd. They operated a small poultry business there for several years. After Mr. Hilton's death she moved to her Bridge St. residence where she resided in the same home with her daughter.
      Mrs. Hilton was well known throughout a wide area for her ability to restore old dolls and repair antique dishes and figurines.
      She was a member of Park United Methodist Church, a 65-year member of Pulaski Grange No. 730, a member of the Oswego County Grange, Pulaski Chapter No. 159, O.E.S., and of the Hinman Home Demonstration unit.

  • Sources 
    1. [S570] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;), Database online.
      Record for Dana Celestine HILTON

    2. [S1718] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;;;;;), Database online.
      Record for Dana Celestine HILTON