William Benjiman Dana

Male 1880 - 1954  (74 years)


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  • Name William Benjiman Dana  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 3 Feb 1880  Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    • Obituary on file Ainsworth Library Sandy Creek
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Jun 1954  Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Obituary on file Ainsworth Library Sandy Creek
    Age 74 years 
    Buried Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Solomon Denny,   b. 1787,   d. 14 Jul 1857, Pamelia, Jefferson, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  (2 x Great Grandfather) 
    Julia Abram  (Great Grandmother) 
    Person ID I342  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors William A. Dana,   b. 16 Dec 1848, Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1914, Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Charlotte D. Hardie,   b. 14 Aug 1851, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1919, Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1877  Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4451  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Francis Sara Collins,   b. 6 Mar 1886, Clayton, Jefferson, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1954, Sandy Creek, NY, Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. William F. Dana,   b. 1906  [natural]
    Genevieve H. Wood  m. 5 Apr 1926
    Married: 1x2. Harley L. Dana,   b. 1909,   d. 1981  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
    Ruth McArthur  m. 22 Jul 1931
    Married: 1x3. James R. Dana,   b. 24 Aug 1915,   d. 28 Oct 2008  (Age 93 years)  [natural]
    Married: 2x4. Mildred Genevieve Dana,   b. 20 Apr 1913, Sandy Creek Township, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1994, Watertown, Jefferson, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
    George Dixon Stewart  m. 19 Jul 1933;   Raymond Avery Stacy
    Married: 2x5. Elsie M. Dana,   b. 27 Dec 1910,   d. 16 Apr 1984  (Age 73 years)  [natural]
    Rolon Louis Helbock;   Stephen A. Weaver  m. 25 Feb 1933
     6. Gerald Wilson Dana,   b. 17 Nov 1917,   d. 4 Jul 1948  (Age 30 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x7. Harrison Jay Dana,   b. 8 Jan 1922,   d. 21 Jul 2000  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
    Mildred Frances Roberts  m. 25 Apr 1942
    Married: 1x8. Ernest Paul Dana,   b. 23 Sep 1928,   d. 10 Sep 2000  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x9. Charlotte Dana  [natural]
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F98  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William Dana, 74 Dies in Hospital

      William Dana, 74, died June 12, 1954 in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, where he had been a patient since last Thursday, suffering from a heart ailment. His wife, Mrs. Frances Collins Dana, died there April 29.

      Born February 3, 1880, Mr. Dana was a life-long resident of the Sandy Creek area. He was a farmer many years and worked for the Blount Lumber Company before to his retirement two years ago.

      Surviving Relatives

      Mr. Dana is survived by five sons, William, Watertown, Harley, Sandy Creek,, Harrison, Pulaski, and, James and Ernest, Lacona; three daughters, Mrs. Rolon (Elsie) Helbock, Sandy Creek, Mrs. George (Mildred) Stewart, Mannsville, and Mrs. William (Charlotte). Oakes, Syracuse; two sisters, Mrs. Joseph McClear Fine, and Mrs. Floyd Crandall, Pulaski; three brothers, Grant Dana, Syracuse, Harrison Dana, Woodville, and Robert Dana, Sandy Creek. There are 20 grandchildren and
      one great-grandchild.

      The funeral was held Monday afternoon at the Weston and Woodard funeral home in Sandy Creek, the Rev. Leland Webster of First Methodist church officiating. Burial was in Woodlawn cemetery.

      Source: Sandy Creek News, June 17, 1954

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Ancestry Family Trees, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.;), Ancestry Family Tree.

    2. [S1994] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Year: 1920; Census Place: Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York; Roll: T625_1254; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 187; Image: 395.

    3. [S57] Ancestry Family Trees, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.;), Ancestry Family Tree.

    4. [S180] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), Year: 1940; Census Place: Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York; Roll: T627_2715; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 38-74.

    5. [S184] Web: New York, Find A Grave Index, 1660-2012, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).