William L. Whitford

Male 1916 - 1956  (39 years)


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  • Name William L. Whitford 
    Born 16 Dec 1916 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Aug 1956 
    Age 39 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Wiliam Vernier Whitford,   b. 4 Apr 1864, Boylston, Jefferson, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1941, Pulaski, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  (Grandfather) 
    Sarah Keyes  (Grandmother) 
    Person ID I3526  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors Howard E. Whitford,   b. 17 Sep 1888, Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1963, Richland, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Bertha Lohnes,   b. 21 Feb 1890,   d. 15 Sep 1958  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 26 Oct 1904 
    Family ID F2041  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, August 9, 1956 Pulaski Democrat - Rites Held for W. L. Whitford - William L. Whitford, 39, died Sunday at 3 a.m. in the Potsdam Hospital where he had been a patient only two days. Death was due to bronchial pnuemonia. Mr. Whitford was a master mechanic on the construction job on the seaway project at Massena, and was living with his family at Winthrop, near Ogdensburg for the summer. Funeral services were held from the Foster Funeral Home Wednesday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. W. Russell Clark, pastor of the Park Methodist Church officiating. Interment was in Sandy Creek Cemetery. Surviving are his wife, Miss Freda Whitford; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Whitford of Pulaski; three children, Brenda, Marsha and Jon; two sisters, Mrs. Pearl Gillan of Camillus and Mrs. Viola Fuller of Liverpool. Mr. Whitford was born in Pulaski Dec. 16, 1916, the son of Howard and Bertha Lohnis Whitford. He attended the local schools and was married to Miss Freda Kilburne in 1938. He was a veteran of Word War II and has worked construction since 1936.