Adelaide Addie F. Averill

Female 1849 - 1936  (86 years)


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  • Name Adelaide Addie F. Averill 
    Born 1 Oct 1849 
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 Feb 1936 
    Person ID I36740  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

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - Wednesday, February 26, 1936 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Found Dead in Richland Home - Miss Addie Averill, 86, Last One of Prominent Family - Miss Addie F, Averill, 86, was found dead at the family homestead on the Averill road about a mile out of Richland, late last Wednesday. Miss Averill had been living alone since the death of her sister Mrs. Martha Kenyon, in May 1934. Wednesday, morning a distant relative Mrs. H. F. Pratt of Lacona, attempted to telephone Miss Averill but could get no answer. Later Mrs. Edith Leroy of Richland sent her son, Jack, to the aged woman's home, but he could get no response and found the house locked. Mr. Pratt was then informed and he went to the home where he had to force entrance and found Miss Averill's lifeless body. Neighbors recall having seen lights at the house Monday night but none were seen Tuesday night. It is believed that Miss Averill died some time Tuesday. Miss Averill was born October 1, 1849, in a log house on the farm where she died. She was the second child of the late Ephriam and Amanda Babcock Averill. Other children of the family were Mrs. Albert Sheeley of Richland, Edgar Averill of Adams; William H. Averill, Richland; Mrs. Martha Kenyon, Richland, and James B. Averill of Pennsylvania, now all dead. The father died in 1914. The mother having died many years before. For many years the family was one of the most prominent in this part of the county. She was a member of the Pulaski Baptist church of which her father for many years was a deacon. In her younger years she was active in church affairs, and had always been a contributor to its support. The only surviving relatives are four nephews, Earl Averill of New York; George Sheeley of Utica; Hugh Averill of Buffalo; and Seward Averill of Pennsylvania; and three nieces, Mrs. Edith Leroy of Richland; Mrs. Daisy Doneburg of Perry, New York, and Mrs. Olive Hulse of Rochester. The body was taken to the Pratt funeral parlors in Lacona where a prayer service was held at 2 o'clock Friday with the Rev. E. D. Carpenter, Lacona, officiating. The body will rest temporarily in the receiving vault in Sandy Creek, to be taken to the Richland home in the spring for a funeral service, and the final resting place will be in the family plot in Richland cemetery.

      February 18, 1936 - Addie F. Averill, age 86 years, 4 months, 17 days. Date of birth October 1, 1849, or in Richland, New York. Sex, female; race, white; single; occupation, homemaker. Name of father, Ephriam M. Averill, born in Richland, New York. Name of mother, Amanda Babcock, born in Sydney, New York. Informant, Mildred J. Pratt, Lacona, New York. Cause of death, coronary thrombosis. Signed by Clarence J. Gorman, assistant district attorney and acting coroner, February 21, 1936, Pulaski, New York. Place of burial, Richland, New York, February 21, 1936. Undertaker, Pratt & Pratt, Sandy Creek, New York.