Ira Wheeler Doane

Male 1809 - 1904  (95 years)


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  • Name Ira Wheeler Doane  [1
    Born 10 Jun 1809  Litchfield, Herkimer County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Oct 1904  Pulaski, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Pulaski Village Cemetery - Route 11, Pulaski, NY  [1
    Person ID I37062  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors John Doane,   b. 1760, Hardwick, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1831, Pulaski, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sylvania Wheeler,   b. 1767, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1844, Pulaski, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1790 
    Family ID F13773  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ancestors Hester Ann Calkins,   b. 1 Aug 1825, Daysville, Richland Township, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1904, East Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married Abt 1890 
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F13752  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ancestors Audria Grant Vorce,   b. 30 Aug 1812, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1853, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married Abt 1829 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Martha A. Doane,   b. 8 Oct 1834, Pulaski, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1904, Pulaski, Oswego, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [natural]
     2. Henry G. Doane,   b. 1 Mar 1835,   d. 18 Jun 1861, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)  [natural]
     3. Helon F. Doane,   b. 16 Jul 1843,   d. 25 Apr 1920  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
     4. Mary J. Doane,   b. 30 Mar 1834,   d. 3 Jun 1841, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)  [natural]
     5. Sarah B. Doane,   b. 8 Feb 1837,   d. 27 Jun 1841, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)  [natural]
     6. Samuel V. Doane,   b. 27 Apr 1839,   d. 1 Jul 1841, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F13783  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Ancestors Julia Vorce,   b. 6 Jul 1812, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1889, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married Abt 1854 
    Notes 
    • Newspaper Article - Thursday, January 26, 1854 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Married - On the 22d inst., by Rev. L. Muzzy, Mr. Ira Doane and Miss Julia Vorce, all of Pulaski.
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F13784  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Known as "Captain Ira" Doane, he served as President of the Village of Pulaski and later Under Sheriff for Oswego County.

      CAPT, DOANE DEAD.
      Aged and Highly Respected Citizen of Pulaski Passes Away-Had
      Held Many Public Offices

      Pulaski, Sept 29.-In the death of Captain Ira Doane, which occurred at 10:80 u'clock last evening at the home of his daughter, Mrs Martha Potter, Pulaski loses one of its oldest
      and most highly respected citizens. Captain Doane had been in feeble health several months, but has been able to be about the house much of the time.

      Captain Ira Doane, who was the son of John Doane, a soldier of the Revolutionary War, was born in Litchfieid, Herkimer County, June 10, 1807. With his parents he moved to Orwell, Oswego County, in 1821. A few years later he became a resident of Pulaski. In 1830 he married Audrea Vorce, and a few years ago he was married for the third time. His wife survives him. She has been an invalid for several and resides with her son, Charles Beeman of East Syracuse. Her condition has been critical several days, but faint hopes being entertained for her recovery.

      For many years Captain Doane was engaged in farming. He was at one time a merchant in Pulaski and was also extensively engaged in lumbering. He has served with distinction in many public offics, being at one time President of the village, Collector, jailer and Under Sheriff of this County and was also inapector of customs in New York. In politics Captain Doane was a staunch Democrat. He voted for Andrew Jackson and had never missed voting for a Democratic President since that time.

      Besidea his widow he is survived by the daughter at whose home he died, and a son, Helen F. Doane. The funeral arrangements have not yet been completed

      Source: Oswego Daily Times, Sept 29, 1904
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      FUNERAL OF CAPT. DOANE.
      PULASKI. Oct. 3.-A large concourse of relatives and friends attended the funeral services held over the remains of Capt Ira Doane, which were held at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Martha Potter, in North st., Saturday afternoon. The Rev. B. DeForest Snyder, pastor of the First Methodist church, officiated, and he also rendered an appropriate solo. A short time previous to his death Capt Doane gave explicit directions as to how his funeral and burial should be conducted, and in accordance with his expressed wishes the arrangements were carried out, the body being placed in the casket resting upon its left side, and the cane which he had carried nearly half a century was placed in the right hand. The casket, which was covered with plain black broadcloth, rested in the front parlor and placed upon it was a sheath of wheat and near by a floral sickle, while at the rear of the casket was a large wreath formed of autumn foliage. Interment was made in the Pulaski cemetery in the Doane plot, the body, being placed beside the graves of two of his wives. The pallbearers were Lafayette Erskine, Henry B. Clark, Dennis Austin and Ward E. Pierce

      Source: THE SYRACUSE JOURNAL, MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1904.

      September 28, 1904 ~ Ira W. Doane, age 97 years, 5 months, Married, born in New York, Resident of Richland Township for 75 years, Son of John Doane born in Massachusetts, and Sylvia Wheeler, Died in Pulaski of old age.
      Newspaper Obituary - Wednesday, October 5, 1904 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - In the death of Capt. Ira Doane, the oldest and one of the best known residents of our town is taken from among us. He died Wednesday evening, September 28, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Martha Potter, who has tenderly cared for her aged father since the serious illness of his wife, necessitating her residence with her son in Syracuse. Mr. Doane was born at Litchfield, Herkimer County, June 10, 1807. He was a son of John Doane, who was a Revolutionary soldier, and with his parents located in Orwell, in 1821, a few years later moving to Pulaski. In 1830 he was married to Audra Vorce. For many years Mr. Doane followed farming, then he became a merchant here and at one time was engaged in lumbering. He had served in many public offices among which were president of the village, collector, jailer and undersheriff of Oswego county. At one time he was inspector of customs of New York. He has always been a staunch Democrat, voting for Andrew Jackson and has never missed voting for a Democratic president since that time. The funeral was held Saturday afternoon and was largely attended. Rev. B. DeForest Snyder preached the sermon and rendered an appropriate solo. In accordance with the expressed wish of the deceased all arrangements were simple. The remains reposed in a plain black casket and in the right hand was placed the cane which he had carried for nearly half a century. Burial was made at the Pulaski cemetery by the side of his two wives.

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