William E. Averill

Male 1861 - 1934  (72 years)


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  • Name William E. Averill 
    Born 20 Apr 1861 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Mar 1934 
    Person ID I40356  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors Nathan Averill,   b. 1811, Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1889  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Rachel Ann Campbell,   b. 1826,   d. 17 Sep 1894  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F15021  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Carrie Estella Chawgo,   b. 11 Sep 1864,   d. 20 Feb 1928  (Age 63 years) 
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F15078  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    • William E. Averill - April 20, 1861 - March 16, 1934. Plot AA-47. Son of Nathan and Rachel Ann Campbell Averill. Husband of Carrie Estella Chawgo Averill. Married December 15, 1881.

      Newspaper Obituary - Wednesday, March 21, 1934 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - William E. Averill Dies of a Heart Attack - Life-long Resident Here - William E. Averill, 73, a lifelong resident of this village and vicinity, died at his home on Salina Street, last Friday afternoon at 2:20. He had enjoyed fair health in the past except for a heart ailment, but Wednesday he was stricken with a severe attack. From this he grew worse until the end came Friday. Mr. Averill was born in Pulaski, April 20, 1861, the son of Nathan and Rachel Campbell Averill. For many years his home was on a farm just north of Pulaski. He was one of the first to be employed by the United States government in delivery of rural mail, and served from the local post office until his retirement November 1, 1929. Since that time he has lived a retired life. On December 15, 1881 he married Carrie Chawgo. She died February 21, 1928, and since her death Mrs. Ward E. Parkhurst has kept house for him. He was a member of Pulaski Lodge No. 415, F. & A.M., and Pulaski Chapter No. 279, R. A. M. since 1887. He was an attendant and supporter of the Methodist Church. The only surviving relatives are cousins. The funeral was held from his late home at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon, Rev. John W. Warren, pastor of the local Methodist Church, and Rev. Charles Bollinger of Watertown, a former pastor of the local church, officiating. The Masonic committal service was used, and Masonic brethren, Andrew Murray, Jr., E. M. Marvin, William Eason, Harry Minnick, S. Lee Remington, and Frank Brundage acted as bearers. Burial was in Pulaski Cemetery. Attending the services from out of town where Mrs. Frank Burgess and son of Phoenix; Mr. and Mrs. William Skinner, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Plaisted, Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Killam and Mr. Charles Kenyon of Sandy Creek, and Mr. Fred Smith of Oswego.