Grace A. Lester

Female 1883 - 1955  (72 years)


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  • Name Grace A. Lester 
    Born 3 May 1883  Orwell, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 May 1955  Central Square, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 72 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    James Lester Leister, Jr.,   b. 1765, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (2 x Great Grandfather) 
    Elizabeth Cronk,   b. Jul 1843,   d. 1 May 1907  (Age ~ 63 years)  (Grandmother) 
    Person ID I43748  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors William Henry Lester,   b. Mar 1848, Boylston, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1904  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Anna Melissa Dingman,   b. 6 Feb 1862, Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1929, Orwell, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Other Partners: Arthur O Trerice  m. 29 May 1909  
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F16412  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ancestors William Potter,   b. 1867, Redfield Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1944  (Age 77 years) 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Lloyd Lester Potter,   b. 24 Feb 1924, Redfield Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 2013, Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 
    Family ID F1615  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ancestors William E Look,   b. 22 Dec 1881,   d. 16 Oct 1918  (Age 36 years) 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Vira May Look,   b. 6 Sep 1901,   d. 12 Oct 1992  (Age 91 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x2. Celia Mary Look,   b. 1 Apr 1903,   d. Jan 1984  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
    Harold Leslie Boutell  m. 25 Jan 1920
     3. Ellen Look,   b. 1902  [natural]
     4. Arnold Edward Look,   b. 9 Jun 1917,   d. 7 Aug 1998  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x5. Oren Fenton Look,   b. 20 Jun 1910,   d. 7 Feb 1992  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
    Irene Viola Smith  m. 9 Jul 1932
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 
    Family ID F16407  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - May 16, 1955 Syracuse Post Standard - Syracuse, New York - Woman, 74, Killed Crossing Street In Central Square - Central Square - Mrs. Grace Potter, 74, was killed about 9:30 p. m. yesterday when she was stuck by a car as she was crossing S Main St. She was a part time domestic for Miss Sarah Howard of Fulton st with whom she lived. Mrs. Potter was crossing to the east side of the street so she could walk on a sidewalk on her way home from a visit with her daughter Mrs. Vira Hayes, 50. Mrs. Hayes accompanied her mother to the street. When the women reached the center of the street, Mrs. Hayes stopped but her mother continued on into the path of a northbound car operated by Sgt/1c Leland J. McLaughlin, 20, of Ithaca RD 4. The driver who was not held is station at Camp Drum. Trooper R. Orr of the Pulaski substation said Mrs. Potter was thrown more than 50 feet by the impact. Dr. E. G. Murphy pronounced her dead of a fractured skull, crushed chest, internal injuries and a compound fracture of the left leg. District Attorney Richard N. Donovan acting as county coroner issued a verdict of accidental death. The body was released to the Traub Funeral Home