Herbert William Damon

Male 1863 - 1954  (91 years)


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  • Name Herbert William Damon 
    Born 30 May 1863 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Dec 1954 
    Age 91 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Daniel Damon,   b. 23 Apr 1716, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1788, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  (3 x Great Grandfather) 
    Melissa Hedger,   b. 1833,   d. 24 Feb 1867  (Age 34 years)  (Mother) 
    Person ID I45247  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors Joseph A. Damon,   b. 24 Nov 1828,   d. 28 Feb 1903  (Age 74 years)
    Other Partners: Susanna Balch  
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Melissa Hedger,   b. 1833,   d. 24 Feb 1867  (Age 34 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F17045  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Harriet Seymour Hollis,   b. 16 Jan 1870, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1959  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 15 Apr 1908 
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 
    Family ID F22326  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Herbert William Damon - May 30, 1863 - December 21, 1954. Son of Joseph A. and Melissa Hedger Damon. Husband of Harriet Seymour Hollis Damon. Married April 15, 1908 at Altmar, New York.
      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, December 23, 1954 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - H. W. Damon 91, Expires - Herbert W. Damon, 91, died at his North Street home early Tuesday morning following an illness of several years. His only immediate survivor is his wife, Mrs. Harriet Hollis Damon. Mr. Damon was born May 30, 1863, at West Camden, the son of Joseph and Melissa Hedger Damon who had recently come from New Hampshire. Following the death of his mother, when he was three years old, he lived with his aunt, Mrs. Albert J. Potter at Orwell, where he attended school. He came to Pulaski in 1875 where he was employed by M. L. Hollis and his grocery store where he later became a member of the firm, Hollis & Damon. In 1892 he moved to the Midwest where he was employed for a time in Marshall, Minnesota, and later for several years in Helena, Montana. He was married to Miss Harriet Hollis in 1908. He returned to Pulaski in 1912 and opened a men's clothing store in which he continued to operate until 1930, when he retired from active work. Since then he has lived in retirement. He was a member of the Congregational Church and was active in its affairs until poor health of recent years. He was an honorary Deacon at the time of his death. He was also a member of Pulaski Chapter 415 F. & A.M. and a life member of Pulaski Chapter R.A.M. Funeral services will be held at the Foster Funeral Home Friday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Cyrus M. Gonigam, pastor of the Congregational Church officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery at Orwell. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday afternoon and evening.