Our Family Genealogy Pages

Discovering our American, Canadian and European Ancestors

Etta Elizabeth McConnell

Etta Elizabeth McConnell

Female 1916 - 2001  (84 years)


 Set As Default Person    

Personal Information    |    Notes    |    All

  • Name Etta Elizabeth McConnell 
    Born 10 Sep 1916  Grindstone Island, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 24 Jun 2001  Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 84 years 
    Person ID I5071  stewartsny.com
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Father Ancestors Frederick Albert McConnell,   b. 23 Jul 1884, Odessa, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1970, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Edith Mae Calhoun,   b. 23 Sep 1888, Grindstone Island, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1962, Watertown, Jefferson, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 6 Aug 1905  Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2102  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Clifford William Montondo 
    Children 
     1. Dawn April Montondo
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F19439  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ETTA E. VAN ALSTYNE F.W. WOOLWORTH EMPLOYEE
      Watertown Daily Times (NY) - June 27, 2001
      The funeral and burial for Etta E. Van Alstyne, 84, formerly of 114 E. Main St., will be private.

      Mrs. Van Alstyne died Sunday in Genesis HealthCare, Watertown.

      Born Sept. 10, 1916, on Grindstone Island, daughter of Fred and Edith Mae Calhoun McConnell, she attended the island school.

      During World War II, she worked for General Electric Co., Syracuse, and then worked at F.W. Woolworth Department Store, Jacksonville, Fla., for many years before moving to Watertown.

      Marriages to Clifford Montondo and Robert Van Alstyne ended in divorce.

      Surviving are three sons, Secil Montondo, Rogers, Ark., Terry Van Alstyne, Fernandina Beach, Fla., and Ronnie Van Alstyne, Apollo Beach, Fla.; three daughters, Mrs. Thomas (Catherine) Williams, Vidalia, Ga., Barbara Helmstetter, Tampa, Fla., and Mrs. Ronald (Dawn) Smith, Grapevine, Texas; four brothers, Melser McConnell and Buck McConnell, both of Mexico, Calvin McConnell, Rodman, and Peter McConnell, Lomita, Calif.; two sisters, Wealtha Prior, Watertown, and Lisa McConnell, Binghamton; 19 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

      Three brothers, Albert, George and Barney McConnell, died before her, as did four sisters, Doris Maloney, Jennie Brown, Jessie Mayo and Lanie McConnell.

      Arrangements are with TLC Funeral Home, Watertown.