Abigail Ann Dwight

Female 1841 - 1926  (84 years)


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  • Name Abigail Ann Dwight 
    Born 5 Aug 1841 
    Gender Female 
    Died 6 Jan 1926 
    Person ID I50909  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Family Ancestors Charles F. Russell,   b. 5 Jul 1830, Verona, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1906  (Age 75 years) 
    Children 
     1. Fred D Russell,   b. 30 May 1872,   d. 14 Aug 1872  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     2. German C. Russell,   b. Feb 1875,   d. 2 Jul 1875  (Age ~ 0 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x3. Orrin Jacob Russell,   b. 17 Aug 1876,   d. 11 Oct 1943  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F19233  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    • Abigail Ann "Abbie" Dwight Russell - August 5, 1841 - January 6, 1926. Daughter of Orrin E. and Annie Wellman Dwight. Wife of Mr. Norton & Charles F. Russell (married February 2, 1868).

      Newspaper Obituary - January 13, 1926 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - When Mrs. Abbie Dwight Norton Russell fell asleep at her home at Port Ontario, January 7, one of the oldest and best known as well as one of the most highly esteemed citizens of the town passed into the better life and rest eternal. - Abbie Dwight was born in Oswego, August 5, 1845. She was daughter of the late O. E. Dwight, a prominent citizen of Port Ontario, and for a time postmaster at Port Ontario. She was twice married and leaves one son by the first marriage, L. J. Norton, of Napa, California and a son by her second marriage, Orin J. Russell, who lived with her. Mrs. Russell was a woman of more than ordinary mind and her mind always worked in the line of higher thought and purpose. She was a member of Pulaski Methodist church and always an earnest worker in Bethel church, at Port Ontario. It was her joy to see the work of that little chapel prosper and to that end she contributed of her thought, time and money. She was deeply interested in the organization of Patrons of Industry and served as chaplain of Port Ontario Association also Oswego County Association. As long as she could attend she never failed to meet with the church people and the P. of I. members. Mrs. Russell's second husband, Charles F. Russell, died about twenty years ago. For a time Mrs. Russell lived with her son in California. Among the surviving relatives are Mrs. Nettie Plummer, of Pulaski; Mrs. Matthew Shepherd, Syracuse; Mrs. Francis Fay, Columbus, Ohio, nieces; also daughters of her half-brother, the late Alfred N. Beadle, Miss Cynthia Beadle, of Oswego; Mrs. Ann Gordon and Mrs. Robert Barnett, of Chicago. Funeral services were held at Bethel church, Saturday afternoon, at two o'clock, conducted by Rev. E. 11. Scott, assisted by B. G. Seamans. Mrs. Addie Holmes and Mrs. William Vincent sang two selections. Many beautiful floral tributes were on and about the casket. The body was placed in Pulaski receiving vault until spring when burial will be made in the Willis cemetery.