Leon Clair Anson

Male 1888 - 1956  (67 years)

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  • Name Leon Clair Anson 
    Born 20 Sep 1888 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Jul 1956 
    Age 67 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Spencer J Anson,   b. Mar 1858,   d. 18 Feb 1938  (Age ~ 79 years)  (Father) 
    Bridget Margaret Letray,   b. Abt 1844, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Grandmother) 
    Person ID I53343  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 

    Father Spencer J Anson,   b. Mar 1858,   d. 18 Feb 1938  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Priscilla L. Donovan,   b. 14 Mar 1867,   d. 16 Sep 1953  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F20189  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Carrie M. Vance 
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 
    Family ID F20191  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Leon Clair Anson - September 20, 1888 - July 24, 1956. Son of Spencer and Priscilla Donovan Anson. Husband of Carrie M. Vance Anson.

      Newspaper Obituary - Wednesday, July 25, 1956 Palladium Times - Oswego, New York - Pulaski - Leon C. Anson, 67, of Centerville, died unexpectedly about noon yesterday at his home. He was found outside the house on the ground. Death was attributed to a heart attack. Mr. Anson was born on September 20, 1888, the son of Spencer and Priscilla Donovan Anson. He was educated in local schools and for a while was engaged in the lumbering industry. He spent most of his life as a brakeman on the New York Central Railroad, retiring in October, 1948. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. On September 27, 1941, he was married to the former Miss Carrie Vance, who survives him. He is also survived by three daughters Miss Eileen Anson and Miss Pauline Anson, Syracuse; Mrs. Doris Reardon, Mannsville; a son, Kenneth Anson, Jacksonville, Florida; two brothers, Claude of Detroit, and Lewis of Altmar; five sisters, Mrs. Dean Keane, Knoxville, Tennessee; Mrs. Mildred Weed, Pulaski; Mrs. Blanche Mellen and Mrs. Ruth Brewer, Oswego; and Mrs. Edith Spencer, Washington, New Jersey, and six grandchildren. The funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at the family home and at 1:30 in Richland Methodist church. The Rev. Wesley Baker, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Richland cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home at their convenience on Wednesday and Thursday.
    • July 24, 1956 - Leon C. Anson, age 67 years, 10 months, 4 days. Date of birth September 20, 1888, born in Centerville, Oswego County, New York. Sex, male; race, white; married; occupation, railroad brake man, retired, for New York Central Railroad. Was deceased ever in the United States Armed Forces, no. Name of wife, Carrie Vance. Name of father, Spencer J. Anson. Name of mother, Priscilla Donovan. Informant, Mrs. Carrie Hanson, Richland, New York. Cause of death, acute myocardial infarction, duration, instant; hypertensive cardio vascular disease. Signed by Hugh M. McChesney, July 26, 1956, Pulaski, New York. Undertaker, Franklin J. Taylor, Pulaski, New York. Place of burial, Richland cemetery, July 27, 1956.