Wells Wade Degraw

Male 1910 - 1978  (68 years)


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  • Name Wells Wade Degraw 
    Born 11 Apr 1910 
    Gender Male 
    Died Jun 1978 
    Person ID I56137  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors Frank Degraw,   b. 30 Nov 1870,   d. 18 Oct 1929  (Age 58 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Mary Myrtle Rood,   b. 15 Feb 1876,   d. 3 Dec 1942  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F19474  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ancestors Ethel M. Laveck,   b. 1901, Orwell Township, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1977  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 2 Mar 1975  Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F15836  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ancestors Louise Eleanor Potter,   b. 19 Feb 1918, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1967, Orwell, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. David Wells Degraw,   b. 3 Sep 1939,   d. 29 May 2013  (Age 73 years)  [natural]
     2. Thelma Degraw  [natural]
     3. Meribeth Degraw  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F22427  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Class of 1929 PACS
      Wells W. DeGraw, 68, of Richland Rd., Pulaski, died June 10, 1978.

      He was born April 11, 1910, in Pulaski and was the son of Frank and Mary Rood DeGraw. He graduated from Pulaski Academy High School. DeGraw married Louise Potter in 1936, who died April 1, 1967. They resided in Orwell all their married life.

      He was employed 39 years as an operator for Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. at Bennetts Bridge and Lighthouse Hill, retiring in 1972. In March, 1975, he married Ethel LaVeck, who died May 31,1977. He was a member of the Niagara Mohawk 25 Year Club.

      DeGraw is survived by 3 sons, David W. and Jack W. DeGraw, both of Parish; Daniel M. DeGraw of Fulton; 2 daughters, Mrs. Thelma Clifford and Mrs. Meribeth Dunstone, both of Liverpool; 12 grandchildren and 2 greatgrandchildren; 1 sister, Mrs. Hazel Spath, of Lakeland, Fla.

      Funeral services were held at l p.m., Tuesday, June 13, at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Rev. Milton Jefferson, pastor of United Methodist Church, Liverpool, officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

      Source: Pulaski Democrat, June 14, 1978