Arvilla Hilda Bush

Female 1898 - 1979  (81 years)


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  • Name Arvilla Hilda Bush  [1
    Born 21 Oct 1898  Boylston, Oswego Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 31 Dec 1979  Sandy Creek, Oswego Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Burial: Apr 1980, Woodlawn Cemetery - Sandy Creek, Oswego Co., New York
    Person ID I6975  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors Ira Nathan Bush,   b. 29 Jun 1871, Redfield, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1947, Richland, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Rachel J Larmouth,   b. May 1877, Boylston, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1919, Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 24 Feb 1897  Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2540  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors John Lynn Wilder,   b. 15 Feb 1902, Richland Township, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1974, Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 2 Jul 1922  Pierrepont Manor, Jefferson, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Irene Jane Wilder,   b. 11 Sep 1923, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1987, Camillus, Onondaga, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x2. William Warren Wilder,   b. 25 Nov 1929, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 2003, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x3. John Richard Wilder, Jr.,   b. 31 Jul 1925, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1993, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
    Married: 2x4. Nancy Ann Wilder,   b. 7 Apr 1928, Orwell, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 2002, Sumter, Sumter, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F1234  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Article - Saturday June 20, 1964 The Palladium Times - Oswego, New York - Pulaski Teacher To Retire After 41 Years Of Service - Pulaski - Mrs. Arvilla B. Wilder, local fifth grade teacher, has retired from teaching after having taught in the rural and central schools of Sandy Creek and Pulaski for 41 years. Mrs. Wilder was graduated from Sandy Creek High School and training class in 1918, having completed the five years' work in four. Mrs. Althea Orton was the training class teacher at that time. She began teaching in the Phelps District on the "old State Road" in September of 1918, where she had 12 pupils and was paid a weekly wage of $12. Board and room were $2.50 at that time with her grandmother, Mrs. John Bush. The second year she received $18 per week at Boylston Center and the third year, $25 at the Agricultural Hall school District 3, Sandy Creek. The rural teacher of those days was also nurse, janitor, cook, librarian and attendant officer as well. During Mrs. Wilder's years of teaching she took extension courses from Oswego State Teachers College, Syracuse University and Potsdam. She has taught under the following supervisors: Mildred G. Pratt, Hudra W. Hadley, Arthur B. Chapman and Principals Elmo Cote, Mr. Bond and Chester Hovey. She moved to Pulaski in August of 1940 and from that time has taught fifth grade in the local schools. The four Wilder children were graduated from Pulaski Academy and Central School. Miss Irene J. Wilder, a member of the Fayetteville Manlius faculty, Mott Road school; John R. Wilder, Syracuse with the Niagara Mohawk Power Corp.; Mrs. David E. Egan, North Syracuse, and William Wilder, Mattydale, with Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. Mr. and Mrs. Wilder have six grandchildren. Her husband, John Wilder, retired on February 1, 1964, after over 40 years with the General Telephone Company of Upstate New York. Mrs. Wilder's activities have included membership in the following clubs: New York State Teachers Association, Pulaski Teachers Association, Oswego County Home Demonstration Richland unit, ROSA Garden Club. She is a member of the Park Methodist Church. Her future plans include spending summers in Pulaski and Seber Shores and winters in Florida. This fall the Wilder's and their daughter, Irene, who is on sabbatical leave, plan to visit the northwest, take a cruise to Alaska, Hawaiian Islands and see points of interest in California and Mexico. Mrs. Wilder has felt that teaching boys and girls is one of the most rewarding and interesting professions. She says, "Each morning is a fresh beginning and every day brings something new. One can't be out of pace if he works with modern youth."

      Newspaper Obituary - Wednesday January 2, 1980 The Palladium Times - Oswego, New York - Pulaski - Mrs. Arvilla B. Wilder, 81, of Seeber Shores Road, Sandy Creek, died Monday morning at St. Joseph's Hospital, Syracuse. She was a retired teacher of the Pulaski Academy and Central School District. She was born October 21, 1898 in Boylston, graduated from Sandy Creek High School and Sandy Creek Teachers Training Class. She married John W. Wilder in 1921. He died September 24, 1974. Mrs. Wilder retired from the Pulaski School system after teaching there 45 years. The Wilder's spent their winters in St. Petersburg, Florida and summers at their cottage at Seeber Shores. She was a member of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski Civic Club and the Retired Teachers Association, as well as the Rosa Garden Club. Surviving are two daughters, Irene Wilder of Syracuse and Mrs. Nancy Warren of Sumpter, North Carolina; two sons, John and William both of Syracuse; and seven grandchildren. Services will be held tomorrow at 11 a.m. at the Foster Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, Rev. Dolen Morris, pastor of Park United Methodist Church officiating. Calling hours will be today 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek.

  • Sources 
    1. [S553] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;), Number: 107-32-2067; Issue State: New York; Issue Date: 1957-1959.