Elwood Rex McNitt

Elwood Rex McNitt

Male 1923 - 2002  (79 years)

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  • Name Elwood Rex McNitt 
    Born 25 Feb 1923 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Nov 2002 
    Age 79 years 
    Person ID I73505  Tree2020
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2020 

    Father Ancestors Leon Elmer McNitt,   b. 26 Aug 1894,   d. 23 Aug 1969  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Reda Holley,   b. 1896,   d. 1964  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 27 Jul 1915 
    Notes 
    • Groom: Elmer L. McNitt, age 21; race, white; residence, Lacona, New York; occupation, farmer; born in Boylston, New York; name of father, Leon McNitt, born in the United States; name of mother, Reda Holley, born in the United States. Proof of age: certified copy of birth record. Number of marriage: first.
      Bride: Belva E. Twitchell, age 16; race, white; residence, Pulaski, New York; occupation, housewife; born in Pulaski, New York; name of father, F. Leroy Twitchell, born in the United States; name of mother, Mildred King, born in the United States. Consent by: Mildred Twitchell, mother, September 10, 1940. Proof of age: certified copy of birth record. Number of marriage: first.
      Date of marriage: September 12, 1940 at Pulaski, New York; married by Albert E. Lawrence, clergyman. Witnesses: Inez E. Lawrence and Fannie G. Lawrence.
    Family ID F10905  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ancestors Phyllis June Burr,   b. 27 Jun 1936,   d. 26 Nov 2017  (Age 81 years) 
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F10906  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Marie Barnes,   d. 1964 
    Children 
    Married: 3x1. Douglas Edward McNitt Married: 3x3x 
     2. Dale McNitt  [natural]
     3. Dean McNitt  [natural]
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F49599  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • REX MCNITT - DEPUTY, LINEMAN
      Watertown Daily Times (NY) - November 22, 2002Browse Issues
      Rex McNitt, 79, of 1190 County Route 15, died Wednesday at Crouse Hospital, Syracuse.

      Mr. McNitt was deputy sheriff in Oswego County for 20 years, retiring as sergeant in 1976. He then worked as a lineman for Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. for 10 years, retiring in 1986.

      Born Feb. 25, 1923, in Boylston, son of Leon and Reda Holley McNitt, he graduated from Sandy Creek High School in 1942 and served in the Army during World War II from 1943 to 1945.

      He married Marie Barnes on Dec. 24, 1945. She died March 31, 1964. He married Phyllis Burr on May 22, 1965, in Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski.

      He was a member and former fire chief of Lacona Volunteer Fire Dept., former member/director of Northern Oswego County Ambulance, Pulaski, retired town of Boylston judge, member of Pulaski American Legion Post 358, member and past commander of Lacona Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8534, member of Fraternal Order of Police, member of Sandy Creek United Methodist Church and former town of Boylston board member.

      Surviving besides his wife are three sons and their wives, Doug and Linda and Dale and Shirley, all of Lacona, and Dean and Michelle, Cicero; a brother, Elmer, Adams, 12 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

      A brother, Leland, died before him.

      The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Summerville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek, with the Rev. Brian Snyder officiating. Burial will be in Boylston Wesleyan Cemetery, Lacona.

      Calling hours will be 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

      Donations may be made to Lacona Volunteer Fire Department or Sandy Creek-Lacona Food Pantry, P.O. Box 166, Lacona, N.Y. 13083.

      REX MCNITT
      Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) - November 22, 2002Browse Issues
      Rex McNitt, 79, of 1190 county Route 15, Lacona, died Wednesday. Born in Boylston, he graduated from Sandy Creek High School. He retired in 1976 as a sergeant for the Oswego County Sheriff's Department after 20 years. He was a lineman for Niagara Mohawk for 10 years. He was a retired member and past chief of Lacona Volunteer Fire Department. He was a past member and former director of operations of Northern Oswego County Ambulance. He was a retired justice for the town of Boylston. He was an Army veteran of World War II. His first wife, the former Marie Barnes, died in 1964.

      Survivors: His wife of 36 years, the former Phyllis Burr; three sons, Doug and Dale, both of Lacona, and Dean of Cicero; a brother, Elmer of Adams; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Summerville Funeral Home. Burial, Boylston-Wesleyan Cemetery. Calling hours, 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, 1997 Harwood Drive, Sandy Creek. Contributions: Lacona Volunteer Fire Department, Lacona 13083.
      PFC Rex E. McNitt

      Birth: 1923

      Death: 2002

      Biography:

      Rex McNitt, 79, of 1190
      county Route 15, Lacona, died Wednesday. Born in Boylston, he graduated from
      Sandy Creek High School. He retired in 1976 as a sergeant for the Oswego County
      Sheriff’s Department after 20 years. He was a lineman for Niagara Mohawk for 10
      years. He was a retired member and past chief of Lacona Volunteer Fire
      Department. He was a past member and former director of operations of Northern
      Oswego County Ambulance. He was a retired justice for the town of Boylston. He
      was an Army veteran of World War II. His first wife, the former Marie Barnes,
      died in 1964. Survivors: His wife of 36
      years, the former Phyllis Burr; three sons, Doug and Dale, both of Lacona, and
      Dean of Cicero; a brother, Elmer of Adams; 12 grandchildren; five
      great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Summerville Funeral Home.
      Burial, Boylston-Wesleyan Cemetery. Calling hours, 5 to 8 p.m. today at the
      funeral home, 1997 Harwood Drive, Sandy Creek. Contributions: Lacona Volunteer
      Fire Department, Lacona 13083.
      Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) - Friday, November 22, 2002 *Thank you to af for
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