Arthur Clyde Colvin

Male 1876 - 1962  (85 years)


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  • Name Arthur Clyde Colvin  [1
    Born 2 Aug 1876  Worth, Jefferson, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Jun 1962  Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • riverside cemetary, pulaski, ny
    Person ID I8581  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors Levi Fayette Colvin,   b. 11 May 1838, Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1918, Lacona, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Mary Gelene Edwards,   b. 25 Feb 1848, Boylston, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1912, Weslyan, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 13 Mar 1865  [1
    Family ID F2562  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Emma Jane Waggoner,   b. 17 Apr 1875,   d. 11 Dec 1948  (Age 73 years) 
    Children 
     1. Gladys Mae Colvin,   b. 19 Sep 1902, Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1906  (Age 4 years)  [natural]
    Married: 2x2. Opal Pearl Colvin,   b. 13 Dec 1893,   d. 15 Oct 1984  (Age 90 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x3. Dora Lorena Colvin,   b. 5 Jan 1901,   d. 24 Jun 1996  (Age 95 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x4. Leona Gladys Colvin,   b. 16 May 1908, Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1991  (Age 83 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F2756  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - June 28, 1928 Pulaski Democrat - Rites Held for Arthur Colvin - Funeral services for Arthur C. Colvin, 85, were held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Foster Funeral Home, with the Rev. Gerald W. Jones, pastor of the Baptist Church, officiating. Interment was in Riverside Cemetery. Mr. Colvin died Friday evening at the home of his daughter, Mrs. W. Taylor Barr, following a long illness. Surviving besides Mrs. Barr (Dora) are two other daughters, Mrs. Arch (Opal) Cleveland of Watertown and Mrs. Stanley (Gladys) Calkins of Canton; one brother, L. B. Colvin of Wero Beach, Fla.; two grandsons, William T. Barr, Jr., of Syracuse and Richard Calkins of Winston-Salem, NC, and two great grandsons. Mr. Colvin was born at Worth, on Aug. 2, 1876, the son of Levi and Mary Edwards Colvin. He was educated in the Sandy Creek School and married to Miss Emma Jane Waggoner at Lacona on March 16, 1897. Mrs. Colvin died on Dec. 12, 1948. He worked on farms in that area for a while and was later employed at the Blount Lumber Co. at Lacona. He was freight agent at the N.Y.C. railroad in Pulaski from 1913 until 1930 and after that he worked for the Town of Richland until his retirement in 1941. He was a member of Pulaski Lodge I.O.O.F. and of the Encampment. Mr. and Mrs. Colvin were widely known in the North Country as square dance musicians, playing at local functions and for private parties. He played the violin and called and she accompanied him on the piano, and in earlier days with the organ or old lap melodeon.

  • Sources 
    1. [S570] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;), Database online.
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