John Henry Filkins

Male 1844 - 1914  (70 years)

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  • Name John Henry Filkins  [1
    Born 3 Jun 1844  Williamstown, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Dec 1914 
    Age 70 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Henry Filkins  (Grandfather) 
    Eliza Rich,   b. Abt 1808  (Mother) 
    Person ID I9490  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors James Filkins,   b. 1808 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Eliza Rich,   b. Abt 1808 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F9197  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Eliza Victoria Perry,   b. 3 Jul 1845,   d. 9 Jun 1893  (Age 47 years) 
    Married: 2x1. Raymond Henry Filkins,   b. 18 Jul 1883, Richland, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1966, Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
    Florence Edna Coon  m. 1905;   Martha A. Kaywood  m. Abt 1940
    Married: 1x2. Winnie Rose Filkins,   b. Abt 1865,   d. 12 Oct 1940  (Age ~ 75 years)  [natural]
    Phineas Alfred Lilley  m. 21 Jan 1891
    Married: 1x3. Perry H. Filkins,   b. 17 Feb 1866,   d. 12 Feb 1936  (Age 69 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 
    Family ID F5369  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

      Brief announcement was made last week of the death of John Henry Filkins which occurred near the Fox School House December 23. Mr. Filkins was born in the town of Williamstown, June 3, 1844, son of James Filkins and Eliza Rich. His mother was from the original settlers in this town and Williamstown and the town of Richland had its original name from the Rich family.

      Mr. Filkins enlisted the 15th of August in the first battalion of the 14th regiment of U.S. Vols. He was discharged the 9th day of February, 1863, when he returned to this town. He married Eliza Y. Perry, April 21, 1864. She died January 9, 1893. The family surviving consists of one daughter, Mrs. P.A. Lilley, Oswego; Perry V. Filkins, Pulaski and Raymond H. Filkins who resides in the Filkins home where the father had lived forty-five years and where his death occurred.

      Funeral services were held from the home Friday afternoon, at 2 o'clock. Mr. L.G. Seamans, chaplain of A.S. Warner Camp, Sons of Veterans, officiating. The bearers were members of the Sons of Veterans Camp.

      Frriends were present from Oswego, Altmar and Pulaski. Burial in Pulaski Cemetery

      Source: The Pulaski Democrat, Dec 2, 1914
    • November 23, 1914 - John H. Filkins, age 73 years, 5 months, 20 days. Date of birth June 3, 1847, born in New York. Sex, male; race, white; widowed; occupation, farmer. Name of father, James Filkins, born in unknown. Name of mother, ’unknown’ Ride, born in unknown. Informant, Raymond Filkins, Richland, New York. Cause of death, heart difficulty, contributed by indigestion. Signed by F. E. MacCallum, M.D., coroner physician, November 24, 1914, Pulaski, New York. Place of burial, Pulaski Cemetery, November 27, 1914. Undertaker, Enos & Morton, Pulaski, New York.

  • Sources 
    1. [S556] 1910 United States Federal Census,, (Name: Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), Year: 1910; Census Place: Richland, Oswego, New York; Roll: T624_1063; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0152; FHL microfilm: 1375076.