John Albert Donovan

Male 1864 - 1949  (85 years)


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  • Name John Albert Donovan 
    Born 23 Feb 1864  Sydenham, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Aug 1949  Richland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Richland Cemetery
    Age 85 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Dennis Donovan,   b. 1795,   d. 1850  (Age 55 years)  (Grandfather) 
    Mary Valliere,   b. 22 May 1827,   d. 11 Jul 1920  (Age 93 years)  (Mother) 
    Person ID I9676  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors John Donovan,   b. 1825,   d. 10 Sep 1902  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Valliere,   b. 22 May 1827,   d. 11 Jul 1920  (Age 93 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F13648  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Frances Eliza Noyes,   b. 2 Nov 1870, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1952, Richland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1896  Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Newspaper Article - Wednesday, December 30, 1896 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Richland - Married, at the home of file bride's parents, December 28, Mr. John Donovan, of New Centerville, to Miss Frances Noyce, Rev. Jago officiating. Thursday morning file bride and groom took the train for New York, where they will be entertained by the groom's sister and brother. After their return they will make Centerville their future home.
    Children 
     1. Elliott Albert Donovan,   b. 23 Nov 1902, Richland Twp, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1989, Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
     2. Omar H Donovan,   b. 21 May 1905, Richland Twp, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1974, Richland, Oswego, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
     3. Warren F Donovan,   b. 16 Dec 1908, Richland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1917, Richland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)  [natural]
     4. Mary L Donovan,   b. 4 Apr 1907, Richland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1968, Mannsville, Jefferson, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x5. Avis Anneta Donovan,   b. 6 Mar 1898, New Centerville, Albion Twp., Oswego County, New Yrok Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1993, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)  [natural]
    James Ephraim Widrig  m. 3 Apr 1920
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 
    Family ID F3092  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Albert Donovan - February 23, 1864 - August 30, 1949. Son of John and Mary Valliere Donovan. Husband of Frances Eliza Noyes Donovan. Married December 23, 1896.

      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, September 1, 1949 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - John Donovan Dies at Richland - John A. Donovan, 85, died at his home in Richland, shortly after noon Tuesday, following an illness of several months. He suffered a stroke on June 6 from which he failed to recover. Private funeral services will be held from the family home, Friday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Ray R. Williams, of Permellville, former pastor of the Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will be made in the Richland cemetery. Friends may call at their convenience. Mr. Donovan is survived by his wife, Mrs. Frances Donovan, two sons, Elliott of Port Ontario and Omar Donovan of Canandaigua; two daughters, Mrs. James Widrig and Miss Mary Donovan of Richland; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Charles Kent, Pulaski and several nieces and nephews. His youngest son, Warren, died in 1917. Mr. Donovan was born February 23, 1864, in Suydenham, Ontario, Canada, the son of John and Mary Valliere Donovan, and came to Centerville in 1865. In 1901 he moved to Richland where he has lived since. He was married to Miss Frances Noyes, December 23, 1896, and they celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in December, 1946. In his early life he worked as a mason foreman on the old R W. & O. division of the New York Central. When the Selkirk Shores State Park was first built up, he supervised the construction of the original log buildings there. In later years, until his retirement from active work, he was employed at roofing and carpentry work
    • August 30, 1949 - John A. Donovan, age 85 years, 6 months, 7 days. Date of birth February 23, 1864, born in Canada. Sex, male; race, white; married; occupation, carpenter. Length of residence in town where death occurred, 50 years. Name of wife, Frances Noyes Donovan. Name of father, John Donovan, birthplace not listed. Name of mother, Mary Valiere, birthplace not listed. Informant, Elliott, A. Donovan, Pulaski, New York. Cause of death, cerebral hemorrhage, duration 1 day; contributed by general arteriosclerosis; other conditions, chronic myocarditis. Signed by A. B. Thompson, M.D., Pulaski, New York, August 31, 1949. Place of burial, Richland, New York, September 2, 1949. Undertaker, Paul K. Foster, Pulaski, New York.

  • 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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