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Leona Gladys Colvin

Leona Gladys Colvin

Female 1908 - 1991  (83 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Leona Gladys Colvin was born on 16 May 1908 in Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA (daughter of Arthur Clyde Colvin and Emma Jane Waggoner); died on 27 Sep 1991.

    Leona married Stanley Orr W. Calkins on 7 Jul 1926 in Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA. Stanley (son of Frank O. Calkins and Anna May Webster) was born on 12 Jun 1907; died on 25 Sep 1984. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Richard Orr Calkins

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Arthur Clyde Colvin was born on 2 Aug 1876 in Worth, Jefferson, New York, United States (son of Levi Fayette Colvin and Mary Gelene Edwards); died on 22 Jun 1962 in Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA.

    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.

    Died:
    riverside cemetary, pulaski, ny

    Arthur married Emma Jane Waggoner. Emma (daughter of Henry Wagoner and Mary Ellen Murphy, daughter of Henry Waggoner and Ellen Unknown) was born on 17 Apr 1875; died on 11 Dec 1948. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Emma Jane Waggoner was born on 17 Apr 1875 (daughter of Henry Wagoner and Mary Ellen Murphy, daughter of Henry Waggoner and Ellen Unknown); died on 11 Dec 1948.

    Notes:

    Emma Jane Waggoner Colvin - April 17, 1875 - December 11, 1948. Daughter of Henry and Mary Ellen Murphy Waggoner. Wife of Arthur C. Colvin.
    Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, December 16, 1948 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York- Services Held For Mrs. A. C. Colvin - Mrs. Emma J. Waggoner Colvin, 73, wife of Arthur C. Colvin, a resident of Pulaski for 47 years, died in Crouse Irving Hospital, Syracuse, Saturday noon following a major operation. She had been a patient at the hospital since November 29. Funeral Services were conducted at the Foster funeral home in Park street, Tuesday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. James N. Pauley, pastor of the Methodist church, officiating. The Rebekah lodge attended in a body. Interment was made in Riverside cemetery. Pall bearers included the three sons-in-law of Mrs. Colvin, W. Taylor Barr, Stanley Ora Calkins, and Lucian Mathews; two grandsons, William T. Barr and Richard Calkins, and Ward Miles. Surviving besides her husband, are three daughters, Mrs. W. Taylor (Dora) Barr, and Mrs. Lucian (Opal) Mathews both of Pulaski, and Stanley O. (Gladys) Calkins of Canton; two grandsons, William T. Barr, Pulaski, and Richard Calkins, Canton. A fourth daughter died in infancy. Mrs. Colvin was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, April 17, 1875, the daughter of Henry and Mary Ellen Murphy Waggoner. She came to Sandy Creek in 1897, and was united in marriage to Mr. Colvin, March 16, 1898. Two years later they moved to Pulaski where they have since made their home. Last March they celebrated their golden wedding anniversary. Mrs. Colvin is widely known throughout this vicinity as a musician, having played at dances and social gatherings with her husband for many years, accompanying him at the piano with his violin. Mr. Colvin is an old-time fiddler and as a two-piece orchestra, they were probably one of the best known for square dances in this northern section. Mrs. Colvin was also an excellent home baker, and for several years supplied villagers and stores in nearby communities with her cakes, cookies and doughnuts. In more recent years she had devoted her time more exclusively to crocheting, making doilies, table clothes, bedspreads, afghans and chair backs, many of which she has had sale for. Mrs. Colvin was an active member of the Rising Sun Rebekah lodge, as long as her health would permit, and served as Noble Grand in 1926. She was also a member of the J. B. Butler Post, Woman's Relief Corps, and was a member of the Pulaski grange. She had been a member of the Methodist church in Pennsylvania, but had never affiliated with the local church.

    Children:
    1. Gladys Mae Colvin was born on 19 Sep 1902 in Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA; died on 23 Nov 1906.
    2. Opal Pearl Colvin was born on 13 Dec 1893; died on 15 Oct 1984.
    3. Dora Lorena Colvin was born on 5 Jan 1901; died on 24 Jun 1996.
    4. 1. Leona Gladys Colvin was born on 16 May 1908 in Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA; died on 27 Sep 1991.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Levi Fayette Colvin was born on 11 May 1838 in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, USA (son of William Sherman Colvin and Sarah "Sally" Presley); died on 4 Jul 1918 in Lacona, Oswego, New York, United States; was buried in Lacona, Oswego County, New York, USA.

    Notes:

    July 4, 1918 - Levi Fayette Colvin, age 80 years, 1 month, 23 days. Date of birth May 11, 1838, born in Ellisburg, New York. Sex, male; race, white; widowed; occupation, retired farmer. Name of father, William S. Colvin, born in Vermont. Name of mother, Sarah Pusley, born in Ellisburg, New York. Informant, Arthur G. Colvin, Pulaski, New York. Cause of death, chronic interstitial nephritis, contributed by arteriosclerosis. Signed by F. E. MacCullum, M.D., July 5, 1918, Pulaski, New York. Place of burial, Wesleyan cemetery, Boylston, New York, July 7, 1918. Undertaker, G. W. Morton, Pulaski, New York.

    Levi married Mary Gelene Edwards on 13 Mar 1865. Mary (daughter of Chauncey C. Edwards and Eliza Ann Dingman) was born on 25 Feb 1848 in Boylston, Oswego, New York, USA; died on 16 Sep 1912 in Weslyan, New York, USA; was buried in Lacona, Oswego County, New York, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Mary Gelene Edwards was born on 25 Feb 1848 in Boylston, Oswego, New York, USA (daughter of Chauncey C. Edwards and Eliza Ann Dingman); died on 16 Sep 1912 in Weslyan, New York, USA; was buried in Lacona, Oswego County, New York, USA.

    Notes:

    September 16, 1912 ~ Mary G. Colvin, age 64 years, 6 months, 25 days, Married, Housewife, born in New York, Daughter of Chauncy Edwards born in New York, and Eliza Dingman born in New York, Died in Pulaski of cancer of neck, goiter.

    Died:
    Bburied in Pekin Hill Cemetery, Oswego Co., NY

    Children:
    1. Horace Roscoe Colvin was born on 28 Apr 1884 in South Boylston, Oswego, New York, USA; died on 25 Aug 1886 in Lacona, Oswego, New York, United States.
    2. Frank Edward Colvin was born on 8 Apr 1866 in Orwell, Oswego, New York, USA; died on 25 Jan 1887 in Weslyan, New York, USA; was buried in Lacona, Oswego County, New York, USA.
    3. James Delbert Colvin was born on 9 Jun 1872 in Oswego County, New York, USA; died on 8 May 1940 in Camden Village, Oneida Co, NY.
    4. Ora Mae Colvin was born on 27 Jul 1881 in Boylston, Oswego, New York, USA; died on 26 Oct 1960 in Mattawamkeag, Penobscot, Maine, USA.
    5. Levi Bina Colvin was born on 9 Jan 1879 in Oswego County, New York, USA; died on 25 Dec 1978 in Vero Beach, Indian River, Florida, USA.
    6. Charles Fayette Colvin was born on 22 Jun 1868 in Orwell, Oswego, New York, United States; died on 3 Jul 1923 in Oneida, Madison, New York, United States; was buried in Oneida, Madison County, New York, USA.
    7. Henry Warren Colvin was born on 27 Apr 1870 in Orwell, Oswego, New York, United States; died on 15 Feb 1947 in Altmar, Oswego, New York, USA; was buried in Feb 1947 in Altmar, Oswego, New York, USA.
    8. 2. Arthur Clyde Colvin was born on 2 Aug 1876 in Worth, Jefferson, New York, United States; died on 22 Jun 1962 in Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA.
    9. Burt David Colvin was born on 7 Apr 1874 in Worthville, New York, USA; died on 4 Nov 1893 in Weslyan, New York, USA.

  3. 6.  Henry Waggoner

    Henry married Ellen Unknown. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Ellen Unknown
    Children:
    1. Ida S Waggoner was born in Mar 1869 in Pennsylvania, USA.
    2. Edward Waggoner was born on 1 May 1865; died on 22 Jan 1943.
    3. 3. Emma Jane Waggoner was born on 17 Apr 1875; died on 11 Dec 1948.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  William Sherman Colvin was born on 20 Apr 1811 in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, USA (son of William Colvin and Lydia Sherman); died on 24 Sep 1904 in Orwell, Oswego, New York, USA.

    William married Sarah "Sally" Presley in Feb 1834 in Jefferson, New York, USA. Sarah (daughter of Matthew Presley and Abigail Tiff) was born on 10 May 1815 in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, USA; died on 19 Jan 1893 in Orwell, Oswego, New York, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Sarah "Sally" Presley was born on 10 May 1815 in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, USA (daughter of Matthew Presley and Abigail Tiff); died on 19 Jan 1893 in Orwell, Oswego, New York, USA.
    Children:
    1. Francis M. "Frank" Colvin was born on 4 Jul 1843 in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, USA; died on 6 Apr 1864 in Orwell, Oswego, New York, USA.
    2. Orin Hill Colvin was born on 5 Jul 1852 in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, USA; died on 11 Mar 1908 in Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA.
    3. Harriet M. Colvin was born in 1847 in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, USA; died on 27 Oct 1933 in Oswego, Oswego, New York, USA.
    4. 4. Levi Fayette Colvin was born on 11 May 1838 in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, USA; died on 4 Jul 1918 in Lacona, Oswego, New York, United States; was buried in Lacona, Oswego County, New York, USA.
    5. Mary Ann Colvin was born on 16 Nov 1844 in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, USA; died on 2 Nov 1874 in Weslyan, Oswego, New York, USA; was buried in Wesleyan Cemetery, Sandy Creek, Oswego Co., NY.
    6. William Presley Colvin was born on 29 May 1836 in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, USA; died before 1904.
    7. John C. Colvin was born on 29 Dec 1839 in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, USA; died on 2 Oct 1912 in Orwell, Oswego, New York, USA.
    8. Henry Marshall Colvin was born on 20 Jan 1859 in Orwell, Oswego, New York, USA; died on 17 Mar 1929 in Pineville, New York, USA.

  3. 10.  Chauncey C. Edwards was born on 18 Nov 1816 in Redfield, New York; died on 19 Dec 1913.

    Chauncey married Eliza Ann Dingman. Eliza (daughter of Isaac Dingman and Mary Polly Reese) was born on 4 Sep 1823 in Canajoharie, Montgomery, New York, United States; died on 11 Oct 1913 in Lacona, Oswego, New York, United States. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Eliza Ann Dingman was born on 4 Sep 1823 in Canajoharie, Montgomery, New York, United States (daughter of Isaac Dingman and Mary Polly Reese); died on 11 Oct 1913 in Lacona, Oswego, New York, United States.

    Notes:

    Newspaper Article - Wednesday, September 16, 1908 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Birthday Anniversary - On Friday, September 4, relatives and friends gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Levi Colvin, Port street, Pulaski, in honor of the eighty-fifth birthday of Mrs. Colvin’s mother, Mrs. Eliza Edwards. Mrs. Edwards’ maiden name was Eliza Dingman. She was united in marriage to Chauncey Edwards, September 18, 1840, and to them were born seven children, two of them only are living, Mrs. Colvin and Mrs. Joel Stacy. Mr. Edwards is now past ninety-three and both of these were the people are still enjoying as fair health as one could expect at their age. Mrs. Colvin served a bountiful repast. Mrs. Edwards received many nice presents including nine dollars in money, and a large and beautiful collection of flowers. The guests were Mr. and Mrs. Edward Miles and children, Alma, Evelyn, Ward, Ray and Paul, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Glick and daughter, Violet, Mrs. Anna Loison, Jr., E. R. Dingman, of Syracuse; Mr. and Mrs. William Robinson, Mr. and Mrs. George Robinson and daughter, of Lacona; Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Dingman, Mr. and Mrs. Peter D ham andson, Harold, Mrs. Orrin DeShane, of Richland; Misses Bessie and Laura Colvin, of Waterville; Mrs. Arthur Barless and daughters, Mildred and Marion, Mrs. Lester M. Loveless, Mrs. George Davis, Mrs. George Hilton and son, Mrs. Orrin Himes, Mrs. William Gorton and two children, Mrs. John Adams, Mrs. Arthur Hilton and children, Mrs. A. C. Brown, Mrs. Willis, Miss Howard, D. S. Davenport and Newton Philbrick

    Children:
    1. 5. Mary Gelene Edwards was born on 25 Feb 1848 in Boylston, Oswego, New York, USA; died on 16 Sep 1912 in Weslyan, New York, USA; was buried in Lacona, Oswego County, New York, USA.
    2. Eva E. Edwards was born on 11 Mar 1861; died on 23 Dec 1920.
    3. Ida Edwards was born in 1854 in Boylston, New York; died in 1903.
    4. Willis Edwards was born on 24 Jan 1863; died on 17 Jun 1919.