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Edith Emily Stewart

Edith Emily Stewart

Female 1921 - 1973  (51 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Edith Emily Stewart was born on 1 Oct 1921 in Sandy Creek, New York, USA (daughter of Robert Edward Stewart and Doris Irene Otis); died on 27 Mar 1973 in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, USA.

    Notes:

    Class of 1938 PACS
    Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, March 29, 1973 Post Standard - Syracuse, New York - Mrs. Eugene McGrath Rites Slated Tomorrow - Services for Mrs. Edith Stewart McGrath, 51, of 382 Mildred Ave., who died Tuesday at Crouse-Irving Memorial Hospital, will be at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at the Farone and Son Funeral Home, 723 James St., and at 11 a.m. in the Church of Christ, Richland. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery. Born in Sandy Creek, Mrs. McGrath resided in Syracuse 31 years. Head cashier at Chappell's Department Store, she was a member of the Eastwood Professional Businesswomen's Association, the National Federation of Business and Professional Women, OES Chapter 159 and the Church of Christ in Richland and its Ladies Aid Society. Surviving are her husband, Eugene McGrath; two sons, Stewart of Hialeah, Fla., and Vaughn McGrath of Manchester, Mass.; two daughters, the Misses Cynthia and Wendy McGrath, and her mother, Mrs. Doris Stewart. Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Edith McGrath Memorial Fund.

    Edith married Eugene Michael Joseph McGrath on 10 May 1942 in Richland Oswego, New York. Eugene (son of Michael Joseph McGrath and Gertrude M Henry) was born on 21 Mar 1915 in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, USA; died on 9 Jun 1985 in Greer, Greenville, South Carolina, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Stewart Eugene McGrath
    2. Vaughn Robert McGrath was born on 27 Jan 1950 in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, USA; died on 4 May 2012 in Marblehead, MA.
    3. Cynthia Kae McGrath
    4. Wendy Maureen McGrath

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Robert Edward Stewart was born on 3 Jul 1899 in Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA (son of Fred Benjiman Stewart and Ida Grace Barber); died on 6 Jun 1955 in Remsen, Oneida, New York, United States; was buried in Richland, New York, United States.

    Notes:

    Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, June 9, 1955 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - R. Stewart Rites Richland, Today - Funeral services are to be held today at 2 p.m. at the Richland Church of Christ for Robert Stewart, 55, with Rev. George Murray, pastor of the Fonda Reform Church officiating. A prayer service was held Wednesday evening at his home in Fonda. Burial will be in the Richland Cemetery, with full military rites by Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion of Pulaski. Mr. Stewart had been in good health and had worked Monday at his job with the New York Central railroad. He was stricken with a heart attack Monday evening at his home. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Doris Otis Stewart; a daughter, Mrs. Eugene McGrath, Syracuse; two grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Hazel Harrington, Rome. Mr. Stewart was born July 3, 1899, at Pulaski, a son of Fred B. and Ida Barber Stewart. He attended Pulaski schools and enlisted in the army, serving 16 months in Europe during World War I. An employee of the New York Central railroad, in 1942 Mr. Stewart was made assistant supervisor of tracks at Remsen. He moved to Fonda as supervisor of tracks in 1953. He was a member of the Richland Church of Christ, the American Railway Supervisors association, Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion of Pulaski, Pulaski Lodge 415, F. & A. M., and the Fonda Community Service Club.

    Robert married Doris Irene Otis on 14 Dec 1919 in Mannsville, New York. Doris (daughter of Avery Brown Otis and Elizabeth Isabelle Ellis) was born on 3 Apr 1900 in New York; died on 5 Nov 1980 in Mexico, Oswego, New York, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Doris Irene Otis was born on 3 Apr 1900 in New York (daughter of Avery Brown Otis and Elizabeth Isabelle Ellis); died on 5 Nov 1980 in Mexico, Oswego, New York, USA.

    Notes:

    Newspaper Obituary - November 10, 1980 Pulaski Democrat - Mrs. Doris O. Stewart - Mrs Doris O Stewart, 80, of Cedar Village Apartments died Wednesday, Nov 5 at Oswego Hospital. She was born in the town of Richland, where she attended school. Her Husband Robert died in 1955. For many years, Mrs. Stewart worked at the Wilson Red and White store in Richland. She later worked at Chappell's Department Store in Syracuse. She lived in Syracuse for many years. Mrs. Stewart was a member of Richland Church of Christ and the Order of the Eastern Star. Surviving are four grandchildren, Stewart McGrath of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Vaughn McGrath of Marblehead, Mass , and Cynthia Travers and Wendy Moullet, both of Sonoma Calif, two brothers, Arnold of Syracuse and Gerald Nutting of St. Lawrence County, a son in law, Eugene McGrath of Syracuse and a great-grandson. Services were at 11am Saturday in Richland Church of Christ, the Rev Gerald H. Brownell officiating. Burial will be in Richland.
    Lived in Remson, NY (1951)

    Children:
    1. 1. Edith Emily Stewart was born on 1 Oct 1921 in Sandy Creek, New York, USA; died on 27 Mar 1973 in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, USA.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Fred Benjiman Stewart was born on 18 Oct 1875 in Orwell, Oswego, New York (son of Ethel M. Stewart and Melissa Damon); died on 20 Apr 1937 in Richland Township, Oswego, New York.

    Notes:

    Newspaper Obituary - April 29, 1937 Sandy Creek News - Fred B. Stewart and Mrs Grace Barber Stewart - Fred B. Stewart was found dead at his home at 5:15 Tuesday afternoon April 20, 1937. The telegram telling of the death of his wife at Ogdensburg was found stuck in the door where the messenger had left it after failing to gain entrance. Mr. Stewart had been dead for about 12 hours when his body was discovered, it is believed. Fred B. Stewart, son of Ethel M. Stewart and Melissa Damon Stewart, was born in Orwell, October 18, 1875. Ida Grace Barber, daughter of Sherman Barber and Anna Wright Barber was born in Wilkes-Barre PA, July 6, 1876. They were married in Richland on Thanksgiving Day in November 1894. They were both members of the Richland Church of Christ. Mrs Stewart having been baptized November 1, 1891 and Mr. Stewart, January 17 1895. They had lived together on the farm for almost forty years until three or four years ago failing health made it necessary for Mrs Stewart to go to the hospital for care. Her husband accompanied by their daughter, Mrs. Hazel Harrington, visited her on Monday, the day before she passed away. Hers was the third death in the family within a few days, Ethel Stewart, father of Fred Stewart, having passed away in Pulaski March 24 1937. They leave a number of surviving relatives. Surviving Mr. Stewart are two sisters, Mrs Grace Lyons of Pulaski and Mrs. Blanche Price of Fulton. Mrs Stewart is survived by two brothers, Rolla Barber of Pulaski and Clinton Barber of Sandy Pond. They also leave one daughter, Mrs Hazel Harrington of Pulaski, Port Ontario and one son, Robert Stewart of Richland. There are three grandchildren, Irene Harrington, Flora King, and Edith Stewart. In addition to farming, Mr. Stewart served as an employee of the New York Central Railroad for about forty years and was a member of the Railroad Brotherhood. He was of a home loving nature and fond of his family. His tragic death alone in his home, due to monoxide fumes from a faulty oil heating stove came as a distinct shock to the entire community. He had visited his son Robert Stewart, and family on Monday evening and going home and returning for the night had evidently lapsed into unconsciousness overcome by the poisonous fumes without being aware that the stove was acting badly. Funeral services for Mr. and Mrs. Fred Stewart were held Friday at 2pm from Church of Christ, Richland, Rev. W. C. Chapman conducted the service with burial in Richland Cemetery.

    Newspaper Obituary - Wednesday, April 21, 1937 Oswego Palladium Times - Oswego, New York - Richland Man Is Victim Of Fumes From Oil Heater - Fred Stewart Succumbs Without Knowing Wife Had Died In Ogdensburg - Pulaski, April 21 - Fred Stewart, 62, well-known resident of the town of Richland and an employee of the New York Central railroad practically all his life, was found dead at 3:15 Tuesday afternoon at his home in the Springbrook district between Pulaski and Richland. The discovery was made by his son, Robert Stewart, who with his wife, had gone to the house to make arrangements for the funeral of Mrs. Fred Stewart, who had died in Ogdensburg. The telegram telling of the elder Mr. Stewart's wife's death was found stuck in the door where the messenger had left it after failing to gain entrance. A burned out kerosene heating stove from which carbon monoxide had come was believed to have been the cause of death. This is the third death in the Stewart family within a month, Fred Stewart's father, Ethel Stewart, having died in Pulaski March 24; the wife dying in Ogdensburg Monday, and Mr. Stewart himself dying some time Monday night or early Tuesday morning. Mr. Stewart had been regularly employed on the section gang out of Pulaski working under Foreman O. Look, but Monday, due to the critical condition of Mrs. Stewart, had not worked so nothing was thought of his failure to report for work Tuesday. He was in the village Monday evening but started for home early in the evening, this being the last he was seen alive. On discovering the body, the son notified Sergeant Roy Peterson of the state police and Assistant District Attorney Clarence J. Gorman, Dr. A. G. Dunbar, town health officer, was called and after an investigation the cause of death was given as accidental from inhaling carbon monoxide, and the body was released to Paul K. Foster. It was the opinion of the physician that Mr. Stewart had been dead about 12 hours when the body was discovered. Mr. Stewart was born the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ethel Stewart and was born in the town of Richland and had always made his home in the vicinity. He was well known in railroad circles from his long employment in that line. His wife was Mrs. Grace Barber Stewart, who probably predeceased him by only a few hours. She had been a patient in Ogdensburg since 1931 and word had been received of her critical illness only a day or two ago. Besides the son, Robert Stewart, he is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Hazel Harrington of Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Bernice Lyons of Pulaski and Mrs. Blanche Clark of Bowens Corners and three grandchildren.

    Cause of Death: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning from a defective stove in his home.

    Died:
    Burial: 23 Apr 1937, Richland Cemetery

    Fred married Ida Grace Barber on 29 Nov 1894 in Richland, Oswego, New York, United States. Ida (daughter of Sherman Barber and Anna Wright) was born on 6 Jul 1876 in Pennsylvania, United States; died on 18 Apr 1937 in Ogdensburg, St Lawrence, New York, United States. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Ida Grace Barber was born on 6 Jul 1876 in Pennsylvania, United States (daughter of Sherman Barber and Anna Wright); died on 18 Apr 1937 in Ogdensburg, St Lawrence, New York, United States.

    Notes:

    Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, April 22, 1937 Oswego Palladium Times - Oswego, New York - Double Funeral For Stewarts On Friday - Pulaski, April 22 - Double funeral services for Fred Stewart, a victim of monoxide poisoning, and his wife, Mrs. Grace Barber Stewart, who died Tuesday in Ogdensburg, will be conducted at 1:30 o'clock Friday afternoon at the Paul K. Foster funeral home in Lake street, and at 2 o'clock in the Richland church of Christ. Rev. W. C. Chapman, pastor, will officiate and burial will be in Richland cemetery.

    Notes:

    Newspaper Article - Wednesday, December 5, 1894 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Town Line Road - A very quiet affair happened in this place on November 29th, it being the marriage of Gracie, second daughter of Sherman Barber, to Frederick, only son of Ethel Stuart(Stewart), of this place. We extend our congratulations and wish them a happy and prosperous journey as they sail down the stream of time.

    Children:
    1. Hazel Deetta Stewart was born on 14 Jun 1895 in Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA; died on 1 Jul 1974 in Rome, Oneida, New York, United States.
    2. 2. Robert Edward Stewart was born on 3 Jul 1899 in Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA; died on 6 Jun 1955 in Remsen, Oneida, New York, United States; was buried in Richland, New York, United States.

  3. 6.  Avery Brown Otis was born on 18 Jan 1858 in Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York, United States of America (son of Harley Jenkins Otis and Lydia McNitt); died on 11 Mar 1951 in Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, New York, United States of America; was buried on 15 Mar 1951 in Ellisburg Twp., Jefferson County, New York.

    Notes:

    Avery lived most all his life in Ellisburg and Sandy Creek Townships. He and his family had spent a few years in Carey, Illinois.

    Avery married Elizabeth Isabelle Ellis on 25 Aug 1878 in Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York, United States of America. Elizabeth (daughter of John P. Ellis and Nancy Goodnough) was born in 1862 in Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York, United States of America; died on 19 Apr 1932 in Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, United States of America. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Elizabeth Isabelle Ellis was born in 1862 in Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York, United States of America (daughter of John P. Ellis and Nancy Goodnough); died on 19 Apr 1932 in Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, United States of America.

    Notes:

    Newspaper Obituary - Sandy Creek News April 21, 1932 - Mrs. Avery Otis - Mrs. Elizabeth Otis, 70, wife of Avery Brown Otis of Sandy Creek, died Tuesday morning April 19, 1932, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Robert Stewart, Richland. She had been taken to the Stewart home following an operation in Memorial Hospital, Syracuse, last September. She failed to recover fully from the effects of the operation. Mrs. Otis was born in the town of Ellisburg October 4, 1861, daughter of John H. and Nancy Goodenough Ellis. She was married to Avery Otis, August 25, 1878 and their entire life has been spent in the vicinity of Sandy Creek and Ellisburg with the exception of six years in the west. For many years she and her husband conducted a farm between Sandy Creek and Mannsville. Besides her husband and daughter, Mrs. Stewart, she is survived by another daughter, Mrs. Seward Nutting, Sandy Creek, and four sons, Byron J. of Ellisburg, George H. of Pierrepont Manor, Earl H. of Pulaski and R. Ellis of Ellisburg. She also leaves 24 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Cora Howard of Sandy Creek. Ancestors of Mrs. Ellis were the founders of Ellisburg and the town and village were named in honor of the Ellis family. Private prayer services were held at the Stewart home Thursday at 1:30 p.m. and funeral services in Richland Church of Christ at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Culp of Syracuse officiating. Burial was in Ellisburg.

    Children:
    1. Alice May Otis was born on 28 Aug 1881 in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, United States; died on 9 Mar 1940 in Ellisburg, New York.
    2. Earl Harrison Otis was born on 6 Dec 1888 in Carey, Illinois; died on 8 Aug 1971 in Pulaski, Oswego County, New York, United States of America; was buried in Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York, United States of America.
    3. Byron J. Otis was born on 14 Jan 1879 in Ellisburg Twp., Jefferson County, New York; died on 25 Nov 1969 in Pulaski, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York.
    4. Raymond Ellis Otis was born on 25 Sep 1895 in Sandy Creek Twp., Oswego County, New York; died on 23 Apr 1984 in Renshaw Bay, Ellisburg Twp., Jefferson County, New York; was buried on 26 Apr 1984 in Ellisburg Twp., Jefferson County, New York.
    5. Daughter Otis was born about 1880; died about 1880.
    6. George H. Otis was born on 16 Jan 1884 in Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York, United States of America; died on 3 Jan 1975 in Baldwinsville, Onondaga County, New York, United States of America.
    7. 3. Doris Irene Otis was born on 3 Apr 1900 in New York; died on 5 Nov 1980 in Mexico, Oswego, New York, USA.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Ethel M. Stewart was born on 15 Jun 1855 in Richland, Oswego, New York, United States (son of Draper Henry Stewart and Ann Marpole); died on 24 Mar 1937 in Pulaski, Oswego, New York, United States; was buried in Richland Cemetery, Richland, Oswego Co., New York, USA.

    Notes:

    Newspaper Obituary - April 1, 1937 Sandy Creek News - Funeral services were held at Pulaski Saturday for Ethel M. Stewart, 81, lifelong resident of the Richland section, who died Wednesday, March 24, 1937, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Bernice Lyons, Pulaski, where he had resided for about 15 years. Mr. Stewart was born in Richland, June 15, 1856, son of Draper and Anna Marpole Stewart. He married Melissa Damon in Orwell about 62 years ago. She died April 9, 1915. Mr. Stewart for many years worked as a carpenter for the New York Central railroad and also conducted a farm near Richland. He is survived by one son, Fred B. Stewart of Pulaski; two daughters, Mrs. Blanche Price of Futon and Mrs. Bernice Lyons of Pulaski with whom he lived. Other survivors include three brothers, Draper Stewart, Richland; Lemuel Stewart of Syracuse and Edward Stewart of Mexico; two sisters, Mrs. Nellie Dolly of Syracuse, and Mrs. Ward Stinson of Pulaski; three grandchildren, Robert Stewart, Richland; Mrs.Hazel Harrington, Pulaski, and Ernest Lyons of Syracuse.

    Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, March 25, 1937 Oswego Palladium Times - Oswego, New York - Pulaski, March 25 - Ethel Stewart, retired farmer and railroad worker, died Wednesday evening at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Bernice Lyons, Erie street. He had been ill a long time. Mr. Stewart was born July 15, 1856, son of the late Draper and Anna Marpole Stewart and was a lifelong resident of Richland and Pulaski. For several years he was a bridge carpenter with the New York Central Railroad. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Lyons and Mrs. Blanche Price of Fulton; one son, Fred Stewart, Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Anna Stanson, Meacham District, and Mrs. Nellie Dawley, Syracuse; three brothers, Draper Stewart of Richland, Edward Stewart of Mexico and Lemuel Stewart of Syracuse, and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Lynns home Saturday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. C. W. Chapman of Richland Church of Christ officiating and burial in Richland Cemetery.

    Cause of Death: Arterio sclerosis
    He lived on the Orton Road, in the Meacham District, Town of Richland.

    Died:
    Burial: Richland Cemetery - Richland, Oswego Co., New York

    Ethel married Melissa Damon on 6 Dec 1873 in Orwell, New York. Melissa (daughter of George Bonner Damon and Betsey Mason) was born on 9 Apr 1856 in Richland, Oswego, New York, United States; died on 9 Apr 1915; was buried in Richland, Oswego County, New York, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Melissa Damon was born on 9 Apr 1856 in Richland, Oswego, New York, United States (daughter of George Bonner Damon and Betsey Mason); died on 9 Apr 1915; was buried in Richland, Oswego County, New York, USA.

    Notes:

    Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, April 15, 1915 Sandy Creek News - Sandy Creek, New York - Meacham District - Richland - Mrs. E. Damon Stewart, died Friday, April 9, on her 59th birthday, having been in poor health all winter though able to be about and thought to be on the gain. Two weeks ago she was stricken with pneumonia which proved too much for her weakened condition. She is survived by her husband, who is sick in bed, and has been for three weeks. The funeral was held at the church in Richland Monday at 2 o'clock. She leaves one son, Fred Stewart of Spring Brook and two daughters, Mrs. Bernice Lyons of Pulaski and Blanche Stewart who is at home with her parents, and four brothers, Clayton, William and Curn Damon of Orwell and George was homeless in the South.

    Newsaper Obituary - Pulaski Democrat - April 1915 - Stewart - In Richland, April 9, 1915, Mrs. E. Damon Stewart, aged 59 years.

    Vitals - April 9, 1915 - Melissa Damon Stewart, age 59 years. Date of birth April 9, 1856, born in New York. Sex, female; race, white; married; occupation, housework. Name of father, George Damon, born in New York. Name of mother, Betsey Mason, born in New York. Informant, Mrs. Bernice Lyon, Pulaski, New York. Cause of death, pneumonia, contributed by nephritis. Signed by A. G. Dunbar, M.D., April 9, 1915, Richland, New York. Place of burial, Richland, April 12, 1915. Undertaker, Enos & Morton, Pulaski, New York.

    Notes:

    Newspaper Article - Thursday, December 11, 1873 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Married - At the home of the bride, and Orwell, December 6, 1873, by Rev. L. R. Grant, Mr. Ethel Stewart and Miss Melissa Damon.

    Children:
    1. Leroy Stewart was born about 1884 in Richland Township, Oswego, New York; died on 22 May 1885 in Richland Township, Oswego, New York.
    2. 4. Fred Benjiman Stewart was born on 18 Oct 1875 in Orwell, Oswego, New York; died on 20 Apr 1937 in Richland Township, Oswego, New York.
    3. Grace B. Stewart was born on 20 Oct 1880 in Richland Township, Oswego, New York; died on 30 Oct 1977 in Fulton, Oswego, New York.
    4. Blanche Ethel Stewart was born on 19 Sep 1892 in Richland Township, Oswego, New York; died on 6 Jul 1954 in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York.

  3. 10.  Sherman Barber

    Sherman married Anna Wright. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Anna Wright
    Children:
    1. 5. Ida Grace Barber was born on 6 Jul 1876 in Pennsylvania, United States; died on 18 Apr 1937 in Ogdensburg, St Lawrence, New York, United States.

  5. 12.  Harley Jenkins Otis was born on 28 Feb 1817 in Ellisburg Twp., Jefferson County, New York (son of John Otis and Laura McKee); died on 3 Mar 1909 in Ellisburg Twp., Jefferson County, New York.

    Harley married Lydia McNitt in 1840. Lydia was born on 19 Oct 1818 in Sandy Creek Twp., Oswego County, New York; died on 27 Mar 1897 in Ellisburg Twp., Jefferson County, New York. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Lydia McNitt was born on 19 Oct 1818 in Sandy Creek Twp., Oswego County, New York; died on 27 Mar 1897 in Ellisburg Twp., Jefferson County, New York.
    Children:
    1. Joseph E. Otis was born on 5 Aug 1850; died on 2 Dec 1852.
    2. John D. Otis was born on 18 May 1842; died on 5 Jul 1864 in Petersburg, Virginia.
    3. Edson T. Otis was born in 1844; died in 1847.
    4. Nettie Almira Otis was born on 17 Sep 1855; died on 16 Jun 1862.
    5. 6. Avery Brown Otis was born on 18 Jan 1858 in Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York, United States of America; died on 11 Mar 1951 in Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, New York, United States of America; was buried on 15 Mar 1951 in Ellisburg Twp., Jefferson County, New York.
    6. Ellen Otis
    7. Julia Otis

  7. 14.  John P. Ellis

    John married Nancy Goodnough. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Nancy Goodnough
    Children:
    1. 7. Elizabeth Isabelle Ellis was born in 1862 in Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York, United States of America; died on 19 Apr 1932 in Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, United States of America.