Barbara Jane Orton

Barbara Jane Orton

Female 1926 - 1997  (71 years)

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  • Name Barbara Jane Orton 
    Born 13 Jul 1926  Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aug 1997 
    Age 71 years 
    Person ID I11138  Tree2020
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father Ancestors Avery Charles Orton
              b. 30 Dec 1893, Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 24 Jul 1975, Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Edwina Gertrude Skinner
              b. 22 Jun 1905, Camden, Oneida, NY Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 19 Mar 1959, Osceola Hospital, Kissimmee, Fla Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 14 Oct 1920  Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F403  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F25633  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ancestors Stanley James Robarge
              b. 3 Jul 1923
              d. 30 Sep 2001  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 28 Oct 1944  Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age at Marriage She was 18 years and 3 months - He was 21 years and 3 months  
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Susan Ann Robarge  [natural]
     2. Edward Robarge  [natural]
     3. Robert Robarge  [natural]
     4. Nancy Robarge  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F3148  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - August 11, 1997 Watertown Daily Times - BARBARA O. ROBARGE RED CROSS VOLUNTEER - Barbara Jane Orton Robarge, 71, Crestview Circle, Central Square, a Pulaski native, died Sunday at her home after a long illness. Mrs. Robarge was a former employee at Casual Corner, Central Square. She was a communicant and former secretary of St. Michael's Catholic Church, Central Square, where she was a lay reader and a member of its Altar and Rosary Society. She was a member of Fuller-Taylor American Legion Post 915 Auxiliary, Central Square, and had volunteered for over 40 years with the American Red Cross and was formerly active in the Girl Scouts. Born July 13, 1926, in Pulaski, daughter of Avery and Edwina Skinner Orton, she graduated from Pulaski Academy and Central School and attended Ohio State University where she was a member of Alpha Phi sorority. Mrs. Robarge was a direct descendant of early Jefferson County pioneers. Her great-great-great-grandfather was Dr. Abel Sherman, who came to Watertown from Brimfield, Mass., about 1803. Through her great-grandmother, Mrs. Martha Orinda Sherman Orton, she was a 10th-generation descendant of Edmund Sherman, who came to Massachusetts from England in 1634. She married Stanley J. Robarge on Oct. 28, 1944, at the home of the bride's parents in Pulaski with the Rev. W.A. Gardner officiating. The couple lived in Central Square for over 50 years. Surviving besides her husband are three sons, Edward "Ned" and Robert, both of Central Square, and Kenneth, Brewerton; two daughters, Susan Michaels, Syracuse, and Nancy Robarge, Central Square; 15 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and a cousin. Services will be at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Watson Funeral Home, Central Square, and at 10 a.m. at St. Michael's Church. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell. Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Hospice of Central New York, P.O. Box 69, Syracuse, N.Y. 13208 or to St. Michael's Church.