Merle Eva Mead

Merle Eva Mead

Female 1908 - 1984  (75 years)

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  • Name Merle Eva Mead 
    Born 7 Nov 1908  Lacona, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 3 Oct 1984  Lacona, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age 75 years 
    Person ID I24149  Tree2020
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father Ancestors Newman Foster Mead
              b. 3 Jan 1888, Boylston, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 8 Apr 1977, Mannsville, Jefferson, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Alta Omeda Crandall
              b. 18 Mar 1889, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 16 Jan 1929, Lacona, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 21 May 1908  Sandy Creek, Sandy Creek Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8553  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Allen Ridgeway
              b. 17 Mar 1901
              d. 17 Nov 1957  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 12 Mar 1931 
    Age at Marriage She was 22 years and 4 months - He was 30 years  
    Children 
     1. Ronald Mead Ridgeway
              b. 18 Dec 1933
              d. 26 Dec 1933  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     2. Loretta Jane Ridgeway
              b. 12 Nov 1942
              d. 28 Mar 1993  (Age 50 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x3. Earl Allen Ridgeway
              b. 17 Oct 1939
              d. 23 Nov 2019  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x4. Shirley Ridgeway  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F8863  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Wedding Announcement:
      At the Congregational manse, Sandy Creek, March 12, 1931, by Rev. T.T. Davies, Allen Ridgeway and Merle Mead, both of Lacona, were united in holy matrimony. The beautiful ring service was in evidence by which they pledged their abiding faith and constant love. They were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. James Ridgeway. Their many friends extend congratulations and good wishes.

      Obituary, Oct. 1984: Lived at 8247 Salisbury St., Lacona--Died at her home--attended local schools--Was employed at the apron factory in Pulaski and SC Central School Cafeteria. Also did laundry for local resident--Member and past district deputy of Mistletoe Rebekah Lodge 248 Lacona. Member of SC Grange 127--Wednesday Club and Sandy Creek Orwell Senior citizens. Survivors--daughter, Mrs. Warren (Shirley) Stowell and Loretta Ridgeway a son Earl--three sisters, Mrs. James (Evelyn) Ridgeway, Mrs. Clayton (Emma) Yerdon and Mrs. Raymond (Alice) Dann--a brother Harwood Mead--4 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren--several nieces and nephews--A son Ronald died in infancy as well as a sister, Mrs. Minnie Rosen who died prior to 1984. Services at Summerville Funeral Home with Warren D. Babcock pastor of Pilgrim Holiness Church Pierrepont Manor officating. Burial in the Wesleyan cemetery. Contributions may be made in her name to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance, Box 113 Pulaski, NY or the American Cancer Society.
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  • Sources 
    1. [S535] Social Security Death Index, From Rootsweb's SSDI.
      MERLE RIDGEWAY Born 07 Nov 1908, DIed Oct 1984, Last residence Lacona, Oswego Co., NY 13083, SSN 094-05-1138, Issued in New York