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Elsie Ridgeway

Elsie Ridgeway

Female 1906 - 1989  (82 years)


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  • Name Elsie Ridgeway  [1
    Born 24 Oct 1906  Boylston, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Died Jul 1989  [3
    Age 82 years 
    Person ID I24450  stewartsny.com
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Father Ancestors Edward James Ridgeway,   b. Sep 1871, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1954, Wesleyan Cemetery, Sandy Creek, Oswego County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Annie A. Borden,   b. Feb 1881, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1923  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1900  [4, 5
    Family ID F8447  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Benjamin Briggs,   b. 25 May 1900,   d. 4 Sep 1981, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Children 
     1. Anna Briggs  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F8469  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • GRAVESIDE SERVICE SET FOR ELSIE M. BRIGGS, 82
      Watertown Daily Times (NY) - July 5, 1989

      A graveside service for Elsie M. Briggs, 82, Ellisburg Road, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Wesleyan Cemetery, Lacona, with the Rev. Melvyn S. Connell, pastor of Sandy Creek Wesleyan Church, officiating.

      Mrs. Briggs died Sunday when the car she was riding in was hit head-on twice, once by an alleged drunk driver, in a three-car collision on Route 11 in the Town of Sandy Creek. The car was driven by her daughter, Anna Clevenger, who was also killed in the accident.

      Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 this evening at the Summerville Funeral Home.

      Surviving are two sons, Edward Briggs, Phoenix, Ariz., and Lowell Briggs, Tampa, Fla.; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a brother, Lewis Ridgeway, Wolcott, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

      A sister, Ida Johnson, and a brother, Allen Ridgeway, died before her.

      Born in Boylston Oct. 24, 1906, a daughter of Edward and Anna Borden Ridgeway, she was educated in Boylston Center schools. She married Benjamin H. Briggs Sept. 4, 1926, at Sandy Creek.

      The couple lived from 1933 to 1978 in Binghamton, where both were employed by Binghamton State Hospital until their retirement in 1967. They moved to Sandy Creek in 1978. Mr. Briggs died Sept. 4, 1981.

      Mrs. Briggs was a member of the Wesleyan Church and the senior citizens’ bowling league.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1076] Census, 1910 Federal Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--22 Apr 1910, by Geo Duane, Sheet 3B, Image 6, Sup Distr 12, Enum Distr 104.

    2. [S1076] Census, 1910 Federal Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--22 Apr 1910, by Geo Duane, Sheet 3B, Image 6, Sup Distr 12, Enum Distr 104.
      Elsie was age 3 in this census

    3. [S535] Social Security Death Index, From Rootsweb's SSDI.
      ELSIE BRIGGS Born 24 Oct 1906, Died Jul 1989, SSN 107-09-6034, Issued in New York

    4. [S1076] Census, 1900 Federal Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--15 & 16 Jun 1900, by Thomas W. Hamer, Sup distr 13, Enum distr 105, p. 11, Sheet 6A.
      Edward J. and Annie were married less than a year by this census

    5. [S1076] Census, 1910 Federal Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--22 Apr 1910, by Geo Duane, Sheet 3B, Image 6, Sup Distr 12, Enum Distr 104.
      Edward and Annie were married 10 years by this census