Frances Belle Delawyer

Frances Belle Delawyer

Female 1879 - 1942  (63 years)

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  • Name Frances Belle Delawyer 
    Born 20 Apr 1879  Mannsville, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 5 Jun 1942 
    Age 63 years 
    Person ID I34705  Tree2020
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Family Ancestors Charles Sumner Cronk
              b. 11 Oct 1873, Richland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 15 Jan 1936, Pitcairn, Saint Lawrence, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Children 
     1. Irma Viola Cronk
    Married: 1x2. Cecil Elice Cronk
              b. 8 Dec 1895  [natural]
     3. Leland Sumner Cronk  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F12916  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Frances Belle DeLawyer Cronk - April 20, 1879 - June 5, 1942. Daughter of Jerome H. and Emma Estella Decory DeLawyer. Wife of Charles Sumner Crank (married July 25, 1894) & Christopher Backus (married 1937.) [Note: Christopher Backus died in September 1955 at Star Lake, St Lawrence County, New York, place of burial is unknown.]
      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, June 11, 1942 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Richland Native Dies at Star Lake - Mrs. Francis DeLawyer Croak Backus, 63, wife of Christopher Backus, Star Lake, died at her home there, Thursday afternoon, following an illness of about a year. Surviving besides her husband are 12 children, all by her first marriage, including Mrs. Rose Babcock, Mexico; Mrs. Jesse LaBolt, Phoenix; Kenneth Cronk, Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Thea Fraser and Mrs. Mary Eddy, both of this village; 37 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren Three step-children also survive. She married Charles Cronk, Richland, in 1901, who died in 1936. She married Mr. Backus in 1937. She was born Richland in 1879, where she resided until 1920. Funeral services were held at the Star Lake home, Sunday afternoon at 12:30 o'clock, and burial will be in Richland cemetery.