Henry C. Twitchell

Henry C. Twitchell

Male 1845 - 1910  (65 years)

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  • Name Henry C. Twitchell 
    Born 28 Sep 1845  Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Oct 1910  Pulaski, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 65 years 
    Person ID I37480  Tree2020
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father Ancestors James Twitchell
              b. 1813, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 9 Sep 1888, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Olive Polly Chapin
              b. Abt 1814, Sandy Creek Oswego County New York Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 5 Jul 1886, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F13903  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Caroline Ann Moody
              b. 24 Oct 1850, Orleans Twp., Jefferson County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 30 Aug 1912, Pulaski, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 22 Dec 1871 
    Age at Marriage He was 26 years and 3 months - She was 21 years and 2 months  
    Notes 
    • Newspaper Article- Thursday, December 29, 1870 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Married - At the residence of the bride's parents, on Thursday, December 23rd, by Rev. W. Watson, Mr. H. Twitchell, of Pulaski to Miss Carrie Moody, of this town.
    Children 
     1. Maria Twitchell  [natural]
     2. Antoinette Twitchell  [natural]
     3. Stephen Twitchell  [natural]
     4. Jane Twitchell  [natural]
     5. Henry C. Twitchell  [natural]
     6. Candace Twitchell  [natural]
     7. Martha Twitchell  [natural]
     8. Anna Twitchell  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F13920  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1895 Landmarks of Oswego
      TWITCHELL, Henry C., of English ancestry, was born in Oswego county, August 28, 1845. His grandfather, Stephen, was born in Mass., and died in Pulaski. James, father of Henry C., was born in Jefferson county, and died in Pulaski, aged sixty-eight, and his wife Polly, born in Richland, also died in Pulaski, aged sixty-five. Their children were Maria, Antoinette, Stephen, Jane, Henry C., Candace, Martha and Anna. Mr. Twitchell was a carpenter by trade, and attended the Methodist Church. Henry C. was educated in Pulaski and followed sailing until 1861, when he enlisted in the 7th N.Y. Cavalry and served six months, was honorably discharged and returned home. He again took up the sailor's life, which he followed three years, then began carpentry which he has since followed. In 1870 he married Carrie MOODY, daughter of Harry and Caroline MOODY of Richland. Mr. Twithcell is a Royal Arch Mason, a G.A.R. man and was collector of the town three years.

      Co. B of the NY 7th Cav. Oct 1, 1861-April 1, 1862. Twitchell was a lake sailor and carpenter

      October 20, 1910 ~ Henry C. Twitchell, age 65 years, 1 months, 2 days, Married, Carpenter, born in Sandy Creek, New York, Son of James Twitchell born in Rodman, New York, and Polly Chapin, Died in Pulaski of chronic cerebral meningitis, spinal meningitis.

      Newspaper Article - Wednesday Morning, December 15, 1909 The Post Standard - Syracuse, New York - Hand Cut By A Circular Saw - Henry C. Twitchell Badly Injured at Pulaski - Pulaski, December 14 - Henry C. Twitchell, while working about a circular saw at the Tollner plant this morning, was seriously injured. A large sliver glanced from the board while it was passing through the rapidly revolving circular saw and Mr. Twitchell’s left hand was drawn against the saw, badly lacerating the hand and wrist. Mr. Twitchell was taken to the office of Dr. James. L. More, where, assisted by Dr. Charles E. Low, the injury was dressed.

      Newspaper Obituary - Friday Evening, October 21, 1910 Oswego Daily Times - Oswego, New York - Pulaski - Death of Henry C. Twitchell - Pulaski, October 21 - The death of Henry C. Twitchell occurred yesterday afternoon after an illness of about a week. Mr. Twitchell was born in this town about 66 years ago, and had passed nearly his entire life in Pulaski. He was a carpenter and contractor and a year or so ago while at work in the Tollner Box Works, sustained severe injury to one of his hands, the severe nervous shock injuring his health. Mr. Twitchell was a Civil War veteran and was attached to Company B, Seventh New York cavalry, and was a past commander of J. B. Butler Post No. 111, G.A.R. He was past worshipful master of Pulaski lodge No. 415, F. and A.M., and past high priest of Pulaski lodge, No. 279, R.A.M. His widow survives. The funeral will be held at the house at 1 o'clock Monday afternoon. Masons will meet at the Masonic Temple at 12:15 o'clock, where conveyances will be in waiting.

      Newspaper Obituary - Wednesday, October 26, 1910 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Henry C. Twitchell - In the death of Henry C. Twitchell our village and town has lost one who will be deeply mourned and sadly missed. Henry C. Twitchell was such a man as _ his impress upon all who knew him for his true worth and in him was one of the noblest characters. Mr. Twitchell was born in this town near the village, sixty-five years ago. He has spent most of his life here among the people. He married Carrie Moody who survives him. He was among the young man who answered the call for volunteers in the time of the nation’s peril. He served well and came back to his home to take up the duties of civil life. He was a member of the Methodist Church, a member of Pulaski Lodge, F. & A. M., Pulaski Chapter, R. A. M. and Pulaski Chapter, O. E. S., having served each of the orders in presiding offices. He was a mechanic of the most skilled class and followed that occupation to the last of his active life. His death, which came Friday morning, was a shock as he had been at work in the Tollner plant up to a week before. His funeral was held from the home on Port Street, Monday at one o'clock, Rev. Frederick Maunder officiating. The Masonic honors were given by officers of Pulaski Lodge. Burial in Pulaski cemetery.