Stephen Twitchell

Stephen Twitchell

Male 1837 - 1892  (55 years)

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  • Name Stephen Twitchell 
    Born 1837 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Mar 1892 
    Age 55 years 
    Person ID I37512  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

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, April 7, 1892 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Murdered in Florida - Last July, Stephen Twitchell, brother of Henry C. Twitchell, sailed in an open sailboat from Port Ontario for Florida. He went via the lakes to Chicago land thence via the great rivers to New Orleans and through the Gulf to some place not far from St. Andrews Bay. He was accompanied by his two children, a young lady and a young man in his teens. The boat was loaded with his household goods. He was engaged in gardening, and his son had a contract of carrying the mail across one of the bays along the Florida coast. On Tuesday a letter came to his friends at Port Ontario announcing that he had been murdered. No particulars whatever are given.

      Newspaper Article - Thursday, May 12, 1892 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Since the sad information reached us of the assassination of Comrade Stephen A. Twitchell, at Josephine, Florida, March 24, 1892, and Whereas, our great commander has in his wise providence permitted the untimely death of Comrade Twitchell, late member of Company A, 24th Regiment, New York Volunteers, and Whereas our Comrade was a member of the first company that left Oswego County, New York, April, 1861, enduring the hardships and privation incident to the early volunteers, faithful in every duty that his country called him to perform, therefore, be it Resolved that we, the members of J. B. Butler Post No. 111, G. A. R., extend to his children, brothers and sister our earnest and heartfelt sympathy in this their great affliction. Resolved, that these resolutions be spread upon the journal of the Post, and request it to be published in the Pulaski Democrat and a copy be sent to the family. William M. Hinman, Henry B. Whitney, L. D. Potter, committee.