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William Oscar Ingersoll

William Oscar Ingersoll

Male 1845 - 1935  (89 years)

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  • Name William Oscar Ingersoll  [1, 2
    Born 10 Dec 1845  Richland, Oswego County, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Sep 1935  New Centerville, Albion Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I49984  stewartsny.com
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Father Benjamin Briggs Ingersoll,   b. 8 Nov 1805, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1864, Albion, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Hannah Wolcott,   b. 1806, Springfield, Otsego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1847, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1825  Pulaski, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Family ID F15781  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Alice C. Wescott 
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F20466  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Florence S. Fitch,   b. 1846,   d. 16 Jul 1891, New Centerville, Albion Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F20467  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William Oscar Ingersoll - December 10, 1845 - September 17, 1935. Military Service: Veteran of the Civil War. Son of Benjamin Briggs and Hannah Wolcott Ingersoll. Husband of Florence S. Fitch Ingersoll (married about 1869) & Alice C. Westcott Sheridan Ingersoll (married October 17, 1894.) [Note: Florence Ingersoll died July 16, 1891 in New Centerville, New York and is buried in Richland Cemetery at Richland, New York]

      Newspaper Obituary - Tuesday, September 17, 1935 Oswego Palladium Times - Oswego, New York - Veteran Dies at Home in Eastern Part of County - Illness Proves Fatal to Oscar Ingersoll, 89, of Sandy Creek - Sandy Creek, September 17 - Oscar Ingersoll, one of the six last Civil War veterans in the eastern part of Oswego County, died early Tuesday at his home here. He was 89 years old. John H. Hollis is now the last Civil War veteran in Sandy Creek. Mr. Ingersoll was born in the town of Albion December 10, 1845, son of the late Benjamin and Hallan Wolcott Ingersoll, pioneer settlers. At the age of 17 he enlisted in the Union forces and served with distinction throughout the war. Returning, he became a farmer, settling in the town of Albion near Centerville, and later going to Boylston. He retired about 20 years ago and took up his residence here. Although he had been in poor health since last April, Mr. Ingersoll had been confined to his bed only since Saturday. Survivors are his wife, Alice Westcott Ingersoll, and one daughter, Mrs. Henry A. Eston, Worcester, Massachusetts. Funeral arrangements are incomplete, but the Rev. T. T. Davies of the Congregational church will officiate and burial will be in Riverside cemetery, Pulaski.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1762] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;;;;;;), Database online.
      Record for Benjamin Ingersoll

    2. [S1762] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;;;;;;), Database online.
      Record for Hannah Wolcott