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Evelyn C. Mead

Evelyn C. Mead

Female 1910 - 1993  (83 years)

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  • Name Evelyn C. Mead 
    Born 27 Aug 1910 
    Gender Female 
    Died 22 Sep 1993 
    Person ID I88074  stewartsny.com
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Father Newman Foster Mead,   b. 3 Jan 1888, Boylston, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1977, Mannsville, Jefferson, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Alta Omeda Crandall,   b. 18 Mar 1889, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1929, Lacona, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 21 May 1908  Sandy Creek, Sandy Creek Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8553  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Henry Ridgeway,   b. 13 Apr 1905, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1996, Lacona, Oswego, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married Dec 1929 
    Children 
     1. Alta Aileen Ridgeway,   b. 16 Jun 1930,   d. 29 Sep 2001, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
     2. Ronald J. Ridgeway,   b. 30 Sep 1941,   d. 20 Jan 1942  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     3. Donald Ridgeway
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F8952  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • EVELYN C. RIDGEWAY, LACONA, DIES AT AGE 83
      Watertown Daily Times (NY) - September 24, 1993Browse Issues
      Evelyn C. Ridgeway, 83, Lacona, Route 2, died Wednesday in Oswego Hospital, after becoming ill in Williamstown.

      The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Summerville Funeral Home, 8192 Harrwood Drive, Sandy Creek, with the Rev. Lorraine Zimmerman officiating. Burial will be in Wesleyan Cemetery.

      Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Members of Rebekah Lodge will meet at 8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

      Surviving are her husband, James H.; a son, Donald, Lacona; a daughter, Alta Shirley, Lacona; five grandsons; five great-grandsons and a sister, Erma Yerdon, Sandy Creek.

      A son, Ronald, died as an infant. A brother and three sisters died before her.

      Born in Lacona on Aug. 27, 1910, a daughter of Foster and Alta Crandall Mead, she attended Stevens District Schools, Sandy Creek. She married James H. Ridgeway on Dec. 29, 1929, at the Congregational Church parsonage, Sandy Creek, with the Rev. Thomas Davies officiating.

      Mr. and Mrs. Ridgeway owned and operated a dairy farm on the Lacona-Orwell Road until their retirement in 1975.

      Mrs. Ridgeway attended the United Methodist Church, Sandy Creek, and was a 60-year member of Sandy Creek Grange 127. She was a 48-year member and past noble grand of Mistletoe Rebekah Lodge 248 and past district deputy president of Oswego County District 2 of Rebekahs. She also held several offices with the Past Noble Grands Association.