Selected Families and Individuals



Obituary (from newspaper of 6 Aug. 1959):  CLAYTON---Harry C. Marshall, 68, of 511 Huginun St., died about 10:30 Wednesday night at his home.  He had become ill suddenly, and died shortly after the arrival of Dr. John T. Fowkes.  Death was due
to a circulatory abdominal collapse.  He had been in good health.

    The funeral will be Sunday afternoon at 2 in Christ Episcopal Church, Clayton, with Rev. David M. Talbot, rector, officiating.  Burial will be in Grove Cemetery, LaFargeville.  Friends may call at the Cummings Funeral Home, Clayton, Friday
from 7 to 9 p.m., and Saturday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Masonic services will be held at the funeral home Saturday at 8 p.m.

    Surviving Mr. Marshall are his wife, Mrs. Charlotte M. Vebber Marshall, and a brother, Holly R. Marshall of Clayton.

    Mr. Marshall was born Sept. 14, 1890, on Grindstone Island, a son of William R. and Anna Rattray Marshall.  He attended Clayton schools.  In 1913 he started sailing on boats on Lake Ontario, and became a chief engineer.  He continued until
1919, when he purchased a delicatessen from Stanley Lewis of Clayton, and operated the store until 1923.  Since then he had done seasonal work for summer residents.  He was married here June 14, 1922.

     A member of the F. & A. M. lodge 296 of Clayton, Mr. Marshall was a Royal Arch Mason.  He was a member of the Christ Episcopal Church.

Hollin Ross "Holly" MARSHALL

Obituary (from newspaper of Monday, 21 April 1980):  CLAYTON---Holly R. Marshall, 83, of 307 Mary St., died Saturday at the House of the Good Samaritan where he had been a patient for two weeks.  He had been ill for several years.

    Funeral services will be at 1 a.m. Wednesday at the Cummings Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Nay, pastor of the Clayton United Methodist Church, officiating.  Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.

    Calling hours will be Tuesday 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.  Contributions may be made to the Clayton Volunteer Ambulance Fund.

    He is survived by his wife Delia, two sons, Donald L. and William D., four grandsons, six great-granchildren and several nieces and nephews.  Two brothers and a sister predeceased him.

     He was born Sept. 14, 1896 on Grindstone Island, the son of William and Ann Rattray Marshall.  He attended Grindstone Island schools.

    He married Delia M. Page at St. Mary's Rectory in 1922.

    He worked for many years as first assistant engineer for the Great Lakes Steamship Co.  For 40 years he worked for H. J. Hodgkins Jr. and Sr. as a caretaker and boatsman.  He retired in 1977.

    He was a member of the New York State Guides association, and in 1936 he represented the Thousand Islands region in New York City.  He was a mason for 52 years.

Delia M. PAGE

Obituary (from newspaper of Thursday, 2 Jan. 1986):  CLAYTON---Delia M. Marshall, 84, of 307 Mary St., died Wednesday at Edward John Noble Hospital, Alexandria Bay, shortly after being admitted.

    The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the T. R. Jetty Funeral Home, with Msgr. Herbert H. Hannan, pastor of St. Mary's Church, officiating.   Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery.

    Calling hours will be one hour before the service.  Donations can be made in Mrs. Marshall's name to the Clayton Volunteer Ambulance Fund.

    Mrs. Marshall is survived by a son, William, Clayton; a sister, Mrs. William (Helen) Mall, Clayton; a brother, Carl C. Page, Clayton; nieces and nephews.

    A son, Donald L.; two brothers, George Page and Gerald Page, and a sister, Mrs. Raymond (Martina) Gillick, died before her.

    She was born March 11, 1901, in LaFargeville, to David and Olive Charlebois Page.  She attended area schools and married Holly R. Marshall in 1922.  Mr. Marshall died April 19, 1980.

    Mr. and Mrs. Marshall worked for H. J. Hodgkins Jr. and Sr. as caretakers on Round Island for 40 years.


Obituary:  DEXTER, Sept. 16.---Hugh McCormick, 65, a farmer on the Weaver Road, Chaumont, R.D. 1, died unexpectedly at 7 p.m. Saturday while doing the milking in the barn.

    Although he had not been well at times, Mr. McCormick was able to do his farm work and felt well on Saturday. Mrs. McCormick had been helping in the barn, went to the house briefly and when she returned about 20 minutes later, found her
husband had slumped from the milking stool to the floor.  Death was attributed to a cerebral hemorrhage.

    The funeral will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home, Rev. Philip N. Tonkin, retired Methodist minister of Dexter, officiating.  Burial will be in Dexter Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9
p.m. today.

    Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Hazel Kittle McCormick; two brothers, J. Hazael, Limerick, and Frank, Dexter; four step-daughters, Mrs. David (Marjorie) Vranchich, Youngstown, O.; Mrs. Gene (Mildred) Hoover, San Diego, Calif.; Mrs. Donald
(Arlene) Genter, Carthage; and Mrs. Donald (Beverly) Boshart, Calcium; and 16 step-grandchildren.

    Mr. McCormick was born May 31, 1898 on the Smith Road in the town of Brownville, a son of William H. and Julia Munson McCormick.  He attended rural schools in the area.  In 1922, he purchased a farm on the Weaver Road and had lived there

    He married twice.  On April 17, 1922, he married Miss Hazel E. Brown, a daughter of the late George M. and Sedate Kilburn Brown, in Dexter.  She died Dec. 25, 1936, at the age of 36.

    On Sept. 9, 1944, in the parsonage of the First Methodist Church, Watertown, with Rev. Albert Abbott officiating.  He married Mrs. Hazel Greenizen, daughter of the late George H. and Lillian Mosher Kittle.

    Mr. McCormick was a member of Dexter Grange 724, of which he was a past master, and of Pomona, State and National Granges.

Fannie HORNE

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Obituary from Watertown Daily Times of 19 Nov. 1925:  Mrs. Elizabeth Hayden, aged 62 years, died today at 8 a.m. at her home, 13 Devendorf block, State and Mechanic streets, after an illness of more than a year.

    She was born at Clayton, July 10, 1863, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Eli Charlebois.  She had lived in Clayton until five years ago when she came to this city.  She was married at Clayton to the late James Hayden.

    She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Charles Epps, Lockport, N.Y.; Mrs. Leo R. Leary, Buffalo, and Mrs. Leonard Bombard, city; two sons, Joseph, Lockport, and James, city; one sister, Mrs. William Fitzgerald, Clayton, and four
brothers, Antony, Alphone, and Eli Charlebois, all of Clayton, and L. W. Charlebois, 1164 State street, this city.

    The funeral will be held from the home of her brother, L. W. Charlebois, 1164 State street, Saturday morning at 9 and from the Holy Family church at 9:30.  Burial will be made at Clayton.