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Note for:   Orrin A. Constable,   23 Aug 1888 - 1965         Index

Nickname:   Sandy

Burial:   
     Place:   Highland Cemetery, Sidney Center, Delaware, NY


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Note for:   Ethan (Sam) Grover Allen,   24 Dec 1876 - 22 Nov 1932         Index

Nickname:   Uncle Sam

Burial:   
     Place:   Walton Cemetery, Walton, Delaware, NY

Individual Note:
      FROM ROBERT BUDINE'S NOTES (OMAHA, NE): Sam Allen’s dad died when Sam was a baby (six weeks). He lived on Windfall Road in a cabin across the creek. Sam later took down the cabin and used the material to build a sap house near his main farm buildings. Sam’s mother remarried James Constable.
        OBITUARY: Walton Reporter: "Ethan Allen died at his home at Loomis in the town of Tompkins Tuesday, Nov. 22, after a four months' illness. Mr. Allen was born in the town of Tompkins 55 years ago and has been a lifelong resident of this vicinity, where he followed farming as an occupation. He is survived by his wife, one daughter, Mrs. Sheldon Budine, his mother, Mrs. Jemes Constable, three half-brothers, Archie and Andrew Constable of Walton and Orrin Constable of Oneonta, and a sister, Mrs. Herman Budine. The funeral will be held at the home Sunday afternoon at one o'clock, Rev. Curtis Shoup, pastor of the Trout Creek church, officiating. Burial will be made in Walton cemetery." Ethan, Carrie, Jason, Pearl, Lloyd and George Allen (1847-1909) are buried in the same plot in Walton cemetery. George may be Grover's brother. Ethan's middle name could have been George or Grover. His nickname was "Uncle Sam" Allen.



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Note for:   Thomas Aaron Phoenix,    -          Index

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      WALTON REPORTER: July 25, 1941 - there appeared a large photograph with this caption:...So proud was she of her great grandson that Mrs. Charles Tucker of West Exeter could hardly wait to have this picture of four generations of her family taken. Left to right are Mrs. Thomas Phoenix and son, Earl Phoenix, of Walton; Mrs. Tucker and three-months old James Phoenix, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Phoenix. Mrs. Tucker is a former resident of this vicinity. Earl Phoenix was Mrs. Tucker's first grandson and little James Phoenix was her first great grandson. Mrs. Tucker was Mrs. Thomas Maylor of Rock Royal before her second marriage.



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Note for:   Gaza Phoenix,    -          Index

Individual Note:
     Gaza may have been named Gazella. She married Paul Finch and lived in Bainbridge.



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Note for:   William Gilbert,   22 Aug 1873 -          Index

Individual Note:
     "Willie" was killed by run-away oxen around age 10 or 12.



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Note for:   Mina Gilbert,   21 Aug 1892 -          Index

Burial:   
     Place:   Walton, Delaware, NY

Individual Note:
      OBITUARY: Walton Reporter: Miss Mina Gilbert died on Monday night, January 29, at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Gilbert on Bobs Brook. She had been ill about six months and medical attention failed to bring any relief. The funeral service was held on Thursday at one o'clock in the First Baptist Church of Walton, conducted by the pastor, Rev. T.J. Murdock. Burial was in the Walton cemetery. Miss Gilbert is survived by her parents, one brother, Alfred of Granton, and five sisters, Mrs. Leslie M. Budine of Pines, Mrs. Ed Wright of Franklin, Mrs. John Price of Dryden, Mrs. Norman Cole of Bobs Brook and Minnie, a twin sister, at home. (Mina and Minnie were twins. Mina died in her 20s from polio.)



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Note for:   Minnie Gilbert,   21 Aug 1892 -          Index

Individual Note:
     Minnie and Mina were twins. They both caught polio in their early 20s. Mina died. Minnie survived but required leg braces the rest of her life. Family called her "Aunt Minnie."