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William Melvin Preston
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Birth: Oct., 1850
DeRuyter
Madison County
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 20, 1905
Syracuse
Onondaga County
New York, USA

William was married twice:
-1- Alice (---) - one child from this marriage: Daisy (who married Lucius Gridley)
-2- Carrie E. Webster (I don't know of any children from this marriage).

Obituary:

Syracuse, New York
The Journal newspaper
Monday, November 20, 1905
Page 2, Column 4


WILLIAM M. PRESTON.


William Melvin Preston, 55 years old, of 216 South-ave., died at 4:45 a.m. Monday at the Hospital of the Good Shepherd. Mr. Preston was born at DeRuyter and for the past 20 years served as shipping clerk and bookkeeper at the E. C. Stearns plant. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Carrie E.; one daughter, Mrs. Lucius H. Gridley; two brothers, Charles H. of this city, and Albert C. of Rochester; and three sisters, Mrs. Ella M. Wheeler and Mrs. George O. White of this city and Mrs. Erastus Upham of Duluth, Minn. The funeral will be held from the home Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, with burial at Oakwood.
 
 
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 Parents:
  King Hiram C. Preston (1825 - 1889)
  Louisa Jane Phillips Preston (1830 - 1894)
 
 Children:
  Daisy C. Preston Gridley (1873 - 1918)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ella M. Preston Wheeler (1849 - 1912)*
  William Melvin Preston (1850 - 1905)
  Marion Nancy Preston Upham (1853 - 1912)*
  Calista Preston Kinne (1854 - 1897)*
  Charles H. Preston (1855 - 1919)*
  Albert C. Preston (1858 - 1908)*
  Grace May Preston White (1868 - 1934)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Syracuse
Onondaga County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 54, Lot 231
 
Created by: Tom C.
Record added: Jan 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83591243
William Melvin Preston
Added by: Tom C.
 
William Melvin Preston
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