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Maria Woodruff Deveaux
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Birth: Aug. 15, 1796, Canada
Death: Apr. 23, 1815
Le Roy
Genesee County
New York, USA

Maria (Woodruff) Deveaux was the daughter of Ezekial and Sarah "Sally" (Hall) Woodruff. Maria was the 1st wife of Samuel DeVeaux. They were married about 1813 during the turbulent days of the War of 1812. He was the founder of DeVeaux College in Niagara Falls, New York, and died in the cholera epidemic of 1852.

Colonial Families of the United States
Volume V, Page 583
Ezekial Woodruff family

Tombstone Inscriptions from the Abandoned Cemeteries and Farm Burials of Genesee County, New York.
Town of Le Roy
Myrtle Street Cemetery
Page 118 and Page 132
Maria (Woodruff) DeVeaux

July 5, 2013
info from Elsa Vorwerk
"Maria was originally interred at Myrtle Street Cemetery, Le Roy, New York, and reinterred on May 11, 1963, next to her husband in the Woodruff family plot at St. David's United Methodist Church Cemetery, Niagara Co., Ontario, Canada." Further info may be found at:
http://www.woodvorwerk.com/vorwerk/p8673.htm
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Ezekiel Woodruff (____ - 1837)
  Sarah Hall Woodruff (1761 - 1835)
 
 Spouse:
  Samuel Deveaux (1789 - 1852)*
 
 Sibling:
  Sarah Woodruff Deveaux (1782 - 1864)*
  Maria Woodruff Deveaux (1796 - 1815)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"In Memory of
Maria wife of Samuel Deveaux
& daughter of Ezekiel and Sarah Woodruff
who departed this life
April 23, 1815
Aged 18 Y'rs 8 M'os 8 D'ys"
 
Burial:
Saint David's United Methodist Cemetery
Niagara-on-the-Lake
Niagara Regional Municipality
Ontario, Canada
 
Created by: Mary Jane Haight-Eckert
Record added: Apr 21, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26182071
 

 
 
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