William Frederick Gaisford

William Frederick Gaisford

Birth
Chicora, Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 8 Dec 1965 (aged 89)
Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot X 70
Memorial ID 166589201 · View Source
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The Derrick, Thursday, Dec 9 1965:
William Frederick Gaisford, 89, of Cooperstown RD 1 (Dempseytown), died at noon Wednesday in the Franklin Hospital following a brief illness. He was born June 11, 1876, at Chicaora, son of John C. and Mary Ellen Frederick Gaisford.

He was married to Lillian Henderson August 19, 1902 in Oil City by Rev. Mr. Stocking and she survives.

He attended the First Presbyterian Church of Franklin, was a Mason more than 51 years, a member of Myrtle Lodge 316 F & AM in Franklin, the Oil City Lodge of Perfection and the Coudersport Consistory. He was fond of flower gardening and collected antique clocks as a hobby. He owned Heasley and Gaisford Blacksmith Shop in Franklin where he lived when first married, then worked for Franklin Steel Division of Borg-Warner from 1923 until he retired in 1951.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Ira (Edith Christine) Ware and Mrs. Carle (Clara Helen) Mitchell of Oil City; 16 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. H.L. Sanderson of Butler. Two children, Janet L. and John N., are deceased.

Services will be held in the Morrison Funeral Home with Dr. Robert B. Shane, pastor of the Second Presbyterian Church, officiating, assisted by Rev. Edward McCollough, pastor of the Polk Methodist Church. Interment will be in the Franklin Cemetery.


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  • Created by: Doris Hartman
  • Added: 7 Jul 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 166589201
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Frederick Gaisford (11 Jun 1876–8 Dec 1965), Find A Grave Memorial no. 166589201, citing Franklin Cemetery, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Doris Hartman (contributor 46978937) .