Washington Irving Guy

Washington Irving Guy

Birth
Verona, Oneida County, New York, USA
Death 8 Oct 1914 (aged 61)
Altmar, Oswego County, New York, USA
Burial Lacona, Oswego County, New York, USA
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Memorial ID 18988076 · View Source
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WASHINGTON IRVING GUY

On Thursday, October 8th, occurred the death of W.I. Guy, of Altmar, having been confined to his bed for about four weeks and previous to this time had been in ill health for about eight years.

Mr. Guy was born in Verona, Madison county, November 7th, 1852. At the age of sixteen he worked as apprentice in his brother's flour mill. After learning his trade he worked his way up to better positions in some of the largest mills in New York State. At different times he had charge of large mills in Texas, California, Iowa, Minnesota and Canada. His last position was head miller in Smith Bros. mills in Canandaigua, N. Y., having served seven years there.

Resigning this position on account of ill health he purchased a small fruit farm near Canandaigua and afterwards sold this property and bought a larger farm near Altmar known as the old Smith farm.

Mr. Guy is survived by his widow, Mrs. Minnie J. Guy, and son, Fred Guy, of Lacona; sister, Mrs. Jennie Clark of Wampsville and a brother, Theodore Guy of London, Canada.

Funeral was from his late home; interment in Wesleyan cemetery in Sandy Creek.

Source: Sandy Creek News, Oct 29, 1914


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 18988076
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Washington Irving Guy (7 Nov 1852–8 Oct 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18988076, citing Boylston-Sandy Creek Wesleyan Cemetery, Lacona, Oswego County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Oh look, a chicken! (contributor 46868335) .