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 William Melvin Preston

William Melvin Preston

Birth
DeRuyter, Madison County, New York, USA
Death 20 Nov 1905 (aged 55)
Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Burial Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Plot Section 54, Lot 231
Memorial ID 83591243 · View Source
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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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  • Created by: Tom C.
  • Added: 17 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 83591243
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Melvin Preston (Oct 1850–20 Nov 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 83591243, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Tom C. (contributor 47524987) .