Clara Bell <I>Moore</I> Edwards

Clara Bell Moore Edwards

Lacona, Oswego County, New York, USA
Death Sep 1924 (aged 26–27)
Lacona, Oswego County, New York, USA
Burial Lacona, Oswego County, New York, USA
Plot Sec 6
Memorial ID 95479237 · View Source
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As Clara Bell Edwards has left my bed and board without just cause, I forbid any person harboring or trusting her as I shall pay no bills from this date, Nov. 24, 1919.

adv. Everett Edwards.

Source: Sandy Creek News, Nov 27, 1919

Divorce Granted

Everett Edwards Secures Divorce From His Wife, Clara Belle Moore Edwards.

An interlocutory judgment of divorce in favor of Everett Edwards against his wife, Clara Belle Moore Edwards, was entered in the Jefferson County Clerk's Office on April 29, 1924, under the terms of which Mr. Edwards is awafded the custody of their daughter Lois K. Edwards. .This is rather of a unique case in tha t the action for divorce was started by Mrs. Edwards through her attorneys, Bloodough & Johnson of Watertown, to secure a divorce from her husband.

Mr. Edwards promptly denied the charges made against him, and preferred countercharges against Mrs. Edwards. Justice Edward N. Smith appointed attorney Georgo H. Hooker of Watertown referee, who found that the evidence presented justified a decision in favor of Mr. Edwards and that one Elmer Claflin, of Pierrepont Manor, a married man with a family of some five children, was the correspondent. Mr. Edwards, is represented by attorney Roscoe Sargent. The older daughter, Ruby, was, by consent of the parties, adopted by Edward Moore and Susanna Moore, his wife, of Lacona.

Source: Sandy Creek News, May 1, 1924


LACONA. Sept. 17. Funeral services for the late Mrs. Clara Edwards of this village, who passed away at her home here last Thursday, was held Sunday from the Wesleyan church and burial was made in the Lacona cemetery. Mrs. Edwards was 27 years of age.

Born in Sandy Creek, she had spent nearly her entire life in this locality.

She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Moore of Lacona, who survive her. She was educated in the Village Schools and attended Sandy Creek high school. Nine year ago she was married to Everett Edwards of this village.

She had been in good health until a short time ago. Blood poisoning was the cause of her death.

Besides her parents, Mrs. Edwards is survived by two daughters. Ruby, aged six, and Lois, aged five year

Source: Oswego Daily Times, Sept 17, 1924


At the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Moore, in the town of Boylston, Mrs. Clara Bell Edwards, died suddenly last Thursday of blood poisoning, after an illness of only a week. The funeral was held Sunday afternoon at the Boylston Wesleyan church, Rev. T.T. Davies officiating. The burial was in the Wesleyan cemetery.

Mrs. Edward was 27 years of age and had enjoyed good health until recently. She was a native of Sandy Creek and attended its public school. Nine years ago she married Everett Edwards, who, with two daughters Ruby, aged six and Lois, aged five years, together with her parents, survive. She was of genial disposition and made many friend who sympathize with the family in their bereavement.

Source: Sandy creek News, Sept 18, 1924

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