Alva Dayton West

Male 1867 - 1921  (54 years)


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  • Name Alva Dayton West  [1
    Born 20 Jul 1867  Oswego, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Oct 1921  Utica, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I85672  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 

    Father Gaylord H West,   b. 19 Apr 1832, Williamstown, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1914, Camden, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ruth Damon,   b. 17 May 1835, Orwell, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1915, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 26 Dec 1856 
    Notes 
    • Newspaper Article - Wednesday, January 3, 1906 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Golden Wedding - Mr. and Mrs. Gaylord H. West, celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary at their home in Oswego Wednesday, December 26. Mr. and Mrs. West were married in Orwell and for many years lived in that vicinity. They have three children, Dayton A. West, of Syracuse; Legrand H. and Addison D. West, of Oswego. Among those who attended the celebration from this section were: Mr. and Mrs. James Acker, Samuel Smith and Misses Edith and Lucy Smith, of Pulaski; Mr. and Mrs. Llewelyn Potter, of Orwell.
    Family ID F60481  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Anna Wild,   b. Feb 1871, Newton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1941  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 29 Nov 1894 
    Children 
     1. George Stanley West, Rev,   b. 24 Nov 1895, Oswego, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1959, West Chester, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [natural]
     2. Herbert Damon West,   b. 4 Apr 1899, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1978, Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [natural]
     3. Robert Kirk West,   b. 15 Mar 1901, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1989, Fabius, Onondaga, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 
    Family ID F62402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Alva Dayton West - July 20, 1867 - October 1, 1921. Son of Gaylord H. and Ruth Damon West. Husband of Hannah “Anna” Wild West. Married November 29, 1894 in Oswego County, New York.
      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, October 6, 1921 Camden Advance-Journal - Camden, New York - Alva Dayton West - Camden Man Who Died in House of Good Shepherd Hospital, Syracuse, Saturday Morning - Former Prominent Member of Calvary Church, Syracuse Where the Funeral Was Held - Alva Dayton West, of this town, brother of A. E. West, the well-known South Park street grocer, died Saturday 8 a.m. in the House of the Good Shepherd at Syracuse, where he went the previous Sunday for treatment. He had been ailing for two years from diabetes. Mr. West was born in Camden July 20, 1867, and was a son of Gaylord H. West and Ruth Damon West. His boyhood was spent here. His education was completed at Crown Point. For nineteen years he resided in Oswego and Syracuse, in the latter city being a prominent member of Calvary Episcopal church. He was a lay reader of the church, head of the Vestry for seven years and president of the Brotherhood for two years. He was superintendent of the Truant school for five years, and later superintendent of the Detention Home. Leaving Syracuse he went to Massachusetts to do social work in the Shirley school for boys. From here he was called to Thorn Hill, Pennsylvania, to engage in similar were. Altogether, he was engaged in social work for about ten years and had a great natural tact for it. He was a very clever, fine Christian man whose death is mourned by all who knew him. Two years ago last March he purchased a farm about three miles northeast of this village and came back to his native town. On Thanksgiving day, 1894, he married Miss Anna Wild of Oswego, who survives with three sons, G. Stanley West, Y.M.C.A. physical director at Cleveland, Ohio, Herbert and Kirk who were associated with their father in conducting the farm. He leaves one grandson, G. Stanley West, Jr., of Cleveland, and a brother, Addison E. West of Camden. The funeral was held Monday 2 p.m. in Calvary Episcopal church, Syracuse, Rev. Theodore Haydn, a cousin of the deceased, officiating. The remains were taken to Orwell, and interred in the family plot. Besides the media family there were present from Camden Mr. and Mrs. A. E. West, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Herman.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2421] New York, Death Index, 1880-1956, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Lehi, UT, USA; Date: 2017;), New York Department of Health; Albany, NY; NY State Death Index.