Edward William Peters

1907 East Syracuse, New York 1975 Oswego, New York



Continuation of tree (3rd child of Edward Peters/Mary Langton; all known surname descendants:

                  9              Edward William Peters  b: 7 December 1907  East Syracuse, Onondaga, NY; d: 25 July 1975  Oswego, Oswego, NY

                                          +Helen Mary Bushie  b: 24 January 1908  Potsdam, St. Lawrence, NY; m: 10 May 1938  Oswego, Oswego, NY; d: 18 May 1992  Oswego, Oswego, NY

                                  10         Edward William Peters    d: Aft. July 1975



Notes for Edward William Peters:


- 1910 Oswego, Oswego, New York:  Herman Schwartz 36 blacksmith/in shop, 2nd wife Marey 27, Helen 12, William 11 months, stepchildren Anna M. 7, Dorothy 5, Edward 3.


- 1920 Oswego, Oswego, NY:  Widower Herman Schwartz 46 blacksmith/shade cloth, stepchildren Anna May Peters 16 wrapper/match fact., Dorothy Peters 14, Edward Peters 12; children William Schwartz 18, Marion Schwartz 9, Marguerite Schwartz 5, widowed mother Lena Schwartz 70.


- 1930 Solvay, Onondaga, NY:  Edward W. Peters 22 tinsmith helper/tinsmith shop, living with sister Dorothy & her family.


- 1940


WWII Records:  Edward William Peters, res. 170 West 6th Street, Oswego; b. 7 Dec 1907 East Syracuse, NY; contact wife Mrs. Helen Mary Peters; 5' 7 1/2", 169 lbs., brown eyes & brown hair, ruddy complexion; 16 Oct 1940 Oswego, NY.


Obituary:  Syracuse Herald American (NY), 27 July 1975:  Edward W. Peters, 67,  resident of 170 West Sixth St. died unexpectedly Friday afternoon.  He was born in East Syracuse, son of the late Edward and Mary Peters.  Mr. Peters had resided in Oswego for the past 50 years.  He had been employed by the New York Central and Penn Central Railroads for about 25 years and retired as brakeman about five years ago.  He was a member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, and was a communicant of St. Mary's Church.  Surviving with his wife, Helen Mary Bushie Peters, Oswego, are a son, Edward W. Peters, Jr., two grandchildren, of Oswego, and five sisters, Mrs. Marian Devereaux, Syracuse; Mrs. Dorothy DeStaffano, Solvay; Mrs. Anna Mae Henderson, Mrs. Helen Morton and Miss Margaret Schwartz, all of Oswego.  Funeral services will be held from the P. J. Cullinan's Sons Funeral Home, Monday, at 8:30 a.m. and at St. Mary's Church at 9 a.m.  Burial will be in St. Paul's Cemetery.  Calling hours at the funeral home are Saturday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday between the hours of 2 and 4.

Tombstone Inscriptions:  St. Paul Cemetery, Oswego:  PETERS / Edward W. / 1907 - 1975 / Helen M. / 1908 - 1992


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