Arthur James Holbrook

Male 1898 - 1971  (72 years)


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  • Name Arthur James Holbrook  [1
    Born 24 Dec 1898  Dansville, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 08 May 1971  Dansville, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Greenmount Cemetery, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Arthur and Edna(Hughes) Holbrook
    Arthur and Edna(Hughes) Holbrook
    with son Clair J.
    Plot: Holbrook
    Notes 
    • A service was conducted in the Baird-Hindle Funeral Home Tuesday for Arthur J. Holbrook, 72, of Stones Falls Rd. who died Saturday (May 8, 1971) in Dansville Memorial Hospital.

      Mr. Holbrook was born in Beechville, N.Y., but had resided in this area most of his life. He was a track foreman for the Pittsburg, Shawmut and Northern Railroad for many years. He was employed at Foster Wheeler Corp. before his retirement in 1959.

      Surviving are his wife, Edna Hughes Holbrook; seven daughters, Mrs. William (Alice) Mott of Palmyra, Mrs. Betty O'Neil of Jamestown, Mrs. Meme (Viola) Storelli and Mrs. James (Mae) Henry both of Rochester, Mrs. Adrian (Jessie) Gilbert, Mrs. Keith (Nellie) Harold and Mrs. Robert (Shirley) Paulman, all of Dansville; three sons, Raymond Holbrook of Jamestown, Charles Holbrook of Burns and Edward Fox of South Dansville; one sister, Mrs. Harland (Helen) Pressler of Conesus; one brother, Earl Holbrook of Bliss; 65 grandchildren and 45 great-grandchildren.

      Burial was in Greenmount Cemetery. (GCE, May 13, 1971, p8)
    Person ID I10441  OurNorthernRoots
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2011 

    Father Milton C. Holbrook,   b. 4 Jan 1878, Dansville, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1957, Dansville, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Agnes M. Peasley,   b. 09 Dec 1880, Burns, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1952  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 09 Dec 1897  Dansville, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2536  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edna Lara Hughes,   b. 16 Apr 1898, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1987, Dansville, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married Abt 1917 
    Children 
    +1. Mae Holbrook
    +2. Betty Holbrook
    +3. Shirley Holbrook
     4. Living
     5. Frances Holbrook,   b. 1919,   d. 1959  (Age 40 years)
     6. Living
     7. Living
    +8. Living
    +9. Nellie M. Holbrook,   b. 30 Mar 1926, Dansville, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1999, Dansville, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +10. Living
     11. Clair Allen Holbrook,   b. 6 Jun 1938, Dansville, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1965, Dansville, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
    Family ID F2608  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Dec 1898 - Dansville, Steuben Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 08 May 1971 - Dansville, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Greenmount Cemetery, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S39] Burdick/Oaks-Hamsher, Genealogy, Paul Burdick and Alice Moose Oaks, (Hornell,NY: Alice Oaks, 1965 and 1980's (This book was compiled by Alice and is located in the Local History section of the Dansville Library)).