LOADWICK ANNEX

 

Laura Lovica (Loadwick) Bowman Pedigree

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Origin of the surname “Loadwick:”

 

 

Generation

 

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4   Isaiah Loadwick

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

2.  Wife: Laura Ladd

 

3.  Children: (according to Margaret Maria (Bowman) Cool, her grandfather, Fred C. Loadwick "had many brothers, but we never saw them a great deal." (order uncertain)

 

a. Fred C. Loadwick: See generation 3, below.

 

b. Bert Loadwick: Resided at Oswego, New York.

 

c. Edward Loadwick: Resided at Calcium, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1940 US Census: E. E. Loadwick, age 71 (b. NYS), who had completed 5th grade, was heading a household at Calcium, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Hettie, age 70 (b. NYS), who had complete 2 years of high school.

 

3   Frederick "Fred" C. Loadwick (photos) (more info)

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born 11 October 1864 in Hounsfield Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died Thursday, 8 December 1927, age 63 (also seen: d. 28 Dec), at home from complications of two cerebral hemorrhages; interred initially in the LeRaysville (Sheepfold) Cemetery (now on Fort Drum); subsequently moved to Adams Rural Cemetery, Adams, Jefferson County.  Employed as a farmer, initially on the Ives farm in Hounsfield Township, Jefferson County, but later operated a grocery store at Fields Settlement on Coffeen Street outside Watertown, Jefferson County.  When his children were in their teens, Fred and Carrie moved to a farm on Pleasant Street Road about ˝ mile from the Village of LeRaysville and about 1 mile from the Julius Bowman homestead.  When their property was expropriated by the federal government to expand Pine Camp in the fall of 1941, moved to Adams in southern Jefferson County, New York.

 

1910 US Census: Fred C. Loadwick, age 45, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Carrie E., age 46, with whom he had been married 25 years and had 3 children, all of whom were still alive; his daughter, Velma A., age 23 and single; and his son, Warren E., age 14.

 

2.  Wife: Carrie E. Fowler (photos)(more info)

("Cora" in 1875)

 

Born 1 January 1864 in a log cabin in Pamelia/Lorraine Township, Jefferson County, New York, daughter of Ashabel/Ashbill and Lovica M. (Waful) Fowler.  Died Monday, 6 October 1947 at 11 PM (age 83) at the home of her daughter, Velma, at Burrville, Watertown Township, Jefferson County, New York, where she had resided since August; interred Adams Rural Cemetery, Jefferson County, New York.  Before health forced her to move live with her daughter, Carried resided in Adams, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Fred C. Loadwick on 18 February 1885 at the residence of F. E. Ives on Arsenal Street Road.

 

1880 US Census: Carrie Fowler, age 16 (b. NYS; father b. MA; mother b. NYS) and single, resided as a servant in the farming household headed by George P. Gibbs, age 52, in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Of interest, her sisters Addie E. Gibbs, age 18, and Ann E. Fowler, age 13, resided next door in the household headed by Addie's husband, Lewis B. Gibbs, age 23.

 

3.  Children: (perhaps others)

 

a. Velma Ann Loadwick: (photos) (more info) Born 23 May 1886 in Hounsfield Township (per marriage record; also seen: b. LeRaysville, NY), Jefferson County, New York.  Died 5 May 1949 in Adams Township, Jefferson County, New York; interred there in Adams Rural Cemetery.  Before marriage resided at LeRaysville, Jefferson County, New York and was employed as local (Burrville) correspondent/reporter for the Watertown Daily Times, largest newspaper in Jefferson County.

 

At age 24 Miss Velma Loadwick married, as his 2nd wife, widower DeWitt William Nichols (photos) (more info) (b. 29 May 1876 in Henderson Twp (also seen: Watertown), Jefferson Co., NY, d. 13 Jun 1951 at Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY; interred with Velma), age 34, of Adams/Burrville, Jefferson County, New York, son of John and Martha (Harris) Nichols, on 6 February 1911 (license issued 4 Feb 1911) at her parents residence in LeRaysville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  DeWitt had married (1st) Frances A. Allen (b. 25 Nov 1874 in NYS, d. there 2 Jan 1909; interred Elmwood Cem., Adams, Jefferson Co., NY) and had the following children:

 

(1. Arthur Clinton Nichols: Born 29 April 1899 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 19 January 1947 in Alameda County, California; interred Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo County, California.  Married Alda Viola Dicken (b. 12 Aug 1898 at Jackson, Amador Co., CA, d. 8 Sep 1987, age 89, at Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA), daughter of George Washington and Emma (Forbes)(Young) Dicken, in 1931 and had the following son:

 

(a. Elmer Clinton Nichols: Born 16 October 1932 at Davis, Yolo County, California.  Died 6 June 2001, age 68, at Sacramento, Sacramento County, California; interred Davis Cemetery, Davis, Yolo County, California.

 

(2. Herbert John Nichols: Born 17 April 1901 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 25 January 1989, age 87, at Sunnyside, Yakima County, Washington.  In 1951 resided at Mabton, Yakima County.

 

DeWitt and Velma (Loadwick) Nichols had the following children:

 

(3. Charles F. Nichols: (more info) Born 4 January 1913 at Lowville, Lewis County, New York.  Died 19 May 1976, age 63, at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York; interred there in Brookside Cemetery.  Graduated from Watertown High School and was subsequently employed by the W. W. Conde Hardware Company in Watertown.  Married Ruth Hannahs (b. 18 May 1909 in Worth Twp, Jefferson Co., NY, d. 29 Sep 2005 at Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY), daughter of George and Sadie (Morse) Hannahs of Burrville, on 8 October 1940 at the Hannahs residence.  Ruth graduated from Watertown High School and the New York State College for Teachers at Albany, New York.  Before marriage taught history for 8 years at Adams Center High School.  In 1951 Charles resided at Star Route, Watertown.  On 2 February 1946 was designated as guardian for his sister, Rena's 4 children.

 

(4. Ernest Warren Nichols: (more info) Born 10 August 1914 in Pamelia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 29 March 1991 at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

Ernest Nichols married (1st) Catherine Mary Martin, daughter of John S. Martin of 1406 Dewey Street, Watertown, on 20 August 1938 at the Stone Street Presbyterian Church, Watertown.  Catherine graduated 1934 from Watertown High School, accomplished 1 ˝ additional years of post graduate work there, 2 additional years of training at the Watertown Collegiate Center, and graduated from Oswego Normal School.  In 1951 Ernest resided at Star Route, Watertown.

 

Ernest Nichols married (2nd) Frances J. Smith (b. 1 Jan 1925 at Glen Park, Brownville Twp, Jefferson Co., NY, d. 16 Oct 2016 at Lowville, Lewis Co., NY) on 20 March 1944 and had the following children:

 

(a. DeWitt W. Nichols: Born about 1947 in Jefferson County, New York.  Married Eleanor Haynes (b. abt 1949 in Jefferson Co., NY) on 18 October 1968.  Also married Tamara Klock.

 

(b. Barbara Nichols: Born about 1944 in Jefferson County, New York.  Married Irving William Holl (b. abt 1935 at Cortlandville, NY, d. 12 May 2006 at Jordan, NY) in 1966 and had the following daughter:

 

(1) Andrea M. Holl: Born about 1969 in New York.

 

Barbara Nichols also married (?) Van Hagenen.

 

(c. Kenneth Nichols: Born about 1953 in Jefferson County, New York.  Married Linda M. Gravelle (b. abt 1955 in Jefferson Co., NY) in 1973.  Kenneth also married Terry (?).

 

(d. Phillip Nichols: Died 1949 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

(5. Rena A. Nichols: (more info) Born 12 Dec 1916 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1 May 2003; interred Maple Hill Cemetery, on Middle Road in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1920 US Census: Andrew Whatham, age 45 (b. English-speaking Canada; parents b. English-speaking Canada) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Ruth Whatham, age 33 (b. NYS); daughter, Bell Whatham, age 10 (b. NYS); son, John Whatham, age 8 (b. NYS); and daughter, Mary Whatham, age 5 (b. NYS).

 

1930 US Census: Andrew D. Whattam, age 51 (b. English-speaking Canada; father b. England; mother b. English-speaking Canada), married, and employed as a blacksmith doing horse shoeing, was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He married 1st at age 29.  The household also included his daughter, Belle R. Whattam, age 19 (b. NYS; father b. Canada; mother b. NYS), single, and not employed; son, John A. Whattam, age 18 (b. NYS; father b. Canada; mother b. NYS), single, and employed as a laborer in the fishing industry; daughter, Mary A. Whattam, age 15 (b. NYS; father b. Canada; mother b. NYS), single, and not employed; and grandson, Richard John Whattam, age 3 years and 11 months (b. NYS; parents b. NYS).

 

1940 US Census: John A. Whattam, age 27 (b. NYS) and employed as a farm hand for a private farm, was heading a household at 637 Theresa Road in the Village of Clayton, Clayton Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He had completed 3 years of high school.  The household also included his wife, Rena A. Whattam, age 23 (b. NYS), who had completed 4 years of high school; and son, John A. Whattam, age 1 (b. NYS).  On 1 April 1935 they resided in rural Jefferson County, New York.

 

Rena Nichols married (1st) John Addison Whattam (b. 19 Jul 1912 at Depauville, Clayton Twp, Jefferson Co., NY, d. 7 Dec 1996 in Jefferson Co., NY; interred Three Mile Bay Cem., Three Mile Bay, Lyme Twp, Jefferson Co., NY), son of Andrew D. and Ruth (?) Whattam of Three Mile Bay, at the home of DeWitt Nichols, Burrville, Watertown Township, Jefferson County, New York; subsequently divorced.  Rena and John had the following children:

 

(a. John Addison Whattam, Jr. "Addison": Born about 1939 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

1940 US Census: Charles Forbes, age 43 (b. Canada) and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Viola Forbes, age 54 (b. NYS); daughter, Jeannine Forbes, age 10 (b. NYS); daughter, Lorraine Forbes, age 8 (b. NYS); daughter, Charmaine Forbes, age 7 (b. NYS); son, Jean Forbes, age 6 (b. NYS); daughter, Carol Forbes, age 5 (b. NYS); daughter, Jacqueline Forbes, age 4 (b. NYS); son, Guy Forbes, age 2 (b. NYS); son, Gaylord Forbes, age 1 (b. NYS); and mother, Nancy Forbes, age 75 (b. NYS).  On 1 April 1935 they resided in rural Jefferson County, New York.    

 

John Whattam, Jr. married Denise M. Forbes, daughter of Charles H. (b. 20 Oct 1897 in Ontario, Canada, d. 9 Apr 1975) and Viola W. (Duell) Forbes (b. 4 Sep 1906 in Theresa Twp, Jefferson Co., NY, d. 16 Jul 1978 at Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY) of Black River, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York, and in 2009 resided in Illinois.

 

(b. William Warren Whattam: Born about 1940.  In 2009 resided in New York.

 

(c. Lillian Ann Whattam: Born about 1942.  Married Ray Collins, and in 2009 resided in South Carolina.

 

(d. Karen Elizabeth Whattam: Born about 1944.  Married Edward Montani, and in 2009 resided in Florida.

 

John A. Whattam, Sr. married (2nd), as her 2nd husband, Zellah V. (Danough) Doane (b. 24 Mar 1917 at Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY, d. 27 Mar 2009, age 92, at Rome Nursing  Home, Rome, Oneida Co., NY; interred with John), daughter of Howard J. and Florence Z. (Nunn) Danough, on 20 December 1954 at Hagerstown, Maryland.  Zellah had married (1st) Harry Doane; subsequently divorced.

 

Rena (Nichols) Whattam married (2nd) Elwyn F. Durham (b. 21 Dec 1917 in NYS, d. 6 Dec 1998, age 80; interred with Rena).

 

(6. Marion E. Nichols: (more info) Born 21 October 1918 in Pamelia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 2 March 2014, age 95, at Winter Haven, Polk County, Florida.  Graduated 1936 from Watertown High School.  Married Carl P. Staplin of Rutland Township and resided there.  Carl attended Rutland Township schools and subsequently was employed as a farmer in partnership with his father.  In 1951 Marion resided at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(7. Lillian W. Nichols: (more info) Born about 1920 in Jefferson County, New York.  Graduated 1938 from Watertown High School.  Married Donald Henry Neuroth (more info) (b. , d. Oct 1983 in Theresa Twp, Jefferson Co., NY), son of Henry and Helen (?) Neuroth of Redwood, New York, on 8 November 1941 at the Burrville Congregational Church, Burrville, Jefferson County, New York.  Donald graduated from Theresa High School, Theresa, Jefferson County.  They operated the “Friendship Farm” on Route 37, Theresa.  Lillian and Donald had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(a. Donald E. Neuroth: In 1981 resided in New York.

 

(b. Carol Neuroth: Married Douglas Johnston and in 1981 resided in New York.

 

(c. David H. Neuroth: In 1981 resided in Connecticut.

 

(d. Diane Neuroth: Married Lawrence Dowe in 1981 and resided at Copenhagen, Lewis County, New York.

 

Following Velma's death, DeWitt W. Nichols married (3rd) Mrs. Lydia J. Davison of 725 Myrtle Avenue, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York, who was the widow of James A. Davison of Watertown.

 

b. Laura Lovisa Loadwick: See generation 2, below.

 

c. Warren Eddie Loadwick: (photos) (more info) Born 8 May 1895 at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Died Thursday, 27 February 1975, age 79; due to frozen ground and subsequent inclement winter/spring weather conditions, interment delayed until 6 May 1975 in Adams Rural Cemetery, Adams Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Resided on the Watertown to Copenhagen Road, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1940 US Census: Warren Loadwick, age 44 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Pleasant Street in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Warren had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Bessie Loadwick, age 45, who had completed 8th grade; son, Millard Loadwick, age 22 and single, who had completed 4 years of high school; and Stanly Baker, age 17 and single, who had completed 6th grade and was employed as a farm laborer.

 

Warren married Bessie “Bess” V. Dixon (photos) (b. 29 Mar 1895 at Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY (also seen: b. Pamelia Twp, Jefferson Co., NY), d. 10 Aug 1989, age 94, at Syracuse, Onondaga Co., NY; interred with Warren), daughter of William “Will” J. and Minerva (Pitcher) Dixon of near Pamelia Four Corners (a farmer, who also had sons, Floyd H. and Kenneth Dixon, and daughter, Florence Dixon), on 7 January 1915 at the Dixon residence near Pamelia Four Corners, Jefferson County, New York (of interest, Bessie’s parents were married exactly 30 years earlier).  Warren and Bessie resided on the Loadwick homestead (where Warren grew potatoes), except for a short period when they resided at Felts Mills when Warren was working for the Sherman Paper Company.  In 1975 Bess resided at Adams, Jefferson County, New York.  Warren and Bess had the following children:

 

(1. Millard Warren Loadwick: (more info) Born 3 August 1917 in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 14 September 1966 at Waycross, Ware County, Georgia; interred there in Greenlawn Cemetery.  Graduated from Evans Mills High School.  Resided with his parents at Pamelia Four Corners.  Joined the U.S. Army on 6 April 1942 and was a veteran of World War II.

 

Millard Loadwick married, as her 2nd husband, Mrs. Agnes (Duncan) Youngs (b. 1914, d. ; birth year on  gravestone with Millard), daughter of E. G. Duncan of 801 Hurley Street, Waycross, Georgia, on 23 June (?) at the Waycross Baptist Church, Waycross, Georgia.

 

(2. Ruth E. Loadwick: Born 4 May 1921 in LeRay/Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 4 November 2008, age 87, at Liverpool, Onondaga County, New York; interred Sunnyside Cemetery, Great Bend, Champion Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

Ruth Loadwick married James H. Shoultz (b. 1915, d. 1978; interred with Ruth).  Ruth and James had the following daughter:

 

(a. Sharon Shoultz: Married Michael Paetow and had the following daughter:

 

(1) Mallory Paetow: With (?) Nielsen had the following son:

 

(a) Kaiden Nielsen.

 

2   Laura Lovisa Loadwick:

 

Born 14 June 1891.  Died 13 February 1976.  Married Ernest Felt Bowman, generation 2 of the Bowman Annex on 6 January 1909.

 

See Bowman Annex for More Info

 

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Other, still unidentified, Loadwick names:

 

1. Peter C. Loadwick: Born about 1815 in Montgomery County, New York.

 

1865 NYS Census: Peter C. Loadwick, age 50 (b. Montgomery Co., NY), who had been married 3 times, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Luvina Loadwick, age 44 (b. Montgomery Co., NY) and mother of 2 (married once); daughter, Nancy M. Loadwick, age 12 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Byron Loadwick, age 10 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); servant, Martha Hicks, age 33 (b. Montgomery Co., NY); and servant, Horace Osborne, age 12 (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

 

 

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