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Ray Dwayne Narrow, Jr. Pedigree

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Origin of the surname “Narrow:”

 

 

Generation

 

5  

 

4   Edward Narrow

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

2. Wife: Mary Pidgeon

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. George Narrow: See generation 3, below. 

 

3   George Narrow

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1887 in New York.  Died .

 

1910 US Census: Thomas J. Gardner, age 60 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. MD) and employed as a city street sweeper, was heading a household at 1006 (rear) Coffeen Street in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 36 years, Anna C. Gardner, age 53 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who had been married once and had had 2 children, both still alive; daughter, Myrtle Narrow, age 23 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who had been married once for 1 month and had had no children; and son-in-law, George Narrow, age 23 (b. NYS; parents b. English-speaking Canada) and employed as a telephone lineman, who had been married once for 1 month.

 

1920 US Census: George Narrow, age 31 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a dairy farmer, was heading a household on River Road in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Myrtle Narrow, age 32 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); son, George G. Narrow, age 8 (b. NYS); son, William C. Narrow, age 6 (b. NYS); daughter, Mildred G. Narrow, age 4 (b. NYS); and son, Edward G. Narrow, age 4 months (b. NYS).

 

1930 US Census: George Narrows, age 42 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a night watchman in a cheese factory, was a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Myrtle Narrows, age 43 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); son, George Narrows, Jr., age 18 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a dairy farm laborer; son, William Narrows, age 16 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a dairy farm helper; daughter, Mildred Narrows, age 14 (b. NYS) and employed as a dairy farm helper; son, Edward Narrows, age 10 (b. NYS); daughter, Gertrude Narrows, age 7 (b. NYS); and son, Ray Narrows, age 4 (b. NYS).

 

1940 US Census: George Narrow, age 53 (b. NYS) and employed as bartender in a hotel, was heading a household on Willow Avenue in the Village of Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Myrtle M. Narrow, age 53 (b. NYS), who had completed 8th grade; son, Edward J. Narrow, age 20 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a laborer in a milk plant, who had completed 1 year of high school; daughter, Gertrude S. Narrow, age 17 (b. NYS) and single, who had completed 2 years of high school (no employment recorded); and son, Ray D. Narrow, age 14 (b. NYS).  They resided in the same village on 1 April 1935.

 

2. Wife: Myrtle Gardner

 

Born in Sandy Creek Township, Oswego County, New York; daughter of Thomas Jefferson and Anna Celestia (Carpenter) Gardner.  Died .  At age 23 Myrtle Gardner married George Narrow (b. abt 1887 in NYS), age 23, son of Edward and Mary (Pidgeon) Narrow, on 3 April 1910 (license issued 2 Apr 1910; recorded 23 May 1910) at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York and had the following children:

 

3. Children:

 

a. George G. Narrow: Born about 1912 in New York.  Died 28 September 1984.  Married Olive M. White (more info) (b. 20 Feb 1915 at Watertown, N.Y., d. 14 Sep 1998, age 83 at Samaritan Keep Home, Watertown), daughter of William and Lottie (Bates) White, on 25 December 1933 in Bethany Methodist-Episcopal Church, Watertown.  George and Olive had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(1. Darlene Narrow: Resided in New York.

 

(2. Martha Narrow: Married Bill Davis and in 1998 resided in Florida.

 

(3. Carol Narrow: Died 26 October 1994.

 

b. William C. Narrow: Born about 1914 in New York.  Died before 1999.

 

c. Mildred G. Narrow: Born about 1916 in New York.  Died before 1999.  Married (?) Crossman.

 

d. Edward "Eddie" G. Narrow: (more info) Born 9 September 1919 at Evans Mills, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 7 April 1999, age 79, at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown; remains were cremated.  Of 25279 Indian Point Road, Chaumont.  Was employed 50 years as a machinist for the New York Air Brake Corporation, Watertown, retiring in 1982.  Married (1st) Erva M. Schultz and had the following children: 

 

(1. Elbert E. Narrow: Married his step-sister, Carol Russell, and in 1999 resided in New York.

 

(2. Ernest E. Narrow: In 1999 resided in New York.

 

(3. Eric E. Narrow: Born 31 January 1954.  Died 11 April 2011 at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York; interred Sanford Corners Cemetery.  Graduated Evans Mills Elementary and Indian River Central High Schools, Jefferson County.

 

(4. Eleck E. Narrow: In 1999 resided in Texas.

 

(5. Erwin E. Narrow: In 1999 resided in Texas.

 

(6. Elmer E. Narrow: (more info) Married Sharon Ann Angus, daughter of John Angus of Lafargeville, Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Sharon graduated from Clayton Central School and, prior to marriage, was employed on the Howard Schultz farm at Perch River, New York.  In 1999 resided in New York.

 

(7. Earl E. Narrow: In 1999 resided in Washington.

 

(8. Esther E. Narrow: Married Gary Thompson and in 1999 resided in Florida.

 

(9. Ernestine E. Narrow: Married James Hogancamp and in 1999 resided in New York.

 

(10. Eva E. Narrow: Married William “Willie” Taylor and in 1999 resided in Texas.

 

(11. Eddie E. Narrow: Died 21 June 1997.

 

(12. Ellis “Skeeter” E. Narrow: (more info) Born 14 April 1948 at Evans Mills, Jefferson County, New York.  Died at home Sunday, 1 March 1998, age 49, from complications of cancer; cremated remains interred Glenwood Cemetery, Watertown.  Graduated from Indian River Central School, Philadelphia, Jefferson County.  Was employed as a mechanic at Northrop Motor Company, then until 1985 as a foundry machinist at the New York Air Brake Corporation, when he became a long distance truck driver for Richard Beutel.  In 1989 became taxicab driver in Watertown.  Retired in 1995.  Resided at 906 Water Street, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

Ellis and (?), who was not from the Watertown, New York area, had the following daughter:

 

(a. Daughter.

 

Ellis married Carol E. Johnson of Watertown in 1969 at the First Presbyterian Church in Watertown and had the following daughter:

 

(b. Betty-Jean Narrow:  Married (?) Maclachlan.

 

Ellis and Carol (Johnson) Narrow were subsequently divorced.  Later Ellis resided with Robin Arruda for about 20 years, and they had the following children: (Ellis did not initially accept paternity, so their birth certificates do not specify a father, and they were given their mother's surname.  However, several years before his death, Ellis was recorded as their father.)

 

(c. Christopher Lee Arruda.

 

(d. Natasha Sue Arruda.

 

Edward and Erva were divorced.  Edward married (2nd) Catherine Russell (d. 22 Mar 1974) on 15 May 1972.  Following Catherine’s death, Edward married (3rd) Margaret (Mullin) Russell on 29 November 1974 at Calcium, Jefferson County, New York.  Margaret (Mullin) (Russell) Narrow had the following children from her 1st marriage:

 

(13. Jane Russell: Married Douglas Ayen and in 1999 resided n Arizona.

 

(14. Carol Russell: Married her step brother, Elbert Narrow, and in 1999 resided in New York.

 

(15. Edward Russell: In 1999 resided in New York.

 

e. Gertrude S. Narrow: Born about 1923 in New York.  Married (?) Hartman and resided in Ohio.

 

f. Ray Dwayne Narrow: See generation 2, below.

 

2   Ray Dwayne Narrow (photos) (more info)

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1926 in New York.  In 1999 resided in New York.

 

2. Wife: Doris E. Bevens (more info)

 

Born 10 September 1927 in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York; daughter of Robert Roy "Roy" and Dora E. (Littlefield?) Bevens.  Died 28 July 2011 at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown, Jefferson County; interred Evans Mills Cemetery, Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County.  Graduated 1944 from Evans Mills Highs School.  Married Ray Narrow, Sr. on 20 July 1946 in the Episcopal Church, Theresa, Jefferson County.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Ray Dwayne Narrow, Jr.: See generation 1, below.

 

b. William J. Narrow.

 

c. Daughter.

 

1   Ray Dwayne Narrow, Jr.

"Buster"

 

Born .  Married (1st) (?).  Married (2nd), as her 1st husband, Cynthia Lou Drake, descendant #4.1 of generation 13 of the Descendants of Almond Henry Drake.

 

See Cynthia's Page for More Info

 

Raymond Narrow, Jr. married (3rd) Carole (?) and had the following son:

 

1. Kyle R. Narrow.

 

 

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