Fifth Generation


300. Edith A. Wilklow was born in November 1876 in Middlesex, Yates Co., NY.

Edith A. Wilklow and Purley M. Fisher were married on 23 December 1896 in Prattsburgh, Steuben Co., NY.26 Purley M. Fisher was born in August 1873 in Michigan. He was farmer in 1896.26

Edith A. Wilklow and Purley M. Fisher had the following children:

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i.

Eva C. Fisher was born on 7 November 1899 in Springwater, Livingston Co., NY. She married Henry Benson. She died on 22 January 1993 at Monroe Community Hospital in Rochester, Monroe Co., NY. She was buried at Glenwood Cem. in Perry, Wyoming Co., NY.

Perry - Eva C. Benson, 94, formerly of Silver Lake, died Friday (Jan. 22, 1993 at Monroe Community Hospital in Rochester. Mrs. Benson was born in Springwater Nov. 7, 1898, a daughter of Purley and Edith Wilklow Fisher. She was a graduate of Geneseo Normal School and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Perry. Her husband, Henry Benson, died in 1965.

Surviving are a brother, Art Fisher of Florida; two sisters, Grace Holmes of Springwater and Winifred Fisher of Buffalo; two grandsons, Thomas Benson of Buffalo and Robert Benson of Shade Gap, Pa.; and six great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home in Perry. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Perry. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Perry.

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Art Fisher.

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iii.

Grace Fisher.

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Winifred Fisher.

Census record (from Springwater, NY)
1900 Purley M. 26, Edith E. 23, Francis S. 12, Eva C. 1