John Wicks

M, b. 1830, d. July 1913
     John was born in 1830.1 He was the son of William Henry Weeks and Susannah Sheffield. John died in July 1913 at Martin, Allegan, Michigan, United States.
     Biography of John Wicks:
He moved to Michigan about 1850. John at age 21, taught at the Elba Village school, which was held in a two room stone structure.

Citations

  1. [S490] Betty L. Thomas, "Descendants of William Weeks/Wicks."

Melvina Weeks

F, b. circa 1832
     Melvina was born circa 1832 at Elba, Genesee, New York, United States.1 She was the daughter of William Henry Weeks and Susannah Sheffield. She married Charles Buck, on 27 May 1852 at Barre Center, New York, United States. They were married By Rev. J. Hovey..
     Biography of Melvina Weeks:
Family moved to Michigan.

Citations

  1. [S490] Betty L. Thomas, "Descendants of William Weeks/Wicks."

Jane Sarah Wicks

F, b. July 1834, d. 1914
     Jane was born in July 1834 at Elba, Genesee, New York, United States.1 She was the daughter of William Henry Weeks and Susannah Sheffield. She married Asa Bullard, son of Samuel Bullard and Jane Webb, circa 1853 at New York, United States. Jane died in 1914 at Ottawa, Michigan, United States. Her body was buried at Big Springs Cemetery, Ottawa, Michigan, United States.

Children of Jane Sarah Wicks and Asa Bullard

Citations

  1. [S490] Betty L. Thomas, "Descendants of William Weeks/Wicks."

Stephen Ackley Wicks

M, b. 26 February 1836, d. 11 June 1913
     Stephen was born on 26 February 1836 at Elba, Genesee, New York, United States.1 He was the son of William Henry Weeks and Susannah Sheffield. He married Christiana Haight, on 9 December 1857 at Elba, Genesee, New York, United States. Stephen died on 11 June 1913 at Elba, Genesee, New York, United States, at age 77. Stephen died of heart failure.. His body was buried at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Elba, Genesee, New York, United States. The funeral took place at his home at 3 pm. The Rev. David Baron officiated, assisted by the Rev. Mia L. Harkness. The bearers were Roswell Wrigley and Stephen A. Underhill of Buffalo, Howard Isaac of Batavia and James Jones of Elba, all grandsons of Stephen A. Wicks, and J. Irving Dillngham and Fred Shuknecht, also of Elba..
     Biography of Stephen Ackley Wicks:
Stephen was a charter member of the Elba Grange and a birthright member of the Friends Church. He was a farmer in Oakfield and Chapel Street, Elba, NY. In 1910, his brother James came to live with him for the winter. He settled, after his marrige, in a log house which was later replaced by a commodious dwelling on a fertile tract of land, which became one of the attractive farm homes of Elba. He was a farmer until 1903 , when he retired form active life and moved to the village of Elba.

The following articles are from the Progressive Batavian. May 2, 1879 - East Oakfield - Several East Oakfielders took part in the festivities of an enjoyable suprise sugar party at Mr. Stephen Wicks, at the Friends Settlement, Elba, last week Friday evening. It was gotten up by the Friends; was largely attended and all present had a most excellent. time. Feb. 18, 1887 - Stephen A. Wicks, of Elba, has rented his farm of 140 Acres to Henry Altenburg and will remove to Oakfield in the spring. Apr. 29, 1887 - Stephen A. Wicks is moving this week to Oakfield. It is reported that he talks of buying a lot in Elba and building there next season. Aug. 19, 1892 - James and Stephen Wicks were called by telegram to Kalamazoo, Mich., on Friday last to attend the funeral of the brother Edward. Mr. Wicks died very suddenly, apoplexy being the cause. Dec 11, 1897 - Forty Years Married - Aged Elba Couple Celebrate Their Ruby Wedding - Mr. and Mrs. S.A. Wicks of the Village happily Surprised by Relatives and Friends - Recipients of many Hansome Gifts - Church service Tomorrow - A very happy event took place last evening at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. S.A.Wicks, the occasion being the fortieth anniverary of their marriage. Their children arranged to celebrate the event by making the aged couple a surprise visit. About 35 relatives and a few intemate friends were persent. During the evening theri son Edward of Batavia, in a few well chosen words, presented Mr. and Mrs. Wicks, on behalf of their five children and six grandchildren, a handsome oak rocking chair and six sterling silver spoons. There were many other gifts. A Beautiful supper was served, after which the guests departed, wsihing the couple many years of happiness yet. Jan 20, 1902 - Stephen A. Wicks has bought the Alva Babcock house on Chapple Street for $800. Apr. 18, 1902 - Dr. L.L. Tozier removed a large bunch from the top of Mr.s Wicks' head on Wednesday. It had troubled her all winter. Sep 15, 1902 - Mrs. Wicks of Elba Hurt - Condition Not Serious - Corn Not Yeilding Well - Friends Meeting - Mrs. Stephen A. Wicks who with her husband attended the Grange meeting on Saturday evening, fell in the Presbyterian Church yard while waiting for Mr. Wicks to come up with the horse. She is quite heavy and was badly shaken up. Dr. Gray attended her. She is confined to her bed. Mar. 19, 1903 - S.A. Wicks will sell at his farm, 2 1/4 miles north west of Elba Village, 5 head of horses, 5 head of cattles, a number of fowls and farm tools, including wagons, plows, harrows, binder, mower, cultivators, rakes, roller, weeder, sleighs, potato covers and household furniture, including stoves, beds, bedsprings, chaires, 1 barrel of vinegar and a large lot of small tools. C.H. Reynolds, auctioneer. Sale at 12 o'clock sharp. May 24, 1911 - Mrs. Stephen Weeks, who had partially recovered from an illness, was overcome by the heat on Monday and is now in a serious condition. Her daughter , Mrs. John Moore of Batavia, is with her. Oct 23, 1913 - Administrators Sale Saturday Oct 25th - At 2 pm prompt, at the residence of the late Stephen A. Wicks in the Village of Elba, the following property will be offered for sale: One Bay Driving Mare, withgt about 1,100 lbs, One Top Buggy, in good condition. One Spring Wagon, hand made. One good Single Harness. One Work Harness. One Cutter, Culvator,Wheelbarrow, Lawn Mower, Grindstone, Scythe, Chest of Carpenters Tools, good, Round Oak Stove, small Heater, Forks, Hoes, Shovels, and other articles too numerous to mention. Five Hens. Also a quantity of Household Goods. Bert A. Hundredmark, Auctioneer Term: All sums of $5 and under cash; over that amount a credit of three months will be given on good, approved, endorsed, interest bearing notes, payable at the Bank of Genesee, Batavia, NY Edward Wicks Laura A. Moore, Adminstrators.

Children of Stephen Ackley Wicks and Christiana Haight

Citations

  1. [S490] Betty L. Thomas, "Descendants of William Weeks/Wicks."

Phebe Ann Weeks

F, b. 1 February 1839, d. 17 October 1839
     Phebe was born on 1 February 1839 at Elba, Genesee, New York, United States.1 She was the daughter of William Henry Weeks and Susannah Sheffield. Phebe died on 17 October 1839 at Elba, Genesee, New York, United States.

Citations

  1. [S490] Betty L. Thomas, "Descendants of William Weeks/Wicks."

James Harvey Weeks

M, b. 29 April 1843, d. 1 December 1917
     James was born on 29 April 1843 at Elba, Genesee, New York, United States.1 He was the son of William Henry Weeks and Susannah Sheffield. He married Frances J Howland, on 24 September 1862 at Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States.1 He married Carrie B. Ashley, on 1 January 1912 at Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States.1 James died on 1 December 1917 at age 74. He died of heart failure.. His body was buried on 4 December 1917 at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Elba, Genesee, New York, United States. Mrs. Mary J. Weaver of Batavia and Rev. David Barton of GlensFalls, officiated at the services. He was a member of the Friends Church..

Citations

  1. [S490] Betty L. Thomas, "Descendants of William Weeks/Wicks."

Mary E. Harkness

F, b. 17 September 1823, d. 4 February 1897
     Mary was born on 17 September 1823. She married Welcome Wicks, son of William Henry Weeks and Susannah Sheffield.1 Mary died on 4 February 1897 at Lansing., Ingham, Michigan, United States, at age 73.

Children of Mary E. Harkness and Welcome Wicks

Citations

  1. [S490] Betty L. Thomas, "Descendants of William Weeks/Wicks."

Sarah Wicks1

F
     Sarah Wicks was the daughter of Welcome Wicks and Mary E. Harkness.

Citations

  1. [S490] Betty L. Thomas, "Descendants of William Weeks/Wicks."

Beulah Wicks1

F
     Beulah Wicks was the daughter of Welcome Wicks and Mary E. Harkness.

Citations

  1. [S490] Betty L. Thomas, "Descendants of William Weeks/Wicks."

William Wicks1

M, d. before February 1921
     William Wicks was the son of Welcome Wicks and Mary E. Harkness. William died before February 1921 at California, United States. He died at the home of his daughter..
     Biography of William Wicks:
He lived in Battlle Creek, MI and in 1917 , Jackson, Jackson, MI.

Citations

  1. [S490] Betty L. Thomas, "Descendants of William Weeks/Wicks."

Thomas Griffen

M, b. 18 October 1814, d. 27 August 1891
     Thomas was born on 18 October 1814 at Duchess, New York, United States.1 He married Emiline Weeks, daughter of William Henry Weeks and Susannah Sheffield, on 7 October 1840.2 Thomas died on 27 August 1891 at age 76.
     Biography of Thomas Griffen:
Thomas Griffin, a brother of Daniel T., also a native of Dutchesss County, came to Elba with his father in 1820. He was a farmer and owned a saw mill. In 1833 he removed to Matthews, Talbot County, MD, where he remains.

Children of Thomas Griffen and Emiline Weeks

Citations

  1. [S488] Beers. F. W., Gazeteer and Biographical Record of Genesee Co, NY,.
  2. [S490] Betty L. Thomas, "Descendants of William Weeks/Wicks."

William Henry Griffen

M, b. 4 July 1841, d. 24 August 1918
     William was born on 4 July 1841 at Elba, Genesee, New York, United States. He was the son of Thomas Griffen and Emiline Weeks. William died on 24 August 1918 at Easton, Maryland, United States, at age 77. He died at home..
     Biography of William Henry Griffen:
He enlisted in Co H, 129th Reg. NYHA during the Civil War. He was discharged with the rank of Corporal. They moved to Talbot County, MD in 1887 where he engaged in farming. About 1890 he gave up farming and moveed to the city of Easton and built what is known as the Farme'rs Sheds. This was the first enterprise of its kind started on the eastern shore and it proved of such value to the farmers that there are now farmers' sheds in almost every town. He was a member of the Hicks Post, G.A.R. , of Easton and for many years its commander.

The following are newspaper clippings from the Progressive Batavian. Sept 21, 1877 - East Oakfield - Mr. William H. Griffin has just completed the foundation for a large grist mill. "Billy" understand his business and we wish him well. Oct. 19, 1877 - East Oakfield - Some hungry rascal entered the cellar of William H. Griffin a few nights since, and took therefrom a few pounds of beef and a quanity of butter. Moral - keep your cellar doors locked. July 6, 1894 - Daniel D. son of Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Griffin, of Easton, MD, formerly of Elba, died on Sunday, June 16th, at the residence of this parents, in the 9th year of his age. He was a promising child and a favorite among all his acquanintances. He died of diabetes after some five weeks of painful sickness. The may relatives and friends of the family here will deeply sympathize with bereaved.

Thomas Elwood Griffen

M, b. 7 January 1844, d. 7 March 1898
     Thomas was born on 7 January 1844. He was the son of Thomas Griffen and Emiline Weeks. Thomas died on 7 March 1898 at Boon Twp., Wexford, Michigan, United States, at age 54. He died of dropsy..
     Biography of Thomas Elwood Griffen:
Before moving to Boon, MI, he lived for many years in Elba and Oakfield, NY. He was in public office for 17 years, being Supervisor, Justice of the Peace, adn Postmaster.

Mary Maria Griffen

F, b. 30 March 1845, d. 30 December 1928
     Mary was born on 30 March 1845 at Elba, Genesee, New York, United States.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Griffen and Emiline Weeks. Mary died on 30 December 1928 at age 83. Her body was buried at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Elba, Genesee, New York, United States.
     Biography of Mary Maria Griffen:
She was a member of the Presbyterian Church. Mary's bachelor brothers, Hubert and Lewis Griffen, were remembered for their delighful banjo and violin playing the enlivened may a villiage event. In 1925 she was living with Hubert and Lewis.

Citations

  1. [S490] Betty L. Thomas, "Descendants of William Weeks/Wicks."

Susan Jane Griffen

F, b. 20 August 1847, d. 10 October 1926
     Susan was born on 20 August 1847 at New York, United States.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Griffen and Emiline Weeks. Susan died on 10 October 1926 at age 79. Her body was buried at Reed Cem., Oakfield, Genesee, New York, United States.2
     Biography of Susan Jane Griffen:
They lived at 1390 Fillmore Ave. Buffalo ,NY in 1917.

Citations

  1. [S490] Betty L. Thomas, "Descendants of William Weeks/Wicks."
  2. [S487] Theodore M. Banta, Sayre Family,.

Cynthia Malvina Griffen

F, b. 28 February 1849, d. 17 November 1864
     Cynthia was born on 28 February 1849 at New York, United States.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Griffen and Emiline Weeks. Cynthia died on 17 November 1864 at age 15. Her body was buried at Quaker Hill Cemetery, Elba, Genesee, New York, United States.

Citations

  1. [S490] Betty L. Thomas, "Descendants of William Weeks/Wicks."

John Webster Griffen

M, b. 31 March 1853, d. 11 February 1912
     John was born on 31 March 1853 at New York, United States.1 He was the son of Thomas Griffen and Emiline Weeks. John died on 11 February 1912 at age 58. His body was buried at Easton, Maryland, United States.
     Biography of John Webster Griffen:
John was born and lived in Elba, NY until he was 31 years old (abt 1884) when he moved to Lewis, MD. He stayed there until Nov. 1, 1911, when he returned to Elba.

Citations

  1. [S490] Betty L. Thomas, "Descendants of William Weeks/Wicks."

Emily Susannah Griffen

F, b. 11 May 1855, d. 5 November 1864
     Emily was born on 11 May 1855 at New York, United States.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Griffen and Emiline Weeks. Emily died on 5 November 1864 at age 9. Her body was buried at Quaker Hill Cemetery, Elba, Genesee, New York, United States.

Citations

  1. [S490] Betty L. Thomas, "Descendants of William Weeks/Wicks."

Franklin Daniel Griffen

M, b. 21 January 1858, d. 10 July 1931
     Franklin was born on 21 January 1858 at New York, United States.1 He was the son of Thomas Griffen and Emiline Weeks. Franklin died on 10 July 1931 at age 73.
     Biography of Franklin Daniel Griffen:
They lived in Houghton, Houghton, MI.

Citations

  1. [S490] Betty L. Thomas, "Descendants of William Weeks/Wicks."

Hubert Amen Griffen

M, b. 21 January 1860, d. 2 March 1948
     Hubert was born on 21 January 1860 at New York, United States.1 He was the son of Thomas Griffen and Emiline Weeks. Hubert died on 2 March 1948 at age 88. His body was buried at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Elba, Genesee, New York, United States.
     Biography of Hubert Amen Griffen:
He lived in Elba, NY and Maryland. Progressive Batavian - July 18, 1890 - Herbert Griffen has his home in MD, but the attractionsof his old home in Elba have brought him back and he dinedwith us Tuesday. He says MD may be a good country to get an easy living in but the farmer's chances are small for making money. In 1915 he was living in his sister's home.

Citations

  1. [S490] Betty L. Thomas, "Descendants of William Weeks/Wicks."

George Washington Griffen

M, b. 18 February 1862, d. 14 November 1864
     George was born on 18 February 1862.1 He was the son of Thomas Griffen and Emiline Weeks. George died on 14 November 1864 at age 2. His body was buried at Quaker Hill Cemetery, Elba, Genesee, New York, United States.

Citations

  1. [S490] Betty L. Thomas, "Descendants of William Weeks/Wicks."

Edward Griffen

M, b. 8 June 1863, d. 12 March 1940
     Edward was born on 8 June 1863.1 He was the son of Thomas Griffen and Emiline Weeks. Edward died on 12 March 1940 at Cadillac, Wexford, Michigan, United States, at age 76.
     Biography of Edward Griffen:
He lived in Cadillac, Wexford, MI.

Citations

  1. [S490] Betty L. Thomas, "Descendants of William Weeks/Wicks."

Sarah Emiline Griffen

F, b. 23 November 1866
     Sarah was born on 23 November 1866.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Griffen and Emiline Weeks.

Citations

  1. [S490] Betty L. Thomas, "Descendants of William Weeks/Wicks."

Lewis Joshua Griffen

M, b. 9 July 1868, d. 24 January 1949
     Lewis was born on 9 July 1868.1 He was the son of Thomas Griffen and Emiline Weeks. Lewis died on 24 January 1949 at age 80. His body was buried at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Elba, Genesee, New York, United States.
     Biography of Lewis Joshua Griffen:
He was unmarried and lived in Philadelphia, PA. In 1917, he lived in Radnor Delaware, PA.

Citations

  1. [S490] Betty L. Thomas, "Descendants of William Weeks/Wicks."