William Christopher Walling

Male 1879 - 1932  (~ 53 years)


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  • Name William Christopher Walling  [1, 2
    Born Jul 1879  Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Dec 1932  Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Ogdensburg Cemetery, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I9926  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2021 

    Father William Christopher Walling,   b. 1860, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1892, Nankin, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Alice I. Wicks,   b. 28 Dec 1863, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1931, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Apr 1880  Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F22  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine L. LaFlair,   b. 26 Nov 1880, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1942, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 22 Nov 1899  St Mary's Cathedral, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Dorothy Walling,   b. 19 Sep 1900, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1977, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F23  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    William C. Walling, Jr.
    William C. Walling, Jr.

  • Notes 
    • - 1880 U.S. census, Ogdensburg 1st ward: William is 11 months old and is living with his parents William and Alice Walling, his uncles John and Walter Wicks, and his grandmother Esther Holmes.

      - 1900 U.S. census, Ogdensburg, 1st ward. House no. 80: William Walling is 20 years old. He was born April 26, 1880 in New York State. He is working in a tannery. He has been married for one year and has no children living with him. He can read and write. He is living with his wife Katie (19) in a rented house at 923 Congress Street.

      - Ogdensburg City Directory, 1925: Walling William (Ada), lab, h 417 Ford av

      - Sept. 12, 1918, William is working in Utica. WWI draft registration card: William Christopher Walling, 919 State St., Utica, NY, 38, born April 26, 1880, operates a machine for Savage Arms Co.. Nearest relative is Katherine Walling, 61 Ford Ave., Ogdensburg, NY. He is tall, of medium build, with brown eyes and black hair.

      - Ogdensburg City Cemetery gravestone reads "William Christopher Walling, 1880-1932." Location of gravestone is Range 19 Lot 23 according to the index Stone is beside sidewalk in corner of cemetery nearest the airport

      - Bible of Dorothy Walling Cayen: William C. Walling, born April 26, 1880, died Dec 24, 1932.

      - William Walling died suddenly at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Edgar Cayen, 923 Congress St. He was born in Ogdensburg 26 April 1880 to William and Alice Wicks Walling. He is survived by his wife Catherine LaFlair, a sister, Mrs. Edith LaFlair of South Hampton, Pa, two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

      - - Dec. 24, 1932: Mr. William Walling died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Edgar Cayen at 10 o'clock this morning. She went upstairs and found him dead. Doctors Earl and Stacy were called and the latter pronounced him dead. The remains were taken to the McLellan funeral parlors where an investigation was held this afternoon. He was born in this city, April 26, 1880, the son of William and Alice Wicks Walling. He is survived by his wife, nee Catherine LaFlair, a sister, Mrs. Edith (Easterday) of South Hampton, Pa., two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

      - Dec. 25, 1932: William Christopher Walling, 52, was found dead in bed yesterday morning at 10 o’clock at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Edward Cayen, 923 Congress St. He complained of feeling ill Tuesday and it was supposed the fatal attack was due to heart trouble. Dr. F. D. Earl was called and pronounced him dead. Dr. L. Stacy, coroner’s physician, and Coroner L. F. G.. of Lisbon were notified and an inquest was held yesterday afternoon at The McClellan undertaker parlors. Mr. Walling was born in Ogdensburg April 26, 1880, son of William and Alice Wicks Walling. He Is survived by his widow, Catherline LaFlair Walling, his daughter, a sister, Mrs. Edith Fell of South Hampton, Pa., and several grandchildren, newphews and nieces.

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] Como-recore.FTW.

    2. [S10] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;;), Database online. Roll 1819119, DraftBoard 2.
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