Monday, December 13, 2010

Addition to The Weatherwax Genealogy 1710-1930

New research over this past week has provided additional information on this family:
Page539; +3449 (3542) Arthur W. Weatherwax
Arthur married c1930 Elsie R. Palmer, dau of John J. and Lena Palmer of MA and NY. She was born in North Adams,MA in 1916 and her parents appear in USC1920 in North Adams. In USC1930 she and her parents appear in Poestenkill, Rensselaer co. NY. On the same page appearing as a neighbor is her future husband Arthur W. Weatherwax. After marriage this couple settled in the Stephentown NY area of Rensselaer co. This family would later on migrate to California, they had the following children
1. Arthur William Weatherwax (1931-1985)
2. Shirley Weatherwax (1932-1969) m: Mr. Chamblis
3. Joan E. Weatherwax (1933-1980) married3 times last spouse Harold E. Gotcher
4. Lawrence Greene Weatherwax (1942-2007) m: R.Jean Willis
Both Arthur W. and Lawrence G. would go on to serve in the USMC. The first retiring as a GYSGT (Gunnery Sergeant) and Lawrence serving for 10 years during the Viet Nam war. Both are buried in Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside,CA.

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