R.P Trickey, 43, Veteran, Expires
Dies in Rochester From Tuberculosis
Alexandria Bay Resident
Veteran of World War was gassed during the Battle of the
Military Rites at Alexandria Bay Wednesday
Alexandria Bay, November 12-Roswell P. Trickey, 43, veteran
of the World
War and life long resident of the Village, died in Rochester
after a long illness with Tuberculosis.
Mr. Trickey was born in the Village of Alexandria Bay [Brian's note: Rochester County, New York] on
1892, a son of Peter and Eliza Jones Trickey. He lived in
continously until the entry of the United States in the
World War when
he enlisted in the Army as a volunteer, being a member of
one of the
first regiments sent to France.
Mr. Trickey say service in the Meuse-Argonne campaign and
during the Battle of the Argonne.
After his return from the World War Mr. Trickey worked for
as a ticket seller. Always active in legion affairs, Mr.
Trickey was a
promoter of a number of benifit shows for the local legion
Surviving Mr. Trickey are his wife, Louise Trickey, his son
Trickey and three sisters, Mrs. Thomas Porter, Mrs. Duncan
Rae and Mrs.
Ralph Flynn. All of Alexandria Bay.
A Military funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 for
The local legion will be represented by their full
membership and will
provide a military escort as well as a firing squad.
Funeral services will be held from the Glitz undertaking
village, with the Reverand William Aubry, pastor of the
Episcopal Church, officiating. Burial will be made in the
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Found by Brian: Cemetery Transcription for Roswell Trickey (includes his father, his mother, his son, and some of his siblings. Also noted is his father Peter's parents names!)
Peter's parents were Thomas & Emeline Trickey, and I found this webpage with a lot of information on the Trickey lineage. Here's a brief excerpt but visit the webpage for full details: Thomas Trickey, born ca 1813, Mallorytown, Ontario, Canada married Emeline Wells on 21 Jan 1834 in Ontario, Canada. Emeline was born ca 1818 in Ontario, Canada, and died 24 Jan 1901. She is buried in the Rockport Cemetery, Ontario, Canada. Children: Henry, Nancy, Lucinda, Wilson, Amelia, Lewis Thadius, Sheldon Y., Mary, Alzina, Saphornia, and Peter A. Trickey Source: Trickey Family Website
1900 census TRICKEY PETER 38 born CANADA living NY JEFFERSON County ALEXANDRIA
Trickey, Peter b Nov. 1862, md 17 years, 7 children, 4 living, b Canada, father and mother born Canada, immigrated 1876, naturalized, day labourer
Eliza, b May 1860, b Canada, father born Italy, mother born Ireland, immigrated 1882
Mabel, b Dec 1887 born New York
Grace b July 1890 born New York
Ross [sic] b Jan. 1892 born New York
Leona, b July 1896 born New York
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Here's some index findings to help: TRICKEY PETER 48 M W CANA NY JEFFERSON ALEXANDRIA 1910. Peter is listed as the Captain of a Steamboat. I also found him in BUSINESS DIRECTORY TOWN OF ALEXANDRIA
See the obit for his son, Roswell "Pete" Trickey 1925 - 1992
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