James Garfield Tattersall

b. 3 March 1880, d. 16 January 1945

James Garfield Tattersall, 1880-1945
  • James Garfield Tattersall was born on 3 March 1880 in Niagara County, New York.
  • James Tattersall and Mary (?) appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in Suspension Bridge, Niagara County, New York. Other members of the household included James Garfield Tattersall, James Tattersall and Fredrika Christina Haeberle.
  • Fredrika Christina Haeberle appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Niagara Fallls, Niagara County, New York, at 1716 Lockport Street. Other members of the household included James Garfield Tattersall, Grace Louise Tattersall and Charles Albert Tattersall.
  • He was employed by a fondry as a pattern maker, according to the 1900 census.
  • James Garfield Tattersall registered for the draft in New York for World War I.
  • James Garfield Tattersall died on 16 January 1945 at age 64 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York, at Buffalo General Hospital.
  • The following appeared on 16 January 1945 in the Niagara Falls Gazette:
         James G. Tattersall, of 703 Walnut avenue, prominent member of one of the oldest pioneer families in Niagara Falls, died in the Buffalo General hospital this morning after a long illnesss. He was assistant to the vice-president of the Ramapo Ajax Division of the American Brakeshoe and Founcry company.
    [:TAB] Born in Niagara Falls on March 3, 1880, Mr. Tattersall was a son of the late James Tattersall and Fredericka C. Haeberle. His grandparents on both sides of the family settled here during the early days of the former village of Suspension Bridge and were among the leading residents of the pioneer community.
    [:TAB] Mr. Tattersall resided here all his life with the exception of a few years which he spent in Chicago and New York. He had been associated with the Ramapo Ajax corporation and its predecessor companies since June 17, 1902.
    [:TAB] Deeply interested in civic affairs, he took a leading part in many movements designed to promote community progress. As chairman of the municipal recreation commission he was closely connected with the development of Hyde park as a public recreation center. He was a member of the Niagara Falls Country club, the Niagara Falls Rotary club, and Niagara Frontier Lodge, No. 132, F. and A. M.
    [:TAB] Mr. Tattersall is survived by his wife, Mrs. Norabelle Tattersall, of this city; four daughters, Mrs. Harry E. Chapman, of Oradell, N. J; Mrs. Jack Huffa, of Hamilton, Ont; Mrs. Kurt Bauer, of this city, and Mrs. Earl C. Downey, of New York; a brother, Charles A. Tattersall, of New York, vice-president of the Niagara Hudson corporation, and four grandchildren.
    [:TAB] Funeral services will be held at the Dykstra funeral home at a time to be announced later.
  • Last Edited: 5 Sep 2010