New York State Grange
1873 – 1933

Ricard grange, formerly the Ricard Schoolhouse, Williamstown, NY Sign
Ricard grange, formerly the Ricard Schoolhouse, with a picture of the 
historic marker sign.  This building is located on the east side of Rte. 30 in the hamlet
of Ricard,  Town of Williamstown, and according to the marker was built in 1860. 
Contributed by Kathy Last



 

Ricard grange, formerly the Ricard Schoolhouse, Williamstown, NY
"Ricard grange, formerly the Ricard Schoolhouse," 
This building is located on the east side of Rte. 30 in the hamlet of Ricard, 
Town of Williamstown, and according to the marker was built in 1860.
Contributed by Kathy Last



 
 

State Grange Officers

Following is a list of those who have served the New York State Grange as 
officers since the founding of the State Grange in 1873:

OVERSEER
RAYMOND COOPER, Oswego, Feb. 1928 – Feb. 1934

LECTURER
F.E. ALEXANDER, Oswego, Feb. 1912 – Feb. 1916
*F.E. ALEXANDER, Oswego, Feb. 1918 – Feb. 1919
*MRS. BLANCHE C. ALEXANDER, Oswego, Feb. 1922 – Oct. 1922
RAYMOND COOPER, Oswego, Feb. 1924 – Feb. 1928 

Assistant Steward
JAMES H. LEE, Oswego, Nov. 1873 – Jan. 1878

Gatekeeper
ALBERT J. POTTER, Owego, Jan. 1876 – Jan. 1878

Ceres
MRS. F.E. ALEXANDER, Oswego, Feb. 1910 – Feb. 1912

Pomona
MRS. JENNIE B. STONE, Oswego, Jan. 1886 – Jan. 1888
ALICE NEWSTEAD, Oswego, Feb. 1892 – Feb. 1894

Flora
MRS. F.E. ALEXANDER, Oswego, Feb. 1916 – Feb. 1918

Lady Assistant Stewart
MRS. JAMES H. LEE, Oswego, Nov. 1873 – Mar. 1874
MRS. HENRY STONE, Oswego, Jan. 1882 – Jan. 1884

County Juvenile Deputies
Oswego: MRS. W. C. HUBBARD, MRS. NORMAN L. CLARK

List of County Deputies
Oswego:  JAMES H. LEE, ALBERT J. POTTER, NEWTON HALL, MRS. H. M. FULLER, MRS. JENNIE STONE, F S. LEAVITT, LESTER LONIS, OLIVER MOWRY, VEDER GREEN, W. H. DAVIS, OSCAR DINES, GEORGE S. LOOMIS, JOHN UPCRAFT, FRANK BUTTS, JASPER HOPPER, W. H. POLLARD, W. J. BRADT, F. E. ROUNDS, E. H. BENEDICTS, F. E. ALEXANDER, ERNEST J. LONIS, HERMAN W. KANDT, WILLIAM C. HUBBARD, NORMAN L. CLARK.
New York State’s Model and Honor Granges
#4 Volney, Oswego Co., Date of Award-Jan. 20, 1932

*deceased


Golden Sheaf Members of New York State

Oswego County:
DELOS DISTIN, Fulton, 1878
VOLKERT G. VANT, Fulton, 1876
ELIZA F. HUTCHINS, Rochester, 1874
EBER GARDNER, Fulton, 1874
JOSEPH PRITCHARD, Oswego, 1880
MATILDA UPCRAFT, Sterling Station, 1880
ALBERT R. STEVENS, Lacona, 1875
JOHN J. HOLLIS, Lacona, 1874
RAY E. STONE, Oswego, 1880
W. A. SAMPSON, Mexico, 1880
DON C. HALSEY, Oswego, 1876
MISS FRANC A. GREEN, Mexico, 1874
ROSETTA ROCKEFELLOW, Pulaski, Rt. 5, 1874
MRS. DELPHINE SIMMONS, Hannibal, 1881
MRS. LILY STEVENS, Mexico, 1879
WILLIAM CUSACK, Fulton, 1875


Pomona Granges of New York State

OSWEGO – Organized Feb. 1, 1892.  Master, JOHN UPCRAFT; secretary, MRS. H. M. FULLER; lecturer, JOHN F. HARTSON.

Women’s Work Committee
1905 – MRS. ELIZABETH P. FARNHAM, Oswego Co.



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