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  1. Barbara Anne Margison: Birth: 3 Jul 1945 in Cornwallville, Ny. Death: 27 May 1950 in Cornwallville, Ny

  2. Ronald Stephen Margison: Birth: 2 Jun 1947 in Cornwallville, Ny. Death: 24 May 2015 in Daytona Beach, Fl

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a. Note:   Find A Grave Memorial# 98765307 Borthwick Diaries Born to Mr. and Mrs. Aria Benjamin, a girl 9/23/1925
Catskill Recorder FRIDAY. JANUARY 7, 1927. = Irene, the small daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Aria Benjamin, has been very ill from drinking kerosene, but is thought to be recovering nicely.
GREENE COUNTY EXAMNER-RECORDER, CATSKILL, N. Y. THURSDAY. JULY 1, 1943 Miss Mavis Benjamin is employed at Acra in the Mohican House.
GREENE COUNTY EXAMINER-RECORDER, CATSKILL, N.Y. THURS., OCT. 14, 1943 A social event of much interest to people here is the announcement of the wedding of Miss Irene Mavis Benjamin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Aria Benjamin to Ivan Margison. The ceremony will be performed in the Methodist Church on Friday evening, October 15 at eight o'clock.
GREENE COUNTY EXAMINER-RECORDER, CATSKILL, N.Y. THURS., OCT. 21, 1943 122 year old Cornwallville Methodist Church was the scene of a very pretty wedding last Friday evening, October 15 when Miss Irene Mavis Benjamin became the bride of Ivan Margison. The church was prettily trimmed with gorgeous colored autumn leaves. Many candles lighted the auditorium, when to the strains of the wedding march played by Mrs. William S. Borthwick, the church organist, Miss Benjamin, on the arm of her father, Aria Benjamin, and preceded by her bridesmaid, Miss Anna Schmidt of Cairo, walked up the aisle to the altar where they were met by the groom and his best man, Lester Simpson, of Sunside. Rev. Lester J. Finley, pastor of the church, read the ritual that united the young couple in marriage. Then they marched to the vestibule where they received the congratulations of the many friends who filled the church. The wedding party which included the ushers, Ferris Parks, Floyd Parks, Nelson Parks and Langdon Lawson, and invited guests repaired to the Benjamin home where a buffet luncheon was served. After the reception the bride and groom successfully eluded their pursuers and left for a short wedding trip after which they will begin housekeeping in furnished rooms in the house of Mr. and Mrs. Almon Moore. Mr. Margison is employed by Mr. Moore on his large poultry and dairy farm. Mrs. Margison is a graduate of Cairo High School. The popular young couple have a large circle of friends who extend hearty good wishes for their future happiness.
GREENE COUNTY EXAMINER-RECORDER, CATSKILL, N.Y. THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 1947 Mrs. Ivan Margison has returned home from the Memorial Hospital in Catskill with her son, Ronald Stephen. Miss Barbara Ann Margison has been visiting her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Aria Benjamin.
Born at Memorial Hospital, Catkill, June 2, to Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Margison, a son. Mrs. Margison is the former Miss Mavis Benjamin, and this is their second child, the first, a girl was born July 3, 1945
SCHENECTADY GAZETTE, FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 1964 Agenda Includes Reports and Plans Reports and plans are on the agenda for a meeting of Rotterdam Boys club Women's auxiliary at 8 p.m. Monday at the clubhouse. Slated for discussion is a card party to be sponsored by the auxiliary on Feb. 6. Mrs. Ivan Margison is honorary chairman. Mrs. Edmund Mack and Mrs. George H. Thomas are cochairmen.
Albany Times Union October 14, 2012
Irene Mavis Margison, 87, was called home by the Lord on October 11 at Wesley Health Center, Saratoga Springs, NY, after a long and fruitful life. Born Sept. 23, 1925 in Cornwallville, Greene County, NY, she was the daughter of Aria Benjamin and Josephine Hutte. She spent her childhood days helping out on her family farm, and attended school in the one room schoolhouse in Cornwallville. On October 15, 1943, she married Ivan Margison from Acra NY. In the early 1950's they moved to Rotterdam, NY, and upon her husbands retirement they moved to South Daytona Beach, Fl. After the death of her husband in 1987, "Mavis" relocated to Clifton Park, NY. She was a communicant of Jonesville United Methodist Church. She was the proud mother of 6 children: Barbara Anne Margison who died of leukemia in 1950, Ronald Margison and the late Barbara of Stuart Fl., James Margison and wife Penny of Daytona Beach Fl., Kenneth Margison and wife Laurie of Pittsfield MA., David Margison and wife Antonella of Queensbury NY, and Lori Margison Santilli and husband Chris of Ballston Spa NY. She is also survived by her sister, Olive Blagriff of Homestead, Fl, 14 grand children, 9 great grand children, and many nieces, nephews, friends, and loved ones who will surely reap the rewards of knowing and being loved by such a warm and caring soul. Burial will be in the Cornwallville Methodist cemetery.
"Gently from its cosy bower, close beside the rippling brook, bloomed a gentle, blue-eyed flower, Cared for both by sun and shower, in its quiet and shaded nook. Star-eyed flower, how I love thee, blooming in a sheltered spot. Brilliant in the skies above me, Pure as whited clouds around thee, lovely, sweet Forget-me-not."
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