Riverside Cemetery

2650 Lake Avenue, Rochester, Monroe County, NY, USA

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OLIPHANT Family Members buried in Riverside Cemetery
Wilmer H.
Wilmer H.
Esther M.
Born: 1871
Died: 7 MAR 1947
Born: 28 SEP 1912
Died: 8 DEC 1959
Died: 1948
Died: 1957


Oliphants in the 1940 US CENSUS: Rochester, Monroe County, NY
Name Home in 1940 Age Relation to
Head of House
Birthplace Occupation
Albert E. OLIPHANT Rochester 29 Head NY Tinsmith
Laurna OLIPHANT Rochester 21 Wife NY  
Lola OLIPHANT Rochester 34 Hospital Inmate NY  
Orpha OLIPHANT Rochester 38 Hospital Inmate PA  
Wilmer H. OLIPHANT Rochester 68 Head PA Mill Man
Beatrice OLIPHANT Rochester 32 Daughter NY Office Clerk
Harry OLIPHANT Rochester 31 Son NY Truck Driver
Albert OLIPHANT Rochester 27 Son NY  
Wilmer OLIPHANT Rochester 26 Son NY Utility Man
Verne OLIPHANT Rochester 24 Daughter NY Book Keeper
Winifred OLIPHANT Rochester 22 Daughter NY Box Worker
Josephine B. OLIPHANT Rochester 19 Daughter NY New Worker


Wilmer H. Oliphant Sr. Obituary

OLIPHANT — Friday morning, Mar. 7, 1947, Wilmer H. Oliphant Sr. of 296 Wellington Ave., aged 75 years. Survived by none daughters, Mrs. Helen Lamprakes, Mrs. Nellie Colbert, Mrs. Dorothy McCaffrey, Mrs. Elsie Wake, Mrs. Winnie Vogel, Mrs. Betty Craver, the Misses Orpha, Beatrice and Verne Oliphant; three sons, Harry, Albert and Wilmer Jr., eight grandchildren, one sister, and three brothers.
Friends may call at the Farrell Brothers Colonial Funeral Home, 51 Ridge Rd. W. (near Memorial Bridge). Funeral service Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Internment, Riverside Cemetery.
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: Sunday, March 9, 1947


Sgt. Wilmer H. OLIPHANT Jr. Wounded in Action: 1944


University of Rochester River Campus Libraries
Riverside Cemetery Records
(see OLIPHANT records below) 

Wilmer H. OLIPHANT Age 75years 6months 1day: 3-10-1947 Section T Lot 274

Wilmer H. OLIPHANT Sr.

Wilmer OLIPHANT Jr. Age 47years: 1959 DEC 14 Section T Lot 274 Division 3

Wilmer H. OLIPHANT Jr.
28 SEP 1912 - 8 DEC 1959
WWII Veteran
340 Bomb Sq., 97 Bomb Group WWII
Rank: Sgt.


Esther M. OLIPHANT Age 37years 6months 23days: 1948 NOV 10 Section U Lot 207


Orpha OLIPHANT Age 54years 10months 13days: 1957 JAN 21 Section T Lot 274



OLIPHANT- Friday, Jan 18, 1957, Orphia Oliphant of this city. Survived by seven sisters, Helen Lamprakes, Nellie Colbert, Dorothy McCafrey, Winifred Vogel, Betty Carver, Beatrice and Verne Oliphant; three brothers, Harry, Albert and Wilmer Oliphant; several nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to attend memorial services Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Farrell Brothers, 51 Ridge Rd. W. near Memorial Bridge (no prior calling). Interment, Riverside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the Cancer Fund.   DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE, Rochester, N.Y.: Mon., Jan. 21, 1957