William L. Childs

William L. Childs died at 12:20 Monday afternoon, March 15, 1948 at his home in this village following several weeks' illness.

Mr. Childs was born September 3, 1882 in the Town of Burns, a son of Alfred and Elnora Lockwood Childs, but has resided in Andover for the past 44 years.  For a number of years he operated a farm on Greenwood Hill and for the past several years has been an employee of the Worthington Pump and Machinery Corp in Wellsville. He was married May 15, 1902 to Clara B. Warfield of Andover whose death occurred February 28, 1942.

He is survived by two sons, Paul W. Childs and Carl A. Childs, both of Andover, a brother, Edwin Childs and a sister, Mrs. Gertrude Burdick, both of Canisteo, three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Services were held this Thursday afternoon at the James B. Mulholland Funeral Home inAndover at 2 o'clock, the Rev. Albert N. Rogers officiating, with interment in Hillside Cemetery.

from pages of THE ANDOVER NEWS - ANDOVER,NY; Submitted by William A. Greene