A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Home >> State of New York >> Fulton County >> Stairs Corners >> NotablesIndex

Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
New York

The Commemorative Quarter for New York

Notable Births & Deaths for Stairs Corners ...

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Stairs Corners. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

  • Charles F. 'Fatty' Briody
  • George Stacy Davis
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in Cohoes (NY) on August 23, 1870 (a Tueday) and died in Philadelphia (PA) on October 17, 1940 (a Thursday) at the age of 70. He is buried at Fernwood Cemetery (Delaware County, Pennsylvania).
    • Cohoes is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southeast of Stairs Corners.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Stacy Davis<1>
  • Ellen Demming
    • Born: Betty Ellen Weber
    • Actress. She was born in Schenectady (NY) on November 10, 1922 (a Friday) and died in Springfield (VT) on February 7, 2002 (a Thursday) at the age of 79. She is buried at Oak Hill Cemetery (Windham County, Vermont).
    • Schenectady is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast of Stairs Corners.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ellen Demming<1>
  • Kirk Douglas
    • Born: Issur Danielovitch
    • Actor, producer, director, author. He was born in Amsterdam (NY) on December 9, 1916 (a Saturday) and died in Beverly Hills (CA) on February 5, 2020 (a Wednesday) at the age of 103. He is buried at Westwood Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
    • Amsterdam is located 5 miles [8 km] to the south of Stairs Corners.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Kirk Douglas<1>
  • Bob Eberly
  • Abigail Fillmore
    • Born: Abigail Powers
    • Wife and First Lady to the Presidency of Millard Fillmore (1850 - 1853). She was born in Stillwater (NY) on March 13, 1798 (a Tueday) and died in Washington, DC on March 30, 1853 (a Wednesday) at the age of 55. She is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery (Erie County, New York).
    • Stillwater is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Stairs Corners.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Abigail Fillmore<1>
  • Ulysses S. Grant
    • Born: Hiram Ulysses Grant
    • Full name: Ulysses Simpson Grant
    • 18th President of the US (1869 - 1877). He was born in Point Pleasant (OH) on April 27, 1822 (a Saturday) and died in Wilton (NY) on July 23, 1885 (a Thursday) at the age of 63.
    • Wilton is located 23 miles [37 km] to the northeast of Stairs Corners.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ulysses S. Grant<1>
  • Henry John Kaiser
  • Margaret Cynthia Nickloy
    • Circus entertainer, actress. She was born in Mayfield (NY) on August 12, 1902 (a Tueday) and died in Gloversville (NY) on April 29, 1961 (a Saturday) at the age of 58.
    • Mayfield is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest of Stairs Corners.
    • Gloversville is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Stairs Corners.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Margaret Cynthia Nickloy<1>
  • Carmela Anna Ponselle
  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • Leonard Wells Volk
    • Artist. He was born in Wells (NY) on November 7, 1828 (a Friday) and died in Osceola (WI) on August 19, 1895 (a Monday) at the age of 66. He is buried at Rosehill Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
    • Wells is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the north of Stairs Corners.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Leonard Wells Volk<1>
  • Henry Herman Westinghouse
  • William Warren White

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stairs Corners. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Fulton County:

The official website for State of New York:

Footnotes ...

<1>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website:


Copyright 2023
All Rights Reserved

Thank you for visiting our website.

In closing, please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write: Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified/updated: 25 Jan 2023