Doris B. Avery was born on 17 Feb 1933 in Nyack, Rockland, New York. According to FindAGrave and her obituary, she was the child of Albert Collewore and Blanche Croteau.
In 1940 Doris Avery was living in Haverstraw town, Rockland, New York, the granddaughter of Alphonse W. and Ida? (indexed as Jola) Crotau. Alphonse worked as a printer in a dye factory, and Jola was a cook at a state institution. They lived in the same place in 1935.
Doris Avery and Eugene D. Waters were married on 4 Apr 1951 at Clarkstown, New York.
Doris Waters, 76 years old, died on 12 February 2010 in Nyack, Rockland, New York. She is buried at the Frederick Loescher Veterans Memorial Cemetery, New Hempstead, Rockland, New York.
↑ Ancestry.com. New York State, Birth Index, 1881-1942 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2018. Original data: New York State Birth Index, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY. Certificate Number: 11789
↑ 2.02.1 "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JGTK-TZ4 : 20 May 2014), Doris Waters, 12 Feb 2010; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
↑ 3.03.1 Find A Grave, database and images (accessed 25 December 2018), memorial page for Doris B Collewore Waters (unknown–12 Feb 2010), Find A Grave: Memorial #104259636, citing Frederick Loescher Veterans Memorial Cemetery, New Hempstead, Rockland County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Ellen Stanton (contributor 46774660) .
↑ "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K79N-WQC : 15 March 2018), Doris Avery in household of Alphonse W Crotua, Haverstraw Town, Rockland, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 44-21, sheet 2A, line 1, family 24, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 2766.
Alphonse W Crotua, 61 b. Canada-French; wife Jola Crotua, 47 b. Massachusetts; daughter Doris Crotua, 12 b. Vermont; son William Crotua, 8 b. Canada-French; granddaughter Doris Avery, 7 b. New York.
↑ New York State, Marriage Index (Grooms) 1951. New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY. Certificate Number: 11135 Obtained by Reclaim the Records and Accessed at Archive.org on 25 Dec 2018. Record