Kenneth Adsit died 23 January 2007 at 6 am. age 101 and nine months
He left peacefully.
Services will be at the Clifton Park United Methodist Church
10 Old Plank Road Clifton Park
Saturday 27 January at 10.45 am. to 11.45
viewing will be from 10 to 10.45 at the church
burial will be at the Clifton Park cemetery on Cemetery Road at noon
(google map)
donations should go to the church rather than flowers

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Kenneth Adsit 101 April 2006

Kenneth Adsit @ 100

* Kenneth Adsit Christmas 2006 (21 December age 101 + 8 months)  

 

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(new photo collection: old photos eary 1900s - added 23 May, 2006 21:20)

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Ken 101 plus - The interviews (talks about early days of Clifton Park and Halfmoon - 1915 - 1930s)
* Part One
* Part Two
* Visit with Narda's sister from Australia and stories (November 2005 - age 100 and a half)

See also Kenneth Adsit's one-hundredth birthday at the home of his son, Terrell Neuage and daughter in-law, Narda Biemond, in Round Lake, New York and at the Manor Care Nursing Home in Ballston Spa.
See also Kenneth Adsit seeing a story about his 100th birthday in the newspaper;
See also Kenneth Adsit's 100th birthday celebration at Manor Care Nursing Home, Ballston Spa, New York;

See also, this clip was after a stay in hospital for a cold at age 101 when he got himself into a bit of a frail state but he has returned to good health as show in later clips such as shown at the bottom of this page.Kenneth Adsit's 100th birthday (2005)

 

1935 age 30 with new 1934 Ford at home in Halfmoon/Clifton Park (98th birthday party, with Leigh, 1950 photo, in Australia with kangaroo - 1992)

  a few PHOTOS OF KENNETH ADSIT and MORE FAMILY PHOTOS

 

 A photo of the Adsit farm (1922 - 1964) covering this area is here (Robert and I are on the roof of the barn) and here - Route Nine is in the front.

 

Kenneth Adsit celebrated his 101st birthday this year at Maplewood Manor 149 Ballston Avenue Ballston Spa, New York 12020 Tel. (518) 885-2288 Fax (518) 885-6709.

Kenneth Adsit was born in Halfmoon, New York and graduated from Waterford High School in 1923. He was married in 1943 in Round Lake, New York. For most of his life he lived on a farm in Clifton Park and in Halfmoom (the border went through the pumpkin patch). The farm was situated along route nine and what is now 146. The Northway (Route 87) goes through what was the wooded area of the property. The current Hess gas station is where the corn fields were and Cracker Barrel is where the melons grew and where the large box stores; Home Depot, Kinens and Things, and Michaels, as well as "Halfmoon Crossings" shopping centre are all on the property that was once the farm. I still have a box of arrow heads that Ken Adsit collected from his fields as he ploughed them. He travelled a lot and when he was 87 he toured Australia for a month. Our actual house was where the a'Park 200 Apartments' now are.

A photo of our farm covering this area is here - Route Nine is in the front. View the photo albums for old pictures as well as documents such as this 1928 purchase of Kenneth Adsit's car; his 1943 marriage day in Round Lake; the marriage certificate and many other items covering the past 100 years.

 

The original 1770s Adsit Cabin in The Town of Willsboro is now a historical site.

 

Kenneth Adsit is survived by his son, Terrell, and grandson, Sacha who lives in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Kenneth's first son, Robert, died in 1993, his wife died in 1992 and grandson, Leigh Neuage died August 16th, 2003.

 

I am collecting old photos of Kenneth Adsit to display on his birthday and to put on a webpage if you have and would like to share - thanks.

I will share these with Kenneth Adsit each time anyone signs his guestbook

21 December 2006


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