Charles Deacon (husband of Lottie Griswold Deacon)was the son of Anna Jerusha Saurs Deacon and Joseph Deacon of Mentz NY. Joseph came from Wales. Anna's family came from Germany. Charles Deacon was born on April 28, 1884. His siblings were: Caroline Celesta Deacon, John Thomas Deacon, Alice F. Deacon (Loeper), Elizabeth Deacon, Bessie Deacon.