Gazlay Family History
 

Family HistoryFamily History - John Gazlay

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Key:1.“+” preceding a child’s name indicates the child has their own paragraph in the next generation.
 2.“born xxxx” indicates the child is under 18 years of age and the birth date is known but withheld.
This family history features John Gazlay and 77 of his descendants down to the fourth generation.


First Generation
1. John Gazlay,1 born ____ (parents not determined). John married Elizabeth Sayrs (born ____, parents not determined).

John emigrated in 1715 from England.1


+2i. John Gazlay, born 9 July 1722 in Goshen, Orange County, New York; died 9 August 1811 in Greene County, New York. Married Anna Ward.

  1. Genealogy of the Gazlay Family, collated by Theodore Gazlay, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1890; unpublished. Transcription available at Gazlay Family History (website).
Second Generation
2. John Gazlay2 (John1), born 9 July 1722 in Goshen, Orange County, New York;1, 2 died 9 August 1811 in Greene County, New York.2, 3 John married, 30 October 1746 in Great Nine Partners, Dutchess County, New York, Anna Ward1, 2 (born 15 November 1725, parents not determined;1 Anna died 17971). John is buried in Burnt Hills Baptist Church (Hillside) Cemetery, Burnt Hills, Saratoga County, New York.3

John served apprenticeship to the business of mill-wright, in Orange County, New York. He early removed to Great Nine Partners, in Dutchess County, New York, and purchased 500 acres of new land, married Anna Ward, by which he had 12 children, who attained maturity.1


Children of John Gazlay and Anna Ward:

+3i. Mary ‘Polly’ Gazlay, born 4 October 1747 in New York; died 6 June 1805 in Menands, Albany County, New York. Married Dr. William Forman.
+4ii. John Gazlay, born 11 January 1750 in Columbus, Chenango County, New York; (This is probably an Old Style date. At least one source lists his birth date as 22 January 1750 which would be the equivalent New Style date.); died 26 February 1813. Married Sarah Furman.
+5iii. Daniel Gazlay, born 22 March 1752; died 1777. Married Keturah Platt.
+6iv. Anna Gazlay, born 8 July 1754. Married William Carter.
+7v. Hannah Gazlay, born 18 April 1756. Married William Wright.
+8vi. James Gazlay, born 23 January 1758; died 6 August 1823. Married Huldah Carter.
+9vii. Jonathan Gazlay, born 17 August 1760; died 7 September 1835 in Willet, Cortland County, New York. Married Karenda Carter.
+10viii. Elizabeth Gazlay, born 9 February 1763; died 1 June 1847 in Ballston Spa, Saratoga County, New York. Married Samuel Furman.
+11ix. Deidamia Gazlay, born 18 June 1765 in New York; died 11 December 1850. Married Philip Heartt.
 12x. Abigail Gazlay, born 27 April 1768;1 died 1795.1
+13xi. Joseph Gazlay, born 24 November 1771; twin; died 29 June 1821. Married Annie Marshall.
+14xii. Benjamin Gazlay, born 24 November 1771; twin. Married Ruth Bradford.

  1. Genealogy of the Gazlay Family, collated by Theodore Gazlay, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1890; unpublished. Transcription available at Gazlay Family History (website).
  2. The Gazlay Family in America, with sections titled "Ten Generations of American Gazlays" for several branches of the Gazlay family. Document is marked on one page, "From Gerard Gazlay, Jr. Jan. 1980." Unpublished, nine unnumbered pages. Photocopy in possession of Lee Gazlay.
  3. Cemetery Inscriptions, Burnt Hills Baptist Church Cemetery (now called Hillside Cemetery), Saratoga NYGENWEB (website), Saratoga, New York.
Third and Fourth Generations
3. Mary ‘Polly’ Gazlay3 (John,2 John1), born 4 October 1747 in New York;1, 2 died 6 June 1805 in Menands, Albany County, New York.1, 2 Polly married Dr. William Forman2 (born 17 March 1739, parents not determined;3 William died 4 July 1816 in Fishkill, Dutchess County, New York3, 4). Polly is buried in Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, Albany County, New York.1 William is buried in Reformed Dutch Church Cemetery, Beacon, Dutchess County, New York.3

Dr. Forman’s obituary provides brief biographical details:4

DIED,

In the town of Fishkill, on the 4th July inst. Dr. William Forman, in the 78th year of his age. He was a surgeon’s mate in the old French war, under General Amherst--acted as a surgeon in several campaigns during the American revolution, and was much respected for his patriotism, and skill in his profession.


+15i. Anna Nancy Forman, born February 1764; died 28 May 1833. Married Francis Purdy.
 16ii. William Foreman.
+17iii. Sarah Forman, Married Jesse Mott.
+18iv. Benoni Bradner Forman, born ca. 1785 in Albany County, New York. Married Margaret Gaisley.
 19v. David Foreman.
+20vi. Rev. Abraham Forman, born 14 February 1789 in Pleasant Valley, Dutchess County, New York; died 22 August 1854 in Geneseo, Livingston County, New York. Married Nancy Barnes.

4. John Gazlay3 (John,2 John1), born 11 January 1750 in Columbus, Chenango County, New York; (This is probably an Old Style date. At least one source lists his birth date as 22 January 1750 which would be the equivalent New Style date.);2, 5, 6 died 26 February 1813.5 John married, ca. 1772, Sarah Furman2, 8 (born ca. 1754, parents not determined;5, 7 Sarah died 7 June 18215). John is buried in Gazlay Cemetery, South Edmeston, Otsego County, New York. His is the oldest stone in the Gazlay Cemetery.7 Sarah is buried in Gazlay Cemetery, South Edmeston, Otsego County, New York.7

There is a record of John Gazlay buying a farm from A. Lyon, 181 acres for $2,100. This farm is in South Edmeston, and now [1950s] is owned by Mrs. Tuttle, daughter of Charles Gazlay.5


Children of John Gazlay and Sarah Furman:

+21i. Aaron Gazlay, born 16 May 1773 in Edmeston, Otsego County, New York; (the year is shown as 1775 in some records); died 29 September 1830 in Edmeston, Otsego County, New York. Married Abigail Sutton.
+22ii. Anne Gazlay, born 27 January 1776 in Edmeston, Otsego County, New York; (she may be the daughter named Nancy in Rev. Sayrs Gazlay's statement to Theodore Gazlay); died 24 February 1813. Married Henry Spencer.
+23iii. Daniel Gazlay, born 8 May 1778 in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York; died 6 May 1847 in Town of Maine, Cook County, Illinois; although Gazlay History and the Leavenworth Family Genealogy list his place of death as Mainville, it is almost certainly the Town of Maine. Married Susannah Leavenworth.
+24iv. Alexander Gazlay, born 29 September 1780 in Edmeston, Otsego County, New York; died 5 August 1834 in New Berlin, Chenango County, New York. Married Susannah Sutton.
+25v. Elizabeth Gazlay, born 7 October 1783 in Edmeston, Otsego County, New York; her birth date is derived from her headstone inscription; died 28 March 1869. Married Royal Hubby.
 26vi. Denton Gazlay, born 4 April 1786 in Edmeston, Otsego County, New York;2, 5, 6, 9, 10 died 21 February 1859 in South Edmeston, Otsego County, New York.5, 11 Denton's limbs never grew after he was three years old but his body grew immense. He was a tailor by trade and lived with his sister Betsy.5 Denton is buried in Gazlay Cemetery, South Edmeston, Otsego County, New York.7
+27vii. John Furman Gazlay, born 23 February 1788 in Clinton, Dutchess County, New York; (a few sources indicate he was born in Edmeston, Otsego County, New York, but it is more likely he was born in Clinton, Dutchess County); died 31 December 1875 in Evans, Erie County, New York. Married Polly Haight.
+28viii. Joseph Gazlay, born 25 March 1790 in Edmeston, Otsego County, New York; died 19 November 1870. Married Martha _____.
 29ix. Benjamin Gazlay, born 23 November 1793 in Edmeston, Otsego County, New York;2, 5, 6, 10 died 4 November 1826.5, 7 Benjamin is buried in Gazlay Cemetery, South Edmeston, Otsego County, New York.7
+30x. Jacob Gazlay, born 25 March 1795 in Dutchess County, New York; (one source lists his birth as 23 March 1795 in Edmeston, N.Y.); died 19 August 1869 in South Edmeston, Otsego County, New York. Married Mary Champion.
 31xi. Henry ‘Harry’ Gazlay, born 22 July 1798 in Edmeston, Otsego County, New York; (one source lists his birth date as 25 July 1798);2, 5, 6, 10 died 22 December 1826.5, 7 Harry is buried in Gazlay Cemetery, South Edmeston, Otsego County, New York.7

5. Daniel Gazlay3 (John,2 John1), born 22 March 1752;2 died 1777.2 Daniel married Keturah Platt12 (born ____, parents not determined).

Daniel was shot at an Inn in Poughkeepie, New York, during the War. He and Keturah were said to have had two children.2, 12, 13


6. Anna Gazlay3 (John,2 John1), born 8 July 1754.2 Anna married, 1 November 1773 in Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut, William Carter2, 14 (born ____, parents not determined).

7. Hannah Gazlay3 (John,2 John1), born 18 April 1756.2 Hannah married William Wright2, 12 (born ____, parents not determined).

William and Hannah are said to have had three children.12


 32i. John Wright.

8. James Gazlay3 (John,2 John1), born 23 January 1758;2, 6 died 6 August 1823.6 James married, 20 October 1783, Huldah Carter2 (born 11 February 1767, parents not determined;2 Huldah died 21 September 1844 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio13, 15, 16). Huldah is buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio.15, 16

Children of James Gazlay and Huldah Carter:

+33i. James William Gazlay, born 23 July 1784 in New York, New York; died 8 June 1874 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Married (1) Martha ‘Patty’ Randall Married (2) Rebecca M. Williams.
+34ii. Rev. Sayrs Gazlay, born 12 July 1787 in New York; died 24 May 1874. Married Susan Hay.
 35iii. Ann Gazlay, born 25 September 1789 in New York;2, 17, 18 died 5 July 1857 in Green Township, Hamilton County, Ohio.2, 13, 17 Ann is buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio.17
+36iv. Elizabeth Gazlay, born 26 March 1792; died 1829. Married Charles Fraser Kellogg.
+37v. Cornelia Gazlay, born 1 August 1794 in New York; died 13 August 1873. Married James S. Chamberlain.
+38vi. Aribert Gazlay, born 10 December 1797 in Dutchess County, New York; died 22 May 1885 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Married Elizabeth Buck.
+39vii. Karenda Gazlay, born 22 April 1800 in New York; died 26 January 1890 in Williamsburg, Clermont County, Ohio. Married (1) David Swing Married (2) James Hageman.
+40viii. Mary Elizabeth Gazlay, born 9 December 1805; died 1833. Married William C. Keene.
+41ix. Julia Ann Gazlay, born 1806 in New York; died 17 May 1858 in Colerain Township, Hamilton County, Ohio. Married Garrett Van Ausdol.
 42x. Hulda Jane Gazlay, born 3 June 1808;2 died 10 August 1830.2, 13
+43xi. Adelia ‘Della’ Gazlay, born 14 December 1813 in Cairo, Greene County, New York; died 18 April 1858 in Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin. Married Albert Gallatin Knight.
+44xii. Theodore Gazlay, born 27 August 1815 in Cairo, Greene County, New York; died 19 January 1899 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Married Jane Eliza Fitch.

9. Jonathan Gazlay3 (John,2 John1), born 17 August 1760;2, 6 died 7 September 1835 in Willet, Cortland County, New York.6, 19, 20 Jonathan married Karenda Carter2 (born ____, parents not determined). Jonathan is buried in Willet Cemetery, Willet, Cortland County, New York.19

According to a statement by Rev. Sayrs Gazlay in 1852, Jonathan had 14 children, of which four were still living at that time: Samuel, Thomas Jefferson, Patty, and Maria.2, 21


+45i. William C. Gazley, born ca. 1781 in New York; died 27 September 1858 in Gaines, Genesee County, Michigan. Married (1) Patty Dickinson Married (2) Betsey (née Plank) Phy.
+46ii. Ward Madison Gazlay, born ca. 1782; died 20 April 1836 in Newburg, Orange County, New York. Married Elizabeth Carter.
+47iii. Samuel D. Gazley, born 31 January 1785 in New York; died 25 July 1857 in Canyonville, Douglas County, Oregon; his year of death is also given as 1858. Married Sarah ‘Sally’ Jones.
+48iv. Joshua Gazlay, born 31 December 1785; died 5 June 1842. Married Abigail Jones.
 49v. Patty Gazlay.
 50vi. Maria Gazlay.
+51vii. George Gazley, born ____, the son of Jonathan Gazlay and Karenda Carter; died 20 December 1843 in Houston, Harris County, Texas. Married Mary McGee.
+52viii. Abraham Gazlay, born ca. 1794; died 1 October 1839 in Houston, Harris County, Texas. Married Mary McCully.
+53ix. Dr. Thomas Jefferson Gazley, born ca. 1798 in New York; died 31 October 1853 in Smithville, Bastrop County, Texas. Married Elizabeth Boyce.

10. Elizabeth Gazlay3 (John,2 John1), born 9 February 1763;2, 22 died 1 June 1847 in Ballston Spa, Saratoga County, New York.23, 24 Elizabeth married, 1 January 1785 in Hyde Park, Dutchess County, New York, Samuel Furman2, 24, 25 (born 2 March 1753 in Newtown, Long Island, New York, the son of John Furman and Elizabeth Albertus;22, 24, 25 Samuel died 26 August 1830 in Burnt Hills, Saratoga County, New York24, 26). Elizabeth and Samuel are buried in Burnt Hills Baptist Church (Hillside) Cemetery, Burnt Hills, Saratoga County, New York.23, 26

Samuel’s name is listed under several regiments in the Revolutionary War, serving as a private. He also served in the War of 1812, narrowly escaping drowning by breaking through the ice while carrying dispatches across Lake Champlain.25, 27


+54i. Nancy Ann Furman, born 11 October 1784 in Newtown, Long Island, New York; died 7 April 1845 in Hudson River near Athens, New York. Married David Lamberson.
 55ii. Elizabeth Furman, born 17 April 1787 in Newtown, Long Island, New York;2, 22, 24, 28, 29, 30 died 17 September 1869 in Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York.24, 28 Elizabeth is buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, Onandaga County, New York.28
+56iii. Susanna Furman, born 30 April 1789 in Newtown, Long Island, New York; died 1850. Married John Hatch Lathrop.
 57iv. Robert Furman, born 11 March 1793 in Hyde Park, Dutchess County, New York;2, 24 died 10 March 1796.24
+58v. John Gazlay Furman, born 10 December 1794 in Hyde Park, Dutchess County, New York; died 6 September 1871 in Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan. Married (1) Armenia Northrup Married (2) Malvina Green.
+59vi. Robert Furman, born 30 April 1797 in Hyde Park, Dutchess County, New York; died 5 May 1864 in New York, New York. Married (1) Melinda Wilkins Married (2) Marie B. Angle.
+60vii. Phillip Heartt Furman, born 13 February 1799 in Hyde Park, Dutchess County, New York; died 3 September 1871 in Maspeth, Long Island, New York. Married Mary ‘Polly’ Cogswell.
+61viii. Rev. Charles Edwin Furman, born 13 December 1801 in Hyde Park, Dutchess County, New York; died 10 June 1880 in Rochester, Monroe County, New York. Married Harriet Emiline Johnson.
+62ix. Mary Wright Furman, born 6 September 1803 in Hyde Park, Dutchess County, New York; died 13 February 1887. Married Prosper French.
+63x. Abigail Rhodes Furman, born 4 September 1805 in Clifton Park, Saratoga County, New York; died 18 November 1857 in Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York. Married Thomas Croly.

11. Deidamia Gazlay3 (John,2 John1), born 18 June 1765 in New York;2, 31 died 11 December 1850.32, 33 Deidamia married, 1789, Philip Heartt2 (born 4 November 1768 in New York, parents not determined;31, 33, 34 Philip died 9 December 185533). Deidamia and Philip are buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Troy, Rensselaer County, New York.33

 64i. Jonathan Titus Heartt, born 3 June 1791;35 baptized 17 July 1791 in Albany, Albany County, New York;35 died 19 June 1792.33 Jonathan is buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Troy, Rensselaer County, New York.33
+65ii. Jonas Coe Heartt, born 12 August 1793 in Troy, Rensselaer County, New York; baptized 1 December 1793 in Troy, Rensselaer County, New York; died 30 April 1874 in New York, New York. Married Catherine Lamberson.
+66iii. Christopher Heartt, born 24 October 1795; baptized 27 March 1796 in Troy, Rensselaer County, New York; died 14 July 1855 in Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama. Married Cornelia Lyle.
+67iv. Ann Eliza Heartt, born 26 December 1797 in New York; baptized 9 May 1798 in Troy, Rensselaer County, New York; died December 1855. Married James Van Brakle.
+68v. Albert Pawling Heartt, born ____, the son of Philip Heartt and Deidamia Gazlay; baptized 17 May 1801 in Troy, Rensselaer County, New York; died before 25 April 1849 in Troy, Rensselaer County, New York. Married (1) Susan C. Bayeux Married (2) Emily Fitch.
 69vi. Deidamia Maria Heartt, born 31 May 1803 in Troy, Rensselaer County, New York;2, 36, 37, 38 baptized 11 September 1803 in Troy, Rensselaer County, New York;36 died 19 November 1883 in Messina, Sicily, Italy.38 Deidamia is buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Troy, Rensselaer County, New York.38
+70vii. Philip Titus Heartt, born 20 March 1806; baptized 2 August 1806 in Troy, Rensselaer County, New York; died 13 October 1887 in Bloomfield, Essex County, New Jersey. Married Sarah Jerusha Pierson.
 71viii. Charles Henry Heartt, born August 1808;33 baptized 6 August 1808 in Troy, Rensselaer County, New York;39 died 27 November 1809.33 Charles is buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Troy, Rensselaer County, New York.33

13. Joseph Gazlay3 (John,2 John1), born 24 November 1771; twin;2, 6, 40 died 29 June 1821.41 Joseph married Annie Marshall12 (born 10 April 1772, parents not determined;42 Annie died 17 April 184142, 43). Joseph and Annie are buried in Marshall Ground, Pleasant Valley, Dutchess County, New York.41, 42

Joseph and Annie are said to have had eight children.12


Children of Joseph Gazlay and Annie Marshall:

+72i. Stephen Gazlay, born 19 April 1788; died 23 December 1837. Married Ann Harris.
 73ii. John Gazlay, born ca. June 1796;44 died 2 April 1854.44 Identification of John as the son of Joseph and Annie (Marshall) Gazlay is circumstantial, based on his burial in the same cemetery, and a mention of “John Gazlay, of Pennsylvania, heir &c of Ann Gazlay, deceased” in the probate notice for Ann Gazlay.43, 44 John is buried in Marshall Ground, Pleasant Valley, Dutchess County, New York.44
+74iii. Elizabeth Ann Gazlay, born ca. 1801. Married Frederick Ham, Jr..
+75iv. Elnathan Gazley, born ca. 1808 in Pleasant Valley, Dutchess County, New York; died 30 October 1887. Married Sarah B. Wilbur.
+76v. Mary Gazley, Married Alonzo D. Griffin.

14. Benjamin Gazlay3 (John,2 John1), born 24 November 1771; twin.6 Benjamin married Ruth Bradford12 (born ____, parents not determined).

Benjamin and Ruth are said to have had two daughters.12


 77i. (daughter) Gazlay.
 78ii. (daughter) Gazlay.

  1. Find a Grave (website). Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, Albany County, New York, Mary Forman, born: 4 October 1747 in New York; died: 6 June 1805 in Menands, Albany County, New York; Inscription: Consort of Dr William Forman.
  2. Genealogy of the Gazlay Family, collated by Theodore Gazlay, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1890; unpublished. Transcription available at Gazlay Family History (website).
  3. Find a Grave (website). Reformed Dutch Church Cemetery, Beacon, Dutchess County, New York, William Forman, died 4 July 1816. Inscription: Physician, a. 77-3-17 [from record].
  4. Obituary, Columbian, New York, New York, 12 July 1816, Dr. William Forman, died 4 July 1816 in his 78th year of his age. The article provides brief biographical details.
  5. Gazlay History, compiled by Margaret Howe in 1955-1956 (copy available at Gazlay Family History - Sources). Margaret Howe indicated that the document is "based on material my mother Inez L. Gazlay collected, but never lived to edit. Her material has just been copied and explains the more extensive material on generation V and VI. Other information has been added which I found from numerous sources." Unpublished, 29 pages. Several differences in dates have been found between this document and others, especially A Genealogy of the Leavenworth Family; the latter is considered the more accurate source.
  6. The Gazlay Family in America, with sections titled "Ten Generations of American Gazlays" for several branches of the Gazlay family. Document is marked on one page, "From Gerard Gazlay, Jr. Jan. 1980." Unpublished, nine unnumbered pages. Photocopy in possession of Lee Gazlay.
  7. Cemetery Inscriptions, The Gazlay Cemetery, South Edmeston, New York. Copy of all inscriptions existing on 30 March 1902 copied by Charles H. Gazlay. List available on various web sites.
  8. Genealogy, The Champion Genealogy: A History of the Descendants of Henry Champion, by Francis Bacon Trowbridge, New Haven, 1891. Library of Congress Local History and Genealogy Reading Room.
  9. U.S. Federal Census, 1850, New York, Otsego County, Edmeston, page 81, family of Royal Hubby (62, MA, farmer), Elizabeth Hubby (66, NY), Milton Hubby (35, NY), Harriet Hubby (25, NY), Delia Maynard (14, NY), Denton Gazeley (66, NY).
  10. Gazlay Family Tree, Henry Willis Gazlay 1854-1934 Ancestors & Descendants, by Francis P. Gazlay, Northville, Mich., 1978
  11. Deaths, Freemans Journal, Index; Page 83, Denton Gaylay [sic, Gazlay], died 21 February 1859 in S. Edmeston.
  12. Gazlay Family Notes, undated and unpublished. This photocopy of five pages of hand-written notes start with what is believed to be the same 1852 interview of Sayrs Gazlay by his brother Theodore that is transcribed elsewhere. The remaining pages focus on the branch of the family that includes John Arvin Gazlay (1846-1911). Some dates differ from other sources in this photocopy. Transcription available at Gazlay Family History (website).
  13. Gazlay History, written by Spencer G. Kuhn, a grandchild of Theodore Gazlay; undated. This is a typewritten re-compilation of the earlier Genealogy of the Gazlay Family, compiled by Theodore Gazlay in 1890, including the 1852 statement of the family history by Reverend Sayers Gazlay, an elder brother of Theodore. This document re-formats the information in the 1890 work. For example, facts originally shown in list form, such as birth and death dates, are incorporated in the narrative of this later work. Two post-1890 sections are unique to this document: one with additional details about Theodore Gazlay’s family, with dates as late as 1951; and another on the Donaldson family, featuring Jean Gazlay Donaldson and her six marriages, with several dates in 1965.
  14. Vital Records from Barbour 1670-1850, Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut, transcribed by Coralynn Brown, available at durhamwilcox.net. Marriage of William Carter and Mrs. Anne Gazlay, 1 November 1773.
  15. Cemetery Record, Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio (website); Gazley, Huldah, card no. 5755, died 21 Sept. 1844, Sec. 54 Lot 92; removed from Family Burial Grounds, Green Township, O.
  16. Cemetery Inscriptions, Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; Lot #92, Section #54, monument with the following inscriptions: Hulda, wife of James Gazlay, died September 21, 1844, age 77 years / Rebecca W., wife of James W. Gazlay, died February 15, 1834, age 29 years 7 months / William E. Gazlay, their first son, died May 11, 1843, age 19 years 11 months / James, their second son, died October 5, 1828, age 2 years / Clare, their fourth son, died June 11, 1833, age 1 1/2 years.
  17. Cemetery Record, Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio (website); Gazley, Miss Ann, card no. 5745, born 1789 in N.Y., died 5 July 1857, residence Green Township, O., Sec. 54 Lot 92.
  18. U.S. Federal Census, 1850, Ohio, Hamilton County, Green Township, family of James W. Gazley (65, N.Y., farmer); Allen W. Gazley (20, Ohio, farmer); Susan Gazley (20, Ohio); Ann Gazley (50, N.Y.); Emma Kizar (9, Ohio); Sarah Simmons (13, England); Henry Kuntz (30, Germany, laborer); John Hanyon (35, Germany, laborer).
  19. Find a Grave (website). Willet Cemetery, Willet, Cortland County, New York; Flat stone: Jonathan Gazlay / Pvt Dutchess County NY Mil / Revolutionary War / 1760 - 1835. This is a modern stone.
  20. Deaths, Unidentified newspaper, cited as “CR-Cortland Record?,” but more likely the Cortland Republican. The entry reads, “Gazley, Hon. Jonathan, a soldier of the Revolution, & for many years Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, d. at Willet, 7th inst., at 75 y. [CR-Sept. 22, 1835]” The citation is given in the entry for Jonathan Gazlay, ID I4417, rootsweb (website); contact name: Alicia Dorstewitz.
  21. The names of the other children are compiled from several sources, and are subject to correction as more information is found.
  22. U.S. Federal Census, 1790, New York, Queens County, Township of Newtown, page 19, family of Samuel Furman showing 1 male over 16 years, 4 females, 1 other free person named Casar, and 1 slave.
  23. Cemetery Inscriptions, Burnt Hills Baptist Church Cemetery (now called Hillside Cemetery), Saratoga NYGENWEB (website), Saratoga, New York. Gazlay, Elizabeth. Her headstone shows that she died 1 June 1847 age 84 years, 3 months, 21 days. Other records show her date of death as 8 June 1847.
  24. Baker Family History and Genealogy; The Descendants of Josias Furman, Generations 4, 5, and 6. Website.
  25. American Ancestry, Volume VII, ALbany, N.Y.: Jole Munsell’s Sons, Publishers, 1892. Available at Google Books. Page 184, Furman, Charles Edwin. The entry provides details of his ancestors and some of their spouses for several generations back to the 1600s. Some dates and places vary in this source from other sources.
  26. Cemetery Inscriptions, Burnt Hills Baptist Church Cemetery (now called Hillside Cemetery), Saratoga NYGENWEB (website), Saratoga, New York.
  27. New York in the Revolution as Colony and State. These records were discovered, arranged and classified by James A. Roberts, Comptroller, in 1897.
  28. Find a Grave (website). Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, Onandaga County, New York, Furman, Eliza: born: 7 April 1787; died: 17 September 1869; parents: S. & E. Furman; cause of death: old age; note: originally interred in Section 6, Plot 76, moved 18 February 1898 [from record].
  29. U.S. Federal Census, 1850, New York, Saratoga County, Clifton Park, Page No. 518, family of Thomas Croly (45, Ireland, farmer); Abby Croly (45, New York); Emeline Croly (13, New York); Mary S. Croly (11, New York); Josephine E. Croly (9, New York); Robert T. Croly (7, New York); Augusta Croly (5, New York); Abby Croly (3, New York); Thomas S. Croly (1, New York); Henry Proter (56, New York); Eliza Firman (63, New York); Mary Rhyne (25, Ireland); John Wandell (60, New York, carpenter).
  30. U.S. Federal Census, 1860, New York, Saratoga County, Clifton Park, Page No. 42, family of Thomas Croly (55, Ireland); Elizabeth Croly (17, New York); Robert Croly (16, New York, work on farm); Augusta Croly (14, New York); Abby Croly (12, New York); Thomas Croly (11, New York); Eliza Furman (73, New York, boarding); Henry Porter (66, New York, boarding).
  31. U.S. Federal Census, 1850, New York, Rensselaer County, Troy, family of Philip Heartt (81, N.Y.); Diadama Heartt (85, N.Y.); Ann E. Van Brackle (52, N.Y.); Mary Bishop (48, N.Y.); Bridget Gorven (21, Ireland); Rose Conaly (18, Ireland); Charles H. Van Brackle (13, N.Y.).
  32. New Orleans Death Index, Daily Picayune, 1837-1857, Heartt, Philip (Mrs.) (Deidamia Gazlay), age 86, died 12/11/1850; Daily Picayune 12/28/1850, P2, C5.
  33. Connors Genealogy. Troy, Rensselaer County, Cemetery Inscriptions, Oakwood Cemetery, Philip Heartt Nov 4, 1768-Dec 9, 1855; side 2: Deidamia wife of Philip Heartt d. Dec 11, 1850 / In 86th yr of her age; side 3: Jonathan Titus d. June 19th 1792 aged 12 mos 16 days / Charles Henry d. Nov 27th 1809 aged 14 months / Infant children of Philip & Deidamia Heartt; side 4: blank.
  34. New York State Census, 1855, Rensselaer County, Troy, Page 81, family of Jonas C. Heart (61, Ren. Co., merchant); wife Catherine Heart (61, Queen Co.); daughter Mary W. Heart (39, Ren. Co.); son Chas S. Heart (32, Ren. Co., widow, merchant); son Jonas H. Heart (23, Ren. Co.); father Philip Heart (86, Conn., widow); granddaughter Louisa P. Heart (3, Ren. Co.); plus five servants, all from Ireland).
  35. New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962, Jonathan Titus Heartt, born: 3 June 1791; Christened: 17 July 1791 in First Presbyterian, Albany, Albany [County], New York; father: Philip Heartt; mother: Diadema Gazley.
  36. New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962, Diadama Maria Heartt, born: 31 May 1803; Christened: 11 September 1803 in First Presbyterian Church, Troy, Rensselaer [County], New York; father: Philip Heartt; mother: Diadama.
  37. U.S. Federal Census, 1850, New York, Rensselaer County, Troy, page 339, family of Philip T. Heartt (43, NY, merchant); Sarah Heartt (33, NY); Mary P. Heartt (10, NY); Job P. Heartt (5, NY); Maria L. Heartt (2, NY); Maria B. Heartt (47, NY); Ellen Hewett (55, Ireland); Margaret Mortel (26, Ireland); Margaret Clarkin (22, Ireland).
  38. Connors Genealogy. Troy, Rensselaer County, Cemetery Inscriptions, Oakwood Cemetery, Maria Deidamia Heartt born at Troy, N.Y. May 31, 1802 / Died at Messina, Sicily, Nov 19, 1883).
  39. New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962, Charles Henry Heartt, Christened: 6 August 1808 in First Presbyterian Church, Troy, Rensselaer [County], New York; father: Philip Heartt; mother: Diadama.
  40. History of Duchess County New York 1683-1882, by James H. Smith; Published by D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, N.Y. 1882. Available at Internet Archive, www.archive.org. The back of the book provides a list of “Names of Citizens who assisted and contributed toward the publication of the History of Duchess County, with Personal Statistics.” This section includes, for the town of Clinton, “Gazley Elnathan, p o Pleasant Plains, farmer and drover, 112 acres, born in Pleasant Valley in 1808, settled in the town in 1835, has been supervisor; wife Sarah B. Wilbur of Hyde Park, married Dec. 25, 1835; children four - George Henry, Alonzo, Orlando and Emily; Father Joseph Gazley of this town.”
  41. Find a Grave (website). Marshall Ground, Pleasant Valley, Dutchess County, New York; Gazlay, Joseph; died 29 June 1821; age 50-9-25. His birth date calculated from his death date and age is 4 September 1770, significantly different from 24 November 1771 that is understood as his birth date from family records.
  42. Find a Grave (website). Marshall Ground, Pleasant Valley, Dutchess County, New York; Gazlay, Ann Marshall; died 17 April 1841; w. of Joseph Gazlay, age 69 y 7 d. Her birth date calculated from her death date and age is 10 April 1772.
  43. Notice of Probate, Albany, NY, Evening Journal, available at fultonhistory.com; c. April 1842, Ann Gazlay, deceased. The notice, first and foremost, is directed “especially to John Gazlay, of Pennsylvania, heir &c to Ann Gazlay, deceased...late of the town of Pleasant Valley, in the county of Dutchess.” Executors named are Ellathan [sic, Elnathan] Gazlay and Mary Griffen.
  44. Find a Grave (website). Marshall Ground, Pleasant Valley, Dutchess County, New York; Gazlay, John; died 2 Apr. 1854, age 57 y 10m. His birth date calculated from his death date and age is June 1796.