Gazlay Family History
 

FamilyWebster Gazlay

Parents

FatherAddison Mandel Gazlay (31 December 1818 - 17 July 1881)
MotherSallie Louise Wheeler (25 February 1834 - 2 January 1917)

Personal Information

Record Created: 27 November 2010; Last Edited: 7 January 2012 
NameWebster Gazlay
GenderMale
Born 17 February 1862 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Married 8 April 1893 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky to Annie P. S. Duvall7, 8
Married 6 November 1906 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky to Eliza Emily ‘Lida’ Hampton5, 9
Died 17 February 1914 in Jefferson County, Kentucky1, 5
Buried in Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky1, 10

Biography

See separate biographical sketch: Webster Gazlay

Webster was a prominent civil engineer in Louisville, Kentucky. He worked for several businesses and was well respected in his profession.5

Family

Spouse 1FamilyAnnie P. S. Duvall (daughter of Judge Alvin Duvall and Virginia Holtzclaw)
Born 30 March 1867 in Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky
Married 8 April 1893 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky to Webster Gazlay
Married to James Allison
Died 3 October 1939 in Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky
  
Spouse 2FamilyEliza Emily ‘Lida’ Hampton (daughter of William Preston Hampton and Josephine Rogers Hinkle)
Born 12 December 1873 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
Married 6 November 1906 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky to Webster Gazlay
Died 14 January 1968 in Jefferson County, Kentucky
  
Children of Webster Gazlay and Eliza Emily ‘Lida’ Hampton:
  
1.FamilyWebster Gazlay, Jr.
Born 25 June 1908 in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Died 3 February 1969 in Santa Clara, California
  
+2.FamilyLida Hampton Gazlay
Born 25 March 1910 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
Married to William Loudon Chase
Died 18 December 2003
  
3.FamilySallie Josephine Gazlay
Born 5 September 1912
Died 6 November 1920 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
  

Sources

  1. Death Certificate, Kentucky, Jefferson County, Louisville, Registration No. 602, Webster Gazlay, died 17 February 1914 in Louisville, born 17 February 1862 in Kentucky. Certificate also gives the names of his parents.
  2. U.S. Federal Census, 1870, Kentucky, Jefferson County, Louisville, Page No. 223, family of A. M. Gazley (51, New York, lawyer); Sallie Gazley (36, Kentucky); Addison Gazley (18, Kentucky, student); Sallie M. Gazley (12, Kentucky); Webster Gazley (8, Kentucky); Reginald Gazley (4, Kentucky); plus 4 servants.
  3. U.S. Federal Census, 1880, Kentucky, Jefferson County, Louisville, Enumeration District 129, Page No. 19, Family of M. Gazlay (62, NY, lawyer), wife Sallie (47, Ky), son Addison (28, Ky, lawyer) and his wife Maria (27, Ky), son Webster (18, Ky), daughter Reginald (14, Ky, and is actually a son, not a daughter, based on other records), and daughter Unidilla (8, Ky). Also, daughter Sallie Hamilton (22, Ky) and her husband Wm. G. Hamilton (35, La, mdse broker).
  4. U.S. Federal Census, 1910, Kentucky, Jefferson County, Louisville, Enumeration District 78, Sheet No. 5B, family of Webster (age 48) and Eliza H. Gazlay (age 36), married for 3 years, with son Webster Jr. (age 1 9/12) and daughter Lida H. (age 0/12).
  5. Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, 1914. Vol. LXXVII, December 1914. Page 1861, Memoir of Webster Gazlay. Available at Google Books.com
  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. Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979, available at FamilySearch.org. marriage of Webster Gazlay and Annie P. S. Duvall, 8 April 1893 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky.
  8. Wedding Announcement, The Frankfort Roundabout, Frankfort, Kentucky, 15 April 1893, surprise wedding of Webster Gazlay and Annie Duvall, daughter of the late Judge Alvie Duvall, on 8 April 1893 in Louisville.
  9. Kentucky Marriage Records 1852-1914, marriage of Webster Gaglay [Gazlay] and Eliza Emily Hauston [Hampton] 6 November 1906 in Louisville, Kentucky. The spellings of the last names are believed to be transcription errors. Also, the date is clearly 6 November and is believed to be the more accurate record of their marriage over other sources.
  10. Cemetery Record, Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky (website); Section O Lot 340, includes the following people, presumed to be related (burial dates shown): A. M. Gazlay (8/9/1881); Lida Hampton Gazlay (1/17/1968); Reginald Gazlay (8/29/1893); Sallie Josephine Gazlay (11/7/1920); Sallie L. Gazlay (1/4/1917); Webster II Gazlay (2/6/1969); Webster Gazlay (2/19/1914).