Gazlay Family History
 

FamilyLeo Cornwall Gazlay

Parents

FatherHenry Willis Gazlay (26 November 1854 - 22 February 1934)
MotherAlice Carrie Johnston (21 June 1857 - 8 March 1901)

Personal Information

Record Created: 15 November 2009; Last Edited: 14 March 2014 
NameLeo Cornwall Gazlay
GenderMale
Born 7 October 1892 in Cornwall, Dutchess County, New York1, 2, 3, 4
Married 30 November 1915 in Accord, New York to Maude Gertrude Bush4, 5
Died 18 May 1956 in Kerhonkson, New York4
Buried in Pine Bush Cemetery, Kerhonkson, Ulster County, New York4

Biography

Leo and his wife Maude moved to Montclair, New Jersey, in 1918, where Leo was employed as personal chauffeur for Edwin Merton McBrier in Montclair. Leo was a long time member of South Presbyterian Church of Montclair, and later Grace Presbyterian Church.4

Family

Spouse 1FamilyMaude Gertrude Bush (daughter of William W. Bush and Effie Wood Latimer)
Born 26 October 1893 in New York
Married 30 November 1915 in Accord, New York to Leo Cornwall Gazlay
Died 19 June 1983 in Kerhonkson, New York
  
Children of Leo Cornwall Gazlay and Maude Gertrude Bush:
  
+1.FamilyEsther May Gazlay
Born 13 May 1917 in New Jersey
Married 10 July 1943 in Kerhonkson, New York to Stanley Lewis Lawrence
Died 23 January 1994 in Kingston, Ulster County, New York
  
+2.FamilyRobert Bush Gazlay
Born 14 April 1922 in Montclair, Essex County, New Jersey
Married 6 April 1946 in Orange, Essex County, New Jersey to Doris Margaret McGregor
Died 13 September 2006 in Toms River, New Jersey
  
3.FamilyPercival Willis ‘Percy’ Gazlay II
Born 8 March 1924
Died 26 February 2001 in Kingston, Ulster County, New York
  

Sources

  1. Draft Registration Card, World War I, Leo C. Gazlay, Card Number 31.
  2. Draft Registration Card, World War II, Leo C. Gazlay, Serial Number U2038.
  3. U.S. Federal Census, 1900, New York, Cortland County, Enumeration District 90, Sheet 5
  4. Obituary, Kingston Daily Freeman, Kingston, New York; Access Newspaper Archive (website), Leo Cornwall Gazlay, 18 May 1956.
  5. Marriage Announcement, Kingston Daily Freeman, Kingston, New York, 1 January 1916; Access Newspaper Archives (website). List of marriages both in Kingston city and outside, in 1915.