Gazlay Family History

FamilyKate K. Child


FatherAaron P. Child ( - )
MotherEmily L. Babcock ( - )

Personal Information

Record Created: 14 November 2009; Last Edited: 7 August 2010 
NameKate K. Child
Born 6 June 1868 in Illinois1, 2
Married ca. 1893 to Lawrence Irwin Kiplinger
Married 31 March 1909 in Benton, Iowa to Henry Willis Gazlay3
Died 10 November 1937 in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado4, 5
Buried in Graceland Cemetery, Creston, Union County, Iowa4


Mrs. Kate Kiplinger was among the members of the Young People's Society of Christian Endeavor listed in Century Chest Transcription 41, which was dated 4 August 1901. It is part of the contents of the Century Chest which was opened 31 December 2001.6


Spouse 1FamilyLawrence Irwin Kiplinger (son of Samuel Kiplinger and Henrietta _____)
Born 2 September 1867
Married ca. 1893 to Kate K. Child
Died 17 May 1900 in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado
Children of Kate K. Child and Lawrence Irwin Kiplinger:
1.FamilyLawrence Child Kiplinger
Born 25 June 1894 in Creston, Iowa
Spouse 2FamilyHenry Willis Gazlay (son of Dr. Henry Champion Gazlay and Sabra Elvira Cornwall)
Born 26 November 1854
Married 21 December 1882 in Normal, Illinois to Alice Carrie Johnston
Married 31 March 1909 in Benton, Iowa to Kate K. (née Child) Kiplinger
Married ca. 1925 to May Foster
Died 22 February 1934 in Dayton, Texas


  1. U.S. Federal Census, 1870, Illinois, Knox County, City of Onieda, page no. 1.
  2. Obituary, Times-Republican, Benton, Iowa; Access Newspaper Archive, 16 December, 1915. This is the obituary for Kate’s aunt, Fannie Ames (Babcock) Burch. The article names Kate and her parents.
  3. Obituary, Adams County Free Press, Corning, Iowa; Access Newspaper Archive (website), 7 April, 1909.
  4. Iowa WPA Graves (website). The information contained on this website was originally recorded by Iowa WPA (Works Progress Administration) workers during late 1930s. In 2006 it was transcribed into a searchable electronic format.
  5. Obituary, Beford Times-Press, Iowa; Access Newspaper Archive (website), 18 November, 1937.
  6. Colorado College Special Collections, Century Chest.