Gazlay Family History

FamilyJosephine Gazlay


FatherJoseph Gazlay (21 December 1823 - 26 October 1896)
MotherPhebe Ann Wilbor (11 November 1824 - 10 May 1899)

Personal Information

Record Created: 14 October 2012; Last Edited: 14 October 2012 
NameJosephine Gazlay
Born 14 February 1849 in New York1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Married ca. 1873 to Jesse Philetus Bumpus6, 8
Died 15 March 19191
Buried in Lake View Cemetery, Pultneyville, Wayne County, New York1


Spouse 1FamilyJesse Philetus Bumpus
Born 10 July 1836 in Albion, Orleans County, New York
Married ca. 1873 to Josephine Gazlay
Died 11 August 1918
Children of Josephine Gazlay and Jesse Philetus Bumpus:
+1.FamilyKirke Gazlay Bumpus
Born 14 June 1874 in Albion, Orleans County, New York
Married 4 November 1898 in Albion, Orleans County, New York to Jesse Allen
Died 2 March 1933 in Monroe, Monroe County, Michigan


  1. Cemetery Inscriptions, Lake View Cemetery, Pultneyville, Town of Williamson, Wayne County, New York, Wayne County GenWeb, Cemeteries. Bumpus, Josephine Gaslay, wife, Feb. 14, 1849- Mar 15, 1919.
  2. U.S. Federal Census, 1850, New York, Wayne County, Williamson, Page No. 305, family of Joseph Gazley (26, NY, farmer); Phebe A. Gazley (25, NY); Josephine Gazley (1, NY).
  3. U.S. Federal Census, 1860, New York, Wayne County, Town of Williamson, Page No. 40, family of Joseph Gazley (36, NY, tavern keeper); Phebe Ann Gazley (35, NY); Josephine Gazley (11, NY); Byron Gazley (9, NY); Samuel Griffin (40, NY, waggon maker); Atchmus Yaley (27, Germany); Susan Debenck (17, Holland); Edward Stevenson (54, unknown, blacksmith); James Ferguson (28, NY, sailor); Francis Ferguson (21, NY); Mary Jane Ferguson (43, NY); Emma Ferguson (5, Mich.); Martin Ham (24, NY). They are living next door to William Gazley, Joseph’s brother.
  4. U.S. Federal Census, 1870, New York, Wayne County, Williamson, Page No. 23, family of Joseph Gazlay (45, New York, hotel proprietor); Phebe A. Gazlay (44, New York); Josephine Gazlay (21, New York); Byron Gazlay (19, New York, hostler); Inez Gazlay (7, New York); Joanna Fisher (19, New York, domestic servant); Samuel Griffin (50, New York, wagon maker); Myron Thomas (26, New York, works in planing mill); Edwin Haskins (19, New York, works in planing mill); James Montgomery (40, New York works in planing mill [?]); David Shepard (63, New York, show maker); Charles O. Morse (42, New York, sailor); William Gazlay (48, New York, hostler); Edward H. Ebsteen (21, Baden, clothing merchant); Andrew Roserier (42, New York, butcher).
  5. U.S. Federal Census, 1880, New York, Orleans County, Town of Albion, Enumeration District 142, Page No. 19, family of Jessey P. Bumpus (44, New York, civil engineer); wife Josephine Bumpus (30, New York); son Kirke G. Bumpus (5, New York).
  6. U.S. Federal Census, 1900, New York, Orleans County, Albion Town, Enumeration District 96, Sheet No. 10B, family of J. P. Bumpus (62, New York, July 1837, government supr.); wife of 27 years Josephine Bumpus (49, New York, Feby 1851, 1 child, 1 living); servant Kattie Hunt (27, New York, Mar. 1873).
  7. Historic Michigan, Land of the Great Lakes, by George Newman Fuller and George Byron Catlin. Michigan Pioneer and Historical Society, 1928. Volume 3, page 413, biographical sketch of Kirke Gazley Bumpus. Available at Google Books.
  8. The Wildbores in America: A Family Tree, by John Reid Wilbor. Baltimore, Md., Press of G. W. King Print Co. 1933. Available at Heritage Quest (website).