Gazlay Family History
 

FamilyRichard Carter Gazlay

Parents

FatherJohn Chester Gazlay (13 June 1886 - June 1966)
MotherMaud E. Manchester (ca. 1888 - )

Personal Information

Record Created: 18 May 2013; Last Edited: 7 March 2017 
NameRichard Carter Gazlay
GenderMale
Born 19 January 1915 in New York1, 2, 3, 4
Married 6 September 1942 in Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles County, California to Louise (née Wood) Geer5
Divorced from Louise Wood6
Married 12 December 1947 in New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York to Rosemary Swanson7
Divorced May 1956 in Volusia County, Florida from Rosemary Swanson8
Married 16 March 1961 in New York, New York to Susan (née Estey) Cochrane6
Died 15 August 1983 in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California1

Family

Spouse 1FamilyLouise (née Wood) Geer (daughter of C. Wood and E. Haight)
Born ca. 1920 in New Jersey
Married 6 September 1942 in Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles County, California to Richard Carter Gazlay
  
Spouse 2FamilyRosemary Swanson
Born ca. 1925
Married 12 December 1947 in New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York to Richard Carter Gazlay
  
Children of Richard Carter Gazlay and Rosemary Swanson:
  
+1.FamilyRichard Carter Gazlay, Jr.
Born 11 December 1948
Married 22 November 1973 in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California to Sandra F. (née Cox) Cheatham
Married to Kimberly Ann Schafer
  
2.FamilyChristopher Lee Gazlay
Born 3 October 1950 in New York
Died 30 January 1976 in Lodi, San Joaquin County, California
  
+3.FamilyAlison Gazlay
Born 8 October 1953
Married 10 August 1974 in San Francisco County, California to Thomas Arthur Bridges III
Married 30 December 1991 in Maine to Joseph Edward Kimball
Married to James B. Burton
  
Spouse 3FamilySusan (née Estey) Cochrane (daughter of Jacob Poor Estey and Edith Martha Tyler)
Born 21 November 1925 in Brattleboro, Windham County, Vermont
Married to Robert H. Cochrane, Jr.
Married 16 March 1961 in New York, New York to Richard Carter Gazlay
Married to Stuart Edgerly
Died 20 December 2008 in Vero Beach, Indian River County, Florida
  

Sources

  1. California Death Index 1940-1997; Ancestry (website). Gazlay, Richard Carter, died: 15 August 1983 in San Francisco, California; born: 19 January 1915 in New York.
  2. U.S. Federal Census, 1920, New York, Westchester County, Westchester, Enumeration District 128, Sheet No. 5B; family of John C. Gazlay (33, New York, manager, publishers); wife Maude Gazlay (31, New York); son John C. Gazlay (7, New York); son Richard C. Gazlay (4 11/12, New York) [Richard’s name could be interpreted here as Dunkin, but the name is actually Richard.]
  3. U.S. Federal Census, 1930, New York, Westchester County, City of New Rochelle, Enumeration District 60-266, Sheet No. 1A; family of Chester Gazley (43, New York, gen. manager, printing, first married age 25); wife Maude Gazley (41, New York, first married age 23); son John C. Gazley (17, New York); son Richard C. Gazley (15, New York).
  4. U.S. Federal Census, 1940, New York, Westchester County, New Rochelle, Enumeration District 60-229B, Sheet No. 8A; Chester Gazlay (53, New York, printer, commercial); wife Maude Gazlay (51, New York); son Richard C. Gazlay (25, New York, copy writer, advertising); Anna Gayan (38, Czechoslovakia, widow, maid, house); maid’s daughter Clara Gayan (18, New York, sales clerk, cleaners store).
  5. California, County Marriages, 1850-1952; County of Los Angeles, Marriage License and Certificate, Book 1840, Page 74, No. 26761, Richard Carter Gazlay, age 27, born in NY, single, first marriage, occupation: army; father: Chester Gazlay, born in New York; mother: M. Manchester, born in NJ; and Louise Wood Geer age 22, born in New Jersey, divorced, second marriage; father: C. Wood, born in NY; mother: E. Haight, born in NY; married on 6 September 1942 in Manhattan Beach.
  6. Marriage Announcement, New York Times, New York, New York, 17 March 1962, Richard Carter Gazlay, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chester Gazlay of New Rochelle, N.Y., and Mrs. Susan Estey Cochrane, daughter of Mrs. Walter A. Blocker and the late Jacob Poor Estey, on 16 March 1962 in New York City. The article indicates that both Richard and Susan were previously married and divorced.
  7. Marriage Announcement, Smith Alumnae Quarterly, Vol. 39, Issue 4, 1948, page 250, Rosemary Swanson to Richard Carter Gazlay, 12 December 1947 in New Rochelle, NY.
  8. Florida Divorce Index 1927-2001. Available at Ancestry.com. Richard C. Gazlay and Rosemary S. Gazlay, May 1956 in Volusia [County], Florida.