Gazlay Family History

FamilyMartha Ann _____



Personal Information

Record Created: 7 December 2013; Last Edited: 20 December 2013 
NameMartha Ann _____
Born ca. September 1820 in New York1, 2, 3, 4
Married to Charles M. Gazlay: presumably.
Married to Abraham Coons2


Spouse 1FamilyCharles M. Gazlay (son of Aaron Gazlay and Abigail Sutton)
Born ca. 1815 in Otsego County, New York
Married to Martha Ann _____
Married to Catherine E. _____
Died before 1880
Children of Martha Ann _____ and Charles M. Gazlay:
+1.FamilyDavid Montross Gazlay
Born 17 September 1835 in New York
Married 4 November 1858 in New York, New York to Anna Sophia _____
Married 22 April 1861 in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California to Mary Jane Shepherd
Married to Mary M. Jennings
Died 31 May 1895
2.FamilyMary Cornelia Gazlay
Born ca. August 1842 in Rensselaer County, New York
Married 19 January 1860 in New Berlin, Chenango County, New York to Zial R. Avery
Married to John H. Flower
Spouse 2FamilyAbraham Coons (son of Jacob Coons and Polly Rowley)
Born ca. 1809 in New York
Married ca. 1832 to Angelina ‘Julina’ Adams
Married to Martha Ann _____


  1. New York State Census, 1875, Albany County, Rensselaerville, Page 15, family of Abram Coon (70, Columbia [County], farmer); wife Anna M. Coon (67, Columbia [County]). [Both of their ages here appear to be high by several years.]
  2. U.S. Federal Census, 1880, New York, Rensselaer County, Nassau, Enumeration District 176, Page No. 12, family of Abram Coons (70, New York, farmer, cripple); wife Martha Coons (59, New York). They are living near Martha’s granddaughter Carrie Gazlay who is living in the household of Abram’s sister Lavantia [Coons] Hollas.
  3. U.S. Federal Census, 1900, New York, Rensselaer County, Nassau Town, Enumeration District 45, Sheet No. 21B, family of Martha Coons (79, New York, Sept 1820, widow, 4 children, 1 living); daughter Cornelia Flower (57, New York, Aug 1842, married 10 years, no children, button hole collars home).
  4. New York State Census, 1905, Rensselaer County, Nassau, Second Election District, Page 4, three related families: head Willie C. Clifford (47, farmer); wife Aurulia [sic] Clifford (51); mother Lavantia Hollis (77); servant Francelia Carrier (56); head Leander Coon (37, farmer); wife Maggie L. Coon (29); head Martha A. Coon (84); daughter Flower C. Coon [sic, Cornelia Flower; her surname was not Coon] (62).