Gazlay Family History

FamilyMary M. Jennings



Personal Information

Record Created: 18 December 2013; Last Edited: 17 December 2016 
NameMary M. Jennings
Born ca. 1845 in New York1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Married to David Montross Gazlay1


Spouse 1FamilyDavid Montross Gazlay (son of Charles M. Gazlay and Martha Ann _____)
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
Children of Mary M. Jennings and David Montross Gazlay:
1.FamilyDavid Montross Gazlay, Jr.
Born ca. October 1865 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
Died 2 May 1873 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
2.FamilyCarrie A. Gazlay
Born 13 March 1867 in Manhattan, New York City, New York
Married 25 February 1885 in Kings County, New York to Samuel J. Hamilton
Died before 15 July 1922


  1. U.S. Federal Census, 1870, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, District No. 30, Page No. 15, family of David Gaylay [sic] (30); Mary Gaylay (25); Carrie (1); Monte (5).
  2. U.S. Federal Census, 1910, New York, Albany County, Albany, Enumeration District 71, Sheet No. 1B, family of Mary M. Gazlay (60, New York, widow, 2 children, 1 living); daughter Carrie A. Hamilton (44, New York, widow, no children, dressmaker). They were living at 33 Chestnut Street; compare with 1920 census for “Mary Hamilton.”
  3. New York State Census, 1892, Kings County, Brooklyn, 8th Election District, Eleventh Ward, Page 3, David M. Gazlay (56, US, retired); Marey [sic] M. Gazlay (34, US). [Either Mary’s age is low by over 10 years, or this is a different person than David’s third wife.]
  4. New York State Census, 1905, Rensselaer County, Nassau, Second Election District, Page 1, Mary M. Gazlay (54, US, dress maker).
  5. New York State Census, 1915, Albany County, Albany, Enumeration District 3, Page No. 9, family of Mary M. Gazlay (57); daughter Carrie Hamilton (38). [Both of their ages are low by several years compared with other records.]