Gazlay Family History

FamilyHelen K. Morrison


FatherNorman Morrison ( - )
MotherAnnie McRitchie ( - )

Personal Information

Record Created: 22 December 2013; Last Edited: 23 October 2014 
NameHelen K. Morrison
Born 7 December 1884 in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, Canada1, 2, 3, 4
Married 5 June 1918 in Manhattan, New York City, New York to Clarence Wiley Dobbs5
Divorced from Clarence Wiley Dobbs6


Spouse 1FamilyClarence Wiley Dobbs (son of James E. Dobbs and Kate Clara Callender)
Born 4 April 1890 in Arlington, Bergan County, New Jersey
Married 5 June 1918 in Manhattan, New York City, New York to Helen K. Morrison
Married to Ella Elizabeth Brown
Died 9 November 1927 in Manhattan, New York City, New York
Children of Helen K. Morrison and Clarence Wiley Dobbs:
+1.FamilyJune Kathryn Dobbs
Born 12 September 1919 in New York, New York
Married to William David Mailler
+2.FamilyAnne Virginia Norway (born Virginia Anne Dobbs)
Born 30 March 1921 in New York, New York
Married 30 July 1941 in Coventry, Orleans County, Vermont to Donald Warren Lawson
Died 1 November 2007 in Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont
+3.FamilyBruce Morrison Vann (born Dobbs)
Born 16 October 1922 in Canada
Married to Jean Tilton (born Jean _____)
Died 2 May 1976 in Springfield, Massachusetts


  1. Email from Susan Mailler to Lee Gazlay, December 2013, providing information on her Mailler and Dobbs ancestors.
  2. U.S. Federal Census, 1910, Massachusetts, Suffolk County, Boston, Enumeration District 1614, Sheet No. 6B, Helen K. Morrison (25, Canada, nurse, state hospital).
  3. U.S. Federal Census, 1920, New York, New York County, New York City, Enumeration District 1509, Sheet No. 28B, family of Clarence W. Dobbs (31, New Jersey, reporter, newspaper); wife Helen Dobbs (33, Canada); daughter June Dobbs (4/12, New York).
  4. U.S. Federal Census, 1930, Massachusetts, Hampden County, Springfield City, Enumeration District 7-86, Sheet No. 13A, family of Effie M. Vann (47, Canada, trained nurse, private, widow); sister Helen K. Dobbs (45, Canada, nurse graduate, divorced); niece June K. Dobbs (10, New York); nephew Bruce M. Dobbs (7, Canada).
  5. Italian Genealogical Group, New York City Grooms Records (with Bride information), marriage of Clarence W. Dobbs and Helen Morrison, 5 June 1918 in Manhattan; cert# 16166.
  6. Email between Roger Lawson and Lee Gazlay, various dates in October and November 2014, regarding Roger’s ancestors and family.