Gazlay Family History
 

FamilyMartha Eliza Wright

Parents

FatherJames Wright (ca. 1821 - 1872)
MotherJane Brennan (ca. 1821 - 22 January 1901)

Personal Information

Record Created: 23 February 2015; Last Edited: 27 February 2015 
NameMartha Eliza Wright
GenderFemale
Born October 1850 in Jefferson County, New York1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Married to Henry A. White
Married 2 November 1896 to Dr. Henry Champion Gazlay10
Died 29 January 1922 in Cortland, New York1
Buried in Cortland Rural Cemetery, Cortland, Cortland County, New York1

Family

Spouse 1FamilyHenry A. White (son of Albert L. White and Almira _____)
Born ca. 1839 in Jefferson County, New York
Married to Martha Eliza Wright
  
Children of Martha Eliza Wright and Henry A. White:
  
+1.FamilyAlmira White
Born August 1873 in Jefferson County, New York
Married ca. 1893 to Fred A. Morse
Died 26 September 1940
  
2.FamilyFred A. White
Born August 1874 in Jefferson County, New York
  
Spouse 2FamilyDr. Henry Champion Gazlay (son of Jacob Gazlay and Mary Champion)
Born 1 August 1818 in Otsego County, New York
Married 24 October 1842 in Truxton, Courtland County, New York to Sabra Elvira Cornwall
Married 21 February 1860 in Cortland, New York to Catherine Malvina Bolles
Married 12 September 1876 in Cortland, New York to Mary Ann (née Baldwin) Brabrook
Married 2 November 1896 to Martha Eliza (née Wright) White
Died 19 March 1900 in Creston, Iowa
  

Sources

  1. Find a Grave (website). Cortland Rural Cemetery, Cortland, Cortland County, New York; Martha Eliza Gazley, born: October 1850; died: 29 January 1922 [from record, which also provides a brief death announcement from The Cortland Democrat that inicates her age as 71 years and 3 months]. Also: Eliza White Gazley / 1850-1922 / Marjorie H. Morse / 1894-1917 / Allie Morse / 1870-1940 [from grave marker]. [Based on other records, Martha Eliza was previously married to a Mr. White; their daughter Allie married Fred M. Morse, and had three children, the oldest being Marjorie H. Morse, who married Joseph O’Mara.]
  2. New York State Census, 1865, Jefferson County, Alexandria, Page 29, family of James Wright (44, Ireland, laborer); wife Jane Wright (44, England, 6 children); child Richard Wright (18, Jefferson, male, clerk); child M. E. Wright (17, Jefferson, female); child G. A. Wright (14, Jefferson, femalie); child E. Wright (11, Jefferson, female); child G. F. Wright (6, Jefferson, male).
  3. U.S. Federal Census, 1870, New York, Jefferson County, Town of Alexandria, Page 53-54, family of Henry A. White (30, New York, retired merchant); Eliza White (20, New York); George L. White (28, New York, laborer). They are living near Eliza’s and Henry’s parents/families in separate households.
  4. New York State Census, 1875, Jefferson County, Town of Theresa, Page No 26, family of H. A. White (33, Jeff., farm); wife Eliza White (25, Jeff.); daughter Almira White (4, Jeff.); son Fred White (2, Jeff.); servant Kate Ecker (19, Jeff.).
  5. U.S. Federal Census, 1880, New York, Jefferson County, Theresa, Enumeration District 144, Page No 25D, family of Henry White (39, New York, farmer); wife Eliza White (29, New York); daughter Allie White (10, New York); son Fred White (7, New York); brother George White (37, New York, blind).
  6. New York State Census, 1892, Cortland County, Cortlandville, First ED, Page 4, Eliza M. White (42, laborer); Fred A. White (20).
  7. U.S. Federal Census, 1900, New York, Cortland County, City of Cortland, Enumeration District 93, Sheet No. 13A-B, family of Martha E. Gazlay (48, New York, Oct 1851, widow, 2 children, 2 living); daughter Lualley Morse (26, New York, Aug 1873, 3 children, 3 living, spools wire, married 7 years); son in law Fred Morse (26, New York, Apr 1874, telegraph oper., married 7 years); son Fred White (25, New York, Aug 1874, loop maker); grand daugh Margery Morse (3 [overwritten 5], New York, Aug 1896); grand daugh Gladdice Morse (3, New York, Aug 1896); grand daugh Collina Morse (2, May 1898, New York).
  8. U.S. Federal Census, 1910, New York, Cortland County, Cortland City, Enumeration District 118, Sheet No. 8A, Family of Eliza Gazley (59, New York, widow, 2 children, 2 living); daughter Allie Morse (38, New York, married 20 years, 3 children, 3 living, spooler, wire mill); son Fred White (34, New York, woodworker, wagon shop); grand daughter Margorie Morse (15, New York); grand daughter Gladys Morse (13, New York); grand daughter Collina Morse (11, New York).
  9. U.S. Federal Census, 1920, New York, Cortland County, Cortland City, Enumeration District 13, Sheet No. 6A, family of Martha E. Gazley (69, New York, widow); daughter Allie L. Morse (49, New York, widow, seamstress, corset factory); son Fred A. White (47, New York, wood worker, trunk co.).
  10. Marriage Announcement, Cortland Evening Standard, Cortland, New York, 4 November 1896, marriage of Dr. Henry Champion Gazlay and Mrs. Martha Eliza White on 2 November 1896.