DUFFANY ANNEX

 

Helen (Duffany) Van Allen Pedigree

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Special thanks to Thomas Joseph Duffany, Jr. (Para. 3.j.(1.(e.(2)(a) of generation 5, below), whose research is the source for much of the information in this annex.

 

 

Origin of the surname “Duffany:”

 

Perhaps an Americanization of Dauphinais.  Other variants: Duphine, Dauphinet, Duphinais, Duffney, Duphanais.

 

Generation

 

6  

 

5   Lewis Duffany

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1820 in Quebec, Canada.  Died after 1865 at either Brownville or Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.  Employed as a sawyer.

 

1850 US Census: Lewis Dufaney (sp), age 30 (b. Canada) and employed as a sawyer, was heading a household in Ausable Township, Clinton County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Rosella Dufaney (age 25, b. Canada); son, Francis (age 12); daughter, Jane (age 10); son, Lewis (age 8); daughter, Rosella (age 6); daughter, Josephine (age 3); and son, Mitchel (age 3 months).  Enumerated 28 September 1850.

 

1860 US Census: Lewis Dufnie (sp), age 40 (b. Canada) and employed as a mechanic was heading a household in Brownville Township (Limerick Post Office), Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Rosalie, age 36 (b. Canada); son, Frank, age 21 (b. NYS); son, Lewis, age 17 (b. NYS); daughter, Mary, age 20 (b. NYS); daughter, Josephine, age 15 (b. NYS); daughter, Rose, age 13 (b. NYS); Norman, age 11 (b. NYS); Adil, age 8 (b. NYS); John, age 6 (b. NYS); Alick, age 4 (b. NYS); Antonie, age 2 (b. NYS); Mary, age 1 (b. NYS); Julia Instonda, age 1 (b. NYS); and George Instonda, age 22 and employed as a day laborer (b. NYS).  Enumerated 25 July 1860.

 

2. Wife: Rosella Rosalie Montondo

 

Born about 1824 in Quebec, Canada.  Died after 1880 at Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Lewis Duffany at age 14 (abt 1838) in Canada.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Francis “Frank” D. Duffany: Born 6 August 1838 at Plattsburgh, New York.  Died 1 May 1909; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Mary Montondo (b. 17 May 1843, d. 18 Nov 1915; interred Oakwood Cem.) and resided at Theresa.  Frank and Mary had the following son:

 

(1. Mary Duffany: Born 1863.  Died 1883.  Married Joseph Lambert and had the following daughter:

 

(a. Frances Lambert: Born 1883.  Married Charles Bertram/Bartram and resided at Clayton, Jefferson County, New York.  Frances and Charles had the following children:

 

(1) Alton Bertram: Born 1906.

 

(2) Ronald F. Bertram: Born 1907.

 

(3) Charles L. Bertram: Born 1909.

 

(2. Frank J. Duffany: Born 1866.  Died 8 June 1954; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Francis “Fannie” Young (b. 1865, d. 1919; interred Oakwood Cem.) and had the following children:

 

(a. Jessie M. Duffany: Born 1889.  Died 1943.  Married William Brainard and had the following daughter:

 

(1) Rita Brainard: Married Donald Firnstein and resided at Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York.

 

(b. Harry Duffany: (more info) Born 22 May 1890 at Theresa, Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1969, age 79, at Cooperstown, New York; interred Hillside Cemetery, Antwerp, Jefferson County, New York.  Resided at and, for a period of time, was Mayor of Antwerp and served for years on the Village Board.  Also operated grocery stores there.  Married Bessie A. Spriggs of Antwerp on 9 April 1917 at the Spriggs residence and had the following daughter:

 

(1) Phyliss Duffany: Married Arthur Jamieson and resided at Cooperstown, New York. Phyliss Duffany had the following children:

 

(a) Gregory Jamieson.

 

(b) Sherill Jamieson.

 

(c. Floyd P. Duffany: Born 1898 (gravestone says 1897).  Died 1966; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Mildred C. (?) (b. 1895, d. 1984).

 

(3. Lewis H. Duffany: (more info) Born 7 April 1870 at Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 7 April 1938, age 68 (exactly), from complications of a stroke ; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.  Employed last (since 1918) as Assistant Superintendent of the Theresa lighting system.  Had also been the Village Fire Chief.

 

1910 US Census: Lewis H. Duffany, age 39, was heading a household in the Village of Theresa, Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Isabelle Duffany (age 30); Susie B. Swartz (age 1); and Sarah A. Swartz (age 8 months).

 

1920 US Census: Lewis H. Duffany, age 49, was heading a household in the Village of Theresa, Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The  household also included his wife, Isabelle Duffany (age 39), daughter, Lena Duffany (age 8); daughter, Mary Duffany (age 3 years 11 months); niece Susie Schwartz (age 20); and niece, Sarah Schwartz (age 11).

 

Married Isabelle “Belle” MacDonald (b. 1880, d. 10 April 1963; interred Oakwood Cem.) of Redwood, New York on 1 August 1899 and resided there.  Lewis and Isabelle raised the following children:

 

(a. Susan B. Schwartz/Swartz: Born 26 November 1900/1899.  Died 14 July 1985; remains cremated; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa.  Apparently the daughter of a sister of Isabelle (MacDonald) Duffany; raised by the Duffanys from at least age 10; cemetery record indicates her father was Maurice (?).  Graduated from Theresa High School, Theresa, Jefferson County, New York in 1916.  Married (1st) Wayne S. Van Allen (Para 2.b.(7.(b.(1) of gen 4 of the Van Allen Annex) (d. 18 Aug 1954/52) on 20 October 1920 and for many years operated a grocery store in the Village of Theresa.  During World War II operated the Camp Drum Exchange.  Married (2nd) Hobart H. Minnick (d. 1966), former Mayor of Theresa, in October 1964.

 

(b. Sarah Anna Schwartz/Swartz “Anna”: Born about 1909.  Apparently the daughter of a sister of Isabelle (MacDonald) Duffany; raised by the Duffanys from at least age 8 months.  Married Adolf Hermann and resided at Calcium, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(c. Lena E./A. Duffany: (more info) Born 17 April 1911 in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 17 January 1957 (also seen: d. 14 Jan 1956) at home in Theresa, Jefferson County, New York after 5 ½ years if illness; interred Oakwood Cemetery.  Graduated 1928 from Theresa High School and 1932 from Potsdam Normal School, Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Was employed 8 years as a 2nd grade school teacher in Theresa area schools.  Belonged to the Theresa Presbyterian Church.  Married Wesley A. Dudley (b. 7 Mar 1912, d. 27 Jan 1988), son of William Dudley of Theresa, on Wednesday, 25 November 1936 at her parents’ residence.  Wesley graduated 1930 from Theresa High School and was employed as an electrician for the Theresa lighting system.  Later he was also Superintendant and Clerk of the Village of Theresa.  Wesley and Lena had the following daughter:

 

(1) Jane Dudley: Married Richard Sheedy.

 

(d. Mary Duffany: Born 1916.  Graduated from Theresa High School in 1934 and subsequently from the Watertown School of Commerce.  Married Douglas Desormeau, son of Daniel and Mildred (DeYoung) Desormeau of Chaufty’s Corners, Theresa Township, on Easter Sunday, 1939.  Douglas also graduated from Theresa High School in 1934.

 

(e. Allen Eugene Duffany: (photos) (more info) Born 26 March 1923 in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 20 July 2013, age 90, at the Palm City Nursing and Rehab Center, Stuart, Martin County, Florida; memorial service 20 July 2014 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Brownville, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Graduated from Theresa High School.  Veteran of World War II; served in the European theater of operations as a vehicle mechanic in the US Army Air Corps.  Proprietor of an auto body shop in Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

Allen Duffany married Elane Jeann Baum on 17 January 1948 at Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York and had the following children:

 

(1) Walter Duffany.

 

(2) Anita Duffany.

 

(f. Betty Duffany: Born 1921.  Died 1921; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(4. Nelson Duffany: Born 1873.  Married Sophia (?) and had the following daughter:

 

(a. Harriet Duffany: Born 1909.

 

(5. Ida Duffany: Born 1876.  Died 31 March 1952.  Married Thomas E. Pedder (b. 1874, d. Jun 1964) and resided at Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.  Ida and Thomas had the following children:

 

(a. Gerald F. Pedder: Born 4 September 1903.  Died October 1970.

 

(b. Reginald F. Pedder: Born 1908.

 

(c. Donald T. Pedder: Born 20 September 1915.  Died 11 May 1988.

 

b. Jane Duffany: Born 1840 in New York State.  Died 1876/73.  Referred to as “Mary” in the 1860 US Census.  Married, as his 1st wife, William Stage (b. 1840) and had the following daughter:

 

(1. Cora Anna Stage: (more info) Born 22 October 1871 (also seen: b. 27 Oct 1869) at Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.  Died Friday, 11 June 1954, age 82, at home in Los Angeles, California; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa.  After years of severe parental abuse, was raised by friends from about age 6.  Married (1st) Joseph Lambert (b. 1866/54, d. 1935) in February 1885 and had the following children:

 

(a. Cora Flora May Lambert: Twin.  Born 1889.  Died 1935/20.

 

(b. Florence E. Lambert: Twin.  Born 1889.  Died 1978.  Married (?) Sampson and resided at Los Angeles, California.

 

(c. Harry William Lambert: Born 1891.  Died 1982.  Resided at Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

 

(d. Herbert Eden Lambert: Born 1893.  Died 1956.  Resided at Berwin, Pennsylvania.

 

(e. Noah Z. Lambert: Born 1895.  Died 1975.  Resided at Los Angeles, California.

 

(f. Howard Joseph Lambert: Born 1898/97.  Died 1920/18.

 

(g. Erwin Anthony Lambert: Born 1900.  Resided at Canastota, New York.

 

(h. Ernest D. Lambert: Born 1902.  Died 1953.

 

(i. Gladys/Gladis E. Lambert: Born 1905.  Died 1972.

 

(j. Samuel “Sam” Huntington Lambert: Born 1909.  Died 1992.  Resided at Los Angeles, California.

 

Cora Anna (Stage) Lambert married (2nd) Frank Hart in Ohio.  In 1946, following Frank’s death, Cora moved to California.

 

Following Janes death, William Stage married (2nd) Maria Gidding.

 

c. Lewis Duffany: See generation 4, below.

 

d. Rosella “Rose” Duffany: Born 1844/46 in New York State.  Died as a teenager.

 

e. Josephine Duffany: Born April 1847/49 in New York State.  Died 5 March 1913.  Married Fredrick A. Lambert (b. 1851, d. 11 Oct 1907) and had the following children:

 

(1. Fredrick C. Lambert: Born 1874.  Died 1948.

 

(2. George Lambert: Born 1876.  Died 6 May 1932.

 

(3. Ernest Willis Lambert: Born 1881.  Died 1952.

 

(4. Mary Ann Lambert: Born 1884.  Died 1964.

 

(5. Cora Lambert: Born 1887.  Died 1938.

 

(6. William M. Lambert: Born 19 December 1892.  Died 29 March 1960.  Married Mary R. (?) (b. 1895, d. 1985).

 

f. Norman/Mitchel Duffany: Born 1850 in Fulton Township, New York State.  Died at home on Sunday, 22 February 1914; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.  Employed as a tannery worker in Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1880 US Census: Norman Duffany, age 30 (b. NYS, parents b. Canada) and employed as a tannery worker, was heading a household in Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Christina Duffany (age 28, b. NYS, father b. France, mother b. Canada); son, William Duffany (age 8); son, Charles Duffany (age 5); and son, Edward Duffany (age 3).

 

Norman married Christina “Christine” (?) and had the following children:

 

(1. William A. Duffany: Born July 1872.  Employed as a painter.  Resided at Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York.

 

1900 US Census: William, age 27 (b. Jul 1872) and employed as a painter, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 11 years, Ella Duffany (age 25 - b. Aug 1874, had had 4 children, all of whom were still alive); son, John Duffany (age 9 - b. Apr 1890); son, Charles Duffany (age 7 - b. Oct 1892); son, Fredric Duffany (age 5 - b. May 1895); and daughter, Ethel Duffany (age 3 - b. May 1897).  All, and their parents, were born in New York State.

 

William Duffany married, as her 1st husband, Mary Ellen Van Allen “Ella” (b. 24 Aug 1873, d. 6 Apr 1933), paragraph 3.e.(12. of generation 5 of the Van Allen Annex, and had the following children:

 

(a. John F. Duffany: (more info) Born April 1890.  Died May 1910, age 20.

 

(b. Charles E. Duffany #1: Born October 1892.  Died 1974.

 

1930 US Census: Charles E. Duffany, age 39 and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mabel L. Duffany (age 29); son, Edward B. Duffany (age 9); daughter, Florence L. Duffany (age 8); son, Francis C. Duffany (age 6); daughter, Alberta M. Duffany (age 4 years and 11 months); and son, Elmer J. Duffany (age 2).

 

Charles E. Duffany #1 married Mabel L./G. Ulmstead/Olmstead (b. 1900, d. 1977) and had the following children:

 

(1) Barney Edward Duffany (also seen: Edward B. Duffany): Born 24 May 1920.  Died 15 August 1990.  Married Ruth Tibbles (b. 1928) and had the following son:

 

(a) Charles E. Duffany #2: Born 15 March 1948.  Died 27 December 1998.  Married (1st) Sharon Kibling and had the following daughter:

 

[1. Lori-Ann Duffany: Born 22 March 1967.  Died 11 April 1967; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.

 

Charles E. Duffany #2 married (2nd) Barbara Youngs and had the following children:

 

[2. Charles E. Duffany, Jr.: Born 1969.

 

[3. Katherine L. Duffany: Born 1971.

 

[4. Kevin M. Duffany: Born 1974.

 

[5. Samantha L. Duffany: Born 1976.

 

(2) Florence L. Duffany: Born 1922.  Married Albert Morin and resided at Castorland, New York.

 

(3) Francis C. Duffany: (more info) Born 24 August 1924 at Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 2 February 1995 at home, age 70; interred Elmwood Cemetery, Adams, Jefferson County, New York.  Served in the US Marines during World War II.  Was employed as a machinist at Black Clawson Company, Watertown, Jefferson County, retiring 31 December 1987.  Married Ruth Arlene Spencer on 10 November 1947 at Dexter and resided at 418 Brainard Street, Dexter, Jefferson County.  Francis and Ruth had the following children:

 

(a) Thomas Leland Duffany: Resided at Croghan, New York.

 

(b) Gail A. Duffany: Married Joseph Farmer and resided at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(c) Brenda L. Duffany: Married (?) Charpentier and resided at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(4) Alberta M. Duffany: Born 23 April 1926.  Died 25 March 2004.  Married Robert G. Chapman and resided at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(5) Eleanor J. Duffany: Born 19 March 1928.  Died 9 April 1982.

 

(c. Fredrick Duffany: Born May 1895.

 

(d. Ethel Duffany: Born May 1897.

 

(e. Florence Duffany.

 

Mary Ellen (Van Allen) Duffany married (2nd) Carl H. Rudgar (b. abt 1871).

 

(2. Charles Duffany: Born about 1875.  Resided at Oneida, New York.

 

(3. Edward Duffany: Born June 1876.  Resided at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(4. John Duffany: Born August 1883.  Resided at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

g. Adel “Della” Duffany: Born 1852.  Died 1932.  Married Frank Montondo (b. 1849, d. 1931) and had the following children:

 

(1. Adel Montondo: Born 1869.

 

(2. Frank J. Montondo: Born 14 November 1871.  Died 1941.

 

(3. Nellie Montondo: Born 1874.  Died 1954.  Married George Schulz.

 

(4. Jennie E. Montondo: Born 1877.  Married Ernest Gurlt.

 

(5. Harry Montondo: Born 1888.  Died 1888.

 

(6. Clifford Montondo: Born 1897.  Died 1948.

 

h. John J. Duffany: Born October 1853.  Resided at Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.

 

i. Alexander “Alex” “Alick” H. Duffany: Born July 1855.  Died 6 June 1930; interred Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1860 US Census: Alick was age 4 and resided with his parents and siblings in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1880 US Census: Resided with his mother and older brothers in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Employed as a blacksmith.

 

1910 US Census: Resided at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Employed there by the New York Air Brake Corporation.

 

Married Agnes Montondo (b. 1867, d. 1923) and had the following children:

 

(1. Maude Eva Duffany: Born 1887.  Married (1st) (?) Pardy.

 

(2. Leonard L. Duffany: Born 1888.  Died February 1859.

 

(3. Lettie May Duffany: Born 1888.  Died 25 August 1948.

 

j. Anthony N. Duffany: (more info) Born 30 April 1858 (per gravestone: b. 1863, which appears wrong) at Theresa/Brownville, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 24 November 1925, age 68, at home in Theresa from complications of pneumonia; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.  Employed as a barber and owned a billiards room and restaurant at Theresa.  Resided at Theresa.  Married (1st) Jennie Sophia Tenney (b. 3 May 1862, d. 2 Mar 1911) and had the following son:

 

(1. Louis Gilbert Duffany: Born 7 November 1883.  Died 7 March 1936.  Married Gertrude Millie Freeman (b. 20 Jan 1885, d. 21 Aug 1942) and had the following children:

 

(a. Gertrude Helen Duffany: Born 4 March 1904.  Died 4 May 1904.

 

(b. Ellen D. “Honey” Duffany: Born 5 July 1905.  Died 1 February 1979.  Married Harry Upright (b. 8 Aug 1907, d. Oct 1986).

 

(c. Louis P. Duffany: Born 26 August 1906.  Died June 1986.  Married Rosalie Rassmussen (d. 1966) and had the following children:

 

(1) William Duffany.

 

(2) Louis Duffany: Born 22 May 1927.  Died 31 May 2007.  Married (?) and had the following children:

 

(a) Bruce Duffany.

 

(b) Jeff Duffany.

 

(c) Alan Duffany.

 

(d) Steven Duffany.

 

(e) Lenore Duffany.

 

(f) Leslie Duffany.

 

(g) Michele Rose Duffany.

 

(3) Joan Duffany: Married Bob Fowkes.

 

(d. Gertrude Agatha Duffany: Born 20 February 1908.  Died 5 June 1988.  Married James Purcell (b. 29 Aug 1902, d. 20 Jan 1988) and had the following children:

 

(1) Lorraine Purcell.

 

(2) John Purcell.

 

(3) Maureen Purcell.

 

(4) Mary Purcell.

 

(5) James Purcell.

 

(6) Joyce Purcell.

 

(7) Debbie Purcell.

 

(8) Todd Purcell.

 

(9) Jerry Purcell.

 

(e. Lawrence Freeman Duffany: Born 12 March 1911.  Died 28 September 1961.  Married Ruth “Rufus” Marie Maine (b. 28 Sep 1915, d. 19 Nov 1994) and had the following children:

 

(1) Lawrence Francis Duffany: Born 1939.  Married Marilyn Tasch (b. 1943) and had the following children:

 

(a) Lawrence Duffany: Born 1965.  Janet Orsatti and had the following children:

 

[1. Hannah Duffany: Born 2001.

 

[2. Gabriel Duffany: Born 2005.

 

(b) Patrick Duffany: Born 1966.  Married (1st) Kimberly (?) and had the following children:

 

[1. Patrick Duffany, Jr.: Born 1995.

 

[2. Cassidy Margaret Duffany: Born 1998.

 

[3. Morgan Duffany: Born 2001.

 

Patrick Duffany, Sr. married (2nd) Kathleen O’Connor.

 

(c) Rebecca Duffany: Born 1967.  Married John O’Rourke and had the following children:

 

[1. Zachary O’Rourke: Born 1995.

 

[2. Joseph Anthony O’Rourke: Born 1997.

 

[3. Seth Lawrence O’Rourke: Born 2004.

 

(d) Brian Duffany: Born 1970.  Married Tracy Griffin and had the following children:

 

[1. Kimberly Duffany: Born 1990.

 

[2. Brian Duffany, Jr.: Born 1995.

 

(2) Thomas Joseph Duffany: Born 1941.  Married Elaine Mary Ann Caggiano (b. 1941) and had the following children:

 

(a) Thomas Joseph Duffany, Jr.: Born 1967.  Has done a lot of work documenting his family’s history, some of which is on display in this annex.  Married Kimberly Ann Bishop (b. 5 Jul 1967) and had the following children:

 

[1. Kristine Olivia Curtiss: Born 1993.

 

[2. Donald Andrew Curtiss: Born 1996.

 

[3. Thomas Joseph Duffany, III: Born 2001.

 

(b) Mark Lawrence Duffany: Born 1968.

 

(c) Sheryl Ann Duffany: Born 1970.  Married Gerald Oliano and had the following children:

 

[1. Jacob Thomas Oliano: Born 2000.

 

[2. Emma Elaine Oliano: Born 2003.

 

(3) Margaret Mary Duffany: Born 1942.  Married Robert Stager and had the following children:

 

(a) Laura Loree Stager: Born 1968.  Married Brian Johnston and had the following children:

 

[1. Grady William Johnston: Born 1998.

 

[2. Sidney Johnston: Born 2002.

 

(b) Robert Stager, Jr.: Born 1969.  Married Dawn Fox and had the following children:

 

[1. Tyler Stager, Jr.: Born 1993.

 

[2. Kevin Stager, Jr.: Born 1995.

 

[3. Nicholas Allen Stager, Jr.: Born 1997.

 

(c) Christopher Stager: Born 1971.  Married Jennifer Reilly and had the following children:

 

[1. Reilly Christine Stager: Born 2003.

 

[2. Christopher Stager, Jr.: Born 2005.

 

(d) Daniel Stager: Born 1975.

 

(4) John Charles Duffany: Born 1945.  Married Kathleen Landers and had the following children:

 

(a) Sean Duffany: Born 1973.  Married Joy Pilat and had the following daughter:

 

[1. Annabelle Kathleen Duffany: Born 2007.

 

(b) Erin Duffany: Born 1975.  Married Felipe Benvegnu and had the following children:

 

[1. Julia Kathleen Benvegnu: Born 2007.

 

[2. Mary Gilda Benvegnu: Born 2008.

 

(c) Shannon Duffany: Born 1978.  Married Adam Sadowski.

 

(5) Kathleen Anne Duffany: Born 1949.  Married Jose Chipelo and had the following children:

 

(a) Anne Marie Chipelo: Born 1973.  Married Zoron Mitrovski.

 

(b) Caroline Chipelo: Born 1975.  Married Henry Lugo and had the following children:

 

[1. Samuel Lugo: Born 2005.

 

[2. Alexander Lugo: Born 2008.

 

(c) Joseph Chipelo: Born 1980.

 

(f. Regina J. Duffany: Born 15 July 1912.  Died July 1976.  Married Walter Obst (b. 11 Aug 1904, d. Mar 1974) and had the following son:

 

(1) Robert Obst: Born 28 August 1941.  Died August 1980.

 

(g. Mary Evelen Duffany: Born 28 April 1914.  Died 8 August 1914.

 

(h. Vincent Raymond Duffany: Born 26 July 1919.  Died 22 May 1995.  Married (1st) Ruth Walker and had the following children:

 

(1) Caroline Duffany: Born 26 June 1940.  Died 29 June 1940.

 

(2) Martin Duffany.

 

(3) Ellen Duffany.

 

Vincent Raymond Duffany married (2nd) Shirley ONeil (b. 7 Jan 1928, d. 22 May 2002) and had the following children:

 

(4) Raymond “Duke” Duffany.

 

(5) Lorraine “Lorry” Duffany.

 

(i. Charles Arnold Duffany: Born 10 June 1923.  Died 2 April 1993.  Married (1st) Ginger Farrell and had the following children:

 

(1) Eileen Duffany.

 

(2) Dennis Duffany.

 

(3) Daniel Duffany.

 

Charles Arnold Duffany married (2nd) Jennie (?).

 

Anthony N. and Jennie Sophia (Tenney) Duffany separated about September 1903; no record of a divorce.  Jennie died soon after their marriage.  Anthony married (2nd) Margaret “Maggie” Helen/E. Flemming/Fleming (b. 9 Mar 1883, d. 6 Mar 1932; interred Oakwood Cem., Theresa) on 21 August 1907 and had the following children:

 

(2. Norman Anthony Duffany: Born 20 May 1908.  Died 18 August 1956 in New York State.  Married Edith May Jones (b. 24 Feb 1909, d. 27 Jan 2000) and had the following children:

 

(a. William Anthony Duffany: Born 4 May 1931.  Died 23 June 1931.

 

(b. Margaret Ann Duffany: Born 6 June 1933.  Died 2 January 1999.  Married William Harold Waters (b. 1927) and had the following children:

 

(1) Elizabeth Carol Waters: Born 1954.  Married (1st) Douglas Alan Imhoff.  Married (2nd) Albert Griffith.  Married (3rd) Marshall Charles Niedecker and had the following children:

 

(a) Rhys William Waters Niedecker: Born 1991.

 

(b) Dylan Marshall Waters Neidecker: Born 1994.

 

Elizabeth Carol Waters married (4th) Gregory Anthony Nilson.

 

(2) David Alan Waters: Born 1958.  Married Donna Lee Battisti (b. 1958) and had the following children:

 

(a) Derick Peter Waters: Born 1985.  Married Sarah Catherine Ploss.

 

(b) Devin Alan Waters: Born 1987.

 

(3) Richard Norman Waters: Born 1961.  Married Suzanne Janine Tasker (b. 1962) and had the following children:

 

(a) Caitlin Margaret Waters: Born 1993.

 

(b) Olivia Catherine Waters: Born 1996.

 

(c) Natalie Jane Waters: Born 1997.

 

(d) Eric William Waters: Born 2002.

 

(e) Andrew Thomas Waters: Born 2005.

 

(4) Julie Lynn Waters: Born 1962.  Married Francis Xavier McGinty (b. 1961).

 

(c. Norma Mae Duffany: Born 1936.  Married Raymond Edward Podhorn (b. 1930) and had the following children:

 

(1) Deanna Lynne Podhorn: Born 1962.  Married James Rozak (b. 1960) and had the following children:

 

(a) Colleen Rozak: Born 1987.

 

(b) Christopher Rozak: Born 1989.

 

(c) Ethan Rozak: Born 1994.

 

(2) Susan Anne Podhorn: Born 1962.  Married Michael Clarke (b. 1961) and had the following children:

 

(a) Megan Clarke: Born 1991.

 

(b) Brian Clarke: Born 1994.

 

(c) Sean Clarke: Born 1995.

 

(3) Martha Marie Podhorn: Married Michael Engber and had the following children:

 

(a) Ariela Engber: Born 1991.

 

(b) Colter Engber: Born 1994.

 

(d. Martha Carol Duffany: Born 1938.  Married Philip Hardess Gnadt (b. 1935) and had the following daughter:

 

(1) Karen Marie Gnadt: Born 1961.  Married Michael James Matteson (b. 1970) and had the following children:

 

(a) Collin James Matteson: Born 1995.

 

(b) Conner Michael Matteson: Born 1996.

 

(e. Mary Ellen Duffany: Born 20 June 1948.  Died 22 November 1977.

 

(3. John Howard Duffany “Howard”: Born 10 August 1909.  Died March 1979 at Chicopee, Massachusetts.  Married Edythe A. Frese (b. 21 Nov 1913, d. 22 Aug 2002) and had the following son:

 

(a. Bruce Howard Duffany: Born 26 January 1937.  Died 13 January 1996.  Married Carolyn Croley and had the following children:

 

(1) Jason Duffany.

 

(2) Lisa Duffany: Married Stuart (?).

 

(3) Megan E. Duffany: Married Dale r. Jordan and had the following son:

 

(a) Ayden Bruce Jordan: Born 2003.

 

(4. Clarence Charles Duffany: Born 16 September 1911.  Died 24 September 1984 at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Margaret Ahlheim and had the following children:

 

(a. John Duffany: Born 1934.  Married Patricia Hubbard (b. 1934) and had the following children:

 

(1) Martin Duffany: Born 1959.  Married Jane Gardner and had the following children:

 

(a) Ethan Duffany: Born 1991.

 

(b) Emma Duffany: Born 1993.

 

(2) Melissa Duffany: Born 1961.  Married Philip Crocetti and had the following son:

 

(a) Roulan Crocetti: Born 1963.

 

(3) Kathleen Duffany: Born 1963.  Married Gene Newman and had the following children:

 

(a) Anna Newman: Born 1994.

 

(b) Haley Newman: Born 2000.

 

(4) Karen Duffany: Born 1965.  Married Bernard Rowe and had the following children:

 

(a) Meghan Rowe: Born 1998.

 

(b) Kristine Rowe: Born 2000.

 

(b. Kathryn Duffany: Born 1935.  Married Gene Duncan (b. 1936) and had the following children:

 

(1) Jeffrey Duncan: Born 1961.  Married Colleen Waite and had the following children:

 

(a) Kelli Duncan: Born 1982.  Married Joseph Lawrence (b. 1982).

 

(b) Abbi Duncan: Born 1984.

 

(2) Darci Duncan: Born 1962.  Married Steve Waite (b. 1962) and had the following children:

 

(a) Lucas Waite: Born 1985.

 

(b) Andrew Waite: Born 1988.

 

(c) Rachael Waite: Born 1995.

 

(3) James Duncan: Born 1966.  Married Debbie Good and had the following son:

 

(a) Brandon Duncan: Born 1987.

 

James Duncan married (2nd) Jennie Hofferberth and had the following son:

 

(b) Will Duncan: Born 1993.

 

James Duncan married (3rd) Danielle Simm and had the following daughter:

 

(c) Maggie Duncan: Born 2002.

 

k. Mary A. Duffany: Born 1859.  Died 15 November 1928.  Married Charles H. Hart and resided at Rochester, Monroe County, New York.  Mary and Charles had the following children:

 

(1. Jenney Hart: Born February 1880.

 

(2. Frank J. Hart: Born November 1881.

 

(3. Ernest J. Hart: Born 1885.

 

(4. Della M. Hart: Born January 1887.

 

(5. Gladys Hart: Born 1902.

 

l. Albert “Bert” Duffany: Born December 1862.  Died 26 July 1939.  Resided at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

4   Lewis Duffany

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1843/42 in New York State.  Died 31 October 1930; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.  Veteran of the Civil War; Company M, 10th New York CW.

 

2. Wife: Alvira Furgison

 

Born 1858.  Died 1901; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Frederick Duffany: See generation 3, below.

 

b. Ella Duffany: Married James Townsend of Oswego, New York and had the following children:

 

(1. Ashley Townsend: Born 18 April 1919.  Died 2 July 2010.  Married Marjorie (?) and had the following children:

 

(a. Loretta Townsend: Married (?) Heuber.

 

(b. Alice Townsend: Married (?) Convertino.

 

(c. Jeanne Townsend: Married (?) Parks.

 

(d. Mary Lou Townsend: Married (?) Dorchester.

 

(2. Bernita Townsend: Married (?) Powers.

 

(3. Dorothy Townsend: Married (?) Dangerfield.

 

(4. Lewis Townsend.

 

(5. Cora Townsend: Married (?) Brotherton.

 

3   Frederick Duffany (more info)

    Fred

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 23 May 1891 at Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.  Suffering from heart disease for years, Fred died at home on Saturday, 26 December 1953, age 62, from a heart attack; interred in Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa.  Attended Theresa schools.  Initially worked on a farm in LeRay Township, Jefferson County.  Later purchased and operated a farm on Perch Lake Road, 2 miles from Orleans Corners. 

 

2. Wife: Beulah Grace Stevens of Theresa (more info)

 

Born 2 April 1890 in Alexandria Township, Jefferson County, New York; daughter of Horace and Harriet (Nash) Stevens.  Died 6 October 1976, age 86, at Edward John Noble Hospital, Alexandria Bay, Jefferson County, New York; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa, Jefferson County.  Graduated from the Antwerp Teacher Training Class and taught school 2 years in Alexandria Township.  Married Frederick Duffany on 27 January 1915 in the Village of Theresa.  Following Fred’s death, resided with her son, Donald, near Lafargeville.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Youlande/Yolande Mae Duffany: (more info) Born 30 January 1916 at Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.  Died December 1975, age 59, at Roswell Park Memorial Institute, Buffalo, Erie County, New York; interred Grove Cemetery, Lafargeville, Jefferson County, New York.  Attended Barlo’s Corners and Orleans schools.  Married Edson B. Clark (b. 22 Feb 1913, d. 6 May 1991) on 17 October 1935 at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church parsonage at Redwood.  In 1941 moved to Hammond Township, St. Lawrence County, New York, and from 1948 to 1975 operated a farm on the Chippewa Bay Road in that township.  Moved into the Village of Chippewa Bay in 1975.  Youlande and Edson had the following children:

 

(1. Alice Beulah Clark: Born 12 October 1936.  Died 9 May 1959.  Married Elmer Leslie Hyde and had the following son:

 

(a. Elmer Leslie Clark, Jr.

 

(2. Maurice Clark: Resided at Sheldon, Connecticut.

 

b. Agnes Duffany: Born 1917.  Died 14 February 1989.  Married Charles A. Bates (b. 1916, d. 14 Jan 1989) and resided at Dexter, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Agnes and Charles had the following children:

 

(1. Ann Bates.

 

(2. Roger Bates.

 

(3. Bruce Bates.

 

(4. Gail Bates: Died 1956.

 

c. Horace L. Duffany: Born 1918.  Died 1918; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.  Named after his maternal grandfather.

 

d. Helen Duffany: See generation 2, below.

 

e. George J. Duffany: Born September 1923.  Died at home on Tuesday, 18 January 1927, age 3; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Mary Lou Herbison (b. 9 Oct 1925, d. 20 Oct 1998) and resided on Honey Flats on the Depauville Road, Theresa, Jefferson County.  George and Mary Lou had the following children:

 

(1. Thomas S. Duffany: Married Anne (?).

 

(2. Fred A. Duffany: Married Sheila Hoppel and had the following children:

 

(a. Matt Duffany.

 

(b. Sarah Jo Duffany.

 

(c. Keylee Duffany.

 

f. Donald F. Duffany: (more info) Born 30/2 June 1930 at home on the family farm in Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died at home Wednesday, 17 September 2008, age 78; interred Grove Cemetery.  Graduated from the Orleans Rural Grammar School and LaFargemille Central School.  Subsequently resided with his parents on Perch Lake Road.  Employed as a dairy farmer.  Married, as her 2nd husband, Lou Mary (Herbison) Smith (b. 9 Oct 1925, d. 20 Oct 1998) on 8 September 1956 and resided at RD #2, Lafargeville, Jefferson County.  Lou Mary Herbison married (1st) (?) Smith and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(1. William J. Smith: Died 1980.

 

(2. Robert Smith: Married Beverly (?) and in 2008 resided in California.

 

(3. Nancy L. Smith: Married (?) Christian and in 2008 resided in Florida.

 

(4. Kathy L. Smith: Married Jeff Conroy and in 2008 resided in Arizona.

 

(5. Patricia A. Smith: Married (?) Piper and in 2008 resided at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

Donald F. and Lou Mary (Herbison) Smith had the following children:

 

(6. Thomas S. Duffany: Married Anne (?) and resided at LaFargeville, Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(7. Fred A. Duffany: Married Sheila (?) and resided at LaFargeville, Orleans Township, Jefferson Country, New York.

 

2   Helen Duffany:

 

Born 1920.  Married Almon Kelsey Van Allen, generation 2, paragraph 3.b. of the Van Allen Annex.

 

 

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