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Origin of the surname “Gormley:”

 

 

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7   John Gormley

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born 1790 in Ireland.  Died 7 December 1875 at Fargo, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York; interred Old Saint James Cemetery, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

2.  Wife: Margaret Moran

 

Born 1795 in Ireland.  Died 9 April 1882 at Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York; interred with John.

 

3.  Children:

 

a. Thomas Gormley: Born 1817.

 

b. Catherine "Kate" Gormley: Born 1818 at Fargo, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1875; interred Old Saint James Cemetery, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Thomas Burns and resided at Natural Bridge, New York.

 

c. John Gormley, Jr.: See generation 6, below.

 

d. Margaret Gormley: Born 1827.  Died 1905.

 

e. Patrick Gormley: Born 1829.  Died 1879.

 

f. Mary Gormley: Born 1830.  Died 1906.

 

g. James Gormley: Born 1831.  Died 1904.

 

h. Henry Gormley: Born 1836.  Died 1922.

 

i. Victoria Gormley: Born 1837.

 

j. Matthew Gormley: Born 1839.  Died 1915.

 

6   John Gormley, Jr.

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born 1824 in Ireland.  Died 1898 at Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York; interred there in Old Saint James Cemetery.

 

2.  Wife: Ann/Anne Cunningham

 

Born 1831 in Ireland; daughter of Michael Cunningham (b. 1786 in Ireland, d. 1870; interred with his daughter, Anne's family in Old Saint James Cem., Carthage, Wilna Twp., Jefferson Co., NY).  Died 12 April 1895 at home in the Village of Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York; interred there in Old Saint James Cemetery.

 

3.  Children:

 

a. Mary Gormley: Born 1854.  Died 16 September 1935; interred Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Colma, San Mateo County, California.  Married Thomas Myers/Meyers (b. 1852, d. 12 Nov 1917; interred with Mary) and resided at San Francisco, California.

 

b. Ellen Elizabeth Gormley: Born 1857.  Died 1874; interred Old Saint James Cemetery, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

c. Anna Ella Gormley: (photos) Born 16 June 1858.  Died 23 January 1952; interred Hillside Cemetery, Champion Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Judson F. Weaver (b. 1854, d. 1927; interred with Anna) and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(1. John Weaver: (photos)

 

(2. Ella Weaver: Born 27 February 1879.  Died 29 May 1949; interred Hillside Cemetery, Champion Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Charles E. Foster.

 

d. Catherine "Kate" Agnes Gormley: (photos) Born December 1860 in New York.  Died 1947; interred Black River Cemetery, Rutland Center, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married George Emory Gates, generation 3 of the Gates Annex.

 

e. James Francis Gormley: See generation 5, below.

 

f. Susan "Sue" Alicia Gormley: (photos) Born 26 January 1866.  Died 4 December 1956; interred Old Saint James Cemetery, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married James H. Hickey (b. 1 Jun 1865, d. 1 Jan 1957; interred with Susan) and had the following son:

 

(1. James "Jim" Hickey: (photos).

 

g. Alice Margaret Gormley: Born 1868 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 23 August 1899; interred Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Colma Township, San Mateo County, California.  Resided at San Francisco, California.  Married John J. Sheehan (b. 26 Oct 1864 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, d. 23 Nov 1918 in CA; interred with Alice), son of John and Mary (Moriarty) Sheehan, in June 1893 and had the following children:

 

(1. Veronica Sheehan: Born about 1895.  Died about 1896, age 11 months and 5 days; interred Old Saint James Cemetery, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(2. Alice Gertrude Sheehan: Born 7 March 1899 in California.  Died 6 May 1984 in San Mateo County, California; interred there in Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery.  Married William Henry Tynan (b. 5 Nov 1891, d. 14 Sep 1973; interred with Alice).

 

h. John Thomas Gormley: (photos) Born 19 July 1870 at home in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 25 January 1956; interred Old Saint James Cemetery, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Resided in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Margaret "Maggie" McCann (photos) (b. 12 Nov 1872, d. 18 Mar 1948 at Auburn, Cayuga Co., NY; interred with John, daughter of James and Mary (Murray) McCann), on 12 October 1902 in Diana Township, Lewis County, New York and had the following children:

 

(1. John Ellis Gormley "Ellis": (photos) Born 1 January 1904.  Died 15 February 1983; interred Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.

 

(2. Francis "Fran" James Gormley: Born 30 August 1906 at Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 3 May 1987 at Auburn, Cayuga County, New York; interred Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Fleming Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Married Dorothea Elizabeth Schmid (b. 30 Sep 1905 at Carthage, Wilna Twp, Jefferson Co., NY, d. 23 Jan 1994 at Ayer, Middlesex Co., MA; interred with Francis).

 

i. Ambrose H. Gormley: (photos) Born 14 February 1877.  Died 13 July 1955; interred Old Saint James Cemetery, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Resided in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Emma E. Louis (photos) (b. 1879, d. 1930; interred with Ambrose), daughter of Nicholas and Margaret (Thisse) Louis, and had the following children:

 

(1. Gerald A. Gormley: (photos) Born 1903.  Died 13 April 1962; interred Fairview Cemetery, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Grace M. Bush (b. 1906, d. 1996) in 1931.

 

(2. Alice Gormley: (photos) Born 1904.  Died 1967; interred Fairview Cemetery, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Henry J. Gilbert (b. 1906, d. 1987).

 

(3. Helen Elizabeth Gormley: (photos) Born 1905; interred Fairview Cemetery, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1942.  Married Clarence Peter Lawler (b. 1903, d. 1992).

 

(4. Mabel Ursula Gormley "Ursula": (photos) Born 1909.  Died September 2001 in Jefferson County, New York; interred Fairview Cemetery, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married her widowed brother-in-law, Clarence Peter Lawler, in 1956.

 

5   James "Jim" Francis Gormley (photos)

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born 21 March 1863 in New York.  Died 30 October 1940; interred Old Saint James Cemetery, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Resided initially at Lewisburgh, Lewis County, New York (now part of Fort Drum).  Later resided in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1900 US Census: James Gornley, age 37 (b. Mar 1863 in NYS; parents b. Ireland) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in the Village of Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 12 years, Lilian Gornley, age 36 (b. Nov 1863 in NYS; father b. Ireland; mother b. Switzerland), who had had 2 children, both still alive; daughter, Anna Gornley, age 9 (b. Sep 1890 in NYS); and son, Leo F. Gornley, age 2 (b. Sep 1897 in NYS).

 

1910 US Census: James Gormely, age 47 (b. NYS; parents b. Ireland) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Carthage Road in Lewisburg, Diana Township, Lewis County, New York.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 23 years, Lillian Gormely, age 43 (b. NYS; father b. Ireland; mother b. Germany), who had been married once and had had 2 children, both still alive; servant, Charles Lawerence, age 19 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer.

 

1920 US Census: James F. Gormley, age 55 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a dairy farmer, was heading a household on Russell Turnpike in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Lilian E. Gormley, age 54 (b. NYS; father b. Ireland; mother b. Switzerland and spoke German); and son, Leo F. Gormley, age 22 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), single, and employed as a chauffeur in the auto repair industry.

 

1930 US Census: James Gormley, age 69 (b. NYS) and widowed, resided in the household headed by his son, Leo F. Gormley, in the Village of Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

2.  Wife: Lillian "Lil"/"Lillie" E. Plunkett: (photos)

 

Born November 1863 in New York; daughter of Mathew and Barbara (?) Plunkett.  Died 1929; interred with James.

 

1880 US Census: Mathew Plunkett, age 48 (b. Ireland; parents b. Ireland) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Barbara Plunkett, age 50 (b. Switzerland; parents b. Switzerland); daughter, Mary Plunkett, age 24 (b. NYS); daughter, Lillie Plunkett, age 17 (b. NYS); son, John T. Plunkett, age 15 (b. NYS) and employed working on the farm; and daughter, Julia Plunkett, age 10 (b. NYS).

 

3.  Children:

 

a. Anna M. Gormley: (photos) Born 21 September 1890.  Died 16 May 1983 in Antwerp Township, Jefferson County, New York; interred there in Saint Michael's Saint Joseph's Cemetery.

 

1917 WWI Draft Registration: Earl Lewis Mosher, age 24 (b. 16 Apr 1893 in Wilna Twp, Jefferson Co., NY), single, and employed by Leaman Mosher as a farmer, resided at Route 2, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1900 US Census: Jean Mosher, age 36 (b. Jan 1864 in NYS; parents b. NYS), widowed, and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his son, Leman Mosher, age 8 (b. Jul 1891 in NYS); son, Earl Mosher, age 7 (b. Apr 1893 in NYS); servant, Hannah Coslon, age 46 (b. Mar 1854 in English-speaking Canada; father b. English-speaking Canada; mother b. England), widowed, and employed as a housekeeper, who immigrated to the US in 1889; boarder, David Vilon, age 22 (b. Sep 1878 in NYS; parents b. French-speaking Canada), single, and employed as a farm laborer; and boarder, Wat Fader, age 36 (b. May 1864 in English-speaking Canada; parents b. Ireland), single, and employed as a farmer, who immigrated to the US in 1894.

 

1910 US Census: Eugene O. Mosher, age 46 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He had been married twice.  The household also included his wife of 11 years, Anna E. Mosher, age 27 (b. French-speaking Canada; father b. French-speaking Canada; mother b. Ireland), who immigrated to the US in 1896, had been married once, and had had 3 children, 2 of whom were still alive; daughter, Emma Mosher, age 9 (b. NYS); son, Eugene T. Mosher, age 5 (b. NYS); son, Leman E. Mosher, age 17 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a farm laborer; and son, Earl L. Mosher, age 16 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a farm laborer.

 

1940 US Census: Earl L. Mosher, age 46 (b. NYS) and employed as partner in a retail feed, coal, and machinery business, was heading a household in the Village of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He had completed 2 years of high school, and his residence was valued at $2,200.  The household also included his wife, Anna M. Mosher, age 47 (b. NYS), who had completed 4 years of high school; and son, Francis E. Mosher, age 16 (b. NYS), who had completed 2 years of high school.  The resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Anna Gormley married Earl Lewis Mosher (b. 16 Apr 1893 at Sterlingville, Wilna Twp, Jefferson Co., NY, d. 26 Nov 1962 at Antwerp, Jefferson Co, NY; interred with Anna), son of Eugene O. and Minnie (Lewis) Mosher, and had the following son:

 

(1. Francis Earl Mosher: Born 6 March 1924.  Died 19 May 1995; interred Saint Michael's Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Antwerp, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Barbara M. Watson (b. 24 Jun 1925 at Evans Mills, LeRay Twp, Jefferson Co., NY, d. 29 Sep 2016 at Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY; interred with Francis), daughter of Harold Frederick and Mary (Halstead) Watson, in 1945.

 

b. Leo F. Gormley: See generation 4, below.

 

4   Leo F. Gormley (photos)

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born 16 September 1897 at Lewisburg, Diana Township, Lewis County, New York.  Died 1 August 1975 at Mercy Hospital, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York; interred Old Saint James Cemetery, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Resided at 346 James Street in Carthage; owned and operated Gormley’s Liquor Store there from 1940 to 1967, when he retired.

 

1920 US Census: Leo F. Gormley, age 22, resided with his parents in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1930 US Census: Leo F. Gormley, age 32 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farm implement salesman, was heading a household at 317 South Clinton Street in the Village of Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He married 1st at age 24.  The household also included his wife, Vera F. Gormley, age 29 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who married 1st at age 21; son, Merle Gormley, age 7 (b. NYS); daughter, Mildred Gormley, age 6 (b. NYS); daughter, Mary Gormley, age 5 (b. NYS); and father, James Gormley, age 69 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and widowed.

 

2.  Wife: Vera A. Doyle

 

Born 19 October 1899 in Pinckney Township, Lewis County, New York; daughter of John P. and Nancy Agnes (McHale) Doyle of Montague, Lewis County, New York.  Died 21 April 2002, age 102, at Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York; interred there in the Old Saint James Cemetery.  At age 20, while a residence of Pinckney, New York, Vera married Leo Gormley, age 23 of Carthage, on 17 August 1921 at St. Mary's Church, Copenhagen, Lewis County, New York.

 

1900 US Census: John P. Doyle, age 39 (b. NYS; parents b. Ireland) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Pinckney Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Nancy A. Doyle, age 37 (b. NYS; parents b. Ireland), who had had 3 children, all still alive; daughter, Bessie M. Doyle, age 15 (b. NYS); son, William P. Doyle, age 13 (b. NYS); daughter, Vera Doyle, age 10 (b. NYS); and hired man, William H. McHale, age 42 (b. NYS; parents b. Ireland), single, and employed as a farm laborer.

 

3.  Children:

 

a. Merle F. Gormley: Born 28 May 1922 at Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New  York.  Died 17 April 1975 from complications of a heart attack at Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.  Married Alice Forbes of Carthage and had the following daughter:

 

(1. Alice Gormley.

 

b. Mildred Gormley: Born 15 May 1923 at Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 3 May 2000 at Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York; interred Dewitt, Onondaga County.  Married Herbert "Herb" Stoddard and resided at Camillus, New York and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(1. Daughter: Married (?) and had the following children:

 

(a. Son.

 

(b. Son.

 

(2. Daughter.

 

c. Mary Frances Gormley: See generation 3, below.

 

d. John "Jack"/"Jackie" Gormley: Born 1939.  Died ; interred Old Saint James Cemetery, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Resided at West Carthage, Jefferson County, New York.

 

3   Mary Frances Gormley:

 

Born 4 September 1924 in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died Monday, 18 April 2005 at the Country Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York; interred Old Saint James Cemetery, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Robert Floyd White, paragraph 3.e. of generation 3 of the White Annex on 3 May 1947.

 

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