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Lee Traffarn Hirschey Pedigree

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Origin of the surname "Hirschey:"

 

 

Generation

 

7  

 

6   John Hirschey

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1789 in France.

 

2. Wife: Barbara (?)

 

Born in France.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Anna Hirschey: Born 6 October 1818 in the Alsace region of northeast France.  Died 19 January 1882 in New Bremen Township, Lewis County, New York.  Married Reverend Joseph Virkler and had the following children:

 

(1. Anna B. Virkler: Twin.  Born 18 May 1842 in New Bremen Township, Lewis County, New York.  Died 14 January 1910 at Lowville, Lewis County.  Married Christian F. Yossy and had several children.

 

(2. Barbara A. Virkler: Twin.  Born 18 May 1842 in New Bremen Township, Lewis County, New York.  Died 5 December 1906 in Croghan Township, Lewis County.  Married Maximillian A. Schwartz.

 

(3. Joseph Virkler, Jr.: Born and died 1845 in New York.

 

(4. Benjamin J. Virkler: Born August 1847 in New York.  Died 5 September 1887.

 

(5. Samuel R. Virkler: Born 30 August 1850 in New York.  Died 13 May 1908; interred Croghan Township, Lewis County, New York.  Married Margaret (?) and had several children.

 

(6. Reverend Alpheus Virkler: Born 29 January 1853 in New Bremen Township, Lewis County, New York.  Died 13 July 1918 in Croghan Township, Lewis County.  Married Anna Z. (?) and had several children.

 

(7. Reverend Solomon Virkler: Born 5 May 1855 in New York.  Died 14 November 1897; interred Croghan Township, Lewis County, New York.  Married Sophia Ebersol and had several children.

 

(8. Timothy J. Virkler: Born 10 August 1858 in Croghan Township, Lewis County, New York.  Died 17 May 1889.  Married Anna (?) and had several children.

 

b. Christian Hirschey: See generation 5, below.

 

5   Christian Hirschey

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 3 April 1814 in France.  Died 23 May 1894 in Lewis County, New York; interred there.

 

1850 US Census: Christian Hersey, age 36 (b. France) and employed as a laborer, was heading a household in New Bremen Township, Lewis County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $500.  The household also included his wife, Mary Hersey, age 32 (b. France); son, John Hersey, age 14 (b. France); son, Jacob Hersey, age 12 (b. France); son, Christian Hersey, age 8 (b. NYS); son, Jonathan Hersey, age 6 (b. NYS); daughter, Catharine Hersey, age 4 (b. NYS); and Joseph Hersey, age 2 (b. NYS).

 

1860 US Census: Christian Hershey, age 34 (b. France) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in New Bremen Township, Lewis County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $3,000 and his person property was valued at $700.  The household also included his wife, Mary Hershey, age 31 (b. France); son, Johnathan Hershey, age 16 (b. NYS); daughter, Catharine Hershey, age 14 (b. NYS); son, Joseph Hershey, age 12 (b. NYS); daughter, Racheal Hershey, age 6 (b. NYS); daughter, Mary Hershey, age 4 (b. NYS); and daughter, Sally Hershey, age 1 (b. NYS).

 

1870 US Census: Christian Hirschey, age 56 (b. France) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in New Bremen Township, Lewis County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $5,100 and his personal property was valued at $2,012.  The household also included his wife, Mary Hirschey, age 52 (b. France); SON, Christian Hirschey, Jr., age 27 (b. NYS) and working on the farm; daughter, Catharine Hirschey, age 24 (b. NYS); son, Joseph Hirschey, age 22 (b. NYS) and working on the farm; daughter, Rachael Hirschey, age 15 (b. NYS); daughter, Mary Hirschey, age 13 (b. NYS); daughter, Emma Hirschey, age 11 (b. NYS); and son, Hathan Hirschey, age 8 (b. NYS).

 

1880 US Census: Christian Hirschy, age 66 (b. France; parents b. France) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in New Bremen Township, Lewis County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mary Hirschy, age 62 (b. France; parents b. France); daughter, Kate Hirschy, age 34 (b. NYS) and "at home"; daughter, Mary A. Hirschy, age 22 (b. NYS) and "at home"; son, Nathan J. Hirschy, age 19 (b. NYS) and "at home".

 

2. Wife: Mary (?)

 

Born in France.  Died in New York.

 

3. Children:

 

a. John A. Hirschey: Born about 1836 in France.

 

1880 US Census: John Hirschy, age 36 (b. NYS; parents b. France) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household [apparently next to his father] in New Bremen Township, Lewis County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Margaret Hirschy, age 37 (b. Switzerland; parents b. Switzerland); daughter, Mary Hirschy, age 13 (b. NYS); son, Jacob Hirschy, age 11 (b. NYS); daughter, Rosa Hirschy, age 9 (b. NYS); daughter, Minnie Hirschy, age 8 (b. NYS); son, Alfred Hirschy, age 5 (b. NYS); and daughter, Katie Hirschy, age 3 (b. NYS).

 

1900 US Census: John A. Hirschey, age 64 (b. Mar 1836 in NYS; parents b. France) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in New Bremen Township, Lewis County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 33 years, Margaret Hirschey, age 57 (b. Jul 1842 in Switzerland; parents b. Switzerland), who had had 7 children, all still alive, and who immigrated to the US in 1848; daughter, Mary Hirschey, age 32 (b. Jan 1868 in NYS); and son, Amos Hirschey, age 16 (b. Jan 1884 in NYS) and employed as a farm laborer.

 

John A. Hirschey married Margaret (?) (b. Switzerland) and had the following children (7 total):

 

(1. Mary Hirschey: Born about 1867 in New York.

 

(2. Jacob Hirschey: Born about 1869 in New York.

 

1920 US Census: Jacob Hirchey, age 50 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. Switzerland), was heading a household in Denmark Township, Lewis County, New York (east of Deer River).  The household also included his wife, Caroline A. Hirchey, age 49 (b. CT; father b. ME; mother b. NYS); and son, Donald L. Hirchey, age 5 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS).  Same census page as the Ervin C. Hirschey (age 38) household and the Joseph Hirschey (age 71) household.

 

Jacob Hirschey married Caroline A. (?) (b. CT) and had the following children:

 

(a. Donald L. Hirschey: Born about 1915 in New York.

 

(3. Rosa Hirschey: Born about 1871 in New York.

 

(4. Minnie Hirschey: Born about 1872 in New York.

 

(5. Alfred/Amos Hirschey: Born January 1884 in New York.

 

(6. Katie Hirschey: Born about 1877 in New York.

 

b. Jacob Hirschey: Born about 1838 in France.

 

c. Christian Hirschey, Jr.: See generation 4, below.

 

d. Jonathan Hirschey: Born about 1844 in New York.

 

e. Catharine "Kate" Hirschey: Born about 1846 in New York.

 

f. Joseph Hirschey: Born about 1848/49 in New York.

 

1920 US Census: Joseph Hirschey, age 71 (b. NYS; parents b. France) and apparently not employed, was heading a household in Denmark Township, Lewis County, New York (east of Deer River).  The household also included his wife, Ann Hirschey, age 69 (b. NYS; parents b. France); and son, Walter Hirschey, age 30 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and single, who was employed in a paper box factory.  His next door neighbor was Ervin C. Hirschey, age 38 (b. NYS).

 

Joseph Hirschey married Ann (b. abt 1851 in NYS) and had the following son:

 

(1. Walter Hirschey: Born about 1890 in New York.

 

g. Rachael Hirschey: Born about 1854 in New York.  Married (?) Virkler.

 

h. Maria "Mary" A. Hirschey: Born about 1856 in New York.  Married (?) Schantz.

 

i. Barbara Emma Hirschey: Born about 1859 in New York.  In 1860 appears to have been called "Sally."  Married (?) Schantz.

 

j. Nathan John Hirschey: Born August 1861 in New York.

 

1900 US Census: Nathan Hirschey, age 38 (b. Aug 1861 in NYS; parents b. Germany) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in New Bremen Township, Lewis County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 14 years, Louise Hirschey, age 26 (b. Mar 1874 in NYS; father b. France; mother b. Germany), who had had 5 children, all still alive; daughter, Lena S. Hirschey, age 13 (b. Feb 1887 in NYS); son, Ira J. Hirschey, age 8 (b. Jul 1891 in NYS); daughter, Mary Hirschey, age 6 (b. Mar 1894 in NYS); son, Lewis Hirschey, age 2 (b. Jun 1897 NYS); and son, Aurthur J. Hirschey, age 1 (b. Feb 1899 in NYS). 

 

4   Christian Hirschey, Jr.

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 10 June 1842 in New York.  Died 9 June 1918 in Lewis County, New York; interred there.

 

2. Wife: Wilhelmina Bachman

 

Born 22 May 1843.  Died 20 November 1905 at Beaver Falls, Croghan Township, Lewis County, New York.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Samuel L. Hirschey: Born July 1874 in New York.

 

1900 US Census: S. L. Hirschey, age 26 (b. Jul 1874 in NYS; parents b. Germany) and employed as foreman of a milk station, was heading a household in the Village of Castorland, Denmark Township, Lewis County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Carrie Hirschey, age 29 (b. Feb 1869 in NYS; parents b. VT), who had had 2 children; and cousin, Alfred Hirschey, age 22 (b. Mar 1878 in NYS; parents b. Germany), single, and employed in a milk station.

 

b. Sarah B. Hirschey: Married (?) Smith.

 

c. Minnie Mary Hirschey: Married Ben Farney, son of Michael and Anna (Yoder) Farney.

 

d. Urban Carl Hirschey: See generation 3, below.

 

3   Urban Carl Hirschey

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 17 April 1881 at Beaver Falls, Croghan Township, Lewis County, New York.  Died 14 December 1944.

 

1900 US Census: No record found.

 

1905 NYS Census: No record found.

 

1910 US Census: Urban C. Hirschey, age not recorded [would be abt age 18] (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. Germany) and employed as a "builder" in the construction business, resided as a "boarder" in the household headed by Alfred B. Hanemitt, age 61 (b. NJ; parents b. NJ) at 80 Halsey Street in Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York.  The household also included Urban's wife, Augusta G. Hirschey, no age recorded (b. NYS; father b. Germany; mother b. German speaking Switzerland), who had had no children.  First marriage for both.

 

1915 NYS Census: Urbon Hirschey, age 34, was heading a household in Denmark Township, Lewis County, New York.  His son, Charles S. Hirschey was age 3.

 

1920 US Census: Ervin C. Hirchey, age 38 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. US) and with no employment recorded, was heading a household in Denmark Township, Lewis County, New York (east of Deer River).  The household also included his wife, Agusta Hirchey, age 39 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. Switzerland); son, Charles F. Hirchey, age 7 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); daughter, Louis (sp) F. Hirchey, age 4 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); and domestic servant, Viola Bellis, age 19 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS).  His next door neighbor was Joseph Hirschey, age 71 (b. NYS; parents b. France).

 

1925 NYS Census: Alban E. Hirschey, age 44, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household included his wife, A. Gladys Hirschey, age 42; son, Charles A. Hirschey, age 13; and daughter, Louis M. Hirschey, age 10.

 

1930 US Census: Urban C. Hirschey, age 49 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. Germany) and employed as President of a folding box factory, was heading a household at 830 State Street, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson county, New York.  His real estate was valued at $20,000.  The household also included his wife of 29 years, age Gladys Hirschey, age 49 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. Switzerland); son, Charles Hirschey, age 18 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); and daughter, Lois Hirschey, age 15 (b. NYS).

 

2. Wife: Augusta Gladys Stockinger

 

Born 10 August 1880 in New York.  Died 12 August 1956.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Charles Stanley Hirschey: See generation 2, below.

 

b. Lois/Louis (sp) M./F. Hirschey: (female) Born about 1916 in New York.

 

2   Charles Stanley Hirschey

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 20 April 1912 in New York.  Died .  Resided at 830 State Street, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Also resided at 1103 Harrison Street, Watertown, Jefferson County.  Also resided at 146 Ten Eyck Street, Watertown, Jefferson County.

 

1940 US Census: Charles S. Hirschey, age 27 (b. NYS) and employed as Vice President of a paper box manufacturer, was heading a household at 30 North Main Street, West Carthage, Champion Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He had completed 4 years of college, and had resided in the same township on 1 April 1935.  The household also included his wife, Alice J. Hirschey, age 27 (b. NYS), who had completed 1 year of college; daughter, Judith Ann Hirschey, age 6 (b. NYS); son, Lee Traffarn Hirschey, age 4 (b. NYS); son, Urban Charles Hirschey, age 1 (b. NYS); and maid, Nora E. McIntyre, age 47 (b. NYS) and single.

 

2. Wife #1: Alice J. (?)

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1913 in New York.  Died .

 

b. Children:

 

(1. Judith "Judy" Ann Hirschey: Born about 1934 in New York/New Hampshire.  Married Joseph Brooks.

 

(2. Lee Traffarn Hirschey: See generation 1, below.

 

(3. Urban Charles Hirschey: Born about 1939 in New York.  Married Sally H. (?).

 

3. Wife #2: Dorothy (Raymond) Hollingsworth

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born 31 July 1923 at Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York; daughter of Ralph E. and Kathleen (Swift) Raymond.  Died about 24 August 1991, age 68.  Married (1st) Robert B. Hollingsworth and had children.  Robert and Dorothy (Raymond) Hollingsworth were subsequently divorced.  Dorothy married (2nd) Charles Stanley Hirschey.

 

b. Child:

 

(1. Lisbeth "Liz" M. Hirschey.

 

1   Lee Traffarn Hirschey:

 

Born about 1936 in New York.  Married (1st) (perhaps) Mary Jane Ruderman, daughter of Charles I. and Janet Louise (Dixon) Ruderman.  Married (2nd), as her 2nd husband, Deborah Jane (Bryant) DeVito, descendant # 1.1 of generation 11 of the Descendants of Courtney Smith Bryant.

 

See Deborah's Page for More Info

 

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Other, still unidentified, Hirschey names:

 

1. Anna S. Hirschey: Born about 1852 in New York (parents b. Germany).

 

1920 US Census: Anna S. Hirschey, age 68 (b. NYS; parents b. Germany) and widowed, was heading a  household in Denmark Township, Lewis County, New York (east of Deer River).  The household also included her daughter, Laura Hirschey, age 27 (b. NYS) and single.  Same census page as the Ervin C. Hirschey (age 38) household and the Joseph Hirschey (b. 71) household.

 

2. Vana (sp) L. Herschey: (female) Born about 1882 in New York.

 

1920 US Census: Vana (sp) L. Herschey, age 38 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), widowed and apparently not employed, was heading a household in Denmark Township, Lewis County, New York (east of Deer River).  The household also included her daughter, Naomi Herschey, age 13 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); son, Malcolm Herschey, age 10 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); and son, Vincent Herschey, age 7 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS).  Same census page as the Ervin C. Hirschey (age 38) household and the Joseph Hirschey (b. 71) household.

 

3. Jacob Hirchey: Born about 1870 in New York.

 

1920 US Census: Jacob Hirchey, age 50 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. Switzerland), was heading a household in Denmark Township, Lewis County, New York (east of Deer River).  The household also included his wife, Caroline A. Hirchey, age 49 (b. CT; father b. ME; mother b. NYS); and son, Donald L. Hirchey, age 5 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS).  Same census page as the Ervin C. Hirschey (age 38) household and the Joseph Hirschey (b. 71) household.

 

4. Joseph Hirschey: Born about 1849 in New York.

 

1920 US Census: Joseph Hirschey, age 71 (b. NYS; parents b. France) and apparently not employed, was heading a household in Denmark Township, Lewis County, New York (east of Deer River).  The household also included his wife, Ann Hirschey, age 69 (b. NYS; parents b. France); and son, Walter Hirschey, age 30 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and single, who was employed in a paper box factory.  His next door neighbor was Ervin C. Hirschey, age 38 (b. NYS).

 

 

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