SIMONET ANNEX

 

Jane E. (Simonet)(Cool) Robson Pedigree

(Start at generation 1, below.)

 

Special thanks to Mary Gasper for her help in compiling much of the information in this annex. 

 

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Last Change: 23 February 2016

 

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Origin of the surname "Simonet:"

 

 

Generation

 

   

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5   Marcel Simonet

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born 1801 in France.  Immigrated to the United States, arriving at New York City on 15 June 1831; naturalized 20 June 1842.  Employed as a farmer in Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1850 US Census: Marcel Simonnet, age 48 (b. France) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $2,000.  The household also included his wife, Adele Simonnet, age 38 (b. France); son, Joseph Simonnet, age 11 (b. NYS); son, Augustin Simonnet, age 9 (b. NYS); daughter, Marie Simonnet, age 6 (b. NYS); son, Julien Simonnet age 4 (b. NYS); and daughter, Rosalie Simonnet, age 8 months (b. NYS).

 

1855 NYS Census: Marsel Simonet, age 54 (b. France), was heading a household in Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Adaline Simonet, age 44 (b. France); son, Lewis Simonet, age 20; son, Joseph Simonet, age 17; son, Augustin Simonet, age 13; daughter, Mary Simonet, age 11; son, Eugene Simonet, age 7; and daughter, Rosella Simonet, age 6.  All children born in Jefferson County, New York.

 

1865 NYS Census: Marselle Simonette, age 63 (b. France) and employed as a laborer, was heading a household in Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also include his wife, Adaline Simonette, age 53 (b. France) and mother of 7; son, Ugene Simonette, age 18 (b. Jefferson Co., NY), single, and employed as a farmer; daughter, Rosella Simonette, age 16 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and single; and daughter, Eugenia Simonette, age 5 (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

 

1870 US Census: Marcel Simonet, age 69 (b. France; parents of foreign birth) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $10,000 and his personal property was valued at $1,055.  The household also included his wife, Adaline Simonet, age 57 (b. France, parents of foreign birth); son, Eugene Simonet, age 23 (b. NYS) and employed working on the farm; John Kepler, age 17 (b. NYS; parents of foreign birth), and daughter, Eugenia Simonet, age 15 (b. NYS) and "at home."

 

1875 NYS Census: Marsell Semenett, age 74 (b. France) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Adalade Somonett, age 62 (b. France).

 

2.  Wife: Adaline "Adelle"/"Adella" Kepler

 

Born about 1813 in France.  Married Marcel Simonet in New York State.

 

3.  Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Louis Simonet: See generation 4, below.

 

b. Joseph Simonet: Born 8 August 1838 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 23 March 1920; interred Saint Mary Cemetery, Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County.  Employed as a farmer (66 acres per Child's Business Directory).

 

1870 US Census: Jos Simonet, age 28 (b. NYS; parents of foreign birth) and employed as a lumberman, was heading a household in Croghan Township, Lewis County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $2,200, and his personal property was valued at $300.  The household also included his wife, Alice Simonet, age 24 (b. NYS); son, Jos Simonet, age 2 months (b. Mar 1870 in NYS); Eli Conway, age 26 (b. Canada) and employed as a lumber laborer; Allice Riley, age 18 (b. NYS) and employed keeping house; and Louis Herbert, age 23 (b. NYS) and employed as a lumber laborer.

 

1900 US Census: Joseph Simonett, age 61 (b. Apr 1829 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and not employed, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 33 years, Allice Simonett, age 52 (b. Mar 1848 in NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had 4 children, all still alive.

 

1905 NYS Census: Joseph Simonett, age 74, was heading a household on East LeRay Street in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Alice Simonett, age 59.

 

1910 US Census: Joseph Simonet, age 72 (b. NYS; parents b. France) and having his "own income," was heading a household at 424 Bridge Street in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 43 years, Alice G. Simonet, age 63 (b. NYS; parents b. Ireland), who had had 4 children, all still alive.  They both had been married once.

 

1915 NYS Census: Joseph Simonet, age 76, was heading a household in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Alice Simonet, age 68.

 

1920 US Census: Joseph Simonet, age 82 (b. NYS; parents b. France) and not employed, resided in the household headed by his son-in-law, Charles Favret (sp), age 50 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a teamster doing general work, in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Alice Simonet, age 75 (b. NYS; parents b. Ireland); daughter, Mae Favret, age 48 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); and granddaughter, Ruth Favret, age 19 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS).

 

Joseph Simonet married Alice G. (?) (d. 26 Mar 1926 at Evans Mills, LeRay Twp, Jefferson Co., NY; interred St. Mary Cemetery, Evans Mills) and had the following children:

 

(1. Jerome Joseph Simonet: (more info) Born 2 April 1870 at Belfort, Croghan Township, Lewis County, New York State.  Died 29 November 1943 at Watertown, New York; interred Black River Cemetery, Rutland Center.  In 1870 was referred to as "Jos" and reported born in March.  In 1900 was employed as a farmer in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  At some later point he was Manager of the old Eastern Estates Tea Company store in Watertown, Jefferson County.

 

1900 US Census: Jerome, age 30 (b. Apr 1870 in NYS, as were his parents) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 5 years, Esther, age 23 (b. Apr 1877 in NYS), had had 1 child, still alive; and daughter, Naoma, age 2 (b. Sep 1897 in NYS).

 

1905 NYS Census: Jerome Simonet, age 35, was heading a household on Watertown and LeRay Street in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Esther Simonet, age 28; and daughter, Naomi Simonet, age 7.

 

1910 US Census: Jerome Simonet, age 40 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as manager of a retail tea company, was heading a household at 414 Broadway Avenue in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 14 years, Ester Simonet, age 36 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who  had had 1 child, still alive; daughter, Naomi Simonet, age 12 (b. NYS); and boarder, Michael Downes, age 46 (b. NYS).

 

1915 NYS Census: Jerome J. Simonette, age 45, was heading a household in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Ester H. Simonette, age 38; and daughter, Naomi E. Simonette, age 17;

 

1920 US Census: Jerome Simonet, age 49 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as manager of a tea company, was heading a household at 414 Broadway Avenue in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Ester Simonet, age 42 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); and daughter, Naoma Simonet, age 22 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a stenographer for a hospital.

 

1925 NYS Census: Jerome Simonet, age 55, was heading a household in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Esther Simonet, age 48; and daughter, Naomi Simonet, age 28.

 

1930 US Census: Jerome J. Simonet, age 60 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as proprietor of a tea store, was heading a household at 414 Broadway Avenue in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  His home was valued at $5,000 and he was married at age 25.  The household also included his wife, Esther H. Simonet, age 52 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. English Canada), who was married at age 18; and daughter, Naomi E. Simonet, age 32 (b. NYS), single, and employed as an hygienist in a dentist's office.

 

1940 US Census: Jerome J. Simonet, age 69 (b. NYS) and employed as a retail tea and coffee salesman, was heading a household at 414 Day Street in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  He had completed 7th grade.  His home was valued at $4,000.  The household also included his wife, Esther H. Simonet, age 62 (b. NYS), who had completed 7th grade.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Jerome Simonet married Esther H. Waful (photos) (b. 23 April 1877 at LeRaysville, Jefferson Co., NY, d. Aug 1982 at Watertown; interred Black River Cem., Rutland Center) (Para. 3.h.(3. of gen. 5 of the Waful Annex) on 26 June 1895 and had the following daughter:

 

a. Naomi Esther Simonet: (more info) Born 25 September 1897 at Black River, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1986 at Mercy Hospital in Watertown, Jefferson County.  Married (1st) Dr. Stanley E. Williams (b. 1895, d. 28 Jul 1958; interred Black River Cem.) on 29 December 1931.  Married (2nd) Merlin Goodison on 6 August 1960.  No children. (more info available in the Waful Annex)

 

(2. Mae A. Simonet: Born about 1872 in New York.  Died ; interred Saint Mary Cemetery, Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Charles Favret (sp) (b. abt ) and had the following daughter:

 

(a. Ruth M. Favret: (more info) Born 1902 in New York. Married Leslie E. Bowman, son of E. R. and Edith (Countryman) Bowman of Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York, on 1 June 1925. 

 

(3. Charles Herman Simonet: (more info) Born 13 January 1878.  Employed as a bench worker for the New York Air Brake Corporation, Watertown, New York.

 

1910 US Census: Charles H. Simonet, age 31 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a laborer in a brake shop, was heading a household at 140 High Street in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 3 years, Margaret K. Simonet, age 29 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had 1 child, no longer alive; roomer, Ferd Haas, age 21 (b. NYS), single and employed as a salesman of tea and coffee; roomer, Frank Reynolds, age 31 (b. NYS), single and employed as a laborer in a brake shop; and roomer, George Reynolds, age 36 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a gardener for a private family.

 

1915 NYS Census: Charles Simonet, age 36, was heading a household in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Margaret Simonet, age 34; son, Cecil Simonet, age 3; and son, Donald Simonet, age 3.

 

1920 US Census: Charles H. Simoneth, age 41 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a jeweler in a shop, was heading a household at 220 Orchard Street in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mary C. Simoneth, age 39 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. Ireland); son, Cecil Simoneth, age 4 years and 8 months (b. NYS); son, Donald Simoneth, age 7 (b. NYS) [appears dates for Cecil and Donald are mixed up]; father-in-law, Clarence Smith, age 78 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. Canada); and mother-in-law, Mary Smith, age 74 (b. Ireland; parents b. Ireland), who immigrated to the US in 1867 and was naturalized in 1878.

 

1925 NYS Census: Charles H. Simonet, age 45, was heading a household in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Margaret C. Simonet, age 44; son, Cecil C. Simonet, age 13; and son, Donald J. Simonet, age 10.

 

1930 US Census: There was a Charles Simonet, age 52 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a jeweler in a jewelry store, heading a household at 538 Lamon Street in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  He was married at age 28.  The household also included his wife, Margaret Simonet, age 49 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. Ireland) and employed as a bookkeeper for a clothing store, who was married at age 26; son, Cecil Simonet, age 18 (b. NYS), single; and son, Donald Simonet, age 14 (b. NYS).

 

1940 US Census: There was a Charles Simonet, age 62 (b. NYS) and employed as a jeweler (own business), was heading a household at 564 State Street in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Margaret Simonet, age 60 (b. NYS), who had completed 8th grade; and son, Donald Simonet, age 24 (b. NYS), who had completed 3 years of high school.  They all resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Charles H. Simonet married Margaret K. Smith (b. 21 Nov 1880 in New York, d. Apr 1974, age 94, in Jefferson Co., NY) had the following children:

 

(a. Charles Cecil Simonet "Cecil C.": Born 7 April 1912 at Watertown, New York.  Died 17 March 1999, age 86/87, in Jefferson County, New York; interred Brookside Cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Possible addresses: 109 and 113 Central Street in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York; 201 Hunters Run #304, Dexter, Brownville Township, Jefferson County; and 23430 County Route 59, Dexter, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York. 

 

1940 US Census: Cecil C. Simonet, age 27 (b. NYS) and employed as a machinist in a machine manufacturing company, was heading a household at 504 Gotham Street in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  He had completed 4 years of high school.  The household also included his wife, June E. Simonet, age 24 (b. NYS), who had completed 4 years of high school.  The both resided in the same City on 1 April 1935.

 

Cecil Charles Simonet married (1st) Mary White (b. 8 Mar 1911 in NYS at Fort Plain, NY, d. 24 Jan 1991, age 79, in the City of Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY; interred Glenwood Cem. Watertown), daughter of Luke and Elizabeth (Fitzpatrick) White; subsequently divorced.  Cecil and Mary had the following children:

 

(1) Kayellen Simonet: Married (?) Phister.

 

(2) Susan Simonet: Married Raymond Wedgwood.

 

(3) Judith Simonet: Married John Lynd.

 

Mary (White) Simonet married (2nd) Earl Kirby.  Cecil Simonet married (2nd) June E. Hardy (b. abt 1916, d. 24 Mar 1963 at Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY; interred there in Brookside Cem.).

 

(b. Donald J. Simonet: Born about 1916 in New York.  Completed 3 years of high school.  Employed as a music teacher.  Enlisted 4 March 1941 for service during World War II.

 

(4. Claude E. Simonet: Born about 1882 in New York.

 

1910 US Census: Claude Simmonett, age 28 (b. NYS; parents b. unknown) and employed as an operator for the railroad, was heading a household at 308 Massey Street in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 8 years, Orma Simmonett, age 26 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had 2 children, both still alive and had been married once; daughter, Mildred Simmonett, age 3 (b. NYS); and son, Reginald Simmonett, age 10 months (b. NYS).

 

Claude E. Simonet married Orma (?) and had the following children:

 

(a. Mildred Simonet: Born about 1907 in New York.

 

(b. Reginald Simonet: Born about 1909 in New York.

 

c. Augustine Simonet: Born 28 February 1842 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 9 March 1920 in Croghan Township, Lewis County, New York; interred Saint Stephen's Cemetery.

 

1870 US Census: Aug Simonet, age 26 (b. NYS; parents of foreign birth) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Croghan Township, Lewis County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $1,000.

 

1875 NYS Census: Augustine Simonet, age 31 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a grocery keeper, was heading a household in Croghan Township, Lewis County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Sarah E. Simonet, age 20 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a housekeeper; son, Frank M. Simonet, age 2 (b. Lewis Co., NY); and daughter, Lara E. Simonet, age 10 months (b. Lewis Co., NY).

 

1880 US Census: Augustus Simonett, age 38 (b. NYS; parents b. France) and employed as a retail grocer, was heading a household in Croghan Township, Lewis County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Sarah Simonett, age 26 (b. NYS; parents b. Ireland) and employed keeping house; daughter, Laura S. Simonett, age 5 (b. NYS); daughter, Virginia D. Simonett, age 4 (b. NYS); daughter, Mary C. Simonett, age 2 (b. NYS); and servant, Mary Stoffle, age 22 (b. France; parents b. France). 

 

1892 NYS Census: Augustine Simonet, age 50 (b. US) and employed as a druggist, was heading a household in Croghan Township, Lewis County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Sarah E. Simonet, age 37 (b. US) and employed as a physician; daughter, Laura S. Simonet, age 18 (b. US); daughter, Virginia A. Simonet, age 16 (b. US); daughter, Mary C. Simonet, age 14 (b. US); and mother-in-law, Bridget Giblin, age 82 (b. Ireland).

 

1900 US Census: Augustine Simonet, age 58 (b. Feb 1842 in NYS; parents b. France) and employed as a druggist, was heading a household in Crogan Township, Lewis County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 30 years, Sarah E. Simonet, age 45 (b. Jul 1854 NYS; parents b. Ireland) and employed as a physician, who had had 4 children, 3 of whom were still alive; daughter, Minnie Simonet, age 21 (b. Aug 1878 in NYS), single, and employed as a milliner; mother-in-law, Bridget Giblin (b. Ireland; parents b. Ireland) and widowed; and boarder, Walter Sertwell, age 65 (b. NYS).

 

1905 NYS Census: Augustus Simonet, age 63 (b. US) and employed as a druggist, was heading a household in Croghan Township, Lewis County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Sarah E. Simonet, age 50 (b. US) and employed as a physician; daughter, Laura Simonet, age 30 (b. US) and employed as a teacher; and mother-in-law, Bridget Giblin, age 92 (b. Ireland), who had resided 53 years in the US.

 

1910 US Census: Augustus Simonet, age 68 (b. NYS; parents b. France) and employed as keeper of a drug store, was heading a household on Main Street in Croghan Township, Lewis County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 39 years, Sarah Simonet, age 55 (b. NYS; parents b. Ireland) and employed as a general physician, who had had 4 children, 3 of whom were still alive.

 

1920 US Census: Augustus Simonet, age 77 (b. NYS; parents b. France) and employed as a druggist in a drug store, was heading a household on Main Street in Croghan Township, Lewis County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Sarah E. Simonet, age 65 (b. NYS; parents b. Ireland) and employed as a doctor in an office.

 

Augustine Simonet married Dr. Sarah Elizabeth Giblin (b. 25 Jul 1854 in NYS, d. 8 Feb 1922 in Croghan Twp, Lewis Co., NY; interred with Augustine), daughter of Bridget Giblin (b. Ireland) and had the following children:

 

(1. Frank M. Simonet: Born about 1873 in New York.  Died before 1880.

 

(2. Lauretta "Laura" E./S Simonet: Born 23 June 1874.  Died 6 January 1951 in Croghan Township, Lewis County, New York; interred there in Saint Stephens Cemetery.

 

1910 US Census: J. J. Buckley, age 31 (b. NYS; father b. Ireland; mother b. NYS) and employed as a driller for an arms company, was heading a household at 19 Elm Street in the Village of Ilion, German Flatts Township, Herkimer County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 3 years, Laura E. Buckley, age 35 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had 1 child, still alive; and son, Agustine B. Buckley, age 1 (b. NYS).

 

1920 US Census: Jerry J. Buckley, age 41 (b. NYS; father b. Ireland; mother b. NYS) and employed as an inspector in an arms plant, was heading a household at 14 Rand Street in the Village of Ilion, German Flatts Township, Herkimer County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Laura Buckley, age 43 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); and son, Augustan Buckley, age 11 (b. NYS).

 

1925 NYS Census: Jerry Buckley, age 46, was heading a household in the Village of Ilion, German Flats Township, Herkimer County, New York.  The household also include his wife, Lorretta Buckley, age 44 (b. NYS); and son, Augustine B. Buckley, age 16.

 

1930 US Census: Jerry J. Buckley, age 51 (b. NYS; father b. Ireland; mother b. NYS) and employed as proprietor of a hotel, was heading a household on Main Street in the Village of Bridgewater, Bridgewater Township, Oneida County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $10,000, and he was married at ae 28.  The household also included his wife, Lorretta E. Buckley, age 52 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who was married at age 29; son, Augustine B. Buckley, age 21 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a hotel laborer; and servant, Carrol Holmes, age 18 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), single, and employed as a hotel cook.

 

1940 US Census: Jerry J. Buckley, age 62 (b. NYS) and employed as proprietor of a hotel, was heading a household on Main Street in Bridgewater Township, Oneida County, New York.  His home was valued at $10,000 and he had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Lauretta E. Buckley, age 62 (b. NYS), who had completed 4 years of high school and was employed as proprietor of a hotel; son Augustine Buckley, age 31 (b. NYS), who had completed 4 years of high school and was employed as assistant manager of a hotel; daughter-in-law, Emma J. Buckley, age 35 (b. NYS), who had completed 1 year of high school and was employed as housekeeper of a hotel; and employee, Carrol Holmes, age 26 (b. NYS) and employed as a hotel chef.

 

Lauretta Simonet married Jeremiah "Jerry" J. Buckley (b. abt 1879 in NYS) and had the following son:

 

(a. Augustine B. Buckley: Born 24 August 1908 at Ilion, New York.  Died 2 May 2000, age 91, at Miami, Florida.  Married Emma J. (?) (b. abt 1905 in NY) and had the following children:

 

(1) Brian J. Buckley.

 

(2) Joseph J. Buckley.

 

(3. Virginia Adella Simonet: Born June 1877 in New York.  Died 11 May 1940 in Croghan Township, Lewis County, New York; interred there in Saint Stephen's Cemetery.

 

1900 US Census: Ira D. Spencer, age 23 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a physician, was heading a household in Croghan Township, Lewis County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 6 years, Virginia Spencer, age 23 (b. Jun 1877 in NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had 1 child, still alive; and son, Gerald Spencer, age 4 (b. May 1896 in NYS).

 

1915 NYS Census: Ira D. Spencer, age 47 (b. NYS, was heading a household in Croghan Township, Lewis County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Virginia A. Spencer, age 38 (b. NYS); and son, Girald D. Spencer, age 19 (b. NYS).

 

1920 US Census: No record found.

 

1925 US Census: Virginia Spencer, age 48, was heading a household in Croghan Township, Lewis County, New York.

 

1930 US Census: Virginia Spencer, age 53 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), widowed, and not employed outside the home, was heading a household in the Village of Croghan, Croghan Township, Lewis County, New York.  Her real estate was valued at $10,000.  The household also included her daughter, Mary L. Spencer, age 10 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); servant, Rose Farney, age 38 (b. NYS) and single; and lodger, Emma LaFave, age 57 (b. NYS), single, and employed as an assistant bank cashier.  Of interest, next door was the household headed by Gerald W. Spencer, age 33 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a bond broker in a banking house, who was married at age 31.  The household also included his wife, Gertrude Spencer, age 22 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who was married at age 19; and son, Ira D. Spencer, age 1 year and 6 months (b. NYS).

 

1940 US Census: Virginia A. Spencer, age 63 (b. NYS) and employed as secretary for the welfare board, who had completed 4 years of high school, was heading a household at 1 Main Street in the Village of Croghan, Croghan Township, Lewis County, New York.  Her real estate was valued at $10,000 and she resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.  The household also included her daughter, Mary Spencer, age 20 (b. NYS) and single, who had completed 2 years of college; and lodger, Emma C. Lafave, age 67 (NYS) and employed as a maid in a private home, who had completed 1 year of high school.  Of interest, her next door neighbor was the household headed by Gerald D. Spencer, age 43 (b. NYS) and employed as a bond salesman in a brokerage firm, who had completed 2 years of college.  That household also included his wife, Gertrude E. Spencer, age 32 (b. NYS), who had completed 4 years of high school; son, Ira D. Spencer, age 11 (b. NYS); and son, James F. Spencer, age 5 (b. NYS).

 

Virginia A. Simonet married Dr. Ira D. Spencer (b. Oct 1867 in NYS) and had the following children:

 

(a. Gerald D. Spencer: Born May 1896 in New York.  Died 1965.  Married Gertrude E. (?) and had the following children:

 

(1) Ira D. Spencer: Born about 1929 in New York.

 

(2) James F. Spencer: Born about 1935 in New York.

 

(b. Mary L. Spencer: Born about 1920 in New York.

 

(4. Mary "Minnie" C. Simonet: Born August 1878 in New York.

 

d. Mary Simonet: Born about 1844 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

e. Eugene Simonet: Born about 1848 in Jefferson County, New York State.

 

1925 NYS Census: Jennie Simonet, age 53, was a helper in a household in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1930 US Census: Jennie Simonet, age 60 (b. NYS; father b. at sea; mother b. English Canada) and widowed, was employed as Supervisor of Sewing at the Jefferson County Farm School, Watertown, New York.  She was married at age 24.

 

1940 US Census: William Cameron, age 64 (b. NYS) and employed as a cheese maker, was heading a household in the Village of Adams, Adams Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He had completed 8th grade and had, with his wife, resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.  The household also included his wife, Martha Cameron, age 58 (b. NYS), who had completed 8th grade; and sister, Jennie Simonet, age 74 (b. NYS) and widowed, who had completed 8th grade and resided elsewhere in Jefferson County on 1 April 1935.

 

Eugene Simonet married Jennie Cameron and had the following daughter:

 

(1. Grace Simonet: (more info) Before marriage employed as a clerk and resided at Rossie, New York.  Married Ernest Eugene Fuller, son of Charles William and "Adde" (Smith) Fuller (b. England) of Spragueville, New York, on 1 August 1912 at Spragueville.  Ernest was employed as a farmer.

 

f. Rosella "Rosalie" Simonet: Born about 1849 in Jefferson County, New York. 

 

g. Eugenia Simonet: Born about 1855 in New York State.

 

4   Louis E. Simonet (photos)

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born 31 December 1835 in New York State.  Died 10 September 1902; interred Saint Mary Cemetery, Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Employed as a carpenter and farmer (77 acres per Child's Business Directory).

 

1860 US Census: Louis Seminett, age 25 (b. NYS) and employed as a farm hand, resided in the household headed by Eugene Kepler, age 33 (b. France) and employed as a farmer, in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included Eugene's wife, Marceline Kepler, age 28 (b. Canada); daughter, Eliza A. Kepler, age 7 (b. NYS); son, Louis Kepler, age 5 (b. NYS); daughter, Adelle Kepler, age 2 (b. NYS); and Fred H. Bowman, age 40 (b. Mechlenburgh) and employed as a commission merchant.

 

1865 NYS Census: Louis Simonett, age 29 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, M. Simonett, age 25 (b. Canada) and mother of 2; daughter, Florence A. Simonett, age 3 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and daughter, Nelly E. Simonett, age 1 year, 3 months (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

 

1875 NYS Census: Lewis Simonett, age 40 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Melinda Simonett, age 36 (b. Clinton Co., NY); daughter, Flora Simonett, age 13 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Nella Simonett, age 11 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); Adell Simonett, age 9 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Mary Simonett, age 7 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Marcel Simonett, age 5 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, William Simonett, age  2 years and 11 months (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Julia Simonett, age 9 months (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and farm laborer Charles Lortie, age 15 (b. Canada).

 

1880 US Census: Louis, age 45 (b. NYS, parents b. France) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Melinda, age 42 (b. NYS, as were her parents); daughter, Nellie, age 16; daughter, Adell, age 14; daughter, May, age 12; son, Marcel, age 10; son, Willie, age 8; daughter, Julia, age 6; son, Charlie, age 4; and daughter, Carrie, age 11 months (b. Jul 1879).  Children all b. NYS.

 

1900 US Census: Louis, age 64 (b. Dec 1835 in NYS, parents b. France) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 38 years, Melinda, age 62 (b. May 1838 in NYS, as were her parents), had had 10 children, 9 of whom were still alive; daughter, Flora, age 37 (b. Nov 1862) and single; son, Charles E., age 23 (b. Aug 1876) and single; and daughter, Blanch A., age 18 (b. Apr 1882) and single.  Children all b. NYS.

 

2.  Wife: Malinda/Melinda Blanc (photos)

 

Born May 1838 in Clinton County, New York (also seen: b. Canada).  Died ; interred Saint Mary Cemetery, Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

3.  Children:

 

a. Florence "Flora" A. Simonet: Born November 1862 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died ; interred Saint Mary Cemetery, Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Never married.

 

1910 US Census: Flora A. Simonet, age 47 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and single, was employed as servant in the household headed by clergyman James H. Roche, age 39 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and single.

 

1930 US Census: Flora Simonet, age 67 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), resided, as a companion, in the household headed by Mary Smith, age 63 (b. French speaking Canada) and widowed (married age 17), in the Village of Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Mary immigrated to the US in 1872 and was subsequently naturalized.

 

1940 US Census: Flora A. Simonet, age 77 (b. NYS), single, and not employed, was heading a household on LeRay Street in the Village of Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  She had completed 8th grade and had resided in the same township on 1 April 1935.

 

b. Nellie "Nella" E. Simonet: Born about 1864 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1888, age 24; interred Saint Mary Cemetery, Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

c. Adell “Della” J. Simonet: Born about 1866.  In 1890 was single and employed as a school teacher at/near Evans Mills (per Child's Business Direcctory).  At age 25 married Peter D. Helmer (more info) in 1890; no children.

 

1910 US Census: Peter D. Helmer, age 40 (b. NYS; parent b. NYS) and employed as a stock dealer for a commission, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 19 years, Della J. Helmer, age 44 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had no children; and Fred Brown, age 20 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), single, and employed as a farm laborer.  Peter and Della had both been married once.

 

1930 US Census: Della Simonet, age 64 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), resided in the household headed by her brother, William Simonet, age 57 on the Evans Mills to Calcium Street in the Village of Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Her real estate was valued at $2,500.

 

d. May/Mary M. Simonet: (more info) Born 19 January 1867 in New York.  Died 17 July 1952; interred Saint Mary Cemetery, Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, NEW York.  In 1890 was single and employed as a school teacher at/near Evans Mills (per Child's Business Directory).  Married, as his 2nd wife, widower Samuel M. Roberts (b. England), son of Elisha and Jane M. (Hancock) Roberts, of Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana, on 31 October 1911 (recorded 18 Nov 1911 in Jefferson Co.) in Jefferson County, New York and subsequently resided in Watertown, Jefferson County, New York; no children.

 

1900 US Census: May Simonet, age 32 (b. Jan 1868 in NYS), single, and employed as a bookkeeper, was heading a household at 15 Clay Street in the City of Watertown, Watertown Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included her sister, Carrie Simonet, age 21 (b. Oct 1878 in NYS), single, and employed as a "salesman."  Of interest, their brother, William Simonet, age (b. Aug 1872 in NYS) and employed as a salesman, was heading a household under the same roof (see below).

 

1910 US Census: May Simonet, age 42 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a bookkeeper for a retail book store, was heading a household at 124 Woodruff Street in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included her sister, Carrie Simonet, age 30 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as sales manager for a dry goods store; and brother, Charles E. Simonet, age 32 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a lumber dealer.

 

1940 US Census: May M. Roberts, age 72 (b. NYS) and widowed, was heading a household at 716 Cadwell Street in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  She had completed 4 years of high school and had resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.  The household also included her sister, Carrie E. Simonet, age 59 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a canvasser for a corset manufacturing company, who had completed 4 years of high school.

 

e. Marcel Simonet: See generation 3, below.

 

f. William A. Simonet: Born August 1872.  Died 5 September 1958, age 86, at Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York; interred Sanford Corners Cemetery, Calcium, Jefferson County.

 

1900 US Census: William Simonet, age 27 (b. Aug 1872 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a salesman, was heading a household at 15 Clay Street in the City of Watertown, Watertown Township, Jefferson county, New York.  The household also included his wife of 3 years, Flora Simonet, age 25 (b. Jun 1874 in NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had 1 child, still alive; and son, Gerald Simonet, age 11 months (b. Jun 1899 in NYS).  Of interest, they shared the same roof with the household headed by William's sister, May Simonet, age 32 (b. Jan 1868 in NYS) and single, and their sister, Carrie Simonet, age 21 (b. Oct 1878 in NYS) and single.

 

1910 US Census: William Simonetto, age 37 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a salesman in a department store, was heading a household at 416 Broadway Avenue in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 12 years, Flora Simonetto, age 35 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); son, Gerald Simonetto, age 10 (b. NYS); son, Floyd Simonetto, age 5 (b. NYS); and boarder, Ernest Very, age 32 (b. NYS).

 

1915 NYS Census: William A. Simonette, age 42, was heading a household in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Flora A. Simonette, age 40; daughter, Laura M. Simonette, age 4; son, Gerald H. Simonette, age 15; son, Floyd B. Simonette, age 4;

 

1920 US Census: William Simonet, age 47 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a salesman of retail dry goods, was heading a household at 416 Broadway Avenue in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Flora Simonet, age 45 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); son, Gerald Simonet, age 20 (b. NYS), single, and employed as an electrician in a store; son, Floyd Simonet, age 15 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a salesman of retail dry goods; and daughter, Laura Simonet, age 8 years and 11 months (b. NYS).

 

1930 US Census: William Simonet, age 57 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a dairy farm laborer, was heading a household on the Evans Mills to Calcium Street in the Village of Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He was married at age 24 and his real estate was valued at $15.  The household also included his wife, Flora Simonet, age 56 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who was married at age 23; and sister, Della Helmer, age 64 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who was married at age 25 and who owned real estate valued at $2,500.  Of interest, his next door neighbor was his brother, Marcel Simonet, age 59, and his family.

 

William A. Simonet married Flora Herrick (d. , interred Sanford Corners Cemetery, Calcium, Jefferson Co., NY) and had the following children:

 

(1. Gerald Herrick Simonet: (more info) Born 29 June 1899 in New York.

 

(2. Floyd Simonet: Born about 1905 in New York.

 

(3. Laura M. Simonet: (more info) Born 1911 in New York.

 

1930 US Census: Laura Simonet, age 19 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a clerk for an insurance company, resided in the household headed by her aunt, Carrie Simonet, age 42 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), single, and employed as a clerk in a department store, was heading a household at 505 Washington Street in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

g. Julia Simonet: (more info) Born about 1874.  Married Albert Haap, paragraph 3.b.(1. of generation 6 of the Haap Annex, on 20 October 1897 and resided at Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Julia and Albert had the following daughter:

 

(1. Helen Haap: Died February 1949.  Married Henry Frankenbach and resided at Southampton, Long Island, New York.  They had the following son:

 

(a. Albert H. Frankenbach: In 1950 resided at Southampton, Long Island, New York.

 

h. Charles Emile Simonet: (more info) Born 6 August 1876 in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 23 February 1938, age 61, at home in Evans Mills from complications of a stroke; interred Evans Mills Cemetery (also seen: interred Oakwood Cem., Theresa, Jefferson Co., NY).  Initially employed at the A. Bushnell store in Watertown, then operated a cigar store there for several years.  About 1920 moved to Spragueville, where he operated a general store.

 

1905 NYS Census: Charles T. Simonette, age 28 (b. US), was heading a household at 15 Clay Street in the City of Watertown.  The household also included his sister, Mary M. Simonette, age 31 (b. US); sister, Carrie E. Simonette, age 25 (b. US); and sister, Blanch A. Simonette, age 23 (b. US).

 

1920 US Census: Charles Simonet, age 43 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Bissie Simonet, age 36 (b. NYS); son, Frederick Simonet, age 5 (b. NYS); and daughter, Carolyn Simonet, age 5 (b. NYS).

 

1925 NYS Census: Charles E. Simonet, age 48 (b. US), was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Bessie S. Simonet, age 41 (b. US); son, Charles F. Simonet, age 11 (b. US); and daughter, Carolyn S. Simonet, age 11 (b. US).

 

1930 US Census: Charles Simonet, age 53 (b. NYS) and employed as an insurance salesman, was heading a household on Evans Mills to Calcium Street in the Village of Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He was married at age 30.  The household also included his wife, Bessie Simonet, age 46 (b. NYS), who was married at age 27; son, Frederick Simonet, age 15 (b. NYS); and daughter, Carolyn Simonet, age 15 (b. NYS).

 

1940 US Census: Bessie S. Simonet, age 56 (b. NYS) and widowed, who had completed 4 years of high school, was heading a household on Main Street in the Village of Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  She had resided in the same house on 1 April 1935. The household also included boarder Edward Carpenter, age 13 (b. NYS); and boarder, Frederick Carpenter, age 9 (b. NYS).

 

Charles E. Simonet married (1st) Jessie M. Wheelock (b. 1872, d. 1906), who died shortly thereafter.  In 1910 married (2nd) Bessie M. Sheley (b. Theresa Twp, Jefferson Co., NY), daughter of William and Carrie M. (Lawton) Sheley, on 16 August 1911 (recorded 7 Dec 1911) in Antwerp Township, Jefferson County.  Charles and Bessie had the following children:

 

(1. Frederick Simonet: Twin.  Born about 1915 in New York. Graduated from Syracuse University.

 

(2. Caroline/Carolyn Sheley Simonet: Twin.  Born about 1915 in New York.  Taught languages in the Chaumont, Jefferson County, New York schools.

 

1940 US Census: Frank Clemons, age 28 (b. NYS) and employed as a truck driver for an oil company, was heading a household on Church Street in the Village of Chaumont, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  In 1935 he had resided at Depaulville, Jefferson County, New York.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Carrie Clemons, age 26 (b. NYS), who had completed 3 years of college and was employed as a public school teacher; and lodger, Carolyn Simonet, age 25 (b. NYS), who had completed 4 years of college and was employed as a public school teacher.  On 1 April 1935 Carolyn resided at Albany, New York.

 

i. Caroline/Carolyn "Carrie" E. Simonet: Born July 1879.  Died 21 June 1957 in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Never married.

 

1920 US Census: Carrie E. Simonett, age 40 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), single, and employed as a saleslady in a department store, was heading a household at 116 Woodruff Street in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included roomer, Susan Bates, age 31 (b. English speaking Canada; parents b. English speaking Canada), single, and employed as a manicurist in a beauty shop, who immigrated to the US in 1918.

 

1925 NYS Census: Carolyn E. Simonet, age 43, was heading a household in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1930 US Census: Carrie Simonet, age 42 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), single, and employed as a clerk in a department store, was heading a household at 505 Washington Street in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included her niece, Laura Simonet, age 19 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who was employed as a clerk for an insurance company.

 

j. Blanche/Blanch A. Simonet: (more info) Born April 1882.

 

1900 US Census: Olin S. Pickard, age 16, resided with his parents on their farm in Pamelia Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1905 NYS Census: Oren S. Pickard, age 22 (b. USA), resided in the household headed by his father, Lyman Pickard, age 57 (b. USA) on South Main Street in the Village of Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his mother, Abbie A. Pickard, age 54 (b. USA).

 

1910 US Census: Oren S. Pickard, age 27 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a retail dry goods merchant, was heading a household on North Main Street in the Village of Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of less than 1 year, Blanch Pickard, age 28 (b. NYS), who had had no children; father, Lyman Pickard, age 66 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), and widowed, who had his own income; brother-in-law, Chas O. Simonett, age 34 (b. NYS), widowed, and employed as a lumber dealer; and boarder, Margaret J. Murphy, age 18 (b. OH; parents b. NYS), who was not employed.

 

1920 US Census: Oren S. Pickard, age 36 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a grocery and dry goods merchant, was heading a household on Main Street in the Village of Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Blanche Pickard, age 37 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS).

 

1925 NYS Census: Oren S. Pickard, age 42 (b. USA), resided in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1930 US Census: Oren S. Pickard, age 47 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as District Manager of a cheese factory, was heading a household in the Village of Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  His home was valued at $5,000.  The household also included his wife of 27 years, Blanche Pickard, age 47 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); and boarder, Ruth Wiley, age 11 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS).

 

1940 US Census: Oren S. Pickard, age 56 (b. NYS) and employed as Treasurer of Jefferson County, was heading a household in the Village of Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  His dwelling was valued at $2,000, and he had completed 4 years of high school.  The household also included his wife, Blanche Pickard, age 58 (b. NYS), who had completed 4 years of high school; and boarder, Ruth Wiley, age 21 (b. NYS) and employed as stenographer for the county welfare office, who had completed 1 year of college.  They all resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Blanche Simonet married Oren S. Pickard (b. 3 Oct 1883 in NYS, d. 14 Nov 1960, age 77, at Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY), son of Lyman and Abbie A. (Hill) Pickard of Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York, who, at one point, was employed as Treasurer of Jefferson County, New York, on 11 January 1910 (recorded 16 Feb 1910) in Jefferson County, New York.  Apparently had no children, though it appears they raised Ruth Wiley from a young age.

 

3   Marcel L. Simonet

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born August 1870 in New York.  Died .  Resided at Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1900 US Census: Marcel L. Simmonette, age 30 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a dry goods salesman, was heading a household at 2 High Street in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Ellen I. Simmonette, age 28 (b. Apr 1872 in NYS), who had had 1 child, still alive; and son, Kenneth Z. Simmonette, age 2 months (b. Mar 1900 in NYS).

 

1905 NYS Census: M. S. Simonett, age 35, was heading a household on Simonett Road in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Ellen Simonett, age 32; son, Kenneth J. Simonett, age 5; and son, Lewis E. Simonett, age 1.

 

1910 US Census: Marselles Simonett, age 39 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Slocumville Road in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 11 years, Ellen I. Simonett, age 38 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had 2 children, both still alive; son, Kenneth C. Simonett, age 10 (b. NYS); and son, Lewis E. Simonett, age 6 (b. NYS).

 

1915 NYS Census: Marrella L. Simonet, age 44 (b. US), was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Helen J. Simonet, age 42 (b. US); son, Kenneth Y. Simonet, age 15 (b. US); and Lewis E. Simonet, age 11 (b. US).

 

1920 US Census: Marcel Simonet, age 48 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Ellen Simonet, age 48 (b. NYS); son, Kenneth Simonet, age 19 (b. NYS) and employed as a telegraph operator for a railroad company; and son, Louis Simonet, age 16 (b. NYS).

 

1925 NYS Census: Marcel L. Simonet, age 54 (b. US) was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Ellen I. Simonet, age 53 (b. US); son, Lewis E. Simonet, age 21 (b. US); mother-in-law, Alice Simonet, age 79 (b. US)

 

1930 US Census: Marcel Simonet, age 59 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a dairy farmer, was heading a household in the Village of Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He was married at age 29.  The household also included his wife, Ellen Simonet, age 58 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who was married at age 27; son, Louis Simonet, age 26 (b. NYS) and employed as a cattle buyer, who was married at age 24; daughter-in-law, Korleen Simonet, age 25 (b. NYS), who was married at age 23; and granddaughter, Marilyn Simonet, age 2 (b. NYS).  His next door neighbor was William Simonet, age 57, and his wife, Flora Simonet, age 56.

 

1940 US Census: Marcel L. Simonet, age 69 (b. NYS) and employed as a mail carrier in a post office, was heading a household on Cemetery Street in the Village of Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He had completed 4 years of high school and had resided at the same place on 1 April 1935.  The household also included his wife, Ellen Simonet, age 67 (b. NYS), who had completed 4 years of high school.

 

2.  Wife: Ellen I. Zoller

 

Born April 1872.  Died 17 June 1959, age 87, in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

3.  Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Kenneth Zoller Simonet: See generation 2, below.

 

b. Louis E. Simonet: Born about 1903/04 in New York.  Enlisted 16 December 1924 for military service in Company E, 108th Infantry Regiment of the New York National Guard.

 

1940 US Census: Ralph Nichols, age 61 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Theresa Road in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He had completed 5th grade and resided in the same place on 1 April 1935.  The household also included his wife, Grace Nichols, age 55 (b. NYS), who had completed 2 years of high school; granddaughter, Marilyn L. Simonet, age 12 (b. NYS); grandson, Murray R. Simonet, age 5 (b. NYS); and two servants, a farm laborer and a domestic helper.

 

Louis Simonet married Korleen C. Nichols (b. 29 Aug 1904 at Great Bend, Champion Twp, NY, d. abt 9 Jul 1990, age 85, at Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence Co., NY), daughter of Ralph and Grace (Zapf) Nichols; subsequently divorced.  Louis and Korleen had the following children:

 

(1. Marilyn T./L. Simonet: Born about 1928 in New York.  Married Jay K. Todd.

 

(2. Murray R. Simonet: Born about 1935 in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 30 April 2013 at Port Charlotte, Florida.  Married, as her 2nd husband, Sarah J. (Briggs) Davey, who married 1st Paul W. Davey and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

Korleen (Nichols) Simonet married (2nd) John A. Newman and had the following children:

 

(3. Ruth Newman: Married Lloyd Hoke.

 

(4. Glenn Newman.

 

(5. Jack Newman.

 

(6. George Newman.

 

2   Kenneth Zoller Simonet (photos) (more info)

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born 15 March 1900 at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 2 August 1962 at Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina; interred 4 August in Bowman Gray Medical School Cemetery, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina.  Left his 1st family.  Owned a credit company.  Resided last at 206 Mayflower Drive, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina.

 

1920 US Census: Frederick D. Zoller, age 49 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as an inspector for the New York Air Brake Corporation, was heading a household at 610 Gotham Street in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Carrie Zoller, age 48 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. English Canada), who; son, Francis L. Zoller, age 21 (b. NYS), single, and employed doing clerical work in a wagon factory; son, Gerald L. Zoller, age 19 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a bookkeeper for a machine shop; son, Frederick Zoller, age 11 (b. NYS); and nephew, Kenneth Semonet, age 20 (b. NYS) and single.

 

1925 NYS Census: Kenneth Z. Simonet, age 26 (b. US), was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Doris L. Simonet, age 26 (b. US); and daughter, Jane E. Simonet, age 2 (b. US).

 

1930 US Census: Kenneth Z. Simonet, age 30 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as , was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He was married at age 22.  The household also included his wife, Doris L. Simonet, age 30 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who was married at age 22; daughter, Jane E. Simonet, age 7 (b. NYS); and daughter, Betty E. Simonet, age 4 years and 9 months (b. NYS).

 

2.  Wife #1: Doris L. Wood

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1899 in New York.  In 1943 resided at 141 ½ Academy Street, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Doris married (2nd) Frank C. Ripley and resided at 166 Academy Street, Watertown.

 

1940 US Census: Doris Simonet, age 44 (b. NYS), divorced, and employed as an operator for the telephone company, resided in the household headed by Cora A. Duffey, age 68 (b. NYS), who had completed 8th grade and resided in the same house on 1 April 1935, at 820 Boyd Street in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Doris had completed 4 years of high school and resided elsewhere in Jefferson County on 1 April 1935.

 

b. Children:

 

a. Jane E. Simonet: See generation 1, below.

 

b. Betty E. Simonet: Born 1925.

 

1940 US Census: Betty Simonet, age 14 (b. NYS) was boarding in the household headed by Marcia L. Christie, age 49 (b. NYS) and single, who had completed 4 years of high school, at 106 Main Street in the Village of Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included Betty's sister, Jane E. Simonet, age 17 (b. NYS).

 

Betty Simonet married Carl E. Nill and resided in Michigan.

 

3.  Wife # 2: Irene Bayhl

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1912 in New York City, New York; daughter of Ralph and Ethel (Zufa) Bayhl.  Married Kenneth Simonet on 19 May 1934 in Manhattan, New York City, New York.

 

b. Children:

 

a. Male.

 

b. Daughter.

 

c. Daughter.

 

4.  Wife # 3: Gertrude Boyles (perhaps)

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

1   Jane E. Simonet:

 

Born 26 September 1922.  Died 30 June 2002, age 79, at New Port Richey, Florida from complications of cancer.  Married (1st) Truman Arthur Cool, descendant # 4 of generation 12 of the Descendants of Louise Mehitable (Drake) Cool on 16 November 1943.

 

Married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, Alton "Al" E. Robson (photos) (b. 1 Dec 1920), son of Charles Robson of Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, New York, on a Saturday in February 1954 at the Asbury Methodist Church, Watertown, New York, with Reverend Don R. Boyd officiating.  Alton graduated in 1939 from Rensselaer Falls High School, Rensselaer Falls, Canton Township, St. Lawrence County, New York and served 4 years in the US Army during World War II.  His 1st marriage to (?) was annulled.  Before their (2nd) marriages, Alton, like Jane, worked in Watertown for the New York Telephone Company.  His address: Gifford Street Road in Watertown.  Subsequent addresses: Liverpool, Onondaga County, New York; New Port Richey, Florida; Pennellville, New York.

 

Possible relatives:

 

1. Joan M. Robson.

2. Richard James Robson: Son.

3. Robin Robson: Son.

 

 

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Other, still unidentified, Simonet names in Jefferson County, New York:

 

1. Seth Simonet: Born about 1802 in New Hampshire.

 

1860 US Census: Seth, age 58 (b. NH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Adaline Simonet, age 44 (b. VT); son, Frederick C. Simonet, age 26 (b. VT) and employed as a farmer; and Ophelia Simonet, age 20 (b. NYS).

 

2. Jennie Simonett: Born about 1872 in New York.

 

1940 US Census: Jennie Simonett, age 68 (b. NYS) and widowed, was a lodger in the household headed by Robert E. Mcclear, age 75 (b. WI) at 112 Woodruff Street in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Jennie had completed 2 years of high school and resided in Watertown on 1 April 1935.

 

3. Rita Simonet: Died ; interred Saint Mary Cemetery, Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

 

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