Margaret A. Downey

Father*Thomas M. Downey b. 10 Apr 1862, d. 25 May 1935
Mother*Margaret E. Kennealy b. 23 May 1868, d. 1957
Birth*14 January 1892Bloomington, McLean, IL 
Milit-End*She served as a yeowoman in the U.S. Navy during WWI and studied wireless. 

Lawrence Downey

Father*Eugene Downey b. 1820, d. Aug 1892
Mother*Anna Duke b. Dec 1826, d. 13 Apr 1863
Birth*11 April 1863Marshall, Calhoun, MI 
Marriage*23 August 1886Minnie Davis; Slater, Saline, MO 
(Witness) Death29 September 1931Rose Downey; Borgess Hospital, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Employment*the C.H. Dutton Company for 52 years, retiring 18 months before death 
Death*2 November 1945at home, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Burial*5 November 1945Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Eastwood, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family

Minnie Davis b. 8 Sep 1866, d. 30 Jun 1953
Children 1.Anna Mary Downey b. 21 Aug 1887, d. 20 Apr 1970
 2.Rose Downey b. 20 Jul 1890, d. 29 Sep 1931
 3.Esther Downey b. Oct 1895, d. Mar 1966
 4.Kenneth J. Downey b. 18 May 1906, d. 23 Feb 1979

Andrew Joseph Downey

Father*Eugene Downey b. 1820, d. Aug 1892
Mother*Abigail White b. 17 Mar 1840, d. 13 Sep 1910
Birth*23 March 1867Silver Creek, Cass, MI 
Marriage*28 October 1903Josephine Margaret Brosnan; Silver Creek, Cass, MI; Father James S. Downey officiated with witnesses Dennis Walsh of Battle Creek and Maime Brosnan of Silver Creek 
Witness: James Samuel Downey Pastor at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church 1913-1935
(Witness) Death24 March 1906Josephine Margaret Brosnan; Silver Creek, Cass, MI 
(Witness) Death13 September 1910Abigail White; Silver Creek Twp., Cass, MI 
Marriage*2 November 1912Margaret O'Holleran; Cass County, MI; Father James S. Downey officiated (Andrew's brother) with witnesses Mrs. James E. Anderson (Marie Helen Frielink Anderson, a niece of Andrew's) of Kalamazoo and Ben J. Poufard of Monroe 
Witness: Marie Helen Frielink
Witness: James Samuel Downey Pastor at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church 1913-1935
(Witness) Death31 January 1924Margaret O'Holleran; Lee Sanitarium, Dowagiac, Cass, MI 
Death*11 March 1951Dowagiac, Cass, MI 
Burial*14 March 1951Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cass County, MI 

Family 1

Josephine Margaret Brosnan b. 28 Jul 1884, d. 24 Mar 1906
Child 1.Maurice F. Downey b. 4 Dec 1905, d. 14 Mar 1995

Family 2

Margaret O'Holleran b. c 1887, d. 31 Jan 1924
Children 1.Winifred Abbie Downey b. 14 Apr 1914, d. 30 Sep 1916
 2.Josephine Downey b. 20 Dec 1915, d. 6 Jan 1999
 3.Rosaleen "Ronnie" Downey b. 9 Jan 1918, d. 25 Sep 1996

William Henry Downey

Father*Eugene Downey b. 1820, d. Aug 1892
Mother*Abigail White b. 17 Mar 1840, d. 13 Sep 1910
Birth*3 May 1876Silver Creek, Cass, MI 
Marriage*29 September 1910Laura Mae Labene; Silver Creek, Cass, MI 
CauseDeathhad a cerebral hemorrhage 
Death*9 April 1928Dowagiac, Cass, MI 
Witness: Laura Mae Labene
Burial*11 April 1928Sacred Heart Cemetery, Dowagiac, Cass, MI 

Family

Laura Mae Labene b. 7 Jan 1893, d. 10 Jun 1972
Children 1.Eugene J. Downey b. 5 Jul 1912, d. 13 Apr 1998
 2.Abbie Rose Downey b. 28 Dec 1913, d. 9 Dec 1996
 3.Marie Downey b. 11 May 1915, d. 21 Jan 1977
 4.James Andrew Downey b. 22 Feb 1917, d. 10 Feb 1954
 5.William Joseph Downey b. 22 Feb 1919, d. 8 Nov 1976
 6.John Leo Downey b. 4 Nov 1925, d. 1 Jun 1993

James Samuel Downey Pastor at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church 1913-1935

Father*Eugene Downey b. 1820, d. Aug 1892
Mother*Abigail White b. 17 Mar 1840, d. 13 Sep 1910
Birth*23 January 1873Silver Creek Twp., Cass, MI 
Ordination*7 July 1901Mt. Saint Mary's Seminary, Cincinnati, OH; by Bishop John S. Foley of the Archdiocese of Detroit 
(Witness) Marriage28 October 1903Josephine Margaret Brosnan, Andrew Joseph Downey; Silver Creek, Cass, MI; Father James S. Downey officiated with witnesses Dennis Walsh of Battle Creek and Maime Brosnan of Silver Creek 
(Witness) Marriage2 November 1912Margaret O'Holleran, Andrew Joseph Downey; Cass County, MI; Father James S. Downey officiated (Andrew's brother) with witnesses Mrs. James E. Anderson (Marie Helen Frielink Anderson, a niece of Andrew's) of Kalamazoo and Ben J. Poufard of Monroe 
(Witness) Marriage27 June 1916Elizabeth Blamke, Andrew L. Meldrum; Anchorville, St. Clair, MI; Father James P. Downey officiated with witnesses Leo Tarton of Detroit and Agnes Bliamke of Anchorville 
(Witness) Marriage19 January 1918Mildred Dorothy Beaufait, Frank A. Romain; Sacred Heart Church, Anchorville, St. Clair, MI; Fr James S. Downey officiated with witnesses Henry Johnson and Elizabeth Johnson, both of Anchorville 
(Witness) Marriage21 May 1918William Francis Severance, Lillian Anna Frielink; Kalamazoo, MI; They were married by James S. Downey, a Catholic priest, Lillian's uncle and sister of her mother, Rose. Witnesses were Srgt. John F. Slupinski of Green Bay WI and Lucile Wilson of Kalamazoo. 
(Witness) Marriage31 October 1922Barney Everett Rettell, Emma Mamie Meldrum; Anchorville, St. Clair, MI; Father J.S. Downey officiated with witnesses Alvin and Gertrude Rose, both of Detroit 
Occupation*a Catholic Priest who was the pastor of the church (Immaculate Conception) in Anchorville MI from 1913-1935 
CauseDeathhad angina pictoris and diabetes 
Death*19 September 1935Ira Twp., St. Clair, MI 
Burial*23 September 1935Sacred Heart Cemetery, Anchorville, St. Clair, MI 

Abigail White

Birth*17 March 1840Ireland 
Marriage*28 January 1866Eugene Downey; Marshall, Calhoun, MI 
CauseDeathhad valvular heart diseasse 
Death*13 September 1910Silver Creek Twp., Cass, MI 
Witness: Andrew Joseph Downey
Burial*16 September 1910Sacred Heart Cemetery, Dowagiac, Cass, MI 

Family

Eugene Downey b. 1820, d. Aug 1892
Children 1.Andrew Joseph Downey+ b. 23 Mar 1867, d. 11 Mar 1951
 2.James Samuel Downey Pastor at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church 1913-1935 b. 23 Jan 1873, d. 19 Sep 1935
 3.William Henry Downey+ b. 3 May 1876, d. 9 Apr 1928

Margaret O'Holleran

Birth*circa 1887Ireland; died at age 37 
Marriage*2 November 1912Andrew Joseph Downey; Cass County, MI; Father James S. Downey officiated (Andrew's brother) with witnesses Mrs. James E. Anderson (Marie Helen Frielink Anderson, a niece of Andrew's) of Kalamazoo and Ben J. Poufard of Monroe 
Witness: Marie Helen Frielink
Witness: James Samuel Downey Pastor at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church 1913-1935
CauseDeathhad phlebitis and meningitis 
Death*31 January 1924Lee Sanitarium, Dowagiac, Cass, MI 
Witness: Andrew Joseph Downey
Burial*1 February 1924Sacred Heart Cemetery, Dowagiac, Cass, MI 

Family

Andrew Joseph Downey b. 23 Mar 1867, d. 11 Mar 1951
Children 1.Winifred Abbie Downey b. 14 Apr 1914, d. 30 Sep 1916
 2.Josephine Downey b. 20 Dec 1915, d. 6 Jan 1999
 3.Rosaleen "Ronnie" Downey b. 9 Jan 1918, d. 25 Sep 1996

Laura Mae Labene

Birth*7 January 1893Monroe County, MI 
Marriage*29 September 1910William Henry Downey; Silver Creek, Cass, MI 
(Witness) Death9 April 1928William Henry Downey; Dowagiac, Cass, MI 
Death*10 June 1972Dowagiac, Cass, MI; resided in Dowagiac 
Burial*Sacred Heart Cemetery, Dowagiac, Cass, MI 

Family

William Henry Downey b. 3 May 1876, d. 9 Apr 1928
Children 1.Eugene J. Downey b. 5 Jul 1912, d. 13 Apr 1998
 2.Abbie Rose Downey b. 28 Dec 1913, d. 9 Dec 1996
 3.Marie Downey b. 11 May 1915, d. 21 Jan 1977
 4.James Andrew Downey b. 22 Feb 1917, d. 10 Feb 1954
 5.William Joseph Downey b. 22 Feb 1919, d. 8 Nov 1976
 6.John Leo Downey b. 4 Nov 1925, d. 1 Jun 1993

Josephine Margaret Brosnan

Birth*28 July 1884Silver Creek, Cass, MI 
Marriage*28 October 1903Andrew Joseph Downey; Silver Creek, Cass, MI; Father James S. Downey officiated with witnesses Dennis Walsh of Battle Creek and Maime Brosnan of Silver Creek 
Witness: James Samuel Downey Pastor at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church 1913-1935
CauseDeathhad cancer of the stomach 
Death*24 March 1906Silver Creek, Cass, MI 
Witness: Andrew Joseph Downey
Burial*27 March 1906Sacred Heart Cemetery, Silver Creek, Cass, MI 

Family

Andrew Joseph Downey b. 23 Mar 1867, d. 11 Mar 1951
Child 1.Maurice F. Downey b. 4 Dec 1905, d. 14 Mar 1995

Minnie Davis

Birth*8 September 1866Gilliam, Saline, MO 
Marriage*23 August 1886Lawrence Downey; Slater, Saline, MO 
Death*30 June 1953Bronson Hospital, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; and had been a resident of Kalamazoo for 60 years 
Burial2 July 1953Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family

Lawrence Downey b. 11 Apr 1863, d. 2 Nov 1945
Children 1.Anna Mary Downey b. 21 Aug 1887, d. 20 Apr 1970
 2.Rose Downey b. 20 Jul 1890, d. 29 Sep 1931
 3.Esther Downey b. Oct 1895, d. Mar 1966
 4.Kenneth J. Downey b. 18 May 1906, d. 23 Feb 1979

Eiley Joy Green

Father*Jimmy T. Green
Mother*Sarah Bailee Schoel

Edith Elizabeth Carpenter

Father*William E. Carpenter b. 6 Jan 1863, d. 24 Jul 1938
Mother*Elizabeth Rubel b. 3 Jun 1864, d. 6 Aug 1944
Birth*27 April 1887Emerald, Williams, OH 
Marriage*26 January 1907John Montford Erlsten; Williams County, OH; Raymond C. Swisher, Minister of the Gospel, officiated 
CauseDeathhad tuberculosis of the lungs 
Death*7 October 1909Farmer, Defiance, OH 
Burial*9 October 1909Farmer Cemetery, Farmer, Defiance, OH 

Family

John Montford Erlsten b. 2 Aug 1884, d. 14 Dec 1955

Lillian Carpenter

Father*William E. Carpenter b. 6 Jan 1863, d. 24 Jul 1938
Mother*Elizabeth Rubel b. 3 Jun 1864, d. 6 Aug 1944
Birth*26 December 1889Center Twp., Williams, OH 
Marriage*16 March 1913Howard Denman; Stanton, Montcalm, MI; Rev. H.B. Johnson officiated with witnesses Edward and Verta Mosier, both of Evergreen MI 
(Witness) Death8 January 1935Alice Blanche Carpenter; headstone has 1934, death rec 1935, Sheridan, Mecosta, MI 
Burial*1965Sanarac Cemetery, Sanarac, Ionia, MI 
Death*1965Ionia County, MI 

Family

Howard Denman b. 10 Jun 1889, d. Apr 1967

Lenah C. Carpenter

Father*William E. Carpenter b. 6 Jan 1863, d. 24 Jul 1938
Mother*Elizabeth Rubel b. 3 Jun 1864, d. 6 Aug 1944
Birth*8 August 1892Center Twp., Williams, OH 
Marriage*15 October 1927Percy Hale Granger; Stanton, Montcalm, MI; W.E. Ragan, Minisiter of the Gosple, officiated with witnesses L.M. Ragan and Elsie Fidlar, both of Stanton 
Death*April 1965Montcalm County, MI; resided in Fenwick, Montcalm 
Burial*Evergreen Twp Cemetery, Sheridan, Montcalm, MI 

Family

Percy Hale Granger b. 6 Oct 1898, d. 26 Feb 1961

Emmet Frederick Pelletier Sr.

Birth*8 May 1885Ludington, Mason, MI 
Marriage*3 March 1908Agnes M. Lysaght; St. Simons, Ludington, Mason, MI; Pastor Lawrence Hayden officiated with witnesses Walter Pelletier and Mrs. Dorothy Juneau, both of Ludington 
Death*1950St. Joseph, Berrien, MI 

Family

Agnes M. Lysaght b. 22 Oct 1886, d. 21 Oct 1982
Child 1.Emmet Frederick Pelletier Jr. b. 6 Oct 1914, d. 3 Jun 2011

Agnes M. Lysaght

Birth*22 October 1886St. Joseph, Berrien, MI 
Marriage*3 March 1908Emmet Frederick Pelletier Sr.; St. Simons, Ludington, Mason, MI; Pastor Lawrence Hayden officiated with witnesses Walter Pelletier and Mrs. Dorothy Juneau, both of Ludington 
Death*21 October 1982MI; resided in St. Joseph, Berrien, MI 
Burial*Riverside Cemetery, St. Joseph, Berrien, MI 

Family

Emmet Frederick Pelletier Sr. b. 8 May 1885, d. 1950
Child 1.Emmet Frederick Pelletier Jr. b. 6 Oct 1914, d. 3 Jun 2011

Jan Gauw

Birth*1786Den Helder, North Holland, Netherlands; after May 
Marriage*20 May 1819Aafje Dros; Texel, North Holland, Netherlands 
Death*23 August 1868Harlingen, Friesland, Netherlands 

Family

Aafje Dros b. 1801, d. 28 May 1847
Child 1.Adriaan Jans Gauw+ b. 3 Apr 1834, d. 22 Jan 1916

Aafje Dros

Birth*1801Texel, North Holland, Netherlands 
Marriage*20 May 1819Jan Gauw; Texel, North Holland, Netherlands 
Death*28 May 1847Haskerland, Friesland, Netherlands 

Family

Jan Gauw b. 1786, d. 23 Aug 1868
Child 1.Adriaan Jans Gauw+ b. 3 Apr 1834, d. 22 Jan 1916

Wayne Jacob

Chaz Thomas Rich

Father*David Paul Rich
Mother*Dr. Lauren Cay Larson

Brett Kimmel

Beatrice I. Kuck

Birth*3 March 1916Almont, Lapeer, MI 
Marriage*9 December 1938Leo Martin Bruman; Lapeer, Lapeer, MI 
Death*27 March 1980Deerfield, Lapeer, MI; last benefit in Marlette, Sanilac, MI 

Family

Leo Martin Bruman b. 9 Jul 1911, d. 15 Jul 1971

Female Infant Slack

Father*Daniel Slack b. 14 Mar 1851, d. 2 Jul 1923
Mother*Mary Jane (Julien) Howard b. 31 Aug 1875, d. 7 Apr 1955
Birth*October 1895Ganges, Allegan, MI 
Death*9 December 1895 

George T. Thompson

Father*Thomas Thompson b. 6 May 1839, d. 14 May 1917
Mother*Nancy Slack b. 6 May 1850, d. 28 Aug 1920
Birth*6 March 1872Texas Twp., Kalamazoo, MI 
(Witness) Death28 August 1920Nancy Slack; Antwerp Twp., Van Buren, MI 
CauseDeathhad peritonitis, shock and new growth on gall duct 
Death*28 March 1938Pennock Hospital, Hastings, Barry, MI 
Burial*31 March 1938West Oshtemo Cemetery, Oshtemo, Kalamazoo, MI 

William Thompson

Father*Thomas Thompson b. 6 May 1839, d. 14 May 1917
Mother*Nancy Slack b. 6 May 1850, d. 28 Aug 1920
Birth*1874MI 

Ethel Leona Thompson

Father*Thomas Thompson b. 6 May 1839, d. 14 May 1917
Mother*Nancy Slack b. 6 May 1850, d. 28 Aug 1920
Birth*1 July 1886Almena Twp., Van Buren, MI 
Marriage*22 August 1904Clarence Rolla Quick; Lawton, Van Buren, MI; W.D. McCarthy, Minister of the Gospel, officiated with witnesses Mrs. F.A. McCarthy and Eula F. Finch, both of Lawton 
Death*21 March 1977Galesburg, Kalamazoo, MI; surname at death was Bowen 
Burial*23 March 1977Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family

Clarence Rolla Quick b. 20 Apr 1879, d. 1954

Clarence Rolla Quick

Birth*20 April 1879Paw Paw, Van Buren, MI 
Marriage*22 August 1904Ethel Leona Thompson; Lawton, Van Buren, MI; W.D. McCarthy, Minister of the Gospel, officiated with witnesses Mrs. F.A. McCarthy and Eula F. Finch, both of Lawton 
Marriage*29 September 1920Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Mary Catherine Hackel 
Occupation*a plumber - own business in Kalamazoo MI 
Burial*1954East Amboy Cemetery, Pioneer, Hillsdale, MI 
Death*1954Hillsdale County, MI 

Family

Ethel Leona Thompson b. 1 Jul 1886, d. 21 Mar 1977

Blanche E. Jennings

Birth*10 February 1902Utica, Macomb, MI 
Marriage*10 August 1922Roman Droste; Royal Oak, Oakland, MI; Rev. Michael J. Martin officiated with witnesses Edward E. Gray and Elenor M. Droste, both of Detroit 
Witness: Eleanor M. Droste
Witness: Edward E. Gray
Death*26 March 1985Detroit, Wayne, MI; resided in Detroit, Wayne, MI 

Family

Roman Droste b. 2 Apr 1896, d. Sep 1967

Maycol F. Murrugarra

Family

Katie M. Bedz