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Re: Dearborn family in Buffalo NY around 1905
Posted by: David C. Dearborn (ID *****7746) Date: December 09, 2002 at 21:43:02
In Reply to: Dearborn family in Buffalo NY around 1905 by Betty Edmonds of 455

Abby,

There was a JOHN GILBERT DEARBORN (usually called "Gilbert J.") who was born in Buffalo around 1904 and was still living there into the early 1980s. He was the second of the two children of LOTT T. and LENA F. (PITT) DEARBORN. Lott lived for most of his life in Erie County, Pennsylvania rather than in New York.

LOTT's first wife LENA died in Erie County, Penn. in 1917, and he married (2) at Meadville, Crawford County, Penn. 15 Jan 1919, HELEN IVA WHEELER, who died at Lockport, Niagara Co., NY in June 1983, according to the Social Security Death Index. Lott died in June 1964, according to the SSDI, in a place not specified. Lott and Helen had six children, who would have been John Gilbert Dearborn's younger half-siblings:
1) CARL J., b 17 Mar 1919; died in Lockport, NY within the last year or so
2) LILLIAN H., b Hanover, NY 7 May 1921; mar JAMES A. DATTILO
3) LEO LOTT, b Hanover, NY 28 Dec 1923; mar BERTHA A. DAVIS; lives Lockport, NY
4) MILTON
5) ELLA, b 8 Jan 1930; d Lockport, NY 15 Apr 1999; mar EDWIN R. BALL
6) JEAN S., b 16 Sept 1935; mar ROBERT E. BRANCH

JOHN GILBERT DEARBORN was married three times, I believe. He married (1) at Jamestown, Chautauqua Co., NY 30 Apr 1925, DOROTHY GREEN. He married (2) at Buffalo 2 Mar 1946, MARIETTA FOEGEN; divorced about 1957. They are listed as husband and wife in Buffalo city directories, 1946-57; in 1958 Marietta is called "Wid[ow of] Gilbert." John married (3), perhaps as early as 1954, AGNES YOUNG, and they apparently had four children including a son JAMES G. DEARBORN who died at Buffalo 17 Sept 1979, age 25.

Do these sound like the people you're looking for?

I hope that this helps.

David


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