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Joseph Lester "Lester" Gaffney
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Birth: 1912
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 6, 1920
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

Lester was killed while trying to cross the street before the trolley passed by. His sister Lillian and friends witnessed the accident. The trolley ran him over his torso and then backed up again over him as frantic trolley driver thought maybe he hadn't gone under the wheels yet. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Lester Gaffney (1882 - 1948)
  Ida Bertha Luhrs Gaffney (1891 - 1974)
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Lester Gaffney (1912 - 1920)
  Lillian Gaffney Wheat (1913 - 1986)*
  Gertrude Ida-Bertha Gaffney Russell (1916 - 1997)*
  James Henry Gaffney (1918 - 1959)*
  John Lester Gaffney (1921 - 1986)*
  Gerald Gaffney (1922 - 1995)*
  Mary Elizabeth Gaffney Harte (1926 - 2010)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lutheran All Faiths Cemetery
Middle Village
Queens County
New York, USA
Plot: 1700
 
Created by: kristin gaffney-roca
Record added: Jul 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73583139
Joseph Lester Lester Gaffney
Added by: kristin gaffney-roca
 
Joseph Lester Lester Gaffney
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- kristin gaffney-roca
 Added: Nov. 22, 2013
rest peacefully
- kristin gaffney-roca
 Added: Jul. 28, 2012
 
 
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