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Peter Joseph Gay
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Birth: Apr. 7, 1872
Superior
Douglas County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Oct. 27, 1957
Saint Croix Falls
Polk County
Wisconsin, USA

Peter was the fifth of eight children born to Joseph and Philomena Gay. The Gay family lived for a few years after his birth in the town of Superior in Wisconsin. In Superior quite a few of his siblings were born there. Next, the family moved to the small town of Moose Lake. In the 1885 Minnesota State Census, the Gay family is living next door to Peter's future wife Della.

Peter and Della (nee Abbott) married on the 20th of March 1897. (Source: MN Marriage Index record: Carlton County, MN. Certid# B-284 20-Mar-1897 Groom: GAY, Peter Bride: ABBOTT, Della A)

Peter and Della moved around Minnesota throughout their marriage and lived in many different cities. They even stayed for a short time in Washington. Together they had ten children, five boys: Melvin, Clifford, Ervin, Fred and Conrad, and five girls: Blanche, Bessie, Violet, Flora and Irene.

Peter is buried alongside his wife of 53 years, Della.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Gay (1827 - 1903)
  Philomena Rouillard Gay (1843 - 1881)
 
 Spouse:
  Della Ann Abbott Gay (1880 - 1950)
 
 Children:
  Blanche M Guy Olson (1897 - 1976)*
  Melvin Peter Gay (1900 - 1989)*
  Bessie Lee Gay Petschl (1902 - 1952)*
  Violet Delia Gay Conway (1906 - 1995)*
  Ervin Gay (1909 - 1962)*
  Flora Laura Gay Lindgren (1912 - 1967)*
  Irene Ella Gay DuFault (1916 - 1987)*
  Fred George Gay (1918 - 1971)*
  Conrad Richard Gay (1920 - 1972)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Gay (1862 - 1934)*
  Fred Gay (1868 - 1936)*
  Delia Gay Cabana (1870 - 1941)*
  Peter Joseph Gay (1872 - 1957)
  Theodore Edward Gay (1881 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Father
 
Burial:
Kahbakong Cemetery
Taylors Falls
Chisago County
Minnesota, USA
Plot:
Section: B, Block: 545, Lot: 3
 
Maintained by: AmandaO901
Originally Created by: Robert John Chudek
Record added: Nov 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44948962
Peter Joseph Gay
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Peter Joseph Gay
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- Marlene Zalar
 Added: Oct. 16, 2013

- AmandaO901
 Added: Aug. 29, 2012
 
 
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