|Birth: ||Aug. 30, 1876, USA|
|Death: ||Feb., 1972|
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Mary Josephine "Josephine" was the daughter of Joseph Aaron Genung and his wife Mary Eliza Cornelius.
2 GENUNG siblings:
1. Estella Eliza (5/3/1861-12/21/1878., buried in Snyder Hill Cemetery, Dryden, NY.
2. Nellie May (11/7/1864-11/7/1955); m. on 9/26/1893 William Wallace Gillmer (12/28/1864-2/26/1930) son of Charles & Anna (Cornell) Gillmer. They are buried in Lake View Cemetery, Ithaca, NY.
1 GILLMER child:
Charles Wallace Gillmer (7/22/1903-2281972). A grave in South Hill Cemetery was found as follows: Charles W. Gillmer born July 22, 1903 died Feb. 28, 1972, Army Air Forces.
At the time of Nellie's death her obit. reads: Mrs. Nellie Gillmer, 91 of Snyder Hill Road, Ithaca, RD2 died Oct. 7, 1955 in the Leonard Nursing Home, Newfield, after a long illness. She is survived by a son: Wallace Gillmer of Ithaca, a grandson Donald Gillmer of Franklin Square, a sister Josephine Nichols of New York City and several cousins. Funeral services will be held at 4 pm Sunday in Bangs Funeral Home, 209 W. Green St., with Rev. William S. Hicks pastor of the First Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be Lake View Cemetery.
3. Mary Josephine Genung, dau. of Joseph Aaron & Mary Eliza (Cornelius) Genung, born Aug. 30, 1876 died 1972. She went by Josephine. She was a Editor with her husband of the Genung Genealogy 1906, of which much of this information listed here is taken from. She married Nov. 18, 1897 to Leon Nelson Nichols, born Nov. 10, 1868 died 1953 son of Horotio & Julia Estella (Rice) Nichols. They are both buried in Snyder Hill Cemetery, Dryden, NY. Their son was
1 GENUNG child: Edward Genung Nichols, born Aug. 22, 1899, died 1978, married Grace Vining, born 1899 died 1985, Edward and Grace are also buried in Snyder Hill Cemetery, they had 3 children.
Mary Josephine married Leon Nichols on 11/18/1897.
1 NICHOLS child.
"An American Odyssey: Collected Works of Genung Family History," Compiled By
Norman Bernard Genung in 1996, 1st Edition
Mary Josephine Genung, Ph.B.
"Mary Josephine Genung was born on 8/30/1876 at Snyder Hill, New York to Joseph Aaron Genung and Mary Eliza Cornelius. She graduated from Ithaca High School in 1892. She won a state scholarship to Cornell University where she earned a Ph.B. in 1897. She was a member of the Congregational Church. She edited the landmark genealogy, "A History of the Descendants of Jean Guenon of Flushing, Long Island" published in 1906. She was married on 18 Nov 1897 to Leon Nelson Nichols with whom she had one son."
Joseph Aaron Genung (1835 - 1916)
Mary Eliza Cornelius Genung (1839 - 1903)
Leon Nelson Nichols (1868 - 1953)
Edward Genung Nichols (1899 - 1978)*
Estella Eliza Genung (1861 - 1878)*
Mary Josephine Genung Nichols (1876 - 1972)
Snyder Hill Cemetery
New York, USA
Maintained by: Mary E. Warner
Originally Created by: snyder_nepa
Record added: Jan 13, 2010
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