|Birth: ||Sep. 14, 1883|
|Death: ||Mar. 13, 1970|
In his WWI Draft Registration Card, John lived in Carbonado, Pierce Co., Washington. His nearest relative was Mrs. Elizabeth Gaffney. He worked as a logger for the Carbon Hill Coal Co. of Carbonado. The card was dated 9/12/1918.
Obit: Renton Record-Chronicle, Mar. 25, 1970, p-10
"John H. Gaffney, Here Since 1886, Is Buried
John H. (Jack) Gaffney, who came to renton in 1886, died in valley general Hospital on March 13, following a heart attack. He was 86.
Private services were held in Seattle followed by burial at Calvary Cemetery on March 17.
Born in Glenmore, Wis., on Sept. 14, 1883, he came to Maple Valley as a child, who homesteaded on Lake Walsh. The property later became the Cedar River watershed for the City of Seattle and the family moved to Renton. Their home was on the acreage now occupied by the Assembly of God Church.
Mr. Gaffney was married in 1906 to Elizabeth Pugh, daughter of Renton and Black Diamond pioneers. She died in 1948.
For the last five years, Mr. Gaffney had lived in Lakeridge with his daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. H. Bernie Roberts. Other survivors are a son, John R. Gaffney of Seattle, three granddaughters and 10 great-grandchildren."
Created by: Mark Vernon
Record added: Oct 12, 2011
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