Winifred Gelchion Parks

  • Birth 28 Dec 1891 Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 13 Dec 1984 Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, USA
  • Burial Unknown
  • Memorial ID 8361721

Winifred Gelchion (1891-1984) Furey (b. December 28, 1891, Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA - d. December 13, 1984, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, 33328, USA) Social Security Number 140548063.

Winifred was the daughter of Martin Matthew Gelchion I (1858-1899) aka Matthew Gelchion; and Jane E. Hogan (1864-1949) aka Joanna Hogan.

She was born on December 28, 1891.

Winifred was baptized on January 03, 1892 at Saint Paul's Roman Catholic Church at 14 Greenville Avenue in Jersey City and her godparents were: Joanne Yore; and Margaret Hogan, her maternal aunt. Her parents were listed as "Anna Hogan" and "Mattheus Gelchion".

Her siblings include: Matthew John Gelchion I (1886-1966) who married Mary E. Sullivan (1890-1967); Mary Catherine Gelchion (1888-1889); Elizabeth Gelchion (1890-1961) who married William Henry Haney (1888-1985); Katherine Gelchion (1893-c1950) who married John Morgan; and Jane B. Gelchion (1903-1976) who married Patrick Cryan (1894-1961) aka Packy Cryan.

First marriage:
Around 1918 she married John Furey (1895-1925). He was born in Ireland.

They had the following children: Joseph T. Furey (1919-2007); Winifred Furey (1921-?) who married Walter Tate; John F. Furey (1920-2007); and Mary Furey (1924-1936) who drowned as a youth in Lake Hopatcong.

Jersey City:
In 1900 Winifred was living with her widowed mother at 138 McAdoo Avenue in Jersey City. In 1910 she was living at 64 Rose Avenue in Jersey City with her mother, and she was working at a curtain factory. In 1930 she was living on Danforth Avenue in Jersey City and working in a wire factory.

Second marriage:
Her second husband was Francis Parks (1902-1988).

She died in 1984 in Florida and is presumed to be buried there.

Funeral notice:
Parks, Winifred, 88, of Cooper City, died Thursday. Services 7 p.m. today, Boyd's University Drive funeral Home. (Source: Miami Herald on Friday, December 14, 1984)

Winifred Gelchion (1891-1984) was the second cousin, twice removed of Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ).

Researched and written by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) for Findagrave starting on February 06, 2004.


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  • Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
  • Added: 6 Feb 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8361721
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Winifred Gelchion Parks (28 Dec 1891–13 Dec 1984), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8361721, ; Maintained by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) (contributor 46580804) Unknown.