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Family of Samuel BARCLAY and Gertrude Frances BELL

Married4079 1878 Jun 134079 at Brooklyn, NY4079.

In 1870, Samuel resided451 with his brother Alfred and Alfred's recent bride, Elizabeth. He was a clerk in a store. In 1880 (135 North St, Brookln, NY) and 1900 (335 Riverdale Ave, Yonkers, NY), he was a clerk in a millinary store.

At the time of her marriage to Samuel Barclay, Gertrude's surname was Purdy. Her middle name is given in the burial index4334 for Green-wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.

In 1916, Gertrude F Barclay, "wid Samuel," resided at 335 Riverdale Ave, Yonkers, where she and Samuel are enumerated in the 1900 census. Her obituary4578 states that she was born in Hammondsport, NY, and, when a girt, her parents removed to Cortlandt, NY. She lived in Cortlandt County until she entered Packer Collegiate Institute, Brooklyn, from which she was graduated with the class of 1870. She resided in Brooklyn until her marriage to Samuel Barclay. In 1883, the family moved to Yonkers, residing at 335 Riverdale avenue.

Gertrude was one of the founders of the Park Hill Reformed Church of Yonkers, and she was active in the church's affairs until her death. She was survived by daughter Florence and son Charles; by brothers Clark Bell (of New York City) and George Henry Bll (of Flatbush, Brooklyn); and by sisters Adelia Bell and Mrs Olive L Moller, both of Yonkers.

Child 1. Caroline

The 1800 census354, enumerated Jun 14, 1880, lists Carrie B, daughter of Samuel and Gertrude Barckley[sic] as age 6 months, born Nov. Carrie B Barclay was buried in Green-wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY, on Apr 10, 1888. Her burial is listed in the same section and lot with Samuel and Gertrude Barclay.

Child 2. Florence

Florence's middle initial is listed1735 in the Yonkers city directory, 1916. She resided with her widowed mother. Florence resided2266 at 335 Riverdale Ave in Yonkers through 1940. In 1940, her mother's sister, Olive (Bell) Moller, age 96, resided with her. Florence Barclay died at the age of 94.

Children of Samuel BARCLAY and Gertrude Frances BELL:

1. Caroline Bell (Carrie) BARCLAY354 b. 1879 Nov 152522 at Brooklyn, NY2522. d. 1888 Apr~4334 at prob Brooklyn, NY4334. bd. Green-wood Cem., Brooklyn, NY4334.
2. Florence A BARCLAY4335 b. 1882 Nov4335 at New York4335. d. 1976 Mar92 at (res) Dutchess Co., NY92.
3. Charles Gaston BARCLAY4335 b. 1890 Jan 184337 at Yonkers, NY4335. d. 1949 Jun 293346.
md. Mildred Lawrence MARSH


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1231. 1850 Fed Census NY, Orange Co., Crawford; www.ancestry.com
1232. 1860 Fed Census NY, Orange Co., Crawford; www.ancestry.com
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2266. 1940 Fed Census NY, Westchester Co., Yonkers; www.ancestry.com
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2656. 1855 State Census NY, Orange Co., Crawford; familysearch.org
3060. 1875 State Census NY, Kings Co., Brooklyn; familysearch.org
3346. U. S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; www.ancestry.com
4079. New York, New York City Marriages, 1829-1940; New York, New York, Marriage Index 1866-1937; familysearch.org, www.ancestry.com
4334. Barclay surname sort - Green-wood Cem., Brooklyn, NY; www.green-wood.com
4335. 1900 Fed Census NY, Westchester Co., Yonkers; familysearch.org
4336. 1910 Fed Census NY, Westchester Co., Yonkers; www.ancestry.com
4337. Passenger List SS Saturnia, from Bermuda 1/3/31 to NY, 1/5/31
4578. Obit - Barclay, Gertrude Bell, The Yonkers (NY) Statesman, Sat, Oct 21, 1916; fultonhistory.com