Alfred Bradley DeKay
(1877-1940)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Zella May Bradley

Alfred Bradley DeKay 1 2 3 4

  • Born: Jun 1877, , , NY 1 3
  • Marriage (1): Zella May Bradley on 4 Sep 1900 in Ida Grove, Ida County, IA 1
  • Died: 19 Aug 1940, Helena, Lewis and Clark, MT at age 63 2 4
  • Buried: Helena: Forestvale Cemetery, Lewis and Clark, MT 2

   FamilySearch ID: 275W-W3D.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Ida Grove, Ida County, IA. 3 The 1880 census recorded Chas. DeKay, laborer, 59, living with wife Emily J., 41; John, laborer, 17; Wm., 14; Edward, 13; Martha J., 11; Perry M., 9; Isaac T., 6; and Alfred B., 2. Everyone and their parents were born in New York.

2. Census in 1900 in Ida Grove, Ida County, IA. 5 The 1900 census recorded Emily DeKay, widow, 62, born Nov 1838, living with her children: William, 35, Oct 1865; Martha, photographer, 32, Nov 1868; and Alfred, studying law, 23, Jun 1877.

3. Census in 1920 in Kenwood, Lewis and Clark, MT. 6 The 1920 census recorded Alfred B. DeKay, building contractor, 42, living with wife Zella B., 42; and son Norman B., lawyer U.S. survey, 18; and daughter Mabel E., 16. Alfred his parents, and Norman and Mabel were born in New York. Zella and her parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Residence: 420 E. Benton Ave., Helena, MT on 24 Sep 1929 in Helena, Lewis and Clark, MT. 7


Alfred married Zella May Bradley, daughter of George A. Bradley and Elizabeth K. Beecher, on 4 Sep 1900 in Ida Grove, Ida County, IA.1 (Zella May Bradley was born on 18 Dec 1875 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA,1 4 8 died on 24 Oct 1965 in Helena, Lewis and Clark, MT 4 8 9 and was buried on 26 Oct 1965 in Helena: Forestvale Cemetery, Lewis and Clark, MT 8.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KCH3-KC6 Elizabeth K. Beecher in entry for Alfred B. Dekay and Zella M. Bradley, 04 Sep 1900; citing Ida Grove, Ida, Iowa, United States; FHL microfilm 1035288.

2 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=88307481.

3 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MD2K-ZP2 Alfred B Dekay in household of Chas Dekay, Ida Grove, Ida, Iowa, United States; citing sheet 90B, NARA microfilm publication T9.

4 "The Independent-Record (Helena, MT)," 25 Oct 1965, page 3, obituary of Zella B. DeKay.

5 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M9KB-6FK Martha Dekay in household of Emily Dekay, Corwin Township Ida Grove town, Ida, Iowa, United States; citing sheet 11B, family 244.

6 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Kessler, Lewis and Clark, Montana; Roll: T625_972; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 92; Image: 155.

7 Ancestry.com, Border Crossings: From Canada to U.S., 1895-1956, National Archives and Records Administration; Washington, D.C; Manifests of Alien Arrivals at Sweet Grass, Montana, August 1917-June 1954. Lillian Bradley Fiero citing sister Mrs. A. B. DeKay. Online image 265.

8 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=67272188.

9 FamilySearch.org, Montana, Death Index, 1860-2007, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VHCN-5M5 Zella Dekay, 24 Oct 1965; citing "Montana Death Index, 1907-2007," Ancestry.com.



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