Wilhelm Brüll1

ID #161, (c 1880-bt 1940 - 1942)

Family: Maria (Unknown) Brüll b. s 1890, d. 1985

Biography

  • Wilhelm Brüll was born c 1880, in Jaroslaw, Poland, Dave Bruell identified Jaroslaw Poland as his place of birth. Kurt Reinfeld identified Vienna Austria as his place of birth.2,1
  • He married Maria (Unknown) Brüll s 1915.2,3
  • Wilhelm Brüll died bt 1940 - 1942 in a concentration camp (This information from Hedy Reinfeld, who was married to the son of Willie's sister Regina). David Bruell (the grandson of Willie's brother Norbert) said Willie died in 1938 in Belgium.4,2
  • Last Edited: 16 Oct 2014

Sources of Information

  1. [S202] Kurt Reinfeld, The First 78 Years of My Life, an Autobiography, privately printed, Dec 1992, In order not to offend the Bouvier family, when printing a family history, this goes in the title:
    "Stories and anecdotes relayed by Kurt Reinfeld to Bill, Susie and Ron",.
  2. [S208] Dave Bruell, "GEDCOM file from Dave Bruell 25 Jul 2005", , 25 Jul 2005.
  3. [S204] Assumption of Researcher.
  4. [S203] Hedy Dicker Reinfeld, interview with Linda Sargent Reinfeld.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Heinrich Arzt1

ID #162, (1873-1943)

Family: Antonia Brüll b. c 1872, d. bt 1940 - 1942

Biography

  • Heinrich Arzt was born on 8 Feb 1873.2
  • Heinrich Arzt was also known as Henoch.2
  • He married Antonia Brüll, daughter of Leo Brüll and Helene Stieber, s 1892.3
  • 1915 After his sister-in-law Regina was so successful in her dress business he went to work for her.4
  • Prior to 1942 Heinrich lived in Pichlergasse 4/9, Vienna 9, Austria. This was his wartime address.2
  • 15 Jul 1942 he was sent from Vienna to Theresienstadt in Czechoslovakia.4,2
  • He died on 16 Aug 1943 at the concentration camp at age 70.1,2
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S208] Dave Bruell, "GEDCOM file from Dave Bruell 25 Jul 2005", , 25 Jul 2005.
  2. [S89] The Central Database of Shoah Victims' Names, database of names, www.yadvashem.org, viewed Apr 2010.
  3. [S204] Assumption of Researcher.
  4. [S203] Hedy Dicker Reinfeld, interview with Linda Sargent Reinfeld.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Edward Arzt

ID #163, (1900-1985)

Biography

  • Last Edited: 17 May 2010

Sources of Information

  1. [S208] Dave Bruell, "GEDCOM file from Dave Bruell 25 Jul 2005", , 25 Jul 2005.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Maximillian Arzt1

ID #164, (1900-1942)

Family: Chana (Unknown) Arzt b. 10 Sep 1908, d. 15 Jun 1942

Biography

  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S208] Dave Bruell, "GEDCOM file from Dave Bruell 25 Jul 2005", , 25 Jul 2005.
  2. [S89] The Central Database of Shoah Victims' Names, database of names, www.yadvashem.org, viewed Apr 2010.
  3. [S204] Assumption of Researcher.
  4. [S203] Hedy Dicker Reinfeld, interview with Linda Sargent Reinfeld.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Emil Arzt

ID #165, (s 1894-1975)

Family: Trude (Unknown) Arzt b. s 1900

Biography

  • Last Edited: 19 Dec 2014

Sources of Information

  1. [S204] Assumption of Researcher.
  2. [S202] Kurt Reinfeld, The First 78 Years of My Life, an Autobiography, privately printed, Dec 1992, In order not to offend the Bouvier family, when printing a family history, this goes in the title:
    "Stories and anecdotes relayed by Kurt Reinfeld to Bill, Susie and Ron",.
  3. [S202] Kurt Reinfeld, The First 78 Years of My Life, an Autobiography, privately printed, Dec 1992, In order not to offend the Bouvier family, when printing a family history, this goes in the title:
    "Stories and anecdotes relayed by Kurt Reinfeld to Bill, Susie and Ron", p 39.
  4. [S208] Dave Bruell, "GEDCOM file from Dave Bruell 25 Jul 2005", , 25 Jul 2005.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Melanie Arzt1

ID #166, (1903-1976)

Family: Mr Wagenberg b. s 1896

Biography

  • Melanie Arzt was born on 10 Jan 1903, in Vienna, Austria.2
  • She married Mr Wagenberg s 1936 in Israel.3,4
  • Melanie married in her later 40's. She went to Israel and married there and lived there until her husband died. They never had children. She then moved to New York (probably to be near either her brothers Edward or Emil.)3
  • Melanie immigrated on 20 Dec 1956 to New York City, New York, from Haifa, Israel, on the ship S. S. Israel. (The baggage for each passenger is listed, but not understandable - Melanie had 1 T, 3 HB and 1 Pkg.)5
  • She died in Jun 1976 in New York, New York, at age 73.2
  • Last Edited: 23 Dec 2014

Sources of Information

  1. [S208] Dave Bruell, "GEDCOM file from Dave Bruell 25 Jul 2005", , 25 Jul 2005.
  2. [S309] US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", On-line index database.
  3. [S203] Hedy Dicker Reinfeld, interview with Linda Sargent Reinfeld.
  4. [S204] Assumption of Researcher.
  5. [S1048] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, online database, digitized by ancestry.com, . Original publication: Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1897-1957;, . Www.ancestry.com , viewed Mar 2010.

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If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Stella Arzt

ID #167, (1911-1942)

Biography

  • Stella Arzt was born on 4 Aug 1911, in Vienna, Austria.1,2
  • Prior to 1942 Stella lived in Pichlergasse 4/9, Vienna 9, Austria. This was the wartime address.2
  • 14 Jun 1942 Maximillian, his wife Chana and his sister Stella were all sent from Vienna to Sobibor oder Majdanek, a concentration camp in Wlodawa, Lublin, Poland. Also deported at the same time was Hans Georg Arzt (b 12 Jun 1887) living at the same address (possibly an uncle). (see appendix for more information.)3,2
  • She died on 15 Jun 1942 at the concentration camp at age 30.3
Sobibor was an extermination camp set up in the Lublin region of Poland. In May of 1942 the camp began mass gassing operations. Trains entered the railway station and the Jews onboard were told they were in a transit camp, then were forced to undress and hand over their valuables. They were then led along the 100-metre-long (109 yards) Road to Heaven (Himmelstrasse), which led to the gas chambers, where they were killed using carbon monoxide released from the exhaust pipes of tanks. Between 200,000 and 250,000 people were killed there.4
  • Last Edited: 31 Oct 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S208] Dave Bruell, "GEDCOM file from Dave Bruell 25 Jul 2005", , 25 Jul 2005 , 1912.
  2. [S89] The Central Database of Shoah Victims' Names, database of names, www.yadvashem.org, viewed Apr 2010.
  3. [S203] Hedy Dicker Reinfeld, interview with Linda Sargent Reinfeld.
  4. [S317] Wikipedia, On-line database of general knowledge contributed by the public www.en.wikipedia.org, viewed Apr 2010.

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If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Mr Wagenberg

ID #168, (s 1896-)

Family: Melanie Arzt b. 10 Jan 1903, d. Jun 1976

Biography

  • Last Edited: 3 Apr 2010

Sources of Information

  1. [S204] Assumption of Researcher.
  2. [S203] Hedy Dicker Reinfeld, interview with Linda Sargent Reinfeld.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Christiane Rigal

ID #169, (1930-2009)

Christiane Bouvier
2009 photo

Biography

  • Last Edited: 7 May 2010

Sources of Information

  1. [S122] David Bouvier "Updated Individual Narrative", given to William Reinfeld, dated Apr 2010 , 19 April 2010.
  2. [S267] Personal knowledge of David Bouvier Aug 2006.
  3. [S122] David Bouvier "Updated Individual Narrative", given to William Reinfeld, dated Apr 2010.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Eric Roger Adolf Bouvier1

ID #170
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S212] William Reinfeld, e-mail message to Linda S Reinfeld, located on the computer of Linda Sargent Reinfeld,.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Benjamin Kurt Bernard Daniel Bouvier1

ID #171, (1959-2011)

Benjamin Bouvier
2006 photo

Biography

  • Benjamin Kurt Bernard Daniel Bouvier was born on 7 May 1959, in Neuilly, France.
  • He married Elena Saratova.1,2
  • Benjamin Kurt Bernard Daniel Bouvier died on 11 Jan 2011 in France at age 51.3
  • Last Edited: 16 Oct 2014

Sources of Information

  1. [S212] William Reinfeld, e-mail message to Linda S Reinfeld, located on the computer of Linda Sargent Reinfeld,.
  2. [S267] Personal knowledge of David Bouvier Aug 2006.
  3. [S1558] David Bouvier, e-mail message to Heidi Reinfeld, received 10 Jan 2011.

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If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Lorraine Regina Elizabeth Bouvier1

ID #172
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S267] Personal knowledge of David Bouvier Aug 2006.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


David Lione Philippe Bouvier

ID #173

Biography

  • Last Edited: 10 Oct 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S1261] David S Reinfeld, e-mail message to Linda Sargent Reinfeld, located on the computer of Linda Sargent Reinfeld, received 11 Apr 2010.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Frederick John Kingsbury

ID #174, (1863-1927)

Frederick J Kingsbury 1863-1927
age about 45
1908 Photo

Family: Adele Townsend b. 23 Aug 1863, d. c 1944

Biography

  • Frederick John Kingsbury was born on 7 Jul 1863, in Waterbury, Connecticut.
  • He graduated from St Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire.1
  • He graduated from MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1884 where he studied mechanical engineering.1
  • He married Adele Townsend, daughter of Edward Mitchell Townsend and Belinda Rockwell, on Thursday, 11 Nov 1886 in Trinity Church, New York City, New York.2
  • They were married by the Rev Mess. Geer and CB Smith.3
  • Frederick and Adele lived in Fairfield, Connecticut.
  • After MIT he joined Scovill Manufacturing in Waterbury, CT. In 1889 he became involved with Bridgeport Brass Co., as secretary, vice-president, president 1909-1921, and then became chairman of the board. He was also president of AP Swoyer Co. of Philadelphia and treasurer of Bridgeport Electric Mfg. Co, a director of FNB in Bridgeport, and the Union New Haven Trust Co. He was interested in education of youths - he became involved with the International YMCA. He was Episcopalian. He lived in Fairfield, then in New Haven on Humphrey Street. "Man of genuine warmth and great personal charm". While at college he worked vacations first with a railroad construction gang and later in installation of a telephone system.1
  • Frederick and Adele moved to New Haven, Connecticut.
  • Frederick John Kingsbury and Adele appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, at 445 Humphrey St, enumerated 28 Apr 1910, Listed with the household were Mary Noran age 37 servant, Anna Curtis age 26 servant, Mary McGuire age 21 servant.4
  • Frederick John Kingsbury was the President of the Bridgeport Brass Company in Bridgeport, Connecticut.5
  • Frederick John Kingsbury and Adele appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, at 445 Humphrey St, enumerated 2 Jan 1920, Listed with the household were Jesse Aird age 40 servant, Nora Burke age 28 servant and Margaret Gallager age 28 servant.5
  • Frederick John Kingsbury died on 11 Jul 1927 in New Haven, Connecticut, at age 64.
Grandpa Kingsbury was one of the first in New Haven to get a car. That first Sunday he took the family out for a drive. During the course of the afternoon he hit a cow. From that time on he had a chauffeur.6 Recollections of his grandson RCS Jr: Grandpa Kingsbury was a very stern man. When he said "jump" the only response was "how high". Every Sunday for dinner (mid-day) the family would gather at his house on Humphrey St. After dinner the men would retire to the billiard room and play. RCS Jr. has a mental picture of his grandfather "chalking the cue."6
  • Last Edited: 31 Oct 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S12] Herold R Finley, "Kingsbury and Allied Families", Americana Illustrated , published 1938, volume Vol 32 No 1 (n.p.: n.pub.) , p 78.
  2. [S1614] New York Family Bible Records 1581-1917, online database, digitized by ancestry.com, . Original publication: Genealogical Records; Manuscript Entries of Births, Deaths and Marriages, Taken from Family Bibles 1581-1917, Holy Bible of Daniel Townsend (1798-1960). Www.ancestry.com , updated Jan 2011, viewed Feb 2011.
  3. [S4380] Holy Bible in English, Daniel Youngs Townsend Bible (n.p.: n.pub., 1820 to present); grandson of Daniel Youngs Townsend Edward M Townsend Jr, Oyster Bay, New York ,Viewed transcription from Rootsweb Townsend mailing list 1 May 2012 from e-mail address (Janet). Also in Book Townsend Memorial?
  4. [S280] 1910 US Federal Census, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, digital image Ancestry.com Operations Inc; National Archives micropublication, Frederick J Kingsbury head of household, Ward 8, Roll T624_139, enumeration district 0407, page 8B.
  5. [S289] 1920 US Federal Census, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, digital image Ancestry.com Operations Inc; National Archives micropublication, Frederick J Kingsbury head of household, Ward 8, roll T625_193, enumeration district 351, page 2A.
  6. [S3409] Richard Collier Sargent Jr, interview with Linda Sargent Reinfeld.

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If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Adele Townsend

ID #175, (1863-c 1944)

Adele T. Kingsbury
photo around 1900
age 37

Family: Frederick John Kingsbury b. 7 Jul 1863, d. 11 Jul 1927

Biography

  • Adele Townsend was born on 23 Aug 1863, in New York City, New York.
  • Adele completed eighth grade.2
  • She appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Oyster Bay Village, Queens County, New York in the household of her parents Edward Mitchell Townsend and Belinda.3
  • Adele had a debutante party in New York City in 1881.
  • Adele Townsend married Frederick John Kingsbury, son of Frederick John Kingsbury and Alathea Ruth Scovill, on Thursday, 11 Nov 1886 in Trinity Church, New York City, New York.1
  • They were married by the Rev Mess. Geer and CB Smith.4
  • Adele and Frederick lived in Fairfield, Connecticut.
  • Adele Townsend Kingsbury was elected member of Colonial Dames of America because of her ancestor Captain Nathan Seymour. Election 11 Oct 1898.
  • Adele and Frederick moved to New Haven, Connecticut.
  • Frederick John Kingsbury and Adele appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, at 445 Humphrey St, enumerated 28 Apr 1910, Listed with the household were Mary Noran age 37 servant, Anna Curtis age 26 servant, Mary McGuire age 21 servant.5
  • Frederick John Kingsbury and Adele appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, at 445 Humphrey St, enumerated 2 Jan 1920, Listed with the household were Jesse Aird age 40 servant, Nora Burke age 28 servant and Margaret Gallager age 28 servant.6
  • Her husband Frederick died on 11 Jul 1927 in New Haven, Connecticut, at age 64 leaving her a widow.
  • After their husbands died the two sisters Adele Townsend Kingsbury and Hannah Townsend Montant built the house in Murray Bay. Quebec, Canada in 1928.7
  • Adele Kingsbury appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut, at 64 Old Hartford Tpke, enumerated 3 Apr 1930, 3 servants were listed with the family. Real estate value $50,000. (She did not tell the truth about her age - said she was 60) Also she was listed as Frederick Kingsbury Jr. - as a widow. Also she said her parents were born in Connecticut, when they were born in NY. Perhaps she did not answer the censors, but someone else in the household did.8
  • Adele Kingsbury appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut, at 64 Old Hartford Tpke, enumerated 29 Apr 1940, Reporting house value of $30,000.2
  • She died c 1944 in New Haven, Connecticut.
  • Last Edited: 29 Aug 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S1614] New York Family Bible Records 1581-1917, online database, digitized by ancestry.com, . Original publication: Genealogical Records; Manuscript Entries of Births, Deaths and Marriages, Taken from Family Bibles 1581-1917, Holy Bible of Daniel Townsend (1798-1960). Www.ancestry.com , updated Jan 2011, viewed Feb 2011.
  2. [S4927] 1940 US Federal Census, Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut, digital image Ancestry.com Operations Inc; National Archives micropublication, Adela Kingsbury head of household, roll T627_516, enumeration district 5-60, page 1A.
  3. [S4369] 1880 US Federal Census, Oyster Bay Village, Queens County, New York, digital image Ancestry.com Operations Inc; National Archives micropublication, Edward M Townsend head of household, roll 919, enumeration district 283, page 368C.
  4. [S4380] Holy Bible in English, Daniel Youngs Townsend Bible (n.p.: n.pub., 1820 to present); grandson of Daniel Youngs Townsend Edward M Townsend Jr, Oyster Bay, New York ,Viewed transcription from Rootsweb Townsend mailing list 1 May 2012 from e-mail address (Janet). Also in Book Townsend Memorial?
  5. [S280] 1910 US Federal Census, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, digital image Ancestry.com Operations Inc; National Archives micropublication, Frederick J Kingsbury head of household, Ward 8, Roll T624_139, enumeration district 0407, page 8B.
  6. [S289] 1920 US Federal Census, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, digital image Ancestry.com Operations Inc; National Archives micropublication, Frederick J Kingsbury head of household, Ward 8, roll T625_193, enumeration district 351, page 2A.
  7. [S201] Personal Knowledge of Researcher.
  8. [S47] 1930 US Federal Census, Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut, digital image Ancestry.com Operations Inc; National Archives micropublication, Frederick J Kingsbury head of household, roll 273, enumeration district 0143, page 3B.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Frederick John Kingsbury

ID #176, (1895-1971)

Family: Julia Marion McKinney b. 11 Apr 1896, d. 13 Jan 1989

Biography

  • Frederick John Kingsbury was born on 10 Sep 1895, in Fairfield, Connecticut.1,2,3
  • He appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut in the household of his parents Frederick John Kingsbury and Adele.1
  • Frederick completed one year of college.4
  • He was a clerk in a factory (Bridgeport Brass Co?)5
  • He appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut in the household of his parents Frederick John Kingsbury and Adele.5
  • Frederick John Kingsbury married Julia Marion McKinney c 1921.6
  • Frederick John Kingsbury was an investment banker with a brokerage firm.6
  • Frederick John Kingsbury and Julia appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut, at 41 Hartford Tpke, enumerated 3 Apr 1930, value of real estate $31,000. Enumerated with 2 servants.6
  • Frederick John Kingsbury and Julia appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut, at 50 Old Hartford Tpke, enumerated 29 Apr 1940, They rent their home for $190. Also listed with the household were Josephine Barnes age 35 servant and Edith Scott age 52 servant.4
  • Frederick John Kingsbury died on 26 Feb 1971 in Hamden, Connecticut, at age 75.2,7
  • He was buried at the Alderbrook Cemetery in Guilford, Connecticut.7
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S280] 1910 US Federal Census, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, digital image Ancestry.com Operations Inc; National Archives micropublication, Frederick J Kingsbury head of household, Ward 8, Roll T624_139, enumeration district 0407, page 8B.
  2. [S309] US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", On-line index database.
  3. [S1614] New York Family Bible Records 1581-1917, online database, digitized by ancestry.com, . Original publication: Genealogical Records; Manuscript Entries of Births, Deaths and Marriages, Taken from Family Bibles 1581-1917, Holy Bible of Daniel Townsend (1798-1960). Www.ancestry.com , updated Jan 2011, viewed Feb 2011.
  4. [S4927] 1940 US Federal Census, Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut, digital image Ancestry.com Operations Inc; National Archives micropublication, Frederick Kinsbury (Kingsbury) jr head of household, roll T627_516, enumeration district 5-60, page 1A.
  5. [S289] 1920 US Federal Census, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, digital image Ancestry.com Operations Inc; National Archives micropublication, Frederick J Kingsbury head of household, Ward 8, roll T625_193, enumeration district 351, page 2A.
  6. [S47] 1930 US Federal Census, Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut, digital image Ancestry.com Operations Inc; National Archives micropublication, Frederick Kingsbury head of household, roll 273, enumeration district 0143, page 3A.
  7. [S5561] Find A Grave: Alderbrook Cemetery , Guilford, Connecticut , Frederick John Kingsbury, Jr, created by Barry Cameron, added Jan 2017, memorial number 175886075.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Julia Marion McKinney1

ID #177, (1896-1989)

Family: Frederick John Kingsbury b. 10 Sep 1895, d. 26 Feb 1971

Biography

  • Julia Marion McKinney was born on 11 Apr 1896, in Albany, New York, probably.2,1,3
  • Julia completed three years of high school.4
  • Father: Edward N McKinney (b NY.)2,1
  • She appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, in the household of Frederick John Kingsbury and Adele Townsend, her father and mother-in-law and her husband.5
  • Julia Marion McKinney married Frederick John Kingsbury, son of Frederick John Kingsbury and Adele Townsend, c 1921.2
  • Frederick John Kingsbury and Julia appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut, at 41 Hartford Tpke, enumerated 3 Apr 1930, value of real estate $31,000. Enumerated with 2 servants.2
  • Frederick John Kingsbury and Julia appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut, at 50 Old Hartford Tpke, enumerated 29 Apr 1940, They rent their home for $190. Also listed with the household were Josephine Barnes age 35 servant and Edith Scott age 52 servant.4
  • She died on 13 Jan 1989 in Hamden, Connecticut, at age 92.3
  • She was buried at the Alderbrook Cemetery in Guilford, Connecticut.6
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S2650] McKinney-Kingsbury Engagement The New York Times engagement article, 16 Jan 1918,.
  2. [S47] 1930 US Federal Census, Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut, digital image Ancestry.com Operations Inc; National Archives micropublication, Frederick Kingsbury head of household, roll 273, enumeration district 0143, page 3A.
  3. [S309] US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", On-line index database.
  4. [S4927] 1940 US Federal Census, Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut, digital image Ancestry.com Operations Inc; National Archives micropublication, Frederick Kinsbury (Kingsbury) jr head of household, roll T627_516, enumeration district 5-60, page 1A.
  5. [S289] 1920 US Federal Census, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, digital image Ancestry.com Operations Inc; National Archives micropublication, Frederick J Kingsbury head of household, Ward 8, roll T625_193, enumeration district 351, page 2A.
  6. [S5561] Find A Grave: Alderbrook Cemetery , Guilford, Connecticut , Julia McKinney Kingsbury, created by Barry Cameron, added Jan 2017, memorial number 175884371.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Frederick John Kingsbury

ID #178, (1823-1910)

Frederick Kingsbury
1873 photo

Family: Alathea Ruth Scovill b. 21 Mar 1828, d. 7 Dec 1899

Biography

  • Frederick John Kingsbury was born on 1 Jan 1823, in Waterbury, Connecticut.
  • His mother (a talented woman of great culture and beauty) first taught him. He spent much of his time on his father's farm. Later he studied with his uncle Rev. Abner Leavenworth in Virginia.1
  • He graduated from Yale College in New Haven, Connecticut, in 1846.
  • He graduated from Yale Law School.
  • He started his law practice in Boston. Later, in 1849 he opened his own office in Waterbury. Then he decided to devote his time to banking, and in 1853 he organized the Waterbury Savings Bank, then also the Citizens Bank of Waterbury, of which he became president.
  • Mr Kingsbury was elected to the Connecticut State Legislature as a Republican three times, in1850, 1858 and 1865. He ran for Lieutenant-Governor, but lost.2
  • He married Alathea Ruth Scovill, daughter of William Henry Scovill and Eunice Ruth Davies, on Tuesday, 29 Apr 1851 in Waterbury, Connecticut.3
  • Frederick and Alathea lived in Waterbury, Connecticut.4
  • He was elected to the state legislature from the 1850's to through the 1860's. He also was on the Republican ticket to be lieutenant governor, but was defeated in the election.5
  • Frederick John Kingsbury was the president of Scovill Manufacturing for thirty-two years, retiring in 1900.2
  • In 1858 after his father-in-law died, Frederick Kingsbury was elected to the board of directors of the Scovill Manufacturing Company. In 1862 he became secretary of the company; 1864 treasurer.2
  • He was a member of the Episcopalian church.6
  • In 1893 he received a honorary Doctor of Laws from Williams College. He was a member of the corporation of Yale College from 1881 for 18 years. In 1899 the university honored him by giving him an honorary Doctor of Laws degree.6
  • He was very interested in the study of history, being a member of the American Antiquarian Society, the American Historical Association and the New Haven Historical Society.6
  • He compiled the Kingsbury Genealogy with the help of Mary Kingsbury Talcott.6
  • Frederick John Kingsbury appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, at 80 Prospect St, enumerated 21 Apr 1910, also listed with the household were Maggie Higgins age 28 b Ireland servant, Fannie Turla age 28 b Ireland servant, Theresa Flaherty age 22 b Ireland servant, Michael Keefe age 45 b CT gardener, Robert Van Horn age 32 b CT servant, William Hudson age 36 b VA servant, Bridget Carolan age 35 b CT servant, Mary Dolan age 32 b Ireland servant and John Strong age 26 b MA servant.7
  • He died on 30 Sep 1910 in Waterbury, Connecticut, at age 87.5
  • He was buried at the Riverside Cemetery in Waterbury, Connecticut.5
When he was 80 his advice to young men who wished to succeed: "Be honest in your purpose. Practice truthfulness, courtesy and the cultivation of a kindly feeling toward all men. Be industrious and persevering. Neither court nor shun responsibilities, but discharge all obligations to the best of your ability. Do the most honorable thing that offers, and keep it until something better comes. Beware of procrastination."6
  • Last Edited: 5 Oct 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S12] Herold R Finley, "Kingsbury and Allied Families", Americana Illustrated , published 1938, volume Vol 32 No 1 (n.p.: n.pub.) , p 73-74.
  2. [S12] Herold R Finley, "Kingsbury and Allied Families", Americana Illustrated , published 1938, volume Vol 32 No 1 (n.p.: n.pub.) , p 75.
  3. [S20] The American Historical Society Inc., Kingsbury-Townsend and Allied Families Genealogical and Biographical, New York: privately printed for Mrs. F J Kingsbury, 1929, p 57.
  4. [S3409] Richard Collier Sargent Jr, interview with Linda Sargent Reinfeld.
  5. [S180] Find A Grave: Riverside Cemetery , Waterbury, Connecticut , Frederick John Kingsbury, created by radioman, added Sep 2008, memorial number 57209206.
  6. [S12] Herold R Finley, "Kingsbury and Allied Families", Americana Illustrated , published 1938, volume Vol 32 No 1 (n.p.: n.pub.) , p 76.
  7. [S1755] 1910 US Federal Census, Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, digital image Ancestry.com Operations Inc; National Archives micropublication, Fred J Kingsbury head of household, Ward 2, roll T624_140, enumeration district 0468, page 8A.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Alathea Ruth Scovill

ID #179, (1828-1899)

Family: Frederick John Kingsbury b. 1 Jan 1823, d. 30 Sep 1910

Biography

  • Last Edited: 29 Aug 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S20] The American Historical Society Inc., Kingsbury-Townsend and Allied Families Genealogical and Biographical, New York: privately printed for Mrs. F J Kingsbury, 1929, p 57.
  2. [S218] Alice Kingsbury, Alice Kingsbury Memoirs, Privately published, 1935, Chapter 1.
  3. [S3409] Richard Collier Sargent Jr, interview with Linda Sargent Reinfeld.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Patricia Kingsbury

ID #180, (1922-1988)

Family 2: Robert Whiffen

Biography

  • Last Edited: 26 Dec 2016

Sources of Information

  1. [S47] 1930 US Federal Census, Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut, digital image Ancestry.com Operations Inc; National Archives micropublication, Frederick Kingsbury head of household, roll 273, enumeration district 0143, page 3A.
  2. [S1302] Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2012, online index database, digitized by Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2003 www.ancestry.com. (Original publication: Connecticut Department of Health Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2012, Hartford CT: Connecticut Department of Health).
  3. [S4927] 1940 US Federal Census, Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut, digital image Ancestry.com Operations Inc; National Archives micropublication, Frederick Kinsbury (Kingsbury) jr head of household, roll T627_516, enumeration district 5-60, page 1A.
  4. [S204] Assumption of Researcher.
  5. [S26] Family data.
  6. [S4554] The New Haven Register , New Haven, CT, 11 Oct 2011, obituary notice on legacy.com.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.