Mary Jane Duffy

Female 1851 - 1926


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  • Name  Mary Jane Duffy 
    Born  8 Dec 1851  Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  16 Apr 1926  Cokato, Wright County, MN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  19 Apr 1926  Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I0062  Peter Duffy (1791) Family Tree
    Last Modified  3 Mar 2008 

    Father  Patrick Duffy,   b. ABT. 1817, County Monaghan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1894, Eau Claire, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Ann "Nancy" Corrigan,   b. 18 May 1821, Killeshil Parish, County Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1894, Eau Claire, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  ABT. 1841  Brock, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F004  Group Sheet

    Family  Frank Edward Gunther,   b. 29 Jan 1855, Erie, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1922, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  ABT. 1878  Erie, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Rose Frances Gunther,   b. 1879, Erie, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. William Hugh Gunther,   b. 19 Sep 1880, Porterville, Eau Claire, WI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1905, Superior, WI Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Frank Edward Gunther,   b. 15 Nov 1886, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1934, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Mary Crystal Gunther,   b. 25 Dec 1888, Eau Claire, Eau Claire Co., WI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1969, New Hope, Hennepin County, MN Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Margaret F. Gunther,   b. 15 May 1892,   d. 7 Apr 1969, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F030  Group Sheet

  • Genealogical Notes 
    • Birth year is in question. The year given was 1852, but Patrick Will's baptismal record shows that he was born in 1852.

      Member of the Ladies of the Catholic Church society in Lake Nebagamon, WI.

      LNE 10/5/1901: "Mrs. Ginder and daughter Myrtle are visiting at Eau Claire, taking in the street fair."

      LNE 11/23/1901: "The ladies of the Catholic Church will give a sociable at the Ginder residence, to-night. Tickets 25 cents. Cards and other games. All are invited to attend."

      LNE 8/2/1902: "Mrs M. Morrison and Miss Margaret Grogen, from Stanley, are visitng Mr. and Mrs. Ginder." (Margaret Morrison and Mary Ginder were sisters)

      LNE 2/7/1903: "Miss Ford, of Superior, was in the city with her cousin, Mrs. Leubkeman, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ginder."

      LNE 2/7/1903: "Mrs. Leubkeman is visiting with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ginder, at the Lake."

      LNE: 8/8/1903: "Mrs. Leubkeman is visiting with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. Ginder, at the Lake."

      Superior Evening Telegram May 27, 1905 Saturday (Regarding Will's wedding)
      "Mrs. F. Ginder and son, Frank Ginder were in Iron River Monday."

      LNE 6/17/1905: "The Catholic Ladies Sewing Society will meet at the residence of Mrs. FE Ginder Thursday, June 22."
      "Mrs. FE Ginder has returned from Minneapolis where she spent a very pleasant time visiting friends and relatives."

      LNE 2/24/1906: "Mrs FE Ginder and two Mrs. Duffys left Thursday to attend the funeral of their niece, Miss Hattie May Duffy.

      LNE 3/31/1906: "Mrs FE Ginder went to Superior to attend the Forty Hours Devotion."
      "The Alter and Sewing Society meet at the residence of Mrs. FE Ginder on April 5th at 2pm. Refreshments served."

      LNE 8/25/1906: "Mrs. Frank Ginder and daughter Myrtle left Saturday for Milwaukee and Chicago."

      LNE 12/8/1906: "Mrs. Ginder and daughter Crystal spent Saturday and Sunday in Superior."

      LNE 1/15/1907: "Mr. Charles McKueen spent Christmas at the home of Mr and Mrs FE Ginder."

      LNE 1/26/1907: "Mr and Mrs FE Ginder were in Duluth Saturday. Mrs. Sophia Ginder and daughter Mary Willis accompanied them home."

      LNE 6/22/1907: visited by Rose Ford of Superior and Mr and Mrs A Powers of Chippewa Falls.

      LNE 8/10/1907: visited by Mrs. A. Prince of Bloomer and Mrs. Rose Ford of Superior.

      Died in Wright County, MN of a severe asthma attack. There is a notation found with her death record:
      "In re cause of death of Mary J. Gunther:
      Bronchial (Asthma). The deceased was moribund when I called to see her. She died about 40 minutes after I was called to see her. Members of the family told me that she had suffered from bronchial asthma for 30 years. She lived with a daughter and son-in-law, a chriopractor who came here from the Twin Cities lately. He said he had never treated her for the condition. I was called in so as to be in a position to sign a death certificate, it seemed to me. (Signed) O.L. Peterson, MD 5-25-26"

      Minneapolis Morning Tribune 4-17-1926 (page 39)
      GUNTHER--Mary J., widow of F.E. Gunther passed away Friday, April 16 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W.E. Swogger of Cokato, MN. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. W.E. Swogger of Cokato, Mrs. George A. Worthingham of Mpls, Mrs. Rose Boucher of New Ulm, and one son, Frank E. Gunther Jr., of Mpls. Funeral services to be held at the home of her son, Frank E. Gunther, Jr. 2651 Oliver Ave. N.

      Cokato Enterprise, 22 April 1926
      AGED WOMAN DIES HERE; BURIAL MADE IN MINNEAPOLIS
      The body of Mrs. Mary Duffy Gunther, aged 73, who died early Friday evening at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W. E. Swogger in Cokato, was taken to her former home in Minneapolis for burial on Monday. The deceased had been in poor health for some time and her death was not unexpected. Besides Mrs. Swogger, two other daughters survive, Mrs. George E. Worthingham, Minneapolis and Rose Buschet, of New Ulm, and a son, Frank, of Minneapolis. Mrs. Gunther had been in Cokato but a week and had taken up her home with her son-in-law and daughter, Dr. and Mrs. W.E. Swogger. Mrs. Swogger will remain int he city until Sunday.


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