Hi! My name is Jo Ann Wright and I am researching FORTUNE, REDMOND, GRIMMER, WRIGHT, Parkhurst, Tyszka and KRASZEWSKI. Most of the surnames I am researching are from Herkimer/Montgomery County, New York.
I have included small portions of our family surnames which we are currently researching:
Thomas W. FORTUNE
b. abt. 1885, Enniscorthy, County Wexford, Ireland.
d. July 1956, Little Falls, Herkimer County, NY.
m. Elizabeth REDMAN/REDMOND in NY.
b. abt. 1890, Ireland.
d. 1951, Little Falls, NY.
Children: Mary Frances (DANIELS), Margaret (GRIMMER), Rita (ROCKWELL).
b. October 30, 1830, Leipzig, Germany
Known Children: Herman Louis (also written as Louis Herman)
Herman Louis Grimmer
b. 1861, Germany
d. unknown (possibly Herkimer Co., Dolgeville/Manhiem, NY, USA)
m. Johanna M. Poetch (also written as Anna M.)
Children: Alfred L. (m. Cora___), Anna M. (m. William O. RIEHL), Fritz, Richard, Paul, Enel or Ernest O. (?) & 1 or two more-names unknown.
Alfred L. GRIMMER
b. abt. 1885.
d. bet. 1950-60, Herkimer Co., Dolgeville, NY.
m. Cora_________, in NY.
b. abt. 1890.
d. bet. 1940-1950, Herkimer Co., Dolgeville, NY.
Children: Leslie Grimmer (m. Margaret A. FORTUNE)
b. March 27, 1913, Herkimer co, Dolgesville, NY
d. January 1985, East Syracuse, NY.
m. 1-Margaret Ann FORTUNE abt. 1935 in Herkimer Co., NY
Chilren: John A. (m. Barbara Carlson), Joanne T. (m. David J. Wright)
b. April, 3, 1888, Poland.
d. May, 1978, Herkimer Co., Little Falls, NY.
m. Michaline TYSZKA, in NY.
b. 1885, Poland.
d. January 1965, Herkimer Co., Little Falls, NY.
Children: Mary (born in Germany) (m. Michael VINCENT), Walter (m. Roseanne Perrone), Stanley (m. Vera _____), John (m. Sophie _____), Thomas (never m.), Helen (m. Douglas DE AMBROSIO), Tessa (m.1-Glen WRIGHT/2-John MATHEWS), Stella (m. Anthony SUDOWSKI), Frances (m. Shirley Ferguson).
b. abt. 1885, possibly in NY.
d. 1958, NY
m. Grace PARKER (indian princess), possible descendant of Chief CORNPLANTER (1735-1836).
b. abt. 1885, NY.
d. abt. 1955, NY.
Known Children: Harold, Nora, Glen (Sarijah ?), D. "Curly"--real name unknown.
We have more information in our family tree, but also need much more, so if you have further information or have any questions please contact me by e-mail. Also don't forget to check out Jo's Family Genealogy.
Thank you for your time and good luck on your research as well!
Jo Ann Wright and Family :~)