Lacy, John Jay

Lacy, John Jay

Male 1862 - 1947  (85 years)

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  • Name Lacy, John Jay 
    Born 20 Apr 1862  Caledonia, Livingston, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 29 Jun 1865  Avon, Livingston, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 14 Aug 1870  Avon, Livingston, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 24 Jun 1875  Avon, Livingston, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 16 Jun 1880  Avon, Livingston, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 30 Dec 1902  Avon, Livingston, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 25 Apr 1947  Avon, Livingston, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Avon Cemetery, Avon, Livingston, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I35818  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2018 

    Father Lacy, Daniel,   b. 1827, Caledonia, Livingston, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1902, Avon, Livingston, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Sacket, Frances,   b. Nov 1829, Monroe County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1919, Avon, Livingston, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Married Oct 1850  Avon, Livingston, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Children 5 children 
    Family ID F1570  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Wallace, Emma E.,   b. 18 Dec 1861, Cattaraugus, Cattaraugus, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1940, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, Monroe, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 15 Nov 1893  Cattaraugus, Cattaraugus, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F15700  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Apr 1862 - Caledonia, Livingston, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 29 Jun 1865 - Avon, Livingston, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 14 Aug 1870 - Avon, Livingston, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 24 Jun 1875 - Avon, Livingston, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 16 Jun 1880 - Avon, Livingston, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Nov 1893 - Cattaraugus, Cattaraugus, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 30 Dec 1902 - Avon, Livingston, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Apr 1947 - Avon, Livingston, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Avon Cemetery, Avon, Livingston, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    John Jay Lacy (1862-1947)
    John Jay Lacy (1862-1947)
    Image from Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, New York), 19 Apr 1946, page 38

  • Sources 
    1. [S501] 1870 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 18 Feb 2017.
      1870 Census, enumerated 14 Aug 1870 in Town of Avon, Livingston County, New York, United States

      Daniel Lacy M 43 New York
      Frances Lacy F 41 New York
      Hattie H Lacy F 14 New York
      Samuel S Lacy M 12 New York
      John J Lacy M 7 New York
      Frankie V Lacy F 6 New York
      Harry D Lacy M 2 New York
      Mary A Lacy F 45 New York
      Citing this Record

      "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8J7-Q99 : 17 October 2014), Frankie V Lacy in household of Daniel Lacy, New York, United States; citing p. 39, family 306, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,464.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 3), 19 Jun 2018.
      Memorial ID 133193012
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/133193012

      John Jay Lacy
      Birth: Apr. 20, 1862
      Caledonia
      Livingston County
      New York, USA
      Death: Apr. 25, 1947
      Avon
      Livingston County
      New York, USA

      OBITUARY:

      Lima,N.Y,The Lima Recorder,Thursday, May 1,1947

      Death of John Lacy, Avon

      John J. Lacy, 83, Avon hardware merchant for more then 30 years, died Friday, Apr. 25, at his home on Oak street after a brief illness. Only a week ago at the annual church meeting of Central Presbyterian church he was elected church treasurer for his 50th term.
      Mr. Lacy is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Herman Dooer of Avon and Mrs. George W. Carmen of Marine City, Mich.; two nieces and two nephews.

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      Avon,N.Y.,Avon Herald-News,Thursday,May 1,1947

      John J. Lacy Succumbs;
      Active In Business And
      Central Church Affairs

      John J. Lacy, who only a week ago at the annual meeting of Central Presbyterian Church was elected to his 50th term as treasurer, died Friday, April 25, after a brief illness.
      Mr. Lacy, who lived a major part of his life in Avon; was born in the town of Caledonia on April 20,1861, the son of Daniel and Frances Lacy. At an early age the family came to Avon, making their home on East Main street.
      He was engaged all of his life in the hardware business having first worked for Bowman, Persons, Wallace and Monroe, and then later opening his own business so that for more then 30 years until recently, he was active in the business life of Avon.
      For more then 50 years he had been an active member in the affairs of Central Presbyterian church, having served for many years on the board of trustees of that church. At the time of his death he was entering his fiftieth year as treasurer of Central church.
      He is survived by two sisters Mrs. Herman Doerr of Avon and Mrs. George W. Carman of Marine City, Mich.; two nieces, Mrs. Ruth Sager of Marine City, Mich., and Mrs. George Dayer of New York City, and two nephews, Stuart Carman of Marine City and Harry Carman of Jonesville, Mich.
      Funeral services were conducted Monday at 2:30 p.m. in Central Presbyterian church, Avon, Rev. Harold W. Estes officiating. His body had lain in state at Central Church from 1 o'clock until the hour of the service. Burial was in Avon cemetery.

      Family links:
      Parents:
      Daniel D. Lacy (1827 - 1902)
      Frances D. Sackett Lacy (1828 - 1919)

      Spouse:
      Emma E. Wallace Lacy (1861 - 1940)*

      Sibling:
      John Jay Lacy (1862 - 1947)
      Frances VanZandt Lacy Dooer (1864 - 1954)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Burial:
      Avon Cemetery
      Avon
      Livingston County
      New York, USA

      Created by: E. W.
      Record added: Jul 22, 2014
      Find A Grave Memorial# 133193012

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S919] 1875 New York State Census (Reliability: 3), 19 Jun 2018.
      1875 Census, enumerated 24 Jun 1875 in Avon, Livingston, New York, United States

      Daniel Lacy M 48 Head Livingston Co
      Frances Lacy F 46 Wife Monroe Co
      Harriet Lacy F 19 Daughter Livingston Co
      Samuel Lacy M 17 Son Livingston Co
      John Lacy M 13 Son Livingston Co
      Francis Lacy F 11 Daughter Livingston Co
      Harry Lacy M 7 Son Livingston Co
      Mary A Lacy F 50 Sister Livingston Co

      Researched by Ted Smith

    4. [S279] New York, State Census, 1865, (FamilySearch.org) (Reliability: 3), 18 Feb 2017.
      1865 Census, enumerated 29 Jun 1865 in Town of Avon, Livingston County, New York, United States

      Name Age
      Daniel Lacy 38
      Frances Lacy 36 wife
      Hattie H Lacy 9 child
      Samuel S Lacy 7 child
      John J Lacy 4 child
      Frances Lacy 1 child

      Researched by Ted Smith

    5. [S960] 1880 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 18 Feb 2017.
      1880 Census, enumerated 15 & 16 Jun 1880 in Avon, Livingston County, New York, United States

      Daniel Lacy Self M 53 New York, United States
      Frances Lacy Wife F 52 New York, United States
      Samuel Lacy Son M 22 New York, United States
      John Lacy Son M 18 New York, United States
      Frankie Lacy Daughter F 16 New York, United States
      Harry Lacy Son M 12 New York, United States
      Mary A Lacy Sister F 55 New York, United States
      Johanna Wagner Other F 14 New York, United States
      John Eagan Other M 55 Ireland
      George Vogle Other M 19 New York, United States

      "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZDC-5QM : 14 July 2016), Frances Lacy in household of Daniel Lacy, Avon, Livingston, New York, United States; citing enumeration district ED 18, sheet 16D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0858; FHL microfilm 1,254,858.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    6. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 3), 18 Feb 2017.
      From Find A Grave Memorial# 133232136
      https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=133232136

      Daniel D. Lacy
      Birth: 1827
      Death: Dec. 30, 1902


      OBITUARY:

      Buffalo,N.Y.,Buffalo Evening News,Tuesday,December 30, 1902

      DEATH OF DANIEL LACY.
      AVON, N.Y., Dec. 30 - (Specialty).- Daniel Lacy. one of Avon's oldest residents died this morning at 1:30 o'clock. He was 75 years old. Lacy is survived by a widow and five children, Mrs. George Harman of Marten City Mich; Samuel Lacy of Rochester, Miss Frances, John and Harry of Avon; also a sister, Miss Mary Lacy of Avon.

      Family links:
      Parents:
      Ephraim Lacy (____ - 1866)
      Mary Dickinson Lacy (____ - 1870)

      Spouse:
      Frances D. Sackett Lacy (1828 - 1919)

      Children:
      John Jay Lacy (1862 - 1947)*
      Frances V. Lacy Dooer (1864 - 1954)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Burial:
      Avon Cemetery
      Avon
      Livingston County
      New York, USA

      Created by: E. W.
      Record added: Jul 23, 2014
      Find A Grave Memorial# 133232136

      Researched by Ted Smith

    7. [S1593] Biographical Review; this Volume Contains Biographical Sketches of Leading Citizens of Livingston and Wyoming Counties, New York, (Biographical Review Publishing Company) (Reliability: 2).
      Biographical Review; this Volume Contains Biographical Sketches of Leading Citizens of Livingston and Wyoming Counties, New York; Boston, Biographical Review Publishing Company, 1895; Pages 455-456
      DANIEL LACY is a native of Caledonia, has resided in the State of New York all his life and in the town of Avon for about thirty years. His father, Ephraim, was also a native of this State, he having been born at Goshen, Orange County; but his grandfather, William, was born in Connecticut, town of Danbury, and yet was one of the earliest settlers in Orange County, New York. He was a farmer, and he cleared and otherwise improved a good deal of land in that section.
      Ephraim Lacy removed from Orange County with an ox team, coming first to Monroe County, and from there to Livingston, where he took up a farm in Caledonia. It was part of the Holland Purchase, was entirely wild land, and had an area of about two hundred acres. It is very difficult for the present generation to realize that peaceful, prosperous, and highly civilized New York State was the home of "wild " Indians comparatively few years ago. Yet the history of the State shows such to be the fact, and what brings it still nearer home to us is the history of old families whom we all know -for instance, that of the Lacy family; for, when the father of the subject of this sketch took up the farm on the Holland Purchase, there were Indians in that section. He built a log house; and, shortly after he had fairly begun improvement of the property, he married Mary Dickinson, of Vermont. The sparsely settled nature of the country at that time is indicated by the fact that the nearest market that Ephraim Lacy could find for his wheat was at Hanford's Landing, below Rochester. He and his wife had four children-Charlotte, who died in 1840; Volney, who died in 1890; Mary A.; and Daniel, the subject of this sketch.
      Daniel began his education in the district schools, and finished it at Canandaigua Academy. To the city people of to-day most of the district school-houses of the present time look small, bare, and inconvenient; but, compared with those of Daniel Lacy's boyhood days, they are almost palaces. The school-houses he attended were built of logs, were equipped with slab seats; and the other furnishings were equally crude. But the value of a school depends more upon the kind of teachers it has than it does upon the kind of furnishings it is supplied with; and, judging by the record made by those who got all their schooling in the old district schools, they had many good teachers in those days. Our subject chose farming in those days; and, when his father divided up his lands among his boys, Daniel got the original farm. He remained on it until 1865, when he sold out to his brother, came to Avon, bought a farm of about fifty acres, and now has another farm located on the river front.
      Born in 1827, Daniel Lacy was thirty-eight years old in 1865, when he came to Avon, where he has resided ever since. In October, 1850, he married Frances Sackett, daughter of Colonel Orange Sackett and Amanda (Sheldon) Sackett. They have had five children-Harriet H., Samuel S., John J., Frances V. Z., and Harry D. Lacy. Harriet H. married George W. Carman, of Marine City, Mich.; and they have five children- Ruth, Frances L., John L., Henry M. Stanley, Florence. Samuel S. married Lillian Stone, of Lima; and they live in Rochester. John J. married Emma E. Wallace, of Cattaraugus. Frances and Harry D. are at home.
      During his long residence in Avon Mr. Lacy has found time to devote to public service, and has held various reponsible public offices. He was Highway Commissioner at the building of the big bridge at Spencerport in 1877, has been Assessor five years in Caledonia and three years in the town of Avon. He was School Trustee at the time of the organization of the union free school, and held that position for eighteen years. Daniel Lacy cast his first Presidential vote in 1848 for Zachary Taylor, and has been a member of the Republican party from its formation. He is as consistent in his friendships as he is in his political views, and is a "good neighbor" as well as a public-spirited citizen.

    8. [S1282] North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 2), 18 Feb 2017.
      Daughters of the American Revolution
      Lineage Book : NSDAR : Volume 147 : 1919

      #146021
      Miss Florence Lacy Carman
      Born in St. Clair County, Mich.
      Descendant of Thomas Dickinson, as follows:
      1. George Wesson Carman (1852-1918) m. 1876 Harriet Lacy (b. 1856).
      2. Daniel Lacy (1827-1902) m. 1850 Frances Sackett (b. 1828).
      3. Ephraim Lacy m. 1819 Mary Dickinson (1792-1870).
      4. Thomas Andrew Dickinson m. 1790 Sarah Turner.
      5. Thomas Dickinson m. 1760 Mary Stevens.
      Thomas Dickinson (1737-1811) served as private in Colonel Sheldon's 17th regiment, 6th brigade, Connecticut militia. He was born in Hartford; died in Goshen, Conn.
      Also No. 140778.

      #146022
      Mrs. Ruth Carman Sager
      Born in Avon, N.Y.
      Wife of A. E. Sager.
      Descendant of Thomas Dickinson, as follows:
      1. George Wesson Carman (1852-1918) m. 1876 Harriet Lacy (b. 1856).
      See No. 146021.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith


    9. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 3), 19 Jun 2018.
      Memorial ID 133193120
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/133193120

      Emma E. Wallace Lacy
      Birth: Dec. 18, 1861
      Cattaraugus
      Cattaraugus County
      New York, USA
      Death: Feb. 24, 1940
      Rochester
      Monroe County
      New York, USA

      OBITUARY:

      Avon,N.Y.,Avon Herald-News,Friday,March 1,1940

      Emma Wallace Lacy
      Dies in Hospital

      Emma E. Wallace Lacy, wife of John J. Lacy of Oak street, died Saturday night February 24, at nine o'clock at Strong Memorial Hospital following an operation.
      The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon from the house, the Rev. Charles E. Mathews, of Oswego, former pastor of Central Presbyterian Church of Avon officiating. The body was placed in the receiving vault at the Avon Cemetery, and burial will be at the convenience of the family, when winter abates.
      Mrs. Lacy was one of nine children, now all deceased who were born to Robert and Charlotte Wallace in Cattaraugus, N.Y. on December 18, 1861. She was married to Mr. Lacy on November 25, 1893, at Cattaraugus, since which time she has resided in Avon.
      She is survived by her husband, and several nieces and nephews.

      Family links:
      Spouse:
      John Jay Lacy (1862 - 1947)

      Burial:
      Avon Cemetery
      Avon
      Livingston County
      New York, USA

      Created by: E. W.
      Record added: Jul 22, 2014
      Find A Grave Memorial# 133193120

      Researched by Ted Smith


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