JOHN VAN AUKEN born NY is named as father in death certificate of Sarah
Jane Van Auken filed in Phelps Ontario Co. NY. Mother is listed
Children of JOHN VAN AUKEN and (unknown):
1. SARAH JANE born 7 Mar 1839 NY; died 13 Oct 1921 of a stroke at
home of daughter, Ruby Caroline Millard of Phelps NY; married ELIJAH
STEVEN GREY born about 1831 England;
died before 1910. Sarah Jane
is buried in Dobbins Cemetery Seneca Co. NY. Death certificate of
son, Charles, states Sarah Jane was born Town of Phelps NY. Death
certificate of Rhoda Grey says mother born in Town of Lyons NY.
Family lore indicates that Sarah Jane was orphaned at an early
age. Listed in 1850 census as residing in household of Peter
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