Donshea Dunshea Dunshee ~ Strays, Burials, Obituaries & Wills
Strays, Burials, Obituaries & Wills
DONSHEA DUNSHEA DUNSHEE
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ENGLAND ~ SURREY, LONDON, NEWGATE
Isaac DONSHEA married Rebeckah BROWNING at Christ Church Greyfriars,
Newgate, London on 4 April 1829. This is the only DONSHEA entry found to date in the
International Genealogical Index (IGI) produced by the Church of Jesus Christ of
SCOTLAND ~ DUNBARTON, DUMBARTON
Robert DONSHEE - father
Elizabeth (BOYD) DONSHEE - mother
Nancy DONSHEE - child, bap 22 Sep 1816
Mary DONSHEE - child, bap May 1819
Note: The new LDS CD, Scottish Parish Records, at local LDS Family
History Centers, includes many of these families with various spellings.
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CALIFORNIA ~ SAN FRANCISCO COUNTY, SAN FRANCISCO
DUNSHEE: A daughter was born to Cornelius E. DUNSHEE in 1869.
DUNSHEE: Nelson Albert DUNSHEE, age 3, died 1869
DUNSHEE: Alphonse, age 6, died 1886
NOTE: See also NEW YORK ~ GENESEE COUNTY, for Cornelius E. DUNSHEE.
From San Francisco
Call Newspaper: 1869 Births,
Call Newspaper: 1869 Deaths, and
San Francisco Call
Newspaper: 1886 Vital Records. All compiled by Jim W. Faulkinbury,
C.G.R.S. For more info, contact him at P. O. Box 60727, Sacramento,
COLORADO ~ CHAFFEE COUNTY, SALIDA
DUNSHEE Family ~ Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado
Fairview Cemetery , Lot 18
Dunshee, Robert G. 1860 - 24 Aug 1932 (Marker; Cem Rec p. 2 0: 25 Aug
Sec. K, Blk 8, Lot 18) (Salida Mail 26 Aug
Dunshee, Stella Marker; Cem Rec: 8 Jan 1945, Sec. K, Bl k 8
King, Stella DUNSHEE 1871 - Nov 1945 (Marker; Sec. K, Blk 8)
Fairview Cemetery Records compiled for use by June Shaputis, copyright 1996 by June
Contributed for use by the US GenWEB Project
, the Colorado
Archives , and by the author.
LOUISIANA ~ ORLEANS COUNTY, NEW ORLEANS
Isaac DONSHEA and B. DONSHEA are recorded in Orleans Parish in the City of New
Orleans on the 1840 U.S. Federal Census.
NEW JERSEY ~ HUDSON COUNTY, JERSEY CITY
OBIT: Robert DONSHEA, born abt 1827 NY, moved to Jersey City, NJ about
1861 where he lived until his death on 12 Nov 1893 at 65 York Street.
Donshea had a kindling wood factory at 98 Morgan St. and was an ardent
yachtsman. He was commodore of the Jersey City Yacht Club and built
the "Knight Templar," which in her day was peerless, and even now (1893)
is regarded as a very fast boat. DONSHEA was a member of Hiram Lodge
F. & A.M., and Hugh de Payens Commandery of Knights Templar (Freemasons). He
was highly respected and a solid friend to his friends. DONSHEA was
buried in New York Bay Cemetery.
NEW YORK ~ ORLEANS COUNTY, ALBION
DUNSHEE Family ~ Town of Albion, Orleans Co., New York
Lot 1828 Clover, Mt. Albion Cemetery on Route 31 in Albion.
Dunshee, Anson R. b 1853, d 15 Mar 1923, husband of Florida TOMLINSON
Dunshee, Florida Tomlinson b 1857, d 1 Sep 1953, wife of Anson R.
Dunshee, Louise White b 1880, d 17 Jun 1952 Albion, NY, 1st wife of
Dunshee, Robert P. b 1877, d 5 Jul 1962 Buffalo, Erie Co., NY, husband of
Louise WHITE and Sarah DUNHAM, son of Anson
Landfear, Douglas R. b 1909, d 3 Jan 1985 Rochester, NY, husband of
Landfear, Margaret Dunshee b 1910, d 2 Jan 1989 Syracuse, NY, wife of
Douglas R. LANDFEAR, daughter of Robert P.
DUNSHEE and Louise
From cemetery records transcribed and compiled by Sharon Kerridge, March 1997, used
with permission. Site:
NEW YORK ~ GENESEE COUNTY
DUNSHEE, Cornelius Edward, b 1838 Genesee Co., NY.
Son of Nelson DUNSHEE and Diana BARNARD. Wife: Elizabeth BURSON.
NOTE: See CALIFORNIA ~ SAN FRANCISCO for more of this family.
From the LDS Ancestral File, Ver. 4.17.
NEW YORK ~ KINGS COUNTY, BROOKLYN
BURIALS, GREEN-WOOD CEMETERY
NEW YORK ~ MONROE COUNTY, MENDON
DUNSHIE Family ~ Mendon, Monroe Co., New York
Lot 24, Mendon Cemetery also called Baptist Hill Cemetery
Dunshie, Infant son of Anson, d Feb. 2, 1883
Dunshie, John M., only son of John & Prudence, d Feb. 2, 1858 @ 21y 9m
Dunshie, John, d Apr. 22, 1872 @ 78y 6m
Dunshie, Prudence, wife of John, d Dec. 11, 1891 @ 87y 9m
From cemetery records compiled by Richard T. Halsey, October 1988, used
with permission. Site:
NEW YORK ~ NEW YORK COUNTY, NEW YORK CITY
DEATH: Joshua C. DUNSHEE, died 27 Jul 1854, Alms House, Blackwell Island,
New York City, NY. New York City Municipal Archives, Alms House Vol. 5, microfilm
roll #35. Per Alms House Admission records, Vol. 107, microfilm roll
#4, Joshua C. DUNSHEE was admitted 19 Dec 1849, age 40, b Ireland, destitute,
former employer George Kellock, Jr.
Robert DUNSHEE, subj. of Great Britain, 11 Apr 1839, New York City, New York,
Court of Common Pleas.
OBIT: James DUNSHEE, born 15 Aug 1817 in the Fourteenth Ward of NYC, NY, son of Samuel
DUNSHEE, a NYC Alderman; died 21 Nov 1881 at 215 E. 52nd St., NYC - the
home of his daughter Mrs. John W. WILLIAMS. James DUNSHEE was Assistant
Treasurer of the Collegiate Dutch Reformed Church for the previous 24
years. James was survived by two sons and a daughter. His wife had died
three years earlier. New York Times, 23 November 1881, p. 2, col. 5.
OBIT: William Adams DUNSHEE, Steel Pioneer. Special to the New York Times.
Los Angeles, May 20-- William Adams DUNSHEE, a pioneer in the
Pittsburgh steel industry, died 20 May 1925 in Los Angeles at the age of
75. He was a former president of Duquesne Tube Works and a counsel for
National Tube Works which became part of the U.S. Steel Corp. DUNSHEE was
a Scottish Rite Mason, a Shriner, and a charter member of the Duquesne
Club of Pittsburgh. He left behind a wife, two sisters, Mrs. Edmund C.
CONVERSE and Miss Margaret DUNSHEE, both of New York, and a brother
Johnstone F. DUNSHEE of McKeesport (PA). New York Times, 21 May
1925, p. 23, col. 4.
WILL ABSTRACT: Samuel DUNSHEE, house carpenter, will dtd. 12 Sep 1853;
Wife: Sophia V., Ch: James DUNSHEE, Henry W. DUNSHEE, Elias DUNSHEE
(deceased), John DUNSHEE, William K. DUNSHEE; Granddaughter: Eunice Esther
(DUNSHEE) ANGEVINE, wife of Onderdonk ANGEVINE. New York City
Municipal Archives, Record of Wills, Liber 108, p. 473.
WILL ABSTRACT: John DUNSHEE, will signed 11 May 1864; Wife: Catharine;
Ch: Samuel Schuyler Kruppers DUNSHEE, Spencer Houghton Cohen DUNSHEE,
Eunice Emma DUNSHEE, & Harriet Catharine DUNSHEE; Father: Samuel DUNSHEE;
Exec: Samuel S. DUNSHEE & Spencer H. DUNSHEE. NYC Municipal Archives,
Record of Wills, Liber 177, p. 47.
WILL ABSTRACT: James DUNSHEE, will dtd. 1 Feb 1877, prov. 28 Nov 1881,
Exec: Thomas DeWitt DUNSHEE; Heirs: Thomas DeWitt DUNSHEE, Catherine T.
WILLIAMS (Catherine TAYLOR m John W. WILLIAMS), & James DUNSHEE,
Granddaughter: Mary Dunshee WILLIAMS, Grandson: Walter WILLIAMS; Wit:
William H. BROWN, 157 Madison St., Brooklyn, NY & John H. STILL, 27 Elm
Place, Brooklyn, NY. NYC Municipal Archives, Record of Wills,
Liber 295, p. 210.
WILL ABSTRACT: Henry W. DUNSHEE, will dtd. 11 Aug 1887, prov. 6 Nov 1893;
Exec: Wife Mary; Daughters: Amelia F. DUNSHEE & Mary P. DUNSHEE; Sis:
Mary Elizabeth DUNSHEE; Great-grandfather: John DUNSHEE; Wit: J. Ferguson
GIFFING & William C. GIFFING, both of 63 Bank Street, NYC, NY.NYC
Municipal Archives, Record of Wills, Liber 49, page 216. See also NEW
YORK ~ Kings Co., Brooklyn, Burials above.
WILL ABSTRACT: Clement Walter DONSHEA, div, of Harrietstown, Franklin Co., NY; will
dtd 15 Oct 1918; Exec & Heir: William I. DONSHEA, brother, 194 Monroe St., Brooklyn, NY;
Next of Kin: William I. DONSHEA, brother; James E. DONSHEA, brother, 145 W. 16th St.,
NYC, NY; Charles F. DONSHEA, brother, 96 Barrow St., New York City, NY; Ida J.
WATSON, sister, 114 East 32nd St., NYC, NY; Wit: Nellie VON OTTENFIELD, 18 Forest
Hill Ave., Saranac Lake, Essex Co., NY & Francis B. CANTWELL of Saranac Lake, Essex Co.,
NY. Surrogate's Court, Franklin County, NY.
WILL ABSTRACT: William Isaac DONSHEA JR., will dtd 20 May 1931; Ch: Jane
E. DALE, Clement H. DONSHEA, Frank H. DONSHEA; Brother: James Edward
DONSHEA; Brother's Wife: Francis (FISHER) DONSHEA; Deceased Wife's Niece:
Alison MacGuffe SHARPE. Wit: LOVE & CRATZ of Brooklyn, NY. NYC
Municipal Archives, Record of Wills, Liber 1491, p. 407.
NEW YORK ~ SARATOGA COUNTY, CHARLTON & BALLSTON SPA
On 30 May 1824 in Charlton, Sally DUNSHIE of Charlton was married to Stephen B. NOBLE,
a merchant of Ballston Spa, by the Rev. Kincade (2-6/1). 10,000 Vital Records
of Eastern New York, 1777-1834 by Fred Q. Bowman, 1987.
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