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Re: Comfort family NY
Posted by: Sheila McCormack Date: November 11, 2001 at 16:17:43
In Reply to: Comfort family NY by Cheryl Evans of 411

According to Botting "Comfort Family of America" Book:

Geographical evidence suggests that Arkless Comfort was a descendant of Isaac B. but we have not been able to prove his parentage.

Arkless Comfort 1885-1925. was of Columbia Twp, Bradford Co, Pa. He and Florence are buried in Woodlawn Cem. in Elmira, NY. m. Florence Parks (c1889 - ) She was b. in Burlington, Bradford Co. She m. May 1, 1926 Arthur T. Bryant.

Children:

Harriett was born at Columbia Cross Roads, Bradford Co at the time of her marriage she was a practical nurse, ae 39.
m. 1. ______________ 2. Jerry L. Ayers. He was b. and l. at Elmira, NY

Annabelle Comfort Jan. 1, 1914 b. at Columbia Cross Roads.
m. (1) Victor Crumb , he had previously been divorced.
m. (2) William Edward Hirst on Dec. 29, 1939.

Lida May , 1917 - Aug 12, 1917, is buried in Woodlawn Cem. Elmira NY it is not proved that she was the dau of Arkless.

Leo M. Oct. 14, 1918, m. Barbara Presher at Elmira, NY and she was born there. Their child was: Gary M., Aug. 29, 1943 b. in Elmira, m. Audrey H. Grant at Elmira on June 10, 1965. She was born in Owego, Tioga County, NY.

Hope this helps.

Please note: Not everything in this book is correct, if you have anything to add or correct please let me know. Thanks,

Sheila McCormack
McKune/Comfort Family Historian


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