Byron Shoff is my great-grandfather. All the information below I received from my father. He determined Byron's parents were Henry Shoff and Melissa Dutton but he has not been able to go further back than that. Byron's siblings are Wells, Newell, Cora, Lillian, Nora, and James C. (b. 1868, d. 1916; m. ___ Reynolds).
Byron married Sarah Geraldine Torrey, dau. of James Allen Torrey and Ann V. Manley. Their children are:
Edgar Henry Shoff, b. 27 Nov 1892, d. 14 Mar 1960 in Pavilion, New York. He married (1) 20 July 1915 to Martha Rafferty (one child, Gerald, b. 1916). He married (2) 12 Dec 1931 to Isabell Hammerschmide (dau. of Martin George and Daisy (Field)). They had one child, Martin.
Clara Lucille Shoff, b. July 1894, d. 19 Apr 1914, buried in the West Perry Cemetery, Wyoming County, New York.
Elwin Lee Shoff, b. 22 Feb 1897, d. 19 Mar 1897.
Roy Amos Shoff, b. 27 July 1899 in Perry, NY, d. 27 June 1982 in Brockport, Monroe Co., NY and buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Brockport. He married Irene Marie Lingenfelter. Child: John B. who married Peg ___ and they had Karen and Mike.
Hazel Inez Shoff, b. 26 Jan 1902 in Perry, d. Sept 1974 in Henretta, Monroe Co., NY, buried in the Glenwood Cemetery in Perry. She married 24 Nov 1920 to Laurence Reed Smith. The had two children, Edward and Laurene.
Myrtle Viola Shoff, b. 1 Oct 1908 in Leciester, Livingston Co., NY, d. 22 May 1976, Silver Springs, Wyoming Co., NY, buried in West Perry Cemetery. She married Robert Carney on 24 Dec 1926. They had Clara M., Paul, Raymond Robert, Richard, John Henry, Gerald Ray, and Ronald Joseph.
Lyle Allen Shoff, b. 13 Nov 1910, d. 10 Oct 1958 in Penn Yan, Yates Co., NY. He married Cecelia Gwendolyn Lewis Buckle on 13 Nov 1945 in Avon, Livingston Co., NY. They had Gary Allen, David Charles, and Terry Lee.
Violet Cora Shoff, b. 1914, m. Philip Van Tyne.
I hope this information helps. If you want the ancestry of the Torrey's, e-mail me directly.
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