Joseph W. Gotchy Family
Joseph W. Gotchy also known as Joseph W. GAUTHIER DIT GOTCHY
was born in April, 1832 in Bagotville, Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada. He died
on 28 Apr 1893 in Bothell, King, WA . The Gotchy name evolved from school
in Wisconsin where Joseph only spoke French and a school teacher spelled
it Gotchy, which is Polish and it stuck. Joseph was employed as miner from
about December, 1850 - 22 Dec 1851 in North American Mines, Eagle Run, Lake
Superior, MI. He enlisted 24 June 1861 as a private in a company of Wisconsin
Volunteers. He transfered to gunboat service 17 Feb 1862. Joseph married
Angeline M. LEDUC, daughter of Joseph LEDUC and possibly
Louise SHEQUIM, on 4 Oct 1854 in Warren, Macomb, MI. Angeline was born on
1 Jul 1839 in Detroit, Macomb, MI. She died on 7 Oct 1923 in Blaine, Whatcom,
WA and was buried in Enterprise Cemetery, Ferndale, Whatcom, WA.
Albert GOTCHY was born on 28 Feb 1857 in Fon du Lac, Wisconsin. He
died on 23 Sep 1935 in Bellingham, Whatcom WA and was buried in Enterprise
Cemetery, Ferndale, WA. Albert was employed as merchant 17 Nov 1881 in Eau
Plein, Portage, WI. He had joined the Baptist church by 1881 and was employed
as sawyer at shingle mill 1 Jun 1900 in Blaine, Whatcom, WA. He resided in
Alaska on 8 Oct 1923. Albert married Jeanette L. CARPENTER "Jennie", daughter
of Joseph W. CARPENTER and Martha Elizabeth RASEY, on 17 Nov 1881 in Stevens
Point, Portage, WI. Jennie was born on 20 May 1857 in Knowlton, Marathon
Co., WI. She died on 12 Jun 1950 in Bellingham, Whatcom, WA and was buried
in Enterprise Cemetery, Ferndale, Whatcom, WA.
Charles Albert [HAMMOND] GOTCHY was born on 13 Apr 1875 in Portage
County, WI and died in February, 1949. He was the son of Jennie CARPENTER
and her first husband, Mr. HAMMOND and later took the GOTCHY name. Charles
married 10 Apr 1898 in Blaine, Whatcom, WA, Annie B. NASH, who was born about
1879 in IL to John D. and Jenny (MAYBERRY) NASH.
Clarence Edward "Eddie" GOTCHY was born on 22 Oct 1886 in Wisconsin.
Harriet M. GOTCHY was born in April, 1890 in Blaine, Whatcom, WA.
Hattie married Bernard J. WHITE 9 Jul 1910.
Lula Ruth GOTCHY was born in 2 Aug 1894 in Blaine, Whatcom, WA and
died 1 Sep 1970 in Portland, Multnomah, OR. Lula married Russell Maxwell
PECK on 26 Dec 1918 in Portland, Multnomah, OR. Russell was born on 4 Apr
1898 in Roscomman, MI to Elwood and Grace Marion (SIMONS) PECK and died 11
Sep 1957 in Portland, Multnomah, OR.
Ida Lillian GOTCHY was born in 25 Aug 1896 in Blaine, Whatcom,Washington
and died 6 Oct 1990 in Inglewood, Los Angeles, CA. Ida married Warneth REQUA,
who was born 16 Dec 1892, and died 14 Jan 1958 in Los Angeles, CA.
Charles Wellington GOTCHY was born on 22 Jul 1859 in Fon du Lac,
Wisconsin. He died on 12 Apr 1947 in Olympia Thurston, WA from prostrate
cancer and was buried in Tumwater Odd Fellows Cemetery, Olympia, WA. Charles
married Alice Belle CARPENTER, daughter of Joseph W. CARPENTER and Martha
Elizabeth RACEY, on 3 Nov 1881 in BuenaVista, Portage, WI. Alice was born
on 24 Sep 1861 in Buena Vista, WI. She was buried in Tumwater Odd Fellows
Cemetery, Olympia, WA
Josephine GOTCHY was born in 1862 in Fon du Lac, WI. She died in 1951.
She was employed as knot sawyer, shingle mill in April, 1900 in Blaine, Whatcom,
WA. Josephine married Joseph CUMMINGS in Wisconsin. Joseph was born about
1855 in Fon-du-Lac, WI.
Bell Joanne GOTCHY was born in February, 1864 in Fon du Lac County,
WI. She died on 5 Jul 1951 in Anacortes, Skagit, WA. Bell moved in 1905 from
Eau Pleine, Marathon, WI to Anacortes, WA. She was christened in February,
1864 in Wisconsin. Bell married Louis DURANCEAU, son of Louis DURANCEAU II
and Josephete MONMILLION, in Wisconsin. Louis was born on 13 Apr 1853 in
Fon-du-Lac, WI and died on 18 Dec 1920.
Henri Joseph GOTCHY was born in October, 1865 in Wisconsin. Henri
married Clara CARPENTER, daughter of Joseph W. CARPENTER and Martha Elizabeth
George Elmer GOTCHY was born on 22 Aug 1868 in Wisconsin. He died
on 5 Apr 1943 in Tacoma, Pierce, WA and was buried in Greenacres Cemetery,
Whatcom, County, WA. G. Elmer GOTCHY married on 23 Jul 1908 in Bellingham,
Whatcom, WA, Naomi JONES who was born on 10 Jun 1868 in Illinois. She died
on 8 Sep 1942 and was buried in Greenacres Cemetery, Whatcom County, WA.
Rose GOTCHY was born in 1873 in Wisconsin. Rose married Frank LEWIS.
Joseph W. GOTCHY "Josie" was born on 14 Mar 1876 in Portage County,
Wisconsin. He died on 6 Jun 1952 in Bellingham, Whatcom, WA and was buried
in Enterprise Cemetery, Ferndale, WA. Josie married Dorothy R. WALLACE
who was born on 9 Oct 1883 in Lizard Twp, Pocahontas Co., Iowa to David
W. and Rose Ann (DEMPSEY) WALLACE. She died on 31 Dec 1951 and was buried
in Enterprise Cemetery, Ferndale, WA.
Elsie GOTCHY was born on 20 Nov 1880 in Eau Pleine, Portage, WI. She
died on 20 Jul 1939 in Blaine, Whatcom, Washington and was buried on 22 Jul
1939 in Enterprise Cemetery, Custer, Whatcom, Washington. Elsie married Frank
Edward BICE as his second wife 29 Oct 1912. He was born on 31 January 1878
near Custer, Whatcom, WA to Thomas and
Lois ( WHITCOMB) BICE. He died on 26 April 1956 in Bellingham, Whatcom,
WA and was buried on 30 April 1956 in Blaine Cemetery, Blaine, Whatcom, WA.
Submitted by Diane
Peck and Bob
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