Obit: Staffney, Lydia (1882 - 1959)

Contact: Marsha Hosfeld

Surnames: Staffney, Hinkes, Fuchsgruber

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 06/11/1959

Staffney, Lydia (5 Nov. 1882 - 31 May 1959)

Mrs. Lydia Staffney, a former resident of Colby and daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Matt Hinkes of Colby, passed away at the age of 76 years. She had been making her home with her daughter, Helen, in California. A son in Florida also survives. Burial was made in Milwaukee June 6.

Biographical Information

California Death Index, 1940-1997

Name: Lydia May Staffney  [Lydia May Hinkes]

Social Security #: 394052869    Sex: Female

Birth Date: 5 Nov 1882              Birthplace: Wisconsin

Death Date: 31 May 1959          Death Place: Los Angeles

Mother's Maiden Name: Fuchsgruber    Father's Surname: Hinkes 

1900 United States Federal Census

Name: Lydia M Hinkes    Age: 17    Birth Date: Nov 1882    Birthplace: Wisconsin

Race: White    Gender: Female    Relationship to head-of-house: Daughter

Father's Name: Mathew Hinkes    Father's Birthplace: Illinois

Mother's Name: Anna K Hinkes    Mother's Birthplace: Wisconsin

Marital Status: Single

Home in 1900: Hull, Marathon, Wisconsin [Colby, Marathon, Wisconsin]

Mathew Hinkes           42

Anna K Hinkes            41

Alexander M Hinkes   20

Lydia M Hinkes           17


Wisconsin Marriages, pre-1907

Name: Lydia Hinkes    Marriage Date: 9 Jan 1906    County: Milwaukee

Volume: 38     Page: 0024


Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930

Groom's Name: John J. Staffney       Groom's Birthplace: Manistee, Mich.

Bride's Name: Lydia May Hinkes    Bride's Birthplace: Colby

Marriage Date: 09 Jan 1906              Marriage Place: Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Groom's Father's Name: Joseph Staffney     Groom's Mother's Name: Anna Kowalska

Bride's Father's Name: Mathias Hinkes        Bride's Mother's Name: Anna Foxgrave

Groom's Race: White     Bride's Race: White

Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M00141-4     System Origin: Wisconsin-EASy

Source Film Number: 1014019                            Reference Number: 1014019 CN 237


Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930 for Lydia Hinkes

Groom's Name:    John J. Staffney

Bride's Name:       Lydia Hinkes

Marriage Date:     29 Dec 1905

Marriage Place:    Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Groom's Father's Name: Joseph Staffney     Groom's Mother's Name: Anna Staffney

Bride's Father's Name: Mathias Hinkes        Bride's Mother's Name: Forglaver

Indexing Project (Batch) Number:   I00839-9    System Origin: Wisconsin-EASy

Source Film Number: 1292329                          Reference Number: 2665


1910 United States Federal Census

Name: Lydia Staffney    Age in 1910: 27    Estimated Birth Year: 1883    Birthplace: Wisconsin

Relation to Head of House: Wife    Father's Birth Place: Illinois    Mother's Birth Place: Wisconsin

Spouse's Name: John J Staffney      Marital Status: Married           Race: White    Gender: Female

Home in 1910: Mattoon Ward 1, Coles, Illinois

John J Staffney    29  Michigan-unknown-unknown  Occup: engineer - railroad

Lydia Staffney    27  WI-IL-WI    married 4 years    2 of 2 children living

Helen J Staffney   3  IL-MI-WI

James R Staffney   1 5/12  IL-MI-WI


1930 United States Federal Census

Name: Lydie M Staffney    Age: 43    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1887    Birthplace: Wisconsin

Relation to Head of House: Head        Widowed     Race: White

Occupation: Rec Clerk - Paper Mill Mfr     Parents' birthplace: IL, WI

Home in 1930: Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Lydie M Staffney    43

Helen I Staffney     25  Single - Nurse, Private Homes


Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947 for Joseph J. Staffney

Name: Joseph J. Staffney    Death Date: 29 Oct 1916    Death Place: Waukegan, Lake, Illinois

Gender: Male    Age: 38      Estimated Birth Year: 1878     Occupation: Motorman

Burial Date:          31 Oct 1916

Burial Place:         Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Digital Folder Number: 4007991     Image Number: 1566

Film Number: 1531030                    Volume/Page/Certificate Number: cn 19641



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