Emilie Lay1

(19 November 1834 - 1 September 1906)

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Emilie Sophie Johanna Lay
1834 - 1906
Relationship3rd great-grandmother of The 3 Tracys
Family Group:Weygand
Trees14 Generations of Our Ancestors
Our Weygand Family Pedigree
Descent from Valentin Weygand - 1711
FatherNathan (Edward) Lay2 (11 Apr 1811 - )
MotherJeanette Odenheimer2 (14 May 1812 - )

Birth - Marriage - Death

ChildEmilie Lay was born on 19 November 1834, in Local Isrealite Parish, Pforzheim, Grand Duchy of Baden.1,3
BrideJohann Ludwig Weygand married Emilie Lay, daughter of Nathan (Edward) Lay and Jeanette Odenheimer, on 5 February 1856 in Evangelisch (Methodist/Protestant Church), Pforzheim, Grand Duchy of Baden.4,1
MotherShe, the mother of Karl Georg (Charles George) Weygand, presented him for baptism on 10 July 1859, in Pforzheim, Grand Duchy of Baden.5
WidowShe became a widow when her husband Johann died before 17 September 1874; Ludwig and Emilie had moved to Manneheim from Heidelberg in late 1869 or early 1870 where their last two children, Sophia and Wilhelm, were born... Wilhelm in July of 1873.
     Emilie (Lay) Weygand is named on this date as the widow of Ludwig Weygand in a notated Family Register, a civil record of family members.6
DeceasedShe died on 1 September 1906 in Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York, at the age of 71.1,7
InterredShe was buried in Lutheran Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens Co., New York.8,9

Children with Johann Ludwig Weygand:

Immigrant Ancestor

In 1881, Emilie Weygand arrived in Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York. She came with her children: Mary (18 yrs), Robert (14 yrs), Sophie (11 yrs), and William (8 yrs). Her sons Karl and Fred had come earlier, together in 1879.10

Residences and Censuses

In 1890, an Emilie Weygand resided at 510 E. 84th, New York, New York Co., New York. If this widow is Emilie (Lay) Weygand, she was living in the Upper East Side of Manhattan. As of Sept. 2013, nothing has been found to collaborate or refute this information.

Church

Church AffiliationOn 24 January 1856, in Stadtpfarrei Evangelisch, Pforzheim, Grand Duchy of Baden,Emilie Lay converted from Judaism to the Evangelical Religion (Protestant). On her conversion she received the Christian name of Sophie Johanna. When receiving her first Holy Communion on 3 February 1856, she became a member of the local Evangelical Church.11

Sources - Citations

  1. [S465] Letter from Norman Charles Reuel (Lake San Marcos, California) to Erna (Reuel) Lenhart, 28 March 1988; KGW3-LTR-465 Paper Files of Sean C Tracy (Tracy Home Office). Cover letter delineating the author's and his aunt's (the recipient) ancestral line through four generations - his father to his great, great grandparents, Jacob Weygand, Margarethe Pfeffer, Nathan Lay, and Jeanette Odenheimer, gives date and location of marriage.
  2. [S466] Norman C. Reuel, "Weygand (Reuel) Pedigree Chart", 17 October 1992 (Lake San Marcos, California).
  3. [S467] Weygand Ancestry of Karl Georg Weygand, Family Tree, 11 August 2001, Paper Files of Sean C Tracy, Tracy Home Office, Prepared for Reunion 2001; shows date as 22 November 1834.
  4. [S468] Polizeipräsidium Mannheim Familienbögen, 1800-1900; 17 September 1874 Listing of family members with notations; recorded the inhabitants of a house from the time they moved in until they moved on. Copy of German original from microfilm by ancestry.com - translation by N.C. Reuel; : Emilie (Amilie) Weygand (Lay) is named as the widow of Ludwig Weygand; Digital Files of Sean C. Tracy, Tracy Home Office.
  5. [S465] Letter, Norman Charles Reuel to Erna (Reuel) Lenhart, 28 March 1988, J. Riehm, City Pastor, recorded the location and dates of his birth and baptism on 11 July 1859, one day after his baptism.
  6. [S468] Mannheim Family Registers.
  7. [S210] Find A Grave, online at findagrave.com; Photographs and data are submitted by volunteer members - Text only data should be confirmed by additional sources, Memorial #37311447; no photo.
  8. [S465] Letter, Norman Charles Reuel to Erna (Reuel) Lenhart, 28 March 1988, gives location of burial.
  9. [S210] Find A Grave, online at findagrave.com, Emilia Sophie Lay Weygand.
  10. [S465] Letter, Norman Charles Reuel to Erna (Reuel) Lenhart, 28 March 1988, Family Notes, ppg 129, 131, 133.
  11. [S465] Letter, Norman Charles Reuel to Erna (Reuel) Lenhart, 28 March 1988, gives date of conversion and location.
  12. [S465] Letter, Norman Charles Reuel to Erna (Reuel) Lenhart, 28 March 1988, gives location, the date.
  13. [S465] Letter, Norman Charles Reuel to Erna (Reuel) Lenhart, 28 March 1988, gives date and location of marriage and names of children.
  14. [S465] Letter, Norman Charles Reuel to Erna (Reuel) Lenhart, 28 March 1988, gives locations, the dates.
  15. [S705] Family History Library, Compiler, Deutschland Geburten und Taufen, 1558-1898, online https://familysearch.org, (Salt Lake City, Utah), accessed 7 October 2015, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V41D-VH3; citing: FHL microfilm 1,189,241.
  16. [S705] Deutschland Geburten und Taufen, 1558-1898, 7 October 2015, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V41D-LJQ; citing: FHL microfilm 1,189,241.
  17. [S465] Letter, Norman Charles Reuel to Erna (Reuel) Lenhart, 28 March 1988, gives the date.
  18. [S465] Letter, Norman Charles Reuel to Erna (Reuel) Lenhart, 28 March 1988, gives the names.
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