Gertrude Fredericka Barnett
b. 29 April 1889, d. October 1980
- Father: George W. Barnett b. 9 March 1855, d. 14 September 1931
- Mother: Elizabeth Kammerer b. 12 February 1854, d. 13 February 1937
- Gertrude Fredericka Barnett was born on 29 April 1889 in New York.
- George W. Barnett and Elizabeth Kammerer appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York, at 123 Waverly Avenue. Other members of the household included Gertrude Fredericka Barnett, Elizabeth Susan Barnett, Louise Margaret Barnett, George Jacob Barnett, Ruth Harriet Barnett and Harriet N. Moore.
- George W. Barnett and Elizabeth Kammerer appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York, at 123 Waverly Street. Other members of the household included Gertrude Fredericka Barnett, Elizabeth Susan Barnett, George Jacob Barnett and Ruth Harriet Barnett.
- She was a stenographer in a hardware store, according to the 1910 census.
- The following appeared on 14 June 1916 in The Buffalo Express: Mr. and Mrs. George W. Barnett have issued invitations for the marriage of their daughter, Gertrude, to Joseph F. Lepine on Thursday evening, June 29th, at 7 o'clock in the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant.
- She married Joseph Ferguson Lepine, son of Ferguson Mitchell Lepine and Katherine M. Furthmueler, on 29 June 1916 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York, at Presbyterian Church of the Covenant.
- The following appeared on 30 June 1916 in The Buffalo Morning Express: The marriage of Miss Gertrude Barnett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Barnett, and Joseph F. Lepine was solemnized at 7 o'clock last evening in the Presbyterian church of the Covenant, the Rev. John D. Campbell officiating. The church was decorated with palms, evergreens, pink peonies and marguerites. Ropes of Smilax were caught from the chandeliers. The pews for the house guests were marked with pink peonies and marguerites. Carl Kammerer of Niagara Falls, cousin of the bride, played a programme of organ music as the guests were assembling, ending in the Lohengrin bridal chorus as the bridal party entered, led by the ushers, Myron B. Bloy of Detroit, Mich., and William Lewis. The ushers were followed by the maid of honor, Miss Myrtle Hutchinson, and the two bridesmaids, Miss Helen Kammerer of Niagara Falls and Miss Ruth Barnett, sister of the bride. The bride entered with her father and was met at the altar by the bridegroom and his best man, George J. Barnett. She wore a gown of pussywillow taffeta with lace and pearl trimmings. Her veil was fastened with orange blossoms and she carried a shower bouquet of bride roses and lilies of the valley. The maid of honor, wore green-flowered voile trimmed with green satin bands and carried an arm bouquet of Ophelia roses. Miss Kammerer wore pink-flowered voile trimmed with pink satin bands and carried an arm bouquet of pink Killarney roses. A reception to 100 guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Barnett in Waverly street followed the ceremony. Palms, pink and white peonies and roses adorned the rooms. The bride's table was laid for fourteen and was centered with pink roses. The other guests were seated at small tables which were centered with pink candelabra. The guests included Mr. and Mrs. John Guenther of Welland, Ont., Mr. and Mrs. Frank L. Barnett, Miss Nettie Platt of Alden, J. A. Kammerer of Toronto, Ont., Mrs. and Mrs. M. H. Mayle, Miss Helen Mayle, Mr. and Mrs. Louis K. Eimer, Paul Eimer, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Ford, Mrs. Adam Kammerer, Miss Marie Kammerer, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ford, Miss Louise Ford, Charles Ford, Jr., Miss Norma Hoffman, Miss Alice Young, Mr. and Mrs. George Benning, Miss Elsa Vorwerck of Niagara Falls, Mr. and Mrs. George F. Loehr of Lancaster, Miss Gladys Williams of Toronto., Ont., Mr. and Mrs. M. Bloy of Detroit, Mich., Miss Winifred Hewetson and Miss Vera Hewetson of Brampton, Ont., Miss Alma Hart of Scranton, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. Lepine will spend their honeymoon in the Catskill mountains and will be at home after August 1st in Buffalo.
- Joseph Ferguson Lepine and Gertrude Fredericka Barnett appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York, at 228 East Delaware Avenue. Other members of the household included James Russell Lepine.
- A reunion of the Kammerer family was held in 1923 Kammerer family at the home of Helen Kammerer Hoffman, on the occasion of sister Phoebe Kammerer's Frank's visit from her home in Devil's Lake, North Dakota.
- Joseph Ferguson Lepine and Gertrude Fredericka Barnett appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York, at 1208 Kensington. Other members of the household included James Russell Lepine.
- The following appeared on 14 February 1937 in the Buffalo Courier-Express: Mrs. George W. Barnett, 83 years old, 123 Waverly Street, the only remaining charter member of Covenant Presbyterian Church, died yesterday morning in her home after an illness of about a week. Mrs. Barnett was honored last fall at Covenant Church's 50th anniversary celebration in the church hall, 1525 Michigan Avenue.
Born in New York City, Mrs. Barnett came to Buffalo with her family when a young girl. She had lived here ever since. Her husband died about five years ago.
Survivors include six children, Mrs. Michael Bloy, Detroit, Mich; Mrs. Elisabeth Barrnett, Buffalo; Mrs. Martin H. Mayle, Niagara Falls; George J. Barnett, New York City; Mrs. Joseph F. Lepine and Mrs. Glenn H. Rickards, Buffalo, and several grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p. m. tomorrow in the home. The Rev. Donald M. Chappell will officiate. Burial will be in Acacia Park Cemetery.
- The following appeared on 7 September 1956 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: Mrs. Louise Barnett Mayle, 77, of Lockport Rd., died Thursday (Sept 6, 1956) in Ransom Nursing Home, NIagara Falls, after a year's illness.
Mrs. Mayle was born in Buffalo. She was a member of Riverdale Rebekah Lodge No. 195, IOOF, the Rural Club, and the Women's Society of the Niagara United Presbyterian Church.
Widow of the late Mrtin H. Mayle, she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. David Stirling, Winnipeg, Man., and Mrs. Wilbur Cameron, Tiffin, Ohio; three sisters, Mrs. Sarah Bloy, Detroit, Mich., Mrs. Joseph Lepine, Clarence, N. Y., and Mrs. Glen Rickard, Buffalo; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be conducted at the Bell Funeral Chapel at 2:30 p. m. Saturday, by the Rev. William J. Devine. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Niagara Falls.
- The SSDI lists Buffalo, Erie County, New York, as the last residence of record of Gertrude Fredericka Barnett.
- Gertrude Fredericka Barnett died in October 1980 at age 91 or 24 November 1980.
- Last Edited: 24 Oct 2015