Ruth Emma Roeckel

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Ruth Emma Roeckel (Van Allen)

Also Known As: "Gaga"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Jamaica, New York, United States
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Henry A. Van Allen and Catharine Van Allen
Wife of George Roeckel
Mother of Cora Evelyn Kelly and Edna Leah Roeckel
Sister of Stephen M Van Allen and Emma Van Allen

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About Ruth Emma Roeckel

From AJK Jr. notes: (quote)

Gaga" name given Emma Van Allen daughter of Catharine (nee Tasker) Van Allen and Henry Van Allen.

Gaga was maternal grandmother of Albert J. Kelly, Jr. (unquote)

Brian C. Kelly notes: the name "Gaga" may have originated due to the attempt of the first son of AJK, Jr (BCK) to say "great grandmother"

[In subject "first person" not quotation]

My sister and I transfered property to a family member.

As of Spring 2016, there was still an internet reference, a URL ...

http://bklyn.newspapers.com/image/53949795/

...to this which reads:

Ruth Emma Roeckel and Catharine B. Van Allen have sold to Stephen B. Van Allen of Jamaica a parcel 175 x 148 on the north side of Douglass Street, adjoining the Long Island Railroad; also, 65 x 120 feet on the East side of Puntine Street adjoining the Long Island Railroad; also 75 x 180 feet on the west side of Merrick Road, south of South Street; also 26 feet on the north side of South Street, at Jamaica.

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Ruth Emma Roeckel's Timeline

1863
January 19, 1863
Jamaica, New York, United States
1884
October 7, 1884
Age 21
1887
July 18, 1887
Age 24
Valley Stream, Queens, New York, United States
1953
October 9, 1953
Age 90
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