Ruth Emma Roeckel (Van Allen)
|Also Known As:||"Gaga"|
|Birthplace:||Jamaica, New York, United States|
|Managed by:||Private User|
Historical records matching Ruth Emma Roeckel
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 ...
...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.