Born: 1871

Died: 1960

Married: Rose Duprey

Children: Mildred, Margaret, Leon

John Marquay was a guide who built the Marquay Cottage; his daughter, Mildred was a nurse.

Neither John Marquay nor Rose Duprey Marquay were born in Saranac Lake. Mining was part of the Marquay family lore, and the family recalls a connection to Cookshaft St. in Mineville, NY.

Adirondack Daily Enterprise, June 6, 1960

John Marquay Dies After Long Illness

John Marquay, 89, of 6 Slater Ave., died yesterday morning after a long illness. He was a retired camp caretaker. Mr. Marquay was born at Mineville on April 28 1871.

Survivors are his wife, the former Rose Duprey; a son, Leon of New York City; two daughters, Mrs. Mildred Castellon of Saranac Lake and Mrs. Margaret Stanton of Miami, Fla.; a sister, Mrs. Harriet Drinkwine of Ticonderoga; seven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.

Friends may call tonight and tomorrow night from seven to ten and tomorrow afternoon from two to four at the Keough and Sons Funeral Home. There will be a Rosary Service there tomorrow evening at 8:30 and a Solemn High Mass at 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Bernard's Church. Burial will be in Pine Ridge Cemetery.


2012-09-29 18:16:34   My Great-Grandfather. Born 1871, Died 1960. Married to Rose (Duprey) Marquay. Children: Mildred, Margaret, Leon —