BOBAY FAMILY

 

BOBAY, DESCENDENTS OF GERMAIN BOBAY

 

1.  Germain Bobay  b: Feb 24, 1807 in Saint Germaine, Canton of Fontaine, Dept of Haut

        Rhin, France  d:  Before 1860 of cholera in the local cholera epidemic.

            +  Pauline Perry or Perrey  b:  about 1810 in France

 

                        2.  Jean “John” Baptiste Bobay  b:  abt 1834 in France

                                    +  Julie  b: abt 1842

 

                                                3.  Frank P. Bobay

                                                3.  Pauline Bobay

                                                3.  Joseph B. Bobay

                                                3.  Christina Bobay

 

                        2.  Phillipe J. Bobay  b: May 13, 1836 in France  d: March 5, 1904 in St.

                               Joseph Twp., Allen Co., IN   married Dec 9, 1864 in St. Vincent’s

                               Catholic Church, Fort Wayne, Allen Co., IN   (or Nov. 9)

                                    +  Marie Sallot  b: in France

 

                                                3.  Albert Bobay

                                                3.  Ameil Bobay

                                                3.  Clara Bobay

                                                3.  Eulalia Bobay

                                                3.  Edward Bobay

                                                3.  Clarence Bobay

 

                        2.  Pauline Bobay  b: Feb 1838

                        2.  Pierre Francois Xavior Bobay  b: July 1841

                        2.  Jean “John” August Bobay  b: Aug 3, 1843 in Perry Twp., Allen Co., IN

                               d: Aug 17, 1902   married Aug 28, 1866 at St. Vincent’s Catholic Church

                                    +  Julia Celina Tournier  b: Jan 16, 1845  in France  d: Sept 25, 1915

                                          

                                                3.  Louise Bobay, about 1866

                                                3.  Paul Bobay  b: July 14, 1867

                                                            +  Clara White

 

                                                3.  Edward Francis Bobay  b: Sept 6, 1869  d: May 11, 1954

                                                        married Jan 25, 1898 at St. Vincent’s Catholic Church

                                                            +  Cecilia August White  b: Nov 2, 1874 

 

                                                                        4.  Raymond E. Bobay  b: July 22, 1899

                                                                        4.  Oscar J. Bobay  b: Aug 15, 1901 in IN

                                                                                d:  March 1978

                                                                                    +  Marie Elizabeth Martin

                                                                                          b: June 12, 1902  d: March 1978

 

                                                                        4.  Enna Bobay  b: abt 1904

                                                                        4.  Marcella Bobay  b: abt 1906

                                                                        4.  Harley Bobay  b: June 8, 1907

                                                                        4.  Virgil J. Bobay  b: Sept 25, 1909

                                                                        4.  Velma C. Bobay  b: abt 1914

                                                                                d: Dec 24, 2004  m. abt 1940

                                                                                    +  Martin Scherschel  d: 1984

                                                                                                5. Thomas M. Scherschel

                                                                                                5.  Robert P. Scherschel

                                                                                                5.  Stephen E. Scherschel

                                                                                                5.  Richard J. Scherschel

                                                                                                5.  Edward J. Scherschel

                                                                                                5.  Kevin R. Scherschel

                                                                                                5.  Roseann M. Scherschel

                                                                                                            +  Bernard Spieth

                                                                                                5.  Marita A. Schershcle

                                                                                                            +  Jon Vonderau

                                                                                                5.  Patricia L. Scherschel

                                                                                                            + Jack Bouse

                                                                                                5.  Catherine R. Scherschel

                                                                                                            +  Walter  

                                                                                                5.  Mary Jo Scherschel

                                                                                                            +  Mearl Doster

 

                                                3.  Marie Bobay

                                                3.  Augustine Joseph Bobay  b: Dec 7, 1871  d: March 12,

                                                       1930 in Fort Wayne, IN   m: Nov 2, 1902

                                                            +  Emma Mary Parnin  b: March 18, 1877 

                                                                   d: Jan 1, 1958 in CA    

                                                           

 

                                                The following appear to be the children of Augustine and Emma:

                                                                        4.  Louis J. Bobay  b: Mch 7, 1898 d:June 15, 1967

                                                                        4.  Inez Mary Bobay  b: Feb 27, 1902  d: Apr 22, 1991

                                                                        4.  Alfred Joseph Bobay  b: June 28, 1904  d: June 9, 1996

                                                                        4.  Violet Mary Bobay  b: Feb 11, 1909  d: Jan 5, 1968

 

                                                            +  Nellie Prichard  m: about 1915

 

                                                3.  John Bobay  b: Nov 17, 1884

                                                3.  Alexander Bobay  b: Nov 3, 1886

 

                        2.  Josephine Bobay  b: 1846  married Jan 9, 1866 at St. Vincent’s 

                                    +  Francois Augustin Sarazen

 

                                                3.  Alfred Sarazen

                                                3.  Victor Sarazen

                                                3.  Louis Sarazen

                                                3.  Mary Sarazen

                                                3.  Sylvester Sarazen

                                                3.  Julius Sarazen

                                                3.  Charles Sarazen      

                                                3.  John Sarazen

                                                3.  Virginia Sarazen

                                                3.  Sophia Sarazen

                                                3.  August Sarazen

 

                        2.  Ferdinand Bobay  b: Abt 1847 in Perry Twp., Allen Co., IN

                                    +  Mary Louise Lamont  b: abt 1857

 

                                                3.  Charles Bobay  b: abt 1874

                                                3.  Rosale Bobay  b: abt 1876

                                                3.  Clarra Bobay  b: abt 1879

                                                3.  George Bobay

 

                        2.  Francis Bobay  b: 1849

 

 

 

Other Bobay familes that may be a part of this family.   Does anyone know??

 

1.  Peter Bobay  b: abt 1838 in France  (Peter is Pierre Bobay 1837-1917?)

            +  Jane  b: about 1840 in France  (Jane is Eugenie Jane Martin 1840-1926)

                       

                        2.  Sophia Bobay  b: abt 1864

                                    +  Stephen Novick  b: abt 1867

 

                                                3.  Leander D. Novick  b: abt 1898

 

                        2.  Joseph A. Bobay  b: June 1868 in IN

                        2.  Nester Bobay  b: abt 1870

                        2.  Frank J. Bobay  b: May 1872 in IN   married May 7, 1900 in Allen Co., IN

                                    +  Rose Weber  b: abt 1869 

 

                                                3.  Bernard T. Bobay  b: abt 1905

 

                        2.  Leonard C. Bobay  b: Sept 1881

 

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1.  Victor Bobay  b: abt 1841 in France

            +  Christina Boley  b: abt 1850

 

                        2.  Clarence J. Bobay   married Dec 27, 1908

                                    +  Lillian B. Haskell

                        2.  Frank Bobay  b: abt 1870

                        2.  Laura Bobay  b: abt 1872

                        2.  Mary Bobay  b: abt 1874

                        2.  Bernadette Bobay  b: abt 1876

                        2.  Cecelia Bobay  b: abt 1880

                        2.  Andrew Bobay  b: April 25, 1890  d: May 1979 in Fort Wayne, IN

                                married Jan 15, 1918 in Allen Co., IN

                                    +  Susie M. Gill  b: abt 1895 

                                   

                                                3.  Mary E. Bobay  b: abt 1918

                                                3.  Carol V. Bobay  b: abt 1921

                                                3.  Richard P. Bobay  b: abt 1924

                                                3.  Suzane Bobay  b: abt 1929

                                                3.  Robert V. Bobay  b: abt 1923

 

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1870 Census of Washington Twp., Allen Co., IN

 

John A. Bobay

 

Born IN

About 1844

Talena Bobay  (prob Celina/Selina 

 

Born France

About 1845

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Bobay

 

Born IN

About 1868

Edward Bobay

 

Born IN

About 1869

 

1920 Census of Perry Township, Allen Co., IN

 

Edward F. Bobay

51 Male

 

About 1869

Cecilia A. Bobay

56 Female

 

About 1864

 

 

 

 

Raymond E. Bobay

20 Male

Born IN

About 1900

Oscar Bobay

18 Male, son 

Born IN

About 1902

Enna Bobay

16

 

 

Marcella Bobay

14 Female, daughter

Born IN.

About 1906

Harley Bobay

12 Male, son

Born IN

About 1908

Virgil Bobay

10 Male, son

Born IN

About 1910

Velma Bobay

5 Female, daughter

Born IN

About 1915

 

Cecilia’s age in this census is questionable.   I have seen a Nov. 1874 date for her birth.  

She would have been over 50 when Velma was born if 1864 is a correct year.   Does anyone have a proven date for her birth?

 

1930 Census of Perry Township, Allen County, IN  

 

Oscar J. Bobay

28 Male, head

Born IN

1902

Maria E. Bobay

27 Female, wife

Born IN

1903

 

1880 Census of St. Joseph Twp., Allen Co., IN   281 A

 

Victor Boba

Married

Male, 39

Born France

Farmer 

 

Father b France

Mother b France

 

 

Christene Boba

Wife

Female, 30

Born France

Keeps house

 

Father b France

Mother b France

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Frank Boba

Son

Male, 10

Born IN

 

Laura Boba

Daughter

Female, 8

Born IN

 

Mary Boba

Daughter

Female, 6

Born IN

 

Bernadit Boba

Daughter

Female, 4

Born IN

 

Cecelia Boba

Daughter

Female, 4 mos.

Born IN

 

 

1880 Census of St. Joseph Township, Allen Co., IN   280 D

 

Peter Boba

Married

Male, 42

Born France

Farmer

 

Father b France

Mother b France

 

 

Jane Boba

Wife

Female, 40

Born France

Keeps house

 

Father b France

Mother b France

 

 

Sophia Boba

Daughter

Female, 16

Born IN

At home

Joseph Boba

Son

Male, 11

Born IN

Laborer

Nester Boba

Son

Male, 10

Born IN

At home

Frank Boba

Son

Male, 7

Born IN

 

 

 

1880 Census of St. Joseph, Allen Co., IN   280 D   (prob. Ferdenand, son of Germain Bobay)

 

Frednen Boba

Married

Male, 33

Born IN

Farmer

 

Father b France

Mother b France

 

 

Mary Boba

Wife

Female, 23

Born IN

Keeping house

 

Father b France

Mother b France

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charles Boba

Son

Male, 6

 

 

Rosale Boba

Daughter

Female, 4

Born IN

 

Clarra Boba

Daughter

Female, 1

Born IN

 

 

 

 

OBITUARY

 

BOBAY/SCHERSCHEL

 

VELMA C. (BOBAY) SCHERSCHEL, 90, died Friday, December 24, 2004, at St. Anne's Home, Fort Wayne.  Born in Fort Wayne, she was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, New Haven, Rosary Sodality and 3rd Order of St. Francis.   She was a clerk for 17 years at Blackwell's Department Store, retiring in 1989. 

 

She is survived by sons:

            THOMAS M. (JOAN) of Churubusco

            ROBERT P. (PAM) of Fort Wayne

            STEPHEN E. (PATRICIA) of New Haven

            RICHARD J. (SUZANNE) of New Haven

            EDWARD J. (LAURA) of Huntertown

            KEVIN R. (PENNY) of Fort Wayne

Daughers:

            ROSEANN M. (BERNARD) SPIETH of Albion

            MARITA A. (JON) VONDERAU of Woodburn

            PATRICIA L. (JACK) BOUSE of New Haven

            CATHERINE JO WALTER of Woodburn

            MARY JO (MEARL) DOSTER of Noblesville

22 Grandchildren

18 Great Grandchildren

 

She was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, MARTIN, in 1984; 

Three Sisters

And four Brothers

 

Mass of Christian Burial is 10 a.m.  Thursday at New Haven, with calling one hour before service time.   Calling also from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at E. Harper and Son Funeral Home, New Haven, with a Vigil service at 7:30 p.m.   Burial in St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery, New Haven.  Memorials to Masses, St. Anne's Home or donor's choice.

 

Published in the Fort Wayne Newspapers on December 27, 2004

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The house below originally belonged to Oscar J. Bobay and Maria Elizabeth (Martin) Bobay.

It is located on the Old Auburn Road.   It may have originally been built with a "kit" from Sears Roebuck.