Robert John Darnley

ID# 21281, b. 27 February 1877, d. 11 March 1919
Robert John Darnley was also recorded as Robert J Dornley.
Birth:
Robert John Darnley was born on 27 February 1877 at La Grange, Illinois,
Birth date from Memorial Inscription.
FamilySearch transcription of the death record shows Robert J. Dornley, born 25 Feb 1877.

Father shown as from Germany in the 1910 census. This is believed to be a transcription error (copied from next line?).


Robert John Darnley was the son of John Walker Dearnley and Caroline Bach.

Marriage:
Robert John Darnley married Gertrude Fraenkel, daughter of Unknown Fraenkel and Honora (?), in 1904
note: There is another Robert Darnley (1872-, Maryland) & Getrude in the 1940 US census.


Residence:
in 1918 Robert John Darnley lived at 1903 Cumberland, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois.


Death:
Robert John Darnley died on 11 March 1919 at West Side, Downers Grove, DuPage County, Illinois, at age 42 years and 12 days.


Burial:
Robert John Darnley was buried in March 1919 at Oak Hill Cemetery, Downers Grove, DuPage County, Illinois,
Memorial Inscription:
Robert J. Darnley
Feb. 27. 1877
Mar. 11. 1919.

Robert John Darnley appeared in the 1880 US census at
93 Canalport Avenue, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.
On 11 June 1880:-

DORNOLLY, John - 50 Mar Laborer England fa: England mo: England
DORNOLLY, Karline Wife 33 Mar Keeping House Germany fa: Germany mo: Germany
DORNOLLY, Robert Son 3 Sngl - Illinois fa: England mo: Germany
DORNOLLY, Louise Dau 1 Sngl - Illinois fa: England mo: Germany

Address: 93 Canalport Avenue, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Year: 1880; Census Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois; Roll: 188;
Family History Film: 1254188; Page: 337A; Enumeration District: 052; Image: 0678.



Robert John Darnley appeared in the 1900 US census at
38 Oakwood Avenue, Downers Grove Township, Du Page County, Illinois.
On 5 June 1900:-

DARNLEY, John W Head Mar 75; Mar 1825 Machinist England fa: England mo: England Imm Yr: 1851
DARNLEY, Caroline W Wife Mar* 55; May 1845 - Germany fa: Germany mo: Germany
DARNLEY, Robert Son Sngl 23; Feb 1877 R.R. Clerk Illinois fa: England mo: Germany
DARNLEY, Lucy Dau Sngl 21; Mar 1879 Servant Illinois fa: England mo: Germany
DARNLEY, Harry Son Sngl 18; Nov 1881 Plumber Illinois fa: England mo: Germany

* Census shows 'Married for 43 years', but this must be an error (copied from John W's record & referring to his first marriage)
Mother of 8 children; 3 still living

Address: 38 Oakwood Ave, Downers Grove Township, Du Page County, Illinois
Sheet Number: 8A Family Number: 184
Year: 1900; Census Place: Downers Grove, Dupage, Illinois; Roll: 298;
Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0029; FHL microfilm: 1240298.



Robert John Darnley appeared in the 1910 US census at
151 Highland Avenue, Downers Grove Ward 4, DuPage County, Illinois.
On 4 May 1910:-

Darnley, Robert J      Head     33     married 6 yrs     Illinois                         fa: Ger German          mo: Eng English
Darnley, Gertrude F      Wife     32     married 6 yrs     New York     1 child, 0 now living     fa: Ger German          mo: New York.


Child of Robert John Darnley and Gertrude Fraenkel

Gertrude Fraenkel

ID# 21284, b. 1878
From 1904, her married name was Darnley.
Birth:
Gertrude Fraenkel was born in 1878 at New York.


Gertrude Fraenkel was the daughter of Unknown Fraenkel and Honora (?)

Marriage:
Gertrude Fraenkel married Robert John Darnley, son of John Walker Dearnley and Caroline Bach, in 1904
note: There is another Robert Darnley (1872-, Maryland) & Getrude in the 1940 US census.


Residence:
in 1918 Gertrude Fraenkel lived at 1903 Cumberland, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois.

Gertrude Fraenkel appeared in the 1910 US census at
151 Highland Avenue, Downers Grove Ward 4, DuPage County, Illinois.
On 4 May 1910:-

Darnley, Robert J      Head     33     married 6 yrs     Illinois                         fa: Ger German          mo: Eng English
Darnley, Gertrude F      Wife     32     married 6 yrs     New York     1 child, 0 now living     fa: Ger German          mo: New York.



Gertrude Fraenkel appeared in the 1920 US census at
53 Highland Avenue, Downers Grove, DuPage County, Illinois.
On 1 January 1920:-

Darnell, Gertrude F      Head     42     New York     Record Clerk, Railroad          fa: Germany (English)     mo: New York
Darnell, Dorothy      Dau     4     Illinois          None                    fa: Illinois          mo: Illinois          
Frankel, Hanora N      Mother     63     New York     None                    fa: Ireland (English)     mo: Ireland (English)
Frankel, Thelma D      Sister     21     Illinois          Stenographer, Printing Office     fa: German (German)     mo: New York

note: a number of discrepancies in the Enumerator's record here - a degree of suspicion is warranted!



Gertrude Fraenkel appeared in the 1930 US census at
Downers Grove, DuPage County, Illinois.
On 1 April 1930:-

Darnley, Gertrude R      Head          Wid     53     New York     fa: Germany          mo: New York
Darnley, Dorothy      Dau          Sngl     14     Illinois          fa: United States     mo: United States
Fraenkel, Honora M      Mother-H      Wid     73     New York     fa: Irish Free State     mo: Irish Free State
Trimble, Claude F      Lodger          Sngl     20     Illinois          fa: Indiana          mo: Illinois.



Gertrude Fraenkel appeared in the 1940 US census at
4925 Highland Avenue, Downers Grove, DuPage County, Illinois.
On 1 April 1940:-

Darnley, Gertrude      Head     62     Wid     New York     Clerk Railroad     
Fraenkel, Honora      Mother     83     Wid     New York     
Darnley, Dorothy      Dau     22     Sngl     Illinois          Clerk Railroad.     


Child of Gertrude Fraenkel and Robert John Darnley

Dorothy J Darnley

ID# 21285, b. 29 December 1915, d. 22 April 1994
Birth:
Dorothy J Darnley was born on 29 December 1915 at Illinois.


Dorothy J Darnley was the daughter of Robert John Darnley and Gertrude Fraenkel.

Residence:
in 1974 Dorothy J Darnley lived at 5107 Washington Street, Apt 26, Downers Grove, Illinois.


Residence:
in 1992 Dorothy J Darnley lived at 18121 Patrick Ave # 31, Country Club Hills, Illinois.


Death:
Dorothy J Darnley died on 22 April 1994 at age 78 years, 3 months and 24 days.

Dorothy J Darnley appeared in the 1920 US census at
53 Highland Avenue, Downers Grove, DuPage County, Illinois.
On 1 January 1920:-

Darnell, Gertrude F      Head     42     New York     Record Clerk, Railroad          fa: Germany (English)     mo: New York
Darnell, Dorothy      Dau     4     Illinois          None                    fa: Illinois          mo: Illinois          
Frankel, Hanora N      Mother     63     New York     None                    fa: Ireland (English)     mo: Ireland (English)
Frankel, Thelma D      Sister     21     Illinois          Stenographer, Printing Office     fa: German (German)     mo: New York

note: a number of discrepancies in the Enumerator's record here - a degree of suspicion is warranted!



Dorothy J Darnley appeared in the 1930 US census at
Downers Grove, DuPage County, Illinois.
On 1 April 1930:-

Darnley, Gertrude R      Head          Wid     53     New York     fa: Germany          mo: New York
Darnley, Dorothy      Dau          Sngl     14     Illinois          fa: United States     mo: United States
Fraenkel, Honora M      Mother-H      Wid     73     New York     fa: Irish Free State     mo: Irish Free State
Trimble, Claude F      Lodger          Sngl     20     Illinois          fa: Indiana          mo: Illinois.



Dorothy J Darnley appeared in the 1940 US census at
4925 Highland Avenue, Downers Grove, DuPage County, Illinois.
On 1 April 1940:-

Darnley, Gertrude      Head     62     Wid     New York     Clerk Railroad     
Fraenkel, Honora      Mother     83     Wid     New York     
Darnley, Dorothy      Dau     22     Sngl     Illinois          Clerk Railroad.     


Honora (?)

ID# 21286, b. 1857
From about 1877, her married name was Frankel.
From about 1877, her married name was Fraenkel.
Birth:
Honora (?) was born in 1857 at New York.


Marriage:
Honora (?) married Unknown Fraenkel about 1877.

Honora (?) appeared in the 1920 US census at
53 Highland Avenue, Downers Grove, DuPage County, Illinois.
On 1 January 1920:-

Darnell, Gertrude F      Head     42     New York     Record Clerk, Railroad          fa: Germany (English)     mo: New York
Darnell, Dorothy      Dau     4     Illinois          None                    fa: Illinois          mo: Illinois          
Frankel, Hanora N      Mother     63     New York     None                    fa: Ireland (English)     mo: Ireland (English)
Frankel, Thelma D      Sister     21     Illinois          Stenographer, Printing Office     fa: German (German)     mo: New York

note: a number of discrepancies in the Enumerator's record here - a degree of suspicion is warranted!



Honora (?) appeared in the 1930 US census at
Downers Grove, DuPage County, Illinois.
On 1 April 1930:-

Darnley, Gertrude R      Head          Wid     53     New York     fa: Germany          mo: New York
Darnley, Dorothy      Dau          Sngl     14     Illinois          fa: United States     mo: United States
Fraenkel, Honora M      Mother-H      Wid     73     New York     fa: Irish Free State     mo: Irish Free State
Trimble, Claude F      Lodger          Sngl     20     Illinois          fa: Indiana          mo: Illinois.



Honora (?) appeared in the 1940 US census at
4925 Highland Avenue, Downers Grove, DuPage County, Illinois.
On 1 April 1940:-

Darnley, Gertrude      Head     62     Wid     New York     Clerk Railroad     
Fraenkel, Honora      Mother     83     Wid     New York     
Darnley, Dorothy      Dau     22     Sngl     Illinois          Clerk Railroad.     


Children of Honora (?) and Unknown Fraenkel

Unknown Fraenkel

ID# 21287, b. about 1857
Birth:
Unknown Fraenkel was born about 1857.


Marriage:
Unknown Fraenkel married Honora (?) about 1877.

Children of Unknown Fraenkel and Honora (?)

Thelma Fraenkel

ID# 21288, b. 1899
Thelma Fraenkel was also recorded as Thelma Frankel.
Birth:
Thelma Fraenkel was born in 1899 at Illinois.


Thelma Fraenkel was the daughter of Unknown Fraenkel and Honora (?)
Thelma Fraenkel appeared in the 1920 US census at
53 Highland Avenue, Downers Grove, DuPage County, Illinois.
On 1 January 1920:-

Darnell, Gertrude F      Head     42     New York     Record Clerk, Railroad          fa: Germany (English)     mo: New York
Darnell, Dorothy      Dau     4     Illinois          None                    fa: Illinois          mo: Illinois          
Frankel, Hanora N      Mother     63     New York     None                    fa: Ireland (English)     mo: Ireland (English)
Frankel, Thelma D      Sister     21     Illinois          Stenographer, Printing Office     fa: German (German)     mo: New York

note: a number of discrepancies in the Enumerator's record here - a degree of suspicion is warranted!


(?) Roach

ID# 21289, b. about 1909
Birth:
(?) Roach was born about 1909.


Marriage:
(?) Roach married Dorothy Alice Darnley, daughter of John Harden Best Darnley and Florence Minnie Widley, about 1935.

Joseph Deaneley

ID# 21290, b. July 1765
Joseph Deaneley was also recorded as Dearnaley - (spelling not found but added for indexing.)

Note:

There are a number of D's baptized at Lydgate Chapel. Twins Joseph & Sarah are the earliest found so far.

Baptisms Lydgate (Leed-gate) Chapel
Name Parents Residence Baptism Born
Joseph & Sarah William & Ann Deaneley Wooldale town-end 1765 Aug 29 see Sarah Deaneley
(twins) see Joseph Deaneley
Eli William & Ann Deaneley Wooldale town-end 1768 Apr 2 see Eli Dearnally
George William & Ann Deaneley Wooldale town-end 1771 Nov 9 see George Deaneley
James William & Barbara Deaneley Wooldale 1774 Mar 13 see James Dearnally
Ann William & Barbara Deaneley Wooldale town-end 1776 Jan 29 see Ann Dearnelley
John William (junr) & --- Deaneley Wooldale town-end 1776 July 27 see William Dearnelley
Jonathan Eli & Mary Deaneley Leed-gate 1777 Feb 23 see Jonathan Deaneley
Ann Eli & Mary Deaneley Wooldale 1777 Oct 29 see Ann Deaneley
Lydia William (junr) & Barbara Deaneley Wooldale town-end 1778 Jan 1 see Lydia Deaneley
Jonathan Eli & Mary Deaneley Scholes 1778 Nov 1 see
James William & --- Deaneley Wooldale town-end 1779 Mar 27 see James Deaneley
Sarah Eli & Mary Deaneley Scholes 1779 May 14 see Sarah Deaneley
Mary Eli & Mary Deaneley Scholes 1782 Feb 7 see Mary Dearnally
Hannah William (junr) & --- Deaneley Scholes 1785 August 7 see William Dearnelley
Ann Eli & Mary Deaneley Scholes 1787 Jan 14 1786 Dec 11 see Ann Deaneley
Elizabeth Eli & Mary Deaneley Scholes 1789 Apr 5 1789 Feb 17 see Elizabeth Deaneley
Hannah Eli & Mary Deaneley Scholes 1791 Jun 5 1791 Apr 27 see Hannah Deaneley
Martha Eli & Mary Deaneley Scholes 1793 Feb 24 1793 Jan 15 see Martha Deaneley

These children [above] were baptized by the Revd Joseph Marshall, Minister at Leed-gate Chapel,
and the entries copied from his private Register by me Josiah Townsend


Name Parents Residence Baptism Born
George John & Mary Dearnley Townend 1816 Oct 6 1816 Sep 16 see George Dearnley
Mary George & Esther Dearnly Townend 1818 Jul 11 1818 Jun 5 see Mary Dearnley
Sarah Hannah Dearnley Underbank 1818 May 4 1817 Jul 24 see Sarah Dearnley
Andrew John & Mary Dearnley Wooldale Townend 1819 Mar 16 1818 Dec 12 see Andrew Dearnley
Maria John & Mary Dearnley Wooldale Townend 1821 May 6 1821 Feb 12 see Maria Dearnley
James George & Esther Dearnly Townend 1821 Aug 12 1820 Apr 24 see James Dearnley
James John & Mary Dearnley Townend 1823 May 12 1823 May 3 see James Dearnley
Henry Jon & Hannah Dearnley Townend 1827 Aug 3 1826 Jan 8 see Henry Dearnley
John David & Mary Dearnley Townend 1838 Jan 14 1837 Feb 19 see John Dearnley
Ann Job & Hannah Dearnley Bottom of Lane, 1839 Oct 11 1838 Jan 30 see Ann Dearnley
Wooldale
PRO ref: RG4/3671.



Birth:
Joseph Deaneley was born in July 1765 at Town End, Wooldale, Yorkshire.


Joseph Deaneley was the son of William Dearneley and Ann (?)

Baptism:
Joseph Deaneley was baptised on 29 August 1765 at Lydgate Chapel (English Presbyterian), Kirkburton Parish, Yorkshire,
Joseph & Sarah (twins)     parents: William & Ann Deaneley; res: Wooldale town-end.