Descendants of Thomas MAY of Melbourne, Australia
(Updated 9/29/97)

1. Thomas MAY Born about 1814. Died perhaps at sea in 1854. Married Sarah Ann CLUBB [Picture] 1843 in St James Church, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She was born early 1828 in England, and died 2 May 1876 in Brooklyn, NY, having married secondly John J HEINS. In 1845 in Australia, he was a baker. There is a Thomas MAY (ours is the only Thomas MAY known to be in the area at this time) listed in the Melbourne and area electoral lists at Marabool Street, Geelong, on 29 July 1849. Also, he may be the Thomas MAY listed in the Argus missing friends index as a passenger in the "Ferozepore" 7 January 1853. Also in the Port Phillip area at that time were two other MAY families: Stephen MAY, wife Ann FARREL, and 7 children form between 1841 and 1854 in Geelong and Corio (including Thomas born 1847 in Corio); and Samuel MAY, wife Margaret, and 6 children born between 1843 and 1856 in Melbourne.

i. Thomas Melbourne MAY [2] Born 4 January 1844 in Melbourne, Australia.

ii. Sarah Ann MAY [Picture] - Born 1845 in Geelong, Victoria, Australia. She travelled to New York with her mother and brother.

iii. Robert MAY - Born 1846 Geelong, Victoria, Australia. Died 6 April 1850. Buried at sea.

2. Reverend Thomas Melbourne MAY [Picture] Born 4 January 1845 in Melbourne, Australia. Baptized 19 January 1845 at St. James Church, Melbourne, Australia. Died 23 March 1902 in Shutesbury, MA, of Mitral Regurgitation. Married Esther Jane MIDDLETON [Picture] 5 February 1866 in Bristol, RI. She was daughter of Edwin MIDDLETON and Jane Gaythorne HAYES of Manchester England and Bristol, RI. She was born 18 October 1845 in Manchester, England, and died 8 August 1924 in North Deerfield, Franklin, MA. Thomas served in the Civil War as a Private in Company D, 12th New York Militia (National Guard). He enlisted 31 May 1862 in New York. He was slightly wounded in the knee about 13 September 1862 at Bolivar Heights, WV, and captured and paroled 15 September 1862 at Bolivar Heights, WV, by Stonewall Jackson's army in the prelude to the Battle of Antietam. He was mustered out, with his regiment, 8 October 1862. At the time of his marriage, he was a machinist. He was pastor of the Congregational Church in Quechee, VT, and in West Deerfield, MA and Shutesbury, MA. In 1891, he was 5' 8" tall, 147 lb.

i. Reverend Edwin Melbourne MAY [3] - Born 31 January 1867 in New York.

ii. Arthur Osborne MAY - Born 11 February 1869 in Andover, MA. Died 20 June 1881 of Bright's Disease.

iii. Jane Elizabeth MAY [4] - Born 8 May 1872 in Andover, MA.

iv. Howard Robert MAY [5] Born 5 May 1875 in Quechee, VT.

v. Charles Trowbridge MAY [6] - Born 26 September 1884 in Ashford, CT.

3. Reverend Edwin Melbourne MAY - Born 31 January 1867 in New York. Died 8 May 1901 in Raldolph Center, NY. Married Ella J NILES 24 November 1894 in Spencertown, NY.

i. Edwin T MAY [Picture] - Born 12 January 1897. Died 5 June 1945. Colonel, US Army. Commander of the 383rd Infantry Regiment. Killed in action on Okinawa. Posthumously awarded the Distinguished Service Cross. He had two daughters in San Diego, CA, in 1945.

ii. Rhoda Eloise MAY - Born 4 January 1899. Married James D BOOTH.

iii. Mary Lydia MAY - Born 30 July 1900.

4. Reverend Charles Leonard HOLTON - Born 6 June 1869 in Boston, Suffolk, MA. Died 23 December 1946 in Westhampton Beach, NY. Married Jane Elizabeth MAY 25 June 1893 in Springfield, Hampden, MA.

i. Esther May HOLTON [7] - Born 18 December 1895 in Springfield, Hampden, MA.

ii. Sara Elizabeth HOLTON [8] - Born 16 July 1897 in Springfield, Hampden, MA.

iii. Priscilla HOLTON [9] - Born 23 October 1900 in Springfield, Hampden, MA.

iv. Betsey Jane HOLTON [10] - Born 17 March 1912 in Springfield, Hampden, MA.

5. Reverend Howard Robert MAY [Picture] Born 5 May 1873 in Quechee, VT. Died 25 December 1929 in Harwich, MA and buried in Shutesbury, MA. {Ref: 65} Married Cora Nancy SEBOLT [Picture] 25 September 1895 Springfield, Hampden, MA by Rev. Sylvester FROHOCK. She was daughter of George Washington SEBOLT and Hester Ann FREEMEYER of Otsego County, NY. She was born 29 January 1874 in Clarksville, NY, and died 18 March 1935 in West Springfield, Hampden, MA. He was a shipping clerk in Springfield, Hampden, MA in 1895. He was pastor of 1st Congregational Church, Harwich Center, MA when he died of heart trouble.

i. Charles Melbourne MAY [11] Born 2 August 1895 in Pittsfield, Berkshire, MA.

ii. Arthur Howard MAY [12] - Born 16 September 1907 in Windsor, Hartford, CT.

iii. Paul Orlando MAY [13] - Born 11 August 1909 in Springfield, Hampden, MA.

iv. Nancy Desiree MAY - Born 19 April 1912 in Monson, Hampden, MA. Died 22 November 1917.

v. Esther Jane MAY - Born 9 May 1917 in Feeding Hills, MA. Died 10 September 1917.

6. Charles Trowbridge MAY - Born 26 September 1884. Married Edna Florence REED 3 August 1908 by Reverend Mark A DENMAR. Lived in Northampton, Hampshire, MA, then 43 Moseley Ave, Springfield, Hampden, MA.

i. Rhea Helen MAY - Born 18 September 1910.

7. Carl Estes LIBBY - Born 26 September 1895 in Somersworth, NH. Died 6 June 1949. Married Esther May HOLTON 6 September 1930 in Raynham, MA.

i. Jane Gaythorne LIBBY - Born 26 June 1934 in Foxboro, MA.

8. William EBERHART - Born 6 September 1893 in Heusau, Switzerland. Died 1 December 1968 in Bloomsburg, PA. Married Sara Elizabeth HOLTON 30 June 1923 in Raynham, MA.

i. Jane Anne EBERHART [14] - Born 17 May 1924 in Ridgewood, NJ.

ii. Doctor Lois May EBERHART - Born 11 August 1927 in Ridgewood, NJ. 15. Married C R BRENNAN 6 February 1965 in Honeoye, NY.

9. Reverend Clarence NEFF - Born 1 April 1883. Died 23 January 1962 in Claremont, CA. Married Priscilla HOLTON 19 August 1931 in Mexico. He graduated from Columbia University, and from Union Theological Seminary; ordained in the Congregational Church; served on the American Board for foreign missions; was organizer of the Fukien Christian University, near Foochow, China.

i. John Michael NEFF [15] - Born 26 December 1932 in Guadalajara, Mexico.

ii. Charles Barton NEFF [16] - Born 26 December 1932 in Guadalajara, Mexico.

iii. Samuel Holton NEFF [17] - Born 1 February 1935 in Guadalajara, Mexico.

10. John Kenneth MACINNES - Born 11 July 1913 in Lynn, Essex, MA. Married Betsey Jane HOLTON 27 June 1936 in Raynham, MA.

i. Joan Alice MACINNES [18, 19] - Born 12 October 1937 in Middleboro, MA.

ii. Betsey Lynn MACINNES [20] - Born 7 March 1940 in Middleboro, MA.

iii. Pamela Joyce MACINNES [21] - Born 2 August 1941 in Wareham, MA.

iv. John Douglas MACINNES - Born 17 October 1944 in Westhampton Beach, NY. Married Darlene KING January 1969 in Portland, OR.

v. Stephen Leonard MACINNES [22] - Born 27 February 1947 in Southampton, NY.

vi. Sara Lee MACINNES - Born 27 February 1947 in Southampton, NY.

11. Charles Melbourne MAY [Picture] Born 2 August 1895 in Pittsfield, Berkshire, MA. Died 13 August 1923 in Deerfield, Franklin, MA. Buried in Shutesbury, MA. Married Edith May LAMB [Picture] 4 April 1920 in Deerfield, Franklin, MA. He served in the US Army in the Philippine Islands in about 1915 as a Private. He was court martialed and spent three years in Leavenworth Prison.

i. Carl Robert MAY [23] Born 1921 in Santiago, Dominican Republic.

12. Arthur Howard MAY - Born 16 September 1907 in Windsor, CT. Died 7 July 1983 in Sandwich, MA, and buried in West Barnstable, MA. Married Inez Isadore PHILLIPS 30 September 1928 in Harwich, MA.

i. Norwell Robert MAY [24]

ii. Melbourne Arthur MAY [25]

iii. Jordan Howard MAY [26]

iv. Marilyn Phillips - Born 11 July 1943. Married Slim FRANCIS.

v. Stephen Clifford MAY [27]

13. Paul Orlando MAY - Born 11 August 1909. Married Kathleen O'CONNELL.

i. Nancy Theresa MAY - Born 1934.

14. William A NUNN - Born 14 October 1915 in Hyde Park, MA. Died 18 October 1961 in Agawam, MA. Married Jane Anne EBERHART 22 October 1949 in Springfield, Hampden, MA. He was the son of William Garfield NUNN and Ethel Faunce HOUSE.

i. Bruce Eberhart NUNN - Born 12 April 1951.

ii. Esther Frances NUNN - Born 27 November 1952.

iii. Elizabeth Louise NUNN - Born 27 January 1955.

15. Doctor John Michael NEFF - Born 26 December 1932 in Guadalajara, Mexico. Married Lee CUNNINGHAM 20 August 1961 in Stony Lake, MI.

i. Michael NEFF - Born 1 November 1962.

ii. Heide Holton NEFF - Born 20 November 1964.

iii. Joseph Daniels NEFF - Born 2 May 1969.

16. Doctor Charles Barton NEFF - Born 26 December 1932 in Guadalajara, Mexico. Married Karen JENSON 22 June 1959 in Rochester, NY.

i. Charles Andrew NEFF - Born 4 March 1960.

ii. Kenneth Jenson NEFF - Born 18 May 1961.

iii. Samuel Norman NEFF - Born 31 March 1963.

iv. Robin NEFF - Born 10 October 1965.

17. Doctor Samuel Holton NEFF - Born 1 February 1935 in Guadalajara, Mexico. Married Ruth HAIRIGHURST 21 August 1960 in Chicago, IL.

i. Robert M NEFF - Born 1962 in New Zealand.

ii. Katheryn Holton NEFF - Born 1963 in New Zealand.

iii. Paul Stuart NEFF - Born 1965 in Atlanta, GA.

iv. Christian NEFF - Adopted 3 October 1968.

v. Anthony William NEFF - Born 21 September 1969 in Atlanta, GA.

18. Derrick MCGAVIC - Married Joan Alice MACINNES 27 June 1958 in Ophir, OR.

i. Derrick Evingham MCGAVIC - Born 24 January 1960.

ii. Betsey Ruth MCGAVIC [28] - Born 3 November 1963.

19.    Wesley HUNTER - Married Joan Alice MACINNES 22 December 1973.

i. Elizabeth Joan HUNTER - Born 22 February 1975.

20. Omer SCHNEIDER - Married Betsey Lynn MACINNES 1961 in Gold Beach, OR.

i. Kenneth Arnold SCHNEIDER - Born 22 November 1963.

ii. Jennifer SCHNEIDER - Born 22 February 1968.

21. John Stuart MCALPINE - Married Pamela Joyce MACINNES 17 August 1963 in Gold Beach, OR.

i. Elain Katherine MCALPINE - Born 2 August 1968 in California.

ii. Gwyneth Elizabeth MCALPINE - Born 25 February 1971 in Stanford, CA.

22. Stephen Leonard MACINNES - Born 27 February 1947 in Southampton, NY. Married Azucena GERZALAS November 1967 in Port Angeles, HI.

i. Douglas Scott MACINNES - Born 5 December 1968 in Edwards AFB, CA.

23. Carl Robert MAY [Picture] Born 19 January 1921 in Santiago, Dominican Republic. Married (1) Margaret Elizabeth PATTERSON [Picture] 27 April 1942 in Turners Falls, Montague, Franklin, MA; (2) Florence BALL of Centralia, MO 23 July 1989 in Centralia, MO. Bob served in the US Navy in World War II (highest rank - Aviation Machinists Mate Third Class) with assignments in Patuxent River, MD (VR-1/9), Quonset Point, RI (HQ SQD FAW 5), and NAS Honolulu, HI (VR-10/12).

Children of (1)

i. Gerald Francis MAY [29] - Born 20 February 1947 in Greenfield.

ii. Phillip Robert MAY [Picture] - Born 15 February 1948 in Greenfield. {REF: G} Married Nancy Sue HARDAKER 19 May 1973 in Greenfield, Franklin, MA; Divorced.

iii. Charles William MAY [30] Born 18 February 1949 in Greenfield.

iv. Donald Carl MAY [31] - Born 30 July 1954 in Greenfield.

v. Rebecca Ann MAY [Picture] - Born 12 May 1963 in Montague, Franklin, MA. Graduated from Hood College, Frederick, MD.

24. Norwell Robert MAY - Born in 1929. Died 9 February 1993 in Daytona Beach, FL. Married (1) Barbara TULLIS; (2) Martha UNKNOWN.

i. Marilyn MAY [32]

ii. Arthur MAY [33]

iii. Dennis Kyle MAY [34]

25. Melbourne Arthur MAY - Born 30 December 1930. Married Jane Louise TAYLOR. Owner of May Supply Company in Harrisonburg, VA (Plumbing/Heating Supplies).

i. Linda MAY - Married (1) Unknown GUM; (2) Richard PFAMATTER

ii. Priscilla MAY - Married Jeff HUNT

iii. Thomas Melbourne MAY [35]

iv. Kenneth MAY [36]

v. Paul Timothy MAY

vi. Charles MAY [37]

26. Jordan Howard MAY - Born 19 December 1937. Married (1) Ingrid UNKNOWN; (2) Sabaheta (Lema) JAKUPOVIC 26 January 1996. Lieutenant Colonel, US Army, (Retired).

Children of (1):

i. Frank MAY

ii. Janet MAY

iii. Ursula Jane MAY - Married (1) Steven GUNDERSON; (2) Michael R SEIDEL 24 July 1993 at Yorktown, VA.

27. Stephen Clifford MAY - Born 8 December 1945. Married (1) Lela UNKNOWN (Divorced in 1993); (2) Mary Menz CHUTE 5 September 1994.

i. Karen MAY - Married Ronald WEIMERT 21 May 1994 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, North Easton, MA.

ii. Kathie MAY [37, 38] - Married (1) Roger BARNHART; (2) Donnie TRAVIS (common law); Dave KORONA 1 December 1995.

28.    Kenneth Ellis CARRILLO - Born 22 September 1955 in Myrtle Point, OR. Married Betsey Ruch MCGAVIC 12 August 1989 in Eugene, OR.

i.    Lauren Elizabeth CARRILLO - Born 23 March 1996 in Portland, OR.

28. Gerald Francis MAY [Picture] - Born 20 February 1947 in Greenfield. Married (1) Sandra Lee MURPHY 17 August 1969 in Greenfield, divorced; (2) Laura WILLIAMS 2 April 1988 in Gaithersburg, Montgomery County, MD. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts (BA/Mathematics) in 1969. Served in the US Army in Germany. In 1993, he is a teacher in the Montgomery County, MD, school system.

Children of (1):

i. Christopher Robert MAY [39] - Born 25 March 1970 in Washington, DC.

29. Commander Charles William MAY [Picture] - Born 18 February 1949 in Greenfield, Franklin, MA. Married Nancy Jean DENEAULT [Picture] 19 June 1971 in Greenfield, Franklin, MA. Chuck graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1971 with a BS in Systems Engineering. He served on active duty in the US Navy from 1971 to 1976, on board USS William R Rush (DD 714), USS Coontz (DLG 9), and USS Sylvania (AFS 2). He served in the US Naval Reserve from 1976 to 1 November 1993 (Retired as Commander, US Naval Reserve), with assignments in USS Farragut, Commander Carrier Group Four, Biological Warfare Defense Research units, weapon system engineering units, and the Naval Historical Center, and was awarded the Navy Commendation Medal. Nancy graduated from the University of Massachusetts in 1971 with a BA in History.

i. David Charles MAY [Picture] - Born 22 June 1974 at the Portsmouth Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, VA. Eagle Scout in 1989. Graduated from Quince Orchard High School, Gaithersburg, MD, 4 June 1992. Attending the University of Massachusetts/Amherst

30. Donald Carl MAY - Born 30 July 1954 in Greenfield, Franklin, MA. Married Diane Marene LEE 5 March 1977 in Benton, WI. Don received a BA degree from Alaska Pacific University. He served in the US Air Force as an emergency medical technician.

i. Elizabeth Leigh MAY - Born 1 April 1980.

ii. Scott Thomas MAY - Born 30 April 1987.

31. Robert TEROND - Married Marilyn MAY.

i. Robert TEROND - Born about 1987.

ii. Renee TEROND - Born about 1988.

32. Arthur MAY - Married Mary Ann UNKNOWN (Divorced September 1993). Art is a Deputy Sheriff in St. Augustine, FL.

i. Tiffany MAY

33. Dennis Kyle MAY - Married Linda UNKNOWN. She has a son, Steve, by a previous marriage.

i. Brianna MAY - Born about August 1991.

34. Thomas Melbourne MAY - Married Luanne LISKEY.

i. Maria MAY - Lives in Dayton, VA, and works at May Hardware in December 1995.

ii. Alexandra Lenore MAY

iii. Aaron MAY - Born 1974. Working on a dairy and chicken farm in Bridgewater, VA, in December 1995.

35. Kenneth MAY - Married Jeanne BRILL.

i. Kristen MAY

ii. Jaclyn MAY

36. Charles MAY - Married Jill NEFF.

i. Sarah MAY

ii. Christopher MAY

37. Roger BARNHART - Married Kathie MAY. Divorced before 1993?

i. Greg MAY

38. Donnie TRAVIS - Living with Kathie MAY.

ii. Corey TRAVIS.

39. Christopher Robert MAY - Born 25 March 1970 in Washington, DC. Married Jessica BONER in October 1992; she was born 27 March. Graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (BS/Accounting) in 1992.

i. Matthew MAY [Picture]  - Born 6 March 1994 in Charlotte, NC.

ii. Jon Robert MAY - Born 5 November 1995 in Charlotte, NC.


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