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Descendants of Anthony Way

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

1. ANTHONY1 WAY married HARRIETT GAITHER.

                                        ANTHONY WAY:

                                        Anthony was a Circuit Rider of the United                                                                 Brethren Church in the hill country around Shoals, Indiana.

                                           

Children of ANTHONY WAY and HARRIETT GAITHER are:

2. i. ALFRED F.2 WAY, born December 10, 1872, Shoals, Indiana; died November 07, 1957, Kalmazoo, Michigan.

3. ii. MARTHA WAY

4. iii. ALBERT WAY

    iv. JOHN WAY

5. v. ANNIE WAY

 

Generation No. 2

 

2. ALFRED F.2 WAY (ANTHONY1) was born December 10, 1872 in Shoals, Indiana, and died November 07, 1957 in Kalmazoo, Michigan. He married CLARA MINNIE STEELE 1899 in Bedford, Indiana, daughter of MOSES STEELE and MAHALA WHITE.  She was born September 09, 1876 in Spartansburg, South Carolina, and died July 1928 in Kalmazoo, Michigan.

 

REV. DR. ALFRED F. WAY:

A self-made man with a vision and dedication for excellence in education and Christianity. Alfred was a man of the cloth and for many years was a traveling minister throughout the southern part of Indiana where his family was well known. An ordained Methodist Minister, he became interested in education and health. With extraordinary management skills coupled with a never wavering vision of what should be, the Methodist Church rewarded his dedication with an appointment as the Chief Administrator of Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He was also appointed to the Board of Trustees of Albion College in Michigan and served that institution well as a fund raiser.  An avid writer of poems and other subjects, he authored a book of poems and short stories entitled "Highlights & Shadows".

 

Children of ALFRED WAY and CLARA STEELE are:

6. i. WAYNE WILLARD3 WAY, born October 27, 1906, Nashville, Michigan; died April 14, 1964, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

ii. HARRIETT F. WAY, born July 28, 1901, Lansing, Michigan; died July 13, 1991, Sarasota, Florida.

7. iii. MARGARET WAY, born February 02, 1910, Ithaca, Michigan; died February 04, 1993, Sarasota. Florida.

 

3. MARTHA2 WAY (ANTHONY1)

Child of MARTHA WAY and SPOUSE is:

i. HATTIE3 WILLIAMS, born in Meridian, Mississippi.

 

4. ALBERT2 WAY (ANTHONY1)

Children of ALBERT WAY and SPOUSE are:

8. i. JOHN3 WAY

9. ii. OREN WAY

10. iii. JANET WAY

11. iv. HARRIET WAY

 

5. ANNIE2 WAY (ANTHONY1)

Children of ANNIE WAY and SPOUSE are:

12. i. SYLVIA3 PHILLIPS

13. ii. GOLDIA PHILLIPS

      iii. RUTH PHILLIPS

 

Generation No. 3

 

6. WAYNE WILLARD3 WAY (ALFRED F.2, ANTHONY1) was born October 27, 1906 in Nashville, Michigan, and died April 14, 1964 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  He married DOROTHY WILMETTA LOCKWOOD July 1, 1932 in Coldwater, Michigan, daughter of WILLIAM LOCKWOOD and MARY TRIPP.  She was born November 22, 1908 in Coldwater, Michigan.

WAYNE WAY:

For most of his life, Wayne displayed an avid interest in automobiles, so when he graduated from Albion College he enrolled at General Motors Institute of Technology. He met Dorothy when they both were students at Albion College. Wayne became a salesman for Warner Buick in Coldwater, Michigan. Harry Taylor, Bert Warner's partner bought the Chevrolet/Oldsmobile Dealership and Wayne became Sales Manager.  When Harry retired Wayne and John DeNoyer bought the business. In 1950 he left DeNoyer to establish Way Oldsmobile/Cadillac Company. Wayne went on to become one of the most respected businessmen in Coldwater. His reputation was one of integrity and outstanding customer service. Unfortunately, he contracted Leukemia in his early 50ís and passed away at age 58.

 

Children of WAYNE WAY and DOROTHY LOCKWOOD are:

14. i. MARY ELIZABETH4 WAY

15. ii. JAMES ROBERT WAY

 

7. MARGARET3 WAY (ALFRED F.2, ANTHONY1) was born February 02, 1910 in Ithaca, Michigan, and died February 04, 1993 in Sarasota. Florida. She married HUGH CLANCY.  He was born in England.

 

HUGH CLANCY:

Hugh Clancy was a prisoner-of-war in a Japanese Prisoner-of-War Camp in Burma for over 6 years. A superb athlete in track and tennis, Hugh, before and after the war was a English Literature teacher and track and tennis coach for several years in Malaysia and later in Hawaii.

 

Child of MARGARET WAY and HUGH CLANCY is:

   i. PATRICIA4 CLANCY

 

8. DR. JOHN3 WAY (ALBERT2, ANTHONY1)

Children of JOHN WAY and SPOUSE are:

   i. ANNETTE4 WAY

   ii. JOHN WAY

   iii. WILLIAM WAY

   iv. MARTHA WAY

    v. JAN WAY

 

9. OREN3 WAY (ALBERT2, ANTHONY1)

Children of OREN WAY  and SPOUSE are:

    i. JUDY4 WAY

   ii. JERRY WAY

 

10. JANET3 WAY (ALBERT2, ANTHONY1)

Child of JANET WAY and SPOUSE is:

   i. J. W.4 KOONCE

 

11. SYLVIA3 PHILLIPS (ANNIE2 WAY, ANTHONY1)

Child of SYLVIA PHILLIPS and SPOUSE is:

   i. JEANNETTE4 TYREE

 

12. GOLDIA3 PHILLIPS  (ANNIE2 WAY, ANTHONY1)

Children of GOLDIA PHILLIPS and HOWARD are:

   i. CAROL4 MCMAHAN

   ii. DONALD MCMAHAN

  iii. IRENE MCMAHAN

  iv. EVELYN MCMAHAN

 

Generation No. 4

 

13. MARY ELIZABETH4 WAY (WAYNE WILLARD3, ALFRED F.2, ANTHONY1)  married (1) RICHARD LEE HILL, son of LLOYD HILL and HELEN LAFLER.  They were divorced in 1980.  She married (2) RAYMOND LEISING 

Children of MARY WAY and RICHARD HILL are:

       i. DAVID STEPHEN5 HILL, Adopted son of Richard. David & Bryce May were partners for well over 20 years.  Bryce, born on June 26, 1948 in Exira, Iowa, passed away on August 12, 2006.

16. ii. MARTHA LOUISE HILL

17. iii. REBECCA SUSAN HILL

18. iv. SARAH ANNE HILL

 

14. JAMES ROBERT4 WAY (WAYNE WILLARD3, ALFRED F.2, ANTHONY1) married CYNTHIA WESTERMAN REYNOLDS 

Child of JAMES WAY and CYNTHIA REYNOLDS is:

     i. TAMARA WAY, Adopted daughter of James

 

Generation No. 5

 

15. MARTHA LOUISE5 HILL (MARY ELIZABETH4 WAY, WAYNE WILLARD3, ALFRED F.2, ANTHONY1) married JEFFERY HURLEY 

Children of MARTHA HILL and JEFFERY HURLEY are:

      i. MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER6 HURLEY

     ii. ERIC ANTHONY HURLEY

 

16. REBECCA SUSAN5 HILL (MARY ELIZABETH4 WAY, WAYNE WILLARD3, ALFRED F.2, ANTHONY1) married MICHAEL REED 

Children of REBECCA HILL and MICHAEL REED are:

    i. ADAM MICHAEL6 REED

   ii. JUSTIN LUCAS REED

 

17. SARAH ANNE5 HILL (MARY ELIZABETH4 WAY, WAYNE WILLARD3, ALFRED F.2, ANTHONY1)  married JAMES SETA 

Child of SARAH HILL and JAMES SETA is:

   i. OLIVIA CHRISTINE6 SETA

  II. JAMES VINCENT SETA