Myron Barnett Bloy
b. 9 February 1898, d. 28 December 1963
- Father: Michael Bloy b. 21 January 1871, d. 1 July 1938
- Mother: Sarah Elizabeth Barnett b. 1 June 1875, d. 16 September 1968
- Myron Barnett Bloy was born on 9 February 1898 in New York.
- Michael Bloy and Sarah Elizabeth Barnett appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Denver, Arapahoe County, Colorado, at 1827 Lafayette Street. Other members of the household included Myron Barnett Bloy.
- Michael Bloy and Sarah Elizabeth Barnett appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, at 880 Van Dyke Avenue. Other members of the household included Myron Barnett Bloy.
- The following appeared on 18 July 1914 in The Buffalo Express: Miss Ruth Barnett and George J. Barnett have gone to Fourth Lake, Adirondacks, accompanied by Mrs. M. Bloy and Myron B. Bloy of Detroit.
- The following appeared on 30 June 1916 in The Buffalo Morning Express: The marriage of Miss Gertrude Barnett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Barnett, and Joseph F. Lepine was solemnized at 7 o'clock last evening in the Presbyterian church of the Covenant, the Rev. John D. Campbell officiating. The church was decorated with palms, evergreens, pink peonies and marguerites. Ropes of Smilax were caught from the chandeliers. The pews for the house guests were marked with pink peonies and marguerites. Carl Kammerer of Niagara Falls, cousin of the bride, played a programme of organ music as the guests were assembling, ending in the Lohengrin bridal chorus as the bridal party entered, led by the ushers, Myron B. Bloy of Detroit, Mich., and William Lewis. The ushers were followed by the maid of honor, Miss Myrtle Hutchinson, and the two bridesmaids, Miss Helen Kammerer of Niagara Falls and Miss Ruth Barnett, sister of the bride. The bride entered with her father and was met at the altar by the bridegroom and his best man, George J. Barnett. She wore a gown of pussywillow taffeta with lace and pearl trimmings. Her veil was fastened with orange blossoms and she carried a shower bouquet of bride roses and lilies of the valley. The maid of honor, wore green-flowered voile trimmed with green satin bands and carried an arm bouquet of Ophelia roses. Miss Kammerer wore pink-flowered voile trimmed with pink satin bands and carried an arm bouquet of pink Killarney roses. A reception to 100 guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Barnett in Waverly street followed the ceremony. Palms, pink and white peonies and roses adorned the rooms. The bride's table was laid for fourteen and was centered with pink roses. The other guests were seated at small tables which were centered with pink candelabra. The guests included Mr. and Mrs. John Guenther of Welland, Ont., Mr. and Mrs. Frank L. Barnett, Miss Nettie Platt of Alden, J. A. Kammerer of Toronto, Ont., Mrs. and Mrs. M. H. Mayle, Miss Helen Mayle, Mr. and Mrs. Louis K. Eimer, Paul Eimer, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Ford, Mrs. Adam Kammerer, Miss Marie Kammerer, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ford, Miss Louise Ford, Charles Ford, Jr., Miss Norma Hoffman, Miss Alice Young, Mr. and Mrs. George Benning, Miss Elsa Vorwerck of Niagara Falls, Mr. and Mrs. George F. Loehr of Lancaster, Miss Gladys Williams of Toronto., Ont., Mr. and Mrs. M. Bloy of Detroit, Mich., Miss Winifred Hewetson and Miss Vera Hewetson of Brampton, Ont., Miss Alma Hart of Scranton, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. Lepine will spend their honeymoon in the Catskill mountains and will be at home after August 1st in Buffalo.
- The following appeared on 16 July 1916 in The Buffalo Express: Miss Elizabeth Barnett, Mrs. M. Bloy, Myron B. Bloy and George J. Barnett are at Tupper Lake in the Adirondaks.
- Myron Barnett Bloy registered for the draft on 19 September 1918 in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, while living in Detroit at 880 Van Dyke, and employed there by Breitmeyer Bros Florist.
- Michael Bloy and Sarah Elizabeth Barnett appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Detroit, Michigan, at 880 Van Dyke Avenue. Other members of the household included Myron Barnett Bloy.
- He married Helen F. Gibson, daughter of Fred Gibson and Eliza Reeve, on 27 November 1924 in Detroit, Michigan, with clergyman Lewis B. Whittemore officiating. Witnesses were Dorothy Hanigan and Edwin Ackerly, both of Detroit.
- Myron Barnett Bloy and Helen F. Gibson appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, at 3464 Buckingham Avenue. Other members of the household included Myron Barnett Bloy Jr.
- He was proprietor of a florist store, according to the 1930 census.
- Myron Barnett Bloy and Helen F. Gibson appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Grosse Pointe Park, Wayne County, Michigan, at 1101 Grayton Road. Other members of the household included Myron Barnett Bloy Jr. In 1935, the family was living in Detroit.
- He was president of a floral company, according to the 1940 census.
- Myron Barnett Bloy became a widower at the 3 December 1960 death of his wife Helen F. Gibson.
- The following appeared on 8 December 1960 in the Grosse Pointe News: Services for Mrs. Bloy, wife of Myron B. of 118 Kerby road, were held Monday, December 5, from Verheyden Funeral Home and Christ Episcopal Church. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Mrs. Bloy died Saturday, December 3, in Bon Secours Hospital. She was 60 and a native of Detroit.
Survivors include her husband; two sons, Rev. Myron B. Bloy, Jr. and Frederick G; two sisters, Mrs. Ann Berry and Mrs. Duncan Pirie; and two brothers, Reeve and Fred Gibson.
- Myron Barnett Bloy died on 28 December 1963 at age 65.
- Last Edited: 24 Oct 2015