Losey notes

In early 2016 Decay Losey’s ancestors have not been traced.

It is said that most US Loseys can trace their ancestors back to immigrants from The Netherlands who arrived in New York, then New Amsterdam in the 1650’s.  There are families with the surname Decay, perhaps from the French DeCay. The following is of interest, but Squire T. DeCay Losey, b. 1802 could not be Decay’s father:

James Losey (son of Abraham Losey) was born January 1, 1765 in New Jersey, and died June 9, 1816 in Ovid, Seneca Co. New York.He married Jane on WFT Est. 1777-1806.
More About James Losey and Jane:
Marriage: WFT Est. 1777-1806
Children of James Losey and Jane are:
+James Losey, b. Abt. 1796, New Jersey, d. March 1, 1847, Covert, Seneca Co. New York.
William Losey, b. 1792, d. WFT Est. 1793-1882.
Joseph Losey, b. 1794, d. WFT Est. 1795-1884.
Hannah Losey, b. 1796, d. WFT Est. 1810-1890.
Charles Losey, b. 1798, d. WFT Est. 1815-1888.
Squire T. DeCay Losey, b. 1802, d. WFT Est. 1819-1892.
Anna Losey, b. 1804, d. WFT Est. 1805-1898.
Emeline Losey, b. 1806, d. WFT Est. 1820-1900.
Sarah Losey, b. 1808, d. WFT Est. 1822-1902.

Source: http://www.genealogy.com/ftm/f/r/i/Nadine-L-Frisch-MI/WEBSITE-0001/UHP-0056.html

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