My GESLAIN family includes:
Josephine "Amy/Aimme/Aimee" Chaffa (or Chaffie or Chaffee) (Annie C.) GESLAIN, b. 1883-4, NY (age 16, 1900 Census); d.s.p. Aug 8, 1967, bur Mt Olivet Cemetery, Maspeth, NY, Plot # 2204, Section A, with husband [opposite Geslain Vault]; m. Jan 21, 1906, by George Clarke Houghton, DD, Rector, Church of the Transfiguration, (1 E 29 St, NYC, NY), Robert Crawford McCallum/McCulloh, Jr., (from Belfast, Ireland), son of Robert S. McCallum and Katie O’Connor.
Victor A. GESLAIN, b. 1847; d. Jun 5, 1895, age 48, Brooklyn Cert # 9653, bur Jun 7, 1895 [BDE 6/6/1895, p.7]; m. Oct 16, 1873, Mary E. Bryers (b. 1847, NY); m2. (??) Emily _____.Civil War - Co M, 15th NY Engineers, Private, Pension to wid, Mary E. Geslain.Mustered in as a Pvt, Feb 14, 1865, age 20, Co U, 15th Eng Rgt, NY.Mustered out Jun 13, 1865, Fort Barry, VA.(Ancestry.com, as Vitor Gesslain).He lived at Wyona St, and Jamaica Ave, 26-WD at his death.
Postings on various lists have referred to Aimee Geslain CHAFFE and Victor Geslain CHAFFEE.Does anyone know of a blood connection between these two lines?