THE FOURTH GENERATION–GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN OF WILLIAM AND BRIDGET HEFFROn AND THEIR FAMILIES
Grandchildren of Mary Heffron Kane and Patrick Kane
Mary Heffron Kane and Patrick Kane had 7 grandchildren, produced by 4 of their 10 children. Two of them lived in Minneapolis, three in Seattle, and the other two in various places including Seattle and the Bay area of California. One of them is still living. These 7 produced 21 members of the 5th generation, at least 27 of the 6th, and at least 9 of the 7th generation. Most of these latter generations live in Seattle or in the Bay area of California.
Children of Owen Kane, #10
74. MARY ELEANOR (MAY) KANE, born July 1, 1886, St. Croix Co., Wisc. died
Nov. 15, 1944, buried St. Joseph Cemetery, San Pablo, Cal., married
Charles William Hope, Sr. April 6, 1921. (He was born March 26, 1891,
Chehalis, Wash., died March 19, 1971, Oakland) They moved to Oakland,
Cal. about 1938. Charles was a director of the National Labor Relations
Board, a veteran of both of the World Wars, a Captain in the U. S. Army
during W. W. II, and owned a furniture store in Paradise, Cal. until he
retired about 1955 and moved to Oakland May was very young when her
mother died and she was raised by her Aunts Jennie and Anna Kane in
Seattle. She graduated from the U. of Wash., with a degree in journalism
and she wrote many short stories which were published and also was a
probation officer for the juvenile court in Seattle before she was
178. Charles William (Scott) Hope,Jr. born May 16, 1923, Seattle,
Wash., married (1) Sylvia Conklin on June 6, 1953, and (2)
Glenda Brisco on June 17, 1969. Scott served in England
during W. W. II as an air controller. He is a Professor at
San Francisco University where he teaches English, Creative
Writing, and Poetry. Glenda is a Presbyterian Minister, the
first women minister ordained in Northern California. Scott
and Glenda devote most of their time, energy, and expertise
to the work of the San Francisco Network Ministries where they
are currently working and helping the homeless and AIDS
afflicted people in San Francisco.
a. Paul Daniel Hope, born April, 1954
179. Owen James Hope, born July 14, 1924, Seattle, married (1) Mary
Catherine Boydson on May 7, 1948, and (2) Adele Darnell on
Jan. 30, 1980. They live in Oakland where he worked in the
post office until he retired. Adele is a school teacher. He
served in the U. S. Army Air Corp as an electronic mechanic
during W. W. II. He is now active in St. Vincent de Paul in
a. Owen Dennis Hope, b. April, !949
b. Beth Ellen Hope, b. Jan. 16, 1951
c. Patrick Owen Hope, b. April 7, 1981
d. Kimberley Ann Hope, b. Dec 31, 1983
e. Brian Edward Hope, b. June 7, 1985
180. Mary Ellen Hope, born Jan. 16, 1926, Seattle, married on April
18, 1953, Arthur Duane Fredenburg, (born April 2, 1924, in
Detroit Lakes, Minn.). They live in Walnut Creek, Cal. She
is a secretary and Arthur is a Laboratory Technician and an
Enviornmentalist. He served in W. W. II and in the Korean War
as a Chief Petty Officer in the U. S. Navy.
a. Timothy Joseph Fredenburg, b. Sept. l, 1956, Oakland
m. Vicki Splain on May 4, 1987, and they live in
Pacifica, Cal. where he is a computer consultant.
b. Mark Patrick Fredenburg, b. May 6, 1960, Walnut Creek,
lives in Alameda, Cal. where he is an credit analyst at
the Interrnational Bank in San Francisco. He was in
San Francisco during the 1989 earthquake and “was at the
top floor of a high rise. No phone, lights, & bedlam….
Everyone walked down, streets dark except for headlights
from stalled cars & buses….
75. MARGARET (DOLLY) KANE, born May 16, 1888, St. Croix Co., Wisc., died
Aug 19, 1958, married James G. Burke (b. Mar. 4, 1888, d. Jan. 1, 1979).
Both are buried in St. Michaels Cemetery, Bayport, Minn. They lived
first in Stillwater, then for a time in North Dakota, and from about
1918 they lived on Grand Ave. in Minneapolis. James was an insurance
agent. Dolly was raised by her Hennessey grandparents after her mothers
181. James K. Burke, b. Dec. 17, 1914, died Sept. 19, 1944, buried
St. Michaels Cemetery, Baybort. James was a graduate of De
La Salle High School, Minneapolis, and a 1935 graduate of St
Thomas college. He worked for Liquid Carbonic Corp. before
enlisting in the army in March, 1942. He was trained at Fort
Benning, Ga., and went overseas as an infantry company
commander. He led his company on the victory parade through
Paris in 1944. During the allied assault of the western
defenses of Germany (the Western Wall) in September, 1944, he
was killed in action.
182. Margarita Burke, b.______, married Col. Jack Dougherty, (a
veteran of the Army Air Corp during WW II). She now lives in
Wellington, Ohio, with one of her daughters.
children (7 grandchildren)
a. Ellen Dougherty, lives Wellington, Ohio
b. John Dougherty, a retired pilot for Delta Airlines, lives
c. Catheryn Dougherty, lives Denver
d. Sharon Dougherty, lives Denver
Children of William Kane, #11
76. BERNADETTE KANE, Born 1909, Erin Prairie, Wisc., married Michael J.
Connolly, (who was born 12/8/1908 and died 2/13/1966). She died Feb.
18, 1982, St. Paul. Bernadette was a nurse at St. Lukes Hospital in St.
Paul for over 40 years. Michael worked for the Great Northern Railroad,
had met many of the members of the James J. Hill family, owners of the
G. N. R. R. and he and Bernadette are buried near them in Resurrection
Cem., St. Paul.
#183, 184, 185 Per request that children and descendants of Bernadette (Heffron) Kane and Michael Connolly be removed from this site (2021)
Children of Mary Agnes Kane Scott, #16
77. MARY GENEVIEVE (MARY GEN) SCOTT, born Feb. 17, 1909, Ray, N. D.,
married Albert J. (Jack) Steis on Aug. 17, 1940, in Seattle, and died
June 1, 1986, in San Francisco. Mary Gen graduated from the University
of Washington with a degree in music and taught school in Albany and
Oakland, Cal. from 1932 until about 1942. She went to London in 1936 to
study speech. She and Jack lived in Palo Alto in 1941, in Oakland
in 1942, in Berkeley from 1943 to 1947, in San Mateo from 1947 to 1963,
in New York City from 1964 to 1972, and in San Francisco thereafter.
186. Frances Steiss, born May 29, 1941, married Edward Griffin,
in 1960 and lives in San Jose.
a. Susan Marie Griffin, b. 1961, mar. _________
b. Jack Griffin, b. 1962
c Joseph Griffin, b. 1969
d. Stephanie Griffin, b. about 1971
187. Walter Steiss, b. Feb. 15, 1945, Berkley, graduated from
Fordham University in 1969; from Columbia Teachers College in
1970 with an M. A. in communications. He taught speech at
Fordham in 1970-1971 and since that time has been in the
banking business. Currently he is Manager of the Employee
Benefits division of Seafirst Bank in Seattle.
188. Mary Bernadette Steiss, b. July 5, 1949, in San Mateo. She
graduated from Convent of the Sacred Heart in New York in
1967 and from Lone Mountain College in San Francisco in 1971.
She then worked for British Airways in New York until 1976 and
now works for Quantas Airways in San Bruno. She lives in San
78. WALTER KANE SCOTT, born May 12, 1911, Ray, N. D., married Florence Aust
on June 22, 1938, in San Jose, Cal., died Jan. 22, 1968, in Seattle.
Walter was an attorney in Seattle, a member of the Little, Gandy, Scott,
Palmer, and Slemnons firm. He was a graduate of the Univ. of Wash. Law
School and practiced law in Seattle for 33 years.
189. James Scott, born Aug. 7, 1939, married Mary Lou Henderson.
They live in Gresham, Ore., where he is president of Scott and
190. Patrick Scott, born Jan. 22, 1944, married Karen Marten. They
live in Seattle where he is vice-president of KOMO TV. He was
in the U. S. Navy and served on the U. S. S. America in 1968.
191. Timothy Scott, born Feb. 19, 1946, married Linda Dawson.
Children of James H. Kane, #19
79 MARY CAROLINE (CECE) KANE, born Dec. 1, 1913, Seattle, married William
E. Cole II on Dec. 28, 1940, (divorced 1949) and died April 16, 1971, in
Seattle, bur. Calgary Cem., Seattle.
192. William E. Cole III, born May 31, 1943.
193. Catherine Cole, born Sept. 3, 1945, married Fredrick Miller
Oct., 1962, (divorced)
a. Christina Miller, b. 1963, m. St. Comdre Davis Mason
b. Stephani Miller, b. 1973
194. James Kane Cole, born March 22, 1949
80. CATHERINE KANE, born March 10, 1917, Seattle, married Richard D.
Miller on June 19, 1948. She lives in Seattle. Richard is a realtor.
195. Macgregor Michael Miller, mar. Candace Taylor in 1978 in
a. Meghan Jane Miller, b.1981
b. Ryan Michael Miller, b. 1984
196. Richard Dennis Miller, Jr., b. Oct. 22, 1954, m. Tara __, div.
197. Caroline Agnes Miller, born Aug. 27, 1956
198. Catherine (Kittis) Miller born May 2, 1959, mar. Joseph Bolduc