Grandchildren of Patrick and Alice (Dean) Heffron
Patrick and Alice Heffron had 24 grandchildren, born to 5 of their 11 children. Katie Heffron Martin, #26, and Alice Heffron Newell, #28, produced 20 of these 24 grandchildren. Five of these grandchildren are living, 16 deceased and 3 unaccounted. These have produced 32 members of the 5th generation, at least 53 in the 6th generation, and 7 in the 7th generation. Most of the living descendants are in California, many in the Los Angeles area. Although several were born and/or raised in St. Croix Co., Wisc., there are no living descendants of Patrick Heffron now in Wisconsin. One family is Canadian, last known address in Montreal.
Children of Katie Martin, #26
88. ELIZABETH BARBARA MARTIN, born 1893, married Michael Kottarevsky,
died 1962. She lived in Sacramento in 1941, in Phoenix in 1953, and
then in Beverly Hills. Michael was in the U. S, Army as a language
expert. He was a Russian exile, the son of a Russian Prince? She was a
teacher in Wisconsin before she was married.
89 AMBROSE J. MARTIN, born Sept. 11, 1894, Echo, Minn., died May 2, 1941,
in Sacramento, buried Pine Hills Cemetery, Atascadero, Cal., married
Anna Hagle(?). He enlisted in the army on May 20, 1917,in Fort
Harrison, Mont. He served 18 months in W W I, in the Aisne-Marne
defensive July 25 to Aug. 11, 1918, the St. Mihiel offensive Sept. 12 to
Sept 16, 1918, and in the Meuse-Argonne Sept. 30 to Nov. 11, 1918. He
moved to Atascadero, Cal., about 1924, then to Roseville, near
Sacramento, in April of 1939. He was killed in an automobile accident
4 miles west of Roseville on the Sacramento highway. At the time of his
death he was the proprietor of Martins Auto Supply Store in Roseville.
206. Ralph Hagle
207. Margaret Hagle
90. FREDRIC HENRY MARTIN, born Nov. 24, 1895, Echo, Minn.,died April 15,
1965, in Kilgore, Texas, married Harriet Howells. Fred was a veteran of
W. W. I. He lived in San Francisco and then moved to Kilgore, Texas,
about 1940. He was employed by the Federal Petroleum Board in both
208. E. Thomas Martin, lives in Dallas,
a. Cherl Martin
b. Jenifer Martin
209. Donald F. Martin, lives in Grandview, Missouri, married and
a. Angela Martin
b. Kristan Martin
c. David Martin
210. Patricia A. Martin, mar. Thomas Bailey.
a. Patricia Ann Bailey
b. Katherine Bailey
c. Jill Bailey
d. Thomas Bailey, Jr.
e. Mary Bailey
f. Paige Bailey
g. Steven Bailey
91. MARIAN T. MARTIN, born 1897, died June, 1974, buried Immaculate
Conception Cemetery, New Richmond, Wisc. She was a school teacher in
Wisconsin and lived in Madison, Wisc., in 1941 and in Milwaukee in 1953.
At the time of her retirement she was in charge of “Aids for the Blind”
for the state of Wisconsin, located in Milwaukee.
92. OREN T. MARTIN, born Jan. 22, 1900, died Sept. 21, 1901, buried
Immaculate Conception Cemetery, New Richmond
93. LUCILLE (SALLY) MARTIN, born 1902, married Albin Roebling
(divorced). She lived in Los Angeles in 1941 and in Hollywood in 1965
and now lives in Galeta, Cal., near Santa Barbara.
94. WALTER JAMES MARTIN, born Jan. 12, 1905, died Feb. 23, 1966, in
Sacramento. He worked in construction in California and also in Guam.
While in Guam he contracted tuberculosis and he later retired in
Sacramento. He lived in San Luis Obispo in 1941, in San Francisco in
1953, and in Sacramento in 1965.
95. CHARLES (PAT) MARTIN, born June 9, 1906, died March 15, 1967, in
Sacramento. He married Olga Fadeff and was a self-emloyed consultant
at the time of his death. He moved to California about 1930 and to
Sacramento about 1954. He was a speech writer for several political
figures and was head of the speech writing group for California Governor
Goodwin G. Knight. Olga Martin is a school teacher.
96. KATHERINE M. (COTY) MARTIN, born Oct. 6, 1908, died Aug. 30, 1979, in
Santa Barbara, Cal. She married Lloyd E. (Jack) Kirk who died in 1961
in Panama. She lived in Appleton, Wisc., in 1941, in Panama in 1953,
and in Santa Barbara from 1969 until her death. She worked in the
U. S. O. during W. W. II. Jack was a banker in Panama. Before she was
married she attended St. Catherine’s College, St. Paul, and Univ. of
Wisc., River Falls. She and Jack lived in Honolulu where she was
publicity gal for The Royal Hawaiian Hotel on Waikiki.
97. CARMEN MARTIN, born 1909, died Oct. 27, 1926, New Richmond.
98. ZITA P. MARTIN, born July 16, 1912, married Edward V. (Mike) Farrell
about 1949. Zita graduated from Univ. of Wisc., River Falls and taught
school for several years in Wisconsin and in the Navy Schools at Pearl
Harbor. During WW II she was assistant director of Catholic USO’s in
San Luis Obispo and in San Diego. She and Mike lived in San Francisco,
Annapolis, Honolulu, Japan, and Taiwan where Cmdr. Farrell spent 29
years in the U. S. Navy and had tours of duty as Commander of a variety
of ships including the USS Chimon, and the USS Unadilla. He also served
on the small crafts faculty of the U. S. Naval Academy in Annapolis.
They retired to Aptos, Cal., where he died in Nov. 4, 1989.
99. ROBERT PHILLIP MARTIN, born Dec. 18, 1913, died Feb. 27, 1982, Santa
Maria, Cal. He married Hilda Gion on March 6, 1945. He attended
Georgetown University in Washington, D. C., served in the Sea Bee’s in
W. W. II, and was postmaster in Santa Maria, Cal. He came west to Cal.
in 1935 and worked for his brother, Ambrose, in his auto supply store in
Roseville, Cal. When Ambrose was killed, Bob moved to Santa Maria, and
when the war started he entered the service. He returned to Santa Maria
and lived there the rest of his life. Hilda is from Regent, N. D., but
came to California with her family about 1940.
211. Kirk Martin, b. Aug. 5, 1947, does carpentry work for a living
but spents most of his time traveling. He is now in the
Orient, (China, Malaysia, or Thialand) and has visited much
of the world.
212. Gretchen Martin, b. Jan. 1949, mar. Mark Thobe on Oct. 9,
1973. They live in Bermuda Dunes, (near Palm Springs, Cal.)
where he is a highway patrolman and she is a clerk in the
213. Gion Katherine Martin, b. Feb. 6, 1952, mar. Phillip Cisneros
on Aug. 21, 1976, and they live in Atascadero, Cal.
a. Katherine Cisneros, b. 1980
b. Brian Cisneros, b. 1983
Children of William Heffron, #27
100. HAROLD HEFFRON, born_______???? May have lived in Phoenix and may have
used the name Westphal. (Stepfathers name). Crippled?
101. DEAN HEFFRON, born_______?????
Children of Alice Heffron Newell, #28
102. MARTIN NEWELL, born Aug. 29, 1899, Marshfield, Wisc. married Mariel
Noble of Winnepeg, Manitoba, Canada, in 1919, died April __, 1967,
Encino, Cal. Martin moved with his family from Wisconsin to Vancouver,
B. C., Canada, in 1905 and then to Los Angeles in 1917. He started work
in the oil fields around L. A. and when he retired in 1965 he was
purchasing agent for Getty Oil Co.
103. JOHN DEAN (DEAN) NEWELL, born Sept. 16, 1900, Marshfield, Wisc., died
1958, Los Angeles. Dean moved from Wisc. to Vancouver (1905) to Los
Angeles (1917). During W. W. I he served in the U. S. Navy, then
studied commercial art at U. C. L. A. During W. W. II he worked for a
construction company on military projects around the world. He was
married for a short time later in life.
104. DONALD PATRICK NEWELL, born Aug. 3, 1903, Marshfield, Wisc. married
Dorothy Lawrence on Aug. 3, 1931, and died Jan. __, 1985, in Delray
Beach, Florida. Don was a graduate of U. of C., Berkley, in 1928. He
worked in a stock brokerage firm in L. A. until 1949, then became a
business manager until retiring to Florida in 1973. He and Dorothy
visited Belmullet, Co. Mayo, Ireland, in 1968, probably the first of
William and Bridget Heffron’s descendants to visit Kilmore Parish.
214. Donald Patrick (Pat) Newell, born Feb. 19, 1938, Los Angeles,
He married (1), Margartet Bell in 1959, and (2) Susan Korba in
1975. Pat is a graduate of U. of C. Boalt Hall Law School and
is a partner in a law firm in San Diego.
children (one grandson?)
a. Michael Joseph Newell, b. 1964
b. Katherine Dean Newell, b. 1967
c. Allison Suzanne Newell, b. 1976
d. John Patrick Newell, b. 1978
215. John Lawrence Newell, born _____, 1940, L. A. John is a
graduate of U. of C., Berkley, and lives in L. A. where he is
in the real estate business.
105. ALICE MARY NEWELL, born April 5, 1906, in Vancouver, B. C., married
James Major in 1930 in L. A., died Feb. 5, 1939, San Francisco, buried
in L. A. Alice graduated from business school, then was an executive
secretary in an accounting firm in L. A. After she married she lived in
Shanghai, China, where her husband was an auditor for the Dollar
Steamship Line. They left Shanghai shortly before the Japanese
216. Donald Major, b. 1931, Shanghai, died of meningitis in 1936,
106. WALTER JAMES NEWELL, born Dec. 13, 1907, in Vancouver, B. C., died __
1931, in L. A. He joined the U. S. Navy about 1924 and served in the
Asiatic Fleet on a submarine tender in China and the Phillipines.
During this service he contracted tuberculosis and died at the V. A.
Hospital in L. A
107. MARY EILEEN NEWELL, born Dec. 4, 1909, Vancouver, B. C., married Haig
Prince on Oct. 31, 1930. (Haig was born in Yozgad, Turkey, of Armenian
parents. His father was one of the victims of the first genocide of the
20th century when the Turks massacred one and a half million
Armenian people in 1915. Haig came to the U. S. to study at Oberlin
College, Ohio, then to L. A. where he was in the real estate business
until his death in 1973.) Mary now lives in Encino, Cal., and has
traveled extensivlly, including Russia, South and Central America,
Europe and the Orient. She at one time operated a doll shop on
217. Mary Alice (Dolly) Prince, b. July 5, 1933, in L. A., mar.
James Hiss on Jan. 5, 1952, in Honolulu. She attended U. S. C
and now lives in L. A.
a. Pamela Christine Hiss, b. Nov. 23, 1952, Honolulu, mar.
Gerald Jolly in 1976, lives in Fountain Valley, Cal.
children, (2 daughters)
b. John Hiss, b. Oct. 26, 1953, Honolulu, mar. Dec. 1985, to
Barbara Adkins in Dallas, where they live and he is in
office equipment business.
i. John Joseph Hiss, b. Aug. 11, 1986.
c. Patricia Dean Hiss, b. Aug. 22. 1955, in L. A. She
graduated from U. C. L. A. and now lives in L. A.
d. Dianne Patricia Hiss, b. Sept. 30, 1959, L. A. She lives
in Panorama City, Cal. and has one daughter;
218. Randolph Winston Prince, born Dec. 9, 1934, L. A., died Nov. 7
1974, in L. A. He attended U. S. C. and served in the U. S.
Army during the Korean War. He was in the real estate
business in L. A.
219. Walter Newell Prince, b. Dec. 6. 1935, in L. A., married Diane
Burford in 1963. He attended the Univ. of Miami, Florida and
U. S. C. He operated a water ski school in San Diego until
entering the U. S. Army during the Korean War where he was a
correspondant for “Stars and Stripes”. He now lives in
Chatsworth, Cal., owns a building maintainance business and
published 2 books (the first on water ski instruction and the
second, co-authored with his brother, on real estate escrows)
a. Haig Marquis Prince II, b. Feb. 19, 1965, in L. A.,
called by his friends “the torch” because he was one of
the carriers of the Olymic Torch during the 1984 Olympics
in L. A.
220. Pamela Eileen Prince, born Feb. 14, 1938, L. A., graduated
Univ. of Colorado and was an airline stewardess for American
Airlines. She now lives in New York City where she operates
a cooking school.
108. CATHERINE ELIZABETH (CAPPY) NEWELL, born April 9, 1912, Vancouver, B.
C., married Dr. J. F. Villar in Mexico City in 1930. He died in Encino
in 1981. They lived in Mexico City from 1930 until 1945 when they moved
to L. A. where he practiced medicine until his death. Cappy now lives
221. Carmen Villar, born Mexico City on May 20, 1931, mar. Guy
Robetaille in 1953 in L. A. She is a graduate of Queen of
Angels Nusing School, L. A. and is an office manager for a
medical group in Santa Barbara and a member of the city
council of Carpenteria, Cal. Guy owns a food manufacturing
a. Susan Maria Robetaille, b. Nov. 10, 1956, L. A., mar.
Joseph Ontevares Oct. 4, 1980 and has 2 sons;
b. John Guy Robetaille, b. Oct. 5, 1958, m. _______on
March 5, 1989. He is in the food marketing business
in San Luis Obispo.
c. Carol Robetaille, b. Sept. 26, 1962, Santa Barbara, mar.
Emmet Hawkes July 21, 1984. She is public relations rep.
for Heart Assoc. of Santa Barbara where Emmet is in the
real estate business.
d. Janine Robetaille, b. Sept. 22, 1964, Santa Barbara,
attends Loyola-Marymount Univ. and works in a hospital
222. Patricia Villar, born Nov. 28, 1934, Mexico City, married Dr.
Thomas Carter May __, 1955. She attended Immaculate Heart
College and they now live in Tarzana Hills, Cal. Dr. Carter
is a psychiatrist in Woodland Hills, Cal.
a. Catherine Elizabeth Carter, b. Sept. 13, 1956, in
Moses Lake, Wash., mar. Al Saner in June, 1986, in
L. A., grad. of U. C. L. A. and lives in Camarillo, Cal.
She teaches school in Ventura, Cal.
b. Michael Joseph Carter, b. Aug. 23, 1957, in L. A., grad.
U. C. L. A. and is a therapist for autistic children. He
lives in Chatsworth, Cal.
c. Thomas Patrick Carter, B. March 17, 1963, in Milwaukee,
Wisc. grad. from Loyola Univ. and teaches at Notre Dame
High School, Sherman Oaks, Cal.
d. Patricia Maria Carter, b. March 18, 1964, Milwaukee,
grad. Loyola-Marymount Univ. and lives in Tarzana, Cal.
e. Ellen Margaret Carter, b. Oct. 9, 1965, Santa Barbara,
attends Loyola-Marymount Univ.
f. Vincent James Carter, b. Feb. 3, 1967, Encino, Cal., and
attends U. of C., Berkley
223 Joseph Fernando Villar, Jr, born Aug 7, 1939, Mexico City,
married Aurora Anchondo on March 2, 1973, in Santa Barbara.
She is from Chihuahua, Mexico. He graduated from Loyola Univ.
and is a supervisor for the building maintaince company owned
by his cousin, Walter Prince.
a. Katherine Villar, b. 10/16/1974 in L. A.
b. Margaret Villar, b. 8/10/1981 in L. A.
c. Jennifer Villar, b. 3/19/1986
224. Yolanda Villar, b. March 14, 1941, Mexico City, married
Keneth McKenzie July 13, 1963, in L. A. She grad. from
Queen of Angels Hospital School of Nursing in L. A. Ken
is in real estate development and they live in La Jolla, Cal.
a. Maureen McKenzie, b. 7/17/1966 in L. A.
b. Kristen McKenzie, b. 8/19/1969 in L. A.
c. Daniel McKenzie, b. 5/8/1971 in L. A.
225. Robert Victor Villar, b. March 6, 1943, Mexico City, married
Mary Ellen Hammond on Feb. 1, 1963, in L. A. He attended the
University of San Francisco and works for N. B. C. where he is
an assistant director. They live in Sherman Oaks, Cal.
a. John Carlos Villar, b. 5/24/1970 in L. A.
b. Peter Newell Villar, b. 9/27/1972 in L. A.
c. Suzanna Villar, b. 5/22/1974 in L. A.
d. Ellen Villar, b. 11/22/1981 in L. A.
226. Kathleen Villar, born June 29, 1946, in Los Angeles, married
Auturo Jacinto on Oct. 26, 1974, in Los Angeles. Kathy
graduated from St. Mary’s College in West Los Angeles and
studied in Mexico City. She is a bi-lingual teacher in the
Los Angeles School System. Arturo is a fire captain with the
Los Angeles Fire Dept.
a. Andreu Jacinto, b. 10/9/1976 in L. A.
b. Auturo Jacinto, Jr., b. 4/29/1979 in L. A.
c. Daniel Jacinto, b. 11/6/1984 in L. A.
d. Carlos Martin Jacinto, b. 9/5/1986 in L. A.
227. John Joseph Villar, born March 15, 1950, in Los Angeles,
married _______ ______. He graduated fro U. S. C. with a
degree in music and is now in the real estate investment
business and lives in Santa Barbara.
a. John Christian Northwood, b. 6/12/1979
228. Mary Ellen Villar, born Nov. 24, 1954, in Los Angeles,
married John Tejeda on June 13, 1981, in Los Angeles. Mary
Ellen attended Valley College and is a bi-lingual counselor in
the Los Angeles School System. John works with handicaped
children. They live in Encino.
a. Nicole Tejeda, b. 4/2/1985 in L. A.
109. PETER NEWELL, JR. born Aug. 31, 1915, Vancouver, B. C. married
Florence O’Connor (b. 1918, d. 1984) in 1942. Pete graduated from
Loyola University and earned a Masters Degree in Physical Education
at U. S. C. He was a Navy Ensign in the Pacific Theater in W. W. II.
After the war he became basketball coach at the University of San
Francisco, then at Michigan State University, and the at the University
of California, Berkley. In 1960 he coached the gold winning U. S.
basketball team in the Rome Olympics. Later, he became general manager
for the L. A. Lakers and then he was a talent consultant for the Golden
State Warriors and conducts his own basketball clinic for professional
players. He was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame and now lives in
Palos Verdes, having retired from the Warrior organization in 1986.
229. Peter F. Newell III, born Feb. 28, 1944, Chicago,
married _____. He graduated from San Jose State
University and now teaches and coaches basketball
at Santa Cruz High School.
230. Thomas Dean Newell, born Aug. 3, 1947, San Francisco,
married Elaine Caravati in 1978. They live in Seattle
where he is the assistant coach for the Seattle Super-
a. Ashliegh Newell, b. 9/17/1979 in Virginia
b. Christopher Thomas Newell, b. 8/1/1987, in Virginia
c. Paige O’Connor Newell b. 1/ /1987, in Seattle
231. Roger Kirk Newell, b. March 27, 1950, in San Francisco.
He graduated from U. of C., Berkley and publishes a
basketball newsletter. He lives in Palos Verdes, Cal.
232. Gregory Dennis Newell, born Feb.__, 1956, San Francisco,
married Victoria Monsour on May 1, 1986 in Pasadena. He
graduated from Pepperdine University in Malibu and is now
sales representative for Converse Athletic Shoes and
lives in Redondo Beach, Cal.
Children of Mamie Heffron Smith, #31
110. DONALD SMITH , b. ________, Vancouver, B. C., married Cecile ______
He was in the Canadian Merchant Marines during W. W. II and now lives
in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Children of Clarissa Heffron Wallace, #35
111. SUSAN WALLACE, born Feb. 23, 1938, San Francisco, died March 4, 1982,
Burlingame, Cal., buried Holy Cross Cemetery. She married (1).______
about 1962, and (2) _____ MacDonald. Susan was a graduate of St. Mary’s
School of Nursing and the University of San Francisco. She was a
Registered Nurse and was the director of nursing at Chope Community
235. Teresa ____ b. 1965, mar. ____________
236. Bridget MacDonald, b. 1968
237. Gretchen MacDonald, b. 1971