Helen Deborah Gaynor was the third daughter of William Jay Gaynor (1851-1913), mayor of New York, and Augusta Cole (Mayer) Gaynor. Her first marriage to Edward Thomas Bedford, II, a manufacturer of Clinton Avenue, Brooklyn, ended in divorce in 1920; she married Whitney Kernochan, a New York real estate broker, on January 7, 1921.
Gift of Mrs. J. Phillip Schmand
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