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MarieCeleste Report 13 Feb 2013 18:35

Hello Derrick - do you know your Leonard's exact birthdate? That might help us establish if Leonard Joseph Bearne and Leonard Gerald Bearne were two different people.


derrick Report 13 Feb 2013 16:51

thanks all,
this is the len iwas looking for i dont now why his name changed from joseph bearne to a george bearne , but his fathers name was george and he died in 1912 .but the info on Doris matches with all the usa census 1930 1940,and that
she worked for a newspaper in new york his son died in 2004 so i will be looking for any info on him marrage children etc so any help would be great,
thanks again all for your help,. derrick


MargaretM Report 8 Feb 2013 13:20

But on that 1930 census it says that they all emigrated 1905. A different Leonard Bearne? The one who married Doris Willmott was Leonard Gerald Bearne according to Doris"s obit.


Gins Report 8 Feb 2013 08:17


You could try searching for relatives here

There is a probable match for the son in Florida


derrick Report 6 Feb 2013 13:02

Thanks all i have that info but still cant find about his death,
regards Derrick :-)


MargaretM Report 6 Feb 2013 12:59

There's an obit here for Doris Willmott Bearne who died 1962 aged 57 at Ridgewood, NY. It says her husband, a WW1 British Army veteran died Sept. 1955. Trouble is his name was Leonard Gerald Bearne. She is survived by son Leonard Gerald Bearne Jr. and a brother Cyril Willmott.


MargaretM Report 6 Feb 2013 11:59

Is this your post here?

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 6 Feb 2013 11:14

(Outgoing Passenger) (Find My Past website)

Name: Leonard BEARNE
Date of departure: 13 March 1923
Port of departure: Southampton
Passenger destination port: New York, USA
Passenger destination: New York, USA
Date of Birth: 1898 (calculated from age)
Age: 25
Marital status:
Sex: Male
Occupation: Chauffeur
Passenger recorded on: Page 1 of 9
Official Number:
Master's name:
Steamship Line:
Where bound:
Square feet:
Registered tonnage:
Passengers on voyage:
Thos Howell
Red Star Line
New York, USA
(last UK address, St. Budeaux, Devonport)

Chris :)

New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 (Ancestry)

Name: Leonard Joseph Hearne !
Arrival Date: 23 Mar 1923
Birth Date: abt 1898
Birth Location: England
Birth Location Other: abbot newton
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Ethnicity/ Nationality: English
Port of Departure: Southampton
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Lapland

(or on below, details posted on image)

UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 (Ancestry)
Name: Lucy Bearne
Birth Date: abt 1859
Age: 65
Port of Departure: New York, New York, United States
Arrival Date: 19 Sep 1924
Port of Arrival: Plymouth, England
Ports of Voyage: Antwerp
Ship Name: Lapland
Shipping Line: Red Star Line
Official Number: 137398
(Intended UK address, 11, Evelyn Street, St. Budeaux, Devon)

(Going back)

Name: Lucy BEARNE
Date of departure: 27 March 1925
Port of departure: Southampton
Passenger destination port: New York, USA
Passenger destination: New York, USA
Date of Birth: 1859 (calculated from age)
Age: 66
Marital status:
Sex: Female
Occupation: H'keeper
Passenger recorded on: Page 12 of 21
Official Number:
Master's name:
Steamship Line:
Where bound:
Square feet:
Registered tonnage:
Passengers on voyage:
G Gibbons
New York, USA


Gins Report 6 Feb 2013 10:53

1940 United States Federal Census

Name: Llonard Bearnes
Age: 36
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1904
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: England
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Son-in-law
Home in 1940: New York, Queens, New York
View Map
Street: 66th Street
House Number: 53-17
Inferred Residence in 1935: New York, Queens, New York
Residence in 1935: Same House
Citizenship: Alien
Sheet Number: 7B
Occupation: Meter Checker
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 8th grade
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 44
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work
Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
Income: 1552
Income Other Sources: No
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Albert Willmott 62
Frances Willmott 68
Llonard Bearnes 36
Doris Bearnes 34


Gins Report 6 Feb 2013 10:45

nnn as youve started a new thread

Is this your man?

1930 United States Federal Census
about Leonard Bearne
Name: Leonard Bearne
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1899
Birthplace: England
Race: White
Home in 1930: Queens, Queens, New York
View Map
Marital Status: Married
Immigration Year: 1905
Relation to Head of House: Son-in-law
Spouse's Name: Doris Bearne
Father's Birthplace: England
Mother's Birthplace: England


Military Service:

Rent/home value:

Age at first marriage:

Parents' birthplace: View image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Albert Willmott 52
Ausash Willmott 58
Leonard Bearne 31
Doris Bearne 26


derrick Report 5 Feb 2010 15:39

Sorry late getting back but thank you,
the l bearne in your first reply was the one i waslooking for but how did you now he was going to join his mother,
the second L Bearne who died in califonia was his nephew ,my uncle,
many thanks for your help any more info i would be grateful,


MargaretM Report 4 Feb 2010 21:29

SSDI has a death of Leonard C, Bearne born 5 May 1917, died 4 Sep. 1998, Oceanside, San Diego, California.


MargaretM Report 4 Feb 2010 21:22

Ellis Island has a Leonard Joseph Bearne arriving New York 23 March 1923. He was 25, single, chauffeur, last residence Plymouth, England. Relative was sister Mrs. S. Dennis, 11 Evelyn St., St. Budtaux. He was going to join mother Mrs Lucy Bearne, 114 21st, St. Elmhurst, NY. He was born Newton Abbott, England.
Any chance he's yours?


derrick Report 4 Feb 2010 19:49

Please accept my opology for not replying ,
but i did send a reply but to the wrong place,
the info you gave me was great and put me on the wright track,
regards derrick.


derrick Report 2 Feb 2010 09:44