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Dorothy Gladys Lockhart /Lockhart Colorado 1911

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Claire Report 15 Jan 2013 01:53

I have recently found a relative I didn't know I had! Her name is Gladys Dorothy Lochhart / Lockhort. Her father was Joseph F Lockhart listed on the 1920 & 1930 census records as being in Denver Colorado born in Ireland.

Her mother was Sarah Jane Gormley born in Ireland and she had a brother Oliver J. Lockhart listed on the census as well. I know Oliver married (Margaret?) and had no kids ? but didn't know about Gladys until I seen the census records. It says she was born around 1902.

Any info / help on this would be greatly appreciated.


mgnv Report 15 Jan 2013 08:54

The Oliver Joseph Lockhart listed on census is a son, not a brother

Magnify 4 clicks, then save image:
[ADDY=791 Detroit; Aliens, immig looks like 1912]
[addy=629 Garfield; now naturalized; marr 24 y; Jos immig 1892, Sarah immig 1894]®ion=UNITED_STATES
Colorado, Statewide Marriage Index, 1900-1939Liklos, John-Longo, Louis O. Image 2816 of 4149
[July 4 1935; Oliver I Lockhart m Mary A Dragoich
It's not transcribed, just index cards ordered by groom.]
[1940 - Sarah's a widow, Ollie's single so maybe I got that bit wrong - there's also Rita M Quinn, a 48 y o single niece on next page]


Claire Report 15 Jan 2013 11:14

I knew about Rita being in America and have details as to how she was related to our family. My Granny used to write to her in America before she died.

My Granny (& her address book!) has been a great source of knowledge even though this was her husband's family, not hers. The biggest problem I have is that there seems to be very few relatives left in the family line so I'm trying to trace the ones we didn't have any details about.



MarieCeleste Report 15 Jan 2013 12:46

Just posting the Household occupants from the 1930:

Joseph F Lockhart 57
Sarah J Lockhart 52
Oliver J Lockhart 22
Gladys D Lockhart 28 <<

and then the 1920:

Joseph F Lockhort 47
Sarah Lockhort 42
Oliver Joseph Lockhort 11
Dorothy Gladys Lockhort 9 <<

On both records the transcribed age seems to be the same as what's on the original image, but one of them has to be wrong?


MarieCeleste Report 15 Jan 2013 17:59

Found this, you may already know it:

Selected U.S. Naturalization Records - Original Documents, 1790-1974

Name: Joseph Francis Lockhart
State: Colorado
Court Type: District Court
Court Location: Denver, Colorado
Naturalization Record Type: Petitions for Naturalization

This record was dated 15 Feb 1910 and at that time he stated he had one child, Oliver Joseph Lockhart born 29 Jan 1908 in Denver. (So it seems likely that Dorothy Gladys age on the 1920 census is the correct one, not the 1930)

Joseph was born 15 April 1872 in Donegal and was married to Sarah Jane Gormley who was from Stuban ?? Ireland. They lived 2109 East 16th Avenue, Denver.

He arrived in USA at New York 03 August 1893 on the Furnessa ??

He declared his intention for citizenship in Pennsylvania 24 September 1895. He had lived in Colorado since 2 February 1905.


MarieCeleste Report 15 Jan 2013 18:08

Don't know if this is your Gladys returning from a trip to Europe?

New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
Name: Gladys Lockhart
Arrival Date: 10 Aug 1936
Birth Date: abt 1910
Birth Location: Colorado
Birth Location Other: Denver
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Port of Departure: Cherbourg, France
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Port Arrival State: New York
Port Arrival Country: United States
Ship Name: Queen Mary

Birth date 10 March 1910. Home address 629 Garfield Street, Denver.

(Yes, it is her - the family were living Garfield Street on the 1930 census).


MarieCeleste Report 15 Jan 2013 18:16

Here's the family in 1937:

U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta)
Name: Gladys D Lockhart
Residence Year: 1937
Street Address: 629 Garfield
Residence Place: Denver, Colorado
Occupation: Tchr (Teacher?)
Publication Title: Denver, Colorado, City Directory, 1937

At the same address are Oliver J, book-keeper at Rocky Mountain Fuel Co and Sara J (widow of Joseph F)


MarieCeleste Report 15 Jan 2013 18:27

Gladys isn't with them in 1948:

U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta)
Name: Sara J Lockhart
Residence Year: 1948
Street Address: 629 Garfield
Residence Place: Denver, Colorado
Occupation: Wld (Widow)
Publication Title: Denver, Colorado, City Directory, 1948

Living with her are Oliver J (no occupation given) and Margt A, teacher at Cole Junior High School.


mgnv Report 15 Jan 2013 19:55

Re 1930 - I read her age as 20 -it's a poorly formed zero, and does look like an 8.

head William Lockhart M 38 Penna
wife Isabella Lockhart F 39 Ireland
daughter Elizabeth Lockhart F 14 Penna
daughter Bertha Lockhart F 8 Penna
daughter Maud Lockhart F 6 Penna
son Samuel Lockhart M 2 Penna
boarder Joseph Lockhart M 27 Ireland
boarder William Erving M 19 Penna
[can't really make out addy - maybe 1945 Wharton St, Phildelephia PA.
Jos is described as boarder in Wm Lockart's h/h. Wm b Nov 1862 in PA could be a cousin.
Although Wm was supposedly born in PA, he immig 1883 and is a naturalized citizen.
Wm is a cloth cutter, and Jos is a teamster.]
head Robert H Huey M 28 Ireland
wife Margaret Huey F 26 Ireland
son Henry J Huey M 3 Pennsylvania
boarder Sarah Gormley F 23 Ireland
[addy=1910 Gerritt St, so 4 blocks S of Wharton. Sarah is a dressmaker, and her landlord is a teamster.]

Couldn't find 1910


Claire Report 15 Jan 2013 20:46

Thank you very much for all this - I have added the details to my family tree.