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Ancestry american info

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Louise Report 26 Mar 2013 15:56

can anybody help me
I do not have worldwide access on ancestry but know a relative died in 1943 california area.
christopher george harding - wife probably named claire.

can anyone help with details of his death in any way? , no idea what is really available.



George_of_Westbury Report 26 Mar 2013 16:16

there is this, no idea if its yours, there is only this info

California, Death Index, 1940-1997
about Christopher G Harding
Name: Christopher G Harding
Social Security #: 562031695
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 3 Jan 1892
Birth Place: Other Country
Death Date: 18 May 1943
Death Place: Los Angeles
Mother's Maiden Name: Dobson
Father's Surname: Harding



Maddie Report 26 Mar 2013 16:19

could this be him
Name: Christopher G Harding
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 18 May 1943
Event Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Birth Date: 03 Jan 1892
Birthplace: Other Country
Gender: Male
Father's Name: Harding
Mother's Name: Dobson

Name: Christopherson Harding
Event: Census
Event Date: 1930
Event Place: Los Angeles (Districts 0001-0250), Los Angeles, California
Gender: Male
Age: 38
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Birthplace: England
Estimated Birth Year: 1892
Immigration Year: 1909
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Father's Birthplace: England
Mother's Birthplace: England
Enumeration District Number: 0195
Family Number: 253
Sheet Number and Letter: 8B
Line Number: 78
NARA Publication: T626, roll 140
Film Number: 2339875
Digital Folder Number: 4532471
Image Number: 00893
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Christopherson Harding M 38 England
Wife Clare Harding F 35 California
Citing this Record

"United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 26 Mar 2013), Christopherson Harding, 1930.


Maddie Report 26 Mar 2013 16:21

Christopher George Harding

United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942

draft_registration 1942 Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California
birth: 03 Jan 1892
residence: 1942 Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California

Christopher George Harding

United States, World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918

draft_registration Oakland City no 3, California, United States
birth: 03 Jan 1892 London, , England


Andrew Report 26 Mar 2013 16:42

Name: Chris Harding
Respondent: Yes
Age: 47
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1893
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: England
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
View Map
Street: Stanley
House Number: 1012
Farm: No
Inferred Residence in 1935: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Residence in 1935: Same Place
Resident on farm in 1935: No
Citizenship: Naturalized
Sheet Number: 67B
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 529
Occupation: Salesman
House Owned or Rented: Rented
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 52
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: College, 2nd year
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 44
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work
Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
Income: 3000
Income Other Sources: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Chris Harding 47
Claire Harding 48



Louise Report 26 Mar 2013 17:24

goodness , thankyou so much to you for being so very quick.
That has helped me a lot

One more thought, i live in the uk, do youknow how you go about obtaining a death certificate form america- is it possible to do so even?

many many thanks


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 26 Mar 2013 17:48

You might be able to order a CA DC from the following page. Best to have a proper read through first

If you can't get an Authorized copy, you might be able to purchase an Informational copy (same details but can't be used for identification or presumably legal reasons)

Here's another informative link

If you were asking about certificates from other States, just make an internet search including the name of the State and the words Vital Records. eg Ohio Vital Records


mgnv Report 26 Mar 2013 18:26

Try checking out:®ion=UNITED_STATES

Maddie has posted 1930:

Here's the other censuses
[addy 1012 Stanley]

Use FS link above for the 1940 image - for 1910-1930, magnify 4 clicks below, then save image:
[time to get in a spot of yoga]
[Naturalized 1919]
[addy=853 S Kingsway Dr, Los Angeles CA; marr 8 y]

Here's George's hit, with less detail:

Here's Maddie's draft rego's (with images)


Louise Report 26 Mar 2013 19:36

dear mgnv, maddie, george, detective and andrew,
a massive "thankyou". I have found out so much from all your links and am preparing to now browse through the death register link for christopher.

i never exptected so much help, so i thank you all very much for your time and trouble. Been at this game for over 20 years but american records havent really crossed my path before.

happy easter