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Famous People in the Census!

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Paul

Paul Report 12 Jul 2009 22:31

Recently I discovered Florence Nightingale in the census as well as Queen Victorian, has anyone else found famous people?

Kate

Kate Report 12 Jul 2009 22:53

I did once come across a couple of the Brontes, and also Cassandra Austen (Jane's sister) - because I was looking for them, not because I was related to them. (Sadly!)

Paul

Paul Report 12 Jul 2009 22:58

I read recently that someone had found Charlie Chapline in the census, has anyone else heard about this?

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 12 Jul 2009 23:00

we had a thread on Charlie Chaplin a long time ago - born in London I believe

I found Mussolini and Eisenhower

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 12 Jul 2009 23:01

here's a famous - or infamous one!!!

Adolf HITLER (AFN: 16DW-GT0) Pedigree
Sex: M Family


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Event(s)
Birth: 20 Apr 1889
Braunau, , Austria
Death: 30 Apr 1945
Berlin, , Germany

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Parents
Father: Alois SCHICKLGRUBER (AFN: 1DPV-FDB) Family
Mother: Klara POELZL (AFN: 1DPV-F12)

Father: HITLER (AFN: 16DW-GQC) Family
Mother:


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Marriage(s)
Spouse: Eva BRAUN (AFN: 16DW-GV6) Family
Marriage: Apr 1945
Berlin, , Germany

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 12 Jul 2009 23:03

Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini Compact Disc #129 Pin #3729193 Pedigree
Sex: M

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Event(s)
Birth: 29 Jul 1883

Predappio near, Forli, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Death: 28 Apr 1945

Giuoino di Mezzegra, Italy
Burial: 1950'S

Crypt, Predappio, Italy
Burial: 1945 - 1950'S

Unmarked grave, Milan cemetery, Italy

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Parents
Father: Alexandro Mussolini Disc #129 Pin #3729202
Mother: Rosa Maltoni Disc #129 Pin #3729203

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Marriage(s)
Spouse: Donna Rachele Mussolini Disc #129 Pin #3729204
Marriage:



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Personal Information
Occupation: 1922 - 1943
Fascist Italian Dictator

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 12 Jul 2009 23:15

Husband's Name
George Edward Alexander WINDSOR (AFN:1VG5-W1S) Pedigree

Born: 20 Dec 1902 Place: Sandringham, Norfolk, England, Great Britain
Died: 25 Aug 1942 Place: Morven, , Scotland, Great Britain
Married: 29 Nov 1934 Place: Westminster, London, England, Great Britain

Father: George V OF ENGLAND (AFN:1VG5-VKX) Family
Mother: Mary OF TECK (AFN:1VG5-VVS)

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Wife's Name
Marina OF GREECE (AFN:1VG5-WZL) Pedigree

Born: 30 Nov 1906 Place: Athens, , Greece
Died: 1968 Place: Kensington, London, England, Great Britain
Married: 29 Nov 1934 Place: Westminster, London, England, Great Britain

Father: Nicholas OF GREECE (AFN:1VG5-X26) Family
Mother: Helen Vladimirovna Of Russia ROMANOV (AFN:1VG5-X3D)

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Children

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1. Sex Name
U Living (AFN:1VG5-WV0) Pedigree


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2. Sex Name
U Living (AFN:1VG5-X0R) Pedigree


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3. Sex Name
U Living (AFN:1VG5-X10) Pedigree

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 12 Jul 2009 23:16


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Husband's Name
George V WINDSOR (AFN:1WRD-R29) Pedigree

Born: 3 Jun 1865 Place: Marlborough Hse, London, England
Christened: 7 Jul 1865 Place:
Died: 20 Jan 1936 Place: Sandringham, Norfolk, England
Buried: 28 Jan 1936 Place: Windsor Castle, St. George Chap., Berkshire, England

Father:
Mother:

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Wife's Name
Mary TECK (AFN:1WRF-VF7) Pedigree

Born: 26 May 1867 Place: Kensington Palac
Died: 24 Mar 1953 Place: Marlborough Hous, London
Buried: Place: St. George's Cha, Windsor

Father:
Mother: Mary Adelaide "Fat Mary" (AFN:1WRG-8ZK)

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Children

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1. Sex Name
M Henry William Frederick WINDSOR (AFN:1WRF-VJT) Pedigree

Born: 31 Mar 1900 Place: York Cottage, Sandringham, Norfolk
Died: 10 Jun 1974 Place: Barnwell Manor, Northamptonshire

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2. Sex Name
F Victoria Alexandra Alice WINDSOR (AFN:1WRF-VHM) Pedigree

Born: 25 Apr 1897 Place: York Cottage, Sandringham, Norfolk
Died: 28 Mar 1965 Place: Harewood House, Nr Leeds

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3. Sex Name
M Edward VIII WINDSOR (AFN:1WRF-VGF) Pedigree

Born: 23 Jun 1894 Place: White Lodge, Richmond Park, Surrey
Died: 28 May 1972 Place: Paris
Buried: Place: Frogmore, Windsor

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4. Sex Name
M John Charles Francis WINDSOR (AFN:1WRF-VL8) Pedigree

Born: 12 Jul 1905 Place: York Cottage, Sandringham
Died: 18 Jan 1919 Place: Wood Farm, Wolferton, Norfolk

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5. Sex Name
M George Vi Albert WINDSOR (AFN:1WRF-VCS) Pedigree

Born: 14 Dec 1895 Place: York Cottage, Sandringham, Norfolk, England
Died: 6 Feb 1952 Place: Sandringham Hous, Sandringham, England
Buried: 11 Mar 1952 Place: St. George's Cha, Windsor, Windsor

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6. Sex Name
M George Edward Alexander WINDSOR (AFN:1WRF-VK2) Pedigree

Born: 20 Dec 1902 Place: Sandringham Hous, Norfolk
Died: 25 Aug 1942 Place: Morven, Scotland

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 12 Jul 2009 23:23

Greta Lovisa Gustafsson (aka) Greta Garbo Compact Disc #126 Pin #1254783 Pedigree
Sex: F

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Event(s)
Birth: 18 Sep 1905

Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Death: 15 Apr 1990

New York City, New York Co., NY

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Parents
Father: Karl Gustafson Disc #126 Pin #1254917

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Marriage(s)
Spouse: John Cecil Pringle (aka) John "Jack" Gilbert Disc #126 Pin #1254921
Marriage: 1927
engaged, but never married

Spouse:
Marriage:


Spouse:
Marriage: 1937



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Other Marriage Event(s)
Divorce:


Divorce:



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Notes and Sources
Notes: None
Sources: None

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Submitter
Samuel Taylor GEER
November 19, 2005 Update to Compact Disc #94


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Submission Search: 1468458-1120105011105
URL:

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 12 Jul 2009 23:24



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Rudolph Valentino Compact Disc #139 Pin #324491 Pedigree
Sex: M

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Event(s)
Birth: 1895

Castellaneta, Italy
Death: 1926

New York, NY
Burial:

Los Angeles, California

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Parents
Father: Giovanni Antonio Giuseppe Fidele Guglielmi Disc #139 Pin #324520
Mother: Marie Berthe Gabrielle Barbin Disc #139 Pin #324519

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Marriage(s)
Spouse: Jean Harriet Acker Disc #139 Pin #324492
Marriage: 1919


Spouse: Winifred Shaughnessy Disc #139 Pin #324493
Marriage: 14 Mar 1923
Crown Point, Lake, Indiana

Spouse: Barbara Apolonia Chalupiec Disc #139 Pin #324458
Marriage:



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Other Marriage Event(s)
Divorce:


Divorce:


Divorce:



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Personal Information
Occupation:
movie star-born Rodolpho Alfonso Guglielmi

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Notes and Sources
Notes: None
Sources: None

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Submitter
David JONES
1460 Ghent Ave - Apt# 1801, Burlington, Ontario, L7S 1X7, Canada


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Submission Search: 1292788-0123108204742
URL:

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 12 Jul 2009 23:28



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Douglas Elton Thomas Ulman (aka) Fairbanks Compact Disc #94 Pin #335491 Pedigree
Sex: M

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Event(s)
Burial:

Hollywood Forever Memorial Park, Hollywood, Los Angeles Co., CA
Birth: 23 May 1883

Denver, Denver Co., CO
Death: 12 Dec 1939

Santa Monica, Los Angeles Co., CA

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Parents
Father: H. Charles Ulman Disc #94 Pin #335490
Mother: Ella Adelaide Marsh Disc #94 Pin #335488

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Marriage(s)
Spouse: Anna Beth Sully Disc #94 Pin #335500
Marriage: 1907


Spouse: Edith Louise Sylvia Hawkes , Lady Ashley Disc #94 Pin #335504
Marriage: 1939


Spouse: Gladys Louise Smith (aka) Mary Pickford , Actress Disc #94 Pin #335503
Marriage: 28 Mar 1920



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Other Marriage Event(s)
Divorce:


Divorce:


Divorce:



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Notes and Sources
Notes: Available on CD-ROM Disc# 94
Sources: None

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Submitter
Samuel Taylor "Sam" GEER
1517 Junior Drive Dallas, TX 75208-2423


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Submission Search: 1468458-0916104234320

Jill 2011 (aka Warrior Princess of Cilla!)

Jill 2011 (aka Warrior Princess of Cilla!) Report 12 Jul 2009 23:37

But Familysearch contains all sorts - this one's not so odd:

Elvis Aaron PRESLEY (AFN: 12C9-R6Q) Pedigree
Sex: M Family

Event(s)
Birth: 8 Jan 1935
Tupelo, Lee, Mississippi
Death: 16 Aug 1977
Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada
Burial: 18 Aug 1977
Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee
Parents
Father: Vernon Elvis PRESLEY (AFN: 12C9-R4B) Family
Mother: Gladys Love SMITH (AFN: 12C9-R5J)

Jill 2011 (aka Warrior Princess of Cilla!)

Jill 2011 (aka Warrior Princess of Cilla!) Report 12 Jul 2009 23:39

I mean, if this is from someone's family tree you have to wonder at the rest of their info:

Jesus Christ Compact Disc #128 Pin #4366668 Pedigree
Sex: M
Event(s)
Birth: 6 Apr 0001
Bethlehem, Judea, Canaan, Palestine
Death: 3 Apr 0034
Calvary, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Isreal, Palestine
Burial: 4 Apr 0034
Joseph Arimathea's Tomb, Jerusalem, Israel, Palestine
Parents
Mother: Mary Disc #128 Pin #4352794
Notes and Sources
Notes: Available on CD-ROM Disc# 128
Sources: Available on CD-ROM Disc# 128

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 12 Jul 2009 23:50

Crumbs!!! Never ever thought to look for His birth!!!!!

Paul

Paul Report 12 Jul 2009 23:53

Thanks for all your contributions, very interesting, let's see if we can get anymore!

LindaB

LindaB Report 12 Jul 2009 23:55

My OH's 3x gt aunt was in service to the wealthy Liverpool Gladstone family for over 20 years till her marriage in Dumfries...she moved with her employer north to Scotland whilst his cousin went south...

1881...

Name: William E. Gladstone
Age: 71
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1810
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Catherine
Gender: Male
Where born: Liverpool, Lancashire, England

Civil parish: St Margaret
County/Island: London
Country: England

Street Address: 10 Downing St
Condition as to marriage: Married
Education:

Employment status: View image
Occupation: Prime Minister

Registration district: St George Hanover Square
Sub-registration district: St Margaret Westminster
ED, institution, or vessel: 2
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
William E. Gladstone 71
Catherine Gladstone 69
Mary Gladstone 37
Fanny Hampton 61
Louise Stume 62
Augusta Schluter 31
Sarah Eveleigh 17
Elizabeth Catherall 26
Ann Williams 23
Ann Jolly 34
Emily Taylor 17
Herbert Potter 20
P.Walter Hyam 30
Gadoc A. Cutram 26
Joseph Meech 20
John Hamlyn 15

Linda


AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 13 Jul 2009 00:03



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Husband's Name
Winston Leonard SPENCER-CHURCHILL (AFN:PPS0-QF) Pedigree

Born: 30 Nov 1874 Place: Blenheim Palace, , Oxfordshire, England
Died: 15 Jan 1965 Place: England
Buried: Place: St. Martin's, Churchyard, Oxfordshire, England
Married: 12 Sep 1908 Place: Of England

Father: Randolph Henry SPENCER-CHURCHILL (AFN:92K4-ZQ) Family
Mother: Jeanette JEROME (AFN:92K5-88)

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Wife's Name
Clementine Ogilvy HOZIER (AFN:9MWW-7B) Pedigree

Born: 1885 Place:
Married: 12 Sep 1908 Place: Of England

Father:
Mother:

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Children

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1. Sex Name
F Diana CHURCHILL (AFN:PPS0-SR) Pedigree

Born: 1909 Place: Of England
Died: 1963 Place:
Buried: 1963 Place:

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2. Sex Name
M Randolph CHURCHILL (AFN:PPS0-TX) Pedigree

Born: 1911 Place: Of England
Died: 1968 Place:
Buried: 1968 Place:

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3. Sex Name
U Living (AFN:PPS0-V4) Pedigree


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4. Sex Name
U Living (AFN:PPS0-W9) Pedigree

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 13 Jul 2009 00:04


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Husband's Name
Dwight David "Ike" EISENHOWER (AFN:8QSM-PH) Pedigree

Born: 14 Oct 1890 Place: Denison, Grayson, Texas
Died: 28 Mar 1969 Place: Washington, District Of, Columbia
Buried: 1969 Place: Eisenhower Mus., Abilene, Dickinson, Ks
Married: 1 Jul 1916 Place: Denver, Denver, Co

Father: David Jacob EISENHOUER (AFN:FHKK-KH) Family
Mother: Ida Elizabeth STOVER (AFN:FHKK-LN)

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Wife's Name
Mamie Geneva DOUD (AFN:8QSM-QN) Pedigree

Born: 14 Nov 1896 Place: Boone, Boone, Iowa
Died: 1 Nov 1979 Place: Washington, District Of, Columbia
Buried: 1979 Place: Eisenhower Mus., Abilene, Dickinson, Ks
Married: 1 Jul 1916 Place: Denver, Denver, Co

Father: John Sheldon DOUD (AFN:FHKK-MT) Family
Mother: Elvira M. CORISON (AFN:FHKK-N1)

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Children

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1. Sex Name
U Living (AFN:1GD8-N10) Pedigree


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2. Sex Name
U Living (AFN:1JKC-508) Pedigree


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3. Sex Name
M Doud Dwight EISENHOWER (AFN:1GD8-MPX) Pedigree

Born: 24 Sep 1917 Place: Denver, Arapahoe, Co
Died: 2 Jan 1921 Place: Camp Meade, , Md
Buried: Jan 1921 Place:

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4. Sex Name
M Dwight Doud EISENHOWER (AFN:1NPV-JP8) Pedigree

Born: 24 Sep 1917 Place:
Died: 2 Jan 1921 Place:

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 13 Jul 2009 00:05

Clement Richard Attlee Compact Disc #132 Pin #1735232 Pedigree
Sex: M

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Event(s)
Birth: 1883

England
Death: 1967



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Parents

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Personal Information
Occupation: from 1945 to 1951
England Prime Minister of England

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Notes and Sources
Notes: None
Sources: Available on CD-ROM Disc# 132

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Submitter
Brian JONES
10 Bland St Ashfield NSW 2131


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Submission Search: 2514636-0719106224516

Sliwowski

Sliwowski Report 13 Jul 2009 00:08

Jesus Christ! lmao :)