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World Ancestry or FMP 1910 - 30 Look up please

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~Looby Loo~

~Looby Loo~ Report 21 Jul 2013 19:00

Hi, I have found my ancestor on the LDS site but can't access the image, I was wondering if some kind soul who has access to either of the above would be willing to do a census look up for me please. I am looking for all the information given on each census.

1910
Pennsylvania USA Ward 33
Elmer Henry b 1885 Pennsylvania
Bessie Henry wife b 1886 Pennsylvania

1920 Ward 31 Pennsylvania
As above but also with a Maid named Ella Wollman

1930
Elmer & Bessie Henry (as above) doesn't give a ward for this one.

Specifically looking to see what birth info is given, but would appreciate all the info.

Much appreciated, and thanks for taking the time to look for me.

Regards, Lou

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 21 Jul 2013 19:45

Here's the 1910:

1910 United States Federal Census

Name: Elmer E Henry
Age in 1910: 29
Birth Year: abt 1881
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1910: Philadelphia Ward 33, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Bessie Henry
Father's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania

Household Members:
Name Age
Elmer E Henry 29
Bessie Henry 24

He's a dentist, married 3 years, no children.

Living Westmorland Street.

Stuart

Stuart Report 21 Jul 2013 19:49

1920

Name: Elmer Henry
[Enna Henry]
Age: 35
Birth Year: abt 1885
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1920: Philadelphia Ward 31, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Bessie Henry
Father's Birthplace: Ireland
[Maryland]
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home Owned: Own
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Elmer Henry 35
Bessie Henry 35

He is a Dentist 1910/1920

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 21 Jul 2013 19:49

1920:

1920 United States Federal Census

Name: Elmer Henry
Age: 35
Birth Year: abt 1885
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1920: Philadelphia Ward 31, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Bessie Henry
Father's Birthplace: Ireland [Maryland]
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home Owned: Own
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes

Household Members:
Name Age
Elmer Henry 35
Bessie Henry 35

Still a dentist, now living Dauphin Street. There IS a maid as you say, but missed off this particular transcription.

Stuart

Stuart Report 21 Jul 2013 19:51

1930

Name: Elmer E Henry
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1885
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Race: White
Home in 1930: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Map of Home: View Map
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Bessie Henry
Father's Birthplace: Northern Ireland
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Occupation:

Education:

Military service:

Rent/home value:

Age at first marriage:

Parents' birthplace:

View Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Elmer E Henry 45
Bessie Henry 45


Still a Dentist

Stuart

Stuart Report 21 Jul 2013 19:53

And for your bonus
1940
Name: Elmer E Henry
Age: 56
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1884
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Map of Home in 1940: View Map
Street: Dauphin Street
House Number: 1916
Farm: No
Inferred Residence in 1935: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Residence in 1935: Same House
Resident on farm in 1935: No
Sheet Number: 2B
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 43
Occupation: Dentist
House Owned or Rented: Owned
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 3200
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: College, 4th year
Class of Worker: Working on own account
Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
Income: 0
Income Other Sources: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:

Name Age
Elmer E Henry 56
Bessie Henry 50
View Image

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 21 Jul 2013 20:01

Lou, as there were 3 Elmer Henrys born in Penn roughly the same time do you know who his parents/siblings were so can look for other records?

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 21 Jul 2013 20:05

He IS Elmer Ellwood!

U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918

Name: Elmer Ellwood Henry
City: Philadelphia
County: Philadelphia
State: Pennsylvania
Birth Date: 26 May 1884
Race: White
Draft Board: 28

He's a dentist of 1916 E Dauphin Street. Next of kin is Mrs Bessie Henry of same address.

What is odd is that the name Bessie has been written over another name and I can't make out what it is.

Image:
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1971-26643-2327-54?cc=1968530&wc=M9SG-WR9:n1915522353

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 21 Jul 2013 20:11

Marriage:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Marriage Index, 1885-1951

Name: Elmer E Henry
Gender: Male
Spouse: Bessie Baker
Spouse Gender: Female
Marriage Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Marriage Year: 1907
Marriage License Number: 213933
Digital GSU Number: 4140435

~Looby Loo~

~Looby Loo~ Report 21 Jul 2013 20:14

Hi Marie Celeste,

Thanks so much for all your info. I am sorry to have taken time to reply but for some reason I kept checking in and it appeared no one had responded. Then all of a sudden I got a lot of replies. so sorry about that.

Thanks so much for your terrific help. In answer to your question do I know anything about him - sorry No. She is my ancestor and all I know is this marriage; I found on 1910 census his middle initial was E and that's all I have.

But thanks for the info, your time and effort has been very much appreciated;

Good Luck to your in your own research;

Regards, Lou

~Looby Loo~

~Looby Loo~ Report 21 Jul 2013 20:17

Hi Stuart,

Thank you so much for your wonderful help. And for my extra bonus too.

Thanks again to you for your terrific work and I'd also like to wish you good luck in your own research.

Regards, Lou

~Looby Loo~

~Looby Loo~ Report 21 Jul 2013 20:22

Hi MarieCeleste and Stuart,

I've just noticed on all the census' after it gives wife's name it states ' Father's birthplace' Ireland, Mother's birthplace Pennsylvania; would this relate to her father or his?

Much appreciate it again,

Lou

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 21 Jul 2013 20:26

Have deleted the baptism for Elmer EllsWORTH Henry as yours is Elmer EllWOOD Henry.

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 21 Jul 2013 20:28

That would always relate to the person to whom the transcription related, in this case his.

I'll check hers - can you tell us anything more about her?

EDIT: According to the 1930, Bessie was born Penn, as were both her parents.

~Looby Loo~

~Looby Loo~ Report 21 Jul 2013 20:31

Hi Marie Celeste,

I did notice the difference but wondered if it was a pronunciation mistake.

Lou

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 21 Jul 2013 20:34

They were definitely 2 different people, I've found them separately on the census. Just born a few months apart. Elmer EllSWORTH Henry married a Sally Weaver.

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 21 Jul 2013 20:36

In addition to the birthplace I've put for Bessy above, the 1920 census indicates that her mother was born Penn but may be of German origin.

~Looby Loo~

~Looby Loo~ Report 21 Jul 2013 20:50

Hi MarieCeleste,

That's a massive clue and has helped me a great deal. Her mother was definitely not born in Penn, but she might not have known that because the family emigrated from England to the USA in 1881. Her mother's was of Welsh origin not German. So that has helped me enormously and has proved I'm on the wrong trail.

But I really do thank you for your time, patience and effort, because without this last little snip of info I'd have been travelling down a very wrong path.

So thank you so much for your hep.

It's very much appreciated and good luck to you. :-)

Regards, Lou

~Looby Loo~

~Looby Loo~ Report 21 Jul 2013 20:55

Gosh don't know what's happening to this page, but I've only just got your message asking for info relating to Bessie, so once again sorry about that.

As mentioned above, her father was born in England and her mother was Welsh, they emigrated in 1881 along with siblings. But as mentioned she was 7 when her mother died and only 17 when her father died. She may well of thought her parents and siblings were all born in Pennsylvania. There is no German ancestry in that family.

Lou

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 21 Jul 2013 20:56

Lou, do you want to give her parents names and I'll see if I can find anything else?

So do you think that the Bessie who married Elmer was a different person? Or do you know for definite that he was her husband?