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300 block, north side (DCHistoryQuest)

15 January 2017

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The following notes are taken from DCHistoryQuest, “an interactive GIS map that provides historical data on approximately 127,000 extant buildings in Washington, D.C.” To save space, I have deleted lines that are left blank. Please keep in mind that if no building permit is cited, the construction date is usually conjectural.


300 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0787
Lot — 0806
Year Built — 1857
Source — Boschke Map
Purpose — dwelling


304 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0787
Lot — 0027
Year Built — 1909
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0185
Permit Date — July 12, 1909
Original Owner — Murphy, D. J.
Architect — Norris, L.
Builder — Norris, L.
Material — brick & stone
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $5000
Qty Built — 2
Microfilm Roll — 0525
Width — 18
Depth — 30
Stories — 2
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — concrete
Front Material — brick & stone
Stone Type — limestone
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin
Heat — hot water


306 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0787
Lot — 0026
Year Built — 1909
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0185
Permit Date — July 12, 1909
Original Owner — Murphy, D. J.
Architect — Norris, L.
Builder — Norris, L.
Material — brick & stone
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $5000
Qty Built — 2
Microfilm Roll — 0525
Width — 18
Depth — 30
Stories — 2
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — concrete
Front Material — brick & stone
Stone Type — limestone
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin
Heat — hot water


312 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0787
Lot — 0023
Year Built — 1898
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0360
Permit Date — September 8, 1898
Original Owner — York (James M.) & Son
Architect — York (James M.) & Son
Builder — York (James M.) & Son
Material — brick & stone
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $3500
Qty Built — 1
Microfilm Roll — 0227
Width — 19
Depth — 34
Stories — 2
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — concrete & brick
Front Material — brick & stone
Stone Type — Hummelstown
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin & slate
Heat — Latrobe(s)


314 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0787
Lot — 0805
Year Built — 1885
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0252
Permit Date — August 4, 1885
Original Owner — Edelin, John H.
Architect — Friedrich, Emil S.
Builder — Friedrich, Emil S.
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $8000
Qty Built — 2
Permit Note — plans on file
Microfilm Roll — 0087
Width — 23
Depth — 26
Stories — 2
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — pressed brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin


316 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0787
Lot — 0804
Year Built — 1885
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0252
Permit Date — August 4, 1885
Original Owner — Edelin, John H.
Architect — Friedrich, Emil S.
Builder — Friedrich, Emil S.
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $8000
Qty Built — 2
Permit Note — plans on file
Microfilm Roll — 0087
Width — 23
Depth — 26
Stories — 2
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — pressed brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin


318 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0787
Lot — 0030
Year Built — 1874
Source — Faetz & Pratt 1874 Real Estate Directory
Purpose — dwelling


320 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0787
Lot — 0032
Year Built — 1912
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 3638
Permit Date — February 20, 1912
Original Owner — Spencer, Wm. S.
Architect — Adams, B. B.
Builder — Adams, B. B.
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $3000
Qty Built — 1
Microfilm Roll — 0673
Width — 19
Depth — 28
Stories — 2
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — concrete
Front Material — brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin
Heat — hot water


322 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0787
Lot — 0803
Year Built — 1899
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0180
Permit Date — July 27, 1899
Original Owner — Yost, J. C.
Architect — Woltz, Edward
Builder — Woltz, Edward
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $6000
Qty Built — 1
Microfilm Roll — 0236
Width — 21
Depth — 31
Stories — 3
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — concrete
Front Material — pressed brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin
Heat — hot water


326 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0787
Lot — 0802
Year Built — 1857
Source — Boschke Map


330 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0787
Lot — 0801
Year Built — 1874
Source — Faetz & Pratt 1874 Real Estate Directory
Purpose — dwelling

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300 block, south side (DCHistoryQuest)

15 January 2017

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The following notes are taken from DCHistoryQuest, “an interactive GIS map that provides historical data on approximately 127,000 extant buildings in Washington, D.C.” To save space, I have deleted lines that are left blank. Please keep in mind that if no building permit is cited, the construction date is usually conjectural.


301 A STREET SE

[St. Mark’s Church]

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0788
Lot — 0059
Year Built — 1926
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit — # 8115
Permit Date — April 1, 1926
Original Owner — Kimmel, W. A.
Architect — Smith, Delos H.
Builder — Smith, Delos H.
Material — brick
Est’d Cost — $31666
Qty Built — 1
Permit Note addition on rear
Microfilm Roll — 326
Width — 45
Depth — 71
Stories — 1
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — concrete
Front Material — brick
Roof Type — pitch
Roof Material — slate
Heat — vapor


315 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0788
Lot — 0034
Year Built — 1879
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 2020
Permit Date — April 3, 1879
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $2200
Qty Built — 1
Other Notes — 1886 assessment
Microfilm Roll — 0051
Width — 22
Depth — 28
Stories — 2
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — pressed brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin


317 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0788
Lot — 0035
Year Built — 1878
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 1519
Permit Date — October 29, 1878
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $1500
Qty Built — 1
Microfilm Roll — 0049
Width — 22
Depth — 28
Stories — 2
Foundation Material — brick


321 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0788
Lot — 0036
Year Built — 1879
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 2310
Permit Date — May 14, 1879
Original Owner — Nash & Thomas
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $2000
Qty Built — 1
Other Notes — 1886 assessment
Microfilm Roll — 0052
Width — 19
Depth — 28
Stories — 2
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — brick
Roof Type — flat


323 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0788
Lot — 0037
Year Built — 1878
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 1418
Permit Date — October 9, 1878
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $2000
Qty Built — 1
Microfilm Roll — 0049
Width — 20
Depth — 28
Stories — 2
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin
Heat — stove(s)


325 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0788
Lot — 0038
Year Built — 1878
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0856
Permit Date — July 2, 1878
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $3200
Qty Built — 2
Microfilm Roll — 0047
Width — 22
Depth — 28
Stories — 2
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin


327 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0788
Lot — 0039
Year Built — 1878
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0856
Permit Date — July 2, 1878
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $3200
Qty Built — 2
Microfilm Roll — 0047
Width — 22
Depth — 28
Stories — 2
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin


329 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0788
Lot — 0812
Year Built — 1885
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0215
Permit Date — July 28, 1885
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling & store
Est’d Cost $ — 2000
Qty Built — 1
Microfilm Roll — 0087
Width — 24
Depth — 28
Stories — 2
Store? — 1
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin

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1887 map

1 December 2016

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Here are our three blocks of A Street SE from this book:

A Complete Set of Surveys and Plats of Properties in the City of Washington, District of Columbia. Compiled and Drawn from Official Records and Actual Surveys (Philadelphia: G. M. Hopkins & Co., 1887).

The full book is available online from the DC Public Library.


The 300 block:

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The 400 block:

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The 500 block:

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Residents of 316 A in Boyd’s Directory

7 October 2016

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[Originally posted 21 February 2014; revised 7 October 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 316 A Street, SE:

[1871] Patrick Corcoran (boilermaker).

[1875] James W. Kyle (blacksmith).

[1876] James Kyle (blacksmith).

[1887] Albert G. Ruff (clerk, City Post Office); Sarah J. Ruff (widow of George R. Ruff); Madison Davis (chief clerk, Office of Third Assistant Postmaster General).

[1888] Albert G. Ruff (clerk, City Post Office); Sara J. Ruff (widow of George R. Ruff); Madison Davis (chief clerk, Office of Third Assistant Postmaster General).

[1889] Albert G. Ruff (clerk, City Post Office); George A. Ruff (clerk, Post Office Department); Sara J. Ruff (widow of George R. Ruff); Madison Davis (chief clerk, Office of Third Assistant Postmaster General).

[1890] Madison Davis (chief clerk, Office of Third Assistant Postmaster General).

[1891] Albert G. Ruff (clerk, City Post Office); Sara J. Ruff (widow of George R. Ruff); Madison Davis (chief clerk, Office of Third Assistant Postmaster General).

[1892] Sarah J. Ruff (widow of George Ruff); Madison Davis (chief clerk, Office of Third Assistant Postmaster General); Dora B. Sims (clerk, Census Office).

[1893] Sara J. Ruff (widow of George R. Ruff); Ida M. O’Donnell (clerk, 5th auditor); Madison Davis (chief clerk, Office of Third Assistant Postmaster General).

[1894] Sarah J. Ruff (widow of George Ruff); Madison Davis (chief clerk, Office of Third Assistant Postmaster General); Ida M. O’Donnell (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1895] Madison Davis (chief clerk, Office of Third Assistant Postmaster General); Ida M. O’Donnell (clerk, Treasury Department); Sarah J. Ruff.

[1896] Madison Davis (chief clerk, Office of Third Assistant Postmaster General); Sara J. Ruff (widow of George R. Ruff)

[1898] Madison Davis (chief clerk, Office of Third Assistant Postmaster General); David Wolfe Brown (reporter, House of Representatives).

[1899] Madison Davis (chief clerk, Office of Third Assistant Postmaster General); Sarah J. Ruff (widow).

[1900] Sarah J. Ruff (widow of George R. Ruff); Madison Davis (Assistant Postmaster).

[1902] Miriam Davis; Madison Davis (Assistant Postmaster).

[1903] Madison Davis (Assistant Postmaster); O. H. Leland (Coast and Geodetic Survey).

[1904] Madison Davis (Assistant Postmaster); C. Sherman Hillyer (clerk); Howard W. Portch (Library of Congress).

[1905] Madison Davis (Assistant Postmaster).

[1906] Charles S. Hillyer (clerk); Madison Davis (Assistant Postmaster, Washington City Post Office).

[1907] Charles S. Hillyer (clerk); Madison Davis (Assistant Postmaster).

[1908] Madison Davis (Assistant Postmaster); Kate Powell (domestic).

[1909] Madison David (Assistant Postmaster); Merriam Hillyer; Kate Powell (domestic); Madison Davis (superintendent, Station B [4th and E. Capitol], Post Office).

[1910] Madison Davis (superintendent, Station B [4th and E. Capitol], Post Office).

[1911] Madison Davis (superintendent, Station B [4th and E. Capitol], Post Office).

[1912] Madison Davis (superintendent, Station B [4th and E. Capitol], Post Office).

[1913] Virginia M. Davis (widow of Madison Davis).

[1914] Daniel O’Hara (clerk, boards); Mirian [sic] D. Hillyer (widow of Charles S. Hillyer, boards); Mrs. Virginia M. Davis.

[1916] Charlotte Davis (clerk, General Post Office).

[1917] Herman W. Davis; Carl E. Raymond.

[1919] Herman W. Davis (watchman, Post Office).

[1920] Margaret Murphy (widow of John A. Murphy); Lottie Davis (clerk); Herman W. Davis.

[1921] Herman W. Davis.

[1922] Herman W. Davis.

[1923] Herman W. Davis; Richard Allen; Clara K. Bragdon.

[1924] Richard Allen; Clara K. Bragdon.

[1932] Richard A. Allen; Mrs. Martha E. Payne.

[1934] Richard A. Allen; Mrs. Martha E. Payne.

[1936] Richard A. Allen, Mrs Martha M. [sic] Payne.

[1940] Richard A. Allen; William Keeler.

[1956] Richard A. Allen.

[1967] Mrs. Phyllis E. Hendrick.

[1973] Timothy A. Burr.

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Residents of 315 A in Boyd’s Directory

7 September 2016

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[Originally posted 20 February 2014; revised 7 September 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 315 A Street, SE:

[1880] Madison Davis (chief, postage stamp division, 3rd Assistant Postmaster General); Mrs. George R. Ruff.

[1881] Madison Davis (chief, postage stamp division, 3rd Assistant Postmaster General).

[1882] C. G. Calkins (Hydrographic Office).

[1883] Madison Davis (chief clerk, 3rd Assistant Postmaster General).

[1884] Charles A. Shields (stenographer).

[1885] Madison Davis (chief clerk, 3rd Assistant Postmaster General); Elizabeth A. Smith (servant).

[1886] Albert G. Ruff (clerk, city post office); Sarah J. Ruff (widow of George R. Ruff); Wesley G. Carr (teacher).

[1887] Frank A. Smith (clerk, Pension Office).

[1888] William B. Marlow (clerk); Frank A. Smith (clerk, Pension Office).

[1889] Frank A. Smith (clerk, Pension Office); William B. Marlow (clerk).

[1890] Alida J. Gaynor (housekeeper); Thomas S. Moore (Moore & Leding).

[1891] Franklin Moore (clerk); Thomas S. Moore (Moore & Leding).

[1892] Thomas S. Moore (Moore & Leding); Franklin Moore (clerk).

[1893] Thomas S. Moore (Moore & Leding); Franklin Moore (clerk).

[1894] Thomas S. Moore (Moore & Leding); Franklin Moore (clerk).

[1895] Phyllis M. Gross (widow of Horace Gross); Angelina A. Marshall (widow of Ezra A. Marshall).

[1896] Harry N. Low (Graham & Low); Elvira Scott (nurse); Angeline Marshall (widow of Ezra A. Marshall).

[1898] Elizabeth J. Bock (teacher); Fred M. Bock (clerk, city post office); Irene B. Bock; George W. Bock (clerk); L. Ellsworth Bock (clerk, city post office); Magdalene C. Bock (teacher); Mary A. Bock (widow of Max Bock).

[1899] Elizabeth J. Bock (teacher); L. Ellsworth Bock (clerk, city post office); Mary A. Bock (widow of Max Bock).

[1900] Elizabeth J. Bock (teacher); George W. Bock (fireman); Magdalen C. Bock (teacher); Mary A. Bock (widow of Max Block).

[1902] Elizabeth J. Bock (teacher); Irene B. Bock (teacher); George W. Bock (fireman); Madalene C. Bock (teacher); Mary A. Bock (widow of Max Bock).

[1903] J. Van Stewart (clerk).

[1905] George M. Buck (clerk, Capitol); William J. Jones (painter); Clara H. Jones (Census Office).

[1906] Clara H. Jones (Census Office); William J. Jones; Charles A. Conrad (chief clerk, office of Fourth Assistant Postmaster General, Post Office Department).

[1908] Edward F. Albert (pharmacist).

[1909] Arthur F. Bauer (bookkeeper); Bessie K. Bauer (bookkeeper); Henry Bauer (tailor).

[1910] Arthur F. Bauer (bookkeeper); Bessie K. Bauer (bookkeeper); Henry Bauer (tailor).

[1911] Arthur F. Bauer (bookkeeper); Bessie K. Bauer (bookkeeper); Henry Bauer (tailor).

[1912] William R. Baker (clerk, Census Office); Arthur F. Bauer (bookkeeper, secretary of the Regina Elena Pleasure Club); Bessie K. Bauer (bookkeeper); Henry Bauer (tailor).

[1913] Arthur F. Bauer (assistant secretary).

[1914] Henry Bauer; Bessie K. Bauer (bookkeeper, Remington Typewriter Co., boards); Byron Richards (clerk).

[1916] Bessie K. Bauer (stenographer, Robert C. Rogers Co.).

[1917] Ernest Kletsch.

[1918] Juliet C. De Courcy [sic] (nurse); Lulu Konkle (stenographer).

[1919] Elizabeth C. DeCourcy (stenographer); Jennie DeCourcy (widow of Matthew DeCourcy); Juliet E. DeCourcy (nurse); Mary DeCourcy (clerk).

[1919] Elizabeth C. DeCourcy (clerk, War Department); Jennie DeCourcy (widow of Matthew DeCourcy); Juliet E. DeCourcy (nurse); Mary DeCourcy (clerk).

[1920] Mrs. Jennie DeCourcy; Juliet DeCourcy (nurse); Myrtle Settle (nurse).

[1923] Charles A. Lyons.

[1928] Jacob H. Hollinger.

[1932] Jacob H. Hollinger.

[1934] Jacob H. Hollinger.

[1936] Jacob Hollinger.

[1956] Mrs. Maude V. Hollinger.

[1967] Mary G. Cavanaugh.

[1973] Vacant.

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Residents of 314 A in Boyd’s Directory

7 September 2016

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[Originally posted 20 February 2014; revised 7 September 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 314 A Street, SE:

[1871] Mary F. Grant; James McMahon (laborer).

[1872] James McMahan [sic] (laborer); Mrs. Margaret Corcoran.

[1875] James McMahon (laborer); Joseph Jackson (oysters) [apparently a business address; his residence is described as at the corner of A and Fourth St., S.E.].

[1887] David Wolfe Brown (reporter of debates, House of Representatives).

[1888] David Wolfe Brown (reporter of debates, House of Representatives); Nora O’Connor (servant).

[1889] Margaret Wolfe; David Wolfe Brown (stenographer).

[1890] David Wolfe Brown (reporter of debates, House of Representatives).

[1891] David Wolfe Brown (reporter of debates, House of Representatives); Margaret Wolfe.

[1892] David Wolfe Brown (reporter of debates, House of Representatives).

[1893] David Wolfe Brown (reporter of debates, House of Representatives); Edna D. Town (teacher); Mary L. Town (clerk); Edwin A. Hazlet (clerk, Census Office).

[1894] Mary L. Town (clerk, Post Office Department); Waring E. Evans (clerk, Interior Department); Hanna D. Davis (widow of Harry Davis).

[1895] Annie A. Gant (domestic); George S. Hamlin (laborer); Myrtie G. Young (teacher).

[1896] Edna D. Town (teacher); Mary L. Town (clerk, Post Office Department); Myrtie G. Young (teacher); Annie A. Gauntt [sic] (domestic); Joseph Nichols (clerk).

[1897] Edna D. Town (teacher); Mary L. Town (clerk, Post Office Department); Kate W. McCowan (clerk, Pension Office); Myrtie G. Young (teacher).

[1898] Llewellyn L. Cook (clerk); Henry Cook (conductor); Gertrude W. Ashby (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1899] Gertrude W. Ashby (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1900] Gertrude W. Ashby (clerk, Post Office Department); Llewellyn M. Cook (manager).

[1902] Olive L. Dunn (widow of William R. Dunn); William E. Ambrose (lawyer).

[1903] Olive L. Dunn (widow of William R. Dunn).

[1904] William E. Ambrose (lawyer); Olive L. Dunn (widow of William R. Dunn).

[1905] William E. Ambrose (lawyer); Olive L. Dunn (widow of William R. Dunn).

[1906] Olive L. Dunn.

[1908] William E. Ambrose (lawyer); Olive L. Dunn (widow of William R. Dunn).

[1909] William E. Ambrose (lawyer); Olive L. Dunn.

[1911] Mary Werres; Alphonse C. Hammer (clerk); Frank C. Hillyer (laborer).

[1912] Mary K. Werres (caretaker); Alphonse C. Hammer (manager).

[1913] Robert L. Lambert (Bureau of Printing).

[1914] Robert L. Lambert (skilled helper, Bureau of Printing); Kathryn A. Whitmire (stenographer, boards).

[1915] Cora E. Beard (printer’s assistant, Bureau of Printing).

[1916] Cora E. Beard (printer’s assistant, Bureau of Printing); James H. Kelly (custodian of presses, Bureau of Printing); Pete W. Roche (special agent, Census Office).

[1917] Robert L. Lambert.

[1919] Cora E. Beard (clerk).

[1920] Robert L. Lambert; Cora E. Beard (clerk); Leila Bean (clerk); Dorothy Ishell (nurse).

[1921] Julia E. Duval (clerk, War Department).

[1923] Robert L. Lambert.

[1925] Robert L. Lambert.

[1928] Robert L. Lambert.

[1932] Robert L. Lambert; Mary A. Sheedy (nurse).

[1934] Robert L. Lambert.

[1936] Robert L. Lambert.

[1956] Frank M. Dullin [sic].

[1967] Mrs. Marion Dulin.

[1973] Rev. William T. Alter.

 

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Residents of 313 A in Boyd’s Directory

7 September 2016

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[Originally posted 20 February 2014; revised 7 September 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 313 A Street, SE:

[1871] Bruce A. Lewis (laborer); Basil Chase (waiter); Benjamin Harris (laborer); Daniel Young (waiter).

[1872] Lewis Bruce (laborer); Benjamin Harris (laborer).

[1873] Benjamin Harris (laborer).

[1875] Benjamin Harris (laborer).

[1876] Louis Bruce (laborer); Benjamin Harris (laborer).

[1877] Mason Williams (laborer, rear of lot [business address?]); Lewis [sic] Bruce; James Butler (laborer); Ann Harris (washing); Elizabeth Miller (widow, cook); Alice Sedan (seamstress).

[1878] Benjamin Harris (laborer).

[1879] Benjamin Harris (laborer).

[1880] Amelia Bruce; Lewis Bruce (laborer); John H. Thornton; Anna Harris; Benjamin Harris (laborer).

[1881] Basil Chase (laborer); Benjamin H. Harris (messenger).

[1882] Mary Parker; Benjamin Harris (messenger).

[1883] Mary Parker (servant); Benjamin Harris (messenger); R. Davis (watchman).

[1884] Roley Davis (watchman); Benjamin Harris (laborer).

[1885] Lee Maxwell (laborer); Benjamin Harris (laborer); Richard A. Neal (painter).

[1886] Leon Howard (laborer); Benjamin Harris (laborer); Richard A. Neal (painter); Lee Maxwell (laborer).

[1887] Richard A. Neal (painter); Benjamin Harris (laborer); Richard Gant (waiter); Lewis Bruce (waiter); Ann Harris (washing).

[1888] Eliza E. Washington (servant); Benjamin Harris (laborer); Richard A. Neal (painter).

[1889] Richard A. Neal (painter); Richard Gant (waiter); Benjamin Harris (messenger).

[1890] Richard A. Neale (musician); Richard Gant (waiter).

[1890] Richard Gant (waiter).

[1891] Richard R. Neale (painter); Benjamin Harris (laborer).

[1892] Richard Gant (General Land Office); Benjamin Harris (messenger); John Thomas (laborer).

[1893] Benjamin Harris (messenger).

[1894] Benjamin Harris (messenger).

[1896] Austin Banks (laborer); Benjamin Harris (laborer).

[1897] Fannie Jackson; Benjamin Harris (messenger).

[1898] Benjamin Harris (laborer).

[1899] Benjamin Harris (messenger); J. E. Johnson (stenographer); James Jenkins (laborer).

[1903] Annie Harris (widow of Benjamin H. Harris); James Jenkins (laborer).

[1905] George W. Butler (laborer); Joseph Butler (painter); Anna Harris (widow of Benjamin Harris); Charles D. Jenkins (janitor).

[1906] George Jones (driver); John Jones (clerk); Arthur B. Jordan (laborer); Elizabeth Jordan (widow of James Jordan); Linnear Tripley (porter); John Hurd (laborer, District Building).

[1907] Arthur Jordan (porter)); Lizzie Jordan (widow of James Jordan); Joseph Williams (butler); John Hurd (laborer, District Building).

[1909] James L. Cochran; Lewis Lanford (laborer); James H. Carter (barber).

[1910] Lizzie Nickens (cook).

[1911] Armstead Nickens (laborer); Cyrus Nickens (undertaker); Augustus Williams (driver).

[1913] Emma Allen (domestic).

[1914] Emma E. Allen (domestic, boards); Amanda Edmonds (widow of John Edmonds); Charles Jenkins (printer, boards).

[1915] Amanda Edmonds (domestic, widow of John Edmonds); Mrs. Emily E. Allen (domestic).

[1916] Bertha M. Nalls (saleslady); Amanda Edmonds (laundress, widow of John Edmonds).

[1917] Amanda Edmonds (widow of John Edmonds); George Wilson (hostler).

[1919] Hugh P. Hill (machinist).

[1920] Channing Richards (lawyer); Peter Hill (machinist); Grace Houghton (clerk, War Department).

[1921] Hugh P. Hill (machinist); Hugh P. Hill, Jr. (draftsman); Peter Hill (machinist, Navy Yard); Pernina Rohner (clerk, Department of Labor); Raymond W. Weiser (clerk, War Department); Grace L. Houghton (stenographer, Treasury Department).

[1922] Channing Richards (lawyer); Hugh Hill; Hugh P. Hill, Jr. (draughtsman, Navy).

[1923] Addison G. Steele; William W. Virts (house officer, Washington Hotel); William E. Virts (messenger, Treasury Department).

[1928] Not listed thereafter.

 

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Residents of A Street in 1940

7 September 2016

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“Street and Avenue Guide,” Boyd’s Directory (1940).

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Residents of 312 A in Boyd’s Directory

14 August 2016

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[Originally posted 19 February 2014; revised 14 August 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 312 A Street, SE:

[1871] John Maloney (laborer).

[1872] William H. Barry (gasfitter); George Emmerich (clerk, Post Office); John Maloney (laborer).

[1873] Joseph S. Fletcher (barber).

[1875] George Emerich [sic] (clerk, city post office).

[1877] Julius C. Shailer (2nd lieutenant).

[1899] Gershom Bradford (assistant, Coast and Geodetic Survey).

[1900] Gershom Bradford (assistant, Coast and Geodetic Survey); Mary A. F. Winsor (widow of Charles F. Winsor).

[1903] Gershom Bradford (assistant, Coast and Geodetic Survey); Mary A. F. Winsor (widow of Charles F. Winsor).

[1905] Gershom Bradford (Coast and Geodetic Survey).

[1906] Gershom Bradford (assistant, Coast and Geodetic Survey); Minnie G. Bradford.

[1908] Jennie Beadle (widow of John H. Beadle); Mary E. Beadle (teacher).

[1909] Jennie C. Beadle (widow of John H. Beadle); John B. Beadle (reclamation service); Mary E. Beadle (teacher).

[1910] Jennie C. Beadle (widow of John H. Beadle); John B. Beadle (clerk); Mary E. Beadle (teacher).

[1912] Jennie C. Beadle (widow of John H. Beadle); John B. Beadle (student); Mary E. Beadle (teacher); Elizabeth Hubbard (widow of Penrose H. Hubbard).

[1914] Jennie C. Beadle (widow of John H. Beadle); John B. Beadle (clerk, boards); Mary E. Beadle (teacher, Madison School, boards).

[1915] Jennie C. Beadle (widow of John H. Beadle); John B. Beadle (clerk); John H. Beadle (clerk, reel server); Mary E. Beadle (teacher, Madison School).

[1917] Jennie C. Beadle (widow of John H. Beadle); Mary E. Beadle (teacher).

[1920] Mrs. Jennie C. Beadle.

[1921] Jennie C. Beadle (widow of John H. Beadle, teacher); Mary E. Beadle (teacher).

[1922] Jennie C. Beadle (widow of John H. Beadle); Mary A. [sic] Beadle (teacher).

[1923] Mrs. Jennie C. Beadle.

[1925] Mary Beadle.

[1928] Mrs. Jane C. Beadle.

[1932] Mrs. Jane C. Beadle.

[1934] Mrs. Jane C. Beadle.

[1936] Mary E. Beadle.

[1956] Kathleen E. Richards.

[1967] Robert L. Cato.

[1973] Anthony B. Lamb; John M. Holusha.

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Residents of 311 A in Boyd’s Directory

14 August 2016

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[Originally posted 18 July 2015; revised 14 August 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 311 A Street, SE:

[1877] James H. Foster (laborer); Mary E. Foster (washing).

[1905] Minnie French (domestic).

[1907] J. J. Darby (Patent Office).

[1914] Not listed thereafter.

 

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Residents of 309 A in Boyd’s Directory

14 August 2016

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[Originally posted 18 July 2015; revised 14 August 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 309 A Street, SE:

[1871] John M. Shomo (police); W. H. Shomo (printer).

[1872] J. M. Shomo (clerk, Capitol); W. H. Shomo (printer).

[1875] John M. Shomo (superintendent); Oscar V. Shomo (printer).

[1876] John M. Shomo (clerk, water regulation department).

[1877] John M. Shomo (plumber or inspector); Oscar V. Shomo (printer); Thomas W. Shomo.

[1878] John M. Shomo (clerk).

[1879] James Shomo (inspector).

[1881] John M. Shomo (Water Department).

[1882] Anne L. Shomo; John M. Shomo; Kate E. Shomo.

[1883] Annie L. Shomo; John M. Shomo (foreman); Kate E. Shomo; Oscar V. Shomo (printer)

[1885] John M. Shomo (superintendent).

[1886] John M. Shomo (inspector); Kate E. Shomo; Oscar V. Shomo (printer).

[1887] John M. Shomo (inspector); Thomas W. Shomo (Government Printing Office).

[1888] John M. Shomo (inspector).

[1889] David Nicholson (telephone operator).

[1890] David Nicholson (timekeeper).

[1891] John M. Shomo (foreman).

[1892] John M. Shomo (foreman).

[1893] John M. Shomo (inspector); Kate E. Shomo.

[1894] John M. Shomo (superintendent).

[1895] John M. Shomo (foreman); Kate E. Shomo.

[1896] John M. Shomo (clerk); Kate E. Shomo; Oscar V. Shomo (printer).

[1897] John M. Shomo (inspector); Katharine E. Shomo; Charles M. Templeton (cornicemaker); James N. Templeton (Washington Wall Paper Co.).

[1898] John M. Shomo (inspector); Katie E. Shomo.

[1899] John Shomo; Edward Tucker (machinist); Charles Kirsting (machinist).

[1900] John M. Shomo; Oscar V. Shomo (printer).

[1903] William O. Bacon (bricklayer); Warren Joline; Ross E. Noel (bricklayer).

[1904] Elizabeth Flowers.

[1905] James P. Flowers (clerk); Llewellyn Flowers (teacher); Lucetta Flowers (dressmaker).

[1906] Mary J. Davidson (widow of Alexander Davidson); George R. Jackson (Navy Yard); Julian E. Mattern (clerk).

[1907] William C. Ball (clerk); W. K. Davidson (Navy Yard); Julian E. Mattern (clerk).

[1908] Arthur Ashton (fireman); James L. Carrico (driver); Marlon L. Thompson (motorman); Margaret Wood (widow of Zachariah Wood); William Wood (fireman)

[1909] William P. Harrison (laborer); Herbert E. La Fourcade (Navy Yard); Virginia La Fourcade (widow of Frederick La Fourcade); Wilhelmina La Fourcade (tailoress).

[1912] Frederick W. Cole (printer); Edward A. Cole (driver).

[1914] Vacant.

[1915] James Conner (blacksmith); Bernard W. Cleveland (roofer).

[1919] Roland Dobell (clerk).

[1920] Claude A. Crandall (watchmaker, Lewis Callisher).

[1923] Skelton C. Higgins.

[1925] Skelton C. Higgins.

[1928] Not listed thereafter.

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Residents of 307 A in Boyd’s Directory

11 August 2016

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[Originally posted 18 July 2015; revised 11 August 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 307 A Street, SE:

[1871] Thomas A. Maguire (clerk, 2nd auditor); W. H. Maguire (assistant paymaster, Senate).

[1872] Thomas A. Maguire (clerk, House of Representatives); William H. Maguire (assistant paymaster, Senate); Clara M. Richter (Post Office Department).

[1873] M. H. Cooke (telephone operator); Kate M. Cook [sic].

[1875] Clara M. Richter (clerk, Post Office Department); Kate M. Cooke; Mary A. Cooke (clerk).

[1876] Kate M. Cooke.

[1877] Charles Cooke (printer); E. C. Cooke (telephone operator); Clara M. Richter (clerk, Post Office Department); M. H. Cooke (operator).

[1878] W. H. Goodrell (Capitol Police); William E. Tew (clerk).

[1879] Levi Nagle (printer).

[1880] W. H. Goodrell (Capitol Police); Levi Nagle (printer).

[1881] John M. Shomo (Water Department); William H. Shomo (painter).

[1882] William M. Shomo (printer); Grace Tyler (servant).

[1883] William H. Shomo (printer); Grace Tyler (servant).

[1884] William H. Shomo (Government Printing Office); Mary A. Brown.

[1885] Oscar V. Shomo (printer).

[1887] Thomas W. Shomo (Government Printing Office).

[1889] Thomas Songster (books); Thomas G. Songster (clerk); Robert L. Burlin (carpenter).

[1890] Thomas Songster (Government Printing Office); Thomas G. Songster (clerk).

[1891] Thomas Songster (Government Printing Office); Thomas G. Songster (clerk).

[1892] Thomas Songster (clerk); Thomas Guy Songster (clerk).

[1893] Alexander McKie (police).

[1894] Mariana B. Fant (widow of Joseph N. Fant).

[1895] Mariana B. Fant (widow of Joseph N. Fant); Peter J. Nelson (stonecutter).

[1896] Ervin [sic] W. Tate (clerk); Ella Simpson; Robert Simpson (watchman).

[1897] George H. Burke (clerk, Department of Labor); Edward W. Tate (clerk); Robert Simpson (watchman).

[1898] Edward W. Tate (clerk); James M. Collins (Bureau of Printing); James N. Collins (lawyer); John W. Roberts (fireman).

[1899] Kate Fox (clerk).

[1900] John W. Roberts (fireman).

[1903] Harry V. Bosse (undertaker); Mary E. Bosse (widow of William G. Bosse).

[1904] William F. Wheatley (carrier, Post Office).

[1905] Mary E. Bosse (widow of William G. Bosse); William F. Wheatley (carrier, Post Office).

[1906] Amanda Thomas (Bureau of Printing); Frank H. Thomas (machinist); Joseph H. Thomas (wheelwright).

[1907] Joseph H. Thomas (wheelwright); Frank H. Thomas (machinist).

[1908] Frank H. Thomas (Navy Yard); Joseph H. Thomas (wheelwright).

[1909] Joseph H. Thomas (wheelwright).

[1910] John E. Thomas (clerk); Joseph H. Thomas (carpenter).

[1911] Jerome Mack (bookkeeper).

[1913] S. Bruce; Oliver O. Parsons (plasterer).

[1914] Bernard W. Cleveland (tinner, rooms); Florence L. O’Connell (widow of Patrick O’Connell); William J. Hickey (gasfitter).

[1915] John J. Trumbo (molder, Navy Yard).

[1917] John J. Trumbo.

[1919] John J. Trumbo (carpenter); Marie Trumbo (telephone operator); Sophia M. Trumbo (skilled laborer, Government Printing Office).

[1920] John J. Trumbo; Marie Trumbo (telephone operator).

[1921] John J. Trumbo (molder, Navy Yard); Marie Trumbo (telephone operator).

[1922] John H. Trumbo (clerk, O’Donnell’s Drug Store); John J. Trumbo (molder); Marie C. Trumbo (telephone operator).

[1923] John J. Trumbo (molder); Marie Trumbo (telephone operator).

[1925] John J. Trumbo.

[1928] Not listed thereafter.

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Residents of 306 A in Boyd’s Directory

8 August 2016

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[Originally posted 29 June 2015; revised 8 August 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 306 A Street, SE:

[1871] James B. Austin (clerk, 6th auditor).

[1872] James B. Austin (clerk, 6th auditor).

[1873] John C. Hogan (awnings).

[1876] William E. Lusby (brassfinisher); William Burford (real estate, boards); Benjamin Van Keuren (clerk, Pension Office).

[1878] William E. Lusby (brassfinisher).

[1880] Frank Fraser (pressman).

[1881] Charles I. Corick (painter); William W. Rodrick (printer).

[1882] Ida Horn (dressmaker).

[1883] Edwin Horn; Ida Horn (dressmaker).

[1884] James H. Leighter (carpenter).

[1885] Charles E. Walstrum (porter).

[1886] Charles E. Walstrum (clerk); Edward Walstrum (clerk).

[1887] Charles E. Walstrum (janitor); Edward Walstrum (clerk).

[1888] Edward Walstrum (clerk).

[1889] Edward Walstrum (clerk).

[1890] Charles E. Walstrum (janitor).

[1891] George Clark (messenger).

[1893] Charles W. Stanford (H. H. Stanford & Brother, shoes).

[1894] Charles Gates (Bureau of Printing); John Gates (Bureau of Printing).

[1895] Charles Gates (Bureau of Printing); John Gates (Bureau of Printing).

[1897] James Richardson (pilot).

[1898] William A. Keleher (fireman).

[1899] William Callahan (fireman).

[1901] Marian B. Fant (widow of Joseph N. Fant); William A. Keleher (fireman).

[1903] Marian B. Fant (widow of Joseph N. Fant); William A. Keleher (fireman).

[1905] W. A. Kelcher (Geological Survey).

[1907] Clara D. Hodgkins (Library of Congress; Harvey Hodgkins (clerk) John D. Hodgkins (clerk); Mable James (clerk).

[1908] Clara D. Hodgkin [sic] (Library of Congress, widow of Derwin Hodgkin); Harvey Hodgkin (clerk); John D. Hodgkin (usher); Lincoln Taliaferro (clerk): Mollie Taliaferro (widow of Howard Taliaferro); Strothers Taliaferro (messenger).

[1909] Lincoln Taliaferro (clerk): Mollie Taliaferro (widow of Howard Taliaferro); Strothers Taliaferro (messenger).

[1911] Nina A. Holland (bookkeeper); Richard H. Holland (Navy Yard); Lamar O. Yost (Navy Yard).

[1912] Lamar O. Yost (Navy Yard); Harry L. Fleming (Navy Yard).

[1913] Nathan B. Williams (lawyer).

[1914] Nathan B. Williams (attorney, House of Representatives).

[1915] Nathan B. Williams (attorney and counsellor-at-law).

[1916] George H. Browne, Jr. (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1917] Emmrich D. Lamb.

[1918] Sarah A. Bunyea (widow of Seymour Bunyea).

[1919] Moizelle Gryder (clerk).

[1920] Emmrich D. Lamb; Moizelle Gryder (clerk).

[1921] Sarah M. Gryder (clerk, War Department).

[1923] Emmrich D. Lamb.

[1925] Earl Morgan.

[1928] Frank C. Miller.

[1932] Frank C. Miller.

[1934] Frank C. Miller.

[1936] Frank C. Miller.

[1956] James P. Driskill.

[1967] James P. Driskill.

[1973] James P. Driskill; John M. Brown; Leo M. Dehnel.

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Residents of 305 A in Boyd’s Directory

6 August 2016

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[Originally posted 17 July 2015; revised 6 August 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 305 A Street, SE:

[1871] Emma E. Cook (telephone operator); Clara M. Richter (clerk, post office).

[1872] Clara M. Richter (clerk, post office).

[1873] H. C. Carr (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1875] John Fisher (printer).

[1876] James B. Austin (clerk, 6th auditor).

[1877] Clara E. Reed (dressmaker); John Fisher (printer); W. E. Tew (letter carrier).

[1881] Andrew Heard; Andrew J. Heird [sic] (inspector); Robert V. Rusk (clerk).

[1882] Edward Litchfield (engineer).

[1883] Edward Litchfield (carpenter).

[1884] Edward H. Litchfield; Millard F. Peake (furniture).

[1885] Edward Litchfield (carpenter); Etta Tait (widow of Joseph Tait); William E. Gibson (clerk).

[1886] Edward H. Litchfield (engineer).

[1887] Edward Hitchfield [sic] (carpenter).

[1889] Millard F. Peake (M. F. Peake & Co.).

[1891] Frederick A. Linger (clerk); Jane Brown (domestic).

[1892] Harry B. Koch (jeweler).

[1893] Harry B. Koch (jeweler).

[1896] Charles H. Seaton (Department of Agriculture).

[1897] Edward N. Ashley (paperhanger); Fannie E. Ashley; Harley B. Ashley (carpenter); Henry M. Ashley (Washington Wall Paper Co.); Lewis W. Ashley (clerk).

[1898] Edward N. Ashley (paperhanger); Harley B. Ashley (carpenter); Henry M. Ashley (paperhanger); Lewis N. Ashley (paperhanger).

[1899] Edward N. Ashley (paperhanger); Harley B. Ashley (carpenter); Henry M. Ashley (paperhanger); Lewis W. Ashley (paperhanger).

[1900] Edward N. Ashley (paperhanger); Harley B. Ashley (carpenter); Henry M. Ashley (paperhanger); Lewis W. Ashley (paperhanger).

[1902] Mariana B. Fant (widow of Joseph N. Fant).

[1903] Torstein Jahr (Library of Congress) Mariana B. Fant (widow of Joseph N. Fant).

[1905] Cora A. Weaver (milliner); Priscilla Weaver (widow of Samuel Weaver).

[1906] Clarence Weaver (general agent, United States Casualty Co.); Cora A. Weaver (milliner); Leon Weaver (paperhanger); Priscilla Weaver (widow of Samuel Weaver).

[1907] Cora B. [sic] Weaver (milliner).

[1908] Cora A. Weaver (milliner); Priscilla Weaver (widow of Samuel Weaver).

[1909] Cora A. Weaver (milliner); Priscilla Weaver (widow of Samuel Weaver).

[1911] Cora A. Weaver (milliner); Priscilla Weaver (widow of Samuel Weaver); Leon Weaver (paperhanger).

[1912] Cora Weaver (milliner); Leon Weaver (paperhanger); Priscilla Weaver (widow of Samuel Weaver).

[1913] Cora Weaver (milliner); Leon Weaver (paperhanger); Priscilla Weaver (widow of Samuel Weaver).

[1914] Leon Weaver (paperhanger).

[1916] John W. Slater (elevator conductor); Peter Columbus (helper).

[1917] Harriett E. Columbus.

[1919] Harriett E. Columbus (widow of Aristides Columbus).

[1920] Harriett E. Columbus (widow of Aristides Columbus); Leo V. Columbus (machinist).

[1922] Iva L. Kilby (clerk, Kann’s).

[1923] Albert Barry (painter); Mary E. Booth.

[1925] Mrs. Emma Smith.

[1928] Not listed thereafter.

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Residents of 304 A in Boyd’s Directory

6 August 2016

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[Originally posted 3 February 2014; revised 6 August 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 304 A Street, SE:

[1872] William M. Stanford (carpenter).

[1875] Samuel Stafford [sic] (carpenter).

[1876] William M. Stanford (carpenter).

[1877] William M. Stanford (carpenter).

[1878] William M. Stanford (carpenter).

[1879] William M. Stanford (carpenter).

[1880] William M. Stanford (carpenter).

[1881] William M. Stanford (carpenter).

[1882] William M. Stanford (carpenter).

[1885] Edward H. Stanford (clerk): William M. Stanford (clerk).

[1886] William M. Stanford (carpenter).

[1887] Samuel J. Thomas (carpenter).

[1888] James Hughes (bricklayer).

[1890] John L. King (machinist).

[1892] John L. King (machinist).

[1893] John L. King (machinist).

[1894] Charles H. Fernald (surveyor).

[1895] William J. Travers (stairbuilder).

[1897] James Finnegan (police captain); Mary A. Johnson.

[1898] Charles J. Stoddard (Pension Office).

[1903] Ida Bitz (bookbinder); James L. Stoddard (clerk).

[1911] Newton B. Wade (Department of Agriculture).

[1912] Charles F. Brown (Interstate Commerce); Jesse Gall (Bureau of Printing).

[1913] Cabell H. Adams (contractor); Milton D. Harvey (clerk); Patrick Malone (police).

[1914] Patrick J. Malone.

[1915] Patrick J. Malone (Capitol Police).

[1917] Patrick J. Malone.

[1919] Annie E. Boarman (clerk, Department of Agriculture); Rowland Williamson (Library of Congress).

[1920] Wallace E. Mattingly (inspector); Rowland Williamson (Library of Congress).

[1922] Wallace E. Mattingly (inspector).

[1923] Wallace E. Mattingly.

[1925] George Mattingly.

[1928] Chesley H. Ray.

[1932] Chesley H. Ray.

[1934] Chesley H. Ray.

[1936] Chesley H. Ray.

[1956] Howard B. Quade.

[1967] (304a) John M. Brown. (304b) Jerry T. Donnell.

[1973] (304a) No return. (304b) Jerry T. Donnell.

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Residents of 300 A in Boyd’s Directory

4 August 2016

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[Originally posted 3 February 2014; revised 4 August 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 300 A Street, SE:

[1871] Edward G. Handy (justice of the peace).

[1872] Isabel Y. P. Handy (widow of Edward G. Handy).

[1875] Isabella Y. T. [sic] Handy (widow of Edward G. Handy).

[1878] Annie Beck; William E. Handy.

[1879] Annie Beck (clerk).

[1881] William E. Handy (medical student); Annie Beck.

[1883] Isabel Y. P. Handy (widow of Edward G. Handy).

[1885] Edward H. Stanford (clerk).

[1886] Isabel Y. P. Handy (widow of Edward G. Handy).

[1887] Annie Beck; William E. Handy (physician to the poor, Health Department, D.C. government); William M. Stanford (carpenter).

[1888] Isabel Y. P. Handy (widow of Edward G. Handy); William E. Handy (physician to the poor).

[1888] Isabel Y. P. Handy (widow of Edward G. Handy); William E. Handy (physician, Health Department).

[1889] William M. Stanford (carpenter); Annie Beck.

[1890] Robert Vose (notary and real estate); William M. Stanford (carpenter); William E. Handy (physician); Isabel Y. P. Handy (widow of Edward G. Handy).

[1891] William E. Handy (physician); Isabel Y. P. Handy (widow of Edward G. Handy); Annie Beck.

[1892] William E. Handy (physician); Isabel Y. P. Handy (widow of Edward G. Handy).

[1894] William E. Handy (physician); Isabel Y. P. Handy (widow of Edward G. Handy).

[1895] William E. Handy (physician); Isabel Y. P. Handy (widow of Edward G. Handy); Thomas Joseph (driver).

[1896] William E. Handy (physician); Isabel Y. P. Handy (widow of Edward G. Handy); Edward F. Washington (driver).

[1898] Emma M. Helmick (Department of Agriculture); Frank M. Helmick (printer); John B. Falconer (carpenter).

[1899] John B. Falconer (carpenter); J. Edward Falconer (cornicemaker); John B. Falconer (carpenter); Mary M. Falconer (dressmaker).

[1900] John B. Falconer (carpenter); Hetty Conwell (widow of Israel Conwell).

[1903] Robert E. Clements (grocer); Annie Harding (bookkeeper).

[1905] Robert E. Clements (grocer).

[1907] Elsie Luckett (bookkeeper).

[1908] Ida Lewis (clerk); Robert E. Clements (grocer); Mattie Fenwick (domestic).

[1909] Robert E. Clements (grocer); Ida M. Lewis (clerk).

[1914] Robert E. Clements.

[1915] Leroy C. Clements (clerk).

[1916] Le Roy C. Clements (clerk); Robert E. Clements (grocer).

[1917] Robert E. Clements.

[1920] Robert E. Clements.

[1922] Jessie Clements.

[1923] Robert E. Clements.

[1925 Robert E. Clements.

[1928] Robert E. Clements.

[1932] Mrs. Hattie M. Clements.

[1934] Mrs. Hattie M. Clements.

[1934] Mrs. Hattie M. Clements.

[1956] Mrs. Hattie M. Clements.

[1967] Fred C. Kelly.

[1973] Mrs. Margot Kelly.

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Rev. A. Floridus Steele: his family

21 February 2016

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Washington Evening Star, 2 September 1893, p. 15.

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Jacob Hollinger: death

21 February 2016

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Washington Evening Star, 10 March 1953, p. 10.

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Jacob Hollinger: 1940 census

21 February 2016

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Federal census, 1940, 315 A Street, SE, Washington, D.C.

  • Jacob H. Hollinger (owns, $15,000), head, 62, completed 1 year of college, b. in Penn., lived in same house in 1935, chief clerk, Government [illegible], income $3,100.
  • Maude V. Hollinger, wife, 61, completed 8th grade, b. in Md., lived in same house in 1935.
  • Ralph S. Arbegast, lodger, 51, single, completed 1 year of college, b. in Penn., lived in same house in 1935, auditor, government, income $2,100.
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Alfred Brand: 1940 census

21 February 2016

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Federal census, 1940, 320 A Street, SE, Washington, D.C.

  • Alfred W. Brand (owns, $12,000), head, 48, completed 8th grade, b. in Ohio, lived in same house in 1935, accountant, dairy company, income $5,300.
  • Catherine E. Brand, wife, 43, completed 10th grade, b. in D.C., lived in same house in 1935.
  • Charlotte E. Brand, daughter, 18, single, completed 12th grade, b. in D.C., lived in same house in 1935.
  • Margaret C. Brand, daughter, 17, single, completed 10th grade, b. in D.C., lived in same house in 1935.
  • Albert W. Brand, son, 15, completed 9th grade, b. in D.C., lived in same house in 1935.
  • Mary C. Brand, daughter, 13, completed 7th grade, b. in D.C., lived in same house in 1935.
  • Edward W. Brand, son, 11, completed 4th grade, b. in D.C., lived in same house in 1935.
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St. Mark’s: new parish hall

14 February 2016

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Evening Star, 13 November 1926, p. 14.

[Mrs. Ella Kerby lived at 412 A Street, S.E.]

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Residents of 417 A in Boyd’s Directory

16 November 2015

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[Originally posted 1 February 2014; revised 16 November 2015.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 417 A Street, SE:

[1871] Phoebe Lowe; John B. Taylor (whitewasher).

[1872] Mercelener Jordon [sic: Jordan?] (lady’s nurse, widow of Fleming Jordon); Thomas W. Jordon.

[1873] William H. Marshall (laborer); Phebe Lowe; William Countee (laborer).

[1875] Mosthena Jarden (nurse).

[1876] William Sweeting (laborer); Jane Garrett (widow of David Garrett).

[1878] Phebe Lowe (widow of Jerry Lowe); Susan Tyler (widow of John Tyler).

[1879] Marcelena Jordan (widow of Flemming [sic] Jordan; Jane Garrett (widow of David Garrett).

[1880] Jane Garrett (widow of David Garrett).

[1881] John L. Butler (driver).

[1882] Jane Garrett (midwife, widow of David Garrett); Charity Washington (servant).

[1883] Silas Washington (driver); Charity Washington (nurse); Jane Garrett (nurse, widow of David Garrett).

[1884] Susan Tyler (servant); Mary Kirkland.

[1885] Jane Garrett (widow of David Garrett); Mary E. Kirkland.

[1886] Jane Garrett (widow of David Garrett); Mary E. Kirkland.

[1887] Jane Garrett (widow of David Garrett); Mary E. Kirkland.

[1888] Jane Garrett (widow of David Garrett); Mary E. Kirkland.

[1891] William Allis (shoemaker); Peter Edelin (shoemaker); Sophia Mitchell (domestic).

[1894] Genevieve T. Yager (widow of Francis T. Yager); Gertrude W. Ashby (clerk, Dead Letter Office).

[1895] Genevieve T. Yager (widow of Francis T. Yager); Llewellyn M. Cook (L. M. Cook & Co.); Gertrude W. Ashby (clerk, Dead Letter Office).

[1896] Gertrude W. Ashby (clerk, Dead Letter Office); Llewellyn M. Cook (L. M. Cook & Co.); Genevieve T. Yager (widow of Frank W. [sic] Yager).

[1897] Lucy J. Dorsey; Gertrude W. Ashby (clerk, Dead Letter Office).

[1898] Addie S. Hillyer; Rev. Charles H. Hayes (assistant rector, St. Mark’s Church).

[1899] Rev. William L. Devries (rector, St. Mark’s Church); Rev. E. Magruder Thompson; Rev. Charles H. Hayes (assistant rector, St. Mark’s Church); Addie S. Hillyer; Cora Johnson (domestic).

[1902] J. Arthur Russell (clerk); Charles E. Chambliss (Department of Agriculture); Sarah Clase (clerk).

[1903] Annie H. Gibson (widow); Henry Ittig (clerk, Navy); B. L. Williams (clerk, Patent Office).

[1904] Alfred F. W. Schmidt (Library of Congress); Anna H. Gibson.

[1905] H. P. Andrews (clerk, Capitol); Anne H. Gibson (widow); Oscar M. Pond (Census Office); Mary A. Matthews (Library of Congress); William C. Hodgkins (surveyor).

[1906] William J. Wallis (teacher); John D. Wolcott (Library of Congress); H. P. Andrews (clerk, Capitol); William J. Wallis (teacher).

[1908] J. Randolph Tucker (clerk, Library of Congress); Lawrence Washington (Library of Congress); Louisa F. Washington (stenographer); Pattie W. Washington; Fannie J. Washington; Willis L. Washington.

[1909] J. Randolph Tucker (Library of Congress); Lawrence Washington (Library of Congress); Louisa F. Washington (stenographer); Pattie W. Washington (clerk); Willis L. Washington.

[1911] George Turner (clerk); Charles J. Turner (salesman).

[1913] Lem J. Embrey (watchman); Lena E. Embrey; Thad J. Embrey (clerk).

[1914] Lee J. Embrey (watchman); Thaddeus J. Embrey (student, boards).

[1915] Chester L. Ballard (mariner); Guy C. Ballard (mariner); Ida M. Ballard (widow of Chester L. Ballard [sic]); Leo C. Lewis (chauffeur); Jerome Scarborough (police captain).

[1916] Annie B. Smith.

[1919] J. Randolph Grove (machinist); Florence Van Cott (stenographer); Joseph J. Brown (machinist).

[1922] Aubrey Simmons (machinist); John A. Simmons (Navy Yard); Maude Douglas (clerk).

[1923] Fannie M. Carpenter (widow of Fred Carpenter).

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Residents of 329 A in Boyd’s Directory

26 July 2015

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The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 329 A Street, SE:

[1888] Shomo & Nicholson (Thomas W. Shomo and David Nicholson), grocers [business address].

[1890] Harry W. Bolton (grocer) [business address].

[1891] Otho R. Beall (grocer) [business address].

[This building remained a grocery store well into the twentieth century.]

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McMenamin: breakup of his business

26 July 2015

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[McMenamin lived at 327 A Street, SE.]

Washington Post, 18 January 1886, p. 1.

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McMenamin: “Triumphs in Stone”

26 July 2015

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[The McMenamin family lived at 327 A Street, SE, during the 1880s and 1890s.]

Washington Post, 25 August 1879, p. 4.

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