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400 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.


400 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0817
Lot — 0831
Year Built — 1887
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 2391
Permit Date — May 17, 1887
Original Owner — Godwin, H. P.
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $4,000.00
Qty Built — 1
Permit Note — plans on file
Microfilm Roll — 0105
Width — 21
Depth — 40
Stories — 2
Store? — 0
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — pressed brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin


402 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0817
Lot — 0831
Year Built 1887
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 2390
Permit Date — May 17, 1887
Original Owner — Wood, F. A.
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $3,000.00
Qty Built — 1
Permit Note — plans on file
Microfilm Roll — 0105
Width — 21
Depth — 40
Stories — 2
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — pressed brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin


404 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0817
Lot — 0805
Year Built — 1892
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0453
Permit Date — August 24, 1892
Original Owner — Hilliard, N.
Architect — Haller, N. T.
Builder — Hilliard, N.
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $10,000.00
Qty Built — 2
Microfilm Roll — 0167
Width — 21
Depth — 34
Stories — 3
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — pressed brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin
Heat — furnace


406 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0817
Lot — 0033
Year Built — 1892
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0453
Permit Date — August 24, 1892
Original Owner — Hilliard, N.
Architect — Haller, N. T.
Builder — Hilliard, N.
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $10,000.00
Qty Built — 2
Microfilm Roll — 0167
Width — 21
Depth — 34
Stories — 3
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — pressed brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin
Heat — furnace


408 A STREET SE

Contributing Yes
Square — 0817
Lot — 0803
Year Built — 1892
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 1878
Permit Date — April 3, 1892
Original Owner — Hill, Mary L.
Architect — Haller, N. T.
Builder — Nolan, John H.
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost $ 8,500.00
Qty Built — 1
Microfilm Roll — 0160
Width — 23
Depth — 63
Stories — 3
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — pressed brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin
Heat — steam


410 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0817
Lot — 0019
Year Built — 1902
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 1008
Permit Date — November 23, 1902
Original Owner — Tripp, Henry E.
Builder — Webster, John
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $3,500.00
Qty Built — 1
Microfilm Roll — 0271
Rooms — 0
Width — 19
Depth — 45
Stories — 2
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — pressed brick
Roof Type — mansard
Roof Material — tin & slate
Heat — hot water


412 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0817
Lot — 0802
Year Built 1881
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0985
Permit Date — March 30, 1881
Original Owner — Flemmer, Chas. H.
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $6,000.00
Qty Built — 2
Microfilm Roll — 0061
Rooms — 0
Width — 27
Depth — 27
Stories — 3
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin


414 1/2 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0817
Lot — 0829
Year Built — 1881
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0985
Permit Date — March 30, 1881
Original Owner — Flemmer, Chas. H.
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $6,000.00
Qty Built — 2
Microfilm Roll — 0061
Width — 27
Depth — 27
Stories — 3
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin


416 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0817
Lot — 0817
Year Built — 1873
Source — Daily National Republican newspaper report on building permits issued
Permit # — 1
Permit Date — April 9, 1873
Original Owner — Flemmer, Charles
Material — brick
Qty Built — 2
Width — 17
Depth — 36
Stories — 3


418 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0817
Lot — 0820
Year Built — 1873
Source — Daily National Republican newspaper report on building permits issued
Permit # — 1
Permit Date — April 9, 1873
Original Owner — Flemmer, Charles
Material — brick
Qty Built — 2
Width — 17
Depth — 36
Stories — 3

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Caroline Jenkins: 1940 census

16 February 2016

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Federal census, 1940, 416 A Street, S.E., Washington, D.C.

  • Caroline L. Jenkins (rents), head, 68, single, completed 2 years of college, lived in same house in 1935, general worker, church, [no income reported].
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Residents of 416 A in Boyd’s Directory

9 August 2015

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[Originally posted 31 January 2014; revised 9 August 2015.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 416 A Street, SE:

[1875] Howard B. Abbott (clerk); L. S. Abbott (clerk, Treasury Department); Carlos Hickenlopper (clerk); George Hickenlopper (clerk).

[1876] S. A. H. McKim (physician; business and home address).

[1878] Richard Granger (messenger, House of Representatives post office).

[1877] William E. Stearns (clerk, Patent Office).

[1879] Charles H. Flemer (carpenter); Charles H. Flemer (clerk).

[1882] E. A. Doughty (clerk, Treasury Department); Eva A. Doughty (clerk, Fourth Comptroller’s office); James E. Doughty (lawyer); Charles H. Flemer (carpenter); Lewis Flemer (clerk); Eunice Rider (widow of James Rider).

[1883] Adolph Flemmer [sic] (civil engineer); Charles H. Flemmer; Lewis Flemmer (clerk).

[1884] Adolph Flemmer [sic] (civil engineer); Andrew Flemmer (clerk): Charles H. Flemmer; Lewis Flemmer (clerk); Evelina A. Doughty (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1885] Adolph Flemer (civil engineer); Andrew Flemer (clerk); Eva Doughty (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1886] Henry S. Town (messenger); Mary L. Town (clerk, Post Office Department); Eva Doughty (clerk, Fourth Auditor’s office).

[1887] Eve Doughty (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1888] Eva Doughty (clerk, Fourth Auditor’s office).

[1889] Moses D. Baker (paper-hanger).

[1890] William H. Martin (House of Representatives, Texas); Moses D. Baker (contracting paper-hanger); John C. Henderson (paper-hanger); Julia A. Brown (teacher).

[1891] William H. Harder (printer); Will N. Harder; Julia A. Brown (teacher); Moses D. Baker (contracting paper-hanger); Caleb Taylor (waiter).

[1892] Moses D. Baker (contracting paper-hanger); Julia A. Brown (teacher); William N. Harder (clerk, Pension Office); Mary L. Packard (teacher).

[1893] Moses D. Baker (paper-hanger); James H. Morrison (machinist).

[1895] Lewis Flemer (Mackall Brothers & Flemer).

[1896] Charles H. Flemer; Lewis Flemer (Mackall Brothers & Flemer); Sarah Johnson (domestic).

[1897] Annie B. Woolfolk (domestic); Charles Flemer; John A. Flemer (assistant, Coast and Geodetic Survey); Lewis Flemer (Mackall Brothers & Flemer); Sarah Johnson (domestic).

[1899] Melville G. Green (clerk, Navy Yard).

[1902] Moses D. Baker (paper-hanger).

[1903] Moses D. Baker (sexton).

[1904] Moses D. Baker (sexton).

[1905] Moses D. Baker (sexton).

[1908] Mary F. Baker (sexton); Moses D. Baker (sexton).

[1909] Moses D. Baker (sexton); Charles Poindexter (plumber).

[1915] Moses D. Baker (sexton).

[1916] Anna C. Ault (caretaker).

[1919] Clara B. Smith (widow of Arthur W. Smith).

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Ad: house for sale or rent (1877)

12 April 2014

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Washington Evening Star, 11 September 1877, p. 2.

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