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A dated door frame

15 September 2019

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During some reconstruction at 517 A St., S.E., in the spring of 2019, a workman discovered this inscribed door frame. It reads: “Geo W. Riley 1875.” Even today carpenters have the habit of signing and dating a hidden piece of wood when they finish working on a house, and in this instance it provides some useful information. Since 517, 515, and 513 A St. S.E. have identical facades and at one time had the same layout on each floor, it seems reasonable to assume that all three houses were built in or about 1875.

As for George W. Riley, a carpenter by that name was living at 410 New Jersey Ave., S.E., in 1897, though the following year the D.C. Directory describes him as an engineer.

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Dorothy Hartley injured

15 September 2017

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Washington Herald, 9 October 1922, p. 2.

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Appointment of Samuel M. Wilcox

6 March 2017

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Washington Post, 9 April 1881, p. 2.

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[By 1882 Wilcox was living at 503 A St., SE.]

 

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500 block, north side (DCHistoryQuest)

1 December 2016

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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.


500 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0841
Lot — 0027
Year Built — 1874
Source — Faetz & Pratt 1874 Real Estate Directory
Purpose — dwelling
Store — 0


502 A STREET SE

Contributing Yes
Square — 0841
Lot — 0009
Year Built — 1874
Source — Faetz & Pratt 1874 Real Estate Directory
Purpose — dwelling
Store? — 0


504 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0841
Lot — 0008
Year Built — 1883
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0805
Permit Date — January 30, 1883
Original Owner — Kernan, Bernard
Est’d Cost — $2,500.00
Qty Built — 1
Microfilm Roll — 0070
Rooms — 0
Width — 22
Depth — 58
Stories — 2
Store? — 0
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — pressed brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin


506 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0841
Lot — 0025
Year Built — 1906
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0282
Permit Date — July 25, 1906
Original Owner — Hesse, John C.
Architect — Plager, W. S.
Builder — Barkman, Geo. W.
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $10,000.00
Qty Built — 1
Microfilm Roll — 0372
Rooms — 0
Width — 21
Depth — 58
Stories — 3
Store? — 0
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — concrete
Front Material — pressed brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin
Heat — hot water


508 A STREET SE

Contributing — No
Square — 0841
Lot — 0026
Year Built — 1962
Source — DC Assessment Directory 2011
Purpose — dwelling
Store? — 0


510 A STREET SE

Contributing Yes
Square — 0841
Lot — 0802
Year Built — 1907
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 1979
Permit Date — December 23, 1907
Original Owner — Hesse, Henry A.
Architect — Plager, W. S.
Builder — Barkman, Geo. W.
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $4,300.00
Qty Built — 1
Microfilm Roll — 0448
Rooms — 0
Width — 18
Depth — 30
Stories — 3
Store? — 0
Solid or Filled Land solid
Foundation Material — concrete
Front Material — pressed brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin
Heat — hot water


512 A STREET SE

Contributing — No
Square — 0841
Lot — 0004
Year Built — 1966
Source — DC Assessment Directory 2011
Purpose — dwelling
Other Notes — Baist’s maps agree
Store? — 0


514 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0841
Lot — 0003
Year Built — 1874
Source — Faetz & Pratt 1874 Real Estate Directory
Purpose — dwelling
Store? — 0


516 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0841
Lot — 0801
Year Built — 1880
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 1045
Permit Date — March 3, 1880
Original Owner — Harrison, B. D.
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $4,000.00
Qty Built — 2
Microfilm Roll — 0056
Rooms — 0
Width — 21
Depth — 31
Stories — 2
Store? — 0
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin


518 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0841
Lot — 0800
Year Built — 1880
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 1045
Permit Date — March 3, 1880
Original Owner — Harrison, B. D.
Est’d Cost — $4,000.00
Qty Built — 2
Microfilm Roll — 0056
Rooms — 0
Width — 21
Depth — 31
Stories — 2
Store? — 0
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin

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500 block, south side (DCHistoryQuest)

1 December 2016

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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.


503 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square— 0842
Lot — 0812
Year Built — 1880
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0225
Permit Date: August 16, 1880
Original Owner — Ruff (Sarah J.) & Davis (Virginia M.)
Builder — Schaffert, J. L.
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $6,600.00
Qty Built — 3
Permit Note — plans on file
Microfilm Roll — 0058
Rooms — 0
Width — 18
Depth — 57
Stories — 2
Store? 0
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — brick & stone
Stone Type — brownstone courses
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin
Heat — Latrobe(s)


505 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0842
Lot — 0813
Year Built — 1880
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0225
Permit Date — August 16, 1880
Original Owner — Ruff (Sarah J.) & Davis (Virginia M.)
Builder — Schaffert, J. L.
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $6,600.00
Qty Built — 3
Permit Note — plans on file
Microfilm Roll — 0058
Rooms — 0
Width — 18
Depth — 57
Stories — 2
Store? — 0
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — brick & stone
Stone Type — brownstone courses
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin
Heat — Latrobe(s)


507 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0842
Lot — 0814
Year Built — 1885
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 1858
Permit Date — May 25, 1885
Original Owner — McLean, F.
Builder — Rhodes & Simms
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $2,000.00
Qty Built — 1
Microfilm Roll — 0086
Rooms — 0
Width — 19
Depth — 45
Stories — 2
Store? — 0
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — pressed brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin


509 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0842
Lot — 0815
Year Built — 1887
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0351
Permit Date — August 1, 1887
Original Owner — Marche, Thos. B.
Builder — Cox, Oliver
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $6,000.00
Qty Built — 2
Permit Note — plans on file
Microfilm Roll — 0108
Rooms — 0
Width — 15
Depth 30
Stories — 2
Store? — 0
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — pressed brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin


511 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0842
Lot — 0816
Year Built — 1887
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0351
Permit Date — August 1, 1887
Original Owner — Marche, Thos. B.
Builder — Cox, Oliver
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $6,000.00
Qty Built — 2
Permit Note — plans on file
Microfilm Roll — 0108
Rooms — 0
Width — 15
Depth — 30
Stories — 2
Store? — 0
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — pressed brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin


513 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0842
Lot — 0033
Year Built — 1887
Source — Hopkins Maps
Purpose — dwelling
Other Notes — 1870s
Store? — 0


515 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0842
Lot — 0818
Year Built — 1887
Source — Hopkins Maps
Purpose — dwelling
Other Notes — 1870s
Store? — 0


517 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0842
Lot — 0819
Year Built — 1887
Source — Hopkins Maps
Purpose — dwelling
Other Notes — 1870s
Store? — 0

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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 A Street in 1940

7 September 2016

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

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[Surnames: Clements, Miller, Beadle, Lambert, Hollinger, Allen, Keeler, Andrick, Trotter, Brand, Gannon, Bryan, Tappan, Draper, Taylor, Herold, Cameron, Wilson, Hood, Cartwright, Smith, Oliver, Hilliard, Membert, Hubble, Varrella, Royall, Jameson, Hailberg, Rothgeb, Kerby, Ayers, Bradley, Harris, Jenkins, Hodges, Watts, Harpster, McGarvey, Knott, Dorsey, Johnson, McGill, Andre, McLean, Dyer, Bostetter, Weeks, Hogan, Hartley, Campbell, Ladd, O’Connell, Blankinship [sic: Blankenship?], Thomas.]

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Residents of 518 A in Boyd’s Directory

15 May 2016

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[Originally posted 27 January 2014; revised 15 May 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 518 A Street, SE:

[1881] Mary Evans (cook); Fanny Berry (widow of Thomas Berry).

[1881] Fanny Berry (widow of Thomas Berry); Mary Devlin (widow of John Devlin); Mary Evans (cook).

[1885] James M. King (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1887] James M. King (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1888] Rev. Owen M. Miller (pastor, East Capitol Street Baptist Church); Nettie L. King (widow of James M. King); Lavina K. Collins (widow of William W. Collins).

[1889] George F. Cunningham (machinist): James T. Cunningham (machinist); John T. Freeman (teacher).

[1890] Ann D. Davis (widow of Addison Davis); Addison L. Otterback (baggagemaster); Louise B. Otterback; William H. Otterback (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1891] Addison L. Otterback (conductor); Guy P. Otterback (clerk); Robert O. Otterback (lithographer); William H. Otterback (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1892] Edwin Frey (clerk); Theophilus Gaines (chief of division, 3rd auditor).

[1893] Fannie L. Berry (widow of Thomas B. Berry).

[1894] Fannie L. Berry (widow of Thomas B. Berry).

[1895] Fannie L. Berry (widow of Thomas B. Berry).

[1896] Mary A. Bryant (widow of Samuel H. Bryant); Fannie L. Berry (widow of Thomas B. Berry).

[1898] Fannie L. Berry (widow of Thomas Berry).

[1899] Fannie L. Berry (widow of Thomas Berry).

[1903] Fannie L. Berry (widow of Thomas B. Berry); Mary A. Bryant (widow of Samuel Bryant).

[1906] Grace A. Arth (clerk, Treasury Department); Hattie Arth (clerk); Joseph A. Arth (musician); Joseph F. Arth (druggist).

[1906] Grace A. Arth (clerk, Treasury Department); Hattie Arth (clerk); Joseph A. Arth (musician); Joseph F. Arth (druggist).

[1908] Grace A. Arth (clerk, Treasury Department); Joseph A. Arth (musician).

[1909] Claude R. Arth (clerk); Grace K. Arth (clerk); Joseph A. Arth (musician).

[1910] Archibald L. Arth (clerk); Claude R. Arth (stenographer); Grace A. Arth (clerk, Treasury Department); Henrietta Arth; Joseph A. Arth (musician); Joseph F. Arth (druggist).

[1911] Claude R. Arth (stenographer); Grace A. Arth (clerk, Treasury Department); Joseph A. Arth (musician).

[1913] Frank A. Schaefer (stenographer).

[1914] Frank A. Schaefer (clerk, boards); Harry M. Schaefer (page, boards); Michael D. Schaefer (chief clerk, construction and repair, Navy).

[1915] Frank A. Schaefer (salesman, Carnegie Steel Co.); Harry M. Schaeffer (clerk, House of Representatives).

[1916] Madeline Schaefer (bookkeeper, Underwood Typewriter Company); Michael D. Schaefer (chief clerk, construction and repair, Navy Department).

[1917] Anthony M. Schaefer (clerk, Merchants Bank); Michael D. Schaefer.

[1920] Anthony M. Schaefer (clerk); Edward Schaefer (page); Michael D. Schaefer.

[1922] Anthony M. Schaefer (clerk); Madeline Schaefer (stenographer).

[1923] Madeline V. Schaefer (clerk, Navy); Michael D. Schaefer.

[1925] Vacant.

[1928] Benjamin F. Burgess.

[1932] Benjamin F. Burgess.

[1934] Vacant.

[1936] Charles E. Swaim.

[1956] Mrs. Elizabeth B. Waple.

[1967] Mrs. Elizabeth B. Waple.

[1973] Robert I. Schramm.

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Residents of 516 A in Boyd’s Directory

15 May 2016

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[Originally posted 27 January 2014; revised 15 May 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

[1881] Alexander T. Stuart (principal, Wallach School); Sallie M. Dodson (servant).

[1882] Jennie Thompson (servant); William Burris (patents).

[1883] Georgie Carter (servant); Mahaney Gross (servant).

[1884] Alexander T. Stuart (teacher).

[1885] Alexander P. Steward (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1886] Arthur P. Steward (clerk, Treasury Department); Edna Grubb (dressmaker); Richard W. Smith (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1887] Arthur P. Steward (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1888] Arthur P. Steward (clerk, Treasury Department); Watson Smith (clerk); Thomas G. Steward (clerk, Patent Office).

[1889] Arthur P. Steward (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1891] Annie E. Ober (clerk, Pension Office); Florence M. Miller (clerk).

[1892] Mary E. Pettis (clerk, Pension Office); Arthur B. Smith (proof-reader).

[1893] Samuel P. Paul; Arthur B. Smith (proof-reader).

[1894] Francis Kittel; Samuel P. Paul; Edward C. Stevens (clerk, Pension Office).

[1895] Grace L. Anderson; Eugenia H. Levering (widow of Righter Levering); Augusta E. Stewart (widow of George L. Stewart); John H. Anderson (clerk); Samuel P. Paul.

[1896] John H. Anderson (clerk); Eugenia H. Levering (widow of Righter Levering); Augusta Stewart (widow of George L. Stewart); Esther L. Sweet (widow of Foster F. Sweet); Sarah E. Sweet (clerk, Pension Office).

[1897] Eloise Sweet (student); Esther Sweet (widow); Eva Sweet (clerk); Sarah Sweet (clerk, Pension Office); James H. Anderson (clerk); Eugenia H. Levering (widow of Righter Levering).

[1898] George M. Slye (collector); Emma Robertson (clerk, Pension Office); William C. Watson (publisher); Albert T. Robertson (clerk).

[1900] Hattie M. Bruff (nurse); Charles Fernald (civil engineer); Charles W. Sears (Fire Department).

[1902] Emmett R. Bruff (naval student); Harriet M. Bruff (nurse).

[1903] Charles Franold (foreman); Prentiss A. Shreve (laborer).

[1904] Margaret B. Fields (professional nurse).

[1905] Harry A. Calohan (insurance); Steingrimur Steffansson (Library of Congress); Thornton T. Thomas (clerk, General Land Office).

[1906] Steingrimur Stefansson (Library of Congress).

[1907] John H. Ward (Fire Department).

[1908] Joseph H. Ward (Fire Department).

[1911] Harry A. Calohan (insurance agent); Richard L. Gholson (Fire Department).

[1912] Jesse H. Tomkins (manager); Richard L. Gholson (Fire Department).

[1913] Millard F. Alley (clerk); Roscoe Alley (clerk).

[1914] Millard F. Alley; William Van Buskirk.

[1916] Leroy C. Risler (“cndr” [?]).

[1917] Frank C. Curtis (clerk); Millard F. Alley.

[1919] Milliard F. Alley (grocer); Joseph English.

[1920] Joseph E. O’Toole (secretary).

[1921] Joseph B. Pannill (agent, Prudential Insurance Co.).

[1922] Joseph B. Pannill (agent); Harry L. Sackett (auditor, Treasury Department); Mrs. Nettie Bell (clerk, Kann’s); N. B. Bell (clerk).

[1923] Joseph B. Pannill.

[1925] Vacant.

[1928] Vacant.

[1932] John J. O’Connell.

[1934] John J. O’Connell; Mary E. Ennis (nurse).

[1936] John O’Connell.

[1956] Mrs. Elizabeth O’Connell.

[1967] John G. Norris; Catherine M. Sullivan.

[1973] John G. Norris; Stephanie L. Lee; Catherine Martinez.

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Residents of 514 A in Boyd’s Directory

15 May 2016

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[Originally posted 27 January 2014; revised 15 May 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 514 A Street, SE:

[1871] Frank Lawler (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1872] Roseanna Custis (widow of William H. Custis); Susannah E. Custis (clerk, Treasury Department); Greenberry J. P. Belt.

[1873] John Kingdon (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1875] John Kingdon (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1877] Wesley D. Smith (clerk, Land Office).

[1879] John Kingdon (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1881] John Kingdon (clerk, Treasury Department); Charity A. Smallwood (servant); Charles C. Bowling (butter).

[1882] Charles C. Bowling (butter).

[1883] Charles C. Bowling (butter and eggs).

[1885] Alvan [sic] H. Doan (clerk, Pension Office); John A. Botts (clerk, Quarter-Master General’s Office).

[1887] Alva H. Doan (clerk, Pension Office).

[1886] Alva H. Doan (clerk, Pension Office).

[1888] Alva H. Doan (clerk, Pension Office).

[1889] Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing): Lucretia M. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle).

[1891] Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing): Lucretia M. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle).

[1892] Sadonia C. Appler; Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing); Lucretia M. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle).

[1893] Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing): Lucretia M. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle); Sadonia C. Appler.

[1894] Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing): Lucretia M. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle); Sadonia C. Appler.

[1895] Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing): Lucretia M. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle).

[1896] Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing): Lucretia M. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle); Sadonia C. Appler.

[1897] Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing); Mary L. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle).

[1898] Rolandus R. Rhode (stair builder); Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing): Lucretia M. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle); Byron Kingdon (student).

[1999] Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing); Mary L. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle).

[1900] Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing): Lucretia M. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle); Byron Kingdon (clerk).

[1903] Sadonia C. Appler; Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing); Mary L. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle).

[1904] Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing): Lucretia Keirle.

[1905] Sadonia Appler; Ida B. Keirle (clerk).

[1906] Sadonia C. Appler; M. L. Keirle (widow of William [sic] C. Keirle); Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing).

[1907] Byron Kingdon (agent); Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing).

[1908] Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing); Lucretia Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle); Byron Kingdon (stenographer).

[1909] Lucretia M. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle); Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing).

[1911] Lucretia M. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle); Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing).

[1912] Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing).

[1913] Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing); Mary L. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle).

[1914] Ida B. Keirle (operator, Bureau of Printing, boards); Lucretia M. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle).

[1916] Ida B. Keirle (operator, Bureau of Printing).

[1917] Ida B. Keirle.

[1918] Ida B. Keirle (operator, Bureau of Printing).

[1920] Ida B. Keirle (operator, Bureau of Printing).

[1922] Ethel Vought; Max Vought (toolmaker, Navy Yard); Ida B. Keirle (operator, Bureau of Engraving and Printing).

[1923] Ida B. Keirle.

[1925] Max Vought.

[1928] Michael P. Fee.

[1932] Sampson H. Bass.

[1934] Sampson H. Bass.

[1936] William M. Schoeb.

[1956] Richard F. Paige.

[1967] Richard F. Paige.

[1973] Michael J. Berz.

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Residents of 512 A in Boyd’s Directory

15 May 2016

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[Originally posted 27 January 2014; revised 15 May 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 512 A Street, SE:

[1872] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1873] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office); Alvin Hartenstein (clerk).

[1875] George B. Harrison (Keilholtz & Harrison).

[1876] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1877] Alvin Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1878] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk).

[1879] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1881] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office); Alvin Hartenstein (clerk).

[1883] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1884] Alfred Hartenstein.

[1885] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1886] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1887] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1888] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1889] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1890] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, War Department).

[1891] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, War Department).

[1892] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, War Department).

[1893] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, War Department).

[1894] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, War Department).

[1896] Joseph F. Eckhert (lithographer).

[1898] Joseph F. Eckhert (lithographer, Geological Survey).

[1900] Joseph F. Eckert (Geological Survey).

[1903] Florence R. Benedict (teacher); George W. Tayman (superintendent).

[1904] George W. Tayman (management).

[1905] George W. Tayman (insurance agent).

[1906] John C. Hesse (Pension Office); George W. Tayman (clerk).

[1907] Michael F. Gallagher (physician); Catherine M. Gallagher (clerk auditor, War Department).

[1908] Michael F. Gallagher (physician); Catherine M. Gallagher (clerk auditor, War Department).

[1909] Frank N. Gallagher (physician); Michael F. Gallagher (physician); Catherine M. Gallagher (clerk auditor, War Department).

[1910] Michael F. Gallagher (physician).

[1911] Catherine M. Gallagher (widow of Michael F. Gallagher).

[1912] Catherine M. Gallagher (clerk auditor, War Department); Mark L. Kilbourne (actor).

[1913] Russell M. MacLennan (correspondent).

[1914] George E. Knapp (private secretary, Hon. J. W. Good).

[1915] Samuel S. C. Chilcote (clerk, Senate; rooms); Edith H. Day (clerk, Woodword & Lothrop; rooms).

[1916] Harry A. Hite (roofer).

[1917] Harry A. Hite (roofer).

[1920] J. H. Roberts.

[1921] Maude Krams (clerk; rooms).

[1923] John W. Watts (skilled helper, Bureau of Engraving and Printing; rooms).

[1923] Merhle Devine (painter; rooms).

[1925] John Watts.

[1928] Virginian [sic] Verlander.

[1932] George Kirchner.

[1934] John C. Carr.

[1936] Clarence E. Stanford.

[1956] Philip Kronheim.

[1967] [Under construction.]

[1973] Eugene Nolan.

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Residents of 510 A in Boyd’s Directory

15 May 2016

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[Originally posted 27 January 2014; revised 15 May 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 510 A Street, SE:

[1909] Henry A. Hesse (Civil Service); John C. Hesse (clerk, War Department); John Hess (police).

[1911] Henry A. Hesse (examiner).

[1912] Henry A. Hesse (Civil Service).

[1913] Henry A. Hesse (Civil Service).

[1914] Millard F. Alley (clerk, C. D. Alley, grocer); Henry A. Hesse.

[1916] Henry A. Hesse (chief, examination division, Civil Service); Marion Hesse (skilled laborer, Department of Agriculture).

[1917] Henry A. Hesse.

[1919] Henry A. Hesse (chief of division); Madelaine Hesse (teacher); G. Bruce Gilbert (U.S. Army, rooms).

[1922] Henry A. Hesse (chief of division, Civil Servant Commission); Madaline G. Hesse (teacher).

[1923] Henry A. Hesse.

[1925] Henry A. Hesse.

[1928] Henry A. Hesse.

[1932] Henry A. Hesse.

[1934] Henry A. Hesse.

[1936] Henry A. Hesse.

[1956] Frank Holocek.

[1967] Alex N. Doudoumopoulos.

[1973] Alex N. Doudoumopoulos.

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Residents of 508 A in Boyd’s Directory

3 May 2016

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[Originally posted 27 January 2014; revised 3 May 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 508 A Street, SE:

[1871] John C. Hesse (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1873] John C. Hesse (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1875] John C. Hesse (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1876] John C. Hesse (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1877] John C. Hesse (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1878] John C. Hesse (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1879] John C. Hesse (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1881] John C. Hesse (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1885] John C. Hesse (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1887] John C. Hesse (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1888] John C. Hesse (clerk).

[1889] John C. Hesse (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

]1891] Edward [sic] B. Hesse (clerk); John C. Hesse (clerk, War Department).

[1892] Edwin Hesse (stenographer); John C. Hesse (clerk, War Department).

[1893] Edwin B. Hesse (stenographer and typewriter); John C. Hesse (clerk, War Department).

[1894] Edwin B. Hesse (clerk, police headquarters); John C. Hesse (clerk).

[1895] Edwin B. Hesse (clerk, police headquarters); John C. Hesse (clerk).

[1896] Edwin B. Hesse (clerk, Fire Department); John C. Hesse (clerk, War Department).

[1897] Edwin B. Hesse (clerk, Fire Department); John C. Hesse (clerk, War Department).

[1898] Edwin B. Hesse (clerk, Fire Department); John C. Hesse (clerk, War Department).

[1900] Edwin B. Hesse (clerk, Metropolitan Police); John C. Hesse (clerk, War Department).

[1903] John C. Hesse (chief of division, War Department).

[1905] John C. Hesse (chief of division, War Department.)

[1906] George [sic] C. Hesse (chief of division, War Department).

[1908] John C. Hesse (chief of division, War Department).

[1914] Not listed.

[1917] Not listed.

[1925] Not listed.

[1928] Not listed.

[1932] Not listed.

[1934] Not listed.

[1936] Not listed.

[1956] Not listed.

[1967] Mrs. Marjorie Hendricks.

[1973] Mrs. Marjorie Hendricks.

 

 

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Residents of 506 A in Boyd’s Directory

2 May 2016

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[Originally posted 27 January 2014; revised 2 May 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 506 A Street, SE:

[1907] John C. Hesse (division chief, War Department).

[1908] Edwin B. Hesse (clerk, Police Department); John C. Hesse (chief of division, War Department).

[1909] Edwin B. Hess[e] (Chief and Property Clerk, Metropolitan Police).

[1911] Edwin B. Hesse (Chief and Property Clerk, Metropolitan Police).

[1911] Edwin B. Hesse (chief clerk, police headquarters)

[1912] Edwin B. Hesse (chief clerk, police headquarters); John C. Hesse (division chief, War Department).

[1913] Edwin B. Hesse (chief clerk, police district); Henry A. Hesse (civil servant); John C. Hesse (division chief, War Department).

[1914] John C. Hesse (clerk); Edwin B. Hesse (chief clerk, Metropolitan Police); Thomas C. Hesse (division chief, War Department) .

[1916] Edwin B. Hesse (chief clerk, District); John C. Hesse (chief of division, War Department).

[1917] Edwin B. Hesse (chief clerk, police); John C. Hesse (chief of division, War Department).

[1920] Edwin B. Hesse (chief clerk, police); John C. Hesse (clerk).

[1922] Edwin B. Hesse (chief clerk, Police Department); John C. Hesse; Elizabeth Dieste (housekeeper).

[1923] Elizabeth Dieste; Edwin B. Hesse (clerk, District); John C. Hesse.

[1925] Edwin B. Hesse; John C. Hesse.

[1928] Edwin B. Hesse; John C. Hesse; Elizabeth Dieste.

[1932] Edwin B. Hesse.

[1934] Edwin B. Hesse.

[1936] Edwin B. Hesse; James P. Whittlesey.

[1956] Albert S. Davidson.

[1967] James B. Hodgson, Jr.

[1973] James B. Hodgson, Jr.

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Residents of 502 A in Boyd’s Directory

2 May 2016

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[Originally posted 27 January 2014; revised 2 May 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory at 502 A Street, SE:

[1877] Hanora [sic] Fitzpatrick (widow of Michael Fitzpatrick).

[1879] Honora Fitzpatrick.

[1880] Honora Fitzpatrick.

[1881] John T. Tyler (clerk); Mary A. Tyler (widow of Charles S. Tyler); George Y. Thorpe (stonecutter).

[1882] George Y. Thorpe (stonecutter).

[1883] John F. Gates (messenger).

[1884] John F. Gates (watchman).

[1885] Susan C. Ayres (Coast and Geodetic Survey).

[1886] Susan C. Ayres (Coast and Geodetic Survey).

[1887] Susan C. Ayres (Coast and Geodetic Survey).

[1888] Susan C. Ayres (Coast and Geodetic Survey).

[1889] Susan Ayres (Coast and Geodetic Survey).

[1890] Susie C. Ayres (clerk, Pension Office).

[1892] Daniel O’Connell (printer).

[1894] John M. Kenney (sergeant, police); William S. Moore (bookbinder).

[1895] William S. Moore (bookbinder).

[1897] William S. Moore (Government Printing Office).

[1898] William S. Moore (Government Printing Office).

[1900] William S. Moore (bookbinder).

[1905] William S. Moore (Government Printing Office).

[1906] William S. Moore (Government Printing Office).

[1907] Edith S. Moore (teacher); William S. Moore (Government Printing Office).

[1908] Edith S. Moore (teacher).

[1909] Edith S. Moore (teacher).

[1911] William S. Moore (Government Printing Office).

[1912] Edith S. Moore (teacher).

[1913] Edith S. Moore (teacher).

[1914] William S. Moore.

[1916] Edith S. Moore (teacher); Edward John (driver).

[1917] William S. Moore.

[1920] Arthur H. Colman.

[1923] Arthur H. Colman.

[1925] Louis A. Miller.

[1928] Joseph N. Smith.

[1932] Mrs. Katharine McGarvey.

[1934] Mrs. Katharine McGarvey.

[1936] Mrs. Katharine McGarvey.

[1956] Howard Burton.

[1967] Mrs. V. N. Kidd.

[1973] Mrs. Virginia N. Kidd.

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H. J. Norton: appointed temporary clerk

1 May 2016

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[At the time of his death (1876) Norton was living at 517 A Street, S.E.]

Washington Evening Star, 19 April 1870, p. 1.

“H. J. Norton has been appointed temporary clerk in the Finance Division of the Post Office Department.”

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Classified ad: rooms for rent (1922)

1 May 2016

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Washington Evening Star, 22 October 1922, p. 37.

517 A St. S.E.—2 rooms, non-housekeeping; apt.; semi-private bath; suitable for two; $30 [?].”

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Dr. H. J. Norton: death

1 May 2016

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“Died.” Daily National Republican (D.C.), 25 March 1876 , p. 3.

“NORTON.—On the 23d of March, 1876, Dr. H. J. Norton, aged sixty years.

“Services Sunday, at 4 o’clock p.m., at his late residence, No. 517 A street southeast. Friends and acquaintances are invited. Interment will be at Pittsfield, Mass.”


[Same newspaper and date.]

“Dr. Norton, of the General Post Office, and a well-known resident of East Washington, died quite suddenly at his residence, on A street, near Fifth street southeast, of an affection [sic] of the lungs.”

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Michael P. Fee: death

1 May 2016

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[During the 1930s Fee lived at both 514 and 517 A Street, SE.]

“Deaths.” Washington Post, 24 January 1963, p. B3.

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Residents of 517 A in Boyd’s Directory

1 May 2016

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[Originally posted 5 January 2014; revised 1 May 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 517 A Street, SE:

[1877] James Cross (clerk).

[1878] James Cross (clerk).

[1880] Thomas M. McNeely (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1881] Thomas McK. McNeely (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1883] Thomas M. McNeely (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1884] Thomas M. McNeely (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1885] Thomas M. McNeely (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1886] Thomas M. McNeely (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1887] Thomas M. McNeely (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1886] Thomas M. McNeely (clerk, Treasury Department). [McNeely died soon thereafter, because in the 1892 directory Mary E. McNeely is listed as his widow and is living at 321 B St., SE.]

[1890] Joseph C. Tappan (clerk); William F. Tappan (printer); William S. Tappen (jeweler).

[1892] Clarence J. Tappan (jeweler); William F. Tappan (printer).

[1894] Julia M. Rawlings (teacher); Henry J. Bright (clerk).

[1895] August B. S. Rawlings; Julia M. Rawlings (teacher); Henry T. Bright (clerk); Henry J. Bright.

[1896] Augustus B. Rawlings; J. May Rawlings (teacher); Henry J. Bright.

[1897] Mary J. Rollins [sic] (teacher).

[1898] Henry J. Bright; Julia M. Rawlings (teacher).

[1899] Henry T. Bright (Colhoun & Bright).

[1900] Julia M. Rawlings (teacher); Staughton A. B. Rawlings.

[1901] Henry J. Bright (clerk); Julia M. Rawlings (principal).

[1902] Henry J. Bright (clerk, Navy yard); Henry T. Bright (patents).

[1903] Harry J. Bright (clerk, Navy Yard); Henry J. Bright; Henry T. Bright (patents); Julia May Rawlings (principal).

[1904] Henry T. Bright (patent attorney); H. J. Bright (clerk, Navy Yard).

[1905] Julia M. Rawbridge [sic] (principal); Henry T. Bright (patent attorney).

[1906] Henry J. Bright (clerk); Gladys Offut (milliner).

[1907] Henry J. Bright (time clerk, Navy Yard); Henry T. Bright (clerk, The Lambert); Emily Genella (widow of William Genella).

[1908] Joseph A. Flynn (clerk).

[1909] Joseph A. Flynn (ticket examiner); E. W. Vaden (Navy Yard); Clarence C. Vaden (machinist).

[1910] Clarken W. Baden (Navy Yard);

[1911] George H. Woodruff; Mary J. Hickey (clerk).

[1912] Louis T. Gronberg (Navy Yard); Joseph F. Henderson (Navy Yard).

[1914] Grover F. Tolson (glazier); Elbert W. Pyles (salesman, boards).

[1915] Grover F. Tolson (glazier).

[1916] Mary E. Danks (clerk, Treasury Department); Cornelia I. Mathins [?] (principal, Maury School); Grover F. Tolson (glazier).

[1917] James P. Porter.

[1920] Julian Grubbs.

[1922] Thomas L. Bohannon (meats, Eastern Market); Myron L. Bohannon (electrician).

[1923] Thomas L. Bohannon (meats, Eastern Market); Myron L. Bohannon (electrician); Julian Grubbs (machinist).

[1925] Samuel S. Taylor; Samuel S. Reidy.

[1928] Vacant.

[1932] Michael P. Fee.

[1934] Mrs. Ida M. Phillips.

[1936] George E. Warren.

[1956] Edward J. O’Donnell.

[1967] J. Stephen Lord.

[1973] W. Milne Holton.

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Residents of 515 A in Boyd’s Directory

1 May 2016

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[Originally posted 27 January 2014; revised 1 May 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 515 A Street, SE:

[1877] Frank A. Springer (teacher); William C. Bates (clerk).

[1878] James M. King (clerk).

[1879] James M. King (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1881] James M. King (clerk, Treasury Department); William A. King (clerk, Census Bureau).

[1882] James M. King (clerk, “red div”).

[1883] James M. King (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1884] James M. King (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1885] Byron C. Coon (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1886] Samuel H. Decker (messenger, Capitol).

[1887] Samuel H. Decker (messenger).

[1889] Samuel H. Decker (messenger).

[1890] Samuel H. Decker (messenger).

[1891] Frank R. Gillis (clerk); Samuel H. Decker (messenger).

[1892] Samuel H. Decker (messenger); George B. Harrison.

[1893] Samuel H. Decker (messenger).

[1894] Samuel H. Decker (messenger).

[1895] Vina R. Gillis.

[1896] Samuel H. Decker (messenger).

[1898] Nellie Callahan (stenographer); Samuel H. Decker (messenger).

[1899] Samuel H. Decker (messenger).

[1900] Samuel H. Decker (messenger).

[1902] Samuel H. Decker (messenger).

[1903] Samuel H. Decker (messenger).

[1904] Vina D. Penn (widow of James R. Penn).

[1905] W. F. Scott (chief clerk, Folding Room, House of Representatives); Mary F. Decker (widow of Samuel H. Decker); Don C. Walters (messenger); Hugh Lewis (messenger); J. G. St. John (machinist); Porter W. Stockdale (machinist); W. George Josenhaus (machinist); Katie M. O’Connor; Joseph J. Printup (clerk).

[1906] Mary Decker (widow of Samuel Decker); William G. Josenhaus (machinist); Stephen M. Pritchard (clerk, Post Office Department); John G. St. John (Navy Yard); Porter W. Stockdale (machinist); Don C. Walters (messenger); W. F. Scott (chief clerk, Folding Room, House of Representatives).

[1907] William G. Josenhaus (Navy Yard); Stephen M. Pritchard (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1908] Stephen M. Pritchard (clerk, Post Office Department); Don C. Walters (messenger, Capitol).

[1909] Roland L. Davidson (Government Printing Office); Frank McDermott (Government Printing Office).

[1910] James A. Bayly (Library of Congress).

[1911] Charles Poulton (bartender); Thomas Poulton (bartender).

[1912] Charles W. Poulton (clerk); Cora E. Poulton (clerk).

[1913] Eva M. Casseen; Charles W. Poulton (bartender); Cora E. Poulton (clerk).

[1914] William S. Campbell (clerk, boards); Walter N. Gates (fireman).

[1916] Edgar E. Lyon [or Lyons?] (helper, Navy Yard); Edgar R. Lyon (binder, Government Printing Office); Charles A. Lyon (coppersmith (Navy Yard).

[1917] Samuel Gray.

[1918] George S. Herr (molder, Navy Yard); Louis Y. Herr (machinist, Navy Yard).

[1919] Eliza R. Schmidt (clerk, Department of Agriculture); Bernard D. Ladd (machinist); Bernard G. Ladd (machinist).

[1920] Bernard D. Ladd; Bernard G. Ladd (machinist); Eliza P. Jackson (clerk, War Department).

[1922] Bernard D. Ladd (machinist, Navy Yard); Bernard G. Ladd (machinist, Navy Yard); Sallie Gosnell (widow of Jesse T. Gosnell).

[1923] Bernard G. Ladd.

[1925] Bernard G. Ladd.

[1928] Bernard G. Ladd.

[1932] Bernard G. Ladd.

[1934] Bernard G. Ladd.

[1936] Vernon [sic] G. Ladd.

[1956] Bernard G. Ladd.

[1967] Mrs. Ann E. Fogarty.

[1973] Mrs. Ann S. Fogarty.

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Residents of 513 A in Boyd’s Directory

1 May 2016

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[Originally posted 27 January 2014; revised 1 May 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 513 A Street, SE:

[1876] James M. King (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1877] James M. King (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1878] Lizzie E. Blood (clerk); Sarah Blood (widow of Horatio Blood).

[1879] Elizabeth E. Blood (clerk); Sarah Blood (widow of Horatio Blood).

[1880] James M. King (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1881] Elizabeth E. Blood (clerk); Sarah W. Blood.

[1882] Elizabeth E. Blood (clerk); Sarah W. Blood (widow of Horatio Blood).

[1883] Edgar DeS. Frasier (clerk, Census Bureau); Julius Fleishman (clerk, Census Bureau); James Cross (clerk).

[1884] Thomas E. Morgan (A. W. Morgan & Son); C. G. Boyce (widow of William Boyce).

[1885] Lena Johnson (servant); John W. Brown, clerk, Adjutant General’s Office).

[1886] Stannie Howard (servant); Charles W. Tabler.

[1888] Charles W. Tabler (clerk); J. Harry Tabler.

[1889] Charles W. Tabler (clerk); J. Harry Tabler; John W. Fite (printer); George S. Donnell (stationery clerk, office of the Clerk of the House of Representatives); Ormsby B. Thomas (member of Congress).

[1891] Rice W. Hooe (bailiff, Police Court); Rebecca Dangerfield.

[1893] Rice W. Hooe (bailiff, Police Court); Josiah W. Shaw (clerk, Pension Office).

[1894] Josiah W. Shaw (clerk); Josiah Shaw (clerk).

[1895] Josiah W. Shaw (clerk, Pension Office); Josiah Shaw (clerk).

[1896] Josiah W. Shaw (clerk, Pension Office).

[1897] John B. Peyton (clerk); Lucien B. Peyton (clerk).

[1898] Clara V. Trow; Gordon W. Trow (notary).

[1899] Clara V. Trow (teacher); Gordon W. Trow (clerk, District Commission).

[1900] Earl R. Baxter (printer); Charles E. Capehart (messenger); Charles E. Steuven (watchman).

[1902] William B. Hartley (W. B. Hartley & Son); William P. Hartley (W. B. Hartley & Son).

[1903] William B. Hartley (W. B. Hartley & Son); William P. Hartley (W. B. Hartley & Son); John Hawkins (clerk); John Hawkins (clerk).

[1905] W. B. Hartley (broker); William P. Hartley (clerk); John Hawkins (engineer).

[1906] Eunice F. Hartley (Government Printing Office); Eunice Hawkins (widow of John Hawkins).

[1908] Eunice F. Hartley (Government Printing Office); William B. Hartley (merchandise broker and manufacturers’ agent); Eunice P. Hawkins (widow of John Hawkins).

[1909] William B. Hartley (merchandise broker and manufacturers’ agent); William P. Hardley (advertising agent); Eunice E. Hawkins (widow of John Hawkins).

[1910] William B. Hartley (merchandise broker and manufacturers’ agent); William P. Hartley (solicitor); Eunice F. Hartley (Government Printing Office).

[1911] William P. Hartley (solicitor); Eunice E. Hawkins (widow of John Hawkins).

[1912] Eunice E. Hawkins (widow of John Hawkins); Eunice F. Hartley (Government Printing Office); William B. Harley (merchandise broker and manufacturers’ agent).

[1913] Emma F. Hartley (clerk); Eunice F. Hartley (Government Printing Office); Dorothea S. Hartley; William B. Hartley (merchandise broker and manufacturers; agent); Eunice E. Hawkins (widow of John Hawkins).

[1914] William B. Hartley; Eunice F. Hartley (Government Printing Office, boards); Eunice E. Hawkins (widow of John Hawkins, boards).

[1915] Eunice F. Hartley (skilled laborer, Government Printing Office); Eunice E. Hawkins (widow of John Hawkins).

[1916] Eunice F. Hartley (skilled laborer, Government Printing Office).

[1917] William B. Hartley.

[1919] William B. Hartley (merchandise broker).

[1920] William B. Hartley (merchandise broker); Eunice F. Hartley (clerk, Government Printing Office); Eunice E. Hawkins (widow of John Hawkins); Julia Washington.

[1921] William B. Hartley (merchandise broker).

[1922] Eunice F. Hartley (skilled laborer, Government Printing Office); Sara D. Hartley (clerk (Treasury Department).

[1923] William B. Hartley; Eunice F. Hartley (helper, Government Printing Office); Eunice E. Hawkins (widow of John Hawkins).

[1925] William B. Hartley.

[1928] Eunice F. Hartley.

[1932] Eunice F. Hartley.

[1934] Eunice F. Hartley.

[1936] Eunice F. Hartley.

[1956] S. Dorothea Hartley.

[1967] Robert E. Bauman.

[1973] Vacant.

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Residents of 511 A in Boyd’s Directory

1 May 2016

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[Originally posted 27 January 2014; revised 1 May 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 511 A Street, SE:

[1872] L. E. Forrest Spofford (clerk, Land Office).

[1873] Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department); Rev. Samuel G. Valiant.

[1875] William H. Mirick (teacher).

[1877] Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department); Emma S. Searle (clerk, boards); George B. Harrison (Keilholtz & Harrison, boards).

[1878] Emma F. Marche (clerk); Thomas B. Marche (clerk).

[1879] George B. Harrison (brickmaker).

[1880] George B. Harrison (brickmaker); Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1881] Everett T. Marche (mail clerk); Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department); George B. Harrison (brickmaker).

[1882] Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department); T. E. Marche (postal clerk); George B. Harrison (bricks).

[1883] Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department); T. Everett Marche (postal clerk); Edna Grubb.

[1884] Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department); T. Everett Marche (postal clerk).

[1885] Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department); Thomas E. Marche (clerk, Railway Mail Service).

[1887] Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1889] Mary A. St. John (widow of John M. St. John); James A. Dunnington (police).

[1890] Blanche M. Dunnington (clerk); James A. Dunnington (police); Lilian E. Dunnington (clerk); Rebecca M. Dunnington (clerk).

[1891] James A. Dunnington (police); Mary A. St. John (widow of John St. John).

[1892] Blanche M. Dunnington (clerk); James A. Dunnington (police); Rebecca Dunnington (clerk).

[1893] James A. Dunnington (police).

[1894] James A. Dunnington (police).

[1895] James A. Dunnington (police).

[1896] James A. Dunnington (police).

[1897] James A. Dunnington (police).

[1899] S. Leroy Pritchard (Fishing Commission); Harriet W. Price (widow of J. Hugh Price).

[1900] Harriet W. Price (widow of J. Hugh Price); S. LeR. Pritchard (clerk, Fishing Commission).

[1902] S. Leroy Pritchard (clerk, Fishing Commission).

[1903] Harriet W. Price (widow of John Price); E. Florence Pritchard; S. Leroy Pritchard (Fishing Commission); James A. Dunnington (police).

[1904] S. Leroy Pritchard (Fishing Commission); Harriet W. Price (widow of Jehu [sic] Price).

[1905] Harriet W. Price (widow of John Price).

[1906] Harriet W. Price (widow of John Price); S. Leroy Prichard (Bureau of Fisheries).

[1907] S. Leroy Prichard (Bureau of Fisheries); Harriet W. Price (widow of Jehu [sic] Price).

[1908] Florence E. Pritchard; Samuel Le Roy Pritchard (Bureau of Fisheries).

[1909] Florence E. Pritchard.

[1911] Florence Pritchard (boards); Samuel L. Pritchard (clerk).

[1912] Stephen M. Pritchard (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1913] Samuel LeR. Pritchard (Bureau of Fisheries); Sarah H. Pritchard.

[1914] Florence Pritchard (boards); Samuel L. Pritchard (clerk).

[1915] Clarke J. Risler (bookkeeper); Maurice M. Risler (skilled laborer, Treasury Department).

[1916] Clarke J. Risler (bookkeeper); Maurice M. Risler (skilled laborer, Treasury Department).

[1917] Maurice M. Risler.

[1919] E. Florence Pritchard (clerk); Clarke J. Risler (U.S. Army); Maurice M. Risler (skilled laborer, Treasury Department).

[1920] Maurice M. Risler.

[1922] Florence Pritchard.

[1923] Clark J. Risler (salesman, Coca-Cola Company); Maurice M. Riser (skilled laborer, Treasury Department); Mrs. Pearl Risler (clerk, International Reform Bureau).

[1925] Maurice M. Risler.

[1928] Nellie E. Castle.

[1932] Lester E. Steele.

[1934] Maud Castle.

[1936] Maud Castle.

[1956] Vincent Mauro.

[1967] Vincent Mauro.

[1973] Vincent Mauro.

 

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Residents of 509 A in Boyd’s Directory

1 May 2016

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[Originally posted 27 January 2014; revised 1 May 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 509 A Street, SE:

[1888] T. Everett Marche (Railway Mail Service); Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1889] Thomas E. Marche (clerk); Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1890] Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department); Maud Waines (servant).

[1891] Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department); Maude Waynes [sic] (domestic).

[1892] T. Everett Marche (postal clerk); Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1893] T. Everett March (clerk); Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1894] T. Everett Marche (clerk); Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department); Hattie Taylor (domestic).

[1895] Thomas B. Marche (chief clerk, division, Post Office Department).

[1896] Everett T. Marche (clerk); Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1897] Everett Marsh [sic] (postal clerk).

[1898] T. Everett Marche (postal clerk); Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1899] T. Everett Marche (clerk).

[1903] T. Everett Marche (clerk); T. Everett Marche (clerk).

[1904] Thomas E. Marche (Railway Mail Service).

[1905] Margaret B. Fields (nurse); Alice I. Marche (stenographer).

[1906] Alice I. Marche (clerk); Thomas E. Marche (Railway Mail Service).

[1907] T. Everett Marche (clerk).

[1908] Alice I. Marche (stenographer); Thomas E. Marche (clerk); Maggie Smith (domestic).

[1909] Robert L. Lambert (Bureau of Printing).

[1911] Susie Lambert; Annie M. Shirley (Bureau of Printing).

[1912] Robert L. Lambert (Lambert & Henderson).

[1914] Otto Keeler (conductor); John A. Petz (clerk).

[1915] William S. Campbell (clerk, Department of Agriculture); Walter N. Gates (fireman).

[1916] Walter N. Gates (fireman); William S. Campbell (clerk, Department of Agriculture).

[1917] Walter N. Gates.

[1919] Lucian Wharton (clerk); Rhett Wharton (clerk); Wallace Wharton (clerk).

[1920] Bertha F. Thomas (War risk); W. W. White.

[1921] William M. White (salesman).

[1922] Harry C. Litts (electrician).

[1923] Winfield W. White (clerk).

[1925] Mrs. Alice R. Marche; Harsen L. Richards.

[1928] Mrs. Alice R. Marche.

[1932] Harsen L. Richards (piano tuner).

[1934] William Rowles.

[1936] William E. Rowles.

[1956] Mrs. Iva I. Dyer.

[1967] Mrs. Iva I. Dyer.

[1973] Mrs. Iva I. Dyer.

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Residents of 507 A in Boyd’s Directory

1 May 2016

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[Originally posted 27 January 2014; revised 1 May 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 507 A Street, SE:

[1886] Francis McLean (clerk, Quartermaster-General’s Office).

[1887] Francis McLean (clerk, Quartermaster-General’s Office).

[1888] Francis McLean (clerk, Quartermaster-General’s Office).

[1889] Francis McLean (clerk, Quartermaster-General’s Office).

[1890] Francis McLean (clerk, Quartermaster-General’s Office).

[1891] Maggie Douglass (domestic).

[1892] Francis McLean (clerk, Quartermaster-General’s Office).

[1893] Francis McLean (clerk, Quartermaster-General’s Office).

[1894] Francis McLean (clerk).

[1896] Francis McLean (clerk, Quartermaster-General’s Office).

[1897] Francis McLean (clerk, Quartermaster-General’s Office).

[1898] Francis McLean (clerk, Quartermaster-General’s Office); Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1898] Francis McLane [sic] (clerk).

[1899] Florence R. Benedict (teacher); Francis McLean (clerk, War Department).

[1900] Florence R. Benedict (teacher); Francis McLean (clerk, War Department).

[1902] Florence R. Benedict (teacher).

[1903] Francis McLean (clerk, War Department).

[1904] Francis McLean (clerk, War Department).

[1905] Francis McLean (clerk, War Department); Frank N. McLean (stenographer).

[1907] Francis McLean (clerk, War Department); W. F. Scott (chief clerk, folding room, House of Representatives).

[1908] Francis McLean (clerk, War Department); Frank N. McLean; Emons R. Blake (bookkeeper, Office of the Clerk of the House).

[1909] Francis McLean (clerk, War Department); Emons R. Blake (lawyer; bookkeeper, House of Representatives).

[1910] Francis McLean (clerk, War Department); Frank N. McLean (clerk).

[1911] Emmon [sic] Blake (clerk, Capitol); Frank N. McLean (clerk).

[1913] Frank N. McLean (clerk); Marion J. McLean (widow of Francis McLean).

[1914] Marion J. McLean (widow of Frank McLean); Frank N. McLean (clerk; boards); Walter R. Nelson (clerk, House of Representatives post office; boards).

[1916] Frank W. McLean (clerk); Marion J. McLean (widow of Francis McLean).

[1917] Frank N. McLean (stenographer); Marion J. McLean (widow of Francis McLean).

[1918] Frank N. McLean (clerk); Marion J. McLean (widow of Francis McLean); Samuel Montgomery (clerk, Navy Yard); Samuel M. Montgomery (molder, Navy Yard).

[1919] Frank N. McLean (clerk); Marion J. McLean (widow of Francis McLean).

[1920] Frank N. McLean (clerk); Marion J. McLean (widow of Francis McLean).

[1922] Frank N. McLean (clerk); Marion J. McLean (widow of Francis McLean).

[1923] Mrs. Marion J. McLean.

[1925] Marie McLean.

[1928] Mrs. Marie McLean.

[1932] Mrs. Marie J. McLean.

[1934] Mrs. Marie J. McLean.

[1936] Mrs. Marie J. McLean.

[1956] Mrs. Rosa M. Bixler.

[1967] R. Lucile Bixler.

[1973] Rose L. Bixler.

 

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