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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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J. M. Ball: position wanted

1 January 2014

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Washington Post, 6 January 1911, p. 12.

“SITUATIONS WANTED—MALE. . . . POSITION in hat or clothing story–By experienced man, best refs. J. M. Ball, 14 4th st. ne.”
[Ball later lived at 517 A St., SE.]

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Ball: ad for pocketbook

30 December 2013

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Washington Post, 17 June 1911, p. 11

“POCKETBOOK—Containing one $10 bill and three $1 bills and W. O. W. policy; initials J. M. B. cut in pocketbook; between Pa. ave. se. and E. Cap St. on 5th st., or in Casion Theater. Return to J. M. Ball, 517 A st., se.”

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Ball: country board wanted

30 December 2013

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Washington Post, 16 July 1911, p. 4. [Same ad in 17 July 1911, p. 9]

“COUNTRY BOARD WANTED | BY man and wife, country board; near car line; without other boarders; state price and location; short distance out of city. J. M. Ball, 517 A st. se.”

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Mrs. J. M. Ball: ad for nurse

30 December 2013

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Washington Post, 4 November 1911, p. 14

“HELP WANTED FEMALE . . . NURSE—Girl, between 12 and 15 years of age. Mrs. J. M. Ball, 517 A st. se.”

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Ball: purchases car

30 December 2013

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“Automobile World.” Washington Post, 19 March 1916, p. 17. [Ball lived at 517 A Street, SE.]

“The W. P. Barnhart Company reports the following sales for the past week: . . . roadsters to T. R. Bevers, J. M. Ball and Owen J. Burke.”

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