Tag Archives: Congressional Cemetery

Jacob Membert: death

16 February 2016

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Washington Evening Star, 22 December 1917, p. 7.

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Washington Evening Star, 22 December 1917, p. 14.

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Residents of 321 A in Boyd’s Directory

20 July 2015

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[Originally posted 21 February 2014; revised 20 July 2015.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 321 A Street, SE:

[1881] Edward W. Ayres (correspondent, Kansas City Times).

[1882] William A. Smith (student); Charles F. Smith (superintendent, Congressional Cemetery).

[1883] William A. Smith (clerk); Charles F. Smith (clerk, Pension Office); Charles S. Smith (captain, U.S. Army, assistant chief of ordnance).

[1884] Charles F. Smith (clerk, Pension Office); Charles S. Smith (captain, U.S. Army, assistant chief of ordnance); William A. Smith (clerk).

[1885] Charles F. Smith (clerk, Pension Office); Charles S. Smith (captain, U.S. Army, assistant chief of ordnance); William A. Smith (clerk).

[1886] William A. Smith (salesman); Ophelia Smith (clerk).

[1887] Charles A. McNamee (Government Printing Office); Charles F. Smith (clerk); William A. Smith (salesman).

[1888] Charles F. Smith (clerk, Pension Office); William F. Gullick (clerk).

[1889] William Alexander [Smith] (clerk); Charles F. Smith (clerk, Pension Office).

[1890] Charles F. Smith (clerk, Pension Office); William A. Smith (clerk).

[1891] Charles F. Smith (clerk, Pension Office); Odie MacNamee (clerk, widow of Charles A. MacNamee); W. Alexander Smith (salesman); William A. Smith (clerk); Radford S. Smith (model-maker).

[1892] Radford S. Smith (pattern-maker); William A. Smith (clerk); William Alexander Smith (salesman).

[1893] William H. [sic] Smith (clerk).

[1894] Charles A. Smith (clerk, Pension Office); William A. Smith (clerk).

[1895] Mary E. Smith (widow of Charles F. Smith); William A. Smith (clerk).

[1896] Mary E. Smith (widow of Charles F. Smith); William A. Smith (clerk).

[1897] W. Alexander Smith (salesman); Radford A. [sic] Smith (pattern-maker).

[1898] Mary E. Smith (widow of Charles F. Smith); William A. Smith (clerk).

[1899] William A. Smith (clerk).

[1902] Frederick H. Braggins.

[1903] Magdalene H. Berger (clerk); William P. Rice (broker); Ceanna Jones (dressmaker).

[1904] S. Stephenson (Library of Congress).

[1905] Frank A. Porterfield (Census Office); Evelyn W. Fant (Library of Congress); Jessie D. Fant (teacher); M. B. Fant (widow of Joseph N. Fant).

[1906] Eva W. Fant (Library of Congress); Evelyn W. Fant (clerk); Jessie D. Fant (teacher); Mariana B. Fant (widow of Joseph Fant).

[1908] Eva M. Fant (Library of Congress); Evelyn W. Fant (clerk); Jessie D. Fant (teacher); Mariana B. Fant (widow of Joseph N. Fant); James Berry (cook).

[1910] Albert S. Davidson (dentist).

[1911] Bettie A. Guinand (Bureau of Printing).

[1912] Jerusha Davidson (widow of John Davidson).

[1913] Richard A. Allen (Museum of Natural History).

[1915] James H. Shouse (doorkeeper, House of Representatives).

[1916] James H. Shouse (messenger, Capitol).

[1919] Mary Allen (clerk).

[1920] Irma M. Rice (clerk, War Department); James H. Shouse (messenger, House of Representatives); Thelma Newell (stenographer, Southern Railroad).

[1921] E. Blanche Rice (clerk, Treasury Department); Irma M. Rice (clerk, War Department).

[1922] Edward Brians (electrician).

[1923] Theron D. Wilson (nautical expert, Navy).

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Dr. William Handy: death

27 June 2015

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[Dr. Handy had lived earlier at 300 A St., SE.]

Washington Evening Star, 29 February 1933, p. 7.

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Samuel McKim: grave

12 April 2015

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[He lived at 25 Fifth St., S.E.]

The following is from Find a Grave:

Dr Samuel A. H. McKim

Birth:

Apr. 17, 1826, Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA

Death:

Jul. 26, 1900, District Of Columbia, USA

Dr. McKim, a physician in Washington, D.C., testified in the Lincoln Conspiracy Trial in defense of David Herold whom he had known since he was a boy and was a friend of his family. Dr. McKim stated in trial that he believed that Herold might not have fully understood what he had done, that he was immature and unreliable, and would not trust him to deliver medicine to any of his patients for fear that Herold may tamper with the medicine. He also stated that Herold’s intelligence was that of an eleven year old.

Family links:

Spouses:

Caroline L. Gibbs McKim (1828 – 1869)*
Emma S. McKim (1840 – 1917)*

Children:

Caroline Augusta McKim (1856 – 1862)*

Mary E. McKim (1857 – 1950)*

Harriet Hutchins McKim Haddaway (1859 – 1943)*

James McKim (1865 – 1866)*

Emma McKim Myers (1871 – 1959)*

William Bridges McKim (1874 – 1874)*

Lucy May McKim (1875 – 1875)*

John McKim (1877 – 1877)*

*Calculated relationship

Burial:

Congressional Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, SA, Plot: Range 70, Site 98

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Julia Ruff: death

6 September 2014

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“Deaths.” Washington Evening Star, 25 September 1950, p. 11.

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[She had lived earlier at 505 A St., SE.]

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Julia (Ruff) Rice: death

6 September 2014

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Washington Evening Star, 31 December 1925, p. 3.

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[The Ruffs had lived earlier at 505 A St., SE.]

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Charles Smith: death

16 December 2013

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Washington Post, 1 October 1894, p. 2.

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