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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 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 406 A in Boyd’s Directory

20 May 2016

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[Originally posted 29 January 2014; revised 20 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 406 A Street, SE:

[1894] Edwin C. Fowler (chief clerk, First Assistant Postmaster General’s office); Mary E. Fowler (clerk, Pension Office); Minnie E. Fowler (clerk, Pension Office); Robert W. Fowler (clerk, city post office); A. Estelle Fowler (teacher).

[1896] Mary E. Fowler (clerk, Pension Office); Robert Fowler (clerk, city post office).

[1897] Frank L. Middleton (lawyer).

[1898] Rudolph Kleberg (House of Representatives, Texas).

[1899] Frederick R. Wallace (teller).

[1900] Frederick A. Wallace (student); Frederick R. Wallace (clerk).

[1905] Llewellyn Cook (paper); Vernon W. Ashby (inspector).

[1906] Gertrude Ashby (clerk, Post Office Department); Vernon W. Ashby (inspector); Llewellyn M. Cook (Cook, Bernheimer & Co.).

[1907] Vernon W. Ashby (inspector).

[1908] Vernon W. Ashby (secretary); Llewellyn M. Cook (Cook, Bernheimer & Co.).

[1910] Gertrude W. Ashby; Harriet Ashby (widow of V. W. Ashby).

[1911] Warren Barnes (clerk); W. J. Barnes (clerk); Charles G. Buettner (bookbinder; Frederick A. Kennedy (Navy Yard).

[1912] Thomas H. Clark (reporter, U.S. Court of Customs Appeals); Samuel Gray (inspector); C. W. Timmons (assistant manager, Boston Bakery).

[1913] Samuel Gray (inspector); Charles W. Gwynne (Navy Yard).

[1914] Samuel Gray (clerk).

[1915] Charles W. Bundy (doorkeeper).

[1917] Milburn J. Donohoe.

[1919] Frank W. Kimball (machinist); Margaret E. Forbes (teacher).

[1920] Sarah Keeley (teacher).

[1921] Mrs. Josephine F. O’Meara (skilled laborer, GPO).

[1922] Clinton H. Davis; Marie English (clerk, Department of Commerce); Josephine M. Forbes; Margaret E. Forbes (teacher).

[1925] Margaret E. Forbes.

[1928] Margaret E. Forbes.

[1932] Margaret E. Forbes.

[1934] Margaret E. Forbes.

[1936] Clinton H. Davis; Margaret Forbes.

[1956] James Padgett; Frank Krolikowski.

[1967] Clarence M. Zens.

[1973] Clarence M. Zens.

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Residents of 405 A in Boyd’s Directory

18 May 2016

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[Originally posted 28 January 2014; revised 18 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 405 A Street, SE:

[1886] Thomas J. Gill; William R. Gill (watchman).

[1887] Prudence M. Lineaweaver.

[1888] Francis W. Yager; Gertrude W. Ashby (clerk, Dead Letter Office).

[1889] Frank W. Yager; Llewellyn M. Cook (clerk).

[1890] Genevieve T. Yager (widow of Francis W. Yager).

[1891] Genevieve T. Yager (widow of Frank Yager); Llewellyn M. Cook (clerk).

[1892] Gertrude W. Ashby (clerk, Dead Letter Office); Nellie Butler (domestic); Llewellyn M. Cook (clerk); Drusilla Jones (domestic); Genevieve T. Yager (widow of Frank Yager).

[1893] Gertrude W. Ashby (clerk, Post Office Department); Llewellyn M. Cook (commercial merchandise).

[1894] Jeff F. Moser (U.S. Navy).

[1896] Philip J. McHenry (clerk); Philip J. McHenry, Jr. (attorney-at-law, Washington Loan and Trust Co. building).

[1897] Thomas D. Pryor (conductor).

[1898] Alfred C. Hawley; Harriet E. Hawley.

[1899] W. H. Estey (teller, Sergeant-at-Arms, House of Representatives); Susie Poindexter (domestic).

[1900] Wilbur H. Estey (teller).

[1903] George T. Dietz (stenographer); Philip Hicks (waiter); Jacob J. Membert (machinist).

[1905] George T. Dietz (stenographer)/

[1906] Jacob J. Membert (Navy Yard); Francis J. Rogers (Navy Yard).

[1908] T. J. Connington (Navy Yard); Jacob J. Membert (Navy Yard).

[1909] Jacob J. Membert (Navy Yard).

[1912] Jacob J. Membert (Navy Yard).

[1913] Jacob J. Membert (Navy Yard).

[1914] Jacob J. Membert (machinist, Navy Yard).

[1917] Jacob J. Membert.

[1920] Charles K. Membert (copyist, Navy Yard); Elvira Andrews.

[1921] Elvira Andrews (widow of Reuben Andrews).

[1922] Charles K. Membert (draughtsman, Navy Yard).

[1923] Mrs. Elvira Andrews.

[1925] Mrs. Elvira Andrews.

[1928] Mrs. Elvira Andrews.

[1932] Charles K. Membert.

[1934] Charles K. Membert.

[1936] Charles K. Membert.

[1956] Robert H. Wells.

[1967] Warren B. Burch (physician).

[1973] Warren B. Burch (physician).

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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 504 A in Boyd’s Directory

19 April 2015

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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 504 A Street, SE:

[1884] Byron C. Coon (clerk, Post Office).

[1885] Mary A. St. John (widow of John St. John); Abner F. Dunnington (topographer, Geological Survey).

[1886] James A. Dunnington (police); Abner F. Dunnington (topographer).

[1887] Edward B. Cook (carpenter); Abner F. Dunnington (topographer).

[1888] Abner F. Dunnington (clerk, Geological Survey); Edward B. Cook (carpenter).

[1889] Edward B. Cook (carpenter).

[1890] Edward B. Cook (carpenter); Abner F. Dunnington (topographer).

[1891] Bertha T. Baldwin; Margaret Bowles (domestic).

[1894] Samuel D. Luckett (Copp & Luckett); Cora L. Hubbard (domestic).

[1895] Samuel D. Luckett (Copp & Luckett).

[1896] Samuel D. Luckett (Copp & Luckett).

[1897] Rolandus R. Rhode (stairbuilder).

[1899] Belle S. Luckett.

[1903] Rachel Sparr (widow of James Sparr).

[1906] Samuel D. Luckett (Copp & Luckett).

[1912] Richard F. George (private secretary, House of Representatives).

[1914] George H. Dorsey (paperhanger).

[1916] George H. Dorsey (paperhanger); Louis F. Dorsey (window dresser); Malcolm C. Dorsey (clerk, J. F. Donohoe & Sons).

[1917] John Foley (machinist); Arthur B. Foster (patents, 500 Victor Building); George H. Dorsey.

[1919] George H. Dorsey (paperhanger); Margaret Scott (clerk).

[1920] George H. Dorsey.

[1925] George H. Dorsey.

[1923] George H. Dorsey.

[1928] George H. Dorsey.

[1932] George H. Dorsey (paperhanger).

[1934] George H. Dorsey.

[1936] George H. Dorsey.

[1956] Vacant.

[1967] Samuel B. Bledsoe.

[1973] Jefferson B. Hill.

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Burglary at 504 A St., SE (Edward Cook residence)

27 December 2013

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Washington Evening Star, 21 July 1887, p. 4.

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Washington Evening Star, 21 July 1887, p. 4.

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