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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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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 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 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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Residents of A Street in 1956

28 May 2015

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“Street and Avenue Guide,” Boyd’s Directory (1956).

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[Surnames: Clements, Quade, Drikill, Richards, Dulin, Hollinger, Allen, Roberts, Wall, Brandhove, Buck, Lindholm, Tappan, Draper, Shapley, Grant, Price, White, Smith, Cole, Wells, Padgett, Krolinowski, Connon, Sikeyev, Guyol, Thompson, Bryant, Kinney, Kreitzer, Gilmore, Hodges, Covey, Greer, Burton, Poole, Heller, Brown, Davidson, Bixler, Dyer, Holocek, Mauro, Kronheim, Hartley, Paige, Ladd, O’Connell, O’Donnell, Waple.]

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Allen home: wedding

3 July 2014

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“In the World of Society.” Washington Evening Star, 15 April 1912, p. 7.

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Edwin Hesse: estate

27 December 2013

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Washington Post, 10 December 1936, p. X17.

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Jerusha Davidson: death

9 December 2013

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Washington Post, 29 March 1915, p. 3.

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Albert Davidson: divorce

7 December 2013

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“District Court News.” Washington Post, 9 June 1915, p. 14.

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