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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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George Dorsey: 1930 census

24 December 2015

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Federal census, 1930, 504 A Street, S.E., Washington, D.C.

  • George E. Dorsey, head, owns ($14,000), 66, first marriage at 23, b. in Md., parents b. in U.S.A., paperhanger, own shop.
  • Anna V. Dorsey, wife, 63, first marriage at 20, b. in Md., parents b. in Md.
  • Markham C. Dorsey, son, 41, widower, first marriage at 25, b. in D.C., parents b. in Md., clerk, real estate.
  • Helen L. Dorsey, granddaughter, 13, b. in D.C., parents b. in D.C.
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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 A Street in 1934

28 May 2015

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“Street and Avenue Guide,” Boyd’s Directory (1934).

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[Surnames: Clements, Ray, Miller, Beadle, Lambert, Hollinger, Allen, Payne, Wright, Shelton, Brand, Gannon, Hammer, Tappan, Draper, Herold, Donnelly, Kasofsky, Hood, Peterson, West, Smith, Nolan, Membert, Forbes, Varrella, Royall, Jameson, Tripp, Sewell, Kerby, Sandidge, McMullen, Bolvin, Hodges, Hodson, Bixler, McGarvey, Smith, Dorsey, Quade, Hesse, McLean, Rowles, Castle, Carr, Hartley, Bass, Ladd, O’Connell, Ennis, Phillips.]

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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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Residents of A Street in 1936

14 April 2015

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“Street and Avenue Guide,” Boyd’s Directory (1936).

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[Surnames: Clements, Ray, Miller, Beadle, Lambert, Hollinger, Allen, Payne, Wright, Trotter, Brand, Gannon, Hammer, Tappan, Draper, Taylor, Herold, Donnelly, Brill, Hood, Cartright, Smith, Hilliard, Membert, Davis, Forbes, Varrella, Royall, Jameson, Hensinger, Sewell, Kerby, Embrie, Bradley, Edmonds, Jenkins, Hodges, Morgan, Milner, Andre, McGarvey, Knott, Dorsey, Quade, Hess, Whittlesey, McLean, Rowles, Hesse, Castle, Stanford, Hartley, Schoeb, Ladd, O’Connell, Warren, Swaim.]
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Residents of A Street in 1932

14 April 2015

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“Street and Avenue Guide,” Boyd’s Directory (1932).

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[Surnames: Clements, Ray, Miller, Beadle, Lambert, Sheedy, Hollinger, Allen, Payne, Wright, Shelton, Brand, Ward, Hammer, Tappan, Draper, Herold, Donnelly, Kasofsky, Hood, West, Smith, Nolan, Membert, Forbes, Eubank, Royall, Jameson, Tripp, Sewell, Kerby, Brooking, Shuman, Limerick, Jenkins, Hodges, Elliott, Taylor, Bixler, McGarvey, Poland, Dorsey, Castle, Hesse, McLean, Richards, Steele, Kirchner, Hartley, Bass, Ladd, O’Connell, Fee, Burgess.]

 

 

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Residents of A Street in 1923

14 April 2015

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Street and Avenue Guide, Boyd’s Directory (1923).

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[Surnames: Clements, Mattingly, Smith, Morgan, Trumbo, Higgins, Beadle, Steele, Lambert, Lyons, Allen, Bragdon, Wright, Jones, Schroeder, Brand, Kane, Jackson, Bohrer, McCarthy, Tappan, Draper, Taylor, Herold, Donnelly, Weedon, Bedell, Orndoff, Hilliard, Andrews, Forbes, Royall, Graves, Tripp, Ratcliffe, Kerby, Simms, Schuman, Brown, Hodges, Taylor, Bixler, Miller, Gaddis, Dorsey, Gordon, Hesse, McLean, Marche, Richards, Risler, Watts, Hartley, Vought, Ladd, Taylor, Reidy.]

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Residents of A Street in 1928

14 April 2015

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Street and Avenue Guide, Boyd’s Directory (1928).

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[Surnames: Clements, Ray, Miller, Beadle, Lambert, Hollinger, Allen, Bragdon, Jones, Shelton, Brand, Stewart, Williams, Bohrer, McCarthy, Tappan, Draper, Taylor, Gleason, Donnelly, Hood, Morrow, Bischoff, Hilliard, Andrew, Forbes, Haynie, Royall, Smith, Tripp, Ratcliffe, Kerby, Simms, Shuman, Leonard, Graham, Hodes, Bates, Taylor, Bixler, Smith, Gaddis, Dorsey, Gordon, Hesse, Dieste, McLean, Marche, Castle, Verlander, Hartley, Fee, Ladd, O’Connell, Burgess]

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Residents of A Street in 1914

10 April 2015

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Street and Avenue Guide, Boyd’s Directory (1914), p. 1434.

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Residents of A Street in 1917

10 April 2015

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Street and Avenue Guide, Boyd’s Directory (1917), p. 1332.

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Residents of A Street in 1923

9 April 2015

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Street and Avenue Guide, Boyd’s Directory (1923), p. 1706.

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[Surnames: Clements, Mattingly, Booth, Lamb, Trumbo, Higgins, Beadle, Lambert, Dahlman, Davis, DeCourcy, Krowl, Schroeder, Allen, McCarthy, Tappan, McKnight, Draper, Herold, Donnelly, Weedon, Bedell, Washer, Hilliard, Andrews, Forbes, Browner, Royall, Tripp, Ratchliffe, Kerby, Simms, Shuman, Brown, Hodges, Taylor, Bixler, Colman, Gaddis, Dorsey, Gordon, Hesse, McLean, White, Hesse, Risler, Watts, Hartley, Keirle, Ladd, Pannill, Grubbs, Schaefer.]

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Residents of A Street in 1920

9 April 2015

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Street and Avenue Guide, Boyd’s Directory (1920), p. 1590.

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Lucy Dorsey: death

30 April 2014

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“Deaths in the District.” Washington Evening Star, 25 February 1908, p. 7.

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Sale of property: Luckett to Dorsey

26 December 2013

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“Real Estate Transfers.” Washington Evening Star, 21 May 1913, p. 16.

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Lewis Dorsey: auto license

20 December 2013

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“Automobile Licenses.” Washington Sunday Star, 29 October 1916, p. 53.

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George Dorsey: auto accident

18 December 2013

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Washington Sunday Star, 23 May 1920, p. 2.

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Helen Dorsey: marriage license

17 December 2013

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“Applications for Marriage Licenses.” Washington Post, 19 July 1941, p. 21.

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