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Residents of 512 A in Boyd’s Directory

15 May 2016

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[Originally posted 27 January 2014; revised 15 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 512 A Street, SE:

[1872] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1873] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office); Alvin Hartenstein (clerk).

[1875] George B. Harrison (Keilholtz & Harrison).

[1876] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1877] Alvin Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1878] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk).

[1879] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1881] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office); Alvin Hartenstein (clerk).

[1883] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1884] Alfred Hartenstein.

[1885] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1886] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1887] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1888] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1889] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1890] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, War Department).

[1891] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, War Department).

[1892] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, War Department).

[1893] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, War Department).

[1894] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, War Department).

[1896] Joseph F. Eckhert (lithographer).

[1898] Joseph F. Eckhert (lithographer, Geological Survey).

[1900] Joseph F. Eckert (Geological Survey).

[1903] Florence R. Benedict (teacher); George W. Tayman (superintendent).

[1904] George W. Tayman (management).

[1905] George W. Tayman (insurance agent).

[1906] John C. Hesse (Pension Office); George W. Tayman (clerk).

[1907] Michael F. Gallagher (physician); Catherine M. Gallagher (clerk auditor, War Department).

[1908] Michael F. Gallagher (physician); Catherine M. Gallagher (clerk auditor, War Department).

[1909] Frank N. Gallagher (physician); Michael F. Gallagher (physician); Catherine M. Gallagher (clerk auditor, War Department).

[1910] Michael F. Gallagher (physician).

[1911] Catherine M. Gallagher (widow of Michael F. Gallagher).

[1912] Catherine M. Gallagher (clerk auditor, War Department); Mark L. Kilbourne (actor).

[1913] Russell M. MacLennan (correspondent).

[1914] George E. Knapp (private secretary, Hon. J. W. Good).

[1915] Samuel S. C. Chilcote (clerk, Senate; rooms); Edith H. Day (clerk, Woodword & Lothrop; rooms).

[1916] Harry A. Hite (roofer).

[1917] Harry A. Hite (roofer).

[1920] J. H. Roberts.

[1921] Maude Krams (clerk; rooms).

[1923] John W. Watts (skilled helper, Bureau of Engraving and Printing; rooms).

[1923] Merhle Devine (painter; rooms).

[1925] John Watts.

[1928] Virginian [sic] Verlander.

[1932] George Kirchner.

[1934] John C. Carr.

[1936] Clarence E. Stanford.

[1956] Philip Kronheim.

[1967] [Under construction.]

[1973] Eugene Nolan.

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Residents of 510 A in Boyd’s Directory

15 May 2016

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[Originally posted 27 January 2014; revised 15 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 510 A Street, SE:

[1909] Henry A. Hesse (Civil Service); John C. Hesse (clerk, War Department); John Hess (police).

[1911] Henry A. Hesse (examiner).

[1912] Henry A. Hesse (Civil Service).

[1913] Henry A. Hesse (Civil Service).

[1914] Millard F. Alley (clerk, C. D. Alley, grocer); Henry A. Hesse.

[1916] Henry A. Hesse (chief, examination division, Civil Service); Marion Hesse (skilled laborer, Department of Agriculture).

[1917] Henry A. Hesse.

[1919] Henry A. Hesse (chief of division); Madelaine Hesse (teacher); G. Bruce Gilbert (U.S. Army, rooms).

[1922] Henry A. Hesse (chief of division, Civil Servant Commission); Madaline G. Hesse (teacher).

[1923] Henry A. Hesse.

[1925] Henry A. Hesse.

[1928] Henry A. Hesse.

[1932] Henry A. Hesse.

[1934] Henry A. Hesse.

[1936] Henry A. Hesse.

[1956] Frank Holocek.

[1967] Alex N. Doudoumopoulos.

[1973] Alex N. Doudoumopoulos.

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Residents of 508 A in Boyd’s Directory

3 May 2016

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[Originally posted 27 January 2014; revised 3 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 508 A Street, SE:

[1871] John C. Hesse (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1873] John C. Hesse (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1875] John C. Hesse (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1876] John C. Hesse (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1877] John C. Hesse (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1878] John C. Hesse (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1879] John C. Hesse (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1881] John C. Hesse (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1885] John C. Hesse (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1887] John C. Hesse (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1888] John C. Hesse (clerk).

[1889] John C. Hesse (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

]1891] Edward [sic] B. Hesse (clerk); John C. Hesse (clerk, War Department).

[1892] Edwin Hesse (stenographer); John C. Hesse (clerk, War Department).

[1893] Edwin B. Hesse (stenographer and typewriter); John C. Hesse (clerk, War Department).

[1894] Edwin B. Hesse (clerk, police headquarters); John C. Hesse (clerk).

[1895] Edwin B. Hesse (clerk, police headquarters); John C. Hesse (clerk).

[1896] Edwin B. Hesse (clerk, Fire Department); John C. Hesse (clerk, War Department).

[1897] Edwin B. Hesse (clerk, Fire Department); John C. Hesse (clerk, War Department).

[1898] Edwin B. Hesse (clerk, Fire Department); John C. Hesse (clerk, War Department).

[1900] Edwin B. Hesse (clerk, Metropolitan Police); John C. Hesse (clerk, War Department).

[1903] John C. Hesse (chief of division, War Department).

[1905] John C. Hesse (chief of division, War Department.)

[1906] George [sic] C. Hesse (chief of division, War Department).

[1908] John C. Hesse (chief of division, War Department).

[1914] Not listed.

[1917] Not listed.

[1925] Not listed.

[1928] Not listed.

[1932] Not listed.

[1934] Not listed.

[1936] Not listed.

[1956] Not listed.

[1967] Mrs. Marjorie Hendricks.

[1973] Mrs. Marjorie Hendricks.

 

 

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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 503 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 503 A Street, SE:

[1877] John Fisher (waiter).

[1882] Samuel M. Wilcox (clerk, Pension Office).

[1883] Samuel M. Wilcox (clerk, Pension Office).

[1884] Samuel M. Wilcox (clerk, Pension Office).

[1885] Samuel M. Wilcox (clerk, Pension Office).

[1887] John C. Hesse (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office); Samuel M. Wilcox (clerk, Pension Office).

[1888] Samuel M. Wilcox (clerk, Pension Office).

[1889] Samuel M. Wilcox (clerk, Pension Office).

[1890] Samuel M. Wilcox (clerk, Pension Office).

[1891] Samuel M. Wilcox (clerk, Pension Office).

[1892] Samuel M. Wilcox (clerk, Pension Office).

[1893] Samuel M. Wilcox (clerk, Pension Office).

[1894] Samuel M. Wilcox (clerk, Pension Office).

[1895] Samuel M. Wilcox (clerk, Pension Office).

[1897] Samuel M. Wilcox (clerk, Pension Office).

[1898] Samuel M. Wilcox (clerk, Pension Office).

[1899] Samuel M. Wilcox (clerk, Pension Office).

[1900] Samuel M. Wilcox (clerk, Pension Office).

[1903] Robert A. W. McKeldin.

[1904] Robert A. W. McKeldin (clerk, War Department).

[1905] Robert A. W. McKeldin (physician).

[1906] Robert A. W. McKeldin; William R. Rodenberger (clerk, Capitol).

[1907] Robert A. W. McKeldin (physician); William R. Rodenberger (clerk, Capitol).

[1908] Caroline A. Mack (widow of Frederick Mack); Nellie M. Mack (teacher).

[1911] Caroline A. Mack (widow of Frederick Mack); Nellie M. Mack (teacher).

[1912] Caroline A. Mack (widow of Frederick Mack); Nellie M. Mack (principal).

[1914] Charles W. Bland (notary); James Trimble (bookkeeper, boards).

[1915] Mary Doyle.

[1916] Charles W. Bland (notary); James Trimble (accountant).

[1917] Charles W. Bland (notary).

[1919] Charles W. Bland (notary).

[1920] Mrs. Jane T. Bland.

[1923] Mrs. Mary T. Gaddis.

[1925] Mrs. Mary T. Gaddis.

[1928] Mary T. Gaddis.

[1932] Clement V. Poland.

[1934] Mrs. Anna Smith.

[1936] Francis E. Knott.

[1956] John S. Poole (contractor).

[1967] Paul Nolan.

[1973] Paul Nolan.

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Residents of 500 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 500 A Street, SE:

[1872] John H. Carmiencke (clerk, Advocate-General’s Office); Michael A. Dillon (clerk); Dr. Lawrence Wilson.

[1873] Michael A. Dillon (clerk).

[1875] David H. Goodno (clerk, Land Office); Charles Goodno.

[1877] David H. Goodno (clerk).

[1878] David H. Goodno (clerk).

[1879] David H. Goodno (clerk).

[1880] Amelia Queen (servant).

[1881] David H. Goodno (clerk, Patent Office).

[1882] William W. Chase (machinist); David H. Goodno (clerk, General Land Office).

[1883] David H. Goodno (clerk, General Land Office).

[1884] David H. Goodno (clerk, General Land Office).

[1885] David H. Goodno (clerk, General Land Office); William Chase (machinist); Maria Taylor (cook).

[1886] Maria Taylor (servant).

[1887] William W. Chase (machinist); David H. Goodno (clerk, General Land Office).

[1888] David H. Goodno (clerk, General Land Office); William W. Chase (conductor).

[1889] David H. Goodno (clerk, General Land Office); William W. Chase (machinist); Maria Taylor (servant).

[1890] William W. Chase (machinist).

[1891] Ann M. Taylor (domestic); William W. Chase (machinist); David H. Goodno (clerk, General Land Office).

[1892] William W. Chase (machinist); David H. Goodno (clerk, General Land Office); Maria Taylor (domestic).

[1893] William W. Chase (machinist); David H. Goodno (clerk, General Lane Office).

[1894] Richard F. Jones (salesman); William C. Simpson (salesman).

[1895] Richard F. Jones (clerk).

[1896] William F. Hart (clerk).

[1898] Nettie Cross (Bureau of Printing); Denetta L. Cross (Bureau of Printing); Louis Green (clerk); William Brashears (grocer).

[1899] William B. Brashears (clerk); Louis Green (clerk).

[1900] Boyce, Mabel E. (clerk); William B. Brashears (clerk); Louis L. Green (clerk).

[1902] Samuel U. King (machinist).

[1903] Harry A. Severn (machinist); James S. Severn (machinist).

[1905] Robert J. Fitch (messenger); T. R. Davis (machinist).

[1906] Thomas R. Davis (machinist); Marion D. Finch (carrier, Post Office); Robert J. Fitch (messenger); Reed K. Middleton (Navy Yard).

[1907] Marion D. Finch (carrier, Post Office); J. Louis Bixler (clerk. Commerce and Labor Department); Harry W. Kelley (machinist).

[1909] J. Lewis [sic] Bixler (Commerce and Labor Department); John N. Bixler (Pension Office).

[1910] J. Louis Bixler (Commerce and Labor Department); John N. Bixler (clerk, Pension Office).

[1911] J. Louis Bixler (Bureau of Immigration); John N. Bixler (Pension Office); John C. Hesse (division chief, War Department).

[1912] J. Louis Bixler (Commerce and Labor Department); John N. Bixler (clerk, Pension Office).[1913] J. Louis Bixler (Commerce and Labor Department).

[1914] J. Louis Bixler.

[1915] J. Louis Bixler (clerk, Department of Labor).

[1916] J. Louis Bixler (clerk, Department of Labor).

[1917] J. Louis Bixler.

[1919] J. Louis Bixler (assistant chief clerk, Department of Labor).

[1920] J. Louis Bixler.

[1921] J. Louis Bixler (examiner, Department of Labor); Mary E. Bixler (clerk).

[1923] J. Louis Bixler (examiner, Department of Labor).

[1925] J. Louis Bixler.

[1928] J. Louis Bixler.

[1932] J. Louis Bixler.

[1934] J. Louis Bixler.

[1936] Fred Andre.

[1956] William J. Greer.

[1967] Mrs. Mary E. Greer.

[1973] Vacant.

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Henry Hesse: 1920 census

27 December 2015

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Federal census, 1920, 510 A Street, S.E., Washington, D.C.

  • Henry A. Hesse, head, owns, 52 married, b. in D.C., father b. in Germany, mother b. in N.Y., assistant chief assistant, Civil Service Commission.
  • Louise G. Hesse, wife, 51, b. in Penn., father b. in Penn., mother b. in Scotland.
  • Madeline Hesse, daughter, 23, single, b. in D.C., father b. in D.C., mother b. in Penn., teacher, public school.
  • John Hesse, son, 15, b. in D.C., father b. in D.C., mother b. in Penn.
  • G. Bruce Gilbert, son-in-law, 29, married, b. in Tex./Va., father b. in U.S.A., mother b. Scotland, U.S. Agriculture [Department?].
  • Marion E. Gilbert, daughter, 24, married, b. in D.C., father b. in D.C., mother b. in Penn., clerk, Children’s Bureau.
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Henry Hesse: 1930 census

24 December 2015

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Federal census, 1930, 510 A Street, S.E., Washington, D.C.

  • Henry A. Hesse, head, owns ($9,500), 61, first marriage at 22, b. in D.C., father b. in Germany, mother b. in N.Y., division chief, U.S. Government.
  • Louise G. Hesse, wife, 60 , first marriage at 21, b. in Penn., father b. in Penn., mother b. in Scotland.
  • Marion C. Hesse, daughter, 34, single, b. in D.C., father b. in D.C., mother b. in Penn., clerk, U.S. government.
  • Madaline G. Hesse, daughter, 32, single, b. in D.C., father b. in D.C., mother b. in Penn., teacher, school.
  • Margaret L. Gordon, mother-in-law, 82, widow, first marriage at 19, b. in Scotland, parents b. in Scotland.
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Edwin Hesse: 1930 census

24 December 2015

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Federal census, 1930, 506 A Street, S.E., Washington, D.C.

  • Edwin B. Hesse, head, owns ($15,000), 58, married, first marriage at 28, b. in D.C., father b. in Germany, mother b. in N.Y.
  • Pamela Hesse, wife, 50 first marriage at 20, b. in Ky., father b. in Ireland, mother b. in Ky.
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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 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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Building permits

11 April 2015

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The following list is adapted from a summary of Capitol Hill building permits created by the Capitol Hill Restoration Society.


Unidentified A Street address

22′ x 28′ brick dwelling, permit no. 2020, 4 April 1879. Estimated cost: $2,200. Owner: Madison Davis.

301 A St., SE

56′ x 73′ brick church, permit no. 126, 19 July 1888. Estimated cost: $20,000. Owner: St. Mark’s Church, Trustees. Architect: T. Buckler Ghequier. Builder: W. H. C. Thompson.

304 A St., SE

18′ x 30′ brick and stone dwelling, permit no. 185, 13 July 1909. Estimated cost: $5,000. Owner: D. J. Murphy. Architect: L. Norris. Builder: D. J. Murphy.

306 A St., SE

18′ x 30′ brick and stone dwelling, permit no. 185, 13 July 1909. Estimated cost: $5,000. Owner and builder: D. J. Murphy. Architect: L. Norris.

312 A St., SE

19′ x 34′ brick and stone dwelling, permit no. 360, 9 September 1898. Estimated cost: $3,500. Owner: Gershom Bradford. Architect and builder: James M. York & Son.

314 A St., SE

23′ x 26′ brick dwelling, permit no. 252, 5 August 1885. Estimated cost: $8,000. Owners: Mrs. M. Davis and Mrs. Ruff. Architect: Emil S. Friedrich. Builder: John H. Edelin.

316 A St., SE

23′ x 26′ brick dwelling, permit no. 252, 5 August 1885. Estimated cost: $8,000. Owners: Mrs. M. Davis and Mrs. Ruff. Architect: Emil S. Friedrich. Builder: John H. Edelin.

317 A St., SE

22′ x 28′ brick dwelling, permit no. 1519, 30 October 187 [incomplete number]. Estimated cost: $1,500. Owner: Hugh McCaffrey.

318 A St., SE

[This entry is partly illegible.] Brick private garage, permit no. 787. Owner: Charles Shelton. Architect: William B. Shelton.

320 A St., SE

19′ x 28′ brick dwelling, permit no. 3638, 21 February 1912. Estimated cost: $3,000. Owner: Julia A. Chase. Architect: B. B. Adams. Builder: William S. Spencer.

322 A St., SE

21′ x 31′ brick dwelling, permit no. 180, 28 July 1899. Estimated cost: $6,000. Owner: J. N. Avery. Architect: Edward Woltz. Builder, J. C. Yost.

323 A St., SE

20′ x 28′ brick dwelling permit no. 1418, 10 October 187 [incomplete number]. Estimated cost: $2,000. Owner: Henderson Fowler.

325 A St., SE

22′ x 28′ brick dwelling, permit no. 856, 3 July 1878. Estimated cost: $3,200. Owner: Hugh McCaffrey.

327 A St., SE

22′ x 28′ brick dwelling, permit no. 856, 3 July 1878. Estimated cost: $3,200. Owner: Hugh McCaffrey.

329 A St., SE

24′ x 28′ brick dwelling and store, permit no. 215, 29 July 1885. Estimated cost: $2,000. Owner: George W. Barnes.

400 A St., SE

21′ x 40′ brick dwelling, permit no.2391, 18 May 1887. Estimated cost: $4,000. Owner: H. P. Godwin.

402 A St., SE

21′ x 40′ brick dwelling, permit no. 2390, 18 May 1887. Estimated cost: $3, 000. Owner: F. A. Wood.

404 A St., SE

21′ x 34′ brick dwelling, permit no. 453, 25 August 1892. Estimated cost: $10,000. Owner and builder: N. Hilliard. Architect: N. T. Haller.

405 A St., SE

17′ x 32′ brick dwelling, permit no. 827, 23 November 188 [incomplete number]. Estimated cost: $9,000. Owner, architect, and builder: Charles W. King.

406 A St., SE

21′ x 34′ brick dwelling, permit no. 453, 25 August 1892. Estimated cost: $10,000. Owner and builder: N. Hilliard. Architect: N. T. Haller.

407 A St., SE

17′ x 32′ brick dwelling, permit no. 827, 23 November 188 [incomplete number]. Estimated cost: $9,000. Owner, architect, and builder: Charles W. King.

408 A St., SE

23′ x 63′ brick dwelling, permit no. 1878, 4 April 1892. Estimated cost: $8,500. Owner: Mary L. Hill. Architect: N. T. Haller. Builder: John H. Nolan.

409 A St., SE

17′ x 32′ brick dwelling, permit no. 827, 23 November 188 [incomplete number]. Estimated cost: $9,000. Owner, architect, and builder: Charles W. King.

410 A St., SE

19′ x 45′ brick dwelling, permit no. 1008, 24 November 190 [incomplete number]. Estimated cost: $3,500. Owner: Henry E. Tripp. Architect: John Webster.

411 A St., SE

31 x 32 brick dwelling, permit no. 1203, 3 December 1891. Estimated cost: $4,000. Owner, architect, and builder: F. S. Obold.

413 A St., SE

16′ x 32′ brick dwelling, permit no. 641, 17 September 1889. Estimated cost: $7,000. Owner: Dr. J. W. Bayne. Architect: T. Franklin Schneider. Builder: W. F. Kirby & Brothers.

415 A St., SE

16′ x 32′ brick dwelling, permit no. 641, 17 September 1889. Estimated cost: $7,000. Owner: Dr. J. W. Bayne. Architect: T. Franklin Schneider. Builder: W. F. Kirby & Brothers.

417 A St., SE

20′ x 36′ brick dwelling, permit no. 366, 15 August 1892. Estimated cost: $5,200. Owner: J. W. Bayne. Architect: T. Franklin Schneider. Builder: S. J. Prescott.

503 A St., SE

18′ x 57′ brick dwelling, permit no. 225, 17 August 1880. Estimated cost: $6,600. Owners: Sarah J. Ruff and Virginia Davis. Architect: J. L. Schaffert.

504 A St., SE

22′ x 58′ brick dwelling, permit no. 805, 31 January 1883. Estimated cost: $2,500. Owner: Bernard Kernan.

505 A St., SE

18′ x 57′ brick dwelling, permit no. 225, 17 August 1880. Estimated cost: $6,600. Owners: Sarah J. Ruff and Virginia Davis. Architect: J. L. Schaffert.

506 A St., SE

21′ x 58′ brick dwelling, permit no. 282, 26 July 1906. Estimated cost: $10,000. Owner: John C. Hesse. Architect: W. S. Plager. Builder: George W. Barkman.

507 A St., SE

19′ x 45′ brick dwelling, permit no. 1858, 26 May 1885. Estimated cost: $2,000. Owner: F. McLean. Architect: Rhodes and Simms.

509 A St., SE

15′ x 30′ brick dwelling, permit no. 351, 2 August 1887. Estimated cost: $6,000. Owner: Thomas B. Marche. Architect: Oliver Cox.

510 A St., SE

18′ x 30′ brick dwelling, permit no. 1979, 24 December 190 [incomplete number]. Estimated cost: $4,300. Owner: Henry A. Hesse. Architect: W. S. Plager. Builder: George W. Barkman.

511 A St., SE

15′ x 30′ brick dwelling, permit no. 351, 2 August 1887. Estimated cost: $6,000. Owner: Thomas B. Marche. Architect: Oliver Cox.

516 A St., SE

21′ x 31′ brick dwelling, permit no. 1045, 4 March 1880. Estimated cost: $4,000. Owner: B. D. Harrison.

518 A St., SE

21′ x 31′ brick dwelling, permit no. 1045, 4 March 1880. Estimated cost: $4,000. Owner: B. D. Harrison.

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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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John C. Hesse retires

7 September 2014

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Washington Post, 11 August 1920, p. 12.

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John C. Hesse: awarded Medal of Honor

7 September 2014

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Washington Post, 14 May 1905, p. F3.

[At various times Hesse lived at several addresses on A Street, SE: 503, 506, 508, and 510.]

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This document explains why and how the Medal of Honor was eventually withdrawn: Interments in the Historic Congressional Cemetery.

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Real estate transfer: Henry Hesse to John Hesse

9 May 2014

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“Real Estate Transfers.” Washington Evening Star, 27 November 1909, p. 11.

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Mrs. Edwin Hesse: death

23 March 2014

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Washington Evening Star, 30 July 1935, p. 7.

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Margaret Gordon: death

29 December 2013

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“Died.” Washington Post, 24 October 1933, p. 4.

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John Hesse: reckless driving

29 December 2013

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Washington Post, 20 March 1928, p. 13.

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