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400 block, south side (DCHistoryQuest)

15 January 2017

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The following notes are taken from DCHistoryQuest, “an interactive GIS map that provides historical data on approximately 127,000 extant buildings in Washington, D.C.” To save space, I have deleted lines that are left blank. Please keep in mind that if no building permit is cited, the construction date is usually conjectural.


405 A STREET SE

Contributing Yes
Square — 0818
Lot — 0825
Year Built — 1883
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0827
Permit Date — November 22, 1883
Original Owner — King, Chas. W.
Architect — King, Chas. W.
Builder — King, Chas. W.
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $9,000.00
Qty Built — 3
Permit Note — plans on file
Microfilm Roll — 0076
Width — 17
Depth — 32
Stories — 2
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — pressed brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin


407 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0818
Lot — 0024
Year Built — 1883
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0827
Permit Date — November 22, 1883
Original Owner — King, Chas. W.
Architect — King, Chas. W.
Builder — King, Chas. W.
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $9,000.00
Qty Built — 3
Permit Note — plans on file
Microfilm Roll — 0076
Width — 17
Depth — 32
Stories — 2
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — pressed brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin


409 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0818
Lot — 0025
Year Built — 1883
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0827
Permit Date — November 22, 1883
Original Owner — King, Chas. W.
Architect — King, Chas. W.
Builder — King, Chas. W.
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $9,000.00
Qty Built — 3
Permit Note — plans on file
Microfilm Roll — 0076
Width — 17
Depth — 32
Stories — 2
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — pressed brick
Stone Type
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin


411 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0818
Lot — 0814
Year Built — 1891
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 1203
Permit Date December 2, 1891
Original Owner — Obold, F. S.
Architect — Obold, F. S.
Builder — Obold, F. S.
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $4,000.00
Qty Built — 1
Microfilm Roll — 0157
Width — 31
Depth — 32
Stories — 2
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — pressed brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin


413 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0818
Suffix
Lot — 0823
Year Built 1889
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0641
Permit Date — September 16, 1889
Original Owner — Bayne, J. W., Dr.
Architect — Schneider, T. Franklin
Builder — Kirby (W. F.) & Bro.
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $7,000.00
Qty Built — 2
Permit Note — plans on file
Microfilm Roll — 0130
Width — 16
Depth — 32
Stories — 2
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — pressed brick
Roof Type — mansard
Roof Material — tin & slate


415 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0818
Lot — 0822
Year Built — 1889
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0641
Permit Date — September 16, 1889
Original Owner — Bayne, J. W., Dr.
Architect — Schneider, T. Franklin
Builder — Kirby (W. F.) & Bro.
Material — brick
Purpose — welling
Est’d Cost — $7,000.00
Qty Built — 2
Permit Note — plans on file
Microfilm Roll — 0130
Width — 16
Depth — 32
Stories — 2
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — pressed brick
Roof Type — mansard
Roof Material — tin & slate


417 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0818
Lot — 0027
Year Built — 1892
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0366
Permit Date — August 14, 1892
Original Owner — Bayne, J. W.
Architect — Schneider, T. Franklin
Builder — Prescott, S. J.
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost $ — 5,200.00
Qty Built — 1
Microfilm Roll — 0166
Width — 20
Depth 36
Stories — 3
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — pressed brick
Roof Type — mansard
Roof Material — tin & slate
Heat — stove(s)

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Residents of 304 A in Boyd’s Directory

6 August 2016

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[Originally posted 3 February 2014; 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 304 A Street, SE:

[1872] William M. Stanford (carpenter).

[1875] Samuel Stafford [sic] (carpenter).

[1876] William M. Stanford (carpenter).

[1877] William M. Stanford (carpenter).

[1878] William M. Stanford (carpenter).

[1879] William M. Stanford (carpenter).

[1880] William M. Stanford (carpenter).

[1881] William M. Stanford (carpenter).

[1882] William M. Stanford (carpenter).

[1885] Edward H. Stanford (clerk): William M. Stanford (clerk).

[1886] William M. Stanford (carpenter).

[1887] Samuel J. Thomas (carpenter).

[1888] James Hughes (bricklayer).

[1890] John L. King (machinist).

[1892] John L. King (machinist).

[1893] John L. King (machinist).

[1894] Charles H. Fernald (surveyor).

[1895] William J. Travers (stairbuilder).

[1897] James Finnegan (police captain); Mary A. Johnson.

[1898] Charles J. Stoddard (Pension Office).

[1903] Ida Bitz (bookbinder); James L. Stoddard (clerk).

[1911] Newton B. Wade (Department of Agriculture).

[1912] Charles F. Brown (Interstate Commerce); Jesse Gall (Bureau of Printing).

[1913] Cabell H. Adams (contractor); Milton D. Harvey (clerk); Patrick Malone (police).

[1914] Patrick J. Malone.

[1915] Patrick J. Malone (Capitol Police).

[1917] Patrick J. Malone.

[1919] Annie E. Boarman (clerk, Department of Agriculture); Rowland Williamson (Library of Congress).

[1920] Wallace E. Mattingly (inspector); Rowland Williamson (Library of Congress).

[1922] Wallace E. Mattingly (inspector).

[1923] Wallace E. Mattingly.

[1925] George Mattingly.

[1928] Chesley H. Ray.

[1932] Chesley H. Ray.

[1934] Chesley H. Ray.

[1936] Chesley H. Ray.

[1956] Howard B. Quade.

[1967] (304a) John M. Brown. (304b) Jerry T. Donnell.

[1973] (304a) No return. (304b) Jerry T. Donnell.

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Residents of 518 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 518 A Street, SE:

[1881] Mary Evans (cook); Fanny Berry (widow of Thomas Berry).

[1881] Fanny Berry (widow of Thomas Berry); Mary Devlin (widow of John Devlin); Mary Evans (cook).

[1885] James M. King (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1887] James M. King (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1888] Rev. Owen M. Miller (pastor, East Capitol Street Baptist Church); Nettie L. King (widow of James M. King); Lavina K. Collins (widow of William W. Collins).

[1889] George F. Cunningham (machinist): James T. Cunningham (machinist); John T. Freeman (teacher).

[1890] Ann D. Davis (widow of Addison Davis); Addison L. Otterback (baggagemaster); Louise B. Otterback; William H. Otterback (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1891] Addison L. Otterback (conductor); Guy P. Otterback (clerk); Robert O. Otterback (lithographer); William H. Otterback (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1892] Edwin Frey (clerk); Theophilus Gaines (chief of division, 3rd auditor).

[1893] Fannie L. Berry (widow of Thomas B. Berry).

[1894] Fannie L. Berry (widow of Thomas B. Berry).

[1895] Fannie L. Berry (widow of Thomas B. Berry).

[1896] Mary A. Bryant (widow of Samuel H. Bryant); Fannie L. Berry (widow of Thomas B. Berry).

[1898] Fannie L. Berry (widow of Thomas Berry).

[1899] Fannie L. Berry (widow of Thomas Berry).

[1903] Fannie L. Berry (widow of Thomas B. Berry); Mary A. Bryant (widow of Samuel Bryant).

[1906] Grace A. Arth (clerk, Treasury Department); Hattie Arth (clerk); Joseph A. Arth (musician); Joseph F. Arth (druggist).

[1906] Grace A. Arth (clerk, Treasury Department); Hattie Arth (clerk); Joseph A. Arth (musician); Joseph F. Arth (druggist).

[1908] Grace A. Arth (clerk, Treasury Department); Joseph A. Arth (musician).

[1909] Claude R. Arth (clerk); Grace K. Arth (clerk); Joseph A. Arth (musician).

[1910] Archibald L. Arth (clerk); Claude R. Arth (stenographer); Grace A. Arth (clerk, Treasury Department); Henrietta Arth; Joseph A. Arth (musician); Joseph F. Arth (druggist).

[1911] Claude R. Arth (stenographer); Grace A. Arth (clerk, Treasury Department); Joseph A. Arth (musician).

[1913] Frank A. Schaefer (stenographer).

[1914] Frank A. Schaefer (clerk, boards); Harry M. Schaefer (page, boards); Michael D. Schaefer (chief clerk, construction and repair, Navy).

[1915] Frank A. Schaefer (salesman, Carnegie Steel Co.); Harry M. Schaeffer (clerk, House of Representatives).

[1916] Madeline Schaefer (bookkeeper, Underwood Typewriter Company); Michael D. Schaefer (chief clerk, construction and repair, Navy Department).

[1917] Anthony M. Schaefer (clerk, Merchants Bank); Michael D. Schaefer.

[1920] Anthony M. Schaefer (clerk); Edward Schaefer (page); Michael D. Schaefer.

[1922] Anthony M. Schaefer (clerk); Madeline Schaefer (stenographer).

[1923] Madeline V. Schaefer (clerk, Navy); Michael D. Schaefer.

[1925] Vacant.

[1928] Benjamin F. Burgess.

[1932] Benjamin F. Burgess.

[1934] Vacant.

[1936] Charles E. Swaim.

[1956] Mrs. Elizabeth B. Waple.

[1967] Mrs. Elizabeth B. Waple.

[1973] Robert I. Schramm.

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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 513 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 513 A Street, SE:

[1876] James M. King (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1877] James M. King (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1878] Lizzie E. Blood (clerk); Sarah Blood (widow of Horatio Blood).

[1879] Elizabeth E. Blood (clerk); Sarah Blood (widow of Horatio Blood).

[1880] James M. King (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1881] Elizabeth E. Blood (clerk); Sarah W. Blood.

[1882] Elizabeth E. Blood (clerk); Sarah W. Blood (widow of Horatio Blood).

[1883] Edgar DeS. Frasier (clerk, Census Bureau); Julius Fleishman (clerk, Census Bureau); James Cross (clerk).

[1884] Thomas E. Morgan (A. W. Morgan & Son); C. G. Boyce (widow of William Boyce).

[1885] Lena Johnson (servant); John W. Brown, clerk, Adjutant General’s Office).

[1886] Stannie Howard (servant); Charles W. Tabler.

[1888] Charles W. Tabler (clerk); J. Harry Tabler.

[1889] Charles W. Tabler (clerk); J. Harry Tabler; John W. Fite (printer); George S. Donnell (stationery clerk, office of the Clerk of the House of Representatives); Ormsby B. Thomas (member of Congress).

[1891] Rice W. Hooe (bailiff, Police Court); Rebecca Dangerfield.

[1893] Rice W. Hooe (bailiff, Police Court); Josiah W. Shaw (clerk, Pension Office).

[1894] Josiah W. Shaw (clerk); Josiah Shaw (clerk).

[1895] Josiah W. Shaw (clerk, Pension Office); Josiah Shaw (clerk).

[1896] Josiah W. Shaw (clerk, Pension Office).

[1897] John B. Peyton (clerk); Lucien B. Peyton (clerk).

[1898] Clara V. Trow; Gordon W. Trow (notary).

[1899] Clara V. Trow (teacher); Gordon W. Trow (clerk, District Commission).

[1900] Earl R. Baxter (printer); Charles E. Capehart (messenger); Charles E. Steuven (watchman).

[1902] William B. Hartley (W. B. Hartley & Son); William P. Hartley (W. B. Hartley & Son).

[1903] William B. Hartley (W. B. Hartley & Son); William P. Hartley (W. B. Hartley & Son); John Hawkins (clerk); John Hawkins (clerk).

[1905] W. B. Hartley (broker); William P. Hartley (clerk); John Hawkins (engineer).

[1906] Eunice F. Hartley (Government Printing Office); Eunice Hawkins (widow of John Hawkins).

[1908] Eunice F. Hartley (Government Printing Office); William B. Hartley (merchandise broker and manufacturers’ agent); Eunice P. Hawkins (widow of John Hawkins).

[1909] William B. Hartley (merchandise broker and manufacturers’ agent); William P. Hardley (advertising agent); Eunice E. Hawkins (widow of John Hawkins).

[1910] William B. Hartley (merchandise broker and manufacturers’ agent); William P. Hartley (solicitor); Eunice F. Hartley (Government Printing Office).

[1911] William P. Hartley (solicitor); Eunice E. Hawkins (widow of John Hawkins).

[1912] Eunice E. Hawkins (widow of John Hawkins); Eunice F. Hartley (Government Printing Office); William B. Harley (merchandise broker and manufacturers’ agent).

[1913] Emma F. Hartley (clerk); Eunice F. Hartley (Government Printing Office); Dorothea S. Hartley; William B. Hartley (merchandise broker and manufacturers; agent); Eunice E. Hawkins (widow of John Hawkins).

[1914] William B. Hartley; Eunice F. Hartley (Government Printing Office, boards); Eunice E. Hawkins (widow of John Hawkins, boards).

[1915] Eunice F. Hartley (skilled laborer, Government Printing Office); Eunice E. Hawkins (widow of John Hawkins).

[1916] Eunice F. Hartley (skilled laborer, Government Printing Office).

[1917] William B. Hartley.

[1919] William B. Hartley (merchandise broker).

[1920] William B. Hartley (merchandise broker); Eunice F. Hartley (clerk, Government Printing Office); Eunice E. Hawkins (widow of John Hawkins); Julia Washington.

[1921] William B. Hartley (merchandise broker).

[1922] Eunice F. Hartley (skilled laborer, Government Printing Office); Sara D. Hartley (clerk (Treasury Department).

[1923] William B. Hartley; Eunice F. Hartley (helper, Government Printing Office); Eunice E. Hawkins (widow of John Hawkins).

[1925] William B. Hartley.

[1928] Eunice F. Hartley.

[1932] Eunice F. Hartley.

[1934] Eunice F. Hartley.

[1936] Eunice F. Hartley.

[1956] S. Dorothea Hartley.

[1967] Robert E. Bauman.

[1973] Vacant.

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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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Residents of 323 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 323 A Street, SE:

[1881] Eward Middleton (Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy); Francis Woodman (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1882] George Hickenlooper (clerk, Paymaster General’s Office); Sarah Mason (servant).

[1883] James W. Somerville (Thomas Somerville & Sons).; Marcus L. Donohue (clerk).

[1884] Edward Horn (cabinetmaker); Laura Horn (dressmaker); L. J. Kavanagh (clerk, Signal Office).

[1885] David A. Roe (gunner).

[1886] David Rose; Frederick Roe (machinist).

[1887] David A. Roe.

[1888] Frederick R. Wallace (bookkeeper).

[1889] Frederick R. Wallace (clerk).

[1890] Cecilia Schriver (servant); Frederick R. Wallace (clerk); May S. Ashby.

[1891] Louis A. Frey (clerk).

[1892] Annie M. Prescott (clerk, Census Office).

[1893] Annie M. Prescott (clerk, Census Office).

[1894] Heber Gerow (manager); John R. Young (salesman).

[1895] Edward K. Gerow (dentist); Heber Gerow (clerk); Ann King (widow of John King); William Mitchell (dentist); John R. Young (clerk).

[1896] David A. Row.

[1897] Emma M. Steckline (domestic); Frank H. Evans (clerk, Quartermaster General’s Office).

[1898] Frank H. Evans (clerk, War Department).

[1899] Frank H. Evans (clerk, War Department).

[*1903] Helen Bayly (widow of Harry Bayly); James McKnight (contractor); William A. McKnight (mason); William F. Tappan (printer).

[1903] William F. Tappan (printer).

[1904] William F. Tappan (Government Printing Office); William A. McKnight (mason).

[1904] William F. Tappan (clerk, Government Printing Office).

[1906] Nellie G. Bayly (cashier); William A. McKnight (stonecutter); William F. Tappan (Government Printing Office).

[1907] William F. Tappan (Government Printing Office).

[1908] William A. McKnight (stonemason).

[1909] Helen G. Bayly (bookkeeper).

[1910] William F. Tappan (Government Printing Office).

[1911] Harry Bayly (messenger); Helen G. Bayly (real estate); James A. Bayly (Library of Congress); William A. McKnight (stonemason); William F. Tappan (Government Printing Office).

[1914] William F. Tappan (Monotype operator, Government Printing Office); William A. McKnight (stonemason, boards).

[1916] William F. Tappan (Monotype operator, Government Printing Office).

[1920] William A. McKnight (stonemason); Lois Wickham (clerk, Senate Office building).

[1921] Margaret M. Tappan (Library of Congress); Mary S. Tappan (War Risk); William F. Tappan (Monotype operator, Government Printing Office).

[1923] Margaret M. Tappan (Library of Congress); Mary S. Tappan (secretary, Veterans Bureau); William F. Tappan (Monotype operator, Government Printing Office).

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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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