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Residents of 313 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 313 A Street, SE:

[1871] Bruce A. Lewis (laborer); Basil Chase (waiter); Benjamin Harris (laborer); Daniel Young (waiter).

[1872] Lewis Bruce (laborer); Benjamin Harris (laborer).

[1873] Benjamin Harris (laborer).

[1875] Benjamin Harris (laborer).

[1876] Louis Bruce (laborer); Benjamin Harris (laborer).

[1877] Mason Williams (laborer, rear of lot [business address?]); Lewis [sic] Bruce; James Butler (laborer); Ann Harris (washing); Elizabeth Miller (widow, cook); Alice Sedan (seamstress).

[1878] Benjamin Harris (laborer).

[1879] Benjamin Harris (laborer).

[1880] Amelia Bruce; Lewis Bruce (laborer); John H. Thornton; Anna Harris; Benjamin Harris (laborer).

[1881] Basil Chase (laborer); Benjamin H. Harris (messenger).

[1882] Mary Parker; Benjamin Harris (messenger).

[1883] Mary Parker (servant); Benjamin Harris (messenger); R. Davis (watchman).

[1884] Roley Davis (watchman); Benjamin Harris (laborer).

[1885] Lee Maxwell (laborer); Benjamin Harris (laborer); Richard A. Neal (painter).

[1886] Leon Howard (laborer); Benjamin Harris (laborer); Richard A. Neal (painter); Lee Maxwell (laborer).

[1887] Richard A. Neal (painter); Benjamin Harris (laborer); Richard Gant (waiter); Lewis Bruce (waiter); Ann Harris (washing).

[1888] Eliza E. Washington (servant); Benjamin Harris (laborer); Richard A. Neal (painter).

[1889] Richard A. Neal (painter); Richard Gant (waiter); Benjamin Harris (messenger).

[1890] Richard A. Neale (musician); Richard Gant (waiter).

[1890] Richard Gant (waiter).

[1891] Richard R. Neale (painter); Benjamin Harris (laborer).

[1892] Richard Gant (General Land Office); Benjamin Harris (messenger); John Thomas (laborer).

[1893] Benjamin Harris (messenger).

[1894] Benjamin Harris (messenger).

[1896] Austin Banks (laborer); Benjamin Harris (laborer).

[1897] Fannie Jackson; Benjamin Harris (messenger).

[1898] Benjamin Harris (laborer).

[1899] Benjamin Harris (messenger); J. E. Johnson (stenographer); James Jenkins (laborer).

[1903] Annie Harris (widow of Benjamin H. Harris); James Jenkins (laborer).

[1905] George W. Butler (laborer); Joseph Butler (painter); Anna Harris (widow of Benjamin Harris); Charles D. Jenkins (janitor).

[1906] George Jones (driver); John Jones (clerk); Arthur B. Jordan (laborer); Elizabeth Jordan (widow of James Jordan); Linnear Tripley (porter); John Hurd (laborer, District Building).

[1907] Arthur Jordan (porter)); Lizzie Jordan (widow of James Jordan); Joseph Williams (butler); John Hurd (laborer, District Building).

[1909] James L. Cochran; Lewis Lanford (laborer); James H. Carter (barber).

[1910] Lizzie Nickens (cook).

[1911] Armstead Nickens (laborer); Cyrus Nickens (undertaker); Augustus Williams (driver).

[1913] Emma Allen (domestic).

[1914] Emma E. Allen (domestic, boards); Amanda Edmonds (widow of John Edmonds); Charles Jenkins (printer, boards).

[1915] Amanda Edmonds (domestic, widow of John Edmonds); Mrs. Emily E. Allen (domestic).

[1916] Bertha M. Nalls (saleslady); Amanda Edmonds (laundress, widow of John Edmonds).

[1917] Amanda Edmonds (widow of John Edmonds); George Wilson (hostler).

[1919] Hugh P. Hill (machinist).

[1920] Channing Richards (lawyer); Peter Hill (machinist); Grace Houghton (clerk, War Department).

[1921] Hugh P. Hill (machinist); Hugh P. Hill, Jr. (draftsman); Peter Hill (machinist, Navy Yard); Pernina Rohner (clerk, Department of Labor); Raymond W. Weiser (clerk, War Department); Grace L. Houghton (stenographer, Treasury Department).

[1922] Channing Richards (lawyer); Hugh Hill; Hugh P. Hill, Jr. (draughtsman, Navy).

[1923] Addison G. Steele; William W. Virts (house officer, Washington Hotel); William E. Virts (messenger, Treasury Department).

[1928] Not listed thereafter.

 

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Residents of 300 A in Boyd’s Directory

4 August 2016

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[Originally posted 3 February 2014; revised 4 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 300 A Street, SE:

[1871] Edward G. Handy (justice of the peace).

[1872] Isabel Y. P. Handy (widow of Edward G. Handy).

[1875] Isabella Y. T. [sic] Handy (widow of Edward G. Handy).

[1878] Annie Beck; William E. Handy.

[1879] Annie Beck (clerk).

[1881] William E. Handy (medical student); Annie Beck.

[1883] Isabel Y. P. Handy (widow of Edward G. Handy).

[1885] Edward H. Stanford (clerk).

[1886] Isabel Y. P. Handy (widow of Edward G. Handy).

[1887] Annie Beck; William E. Handy (physician to the poor, Health Department, D.C. government); William M. Stanford (carpenter).

[1888] Isabel Y. P. Handy (widow of Edward G. Handy); William E. Handy (physician to the poor).

[1888] Isabel Y. P. Handy (widow of Edward G. Handy); William E. Handy (physician, Health Department).

[1889] William M. Stanford (carpenter); Annie Beck.

[1890] Robert Vose (notary and real estate); William M. Stanford (carpenter); William E. Handy (physician); Isabel Y. P. Handy (widow of Edward G. Handy).

[1891] William E. Handy (physician); Isabel Y. P. Handy (widow of Edward G. Handy); Annie Beck.

[1892] William E. Handy (physician); Isabel Y. P. Handy (widow of Edward G. Handy).

[1894] William E. Handy (physician); Isabel Y. P. Handy (widow of Edward G. Handy).

[1895] William E. Handy (physician); Isabel Y. P. Handy (widow of Edward G. Handy); Thomas Joseph (driver).

[1896] William E. Handy (physician); Isabel Y. P. Handy (widow of Edward G. Handy); Edward F. Washington (driver).

[1898] Emma M. Helmick (Department of Agriculture); Frank M. Helmick (printer); John B. Falconer (carpenter).

[1899] John B. Falconer (carpenter); J. Edward Falconer (cornicemaker); John B. Falconer (carpenter); Mary M. Falconer (dressmaker).

[1900] John B. Falconer (carpenter); Hetty Conwell (widow of Israel Conwell).

[1903] Robert E. Clements (grocer); Annie Harding (bookkeeper).

[1905] Robert E. Clements (grocer).

[1907] Elsie Luckett (bookkeeper).

[1908] Ida Lewis (clerk); Robert E. Clements (grocer); Mattie Fenwick (domestic).

[1909] Robert E. Clements (grocer); Ida M. Lewis (clerk).

[1914] Robert E. Clements.

[1915] Leroy C. Clements (clerk).

[1916] Le Roy C. Clements (clerk); Robert E. Clements (grocer).

[1917] Robert E. Clements.

[1920] Robert E. Clements.

[1922] Jessie Clements.

[1923] Robert E. Clements.

[1925 Robert E. Clements.

[1928] Robert E. Clements.

[1932] Mrs. Hattie M. Clements.

[1934] Mrs. Hattie M. Clements.

[1934] Mrs. Hattie M. Clements.

[1956] Mrs. Hattie M. Clements.

[1967] Fred C. Kelly.

[1973] Mrs. Margot Kelly.

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Residents of 402 A in Boyd’s Directory

17 May 2016

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[Originally posted 28 January 2014; revised 16 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 402 A Street, SE:

[1871] Susan Henson.

[1872] Isaiah Lee (brickmaker).

[1873] William Harris (carpenter); Elizabeth Brent (widow of Moses Brent).

[1876] Thomas Gant (laborer); Francis A. Wood (coal).

[1877] Susan Henson (widow of David Henson); Thomas A. Gant (laborer, boards).

[1879] Elizabeth Brent (widow of Moses Brent); Susan Henson (widow of David Henson).

[1881] Elizabeth Brent (widow of Moses Brent); Edward Henson (laborer); Susan Henson (widow of David Henson, washer).

[1882] Richard Miller (coachman); Eliza Brent (widow of Moses Brent).

[1883] Richard Miller (coachman); Rosetta Stewart; Elizabeth Lewis (widow of Lafayette Lewis).

[1884] Warren Berry (laborer); Eliza Brent (widow of Moses Brent).

[1885] Warren Berry (laborer); Susan Henson (widow of David Henson); Eliza Brent (widow); Annie Henson (washer).

[1889] Annie Hogan; Thomas J. Godwin (clerk); Francis A. Wood (coal).

[1890] F. A. Wood (Capitol Police).

[1891] Annie Hogan (domestic); Francis A. Wood (coal).

[1892] Thomas J. Godwin (clerk, District Commissioner).

[1893] Thomas J. Godwin (clerk, District Commissioner); Francis A. Wood (coal).

[1894] Mary Butler (domestic); F. A. Wood (coal and wood); Thomas J. Godwin (clerk, District Commissioner).

[1895] Francis A. Wood (coal).

[1896] Thomas J. Godwin (clerk, District Commissioner); Francis A. Wood (coal).

[1897] Francis A. Wood (coal).

[1898] Josephus Stephens; Francis A. Wood (coal).

[1899] Josephus Stephens; Francis A. Wood (coal).

[1900] Josephus Stephens; Francis A. Wood (coal).

[1903] Joseph Stephens (mining expert); Francis A. Wood (coal).

[1904] Josephus Stephens (mining expert).

[1905] Josephus Stephens (mining expert); Francis A. Wood (coal).

[1906] Elizabeth Henson (domestic); Joseph Stevens.

[1907] Joseph Stephens (mining).

[1908] Joseph Stephens (mining); Francis A. Wood (coal).

[1909] Joseph Stephens; Frank A. Wood.

[1910] Frances A. Wood.

[1912] Frank A. Wood.

[1913] Josephus Stevens; Francis A. Wood.

[1914] John Stephens (mining engineer, boards); Francis A. Wood.

[1915] Frances A. Wood; Josephus Stephens (mining engineer).

[1916] Frances A. Wood; M. J. Stephens (agent, S-P Vaporizing Agency).

[1917] Francis A. Wood.

[1919] Adolphus P. Nelson.

[1920] Mrs. Mary J. Stephens.

[1922] Mary J. Stephens (widow of Josephus Stephens).

[1923] Herbert P. Washer.

[1928] Marvin F. Bischoff.

[1932] E. H. Orndoff; Grace C. Smith.

[1934] Grace C. Smith.

[1936] Grace C. Smith.

[1956] Grace C. Smith.

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Residents of 318 A in Boyd’s Directory

12 July 2015

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[Originally posted 21 February 2014; revised 12 July 2015.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 318 A Street, SE:

[1872] James Walsh (grocer).

[1876] Benjamin O. Greenwell (carpenter); Joseph B. Greenwell (grocer).

[1878] John L. Ginck (printer).

[1881] Morgan F. Mount (Mount & Co., china & glassware [business address]); Nicholas H. Main (assistant cashier, P. P. C. Co.).

[1883] Morgan F. Mount (Mount & Co., china & glassware [business address]); Mary J. Mount (Mount & Co.).

[1884] Morgan F. Mount (Mount & Co.); Mary J. Mount (Mount & Co.).

[1885] Morgan F. Mount (Mount & Co.); Mount & Co. [business address]; Matilda Contee (servant); Nicholas Main (superintendent).

[1886] Morgan F. Mount (crockery).

[1887] Morgan F. Mount (china, glass and earthenware [business address]).

[1888] Caleb A. Rice (furniture).

[1889] Daniel Norton (plumber); William Young (laborer); Mary C. Ratcliffe (charwoman); Louisa Coleman (washer); Charles A. Rice (laborer).

[1890] Daniel Norton (plumber); Mary C. Ratcliffe (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1891] Mary C. Ratcliffe (clerk).

[1892] Daniel D. Marsh (brickmaker); Daniel Norton (plumber).

[1893] Mary C. Ratcliffe; Daniel Norton (plumber).

[1894] George F. Crown (oysters [business address]); Daniel Norton (plumber); Mary C. Ratcliffe (widow of William Ratcliffe); Daniel D. Marsh (watchman).

[1895] Daniel Norton (plumber); George F. Crown (oysters [business address]); Mary C. Ratcliffe (charwoman); Daniel D. Marsh (watchman); Judson T. Faulkner (agent).

[1896] Daniel D. Marsh (watchman); George F. Crown (oysters [business address]); Daniel Norton (plumber).

[1897] Mary C. Ratcliffe (laborer); Daniel Norton (plumber); Catharine C. Ratcliffe (bookkeeper); William Heath (laborer); George Barnes (tinner); George F. Crown (oysters).

[1898] George F. Crown (oysters [business address]).

[1899] George F. Crown (oysters [business address]); John H. Smith (cook); Marie C. Smith; Charles Lewis (waiter); Martha Fox (widow); Mamie T. Lewis (widow of John Lewis).

[1903] Barnes & Thomas (William H. Barnes and Thomas F. Thomas (oysters [business address]); Mary Jackson (Government Printing Office); Annie Smith (widow of Harrison Smith); Erskin Smith (driver).

[1905] Esther Erlene Smith (nurse).

[1906] Thomas F. Thomas (oysters [business address]); Charles R. Douglass (Pension Office); Erskin Smith (laborer); J. Marwin Carpenter (waiter).

[1907] Barnes & Thomas (oysters [business address]).

[1908] Jesse Clark (driver); Nancy Johnson (domestic); Alice Thomas (domestic); Frederick Thomas and William H. Barnes (oysters [business address]).

[1909] Joseph Jennings (house painter).

[1914] S. Gertrude Shelton (music teacher, boards).

[1915] Gertrude Shelton (music teacher).

[1916] Gertrude Shelton (music teacher).

[1917] Gertrude S. Shelton (music teacher, boards).

[1919] John C. Schroeder (assistant secretary, Washington Safe Deposit Co.).

[1920] John C. Schroeder (assistant secretary, Washington Safe Deposit Co.).

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Robert Morrison: sale of 320 A Street to Michael Lewis

2 July 2014

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“Real Estate Transfers.” Washington Evening Star, 13 February 1912, p. 14.

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Solomon J. Lewis: 1940 census

29 January 2014

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Federal census, 1940, 517 A St., S.E., Washington, D.C.

  • Solomon J. Lewis (renter, $26), head, 22, married, completed 8th grade, born in Fla., lived in same place in 1935, counter-man at restaurant, worked 26 weeks in 1939, income $364.
  • Louise V. Lewis, wife, 17, married, completed 3 years of high school, born in Va., lived in same place in 1935, not employed.
  • Charles B. Bell (renter, $30), head, 26, married, completed 7th grade, born in Tenn., lived in same place in 1935, butcher, retail grocery, worked 16 weeks in 1939, income $288.
  • Elizabeth F. Bell, wife, 34, married, completed 1 year of high school, born in Sweden, not at citizen, lived in same place in 1935, laboratory worker, wholesale [illegible word], worked 28 weeks in 1939, income $460.
  • Andrew C. Bell, son, 2, born in D.C.
  • William T. Moore (renter, $32), head, 30, married, completed high school, born in Va., lived in same place in 1935, apprentice rodman, building construction, worked 52 weeks in 1939, income $1,900.
  • Ethel M. Moore, wife, 30, married, completed 8th grade, born in Penn., lived in same place in 1935, not employed.
  • Jack L. Hughes, stepson, 10, completed 2nd grade, born in D.C., lived in same place in 1935.
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