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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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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 307 A in Boyd’s Directory

11 August 2016

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[Originally posted 18 July 2015; revised 11 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 307 A Street, SE:

[1871] Thomas A. Maguire (clerk, 2nd auditor); W. H. Maguire (assistant paymaster, Senate).

[1872] Thomas A. Maguire (clerk, House of Representatives); William H. Maguire (assistant paymaster, Senate); Clara M. Richter (Post Office Department).

[1873] M. H. Cooke (telephone operator); Kate M. Cook [sic].

[1875] Clara M. Richter (clerk, Post Office Department); Kate M. Cooke; Mary A. Cooke (clerk).

[1876] Kate M. Cooke.

[1877] Charles Cooke (printer); E. C. Cooke (telephone operator); Clara M. Richter (clerk, Post Office Department); M. H. Cooke (operator).

[1878] W. H. Goodrell (Capitol Police); William E. Tew (clerk).

[1879] Levi Nagle (printer).

[1880] W. H. Goodrell (Capitol Police); Levi Nagle (printer).

[1881] John M. Shomo (Water Department); William H. Shomo (painter).

[1882] William M. Shomo (printer); Grace Tyler (servant).

[1883] William H. Shomo (printer); Grace Tyler (servant).

[1884] William H. Shomo (Government Printing Office); Mary A. Brown.

[1885] Oscar V. Shomo (printer).

[1887] Thomas W. Shomo (Government Printing Office).

[1889] Thomas Songster (books); Thomas G. Songster (clerk); Robert L. Burlin (carpenter).

[1890] Thomas Songster (Government Printing Office); Thomas G. Songster (clerk).

[1891] Thomas Songster (Government Printing Office); Thomas G. Songster (clerk).

[1892] Thomas Songster (clerk); Thomas Guy Songster (clerk).

[1893] Alexander McKie (police).

[1894] Mariana B. Fant (widow of Joseph N. Fant).

[1895] Mariana B. Fant (widow of Joseph N. Fant); Peter J. Nelson (stonecutter).

[1896] Ervin [sic] W. Tate (clerk); Ella Simpson; Robert Simpson (watchman).

[1897] George H. Burke (clerk, Department of Labor); Edward W. Tate (clerk); Robert Simpson (watchman).

[1898] Edward W. Tate (clerk); James M. Collins (Bureau of Printing); James N. Collins (lawyer); John W. Roberts (fireman).

[1899] Kate Fox (clerk).

[1900] John W. Roberts (fireman).

[1903] Harry V. Bosse (undertaker); Mary E. Bosse (widow of William G. Bosse).

[1904] William F. Wheatley (carrier, Post Office).

[1905] Mary E. Bosse (widow of William G. Bosse); William F. Wheatley (carrier, Post Office).

[1906] Amanda Thomas (Bureau of Printing); Frank H. Thomas (machinist); Joseph H. Thomas (wheelwright).

[1907] Joseph H. Thomas (wheelwright); Frank H. Thomas (machinist).

[1908] Frank H. Thomas (Navy Yard); Joseph H. Thomas (wheelwright).

[1909] Joseph H. Thomas (wheelwright).

[1910] John E. Thomas (clerk); Joseph H. Thomas (carpenter).

[1911] Jerome Mack (bookkeeper).

[1913] S. Bruce; Oliver O. Parsons (plasterer).

[1914] Bernard W. Cleveland (tinner, rooms); Florence L. O’Connell (widow of Patrick O’Connell); William J. Hickey (gasfitter).

[1915] John J. Trumbo (molder, Navy Yard).

[1917] John J. Trumbo.

[1919] John J. Trumbo (carpenter); Marie Trumbo (telephone operator); Sophia M. Trumbo (skilled laborer, Government Printing Office).

[1920] John J. Trumbo; Marie Trumbo (telephone operator).

[1921] John J. Trumbo (molder, Navy Yard); Marie Trumbo (telephone operator).

[1922] John H. Trumbo (clerk, O’Donnell’s Drug Store); John J. Trumbo (molder); Marie C. Trumbo (telephone operator).

[1923] John J. Trumbo (molder); Marie Trumbo (telephone operator).

[1925] John J. Trumbo.

[1928] Not listed thereafter.

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Residents of 516 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.]

[1881] Alexander T. Stuart (principal, Wallach School); Sallie M. Dodson (servant).

[1882] Jennie Thompson (servant); William Burris (patents).

[1883] Georgie Carter (servant); Mahaney Gross (servant).

[1884] Alexander T. Stuart (teacher).

[1885] Alexander P. Steward (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1886] Arthur P. Steward (clerk, Treasury Department); Edna Grubb (dressmaker); Richard W. Smith (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1887] Arthur P. Steward (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1888] Arthur P. Steward (clerk, Treasury Department); Watson Smith (clerk); Thomas G. Steward (clerk, Patent Office).

[1889] Arthur P. Steward (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1891] Annie E. Ober (clerk, Pension Office); Florence M. Miller (clerk).

[1892] Mary E. Pettis (clerk, Pension Office); Arthur B. Smith (proof-reader).

[1893] Samuel P. Paul; Arthur B. Smith (proof-reader).

[1894] Francis Kittel; Samuel P. Paul; Edward C. Stevens (clerk, Pension Office).

[1895] Grace L. Anderson; Eugenia H. Levering (widow of Righter Levering); Augusta E. Stewart (widow of George L. Stewart); John H. Anderson (clerk); Samuel P. Paul.

[1896] John H. Anderson (clerk); Eugenia H. Levering (widow of Righter Levering); Augusta Stewart (widow of George L. Stewart); Esther L. Sweet (widow of Foster F. Sweet); Sarah E. Sweet (clerk, Pension Office).

[1897] Eloise Sweet (student); Esther Sweet (widow); Eva Sweet (clerk); Sarah Sweet (clerk, Pension Office); James H. Anderson (clerk); Eugenia H. Levering (widow of Righter Levering).

[1898] George M. Slye (collector); Emma Robertson (clerk, Pension Office); William C. Watson (publisher); Albert T. Robertson (clerk).

[1900] Hattie M. Bruff (nurse); Charles Fernald (civil engineer); Charles W. Sears (Fire Department).

[1902] Emmett R. Bruff (naval student); Harriet M. Bruff (nurse).

[1903] Charles Franold (foreman); Prentiss A. Shreve (laborer).

[1904] Margaret B. Fields (professional nurse).

[1905] Harry A. Calohan (insurance); Steingrimur Steffansson (Library of Congress); Thornton T. Thomas (clerk, General Land Office).

[1906] Steingrimur Stefansson (Library of Congress).

[1907] John H. Ward (Fire Department).

[1908] Joseph H. Ward (Fire Department).

[1911] Harry A. Calohan (insurance agent); Richard L. Gholson (Fire Department).

[1912] Jesse H. Tomkins (manager); Richard L. Gholson (Fire Department).

[1913] Millard F. Alley (clerk); Roscoe Alley (clerk).

[1914] Millard F. Alley; William Van Buskirk.

[1916] Leroy C. Risler (“cndr” [?]).

[1917] Frank C. Curtis (clerk); Millard F. Alley.

[1919] Milliard F. Alley (grocer); Joseph English.

[1920] Joseph E. O’Toole (secretary).

[1921] Joseph B. Pannill (agent, Prudential Insurance Co.).

[1922] Joseph B. Pannill (agent); Harry L. Sackett (auditor, Treasury Department); Mrs. Nettie Bell (clerk, Kann’s); N. B. Bell (clerk).

[1923] Joseph B. Pannill.

[1925] Vacant.

[1928] Vacant.

[1932] John J. O’Connell.

[1934] John J. O’Connell; Mary E. Ennis (nurse).

[1936] John O’Connell.

[1956] Mrs. Elizabeth O’Connell.

[1967] John G. Norris; Catherine M. Sullivan.

[1973] John G. Norris; Stephanie L. Lee; Catherine Martinez.

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Residents of 502 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 at 502 A Street, SE:

[1877] Hanora [sic] Fitzpatrick (widow of Michael Fitzpatrick).

[1879] Honora Fitzpatrick.

[1880] Honora Fitzpatrick.

[1881] John T. Tyler (clerk); Mary A. Tyler (widow of Charles S. Tyler); George Y. Thorpe (stonecutter).

[1882] George Y. Thorpe (stonecutter).

[1883] John F. Gates (messenger).

[1884] John F. Gates (watchman).

[1885] Susan C. Ayres (Coast and Geodetic Survey).

[1886] Susan C. Ayres (Coast and Geodetic Survey).

[1887] Susan C. Ayres (Coast and Geodetic Survey).

[1888] Susan C. Ayres (Coast and Geodetic Survey).

[1889] Susan Ayres (Coast and Geodetic Survey).

[1890] Susie C. Ayres (clerk, Pension Office).

[1892] Daniel O’Connell (printer).

[1894] John M. Kenney (sergeant, police); William S. Moore (bookbinder).

[1895] William S. Moore (bookbinder).

[1897] William S. Moore (Government Printing Office).

[1898] William S. Moore (Government Printing Office).

[1900] William S. Moore (bookbinder).

[1905] William S. Moore (Government Printing Office).

[1906] William S. Moore (Government Printing Office).

[1907] Edith S. Moore (teacher); William S. Moore (Government Printing Office).

[1908] Edith S. Moore (teacher).

[1909] Edith S. Moore (teacher).

[1911] William S. Moore (Government Printing Office).

[1912] Edith S. Moore (teacher).

[1913] Edith S. Moore (teacher).

[1914] William S. Moore.

[1916] Edith S. Moore (teacher); Edward John (driver).

[1917] William S. Moore.

[1920] Arthur H. Colman.

[1923] Arthur H. Colman.

[1925] Louis A. Miller.

[1928] Joseph N. Smith.

[1932] Mrs. Katharine McGarvey.

[1934] Mrs. Katharine McGarvey.

[1936] Mrs. Katharine McGarvey.

[1956] Howard Burton.

[1967] Mrs. V. N. Kidd.

[1973] Mrs. Virginia N. Kidd.

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Frances: O’Connell: to enter oratorical contest

21 September 2015

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Washington Evening Star, 27 March 1931, p. 4.

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John O’Connell: death

21 September 2015

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Washington Evening Star, 4 March 1951, p. 32.

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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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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 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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John O’Connell: 1930 census

2 February 2014

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Federal census, 1930, 516 A St., S.E., Washington, D.C.

John O’Connell (owns, value of home $2,000), head, has radio, 55, married, 30 at first marriage, born in Mich., father born in Ireland Free State, mother born in Ireland, police, U.S. government, veteran.

Elizabeth O’Connell, 55, married, 30, 30 at first marriage, born in Michigan, parents born in Irish Free State, not employed.

Mary A. O’Connell, daughter, 20, single, attending school or college, born in D.C., parents born in Mich., clerk, U.S. government.

John J. O’Connell, son, 19, single, attending school or college, born in D.C., parents born in Mich., clerk, U.S. government.

Frances M. O’Connell, daughter, 17, single, attending school, born in D.C., parents born in Mich., not employed.

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Frances O’Connell Freund: wedding photo

29 January 2014

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Mom w Nora Tappan, Mary Mc Ginnis, Mary Hepburn

[From left] Nora Tappan, Mary McGinnis, Frances O’Connell Freund, and Mary O’Connell (later Hepburn). The photograph was taken in the parlor of 516 A Street, S.E., on 31 October 1938, the day of Frances O’Connell’s marriage to William Freund.

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John O’Connell: 1940 census

28 January 2014

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Federal census, 1940, 516 A St., S.E., Washington, D.C.

  • John O’Connell, head, 65, value of home $8,000, married, completed 7th grade, born in Mich., at same house in 1935, not employed, worked 36 weeks in 1939, income $2,000.
  • Elizabeth J. O’Connell, wife, 66, married, completed high school, born in Mich., at same house in 1935, not employed.
  • Mary A. O’Connell, daughter, 30, single, completed 5 years of college, born in D.C., at same house in 1935, record clerk, Library of Congress, worked 52 weeks in 1939, income $1,680.
  • William R. Freund, son-in-law, 30, married, completed high school, born in D.C., lived at same place in 1935, accountant, District Building, worked 52 weeks in 1939, income $1,620.
  • Frances M. Freund, daughter, 27, married, completed 2 years of college, born in D.C., lived in same place in 1935, clerk, U.S. government, worked 52 weeks in 1939, income $$1,440.

 

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John O’Connell: marriage license

23 December 2013

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“Vital Statistics.” Washington Post, 7 July 1937, p. 24.

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