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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 305 A in Boyd’s Directory

6 August 2016

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[Originally posted 17 July 2015; 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 305 A Street, SE:

[1871] Emma E. Cook (telephone operator); Clara M. Richter (clerk, post office).

[1872] Clara M. Richter (clerk, post office).

[1873] H. C. Carr (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1875] John Fisher (printer).

[1876] James B. Austin (clerk, 6th auditor).

[1877] Clara E. Reed (dressmaker); John Fisher (printer); W. E. Tew (letter carrier).

[1881] Andrew Heard; Andrew J. Heird [sic] (inspector); Robert V. Rusk (clerk).

[1882] Edward Litchfield (engineer).

[1883] Edward Litchfield (carpenter).

[1884] Edward H. Litchfield; Millard F. Peake (furniture).

[1885] Edward Litchfield (carpenter); Etta Tait (widow of Joseph Tait); William E. Gibson (clerk).

[1886] Edward H. Litchfield (engineer).

[1887] Edward Hitchfield [sic] (carpenter).

[1889] Millard F. Peake (M. F. Peake & Co.).

[1891] Frederick A. Linger (clerk); Jane Brown (domestic).

[1892] Harry B. Koch (jeweler).

[1893] Harry B. Koch (jeweler).

[1896] Charles H. Seaton (Department of Agriculture).

[1897] Edward N. Ashley (paperhanger); Fannie E. Ashley; Harley B. Ashley (carpenter); Henry M. Ashley (Washington Wall Paper Co.); Lewis W. Ashley (clerk).

[1898] Edward N. Ashley (paperhanger); Harley B. Ashley (carpenter); Henry M. Ashley (paperhanger); Lewis N. Ashley (paperhanger).

[1899] Edward N. Ashley (paperhanger); Harley B. Ashley (carpenter); Henry M. Ashley (paperhanger); Lewis W. Ashley (paperhanger).

[1900] Edward N. Ashley (paperhanger); Harley B. Ashley (carpenter); Henry M. Ashley (paperhanger); Lewis W. Ashley (paperhanger).

[1902] Mariana B. Fant (widow of Joseph N. Fant).

[1903] Torstein Jahr (Library of Congress) Mariana B. Fant (widow of Joseph N. Fant).

[1905] Cora A. Weaver (milliner); Priscilla Weaver (widow of Samuel Weaver).

[1906] Clarence Weaver (general agent, United States Casualty Co.); Cora A. Weaver (milliner); Leon Weaver (paperhanger); Priscilla Weaver (widow of Samuel Weaver).

[1907] Cora B. [sic] Weaver (milliner).

[1908] Cora A. Weaver (milliner); Priscilla Weaver (widow of Samuel Weaver).

[1909] Cora A. Weaver (milliner); Priscilla Weaver (widow of Samuel Weaver).

[1911] Cora A. Weaver (milliner); Priscilla Weaver (widow of Samuel Weaver); Leon Weaver (paperhanger).

[1912] Cora Weaver (milliner); Leon Weaver (paperhanger); Priscilla Weaver (widow of Samuel Weaver).

[1913] Cora Weaver (milliner); Leon Weaver (paperhanger); Priscilla Weaver (widow of Samuel Weaver).

[1914] Leon Weaver (paperhanger).

[1916] John W. Slater (elevator conductor); Peter Columbus (helper).

[1917] Harriett E. Columbus.

[1919] Harriett E. Columbus (widow of Aristides Columbus).

[1920] Harriett E. Columbus (widow of Aristides Columbus); Leo V. Columbus (machinist).

[1922] Iva L. Kilby (clerk, Kann’s).

[1923] Albert Barry (painter); Mary E. Booth.

[1925] Mrs. Emma Smith.

[1928] Not listed thereafter.

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Residents of 411 A in Boyd’s Directory

28 July 2016

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[Originally posted 30 January 2014; revised 28 July 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 411 A Street, SE:

[1872] John B. Taylor.

[1873] John Taylor (laborer).

[1875] Edwin Taylor (laborer); John B. Taylor (laborer).

[1876] John B. Taylor (laborer); Judson Taylor (laborer).

[1877] Edwin Taylor (porter); John Taylor (whitewasher).

[1878] John B. Taylor (whitewasher).

[1879] John B. Taylor (laborer).

[1881] Edwin L. Taylor (waiter); John B. Taylor (whitewasher); Julia M. Taylor (teacher).

[1882] John B. Taylor (laborer); Catharine V. Taylor (dressmaker); Edwin L. Taylor (Taylor & Wells).

[1883] Francis Newton (waiter).

[1884] Francis Newton (sawyer); William M. Brown (waiter).

[1887] William Neal (shoemaker); Francis Newton (laborer).

[1889] Albert White (shoemaker).

[1890] William Ellis (shoemaker).

[1892] Carrie Jones (domestic); Julia Jones (widow of Frank Jones).

[1893] Francis F. [sic] Obold (builder).

[1894] Francis S. Obold.

[1895] Francis S. Obold.

[1896] Francis S. Obold.

[1897] Francis S. Obold.

[1898] Francis S. Obold; Annie Tuohy.

[1899] Francis S. Obold.

[1903] Sarah J. Obold (widow of Francis Obold); Annie C. Tuohy (widow).

[1904] George W. B. Evans (clerk).

[1905] Frank Mague (engineer); Maggie Bryerton (binder, Government Printing Office); Harry T. Clark; Russell Cyphers (machinist); Louis A. Radcliff (clerk).

[1906] H. P. Andrews (clerk, Capitol); Charles Fisher (machinist); Charles Morris (clerk); John Renwick (clerk); David Tassler (Navy Yard); Louis A. Ratcliffe (clerk).

[1907] John B. Kernshaw [or Kershaw] (machinist, Navy Yard); Louis A. Ratcliff (fire department); Maggie Bryerton (Government Printing Office); William S. Davenport (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1908] Margaret U. Bryerton (Bureau of Printing); William S. Davenport (clerk, Treasury Department); Louis A. Ratcliffe (inspector, District Building).

[1910] Margaret V. Bryerton (Bureau of Printing); Louis A. Ratcliffe (fire department).

[1911] Austin J. Morgan (musician); Eugene L. Morgan (clerk); Margaret U. Bryerton (Bureau of Printing); Annette Castell (teacher); Nanette R. Castell (teacher); William S. Davenport (clerk, Treasury Department); William A. Gebicke (clerk); Louis A. Ratcliffe (Fire Department).

[1912] Maggie Bryerton (Bureau of Printing); Carl Hookstadt (Library of Congress).

[1913] Maggie Bryerton (Bureau of Printing); Louis A. Ratcliffe (Fire Department); Robert E. Schofield (Bureau of Printing).

[1914] John A. Dorney (assistant, Library of Congress); Louis A. Ratcliffe (city fireman); Paul Ratcliffe (clerk, Newman’s Shoe Store, boards); Margaret U. Bryerton (operator, Bureau of Printing, boards); Carl Hookstadt (clerk, boards); James C. Mitchell (private secretary, Hon. J. J. Mitchell, boards); Owen Reese (page, boards); Edwin E. Witte (private secretary, Hon. J. M. Nelson, boards).

[1915] James C. Mitchell.

[1916] Maggie H. Bryerton (operator, Bureau of Printing); William S. Davenport (clerk); Louis A. Ratcliffe (clerk).

[1917] Louis A. Ratcliffe.

[1918] William S. Davenport (clerk).

[1919] William S. Davenport (clerk); Albertine A. Bird (Library of Congress); John Ratcliffe (U.S. Army); Louis A. Ratcliffe (fire department).

[1920] Louis A. Ratcliffe.

[1921] J. Paul Ratcliffe (clerk); Louis A. Ratcliffe (fire department); L. Johnson Ratcliffe (clerk, Department of Labor); William S. Davenport (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1922] Johnson P. Ratcliffe (library, Department of Labor); Louis A. Ratcliffe (fire inspector).

[1923] Louis A. Ratcliffe.

[1925] Louis A. Ratcliffe.

[1928] Louis A. Ratcliffe.

[1932] John T. Sewell (hauling).

[1934] John T. Sewell.

[1936] John T. Sewell.

[1956] Martin A. Bryant.

[1967] Walter K. Bennett.

[1973] Harold E. Engle.

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Residents of 409 A in Boyd’s Directory

8 June 2016

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[Originally posted 10 October 2015; revised 8 June 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 409 A Street, SE:

[1881] George Rothande (cornice-maker).

[1885] Timothy D. Keleher (clerk to House of Representatives for Pacific Railroads); James W. Curtis (clerk, Pension Office).

[1886] T. D. Keleher (disbursing clerk, sixth auditor’s office, Treasury Department).

[1887] James W. Curtis (clerk, Pension Office); Timothy D. Keleher (disbursing clerk, sixth auditor’s office, Treasury Department); Timothy D. Kelley (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1888] Timothy D. Keleher (disbursing clerk, sixth auditor’s office, Treasury Department).

[1889] Timothy D. Keleher (disbursing clerk, sixth auditor’s office, Treasury Department).

[1890] Timothy D. Keleher (disbursing clerk, sixth auditor’s office, Treasury Department).

[1891] T. D. Keleher (disbursing clerk, sixth auditor’s office, Treasury Department).

[1892] T. D. Keleher (disbursing clerk, Treasury Department).

[1893] T. B. Keleher (auditor of the Treasury for the Post Office Department).

[1894] Timothy D. Keleher (disbursing clerk, Treasury Department); Lucy J. Butler (domestic).

[1895] Timothy D. Keleher (disbursing clerk, sixth auditor’s office, Treasury Department).

[1897] T. D. Keleher (disbursing clerk, auditor for the Post Office Department).

[1898] James P. Keleher (architect); T. D. Keleher (disbursing clerk, auditor for the Post Office Department).

[1899] James P. Keleher (Coast and Geodetic Survey); Timothy D. Keleher.

[1900] James P. Keleher (Coast and Geodetic Survey).

[1903] Harry A. Callahan (insurance); Charles E. Lane (Pension Office).

[1904] George A. Weschler; J. F. Weschler.

]1905] Harry V. Roe (clerk, Document Room, House of Representatives); James E. Porter (driver); Harry N. Calohan [sic] (agent); Mary F. Shea (domestic).

[1906] Bessie P. Catlett (Bureau of Printing); Effie B. Catlett (dressmaker); Ersie K. Catlett (clerk); John E. Catlett (brakeman); Mae E. Catlett (clerk auditor, Post Office Department), Sarah E. Catlett (widow of Calloway Catlett); Charles E. Lane (Pension Office).

[1907] Effie B. Catlett (teacher); Ersie Catlett (Bureau of Printing); Bessie P. Catlett (Bureau of Printing).; Inez S. Catlett (milliner); John E. Catlett (flagman); Mae E. Catlett (clerk auditor, Post Office Department); Sarah E. Catlett (widow of Calloway Catlett); Charles E. Lane (Pension Office).

[1908] Bessie P. Catlett (Bureau of Printing); Effie B. Catlett (bookkeeper); Ersie Catlett (Bureau of Printing); Inez Catlett (clerk); John E. Catlett (conductor), Mae E. Catlett (clerk auditor, Post Office Department); Sarah E. Catlett (widow of Calloway Catlett); Charles E. Lane (Pension Office); James M. Payne (Payne Bros.).

[1909] Charles E. Lane (Pension Office).

[1914] James. M. Payne.

[1915] Allie M. Payne (stenographer); Daniel J. Payne (stenographer); James M. Payne (Payne Bros.).

[1916] James M. Payne (Payne Bros.); Allie M. Payne (stenographer); Daniel J. Payne (stenographer).

[1920] Charles Payne (clerk); Charles R. Payne (clerk, Department of Commerce); Daniel J. Payne (clerk); Franklin J. Payne (clerk, War Department); James M. Payne.

[1921] Charles R. Payne (clerk, Census Office); Daniel J. Payne (clerk, Census Office).

[1922] Charles R. Payne (clerk, Census Office); Daniel J. Payne (clerk).

[1923] Vacant.

[1925] Walter Graves.

[1928] Cloid R. Smith.

[1932] Charles G. Jameson.

[1934] Charles G. Jameson.

[1936] Charles G. Jameson.

[1956] Alex P. Guyol.

[1967] Alex P. Guyol.

[1973] Alex P. Guyol.

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Residents of 407 A in Boyd’s Directory

20 May 2016

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[Originally posted 29 January 2014; revised 20 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 407 A Street, SE:

[1886] Craven E. Silcott (cashier, House of Representatives); W. C. Fields (assistant enrolling clerk, House of Representatives); John P. Leedom (sergeant-at-arms, House of Representatives).

[1887] William C. Fields (index clerk, private claims, House of Representatives); C. Edward Silcott (cashier for sergeant-at-arms, House of Representatives).

[1888] John B. Hussey (chief, Pensions Division, Treasury Department).

[1890] Edward G. H. Austin (clerk).

[1891] Gershon [sic] Bradford (assistant, chart division, Coast and Geodetic Survey).

[1892] Gershorn [sic] Bradford (assistant, chart division, Coast and Geodetic Survey).

[1893] Gersham [sic] Bradford (assistant, Coast and Geodetic Survey).

[1894] Gershom Bradford (chart division, Coast and Geodetic Survey).

[1895] Gershon [sic] Bradford (assistant, chart division, Coast and Geodetic Survey); Mary A. F. Winsor (widow of Charles F. Winsor).

[1896] Gershom Bradford (assistant, chart division, Coast and Geodetic Survey); Mary A. Winsor (widow of Charles F. Winsor).

[1899] Thomas H. Clark (Library of Congress).

[1900] Horace E. Alexander (printer); Horace E. Alexander, Jr. (clerk); Mary E. Odell (widow).

[1903] Howard W. Peck (clerk); William H. Peck (Bureau of Printing).

[1904] Howard W. Peck (electrician).

[1905] Amelia J. Thomas (milliner); Bessie C. Thomas (Bureau of Printing); Elizabeth B. Thomas (stenographer); Henry Thomas (printer); Jane Thomas (widow of James C. Thomas).

[1906] Amanda Thomas (Bureau of Printing); Amelia J. Thomas (milliner); Bessie Thomas (Bureau of Printing); Elizabeth B. Thomas (clerk); Henry Thomas (Bureau of Printing); Jane Thomas (widow of James C. Thomas).

[1908] Vincent Ingling (Executive Department); J. J. Porter (Navy Yard).

[1909] Laura V. Monroe; J. J. Porter (Navy Yard); George R. Brooks (draftsman, Navy).

[1910] Joseph J. Porter (Navy Yard).

[1911] Laura V. Monroe; Joseph J. Porter (Navy Yard).

[1912] Clara B. Thorne (Bureau of Printing); James B. Holloway (clerk, House of Representatives); Laura V. Monroe.

[1913] Florence H. Allen (Department of Agriculture; Laura V. Monroe; Joseph J. Porter (Navy Yard).

[1914] Laura V. Monroe (boards); Anthony Sherman (clerk, Navy, boards); Maurice Clark (folder, boards); Joseph J. Porter (draughtsman, Navy Yard).

[1915] Eliza Monroe; Anthony Sherman (clerk, Navy).

[1916] Anthony Sherman (clerk, Navy); Franklin Barr (clerk); Mrs. Laura V. Monroe.

[1917] Anthony Sherman (clerk, Navy); Laura V. Monroe.

[1918] Elizabeth E. Monroe.

[1919] Clark Phelps (clerk); James J. Porter (draftsman, Navy Yard); Laura V. Monroe.

[1920] Clara L. Phelps (clerk, Treasury Department); Laura V. Monroe.

[1922] Maude E. Beck (clerk, Census Office).

[1923] Susan Browner.

[1928] Robert J. Haynie.

[1925] Vacant.

[1932] Raymond L. Eubank.

[1934] Mrs. Amelia Varrella.

[1936] Mrs. Amelia Varrella.

[1956] Mrs. Marie W. Connon.

[1967] Mrs. Marie W. Connon; [basement] Sixth International Philatelic Exhibition Inc. stamp exhibitions.

[1973] Daniel M. Katz.

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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 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 514 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 514 A Street, SE:

[1871] Frank Lawler (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1872] Roseanna Custis (widow of William H. Custis); Susannah E. Custis (clerk, Treasury Department); Greenberry J. P. Belt.

[1873] John Kingdon (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1875] John Kingdon (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1877] Wesley D. Smith (clerk, Land Office).

[1879] John Kingdon (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1881] John Kingdon (clerk, Treasury Department); Charity A. Smallwood (servant); Charles C. Bowling (butter).

[1882] Charles C. Bowling (butter).

[1883] Charles C. Bowling (butter and eggs).

[1885] Alvan [sic] H. Doan (clerk, Pension Office); John A. Botts (clerk, Quarter-Master General’s Office).

[1887] Alva H. Doan (clerk, Pension Office).

[1886] Alva H. Doan (clerk, Pension Office).

[1888] Alva H. Doan (clerk, Pension Office).

[1889] Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing): Lucretia M. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle).

[1891] Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing): Lucretia M. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle).

[1892] Sadonia C. Appler; Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing); Lucretia M. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle).

[1893] Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing): Lucretia M. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle); Sadonia C. Appler.

[1894] Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing): Lucretia M. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle); Sadonia C. Appler.

[1895] Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing): Lucretia M. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle).

[1896] Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing): Lucretia M. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle); Sadonia C. Appler.

[1897] Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing); Mary L. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle).

[1898] Rolandus R. Rhode (stair builder); Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing): Lucretia M. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle); Byron Kingdon (student).

[1999] Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing); Mary L. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle).

[1900] Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing): Lucretia M. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle); Byron Kingdon (clerk).

[1903] Sadonia C. Appler; Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing); Mary L. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle).

[1904] Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing): Lucretia Keirle.

[1905] Sadonia Appler; Ida B. Keirle (clerk).

[1906] Sadonia C. Appler; M. L. Keirle (widow of William [sic] C. Keirle); Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing).

[1907] Byron Kingdon (agent); Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing).

[1908] Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing); Lucretia Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle); Byron Kingdon (stenographer).

[1909] Lucretia M. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle); Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing).

[1911] Lucretia M. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle); Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing).

[1912] Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing).

[1913] Ida B. Keirle (Bureau of Printing); Mary L. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle).

[1914] Ida B. Keirle (operator, Bureau of Printing, boards); Lucretia M. Keirle (widow of Henry C. Keirle).

[1916] Ida B. Keirle (operator, Bureau of Printing).

[1917] Ida B. Keirle.

[1918] Ida B. Keirle (operator, Bureau of Printing).

[1920] Ida B. Keirle (operator, Bureau of Printing).

[1922] Ethel Vought; Max Vought (toolmaker, Navy Yard); Ida B. Keirle (operator, Bureau of Engraving and Printing).

[1923] Ida B. Keirle.

[1925] Max Vought.

[1928] Michael P. Fee.

[1932] Sampson H. Bass.

[1934] Sampson H. Bass.

[1936] William M. Schoeb.

[1956] Richard F. Paige.

[1967] Richard F. Paige.

[1973] Michael J. Berz.

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Residents of 517 A in Boyd’s Directory

1 May 2016

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[Originally posted 5 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 517 A Street, SE:

[1877] James Cross (clerk).

[1878] James Cross (clerk).

[1880] Thomas M. McNeely (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1881] Thomas McK. McNeely (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1883] Thomas M. McNeely (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1884] Thomas M. McNeely (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1885] Thomas M. McNeely (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1886] Thomas M. McNeely (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1887] Thomas M. McNeely (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1886] Thomas M. McNeely (clerk, Treasury Department). [McNeely died soon thereafter, because in the 1892 directory Mary E. McNeely is listed as his widow and is living at 321 B St., SE.]

[1890] Joseph C. Tappan (clerk); William F. Tappan (printer); William S. Tappen (jeweler).

[1892] Clarence J. Tappan (jeweler); William F. Tappan (printer).

[1894] Julia M. Rawlings (teacher); Henry J. Bright (clerk).

[1895] August B. S. Rawlings; Julia M. Rawlings (teacher); Henry T. Bright (clerk); Henry J. Bright.

[1896] Augustus B. Rawlings; J. May Rawlings (teacher); Henry J. Bright.

[1897] Mary J. Rollins [sic] (teacher).

[1898] Henry J. Bright; Julia M. Rawlings (teacher).

[1899] Henry T. Bright (Colhoun & Bright).

[1900] Julia M. Rawlings (teacher); Staughton A. B. Rawlings.

[1901] Henry J. Bright (clerk); Julia M. Rawlings (principal).

[1902] Henry J. Bright (clerk, Navy yard); Henry T. Bright (patents).

[1903] Harry J. Bright (clerk, Navy Yard); Henry J. Bright; Henry T. Bright (patents); Julia May Rawlings (principal).

[1904] Henry T. Bright (patent attorney); H. J. Bright (clerk, Navy Yard).

[1905] Julia M. Rawbridge [sic] (principal); Henry T. Bright (patent attorney).

[1906] Henry J. Bright (clerk); Gladys Offut (milliner).

[1907] Henry J. Bright (time clerk, Navy Yard); Henry T. Bright (clerk, The Lambert); Emily Genella (widow of William Genella).

[1908] Joseph A. Flynn (clerk).

[1909] Joseph A. Flynn (ticket examiner); E. W. Vaden (Navy Yard); Clarence C. Vaden (machinist).

[1910] Clarken W. Baden (Navy Yard);

[1911] George H. Woodruff; Mary J. Hickey (clerk).

[1912] Louis T. Gronberg (Navy Yard); Joseph F. Henderson (Navy Yard).

[1914] Grover F. Tolson (glazier); Elbert W. Pyles (salesman, boards).

[1915] Grover F. Tolson (glazier).

[1916] Mary E. Danks (clerk, Treasury Department); Cornelia I. Mathins [?] (principal, Maury School); Grover F. Tolson (glazier).

[1917] James P. Porter.

[1920] Julian Grubbs.

[1922] Thomas L. Bohannon (meats, Eastern Market); Myron L. Bohannon (electrician).

[1923] Thomas L. Bohannon (meats, Eastern Market); Myron L. Bohannon (electrician); Julian Grubbs (machinist).

[1925] Samuel S. Taylor; Samuel S. Reidy.

[1928] Vacant.

[1932] Michael P. Fee.

[1934] Mrs. Ida M. Phillips.

[1936] George E. Warren.

[1956] Edward J. O’Donnell.

[1967] J. Stephen Lord.

[1973] W. Milne Holton.

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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 511 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 511 A Street, SE:

[1872] L. E. Forrest Spofford (clerk, Land Office).

[1873] Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department); Rev. Samuel G. Valiant.

[1875] William H. Mirick (teacher).

[1877] Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department); Emma S. Searle (clerk, boards); George B. Harrison (Keilholtz & Harrison, boards).

[1878] Emma F. Marche (clerk); Thomas B. Marche (clerk).

[1879] George B. Harrison (brickmaker).

[1880] George B. Harrison (brickmaker); Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1881] Everett T. Marche (mail clerk); Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department); George B. Harrison (brickmaker).

[1882] Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department); T. E. Marche (postal clerk); George B. Harrison (bricks).

[1883] Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department); T. Everett Marche (postal clerk); Edna Grubb.

[1884] Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department); T. Everett Marche (postal clerk).

[1885] Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department); Thomas E. Marche (clerk, Railway Mail Service).

[1887] Thomas B. Marche (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1889] Mary A. St. John (widow of John M. St. John); James A. Dunnington (police).

[1890] Blanche M. Dunnington (clerk); James A. Dunnington (police); Lilian E. Dunnington (clerk); Rebecca M. Dunnington (clerk).

[1891] James A. Dunnington (police); Mary A. St. John (widow of John St. John).

[1892] Blanche M. Dunnington (clerk); James A. Dunnington (police); Rebecca Dunnington (clerk).

[1893] James A. Dunnington (police).

[1894] James A. Dunnington (police).

[1895] James A. Dunnington (police).

[1896] James A. Dunnington (police).

[1897] James A. Dunnington (police).

[1899] S. Leroy Pritchard (Fishing Commission); Harriet W. Price (widow of J. Hugh Price).

[1900] Harriet W. Price (widow of J. Hugh Price); S. LeR. Pritchard (clerk, Fishing Commission).

[1902] S. Leroy Pritchard (clerk, Fishing Commission).

[1903] Harriet W. Price (widow of John Price); E. Florence Pritchard; S. Leroy Pritchard (Fishing Commission); James A. Dunnington (police).

[1904] S. Leroy Pritchard (Fishing Commission); Harriet W. Price (widow of Jehu [sic] Price).

[1905] Harriet W. Price (widow of John Price).

[1906] Harriet W. Price (widow of John Price); S. Leroy Prichard (Bureau of Fisheries).

[1907] S. Leroy Prichard (Bureau of Fisheries); Harriet W. Price (widow of Jehu [sic] Price).

[1908] Florence E. Pritchard; Samuel Le Roy Pritchard (Bureau of Fisheries).

[1909] Florence E. Pritchard.

[1911] Florence Pritchard (boards); Samuel L. Pritchard (clerk).

[1912] Stephen M. Pritchard (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1913] Samuel LeR. Pritchard (Bureau of Fisheries); Sarah H. Pritchard.

[1914] Florence Pritchard (boards); Samuel L. Pritchard (clerk).

[1915] Clarke J. Risler (bookkeeper); Maurice M. Risler (skilled laborer, Treasury Department).

[1916] Clarke J. Risler (bookkeeper); Maurice M. Risler (skilled laborer, Treasury Department).

[1917] Maurice M. Risler.

[1919] E. Florence Pritchard (clerk); Clarke J. Risler (U.S. Army); Maurice M. Risler (skilled laborer, Treasury Department).

[1920] Maurice M. Risler.

[1922] Florence Pritchard.

[1923] Clark J. Risler (salesman, Coca-Cola Company); Maurice M. Riser (skilled laborer, Treasury Department); Mrs. Pearl Risler (clerk, International Reform Bureau).

[1925] Maurice M. Risler.

[1928] Nellie E. Castle.

[1932] Lester E. Steele.

[1934] Maud Castle.

[1936] Maud Castle.

[1956] Vincent Mauro.

[1967] Vincent Mauro.

[1973] Vincent Mauro.

 

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Residents of 401 A in Boyd’s Directory

15 August 2015

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The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 401 A Street, SE:

[1909] Laura V. Monroe (boarding).

[1917] William S. Davenport (clerk, comptroller of the currency, Treasury Department).

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Residents of 416 A in Boyd’s Directory

9 August 2015

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[Originally posted 31 January 2014; revised 9 August 2015.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 416 A Street, SE:

[1875] Howard B. Abbott (clerk); L. S. Abbott (clerk, Treasury Department); Carlos Hickenlopper (clerk); George Hickenlopper (clerk).

[1876] S. A. H. McKim (physician; business and home address).

[1878] Richard Granger (messenger, House of Representatives post office).

[1877] William E. Stearns (clerk, Patent Office).

[1879] Charles H. Flemer (carpenter); Charles H. Flemer (clerk).

[1882] E. A. Doughty (clerk, Treasury Department); Eva A. Doughty (clerk, Fourth Comptroller’s office); James E. Doughty (lawyer); Charles H. Flemer (carpenter); Lewis Flemer (clerk); Eunice Rider (widow of James Rider).

[1883] Adolph Flemmer [sic] (civil engineer); Charles H. Flemmer; Lewis Flemmer (clerk).

[1884] Adolph Flemmer [sic] (civil engineer); Andrew Flemmer (clerk): Charles H. Flemmer; Lewis Flemmer (clerk); Evelina A. Doughty (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1885] Adolph Flemer (civil engineer); Andrew Flemer (clerk); Eva Doughty (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1886] Henry S. Town (messenger); Mary L. Town (clerk, Post Office Department); Eva Doughty (clerk, Fourth Auditor’s office).

[1887] Eve Doughty (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1888] Eva Doughty (clerk, Fourth Auditor’s office).

[1889] Moses D. Baker (paper-hanger).

[1890] William H. Martin (House of Representatives, Texas); Moses D. Baker (contracting paper-hanger); John C. Henderson (paper-hanger); Julia A. Brown (teacher).

[1891] William H. Harder (printer); Will N. Harder; Julia A. Brown (teacher); Moses D. Baker (contracting paper-hanger); Caleb Taylor (waiter).

[1892] Moses D. Baker (contracting paper-hanger); Julia A. Brown (teacher); William N. Harder (clerk, Pension Office); Mary L. Packard (teacher).

[1893] Moses D. Baker (paper-hanger); James H. Morrison (machinist).

[1895] Lewis Flemer (Mackall Brothers & Flemer).

[1896] Charles H. Flemer; Lewis Flemer (Mackall Brothers & Flemer); Sarah Johnson (domestic).

[1897] Annie B. Woolfolk (domestic); Charles Flemer; John A. Flemer (assistant, Coast and Geodetic Survey); Lewis Flemer (Mackall Brothers & Flemer); Sarah Johnson (domestic).

[1899] Melville G. Green (clerk, Navy Yard).

[1902] Moses D. Baker (paper-hanger).

[1903] Moses D. Baker (sexton).

[1904] Moses D. Baker (sexton).

[1905] Moses D. Baker (sexton).

[1908] Mary F. Baker (sexton); Moses D. Baker (sexton).

[1909] Moses D. Baker (sexton); Charles Poindexter (plumber).

[1915] Moses D. Baker (sexton).

[1916] Anna C. Ault (caretaker).

[1919] Clara B. Smith (widow of Arthur W. Smith).

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Residents of 414 A in Boyd’s Directory

7 August 2015

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[Originally posted 30 January 2014; revised 7 August 2015.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 414 A Street, SE:

[1876] Charles H. Flemer.

[1879] James R. Furgerson (plumber); Annie D. Middleton.

[1880] Albert B. Clark (U.S. Navy); Harry G. Clark (lawyer); Mary F. Clark (widow of Rev. Albert Clark).

[1881] Albert B. Clark (U.S. Navy); Harry G. Clark (lawyer).

[1882] Mary F. Clark (widow of Albert B. Clark).

[1883] Albert B. Clark (U.S. Navy); Harry G. Clark (lawyer); Mary F. Clark (widow of Albert B. Clark).

[1885] Arthur E. Middleton (draftsman); Richard Middleton (inspector).

[1886] Arthur E. Middleton (draftsman); Richard Middleton (clerk); Rose Poore (servant).

[1887] Carrie J. Bryan (widow of Benjamin H. Bryan); Edward C. Bryan.

[1888] Carrie J. Bryan (widow of Benjamin Bryan); Edward C. Bryan (clerk, National Museum).

[1889] Carrie J. Bryan (widow of Benjamin Bryan); Edward C. Bryan (clerk, Fishing Commission).

[1890] Martin M. Rohrer (real estate and loans); Benjamin H. Bryan (police); Edward C. Bryan (clerk).

[1890] Benjamin H. Bryan (police); Carrie J. Bryan (widow of Benjamin H. Bryan); Edward C. Bryan (clerk, Fishing Commission).

[1892] Benjamin H. Bryan (seaman); Carrie J. Bryan (widow of Benjamin H. Bryan); Edward C. Bryan (clerk, Fishing Commission); Martin M. Rohrer (lawyer).

[1893] James A. Flemer (Coast and Geodetic Survey).

[1894] James A. Flemer (Coast and Geodetic Survey).

[1895] John A. Flemer (assistant, Coast and Geodetic Survey); Lewis Flemer (Mackall Brothers & Flemer).

[1896] Charles H. Flemer; John A. Flemer (assistant, Coast and Geodetic Survey); Ellen G. Matthews (teacher).

[1897] Charles Flemer; John A. Flemer (assistant, Coast and Geodetic Survey).

[1898] John A. Flemer (assistant, Coast and Geodetic Survey).

[1902] Pearl S. Craig (clerk, Census Office).

[1903] Annie K. Evans (clerk, District Commissioner [?]); Francis H. Evans (clerk, Indian Office); George W. B. Evans (clerk).

[1905] Francis C. Evans (clerk, Navy); Harry Irwin [sic] (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1906] Emily Evans; Francis C. Evans (Commerce and Labor); Frank Evans; Harry Irion (civil service); Alfred H. Russler (boilermaker).

[1907] Harry Irion (civil servant).

[1908] Francis C. Evans (Commerce and Labor); George W. Evans (clerk); Mabel E. Evans (stenographer); Oscar Gardner (clerk); Harry H. Irion (civil servant); Clarence N. Walker (draftsman).

[1909] Francis C. Evans (Commerce and Labor).

[1910] Leonard R. Walker (engineer).

[1911] Charles Eldon (salesman).

[1912] Summer S. Evans (stenographer).

[1914] John T. Shuman (painter); John T. Shuman, Jr. (clerk, boards).

[1915] John T. Sherman [sic: Shuman?] (clerk, Woodward & Lothrop).

[1917] John T. Shuman (painter); John T. Shuman, Jr. (clerk); Katherine Shuman (clerk).

[1919] Christina Swain; John T. Shuman (clerk, Fred S. Lincoln, Inc.); Hallie Cooper (clerk); Jessie Jones.

[1920] Hallie E. Cooper (clerk, War Department); Susuan Cossell (clerk, war risk).

[1921] William J. Hussion (machinist, Navy Yard).

[1922] Estelle S. Mead (correspondent, Veterans Bureau); Bessie A. Mayhall (clerk, Treasury Department); Ernestine R. Mayhall (clerk, Treasury Department).

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Residents of 321 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 321 A Street, SE:

[1881] Edward W. Ayres (correspondent, Kansas City Times).

[1882] William A. Smith (student); Charles F. Smith (superintendent, Congressional Cemetery).

[1883] William A. Smith (clerk); Charles F. Smith (clerk, Pension Office); Charles S. Smith (captain, U.S. Army, assistant chief of ordnance).

[1884] Charles F. Smith (clerk, Pension Office); Charles S. Smith (captain, U.S. Army, assistant chief of ordnance); William A. Smith (clerk).

[1885] Charles F. Smith (clerk, Pension Office); Charles S. Smith (captain, U.S. Army, assistant chief of ordnance); William A. Smith (clerk).

[1886] William A. Smith (salesman); Ophelia Smith (clerk).

[1887] Charles A. McNamee (Government Printing Office); Charles F. Smith (clerk); William A. Smith (salesman).

[1888] Charles F. Smith (clerk, Pension Office); William F. Gullick (clerk).

[1889] William Alexander [Smith] (clerk); Charles F. Smith (clerk, Pension Office).

[1890] Charles F. Smith (clerk, Pension Office); William A. Smith (clerk).

[1891] Charles F. Smith (clerk, Pension Office); Odie MacNamee (clerk, widow of Charles A. MacNamee); W. Alexander Smith (salesman); William A. Smith (clerk); Radford S. Smith (model-maker).

[1892] Radford S. Smith (pattern-maker); William A. Smith (clerk); William Alexander Smith (salesman).

[1893] William H. [sic] Smith (clerk).

[1894] Charles A. Smith (clerk, Pension Office); William A. Smith (clerk).

[1895] Mary E. Smith (widow of Charles F. Smith); William A. Smith (clerk).

[1896] Mary E. Smith (widow of Charles F. Smith); William A. Smith (clerk).

[1897] W. Alexander Smith (salesman); Radford A. [sic] Smith (pattern-maker).

[1898] Mary E. Smith (widow of Charles F. Smith); William A. Smith (clerk).

[1899] William A. Smith (clerk).

[1902] Frederick H. Braggins.

[1903] Magdalene H. Berger (clerk); William P. Rice (broker); Ceanna Jones (dressmaker).

[1904] S. Stephenson (Library of Congress).

[1905] Frank A. Porterfield (Census Office); Evelyn W. Fant (Library of Congress); Jessie D. Fant (teacher); M. B. Fant (widow of Joseph N. Fant).

[1906] Eva W. Fant (Library of Congress); Evelyn W. Fant (clerk); Jessie D. Fant (teacher); Mariana B. Fant (widow of Joseph Fant).

[1908] Eva M. Fant (Library of Congress); Evelyn W. Fant (clerk); Jessie D. Fant (teacher); Mariana B. Fant (widow of Joseph N. Fant); James Berry (cook).

[1910] Albert S. Davidson (dentist).

[1911] Bettie A. Guinand (Bureau of Printing).

[1912] Jerusha Davidson (widow of John Davidson).

[1913] Richard A. Allen (Museum of Natural History).

[1915] James H. Shouse (doorkeeper, House of Representatives).

[1916] James H. Shouse (messenger, Capitol).

[1919] Mary Allen (clerk).

[1920] Irma M. Rice (clerk, War Department); James H. Shouse (messenger, House of Representatives); Thelma Newell (stenographer, Southern Railroad).

[1921] E. Blanche Rice (clerk, Treasury Department); Irma M. Rice (clerk, War Department).

[1922] Edward Brians (electrician).

[1923] Theron D. Wilson (nautical expert, Navy).

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Residents of 330 A in Boyd’s Directory

16 July 2015

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The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 330 A Street, SE:

[1872] Lemuel B. S. Miller (clerk, Treasury Department).

[1873] Lemuel B. S. Miller (clerk first auditor); D. F. McGowan (clerk, third auditor).

[1875] L. B. S. Miller (lawyer); William E. Miller (conductor).

[1877] E. V. Murphy (official reporter of debates, Senate).

[1878] Charles W. Jones (Senator, Florida).

[1879] Charles W. Havenner (Havenner & Dudley); C. T. Havenner (real estate); Henry B. Havenner (grocer); Pinkney B. Havenner (grocer).

[1880] B. Charlton Havenner; E. Josephine Havenner; Estelle Havenner.

[1881] George C. McPherson (clerk, Treasury Department); James Harper (printer); Martha Herd (servant); Charles D. Willard (lawyer).

[1882] Sarah Reed (servant).

[1883] Clara M. Richter (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1884] Ernest J. Sommer (Coast and Geodetic Survey); Margaret Walker (servant).

[1885] Clara M. Richter (clerk, Post Office Department); Mary Richter (servant).

[1886] Clara M. Richter (clerk, Dead Letter Office); Mary Miller (servant).

[1887] Clara M. Richter (clerk, Dead Letter Office); Ernest J. Sommer (Coast and Geodetic Survey); Emilie Lange (servant).

[1888] Ernest J. Sommer (Coast and Geodetic Survey); Mary Welz (servant); Clara M. Richter (clerk, Dead Letter Office).

[1889] Ernest J. Sommer (draftsman); Clara M. Richter (clerk, Dead Letter Office).

[1890] Ernest J. Sommer (Coast and Geodetic Survey); Clara M. Richter (clerk, Dead Letter Office).

[1891] Ernest J. Sommer (Coast and Geodetic Survey); Clara M. Richter (clerk, Dead Letter Office).

[1892] Ernest J. Sommer (Coast and Geodetic Survey).

[1893] Ernest J. Sommer (topographer); H. Otto Sommer; Clara M. Richter (clerk, Dead Letter Office).

[1894] Ernest J. Sommer (Coast and Geodetic Survey); Miss C. M. Richter (principal clerk, Foreign Division, Post Office Department).

[1895] Ernest J. Sommer (Coast and Geodetic Survey); Miss C. M. Richter (principal clerk, Foreign Division, Post Office Department).

[1896] Miss C. M. Richter (principal clerk, Foreign Division, Post Office Department); Ernest J. Sommer (Coast and Geodetic Survey).

[1897] Ernest J. Sommer (Coast and Geodetic Survey); H. Otto Sommer (student); Julius G. Sommer (student); Clara M. Richter (clerk, Post Office Department).

[1898] Ernest J. Sommer (Coast and Geodetic Survey); H. Otto Sommer (physician); Julia G. Sommer (student); Karl E. Sommer (electrical engineer); Miss C. M. Richter (principal clerk, Foreign Division, Post Office Department).

[1899] Clara M. Richter (clerk, Post Office Department); Ernest J. Sommer (Coast and Geodetic Survey).

[1902] Theodore Straub (clerk, Census Office); Frank A. Flower (clerk, Census Office).

[1903] Frank A. Flower (clerk); John B. Webb (clerk).

[1905] William L. Agnew (printer, Government Printing Office).

[1906] Frank A. Flower (author).

[1907] Emily M. Evans (demonstrator).

[1908] Records of the Past (bimonthly magazine; business address).

[1909] Records of the Past (bimonthly magazine; business address); Thomas F. Nelson (vice president, Records of the Past Exploration Society); Frederick B. Wright (secretary).

[1911] Frederick B. Wright (editor).

[1913] Thomas F. Nelson (genealogist; business address).

[1916] Charles J. Weedon (carrier).

[1917] Mrs. Betty Shinn (telephone operator).

[1918] Thomas W. Walsh (secretary to the Hon. Andrew J. Montague).

[1919] Annie Free (clerk); Clara L. Free (clerk); Charles Weedon (salesman, J. C. Weedon & Co.).

[1922] Charles Weedon (salesman, J. C. Weedon & Co.).

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Thomas M. McNeely: in Treasury Department

19 February 2014

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[He lived at 517 A Street, SE.]

Official Register of the United States, Containing a List of the Officers and Employés in the Civil, Military, and Naval Service (1879), p. 69.

Treasurer’s Office, clerks: Thomas M. McNeely, born in Ohio, appointed from Louisiana, employed in D.C., salary $1,600.


[The same entry appears in the 1887 edition of the Official Register, except that his salary has risen to $1,800.]

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513 A Street, S.E.: summary of its history

19 January 2014

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[The present owner of 513 A Street, S.E., has supplied this history of the house, prepared by Tim Kreis in 1994.]

513 A Street, Southeast, is a flat front Italianate house located on Capitol Hill in the District of Columbia. The land which now comprises the streets and public lands of Capitol Hill originally came into ownership of the Federal government at the time that the District of Columbia was organized during the administration of George Washington. Nineteen landowners donated their property for this purpose in addition to selling lots for federal buildings to the government for $67 each.

The lot dimensions on Capitol Hill differ from those in many other cities around the country. In Washington, the District of Columbia government owns the land up to the face of residential buildings. Some bay window arrangements as well as front porches and stoops, therefore, extend onto public property. This unusual arrangement probably stems from the unique nature of the District at the seat of national government. Congress, having faced difficulties from unruly citizens in Philadelphia, no doubt wanted to be able to control affairs in its new location. Owning the land from the front door out into the street would facilitate control of mobs or demonstrations; all persons could be ordered to remain indoors during times of civil disturbance, and there would be little misunderstanding of what that order meant. The original plats for Capitol Hill lots reflect this arrangement.

The 1803 plat shows original lot 10, square 842, where 513 A Street, S.E. now stands. Since the time this lot was drawn as part of the early speculative real estate design for this part of Washington, the lot has not changed configuration save for being subdivided into an east and west portion at the time that the house was constructed. The original intentions of the owners of this land did not come quickly to fruition, as residential construction east of the Capitol building progressed slowly. Not until after the Civil War were many of the houses in the vicinity of A Street and Sixth, Southeast built.

Records in the National Archives reflect that 513 A Street, S.E., was built in 1887.

Thomas B. Marche, a local clerk, obtained the original building permit, number 351½, for a sum of four dollars in August of 1887. This permit authorized construction of two dwellings on lot 10, square 842, one to be numbered 511 A St. S.E., the other to be 513. Subsequently, the portion where number 513 now stands was renumbered lot 317. Both buildings were originally designed with front bay windows, imitating the construction of 509 A St., which was built two years earlier. For some reason, however, probably budget restrictions, Mr. Marche built 513 without the bay window. Mr. Marche estimated the cost of building each house at the time as $3,000. Mr. Oliver Cox, a contractor who lived at 949 Massachusetts, N.W., oversaw the construction. The original application for a permit to build (brick and stone) specified a building the size of fifteen feet wide and thirty feet deep, reaching a height of twenty-five over the sidewalk. Each house authorized by the permit would stand on a lot of fifteen by one hundred feet. The back portion of the house narrows to ten feet six inches. The application provided for the foundation to be constructed of brick; the house was to have a tin roof.

On the only surviving portion of the original architect’s drawing, the architect is identified as Edw. [Edward] Woltz. The 1887 Boyd’s Directory gives Mr. Woltz’s business address as 530 9th Street, N.W. He lived at 610 I Street, N.W., apparently with his mother Eliza A., widow of Tobias Woltz, and a Charles A. D. Woltz, a painter. A John B. Woltz, carpenter, lived at 2416 N Street, N.W. at the time. and it is possible Charles and John were related to Edward and that all three were in the construction business together in some fashion. Possibly all of them worked on the building of 513 A Street, S.E.

According to Boyd’s Directory, Mr. Marche’s address in 1887 was 511 A St., S.E. However, both 511 and 513 were sold quickly, as the General Assessment of 1887, taken at the end of the year, shows Thomas B. Marche as the owner of lot 9, which is 509 A St., S.E. The house at 513 A St. was sold to Mr. Crittenden Cohen, who seems to have died shortly after purchasing it. His widow, Fannie M. Cohen, acquired title, but did not live in the house. Mrs. Cohen’s address in the city directory was 303 14th St., N.W. The earliest recorded deed of trust providing mortgage financing for the purchase of the house was apparently executed on December 16, 1889 by the Cohens. In 1900 the property was released to Mrs. Cohen’s son, William W. Cohen, who promptly sold it to a Sarah F. M. Hartley.

Although there is no record for Sarah F. M. Hartley in the city directory at the turn of the century, there are records for quite a number of her family members. Sarah was the wife of William B. Hartley, and they moved into the house in 1901. The Hartleys had previously lived at 512 A Street, S.E. William B. Hartley was a merchandise broker and manufacturer’s agent, and ran a company with his son, William P. Hartley (William B. Hartley and Son). Their office was located at 402 Sixth Street, N.W. in 1902, subsequently relocating to 310 Stewart Building, Sixth and D Street, N.W. in 1907. The Hartleys’ business telephone number was Main 2931. By 1914, the office was once again 402 Sixth Street, N.W., which suggests that the establishment may have been destroyed by fire or otherwise demolished and then rebuilt. William P. left the company at this time and became a salesman for Washington Poster Advertising Company; he took up residence at 4413 Iowa Ave., N.W. William B. Hartley died in the mid-1920s, but the house remained in the Hartley family. Sarah F. M. Hartley retained ownership until it passed to her daughters Eunice F. and Sarah D. Hartley in 1919. Eunice was listed as a skilled laborer in the city directory of 1918. She shared the residence with Sarah D. Hartley, presumably a sister or daughter, who was a clerk in the Treasury Department in 1922. By 1935, mortgage filings record a joint tenancy between Eunice F. and Sarah D. Hartley. The house remained in the possession of the Hartley family for 56 years.

Sarah D. Hartley sold the property as surviving joint tenant to Evelyn T. Haller in 1956. Ms. Haller, who is listed in the city directory, was an administrative assistant to the Honorable Richard S. Schweiker, Senator from Pennsylvania. In 1962, the house was again sold to H. George Schweitzer. The 1964 city directory gives the following listing under his name: Deborah S; Heffelfinger & Schweitzer, see Jeffers Pyer, Inc.

In 1965, Schweitzer sold the house to Robert E. Bauman, who was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland during the period 1973–1981.* Rep. Bauman sold the house in 1974 to David F. and D. D. Ollman. David Ollman worked for the Capitol Hill Art and Frame Company. In 1978 the house sold again, this time to J. Ferguson and R. Lambert, who sold it in turn to Greg W. and Mary L. Ramshaw in 1979. The Ramshaws lived in the house until 1987, when it was sold to the present owner.

* Rep. Bauman served in the House from 1973 until 1981, when he resigned in the wake of a scandal involving sex with a House page at the Skyline Motel on South Capitol Street in Washington. See Bauman’s autobiography, The Gentleman from Maryland: The Conscience of a Gay Conservative (1986).

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