Lillian Schletter in the 1940 Census

August 27, 2012


On April 1, 1940 Lillian SCHLETTER, my Grand Aunt, was a 51 year old single white female institutionalized at Creedmoor State Hospital in Queens Village in New York City. She also lived there during the 1930 Census. It was reported to the census taker that Lillian, as all patients on her census page, worked 3 […]

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Camillo “Carl” Schletter

August 26, 2012


I found a number of newspaper articles related to Carl Schletter’s suicide. Based on a number of things, I believe that this man is a Schletter relative of ours. He may be my great grandfather’s brother, my great grand uncle. He was the father of Alfred Schletter the owner of Schletter’s Pharmacy on Long Island […]

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1940 US Census – EVERS and SCHWARZ (Schletter and Ritter)

April 28, 2012


 29 Clover Ave, Floral Park, NY 11001 Peter EVERS (55) reported to the Census Enumerator that on April 1, 1940 he owned his house located in the incorporated place of Floral Park within the Town of Hempstead. It was valued at $6,500. Interestingly, Peter is recorded as 58 years old in the 1930 Census. That […]

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John and Frances Broadhurst in Cheshire

August 16, 2010


This map shows a number of places important to the family of John and Frances. See their family story in this updated posting

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Broadhurst of Macclesfield – Title Deed Related Material

August 15, 2010


The following material linked from The Bednall Archive.  The data is located here and is credited thusly: “Glyn’s Local & Family History Documents – Part 3: GD 429 to 570 – 01 May 2006” I have extracted the BROADHURST references from the larger database …. ——- 503 (reference number) 1652 Counter part indenture of lease, dated 11 […]

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“The Beauty and The Beast’s Makeup Artist” starring Francis Woodward

June 24, 2010


One of our more mysterious families, Sarah BROADHURST (#3 of 11) and James WOODWARD, has a bit more information thanks to Bill Hoke. Bill recalled two things about their daughter Frances Woodward: Frances was a Ziegfeld Girl and she married George Bau. From those two clues I was able to piece this story together. Frances was born in 1908 in Dover, New Hampshire […]

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John G. Broadhurst Obituary

June 20, 2010


John Broadhurst was the son of John Richard “Jack” and Edith Broadhurst. He died when he was only 13 years old and is buried in Lowell Cemetery. The funeral bearers were Frank Crossley, Carl Costello, Peter Broadhurst and Harry Maguire as noted below. Frank Crossley was the husband of Frances “Fanny” Broadhurst. Carl Costello was […]

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