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Re: Edward Seaman David from NY (1881-1965) and John David from France
Posted by: Pauline Reynolds (ID *****7126) Date: May 17, 2009 at 19:20:38
In Reply to: Edward Seaman David from NY (1881-1965) and John David from France by Kevin David of 1746

Kevin....This is from the Social Security Death Index on Rootsweb.com:

Name Birth Death Last Residence Last Benefit SSN Issued

EDWARD DAVID 28 Mar 1881 Jul 1965 (New York) (none specified) 050-07-2527 New York
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Here is an entry from Ancestry.com. I found it using the "advanced search" option. I don't have access to Ancestry, but will provide a lookup site so you can request one, if you like. The volunteers on this site are VERY nice, so when requesting a lookup of the card info, also request someone send you the actual image privately. That way, you will be able to see Edward's signature, if you haven't seen it before.

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918

Name: Edward Siamon David
Birth: date
Residence: city, Kings, New York
Other: location
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Lookup site:

http://genforum.genealogy.com/recordlookups/
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From the info you gave in your post, this looks like your great-grandfather's birth family:

This 1880 census is from www.familysearch.org:

Household:

Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

John DAVID Self M Male W 40 FRANCE Carpenter FRANCE FRANCE

Julia DAVID Wife M Female W 39 IRE Keeping House IRE IRE

Mary DAVID Dau S Female W 9 NY FRANCE IRE

Elesebeth DAVID Dau S Female W 5 NY FRANCE IRE

P.J. HARRISON Other S Male W 23 CT Shipping Clerk ENG SCOT

F. QUEENLAW Other S Male W 38 FRANCE Sailor FRANCE FRANCE

Source Information:
Census Place Brooklyn, Kings (Brooklyn), New York City-Greater, New York
Family History Library Film 1254841
NA Film Number T9-0841
Page Number 550A

(My note: I looked at the actual census image and the "other" for P. J. Harrison and F. Queenlaw is boarder)
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This 1900 census is from HeritageQuest Online.

1900 Borough of Brooklyn, City of New York, Kings County, New York Census - ED 382, Page 144A - Enumerated 4 June:

1211 Fulton Street

John David, head, birth: June 1840, 60, married 33 years, b. France, parents b. France, immigrated/1861, in US 39 years, naturalized, carpenter

Elizabeth David, daughter, birth: June 1875, 24, single, b. New York, parents b. France

Edward S. J. David, son, birth: Mar 1881, 19, single, b. New York, parents b. France, salesman/typewriters
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Family burials:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=36035036

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=36035009

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=david&GScid=64166&GRid=36039793&
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Enjoy the info. Good luck with your research....Pauline




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