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Re: William Dom; b. 9/6/1873; immigrated to US in 1886 from Hanover/Hamburg, Ger
Posted by: Byron Dom (ID *****4777) Date: February 19, 2007 at 00:52:59
In Reply to: William Dom; b. 9/6/1873; immigrated to US in 1886 from Hanover/Hamburg, Germany by Byron Dom of 50

I also posted this on other forums here:

Stout: http://genforum.genealogy.com/stout/messages/3759.html
Indiana: http://genforum.genealogy.com/in/messages/31339.html
Germany: http://genforum.genealogy.com/germany/messages/49593.html

A very interesting follow-up was posted on the Germany forum by Eileen Wilson: http://genforum.genealogy.com/germany/messages/49597.html

This could be significant in terms of finding out what became of William Dom. The following is a copy (paste) of the conent of her post:

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William's WWI draft card indicates born 6 September 1873, a naturalized US citizen, living at 2730 S. Calhoun Street in Fort Wayne, a salesman for the Singer Sewing Machine, next of kind was Mary Dom of the same address; dated 12 September 1918.

In the 1930 Census, I find a likely candidate in Wichita, Kansas:

Dom, William, lodger, age 57, widowed, married for first time at age 41, b. Germany, parents b. same, emigrated 1889, naturalized, salesman, music store

The following entry may or may not be connected:
Dunn, Elizabeth D., lodger, age 30, divorced, b. Kansas, father b. New Jersey, mother b. Illinois, operator, elevator

The two entries are considered one household within the boarding house run by a Mary Blanchard on East Main Street.

From the Indiana Marriage Index, William and Mae were married 3 August 1914 in Vigo. Getting a copy of this record should tell you the names of his parents. Finding the church record might also give you additional information about his place of birth.


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