Durham, Herbert Arthur (1880-1952)

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1917, page 474 [edited image]

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1917, page 474 [edited image]

Herbert Arthur Durham was the manager of Old Country Tea Rooms in 1915 and 1916. He lived at 1993 Beach Avenue in 1917.

Old Country Tea Rooms, detail from Vancouver City Archives, Str P427 - [The west side of the 600 Block Granville Street looking south], 1921, http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-side-of-600-block-granville-street-looking-south.

Old Country Tea Rooms, detail from Vancouver City Archives, Str P427 – [The west side of the 600 Block Granville Street looking south], 1921, http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-side-of-600-block-granville-street-looking-south.

Herbert Arthur Durham was born in Teddington, Middlesex, on August 1, 1880.

Herbert’s father was William Thomas Durham (1843-1914), an army officer who was born in Montreal, Quebec. Herbert’s mother was Maria Eliza Gardner (1848-1899), who was born at St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands.

In 1901, Herbert was living with his father in Teddington. He was working as a stock jobber’s clerk.

July 7, 1910, in Kingston, Surrey, Herbert married Jessie MacGregor. She was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on December 19, 1874 (although she sometimes said that she was born later). Her parents were Alexander Macgregor and Joan Peacock Whitton.

By 1911, Herbert and Jessie were living at 688 Spadina Avenue in Toronto, Ontario. Herbert was working as an accountant.

In 1915, Herbert was a witness at the wedding of Jessie’s sister, Catherine.

On February 17, 1917, Herbert signed his attestation papers to serve with the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War. He was part of the “Vancouver Forestry Draft” for the Canadian Expeditionary Force. He said that his previous occupation was “accountant.”

He served in Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia, and became a staff sergeant. While he was serving, he was treated for appendicitis and defective vision. He was discharged in 1919 as part of the general demobilization.

On September 24, 1919, Herbert, Jessie and Geoffrey travelled to the United States on the Great Northern Railway. Their destination was Los Angeles, California.

In 1920, they were living in Los Angeles. Herbert was an escrow agent with a title and trust company, which was his occupation for the rest of his working life in California.

In 1930, Herbert, Jessie and Geoffrey were living in San Diego.

In 1937, Herbert, Jessie and Geoffrey were at 8169 Fairview Avenue in La Mesa, east of downtown San Diego.

La Mesa City Directory, 1937, page 1205.

La Mesa City Directory, 1937, page 1205.

8169 Fairview Avenue, La Mesa, California; Google Streets: searched October 17, 2017; image dated April 2015.

8169 Fairview Avenue, La Mesa, California; Google Streets: searched October 17, 2017; image dated April 2015.

In 1940, Herbert and Jessie were in Coronado, California.

Jessie died in San Diego County, California, on September 14, 1944. She was buried in Greenwood Memorial Park in San Diego.

Herbert died on February 4, 1952, in Los Angeles County, California.

Herbert and Jessie had a son.

 

Geoffrey Anson Durham

Geoffrey Anson Durham was born in Toronto, Ontario, on December 29, 1911.

In 1934 he was a seaman on the S.S. Admiral Wood, based at San Francisco.

In 1938, he married Charlotte Warren McElroy. She was born in Portland, Oregon, on January 18, 1915. Her parents were Guy W. McElroy and Hazel Adeline Warren.

Oakland Tribune (Oakland, California), October 10, 1938, page 23, column 6.

Oakland Tribune (Oakland, California), October 10, 1938, page 23, column 6.

In 1940, Geoffrey and Charlotte were living in San Francisco. Geoffrey was a technical clerk.

In 1945 and 1948, Geoffrey and Charlotte were in San Francisco. Geoffrey was an engineer with the Shell Oil Company.

San Francisco City Directory, 1945, page 522.

San Francisco City Directory, 1945, page 522.

In 1959, they were in Palo Alto, California.

While Charlotte and Geoffrey were in England in 1973, Charlotte became ill. She died on February 20, 1973, in Isleworth, Middlesex, England.

On August 20, 1980, in Nevada, Geoffrey married Phyllis Jean McElroy.

Geoffrey died on March 15, 1986, in Los Angeles County, California.

Geoffrey and Charlotte had a daughter, Merilee Jean Dunham, who married Harry Charles Worsey (1934-2010).

 

Sources

William Thomas Durham (father of Herbert Arthur Durham)

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DGK-5YR : 13 December 2014), William Thomas Durham, 1874; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1874, quarter 2, vol. 1A, p. 286, Kensington, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q277-16BQ : 20 August 2016), William Thomas Durham, Teddington (Middlesex), Surrey, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 4, Piece/Folio 842/113, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,414.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QN58-8N2 : 30 August 2017), William T Durham, Teddington, Surrey, England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Surrey county,  subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9XJ-VDJ : 8 April 2016), William T Durham, Teddington (Middlesex), Surrey, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Hampton subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2J36-S9G : 31 December 2014), William T Durham, 1914; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Holborn, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England. [possible connection]

 

Mara Eliza Gardner (mother of Herbert Arthur Durham)

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DGK-RM5 : 13 December 2014), Mara Eliza Dunn, 1874; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1874, quarter 2, vol. 1A, p. 286, Kensington, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q277-16BG : 20 August 2016), Mara Eliza Durham in household of William Thomas Durham, Teddington (Middlesex), Surrey, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 4, Piece/Folio 842/113, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,414.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QN58-XT2 : 30 August 2017), Eliza Mona Durham in household of William T Durham, Teddington, Surrey, England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Surrey county,  subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2J5M-ZQX : 31 December 2014), Mara Eliza Durham, 1899; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Kingston, Surrey, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

Herbert Arthur Durham

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QN58-BW2 : 30 August 2017), Herbert A Durham in household of William T Durham, Teddington, Surrey, England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Surrey county,  subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9XJ-VD2 : 8 April 2016), Herbert A Durham in household of William T Durham, Teddington (Middlesex), Surrey, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Hampton subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DXH-MY3 : 13 December 2014), Herbert A Durham, 1910; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1910, quarter 3, vol. 2A, p. 980, Kingston, Surrey, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWDM-15D : 2 August 2017), Herbert Arthur Durham in household of Hugh Wellard, Thames Ditton, Esher, Surrey, England; from “1911 England and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

Canadian Expeditionary Force; Name: Durham, Herbert Arthur; Regimental Number: 2203319; Date of Birth: 01/08/1880; Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 2774 – 14; Item Number: 370685; Record Group: Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF); http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/personnel-records/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=370685. Digitized service file B2774-S014: http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?op=pdf&app=CEF&id=B2774-S014.

“Washington, Seattle, Passenger Lists, 1890-1957,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KYK1-L97 : 4 December 2014), Herbert A Durham, ; citing Seattle, King, Washington, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1383, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.; FHL microfilm 1,454,978.

“United States Census, 1920,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHQX-G91 : accessed 17 October 2017), Herbert A Durham, Los Angeles Assembly District 63, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing  ED 152, sheet 29A, line 12, family 383, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 106; FHL microfilm 1,820,106.

“United States Census, 1930,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XC6V-HWY : accessed 17 October 2017), Herbert A Durham, San Diego, San Diego, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 136, sheet 3A, line 36, family 94, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 192; FHL microfilm 2,339,927.

“United States Census, 1940,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K98D-L5W : accessed 17 October 2017), Herbert Durham, Coronado, National Judicial Township, San Diego, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 37-49, sheet 8B, line 55, family 225, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627.  Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 – 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 296.

“United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V48R-SSD : 8 April 2016), Herbert Arthur Durham, 1942; citing NARA microfilm publication M1936, M1937, M1939, M1951, M1962, M1964, M1986, M2090, and M2097 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

“California Death Index, 1940-1997,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPKW-652 : 26 November 2014), Herbert Arthur Durham, 04 Feb 1952; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

 

Alexander MacGregor (father of Jessie MacGregor)

“Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XTVB-K9D : 8 December 2014), A. Macgregor and Joan P. Whitton, 08 Aug 1871; citing Monifieth,Angus,Scotland, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 6,035,516.

 

Joan Peacock Whitton (mother of Jessie MacGregor)

“Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XTVB-K98 : 8 December 2014), A. Macgregor and Joan P. Whitton, 08 Aug 1871; citing Monifieth,Angus,Scotland, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 6,035,516.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2JPD-WPP : 31 December 2014), Joan Peacock W Macgregor, 1899; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Aston, Warwickshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England. [possible connection].

 

Jessie MacGregor (wife of Herbert Arthur Durham)

“Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FQWS-7M3 : 8 December 2014), Jessie Macgregor, 19 Dec 1874; citing EDINBURGH,MIDLOTHIAN,SCOTLAND, reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 6,035,516.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DXC-PP4 : 13 December 2014), Jessie Mac Gregor, 1910; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1910, quarter 3, vol. 2A, p. 980, Kingston, Surrey, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWDM-156 : 2 August 2017), Jessie Durham in household of Hugh Wellard, Thames Ditton, Esher, Surrey, England; from “1911 England and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“Washington, Seattle, Passenger Lists, 1890-1957,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KYK1-L9W : 4 December 2014), Jessie Durham, ; citing Seattle, King, Washington, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1383, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.; FHL microfilm 1,454,978.

“United States Census, 1920,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHQX-GSM : accessed 17 October 2017), Jessie Durham in household of Herbert A Durham, Los Angeles Assembly District 63, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing  ED 152, sheet 29A, line 13, family 383, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 106; FHL microfilm 1,820,106.

“United States Census, 1930,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XC6V-HWB : accessed 17 October 2017), Jesse Durham in household of Herbert A Durham, San Diego, San Diego, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 136, sheet 3A, line 37, family 94, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 192; FHL microfilm 2,339,927.

“United States Census, 1940,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K98D-L54 : accessed 17 October 2017), Bessie Durham in household of Herbert Durham, Coronado, National Judicial Township, San Diego, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 37-49, sheet 8B, line 56, family 225, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627.  Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 – 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 296.

“California Death Index, 1940-1997,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPQZ-69J : 26 November 2014), Jessie Durham, 14 Sep 1944; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

“BillionGraves Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KBY7-RSK : 25 April 2016), Jessie Durham, died 14 Sep 1944; citing BillionGraves (http://www.billiongraves.com : 2012), Burial at Greenwood Memorial Park, San Diego, San Diego, California, United States; https://billiongraves.com/grave/person/4651667.

 

Catherine Macgregor (sister of Jessie MacGregor)

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDZ2-K8R : 21 January 2016), Frederick Ernest Trickett and Catherine Macgregor, 01 Jul 1915; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11379, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,707.

 

Geoffrey Anson Durham (son of Herbert Arthur Durham)

“Ontario Births, 1869-1912,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMH7-KMF : 9 August 2017), Goffrey Anson Durham, 29 Dec 1911; citing Birth, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,434,981.

“Washington, Seattle, Passenger Lists, 1890-1957,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KYK1-L94 : 4 December 2014), Geoffrey A Durham, ; citing Seattle, King, Washington, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1383, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.; FHL microfilm 1,454,978.

“United States Census, 1920,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHQX-GS9 : accessed 17 October 2017), Geoffrey Durham in household of Herbert A Durham, Los Angeles Assembly District 63, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing  ED 152, sheet 29A, line 14, family 383, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 106; FHL microfilm 1,820,106.

“United States Census, 1930,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XC6V-HW1 : accessed 17 October 2017), Jeffrey A Durham in household of Herbert A Durham, San Diego, San Diego, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 136, sheet 3A, line 38, family 94, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 192; FHL microfilm 2,339,927.

“California, Northern U.S. District Court Naturalization Index, 1852-1989”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K8CY-8KT : 25 April 2016), Geoffrey Anson Durham, 1931.

“California, Northern U.S. District Court Naturalization Index, 1852-1989”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K8CY-8KY : 25 April 2016), Geoffrey Anson Durham, 1934.

“United States Census, 1940,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K9D7-745 : accessed 17 October 2017), Geoffrey Durham, Assembly District 27, San Francisco, San Francisco City, San Francisco, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 38-484, sheet 62A, line 38, family 133, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627.  Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 – 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 317.

“Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VV1V-B57 : 9 December 2014), Geoffrey Anson Durham and Phyllis Jean Mcelroy, 20 Aug 1980; from “Nevada, Marriage Index, 1956-2005,” database, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2007); citing Stateline, , Nevada, United States, County Book 97-4, p. 81    4, archive film number 704452, Nevada State Health Division, Carson City, and Clark County Marriage Bureau, Las Vegas.

“United States Public Records, 1970-2009,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KT2M-P7P : 23 May 2014), Geoffrey A Durham, Residence, Pasadena, California, United States; a third party aggregator of publicly available information.

“California Death Index, 1940-1997,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VGPQ-CRV : 26 November 2014), Geoffrey Anson Durham, 15 Mar 1986; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

“United States Social Security Death Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VMMH-PY8 : 20 May 2014), Geoffrey  Durham, Mar 1986; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

 

Guy W. Mc Elroy (father of Charlotte Warren McElroy)

“United States Census, 1900,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9GK-3MK : accessed 17 October 2017), Guy A Mcelroy in household of John W Mcelroy, Saratoga Township, Santa Clara, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 79, sheet 2B, family 58, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,111.

“United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZVC-XT4 : 12 December 2014), Guy W Mcelroy, 1917-1918; citing Berkeley City no 2, California, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,530,674.

“United States Census, 1920,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MH7V-C3F : accessed 17 October 2017), Guy W Mcelroy, San Rafael, Marin, California, United States; citing  ED 91, sheet 6B, line 91, family 163, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 120; FHL microfilm 1,820,120.

“United States Census, 1930,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCD8-3CC : accessed 17 October 2017), Guy W Mc Elroy, San Anselmo, Marin, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 11, sheet 6A, line 31, family 171, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 176; FHL microfilm 2,339,911.

“United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V4D3-Q28 : 8 April 2016), Guy W Mcelroy, 1942; citing NARA microfilm publication M1936, M1937, M1939, M1951, M1962, M1964, M1986, M2090, and M2097 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

“California Death Index, 1940-1997,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPK5-Z76 : 26 November 2014), Guy W Mcelroy, 30 Nov 1966; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVLX-J5CQ : 13 December 2015), Guy W McElroy, 1966; Burial, Covina, Los Angeles, California, United States of America, Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Covina Hills); citing record ID 94396826, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=94396826.

 

Hazel Adeline Warren (mother of Charlotte Warren McElroy)

“California Births and Christenings, 1812-1988,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2XP-XG3 : 6 December 2014), Hazel Adelina Warren, 27 Aug 1896; citing Monterey, Monterey, California; FHL microfilm 1,290,889.

“United States Census, 1920,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MH7V-C3N : accessed 17 October 2017), Hazel Mcelroy in household of Guy W Mcelroy, San Rafael, Marin, California, United States; citing  ED 91, sheet 6B, line 92, family 163, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 120; FHL microfilm 1,820,120.

“United States Census, 1930,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCD8-3CZ : accessed 17 October 2017), Hazel W Mc Elroy in household of Guy W Mc Elroy, San Anselmo, Marin, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 11, sheet 6A, line 32, family 171, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 176; FHL microfilm 2,339,911.

“California Death Index, 1940-1997,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VP66-F1T : 26 November 2014), Hazel Adeleen Mcelroy, 05 Jun 1958; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

 

Charlotte Warren McElroy (wife of Geoffrey Anson Durham)

“United States Census, 1920,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MH7V-C3J : accessed 17 October 2017), Charlotte E Mcelroy in household of Guy W Mcelroy, San Rafael, Marin, California, United States; citing  ED 91, sheet 6B, line 93, family 163, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 120; FHL microfilm 1,820,120.

“United States Census, 1930,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCD8-3C8 : accessed 17 October 2017), Charlotte W Mc Elroy in household of Guy W Mc Elroy, San Anselmo, Marin, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 11, sheet 6A, line 33, family 171, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 176; FHL microfilm 2,339,911.

“United States Census, 1940,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K9D7-74R : accessed 17 October 2017), Charlotte Durham in household of Geoffrey Durham, Assembly District 27, San Francisco, San Francisco City, San Francisco, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 38-484, sheet 62A, line 39, family 133, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627.  Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 – 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 317.

The National Archives at College Park; College Park, Maryland, USA; ARC Title: Reports of Deaths on American Citizens [Abroad] 1963-1974; NAI Number: 613857; Record Group Title: General Records of the Department of State, 1763 – 2002; Record Group Number: RG 59; Box Number: 117; Box Description: 1973 DL – FK. Ancestry.com. Reports of Deaths of American Citizens Abroad, 1835-1974 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Name: Charlotte Warren Durham; Age: 58; Birth Date: abt 1915; Death Date: 20 Feb 1973; Death Place: England.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVCB-556X : 4 September 2014), Charlotte Warren Durham, 1973; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Hounslow, Middlesex, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

Phyllis Jean Mcelroy (wife of Geoffrey Anson Durham)

“Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VV1V-B5W : 9 December 2014), Geoffrey Anson Durham and Phyllis Jean Mcelroy, 20 Aug 1980; from “Nevada, Marriage Index, 1956-2005,” database, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2007); citing Stateline, , Nevada, United States, County Book 97-4, p. 81    4, archive film number 704452, Nevada State Health Division, Carson City, and Clark County Marriage Bureau, Las Vegas.

 

Merilee Jean Durham (daughter of Geoffrey Anson Durham)

“California Birth Index, 1905-1995,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2QY-BM5 : 27 November 2014), Merilee Jean Durham, 06 Jun 1942; citing San Francisco, California, United States, Department of Health Services, Vital Statistics Department, Sacramento.

“California Marriage Index, 1960-1985,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V6P8-774 : 27 November 2014), Harry C Worsey and Merilee J Durham, 15 Mar 1964; from “California, Marriage Index, 1960-1985,” database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2007); citing Santa Clara, California, Center of Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento.

“United States Public Records, 1970-2009,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KTH6-KVS : 23 May 2014), Merilee J Worsey, Residence, Germantown, Maryland, United States; a third party aggregator of publicly available information.

“BillionGraves Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK72-DRTL : 24 June 2015), Marilee Jean Worsey, died ; citing BillionGraves (http://www.billiongraves.com : 2012), Burial at Neelsville Presbyterian Cemetery, Germantown, Montgomery, Maryland, United States; https://billiongraves.com/grave/person/10820367.

 

Harry Charles Worsey (husband of Merilee Jean Durham)

“California Marriage Index, 1960-1985,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V6P8-77H : 27 November 2014), Harry C Worsey and Merilee J Durham, 15 Mar 1964; from “California, Marriage Index, 1960-1985,” database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2007); citing Santa Clara, California, Center of Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento.

“United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKLZ-6TZK : 25 October 2016), Harry Charles Worsey, Washington DC, United States, 04 Apr 2010; from “Recent Newspaper Obituaries (1977 – Today),” database, GenealogyBank.com (http://www.genealogybank.com : 2014); citing Washington Post, The, born-digital text.

“United States Social Security Death Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VQSN-GWP : 20 May 2014), Harry C Worsey, 31 Mar 2010; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGL-41FX : 13 December 2015), Harry Charles Worsey, 2010; Burial, Germantown, Montgomery, Maryland, United States of America, Neelsville Presbyterian Church Cemetery; citing record ID 127897882, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=127897882.

“BillionGraves Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVJR-9RQ1 : 24 June 2015), Harry Charles Worsey, died 31 Mar 2010; citing BillionGraves (http://www.billiongraves.com : 2012), Burial at Neelsville Presbyterian Cemetery, Germantown, Montgomery, Maryland, United Statesl; https://billiongraves.com/grave/person/10820361.