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William Strange b. 1895/96 in PA

Birth record found in Ancestry database for William STRANGE:

1897 Philadelphia Church and Town Records
STRANGE, William born 19 March 1896; baptism 27 April 1897
Calvary Episcopal Church
Parents: Katie & Robert STRANGE
Address: 617 Silliman St.
[Source: Ancestry Library Edition]

William's parents may be:
1900 census: 3717 Warren Street, 24-Ward, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
(Married 2 yrs, since 1898—no children)
Head—STRANGE, Robert, 23, M, B, married 2 yrs, coal yard worker, b. Aug 1877, VA
Wife—STRANGE, Katie, 20, F, B, married 2 yrs, no occupation, b. Jul 1879, VA
Mother—CHRISTY, Temperance, 60, b. Oct 1839 MD, parents b. MD

William may be a lodger in this household:
1910 census: 4020 Filbert St., 24-Ward, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Head—WHITE, Jane, laundress at home, b. VA
Son—WHITE, Roland E., laborer at pool room, b. VA
Lodger—GRAY, James, laborer at chemical laboratory, b. VA
Lodger—STRANGE, William, 15, errand boy at market, b. 1895 PA, parents b. VA

William's father Robert may be the same as:
WW I Draft Registration, 1917-18
STRANGE, Robert, 43, born 25 Oct 1874
Residence: 385 Mantua, Woodbury, Gloucester, NJ
Employment: laborer, E. P. Henry
Nearest kin: [wife] Kate STRANGE, 385 Mantua, Woodbury, Gloucester, NJ

William STRANGE registered for the draft in World War I and also in World War II:

WW I Draft Registration, 1917-18
STRANGE, William, 22; born 19 March 1895 in Norristown, PA;
Employment: laborer at Lang/Long Paper Co.
Marital status: married; dependents—wife & 3 children;
Residence: 641 No. 42 [641 N. 42nd St.?], Philadelphia, PA;

1942 WW II draft registration card
William David STRANGE, 48, b. 19 March 1895, Norristown, PA
Residence: 1924 Lombard St.
Nearest kin: Anna STRANGE, wife
Employer: Leon Willcox, 1808 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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