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Ross and Edith (Becker) Hutchison - 1920 and 1940 U.S. Census records, 1915 Philadelphia marriages, Graves in Chelten Hills Cemetery, Death certificate of Ross Hutchison and 1942 Draft Registration

My father's mother Eleanor (Becker) Angelo, and Edith (Becker) Hutchison's mother Anne (Schlectweg) Becker, are named in this 1920 census record. Anne was Eleanor's grandmother and Edith was her aunt. The Hutchisons had a son named Warren who used to call his older cousin Eleanor "sis". Eleanor's mother Mabel died when Eleanor was two years old. First she lived with her grandmother Anne and then with her aunt Edith. Eleanor married her husband Ralph Angelo when she was 15 years old.

14th Census of the United States: 1920 -- Population

County of Philadelphia; Township or other division of county: Germantown; Name of incorporated place: Philadelphia City; Ward 22, E.D. 572, Sheet 4B, Lines 53-66,
Enumerated 6 January 1920

1327 Narragansett Avenue

Family Name First Name Census Data
Ross D Hutchison (6) head of the family; (7) home: rented; (9) male; (10) white; (11) age 29; (12) married; (19-24) he and his parents born in Pennsylvania; (25) employed; (26) occupation (trade, profession, or particular kind of work done): printer; (27) industry, business, or establishment in which at work: [blank]; (28) employee (wage-worker)
Edith M (6) relationship of this person to the head of the family: wife; female; white; age 28; married; she and her parents born in Pennsylvania; occupation: none
Becker Anna E relationship of this person to the head of the family: mother-in-law; female; white; age 55; married; (19) born in Pennsylvania; (21-22) father's place of birth: Pennsylvania; mother tongue: German; (23-24) mother's place of birth: Pennsylvania; and mother tongue: Irish [struck through]; occupation: none
Elenora M relationship of this person to the head of the family: niece; female; white; age 10; she and her parents born in Pennsylvania; (16) attended school any time since 1 September 1919: yes; occupation: none

Notes: Ross, Edith and Anna were (17-18) able to read and write, and all members of this household were (25) able to speak English.

Source: National Archives (NARA) Microfilm Publication T625, Roll 1623
Image at FamilySearch.org (6 October 2016)

Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951

Clerk of the Orphan's Court. City Hall, Philadelphia

Name: Ross D Hutchison
Spouse's Name: Becker
Year: 1915
License Number: 337835

Name: Hutchison
Spouse's Name: Edith M Becker
Event Year: 1915
License Number: 337835

Source: Images at FamilySearch.org (6 October 2016)

The Hutchison graves in Chelten Hills Cemetery

The graves of Ross and his wife Edith (Becker) Hutchison are in Chelten Hills Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19138, Section __, Lot 184K, Graves 2-3.

Owner: Grave 2: Ross Hutchinson. Grave 3: Edith Hutchinson
Lot No. 184K
Size: 9' x 12'

Note.--The cemetery records misrecord the family name "Hutchison" as "Hutchinson". There is no "n" in the family name.

Int. Number Date Name of Deceased Age Position Depth Permit Number Disease
8829 1/18/47 Ross Hutchinson 56 2 6 198x Nat. Causes
12565 1/6/62 Edith M. Hutchinson 70 3 6 N. J. Cardiac Vas

Cemetery Cards

Name  Hutchinson, Ross  Number  8829
Lot  184-K
Permit No  198x
Position  2-6'   Trim
Date of Death  1/14/47
Date of Interment  1/18/47
Undertaker  Bedell
Lot Owner  Ross Hutchinson

Name  Hutchinson, Edith M.  Number  12565
Lot  184-K
Permit No  N. J.
Position  #3-6'   Wood- Trim  Cardia Vas Collaps
Date of Death  1/3/62   70 Yrs.
Date of Interment  1/6/62
Undertaker  Bedle Funeral Home
Lot Owner  Rose Hutchinson [Note.--The name "Rose" is struck through and "Edith" has been written above it.]

There was a Bedell Funeral Home at 7447 Amboy Road, Staten Island, New York.

New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949

Name: Ross D. Hutchison
Date of Death: 15 January 1947
Place: New York City, Richmond, New York
Address: 5322 Arthur Kill Road
Residence: Tottenville, Richmond, New York
Sex: Male
Race: White
Age: 56
Occupation: Foreman, Printer
Birth Date: 1 January 1891
Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Burial Date: 18 January 1947
Burial Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Cemetery: Chelton Hills Cemetery
Father's Name: Julian Hutchison
Father's Birthplace: U.S.
Mother's Name: Sarah Davis
Mother's Birthplace: U.S.
Marriage: Married
Spouse's Name: Edith M. Hutchison

Source: FamilySearch.org (16 November 2016)

16th Census of the United States: 1940 -- Population Schedule

New York, Richmond Borough, Ward [the number "5" has been crossed out], Block Nos. L-N, S.D. No. 11, E.D. 43-270, Sheet 3B, Enumerated April 5, 1940, Lines 60-63
Named are those "whose usual place of residence on April 1, 1940, was in this household"

303 Brehaut Avenue

Family Name First Name Census Data
Hutchison Ross (4) home owned or rented: R (rented); (5) monthly rent: 16; (8) head of household; (9) male; (10) white; (11) age at last birthday before 1 April 1940: 49; (12) married; (14) highest grade of school completed: H1 (High school, 1st year); (15) Place of Birth: Pennsylvania; (17) Residence, April 1, 1935: same place; (21) employment status of persons 14 years or older: no (not employed); (22) at work on, or assigned to, public EMERGENCY WORK (WPA, NYA, CCC, etc.) during week of March 24-30? no; (23) was this person SEEKING WORK: yes; (27) duration of unemployment up to March 30, 1940, in weeks: 30; (28) occupation: Printer; (29) industry: Print. Shop; (30) class of worker: PW (wage or salary worker in private work); (31) number of weeks worked in 1939 (equivalent full-time weeks): 30; (32) income for 1939 (12 months ending 31 December 1939): wages received: 1200; (33) income of more than $50 from sources other than wages or salary: no
Edith (8) relationship to head of this household: wife; female; white; age: 48; married; (14) 7 (Elementary school, 1st-7th); (15) Place of Birth: Pennsylvania; (17) Residence, April 1, 1935: same place; (21) not employed; (25) whether engaged in home housework (H), in school (S), unable to work (U), or other (Ot): H; (31) 0; (32) 0; (33) no
Warren son; male; white; age: 19; (12) single; (14) highest grade of school completed: H4 (High school, 9th-12th); (15) Place of Birth: Pennsylvania; (17) Residence, April 1, 1935: same place; (21) not employed; (22) no; (23) yes; (27) 91; (28-29) New worker; (31) 0; (32) 0; (33) no
Leroy son; male; white; age: 16; single; (13) Attended school or college any time since March 1, 1940: yes; (15) Pennsylvania; (17) same place; (21) Persons 14 years old and over - Employment Status: not employed; (22) no; (23) no; (24) If not seeking work, did he HAVE A JOB, business, etc.: no

Source: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publication T627
Image at FamilySearch.org (16 November 2016)

Notes: Edith was the census taker's informant for this family, as indicated by a circled "X" beside her name. (According to real estate records, 303 Brehaut Avenue, Staten Island, is a single family house that was built in 1935.)

United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942

REGISTRATION CARD - (Men born on or after April 28, 1877 and on or before February 16, 1897)

Serial Number: U  1624
1. Name:  Ross Davis Hutchison
2. Place of Residence:  303 Brehaut Ave., (Town, township, village, or city) Tott[enville], (County) Rich[mond], (State) N[ew] Y[ork]
3. Mailing Address:  Same
4. Telephone:  none
5. Age in Years:  51
6. Place of Birth:  (Town or county) Harrisburg, (State or country) PA.
Date of Birth:  1-1-91
7. Name and Address of Person Who Will Always Know Your Address:  J.B. Hutchison, 6324 Haverford Ave., Phila., PA.
8. Employer's Name and Address:  M. Bayerdorffer, 379 Huguenot Ave., S[taten] I[sland]
9. Place of Employment or Business:  Same
(Registrant's signature)  Ross D. Hutchison

D.S.S. Form 1
(Revised 4-1-42)

Source: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publication
Image at FamilySearch.org (16 November 2016)

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