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1880 US Federal Census

William Edward CloseAge: 65 years18781944

Name
William Edward Close
Birth April 22, 1878
Publication: Period, WW1
Publication: Period, WW2
Census 1880 US Fed 1880 (Age 20 months)
Note: Living with parents at Greenwich, Connecticut.
Census 1892 US NY 1892 (Age 13 years)
Note: Living with parents at Brooklyn, New York.
Death of a fatherGeorge W Close
May 30, 1896 (Age 18 years)
Note:

New York, New York, Death Index, 1862-1948

Name: George Close Birth Year: abt 1833 Age: 63 Death Date: 30 May 1896 Death Place: Kings, New York, USA Certificate Number: 9392

Birth of a daughter
#1
Viola Martha Close
March 29, 1899 (Age 20 years)
Census 1900 US Fed 1900 (Age 21 years)

Note: Can't find a record for this year.
Death of a wifeSusan Brady
July 7, 1903 (Age 25 years)
Note:

New York, New York, Death Index, 1862-1948

Name: Susie Close Birth Year: abt 1878 Age: 25 Death Date: 7 Jul 1903 Death Place: Kings, New York, USA Certificate Number: 11777

Census 1905 US NY 1905 (Age 26 years)
Note: Living with wife Nora at Brooklyn, New York. Iron Moulder.
Birth of a daughter
#2
Myrtle Close
July 22, 1908 (Age 30 years)
Note:

New York, New York, Birth Index, 1878-1909

Name: Myrtle Close Birth Date: 22 Jul 1908 Recorded Birth Year: 1908 Birth Place: Kings, New York, USA Certificate Number: 24863

Census 1910 US Fed 1910 (Age 31 years)
Note:

Living with wife Nora and family at Brooklyn, New York. Railway Repairer.

He seems to have retrieved his two eldest daughters from his previous marriage.

Death of a daughterMyrtle Close
April 26, 1913 (Age 35 years)
Note:

New York, New York, Death Index, 1862-1948

Name: Myrtle Close Birth Year: abt 1909 Age: 4 Death Date: 26 Apr 1913 Death Place: Kings, New York, USA Certificate Number: 8857

Birth of a son
#3
Edward Close
about 1914 (Age 35 years)
Death of a sonEdward Close
September 14, 1915 (Age 37 years)
Note:

New York, New York, Death Index, 1862-1948

Name: Edward Close Birth Year: abt 1914 Age: 1 Death Date: 14 Sep 1915 Death Place: Kings, New York, USA Certificate Number: 17718

Census 1915 US NY 1915 (Age 36 years)
Note:

Living with wife Nora and family at Brooklyn, New York. Iron Worker.

Also present is mother-in-law, Anna Duckers ... although no details match, so she may be some other relative.

Milit-Beg September 12, 1918 (Age 40 years)
Publication: Period, WW1
Note: WW1 US Draft Card. Blind in both eyes.
Census 1920 US Fed 1920 (Age 41 years)
Note:

Living with wife Nora and family at Brooklyn, New York. Basket Maker.

Also present is brother-in-law, James Burnes.

Census 1925 US NY 1925 (Age 46 years)
Note: Living with wife Nora and family at Brooklyn, New York. Paper Vendor.
Census 1930 US Fed 1930 (Age 51 years)
Note:

Living with wife Nora and family at Brooklyn, New York. Newsboy.

Son, William, and family are also present.

Death of a wifeMara (Nora) E Byrnes
November 27, 1931 (Age 53 years)
Note:

New York, New York, Death Index, 1862-1948

Name: Nora Close Birth Year: abt 1879 Age: 52 Death Date: 27 Nov 1931 Death Place: Kings, New York, USA Certificate Number: 24327

Census 1940 US Fed 1940 (Age 61 years)
Note: Lodging with the Kelley family at Brooklyn, New York. Unemployed.
Milit-Beg April 27, 1942 (Age 64 years)
Publication: Period, WW2
Note: WW2 US Draft Card. Blind in both eyes.

Death about 1944 (Age 65 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
1850 US Federal CensusGeorge W Close
Birth: about 1833Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, America
Death: May 30, 1896Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, America
mother
Marriage: about 1876Connecticut, America
2 years
himself
Family with Susan Brady - View this family
himself
wife
daughter
daughter
Ethel Close
Family with Mara (Nora) E Byrnes - View this family
himself
wife
daughter
Winifred Close
daughter
Myrtle Close
Birth: July 22, 1908Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, America
Death: April 26, 1913Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, America
son
William N Close
son
John Close
daughter
Anna M Close
son
Edward Close
Birth: about 1914Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, America
Death: September 14, 1915Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, America
daughter
Helen E Close
daughter
Nora Emma Close
daughter
Mary R Close

BirthWilliam Edward Close (1878) WW1 US Draft Card, Record Type: WW1 US Draft Card, Name Of Person: William Edward Close
Publication: Period, WW1
BirthWilliam Edward Close (1878) WW2 US Draft Card, Record Type: WW2 US Draft Card, Name Of Person: William Edward Close
Publication: Period, WW2
Census 1880 US FedGeorge W Close (1833) 1880 US Federal Census, Census Type: 1880 US Federal Census, Census Place: Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Census 1892 US NYGeorge W Close (1833) 1892 US NY State Census, Census Type: 1892 US NY State Census, Census Place: Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
Census 1905 US NYWilliam Edward Close (1878) 1905 US NY State Census, Census Type: 1905 US NY State Census, Census Place: Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
Census 1910 US FedWilliam Edward Close (1878) 1910 US Federal Census, Census Type: 1910 US Federal Census, Census Place: Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
Census 1915 US NYWilliam Edward Close (1878) 1915 US NY State Census, Census Type: 1915 US Federal Census, Census Place: Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
Milit-BegWilliam Edward Close (1878) WW1 US Draft Card, Record Type: WW1 US Draft Card, Name Of Person: William Edward Close
Publication: Period, WW1
Census 1920 US FedWilliam Edward Close (1878) 1920 US Federal Census, Census Type: 1920 US Federal Census, Census Place: Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
Census 1925 US NYWilliam Edward Close (1878) 1925 US NY State Census, Census Type: 1925 US NY State Census, Census Place: Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
Census 1930 US FedWilliam Edward Close (1878) 1930 US Federal Census, Census Type: 1930 US Federal Census, Census Place: Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
Census 1940 US FedWilliam Edward Close (1878) 1940 US Federal Census, Census Type: 1940 US Federal Census, Census Place: Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
Milit-BegWilliam Edward Close (1878) WW2 US Draft Card, Record Type: WW2 US Draft Card, Name Of Person: William Edward Close
Publication: Period, WW2
Census 1880 US Fed

Living with parents at Greenwich, Connecticut.

Census 1892 US NY

Living with parents at Brooklyn, New York.

Census 1900 US Fed

Can't find a record for this year.

Census 1905 US NY

Living with wife Nora at Brooklyn, New York. Iron Moulder.

Census 1910 US Fed

Living with wife Nora and family at Brooklyn, New York. Railway Repairer.

He seems to have retrieved his two eldest daughters from his previous marriage.

Census 1915 US NY

Living with wife Nora and family at Brooklyn, New York. Iron Worker.

Also present is mother-in-law, Anna Duckers ... although no details match, so she may be some other relative.

Milit-Beg

WW1 US Draft Card. Blind in both eyes.

Census 1920 US Fed

Living with wife Nora and family at Brooklyn, New York. Basket Maker.

Also present is brother-in-law, James Burnes.

Census 1925 US NY

Living with wife Nora and family at Brooklyn, New York. Paper Vendor.

Census 1930 US Fed

Living with wife Nora and family at Brooklyn, New York. Newsboy.

Son, William, and family are also present.

Census 1940 US Fed

Lodging with the Kelley family at Brooklyn, New York. Unemployed.

Milit-Beg

WW2 US Draft Card. Blind in both eyes.

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Census 1905 US NY1905 US NY State Census1905 US NY State Census
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