William John Clarke

M, #2126, b. 22 March 1875, d. 18 March 1959
Father*William Henry Clarke b. 3 Jun 1850
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Burns b. 3 Jun 1850
William John Clarke was born on Monday, 22 March 1875 at Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He was baptized on Sunday, 18 April 1875 at Christ Church, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The following Godparents were listed: John Burns and Jane Baile. He appeared in the household of William Henry Clarke on the census of 1881 at London East, Middlesex Co., Ontario, Canada. He was entered as: Clarke, William, male, age 6, born Quebec, Church of England, of English origin, going to school. He appeared in the household of William J. Hess on the census of 5 June 1900 at Benita Ave., Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, California, USA. He was enumerated as: Clark, William, servant, white, male, born Mar 1875, age 25, single, born Canada, both parents born England, baker, able to read, write and speak English. William and Charlie Bush were married on Friday, 10 July 1908. He appeared as head of the household on the census of 5 May 1910 at 118 Catalina Ave., Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, California, USA. He was recorded as: Clark, William J., head, male, white, age 35, married once for 2 years, born Canada, both parents born England, immigrated 1884, speaks English, motorman for an electric car co., worker, employed, able to read and write, rents a house. Charlie Bush, Richard Erwin Clarke, Rolland Earl Venable and Erwin James Clarke also appeared in the household. He appeared as head of the household on the census of 20 January 1920 at 619 North Guadalupe Ave., Redondo Beach, Los Angeles Co., California, USA. He was listed as: Clarke, William J., head, freely own house, male, white, age 45, married, immigrate 1883, naturalized in 1914, born Canada, both parents born England, speaks English, motorman for electric car co., worker. Charlie Clarke, Erwin James Clarke and Rolland Earl Venable also appeared in the household. He appeared as head of the household on the census of 7 April 1930 at 89 North Sierra Bonita Ave., Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., California, USA. He was enumerated as: Clark, William J., head, rents house for $40/month, male, white, age 56, married, 33 when first married, able to read and write, born Canada, both parents born England, speaks English, immigrated 1881, naturalized, speaks English, salesman in a grocery store, employed. Charlie Clarke and Erwin James Clarke also appeared in the household. William died on Wednesday, 18 March 1959 at Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California, USA, at age 83 years, 11 months and 24 days. He was buried at Downey District Cemetery, Downey, Los Angeles Co., California, USA.

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Charlie Bush b. 23 Dec 1878, d. 10 Sep 1963
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