Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Wordless Wednesday: Murray Heller Warren




Murray Heller Warren, Portrait. Tintype Photograph. c. 1877, most likely taken near Spartansburg, Crawford County, PA or near Corry, Erie County, PA. Privately held by Herstoryan, Houston, Texas. 2010

Daughter of Edward Morgan Warren and Sarah C. (Schriver) WarrenM. H. Warren was born 27 Sept 1854 in Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania. He married Ida Lois Elderkin daughter of Dyer White Elderkin and Lois (King) Elderkin,  11 Aug 1877 in PA. He died 25 Mar 1925 while traveling. He died at the Hotel Green, Pasadena, California and is buried in Grave 12 Lot 2172 of Mountain View Cemetery, Pasadena, Orange County, CA. 

They were the parents of three known children: Murray Heller Warren JrLaura Blanche Warren wife of O. H. BerrymanSarah/Sadie Lois Warren wife of William Levis Judson (the one whose bridal portrait was restored). 

He is my great great grandfather. 



Related Post:  

Wordless Wednesday: Ida Lois (Elderkin) Warren

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday - Robert L. Berryman (1961)




Headstone: Robert L. Berryman, Section E, Forest Park Cemetery, 6900 Lawndale Street, Houston, Harris County, Texas. Photograph by Herstoryan, Houston, Texas. 26 Mar 2010

Wife: Mary "Ethel" Wolf Berryman


Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Wordless Wednesday: Where in the World is Lois Warren Judson? Part 2




Lois Warren Judson with Parasol. Location Unknown. Photograph. c1910. Privately held by Herstoryan, Houston, Texas. 2010

I think this was taken the same day as last week's photo. Where in the world is Lois Warren Judson? Hmm....


Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday - Mary Ethel Wolf Berryman (1980)




Headstone: Mary Ethel Wolf Berryman, Section E, Forest Park Cemetery, 6900 Lawndale Street, Houston, Harris County, Texas. Photograph by Herstoryan, Houston, Texas. 26 Mar 2010

Husband: Robert L. Berryman
  • 1920 - Age 24 - Residence - Houston, Ward 4, Harris, Texas [Census]
  • 1930 - Age 34 - Residence - 2510 Morgan Street, Houston, Harris, Texas [Census]
Sources:
  • Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. Year: 1920;Census Place: Houston Ward 4, Harris, Texas; Roll T625_1814; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 80; Image: 162. Original data: Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. 
  • Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002. Year: 1930; Census Place: Houston, Harris, Texas; Roll 2348; Page: 43A; Enumeration District: 99; Image: 1091.0. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls.

Sunday, May 16, 2010

From the Shoebox: The American School, Tampico (c1917)




The American School [original building], Torreon Street, Tampico, Mexico. Photograph. c1917. Family Photos of William & Lois Judson. Privately held by Herstoryan, Houston, Texas. 2010


"The American School of Tampico was founded in 1917 by Americans who came to the region with the oil companies at the beginning of last century."

My grandmother, Lois Jacqueline Judson Wells, attended this school c1920s-1930s. 

Click here to see the school's History page. Anything look familiar?


Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Wordless Wednesday: Where in the World is Lois Warren Judson?





Walls of Leaves, Lois Warren Judson. Location unknown. Photograph. c1910. Privately held by Herstoryan, Houston, Texas. 2010

Beautiful, but does anyone recognize where she is? Mexico? Anyone else think that looks like a tomb?


Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday - Otway Hazlehurst Berryman (1944)




Headstone: Otway Hazlehurst Berryman, Section E, Forest Park Cemetery, 6900 Lawndale Street, Houston, Harris County, Texas. Photograph by Herstoryan, Houston, Texas. 26 Mar 2010

Obituary: "Oilman Dies" - Gladewater, Texas, Jan. 21. - O. H. Berryman, 61, for 13 years superintendent of the General American gasoline plant here, died Thursday after a ling illness. His body is being sent to Houston. He is survived by his wife, one daughter, Mrs. Josephine Richmond of Houston; one grandson; two brothers, Robert and Cecil Berryman of Houston; two sisters, Mrs. Mark Lang of Port Arthur and Mrs. Frank Hall of San Antonio. 
Related Blog Posts:

Wordless Wednesday: Berryman Family Plot, Forest Park Cemetery, Houston


Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Wordless Wednesday: Berryman Family Plot, Forest Park Cemetery, Houston





Berryman Family Plot, Section E, Forest Park Cemetery (Lawndale), Houston, Texas. Photo by Herstoryan, Houston, Texas. 2010


Related Blog Posts: 

Tombstone Tuesday - Blanche Warren Berryman (1928)



Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday - Blanche Warren Berryman (1928)




Headstone: Blanche Warren Berryman, Section E Lot 96, Forest Park Cemetery, 6900 Lawndale Street, Houston, Harris County, Texas. Photograph by Herstoryan, Houston, Texas. 26 Mar 2010

Blanche was born Laura Blanche Warren on the 3rd of July 1881 in Pennsylvania to Murray Heller and Ida Lois (Elderkin) Warren. Possible birthplaces are: Spartansburg, Crawford County; Corry, Erie County; or Sawyer City, McKean County. Known events of her life are as follows:

  • 1900 - Age 19 - Residence, Rocky Hill Borough, Somerset, New Jersey [Census]
  • 1907 - Age 26 - Marriage to Otway Hazelhurst Berryman in Port Arthur, Texas [Newspaper Clipping]
  • 1908 - Age 27 - Birth of her daughter, Josephine Elderkin Hazlehurst Berryman Richmond, on 20th of December in Mexico. [Census, Social Security Death Index]
  • 1910 - Age 29 - Residence, Trenton, Ward 7, Mercer, New Jersey [Census]
  • 1915 - Age 34 - Residence, Galveston, Texas [Newspaper Article] 
  • 1918 - Age 37 - Residence, Cushing, Oklahoma [US Passport Application]
  • 1920 - Age 39 - Residence, Fort Worth, Ward 8, Tarrant County, Texas [Census]
  • 1928 - Age 46 - Died on the 3rd of May. Seeking location. [Headstone]

Sources:
  • Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004. Year: 1900; Census Place: Montgomery, Somerset, New Jersey; Roll  T623_994; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 85 Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United State  s, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls.
  • "When O.H. Berryman Wed Miss Blanche Warren" (1907), The Port Arthur [Herald?], Page Eight, Date Unknown,  Newspaper Clipping, Herstoryan's Family Archive, privately held by Herstoryan, Houston, Texas. 2010
  • Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Year: 1910; Census Place: Trenton Ward 7, Mercer, New Jersey; Roll  T624_897; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 71; Image: 127. Original data: Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  • "Fort Worth Social Affairs," Dallas Morning News, 31 Jan 1915, online historical archives (DMN 1885-1977), via : accessed 2009 - "Mrs. O Berryman played the piano for the wedding of Miss Marie Van Zandt and Benjamin F Allen."  
  • Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Year: 1920;Census Place: Fort Worth Ward 8, Tarrant, Texas; Roll  T625_1850; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 133; Image: 124. Original data: Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  • Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. umber: 450-52-8424;Issue State: Texas;Issue Date: 1951. Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration. [Josephine B. Richmond]
  • Ancestry.com. U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2007. Original Data: Passport Applications, January 2, 1906-March 31, 1925; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1490, 2740 rolls); General Records of the Department of State, Record Group 59; National Archives, Washington, D.C. [Ida L. Warren: reference to residence of O.H. and (daugther) Blanche Berryman]