Paul Bartlett Van Buren's Genealogy 2017

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  • ID: I509
  • Name: Howard Clifford Harper
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 18 AUG 2017
  • Birth: 09 JUN 1886 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 1 2 3 4 5
  • Occupation: at school 1900 6
  • Occupation: a credit manager in a furniture store 7
  • Note: About 1925, the family moved from Pennsylvania to Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, because Howard Harper's health had been compromised by the influenza epidemic of 1918. Howard C. and Willa M. Harper are first listed in the Glendale City Directory in 1925, and he is listed in all such Directories through 1945 as living at 1841 Kenneth Road. In the 1925 Directory, his employer is given as Braun Corp. in Los Angeles. In all subsequent directories, his occupation is given as a credit manager.
  • Residence: BET 1925 AND 1945 1841 Kenneth Road, Glendale, Los Angeles County, California 8
  • Occupation: a credit manager in a women's apparel store 9
  • Occupation: a credit man, who had worked 12 weeks in 1939 and earned $336 1940 10
  • Note: Only Howard is listed in the 1945 Directory, but his daughter Marjorie [sic; actually Margery] is listed as living with him in the 1945 Directory. In about 1946, he moved in with his son Robert Harper at 545 Rosemary Lane in Burbank.
  • Residence: BET 1946 AND 1950 541 Rosemary Lane, Burbank, Los Angeles County, California 5
  • Occupation: a credit manager in a retail clothing store 1950 5
  • Death: 25 SEP 1950 in Los Angeles County General Hospital, 1200 North State Street, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California 2 5
  • Burial: 28 SEP 1950 Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles County, California 5 11



    Father: James S. Harper b: 07 APR 1859 in England
    Mother: Margery Fawcett Cassady b: 09 APR 1853 in Pennsylvania

    Marriage 1 Wilhelmina Marie ("Willa") Trott b: 17 OCT 1891 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    • Married: 12 AUG 1913 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 12
    • Census: 1920 in Knoxville Borough, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 7
    • Census: 1930 in 1841 Kenneth Road, Glendale, Los Angeles County, California 9
    • Census: 1940 in 1841 Kenneth Road, Glendale, Los Angeles County, California 10
    Children
    1. Has Children Robert Howard Harper b: 15 AUG 1914 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    2. Has Children Margery (Marjorie) Jean Harper b: 03 APR 1920 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

    Sources:
    1. Title: Cassady Family Bible (Marriages, Births & Deaths Pages), Family Info: Cassady Family, Present Owner: Karen Harper Van Buren, Location: Los Altos, CA
      Abbrev: Bible - Cassady
      Publication: 1851-1886
      Page: "Howard Harper was born June the 9th 1886"
    2. Title: California Death Index, 1940-97, Url: www.ancestry.com
      Abbrev: California Death Index, 1940-97
    3. Title: Birth Certificate - Robert Howard Harper, Record Type: Certificate of Birth, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Health - Vital Records,, Name Of Person: Robert Howard Harper, File Number: File No. 1319820 - 1914
      Abbrev: Birth Cert. Robert H. Harper
      Publication: Filed: 8 August 1914
    4. Title: Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Birth Records, Record Type: Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Birth Records,, Subject: Howard Harper, Number: Vol. 30, page 145
      Abbrev: Birth Certificate - Howard Harper
      Publication: 9 June 1886
      Repository:
        Name: copy in possession of Paul B. Van Buren
    5. Title: Death Certificate - Howard C. Harper, Record Type: Certificate of Death, Name Of Person: Howard C. Harper, Volume: County of Los Angeles, California, No. 15276
      Abbrev: Howard C. Harper Death Certificate
    6. Title: 1900 U.S. Census, Record Type: 1900 U.S. Census, www.ancestry.com
      Abbrev: Census 1900, www.ancestry.com
      Page: James S. Harper Household, Pittsburgh Ward 30, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    7. Title: 1920 U. S. Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Knoxville Township, E. D. 164, Record Type: U. S. Census, Household: Howard Harper, Location: Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Knoxville Township, E. D. 164, Record Info: Ancestry.com (Image 23), Film: Roll T625_1513, Page 12A
      Abbrev: 1920 Census PA Allegheny
      Publication: 1920
    8. Title: Glendale, California, City Directory
      Abbrev: Glendale, California, City Directory
      Page: 1925 - 1945
    9. Title: 1930 U.S. Census, California, Los Angeles County, Glendale, Record Type: 1930 U.S. Census, California, Los Angeles County, Glendale, Household: Howard C. Harper Household, Record Info: www.ancestry.com
      Abbrev: 1930 Census CA Harper, H.
    10. Title: 1940 U.S. Census, Record Type: 1940 U.S. Census, www.ancestry.com
      Abbrev: Census 1940, www.ancestry.com
      Page: Howard C. Harper household, Glendale, Los Angeles County, California
    11. Title: Find A Grave, Url: www.findagrave.com
      Abbrev: Find A Grave
      Page: Howard Clifford Harper
      Birth: Jun. 9, 1886
      Death: Sep. 25, 1950
      Family links:
      Spouse:
      Wilhelmina Marie Trott Harper (1891 1943)
      Children:
      Robert Howard Harper (1914 1970)*
      Marjorie J Lewis (1920 1986)*
      *Calculated relationship
      Burial: Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
      Glendale, Los Angeles County, California
      Plot: Col. of the Psalms, Dahlia Terrace, Lot 0, Space 5655
      Maintained by: Find A Grave
      Originally Created by: Kathy Salazar
      Record added: Jan 28, 2014
      Find A Grave Memorial# 124262977
    12. Title: Marriage Cert. Harper/Trott, Record Type: Marriage Certificate, Spouses' Names: Howard E. Harper & Willa M. Trott, Manuscript Info: Certificate No. 14831
      Abbrev: Marriage Cert. Harper/Trott
      Publication: 12 August 1913
      Page: In possession of Karen Harper Van Buren, Los Altos, CA.
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