SECKER, Charles W
(Cir 1846-)
UNKNOWN, Sarah E
(Cir 1853-)
SECKER, John James
(1875-1943)

 

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THOMPSON, Adelaide Mary

SECKER, John James

  • Born: 12 Apr 1875, Kent, England
  • Marriage: THOMPSON, Adelaide Mary circa 1898
  • Died: 8 May 1943, Los Angeles Co, CA
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Census, 1881, Kent, England. John J Secker is 6, b Folkestone, Kent, England, scholar, son of Sarah E Secker (28). (21 Queen Street C P, Folkestone, Elham Registration District, 1881 Census of England, at Ancestry.com)

Census, 1901, Wales. John J Secker is 25, b Kent, England, resident of Tredegar, Bedwellty, Monmouthshire, Wales. Adelaide M Secker is also on the same 1901 Census record. This appears in the index at Ancestry.com, but access to the actual record requires a different membership than the one I have.

Appearance in Document: Passenger List, 29 Oct 1906, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States. John J Secker (maybe this one) is 30, b Folkestone, England, last residence Cardiff, Wales, departed Liverpool, England in SS Westernland on 17 Oct 1906, arrived in Philadelphia on 29 Oct 1906, steam fitter, destination Macon GA, has tattoo on right arm, contact friend Walter Nash. Also on same record is Charles W Secker, age 25, all other info the same. (Philadelphia Passenger Lists at Ancetry.com)

Census, 1910, Itasca Co, MN. James Secker is 35, b England, parents b England, immigrated 1906, alien, fireman on locomotive, married 11 years to wife Adelaide (34, b England, parents b England, 4 children, all living), son Walter (8, b England), dau Doris (6, b England), son Oliver (4, b England), dau Violet (6 months, b MN). Also in household are boarders Henry Erickson and John Wall. (District 69, Bovey Village, Itasca Co, MN, sheet 2B, family 41)

Appearance in Document: WW1 Draft Registration, 1917, Itasca Co, MN. John James Secker b 12 Apr 1875, resident of Bovey, Itasca Co, MN, Loco Engr, employed at Coleraine, Itasca, MN, nearest relative Mrs Adelaide Secker (wife). (found at Ancestry.com)

Citizenship, 15 Sep 1918, Itasca Co, MN. According to passport application of Adelaide Mary Secker, John James Secker was naturalized as a citizen of the US before District Court of Itasca Co at Grand Rapids, MN, on Sept 15 1918. (US Passport Applications at Ancestry.com)

Census, 1920, Itasca Co, MN. John J Secker is 44, b England, parents b England, immigrated 1906, locomotive engineer, with wife Adelaide M (44, b England, parents b England, immigrated 1906), son Walter J (18, b England, immigrated 1906, private family janitor), dau Deris A (16, b England, immigrated 1906), son Oliver G (13, b England, immigrated 1906), dau Violet D (10, b MN), dau Lillian E (6, b MN), dau Mabel J (4, b MN), dau Winnifred M (2, b MN). Also in household is lodger John Walls (38, single, b MI, brakeman). (Fourth Avenue, District 37, Bovey, Iron Range Twp, Itasca Co, MN, family 93)

Appearance in Document: Passport Application, 7 Aug 1922, Minnesota. In passport application for wife Adelaide Mary Secker, it says her husband John James Secker came to US on the Westerland from Liverpool on 16 Oct 1906, and that he was naturalized as a citizen of the US before District Court of Itasca Co at Grand Rapids, MN, on Sept 15 1918. (US Passport Applications at Ancestry.com)

Census, 1930, Los Angeles Co, CA. John J Secker is 54, b England, parents b England, married (but no wife in household), engineer at Vitaphone Records, lodger in household of Kate A Stahl. (1202 North Cherokee, District 48, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co, CA, sheet 16A, family 327)

Appearance in Document: California Death Index, 8 May 1943, Los Angeles Co, CA. John James Secker b 12 Apr 1875 in other country, d 8 May 1943 in Los Angeles. (CA Death Index found at Ancestry.com)


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John married Adelaide Mary THOMPSON, daughter of Unknown THOMPSON and Unknown THATCHER, circa 1898. (Adelaide Mary THOMPSON was born circa 1875 in Gloucestershire, England and died on 5 Jun 1944 in Alameda County, California, United States.)




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