Albert Sheldon ORDWAY

Albert Sheldon ORDWAY

Male 1902 - 1982  (80 years)

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  • Name Albert Sheldon ORDWAY 
    Born 13 May 1902  Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Oct 1982  Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I1101  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2011 

    Father Albert Samuel ORDWAY,   b. 11 May 1873, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1940, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Bertha Mabel STORY,   b. 3 Jul 1875, Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1959, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1896  Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • The marriage record of Albert S. Ordway and Bertha U. Story cites their residence as Concord, New Hampshire. The groom is age 23, occupation Harness Maker, born Henniker, New Hampshire, son of George A. Ordway, occupation Painter, born Concord, and Jennie B. Heath, born Henniker, who both reside in Concord. The bride is age 20, born Hopkinton, New Hampshire, daughter of Timothy Story, deceased, born Hopkinton, New Hampshire, and Mary H. Chandler, residence Hopkinton. It is a first marriage for both. Intentions filed 15 June 1896.
    Divorced Bef 8 Mar 1920 
    Notes 
    • 1900 census of Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, enumerated 11 June 1900:

      - Story, Mary H., age 48, widowed, mother of 2 children, 1 child still living, born January 1852 in New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation Housekeeper.
      - Ordway, Bertha W., age 24, daughter, married 3 years, mother of 1 child, 1 child still living, born July 1875 in New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Ordway, Albert S., age 27, son-in-law, married 3 years, born New Hampshire, both parents born May 1873 in New Hampshire, occupation Stationary Fireman.

    • 1910 census of Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, enumerated 25 April 1910:

      - Ordway, Albert S., age 38, first marriage, married 14 years, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation Engineer, Carriage Shop.
      - Ordway, Bertha S., age 33, wife, first marriage, married 14 years, mother of 2 children, 2 children still living, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Ordway, Norman P., age 11, son, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Ordway, Albert S., age 8, son, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Story, Mary H., age 57, mother-in-law, widowed, mother of 1 child, 1 child still living, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Carmen, Harry E., age 24, roomer, single, born Illinois, both parents born Illinois, occupation Laborer, Steam Railroad.

    • 1920 census of Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, enumerated 12 January 1920:

      - Ordway, Norman, age 21, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation Milk Dealer, Retail.
      - Ordway, Ava, age 24, wife, born Massachusetts, both parents born Maine.
      - Ordway, Helen A., age 4, born New Hampshire, father born New Hampshire, mother born Massachusetts.
      - Ordway, Virginia M., age 2, born New Hampshire, father born New Hampshire, mother born Massachusetts.
      - Ordway, Bertha M., age 44, mother, divorced, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Ordway, Chandler, age 8, brother, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Ordway, A. Sheldon, age 17, brother, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation Clerk, Retail Clothing Store.
      - Story, Mary H., age 66, grandmother, widowed, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.

    • 1930 census of Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, enumerated 26 April 1930:

      - Cilley, Ida M., age 26, single, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation Teacher, Public School.
      - Ordway, Bertha M., age 54, housekeeper, divorced, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation Servant, Private Family.
      - Ordway, Chandler, age 18, boarder, single, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation Salesman, Wayside Stand.
      - Emerton, Asa, age 89, boarder, single, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - O'Clair, John, age 55, boarder, divorced, born New Hampshire, father born Canada French, mother born New Hampshire, occupation Laborer, Farm.
      - Carleton, Donald E., age 25, boarder, single, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation Laborer, Farm.
      - Avery, Irving, age 20, boarder, single, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation Laborer, Farm.

    • 1940 census of Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, enumerated 3 April 1940:

      - Ordway, Chandler F., age 28, owns the home, home value $2,500, completed 4 years of high school, born New Hampshire, occupation Half Owner, Retail Grocery Store.
      - Ordway, Hazel M., age 30, wife, completed 1 year of high school, born New Hampshire, occupation Registered Nurse, Private Cases.
      - Ordway, Dean F., age 3, son, born New Hampshire.
      - Ordway, Bertha M., age 64, mother, divorced, completed 4 years of high school, born New Hampshire, occupation Housekeeper, Private Home.

      All persons except 3-year old Dean lived in same house on 1 April 1935.

    Family ID F527  Group Sheet

    Family Hilda Anna Matilda NORDINE,   b. 4 Aug 1900, Waterville, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1983, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 2 Nov 1921  Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • The marriage record of A. Sheldon Ordway and Anna Hilda Nordine cites their residence as Bow, New Hampshire. The groom is age 19, occupation Clerk, born Concord, son of Albert S. Ordway, age 46, residence Concord, occupation Plumber, born Henniker, New Hampshire, and Bertha M. story, age 46, occupation Housewife, born Hopkinton, New Hampshire, who resides in Bow, New Hampshire. The bride is age 21, occupation Stenographer, born Quebec, Canada, daughter of Niles A. Nordine, age 61, occupation Farmer, born Sweden, and Anna Westberg, age 58, born Sweden, who both reside in Bow. Intentions filed 25 October 1921.
    Notes 
    • 1930 census of Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, enumerated 21-22 April 1930:

      - Ordway, Albert S., age 28, first married age 19, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation Time Keeper, Railroad Shop.
      - Ordway, Anna H., age 29, wife, first married age 21, born Canada English, both parents born Sweden.
      - Ordway, Robert S., son, age 6, born New Hampshire, father born New Hampshire, mother born Canada English.
      - Ordway, Glenn R., son, age 1, born New Hampshire, father born New Hampshire, mother born Canada English.


      They are living next door to Anna's parents:

      - Nordine, Nils A., age 70, first married age 24, born Sweden, both parents born Sweden, occupation Farmer, General Farm.
      - Nordine, Anna M., age 67, wife, first married age 21, born Sweden, both parents born Sweden.

    • 1940 census of 248 South Street, Ward 7, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, enumerated 13 April 1940:

      - Ordway, Sheldon A., age 38, completed two years of high school, born New Hampshire, living in the same house on 1 April 1935, occupation Timekeeper, Steam Railroad.
      - Ordway, Anna H., age 39, completed 3 years of high school, born New Hampshire, living in the same house on 1 April 1935.
      - Ordway, Robert S., age 16, completed 2 years of high school, born New Hampshire, living in the same house on 1 April 1935.
      - Ordway, Glenn R., age 12, commpleted 6 years of school, born New Hampshire, living in the same house on 1 April 1935.

      Sheldon A. Ordway was asked the supplementary questions in this census, which cites the birthplace of both his parents as Maine [sic], not a veteran, has a Social Security number, and usual occupation is Timekeeper, Steam Railroad.

    Children 
     1. Robert Sheldon ORDWAY
     2. Glenn Richard ORDWAY
    Last Modified 4 Jun 2012 
    Family ID F1913  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 May 1902 - Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Nov 1921 - Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Oct 1982 - Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Albert Sheldon Ordway, December 1981
    Albert Sheldon Ordway, December 1981
    Albert Sheldon Ordway, Christmas 1981
    Albert Sheldon Ordway, Christmas 1981
    Anna Nordine & Sheldon Ordway
    Anna Nordine & Sheldon Ordway
    Sheldon Ordway, 1977
    Sheldon Ordway, 1977
    Sheldon Ordway & Anna Nordine
    Sheldon Ordway & Anna Nordine

    Headstones
    Headstone of Sheldon Ordway & Hilda Anna Matilda Nordine
    Headstone of Sheldon Ordway & Hilda Anna Matilda Nordine
    Headstone of Sheldon Ordway & Hilda Anna Matilda Nordine, back side
    Headstone of Sheldon Ordway & Hilda Anna Matilda Nordine, back side

  • Notes 
    • Albert Sheldon Ordway lived in Bow and Concord, NH, all his life. In 1928, he and his brother, Chandler Felton Ordway, started a grocery at the corner of Rockingham and South Streets in Concord, NH. The store was carried on by his son, Robert Sheldon Ordway, who sold it in 1985 and retired. The store closed in 2009, still with the name Ordway Brothers Market.

      Albert Sheldon Ordway and Anna Hilda Nordine's marriage license lists his occupation as a clerk; hers as a stenographer. It was the first and only marriage for both. Intentions were filed October 25, 1921, and the marriage ceremony was performed by Paul E. Alden, clergyman.

      Albert S. Ardway [Albert S. Ordway] appears in the 1910 census of Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire:

      - Albert S. Ardway, age 38, head of household, married 14 years, born NH, both parents born NH, occupation Engineer in a Carriage Shop.
      - Bertha S. Ardway, age 33, wife, has 2 children and both alive, born NH, both parents born NH.
      - Norman P. Ardway, age 11, son, born NH.
      - Albert S. Ardway, age 8, son, born NH.
      - Mary H. Story, age 57, mother-in-law, widowed, had 1 child, born NH, both parents born NH.
      - Harry E. Carmen, age 24, roomer, age 24, single, born Illinois, both parents born Illinois, occupation laborer, steam railroad.

      He again appears in the 1920 census of Concord:

      - Norman Ordway, age 21, head of household, married, occupation milk dealer, retail.
      - Aver Ordway, age 24, wife, born Massachusetts, both parents born Maine.
      - Helen A. Ordway, age 4, daughter.
      - Viginia M. Ordway, age 2, daughter.
      - Bertha M. Ordway, age 44. mother, divorced.
      - Chandler Ordway, age 8, brother.
      - A. Sheldon Ordway, age 17, brother, occupation clerk in a retail store.
      - Mary H. Story, age 66, grandmother, widowed.

      He again appears in the 1930 census of Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire:

      - Albert O. Ordway, age 28, head of household, born NH, both parents born NH, occupation time keeper, railroad shop.
      - Anna H. Ordway, age 29, wife, born Canada English, both parents born Sweden.
      - Robert S. Ordway, age 6, son, born NH.
      - Glenn R. Ordway, age 1-9/12, son, born NH.

      The household directly before him in this census is Albert's in-laws:

      - Nils A. Nordine, age 70, born Sweden, both parents born Sweden, speaks Swedish, occupation farmer, immigrated 1908, and naturalized is "na".
      - Anna M. Nordine, wife, age 67, born Sweden and both parents born Sweden, immigrated 1908, and naturalized is "na".

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] NH_VR.