Charles P. S. Wesley SAFFORD

Male 1877 - Aft 1930  (53 years)


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  • Name Charles P. S. Wesley SAFFORD 
    Born 25 Mar 1877  Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • The birth record of Chas P. S. cites birth Hallowell, Maine 25 March 1877, son of Wm. P.S. Safford and Emma O. Kean. [1]
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1930 
    • There is a Social Security Death Index for Charles Safford, issued in Maine, born 27 March 1884, died December 1965, last residence Massachusetts, but can't be certain this is him.
    Person ID I131832  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2018 

    Father William P. S. SAFFORD,   b. May 1851, Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1921  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother Emma O. KEAN 'KANE',   b. 21 Jul 1856, Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1923, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 26 Aug 1876  Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1910 census of Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, enumerated 16 April 1910:

      - Safford, William P.W., age 58, lodger, divorced, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Laborer, Machine Shop.

    Family ID F43323  Group Sheet

    Family Ella R. MESSER,   b. 27 Nov 1877, Salem, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1940  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 30 Dec 1903  Brockton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The marriage record of Charles W. Safford and Ella R. Messer cites their residences Brockton. The groom is age 26, first marriage, occupation Shoe Operative, born Augusta, Maine, son of William P. Safford and Emma Kean. The bride is age 26, first marriage, occupation Milliner, born Splern?, New Hampshire, daughter of Nelson Messer and Alice A. Gage. [3]
    Notes 
    • 1900 census of Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, enumerated 13 June 1900:

      - Eastman, Henry, age 50, married 26 years, born March 1850 in New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation Machine Carpenter.
      - Eastman, Mary C., age 48, wife, married 26 years, mother of 2 children, 2 children still living, born May 1852 in Vermont, father born Massachusetts, mother born New York.
      - Eastman, Ethel M., age 21, daughter, single, born December 1878 in New Hampshire, father born New Hampshire, mother born Vermont, occupation Book Keeper.
      - Safford, Charles W., age 23, relationship is blank, single, born March 1877 in Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Shoe Maker.

    • 1910 census of Brockton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, enumerated 21 April 1910:

      - Safford, Charles, age 33, first marriage, married 6 years, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Leather Sorter, Shoe Factory.
      - Safford, Ella R., age 32, wife, first marriage, married 6 years, mother of zero children, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Messer, Alice, age 71, mother-in-law, widowed, mother of 6 children, 3 children still living, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.

    • 1920 census of Brockton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, enumerated 7 January 1920:

      - Safford, Charles W., age 42, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Sole Leather Room, Factory.
      - Safford, Ella R., age 42, wife, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation Millinary Maker, Work Room.
      - Messer, Alice A., age 81, mother-in-law, widowed, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.

    • 1930 census of Brockton, Plymouth County, New Hampshire, enumerated 7 April 1930:

      - Safford, Ella R., age 52, rents the home for $10, married, first married age 26, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation Tailoress, Tailor Shop.
      - Messer, Alice A., age 91, mother, widowed, born New Hampshire, father born New Hampshire, mother born Massachusetts.

    • 1930 census of Taunton State Hospital, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, enumerated 10 April 1930:

      - Safford, Charles W., age 53, patient, first married age 26, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation None.

    • 1940 census of Brockton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, enumerated 3 April 1940:

      - Messer, Arthur O., age 68, owns the home, home value $1,600, completed 8 years of education, born New Hampshire, occupation Manufacture and Sells Granite, Own Business.
      - Safford, Ella R., age 62, sister, widowed, completed 8 years of education, born New Hampshire.

      Both persons lived in same house on 1 April 1935.

    Last Modified 13 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F43326  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Mar 1877 - Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Dec 1903 - Brockton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S70] Ancestry.com, Maine, Birth Records, 1715-1922.

    2. [S70] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.

    3. [S70] Ancestry.com, Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915.