[APG Public List] Help deciphering Baltimore, Maryland street name in one census andthree draft card

CL Swope (alfonsa) alfonsa at cynthiaswope.com
Fri Apr 2 17:26:15 MDT 2010


BRAVO! Thank you so much for your eye, reading and the additional detail.
C


Michael Hait wrote:
> Hi, Cynthia,
>  
> The "Nearest Relative" information on the draft cards is:
>  
> Otto -->  Mr. John Bohnet, 2300 Hugo Ave
> Chris -->  John Bohnet, 2702 Hugoe [sic] Ave
>  
> John Bohnet Jr. does not list a nearest relative.
>  
> The 1920 census lists Margaret Stephens at 2700 Hugo.
>  
> From the 1920 Baltimore City Directory street index, Hugo Av is 
> described as running "w from 2900 Harford rd."  This matches with the 
> next street listed on the 1920 census.
>  
> Let me know if I can help with anything else.
>  
> Michael
>
> *From:* CL Swope (alfonsa) <mailto:alfonsa at cynthiaswope.com>
> *Sent:* Friday, April 02, 2010 6:48 PM
> *To:* Michael Hait <mailto:michael.hait at hotmail.com>
> *Subject:* Re: [APG Public List] Help deciphering Baltimore,Maryland 
> street name in one census andthree draft card
>
> Thanks Michael,
> I find footnote harder and harder to negotiate. I hadn't even thought 
> to go look there for the directories. Their search engine is brutal to 
> sort through.
> I'm most worried about the address of the Point of Contact for Otto 
> and Chris Bowen...I need to determine if it is possibly the same 
> street at least of the 1920 census. The first letter is H in all 
> three... and the census seems to read ...well I don't want to make 
> suggestions, and want someone with a fresh eye. I'm trying to 
> determine if the boys of the draft cards listing John Bowen as next of 
> kin at a specific very hard to read address in both, is on the same 
> street as John Bowen in Margaret Stephen's 1920 census.
> Thanks
> Cynthia
>
> Michael Hait wrote:
>> The street on the census is "Hugo Ave."
>>
>> The street on the draft cards is "Barnum Ave."
>>
>> For general reference, if you are having trouble deciphering street 
>> names in Baltimore, the city directories are online at Footnote.com, 
>> and each city directory has a street index.  this street index serves 
>> another purpose, because it will allow you -- using the Block Maps -- 
>> to ascertain the block number for each address.  Baltimore's deeds 
>> are organized in "Block Books" rather than traditional deed books, so 
>> you will need the block number to know which Block Book to look in 
>> for deeds and leases.
>>
>> Michael Hait
>> Laurel, Md.
>>
>> --------------------------------------------------
>> From: "CL Swope (alfonsa)" <alfonsa at cynthiaswope.com>
>> Sent: Friday, April 02, 2010 5:49 PM
>> To: "APG LIST as of Summer 2009" <apgpubliclist at apgen.org>
>> Subject: [APG Public List] Help deciphering Baltimore,Maryland street 
>> name in one census andthree draft card
>>
>>> I'm wondering if someone familiar with Baltimore would please help 
>>> me read the street addresses here. I'm interested in
>>> the street address of the 1920 census,
>>> address for John Bohnet, the point of contact in the draft cards for 
>>> Chris and Otto Carl,
>>> the addresses of Chris and Otto Carl and
>>> the address for John Bohnet Jr in his draft card.
>>>
>>>
>>> 1) the 1920 census of household of Margaret Stephens.
>>>
>>> “1920 U.S Federal Census,” Baltimore Ward 9, Baltimore (Independent 
>>> City), Maryland, digitized images, Ancestry.com (accessed March 
>>> 2010), household of Margaret Stephens, 31. Reference: (NARA) Roll 
>>> T625_662; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 139
>>> Direct URL:
>>> http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1920usfedcen&indiv=try&h=38764532 
>>>
>>>
>>> 2) The World War I Draft Card for Otto Carl Bohnet
>>> OF INTEREST HERE is not only his own, but
>>> And NEAREST KIN (Mr John Bohnet) Address
>>>
>>> “World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918,” digitized images, 
>>> Ancestry.com, (http://www.ancestry.com; accessed April 2010), 
>>> Registrant: Otto Carl Bohnet, Seriel No 2361, born 21 Aug 1900. 
>>> Reference: Registration Location: Baltimore (Independent City) 
>>> County, Maryland; (FHL) Roll 1665875; Draft Board: 9.
>>>
>>> http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=View&r=an&dbid=6482&iid=MD-1665875-2671&fn=Otto+Carl&ln=Bohnet&st=r&ssrc=&pid=276313 
>>>
>>>
>>> 3) The WW I Draft Card for Chris Bohnet
>>> AGAIN his own , also
>>> VERY IMPORTANT, the address for contact Mr John Bohnet
>>>
>>> ibid. Registrant: Chris Bohnet, Reg No 31,born May 1, 1897. 
>>> Reference: Registration Location: Baltimore (Independent City) 
>>> County, Maryland; (FHL) Roll 1665875; Draft Board: 9.
>>> Direct URL:
>>> http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=View&r=an&dbid=6482&iid=MD-1665875-2669&fn=Chris&ln=Bohnet&st=r&ssrc=&pid=276311 
>>>
>>>
>>> 4) The WW I Draft Card for John Bohnet, Jr.
>>> His own address
>>>
>>> ibid. Reference: Registration Location: Baltimore (Independent City) 
>>> County, Maryland; Roll 1665875; Draft Board: 9.
>>> http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=View&r=an&dbid=6482&iid=MD-1665875-2670&fn=John&ln=Bohnet+Jr.&st=r&ssrc=&pid=276312 
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks in Advance,
>>> Cynthia Swope
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
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