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Arthur Lorin Edgerton, son of Charles Lorin and Eoline (Gardner) Edgerton.

 

born:

June 20, 1876; Braidwood, Will Co., IL.  (WWI DRC)

died:

February 24, 1943; Grants Pass, Josephine Co., OR.  (DI OR)

 

married:

July 19, 1899; Grants Pass, Josephine Co., OR.

 

Grace Greenwood Paddock, daughter of John Baker and Hattie Melissa (Baker) Paddock.

 

born:

January 2, 1880; Grand Island, Hall Co., NE.

died:

December 24, 1951; Grants Pass, Josephine Co., OR.  (DI OR)

 

Children:

  1. Harry Lorin, b. September 19, 1900; Grants Pass, Josephine Co., OR.
  2. Keith Lorin, b. June 17, 1904; Grants Pass, Josephine Co., OR.
  3. Chester Lorin, b. September 24, 1906; Grants Pass, Josephine Co., OR.
  4. Lois Evelyn, b. July 27, 1911; Grants Pass, Josephine Co., OR.

 


The household of Arthur Edgerton was recorded in the 1900 Federal Census of West Grants Pass, Josephine County, Oregon (pg. 80; dwelling #346; family #349; enum. June 25, 1900), as follows:

 

Name

Rel.

Birthdate & place

Age

Marital

Parents’ birthplace

 

 

 

 

Status

Father

Mother

----------------------------

--------

------------------------

--------

-----------

----------

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Arthur Edgerton

head

June 1876

IL

23

M 0y

NY

NJ

Grace

wife

Jan. 1880

NE

20

M 0y

NY

NY

 

According to the above census record, Grace had not yet had any children.  Arthur’s occupation was listed as “door factory”.

 

The household of Arthur L. Edgerton was recorded in the 1910 Federal Census of Grants Pass City (Ward 1), Josephine County, Oregon (pg. 127; dwelling #223; family #225; enum. --- 1910), as follows:

 

Name

Rel.

Age

Birthplace

Marital

Parents’ birthplace

 

 

 

 

Status

Father

Mother

----------------------------

--------

--------

-----------

----------

----------

----------

Arthur L. Edgerton

head

33

IL

M 10y

MA

U.S.

Grace

wife

30

NE

M 10y

NY

NY

Harry L.

son

9

OR

S

IL

NE

Keith L

son

5

OR

S

IL

NE

Chester L.

son

3

OR

S

IL

NE

 

According to the above census record, Grace was the mother of four children, three of whom were still living.  Arthur’s occupation was lsited as “Milling – Saw mill”.  At the time of this enumeration, the family was residing at 665 North 2nd Street.

 

The household of Arthur Edgerton was recorded in the 1920 Federal Census of Grants Pass City (Ward 1), Josephine County, Oregon (pg. 29; dwelling #138; family #140; enum. January 9-10, 1920), as follows:

 

Name

Rel.

Age

Birthplace

Marital

Parents’ birthplace

 

 

 

 

Status

Father

Mother

----------------------------

--------

--------

-----------

----------

----------

----------

Arthur Edgerton

head

43

IL

M

MA

U.S.

Grace

wife

39

NE

M

NY

NY

Harry L.

son

19

OR

S

IL

NE

Keith L

son

15

OR

S

IL

NE

Chester L.

son

13

OR

S

IL

NE

Lois E.

dau.

8

OR

S

IL

NE

 

At the time of this enumeration, the family was residing at 665 Second Street.  Arthur’s occupation was listed as “lumber manufacturer – saw mill”

 


 

Original Source Documents:

 

World War I Draft Registration Card – Arthur Lorin Edgerton; Grants Pass, Josephine Co., OR.

1900 Federal Census – household of Arthur Lorin Edgerton; West Grants Pass, Josephine Co., OR.

1910 Federal Census – household of Arthur Lorin Edgerton; Grants Pass City (Ward 1), Josephine Co., OR.

1920 Federal Census – household of Arthur Lorin Edgerton; Grants Pass City (Ward 1), Josephine Co., OR.