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James Reid Whitton

James Reid Whitton

Male 1897 - 1968  (70 years)

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  • Name James Reid Whitton 
    Born 18 Oct 1897  1 Fords Lane, Dundee, Angus Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died May 1968  11209 Brooklyn, New York, USA buried Green Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, New York 28-5-1968 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3585  Whitton
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2018 

    Father William Ruthven Whitton,   b. 14 Feb 1866, Dundee 282-2-334 Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1929, 10 High Street, Brechin buried 25-3 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Reid McGlashan,   b. 1864, Kingoodie, Perth Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1922, 10 High Street, Brechin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 4 Jan 1887  Co-operative Hall, Dundee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Florence Demico Hedenkamp,   b. 1905, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1964, Brooklyn, NY buried Green Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 10 Jan 1930  Kings, Manhattan, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Betty Dennis,   b. 1924, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 2010  (Age < 85 years)  [natural]
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F2146  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • at 1901 census at No 240 Perth Road, St Peter, Dundee ref 282-1-14-041
      at 1911 census at Brechin ref 275/00 004/00 001
      in 6-6-1921 arrived in New York on board the "Cedric" from Liverpool a Professor of Dancing to visit his uncle Malcolm McGlashan at 518 Fairmount Street, Warren, Ohio he also made other visits to USA including on the Mauretania from Southampton and may well have lived there and perhaps worked onboard ships as an entertainer
      witness at brother Davids wedding in 1924
      Arrived on 31st July 1928 on the Majestic from Southampton a single "Professor" address Brooklyn, New York
      Naturalised 28-3-1929 388-120577 W350 address 447 86th Street, a Teacher of Dancing unmarried
      address 1929 447 86th Street, Brooklyn USA when brother David emigrated.
      at 1930 USA census it was noted he had been in WW1
      at 1930 census at 447 86th Street, Brooklyn, Kings, New York a Dancing Teacher
      at 1940 census at 7200 Ridge Boulevard, NewYork no occupation
      Arrived in New York on the 11th September 1950 from Plymouth, England last address in UK Paddington Station Hotel a Dance Teacher on the "Europa" address 117 70th Street, Brooklyn, New York