Charles Douglas Lenox
- Born: 20 Nov 1890, Philadelphia, PA.
- Marriage: Josephine Mulhall circa 1914 in Philadalphia, PA.
- Died: After 27 Apr 1942, Lenola, Burlington Co., N.J.
See notes on his mother, Mary A. Hagen Lenox.
The WWI Draft Registration Card for Charles Douglas Lenox dated June 5, 1917 lists his date of birth as November 20, 1890 in Philadelphia, PA. He is living with his wife at 1431 Allison Street in Philadelphia and is working as a Foreman with Woodward S. W. & Co. at 3rd and Cherry in Phildadelphia. His physical description is medium in height and build with grey eyes and black hair.
Checking Charles Lenox (son of David and Mary Hagen Lenox): WWI Draft Registration-born Nov 20, 1890 (Charles Douglas Lenox). This is consistent with the 1900 census record. Note that there is another Charles Lenox born in 1890 listed in the WWI Draft records. He is from NJ and is born Sept 3, 1890 and is Charles R. Lenox. SSDI index records a Charles Lenox died June 1964 and born Sept 3, 1890. I had this as MY Charles Lenox and it must be IN-Correct.
The 1920 Federal Census for Philadelphia, Pa. ED#1171, page 4B) records Charles D. Lenox (29) and wife Josephine (28) living at 1467 57th Street. His occupation is listed as Foreman at a Grain Mill.
The 1930 Federal Census for Moorestown, Burlington Co., N.J. ED#44, page 93A taken April 9, 1930 records Charles (38 - PA/PA/PA) and Josephine (39 - PA/PA/PA) Lenox renting on South Garfield Avenue with children Josephine (9 10/12 - PA/PA/PA), Charles (8 4/12 - PA/PA/PA), Robert (5 9/12 - PA/PA/PA), and adopted daughter Jean Applegate (7 7/12 - PA/VA/PA). Charles' occupation is listed as a Milk Route Driver and has been married for 16 years.
The 1940 Federal Census for Moorestown, Burlington Co., N.J. ED# 3-64, page 785A taken April 27, 1940 records Charles D. (49 - PA) and Josephine B. (50 - PA) Lenox with children Josephine B. (19 - PA), Charles (18 - PA), and Robert (15 - PA) renting a place at 16 New Albany Road at $22 / month. Charles has complated 1 year of high school and his occupation is listed as a Fireman at the Post Office earning $1,260 working 52 weeks during the last year. His wife has completed 2 years of high school and is not working. Daughter Josephine has completed 3 years of high school and is employed as a Waitress at a Restauraut earning $208 working 26 weeks during the last year. Son Charles has completed 1 year of high school and is employed as a Baker at a Bakery earning $664 working 52 weeks during the last year.
The WWII Draft Registration Card (for men born on or after April 28, 1877 and on or before February 16, 1897) for Charles Douglas Lenox dated April 27, 1942 lists his date of birth as November 20, 1890 in Philadelphia, PA. He is living with his wife, Josephine, at 16 New Albany Road, Lenola, Burlington Co., NJ. He is working for the U. S. Post Office in Moorestown, NJ and his physical description is 5' 8", 152 lbs with gray eyes, gray hair and ruddy complexion. He signs his card Charles D. Lenox.
Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation: Self employed Machinist (1917) / Foreman at a Grain Mill (1920) / Milk Route Driver (1930).
Charles married Josephine Mulhall circa 1914 in Philadalphia, PA. (Josephine Mulhall was born about 1891 in Pennsylvania and died after 27 Apr 1942 in Lenola, Burlington Co., N.J..)
Philadelphia Orphans Court Marriage Records from familysearch.org:
Charles Lenox married to Josephine Mulhall in 1913 - #303903