James Joseph Wang
- Born: 24 Jul 1892, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Marriage: Sarah Garren Hagen in 1922 in Philadelphia, PA
- Died: 11 Jun 1943, Philadelphia, PA at age 50
- Buried: 15 Jun 1943, New Cathedral Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA
Cause of his death was Cardiac Failure / Peritonitis / Perforated Ulcer.
The 1900 Federal Census for Philadelphia, PA, Ward 20, (ED#419, page 21A) taken June 1, 1900 records James Wang (July 1892 - PA/Germany/PA) with his parents Charles (July 1852 - Germany/Germany/Germany) and Mary (July 1857 - PA/Germany/Germany) Wang and siblings Charles Jr. (June 1879 - PA), George (Oct 1882 - PA), Mary (June 1884 - PA), Matilda (Sept 1894 - PA), and Josephine (April 1897 - PA) living at 1326 N 11th Street. Charles immigrated in 1855 and has been married to Mary for 22 years. They have had 9 children of whom 6 are still living.
The 1910 Federal Census for Philadelphia, PA, Ward 20, (ED#345, page 158B) taken April 27, 1910 records James Wang (18 - PA/Germany/PA) with his parents Charles (57 - Germany/Germany/Germany) and Mary (52 - PA/Germany/Germany) Wang and siblings George A. (27 - PA), Mary (24 - PA), Matilda (15 - PA), and Josephine (13 - PA) living at 1326 N 11th Street. Charles immigrated in 1857 and has been married to Mary for 33 years. They have had 11 children of whom 6 are still living. James is an Apprentice Plumber.
The WWI Draft Registration ard for James J. Wang from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania dated June 5, 1917 records his date of birth as July 24, 1892 in Philadelphia. He is medium height and build with brown eyes and dark brown hair. He is single and lives at 1326 N. 11th Street in Philadelphia and is working as a Plumber.
See general notes on his wife, Sarah Hagen, for 1930 & 1940 census facts.
The WWII Draft Registration Card (for men born on or after April 28, 1877 and on or before February 16, 1897) for James Joseph Wang dated June 30, 1942 lists his date of birth as July 24, 1892 in Philadelphia, PA. He is living with his wife, Mrs. Sarah Wang, at 2520 Sepviva St (rear), Philadelphia, PA. He is working for Morris Salaman and his physical description is 5' 6", 200 lbs with blue eyes, blonde hair and light complexion. He has a scar on his right arm.
Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963
Name: James Wang
Residence: 2520 Sepviva Street, Philadelphia
Occupation: Plumer (sic)
Birth Date: 24 Jul 1892
Birth Place: Philadelphia
Death Date: 11 Jun 1943
Death Place: Episcopal Hospital, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Father Name: Charles Wang
Father Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Mother Name: Mary Oesterich
Mother Birth Place: Philadelphia
Spouse Name: Sarah Wang
Certificate Number: 60908
Informant: Sarah G. Wang [wife] of 2520 Sepviva Street, Philadelphia
James married Sarah Garren Hagen, daughter of William Grant Hagen and Ida B. Garren, in 1922 in Philadelphia, PA. (Sarah Garren Hagen was born on 10 Feb 1893 in Philadelphia, PA. and died on 22 Nov 1965 in Philadelphia, PA.)
Philadelphia Orphans Court Marriage Records from familysearch.org:
Sarah G. Hagen married to James J. Wang in 1922 #467523