William Leroy Camp Sr.
- Born: 24 Apr 1909
- Marriage: Anna Eliza Overcash
- Died: 18 Oct 1981, Erie, Erie Co., PA at age 72
William Leroy Camp is identified in the obituary of his wife, Ann Overcash. The obituary goes on the name the children. From that, one can find the family in the 1940 Federal Census for Erie, PA. The Erie Conty public library reveals obituary records at their website: http://www.erielibrary.org/research-services/obituary-listings/ [This is the date of the obituary, niot the actual date of death]
The 1940 Federal Census for Erie, Erie Co., PA, District 68-57, page 768B, dated April 4, 1940 records William (30 - PA) and Anna (24 -PA) Camp with children William L. Jr. (2 - PA) and Barbara Ann (1 - PA) living at 153 West 3rd Street. William is working as a Laborer having earned $613 working 43 weeks during the last 52 weeks. He has completed 8 years of schooling while his wife, Ann has completed 12 years. In a more detailed description, William's parents are both born in Pennsylvania and his usual occupation is listed as a "Galvnizier in the Sheet Metal Industry". ["Galvnizier" probably refers to someone who Galvanizes, or gives the metal a rust resistent zinc coating.] Also in the household are John (28 - PA) and Bernice (22 - PA) Gordon and their children John T. (4) and Alice Maria (2). Bernice is William's little sister. John reports his relation as "Partner" and his occupation as "time keeper" for the W. P. A.
Last Residence: 16509 Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania
Born: 24 Apr 1909
Last Benefit: 16509 Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania
Died: Oct 1981
State (Year) SSN issued: Pennsylvania (Before 1951)
William married Anna Eliza Overcash, daughter of Samuel Miley Overcash and Edna Halter. (Anna Eliza Overcash was born on 11 Nov 1915 in Erie Co., Pennsylvania, died on 18 Apr 2006 in Erie Co., Pennsylvania and was buried in Erie County Memorial Gardens, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania.)