Monday, October 13, 2014

Edith Nesbitt 1888 - 1976

Ship:  Caledonia                   Line: Anchor Dates: 1904-1916

Edith and John Ray Brown had two children, Cynthiana and John Ray Jr.  Edith Nesbitt came from Northern Ireland.  According to the 1920 census she arrived in 1907 and was naturalized in 1917.  It appears she arrived with her sister Emily who was a dressmaker.  Edith was a housemaid.

Outbound passenger list:

Name: Edith Nesbitt
Gender: Female
Age: 19
Birth Date: abt 1888
Departure Date: 21 Sep 1907
Port of Departure: Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Destination Port: New York, USA
Ship Name: Caledonia
Search Ship Database: Search the 'Caledonia' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Shipping line: Anchor Line
Master: Walter Baxter

1907 New York Passenger list: The ship was the SS Caledonia from Londonderry

Name: Edith Nesbitt
Birth: abt 1888 - Ireland
Departure: Glasgow, Scotland
Arrival: 30 Sep 1907 - New York, New York
Residence: Ireland

1920 census:

1937 residence: from the city directory Redondo Beach:

Name: Ray J Brown
Gender: Male
Residence Year: 1937
Street address: 323 E 77th
Residence Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Occupation: Salesman
Spouse: Edith Brown
Publication Title: Los Angeles A-L, California, City Directory, 1937

California death index:

Edith N Brown
Social Security #: 569229357
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 9 Sep 1888
Birth Place: Other Country
Death Date: 6 May 1976
Death Place: Los Angeles

SS Death index:

Name: Edith Brown
SSN: 563-21-7201
Last Residence:
90265 Malibu, Los Angeles, California, USA
BORN: 29 Sep 1888
Died: May 1976
State (Year) SSN issued: California (1973) new SS number apparently