Joseph Elon Carman, Sr.

Joseph Elon Carman (6 April 1872 – 3 November 1956)

Joseph Elon Carman in bathing suit

Joseph Elon Carman from a group photo taken at the beach

Born:

6 April 1872 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States2,3
Married:
19 June 1895 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States to Anna May Funston4
Died:
3 November 1956 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States3
Parents:
Elon Joseph Carman (1840 – 1919)2,3
Catherine Hornef (1845 – 1913)2,3
Spouse:
Anna May Funston (30 Jan 1876 – 21 Mar 1928)
Children:
Kathryn Carman, Joseph Elon Carman, Jr., Florence M. Carman, Naomi Evelyn Carman, Jacob Carman, Robert Carman, Anna May Carman, Alice Ellen Carman.

Ancestors
Joseph Elon Carman is a descendant of Charles R. Carman & Caroline A. Brill, and Wendel Gottlieb Hornef & Maria Louie.

Biography
Joseph Elon Carman1 was born on 6 Apr 1872 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.2,3 He lived in Lower Chichester, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States on 1 Jun 1880.5 After that he lived in Philadelphia for the rest of his life.
Like his father and many others in his family, Joseph was a bricklayer6,7,8
He and Anna May Funston were married on 19 Jun 1895 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.4 They lived with Joseph’s parents at 1649 Eyre street on 1 Jun 1900.6 They lived at 2762 Martha Street on 15 Apr 19107 and at 3859 Coral Street on 1 Jan 1920.8 After his wife’s death, Joseph lived at 2904 Rorer Street on 1 Apr 19309 and at the Salvation Army Hotel on 1 Apr 1940.10
Joseph died on 3 Nov 1956 at the age of 84 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.3 He was buried on 7 Nov 1956 in New Glenwood Cemetery, Broomall, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States.3

Last updated: 02 July 2014

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Citations

  1. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, birth certificate no. 2510 (1905), Naomi Carman; Bureau of Health – Division of Vital Statistics, Philadelphia.
  2. Elon Carman (Pvt Co. K 5 Pa Cav) | Elon Carman, pension no. I 1194.507; certificate no. 1083.859; Case Files of Approved Pension Applications…, 1861-1934; Civil War and Later Pension Files, Record Group 15; National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  3. Pennsylvania, Department of Health, death certificate 20615 (1956), Joseph E. Carman; Division of Vital Records, New Castle.
  4. Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, marriage license no. 77493 (1895), Joseph Elon Carman & Annie May Funston; Clerk of the Orphan’s Court, City Hall, Philadelphia.
  5. 1880 U.S. Census, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Lower Chichester, enumeration district (ED) 34, p35, dwelling 298, family 307, Elon Carman; digital images, FamilySearch.org (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1417683 : accessed 12 June 2014).
  6. 1900 U.S. Census, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Ward 18 Philadelphia, enumeration district (ED) 351, Sheet 2A, dwelling 26, family 26, Elon Carmen; digital images, FamilySearch.org (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1325221 : accessed 12 June 2014).
  7. 1910 U.S. Census, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Ward 25 Philadelphia, enumeration district (ED) 551, sheet 13A-B, dwelling 251, family 244, Joseph Elon Carman; digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1727033 : accessed 17 November 2013).
  8. 1920 U.S. Census, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, 45 Ward, Philadelphia, enumeration district (ED) 1706, sheet 4B, dwelling 82, family 84, Joseph Carman; digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1488411 : accessed 17 November 2013).
  9. 1930 U.S. Census, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Ward 33 Philadelphia, enumeration district (ED) 51-962, sheet 15A, p161, dwelling 240, family 263, Joseph Carmen (boarder); digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1810731 : accessed 14 June 2014).
  10. 1940 U.S. Census, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Ward 14, Philadelphia, enumeration district (ED) 51-206, sheet 81B, line 66, Joseph Carman; digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2000219 : accessed 7 June 2013).
Citation for this post:
Conrad, Alexander, "Joseph Elon Carman, Sr.," Conrad-Todd-Garrison-Carman genealogy, News about dead people, 2 July 2014 (https://www.ctgcgenealogy.com/2014/07/02/joseph-elon-carman-sr/ : accessed 24 November 2020)
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