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Herbert William Attlesey (1867 - 1936)

Herbert William Attlesey
Born in Accrington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdommap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 9 May 1891 in King County, Washingtonmap
[children unknown]
Died in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 24 Mar 2018
This page has been accessed 28 times.


Herbert was born in 1867. He was the son of William Attlesey and Flora Alice Crosier. Alternate mother: Elizabeth Osborne. The 1871 Census lists his mother as Elizabeth.

Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
William Attlesey Head Male 27 Fordham, Cambridgeshire
Elizabeth Attlesey Wife Female 31 Isleham, Cambridgeshire
Louisa Attlesey Daughter Female 5 Newmarket, Cambridgeshire
Herbert W Attlesey Son Male 3 Accrington, Lancashire
Walter Attlesey Son Male 2 Accrington, Lancashire
Augustus Attlesey Son Male 1 Accrington, Lancashire
George Whittaker Boarder Male 17 Accrington, Lancashire


Laura Cordray was his first wife. She died in 1891.[2]

His second marriage was to Edna Eva unknown. Married about 1893 in Long Prairie, Todd, Minnesota. She died in 1903.[3]

His third marriage was to Isabelle "Belle" Jeanette (Jack) Spellman. Daughter of Samuel Jack and Mary Donahue. The certificate lists his mother as Elizabeth Osborne.[4]


  1. "England and Wales Census, 1871", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 23 April 2019), Herbert W Attlesey in entry for William Attlesey, 1871.
  2. King County Death Register no 134 Attlesea, Laura died 15 Nov 1891 age 23 female married; place of death Black Diamond; cause of death typhoid fever; born in California; resided in Black Diamond; occupation housewife; father C. W. Cordray, b. Tennessee; mother M. Cantrell, b. Ill; returned by D. M. Stone from Washington State Digital Archives
  3. "Minnesota State Census, 1895," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 3 April 2016), Herbert W Attlesey, Long Prairie village, Todd, Minnesota; citing p. 26, line 26, State Library and Records Service, St.Paul; FHL microfilm 565,814.
  4. "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 26 August 2019), Herbert William Attlesey and Belle Spellman, 12 Aug 1905; citing Marriage, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States, p424, Franklin County Genealogical & Historical Society, Columbus; FHL microfilm.
  • "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 27 July 2020), Herbert W Attlesey, Tacoma Ward 5, Pierce, Washington, United States; citing ED 323, sheet 7B, line 99, family 167, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1937; FHL microfilm 1,821,937.
  • "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 27 July 2020), Herbert Attlesey, Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 163, sheet 12B, line 67, family 298, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 2512; FHL microfilm 2,342,246.
  • "Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 March 2018), Herbert W. Attlesey, 04 Jan 1936; citing Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, reference 13, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Olympia; FHL microfilm 2,023,362.

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