1940 Census: West New York, Hudson, New Jersey Sarah Griffin (58) head of house, widowed; William Griffin (23) son (railroad switch ender); Estelle Griffin (24) daughter (saleslady); John Headaros (82) lodger; Donald Ayling (16) nephew; Ida Hanzlay (44) sister (clerical)
SS Applications & Claims Index: Donald Ayling - April 1940 name listed as Donald Ayling, June 8, 2001 name listed as Donald A Ayling. Father - Lewis Ayling, Mother - Catherine Henry
WWII Army Enlistment Record - Donald A Ayling April 8, 1943, Newark, NJ b. 1923 in NJ; 3 yrs of high school; occupation unskilled oilers of machinery; single without dependents; serial number 32912393; "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K8RP-KG9 : accessed 13 October 2015), Donald A Ayling, enlisted 08 Apr 1943, Newark, New Jersey, United States; citing "Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938-1946," database, The National Archives: Access to Archival Databases (AAD) (http://aad.archives.gov : National Archives and Records Administration, 2002); NARA NAID 126323, National Archives at College Park, Maryland.
He is the biological father of Iris Kay Kirkendoll, who was adopted by the Kirkendolls a week after she was born
Burial on 4/5/2000 at Holy Cross Cemetery in 35 C 1549 1A
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