Leonidas Frank Chaney

Leonidas Frank Chaney (1883 - 1930)

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Leonidas Frank (Lon) Chaney
Born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.map
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married (to ) [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Los Angeles, California, U.S.map
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Biography

Census

1900 US Federal Census Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado

In 1900, Frank Chaney, a 48 year old barber b. April 1852 Ohio, lived in a place he owned with his wife Emma, 46 b. October 1854 Kansas, and three children b. Colorado: Carrie Chaney, 10 b. December 1879; Leonard, 17, a painter b. April 1883; and George, 7 b. June 1893. Pauline Roberts, a 22 year old cousin, a printer b. Colorado, was living with the family. Frank and Emma have been married for 23 years, and Emma has had 4 children, 3 of whom are living.[1]

Draft Registration

When he registered for the World War 1 Draft, Lon Frank Chaney said he address was 1605-1/2 N. Edgarmont in Hollywood, California. He was 33 years old, born on April 1, 1883. He said he was an actor and his nearest relative was Hazel Geneveyve Chaney of the same address.[2]

Death and Burial

Lon F. Chaney died in Los Angeles, California, on August 26, 1930, at the age of 47.[3] He is buried in an unmarked grave at Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA: Plot: Great Mausoleum, Sanctuary of Meditation, C-6407.[4]


Sources

  1. 1900 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com. database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls. Year: 1900; Census Place: Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado; Roll: 124; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 0027; FHL microfilm: 1240124
  2. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [Ancestry.com. database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. Original data: United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M1509, 4,582 rolls. Imaged from Family History Library microfilm. Registration State: California; Registration County: Los Angeles; Roll: 1530902; Draft Board: 14
  3. California, Death Index, 1905-1939 [Ancestry.com. database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013. Original data: California Department of Health and Welfare. California Vital Records-Vitalsearch (www.vitalsearch-worldwide.com). The Vitalsearch Company Worldwide, Inc., Pleasanton, California.
  4. Find A Grave Memorial# 189; Maintained by: Find A Grave; Record added: Jan 01, 2001


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