Edmund (Kellaway) Gwenn

Edmund John (Kellaway) Gwenn (1877 - 1959)

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Edmund John Gwenn formerly Kellaway
Born in Wandsworth, London, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married about (to before ) in Marylebone, London, Englandmap
[children unknown]
Died in Woodland Hills, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Feb 2018 | Last significant change: 22 Nov 2018
02:50: Scott Fulkerson edited the Biography for Edmund John (Kellaway) Gwenn (1877-1959). [Thank Scott for this]
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Edmund (Kellaway) Gwenn is Notable.

Biography

Son of John Kellaway and Catherine Oliver.

He was the brother of actor Arthur Chesney and cousin of actor Cecil Kellaway.

Husband of Minnie Terry.

His most famous role was of Kris Kringle in Miracle on 34th Street, for which he won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe.

Sources

  • "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2X6Z-D7C : 1 October 2014), Edmund John Kellaway, 1877; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Wandsworth, London, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.
  • "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27Q-YY58 : 11 December 2017), Edmund J Kellaway in household of John Kellaway, Wandsworth, London,Surrey, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 29, Piece/Folio 656/88, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,367.
  • "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QZGR-MT2 : 9 December 2017), Edmund S Kellaway in household of J Kellaway, Camberwell, London, England; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, London county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  • "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:263W-7DD : 13 December 2014), Edmund John G Kellaway, 1901; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1901, quarter 4, vol. 1A, p. 1288, Marylebone, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  • "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:24JZ-D66 : 2 October 2015), Edmund John Keellaway Gwenn, 1934; citing Immigration, New York, New York, United States, NARA microfilm publication T715 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:24VY-K9D : 2 October 2015), Edmund John Gwenn, 1936; citing Immigration, New York, New York, United States, NARA microfilm publication T715 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:24KG-HV8 : 2 October 2015), Edmund John Kellaway Gwenn, 1937; citing Immigration, New York, New York, United States, NARA microfilm publication T715 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "United States Border Crossings from Mexico to United States, 1903-1957," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XLBT-MMQ : 27 November 2014), Edmund John Kellaway, 29 Dec 1939; from "Border Crossings: From Canada to U.S., 1895-1954," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2006); citing arrival port San Ysidro, California, NARA microfilm publication M1767, Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, RG 85, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 8.
  • "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V4DC-XYY : 8 November 2017), Edmund John Kellaway Gwenn, 1942; citing NARA microfilm publication M1936, M1937, M1939, M1951, M1962, M1964, M1986, M2090, and M2097 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "California, San Diego Passenger Lists, 1904-1952," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QLZT-LZRT : 28 July 2017), Edmund John Gwenn, 1951; citing NARA microfilm publication A3471 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2008), roll 15, record of ship Boogabilla.


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Edmund Gwenn from the Schlitz Playhouse of Stars tv program.
Edmund Gwenn from the Schlitz Playhouse of Stars tv program.

Collaboration

Edmund is 27 degrees from Sharon Caldwell, 28 degrees from Burl Ives and 11 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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