William (Mannion) Desmond
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William (Mannion) Desmond (1878 - 1949)

William Desmond formerly Mannion
Born in Salamanca, Cattaraugus, New York, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of [private sister (unknown - unknown)], [private sister (unknown - unknown)], [private sister (unknown - unknown)], [private sister (unknown - unknown)], [private sister (unknown - unknown)] and
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married about 1903 in California, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Descendants descendants
Father of [private daughter (unknown - unknown)] and [private daughter (1930s - unknown)]
Died at age 71 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap
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Biography

Notables Project
William (Mannion) Desmond is Notable.

William Desmond, "The King of the Silent Serials", was a notable silent film actor.[1]

William Mannion was born on 23 January 1878 in Salamanca, New York, United States.[2][3]

In the 1880 census William (age 2) was the son of Richard Mannion in Salamanca, Cattaraugus, New York, United States.[4]

In the 1900 census William (age 22) was the single son of Richard Manuicas in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States.[5]

William married actress Lillian Lamson between 1900 and 1903.[6][7] On 20 May 1906, the Los Angeles Herald wrote up an article about how another paper had reported them as divorced in error.[8]

In the 1905 census William (age 27y) was the son of Richard J Mannion in Manhattan, A.D. 21, E.D. 25, New York, New York.[9]

William's wife Lilian Lamson Desmond died on 24 October 1917 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.[10]

William was in a military record in 1917-1918 in Los Angeles, California, United States.[11]

William (age 35), son of R J Desmond & Johanna Murray, married Mary Ellsworth Mc Keever (age 18) on 22 March 1919 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.[12][13][14][15]

In the 1940 census William (age 62) was the married head of household in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.[16]

William registered for the WWII Draft in North Hollywood, California, United States.[17]

William, son of Richard Desmond Mannion & Joanna Murray, died (age 71) on 2 November 1949 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.[18][19][20]

Sources

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "William Desmond (actor)," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=William_Desmond_(actor)&oldid=1191520113 (accessed March 30, 2024).
  2. Birth: "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"
    citing Digital film/folder number: DI0001099
    FamilySearch Record: 6K43-NGP3 (accessed 30 March 2024)
    William Desmond Mannion born.
  3. Birth: "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"
    citing Digital film/folder number: DI0001099
    FamilySearch Record: 6K4D-NGMP (accessed 30 March 2024)
    William Desmond Mannion born.
  4. 1880 Census: "United States Census, 1880"
    citing Volume: 2; Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Affiliate Publication Number: T9; Affiliate Line Number: 00021; Digital film/folder number: 005161449; FHL microfilm: 1254812; Image number: 764; Sheet number: 115; Sheet letter: C
    FamilySearch Record: MZZQ-FS7 (accessed 30 March 2024)
    FamilySearch Image: 33SQ-GYBG-WNN
    William Mannion (2), single son, in household of Richard Mannion (23) in Salamanca, Cattaraugus, New York, United States. Born in New York, United States.
  5. 1900 Census: "United States Census, 1900"
    citing Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Affiliate Publication Number: T623; Line: 46; Digital film/folder number: 004114668; FHL microfilm: 1241105; Image number: 839; Sheet number: 13; Sheet letter: A; Packet letter: A; Indexing batch: N00696-0
    FamilySearch Record: MSKM-N7H (accessed 30 March 2024)
    FamilySearch Image: S3HY-63NQ-5QZ
    William Manuicas (22), single son, in household of Richard Manuicas (43) in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. Born in New York.
  6. Nance O'Neil's Father Dead: "Newspapers.com" The Californian (Salinas, California) Sat, Oct 3, 1903, page 1
    Newspapers Clip: 144438151 (accessed 30 March 2024)
  7. Is Nance O'Neil Another Trilby?: "Newspapers.com"
    The Hawaiian Star (Honolulu, Hawaii) Sat, Dec 26, 1903, page 9
    Newspapers Clip: 144438006 (accessed 30 March 2024)
  8. Deny a Divorce Yarn: "Newspapers.com"
    Los Angeles Herald (Los Angeles, California) Sun, May 20, 1906, page 17
    Newspapers Clip: 144437211 (accessed 30 March 2024)
  9. 1905 Census: "New York State Census, 1905"
    citing p. 8, line 36, various county clerk offices, New York; FHL microfilm 1,433,096
    FamilySearch Record: SPFH-D4S (accessed 30 March 2024)
    FamilySearch Image: 9Q97-YSRS-2L7
    William D Mannion (27y) son in household of Richard J Mannion (47y) in Manhattan, A.D. 21, E.D. 25, New York, New York. Born in United States.
  10. Death of wife Lilian Lamson Desmond: "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    citing Digital film/folder number: 005597654; Image number: 329
    FamilySearch Record: QP7Q-71BN (accessed 30 March 2024)
    FamilySearch Image: 3QS7-99SV-9WK
    William Desmond in death record for wife Lilian Lamson Desmond 24 Oct 1917 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.
  11. Military: "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
    citing Affiliate Publication Title: World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards; Affiliate Publication Number: M1509; Digital film/folder number: 005240922; FHL microfilm: 1530902
    FamilySearch Record: KZVN-FVN (accessed 30 March 2024)
    FamilySearch Image: 33S7-L1SG-CFD Image number 04273
    Name: William Mannion Desmond; Military Draft Registration Date: from 1917 to 1918; Military Draft Registration Place: Los Angeles, California, United States; Birth Date: 23 Jan 1878; Birth Place: , , United States; Citizenship Place: United States; Race: White.
  12. Marriage: "California, County Marriages, 1850-1953"
    citing Page: 232; Digital film/folder number: 004929852_002_M9ZZ-7WQ; FHL microfilm: 2074207; Image number: 237
    FamilySearch Record: K8D8-X86 (accessed 30 March 2024)
    FamilySearch Image: 33SQ-GR9G-9SL4
    William Mannion Desmond (35) marriage to Mary Ellsworth Mc Keever (18) on 22 Mar 1919 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.
  13. Marriage: "California, County Marriages, 1850-1953"
    citing Page: 232; Digital film/folder number: 004929852_001_M9ZZ-7W7; FHL microfilm: 2074207; Image number: 238
    FamilySearch Record: K8DZ-L58 (accessed 30 March 2024)
    FamilySearch Image: 33S7-9R9G-1WP
    William Mannion Desmond (35) marriage to Mary Ellsworth Mc Keever (18) on 22 Mar 1919 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.
  14. Marriage: "California Marriages, 1850-1945"
    citing Digital film/folder number: 004929852; FHL microfilm: 2074207; Record number: 63; Packet letter: B
    FamilySearch Record: H9ZQ-VRN2 (accessed 30 March 2024)
    William Mannion Desmond (35) marriage to Mary Ellsworth McKeever (18) on 22 Mar 1919 in Los Angeles, California, United States.
  15. Marriage: "California, County Marriages, 1850-1953"
    citing Page: 232; Digital film/folder number: 004540625_004_M9Z8-TQD; FHL microfilm: 1033286; Image number: 120; Packet letter: A; Indexing batch: V01271-1
    FamilySearch Record: XLH1-LPQ (accessed 30 March 2024)
    FamilySearch Image: 939Z-BJFV-X
    William Mannion Desmond (35) marriage to Mary Ellsworth McKeever (18) on 22 Mar 1919 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.
  16. 1940 Census: "United States Census, 1940"
    citing Affiliate Publication Number: T627; Line: 59; Digital film/folder number: 005456480; Image number: 621; Sheet number: 11; Sheet letter: B
    FamilySearch Record: K9CX-ZHY (accessed 30 March 2024)
    FamilySearch Image: 3QS7-89MT-J35S
    William Desmond (62), married head of household in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. Born in New York.
  17. Military: "U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
    The National Archives At St. Louis; St. Louis, Missouri; World War Ii Draft Cards (4th Registration) For the State of California; Record Group Title: Records of the Selective Service System; Record Group Number: 147
    Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry Record 1002 #13512693 (accessed 30 March 2024)
    Name: William Mannion Desmond; Gender: Male; Birth Date: 23 Jan 1878; Residence Place: North Hollywood, California, USA; Military Draft Date: 1942.
  18. Death: "California Death Index, 1940-1997"
    FamilySearch Record: VP7M-RL1 (accessed 30 March 2024)
    William Desmond death 2 Nov 1949 (born 23 Jan 1878), son of Desmond & Murray, in Los Angeles, California, United States.
  19. Death: "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    citing Digital film/folder number: 005597919; Image number: 1857
    FamilySearch Record: CSVP-4F2M (accessed 30 March 2024)
    FamilySearch Image: 3QS7-99SV-9725
    William Desmond death 2 Nov 1949 (age 71), son of Richard Desmond & Joanna Murray, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.
  20. Death: "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    citing Digital film/folder number: 005587453_004_M99F-TKZ; Image number: 93
    FamilySearch Record: QG66-F1B9 (accessed 30 March 2024)
    FamilySearch Image: 3QSQ-G9SF-8JXM
    William Desmond death 2 Nov 1949 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

See also:

  • Memorial: Find a Grave (has image)
    Find A Grave: Memorial #11723628 (accessed 30 March 2024)
    Memorial page for William Desmond (23 Jan 1878-3 Nov 1949), citing Chapel Of The Pines Crematory, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA (plot: Vaultage Vault 1 "Dark Room", Nr. 29504.); Maintained by Find a Grave.
  • "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : modified 22 March 2022, 00:09), entry for (FamilySearch Person: G6DX-4F8); contributed by various users.
  • Wikidata: Item Q507344, en:Wikipedia help.gif
  • William Desmond
  • William Desmond on IMDb




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