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William Thomas Punchard (1878)

William Thomas Punchard
Born in Kempsford, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdommap
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Died [date unknown] in Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Biography

William Thomas Punchard was born 2 Jul 1878 in Kempsford, Gloucestershire, England to George Punchard and Sarah Hannah (Woodword) Punchard. His birth was registered in Cirencester, Gloucestershire in the third quarter of the year.[1]

[William is not living with his parents in 1881 - possibly he was staying with another relative]

In 1891 William Thomas Punchard (age 12, Agricultural Labourer) lived in Ramsden, Oxfordshire with his father George (39, Coachman Domestic Servant), mother Sarah Hannah (39), and six siblings: Jane May (10, Scholar), Arthur George (8, Scholar), Herbert Tom (6, Scholar), Elsie Annie (3), Georgina (0), and George (0).[2]

In 1901 William T Punchard (age 22, Groom Domestic) lived in Digswell, Hertfordshire.[3]

In 1911 William Thomas Punchard (age 32, Stableman Domestic) lived at St George Hanover Square, Piccadilly W, London, in the household of Ernest Jim Brown ().[4]

William immigrated to the United States between 1911 and 1917.

William T Punchard (Chauffeur) married Katherine Madden (Seamstress) on 15 Dec 1917 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[5]

William and Katherine had at least four children: Katherine May Punchard (1918-), Margaret Georgianna Punchard (1920-), William G Punchard (1923-1983), and Anne V (Punchard) McKendry (1928-2013).

On 12 Sept 1918 William Thomas Punchard filled out a Draft Registration Card - he was born 2 July 1878 in Great Britain; he was not a US citizen, but a Declarent Alien (intending to become a citizen); he resided at 179 W. Brookline, Boston; he was a Chauffer employed by Mrs E N Coolidge; his nearest relative was Catherine Punchard; he was short, with a medium build, and had blue eyes and brown hair.[6]

In 1920 William "Punchers" (age 41, Chauffeur) lived in Cambridge Ward 9, Middlesex, Massachusetts with his wife Katherine (29) and daughter Katherine (1).[7]

William's wife Katherine seems to have passed away sometime before 1930, and William married Jane E --.

William and Jane had at least two children: Daniel Punchard (1930-) and Geneva Punchard (1932-).

In 1930 William T Punchard (age 55, Chauffeur) lived at Flint Street in Somersville, Middlesex with his wife Jane E (37) and three children: Catherine M (11), William G (6), and Daniel (0).[8]

In 1940 William Punchard (age 63, Caretaker Private Home) lived in Boston Ward 11 with five of his children: Mary (21, Store Sales Clerk), William (16), Ann (12), Daniel (10), and Geneva (8).[9] William's wife Jane E Punchard (48) was residing at Grafton State Hospital (a psychiatric hospital).[10]

[Yet to find any details of William's death]

Sources

  1. "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2XF9-R1G : 1 October 2014), William Thomas Punchard, 1878; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4G74-BZM : 10 December 2017), William Thomas Punchard in household of George Punchard, Ramsden, Oxfordshire, England; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Oxfordshire county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  3. "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XS4Z-CVW : 8 April 2016), William T Punchard in household of Joseph G Beck, Digswell, Hertfordshire, England; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Welwyn subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  4. "England and Wales Census, 1911," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XW2T-BC4 : 1 August 2017), William Thomas Punchard in household of Ernest Jim Brown, St George Hanover Square, Piccadilly W, London, England; from "1911 England and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  5. "Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KB8Q-TS9 : 6 November 2017), William T Punchard and Katherine Madden, 15 Dec 1917; citing Marriage, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, certificate number 9153, page 356, State Archives, Boston.
  6. "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZNG-RRQ : 13 March 2018), William Thomas Punchard, 1917-1918; citing Boston City no 6, Massachusetts, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,684,881.
  7. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXBP-FJ7 : accessed 24 October 2018), William Punchers, Cambridge Ward 9, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; citing ED 558, sheet 1B, line 69, family 33, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 708; FHL microfilm 1,820,708.
  8. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XQP2-SXN : accessed 24 October 2018), William T Punchard, Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 413, sheet 13B, line 97, family 371, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 927; FHL microfilm 2,340,662.
  9. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K4JY-2X5 : 15 March 2018), William Punchard, Ward 11, Boston, Boston City, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 15-400, sheet 4B, line 43, family 71, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1669.
  10. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K4J3-BT1 : 14 March 2018), Jane E Punchard, Grafton Town, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 14-132, sheet 15A, line 14, family , Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1650.


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