The goal of this project is to find out more information re: William Tamlin who is in the 1910 US Census for Detroit, Michigan.
Details: 1910 US Census for City of Detroit Michigan, Ward 4, ED 50, Super Dist. 1, Wayne County, Sheet 4A, 20 April 1910
William Tamlin, male, age 85, est. birth 1825, born England, both parents born England, single, lodger, "retired merchant" immigrated to USA 1849, naturalized, address 227 Second Ave.
Head of "lodger" House: Mary A. Homes, widow, age 75, had 7 children only 2 still alive. Other lodger in her home: Clara Freer, age 46, divorced, a "servant for private family."
Here are some of the tasks that I think need to be done. I'll be working on them, and could use your help.
- How long did William Tamlin live in Detroit, Michigan? When did he arrive? Where did he come from? Did he die there? If so, When. Where is he buried?Did he have any relatives living nearby? The Sunday 19 Oct 1879 Detroit Free Press (page 6) had a very brief article that "William Tamlin, a celebrated draughts player, is in the city. The guest of Wm. Giddey." (Mary A Giddey may have been Wm. Giddey's widow.