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Re: looking for intformation on my father
Posted by: Annie Carlile (ID *****3078) Date: September 13, 2011 at 20:28:04
In Reply to: looking for intformation on my father by Irene Aldrich of 1912

Hi. I think I found your dad on 9 ship lists from 1942 to 1950. He certainly traveled the world. He's listed as Floyd A. Aldrich or Floyd Allen Aldrich, "Chief Mate" right below the "Master" of the ship, and was "Quartermaster" on some of his earlier voyages. On one list in 1946 he says he had been at service for 10 years, in 1944 he said 7.5 years, although in 1949 & 1950 he said 11 years. Some places he traveled to were: Las Piedras, Venezuela; Bremerhaven, Germany; Newport, Wales; Casablanca, Morocco; Curacao, Dutch West Indies; and Yokohama; Japan.

If this your dad, he was born in 1918 and this may be him in 1930:

1930 United States Federal Census about Floyd Aldrich
Name:        Floyd Aldrich
Home in 1930:        Buffalo, Erie, New York
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Age:        11
Estimated Birth Year:        abt 1919
Relation to Head of House:        Son
Father's Name:        Lyman Aldrich
Mother's Name:        Beatrice Aldrich
Race:        White
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Lyman Aldrich         52 b. 1878 NY, fath b. Conn, moth b. NY; Wood worker, miter saw
Beatrice Aldrich -wife-       39 b. 1891 NY, fath b. Germany, mother b. Canada-Eng.
Norma Aldrich         20 b. 1910 NY
Kenneth Aldrich        19 b. 1911 NY; mechanic, auto
Beatrice Aldrich        17 b. 1913 NY; stenographer
Floyd Aldrich         11 b. 1919 NY **
Aline Aldrich         9 b. 1921 NY
William Aldrich        6 b. 1924 NY
Robert Aldrich        4 2/12 b. 1926 NY

Here he is in 1920:

1920 United States Federal Census about Floyd Aldrich
Name:        Floyd Aldrich
[Floyd Aldrick]
Home in 1920:        Buffalo Ward 25, Erie, New York
Age:        1
[1 2/12]
Estimated Birth Year:        abt 1919
[abt 1918]
Birthplace:        New York
Relation to Head of House:        Son
Father's Name:        Lyman Aldrich
Father's Birth Place:        Vermont
Mother's Name:        Beatrice Aldrich
Mother's Birth Place:        New York
Marital Status:        Single
Race:        White
Sex:        Male
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Lyman Aldrich         42 b. 1878 NY, fath b. VT, moth b. NY; automobile w.
Beatrice Aldrich -wife-       28 b. 1892 NY, fath b. Germany, moth b. Can-Eng.
Norma Aldrich         9 b. 1911 NY
Kenneth Aldrich        8 b. 1912 NY
Beatrice Aldrich        7 b. 1913 NY
Floyd Aldrich         1 2/12 mon. b. 1919 NY

Here is Lyman's WWI draft card:

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 about Lyman Alan Aldrich
Name:        Lyman Alan Aldrich
County:        Orleans (917 Orient St.)
State:        New York
Birth Date:        26 Sep 1877
Race:        White
FHL Roll Number:        1818705
DraftBoard:        0
Age: 41
Occupation: wheel maker
Nearest Relative: Beatrice Bessie Aldrich (same address)

In 1905 Lyman is living on Orient St. in Orleans, NY. He's listed as b. 1876, and a "cousin" to William H. Voorsheer and both are wood workers.

This looks like Lyman's marriage from Familysearch.org:

New York, County Marriages, 1908-1935 for Lyman A. Aldrich

Name:        Lyman A. Aldrich
Titles & Terms:        
Event:        Marriage
Event Date:        06 Feb 1909
Event Place:        Monroe, New York
Age:        30
Marital Status:        
Previous Spouse:        
Race:        
Birthplace:        
Estimated Birth Year:        1879
Father:        Henry Aldrich
Father's Titles & Terms:        
Mother:        Henrietta Fonda
Mother's Titles & Terms:        
Additional Relatives:        
Spouse:        Beatrice B. Gillette
Spouse's Titles & Terms:        
Spouse's Age:        18
Spouse's Marital Status:        
Spouse's Race:        
Spouse's Birthplace:        
Spouse's Estimated Birth Year:        1891
Spouse's Father:        John
Spouse's Father's Titles & Terms:        
Spouse's Mother:        Maria Nash
Spouse's Mother's Titles & Terms:        
Reference Number:        p 473
Film Number:        831339
Film Frame Number:        
Digital Folder Number:        4477954
Image Number:        245

Hope this helps. Annie


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