Posted By:Carolyn
Subject:Re: William & Effie Magee..ahh..found 'em 1930
Post Date:May 02, 2008 at 06:54:45
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Forum:Cortland County, NY Genealogy Forum
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Hi Lori:
I found them in 1930..indexed under MAGER

1930 Cortland, Cortland County, NY..Garfield Street
MAGER       William, 39, head, rents $12, md @ 25, b Ill, parents b Ill, hammerman/forging shop
Effie, 35, wife, md @ 20, b NY, parents b NY,
Helen, 10, daughter, single, b NY, fb Ill, mb NY
Donald, 9, son, single, b NY, fb ILL, mb NY,
Mary, 7,daughter, single, b NY, fb Ill, mb NY
Charles, 5, son, b NY, fb Ill, mb NY
Robert, 3, son, b NY, fb Ill, mb NY
Betty Jane, 1-11/12, daughter, b NY, fb Ill, mb NY

1920 Cortland
McGee, William, head, rents, 28, b NY, parents b NY, polisher/auto ? Mfg
Effie, wife, 24, b NY, parents b NY, no occup
Helen, daughter, 7/12, b NY

WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Form 1 Registration Card No. 119
William Magee
Age: 27
Home Address: 47 Union St. Cortland, NY
DOB: August 29, 1889
Where were you born? Chicago, Ill. U.S.
Present trade or occupation: Polisher of Brass? socket topc?
By whom employed: Cortland Carriage Jacobs? Co
Where: Cortland, NY
Dependent to support: wife
Married or single: married Race: Caucasian
Military service: none
Do you claim exemption from draft: yes..dependent wife
Signed: William Magee
Registrarís Report
Tall, medium or short: Short
Slender, medium or stout: medium
Color of eyes: Blue
Hair: light
Bald: no
Has person lost arm, leg, etc: no
Precinct 3rd Ward..1st Dist
Date of Registration: 6/5/(19)17

Based upon the 1930 census information, the above draft registration form must be your William's..born Illinios.

I do not live in the Cortland area but I've done research there as I had ancestors living in Homer, Cortland County in the later 1800s - mid 1900s. I found everyone to be very accommodating.
I obtained copies of death certs which provided great information that I did not previously have. Also, if you know their religion, I had much success writing to the church for information..I made a small donation to the church.

Good luck with your search. Carolyn