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According to WW I Draft Registration records 1917-1918, your grandfather Douglas GLADSTONE was born 16 Sep 1878 in Scotland. At the time he was employed as a farm laborer on a farm owned by Fred BRYAN in Ironia, Morris county, New Jersey.
Later, in 1930, as was previously stated he was listed on the US Census for Randolph, Morris county, New Jersey as a boarder and farm laborer with the family of John F. BRYANT. On this census it states he arrived in US in 1910.
A probable son, Douglas GLADSTONE, age 6, (misspelled as GADSTONE on census)is enumerated on the 1930 US Census for Chester, Morris County, New Jersey as a ward in the family of Anson HENRY, a bus driver/school route. The birthplace of young Douglas was given as New Jersey, his father's was listed as Scotland and his mother's was listed as New Jersey. The HENRY family also included a wife, a son, a daughter and 2 other non-related wards.
Furthermore, your grandfather's probable wife, Harriet GLADSTONE, age 24 (mis-transcribed as GLADSTEIN) is to be found on the 1930 US Census for Roxbury Township, Morris County, New Jersey - PO: Kenvile Village. It lists her as marrying at age 16. Her birthplace and her parents' birthplaces are given as New Jersey. Her occupation was housekeeper/private family. Enumerated with her were two daughters Edna M. GLADSTONE, age 2, and Phlys (sp) GLADSTONE, age 1. Their birthplaces were listed as New Jersey. Their father's and mother's birthplaces were given as New Jersey also. Yet, living or boarding with these persons was Alfred HALEY, age 30, single, from England and employed as a machinist at the powder works. No street address was given, but their home was listed as "back from Main Road."
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