|Birth: ||Oct. 19, 1893|
|Death: ||Apr. 13, 1921|
Son of Alice A. Basim and John Haddow. His parents had at least four children, all born in Barlow, Ohio (Washington County): Dora Amanda Haddow, born December 12, 1885; Donald Basim Haddow, born August 2, 1892; Ray H. Haddow, born October 19, 1893, and an infant son, born February 27, 1895.
His mother died in 1898 and by 1900, three of the children (Dora, Donald, and Ray) were living with relatives. Donald had been adopted by one of his mother's younger sisters, Linnie Basim and her husband Rufus W. Athey.
Ray and his sister Dora, according to the 1900 Federal Census for Barlow, Ohio (Washington County) were living with their 32 year-old uncle, their mother's brother, Charles Basim.
In 1910, at age 24, Dora was working as a nurse and living in Barlow with her 85 year-old paternal grandmother Jane Colville Fleming Haddow. Ray had gone to live with his father in Columbus, Ohio (Franklin County). His father had remarried in 1900 and by 1910, he and his wife had two children. According to the 1910 Federal Census of Columbus, Ohio (Franklin County), their household included: John H. Haddow, age 50, married twice, married currently for ten years, born in Ohio to a father from Scotland and a mother from Ohio, working in an insurance office; Cathern, age 37, married once, currently married ten years, two children, born in Ohio to a father from Ireland and a mother from Maryland; Ray, age 16, born in Ohio; Hellen, age 8, born in Ohio; Harry, age 5, born in Ohio; and Charles Dornan, age 54, a lodger.
Ray registered for the World War I draft in Columbus. He reported that he was working as a clerk for Buckeye Steel Casting Company and that he was born October 19, 1893. He was observed as being short with a slender build, blue eyes and sandy hair. He enlisted in the Army on July 29, 1918, was promoted to Private First Class on September 4, 1918, and honorably discharged December 10, 1918.
After being discharged from the Army, he returned home to live with his father and stepmother. The 1920 Federal Census for Columbus, Ohio (Franklin County) shows their household at 812 Sullivant Avenue as including: John H. Haddow, age 55, working as a retail grocery merchant; Catherine T., age 43; Ray, age 26, working as a bookkeeper in a steel mill; Helen C., age 18, working as a stenographer in a music store; and Harry J., age 14.
According to Ohio Deaths 1908-1932, Ray died in Washington County, Ohio on April 13, 1921. He was laid to rest in the cemetery where many of his family members were buried.
John Howard Haddow (1858 - 1938)
Alice A Basim Haddow (1859 - 1898)
Donald Basim Athey (1892 - 1972)*
Ray H Haddow (1893 - 1921)
Helen C. Haddow McEneany (1901 - 1926)**
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Record added: Jan 22, 2009
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