Heloise's mother's maiden name was Brouillette. Helen's birth year, according to California Death records, was 1901.
In the 1900 U.S. census, Heloise's father, 35 yr. old Charles J Sloan, a day laborer, b. Jan. 1865 in Wisconsin (*MN. acc. to the 1880 census), was living in Compton, Los Angeles, California with his 41 yr. old wife, Leah M. Sloan, b. in IN. Charles and Leah married in 1899 and had been married for one year. They had not yet had any children. Living next door to them, were Charles' parents, 66 yr. old Austin E. Sloan, a farmer, b. Mar. 1834 in OH. 64 yr. old Harriett Sloan, b. Jan., 1836 in NY and Charles' 30 yr. old sister, Martha Sloan, b. Mar. 1870 in OH. Austin & Harriet married in 1860 and had been married for 40 years. Harriet was the mother of three children, two of whom were still alive by this census.
In the 1910 U.S. census, 9 yr. old Heloise Sloan, b. in CA., was living in Lexington (El Monte Twp.), L.A. Co., CA. with her 43 yr. old father, Charles H. Sloan, a farmer, b. in MN. 51 yr. old mother, Lelia B., b. in IN. 6 yr. old brother, Carl A., b. in CA. and 77 yr. old grandmother, Hariet E. Sloan, b. in NY This was a first marriage for Charles and Lelia. They have been married for 10 yrs. Lelia had had two children, both of whom were still alive by the time of this census. Hariet was the mother of three children, only one of whom was still alive.
In the 1920 U.S. census, 19 yr. old Heloise Sloan was living in El Monte, Los Angeles, California with her 52 yr. old father, Charles H. Sloan, a retired farmer, b. in MN. 61 yr. old mother, Lelia B. Sloan, b. in IN. 16 yr. old brother, Carl A. Sloan, b. in CA. 86 yr. old widowed grandmother, Harriet E. Sloan, b. in NY Charles's father was b. in OH. and his mother in NY. Lelia's parents were both b. in IN.
In the 1930 U.S. census, 29 yr. old Heloise S. Berry, b. in CA. , was living in Pasadena, Los Angeles, California with her 27 yr. old husband, B. Franklin Berry, a bank clerk, b. in Washington 13 mth. old son, Wilbur G., b. in CA. and 20 yr. old brother-in-law, Emmitt Berry, b. in WA.. Emmitt was not working. B. Franklin was 24 yrs. old at the time of his first marriage and Heloise was 26 yrs. old. B. Franklin's father was b. in IA. and his mother in MI. Heloise's father was b. in MN. and her mother in IN.
Heloise and B. Franklin Berry had two children: 1) Glenn Berry 2) Margaret Berry
*Note on Heloise and B. Franklin Berry's son, Glenn Berry: Star News (Pasadena, Ca.) – March 16, 1970 Former Arcadian Has Exhibit On la Cienega Glenn Berry, former Arcadian, has an art show opening tomorrow in Ankum Gallery, 657 N. La Cienega, Los Angeles. The exhibit will run to April 6 and consists of paintings and drawings. Mr. Berry is the son of Mr. and Mrs. B. Franklin Berry of Arcadia. He attended Arcadia elementary school before the family moved to Santa Barbara. He received his BA in 1951 from Pomona College, his BFA and MFA from the School of Art Institute in Chicago. He is presently associate professor of art at Humboldt State College in Arcata.