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Harry Hutton Kidd
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Birth: Jun. 5, 1870
Lancashire, England
Death: unknown

Harry was the son of John Kidd Jr and his wife Mary Caroline Carrie Lee Kidd. They immigrated to America by 1874 and made several trips between The US and England in the 1870s. Harry married Louise Salvas on the 13th of February 1896 in Wisconsin. Harry and Louise had eight children. By 1900 Harry and Louise are living in Green Bay he was a commercial salesman for a Green Bay Company. The last records seen for Harry are the 1920, where he is named at home in the US census and the only (that I have seen) city directory is Green Bay 1927. In the 1930 census Harry is not home and listed for the census but Louise states she is married. The family information says that, Harry left. In the 1937 City Directory Louise states she is a widow. Countless counties in countless US states, records for Canada, England, Australia and New Zealand have been search. Where Harry went and his ultimate fate is unknown.

Below is a post request for research I placed 2016 to genealogy groups

>I did not expect the family story to be true. I heard that he had just “gone off and left her… (his wife Louise and children) …with all those kids”. But once I began researching I could see in the records the stories were true, Harry does disappear. The other story was maybe he went “out west” and two of the boys (HH’s sons) went “looking for him” or “to see him”?
We are searching for Harry Hutton Kidd born 1870 Lancashire and disappeared from Green Bay, Wisconsin some time afterish 1927 or 1930ish. We have every record from his birth and christening through at least a City Directory that names him in 1927.
We thoroughly checked out the Harry Holden Kidd also of Wisconsin and there are the Harry Kidds – the sports writer, the Californian with Flora, the one who died crushed in Hoover Dam building accident. There is the Harry in Vancouver, one in Washington State and one who died in US but born in Canada. The Harry Kidd committed also has a life with another family and he can’t be him either. There is Larry Kidd who wound up listed as Harry in several newspaper articles, he did horse breeding and racing between Colorado and California. There is also the Harry in Maryland, the one in New Jersey.
And all seem to check out with easy to find “other” lives and can’t be our Harry. (Much thanks to cousin Meg and other volunteers over these decades of looking for Harry Hutton Kidd. I do not know the two who died in the UK, Quarter Jun 1930 Battersea, London or Mar 1940 Ampthill, Bedfordshire. Are these records public access?
Working backwards: from Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin
Wife Louise Nee Salvas says in 1937 she is widow in City Directory? Did she know he was dead or was he declared dead? (In 1933 Louise just Mrs.; [1930 census no Harry but she is “married”] In City Directory 1929 Mrs.;
(1927 City Directory Harry H Kidd and Louise) {I did not list other directories, because I don’t have them}
Harry’s brother, Reginald Sherman Winton 1877 – 1952 artist who changed his name (PBC documents on file) from Kidd in 1926 was committed (documents on file) to Florida State Hospital in 1936 with his wife claiming Sherman had no family, when she knew he did. No known descendants. Sherman and his 2nd wife Flora lived in Lake Worth Palm Beach County. In 1923 reporter interviews Sherman and his assistant is Mr Smith and Sherman names his cousin Ernest Evan Thompson aka Ernest Thompson Seton. [The Kidd brothers maternal grandmother is named in the biography of Ernest Thompson Seton]
Harry’s brother, Ernest Seton Kidd 1871 – 1963 who was blinded in Mining accident in Colorado lived out his life in a suburb of Denver and I have never been able to contact live. Married with two children (All have find a grave
1935 Wisconsin State Census NOT SEEN
1930 Census Louise says she is married – but Harry is not listed. (Not found)
Harry’s father had sold book subscriptions after being lawyer didn’t make enough in USA between Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin they later moving back to New York and passing in Massachusetts, John and Mary Caroline Lee Kidd both with linked findagrave.
So as a commercial traveler and book and tobacco sale as Harry also did early 1927 city directory traveling; 1925 city directory salesman; 1920 traveling salesman; 1910 Commercial Traveler Tobacco; 1900 Salesman.
Harry’s 1st cousin once removed also changed his name, Ernest Evan Thompson became Ernest Thompson Seton. But I have not been able to learn if he turned up with Ernest at any time.
I have left DNA at all three American companies and wonder if he had another life maybe descendants will turn up and there are the others also. We have worked back to the siblings of John and Caroline and back down looking for him with more distant cousins. As, Charles Havelock Kidd back in the UK living in Wales by this time, found them, he did not go there that we can see. The Thompsons in Toronto did not see hide nor hair of him that anyone knew, and cousin James Hutton Kidd Sr and Jr who all moved to New Zealand have been found to what extant we can.<

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Edward Kidd (1845 - 1915)
  Mary Caroline Lee Kidd (1848 - 1920)
 
 Spouse:
  Louise Salvas Kidd (1872 - 1962)*
 
 Children:
  Harry Joseph Hutton Kidd (1899 - 1962)*
  Wilfred Ernest Kidd (1902 - 1970)*
 
 Siblings:
  Harry Hutton Kidd (1870 - ____)
  Ernest Seton Evan Kidd (1871 - 1963)*
  Reginald Sherman Kidd Winton (1877 - 1952)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
Specifically: Harry disappeared and was never heard from again
 
Created by: Cherie Lynn
Record added: Jul 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74050803
Harry Hutton Kidd
Added by: Cherie Lynn
 
Harry Hutton Kidd
Added by: Cherie Lynn
 
Harry Hutton Kidd
Added by: Cherie Lynn
 
 
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