Paul Wadsworth Harries

Caledonia, Houston County, Minnesota, USA
Death 4 Nov 1960 (aged 83)
Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 146914165 · View Source
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Paul was born at Caledonia, Houston Co., Minnesota 9 July 1877; died at Los Angeles Co., California 4 November 1960 [Houston Co. VR, Births, Bk. B, p. 85; Calif. State Index, Deaths; Soc. Sec. Rec., 532-28-6766, CD-Rom].

Paul married Sara Powell BITTLE, at Seattle, King Co., Washington 5 September 1910 [Wash. Marr. Rec. 1865-2004; 1920 U.S. Census; Seattle Dir.]. Sara was born in Pennsylvania 27 December 1887; died at San Rafael, Marin Co., California 12 June 1982 [Soc. Sec. Recs. 536-26-8840, issued Wash., CD-Rom; Calif. State Index, Deaths]. Sara was the daughter of ___ (born in Pennsylvania) and Emily J. BITTLE (born circa 1850 in Ireland).

Paul grew up at Caledonia, Minnesota [1885 Minnesota State Census, Houston Co., Caledonia]. He was a member of the Caledonia Boys Drum Corps in 1889 [Caledonia Journal, 24 July 1889].

After 1895 but prior to January 1903, Paul removed to Phoenix, Arizona [1895 Minnesota State Census, Houston Co., Caledonia, p. 2; Caledonia Jour., 7 Jan. 1903]. He removed to Seattle, King Co., Washington, by 1909, where from 1909 to 1910 he worked for Z C Miles & Piper Co., a Hardwares and Fixtures firm. From 1911 to 1913 he was the advertising manager for The Pacific Poultryman, and was the publisher of this journal from 1915 to at least 1941 resided on Edmonds Wn RD1 near Seattle, Washington [Seattle Dir.; 1920 U.S. Census, Washington, Snohomish Co., Allen Precinct, ED 117, microfilm; His father's obituary].

Paul and Sarah probably removed to California circa 1948/9 as they are no longer listed in the Seattle Directories after that time. Paul resided at Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles Co., California during February 1955 [Obituary of his sister, Anstis].

Children (b. in Wash. [birthdates from 1920 U.S. Census]); surname Harries:

i. William H., b. 14 May 1913; d. at Santa Barbara, Calif., Aug. 1988 [Soc. Sec. Recs., 535-01-5747, issued Wash., CD-Rom].

ii. Emilie J., b. Feb. 1918.

iii. Paul J.?, a baker, living at 610 Trumbull Ave., Novato, Marin Co., Calif., 1957 to 1960 [Marin Co. Dir, 1960].

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