Person:Frederick Sayles (1)

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Frederick James Smelter Sayles
m. 29 Mar 1838
  1. Charles Philip Smilter Saylesabt 1846 -
  2. Mary Bibbs Sayles1848 - ABT 1848
  3. George Smilter SaylesABT 1852 - abt 1910
  4. Frederick James Smelter Sayles1854 - 1922
  • HFrederick James Smelter Sayles1854 - 1922
  • WHarriet Barlow1854 - 1920
m. 5 Jul 1875
  1. Charles Smelter SaylesABT 1875 - ABT 1888
  2. George Frederick Smilter SaylesABT 1877 - ABT 1878
  3. Ellen Smelter Sayles1879 - 1964
  4. Elizabeth Smelter Sayles1881 -
  5. Herbert Smelter Sayles1884 -
  6. Philip Smelter Saylesabt 1890 - 1891
Facts and Events
Name[11][12][13] Frederick James Smelter Sayles
Alt Name Frederick James Smilter Sayles
Gender Male
Birth[1][2][14][15] 26 JUN 1854 Crookes, Yorkshire, England
Census[11] 1861 Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
Occupation? 1871 carter
Census[13] 1871 Brightside, Yorkshire, England17 Harvest Lane
Residence[14] 1875 Sheffield, Yorkshire, EnglandBellfield Street
Occupation[4][16][14] BET 1875 AND 1889 Englandsaw maker
Marriage 5 Jul 1875 Sheffield, Yorkshire, EnglandSt. Stephen's
to Harriet Barlow
Residence[16] 1879 Nether Hallam, Yorkshire, England32 Carter Place
Census? 1881 Heeley, Yorkshire, England
Census Apr 1881 Heeley, Yorkshire, England18 Gregory Road
with Harriet Barlow
Immigration[1][7][8] ABT MAR 1888 United States
Occupation[5] BET 1889 AND 1895 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United Statessaw maker
Immigration[12] abt 1889
Residence[6] 1890 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States21 Hellerman
Residence[5] 1895 Tacony, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United StatesPenn and Wissinoming Avenue
Occupation[5] 1900 porter
Census? 1900 Philadelphia City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Occupation? 1900 common laborer
Census? 5 JUN 1900 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States7102 Edmund Street
Census 5 Jun 1900 Tacony, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States7102 Edmund Street
with Harriet Barlow
Residence[8][5] BET 1910 AND 1917 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States7141 Edmund Street
Occupation[5][7][8] BET 1910 AND 1920 grocer
Census? 1910 Philadelphia Ward 41, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Census 25 Apr 1910 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States7141 Edmund Street
with Harriet Barlow
Census[12] 1920 Philadelphia Ward 41, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Census 10 Jan 1920 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States7126 Hagerman Street
with Harriet Barlow
Occupation[5] 1921 janitor
Residence? 1921 Tacony, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States6944 Jackson
Death[3] 22 DEC 1922 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Obituary? 23 DEC 1922 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United StatesThe Philadelphia Inquirer
Burial[3] Magnolia Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Biography

Frederick James Smilter Sayles, son of Charles and Sarah Ann (Sayles) Sayles, was born on 26 June 1854 in the village of Crookes in Nether Hallam, Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire, England. Frederick appeared in an index for the census of 1861 in the household of Charles Sayles in Sheffield, Yorkshire. He appeared on the census of 1871 as a boarder at 17 Harvest Lane, Brightside Bierlow, Sheffield. Frederick was a carter in 1871. At the time of his marriage in 1875, he lived on Bellfield Street in Sheffield.

Frederick married Harriet Barlow, daughter of William and Sarah (Laycock) Barlow, on 5 July 1875 at the Church of St. Stephen in Sheffield. Son Charles was born circa December 1875 in Sheffield. Son George was born circa June 1877 in Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire. Frederick's son, George Frederick Smilter Sayles, died circa June 1878 in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England. Frederick was a saw maker between 1879 and 1889. Daughter Ellen was born on 7 April 1879 at 32 Carter Place.

Frederick and Harriet appeared on the census of 1881 with their children Charles and Ellen at 18 Gregory Road, Heeley, Yorkshire, England. Daughter Elizabeth was born in May 1881 in Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire. Son Herbert was born on 31 July 1884 in Sheffield. Frederick immigrated to the United States circa March 1888 and arrived in Baltimore, Maryland during a blizzard. He settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Frederick's son, Charles Smelter Sayles, died circa March 1888 in Ecclesall Bierlow. Frederick was a saw maker between 1889 and 1895 Philadelphia. Harriet Sayles's wife and children sailed from Liverpool, England aboard the "Ohio", arriving Philadelphia on 15 September 1889. In 1890, Frederick lived at 21 Hellerman Street in Philadelphia. In 1895, Frederick lived at Penn and Wissinoming Avenue, Tacony, Philadelphia. He became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1899.

Frederick and Harriet appeared on the census of 1900 with their children Elizabeth, Herbert and Ellen at 7102 Edmund Street, Tacony, Philadelphia. Frederick was a porter in 1900. He purchased real estate for $2500 from John E. Mills on 7 June 1905 at Tulip Street and Friendship Street, Philadelphia. Between 1910 and 1917, Frederick lived at 7141 Edmund Street, Philadelphia. Frederick and Harriet appeared on the census of 1910 with their children Herbert and Ellen at 7141 Edmund Street. Also living with the Sayles were a boarder and Ellen's two children, Beatrice and Robert Mahorter.

On 11 February 1911, the following notice appeared in "The Philadelphia Inquirer":

"JUDGEMENTS In the following list the judgements are against the first named in each case: Sayles, Fred S -- Harriet Sayles. Note. $700.00."

On 24 April 1913, the following notice appeared in "The Philadelphia Inquirer":

"SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N. J., April 23 -- The first election in Seadide Heights, recently organized as a borough, was held yesterday and the occasion was recognized as a holiday. The following candidates were chosen: Mayor. Edward Kramer. Council. Fred Jones. J. milton Slim, Christian Hiering, Fred. J. Sayles, Henry Clark, Henry Kramer, Assessor, J. C. Tindal; Collector, Clyde G. Marcy; Justice of the Peace, Thomas W. Reed."

On 25 February 1917, the following notice appeared in "The Philadelphia Inquirer":

"Thanks for Church Aiders. Philadelphians Helped Seaside Heights Organization

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N. J., Feb. 24. -- At the yearly congregational meeting of the Seaside Heights Union Church, Frederick J. S. Sayles and John Barnes, the latter of Cynwyd, Pa., were elected trustees for three years. The other members are ...

The report for the year showed that $680.95 had been received during the term and $654.60 expended. The debt on the church was considerably reduced during the year. The summer visitors, many of whom reside in Philadelphia and in adjoining towns, were thanked for what they had done in behalf of the church."

On 25 February 1917, the following notice appeared in "The Philadelphia Inquirer":

"SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N. J. -- Large store bldg., fully furnished rooming house, nine rooms and third story. FRED'K SAYLES, 6944 Jackson st., Tacony."

Frederick and Harriet appeared on the census of 1920 at 7126 Hagerman Street, Philadelphia. Between 1910 and 1920 Frederick was a grocer. In 1910, he owned his own grocery store. By 1920, he was a salesman at a wholesale grocery. Frederick's wife, Harriet (Barlow) Sayles, died on 14 August 1920 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.

Frederick was a janitor in 1921. In 1921, Frederick lived with his son Herbert's family at 6944 Jackson, Tacony, Philadelphia. Frederick James Smilter Sayles died on 22 December 1922 in Philadelphia at age 68.40 An obituary for Frederick was published on 24 December 1922 in "The Philadelphia Inquirer":

"SAYLES. -- Dec. 22, FREDERICK J. S. SAYLES, aged 68. Relatives and friends, also Keystone Lodge, No. 38, S. of B., are invited to attend funeral services, Tues., 2 P. M., at the residence of daughter, 7126 Hegerman st., Tacony. Friends may call Mon. eve. Int. Magnolia Cem."

He was buried at Magnolia Cemetery in Philadelphia.


Citations

Files from Alastair Sayles, online, "Sayles - Records of Births from 1837".

The Philadelphia Inquirer, 9 Jun 1905 edition, page 9.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, 11 Feb 1911 edition, page 6, Record of the Courts.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, 17 Aug 1920, edition, page 14.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, 6 Mar 1921 edition, page 10.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Frederick J. Sayles, in United States. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T624), Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 41, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll:  ; Page: ; Enumeration District: .

    born June 1855, England, age 44, immigrated 1890, common laborer, Marriage date: 1875; Residence date: 1900, Residence place: Philadelphia City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  2. Ecclesall Bierlow, Register of Births, 1854.

    Ecclesall Bierlow district, Record Type: Register of Births, Name Of Person: Frederick James Smilter Sayles

  3. 3.0 3.1 Frederick J. S. Sayles obituary, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The Philadelphia Inquirer. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), page 13, 24 Dec 1922.

    SAYLES. -- Dec. 22, FREDERICK J. S. SAYLES, aged 68. Relatives and friends, also Keystone Lodge, No. 38, S. of B., are invited to attend funeral services, Tues., 2 P. M., at the residence of daughter, 7126 Hegerman st., Tacony. Friends may call Mon. eve. Int. Magnolia Cem.

  4. General Register Office. Public Record Office (PRO) RG 11 General Register Office: 1881 Census Schedules. (The National Archives), Class: RG11; Piece: 4640; Folio: 54; Page: 6; Line: ; GSU roll: 1342121.

    Birth date: abt 1855; Birth place: Nr Sheffield Crookes, Yorkshire, England; Residence date: 1881; Residence place: Heeley, Yorkshire, England

  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 City Directories of the United States.

    Various Time Periods and Locations
    Sayles Frederick, sawmkr (1890 Gopsill's)
    Sayles Fredk J., sawmkr (1895 Gopsill's),
    Sayles Fredk J., porter (1900 Gopsill's)
    Sayles Fredk J S grocer 7141 Edmund Tac (1910 Boyd's)
    [Sayles] Fredk J grocer 7141 Edmund Tac (1917 Boyd's)
    Sayles Fredk janitor (1921 Boyd’s)

  6. Gopsill's Philadelphia City Directory for 1890.

    Electronic database at Ancestry.com based on "Gopsill's Philadelphia City Directory for 1890", Url: http://data.ancestry.com

  7. 7.0 7.1 v, in United States. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T625), Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, ED1529, sheet 5, line 29.

    immigrated 1886, naturalized 1899, salesman, wholesale grocery

  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Frederick Sayles, in United States. 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T623), Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 41, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1410; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 1046; Image: 1056.

    Birth date: abt 1854; Birth place: England; Residence date: 1910; Residence place: Philadelphia Ward 41, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Arrival date: 1889, grocer [own establishment]

  9.   "Election at Seaside Heights", in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The Philadelphia Inquirer. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), 24 Apr 1913.

    SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N. J., April 23 -- The first election in Seadide Heights, recently organized as a borough, was held yesterday and the occasion was recognized as a holiday. The following candidates were chosen: Mayor. Edward Kramer. Council. Fred Jones. J. milton Slim, Christian Hiering, Fred. J. Sayles, Henry Clark, Henry Kramer, Assessor, J. C. Tindal; Collector, Clyde G. Marcy; Justice of the Peace, Thomas W. Reed.

  10.   "Thanks for Church Aiders", in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The Philadelphia Inquirer. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), section 2, page 15, 25 Feb 1917.

    Thanks for Church Aiders. Philadelphians Helped Seaside Heights Organization
    SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N. J., Feb. 24. -- At the yearly congregational meeting of the Seaside Heights Union Church, Frederick J. S. Sayles and John Barnes, the latter of Cynwyd, Pa., were elected trustees for three years. The other members are ...
    The report for the year showed that $680.95 had been received during the term and $654.60 expended. The debt on the church was considerably reduced during the year. The summer visitors, many of whom reside in Philadelphia and in adjoining towns, were thanked for what they had done in behalf of the church.

  11. 11.0 11.1 General Register Office. The National Archives (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO) RG 9 General Register Office: 1861 Census Schedules, Class: RG9; Piece: 3481; Folio: 88; Page: 1; GSU roll: 543139.

    Birth date: abt 1855; Birth place: Sheffield, Yorkshire, England; Residence date: 1861; Residence place: Sheffield, Yorkshire, England

  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 United States. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T625), Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 41, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1642; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 1529; Image: 739.

    Birth date: abt 1856; Birth place: England; Residence date: 1920; Residence place: Philadelphia Ward 41, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Arrival date: 1886

  13. 13.0 13.1 Frederick Sayles, in General Register Office. The National Archives (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO) RG 10 General Register Office: 1871 Census Schedules, Class: RG10; Piece: 4681; Folio: 161; Page: 26; GSU roll: 847230.

    Birth date: abt 1855; Birth place: Sheffield; Residence date: 1871; Residence place: Sheffield, Yorkshire, England

  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 Frederick James Smilter Sayles and Harriett Barlow, in English marriage records, marriage registration, Sheffield, York, entry 168, 1875.
  15. Frederick James Smilter Sayles, in English birth records, birth registration, Nether Hallam, Ecclesall Bierlow, York, entry 492, 1854.
  16. 16.0 16.1 Ellen Smelter Sayles, in English birth records, birth registration, Ecclesall Bierlow, York, entry 369, 1879.