Person:Homer Wardwell (2)

Homer Burnham Wardwell
b.3 FEB 1891 Boston, Suffolk, MA
m. 12 JAN 1888
  1. Austin Kingsley Wardwell1889 - 1960
  2. Homer Burnham Wardwell1891 - 1909
  3. Georgianna Wardwell1893 - 1980
  4. Grace Wardwell1895 - 1985
Facts and Events
Name Homer Burnham Wardwell
Gender Male
Birth[1] 3 FEB 1891 Boston, Suffolk, MA
Death[2] 11 FEB 1909 Waltham, Middlesex, MA
Burial? 12 FEB 1909 Cambridge Cemetery, Cambridge, MA

Died at Massachusetts School for Feeble Minded in Waltham, where he is listed in the 1900 census. Cause of death: pneumonia. Death record lists a congenital mental defect from birth.

Homer B. Wardwell Buried Services Take Place at Home of Mayor Wardwell, Cambridge The funeral of Homer Burnham Wardwell, son of Mayor and Mrs. Walter C. Wardwell of Cambridge, took place at the home of the mayor on Broadway, yesterday afternoon. The services were conducted by Rev. Woodman Bradbury. There were many floral tributes, including pieces from the city hall, the police department, the fire department, Mayor Hibbard and others. Burial was private." -The Boston Globe 15 February 1909

  1. Boston Massachusetts Vital Records 1891, Volume 414, Page 306.

    Boston Massachusetts Vital Records 1891, Volume 414, Page 306

  2. Commonwealth of Massachusetts Return of a Death 1909 Vol 24 Pg 322.