Person:Robert Olmstead (2)

Watchers
m. 7 Feb 1886
  1. Robert Olmstead1888 - 1988
m. 19 Apr 1910
  1. Robert Donald Olmstead, twin1911 - 1997
  2. Irene May Olmstead, twin1911 - 1983
  3. Everett Gordon Olmstead1912 - 1973
m. 23 Oct 1950
Facts and Events
Name Robert Olmstead
Gender Male
Birth? 13 Jul 1888 New York City, New York, United States
Census[2] 1900 Manhattan, New York, New York, United Statesage 12 - lives with parents
Census[3] 1910 Bronx, Bronx, New York, United Statesage 22 - single, Fireman, lives with parents
Marriage 19 Apr 1910 Bronx, Bronx, New York, United States[1st wife]
to Mabelle Irene Gordon
Residence[7] 1917 Bronx, Bronx, New York, United Statesage 29 - 539 Wales Avenue, Jeweler
Census[4] 1920 Bronx, Bronx, New York, United Statesage 32 - married (but separated), Broker, lives in Mother's house with his 3 kids
Residence[8] 1929 Mount Vernon, Westchester, New York, United States58 South 13th Avenue
Census[5] 1930 Mount Vernon, Westchester, New York, United Statesage 42 - married (but separated), Broker at Stock Exchange, lives with Mother and 3 kids
Residence? 1932 Mount Vernon, Westchester, New York, United States415 North Fulton Avenue
Census[6] 1940 age 52 - Where Is Robert?
Divorce 18 Apr 1947 Bronx, New York, United Statesfrom Mabelle Irene Gordon
Marriage 23 Oct 1950 Florida, United States[2nd wife]
to Eleanor I Thomson
Death? 16 Feb 1988 Bronxville, Westchester, New York, United Statesage 99 -
Burial[1] Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, Bronx, New York, United StatesLocation: SASSAFRAS Sec. 120 Lot- 16408

Research notes

  • Robert's birthdate is given as 13 Jul 1888 (WWI and WWII draft records) ; 30 Jul 1889 (various NY Passenger lists from his cruise vacations) ; and 10 Aug 1888 (SSDI and app). We may never really know what it was.
Image Gallery
References
  1. Personal correspondence.

    15 Jul 2008 Email from C. Paulino of Woodlawn Cem. to User:cos1776 confirms that Robert Olmstead was buried at Location: SASSAFRAS Sec. 120 Lot- 16408 Catbs-1-4 Id No. 00717764; Original owner - Byron M Fellows, repurchased by Robert Olmstead

  2. New York, New York, United States. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule.

    Year: 1900; Census Place: Manhattan, New York, New York; Roll: 1119; Page: 21B; Enumeration District: 0843; FHL microfilm: 1241119.
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    Name: Robert Olmstead Age: 12 Birth Date: Jul 1887 Birthplace: New York Home in 1900: Manhattan, New York, New York
    [New York] Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Son Marital Status: Single Father's Name: Robert Olmstead Father's Birthplace: New York Mother's Name: Louisa Olmstead Mother's Birthplace: New York

  3. New York, New York, United States. 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule.

    Year: 1910; Census Place: Bronx Assembly District 32, New York, New York; Roll: T624_997; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 1437; ; FHL microfilm: 1375010.
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    Name: Robert Olmstead Jr.
    [Jr.] Age in 1910: 22 Birth Year: abt 1888
    [1888] Birthplace: New York Home in 1910: Bronx Assembly District 32, New York, New York Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Son Marital Status: Single Father's Name: Robert Olmstead Father's Birthplace: New York Mother's Name: Louise Olmstead Mother's Birthplace: New York

  4. New York, New York, United States. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration Publication T625).

    Year: 1920; Census Place: Bronx Assembly District 3, Bronx, New York; Roll: T625_1134; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 196; Image: 714.
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    Name: Robert Olmstead Age: 32 Birth Year: abt 1888 Birthplace: New York Home in 1920: Bronx Assembly District 3, Bronx, New York Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Son Marital Status: Married Father's Birthplace: New York Mother's Name: Louise Olmstead Mother's Birthplace: New York Able to read: Yes Able to Write: Yes

  5. Westchester, New York, United States. 1930 U.S. Census Population Schedule.

    Year: 1930; Census Place: Mount Vernon, Westchester, New York; Roll: 1662; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 222; Image: 522.0; FHL microfilm: 2341396.
    Name: Robert Olmstead Gender: Male Birth Year: abt 1888 Birthplace: New York Race: White Home in 1930: Mount Vernon, Westchester, New York
    View Map Marital Status: Married Relation to Head of House: Head Father's Birthplace: New York Mother's Name: Louise Olmstead Mother's Birthplace: New York

  6. 1940 census goes here.
  7. United States. Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. (Washington, D.C.: National Archives Microfilm Publication M1509, 1987-1988).

    Registration State: New York; Registration County: Bronx; Roll: 1753937; Draft Board: 4
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    Name: Robert Olinstead City: Bronx County: Bronx State: New York Birthplace: New York,United States of America Birth Date: 13 Jul 1888 Race: Caucasian (White) Draft Board: 4
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    539 Wales Ave., Occupation: Jeweler

  8. Case 329. People of the State of New York against Sidney D. Tait, in Supreme Court, Appellate Division - First Department
    382.

    [Testimony of Robert Olmstead, broker of Mount Vernon]