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William Jay Darrow

Male 1863 - 1950  (87 years)


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  • Name William Jay Darrow  [1, 2
    Born 19 Apr 1863  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Jul 1950  Los Angeles Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • 1900 US Census, Utah, Grand, Westwater, Wm. J. Darrow, born Apr 1863, age 37, married 12 years, born NY, parents born NY, general merchant, wife Bertie M. born Jan 1867, age 33, married 12 years, mother of 7 children 5 living, born IL, parents born NY, son Fred J. born Oct 1892, age 7, born OH, daughter Francis G. born Dec 1893, age 6, born OH, daughter Flora W. born Feb 1896, age 4, born UT, son Wm. H. born Mar 1898, age 2, born UT, baby daughter born Nov 1899, age 6/12, born UT

      1910 US Census, Colorado, Mesa, Orchard Mesa, William J. Darrow, 46, married once 22 years, born NY, parents born unknown, cider-maker own factory, wife Bertie M. 43, married once 22 years, mother of 9 children 7 living, born IL, father born unknown, mother born NY, son Frederick J. 17, born OH, laborer odd jobs, daughter Gertrude 16, born OH, daughter Flora W. 14, born UT, son William H. 12, born UT, daughter Lucy A. 10, born UT, daughter Pearl B. 9, born UT, son Charles M. 6, born CO, uncle William W. Sweat 79, born NY

      1920 US Census, California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, William J. Darrow 56, owns home with mortgage, engineer power plant, wife Bertie M. 52, daughter Gertrude 26, no occupation, daughter Flora 23, no occupation, daughter Lucy 19, wrapper creamery, daughter Pearl 18, wrapper creamery, son Charles 16, son Fred J. 27, machinist railroad

      1930 US Census, California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, William J. Darrow, owns home valued 10000, owns radio, age 67, first married age 24, manager manufacturing building, wife Ollie F. 58, first married age 20, born KS, father born PA, mother born MO

      Funeral services for William J. Darrow, 87, office building manager, will be conducted today followed by interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Born in New York, Mr. Darrow resided in California for 31 years. He lived at 256 E. 18th St. He died Thursday, leaving his widow, Ollie F. Darrow, four daughters, Mrs. Getrude Blanke, Mrs. Flora Mathews, Mrs. Lucy Kelley and Mrs. Pearl R. Christensen, and two sons, Fred J. and Charles M. Darrow [4, 5, 6, 7, 8]
    Person ID I15933  Mindrum
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2008 

    Father William Harrison Darrow,   b. 1826, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1878, Cazenovia, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Margaret Tackaberry,   b. 13 Jun 1830, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1913  (Age 82 years) 
    Family ID F13557  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Bertie Millard,   b. Jan 1867, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1888  [5
    Children 
     1. Fred Jay Darrow,   b. 28 Oct 1892, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1983, Los Angeles Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     2. Francis Gertrude Darrow,   b. 4 Dec 1893, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1967, Los Angeles Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Flora W. Darrow,   b. 29 Feb 1896, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1982, Los Angeles Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     4. William H. Darrow,   b. Mar 1898, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Lucy Alberta Darrow,   b. 15 Nov 1900, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1968, Los Angeles Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     6. Pearl Beatrice Darrow,   b. 11 Feb 1901, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1980, Los Angeles Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     7. Charles M. Darrow,   b. Abt 1903, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2008 
    Family ID F11063  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ollie Fletcher,   b. 2 May 1871, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1951, Los Angeles Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Last Modified 7 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F11725  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S3149] A History of the Tooke Family, Helen Tooke Butler, Madison County Historical Society, Oneida, New York.

    2. [S367] California Death Index, 1940-1997, www.ancestry.com.

    3. [S3647] 1870 US Census, New York, Madison, Nelson, page 3.

    4. [S3664] 1900 US Census, Utah, Grand, Westwater, Enum. Dist. 96, sheet 11A.

    5. [S3665] 1910 US Census, Colorado, Mesa, Orchard Mesa, Enum. Dist. 97, sheet 1A.

    6. [S3666] 1920 US Census, California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Enum. Dist. 409, sheet 9A.

    7. [S3667] 1930 US Census, California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Enum. Dist. 19-758, sheet 10A.

    8. [S3670] William Jay Darrow obituary, Los Angeles Times, 9 Jul 1950.