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Descendants of Francis de Bourdon


George W. Walker Jr.

#1) "A Practical Supplement to the Hodgkin Pedigree Book," by Mary Hodgkin (Dec 1951) p.12.
#2) "A Practical Supplement to the Hodgkin Pedigree Book Showing the California Branch," by Wilfred H. Hodgkin (Oct 1966) p.2,6.
#3) Album compiled by wife Leonora "Nora" Turnbull Walker.

Birth: only child of Dr. George W. Walker/Blanche Lockhart Walker.
Death: (3) of congestive heart failure, following a lasser beam treatment for a detached retina.

(3) c.1912: Went with his parents to London, where his father trained in his specialty of eye, ear, nose, and throat medicine.
(3) Moved with his parents to Stockton, CA.
(3) c.1916: Moved to Fresno, CA.
(3) After completing high school, he went to Europe, spending a year each studying in Germany, Switzerland, and Spain. His father insisted that his mother be with him. "He liked to play and of course couldn't with his mother with him, so he managed to dine with her each night and pretend to go to his room to study. Instead he managed to go out to the night spots, that he liked, and meet his friends."
(3) After returning to the U.S., he attended Cheshire Academy, a prep school in Roxbury, CT.
(3) 1932: Graduated from Stanford University with an A average.
(3) Studied at the "Ecole Libre des Sciences" in Paris, France to prepare for the foreign service.
(3) Attended Rudy Bush School, Washington, D.C. until President Roosevelt announced that, due to the depression, no new diplomats would be taken. He returned to Fresno, CA.
(3) Went to work for Shell Oil Co. Operated a service station, then was a Manager at Stockton, CA, then Ogden, UT.
(3) Left Shell Oil to open his own business in Fresno, CA with 2 partners. It was a distributorship for Seaside Oil Co., named The Joaquin Petroleum Co. The business failed.
(3) Opened a wholesale brokerage of gasoline, later joining Currie Bros.
(1) 1951: Living at 208 Peralta Way, Fresno, CA.
(2) 1966: Living at 208 Peralta Way, Fresno, CA 93705.
(3) Was an avid reader and collector of books. Loved to hunt. Went each year to Guamas, Mexico for deep sea fishing.

George Jensen Danielsen

1951: Living at 205 Gaither St, Selma, CA.
1966: Living at 2105 Gaither, Selma, CA 93662.

Dorthea K. (Dot) Krayenbuhl

Death: (3) "Dick and Dot were in the islands for their annual months visit. Dot suddenly had a massive cerebral hemorrage from which she had no chance for either surgery or recovery. She remained in a coma for close to three weeks and died while plans were being made to return here (California) to a hospital or rest home." (Letter written 8 Mar 1979.)

1951: Living at Mordecai River View Ranch, R2, Madera, CA.
1966: Living at G149 Road 32 1/2, Madera, CA 93637.

10971. Adelina Alice Hodgkin

EDUCATION: Student's Record, Pomona College, Claremont, CA.
Unknown Chicago, IL newspaper containing photographs of Pomona College.

William Gwathmey Davidson

MARRIAGE: Account in unknown Washington D.C. newspaper of wedding of Judith Ament Davidson/Maj. Anthony Walker. Account of wedding in "Pasadena Star News," Pasadena, CA, Sun. 3 Nov 1946, p.27.

CORRESPONDENCE: Letters from William G. Davidson (a) to his grandparents, Wm. W. Gwathmey/Mary L. Potter, postmarked 1924?, MA. (b) to his Gwathmey grandparents, 23 Mar 1930, Coronado, CA. (c) to his mother, 2 Mar 1945, Corsica. Letters from Adelina Hodgkin Davidson (wife) to his daughter, Chris. Letters from his parents to himself. (a) 9 Jan 1939. (b) 14 Oct 1940. (c) 30 Apr 1944. (d) 20 Jan 1937. (e) 17 Oct 1943. (f) 11 Dec 1943. Letter, Lt. Col. Norman R. Lucia, Director of Candidate Advisory Service, U.S.A.F. Academy, Colorado, to Wm. G. Davidson, 6 May 1969.

Confirmation certificate, All Saints' Episcopal Church, Chevy Chase, MD, 10 Feb 1929. Godparental certificates (a) All Saints' Episcopal Church, Chevy Chase, MD, 10 Feb 1957, baptism of Alexander Tayloe Carey. (b) St. John's Episcopal Church, Fallbrook, CA, 21 Feb 1960, baptism of David William Nelson.

HONORS: "Waggin' Tung Jonesy" columns in the "Vista Press," Vista, CA, by friend J. Vernon Jones. (a) 2 Mar 1961. (b) 5 Jul 1962. Newspaper articles in the family album from mostly unknown newspapers. (a) Engagement announcement, "Los Angeles Times," 25 Aug 1946. (b) Social column, weddings and engagements, Washington D.C. newspaper. (c) "Eats U.S. Ice Cream in Rome - Lt. W.G. Davidson of this City Found It at Red Cross Club," from Newport, RI newspaper. (d) Social Column, Newport, RI newspaper, promotion to Captain. (ca. Dec 1944/5). (e) Account of wedding, CA newspaper. "Las Vegas Sun," Las Vegas, NV, Mon. 22 Apr 1974.

HONORS-ORGANIZATIONS: Photographs and articles from "Ely Daily Times," Ely, NV. (a) White Pine Farm Bureau election of officers, date unknown. (b) 23 Nov 1976, p.4. (c) White Pine County Farm Bureau election of officers, date unknown. (d) 18 Aug 1980, p.1, "MX Issue Questions - NBC comes to White Pine." (e) Wed. 9 Dec 1981, p.1, "Area Ranchers Struggle to Hang On." (f) 2? Mar 1985, "Rancher Honored." (g) Weekender Edition, 6 Jun 1986, p.10-11, "Flyers Recall War, Youth, Death," with corrections by Wm. G. Davidson. Campaign publication for Elementary School Board, Fallbrook, CA. "The Fallbrook Enterprise," Fallbrook, CA, date unknown (c. spring 1960), "Davidson Quits School Office After 6 Years." "The Atlantic Monthly," Apr. 1980, "The Great Basin: First Casualty of the MX?", p.4-14. Speech by A.Z. Joy, White Pine Co., NV Extension Service, as introduction for presentation of Nevada Rangeman of the Year Award, 1985. Text of speech given to compiler by A.Z. Joy. White Pine Power Project Update, Jul 1985, pub. by W.P.P.P., 457 5th St., Ely, NV 89301.

BIOGRAPHY: Mary Potter Langhorne Gwathmey's Birthday book, "A Daily Text-Book Gathered From the Writings of the Rev. Edward Bouberie Posey, D.D.." In possession of Carolyn Tayloe Davidson Gwathmey (1970). (a) A genealogy pasted into the book, not in her handwriting. Probably compiled by son Devall.

10972. Thaddeus Philip (Thad) Hodgkin

BIRTH: Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997 Record
Name: Thaddeus Philip Hodgkin
Date of Birth: 10 Sep 1933
Gender: Male
Birth County: Hunt
Father's Name: Philip Hodgkin
Mother's Name: Faith M Thornton
Roll Number: 1933_0004

Death certificate of Philip Hodgkin (father), CA #83-150611, on which Thad was informant.

Adopted when he was 8 or 9.
Marriage to Vera Louise __: (2)

DEATH: Informed on 7 Aug 2002 by daughter Lisa "My father, Thaddeus (Thad) passed away on August 25, 2001 at 1:50 p.m. at home with all of us there by his side."

PARENTS: On 7 May 2006 Glenda Hodgkin McLaughlin wrote T.Mason, "Regarding my father Thaddeus Philip Hodgkin who is deceased. I am looking for information about his birth parents. His birth name was James Lafate Warren 9/10/33 born in TX and he had a sister Mary Lou Warren (10/31/30). They are both deceased now. Their father was Fate Warren and mother was Ollie Mae Martin Warren. Fate was buried in Terrell, TX around 1938."