William Alexander DUKE, Sr.

Male 1915 - 1976  (61 years)


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  • Name William Alexander DUKE 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 28 Mar 1915  Camden, Wilcox County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Alabama Birth Records
      Name: William Alexander Duke
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: 28 Mar 1915
      Birth Place: Camden, Wilcox, Alabama
      Race: White
      Father's Name: Warren C. Duke
      Father's Birthplace: Alabama
      Mother's Name: Mae Williams Duke
      Mother's Birthplace: Alabama
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B59348-8
      System Origin: Alabama-EASy
      Source Film Number: 1673595
      Reference Number: p84

      Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.
      Name: William A Duke
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: 28 Mar 1915
      Death Date: Mar 1976
      Claim Date: 20 Apr 1976
      SSN: 416030637
    Gender Male 
    Education 2 years, Birmingham Southern College 
    Occupation
    • Storekeeper, Postmaster, Mail Carrier
    Religion United Methodist 
    _UID A2694F8D8355454C99D1196B682D799FEBCF 
    Died 31 Mar 1976  Richmond, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Virginia, Deaths, 1912-2014. Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, Virginia
      Name: William Alexander Duke
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Age at Death: 61
      Birth Date: 28 Mar 1915
      Death Date: 31 Mar 1976
      Death Place: Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, USA
      Registration Date: 1 Apr 1976
      Father: Warren C Duke
      Mother: May Williams
      Spouse: Elizabeth Russell Duke
      Certificate Number: 1976010180
      Military Status: WWII - US Army
    Buried 04 Apr 1976  Lakewood Cemetery, Bowling Green, Caroline Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Died of a brain stem stroke complicated by pneumonia. Was in hospital for 6 weeks before he died.

      Served in US Army in World War II.


      CENSUS RECORDS

      1920 United States Federal Census
      Name: Alexander Duke
      Age: 4
      Birth Year: abt 1916
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Home in 1920: Camden, Wilcox, Alabama
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Son
      Marital Status: Single
      Father's Name: Warren Duke
      Father's Birthplace: Alabama
      Mother's name: Mae Duke
      Mother's Birthplace: Alabama
      Able to Read: No
      Able to Write: No

      1930 United States Federal Census
      Name: Alexander Duke
      Gender: Male
      Birth Year: abt 1915
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Race: White
      Home in 1930: Possum Bend, Wilcox, Alabama
      Marital Status: Single
      Relation to Head of House: Son
      Father's Name: W C Duke
      Father's Birthplace: Alabama
      Mother's name: Mae W Duke
      Mother's Birthplace: Alabama

      1940 United States Federal Census
      Name: Alexander Duke
      Age: 25
      Estimated birth year: abt 1915
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Marital Status: Single
      Relation to Head of House: Son
      Home in 1940: Possum Bend, Wilcox, Alabama
      Street: Monroeville Road
      Occupation: Operator, picture show
      Highest Grade Completed: High School, 4th year
      Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 40
      Class of Worker: Working on own account
      Weeks Worked in 1939: 38
      Income: 0
      Income Other Sources: Yes
      Household Members:
      Warren C Duke 60
      Mae Duke 48
      Alexander Duke 25
      Blanche Duke 23
      Kirk R Duke 19
      Olanles A Duke 18
      James Duke 17
      Sarah Jame Duke 15

      MILITARY RECORDS

      Beneficiary Identification Records Locator Subsystem (BIRLS) Death File. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

      Name: William Duke
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: 28 Mar 1915
      Death Date: 31 Mar 1976
      SSN: 416030637
      Enlistment Date 1: 14 Jan 1941
      Release Date 1: 22 Feb 1946

      U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

      Name: William Alexander Duke
      Race: White
      Age: 25
      Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
      Birth Place: Camden, Alabama
      Birth Date: 28 Mar 1915
      Residence Place: Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama
      Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
      Employer: Birmingham Gas Company
      Weight: 186
      Complexion: Dark
      Eye Color: Brown
      Hair Color: Black
      Height: 6 3
      Next of Kin: P D Duke
      Household Members:
      Name Relationship
      William Alexander Duke Self (Head)
    Person ID I5139  Master File
    Last Modified 29 May 2018 

    Father Warren Cornelius DUKE,   b. 8 Aug 1879, Lower Peach Tree, Wilcox Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1957, Selma, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Mae WILLIAMS,   b. 5 Jan 1892, Eufaula, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1973, Selma, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 15 Apr 1914  Eufala, Barbour Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957
      Groom's Name: Warren Corwins [Cornelius] Duke
      Bride's Name: Elizabeth May Williams
      Marriage Date: 15 Apr 1914
      Marriage Place: Eufaula, Barbour, Alabama
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M73532-9
      System Origin: Alabama-EASy
      Source Film Number: 1289489
    Family ID F4532  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice Elizabeth RUSSELL,   b. 8 Feb 1914, Milford, Caroline Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 2001, Fredericksburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 18 Oct 1942  Marion Co. FL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Records. Florida Marriages. Various Florida County Courthouses and State Archive, Tallahassee, Florida.

      Name: William Alexander Duke
      Gender: Male
      Age: 27
      Birth Date: abt 1915
      Marriage Date: 18 Oct 1942
      Marriage Place: Marion Co., Florida
      Spouse: Alice Elizabeth Russell
      Film Number: 001872211
    Children 
     1. William Alexander DUKE, Jr.
    Last Modified 29 May 2018 
    Family ID F3890  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart