Thursday, February 28, 2008


Clara Bow in 1920 and 1930 Census

We found Clara Bow (age 23), an American actress from the silent film era and noted sex symbol, in the 1930 Census living in Beverly Hills with her business manager, Daisy DeBoe. In 1920, she was living with her parents Robert and Sarah in Brooklyn,


Wednesday, February 13, 2008


Mary Well's Burial Site

American soul, R&B, and pop singer, Mary Wells is probably most famous for her 1964 hit "My Guy". She became one of the signature voices of Motown and some consider their first big star. Mary is interred at Forest Lawn Glendale, 1712 S. Glendale Avenue, Glendale, Ca.


Monday, February 11, 2008


Roy Scheider (1932 - 2008)

Roy Scheider, a two-time Oscar nominee best known for his role as a police chief in the blockbuster movie "Jaws," died Sunday. He was 75 and lived in Sag Harbor, N.Y. Besides his wife, Brenda Seimer, his survivors include three children, Christian Verrier Scheider and Molly Mae Scheider, with Ms. Seimer, and Maximillia Connelly Lord, from an earlier marriage, to Cynthia Bebout; a brother, Glenn Scheider of Summit, N.J.; and two grandchildren. (Source: AP via


Thursday, February 7, 2008


Cyd Charisse in the 1930 Census

We found American dancer and actress celebrated for her on-screen pairings with Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly, Cyd Charisse (age 8) in the 1930 Census living with her family, Ernest (43), Lela (29), Ernest Jr. (9) and aunt Roberta (29) in Amarillo, Texas.


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