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Family of John (Jr) W BLUNT and Mabel S VANGELDER

John (Jr) W BLUNT b. 1874 Jun1118 at Steuben Co., NY5597. d. 1942 Jul 285919 at Hornell Hospital, (res) 68 Sawyer St, Hornell, NY5919. bd. Rural Cemetery, Hornell, NY840.
Mabel S VANGELDER b. 1877 Sep1118 at New York1118. d. 1961840. bd. Rural Cem., Hornell, NY840.

Married5599 1897~1118. In the 1900 census1118, John W and Mabel S Blunt are listed as married 3 years.

The family of John Blunt is listed1178 twice in the 1930 census for Hornell, NY, both entries enumerated on Apr 2. One household is at 11 Davenport St. John and Mabel are listed as husband and wife, and "Curtiss Burr," age 26, is listed as "step Son." The second household in which John's family is listed is that of Harry C Travis and wife Lela, and their son Glen. John W Blunt, Mabel V, and Curtis B Blunt, are listed as father-in-law, mother-in-law, and brother-in-law, respectively.

John Blunt died5919 at the age of 68 in a Hornell (NY) hospital. Survivors were his wife; a daughter, Mrs Harry Travis of Hornell; and a son, Pvt Curtis Blunt, stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas.

The social security application3346 for Mabel Blunt lists her parents as Wesley Vangelder and Rosette Tuttle. In 1880, Mabel Vangelder, age 2, is listed659 as the daughter of Wesley M and Rosetta Vangelder. Caroline Tuttle, age 57, resided in the household, perhaps Rosetta's mother.

Mabel's maiden name is listed1728 on the marriage license for daughter Leila Blunt, and Harry Travis.

Child 2. Curtis

Curtis Blunt resided with his parents in 19101251, 19201151 and 19301178. In the 1930 census, he seems to appear twice, as do his parents. In one household, he appears as "Curtis B" below the entries for John W and Mabel Blunt, listed as "brother-in-law" in the household of Harry C Travis, and Harry's wife Leila. In another entry, "Curtiss Burr" appears as "step Son" to John and Mabel Blunt. It's not clear whether that is an enumeration error. It appears that Burr was Curtis' middle name, the enumerator took it as a surname and assumed Curtis was Mabel's son from another marriage. In several newspaper articles from 1942, Curtis Burr Blunt of Hornell is mentioned as a draft inductee. Curtis Blunt, a resident of Steuben Co., NY, enlisted2475 5937 in the U. S. Army as a Private in Rochester, NY, Jun 22, 1942. He was released on Oct 18, 1944. He died5937 92 Dec 16, 1974, a resident of Hornell, NY. He was buried840 in Rural Cem., Hornell, NY.

Children of John (Jr) W BLUNT and Mabel S VANGELDER:

1. LeIla R BLUNT1251 b. 1898 Nov1118 at New York1251. d. 1975 Feb92 at (last res) Hornell, NY92. bd. Rural Cem., Hornell, NY840.
md. Harry Clair TRAVIS
2. Curtis B BLUNT1251 b. 1903 Dec 31840 at New York1251. d. 1974 Dec 16840. bd. Rural Cem., Hornell, NY840.

92. Social Security Death Index
659. 1880 Fed Census NY, Steuben Co., Bradford;
840. Gravestone inscriptions -
1081. 1892 State Census NY, Steuben Co., Bradford,
1118. 1900 Fed Census NY, Steuben Co., Bradford;
1151. 1920 Fed Census NY, Schuyler Co., Tyrone;
1178. 1930 Fed Census NY, Steuben Co., Hornell
1251. 1910 Fed Census NY, Schuyler Co., Tyrone;
1728. New York County Marriages, 1908-1935 (1847-1949, 1907-1936); (
2475. U. S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946;
3346. U. S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007;
5597. 1875 State Census NY, Steuben Co., Bradford;
5599. New York, Hornell, Rural Cemetery, inscriptions;
5919. Obit - Blunt, John, Elmira (NY) Star-Gazette, Tue, Jul 28, 1942, p 13;
5930. 1915 State Census NY, Schuyler Co., Tyrone;
5937. Blunt, Curtis, Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File (text only);