Earl Clifford Pound1,2,3

ID# 281, (1876 - 1945)
FatherMandeville Pound5 (abt 1848 - )
MotherMary Lyons4,5 (abt 1846 - )

Key Events:

Birth: 14 Jul 1876, Wamego, Kansas6,7,8
Marriage: 21 Oct 1909, Erna Myrtle Sacre (20 Jul 1878 - 5 Feb 1975)9,10
Death: 28 May 1945, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California6,11

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Narrative:

     Earl Clifford Pound was born on 14 Jul 1876 in Wamego, Kansas.6,7,8 He appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Wamego Twp., Pottawattamie Co., Iowa, in the household of his parents, Mandeville Pound and Mary Lyons.12
     Earl married Erna Myrtle Sacre, daughter of Madaline [surname unknown], on 21 Oct 1909.9,10
     Earl and Erna appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Brawley, Imperial Co., California, on Main St., enumerated 25 Apr 1910, reporting that they were renting their home.13
     Earl registered for the draft for World War I on 12 Sep 1918, while living at East Main, Brawley, Imperial Co., California, reporting he was employed in real estate and as a farmer, at 115 S. 6th St., in Brawley.1
     Earl and Erna appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Brawley, Imperial Co., California, enumerated 12 Jan 1920, reporting that they owned their home. Their children Harold, Raymond and Marian were listed as living with them, as was her mother.14
     Earl and Erna appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Brawley, Imperial Co., California, at 730 A St., enumerated 7 Apr 1930, reporting that they owned a home valued at $10,000, and owned a radio. Two other families are listed as renting their homes in the same building, so apparently it was a multi-unit building. Their children Marian, Raymond and Harold were listed as living with them, as was her mother.15
     Earl and Erna appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Brawley, Imperial Co., California, at 730 A St., enumerated 12 Apr 1940, reporting that they owned a home valued at $2,500.They reported they had lived in the same house in 1935. Their son Raymond was listed as living with them, listed as a lodger. There were also four other lodgers, schoolteachers Jane Goodale, Helen Johnson, and Carl Gadyon, and Henry O'Brien, a salesman. Six other individuals and families were listed as renting their homes in the same building, so apparently it was a multi-unit building.16
     He was a real estate agent in 1910, an attorney and a farmer in 1920, and president of some business in 1930.17,18,19 He was a real estate salesman in 1940, reporting that he had worked 50 hours the last week of March, and had worked 48 weeks the prior year.16
     Earl died on 28 May 1945 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California, at age 68.6,11

Children:
     Children with Erna Myrtle Sacre:

Citations

  1. [S4026] Earl Clifford Pound, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  2. [S885] "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com, record for Earl Clifford Pound.
  3. [S4025] Mandevil Pound household, 1880 U.S. Census, Pottawatomie Co., Kansas, shows name as Earl C. Pound.
  4. [S885] "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com, record for Earl Clifford Pound, shows mother's maiden name as Lyons.
  5. [S4025] Mandevil Pound household, 1880 U.S. Census, Pottawatomie Co., Kansas, relationship left blank, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  6. [S280] Pound, "Pedegree Chart - McHargue / Pound", shows date, city, and state.
  7. [S4026] Earl Clifford Pound, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, shows date.
  8. [S4025] Mandevil Pound household, 1880 U.S. Census, Pottawatomie Co., Kansas, shows age 3 and state.
  9. [S280] Pound, "Pedegree Chart - McHargue / Pound", shows date.
  10. [S4024] Earl C. Pound household, 1910 U.S. Census, Imperial Co., California, shows married, 0 years.
  11. [S885] "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com, record for Earl Clifford Pound, shows date and county.
  12. [S4025] Mandevil Pound household, 1880 U.S. Census, Pottawatomie Co., Kansas.
  13. [S4024] Earl C. Pound household, 1910 U.S. Census, Imperial Co., California.
  14. [S4015] Earl C. Pound household, 1920 U.S. Census, Imperial Co., California.
  15. [S4016] Earl C. Pound household, 1930 U.S. Census, Imperial Co., California.
  16. [S4017] Earl C. Pound household, 1940 U.S. Census, Imperial Co., California.
  17. [S4024] Earl C. Pound household, 1910 U.S. Census, Imperial Co., California, shows occupation as agent, industry as real estate.
  18. [S4015] Earl C. Pound household, 1920 U.S. Census, Imperial Co., California, shows occupation as attorney and industry as land, then written above occupation as farmer and industry as own farm.
  19. [S4016] Earl C. Pound household, 1930 U.S. Census, Imperial Co., California, shows occupation, which seems to be president, and industry, which is unreadable, appearing to be Inorgetrislt.
  20. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 47.
  21. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Marian Pound, Soc. Sec. No. 567-05-3350.