Notes for: Lucy Ann Bodine
From Ronny Bodine:
From Camden County, New Jersey Birth Records:
Lucy Bodine, born 31 Dec 1892 in Camden to Augustus H. Bodine, 45 and Josephine Drake, 30.
In April 1910, Lucy lived with her mother and siblings in Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey.
City directories for Camden, New Jersey from 1924 to 1931 list William and Lucy Adamson as residents.
1930 Haddon Heights, Camden Co., NJ: Wm. Adamson 33 PA teamster-hauling, Lucy 37 NJ wife restaurant waitress. William 1st married at age 27 (= c1924), Lucy at 18 (= c1911).
1940 Camden, Camden Co., NJ: William ADAMSON 42 PA (single) laborer.
From Social Security Applications and Claims:
Lucy Ann Bodine Adamson, born 1 Jan 1893 in Camden, dau. of Augustus Bodine & Josephine Drake applied for a SSN in November 1936.
In 1942 William Adamson of Camden, NJ, registered for the World War II Draft and reported he was born 4 April 1896 [sic] in Philadelphia.
On 5 June 1918, William Adamson registered for the World War I Draft in Camden, NJ. He reported he was born 2 April 1897 in Philadelphia, worked for the American Ice Company, and named his father Joseph Adamson as his next of kin. He also registered for the World War I Civilian Draft and reported his birth as 2 April 1897. When he applied for a SSN in Aug 1939, re reported his birth as 2 April 1896 and in 1942, when he registered for the World War II Draft he gave his birth as 4 April 1896. William Adamson signed all of his legal papers with a "X." In 1900, his parents reported his birth as January 1895.