Match! CA: VALENTINE III, Henry Walton Age: 49 /

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  3. longtallcold

    longtallcold What happened to Nancy Jenkins?

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    First Name: Henry
    Middle Name: Walton
    Last Name: Valentine
    Gender: Male
    Birth Date: Oct 1, 1948
    Age: Infant
    Birth Location: Los Angeles, CAMap
    Record Type: Birth Record
    Mother's Maiden Name: Vorm
    Collection: California Birth Index
     
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    Henry Walton Valentine III is buried at Riverside National Cemetery as an Army veteran of the Vietnam War having achieved the rank of Specialist 3rd Class.

    LocateAGrave: http://www.locategrave.org/l/683845/Henry-Walton-Valentine-CA

    FindAGrave: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=1271643

    Los Angeles County Department of Coroner: http://coroner.co.la.ca.us/htm/ucpdetail.cfm?offset=4641&dec_id=3090
    His parents' engagement announcement in the Saturday, April 16, 1938 Herald Statesman, Yonkers, N.Y.: Link here.
     
  5. tifflee

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    I am trying to trace the Vorm family (Mr. Walton's maternal branch).

    His Grandfather Vorm immigrated to the U.S. from Denmark. I found the 1940 census listing the extended family including Mr. Walton's father, Henry Valentine, Jr., and his mother incorrectly listed as "Emma" instead of "Eina". It looks like he had an older sister, Annie, and an uncle, Eldon. He wasn't yet born for this census.

    The uncle, Eldon LaCour Vorm, went to Columbia University and was killed in WWII in Normandy on July 26, 1944 as a 2nd Lieutenant.

    "United States Census, 1940," Eldon Vorm in household of Einer Vorm, Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon City, Westchester, New York, United States

    name: Eldon Vorm
    titles & terms:
    event: Census
    event year: 1940
    event place: Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon City, Westchester, New York, United States
    gender: Male
    age: 25
    marital status: Single
    race (original):
    race (standardized): White
    relationship to head of household (original):
    relationship to head of household (standardized): Son
    birthplace: New York
    estimated birth year: 1915
    residence in 1935: Same Place
    enumeration district number: 60-192
    family number: 77
    sheet number and letter: 3A
    line number: 23
    nara publication number: T627
    nara roll number: 2808
    digital folder number: 005459494
    image number: 00149
    Household Gender Age Birthplace
    head Einer Vorm M 60 Denmark
    wife Christa Vorm F 63 Denmark
    son Eldon Vorm M 25 New York
    son-in-law Henry Valentine M 28 New York
    daughter Emma Valentine F 29 New York
    granddaughter Annie Valentine F 0 New York

    "United States Census, 1930," V Einar Vorm, Mount Vernon, Westchester, New York
    name: V Einar Vorm
    event: Census
    event date: 1930
    event place: Mount Vernon, Westchester, New York
    gender: Male
    age: 54
    marital status: Married
    race: White
    birthplace: Denmark
    estimated birth year: 1876
    immigration year: 1894
    relationship to head of household: Head
    father's birthplace: Denmark
    mother's birthplace: Denmark
    enumeration district number: 0233
    family number: 155
    sheet number and letter: 6B
    line number: 98
    nara publication: T626, roll 1662
    film number: 2341396
    digital folder number: 4638876
    image number: 00870
    Household Gender Age Birthplace
    head V Einar Vorm M 54 Denmark
    wife Christie Vorm F 54 Denmark
    daughter Eina Vorm F 18 Illinois
    son L Eldon Vonn M 15 Illinois
    servant Marie Olsen F 25 Denmark

    I am going to research the paternal side of the family and a bit more on Annie Valentine. Maybe others will have more luck with this information!
     
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    I did some more digging into the Valentine (paternal) side of the family. I am posting what I found in terms of related family names - maybe a fellow Unclaimed Team volunteer's resources will uncover something?

    It seems like the unclaimed's father was an only child and his mother was an only surviving child after the death of the maternal uncle during WWII so I don't know if first cousins are likely here. The only remaining direct relative possibility seems to be the older sister, Annie Valentine, who is mentioned in the maternal Grandfather's (Einar Vorm) census.

    Aside from that, it looks like we may have to research relatives extending from the grandparents, either maternal or paternal.

    Henry Walton Valentine, Sr. (Unclaimed's Paternal Grandfather)
    Wife: Clara Valentine
    Children: Only one found in census listings: Henry Walton Valentine, Jr.
    Mother's Maiden Name: Possibly Badell (see below)

    Possible CDI Listing
    "California, Death Index, 1940-1997," Henry W Valentine, 1946
    name: Henry W Valentine
    event: Death
    event date: 28 Nov 1946
    event place: San Diego, California, United States
    birth date: 27 May 1881
    birthplace: New York
    gender: Male
    father: Valentine
    mother: Badell

    Henry Walton Valentine, Jr. (Unclaimed's Father)
    Wife: Eina LaCour Vorm
    Children: Annie Valentine, Henry Walton Valentine, III
    Father: Henry Walton Valentine, Sr.
    Mother: Clara Valentine
    Mother's Maiden Name: Unknown
    Father-in-law: Einar Vorm
    Mother-in-law: Christa Vorm (other variations including Christie)
    Brother-in-law: Eldon LaCour Vorm

    Henry Walton Valentine, III (Unclaimed)
    Wife: Unknown
    Children: Unknown
    Father: Henry Walton Valentine, Jr.
    Mother: Eina Valentine
    Mother's Maiden Name: Vorm
    Siblings: Annie Valentine

    Information the team might find useful


    Unclaimed's Grandfather's Household in 1910 Census
    "United States Census, 1910," Henry W Valentine in household of Henry W Valentine, Newark Ward 16, Essex, New Jersey
    name: Henry W Valentine
    birthplace: New Jersey
    relationship to head of household: Son
    residence: Newark Ward 16, Essex, New Jersey
    marital status: Single
    race : White
    gender: Male
    immigration year:
    father's birthplace: New York
    mother's birthplace: New Jersey
    family number: 258
    page number: 10
    Household Gender Age Birthplace
    self Henry W Valentine M 28y New York
    wife Clara Valentine F 26y New Jersey
    son Henry W Valentine M y 2m New Jersey

    Unclaimed's Grandfather's Household in 1920 Census

    "United States Census, 1920," Henry W Valentine, , Westchester, New York
    name: Henry W Valentine
    residence: , Westchester, New York
    estimated birth year: 1882
    age: 38
    birthplace: New York
    relationship to head of household: Self
    gender: Male
    race: White
    marital status: Married
    father's birthplace: New York
    mother's birthplace: New York
    film number: 1821279
    digital folder number: 4442109
    image number: 01092
    sheet number: 9
    Household Gender Age Birthplace
    self Henry W Valentine M 38y New York
    wife Clara Valentine F 35y New Jersey
    son Henry W Valentine M 9y New Jersey

    Unclaimed's Grandfather's Household in 1930 Census

    "United States Census, 1930," Henry Valentine in household of Henry W Valentine, Yonkers, Westchester, New York
    name: Henry Valentine
    event: Census
    event date: 1930
    event place: Yonkers, Westchester, New York
    gender: Male
    age: 20
    marital status: Single
    race: White
    birthplace: New Jersey
    estimated birth year: 1910
    immigration year:
    relationship to head of household: Son
    father's birthplace: New York
    mother's birthplace: New Jersey
    enumeration district number: 0014
    family number: 236
    sheet number and letter: 12A
    line number: 6
    nara publication: T626, roll 1666
    film number: 2341400
    digital folder number: 4638880
    image number: 00996
    Household Gender Age Birthplace
    head Henry W Valentine M 48 New York
    wife Clara Valentine F 45 New Jersey
    son Henry Valentine M 20 New Jersey

    Unclaimed's Grandfather's Household in 1940 Census

    Note: Unclaimed's father is no longer listed and shows up under maternal grandfather's census listing (see previous post)
    "United States Census, 1940," Henry W Valentine, Ward 3, Yonkers, Yonkers City, Westchester, New York, United States
    name: Henry W Valentine
    titles & terms:
    event: Census
    event year: 1940
    event place: Ward 3, Yonkers, Yonkers City, Westchester, New York, United States
    gender: Male
    age: 58
    marital status: Married
    race (original):
    race (standardized): White
    relationship to head of household (original):
    relationship to head of household (standardized): Head
    birthplace: New York
    estimated birth year: 1882
    residence in 1935: Same Place
    enumeration district number: 68-17
    family number: 81
    sheet number and letter: 3B
    line number: 67
    nara publication number: T627
    nara roll number: 2863
    digital folder number: 005459468
    image number: 00484
    Household Gender Age Birthplace
    head Henry W Valentine M 58 New York
    wife Clara Valentine F 56 New Jersey
     
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    sallen New Member

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    Unclaimed's sister did marry:

    name: JPH
    event: Marriage
    event date: 27 Jul 1953
    event place: Los Angeles, California, United States
    gender: Male
    age: 19
    estimated birth year: 1934
    father: DRH
    mother: FB
    spouse: Anina La Cour Valentine
    spouse's age: 13
    spouse's gender: Female
    spouse's estimated birth year: 1940
    spouse's father: Henry Valentine
    spouse's mother: Eina Vorm
    page: 400
    film number: 1343080
    digital folder number: 005686333
    image number: 00572

    https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K864-M2L
     
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    Eina Vorm Valentine died 15th January 1959. This would have made Henry III only 11, maybe that's what caused some family rift?

    It's relatively likely Anina and her husband did have children, as married at 13 in 1953 does seem to hint at pregnancy.
     
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    Okay, I can find JPH divorcing Patricia Snow in 1976. Then possibly in 1977 again before divorcing in 1984. I'm having trouble finding any children for JPH and Anina, two possibilities are a Mark and Karen Hamilton born in 1953 and 1955, but only because the surnames of parents match and the birth dates are possibilities.
     
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    Have hopefully found the nephew of the deceased, PMed to Raine.
     
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    Everything I have read on the search.. yes he is family.. Now I need to locate them... Good work!!!!!!!!!:great:
     
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    I have sent what info was found to the ME.. still trying to locate a number.. I have emailed the ME the same info about the number
     
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    This is a match, now if we can locate him. To let him know and see if wants or is able to claim his loved one.
     

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