Cornelius Lezenby and Eliza Wilson, Immigrants
and some of their Ancestors
and Descendants


CHARLES TAYLOR4 LEZENBY (Richard3, Samuel2, Cornelius1) was born at New Jersey on 15 December 1899 (WWI Draft; SSDI), a child of Richard Lezenby and his wife Anna Remine.

Charles Lezenby registered for the draft at Burlington County, New Jersey, on 12 September, 1918 (WWI Draft):

Charles Taylor Lezenby, 528 Main, Riverton, NJ
18 b. Dec 15, 1899 white, native born
groundman, Penna RR, 100 S Christian Ave, ... NJ
rel: Anna Lezenby
tall slender
At the time of the 1920 Census, 1 January, Charles was single and living at home, however on 1920 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Phila M), he married EVELYN M. BYTHEWAY, who was born in England about 1903/4 (1930 census).

The 1930 census (1321:14B) reported this family at 939 Cedar Street, Camden, New Jersey:

Name Related Sex Race Age MS B FB MB Occupation
Lezenby, Charles T. head M W 30 M NJ NJ NJ clerk,
manufacturer
Lezenby, Evelyn M. wife F W 26 M England England England none
Lezenby, Charles T., Jr. son M W 9 S PA NJ England none
Lezenby, Philip R. son M W 8 S NJ NJ England none
Lezenby, Walter J. son M W 5 S NJ NJ England none
Lezenby, Evelyn D. daughter F W 3 S NJ NJ England none
Lezenby, Gladys E. daughter F W 1 S NJ NJ England none

The household also included three boarders. Charles and Evelyn were married at ages 19 and 15 respectively.

Charles T. Lezenby died on November 1975, a resident of Palmyra, Burlington County, New Jersey (SSDI).

Charles T. Lezenby and his wife Evelyn had the following children:

  1. CHARLES TAYLOR5 LEZENBY, JR.
    • b. at Pennsylvania on 27 October 1920 (SSDI)
    • d. on 17 February 1989, resident of Lakeland, Polk County, Florida (SSDI)
  2. PHILIP R.5 LEZENBY
    • b. at New Jersey on 12 December 1921 (SSDI)
    • military service: at Camden, NJ, 7 November 1942 (WWII Enl)
      • Philip R. Lezenby b. 1921 NJ white, of NJ, Burlington Co.
        enl. 7 Nov 1942 Camden, NJ
        Warrant officer USA Private
        for duration plus 6 months
        4 yrs High School, single, no dependents, ht 70 wt 133
    • d. December 1990, res. Woodbury, Gloucester County, NJ (SSDI)
    • m. at Philadelphia on 1946 DOROTHY CHRISTOPHEL (Phila M)
  3. WALTER J.5 LEZENBY
    • b. at New Jersey about 1924/5 (1930 census)
    • m. at Philadelphia on 1947 ELEANOR CASPER (Phila M)
  4. EVELYN D.5 LEZENBY
    • b. at New Jersey about 1926/7 (1930 census)
  5. GLADYS E.5 LEZENBY
    • b. at New Jersey about 1928/9 (1930 census)


REFERENCES

Information on this family is found in:

Other sources abbreviated above include:
Phila M
"Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951," database, Family Search, (http://familysearch.org: accessed 18 December 2011).
SSDI
Social Security Death Index. http://ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.com.
WWI Draft
World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. ancestry.com.
WWII Enl
U. S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946. ancestry.com.


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