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

GEORGE CREASE4 LEZENBY, Junior (George3, John2, Cornelius1) was born at Camden, New Jersey, on 6 June 1894, a child of George Crease Lezenby and his first wife Lula Woodruff.

George Lezenby, Junior, married ANNA J. ROSKA at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 1915 (Phila M). She was born at Pennsylvania about 1896 (1920 census).

George Lezenby, Junior, reported to the draft at Camden in 1917 the following:

George Crease Lezenby, Jr., age 22, 1065 Princess Ave., Camden
b. Jun 6, 1894 Camden, NJ
barber, employed by George C. Lezenby
dependents: wife + child
married, caucasian
claim for deferment: dependants above
medium height, medium build, gray eyes, black hair
The 1920 census (1023:8B) reported this family at 450 Broadway, Camden:

Name Related Sex Race Age MS B FB MB Occupation
Lezenby, Geo. C., Jr. head M W 25 M NJ NJ NJ barber,
own home
Lezenby, Anna J. wife F W 23 M PA Germany Germany none
Lezenby, Robert M. son M W 3 8/12 S NJ NJ PA none

The record also listed three lodgers.

George registered for the draft again, this time for World War II (WWII Draft) and reported the following:

George Crease Lezenby, Jr.
2501 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City, NJ
47, b. Camden Jun 6, 1894
contact: Lulu A. Gilday, Chelsea Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ
Lulu Gilday was his mother.

George C. Lezenby, Jr., died on May 1984, a resident of Elwood, Atlantic County, New Jersey (SSDI).

George C. Lezenby, Jr., and his wife Anna J., had at least the following child:

    • b. at New Jersey about April 1916 (1920 census)


Information on this family is found in:

Other sources abbreviated above include:
Phila M
"Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951," database, Family Search, ( accessed 18 December 2011).
Social Security Death Index.
WWI Draft
World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
WWII Draft
U. S. World War II Draft Registration Cards.

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