Friday, January 29, 2016

James Robert McLernon and his Passport application and a few other documents

In 1919 James R. McLernon received a telegram that his mother was sick.  he had migrated to this country from Ireland and had to obtain a passport to leave and return to this country.  He lived in Delmar at the time and worked for the railroad

a photo that accompany the passport application

a reference letter to accompany the application

James had a wife whose name was Nettie E. they had an adopted child named Boyd Ward McLernon.  James continued to work for the railroad and  would die in Delmar in 1951 and is buried in St Stephens cemetery.

His WW2 draft card

and his naturalization application

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