Gazlay Family History
 

FamilyWalter Nicot Orpen

Parents

FatherGeorge Lamprey Orpen (December 1844 - 6 January 1902)
MotherCornelia Helen Forman (December 1851 - 24 February 1928)

Personal Information

Record Created: 2 January 2017; Last Edited: 2 January 2017 
NameWalter Nicot Orpen
GenderMale
Born 2 August 1882 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Married 3 April 1907 in Kings County, New York to Minnie Bertha Prill8
Died 29 March 19599
Buried in Linden Hill United Methodist Cemetery, Ridgewood, Queens County, New York9

Family

Spouse 1FamilyMinnie Bertha Prill (daughter of Frederich Prill and Bertha _____)
Born August 1886 in New York
Married 3 April 1907 in Kings County, New York to Walter Nicot Orpen
Died 27 July 1958
  
Children of Walter Nicot Orpen and Minnie Bertha Prill:
  
1.FamilyHarold Frederick Orpen
Born 12 January 1908 in Kings County, New York
Died 24 December 1934 in New York, New York
  

Sources

  1. Draft Registration Card, World War I, Walter Nicot Orpen, serial number: 1601; born: 2 August 1882; electrician; nearest relative: Mrs. Minnie Orpen.
  2. Draft Registration Card, World War II, Walter Nicot Orpen, serial number: U2155; born: 2 August 1882 in Brooklyn, New York.
  3. New York State Census, 1892, Kings County, Brooklyn, 2nd Election District of the Sixteenth Ward, Page 13, family of George Orpen (46, hat maker); Cornelia Orpen (40); Laura Orpen (21); Walter Orpen (9); Maud Orpen (6).
  4. U.S. Federal Census, 1900, New York, Kings County, Brooklyn, Enumeration District 224, Sheet No. 8A, family of George L. Orpen (55, New York, December 1844, hat maker); wife of 24 years Cornelia H. Orpen (48, New York, December 1851, 4 children, 2 living); son Walter N. Orpen (17, New York, August 1882, pressman); daughter Maude E. Orpen (14, New York, July 1885); daughter Laura Orpen (29, New York, July 1870).
  5. U.S. Federal Census, 1920, New York, Queens County, Woodhaven, ED No. 432, Sheet No. 7B, family of Walter N. Orpen (36, New York, electrician, Navy Yard); wife Minnie B. Orpen (32, New York); son Harold Orpen (11, New York); mother Cornelia H. Orpen (71, New York).
  6. U.S. Federal Census, 1930, New York, Queens County, Woodhaven, Enumeration District 35, Sheet No 11A, family of Walter M. Orpen (47, New York, electrician, electrical shop, first married age 25); wife Minnie B. Orpen (43, New York, first married age 23); son Harold Orpen (23, New York, clerk, title trust co.); mother in law Bertha Prill (71, Germany, widow, first married age 29).
  7. U.S. Federal Census, 1940, New York, Queens County, Queens Borough, Enumeration District 41-1870A, Sheet No. 13B, family of Walter Orpen (57, New York, electrician, pipes (smoking)); wife Minnie Orpen (53, New York); mother in law Bertha Prill (81, Germany, widow).
  8. Italian Genealogical Group, New York City Grooms Records (with Bride information), Walter M. Orden [sic, actually Walter N. Orpen] and Minnie B. Prill, married on 3 April 1907 in Kings [County]; certificate number 8586.
  9. Obituary, The Leader-Observer, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, 2 April 1959, Walter N. Orpen, died: 26 March 1959; born in Manhattan [sic, other more reliable records indicate he was born in Brooklyn); retired electrician for a pipe manufacturer; interment in Linden Hill Cemetery.