Edward De La Poer
Edward Rupert De La Poer


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1. Sarah Luella
2. Victoria Beecher

Edward Rupert De La Poer 1 2 4

  • Born: 5 Nov 1874, , , NY 3 5
  • Marriage (1): Sarah Luella on 9 May 1898 in New York, New York, NY 1 2
  • Marriage (2): Victoria Beecher on 2 Feb 1922 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 3
  • Died: 13 Dec 1930, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA at age 56 6

   FamilySearch ID: L287-TV2.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He immigrated in 1892 to New York, New York, NY. 7

2. Newspaper: Brooklyn Life: marriage of Mrs. Sara Luella Bliss and Edward de la Poer, 14 May 1898, Brooklyn, Kings, NY. 1 The marriage of Mrs. Sara Luella Bliss, of Flatbush, and Mr. Edward de la Poer, of London, England, was solmnized last Monday morning at 14 West Thrity-third street, Manhattan, by the Rev. Dr. George Clark Houghton, of the Church of the Transfiguration. Mrs. Bliss has for some years been actively identified with newspaper work in Brooklyn, and more recently has engaged with success in poultry farming on a place which she rented on the outskirts of Flatbush. The bride was attended by Miss Emma Trapper, of Brooklyn, as maid of honor, and was given away by Dr. Calvin S. May, or Manhattan. Mr. Thomas Watson, of Ayrshire, Scotland, was best man. The groom is said to be nearly related to Lord Charles Beresford. Among the witnesses of the marriage were the bride's sisters, Miss Clair Okie oand Mr. Howard Okie, of Cedarhurst, L. I., the Missies Ambrose, of Flatbush, and Mrs. Lena Louise Kleppisch, of Baltimore. Mr. and Mrs. de la Poer will live at 14 West Thirty-third street.

3. Census in 1910 in New York, New York, NY. 7 The 1910 census recorded renting at 12 104th St: Edward Dela Poer, stock broker, 46, living with wife Sara S., 41. They had been married 11 years and she had birthed no children. Edward and his parents were born in England. Sara and her father were born in Canada and her mother in England. Edward immigrated in 1892 and became a U.S. citizen. Sara immigrated in 1887.

4. He received his He listed himself as a citizen of England on his WWI draft registration. Citizenship on 12 Sep 1918 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA.

5. Fact: On his WWI registration he listed his nearest relative as Mrs. Sarah De La Poer, 250 Manhattan St., N.Y., N.Y., 12 Sep 1918, New York, New York, NY. 5

6. Occupation: effiiciency manager, Jones & Laughlin Steel on 12 Sep 1918 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 5

7. Residence: 116 Craft Ave., Pittsburgh, PA on 12 Sep 1918 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 5

8. Occupation: efficiency engineer on 2 Feb 1922 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. 3

9. Residence: on 2 Feb 1922 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. 3

Edward married Sarah Luella on 9 May 1898 in New York, New York, NY.1 2 (Sarah Luella was born about 1869 in , , , CN 7.)

Edward next married Victoria Beecher, daughter of William Jesse Beecher and May P. Gibler, on 2 Feb 1922 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.3 (Victoria Beecher was born on 12 Apr 1887 in , , OH 3 8 and died on 19 Mar 1959 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 8.)


1 Brooklyn Life (Brooklyn, New York), 14 May 1898, page 12. Marriage of Sara Luella Bliss and Edward de la Poer.

2 New York Times (New York, New York. Some articles online at http://query.nytimes.com/), 11 May 1898, page 7.

3 FamilySearch.org, California, County Marriages, 1850-1952, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K88M-YB7 Edward Rupert De La Poer and Victoria Beecher, 02 Feb 1922; citing Los Angeles, California, United States, county courthouses, California; FHL microfilm 2,074,276.

4 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1934 Los Angeles City Directory. Page 472, online image 237.

5 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K6KN-71C Edward Dela Poer, 1917-1918; citing Pittsburgh City no 3, Pennsylvania, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration FHL microfilm 1,908,015.

6 Ancestry.com, California, Death Index, 1905-1939 (State of California. California Death Index, 1905-1939. Sacramento, CA, USA: State of California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics.), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKS9-DKTV Edward L Poor, 13 Dec 1930 age 54; death certificate 67280, Department of Health Services, Vital Statistics Department, Sacramento.

7 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M5ZZ-28J Edward Dela Poer, Manhattan Ward 12, New York, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 609, sheet 14B.

8 FamilySearch.org, California Death Index, 1940-1997 (Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPWK-XSP Victoria Delapoer, 19 Mar 1959; Father Beecher.

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