Robert Ceiley
(Cir 1812-Between 1891/1901)
Mary Ann
(Cir 1830-)
William Robert Robinson
(Abt 1820-1882)
Eliza Hannah Wilgress
(Cir 1820-1875)
Henry Edward Ceiley
(Cir 1864-1940)
Louisa Barbara Robinson
(Abt 1864-1915)

Robert Henry Ceiley
(1889-1974)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Edna

Robert Henry Ceiley 2

  • Born: 5 Aug 1889, Newtown, , New South Wales, Australia 3 4
  • Marriage: Edna 1
  • Died: 31 Dec 1974, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA aged 85 5 6
  • Crem.: 3 Jan 1975, Colma, San Mateo, California, USA 5

  General Notes:

Robert served in the United States Army during "The Great War", World War 1. in 1922 he also joined the San Francisco Fire Department, and in 1932, was selected as Bravest Fireman of the Year after rescuing a woman and her wheel-chair bound son single-handedly from a burning building. San Francisco Mayor Angelo Rossi presented him with his medal. Uncle Bob served 35 years in the Fire Department. My father and I also served 30 years with the San Francisco Fire Department. 7

  Noted events in his life were:

He appeared on the census in 1891 in Great Yarmouth, , Norfolk, England. 2

He appeared on the census in 1901 in Hammersmith, , Middlesex, England. 8

He immigrated in 1905 to New York, New York, New York, USA. 9

He appeared as a Hardware Salesman on the census in 1910 in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA. 10

He worked as a Firefighter in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA. 11

He travelled to Southampton, England in 1957. 4

He lived in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA in 1974. 5


Robert married Edna.1 (Edna was born on 5 Nov 1893 6 and died on 24 Jul 1973 in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA 6 12.)


Sources


1 Robert Henry Ceiley (30 Serrano Drive; San Francisco, California) to Dorothea Turner, letter, 1974; privately held by Turner, [STREET ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE]. Cit. Date: 29 Sep 2009.

2 1891 census of England, Norfolk, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, folio 86, page 3, Henry Edward Ceiley; digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (ancestry.co.uk : accessed 2 Sep 2009); citing PRO RG 12/1502. Cit. Date: 2 Sep 2009.

3 Australian Birth Index, Cit. Date: 6 Sep 2011.

4 England, "Southampton Arivals," Ryndam 1957; digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 6 Sep 2011). Cit. Date: 6 Sep 2011.

5 N. Gray and Company (San Francisco, California) Robert Henry Ceiley; digital images, Ancestry.com, "California, San Francisco Area Funeral Home Records 1895-1985," Ancestry.com
 (www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 6 Sep 2011). Cit. Date: 6 Sep 2011.

6 USA Social Security Death Index, Cit. Date: 29 Sep 2011.

7 Ray Batz, Cit. Date: 6 Sep 2011.

8 1901 census of England, Middlesex, Saint Saviours parish, Shepherds Bush, Hammersmith, folio 12, page 17, Henry E Ceiley; digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (ancestry.co.uk : accessed 2 Sep 2009); citing PRO RG 13/41. Cit. Date: 2 Sep 2009.

9 "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957," online images, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 6 Sep 2011), manifest, Caronia, 1905. Cit. Date: 6 Sep 2011.

10 1910 U.S. census, San Francisco, California, population schedule, San Francisco, enumeration district (ED) 0082, p. 6B, family 134, Henry E. Ceiley; digital images, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 6 Sep 2011); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T624, roll 97. Cit. Date: 6 Sep 2011.

11 Leslie Batz, Cit. Date: 31 Aug 2011.

12 Robert Henry Ceiley (30 Serrano Drive; San Francisco, California) to Dora Hammond, letter, 29 Nov 1973; privately held by Hammond, [STREET ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE]. Cit. Date: 29 Sep 2009.