05 October 2011

A McRae Moves From Imlay City To San Francisco To Shanghai

Flint Journal [Newspaper]
9 March 1916
Mr. and Mrs. John McRae received a letter from their son, Walter, saying he had resigned his position in San Francisco and taken another to travel for a big firm, leaving for Shanghai, China, March (14?). Young McRae is a former Imlay City boy.

Was it Warner, not Walter, who moved to Shanghai?

Michigan Births, 1867-1902
Name:     Warner J Mcrae
Birth Date:     05 Oct 1885
Birthplace:     Imlay, Sanilac, Michigan

Father's Name:     John Mcrae

Mother's Name:     Emma J Mcrae

United States Census, 1900
Residence: Brown City village, Sanilac, Michigan
Parent  John Mc Rae     M   
Parent   Emma Mc Rae     F   
    Gertrude A Mc Rae     F   
      Warner J Mc Rae     M    

1910 MI Lapeer, Imlay Twp
McRae, John, head, 67, m1, 39yrs, Scotland Scot Scot
", Emira J., wife, 58, m1, 39yrs, 4children/3living, b. Scot Scot Scot
", Warner J., son, age 24, b. MI

Warner, his wife Rita (also born in Michigan) and children Marilyn* and Betty (both born in China) were living in San Francisco, California, in 1930.  *Marilyn in the California Death Index at Rootsweb:  PICK  (Last Name)   MARILYN  HOLLISTER     08/26/1918     JOHNSON (Mother's Maiden Name)     MCRAE (Father's Surname)     CHINA  (Birthplace)   SAN MATEO 04/07/1981     549-22-0145     62 yrs    

U.S. Social Security Death Index
First Name:     Warner
Last Name:     Mcrae
Birth Date:     5 October 1885
Social Security Number:     566-07-8045
Place of Issuance:     California
Last Residence:     San Francisco, San Francisco, California
Zip Code of Last Residence:     94127
Death Date :     March 1966
Estimated Age at Death:     81

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