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& Boyd, 12 Stanton Road
One of 10
houses in Blake Park constructed by the builders Burdo & Boyd,
109 Welland was the first of five in a row they built at this end
of Welland Road.
residents were Katherine M. Blumpey, her sister Marguerite L. Bruni
and Marguerite's husband Gino L. Bruni. The sisters did not have
any occupation listed. Gino Bruni (born in Italy c1882, came to
the U.S. c1900) was shown as an artist. (The 1930 U.S. Census showed
him as having his own studio. In the 1920 Census he was listed as
a card publisher.)
U.S. Census, which showed Katherine Blumpey as the head of household,
listed the residents as: Katherine M. Blumpey, 50; Marguerite L.
Bruni, 51 (sister); and Gino L. Bruni, 48 (brother-in-law), artist
(own studio). The house was valued at $20,000.
Blumpey (born c1879) was listed at this address in the Street List
from1930 to 1933; Marguerite Bruni (born c1880) from 1931 to 1933;
and Gino Bruni from 1931 to 1932.
residents of this house were Joseph and Augusta Hurwitz, about whom
little information is available. No ages were given for them in
the four years they were listed at this address in the Street List
(1934 to 1937) and no occupation was listed until the last year
when Joseph's occupation was shown as "furniture."
the Hurwitzes here were Joseph S. and Sadie R. Baram, first listed
at this address in 1938. Joseph Baram (1885-1970?) was in the wholesale
meat business. He and his wife Sadie (1891-1973?) were listed here
until the late 1950s.