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Jack Louis SPECKELS

Male 1922 - 1961  (39 years)


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  • Name Jack Louis SPECKELS 
    Born 22 Jul 1922  San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • at 5:45 a.m. at 204 Pruitt Ave.
    Gender Male 
    Baptism San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • at Calvary Baptist Church
    Census 7 Apr 1930  San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 517 McCullough
    Residence 1 Apr 1935  San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1940  San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Rear 531 Gulf
    Census 12 Apr 1940  San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 422 Gulf St.
    Military Jack served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He enlisted on July 31, 1940 and served for a time on a cruiser in the Atlantic theater before being assigned to the U.S.S. Yorktown (CV-10). He was received on board at her commissioning on 15 Apr 1943, at Norfolk, Virginia, and stayed on board until the summer of 1945 when he transferred to another ship. Jack was awarded the Pre-Pearl Harbor ribbon with one battle star for foreign sea duty in the Philippines, the American Defense ribbon, the North African ribbon with a battle star for the siege of Casablanca, the Asiatic-Pacific ribbon with eight major engagements, the Philippines Liberation ribbon with one star signifying participation in the Leyte Gulf battle. He held the ranks of Storekeeper First Class and Warrant Officer. He was released from service on October 28, 1946. 
    Residence 31 Jul 1940  San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • 831 Gulf St.
    Residence 1948  San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • Rear 1411 Nolan
    Voter Registration 1950  Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • 14655 Gledhill St. (registered Democrat)
    Voter Registration 1952  Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    • 14655 Gledhill St. (registered Democrat)
    Voter Registration 1954  Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    • 14655 Gledhill St. (registered Democrat)
    Religion Southern Baptist 
    Education High School 
    Occupation Milkman 
    Died 11 Dec 1961  San Fernando, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 17
    • in an automobile accident
    Buried 15 Dec 1961  Glen Haven Memorial Park, Sylmar, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2855  Dyal and Speckels
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2017 

    Father Gilbert Otto SPECKELS,   b. 10 Sep 1892, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1969, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Ellen Mae KING,   b. 16 Oct 1890, Sayers, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1978, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 15 Nov 1913  San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    • by Rev. August Wolff, St. John’s Lutheran Church
    Gilbert O. Speckels and Ellen M. King marriage license
    Gilbert O. Speckels and Ellen M. King marriage license
    Bexar County, Texas, vol. 5, p. 449
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Photos
    Gilbert and Ellen Speckels
    Gilbert and Ellen Speckels
    Ellen Speckels and family
    Ellen Speckels and family
    standing, from l to r: Lavon and Gilbert Speckels, Ellen Speckels, Herman and Evelyn Dyal, Lillian and William Kight, Tiny and Richard Bernhardt
    sitting, from l to r: Dick Bernhardt, Jack Speckels, Paula Speckels, unidentified child (possibly a family friend)
    Family ID F1013  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Doris Shelby BRECHER,   b. 13 Jan 1922, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1987, Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 30 May 1942  San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    • by Rev. Neal Ellis, Calvary Baptist Church
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Photos
    Jack and Doris Speckels
    Jack and Doris Speckels
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F1024  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jacqueline Inez FORMBY,   b. 26 Sep 1926, Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 2008  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1958  Imperial County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    Children 
     1. Russell Allen SPECKELS,   b. 12 Oct 1957, Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2016  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F932  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Jul 1922 - San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - - San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 7 Apr 1930 - San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 Apr 1935 - San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1940 - San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 12 Apr 1940 - San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 31 Jul 1940 - San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 May 1942 - San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1948 - San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsVoter Registration - 1950 - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsVoter Registration - 1952 - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsVoter Registration - 1954 - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Mar 1958 - Imperial County, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Dec 1961 - San Fernando, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Dec 1961 - Glen Haven Memorial Park, Sylmar, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Gilbert O. and Jack Speckels
    Gilbert O. and Jack Speckels

    Documents
    Jack L. Speckels - muster roll of U.S.S. Yorktown (CV-10), 30 Sep 1944
    Jack L. Speckels - muster roll of U.S.S. Yorktown (CV-10), 30 Sep 1944
    Jack L. Speckels - muster roll U.S.S. Yorktown (CV-10), 30 Dec 1944
    Jack L. Speckels - muster roll U.S.S. Yorktown (CV-10), 30 Dec 1944
    Jack L. Speckels - muster roll of U.S.S. Yorktown (CV-10), 31 Mar 1945
    Jack L. Speckels - muster roll of U.S.S. Yorktown (CV-10), 31 Mar 1945
    Jack L. Speckels - muster roll of U.S.S. Yorktown (CV-10), 1 Jul 1945
    Jack L. Speckels - muster roll of U.S.S. Yorktown (CV-10), 1 Jul 1945

  • Sources 
    1. [S220] Birth Records, File #36168.

    2. [S1635] Beneficiary Identification Records Locator Subsystem (BIRLS) Death File, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).

    3. [S343] California Death Index, 1940-1997, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network Inc., 2000), Place: Los Angeles; Date: 11 Dec 1961; Social Security: 456144086.

    4. [S82] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011), Number: 456-14-4086; Issue State: Texas; Issue Date: Before 1951.

    5. [S15] Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Bexar County, Texas, ED 71, p. 5.

    6. [S1629] Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Bexar County, Texas, ED 165, p. 9A, line 27.

    7. [S267] The San Antonio Light, “Sailor Back For Belated Honeymoon,” Sunday, August 27, 1944, p. 7-A.

    8. [S586] Muster Rolls of U.S. Navy Ships, Stations, and Other Naval Activities, 01/01/1939-01/01/1949, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007).

    9. [S267] The San Antonio Light, Sunday, August 5, 1945, p. 4-B.

    10. [S267] The San Antonio Light, Sunday, August 27, 1944, p. 7-A.

    11. [S1615] U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), San Antonio, Texas, City Directory, 1940, p. 336.

    12. [S267] The San Antonio Light, “Three S.A. Youths Off to the Navy,” Wednesday, July 31, 1940, p. 3-B.

    13. [S1615] U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), San Antonio, Texas, City Directory, 1948, p. 1030.

    14. [S198] Great Register of Voters, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008), Los Angeles City Precinct No. 2478-A.

    15. [S198] Great Register of Voters, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008), Los Angeles City Precinct No. 2478-C.

    16. [S198] Great Register of Voters, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008), Los Angeles City Precinct No. 3257.

    17. [S288] San Antonio Express, Thursday, December 14, 1961, p. 2-A.

    18. [S71] Bexar County, Texas, Marriage Records, vol. 5, p. 449.

    19. [S71] Bexar County, Texas, Marriage Records, vol. 79, p. 362.

    20. [S2116] California, Marriage Index, 1949-1959, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network Inc., 2013).


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