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Burial Place - Robert Lennox, Los Angeles
« on: Friday 03 January 14 18:29 GMT (UK) »
I am looking for a burial place for Robert Lennox who died 25 August 1969, at Walnut Creek, Los Angeles.

The exact date of birth on his death record matches the one I have been researching and his mother's surname, Cummings, also matches.  I am now trying to locate any records that I can find to confirm the data I already have and to find whether or not he had any family.

Along with his son I have been working on this family tree off/on for decades.  Any assistance would be sincerely appreciated.
KILLEY, MULCARE, FAIRCLOUGH, GRIFFITH, BREADNER, Lancashire, England.
BROOKS, COLE, PURCHASE, MAY, LITTELL, HOWELL, MULCARE, CANE, East London, England.
DALRYMPLE, HANKINS, BAKER, HERBERT, HICKSON, COOK, South Island, New Zealand.
LENNOX, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
LENNOX, DAYE, BROWN, Berkshire, England.
THOMSON, Carrickfergus, Ireland.
DALRYMPLE, Midlothian, Scotland.
GODDARD, Saffron Walden, Essex
RAYMENT, Epping, Essex
WALKINSHAW, Walthamstow, Essex
BEANEY, Walthamstow, Essex

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Re: Burial Place - Robert Lennox, Los Angeles
« Reply #1 on: Friday 03 January 14 18:39 GMT (UK) »
It appears that Robert Lennox was born 3 April 1913 Michigan according to the California birth index. However, there is an entry of birth for Robert James Cummings Lennox (Alexander) -  3 April 1913 York Ontario. Parents :- John Lennox (Bookkeeper) and Mother Margaret Elizabeth Cummings. 28 Wilton Avenue. Burnside. Parents married Toronto 1911.

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Re: Burial Place - Robert Lennox, Los Angeles
« Reply #2 on: Friday 03 January 14 18:46 GMT (UK) »
Have you tried to locate an Obituary - Los Angeles Public Library - think they have a "Ask The Librarian" link ?

http://www.lapl.org/collections-resources

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Re: Burial Place - Robert Lennox, Los Angeles
« Reply #3 on: Friday 03 January 14 18:47 GMT (UK) »
Sandra, thank you for that information, I will check with the library and put any findings on here.
KILLEY, MULCARE, FAIRCLOUGH, GRIFFITH, BREADNER, Lancashire, England.
BROOKS, COLE, PURCHASE, MAY, LITTELL, HOWELL, MULCARE, CANE, East London, England.
DALRYMPLE, HANKINS, BAKER, HERBERT, HICKSON, COOK, South Island, New Zealand.
LENNOX, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
LENNOX, DAYE, BROWN, Berkshire, England.
THOMSON, Carrickfergus, Ireland.
DALRYMPLE, Midlothian, Scotland.
GODDARD, Saffron Walden, Essex
RAYMENT, Epping, Essex
WALKINSHAW, Walthamstow, Essex
BEANEY, Walthamstow, Essex

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Re: Burial Place - Robert Lennox, Los Angeles
« Reply #4 on: Friday 03 January 14 18:51 GMT (UK) »
Fingers crossed and worth a try since you have a death date.  ;)

Good Luck
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Re: Burial Place - Robert Lennox, Los Angeles
« Reply #5 on: Friday 03 January 14 18:58 GMT (UK) »
I checked the Los Angeles Times, but there doesn't seem to be an obituary for him. 

It looks like his last residence of Walnut Creek is a good ways away from Los Angeles.  Unfortunately, it looks like the local library there does not respond to obituary requests.  http://guides.ccclib.org/content.php?pid=16579&sid=269311

If you're looking for a burial location, you could try ordering the death certificate.  More information on how to do that is here - http://www.cdph.ca.gov/certlic/birthdeathmar/Pages/CertifiedCopiesofBirthDeathRecords.aspx

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Re: Burial Place - Robert Lennox, Los Angeles
« Reply #6 on: Friday 03 January 14 19:14 GMT (UK) »
Thanks for your tips and yes, it seems that an informational copy of the death certificate could be the way to go. 

It's always possible that he is not the same person as the one born in Ontario, Canada, but I suspect they are one and the same.
KILLEY, MULCARE, FAIRCLOUGH, GRIFFITH, BREADNER, Lancashire, England.
BROOKS, COLE, PURCHASE, MAY, LITTELL, HOWELL, MULCARE, CANE, East London, England.
DALRYMPLE, HANKINS, BAKER, HERBERT, HICKSON, COOK, South Island, New Zealand.
LENNOX, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
LENNOX, DAYE, BROWN, Berkshire, England.
THOMSON, Carrickfergus, Ireland.
DALRYMPLE, Midlothian, Scotland.
GODDARD, Saffron Walden, Essex
RAYMENT, Epping, Essex
WALKINSHAW, Walthamstow, Essex
BEANEY, Walthamstow, Essex

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Re: Burial Place - Robert Lennox, Los Angeles
« Reply #7 on: Friday 03 January 14 21:24 GMT (UK) »
Your Robert is very elusive.  Checked out the Robert Lennox crossing the border at Detroit in 1945 turned out to be the other Robert Lennox born to James Lennox and Jane Barrowman 11 July 1912. Noticed an entry that wrongly attributed him to John Lennox and Margaret Cummings which you have probably come across.  No luck so far.

http://www.robertwhitton.eu/person.php?pat=Lennox&id=16411&fam=2

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