William
F.
Jann


 

WILLIAM F. JANN was active in many fraternal organizations in Camden. His affiliations included Camden Lodge No. 15, Free and Accepted Masons; Camden Lodge No. 293, Benevolent Protective Order of Elks; Order of Owls; Camden Lodge No. 111, Loyal Order of Moose; and Camden Aerie No. 65, Fraternal Order of Eagles. He worked in sales, lastly as a commission merchant involved in the wholesale fish trade.

William F. Jann was born in Pennsylvania on November 19, 1860. He appears in Camden City Directories in 1885 at 206 North 11th Street, working as a salesman, a trade he followed all of his working life. His wife Chrisie had gave birth to a daughter, Alice Jann, around the time of the move to Camden. The family remained at the North 11th Street as late as 1899. The 1901 City Directory shows the Jann family at 1101 Federal Street, where they stayed for a few years. By 1906 William Jann and family had moved to 643 Market Street. The 1910 Census list the family at 309 State Street, while City Directories for 1910. 1911, and 1912 has the at 319 State Street.

William F. Jann fell ill in the spring of 1912. He went to Sheboygan, Wisconsin for his health, which failed to improve. He passed away on June 29, 1912. His body was brought home and he was interred at Harleigh Cemetery. 


Camden Post-Telegram - May 8, 1905
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Camden Aerie No. 65, Fraternal Order of Eagles - Alfred Kemble - William Denneler - Conrad Brill Jr.
Charles Beale - Frank Burt - Dr. Philip W. Beale - Jacob Hess - Daniel W. Bromley - Frederick Johnson
William H. Cole - Harry B. Middleton - John S.B. Candler - Harry J. Weiss - Thomas J. Atkinson
Julius R. Schaff - Anthony Oberst - William F. Jann - William Petzelt - James F. Cleary - Frank Rouh
Frank S. Deveroux - George Blake

Camden Daily Courier
May 8, 1905

Camden Aerie No. 65, Fraternal Order of Eagles
Alfred Kemble
William Denneler
Conrad Brill Jr.
Charles Beale
Frank Burt
Dr. Philip W. Beale
Jacob Hess
Daniel W. Bromley
Frederick Johnson
William H. Cole
Harry B. Middleton
John S.B. Candler
Harry J. Weiss - Thomas J. Atkinson
Julius R. Schaff - Anthony Oberst
William F. Jann - William Petzelt
James F. Cleary - Frank Rouh
Frank S. Deveroux

Camden Daily Courier
April 20, 1912


State Street - William F. Jann


Camden Post-Telegram
July 3, 1912

Camden Lodge No. 293, 
Benevolent Protective Order of Elks
Camden Lodge No. 111, Loyal Order of Moose
Camden Aerie No. 65, Fraternal Order of Eagles
State Street


Camden Post-Telegram
July 3, 1912

Camden Lodge No. 293, 
Benevolent Protective Order of Elks
Camden Forest No. 5, Tall Cedars of Lebanon
Camden Lodge No. 15, Free & Accepted Masons
Camden Owls

Camden Lodge No. 111, Loyal Order of Moose
Camden Aerie No. 65, Fraternal Order of Eagles
State Street


Philadelphia Inquirer
July 5, 1912

Camden Lodge No. 293, 
Benevolent Protective Order of Elks
Order of Owls
Camden Lodge No. 111, Loyal Order of Moose
Camden Aerie No. 65, Fraternal Order of Eagles
Camden Forest No. 5,
Tall Cedars of Lebanon
Camden Lodge No. 15, Free & Accepted Masons
State Street - William F. Jann


Philadelphia Inquirer
November 27, 1912

Camden Lodge No. 111, Loyal Order of Moose
Broadway M.E. Church
Broadway Theatre
Rev. John Handley - Charles V.D. Joline
William M. Callingham - Joseph Bossle
Third Regiment Orchestra
William F. Jann - Alexander McCallum
Alexander Luker -
Edward A. Schlereth
Clarence N. Davis - Frank X. Braun
Edward E. Jefferis - George Foley
George J. Klein - Thomas A. Leach
William B. Stetser - Christian G. Eppinger

Keystone Male Quartet
Mary E. Senk -  Joseph Mainwaring
Harry S. Weidner - Charles Law

 





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