William MacDonald Arnot1

M, #3620, b. 4 July 1920
Last Edited=9 Feb 2011
     William MacDonald Arnot, son of James Arnott and Helen MacDonald Rattray, was born on 4 July 1920 at Scotland He was raised in Brooklyn, NY, after age 5.1 William MacDonald Arnot was the son of James Arnott and Helen MacDonald Rattray.1

William MacDonald Arnot immigrated into the United States with Helen MacDonald Rattray on on 14 April 1925 at New York City, Kings County, New York; She and her two sons arrived aboard the Columbia from Glasgow.2,3

William MacDonald Arnot appeared on the United States census of 15 April 1930 in the household of James Arnott at Brooklyn Borough, New York City, Kings County, New York.3

William MacDonald Arnot appeared on the United States census of 13 April 1940 in the household of James Arnott at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.4

William MacDonald Arnot served in the Army Air Corps in WWII He served in the Aleutians and the South Pacific Theaters as a radio-radar operator and gunner aboard a B24 four engine bomber, flying 52 combat missions.1

William MacDonald Arnot married Helene Priesemeyer Prendergast, daughter of Hugh Prendergast and Colette Priesemeyer, in 1943 at St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri.1

Child of William MacDonald Arnot and Helene Priesemeyer Prendergast

Citations

  1. [S415] Paul J. Siemer, "Correspondence with Paul J. Siemer Regarding the Arnott Family," (author E-Mail address private) at unknown address, to this researcher, May 2009, Arnott is his wife's family line.. Hereinafter cited as "Correspondence - Paul J. Siemer."
  2. [S415] Paul J. Siemer, "Correspondence with Paul J. Siemer Regarding the Arnott Family," (author E-Mail address private) at unknown address, to this researcher, May 2009. Hereinafter cited as "Correspondence - Paul J. Siemer."
  3. [S120] 1930 United States Census, population schedule, Burrough of Brooklyn, New York, Kings County, New York, Assembly District 18, Block E, Enumeration District 24-810, Supervisors District 30, printed page 23B, line 77. James was a machinist.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  4. [S480] 1940 United States Census, population schedule, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, Supervisor's District 6, Enumerator's District 24-2584B, printed sheet 9A, stamped sheet 34427, Family 224, line 5.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.