Jose Adalberto Doria de la Llata 

*Dec 29, 1884 - †Apr 6, 1919


a) Tombsone reads "Asleep in Jesus Good by my beloved one"
Trinity Lutheran Church records (in Soulard) say that when married, he was "of" Jimenez, Fananlipas (Tamaulipas), Mexico
It also gives his birthdate as 12-29-1884, age 22

Marriage application states that he is of 3642 Hickory and Hertha of 2302 Menard St.

Died of bronchopneumonia that was contracted while working on a bridge in Mexico. Trinity Church Records give mourners as: widow, 2
children, parents, parents-in-law. Died in San Ysidro, CA (California death certificate). Buried Concordia Cemetery, St. Louis.

Met Hertha at the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis, St. Louis County, MO. He first 'went with' Hertha's sister Minnie while his brother Manuel Jr. 'went with' Hertha. Sometime later they 'switched' and married. (per Virginia Doria and confirmed by other family members' stories.)

1910 Census
Ward 14, St. Louis City, Amos Avenue (?????)
box number 2052
Joseph A. D., head, male, white, age 24, married, born Mexico, father Mexico, mother Mexico, immigrated 1903 to MO, speaks English, is an Engineer at ???? Plant, working currently, wasn't unemployed during year, reads, writes, rents a house, space "number of farm schedule" says 12, spaces that say "whether a carrier of the Union or Confederate Army or ???," "whether blind (both eyes)," and "whether deaf and dumb" are all marked with a "9" (not sure what this means)
Mrs. J. A. D., wife, female, white, 23, married, mother of 4, 2 children living, Mo, Germany, Germany, speaks English, no occupation, reads and writes
Gloria, daughter, female, white, age 3, single, MO, MO, MO
Jose, son, male, white, age 1, single, MO, MO, MO

Name: Jose Doria
Gender: Male
Race/Nationality: Mexican (Latino)
Arrival Age: 28
Birth Date: abt 1885
Arrival Date: 23 Sep 1913
Arrival Place: Laredo, Texas, USA
Record has photo?: No
Record Type: Card
Source Citation
The National Archives and Records Administration; Washington D.C.; Nonstatistical Manifests and Statistical Index Cards of Aliens Arriving at Laredo, Texas, May 1903 - November 1929; NAI: 2843448; Record Group Title: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1787-2004.; Record Group Number: 85; Microfilm Roll Number: 020
Source Information Border Crossings: From Mexico to U.S., 1895-1964 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2006.

WWI Draft Registration Card
Jose Adalberto Doria
2052 Ann Ave, St. Louis, MO
Age 32
dob December 29th, 1885
checked: white
checked: declarant under Alien
subject of Mexico
Occupation: Stationary Engineer
Employer: Merchants Ice & Food Co. 13th & Papin (?) St., St. Louis
Nearest relative: wife Hattie Doria same address written
Checked: Medium Height
Checked: Medium Build
Brown Eyes
Black Hair
Dated September 12, 1918

"DORIA - Entered into rest on Sunday, April 6, 1919, at San Ysidro, California Joe A. Doria, beloved husband of Hattie Doria (nee Schulze) and dear father of Glorita and Joseph Doria and dear son-in-law of Louis and Augusta Schulze.
"Funeral on Monday, April 14 at 2:30pm from the residence of L. Schulze, 2302 Menard Street, to Concordia Cemetery. Motor."

Border Crossings:
03 Jul 1910 - Name: Jose Doria, Port: Laredo, Race: Mexican, Sex: Male, Affiliate Record Identifier: A3379_20-3274
23 Sep 1913 - Name: Jose Doria, Port: Laredo, Race: Mexican, Sex: Male, Affiliate Record Identifier: A3379_20-3307

Declaration of Intention
Invalid for all purposes seven years after the date hereof
United States of America, Eastern District of Missouri in the District Court
I, Jose Adalberto Doria, aged 31 years,
occupation Engineer, do declare on oath that my personal
description is: Color white, complexion dark, height 5 feet 8 inches,
weight 130 pounds, color of hair black, color of eyes brown
other visible distinctive marks mole on right cheek.
I was born in Jimenez, Tamaulipas, Mexico
on the 29th day of December, anno Domini 1885; I now reside
at 2052 Ann Ave, St. Louis, MO.
I emigrated to the United States of America from Linares, Mexico
on the Mexican Central & Gulf R.R.; my last
foreign residence was Linares, Mexico; I am married; the name
of my wife is Hattie; she was born at St. Louis, MO.
and now resides at with me.
It is my bona fide intention to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign
prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty, and particularly to The United
States of Mexico, of whom I am now a subject;
I arrived at the port of El Paso, in the
State of Texas, on or about the 19th day
of June, anno Domini 1915; I am not an anarchist; I am not a
polygamist nor a believer in the practice of polygamy; and it is my intention in good faith
to become a citizen of the United States of America and to permanently reside therein :
Signed Jose Adalberto Doria
Subscribed and sworn to before me in the office of the Clerk
of said Court this 24 day of March, anno Domini 1917,
Clerk of the Court.
By Jerome(?) Mitchell, Deputy Clerk.