Cecelia Mary Paige

Birth Name Cecelia Mary Paige
Gender female
Age at Death 92 years, 4 months, 27 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth July 5, 1911 Brewer, Penobscot County, Maine, United States   1 2a
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from Brewer, I think:
Certificate of Birth [date may be May 1, something]
Cecelia Mary Page, born 1911, July 5, Brewer Maine,
father: William J Page, baggage master, born in Bangor, Maine
mother: Margaret Jenkins, born in [can't read] Mass.

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Maine Vital Records
Record of a Birth
Cecelia Mary Page July 5, 1911
Place: Brewer Maine
4th child of mother
father: William J Page, baggage master, born in Bangor, Maine, living in Brewer
mother: Margaret Jenkins, born in Ea. Boston, Mass.

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q24N-PLR6

Baptism February 16, 1913 Our Lady of the Assumption Church, East Boston, East Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States   3
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Certificate of Baptism
. . . this is to certify
Cecelia Mary Paige, child of William Jerome and Margaret Louise Jenkins, born in Brewer, Maine, on the 5th of July 1911, was baptized on the 16th of February 1913 ... by Rev. John B Condon. Sponsors: Charles Jenkins and Mary Jenkins.
Dated May 6, 1986

Census January 12, 1920 East Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 1920 William Paige household  
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1920 Federal Census, Ward 1, (East Boston) Boston
Series T625, Roll 728, Enumeration District 10, Sheet 16A
Jan 12, 1920

[for other three children in 1920 see Martha Cowans censuses]
Renting at 89 Putnam St, East Boston

Page, William J., 36, born in Maine, parents also, machinist for an engineering company
---, Margaret L., 30?, born in Massachusetts, father also, mother in England
-------, Ezra A., 14, Son, attending school, born in Maine
----, Cecelia M., 8, Dau, attending school, born in Maine
----, Charles W., 4 3/12, Son, born in Maine

"United States Census, 1920," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MFM4-BV6 : accessed 29 Mar 2014), Charles W Page in household of Page, Boston Ward 1, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States; citing sheet 16A, family 252, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1820728.

Residence January 12, 1920 East Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 89 Putnam Street, East Boston  
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living at 89 Putnam St when the 1920 census was taken

Census April 8, 1930 Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 1930 Margaret Paige household 4a
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1930 Census, Ward 12, Boston, Massachusetts
ED 361, Sheet 8A
April 8, 1930
renting for $35/month at 27 Alpine Street, Roxbury
they own a radio

Margaret L Paige, 41, married 1st at 16, born in Massachusetts, father in Massachusetts, mother in England
Florence M Paige, 20, born in Maine, father in Maine, mother in Massachusetts, hose repairer, department store
Cicelia M Paige, 18, born in Maine, father in Maine, mother in Massachusetts, waitress, restaurant
Jerome O Paige, 16, born in Maine, father in Maine, mother in Massachusetts, messenger, laundry
Chas W Paige, 15, born in Maine, father in Maine, mother in Massachusetts, no occupation
James R Paige, born in Massachusetts, father in Maine, mother in Massachusetts

"United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XQR4-7WL : accessed 22 Apr 2014), Margaret L Paige, Boston (Districts 251-500), Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0361, sheet 8A, family 132, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 950.

Residence April 8, 1930 Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 27 Alpine Street, Roxbury 4a
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living at 27 Alpine St, Roxbury when the 1930 census was taken

Occupation April 8, 1930 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States waitress, restaurant 4a
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working as a waitress in a restaurant when the 1930 census was taken

Residence April 1, 1932 Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 27 Alpine Street, Roxbury 5
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Apr 1, 1932
27 Alpine St., Roxbury, Ward 12, precinct 2
Paige Cecelia M waitress 20
Paige Florence M typist 22
Paige Margaret L housewife 43
their residence Apr 1, 1931: here [same address]

Occupation April 1, 1932   waitress 5
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Listed as a waitress on the Boston List of Residents for that date

Residence 1935 Everett, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States 35 Pierce Avenue, Everett  
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Cecilia's 1940 census said she was living in the same house as she had been in 1935, at 35 Pierce Ave, Everett.

Occupation from 1935 to 1940   waitress  
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listed as a waitress in the 1935 to 1940 Everett City Directories

Residence 1938 Everett, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States 35 Pierce Avenue, Everett  
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1938 Everett City Directory
Page Celia waitress (Boston) resides 35 Pierce
Page Lenwood C A (Dorothy W) shipper (Boston) house 16 Elm

Residence 1940 Everett, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States 35 Pierce Avenue, Everett  
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1940 Everett City Directory
Page Celia waitress (Boston) resides 35 Pierce
Page Lenwood C (Dorothy W) clerk (Boston) house 696 Broadway

Census April 5, 1940 Everett, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States 1940 Cecelia Paige census  
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1940 Census, Ward 4, Everett, Massachusetts
at 35 Pierce Ave
April 5, 1940

Philip Regali, 61, born in Italy, night watchman, Shawmut bank
Zaira Regali, 53, born in Italy
Celia Page, lodger, 27, single, 8 years of school, born in Maine, living in the same house in 1935, working on her own account [for herself], manager, tea room. worked 72 hours the previous week, worked 52 weeks the previous year for $780

"United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K4FD-G94 : accessed 03 May 2014), Celia Page in household of Philip Regali, Everett City, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 9-137, sheet 3A, family 47, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 1605.

Residence April 5, 1940 Everett, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States 35 Pierce Ave, Everett  
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living at 35 Pierce Ave, Everett, when the 1940 Census was taken

Occupation April 5, 1940   manager, tea room  
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Cecelia's 1940 census information said she was a manager of a tea room, working for herself

Residence January 1, 1942 Lynnfield, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States Lynnfield 5
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Her information on the City of Boston, List of Residents 20 years of age and over for 1943 said she was living in Lynnfield on Jan 1, 1942.

Residence January 1, 1943 Jamaica Plain, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 289 Chestnut Ave, Jamaica Plain 5
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Jan 1, 1943
289 Chestnut Ave, JP
Francis Florence M housewife 32
Francis John W foreman 31
Paige Cecelia M waitress 30
Paige Jerome O salesman 29
Cecelia in 1942 was living in Lynnfield
Others in 1942 were living at 95 Rossmore Rd

Occupation January 1, 1943   waitress  
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Her information on the City of Boston, List of Residents 20 years of age and over for 1943 said she was a waitress.

Residence 1945 Jamaica Plain, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 289 Chestnut Ave Jamaica Plain  
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1945 Boston City Directory
Francis John W (Florence M) foreman house 289 Chestnut Av JP
Paige Cecelia M hostess r 289 Chestnut Av JP
The City Directory might reflect where they were sometime in 1944.

Death December 1, 2003 Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States   6
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Boston Globe, Dec. 3, 2003, page F15
Paige, Cecelia M. "Cece" of Braintree, [died] Dec 1.
Beloved sister of the late Charles W., James R., Florence Francis, Lilian Walsh, Zeke, and Jerome Paige. Survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews. Interment in St. Joseph's Cemetery, [West Roxbury.] Donations to Independence Manor, 41 Independence Drive, Braintree. Sweeney Funeral Home.
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SSDI:
Cecilia PAIGE
Birth Date: 5 Jul 1911
Death Date: 1 Dec 2003
State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Massachusetts
Death Residence Localities
ZIP Code: 02184
Localities: Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts
Braintree Highlands, Norfolk, Massachusetts
Braintree Hld, Norfolk, Massachusetts
E Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts
East Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts

Burial   Saint Joseph’s Cemetery, West Roxbury, West Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States    

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father William Jerome PageMay 4, 1883
Mother Margaret Louise JenkinsMarch 27, 1889April 29, 1946
    Brother     Augustus Ezra (“Zeke”) Paige April 13, 1905 June 29, 1964
    Sister     Lillian May Paige May 11, 1907 August 13, 1976
    Sister     Florence Merrial Paige May 26, 1909 August 21, 1971
         Cecelia Mary Paige July 5, 1911 December 1, 2003
    Brother     Jerome Oscar Paige July 29, 1913 November 5, 1970
    Brother     Charles Willis “Charlie” Paige August 27, 1915 June 27, 1994
    Brother     Male - stillborn Page November 30, 1919 November 30, 1919
    Sister     Female - stillborn Page December 10, 1920 December 20, 1920
    Brother     James Richard Paige November 26, 1924 May 16, 2000

Narrative

Cecelia did not marry. She worked as a restaurant hostess most of her life, some of the time at a restaurant in one of the department stores in Boston. She is listed as a hostess in the 1943 to 1945 Boston City Directory, while living at 289 Chestnut Ave., Jamaica Plain. Her death record says she was a sales clerk in a department store. Cecelia died at home, 41 Independence Ave., Braintree, MA. She is buried in in St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Roxbury, with her mother.

Pedigree

  1. William Jerome Page
    1. Margaret Louise Jenkins
      1. Augustus Ezra (“Zeke”) Paige
      2. Lillian May Paige
      3. Florence Merrial Paige
      4. Cecelia Mary Paige
      5. Jerome Oscar Paige
      6. Charles Willis “Charlie” Paige
      7. Male - stillborn Page
      8. Female - stillborn Page
      9. James Richard Paige

Source References

  1. Brewer, Maine, Birth Records
  2. Maine Vital Records, NEHGS and familysearch images
      • Page: Births, Cecelia Mary Page, July 5, 1911, Brewer
  3. Baptismal Record
  4. 1930 United States Census
      • Citation:

        "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XMZR-RWW : accessed 27 Aug 2013), Selina M Hixon in entry for Charles A Hixon, 1930.

  5. Boston List of Residents, from BPL
  6. Braintree Death Records