Catherine H. Jenkins

Birth Name Catherine H. Jenkins
Gender female
Age at Death 74 years, 10 months, 21 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth May 3, 1891 East Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States    
General

Sources: 1910 census and marriage record.

Residence August 29, 1909 East Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 115 Everett Street 1a
Event Note

living at 115 Everett Street when their daughter Helen was born. This was the home of Catherine's parents.

Census (daughter) April 23, 1910 East Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States at 120 Everett Street 2a
Event Note

1910 Census, 2nd Ward of Boston, 7th Precinct, Suffolk Co., MA, Series T624, Roll 614, page 87, Enum. Dist 1281, Sheet 11A.
April 23, 1910
renting at 120 Everett Street, a three family home

James Jenkins, 57, married 1x for 27 years, born in Massachusetts, father in New York, mother in Ireland, laborer, docks, out of work 12 weeks in past year
Catherine Jenkins, 48, 6 children, 6 alive, born in Ireland, parents also, arrived 1860, column for naturalization information was blurred out or erased
Charles Jenkins Jr, 26, single, boiler maker's helper, boiler shop
Mary J Jenkins, 21, single, chocolate dipper, factory
Elizabeth Jenkins, 22, single, laundress, laundry
Catherine Jenkins, 18, married 1x for 1 year, 1 child, none alive, no occupation
John Jenkins, 15, single, no occupation

all children were born in Massachusetts. Nont of the children had been unemployed in the past year.

"United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M2KN-S9C : accessed 7 February 2016), James Jenkins, Boston Ward 2, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 1281, sheet 11A, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,374,627.

Census January 16, 1920 East Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 8? Jeffries Street 3a
Event Note

1920 Census Ward 2 (East) Boston, ED 41, sheet 10b
January 16, 1920
renting at 8? Jeffries Street

Edward Aiken, 26, watchman, boiler shop
Catherine Aiken, 26,
Helen Aiken, 10
Edward F Aiken, 7
Mary Aiken, 5
Reta Aiken, 3y 1m
Edna I Aiken, 2m

all born in Massachusetts, parents also

"United States Census, 1920," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFMC-BZN : accessed 22 April 2015), Edward Aiken, Boston Ward 2, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States; citing sheet 10B, family 144, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,820,728.

Census April 11, 1930 East Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 381 Maverick Street 4a
Event Note

1930 Census, Ward 1, Boston
Series T626, Roll 942, Page 19A. E.D. 33, Sheet 19A
April 11, 1930
Renting at 381 Maverick St., $18/month, no radio.

Aiken, George E., 39, M, 19 at 1st marriage, born in Massachusetts, parents also, Custodian
--, Catherine H., 37, M, 17 at 1st marriage, born in Massachusetts, parents also
-----, Edward F., 17, wrapper, fish pier
-------, Mary L., 15
----------, Rita, 13
----------, Edna, 9
--------, George, 6

youngest four were in school. All children born in Massachusetts.

"United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XQ5G-5V1 : accessed 22 April 2015), George E Aiken, Boston (Districts 1-250), Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0033, sheet 19A, family 356, line 15, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 942; FHL microfilm 2,340,677.

Census April 16, 1940 East Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 351 Sumner Street 5a
Event Note

1940 Census, Ward 1 (East Boston) Boston, Massachusetts, ED 15-49, sheet 11B
April 16, 1940
renting at 351 Sumner St

George Edward Aiken M, 49, painter, 8 years of school
Katherine H Aiken, 47, 8 years school,
Edward F Aiken, 27, single, 2 yrs high school
Mary Aiken, 25, sales girl, 4 yrs high school
Edna Aiken, 20, 4 years high school
George Aiken, 16, 1 year high school
Katherine Aiken, 9, 4 years school
Margaret Aiken, 7, 2 years school

all were born in Massachusetts. all lived in same house in 1935.

"United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K4JX-JZL : accessed 24 Feb 2014), George Edward Aiken, Ward 1, Boston, Boston City, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 15-49, sheet 11B, family 189, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 1658.

Residence April 27, 1942 East Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 351 Sumner Street 6a
Event Note

living at 351 Sumner Street when George registered for the WWII draft

Death March 24, 1966 Winthrop, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States   7a
Event Note

Catherine (Jenkins) Aiken
Death Record
Mass Register of Vital Records, Death
Year: 1966 Vol: 115 Page: 258
at Mass Registry of Vital Records, 150 Mt. Vernon St., Dorchester
Date of Death: Mar 24, 1966
Place of Death: Winthrop Community Hospital
Residence at time of death: 475 Summer St., East Boston
Marital Status: Widowed
Spouse Name: George E. Aiken
Place of Birth: E. Boston
Age at death: 74
Occupation: Housewife
Father: James Jenkins
Birthplace of Father: Ireland
Mother: Catherine Carrigan
Birthplace of Mother: England
Informant: Edna Laracy
Informant's address: 475 Summer St
Cause of death: acute coronary occlusion (15 min) due to arterio sclerotic heart disease, (3 yrs) and general arteriosclerosis (3 yrs)
No autopsy. Clinical test for diagnosis.
Other significant condition: prolapsed rectum, 2yrs, 5 days
Burial date: 26 Mar 1966 Burial place: Holy Cross, Malden
Undertaker: Magrath, E. Boston

Burial March 26, 1966 Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States   7a
Event Note

Missing obituary because "There had to be some kind of problem with the newspapers because Only (6) issues were scanned for March 1st, thru 6th, then in April it starts on the April 9th. I found the same issue on newspapers.com." --email from descendant of her sister Margaret, May 2019.

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father James A JenkinsJuly 5, 1854February 20, 1916
Mother Catherine F. Carriganbetween October 1, 1858 and December 31, 1858December 28, 1929
    Brother     Charles Joseph Jenkins November 17, 1881 May 2, 1965
    Sister     Mary Josephine Jenkins March 5, 1883 August 28, 1968
    Sister     Elizabeth F. Jenkins September 16, 1885 November 24, 1987
    Sister     Margaret Louise Jenkins March 27, 1889 April 29, 1946
         Catherine H. Jenkins May 3, 1891 March 24, 1966
    Brother     John Stevens Jenkins December 26, 1894 March 25, 1967

Families

    Family of George Edward Aiken and Catherine H. Jenkins
Married Husband George Edward Aiken
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage August 3, 1909 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States    
General

Catherine H. Jenkins & George E. Aiken

Marriage Record
Mass Register of Vital Records, Marriages
Year: 1909 Vol. 589 Page: 169
at New England Historic and Genealogical Society

Date of Marriage: Aug 3, 1909, Boston
George E Aiken, 18, a sheet metal worker, born in Boston, residing at 109 Chelsea St. Father: Henry Aiken, mother: Catherine McGivern; and
Catherine H Jenkins, 17, born in Boston, at home, residing at 15? Everett St. Father: James A Jenkins, mother: Catherine Carrigan.
First marriage for both. Married by, John B. Condon, priest, residence: 199 Webster St.

[note: her address probably should be 115 Everett, her parents' residence]

online at:
"Massachusetts, Marriages, 1841-1915," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N4DD-XMK : accessed 23 April 2015), George E Aiken and Catherine H Jenkins, 03 Aug 1909; citing p 169 no 3854, , State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 2,315,511.

  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Helen Catherine AikenAugust 29, 1909June 23, 2006
Edward F. AikenJuly 22, 1912October 27, 1956
Mary L. AikenSeptember 14, 1914July 9, 1994
Rita AikenDecember 22, 1916January 23, 2000
Edna E AikenNovember 3, 1919August 6, 2011
George James Aiken1923March 8, 1964
Catherine AikenJune 10, 1930August 16, 2012
Margaret Rosaleen AikenNovember 13, 1932July 20, 1969

Narrative

born at 132 Everett St., daughter of James A and Catherine. James was a laborer born in Boston. Catherine was born in England.

Pedigree

  1. James A Jenkins
    1. Catherine F. Carrigan
      1. Charles Joseph Jenkins
      2. Mary Josephine Jenkins
      3. Elizabeth F. Jenkins
      4. Margaret Louise Jenkins
      5. Catherine H. Jenkins
        1. George Edward Aiken
          1. Helen Catherine Aiken
          2. Edward F. Aiken
          3. Mary L. Aiken
          4. Rita Aiken
          5. Edna E Aiken
          6. George James Aiken
          7. Catherine Aiken
          8. Margaret Rosaleen Aiken
      6. John Stevens Jenkins

Source References

  1. Massachusetts Births
      • Page: Helen Catherine Aiken, August 29, 1909, Boston, p 184
  2. 1910 United States Census
      • Page: James Jenkins, 2nd Ward of Boston, 7th Precinct, Suffolk Co., MA, Series T624, Roll 614, page 87, Enum. Dist 1281, Sheet 11A.
  3. 1920 United States Census
      • Page: Edward Aiken, Ward 2, Boston, ED 41, sheet 10b
  4. 1930 United States Census
      • Page: George Aiken, Ward 1, Boston, Series T626, Roll 942, Page 19A. E.D. 33, Sheet 19A
  5. 1940 United States Census
      • Page: George Edward Aiken, Ward 1, Boston, ED 15-49, sheet 11B
  6. World War II Draft Registrations
      • Page: George E Aiken, April 27, 1942, Local Board 12, 276 Meridian St, East Boston
  7. Massachusetts Registry of Vital Records
      • Page: Catherine Aiken, Deaths, Year: 1966 Vol: 115 Page: 258