Mary L. Aiken

Birth Name Mary L. Aiken
Gender female
Age at Death 79 years, 9 months, 25 days

Narrative

Mary was single in 1987 according to Elizabeth Jenkins' death notice.

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth September 14, 1914 Massachusetts, United States   1a 2
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 1b
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 4a
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 (daughter) 1952 East Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 475 Sumner St 5a
Event Note

1952 Boston City Directory
Aiken
Edna E telephone operator SS Pierce Co, resides 475 Sumner EB
Edward F resides 475 Sumner EB
George E (Cath) custodian home 475 Sumner EB
George J painter resides 475 Sumner EB
Margaret, clerk, 475 Sumner EB
Mary L saleswoman resides 475 Sumner EB

Residence (daughter) from 1954 to 1955 East Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 475 Sumner St 5b
Event Note

1954 Boston City Directory
Aiken
no Edna
Edward F resides 475 Sumner EB
George E (Cath) custodian home 475 Sumner EB
George J painter resides 475 Sumner EB
Margaret R, clerk, 475 Sumner EB
Mary L saleswoman resides 475 Sumner EB

 

Residence (daughter) 1957 East Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 475 Sumner St 5c
Event Note

1957 Boston City Directory
Aiken
Edward F died Oct 27, 1956
George E (Cath) custodian home 475 Sumner EB
George J painter resides 475 Sumner EB
Margaret R, clerk, 475 Sumner EB
Mary L saleswoman resides 475 Sumner EB

Residence (daughter) 1958 East Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 475 Sumner St 5d
Event Note

1958 Boston City Directory
Aiken
George E (Cath) custodian home 475 Sumner EB
George J laborer Paving Dist resides 475 Sumner EB
no Margaret
Mary L teller Natl Shawmut Bank resides 475 Sumner EB

Residence (daughter) 1959 East Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 475 Sumner St 5e
Event Note

1959 Boston City Directory
Aiken
George E (Cath) custodian home 475 Sumner EB
George J laborer Paving Dist resides 475 Sumner EB
Mary L teller Natl Shawmut Bk resides 475 Sumner EB

 

Death July 9, 1994 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States   2
Burial July 12, 1994 Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States   6a
Event Note

Boston Globe, July 11, 1994, page 20
DEATHS
AIKEN - In E. Boston, July 9, Mary L., beloved sister of Sister Catherine Aiken SND of Ipswich, Rita Barlow of Buzzards Bay, Edna Laracy and Catherine Cardoza, both of East Boston and the late Margaret Walsh, Edward and George Aiken. Loving companion of Francis McElwain of Boston for over 30 years. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Magrath Funeral Home, 325 Chelsea St (at Day Sq) East Boston, Tuesday morning at 10:15. Funeral Mass in Our Lady of the Assumption Church at 11 o'clock. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Monday 2-4, 7-9. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father George Edward AikenAugust 23, 1890September 14, 1959
Mother Catherine H. JenkinsMay 3, 1891March 24, 1966
    Sister     Helen Catherine Aiken August 29, 1909 June 23, 2006
    Brother     Edward F. Aiken July 22, 1912 October 27, 1956
         Mary L. Aiken September 14, 1914 July 9, 1994
    Sister     Rita Aiken December 22, 1916 January 23, 2000
    Sister     Edna E Aiken November 3, 1919 August 6, 2011
    Brother     George James Aiken 1923 March 8, 1964
    Sister     Catherine Aiken June 10, 1930 August 16, 2012
    Sister     Margaret Rosaleen Aiken November 13, 1932 July 20, 1969

Source References

  1. 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.

      • Page: George Aiken, Ward 1, Boston, Series T626, Roll 942, Page 19A. E.D. 33, Sheet 19A
  2. original: U.S. Social Security Administration: Social Security Death Index
  3. 1920 United States Census
      • Page: Edward Aiken, Ward 2, Boston, ED 41, sheet 10b
  4. 1940 United States Census
      • Page: George Edward Aiken, Ward 1, Boston, ED 15-49, sheet 11B
  5. Boston City Directories
      • Page: 1952
      • Page: 1954, 1955
      • Page: 1957
      • Page: 1958
      • Page: 1959
  6. Boston Globe
      • Page: Mary L Aiken death notice, July 11, 1994, page 20