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Jeanett James Jerome

Female 1884 - 1947  (62 years)


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  • Name Jeanett James Jerome  [1, 2, 3
    Born 25 Dec 1884  North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Baptism 6 Dec 1885  St. John's Episcopal Church, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 15 Mar 1947  New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Buried 18 Mar 1947  Ferncliff Crematory Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Notes 
    • Baptism sponsors: Jeremiah, Mary and Carrie Jerome

      Living at 180 Bracewell Ave. at time of marriage

      Transferred 2 Jan 1915 to St. Paul's. Evansville, IN

      1920 MA Census, New York Co., Manhattan Borough, Enum. Dist. 1322, p. 3B, Janet McGurk, age 35, born MA, parents born NY, bookkeeper Vidilox Co., with husband Samuel

      1930 NY Census, New York Co., Manhattan, Janet J. Jerome, age 44, first married age 23

      Janet McGurk, masseuse Dept Hosp 98 Morningside av., with husband Saml T. McGurk

      Janet J. McGurk, on March 15, 1947, beloved wife of Samuel T. McGurk, sister of Miss Pauline Jerome of New York City and Mrs. Thomas Prendergast of North Adams, Mass. Service at Frank E. Campbell "The Funeral Church." Inc., Madison Ave. at 82st St., Tuesday, 12 noon

       I finally got around to locating the death certificate of Janet J McGurk (Jerome) from the New York  city archives. (Certificate number 6446). The reason we can't seem to find her headstone is that she was cremated on Mar 18, 1947. Place of death was her apartment at 425 W 23 st. She died at 10PM March 15, 1947 of arteriosclerotic heart disease. Occupation was listed as a hospital technician. The certificate stated that she had lived in New York for 40 years prior to her death. Social Security Number was listed as "None". There is no indication of the final disposition of her ashes. They were released to her husband, Samuel T McGurk. Perhaps they were scattered on Marjorie McGurk's grave in Southview cemetery?  Ferncliff Crematory was in charge of the cremation. I will attempt to contact them to see if they have any further information. (I did write a letter to the cemetery where Janet's parents funerals were held, but they are short staffed and there is a 4 month turn around time on getting a response) [9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15]
    Person ID I14898  Mindrum
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2011 

    Father Ernest Jerome,   b. 4 Apr 1858, Stockport, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1932, New Rochelle, Westchester, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Agnes Crockett,   b. Abt 19 Oct 1863, Stockport, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1931, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married Abt 1883  [16
    Family ID F9680  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Samuel Trimble McGurk,   b. 14 Apr 1884, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1961, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 14 Apr 1909  St. John's Episcopal Church, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Notes 
    • Rev. L. Parsons Bissell
      First marriage for both people [11]
    Children 
     1. Marjorie J. McGurk,   b. 1 Apr 1911, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1911, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2002 
    Family ID F10379  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1007] North Adams, Massachusetts Vital Records, Births 1878 to 1900, Jeanett, Book 1, p. 51.

    2. [S997] St. John’s Church Parish Register, Jeanette James.

    3. [S994] St. John's Church Parish Register, Vol. 4, Janet, p. 75.

    4. [S1007] North Adams, Massachusetts Vital Records, Births 1878 to 1900, Book 1, p. 51.

    5. [S1193] 1900 MA Census, Berkshire Co., No. Adams, Enum. Dist. 58, sheet 3B, Dec 1884.

    6. [S223] St. John's Church Parish Register, Vol. 3, North Adams, MA, p. 19.

    7. [S3162] Janet J. McGurk obituary, New York Times, 17 Mar 1947, date.

    8. [S4921] E-mail from Peter McGurk, grandnephew of Samuel T. McGurk, 29 Oct 2009, date and place.

    9. [S4921] E-mail from Peter McGurk, grandnephew of Samuel T. McGurk, 29 Oct 2009.

    10. [S223] St. John's Church Parish Register, Vol. 3, North Adams, MA.

    11. [S994] St. John's Church Parish Register, Vol. 4.

    12. [S1008] 1920 MA Census.

    13. [S1412] 1930 NY Census, New York Co., Manhattan, Enum. Dist. 900, p. 2B.

    14. [S3164] New York City Directories, Manhattan, 1931, www.ancestry.com.

    15. [S3162] Janet J. McGurk obituary, New York Times, 17 Mar 1947.

    16. [S1193] 1900 MA Census, Berkshire Co., No. Adams, Enum. Dist. 58, sheet 3B.

    17. [S994] St. John's Church Parish Register, Vol. 4, p. 75.