Catherine Makelin

Female 1852 - 1925  (72 years)


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  • Name Catherine Makelin 
    Born 7 Sep 1852  New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 9 Jul 1925  Essex County, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13  Meakem
    Last Modified 17 Mar 2020 

    Father John Makelin 
    Mother Catharine Reilly 
    Family ID F26  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edward Meakem,   b. 19 Feb 1846, Manhattan, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1926  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 7 Sep 1869  Manhattan, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Edward J Meakem,   b. Abt 1871, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John Edward Meakem,   b. 3 May 1873, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1954, Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. Thomas Meakem,   b. Apr 1875, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Katie Meakem,   b. Abt 1879, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1889, Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 10 years)
     5. Samuel Meakem,   b. Jul 1881, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. William Meakem,   b. Jan 1884, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Emma Meakem,   b. Mar 1886, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. James Meakem,   b. Jul 1888, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1920, Hudson County, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years)
     9. Martin Meakem,   b. 1890–1895,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F5  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Documents
    1869 Marriage Index of Edward Meaken and Catherine Makelin
    1869 Marriage Index of Edward Meaken and Catherine Makelin
    7 September 1869, Manhattan, New York, United States

    Marriage date: 7 Sep 1869
    Marriage place: Manhattan

    Groom: Edward Meaken
    Age: 24
    Father: Edward
    Mother: Mary Quinn

    Bride: Catherine Makelin
    Age: 17
    Father: John
    Mother: Catherine Reilly

    Note: the original marriage record is in the process of being obtained.

    FindMyPast.com, United States Marriages
    1870 US Census for Edward Meken Household
    1870 US Census for Edward Meken Household
    Twentieth Ward, New York, New York

    In the household:
    Edward Meken, 24, Stone Cutter, born in NY
    Cathern, 19, Keep house, born in NY
    1880 US Census for Edward Meakem Household
    1880 US Census for Edward Meakem Household
    Newark, Essex, New Jersey

    377 Ogden Street
    Edward Meakem, 32, Stone Cutter, born in NY, parents born in Ireland
    Catharine, 28, Wife, Keeping House, born in NY, parents born in Ireland
    Edward, 9, Son, At School, born in NY
    John, 7, Son, At School, born in NY
    Tho, 5, Son, born in NY
    Katie, 1, Daughter, born in NY
    1885 New Jersey Census for Edward Mecken Household
    1885 New Jersey Census for Edward Mecken Household
    Newark, Essex, New Jersey

    In the household:
    Edward Mecken, Native Born, age 20-60
    Catharine, Native Born, age 20-60
    Edward J, Native Born, age 5-20
    John F, Native Born, age 5-20
    Thomas, Native Born, age 5-20
    Katy, Native Born, age 5-20
    Samuel, Native Born, age 5 and under
    Willie, Native Born, age 5 and under
    1895 New Jersey Census for Edward Meaken Household
    1895 New Jersey Census for Edward Meaken Household
    Newark, Essex, New Jersey

    10 Oriental Street
    Edward Meaken, Native Born, age 20-60
    Catherine, Native Born, age 20-60
    Edward Jr, Native Born, age 20-60
    John, Native Born, age 20-60
    Thomas, Native Born, age 20-60
    Samuel, Native Born, age 5-20
    William, Native Born, age 5-20
    Emma, Native Born, age 5-20
    James, Native Born, age 5-20
    Martin, Native Born, age 5 and under
    1900 US Census for Edward Meakem Household
    1900 US Census for Edward Meakem Household
    Newark, Essex, New Jersey

    72 Ogden Street
    Edward Meakem, Head, born Feb 1848, age 52, M 30 years, born in NY, parents born in Ireland, stone cutter
    Catherine, Wife, born Sep 1852, age 47, 10 children with 7 still living, born in NY, parents born in Ireland
    John, son, born May 1873, age 27, born in NY, Driver
    Thomas, son, born Apr 1875, age 25, born in NY, Night watchman
    Samuel, son, born Jul 1881, age 18, born in NJ, Driver
    William, son, born Jan 1884, age 16, born in NJ, Laborer
    Emma, daughter, born Mar 1886, age 14, born in NJ
    James, son, born Jul 1888, age 11, born in NJ, at school
    1910 US Census for Edward Meakem Household
    1910 US Census for Edward Meakem Household
    Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    47 Passaic Avenue
    Edward Meakem, head, 62, M1, married 41 years, born in NY, parents born in Ireland, watchman - thread works
    Catherine, wife, 57, M1, 10 children with 7 still living, born in NY, parents born in Ireland
    William, son, 26, S, born in NJ, wagon driver - truck
    Emma, daughter, 24, S, born in NJ, frame tender - thread works
    James, son, 21, S, born in NJ, plumbers helper - thread works
    1915 New Jersey Census for Edward Meakem Household
    1915 New Jersey Census for Edward Meakem Household
    Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    47 Passaic Avenue
    Edward Meakem, born Feb 1847, age 68, M, born in NY, parents born in Ireland, Watchman
    Kathrine, born Sep 1852, age 62, M, born in NY, parents born in Ireland
    William, born Jan 1884, age 31, S, born in NJ, Driver
    James, born Jul 1888, age 26, S, born in NJ, Fireman Stat.
    1918 World War I Draft Registration Card for John Francis Meakem
    1918 World War I Draft Registration Card for John Francis Meakem
    12 September 1918, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    Name: John Francis Meakem
    Permanent Home Address: 6 Devon Terrace Kearny, Hudson, NJ
    Age: 45
    Date of birth: 3 May 1873
    Nearest relative: Catherine Meakem (mother) of Kearny, Hudson, NJ
    Occupation: Laborer
    Employer's Name: Scofield Oil Co

    Note: John's wife, Ellen, died in 1916, which is why she is not the nearest relative listed.

    Ancestry.com, U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
    1920 US Census for Edward Meakem Household
    1920 US Census for Edward Meakem Household
    Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    47 Passaic Avenue
    Edward Meakem, Head, 72, M, born in NY, parents born in Ireland, Watchman - Thread Factory
    Catherine, Wife, 67, M, born in NY, parents born in Ireland
    William, Son, 34, S, born in NJ, Engineer - Ice Co.
    James, Son, 33, S, born in NJ, Fireman - Ice Co.
    Edward, Grandson, 12, S, born in NJ, father born in NY, mother born in NJ
    Leo, Grandson, 10, S, born in NJ, father born in NJ, mother born in NJ