Eleanor “Lena” STARR

Female 1866 - 1943  (76 years)


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  • Name Eleanor “Lena” STARR 
    Born 6 Nov 1866  Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 21 Mar 1943  Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 17 Jan 1957  San Gabriel Cemetery, San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Massachusetts Vital Records: Birth
      6 Nov 1866: Eleanor Starr, born in Cambridge, parents: Henry C. & Harriet J.; machinist, father born in Newton, mother born in Chesterville, Me.

      She resided in California.
      Ca.Death Records lists birthdate as 6 Oct 1866

      In 1880 census, MA, Norfolk County, Hyde Park, p. 586A, Lena Starr is listed as living with:
      Perkins, J. E., age 45, born in NH, father and mother born in NH, occupation: contractor, RR;
      R. L., his wife, age 48, born in MA, father and mother born in MA, keeping house;
      E. F. Roehl, niece, divorced, age 28, born in MA, father born in NH, mother born in VT;
      L. C. Starr, niece, single, age 19, born in MA, father born in MA, mother born in ME;
      Lena Starr, niece, single, age 13, born in MA, father born in MA, mother born in ME’
      L. A. Crane, sister, married, age 37, born in NH, father and mother born in NH.
      [NOTE: in above entry, R. L. Perkins is Henry Crane Starr’s sister, L. C. and Lena’s aunt. L.A. Crane assumed to be J. E. Perkins’ sister]

      1930 Census: CA, LA Cty, South Pasadena, Dist. 1521, living at 216 Bank Street:
      Perkins, Lena S., head, owns her home, valued at $1000, age 63, widowed, born in MA, father born in MA, mother born in ME, owns a laundry;
      Lowell H., her son, age 32, single, born in CA, father and mother born in MA, salesman, oil well supplies.

      CA Death Record:
      Eleanor Starr Perkins
      D: 21 Mar 1943--LA County
      B: 6 Oct 1866--Massachusetts
      Mother’s maiden name: Lowell

      Cemetery record lists the following address at date of death:
      86 Painter St., Pasadena, Calif.

      Cemetery record lists birthdate as October 6, 1866.

      Obituary: Pasadena Star-News: Monday, March 22, 1943:
      “Eleanor Starr Perkins passed away March 21, 1943, at her home, 665 North Oakland Avenue. She had been a resident of South Pasadena for 45 years. She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Ruth Roney and Mrs. Eleanor Clay of Pasadena; Mrs. Anna Dowlin, Boise, Ida., and Mrs. Louisa Penwarden, South Pasadena, three sons, Raymond, Lowell, and Wentworth Perkins of Boise, Ida. Private funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at St. Marks Episcopal Church, Rev. Stephen Cutter Clark, Jr., officiating. Reynolds & Salisbury, 166 North Marengo Avenue, directors. Please omit flowers.” [1]
    Person ID I281  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2014 

    Father Henry Crane STARR,   b. 12 Feb 1834, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1870, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Mother Harriet Jane LOWELL,   b. 24 Mar 1835, Chesterville, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1909, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 2 Oct 1859 
    Family ID F95  Group Sheet

    Family Henry Amos PERKINS,   b. 6 May 1859, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1920, South Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 9 Aug 1890  Canton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Ruth Starr PERKINS,   b. 22 Jun 1891, Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1973, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +2. Raymond L. PERKINS,   b. 28 Nov 1892, Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1953, Boise, Ada, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     3. Eleanor “Lena” M. PERKINS,   b. Nov 1894, Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1989, Boise, Ada, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 94 years)
    +4. Anna C. PERKINS,   b. 1 Jun 1896, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1968, Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     5. Lowell Henry PERKINS,   b. 15 May 1898, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1962, San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     6. Rosine L. PERKINS,   b. Mar 1900, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1908, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 7 years)
     7. Paul PERKINS,   b. 1901, South Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1902, South Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +8. Lydia Lois PERKINS,   b. Abt 1904, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1934, Monterey Park, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years)
     9. Wentworth Evans PERKINS,   b. 5 Aug 1906, Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1981, Boise, Ada, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +10. Louisa Rosine PERKINS,   b. 11 Dec 1908, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1996, Riverside, Riverside, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Documents
    Death. San Gabriel Cemetery, San Gabriel.  Map for Block I, Lot 16.
    Death. San Gabriel Cemetery, San Gabriel. Map for Block I, Lot 16.
    Contains graves for Paul Perkins, Eleanor Starr Perkins, and Henry Amos Perkins.
    Headstones
    Perkins, Eleanor Starr, Henry Amos Perkins, and Paul Perkins
    Perkins, Eleanor Starr, Henry Amos Perkins, and Paul Perkins
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F296  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Nov 1866 - Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Aug 1890 - Canton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Mar 1943 - Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 17 Jan 1957 - San Gabriel Cemetery, San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Death. San Gabriel Cemetery, San Gabriel.  Listing for Block I, Lot 16.
    Death. San Gabriel Cemetery, San Gabriel. Listing for Block I, Lot 16.
    Contains grave of Eleanor Starr Perkins, who died 17 Jan 1957.

    Headstones
    Perkins, Eleanor Starr, Henry Amos Perkins, and Paul Perkins
    Perkins, Eleanor Starr, Henry Amos Perkins, and Paul Perkins

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America from 1639 to 1899., Lowell, Delmar R., (Tuttle Company, Rutland, Vt., 1899).