"Mamie" Mary Gaukel
(1877-1947)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. James W. Shaw

"Mamie" Mary Gaukel 2

  • Born: 14 Jul 1877, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1 3 4 5
  • Christened: 16 Aug 1877, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 4
  • Marriage (1): James W. Shaw on 14 Jun 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1
  • Died: 28 Sep 1947, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 70 3 5
  • Buried: 1 Oct 1947, Roxborough: Leverington Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 3 5

   Other names for "Mamie" were Mame Gaukel,6 Maria Gaukel,4 Mary Gaukel 5 and Mary Gawcall.7

   FamilySearch ID: LY4Y-XQD.

  Birth Notes:

Event Description: Her death certificate lists her birth year as 1877, no date, born Philadelphia, PA

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 2 The 1900 census recorded at 4405 Baker St. William Gaukle, warper in mill, 57, born Jun 1843, living with wife Lizzie, 55, Aug 1844. They had been married 28 years and she had given birth to 5 children, all alive in 1900. They and their parents were born in Germany. He immigrated in 1850 and she in 1858 and neither were naturalized. Living with them are children born in Pennsylvania: daughter Mamie, office clerk, 22 Jul 1877; son William H., spinner in mill, 19, Dec 1880; and son Louis, shearer in mill, 15, Dec 1884.

2. Occupation: weaver on 14 Jun 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 1

3. Residence: 4405 Baker St., Philadelphia, PA on 14 Jun 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 1

4. Newspaper: Philadelphia Inquirer: Marriage Licenses Issued: Shaw, James W., and Mame Gaukel., 16 Jun 1900, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 6

5. Census in 1910 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 8 The 1910 census recorded renting at 158 Carson Street: James W. Shaw, weaver in textile mill, 46, living with wife Mary, 32; William, 9; Roy T., 4; and Esther, 1. James and Mary were married for 9 years and she had birthed 4 children, 3 alive in 1910. James and his parents were born in England. James immigrated in 1890. Mary and her children were born in Pennsylvania, and Mary's parents in Germany.

6. Residence: 317 Carson St., Philadelphia, PA on 9 Oct 1912 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 7

7. Census in 1920 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 9 The 1920 census recorded as a patient at Philadelphia Hospital for the Insane: Mary Shaw, married, 42. She and her parents were born in Pennsylvania.

8. Census in 1940 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 10 The 1940 census recorded Mary Shaw, married, 65, as a patient in the Philadelphia State Hospital. She was born in Pennsylvania.

9. Cause of Death: Mary died at Philadelphia State Hosptial from bilateral broncho pneumonia, other conditions: dementia, 28 Sep 1947, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3

10. Obituary: Philadelphia Inquirer: SHAW - Sept. 27. Mary (nee Gaukel), widow of James Shaw. Relatives and friends invited to services Wed., 1 P.M., at the W. Mills Turner Funeral Hom, 6028 Ridge ave., Roxborough. Friends may call Tuesday evening, 7 to 9. On 30 Sep 1947 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 11


"Mamie" married James W. Shaw on 14 Jun 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.1 (James W. Shaw was born on 24 Dec 1862 in , , , ENG,1 12 13 died on 28 Dec 1936 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 12 13 and was buried on 31 Dec 1936 in Roxborough: Leverington Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 12 13.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, "Pennsylvania Civil Marriages, 1677-1950," https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKJW-XR54 James W Shaw and Mamie Gaukel, 14 Jun 1900.

2 1900 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M37Y-XV3 Mamie Gaukel in entry for William Gaukle, 1900.

3 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), 84027, Mary Shaw aka Mame Shaw, d. 28 Sep 1947, father ? Gaukel, mother ?, husband James Shaw deceased, informant William Shaw, 4719 Benner St.

4 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, Maria Gaukel [indexed as Gankel], b. 14 Jul 1877, bapt. 16 Aug 1877 Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church, father Wilhelm Gaukel, mother Elisabethe Keller.

5 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/245756077.

6 Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA), 16 Jun 1900, page 14. Marriage Licenses.

7 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Birth Certificates, 1906-1913, Myrtle Shaw, b. 9 Oct 1912, father James Shaw, mother Mary Gawcall.

8 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MGWN-M43 James W Shaw, Philadelphia Ward 21, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 377, sheet 6B, family 120.

9 1920 United States Census, ttps://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXMG-CYY Mary Shaw, 1920.

10 1940 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQ4D-HSQ Mary Shaw, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 51-1214, sheet 35A, line 5.

11 Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA), 30 Sep 1947, page 37. Obituary of Mary Gaukel Shaw.

12 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 25928 James Shaw, b. 24 Dec 1862 England, d. 28 Dec 1936, father ? Shaw, mother unknown, spouse Mary Shaw, informant William Shaw.

13 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/245756022.



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