Agnes Gretchen1,2

F, #656, b. about 1876, d. 3 April 1957
FatherGeorge Gretchen3
MotherAnna (?)3

Family

George Linsky b. about 1870
Children
Family BackgroundSmit and Nuijen Ancestry and Allied Families
Linsky (Plintauskas) Ancestry and Allied Families

KEY EVENTS:

     Agnes Gretchen was born about 1876 in Lithuania.4 Agnes and George Linsky, son of Casimir Linsky, were married. Agnes died on Wednesday, 3 April 1957 at McCook Memorial Hsopital in Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut.3
     
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NARRATIVE:

     Agnes Gretchen was also known as Agnes Linski.5 Agnes Gretchen was also known as Agnes Grechen.5 Agnes immigrated in 1895.4 At least one document exists which refers to her as Agnes Gretchen.6 At least one document exists which refers to her as Agnes Gretchen.6
     Her son, Archie, died on 27 July 1915 in St. Joseph, Hartford County, Connecticut.1 On 29 January 1920 Agnes appeared on the 1920 federal census in the household of her husband, George Linsky, in Windsor Town, Hartford County, Connecticut, along with their children, George, Alexander, William, Bernard and Agnes.4
     On 3 April 1930 Agnes was enumerated as the head of the household in East Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, in the federal census of 1 April 1930. No one else lived in the home at the time.. Agnes Lindsey, as she was referred to, rented her home for $38 per month. According to the census, she had been born between 1876 and 1877 in Lithuania to Lithuanian parents. The census indicates she was currently married, and had been married at age 20. Her native language was listed as Polish, but it was said she could speak English, but could not read nor write. It further noted that she had emigrated in 1896 and was still an alien, and moreover was unemployed.7 On 10 April 1940 she appeared on the 1940 federal census at 29 Elm Street in Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, in the household of Samuel Lensey, her son.8

EVIDENCE ANALYSIS:

Source & Claim TypeDate & PlaceClaim
SourceO-Birth2between 24 December 1875 and 23 December 1876, PolandAn original record makes the secondary claim that Agnes Grechen was born between 24 December 1875 and 23 December 1876 Poland. Other information provided in this record related to this claim: Her age is given as 32 years old, which implies this birth date range. The birth date range is INDIRECT evidence of her birth date. The birthplace given is DIRECT evidence.5
SourceD-NameMaiden?A derived record makes the indeterminable claim that her maiden name was Aggie Gezotchner.6
SourceD-Birth?RussiaA derived record makes the indeterminable claim that Aggie Gezotchner was born Russia.6
SourceD-Residence?3 September 1900, at 306 Second St. in Boston, Suffolk County, MassachusettsA derived record makes the indeterminable claim that Aggie Lentosky and George Lentosky lived at 306 Second St. in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, on 3 September 1900.6
SourceD-Name?3 September 1900A derived record makes the indeterminable claim that her name was Aggie Lentosky on 3 September 1900.6
SourceD-Parentage?3 September 1900A derived record makes the indeterminable claim that Samuel Lentosky was the daughter of Aggie Lentosky.6
SourceO-Residence123 December 1908, in Windsor, Hartford County, ConnecticutAn original record makes the primary claim that Agnes Linski and George Linski lived in Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, on 23 December 1908. Other information provided in this record related to this claim: This claim is DIRECT evidence of their residence at the time.5
SourceO-NumChild123 December 1908An original record makes the primary claim regarding the number of children Agnes Linski had as of on 23 December 1908. The record claims that her daughter Agnes was her 8th child, 6 of whom were living. This claim is DIRECT evidence of the number of children she had had up to that time.5
SourceO-LiteracyNo123 December 1908An original record makes the primary claim that Agnes Linski was illiterate on 23 December 1908. Other information provided in this record related to this claim: Agnes made her mark rather than signing her name on this document. This claim however is INDIRECT.5
SourceO-NameMaiden123 December 1908An original record makes the primary claim that her maiden name was Agnes Grechen on 23 December 1908.5
SourceO-Name123 December 1908An original record makes the primary claim that her name was Agnes Linski on 23 December 1908.9
SourceO-Parentage123 December 1908An original record makes the primary claim that Agnes Linski was the daughter of Agnes Linski. Other information provided in this record related to this claim: This claim is DIRECT evidence for the relationship between them.5
Last Edited17 Dec 2017

Citations

  1. [S1440] Ed Sedgwick (compiler), Connecticut Vital Records, Lithuanian Global Genealogical Society, online http://www.lithuaniangenealogy.org/databases/ct/ConnVitalRec.html, Archie Linsky death record. Hereinafter cited as CT Vital Records.
  2. [S1519] Alexander Linsky, SS no. 048-03-8602, 11 January 1937, Application for Account Number (Form SS-5), Social Security Administration, Baltimore, Maryland.
  3. [S1953] "Mrs. Robert Beaty," obituary, The Hartford Courant, 4 April 1957, p. 4, col. 3; image copy, Newspapers.com, (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 16 July 2017); this URL is only available through paid subscription.
  4. [S499] 1920 U.S. census, Hartford County, Connecticut, population schedule, Windsor Town, district 6, enumeration district 201, sheet 23B, dwelling 419, George Linsky household; image, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com : accessed 12 January 2004); citing NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 180.
  5. [S1988] "Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1638-1925, Windsor, Connecticut", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BT-8CPR: accessed 24 September 2017), registration image, Agnes Linski, 23 December 1908, page 134, FHL microfilm 007730421; citing "Connecticut State Library, Hartford, Connecticut."
  6. [S1989] "Boston, Massachusetts, Births, 1870-1910", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99WQ-MVKL: accessed 24 September 2017), registration image, Samuel Lentosky, 3 September 1900, no. 8623, FHL microfilm 004274699; citing "Town Clerk's Office, Boston, Massachusetts."
  7. [S1972] 1930 U.S. census, Hartford County, Connecticut, population schedule, town of East Hartford, enumeration district 121, sheet 10A, dwelling 31, family 40, Agnes Lindsey household; image, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com : accessed 31 August 2017); citing NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 262.
  8. [S1978] 1940 U.S. census, Hartford County, Connecticut, population schedule, city of Hartford, ward 6, enumeration district 10-77, sheet 7B, dwelling 176, Samuel Lensey household; image, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2 September 2017); citing NARA microfilm publication T627, roll 535.
  9. [S1988] "Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1638-1925, Windsor, Connecticut", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BT-8CPR: accessed 24 September 2017), registration image, Agnes Linski, 23 December 1908, page 134, FHL microfilm 007730421; citing "Connecticut State Library, Hartford, Connecticut". Agnes was the informant for the information provided in her daughter's birth record.