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Helen Eager
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Birth: 1897
Death: 1952

A large stone with "Eager" on one side and "Thompson" on the other side.

Six low markers in front of the Eager side of the stone are:
Grace W. Eager 1904-1976
Henry T. Eager 1893-1986
Helen Eager 1897-1952
Hattie [not sure if she is an "Eager"]
J.E.B. [not sure of this person's name]
H.W.E. Henry W. Eager 1846-1916

2 low stones, "Father" and "Mother", are in front of the "Thompson" side of the large stone.
Father Thompson 1832-1920, Venus Thompson.
Mother Thompson 1839-1907, Georgianna Thompson.
1840 U.S. Census for Middleborough, Massachusetts. VENUS THOMPSON household - no ages/names given, but one of them is "Venus", there are 2 males under age 15, 1 female under age 20, and 2 parents in their 40's, and one female in her 60's.

1850 U.S. Census Northborough, Massachusetts. HENRY W.
EAGER age 4. His parents are William F. Eager, 34 farmer, and Hannah E. Eager age 31. His sister is Harriet F. Eager age 8.

1860 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA. HENRY W. EAGER is a 14 year old. His father is WILLIAM F. EAGER age 44 a stable keeper, and mother is 41 year old Clara E. Eager. Sister is Harriet F. Eager age 18. Also living with them are two men whose occupations are book store and blacksmith.

1860 U.S. Census, Providence, Rhode Island. VENUS THOMPSON age 27 is a leather cutter born in Massachusetts and wife Georgiana Thompson age 20 born in MA. They have a son Edward Thompson age 4 months.

1870 U.S. Census Marlborough, Massachusetts. HENRY W. EAGER, age 24 is a jeweler. He is living with shoe manufacturer Frank Howe age 32 and wife Hattie F. Howe age 28. Also living there is his father 53 year old William G. Eager who works in a shoe shop.

1880 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA. WILLIAM (Wm) EAGER is 61 farmer, wife is Phebe age 58. She has a "nervous disease" it says. [Is this the same man as the father of Henry W. Eager?]

1880 U.S. Census, (Sing Sing or Town of) Ossining, New York. VENUS THOMPSON is age 47 born in Massachusetts,works in a shoe shop. Wife Georgianna age 40 was born in Massachusetts. Daughter JENNIE is 17 at school, born in Rhode Island.

1900 U.S. Census Marlborough, Massachusetts, 39 Newton Street. HENRY W. EAGER age 54, born March 1846 in Massachusetts, is a jeweller. His wife of 12 years is Jennie T. Eager age 37 born February 1863 in Rhode Island. They have 2 living children: Henry T. age 6, born Dec. 1893, and Helen age 2 born Dec. 1897. There is a brother-in-law living with them, Edward C. Thompson age 40, born 1860 in Rhode Island, is a proprietor of a foundry. They also have a 25 year old servant, Norah Fay.

1900 U.S. Census, Ossing, NEW YORK, 149 Spring Street. VENUS THOMPSON age 67 born June 1832 in Massachusetts, works in a shoe shop, has been married 41 years. Wife is Georgianna age 60 born October 1839 in Massachusetts. They had 2 children. Living with them is son Edward C. Thompson age 41 born in Rhode Island February 1859.

1910 U.S. Census Marlborough, Massachusetts, 39 Newton Street. HENRY W. EAGER, age 64, married 21 years, owner of jewelry store. Wife Jennie T. age 46. Two children Henry T. 16, and Helen age 12. Also living there is "Father-in-law" VENUS THOMPSON widower age 67. And a 19 year old servant Annie Danahy.

1920 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA, 39 Newton Street. JENNIE T. EAGER, widow age 55 born it says in New York [really R.I.], owns the house. Living with her are Henry T. Eager age 26 jeweler, and Helen Eager age 22 a stenographer in a bond house.

1930 U.S. Census BOSTON, MA. HELEN EAGER is age 32, living at 98 Charles Street in Boston, her occupation is "Critic - Motion Pictures". Her mother was born in Rhode Island, and father in Massachusetts.

1930 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA, 24 Warren Avenue. HENRY T. EAGER and wife GRACE W. EAGER, ages 36 and 26, have been married for 7 years with 2 children: Robert H. Eager age 4 and Joanne Eager under 1 year old. Henry owns his home valued at $10,000. He is a salesman at a market.
Family links: 
  Henry W. Eager (1846 - 1916)
  Jennie E. B. Thompson Eager (1863 - ____)
  Henry T. Eager (1893 - 1986)*
  Helen Eager (1897 - 1952)
*Calculated relationship
Maplewood Cemetery
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: Chris Enright Snyder
Record added: Nov 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62222093
Helen Eager
Added by: Chris Enright Snyder
Helen Eager
Added by: Chris Enright Snyder
Helen Eager
Added by: Chris Enright Snyder
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