|Birth: ||Dec. 25, 1888|
New Jersey, USA
|Death: ||Aug. 19, 1980|
New Jersey, USA
Christopher Aloysius Enright I (1888-1980) was a nonagenarian. He served in the US Army during World War I and he was an executive at the American Can Company in New York City, New York. (b. Christmas, December 25, 1888, Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, 07307, USA - d. August 19, 1980, Paramus, Bergen County, New Jersey, 07652, USA) Social Security Number 066075660.
Christopher was the son of William Francis Enright I and Mary Theresa Quigley.
He was born on Christmas Day, December 25, 1888 in Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey according to the World War I draft which would make him age 29 that year. There would have been no need to lie about his age to be drafted, he was over 18 years old. He listed his birthday as December 25, 1890 in the Wold War II draft registration.
By 1910 he was a telegraph operator but by 1916 he had injured his finger on a train. The Jersey Journal on May 9, 1916 reported: "Telegrapher Gets Damages For Finger. Central Railroad of New Jersey Settles With Christopher Enright, Who Sued for $25,000. ... He is a telegrapher and he alleged the finger that was injured was the one he used in his profession. He was represented by Doherty & Kinkead."
World War I:
He registered for the draft while working as a telegrapher for the American Can Company at 120 Broadway in Manhattan in New York City. He listed his birthday as "December 25, 1888". He was living at 166 Armstrong Avenue in Jersey City. He served overseas in the war.
On November 22, 1921 he married Margaret Mary McLaughlin (1897-1985) aka Marge McLaughlin, at Saint Paul's Roman Catholic Church, 14 Greenville Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey.
They honeymooned in Bermuda from November 22, 1921 to December 01, 1921 and returned to New York aboard the "Fort Victoria" where they appeared on the passenger list.
Jersey City, New Jersey:
In 1923 when his first child was born he was living on Neptune Avenue, Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey. In 1930 he appeared in the US census renting an apartment at 95 Rutgers Avenue in Jersey City in a building owned by the Splieths, who's descendants would eventually marry one of his cousins.
American Can Company:
In 1936 he applied for Social Security while working at the American Can Company at 230 Park Avenue in New York City, New York and he was living at 95 Rutgers Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey. He started off as a paper buyer and worked his way up to an executive position.
Teaneck, New Jersey:
By 1941 when he registered for the World War II draft he was living at 605 Ramapo Road in Teaneck, Bergen County, New Jersey.
He died in 1980 while living on Forest Avenue, Paramus, Bergen County, New Jersey. His funeral notice and an obituary appeared in the Bergen Record on August 21, 1980.
He was buried in Holy Name Cemetery in plot A667.
Christopher Aloysius Enright I (1888-1980) was married to the second cousin, twice removed of Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ).
Researched and written by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) for Findagrave starting on August 20, 2003. Updated on January 31, 2011 with information from the WWI and WWII draft registrations. Updated on August 10, 2013 with information from the 1910 census and the article about injuring his finger from the Jersey Journal on May 9, 1916.
William Francis Enright
Mary Theresa Quigley Enright
Margaret Mary McLaughlin Enright (1897 - 1985)
Claire Dolorita Enright Portfolio (1923 - 2008)*
Christopher Aloysius Enright (1927 - 2009)*
Holy Name Cemetery
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Grave 667, Block A
Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1...
Record added: Aug 20, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7780508