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Eleanor Catherine Outwater Burke
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Birth: Sep. 1, 1912
Jersey City
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 1978
Colonia
Middlesex County
New Jersey, USA

Eleanor Catherine Outwater (1912-1978) was a rug designer, and later a housewife. (b. September 01, 1912, probably Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA - d. circa March 05, 1978, Colonia, Middlesex County, New Jersey, 07067, USA) Social Security Number 140056095.

Native American:
The oral family tradition has been that she was "half Cheyenne Indian". No evidence has been found to back the claim to date.

Parents:
Mary Smith (1890-1965) and Valentine Outwater I (1884-1960).

Birth:
Eleanor was born on September 01, 1912, probably in Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey.

Siblings:
Her siblings include: Valentine Outwater II (1906); Edward C. Outwater (1908-1973); Frances Outwater (1910-2000) who married Eugene Kelly; Mary Outwater (1913-1996) who married Martin Feeney (1902-1975); Valentine Outwater III (1918-1997) who married Mildred Sawyer; Louise Outwater (1920- ) who married Joseph Joseph Farrell (1918-1991); and Catherine Outwater (1926-2006) who married Edward Sawyer I.

Jersey City, New Jersey:
In 1920 her family was living at 127 Manning Street in Jersey City. In 1930 her family was renting a unit at 579 Grand Street in Jersey City. The family was incorrectly listed on the census as "Ostwanters" and she was working as a "designer at a rug manufacturer". In 1936 she registered for Social Security and was living at 650 Grand Street in Jersey City. Her first job was at the Jersey City Printing Company at 160 Maple Street.

Marriage:
Eleanor married William Joseph Burke I (1905-1996) on June 19, 1937 at Saint Patrick's Roman Catholic Church in Jersey City and they had one child together. William Joseph Burke was an oil worker at the Bayway Refinery in Elizabeth.

Death:
Eleanor died in March of 1978 in Colonia, Middlesex County, New Jersey.

Burial:
She was buried on March 08, 1978 in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens on Gills Lane in Iselin, New Jersey.

Source:
Researched and written by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) for Findagrave starting on September 1, 2003.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Valentine Charles Outwater (1884 - 1960)
 
 Spouse:
  William Joseph Burke (1905 - 1996)*
 
 Siblings:
  Valentine Charles Outwater (1906 - 1907)*
  Eleanor Catherine Outwater Burke (1912 - 1978)
  Florence Outwater (1918 - ____)*
  Valentine Charles Outwater (1918 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens
Iselin
Middlesex County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Plot 3, Lower, Row K, Block 2
 
Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1...
Record added: Sep 01, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7817772
 

 
 
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