Agnes Marie <I>O'Leary</I> Jenks

Agnes Marie O'Leary Jenks

Birth
Wakefield, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 9 May 1945 (aged 71)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Mattapan, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Birch Avenue, Lot 3080, Grave 1.
Memorial ID 177383931 · View Source
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Actress, with the stage name of Agnes Acres. She appeared with Edwin Thomas Booth, shakespearean actor, who's brother, John Wilkes Booth, shot and killed President Abraham Lincoln. She also appeared with American actor, Lawrence Barrett, and played with Helena Modjeska, shakespearean actress of her time. Member of Professional Women's Club, Concord Women's Club, various charity organizations and Peace Society of New Hampshire. Secretary of New Hampshire Women's Suffrage Association, and president, of Concord Equal Suffrage Association.

Father:
William Curran O'Leary ~
Born 11 Nov 1822, in
Accrington, Lancashire, England.
Died 16 Dec 1872, in
Wakefield, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

Mother:
Miriam Catherine Keating~
Born 4 May 1828, in
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Died 29 Sep 1913, in
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

Siblings:
Miriam Catherine O'Leary (1861-1936)
William Curran O'Leary, Jr. (1867-)
Teresa Ann O'Leary (1872-1930)

Spouse:
Barton Pickering Jenks, Sr. ~
Born 21 Jul 1870, in
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.
Died 13 Jan 1941, place unknown.

Marriage 23 October 1892, in
Manhattan, New York, New York.

Children:
Phoebe Miriam Pickering Jenks ~
Born 16 Jan 1895, in
Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
Died Mar 1977, in
Glenelg, Howard, Maryland.
Married: Ray Thomas Pryor.

Barton Pickering Jenks, Jr. ~
Born 20 Feb 1899, in
Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts.
Died 5 Oct 1970, in
Cannes, France.
Last known residence:
(U.S. Consulate), Nice, France.
Interred at Magalas Cemetery,
(Herault), France.
Family Vault.

Lewis Batchelder Jenks ~
Born 28 Mar 1904, in
Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts.
Died 1 Jun 1909, in
Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire.

Interment Date:
Cremated ashes, 15 May 1945.

Aged 75 years.

Submitted by Judy Froehlich



Inscription

THOU'RT GONE, THE ABYSS OF HEAVEN.
HATH SWALLOWED UP THY FORM; YET, ON MY HEART.
DEEPLY HATH SUNK THE LESSON THOU HAST GIVEN.
AND SHALL NOT SOON DEPART.


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  • Created by: Stardust
  • Added: 15 Mar 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 177383931
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Agnes Marie O'Leary Jenks (25 Sep 1873–9 May 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 177383931, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Mattapan, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Stardust (contributor 47286284) .