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Gertrude Brennan CARR

Gertrude Brennan CARR

Female 1913 - 2005  (91 years)

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  • Name Gertrude Brennan CARR 
    Relationshipwith John Louis CARR
    Birth 19 JUL 1913  Newark, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Census 1920  East Orange, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1930  Bloomfield, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1940  Bloomfield, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Death 22 MAY 2005  Columbia, Lexington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Burial Aft 22 MAY 2005  Montclair, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Obituary 31 MAY 2005  Columbia, Lexington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age 91 years 
    Person ID I35  Carr-Scott | Branch - James Kerr/Carr (1804-1879) Descendants
    Last Modified 12 APR 2022 

    Father Ancestors Arthur Charles CARR,   b. 31 JUL 1881, Paterson, Passaic, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 29 DEC 1951, 88 Warren Street, Nutley, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Gertrude Alvina BRENNAN,   b. 17 OCT 1884, Newark, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 AUG 1964, Montclair, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 79 years) 
    Marriage 17 OCT 1912  St. James Church, Newark, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age at Marriage Arthur was 31 years and 3 months old - Gertrude was 28 years old. 
    Family ID F625  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Otto Charles KOCH,   b. 1913, Cliffside, Bergen, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 17 FEB 1973, 61 Lloyd Road, Montclair, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 60 years) 
    Marriage 27 SEP 1941  Newark, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age at Marriage Gertrude was 28 years and 2 months old - Otto was ~ 28 years and 9 months old. 
    Children 
    +1. Kathleen Carr KOCH,   b. 06 OCT 1942, Newark, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 07 SEP 2017, Edenton, Chowan, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 74 years)
    Married: 2x2. Living
    Married: 1x3. Gertrude Brennan KOCH,   b. 18 AUG 1948, Montclair, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 29 FEB 2020, Secaucus, Hudson, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 71 years)
    Married: 1x4. Living
     5. Living
    +6. Living
    Documents 2 Documents
    Family ID F238  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 10 AUG 2022 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 19 JUL 1913 - Newark, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - East Orange, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Bloomfield, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1940 - Bloomfield, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 27 SEP 1941 - Newark, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 22 MAY 2005 - Columbia, Lexington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - Aft 22 MAY 2005 - Montclair, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - COLUMBIA Gertrude Brennan Carr Koch, 91, beloved wife of the late Otto Charles Koch, died Sunday, May 22, 2005, in Columbia. Born on July 19, 1913, in Newark, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Gertrude Carr. She was a graduate of The College of Saint Elizabeth, New Jersey, where she earned her B.A. degree in English. In 1936 she earned a Masters Degree from the Columbia Pulitzer School of journalism, New York, N.Y. Thereafter, she interned at The New York Times and worked as a reporter for The Newark Evening News while working towards her Ph.D. In 1941 Gertrude married O. Charles Koch of Cliffside Park, N.J. and served on committees of the American Association of University Women,as well as many local educational and charity organizations. She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. They moved to Montclair, N.J. where they raised their six children. She returned to Columbia University Teachers College to receive accreditation in teaching and her Ph.D. in Education. Gertrude taught English at Bloomfield High School, N.J. for twenty-eight years. Upon retirement, she served tirelessly as a docent for the Montclair Historical Society. In 1985 she moved to Columbia where she served as a docent at the Art Museum and governors mansions. Mimi, as everyone in her family lovingly called her, was a passionate gardener, a voracious reader, and a lover of opera. Surviving are daughters, Kathleen Ludwigson of Annandale, N.J., Elaine Pierson of Columbia, Gertrude Koch of Secaucus, N.J., Charlene Packhamof Newport, R.I. and Margaret Koch of Newport, R.I.; son, Charles Koch of LaJolla, Calif.; grandchildren, Elizabeth Ludwigson, Susan Ludwigson, John Ludwigson, Lizanne Koch; and great-grandchildren,Daniel and Johnathan Falvo, and Benjamin and Eloise Wyatt. A memorial mass will be celebrated in the Holy Family Chapel, college of St. Elizabeth, Convent Station, New Jersey. She will be buried in Montclair, N.J. beside her beloved husband, Charles. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, is assisting the family locally. The Star-Ledger The State (Columbia, SC) - 31 MAY 2005 - Columbia, Lexington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Carr, Gertrude Brennan: 1931
    Carr, Gertrude Brennan: 1931

    Documents 4 Documents

  • Sources 
    1. [S340] U.S. Obituary Collection, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/7898244:7545.

    2. [S265] 1920 United States Federal Census, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/30174195:6061.

    3. [S250] 1930 United States Federal Census, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/1411494:6224?tid=&pid=&queryId=d2d7136d2ee3d96b78dc8baa6fc38a4c&_phsrc=wxW573&_phstart=successSource.

    4. [S378] 1940 United States Federal Census, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/134803415:2442.

    5. [S340] U.S. Obituary Collection, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. United States Obituary Collection[database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc.,2006.Original data - See newspaper information provided with eachentry.

    6. [S486] U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
      Name: Gertrude Brennan Carr Koch
      Last Residence:
      29223 Columbia, Richland, South Carolina
      Born: 19 Jul 1913
      Died: 22 May 2005
      State (Year) SSN issued: New Jersey (Before 1951)