James Everett JENKINS Joseph Pere JENKINS Vernice O JENKINS Harry Carroll JENKINS James Percy JENKINS Lawrence W ESTER Gene Keck JENKINS Osa Ida MCCLANAHAN Mini tree diagram

Beatrix V JENKINS1,2,3,4,5,6

1st Apr 19211,2,3,4,5 - 12th Jan 20073,4

Life History

1st Apr 1921

Born in Healdton, Carter, Oklahoma.1,2,3,4,5

after 3rd Jan 1942

Married Lawrence W ESTER.8

14th Dec 1977

Death of Lawrence W ESTER in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California.3,7

12th Jan 2007

Died in Bakersfield, Kern, California.3,4

17th Jan 2007

Buried in Loma Vista Memorial Park, Fullerton, Orange County, California.3


  • In the 1930 census, Annie V Jenkins is reported as the youngest childin the household of Evert (Everett Jenkins and his second wife Beulah(Beaulah).  Annie's mother Osa McClanahan was divorced from her fatherEverett Jenkins about 1928.

    1930 Federal Census, Seminole County, Oklahoma, 2 April, Maud,District 19, page 1B, 305 King St, Hse #12, Fam #13
    Jenkins, Evert  Head  Rents M W 41 First married age 19 TX TX TXTaylor [Tailor] Clothing Industry
    Jenkins, Beaulah Wife F W 29 First married age 23 OK TN AR
    Jenkins, Vernice Dau F W 19 Single OK TX OK Clerk, Variety Store
    Jenkins, Harry P Son M W 14 Single OK TX OK No Occupation
    Jenkins, James C Son M W 12 Single OK TX OK No Occupation
    Jenkins, Annie V Dau F W 9 Single OK TX OK No Occupation

    Her grave has her name as Beatrix.  Other sources report it asBeatrice.  Notice that Beatrice's middle initial in the 1930 census isV.  Her name on her grave marker is Beatrix V Jenkins.  I cannotaccount for the V.  But her name in the 1940 census is given with aclearly different middle initial:  Beatrice U.  But no source has beenfound for the name Annie reported in the 1930 census,

    In 1940 only two children remain in Everett's household.  He hasdivorced his second wife Beulah.  But the child matching Annie V inage is reported as Beatrice U.

    1940 Federal Census, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, 7 May, Shawnee,District 63-54B, page 62A, 417 1/2 Tennessee St, Hse #242, Rents $20
    Jenkins, James E  Head M W 52 Divorced Grade H-4 b Texas Same place in1935 Salesman, Clothing Store
    Jenkins, Verniece A Dau F W 29 Divorced Grade H-4 b Oklahoma Sameplace in 1935 Clerk, Clothing Store
    Jenkins, Beatrice U [or V] Dau F W 19 Single Grade H-4 b Oklahoma Sameplace in 1935 Waitress

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Lynwood, City Directory, 1956, p 32
    Ester Lawrence Jr (Beatrix) fndywkr Tucker Foundry h Louise av NEwmrk8-4310

    Lynwood is in Los Angeles County, California.

    U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1
    Beatrix V Ester
    Birth Date 1 Apr 1921
    6891 Indiana St, Buena Park [Orange County], CA, 90621-3601 (1965,1993)
    [1313 Schull CT, Bakersfield, CA, 93307-6347 (1993)]

    U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
    Beatrix V. Ester
    Born 1 Apr 1921
    Died 12 Jan 2007
    Last Residence Bakersfield, Kern, California 93312
    SSN issued Oklahoma (Before 1951)

    Beatrix' obituary identifies siblings who died before her.  In thatlist, the identity of the brother names Dick is not known.  She hadbno brother we know of named Richard.  But this name may refer toHarry Carroll, who is not referred to by that name in the obit.

    Beatrix V. Jenkins Ester
    Birth Apr. 1, 1921
    Death Jan. 12, 2007

    Beatrix V. "Sue" Ester
    1921 - 2007

    Beatrix V. "Sue" Ester, a Kern County resident for 16 years, passedaway on January 12, 2007. Sue was born on April 1, 1921, in Healdton,Oklahoma to James and Osa Jenkins. Sue worked for Knott's Berry Farmfrom 1949 till 1969 as supervisor in the Chicken Dinner Restaurant.After that, she worked at Anaheim Memorial Hospital, where she wasawarded "Employee of the Year". She retired in 1986.

    Sue will be remembered for her kindness, honesty and lovingness to herfamily and to all who knew her. She had attended First Assembly of Godand loved to tell everyone she met about Teen Challenge. Sue waspreceded in death by her mother and father, her husband Larrie, hersiblings; Joseph, Perk, Dick, Keck and sister Vernice. Sue is survivedby her daughter Carol Tidwell and son-in-law Rod, grandsons Michaeland Matthew and granddaughter Summer and her husband Andy and greatgrandchild Michael, to be born in May 2007, and numerous nieces andnephews.

    Special thanks to the staff and physicians at Kaiser Permanente forthe quality of care they have provided, and to Tommy Lee, MD. Therewill be a private family service on Wednesday at Loma Vista MemorialPark in Fullerton, California. Anyone wishing to make a donation inlieu of flowers is requested to donate to Kern County Teen Challenge,P.O. Box 1011 Bakersfield, CA 93302.

    Beatrix V. "Sue" Ester Apr. 1, 1921 - Jan. 12, 2007

    Published in the Bakersfield Californian on 1/14/2007.

    James Everett Jenkins (1886 - 1963)
    Osa Ida McClanahan Jenkins (1889 - 1960)
    Joseph Pere Jenkins (1908 - 1967)
    Harry Carroll Jenkins (1915 - 1980)
    James Percy Jenkins (1918 - 1962)
    Gene Keck Jenkins (1928 - 1998)

    Burial Loma Vista Memorial Park, Fullerton, Orange County, California

    Created by Diana Satterfield Jan 14, 2007
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #17433737,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=17433737


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