Charles & Lenora Coleridge of Pittsburg

Charles Samuel COLERIDGE, born in 1883, is the only son of John & Frances COLERIDGE of Catalina. Charles migrated to Pittsburg where he married Lenora SHEVLIN, born in Pennsylvania, around 1905.

Birth dates for Charles & Lenora's children are taken from census or death records:

John C COLERIDGE was born in 1907.

Mary E COLERIDGE was born around 1910.

William L COLERIDGE was born around 1912.

Regina F COLERIDGE was born around 1914.

Dorothy C COLERIDGE was born around 1916.

Robert I COLERIDGE was born in 1918.

1910 US census

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Pennsylvania
Allegheny
Pittsburgh Ward 3
Charles COLERIDGE
Leonora COLERIDGE
John COLERIDGE
Mary E COLERIDGE
27
27
3
9m
Head
Wife
Son
Daughter
Shipper (liquor store)


In 1910 Charles & Lenora and their 2 young children are recorded in Pittsburg, noted as Immigration 1885.

1920 US census

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Pennsylvania
Allegheny
Pittsburgh Ward 3
Rowley Street
Charles Samuel COBRIDGE
Lenora COBRIDGE
John COBRIDGE
Mary COBRIDGE
William COBRIDGE
Regina COBRIDGE
Dorothy COBRIDGE
Robert COBRIDGE
36
38
12
10
8
6
4
1
Head
Wife
Son
Daughter
Son
Son (?)
Daughter
Son
Shipping clerk (factory)

In 1920 Charles & Lenora, recorded as COBRIDGE, are still in Pittsburg with 6 children.

1930 US census

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Pennsylvania
Allegheny
Pittsburgh
Charles S COLERIDGE
Lenora COLERIDGE
John C COLERIDGE
Mary E COLERIDGE
William L COLERIDGE
Regina F COLERIDGE
Dorothy C COLERIDGE
Robert I COLERIDGE
Fannie COLERIDGE
46
45
22
19
18
16
13
11
81
Head
Wife
Son
Daughter
Son
Daughter
Daughter
Son
Mother
Constable (Alleg. county)

Mailer (newspaper)
Operator (telephone)
(in the Marines)



Prince William, VA
US Marine Camp
William L COLERIDGE 18

In 1930 Charles & Lenora are still in Pittsburg and Charles’s mother is living with them. Their son, born in Pennsylvania, is recorded in Virginia and has joined the marines.

There are records of Charles & Lenora's children's marriages:

William Leonard COLERIDGE's marriage, age 28, to Lillie GLASS, age 30, was recorded on 29th May 1939 in East Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania. William's parents are Charles Coleridge & Lenora Shevlin, Lillie's are Michael Glass & Bessie Cohen

Dorothy Catherine COLERIDGE's marriage, age 26, to Vincent John NIERI, age 28, was recorded on 1st March 1943 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania. Dorothy's parents are Charles Coleridge & Lenore Shovelen, Vincent's are Basilio Nieri & Carlotta Nardi.

Regina F COLERIDGE's marriage, age 30, to Harry A HEWLETT, age 28, was recorded on 29th June 1946 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania. Regina's parents are Charles Coleridge & Leonora Shoven, Harry's are Harry T Hewlett & Lucille Rimmel.

The deaths of Charles & Lenora and their children are recorded on grave inscriptions:

Charles S COLERIDGE died 1940 – buried Homewood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA

Leonora A COLERIDGE born 1881 died 1955 – buried Calvary Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA

John C COLERIDGE born 1907, died 1977 – buried Resurrection Cemetery, Moon, PA

Anna H COLERIDGE born 1909, died 1977 – buried Resurrection Cemetery, Moon, PA [Anna is probably John's wife]

Robert I COLERIDGE born 23 September 1918, died 9 July 2003 – buried Arlington National Cemetery, VA