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Jenkins, 31 Orkney Road
of this house, R.F. Jenkins, also built 48 and 54 Welland Road,
as well as 9 Greenough Street.
residents were Herman and Anna Chauncey and their family. Herman
Chauncy (1896-1969) was a men's clothing manufacturer. He was the
son of immigrants from Kiev. He and his wife Anna (1897-1993, born
in Russia) moved to Welland Road from Watertown, and were listed
here from 1930 to 1938. They later lived on St. Paul Street. The
Chaunceys had three children.
U.S. Census listed the residents as: Herman Chauncey, 38, manufacturer
(men's clothing); Anna Chauncey, 33, born Russia; Helen S. Chauncey,
12; Dororthy R. Chauncey, 9; Norman Chauncey, 1; and Hattie Perrier,
21, maid, born Scotland.
were followed at this address by Frederick T. O'Day with his sister,
Elizabeth H. Duffy and her husband James V. Duffy. They moved here
from 43 Boylston Street.
Thomas O'Day (born 1887) was the owner of a funeral home at 43 Boylston
Street. (He and the Duffys lived at the same address before moving
to Welland Road.) It was a family business, established in 1886.
born c1890, was an accountant with the Internal Revenue Service.
He and Elizabeth O'Day (born c1889) were married around 1926. Members
of the O'Day/Duffy family were listed at this address until the