- Born: 6 Aug 1881, Rye Beach, New Hampshire
- Marriage (1): William Parker Straw on 5 Jun 1901 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
- Died: 1955 at age 74
- Buried: East Candia Cemetery Candia, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Hx of Durham, NH
Research of Robert on Rootsweb for children's names
Josephine is a twin to Elizabeth.
A passport was issued on 30 March 1921 for her. Gives her DOB POB. Wife of Wm Parker Straw; to go abroad temporarily to British Isles for 3 months.To leave port of NY aboard the Adriatic on 1 June 1921. Her husband's photo appears on the passport but not hers.
A passport was issued on 31 March 1924 for her to travel abroad to England, Holland, Belgium, France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland and Germany. Left from either Boston or NYC between April and May 1924. No photo of her..just her husband.
1930 census Goffstown, Grafton county, NH
Josephine (Perkins) Straw born c1882 living in HH of son Ezekiel and wife Virginia.
1940 Concord, NH
Josephine may be the one living in NH State Hospital
also there is Emma Straw b.1881[wid of Isaac E. Straw]
The Portsmouth Herald (Portsmouth, New Hampshire)09 Dec 1955, FriPage 3
Mrs Josephine P. Straw 74 widow of W. Parker Straw for whose ancestors Straw's Point in Rye was named died yesterday at local convalescent home...born Rye Beach 6 Aug 1881..d/o James H. and Mary (Goodwin) Perkins..survived by daughter Mrs Robert Flanders of Manchester...nine grandchildren..several great grand children..sisters: Mrs Joseph P. Conner and Mrs. Fred L. Dow and brother J. Goodwin Perkins of Rye Beach.
Josephine married William Parker Straw, son of Herman Foster Straw and Mary Onslow Parker, on 5 Jun 1901 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. (William Parker Straw was born on 18 Jun 1878 in Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, died on 6 Dec 1953 in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire and was buried in East Candia Cemetery Candia, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA.)