Albert Thomas Junkin (1876-1917)

ANCESTRAL LINE: A1 Joseph Junkin I | B1 William Junkin | C8 Andrew Junkin | D1 William Junkin (Jenkins) | E1 Albert Augustus Junkin (Jenkins)

Portrait of Albert Thomas Junkin (1876-1917), photo taken ca. 1902
Albert Thomas Junkin
F3 Albert Thomas Junkin, was born April 30, 1876 in Peru, Miami County Indiana, and died July 23, 1917 in Hamilton, Butler Co Ohio. He died of cirosis of the liver a complication of disease, after a lingering illness of two years (view death certificate). He was the son of Albert Augustus Junkin and Rebecca Penner. He is buried at the Greenwood Cemetary, Butler County, Ohio.

He was educated in the schools of Peru and after leaving school he learned the textile trade at the Peru Woolen Mill where he was employed until the family moved to Hamilton. He was then employed at the Shuler and Bennignhofen mills.

Albert married Catharina "Katie" Carolina Decker (Decher) (portrait on left) on 23 Oct. 1902 in Hamilton, Butler County Ohio (view marriage license). Two children. Catharina was born in Hamilton, Butler County OH on 26 Nov. 1875, and she died 15 Jan. 1976 in Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio. She was the daughter of Casper Decker and Anna Maria "Mary" Deinzer.

Both Albert and Catharina worked at the Benninghoffin Woolen Mill in Hamilton, Butler County Ohio. Both were members of the Lindenwald Methodist Church.

Albert T. Junkin

Albert T. Junkin Headstone Albert T. Junkin died at 6:30 Monday evening at his home, 632 Weller Ave., Lindenwald, of a complication of disease, after a lingering illness covering a period of two years.

Mr. Junkin was born in Peru, Indiana, April 30, 1876. He was educated in the common schools of Peru and after leaving school he learned the textile trade at the Peru Woollen mills, where he was employed until the family moved to Hamilton in 1892 when he was employed in the Shuler and Benninghofen mills of the city which employment he has been engaged in up to the time his health forced him to leave his work.

He was married in 1902 to Katie Decker of this city from which union two children were born, Roberta, aged 13 and Harry aged 9. In addition to the widow and his two children the deceased is survived by one sister, Mrs. John A. Reiff and two brothers, William T. Junkin and Harry A. Junkin all of the city.

The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 at the family home, Rev. J. R. Wynd of the Lindenwald M. E. church officiating. Interment, Greenwood.

Katherine Junkin, 100

Portrait of Catharina (Katie) Carolina  Decker (1875-1906), photo taken ca. 1902
Catharina Carolina Decker
Katherine C. Junkin, 100, formerly of Weller Ave., died Thursday night at the Fairfield Nursing Home, where she had been a patient for 13 years.

She was born in Hamilton, the daughter of Casper and Mary Deinzer Decker.

In 1902 she married Albert Junkin in Hamilton. He preceded her in death in 1917.

Mrs. Junkin was a joiner at Shuler and Benninghofen Woollen Mills for 50 years, retiring in 1952.

She was a member of the Lindenwald United Methodist Church and the Hamilton chapter of the Daughters of America.

She leaves a son, Harry L. Junkin, Hamilton; three granddaughters, Mrs. John (Betty) Minnich, Atlanta, GA., Mrs. Gail (Janice) Hinderlong, Fairfield, and Mrs. Joyce Cockerill, Fairfield; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

A daughter, Mrs. Robert Amyx, preceded Mrs. Junkin in death in 1974.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Zettler Funeral Home, 2646 Pleasant Ave., with burial in Greenwood Cemetery. No visitation is planned.

Children of Albert Thomas Junkin and Catharina "Katie" Carolina Decker:

Information about the Andrew Junkin line was supplied by Joyce Junkin Cockerill, September 2001, updated June 2005.
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