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Martha Frothingham Ritchie, Brookline High School Class of 1898
1881 - 1945; married Austin D Jenkins; lived at 268 Walnut Terrace

First cousin of John Reginold Marvin. Their grandfather Edward S. Ritchie was an inventor and the founder of E.S. Ritchie & Son, a manufacturer of nautical compasses and scientific instruments in Brookline Village. She worked for a time as a teacher. She married the architect Austin Jenkins in 1911 and moved to the Chicago area.