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Subject: NEW YORK OBITUARIES - BORN SLIGO
Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2006 14:18:41 +1000
The following obits were posted to the Brooklyn list by a number of subscribers over the past years. They have a Sligo connection which may be of interest to some.
BROOKLYN CITIZEN OBITUARIES - AUGUST 26, 1913
Mrs. Annie Miller, nee JENNINGS, widow of John A. Miller, died Sunday from a stroke of paralysis at her home, No. 95 South Second street. This morning a requiem mass was offered at the R. C. Church of Sts. Peter and Paul, of which she was a faithful member. Interment followed in Calvary Cemetery. Deceased was born in Sligo County, Ireland, seventy-three years ago, and formerly lived many years in the Eighth Ward, Manhattan. She leaves a son, Patrick, and three daughters, Mary, Elizabeth and Annie.
Daily Standard Union 21 Jan 1910
Bridget MANNING died Wednesday at the Home of the Aged, Bushwick and DeKalb avenues. She was born in county Sligo, Ireland, eighty years ago,and had lived in the Eastern District all her life. She was a member of the Church of SS. Peter and Paul, Wythe avenue, where a solemn mass of requiem was celebrated this morning. Thomas H. IRELAND, of 177 North Sixth street, had charge of the interment at Calvary Cemetery.
Brooklyn Standard Union - Oct. 15, 1931 Deaths
Ellen GERRITY MC GOWAN died Wednesday at her home, 80 Amity street. She was born in County Sligo, Ireland, and lived in Brooklyn for over forty-five years. She was the widow of John MC GOWAN and is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Anna GARVEY; two sons, Peter, a patrolman attached to the Tenth Precinct N. Y. P. D., and Martin; one sister, Mrs. Norah WALLACE, and one brother, John GERRITY. Funeral from her late home Monday 9:30 A. M.; thence to the Church of St. Peter, Hicks and Warren streets, where a solemn requiem mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Father Edward J. HIGGINS. Interment at St. John's Cemetery under direction of Jere J. CRONIN, Inc. 115 Atlantic avenue.
Standard Union, Wednesday August 19, 1931 death notices
WATTS - George, on Aug. 18, 1931, at his residence, 416 4th st. Born in County Sligo, Ireland, beloved husband of Catherine DIXON. Father of Mrs. Robert WATTS and George, John and Edmund. Funeral notice later.
Standard Union, Thursday, August 20, 1931 Death Notices
WATTS - George, on Aug 18, born County Sligo, Ireland, beloved husband of Catherine DIXON, father of Mrs. Robert WATTS, George, John and Edmund. Funeral services at his late residence, 416 4th st, Thursday evening, 8 o'clock, the Rev. George C. RICHMOND officiating. Funeral Friday, 2 p.m. Interment Greenwood Cemetery.
Brooklyn Standard Union June 1, 1929
BROTHERS-On May 30, 1929, 1929, Michael J., beloved husband of Bridget BROTHERS (nee MARA) and father of Richard J. Native of Ballisodare, County Sligo, Ireland. Funeral from his late residence, 320 McDOUGAL st., on Monday at 9:30 A. M. Solemn requiem mass at R. C. Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, Broadway and Aberdeen st. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.
BROOKLYN STANDARD UNION SEPTEMBER 9, 1931
JOHN CONWAY died yesterday at his home, 45 Moffatt street. He was born in County Sligo, Ireland, and had been a resident of the Bushwick section for thirty years. He was a member of the Holy Name Society. He is survived by his widow, Belinda; two daughters, Mary and Linda; two sons, John and James CONWAY; one sister, and two brothers. The funeral will be held at 9:30 A. M. Friday, with requiem mass at the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, Broadway and Aberdeen street. Interment will be at St. John's Cemetery under direction of J. J. GALLAGHER Sons, 25 Aberdeen street.
Bklyn Standard Union - April 14, 1931
PATRICK RAFTER died yesterday at his home, 134 Third avenue. He was born in County Sligo, Ireland, and had been a resident of Brooklyn for forty-three years. He was a member of the Church of St. Agnes, Hoyt and Sackett street, where requiem mass will be celebrated at 9:30 A.M. Thursday. He was employed by the Scranton Coal Company as a watchman for the past thirteen years. He is survived by his widow, Mary LANGAN RAFTER; two sons, James and Patrick; two daughters, Mrs. James PENDER and Mrs. Joseph PETTIT, and three brothers, Thomas, John and James RAFTER; a sister, Mrs. Michael McINTYRE, and six grandchildren. Interment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery.
Brooklyn Standard Union July 10, 1929
MCGARRIGLE Terrance, who died Tuesday at 299 Vanderbilt avenue, was
born in Creevy Keel, County Sligo, Ireland, and was a resident of
Brooklyn for the past twenty years. He is survived by two brothers,
Peter and Michael; three sisters, Anna, Catherine and Winifred. Funeral Thursday at 9:30 A.M. from the home of his niece, Mrs. Mary MCGLOIN, 299 Vanderbilt avenue, thence to Queen of All Saints Church, where a solemn requiem mass will be celebrated. Interment at St. Johns Cemetery under direction of James A. MADDEN, 197 Franklin avenue.
BDSU June 22, 1906
PATRICK MEEHAN Funeral services were held this morning at St. Brigid's Church, in Linden street, for Patrick MEEHAN, who died on Wednesday at his home, 1503 De Kalb avenue. He was born in Parish of Drumcliffe, County Sligo, Ireland, and is survived by a widow, Mary GILROY.
OBITUARY - BROOKLYN DAILY STANDARD UNION - NOVEMBER 6, 1918
Hattie MURTHA, who died on Sunday at her home, 142 Jefferson avenue, ofpneumonia, was born in County Sligo, Ireland, twenty-six years ago, and hadbeen a resident of Brooklyn for twenty years. She is survived by six brothers, Thomas, George, Michael Patrick, John and Francis, and one sister,Beatrice. She was a member of the Roman Catholic Church of the Nativity, Classon avenue and Madison street, where requiem mass will be celebrated at 9:30 A.M. to-morrow. Interment at Calvary Cemetery under direction of Thomas F.MADDEN, of 917 Kent avenue.
Brooklyn Standard Union - 5 May 1910 - Deaths
John COLEMAN, for forty years actively connected with the dry goods trade in New York City, died yesterday at his home, 497 Willoughby Avenue. He was born in County Sligo, Ireland, fifty-seven years ago, and came to this country when he was a boy. During his business career Mr. COLEMAN had been associated with B. Altman & Co., James MCCREERY & Co and Stern Bros. He was with the last named firm at the time of his death. Mr. COLEMAN was regarded as an authority on silk goods and women's gowns, and did most of his firm's foreign buying. Twice annually, for a number of years, he had gone to Europe to purchase goods, and it was on his last trip to Paris he was seized with his final illness. He is survived by a widow, three sons and three daughters. A solemn mass of requiem will be celebrated at 10 o'clock Saturday morning at St. Ambrose R.C. Church, Tompkins and DeKalb Avenues, and the remains will be buried in Holy Cross Cemetery.
BROOKLYN DAILY EAGLE Friday, 3 April 1885
KILPATRICK - On Thursday, April 2, 1885, James KILPATRICK, aged 80
years, of Dromore West, County Sligo, Ireland. Friends are invited to attend the funeral from the residence of his son in law, James SIMMONDS, 857 Fulton st., on Sunday, April 5, at 2 o'clock P. M.
[Bklyn] B.D.S.U. 1909 Deaths
James H. ROUSE, who died Sunday at his home, 120 Raymond street, was born in County Sligo, Ireland in 1849. He came to Brooklyn forty years ago and was a member of St. Edward's R. C. Church, where a mass will be celebrated at 8:30 tomorrow morning. Under direction of Henry CONLEY'S Sons, of 268 Myrtle avenue, interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. A widow, Ann, two daughters, Mrs. Mary KNIFFEN and Anna, survive Mr. ROUSE.
Brooklyn Daily Standard Union/21 March 1905
Mrs. Bridget ROONEY, an old resident of Brooklyn, died Sunday after a
lingering illness. She was in her seventies. Mrs. ROONEY was born in
County Sligo, Ireland, and came to Brooklyn about forty years ago.
She was the widow of Owen ROONEY. She was a member of St. Joseph's
Roman Catholic Church and its societies. One son, Eugene J., of 615
Gates avenue, survives her. The funeral will be held from her late
residence Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment will be made in
the family plot at Calvary Cemetery.
Brooklyn Standard Union October 14, 1918
Margaret CONNELLY died on Saturday in Kings County Hospital after a
short illness. She was born in County Sligo, Ireland, forty-seven years ago and was the widow of James CONNELLY, an old resident of the Tenth Ward. She is survived by one son, Joseph. Funeral at 2 p.m. tomorrow from the parlors of Ms. John P. SCHORR, 116 Utica avenue. Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
BSU - Obits - Oct. 19, 1918
Felix McGOWAN, who died yesterday at his home, 44 Somers street, was born in County Sligo, Ireland, fifty-two years ago, had been a resident of Brooklyn for thirty-five years and is survived by a widow, Margaret; four daughters, Mrs. John WALERS, Mrs. Walter MURPHY, Mrs. Harry REINHARDT and Margaret; four sons, Richard, John, William and Charles, and a brother, Michael. The funeral will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday with requiem mass in the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery under direction of J.J. GALLAGHER Sons, of 25 Aberdeen street.
Brooklyn Daily Union, Deaths, October 13, 1863
MEEHAN. - At the residence of her son-in-law, John BURKE, ESq., 75
Vanderbilt avenue, on Monday, October 12, Mary, wife of John MEEHAN, late of Sligo, Ireland, aged 55 years. Particulars of funeral in to-morrow's papers.
BSU 10-25-1918 Obits
Margaret ARMSTRONG, born in County Sligo, Ireland, died at her home, 663 Classon avenue, on Tuesday. She is survived by her mother and one sister, Mrs. Mary DOWD. Requiem mass will be celebrated in St. Teresa's Church, Classon avenue and Sterling place, at 9 a.m. tomorrow. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
Brooklyn Daily Eagle - July 19, 1897 Deaths
Gillen, Thomas W., age 65, native of the parish of Drumcliffe, County Sligo
GALLAGHER: -John J., June 30, 1938, beloved husband of Margaret (nee
May), father of May, Helen, & Mrs. Anastasia Philibert, Thomas, John J., James and Martin. Born in Cloonrane, Curry, County Sligo, Ireland.Funeral from his late residence, 2,028 63rd St., Brooklyn,
SolemnHigh Mass Saturday, 10 am., Church of St Athanasius, 62nd st & Bay Parkway. Interment Calvary Cemetery.
John F. Finlay living at 861 Leolafield Avenue, Staten Island born: April 21, 1880, Sligo, Ireland Mother: Cherry Roberson Father: Frederick Finlay