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Michael J GRIFFIN

Michael J GRIFFIN

Male 1877 - 1943  (66 years)

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  • Name Michael J GRIFFIN 
    Birth May 1870  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Born 15 Mar 1877 
    Gender Male 
    Birth [1861]  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Birth [1875]  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Birth [1882]  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Birth [1863]  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Birth [1865]  Tralee, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Aged 35 at birth of son Daniel, 2 June 1900.
    Birth [1869]  Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Birth [1871]  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Birth [1876]  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Birth Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Immigration 1890  [Naturalized] Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Irish origins.com passenger lists 1890
      Sailing Date: 18/May/1890
      Vessel: City of Rome, 3453 tons
      Master: Hugh Young
      Route: Queenstown - New York
      TNA Reference: BT 27/34
      Michael Griffin agricultural/farm labourer Irish 22 s

      Sailing Date: 23/May/1890
      Vessel: City of Chester, 2943 tons
      Master: Edward F. Barff
      Route: Queenstown - New York
      TNA Reference: BT 27/34
      Michael Griffin labourer Irish 23 s

      Sailing Date: 23/May/1890
      Vessel: Cephalonia, 3489 tons
      Master: W.S. Seccombe
      Route: Queenstown - Boston
      TNA Reference: BT 27/34
      Michael Griffin labourer Irish 20 s

      Sailing Date: 13/Jun/1890
      Vessel: Pavonia, 3489 tons
      Master: A. McKay
      Route: Queenstown - Boston
      TNA Reference: BT 27/35
      Michael Griffin labourer Irish 25 s
    Immigration 1890  [4
    Immigration 1891  [Naturalized] Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Immigration 1892  [Naturalized] Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 26 Oct 1899  [2
    Shop hand 
    Residence 26 Oct 1899  13 Pemburton Street, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Naturalization 1900  [4
    Occupation 2 Jun 1900  [6
    Laborer 
    Residence 2 Jun 1900  Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 18 Jun 1900  [1
    Laborer, Brass mill 
    Residence 18 Jun 1900  11 Emerald Street, 5 Ward, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Michael Griffin
      in the 1900 United States Federal Census
      Name: Michael Griffin
      Age: 30
      Birth Date: May 1870
      Birthplace: Ireland
      Home in 1900: Waterbury , New Haven, Connecticut
      Ward of City: 5
      Street: Emerald St
      House Number: 11
      Sheet Number: 27
      Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation: 194
      Family Number: 329
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Immigration Year: 1890
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital status: Married
      Spouse's name: Kate Griffin
      Marriage Year: 1899
      Father's Birthplace: Ireland
      Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
      Years in US: 10
      Naturalization: Na
      Occupation: Laborer Brass Mill
      Months Not Employed: 0
      Can Read: Yes
      Can Write: Yes
      Can Speak English: Yes
      House Owned or Rented: R
      Farm or House: H
      Michael Griffin 30 May 1870 M 1 I I I 1890 10 Na Laborer, Brass mill
      Kate Griffin 27 February 1873 M 1 1 1 I I I 1895 5
      Dennis Griffin 0 May 1900 CT I I
      Daniel Welch 25 Boarder February 1885 I I I 1898 2 Laborer, Rolling Mill
      Year: 1900; Census Place: Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut; Page: 27; Enumeration District: 0439; FHL microfilm: 1240148
      11 Emerald Street, 5 Ward, Waterbury, New Haven, CT
      18 June 1900
    Aged 28 Oct 1901  32 years Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Naturalization 28 Oct 1901  District Court, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Name: Michael Griffen
      Event Type: Naturalization
      Event Date: 1901
      Event Place: Connecticut
      Birthplace: Great Britain
      Affiliate Publication Title: Index to New England Naturalization Petitions, 1791-1906
      Affiliate Publication Number: M1299
      Affiliate Film Number: 14
      GS Film number: 1429684
      Digital Folder Number: 4638990
      Image Number: 04255
      Citing this Record
      "United States, New England Petitions for Naturalization Index, 1791-1906," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VX5G-N46 : 11 March 2018), Michael Griffen, 1901; citing Connecticut, NARA microfilm publication M1299 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 14; FHL microfilm 1,429,684.
      Michael Griffen
      Waterbury, Conn
      Volume 11 Page 405
      District Court, Waterbury
      b Great Britain
      ae 32
      Date of Naturalization: 28 October 1901
    Residence 28 Oct 1901  Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 23 Apr 1910  [3
    Roller, Brass mill 
    Residence 23 Apr 1910  27 Hickory Street, 4 Ward, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Micheal Griffin
      in the 1910 United States Federal Census
      Name: Micheal Griffin
      [Micheal Guffin]
      [Michael Griffin ]
      Age in 1910: 35
      Birth Year: abt 1875
      [abt 1876]
      Birthplace: Ireland
      Home in 1910: Waterbury Ward 4, New Haven, Connecticut
      Street: Pickron Street
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Immigration Year: 1891
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital status: Married
      Spouse's name: Catherine Griffin
      Father's Birthplace: Ireland
      Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
      Native Tongue: English
      Occupation: Roller
      Industry: Brass Mill
      Employer, Employee or Other: Wage Earner
      Home Owned or Rented: Rent
      Farm or House: House
      Naturalization Status: Naturalized
      Able to Read: Yes
      Able to Write: Yes
      Years Married: 11
      Out of Work: N
      Number of weeks out of work: 0
      Micheal Griffin 35 M 11? I I I 1891 Na Roller, Brass mill
      Catherine Griffin 34 11? 5 4 I I I 1895
      Daniel Griffin 9 CT
      David Griffin 8 CT
      Margaret Griffin 5 CT
      Isabelle Griffin 1 CT
      Year: 1910; Census Place: Waterbury Ward 4, New Haven, Connecticut; Roll: T624_141; Page: 17A; Enumeration District: 0485; FHL microfilm: 1374154
      27 Hickory Street, 4 Ward, Waterbury, New Haven, CT
      23 April 1910
    Occupation 16 Jan 1920  [4
    Fireman, Power plant 
    Residence 16 Jan 1920  14 Pemburton Street, 5 Ward, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Michael Griffin
      in the 1920 United States Federal Census
      Name: Michael Griffin
      Age: 38
      Birth Year: abt 1882
      Birthplace: Ireland
      Home in 1920: Waterbury Ward 5, New Haven, Connecticut
      Street: Pemberton Street
      Residence Date: 1920
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Immigration Year: 1890
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital status: Married
      Spouse's name: Catherine Griffin
      Father's Birthplace: Ireland
      Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
      Native Tongue: English
      Able to Speak English: Yes
      Occupation: Fireman
      Industry: Power Plant
      Employment Field: Wage or Salary
      Home Owned or Rented: Rented
      Naturalization Status: Naturalized
      Able to Read: Yes
      Able to Write: Yes
      Michael Griffin 38 M 1890 Na 1900 I I I Fireman, Power plant
      Catherine Griffin 35 M 1898 Na 1900 I I I
      Daniel Griffin 19 CT Conductor, Street railway
      Margaret Griffin 15 CT
      Lillian Griffin 10 CT
      Mary Griffin 7 CT
      Year: 1920; Census Place: Waterbury Ward 5, New Haven, Connecticut; Roll: T625_195; Page: 28A; Enumeration District: 470
      14 Pemburton Street, 5 Ward, Waterbury, New Haven, CT
      16 January 1920
    Occupation 11 Apr 1930  [5
    Laborer, Brass mill 
    Residence 11 Apr 1930  131 Baldwin Street, 5 Ward, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Michael Griffin
      in the 1930 United States Federal Census
      Name: Michael Griffin
      Birth Year: abt 1863
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birthplace: Ireland
      Marital status: Married
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Home in 1930: Waterbury , New Haven, Connecticut, USA
      Map of Home: View Map
      Street address: Baldwin Street
      Ward of City: 5th pt of
      House Number: 131
      Dwelling Number: 122
      Family Number: 309
      Home Owned or Rented: Rented
      Home Value: 30
      Radio Set: No
      Lives on Farm: No
      Age at first Marriage: 37
      Attended School: No
      Able to Read and Write: Yes
      Father's Birthplace: Ireland
      Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
      Language Spoken: English
      Immigration Year: 1892
      Naturalization: Naturalized
      Able to Speak English: Yes
      Occupation: Laborer
      Industry: Brass mill
      Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker
      Employment: Yes
      Michael Griffin 67 M 37 I I I 1892 Na Laborer, Brass mill
      Catherine Griffin 65 M 35 I I I 1896 Na
      Mary Griffin 17 CT Inspecting, Clock shop
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 0258; FHL microfilm: 2340015
      131 Baldwin Street, 5 Ward, Waterbury, New Haven, CT
      11 April 1930
    Residence 9 Apr 1940  184 Baldwin Street, 5 Ward, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Michael Griffin
      in the 1940 United States Federal Census
      Name: Michael Griffin
      Age: 67
      Estimated birth year: abt 1873
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birthplace: Eire
      Marital status: Married
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Home in 1940: Waterbury , New Haven, Connecticut
      Map of Home in 1940: View Map
      Street: Baldwin Street
      House Number: 184
      Inferred Residence in 1935: Waterbury , New Haven, Connecticut
      Residence in 1935: Same Place
      Citizenship: Naturalized
      Sheet Number: 7B
      Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 169
      Occupation: Laborer
      House Owned or Rented: Rented
      Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 16
      Attended School or College: No
      Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 7th grade
      Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 28
      Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work
      Weeks Worked in 1939: 48
      Income: 1000
      Income Other Sources: No
      Michael Griffin 67 I Same house Laborer, Brass factory
      Catherine Griffin 65 I Same house
      Year: 1940; Census Place: Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut; Roll: m-t0627-00521; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 5-254
      9 April 1940
      184 Baldwin Street, 5 Ward, Waterbury, New Haven, CT
    Aged 10 Oct 1943  67 years Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 35 YEARS  [10
    Scovill Manufacturing Company 
    Occupation 10 Oct 1943  [9
    Dye worker, Scovill Co 
    Residence 60 YEARS  Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence 10 Oct 1943  184 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Died 10 Oct 1943  184 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Cause: Carcinoma of sigmoid & urinary bladder 
    • Connecticut Vital Records
      D167:1796
      10 October 1943
      d 184 Baldwin Street, Waterbury
      Michael J Griffin m Catherine Griffin
      b Ireland 1876
      ae 67
      s Daniel Griffin m Margaret Sweeney
      Dye worker, Scovill Co
      Inf Mrs Catharine Griffin
      bur New St Joseph's Cemetery
      Carcinoman of sigmoid & urinary bladder
    • Waterbury American
      11 October 1943
      Page 12
      Michael J Griffin
      The funeral of Michael J Griffin, 184 Baldwin St, will be held tomorrow from the Mulville funeral home, 270 West Main St, at 9 am to the Immaculate Conception church at 9:45 am.
      Mr Griffin, who died Saturday night at his home, was born in Ireland and came to this city 60 years ago. He was employed by the Scovill Mfg Co for 35 years.
      Besides his wife, Mrs Catherine Griffin, he is survived by one son, David; 3 daughters, Mrs Joseph Eisenberger, Mrs John Meany, and Mrs Morton Shea, all of Waterbury; two brothers, John, Waterbury, and Patrick, Ireland, and 6 grandchildren.
      Burial will be in new St Joseph's cemetery. Friends may call at funeral home today from 2 to 10 pm.
    Buried New St Joseph's Cemetery, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    • Michael Griffin
      in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
      Name: Michael Griffin
      Birth Date: 15 Mar 1877
      Death Date: 10 Oct 1943
      Cemetery: Saint Joseph Cemetery (New)
      Burial or Cremation Place: Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut , United States of America
      Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/135172709
      Inscription
      Michael Griffin Born Mar 15 1877 Died Oct 10 1943
      Catherine Griffin Born Feb 25 1880
      Daniel Griffin Born June 3 1900 Died Nov 2 1930
    Person ID I11011  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2020 

    Father Daniel GRIFFIN,   b. Bef 1848 
    Mother Margaret SWEENEY,   b. Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5027  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine GRIFFIN,   b. 25 Feb 1880,   d. 5 Apr 1951, St Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 26 Oct 1899  Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Married [1899]  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Denis GRIFFIN,   b. May 1900, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1910  (Age ~ 9 years)
     2. Daniel J GRIFFIN,   b. 2 Jun 1900, Emerald Street, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1930, Watertown Road, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     3. David F GRIFFIN,   b. 4 Jul 1902,   d. 27 Dec 1974, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. Margaret GRIFFIN,   b. 3 Sep 1904, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1989, Wolcott, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Isabelle GRIFFIN,   b. [1909], CT Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Mary A GRIFFIN,   b. [1913], CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1960
    Family ID F3199  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Death Certificate: Michael J Griffin, parents: Daniel and Margaret Sweeney
      Obit: Michael J Griffin

  • Sources 
    1. [S144] Census, US Federal, 1900, Department of Commerce, (1900).

    2. [S3397] Marriage Record of Michael Griffin and Katie Griffin, City of Waterbury, Connecticut, (p 132 m 26 October 1899).

    3. [S60] Census, US Federal, 1910, Department of Commerce, (1910).

    4. [S62] Census, US Federal, 1920, Department of Commerce, (1920).

    5. [S197] Census, US Federal, 1930, Department of Commerce, (1930).

    6. [S647] Waterbury, CT Birth Register, City of Waterbury, CT.

    7. [S771] Index to New England Naturalizations and Petitions, National Archives.

    8. [S645] Waterbury, CT Marriage Register, City of Waterbury, CT.

    9. [S960] Death Certificate of Michael J Griffin, State of Connecticut Department of Health.

    10. [S964] Obituary of Michael J Griffin, The Waterbury American, (11 October 1943).