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Matthew SHEA

Matthew SHEA

Male 1839 - 1927  (~ 87 years)

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  • Name Matthew SHEA 
    Born November 1839  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Birth [1840]  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Birth [1848]  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Birth 1851  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Burial New St Joseph's Cemetery, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Destination Waterbury, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Informant Michael Shea, 102 Fairmont Street Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Member Holy Name Society, St Francis Xavier, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Member Communicant: St Francis Xavier Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Immigration OVER 25 YEARS AGO  [6
    Residence 1 Feb 1867  Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 2 Feb 1867  [8
    Farmer 
    Residence 2 Feb 1867  Ballynakilly [Upper?], Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • "Ballynakilla"
    Residence 25 Dec 1867  Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 24 Feb 1868  [10
    Farmer 
    Residence 24 Feb 1868  Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence 25 Mar 1870  Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 23 Dec 1871  Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 14 Jan 1872  [11
    Farmer 
    Residence 14 Jan 1872  Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Occupation 5 May 1874  [12
    Farmer 
    Residence 5 May 1874  Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Residence 9 Apr 1876  Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 11 May 1878  Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 16 May 1886  Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1 Dec 1888  Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Immigration 1890  [Alien] Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 4 May 1890  Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 19 Feb 1893  Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 29 May 1894  Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Immigration 1895  [1
    Occupation 1 Jan 1895  [13
    Farmer 
    Residence 1 Jan 1895  Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • "Ballinakilla"
    Residence 9 Mar 1895  Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • record title: Ireland, Civil Registration Indexes, 1845-1958
      name: Cornelius Shea
      registration district: Cahersiveen
      event type: DEATHS
      registration quarter and year: Jan - Mar 1895
      estimated birth year: 1810
      age (at death): 85
      volume number: 5
      page number: 29
      https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/deaths_returns/deaths_1895/05935/4685949.pdf
      459 1895 Ninth February Ballinakilla Cornelius Sheas Male Married 85 years Farmer Old age No medical attendant Matthew Shea [His mark] Cousin Present at death Ballinakilla Sixteenth March 1895 Maurice Breen Registrar
    Immigration 21 Jun 1895  Germanic: Queenstown to Ellis Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 21 Jun 1895  [2
    Laborer 
    Immigration 1898  [Alien] Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 14 Jun 1900  [1
    Day laborer 
    Residence 14 Jun 1900  97 South Street, 4 Ward, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 21 May 1902  97 South Street, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    • Passage record of Catherine Riordan, relative (21802)
    Occupation 20 Apr 1910  [3
    Laborer, City water department 
    Residence 20 Apr 1910  66 South Street, 4 Ward, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 7 Jan 1920  [4
    Retired 
    Residence 7 Jan 1920  100 Fairmont Street, 5 Ward, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 6 Mar 1927  102 Fairmont Street, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 6 Mar 1927  102 Fairmont Street, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Cause: Pneumonia 
    _FNRL 9 Mar 1927  St Francis Xavier, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried 9 Mar 1927  New St Joseph's Cemetery, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I17863  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2016 

    Father James SHEA,   b. Bef 1811 
    Mother Margaret RIORDAN,   b. Bef 1815 
    Married 1 Jan 1835  Glenbeigh Roman Catholic, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Diocese of KERRY , Parish of GLENBEIGH/GLENCAR R.C.
      Marriage of JAMES SHEA of NR and MARGARET REARDAN of BALLYNAKILLA on 1 January 1835 (Assumed)
      Husband Wife
      Name JAMES SHEA MARGARET REARDAN
      Address NR BALLYNAKILLA
      Witness 1 PATRICK REGAN
      Witness 2 DANIEL REARDAN
      Book Number Page Entry Number
      1 12 5
    Family ID F5098  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann GRIFFIN,   b. [1849],   d. 1 Jan 1895, Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1 Feb 1867  Glenbeigh Roman Catholic, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Diocese of KERRY , Parish of GLENBEIGH/GLENCAR R.C.
      Marriage of MATTHEW SHEA of BALLINAKILLA and ANN GRIFFIN of NR on 1 February 1867 (Assumed)
      Husband Wife
      Name MATTHEW SHEA ANN GRIFFIN
      Address BALLINAKILLA
      Priest REV. J. GRIFFIN
      Witness 1 JAMES SHEA
      Witness 2 JAMES GRIFFIN
      Book Number Page Entry Number
      B 30 4
    Married 2 Feb 1867  Glenbeigh Roman Catholic, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • By John Griffin RCC
    Married [1865]  [1
    Married 2 Feb 1867  Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    • Groom's Name: Mathew Oshea
      Bride's Name: Annie Griffin
      Marriage Date: 02 Feb 1867
      Marriage Place: 1873,Glenbeigh,Kerry,Ireland
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M70232-2
      System Origin: Ireland-ODM
      Source Film Number: 101574
      Collection: Ireland Marriages, 1619-1898
    Children 
     1. James M SHEA,   b. Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1949
     2. Mary SHEA,   b. Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Patrick A SHEA,   b. Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1929, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Bridget SHEA,   b. 5 May 1874, Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1920 to 1930?  (Age 45 years)
     5. Ellen SHEA,   b. Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1961, 152 Washington Street, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Margaret SHEA,   b. [1878], Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1927 and 1949
     7. John SHEA,   b. Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Michael Matthew SHEA,   b. 24 Aug 1886, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1963, St Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     9. Annie SHEA,   b. April 1885, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1971, Waterbury Convalescent Center, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years)
     10. Katherine M SHEA,   b. 14 May 1886, Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1975, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     11. Julia SHEA,   b. 24 Nov 1888,   d. Between 1927 and 1949  (Age 38 years)
     12. Mary SHEA,   b. 1 May 1890, Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1927 and 1949  (Age 36 years)
     13. Hannah SHEA,   b. 16 Feb 1893, Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1983, Waterbury Convalescent Center, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     14. Abbie C SHEA,   b. 29 May 1894, Ballynakilly, Glenbeigh, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1977, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Family ID F5095  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Marriage: Matthew O'Shea son of James O'Shea
      Census 1900: Shay. 12 Children 12 living

      Not the same Matthew Shea who lived in Hickory Street in the 1890s and appears in the directory
    • Campania: Queenstown to Ellis Island
      8 April 1900 - 14 April 1900
      John Shea, 23, Single, Laborer, Waterville, Dromod, Kerry, in Waterbury 1898, Sister: Nellie Shea, Waterbury
      Census 1910, ? April 1910
      22 Pemburton Street, 5 Ward, Waterbury, New Haven, CT
      SHEA
      John, 33, 4, Ireland, 1900, Nat, ?, ?
      Bridget, 22, 1, 1, I, 1901
      Cornelius, 1 2?/12, CT
    • Witness to: Patrick A SHEA #17879 Informant 21 Feb 1872 Matthew Shea, Father
    • Witness to: Bridget SHEA #17872 Informant 27 May 1874 Matthew Shea, Father

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

    2. [S52] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com).

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

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

    5. [S1037] Death Certificate of Matthew Shea, State of Connecticut Department of Health, (d 6 March 1927).

    6. [S1027] Obituary of Matthew Shea, Waterbury American, (Monday 7 March 1927, p 10).

    7. [S3167] Glenbeigh Roman Catholic Records, Glenbeigh Roman Catholic, (http://www.irishgenealogy.ie/).

    8. [S3346] Marriage Record of Matthew Shea and Annie Griffin, Civil Registration Ireland, (m 2 February 1867).

    9. [S805] Glenbeigh Roman Catholic Records, Glenbeigh Roman Catholic, (http://www.irishgenealogy.ie/).

    10. [S1043] Birth Record of James Shea, Civil Registration Ireland, (Reg 4 March 1868).

    11. [S1044] Birth Record of Patrick Shea, Civil Registration Ireland, (Reg 21 February 1872).

    12. [S1045] Birth Record of Bridget Shea, Civil Registration Ireland, (Reg 27 May 1874).

    13. [S3358] Death Record of Anne Shea, Civil Registration Ireland, (d 1 January 1895 red 7 March 1895).

    14. [S3610] Death Record of Cornelius Shea, Civil Registration Ireland, (d 6 February 1895 reg 7 March 1895).

    15. [S1349] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com).

    16. [S3336] Ireland Marriages 1619-1898, Familsearch.org, (familysearch.org).