Willis J. Bergin1,2,3,4

M, b. 25 August 1907, d. 16 November 1978
FatherJohn Joseph Bergin1,2,3 b. Dec 1884
MotherElsie Louise Lockwood1,2,3 b. 23 Feb 1882, d. 27 Sep 1924
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Taryn Lynn Phelan
ChartsDaniel Bergin Descendancy Chart
           Willis J. Bergin was born on 25 August 1907 at Connecticut..5,6,7,8,9
     Willis J. Bergin appears as Willis Bergin, age 2, in the census of 16 April 1910 at Ward Street, rear, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of John Joseph Bergin as his son.3
     Willis J. Bergin appears as Willis Bergin, age12, in the census of 2 January 1920 at 267 Hill Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of John Joseph Bergin as his son.2
     Willis J. Bergin, age 22, appears as Willis J. Bergen in the census of 23 April 1930 in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut.10 He resided at 1 Fleet Street with his maternal uncle and grandmother, Benjamin and Rachel Lockwood. In relation to the head of the household, it showed that he was an adopted nephew.10
     Willis J. Bergin married Florence Bull . They had no children.11
     Willis J. Bergin resided at Southampton, Long Island, New York.1
     Willis J. Bergin, age 31, appears as head of household in the census of 8 April 1940 in 257 Town Point, Southampton, New York, with Florence Bull. Florence's father was also enumerated on the census as living with the couple.12
     Willis J. Bergin married. They had no children.1 He resided in Suffolk County, New York, with his wife.13 He began military service on 12 April 1943 at New York, New York. This document showed that he enlisted as a private. He had one year of high school and his civil occupation dealt with managers and officials. He weighed 119 lbs and measured 84" high (this doesn't sound accurate..that would be 7 ' tall). He was married.14
     Willis a Private First Class in the US Army.15
     Willis J. Bergin died on 16 November 1978 at Southampton, New York, at age 71.16,17 He was buried at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, New York.18

Family

Florence Bull b. 11 Aug 1909, d. 12 Dec 1981

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1910Ward Street, rear, Waterbury, ConnecticutWillis J. Bergin appears as Willis Bergin, age 2, in the census of 16 April 1910 at Ward Street, rear, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of John Joseph Bergin as his son.3
1920267 Hill Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutWillis J. Bergin appears as Willis Bergin, age12, in the census of 2 January 1920 at 267 Hill Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of John Joseph Bergin as his son.2
1930Bridgeport, Fairfield, ConnecticutWillis J. Bergin, age 22, appears as Willis J. Bergen in the census of 23 April 1930 in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut.10
1940257 Town Point, Southampton, New YorkWillis J. Bergin, age 31, appears as head of household in the census of 8 April 1940 in 257 Town Point, Southampton, New York, with Florence Bull. Florence's father was also enumerated on the census as living with the couple.12

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
23 April 19301 Fleet Street, Bridgeport, ConnecticutWillis J. Bergin resided at 1 Fleet Street with his maternal uncle and grandmother, Benjamin and Rachel Lockwood. In relation to the head of the household, it showed that he was an adopted nephew.10
Southampton, Long Island, New YorkWillis J. Bergin resided at Southampton, Long Island, New York.1
April 1943Suffolk County, New YorkHe resided in Suffolk County, New York, with his wife.13

Citations

  1. [S96] Letter, Ada Fehrs to Taryn L. Phelan, 1999.
  2. [S285] John Bergin household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 446, sheet 1A, dwelling 3, family 6.
  3. [S284] John Bergin, 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 467, sheet 4A, dwelling 24, family 59.
  4. [S1280] Find-A-Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Willis J. Bergin.
  5. [S284] John Bergin, 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 467, sheet 4A, dwelling 24, family 59, shows age 2.
  6. [S285] John Bergin household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 446, sheet 1A, dwelling 3, family 6, shows age 12, but assuming he turns 13 after Jan 2, 1920.
  7. [S751] Benjamin Lockwood household, 1930 United States Federal Census, Fairfield, Connecticut, population schedule, Bridgeport, ED 50, sheet 22B, dwelling 418, family 441, shows age 22 and birthplace as Connecticut.
  8. [S159] Willis Bergin, 094-01-9820, Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014,, shows birthdate of 25 August 1907.
  9. [S1280] Find-A-Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Willis J. Bergin; Birth:Aug 25, 1907.
  10. [S751] Benjamin Lockwood household, 1930 United States Federal Census, Fairfield, Connecticut, population schedule, Bridgeport, ED 50, sheet 22B, dwelling 418, family 441.
  11. [S1278] Willis J. Bergin household, 1940 United States Federal Census, Suffolk, New York, population schedule, Southampton, ED 52-177, sheet 6B, number of household 257,shows that her father, Thomas Bull, is living with Willis and Florence.
  12. [S1278] Willis J. Bergin household, 1940 United States Federal Census, Suffolk, New York, population schedule, Southampton, ED 52-177, sheet 6B, number of household 257.
  13. [S440] "WWII Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946", Willis J. Bergin; shows his residence as Suffolk County, New York and that he was married.
  14. [S440] "WWII Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946", Willis J. Bergin.
  15. [S1280] Find-A-Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Willis J. Bergin; shows "PFC US Army."
  16. [S1280] Find-A-Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Willis J. Bergin; Death: Nov 16, 1978.
  17. [S159] Willis Bergin, 094-01-9820, Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014,.
  18. [S1280] Find-A-Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Willis J. Bergin; Calverton National Cemetery.