John Joseph Healey1,2,3,4

M, b. 9 December 1900, d. 17 February 1977
John "Jack" Joseph Healey
FatherAndrew John Healy5,6,7,8,9,10,11 b. 16 Aug 1870, d. 28 Dec 1939
MotherMary Drohan5,6,7,8,10,11 b. 11 Sep 1875, d. 29 Mar 1963
RelationshipGrandfather of Taryn Lynn Phelan
ChartsJohn Healy Descendancy Indented Chart
Nicholas and Elizabeth Fleming Mahony Descendancy Chart
Thomas Rigg Descendancy Chart
John Smith Descendancy Chart
           John Joseph Healey was born on 9 December 1900 at Grallagh Grange, Ardmore, County Waterford, Ireland..5,12,13,14,15,16,17,18
     John Joseph Healey appears as John Healy, age 4 months, in the census of April 1901 at Upper Grallagh, Ardmore, County Waterford, Ireland,in the household of Andrew John Healy as his son.19 John Joseph Healey immigrated on 3 October 1906 to the port of New York, New York, sailing on the Caronia from Queenstown, Ireland on the 26th of April with his mother, his siblings: Margaret, Mary, Andrew, and Kathleen, and his grandmother, Margaret Healey.20,21
     John Joseph Healey appears as John Healey, age 9, in the census of 9 April 1910 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of Andrew John Healy as his son.6 John Joseph Healey resided in April 1910 at 118 South Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his parents and siblings: Margaret, Mary, Andrew, Kathleen, and infant Annie. His grandmother, Margaret Healey, was also living with them.6 He resided in 1912 at 98 South Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his parents and siblings:
Margaret, Mary, Andrew, and Kathleen.22
     John Joseph Healey filled out a military census form 28 February 1917 Waterbury, Connecticut. The Connecticut “Military Census” was taken in 1917–1918 at the direction of the General Assembly with an eye to assessing manpower available for war and other resources in the state. The census included surveys on agriculture, factories, and even automobiles, but the forms included here are questionnaires filled out by men ages 16 and over. The census was much more than a simple name count, and these questionnaires asked for details in a number of areas: name, post office address, trade or profession, agemarital status, number of dependents, citizenship,military service, and physical disability.They also asked men to report on various skills, including whether they could ride a horse or drive a team, ride a motorcycle, operate a wireless, handle a steam engine or a boat, or swim well. This form showed that John was 16 years old, measured at 5'2'' tall, and weighed 95 lbs. His occupation was described as a messenger. He did not know how to ride or handle a team of horses. He could not drive an automobile or motorcycle, understand telegraphy or operate electrical machinery among other things. He was also not a good swimmer.23 He resided in February 1917 at 98 South Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his parents and siblings:
Margaret, Mary, Andrew, and Kathleen.24
     John Joseph Healey appears as John Healey, age 19, in the census of 5 January 1920 at 80 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Andrew John Healy as his son.7 John Joseph Healey resided in 1920 at 80 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.7 He resided in 1927 at 80 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his parents and siblings.25,8 He married Bernice Ruth Mahony, daughter of Percy Mahony and Beatrice Aida Smith, on 8 November 1927 at St. Francis Church, Waterbury, Connecticut. They were married in the rectory of Saint Francis Xavier Church. As was the custom, only the bridesmaid and the best man were present. Margaret Healey (sister of groom) was the bridesmaid and Edward Healey (cousin to the groom) was the best man. Bernice's mother made chicken fricassee. Her grandfather, Joshua Mahony, came to the reception.26,27,28,29,30,10,31
     John Joseph Healey, age 29, appears as John J. Healy, head of household in the census of 16 April 1930 in Waterbury, Connecticut, with Bernice Ruth Mahony.1 John Joseph Healey and Bernice Ruth Mahony resided on 16 April 1930 at 4 Simons Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut, with their infant daughter, Maureen.1 John Joseph Healey and Bernice Ruth Mahony resided in August 1930 at 4 Simons Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut.32
     John, age 39, appears as head of household in the census of 8 April 1940 in 78 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with Bernice Ruth Mahony and John Andrew Healey.2 John Joseph Healey and Bernice Ruth Mahony resided in 1952 at 100 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.33 (an unknown value.)11
John Joseph Healey and Bernice Ruth Mahony resided in 1977 at 102 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.10
     John Joseph Healey died on 17 February 1977 at Palms of Pasadena Hospital, South Pasadena, Florida, at age 76 from a temporal aneurysm.11,34,10,35 He was buried in February 1977 at Pine Grove Cemetery, Waterbury, Connecticut, He is buried next to his wife and their daughter, Mary Clare lies behind them.36,37

Family

Bernice Ruth Mahony b. 24 Jan 1907, d. 16 Mar 1997
Children

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1901Upper Grallagh, Ardmore, County Waterford, IrelandJohn Joseph Healey appears as John Healy, age 4 months, in the census of April 1901 at Upper Grallagh, Ardmore, County Waterford, Ireland,in the household of Andrew John Healy as his son.19
1910Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutJohn Joseph Healey appears as John Healey, age 9, in the census of 9 April 1910 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of Andrew John Healy as his son.6
192080 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Joseph Healey appears as John Healey, age 19, in the census of 5 January 1920 at 80 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Andrew John Healy as his son.7
1930Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Joseph Healey, age 29, appears as John J. Healy, head of household in the census of 16 April 1930 in Waterbury, Connecticut, with Bernice Ruth Mahony.1
194078 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn, age 39, appears as head of household in the census of 8 April 1940 in 78 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with Bernice Ruth Mahony and John Andrew Healey.2

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
April 1910118 South Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Joseph Healey resided in April 1910 at 118 South Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his parents and siblings: Margaret, Mary, Andrew, Kathleen, and infant Annie. His grandmother, Margaret Healey, was also living with them.6
191298 South Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe resided in 1912 at 98 South Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his parents and siblings:
Margaret, Mary, Andrew, and Kathleen.22
February 191798 South Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe resided in February 1917 at 98 South Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his parents and siblings:
Margaret, Mary, Andrew, and Kathleen.24
192080 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe resided in 1920 at 80 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.7
192780 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe resided in 1927 at 80 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his parents and siblings.25,8
16 April 19304 Simons Avenue, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe and Bernice Ruth Mahony resided on 16 April 1930 at 4 Simons Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut, with their infant daughter, Maureen.1
August 19304 Simons Avenue, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Joseph Healey and Bernice Ruth Mahony resided in August 1930 at 4 Simons Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut.32
1952100 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Joseph Healey and Bernice Ruth Mahony resided in 1952 at 100 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.33
1977102 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut John Joseph Healey and Bernice Ruth Mahony resided in 1977 at 102 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.10

Citations

  1. [S286] John J. Healey household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-255, sheet 121, dwelling 57, family 78.
  2. [S1281] John J. Healy household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-24, sheet 4B, number of household , 78.
  3. [S109] Personal knowledge.
  4. [S164] Connecticut City Directories, Waterbury, 1927; Healey, John J.; Section H, Page 318.
  5. [S173] John J. Healey entry, Birth Certificate Entry Number 373 (28 December 1900).
  6. [S284] Andrew Healey, 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 484, sheet 8A, dwelling 48, family 130.
  7. [S285] Andrew J. Healey Household household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 469|2A, sheet 20, dwelling 26.
  8. [S367] John and Bernice Healey's Marriage Certificate.
  9. [S397] Waterbury Republican.
  10. [S271] John J. Healey's Death Certificate, 22 February 1977.
  11. [S172] Interview, Kathleen Healey, 1994.
  12. [S386] John J. Healy entry, Birth and Baptism Certificate (2 July, 1952).
  13. [S534] Mary Drohan, and her 5 grandchildren: John, Margaret, Mary, Andrew, and Kathleen Margaret Healey and her daughter-in-law, Caronia Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 3 October 1906; Microfilm serial: T715, shows John Healy, age 6, Microfilm Roll: T715_776as viewed on Ancestry.com.
  14. [S284] Andrew Healey, 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 484, sheet 8A, dwelling 48, family 130, shows age 9 and birthplace as Ireland.
  15. [S285] Andrew J. Healey Household household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 469|2A, sheet 20, dwelling 26, family shows age 19 and birthplace as Ireland.
  16. [S286] John J. Healey household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-255, sheet 121, dwelling 57, family 78, shows age 29 and birthplace as Irish Free State.
  17. [S1281] John J. Healy household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-24, sheet 4B, number of household , 78, shows age 39 and birthplace as Eire.
  18. [S271] John J. Healey's Death Certificate, 22 February 1977, shows Ireland as birthplace.
  19. [S771] 1901 Census of Ireland, Waterford County, Town of Upper Grallagh, Ireland.
  20. [S534] Mary Drohan, and her 5 grandchildren: John, Margaret, Mary, Andrew, and Kathleen Margaret Healey and her daughter-in-law, Caronia Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 3 October 1906; Microfilm serial: T715, Microfilm Roll: T715_776as viewed on Ancestry.com.
  21. [S284] Andrew Healey, 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 484, sheet 8A, dwelling 48, family 130, shows 1906.
  22. [S665] Mary Healey and daughters Margaret and Kathleen, S.S. Laconia Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 4 November 1912; Microfilm serial: M715, shows Mary Healey's address in the US, Microfilm Roll: M715_1968as viewed on Ancestry.com.
  23. [S1380] "Connecticut Military Census of 1917", John Joseph Healey.
  24. [S1380] "Connecticut Military Census of 1917", John Joseph Healey-shows his post office address as 98 South Street, Waterbury, Conn.
  25. [S164] Connecticut City Directories, Waterbury, 1927; Healey, John J.; Section H, Page 318; shows his residence.
  26. [S429] Wedding Invitation, Beatrice Aida Mahony, 8 November, 1927.
  27. [S367] John and Bernice Healey's Marriage Certificate: 8 November 1927.
  28. [S395] Certificate, John Healey and Bernice Mahoney marriage of 8 November 1927.
  29. [S1449] Baptisms and Marriages, St. Francis Xavier Church, Waterbury, Connecticut: entry for John Healey and Bernice Mahoney, 8 November 1927. Saint Francis Xavier Church, 625 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.
  30. [S1281] John J. Healy household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-24, sheet 4B, number of household , 78, shows wife as Bernice Healy.
  31. [S195] The Waterbury Republican-American, 18 March, 1997.
  32. [S253] Unknown volume, Jacklyn Healey's Birth Certificate: shows the residence of the father as 4 Simons Avenue, State of Connecticut Bureau of Vital Statistics.
  33. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, John J. (Bernice R) Healey, 1952; Section H, Page 404.
  34. [S371] Death Dates of Relatives Who Died in 1977 written by Bernice Ruth Healey, 1977.
  35. [S1005] John J. Healey, Feb. 17, 1977 Tombstone, Pine Grove Cemetery, 850 Meriden Road, Waterbury, Connecticut.
  36. [S271] John J. Healey's Death Certificate, 22 February 1977, shows burial site as Pine Grove Cemetery.
  37. [S1005] John J. Healey Tombstone, Pine Grove Cemetery, 850 Meriden Road, Waterbury, Connecticut.
  38. [S1201] John Healey's Certificate of Baptism: shows father as John Healey, 13 August 1939, Saint Francis Xavier Church.
  39. [S1281] John J. Healy household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-24, sheet 4B, number of household , 78, shows father as John J. Healy.
  40. [S924] Who's Who In The East, Biography of John A. Healey, shows "son of John Joseph Healey."
  41. [S1011] The Waterbury Republican-American, 29 July 2009, Page 4B, shows that he was the son of the late John Healey.
  42. [S1202] Mary Clare Healey's Certificate of Baptism: shows her father as John Healey, 15 January 1942, Saint Francis Xavier Church.
  43. [S1007] Mary Clare Healey's Death Certificate, 31 August 2004, shows her father as John Healey.
  44. [S1008] The Waterbury Republican-American, 31 August 2004, shows her as the daughter of the late John Healey.