Martin J. Dwyer1,2,3

M, b. circa 1842, d. 22 November 1912
FatherDaniel Dwyer4
MotherMary Carroll5
Relationship2nd great-granduncle of Taryn Lynn Phelan
           Martin J. Dwyer was born circa 1842 at Ireland..6 He was also known to have been born circa 1849 at Ireland.7 He was also known to have been born in May 1853 at Ireland.2 Hepossibly immigrated on 29 May 1862 to Port of New York, New York, aboard the ship The Kangaroo. The ship's log shows that he was age 18 and was a labourer.
     Martin J. Dwyer married Elizabeth Claffey circa 1866.1,8
     Martin J. Dwyer, age 28, appears as Martin DeWeir, as head of household in the census of 1 June 1870 in Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, with Elizabeth Claffey, James Dwyer, John Dwyer and Daniel Dwyer.1
     Martin J. Dwyer, age 38, appears as Martin Weir, head of household in the census of 5 June 1880 in Waterbury, Connecticut, with Elizabeth Claffey, James Dwyer, Daniel Dwyer, Mary E. Dwyer, Margaret J. Dwyer, Anna Josephine Dwyer, Martin J. Dwyer Jr. and Edward Dwyer.9
     Martin J. Dwyer, age 47, appears as head of household in the census of 2 June 1900 in 33 Lafayette Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with Elizabeth Claffey, Martin J. Dwyer Jr., Edward Dwyer, John J. Dwyer and William Henry Dwyer; The census shows that Elizabeth had 11 children, 6 of whom were alive in 1900.2 Martin J. Dwyer resided in 1910 at 3 Market Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his wife and children.10
     Martin J. Dwyer, age 54, appears as head of household in the census of 26 April 1910 in 3 Market Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with Elizabeth Claffey and Martin J. Dwyer Jr.11 Martin J. Dwyer resided in 1912 at 3 Market Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.12
     Martin J. died on 22 November 1912 at 3 Market Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, from Phthisis Pulmonalis (Pulmonary tuberculosis) with the secondary cause being cardiac asthenia. Thomas E. Parker, M.D..13
     Martin J. Dwyer was buried on 25 November 1912 at New St. Joseph's Cemetery, Waterbury, Connecticut.14,15

Family

Elizabeth Claffey b. c 1852, d. 26 Mar 1914
Children

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1870Rock Island, Rock Island County, IllinoisMartin J. Dwyer, age 28, appears as Martin DeWeir, as head of household in the census of 1 June 1870 in Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, with Elizabeth Claffey, James Dwyer, John Dwyer and Daniel Dwyer.1
1880Waterbury, ConnecticutMartin J. Dwyer, age 38, appears as Martin Weir, head of household in the census of 5 June 1880 in Waterbury, Connecticut, with Elizabeth Claffey, James Dwyer, Daniel Dwyer, Mary E. Dwyer, Margaret J. Dwyer, Anna Josephine Dwyer, Martin J. Dwyer Jr. and Edward Dwyer.9
190033 Lafayette Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutMartin J. Dwyer, age 47, appears as head of household in the census of 2 June 1900 in 33 Lafayette Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with Elizabeth Claffey, Martin J. Dwyer Jr., Edward Dwyer, John J. Dwyer and William Henry Dwyer; The census shows that Elizabeth had 11 children, 6 of whom were alive in 1900.2
19103 Market Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutMartin J. Dwyer, age 54, appears as head of household in the census of 26 April 1910 in 3 Market Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with Elizabeth Claffey and Martin J. Dwyer Jr.11

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
19103 Market Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutMartin J. Dwyer resided in 1910 at 3 Market Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his wife and children.10
19123 Market Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe resided in 1912 at 3 Market Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.12

Citations

  1. [S1207] Martin Dwyer household, 1870 United States Federal Census, Rock Island, Illinois, population schedule, Rock Island, Page 285.
  2. [S283] Martin Dwyer household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 434, sheet 2, dwelling 19, family 39.
  3. [S1225] Martin Dwyer, Martin Dwyer's Death Registration, Deaths in Waterbury: January 1911-December 1914.
  4. [S1225] Martin Dwyer, Martin Dwyer's Death Registration, Deaths in Waterbury: January 1911-December 1914; shows Martin's father as Daniel Dwyer, born in Ireland.
  5. [S1225] Martin Dwyer, Martin Dwyer's Death Registration, Deaths in Waterbury: January 1911-December 1914, Volume 7; shows Martin's mother as Mary Carroll, born in Ireland.
  6. [S1207] Martin Dwyer household, 1870 United States Federal Census, Rock Island, Illinois, population schedule, Rock Island, Page 285.
  7. [S1225] Martin Dwyer, Martin Dwyer's Death Registration, Deaths in Waterbury: January 1911-December 1914; shows Martin's birthdate as 1849 (age 63) in Ireland.
  8. [S1485] Elizabeth Dwyer, Elizabeth Dwyer's Death Registration, shows Elizabeth Dwyer, widow Martin.
  9. [S129] Martin Dwyer household, 1880 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 39, page 123B, dwelling 138, family 137.
  10. [S164] Connecticut City Directories, Waterbury, 1910: Section D, Page 118.
  11. [S284] Martin Dwyer, 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 484, sheet 24, dwelling 205, family 485.
  12. [S164] Connecticut City Directories, Waterbury, 1912: Martin J. Dwyer; Section D, Page 128.
  13. [S1225] Martin Dwyer, Martin Dwyer's Death Registration, Deaths in Waterbury: January 1911-December 1914, Volume 7, Page 115.
  14. [S1225] Martin Dwyer, Martin Dwyer's Death Registration, Deaths in Waterbury: January 1911-December 1914; shows burial as New St. Joe's.
  15. [S1226] The Waterbury Republican, November 23, 1912, Page 2, show date of funeral and place of burial.
  16. [S1207] Martin Dwyer household, 1870 United States Federal Census, Rock Island, Illinois, population schedule, Rock Island, Page 285.
  17. [S129] Martin Dwyer household, 1880 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 39, page 123B, dwelling 138, family 137, shows the son of Martin Weir as James Weir.
  18. [S1207] Martin Dwyer household, 1870 United States Federal Census, Rock Island, Illinois, population schedule, Rock Island, Page 285.
  19. [S1207] Martin Dwyer household, 1870 United States Federal Census, Rock Island, Illinois, population schedule, Rock Island, Page 285.
  20. [S129] Martin Dwyer household, 1880 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 39, page 123B, dwelling 138, family 137, shows the son of Martin Weir as Daniel Weir.
  21. [S1606] Daniel Dwyer, Daniel Dwyer's Death Registration, shows father as Martin Dwyer.
  22. [S129] Martin Dwyer household, 1880 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 39, page 123B, dwelling 138, family 137, shows the daughter of Martin Weir as Mary E. Weir.
  23. [S129] Martin Dwyer household, 1880 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 39, page 123B, dwelling 138, family 137, shows the daughter of Martin Weir as Maggie J. Weir.
  24. [S129] Martin Dwyer household, 1880 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 39, page 123B, dwelling 138, family 137, shows the daughter of Martin Weir as Anna J. Weir.
  25. [S129] Martin Dwyer household, 1880 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 39, page 123B, dwelling 138, family 137, shows the son of Martin Weir as Martin Weir.
  26. [S283] Martin Dwyer household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 434, sheet 2, dwelling 19, family 39, shows son of Martin Dwyer as Martin Dwyer.
  27. [S1212] The Waterbury Republican, October 7, 1965, Page 4, shows that he was the son of Martin Dwyer.
  28. [S129] Martin Dwyer household, 1880 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 39, page 123B, dwelling 138, family 137, shows the son of Martin Weir as Edward Weir.
  29. [S283] Martin Dwyer household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 434, sheet 2, dwelling 19, family 39, shows son of Martin Dwyer as Edward Dwyer.
  30. [S1483] Edward Dwyer, Edward Dwyer's Death Registration, shows his father as Martin Dwyer.
  31. [S283] Martin Dwyer household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 434, sheet 2, dwelling 19, family 39, shows son of Martin Dwyer as John Dwyer.
  32. [S1583] Certificate, John J. Dwyer and Elizabeth A. Dillane marriage of 27 September 1906, shows father as Michael J. Dwyer (I think this is an error since his mother is correct).
  33. [S283] Martin Dwyer household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 434, sheet 2, dwelling 19, family 39, shows son of Martin Dwyer as William Dwyer.
  34. [S1357] Certificate, William Henry Dwyer and Elizabeth Anna Cunningham marriage of 24 October 1906, shows father of the groom as Martin Dwyer.
  35. [S1484] William Dwyer, William Dwyer's Death Registration, shows his father as Martin Dwyer.
  36. [S1565] George Dwyer, George Dwyer's Death Registration, shows his father as Martin Dwyer.