Martin J. Dwyer Jr.1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. 15 December 1876, d. 6 October 1965
FatherMartin J. Dwyer7,8,9 b. c 1842, d. 22 Nov 1912
MotherElizabeth Claffey10,11,12 b. c 1852, d. 26 Mar 1914
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of Taryn Lynn Phelan
           Martin J. Dwyer Jr. was born on 15 December 1876 at Hartford, Connecticut..13,14 He was also known to have been born in December 1878 at Connecticut.15,16,17
     Martin J. Dwyer Jr. appears as Martin Weir, age 2, in the census of 5 June 1880 at Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Martin J. Dwyer as his son, along with Elizabeth Claffey, James Dwyer, Daniel Dwyer, Mary E. Dwyer, Margaret J. Dwyer, Anna Josephine Dwyer and Edward Dwyer.1
     Martin J. Dwyer Jr. appears as Martin Dwyer, age 20, in the census of 2 June 1900 at 33 Lafayette Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Martin J. Dwyer as his son, along with Elizabeth Claffey, 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 Jr. resided in 1910 at 3 Market Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his parents.18
     Martin J. Dwyer Jr. appears as Martin Dwyer, age 28, in the census of 26 April 1910 at 3 Market Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Martin J. Dwyer as his son, along with Elizabeth Claffey, his mother.19
     Martin J. Dwyer Jr. resided in 1912 at 3 Market Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.3
     With no end in sight for World War I, the United States instituted its third and final registration. It included all men who were between the ages of 18 and 21, and 31 to 45 years of age. This added younger men than the previous registration, those who were born between September 12, 1897 and September 12, 1900; and added an older group of men, born between September 12, 1873 and September 12, 1888. Martin J. Dwyer Jr. filled out a draft card on 12 September 1918 at Waterbury, Connecticut. His draft card shows that he was tall, slender build, brown eyes, and gray hair. It also showed that his nearest relative was his brother, John Dwyer, on Baldwin Street.4
     Martin J. Dwyer Jr. resided on 12 September 1918 at 9 Middle Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.20
     Martin J. Dwyer Jr. appears as Martin Dwyer, age 42, in the census of 5 January 1920 at 9 Althea Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Lewis William Carrington as his brother-in-law, along with Anna Josephine Dwyer, Anna J. Carrington, Henry W. Carrington, Lewis David Carrington, Ruth Agnes Carrington, George Carrington, Edward J. Carrington, John Francis Carrington, William B. Carrington, Raymond G. Carrington, Francis Xavier Carrington and Doris Regina Carrington.5
     Martin J. Dwyer Jr., age 56, appears in the census of 13 April 1930 at 233 Bank Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, as a roomer in a boarding house..21
     Martin J. Dwyer Jr. resided in 1965 at 5 Kenyon Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.22
     Martin J. Dwyer Jr. died on 6 October 1965 at St. Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, Connecticut, at age 88.6,23 He was buried on 8 October 1965 at Old St. Joseph's Cemetery, Waterbury, Connecticut.6

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1880Waterbury, ConnecticutMartin J. Dwyer Jr. appears as Martin Weir, age 2, in the census of 5 June 1880 at Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Martin J. Dwyer as his son, along with Elizabeth Claffey, James Dwyer, Daniel Dwyer, Mary E. Dwyer, Margaret J. Dwyer, Anna Josephine Dwyer and Edward Dwyer.1
190033 Lafayette Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutMartin J. Dwyer Jr. appears as Martin Dwyer, age 20, in the census of 2 June 1900 at 33 Lafayette Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Martin J. Dwyer as his son, along with Elizabeth Claffey, 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 Jr. appears as Martin Dwyer, age 28, in the census of 26 April 1910 at 3 Market Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Martin J. Dwyer as his son, along with Elizabeth Claffey, his mother.19
19209 Althea Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutMartin J. Dwyer Jr. appears as Martin Dwyer, age 42, in the census of 5 January 1920 at 9 Althea Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Lewis William Carrington as his brother-in-law, along with Anna Josephine Dwyer, Anna J. Carrington, Henry W. Carrington, Lewis David Carrington, Ruth Agnes Carrington, George Carrington, Edward J. Carrington, John Francis Carrington, William B. Carrington, Raymond G. Carrington, Francis Xavier Carrington and Doris Regina Carrington.5
1930233 Bank Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutMartin J. Dwyer Jr., age 56, appears in the census of 13 April 1930 at 233 Bank Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, as a roomer in a boarding house..21

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
19103 Market Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutMartin J. Dwyer Jr. resided in 1910 at 3 Market Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his parents.18
19123 Market Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutMartin J. Dwyer Jr. resided in 1912 at 3 Market Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.3
12 September 19189 Middle Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutMartin J. Dwyer Jr. resided on 12 September 1918 at 9 Middle Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.20
19655 Kenyon Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutMartin J. Dwyer Jr. resided in 1965 at 5 Kenyon Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.22

Citations

  1. [S129] Martin Dwyer household, 1880 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 39, page 123B, dwelling 138, family 137.
  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. [S164] Connecticut City Directories, Waterbury, 1912: Martin J. Dwyer; Section D, Page 128.
  4. [S161] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", Martin Dwyer, September 12, 1918.
  5. [S285] Louis Carrington household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 467, sheet 3, dwelling 44, family 53.
  6. [S1212] The Waterbury Republican, October 7, 1965, Page 4.
  7. [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.
  8. [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.
  9. [S1212] The Waterbury Republican, October 7, 1965, Page 4, shows that he was the son of Martin Dwyer.
  10. [S129] Martin Dwyer household, 1880 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 39, page 123B, dwelling 138, family 137, shows mother as Elisabeth Weir.
  11. [S283] Martin Dwyer household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 434, sheet 2, dwelling 19, family 39, shows mother of Martin Dwyer as Eliza Dwyer.
  12. [S1212] The Waterbury Republican, October 7, 1965, Page 4, shows that he was the son of Elizabeth (Claffey) Dwyer.
  13. [S161] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", Martin Dwyer; shows his birthdate as 15 December 1876.
  14. [S1212] The Waterbury Republican, October 7, 1965, Page 4, shows that he was born in Hartford.
  15. [S129] Martin Dwyer household, 1880 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 39, page 123B, dwelling 138, family 137, shows age 2 and birthplace as Connecticut.
  16. [S283] Martin Dwyer household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 434, sheet 2, dwelling 19, family 39, shows birthdate as Dec 1879 and birthplace as Connecticut.
  17. [S285] Louis Carrington household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 467, sheet 3, dwelling 44, family 53, shows age 42 and birthplace as Connecticut.
  18. [S164] Connecticut City Directories, Waterbury, 1910: Section D, Page 118.
  19. [S284] Martin Dwyer, 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 484, sheet 24, dwelling 205, family 485.
  20. [S161] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", Martin Dwyer; shows address as 9 Middle Street, Waterbury, N. H., Conn.
  21. [S286] Martin Dwyer household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 247, sheet 2A.
  22. [S1212] The Waterbury Republican, October 7, 1965, Page 4, shows Martin F. Dwyer, formerly of 5 Kenyon St.
  23. [S159] Martin Dwyer, 040-16-5236, Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014,.