Elizabeth Anna Cunningham1,2,3

F, b. circa 1880, d. 1948
FatherHugh Cunningham4
MotherAnna Hyde5
           Elizabeth Anna Cunningham was born circa 1880 at Lanaconing, Maryland..6,7
     Elizabeth Anna Cunningham resided in October 1906 at 16 Washington Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.8
     Elizabeth Anna Cunningham married William Henry Dwyer, son of Martin J. Dwyer and Elizabeth Claffey, on 24 October 1906 at Waterbury, Connecticut. They were joined in marriage by Jno Fleming, Assistant Priest.9,10,11,12
     Elizabeth Anna Cunningham appears as Elizabeth Dwyer, age 30, in the census of 15 April 1910 at 14 Washington Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, along with William Henry Dwyer, her husband, in the household of Sarah Cunningham as her sister, along with Anna Elizabeth Dwyer. Sarah's other siblings were also living at this address. They were Mary, John, Hugh, and Margaret (all single.)13
     William Henry died on 28 November 1913 at Waterbury, Connecticut, at age 29 from pulmonary tuberculosis lasting 365 days with a secondary cause of cardiac asthenia. Thomas E. Parker, M.D.
Arthur J. Lunny, Undertaker leaving Elizabeth Anna a widow.14,15
     Elizabeth Anna Cunningham resided in 1918 at 180 South Elm Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.16
     Elizabeth Anna Cunningham, age 39, appears as head of household in the census of 8 January 1920 in South Main Street in the Notre Dame Convent, Waterbury, Connecticut, with Anna Elizabeth Dwyer and William Dwyer, her children.17
     Elizabeth Anna Cunningham, age 50, appears as head of household in the census of 15 April 1930 in 180 South Elm Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with Anna Elizabeth Dwyer and William Dwyer, her children. Elizabeth's sister, age 45 and single, Mary Cunningham, was also enumerated with this family.18
     Elizabeth Anna Cunningham resided in 1931 at 180 South Elm Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.19
     The Waterbury Directory (1936) shows that an Elizabeth L. Dwyer, widow of William H. Dwyer, removed to NY in 1936.20
     Elizabeth Anna Cunningham, age 60, appears as head of household in the census of 1940 in 2201 Powell, New York City, New York, with Anna Elizabeth Dwyer and William Dwyer, her children.3
     Elizabeth Anna Cunningham died in 1948.21 She was buried in 1948 at New St. Joseph Cemetery, Waterbury, Connecticut. She is in the same plot as her husband, William Dwyer, her daughter Anna Dwyer, and possibly her Cunningham siblings.21

Family

William Henry Dwyer b. 14 Aug 1884, d. 28 Nov 1913
Children

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
191014 Washington Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutElizabeth Anna Cunningham appears as Elizabeth Dwyer, age 30, in the census of 15 April 1910 at 14 Washington Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, along with William Henry Dwyer, her husband, in the household of Sarah Cunningham as her sister, along with Anna Elizabeth Dwyer. Sarah's other siblings were also living at this address. They were Mary, John, Hugh, and Margaret (all single.)13
1920South Main Street in the Notre Dame Convent, Waterbury, ConnecticutElizabeth Anna Cunningham, age 39, appears as head of household in the census of 8 January 1920 in South Main Street in the Notre Dame Convent, Waterbury, Connecticut, with Anna Elizabeth Dwyer and William Dwyer, her children.17
1930180 South Elm Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutElizabeth Anna Cunningham, age 50, appears as head of household in the census of 15 April 1930 in 180 South Elm Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with Anna Elizabeth Dwyer and William Dwyer, her children. Elizabeth's sister, age 45 and single, Mary Cunningham, was also enumerated with this family.18
19402201 Powell, New York City, New YorkElizabeth Anna Cunningham, age 60, appears as head of household in the census of 1940 in 2201 Powell, New York City, New York, with Anna Elizabeth Dwyer and William Dwyer, her children.3

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
October 190616 Washington Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutElizabeth Anna Cunningham resided in October 1906 at 16 Washington Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.8
1918180 South Elm Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutElizabeth Anna Cunningham resided in 1918 at 180 South Elm Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.16
1931180 South Elm Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutElizabeth Anna Cunningham resided in 1931 at 180 South Elm Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.19
1936New YorkThe Waterbury Directory (1936) shows that an Elizabeth L. Dwyer, widow of William H. Dwyer, removed to NY in 1936.20

Citations

  1. [S1357] Certificate, William Henry Dwyer and Elizabeth Anna Cunningham marriage of 24 October 1906, shows bride as Elizabeth Anna Cunningham.
  2. [S285] Elizabeth Dwyer household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 463, sheet 6A, dwelling 38, family 107, shows Elizabeth Dwyer.
  3. [S1293] Elizabeth Dwyer household, 1940 United States Federal Census, Queens County, New York, population schedule, New York City, ED 3-928, sheet 11B, number of household 325.
  4. [S1357] Certificate, William Henry Dwyer and Elizabeth Anna Cunningham marriage of 24 October 1906, shows the father of the bride as Hugh Cunningham.
  5. [S1357] Certificate, William Henry Dwyer and Elizabeth Anna Cunningham marriage of 24 October 1906, shows the mother of the bride as Anna Hyde.
  6. [S1357] Certificate, William Henry Dwyer and Elizabeth Anna Cunningham marriage of 24 October 1906, shows age of bride as 27 and birthplace as Lanaconing, Maryland.
  7. [S1293] Elizabeth Dwyer household, 1940 United States Federal Census, Queens County, New York, population schedule, New York City, ED 3-928, sheet 11B, number of household 325,shows age 60 and birthplace as Maryland.
  8. [S1357] Certificate, William Henry Dwyer and Elizabeth Anna Cunningham marriage of 24 October 1906, shows the residence of the bride as 16 Washington.
  9. [S1357] Certificate, William Henry Dwyer and Elizabeth Anna Cunningham marriage of 24 October 1906.
  10. [S284] Sarah Cunningham, 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 484, sheet 1A, dwelling 1, family 1, shows the couple as being married for 3 years.
  11. [S286] Elizabeth Dwyer household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 2473, sheet 6B, dwelling 8, family 23, shows age at first marriage as 25.
  12. [S1484] William Dwyer, William Dwyer's Death Registration, shows that he is married.
  13. [S284] Sarah Cunningham, 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 484, sheet 1A, dwelling 1, family 1.
  14. [S1208] William Dwyer, Des Moines Manager Dies At Waterbury, 28 November 1913, says cause of death was tuberculosis.
  15. [S1484] William Dwyer, William Dwyer's Death Registration.
  16. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, 1918, Elizabeth Dywer, wid William (Page 269).
  17. [S285] Elizabeth Dwyer household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 463, sheet 6A, dwelling 38, family 107.
  18. [S286] Elizabeth Dwyer household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 2473, sheet 6B, dwelling 8, family 23.
  19. [S164] Connecticut City Directories, Waterbury, 1931; Elizabeth L. Dwyer (widow William H. Dwyer); Section D, page 260.
  20. [S164] Connecticut City Directories, Waterbury, 1936; Elizabeth L. Dwyer (widow William H. Dwyer), rem to NY; Section D, page 260.
  21. [S1280] Find-A-Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Elizabeth Cunningham 1876-1948.
  22. [S1465] Anna E. Dwyer Baptismal Record: Baptisms and Marriages, St. Francis Xavier Church, Waterbury, Connecticut; 1907, Page 172; shows that she is the daughter of Elizabeth Cunningham, 19 December 1907, Saint Francis Xavier Church.
  23. [S285] Elizabeth Dwyer household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 463, sheet 6A, dwelling 38, family 107, shows Anna Dwyer as the daughter of Elizabeth Dwyer.
  24. [S286] Elizabeth Dwyer household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 2473, sheet 6B, dwelling 8, family 23, shows the daughter of Elizabeth Dwyer as Anna Dwyer.
  25. [S1293] Elizabeth Dwyer household, 1940 United States Federal Census, Queens County, New York, population schedule, New York City, ED 3-928, sheet 11B, number of household 325,shows Anna as her daughter.
  26. [S1214] The Waterbury Republican-American, 24 March 1993, Page 8B, shows that she is the daughter of the late Elizabeth (Cunningham) Dwyer.
  27. [S285] Elizabeth Dwyer household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 463, sheet 6A, dwelling 38, family 107, shows William Dwyer as the son of Elizabeth Dwyer.
  28. [S286] Elizabeth Dwyer household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 2473, sheet 6B, dwelling 8, family 23, shows the son of Elizabeth Dwyer as William Dwyer.
  29. [S1293] Elizabeth Dwyer household, 1940 United States Federal Census, Queens County, New York, population schedule, New York City, ED 3-928, sheet 11B, number of household 325,shows William as her son.