Joshua Mahony Jr.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9

M, b. 12 August 1858, d. 22 August 1934
Joshua Mahony Jr.
FatherJoshua Mahony1,2,10,3,8,9 b. 23 Jan 1822, d. 17 Feb 1895
MotherJane Baker2,3,9 b. 29 Jul 1821, d. 5 Jan 1890
Relationship2nd great-granduncle of Taryn Lynn Phelan
ChartsNicholas and Elizabeth Fleming Mahony Descendancy Chart
           Joshua Mahony Jr. was possibly born on 12 August 1858 at Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. (I've searched the GRO extensively for Joshua's birth certificate and cannot find it. I've done a search for the years 1856-1861, but nothing turns up. Either it was never registered or it is grossly misspelled or wrongly filed. His siblings all had births registered so it is unlikely that his went unregistered)..11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20
     Joshua Mahony Jr. appears as Joshua Mahony, age 2, in the census of 1861 at 21 Holly Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England,in the household of Joshua Mahony as his son, along with family members Jane Baker, Henry Mahony, Frederick Mahony, Eliza Mahony, Joshua Mahony Jr., Elizabeth Mahony, John Walter Mahony, Bernard M. Murphy, Ann Mahony, James Murphy, Anne Murphy and John Henry Murphy; The Murphys were his sister, Ann's, family.1,21
     Joshua Mahony Jr. appears as Joshua Mahony, age 13, in the census of 1871 at 21 Holly Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England,in the household of Joshua Mahony as his son, along with Jane Baker, Elizabeth Mahony, John Walter Mahony, Joshua Mahony Jr. and Amelia Baker Mahony (his mother and siblings.)2
     Joshua Mahony Jr. married Eliza Ann Travis Littlehales, daughter of William Alfred Littlehales and Sarah Ann Smith, on 30 May 1880 at St. George's Church, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. They were married in the parish church according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church, after banns, by E.J.Jorrest. Witnesses were Elizza(sic) Mahony (sister of Joshua) and William Littlehales (brother of Eliza or posssibly her father)22,23,24,25,26,27 and resided in May 1880 at Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.22 Joshua and Eliza resided in September 1880 at 67 Holly Street, Sheffield, England.28
     Joshua Mahony Jr. appears as Joshua Mahony, age 22, in the census of 1881 at 63 Holly Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England,in the household of Joshua Mahony as his son, along with other family members Jane Baker, Joshua Mahony Jr., Eliza Ann Travis Littlehales, John Walter Mahony, Elizabeth Mahony, Annie Beatrice Mahony, Thomas Mahony and Henry Mahony.3 Joshua Mahony Jr. resided in 1881 at 63 Holly Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, with his wife, Eliza and their daughter, Beatrice and his parents in their house. His brother, John, and sister, Eliza, were also living there as well as Joshua's nephews, Tom and Harry Mahony (Joshua's brother Fred's children).3 He and Eliza Ann Travis Littlehales resided in October 1882 at 7 Rugby Terrace, Leeds, England.29 Joshua Mahony Jr. and Eliza Ann Travis Littlehales immigrated on 20 April 1883 to New York, New York, sailing from Liverpool, England on the S. S. Adriatic with their two children, Annie and Percy.30 Joshua Mahony Jr. and Eliza Ann Travis Littlehales resided in 1884 at Wall Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,31 and that Joshua resided at 145 North Main Street at Waterbury32 and resided at 50 High Street.33 Joshua was a boarder in 1891 at 100 High Street along with his father, Joshua.34 Joshua resided in 1894 at 13 Tracy Avenue in the Simonsville area, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his father, Joshua and his cousin, Harry Mahony35 and Joshua resided in 1898 at 31 Welton Street.36 Joshua was found on a passenger list on 2 July 1898 at Liverpool, England, on the S. S. Umbria which sailed from New York.37 Joshua was found on a passenger list on 27 August 1898 at the port of New York after having sailed from Liverpool, England on 20 August, 1898 on the S. S. Lucania.38 Bt 1900- 1910Waterbury, ConnecticutJoshua adopted Mabel Littlehales after the death of her mother. He eventually asked her to leave for unspecified reasons.39,26 Joshua resided between 1900 and 1910 at 51 Wood Street.40,41
     Joshua Mahony Jr., age 41, appears as head of household in the census of 14 June 1900 in Waterbury, Connecticut, with Clara Edith Mahony, Percy Mahony, Ernest Mahony and William Henry Mahony.4 Joshua Mahony Jr. resided in June 1900 at 55 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his children, Clara, Percy, Ernest, and Willy.4 He resided in August 1904 at 53 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.42 He was found on a passenger list on 20 August 1904 at New York, New York, sailing on the passenger ship Lucania from Liverpool, England.42
     Joshua Mahony Jr. married second Lily Burton, daughter of William Burton and Elizabeth Whiteley, in 1905. There were no children from this marriage, but Lily had previously adopted Mabel Littlehales in England and Joshua adopted her later in the US..26,43,44,45 Joshua Mahony Jr. and Lily Burton were found on a passenger list on 29 August 1909 at New York, New York, sailing on the ship Cedric originating from Liverpool, England.46
     Joshua Mahony Jr., age 52, appears as head of household in the census of 25 April 1910 in 51 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with Lily Burton, Ernest Mahony, William Henry Mahony and Mabel Lillian Littlehales.5 Joshua Mahony Jr. and Lily Burton resided in 1910 at 51 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.5,47 Joshua Mahony Jr. resided in 1915 at 51 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his son, Ernest.48 He was an informant to the death of Percy Mahony, his son, on 20 September 1915 at Waterbury Hospital, Waterbury, Connecticut; from appendicitis and peritonitis and septic meningitis. He died in the same year as his sister, Clara.26,49 Joshua Mahony Jr. resided in 1917 at 53 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his sons, Ernest and William. William lived on a separate floor with his wife, Chiristine.50
     Joshua Mahony Jr. filled out a military census form 25 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 Joshua was 53 years old, single, and measured 5'7'' tall, and weighed 180 lbs. His occupation was described as a mechanic with prior experience as a brushmaker. He did not know how to ride a horse but could handle a team of them. He could not drive an automobile or motorcycle, understand telegraphy or operate electrical machinery among other things. He was also a fair swimmer.51
     Joshua Mahony Jr., age 59, appears as head of household in the census of 13 January 1920 in Waterbury, Connecticut, with his son, Ernest Mahony.6 Joshua and his son, Ernest Mahony resided in January 1920 at 49 Wood Street. His son, William and his wife, Christine, lived in the same house but on a different floor.6 Joshua Mahony Jr. and Ernest Mahony resided between 1924 and 1934 at 49 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.52,53,54,55 Joshua Mahony Jr. resided in 1926 at 737 East Broadway, Milford, Connecticut, with his son, Ernest.56
     Joshua Mahony Jr., age 72, appears as head of household in the census of 16 April 1930 in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, with Ernest Mahony.7 Joshua Mahony Jr. and Ernest Mahony resided between 16 April 1930 and 1934 at 49 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, on the second floor. David Cronan and his family lived at this address also, on the first floor. Ellen Cronan was the sister of Joshua's daughter-in-law, Beatrice. (1931.)7,57,58,59,60,61,62 Joshua Mahony Jr. was a member of Nosahogan Lodge of Odd Fellows and the New England Order of Protection.55 He was a member of the First Baptist Church.55
     Joshua Mahony Jr. died on 22 August 1934 at 49 Wood St., Waterbury, Connecticut, at age 76 from diabetes.8,63,64 He was buried on 25 August 1934 at Riverside Cemetery, Waterbury, Connecticut, in Section M, Lot 343. He is buried with Eliza and his daughter, Annie Beatrice.55,65,66

Family 1

Eliza Ann Travis Littlehales b. 2 Apr 1859, d. 27 Feb 1897

Family 2

Lily Burton b. 1865, d. 9 Mar 1916

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
186121 Holly Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, EnglandJoshua Mahony Jr. appears as Joshua Mahony, age 2, in the census of 1861 at 21 Holly Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England,in the household of Joshua Mahony as his son, along with family members Jane Baker, Henry Mahony, Frederick Mahony, Eliza Mahony, Joshua Mahony Jr., Elizabeth Mahony, John Walter Mahony, Bernard M. Murphy, Ann Mahony, James Murphy, Anne Murphy and John Henry Murphy; The Murphys were his sister, Ann's, family.1,21
187121 Holly Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, EnglandJoshua Mahony Jr. appears as Joshua Mahony, age 13, in the census of 1871 at 21 Holly Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England,in the household of Joshua Mahony as his son, along with Jane Baker, Elizabeth Mahony, John Walter Mahony, Joshua Mahony Jr. and Amelia Baker Mahony (his mother and siblings.)2
188163 Holly Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, EnglandJoshua Mahony Jr. appears as Joshua Mahony, age 22, in the census of 1881 at 63 Holly Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England,in the household of Joshua Mahony as his son, along with other family members Jane Baker, Joshua Mahony Jr., Eliza Ann Travis Littlehales, John Walter Mahony, Elizabeth Mahony, Annie Beatrice Mahony, Thomas Mahony and Henry Mahony.3
1900Waterbury, ConnecticutJoshua Mahony Jr., age 41, appears as head of household in the census of 14 June 1900 in Waterbury, Connecticut, with Clara Edith Mahony, Percy Mahony, Ernest Mahony and William Henry Mahony.4
191051 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJoshua Mahony Jr., age 52, appears as head of household in the census of 25 April 1910 in 51 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with Lily Burton, Ernest Mahony, William Henry Mahony and Mabel Lillian Littlehales.5
1920Waterbury, ConnecticutJoshua Mahony Jr., age 59, appears as head of household in the census of 13 January 1920 in Waterbury, Connecticut, with his son, Ernest Mahony.6
1930Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutJoshua Mahony Jr., age 72, appears as head of household in the census of 16 April 1930 in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, with Ernest Mahony.7

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
May 1880Sheffield, Yorkshire, Englandand resided in May 1880 at Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.22
September 188067 Holly Street, Sheffield, EnglandJoshua and Eliza resided in September 1880 at 67 Holly Street, Sheffield, England.28
188163 Holly Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, EnglandJoshua Mahony Jr. resided in 1881 at 63 Holly Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, with his wife, Eliza and their daughter, Beatrice and his parents in their house. His brother, John, and sister, Eliza, were also living there as well as Joshua's nephews, Tom and Harry Mahony (Joshua's brother Fred's children).3
October 18827 Rugby Terrace, Leeds, EnglandHe and Eliza Ann Travis Littlehales resided in October 1882 at 7 Rugby Terrace, Leeds, England.29
1884Wall Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJoshua Mahony Jr. and Eliza Ann Travis Littlehales resided in 1884 at Wall Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,31
1889145 North Main Street, Waterbury, Connecticutand that Joshua resided at 145 North Main Street at Waterbury32
189050 High Street, Waterbury, Connecticutand resided at 50 High Street.33
1891100 High Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJoshua was a boarder in 1891 at 100 High Street along with his father, Joshua.34
189413 Tracy Avenue in the Simonsville area, Waterbury, ConnecticutJoshua resided in 1894 at 13 Tracy Avenue in the Simonsville area, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his father, Joshua and his cousin, Harry Mahony35
189831 Welton Street, Waterbury, Connecticutand Joshua resided in 1898 at 31 Welton Street.36
between 1900 and 191051 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJoshua resided between 1900 and 1910 at 51 Wood Street.40,41
June 190055 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe resided in June 1900 at 55 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his children, Clara, Percy, Ernest, and Willy.4
August 190453 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe resided in August 1904 at 53 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.42
191051 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe and Lily Burton resided in 1910 at 51 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.5,47
191551 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJoshua Mahony Jr. resided in 1915 at 51 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his son, Ernest.48
191753 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe resided in 1917 at 53 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his sons, Ernest and William. William lived on a separate floor with his wife, Chiristine.50
January 192049 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJoshua and his son, Ernest Mahony resided in January 1920 at 49 Wood Street. His son, William and his wife, Christine, lived in the same house but on a different floor.6
between 1924 and 193449 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJoshua Mahony Jr. and Ernest Mahony resided between 1924 and 1934 at 49 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.52,53,54,55
1926737 East Broadway, Milford, ConnecticutJoshua Mahony Jr. resided in 1926 at 737 East Broadway, Milford, Connecticut, with his son, Ernest.56
between 16 April 1930 and 193449 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe and Ernest Mahony resided between 16 April 1930 and 1934 at 49 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, on the second floor. David Cronan and his family lived at this address also, on the first floor. Ellen Cronan was the sister of Joshua's daughter-in-law, Beatrice. (1931.)7,57,58,59,60,61,62

Citations

  1. [S385] 1861 England Census, Yorkshire County, Sheffield, England, GSU Roll 543138.
  2. [S383] 1871 England Census, Yorkshire County, Sheffield, England, GSU Roll 847229.
  3. [S382] 1881 England Census, Yorkshire County, Sheffield, England, GSU Roll 1342122.
  4. [S283] Joshua Mahoney household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 422, sheet 18, dwelling 270, family 401.
  5. [S284] Joshua Mahony, 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 465, sheet 17B, dwelling 148, family 360.
  6. [S285] Joshua Mahony household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 433, sheet 12A, dwelling 75, family 208.
  7. [S286] Joshua Mahony household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-213, sheet 17B, dwelling 134, family 354.
  8. [S249] Joshua Mahony's Death Certificate.
  9. [S594] Notes on the Mahoney/Newbould Family, Ruth Parker Storrs to Robert Smith.
  10. [S509] Certificate, Joshua Mahony and Eliza Littlehales marriage of 30 May 1880, shows his father as Joshua Mahony.
  11. [S385] 1861 England Census, Yorkshire County, Sheffield, England, GSU Roll 543138, shows age 2.
  12. [S383] 1871 England Census, Yorkshire County, Sheffield, England, GSU Roll 847229, shows age 13 and birthplace as Sheffield.
  13. [S382] 1881 England Census, Yorkshire County, Sheffield, England, GSU Roll 1342122, shows age 22.
  14. [S960] Clara Edith Mahony entry, Birth Record Record of Births in the Town of Waterbury, 1884; Roll 2543, Page 456, shows Clara's father age as 26 and birthplace as England (15 November 1884).
  15. [S283] Joshua Mahoney household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 422, sheet 18, dwelling 270, family 401, shows Aug 1858 as birthdate and birthplace as England.
  16. [S468] Joshua Mahony, Lucania Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 20 August 1904; Microfilm serial: T715, shows age 46, Microfilm Roll: T715_485as viewed on Ancestry.com.
  17. [S284] Joshua Mahony, 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 465, sheet 17B, dwelling 148, family 360, shows age 52.
  18. [S286] Joshua Mahony household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-213, sheet 17B, dwelling 134, family 354, shows age 72 and England as birthplace.
  19. [S249] Joshua Mahony's Death Certificate, shows birthdate as Aug 12, 1860 in Sheffield, England.
  20. [S1083] The Waterbury American, Aug 22, 1934, shows that he was born in Sheffield, England.
  21. [S609] John Walter Mahony, Birth Certificate, shows his residence as 21 Holly Street, Sheffield, England (16 April 1861).
  22. [S509] Certificate, Joshua Mahony and Eliza Littlehales marriage of 30 May 1880.
  23. [S201] Bonnalyn Truxall, "Bonnie Truxall's Group Record."
  24. [S351] The Littlehales Family Bible.
  25. [S436] The Waterbury American, 27 February 1897, shows Eliza Mahoney, 37, wife of Joshua Mahoney.
  26. [S198] Interview, Bernice Healey, 31 July 1996.
  27. [S248] Eliza Mahony's Death Certificate, shows Eliza's husband's name as Joshua Mahoney.
  28. [S606] Annie Beatrice Mahony, Birth Certificate (1 November 1880).
  29. [S611] Percy Mahony, Birth Certificate (4 December 1882).
  30. [S577] Joshua and Lizzie Mahony and two children, S. S. Adriatic Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 20 April 1883; Microfilm serial: M237, Microfilm Roll:M237_463as viewed on Ancestry.com.
  31. [S960] Clara Edith Mahony entry, Birth Record Record of Births in the Town of Waterbury, 1884; Roll 2543, Page 456, shows the residence of Clara's parents (15 November 1884).
  32. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  33. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory, Section M, Page 13.
  34. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  35. [S453] Waterbury and Naugatuck Directory, 1895, Book Section M, Page 243.
  36. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory, Book Section M, Page 303.
  37. [S1048] Joshua Mahony, S.S. Umbria Passenger Lists Arriving at Liverpool, 2 July 1898as viewed on Ancestry.com.
  38. [S1047] Joshua Mahony, S. S. Lucania Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 27 August 1898; Microfilm serial: T715, Microfilm Roll: T715_29as viewed on Ancestry.com.
  39. [S284] Joshua Mahony, 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 465, sheet 17B, dwelling 148, family 360, shows adopted daughter.
  40. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory, Section M, page 306.
  41. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory, Section M, Page 373.
  42. [S468] Joshua Mahony, Lucania Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 20 August 1904; Microfilm serial: T715, Microfilm Roll: T715_485as viewed on Ancestry.com.
  43. [S284] Joshua Mahony, 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 465, sheet 17B, dwelling 148, family 360, shows that this is his second marriage, her first, and that they've been married for five years.
  44. [S249] Joshua Mahony's Death Certificate, shows widower of Lillie Burton.
  45. [S830] Lilly Burton Mahoney, Lilly Mahony's Death Registration, Deaths in the Town of Waterbury, 1915-1918, Book 8, Page 80; shows married to Joshua.
  46. [S455] Joshua Mahony, Cedric Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 29 August 1909; Microfilm serial: T715, Microfilm Roll: T715_1324as viewed on Ancestry.com.
  47. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  48. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  49. [S250] Percy Mahoney's Death Certificate.
  50. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory, shows the same address as his sons Ernest and William.
  51. [S1380] "Connecticut Military Census of 1917", Joshua Mahony.
  52. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  53. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory, Section M.
  54. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  55. [S210] The Waterbury Republican, Aug 23, 1934.
  56. [S745] Milford Connecticut City Directory, Joshua Mahoney, 1926 (Page 165) home: 737 East Broadway
    Ernest Mahoney, 1926 (Page 165) home: r, 373 East Broadway.
  57. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory, Section M, Page 397.
  58. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory, Page 355.
  59. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory, Page 389.
  60. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  61. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory, Section M, Page 326.
  62. [S249] Joshua Mahony's Death Certificate, The death certificate shows 49 Wood Street.
  63. [S210] The Waterbury Republican, Aug 23, 1934, shows that he died yeterday at his home, 49 Wood Street.
  64. [S1083] The Waterbury American, Aug 22, 1934.
  65. [S249] Joshua Mahony's Death Certificate, shows burial as Aug, 25, 1934 in Riverside Cemetery, Waterbury, Conn.
  66. [S1083] The Waterbury American, Aug 22, 1934, shows the funeral will take place Saturday and burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.