Bridget A. Lehane1,2,3,4,5

F, b. 30 May 1870, d. 5 June 1952
FatherDeclan Lehane6,7 b. 1837, d. 25 May 1904
MotherMargaret Murphy8,9 b. c 1837, d. 11 Dec 1893
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of Taryn Lynn Phelan
           Bridget A. Lehane was born on 30 May 1870 in Drumgullane, Clashmore, County Waterford, Ireland.10,11,12
     Bridget A. Lehane resided in May 1870 at in the townland of Drumgullane, Clashmore, County Waterford, Ireland.13 She immigrated in 1890 to the United States.1
     Bridget A. Lehane married Edward F. Verriker in 1895.14,4
     Bridget A. Lehane appears as Bridget Verriker, age 30, in the census of 16 June 1900 at 2 Granite Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Edward F. Verriker as his wife.1
     Bridget resided between 1915 and 1918 at 18 Granite Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her daughters Mabel and Laura.15,16,17,18
     Bridget A. Lehane resided between 1920 and 1924 at 64 South View Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her daughters, Laura and Mabel.19,20,21
     Bridget A. Lehane resided in 1931 at 183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her children Laura, Mabel, and William.22
     Bridget A. Lehane resided in 1935 at 183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her children.23
     Bridget A. Lehane, age 66, appears as head of household in the census of 5 April 1940 in 183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with Mabel R. Verriker, Loretta E. Verriker and William J. Verriker Sr.2
     Bridget A. Lehane resided between 1948 and 1952 at 183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her children Laura (Loretta), Mabel, and William (he left in June 1948 when he got married.)24,25,26 Fern Verriker, her daughter-in-law, gives this account of Bridget: She had a strong brogue. Her two single daughters and Bill lived with her, but Bill left when he got married in his 40's. Bridget always wore a nice clean-cut dress. Fern addressed her as Mrs. Verriker. She seemed to get a kick out of how young Fern was compared to Bill and would make snide remarks. Bill and Fern would go to the house every Sunday for dinner. No one talked . After dinner, they used to sit around and read the paper. When Bridget heard that Fern was giving birth, she went to the hospital to see the baby. She was afraid to hold the baby at first but then she did. She was dying of cancer at that time and was aware of it.27
     Bridget A. Lehane died on 5 June 1952 at Waterbury, Connecticut, at age 82 from carcinoma of the stomach.28,4,29 She was buried in June 1952 at New St. Joe's Cemetery, Waterbury, Connecticut, She is buried with her husband and her daughter, Mabel. A Margaret Lehan is also buried with them. Is she Bridget's mother or sister?29

Family

Edward F. Verriker b. Sep 1869, d. 8 Dec 1914
Children

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
19002 Granite Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutBridget A. Lehane appears as Bridget Verriker, age 30, in the census of 16 June 1900 at 2 Granite Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Edward F. Verriker as his wife.1
1940183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutBridget A. Lehane, age 66, appears as head of household in the census of 5 April 1940 in 183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with Mabel R. Verriker, Loretta E. Verriker and William J. Verriker Sr.2

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
May 1870in the townland of Drumgullane, Clashmore, County Waterford, IrelandBridget A. Lehane resided in May 1870 at in the townland of Drumgullane, Clashmore, County Waterford, Ireland.13
between 1915 and 191818 Granite Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutBridget resided between 1915 and 1918 at 18 Granite Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her daughters Mabel and Laura.15,16,17,18
between 1920 and 192464 South View Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutBridget A. Lehane resided between 1920 and 1924 at 64 South View Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her daughters, Laura and Mabel.19,20,21
1931183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutBridget A. Lehane resided in 1931 at 183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her children Laura, Mabel, and William.22
1935183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutBridget A. Lehane resided in 1935 at 183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her children.23
between 1948 and 1952183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutBridget A. Lehane resided between 1948 and 1952 at 183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her children Laura (Loretta), Mabel, and William (he left in June 1948 when he got married.)24,25,26

Citations

  1. [S283] Edward Verriker household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 435, sheet 29, dwelling 277, family 567.
  2. [S1281] Bridget Verriker household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 244, sheet 61A, number of household , 113.
  3. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, Bridget Verriker, #10231, 5 June,1952.
  4. [S914] Eamonn Finian Lehane, GECOM File, Family Group Sheet for Declan Lehane and Margarite Murphy.
  5. [S937] Michael N. O'Connor of Waterford Heritage Services, "Family of Origin Research For John Healy and Margaret Lehane", original source: Clashmore Church Register Baptisms, 1845-1892, Page 262; shows her name as Brigid Leahan.
  6. [S490] International Genealogical Index (IGI) Bridget Lehane, 30 May 1870,1092 Clashmore, Waterford, Ireland; shows father as Declan Lehane.
  7. [S937] Michael N. O'Connor of Waterford Heritage Services, "Family of Origin Research For John Healy and Margaret Lehane", original source: Clashmore Church Register Baptisms, 1845-1892, Page 262; shows her father as Declan Leahan.
  8. [S490] International Genealogical Index (IGI) Bridget Lehane, 30 May 1870,1092 Clashmore, Waterford, Ireland; shows mother as Margaret Murphy.
  9. [S937] Michael N. O'Connor of Waterford Heritage Services, "Family of Origin Research For John Healy and Margaret Lehane", original source: Clashmore Church Register Baptisms, 1845-1892, Page 262; shows her mother as Margaret Murphy.
  10. [S490] International Genealogical Index (IGI) Bridget Lehane, 30 May 1870,1092 Clashmore, Waterford, Ireland; Batch C701436; Source 0101208; Original Source: The Quarterly Returns of Births in Ireland, 1864-1955, with Index to Birth, 1864-1921. Ireland. General Register Office.
  11. [S1317] Edward Verriker, Edward Verriker's Death Registration, shows birthplace of mother as Ireland.
  12. [S914] Eamonn Finian Lehane, GECOM File, Family Group Sheet for Declan Lehane and Margarite Murphy; shows birthdate as May 31, 1870.
  13. [S937] Michael N. O'Connor of Waterford Heritage Services, "Family of Origin Research For John Healy and Margaret Lehane", original source: Clashmore Church Register Baptisms, 1845-1892, Page 262; shows her parents' address as Dromgalane.
  14. [S283] Edward Verriker household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 435, sheet 29, dwelling 277, family 567, shows them to be married for 5 years.
  15. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  16. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  17. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  18. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  19. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  20. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, Bridget A. Verriker, 1923; Laura E. Verriker; Mabel R. Verriker; William Verriker; Section V, Page 628.
  21. [S1100] The Waterbury Republican, 4 June 1924, Page 3, shows that Margaret's sister, Bridget Verriker, lived at 64 South View Street.
  22. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  23. [S1281] Bridget Verriker household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 244, sheet 61A, number of household , 113, shows the family lived at the same address 5 years prior to the 1940 Census.
  24. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  25. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  26. [S335] Interview, Fern Verriker, 25 Jan , 1999, She lived at that address until her death.
  27. [S335] Interview, Fern Verriker, 25 Jan , 1999.
  28. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, Bridget Verriker, #10231, 5 June 1952.
  29. [S1004] Edward Verriker Gravestone Inscription, Taryn L. Phelan, 221 Westwood Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut, shows Bridget Verriker died June 5, 1952.
  30. [S283] Edward Verriker household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 435, sheet 29, dwelling 277, family 567, shows mother as Bridget Verriker.
  31. [S1281] Bridget Verriker household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 244, sheet 61A, number of household , 113, shows the daughter of Bridget Verriker as Mabel R. Verriker.
  32. [S1281] Bridget Verriker household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 244, sheet 61A, number of household , 113, shows the daughter of Bridget Verriker as Lauretta E. Verriker.
  33. [S1455] Harold Verriker Baptismal Record: shows's Harold's mother as Bridgeda Leehan, 29 December 1898, Saint Francis Xavier Church.
  34. [S1457] Edward J. Verriker Baptismal Record: Transcript: "Oct 21 (1900) Bapt Edward um J. Verriker natum 17th hujus ex Eduardo Veriker et Bridgita Leehan uxor ejus Sp Bernardus Whitney et Margarita Leehan. W. C. Fitzsimmons", 21 October 1900, Saint Francis Xavier Church.
  35. [S1317] Edward Verriker, Edward Verriker's Death Registration, shows mother as Bridget Leehan.
  36. [S1459] William Verriker Baptismal Record: Shows William as the son of Birgitta Leehan, 20 July 1902, Saint Francis Xavier Church.
  37. [S1281] Bridget Verriker household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 244, sheet 61A, number of household , 113, shows William J. Verriker as the son of Bridget Verriker.
  38. [S1463] George Verriker Baptismal Record: Transcript: Bap. Georgium Henricum Verriker, natum dei 17 hujus ex Edwardo Verriker et Birgitta Leehan- Sps. Bart. Healy et Margarita Leehan, 22 October 1905, Saint Francis Xavier Church.