William J. Verriker Sr.1,2

M, b. 13 July 1902, d. 7 February 1987
FatherEdward F. Verriker3 b. Sep 1869, d. 8 Dec 1914
MotherBridget A. Lehane4,5 b. 30 May 1870, d. 5 Jun 1952
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Taryn Lynn Phelan
           William J. Verriker Sr. was born on 13 July 1902 at Waterbury, Connecticut..6,7,8 He resided in 1931 at 183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with Bridget A. Lehane, his mother, and as well as with Loretta E. Verriker and Mabel R. Verriker, his siblings..9 William J. Verriker Sr. resided in 1935 at 183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with Bridget A. Lehane, his mother, as well as with Mabel R. Verriker and Loretta E. Verriker, his sisters.10
     William J. Verriker Sr. appears as William J. Verriker, age 40, in the census of 5 April 1940 at 183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Bridget A. Lehane as her son, along with Mabel R. Verriker and Loretta E. Verriker.1 William J. Verriker Sr. resided in 1948 at 183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his mother and sisters, Mabel and Laura.11
     William J. Verriker Sr. married Fernande Grenier on 12 June 1948 in her parish church, Montreal, Canada.7,12,13 Bill's wife Fern remembers that The Elks Club in Waterbury was like Bill's second home. She describes Bill as her guardian angel and their life as a Cinderella story.7
     William J. died on 7 February 1987 at Waterbury, Connecticut, at age 84 from arteriosclerotic heart disease.2,7 He was buried at Calvary Cemetery, Waterbury, Connecticut.7

Family

Fernande Grenier b. 6 Feb 1921, d. 8 Aug 2013
Children

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1940183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutWilliam J. Verriker Sr. appears as William J. Verriker, age 40, in the census of 5 April 1940 at 183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Bridget A. Lehane as her son, along with Mabel R. Verriker and Loretta E. Verriker.1

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
1931183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutWilliam J. Verriker Sr. resided in 1931 at 183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with Bridget A. Lehane, his mother, and as well as with Loretta E. Verriker and Mabel R. Verriker, his siblings..9
1935183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutWilliam J. Verriker Sr. resided in 1935 at 183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with Bridget A. Lehane, his mother, as well as with Mabel R. Verriker and Loretta E. Verriker, his sisters.10
1948183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutWilliam J. Verriker Sr. resided in 1948 at 183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his mother and sisters, Mabel and Laura.11

Citations

  1. [S1281] Bridget Verriker household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 244, sheet 61A, number of household , 113.
  2. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, William J. Verriker, State File #04172, 7 February 1987.
  3. [S1459] William Verriker Baptismal Record: Shows William as the son of Edward Verriker, 20 July 1902, Saint Francis Xavier Church.
  4. [S1459] William Verriker Baptismal Record: Shows William as the son of Birgitta Leehan, 20 July 1902, Saint Francis Xavier Church.
  5. [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.
  6. [S1459] William Verriker Baptismal Record: Shows William's birthdate as the 13 of July (1902), 20 July 1902, Saint Francis Xavier Church.
  7. [S335] Interview, Fern Verriker, 25 Jan , 1999.
  8. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, William J. Verriker, State File #04172, 7 February 1987,shows specific birthdate and birthplace as Connecticut.
  9. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  10. [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.
  11. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  12. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, William J. Verriker, #04172, 7 February, 1987,shows spouse as Fern.
  13. [S1336] The Waterbury Republican-American, 11 August 2013, shows she was the widow of William Verriker.
  14. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, William J. Verriker, #12132, 13 May 1999,shows father's surname as Verriker Sr.