Benjamin Vincent Drohan1

M, b. 29 November 1894, d. 24 April 1972
FatherBenjamin D. Drohan2 b. Jul 1856, d. c 1972
MotherAgnes O'Hara3 b. Nov 1866, d. 14 Sep 1909
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Taryn Lynn Phelan
           Benjamin Vincent Drohan was born on 29 November 1894 at 212 Seventh Street, South Boston, Massachusetts..1,4,5
     Benjamin Vincent Drohan appears as Bemjamin Drohan, age 5, as stated in the census of 11 June 1900 at 101 Old Harbor Street, Boston, Massachusetts,in the household of Benjamin D. Drohan as his son, along with Agnes O'Hara, John Joseph Drohan, Thomas James Drohan, Agnes Drohan and Anthony O'Hara Drohan.6
     Benjamin Vincent Drohan appears as Benjamin Drohan, age 15, in the census of 25 April 1910 at 5 Cross Street, Boston, Massachusetts,in the household of Benjamin D. Drohan as his son, along with John Joseph Drohan, Thomas James Drohan, Agnes Drohan and Anthony O'Hara Drohan.7 Benjamin was the composer of the well-known South Boston tune 'Southie Is My Home Town".
     Benjamin Vincent Drohan died on 24 April 1972 at Boston, Massachusetts, at age 77.8

     Benjamin Vincent Drohan was buried at St. Mary's Cemetery, Dorchester, Massachusetts.9

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1900101 Old Harbor Street, Boston, MassachusettsBenjamin Vincent Drohan appears as Bemjamin Drohan, age 5, as stated in the census of 11 June 1900 at 101 Old Harbor Street, Boston, Massachusetts,in the household of Benjamin D. Drohan as his son, along with Agnes O'Hara, John Joseph Drohan, Thomas James Drohan, Agnes Drohan and Anthony O'Hara Drohan.6
19105 Cross Street, Boston, MassachusettsBenjamin Vincent Drohan appears as Benjamin Drohan, age 15, in the census of 25 April 1910 at 5 Cross Street, Boston, Massachusetts,in the household of Benjamin D. Drohan as his son, along with John Joseph Drohan, Thomas James Drohan, Agnes Drohan and Anthony O'Hara Drohan.7

Citations

  1. [S1444] Benjamin Drohan; 29 November 1894, Boston, MA ( 212 Seventh Street), Birth Record (unknown file date).
  2. [S1444] Benjamin Drohan; shows his father as Benjamin D. Drohan, Birth Record (unknown file date).
  3. [S1444] Benjamin Drohan; shows his mother as Agnes Drohan, Birth Record (unknown file date).
  4. [S1280] Find-A-Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Benjamin V. Drohan; shows birth date as November 1894 in South Bosto, Massachusetts.
  5. [S1543] Benjamin D. Drohan household, 1900 United States Federal Census, Suffolk, Massachusetts, population schedule, Boston, ED 1378, sheet 14B, dwelling 134, family 255, shows Benjamin's birthdate as Nov 1894 in Massachusetts.
  6. [S1543] Benjamin D. Drohan household, 1900 United States Federal Census, Suffolk, Massachusetts, population schedule, Boston, ED 1378, sheet 14B, dwelling 134, family 255.
  7. [S1542] Thomas J. Drohan household, 1910 United States Federal Census, Suffolk, Massachusetts, population schedule, Boston, ED 1616, sheet 15A, dwelling 241, family 320.
  8. [S1280] Find-A-Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Benjamin V. Drohan; shows death date as 24 April 1972 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.
  9. [S1280] Find-A-Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Benjamin V. Drohan; shows burial at St. Mary's Cemetery in Dorchester.