William Henry Mahony1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12

M, b. 21 December 1890, d. 10 July 1971
William Mahony
FatherJoshua Mahony Jr.13,14,15,3,7,16,17 b. 12 Aug 1858, d. 22 Aug 1934
MotherEliza Ann Travis Littlehales16,18,7 b. 2 Apr 1859, d. 27 Feb 1897
RelationshipGreat-granduncle of Taryn Lynn Phelan
ChartsNicholas and Elizabeth Fleming Mahony Descendancy Chart
           William Henry Mahony was born on 21 December 1890 at 50 High St., Waterbury, Connecticut. E.P. Gregory was the physician.
Birth record stated that there were 6 children born presenty and 5 were alive by 1890..1,7,19,20,4,21,22,9,23
     William Henry Mahony appears as Willy Mahoney, age 9, in the census of 14 June 1900 at Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Joshua Mahony Jr. as his son.2
     William Henry Mahony appears as Willy Mahoney, age 9, in the census of 14 June 1900 at Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Joshua Mahony Jr. as his son.2 William Henry Mahony resided in June 1900 at 55 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his father, Joshua, and his siblings: Clara, Percy, and Ernest.2
     William Henry Mahony appears as William Mahony, age 19, in the census of 25 April 1910 at 51 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Joshua Mahony Jr. as his son.3
     William Henry Mahony appears as William Mahony, age 19, in the census of 25 April 1910 at 51 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Joshua Mahony Jr. as his son.3 William Henry Mahony resided in April 1910 at 51 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his father, stepmother, brother Ernest, and cousin Mable Littlehales.3 He resided in 1913 at 53 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with Bill's father, Joshua, and his wife Lily and adopted daughter Mabel Littlehales. Bill's brother, Ernest was also living here.24
     William Henry Mahony married Christine A. Miller in 1913.5,25,16,10,26 William Henry Mahony resided in 1914 at 53 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.27 He resided in 1915 at 53 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.28
     William Henry Mahony filled out a military census form 26 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 William was 26 years old, single, and measured 5'8'' tall, and weighed 135 lbs. His occupation was described as a diamond wire dye maker. He knew how to ride and handle a team of horses as well as drive an automobile. He could not drive a motorcycle, understand telegraphy or operate electrical machinery among other things. He was also a good swimmer.29 He resided on 5 June 1917 at 53 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.30,4
     Due to a need for men to serve during World War I, the United States instituted a draft. The first registration was for men between the ages of 21 and 31. As a result, this registration included men born between June 5, 1886 and June 5, 1896. William Henry Mahony filled out a draft card on 5 June 1917 at Waterbury, Connecticut. He was of medium height, medium build, had gray eyes and brown hair.4
     William Henry Mahony, age 29, appears as head of household in the census of 13 January 1920 in Waterbury, Connecticut, with Christine A. Miller.5 William Henry Mahony and Christine A. Miller resided in January 1920 at 49 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, His father, Joshua, as well as his brother, Ernest, lived in the same three family house, but on a different floor.5 (an unknown value.)16
     William Henry Mahony, age 35, appears as head of household in the census of 8 April 1930 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, with Christine A. Miller and Robert William Mahony. Christine's father, mother and sister were also enumerated as living with the Mahonys. His father-in-law, David Miller, age 61, was a watchman in an oil refinery. He was born in England and immigrated in 1890. His mother-in-law, Alice J. Miller, age 57, was born in England and immigrated in 1890. His sister-in-law, Helen A. Miller, age 21, was a stenographer in an oil refinery.6 William Henry Mahony and Christine A. Miller resided in April 1930 at 2181 West 29th Place, Los Angeles, California.6 William Henry Mahony and Christine A. Miller resided in 1935 at 2181 West 29th Place, Los Angeles, California.31
     William Henry Mahony, age 49, appears as head of household in the census of 11 April 1940 in 2181 West 29 Place, Los Angeles, California, with Christine A. Miller and Robert William Mahony. Christina's parents (David and Alice J. Miller) and her brother, William D. Miller, were also enumerated with this family.12
     William Henry Mahony died on 10 July 1971 at Los Angeles, California, at age 80.9,8 He was buried on 13 July 1971 at Inglewood Park Mausoleum, Inglewood, California.9

Family

Christine A. Miller b. 28 Sep 1890, d. 22 Oct 1980
Child

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1900Waterbury, ConnecticutWilliam Henry Mahony appears as Willy Mahoney, age 9, in the census of 14 June 1900 at Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Joshua Mahony Jr. as his son.2
1900Waterbury, ConnecticutWilliam Henry Mahony appears as Willy Mahoney, age 9, in the census of 14 June 1900 at Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Joshua Mahony Jr. as his son.2
191051 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutWilliam Henry Mahony appears as William Mahony, age 19, in the census of 25 April 1910 at 51 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Joshua Mahony Jr. as his son.3
191051 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutWilliam Henry Mahony appears as William Mahony, age 19, in the census of 25 April 1910 at 51 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Joshua Mahony Jr. as his son.3
1920Waterbury, ConnecticutWilliam Henry Mahony, age 29, appears as head of household in the census of 13 January 1920 in Waterbury, Connecticut, with Christine A. Miller.5
1930Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CaliforniaWilliam Henry Mahony, age 35, appears as head of household in the census of 8 April 1930 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, with Christine A. Miller and Robert William Mahony. Christine's father, mother and sister were also enumerated as living with the Mahonys. His father-in-law, David Miller, age 61, was a watchman in an oil refinery. He was born in England and immigrated in 1890. His mother-in-law, Alice J. Miller, age 57, was born in England and immigrated in 1890. His sister-in-law, Helen A. Miller, age 21, was a stenographer in an oil refinery.6
19402181 West 29 Place, Los Angeles, CaliforniaWilliam Henry Mahony, age 49, appears as head of household in the census of 11 April 1940 in 2181 West 29 Place, Los Angeles, California, with Christine A. Miller and Robert William Mahony. Christina's parents (David and Alice J. Miller) and her brother, William D. Miller, were also enumerated with this family.12

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
June 190055 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutWilliam Henry Mahony resided in June 1900 at 55 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his father, Joshua, and his siblings: Clara, Percy, and Ernest.2
April 191051 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe resided in April 1910 at 51 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his father, stepmother, brother Ernest, and cousin Mable Littlehales.3
191353 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe resided in 1913 at 53 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with Bill's father, Joshua, and his wife Lily and adopted daughter Mabel Littlehales. Bill's brother, Ernest was also living here.24
191453 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe resided in 1914 at 53 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.27
191553 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe resided in 1915 at 53 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.28
5 June 191753 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe resided on 5 June 1917 at 53 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.30,4
January 192049 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe and Christine A. Miller resided in January 1920 at 49 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, His father, Joshua, as well as his brother, Ernest, lived in the same three family house, but on a different floor.5
April 19302181 West 29th Place, Los Angeles, CaliforniaWilliam Henry Mahony and Christine A. Miller resided in April 1930 at 2181 West 29th Place, Los Angeles, California.6
19352181 West 29th Place, Los Angeles, CaliforniaWilliam Henry Mahony and Christine A. Miller resided in 1935 at 2181 West 29th Place, Los Angeles, California.31

Citations

  1. [S208] William Henry Mahony entry, Birth Certificate (22 December 1890).
  2. [S283] Joshua Mahoney household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 422, sheet 18, dwelling 270, family 401.
  3. [S284] Joshua Mahony, 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 465, sheet 17B, dwelling 148, family 360.
  4. [S161] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", William Henry Mahoney, 1917.
  5. [S285] William Mahony household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 433, sheet 12A, dwelling 75, family 209.
  6. [S426] William H. Mahony household, 1930 United States Federal Census, Los Angeles, California, population schedule, Los Angeles, ED 251, sheet 8A, dwelling 143, family 143.
  7. [S351] The Littlehales Family Bible.
  8. [S394] William Henry Mahony, California Death Index, 1940-1997.
  9. [S424] Mass Card, William Henry Mahony, 13 July, 1971.
  10. [S460] Questionnaire, Patricia Mahony Getz to Taryn L. Phelan, 5 September 2007.
  11. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  12. [S1375] William H. Mahoney household, 1940 United States Federal Census, Los Angeles, California, population schedule, Los Angeles, ED 60-359, sheet 6B, number of household 147.
  13. [S283] Joshua Mahoney household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 422, sheet 18, dwelling 270, family 401, shows the son of Joshua Mahoney as Willy Mahoney.
  14. [S210] The Waterbury Republican, Aug 23, 1934, shows that he is survived by a son, William Mahony.
  15. [S1083] The Waterbury American, Aug 22, 1934.
  16. [S198] Interview, Bernice Healey, 31 July 1996.
  17. [S208] William Henry Mahony entry, Birth Certificate, shows the father of William Henry Mahoney as Joshua Mahoney (22 December 1890).
  18. [S208] William Henry Mahony entry, Birth Certificate, shows the mother of William Mahony as Eliza A. Littlehales (22 December 1890).
  19. [S283] Joshua Mahoney household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 422, sheet 18, dwelling 270, family 401, shows November1890 and birthplace as Connecticut.
  20. [S284] Joshua Mahony, 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 465, sheet 17B, dwelling 148, family 360, Shows age 19.
  21. [S285] William Mahony household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 433, sheet 12A, dwelling 75, family 209, shows age 29 and birthplace as Connecticut.
  22. [S1375] William H. Mahoney household, 1940 United States Federal Census, Los Angeles, California, population schedule, Los Angeles, ED 60-359, sheet 6B, number of household 147,shows age 49 and birthplace as Connecticut.
  23. [S394] William Henry Mahony, California Death Index, 1940-1997.
  24. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory, page 234.
  25. [S426] William H. Mahony household, 1930 United States Federal Census, Los Angeles, California, population schedule, Los Angeles, ED 251, sheet 8A, dwelling 143, family 143, shows age at first marriage to be age 23 for both William and Christine.
  26. [S394] Christine A. Mahony, California Death Index, 1940-1997.
  27. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  28. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  29. [S1380] "Connecticut Military Census of 1917", William Henry Mahony.
  30. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  31. [S1375] William H. Mahoney household, 1940 United States Federal Census, Los Angeles, California, population schedule, Los Angeles, ED 60-359, sheet 6B, number of household 147,shows that the family lived at the same address 5 years prior to the 1940 census.
  32. [S198] Interview, Bernice Healey, 31 July 1996, interview.