Ernest Mahony1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11

M, b. 21 July 1886, d. 24 June 1941
FatherJoshua Mahony Jr.12,13,14,3,4,7,15,16,17,18 b. 12 Aug 1858, d. 22 Aug 1934
MotherEliza Ann Travis Littlehales19,20,4,21 b. 2 Apr 1859, d. 27 Feb 1897
RelationshipGreat-granduncle of Taryn Lynn Phelan
ChartsNicholas and Elizabeth Fleming Mahony Descendancy Chart
           Ernest Mahony was born on 21 July 1886 at Waterbury, Connecticut. He was deliverd by Dr. E. P. Gregory.1,2,4,22,6,23,24
     Ernest Mahony appears as Ernest Mahoney, age 13, in the census of 14 June 1900 at Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Joshua Mahony Jr. as his son.5
     Ernest Mahony appears as Ernest Mahoney, age 13, in the census of 14 June 1900 at Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Joshua Mahony Jr. as his son.5 Ernest Mahony resided in June 1900 at 55 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his father, Joshua, and his siblings: Clara, Percy, and Willy.5
     Ernest Mahony appears as Ernest Mahony, age 22, in the census of 25 April 1910 at 51 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Joshua Mahony Jr. as his son.3
     Ernest Mahony appears as Ernest Mahony, age 22, in the census of 25 April 1910 at 51 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Joshua Mahony Jr. as his son.3 Ernest Mahony resided in April 1910 at 51 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his father, stepmother Lilly, brother William, and cousin Mable Littlehales.3,25 He resided in 1912 at 53 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.26 He resided in 1913 at 53 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his father, stepmother, and cousin Mabel Littlehales. Also, living there was Bill Mahony, Ernest's nephew.27 He resided in 1914 at 51 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his father, Joshua.28 He resided in 1915 at 51 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his father, Joshua.29
     Ernest 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 Ernest was 30 years old, single, and measured 5'7 and 1/2'' tall, and weighed 129 lbs. His occupation was described as metal gauging with prior experience in loading fuse rings. He knew how to ride and handle a team of horses. He could not drive an automobile or motorcycle, understand telegraphy or operate electrical machinery among other things. He knew how to handle a (power/sail) boat, but did not know how to swim.30
     Ernest Mahony resided in June 1917 at 53 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his father.6
     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. Ernest Mahony filled out a draft card on 5 June 1917 at Waterbury, Connecticut. He was of medium height, medium build with gray eyes and light hair, balding. His second finger on his left hand was described as cut at the first joint.31 He resided in 1918 at 53 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.32
     Ernest Mahony appears as Ernest Mahony, age 34, in the census of 13 January 1920 at Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Joshua Mahony Jr. as his son.33
     Ernest Mahony appears as Ernest Mahony, age 34, in the census of 13 January 1920 at Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Joshua Mahony Jr. as his son.33 Ernest and his son, Joshua Mahony Jr. 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.33 Ernest and his son, Joshua Mahony Jr. 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.33 Ernest Mahony and Joshua Mahony Jr. resided between 1924 and 1934 at 49 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.34,35,36,37 Ernest Mahony and Joshua Mahony Jr. resided between 1924 and 1934 at 49 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.34,35,36,37 Ernest Mahony resided in 1926 at 737 East Broadway, Milford, Connecticut, with his father, Joshua.38
     Ernest Mahony appears as Ernest Mahony, age 40, in the census of 16 April 1930 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of Joshua Mahony Jr. as his son.8
     Ernest Mahony appears as Ernest Mahony, age 40, in the census of 16 April 1930 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of Joshua Mahony Jr. as his son.8 Ernest Mahony and Joshua Mahony Jr. 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.)8,39,40,41,42,43,44 Ernest Mahony and Joshua Mahony Jr. resided on 16 April 1930 at 49 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.8,39 Ernest Mahony and Joshua Mahony Jr. resided in 1931 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.41 Ernest Mahony and Joshua Mahony Jr. resided in 1932 at 49 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.40 Ernest Mahony and Joshua Mahony Jr. resided in 1933 at 49 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.42 Ernest Mahony resided in 1934 at 49 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his father, Joshua.43 Bernice Healey remembered her Uncle Ernie as balding.45 He was an informant of the death of Joshua Mahony Jr., his father, on 22 August 1934; from diabetes.46,47,16 Ernest Mahony was an informant of the death of Joshua Mahony Jr., his father, on 22 August 1934; from diabetes.46,47,16 Ernest Mahony resided in 1935 at Milford, Connecticut.48 He resided in 1937 at 737 East Broadway, Milford, Connecticut.49
     Ernest Mahony, age 53, appears as head of household in the census of 16 April 1940 in 1088 East Broadway, Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut.9
     Ernest died on 24 June 1941 at 1088 East Broadway, Milford, Connecticut, at age 54 from suicide by illuminating gas.50,51 He was buried on 26 June 1941 at King's Higway Cemetery, Milford, Connecticut.52

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1900Waterbury, ConnecticutErnest Mahony appears as Ernest Mahoney, age 13, in the census of 14 June 1900 at Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Joshua Mahony Jr. as his son.5
1900Waterbury, ConnecticutErnest Mahony appears as Ernest Mahoney, age 13, in the census of 14 June 1900 at Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Joshua Mahony Jr. as his son.5
191051 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutErnest Mahony appears as Ernest Mahony, age 22, 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, ConnecticutErnest Mahony appears as Ernest Mahony, age 22, 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, ConnecticutErnest Mahony appears as Ernest Mahony, age 34, in the census of 13 January 1920 at Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Joshua Mahony Jr. as his son.33
1920Waterbury, ConnecticutErnest Mahony appears as Ernest Mahony, age 34, in the census of 13 January 1920 at Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Joshua Mahony Jr. as his son.33
1930Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutErnest Mahony appears as Ernest Mahony, age 40, in the census of 16 April 1930 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of Joshua Mahony Jr. as his son.8
1930Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutErnest Mahony appears as Ernest Mahony, age 40, in the census of 16 April 1930 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of Joshua Mahony Jr. as his son.8
19401088 East Broadway, Milford, New Haven County, ConnecticutErnest Mahony, age 53, appears as head of household in the census of 16 April 1940 in 1088 East Broadway, Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut.9

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
June 190055 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutErnest Mahony resided in June 1900 at 55 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his father, Joshua, and his siblings: Clara, Percy, and Willy.5
April 191051 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe resided in April 1910 at 51 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his father, stepmother Lilly, brother William, and cousin Mable Littlehales.3,25
191253 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe resided in 1912 at 53 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.26
191353 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe resided in 1913 at 53 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his father, stepmother, and cousin Mabel Littlehales. Also, living there was Bill Mahony, Ernest's nephew.27
191451 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe resided in 1914 at 51 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his father, Joshua.28
191551 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe resided in 1915 at 51 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his father, Joshua.29
June 191753 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutErnest Mahony resided in June 1917 at 53 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his father.6
191853 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe resided in 1918 at 53 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.32
January 192049 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutErnest and his son, Joshua Mahony Jr. 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.33
January 192049 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutErnest and his son, Joshua Mahony Jr. 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.33
between 1924 and 193449 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutErnest Mahony and Joshua Mahony Jr. resided between 1924 and 1934 at 49 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.34,35,36,37
between 1924 and 193449 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutErnest Mahony and Joshua Mahony Jr. resided between 1924 and 1934 at 49 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.34,35,36,37
1926737 East Broadway, Milford, ConnecticutErnest Mahony resided in 1926 at 737 East Broadway, Milford, Connecticut, with his father, Joshua.38
between 16 April 1930 and 193449 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe and Joshua Mahony Jr. 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.)8,39,40,41,42,43,44
16 April 193049 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutErnest Mahony and Joshua Mahony Jr. resided on 16 April 1930 at 49 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.8,39
193149 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutErnest Mahony and Joshua Mahony Jr. resided in 1931 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.41
193249 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutErnest Mahony and Joshua Mahony Jr. resided in 1932 at 49 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.40
193349 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutErnest Mahony and Joshua Mahony Jr. resided in 1933 at 49 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.42
193449 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutErnest Mahony resided in 1934 at 49 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his father, Joshua.43
1935Milford, ConnecticutHe resided in 1935 at Milford, Connecticut.48
1937737 East Broadway, Milford, ConnecticutHe resided in 1937 at 737 East Broadway, Milford, Connecticut.49

Citations

  1. [S1636] Ernest Mahoney entry, Birth Registration (21 July 1886).
  2. [S199] Ernest Mahony entry, Birth Certificate (22 July 1886).
  3. [S284] Joshua Mahony, 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 465, sheet 17B, dwelling 148, family 360.
  4. [S351] The Littlehales Family Bible.
  5. [S283] Joshua Mahoney household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 422, sheet 18, dwelling 270, family 401.
  6. [S161] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", Ernest Mahony; Roll 1561927.
  7. [S285] Joshua Mahony household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 433, sheet 12A, dwelling 75, family 218.
  8. [S286] Joshua Mahony household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-213, sheet 17B, dwelling 134, family 354.
  9. [S1294] Ernest Mahoney household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven County, Connecticut, population schedule, Milford, ED 5-123, sheet 7A, number of household 335.
  10. [S745] Milford Connecticut City Directory, Ernest Mahoney, 1941: died June 24, 1941 age 54.
  11. [S1406] Ernest Mahony's Death Certificate.
  12. [S1636] Ernest Mahoney entry, Birth Registration, shows the father as Joshua Mahoney (21 July 1886).
  13. [S199] Ernest Mahony entry, Birth Certificate, shows the father of Ernest Maohey as Joshua Mahoney (22 July 1886).
  14. [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 Ernest Mahoney.
  15. [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 the son of Ernest Mahoney as Joshua Mahoney.
  16. [S1083] The Waterbury American, Aug 22, 1934.
  17. [S210] The Waterbury Republican, Aug 23, 1934, shows that he is survived by a son, Ernest Mahony.
  18. [S1406] Ernest Mahony's Death Certificate, shows that Ernest's father was Joshua Mahony, born in England.
  19. [S1636] Ernest Mahoney entry, Birth Registration, shows the mother as Eliza A. Littlehales (21 July 1886).
  20. [S199] Ernest Mahony entry, Birth Certificate, shows the mother of Ernest Mahoney as Eliza A. Littlehales (22 July 1886).
  21. [S1406] Ernest Mahony's Death Certificate, shows that Ernest's mother was Elizabeth Littlehales, born in England.
  22. [S283] Joshua Mahoney household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 422, sheet 18, dwelling 270, family 401, shows birthdate as Jul 1886, age 13, and birthplace as England.
  23. [S285] Joshua Mahony household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 433, sheet 12A, dwelling 75, family 218, shows age 34 and Connecticut as birthplace.
  24. [S1406] Ernest Mahony's Death Certificate, shows that Ernest's birthdate was July 21, 1886, and birthplace was Waterbury, Conn.
  25. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory, his address is the same as his father and brother William's.
  26. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  27. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory, Page 234.
  28. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  29. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  30. [S1380] "Connecticut Military Census of 1917", Ernest Mahony.
  31. [S161] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918."
  32. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  33. [S285] Joshua Mahony household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 433, sheet 12A, dwelling 75, family 208.
  34. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  35. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory, Section M.
  36. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  37. [S210] The Waterbury Republican, Aug 23, 1934.
  38. [S745] Milford Connecticut City Directory, Ernest Mahoney, 1926, 737 East Broadway, Milford, Connecticut.
  39. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory, Section M, Page 397.
  40. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory, Page 355.
  41. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory, Page 389.
  42. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory.
  43. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory, Section M, Page 326.
  44. [S249] Joshua Mahony's Death Certificate, The death certificate shows 49 Wood Street.
  45. [S198] Interview, Bernice Healey, 31 July 1996.
  46. [S249] Joshua Mahony's Death Certificate.
  47. [S210] The Waterbury Republican, Aug 23, 1934, shows that he died yeterday at his home, 49 Wood Street.
  48. [S1406] Ernest Mahony's Death Certificate, shows that Ernest lived in Milford for the past seven years.
  49. [S745] Milford Connecticut City Directory, Ernest Mahoney, 1937 (Page 220), 737 East Broadway, Milford, Connecticut.
  50. [S745] Milford Connecticut City Directory, (Milford and Orange Connecticut City Directory, 1942): Ernest Mahoney, (Page 230): died June 24, 1941 age 54.
  51. [S1406] Ernest Mahony's Death Certificate, shows that he died between June 18-24, 1941 at home (1088 East Broadway) from suicide by illuminating gas.
  52. [S1406] Ernest Mahony's Death Certificate, shows that he was buried June 26, 1941, in King's Highway Cemetery, Milford, Conn.