John Dwyer1,2,3,4

M, b. November 1852, d. 30 December 1918
FatherJohn Dwyer5
RelationshipGreat-grandfather of Taryn Lynn Phelan
ChartsJohn Dwyer Descendancy Indented Chart
Dawson Descendancy Chart
           John Dwyer was born in November 1852 at Ireland..6,7,8,5
     A John Dwyer matching the same age was found on a passenger list on 19 May 1874 at New York, New York, sailing from Queenstown, Ireland on the S. S. Baltic9and a John Dwyer was found on a passenger list on 27 November 1874 at New York, New York, sailing from Ireland on the S. S. City of Montreal.10
     John Dwyer resided between 1875 and 1876 at boards 66 Mill, Waterbury, Connecticut.11
     John Dwyer married first Mary Gorman.1,12
     John Dwyer, age 29, appears erroneously as John Wyer, head of household in the census of 4 June 1880 in 11 Queen Street, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, with Mary Gorman, Mary Agnes Dwyer and Catherine A. Dwyer.1
     John Dwyer resided between 1882 and 1889 at 48 Bishop, Waterbury, Connecticut.13,14,15
     Mary died between 1880 to 1888 in Hartford, Connecticut, leaving John a widower.
     John Dwyer married second Anna Dawson, daughter of Peter Dawson and Ellen Cummins, on 11 April 1888 at Waterbury, Connecticut; by Robert A. Lowe, Justice of the Peace. (From what their daughter Anna has said, it sounds like John and Anna were friends beforehand.)16,17,18,19,20,12
     John Dwyer resided between 1893 and 1918 at 23 South St., Waterbury, Connecticut.17,21
     John Dwyer, age 45, appears as head of household in the census of 15 June 1900 in 86 Washington Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut, with Anna Dawson, Michael Francis Mitchell, Helen Marie Dwyer and Anna Frances Dwyer.3,22
     John Dwyer resided in 1902 at 86 Washington, Waterbury, Connecticut.23
     John Dwyer and Anna Dawson resided in 1908 at 86 Washington, Waterbury, Connecticut, with their two daughters.24
     John Dwyer, age 58, appears as head of household in the census of 20 April 1910 in 23 South Street, Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, with Anna Dawson, Anna Frances Dwyer and Helen Marie Dwyer.4,25
     John Dwyer and Anna Dawson resided in 1912 at South Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.26
     John Dwyer and Anna Dawson resided in 1914 at 23 South Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with their daughter, Anna.27
     John Dwyer and Anna Dawson resided in 1915 at 23 South Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with their daughter, Anna.28
     John Dwyer and Anna Dawson resided in 1916 at 23 South Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with their daughter, Anna.29
     John Dwyer and Anna Dawson resided in 1917 at 23 South Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with their daughter, Anna. According to Anna F. Dwyer, her mother lived downstairs and she lived on the second floor.30,12
     John died on 30 December 1918 at 23 South Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, at age 66 of pulmonary edema, secondary to cerebral apoplexy.5,17,31 He was buried on 2 January 1919 at New St. Joseph's Cemetery, Waterbury, Connecticut.17,32

Family 1

Mary Gorman b. c 1851, d. between 1880 to 1888
Children

Family 2

Anna Dawson b. 1848, d. 17 Jun 1935
Children

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
188011 Queen Street, Hartford, Hartford, ConnecticutJohn Dwyer, age 29, appears erroneously as John Wyer, head of household in the census of 4 June 1880 in 11 Queen Street, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, with Mary Gorman, Mary Agnes Dwyer and Catherine A. Dwyer.1
190086 Washington Avenue, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Dwyer, age 45, appears as head of household in the census of 15 June 1900 in 86 Washington Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut, with Anna Dawson, Michael Francis Mitchell, Helen Marie Dwyer and Anna Frances Dwyer.3,22
191023 South Street, Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutJohn Dwyer, age 58, appears as head of household in the census of 20 April 1910 in 23 South Street, Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, with Anna Dawson, Anna Frances Dwyer and Helen Marie Dwyer.4,25

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
between 1875 and 1876boards 66 Mill, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Dwyer resided between 1875 and 1876 at boards 66 Mill, Waterbury, Connecticut.11
between 1882 and 188948 Bishop, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Dwyer resided between 1882 and 1889 at 48 Bishop, Waterbury, Connecticut.13,14,15
between 1893 and 191823 South St., Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Dwyer resided between 1893 and 1918 at 23 South St., Waterbury, Connecticut.17,21
190286 Washington, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Dwyer resided in 1902 at 86 Washington, Waterbury, Connecticut.23
190886 Washington, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Dwyer and Anna Dawson resided in 1908 at 86 Washington, Waterbury, Connecticut, with their two daughters.24
1912South Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Dwyer and Anna Dawson resided in 1912 at South Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.26
191423 South Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Dwyer and Anna Dawson resided in 1914 at 23 South Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with their daughter, Anna.27
191523 South Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Dwyer and Anna Dawson resided in 1915 at 23 South Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with their daughter, Anna.28
191623 South Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Dwyer and Anna Dawson resided in 1916 at 23 South Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with their daughter, Anna.29
191723 South Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Dwyer and Anna Dawson resided in 1917 at 23 South Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with their daughter, Anna. According to Anna F. Dwyer, her mother lived downstairs and she lived on the second floor.30,12

Citations

  1. [S658] John Dwyer household, 1880 United States Federal Census, Hartford, Connecticut, population schedule, Hartford, ED 6, sheet 15, dwelling 73, family 165.
  2. [S1321] The Marriage of John Dwyer and Anna Mitchell, 11 April, 1888, Registered in the book: Waterbury Marriages, Jan 1874-1894, Volume 3, Pages 282-283.His surname is written erroneously as John Wyer, State of Connecticut Bureau of Vital Statistics, 235 Grand Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.
  3. [S283] John Dwyer household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 23, sheet 435, dwelling 234, family 458.
  4. [S284] John Dwyer, 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 484, sheet 11B, dwelling 74, family 149.
  5. [S87] John Dwyer's Death Certificate.
  6. [S658] John Dwyer household, 1880 United States Federal Census, Hartford, Connecticut, population schedule, Hartford, ED 6, sheet 15, dwelling 73, family 165, shows age 29 and birthplace as Ireland.
  7. [S83] Anna Dwyer entry, Birth Certificate, (6 Jan 1892).
  8. [S284] John Dwyer, 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 484, sheet 11B, dwelling 74, family 149, shows birthplace as Ireland.
  9. [S1369] John Dwyer, S.S. Baltic Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 19 May 1874; Microfilm serial: M237, John Dwyer, Microfilm Roll: 389as viewed on Ancestry.com.
  10. [S1370] John Dwyer, S.S. City of Montreal Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 27 November 1874; Microfilm serial: M237, John Dwyer, Microfilm Roll: 395as viewed on Ancestry.com.
  11. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, 1875-1876, page 50.
  12. [S55] Interview, Anna Dwyer, 1980's.
  13. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, 1882, page 9.
  14. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, 1888, page 96.
  15. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, 1889, page 98.
  16. [S1321] The Marriage of John Dwyer and Anna Mitchell, 11 April, 1888, Registered in the book: Waterbury Marriages, Jan 1874-1894, Volume 3, Pages 282-283.The Groom, whose name was erroneously written as John Wyer, was described as 37 years old, residing in Waterbury, but born in Ireland. It was written that this was his second marriage as he was widowed. The bride, Annie Mitchell, was described as 37 years old, residing in Waterbury, but born in Ireland. It, too, shows that this is the second marriage as she was widowed. They were joined in marriage by Robert A. Lowe, Justice of the Peace, State of Connecticut Bureau of Vital Statistics, 235 Grand Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.
  17. [S63] The Waterbury Republican, Dec 31, 1918.
  18. [S88] Anna Dwyer's Death Certificate.
  19. [S67] The Waterbury Democrat, June 18, 1935.
  20. [S283] John Dwyer household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 23, sheet 435, dwelling 234, family 458, shows that they were married for 12 years.
  21. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, Helen Dwyer, 1910.
  22. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, John Dwyer, 1900; Section D, Page 157.
  23. [S164] Connecticut City Directories, Waterbury,1902 (Section D, Page 37): shows John Dwyer, h 86 Washington.
  24. [S164] Connecticut City Directories, Waterbury,1908 (Section D, Page 26): shows John Dwyer, h 86 Washington.
  25. [S164] Connecticut City Directories, Waterbury,1910: shows John Dwyer, h 23 South.
  26. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, John Dwyer,1912.
  27. [S164] Connecticut City Directories, Waterbury, 1914: John Dwyer; Section D, Page 124.
  28. [S164] Connecticut City Directories, Waterbury, 1915: John Dwyer; Section D, Page 123.
  29. [S164] Connecticut City Directories, Waterbury, 1916: John Dwyer; Section D, Page 255.
  30. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, 1917.
  31. [S731] The Waterbury Democrat, 30 Dec 1918, Page 7, shows that he died at home, 23 South Main Street.
  32. [S732] The Waterbury Democrat, 2 January, 1919, Page 7.
  33. [S490] International Genealogical Index (IGI) Mary Dwyer; shows father as John Dwyer.
  34. [S66] The Waterbury Republican-American, June 28, 1969.
  35. [S147] Mary Slavin's Death Certificate.
  36. [S1579] Certificate, Katherine A. Dwyer and William T. Hayden marriage of 25 November 1903, shows the bride's father as John Dwyer.
  37. [S105] The Waterbury Republican.
  38. [S6] Joseph and Helen Phelan's Marriage Certificate.
  39. [S84] Helen Dwyer entry, Birth Certificate (27 dec 1888).
  40. [S91] The Waterbury Republican, 25 September, 1943.
  41. [S50] Helen Phelan's Death Certificate.
  42. [S85] John Dwyer entry, Birth Certificate (29 mar 1890).
  43. [S878] John Dwyer, Death Registration, Volume 3, DEATHS, Jan.1887-Dec.1898, Town of Waterbury, shows parents as John and Annie Dwyer.
  44. [S86] Anna F. Dwyer's Death Certificate.
  45. [S89] The Waterbury Republican.