Eliza Mahony1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

F, b. 17 June 1852, d. between 1910 and 1920
FatherJoshua Mahony9,2,10,11 b. 23 Jan 1822, d. 17 Feb 1895
MotherJane Baker12,2,11 b. 29 Jul 1821, d. 5 Jan 1890
Relationship2nd great-grandaunt of Taryn Lynn Phelan
ChartsNicholas and Elizabeth Fleming Mahony Descendancy Chart
           Eliza Mahony was born on 17 June 1852 at 21 Holly Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England..1,13,14,15,16
     Eliza Mahony appears as Eliza Mahony, age 8, in the census of 1861 at 21 Holly Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England,in the household of Joshua Mahony as his daughter, along with Jane Baker, Henry Mahony, Frederick Mahony, Joshua Mahony Jr., Joshua Mahony Jr., Elizabeth Mahony, John Walter Mahony, Bernard M. Murphy, Ann Mahony, James Murphy, Anne Murphy and John Henry Murphy; The Murphys were his sister, Ann's, family.2,17 Eliza Mahony resided in 1861 at 21 Holly Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, with her parents and siblings: Henry, Frederick, Joshua, Elizabeth, and John. Her aunt and uncle, Bernard and Ann Mahony Murphy and their children James, Anne and John were visiting the Mahony family.2
     The marriage of Eliza Mahony and Harry Knowles Birkinshaw was registered in June Quarter of 1870 in the Sheffield, England registration district.3,4,18,19,20
     Eliza Mahony appears as Eliza Burkinshaw, age 18, in the census of 1871 at Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire, England,in the household of Harry Knowles Birkinshaw as his wife.4 Eliza Mahony and Harry Knowles Birkinshaw resided in 1871 at 66 Ecclesall Road, Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire, England, with their infant daughter, Annie.4 Eliza Mahony and Harry Knowles Birkinshaw immigrated in 1872 to the United States.15,8
     Eliza Mahony appears as Eliza Berkenshaw, age 27, in the census of 16 June 1880 at Thomaston, Litchfield, Connecticut,in the household of Harry Knowles Birkinshaw as his wife.5 Eliza Mahony and Harry Knowles Birkinshaw resided in June 1880 at Thomaston, Connecticut, with their children: Amelia, Ada, and Clara as well as several boarders.5
     Eliza Mahony, age 31, appears in the census of 1881 in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England, as a visitor in the household of Thomas and Martha Hardcastle.21
     Eliza Mahony appears as Eliza Birkenshaw, age 47, in the census of 13 June 1900 at Brooklyn, Kings, New York,in the household of Harry Knowles Birkinshaw as his wife; Ann Birkinshaw, Harry's mother, was also enumerated on this census with this family.7 Eliza Mahony and Harry Knowles Birkinshaw resided on 13 June 1900 at 301 South Fifth Street, Brooklyn, New York, with their daughters Amelia, Ada, and Clara as well as Harry's mother, Ann.7 Eliza Mahony and Harry Knowles Birkinshaw were found on a passenger list on 27 September 1905 at New York, New York, having sailed from Liverpool, England on the 18th of September on the S.S. Caronia.22
     Eliza Mahony appears as Eliza Birkinshaw, age 57, in the census of 1910 at Brooklyn (Ward 13), Kings, New York,in the household of Harry Knowles Birkinshaw as his wife.8 Eliza Mahony and Harry Knowles Birkinshaw resided in 1910 at 301 South 5th Street, Brooklyn, New York, with their daughters Clara and Ada. It appears that their other daughter, Amelia, lived in the same house but on a different floor with her husband, Paul, and their two children.8
     Eliza Mahony died between 1910 and 1920 at Brooklyn, New York.23

Family

Harry Knowles Birkinshaw b. 1848, d. bt Jan 1920 - Sep 1920
Children

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
186121 Holly Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, EnglandEliza Mahony appears as Eliza Mahony, age 8, in the census of 1861 at 21 Holly Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England,in the household of Joshua Mahony as his daughter, along with Jane Baker, Henry Mahony, Frederick Mahony, Joshua Mahony Jr., Joshua Mahony Jr., Elizabeth Mahony, John Walter Mahony, Bernard M. Murphy, Ann Mahony, James Murphy, Anne Murphy and John Henry Murphy; The Murphys were his sister, Ann's, family.2,17
1871Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire, EnglandEliza Mahony appears as Eliza Burkinshaw, age 18, in the census of 1871 at Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire, England,in the household of Harry Knowles Birkinshaw as his wife.4
1880Thomaston, Litchfield, ConnecticutEliza Mahony appears as Eliza Berkenshaw, age 27, in the census of 16 June 1880 at Thomaston, Litchfield, Connecticut,in the household of Harry Knowles Birkinshaw as his wife.5
1881Barnsley, Yorkshire, EnglandEliza Mahony, age 31, appears in the census of 1881 in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England, as a visitor in the household of Thomas and Martha Hardcastle.21
1900Brooklyn, Kings, New YorkEliza Mahony appears as Eliza Birkenshaw, age 47, in the census of 13 June 1900 at Brooklyn, Kings, New York,in the household of Harry Knowles Birkinshaw as his wife; Ann Birkinshaw, Harry's mother, was also enumerated on this census with this family.7
1910Brooklyn (Ward 13), Kings, New YorkEliza Mahony appears as Eliza Birkinshaw, age 57, in the census of 1910 at Brooklyn (Ward 13), Kings, New York,in the household of Harry Knowles Birkinshaw as his wife.8

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
186121 Holly Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, EnglandEliza Mahony resided in 1861 at 21 Holly Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, with her parents and siblings: Henry, Frederick, Joshua, Elizabeth, and John. Her aunt and uncle, Bernard and Ann Mahony Murphy and their children James, Anne and John were visiting the Mahony family.2
187166 Ecclesall Road, Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire, EnglandShe and Harry Knowles Birkinshaw resided in 1871 at 66 Ecclesall Road, Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire, England, with their infant daughter, Annie.4
June 1880Thomaston, ConnecticutEliza Mahony and Harry Knowles Birkinshaw resided in June 1880 at Thomaston, Connecticut, with their children: Amelia, Ada, and Clara as well as several boarders.5
13 June 1900301 South Fifth Street, Brooklyn, New YorkEliza Mahony and Harry Knowles Birkinshaw resided on 13 June 1900 at 301 South Fifth Street, Brooklyn, New York, with their daughters Amelia, Ada, and Clara as well as Harry's mother, Ann.7
1910301 South 5th Street, Brooklyn, New YorkEliza Mahony and Harry Knowles Birkinshaw resided in 1910 at 301 South 5th Street, Brooklyn, New York, with their daughters Clara and Ada. It appears that their other daughter, Amelia, lived in the same house but on a different floor with her husband, Paul, and their two children.8

Citations

  1. [S607] Eliza Mahony, Birth Certificate (29 June 1852).
  2. [S385] 1861 England Census, Yorkshire County, Sheffield, England, GSU Roll 543138.
  3. [S217] England and Wales, Free BMD Marriage Index:1837-1983: Harry Burkinshaw and Eliza Mahony, 1870 (Apr-May-Jun Quarter); Volume 9c; Page 488.
  4. [S383] 1871 England Census, Yorkshire County, Sheffield, England, GSU Roll 847224.
  5. [S547] Harry Berkenshaw household, 1880 United States Federal Census, Litchfield, Connecticut, ED 25.
  6. [S382] 1881 England Census, Yorkshire County, Barnsley, England, GSU Roll 1342111.
  7. [S548] Harry Birkenshaw household, 1900 United States Federal Census, Kings, New York, population schedule, Brooklyn, ED 187, sheet 13, dwelling 117, family 293.
  8. [S550] Harry K. Birkinshaw household, 1910 United States Federal Census, Kings, New York, population schedule, Brooklyn, ED 274, sheet 18B, dwelling 170, family 356.
  9. [S607] Eliza Mahony, Birth Certificate, shows father as Joshua Mahony (29 June 1852).
  10. [S382] 1881 England Census, Yorkshire County, Sheffield, England, GSU Roll 1342122.
  11. [S594] Notes on the Mahoney/Newbould Family, Ruth Parker Storrs to Robert Smith.
  12. [S607] Eliza Mahony, Birth Certificate, shows mother as Jane Mahony, formerly Littlehales (29 June 1852).
  13. [S385] 1861 England Census, Yorkshire County, Sheffield, England, GSU Roll 543138, shows age 8.
  14. [S383] 1871 England Census, Yorkshire County, Sheffield, England, GSU Roll 847224, shows age 18 and birthplace as Sheffield, Yorkshire.
  15. [S548] Harry Birkenshaw household, 1900 United States Federal Census, Kings, New York, population schedule, Brooklyn, ED 187, sheet 13, dwelling 117, family 293, shows age 47 and birthplace as England.
  16. [S550] Harry K. Birkinshaw household, 1910 United States Federal Census, Kings, New York, population schedule, Brooklyn, ED 274, sheet 18B, dwelling 170, family 356, shows age 57 and birthplace as England.
  17. [S609] John Walter Mahony, Birth Certificate, shows his residence as 21 Holly Street, Sheffield, England (16 April 1861).
  18. [S547] Harry Berkenshaw household, 1880 United States Federal Census, Litchfield, Connecticut, ED 25.
  19. [S548] Harry Birkenshaw household, 1900 United States Federal Census, Kings, New York, population schedule, Brooklyn, ED 187, sheet 13, dwelling 117, family 293, shows Eliza as wife and married for 30 years.
  20. [S550] Harry K. Birkinshaw household, 1910 United States Federal Census, Kings, New York, population schedule, Brooklyn, ED 274, sheet 18B, dwelling 170, family 356, shows that the couple was married for 39 years.
  21. [S382] 1881 England Census, Yorkshire County, Barnsley, England, GSU Roll unknown cd7.
  22. [S549] Harry and Eliza Birkinshaw, S. S. Caronia Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 27 September 1905; Microfilm serial: T715, Microfilm Roll:T715_625as viewed on Ancestry.com.
  23. [S551] Harry K. Birkinshaw household, 1920 United States Federal Census, Kings, New York, population schedule, Brooklyn Assembly District 21, ED 1339, sheet 84, dwelling 87, family her husband appears as widowed.
  24. [S383] 1871 England Census, Yorkshire County, Sheffield, England, GSU Roll 847224, shows mother as ELiza Burkinshaw.
  25. [S547] Harry Berkenshaw household, 1880 United States Federal Census, Litchfield, Connecticut, ED 25.
  26. [S548] Harry Birkenshaw household, 1900 United States Federal Census, Kings, New York, population schedule, Brooklyn, ED 187, sheet 13, dwelling 117, family 293, shows mother as Eliza Birkenshaw.
  27. [S550] Harry K. Birkinshaw household, 1910 United States Federal Census, Kings, New York, population schedule, Brooklyn, ED 274, sheet 18B, dwelling 170, family 356, shows mother as Eliza Birkinshaw.