David Thomas Cronan1,2,3

M, b. 26 November 1883, d. 18 May 1934
FatherPatrick Cronan4
MotherMary Madden5
ChartsThomas Rigg Descendancy Chart
John Smith Descendancy Chart
           David Thomas Cronan was born on 26 November 1883 at Waterbury, Connecticut..6,7,8,9
     David Thomas Cronan married Helen Smith, daughter of Seth Smith and Hannah Mary Rigg, circa 1911.3,10,11,12,13,14
     With no end in sight for World War I, the United States instituted its third and final registration. It included all men who were between the ages of 18 and 21, and 31 to 45 years of age. This added younger men than the previous registration, those who were born between September 12, 1897 and September 12, 1900; and added an older group of men, born between September 12, 1873 and September 12, 1888. David Thomas Cronan filled out a draft card on 12 September 1918 at Waterbury, Connecticut, He was of medium build, medium height with hazel eyes and light brown hair. The first finger on his right hand was off at the first joint.15 He and Helen Smith resided in September 1918 at 29 Charles Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.15
     David Thomas Cronan, age 35, appears as head of household in the census of 15 January 1920 in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, with Helen Smith, David Patrick Cronan and Mary Cronan.11 David Thomas Cronan and Helen Smith resided in January 1920 at 29 Charles Street with their children David and Mary.11 (an unknown value.)16
     David Thomas Cronan, age 47, appears as head of household in the census of 16 April 1930 in Waterbury, Connecticut, with Helen Smith, David Patrick Cronan and Mary Cronan.1 David Thomas Cronan and Helen Smith resided in April 1930 at 49 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with their children, David and Mary. They lived in a three family house. On another floor lived Joshua Mahony and his son, Ernest. This is Helen's sister's (Beatrice Mahony) father-in-law and brother-in-law.1 David Thomas Cronan resided in 1931 at 49 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, Joshua Mahony owned the house and lived there with his son, Ernest, on the second floor. David lived on the first floor with his own family. Mrs. Grace M. Schumm lived on the third floor.17 He resided in 1934 at 53 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.18 He and Helen Smith resided on 18 May 1934 at 205 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.19
     David Thomas Cronan died on 18 May 1934 at Brookside Home, Waterbury, Connecticut, at age 50 from bronchopneumonia and a contributary cause of acute myocarditis.2 He was buried in May 1934 at New St. Joseph's Cemetery, Waterbury, Connecticut.20 He and Helen Smith resided in 1935 at Waterbury, Connecticut.21

Family

Helen Smith b. 3 Aug 1885, d. 23 Jan 1961
Children

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1920Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutDavid Thomas Cronan, age 35, appears as head of household in the census of 15 January 1920 in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, with Helen Smith, David Patrick Cronan and Mary Cronan.11
1930Waterbury, ConnecticutDavid Thomas Cronan, age 47, appears as head of household in the census of 16 April 1930 in Waterbury, Connecticut, with Helen Smith, David Patrick Cronan and Mary Cronan.1

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
September 191829 Charles Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutDavid Thomas Cronan and Helen Smith resided in September 1918 at 29 Charles Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.15
January 192029 Charles Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutDavid Thomas Cronan and Helen Smith resided in January 1920 at 29 Charles Street with their children David and Mary.11
April 193049 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutDavid Thomas Cronan and Helen Smith resided in April 1930 at 49 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with their children, David and Mary. They lived in a three family house. On another floor lived Joshua Mahony and his son, Ernest. This is Helen's sister's (Beatrice Mahony) father-in-law and brother-in-law.1
193149 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutDavid Thomas Cronan resided in 1931 at 49 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, Joshua Mahony owned the house and lived there with his son, Ernest, on the second floor. David lived on the first floor with his own family. Mrs. Grace M. Schumm lived on the third floor.17
193453 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe resided in 1934 at 53 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.18
18 May 1934205 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe and Helen Smith resided on 18 May 1934 at 205 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.19
1935Waterbury, ConnecticutDavid Thomas Cronan and Helen Smith resided in 1935 at Waterbury, Connecticut.21

Citations

  1. [S286] David Cronan household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-213, sheet 17B, dwelling 134, family 356.
  2. [S927] David Cronan, David Cronan 's Death Registration, Deaths in the Town of Waterbury, January 1934-December 1937, Volume 12, Page 84.
  3. [S302] Ellen Cronan's Death Certificate.
  4. [S927] David Cronan, David Cronan 's Death Registration, Deaths in the Town of Waterbury, January 1934-December 1937, Volume 12, Page 84; shows father as Patrick Cronan of Ireland.
  5. [S927] David Cronan, David Cronan 's Death Registration, Deaths in the Town of Waterbury, January 1934-December 1937, Volume 12, Page 84; shows mother as Mary Madden of Ireland.
  6. [S303] Mary Cronan entry, Birth Certificate, shows age of father as 35 (31 December 1918).
  7. [S161] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", David P. Cronan; shows specific birthdate.
  8. [S286] David Cronan household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-213, sheet 17B, dwelling 134, family 356, shows age 47.
  9. [S927] David Cronan, David Cronan 's Death Registration, Deaths in the Town of Waterbury, January 1934-December 1937, Volume 12, Page 84; shows birth as 1883 in Waterbury.
  10. [S161] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", David P. Cronan; shows wife as Mrs. Helen Cronan.
  11. [S285] David Cronan household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 466, sheet 1B, dwelling 29, family 11.
  12. [S286] David Cronan household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-213, sheet 17B, dwelling 134, family 356, shows that David married at age 28 and Helen married at age 23.
  13. [S927] David Cronan, David Cronan 's Death Registration, Deaths in the Town of Waterbury, January 1934-December 1937, Volume 12, Page 84; shows David was married to Helen Smith.
  14. [S614] Interview, Bernice Mahony Healey, 5 November 1994.
  15. [S161] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", David P. Cronan.
  16. [S320] Interview, Bernice Mahony Healey, 10 December 1996.
  17. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, David P. Cronan; Mahony, Joshua; 1931; Section C, Page 716.
  18. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, David P. Cronan, 1934; Section C, Page 640.
  19. [S927] David Cronan, David Cronan 's Death Registration, Deaths in the Town of Waterbury, January 1934-December 1937, Volume 12, Page 84; shows address.
  20. [S927] David Cronan, David Cronan 's Death Registration, Deaths in the Town of Waterbury, January 1934-December 1937, Volume 12, Page 84; shows burial place.
  21. [S236] The Waterbury Republican-American, 18 Mar 1935, shows one of her surviving daughters as Mrs. Ellen Cronan of "this city" (Waterbury).
  22. [S285] David Cronan household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 466, sheet 1B, dwelling 29, family 11, shows father as David Cronan.
  23. [S286] David Cronan household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-213, sheet 17B, dwelling 134, family 356, shows the son of David Cronan as David Cronan.
  24. [S303] Mary Cronan entry, Birth Certificate (31 December 1918).
  25. [S286] David Cronan household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-213, sheet 17B, dwelling 134, family 356, shows the daughter of David Cronan as Mary Cronan.