Mary Dee1,2,3,4

F, b. 28 March 1905, d. 8 February 1947
FatherJohn Dee5,6,7,8,9 b. c 1871, d. 14 Jun 1929
MotherBridget Drohan10,11,12 b. 4 Mar 1877, d. 5 Mar 1951
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Taryn Lynn Phelan
           Mary Dee was born on 28 March 1905 at Toor, County Waterford, Ireland..13,14,15
     Mary Dee resided in March 1905 at Toor, County Waterford, Ireland.16
     Mary Dee appears as Mary Dee, age 6, in the census of 2 April 1911 at Toor, (Grange Parish), County Waterford, Ireland,in the household of John Dee as his daughter, with Bridget Drohan, Bridget Dee, Catherine Dee, Patrick Dee, Margaret Dee and John Dee; John's sister, Kate Dee, was also enumerated with the family as well as Thomas Ryan and John Dorney, farm servants.3 Mary Dee was Catholic; Roman Catholics.17 She emigrated from Queenstown County, Ireland, departing from Cobh on 10 January 1926.18
     Her intended destination was Waterbury, and she arrived at the Port of New York aboard the S. S. Scythia on 20 January 1926 The log said that she was on her way to see her sister.19,20
     Mary Dee, age 20, appeared on the census of 1930 at Harrison, New York, along with a Katherine Dee.21
     Mary Dee married Mark Anthony Whelan, son of Mark Whelan and Mary Prior, in May 1941 at Manhattan, New York.22 (an unknown value.)23
     Mary Dee and Mark Anthony Whelan resided on 27 January 1947 at 2680 Heath Avenue, Bronx, New York.24
     Mary died on 8 February 1947 at the House of Calvary Hospital, Bronx, New York, at age 41 from a brain tumor.25 She was buried on 11 February 1947 at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, Westchester, New York.26

Family

Mark Anthony Whelan b. 11 Apr 1898, d. 29 Jul 1957
Child

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1911Toor, (Grange Parish), County Waterford, IrelandMary Dee appears as Mary Dee, age 6, in the census of 2 April 1911 at Toor, (Grange Parish), County Waterford, Ireland,in the household of John Dee as his daughter, with Bridget Drohan, Bridget Dee, Catherine Dee, Patrick Dee, Margaret Dee and John Dee; John's sister, Kate Dee, was also enumerated with the family as well as Thomas Ryan and John Dorney, farm servants.3
1930Harrison, New YorkMary Dee, age 20, appeared on the census of 1930 at Harrison, New York, along with a Katherine Dee.21

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
March 1905Toor, County Waterford, IrelandMary Dee resided in March 1905 at Toor, County Waterford, Ireland.16
27 January 19472680 Heath Avenue, Bronx, New YorkMary Dee and Mark Anthony Whelan resided on 27 January 1947 at 2680 Heath Avenue, Bronx, New York.24

Citations

  1. [S1438] Ireland Civil Births Index: Mary Dee.
  2. [S1247] Mary Dee's Baptismal Record, 30 March 1905, Irish Family History Foundation.
  3. [S1015] 2 April 1911 Census of Ireland, Waterford County, Town of Toor, Ireland.
  4. [S1409] Mary Whelan's Death Certificate, Bureau of Records, Department of Health, Borough of Bronx.
    Filed February 10,1947.
  5. [S1438] Ireland Civil Births Index: Mary Dee; shows her father as John Dee.
  6. [S1247] Mary Dee's Baptismal Record: shows father as John Dee, 30 March 1905, Irish Family History Foundation.
  7. [S1015] 2 April 1911 Census of Ireland, Waterford County, Town of Toor, Ireland, shows Mary Dee as the daughter of John Dee.
  8. [S720] Mary Dee, S.S. Scythia Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 20 January 1926; Microfilm serial: T715, shows father as John Dee, 4 Grange, Youghal Co. Cork, Microfilm Roll:T715_3787as viewed on Ancestry.com.
  9. [S1409] Mary Whelan's Death Certificate, shows father as John Dee and his birthplace as Ireland.
  10. [S1438] Ireland Civil Births Index: Mary Dee; shows her mother as Bridget Dee, formerly Drohan.
  11. [S1247] Mary Dee's Baptismal Record: shows mother as Brigid Drohan, 30 March 1905, Irish Family History Foundation.
  12. [S1409] Mary Whelan's Death Certificate, shows mother as Bridget Drohan and her birthplace as Ireland.
  13. [S1438] Ireland Civil Births Index: Mary Dee; Birth: 28 March 1905, Tour (sic) (Registered in the District of Ardmore and the Union of Youghal in the County of Waterford on 25 April 1905).
  14. [S720] Mary Dee, S.S. Scythia Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 20 January 1926; Microfilm serial: T715, shows age 20 and Irish nationality, Microfilm Roll:T715_3787as viewed on Ancestry.com.
  15. [S1409] Mary Whelan's Death Certificate, shows birthdate as March 28, 1905 and birthplace as Ireland.
  16. [S1247] Mary Dee's Baptismal Record: shows address as Tour, 30 March 1905, Irish Family History Foundation.
  17. [S1015] 2 April 1911 Census of Ireland, Waterford County, Town of Toor, Ireland, shows their religion as Roman Catholic.
  18. [S720] Mary Dee, S.S. Scythia Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 20 January 1926; Microfilm serial: T715, Microfilm Roll:T715_3787as viewed on Ancestry.com.
  19. [S720] Mary Dee, S.S. Scythia Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 20 January 1926; Microfilm serial: T715, shows Waterbury as the final destination, Microfilm Roll:T715_3787as viewed on Ancestry.com.
  20. [S1409] Mary Whelan's Death Certificate, shows the length of residence in City of New York immediately prior to death as 21 years.
  21. [S722] William G. Chandler household, 1930 United States Federal Census, Westchester, New York, population schedule, Harrison, ED 162, sheet 6B, dwelling 86, family 86.
  22. [S1409] Mary Whelan's Death Certificate, shows marital status as married and that she was the wife of Mark Whelan.
  23. [S809] Phone conversation, Jackie Phelan, 27 July 2008.
  24. [S1409] Mary Whelan's Death Certificate, shows residence as 2680 Heath, Bronx, NY.
  25. [S326] Interview, Kathleen Healey, December, 1996.
  26. [S1409] Mary Whelan's Death Certificate, shows date of burial February 11, 1947 and place of burial as Gate of Heaven.