Sarah Bergin1,2,3,4

F, b. 1834, d. 24 December 1869
FatherDaniel Bergin7,8
MotherMary Daly5,6
Relationship2nd great-grandmother of Taryn Lynn Phelan
ChartsDennis Phelan Descendancy Indented Chart
Daniel Bergin Descendancy Chart
           Sarah Bergin was born in 1834 at Clonaslee, Queens County, Ireland..9,10,11,12,13
     Sarah arrived at the Port of New York aboard the ship, the North America with her sister, Bridget Bergin on 2 December 1854 with Bridget Bergin, her sister.14
     Sarah Bergin married Dennis Phelan between 3 December 1854 and September 1855 at Connecticut In the ledger in Waterbury entitled Marriages in Waterbury, Oct 1851-Nov 1854 located in the Bureau of Vital Statistics, there was no marriage record of this couple. The book for the years 1855-1866 is missing, so a civil record of their marriage has not been located.15,16,17
     Sarah Bergin resided in June 1856 at Waterbury, Connecticut.18
     Sarah Bergin, age 30, appeared as head of household, along with Dennis Phelan, age , on the 1860 Federal Census of at Waterbury, Connecticut, enumerated 6 June 1860. Their children John J. and Mary were listed as living with them.19
     Sarah Bergin resided in November 1861 at Waterbury, Connecticut.20
     Sarah Bergin resided in January 1864 at Waterbury, Connecticut.21
     Sarah died on 24 December 1869 at Waterbury, Connecticut, from bowel inflammation.22,11,23 She was buried in December 1869 at Old St. Joe's Cemetery, Waterbury, Connecticut. She is buried alongside her daughter, Mary, and her sister, Bridget Bergin. Her tombstone is plopped on the ground in the middle of an aisle pathway. She may not be buried there since it looks as if the marker was just thrown on the ground from somewhere else. The inscription reads:
SARAH
wife of Dennis Phelan
Died Dec. 24, 1869
AE 36 Yrs
MARY
Their Child Died Aug.16, 1864
AE 7 Yrs
BRIDGET
Sister of Sarah Phelan
Died Aug 15, 1864
AE 26 Yrs
? of Queens County Ireland
Erected by Dennis Phelan.24

Family

Dennis Phelan b. c 1825, d. 10 Apr 1872
Children

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1860Waterbury, ConnecticutSarah Bergin, age 30, appeared as head of household, along with Dennis Phelan, age , on the 1860 Federal Census of at Waterbury, Connecticut, enumerated 6 June 1860. Their children John J. and Mary were listed as living with them.19

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
June 1856Waterbury, ConnecticutSarah Bergin resided in June 1856 at Waterbury, Connecticut.18
November 1861Waterbury, ConnecticutSarah Bergin resided in November 1861 at Waterbury, Connecticut.20
January 1864Waterbury, ConnecticutSarah Bergin resided in January 1864 at Waterbury, Connecticut.21

Citations

  1. [S1553] Ireland, Catholic Parish Registers, Baptism Records Transcript, Raheen (Kildare and Leighlin Diocese), 1655-1915, : 5 October 1834: Saly of Dan'l Bergin and May Whelan, National Library of Ireland.
  2. [S130] Dennis Phelan household, 1860 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED unknown cd3, sheet 28, dwelling 120, family 212.
  3. [S1388] Sarah Phalon, The U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885, New Haven, Connecticut, Census Year: 1870, nonpopulation schedule2, page no. 4, family number 714.
  4. [S1006] Sarah Phelan Tombstone, Old Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Hamilton Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut.
  5. [S820] Daniel Bergin's Death Certificate, shows Daniel's parents as Daniel Bergin and Mary Daley.
  6. [S1553] Ireland, Catholic Parish Registers, Baptism Records Transcript, Raheen (Kildare and Leighlin Diocese), 1655-1915, : 5 October 1834: Saly of Dan'l Bergin and May Whelan; shows her mother as May Whelan, National Library of Ireland.
  7. [S1553] Ireland, Catholic Parish Registers, Baptism Records Transcript, Raheen (Kildare and Leighlin Diocese), 1655-1915, : 5 October 1834: Saly of Dan'l Bergin and May Whelan; shows her father as Daniel Bergin, National Library of Ireland.
  8. [S820] Daniel Bergin's Death Certificate, shows Daniel's parents as Daniel Bergin and Mary Daley and Daniel is Sarah's sister.
  9. [S1622] Mary Phelan entry, Birth Registration, shows her mother as age 23 (20 September 1858).
  10. [S130] Dennis Phelan household, 1860 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED unknown cd3, sheet 28, dwelling 120, family 212, shows age 26.
  11. [S490] International Genealogical Index (IGI) Sarah Phelan; Connecticut Death and Burials, 1772-1934; Death: 24 December 1869 (Birth Est: 1833); Indexing Project: B03467-4; System Origin: Connecticut-EAsy; Source Film: 3183.
  12. [S1388] Sarah Phalon, The U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885, New Haven, Connecticut, Census Year: 1870, nonpopulation schedule2, page no. 4, family number 714, shows her age as 36 and birthplace as Ireland.
  13. [S1006] Sarah Phelan Tombstone, Old Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Hamilton Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut, shows age 36 and birthplace as Queens County, Ireland.
  14. [S724] Sarah and Bridget Bergin, North America Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 2 December 1854; Microfilm serial: M237, Shows Bridget and Sarah Burgan, Microfilm Roll: M237_148as viewed on Ancestry.com.
  15. [S724] Sarah and Bridget Bergin, North America Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 2 December 1854; Microfilm serial: M237, Sarah Bergin and her sister, Bridget, arrived to the US on December 2, 1854. So, she could not have been married before that to Dennis, Microfilm Roll: M237_148as viewed on Ancestry.com.
  16. [S701] John Phelan entry, Birth Registration Birth Registrations were how births were recorded in Waterbury. Birth Certificates did not exist for this year and were recorded in an index book., John was born in June 1856, so detract 9 months and that might be an estimate when they married (19 June 1856).
  17. [S1006] The inscription states "Sarah, wife of Dennis Phelan" Tombstone, Old Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Hamilton Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut.
  18. [S701] John Phelan entry, Birth Registration Birth Registrations were how births were recorded in Waterbury. Birth Certificates did not exist for this year and were recorded in an index book., John's birth was recorded in an index entitled Births In Waterbury: 1852-1858, Page 127. It shows the residence of the parents as Waterbury. (19 June 1856).
  19. [S130] Dennis Phalon household, 1860 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED unknown cd3, sheet 28, dwelling 120, family 212.
  20. [S702] Daniel Phelan entry, Birth Registration Birth Registrations were how births were recorded in Waterbury. Birth Certificates did not exist for this year and were recorded in an index book., (5 November 1861).
  21. [S703] Male Phelan entry, Birth Registration Birth Registrations were how births were recorded in Waterbury. Birth Certificates did not exist for this year and were recorded in an index., This birth was recorded in an index entitled Births: 1858-1871, Town Of Waterbury, on page 133. It shows the parents' residence. (6 January 1864).
  22. [S1388] Sarah Phalon, The U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885, New Haven, Connecticut, Census Year: 1870, nonpopulation schedule2, page no. 4, family number 714, shows cause of death: Inflammation bowels.
  23. [S1006] Shows "Sarah, wife of Dennis Phelan, died Dec. 24, 1869, AE. 36 years"" Tombstone, Old Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Hamilton Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut.
  24. [S1006] Shows "Sarah, wife of Dennis Phelan" Tombstone, Old Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Hamilton Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut.
  25. [S701] John Phelan entry, Birth Registration Birth Registrations were how births were recorded in Waterbury. Birth Certificates did not exist for this year and were recorded in an index book., John's birth was recorded in an index entitled Births In Waterbury: 1852-1858, Page 127. It shows his mother as Sarah (19 June 1856).
  26. [S1242] Unknown volume, John Phelan's Baptismal Record: shows mother as "Sarah"... unreadable, 22 June 1856, Archdiocese of Hartford Chancery.
  27. [S130] Dennis Phelan household, 1860 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED unknown cd3, sheet 28, dwelling 120|\212.
  28. [S37] John J. Phelan's Death Certificate, Deaths in the Town of Waterbury, Volume 5, January 1903- December 1906, Page 48.
  29. [S1622] Mary Phelan entry, Birth Registration, shows her mother as Sarah Bergin (20 September 1858).
  30. [S1243] Mary Phelan's Baptismal Record: shows mother as "Sera Bergan", 27 September 1858, Archdiocese of Hartford Chancery.
  31. [S1006] States "Mary, their child" referring to Dennis and Sarah Phelan Tombstone, Old Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Hamilton Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut.
  32. [S1260] Daniel Phelan's Baptismal Record: shows mother as Sarah Bergen, 18 November 1861, Archdiocese of Hartford Chancery.
  33. [S2] Daniel Phelan's Death Certificate.
  34. [S1566] Male Phalan entry, Birth Registration Birth Registrations were how births were recorded in Waterbury. Birth Certificates did not exist for this year and were recorded in an index., shows his father as Sarah Phalan (sic) (30 October 1862).
  35. [S703] Male Phelan entry, Birth Registration Birth Registrations were how births were recorded in Waterbury. Birth Certificates did not exist for this year and were recorded in an index., This birth was recorded in an index entitled Births: 1858-1871, Town Of Waterbury, on page 133. The register listed the mother's name as Sarah Bergen (6 January 1864).
  36. [S704] Patrick Phelan entry, Birth Registration Birth Registrations were how births were recorded in Waterbury. Birth Certificates did not exist for this year and were recorded in an index., This birth was recorded in an index entitled Births: 1858-1871, Town Of Waterbury, on page 169. It shows the mother's name as Sarah Phelan. (20 July 1865).
  37. [S1259] Patrick Phelan's Baptismal Record: shows mother as Sarah Bergan, 31 August 1865, Archdiocese of Hartford Chancery.
  38. [S36] Patrick Phelan's Death Certificate, 492.
  39. [S705] Mary Ann Phelan entry, Birth Registration Birth Registrations were how births were recorded in Waterbury. Birth Certificates did not exist for this year and were recorded in an index., This birth was recorded in an index entitled Births: 1858-1871, Town Of Waterbury, on page 247. It shows the mother as Sarah Bergin. (26 August 1868).
  40. [S1258] Mary Ann Phelan's Baptismal Record: shows mother as Sarah Bergen, 27 September 1868, Archdiocese of Hartford Chancery.
  41. [S831] Mary Synott, Mary Synott's Death Registration, Deaths in the Town of Waterbury, 1911-1914, Book 7, Page 163; shows mother as Sarah Bergin.
  42. [S1395] Mary Synott's Death Certificate, shows mother as Sarah Bergin.