Mary Costigan1,2,3

F, b. circa 1834, d. 10 December 1892
FatherPatrick Costigan4
MotherMary Costigan4
ChartsDennis Phelan Descendancy Indented Chart
           Mary Costigan was born circa 1834 at Ireland..5,6 She was also known to have been born in 1840 at Ireland.7
     Mary Costigan, age 35, appears in the household of Harriet Lee in the census of 7 July 1870 in Waterbury, Connecticut, as a domestic servant.8
     Mary Costigan resided in September 1870 at Waterbury, Connecticut.9
     Mary Costigan married Dennis Phelan on 24 September 1870 at The Immaculate Conception Church, Waterbury, Connecticut, The couple was married by the Reverend Robert J. Sullivan (Catholic Curator). The register also has a heading called Date of Intention with the date also being 24 September 1870. Witnesses were Thomas Boylan and Julia Kiernan.
     The church record was originally written in Latin:
     Sep 24 in mat. conf. Dionysius Phelan et Mariam Costigan. test. Thomas Boylan et Julia Kiernan.
     Robt J. Sullivan.10,11,12,13,14,2,15
     Mary Costigan resided bt 1870-1890 at 84 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,26
     Dennis died on 10 April 1872 at Waterbury, Connecticut, of pneumonia leaving Mary a widow.27
     Mary Costigan resided in 1872 at Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.28
     Mary Costigan resided in 1873 at Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.29
     Mary Costigan resided in 1874 at Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.30
     Mary Costigan, age 42, appears as Mary Phalen, head of household in the census of 1876 in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, with John J. Phelan, Daniel Phelan, Patrick Phelan and Mary Ann Phelan.31
     Mary Costigan resided in 1876 at Waterbury, Connecticut, with her stepchildren : John, Daniel, Patrick, and Mary.31
     Mary Costigan, age 45, appears as head of household in the census of 5 June 1880 in Waterbury, Connecticut, with Daniel Phelan, Patrick Phelan and Mary Ann Phelan.1
     Mary Costigan resided in June 1880 at 84 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her stepchildren : Daniel, Patrick, and Mary.1
     Mary Costigan resided in 1882 at 84 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her stepson, John.14
     Mary Costigan resided in 1884 at 84 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her stepsons, John (and wife, Mary) and Daniel.32
     Mary Costigan resided in 1885 at 84 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her stepsons, John (and wife, Mary) and Daniel.2
     Mary Costigan resided in 1887 at 84 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her stepsons, Daniel and John (and John's wife, Mary.)33
     Mary Costigan resided in 1892 at Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.34
     Mary Costigan died on 10 December 1892 at Waterbury, Connecticut, from apoplexy and exhaustion.35,36 She was buried in December 1892 at Old St. Joe's, Waterbury, Connecticut, Section E.37

Family

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

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1870Waterbury, ConnecticutMary Costigan, age 35, appears in the household of Harriet Lee in the census of 7 July 1870 in Waterbury, Connecticut, as a domestic servant.8
1876Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutMary Costigan, age 42, appears as Mary Phalen, head of household in the census of 1876 in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, with John J. Phelan, Daniel Phelan, Patrick Phelan and Mary Ann Phelan.31
1880Waterbury, ConnecticutMary Costigan, age 45, appears as head of household in the census of 5 June 1880 in Waterbury, Connecticut, with Daniel Phelan, Patrick Phelan and Mary Ann Phelan.1

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
September 1870Waterbury, ConnecticutMary Costigan resided in September 1870 at Waterbury, Connecticut.9
bt 1870-189084 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutMary Costigan resided bt 1870-1890 at 84 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,26
1872Baldwin Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutMary Costigan resided in 1872 at Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.28
1873Baldwin Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutMary Costigan resided in 1873 at Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.29
1874Baldwin Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutMary Costigan resided in 1874 at Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.30
1876Waterbury, ConnecticutMary Costigan resided in 1876 at Waterbury, Connecticut, with her stepchildren : John, Daniel, Patrick, and Mary.31
June 188084 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutMary Costigan resided in June 1880 at 84 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her stepchildren : Daniel, Patrick, and Mary.1
188284 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutMary Costigan resided in 1882 at 84 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her stepson, John.14
188484 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutMary Costigan resided in 1884 at 84 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her stepsons, John (and wife, Mary) and Daniel.32
188584 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutMary Costigan resided in 1885 at 84 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her stepsons, John (and wife, Mary) and Daniel.2
188784 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutMary Costigan resided in 1887 at 84 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her stepsons, Daniel and John (and John's wife, Mary.)33
1892Baldwin Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutMary Costigan resided in 1892 at Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.34

Citations

  1. [S129] Mary Phelan household, 1880 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 39, page 20, dwelling 145, family 201.
  2. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, Mary Phelan, widow of Dennis, 1885; Section P, Page 184.
  3. [S879] Mary Costigan Phalen, Mary Phelan's Death Registration, Volume 3, DEATHS, Jan.1887-Dec.1898, Town of Waterbury, Pages 284-285; shows Mary Phalen (maiden name as Costigan).
  4. [S879] Mary Costigan Phalen, Mary Phelan's Death Registration, Volume 3, DEATHS, Jan.1887-Dec.1898, Town of Waterbury, Pages 284-285; shows her parents as Patrick and Mary.
  5. [S693] Mary Phelan household, City and Town of Waterbury (Connecticut) 1876 Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED Ward 4,,page 83, dwelling 534, family 828, shows age 42 and birthplace as Ireland.
  6. [S879] Mary Costigan Phalen, Mary Phelan's Death Registration, Volume 3, DEATHS, Jan.1887-Dec.1898, Town of Waterbury, Pages 284-285; shows age 57 and birthplace as Ireland.
  7. [S740] Town of Waterbury: Dennis Phelan and Mary Costigan;24 September 1870; Marriages: Jan. 1867 to Dec. 1873, Inc Town of Waterbury,Volume 2, Pages 105-106; by whom married-Reverend Patrick L. Sullivan (Catholic Curator). Shows her age as 30 and birthplace as Ireland.
  8. [S131] Harriet Lee household, 1870 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury.
  9. [S740] Town of Waterbury: Dennis Phelan and Mary Costigan;24 September 1870; Marriages: Jan. 1867 to Dec. 1873, Inc Town of Waterbury,Volume 2, Pages 105-106; by whom married-Reverend Patrick L. Sullivan (Catholic Curator). Shows her residence as Waterbury, Conn.
  10. [S740] Town of Waterbury: Dennis Phelan and Mary Costigan;24 September 1870; Marriages: Jan. 1867 to Dec. 1873, Inc Town of Waterbury,Volume 2, Pages 105-106; by whom married-Reverend Patrick L. Sullivan (Catholic Curator). This was the second marriage for Dennis and the first for Mary.
  11. [S1262] Marriages in the Immaculate Conception Church: entry for Denis Phelan and Mary Costigan, 24 September 1870 Archdiocese of Hartford Chancery, 134 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, Connecticut.
  12. [S129] Mary Phelan household, 1880 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 39, page 20, dwelling 145, family 201, the box for WIDOWED was checked off.
  13. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, Mary Phelan, wid. of Dennis Phelan, 1883; Section P, Page 183.
  14. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, Mary Phelan, widow of Dennis, 1882; Section P, Page 161.
  15. [S879] Mary Costigan Phalen, Mary Phelan's Death Registration, Volume 3, DEATHS, Jan.1887-Dec.1898, Town of Waterbury, Pages 284-285; shows widow of Dennis.
  16. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, 1870, Phelan, D.; Section P, Page 75.
  17. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, 1871, Phelan, D.; Section P, Page 96.
  18. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, 1872, page 95.
  19. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, 1873,Phelan, Mary wid Dennis; Section P, Page 104.
  20. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, 1874, Phelan, Mary widow Dennis; Section P, Page 109.
  21. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, 1875, Phelan, Mary widow Dennis; Section P, Page 104.
  22. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, 1876, Phelan, Mary widow Dennis; Section P, Page 106.
  23. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, 1888, Phelan, Mary widow Dennis; Section P, Page226.
  24. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, 1889, Phelan, Mary widow Dennis; Section P, Page 231.
  25. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, 1890, Phelan, Mary widow Dennis; Section P, Page 241.
  26. [S129] Mary Phelan household, 1880 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 39, page 20, dwelling 145, family 201, in 1880.
  27. [S875] Dennis Phalen, Dennis Phelan's Death Registration, Volume 1, DEATHS, Jan.1864-Dec.1873, Town of Waterbury, Page 100.
  28. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, Mrs. Mary Phelan, 1972; Section P, Page 95; shows h. Baldwin.
  29. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, Mrs. Mary Phelan (widow), 1873; Section P, Page 104; shows h. Baldwin.
  30. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, Mrs. Mary Phelan (widow), 1874; Section P, Page 109; shows head of Baldwin.
  31. [S693] Mary Phalen household, City and Town of Waterbury (Connecticut) 1876 Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED Ward 4,,page 83, dwelling 534, family 828.
  32. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, 1884, Phelan, John J.; Phelan, Daniel; Phelan, Mary,widow Dennis; Section P, Page 185.
  33. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, Waterbury and Naugatuck Directory, 1887; Mary Phelan, widow of Dennis, Section P, Page 214.
  34. [S879] Mary Costigan Phalen, Mary Phelan's Death Registration, Volume 3, DEATHS, Jan.1887-Dec.1898, Town of Waterbury, Pages 284-285; shows her residence.
  35. [S879] Mary Costigan Phalen, Mary Phelan's Death Registration, Volume 3, DEATHS, Jan.1887-Dec.1898, Town of Waterbury, Pages 284-285.
  36. [S1025] The Waterbury Democrat, 12 December 1892, No Page Visible.
  37. [S1527] Connecticut, Hale Collections of Cemetery Inscriptions, 224-3: Phalen, Mary Costigan, wife of Dennis, born 1835, died 1892. Connecticut State Library.