William David Hennessey1,2,3,4,5

M, b. 1 December 1894
FatherJohn Hennessey1,2,4 b. c 1860, d. bt 1923 - 1924
MotherBridget Harrington1,2,6 b. May 1858, d. 11 Aug 1919
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Taryn Lynn Phelan
ChartsJohn Hennessey Descendancy Chart
           William David Hennessey was born on 1 December 1894 at Waterbury, Connecticut..7,3,8,9
     William David Hennessey appears as William Hennessey, age 6, in the census of 2 June 1900 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of John Hennessey as his son.1 William David Hennessey resided on 2 June 1900 at 14 Bronson Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his parents John Hennessey and Bridget Harrington as well as with James Patrick Hennessey, John Joseph Hennessey and Joseph Francis Hennessey, his siblings; with their sons James, John, William, and Joseph.1
     William David Hennessey appears as William Hennessey, age 14, in the census of 25 April 1910 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of John Hennessey as his son.2
     William David Hennessey resided on 25 April 1910 at 342 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with John Hennessey and Bridget Harrington as well as with James Patrick Hennessey, John Joseph Hennessey and Joseph Francis Hennessey.2,10 William David Hennessey resided in 1914 at 342 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, The Waterbury Street Directory shows that he boards here. This is his family's home.11 He resided in 1915 at 342 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, The Waterbury Street Directory shows that he boards here. This is his family's home.12 He resided in 1916 at Bucks Hill, Waterbury, Connecticut, The Waterbury Street Directory shows that he boards here. This is his family's home.13
     Due to a need for men to serve during World War I, the United States instituted a draft. The first registration was for men between the ages of 21 and 31. As a result, this registration included men born between June 5, 1886 and June 5, 1896. William David Hennessey filled out a draft card on 5 June 1917 at Waterbury, Connecticut. He was described as tall stature, medium build with blue eyes and dark hair.3 He resided on 5 June 1917 at 342 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.3
     William David Hennessey appears as William Hennessey, age 25, in the census of 31 January 1920 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of John Hennessey as his son.4 William David Hennessey resided in January 1920 at 342 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his father and brothers, James (with his wife, Mary and their three daughters:Mary, Catherine, and Irene), Joseph, William, and John Jr.14,4 He resided in 1922 at 348 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his brother, James. His other brothers, John and Joseph, lived a few houses away on Baldwin Street.15
     William David Hennessey appears as William Hennessey, age 34, in the census of 4 April 1930 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of Sarah A. Phelan as a boarder.5
     William David Hennessey resided on 4 April 1930 at 434 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with Sarah A. Phelan as well as with William F. Rielly, George C. Reilly, Daniel Phelan, Dennis John Phelan and William F. Phelan.5 William David Hennessey filled out a draft card in 1942 at Waterbury, Connecticut. On this form, it asks for the name and address of a person who would always know his address. William wrote "Joseph Phelan, 700 Baldwin Street". Joseph was his first cousin.9 He resided in 1942 at 28 North Main Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.9

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1900Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutWilliam David Hennessey appears as William Hennessey, age 6, in the census of 2 June 1900 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of John Hennessey as his son.1
1910Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutWilliam David Hennessey appears as William Hennessey, age 14, in the census of 25 April 1910 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of John Hennessey as his son.2
1920Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutWilliam David Hennessey appears as William Hennessey, age 25, in the census of 31 January 1920 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of John Hennessey as his son.4
1930Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutWilliam David Hennessey appears as William Hennessey, age 34, in the census of 4 April 1930 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of Sarah A. Phelan as a boarder.5

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
2 June 190014 Bronson Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutWilliam David Hennessey resided on 2 June 1900 at 14 Bronson Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his parents John Hennessey and Bridget Harrington as well as with James Patrick Hennessey, John Joseph Hennessey and Joseph Francis Hennessey, his siblings; with their sons James, John, William, and Joseph.1
25 April 1910342 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutWilliam David Hennessey resided on 25 April 1910 at 342 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with John Hennessey and Bridget Harrington as well as with James Patrick Hennessey, John Joseph Hennessey and Joseph Francis Hennessey.2,10
1914342 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutWilliam David Hennessey resided in 1914 at 342 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, The Waterbury Street Directory shows that he boards here. This is his family's home.11
1915342 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe resided in 1915 at 342 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, The Waterbury Street Directory shows that he boards here. This is his family's home.12
1916Bucks Hill, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe resided in 1916 at Bucks Hill, Waterbury, Connecticut, The Waterbury Street Directory shows that he boards here. This is his family's home.13
5 June 1917342 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe resided on 5 June 1917 at 342 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.3
January 1920342 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe resided in January 1920 at 342 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his father and brothers, James (with his wife, Mary and their three daughters:Mary, Catherine, and Irene), Joseph, William, and John Jr.14,4
1922348 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHe resided in 1922 at 348 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his brother, James. His other brothers, John and Joseph, lived a few houses away on Baldwin Street.15
4 April 1930434 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutWilliam David Hennessey resided on 4 April 1930 at 434 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with Sarah A. Phelan as well as with William F. Rielly, George C. Reilly, Daniel Phelan, Dennis John Phelan and William F. Phelan.5
194228 North Main Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutWilliam David Hennessey resided in 1942 at 28 North Main Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.9

Citations

  1. [S283] John Hennessey household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 425, sheet 4A, dwelling 47, family 69.
  2. [S284] John Hennessey, 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 490, sheet 10B, dwelling 69, family 187.
  3. [S161] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", William David Hennessey, 5 June 1917.
  4. [S285] John Hennessey household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 470, sheet 65B, dwelling 342, family 1272.
  5. [S286] Sadie Riley household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 250, sheet 3B, dwelling 21, family 53.
  6. [S854] The Waterbury Evening Democrat, 12 August 1919, Page Nine, shows "son William."
  7. [S284] John Hennessey, 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 490, sheet 10B, dwelling 69, family 187, shows age 16 and birthplace as Connecticut.
  8. [S285] John Hennessey household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 470, sheet 65B, dwelling 342, family 1272, shows age 24 and birthplace as Connecticut.
  9. [S162] "WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1942", William David Hennessey, 1942.
  10. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, John Hennessey, 1910; Section H, Page 168.
  11. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, William Hennessey; 1914, Section H, Page 176.
  12. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, William D. Hennessey; 1915, Section H, Page 174.
  13. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, William Hennessey; 1916, Section H, Page 310.
  14. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, William Hennessey; 1920, Section H, Page 358.
  15. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, William D. Hennessey; Section H, Page 317; shows same address as his brother James.