Aldena E. Hamel1,2,3,4,5

F, b. 22 February 1885, d. 10 January 1970
ChartsDawson Descendancy Chart
           Aldena E. Hamel was born on 22 February 1885 at Waterbury, Connecticut..2,6,7 She was baptized on 26 February 1885 at Immaculate Conception Church, Waterbury, Connecticut.8
     Aldena E. Hamel married James Francis Phelan, son of Jeremiah Joseph Phelan and Mary Ellen Dolan, on 2 January 1913 at St. Anne's Church, Waterbury, Connecticut.9,2,10,11,12,13,14,15 At the time of her marriage, she was an inspector (most likely in one of the factories) at Waterbury.9
     Aldenaresided in June 1917 on 16 Eastwood Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut, with James.16
     Aldena E. Hamel appears as Albina Phelan, age 34, in the census of 17 January 1920 at Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut,in the household of James Francis Phelan as his wife.2
     Aldena E. Hamel and James Francis Phelan resided in January 1920 at 16 Eastwood Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut, with their two daughters, Marian and Gertrude.2
     Aldena E. Hamel appears as Aldena Phelan, age 43, in the census of 15 April 1930 at Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut,in the household of James Francis Phelan as his wife.3 Aldena and James Francis Phelan resided in April 1930 at 152 Plaza Avenue at Waterbury with their children Marian and Gertrude. James' sister, Rita Smith, lives next door with her family and with their mother, Mary Phelan.3 Aldena E. Hamel was a housewife in April 1930.3
     Aldena and James lived at 410 Waterville Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, in 1939 with their daughters, Gertrude and Marion.17
     Aldena E. Hamel appears as Aldena Phelan, age 55, in the census of 5 April 1940 at 370 Waterville Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of James Francis Phelan as his wife, along with Marion A. Phelan and Gertrude M. Phelan.4
     Aldena and James resided in 1942 at Midland Road, Waterbury, Connecticut.18
     Aldena E. Hamel and James Francis Phelan lived at 37 Garden Circle, Waterbury, Connecticut, in 1952.19 Aldena E. Hamel and James Francis Phelan lived at 37 Garden Circle, Waterbury, Connecticut, in 1955.20 Aldena E. Hamel and James Francis Phelan lived at 52 Manhan, Waterbury, Connecticut, in 1957.21 Aldena E. Hamel and James Francis Phelan lived at 55 Ludlow, Waterbury, Connecticut, in 1959.22 Aldena E. Hamel and James Francis Phelan lived at 55 Ludlow, Waterbury, Connecticut, in 1960.23
     Aldena E. Hamel and James Francis Phelan resided in January 1970 at 224 Moran Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.24
     Aldena E. died on 10 January 1970 at St. Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, Connecticut, at age 84 after a long illness.25,26 She was buried on 12 January 1970 at Mount Olivet, Watertown, Connecticut.27   

Family

James Francis Phelan b. 23 Nov 1887, d. 24 Jan 1974
Children

Obituaries and Other News Articles

     This obituary appeared in the Waterbury Sunday Republican newspaper:
Mrs. Aldena (Hamel) Phelan, 84, wife of James F. Phelan, 224 Moran Street died at St. Mary's Hosp. after a long illness. She was born in Waterbury, Feb. 22, 1885, the daughter of the late Elzeor and
Etudienne (Boivert) Hamel. Survivors besides her husband of Waterbury include 2 daughters, Mrs. Gertrude Cronan, Wtby, and Mrs. Leonard Roulier of Old Saybrook, 3 brothers, 5 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren. Funeral on Monday 12 Jan. Burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Watertown.28

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1920Waterbury, New Haven County, ConnecticutAldena E. Hamel appears as Albina Phelan, age 34, in the census of 17 January 1920 at Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut,in the household of James Francis Phelan as his wife.2
1930Waterbury, New Haven County, ConnecticutAldena E. Hamel appears as Aldena Phelan, age 43, in the census of 15 April 1930 at Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut,in the household of James Francis Phelan as his wife.3
1940370 Waterville Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutAldena E. Hamel appears as Aldena Phelan, age 55, in the census of 5 April 1940 at 370 Waterville Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of James Francis Phelan as his wife, along with Marion A. Phelan and Gertrude M. Phelan.4

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
June 191716 Eastwood Avenue, Waterbury, ConnecticutAldenaresided in June 1917 on 16 Eastwood Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut, with James.16
January 192016 Eastwood Avenue, Waterbury, ConnecticutAldena E. Hamel and James Francis Phelan resided in January 1920 at 16 Eastwood Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut, with their two daughters, Marian and Gertrude.2
April 1930152 Plaza Avenue, Waterbury, ConnecticutAldena and James Francis Phelan resided in April 1930 at 152 Plaza Avenue at Waterbury with their children Marian and Gertrude. James' sister, Rita Smith, lives next door with her family and with their mother, Mary Phelan.3
1942Midland Road, Waterbury, ConnecticutAldena and James resided in 1942 at Midland Road, Waterbury, Connecticut.18
January 1970224 Moran Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutAldena E. Hamel and James Francis Phelan resided in January 1970 at 224 Moran Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.24

Citations

  1. [S1650] Robert R. Bisaillon, St. Anne Marriages, 1886-1982, PHELAN, JAMES F., 24 ans, bap. 23-11-1887, St. Patrick, Waterbury, Ct. of Jeremiah & Mary Dolan, M. le 02-01-1913 à:
    HAMEL, MARY ALDINA, 27 ANS, INSPECTOR, BAP. 26-02-1885, Im. Conception, Waterbury, Ct, d. of Elzcar & Etudienne Boisvert.
  2. [S285] James F. Phelan household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 473, sheet 9B, dwelling 111, family 218.
  3. [S286] James F. Phelan household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 234, sheet 12A, dwelling 223, family 237.
  4. [S1281] James F. Phelan household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-218, sheet 4A, number of household , 63.
  5. [S1028] The Waterbury Republican, 11 January 1970, Page 8, shows Mrs. Aldena (Hamel) Phelan and that she was the daughter of the late Elzeor and Etudienne (Boisvert) Hamel.
  6. [S1281] James F. Phelan household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-218, sheet 4A, number of household , 63, shows age 55 and birthplace as Connecticut.
  7. [S1028] The Waterbury Republican, 11 January 1970, Page 8, shows her birthdate as February 22, 1885 in Waterbury.
  8. [S1650] Robert R. Bisaillon, St. Anne Marriages, 1886-1982, HAMEL, MARY ALDINA, 27 ANS, INSPECTOR, BAP. 26-02-1885, Im. Conception, Waterbury, Ct, d. of Elzcar & Etudienne Boisvert.
  9. [S1650] Robert R. Bisaillon, St. Anne Marriages, 1886-1982, PHELAN, JAMES F., 24 ans, clerk, bap. 23-11-1887, St. Patrick, Waterbury, Ct. of Jeremiah & Mary Dolan, M. le 02-01-1913 à:
    HAMEL, MARY ALDINA, 27 ANS, INSPECTOR, BAP. 26-02-1885, Im. Conception, Waterbury, Ct, d. of Elzcar & Etudienne Boisvert.
  10. [S286] James F. Phelan household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 234, sheet 12A, dwelling 223, family 237, shows age at first marriage for James was 25 and for Aldena was age 26.
  11. [S164] Connecticut City Directories, James F. (Aldena) Phelan, 1939; Section P, Page 481.
  12. [S1281] James F. Phelan household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-218, sheet 4A, number of household , 63, shows Aldena to be the wife of James F. Phelan.
  13. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, Aldena Phelan, No State Number, 10 January 1970,shows spouse as James Phelan.
  14. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, James F. Phelan, No State Number, 24 January 1974,shows spouse as Aldena.
  15. [S1028] The Waterbury Republican, 11 January 1970, Page 8, shows "wife of James F. Phelan."
  16. [S161] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", James Francis Phelan; shows his Home address as 16 Eastwood Ave., Waterbury, Conn.
  17. [S164] Connecticut City Directories, James F. (Aldena) Phelan, 1939; Section P, Page 481; shows 410 Waterville as address.
  18. [S162] "WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1942", James Francis Phelan; shows his Place of Residence as Midland Rd., Waterbury, New Haven, Conn.
  19. [S164] Connecticut City Directories, James F. (Aldena) Phelan, 1952; Section P, Page 565.
  20. [S164] Connecticut City Directories, James F. (Aldena) Phelan, 1955; Section P, Page 623.
  21. [S164] Connecticut City Directories, James F. (Aldina) Phelan, 1957; Section P, Page 544.
  22. [S164] Connecticut City Directories, James F. (Aldena) Phelan, 1959; Section P, Page 514.
  23. [S164] Connecticut City Directories, James F. (Aldena H.) Phelan, 1960; Section P, Page 484.
  24. [S1028] The Waterbury Republican, 11 January 1970, Page 8, shows their residence as 224 Moran Street.
  25. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, Aldena Phelan, No State Number, 10 January 1970.
  26. [S1028] The Waterbury Republican, 11 January 1970, Page 8, shows that she died at St. Mary's Hospital after a long illness.
  27. [S1028] The Waterbury Republican, 11 January 1970, Page 8, shows her funeral will be on Monday (12 January) and burial will be in Mount Olivet, Watertown.
  28. [S1028] The Waterbury Republican, 11 January 1970, Page 8.
  29. [S286] James F. Phelan household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 234, sheet 12A, dwelling 223, family 237, shows mother as Aldena E. Phelan.
  30. [S1281] James F. Phelan household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-218, sheet 4A, number of household , 63, shows mother as Aldena Phelan.
  31. [S1028] The Waterbury Republican, 11 January 1970, Page 8, shows her surviving daughter as Mrs. Leonard Roulier.
  32. [S1034] E-mail, Leonard Roulier to Taryn L. Phelan, 13 November 2009, Len wrote that James and Aldena Phelan had two daughters: Marion and Gertrude.
  33. [S1028] The Waterbury Republican, 11 January 1970, Page 8, shows her surviving daughter as Mrs. Gertrude Cronan.