Joseph Francis Phelan1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11

M, b. 7 April 1892, d. 27 September 1958
Joseph "Papa Joe" Phelan
(Photo courtesy of Moira Phelan Grenier)
FatherJohn J. Phelan1,2,3,9,12,11 b. 19 Jun 1856, d. 16 Dec 1903
MotherMary E. Hennessey1,2,13,14,3,9,12,11 b. 7 Jun 1857, d. 5 Feb 1919
RelationshipGrandfather of Taryn Lynn Phelan
ChartsDennis Phelan Descendancy Indented Chart
John Dwyer Descendancy Indented Chart
Daniel Bergin Descendancy Chart
John Hennessey Descendancy Chart
Dawson Descendancy Chart
           Joseph Francis Phelan was born on 7 April 1892 at 434 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut..15,16,17,4,18,19,20,21,22,9
     Joseph Francis Phelan appears as Joseph Phelan, age 8, in the census of 15 June 1900 at 398 Baldwin Street (rear), Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of John J. Phelan as his son.2   
     Joseph Francis Phelan married Helen Marie Dwyer, daughter of John Dwyer and Anna Dawson, on 11 September 1913 at St. Francis Church, Waterbury, Connecticut. They were married by the Reverend Father Curtin who celebrated the nuptial mass. The attending couple were George Phelan, a brother of the groom, and Miss Anna Dwyer, a sister of the bride. As both were well known in that section of the city, the church was crowded with friends and relatives. They left on a trip to Washington and other places of interest.3,12,23,24,25,5,26,27,28,29,30,31 Joseph Francis Phelan was an informant to the death of John Joseph Phelan, his son, on on 8 September 1914 at 23 South Street, Waterbury, Connecticut; from exhaustion due to nephritic and marasmus. Thomas E. Parker, M.D.
P.S. Bergin, Undertaker.32,33,34
     Joseph Francis Phelan, age 28, appears as head of household in the census of 5 January 1920 in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, with Helen Marie Dwyer, Joseph Francis Phelan Jr., Anna Dawson, Anna Frances Dwyer and Francis Joseph Phelan.5   

     Joseph Francis Phelan, age 37, appears as head of household in the census of 5 June 1930 in 700 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with Helen Marie Dwyer, Anna Dawson, Anna Frances Dwyer, Joseph Francis Phelan Jr., Francis Joseph Phelan and Ralph Thomas Phelan.6    Joseph Francis Phelan was an informant to the death of William F. Phelan, his brother, on 19 March 1937 at St. Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, Connecticut; of carcinoma of the right lung and a secondary cause of terminal bronchopneumonia.35,36
     He was a former quarterback for the Rover AC Football Team.12
     Joseph Francis Phelan, age 47, appears as head of household in the census of 2 April 1940 in 700 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, with Helen Marie Dwyer, Joseph Francis Phelan Jr., Francis Joseph Phelan, Ralph Thomas Phelan and Anna Frances Dwyer; The census showed that he owned his own home which had a value of $3,500.7    and a pitcher for the Waterbury Police Department Baseball Team.12 Joseph Francis Phelan was an informant to the death of Dennis John Phelan; of cancer of the tongue and the glands of the neck and throat. He was at the cancer home for 7 months until his death.37 Joseph Francis Phelan was an informant to the death of Helen Marie Dwyer; of spleno-myelogenous leukemia.29,38
     Joseph Francis Phelan married Loretta Leonard at Waterbury, Connecticut.12,11,9,39 Joseph Francis Phelan died on 27 September 1958 at 700 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, at age 66 of a coronary occlusion due to luekemia, anemia and arteriosclerosis heart disease.9,10,12 He was buried on 1 October 1958 at Calvary Cemetery, Waterbury, Connecticut. Alongside his wife, Helen, second wife, Loretta, and Loretta's sister and father.12,9,40

Family 1

Helen Marie Dwyer b. 27 Dec 1888, d. 24 Sep 1943
Children

Family 2

Loretta Leonard b. 25 Aug 1896, d. 11 Jan 1969

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1900398 Baldwin Street (rear), Waterbury, ConnecticutJoseph Francis Phelan appears as Joseph Phelan, age 8, in the census of 15 June 1900 at 398 Baldwin Street (rear), Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of John J. Phelan as his son.2
1920Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutJoseph Francis Phelan, age 28, appears as head of household in the census of 5 January 1920 in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, with Helen Marie Dwyer, Joseph Francis Phelan Jr., Anna Dawson, Anna Frances Dwyer and Francis Joseph Phelan.5
1930700 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJoseph Francis Phelan, age 37, appears as head of household in the census of 5 June 1930 in 700 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with Helen Marie Dwyer, Anna Dawson, Anna Frances Dwyer, Joseph Francis Phelan Jr., Francis Joseph Phelan and Ralph Thomas Phelan.6
1940700 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, New Haven County, ConnecticutJoseph Francis Phelan, age 47, appears as head of household in the census of 2 April 1940 in 700 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, with Helen Marie Dwyer, Joseph Francis Phelan Jr., Francis Joseph Phelan, Ralph Thomas Phelan and Anna Frances Dwyer; The census showed that he owned his own home which had a value of $3,500.7

Citations

  1. [S45] Joseph Francis Phelan entry, Birth Certificate (7 April 1892).
  2. [S283] John J. Phelan household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, waterbury, ED 432, sheet 25, dwelling 263, family 468.
  3. [S6] Joseph and Helen Phelan's Marriage Certificate.
  4. [S161] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", Joseph Francis Phelan, 1917.
  5. [S285] Joseph Phelan household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 464, sheet 6A, dwelling 41, family 110.
  6. [S286] Joseph F. Phelan household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-250, sheet 6B, dwelling 47, family 123.
  7. [S1281] Joseph F. household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-24, sheet 1A, number of household , 9.
  8. [S162] "WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1942", Joseph Francis Phelan, 1942.
  9. [S49] Joseph Phelan's Death Certificate.
  10. [S1666] CT State Library-(CT Vital Records)-Index of Deaths, 1897-1968, online www.ctatatelibrarydata.org, Josep (sic) Phelan; 1958-09-27, Waterbury.
  11. [S1] Interview, Ralph Phelan.
  12. [S65] The Waterbury Republican-American, Sept 29, 1958.
  13. [S68] The Waterbury Republican, February 6, 1919, shows survivors.
  14. [S730] The Waterbury Evening Democrat, February 7, 1919, Page 7, shows survivors.
  15. [S283] John J. Phelan household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 432, sheet 25, dwelling 263, family 468, shows age 8.
  16. [S22] Joseph F. Phelan Jr. entry, Birth Certificate (28 May, 1916).
  17. [S33] Francis Phelan entry, Birth Certificate (16 December, 1917).
  18. [S285] Joseph Phelan household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 464, sheet 6A, dwelling 41, family 110, shows age 28 and birthplace as Connecticut.
  19. [S1532] Ralph Phelan entry, Birth Certificate, shows the father's age as 33 and birth place as Waterbury, Conn. (Received for record on the 17 October 1924).
  20. [S286] Joseph F. Phelan household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-250, sheet 6B, dwelling 47, family 123, says age 37.
  21. [S1281] Joseph F. household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-24, sheet 1A, number of household , 9, shows Joe as age 47 and birthplace as Connecticut.
  22. [S162] "WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1942", Joseph Francis Phelan, 1942; shows April 6th instead of 7th.
  23. [S284] John Dwyer, 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 484, sheet 11B, dwelling 74, family 149, says married for 22 years.
  24. [S673] The Waterbury Republican-American, 12 September 1913.
  25. [S161] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", Joseph Francis Phelan, 1917; shows Joseph Phelan as married.
  26. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, 1925.
  27. [S286] Joseph F. Phelan household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-250, sheet 6B, dwelling 47, family 123, says married 21 years.
  28. [S1281] Joseph F. household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-24, sheet 1A, number of household , 9, shows that Helen is his wife.
  29. [S50] Helen Phelan's Death Certificate.
  30. [S91] The Waterbury Republican, 25 September, 1943.
  31. [S674] The Waterbury Republican-American, 28 September 1943.
  32. [S1563] John Joseph Phelan, Death Registration.
  33. [S10] John Phelan's Death Certificate.
  34. [S1666] CT State Library-(CT Vital Records)-Index of Deaths, 1897-1968, online www.ctatatelibrarydata.org, John Phelan; 1914-09-08, Waterbury.
  35. [S40] William Phelan's Death Certificate.
  36. [S1666] CT State Library-(CT Vital Records)-Index of Deaths, 1897-1968, online www.ctatatelibrarydata.org, William Phelan; 1937-03-19, Waterbury.
  37. [S41] Dennis Phelan's Death Certificate, Volume 39.
  38. [S1666] CT State Library-(CT Vital Records)-Index of Deaths, 1897-1968, online www.ctatatelibrarydata.org, Helen Phelan; 1943-09-24, Waterbury.
  39. [S51] Loretta Phelan's Death Certificate.
  40. [S109] Personal knowledge.
  41. [S9] John J. Phelan entry, Birth Certificate (18 June 1914).
  42. [S746] John Joseph Phelan's Certificate of Baptism: shows father, 24 June 1914, Saint Francis Xavier Church.
  43. [S1563] John Joseph Phelan, Death Registration, shows father as Joseph Phelan.
  44. [S10] John Phelan's Death Certificate, shows father as John Dwyer.
  45. [S749] Joseph Francis Phelan's Certificate of Baptism: shows father, 28 May 1916, Saint Francis Xavier Church.
  46. [S1450] Marriage Register, St. Francis Xavier Church, Waterbury, Connecticut: entry for Joseph Phelan and Ann McNamara, 24 October 1942. Saint Francis Xavier Church, 625 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, shows his father as Joseph Phelan.
  47. [S24] The Waterbury Republican, Jun 17, 1964.
  48. [S23] Joseph Phelan Jr's Death Certificate.
  49. [S103] Moira Grenier, "Moira Grenier's Family Group Sheet."
  50. [S747] Francis Joseph Phelan's Certificate of Baptism: shows father, 23 December 1917, Saint Francis Xavier Church.
  51. [S286] Joseph F. Phelan household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-250, sheet 6B, dwelling 47|\123.
  52. [S1281] Joseph F. household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-24, sheet 1A, number of household , 9, shows Francis Phelan as son of Joseph F. Phelan.
  53. [S1451] Marriage Register, St. Francis Xavier Church, Waterbury, Connecticut: entry for Francis Phalen and Alice Carmody, 14 September 1940. Saint Francis Xavier Church, 625 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, shows father as Joseph Phelan.
  54. [S69] The Waterbury Republican, May 23, 1968.
  55. [S1532] Ralph Phelan entry, Birth Certificate, shows father as Joseph Phelan (Received for record on the 17 October 1924).
  56. [S748] Ralph Thomas Phelan's Certificate of Baptism: shows father, 26 October 1924, Saint Francis Xavier Church.
  57. [S1405] Social Security Applications, 1936-2007, Ralph Thomas Phelan; shows father as Joseph Phelan.
  58. [S11] Ralph and Jacklyn Phelan's Marriage Certificate.
  59. [S1281] Joseph F. household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-24, sheet 1A, number of household , 9, shows Ralph Phelan as son of Joseph F. Phelan.
  60. [S13] Ralph T. Phelan's Death Certificate.
  61. [S12] The Waterbury Republican American.