William J. Verriker Sr.1,2

M, b. 13 July 1902, d. 7 February 1987
FatherEdward F. Verriker3 b. Sep 1869, d. 8 Dec 1914
MotherBridget A. Lehane4,5 b. 30 May 1870, d. 5 Jun 1952
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Taryn Lynn Phelan
           William J. Verriker Sr. was born on 13 July 1902 at Waterbury, Connecticut..6,7,8 He was baptized on 20 July 1902 at St. Francis Xavier Church, Waterbury, Connecticut. Sponsors were James Whitney and Mary Hogan. He was baptized by John Fleming.9
     William J. Verriker Sr. appears as William J. Verriker, age 40, in the census of 5 April 1940 at 183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Bridget A. Lehane as her son, along with Mabel R. Verriker and Loretta E. Verriker.1   
     William J. Verriker Sr. married Fernande Grenier on 12 June 1948 in her parish church, Montreal, Canada.7,10,11
     William J. died on 7 February 1987 at Waterbury, Connecticut, at age 84 from arteriosclerotic heart disease.2,7 He was buried at Calvary Cemetery, Waterbury, Connecticut.7

Family

Fernande Grenier b. 6 Feb 1921, d. 8 Aug 2013
Children

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1940183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutWilliam J. Verriker Sr. appears as William J. Verriker, age 40, in the census of 5 April 1940 at 183 Kelsey Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Bridget A. Lehane as her son, along with Mabel R. Verriker and Loretta E. Verriker.1

Citations

  1. [S1281] Bridget Verriker household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 244, sheet 61A, number of household , 113.
  2. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, William J. Verriker, State File #04172, 7 February 1987.
  3. [S1459] William Verriker Baptismal Record: Shows William as the son of Edward Verriker, 20 July 1902, Saint Francis Xavier Church.
  4. [S1459] William Verriker Baptismal Record: Shows William as the son of Birgitta Leehan, 20 July 1902, Saint Francis Xavier Church.
  5. [S1281] Bridget Verriker household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 244, sheet 61A, number of household , 113, shows William J. Verriker as the son of Bridget Verriker.
  6. [S1459] William Verriker Baptismal Record: Shows William's birthdate as the 13 of July (1902), 20 July 1902, Saint Francis Xavier Church.
  7. [S335] Interview, Fern Verriker, 25 Jan , 1999.
  8. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, William J. Verriker, State File #04172, 7 February 1987,shows specific birthdate and birthplace as Connecticut.
  9. [S1459] William Verriker Baptismal Record: The Transcript reads as follows: " July 20. Bapt. Gulielmum Jacobum natum die 13 hujus ex Eduardo Verriker et Birgitta Leehan ex ej: Sp Jacobus Whitney et Maria Hogan. Jno. Fleming", 20 July 1902, Saint Francis Xavier Church.
  10. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, William J. Verriker, #04172, 7 February, 1987,shows spouse as Fern.
  11. [S1336] The Waterbury Republican-American, 11 August 2013, shows she was the widow of William Verriker.
  12. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, William J. Verriker, #12132, 13 May 1999,shows father's surname as Verriker Sr.