Gladys Whitehouse1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9

F, b. 4 December 1901, d. 6 March 1995
Gladys Whitehouse Dwyer
FatherAlfred Whitehouse14,15,16,17
MotherRuth Ann Rigg10,11,12,13 b. 1866, d. 15 Nov 1961
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of Taryn Lynn Phelan
ChartsThomas Rigg Descendancy Chart
     Gladys Whitehouse appears as Gladys Whitehouse, age 9, in the census of 2 April 1911 at Barrow-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of Alfred Whitehouse as his daughter.1
     Gladys Whitehouse resided in April 1911 at 124 Anson Street, Barrow-In-Furness, England, with her parents and her sister, Laura.18 She immigrated on 17 August 1914 to New York, New York, sailing on the S. S. Laconia from Liverpool, England with her parents and sister, Laura.19,2,4 She was naturalized in 1914 at the United States.20,21
     Gladys Whitehouse appears as Gladys Whitehouse, age 18, in the census of 16 January 1920 at 74 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Alfred Whitehouse as his daughter.2 Gladys Whitehouse was an errand girl in the brass shop in January 1920 at Waterbury, Connecticut.2
     Gladys Whitehouse married John Patrick Dwyer on 27 February 1922 at Waterbury, Connecticut.3,22,8,9
     Gladys Whitehouse appears as Gladys Dwyer, age 28, in the census of 9 April 1930 at 27 Ives Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of John Patrick Dwyer as his wife.4
     Gladys Whitehouse appears as Gladys Dwyer, age 38, in the census of 21 April 1940 at 20 Young Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of John Patrick Dwyer as his wife, along with Ruth Mary Dwyer, John William Dwyer and Ruth Ann Whitehouse.5
     Gladys Whitehouse and Alfred Whitehouse resided at Donald Terrace, Waterbury, Connecticut. Gladys Whitehouse was a member at St. John's Episcopal Church, Waterbury, Connecticut.8 She was a housewife except for a period during WWII when she worked at U.S. Time Corp.9
     Gladys Whitehouse died on 6 March 1995 at Heatherwood Lane, Sarasota, Florida, at age 93 from heart failure.8,6,7,23

     Gladys was buried on 10 March 1995 at New Pine Grove Cemetery, Waterbury, Connecticut.9,24

Family

John Patrick Dwyer b. 19 Dec 1893, d. 20 Jan 1975
Children

Obituaries and Other News Articles

     The following obituary appeared in the Waterbury newspaper:

     Mrs. Gladys (Whitehouse) Dwyer, 93, of 3153 Heatherwood Lane, died Monday at Beneva Nursing Pavilion. She was the widow of John Dwyer.
     Mrs. Dwyer was born Dec. 4, 1901, in Barrow-in-Furness, England, daughter of the late Alfred and Ruth ( Griggs-sic) Whitehouse. She lived in Waterbury, Conn., for mnay years until moving to Sarasota neasrly 10 years ago. She was a former member of St. John's Episcopal Church in Waterbury.
     She leaves two sons, John W. Dwyer of Sarasota and Edward Dwyer of Naugatuck, Conn; eight grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.
     Graveside services Friday in New Pine Grove Cemetery, Waterbury.8

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1911Barrow-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandGladys Whitehouse appears as Gladys Whitehouse, age 9, in the census of 2 April 1911 at Barrow-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of Alfred Whitehouse as his daughter.1
192074 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutGladys Whitehouse appears as Gladys Whitehouse, age 18, in the census of 16 January 1920 at 74 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Alfred Whitehouse as his daughter.2
193027 Ives Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutGladys Whitehouse appears as Gladys Dwyer, age 28, in the census of 9 April 1930 at 27 Ives Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of John Patrick Dwyer as his wife.4
194020 Young Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutGladys Whitehouse appears as Gladys Dwyer, age 38, in the census of 21 April 1940 at 20 Young Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of John Patrick Dwyer as his wife, along with Ruth Mary Dwyer, John William Dwyer and Ruth Ann Whitehouse.5

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
April 1911124 Anson Street, Barrow-In-Furness, EnglandGladys Whitehouse resided in April 1911 at 124 Anson Street, Barrow-In-Furness, England, with her parents and her sister, Laura.18
Donald Terrace, Waterbury, ConnecticutGladys Whitehouse and Alfred Whitehouse resided at Donald Terrace, Waterbury, Connecticut.

Citations

  1. [S1087] 1911 England Census, Lancashire County, Barrow-In-Furness, England.
  2. [S285] Alfred Whitehouse household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 432, sheet 15B, dwelling 101, family 275.
  3. [S1665] CT State Library-(CT Vital Records)-Index of Marriages, 1897-1968, online www.ctatatelibrarydata.org, John Dwyer and Gladys Whitehouse; 1922-02-27, Waterbury.
  4. [S286] John Dwyer household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-214, sheet 8B, dwelling 133, family 195.
  5. [S1281] John Dwyer household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-179, sheet 19A, number of household , 27.
  6. [S159] Gladys Dwyer, 046-16-6017, Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014,.
  7. [S447] Gladys Dwyer, Florida Death Index, 1877-1998.
  8. [S219] The Waterbury Republican-American, 1995.
  9. [S583] Questionnaire, Edward (Ted) Dwyer to Taryn L. Phelan, 9 December 2007.
  10. [S1087] 1911 England Census, Lancashire County, Barrow-In-Furness, England, shows her mother as Ruth Ann Whitehouse.
  11. [S285] Alfred Whitehouse household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 432, sheet 15B, dwelling 101, family 275, shows mother as Ruthann Whitehouse.
  12. [S219] The Waterbury Republican-American, 1995, says Ruth (Griggs) Whitehouse.
  13. [S583] Questionnaire, Edward (Ted) Dwyer to Taryn L. Phelan, 9 December 2007, shows the mother of Gladys (Dwyer) Whitehouse as Ruth Anne Whitehouse.
  14. [S1087] 1911 England Census, Lancashire County, Barrow-In-Furness, England, shows the daughter of Alfred Whitehouse as Gladys Whitehouse.
  15. [S285] Alfred Whitehouse household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 432, sheet 15B, dwelling 101, family 275, shows father as Alfred Whitehouse.
  16. [S219] The Waterbury Republican-American, 1995, cites her father, Alfred.
  17. [S583] Questionnaire, Edward (Ted) Dwyer to Taryn L. Phelan, 9 December 2007, shows the father of Gladys (Dwyer) Whitehouse as Alfred Whitehouse.
  18. [S1087] 1911 England Census, Lancashire County, Barrow-In-Furness, England, shows residence.
  19. [S580] Alfred and Ruth Whitehouse and daughters, S. S. Laconia Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 17 August 1914; Microfilm serial: T715, Microfilm Roll: T715_2361as viewed on Ancestry.com.
  20. [S286] John Dwyer household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-214, sheet 8B, dwelling 133, family 195, shows Na when asked if the person was naturalized, but does not give the year.
  21. [S285] Alfred Whitehouse household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 432, sheet 15B, dwelling 101, family 275, shows NA in the column to check if a person is naturalized.
  22. [S286] John Dwyer household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-214, sheet 8B, dwelling 133, family 195, shows that John got married at age 28 while Gladys got married at age 20.
  23. [S583] Questionnaire, Edward (Ted) Dwyer to Taryn L. Phelan, 9 December 2007, shows her death date as March 6, 1995 in Sarasota, FL due to heart failure.
  24. [S219] The Waterbury Republican-American, 1995, shows that services would be Friday Mar 10 in New Pine Grove Cemetery.
  25. [S286] John Dwyer household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-214, sheet 8B, dwelling 133, family 195, shows mother as Gladys Dwyer.
  26. [S1281] John Dwyer household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbry, ED 5-179, sheet 19A, number of household , 27, shows mother of Ruth as Gladys Dwyer.
  27. [S510] Questionnaire, Patricia Parsons Palmer to Taryn L. Phelan, 25 October 2007.
  28. [S1281] John Dwyer household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-179, sheet 19A, number of household , 27, shows father of John as John Dwyer.
  29. [S487] Questionnaire, Patricia Dwyer Halquist to Taryn L. Phelan, 26 September 2007, shows John William Dwyer as the son of Gladys Whitehouse.