William J. Reilly1,2

M, b. 20 July 1883, d. 28 June 1912
Willliam J. Reilly
(This photo was scanned from the Waterbury Evening
Democrat newspaper which published it for his obituary)
ChartsDennis Phelan Descendancy Indented Chart
Daniel Bergin Descendancy Chart
John Hennessey Descendancy Chart
           William J. Reilly was born on 20 July 1883 at Waterbury, Connecticut..3,2
     William J. Reilly married Sarah A. Phelan, daughter of John J. Phelan and Mary E. Hennessey, on 2 November 1903 at St. Francis Xavier Church, Waterbury, Connecticut. They were joined in marriage by the Rev. J. J. Curtin.1,4,5,6
     William J. died on 28 June 1912 at Wolcott, Connecticut, at age 28.2,7 He was buried on 1 July 1912 at New St. Joseph's Cemetery, Waterbury, Connecticut, in lot # 92.2,8


Sarah A. Phelan b. 3 Jan 1884, d. 30 Jan 1932


  1. [S1578] Certificate, William J. Reilly and Sarah Phelan marriage of 2 November 1903.
  2. [S827] William Reilly, William Reilly's Death Registration, Deaths in the Town of Waterbury, 1911-1914, Book 7, Page 93.
  3. [S1578] Certificate, William J. Reilly and Sarah Phelan marriage of 2 November 1903, shows the groom's age as 20 and birth place as Waterbury.
  4. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, Sadie A. Reilly (wid William), 1927; Book Section P, Page 466.
  5. [S46] Sarah Reilly's Death Certificate.
  6. [S144] The Waterbury Republican, 31 January, 1932, states "widow of William Reilly."
  7. [S828] Phone conversation, Mary Ladden Rielly.
  8. [S899] The Waterbury Democrat, 29 June 1912, Page Five.