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Mary Catherine Vahey

Female 1899 - 1969  (69 years)


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  • Photos Emily, "Ma," and Craig Walsh at Rensselaer Campus
    Returning Craig to RPI after Thanksgiving Vacation, 1966 -- His freshman year. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    John Walsh and Mother Mary Kate Vahey Walsh
    John Walsh and Mother Mary Kate Vahey Walsh
    Date unknown

    Documents
    Dudley W. Walsh - WWII Draft Registration Card
    Dudley W. Walsh - WWII Draft Registration Card
    1930 U.S. Census - Riverdale [Village], Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    1930 U.S. Census - Riverdale [Village], Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Dudley (father) is shown as a gardener on a private estate, immigrated to the US in 1912. Wife is shown as Mamie, emigrated to the US in 1917.
    'Mrs. Mary Walsh Collapses, Dies' - Obituary
    "Mrs. Mary Walsh Collapses, Dies" - Obituary
    Mary Vahey - Passenger Manifest - S.S. Philadephia
    Mary Vahey - Passenger Manifest - S.S. Philadephia
    Mary arrived at Ellis Island on 1 October 1916, a 17 year old "servant" from Ireland, on her way to her uncle in Boston. Her arrival manifest is on the Ellis Island website.
    Mary Catherine Vahey - Born 5 Aug 1899
    Mary Catherine Vahey - Born 5 Aug 1899
    Civil birth record. Born 5 Aug 1899, in the Ballyhaunis District, County Mayo. Father: Anthony Vahey; Mother: Winifred McGarry. Gender incorrectly shown as male. Notes indicate: "E.Kate/Catherine. twin of John Austin. Margaret McGarry 'present at birth.'"

    Irish Family History Foundation
    1901 Irish Census - Thomas Vahey and Family
    1901 Irish Census - Thomas Vahey and Family
    The 1901 Irish census shows Thomas Vahey (farmer, age 80, Roman Catholic, born in County Mayo) living with his wife Bridget [Curly] Vahey (age 75). With them is their son Anthony (age 34, shown as a "farmer's son"), daughter-in-law Winefred Vahey (age 26), and granddaughers Delia (age 6 months) and Mary (age 2) and grandson John (age 2). They are living at house 13, Brickeens, Bekan Civil Parish, County Mayo.
    1920 U.S. Federal Census - Mary Vahey
    1920 U.S. Federal Census - Mary Vahey
    The 1920 U.S. Census shows Mary C. Vahey (shown as Mamie C. Vahey -- see also the 1930 Census, where she is also Mamie) working as a waitress in a private home. She is shown as being age 21 (born 1899), single, and she emigrated to the United States in 1916. Her employer is John D. Boardman, a real estate broker. The home is at 49 Hereford Street, Boston, Massachusetts -- just off of Commonwealth Avenue.

    Source Citation: Year: 1920; Census Place: Boston Ward 8, Suffolk, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_742; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 234; Image: 629.

    Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.

    Headstones
    Grave of Dudley and Mary Walsh
    Grave of Dudley and Mary Walsh
    Plot: 1-190

  • Name Mary Catherine Vahey 
    Born 5 Aug 1899  Drimbane, County Mayo, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Social Security Death Index shows date of birth as 15 August 1900.
    • Official geneaology records of County Mayo show address at birth as Brickens, Ballyhaunis District, South Mayo. Reference 27-27.
    Gender Female 
    Physical Description 01 Oct 1916  thru Ellis Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Description on passenger manifest: 5 foot 3.5 inches tall, fair complexion, brown hair, blue eyes, age 17. 
    Immigration 01 Oct 1916  thru Ellis Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Arrival on "The Philadelphia" (line 2 of passenger manifest, pages 254/255) at Ellis Island on 1 Oct 1916. Departed Liverpool. Mary Vahey is a servant, able to read/write. Nearest relative: Michael McGarry, Drimbane, Ballyhaunis, County Mayo. Destination Boston, Mass. Uncle living at 421 Summerville Avenue, Boston. Passage paid by uncle. 
    Address:
    421 Summerville Avenue
    Boston, Massachusetts
    United States 
    Residence 1930  Riverdale, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1930 Census shows resident in Riverdale [Village], New Hampshire 
    Social Security Number 001-26-7946  
    Died 11 Jul 1969  Manchester, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. Joseph Cemetery (new) - Manchester, N.H. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5  Walsh - Wilson Family Tree | Craig
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2009 

    Father Anthony Vahey,   b. 1 Nov 1865, Brickins, Claremorris, County Mayo, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1941, Royal Infirmary, Manchester Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Winifred McGarry,   b. Abt 1873, County Mayo, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1944  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 12 May 1898  Ballyhaunis, County Mayo, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F6  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dudley W. Walsh,   b. 16 Jul 1890, Letterfir, County Galway, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1950, Manchester, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 6 Jun 1920  Boston, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. John Joseph Walsh,   b. 14 Apr 1921, Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1999, Malvern, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +2. Dudley William Walsh,   b. 17 Jul 1923, Dedham, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Nov 2004, Laconia, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Documents
    1940 United States Census
    1940 United States Census
    The 1940 U.S. Census shows Dudley Walsh (age 49, working 60 hours a week as a caretaker at an art gallery) living with his wife Mary (age 39, working 40 hours a week as a maid in a private home) and his sons John J (age 18) and Dudley (age 16). New Hampshire > Hillsborough > Manchester > 6-39A > Page 7 of 30.
    Last Modified 29 Mar 2013 
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Jul 1969 - Manchester, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Joseph Cemetery (new) - Manchester, N.H. Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Sources 
    1. [S4912] Genealogy Records of County Mayo, www.mayoancestors.com, Reference 27-27 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S55] 1930 United States Federal Census, Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Weare, Hillsborough, New Hampshire; Roll: 1303; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 113; Image: 1067.0. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S4] Family Search Website, (http://www.familysearch.com), Film 101259, Volume 4, Page 78, Digital GS 4195895, Image 00080 (Reliability: 3), Apr-June 1898 Quarter.
      Ireland, Civil Registration Indexes 1845-1958