Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys,
Patrick Henry Doolan,
mar pre-1864 to Margaret Hanly.|
[Dowling family tree] says he is listed as "Patrick Doolan" at children's births.
However he is "Henry Dowling" at his son John's birth in [GROI]. She is "Margaret Hanly".
Their son John's marriage entry in [LDS] incorrectly lists mother as "Margaret Newley".
They lived Corofin (or Corrofin), Killinaboy par, Co.Clare (see map).
At son's birth 1866 he is "servant", living Corofin.
Later he was a grocer in Back Street, Corofin.
Listed in [Guy's, 1893] as "Henry Doolan", bacon merchant and grocer, Back St, Corofin.
Margaret died pre-1901.
(todo) Try death of Margaret Doolan, [GROI], Corofin, 2nd qr 1900, age 64 (born 1836), vol 4 p 128.
He signs himself
"Patrick H. Doolan" in
in Back St, Corofin.
He is grocer, widower.
(todo) Try death of Henry Doolan, [GROI], Corofin, 1st qr 1911, age 77 (born 1834), vol 4 p 127.
They had issue:
emigrated to America 1888 [according to 1900 census],
later censuses give 1890 or 1893,
engineer for New York state,
engineer in New York port,
became engineer at Roosevelt Island, East River, New York City (also at times called "Blackwell's Island" and "Welfare Island"),
said to be engineer at Ellis Island but think not,
mar 6 June 1900, Manhattan, New York
to Eva Morris [born 12th Oct 1877],
see entry in US census, 1 June 1900, shows him living "Blackwell's Island",
he is listed as married but it seems he was 5 days before marriage, Eva is not there, he is "Engineer", listed as living with a large number of other workers on the island,
also listed there is his brother "Patrick H. Dowling" (born Jan 1877, Ireland),
in 1910 US census,
the family is now living "Blackwell's Island",
he is Chief Engineer,
NYC Home for the Aged and Infirm,
living "Blackwell's Island" when Nell Humphreys wrote to Eva after the 1916 Rising, see letter of 3 Sept 1916,
see entry in 1920 US census, they are living Decatur Ave, Bronx, New York (see map), he is "Engineer",
he died shortly after 1920,
in 1925 NY state census,
she is living Decatur Ave, Bronx,
he is not there, probably dead,
see entry in 1930 US census, she is widow, living Decatur Ave, Bronx,
see entry in 1940 US census, she is living Decatur Ave, Bronx,
John and Eva were meant to have lived at some point at Far Rockaway, Queens (on Rockaway Peninsula), New York City Harbour, but maybe this is where Eva lived as a widow,
Eva lived New Rochelle, Westchester County, NY (just N of NYC),
received benefits from 1966, New York, see social security form, showing her parents,
she died 1 Sept 1971, New Rochelle, age 93 yrs,
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