NELLIGAN, Edward Thomas

NELLIGAN, Edward Thomas

Male 1858 - 1894  (35 years)

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  • Name NELLIGAN, Edward Thomas  [1
    Born 20 Oct 1858  Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 2 May 1894  Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Cause: heart trouble at age 35 
    Buried 4 May 1894  Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Address:
    Washington Street (Route 53)
    Weymouth, MA
    781.331.4192 
    • Monument coordinates: 42.203314, -70.946773
    Notes 
    • OBITUARY - WEYMOUTH GAZETTE, MAY 4, 1894:

      Obituary - Edward Nelligan.
      Mr. Edward Nelligan, of Central street, South Weymouth, who has been confined to the house for a few days with rheumatism around the heart, passed away from the effects of that disease Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Nelligan was a native of this town and was unmarried. He for many years followed the trade of painter, and was employed in the paint shop of the Old Colony R. R. Co. In his latter years he was employed as letter carrier in the city of Boston. The funeral services were held this morning, Requiem High Mass being celebrated at St. Francis Xavier church. Deceased was 35 years of age. The body was taken to the Catholic cemetery on Washing street for interment.

      PROBATE:


      In his Will, dated October 12, 1891, Edward bequeathed his watch, jewelry and wearing apparel to his brother, William C. Nelligan and all the rest and residue of his property, real, personal, or mixed, to his sisters Mary J. Nelligan and Delia T. Nelligan. He provided for his widowed mother, Bridget Nelligan, by making her the beneficiary of his life insturance policy.

      At the time of his death, Edward owned $1150 worth of Real Estate and $4230.09 of Personal Estate. His inventory of personal effects included railroad tickets, books, wearing apparel, a revolver, a hand glass, razors, trunks, a clock, a watch and chain, a violin, tools and one share in the First National Bank of South Weymouth. He had $4,011.34 in cash deposited in fourteen different banks. This would be equivalent to about $120,393.84 in 2020 dollars.

      His Real Estate holdings comprised: (a) one undivided half of about 8000 feet of land with a dwelling house and barn situated at the corner of Central Street and Centre Avenue in Weymouth - subject to a dower right - $500; (b) one undivided half of about 2.5 acres of land on Main Street in Weymouth - subject to a dower right - $600; (c) about 3/4 of an acre of land situated on Oak Street in Weymouth - $50 [2]
    • (Medical):The Weymouth Gazette reported that he had rheumatism around the heart and passed away from the effects of that disease. [3]

    Father NELLIGAN, Edward Jr.,   b. 15 Jun 1834, Ballinclare, Ballynacourty, Co. Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1880, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother REED, Bridget,   b. Feb 1827, , , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1912, , , Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1857  Randolph, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Oct 1858 - Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: heart trouble at age 35 - 2 May 1894 - Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Washington Street (Route 53)
    Weymouth, MA
    781.331.4192 - 4 May 1894 - Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA
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  • Photos
    152 1891 Edward T Nelligan signature
    152 1891 Edward T Nelligan signature
    Clipped from Edward's Last Will and Testament, dated October 12, 1891.

    Headstones
    152 2011 Nelligan Family headstone side C
    152 2011 Nelligan Family headstone side C
    Inscription reads: DELIA T. NELLIGAN  ~  APRIL 6, 1866  ~  FEB. 3, 1935  ~  BRIDGET NELLIGAN  ~  1825 - 1912  ~  EDWARD T. NELLIGAN  ~  DIED MAY 2, 1894  ~ AGED 35 Yrs. 6. Mos.
    152 2011 Nelligan Family headstone side A
    152 2011 Nelligan Family headstone side A
    This stone, located in Saint Francis Xavier Cemetery, Weymouth, MA, marks the graves of Edward Nelligan (1836-1880), Deborah Nelligan Ford (aged 70), Delia T. Nelligan (1866-1935), Bridget Nelligan (1826-1912), Edward T. Nelligan (1859-1894), Ellen Nelligan (1867-1927), William C. Nelligan (1862-1936) and Mary J. Nelligan (1860-1940).

    Inscripton on base reads: NELLIGAN

    Vital Records
    152 1858 Edward Nelligan birth register
    152 1858 Edward Nelligan birth register
    004 1928 John Michael Cashman birth return
    004 1928 John Michael Cashman birth return
    RETURN OF A BIRTH Registered No. 1484, John Michael Cashman born 27 Dec 1928 at 279 Common street, Quincy, MA to William Cashman and Alice Shea of 279 Common St., Quincy, MA. Father is a white, 27-year-old coal dealer, born in Quincy. Mother is a white, 20-year-old housewife, born in Quincy. Received at town clerk on Jan 18 1929.

  • Sources 
    1. [S80] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.), Year: 1870; Census Place: Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts ; Roll: M593_; Page: ; Image: . (Reliability: 3).
      152 1870 US Census Edward Nelligan Jr household
      152 1870 US Census Edward Nelligan Jr household


    2. [S475] Massachusetts, Norfolk Co. - Probate File Papers, 1793-1877 on NEHGS, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Archives, (AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2019.), Name:Edward T. Nelligan; Location: Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA; | Original Text Case Number: 30388; Case Type: Will; Volume Name: Norfolk Cases 30000-31999 (URL: https://www.americanancestors.org/DB2739/rd/56638/30388-co1/1426218849) (Reliability: 3).
      152 1894 Edward T Nelligan Norfolk County Will No. 30,388
      152 1894 Edward T Nelligan Norfolk County Will No. 30,388
      Probate packet for Edward T. Nelligan who died on 2 May 1894.


    3. [S478] Massachusetts, Norfolk Co., Weymouth - Weymouth Gazette (1867-1921) on InternetArchive, (Weymouth & Braintree Publishing Co., Weymouth, Massachusetts), Friday, May 4, 1894 (Vol. XXVII. No. 4.), page 3, column 5, Obituary - Edward Nelligan (Reliability: 3).
      152 1894 Edward T Nelligan obituary Weymouth Gazette
      152 1894 Edward T Nelligan obituary Weymouth Gazette
      This obituary appeared on page 3 of the Weymouth Gazette on May 4, 1894.


    4. [S459] BillionGraves.com, (BillionGraves Holdings, Inc.), Grave record for Edward T Nelligan (Died: 2 May 1894), BillionGraves Record 8383330 Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S483] Massachusetts, Norfolk Co., Weymouth - Saint Francis Xavier Cemetery Grave Markers, Edward Nelligan family headstone (Reliability: 3), 13 May 2020.
      152 2011 Nelligan Family headstone side A
      152 2011 Nelligan Family headstone side A
      This stone, located in Saint Francis Xavier Cemetery, Weymouth, MA, marks the graves of Edward Nelligan (1836-1880), Deborah Nelligan Ford (aged 70), Delia T. Nelligan (1866-1935), Bridget Nelligan (1826-1912), Edward T. Nelligan (1859-1894), Ellen Nelligan (1867-1927), William C. Nelligan (1862-1936) and Mary J. Nelligan (1860-1940).

      Inscripton on base reads: NELLIGAN
      152 2011 Nelligan Family headstone side B
      152 2011 Nelligan Family headstone side B
      Inscription reads: DEBORAH NELLIGAN FORD ~ AGED 70
      152 2011 Nelligan Family headstone side A detail
      152 2011 Nelligan Family headstone side A detail
      Inscription reads: EDWARD NELLIGAN  ~  DIED MAY 7, 1880  ~  AGED 44 YRS.  ~  5 Mos. 7 days. ~~ A NATIVE OF BALLIN CLARE  ~  CO. KERRY IRELAND
      152 2011 Nelligan Family headstone side C
      152 2011 Nelligan Family headstone side C
      Inscription reads: DELIA T. NELLIGAN  ~  APRIL 6, 1866  ~  FEB. 3, 1935  ~  BRIDGET NELLIGAN  ~  1825 - 1912  ~  EDWARD T. NELLIGAN  ~  DIED MAY 2, 1894  ~ AGED 35 Yrs. 6. Mos.
      152 2011 Nelligan Family headstone side D
      152 2011 Nelligan Family headstone side D
      Inscription reads: ELLEN NELLIGAN ~ 1867-1927 ~ WILLIAM C. NELLIGAN ~ 1862-1936 ~ MARY J. NELLIGAN ~ 1860-1940