RILEY, Margaret

RILEY, Margaret

Female 1830 - 1910  (~ 80 years)

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  • Name RILEY, Margaret  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born May 1830  , , Co. Cork, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Name Margaret O'Riley  [12
    Name Margaret Riely  [13
    Died 29 Sep 1910  Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Cause: acute dilatation heart contributed to by arteriosclerosis 
    • acute dilatation heart contributed to by arteriosclerosis
    Buried 1 Oct 1910  Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 10, 14, 15, 16
    Address:
    115 Crescent Street
    Quincy, MA 02169
    USA 
    Notes 
    • (Medical):In 1898, at age 60, Margaret's health was reported as "good."
      In 1910, at age 75, Margaret's health was reported as "good."

    Father RILEY, Thomas,   b. , , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother RILEY, Ann wife of Thomas 

    Spouse SHEA, William,   b. 19 Oct 1829, , , Co. Queen's, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1889, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married Abt 1854  , , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. SHEA, William Thomas,   b. 24 Mar 1857, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1913, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     2. SHEA, Catherine,   b. 15 May 1859, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1 Jun 1865  (Age 6 years)
    +3. SHEA, Mary J.,   b. 12 May 1861, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1939, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. SHEA, Thomas,   b. 30 Dec 1862, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1 Oct 1910  (Age 47 years)
    +5. SHEA, Annie T.,   b. 23 Oct 1864, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1945, Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +6. SHEA, Michael E.,   b. 25 Dec 1867, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1930, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     7. SHEA, Catherine "Kate",   b. 3 Sep 1869, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1 Feb 1945  (Age 75 years)
     8. SHEA, Helen Elizabeth "Lizzie",   b. 8 Feb 1872, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 22 Dec 1913  (Age 41 years)

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - May 1830 - , , Co. Cork, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1854 - , , , Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - SHEA, William Thomas - 24 Mar 1857 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - SHEA, Catherine - 15 May 1859 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - SHEA, Mary J. - 12 May 1861 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - SHEA, Thomas - 30 Dec 1862 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - SHEA, Annie T. - 23 Oct 1864 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - SHEA, Michael E. - 25 Dec 1867 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - SHEA, Catherine "Kate" - 3 Sep 1869 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - SHEA, Helen Elizabeth "Lizzie" - 8 Feb 1872 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: acute dilatation heart contributed to by arteriosclerosis - 29 Sep 1910 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    115 Crescent Street
    Quincy, MA 02169
    USA - 1 Oct 1910 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA
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  • Photos
    013 2012 Shea home 12 Common St view B
    013 2012 Shea home 12 Common St view B
    This is a photo of 12 Common street in Quincy MA. William T. Shea and his mother, Margaret (Riley) Shea, lived here from 1900-1910.

    Headstones
    013 unkn Shea family headstone
    013 unkn Shea family headstone
    This stone, located in Saint Mary Cemetery in Quincy, MA, marks the graves of William Shea (1829-1889), Margaret Shea (1834-1910), William T. Shea (1857-1913), Catherine M. Shea (1869-1951), Thomas Shea (1847-1877) and Michael Shea (1843-1891).
    013 unkn back of Shea stone
    013 unkn back of Shea stone
    This stone, located in Saint Mary Cemetery in Quincy, MA, marks the graves of William Shea (1829-1889), Margaret Shea (1834-1910), William T. Shea (1857-1913), Catherine M. Shea (1869-1951), Thomas Shea (1847-1877) and Michael Shea (1843-1891).
    013 unkn Shea grave
    013 unkn Shea grave
    This stone, located in Saint Mary Cemetery in Quincy, MA, marks the graves of William Shea (1829-1889), Margaret Shea (1834-1910), William T. Shea (1857-1913), Catherine M. Shea (1869-1951), Thomas Shea (1847-1877) and Michael Shea (1843-1891).

    News
    013 1910 Mayor Shea Mother Obituary
    013 1910 Mayor Shea Mother Obituary
    Obituary Mayor's Mother Passes awayThe Quincy Daily Paper Vol 25 No.227  Mayors mother passes away  Was a proud son and his election to mayoralty  The mother of Mayor Shea who _ hovering between life and death the past few days passed quietly away to rest at 4:30 this A.M. thursday surrounded by her children.   She was about 79 years of age.  . s_ervices will be held for her from – 12 Common.  Sautrday morning at 8:15 will be followed by a __ at St. Mary’s.  _ 3o’clock.  The citizens of Quincy in general sympathize with Mayor Shea in the loss of his mother Mrs Margaret Shea.  Mrs Shea has been in poor health for a number of weeks and while it was known that she  would not recover everything  possible was done to prolong her life.   She  has been very weak for the past few days and her death has been expected every day.  Mrs Shea was the widow of William Shea who came to Quincy in the early 50’s and built up a substantialgranite business.  He died in 1889 and since that time his business has been carried on under the firm name of W. Shea & son.   Her husband was a veteran of the Crimean war and took part in that famous battle known as the charge at Balklava as a member of the immortalized Light Brigade that went into battle against the Russinans with 607 men and by Queen Victoria with the Victorian Cross, the highest badge of honor which the British Empire bestowes upon it’s soliders.  It was shortly after this battle that he came to Quincy.  Mrs Shea was justly proud of her children, and it was for her a happy moment when she sat in the gallery at City Hall three years ago and saw her son inaurated as Mayor of the City of Quincy.  Yet she was no more proud of her children than they were of her, for her comfort and pleasure has always been uppermost in their minds.  She leaves six children, two sons, and four daughters.  They are Hon. W.T. Shea, Mayor of Quincy; Michael E. Shea, foremean of the Street department of the city; Miss Katherine E. Shea, who lived at home with her mother and brother ; Mrs. Mary, wife of Michael Lyons; Mrs. Elizabeth, wife of A.A. Murphy, both of Quincy, and Mrs. Anne, widow of John V. Scollard late of Braintree."

    Vital Records
    013 1857 William T Shea birth register
    013 1857 William T Shea birth register
    BIRTHS REGISTERED in the City of Quincy for the Year 1857 – No. 48, 24 Mar, 1857, William Shea, male, born in Quincy to William Shea and Margaret Riley of Quincy. Father is a laborer born in Ireland. Mother was born in Ireland.
    013 1861 Mary J Shea birth register
    013 1861 Mary J Shea birth register
    BIRTHS REGISTERED in the City of Quincy for the Year 1861 – No. 53, 12 May 1861, Mary J Shea, female, born in Quincy to William Shea and Margaret Riley of Quincy. Father is a laborer born in Ireland. Mother was born in Ireland.
    013 1862 Thomas Shea birth register
    013 1862 Thomas Shea birth register
    BIRTHS REGISTERED in the City of Quincy for the Year 1862 – No. 176, 30 Dec, 1862, Thomas Shea, male, born in Quincy to William Shea and Margaret Riley of Quincy. Father is a ledgman born in Ireland. Mother was born in Ireland.
    013 1864 Annie Shea birth register
    013 1864 Annie Shea birth register
    BIRTHS REGISTERED in the City of Quincy for the Year 1864 – No. 141, 23 Oct, 1864, Annie Shea, female, born in Quincy to William Shea and Margaret Riley of Quincy. Father is a laborer born in Ireland. Mother was born in Ireland.
    013 1867 Michael Shea birth register
    013 1867 Michael Shea birth register
    BIRTHS REGISTERED in the City of Quincy for the Year 1867 – No. 171, 25 Dec 1867, Michael Shea, male, born in Quincy to William Shea and Margaret Riley of Quincy. Father is a laborer born in Ireland. Mother was born in Ireland.
    013 1869 Catherine Shea birth register
    013 1869 Catherine Shea birth register
    BIRTHS REGISTERED in the City of Quincy for the Year 1869 – No. 114, 3 Sep 1869, Catherine Shea, female, born in Quincy to William Shea and Margaret Riley of Quincy. Father is a laborer born in Ireland. Mother was born in Ireland.
    013 1872 Elizabeth Shea birth register
    013 1872 Elizabeth Shea birth register
    BIRTHS REGISTERED in the City of Quincy for the Year 1872 – No. 20, 8 Feb 1872, Elizabeth Shea, female, born in Quincy to William Shea and Margaret Riley of Quincy. Father is a Quarry man born in Ireland. Mother was born in Ireland.
    013 1910 Margaret Riley certificate of death
    013 1910 Margaret Riley certificate of death
    STANDARD CERTIFICATE OF DEATH (1) Place of death…Quincy, Mass, 12 Common St., Ward 4 (2) Full name: Margaret Shea (a) permanent residence No. 12 Common St., Quincy, MA (3) Date of death Sept 29, 1910 (4)  I hereby certify that I attended deceased from Sept 20, 1910 to Sept 29 1910. I last saw her alive on Sept 29, 1910 and that death occurred on the date stated above, at 5 a.m. (a) Immediate cause of death was Ac. Dilatation heart [some hours between onset and death] (b) Contributory cause was Arteriosclerosis, G.M. Sheahan, Quincy, MA, Sept 20, 1910 (5) Burial: St. Mary’s Cemetery, Quincy, MA…Oct 1, 1910 (6) Funeral director: Edward L. Bean, Quincy, MA (7) female (8) white (9) widow (10) Age 80 years 4 months (11) Usual occupation...None (12) Birthplace: Ireland (13) Father…Thomas Riley (14) Born in Ireland (15) Mother…Ann Riley (16) Born in Ireland (17) Informant…Catherine Shea, 12 Common St., Quincy.
    013 1864 Annie Shea baptism record
    013 1864 Annie Shea baptism record
    Ann Shea; baptized 30 Oct 1864; born 23 Oct 1864; parents WIlliam Shea & Margt wife; godparents Michael Owen & Mart Flood
    013 1867 Michael Shea baptism record
    013 1867 Michael Shea baptism record
    Michael Shea; baptized 29 Dec 1867; born 25 Dec 1867; parents Wm Shea & Margt wife; godparents Michael Shea & Lucy Barry
    013 1869 Catherine Shea baptism record
    013 1869 Catherine Shea baptism record
    Catherine Shea; baptized 26 Sep 1869; born 23 Sep 1869; parents William Shea & Margaret Reilly; godparents Thomas Shea & Anna Hamilton; priest J. F. Sullivan
    013 1872 Elizabeth Shea baptism certificate
    013 1872 Elizabeth Shea baptism certificate
    Elizabeth Shae; baptized 9 Feb 1872; born 8 Feb 1872 in W. Quincy; parents William Shae ex loco Reginae in Hibernia et Margarita RIley ex loco Cork in Hibernia; godparents William Keely & Rosanna Owens; priest Francis A. Friguglietti

  • Sources 
    1. [S104] Massachusetts - Death Index, 1970-2003 on Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.).

    2. [S103] Massachusetts - Death Certificate (short form) at MassVitalRec, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, (Registry of Vital Records and Statistics; Dorchester, Massachusetts;), year 1910, volume 86, page 354 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S68] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.), Year: 1930; Census Place: Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts; R oll: 936; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 94; Image: 424.0. (Reliability: 3).
      004 1930 US Census William F Cashman household
      004 1930 US Census William F Cashman household
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts; Roll: 936; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 94; Image: 424.0.


    4. [S80] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.), Year: 1870; Census Place: Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts; R oll: M593_; Page: ; Image: . (Reliability: 3).
      013 1870 US Census William Shea household
      013 1870 US Census William Shea household
      William Shay household; Enumeration date: 5 Jul 1870
      * William Shay - age 40, male, white, works on quarry, $1100 in real property, $150 in personal property, born Ireland, father and mother of foreign birth, male citizen of the US over age 21
      * Margaret Shay - age 40, female, white, keeping house, born Ireland, father and mother of foreign birth, cannot write
      * William T. Shay - age 13, male, white, works on quarry, born MA, attended school in last year
      * Mary Shay - age 9, female, white, attending school, born MA, attended school in last year
      * Annie Shay - age 6, female, white, attending school, born MA, attended school in last year
      * Michael Shay - age 3, male, white, at home, born MA,
      * Catherine Shay - age 1, female, white, at home, born MA,
      * Thomas Shay - age 22, male, white, stone cutter, born Ireland, father and mother of foreign birth


    5. [S4] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.), Year: 1900; Census Place: Quincy Ward 4, Norfolk, Massachus etts; Roll: T623_671; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 1065. (Reliability: 3).
      013 1900 US Census Margaret Shea household
      013 1900 US Census Margaret Shea household


    6. [S87] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site.), Year: 1880; Census Place: Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts; R oll: 549; Family History Film: 1254549; Page: 126A; Enumera tion District: 525; Image: 0063. (Reliability: 3).
      013 1880 US Census William Shea household
      013 1880 US Census William Shea household
      Year: 1880; Census Place: Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts; Roll: 549; Family History Film: 1254549; Page: 126A; Enumeration District: 525; Image: 0063.


    7. [S125] Massachusetts, Norfolk Co., Quincy - St. John the Baptist Baptisms, 1872 to 1879, (Name: St. John the Baptist; Location: Quincy;), page 4, 2nd entry (Reliability: 3).
      013 1872 Elizabeth Shea baptism certificate
      013 1872 Elizabeth Shea baptism certificate
      Elizabeth Shae; baptized 9 Feb 1872; born 8 Feb 1872 in W. Quincy; parents William Shae ex loco Reginae in Hibernia et Margarita RIley ex loco Cork in Hibernia; godparents William Keely & Rosanna Owens; priest Francis A. Friguglietti


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    10. [S103] Massachusetts - Death Certificate (short form) at MassVitalRec, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, (Registry of Vital Records and Statistics; Dorchester, Massachusetts;), death certificate,349,1910,Margaret Shea (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S197] U.S. Social Security Death Index on Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011.), Number: 008-09-0582; Issue State: Vermont; Issue Date: Befo re 1951. (Reliability: 3).

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    13. [S192] Massachusetts - Births and Christenings 1639-1915 on FamilySearch.org, FamilySearch.org, (http://FamilySearch.org), Indexing Project (Batch) Number 101081-4, SYstem Origin: Ma ssachusetts-EASy, GS Film number: 1954512, birth of Willia m Shea (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S338] Massachusetts, Plymouth Co., Rockland - Saint Patrick Cemetery Grave Markers, William and Margaret Shea headstone, personally photographed, 2011. (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S175] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Inc., (Databases. http://www.findagrave.com/), BillionGraves.com Grave record for James William Spence (1862 - 1925), BillionGraves Record 10224929 Rockland, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States (Reliability: 3).

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      081 2014 James and Ellen Spence family headstone back
      081 2014 James and Ellen Spence family headstone back
      This stone, located in Saint Patrick Cemetery in Rockland, MA, marks the graves of James William Spence (1862-1925), Ellen Cashman Spence (1862-1946), John Frederic Spence (1888-1961) and Grace Joyce Spence (1896-1977). [Photo credit: Billion Graves, Maeve_in_mass]