SHEA, Michael F.

SHEA, Michael F.

Male Cal 1843 - 1891  (~ 48 years)

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  • Name SHEA, Michael F.  [1
    Born Cal 1843  , , Co. Queen's, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Immigration Jun 1864  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Naturalization 27 Feb 1875  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    at US District Court 
    • Patrick Berry and Patrick Barry were his sponsors.
    Died 14 Jul 1891  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: chronic nephritis 
    Address:
    Carney Hospital
    South Boston, MA 
    Buried 15 Jul 1891  Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    115 Crescent Street
    Quincy, MA 02169
    USA 
    Notes 
    • Michael immigrated to the US while he was still a minor (about 11 years old).
      Witnesses to his naturalization were Patrick Berry and Patrick Barry, both of Quincy.

      He is buried in the Shea plot at St. Mary's Cemetery in Quincy, MA, along with his brothers William and Thomas. The GPS coordinates of the headstone are (42.246754, -71.028424). [3]
    • (Research):It is believed that Michael F. Shea was the brother of William Shea because:
      1) a death notice printed in the Quincy Patriot on 18 Jul 1891 stated that Micahel Shea was a brother of the late William Shea
      2) Michael's death record says that he was born in Ireland and that his parents were Michael and Catherine, the same names as William's parents
      3) when William Shea's son Michael E. Shea was baptized in 1867, one of the godparents was Michael Shea
      4) the 1868 Quincy city directory states that Michael Shea, stone cutter, boards with William Shea on Common Street
      5) the 1870 Quincy city directory states that Michael Shea, stone cutter, boards with William Shea on Common Street

      There are several birth dates for Michael F. Shea:
               1843 - obtained from his death record and his headstone
               1844 - obtained from the 1880 US Census
               1845 - obtained from his marriage record
      June 1848 - obtained from his Naturalization record

    Father SHEA, Michael,   b. , , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. , , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother SHEA, Catherine wife of Michael 

    Spouse BERRY, Catherine "Kate",   b. Abt 1853, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 17 Jun 1871  Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. SHEA, John H. F.,   b. 29 Apr 1873, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1874, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     2. SHEA, Kate Lauretta "Lula",   b. 14 Aug 1875, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. SHEA, Michael Paul,   b. 26 Jun 1877, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1879, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     4. SHEA, Margaret G.,   b. 15 Jun 1879, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1879, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. SHEA, Georgiana,   b. 29 May 1880, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. SHEA, Marie Glavis,   b. 25 Nov 1882, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Cal 1843 - , , Co. Queen's, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - Jun 1864 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Jun 1871 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - SHEA, John H. F. - 29 Apr 1873 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - at US District Court - 27 Feb 1875 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - SHEA, Kate Lauretta "Lula" - 14 Aug 1875 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - SHEA, Michael Paul - 26 Jun 1877 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - SHEA, Margaret G. - 15 Jun 1879 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - SHEA, Georgiana - 29 May 1880 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - SHEA, Marie Glavis - 25 Nov 1882 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: chronic nephritis,Address:
    Carney Hospital
    South Boston, MA - 14 Jul 1891 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
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    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    115 Crescent Street
    Quincy, MA 02169
    USA - 15 Jul 1891 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA
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  • 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).
    406 2011 Shea headstone S corner
    406 2011 Shea headstone S corner
    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).
    406 2011 Shea headstone SE side
    406 2011 Shea headstone SE side
    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).
    406 2011 Shea headstone SW side
    406 2011 Shea headstone SW side
    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).

    Directories
    013 1873 Quincy city directory
    013 1873 Quincy city directory
    Shea Michael, stone cutter, house Cemetery corner of Cross. Shea William, quarryman, house Common, near Copeland.

    Immigration & Travel
    406 1875 Michael Shea naturalization record p1
    406 1875 Michael Shea naturalization record p1
    [US District Court - Boston Mass - Vol 75 Page 192] Michael Shea of Quincy, stone cutter, born in the County Queens, Ireland on or about June 1848, is now about 27 years old; arrived at Boston about June 1864, being then a minor under the age of 18; has lived in Quincy for five years, naturalized 27 Feb 1875; witnesses Patrick Berry and Patrick Barry.
    406 1875 Michael Shea naturalization record p2
    406 1875 Michael Shea naturalization record p2
    [US District Court - Boston Mass - Vol 75 Page 192] Michael Shea of Quincy, stone cutter, born in the County Queens, Ireland on or about June 1848, is now about 27 years old; arrived at Boston about June 1864, being then a minor under the age of 18; has lived in Quincy for five years, naturalized 27 Feb 1875; witnesses Patrick Berry and Patrick Barry.

    Vital Records
    406 1871 Shea Barry marriage register
    406 1871 Shea Barry marriage register
    MARRIAGES REGISTER IN THE TOWN OF QUINCY FOR THE YEAR 1871 -- No. 29 -- Michael Shea of Quincy, age 26, stone cutter, born in Ireland of Michael and Catharine Shea; Kate A. Barry of Quincy, age 18, born in Quincy of Patrick and Bridget Barry. Married on 17 Jun 1871 by Rev. F. A. Friguglietti, Roman Catholic priest. First marriage for both.
    406 1891 Michael Shea death register
    406 1891 Michael Shea death register
    DEATHS REGISTERED in the City of Quincy for the Year 1891 No. 188, 14 Jul 1891, Michael Shea of Quincy, male, married, died in Quincy at age 48 years from chronic nephritis. Place of burial is Boston. He was born in Ireland and his occupation was a stonecutter. His parents, Michael and Catherine Shea were both born in Ireland. Recorded Aug 2 1891.

  • Sources 
    1. [S81] Massachusetts - Death Registers on FamilySearch.org, FamilySearch, (http://FamilySearch.org), Year: 1891; Page: 467; Number: 188 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S81] Massachusetts - Death Registers on FamilySearch.org, FamilySearch, (http://FamilySearch.org), Year: 1891; Page: 467; Number:188 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S217] U.S. Naturalization Records Indexes, 1794-1995 on Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2007.Original data - National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Microfilm Publications; Records of District Courts of the United States, Record Group 21; National Archives, Washin;), Volume: 75 Page: 192-192A (Reliability: 3).
      406 1875 Michael Shea naturalization record p1
      406 1875 Michael Shea naturalization record p1
      [US District Court - Boston Mass - Vol 75 Page 192] Michael Shea of Quincy, stone cutter, born in the County Queens, Ireland on or about June 1848, is now about 27 years old; arrived at Boston about June 1864, being then a minor under the age of 18; has lived in Quincy for five years, naturalized 27 Feb 1875; witnesses Patrick Berry and Patrick Barry.
      406 1875 Michael Shea naturalization record p2
      406 1875 Michael Shea naturalization record p2
      [US District Court - Boston Mass - Vol 75 Page 192] Michael Shea of Quincy, stone cutter, born in the County Queens, Ireland on or about June 1848, is now about 27 years old; arrived at Boston about June 1864, being then a minor under the age of 18; has lived in Quincy for five years, naturalized 27 Feb 1875; witnesses Patrick Berry and Patrick Barry.


    4. [S81] Massachusetts - Death Registers on FamilySearch.org, FamilySearch, (http://FamilySearch.org), Year: 1891; Page: 467; Number: 188 (Reliability: 3).
      406 1891 Michael Shea death register
      406 1891 Michael Shea death register
      DEATHS REGISTERED in the City of Quincy for the Year 1891 No. 188, 14 Jul 1891, Michael Shea of Quincy, male, married, died in Quincy at age 48 years from chronic nephritis. Place of burial is Boston. He was born in Ireland and his occupation was a stonecutter. His parents, Michael and Catherine Shea were both born in Ireland. Recorded Aug 2 1891.


    5. [S17] Massachusetts - Marriage Registers on Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.iety, Boston, Massachusetts.), Year: 1871; Page: unknown; Number: 29 (Reliability: 3).
      406 1871 Shea Barry marriage register
      406 1871 Shea Barry marriage register
      MARRIAGES REGISTER IN THE TOWN OF QUINCY FOR THE YEAR 1871 -- No. 29 -- Michael Shea of Quincy, age 26, stone cutter, born in Ireland of Michael and Catharine Shea; Kate A. Barry of Quincy, age 18, born in Quincy of Patrick and Bridget Barry. Married on 17 Jun 1871 by Rev. F. A. Friguglietti, Roman Catholic priest. First marriage for both.