NELLIGAN, John

NELLIGAN, John

Male 1826 - 1909  (83 years)

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  • Name NELLIGAN, John  [1, 2, 3
    Born 15 Jun 1826  Gurteens, Ballynacourty, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Immigration 15 Oct 1847  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Immigration 1848  [3
    Naturalization 9 Jun 1854  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Declaration of Intention 
    • Suffolk County Court of Common Pleas.
    Naturalization 22 Oct 1856  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Petition & Oath 
    • U.S. District Court
    Died 17 Nov 1909  Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Cause: (a) cardiac asthenia (b) arteriosclerosis at age 83 
    115 1909 John Nelligan return of death
    115 1909 John Nelligan return of death
    RETURN OF A DEATH in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts – No. 171, 17 Nov 1909, John Nelligan of Weymouth, male, white, married, died at 49 Keith Street, Weymouth, Mass at age 85 from cardiac asthma. Contributory cause was asterio sclerosis, John was born in Ireland to Edward Nelligan, who was born in Ireland, and Mary Connors, who was born in Ireland. Deceased was buried on 20 Nov 1909 in Weymouth, Mass by undertaker Kenny M. Ford of Weymouth. Informant was John Nelligan’s daughters of Weymouth, Mass. Signed by Dr. J.C. Frader. Filed on 18 Nov 1909 by John A. Raymond, Clerk.
    Obituary 19 Nov 1909  Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Weymouth Gazette 
    Name John Nelligen  [5, 6
    Buried 20 Nov 1909  Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address:
    Washington Street (Route 53)
    Weymouth, MA
    781.331.4192 
    Notes 
    • OBITUARY - WEYMOUTH GAZETTE - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1909:

      Mr. John Nelligan died at his home on Keith street Wednesday evening aged 83. He is survived by his widow, five sons, James, WIlliam and John of Brockton and Frank and Peter of this town, also five daughters, Mary, wife of James Gallagher of Rockland, Nellie, wife of Michael Shea of Quincy, Delia, wife of Bernard McDermott of North Weymouth, Julia and Margarett of this place.
    • (Research):John arrived in Boston around 15 Oct 1847.
      He was living in Weymouth around 22 Oct 1851.
      He married his first wife, Mary Sullivan, in Boston in 1855.
      He married his second wife, Catherine Moore, in Weymouth in 1864.
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      Could not find the John Nelligan household in the 1860 US Census. I tried indices on Ancestry, FamilySearch, Fold3, HeritageQuest, MyHeritage. They purchased their house in April 1860 and the census was enumerated on 1 Jun 1860. Maybe they were caught in transition and missed?
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      The townland of Gurteen is on the Dingle peninsula of Co. Kerry, in the Catholic Parish of Annascaul. The northern part of the townland is in the civil parish of or Ballynacourty. The southern part of the townland is in the civil parish of Ballinvoher.
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      Who are Martin Nelligan of Brockton and Christopher Nelligan of South Weymouth. They were 2 of John's pall bearers.
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      John bought the house at 49 Ketih Street in Weymouth Landing from Owen Taylor for $1000 on April 7, 1860. [Norfolk County Book 286 Page 178-179]
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      On April 28, 1866, John bought a 6944 square foot lot across Prospect Street with a shop and outbuildings from Charles D. Whiting for $350. He sold the lot to Maurice Keohan for "$1 and other considerations" on April 21, 1896.
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      Passenger List Possibilities
      (1) John Nelligan, age 20, born abt 1830, arrived Boston 1850 aboard ship Parliament. Travelling with Daniel Nelligan, aged 14.

    Father NELLIGAN, Edward,   b. , , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother CONNOR, Mary,   b. Cal 1798, , , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1875, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 

    Spouse 1 SULLIVAN, Mary,   b. Abt 1833, , , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1863, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Married 22 Apr 1855  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Address:
    Franklin Street
    Boston, Massachusetts 
    Children 
     1. NELLIGAN, Mary,   b. Abt 1856
     2. NELLIGAN, William Edward,   b. 7 Apr 1858, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. NELLIGAN, Julia Anne,   b. 12 May 1860, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1931  (Age 70 years)
     4. NELLIGAN, John Thomas,   b. 20 Jan 1862, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Spouse 2 MOORE, Catherine,   b. 15 Dec 1843, , , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1912, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 24 Jul 1864  Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8, 11, 12
    115 1864 Neligan Moore marriage record
    115 1864 Neligan Moore marriage record
    July 24th, 1864 - Married John Neligan and Catharine Moore; Witnesses Daniel Griffin and Mary Cleary; A. L. Roche
    115 1864 Nelligan Moore marriage register
    115 1864 Nelligan Moore marriage register
    MARRIAGES REGISTERED in the Town of Weymouth for the Year 1864 – No. 69, John Nelligan and Catherine Moore married in Weymouth on 24 Jul 1864. It was the second marriage for John Nelligan and the first for Catherine Moore. At the time of marriage the groom resided in Weymouth, was 39 years old, a bootmaker and listed his birthplace as Ireland. He gave his parents names as Edward and Mary (Connor). The bride resided in Weymouthm was 21 years old, had no occupation and listed her birthplace as Ireland. She gave her parents names as Patrick and Ellen (Riley). The couple was joined in marriage by A.L. Roche, R.C., clergyman, Abington. Francis Ambler, Town Clerk.
    Children 
     1. NELLIGAN, Catherine F.,   b. 21 Dec 1866, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1867, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. NELLIGAN, Bridget Delia,   b. 17 Jan 1868, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. NELLIGAN, Ellen Louisa "Nellie",   b. 13 Aug 1869, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1958, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     4. NELLIGAN, James Henry,   b. 9 Jan 1871, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1914, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     5. NELLIGAN, Margaret T.,   b. 28 Nov 1872, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1958, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     6. NELLIGAN, Peter Joseph,   b. 18 Aug 1874, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. NELLIGAN, Francis Patrick,   b. 4 Apr 1876, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1951, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     8. NELLIGAN, George Meriot,   b. 16 Jul 1878, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1890, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 15 Oct 1847 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - Declaration of Intention - 9 Jun 1854 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Address:
    Franklin Street
    Boston, Massachusetts - 22 Apr 1855 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - Petition & Oath - 22 Oct 1856 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - NELLIGAN, William Edward - 7 Apr 1858 - Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - NELLIGAN, Julia Anne - 12 May 1860 - Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - NELLIGAN, John Thomas - 20 Jan 1862 - Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Jul 1864 - Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - NELLIGAN, Catherine F. - 21 Dec 1866 - Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - NELLIGAN, Bridget Delia - 17 Jan 1868 - Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - NELLIGAN, Ellen Louisa "Nellie" - 13 Aug 1869 - Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - NELLIGAN, James Henry - 9 Jan 1871 - Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - NELLIGAN, Margaret T. - 28 Nov 1872 - Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - NELLIGAN, Peter Joseph - 18 Aug 1874 - Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - NELLIGAN, Francis Patrick - 4 Apr 1876 - Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - NELLIGAN, George Meriot - 16 Jul 1878 - Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: (a) cardiac asthenia (b) arteriosclerosis at age 83 - 17 Nov 1909 - Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - Weymouth Gazette - 19 Nov 1909 - Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Washington Street (Route 53)
    Weymouth, MA
    781.331.4192 - 20 Nov 1909 - Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA
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  • Photos
    115 unkn Boot Treer photo - Weymouth shoe industry
    115 unkn Boot Treer photo - Weymouth shoe industry
    While not actually a photo of John Nelligan, this photo does help us to understand what exactly John Nelligan did as a 'boot treer.' The caption reads, "Man putting a finish on the shoe at one of the shoe factories. He would use a hot iron. The process was called 'treeing'" [Photo credit: Digital Commonwealth, https://ark.digitalcommonwealth.org/ark:/50959/jm214q10d :: accessed June 02, 2020]
    USA-MA-SUF-BOSTON Holy Cross Cathedral in 1859
    USA-MA-SUF-BOSTON Holy Cross Cathedral in 1859
    This is the church where John Nelligan married his first wife, Mary Sullivan in 1855. It was demolished in 1862. [Photo credit: Unknown author - From an 1859 lithograph. Scanned from Kirker, Harold. The Architecture of Charles Bulfinch, p. 163., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=52041235]
    USA-MA-SUF-BOSTON Holy Cross Cathedral interior
    USA-MA-SUF-BOSTON Holy Cross Cathedral interior
    The only known representation of the interior of the church where John Nelligan married his first wife, Mary Sullivan. Note the Sargent altarpiece. [Photo credit: Public Domain, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=12705254]

    Headstones
    115 2011 John Nelligan headstone side A
    115 2011 John Nelligan headstone side A
    This stone, located in Saint Francis Xavier Cemetery, Weymouth, MA, marks the graves of John Nelligan (1824-1909), his wife, Catherine Moore Nelligan (1844-1912), and three of their children: George Meriot Nelligan (1878-1890), James Henry Nelligan (1871-1914) and Julia Anne Nelligan (1860-1931). Inscripton on base reads: NELLIGAN.
    115 2011 John Nelligan headstone side B
    115 2011 John Nelligan headstone side B
    This stone, located in Saint Francis Xavier Cemetery, Weymouth, MA, marks the graves of John Nelligan (1824-1909), his wife, Catherine Moore Nelligan (1844-1912), and three of their children: George Meriot Nelligan (1878-1890), James Henry Nelligan (1871-1914) and Julia Anne Nelligan (1860-1931). Inscripton on base reads: NELLIGAN.

    Census
    115 1900 US Census John Nelligan household p1
    115 1900 US Census John Nelligan household p1

    Immigration & Travel
    115 unkn John Nelligan nautralization
    115 unkn John Nelligan nautralization

    Maps
    115 1876 Norfolk County Atlas Weymouth Landing detail J Nelligan highlighted
    115 1876 Norfolk County Atlas Weymouth Landing detail J Nelligan highlighted
    This image was clipped from a color copy of the 1876 Norfolk County Atlas. It is a detailed view of the Washington Square area of Weymouth Landing. John Nelligan's house and workshop on Keith Street are circled in red. Also shown, the Church of the Sacred Heart, John and Kate's parish. [Source: Historic MapWorks]
    115 1876 Norfolk County Atlas Weymouth Landing J Nelligan highlighted
    115 1876 Norfolk County Atlas Weymouth Landing J Nelligan highlighted
    This map from the 1876 Norfolk County Atlas shows the area of Weymouth called Weymouth Landing. John Nelligan's home and shop lots on Keith Street are circled in red. [Source: Ancestry.com, U.S., Indexed County Land Ownership Maps, 1860-1918, Massachusetts, Norfolk, 1876, pages 70-71]

    Vital Records
    115 1869 Ellen Louisa Nelligan birth register
    115 1869 Ellen Louisa Nelligan birth register
    BIRTHS REGISTERED in the Town of Weymouth for the Year 1869 - No. 152, 13 Aug 1869, Ellen Louisa Nelligan, female, born in Weymouth to John Nelligan and Cate Moore of Weymouth. Father is a boot treer born in Ireland. Mother was born in Ireland. Darius Smith, Town Clerk.
    115 1871 James Henry Nelligan birth register
    115 1871 James Henry Nelligan birth register
    115 1872 Margaret Nelligan birth register
    115 1872 Margaret Nelligan birth register
    115 1874 Peter Joseph Nelligan birth register
    115 1874 Peter Joseph Nelligan birth register
    115 1876 Francis Patrick Nelligan birth register
    115 1876 Francis Patrick Nelligan birth register
    BIRTHS REGISTERED in the Town of Weymouth for the Year 1876 - No. 68, 3 Apr 1876, Francis Patrick Nelligan, male, born in Weymouth to John Nelligan and Cahterine Moore of Weymouth. Father is a laborer born in Ireland. Mother was born in Ireland. Francis Ambler, Town Clerk
    115 1878 George Meriot Nelligan birth register
    115 1878 George Meriot Nelligan birth register
    BIRTHS REGISTERED in the Town of Weymouth for the Year 1878 - No. 122, 16 Jul 1878, Geo. Meriot [or Minot?] Nelligan, male, born in Weymouth to John Nelligan and Cahterine Moore of Weymouth. Father is a laborer born in Ireland. Mother was born in Ireland. Francis Ambler, Town Clerk
    115 1864 Neligan Moore marriage record
    115 1864 Neligan Moore marriage record
    July 24th, 1864 - Married John Neligan and Catharine Moore; Witnesses Daniel Griffin and Mary Cleary; A. L. Roche
    115 1864 Nelligan Moore marriage register
    115 1864 Nelligan Moore marriage register
    MARRIAGES REGISTERED in the Town of Weymouth for the Year 1864 – No. 69, John Nelligan and Catherine Moore married in Weymouth on 24 Jul 1864. It was the second marriage for John Nelligan and the first for Catherine Moore. At the time of marriage the groom resided in Weymouth, was 39 years old, a bootmaker and listed his birthplace as Ireland. He gave his parents names as Edward and Mary (Connor). The bride resided in Weymouthm was 21 years old, had no occupation and listed her birthplace as Ireland. She gave her parents names as Patrick and Ellen (Riley). The couple was joined in marriage by A.L. Roche, R.C., clergyman, Abington. Francis Ambler, Town Clerk.
    115 1909 John Nelligan return of death
    115 1909 John Nelligan return of death
    RETURN OF A DEATH in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts – No. 171, 17 Nov 1909, John Nelligan of Weymouth, male, white, married, died at 49 Keith Street, Weymouth, Mass at age 85 from cardiac asthma. Contributory cause was asterio sclerosis, John was born in Ireland to Edward Nelligan, who was born in Ireland, and Mary Connors, who was born in Ireland. Deceased was buried on 20 Nov 1909 in Weymouth, Mass by undertaker Kenny M. Ford of Weymouth. Informant was John Nelligan’s daughters of Weymouth, Mass. Signed by Dr. J.C. Frader. Filed on 18 Nov 1909 by John A. Raymond, Clerk.

  • Sources 
    1. [S135] U.S. Naturalization Record Indexes, 1791-1992 (Indexed in World Archives Project), Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.), John Nelligan (Reliability: 3).
      U.S. Naturalization Record Indexes, 1791-1992 (Indexed in World Archives Project)
      U.S. Naturalization Record Indexes, 1791-1992 (Indexed in World Archives Project)


    2. [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: Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts ; Roll: 549; Family History Film: 1254549; Page: 363D; Enum eration District: 534; Image: 0538. (Reliability: 3).
      115 1880 US Census John Nelligan household
      115 1880 US Census John Nelligan household
      Year: 1880; Census Place: Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts; Roll: 549; Family History Film: 1254549; Page: 363D; Enumeration District: 534; Image: 0538.


    3. [S4] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.), Year: 1900; Census Place: Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts ; Roll: T623_672; Page: 19A; Enumeration District: 1083. (Reliability: 3).
      115 1900 US Census John Nelligan household p1
      115 1900 US Census John Nelligan household p1


    4. [S193] New England - Petitions for Naturalization, 1787-1931 on FamilySearch.org, FamilySearch, Massachusetts > US District Court > Petitions 1856 vol 24 > images 442-443 of 721 (accessed 12 Jul 2013) Vol. 24 Pages 222 and 222A (Reliability: 3).

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      115 1854 John Nelligen naturalization Declaration of Intent
      115 1854 John Nelligen naturalization Declaration of Intent
      Commonwealth of Massachusetts. To the Honorable the Justices of the Court of Common Pleas, at Boston, within and for the County of Suffolk, on the ninth day of June in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and fifty four. Respectfully represents JOHN NELLIGEN OF WEYMOUTH in NORFOLK COUNTY a free white person, that he was born at GURTEENS in the county of KERRY in IRELAND on or about the FIFTEENTH day of JUNE in the year hundred and TWENTY SIX and is now about TWENTY EIGHT years of age; that he arrived at BOSTON in the United States of America, on or about FIFTEENTH day of OCTOBER in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and FORTY SEVEN;
      that it then was, and still is, his bona fide intention to become a citizen of the United States of America, and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to every Foreign Prince, State, Potentate, and Sovereignty whatsoever - more especially to VICTORIA QUEEN OF GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND, whose subject he has hertofore been. He therefore prays, that this his Declaration and Intention may become a record of this Honorable Court, agreeable to the laws in such case provided. John Nelligen

      SUFFOLK, to wit: Court of Common Pleas, JUNE 9, 1854. Then the said JOHN NELLIGEN personally appeared before the Clerk of said Court, and made oath to the truth of the facts as set forth in the above Declaration to the Court, by him subscribed. Attest. Joseph Willard, Clerk. Copy Attest JosephWillard, Clerk.


    6. [S405] Massachusetts - State and Federal Naturalization Records, 1798-1950 on Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.), District Court, Massachusetts > Naturalization Records, V 24-25 (P-163, Cont), 1856, John Nelligen (Reliability: 3).
      115 1856 John Nelligen naturalization Petition and Oath
      115 1856 John Nelligen naturalization Petition and Oath
      [Declaration] UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Massachusetts District, ss. To the Honorable the Judge of the District Court of the United States, within and for the District of Massachusetts. RESPECTFULLY represents John Nelligen of Weymouth in said District Boot Treer an alien, and a free white person, that he was born at Gurteens in the County of Kerry, Ireland on or about the fifteenth day of June in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and twentysix and is now about thirty years of age; that he arrived at Boston in the United States of America, on or about the fifteenth day of October in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and forty seven; that it was, and still is,  his bona fide intention to reside in and become a citizen of the Unite States of America, and to renounce all allegiance and fidelity to every foreign Prince, State, Potentate, and Sovereignty whatsoever - more especially to Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, whose subject he has heretofore been: All which appears in the Record of the Honorable Common Please Court, Suffolk County Mass. To wit, on the ninth day of June A. D., 1854. And the said John Nelligen further represents, that he has ever since continued to reside within the jurisdiction of said United States, to wit, at said Weymouth that he has never borne any hereditary title, or been of any of the orders of nobility; that he is ready to renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to every foreign Prince, Potentate, State or Sovereignty whatever, and particularly to Victoria, Queen, as aforesaid whose subject he has heretofore been; that he is attached to the principles of the Constitution of the United States of America, and well disposed towards the good order and happiness of the same. Wherefore your petitioner prays, that he may be admitted to become a Citizen of the said United States of America, according to the forms of the states in such case made and provided.
      [Deposition of Witnesses] UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Massachusetts District, to wit: CITY OF BOSTON, 18. We Patrick Wall and Edward Nelligen both of Weymoth[sic] and both citizens of said United States, severally depose and say, that we have known John Nelligen the foregoing Petitioner, for five years last past, during which time he has resided in said Weymouth and that he has resided within the State of Massachusetts one year at least; and has conducted himself and behaved as a man of good moral character attached to the principles of the Constitution of the United States, and well disposed towards the good order and happiness of the same. Patrick Wall & Edw' Nelligen
      [Oath] I John Nelligen do solemnly swear, that I do absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to every foreign Prince, Potentate, State, or Sovereignty whatsoever - particularly to Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland whose subject I have heretofore been; and that I will support the Constitution of the United States of America - So help me God. John Nelligen
      [Admission] United States of America. District of Massachusetts, to wit: At a District Court of the United States, Specially holden at said Boston, on the twenty second day of October in the year of our Lord 1856, the said John Nelligen was admitted to become a citizen of the United Stats of America; and the Court ordered, that record thereof be made accordingly. ATTEST, Clerk.


    7. [S478] Massachusetts, Norfolk Co., Weymouth - Weymouth Gazette (1867-1921) on InternetArchive, (Weymouth & Braintree Publishing Co., Weymouth, Massachusetts), November 19, 1909, page 3 (Reliability: 3).
      115 1909 John Nelligan obituary Weymouth Gazette
      115 1909 John Nelligan obituary Weymouth Gazette
      This obituary appeared on page 3 of the Weymouth Gazette on Friday, November 19, 1909.


    8. [S483] Massachusetts, Norfolk Co., Weymouth - Saint Francis Xavier Cemetery Grave Markers, Nelligan family headstone (Reliability: 3), 13 May 2020.
      115 2011 John Nelligan headstone side A
      115 2011 John Nelligan headstone side A
      This stone, located in Saint Francis Xavier Cemetery, Weymouth, MA, marks the graves of John Nelligan (1824-1909), his wife, Catherine Moore Nelligan (1844-1912), and three of their children: George Meriot Nelligan (1878-1890), James Henry Nelligan (1871-1914) and Julia Anne Nelligan (1860-1931). Inscripton on base reads: NELLIGAN.


    9. [S478] Massachusetts, Norfolk Co., Weymouth - Weymouth Gazette (1867-1921) on InternetArchive, (Weymouth & Braintree Publishing Co., Weymouth, Massachusetts), November 26, 1909, page 3 (Reliability: 3).
      115 1909 John Nelligan funeral Weymouth Gazette
      115 1909 John Nelligan funeral Weymouth Gazette
      This item appeared on page 3 of the Weymouth Gazette on Friday, November 26, 1909.


    10. [S479] Massachusetts - Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston at NEHGS, Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, (AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2019), Location: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States: Volume: Holy Cross (Boston) Marriages V.8, 1844-1856, Page: 348 (Reliability: 3).
      153 1855 Nelligan Sullivan marriage record RCAB
      153 1855 Nelligan Sullivan marriage record RCAB
      Marriage record for John Nelligan and Mary Sullivan from the archives of the Roman Catholic Archidiocese of Boston.


    11. [S10] Massachusetts, Plymouth Co., Abington - St. Bridget Marriages, 1864 to 1908, St. Bridget Catholic Church, (Location: Abington, MA;), 1864; page 3; 1st entry (Reliability: 3).
      035 1891 Doherty Riordan Marriage St Bridget
      035 1891 Doherty Riordan Marriage St Bridget
      On 26 Nov 1891, I joined in marriage Henricum A. Doherty [Henry A. Doherty] and Mariam A. Riordan [Mary Reardon]; witnesses Charles E. Doherty and Catherina Riordan [Catherine Reardon]; priest Chas. a. O'Connor; per dispensationem bannorum [by dispensation of banns]
      115 1864 Neligan Moore marriage record
      115 1864 Neligan Moore marriage record
      July 24th, 1864 - Married John Neligan and Catharine Moore; Witnesses Daniel Griffin and Mary Cleary; A. L. Roche


    12. [S4] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.), Year: 1900; Census Place: Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts ; Roll: T623_672; Page: 19A; Enumeration District: 1083. (Reliability: 3).
      115 1900 US Census John Nelligan household p1
      115 1900 US Census John Nelligan household p1
      115 1864 Neligan Moore marriage record
      115 1864 Neligan Moore marriage record
      July 24th, 1864 - Married John Neligan and Catharine Moore; Witnesses Daniel Griffin and Mary Cleary; A. L. Roche