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Doherty and Meade families

Doherty and Meade families

Posted: 6 Jun 2013 8:39PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Doherty, Meade
Does anyone know of a living descendant of Anna Doherty and Hugh Doherty. Anna's maiden name was "Meade". She had siblings, some whom predeceased her and their names were Thomas, Matthew, Lucy, and Nellie Romesser and a sister in Ireland who was a nun.. Hugh and Anna had two daughters at the 1910 Census living in the Town of Gates. Anna died Sept. 20, 1922.
I would appreciate any info. on these families. Thanks.

Re: Doherty and Meade families

Posted: 8 Jun 2013 9:59PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 9 Jun 2013 1:48AM GMT
This from 1915: (Parts of gates were annexed by Rochester)

New York, State Census, 1915 about Hugh Doherty
Name: Hugh Doherty
Birth Year: abt 1880
Birth Place: Ireland
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Residence Place: Rochester Ward 12, Monroe
Relationship: Head
Color or Race: White
Number of Years in US: 23
Assembly District: 03
House Number: 43
Line Number: 28
Page Number: 42
Household Members:
Name Age
Hugh Doherty 35
Anna M Doherty 37
Elsie Doherty 7
Lucile Doherty 6
Elmora Doherty 4
Gordon Doherty 2
Ester Doherty 1
Mathew Meade 27
Lucy Meade 29

Holy Sepulcher cemetery records have (http://www.holysepulchre.org/locate/search)
Doherty Anna
Age: 39
Burial Date: September 23, 1922
Doherty Hugh
Age: 63
Burial Date: August 04, 1941

Gordon is in Hawaii in the Navy in 1940.
This may or may not be him:

U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010 about Gordon Doherty
Name: Gordon Doherty
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 1 Oct 1912
Death Date: 19 May 1995
SSN: 100223697
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 27 Jul 1934
Release Date 1: 19 Aug 1937
Branch 2: ARMY
Enlistment Date 2: 4 Mar 1939
Release Date 2: 25 Sep 1945

And some may be listed in http://www3.libraryweb.org/liferecords/default.aspx

Re: Doherty and Meade families

Posted: 9 Jun 2013 12:49AM GMT
Classification: Query
Thank you very much, it is a great help.
Do you know how to get death certificates for Anna Meade Doherty?

Re: Doherty and Meade families

Posted: 9 Jun 2013 2:29PM GMT
Classification: Query
Welcome to NY, so break out your checkbook:
http://www.health.ny.gov/vital_records/, and you -need- a certificate number if you do not want to pay them to search that:
http://www3.libraryweb.org/lh.aspx?id=957.

By NY State law that index cannot be put online anywhere. sigh.

Re: Doherty and Meade families

Posted: 9 Jun 2013 2:41PM GMT
Classification: Query
sometimes you have to dig deep, thanks for sending.
The Meade family came from Ireland beginning of 1900's, one married my Gr. Uncle Frank Romesser, some illness we are trying to trace. Anna had a sister who was a nun in Ireland, doubt she ever came over. Sister Hilarion.
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