Timeline of Catherine R Gilligan

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186010 Jul.

Birth

 
Schulykill Cty PA
Sources
1880 Higganum (Haddam) CT Census - [- State Archives, CT. State Library, Hartford, CT.] - Census
Note 1880 census b PA 1862; death cert says Swift, MO 1865; 1900 census 1860 & death cert says Scuquol or Scuquot, probably means Schulykill County, PA.
No available information for this event.
186210 Jul.
2 years old

Birth Address

 
Date not confirmed, location not confirmed
No available information for this event.
186323 Jan.
2 years old

Birth of a brother

 
Illinois
Sources

- 1880 Higganum (Haddam) CT Census - [- State Archives, CT. State Library, Hartford, CT.] - Census - Shows John as being born in Illinois. It is likely that his parents were in the area of Cairo, IL, where there were mines. Cairo is also located near to Swift, MO., where John's sister Catherine had been born just a couple of years earlier.
- 1920 San Francisco California Census - U.S. Bureau of Census - SD 4 ED 241 Precinct 26 Sheet 6 B Line 53 - [- lists John as an inspector for the Santa Fe Railroad] - [- Family History Center] - Census - John lists himself as being born in Illinois.
No available information for this event.
186527 Aug.
5 years old

Birth of a sister

 
Ashland/Pittston, PA
Sources

- Death Certificate of Sarah Ann Gilligan Sorenson - Bristol Department of Vital Records Doc #288 - 13 December 1944 - [- Bristol CT Town Clerk's Office] - 13 December 1944 - Official Document - lists birth date at 27 Aug 1864 in Pittston PA
- Death Certificate of Antoinette Mabel Sorensen - Bristol Department of Vital Records - 12 September 1905 - 12 September 1905 - Official Document - was completed by her father, Soren Peter Sorensen in 1905. It lists the place of birth of her mother -- Sarah Anna Gilligan -- as Ashland, PA.
- 1920 Bristol CT Census - SORENSEN Peter - US Bureau of Census - January 12 1920 ED 20 Sheet 4 Line 18-23 (SORENSEN) - - Census - list place of birth as Pennsylvania
No available information for this event.
about 1866
~ 6 years old

Birth of a sister

 
PA
Sources

- 1880 Higganum (Haddam) CT Census - [- State Archives, CT. State Library, Hartford, CT.] - Census - shows Jane as 14, making her birth approximately 1866
- Higganum (Haddam) CT Vital Records - Higganum (Haddam) CT Department of Vital Records - [- cannot read occupation for John Sullivan--film is damaged] - - Civil Registry - Births, Deaths and Marriages for the years 1848-1884 shows Jane's age as 14 at her death December 3, meaning that she was born in 1866 or 1867 (the census was taken in June, 1880 and she died in December 1881 -- she couldn't still be 14)
- 1880 Higganum (Haddam) CT Census - [- State Archives, CT. State Library, Hartford, CT.] - Census - shows Jane's birth location as PA
No available information for this event.
187010 Mar.
9 years old

Birth of a sister

 
Pittston, PA
Sources

- Cemetery Marker for Matilda Gilligan Dodson - Church of St Thomas Cemetery, Bristol, CT. - 30 January 1909 - Tombstone - can barely be read. May say 3 or 6 March
- Death Certificate of Tilly Dodson (Matilda Gilligan Dodson) - New York Bureau of Vital Records - 30 January 1909 - [- 30 January 1909] - [- City of New York Dept. of Health Bureau of Vital Records] - 30 January 1909 - Official Document - "Age 39 yrs 10 mos 18 days" from 30 January 1909 equals March 10, 1870.
- Obituary of Mrs. John C. Dodson (Matilda Gilligan) - Bristol Press - 4 February 1909 - [- "She is survived by her husband.."] - - Newspaper - states that she was born in Pittston, PA.
No available information for this event.
187212 Oct.
12 years old

Birth of a brother

 
Girardville, PA
Baptism 11 November 1872 (St. Joseph Church, Girardville, PA.)
Sources

- 1880 Higganum (Haddam) CT Census - [- State Archives, CT. State Library, Hartford, CT.] - Census - lists age of James Gilligan on June 8, 1880 as 7, indicating a birth in about 1873. Census lists birthplace as PA
- Baptismal Certificate of James Edward Gilligan - Church of St. Joseph, Girardville, PA. - [- "Ego infrascriptus baptizavi Jacobim nat 21st Octobus de Jacobo Gilligan et Maria Donohoue, patrini fuerunt Patritius Padden et Hellena Durken (s) J Bingman."] - 21 October 1872 - Church Record - indicates James Gilligan born to James Gilligan and Mary Donohue (sic) 21 October 1872; godparents are Patrick Padden and Helen Durken.
No available information for this event.
18741 May
13 years old

Birth of a sister

 
Windham, CT.
Sources
Windham (Willimantic) CT Vital Records - - Civil Registry - for the year 1974 lists Margaret Theresa born on 1 May, as the daughter of Joseph (sic) Gilligan and Mary Donahue both born in Ireland
No available information for this event.
187724 Feb.
16 years old

Birth of a sister

 
Higganum CT
Sources
Death Certificate of Dorothy Veronica Gilligan McDonald - lists birth as 24 February 1877 at Higganum, CT.
No available information for this event.
187819 Nov.
18 years old

Marriage of a sister

 
Windham, CT.
Sources
Marriage Certificate of Mary Gilligan Sullivan - Windham (Willimantic) CT Department of Vital Records - 19 November 1878 - [- This is a typed copy of the vital records. It shows both as residing in Hop River, a section of Windham. There is a Vital Record entry which may provide more information, but I was not allowed to inspect it.] - [- Windham (Willimantic) CT. Vital Records Office] - Official Document
Note Marriage Certificate of Mary Gilligan Sullivan shows date and town of marriage.
No available information for this event.
1879Aug.
19 years old

Birth of a sister

 
CT
Sources
1880 Higganum (Haddam) CT Census - [- State Archives, CT. State Library, Hartford, CT.] - Census - lists month of birth as August. Census was taken in June, so she must have been born in 1879.
No available information for this event.
1880
20 years old

Employer (a)

 
Works in cotton mill in Higganum, CT
No available information for this event.
188122 Sep.
21 years old

Birth of a sister

 
Higganum, CT.
Sources
Higganum Vital Statistics (not copied)
No available information for this event.
18813 Dec.
21 years old

Death of a sister

 
Higganum (Haddam Township) CT
Burial in December 1881 (Prob Higganum (Haddam Township) CT)
Notes

Cause: typhoid fever

Sources
Higganum (Haddam) CT Vital Records - Higganum (Haddam) CT Department of Vital Records - [- cannot read occupation for John Sullivan--film is damaged] - - Civil Registry - Births, Marriages and Deaths 1848-1884 shows Jane's date of death
No available information for this event.
188222 Mar.
21 years old

Death of a sister

 
Higganum (Haddam Township) CT
Burial in March 1882 (Prob Higganum (Haddam Township) CT)
Notes

Cause: Inflammation of the Brain

Sources
Higganum (Haddam) CT Vital Records - Higganum (Haddam) CT Department of Vital Records - [- cannot read occupation for John Sullivan--film is damaged] - - Civil Registry - Deaths for the Year 1882
No available information for this event.
about 1883
~ 23 years old

Marr Address

 
Prob PA
No available information for this event.
1883
23 years old

Marriage

 
Prob PA
Sources
estimate based on birth date of James A. Johanesson (son)
No available information for this event.
1884May
23 years old

Birth of a son

 
Pittston, PA
Sources
per marriage license and granddaughter Mary Corapinski
No available information for this event.
18863 Apr.
25 years old

Birth of a son

 
Pittston PA
Sources
per baptismal certificate - baptized 4 Apr 1886 at St. John the Evangelist, Pittston, PA
No available information for this event.
188827 Jan.
27 years old

Marriage of a sister

 
Pittston, PA
Sources

- Obituary of Sarah Anna Gilligan Sorensen - Bristol Press - Wednesday 13 December 1944 - [- "Mrs. Sarah Ann Sorenson...of 146 Farmington Avenue...died Wednesday afternoon at her home..."] - Bristol Press, Wednesday 13 December 1944 - Newspaper - "She was married on June 24, 1888 in Pittston to Mr. Sorenson."
- Marriage Certificate of Sarah Anna Gilligan - Pittston PA Department of Vital Records - 27 January 1888 - [- in possession of Rose Green Ross, granddaughter of Sarah Sorenson] - Civil Registry - I viewed this document at the home of Rose Ross, daughter of James Edward Sorensen. I am not in possession of this document.
No available information for this event.
about 1890
~ 30 years old

Death of the spouse

 
PA
Sources
Kate remarried Daniel Golden and had a child by him in Jan 1892. Assume 9 mos pregnancy, 1 yr mourning, death before March 1890.
No available information for this event.
about 1891
~ 31 years old

Marriage

 
PA
Sources
per Mary Corapinski, daughter by first husband
No available information for this event.
189216 Jan.
31 years old

Birth of a daughter

 
Pittston PA
Sources
per 1900 soundex
No available information for this event.
189310 Mar.
32 years old

Death of the spouse

 
Wyoming, Luzerne Cty, PA/Luzerne Co., PA
Sources
per PA Bureau of Mines report - Mt. Lookout shaft, Wyoming, Luzerne Cty PA - killed by fall of rock at face of heading
No available information for this event.
1893Sep.
33 years old

Birth of a daughter

 
PA
Sources
per 1900 soundex
No available information for this event.
about 189728 Nov.
~ 37 years old

Death of the father

 
Pos Mayfield Twp, Lackawana County, PA.
Burial about 28 November 1897 (Pos Pittston, PA)
Sources
Report of the Inspector of Mines 1897 - [- Anthracite Coal Museum, Scranton, PA.] - Book - Page 19 No. 10 - "Nov 28 James Gilligan, Miner, Age 52, Widows 1, No. of Orphans 3, Glenwood Colliery, Mayfield, Lackawanna County, Fatally injured by a piece of coal striking him on the back" Report of the Inspector of Mines 1897, Page 19 No. 10, "Nov 28 James Gilligan, Miner, Age 52, Widows 1, No. of Orphans 3, Glenwood Colliery, Mayfield, Lackawanna County, Fatally injured by a piece of coal striking him on the back." Age is incorrect based on 1880 census (should be 59), but number of children is correct for the year, and location is approximately where family would be. Citation is to a typed transcript of the original report and age may be an error. Cannot locate death certificate or funeral notice.
No available information for this event.
190328 Oct.
43 years old

Marriage of a sister

 
Bristol, CT.
No available information for this event.
19074 Sep.
47 years old

Marriage of a son

 
Bristol, CT.
Sources
per marriage notice
No available information for this event.
190930 Jan.
48 years old

Death of a sister

 
Brooklyn, NY
Burial 2 February 1909 (St. Thomas Cemetery, Bristol, CT.)
Notes

Cause: scirrhus cancer of stomach

Sources
Death Certificate of Tilly Dodson (Matilda Gilligan Dodson) - New York Bureau of Vital Records - 30 January 1909 - [- 30 January 1909] - [- City of New York Dept. of Health Bureau of Vital Records] - 30 January 1909 - Official Document - Shows Tillie Dodson died at 466 Decatur Street, Brooklyn, NY
No available information for this event.
19177 May
56 years old

Marriage of a sister

 
Bristol, CT.
Sources
Per marriage license; see also copy of marriage announcement in Bristol Press
No available information for this event.
191828 Mar.
57 years old

Death of a daughter

 
St. Vincent Hospital, New York, NY
Sources
per death notice in Bristol Press, Bristol, CT.
No available information for this event.
19181 Sep.
58 years old

Death Address

 
Pine Street, Bristol, CT.
No available information for this event.
19181 Sep.
58 years old

Death

 
Bristol, CT.
Notes

Cause: carcinoma of the breast

Sources
death certificate; obituary
No available information for this event.
19183 Sep.
58 years old

Where Buried

 
St. Thomas Cemetery, Bristol, CT.
No available information for this event.