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Donahue 2 Generation Report

Donahue 2 Generation Report

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Published by Karen Dwyer
Family of John Henry Donahue who was born in Ireland and came to America and settled in the Utica / Waterville, NY area.
Family of John Henry Donahue who was born in Ireland and came to America and settled in the Utica / Waterville, NY area.

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Published by: Karen Dwyer on Mar 05, 2009
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Descendants of John Henry Donahue
Generation 1
John Henry Donahue-1 was born on 26 Dec 1847 in Ireland
. He died on 03 Sep 1894 inWaterville, NY
. He married Catherine Brennan Donahue on Abt. 1868, daughter of John Brannanand Mary Branan. She was born on 12 Mar 1851 in County Waterford, Ireland
[2, 3]
. She died on 01Dec 1908 in Utica, NY
[1, 4]
.Notes for John Henry Donahue:John's death certificate state that his parents born in Ireland, but their names were not listed ondeath certificate. John was naturalized with the name O'Donohue. He died of uremia. DeathNotice - Waterville Times September 7, 1894Died - Donahue at his home on Tower Ave., Waterville, NY Monday September 3, 1894 John H.Donahue aged 47 years. He leaves a wife and six children, three daughters and three sons. Thefuneral was held from St. Bernards Church on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.John was found in 1870 Town of Paris Census with a wife and daughter Anna. In1875 they were in the Town of Augusta and it said he was a naturalized citizen. In 1880 They werein the Town of Sangerfield. 1884 County Directory listed John H. Donahue as a Saloon owner inWaterville. Found in 1880 Census in Waterville, NY. His death certificate stated he was a liquordealer.Notes for Catherine Brennan Donahue:Obituary: Utica Daily Press December 2, 1908Mrs. Katherine Donahue, widow of John H. Donahue died shortly after 9:00 last evening at her home,234 Elizabeth St., She had been in failing health for the last four years. Mrs. Donahue was born inCounty Waterford Ireland, March 12, 1851 and came to this country with her parents when she wasfive years old. She had lived successively in Clayville, Oriskany Falls, and Waterville and had been aresident of this city for the last 13 years. She was a member of St. Agnes Church. Three daughtersand three sons survive as follows: Mrs. A.M. Pratt, Utica, Mrs. R. E. Anderson, New York; Mrs. A. B.Coleman, Schenectady; William, Edward and Harry all of this city. There are also five grandchildrenand a sister Mrs. Dempster, of this city. 1900 Utica Census 8th Ward said she was able to read andwrite. At the time of her father's death she lived in Vernon Center, NY.Children of John Henry Donahue and Catherine Brennan Donahue are:
2. i.
Anna Donahue Pratt, B: 07 Aug 1869 in Clayville, NY
[4, 5]
, D: 04 Nov 1959 in St.
Luke's Memorial Hospital, New Hartford, NY
[4, 6]
, M: 11 Apr 1892 in Utica, NY
Emma Donahue Anderson, B: 1871 in Clayville or Sangerfield, NY
, M: ??.Notes for Emma Donahue Anderson:Lived in NYC in 1894. The 1900 Manhatten census showed an Emma Andersonmarried to Richard Anderson. Not proven if this is the correct match.
Helen A. Donahue Coleman Pawlak, B: 08 Jul 1873 in Oriskany Falls, NY
[4, 8]
, D:07 Apr 1958 in St. Elizabeth Hospital, Utica, NY
, M: 1900 in ??.Notes for Helen A. Donahue Coleman Pawlak:
Helen was listed as Nellie in the 1880 Census and Ella in the 1875 Census. Thepast 19 years Helen had lived in Utica. Previously she had lived in Waterville,Schenectady, and Rome, NY. She was educated in Waterville Schools and was acommunicant of St. Peter's Church. Helen did not have any children.
3. iv.
William E. Donahue, B: 23 Sep 1875 in Waterville, NY
[4, 8, 9]
, D: 24 May 1960 in
New Hartford, NY
[4, 10]
, M: 23 Oct 1901 in St. Agnes Church, Utica, NY.
4. v.
Edward F. Donahue, B: 24 Oct 1878 in New York State
[3, 4]
, D: 23 Nov 1952 in
Faxton Hospital, Utica, NY
, M: 20 Jun 1906 in St. Agnes Church, Utica, NY.
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Descendants of John Henry Donahue
Generation 1
5. vi.
Harry John Donahue, B: 22 Dec 1882 in New York State
[9, 11]
, D: Bef. 1952.
Generation 2
Anna Donahue Pratt-2(John Henry Donahue-1) was born on 07 Aug 1869 in Clayville, NY
[4, 5]
. Shedied on 04 Nov 1959 in St. Luke's Memorial Hospital, New Hartford, NY
[4, 6]
. She married ALFREDMASON PRATT on 11 Apr 1892 in Utica, NY
, son of AUGUSTUS MASON PRATT and Anna E.Nibbs Pratt. He was born on 06 Mar 1871 in Osceola, NY
[4, 12]
. He died on 21 Dec 1956 in Utica,NY
[4, 13]
.Notes for Anna Donahue Pratt:Mrs. Pratt died after an illness of a week. She had been residingwith her son, Harold J. Pratt of 48 Sunnyside Drive, Utica.Born in Clayville, NY and then moved to Waterville, NY where she went toschool. Moved to Utica after marriage. Member of Lady of LourdesChurch. Arrangements of death - Doyle Funeral Home.Information taken from obituary.Notes for ALFRED MASON PRATT: Mr. Prattdied in his home after a long illness.Alfred was born in Osceola, NY. He moved to Camden and went to school inCamden. He moved to Utica after his marriage. He worked in the OneidaKnitting Mills, then opened a grocery store on the corner of Rutger St. andThird Ave. in Utica, NY. After that he opened the North Utica Gas Station.He was a member of Calvery Episcopal Church and a former member of theMen's Club of Holy Cross Episcopal Church. Above information taken fromobituary.The story has been told that he lost his right arm, below the elbow, inan industrial accident at a knitting mill. He had an artificial arm.Children of Anna Donahue Pratt and ALFRED MASON PRATT are:
Olive Mae Pratt Gloeckler, B: 20 Nov 1893 in Utica, NY, D: 05 Oct 1963 in St.Luke's Memorial Hospital, Utica, NY
, M: 11 Jun 1919 in Calvery EpiscopayChurch, Utica, NY
.Notes for Olive Mae Pratt Gloeckler:Died of CancerShe was associated with her father in the grocery and creamerybusiness prior to her marriage. Member of Calvary Episcopal Church.Lived at 75 Ballantyne Brae at time of her death.
George Alfred Pratt, B: 22 Feb 1895 in Utica, NY
, D: 16 Apr 1961 in Monrovia,California
, M: 19 Sep 1916 in Detroit, Michigan
.Notes for George Alfred Pratt: Burialthrough the Baxter Funeral Home.According to 1925 Census, George was a bill clerk. Lived at 1120Brinckerhoff Ave., Utica, NY. George moved to Schenectady many yearsago where he was employed by General Electric Co. He retired in 1960and moved to Monrovia, California in October 1960. His obituary said hiswife was still alive and he had three grandchildren in California. He hadworked for GE for 19 years.
Harold John Pratt, B: 09 Aug 1896 in Utica, NY, D: 05 Jul 1984 in FaxtonHospital, Utica, NY
, M: 1919 in Utica, NY.Notes for Harold John Pratt:Funeral- Stevens Oxford Rd.
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Descendants of John Henry Donahue
Generation 2
Son, Harold lived in Maine at time of father's death. Harold lived at 48Sunnyside Drive, Utica, NY in 1959. He had been employed by theGenesee Supply Company for 47 years retiring in 1966. He was ofEpiscopal faith. He had 5 grandchildren; Janet, Steven, David, Susanand Nancy and 2 great grandchildren.
Claude Raymond Pratt, B: 02 Nov 1899 in Utica, NY
[4, 17]
, D: 11 Oct 1948 in Utica,NY
.Notes for Claude Raymond Pratt:Died of Coronary thrombosis in bedroom at Utica State Hospital wherehe was employed in the kitchen. Belonged to the Episcopal Church.
Gertrude A. Pratt Bigelow, B: 1909 in Utica, NY
[18, 19]
, D: 16 Aug 1969 in NewHartford, NY
, M: 1948 in Utica, NY.Notes for Gertrude A. Pratt Bigelow:Died in St. Luke's Memorial Hospital.Mrs. Bigelow was employed by Utica Mutual for 21 years before she retiredin 1948. She was member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church and it'sWomen's Organization and the St. Lukes-Memorial Hospital Guild.
William E. Donahue-2(John Henry Donahue-1) was born on 23 Sep 1875 in Waterville, NY
[4, 8, 9]
. Hedied on 24 May 1960 in New Hartford, NY
[4, 10]
. He married Margaret Quinlan Donahue on 23 Oct1901 in St. Agnes Church, Utica, NY, daughter of Patrick Quinlan and Johanna Quinlan. She wasborn on 04 Mar 1875 in Utica, NY
[4, 20]
. She died on 30 Sep 1946 in Utica, NY
.Notes for William E. Donahue:William was listed as a bartender in the 1900 Utica Census. Found in the1915 Utica Census Ward 8. Found in 1925 Utica Census, Ward 13 at 1200Leeds St. Said he owned a restaurant. William had been a partner in theDonahue and Glancy's Restaurant, 891 Bleecker Street, Utica, NY. He waseducated in Waterville schools and moved to Utica as a young man. Afterleaving his own restaurant 20 years ago, he was employed by Gigliotti'sRestaurant. He was a member of St. Thomas Church.Notes for Margaret Quinlan Donahue:Margaret died unexpectedly while waiting to have x-rays taken in theoffice of Dr. R.C. Hall, Central New York Power Building, Utica, NY. The1925 Utica Census, Ward 13 said her sister Mary A. Cain lived with them.Margaret was a member of St. Agnes Church, its Altar Society and theLadies of Charity.Child of William E. Donahue and Margaret Quinlan Donahue is:
Margaret M. Donahue Leach, B: 19 Oct 1906
[20, 21, 22]
, D: 14 Apr 1993 in NewHartford, NY
, M: 24 Nov 1938 in St. Agnes Church, Utica, NY.Notes for Margaret M. Donahue Leach:Margaret attended St. Agnes School, Utica Catholic Academy and Mrs.Schuyler's Private Business School. She worked with her husband in theoperation of Leach Bros. Plumbing and Hardware for many years. She was amember of St. Thomas Church and the Women's Christian Club of St.Thomas. She was also a member of the Ladies of Charity of St. John and St.Joseph. No children.
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