Bridget A. Brady1,2,3

ID# 17994, (1863 - 1945)
FatherPatrick Brady4
MotherMary Debaney4

Key Events:

Birth: 21 Jan 1863, Balla, Co. Mayo, Ireland5,6,7
Marriage: about 1883, James E. Fenelon (26 Jun 1856 - 31 Jul 1937)8,9,10
Death: 21 Feb 1945, Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois4
Burial: 26 Feb 1945, St. Mary's Cemetery, Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois4

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Bridget A. Brady was born on 21 Jan 1863 in Balla, Co. Mayo, Ireland.5,6,7
     Bridget immigrated in 1880.11,12
     Bridget married James E. Fenelon, son of Andrew Fenelon and Mary Brennan, about 1883.8,9,10
     Bridget and James appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, at 413 McBean St., enumerated 9 Jun 1900, reporting that they owned their home, which was mortgaged. Their children James, Mary, Sarah, Grace, Walter, Blanche, Russell, Gladys and Edith were listed as living with them, as were her sister and brother, Sarah K. Brady, age 33, a seamstress, and Michael J. Brady, age 31, a teamster.13
     Bridget and James appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, at 413 McBean St., enumerated 27 Apr 1910, reporting that they owned their home, free of mortgage. Their children Mary, Grace, Walter, Blanche, Russell, Gladys, Edith and Gerald were listed as living with them, as was his nephew William P. Roache, a 25-year-old boilermaker.14
     Bridget and James appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, at 1105 Knoxville Ave., enumerated 10 Jan 1920, reporting that they owned their home, which was mortgaged. Their children Mary, Walter, Blanche, Russell, Gladys, Edith and Gerald were listed as living with them, as was their granddaughter, Gladys M. Royster, child of their late daughter Grace and her deceased husband Albert E. Royster.15
     Bridget and James appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, at 1105 Knoxville Ave., enumerated 8 Apr 1930, reporting they owned a home valued at $6,000, and owned a radio. Their children Walter, Blanche, Russell, Edith and Gerald were listed as living with them. Also listed were Glady M. Fenelon, the daughter of their late daughter Grace but now identified as an adopted daughter, and John M. Palmer widower of their daughter Sarah and their children Gerald, age 17, and Bernice, age 14.16
     Her husband died on 31 Jul 1937 in Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois.17
     Bridget appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, at 1105 Knoxville Ave., enumerated 3 Apr 1940, reporting she owned her home, valued at $7,000. Her children Walter, Blanche and Gerald were listed as living with her, as was her married daughter, Edith and her husband Joseph Frank Prenger, and Gerald D. Palmer, age 27, son of her deceased daughter Sarah. Everyone in the household was reported to have lived in the same house in 1935.18
     Bridget died on 21 Feb 1945 in Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, at age 82.4 She was buried on 26 Feb 1945 in St. Mary's Cemetery, Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois.4

Children:
     Children with James E. Fenelon:

  • James A. Fenelon19 (Feb 1884 - )
  • Mary A. Fenelon20,21,22 (Oct 1886 - )
  • Sarah Frances Fenelon20,23 (16 Nov 1887 - 18 Feb 1929)
  • Grace M. Fenelon20,21 (Jul 1888 - 15 Jul 1914)
  • Walter William Fenelon19,18,24 (Apr 1891 - 9 May 1943)
  • Blanche C. Fenelon20,21,18 (Dec 1892 - )
  • Russell M. Fenelon19,25,26 (Oct 1894 - )
  • Gladys L. Fenelon20,21,22 (Sep 1896 - )
  • Edith Virginia Fenelon20,21,18 (8 Feb 1899 - Jan 1967)
  • Gerald E. Fenelon25,18,26 (abt 1907 - )

Citations

  1. [S3547] James E. Fenelon household, 1900 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows name as Bridget A. Fenelon, and lists Sarah Bardy (single) and Michael Brady as her husband's sister-in-law and brother-in-law.
  2. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Bridget A. Fenelon, citing FHL #1984082 and cert no R6883, shows father's surname as Brady.
  3. [S3548] James E. Felelon household, 1910 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows name as Bridget A. Fenelon.
  4. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Bridget A. Fenelon, citing FHL #1984082 and cert no R6883.
  5. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Bridget A. Fenelon, citing FHL #1984082 and cert no R6883, shows date, town, county, and country.
  6. [S3547] James E. Fenelon household, 1900 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows month, year, age 37 and country.
  7. [S3548] James E. Felelon household, 1910 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows age 46 and country, as Ireland.
  8. [S3547] James E. Fenelon household, 1900 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows married 17 years.
  9. [S3548] James E. Felelon household, 1910 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows married 26 years.
  10. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for James E. Fenelon, citing FHL #1786892 and cert no 29707, shows spouse as Bridget.
  11. [S3547] James E. Fenelon household, 1900 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows year, as 1880.
  12. [S3550] James E. Fenelon household, 1930 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows year, as 1879.
  13. [S3547] James E. Fenelon household, 1900 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois.
  14. [S3548] James E. Felelon household, 1910 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois.
  15. [S3551] James E. Fenelon household, 1920 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois.
  16. [S3550] James E. Fenelon household, 1930 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois.
  17. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for James E. Fenelon, citing FHL #1786892 and cert no 29707.
  18. [S3546] Bridget Fenelon household, 1940 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois.
  19. [S3547] James E. Fenelon household, 1900 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows the boy as son of her husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  20. [S3547] James E. Fenelon household, 1900 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Bridget's husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  21. [S3548] James E. Felelon household, 1910 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Bridget's husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  22. [S3551] James E. Fenelon household, 1920 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Bridget's husband.
  23. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Frances Sarah Palmer, citing FHL #1643028 and cert no 10640.
  24. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for William Walter Fenelon, citing FHL #1983454 and cert no 20830.
  25. [S3548] James E. Felelon household, 1910 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows the boy as son of her husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  26. [S3551] James E. Fenelon household, 1920 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows the boy as son of Bridget's husband.