James E. Fenelon1,2,3

ID# 17998, (1856 - 1937)
FatherAndrew Fenelon3
MotherMary Brennan3

Key Events:

Birth: 26 Jun 1856, New York, New York4,5,6
Marriage: about 1883, Bridget A. Brady (21 Jan 1863 - 21 Feb 1945)7,8,9
Death: 31 Jul 1937, Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois3
Burial: 3 Aug 1937, Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois3

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     James E. Fenelon was born on 26 Jun 1856 in New York, New York.4,5,6
     James married Bridget A. Brady, daughter of Patrick Brady and Mary Debaney, about 1883.7,8,9
     James and Bridget 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.1
     James and Bridget 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.2
     James and Bridget 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.10
     James and Bridget 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 14.11
     He was a railroad clerk in 1900, a special agent for a railroad by 1910, and chief clerk by the time of his death.12,13,14,15
     James died on 31 Jul 1937 in Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, at age 81.3 He was buried on 3 Aug 1937 in Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois.3

Children:
     Children with Bridget A. Brady:

  • James A. Fenelon1 (Feb 1884 - )
  • Mary A. Fenelon1,2,10 (Oct 1886 - )
  • Sarah Frances Fenelon1,16 (16 Nov 1887 - 18 Feb 1929)
  • Grace M. Fenelon1,2 (Jul 1888 - 15 Jul 1914)
  • Walter William Fenelon1,2,17 (Apr 1891 - 9 May 1943)
  • Blanche C. Fenelon1,2,10 (Dec 1892 - )
  • Russell M. Fenelon1,2,10 (Oct 1894 - )
  • Gladys L. Fenelon1,2,10 (Sep 1896 - )
  • Edith Virginia Fenelon1,2,10 (8 Feb 1899 - Jan 1967)
  • Gerald E. Fenelon2,10,11 (abt 1907 - )

Citations

  1. [S3547] James E. Fenelon household, 1900 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois.
  2. [S3548] James E. Felelon household, 1910 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois.
  3. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for James E. Fenelon, citing FHL #1786892 and cert no 29707.
  4. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for James E. Fenelon, citing FHL #1786892 and cert no 29707, shows date, with month as Jul, city, and state.
  5. [S3547] James E. Fenelon household, 1900 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows month, as Jul, year, age 43 and state.
  6. [S3548] James E. Felelon household, 1910 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows age 52 and state.
  7. [S3547] James E. Fenelon household, 1900 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows married 17 years.
  8. [S3548] James E. Felelon household, 1910 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows married 26 years.
  9. [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.
  10. [S3551] James E. Fenelon household, 1920 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois.
  11. [S3550] James E. Fenelon household, 1930 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois.
  12. [S3547] James E. Fenelon household, 1900 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows occupation as clerk R R.
  13. [S3548] James E. Felelon household, 1910 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows occupation as special agent, industry as railroad.
  14. [S3551] James E. Fenelon household, 1920 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows occupation as agent, industry as railroad.
  15. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for James E. Fenelon, citing FHL #1786892 and cert no 29707, shows occupation as chief clerk.
  16. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Frances Sarah Palmer, citing FHL #1643028 and cert no 10640.
  17. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for William Walter Fenelon, citing FHL #1983454 and cert no 20830.