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John CONGRAM's other family: with Mary COCK (1848-1885)
Bridget LEARY's parents: Daniel LEARY ( - ) and Mary MURRAY ( - )

Family of John CONGRAM and Bridget Ann LEARY

Husband: John CONGRAM (1845-1919)
Wife: Bridget Ann LEARY (1859-1926)
Children: Ernest Joseph CONGRAM (1887-1953)
Herbert Francis CONGRAM (1890-1896)
Unamed Male CONGRAM (1896?-1896?)
George CONGRAM (1892-1964)
Marriage 29 Jan 1886 Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts

Husband: John CONGRAM

Name: John CONGRAM
Sex: Male
Father: Thomas CONGRAM (1823?-1903?)
Mother: Mary WESTACOTT (1825?-1895?)
Birth (1) 18 Jan 1845 Atherington, Devon
Birth (2) Feb 1845 (app) Atherington, Devon
Birth (3) Feb 1845 (app) Atherington, Devon
Baptism 8 Feb 1845 (age 0) Atherington Parish Church,Devon
Birth (4) 18 Jan 1846 Atherington, Devon
Occupation (1) Ploughman/Papermaker/Wool Spinner/Expressman
Occupation (2) Farm Labourer
Emigration 1890 (app) (age 44-45) to U.S.A.
Death 11 Feb 1919 (age 74) Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts
Burial Forest Hill Cemetery, Fitchburg, Massacusetts

Wife: Bridget Ann LEARY

Name: Bridget Ann LEARY
Sex: Female
Father: Daniel LEARY ( - )
Mother: Mary MURRAY ( - )
Birth 28 Dec 1859 Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts
Emigration 1880 (age 20-21) from Ireland to U.S.A.
Death 20 Sep 1926 (age 66) Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts

Additional Information

Death Cause: Chronic valvular disease of heart, Hypertension

Child 1: Ernest Joseph CONGRAM

Name: Ernest Joseph CONGRAM
Sex: Male
Spouse: Grace Beatrice FLINT (1900?-1994)
Birth 10 Jan 1887 Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts
Death 22 Jun 1953 (age 66) Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts
Burial St Bernard's Cemetery, Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Additional Information

Death Cause: Hypertensive heart disease with coronary sclerosis

Child 2: Herbert Francis CONGRAM

Name: Herbert Francis CONGRAM
Sex: Male
Birth 17 Mar 1890 Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts
Death 27 Feb 1896 (age 5) Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts

Additional Information

Death Cause: Pneumonia, Diptheria

Child 3: Unamed Male CONGRAM

Name: Unamed Male CONGRAM
Sex: Male
Birth 1896 (app) Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts
Death 1896 (app) (age 0) Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts
Burial Forest Hill Cemetery, Fitchburg, Massacusetts

Child 4: George CONGRAM

Name: George CONGRAM
Sex: Male
Spouse: Honora COLLINS (1896-1973)
Birth 7 Apr 1892 Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts
Occupation Beamer
Death 14 Aug 1964 (age 72) Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts

Additional Information

Death Cause: Gen debillitaion, Reticulum call sarcoma

Note on Husband: John CONGRAM

1851 Census shows living with family at Merryfields, Atherington aged 5 scholar, born Atherington

1861 Census shows John as a ploughman /servant aged 15 born Atherington with Henry and Jane Down farmers of 150 acres and their children John and Elizabeth. Other servants are Sally Ford (house Servant) aged 26 from High Buckington, Devon, John Beer (Ploughman)18 from Atherington,James Dyer (carter) aged 10 from Chittlehampton

1871 Census shows John Congram aged 25 an Ag Lab born Atherington at Whitemoor, Chittlehampton with his wife Mary Congram aged 23 also born Atherington and their 3 year old son John born Chittlehampton

Was living at Whitmore, Chittlehampton, when Arthur Henry was born in 1872

1881 Census not found in all of Chittlehampton census's.

1900 9th June Fitchburg Census shows living with wife Bridget and sons Ernest , George, Michael and daughter Eliza in their own home in the same street as his brother Thomas and his wife Eliza.

1910 21st April Fitchburg Census shows living with wife Bridget and sons Michael and George in their home No 87 Eaton Street, Fitchburg City, the same street as his brother Thomas and his family

1911 Oct 1st appears on S.S. Saint Louis ships manifest which sailed from Cherbourg, France arriving Ellis Island U.S.A.. He is aged 66 married of residence Fitchburg, Mass., U.S.A.his profession is retired.

1920 Fitchburg Census shows living with wife Mary at & Terrace Place, Fitchburg, Mass.,

Note on Wife: Bridget Ann LEARY

1900 9th June Fitchburg census shows living with family a mother of 4 children but with only 2 alive. There are 4 children listed in census Ernest, George were Bridget's children and Michael and Eliza were from John's previous marriage to Mary Cox

1910 21st April census Fitchburg shows living with husband John and son George and step son Michael at 87 Eaton Street

Note on Child 1: Ernest Joseph CONGRAM

1900 9th June Fitchburg Census shows living with parents John and Bridget along with brother George and step brother Michael and step sister Eliza

Note on Child 4: George CONGRAM

1900 9th June Fitchburg Census shows living with parents John and Bridget along with brother Ernest J and step brother Michael and step sister Eliza

1910 29th April Fitchburg Census shows living with father John and mother Biridget along with step brotehr Michael.