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The Parents and Siblings of John Joseph Culhane Some of the facts we've learned about John Joseph Culhane and his siblings

John Joseph Culhane was the husband of Ann Elizabeth Shalvoy.  John Joseph Culhane was the son of Edward and Bridget Quinlan Culhane and the grandson of John and Bridget Jordan Culhane.

A Descendants Report for Edward Culhane is partially completed.

George Wright kindly sent us his notes on Culhane Cemetery Plots in Danbury and Bethel.  The notes on that page are George's.  George also sent us his transcription of the 1880 CT Census information on the extended Culhane Family.

The Family of Edward and Bridget Quinlan Culhane

1.  Edward2 Culhane  (John1) was born 1838, and died April 09, 1920.  He married Bridget Quinlan November 29, 1862.  She was born Abt. 1838 in Ireland, and died April 15, 1915 in Danbury CT.       

Children of Edward Culhane and Bridget Quinlan are:

+      2                 i.    John Joseph3 Culhane, born November 28, 1863; died January 20, 1915.

        3                ii.    Bridget E. Culhane, born June 23, 1866; died May 06, 1943.

        4               iii.    Morris M. Culhane, born July 27, 1868; died December 05, 1891.

+      5               iv.    Edward A Culhane, born July 17, 1870 in Connecticut; died November 04, 1944 in Danbury CT.

        6                v.    Michael W. Culhane, born August 30, 1872; died April 05, 1932. 

        7               vi.    Mary Jane Culhane, born October 26, 1875; died April 03, 1911.

        8              vii.    Thomas Leo Culhane, born April 20, 1878; died May 29, 1922. 

        9             viii.    Joseph P. Culhane, born August 05, 1880; died September 1933.

        10              ix.    Walter F. Culhane, born August 05, 1880; died January 1963. 

The Obituary of John J. Culhane:

  • died at his home on 18 Locust Avenue
  • was a hat finisher by trade and was employed at the Danbury company
  • survived by his wife
  • survived by five daughters Mrs. John P. Egan, Augusta, Edith, Florence, and Stella
  • survived by five sons Edward, George, Eugene, John, and Francis
  • survived by his parents Mr. and Mrs. Edward Culhane of Bethel
  • survived by one sister Miss B. E. Culhane
  • survived by four brothers Edward A., Michael W., Thomas L. and Joseph P., all of Danbury
  • interred in the family plot in the New Catholic Cemetery

The Bible of Owen and Margaret Shalvoy

  • Annie E. Shalvoy married John J. Culhane on Oct. 20 1886
  • John J. Culhane b. 1863 d. 1915 52 years

From the Culhane Family Bible (perhaps the Bible of Edward and Bridget Quinlan Culhane)

  • children of John Culhane and Bridget Jordan

    Mary Culhane married Martin Carmody

    Edward Culhane married Bridget Quinlan

    Michael Culhane married Mary

    John Culhane married Margaret

    Johanah Culhane married Anthony Gorman

    Jane Culhane married Patrick Blake

    Patrick Culhane married Johanah Blake

    Bridget Culhane married Michael Lynch

    Hannah Culhane married Michael Shea

    Walter Culhane married Mary Curtin (no children)

    Thomas Culhane died unmarried

    Cornelius Culhane married Hanah Quinlan

     

  • children of Edward Culhane and Bridget Quinlan

    John J. Culhane married Annie E Shalvoy

    Bridget E Culhane died May 6, 1943

    Morris M Culhane died Dec 5 1891

    Edward A Culhane m Susan McPheleny

    Michael W. Culhane m Mary Lee

    Thomas L Culhane m Johanah Den...

    Mary J. Culhane Died April 3 1911

    Walter F Culhane m May Ann M....

    Joseph P Culhane died Sept 1933
     

  • births

    John Joseph Culhane born Nov 28 1863

    Bridget Culhane born June 23 1866

    Morris Culhane born July 27 1868

    Edward Culhane born July 17 1870

    Michael Culhane born August 30 1872

    Mary Jane Culhane born Oct 26 1875

    Thomas Culhane born April 20 1878

    Walter and Joseph Culhane born August 5 1880 (twin brothers)
     

  • Grandchild births

    Margret A Culhane born January 19 1888

    Augusta May Culhane born October 26 1889

    Edward Shalvoy Culhane born December 6 1890

    George Thomas Culhane born November 17 1892

    Edith Louise Culhane August 24 1894

    Eugene Vincent Culhane born March 31 1896

    John Francis Culhane born September 3 1899

    Florence Helena Culhane born November 27 1900

    Estella Marie Culhane born December 8 1901

    Leo Michael Culhane

    Leona Mary Culhane

    Jane McPheleny Culhane

    James McPheleny Culhane born February 25 1919

     

  • Deaths

    Michael Culhane died April 1883

    Walter Culhane died May 1888

    Morris Culhane died Dec 5 1891

    Mary Culhane died Nov 25 1898

    Cornelius Culhane died Sept 20 1898

    James Culhane died July 1898

    Bridget Culhane died June 12, 1903

    Mary Jane Culhane died April 3 1911

    John J Culhane died Jan 22 1915

    Bridget Quinlan Culhane died April 15, 1915

    Edward Culhane died April 5 1920

    Thomas L. Culhane died May 29 1922
     

  • marriage certificate [editor note:  the "Mifs" below is as written on the certificate]

    This is to Certify that Mr. Edward Culhane and Mifs Bridget Quinlan were united by me in HOLY MATRIMONY at Danbury Church on the 29th day of November in the year of our LORD One Thousand Eight Hundred and Sixty Two In Presence of Dennis Gorman and Mary Culhane

1880 Census For Bethel CT (unknown street)

 

Culhane, Edward, 42, maker hat factory,

            , Bridget, 42, wife, keeping house

            , John, 16, son

            , Bridget, 14, daughter

            , Morris, 12, son

            , Edward, 10, son

            , Michael, 8, son

            , Mary, 6, daughter

            , Thomas, 2 , son
 

1900 Census For Bethel CT (Fleetwood Avenue)

 

Culhane, Edward, head, ??? 1838, married 38 years, born in Ireland, emigrated 1860
            ,Bridget, wife, 1839, 61, 9 children, 8 living, born in Ireland, emigrated 1852
            , Michael, son, Aug 1872, 27, single
            , Bridget, daughter, June 1870, 29, single
            , Mary, daughter, Oct 1876, 23, single
            , Thomas, son, April 1878, 22, single

            , Walter, son, Aug 1880, 19, single
            , Joseph, son, Aug 1880, 19, single

 

1910 Census for Bethel CT (Fleetwood Avenue)

 

Culhane, Edward, head, 71 years old, married for 47, born in Ireland, emigrated in 1860, working as farmer on own farm

           , Bridget, wife, 71 years old, 9 children, 8 alive, born in Ireland, emigrated in 1852

           , Mary J, daughter, 34, single, born in CT, no trade

           , Bridget L, daughter, 43, single, born in CT, trained nurse working in private family

           , Joseph P., son, 29, single, born in CT, proprietor of drug store

           , Walter F., son, 29, single, born in CT, salesman grocery store

McGovern, Vincent, ward, 14, single, born in New Haven

 

1920 Census For Bethel (Mansfield Avenue)

 

Culhane, Edward, head, 79, widowed, emigrated 1860?

            , Bridget, daughter, 51
            , Walter, son, 39, single

            , Joseph, son, 39, single

 

Culhane Listings in the 1918 Bethel CT Directory ( note:  bds = boards, h= home)

 

Culhane Bridget E nurse bds Mansfield RFD 3

- Cornelius J hatter h 18 Wooster

- Edward far h Mansfield RFD 3

- Edward J bds 19 Reservoir

- Hannah wid Cornelius h Elmwood district RFD 24½

- John fatter bds 19 Reservoir

Culhane Joseph R druggist 294 Main Danbury h Mansfield RFD 3

- Mary wid Walter h 43 South

- Michael C hatter h 19 Reservoir

- Morris far h Elmwood district RFD 24½

- Thomas S hatter bds 19 Reservoir

- Walter S hatter bds 19 Reservoir

 

Culhane Listings in the 1918 Danbury CT Directory (note: rem =  removed or moved)

 

Culhane Anna wid Thomas bds 91 Franklin

- Annie wid John J h 18 Locust

- Augusta rem to Bridgeport

- Bridget E nurse 261 Main res Bethel

- Cornelius in USA res inq 67 Main

- Edith L tchr bds 18 Locust av

- Edward A mgr 40 White h 333 Main

- Eugene in USA res inq 18 Locust av

- Helen bds 028 South

- Henry rem to Seymour

- John J 2d emp town bds 028 South

- John hatter h 32 Town Hill av

- John Joseph in USA res inq 11 McDermott

Culhane Joseph P druggist 294 Main res Bethel

- Leo finisher bds 67 Main

- Margaret tchr bds 67 Main

- Martin hatter h 67 Main

- Mary tchr bds 67 Main

Culhane Mary B Mrs prop The Krom general Insurance and Steamship Agency (3) 181 Main bds 19 do

- Michael (Culhane & Fitzgerald) 49 Liberty h 11 McDermott

- Michael W hatter h 115 Liberty

Culhane Thomas L prop Duane & Culhane and funeral director 23 Keeler h 28 Liberty

- Vincent A emp r 204 Main bds 11 McDermott

- Walter F clk 294 Main res Bethel

- William F student bds 11 McDermott

- William H mech bds 67 Main

- & Fitzgerald (Michael Culhane and James F Fitzgerald) saloon 49 Liberty

 

Culhane Listings in 1930 Bethel CT Directory

 

Culhane Alice A tchr r Codfish Hill rd n East rd RD 2

- Bridget E nurse Mansfield RD 3 r do

- Cornelius J (Helen) hatter h 18 Wooster

- Edward J (Margaret) tanner h 19 Wooster

- Evelyn A Mrs bkkpr r 59 Center

- John M died Dec 7 1929 age 43

- Joseph P druggist Danbury h Mansfield RD 3

- Lauretta tchr r 18 Wooster

- Matthew V (Evelyn A) mgr 59 Center h do

- Michael C h 19 Reservoir

- Michael W (Minnie L) hatter h 84 Grassy Plain

- Morris A student r Codfish Hill rd n East rd RD 2

- Morris M (Katherine L) caretaker W S Bainbridge h Codfish Hill rd n East rd RD 2

- Thomas S hatter r 19 Reservoir

 

Culhane Lists in 1930 Danbury CT Directory

 

Culhane A Marie nurse 18 Locust av r do

- Anna M wid Thomas hat trimmer r 91 Franklin

- Bridget M wid Michael h 114 Liberty

- Cornelius A (Helen M) gas fitter D&BG&ELCo h 60 W Wooster

- Edith L tchr Bridgeport r 18 Locust av

- Edward A (Susan F) h 333 Main

- Eugene V slsman h 18 Locust

- Floyd C clk 193 Main h at Bethel

- Francis J r 18 Locust av

- Frank J student r 12 Chapel pl

- James M student r 333 Main

- John F slsman D&BG&ELCo r 18 Locust

- John J (Anna J) hatter h 32 town Hill av

- John P druggist 294 Main h at Bethel

- Josephine D wid Thomas L h 23 Town Hill av

- Leo boxmkr r 23 Town Hill av

- Martin (Mary) hatter h 23 Town Hill av

- Mary steno 85 Liberty r 114 do

Culhane Mary Brady Mrs general insurance steamship tickets and foreign exhange (3) 181 main h 12 Chapel pl

- Walter J (Edna V) slsman h 028 South