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Peter Fahey
Male 1848 - 1913

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  • Birth  1848  Dromegar, County Mayo, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Arrival  1869  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Naturalization  16 Nov 1874  Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Worcester Superior Court 
    Obituary  1 Mar 1913  Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Fitchburg Sentinel 
    Occupation  Boston & Maine Rail Road Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Help Caller 
    Died  1 Mar 1913  Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried  3 Mar 1913 
    Person ID  I9780  West Brookfield Families
    Last Modified  10 Jan 2022 
     
    Family  Mary Wren,   b. Abt 1856, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  7 Nov 1900  North Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Marriage also recorded in Fitchburg.
    Family ID  F3752  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • Age at death given as 63 yrs whicn would make birth year about 1850. Naturalization records say he was age 26 in 1874, making birth about 1848.
      First wife Mary Meehan died of consumption in Fitchburg 2 July 1890 at age 37. They were married 9 Nov 1871 in Fitchburg. Her Death notice said she had nine children.
      Peter's obituary names sons John and William, and daughters Mrs. Elizabeth Conger of Shirley, Mrs. Mary Reardon of Norwood, Mrs. Delia Lingley, Mrs. Agnes Entwistle, Mrs. Etta O'Leary, and Mis Margaret Fahey of Fitchburg.
      Etta married Morris O'Leary of East Boston in June 1905.
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S2094] United States, New England, Petitions for Naturalization, 1787-1906, (Name: Family Search; Date: 2014;), images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-33856-17053-30?cc=2064580 : 22 May 2014), Massachusetts > Worcester County > Superior Court at Worcester > Petitions for naturalization, 1848-1875, vol 10 no 546-767 > image 771 of 793; citing NARA NAID 4752894, National Archives at Boston, Waltham, Massachusetts..
      Record for Peter Fahey,age 26 born County Mayo, Ireland, arrived Boston 1869, Naturalized 16 November 1874, Worcester County Superior Court at Fitchburg.

    2. [S2223] Fitchburg Daily Sentinel, Fitchburg, Massachusetts (online archive), Ancestry.com. Fitchburg Daily Sentinel (Fitchburg, Massachusetts) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. Original data: Fitchburg Daily Sentinel. Fitchburg, MA, USA. Database created from microfilm copies of the newspaper..
      "Death of Peter Fahey" Died this morning. Born Dromegar, County Mayo, Ireland, Burial St. Bernards.

    3. [S2035] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911-1915, (Name: New England Historic Genealogical Society; Location: Boston, Massachusetts; Date: 2008;), Massachusetts, Worcester, Fitchbirg, Deaths, 1913. Volume 1913/42 Death: Page 364.
      Death Certificate for Peter Fahey, married, age 63y, R.R. Calleman (retired) Boston and Maine R.R., born Ireland, son of Patrick Fahey and Bridget Griffin, both born Ireland. Died Fitchburg 1 March 1913 of Chronic Myocarditis. Buried S. Bernard Cemetery.

    4. [S1191] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, (Name: New England Historic Genealogical Society; Location: Boston, Massachusetts; Date: 2004;), Massachusetts, Worcester, North Brookfield, Marriages, 1900, Vol. 502, p. 323, Record No. 15/.
      Married Nov. 7, 1900 in North Brookfield by J O Contois, Catholic Priest of North Brookfield, Peter Fahey, of Fitchburg, age 45, Railraod Caller, born Ireland, son of Patrick Fahey and Delia Griffin, and Mary Wren, age 43, housekeeper, born Ireland, daughter of Owen and Mary Hannon