|Death: ||Mar. 8, 1919|
the cemetery records for John's year of death are lost. His location in this cemetery is unknown. Burial permit by J C Austin Bd Health Mar 12, 1919 Cause of death: natural causes probably heart disease; no injury
He also went by the names J. Henry Sullivan and Henry Harrington. He was a shoemaker by trade.
b. bet. 1860-1862 to John Sullivan and Catherin Riggins (Riggine?) Sullivan
in Marlboro Mass.
m. Della Mary Woods 03 Mar 1883
at Southboro Mass.
Della's maiden name at birth may be Gadbois
Della was b. abt. 1867, d. 31 Dec 1936
had 9 children before they divorced in 1898 in Keene NH
At time of death 8 of his children with Della were living, as was she, which is contrary to list of survivors of news article below about his death. Possible he remarried. His family of origin and his life after 1898 until his death in 1919 is a mystery.
John H. Sullivan. Found Dead in His Room
John H. Sullivan, fifty-eight years of age, was found dead in his rooms in the Michael Cunningham house, West Main Street, Saturday afternoon. Mr. Sullivan's home was said to have been in Marlboro, but he has lived in Spencer off and on for the past two years.
He was about the previous day, but told members of the Cunningham family that he was not feeling well. Not seeing him about on Saturday Mr. Cunningham went to the basement tenement to look into matters and found Mr. Sullivan dead in his bed. Medical Examiner Deland of Warren, who was called, said that death was due to natural causes, probably heart disease.
He had not lived with his family for some years. He is survived by a wife, two sons and two daughters, also two brothers and sisters.
The funeral took place on Wednesday, prayers being said at the P.McDonnell Co. rooms by Rev. Wm C. McCaughan. Interment was in Holy Rosary and St Mary's Cemetery, and was private.
[published From The Spencer Leader, Spencer Mass, Vol. XXIX, No. 20, Friday March 14, 1919 page 1]
Della M Woods Sullivan (1867 - 1936)*
Agnes Della Sullivan Kelley (1885 - 1962)*
Ada Catherine Sullivan Shirling (1885 - 1971)*
Nellie F Sullivan Raymond (1887 - 1973)*
Celia L Sullivan Dow (1889 - 1958)*
Margaret Theresa Sullivan Doody (1890 - 1962)*
Mary J Sullivan Bushey (1892 - 1969)*
Edna Sullivan (1893 - 1918)*
John Henry Sullivan (1897 - 1972)*
Holy Rosary Cemetery
Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Dec 09, 2010
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