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Nora Creedon
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Birth: 1829
County Cork, Ireland
Death: Apr. 2, 1904
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Nora Creedon (1829-1904) was an immigrant from Millstreet, County Cork, Ireland to Cardiff, Wales around 1860 and then an immigrant to the Jersey City, New Jersey, United States in 1873. She worked as a servant in Manhattan and she never married. (b. 1829; Millstreet, County Cork, Ireland - d. April 2, 1904; Saint Joseph's Home for the Aged, 209 West 15th Street, Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA)

Parents:
Nora was the daughter of Johanna Noonan (c1805-?) and Jeremiah Creedon (c1805-?) of County Cork, Ireland.

Birth:
She was born in 1829 in Millstreet, County Cork, Ireland.

Siblings:
She had a sister: Catherine Creedon (1834-1914) who married Daniel Finn (1818-1887).

Emigration:
Nora Creedon emigrated to Wales around 1860 and appeared in the 1871 census there. She then emigrated to the United States in 1873 with: her sister, Catherine Creedon; and Catherine's husband, Daniel Finn; and Catherine's.

Marriage:
Nora never married.

Manhattan, New York:
Nora appeared in the 1880 US Census as "Nora Creden", working as a servant, and living in the Manhattan home of Julia Irvin (1845-?). Nora was living with two other servants: Jane Biliou (1845-?); and Kate McCormick (1845-?).

Death:
Nora died in 1904 of a "cerebral hemorrhage" at Saint Joseph's Home for the Aged in Manhattan, New York. She appeared in the Manhattan Death Index as "Nora Creaden" and her death certificate was number "12726". She was 74 years old.

Burial:
She was buried in Holy Name Cemetery in Jersey City with her sister; her sister's husband; and her sister's children.

Funeral notice:
Nora's funeral notice was published in the Jersey Journal on Monday, April 04, 1904 and reads as follows: "Creedon - on Saturday, April 2, 1904, Nora, beloved daughter of the late Jeremiah and Johanna Creedon and sister of Mrs. Catherine Finn of Mills Street, Cork, Ireland. Funeral from St. Joseph's Home for the Aged, on West Fifteenth Street, New York City, Interment at Hudson County, New Jersey, Catholic Cemetery."

Legacy:
No photograph of her is known to exist. She has not been found in the 1900 US Census.

Relationship:
Nora Creedon (1829-1904) was the second great-grandaunt of Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ).

Research:
Researched and written by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) for Findagrave starting on June 30, 2003. Updated on Saint Patrick's Day, March 17, 2014 with an expansion of the lede.


 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jeremiah Creedon (1810 - ____)
  Johanna Noonan Creedon (1805 - ____)
 
 Sibling:
  Nora Creedon (1829 - 1904)
  Catherine Creedon Finn (1835 - 1914)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Holy Name Cemetery
Jersey City
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Grave 22, Section K, Block S
 
Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1...
Record added: Jun 30, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7641371
Nora Creedon
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
Nora Creedon
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
Nora Creedon
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
 
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- Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 Added: Mar. 24, 2004
CREEDON - on Saturday, April 2, 1904, Nora, beloved daughter of the late Jeremiah and Johanna Creedon and sister of Mrs. Catherine Finn of Mills Street, Cork, Ireland. Funeral from St. Joseph's Home for the Aged, on West Fifteenth Street, New York City, I...(Read more)
- Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 Added: Mar. 14, 2004
 
 
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