|Birth: ||Jun., 1859|
|Death: ||Aug. 31, 1885|
New Jersey, USA
Mary Ann Finn (1859-1885) was a migrant from Wales to the United States in 1873. She worked as a housekeeper. (b. June 1859; Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom - d. August 31, 1885; 276 1st Street, Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, 07307, USA)
Mary was the daughter of Daniel Finn (1818-1887) and Catherine Creedon (1834-1914) of Millstreet, County Cork, Ireland. Daniel and Catherine moved to Cardiff in Wales and the children were born there.
June 1859; Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom.
Mary's siblings include: Nora M. Finn (1866-1898) who was born in Wales and married John Joseph Burke I (1868-1939) in the USA; and Catherine Elizabeth Finn (1873-1918) aka Kate Finn, who was born in Wales and worked as a housekeeper and later a secretary at a pencil company and she never married.
In 1871 the family was living in Cardiff, Wales during the 1871 census. In 1873 Daniel Finn and Mary Creedon moved the family to the United States.
A "Mary Finn" appear on the 1880 US census working as a housekeeper for James B. Hance, who was a produce store owner in Jersey City, New Jersey. James Hance lived at 323 Varick Street. This Mary Finn is listed as born in England instead of Wales. There is a "Mary A. Finn" born in New Jersey, age 23, also working as a servant in Jersey City.
Mary died from pneumonia on August 31, 1885 and was buried on September 2, 1885 in Holy Name Cemetery in a plot bought for her death. Later her parents and siblings would be buried in the same plot. Mary Finn died without a will and the Surrogate Court awarded the estate to her mother on November 14, 1885.
Holy Name Cemetery in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Researched and written by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) for Findagrave starting on March 14, 2004. Updated on Valentine's Day, February 14, 2013 with the 1871 census of Wales which gives her middle name as "Ann". Updated on March 10, 2013 with her birth in June of 1859 in the England and Wales birth index from the General Register Office. Updated on Saint Patrick's Day, March 17, 2014 with updated information on her in the 1880 US census working as a servant.
Daniel Finn (1825 - 1887)
Catherine Creedon Finn (1835 - 1914)
Mary Ann Finn (1859 - 1885)
Catherine Elizabeth Finn (1864 - 1918)*
Honora M. Finn Burke (1865 - 1898)*
Holy Name Cemetery
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Grave 21, Section K, Block S
Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1...
Record added: Mar 14, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8509508
Added: Aug. 29, 2008
REST IN PEACE |
Added: Jan. 21, 2007
Poor Mary-hope you have peace now
Added: May. 31, 2005