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Luke Calvey, Sr
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Birth: 1839
County Cork, Ireland
Death: Oct. 26, 1916
Greene County
Missouri, USA

His death cert. listed his birth month and day as unknown, and his year 1837. Parents Luke and Dont' Know Calvey.
Male white widow informant was Mike Calvey. Cause of death arteriosclorosis with general senile debility. Occupation, watchman, retired.
Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll M653_530; Page: 859; Image: 387.
Name: Luke Calvey Age in 1860: 22
Birth Year: abt 1838 Birthplace: Ireland
Home in 1860: Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Gender: Male
Post Office: Southbridge
There is name after name of single people in this census, and has a head then day laborer, and Ireland born. Some listed as factory operation, a few servant listings.
Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Campbell, Greene, Missouri; Roll M593_777; Page: 24; Image: 48 Surname appears as ay instead of ey ending.
Luke Calvay 31 boarding house keeper Ireland
Bridget Calvay 28 keeping house Ireland
James Calvay son 5 TN
Owen Calvay son 3 TN
Michael Calvay son 1 MO
all below from Ireland, and must be why he is called boarding house keeper.
Timothy Monaghan 32
William Summers 45
Malory Walker
Found them in the 1880 census as mistakenly spelled surname.
Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: North Springfield, Greene, Missouri; Roll T9_688; Family History Film: 1254688; Page: 263.4000; Enumeration District: 46; Image: 0228. on Pacific Street
Luke Calvin 37 laborer Ireland Ireland Ireland
Bridget Calvin 40 keeping house Ireland Ireland Ireland
James Calvin 15 works in woolen mill TN Ireland Ireland
Owen Calvin 13 ??? store TN Ireland Ireland
Michael Calvin 11 MO Ireland Ireland
Luke Calvin son 1 MO Ireland Ireland
*Ellen Calvin daughter 19 at home Wisconsin Ireland Ireland
* I found this Ellen with the Anthony Calvey family from Ireland born in WS. she was most likely the child of them, instead of this couple. Probably a niece. They had a Bridget age 11 most likely named after the Aunt above.
U.S. City Directories > Missouri > Springfield > 1890-1899 > Hoye's Springfield City Directory 1899
Calvey, Luke lab 514 robberson
Calvey, Michael painter 514 robberson
Calvey, Owen lab 514 robberson

Missouri > Springfield > 1890-1899 > Hoye's City Directory of Springfield MO 1890 1891
Calvey, Luke, wiper K C F S & M R R 514 Robberson ave
Calvey, Michael 942 State
Calvey, M C wiper K C F S & M R R
Calvey, O brakeman K C F S & M R R
Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Springfield Ward 4, Greene, Missouri; Roll T623_855; Page: 38B; Enumeration District: 38. 514 Robberson
Luke Calvey Dec 1846 53 Ireland Ireland Ireland 1858 42 NA Day labor
Bridget Calvey wife Jan 1843 57 children 6, 3 living Ireland Ireland Ireland 1853 57
Owen Calvey son Jan 1873 27 no occupation
Michael Calvey son Feb 1876 24 painter RR shop
Luke F Calvey son May 1879 21 Corporal US Army Phillipines
There are two children buried beside them ages 1 1/1 and 5 and 11 mos. One that is 35. There are not any dates for them.
I found the son Michael in the MO marriage records
Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
Name: Michel Calvey
Marriage Date: 24 Apr 1901
Marriage Location: Springfield, Greene, Missouri
Marriage County: Greene
Spouse Name: Miss Elizabeth D Brown

This information comes from a relative that is not a member of findagrave I contacted and was given. I hope she joins and I can transfer them to her.

I have pulled out my research and I was right--Luke Calvey married Bridget Cummings. Luke was born 1839 County Cork, Ireland and died 1916 Springfield, Mo. (I do have a photo of the graves that I took the last time I was in Springfield, in about 1982.) My Mother wrote this about him: "He lived in St. Louis and worked for Frisco Railroad. Came to Springfield in 1880's" (as later, his son Michael did). Bridget was born 1838 in Ireland and died in 1910 in Springfield, Mo. Their children were : Michael (My grandfather) born April 22, 1873 in St. Louis and died Jan 7, 1927 in Springfield. He had 1 sister, Catherine, and 3 brothers: James, Owen, and Luke F. . The only information I have is Luke was born in 1877 and died June 22, 1927 in Springfield Mo. I do remember Mother talking about that her sister, Anna Catherine was named after her father's sister Catherine, who, as best as I can remember got too close to a stove or fire and was burned to death. She listed them in a family tree she did as Michael being the oldest, then James, then Owen, Catherine, and finally Luke F. You have more about the others ages than I did. Also, do you have the father of Michael, etc. as being named Luke?? I don't have anything about that generation. How do you find out about folks from Ireland??? Thanks!

Family links: 
  Bridget Cummings Calvey (1843 - 1910)
  John Calvey*
  Anna Catherine Calvey*
  James Calvey (1865 - 1900)*
  Michael Calvey (1873 - 1927)*
  Luke F Calvey (1879 - 1927)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Marys Cemetery
Greene County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Judy Young
Record added: Sep 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41820966
Luke Calvey, Sr
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Bealtaine tú agus do beloved a ath-aontaithe agus cónaí tú sásta anois, tar éis a bhí riamh le gach rud agus ar dhaoine dea-. Bealtaine tú curtha i spéir a leath uair an chloig roimh an devil a fhios ag a bhí tú marbh sa chomhlacht seo fisiciúil.
- Judy Young
 Added: Sep. 11, 2009

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