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Vahey, McCarthy, Hovasse - Massachusetts
« on: Sunday 09 September 18 09:01 BST (UK) »
Hello,

Mary Ellen Vahey b 7 Aug 1909 Cambridge, Massachusetts, died 13 Oct 2001, Melrose, Middlesex, Mass.

Have her in 1920 census with widowed father James Joseph Vahey, b 1875, Ireland, d 1935, Mass - Unable to locate 1910 census with mother Mary, née Bagot/Baggot born 1886 Ireland, died 10 Feb 1919 Massachusetts (my line)

By 1930 census she is still with father and 2nd wife, married with a son Lawrence J McCarthy, b 7 Sept 1928.  No father/husband listed on census. Lawrence died 2008. Possibly first husband is called Timothy, unable to locate marriage or death.

By 1940 census she is with 2nd husband Joseph Hovasse, b 1909, first son Lawrence McCarthy, age 11 and 3 further Hovasse children, firstborn a girl in c1934 then 3 sons. 2 prior to 1940 on census, the 4th son b ? after census taken.

Unsure If Hovasse children still living. So no names given.

If possible would like to find marriage details of husbands and births or bapts of all children & possible deaths/burials of her family.

Thanks if you can help, or point me in the direction of Massachusetts BMD after 1920/1930s. Any info appreciated.

Cas
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Gibbons, Mordecai/Mort, Squire, Thomas, David/Davies, Joseph, Bowen, Lewis, Rees, Williams, Jones, Llewellyn, Morgan - Glam
Lewis - Ystradgynlias Breckonshire
Gibbons, Timbrell, Beale, Ludlow - Glos/Wilts
Davies, Roderick - Myddfai Carms
Lloyd, Jones - Denbigh/Salop
Shoemac, Squire, Keirle, Small - Somerset
Berry, Baggot, Lee, Clayton - Lancs
Baggot, Hurley, Keaveny, Shiel, Flynn - Ireland
Yelland, Bray, Trethewey  - Cornwall

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Re: Vahey, McCarthy, Hovasse - Massachusetts
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 09 September 18 11:15 BST (UK) »
Joseph Hovasse obit (Boston Globe 1987, November 29) https://img6.newspapers.com/clip/23147039/joseph_hovasse_obit/
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Re: Vahey, McCarthy, Hovasse - Massachusetts
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 09 September 18 11:27 BST (UK) »
Looking at the Massachusetts Marriage Index there are some matches:

Mary Ellen Vahey and Timothy Lawrence McCarthy: 1928 Chelsea vol 18 page 218
Mary Ellen McCarthy and Joseph Edmund Hovasse: 1932 Chelsea vol 22 page 164
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Re: Vahey, McCarthy, Hovasse - Massachusetts
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 09 September 18 11:29 BST (UK) »
Excellent info, thank you Shaun!  :)
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Gibbons, Mordecai/Mort, Squire, Thomas, David/Davies, Joseph, Bowen, Lewis, Rees, Williams, Jones, Llewellyn, Morgan - Glam
Lewis - Ystradgynlias Breckonshire
Gibbons, Timbrell, Beale, Ludlow - Glos/Wilts
Davies, Roderick - Myddfai Carms
Lloyd, Jones - Denbigh/Salop
Shoemac, Squire, Keirle, Small - Somerset
Berry, Baggot, Lee, Clayton - Lancs
Baggot, Hurley, Keaveny, Shiel, Flynn - Ireland
Yelland, Bray, Trethewey  - Cornwall


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Re: Vahey, McCarthy, Hovasse - Massachusetts
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 11 February 20 00:55 GMT (UK) »
I am Mary Hovasse's Grandson. 

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Re: Vahey, McCarthy, Hovasse - Massachusetts
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 11 February 20 01:04 GMT (UK) »
Hello, welcome to Rootschat.

My interest in this family is the connection of Mary Baggot, mother of Mary Ellen Vahey.  Mary Baggot was the youngest sister to my Great grandmother Bridget, both born Galway Ireland.

There are a number of DNA connections to the Vahey & Hovasse families.

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Census information is Crown Copyright www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Gibbons, Mordecai/Mort, Squire, Thomas, David/Davies, Joseph, Bowen, Lewis, Rees, Williams, Jones, Llewellyn, Morgan - Glam
Lewis - Ystradgynlias Breckonshire
Gibbons, Timbrell, Beale, Ludlow - Glos/Wilts
Davies, Roderick - Myddfai Carms
Lloyd, Jones - Denbigh/Salop
Shoemac, Squire, Keirle, Small - Somerset
Berry, Baggot, Lee, Clayton - Lancs
Baggot, Hurley, Keaveny, Shiel, Flynn - Ireland
Yelland, Bray, Trethewey  - Cornwall

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Re: Vahey, McCarthy, Hovasse - Massachusetts
« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 11 February 20 01:11 GMT (UK) »
My Dad is her youngest son.   Born in 1941 Chelsea Ma.   He is still alive.   I know my great grandmother died very young and my great grandfather remarried (Vahey).   How can I help? 

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Re: Vahey, McCarthy, Hovasse - Massachusetts
« Reply #8 on: Tuesday 11 February 20 01:29 GMT (UK) »
Thank you for your offer of help. 

I think I have most of the history on the Baggot line going back to parents and grandparents of Mary & Bridget Baggot, also their brothers. Not researched this line for a while as unable to get further back in Ireland due to lack of records.

I have a tree on Ancestry, if you have a account you are welcome to view.

Please do not give any personal details on thread, of living family or email, due to protection of privacy, spam etc.

Having made 2 posts you will be able to personal message me.  It is the green text icon under my username.

If you are not a member of Ancestry and are interested further in family history will check tree tomorrow and see if can help or answer any query you may have.

Good to be in touch

Regards Cas
Census information is Crown Copyright www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Gibbons, Mordecai/Mort, Squire, Thomas, David/Davies, Joseph, Bowen, Lewis, Rees, Williams, Jones, Llewellyn, Morgan - Glam
Lewis - Ystradgynlias Breckonshire
Gibbons, Timbrell, Beale, Ludlow - Glos/Wilts
Davies, Roderick - Myddfai Carms
Lloyd, Jones - Denbigh/Salop
Shoemac, Squire, Keirle, Small - Somerset
Berry, Baggot, Lee, Clayton - Lancs
Baggot, Hurley, Keaveny, Shiel, Flynn - Ireland
Yelland, Bray, Trethewey  - Cornwall