Ellen Elizabeth Gannon

Female 1873 - 1916  (~ 42 years)


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  • Name Ellen Elizabeth Gannon 
    Born Mar 1873  Gorton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 19 Feb 1916  Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 21 Feb 1916  St Cecilia, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I9  Meakem
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2020 

    Father Michael Gannon,   b. Abt 1833, County Galway, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct-Dec 1884, Chorlton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Mother Margaret Walsh,   b. Abt 1841, County Galway, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr-Jun 1882, Chorlton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married Jul-Sep 1862  Chorlton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Edward Meakem,   b. 3 May 1873, New York City, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1954, Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 23 Feb 1903  St Cecilia, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Meakem,   b. 25 Sep 1903, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Edward Meakem,   b. 7 Aug 1905, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Catharine Meakem,   b. 24 Jul 1907, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 22 Apr 1910  (Age 2 years)
     4. John Joseph Meakem, Sr,   b. 10 Aug 1909, Newark, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 2000, Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     5. Helen Catherine Meakem,   b. 5 May 1912, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1983, Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +6. Thomas James Meakem,   b. 13 Dec 1914, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1998  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 15 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1881 England Census for Michael Gannon Household
    1881 England Census for Michael Gannon Household
    Gorton, Lancashire

    In the household:
    Michael Gannon, Head, M, 46, Brewers Labourer, born in Galway, Ireland
    Margaret, Wife, M, 40, born in Tuam(?), Ireland
    Mary, Daughter, 17, Card Room Hand, born in Gorton, Lancashire
    Kate, Daughter, 15, Card Room Hand, born in Gorton, Lancashire
    Thomas, Son, 13, born in Gorton, Lancashire
    Margaret Ann, Daughter, 10, Apprentice, born in Gorton, Lancashire
    Ellen, Daughter, 8, Scholar, born in Gorton, Lancashire
    Winnifred, Daughter, 4, Scholar, born in Gorton, Lancashire
    Michael, Son, 1, born in Gorton, Lancashire
    1885 Immigration of the Gannon Children
    1885 Immigration of the Gannon Children
    Ship: S.S. Service
    Liverpool to New York City, arrived 5 Feb 1885

    Kate Gannon, 18, Servt, native of Ireland, from Gordon [Gorton]
    Thos, 16, Servt, native of Ireland
    Magrt, 11, Child, native of Ireland
    Ellen, 9, Child, native of Ireland
    Winefred, 7, Child, native of Ireland

    The Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island, Passenger Search
    1885 New Jersey Census of Mary Gannon Household
    1885 New Jersey Census of Mary Gannon Household
    Harrison, Hudson, New Jersey

    In the household:
    Mary Gannon, 20-60
    Kate, 5-20
    Marget, 5-20
    Thomas, 5-20
    Ellen, 5-20
    Winefred, 5-20
    1895 New Jersey Census for Thomas Burke Household
    1895 New Jersey Census for Thomas Burke Household
    Harrison, Hudson, New Jersey

    In the household:
    Thomas Burke, 20-60
    Mary, 20-60
    Mary, 5-20
    Anne, 5-20
    Kate, under 5

    Thomas Gannon, 20-60
    Kate, 20-60
    Ellen, 20-60
    Winefred, 5-20

    Thomas, Kate, Ellen, and Winefred Gannon were living in the household of their brother-in-law, Thomas Burke. Thomas is the husband of Mary Gannon, their oldest sister.
    1900 Marriage of Michael Coan and Margaret Gannon
    1900 Marriage of Michael Coan and Margaret Gannon
    November 1900, St Aloysius, Newark, Essex, New Jersey

    Michael Coan and Margaret Gannon
    Witnesses: James Coan and Ellen Gannon

    FamilySearch.org, Parish registers, 1879-1953 (Catholic Church, St. Aloysius, Newark, New Jersey), film 1398626, img 467
    1903 Marriage of John Meakem and Ellen Gannon
    1903 Marriage of John Meakem and Ellen Gannon
    23 February 1903, St Cecilia, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    Groom: John Meakem
    Age: 29
    Residence: Passaic Ave in Kearny
    Parents: Edward and Catharine Mecklin

    Bride: Ellen Elizabeth Gannon
    Age: 25
    Residence: Kearny, NJ
    Parents: Michael and Margt Walsh

    Witnesses: Michael Healey and Winifred Gannon

    FamilySearch.org, Parish registers, 1888-1944 [Kearny, New Jersey] (St Cecilia), film 1403465, img 124
    1903 Baptism of Margt Meakem
    1903 Baptism of Margt Meakem
    18 October 1903, St Cecilia, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    Name: Margt Meakem
    Birth date: 25 Sep 1903
    Baptism date: 18 Oct 1903
    Parents: Jno F and Ellen Gannon
    Sponsors: Thos E and Eliz Gleason
    Residence: 60 John St

    FamilySearch.org, Parish registers, 1888-1944 (Catholic Church, St. Cecilia's, Kearny, New Jersey), film 1403465, img 59
    1905 Baptism of Edward Meakem
    1905 Baptism of Edward Meakem
    27 August 1905, St Cecilia, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    Name: Edward Meakem
    Birth date: 7 Aug 1905
    Baptism date: 27 Aug 1905
    Parents: John Meakem and Ellen Gannon
    Sponsors: Samuel Meakem and Mary Moran
    Residence: John St

    FamilySearch.org, Parish registers, 1888-1944 (Catholic Church, St. Cecilia's, Kearny, New Jersey), film 1403465, img 67
    1907 Baptism of Catharine Meakem
    1907 Baptism of Catharine Meakem
    14 August 1907, St Cecilia, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    Name: Catharine Meakem
    Birth date: 24 Jul 1907
    Baptism date: 14 Aug 1907
    Parents: John and Ellen Gannon
    Sponsors: Thos Corovan[?] and Anna Burke
    Residence: Grant Ave

    FamilySearch.org, Parish registers, 1888-1944 (Catholic Church, St. Cecilia's, Kearny, New Jersey), film 1403465, img 75
    1910 US Census for John Meaken Household
    1910 US Census for John Meaken Household
    East Newark, Hudson, New Jersey

    228 Grant Avenue
    John Meaken, Head, 37, M1, married 8 years, born in New York, parents born in New York, Teamster
    Ellen, Wife, 35, M1, 4 children with 3 still living, born in England, parents born in Ireland
    Margaret, Daughter, 6, born in New Jersey
    Edward, Son, 4, born in New Jersey
    John, Son, 8/12, born in New Jersey

    John and Ellen had 4 total children with 3 still living. The deceased child is Catherine, who was born in 1907.
    1915 New Jersey Census for John Meckam Household
    1915 New Jersey Census for John Meckam Household
    Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    613 John Street
    John Meckam, born May 1874, age 41, born in New York, parents born in New York, Chauffuer
    Ellen, born Mar 1875, age 40, born in England, parents born in Ireland, in US for 30 years
    Margaret, born Sep 1903, age 11, born in New Jersey
    Edward, born Aug 1905, age 9, born in New Jersey
    John, born Aug 1909, age 5, born in New Jersey
    Ellen, born May 1912, age 3, born in New Jersey
    Thomas, born Dec 1914, age 6/12, born in New Jersey
    1916 Death Index of Ellen Meaken
    1916 Death Index of Ellen Meaken
    February 1916, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    Ellen Meaken died in February 1916.

    Note: the original death record is in the process of being obtained.

    Ancestry.com, New Jersey, Death Index, 1901-2017
    1916 Burial of Ellen Meakem
    1916 Burial of Ellen Meakem
    21 February 1916, St Cecilia, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    Name: Ellen Meakem
    Date of Burial: 21 Feb

    FamilySearch.org, Parish registers, 1888-1944 (Catholic Church, St. Cecilia's, Kearny, New Jersey), film 1403465, img 166