Margaret Slattery


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Margaret Slattery

  • Born: Apr 1840, Canada
  • Marriage (1): Patrick Quinn
  • Died: 27 Jun 1908, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri at age 68

  General Notes:

7 Feb 2006 via e-mail :Research of Joan Smith (Mrs. Jim Smith) [ ]
The 1880 Census for St. Louis, Missouri, 2nd. Enumeration, Dist. 215, 12th. Wd., 119th. Precinct, Pg. 389C:
1611 Carr St.
13, 21
Quinn, Margaret, W, F, 40, Keeping House, Ire, Ire, Ire
Dermody, Ellen, W, F, 23, Daughter, At Home, Canada, Ire, Ire
Quinn, Michael, W, M, 19, Son, Clerk, Clothing Store, MO, Ire, Ire
Quinn, John, W, M, 17, Son, Plumber, MO, Ire, Ire
Quinn, James, W, M, 14, Son, Main Telephone Office, MO, Ire, Ire
Quinn, Patrick, W, M, 12, Son, At School, MO, Ire, Ire
Quinn, Mary, W, F, 9, Daughter, At School, MO, Ire, Ire
Dermody, Joseph, W, M, 8/12, Grandson, MO, Ire, Canada
Slattery, Michael, W, M, 40, Brother, Blacksmith, Ire, Ire, Ire
City of St. Louis Certified Copy of Death Certificate, No. VR00073 for Margaret Quinn indicates she was 66 yrs. of age, widowed, born in Canada. Her parents were both born in Ireland. Date of death: June 27, 1908. Place of death: 1139 N. Leonard.
( This age given would make Margaret born in 1842, and is in conflict with the age she gave to census enumerator in 1900 (60), and also those are in conflict with the age given on 1870 census, of 35, which would put her birth date abt. 1835. I'll stay with the 1840 birth until I have more info... such as 1880 census, to compare. Also the fact that the death certificate states she was born in Canada does not mean she was… usually one of the surviving children give the information, and their recollection may not be correct. Margaret stated consistently in census records that her place of birth was Ireland… that is also the information Jim has in his baby book family tree.)
Notice of death from St. Louis Newspaper:
QUINN -- On Saturday, June 27, 1908, at 7:00 p. m., Margaret Quinn, relict of Patrick Quinn and mother of Michael A., John J., James W., Patrick F. and Mary Quinn, and Mrs. Ellen Darmody, and our dear grandmother.
Funeral from family residence, 1139 Leonard Avenue, Tuesday, June 30, at 8:30 a.m., to St. Alphonsus' Church, thence to Calvary Cemetery. Friends are respectfully invited.
St. Louis, MO Directories, 1889-1890 lists:
Margaret Quinn, widow Patrick, Occupation: Grocer; Location 1: 2600 N. 10th.; City: St. Louis, State: MO, Year: 1890
1900 Census for Missouri, City of St. Louis, En. Dist. 23, 2nd. ward, pp 16A lists:
2600 N. 10th. St., Dw. 209, Fm. 237
Quinn, Margaret, Head, W, M?, b. April 1840, 60, Wd, mar 37yrs, mother of 6, 6 living, b. Ireland, Father b. Ireland, Mother b. Ireland, immigrated to US 1848, in US 52yrs., Grocery
Quinn, James M., Son, W, M, b. Dec. 1866, 33, S, b. Missouri, Ireland, Ireland, Letter Carrier
Quinn, Mary Daughter W, F, b. May 1873, 27, S, Missouri, Ireland, Ireland
(Note: Immigration year could be correct, but could it have been immigration to Canada? Margaret and Patrick were born in Ireland, according to Jim's baby book (Tipperary), but Ellen, according to parents census records, was born in Canada. Son, John J., Jim's grandfather, states in later census records that mother was born in Ontario, and Margaret's death certificate states her birthplace as Canada, so more research will be necessary on this.)
Burial: 1908, Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri
Census 1: 1870, St. Louis, Missouri, Ward 7, Subdivision 14, Pg. 468, shown living at 1717 Christy Ave.
Census 2: 1900, St. Louis City, Missouri, Dist. 23, 2nd. ward pp 16A, 2600 N. 10th. St.
Occupation: 1890, Grocer
From database Ontario, Canada: Roman Catholic Marriages, 1827-1870
Given name: Margaret
Surname: Slattery
Year of Record: 1857
Comments: Lincoln County - Marriages
Event description: Roman Catholic Marriages, 1827-1870 (database on-line), Provo,, 2002. Original data: Archives of Ontario, Toronto: microfilm group MS 248.
(accessed 11/17/2003)
Will look into this new information, as this is approximately when Margaret and Patrick would have been married, with Ellen being born in Canada in 1860.

Margaret married Patrick Quinn, son of Unknown Quinn and Unknown. (Patrick Quinn was born circa 1829 in Tipperary, Ireland and died on 17 May 1877 in St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri.)

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