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Dominick Gaffney
Male 1823 - 1885

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  • Birth  Oct 1823  Sligo, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Immigration  1847 
    Census  1860  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation  1860 
    Farm laborer 
    Naturalization  13 Nov 1867  Worcester Superior Court, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census  1870  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation  1870 
    Railroad worker 
    Residence  1870  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Front St 
    Census  1880  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name  Dominic Gaffaney 
    Died  8 Oct 1885  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried  Sacred Heart of Jesus Cemetery, West Brookfield, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I3651  West Brookfield Families
    Last Modified  16 Aug 2019 
     
    Father  Owen Gaffney 
    Mother  Sarah Carnes 
    Family ID  F1805  Group Sheet
     
    Family  Ellen Nugent,   b. Dec 1835, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1915, Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Annie E. Gaffney,   b. 21 Oct 1855, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1891, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John J. Gaffney,   b. 8 Mar 1857, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1908, Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Katherine M. Gaffney,   b. Mar 1860, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1941, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. James E. Gaffney,   b. 21 Jun 1861, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1912, Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Mary E. Gaffney,   b. Feb 1864, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1923, Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F1804  Group Sheet
     
  • Documents
    Dominick Gaffney Naturalization pg. 1B
    Dominick Gaffney Naturalization pg. 1B
    Dominick Gaffney Naturalization Pg 2
    Dominick Gaffney Naturalization Pg 2
    Dominick Gaffney Naturalization pg 3
    Dominick Gaffney Naturalization pg 3
    Dominick Gaffney Naturalization pg 1a
    Dominick Gaffney Naturalization pg 1a
     
  • Notes 
    • An 1870 Land Ownership Map shows a D. Gaffney on Front St. in West Brookfield. His property is bordered on one side by the property of N. Savage and on the other side by T. Fitzpatrick's property. The Gaffney property is 6 lots down from the corner of Milk St. An 1898 map shows the property still identified as Gaffney property.

      Dominick Gaffney Will signed 1 December 1884 and witnessed by Thomas Roche, John Turner, and Horace W. Bush was allowed 3 October 1905. He left his estate to wife Ellen and after her decease to be divided equally by his children, Mrs. Ann Leary, James Gaffney, John Gaffney, Kate Gaffney, and ary Gaffney. Named executors were Ellen Gaffney and James Gaffney. Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
      Original data: Massachusetts County, District and Probate Courts. Notes : Probate Records, Vol 615 and 626-629, 1905-1906
      Worcester County Probate Index has the following entry - 1905 Gaffney Dominick West Brookfield Trustee for Sale case # 36086

      Dominck's widow and surviving children were enumerated in the 1900 census in Springfield, MA.

      Deeds to Dominick:
      B. 553, p. 615 Oct. 1855 from Asa Wilson
      863, 123

      Deeds from him:
      552, 484
      758, 29
      966, 19

      Deed from children to Ellen, after his death: 1359, 598 Quitclaim
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S1553] Selected U.S. Naturalization Record Indexes, 1791-1966 (Indexed in World Archives Project), Ancestry.com, (Name: Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.;).
      Vol 5-428
      Dominick Gaffiney age 44, b. Ireland, resident of West Brookfield, MA was naturalized in Worcester Superior Court, Worcester, MA on Nov. 13, 1867.

    2. [S1191] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, (Name: New England Historic Genealogical Society; Location: Boston, Massachusetts; Date: 2004;), Vol: 366 ; Page: 486.
      Died of Consumption on 8 Oct. 1885.