Patrick J. Hennessy

#655, (circa 1822 - 3 March 1889)
RelationshipGrandfather of Estelle Rose Roche

Family

Catherine O'Brien b. 1830, d. 1918
Children 1.___1 Hennessy28 (s 1855 - )
 2. Mary Elizabeth Hennessy+29 (1857 - 1943)
 3.Margaret Hennessy30 (1859 - 1862)
 4.John Joseph Hennessy14 (1860 - 1916)
 5.___2 Hennessy28 (s 1862 - )
 6.___3 Hennessy28 (s 1864 - )
 7.Patrick J. Hennessy Jr+31 (1866 - 1918)
 8.William Hennessy14 (bt 1868 - 1869 - 1899)
 9.Katherine Hennessy+32 (1872 - 1955)
Birth*circa 1822He was born circa 1822 in IrelandB; age 68 at death, age 44 in 1863 draft records.1,2 
1840He may have lived in 1840 at 7 Myrtle, St. Louis, Missouri.3 
Marriage*12 February 1854He married Catherine O'Brien, daughter of William O'Brien and Margaret Taylor, on 12 February 1854 at St. Patrick's Church, 6th St. and Biddle, St. Louis, MissouriB.4,5
7 July 1860He and Catherine O'Brien appeared on the census of 7 July 1860 at 274 N. 13th Street (at Olive), St. Louis, Missouri.6
between 1860 and 1866He and Catherine O'Brien lived at 274 N. 13th, St. Louis, Missouri, ( same address as the grocery store) between 1860 and 1866.7,8,9 
July 1863He registered for the military draft in July 1863 with an address of 274 N. 13th, between Cass and O'Fallon, St. Louis, Missouri.10
between 1866 and 1882He and Catherine O'Brien lived at 2001 Biddle Street, St. Louis, Missouri, (same address as the grocery store) between 1866 and 1882.11,9 
between 1867 and 1889He was the owner of "P.J. Hennessy, Grocer" between 1867 and 1889 in St. Louis, Missouri.12,13 
5 July 1870He and Catherine O'Brien appeared on the census of 5 July 1870 at 9th Ward, St. Louis, Missouri.14
5 June 1880He and Catherine O'Brien appeared on the census of 5 June 1880 at 2003 Biddle Street, St. Louis, Missouri; nei. Ambrose J Roche (as Roach), fam 172, 2025 Biddle.15
8 November 1880He and Catherine O'Brien appeared on the census of 8 November 1880 at 2005 Biddle Street, St. Louis, Missouri; nei. John Roche (28), fam 19 2001 Biddle; Ambrose J Roche (26), fam 16 2005 Biddle.16 
1883He and Catherine O'Brien lived in 1883 at 2003 Biddle Street, St. Louis, Missouri.17 
between 1885 and 1889He and Catherine O'Brien lived between 1885 and 1889 at 1903 Biddle, St. Louis, Missouri; store at 1901 Biddle.18 
10 February 1889Contributed to the Charles Stewart Parnell Defense Fund on 10 February 1889 at Missouri.19
25 February 1889He left a will on 25 February 1889 at Missouri.20 
Death*3 March 1889He died on 3 March 1889 at 1905 Biddle Street, St. Louis, Missouri.21,22
Obituary4 March 1889Obituary for Patrick J. Hennessy was published on 4 March 1889.23
Burial*6 March 1889He was buried on 6 March 1889 at Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.24,25 
He and Catherine O'Brien were members of St. Bridget of Erin R.C. Church, 2401 Carr Street, St. Louis, MissouriB. The baptisms of their children are not found in the Drouin records for St. Patrick Cathedral, and the baptism records for St. Bridget have not been examined. In the 1900 census, the entry for Catherine has nine children, four living.26 
The 2000 and 2100 blocks of Biddle St are gone, now "in" Desoto Park, est. 1908 (Biddle is interrupted by the park).27 
ChartsAncestors of Estelle Roche

Citations

  1. [S1328] Consolidated Enrollment Lists, 1863 - 1865 (Civil War), Record Group 110 Records of the Provost Marshal General's Bureau (Civil War), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, District of Columbia, online Ancestry.com, Patrick Hennessy, age 44, grocer, b. Ireland, res. betw Cass and O'Fallon, St. Louis. MO 1st CD (Class 2), July 1863, sh. 196, img. 392/527, ln. 14.
  2. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Patrick (38).
  3. [S707] St. Louis City Directories (transcripts and images) (St. Louis, MO: Washington University Digital Library Services), Keemles 1840-1841:27; "Hensey Patrick, r 7 Myrtle."
  4. [S271] Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002, Microfilm images, online Ancestry.com, St. Louis, 1854, record images, img. 45/250; "State of Missouri, County of St. Louis: I certfy that I have this day joined in the holy bands of matrimony Patrick Hennessy & Catharine O'Brien. Certified by me, this 12th day of February A.D. 1854 (St. Patrick's Church) P. A. Ward Catholic Priest. Filed & recorded Feby. 27th 1854." [image in exhibits]
  5. [S55] St. Louis Missouri Marriages 1804-1876, SLGS, online www.stlgs.org, Missouri, St. Louis County: Patrick Hennessy and Catharine [sic] O'Brien; 12 Feb 1854; P.A. Ward, Catholic priest, St. Patrick's Church; registered Feby. 27, 1854, vol. 06, p. 337.
  6. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Patrick (38), grocer, b. Ireland; Catherine (38), b. Ireland; Mary (3); Margt (9/12). [From the City Directory for 1860, this would be 274 N. 13th St. (at Olive)]. Also Julia _____ (13), b. Ireland; *John Guerin (24), *Patrick Maloney (26), Michael Byron (35), *John Hanly (33), *James Hinchy (35), Jas Hinchy (35), James Donovan (30), Owen Donovan (28), John Stevens (26), Dennis O'Brien (32), Thomas Hennessey (35), Patrick Dunn [or Quinn] (30), *Alex Ferguson (30), *Martin Welsh (40), all b. Ireland, all teamster or laborer. From the City Directory for 1860, those with a * were listed at this address as boarders, in addition to Honora Condon, Wm. Fitzgerald, Timothy Haggerty, Michael Lidden, John Mahoney, Richard Robinson and Michael Whalen.
  7. [S318] Edwards' Annual Director in the City of St. Louis (St. Louis, MO.: Richard Edwards, published annually, 1864, p. 289: Patrick Hennessy, grocer, 274 n. 13th, r. same; 1865, p. 393: Patrick Hennessy, groceries and provisions, 274 n. 13th, r. same.
  8. [S318] Edwards St. Louis Directory, 1864 edition, p. 711, 1865 edition, p. 399, Grocers; Patrick Hennesey, 274 n. 13th.
  9. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Patrick (38), grocer, b. Ireland; Catherine (38), b. Ireland; Mary (3); Margt (9/12). From the City Directory for 1860, this would be 274 N. 13th St. (at Olive).
  10. [S1328] Consolidated Enrollment Lists (Civil War), NARA, Washington, District of Columbia. Online Ancestry.com, 1. Patrick Hennessy, age 44, grocer, b. Ireland, res. betw Cass and O'Fallon, St. Louis. MO 1st CD (NM-65, E. 172, vol. 1179), Class 2, A-K, vol. 5 of 6), sh. 196, img. 392/527, ln. 14.
    2. Patrick Hennessy, age 44, grocer, b. Ireland, res. "274 Ofallon and Cass" [in 1864 City Directory, his res. was 274 N. 13th]; removed 15 Jun 1865, overage.
  11. [S318] Edwards St. Louis Directory.
  12. [S318] Edwards St. Louis Directory, various editions.
  13. [S58] Gould's St. Louis Directory , various editions.
  14. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. Patrick (50) as "Henisey", grocery merchant, b. Ireland; Catherine (40), b. Ireland; Mary (13);John (8); Patrick (3); William (1).
  15. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Patrick J. (60), retail grocer; Catherine (50), (cannot read or write); both b. Ireland.
  16. [S91] 1880 U.S. Federal Census, 2nd Enumeration. Patrick J. (60), grocer; Catherine (50), (cannot read or write); both b. Ireland.
  17. [S58] Gould's St. Louis , 1881 Edition, p. 513. Son John was a clerk there.
  18. [S58] Gould's St. Louis , 1885 Edition, p. 533. Son John was a clerk there.
  19. [S62] St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, Missouri.
  20. [S1385] Missouri Record of Wills, 1816-1928; (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984), 35 microfilm reels, FHL Film 1405575, Book T, p. 378; St. Louis County Library record CIWI-8.
    I Patrick Hennessy, being ill in body though sound and disposing mind do, on this 25th day of February 1889 in the City of St. Louis and State of Missouri, make this my last will and testament.
    I give, bequeath and devise all my real estate in said City and State, and known more particularly as 67 feet front on Biddle Street, with all the improvements thereon situated, to my children Mary Roach, John Hennessy, Patrick Hennessy, William Hennessy and Catherine Hennessy, subject though to the following modifications and reservation:
    That whereas I have heretofore advanced the sum of ($1500.00) Fifteen hundred dollars, and which sum now bears eight years interest, to Mary Roach my eldest daughter and the wife of Ambrose Roach and whereas I desire that she continue to live in her present habitation known as No. 1905 Biddle Street, it is my will that in lieu of the share of my estate that would fall to her as above, she have said (1500.00) Fifteen hundred dollars and the interest thereon and that she have rent free the habitation that she now resides in so long as she may continue to occupy the same.
    And I further will that the business now carried on in the house known as No. 1901 Biddle Street be carried on by my two sons John and William, though under the superintendence and control of their mother Catherine Hennessy, with the further modification and reservation that should either of them desire to quit said business and hold himself apart from its care and management, then if he elects, he may receive the sum of $2000.00 Two thousand dollars, the same to be in lieu of and in full of his share of my said estate, and it is my further will that my Executors pay over to my son Patrick Hennessy the sum of One thousand dollars and that to be the full share and in lieu of said sons share in my said estate, and it is my further desire that all the personal property of my estate at the time of my demise go to my beloved wife Catherine, that is not otherwise mentioned in this my last will and Testament, and I further desire that my beloved wife Catherine Hennessy and my oldest son John Hennessy be made, without bond, Executors of this my last will and Testament.
                                                 Patrick Hennessy

    In witness whereof I Patrick McDonough of St. Louis City and State of Missouri and F. O. C. Macmanus of St. Louis City and State of Missouri have herewith signed our names as witnesses to the signing of the within will by Patrick Hennessy and in the presence of each other, and after having heard the same read to the said Hennessy and in his presence and at his request and in the presence of each other we have hereunto signed our names as witnesses thereto to the last will and testament of said Patrick Hennessy of the City of St. Louis and state aforesaid this 25th day of February 1889.
                             Patrick J. McDonough 1903 Biddle Street
                             Frank O. C. Macmanus 3737 Cote Brialliant Ave.

    Proved March 18, 1889.
  21. [S28] Missouri Death Records, 1834-1910, online Ancestry.com, Register of Deaths in the City of St. Louis, March 1889, p. 57, no. 1506, Mar. 4; Patrick J. Hennessy, marr., age 68, b. Ireland, res. 1905 Biddle, 14th ward; Heart failure and Pulmanar congestion; Dr. Thos. O'Reilly; undertaker Harrigan, bur. Calvary Cemetery.
  22. [S93] St. Louis Public Library, online www.slpl.org, Hennessy, Patrick J. St. Louis Post-Dispatch obituary 6 Mar1889, p. 5. Burial permit 6 Mar 1889, p. 6.
  23. [S93] St. Louis Public Library, online www.slpl.org, Hennessy, Patrick J. St. Louis Post-Dispatch 6 Mar1889, p. 5. Burial permit 6 Mar 1889, p. 6.
  24. [S61] Calvary Cemetery Index of Names, online archstl.org.
  25. [S93] St. Louis Public Library, online www.slpl.org, Hennessy, Patrick J. St. Louis Post-Dispatch 6 Mar1889, p. 5. Burial permit 6 Mar 1889, p. 6.
  26. [S520] VWH.
  27. [S520] VWH.
  28. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. Catherine (70); b. May 1930 Ireland, widow, 9 children, 4 living; John J (39), b. Sep 1861; Patrick J, b. Aug 1866.
  29. [S1399] Missouri Death Certificates (1910- ), State Board of Health of Missouri; state file no. 4706, registrar's no. 1248, filed 18 Feb 1943; Mary Elizabeth Roche, d. 6 Feb 1943 at 5839 Pershing Ave., St. Louis; widowed (2), b. St. Louis, MO 14 Nov 1856; father Patrick J. Hennessy, mother Catherine O'Brien, both b. Ireland; spouse Ambrose J. Roche; burial Calvary Cemetery, 2117 E. Grand Blvd., 9 Feb 1943; informant Mr. F. Senior Pickles, 5839 Pershing Ave., online http://s1.sos.mo.gov/mdh
  30. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Patrick (38), grocer, b. Ireland; Catherine (38), b. Ireland; Mary (3); Margt (9/12). [From the City Directory for 1860, this would be 274 N. 13th St. (at Olive)]
  31. [S1399] Missouri Death Certificates (1910- ), Mo. State Board of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics, Cert. of Death; Reg. Dist. 791, Primary Reg. Dist. 1003, File 24993, Reg. 7061; Patrick J. Hennessy, d. 22 Jul 1918, age 51y 11m 19d, Lobar Pneumonia; b. St. Louis 2 Aug 1866, father Patrick Hennesy, mother Catherine O'Brien, both b. Ireland; occ. trucker, Wagner Electric Co.; inf. Mrs. Julia Hennessy, 2507 Howard St., undertaker Arthur J. Donnelly, 2039 Wash. St., bur. Calvary 24 Jul 1918.
  32. [S32] "Our Honeymoon Trip," (MS, June 7, 1905 and on; Maureen H. LoPresti, Estelle Rose Hartnett Collection; New York.