Percy James Donovan1

#528, (6 January 1881 - 22 December 1960)
RelationshipBrother of Anna Margaret Donovan
Father*James Patrick Donovan (1849 - 1940)
Mother*Margaret Alice Campion (1860 - 1947)

Family

Mary Deehan b. 1885
Children 1.Eugene J. Donovan+ (1908 - 1998)
 2.Margaret Alice Mary Donovan+ (1910 - 1990)
 3.Laurence J. Donovan+15 (1913 - 1996)
 4.Marcella Donovan+ (1918 - 2003)
Birth*6 January 1881He was born on 6 January 1881 at New York, New York.2 
Baptism30 January 1881He was baptized on 30 January 1881 at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, New York, Manhattan, New YorkG.3 
1888He lived with James Patrick Donovan and Margaret Alice Campion in 1888 at 531 W. 48th St, New York, New York.4 
1 June 1905He appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of James Patrick Donovan and Margaret Alice Campion at 1780 Bathgate Avenue, Bronx, New YorkG, age 24, b. US, manager.5
Marriage*11 June 1907He married Mary Deehan, daughter of Eugene T Deehan and Marcella Foy, on 11 June 1907 at St. Joseph Parish, The Bronx, New York, New YorkG.6 
18 April 1910He and Mary Deehan appeared on the census of 18 April 1910 at 1981 Prospect Avenue, The Bronx, New York, New YorkG.7 
1 June 1915He and Mary Deehan appeared on the census of 1 June 1915 at 2620 Briggs Avenue, Bronx, New YorkG.8 
12 September 1918He registered for the military draft on 12 September 1918 at 2671 Bainbridge Avenue, Bronx, New YorkG.9
26 January 1920He and Mary Deehan appeared on the census of 26 January 1920 at 2397 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New YorkG.10 
1 June 1925He and Mary Deehan appeared on the census of 1 June 1925 at 2406 Tiebout Avenue, Bronx, New YorkG; also Katherine Dinan (45), servant.11 
5 April 1930He appeared on the census of 5 April 1930 at 2406 Tiebout Avenue, New York, Bronx, New YorkG.12 
15 April 1940He and Mary Deehan appeared on the census of 15 April 1940 at 2406 Tiebout Avenue, The Bronx, Bronx, New YorkG.13 
1942He was (from draft registration) in 1942 at Giant Portland Cement, 370 Lexington Avenue, New York, New YorkG.2 
1942He registered for the military draft in 1942 at 2406 Tiebout Avenue, Bronx, New YorkG.2
Death*22 December 1960He died on 22 December 1960 at Brooklyn, Kings, New YorkG, at age 79.14

Citations

  1. [S2145] New York Roman Catholic Parish Baptisms, online FindMyPast.com. bapt. of son Eugene, 1908, q.v.
  2. [S1277] World War II Draft Registration Cards, image viewed online FamilySearch.org or Ancestry.com, ser. U1858. Percy J Donovan, res. 2406 Tiebout Ave., Bronx, NY; age 61, b. NY 6 Jan 1881, empl. Giant Portland Cement, contact dau. Marcella Donovan, same res.
  3. [S2145] New York Roman Catholic Parish Baptisms, online FindMyPast.com. James Percy Donovan, b. 6 Jan 1881, son of James P Donovan and Alice Campian [sic]; bapt. 30 Jan 1881, Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Manhattan, New York Co., New York.
  4. [S423] U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, online Ancestry.com, Donovan James, blaster, h 531 W. 48th. Trow's New York City Directory, vol. CI for the Year ending May1, 1888, p. 496, img. 502.
  5. [S31] 1905 New York State Census. James P. (55), b. Canada, in U.S. 37 yrs., Supt. Laborers; Alice (45), b. Canada, in U.S. 26 yrs; both citizens. Note: while the data column asks for number of yrs. in the U.S., it appears that the entries are for age when entered U.S.
  6. [S2146] New York Roman Catholic Parish Marriages, online FindMyPast.com. Percy J Donovan and Mary Deehan, marr. St. Joseph Parish, The Bronx NY, 11 Jun 1907.
  7. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. Percy Donovan (29), b. NY, parents b. Canada, cement co. clerk; Mary J (24)b. NY, parents b. Ireland, 1 child, living; marr. 2 yrs.
  8. [S357] 1915 New York State Census, image viewed online Ancestry.com or FamilySearch.com, Percy J (34); salesman; Mary J (30).
  9. [S1278] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, image viewed online FamilySearch.org or Ancestry.com. serial 4029, order 538, P. S. 23, Jerome Ave. at 184th St. Percy James Donovane, res. 2671 Bainbridge Av, NY; age 37, b. U.S. 6 Jan 1881; salesman at Giant Portland Cement, 30 Church St., NY; contact wife Mary J. Donovan.
  10. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census. Percy J (39), parents b. Canada, salesman, cement co.; Mary (34), parents b. Ireland.
  11. [S358] 1925 New York State Census. Percy (43), cement salesman; Mary (39).
  12. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. Percy (49), own home, salesman building materials, m. at 26; Mary (44), m. at 21.
  13. [S346] 1940 U.S. Federal Census. Percy J (59), cement salesman; Mary (54); both b. NY.
  14. [S14] The New York Times, New York, N.Y.
  15. [S1411] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, (Washington, D.C.: Social Security Administration), index online Ancestry.com, Record of Laurence Joseph Donovan, d. 2 Aug 1996, q.v.