Dr. William James Carroll1

#1199, (21 May 1902 - 27 March 1959)
Relationship2nd cousin of Anna Margaret Donovan
Father*James J Carroll III1 (1857 - 1944)
Mother*Margaret Louise Mahoney1 (1870 - 1931)


Louise Marie Cosgrove b. 1912, d. 2008
Child 1.Peter William Carroll14 (c 1946 - 2014)
He was a physician.2 
Birth*21 May 1902He was born on 21 May 1902 at Melrose, Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.1,3 
1911He appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of James J Carroll III and Margaret Louise Mahoney at Melrose, Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG, age 9, b. May 1902.4 
13 September 1927He traveled to 1778 Beacon Street, Brookline, Massachusetts, on 13 September 1927, to visit Lucy Carroll, his aunt.5 
18 April 1930He appeared on the census of 18 April 1930 in the household of John O'Leary and Lucy Carroll, lodger, age 27, b. Canada, no occ., entered US in 1927.6 
Marriage*21 August 1937He married Louise Marie Cosgrove, daughter of James Francis Cosgrove and Amanda Dionne, on 21 August 1937 at Brockton, Massachusetts.7,8,9 
25 July 1939He was naturalized on 25 July 1939 at U. S. District Court, Boston, Massachusetts.10 
18 April 1940He appeared on the census of 18 April 1940 at 1778 Beacon Street, Brookline, Norfolk Co., MassachusettsG.11 
22 April 1940He and Louise Marie Cosgrove appeared on the census of 22 April 1940 at Essex County Sanitorium, Middletown, Essex Co., MassachusettsG.2 
3 April 1950He and Louise Marie Cosgrove appeared on the census of 3 April 1950 at 77 Elm Street, North Andover, Essex Co., MassachusettsG.12 
Death*27 March 1959He died on 27 March 1959 at Essex County Sanitarium, Essex Co., MassachusettsG, at age 56; (obituary.)13 


  1. [S113] Gabriel Drouin, compiler, Drouin Collection: Moncton Bureau of Health, Cte Westmorland, Register of Births 1888 to 1919 (Montreal, Quebec: Institut Généalogique Drouin), sh. 84, no. 152, img. 1656/2031. William James, b. Melrose 21 May 1902, parents James Carroll and Margaret Mahoney.
  2. [S346] 1940 U.S. Federal Census. William J (37), b. Canada, M.D., marr., same house in 1935 (line 6); Louise (27), b. Maine, res. same house in 1935 (line 2).
  3. [S610] New Brunswick Vital Statistics from Government Records (RS141), online archives.gnb.ca, RS141A5 Index to Provincial Registrations of Births, Film F18061, Sch. A 1895. William James Carroll, son of James Carroll Jr. and Margaret Mahoney, b. Melrose NB 21 May 1902; inf. F X Collerette.
  4. [S85] 1911 Canada Census. James Jr (53), b. Jan 1869 [sic], farmer; Margaret (40), b. Dec 1871.
  5. [S2279] U.S. Border Crossings from Canada to U.S., 1894-1954, online FamilySearch.org, Film 100433672, img. 6198/15984. Index card, Port of St. John NB, 13 Sep 1927. William James Carroll, age 25, student, res. Melrose NB; traveling to aunt, Mrs. John O'Leary, 1778 Beacon St., Brookline MA, remaining permanently; nearest relative mother Margaret, res. Melrose NB.
  6. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. John (60), b. NJ, parents b. Ireland, railroad conductor; Lucy (56), b. and parents b. Canada.
  7. [S1997] Massachusetts, State and Federal Naturalization Records, 1798-1950, NARA M1368, online Ancestry.com, Naturalization Petition of William James Carroll, husb. of Marie L, b. Lewiston ME 16 Jul 1912, marr. Brockton MA 21 Aug 1937, q.v.
  8. [S776] Massachusetts Marriage Index 1901-1955 and 1966-1970, online Ancestry.com, img. 394/574: William James Carroll, marr. Brockton 1937, ref. Vol. 23, p. 280; img. 173/538: Marie Louise Cosgrove, marr. Brockton 1937, ref. Vol. 23, p. 280.
  9. [S423] U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, online Ancestry.com, Crosby Andover and North Andover MA Directory 1943, p. 233, img. 104/150. William, physician, and Louise Carroll, res. 233 Main St., North Andover MA; 1953, p. 311, img. 135/165. William J, physician, and Louise Carroll, res. 77 Alm, North Andover.
  10. [S1997] Massachusetts Naturalization Records, 1798-1950.
  11. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. William J (27), b. and parents b. Canada, boarder in house of John and Lucy O'Leary, no occupation.
  12. [S2782] 1950 U.S. Federal Census. William J (47), b. Canada, physician; Marie L (37), b. ME.
  13. [S2434] The Boston Globe, Boston, Massachusetts, Sat., 28 Mar 1959, p. 20, Deaths. "MIDDLETON, Mar. 27-Dr. William J. Carroll, 56, a resident physician at the Essex County Sanitarium, died today in his cottage on the sanitarium grounds following a short illness.
    He had served as a general practitioner in Lawrence for 15 years before coming to the sanitarium six years ago.
    Dr. Carroll leaves a wife, Louise (Cosgrove); a son, Peter W ; a brother, John D. of Melrose, N.B ; and 8 sister, Mrs. Fred P. Shea of Moncton, N.B.
    A solemn high Mass of requiem will be sung Monday at 10 a m in Annunciation Church, Danvers."
  14. [S2782] 1950 U.S. Federal Census.