Susan C Whelan1

#18329, (circa 1818 - 27 July 1905)
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Estelle Rose Roche
Father*William Whelan1 (c 1786 - 1863)
Mother*Catherine _____2 (c 1780 - 1858)
Birth*circa 1818She was born circa 1818 at PennsylvaniaG; (but age 25 in 1850 census, other censuses give birth year as late as 1830.)3 
Marriage25 July 1831She witnessed the marriage of John Scravendyke and Lucy Gertrude Whelan on 25 July 1831 at St. Augustine Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.4 
1840She appeared on the census of 1840 in the household of William Whelan and Catherine _____ at South Mulberry Ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, age 10-14.5 
25 September 1850She appeared on the census of 25 September 1850 in the household of William Whelan and Catherine _____ at Dock Ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, age 25, b. PA.6 
22 August 1860She appeared on the census of 22 August 1860 in the household of William Whelan at 5th Ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, age 30, b. PA.7 
24 March 1863In William Whelan's will dated 24 March 1863, Susan C Whelan was named as executrix and an heir.8 
15 November 1870She appeared on the census of 15 November 1870 in the household of Amelia A Whelan at 1941 Vine Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as S C Whelan, age 50.9 
1 June 1880She appeared on the census of 1 June 1880 in the household of Amelia A Whelan at 1937 Vine Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as Susan Wheelin, sister, age 61, b. and parents b. PA, at home.10 
3 June 1895She left a will on 3 June 1895 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; (codicil added 1897.)11 
Death*27 July 1905She died on 27 July 1905 at 1941 Vine Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.3 
Probate*16 October 1905Her estate was probated on 16 October 1905 at Pennsylvania.11 

Citations

  1. [S1664] William Whelan (March 1863), Will and Probate of William Whelan, Philadelphia Court (1863) No. 536, online Ancestry.com. 1. Names daughters Susan C. Whelan and Amelia A. Brady as Executors and Administrators, and assigns his house at 623 Spruce Street to the family residing there, viz. Susan, Frances and Amelia, the children of Amelia, and niece Nancy. 2. Annuity of $300 to niece Nancy Whelan. 3. Income from the estate for one year to daughters Susan and Amelia. 4. Residual of estate, one-eighth to each of four children, viz. son William Whelan and daughters Elizabeth R. Edwards, Susan C. Whelan and Amelia A. Brady; one-eighth part in trust for dau. Lucy G. Scravendyke; one-eighth part in trust for daughter Frances J. Whelan; one-eighth part to Catherine Feran, daughter of deceased wife; one-eighth part, in equal parts, in trust for Catharine Smith and Ellen A. Sheaff, grand daughters of deceased wife. 5. Appoints as Executors son William, son-in-law John Scravendyke, daughters Susan and Amelia, and friend Thomas Feran. Witnesses John C. Mitchell and George W. Shepherd.
  2. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  3. [S1582] Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915, online FamilySearch.com, Film 4008674, img. 211/546, Return of a Death, Physicain's Certificate. Susan C Whelan, b. and parents b. PA, res. 1941 Vine St., single; d. 27 Jul 1905, age 87, cerebral hemorrhage; physician Leon Blackeman [poss.] M.D., res. 1915 Vine St.; bur. St. Augustine vault 31 Jul 1905.
  4. [S1663] Early Pennsylvania Catholic Church Records, compiled by Barbara Brady O'Keefe, online freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~reinsel/okeefe.htm, John Scravendyke and Lucy Gertrude Whelan, marr. 25 Jul 1831; witnesses Joseph Donath, Rev. John Hughes, Susan Whelan and Peter Scravendyke. Citing Journal of the American Catholic Historical Society, Vol. 1 and Vol. 13 (1902), "Marriages at St. Augustine's Catholic Church."
  5. [S54] 1840 U.S. Federal Census. William (50-59); Catherine (60-69); 5 f (20-29) [Amelia A, poss. four servants], 2 f (10-14) [Frances J, Susan C].
  6. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. William (66), b. Ireland; Catherine (70), b. Ireland. Also Catherine Burg (40), Mary Mullaken (18), Ann Fox (17), all b. Ireland.
  7. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. William (77), b. Ireland, real estate value $17000, personal estate value $23000. Also Mary Tominey (30) and Bridget Thomas (27), both b. Ireland, domestics.
  8. [S1664] Will and Probate of William Whelan, Philadelphia Court (1863) No. 536: 1. Names daughters Susan C. Whelan and Amelia A. Brady as Executors and Administrators, and assigns his house at 623 Spruce Street to the family residing there, viz. Susan, Frances and Amelia; the children of Amelia; and niece Nancy. 2. Annuity of $300 to niece Nancy Whelan. 3. Income from the estate for one year to daughters Susan and Amelia. 4. Residual of estate, one-eighth to each of four children, viz. son William Whelan and daughters Elizabeth R. Edwards, Susan C. Whelan and Amelia A. Brady; one-eighth part in trust for dau. Lucy G. Scravendyke; one-eighth part in trust for daughter Frances J. Whelan; one-eighth part to Catherine Feran, daughter of deceased wife; one-eighth part, in equal parts, in trust for Catharine Smith and Ellen A. Sheaff, grand daughters of deceased wife. 5. Appoints as Executors son William, son-in-law John Scravendyke, daughters Susan and Amelia, and friend Thomas Feran. Witnesses John C. Mitchell and George W. Shepherd.
  9. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. A A Brady (50) [no other data].
  10. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Emma Brady (61), b. PA, parents b. Ireland, house keeper.
  11. [S1666] Pennsylvania Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993, index and images, online Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993> Philadelphia> Wills, No 435-465, imgs. 254-271. File No. 1866, Last Will of Susan C Whelan, 3 Jun 1895, witn. Walter F Atlee and Edw. D McLoughlin.
    A. Original Will 3 Jun 1895. 1. Gives $500 to procure masses for “my soul and the souls of my parand all of my family departed;” $500 to Rev. P. J. Ryan, Archbishop of Philadelphia; $500 to the Maternity Hospital of the House of the Angel Guardian, Sisters of Charity. 2. Gives $500 to niece Mary Maurice Sharkey. 3. Remainder to sister Amelia A. Brady, from which $200 yearly “under the will of my father William Whelan” for sister Frances J Whelan. 4. Orders that there be no inventory of the estate. 5. Appoints as Executrix sister Amelia A. Brady. Witnesses Walter F Atlee and Edw. D McLoughlin.
    B. Codicil 14 Dec 1897. “Inasmuch as there has been a change in my circumstances…” 1. Revokes the bequests for masses, to Rev. Ryan, to the Maternity Hospital and to Mary Maurice Sharkey. 2. That these amounts totaling $2000 go to sister Amelia A. Brady. 3. Directs the Executrix to expend $200 to procure masses as previously described. Witnesses Walter Franklin Atlee and Edw. D McLoughlin.
    C. Inventory and Appraisal 24 Oct 1905. Cash on hand $4747.59. 26 Oct 1895, deduction of funeral expenses and cost of settlement and appraisal of real estate: 4 story brick building at 137 North 2nd Street $10,500.00, one-half interest $5,250.00.
    D. Statement by Executrixes Mary Brady and Kate Brady, 1941 Vine Street, stating the date of death of Susan E. Whelan as 27 Jul 1905. States that Amelia A Brady had died 9 Mar 1900.
    E. Statement by witnesses Walter Atlee and Edw. D. McLoughlin, 16 Oct 1905, proving the will and codicil.
    F. Probate Order 16 Oct 1905.