Frances J Whelan1

#18331, (June 1816 - 9 March 1904)
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Estelle Rose Roche
Father*William Whelan1 (c 1786 - 1863)
Mother*Catherine _____2 (c 1780 - 1858)
Frances J Whelan was also known as Fanny.3 
Birth*June 1816She was born in June 1816 at PennsylvaniaG; (but age 23 in 1850 census.)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, as Fanny, age 23, 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.7 
24 March 1863In William Whelan's will dated 24 March 1863, Frances J Whelan was named as an heir.8 
4 June 1900She appeared on the census of 4 June 1900 in the household of Mary Brady and Kathleen Brady, aunt, age 83, b. PA Jun 1816, father b. Ireland, mother b. PA, single.9 
Death*9 March 1904She died on 9 March 1904 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at age 87.10 
Burial*11 March 1904She was buried on 11 March 1904 at St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church Vault, 243 North Lawrence Street, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaG.10 

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. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census.
  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. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. Mary (53), b. Feb 1847, b. PA Feb 1847, father b. Ireland, mother b. PA, single; Katherine (51), b. PA Oct 1848, father b. Ireland, mother b. PA, single.
  10. [S1582] Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915, online FamilySearch.com, Film 4008635, img. 200/528. Return of a Death, Hospital Certificate, No. 7188. Frencis J Whelan, age 87, single, d. 9 Mar 1904, dementia senile, exhaustion; in asylum since 1901; b. Phila., parents' birthplace unk.; bur. from 526 N. Fourth St. to St. Augustines Vault, 11 Mar 1904.