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Matthew Sebastian Moroney 81,150,592

  • Born: 9 Dec 1883, Chicago, Cook , IL, USA 3,139,150
  • Marriage: Catherine A. Murphy on 3 Sep 1913 in Chicago, Cook , IL, USA 76
  • Died: Jul 1958, Chicago, Cook , IL, USA at age 74 31
  • Buried: 12 Jul 1958, Calvary Cemetery, Evanston, Cook County, IL 81

bullet  General Notes:

Note that he was married at St. Bridget's that abutted the Stevenson Expressway on the south side. Also note that his wife's funeral was from All Saint's.

Note: Some Moroney mentioned in article, don't know which Moroney: 2-16-1917, Chi. Tribune, Pro Quest

"St. Cyril's Loses Two Men in Taking Twin Bill -- Schurz Boy Hurt.

One broken ankle, one dislocated shoulder, and a knockout was the damage inflicted in high school basketball games yesterday. Moroney of St. Cyril majors cracked the ankle in making a wicket turn during the St. Rita game in the Catholic High school league, but there was some satisfaction for the victim, as his team won 23 to'd (?) and retained the leadership..."


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Alt. Birth, Dec 1882. 34

Alt. Death, 10 Feb 1949. 454

Residence, 7 Jun 1900, 429 26th, Chicago, Cook, IL. 34 Living here are Michael as head, his wife Ann, and children "Mathew," (b. 1882) Teresa, (b. 1876) and a family of Foleys and Lillies.
Fifteen people living in this house.

Residence, 15 Apr 1910, 455 W. 26th St., Chicago, Cook, IL. 13 Living here are Michael as head, wife Anne, and son Matthew. Also living here are families by the last name of Kaspar, Kaiser, and Macdonald.

Occupation: "Rec Teller" for the Telephone Co, 15 Apr 1910, Chicago, Cook , IL, USA. 13

Employment: Chicago Telephone Co. Clerk, 12 Sep 1918. 150

Physical Description, 12 Sep 1918. 150 Tall, of medium build, gray eyes, black hair

Residence, 1920-1957, 455 W. 26th St., Chicago, Cook, IL. 31 "M.S. Moroney" is listed in the 1915 phone book with the phone # of Calumet 2879. Note that we have evidence that Michael Moroney was living at this address in ?

At the time of the 1920 census, the Moroneys owned this home but shared it with Helen Wilhelm & her daughter, and son-in-law to Helen Joseph McCummiskey and their daughter. Also living with the Moroneys was Anna, supposedly the mother of Michael. Anna was widowed, age 76. (Anna's death cert lists this address as her home, and the informant as being Matthew Moroney of this same address.

At the time of the 1930 census, Mathew (sic) and Catherine Moroney were living here with Frank Annerino (?) and his family, plus Anthony Podgorvik, brother-in-law to Frank. They own the home, own a radio.
This address is also listed in Catherine Moroney's obit.

Residence, 8 Jan 1920, 455 W. 26th St., Chicago, Cook, IL. 14 Living here were Helen & Margaret Wilhelm, Joe & Elizabeth McCummiskey, Matthew Moroney as a head of house, his wife Catherine, and his mother Anna. The Moroneys owned the home. Looks as though Catherine was also the enumerator! (She had beautiful handwriting.)

Occupation: Receiver for the Telephone Co, 8 Jan 1920, Chicago, Cook , IL, USA. 14,139 Worked for Illinois Bell, 212 W. Washington, Chicago. -- source: WWII Registration Card.

Occupation: Stock Supervisor for the Telephone Company, 22 Apr 1930, Chicago, Cook , IL, USA. 3

Residence, 22 Apr 1930, 455 W. 26th St., Chicago, Cook, IL. 139 In 1930 census, living here are Mathew as head, wife Catherine, and also Frank Annerino, wife Dora and son Anthony and daughter Rose. Also Anthony Podgorvik, brother-in-law to maybe Frank A.

Occupation: Worked for Illinois Bell Telephone Co, 1942, 1212 W. Washington, Chicago, Cook, IL. 139

Obituary: Chicago Tribune, 11 Jul 1958, Chicago, Cook , IL, USA. 124 Edition: Chicago Tribune
--Matthew S. Moroney of 455 W. 26th street, beloved husband of Catherine Murphy Moroney; dear brother of Sister Mary Alicia, B. V. M., the late Theresa White, John and Michael Moroney. Funeral Saturday, 9 a.m., from funeral home, 712 W. 31st street, to All Saints' church. Interment Calvary cemetery. Information, VIctory 2-1158.
Copyright 1958, Chicago Tribune. For permission to reprint, contact Chicago Tribune.
Record Number: 19580711dn017

Cemetery: Calvary Cemetery: Evanston, Cook County, IL. 81 From funeral home, 712 W. 31st St. to All Saints' church. Interment Calvary cemetery.


Matthew married Catherine A. Murphy, daughter of Timothy Murphy and Mary Jane Sweeney, on 3 Sep 1913 in Chicago, Cook , IL, USA.76 (Catherine A. Murphy was born about 1892,14 died in Dec 1967 in Chicago, Cook , IL, USA 593 and was buried on 30 Dec 1967 in Calvary Cemetery, Envanston, Cook, IL 593.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

Married at St. Bridget's School on 9-3-1913

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