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Michael Walter Reilly

Male 1871 - 1941


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  • Born  Dec 1871  , Chester, Orange County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Census: Federal  11 Jun 1880  Greycourt Avenue, Chester, Orange County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • 1) James Riley, head, white male age 36, farm lab., born in Ireland, parents born in Ireland
      2) Maria Riley, wife, white female age 30, born in Ireland, parents born in Ireland, cannot read or write
      3) Michael Riley, son, white male age 9, born in NY, attended school
      4) Mary Riley, daughter, white female age 7, born in NY, attended school
      5) John Riley, son, white male age 3, born in NY
      6) Margaret Riley, daughter, white female age 1, born in NY
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    Directory Listing  1899  , Greycourt, Orange County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Directory of the Lehigh & Hudson River Railway 
    • Greycourt was described as "A station on the Lehigh & Hudson River Railway, distant 63 miles from Belvidere, 10 miles from Maybrook. Direct comunication is made at this station with the Newburgh Branch of the Erie Railroad and with the main line for all points East and West."

      Listing: "Reilly, Michael, telegrapher"

      His brother, John, was also listed as a telegrapher.
    Census: Federal  8 Jun 1900  , Chester, Orange County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 1) James Riley, head, white male age 55, married 28 years, born on unknown date in Ireland, parents born in Ireland, immigrated in 1869, in US 31 years, naturalized, RR laborer, cannot write, owns a home
      2) Maria Riley, wife, white female age & birthdate unknown, mother of 7, 6 living, born in Ireland, parents born in Ireland, immigrated in 1870, in US 30 years, cannot read or write
      3) Michael Riley, son, single white male age 28, born Dec 1871 in NY, RR telegraph op
      4) Mary Riley, daughter, single white female age 25, born Sep 1874 in NY, school teacher
      5) John Riley, son, single white male age 23, born Sep 1876 in NY, RR telegraph op
      6) James Riley, son, single white male age 19, born Feb 1881 in NY, day laborer
      7) Daniel Riley, son, single white male age 15, born Feb 1885 in NY, at school 9 months
      8) Bridget Hadin, sister-in-law, widowed white female age 65, birth date unknown, not a mother, born in Ireland, parents born in Ireland, immigrated in 1867, in US 33 years
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    Census: Federal  16 Apr 1910  Main Street, Warwick, Orange County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1) Jacob M. Breen, head, white male age 41, married 11 years, born in NJ, parents born in Holland, locomotive fireman, rents a home
      2) Margaret Breen, wife, white female age 35, mother of 1, 1 living, born in NJ, father born in NJ, mother born in Ireland
      3) Seester Breen, son, white male age 6, born in NJ, attended school
      4) Michael W. Reilly, boarder, white male age 38, married 6 years, born in NY, parents born in Ireland, train dispatcher for the railroad
    Move  Between 16 Apr 1910 and 16 Nov 1916  , Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • This is after the 1910 census and before his father's death.
    Name  Mike 
    Occupation  railroad telegraph operator 
    Died  1941 
    Person ID  I1078  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  2 Jul 2008 

    Father  James Reilly,   b. Abt 1844, , , , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1916, , Chester, Orange County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Maria Cady,   b. Abt 1850, , Galway, County Galway, Province of Connacht, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1916, , Chester, Orange County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Married  Jul 1870  , Chester, Orange County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F61  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Dec 1871 - , Chester, Orange County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 11 Jun 1880 - Greycourt Avenue, Chester, Orange County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDirectory Listing - Directory of the Lehigh & Hudson River Railway - 1899 - , Greycourt, Orange County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 8 Jun 1900 - , Chester, Orange County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 16 Apr 1910 - Main Street, Warwick, Orange County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMove - Between 16 Apr 1910 and 16 Nov 1916 - , Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1448] 1880 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, New York, Orange County, (http://ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2005), T9, roll 910, Chester, enumeration district (ED) 3, p. 390, dwelling 128, family 134, James Riley household, accessed 2 Jul 2008, 2 Jul 2008.

    2. [S962] "1899 Directory of the Lehigh & Hudson River Railway: From Maybook, N.Y. to Easton, Pa," digital images, Albert Wisner Public Library, Breed Publishing Company, (http://www.albertwisnerlibrary.org/~wisner/Factsandhistory/History/L&HRRDirectory_1899Smaller.pdf), John Reilly entry, Greycort section, page 112.

    3. [S1411] 1900 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, New York, Orange County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), T623, roll 1139, Chester, enumeration district (ED) 2, p. 32A, dwelling 170, family 177, James Riley household, accessed 2 Jul 2008, 2 Jul 2008.

    4. [S1383] 1910 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, New York, Orange County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2006), T624, roll 1061, Warwick, enumeration district (ED) 87, p. 52A, dwelling 1, family 3, Jacob M. Breen household, accessed 2 Jul 2008, 2 Jul 2008.