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John Joseph DONOVAN

Male 1866 - 1951  (85 years)


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  • Name John Joseph DONOVAN 
    Born 22 Jul 1866  Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 23 Jul 1866  44 Somerset Drive, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 02 Jun 1900  26 East Cottage Street, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Household includes: Margaret (80), Catherine (39), John (35), Honora (32), Patrick (28) and Patrick's family Evelyn (28), Albert (8), Ellery (6), and Charles (4). John is listed improperly as James J. with a birth date of Jul 1864. He is a livery stable keeper.
    Census 03 Jan 1920  474 Beale Street, Quincy, Norfolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Household includes: Albert (27), Margaret (24), Evelyn (4), Margaret (20, and Uncle John (51). John is listed as an agent for a taxi service.
    Residence 07 Apr 1930  32 Payson Avenue, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Mary & John moved there following the death of Sara Jane Frances Johnston in 1925
    Died 17 Sep 1951  32 Payson Avenue, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 20 Sep 1951  Holyhood Cemetery, Lot 711, Brookline, Norfolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Notes 
    • The roots and relatives of John Joseph Donovan may be found in the Donovan Tree.
    Person ID I192  Cartwright
    Last Modified 31 Jan 2008 

    Family 1 Catherine A. BURNS,   b. Abt 1870 
    Married 21 Apr 1889  St. Peter's Church, Dorchester, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Catherine would die in 1986.
    Children 
     1. John DONOVAN,   b. Abt 1894,   d. Abt 1897  (Age ~ 3 years)
    Family ID F115  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Mary Elizabeth CARTWRIGHT,   b. 04 Feb 1869, 16 Cliff Street, Boston (Roxbury), Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1947, 32 Payson Avenue, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1920 
    • 2nd marriage for both.
    Photos
    Cartwright & Donovan Family (1937)
    Cartwright & Donovan Family Gathering (1937)
    Photograph by Richard Chase Cartwright 1937
    Donovan/Cartwright Family
    Rev. Richard Cartwright, Mary and John Donovan (1946)
    Rev. Richard Cartwright, Mary and John Donovan in Dorchester (1946)
    Family ID F13  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    Donovan: Holyhood Cemetery, South Fenwick Avenue, Lot 711
    Donovan: Holyhood Cemetery, South Fenwick Avenue, Lot 711

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Freeman Family Records, Lucy Freeman Birthday Book (Donna Freeman).

    2. [S43] 1870 U.S. Census, Compiler: The Generations Network, Inc., (2009), MA, Suffolk, Boston, Ward 2, Roll M593-641, Pg 505, Image 370.

    3. [S44] 1900 U.S. Census, Compiler: The Generations Network, Inc., (2009), MA, Suffolk, Boston, wd 16, Ed 1394, sht 1A, roll 683, hse 4, fam 7; Margaret Donovan household data accessed 15 Aug 2007.

    4. [S50] 1920 U.S. Census, Compiler: The Generations Network, Inc., (2009), MA, Suffolk, Quincy, ED 248, sht 3A, roll 723, img 999, hse 51, fam 55: Albert Donovan houshold accessed 15 Aug 2007.

    5. [S51] 1930 U.S. Census, Compiler: The Generations Network, Inc., (2009).

    6. [S52] Cemetery Records/Marker, John J. Donovan, Johnston headstone, lot 711; transcribed by David Freeman, September 2001..

    7. [S72] Mass Vital Records 1841-1910, NEHGS, Compiler: New England Historical Genealogical Society, (2004), 1896, Boston, vol 465, pg 46; Catherine A. (Burns) Donovan data accessed 15 Aug 2007.



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