Ellen White

Birth Name Ellen White
Gender female
Age at Death 45 years, 1 month, 3 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth October 2, 1889 Kilfeaghan Townland, Kilbroney Civil Parish, County Down, Ireland   1a
Event Note

Superintendent Registrar's District: Kilkeel, Registrar's District: Rostrevor, County Down

October 2, 1889, in Kilfeighan
Ellen [daughter of] James White, a farmer of Kilfeighan, and Mary White, formerly Sands. informant: James White, father, of Kilfeighan


Census (Granddaughter) March 31, 1901 Ballincurry Townland, Killowen, Kilbroney Civil Parish, County Down, Ireland 1901 Susan Sands household 2a

1901 Census of Ballinacurry, Kilbroney, Co Down, Ireland
house 18 in Ballinacurry (Killowen, Down)

Sands Susan 66 Female Head of Family
Sands Thomas 37 Male Son
Sands Alice 21 Female Daughter
Sands Susan 19 Female Daughter
White Ellen 11 Female Grand Daughter
White Mary 5 Female Grand Daughter

all were Roman Catholic

Stone, brick or concrete walls; slate, iron, or tile roof, 2 windows on the front. A second class dwelling. Five rooms, occupied by one family; six people in family. Eight other farm buildings on the property.


Immigration October 31, 1910 New York, United States   3a
Event Note

SS Celtic, left Liverpool October 22, 1910, arrived New York October 31, 1910

Ellen White, 21, parlor maid, British citizen, Irish, last residence: Kilfeaghan, Ireland, nearest relative in Ireland: father James White, Kilfeaghan, Killowen, County Down. Paid own passage, headed to her aunt, ?? Sands, Prospect St, East Cleveland, Ohio, 5'7", dark complexion, dark hair, brown eyes, born in Kilfeaghan, Ireland

This might be her aunt Susan Sands, who arrived in 1904 but who did not marry Michael McGuire until 1911. I didn't find Susan's marriage in Cleveland.

Residence May 19, 1912 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 3738 Euclid Avenue 3b
Event Note

Ellen was at 3738 Euclid Avenue when her brother Richard emigrated.

Residence May 12, 1922 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 11234 Durant Ave 3c
Event Note

Helen was living at 11234 Durant Ave when her sister Susan emigrated.

Census (Wife) April 4, 1930 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 11324 Durant Avenue 4a
Event Note

1930 Census of Cleveland, Ward 27
April 4, 1930
at 11324 Durant Avenue

Augustas A Foley, 43, married 1st at 28, born in Ireland, parents also, arrived 1907, naturalized, police sargeant
Ellen Foley, 40, married 1st at 25, born in Ireland, parents also, arrived 1910, naturalized
Mary E Foley, 14, born in Ohio

Residence (Wife) November 1934 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 11324 Durant Avenue 5a
Event Note

Ellen and Augustus were living at 11324 Durant Avenue when Ellen died.

Death November 5, 1934 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   5a
Event Note

Certificate of Death
November 5, 1934, at Cleveland Clinic
Mrs Ellen Foley
residence 11324 Durant Avenue
born October 2, 1889, Kilfeighan, Ireland
parents: James White and Mary Sands, both born in Kilfeighan
spouse: Augustus Foley
informant: Augustus Foley, 11324 Durant Avenue
Causes of death:
Mesenteric Thrombosis, onset November 4, 1934
Paroxysmal auricular tachycardia, onset October 26, 1934
contributory cause: fibroid uteri, duration 6 months
operation: hysterectomy, October 24, 1934

buried: Calvary, November 8, 1934

Burial November 8, 1934 Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   5a
Event Note

Name: Foley, Ellen
Date: Nov 7 1934
Source: unknown, Reel #26
Notes: Foley: Ellen (nee White), beloved wife of Augustus, mother of Mary, sister of Susan, Monday, Nov. 5. Funeral from the late residence, 11324 Durant Ave., Thursday, Nov. 8. Services at St. Aloysius Church at 9 a. m.


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father James White1853April 5, 1920
Mother Mary Sands1860after 1929
         Ellen White October 2, 1889 November 5, 1934
    Brother     Richard White February 27, 1891 November 19, 1924
    Sister     Mary White June 8, 1892 June 11, 1892
    Brother     Patrick White May 1, 1893
    Sister     Mary White March 29, 1895
    Brother     Daniel White June 26, 1896
    Brother     James White October 19, 1900 November 11, 1900
    Sister     Susan White June 8, 1902 July 27, 1965


Family of Augustus Foley and Ellen White

Married Husband Augustus Foley ( b. d. ... )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage about 1915     4a
Name Birth Date Death Date
Mary E Foleyabout 1916

Source References

  1. Irish Civil Registration Records, Births
      • Page: October 2, 1889, Rostrevor, Kilkeel, Down
  2. 1901 Census of Ireland
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  3. Ellis Island Passenger Record
      • Page: October 31, 1910, SS Celtic manifest
      • Page: May 19, 1912, SS Cameronia manifest
      • Page: May 12, 1922, SS Carmania manifest
  4. National Archives and Records Administration: 1930 United States Census
      • Page: Cleveland, Ward 27, ED 820, sheet 3A, line 36, family 41
      • Citation:

        "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X43R-LN7 : accessed 19 September 2018), Ellen Foley in household of Augustas A Foley, Cleveland (Districts 719-840), Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 820, sheet 3A, line 36, family 41, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1777; FHL microfilm 2,341,511

  5. Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953
      • Page: November 5, 1934, Ellen Foley, Cleveland
      • Citation:

        Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XZY2-TR7 : 9 March 2018), Ellen Foley, 05 Nov 1934; citing Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, reference fn 65002; FHL microfilm 2,022,230.