Catherine Killilea

Birth Name Catherine Killilea
Gender female
Age at Death about 75 years, 10 months, 3 days


Catherine was born about 1824 according to the 1870 Census and about 1826 according to the 1892 Census.

Catherine's maiden name comes from the Thomas S Morehouse Family Tree at

Lockport City Directories
1884 Delaney Kate, widow John, h Fayette [her and husband's own home?]
1887 Delaney Kate, widow John, bds 18 Union [with presumed son, John]
1888 Delaney Kate, widow John, bds 87 Fayette [with presumed son, James]
1892 Delaney Catharine, widow John, res 200 Jackson [with daughter Catherine]

Obituary, Lockport Union Sun & Journal, Nov 6, 1899, page 5
Mrs. Catherine Delaney died at the residence of her son-in-law, Mr. Joseph Whalen No. 200 Jackson Street on Saturday, Nov. 4th, 1899.
The funeral services were observed this morning at 8:30 from the house and at 9 o'clock from St. Patrick's Church. Interment at St. Patrick's cemetery. The bearers were: John Haney, Frank Maroney, Richard Conley, William O'Neil, William Leyden, Paul Stanton.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth about 1824 Ireland   1 2
Census (Mother in law) February 16, 1892 Lockport, Niagara County, New York, United States 1892 Joseph Whalen household 2a
Event Note

1892 New York State Census, Lockport, Niagara County, Ward 2, Election District 2, page 5

Joseph Whalen, 42, citizen, carpenter, born in US
Cathrine Whalen, 37, born in US
Jennie Whalen, 15, born in US
Mamie Whalen, 14, born in US
Joseph Whalen, 11, born in US
John Whalen, 9, born in US
Alice Whalen, 7, born in US
Marie Whalen, 6, born in US
Fenton Whalen, 2, born in US
Catherine Delaney, 65, born in Ireland, a citizen

[note: Catherine Delaney, 65, is the mother of Cathrine Whalen]

"New York, State Census, 1892," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 1 April 2015), Joseph Whalen, 1892; citing , county offices, New York; FHL microfilm .

Death November 4, 1899 Lockport, Niagara County, New York, United States   2 3
Burial   St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Lockport, Niagara County, New York, United States   4


Family of John Delaney and Catherine Killilea

Married Husband John Delaney ( b. about 1829 d. 1878 )
Name Birth Date Death Date
John Delaneyabout 1851October 27, 1895
Catherine DelaneyDecember 4, 1853May 26, 1898
Mary Delaneyabout 1855
James DelaneyDecember 1856after 1930

Source References

  1. National Archives and Records Administration: 1870 United States Census
  2. 1892 Census of New York
      • Page: Joseph Whalen, Lockport, Niagara County, Ward 2, Election District 2, page 5
  3. Lockport, New York, City Directory
  4. Obituary