Fenton Martin Whalen

Birth Name Fenton Martin Whalen
Gender male
Age at Death 83 years, 1 month, 13 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth January 1, 1890 Lockport, Niagara County, New York, United States   1 2
Census February 16, 1892 Lockport, Niagara County, New York, United States 1892 Joseph Whalen household 3a
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 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQ37-L2H : accessed 1 April 2015), Joseph Whalen, 1892; citing , county offices, New York; FHL microfilm .

Death February 14, 1973     4 5 2
Burial   St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Lockport, Niagara County, New York, United States   4

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Joseph Andrew WhalenJuly 3, 18491918
Mother Catherine DelaneyDecember 4, 1853May 26, 1898
    Sister     Jane Whalen September 22, 1876 1940
    Sister     Mary Ann Whalen February 1, 1878 June 17, 1946
    Sister     Catherine Whalen July 12, 1879 1881
    Brother     Joseph George Whalen March 4, 1881 February 3, 1968
    Brother     John T Whalen October 26, 1882 1935
    Sister     Alice Whalen September 3, 1884 June 22, 1952
    Sister     Maria Whalen July 13, 1886 August 1954
    Sister     Julia Whalen July 24, 1888 September 26, 1888
         Fenton Martin Whalen January 1, 1890 February 14, 1973
    Brother     James Ralph Whalen August 23, 1892 1956

Families

    Family of Fenton Martin Whalen and Helen M Kenney
Married Wife Helen M Kenney
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage June 30, 1924 Lockport, Niagara County, New York, United States   6

Narrative

Fenton Whalen's exact death date comes from a descendant. He was also known as "Darb."
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WWI Draft Registration, ancestry.com
Martin Fenton Whalen
address: 200 Jackson, Lockport NY
born in Lockport, NY on Jan 1, 1890,
Citizen: natural born
occupation: Ball player for New Haven Athletic Asso., Orange, Conn
single
medium height and build, blue eyes, red hair

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1920; Census Place: Lockport Ward 1, Niagara, New York; Roll: T625_1241; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 77
at 200 Jackson St, owns the house

Jane Whalen 42, head, no occ
Marie Whalen 32, sister, laborer, paper mill
Fenton Whalen 30, brother, policeman, radiator works
Ralph J Whalen 27, brother, laborer, in a shock? and blind lumber mill

all single, all born in NY, father in Canada, mother in NY

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New York, County Marriages, 1908-1935
Jun 30 1924, Lockport, NY
Martin F Whalen, 34, postman, of 200 Jackson St, Lockport, born in Lockport
parents: Joseph Whalen, born in Canada and Catharine Delaney, born in USA

Helen M Kenney, 30, teacher, of 258 Niagara St, Lockport, born in Lockport
parents: John F Kelly and Mary E Bracken, both born in USA

Priest: Leo G Link, of 76 Church St., Lockport
Witnesses: Linus McDonough and Edith W McDonough
first marriage for both

[her father's name was John Kenney.]

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1930; Census Place: Lockport, Niagara, New York; Roll: 1617; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 10;
Owns the house worth $4000 at 228 Lock St. Owns a radio.

Fenton Whalen 40, married 1st at 34, born in NY, father in Canada, mother in NY, mail carrier, government
Helen Whalen 36, mrried 1st at 30, born in NY, parents also,
Ellen Jane Whalen 4
John F Whalen 3
Joseph Whalen 2y 3m

all children born in NY

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1940; Census Place: Lockport, Niagara, New York; Roll: T627_2695; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 32-15.
Owns the house worth $3300 at 228 Lock St.

Fendon Waalen 50, 1 year of high school, postman, post office. worked 40 hours the previous week. Worked 52 weeks in 1939 for total income of $2100.
Helen Waalen 46, 2 yrs of college,
Ellen Waalen 14, 1 year of high school,
John Waalen 13, 7 years schooling,
Joseph Waalen 12, 5 years schooling,
Mary Waalen 8, 3 years schooling,

Helen provided the information. All were living in the same house in 1935. All were born in New York.

[Note: this is the spelling that ancestry.com used for their indexing. The image is a little confusing and you would only recognize it as Fenton and Helen Whalen if you knew the name already.]

 

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findagrave.com
M Fenton Whalen
born 1890, died 1973
parents: Joseph Whalen (1849-1918), and Katharine (Delaney) Whalen (1853-1898)
spouse: Helen K Whalen (1893-1988)
buried: St Patrick's Cemetery, Lockport, NY

Pedigree

  1. Joseph Andrew Whalen
    1. Catherine Delaney
      1. Jane Whalen
      2. Mary Ann Whalen
      3. Catherine Whalen
      4. Joseph George Whalen
      5. John T Whalen
      6. Alice Whalen
      7. Maria Whalen
      8. Julia Whalen
      9. Fenton Martin Whalen
        1. Helen M Kenney
      10. James Ralph Whalen

Source References

  1. United States, Selective Service System: United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
  2. Obituary
  3. 1892 Census of New York
      • Page: Joseph Whalen, Lockport, Niagara County, Ward 2, Election District 2, page 5
  4. findagrave.com
  5. family information
  6. New York County Marriages

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