William A. Walsh

Birth Name William A. Walsh
Gender male
Age at Death 77 years, 3 months, 6 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth March 26, 1907 Massachusetts, United States   1
Death July 1, 1984 Stoughton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States   2 1
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Obituary, undated, unknown which paper. photocopy received from a niece by marriage of William Walsh.

William Walsh, at 77; retired school janitor
STOUGHTON -- Funeral services were held today for William A Walsh, 77, who died Sunday evening in the Goddard Memorial Hospital after a long illness. He was the husband of the late Lillian M (Paige) Walsh.
Born and educated in Boston, he was a retired custodian for the Boston schools and a member of the Boston School Custodian's Association. After his retirement he worked as a custodian at Milton Academy and as a guard for a security service.
He is survived by a daughter Marie Hebert of Stoughton, five grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; a sister Alice Rizzo of York, Maine, and a brother,Edward J Walsh of Jamaica Plain. He was also the brother of the late George Walsh.
The funeral was from the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St, with a funeral Mass in Immaculate Conception Church. Burial was in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester.

Census April 7, 1930 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 1930 William Walsh household 3a
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1930 Federal Census, Ward 14 Boston
E.D. 396, Sheet 14A
Apr 7, 1930

Renting for $25/month at 19 Creston St., Roxbury. Owns a radio.
[Creston St. is off Blue Hill Ave, between Geneva Ave and Quincy St.]

Walsh, William, head, 22, age at 1st marriage: 20, born in Massachusetts, parents also, bookkeeper for a drug concern
-----, Lillian, wife, 22, age at 1st marriage: 20, born in Maine, father in US, mother in Massachusetts
-----, Marie T., daughter 9/12, born in Massachusetts

"United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XQRZ-8FJ : accessed 28 Mar 2014), William Walsh, Boston (Districts 251-500), Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0396, sheet 14A, family 245, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 951.

Residence April 7, 1930 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 19 Creston St, Roxbury 3a
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living at 19 Creston St, Roxbury when the 1930 census was taken

Occupation April 7, 1930   clerk, drug concern 3a
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working as a clerk for a drug concern when the 1930 census was taken

Residence from 1930 to 1932 Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 21 Galena St, Roxbury 4
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listed at 21 Galena St, Roxbury on the Boston list of residents for those years. Galena Street ran from 11 Kingsbury to 12 Elmore. It is no longer there (2014).

Occupation 1931 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States chauffeur 4
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listed as a chauffeur on the Boston list of residents for that year

Occupation 1932 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States inspector 4
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listed as an inspector on the Boston list of residents for that year

Residence 1933 Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 22 Marcella St, Roxbury 4
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listed at 22 Marcella St, Roxbury, on the Boston list of residents for that year

Occupation from 1939 to 1943 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States painter 4
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listed as a painter on the Boston list of residents for those years

Residence from 1940 to 1941 Jamaica Plain, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 111 Williams Street, Jamaica Plain 4
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listed at 111 Williams St, Jamaica Plain on the Boston list of residents for those years.

Census April 17, 1940 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 1940 William Walsh household  
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1940 Census Ward 11, Boston, Jamaica Plain
ED 419, Sheet 3B, April 17, 1940

renting at 48 Williams St

William A Walsh, 32, born in Massachusetts, 8 years school, painter, outdoor advertising, worked 40 hours last week and 40 weeks last year
Lillian M Walsh, 32, born in Maine, 1 year high school
Marie Walsh, 11, born in Massachusetts, 4 years school
Harold Lawson, 4, state ward, born in Massachusetts
Carol Lawson, 2, state ward, born in Massachusetts
Colleen Wolff, 1, state ward, born in Massachusetts

All three Walshes lived in Roxbury in 1935. Lillian provided the information.

"United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K4JB-7JH : accessed 28 Mar 2014), William A Walsh, Ward 11, Boston, Boston City, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 15-419B, sheet 3B, family 48, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 1669.

Residence April 17, 1940 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 48 Williams St, Jamaica Plain  
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living at 48 Williams St, Jamaica Plain when the 1940 Census was taken

Occupation April 17, 1940   painter, outdoor advertising  
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working as a painter in outdoor advertising when the 1940 Census was taken

Residence January 1, 1941 Jamaica Plain, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 111 Williams Street, Jamaica Plain 4
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The Walsh's information on the City of Boston, List of Residents 20 years of age and over for 1942 said that they were living at 111 Williams St on Jan 1, 1941.

Residence January 1, 1942 Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 10 Brinton Street, Roxbury 4
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City of Boston, List of Residents 20 years of age and over
Jan 1, 1942
10 Brinton St
Paige Margaret housekeeper 52
Walsh Lillian housewife 34
Walsh William painter 34
Margaret in 1941 was living at 83 Waverly St
Walshes in 1941 were living at 111 Williams St

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William and Lillian Walsh and Lillian's mother, Margaret Paige, were all listed at 10 Brinton St, Roxbury on the Boston list of residents for that year.

Occupation January 1, 1942   painter 4
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His information on the City of Boston, List of Residents 20 years of age and over for 1942 said he was a painter.

Occupation from 1943 to 1948 Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 50-52 West Walnut Park, Roxbury 4
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listed at 50-52 West Walnut Park, Roxbury, on the Boston list of residents for those years.

Occupation from 1944 to 1950 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States custodian 4
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listed as a custodian on the Boston list of residents for those years. In the 1946 City Directory he was specifically listed as a custodian at the Theodore Roosevelt School in Roxbury.

Residence 1946 Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 50 West Walnut Park, Roxbury  
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1946 Boston City Directory
Walsh Wm A (Lillian) asst custodian Theo Roosevelt sch Rox h 50 W Walnut Park Roxbury

Occupation 1946 Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States assistant custodian, Theo Roosevelt School, Roxbury  
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Listed as the assistant custodian at the Theodore Roosevelt School, Roxbury, in the 1946 Boston City Directory

Residence from 1949 to 1950 Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 550 Gallivan Blvd., Dorchester 4
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William & Lillian Walsh and John F and Marie Burns were all listed at 550 Gallivan Blvd., Dorchester, on the Boston list of residents for those years

Residence from 1953 to 1964 Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 550 Gallivan Blvd, Dorchester  
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1953 Boston City Directory
Walsh William A (Lillian M) custodian h 550 Gallivan Blvd, Dorchester
1964 Boston City Directory
Walsh Wm A (Lillian M) custodian Roger Wolcott School h 550 Galivan Blvd, Dorchester

Occupation 1964 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States custodian Roger Wolcott School  
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listed as the custodian at the Roger Wolcott School in the 1964 Boston City Directory

Burial   Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States   5

Families

    Family of William A. Walsh and Lillian May Paige
Married Wife Lillian May Paige
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage December 16, 1928 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States    
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Lillian M. Paige/William A. Walsh Marriage Record
Mass Register of Vital Records, Marriages
Year: 1928 Vol. 2 Page: 153
at Mass Registry of Vital Records, 150 Mt. Vernon St., Dorchester
Date of Marriage: December 16, 1928
Where Married: Boston
Husband Wife
Groom: William A. Walsh, clerk, born in Boston, residing 48 Cobden
Parents: James J Walsh and Alice L Johnson
Bride: Lillian M. Paige, saleswoman, born in Bangor, residing 120 Regent St,
Parents: William J Paige and Margaret L Jenkins
first marriage for both
Married by: John J. Phelan, (PR)
His residence: 85 Regent Street.

  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Marie Theresa WalshJune 2, 1929November 3, 1996

Narrative

Boston City Directory, a few listings
1942 Wm A. and Lillian M painter 10 Brinton Rox
1943-45 50 W. Walnut Pk
1946 Custodian "
(Custodian at Theo. Roosevelt School, Roxbury)

Pedigree

    1. William A. Walsh
      1. Lillian May Paige
        1. Marie Theresa Walsh

Source References

  1. Massachusetts Death Index
  2. Obituary
  3. 1930 United States Census
      • Citation:

        "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XMZR-RWW : accessed 27 Aug 2013), Selina M Hixon in entry for Charles A Hixon, 1930.

  4. Boston List of Residents, from BPL
  5. death notice