Richard Dwyer

Birth Name Richard Dwyer
Gender male
Age at Death 71 years, 11 months, 20 days


1860 in the Milford post office of Blackstone,MA
Richard a butcher, 31, Bridget, 20, Hannah, 6, Mary 3, and Margaret 1

U.S. Naturalization Record Indexes, 1791-1992
Certif # 6-427
Richard Dwyer
Born: Ireland, Jan 1, 1826
Naturalized: Oct 2, 1868, Worc. Mass Supreme Judicial Court

1870 US Census of Blackstone, MA (image at

Richard Dwyer 42y, IRE, butcher, a US Citizen
Bridget Dwyer 40y, IRE, keeping house, cannot write
Anastasia Dwyer 14y, RI, works in cotton mill
Mary Dwyer 12y, MA, works in cotton mill
Margaret Dwyer 11y, MA, at school
Alice Dwyer 8y, MA
Katie Dwyer 2y, MA
James Dwyer 5y, MA
John Dwyer 10m, MA

same page:
Edward Dwyer, 28, IRE, works in cotton mill, not a citizen
Ann, 26, IRE, works in cotton mill
John, 3, MA
Michael, 1, MA
Ryan, Catherine, 70, IRE, keeping house

[There is a Catherine Ryan, age 80, who dies in Blackstone, Jun 8, 1882. Born in Ireland, no parents names listed]
1880 Census, Blackstone, MA
Series: T9 Roll: 564 Page: 262
indexed as Dayes at
living next to their daughter Anastasia O'Connor

Dwyer, Richard, 55, butcher, IRE
Bridget,50, cannot read or write, IRE
Margaret, 21, works in cotton mill, MA
Alace, 18, cotton mill, MA
James, 15, born: Nova Scotia
Catherine, 12,MA
John, 10, MA


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth January 1, 1826 County Waterford, Ireland   1 2
Death December 21, 1897 Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States    
Immigration about 1854     2 2
Naturalization October 2, 1868 Supreme Judicial Court, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States   1 1
Burial December 24, 1897 St. Paul’s Cemetery, Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States   2 2

An article about the funeral published Fri Dec 24, 1897 states burial was in St. Paul's Cemetery

Birth January 1, 1826 County Waterford, Ireland   1 2


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father James Dwyer
Mother Catherine Power
         Richard Dwyer January 1, 1826 December 21, 1897


Family of Richard Dwyer and Bridget Flynn

Married Wife Bridget Flynn ( b. about 1829 d. December 29, 1905 )
Name Birth Date Death Date
Anastasia DwyerOctober 12, 1854July 1, 1918
Mary Dwyerabout 1857
Margaret Dwyerabout 1858
Alice Dwyerabout 1861February 12, 1897
James E. Dwyerabout 1864
Katie Dwyerabout 1867
John H. Dwyerabout 1869after 1918


Type Value Notes Sources
Merged Gramps ID I0019