Records of Early Irish Residents of Worcester, Massachusetts

Compiled by John Canavan and displayed with his permission

This database is the result of many years of effort by John Canavan, with assistance from his son Thomas A. Canavan. It includes civil marriage, birth and death records, church marriage records, Worcester and surrounding towns’ census and naturalization records, and information from a research project conducted by Mary Ellen Radziewicz and Frank & Marion Connery.Please note that the database only goes through surname C. This Table is searchable with the search box.  The table columns go beyond the screen width.  Use the scrolling bar at the bottom of the table to scroll through all the columns.

Last Name (Father or Groom)First NameAge at MarriageNote: relationsHusbandFirst Name (Mother or Bride)Last NameAge at MarriageDate of MarriageMarriage solemnized ByDate turned in to Worcester clerk UnusualChurch Record: page.lineChurch rec. & other sources for Location at MarriageFather's Occupation1850 Census1855 towns/1860 Worcester CensusLocation Naturalization and other sourcesResidence from Birth Rec. and DirectoriesMarriage Rec. Worcester: Book/pageDate turned in to Worcester clerk usual/unusual circumstanceWitness MarriageWitness MarriageFather From NaturalizationNotes anySpouse of DeceasedAlt. Birth RecWorcester Birth Record Bk Pg LineName of DeceasedGender or Gender/ Condition at deathLocation of Birth from Civil records andDate of BirthAge: Years at deathMonths at deathDays at deathDate of DeathCause of DeathOccupationResidence at deathLocation of BurialCemetery info sec./row/plotState Vitial RecordsWorcester Death Records Bk pg. line
?Corneliusm/mIreland17877501/23/1862OxfordSt. John'sCity bk. 1 p. 186 # .04
AdamsCharlesLucyCharlesmWorc.01/22/18502503/27/1852CroupWorc. Pine St.TatnuckCity bk. 1 p. 031 # 090
AhernMaurice/ MartinJoanaMullroney5/13/1848Boyce8/24/184961.01Worc.4/156.A &4/156.L9/26/1849"Durney, Daniel""Fanny, Margret"
Ahern/ AherenThomasEllenCarney8/11/1835Fitton3.01Worc.2/081.12/31/1836"McSweeny, Eugene""Carney, Thomas"
AldrichArrona Mary Mahitable Aldrich Converted and Married (remarried) John McGrath in Uxbridge on 11/27/1829 by Fr. WoodleyMarymWorc.01/22/18601602/28/1860InfantileMadison St.TatnuckCity bk. 1 p. 124 # 056
AlvestJohnCatherinefWorc.02/11/1849202/13/1849CBGp. 216
AndrewsElizabethEmilyf04/25/1848211506/09/1848CroupCBGp. 210
ArcherRichardBridgetWelsh2/12/1844Williamson26.1Norwich"Mullany, Edward""Ryan, Mary"
ArnoldDanielEstellaNellief11/08/186210609/14/1863Pleasant St.St. John'sCity bk. 1 p. 184 # .18
AroNelsonCatherineBootmakerPine St.BirthBk1850 1 pg.001 #015MaryfWorc.09/06/1850
ArpinPaulPaulineD'Aigle4/1/1845"Moore SJ, James"32.03Worc.3/155.9/22/1845"D'Agle, Felix""Ladoueau, Ann"
ArseneuAarcisMarthaColonebe11/8/1841Fitton17.03Worc."Saintlaunge, Richard""Bonhere, Mary"
ArseneuOliverHenriettLaiviere11/8/1841Fitton17.04Worc.2/107.May1842"Saintlaunge, Richard""Bonhere, Mary"
AshJohnJuliaPimmon2/25/1838"Walsh, P. W."8.06Worc."Flynn, Peter""Connor, Mary"
AshO'Flynn gave birth place"Pimmon, Julia"Johnm/m"Ireland, Kerry, Killarney"1820
AthyAndrewJaneBootmakerWorc. 1860 W4Mary J.f1852
AthyAndrewJaneBootmakerWorc. 1860 W4Frances M.f1855
AthyAndrewJaneBootmakerWorc. 1860 W4James W.m/m1858
AthyAndrewJaneBootmakerWorc. 1860 W4Margretf1860
Athy"Some Athys are from Ireland, Galway, Ross"FrancesfIreland18381608/07/1854ConsumtionTatnuckCity bk. 1 p. 054 # 240
AylmerMaryf/mIreland18115009/12/1861DysnteryHousekeeperShirleySt. John'sCity bk. 1 p. 187 #.33