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Grace Agnes Dolan1894 - 1950 (55 years)
Name Grace Agnes Dolan Born 30 Jun 1894 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Christened 1 Jul 1894 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Gender Female Died 8 Feb 1950 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Buried 11 Feb 1950 Yeadon, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States Person ID I1840 Simon and Related Families | All Dolans from Seegronan Townland, Descendants of Peter Dolan (ca. 1856-1929), Descendants of Simon Carr (1812-1888) Last Modified 8 Sep 2018
Father Peter Dolan, b. Abt 1856, Seegronan Townland, Killeter, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom , d. 22 Jul 1929, Cooel, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom (Age ~ 73 years) Mother Mary Ann Carr, b. 4 Nov 1864, Ballymacavany, Pettigo, County Donegal, Ireland , d. 30 Jul 1897, Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, United States (Age 32 years) Married Bef Jul 1884 Ireland Family ID F580 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Domenico Spellona, b. 16 Jan 1891, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States , d. 25 Jul 1971, Upper Darby, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States (Age 80 years) Married 18 Jul 1915 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Children 1. Catherine M. "Kate" Spellona, b. 19 Sep 1919, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States , d. 14 Feb 1986, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States (Age 66 years) 2. Joseph Spellona, b. 29 Dec 1921, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States , d. 12 Jun 1935, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States (Age 13 years) 3. Margaret J. Spellona, b. 1 Jul 1926, Pennsylvania, United States , d. 18 Oct 1994, Upper Darby, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States (Age 68 years) Last Modified 26 Jan 2015 Family ID F588 Group Sheet | Family Chart
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Photos Dolan, Grace Agnes
Grace Dolan Spellona (1894-1950). Original photograph is in the possession of her granddaughter, Grace Dempster.
Spellona, Domenico | Spellona, Margaret | Dolan, Grace
Photo of Margaret Spellona with her parents, Domenico and Grace (Dolan) Spellona, on her wedding day. Original in the possession of Grace (Rosci) Dempster.
Documents Dolan, Grace - Baptism
1894 baptismal record for Grace Dolan, from church records of St. James the Greater RC Church, Philadelphia.
Headstones Tombstone in Holy Cross Cemetery
Tombstone in Holy Cross Cemetery for Dominic Spellona and Grace Dolan Spellona. Cremated remains of Catherine Spellona Ehrlich are also interred at this site.
Identified by name and as a child of Peter and Mary Ann Dolan by niece, Catherine Dolan Simon.
Middle name of Agnes from personl communication with Grace Dempster, a granddaughter.
Full date of 30 June 1894 and location of birth given in City of Philadelphia Birth Registers, 1894, page 359, line 22. On microfilm in the Philadelphia City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia. Microfilm ("Birth Registers, 1894, Feb-Dec") located in Cabinet #6, Drawer #2, Reel #49. Record gives the names of her parents as Peter and Mary Dolan, and the location of birth as 4049 Ludlow Street, Philadelphia (their home). Record from the physician, J.R. Bryan, 4200 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.
Date of birth given as 29 June 1894 in St. James RC Church Baptismal Register, Volume IV, page 270, as abstracted for Robert M. Simon in December 2010 by Maria McKeon, Parish Archivist. Listed as Grace Dolan and parents named as Peter Dolan and Mary Ann Carr.
A Grace Dolan is enumerated with two sisters, Margaret and Catherine, in the 1900 U.S. Census for New York, Westchester County, as inmates of St. Joseph's Home in Peekskill, an orphanage. Her location of birth is given as Pennsylvania with both parents born in Ireland. 1900 U.S. Census for New York, Westchester County, E.D. 59, Sheet 11A, Line 10. Month and year of birth in this record given as November 1893. This enumeration is consistent with oral family history that they were placed in an orphanage after the death of their mother.
Grace Dolan was listed as living in Philadelphia with her father Peter Dolan, and his second wife, Mary, in the 1910 U.S. Census for Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, E.D. 1131, Sheet 2A, Line 36. State of birth given as Pennsylvania, with both parents born in Ireland. Year of birth would be 1893-1894, according to age (16 years) in record. The address is 1303 Farson Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Year of birth would be 1894-1895, according to age (35 years) in 1930 U.S. Census for Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, E.D. 51-476, Sheet 18B, Line 71. State of birth given as Pennsylvania, with both parents born in Irish Free State. Enumerated as Grace A. Spellona, with husband Dominick Spellona, 3 children, and a boarder, Joseph Gorman.
Year of birth given as 1895 on tombstone in Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, Pennsylvania.
BAPTISM: Full date of baptism of 1 July 1894 given in St. James RC Church Baptismal Register, Volume IV, page 270, as abstracted for Robert M. Simon in December 2010 by Maria McKeon, Parish Archivist. Godparents named as John Sharkey and Bridget Maneely. Baptized by Rev. P.F. Burke.
Full date of 8 February 1950 and location of Philadelphia given in Pennsylvania State Death Indices for 1950, page 1614, online at http://www.health.state.pa.us/indices/indices%20-%20death/1950%20Death/D-50%20S%28000%29-S%28660%29.pdf. Entry for Grace A. Spollona, Death Certificate No. 17192.
Year of death given as 1950 on tombstone in Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, Pennsylvania.
Consistent with the date of interment (11 February 1950) shown on the Lot Inquiry List for the "Spillona/Spallone" gravesite in Holy Cross Cemetery, provided to Robert M. Simon on 31 August 2011 by the cemetery and in his possession.
Buried on 11 February 1950 in Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, Pennsylvania, Section 47, Range 10, Lot 41, South Grave, at 8 feet. The Holy Cross Cemetery interment dates often are one day prior to the actual interment, and reflect the date on which the office opened the file for the interment.