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Honora M. Finn
Finn-Nora 1895a
Sex: Female
Birth: July 3, 1865 (1865-07-03) (151 years ago)
Cardiff, Wales
Baptism: Roman Catholic
Death: June 24, 1898 (age 32)
Jersey City, New Jersey
Burial: Holy Name Cemetery
Jersey City, New Jersey
Father: Daniel Finn (1818-1887)
Mother: Catherine Creedon (1834-1914)
Siblings: Mary A. Finn (1860-1885)
Catherine Elizabeth Finn (1864-1918)
Spouse/Partner: John Joseph Burke I (1868-1939)
Marriage: October 8, 1889
Jersey City, New Jersey
Children: Mary Margaret Burke (1890-1949)

Nora M. Finn (1865-1898) aka Honora Finn. She was Irish but was born in Wales and migrated from Wales to the United States with her family around 1873. (b. July 3, 1865; Cardiff, South Glamorgan County, Wales, United Kingdom - d. June 24, 1898; 16 Elliot Place, Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, 07307, USA)

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BirthEdit

She was born in July 3, 1865 in Cardiff, Wales according to her baptism certificate from Cardiff, Wales. She was baptized at St. Mary in Cardiff, Wales on July 31, 1865. She appears in the 1871 Wales census and the 1880 United States Census after her migration.

BaptismEdit

She most likely was baptized as a Roman Catholic at Church of St. Mary the Virgin and St. Stephen the Martyr in Cardiff. The 1871 census lists her parish as "St Mary".

SiblingsEdit

Nora had two sisters. Both sisters remained unmarried. Her sister, Catherine, worked as a executive secretary at the American Lead Pencil Company in Hoboken, New Jersey:

Both sisters remained unmarried. Her sister, Catherine, worked as a executive secretary at the American Lead Pencil Company in Hoboken, New Jersey.

EmigrationEdit

Nora's parents, Daniel Finn and Catherine Creedon were born in Ireland but moved to Wales around 1860 and then the United States in 1873. She emigrated, at age 7, with the following people:

MarriageEdit

Nora married John Joseph Burke I (1868-1939) on October 8, 1889 in Jersey City, New Jersey.

ChildEdit

DeathEdit

Nora died of pneumonia on June 24, 1898 at 16 Elliot Place in Jersey City, New Jersey.

BurialEdit

Nora is buried with her parents, siblings, her child and two grandchildren in Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, New Jersey with:

Daughter raised by sisterEdit

After her death, her child was raised by her sister, Catherine.

ResearchEdit

  • An unlabeled and undated photograph of Nora was found in the collection of Josephine Veronica Burke (1907-1995). Thomas Patrick Norton (1920- ) identified Mary Ellen Burke in the photograph which led to the tentative identification of the others in the photograph.
  • She most likely was baptized at Church of St. Mary the Virgin and St. Stephen the Martyr in Cardiff. The 1871 census lists her parish as "St Mary". The microfilm can be ordered from the LDS library.

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