identify father and mother of Matthew Costello (1827-1904), born Sligo, Ireland?

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Seeking Ireland parents of Matthew Costello (1827-1904) who was born in Sligo Ireland and wife Elizabeth Ferry (1835-1915) born in Donegal Ireland. Matthew immigrated to NYC Oct 22, 1847 on ship Issac Wright, Elizabeth in 1848. Marriage abt. 1856 in  RC Church of Transfiguration, NYC. Both later lived and died in Jersey City, NJ.
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Mathew Costello

mentioned in the record of Mary Costello

Name Mathew Costello
gender Male
Wife Elizabeth Ferry
Daughter Mary Costello

Other information in the record of Mary Costello

from New Jersey Births and Christenings

Name Mary Costello
Gender Female
Birth Date 23 May 1870
Birthplace Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey
Christening Date 05 Jun 1870
Father's Name Mathew Costello
Mother's Name Elizabeth Ferry

Citing this Record

"New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980," database, FamilySearch( : 12 December 2014), Mathew Costello in entry for Mary Costello, 23 May 1870; citing Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, reference 2 p 74 # 119; FHL microfilm 1,455,524.



Matthew Costello

United States Census, 1900

Name Matthew Costello
Event Type Census
Event Year 1900
Event Place Precinct 6 Jersey City Ward 10, Hudson, New Jersey, United States
Gender Male
Age 73
Marital Status Married
Race White
Race (Original) W
Relationship to Head of Household Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Head
Years Married 44
Birth Date Feb 1827
Birthplace Ireland
Marriage Year (Estimated) 1856
Immigration Year 1847
Father's Birthplace Ireland
Mother's Birthplace Ireland






Matthew Costello Head M 73 Ireland
Elizabeth Costello Wife F 65 Ireland
John Costello Son M 39 New Jersey
Daniel Costello Son M 26 New York

Citing this Record

"United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch( : accessed 8 August 2017), Matthew Costello, Precinct 6 Jersey City Ward 10, Hudson, New Jersey, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 154, sheet 5B, family 89, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,979.

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