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Bridget (Burns) Crowley (1838 - 1908)

Bridget (Ann) [uncertain] Crowley formerly Burns
Born in Rochester, Monroe, New York, United Statesmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at age 70 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 3 Oct 2009
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Bridget Burns, 1838-1908, married Michael Crowley. They had eight children, born between 1855 and 1872. [1]

She was the daughter of Edward and Mary Burns (per FindAGrave).

In 1850, the Burns family lived in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan. The household included

  • Mary Burns, 45, born in Ireland
  • Julia Burns 19 England
  • Bridgett Burns 17 New York
  • John Burns 15 Michigan
  • James McCarty 50 Ireland, a sailor
  • John Cromell 25 Kentucky
  • Mary Cromell 22 Kentucky [2]

In 1860, the Crowley family lived in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan. The family included

  • M Crowley, 28, Michigan (NY), a Hackman, with $800 in real estate and $100 in personal estate
  • Bridget A Crowley, 25 b. New York
  • John E Crowley, 6 b. Michigan, in school
  • George A Crowley, 4 b. Illinois
  • Emna J Crowley, 2 b. Michigan, twin
  • Jesse R Crowley, 2 b. Michigan, twin [3]

In 1870, the Crowley family lived in Detroit, Michigan. The household included

  • Micheal Crowley , 39, born in New York, a retail grocer, with $2500 in real estate and $500 in personal estate. The family included
  • Bridget Crowley 36 b. New York
  • John Crowley 17 Michigan, works in shingle mill
  • George Crowley 15 Illinois, clerk in store
  • Jessie R Crowley 12 Michigan, in school
  • Jane E Crowley 12 Michigan, in school
  • Flora Crowley 6 Michigan
  • Ida Crowley 3 Michigan
  • Lila Crowley 1 Michigan [4]

In 1880, the Crowley family lived at 119 16th St., Detroit, Michigan. The household included

  • Michael Crowley, 48, born in New York, United States (parents b. NY), a commission merchant
  • Bridget Crowley Wife, 37, b. New York (parents b. Ireland)
  • Florence Crowley, Daughter, 15, b. Michigan, United States
  • Ada L. Crowley, Daughter, 11 Michigan, in school
  • Lillie Crowley, Daughter, 10 Michigan, In school
  • Frederick Crowley, Son, 7 Michigan, in school [5]

Michael G. Crowley and his wife Bridget are mentioned in the death record of their infant son, Owen Crowley, who died on 28 December 1891 in Manhattan, New York, New York. He was buried the next day in New York County. [6]

Bridget Ann Burnes mentioned in the record of Ada L Crowley [7]

Bridget (Burns) Crowley, 1838-1908, died, aged 70. She was the daughter of Edward and Mary A. Burns. Bridget is buried at Mount Elliott Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan. [8]


  1. Family Tree, with sources (
  2. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 22 December 2020), Bridgett Burns in household of Mary Burns, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States; citing family , NARA microfilm publication (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 18 February 2021), M Crowley, 1860.
  4. "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 29 May 2021), Micheal Crowley, 1870.
  5. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 January 2022), Michael Crowley, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district , sheet , NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm .
  6. "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949," database, FamilySearch ( : 3 June 2020), Michael G. Crowley in entry for Owen Crowley, 28 Dec 1891; citing Death, Manhattan, New York County, New York, United States, New York Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,322,831.
  7. "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952," database, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2014), Bridget Ann Burnes in entry for Ada L Crowley, 14 Jan 1946; citing Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing; FHL microfilm 1,972,916.
  8. Find A Grave: Memorial #88132866

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