In 1900, Thomas lived with his parents and six brothers in New Brunswick, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States.
Thomas no longer lived with his parents in 1905.
He moved to Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, where two of his brothers, John and Bernard, also moved.
Thomas (shown as Thos. Alfred) was living at 8919 Exchange in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States when he registered for the World War I draft September 12, 1918. His nearest relative was Bernard Connolly of 3219 E 92nd St in Chicago. Thomas was employed as a railroad conductor by the Rock Island Railroad, and based in the South Chicago Terminal. He was of medium height and build, with blue eyes and brown hair.
↑ 2.02.12.2United States Census, 1900, index and images, FamilySearch (accessed 14 June 2015), Edward Connolly in household of Edward Connolly, New Brunswick city Ward 4, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States; citing sheet 6A, family 127, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,240,984.
↑ 3.03.1New Jersey, State Census, 1905, index, FamilySearch (accessed 15 June 2015), Edward P Connolly, , Mercer, New Jersey, United States; citing p. 33, line 51, Department of State, Trenton; FHL microfilm 1,688,615.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Thomas by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Thomas: