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Michael Crowley (1830 - 1910)

Michael Crowley
Born in New York, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at age 80 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 3 Oct 2009
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Michael Crowley, 1830 New York ~ 1910, Detroit, Michigan, married Bridget Burns. They had eight children, born between 1855 and 1872. [1]

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 [2]

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 [3]

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 [4]

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. [5]

In 1900, Michael Crowley, 70, was a boarder with 16 others in a hotel, operated by Valentin Goldsmith, at 37 Cadillac St., Detroit, Michigan. Crowley, a produce man, was born in September 1830 in New York. His parents were born in Ireland. [6]

Jessie Peters, the daughter of Michael Crowley and Bridget Burns, died, a widow, aged 85, on 13 February 1944 in Detroit, Michigan. She was born 31 January 1859 in Detroit. [7]


  1., Family Tree, with sources (
  2. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 18 February 2021), M Crowley, 1860.
  3. "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 29 May 2021), Micheal Crowley, 1870.
  4. "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 .
  5. "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.
  6. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 21 January 2022), Michael Crowley in household of Valentine Goldsmith, Detroit city Ward 1, Wayne, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 2, sheet 8B, family 164, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,747.
  7. "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 March 2018), Michael Crowley in entry for Jessie Peters, 13 Feb 1944; citing Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing; FHL microfilm 1,972,908.

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