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William Patrick Feeney (1876 - 1939)

William Patrick Feeney
Born in England, United Kingdommap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at age 62 in Washington, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
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William Feeney migrated from England to America.
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William was born in 1876 in England. He immigrated to Pennsylvania about 1891. He married 17 Jun 1901 to Mary Nanns. William worked in the coal mines, eventually becoming a labor union organizer for United Mine Workers of America. He passed away in 1939 and is buried in the Mount Calvary Cemetery in Coal Center, Washington County, Pennsylvania. [1]

Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1852-1968 [2]

  • Name: Mary Nanns
  • Gender: Female
  • Age: 21
  • Birth Date: abt 1880
  • Marriage Date: 17 Jun 1901
  • Marriage Place: Coal Centre, Washington, Washington, USA
  • Spouse: William Feeney
  • Film Number: 001319808

Year: 1910; Census Place: Charleroi, Washington, Pennsylvania[3]

  • 312 Washington Ave
  • William Feeney head, 33/f, md1 8yrs, Eng/Ire/Ire, im1891, coal miner
  • Mary Feeney wife, 29/m, md1 8yrs, 6births/4living, OH/Ire/Ire
  • Francis Feeney son, 8/m, PA/Eng/OH
  • William Feeney Jr. son, 4/m, PA/Eng/OH
  • Allace Feeney dau, 2/f, PA/Eng/OH
  • Thomas E Feeney son, 0/m, PA/Eng/OH

Year: 1920; Census Place: Charleroi, Washington, Pennsylvania[4]

  • 321 McKean Ave
  • William Feeny head, 43/m, md, Eng/Ire/Ire, miner, coal mine
  • Mary Feeny wife, 39/f, md, OH/Ire/Ire
  • Francis Feeny dau, 17/f, PA/Eng/OH, clerk, coal mine
  • William Feeny son, 13/m, school, PA/Eng/OH
  • Alice Feeny dau, 11/f, school, PA/Eng/OH
  • Edward Feeny son, 9/m, school, PA/Eng/OH
  • Katheline Feeny dau, 5/f, PA/Eng/OH
  • Clare Feeny dau, 7mon/f, PA/Eng/OH

Year: 1930; Census Place: Charleroi, Washington, Pennsylvania[5]

  • 406 Lookout Avenue
  • William P Feeney head, 53/m, md 1@24, Eng/Ire/Ire, im1891, organizer, miners union
  • Mary Feeney wife, 49/f, md 1@21, OH/Ire/Ire
  • Frank Feeney son, 27/m, PA/Eng/OH, adjuster, state insurance
  • William P Feeney son, 24/m, PA/Eng/OH, mail carrier
  • Alice M Feeney dau, 22/f, PA/Eng/OH, hairdresser, beauty parlor
  • Edward Feeney son, 20/m, PA/Eng/OH, stenographer, wire mill
  • Kathleen Feeney dau, 15/f, school, PA/Eng/OH
  • Claire Feeney dau, 10/f, school, PA/Eng/OH
  • Eileen Feeney dau, 9/f, school, PA/Eng/OH

Tombstone Inscription
Dedicated to the memory of William Feeney for distinguished service and self-sacrifice in the cause of Labor and Advancement of the United Mine Workers of America.


  1. Find A Grave: Memorial #129879755 William Patrick Feeney
  2. Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1852-1968; Original data: Marriage Records. Pennsylvania Marriages. Various County Register of Wills Offices, Pennsylvania. [1]
  3. Year: 1910; Census Place: Charleroi, Washington, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1425; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0180; FHL microfilm: 1375438; Original data: Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls).[2]
  4. Year: 1920; Census Place: Charleroi, Washington, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1660; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 148; Original data: Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). [3]
  5. Year: 1930; Census Place: Charleroi, Washington, Pennsylvania; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0036; FHL microfilm: 2341895; Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls. [4]

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