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Family of Joseph VEAZIE and Catherine (Katie) CONLEY

Joseph VEAZIE b. 1840 May 61787 at Sutton, MA1787. d. 1897 Mar 21790 at Chelsea, MA1790. bd. Woodlawn Cem., Chelsea, MA1790.
Catherine (Katie) CONLEY b. 1856 Feb1763 at Ireland1763.

Married1761 1879~1761.

The marriage date for Joseph and Catherine is estimated from the birth of their oldest child Fanny, born Feb 1880.

Joseph's obituary, Boston Advocate, 4 Mar 1897, provided by Harvard Archives561, states he was a widely know engineer in "this part" of the country, was employed by the US Government for 40 years, was a prominent member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, and was survived by a widow and eight children. In a handwritten attachment to Joseph's Harvard Records561: Thomas J Finn adds that he graduated from Harvard College (Lawrence Scientific School) in 1857, was born in Boston to Joseph A and Fannie S Veazie.

Joseph died1790 of a cerebral embolism at the age of 56y 10m while residing at 22 Grove, Chelsea. He was a civil engineer. His mother is listed as Fannie Rogers, b Boston. The ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) announced1796 Joseph's death in 1897. He had been elected Member May 3, 1876.

December 10, 1867: Joseph A Veazie of Boston, Mass, was issued patent 71925 for an improved composition for a billiard cue tip. Images of application can be viewed at patft.uspto.gov - do a number search for 71925. A TIFF viewer addon may be required.

Katie's maiden name is listed in the birth records1789 for Martha and Gertrude. Following Joseph's death in 1897, Catherine (Katie) and all eight children appear in the 1900 census1763, conveniently confirming month and year of birth for each.

Child 1. Frances (Fannie)

Fannie Veazie resided with her family through 1920. "Frances A Veazie," of 71 Tonawanda St (Boston), daughter of Mrs Kate and the late Joseph Veazie, died Feb 14, 1920. The address, 71 Tonawanda St, is the same as the residence for the family in the 1920 census520

Child 4. Catherine

Catherine (b 1886) is listed as "Kittie" Veazie in her birth record1789. She appears in census records as "Catherine." In March, 1963, "Katherine M Veazie," dau of Joseph Veazie and Kate Conley, listed3346 her name as Katherine M Veazie.

Children of Joseph VEAZIE and Catherine (Katie) CONLEY:

1. Frances (Fannie) Maria VEAZIE1789 b. 1880 Feb 51789 at Chelsea, MA1789. d. 1920 Feb 145462 at Boston, MA5462.
2. Joseph Augustine VEAZIE1789 b. 1882 Feb 31789 at Chelsea, MA1789. d. 1947 Oct 27 at 63 Ramsey Ave, Yonkers, NY.
md. Mary A MORRIS
3. Mary L VEAZIE1789 b. 1884 Apr 271789 at Chelsea, MA1789. d. 1975 Apr 25796 at (res at death) Buzzards Bay, Barnstable, MA92.
4. Catherine M VEAZIE1763 b. 1886 Dec 81789 at Chelsea, MA1789.
5. Alice H VEAZIE1763 b. 1889 Nov 31789 at Chelsea, MA1789. d. 1953 Jun~4166 at Wareham, MA796.
md. Frank Edward NOLAND
6. Frank Edward VEAZIE1763 b. 1890 Oct 51789 at Chelsea, MA1789. d. aft 1942170.
md. Elizabeth DOWNEY
7. Martha C VEAZIE1763 b. 1892 Nov 281789 at Chelsea, MA1789. d. 1968 Dec92 at (res) Buzzards Bay, MA92. bd. St Peters Cem, Barnstable, MA4180.
md. Charles Frederick WILLIAMS
8. Gertrude E VEAZIE1763 b. 1896 Dec 291789 at Chelsea, MA1789.
md. Eugene Frederick OCONNOR


92. Social Security Death Index
170. WWII Draft and Enlistment Records; www.ancestry.com, familysearch.org, fold3.com
470. 1850 Fed Census MA, Suffolk Co., Boston; www.ancestry.com
520. 1920 Fed Census MA, Suffolk Co., Boston; www.ancestry.com
559. 1870 Fed Census MA, Suffolk Co., Boston; www.ancestry.com
561. Harvard University Archives, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass
786. 1910 Fed Census MA, Suffolk Co., Boston; www.ancestry.com
796. Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003, 1901-1980; www.ancestry.com, familysearch.org
1761. 1880 Fed Census MA, Suffolk Co., Chelsea; www.ancestry.com
1763. 1900 Fed Census MA, Suffolk Co., Chelsea; www.ancestry.com
1787. Massachusetts, Sutton Births, Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850; www.americanancestors.org
1788. 1855 State Census MA, Middlesex Co., Newton; www.familysearch.org
1789. Massachusetts, Chelsea Births, Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, 1841-1910; www.americanancestors.org
1790. Massachusetts, Chelsea Deaths, Massachusetts Vital Records 1841-1910 (1841-1915); www.americanancestors.org (www.ancestry.com)
1795. 1860 Fed Census MA, Norfolk Co., Dorchester
1796. American Society of Civil Engineers, Proceedings Of, December, 1897; books.google.com
1797. 1940 Fed Census MA, Middlesex Co., Watertown
3346. U. S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; www.ancestry.com
4166. Obit - Noland, Alice Veazie, Binghamton (NY) Press, Tue, Jun 23, 1953; fultonhistory.com
4180. Williams, Martha C, interment record; http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cemeteries
5462. Obit - Veazie, Frances A, Boston (MA) Evening Globe, Feb 18, 1920, p 3; newspaperarchive.com