Person:John Drummey (33)

John Thomas DRUMMEY
m. Est 1850
  1. Willie DRUMMEY1852 - 1856
  2. Mary DRUMMEY1854 - 1856
  3. Michael Patrick DRUMMEY1857 - 1934
  4. Ella H. DRUMMEY1859 - 1885
  5. John Thomas DRUMMEY1860 - 1900
  6. Honora Louisa DRUMMEY1863 - 1869
  7. Mary Catharine Drummey1865 - 1917
  8. William DRUMMEY1868 - 1946
  9. Thomas Nicholas DRUMMEY1871 -
Facts and Events
Name John Thomas DRUMMEY
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1860
Baptism[4] 25 FEB 1861 Newrk, Licking, Ohio
Census? 1870 Newark 3rd Ward, Licking Co., Ohio
Census? 1880 Newark 3rd Ward, Licking Co., Ohio
Census[6] 1900 Butte, Silver Bow Co., Montana
Occupation[3] 1891-Engineer, Montana Union Railway Co., Butte; 1900-Stationary Engineer, Rose Mine, Butte
Death[1][2] 2 NOV 1900 Butte, Silver Bow Co., Montana
Burial[1] Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Newark, Ohio

1. Never married. Prosperous - sent money to Mayme and Honora to visit him in South Butte. Charles Shewe lived at same hotel (presumably the Arlington); CES and Mayme were cyclists. 2. On 1900 Census, resides at #725 East Front (?) St., South Butte Twp. His relation to head of husehold is "Partner". William Hart, the head of household, is a Hotel Keeper.

Also living at this address, and enumerated on the line after John, is "__________", whose relationship is "Mother". She is listed as being born in 1832 in Ireland and is a widow. She has had 10 children, 5 of whom are living. This information is agrees very will with that of Honora Ahern. Probably this unidentified person is Honora, and not the mother of William Hart, who is the head of the household. 3. The 1891-92 Butte City Directory lists William H. Hart and John T. Drummey as proprietors of the Arlington House, 19 West Front Street, Butte. John is also listed as an Engineer for the MU [Mountain Union] Railway company, with rooms at 19 west Front Street. 4. Name is spelled, "Goannem" on baptismal record, no birth date is listed. Sponsors were Thomas Wells, Maria Murphy. Baptised by the Rev. F. Bender. 5. At time of John's death, Honora and Mayme also lived in Butte; Michael Patrick came from Denver and was present when he died. Not known who wrote the obituary. 6. Came to Butte about 1885. Engineer for Mountain Union RR until about 1895, then went to Missoula and worked for the Northern Pacific. Returned to Butte about 1897 and worked first as an engineer at the Monitor Mine, then as a pumpman at the Rose Mine, where he was killed. He was a partner in the Arlington Hotel beginning about 1886. 7. Newark Advocate, 6 Jan 1895, publishes a letter from a man who met John in Missoula. He runs an engine fot the Northern Pacific and has an interest in a hotel in Butte.

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