Person:Mary King (228)

m. 16 Feb 1904
  1. John Bryan King1905 - 1996
  2. Mary (May) King1907 - 1965
  3. Margaret (Madge) King1910 - 1981
  4. Kathleen King1913 - 1947
  5. Elizabeth (Betty) King1914 - 1935
  6. Ida King1916 - 1916
  7. Patrick King1918 - 1990
  8. Johanna King1921 - 1999
m. 17 Mar 1935
  1. Philip Joseph Farley1936 - 2007
Facts and Events
Name Mary (May) King
Alt Name May Farley
Gender Female
Birth[1] 15 Oct 1907 Newcastle West, Limerick, Munster, IrelandMap: Latitude: N52.4491666666667 Longitude: W9.06111111111111 Rathcahill Newcastle West, Limerick Ireland Townland: Rathcahill West Acres: 1,041 County: Limerick Barony: Glenquin Civil Parish: Monagay Poor Law Union: Newcastle Province: Munster Townland Listing from 1851 Census
Immigration[5] 7 Sep 1924 New York, New York, New York, USAIreland to USA
Residence[6] 26 Apr 1930 Manhattan, New York, New York, USA168 West 86th Street
Marriage 17 Mar 1935 New York, New York, New York, USAto Philip Joseph Farley
Residence[2][8] 5 Sep 1965 Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA3100 West Fulton Street
Occupation[2] Dining Service-Telephone Co
Death[2][3][7] 5 Sep 1965 Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USACause: Metastasis; Generalized due to Carcinoma Uterine Cervix Map: Latitude: N41.9655555555556 Longitude: W87.6666666666667 Ravenswood Hospital & Medical Center 4550 North Winchester Chicago, Illinois 60640 United States
Burial? 9 Sep 1965 Hillside, Cook, Illinois, USAMap: Latitude: N41.8777777777778 Longitude: W87.9027777777778 Queen Of Heaven Cemetery Hillside, IL
Other[4] Des Plaines, Cook, Illinois, USAHer body was moved Alt. Burial

May King immigrated to Ellis Island when she was 17 and became a citizen when she was 22 years old. May had an Aunt Minnie and a cousin Kay Shanahan. According to family lore, May was engaged to a man named Willie Brennan prior to her marriage to Philip Farley.

  1. Funeral or Mass Card
    Born October 15, 1907.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Death Certificate
    State of Illinois Medical Certificate of Death #64399.
  3. Funeral or Mass Card
    Passed Away September 5, 1965.
  4. Self Knowledge
    My grandmother was moved to All Saints Mauselem in DesPlaines.
  5. Ellis Isand Passenger Record. (2000 by the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Isand)
    Passenger Record.

    Name : King, May
    Ethnicity: I.F.S., Irish
    Place of Residence: Newcastle W., Ireland
    Date of Arrival: 7 Sep 1924
    Age on Arrival: 17y
    Gender: F
    Marital Status: S
    Ship of Travel: America
    Port of Departure: Queenstown, Cork, Munster, Ireland

  6. Fifteenth Census of the United States: 1930 Population Schedule
    Enumeration District No. 31-424, Supervisor's Distrcit No. 22; sheet No.24B.
  7. 1965-09-06
    Chicago Tribune (IL)
    Edition: Chicago Tribune
    May Farley, nee King, native of Limerick, Ireland, Beloved wife of Philip; fond mother of Joan [Albert] DeBock and Philip [Joyce]; grandmother of eight; loving daughter of Catherine and the late Bryan King, of Limerick, Ireland; dear sister of John King, Madge Murphy, Joan Lennon, of New York City, New York, and Patrick King of Limerick, Ireland. Funeral Thursday, 9 a. m., from the Montclaire Funeral Home, 6901 W. Belmont avenue, to St. Mark's church, 1048 N. Campbell avenue. Entombment Queen of Heaven. NA 2-9300 or NE 8-7200.
    Copyright 1965, Chicago Tribune. For permission to reprint, contact Chicago Tribune.
    Record Number: 19650906dn069
  8. This was her residence before she died.