Eleanor Haliday

Female 1818 - 1883  (65 years)


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  • Name Eleanor Haliday 
    Nickname Ellen 
    Born 1818  Dublin, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Immigration 26 Apr 1866  Arrived at Port of New York from Liverpool; ship "City of Boston" Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Between 1868 and 1869  21 President St (bet Hamilton/Van Brunt), Brooklyn, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    acc. to city directory for 1868-69 p.538 "Ellen Rothwell, wid." 
    Residence Between 1869 and 1870  Smith St at East Warren, Brooklyn, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    acc. to city directory for 1869-70, p. 568 (as "Rothwell, wid.") 
    Residence Between 1870 and 1871  61 Wyckoff Street, Brooklyn, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    acc. to 1870-71 city directory, p. 619 (as Ellen Rothwell, wid.) 
    Immigration 24 Nov 1873  Arrived at Port of New York from Liverpool on the "Celtic" Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Between 1875 and 1877  130 Douglass, Brooklyn, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    acc. to 1876 city directory, p. 770, 1877 p.788 (as Ellen Rothwell, wid. Joseph) 
    Residence Between 1877 and 1878  113 Dekalb (btw. Navy & Raymond), Brooklyn, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    acc. to 1877-78 city directory, p. 794 (as Ellen Rothwell, wid. Jos.) 
    Residence Between 1878 and 1879  96 High Street, Brooklyn, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    acc to 1878-79 city directory, p. 844 (as Ellen Rothwell, wid.) 
    Residence Between 1880 and 1883  237 Hoyt, Brooklyn, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    acc to 1881 City Directory p. 937, 1882 p. 951, 1883 p. ? (as Ellen Rothwell, wid. Joseph) 
    _UID 177CADDF0D997542B5AF2EDD881526782689 
    Died 4 Sep 1883  Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 6 Sep 1883  Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Lot 17263, Sec. 15 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I671  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2011 

    Father Joseph Haliday,   b. Abt 1765, County Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1852, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Mother Mary Philpot,   b. Abt 1778, County Wicklow, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1836, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Married Abt 1806  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F185  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph Rothwell,   b. 14 Jan 1817, Buckley Close, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1865, Nutall Lane, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Marriage License 1842  Diocese of Dublin (Church of Ireland), Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 31 May 1842  St. Mark's, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nelson Henry Rothwell,   b. 17 Jul 1845, Holcombe Brook, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1845, Hazelhurst, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. William George Rothwell,   b. 14 Sep 1846, Little Holcombe, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1921, Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     3. Lucy Rothwell,   b. 23 Feb 1848, Holcombe Brook, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1865, Nutall Lane, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
     4. Joseph Alfred Rothwell,   b. 7 Nov 1849, Little Holcombe, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1914, Queens, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     5. James Rothwell,   b. 10 Jul 1851, Nutall Lane, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Feb 1852, Nutall Lane, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Horatio Nelson Rothwell,   b. 7 Jul 1852, Nutall Lane, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1892, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     7. Thomas Charles Rothwell,   b. 14 Apr 1854, Nutall Lane, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1930, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     8. Arthur Edward Rothwell,   b. Dec 1855, Nutall Lane, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1878, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years)
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F127  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Usually known as "Ellen."

      On the "City of Boston" customs list (arriving at Port of New York, April 26, 1866)
      Ellen Rothwell, 40
      Geo, 18 laborer
      Jos, 16 laborer
      Horatio, 12
      Thos, 11
      Arthur, 9
      (Sarah Haliday, Ellen/Eleanor's sister, is not named)
      National Archives Microfilm Series 237 film no. 264 lines 16-21 list #384

      According to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle for May 11, 1867, page 1, Mrs. Ellen Rothwell had an unclaimed letter waiting for her in the Brooklyn Post Office.

      1870 census of United States, 10th Ward [57 Wyckoff?], Brooklyn (NARA Microfilm Roll M593_951 pg. 674 (labelled pg. 132)
      Enumeration date 22 July 1870
      Ellen Rothwell, 46, keeping house, value of assets $150
      Joseph Rothwell, 20, journeyman machinist
      Horatio Rothwell, 18, works for carpet dealer
      Thomas C. Rothwell, 16, clerk for cotton broker
      Arthur E. Rothwell, 14, telegraph messenger
      Sarah Halliday, 44, at home.
      (William is not enumerated with his family...cannot find him anywhere)

      The entire family is also enumerated in the 1871 census of England at Nuttall Lane (RG10 piece 3946 folio 144 page 31), this time with William-
      Ellen Rothwell, widow, 50, dressmaker b. Ireland
      William G. Rothwell, 24, brassfounder (all children born Tottington)
      Joseph A. Rothwell, 21, mechanic, unemployed
      Horatio Rothwell, 18, laborer in machine shop
      Thomas Rothwell, 16, cotton weaver
      Arthur Rothwell, 15, occ. ditto
      Sarah Halliday, 42, born Ireland

      A William G. Rothwell, age 26, laborer, arrived on the "Adriatic" sailing from Liverpool to New York on April 14, 1873. Source National Archives film M237_373 line 21, list 279.

      "Celtic" arriving at New York 24 November 1873 from Liverpool, NA M324_385 line 8-11 list 1256:
      Ellen Rothwell, 40 wife
      Thomas Rothwell, 42 laborer [sic]
      Arthur Rothwell 18 laborer
      Sarah Haliday 20 servant

      Household (1880 US census)
      Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
      Ellen ROTHWELL Self Female W 50 IRE Keep House IRE IRE
      William G. ROTHWELL Son S Male W 33 ENG Brass Molder ENG IRE
      Joseph A. ROTHWELL Son S Male W 30 ENG Machinist ENG IRE
      Thomas C. ROTHWELL Son S Male W 27 ENG Flute Mfr ENG IRE
      Sarah HALIDAY Other S Female W 45 IRE Servant IRE IRE
      Source Information
      Census Place 10th Ward, Brooklyn, Kings (Brooklyn), New York City-Greater, New York
      Family History Library Film 1254845
      NA Film Number T9-0845
      Page Number 222D

      The plot in which Eleanor and her son Joseph were buried in Greenwood Cemetery was a public plot. See p. 217, A Catalogue of Proprietors to August 1, 1884, published by Eagle book and job printing, available at NYPL, call number SPI p.v.75, no. 3.

      The author has been unable to find a reference to Eleanor Rothwell's death in the indexes to deaths for Brooklyn or New York City (New York City Municipal Archives) in order to find the exact date of death.