Thomas Sylvester Boutilier

Thomas Sylvester Boutilier

Male 1907 - 1993  (85 years)

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  • Name Thomas Sylvester Boutilier 
    Born 8 Oct 1907  Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 13 Oct 1907  Sacred Heart, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Immigration 6 May 1925  the USA through Vanceboro, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Electrician (telephone lineman) for ConEdison 
    Occupation Harvested wheat in Western Canada (acc to daughter in law Patricia) 
    Residence 1930  416 State Street, Brooklyn, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    acc to 1930 Census of US 
    Residence 1993  241 Windsor Parkway, Hempstead, Nassau, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 47806D67CE7765429BB55AB364F81DFD5A3F 
    Died 19 Jul 1993  Riverdale, Bronx, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I76  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 20 Apr 2011 

    Father Alban Alphonse Boutilier,   b. 13 Dec 1878, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1976, Faulkton, Faulk, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Mother Johanna Casey,   b. 13 Apr 1884, Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1979, Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1903  St. Anne's, Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Minister Married to Johanna Casey by Rev. James J. Walsh 
    Witnesses Charles Boutilier & Bella Casey witnessed the Casey/Boutilier marriage 
    Family ID F19  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rosalie Rothwell,   b. 28 Sep 1905, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1980, Hempstead, Nassau, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 15 May 1946  Office of the City Clerk, Brooklyn, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Witnesses Caroline Discepola and Laura Evans witnessed the Boutilier-Rothwell/Gorab marriage 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Casey Boutilier,   b. 8 Sep 1935, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 2010, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Michael Charles Richard Boutilier
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F24  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    • Parents' names on baptism record recorded as Albert Boutilier and Anna Casey. Baptism sponsors were his uncle-in-law and aunt-in law, James Leslie and Bridget Casey. Baptized by Rev. D.M. Mac Adam.

      Also known as Thomas Casey.

      Thomas S. Boutilier arrived at Vanceboro, ME on May 6, 1925. Occupation, none. His last permanent residence was Mulgrave, Nova Scotia, and his destination, his aunt Mrs. James Dalton [Isabella Casey], 2 Brook Street, East Boston. His contacts were his mother and stepfather, Mr. & Mrs. John W. Ryan, Mulgrave, NS. He was planning to remain in the US for 1 month. (Ancestry Canada-US Border Crossings Collection)

      Filed Declaration of Intent 13 January 1928 in the eastern Eastern District New York. "I Thomas Boutilier, aged 20 years occupation unemployed, do declare on oath that my personal description is: Color white, complexion fair, height 5 feet 7 inches weight 168 pounds, color of hair brown color of eyes grey other visible distinctive marks none. I was born in Sydney Canada on the 8 day of October, anno Domini 1907; I now reside at 668 Park Place Brooklyn, New York. I emigrated to the United States from Mulgrave Canada on the vessel Canadian National RR; my last foreign residence was Mulgrave Canada; I am not married;....I arrived at the port of Vanceboro in the State of Maine, on or about the 7 day of May, anno Domini 1925....[etc.]"
      Petition for Citizenship dated 26 October 1933, No. 187160
      place of residence 788 East 10 Street Brooklyn NY, occupation electrician residence in US since May 7 1925 and in Kings County since September 9, 1927.
      Witnesses Harry Rothwell chauffeur 223 Madison Street, Manhattan
      Rosalie Gorab hairdresser 108 South Oxford Street, Brooklyn
      claimed they had known petitioner since October 1, 1928.
      Took oath of allegiance 30 January 1934 Certificate #3739608

      Appears on 1930 US Federal Census as a lodger on State St. in Brooklyn, Enumeration District 24, 1484, SD#28, Sheet 2B

      Obtained a small country cottage home in Dutchess County, New York in 1953. Obtained a suburban home in Hempstead, New York in November 1964 and moved away from Brooklyn permanently. Source-deeds for both properties in possession of the author.

      cremated July 21, 1993, according to death certificate in possession of the author. Death certificate states that Thomas S. Boutilier died at the home of his son Michael Boutilier in Bronx, New York; informant was Michael Boutilier. Death registered in the Bronx, cert # CITE.