The Hartigan Store

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In front of the Hartigan Store, located in Rencontre East, Fortune Bay, Newfoundland. Circa late 1914 to early 1915
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Nicholas Valentine Hartigan, Son of Patrick & Johanna (2/14/1862-1951)   m: Frances (Phon) James; no children; adopted Belle Myrick;  buried: Curling, NFLD  Raymond Hartigan (1900 - ?) son of William & Ester m: Margaret White; no children Stanislaus Clayton Hartigan (1897 - 5/4/1917) son of William & Ester John (Jack) James Hartigan  (6/25/1898 - 12/29/1991)  son of William & Ester; buried in Michigan; m: Caroline Mary of St. George;   one son: John (Jack) R. born 7/9/1938 Celestine (Cell) Hartigan (1898 - 5/27/1953) son of Michael & Ellen; m: Agnes; 3 children; buried in Massachusetts Henry (Harry) GIOVANNINI (10/13/1875 - 1/8/1959)  m: Mary Ellen, daughter of Patrick & Johanna 2/18/1903; Mary not pictured; b: 3/25/1872;   3 children, Casmir, Kathleen, Alberta - all pictured William Joseph Hartigan (1859 - 5/13/1929)  son of Patrick & Johanna; m: Ester [James] sister of Frances;   (2 daughers Jose & Mary not pictured) 3 sons: Stanislaus, John, Raymond and adopted Kitty Myrick Michael John Hartigan (1864 - 6/13/1916)  son of Patrick & Johanna; m: Ellen Kinsella; 9 children: Patrick J., Cellestine, Rita, Michael, Carrie, Elizabeth, Mary, Leroy, Eric  Frances H [James] Hartigan (1867 - 1/9/1946) aka: Aunt Phon; wife of Nicholas; sister of Ester; Helena Patricia (Belle) Myrick (1904 - 3/1/1920 age 16)  adopted by Nicholas & Frances; niece of Frances James Annie Frances (12/4/1874 - 11/28/1961) daughter of Patrick; buried in Gloucester, MA; never married Rita Hartigan [Burke] (7/1902 - 6/11/1987)  daughter of Michael; m: Anthony Casimir Joseph GIOVANNINI (1/16/1906 - 3/11/1969)  m: Margaret Todd,  5/7/1942    Ester [James] Hartigan (1859 -1940) aka: Aunt Essen;  wife of William; sister of Francis (Phon); Buried in Curling, NFLD Ellen [Kinsella] Hartigan (1871 - 12/19/1934)  wife of Michael; 9 children  Kathleen GIOVANNINI (6/1907 - 1980)  m: Stan Smith; 2 children: Anne & Harry;  buried in Gloucester, Massachusetts  Alberta GIOVANNINI (1909 - 1/1/1986)  never married  Leroy Augustine Hartigan (9/2/1908 - 8/8/1968)   son of Michael; m: Mary Evangeline (Vangie) Fogarty;   4/7/1969; no children; buried in Florida   Eric Martin Hartigan (4/22/1912 - 7/12/1978)  youngest son of Michael; m: Mary Anderson;  5 children, Eric, Edward, David, Susan, Michael;  buried in Fairhaven, Massachusetts  Mary Hartigan (5/28/1910 - 7/5/1995) Daughter of Michael;   aka: Sister Patricia; buried in N.S.  Katherine (Kitty) Myrick (born in Cape Race, died in Halifax 4/22/1996 age 87)  adopted daughter of William; daughter of Michael & Katherine [James] Myrick;  married: _?_ Follett; sister of Belle  Caroline (Carrie) Hartigan (9/10/1904 - 10/15/1954)  aka: Sister Carmelita; buried in NFLD  Elizabeth Hartigan (8/16/1906 - 11/4/1991)  m: David Gough 5/19/1942; no children; buried in Florida  The Hartigan Store, Rencontre East, Newfoundland; c.1913

Additional Information for Hartigan Family picture

By Ed Hartigan April, 2007 – updated May 15, 2007

  • Name: [Maiden]
  • Relationship:                         
  • Birth date and place 
  • Marriage       
  • Children
  • Date of death and place
  • Burial place

 Sequence: Left to right, Top Row, Middle Row, First row

Missing information is noted with a ?. If you have this information, please email   Ed Hartigan at the following:  ed@hartiganassociates.com

Nicholas Valentine Hartigan (Uncle Nicky)

Son of Patrick & Johanna [Power]

b. 2/1862 Placentia, NL (bap. 2/16/1862)

m. Frances (Phon) James (sister of Esther)– Trepassey, NL (date ?)

c. adopted Helena Patricia “Belle” Myrick

d. April 5, 1951, Curling, NL

buried. Mount Cecilia Cemetery, Curling, NL

Raymond Hartigan (Ray)

Son of William & Esther [James]

b.2/1900 Rencontre East, NL

m. Margaret White (dates?) – Burin NL 1945 c. none

d. (?) Halifax, NS

buried. Sackville Memorial Gardens, NS

Stanislaus Clayton Hartigan (Clayton)

Son of William & Esther [James]

b. ? 1896/1897 Rencontre East

m. not married

d. 5/4/1917, Rencontre East

buried. Rencontre East

John James Hartigan (Jack)

Son of William & Esther [James]

b. 6/25/1898 Rencontre East

m. Caroline (Carol) Mary St. George – Heart’s Content, NL (1/30/1904-6/23/1999) 6/23/1932,  Hartford, CT

c. John (Jack) Raymond

d. 12/29/1991 Warren, MI

buried. Sacred Hearts Cemetery, Roseville, MI

 

Celestine Patrick Hartigan (Cel)

Son of Michael & Ellen [Kinsella]

b. 12/12/1898 Rencontre East

m. Matilda (Agnes) Bonia, from ?(8/13/1899 – 6/10/1987 NL) -3/27/1932 Boston, MA

c. Nancy, Robert, John

d. 5/27/1953 Medford, MA

buried. Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, MA

Henry Michael Giovannini (Harry)

Husband of Mary Ellen Hartigan (daughter of Patrick & Johanna) (not in picture) (3/25/1873-4/18/1951)

b. 10/13/1875 Rencontre East

m. Mary Ellen (Min) Hartigan 2/18/1903 Rencontre East

c. Casimir, Kathleen, Alberto

d. 1/8/1959 Rencontre East

buried.  Rencontre East

William Joseph Hartigan (Will)

Son of Patrick & Johanna [Power]

b. 2/1860 Placentia, NL (bap. 3/7/1860)

m. Esther James (sister of Francis) – Trepassey, NL 11/21/1888

c. Mary, Johanna (Jose), Clayton, Jack, Raymond; adopted daughter Katherine (Kitty) Myrick (Mary and Jose not in picture)

d. 5/13/1929 Rencontre East

buried. Rencontre East

Michael John Hartigan (Mike)

Son of Patrick & Johanna [Power]

b. 5/1864 Placentia, NL (bap. 5/13/1864)

m. Ellen A. Kinsella – Belleoram, NL (date?)

c. (9) Patrick J. (9/15/1897 – 9/25/1898 died of pneumonia - buried at Rencontre East), Celestine, Michael (1900-1908 drowned at Rencontre East), Rita, Caroline, Elizabeth (Lulu), Leroy, Mary, Eric

d. 6/13/1916 Rencontre East

buried. Rencontre East

 

Frances H. [James] Hartigan (Aunt Phon)

Wife of Nicholas Hartigan and Sister of Esther

b. 11/1865 Trepassey, NL

m. Nicholas Hartigan (date?)

c. adopted “Belle” Myrick

d. 1/9/1946 Rencontre East

buried. Rencontre East

Helena Patricia Myrick (Belle)

Niece and adopted daughter of Nicholas & Frances [James] Hartigan

Daughter of Michael & Katherine [James] Myrick

b. (?)1903 Cape Race, NL

d. 3/1/1920 Rencontre East

Buried. Rencontre East

Annie Frances Hartigan (Aunt Annie)

Daughter of Patrick & Johanna [Power]

b. 12/4/1874 Rencontre East

m. did not marry

d. 11/28/1961 Gloucester, MA

buried. Calvary Cemetery, Gloucester, MA

 

Rita Mary Hartigan Burke

Daughter of Michael & Ellen [Kinsella]

b. 7/17/1902 Rencontre East

m. Anthony Joseph Burke (Tony) (3/28/1898 – 1/11/1958) from St. Jacques, NL 7/7/1923 Rencontre East

c. (11) Patricia, Michael, Maurice, Joseph, Joan, Eileen, Terrence, Desmond, Kathleen, John, Carmelita

d. 6/11/1987, St. John’s, NL

buried. Belvedere Cemetery, St. John’s, NL

 

Casimir Joseph Giovannini (Cass)

Son of Henry & Mary (Min) [Hartigan] Giovannini

b. 1/16/1906 Rencontre East

m  Margaret Todd from England (10/13/1900 - 2/27/2006) 5/7/1942

c. Anne Giovannini (6/14/1944 – 6/17/1944) and adopted son Bernard Joseph Giovannini

d. 3/11/1969 Rencontre East

buried. Rencontre East

 

 

Esther [James] Hartigan (Essen)

Wife of William and sister of Frances (Phon)

b. 6/1859 Trepassey, NL

m. William Hartigan 11/21/1888 Trepassey, NL

c. Mary, Johanna (Jose), Clayton, Jack, Raymond; adopted daughter Kitty Myrick (Mary and Jose not in picture

d. 6/5/1940 Curling, NL

buried Mount Cecilia Cemetery, Curling, NL

Ellen A. [Kinsella] Hartigan (Ellie)

Wife of Michael Hartigan

b. 3/1872 Belleoram, NF

m. Michael Hartigan (date?)

c. (9) Patrick J. (9/15/1897 – 9/25/1898 died of pneumonia - buried at Rencontre East), Celestine, Michael (1900-1908 drowned at Rencontre East), Rita, Caroline, Elizabeth (Lulu), Leroy, Mary, Eric

d.12/19/1934 Rencontre East

buried. Rencontre East

Kathleen Mary [Giovannini] Smith

Daughter of Harry & Mary (Min) [Hartigan] Giovannini 

b. 6/1907 Rencontre East

m. Stanislaus Finton (Stan) Smith (3/?/1904 – 4/22/1963) Harbour Breton, NF (brother of Alphonsus and William Smith)

c. Harry (Hank) and Ann

d. (dates) 1979/1980 Gloucester, MA.

Buried. Gloucester, MA

Alberto Giovannini

Son of Henry & Mary (Min) [Hartigan] Giovannini

b. 12/1909 Rencontre East

m. did not marry

d. 1/1/1986 Rencontre East

buried. Rencontre East

Leroy Augustine Hartigan (Lee)

Son of Michael & Ellen [Kinsella]

b. 9/2/1908 Rencontre East

m. Mary Evangeline Fogarty (Vangie) (4/29/1919 – 4/1997) from St. John’s NL- 11/18/1944 Halifax, NS

c. no children

d. 8/8/1967 West Palm Beach, FL

buried. West Palm Beach, FL

Eric Martin Hartigan

Son of Michael & Ellen [Kinsella]

b. 4/22/1912, Rencontre East

m. Mary Ann Anderson (4/4/1917- 10/21/1987) from Rencontre East 9/4/1943 Montreal, Quebec

c.   Eric, Edward, David, Susan, Michael

d. 7/12/1978, New Bedford, MA

buried. Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven, MA

 

Mary Hartigan – Sister Patricia

Daughter of Michael & Ellen [Kinsella]

b. 5/28/1910 Rencontre East

entered the Sisters of St. Martha in 1938, Antigonish, NS

d. 7/3/1995, St. Martha’s Convent, Antigonish, NS

buried.  St. Martha’s Convent, Antigonish, NS

Katherine [Myrick] Follett (Kitty)

Niece and adopted daughter of William & Esther [James]

Daughter of Michael & Katherine [James] Myrick

b. 12/1907, Cape Race, NL

m. Follett  (name and dates)

c. no children

d. 4/22/1996, Halifax, NS

Buried, Sackville Memorial Gardens, NS

Caroline (Carrie) Hartigan - Sister Mary Carmelita

Daughter of Michael & Ellen [Kinsella]

b. 9/10/1904, Rencontre East

entered Sisters of Mercy, St. John’s, NF on October 1, 1923 and admitted to Profession of vows on July 16, 1926

d. 10/15/1954 St. John’s, NF

buried.  Belvedere Cemetery, St. John’s, NF

Elizabeth Mary [Hartigan] Gough (Lulu)

Daughter of Michael & Ellen [Kinsella]

b. 8/16/1906, Rencontre East

m. David Joseph Gough of Salmonier, NF (1/1/1902 – 4/2/1978) 5/19/1942 Boston, MA

c. no children

d. 11/4/1991, New Bedford. MA

buried. Fort Myers Cemetery, FL

 

Camera shy day of photo:

 

Mary Ellen [Hartigan] Giovannini (Min)

Daughter of Patrick and Johanna [Power]

b. 3/25/1873, Rencontre East

m. Henry Michael Giovannini (Harry) 2/18/1903, Rencontre East

c. Casimir, Kathleen, Alberto

d. 4/18/1951, Rencontre East

buried, Rencontre East

 

 

 

Mary [Hartigan] Smith  (Min)

Daughter of William and Esther [James]

b. 5/1891, Rencontre East

m. Alphonsus Smith of Harbour Breton, NL (10/?/1890-4/22/1963) brother of William and Stan Smith (wedding date?)

c. Samuel, Sheila, Mary, Geraldine, William

d. 3/12/1969, Harbour Breton, NL

buried.  Harbour Breton, NL

 

Johanna [Hartigan] Smith (Jose)

Daughter of William and Esther [James]

b. 6/1893, Rencontre East

m. William Smith of Harbour Breton, NL (11/1896 – 1937 ?) (brother of Alphonsus and Stan Smith) (date?)

c. Kevin

d. (date?)1979/1980, Halifax, NS

buried. Sackville Memorial Gardens, NS