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Collimore (Callimore/Collemore) Michael (c 1834 - 1889) Ireland, liquor, Luquer st. no number or other street, Warren and Hoyt, 89 and 396 Warren

1870 BE liquor dealers list MISCELLANEOUS

1866 Tax Record Collimore, Michael, 89 Warren, retail liquor

Michael Collimore was born in count Wexford Ireland circa 1834. He had one son James (mother unknown) circa 1867. Michael was a liguor dealer in Red Hook from at least 1866. Circa 1878 Michael married Julia Murphy born Ireland circa 1851. The had several children the first, John was born in 1878. The youngest, Leonetta was born in 1879. Michael Collimore died in 1889. Julia ran the business for several years. She died in 1915.

Birth of Michael Collimore: Ireland c 1834

Child: James circa 1865, wife unknown (per 1880 census)

Marriage 1878: Julia Murphy born Ireland c 1851


  1. Jno Collimore Birth Date: 17 Dec 1878 Baptism Date: 19 Dec 1878 Father: Michael Collimore Mother: Juilia Murphy God Parent: Walter Warren God Parent: Cath Murphy

  2. ✟Chas Collomore Birth Date: 7 Dec 1880 Baptism Date: 13 Dec 1880 Father: Michael Collomore Mother: Julia Murphy God Parent: Jas God Parent: A Murphy

    Death: Collimore Charles A - Apr 10 1882 4295 Kings

  3. M Collimore Birth Date: 3 Sep 1883 Baptism Date: 11 Sep 1883 Father: Michael Collimore Mother: Julia Murphy God Parent: Thos Dolan God Parent: M Kearns

  4. ✟Francis Collimore Birth Date: 19 Jun 1885 Baptism Date: 26 Jun 1885 Father: Michael Collimore Mother: Julia Murphy God Parent: Edw Doyle God Parent: M A Crowe

    Death: Collimore Francis 28 days Jul 16 1885 8558 Kings

  5. Leonetta c 1879

Collimore Michael, Hicks c Luqueer and "89 Warren" liquors 1866, 1870 directory.

1867 Michael Collimore, liquor dealer, was stabbed with a pocket knife at his liquor store at the corner of Warren and Hoyt after a confrontation with a drunken customer. The wounds were in the thigh and the abdomen. Collimore was listed as unmarried. He condition was critical.

In 1869 there was a property transfer southwesterly corner of Hoyt and Warren lot and building 25x100 $15,000 Gerald M Stevens to Michael Collimore.

1871 Collimore, Michael liquors Hicks and Luqueer

Michael Collemore Residence Year: 1876 Street Address: 692 Hicks Residence Place: Brooklyn, New York Occupation: Liquors Publication Title: Brooklyn, New York, City Directory, 1876

Michael Collemore Residence Year: 1876 Street Address: 692 Hicks and 396 Warren Residence Place: Brooklyn, New York Publication Title: Brooklyn, New York, City Directory, 1876 (692 Hicks was at Luquer).

1880 Census: Hoyt and Warren, Michael Collimore 45, liquors, Ireland, Julia Collimore 30, wife James Collimore 25, son* liquors, John Collimore 2, son

* He cannot be the son of Julia.

1888: Mr Collimore proposed to erect a new store front at 396 Warren street to cost $500.

Death 1889: CALLIMORE, Michael, 55y, 396 Warren st

COLLIMORE On Tuesday April 23 396 Warren st, t, Brooklyn, MICHAEL COLLIMORE, a native of County Wexford, Ireland. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from his late residence to St. Pauls Church, Court and Congress sts, at 9:30 o'clock, Friday thence to Holy Cross Cemetery, Flatbush.

Born in Wexford Ireland, age 55 he had been in Brooklyn for 30 years - well known figure in Irish church and society circles.

Probate: Julia Collimore petitioner Michael Collimore died 23 April, 1889 had a will - Julia Collimore address 396 Warren - widow - children: James J Collimore of NYC, John Edward who lived with his mother, Mary Loretta a daughter who resided with her mother, John and Mary Loretta minors, there is a notation that Michael Collimore made "his mark or cross" - Julia Collimore signed her name

1888/89: Julia Collimore, widow Michael 396 Warren Occupation: liquors City: Brooklyn State: NY

1892:Ward 10, Warren near Smith Street, Julia Collimore age 43, no occupation, John age 13, Leoretto age 8, (female)

1896 Julia Collimore, executrix for the estate of Michael Collimore, brought suit against the city of Brooklyn to recover water damage to 396 Warren street.

1899: 194 Hoyt street Julia Collimore widow Michael

1910: Julia Collimore F 55y Ireland, Loretto J Collimore F 24y New York

Death, Collimore, Julia, Collimore Julia 64 y Sep 6 1915 17288 Kings

COLLIMORE On September 6, 1915, at her residence, 194 Hoyt st, JULIA, widow of Michael Collimore, and mother of John E. and Loretto J. Collimore. Funeral will take place on Thursday, September 9, at 9 a.m.; thence to the Church of St. Paul, Court and Congress sts, where a solemn requiem mass will be offered for the repose of her soul. Interment Holy Cross

In 1905 John Collimore was living on 4th ave and was married to Agnes. They had two children Elizabeth 2 and John E 1. He was a clerk in a brewery

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