1870 Brooklyn Eagle liquor dealer list, Fay, L., VAN BRUNT "cor" Elizabeth
The 1886 map shows frame buildings on the west side of Van Brunt below Elizabeth, 446 and 448 Van Brunt.
Fay, Lawrence, liquors, cor Van Brunt n Elizabeth 1870 directory
Birth of Lawrence Fay circa 1848 Ireland
Marriage: Julia Fogerty 1870. See below.
Birth of Julia Fogerty circa 1847 Ireland
1870 Census: Fay, Lawrence, 22, ret liquor dealer $200 Ireland Ward 12
- John c 1872 ✟ died Feb 13, 1877*
- Thomas c 1876 ✟ died Feb 25, 1877*
- Elizabeth (Lillian) circa 1880.
Unmarried in 1930.
- Lawrence William c 1882
*Most likely from some infectious disease. Diphtheria was a common illness with 3,135 deaths
reported in the four years leading up to 1878 - with ward 12 having one of the highest death rates.
Unmarried in 1930.
✟Fay Lawrence 51 y Nov 25 1933 23241 Kings
1870 Marriage: Julia
11 Oct 1870
Witnesses &: Thos Fay,
Residence Year: 1872, 1873, 1874, 1876, 1877, 1879, 1881, 1882, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1888
Street Address: 448 Van Brunt
Residence Place: Brooklyn, New York
Publication Title: Brooklyn, New York, City Directory, 1872
1873 for sale - Cheap - a liquor store doing a good business situated at 448 Van brunt st next door to the shipping house good readon for selling
1873 September, for sale - a liquor store with three years lease, the first
house from the docks 448 Van Brunt.
1873 October, for sale - a liquor store doing a good business at 448 Van Brunt, next door
to shipping house, good reason for selling.
1875: 446 Van Brunt Lawrence Fay age 28, liquor dealer, Julia age 28 both born Ireland,
John Fay son age 2., three families, frame house $2,500.
Note: Kieran "Shay" was listed at 444.
✟1877 died February 13, Thomas Fay youngest son of Lawrence and Julia Fay age 1 year 5 months and 3 days.
✟1877 446 Van Brunt, died Fay, February 25, John, "only son" of Lawrence and Julia Fay age 4 years 2 months and 5 days.
⚑October 26, 1878 12th ward independent campaign was organized at 446 Van Brunt - Lawrence Fay Treasurer.
1878 443 Van Brunt.
⚑ In February 1878 Lawrence Fay was a collector for the mayors committee for Irish relief.
1878 446 Van Brunt Lawrence Fay treasure of the 12th Ward Independent Campaign Club.
⚑ August 1876 Lawrence Fay was vice president of the Lawrence
Garahan Workingmen's Association which was urging working men to organized for protection against
the oppression of the politicians and wealthy contractors.
⚑ 1877 Lawrence Fay was on a committee for the church of the Visitation picnic at Schuetzen Park.
1880 Census: Fay, Lawrence, 32, liquor saloon, born Ireland,
Julia age 38,
Elizabeth 8 months, William age 1
⚑1878 Lawrence Fay attended the St Stephens church annual picnic at Pope's park.
⚑ 1879 Lawrence Fay was a 12 ward delegate to the General committee along with, Michael
Collins and John Curran.
⚑ 1880 Lawrence Fay was treasure of the 12th Ward Hancock club organized at 446 Van Brunt.
⚑1880 Lawrence Fay was active in the 12th ward Irish Relief.
1880 Census: 446 Van Brunt, Lawrence Fay 32, liquor saloon, born Ireland,
Julia Fay 38, born Ireland,
Elizabeth Fay 8m, daughter,
William Fay 17, nephew, two other families in the building. Jane O'Hearn was keeping a boarding house at 448 Van Brunt.
⚑1881 Lawrence Fay of 448 Van Brunt was selected for a jury to hear the case the crash of the ship Cleopatra into the
dock on Conover street which resulted in the death of two people.
⚑1882 A jury of inquest into a rigging accident of the ship Cleopatra included:
Lawrence Fay 446 Van Brunt and Martin J Delaney 448 Van Brunt
⚑ 1884 Lawrence Fay was among the participants of the annual Visitation Church Picnic at Scheutzen Park.
✟1888 October 23, died Fay, on October 21, Lawrence Fay beloved husband of Julia Fay after
a long and painful illness funeral at his home 446 Van Brunt then a solemn high mass at
the church of the Visitation - burial Holy Cross Cemetery. He was member
of the Liquor Dealers Society. (Fay, Lawrence, 39 y , Oct 20, 1888,
14933 Kings )
1888/89: Julia Fay
446 Van Brunt
1892, Julia Fay
446 Van Brunt
Brooklyn, New York, City Directory, 1892
1892 census: Ward 12:
Julia Fay age 45, Ireland Hotel,
Lawrence Fay age 10 Elizabeth Fay age 12.
Fay, Julia widow Lawrence, boarding, h 127 Coffey
1897: Fay, Julia widow Lawrence, 391 Van brunt
1900: Brooklyn Ward 12, Kings, New York, 167 Dikeman Street,
Julia Fay 46, May 1854, widow, six children
two living, born Ireland, immigrated
Lillian* Fay 20, Vaseline worker,
Lawrence Fay 18, office clerk.
*A common Irish nickname for Elizabeth.
1902: Julia Fay
Brooklyn, New York
Brooklyn, New York, City Directory, 1902
FOR SALE - Workingman's Hotel, 446 Van Brunt
st Brooklyn; established in 1869; present owner
has been in business since 1890 and wants to retire; any
one wanting a good chance should call at once at the above address"
1905: Dikeman street,
Julia Fay 51
Lily Fay 25, bookkeeper,
Laurence Fay 23, clerk
Move to 1608 11th avenue near Prospect Park.
1910 Census: Brooklyn ward 22, Julia age 56, widow 6 children 2 living, no occupation,
Lillian age 29, bookkeeper office, Lawrence age 28 underwriter insurance.
1915: Wm. B. Ogden and Lawrence W. Fay 55 John Street, Insurance.
1918 Draft Registration for Lawrence Willliam Fay, 1608 11 Av. Brooklyn,
born December 9, 1881 - mother Julia Fay,
occupation insurance, employer, Ogden Fay 55 John St New York.
1920: Brooklyn District 12, 11th ave., Lawrence Fay 38, partner, insurance company,
Lillian Fay 39, sister,
Julia Fay 60, mother, widowed, immigrated 1861, naturalized 1871
1925: 11th ave.,
Julia A Fay 72, born Ireland, citizen by marriage,
Lawrence W Fay 41, fire insurance,
Lillian M Fay 39
Death of Julia Fay:
FAY on Dec. 17, 1927, Julia A
beloved mother of
Lawrence W. and Lillian M. Fay, at her residence,
1608 11th ave. Solemn requiem mass
on Tuesday, Dec. 20, at 9:30 A. M. at R. C.
Church of the Holy Name. Interment Holy Crosa Ceme-tery.
Julia A. Fay born in Ireland
and formerly a resident of the Old Twelfth Ward,
died yesterday at her home, 1608 Eleventh avenue.
She is survived by a son, Lawrence W and
a daughter, Lillian M, Fay.
FAY - Lawrence W. - Dalcassian Boat Club announces with exceeding regret
the sudden passing of brother member Lawrence W. Fay. Funeral services,
8:30 A. M., at his residence. 1608 11th Av.. Brook-lyn. BERNARD J. MARTIN. President.
In sad and loving remembrance of my beloved brother, LAWRENCE W. FAY, whom God called to his eternal rest Nov. 25, 1933.
LILLIAN M. FAY
1930: 1608 11th avenue
Lawrence W Fay 46 own $23,000, agent insurance,
Lillian M Fay 44, sister, none
1892 Patrolman Lawrence Fay, was robbed when his apartment was entered while he was out -
address 446 Van Brunt. Who was this?