The life of Julia Crowley an Immigrant

Julia Crowley (1883 - 1959)

Julia Crowley was born April 11, 1893 in Cool Mountain, Dunmanway, County Cork, Ireland. She was the youngest child of David Crowley and Julia Vaughan O’Leary Crowley.  She is listed in the 1901 Census of Ireland living with her parents and brother.


Julia Crowley boarded the Teutonic in Queenstown, Ireland on October 02, 1902 and arrived in New York on October 09, 1902.  As per the ship’s manifest, she traveled with Mary Anne Riordan and their final destination was at Mary’s sister’s, Hanna Riordan’s home at 421 Spring Street, Elizabeth, NJ.

In the 1905 New Jersey State Census, she is living with her good friend Minnie Murphy. Minnie’s sister married Julia’s brother. They were close like kin.

1905 NJ Census
Minnie holding parasol and Julia with the flag


Patrick and Julia were married on November 27, 1907 at Sacred Heart Church in Elizabeth. 


They had seven children.  In birth order they were: Francis, Julia, Mary, David, Rita, Dorothy, and James.  They all resided in Union County, New Jersey and are all buried in St. Gertrude’s Roman Catholic Cemetery in Colonia, NJ.

Patrick & Julia were married for 51 years when Julia died on June 4, 1959.  Patrick died a few years later in 1962. They are buried with many of their children at Saint Gertrude’s Cemetery in Colonia, New Jersey.


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