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John F Souza

Death Date : 8 Jul 1964

John F Souza

Hannah M Mahony

Death Date : 4 Jun 1976

Hannah M Mahony


United States


John F Souza was a son of John Souza and Maria Medeiros.
Hannah Mahony was a daughter of John Mahony and Mary Driscoll. She was a great grandaughter of John Wholey (Houly) and Kate Regan of Drimoleague.

Hannah Mahony sailed on the S.S. Baxonia from Queenstown (now called Cobh) on 30 June 1909.  Her sister Margaret was with her.  They were heading to Brooklyn, NY.

John F Souza (27), a chauffeur of 91 Gore St., Cambridge and Hannah M Mahony (26) of 36 Winchester Street married on 31 January 1923 in St. Aiden's Church, Brookline, Massachusetts.


John Philip Souza, 14 Mar 1924 - 18 Jan 1989 @ Dorchester

Dorothy Souza, 24 Aug 1926 - 24 Nov 1983 @ Worcester

Margaret Patricia Souza, 24 June 1930 - 9 Dec 1993 @ Burlington, MA

Richard Anthony Souza, 16 June 1932 - 2 Apr 2003 @ Westbrook, Maine

Joan T Souza, c 1934

Census 1930:

Name Hannah Sousa
Birth Year 1895
Gender Female
Race White
Age in 1930 35
Birthplace Ireland
Marital Status Married
Relation to Head of House Wife
Homemaker? Yes
Home in 1930 Boston, Suffolk, MA
Map of Home Boston,Suffolk,MA
Street Address Hamilton Street
Ward of City Fifteen
Block 8
House Number 101
Dwelling Number 136
Family Number 312
Age at First Marriage 27
Attended School No
Able to Read and Write Yes
Father's Birthplace Ireland
Mother's Birthplace Ireland
Language Spoken English
Immigration Year 1900
Naturalization Naturalized
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Household members  
Name Age
Hannah Sousa 35
John F Sousa 34
John F Sousa 6
Dorothy Sousa 3

Census 1950:

Name Hannah Souza
Age 56
Birth Date 1894
Gender Female
Race White
Birth Place Ireland
Marital Status Married
Relation to Head of House Wife
Residence Date 1950
Home in 1950 Boston, Suffolk, MA
Street Name Summer St.
House Number 8
Apartment Number 2nd Fl
Dwelling Number 52
Farm No
Acres No
Father Birth Place Ireland
Mother Birth Place Ireland
Citizenship Yes
Occupation Category Keeping House
Worked Last Week No
Seeking Work No
Employment Status No
School Completed S5
Grade Completed Yes
Weeks Worked 2
Income none
Other Income none
Supplemental Income none
Household members  
Name Age
John F Souza 56
Hannah Souza 56
John F Souza 26
Dorothy M Souza 23
Margaret P Souza 19
Joan T Souza 15

NOTE:  error in typed aged for Joan T;  in the handwritten form she is aged 15 (not 65)


Obituaries of children:

From The Boston Globe of Sunday 27 Nov 1983:

CONDON - Of Bellingham, November 24, Dorothy M. (Souza) Condon.  Beloved wife of Joseph C. Condon and mother of J. Christopher Condon USN of Bellingham, stationed at Great Lakes, IL, Patricia A. Gentile of Quincy, Barbara M. Condon of Charlestown and Dorothy C. Condon of Boston.  Sister of John P. Souza of Dorchester, Richard A. Souza of West Buxton, ME, Mrs Alan (M. Patricia) Hamel of Burlington and Mrs John (Joan T.) Driscoll of Norwood.


From The Boston Globe of Thursday 19 January 1989:

SOUZA - In Dorchester suddenly, Jan 18, John Philip.  Beloved husband of Eileen T. (Moran).  Loving father of John P. Souza Jr., of Ohio, Jane S. Cox of Lynnfield, Paul F. Souza, BFD, Virginia Souza, Rosemary H. Souza, Joseph W. Souza and Elizabeth A. Souza all of Dorchester. Brother of Patricia Hamel of Burlington, Joan Driscoll of Norwood, Richard Souza of West Buxton, ME and the late Dorothy Condon.  Survived by 6 grandchildren.  Interment in Bourne National Cemetery, Bourne, MA.


Margaret Patricia "Pat" Hamel died 9 Dec 1993:

HAMEL - of Burlington, December 9, Margaret Patricia "Pat", aged 63, after a lengthy battle with breast cancer.  Beloved wife of Alan F Hamel. Loving mother of Vicki Hamel of Newton, MA and Suzanne LaBombard of Towensend, MA.  Mother-in-law of Richard LaBombard.  Sister of Richard A. Souza of W. Buxton, ME and Joan T Driscoll of Norwood, MA. also the late John P. Souza and the late Dorothy M Condon.
Interment in Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Burlington.

From Portland Press Herald of Friday, 4 April 2003:

RIchard A Souza, 70
Westbrook - Richard A Souza, 70, of Cumberlans Street died on Wednesday at a Portland Hospital. He was born in Dorchester, Mass., a son of John F. and Hannah O'Mahoney Souza.
Richard served in the Coast Guard for 22 years and worked as a Merchant Marine for 20 years. Most recently he worked for the Maine Turnpike Authority.  Richard enjoyed being out at sea and doing carpentry.  He was a member of the E-78 Club, the Cutterman's Association and the Eagles Club.
He was predeceased by a brother, John P Souza of Dorchester, Mass., two sisters, Dorthothy Condon of Bellingham and Margaret Hamel of Burlington, Mass.
He is survived by his wife, June Cairns Souza of Westbrook; three sons, Richard of Sanford, James of Sanbournville, N.H. and Gregory of Westbrook; a daughter, Denise Murphy of Buxton; a step-son, Tod DeRoche of Westbrook; a stepdaughter, Susan J Haskell of Westbrook; a sister, Joan Driscoll of Norwood, Mass.; eight grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.



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