Daniel O'Connell Tracy (1844 Liverpool - 1926 St. Louis Missouri) whose family came from Mayo



Daniel O'Connell Tracy born March 10, 1844 Liverpool, England died March 29, 1926 St. Louis Missouri

Son of James M Tracy and Esther Hamilton [Kelly?]

Husband of Caroline R Kernan

Father of Joseph Tracy; Daniel O'Connell Tracy, Jr. and Esther Tracy




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TRACY, Daniel O'Connell, lawyer; born, Liverpool, England, Mar. 10, 1844; son of James M. (native of Ireland) and Esther (Hamilton) Tracy; came to United States when eight years of age; educated in Benton (public) School, St. Louis, and public schools of New Orleans, La., aud part of post-graduate course at St. Louis University; married, St. Louis, Aug. 5, 1869, Caroline K. Kernan; children: Esther (now Mrs. H. D. Risdon), Joseph F. and Daniel J. Admitted to bar at St. Louis, May 19, 1877; city attorney of St. Louis, 1877-88; city register, 1885-89; appointed, June 16, 1902, judge Second District Police Court, to serve unexpired term of Judge Wizlezness, resigned; judge First District Police Court, February, 1903-1911, resumed practice of law. Served in militia in states of California and Missouri for ten years. Member St. Louis Law Library Association. Democrat. Catholic. Member Knights of Father Mathew, Knights of Columbus. Favorite recreation: baseball. Office: 524 Granite Bldg. Residence: 4413 Delmar Axe

Albert Nelson Marquis. The book of St. Louisans; a biographical dictionary of leading living men of the city of St. Louis and vicinity. 1912


1911 The American Catholic who's who.  

TRACY, D. O'C.: Jurist; b. March 10, 1844, in Liverpool, England; came to the United States when eight years old; ed. in public schools of New Orleans, La., and St. Louis, Mo., taking post-graduate course at St. Louis University; m. in 1869; admitted to the bar in 1877. City Attorney of St. Louis, 1877-79; City Register, 1885-89; Judge of Police Court from 1903 to date. Address: 5922 Plymouth St., St. Louis, Mo.  




James Tracy, French Polisher, This Parish married Esther Kelly - Minor, Spinster, This Parish. 14 Feb 1836 St Peter, Liverpool, Lancs. Witness: Francis Hamilton; Archibald Kelly. Notes: With consent of Sarah Kelly, Widow Mother of the said Esther Kelly

1841 Census - Thomas Street, Liverpool, Lancashire, England

James Tracy                             M         35-39   Ireland, French Polisher

Esther Tracy                            F          25-29   Ireland

Js Tracy                                   M         4          Lancashire

Archibd/Archist Tracy            M         3          Lancashire

William Tracy              M         1          Lancashire


1851 Census - Temple Lane, Liverpool, Lancashire,

Sarah Kelly                 Widow            F          85        Mayo Ireland, Lodging House Keeper

Ferdinand Kelly          Son                  M         60        Mayo Ireland, Extra Porter

Ellen Kelly                  Wife                F          52        Ireland

Daniel Tracey Grand Son       M         7          Liverpool, Lancashire

John Kelly                   Visitor             M         54        Ireland

James Coin                  Lodger            M         63        Ireland

Mary Coin                   Daughter         F          24        Ireland

William Dugdale         Lodger            M         55        Liverpool, Lancashire

Mary Ann Dugdale     Wife                F          40        Liverpool, Lancashire

John Brennan Visitor             M         21        Ireland

Barbara Brennan         Visitor             F          17        Ireland


1851 Census - Liverpool, Lancashire, England

Archibald Tracey, 12, scholar, pauper Liverpool Workhouse

William Tracey, 11, scholar, pauper Liverpool Workhouse


1860 Census - 7th Ward St Louis City, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Hester Tracey F          40        England

Archobald Tracey       M         22        England

Wm Tracey                  M         20        England

Danl Tracey                 M         16        England

Ann J Tracey   F          12        England

Thomas Tracey            M         9          England


1867 Directory San Francisco

Archibald Tracy, painter, dwl Page nr Market

30 December 1867 Sacramento Daily Union

Passengers for California...New York..December 1, for Nicaragua..Archibald Tracy...

11 January 1868 Sacramento Daily Union

Passengers for California...New York..December 16, for Panama...Archibald Tracy...

26 Sep 1868 Voter Registration California

Archibald Kelhey Tracy, 30 years, b. 1838 England, Sac b Mont & Sans 3, San Francisco, California, United States

1869 Directory San Francisco

Archibald Tracy, house and sign painter, 267 Minna

San Francisco Morning Call Newspaper

Tracy, Archibald ... died in 1873 ... age 34 ... 1873D-3742

Archibald Tracey died Jan. 7, 1873 buried Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, San Mateo County, California


1870 census - Missouri, United States

Daniel J Tracy             M         26        England

Carrie Tracy                F          23        Missouri


1880 Census - St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Danl O Tracy Self                  M         36        England, father & mother born England, Lawyer

Caroline Tracy             Wife                F          32        Missouri, United States

Esther Tracy                Daughter         F          9          Missouri, United States

Joseph Tracy               Son                  M         7          Missouri, United States

Blanche Tracy             Daughter         F          5          Missouri, United States

Danl O Tracy Son                  M         2          Missouri, United States

1880 Census - St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

A C Daniel Tracy        Self      M         36        England father & mother born Ireland, Lawyer

Caroline R Tracy         Wife    F          33        Missouri, United States

Esther Tracy                Daughter         F          10        Missouri, United States

Joseph Tracy               Son                  M         8          Missouri, United States

Blanche Tracy             Daughter         F          6          Missouri, United States

Daniel Tracy                Son                  M         2          Missouri, United States

W F Tracy                   Brother            M         41        England


March 28, 1885 The Dallas daily herald

St. Louis, March 27 - The city Democratic convention met again...Register - Daniel O'Connor Tracy...


4 March 1895 San Francisco Call

Allen — In Oakland, March 3, 1895, Esther Hamilton, dearly beloved mother of Daniel O'Connell Tracy, William T. Tracy, Mrs. Joseph Dougherty and Thomas Joseph Allen, a native of County Mayo, Ireland, aged 77 years 7 months and 7 days. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully Invited to attend the funeral tomorrow (Tuesday), at 9:30 o'clock a.m. from her late residence, 1410 Fifteenth street, thence to St. Patrick's Church, West Oakland, a solemn high mass will be celebrated for the repose of her soul, commencing at 10 o'clock a. m. Interment Mount Calvary Cemetery, via the 11 o'clock boat from Oakland.


1900 Census - Precinct 15 St. Louis city Ward 25, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Daniel C O Tracy        Head               M         56        England, Marriage Year 1868, Immigration Year 1853, Father & Mother b. Ireland

Caroline R Tracy         Wife                F          53        Missouri

Ether T Risdon            Daughter         F          30        Missouri

Herbert D Risdon       Son-in-law       M         29        Kansas

Joseph F Tracy            Son                  M         28        Missouri

Daniel F Tracy            Son                  M         22        Missouri


January 12, 1905 The St. Louis Republic (St. Louis, Mo.)

Clerk In Father's Court.

Daniel J. Tracy to Be Deputy at First District.

The appointment of Daniel J Tracy to the vacancy caused by the resignation of Harry O. Whelan In the deputy clerkship of the First District Police Court, was confirmed yesterday bv Mayor Wells. The appointment was made on the recommendation of O J. Macauly, clerk of the court.

Mr Tracy becomes an official of the court over which his father. Judge Daniel O'C Tracy, presides. The salary of the office Is $1,000? annually, and the term of office is four years.


The above is a likeness of Daniel O'Connell Tracy, now a sedate jurist of St. Louis who, away back in the sixties was a member of the famous Empire Baseball Club of St. Louis. Although an old man Tracy never misses a game at St. Louis Major league parks.

Alfred Henry Spink (1910) The National Game: A History of Baseball.


1910 Census - St Louis Ward 28, St Louis (Independent City), Missouri, United States

Daniel O Tracy            Head               M         66        England, Immigration Year 1855, Father & Mother b. Ireland

Caroline Tracy             Wife                F          63        Missouri

Daniel J Tracy             Son                  M         31        Missouri

Herbert Risdon           Boarder           M         39        Kansas

Esther Risdon             Boarder           F          39        Missouri

1910 Census -             St Louis Ward 28, St Louis (Independent City), Missouri, United States

John A Caughlin         Head               M         59        Ireland

Johanna Caughlin        Wife                F          58        Ireland

Katherine C Tracy       Daughter         F          30        Missouri

Joseph F Tracy            Son-in-law       M         38        Missouri

Daniel O Tracy            Grandson        M         1          Missouri

Elizabeth Combs         Servant            F          23        Missouri


1920 Census - Louisville Ward 3, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

Herbert D Resdon       Head               M         48        Kansas

Esther T Resdon         Wife                F          49        Missouri

Daniel C Tracy            Father-in-law   M         75        England

Caroline R Tracy         Mother-in-law             F          72        Missouri

1920 Census - St Louis Ward 28, St Louis (Independent City), Missouri, United States

John Coughlin             Head   M         66        Ireland

Joseph F Tracy            Son-in-law       M         47        Missouri

Catherine C Tracy       Daughter         F          40        Missouri

Daniel O'C Tracy        Grandson        M         11        Missouri

John C Tracy   Grandson        M         8          Missouri

Joseph F Tracy Jr.       Grandson        M         7          Missouri

J Franklin Tracy          Grandson        M         3          Missouri

Catherine E Tracy       Granddaughter            F          1          Missouri

Mary E Bailey             Servant            F          37        Ohio

1920 Census -             Indianapolis Ward 3, Marion, Indiana, United States

Daniel J Tracy             Head   M         41        Missouri

Bertha Tracy   Wife    F          33        Indiana


1930 Census - St Louis (Districts 1-250), St. Louis (Independent City), Missouri, United States

Daniel J Tracy             Head               M         51        Missouri

Bertha Tracy               Wife                F          42        Indiana

Carol Tracy                 Mother            F          82        Missouri

Mary Kernan               Cousin             F          65        Missouri


1940 Census - Ward 26, St. Louis, St. Louis City, St. Louis City, Missouri, United States

Daniel Jos Tracey        Head               M         62        Missouri

Bertha M Tracey         Wife                F          53        Indiana

Caroline K Tracey       Mother            F          93        Missouri


Helen Constant Tracy, 21, b. 17 Aug 1922 Boston Suffolk Massachusetts, switchboard operator, lives Chicago Illinois, single (d. of Daniel O'Connell Tracy, b. St Louis Mo, deceased & Laura Elizabeth Constant of Chicago Illinois, b. St Louis Missouri, executive) Robert Stanley Macdole, 23, b. 11 May 1920 Chicago Cook Illinois, Soldier US Army, lives Baer Field Fort Wayne, single (s. of Stanley Makepeace Macdole of Chicago Ill, b. Auroa Ill, packing salesman  & Lillian Florence Mcclay of Chicago Illinois, b. Canada, housewife) 3 May 1943 Allen, Indiana, United States [signed]


Daniel O Tracy (1919-1995)

Koshkonong Cemetery

Fort Atkinson

Jefferson County

Wisconsin, USA


Son of Daniel O'Connell Tracy & Laura Constant Tracy, grandson of John G. and Mary A. (Cronin-Walsh) Tracy and part of my family.
- cindy summerville  Added: Sep. 15, 2013


January 15, 1961 The Baltimore Sun

Miss Frances McKee Price, of Cumberland, and Ens. Daniel O'Connell Tracy, .Jr., are engaged to be wed.

Miss Price Engaged Mr. and Mrs. Holland McKee Price, of Cumberland, formerly of Hagerstown, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Miss Frances McKee Price, to Ens. Daniel O'Connell Tracy, Jr.,  son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel O'Connell Tracy, of John street.

A graduate of Stuart Hall in Staunton, Va., Miss Price, attended Goucher College. She is a granddaughter of Mrs. Alice Blackford Hutzelle, of Hagerstown, and the late Mr. Frank Leslie Hutzelle, and of Mr. and Mrs. James Holland Price, of Shepherdstown, W.Va. Ensign Tracy graduated from Boys' Latin School and the Johns Hopkins University, where he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. He received his commission from the Officers' Candidate School ia Newport, R.I. His grandparents are Mrs. Joseph Franklin Tracy, of Cleveland, formerly of St Louis, and the late Mr Tracy.


Lt. Daniel O'Connell Jr. Tracy, 24, b. 19 Sept 1937 St Louis Mo, US Navy, of 1307 John St Baltimore Md, single (s. of Daniel O'Connell Tracy of Balt Md, salesman, b. St Louis Mo & Mary Virginia Corrigan of Balt Md, society editor, b. Baltimore Md) married Frances Mckee Price, 20, b. 21 Feb 1941 Hogerstown Md, Asst society editor, of 465 R Potouse St Hogestown Md, single (d. of Holland Mckee Price of Cumberland Rd, conystroller, b. Shephardstown WV & Elizabeth Hutzelle of Cumberland rd, housewife, b. Shaefesburg Md) on the 28 Oct 1961 Old St Joseph's Ch Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States [signed]


January 03, 1992

Daniel O'C. Tracy

Executive assistant

A memorial Mass for Daniel O'Connell Tracy, a retired executive assistant who did volunteer work in the Baltimore area, will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow at SS. Philip and James Roman Catholic Church, 2801 N. Charles St.

Mr. Tracy, who was 83 and lived in the Wyman Park Apartments, died of cancer Dec. 27 at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center.

He had done volunteer work at senior centers, including the Waxter Center and Union Memorial Hospital.

Before he retired and moved here from Robesonia, Pa., about 15 years ago, he was assistant to the president of Caron Spinning Co., a thread company with which he had been associated since the late 1940s.

During World War II, he was a Red Cross field director at Fort Sill, Okla., before serving in the U.S. Navy.

A native of St. Louis, he graduated from Washington University there in 1931.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, the former Mary Virginia Corrigan; two sons, Daniel O'Connell Tracy Jr. of Baltimore and George P. Tracy of Centreville, Va.; two daughters, Mary Burch Ford of Milton, Mass., and Virginia R. Perkins of Fort Smith, Ark.; a brother, Joseph F. Tracy of Richmond, Va.; two sisters, Betty T. Parker of Indian Harbor Beach, Fla., and Peggy T. deVlaming of Buena Park, Calif.; and 11 grandchildren.

The family suggested memorial contributions to the Caron Foundation, which operates an alcoholism rehabilitation center in Wernersville, Pa.



13 June 1902 The St. Louis Republic

10 August 1902 The St. Louis Republic


Last update: 13 February 2018