June 14, 1923 Big Timber Pioneer
June 13, 1923 The Prospector,
John J Tracy was born in May 1868 Kilruane, Cloughjordan Parish, Co. Tipperary, the eldest son of John Tracey & Anne Costello. His father worked as a carpenter on the Beechwood estate. After the death of his mother, his father emigrated to New York in 1879/1880 with his six children.
The Rev. Dr. Tracy has had a remarkable career as an educator. After his graduation from Manhattan College, New York, and from Harvard university, he spent two years in France, where he was professor of English at the College of St. Etienne, Savoy. For 15 years he was principal of the Cathedral high school, Providence, R. I., while Arch bishop Dowling of St. Paul was pastor of the parish. He was also vice president of Manhattan college, New York, and inspector of schools of that district. Feeling himself called to the priesthood, and at the same time wishing to continue his educational work, he applied to Bishop Carroll of Helena, who was at that time just building his college. Having finished his theological studies at St. John's university, Minnesota, and at Mt. St. Charles college, he was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Carroll in the college chapel, June 18, 1914. His rise in his chosen work was rapid. In June. 1917, he was appointed vice president of the college and supervisor of teaching and of studies. In 1918, he was appointed diocesan superintendent of schools and was elected president of the Catholic Educational association of the diocese. In May 1919 he was initiated into the Fourth Degree of the Knights of Columbus. In August 1919, he was promoted to the Presidency of Mount St. Charles. In February 1921, he was appointed Superintendent of Schools of the Diocese of Helena.
He died 6 Jun 1923 13 miles SW of Helena Montana in an automobile accident.
June 01, 1919 The Prospector,
August 25, 1919 Great Falls Daily Tribune
August 26, 1919 Great Falls Daily Tribune
March 01, 1921 The Prospector
June 13, 1923 The Prospector
June 14, 1923 Big Timber Pioneer
John Tracey, of Beechwood, married Anne Castello of Curravolla [Corravally Ardcrony] Wit: Cornelius Cleary of Carrickaneagh [Kilruane] & Margaret Ryan of Dernaslyn [Derrynasling Ardcrony] 12 Feb 1866 Cloughjordan Parish.
John Trassey/Tracey & Anne Costello
Bridget Trassey b. 17 Mar 1867 of Kyle Sp. Jas Trassey & Bridget Trassey of Kyle Cloughjordan Parish (16 Mar 1867 LDS)
John Tracey b. 12 May 1868 of Kilruane Sp Brian Tracey & Anne Tracey Cloughjordan Parish (LDS)
Martin Trassy b. 18 Jul 1869 of Corbally [Corravally Ardcrony] Sp Michael Costello & mother Cloughjordan Parish (2 August 1869 LDS)
Michael Faccy b. 17 Nov 1870 of Beechwoor Sp. Dan Tracey & Cony? Tracey Cloughjordan Parish (note: v. [vide=see] 18 Jul 1869)
Bernard Tracey b. 15 Aug 1872 of Beechamid? Sp. John Costello & Margaret Costello. Cloughjordan Parish (John b. (15 September 1872 LDS)
William Treacey b. 15 June 1874 of Beechwood [Kilruane in Tithes] Sp. Martin Costello & Hanora Costello of Ardchroney. Cloughjordan Parish (14 June 1874 (LDS)
14 June 1879 (NG) Nenagh Petty Sessions
The case of Sir Charles C. Osbourne, Bart, against John Tracey, carpenter, of Beechwood Estate. Had been employed at 18s. a week, with the house and previously two acres. Declined to work any longer and promised to give up possession in April but still refused in May. In 1869, he gave up the land to Sir William but was left in the house until he could pay rent for the land. Said he was a tenant to Sir Charles but paid neither rent, cess or poor-rate. Magistrates ordered possession.
1880 Census - Syracuse, Onondaga, New York
John Tracy Self M 42 Ireland, carpenter, widower
Bridget Tracy Dau F 13 Ireland
John Tracy Son M 12 Ireland
Martin Tracy Son M 10 Ireland
Michael Tracy Son M 8 Ireland
Bernard Tracy Son M 7 Ireland
William Tracy Son M 6 Ireland
1910 Census - [De La Salle Institute] 46, 48 & 50 Second Street Manhattan New York
John J Tracy, Head M 43 Ireland, single, emigrated 1876, Na, teacher private school
1911 The Catholic Educational Review
John J. Tracy, Clason Point Military Academy, West Chester, New York City.
Rev J J Tracy [PhD], of 416 Erving, single, died 6 Jun 1923 13 miles SW of Helena Montana, auto accident, 55 years, Catholic priest Clergyman, b. 6 May 1868 Nenagh ireland (s. of John Tracy & Anna Costello)
Bernard Tracy (1872-)
1895 Census - Buchanan, Iowa
Fred S White M 36 NY
Emma B White F 27 NY
Nicholas Rider M 38 Germany
1900 Census - Perry Township Jesup town, Buchanan, Iowa
Fred S White Head M 43 b. Feb 1857 New York, farm labourer
Emma White Wife F 33 b. Mar 1867 New York, 11 years married, no children, father & mother born Ireland [Bridget?]
Bernard Tracy Brother-in-law M 28 b. Aug 1872 New York, farm labourer, father & mother born Ireland
Bernard Tracy, 28 or 29, b. 1872-3 Syracuse, N. Y. (s. of John Tracy & Anna Costello) married Sadie Moffet, 22, b. 1879 Independence Ia. (d. of Thomas Moffet & Bredget Dougherty) 14 Feb 1901 Independence Buchanan Iowa
1920 Census - Newark Ward 7, Essex, New Jersey
Bernard Tracy Head M 44 New York, father & mother born Ireland, married, bridgeworker construction Co
Emma White Sister F 52 New York, widow
Martin P. Tracey (1869-1940)
Martin P. Tracey, 30, lives Philadephia Pa, engineer, b. 1870 (s. of John Tracey & Anna Tracey) married Hannah J. Haag, 28, lives Declais Clearfield Co Pa b. 1872 (d. Martin Haag & Bridget Haag) 6 Jun 1900 Holy Trinity Parsonage Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
1900 Census - Logan Township Petersburg borough, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
Martin Tracey Boarder M 31 b. Jul 1869 Ireland, married 1 year, emigrated 1879, Na, Engineer S Shovel?
1910 Census - Nashwauk, Itasca, Minnesota
Martin Tracy Head M 40 Ireland, emigrated 1880, Na, engineer, steam shovel?
Hannah Tracy Wife F 27 Pennsylvania, married 10? years, no children
Elva Henry Lodger F 20 Pennsylvania
Floyd Henry Lodger M 17 Pennsylvania
Martin Henry Lodger M 11 Pennsylvania
The Annual Report, Inspector of Mines, Itasca County, Minnesota
April 9th 1919. Steam Shovel Engineer. at 9 o'clock p.m., Martin Tracey, American, age 50 years. Nature of injury, cut in lower lip, knocked out two teeth and loosened others, Piece from air hammer which injured was using flew back and struck him in the face.
1920 Census- Nashwauk, Itasca, Minnesota
Martin Tracey Head M 50 Ireland, shovel engineer Iron Mine
Hannah Tracey Wife F 47 Pennsylvania, parents b. Germany
Leonard Manley Lodger M 26 Minnesota
Alof Swanson Lodger M 32 Sweden
Achille J Lemire Lodger M 23 Minnesota
1930 Census - Greenway, Itasca, Minnesota
Joseph K Young Head M 39 Michigan
Nina F Young Wife F 36 Michigan
Harry E Dwyer Roomer M 26 Minnesota
Martin P Tracey Roomer M 60 Irish Free State, emigrated 1880, Na, Shop Foreman, Iron mine,
Martin P. Tracy died 19 Jan 1940 Marble, Itasca, Minnesota, Spouse Hannah Jane, age 70, b. 1870 (the s. of John Tracy & Bridget Costello)
Last update: 16 February 2017