Sullivan, Florence

Florence Sullivan: He was a native of Clonleigh, Kilgarvan, County Kerry, and seems to have been born 19 December 1886. His parents were Florence, a farmer b. 1850, and Elizabeth (nee Lyne: b. 1852 or 1854) Sullivan. His parents had married in early 1882 at Kenmare. His known brothers and sisters were Eugene, b. 1882, Timothy, b. 1886, Alexander, b. 1891, Mary, b. 1894, and James, b. 1897. The family was Roman Catholic; in 1901 they lived at 13 Churchground in Kilgarvan, Kerry. He had come to the USA 4 May 1912 on the Baltic. He had applied for US citizenship 7 May in Massachusetts. He and his wife Julia were married in St. Francis de Sales Church rectory, Charlestown, 30 August 1914. Mr. Sullivan, aged 28, came to America three years before the sinking and became a motorman on the Boston Elevated Railway Company. He and his wife Julia had been living at 367 Main Street, Charlestown, Mass. They expected to visit relatives in County Kerry. He was 5’9”, had brown hair and blue eyes. The Cunard Line stated his point of origin was Boston, Massachusetts. He survived the sinking of the Lusitania along with his wife, Julia. 

Boston Daily Globe 9 May 1915

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