Prince Street Stories

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Irish American Weekly 30 April 1859


Ellen Sayers, a native of Ireland, lived and worked at 50 Prince Street where she ran her bookstore the help of her 20 year old son, Henry, and 16 year old daughter Mary A., both of whom had been born in New York.[1]

Dr. Henry C. O’Connor, on the other hand, commuted to his office at 98 Prince Street from Morrisania in the Bronx, where he and his wife, Charlotte (both Irish-born), were raising their two young children.[2]


Irish American Weekly, 6 January 1850.



[1] Year: 1860; Census Place: New York Ward 14 District 3, New York, New York; Roll: M653_804; Page: 640; Image: 648; Family History Library Film: 803804

[2] Year: 1860; Census Place: Morrisania, Westchester, New York; Roll: M653_878; Page: 123; Image: 149; Family History Library Film: 803878


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