Thomas Joseph Hoey

Born: 24 April 1888 in Jersey City, Hudson Co., New Jersey

Died: October 1969 in Jersey City, NJ

Father: Unknown
Mother: Jane E. nee unknown

Submitted by: Arthur Hoey and Joan Whetham and Arthur Bannon


24 April 1888: Thomas Joseph Hoey born in Jersey City, New Jersey to unknown father and Jane E. nee unknown.

1888-1890: Thomas Hoey's father dies. His mother Jane E. nee unknown marries John Doran.

1900 Federal Census: 27 Prescott Street, District 130, Jersey City Ward 8, Hudson Co., New Jersey 
John W. Doran, head, May 1852, 48, b England, immigrated 1884, naturalized, house carpenter
Jane E. Doran, wife, June 1862, 37, b Ireland, immigrated 1881, 3 children with 3 surviving
Thomas Doran [sic] (born Hoey), step-son, April 1888, 12, b New Jersey, at school
James Doran, son, Nov 1890, 9, b New Jersey, at school
John W. Doran, son, Dec 1892, 7, b New Jersey, at school

1910 Federal Census: 27 Prescott Street, District 150, Jersey City Ward 8, Hudson Co., New Jersey 
John Doran, head, 58, b England, immigrated 1885, naturalized, 1st marriage, none
Jane E. Doran, b Ireland, immigrated 1881, 2nd marriage, none
Thomas Hoey, step-son, 22, b New Jersey, house carpenter
James Doran, son, 20, b New Jersey, driver for express
John W. Doran, son, 28, b New Jersey, apprentice machinist

About 1916: Married Anna L. Bannon (daughter of John Bannon (d 10 Feb 1915) and Catherine Hayes (d 10 Jan 1924)

5 June 1917: Registered for the WWI draft. Living at 46 Randolph Street, Jersey City, NJ. Operates his own lunch wagon at 625 Grand Street, Jersey City, New Jersey. Married with wife and five month old child. Disabled by loss of four fingers and one joint on left hand.

1918: Daughter Catherine Hoey born. She later marries James Leonard Gormley and have a son James Gormley.

1919: Son Thomas Hoey born. He later marries Evelyn Bannon and they have one child Barbara Hoey.

1920 Census: 50 Prescott Street, District 201, Jersey City, Hudson Co., New Jersey 
Thomas Hoey, head, 30, b New Jersey,  Owner Lunch Wagon
Anna Hoey, wife, 27, n New Jersey
Catherine Hoey, daughter, 2-11/12, b New Jersey
Thomas Hoey, Jr., son, 1-7/12, b New Jersey
Patrick Reaney, brother in law, 26, b Ireland, oil stiller standard oil
Mary Reaney, sister in law, 25, b New Jersey

About 1921: Daughter Jane Hoey born. She later marries James O'Connor and have two children, Thomas and Theresa O'Connor.

About 1923: Son George Hoey born. He later marries Jane Skinner and they have five children, Susan, Thomas, Michael, Jennifer, and Jacqueline.

1922-1923 Jersey City Directory: Occupation-Restaurant at 625 Grand r 50 Prescott

1930 Federal Census: 50 Prescott Street, District 110, Jersey City, Hudson Co., New Jersey Note: Indexed as Haly
Thomas Hoey, head, 40, b New Jersey, cook on own lunch wagon
Anna Hoey, wife, 38, b New Jersey
Catherine Hoey, daughter, 13, b New Jersey
Thomas Hoey, son, 11, b New Jersey
John Hoey, son, 11, b New Jersey
Jane Hoey, daughter, 6, b New Jersey

1931: Son Thomas Hoey dies. Buried at Holy Name Cemetery in Jersey City, NJ.

1943 Jersey City Directory: Miss Jane Hoey, r 50 Prescott, BErgn 3-2347

10 September 1969: Thomas J. Hoey buried at Holy Name Cemetery in Jersey City, NJ in plot B 239 East at age of 81. Buried in the same plot are son Thomas and wife Anna. Plot also contains family name of Bannon. Headstone with surname Bannon. The Bannon plot was owned by Thomas' in-laws.

1981: Wife Anna L. Hoey dies. Buried at Holy Name Cemetery in Jersey City, NJ.

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