Prendergast

William PrendergastAge: 74 years18611936

Name
William Prendergast
Birth July 13, 1861 27 25
Birth of a brotherCornelius Sylvester “Neil” Prendergast
February 2, 1863 (Age 18 months)
Address: baptized at St. Columban church
Birth of a sisterEllen “Ella” Prendergast
December 12, 1864 (Age 3 years)
Address: baptized at St. Columban church, 1 Jan 1865
Note: Birth date given as Dec. 10, 1864 in death record on Ancestry.com.
Birth of a brotherDennis Joseph “Joseph” Prendergast
October 9, 1866 (Age 5 years)
Address: baptized at St. Columban, 10 Oct 1866.
Birth of a brotherMichael John Prendergast
May 10, 1868 (Age 6 years)
Address: baptized at St. Columban church, 31 May 1868.
Birth of a sisterMary (Minnie) Prendergast
September 9, 1870 (Age 9 years)
Note: appears in 1871 Census at 7 months of age; family recorded as Pendergrast, but all names and ages match.
Death of a maternal grandmotherJohanna Dalton
1872 (Age 10 years)

Death of a motherBridget Casey
1872 (Age 10 years)

Death of a paternal grandfatherJames Prendergast
May 1873 (Age 11 years)
Note: <ref> Source: Prendergast, Wm. K. M., Prendergast. The Family History and family Tree, publ. 1977.
Marriage of a parentJohn PrendergastMargaret Catharine FinnView this family
1875 (Age 13 years)

Birth of a half-sisterAnnie Prendergast
May 8, 1877 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a half-sisterMargaret Prendergast
1879 (Age 17 years)

Birth of a half-sisterKatherine Prendergast
March 9, 1882 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a half-sisterMary Josephine Prendergast
May 3, 1884 (Age 22 years)
Note: Source: "Ontario Births, 1869-1912," (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMDD-C9Z : 22 July 2019), Mary Jonphen Prendergast, 03 May 1884; citing Birth, Hibbert Township, Perth, Ontario, Canada.
Death of a half-sisterMary Josephine Prendergast
about 1884 (Age 22 years)
Note: What happened to this child? The parents are John and Margaret Prendergast, but she isn't in the family records or history anywhere.
Birth of a half-brotherLouis Godfrey Prendergast
January 13, 1886 (Age 24 years)
Note: Source: "Ontario Births, 1869-1912," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMQV-GBZ : 9 August 2017), John Prendergast in entry for Louis Prendergast, 13 Jan 1886; citing Birth, Tuckersmith, Huron, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Onta...
Education
Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Pedagogy
1888 (Age 26 years)
School or college: University of Toronto
Birth of a half-sisterLucy Camilla (Millie) Prendergast
April 7, 1888 (Age 26 years)
Census 1891 (Age 29 years) Age: 29
Note: age correct from home; age recorded as 23 in Seaforth, occupation School teacher. [It appears that he was counted twice.]
MarriageMargaret Theresa KilloranView this family
July 11, 1893 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#1
D'Arcy Jerome Prendergast
April 4, 1895 (Age 33 years)
Note: Source record: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939J-D69K-CK?i=689&cc=1784212
Birth of a son
#2
William Killoran Prendergast
June 17, 1897 (Age 35 years)
Note: Birth registration shows William James Killoran Prendergast: "Ontario Births, 1869-1912," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FM4M-JHC : 10 August 2017), William James Killoran Prendergast, 17 Jun 1897; citing Birth, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,906,131.
Occupation
Teacher, School Inspector

Employer: Elementary, then High School; first Separate School Inspector for Ontario
Occupation
Teachers' College instructor, then principal

Employer: Toronto Normal School 1908-1922; London Normal School 1922-1931
Residence 1897 (Age 35 years)
Address: 43 Howland Ave.
Note: appears on Bill Prendergast's birth registration: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939J-DZ8S-X?i=374&cc=1784212
Birth of a son
#3
Ralph Macaulay Prendergast
January 18, 1899 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Winnifred Regis “Freddie” Prendergast
July 1, 1901 (Age 39 years)
Note: gravestone, St. Peter's Cemetery, London, Ontario; date from WKP jr.'s records, probably from Wm. Prendergast.
Census 1901 (Age 39 years) Age: given as 38
Address: Ward 4
Note: Listed as Wm Prendergast; wife Margt -- all spellings abbreviated except RALPH.
Note: Age one year off. Birth year is definitely 1861.
Death of a fatherJohn Prendergast
November 10, 1920 (Age 59 years) Age: recorded as: 85 yrs 8 mos
Cause: 'apoplexy' i.e. stroke
Note: Huron county death record (1869-1838), gives birth year as 1835; see note about baptismal certificate, and Cornelius's birth date.
Burial of a fatherJohn Prendergast
November 12, 1920 (Age 59 years)
Marriage of a childD'Arcy Jerome PrendergastMargaret Patricia McDonnellView this family
June 15, 1926 (Age 64 years)
Address: Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
Note: from newspaper photo and announcement
Death of a sisterEllen “Ella” Prendergast
June 19, 1932 (Age 70 years) Age: 68
Note: Buried at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Worth, Cook co., Illinois
Number of children
5

Note: There was a baby girl, named Katherine Ellen, born Feb. 26, 1909, who did not survive. Both parents would have been in their forties at this time. This baby is never mentioned in any family history.
Note: Source: "Ontario Births, 1869-1912," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9H-FBM5 : 16 July 2017), Margaret T Killoran in entry for Katherine Ellen Prendergast, 26 Feb 1909; citing Birth, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,394,022.
Death May 18, 1936 (Age 74 years)
Burial May 19, 1936 (1 day after death)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: January 23, 1860
18 months
himself
5 years
younger brother
19 months
younger brother
-5 years
younger brother
22 months
younger sister
6 years
younger sister
Father’s family with Margaret Catharine Finn - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: 1875
2 years
half-sister
3 years
half-sister
3 years
half-sister
2 years
half-sister
Mary Josephine Prendergast
Birth: May 3, 1884 50 36Hibbert Twp., Perth Co., Ontario
Death: about 1884no record found
20 months
half-brother
Louis Godfrey Prendergast
Birth: January 13, 1886 51 38Tuckersmith, Ontario, Canada
Death: November 22, 1961Los Angeles, California, USA
2 years
half-sister
Family with Margaret Theresa Killoran - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: July 11, 1893St. James Roman Catholic Chruch, Seaforth, ON
21 months
son
2 years
son
19 months
son
2 years
daughter

Census

age correct from home; age recorded as 23 in Seaforth, occupation School teacher. [It appears that he was counted twice.]

Residence

appears on Bill Prendergast's birth registration: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939J-DZ8S-X?i=374&cc=1784212

Census

Listed as Wm Prendergast; wife Margt -- all spellings abbreviated except RALPH.

Census

Age one year off. Birth year is definitely 1861.

Number of children

There was a baby girl, named Katherine Ellen, born Feb. 26, 1909, who did not survive. Both parents would have been in their forties at this time. This baby is never mentioned in any family history.

Number of children

Source: "Ontario Births, 1869-1912," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9H-FBM5 : 16 July 2017), Margaret T Killoran in entry for Katherine Ellen Prendergast, 26 Feb 1909; citing Birth, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,394,022.

Note

Information Source: London Free Press, Tuesday, May 19, 1936. Lived at 375 Wortley Rd., London, ON