Edmund Patrick Harvey Sr.
- Born: 21 Dec 1883, Ballycastle Poor Union, Glenariff, County Antrim, Ireland
- Marriage: Rose McDonald circa 1918 in Manhattan, New York, NY
- Died: After 25 Apr 1942, New York, Bronx Co., NY
Edmund Harvey is listed as an 18 year old servant in the household of Alexander McDonnel in the 1901 Irish Census for County Antrim, Kilmore Townland, Red Bay Electoral Division, Ballycastle Poor Union, Lower Glenarm Barony.
Ellis Island Records:
Edmund Harvey 23Nov 11, 1906AntrimCaledonia friend Pat McDade in Greenpoint
(destination 33 Oakland Ave., Greenpoint, N.Y., home of Pat McDade)
Edmund is 6' 0" in height with fair complexion, fair hair, and blue eyes.
The 1910 Federal Census for New York City, 22 Ward, Manhattan Boro, District 1344 records an Edmund Harvey, employed as a laborer on a railroad, boarder, 23 years old arriving in New York in 1909 and living at 458 West 49th Street. It is of interest that another Edmund Harvey, 24, and arriving in New York in 1906 lives at the same residence. That census taken on April 23, 1910 records the following household: James O'Conner (35-head of household), Mary O'Connor (31-wife), Thomas (1 8/12-son), Edmund Harvey (24 - brother-in-law), Edmund Harvey (22 - cousin). James and Mary have been married 2 1/2 years. All adults were born in Ireland and immigrated in 1903, 1906, 1906, and 1909 respectively.
See general notes on his sister, Mary Harvey, where Edmund (Edward) is living with her as recorded in the 1915 New York Census.
The 1920 Federal Census, New York, New York, Manhattan, ED 968 (W. 188th St) records Edmund Harvey, head, 35, Ireland, immigrated 1905, naturalized 1914 with his wife Rose, 27, Ireland, immigrated 1910, ???? and daughter Mary (8/12).
The 1930 Federal Census for Manhattan, New York, New York, District 876, page 251A, dated April 5, 1930 records Edmund Harvey (45 - N. Ireland), working as a Chauffer for a Trucking Co., with his wife, Rose (41- Irish Free State), and children Mary (10 - NY), Rose (9 - NY), Edmund (7 - NY), John (4 7/12 - NY), Robert (3 4/12 - NY), Ellen (1 7/12 - NY). Edmund states he immigrated 1906 while Rose indicates she immigrated in 1911. Edmund and Rose were married in 1918 and are living at 527 West 133rd St.
The WWII Draft Registration Card (for men born on or after April 28, 1877 and on or before February 16, 1897) for Edmund Harvey dated April 25, 1942 lists his date of birth as December 21, 1883 in Co. Antrim, Ireland. The person who will always know his address is Mary C. Harvey, at 3415 Corlear Ave., NY, BX, NY. He is working for Consolidated Telegraph & Electric Subway Company and living at 3415 Corlear Ave., NY, BX, NY. His physical description is 6', 200 lbs with blue eyes, gray hair and light complexion.
Edmund P Harvey's grand son, Brian Francis Harvey, gave Edmund's middle name of Patrick to this researcher in a letter dated Oct 2, 2012.
Edmund married Rose McDonald, daughter of Martin McDonald and Mary Lee, circa 1918 in Manhattan, New York, NY. (Rose McDonald was born circa 1888 in Carrowlustia, Calry, Sligo, Ireland and died after 1930 in Manhattan, New York, New York.)