Here's a tidbit of newspaper info on matriarch of the Bridgeport Levertys, Ellen, who died in 1892.
* The first reference to her was listed under City Briefs. Mrs. Ellen F. Leverty, widow of the late John Leverty, died this morning of old age at her home, 50 Washington Ave.She was one of the city's oldest residents & leaves several children, among them being Alexander & James Leverty, Mrs. William Delaney & Mrs. P. J. Devitt.
*The second one was listed under Deaths-Leverty. In this city, August 21, 1892, Ellen, widow of the late John Leverty.Friends are invited to attend the funeral from her late residence, No. 50 Washington Ave, on Friday at 9 am & from St. Augustine's Church at 9 am with solemn high mass.
* The third one was also under City Briefs. A solemn high mass over the remains of Mrs. Ellen Leverty was celebrated at 9:30 o'clock this morning at St. Augustine's Church.Many friends attended the services.Six grandchildren of the deceased lady bore the casket containing the remains to the funeral coach.Interment took place at St. Michael's Cemetery in Stratford.