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James Patrick “Patrick” HartneyAge: 45 years18711916

James Patrick “Patrick” Hartney
Given names
James Patrick
Birth February 13, 1871 23 22
DivorceDella Mae ShasteenView this family

Birth of a brotherSimon Hartney
about 1873 (Age 22 months)
Birth of a brotherThomas Hartney
about 1874 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherWilliam Hartney
November 23, 1875 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn Joseph Hartney
June 1877 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherGuy Hartney
February 1880 (Age 8 years)
Death of a fatherJames Michael “Michael” Hartney
1880 (Age 8 years)
Death of a motherMary Leyden
after 1888 (Age 16 years)

MarriageDella Mae ShasteenView this family
July 21, 1899 (Age 28 years)

Birth of a son
Dale William Hartney
November 2, 1903 (Age 32 years)

Birth of a daughter
Bessie Mae “Betty” Hartney
December 27, 1904 (Age 33 years)

Death April 28, 1916 (Age 45 years)
Family with parents - View this family
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
23 months
younger brother
19 months
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
Family with Della Mae Shasteen - View this family
Marriage: July 21, 1899
5 years
-14 months
Louis W. Cann + Della Mae Shasteen - View this family
wife’s husband
Marriage: October 19, 1912Windsor, ON
6 months
8 years


Great Lakes ship pilot. Died while crossing decks & drowned. He is listed in Toledo directories in the years just before his marriage to Della, sometimes as a bartender, sometimes as a sailor.

In the 1880 Elmira, NY census, he is listed as Patrick - three generartion os Hartney men who went by their middle name.

William's 1890 Elmira directory: Simon and Partick are laborers living at 958 Main st.

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Note: This shows the entire William Shasteen family living in Toledo, with Della married to James "Patrick" Hartney and living there as well.
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Note: James Patrick has no headstone. His grave is between the two headstones shown in the foreground.
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