Tuesday, December 15, 2015

John E. Healy.

John E. Healy.

Birth: unknown.
Death: Oct. 15, 1921.

Wife; Abbie Belle Tracy Healy.
Married 1875.

Children; Arthur E., Emmett J., Tracy K., Charles B., Hettie Healy.

Burial: Saint Bernards Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut. ,

Connecticut Ninth Infantry Co. G.
The Irish Regiment.

HEALY, PRIN. MUS. JOHN E., a native of New Haven, Ct., born Aug. 16, 1847; son of Patrick and Julia Healy who were from Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland. John E., enlisted in the Ninth, Sept. 20, 1861, a drummer boy of Company B, became drum major in 1862, and was promoted to be principal musician of the regiment, Jan. 1, 1863. His entire period of service, with regiment and battalion, covered three years and eleven months. He was mustered out Aug. 3, 1865. After the war, he entered a commercial college from which, in due time, he graduated and engaged in business pursuits. He interested himself in medicines, traveling and lecturing in that connection for a number of years. He also organized "Healy's Mirror of Ireland" and toured the country, with the same, four years. He subsequently organized the Hibernian Minstrels and for six years visited the principal cities with his troupe. He married Belle Tracy of Rockland, Me. Mr. and Mrs. Healy have had five children, four sons and one daughter. He is now engaged in the real estate business in New Haven.

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