1901 City Directory. Young Simon Shiely was 17 when started his career as a bricklayer at the Capitol. He was 3rd generation Irish, born in Minnesota in 1883 and he lived in this house with his parents and their large family for many years. He married and raised a family in St. Paul working as a bricklayer. Shiely was honored in 1957 for being a 55 year member of Bricklayers Local 1. He died here in 1961 at the age of 78.