Misc Obits - Persons b. Co. Clare
- New York Herald
New York, NY
July 16, 1869
MALONEY - In Jersey City, on Thursday, July 15, after a long illness,
EDWARD MALONEY, a native of parish of Glenomer, county Clare, Ireland, in
the 72d year of his age.
The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to
attend the funeral from his late residence, 206 Railroad avenue, on Saturday
morning, at nine o'clock. The remains will be taken to the Church of the
Immaculate Conception, corner of South Seventh and Erie streets, where a
solemn requiem high mass will be offered for the repose of his soul.
Dunkirk (N.Y.) papers please copy.
New York Herald
New York, NY
April 4, 1870
SEXTON - On Sunday morning, April 3, JOHN J. SEXTON, born in county
Clare, Ireland, aged 35 years.
The friends and relatives are respectfully invited to attend the
funeral from his late residence, No. 326 West Twenty-seventh street, on
Tuesday afternoon, at two o'clock.
New York Herald
New York, New York
November 23, 1872
CUSACK, At Jersy City, N.J. on Tuesday, November 20, 1872, P.B. CUSACK,
in the 47th year of his age, a native of Kilrush, county Clare, Ireland.
The remains were conveyed to the Cemetery of the Holy Cross, Flatbush,
Kilrush and Limerick (Ireland) papers please copy.
November 4, 1891
Published Atlanta's First Daily
Mr. Timothy Burke, one of the publishers of the first daily paper in
Atlanta, has recently died in that city of old age. He was born in County
Clare, Ireland, in 1807, as is believed, and removed to America in 1835.
After working in New York as a shoemaker he and a fellow countryman named
Michael Lynch made a tour of the south, finally locating at Atlanta, where
they remained friends till parted by death. Mr. Burke lived for a short time
in Newman, Ga. In 1850 he and his partner opened the first general bookstore
in Atlanta, and a few years later assisted in starting The Daily Examiner.
It made a brave fight, but died of want of support. Mr. Burke was three
times married and left five daughters. He was a devoted and consistent
Catholic and active in all organizations for ???? ing his church and people.
Middletown Daily Argus
Middletown, New York
June 9, 1897
Patrick Ryan, sixty-three years old, was stricken with apoplexy in Port
Jervis about 7 o'clock Tuesday morning while on his way to work and died
before a physician reached him.
Mr. Ryan was a native of County Clare, Ireland, and came to this country
thirty years ago. He resided at Otisville until ten years ago when he
removed to Port Jervis. He was an industrious man, who did his full duty in
all the relations of life.
He is survived by his widow and nine children, one of whom is Mrs.
Joseph Carroll, of this city.
Naugatuck Daily News
Dec 13, 1897
SOME AGED WOMEN
Mrs. Mary Flannery, aged 106, died in Independence, Ia., November 10.
Mary Flannery was born in County Clare, Ireland, February 2, 1791. She was
the mother of nine children, all born in Ireland.
Mrs. Margaret Boughan died at her home in Chicopee Falls recently. She
was born in Ireland and claimed to be 124 years of age. Her husband
corroborated her story and says that he discovered in the parish records of
her birthplace that she was born in 1773.
Steubenville Herald Star
April 24, 1899
Death of Miss Malone
Miss Mary Malone, for the past twenty years a resident of Steubenville,
died at the home of her sister, Mrs. P. Gorman, on North Third street,
Sunday evening, at 5 o'clock after an illness of several months. Deceased
was a daughter of the late Michael and Margaret Malone, and was born in
County Clare, Ireland. With relatives she came to this country about 40
years ago and for about half of that time has resided in this city.
Surviving members of the family are Mrs. German and two brothers, John T.,
of Indianapolis and M.J. Malone of Cleveland. Miss Malone was a member of
St. Peter's church.
May 14, 1901
DEATH WAS SUDDEN
Particulars of Illness of Mrs. Mary Galvin
Detroit Tribune, May 13: After an illness of only a few days, Mrs. Mary
Galvin, the aged mother of Martin E. Galvin, 87 Ledyard street, died
suddenly at the latter's home Saturday night at 11 o'clock. On Thursday she
suffered an attack of neuralgia of the heart, which finally caused her
Mrs. Galvin was well and favorably known in Detroit, having resided
here for the past nine years. She was born in Clare county, Ireland, Feb. 1,
1833, and in 1848 emigrated to this country with her parents who settled in
Ohio. There she was married and continued to reside until she came to
Detroit to make her home with one of her sons.
Mrs. Galvin was a widow and the children who survive are, Martin E.
Galvin, who is secretary and manager of the Standard Savings and Loan
association; J.W. Galvin, P.C. Galvin, Mrs. John Dilworth and Miss Mame
Galvin, all of Detroit, and J.F. Galvin of Decatur, Ills.
The Wellsboro Agitator
December 20, 1905
Mr. Edward Tully, of Patton, formerly of Morris Run, died recently after
a short illness. He was born in County Clare, Ireland, and came to America
in 1865, locating in Harrisburg and later at Morris Run, where he resided
until 1898, when he removed to Corning and afterwards to Patton. His wife
and seven children survive him. Funeral services and burial on Wednesday
last at Bloomsburg.
Jan 18, 1906
Mr. Hugh Tuohy died on Tuesday at his home, 11 Fourth street, northeast,
Washington, D.C. Mr. Tuohy, who was 89 years of age, was probably the oldest
clerk in the Treasury Department. He was born in County Clare, Ireland, and
came to the United States in 1841 to accept a partnership in the college
department at Georgetown University. After five years in that position he
resigned and came to Frederick, with the intention of joining the Jesuit
order. He studied there for five years in the Jesuit Novitiate and then
changed his mind and went to Washington and took a position in the Treasury
Department where he has been since. This was in 1862.
November 15, 1907
McGUIRE - Michael McGuire died at his home, 6854 Green St., Sunday and
was buried Tuesday at Mount Olivet, a solemn requiem high mass being first
celebrated at St. Brendan's church. He was husband of the late Annie
McDonough McGuire and father of Marie and Austin and brother of John,
William, Thomas and Edward, also Mrs. Kane and Mrs. Canning. He was a native
of Ballynugen, County Clare, Ireland.
Steven's Point, Wisconsin
March 24, 1909
MRS. CATHERINE PENDERGAST
Old Time Resident on Water Street Succumbs to Short Illness
Mrs. Catherine Pendergast died at her home at 700 Water street at 10:30
Tuesday evening, after an illness of just a week with the grip, followed by
pneumonia. Her condition had been regarded as serious from the first and the
end was not unexpected.
Catherine Holleran was born in County Clare, Ireland, on Dec. 25, 1833.
She came to this country with her parents when she was a young girl and
settled at London, Ohio, where she was married on April 4, 1855, to Martin
Pendergast. They came to Stevens Point about 1856 and the family home has
been maintained here ever since. Mr. Pendergast died in 1888. They were the
parents of nine children, of whom two died in infancy. The surviving
children are P.H. Pendergast of Winona, Mrs. James Griffin of Fifield, Mrs.
P.J. Savage of North Fond du Lac, James of Ashland, Somon G. of Milwaukee
and Mrs. Thomas Whittom, who has been living with her mother since last
August. The deceased also leaves two brothers, Patrick Holleran of
Indianapolis and Michael Holleran of London, Ohio.
During her many years of residence in Stevens Point Mrs. Pendergast came
to have a wide acquaintance and enjoyed the confidence and sincerest
friendship of all who knew her.
The funeral will be held from St. Stephen's Catholic church at 9 o'clock
Friday morning, Rev. W.J. Rice officiating, and the interment following in
the parish cemetery.
Mrs. Savage has been here with her mother since Saturday night. Patrick
came from Winona this afternoon and the other children are expected here for
April 21, 1909
Oldest Crestline Resident Dead
John Donnelly, aged 91 years and 6 days, the oldest Crestline resident,
died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Arthur O'Leary, Sunday. The remains
were taken to Wooster, for interment. Deceased was born in County Clare,
Ireland and lived in Wayne county, Ohio, for 44 years.
July 28, 1909
Death of Mrs. Heenan
The remains of the late Mrs. Elizabeth Heenan, aged 80 years, widow of
the late John Heenan, who died in 1881, were brought to Wellsboro Monday
from Antrim for interment in the Catholic cemetery.
Mrs. Heenan died at 7:35 o'clock Saturday morning of cancer, at her home
in Antrim after seven years suffering. Two sons and three daughters survive
her - Mr. Patrick Heenan, of Antrim; Mr. Simon Heenan, Mrs. Frank Kinsley,
and Mrs. Garrett Cushing, all of Joliet, Illinois; and Mrs. Matthew Donlon,
of Antrim. One brother, Michael Crow, of Crea, County Clare, Ireland, also
The funeral was held at the Catholic church in Antrim at 8:30 o'clock
Monday morning. Rev. John O'Toole celebrated a requiem high mass.
March 16, 1910
JOHN MURPHY DIES AT DAUGHTER'S HOME
Worked for City Street Department Nearly Forty Years
John H. Murphy, for sixty-one years a resident of Decatur, forty of
which years he spent in the employ of the city, died at 1:18 p.m. Wednesday
at the home of his daughter, Mrs. William Taylor, 1523 East Eldorado street.
Mr. Murphy would have been 83 years of age had he lived until March 4. Death
was due to old age and to a stroke of paralysis which he sustained about
five months ago.
Mr. Murphy was born in County Clare, Ireland, March 4, 1824 and came to
this country with his parents when he was 20 years of age. At first the
family lived in New York, but later came west to Chicago, then to Decatur.
Decatur, when Mr. Murphy first came here, was a prairie village without
railroads, though the Illinois Central had just been completed. Because of
his early knowledge of Decatur and his reliable memory Mr. Murphy was a
During his early years here Mr. Murphy worked at various occupations.
While the rolling mills were here he worked there. About 1870 he went to
work for the city street department until about a year ago.
Mr. Murphy's wife, who died some time ago, was Miss Mary A. Connelly,
sister of Mike Connelly. Six children were born to this union, of whom four
survive. They are Mrs. Lizzie A. Taylor, Miss Sadie Murphy, and Miss Neil
Murphy of Decatur, and Joseph A. Murphy of San Francisco.
The funeral will be held from St. Patrick's church at a time yet to be
Gazette and Bulletin
January 16, 1913
Mrs. Bridget Elizabeth Brophy, who died at the home of her daughter,
Mrs. William Groves, on Center street, Tuesday morning, after a long illness
with asthma and other ailments was born in County Clare, Ireland, 63 years
ago and came to this country at the age of 14. She came to Johnsonburg from
Rathbun with her husband, Patrick Brophy, who died thirteen years ago,
twenty-four years ago [ transcribed as written] and had since lived here.
She is survived by nine children, three sons and six daughters, also one
brother, John Clohessey, of South Africa. The funeral will be held Thursday
morning from Holy Rosary church at 9 o'clock with interment at St. Mary's by
the side of the remains of her husband and mother.
The Daily Review
May 16, 1914
MRS. P.H. REARDON, AGED 73, DEAD
Had Been in Failing Health Three Years
Mrs. Hanora Reardon, widow of Patrick H. Reardon, died at 6:45 Saturday
morning at the family residence, 1270 North Church street. Her age was
seventy-three years, five months and ten days. She had been in failing
health for the past three years, but her condition had only been serious
since Wednesday. Her death was caused by apoplexy.
Mrs. Reardon was born in County Clare, Ireland, Dec. 6, 1840. She came
to this country when she was only fourteen years old. Her early youth was
spent in New York state. Later she came to Platt county and there she was
united in marriage to Patrick H. Reardon. All their married life, until five
years ago, was spent near Monticello. Mr. Reardon retired from active life
five years ago and the family moved to Decatur. Two years later Mr. Reardon
In her younger days Mrs. Reardon was a woman of keen foresight and
unfailing judgment. She was a kind and loving mother, devoting her life to
her family. She is survived by seven children, Dennis Reardon of Monticello,
John Reardon of Cisco, Mrs. John Jeffords of Cicso, Mrs. S. Weler of Weldon,
Mrs. Nellie Spohr of Indianapolis and Miss Mattie Reardon and James Reardon,
who lived at home with their mother. She also leaves sixteen grandchildren
and one great, great, grandchild. She was widely known and had many friends.
The Wellsboro Agitator
February 7, 1917
- On January 24, occurred the death of Mrs. Bridget Brown at the home of her
sister, Mrs. Mary O'Dea after an illness of long duration. Deceased was born
in Kilrush, County Clare, Ireland, in 1852, coming to this country 35 years
ago, residing at Fall Brook, where she married the late John Brown in 1891.
Residing there until 16 years ago, whence she and her husband removed to
Morris Run, residing there until the time of her death. Deceased is survived
by one sister, Mrs. Mary O'Dea, and one brother, Michael Duffy, of
Australia. Funeral services were held at St. Joseph's church, Rev. Father
Needham officiating, interment at St. Andrew's Cemetery, Blossburg.
Oneonta Daily Star
Oneonta, New York
May 14, 1918
Michael Stack, brief notice of whose death appeared in The Star Monday
morning, was a native of County Clare, Ireland, where he was born 73 years
ago. At the age of 18 years he came to the United States, and for a time
resided at Syracuse, this state, and at Pittston and Plymouth, Pa. Later he
lived for many years at Wilkes-Barre, Pa., where he was employed as track
foreman on the D.L. & W. railroad. Two years ago last month he came to
Oneonta, where he has since resided with his son, William, at 6 Harvey
street. His illness was of about seven weeks' duration, and death was caused
by general debility owing to his advanced age. Mr. Stack had been totally
blind for the past ten years.
His surviving family consists of the son, William, above named, and
seven grandchildren - Miss Marie Stack of Rochester, Mrs. Jacob Greismer of
Wilkes-Barre and Carl, Frank, Joseph, Christian and William Stack of this
city. He was a much respected man and leaves many friends at Wilkes-Barre,
where he so long resided, to mourn his death.
The body will be taken on the 6:45 train this evening to Wilkes-Barre
where on Thursday morning there will be services in St. Mary's Roman
Catholic church, of which he was a member. Interment will be in St. Mary's
cemetery in that city beside his wife, who died seven years ago.
Davenport Democrat and Leader
April 23, 1925
OLD RESIDENT OF DAVENPORT IS SUMMONED
Mrs. Mary Costello Is Called - Lived Here for 60 Years.
Mrs. Mary Costello, a resident of Davenport for the past 60 years, died
at her home, 1132 Marquette street, at 5 p.m. today. She had been ailing for
the past four months.
The decedent was born in County Clare, Ireland, in 1848. She was the
widow of Daniel Costello, who died 28 years ago. She was a devout Catholic
and an active member of St. Mary's church, for 55 years and took part in all
parish affairs and was a member of the Altar and Rosary society for many
years. Surviving are three sons, Michael of California, and Thomas and
William of Davenport; two daughters, Mrs. William Nahrgang of Davenport and
Mrs. Walter Rohn of Chicago; seven grandchildren and four
The funeral will be held from the home of her daughter, Mrs. William
Nahrgang, 1128 Marquette street, Saturday, at 8:30 a.m. to St. Mary's church
at 9 a.m. Interment will be made in Holy Family cemetery.
The Lincoln Star
Aug 22, 1930
Funeral at Alliance
(Special to the Star)
ALLIANCE, Neb., Aug 22 - Funeral services were held Wednesday at the Holy
Rosary Catholic church for Michael Collins, 71. he was born in County Clare,
Ireland, and had resided here for the past forty-five years. He was a
ranchman, and leaves his wife, four daughters, and a son.
Cathy Joynt Labath
Ireland Old News